TCUMDAT, MARCH 1, 10M BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINB Medical Milestones Figured In Ike's 2nd Term Decision By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL WASHINGTON (AP) — Medical mileposts the doctors erected along the road back to improving health have figured in President Eisenhower's mental tussling over his second-term decision. They show this: An almost steady pace toward recovery from his heart attack, although a slower one than was expected at first. Considerable wavering and weaving at times over whether Elsen- hower would be able to run again At the start, Eisenhower's heart mended more slowly than in the average case. Eventually It caught up to schedule. The chief executive was in a Denver hospital long- •r than early forecasts Indicated, it least in part because of his desire not to be" rushed and to leave on his own power rather than on a stretcher. He lagged a , bit behind predictions too , in getting back into working harness at the White House. Some Events " But no real complications or setbacks developed at any point. In, order of lime, these are some of the major and minor events that may have helped Eisenhower make up his mind.on the big question: Sept. 24—In early morning hours, searing pain of clot-clogged heart artery surges through President's chest. Early afternoon, his doctor takes him to Denver hospital, attack described at first as digestive upset, then mild coronary thrombosis. World shocked; stock market slumps. Sept. 25—Attack now called moderate—neither serious nor mild. Boston heart specialist Paul Dudley White flies to Denver after de during another term "quite conceivable." Justice Department •sked for legal opinion on delegating presidential powers to others. Sept. 26—Dr. White tells news ^conference: patient progressing latisfactorily; might be able to go to Gettysburg, Pa., farm in about three weeks; barring complications, chances are "reasonably good" for complete recovery within two months; first two weeks are maximum danger period.. Sept. 27—Eisenhower "comfortable tions. und cheerful"—no complica- Sept. 38—Tension easing; President listens to tape-recorded music wants Brahms and Bach, some recorded Shakespeare and Westerns. Doctors limit diet to 1,600 calories a day to hold down welEht. "Excellent Nljht" Sept. 3ft—Delegation of powers shelved; nurse reads to -Eisenhower from magazine. Sept, 30—Had first "excellent" night—no oxygen tent; perks up enough to ask for beef bacon for breakfast, get fill-in on World Series;' signs two papers—first official business since attack. The second week since the attack: Oct. 1—The first "excellent" day. Octr 3—President is "a little tired this evening," not feeling "as well as usual," otherwise condition "is food." Oct. 3—Eisenhower "rested and refreshed" again, no indication of complications; but heart healing rate slower than average—electrocardiogram showing "slow, progressive evolution;" X-ray in bed discloses no heart enlargement. Oct. 4—Hilarious time opening "get well" gift packages from grandchildren — all with bubblegum; to sleep for first time without sedatives. Oct. 7—Allowed to read-for—first-t-no-symptoms or fatigue. time. Third week: Oct. 8—Fortnight of greatest danger ends without complications. Vice President Nixon, first visitor Dec. 10—Eisenhower examined outside family and staff, says no mention of politics. Oct. 9—White's second news conference: confirms slowness, but heart is healing; Eisenhower to remain In hospital at least four, maybe, five, more weeks—he doesn't want to.be rushed or be carried aboard a plane; may resume White House job about Jan. 1. First Sunning Oct. 10—Bed rolled to terrace for first sunning. Oct. 11—First business com'er- cncc, with Secretary of State Builes. • Oct. 14—Eisenhower's 65th birthday—gifts, good wishes, a bit of a party, good news from the doctors; electrocardiogram "stabilized at a satisfactory level." Fourth week: Oct. 15—No longer bedridden; President completely lifted into chair; doctors drop daily electrocardiograms. Oct. 19—Tries hand at painting again. Fifth week: i—Another Oct. White News conference* Eisenhower "on the road back to good health," heart healing faster. Oct. 23—Stands erect .unaided and takes first steps, onto scales; he's lost .four pounds. He and Mamie work crossword puzzles. Oct. 25—Walks for first time, a step or two to -a chair; cheerful and chatty, poses for pictures on sun deck. Oct. 27—Shaves himself first time, sees first movie—a .Western; works on State of Union message to Congress. Oct. First Walk 28—Laboratory X-ray fluoroscope show no heart enlargement with increased activity; diet upped to 1,800 calories; allowed to walk, sit up and work as pleases Sixth week: Nov. 2—Walking freely, to Mrs, Eisenhower's room, down corridor to paint. Nov. 4—Another X-ray; doctors "very pleased," no enlargement. Seventh week: Nov. 5—Tries