low fever in New Orleans, a German peasant by the name of Wm. Bosch, was admitted to the Charity Hospital with the disease.
the discharge was issued to the dead man, and the body of Wm. Bosch was to be consigned to the dead- house.
In the morning wsaid be.
The surgeon read the paper carefully.
"Mr. Bosch, this says that you died yesterday evening, how do you exhas sent in a certificate for the burial of the body of William Bosch, and we must act upon his statement."
The German burgeon; "you are mistaken Dr--, you will take the body of Mr. Bosch to the dead-house and cut it open, to ascertain of what disease he died."
Mr. Bosch's breast heaved with emotion.
His knees shook beneath him, and his eyes widened at the thoug the rules of the establishment cannot be violated."
Mr. Bosch was delighted with the magnanimity of the doctor.
He proyed; the rules of the establishment must not be violated; Mr. Bosch must be flayed alive, if his certificate says so; but let