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AIJT NATURE WONDERFUL!
A Trip to the Dentist's This is a cheerful little tale pleasant subject and everything like writing something funny about a crutch. Now, let's see. Yep, it's that big log in the back up in the gallery, Feels like some little fiendish demon Every time the nerve quiets down he punctures it with a red-hot sharp crow-bar. OUCH! OOIE! You try to soothe it with water. YOW! Too cold! Have to take it a little warmer. Ah, that fluiets it for a few sec dnds! Now it starts agajn. More water. That's the way you spend the night a moutniui or water every lu sec onds. If morning will only hurry up so you can hotfoot to the dentist s At breakfast your whole .face is sore. Have to take your coffee in an eye dropper. Finally you arrive at the dentist's. You slide into the wait ing room. A couple of customers look up from the latest 1903 magazines den tists always have on hand. You sit around awhile and study the den tist's diploma, examine all the faces or the photos of dental graduates, then finally pick up a woman's mag azine, Christmas number for 1901. The two customers have been treat ed. It's jour turn now. The. dentist greets you with a big grin and a "Good niorning," while he unhooks a solid rock drill from the infernal drilling machine. You start to tell him what an awful time you're having with that bum tooth. He's heard the same thing thousands of times before. It ain't news to him and he says, "All right, we'll see what we can do for it." You sit in the chain, "Now, which one is it?" You try, to answer while he has the mirror in your throat. "Iks thla buack un." He knocks it with a nut pick. Ow! Down comes. the drill. j Brzzzzzzzz. Whew! Qw! Ooo! Oh: Now he washes it with water. Yow! Too cold! Sticks some cotton in it, then puts a few drops of knock-em-dead smelling medicine on it That's all for the first treatment. By the way, he examines all youi other tusks, finds eight cavities, one to yank out and two to be crowned. Fine stuff! "Now let's see, when can you com6 again? Wednesday afternoon, 4:30? Fine. Out you go, a little better but kinda sore yet and your moutt smelling like a hospital Oh, boy! chesuVc1harlie lYB THIS THE OTHER. UT YOU WWt IF- PUU, 17 A6A,IN: UWJ A PtU-ewJ CAME UP To ME AND " C riQ I'VE BEEN N(j TO ltL.W tOU SOMETHING-?oft A WEEK BAcli AU.15WLHT,TEU. MB, idma H& AVSufffeNT w mt: see1