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Footnote – 1936: Coughs Up Roll

(This article originally appeared on page 9 of the June 9, 1936, publication of the Ithaca Journal and is reprinted word-for-word below.)

Coughs Up Roll

Buffalo — Robert Ford, 42, recuperated today from an operation for a skull fracture.

Emergency hospital physicians all recuperated from shock and amazement when Ford coughed up a hefty roll of $11 after regaining consciousness following the operation.

Ford, police said, was attacked. They believe the injured man feared robbery and swallowed the money.

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