The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 10, 1966 · Page 7
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Closing in on Cancer •Am lorn, to 0* WJ» to *e *w»v» rtwfr Dr. E. Cuyler Hammond, creator of the study, oversees installation of the computer used to organize and compile statistic!. By ROBERT COCRNAR Newspaper Enterprise Assn. (First in a Series) NEW YOHK - (NBA) More than a few residents of a quiet southern town were disturbed not too long ago when they saw the headline in their afternoon newspaper. "Wanted Dead or A H v e," it read. "If you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Mr. and Mrs. Barton Younger, please call the America Cancer Society." Had the Society launched a missing persons bureau as a sideline? Was it helping the FBI? Had the Youngers skipped town with contributions collected in the last cancer drive? The townsfolk didn't know. Nevertheless, within an hour after the paper was published, five people called the Society and gave it the couples' new Insurance Companies Are Bracing for Medicare address lii a distant city. The Yourigers were being traced in this melodramatic fashion because they are me- bers of a clan of more than a million Americans who for nearly six years have served as subjects in a nationwide study to find answers to two questions: Who are the "high risk" people who get cancer while their friends and neighbors do not? Why? Of the many cancer enigmas, these were s e 1 e c t e d by the American Cancer Society as tar- jets for the largest study of ,ts kind ever undertaken anywhere in the world. It's called the Cancer Prevention Study. When the last follow - up is completed this year, more than 300 million bits of information will have been collected by ffi.OOO volunteers. The information, when analyzed, wjll present important clues to the most raffling medical puzzle of our times. Dr. E. C u y 1 e r Hamond, chief of the ACS statistical research center, who conceived By SAM DAWSON AP Business New Analyst NEW YORK (AP) — Many Insurance companies are girding for the July 1 advent of medicare. It can affect their business in three ways: First, health and hospitalization policies now in effect for at least 10 million Americans over 65 will lose much of their appeal and are now in process of being updated. Involved is ~ total of a billion dollars a year in premiums. Second, new supplementary policies to cover costs that med- icare doesn'* are being offered by a number of insurance companies, both to the elderly now covered privately and those who aren't but whose interest is aroused by the advent of medi- care. Third, at least 16 insurance companies and 32 Blue Shield plans will become contractors to IN THK CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI, COUNTY, ARKANSAS DORRIS M. RAMAGE, PLAINTIFF VS. NO. 16768 CLEO H. RAMAGE DEFENDANT WARNING ORDER The defendant, Cleo H. Ram- 8ge, is hereby warned to appear is this Court within thirty (30) days and answer the Complaint of the Plaintiff(s) herein, and upon his failure so to do, said Complaint will be taken as confessed. WITNESS my hand as Clerk of the Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Mis- sisippi County, Arkansas, and the Seal of said Court on this the 9th day of May, 1966. GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk Graham Sudbury 115 N. Second Street Blytheville, Arkansas Attorney for Plaintiff Marcus Evrard 126 W. Walnut Street Blytheville, Arkansas Attorney-Ad-Litern 5-10, 17, 24, 31 Luxora News By Mrs. A. J. Hill Corporal Jesse Brewer of Lawton, Okla., arrived home on leave last week to visit his family before leaving for active duty with the Marines in Viet Nam. Mrs. Brewer will make her home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Shearin, while Corporal Brewer is in Viet Nam. Mrs. Norma Walters Of Blytheville was a guest of her sister, Mrs. Herman Hart, Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Howard is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Howard in Chicago for several days. Men's Bible Class of First Baptist Church had charge of the program at the monthly fellowship family night Wednesday at the church. Sixty-five members attended. Junior students of Luxora High School honored the seniors with a banquet and prom Friday night at the gymnasium. Mrs! Emma Koch was hostess for a farewell dinner in honor of Mrs. Charles Edwards Sunday. Mrs. Edwards will be leaving soon for California to visit her daughter, Mrs. Lome Owens, for several weeks Attending were Mrs. J. W. Childress, Mrs. Louise Hays, Mrs. Edwards, Mrs. Elizabeth Holt, Mrs. Ora Wood and Mrs. J. W. Smith. A surprise birthday party was given Thursday night at the cafe honoring Mrs. Mary Denton and Mrs. Etta Denton. Fourteen guests were present the government In the operation of medicare. They will determine reasonable doctor charges and pay these fees under the rules laid out by the Social Security Administration under the second part of medicare —Plan B. Plan A plan covers hospitalization. Plan B —to which the elderly must contribute $3 a month — reimburses them for many medical expenses, not included in Plan A. After the insurance companies pay the doctors, hospitals, and others, they will collect ; from the Social Security Admin- jistration. * * * In addition, the 76 Blue Cross- Blue Shield operations in the nation, with 5.7 million subscribers, will offer some medicare supplements, both in and out of the hospitals. Although most insurance companies with existing hospital and health policies are preparing new plans after medi- care starts, some will push them hard while others will not. The latter will let present sub scribers take the modified poll- cis but won't go