GRAIN OF CORN IN CHILD'S WINDPIPE

1909

RECORD CREATED BY : TINA EASLEY

 

 

tina@grnco.net

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ar/county/greene/

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MONDAY , FEB. 8, 1909 - FRONT PAGE - THE DAILY SOLIPHONE

BALD KNOB , ARKANSAS FEB 8,

A REMARKABLE SURGICAL OPERATION , CONSIDERING THE CIRCUMSTANCES , HAS JUST BEEN UNDER GONE BY A FOUR YEAR OLD DAUGHTER OF MARION JOHNSON . A GRAIN OF CORN THAT THE CHILD HAD FOR 41 DAYS IN HER WINDPIPE WAS REMOVED THROUGH THE CHILD'S WINDPIPE . THE CORN WAS REMOVED BY CUTTING A LONG SLIT IN THE TUBE AND INSERTION OF INSTRUMENTS . THE LITTLE GIRL'S LUNGS WERE FOUND TOO BE AFFLICTED BUT THE PHYSICIANS STATED THE CHANCES FOR RECOVERY WERE GOOD.