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Wyndam Bolling Blanton diary, 4 August-19 September 1915

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dog who was attacking children and while saving the little ones was severely bitten with the certains of the disease & death staring him in the face. No one then knew of a cure. Pasteur had tried his rabic treatment on only one case. But this boy went to him, took the new treated & was saved. His statue was then erected in front of the institute where it stands today. -- and the boy is now a man, much honored in the institution. We had the pleasure of talking to him about his cure. We had the pleasure of taking off our hats to Rue the director of the Institute, a little Frenchman who wears a black skull cap.Then we actually saw some vital staining. They were metazoa & the discoverer was our instructor a Pole he was. Under the microscope one could see the live animals moving about stained c a selective die. The salivary glads were red, the nuclei of the skin red, the intestine orange, something else green, and so on. Finally we descended into the vault where the great Pasteur lies buried. Oh it was