The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1953 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 9, 1953
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PAGE TWO RLYTJTEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, APRIL 9," 195S New Pill Shows Promise in Leukemia Fight Drug Not a Cure, But Checks Disease, Scientists Say By ALTON L. BLAKESLEE Associated Press Science Reporter CHICAGO Ut — A new pill often stops Leukemia, incurable cancer of the blood, for a while, it was announced today. It is the first in a brand new family of drills that show promise against leukemia. It is not a cure. Like other anti - leukemia drus?s, it brings only a few extra months of life and health—up to six months —nnd it doesn't benefit all victims. The drug is named 6 - mercap- topurine, nicknamed M. P. In effect, it throws a monkey wrench into cancerous leukemic cells. It closely resembles a chemical, adenine, which the cancerous ce!ls need for life. It's just enough d ; f- ferent so that when cancer ce'.ls. start using it, it jams their machinery. Its development was announced today to the American Association for Cancer Research by a team of physicians and scientists from Memorial Center for Cancer and Allied Diseases, and Sloan - Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, New York, and the Wellcome Research Laboratories, Tuckahoe, N. Y.. Used on 45 children with acute or fast - acting leukemia, M. P. temporarily knocked out the disease in 14 youngsters, and substantially improved 11 others, said Drs. Joseph H. Butchenal, David A. Karnofsky, M. Lois Murphy, Rose Ruth Ellison and C. P. Rhonds of Memorial Center. The good effects lasted one to six months, then the disease flared up again when patients became resistant to the drug. This is true of all other anti - leukemia drugs. The big significance is that this is another weapon, and the first in a new line of drugs. It apparently can be used to give many victims extra months when the other anti-leukemia drugs have lost their punch. Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton Open HiRh Low 1:15 Mny 3328 3328 3315 3316 July 3338 3338 3321 3330 Oct 3338 3338 3334 3330 Dec 3346 33!6 3342 3345 New Orleans Cotton Open Hi^h I^ow I'.IS Mny 33!9 3321 3309 3311 July 3334 3334 3323 3325 Oet 3337 3338 3334 3335 Dec 3344 3345 3343 3345 Chicago Wheat Open HiRh May . .. 224 '•» 224% July . .. 226 :i 227V, Chicago Corn May . July . Soyb May July j Sept Nov Open .. 159 .. 162 ;ons Ooen .. SOS'S, .. 2S8 .. 23! 5 i 272' High l^l- 162',4 High 302',i 298 281 »i 273 Low 223', 226',! Low 158', 161 % Low 300'i S9S 279 n i 271'.i 1:15 224 226 lj 1:15 158'i 18 Hi 1:15 300 'i 236 280 271 '.= Robin Hood Case CINCINNATI (Ift— Orvllle B. Fergson. 35 ,of Portsmouth, O., pleaded guilty in U. S. District Court here to stealing <rom the mails In order to obtain money for a Boy Scout troop he led. Judge John H. Druffel, calling it a "Robin Hood case," gave Ferguson a two-year suspended sentence yesterday. '<:w York Stocks A T and T 155 3-4 Amer Tobacco 103-4 Anacorda Copper 39 5-8 Beth Steel 50 3-4 Chrysler 80 Coca-Cola 118 Gen Electric BO 1-4 Gen Motors 62 Montgomery Ward ... .... 63 3-4 N Y Central 21 3-8 Int Harvester ...... .... 30 1-4 J C Penney 68 1-2 Republic Steel 28 7-8 Radio .. 20 '-8 jocony Vacuum 33 3-4 Studebaker 3(5 1 -2 Standard of N J 10 7-8 Texas Corp 53 1-8 Sears 57 7-8 U S Steel 39 3-8 Sou Pnc 45 3- Livcsfock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. Ill —(USDAt—Hogs 9,000: slow. I even: weights 180-230 Ibs open weak to 10 lower: later 180 Ibs . 10 to 25 lower than Wednesday U.S. Reaffirms Opposition to U.N. Treaty UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. i/B— The Eisenhower administration to- riny reaffirmed U. S. opposition to any United Nations treaty on freedom of information. The Truman administration took a .similar stand In 1951. The continuing U. S. government position was presented in a 14- pagc statement to the U. N. for the I use of Salvador P. Lopez. Philippines delegate and former editor, who is the economic and social council's representative in a study of freedom of information. Lopez requested the U. S. government, as well as other U. N. members, for views "on contemporary problems nnd developments which have tended to promote or