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NOTE: The following information is from a book published in 1899 and is included here for historical purposes only.
"Post-office, Wilhoit. Hotel. Access : From Salem, Marion County, twenty-five miles northeast by wagon road. These springs are seven in number, and flow about 700 gallons per hour. An analysis by J. A. Veatch, M.D., in 1869, showed the following mineral ingredients:
WILHOIT'S SODA SPRINGS
The water is said to have a temperature as it flows of 35° F.
This is an exceedingly valuable water, combining as it does a number of important chemical ingredients. It is very pleasant to the palate, and, according to Dr. H. Carpenter, it operates on the second day as a laxative and diuretic. It contains a considerable percentage of iron, which gives it tonic and reconstructive properties."
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