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the first time and a very good friend he was to me in after days. The following week I had a bad time. The poison had got above the amputated part and above the knee got very bad and I had three more operations when deep incisions were made in that part and draining tubes put through. I was fed at this time on Raw Beef Juice, Champagne Chicken Jelly and Chicken Broth and my appetite was good. I had plenty of pain with the tubes at dressing times but most of the days I was alright. The boys were very kind and solicitous about my welfare and Bissell, Paddy, Deyell, Mills, and especially Walters were very interested and kind.
Hot Boracic Formentations and a hyperdermic injection of some stuff did wonders for me, though I had many frights thinking I would have to have it taken off higher up or have my knee in