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...