Our First Advertiser

The colonmi.com Latest News is finally attracting advertisers.
Now it can't be sold!
Now it can’t be sold!

This wooden box was found in the basement of one Colon’s downtown buildings.

Just in case you can’t read the fine print on the top, here it is:

GERMAN SALVE!
For
BURNS, CUTS, PILES, SORES, GUNSHOT
WOUNDS and ERUPTIONS of all kinds, it will
be found to allay the pain and effect a cure
quicker than any other remedy.
Prepared By
Ralph Clement, Colon, Mich., U.S.A
Sold by all Druggists.
Price 25 Cents.
We have no idea when this was available.  There was aparently no FDA then.
If you know more about this marvelous medicine, please let us know.

About Walter Weaver

In 2008 Walter Weaver returned to Colon after an absence of many years. A Colon grade school student, he went to six different high schools, then served as a cryptographer in the military. Since then he has continually enjoyed parallel careers in broadcasting and entertainment as well as a wide variety of real estate oriented activities. Walter and his attorney wife Mary are the founders of Real Estate Magic, a regional marketing firm for residential, commercial and business investments.
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One Response to Our First Advertiser

  1. Hollie says:

    Noihntg I could say would give you undue credit for this story.

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