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THE CALENDAR GIRL,
WANTS A DIVORCE
A SUICIDE WORKS ITS
WAY INTO GARTER
THE DAY BOOK
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VOL 3, NO. 173
Chicago, Tuesday, April 21, 191'4
SURGEON REMOVES BULLET FROM
EATING HEART AND SAVES LIFE
Marvelous Operation Performed on Young Boy Doctor,
j Tells the' Story He Stops Hearts for Two and One
hqlf Minutes for Experimental Operations.
- BY NIXOLA GREELEY-SIVHTH
New York, April 21. The living,
throbbing heart of a human being
has been taken out of the body itself,
a bullet embedded in it cut out, the
.violently beating heart sewn up and
That is modern surgery's greatest
And the 'boy whose heart was so
mended is., alive today and is work
ing again as if nothing had ever
happened to him!
Modern surgery announced its
greatest triumDh xf the v twentieth
century in the accomplishment of
two celebrated surgeons, before the
American Surgical Association in
New York city.
Dr. Alexis Carrel of the Rockefeller
Institute, winner of the Nobel Prize
in 1912, told the assembled surgeons
of his success in interrupting the cir
culation of blood in a dog for two
and a half minutes, in which time he
performed delicate operations which,
if duplicated in the human heart will
enable surgical science to repair
many injuries to that delicate organ,
which are now invariably f ataL
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