Studio portrait of Dr. H. Slippern who practiced medicine in Fosston, Minnesota, 1904-1909. Handwritten on the back: "Dr. Slippern, Fosston, MN. Dr. Allen Sather (Norman's father) bought Dr. Slippern's medical practice in 1909. Dr. Slippern left for Poulsbo, Wash. Died there, 1947, 84 yrs old."
Label reads: Cormontan's Pinaret Syrup, Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. (Creosoted) Chloroform 4 Min. to Fl Oz., Ammonium Chloride, White Pine, Wild Cherry, Pine Tar, Oil of Eucalyptus, Menthol, Creosote, Glycerin, Honey and Sugar Syrup. For COUGHS due to COLDS. Directions: Adults take a teaspoonful every hour till 4 doses are taken, then take every 3 of 4 hours for 2 or 3 days if needed. Children: 9 to 12 yrs. 2/3 teaspoonful; 4 to 9 yrs, 3/4 teaspoonful; 3 to 6 yrs, 1/2 teaspoonful. Give 3 times daily 4 hours apart, and one dose during night if desired. Sip slowly to obtain the most benefit. Important: Persistent coughs may be serious. If a cough persists for ten days or if accompanied by high temperature, discontinue preparation and consult your physician. Net 6 FL OZS., No. 48, E. H. Cormontan, Druggist, Fosston, Minn., Distributors.
This handwritten order on the letterhead of Amundson and Lee, dealers in General Merchandise and Hardware, of Newfolden, Minnesota is dated June 13, 1916. It requests the shipment of a dozen Goodie's Barbwire Liniment by express from the P. M. Mark Medicine Company.
Receipt for an order for pharmaceutical items was taken on August 16, 1933 by an employee of the P. M. Mark Medicine Company of Fosston, Minnesota, for Bear Park Mercantile of Bear Park township, Minnesota.