Medicine: Tonics & Sedatives

At Elizabeth City, N. C., happened an accident, result of a practical joke, the account of which in the local newspaper was so quaint that the Journal of the American Medical Association reprinted it last week among its

"Tonics & Sedatives."* The reprinted account:

"IRVIN NIXON'S INSIDES ARE ALL STILL THERE—

Hertford Youth Survives Blast of Air That Nearly Tore His Insides Out—

Irvin Nixon, the 15-year-old Hertford youth, victim of a ghastly practical joke which nearly cost him his life, was released from the Elizabeth City Hospital Sunday morning. Young Nixon was brought...

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