The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 21, 1949 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 21, 1949
Page 11
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21,1949 Plastic Material Aids Lung Repair Tuberculosis Control Abetted by Exhibit Planned in Denver B.v Howard W. Blakeslee Assncialcd Press Science rdllar DENVER, Sept. 21. (AP)_A new snow-white, plastic lung nla(cr , a j that does most overylhing except hi-cathc was shown'to tlic Colorado Slate Medical Society meeting here tortay. The white stuff replaces lost lung tissue when part or a lung is collapsed in treating tuberculosis at the Rational Jewish Hospital. Denver Of. Allan Hurst, medical director of the hospital planned the exhibit. The plastic Is soft as flesh it is g»boul the same weight as lung Us•*™. It is odorless, tasteless, 11011- Irntating and permanent. It Is porous, with thousands of fine irregular bales, closely resembling real lungs. The lung's natural fitters prow into the .synthetic sponge and anchor it m place The result is a repair Job that fills out a damaged lung to its natural shape. without repairs of this sort, a person becomes slab-sided, wiin a hollow instead of the usual chest hills e. The new plastic is the latest of many medical attempts to solve the lung repair problem. It was invented by Lawrence Hcightshoc. a Denver plastic company manager. He Is a World War one veteran .disabled in that war. He got interested in Dr. Hursfs problem after many attempts to use sponge rubbers, natural or synthetic, had failed. Heightshoe has a private laboratory in Longmont, near Denver. But he made the first batch of lung filler in iiis wife's kitchen oven. The substitute hmg problem Is world-wide, for Jung collapse for tuberculosis alone is done on hundreds of thousands. Cancer operations are adding more. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS •HAJ-PV WHILE S1NGLK- AUTIIOKESS WKDS-John Markle II Haverford, Pa., helps his bride, the former Miss Jean Van Evcra who' v,votc Hie book, "How to be Happy While Simile." cut their w-dclmy cake after tl.eir marriage in Kansas City, Kall . Tnc cm , 1)]e WI1S mamM at the home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. John J. Van Even, MarUe is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alvan Markle of Hazlcton, ' <AI> Wirophotoj. Tulsa Woman Returns . To Native Stuttgart to ^Celebrate 100th Birthday STUTTGART, Ark.. Sept. 21— lif, —Mrs. Mary E. Lane. Tulsa. Okla., lias come here—aformer home—to celebrate her 100th. birthday anniversary Oct. 6. She i s visiting a daughter. Msr. Bulah Morgan. Mrs. Lane flew from Tulsa to Little Rock—her first long plane ride—and exclaimed that "flying Is the gest way for old (oiks to travel." Mrs. Lane was born in Arkansas and moved to Tulsa 25 years 3^0. American Ship on Way To Shanghai to Pick Up 7,600 Foreigners WASHINGTON, Sept 21—M>y— The State Department announced yesterday that the steamship General Gordon will reach Communist held Shanghai on Sept. '3 to take °»t up to 1,600 Americans and other foreigners. Assurances have been obtained from the Chinese Nationalist au- thoiities that the ship will not be molested. The Nationalists have declared a na'val blockade of Shanghai. The General Gordon, an American President Lines vessel. Is scheduled to sail from Shanghai Sept. Shanghai reports to the State Department said the Communists have approved more than 1 SCO applications for exit permits. Some 4=0 Americans applied for passage but officials here do not know how many of them got permits to depart. Last available figures showed about uoo Americans in Shanghai. Buenos Aires is the largest Spanish speaking city in the world. Convoy Minister to Head National Methodist Board CHICAGO. Sent. 21—«P|-T]1C Rev. Glenn F. Stanford, 52. of Conway. Ark., has been elected secretary of the Town and Country Section of the Methodist Joint Board of Missions. He was chosen for the new post effective Dec. 1, at a meeting Thursday of the Methodist Church Board of Missions and Church Extension in NC«- yoi-k City. Mr. Stanford wilt replace Dr Eliot L. Fisher of New York as section secretary. Dr. Fisher will become assistant to Dr. Earl R. Drown of New York in Charge of church home missionary work. Dr. Brown is ECMcrnl executive secretary of the church'c Division of Home Missions and church Extension. Mr. Stanford is a member of the Northeastern Arkansas Conference of tile Methodist Church and has served rural pastorates for many years. For the last nine years he was director of rural work for the church in Arkansas, fie is married and has one son, a high school pujilJ. HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN Japanese Railroad Operator Visits U.S. Seeking Ideas to Lure Tourists and New Year's Eve in Scotland is called Mogmanay Night. By H.I NEW YORK-</l>)-Sam, „ . smoking, saki-rti inking big wheel from Osaka, thinks one American product has only a limited future in Japan. The product Is—falsles. "If Japanese girl wear European dress," said Sam, "maybe falsies tU right. "But if she wear kimono-no I" It seems the Japanese feminine ideal is a bumplcss sMimielfe ••Sam"—nickname he picked up here-is Is«mn Sareki. <7, managing director of the Klnki Nippon Railway, the largest independently owned railroad in the Orient The railroad owns chain of hotels, department stores and the aters. and