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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 27, 1912, Image 11

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DOCTOR GAVE "ONE OF THESE LITTLE ONES" A "
CUP BRIMFUL OF HIS OWN LIFE'S BLOOD -
"And whosover shall give to drink unto one of these "-
' J little ones a cup of cold water . . . verily I say unto
you" he' shall inno wise lose his reward." Jesus.
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Would you give a quart of your
own lifers Wood' for ajjaby's life?
Dr. Audley Sanders did, and
thought the life cheap at the
price. It wasn't his baby, either.
Dr Audley Sanders.
And it was such a little baby, so
puny and anemicthat every min
ute of the five' days ifliad been in
the world hadlooked-likeits last.
This was a kidnaped baby,,
strictly speaking, for Dr. Sanders
ran away with it before he had
time to tell its mother what he
was about. He just glanced at'
the wee bundle of '- humanity
wrapped it in a blanket, ran from
the house,N hailed a taxicab and
went speeding to Wesley hospital
at a rate that did violence to all
the speed laws of Chicago and the
commonwealth of Illinois and
that left a traiLdf fuming police
men in his wake.
When he reached the hospital1
he leaped from the taxi and hur
ried to the operating room with
the "baby in his anus.
"This baby is dying," he said
to Dr. Victor Lespinnase, the op
erating surgeon.
The surgeon said .that transfu
sion of blood was the only hope
and that-it was only a matter of7
minutes till even that would noj:
avail.
Then Dr. Sanders promptly,
bared his arm and the surgeon
went to work. An artery in the '
doctor's arm was cut, a corre
sponding incision was made in an
artery of the baby's neck, the two
incisions were joined by a mag
nesium Ting, and for 20 minutes
every throb of the big heart of
the doctor sent fresh blood cours- -
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