WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, I960 ELYTHEVn.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Doctor to Fight For TB Vaccine BCG Will Prevent 70 to 90 Per Cent, Psysician Claims By Btn Funk DENVER, April 19. (IT)— The vaccine, BCG, will whip tuberculosis, *ays Dr. Fxlward J. O'Brien of Der ^nlt, "and somebody has got to ^iise hell until this country wakes up to that fact." "I guess," he adder! In an Interview, "that I'm Just the guy to do It." The white-haired Dr. O'Brien, one of the nation's to;) TB surgeons, launched a crusade for BCG In speech here before the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, of which he Is president. He told the surgeons their present methods of combatting TB—some of which he developed himself— "won't solve the problem In a thousand years." BCG Is Only Answer BCQ Is the only answer, he declared, "and It's amazing that the U.S. Public Health Service can't see It. 1 ' Dissenting opinions came from Dr. Robert J. Anderson of the Public Health Service in Washington and from Dr. Harry J. Corper, research director of the National Jewish Hospital here. Dr. Anderson said evidence Is still Incomplete as to the effectiveness of BCQ. Dr. Corper. while admitting that BCG Is a preventive, said he didn't think mass vaccinations were justified except In countries like India, or in alum areas of cities like New York and Chicago. neplylng to Dr. Anderson's statement, Dr. O'Brien said millions of In other countries had been :lnated. that BCG had given immunity to 70 to 90 per cent, and that there hadn't been a single report of harmful effects In 20 years. Ai for Dr. Corper, he declared "that's the kind of reasoning I onn't understand. It's the same os- trfch-llke attitude you'll find in the Public Health .Service. WhV I)r»wi Line? "How in Ood's name can they draw a line on who Is to be vaccinated? How can it be all right to save the people of India and New York and Chicago, but not the rest of the people of the United Stales? "Of course, the TB death toll In rnd4a ta much larger than it Is here, and fchey need & vaccination program worse than we do. But still 150,000 die from TB in our country every r year. "Isn't it worthwhile to save 45,000 of those people?" To, Dr. Corper''s argument that a national vaccination program would te "a massive waste of funds," Dr. O'Brien, noted,that public ancKpri- f "e agencies are spending $350,,000- a year to fight TB. And they're not making »ny progress in controlling the disease,' he said. "AH we're doing now Is trying to save the lives of the poor physical wrecks who already have TB." Dr. O'BciM Mid ttu TB death ton had been cut 88 per cent In Japan by * compulsory vaccination program ordered by General Mac- Artfcur, »nd similar results had been obtained In other countries. WED —Mrs. Glennie H. Chilton is the former Miss W i 1 m a Joye Cullum of Ca r u tli ersville.' The couple exchanged vows last'week in Piggott, Ark Hy. She will take the sophomore epresentative ;rom the high school i«d surrounding schools to attend the Sophomore Pilgrimage. Mrs Joplin is chairman of the citizen- hip cDinmUtCi. •• Miss Ljcille Lacey, a member of the conservation committee, re- wrted that several books had been received for the conservation shelf (he public library. or TOWG or APFUCATION FOR LIQUOR PERMIT WoMw it hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the CXjmmlssioner of Revenues of the State of Aricar-sai for permit to sell Mid dl>pen.s« vinous or spirituous Of*** for beverage *t retail on the premi»e« described u 312 Baltimore Arexiufl, Manila. Application 1* for a permit to be Swued for operation beginning on *« 1 day of July I960, and to ex!