legs on stair steps. Nov. 7—Gets report on complete physical checkup; decides to fly to Washington Nov. 11. White tells news conference he has "only good news again" but it may be late January or February before Eisenhower can make .second-term decision; heart first must be exposed to "total strain" of White House duties. Nov. 9—Final medical bulletin from hospital: "The President's condition continues to be satisfactory." Nov. 11—Flies to Washington. Eighth week: Nov. 14—Drives to Gettysburg. Nov. 15—Doctors find no fatigue from Denver sendoff. Washington and Gettysburg welcomes, Nov. 17—Doctors say progress satisfactory, "no signs of fatigue or symptoms" from increased activity. Ninth week: Nov. 23—nother checkup; again Tenth week: Nov. 30—Convalescence continues satisfactory. Twelfth week: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hindman Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! Listen to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for Ritz & Rosy Program Announcements -Wednesday & Thursday Find Your Name in Our Ad and Be Our Guest to See "The Lieutenant Wore Skirts" TK / *7$*rt*'» "... , Wcm'iwiMr^wi@/ JANE^/YMAN <3P «» MNES MOMCHUO ''CONMO iwa-» iuwwiKTraMTM* mm PARAMOUNT NEWS t SELECTED SHORTS at Washington hospital; doctors re port condition • good, he looks and feels well. But official conferences have been tiring, work has taxed him. "No harm has resulted"; bu he ought to "slow down," get a midday rest. Nervous Symptoms Thirteenth week: Dec. 17—White tells Gettysburg news conference: fatigue wasn' due to heart, but probably "a ner vous symptom"; President has made "excellent encouraging prog ross " hp'c ''nlit nf Dec. 20—Back to White House for Christmas, and birth of a new granddaughter. Fourteenth week: Dec. 28—Off by air for Key West Fla. Fifteenth week: Jan. 6—Florida vacation doing '%. world of good." Sixteenth week: Jan. 8—Eisenhower's first public statement on second term, at in formal news conference: "My mind is not fixed" but "I feel very much better—stronger—and much more able to get about." He flies back to Washington. Jan. 9—takes on what he calls "full duties" of White House. Jan .11—Doctors report health excellent." First News Conference Seventeenth week: Jan. 19—Eisenhower's first White House news conference since at tack; doctors tell hime, he says he's making "normal and satisfac tory progress," but "it would be foolish to pretend that my health can be fully restored." Twentieth week: Feb. 2—Personal physician says Eisenhower "should have more L'rhe—all the time he needs" on second-term decision. Feb. 8—President rounds out a month back on job; tells news conference that unquestionably times he feels "more tired than, I think, I would have in the past but that may be also just advancing years." Twenty-first week: Feb. 14—He's fit to run, the doctors say. White tells news conference he "should be able to carry on an active life" in the presidency "for another 5 to 10 years;" his health is satisfactory, he's "made a good recovery," but the big decision still is his alone. Feb. 15—Off to Thomasville, Ga. for another Southen vacation; golfing, hunting. Twenty-third week: Feb 25—Back to Washington. Bogart Under Knife LOS ANGELES UP) — Film actor Humphrey Bogart entered Good Samaritan Hospital yesterday for an operation to remove a slight obstruction on his esophagus. Doctors said he would be hospitalized for 10 days to two weeks. , Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission loc & 35c At All Times LAST TIMES TONIGHT G. (.TRAITOR TELLS ALL! BAMBOO PRISON IBM ffcj tj m« BUM •*< aa. vmn Plus 2 Cartoons FRIDAY & SATURDAY Double Feature WITH THC ATOM BRAIN Serial "Sea Hound" No. 11 And Cartoon Playwright Is Arrested On Traffic Charges BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (/Pi — Arrested on charges of drunk driving and hit-run, playwright Clifford Odets spent nine hours in jail waiting for bail. Freed after posting $263 bond Tuesday, Odets faces Municipal Court arraignment.on the misdemeanor charges next Monday. He gave his age as 46. Police said Odets slammed his car Into an unoccupied parked auto, knocking it 46 feet, and then drove off. NOTICE OF SALE OF SCHOOL BONDS bell School District No. 23 of Mississippi County, Arkansas, hereby gives notice that it will sell to the highest bidder for cash its proposed issue of $41,500 in refunding bonds dated April 1, 1956, interest payable semi-annually, and matur- fuli In addition, the bonds will be secured by a pledge of all revenue that the District can legally pledge. The buyer may name the place of payment and trustee, and shall have the right to convert the bonds to a lower rate of interest, provided that the conversion be in accordance with the Universal Bond Values Tables and such that the District shall. receive no less and pay no more than it would receive and pay if the bonds were not converted, and