Medicine: Benidict

Parents who worry over the fragility of children could draw comfort last week over the hardihood of Benidict Kampa of Whitehall, Wis. Just out of a hospital, Benidict was making a nice recovery after an automobile crash which tore out 4½ inches of his skull. In 1931, 4-year-old Benidict was horribly scorched when a kettle of boiling water upset on his head. In 1929, 2-year-old Benidict tripped into a hay chute, fell onto a cow, had his throat punctured by the animal's horns.

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