Saheki is visiting America to rjrum up some tourist bust ness for the land of cherry blos- "Bi'siness bad now, belter next spring." he 5B |d. "How's slock market doin»?" Sav s U.S. Women "Original" We had a long talk with Sam id U-- interpreter he leaned on when his own thoughts exceeded his English — George Alexander lokyo traffic manager for th P ' N' Airlines. The Japanese Silk Association art:ed him to find ml whv Aniorl can woiuen nrefer nylon stocking, and Sam said: "I feel that silk slnekmtt are more flattering to women's | 0 than nylon." Thoroughly DVoad-miridM „, w] , a; kecn-cved. he gestured u-llh "American women beaullful — very shancly. All have originality Sam made a trin on the subway pj't it failed (o give lilm any new •fleas on ho, to sardine more pa". s"iurers onto his own railway it already carries from l.oonnoo to -000.000 commiinlci-s daily. He does Plan however, lo put ol , some c ,, te Birl hostesses. They'll ncddle lea A big icaciie baseball game save Ins bluest thrill of the tour to Sam who has the yen to buy a team for Himself sometime, ire was disap- pointert rt the smull crowd-only atoul 40,000. "In Japan big game'draw 103030" he said. '"Miressrrt by National Anthem The thins that Impressed him mo=t was that the crowd got up voluntarily at the sound of the national anthem—"Nobody had to °ive order"—and he was amazed at the lack of shoving. "Hrre one individual doesn't mi- nose upon another," he iaid grave- I! must be pointed out here that Sam didn't see the subway in the rush hours. What dfd America have that would be helpful to Japan? ' "There lot of very big things here thai wouldn't fit small country like Japan." Sam mimed. But he thought there was room (or automatic vending machines—including pm- bollers. And he felt Japan could adopt a higher respect (or women, a thing that struck him about the United Stales. 'In Japan woman walks behind" he sairt. And what Japanese cuslom did he think America might follow lo Us advantage. Sam thought and thought. "Well, Japanese men very pa- tieut miner bad luck," he said, and —his face became bland and innocent— Japanese women vcrv, very faithful to (heir menfolks/' Steer Lodged on Ledge After Leap from Sixth Floor Slaughterhouse ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Sept. 21—f/D— A wild Brahma steel trapped himself on a narrow ledge five stories above ground here ycsteu'ay In an escape leap from a slaughterhouse. Tnc steer jumped a fence nl a high chute leading to the Armour j <fc Co., slaughter room which is six floors up. The steer landed on a ledge about cijjhl feet below. Company employes, after two hours, still were without a solution of how to retrieve the steer from the ledge. ' PAGE ELEVEN The u. S. Produced about 800 million tons of steel between 1940 I and 1049. I never saw anything half so big as Modoc »tanding en his hind legs! TheiV, only jml » certain number of really big things *»t happens in »ny- body , life [ suppone. Personally when I tK.nk of big tl,i ngs , I' m .IwAy, ra i,,d el l of Ihe day il Billcr Brothers Circus when we were making mention lo one another ol the .lie of Modoc alongside of the teeny peanut, he was eating. R,,t when iUndoc ups himself on his hind legs begging for more, then he Wjvs hi? and no kidding. Ton, .ay, ; t reminded him of the BIG way Our Family's Whiskey i> going over! Harry E. Wilken You sure are going for Our Family s Recipe IN A BIG BIG WAY! 13* It's the identical same whiskey as is enjoyed by us distillers ourselves It sure does our heart good to note how the tastiness of Our Family's Whiskey has got everybody going! It appears like wherever folks see The Wilken Family Whiskey sUick in store windows and bottles of it setting on counters and all, there's a regular scramble to get hold of a bottle. Folks that are mighty well off, and folks that have got to count their pennies-folks with fancy 5th Avenue nouses and just folks with a taste for good cats and drinks — they're ell of them catching on. And they're all just pleased to piecesl Well by rights you'd sort 'of expect it to go over real big like that. The rules of tastiness we go by in making this Personal Recipe were gotten up by our family away back when Grandpa Wilken was distilling. So you can just imagine'all the little odd bits we've picked up regarding wa3' S of making a whiskey extra tasty. No matter hoiil much you've been paying out for whiskey, you just try The Wilken Family Whiskey. You'reinforarealnicesurprise! J5 PROOF. 70* EMM NCUmi SrtMTS. TW WILKEN FAMILY CO., LAWRENCEIUftt, IND. it's SUPER BRIGHT it lasts days longer it gives superior leather prctcctioa and recolors loo mm ABC Watth few»r brush stroke* bring up ffo shin* . . . 10c will show 700 the different. betwten GRIFFIN ABC and u» other polish at any prira . . . „ („ lOc why wait . . . surt now to en|o; more shine with Ins shoe shining! Hock • Inwn • Jon • OxUeorf GfilfflN DONT MISS You'll see the Biggest and Best Northeast Arkansas Fair Ever Presented See the Famous HELL DRIVERS Featuring Lucky Lott and His Chilling, Spilling THRILL SHOW WEDNESDAY 8P.M. TROTTING & PACING RACES BEGINNING FRIDAY MANY BIG GRANDSTAND ACTS TRICK SKATING BAR ACTS A Full Week of the Finest Entertainment You'll Ever See AT THE Walker Park Fairgrounds Free Parking on Missouri St, GateAdm. 20c & 30c, tax incj

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