*• on th« 30 day of June, 1951. *am O. Fincher CARUTHERSVILL.E NEWS By Joan Douglass — Phone 389-J Cullum Chilton Vows Said Miss Wilma Joye Cullum, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Cullum of Carulhersville, became the bride of Glennie H. Chilton, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ed Chilton, Sr., April 10. The quiet double-ring ceremony was performed In Plg- gott. Ark., with the P.ev. Young, reading wedding Baptist minister, vows. Only attendants were Mrs. W. C. Goodman, sister of the bride, and Mrs. John C. Chilton, sister-in-law of the groom. The bride selected a frock of pink taffeta complemented with navy kid shoes and bag. She wore navy deml-bonnet trimmed in ruffles of misty pink net and tied beneath the chin, and matching pink nylon mitts;. Her bridal corsage was an orchid nestled in a background of perfect loops of ribbon. A strand, of pearls, a gift of the groom, was her only jewelry. W. O. Goodman served as best man. Both Mr. and Mrs. Chilton are members of the 1950 graduating class of Caruthersvllle High School and at present are living at the home ot the bride's parents. Semo Club Jfeets Eighteen members of the Semo Club were entertained Thursday at the home of Mrs. O. W. (Jook. Co-hostess was Mrs. George Brown. A routine business session was conducted with the president, Mrs. Morrell DeHeign, jr., presiding. Reports of all the officers, department chairmen, and standing .committees were given. Th» nominating committee submitted the following list of officers for the coming year, all or which were elected. They are president Mrs. Ralph Dlxon pinion; first vice president, Mrs. Denver pike; second vice - president, Mrs. Morrell DeEeign, Jr.; recording secretary, Mr*. Gilbert Hazel; ,'orresponding secretary, Miss. Catherine Taylor; and treasurer, Mrs. Jack Taylor. The club voted io give a book for the «rt shelf to the public library. This 1« an annual presentation. This year's book Is, "Famous Early American Homes." The memers were asked to assist .with the crippled children's clinc which will be held Saturday Msy e. The group will do clerical work. Memben of the club decided to donate a «um of $10, to be used by the local Garden club for landscaping the community playground. The program for the afternoon was presented, by Miss Gloria Allender. Mlaa Allender, *sslsted by several other members, gave • skit sent out by the Kaiser Company Glove." The skit was In pantomine and demonstrated glove manners. The next meeting wil! be at the home of Mrs. Ralph D. pinion. Eastern Star Meets The local chapter of the Eastern Star held a business meeting Thursday evening at Masonic Hall. Timothy vickcrs and Mrs. Jack Johnson presided and Mrs. Walter Prince, District Deputy Grand Matron was present. The group planned us school instruction which will be held the afternoon and evening of April 27. Fourteen chapters in this district, which will Include representatives from Pemiscot, Dunklin and New Madrid counties, will attend. An honored guest will be Mrs. Ella Mae Henderson of Kansas city, Mo., who is the Grand Lecturer of the state. Womans Club Has Meeting Twenty-seven members of the iaruthersville Woman's Club were entertained . Wednesday afternoon vhen Mrs. Ralph Hutchinson, Mrs. j. P. Lumsden and Mrs. Clara Bigham were hostesses to the group at the Hutchinson home. A routine business meeting was conducted by the president. Mrs. Soscoe Pierce. Calls to the General Federation convention In May in Boston, Mass., and also to the State Federation convention in Kansas City, May 1-3, were read. Mrs Pierce was elected a delegate to the state meeting. *[I9[5C and entitled "To Glove or Not to TRUE-TAGG PAINTS NOW REDUCED 10%. BUY DURING 'PAINT UP-CLEAN UP-FIX UP' Special Ends Saturday * WALLS f CHUNGS One key ,o graciou, living h the h,rn,on, an g of colors. Furni.ure »nd ftbricj ,re the mo« numerous color el e - "ems-walb, woodwork and ceiUng »r. ror hl T 8 ru t °i, t0 ^^'"^^ planned to fiatter our hospitable S™u(£ ern homes, new or old. BLYTHEVILLE GLASS AND PAINT CO. -The porte^ citizenship that Mrs. department re- Vlrginia Joplin was leaving this week for Jefferson PAGE MINI arts department, reported on the number of programs originating In the local new radio station. The club went on record as opposing socialised medicine and the legislative chairman, Mrs. A. p. Kersey, was directed to inform representatives in Congress of this ictkm. The program for the afternoon was presented by the American homes department. The chairman of the department, Mrs. I,. II. Schult, gave the program, her subject being "Occupation, Housewife." from the boots of Leviticus »nd Numbers, was presented by Mrs. Vcrnon Slsco. Mrs, Sisco also : read several letters from the African missionary for whom the circle 15 named, Miss Kathleen Manley. Mrs. Clyde Lonon dismissed the meeting with a closing prayer. Ladles Aid Meet* The Ladles Aid Society of the Baptist Church was entertained at in White. She was assisted by Mrs. A. B. Rhodes, Mrs. Charles Dorroh, Mrs. John cantrcl) and Mrs. curtner Pierce, other topics discussed were Chef and Dietician," "Mechanical Aids and Improvements."