subject to the approval of the Commissioner of Education. The expenses of the issue, including the printing and trusteeing of the bonds and the fee of Mehaffy, Smith & Williams, Attorneys, Little Rock, Arkansas, upon whose approving opinion the bonds will be isued, will be paid by the District's agent., The bonds will be callable for payment prior to maturity in inverse numerical, order at par and ing serially on December 1 of each year as follows: $4500 in 1956 to 1961, inclusive 5000 in 1962, 1963 and 1864 5500 in 1965 . The bonds will bear interest payable semi-annually at the following rates per annum: First $29,000, at 2%. and remaining $18,500 at 2'/ 4 %. If approved by the electors of the District at the annual school election on March 17, 1956, these bonds will be payable in the first instance from the proceeds of an annual building fund tax of nine mills on the dollar of the assessed valuation of all taxable property in the district, beginning with the taxes collected in the year 1957 and continuing annually until the bonds anc< interest are paid in full. The bonds will be further secured by a pledge of all other revenue that th? district can legally pledge. The buyer may name the place of payment and trustee, and may have the right to convert the bonds to a lower rate of interest, sub- stantialy in accord with the Universal Bond Values Tables and sub- jct to the approval of the Commissioner o£ Education. The buyer will be expected to pay the following expenses of the issue: the printing and trusteeing of the bonds and the fee of Townsend & Townsend. Attorneys, Little Rock, upon whose approving opinion the bonds will be issued. The bonds will be callable for payment prior to maturity in inverse numerical order at par and accrued interest, as follows: from surplus in the building funo, on any interest paying date; from funds from any source, on any interest paying date on and after June 1, 1961. The sale will be held upon auction bids at 5 o'clock P.M. on the 20th day of March, 1956, in the office of the Superintendent of Schools in Dell, Arkansas. Each bidder will be .required to file a certified check in the sum of $950, payable to the District, as liquidated damages if he is the successful bidder and fails to.complete the purchase. Other checks will be returned promptly The District reserves the right to reject any and all bids. For further information address the undersigned. GIVEN this 8th day of February, 1956. DELL SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 23 OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. By M. R. QRIFFIN, President. And R. B. CRAWFORD. Secretary. 2/23-3/1-8 NOTICE OF SALE OF SCHOOL BONDS Shawnee School District No. 10 of Mississippi County, Arkansas, hereby gives notice that It will sell to the highest bidder for cash its proposed issue of $100,000 of construction school bonds, to be dated April 1, 1956, and bearing Interest at the rate of 3.35% per annum, payable semi-annually on January 1 and July 1 and maturing serially on January 1 of each year as follows: $3,000 in each of the years 1957 and 1958 $3,500 in each of the years 1959, 1960 and 1961 $4,000 in each of the years 1962, 1963 and 1964 $4,500 in 1965 $5,000 in each of the years 1968 and 1967 $5,500 in each of the years 1968, 1969 and 1970 $6,000 In 1971 $6,500 In each of the years 1972 and.1973 $7,000 in each of the years 1974 and 1975 $7,500 in 1976 The bonds will be payable from the proceeds of a building fund tax of 10 mills if voted by the electors of the District at the March 11, 195C election, which will continue annually until the principal and interest of the bonds are paid in accrued interest as follows: From surplus in the building fund, on any interest paying date; from funds from any other source, on any interest paying date on and after January 1, 1961. The sale will be held upon auction bids at 3:30 o'clock p.m. on the 20th day of March, 1956, in the office of Superintendent of Schools in Joiner, Arkansas. Each bidder ill be required to file a certified check in the amount of $2,000.00 on a bank that is a member of 'FDIC, payable to the District, to be kept as liquidated damages if the bidder DR. J. TROY PAYNE wishes to announce the removal of his office from Walls Hospital to THE CHICKASAWBA CLINIC In association with DR. W. 0. GREEN 903 Chickasawba is awarded the sale of the bond* and falls to complete the purchase. Checks of unsuccessful bidders will be promptly returned. The District reserves the right, to reject any and all bids. For further information, address the undersigned. Given this 8th day of February. 1956. BOAED OF DIRECTORS OF SHAWNEE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 10 OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. By H. L EIFLINQ, President. LESLIE E. SPECK, Secretary. 2/23-3/K We Soy "FREE"! 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