Cold Remedy

A remedy for the common cold suggested by Dr. Richard Gordon, from the "Atlantic Monthly":At the first sign of a cold, go to bed with a bottle of whiskey and a hat. Place the hat on the left-hand bedpost. Take a drink of whiskey and move the hat to the right-hand bedpost. Take another drink and shift the hat back again. Continue this until you drink the whiskey but fail to move the hat.By then, the cold is probably cured.