Medicine: Bed-Wetters Belled

To stop nervous or badly trained children from wetting their beds, a habit which should cease by the age of three, Northwestern University psychologists last week recommended this device: a bed pad with negatively charged wires on one side, positively charged wires on the other, a sheet of cloth between. When the cloth becomes damp, it completes a weak electric circuit, causes a bell to ring and wake the wetter. Inventor of this ingenious device was Psychology Professor John Jacob Brooke Morgan. 49, bachelor of divinity, twice-married father of two. Chicago and Evanston,...

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