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FATAL INACCURACY N
A well-known doctor was examin
., ing a class of nurses. 'He described
' the condition of a patient, and asked
, one nurse how much morphine, in her
' opinion, should be administered to
, "Eight grains," promptly replied
- the nurse.
The doctor made no comment, and
the girl passed on. When her turn
1 . came again she appeared greatly
& confused, and said to the examiner:
"Doctor, I wish to correct the answer
f I made last time. I meant to say
J that one-eighth of a grain should be
given to the patient"
'? "Too late," remarked the physi
tlcian, without looking up from his
question paper. "The man's dead."
A schoolteacherrecently gave his
' pupils a lecture on patriotism. He
pointed out the high motives which
moved the Territorials to leave their
:. homes and flght for their country.
The schoolteacher noticed that one
, boy 'did not pay attention to the in-
struction and as a test question he
"What motives took the Territo-
rials to the war?"
The boy was puzzled for a moment,
''then, remembering the-. public "send-off"
to the local regiment at the,rail
)way station, he replied: "Locomo
i fives, sir." Tit-Bits.
A NAUTICAL VIEW
- Tommy saw a small tug towing a
glarge ship, and heard the tug whistle
'0h, papa," he cried, greatly excit
ed. "See! The big boat's got the
"-little one by the tall and it's squealing-"
"How it is that you look so healthy
. "Every time I sit down to worry X
all asleep," . "J
"You say Loretta's case is one of
"Yes, both the doctor and druggist
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