The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 19, 1950 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 19, 1950
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MONDAY, JUNK 19, 1050 BLYTHKVrLLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS *AGE THREE Doctors Perform First Kidney Transplanting Operation t surgery svns morning CHICAGO, June 19. (W—A kidney from a dead woman has been transplanted in another woman in an operation which doctors said Is first of its kind ever performed. r Richard M. Lawler said the performed Saturday Ijittle Company of Mary"uosyital mid that tlie patient was in "good condition" early today. Her condition was uorjntil and she had talked to tier husband, hospital attendants reported. Dr Lawler, a member of the hospital staff and senior • attending surgeon at Cook County Hospital, directed the operation. It was begun 10 minutes after the donor of the healthy kidney died and required an hour and a half. Dr Lawler removed the diseased kidney from Mrs. Ruth Tucker, 49, of Chicago. Company of Mary and associate attending surgeon at Cook County Hospital. Two Team* The two surgeons were assisted by Dr. Patrick H. McNulty and Dr. Raymond Patrick Murphy. Working simultaneously, one team of surgeons removed the dls- kidney from Mrs. Tucker while the other team removed » eased The healthy kidney from the dead woman, in an adjoining operating room, was removed by Dr James West, also a staff member at mile kidney from the dead woman. Dr. West handed the healthy kidney through a door to Dr, Lawler and within 45 minutes, theUrans- plantatlon had been completed and blood was flowing through the kid ney placed In Mrs. Tucker. Dr. Lawler safd that as soon a the clamps were removed from th blood vessels, the organ changed a healthy pink color. Usually Fatal Mrs, Tucker was suffering from polycystie kidney, a disease i which cysts in the kidney fill wit urine which cannot be released The disease usually is latal. Dr. Lawler said the right kidney functioning only 10 per cent of ormal, but it was not removed. Mrs. Tucker en I e red the hospital ive weeks ago while doctors sought suitable donor. The woman who onsented to give her kidney after eath also was 49 years old, of tiie ame physical sine and with the ame blood type. She died from lemorrhage of the varicose veins oJ ,he esophagus and cirrhosis of-the iver. Her name was not disclosed. The operation was photographed and was witnessed by some 35 doctors and surgeons. After the kidney was removed from tlie dead woman it was placed in a physiological saline solution with heparln. Hcparin also was tn- jccled into the kidney to prevent clotting of blood in the organ. The artery, vein and ureter were | connected to the corresponding ve - sels in Mrs. Tucker's body with black silk thread. The ureter carries the urine to tUe bladder. Red Authorities Blast Church Spire Over Protests of People BERLIN. June 10. (flV-The 410- foot spire of ancient Georgenirche «t George's Church) was wrecked til five dynamite charges yesterday by Communist authorities who charged it was unsafe. A symbol in the fight between church and state in Soviet territories the steeple was blasted over the protest of church members. Bishop Otto Dibelius, primate of Germany's 14.000.COO portestants, was one who watched grimly as workmen toiled for nearly three hours to bring down the spire. He preached a sermon condemning the demolition plnns at his church in the American sector ant reiterated church folk claims thai the spire was safe. Then he went to Alexander Plntz, in the center of Berlin's Russian sector, to watcl the dynamiting. The war-damaged church was no in use but church r.ulhorities sail they planned to install a chapel h the tower until they could EC enough funds to rebuild the churc entirely. Anti-Communist newspapers quo ted church officials as calling th demolition plans "another Coin munisl blow at the church." Cnife Slayer Gives Self Up NEW YORK. June 19. (IP>— Benedetto Macri, 3V, charged with last year's knife killing of union organ- acr William Lurye, gave himself up ast night to columnist Walter Winchell. The two met at a secret rendezvous arranged by a third party unknown to Winchell. Then thr columnist and radio commentate drove Macri to a Manhattan polic station where he was booked fo homicide. RAF Vet Given Speedy Sentence NAPANEE. Out.. June 19. (IP) James Fosbraey, 29-year-old Roy Air force veteran, was sentenci Saturday to hang for the kniT Brothers Stage Bloody, Fatal Duel WICHITA, Kas., June 19. (/T)— rtned with Ice-picks and a crow- ar, two brothers last night fought bloody duel that left one dead 1th a. wound in his heart and ut the other in a hospital. Dead is John Evens Bass, Jr., 6, killed by an ice-pick wound. His brother, Raymond Bass, 20, uffercd a fractured skull, cuts and iruises. Police Detective Joe Klepfer said Raymond stabbed John during a ight in an apartment across the hall from the one they shared with heir parents. The officer said John broke down he door to the apartment in which Raymond was hiding. Raymond was unable to tell police what happened after John entered the apartment. The fight developed from n minor argument started by the brothers earlier in the day while on a picnic. No formal charges have ueen filed. Damage Cause By Ohio Flood Is Piling Up CROOKSVILI.E. O., June 19. W> —DamsiKU caused by a flush Hoot that made hundreds Jobless slid temporarily homeless In six southeastern Ohio communities still vi'ei'e betng uncovered today. liesl estimates place total damage caused by the flood at more thai $2,000.000, but. tlie exa:t (Igur probably will not be known befor the ^s•eek is (nit- One business blook In nenrb Roscville. the ruinous "Potter's Al Icy "wliicli Is noted (or its artwar and novelty ceramic pieces was i ruins. A spokesman (or (lie smn concerns said that the flood inn mean the end of business for som Sunday brought thousands of cur ions motorists to tlie 25-squnre mile area htt by tlie flash ftooc Besides Crooksville niui Kofievil the flood caused damage at Ro Farm (Tropic), White Collage, Sa llo »nd Pultunham, One death by drowning was re- wrleil. Mrs. Alice Adrian, 55, Rose r'arm, was Hie victim. The' largest Individual damnge •as to a big [lot-teiy lit Crooksville hat. burned after (he water caused kiln to explode. Tlie damage was stlmated at si.000,000. Some 300 mploycs were thrown out of work. The largest business firm in this country in the early 1800's was the American Fur Company, founded by John Jacob Astor. OAK or SUMAC Science has discovered an excellent new treatment for ivy, oak or sumac poisoning. It's K en llc anil safe, dries up the blisters in 11 surprisingly short time, — ottcn williiii 2-1 liowi's. Al diu(jyisls, Ml? 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Ashida said recently the peace arrangement "will decide the fate of the Japanese for the next 100 years." Franco Rules On Protestants MADRID. Spain. June 19. (.<!>) — Public demonstrations and establishment of schools or recreation centers are slill forbidden protcs- tants in Spain. Tiie Ministry of Government Issued a new statement of its policy Saturday, answering a protestant appeal to Gcncralis-simo Franco for protection. The letter said collections for the support of non-Catholic churches or other bodies also is prohibited. The National Geographic Society says the highest post office in the U.S. is at. Trail Rktge, Colo., 11,767 feet. If Long Sickly Spells Leave Too TinED.WEAK.IIUIIDIiWN S.S.S. Tome MoJcH Rich, BfooJ for N*w Strength ft*d P*p " laying of his pretty young wife. A jury convicted him in less than an hour after hearing letters he wrote his wife, threatening to kill her and charging her with a romance with another veteran. 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