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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 20, 1912, Image 9

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'This photograph shows how Mrs. Laura Stender of Chicago
was brought back to the land of the living'after she had seemingly
died. The resuscitation was accomplished by placing a tube to the
nostrils of the victim of gas asphyxiation and pumping oxygen into
the lungs, while at the same time the poisonous gas was sucked out
Mrs. Stender, afterwards, posed for this photograph for a repre
sentative of The I)ay Book.
She with her daughter and a friend had been overcome by gas
Jeaking from a stove, and had been found unconsciously a neighbor,
-who telephoned to an electric power company for"! pulmotor, a
recent German invention, which the company keeps to resuscitate
employes in times of accidents. This same pulmotor has revived
several people within the last few days.
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Up to a few months ago, there'
was a pensioner on the pension
roll of 1776.
When a literary society gets
through with an author he is a
mystery even to himself.
If you love men you haven't
time to notice whether they arq
in style or not.
Mr. Morse says he doesn't want
to die in jail. He should have
thought of that sooner.
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