Independent from Long Beach, California on May 18, 1957 · Page 9
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'£' INDEPINDENT-P«g« l " WINS DIVORCE , % Brunette Alene Grander, 20, of 3301 E. 17th St., an office worker, smiles after court awarded her divorce from husband, Jlmmle, an aircraft mechanic,' Friday. She testified he loved his motorcycle more than he did her. Court also approved property settlement worked out by -her attorney, Robert B. White, and awarded Mrs. Orender custody of couple's two children, \Laura Lee, 3, and Terrle Ann, 2. --(Staff Photo) 100-Year Normal T *J! C T *I I '"' Life opart Likely ' , M. , - -· . · · . . « / , By BEN ZINSER futt wriur ·SAN DIEGO--There Is no reason why the normal life expectancy of man can't be at least 100 years eventually, the- president of the American Heart Assn. sale here Friday. However, the lengthening ol tho life span must be solved by further scientific research, Dr Edgar V. Allen of Rochester Minn., «ald at the annual meet Ing of the California Heart Assn, Dr. Allen, a medical consult 1 ant at Mayo Clinic, added that the solution may be delayed be' cause "the outlook now In the medical research field is grim." · · · · "INDUSTRY IS taking' the bright young minds o( the na tlon away from medicine and the biological, sciences." he said. , The number of applicants to medical schools has fallen off greatly. - "If the American Heart Assn. could get all the money It want ed--for example $1,000,000,000 --we couldn't find enough qualified persons to ( conduct research." ' Up to now, Dr. Allen said, the national voluntary health organization has not had enough money to support all the projects suggested by Its research allocation committee. · -· · ; - · · · · ',- . . .-.* ' "BUT IP THE public con tlnues to contribute financially to our program." he added, "we . may find a shortage of research- money." he said, "we would have no objections to - lubsldlzlne medical students." /i -.,,-, Dr, Allen said that medical science has discovered a way to dissolve clots In arteries but that more research m u s t be done before the method can be used generally, · . A substanro called plasmln, a normal constituent of the blood, can be Injected into a vein to dissolve arterial c l o t s In the xdy, he said. In animals, plas- mln has been known to ellm- nate a clot In as little as three hours. Side effects such as fever and chills sometimes are produced, tr. Allen said. Another draw- lack Is that plasmln must be taken from man and the su tance occurs- In small quani les. - . » · Visits Farm Over Week End GETTYSBURG. Pa. Oil!)-President Elsenhower cllmbwi out of his airplane Friday, kissed his wife and asked "Where are the grandchildren?" The question made It plain, the Chief Executive was looking forward to an especially-pleasant week end at his farm here. The President stepped Into the car with her and was driving off when a green station wagon pulled up. It contained three of their grandchildren- David, 9, Barbara Anne, 7, and Susan, 4. Mary Jean, 1, was left at the farmhouse. THE FOUR youngsters, children of Maj, and Mrs. John Elsenhower, arrived at the farm to stay with the President and First Lady while their parents vUlled the President's brother, Dr. Milton ^Elsenhower, In Bultl m«re. Elsenhower left the limousine and entered the station wagon with the children for the ride to the farm. Mrs. Elsenhower stopped off at a funeral parlor to leave flowers for the 2-year- old son of one of the Elsenhower (arm workers. H. R. Link New Chief Ballistic Missile to UselBlunt 'Nose!-: 6fUB. Howard R. Link, 46, has taken up duties as the new manager of the local branch of the California Department of Motor Vehicles. His appointment was announced MayO. ..... *..... - , .. ' The new manager has been with the department 20 years He rtplacei Dana J. Bullock, who rutlred In January after 2C years in the Long Beach office, Link started as an examiner Los Angeles. His last position wai in Richmond, Calif., and b e f o r e that he w a s In charge of District 2, which com prises about one.thlrd .of the state, north of Sacramento. The new manager Is now living In Torrance, but plan* to move to Long Beach · when his wife and ion join him shortly, Another son Is In the Navy, L.B, Girl Wins Year's Study in Denmark :"\ Alice Louise Belts, 21, (laugh er of Mr, and Mrs. Frederick lefts, of 322 Coronado Ave,, has won a Fulbrlght Scholarship iward of one year's study at the Jnlvcrslty of Denmark, Copenhagen. ' HOWARD R. UNK Named Manager MT IT RAIN, let It shine. Everyday Is a good day to use the Classified 'Ads. WASHINGTON (UE)--One o the biggest obstacles to development of an Intercontinental bal Jlstle missile hts been wiped away with a scientist's flve-yeai old discovery, 'the governmen said Friday. The scientist. H. Julian Allen 'ound that If the missile were equipped with a blunt rather han a pointed nose It would not mm up when plunging through the atmosphere. The solution considered obvious today, was derided In 1932 when Allen proposed It . , ,,.