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How to Prevent Appendicitis

evening mealThe Summit Herald of October 27, 1906 reported that the Summit Athletic Association was to be reorganized, with a new manager for the city’s baseball team. The Public Library had over 800 active members, and added 466 volumes to its collection in the past year. Summit resident Harry Coggeshall was expected to return soon from an extensive tour of the American West. His last stop was at San Francisco, and he arrived there shortly after the great earthquake. Campbell’s drugstore advertised Orino Laxative Fruit Syrup “to prevent appendicitis”, claiming that sufferers of appendicitis often have chronic constipation.

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