While Hill City is certainly as healthy as any community, like all others she needs doctors occasionally, and if there is one thing in the world that you want the best of, it is the best "doctoring."
Hill City has several physicians, competent in every way and deserving of all praise, but there is one to whom we wish to call your special attention. The one is Dr. Lottie R. Findley.
She was born in Osage county, Kansas in 1880 and moved with her parents to Graham county when she was 6 years of age. Her father homesteaded three miles east of Morland, and four years later her mother died.
is one of eleven children, nine of which are still living and four are
at present interested in medicine, a boy and a girl as doctors, and a boy
and a girl as pharmacists.
When she had finished the schools here she went to Topeka where she entered the medical college, and two years later became a student at the Woman's Medical College of Kansas City, from which she took her Doctor's degree in 1902, when she was 22 years of age.
Dr. Findley's first year of actual practice was in Centropolis, Franklin county. Three years ago she came to Hill City and bought the office and practice of Dr. Parker. Since that time she has not only enlarged her practice, but has won for herself the esteem and appreciation of the people of Graham county and adjoining counties.
as people love to call her, endears herself to the sick and their friends
by her strong, sympathetic nature and deep interest in and devotion to
The explicit confidence which people have in her is due largely to her thorough and up-to-date knowledge of medicines. She spares no effort or expense to keep acquainted with the latest discoveries and inventions in the medical world, and has one of the best equipped offices in western Kansas. In her operating room is a Static electrical battery with X-Ray attachment. This battery is recommended by the best of medical fraternities for the treatment of rheumatism, nervous troubles, and neuralgia. For the location of fractures, dislocations, broken bones, etc., and for the treatment of cancers and all other skin diseases, the X-Ray machine is without an equal, and Doctor Findley finds it inestimable value in her practice. She has a well filled case of modern and well selected surgical instruments and is well equipped for all minor surgical work.
She has given particular attention to the eye and its diseases, has in her office a Trail Case for testing eyes and has had marked success in fitting glasses and treating eyes.
Dr. Findley fills and compounds all her prescription from her own drug stock which invoices close to $800.
practice makes it necessary for her to keep 2 teams, and many days in addition
to taking care of 15 or 20 patients in the office, she drives nearly a
hundred miles to see her country patients. She considers it necessary that
a successful practitioner have all the latest scientific treatise on diseases
and remedies and has a well selected medical library.
is as fond of Graham county as Graham county is of her and as an evidence
of her confidence in our county and regard for her people, she has bought
a nine roomed cottage, where she makes ideal home for her aged father.