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MAN WHO 19 ALL BONE.

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MAN WHO 19 ALL BONE. Alban Ku'shbrook, an inmate of the Work- house Infirmary at Swainsthorpe, Norwich, is known as "the brittle man." His muscles have been turning into bone since he was eight years of age. To-day, says the "Daily Sketch," he cannot put spectacles on unless he uses a pair of curling tongs to hoist them on to his nose. The progress of the diseaseâknown as myositis ossificans-has made him into an expressionless mummy. A hasty movement would cause fractures. He must restrict his actions all the time. He cannot sit down. When he is not lying on his bed he is propped against a wall. Some of his teeth have been removed, in order that he may be fed. He can smoke and read. He writes with diffi- culty. With it all his bone-muscles are sensitive to the slightest touch, and he has a good appetite. The doctors can do nothing for him.

HELPLESS WARSHIP.

BLISSFUL IGNORANCE. •

JFUN AND FANCY.

! HOME HINTS.

USEFUL RECIPES.

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