The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 7, 1955 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK!) COURIER NKWg WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER T, 1955 Curious Scientist Cloims; Extracts from. Some Mushrooms Show Ability to Retard Cancer By ALTON L, BLAKESLEE AT Science Reporter EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An old folklore story says that eating certain kinds of mushrooms may help prevent cancer. _ Yesterdav a scientist who became curious about it said that extracts from some mushrooms do indeed show ability to retard or stop the growth of some cancers transplanted into These extracts are not yet pure enough for human tests, to disprove or prove the old story. They msy provide a new clue for cancer control. The research was described by Dr. E. H. Lucas and Joseph Stevens .of Michigan State University a the opening of the annual meeting of the American Institute of Biological Sciences. Interested In Claim Dr. Lucas became interested in the claim in some central European countries that people eating! a certain species of mushroom. | named Boletus Edulis, had very I little cancer. ' He tested an extract from it and i Amnesty to Be Offered to Singapore Reds SINGAPORE WV-Chief Minister David Marshall announced yester-1 day his cabinet intends to offer an amnesty to Communists in this colony. 1 He said It will be similar to the i amnesty being offered Communists to the north in the Federation of! Malaya. j There are an estimated 2,0001 Communists and fellow travelers In Singapore, most of them Chinese engaged in underground .activities and allied with Communist guerrilla fighters in Mnla.va. Marshall said the amnesty would not mean government recognition of the Communists as a legal party. found it could retard growth of some types of experimental cancer in mice. Since then, five years ago, 80 different species of mushrooms have been studied. Extracts i'rom 10 have been found to contain some principle able to slow tumor growth in mice, Dr. Lucas said. Reports Not Available This work has been done in col- Movie Magnate Gives to Hospital SEOUL UPi — Spyrus P. Stouras, president of 20lh Century Fox, bus donated $500 to a municipal hospital for children, Seoul City officials said yesterday. The movie magnate made the donation on his visit to Korea as President Rhee'K guest last week. FREE! Shetland Pony Complete with Bridle and Saddle, to be Given Away in Front of our Store. Fri.- Sept. 30th Register Now . . . Any Boy Between Ages of 4 and 14. Accompanied by Parents. Nothing to Buy! Just Come In & Register! R.D. HUGHES Company laboration with the Division Experimental Chemo-Therapy the Sloan-Kettering Institute New York. Dr. Lucas said he has not been able to obtain medical reports substantiating the claim of "less cancer among people eating the Boletus edulis in Czechoslovakia. Germany and Austria. Similar folklore about mushrooms is reported in some areas of Pennsylvania where mushrooms are grown. Minister-Cabbie Talks Would-Be Bandit into Surrendering to Police KANSAS CITY I* — A minister who drives a cab nights talked > would-be bandit into surrendering yesterday. Rev. Robert I. Hatch, 39, pastor of the First Bible Presbyterian Church, said he picked up his passenger downtown and was given an address outside the city. Hatch said that as he was driving along he began talking to his passenger about the Scriptures. At an intersection outside hte city the man told Hatch to pull over and said, "I wouia get a cab driver like you." "He showed me a long knife he had wrapped in newspaper and said, 'You see this, you know what it means?' and I told him I understood," Hatsh said. "But I kept talking with him. Children's Upset Stomach Get Mild, Oood-taltins ««li«f With PERCY MEDIC1N1 asking him if this way of life had gotten him much money, won him any friends or proves irultful. He seemed Impressed. Finally h* followed me In a little word of prayer. Then he said we'd better go back to town, that he wanted to turn himself over to the police." At the police station, the passenger Identified himself as Preston V. Lockhart, 23, Capitol Heights, Md. Be uM he h«d been hen ten days, employed as a railroad track worker, after leaving a Job In Shelby, Mont., as a service station attendant on August 17 and taking $82 of his employer's money with him. Police said a check would made wiUi Shelby authorities. be Leaves tor US TEL AVIV, Israel I* — Finance Minlstw Lev! Eshkol left for the United States by air yesterday. He will attend the launching in Washington of a fund-raising campaign for large scale Jewish Immigration from North Africa. FEEDER CATTLE SALE SEPTEMBER 13, 1955 1100 Cattle — 900 yearlings and older cattle Cattle In any flesh for any kind of feeding program. Some heavy older steers. 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