Dr. Davidson—(At Wednesday's lecture)—"Gentlemen, tannic acid
unites with most every substance to form the insoluable (annates."
Dr. Huff—(At following Monday's lecture,)—"Mr. Bowling, what is the
antidote for inu.-h-rouin poisoning?"
Dr. Hull'—"How do you figure that out — did you ever bear that from this
Bowling—"Why doctor, you see 1 figured it like this: Dr. Davidson said
that tannic acid united with mosl every substance, so I thought that it would
unite with the 'mush' to form the insoluble tannate of mush, and leave
'loom' in the stomach."
Someone had been a little imprudent and bad taken on a trifle more wine
than bis brain could handle, so he was swaying with the breeze on his return
home at 2 A. M. In his front yard grew one lonesome little sapling, and as luck
would have it, he butted into it. Falling backward, and starting again, he ran
into il again, and again, and again. No matter what direction be started, there
he met this lonesome sapling. He began to utter expressions which came to the
ears of a friend in the bouse. The friend called , "Frank, what in the world is
the matter with you?" This mournful reply was returned, "Lost in an impene¬
Dr. Grigg was working at his chair one afternoon, and bis patient was a
charming young lady upon who be especially desired to make a favor¬
able impression. Another patient, an elderly man, called him and in the pres¬
ence of the young lady and much to the chagrin of Dr. Grigg, the following
conversation look place:
Patient—"Doc, this plate don't fit."
Dr. Grigg—"0, I think it is all right—bufrperhaps the suction isn't just
Patient—"Maybe that's it, but if 1 were in your place, I'd learn 'em to suck
before I sent anv more of 'cm out!"
B. M. NASH, Reporter.