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9. no. 41.
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-P. Michael Egan, D. H. 1?.
D i ’ By;T he Editor
Oil over a year the Editor had been
having trouble in the new two-
iiat building which he had inher-
ited from his grandmother. Water per-
sisted at times in backing up in the
bathroom washbowl, when the people
in the flat above him poured water
down their own. Plumber after plumber
had come, scratched his chin, knocked
around the pipes 21 bit with a wrench
and had then gone away after appar-
ently rectifying the trouble. Again and
a all: had the trouble returned. And it
was about this time that, in despera-
tion, the Editor happened to describe
his troubles to his friend Jenk s.
Jenkins nodded his head sagely. “You
announced.‘ "I advise Egan,
Marshall Field Annex Building.
will fix you up. I had about as hard
a not as that to crack in my own
"Egan! Specialist!" ejaculated the
Editor. “Marshall F-wait-"
But. Jenkins, snatching out his watch
and crying out that he was fllteen min-
utes‘ late in meeting his spouse, had
dashed thru the door and was far down
All that night the Editor thought
about Jenkins’ words. Four times he
had tried that evening to get Jenkins
on the wire, but each time Central had
reported, “Line out of order." Thus it
was that when morning came, the Edi-
tor was no wiser than the evening he-
surged 3. mass of sudsy. soapy water
This was too much. A
wn town to the Marshall
Field Building to see this Egan-whm
ever or whatever he might be.
The only Egan in this vast beehive of
doctors and professional men was one,
I’. Michael Egan. D. H. P. More or less
mystified, but undaunted, The Editor
took the elevator to suite 1212, as shown
on the bulletin board, and there found
the name of P. Michael Ego
lettered in neat gold artistic
He rang the bell.
"I want to see this mart Egan,” began
“Have you called up and made an
appointment?" she asked in a cool voice.
"N0," W admitted.
She repaired o a notebook and
scanned its pages carefully. “You should
have done so," she said reproachfully,
“but you l.rs in good fortune after all.
give you an appointment n 3
The Editor used her telephone to no-
n. D. . P.,
A trim girl opened
door to the inner ufllces 0
young fellow with keen black eyes, aged
"Dr. Egan will see the 9 o'clock sp-
pointee." were his words.
The Editor stumbled to his feet and
made his way, following the direction
indicated. into a. large consulting li-
brary. whose walls seemed to contain
blueprints and diagrams of piping.
mahogany desk was illled with papers.
and a bookcase near by was jammed with
plumes. A. huge red-faced Irishman,
hugs white card as the Editor,droDDed
into the waiting c air.
"Now, what is the case?" he asked.
dipping his pen into the ink. ‘
"I 111 have made a. mistake," stam-
ing able to do anything, to see Egan,
but l‘il go at once "
“Describe the case." said K’. Michael
b a ‘right
symptoms started. and give. as near as
possible, the numbers and dates of re-
occurences of the attacks.“
The Editor stared for a moment. and
had one day seeped up into his w
bowl and, as near as possible. the dates
and reoccurrenccs 0 this annoying
P. Michael Egan followed him closely.
taking down every Word and occasionally
asking 3. pertinent question. At last
the history card was llnished. Egan
pressed a button at the side of his desk.
young black-haired fellow. ap-
"I want you to meet Dr. Hen-
be said to the Editor. "Dr.
Hennesey is my assistant. taking his
post-graduate course here with me." He
looked at his sssistant, "Dr. llennesey,
we have-n most interesting case here.
Read it over. What do you think of It?”
Dr. Henncsey read over the history
card. ‘I d any, Dr, Egan." he said is
little bit bnshfully. "that it was a lateral
lesion in the piping.
Dr. Egan shook his ponderous-jowled
"Wrong, doctor," he said smiling.
p on rainy d
noise in the faucet when the water was
on ull force." .
The Editor, amazed, nodded his head.
r. Henncsey, the etiology upon
surely have caused such symptoms.
“But the swishing noise in the faucet
when fully turn
"The air sucked in thru the posterior
lesion, lying somewhere in the system."
" interrupted young
ring for our machine. i repair
at once to the p:ltienl's property."
In less than no time, the Editor found
to the domicile belonging to himself and
friend wife. conversation
above his head, and, fact. the two pro-
fessional men did not deign to convsrsa
with him at slL
Arriving at home, they hopped out.
taking with them “the instruments," as
they called them, which were encased
n a carpet bag and clanked dolorousiy.
smacking of everyday plumbers’ tools!
Reaching the wsshbowl t
floor. Dr, gan rolled up his sleeves.
Dr. llenneaey unrolled the carpet has‘.
“ thermometer first." said Egan.
It was handed to him He laid it on
the drain pipe, and then examined it.
0 degrees above normal for this
section of the city." he said gravely ‘and
authoritatively. "Rapid evaporation and
access to air. all right. Now the electric
t was handed to him. It looked to
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