Medicine: Eureka!

Dr. Samuel George Barker, a Jefferson, Iowa dentist, was happy as an autograph collector who has just discovered a Button Gwinnett in his own attic. In last week's Journal of the American Dental Association, he told all about it:

"I have examined the teeth of approximately 25,000 people. Out of that vast multitude, I have found but one person whose teeth have fulfilled all the specifications. . . . Miss Lois Price, 18 years old . . . came to me as a dental assistant, and has worked by my side every day for six months. . . . The first day...

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