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Little Willie's Hot Springs Specific

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1992
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s64x55x4
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325222
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4

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Title Little Willie's Hot Springs Specific
Description SECOND PLACE ANECDOTE LITTLE WILLIE'S HOT SPRINGS SPECIFIC Conrad Frischknecht 12225 Shadywood Lane S.W. Tacoma, Washington 98498 Little Willie's Hot Springs Specific was a patented medicine sold at night at Felt's Pavilion in Manti by a fly-by-night party which was composed of a manager and by a hypnotist who provided entertainment and whatever The barker for Little Willie's Hot Springs Specific relied entirely on testimonials to make sales. The happy at all. It must be remembered that the potential customer helped the medicine man. There were many illnesses and would be people who had not found cures for their ailments. Little Willie's concoction might be their la'st chance to find relief. Enough people took the chance Co make the venture profitable for a week at a time. The dismal talk about a multiplicity of diseases was a hoax that several of us took French leave after Deacon's meeting one night and went to Felt's. The hypnotist offered any boy in the audience a small sum of money to be his subject. One of our schoolmates accepted the offer. The boy complied with in™ him that he had red (biting) ants in his pants. The suggestion was as real as ants and the boy tried everything short of taking off his pants to get rid of the insects. Next the hypnotist said the boy had lice in his hair, and our schoolmate soon had both thumbs and index 4
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Identifier 018_Little Willie's Hot Springs Specific.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325060
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4/325060