CONSERVATION: Excision; Explosion; Examination


Excision; Explosion; Examination

In Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park fortnight ago Navajo Indians were giving a tribal fire dance. One interested spectator was a very tall, very thin man with bright deep-sunken eyes. Beside him stood the manager of a bus company. Suddenly the bus manager clapped his hand to his right side, groaned in agony, collapsed. The tall thin man had him removed to an emergency hospital nearby, tapped his abdomen, announced crisply: "Appendix. We'll have to operate at once. Not a moment to lose!"

The bus manager was made ready...

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