The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 10, 1976 · Page 48
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 48

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C12-Palm Beach Post. Friday, December 10, 1976 1. . C SUITED FOR A LADY Solid Color PANT SUITS IT ' i I 28.00 3 pieces complete ty'" " ill Navy Coral Aqua Green Shirley Garness, shown with her 10-year-old miniature schnau-zer Minnie, has a ready answer for those who say two pacemaker implants are too costly for dogs: 'If you ever have to wear a pacemaker, be thankful that she has one now, because that's where research is done.' I W I Jv) MISSY AND HALF SIZES Five different jacket styles to choose from each complete with matching pull on slack and tri-tone short sleeved zip back shell. Textured solid color 100 polyester knit machine wash and dry-able. Sizes 10 to 20 and 14'j to 22Vi. UPI Ttltphoto Main Fl. Downtown West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Mall, Twin City Mall, Palm Springs, Forest Hill, Delray Mall and Century Corners. Second Pacemaker Implant Keeps Minnie Chasing Cats K 1 BANKAMf RICARD Seiko 1976 FOR YOUR VARIED LIFE, A VARIETY OF WATCHES BY SEIKO. THE CHRISTMAS GIFT PALOS HEIGHTS, 111. (UPI) - A year after her second pacemaker implant, Minnie appears to have fully recovered and doctors predict she could survive to the ripe old age of 14. Minnie is a miniature schnauzer, the 10-year-old pet of Shirley Garness of this Chicago suburb. The dog possibly is the longest surviving canine recipient of surgery generally associated with two-legged patients. In 1972, Minnie developed a condition with a long medical name which prevented her heart from beating at the usual frequency of more than 100 per minute. Medication helped for awhile, but then Minnie's pulse dropped to 30 beats per minute. At that point, barking would cause her to faint. Mrs. Garness says she learned from her veterinarian that a pacemaker implant was possible. She contacted Dr. Stanley Harris of Independence, Mo., who performed the implant in a one-hour operation October 1974. Minnie appeared to recover well from the rare animal surgery, with her pulse rate set at 80 beats per minute, but a complication caused problems a year after surgery. The pacemaker implanted in the pet was one of those recalled as defective by the manufacturer. And so it was that Minnie's pulse in creased from 80 to 220 - twice the normal rate - in November 1975. Mrs. Garness says the new pacemaker installed that month is superior to the old one, because it only issues a pulse when Minnie's heart fails to do so. The old pacemaker had kept Minnie's pulse at 80 beats per minute, even during sleep. Mrs. Garness says Minnie now chases cats and squirrels, races up steps two at a time and acts in most other ways like any other frisky pet. To those who say two pacemaker implants involved too much expense and effort for a pet, Mrs. Garness has a ready answer. "I have a very dear friend who said to me, 'That's a lot of money to go for a dog, blah blah,' and I said to her, 'If you ever have to wear a pacemaker, be thankful that she has one now, because that's where research is done," she said. She adds that she has never told anyone how much the operations cost, and that she doesn't know herself what the exact figures were. She says the cost was not important, and that she would do it again if needed. "She's been such a joy to me for all this time," Mrs. Garness said, "and this was my chance to pay her back." $100.00. hor py to n J No. YR011M-S250.OO. White topstainless steel back, unique one-piece case top and bracelet design, blue dial. HARDLEX mar-resist crystal, adjustable bracelet No. ZW6S1M-S100.00. 17J, white top, textured case and bracelet, deep blue dial. No. ZW728M-S110.00. 17J. yt.;iiG'.v tupstainless sli'i-l jt k. nlxwv minor dial. ad,ir;tably manning cnain rwacelet. No. AH103M-$155.00. 17J, nh'onograptv sell-winding, 98 2 ft water tested, bilingual calendar, luminous Stainless, HARDLEX mar-resist crystal, black dal. Ptint Scoop m Garden Party No. ZP251-$135.00. 17J, self winding, instant date setting calendar, elapsed timing bezel, lock-type crown, stainless steel, orange dial, HARDLEX mar-resist crystal, No. CN020-S225.00. Ulfa trim yi-liov. Ki(i' '.td.'ilrsL, ',tl.'P! back ftt.it d,dl iVilh Human rn.'no'ul'j sapphire like stone '.et in crown HARUl.E X mar-resist crysr.il .trap No. CN012-S225.00. Ultra-thin, yellow top stainless stetil back, while dial with Ft.mian numeials sapphire-like stone set in i rown, HARDLEX ma.'-resist . -ysta' sfap No. CR018M $275.00. Ultra-thin dre9s watch, yellow topstainless steel back, textured brown dial, HARDLEX mar.re9ist crystal, adjustable bracelet. No. CN030M-S275.00. Men s ultra-thin dress watch, yellow topstainless steel back, gilt dial. HARDLEX mar-resist crystal, -"istable bracelet. pressure vented strap. nir 100 POLYESTER SoJtcDtapaMecPMite Of 100 Polyester 60" wide Machine washable and ALL first quality, of course. The gathering of color creations that would put to shame any Flower Garden. 11 Sale Limited to Special Selection A REALLY CHEAT VALUE AT THIS LOW PRICE No. ZW878M-$U0.00. 17J, yellow topstainles B rS U steel back, pearl white dial, textured case and matching bracelet. " No. YR002-S145.00. Yellow topslainless sleel back, textured gilt dial, HARDLEX mar-resist crystal, brown strap. No. CY001M-S250.00. Built-in illumination system continuous readout, day, dale and AM.'PM indicator Stainless steel case, adjustable bracelet. HARDLEX mar-resist crvstal No. CM062M-S195.00. Yellow lopstainless steel back, brown dial, luminous hands and markers, adjustable bracelet No. DE062M-$t45.00. 17J. yellow topstainless steel back, brown dial with gilt minute track, adjustable bracelet YARD OPEN: Monday-Saturday 9AM-5:30PM rices Irood i Mi : i; m. i I Two Days Only! Friday and Saturday Dec. 10 & 11 at lloth Palm Beach Locations CLOTH WOULD IV W Military Trail V. Cross County Shopping Plaza Phone 6H9-0720 CLOTH WOULD 7637 S. Dixie llwy. Palm Coast I'laza Phone 582-7404 501 FEDERAL HWY. (U.S. 1) LAKE PARK Monday-Saturday 9AM-5:30PM Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM Sunday 12:30 to 5:30 PM Mon. thru Fri. 10 AM to 9 PM

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