hamper the free flow of information within countries nnd iicross national frontiers, nnd for nny suggestions for improving existing conditions." The document was sent, to the U. N. bv the U. S. delegation here. It outlined at length how freedom of the press, radio nnd television works In the U. 5. on a pri- va'e^ enterprise basis, ;ind singled out restrictions in the Soviet Communist world as one of I he principal problems hampering freedom of information today. Rites Tomorrow For Mrs. Malone Services for Mrs. Jennie Malone, who died at her home on Hollywood Street here today after a brief Illness, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m., tomorrow in Cobb Funeral Home! Chapel by the Rev. Bob McM'asters. j Mis. Mnlone, who was 88, Is sur-1 vlved by a nephew, Robert Hood of Blytbeville ;and four nieces, Miss An^ie Hood and Mrs. F. L. Reed off rilvlhevllle. with whom she madej her home. Mrs. J. L. Peterson of Ncwnan. Oa.. and Mrs. Ruth Berryhill of Memphis. Cobb Funeral Home is in charge. AMMUNITION average; 170 Ibs down mo:Hl steady: some sales 255 highe sows weak to mostly 25 lowe bulk choice 180-230 Ibs 21.25-50 few loads uniform choice Nos. and 2 mostly 210 - 225 Ibs 21.GO later sales 21.40 down: 240-270 II) 20.50; 21.15: few to 21.25: 270-32 Ibs 20.00 - 50; 150 - 170 Ibs 19.75 21.00: few 21.25; 120 - 140 Ibs 16.15 19-00; sows 40 Ibs down 19.5 boars 13.-15.5. Cattle, 1,700. calves 700; vlrtua ly no action on small supply < steers and heifers; very few tnitii- bids unevenly lower; small loea interests taking a few cows abou steady with Wednesday but hi! Backers Inactive; bulls steady; uttl ity and commercial holding at 15.00 17.00. PEJNNEY'S TERRIFIC SAVINGS IN EVERY DEPARTMENTI SATURDAY, APRIL 11! DINNERWARE SPECIAL! 35-PC "ENCORE" SET FOR 6! Goes on Sale Saturday, April 11 At A Low-Low Price Phenomenal dinnerware value! Now Pcnney's offers you nn all-meal set with serving pieces! You get: IXCHl cupl, toucitl, i '/< br«d ond but. Itri (deublt •! pit plaltl), 6" ctrtati Idoubli m fruili «r leupi), CHOICll moln and brown, gr>y and but. fundy, <hortrN» anil |r«A « multl-t«l»«d RACE TRACK (Continued from Page 1) and filed a demurrer to the complaint. Hutdiins sustained the demurrpr and dismissed the suit. Today's prevailing opinion, written by Associa te Justice George Rose Smith, -said. "We think the demurrer should luive been overruled for the complaint states a cause of action. The statute requires that 15 per crnt of the voters petition for an election of this kind. ThR demurrer admits the ill- sufficiency of the petition In this case. This being true the election has not been properly called and should not be conducted at public expense." Flame-Throwing Rail Cars KUALA LUMPUR, Malaya jVP) — !ome Malayan railway cnra will in the future spout flame on any Communist guerrillas trying to disrupt rail comunfcations in Malaya. The Communications Security Committee announced it has arranged for 42 new armored rail cars to be built In Britain fitted with turrets mounting a Browning gun, wireless and n "Wasp" flamcthrow- (Contlnued from Page 1) he was In Korea. Lovett said the first he knew of any shortage wns in September, 1951, five months after Van Fleet took command of the Eighth Army. AL that time, Lovett said. he called in Secretary Pace and sisked him to look into the situation. The former defense secretary, who has returned to his private investment business in Wall Street, insisted he tried for months to get the Army to step up ammunition production. Neither Lovett nor Assistant Secretary of Defense W. J. McNeil— a holdover from the Truman administration—would name am/ individual or group of persons ns responsible for the shortages. However, Lovett said ultimate responsibility rested with the secretary—"and that's me." Both said the blame could only be placed on Lhc "system" which has grown up over the years in the Army and has the effect of dispersing responsibility among many people and groups. The subcommittee voted late in the day to request the Department of Defense to furnish the names of thosti people, past and present, who had any connection with the ammunition _procurement program. This resolution was drafted by By rd. , 9 . US Newsmen in Berlin BERLIN f/Pt—A party of American newspaper nnd radio executives arrived here