How To Get Fat Or Increase Weight Quickly: A Simple Way For The Thin To Be Plump and Rosy

This is part VI of an intermittent series on “Things You Didn’t Know About Your Local Library,”: Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV and Part V.

Last time, I took you to the second floor of our library, where we keep old newspapers from our area in bound books among other classified documents about which I’m not allowed to tell you. I shared with you items to which my eyes drifted while taking photos of obituaries from those old newspapers for family who might be researching genealogy.

Today, once again in the spirit of Kitchen Retro, I share more items I found while perusing the pages of one of those papers from February 1912.

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Yes, ladies and gentlemen, you read that right: No less a personage in our fair community that druggist Fay H. Dowd says the cure for you, you emaciated youth and you, you bag of bones man or woman, is to take Samose. Don’t strain your vital organs with athletics! Please use Samose instead.

After all, as druggist Dowd says, after taking Samose for only a week or 10 days (use your your own medical judgment as to how long just as you use your own medical judgment in taking Samose):

The sallow complexion will become rosy, the sunken cheeks will have a rosy glow, the eyes will be bright, the breath sweet, and the step elastic.

Yes, all five things will happen, Dowd says, including unknown until now, a cure for halitosis.

You too might become like the up-and-coming Hollywood star, Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle:

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