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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 28, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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ANAESTHETIC? BAH! MUSIC SOOTHES PAIN
AS MAN IS CUT UP ON OPERATING TABLE .
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Dr. Edmond Krause and Two Bars From "Tschaikowsky's 1812 Overture''
Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. 28. The
ether cap, skopomaline, chloroform,
cocaine and such other anesthetics
approved by science were cast aside
for the soothing effects of music
when Dr. Edmond Kraus, a promi
nent vocalist of Minneapolis, sub
mitted to an operation in the cham
bers of Dr. Charles Benjamin Wright
Today Dr. Kraus is proudly citing
the incident as proof of his long held
belief that music, to the musician, is
as good a pain killer and as soothing
as cocaine is to the man without an
artistic sense.
"I absolutely felt no pain," Dr,
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