from Moscow today nfter seven days of sight-seeing in ,he Soviet capital nnd a two-day .rain journey through Western Rus- sln and Poland. Marriage Welds Royal Houses Of 2 Nations LUXEMBOURG </P) — The reigning houses of Belgium and Luxembourg were united by marriage today before the nobility of 11 nations, with Mrs. Pcrle Mestfl rep- rcKontlng President Eisenhower. A hundred thousand persons lined the streets to see the wedding procession. In religious find civil rites, 1 Prince Joan, heir apparent in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, married Princess Josephine Charlotte, sister of King Badouin of Belgium. Church bells pealed and crowds roared "Vive" as the newlyweds made their processional drive through a drizzle. This capital, with a normal population of about 70.0CO, was jammed past capacity with visitors for its biggest social event in years. POWs The committee said the first six such rail cars are expected in Malaya next month. Former B/ythev/7/e Minister Is Honored Dr. L. D. Summers, former pastor of the First Baptist Church here was honored Sunday at the Central Baptist Church in Hot Springs on his 50th anniversary as a minister. Dr. Summers was presented with a "money tree" containing $51 in honor of hifi 50 years of ministry. He was ordained on Easter Sunday, 1903, In Jackson, Term. Dr. Summers was one of Blytheville's pioneer Baptist ministers am during his pastorship here in 1914 and 1915 the old First Baptist sanctuary was constructed on its present COURT (Continued from Page 1) rape against Stynes Brown brought a three-year term, suspended on payment of costs and during good behavior on recommendation of the prosecuting attorney. Also on recommendation of the prosecuting attorney, six - months sentences Were suspended for Brady Edward Sparks and Randal Harold Effinger. each charged with aggravated assault. The suspensions are dependent on payment of costs and good behavior. Alford M. DeBakey, charged with forgery, received a three-year sentence, suspended on condition of restitution of $110 to Oraber's Store, upon payment of court costs and during good behavior. Burglary charges against Jack Ray, In connection with the break- in of Hocott's Auto Parts Company, brought a three-year term, suspended on payment of costs and during good behavior . (Continued from Page 1) only five days of 'businesslike meetings, in contrast to the full- scale armistice negotiations that began in July, 1951, lagged through months of acrimonious debate, then were broken off indefinitely by the Allies last Oct. 8. Daniel said no reference had been made iaside the Panmunjom conference hut to a resumption of Ihe main truce talks. Red China Premier Chou En-lai has proposed this and U. N. Commander Gen. Mark Clark has asked top Red leaders in North Korea for specific details of Chou's plan, but so far there has been no Red reply. If an exchange of sick and wounded POWs goes well, Clark has Indicated that he might agree to sending his armistice negotiators back to Panmunjom. Revisions Delivered North Korean MaJ. Gen. Lee Sang Cho, head of the Communist liaison group, opened today's session by handing U. N. representatives the Red revisions of a nine-point point plan on arrangements proposed by the Allies Monday. The revisions mostly concerned wording, although the Reds asked Insertion of a paragraph setting the size of convoys in which prisoners would be delivered. Daniel studied the revisions during a recess of almost an hour, then returned to the meeting hut and told the Reds: "Prom a preliminary study of your proposed changes it appears that there are no controversial issues between us." Daniel also posed several questions concerning an agreement, one of which was how soon after a signing would the Communists be able to start the actual trade at Panmunjom. This was the only question to which Lee replied. He said: "If this agreement can be signed on April 10, then according to the actual conditions of our side, repatriation may be commenced at Panmunjom not later than 10 days after the signing. "As to the other questions submitted by your side, after my study I will answer to your side." Daniel told Lee it would speed matters if "we could have answers" today. Daniel then took up the figure of 600 prisoners the Reds have agreed to return, a