Medicine: Blue Death

Human proof of an effective antidote for cyanide poisoning was working as an orderly in a San Francisco county hospital last week. Cuthbert Reiveley, 24, onetime medical student at the University of Michigan, drank about 15 grains of potassium of cyanide in a tumbler half full of water, at once told some friends, fell unconscious. They rushed him to an emergency hospital where Dr. Raymund Joseph Millzner was presiding. Dr. Millzner judged from Cuthbert Reiveley's blue lips and fingernails what had happened, washed out the patient's stomach with a solution of baking soda....

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