Religious readers will be glad to hear that the christian duty to help the sick is alive and well. I have just heard of a little girl who, while at church with her mother, suddenly felt sick. Mother told her to go out quietly and find a secluded spot behind the church in which to throw up. The child went, but returned very quickly. 'But I thought you were going out to be sick?' said mother. 'Oh yes I was sick, but I didn't have to go out because in the church entrance I found a big box labelled "For the sick", so...'