21 dec 1898 algona republican skin graft
for Emmetsburg. Emmetsburg business art sold A Case of Skin Grafting 1 . • Drsi Keneflck and Stull did a big job of skin grafting Saturday on W. H. Jones foot that was burned in his accident accident six weeks ago. The skin was entirely entirely peeled off the top of his foot and it would have taken a long time for nature nature unaided to have replaced this epidermis. epidermis. Volunteers were called for to furnish the necessary skin patches, but it is intimated with only slim success" in town. The country boys came to the rescue in fine style. Those who allowed allowed the doctor to shave off thin films of skin from their arms and legs were James O'Rourke, Hardy Rickard, John Nolan, Oscar Anderson, Martin Thornton, Thornton, young Newman of Prairie and Robert Norton. The last named is a boy twelve years old, who volunteered and came twice to have the pieces taken taken from his arm. This operation is not painful. A very, thin slice of skin is shaved off with a razor and clapped on the foot, pressed down and bound with a bandage. In a couple of days it ad- beresso.that it can't be washed off. The grafts are not joined together, but they spread and unite in time.