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BOB TOOK A SWIG OF LYE PA SPENT $15,000 TO,
GET HIM FIXED UP SO HE CAN EAT AGAIN
Pittsburgh, Pa., April 3. After er things dear to the palate of a lit-
having $16,000 spent on his alimen- tie boy really are.
tary canal and being under an anaes- . A- a 'eI1L tuuVB""u u iJ"f l"
,, '. ,r,. . .v. x 4.1 , cians and surgeons at Atlantic City,
thetic 45 tunes in thMast three years, R r. He h,wtlon nd '
Robert Hoffman, aged 6, of Sewick- CTeatest Dhvsicians in the world mar
velled at his cure.
The lad is the son of J. H. Hoff
man, a well-known restaurant pro
prietor. MABE IT ONLY SEEMS LONGER
And here's a gentle word of en
couragement and joy for the "old
She lives longer on this happy'
earth than a mere married woman.
Experts inthe. employ of 43 insur
ance companies have substantiated
these facts by statistics gathered last'
But just why this is so, statistics
fail to show. '
Anyway, the old maid should worry
as to why.
PLEASURE HATES COMPANY
' Robert Hoffman
ley, a suburb of Pittsburgh, is able
now to eat as other folks do.
Three years ago little Robert took
a swig of lye. It ate through the
channel leading to his stomach, and
since that time, until a few days ago,
food found its way into his stomach
by means of rubber tubes. It's differ"
ent now, as the tubes have been re
moved, and Robert knows how truly
good ice cream, mashed potatoes
smothered in chicken gravy, and oth-
"My wile wants to go to Paris."
"Well, why don't you let her?"
"Because that's-where I want to
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