after new business. Pushing for new sales to supplement medicare, which covers most but not all medical expenses, will be such companies as Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, Aetna Life & Casualty, Continental Casualty. The more passive approach will be taken by Bankers Life & Casualty, Metropolitan Life Insurance, and Mutual of Oman. Some others are expected to get out of the Wild together is ilkely to be unprofitable after the government steps in. the study, is convinced that the study will give cancer researches a potent weapon with which to attack the causes of cancer and possibly, arrest them. The study* which WBI launched in 1999, has already developed an incredible amount of data in which not only cancer researchers are vitally interested. Although the primary purpose of the study is naturally to cure and prevent cancer, the statisticians are uncovering many bonuses. For example, out of the million persons originally interviewed, about 45,000 have al. ready died and, as expected, a large proportion of them died from heart and circulatory diseases. It is not surprising, therefore, that results are of considerable interest to specialists in many fields. "Many of our subjects have WARNING OKDER In the Chancery Court, Chickasawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Wilson Don* Jr., Plaintiff, vs. No. 16740 Betty Jean Done, Defendant The defendant, Betty Jean Done, is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Wilson Done Jr. Dated this 15th day of April, 1966 at 11:00 o'clock A.M. GERALDINE USTON, Clerk By Geraldine Liston Ed B. Cook, Attorney Percy A. Wright, Atty Ad Litem 4-19, 26, 5-3 10 Hal NEW YORK (AP) - Tippl Hedren, who is as cool and lovely as a vanilla ice cream cone, has served only two masters in a brief, spectacular film career. Alfred Hitchock, after seeing her in a television commercial, picked the excitinfe young blonde to star in two of his thrillers. Then Charlie Chaplin chose her. It rarely falls to the lot of a screen newcomer to work consecutively for two such top directors. The experience certainly thrilled Miss Hedren, and left her a bit worried about whom she will work for next. "It is hard to compare Hitch and Charlie," she said over a cup of coffee. "Both are taskmasters and demand perfection. But they arrive at it from different direc- tions. "Hitch directs through conversation and vocabulary. He tells you clearly what he wants. "But Charlie? Well, it's like watching all Ms old movies. He directs by showing you. He takes the part of each character in turn and acts it out himself." Tippl, who started as a model at the age of 13 in a Minneapolis department store, isn't sure just what she'll do next. "I don't want to wait myself out Of this business," she said frankly, "but working for Hitch and Charlie has been very special to me, and now I'm going to wait for something special to come along." * + * Behind Tippi's petal-lovely face dwells a firm and methodical mind, inherited from Swed- LAST MONTH-IN HISTORY Thunderstorms Mt off raging floods 25 fat deep in Dallas. At lust «ven people roportad drown«d « floods swmp automobiles from 'tret*. UillftU .ostonCel- tics defeat the Los An-1 gelts Lakers, 95-93, M I win their eighth straight I Notional taiketbalt Association championship in Hie seventh and final | game oi the playoffs. Italian liner Michelangelo afines in New York with Him people dead ond at least 10 injned after suffering heary damage in on* of the wont Atlantic sterna it) history. Missing States H-bomb is reeomed intact off the coast of Spoin after U days of intense search and salvage operations. WOa Western ol- ies bar armed Soviet military personnel from undertaking salvage operations of a late model twin jet fighter that crashed in a lake in West Berlin, killing K>th crewmen. . 'hontom jet shoots down a MIG-21 north of Hanoi for th« first kill of a 21, Hit moit advanced Red fighter in UK. Two older MIG-17S were shot down April 24. 7 ___ President Johnson and family jovmey to Me«ko for «•• informal visit and to nip dedicate a ttatut of Abraham Lincoln. _____ Dr.MkkMt De lakey announces that Marcel L. De Rudder, who was kept alive tar fin days by a IM| ciolheartpvm^dWof Q raptufH Ivnf in How* ton. reported killed, 300 injured as tornadoes UNO. ill* control Hoe- Htinwha ta M M Hw lilliont. El Fire rages tkraogh Hi* lintr Viking Princess, heeded bock lo Miami from a seven- day cruise in the Corib- Man. Crew receives tlf h praise as 491 per ifcont 30 ml'tee eft Hie coast ef Cuba, — Army on- ounces that more U.S. servicemen (1,361) were killed in Viet Ham in thafintWdaysjIlgt then in all «f IMS Sis Amari- can pacifist! roughed up In Saigon. Catholics ond Buddhists threaten eoch other as demonstrations quiet down a lit with national aloe- lions scheduled within five months. IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CHICKASWBA DISTRICT OP MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. ISAAC BYRD PLAINTIFF VS. No. 18733 ROBERT AND LAURA LOVE AND Lot 28 in Larry's 4th Addition to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas DEFENDANTS NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Isaac Byrd has filed in the office of the Clerk of the Chan- ;ery Court for the Chickasaw- Da District of Mississippi Coun;y, Arkansas, his petition No. 16733 to confirm and quiet title to Lot 28 in Larry's 4th Addition to the City of Blytheville, Arkansas in the plaintiff in this cause. All persons claiming said lands or any interest therein are heresy notified and warned to appear before the said Chancery Sourt of said State, District and County on the 27th day of May, 1966, at 9:30 in the morning, to show cause, if any they have, their