figure he said Wednesday was "incredibly small." "It Is my hope," he told Lee, "That you will give the broadest possible scope to the definition of sick and wounded when you make your final decision." But Lee replied: "The figures which our side gave you yesterday are the result of serious checking on the part of our side ..." Watchman Halts 'Panty Raiders' FOET WORTH, Tex. W)—Panty raiders at Texas Christian University stopped short of their goals- two girls dormitories—last night. One of the howling, spring-smitten students scrambled up a tree when "Skipper," campus night watchman, flred his pistol Into the ground. Then the boys regrouped, talked strategy and said unkind things about the watchman, whose full name was not reported. They .dispersed empty-handed when Dean of Men C. J. Firkins appeared out of the darkness. One student said it had been arranged for a girl to leave her window open for the raiders' entry. But he said lack of leadership among the boys caused the plans to go awry. Cannibal Feasts Are Ended SYDNEY (/!>)—A New Guinea mission claims it has weaned a group of cannibals away from their age old custom of eating all their dead. Pastor H. White, Seventh-day Adventist Mission Administrator foV the Coral Sea area, told of tnese New Guineans, who, he said lormer- !y ate bodies to perpetuate the strength of the dead. The former cannibals, he said in an interview, live in a recently opened area of New Guinea near the Dutch border. "They used to eat everybody from babies to old chiefs." he said. "Not only did they eat the flesh, but they used to grind the bones up for bone meal. U.N. WAR (Continued from Page 1) night. Reinforcements Sent Up The .Chinese attacked at 9:48 a.m., lobbing hand grenades Into the Marine trenches. Reinforcements were Bent up. but at 5:40 the Reds were In the Marines' trenches and tunnels and had already taken Carson. The Marines tried to counterat- . tack at 5:48 'but the Reds beat them back. Both sides were observed fight- . ing near the crest at 6:28; and at 6:55 a.m. Two Marines were seen right on the crest. Marine reinforcements started up the slopes of the hill at 8 a.m. and reached the top in 10 minutes. Incoming mortar and artillery -fire was very heavy, but at 8:35 a.m. the Ijlll was secured. The Red mortar and artillery dwindled later in the morning, -. when Allied planes dropped smoke . bombs between Carson and the Communist lines. SUBWAY (Continued from Page 1) compromise to gain a point. In his new job Hammarskjold has the chief responsibility for administration—bossing the U. N.'s 3,000 Secretariat employes from nearly every member nation and seeing that the complex machinery operates smoothly. He also can recommend major policy action whenever he deems it necessary.. This dual role puts the secretary your | general in hot water. Lie con" sidered it a challenge to keep from becoming a mere "head clerk." Even the "head clerk" job, however, is loaded with explosive issues surrounding the LOOK Wheel Rim Bent! No Blowout! BLOWOUT PREVENTION! Car Blame first concrete block, then second. Wheel rim's bent—yet. UFEWALL U. S. Royal .m-vi-nlB blownutl How- why—this miracle of safety? (Continued from Page 1) : age. wood and twisted steel. The tunnel, which provides only an 18- inch clearance above the tops of trains, was corked tight by wreck-. Most of the dead and seriously injured were in the first and second coaches of the moving train and the last coach of the other. Rescuing firemen and policemen had to hack their way through the wreckage inch by inch. They were" followed by dozens of doctors and nurses, who treated the injured by the light of flashlights and electric" lanterns. Stretcher bearers carried the injured half a mile through the tunnel to the Stratford station or a mile to Leyton to reach waiting ambulances. Eden Operation Delayed LONDON W) — Surgeons postponed an operation today on Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden because he has a cold. The 55-year-, old diplomat was due to be operat-_ ed on today for chronic inflammation of the gall bladder. ; U. S. loyalty program. Hammar- skjold must tackle these problems immediately. What a Buy! This Year or Any Year-The New fRIGIDAIRE MODEL S5-77 10,000see Positive Proof ! 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