The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 8, 1952 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 8, 1952
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t'HURSDAT, MAT 8, 19BS $60 Heart Pumper Saves Man's Life, Doctor Says DALLAS W-A machine pumped $60 hcarl-lung man's blood for 75 minutes, changing him from •Ickly blue to healthy plnij, a turgeon announced today. The hiachine gave him an extra heart and extra lung to fight a mysterious lung disease. It drew . blood from & vein in his leg, puri- <,,'» tied it of carbon dioxide, gave it fresh oxyBen, and pumped Ihe blood back inlo an arlery In his arm. . The dramatic slory was reported (o the American Association (or Thoracic Surgery by Dr. James Helmsworth, University of Cincinnati Medical School, He called it Ihe first such successful use of an artificial heart- lung on humans in this country. All the while, the man's own heart nnd lungs kept working. The man died, however, several Reds Are Wrecking China Mission Work By GEORGE CORNELL ful consideration to ' break th» NE WYORK Mi—The worst.mass| silence it had maintained so long". persecution of American missionaries in our history now Is going on in Communist China, church leaders said today. They gave this statistical' picture: 32 American missionaries in prison. 25 under house arrest. 136 others restricted In their movements, prevented from leaving the country nnd subjected to criminal accusations and attacks. "Their situation has become ex- Ircmely grave." said Dr. Wallace ^C. Merwin, head of Ihe China - Committee of the Foreign Missions Division of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. Both Roman Catholic and Protestant leaders said that never in any land has there been such widespread, official persecution of American missionaries since the first ones went out nearly years ago. Smashed Vital Field It has smashed one of the most extensively supported mission fields of American churches, which five years ago had 2,986 missionaries in China—2.536 Protestant and 460 American Catholics. Only 193 are left. All of them—153 Catholics and 40 Protestants—are reported under various kinds of restrictions, charg es and punishment. Church spokesmen said the Stale Department, presumably through nations that have relations with Red China, is seeking to intervene In behalf of the missionaries. Until this month, the chinches have been guardedly untalkative about the overall status of the ' China missionaries for fear ol causing added reprisals against them. "Hale is being whipped up against them by mob psychology In a way that is extremely dangerous and uncontrollable," Merwir said. Father Frert Maguire, of Ihe Catholic Mission Secretariat in Washington, said, "There never was a time when American mis- sfonnries in such great numbers have faced such circumstances." A China missionary for 18 yean, himself, Father Maguire said the elimination of all Americans and al) foreign missions from China is likely in a very short time. "That certainly Is their objective." ha said. In first disclosing the numbers Of missionaries held, the National Council's Chir.a Commillee said recenlly it decided only after care The committee said it acted in weeks after the experiment. Dr. B. N. Cnitcr of (he University of Cincinnati Medical School said the man had an "Incurable lung disease" and that the heart pumping was done only to give him relief in his breathing. Today's report marks a big step toward a major goal—of having machines that will let surgeon's completely by-pass a patient's own heart and lungs, nnd operate on xyn while they .are freed from Mechanical hcnrls that by-pass lust one side of the heart already have worked on humans. The man. a former fireman, had disease that scarred his lungs He hungered for oxygen, became blue and short of breath. His heart was impaired. The machine pumped for 75 minutes while his color changed from blue (o near-normal pink Dr hopes that public knowledge of Helmsworlh said. He could breathe "This unprecedented situation" in- moro easily ana slept soundly for volving Americans might help to le firs ' limc ln several weeks speed their return home. ~~ No names were given but the BLYTTTEYTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Unions Ask Ruling On Rail Seizure WASHINGTON W) _ Three big railroad unions are asking the Su preme Court to rule President Tru mn's railroad seizure illegal at lh> same time the high court decide the legality of the President's slco seizure. Truman took over the railroad under a law passed in 1018 hut the steel mills were not seized any specific law. uude Hcrry Is 68, Feels Like 23 WASHINGTON VD — President Truman Is 68 today. "I feel 28." he told reporters. His physician. Brig. Gen. Wallace Graham, said lliat, despite the burdens he has carried during his seven crises-studded years in the WhKc House, the President's health and \vclibeuiB nre "even above the average of men of his age who have not. been under similar strain." No special observance was planned. Sand has washed in made it impossible for ships to land at the once famous coffee port of Mocha In Yemen. statement detailed cases of cruelty and malnutrition inflicted on missionaries. At least one died in prison under uncertain circumstances. One has disappeared, his house left locked and empty. One reportedly has been sentenced to 12 years at hard labor. Public trials, at which crowds , were stirred to a high emotional pitch and accusations shouted at missionaries from coached accusers, were described from reports brought out of China. "It would seem," Merwin said, that in practically every in,. stance, the missionaries are being held for propaganda purposes, since many have been used as Ihe central characters in these public trials." He said they were accused of such crimes ns espionage, embezzlement and murder of hospital patients. EYES FOR THE DEEP— Deep-sea denizens will be robbed o[ their privacy when this floodlighting device, containing a television camera, is lowered into the ocean. Developed by the British Admiralty for a Cambridge. England, firm, It will be able to "see" underwater marvels for British TV viewers. OLD MEDAL FLOU REDEEMED HERE Clip out the coupon found elsewhere in today's paper. It's worth 25c on (he purchase of a 25 lb. hag of Gold Alcrla! Flour at KRGGER'S Draft Call fxpens/ve For White Sands Man WHITE SANDS, N. M. W) _pvt. John Hasso Miller spent $700 to answer his draft call. 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