Medicine: New Trumpet

Since the 17th Century, Science has recognized the phenomenon that enables people stone deaf to hear conversation if exceedingly loud repercussions occur at the same time. Utilizing this principle, Dr. Byron E. Eldred of Manhattan has invented an ear trumpet. His apparatus consists of a box which, attached to an electric socket, shouts into the ear a large noise, part click, part scream, part whir, not unlike that of an electric train. At a recent meeting of the New York Otological Society, Dr. Eldred presented his invention. The society was skeptical.

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