The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas on August 19, 1951 · Page 52
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The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas · Page 52

Corpus Christi, Texas
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Sunday, August 19, 1951
Page 52
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Dt.GSOtCI IIEVISCHL,JR.: you mit «# be The Snow Was Black OH P3rdd6! a pup tries modern furniture .._ you take an antl- histamine drug for hay fever or ·*· a cold, be thankful that an art student named George Rleveschl, Jr, was painting a picture 30 years ago. As a result, the art student became one of the pioneers In drug research. Today, at only 35, he Is one of our top research rhemists. But. getting back to the picture: ever since boyhood in Arlington Heights, O., Rieveschl had wanted to be an artist. So he enrolled in an art school in Cincinnati. Like many students, Rieveschl didn't have much money, so he and another student decided to mix their own paints. They whipped up a batch and Rie- veschl painted a beautiful winter landscape. He admired it for a week, until one day he noticed that the homemade white snow had turned black. He Wanted to Knew Why A « THAT launched Rieveschl on a brand new career. Trying to find out what caused the change, he became so interested in the chemistry of paints that he stopped studying painting! · Soon afterward, Rieveschl enrolled in the University of Cincinnati to study chemistry. After getting his AJJ. and PhJX degrees, he decided to teach the subject. · In 1943, he joined a big drug house: Parke, Davis Co. in Detroit. There, he sparked a great medical development, the discovery of an anti-histamine called Benadryl. It opened the way to treatment of millions of people suffering from ^allergies, · In 1949, he became director of his company's research in organic and biochemistry. He's glad now that the snow turned black. Jew Gorkin W. A. Sprmgue Edward D.Fale*. Jr. ·ibf «**·« Robert P. Goldman Edward R. Wade Arthur H. Motley THI COVH Water skiers say the "dipsy doodle" (performed by Donna Hutchinson of Chicago and Larry Mclver of Cypreas Gardens, Fla.) is the toughest routine in the sport. The National Water Ski Championship will be held next Friday at Lake Placid, N.Y. TABU Of CONTENTS' Look at Them Run!, j Bash Through Fire. i x Our Trucking Headache.6 Easier than it Looks. · Aging Fast! 10 Dream in Court 11 Tougher than Lions 13 Toy Dogfight U Parade of Progress 16 Apple-Mint Jelly 17 A Royal Diet..... is WCTU»E CREDITS page 15 "Ah, a nice new chair to stop on! Let's see, how do you get in these things?" "Hmmm, something like a hammock for dogs. All I have to do is balance myself." "Whoops! Something's wrong. Better get off this contraption before it caves in." AUGUST 1»S I "I give up.'What, oh what, happened to that sensible overstuffed chair we had?"

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