Medicine: Sill Story

Karl K. Kitchen, newspaper colyumist (New York Sun) last week reported that "a few nights ago one of the most eminent physicians in New York received a tel phone message to hurry over to a home in the upper Eighties, off Park Avenue." The physician "was conducted upstairs to a bathroom on the third floor where a middle-aged woman wrapped in bath towels was seated" on what polite Kolyumist Kitchen called "a window sill, part of the low window having been converted into a seat." Situation: the sill had been freshly painted; the lady was stuck, to move caused...

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