A "Color" Doctor Dead At
Latin Reader - March 29, 1895
He Hadn't Taken a Bath for Twenty-Five Years.
St. Louis, Mol, March
Dr. Hotchkiss had a natural aversion to water, and is said to have not taken a bath for over 25 years, but scoured himself with dry sand.
He claimed to have discovered the elixir vitae. At regular intervals, he stood over a smoking brazier and allowed the smoke to envelop his body.
Stolen, in very poor taste, from Alf