-"Leisure Time," and "As a Gardner." Card Club Sleets Mrs. carl Baskln entertained for the members of her Contract Bridge Club Monday evening at her home Mrs. T. C. Terrell and Mrs. Pete Robertson were guests. Mrs. Sigler Carey won hlg'n score receiving a lapel decoration and Mrs, Janet Cain bridgoed, winning a decorative measuring spoon holder. ilaplist Ladies Have Merlin? The Kathleen Manley Circle of the Baptist Women's Missionary Unit met on Monday at the home of Mrs. Wesley Mayo. The lesson for the day, taken luncheon the home of Mrs. John There were more than 20 members present. Following the luncheon, the Bible study leader, Mrs. Hoscoe M. Pierce, presented the lesson for the day. The lesson was entitled, "The Bible an inspired Book." At the close of the Michle,'of Stcele. The group Yottd to Invite Don Jacobs, a magician, to perform at the May meeting. Cottonwood Point extended ah Invitation for the May meeting. After refreshments were served, the group adjourned to the church sanctuary where a service of organ, piano and directed meditation was led by ncv. Marvin Nlblactc of Steele, and Rev. Brewer of Carutliersvllle. Presbyterian Day Circle! M«t . The three day circles of the Women of the Presbyterian Church gathered at the church Thursday for a Joint luncheon. Following the luncheon, the Individual groups adjourned for the circle meetings. Fourteen members of Circle Two were present. Business and projects for the new church year were dls- -.-_ - .- .-_ program. regular business meeting was held, i cussed and the group worked on Si>eaki at conference ) Buide books for the year. Miss Arlene Tyler, deaconess of the Methodist churches of the Pentlscot Parish, spent the week at Sedalla, Mo., and In Kansas City. She attended a meeting of the Southwest Missouri conference of (he Women's Society of Christian Service at Sedalla and was a guest speaker there. In Kansas City she was scheduled to speak at the National college lor Christian Workers. Suli.lislrict Meeting at Steele The regular subdistrlct meeting of the Pen fscot County Youth Fellowship was held Thursday at the Stcele Methodist evening, Church. The following new officers were elected: president, Mrs. Reed; secretary, Mrs. Roy P. Cronan; and treasurer, Mrs. Charles Tliommas- son. Committees were appointed by the president at ihls meeting. Mrs. Jack Hart had charge of the Bible Study and Mrs. R. W. Hawkins presented » talk entitled, "Church Colleges." ."Open House." al High School The annual Open House was held at Canilhersvlllc High School Friday evening. The theme for this year was "Pan American Day" and a short pro- was presented in the auditor- e cee eos urc., There wore 15 present. Seven at- '"'" Dv the local chapter of the Na- tcndcd from ar ~" - " — tended from Caruthersvllle. The ] attendance banner again was; awarded to cotUmwood Point. ] Stcele, as host, was In charge of recreation and the program. Mrs. H. Smith led the group in a period j of instruction a n d fellowship' through recreation, I A routine business meeting was conducted by the president. Donald "Soy It With Flowers" niylhcville FLOWER MART Memphis Hiwuj Pbone M«Z UoniJ Honor Society. The chorus sang several numbers »id South American Up and ballet dances were performed. There wore Lwo plnno solos and a presentation by some sophomore girls of the 21 flags In the Americas. After the program, refreshments were served In the home economics room. A special exhibit stxmsored by the honor society was held In the library. Parents were able to visit throughout the building mid see the displays of students' work In all rooms. 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