-. . · · · · · ··**.'. ALLEN Is chief of high-speed ·esearch at the Ames Aeronaut- cal Laboratory of the National idvlsory committee for Aero- Duties at Moffett Field, Gallfc He received the NACA'g highest onor, the distinguished Service ilcdal, for his finding. Dr. Hugh L. Dryden, director f the advisory committee, the overnment's top air research gency, said that In 1952 mill- ary men believed Allen's leory wai "foolish." He said hlnklng then'called for point- 1 nose for high speed s fllght. 1 . · · · · THE INTERCONTINENTAL xUllitic missile will break free " the earth's atmosphere as It urtles toward a target 3,000 miles away. Then as It approaches the target, It wll plunge back Into the atmosphere at · speed of 13,000 miles an hour. But Allen showed that a blunt nose rapidly would cut the mis- tile's speed to about 300 miles an hour. He said the blunt nose sets up a shock'Wave or shield that throw» off 99 per cent of the heat · · ». · · · ' - . WITH A SHARP nose, the temperature'might rise to about 20,000 degrees around the nose and evaporate It . . Dryden and Allen said that In 1952 the question regarding development of an Intercontinental missile was whether "we could do It at all." Now, they said* the missile was a certainty and the question was how big the nose cone should be. Allen's finding was made known to the Air Force In Jan-! Uary, 1953, and accepted toward he end of that year. The Aero-' lautlcal Advisory Committee 1 said his -conclusions were "so radical" it "was only natural that some time elapsed" before they were accepted. ··· .- · Allen, a native of Maywood, HI.,'now lives at Palo Alto, Calif. INTrRKNTKD IN '' FURNITURE A i. .APPLIANCES J Bbav erflrtplMe fltvl. (ton «M Ht W« mrmtf «· lh« JHVtT mtrt I. tTM. M4 wiu h»l »r Prt~l DIXIE -- 1830 E. Artesla Hlk, I«"I Nl*n -- l«rf r.'l VACATION TIME IS new "OPERATION TAKE-OFF" Mm LINCOLN-MERCURY! «rs." Dr. Allen said the national association has earmarked 18.000,000 for research In the year to that'the problem of come. "I feel heart and blood veswl disease* cannot be solved except through · research," the physician said. "You can't solve the problem of hardening of the arteries by car- Ing for a man who has had a heart attack. And you can't solve It by convincing Industry to hire the handicapped." Dr. Allen said the national as. wxlatlon already Is awarding ' some summer scholarships to high school students to enable them to work In research lab' oratories between terms, · · · · "AND IF WE ever get the 'Stratton Denies '·' He'H Run for VP , SPRINGFIELD, 111. (UR)-Re- publlcan Gov. William C. Stratton Friday slammed the d«or on speculation that he will rm for Vice President In 1960. "I'm not a candidate for Vice ' President," he said. "I haven't been and I don't expect to be." However. Stratton said "I wouldn't make quite as positive · statement" about whether he will run for U. S. Senator or governor for a third time, DR. ALLEN said science earchlng for a m e d l c a t l o which can be taken by mou to produce the same blood c nsulatlne effects on every pe son. Another speaker, Dr. Ray if Trussell, chairman of the Ame lean Heart Aasn's council c community service and educi tlon, said there Is a real nf for personnel and funds to co duct epldemologlcal studies ' d e t e r m i n e the difference icart disease amone varlou population croups. .. Dr. Trussell, who Is-executlv officer of Columbia University School of Public Health, sal more money should be spent fo prevention of rheumatic feve and care of the cardiac patlen The state association's annua scientific assembly will be hel today. ·^^ THE BILTMORB SUGGESTS ^ Mokiit Wore Fun For! Your I TAW LADY' ' Th. llltm»r* hot Hi* iWntl to ' . ·· "Tfct Furir* ··longs ' " to tfeos* who plan far It" SULTAN KUATZA NEW "YORK LIFE INSURANCE CO. · LIU IsiuMnSs--·· INi« Family! Croup Nam ·(! · Atddtnt end SUImtn Nam ' . 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