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Huntsville Independent (AL)
Huntsville Independent (AL)
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Description: Hon. W. C. Oates Writing History of 15th AL Regiment;
Dr. Baldwin's Successful Eye Surgery

Date: October 22 1885

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Madison County, AL Library

Page/Column: Page 2, Column 3

Hon. W. C. Oates, member of Congress, is writing a history of the Fifteenth Regiment. No man in Alabama wields an abler pen than Col. Oates.
Dr. B. J. Baldwin, of Montgomery, some weeks ago performed an altogether successful operation upon the eyes of a Mr. Busby residing hear Verbena. The patient is a very old man and has been totally blind for a long time. When a glass lens was recently substituted for the natural one removed in the operation the first subject that met the restored sight was eh venerable wife. To the surprise of all and to the delight of the shriveled dame, the patient exclaimed, “Why, bless you, Mary, you are as putty as you ever was!”

Submitted: 03/28/19

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