Medicine: Handiwork Rewarded

Scallawaggery received its punishment in a Chicago court last week. Some 20 years ago one Peter Grimes broke his leg at Waterloo, Iowa. He became young Dr. Joseph Ambrose Jerger's first case. Dr. Jerger mended the leg with metal plates and, a good artist, scratched his name on the plates. His fee was $500. Peter Grimes did not pay. Pleading poverty, he disappeared.

Over a year ago, in Chicago, Peter Grimes had the same leg rebroken, this time by a pie wagon. By chance Dr. Jerger, now practicing in Chicago,...

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