rights or interest, if any, why said lands should not be confirmed and quieted according to the decree of this Court in this cause. On failure of any party or person, plaintiff or defendant, or alleged heirs or next of kin to appear in said Court to answer plaintiffs petition and set up their claims will be forever barred. Witness my hand and seal of my office on this 8th day of April, 1966. GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk By Geraldine Liston Ed B. Cook Atty. for petitioner 4-19, 26, 5-3, 10, 17, 24 j IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. DELORES P. BARKER, PLAINTIFF VS. NO. J6744 ROBERT WARREN BARKER, DEFENDANT WARNING ORDER The defendant Robert Warren Barker is hereby warned to appear in this court within 30 days and answer the Complaint of the Plaintiff, Delores D. Barker, and upon his failure so to do said Complaint will be taken as confessed. "WITNESS my hand as Clerk of the Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, and the seal of said Court on this the 16th day of April, 1966. GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk By Donna DiCicco, D. C. Graham Sudbury 115 N Second Street Blytheville, Arkansas Attorney for Plaintiff Marcus Evrard 126 W. Walnut Street Blytheville, Arkansas Attorney Ad Litem 4-19, 26, 5-3, 10 moved," Dr. Hammond points 6ut, "and in tracing them and obtaining their records we are collecting material about the shift of people from country to city, about the effects of migration on health and the family." But were it not for the 68,000 volunteers who were willing to stay with the study for six years it is doubtful that any information would have been obtained. the volunteers are 'Average Americans from everywhere in the nation, from any age group and any occupation. "Without their willingness to give their time without pay, the survey could never have been started. It would have cost more than $40 million if handled by professional workers and, even then, I doubt th?t any amounl of money could buy this kint of infectious zest ana determination." The job of the volunteer is demanding. Each has been gath ering facts in orderly and dependable form — not Just once but repeatedly — to about 1 fellow Americans. That's a total 0! 1,078<894 people. * * * The voluneers write letters ring doorbells, call telephon numbers and scan obituaries in 25 states and 1,12' counties Each researcher is c h a r g e with recheeking the members o his allotted subjects at leas once a year, marking "Dead or "Alive" for each original en trant. If dead, he secures an records the official death certificate. Every other year, he call people on his "live" list to com plete a supplementary question naire which adds more data or disease and hospitalization t the growing mas:, of environ mental facts already stored on magnetic tape in the Cance Society's New York headquar ters. Amazingly, at least 9T pe cent of the original subject have been traced and recorded for the study's full period. (NEXTt Cancer s I e a t h s a work.) CHARLESTON, W.Va (AP) - itate Agriculture Commission** Jus Douglass said a nudist club tried to advertise Its camp for ale in hit agency's market bid- etin. DouglaM said he had to turn hem down 'because nudists aren't bon* fide farmers and wa a.re supposed armers." to serve only ST. LOUIS, Mo. (P) - Tw» St. Louis University medical students will go to South Viet 4am to work in a jungle hospi- al this summer provided they raise the $2,000 travel fare. Sophomore Peter Collie, 24, of Stockton, Calif.; and Peter Terry, also 24, of Kewanee, 111., said that a medical aid group, 'reject Concern, has agreed to et them work at their hospital 50 miles north of Saigon. CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Twen- y pupils at Lincoln High School have volunteered to study American history next fall using French-language textbooks purchased in France. WORCESTER, Mass. (Ap) Francis Keppel, former assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, will be among six honorary-degree recipients at Clark University June 5. Keppel will deliver the commencement address. NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Ths second of two sister ships built for the Environmental Science Services Administration has been launched at Norfolk Ship. building & Drydocks Corp. Tha coast survey ship Davidson will join the MaeArthur, launched last November, In oceanographic research work. Edward Fitzgerald !s .best known for hjs translation of th« Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. ATHLETE'S FOOT TREAT IT FOR 48c Apply instint-nijinr; *•**,« n«tf» of chemlwls In alcohol. Feel It tefc* hold to check Itch, Irornlnr In MIN- ish ancestors. "I don't let myself be afraid jf anybody," she remarked. "And I don't let myself have unknown fears. If you let yourself be afraid of the unknown in this business, yov'd go under very fast." Here are her likes: "Sunshine, my daughter, Saturday and Sunday, swimming podls, simple living —as long as I can live simply in Rome, Paris, London, Cairo or New York - all pets, light green and beige colors, gold and pearl jewelry, Sophia toren, politics, the smell of garlic cooking, vitally alive people and laughing." And she dislikes: "Making phone calls, petty people, straggly hairdos, women you can't tell from en and you can't tell from men and rebellious children, traffic jams, rutabagas, eels and Brussels sprouts, people who just want to get by, who are incompetent and ooaUnt M MI that way," Celebrating National Cotton Week Let's All Direct Every Effort Toward Keeping Mississippi County the World's Greatest Cotton Producing Area. Blytheville Water (o. V

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