The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 17, 1956 · Page 7
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TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 1956 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Researchers Suggest Screening Antibiotics for a Cancer Fighter By FRANK CAREY AP Science Reporter ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. (AP) — A big new hunt for possible cancer-fighting weapons among drugs of the "antibiotic" class, such as penicillin, has been suggested by a team of Boston researchers. Dr. Sidney Farber and two colleagues of the Children's Cancer Research Foundation, inc., urged such a hunt by science in making a report to the American Assn for Cancer Research, whose annual meeting ended Sunday. The Bostonlans reported recent research in which an antibiotic drug: called "actinomycin D" was found to have some Alight, though only temporary, effect against a few forms of human cancer—particularly Hodgkin's disease (a cancer of the lymph system) and "rhabdomyosarcoma," a form ol muscle cancer. Can't Be Rated They said the effect was so teni porary—and the drug itself is so potentially to?eic—that, particular antibiotic could not in its presenl form be rated as an addition to the few somewhat effective chemical weapons science now has •gainst cancer. But they added: "The interest in these observations lies in the fact that further proof has been obtained of the •nticancer characteristics of anti biotics. Mandatory "A detailed' large-scale search for tnticancer effects of all known antibiotics and the development of new antibiotics to be tested for anticaricer proberties appears to be mandatory from these observations." In the past, science has tested a large number of antibiotics for anticancer activity. A few have worked 'against cancers in test tubes and animals, but by and large their effects against human cancer have been disappointing or Inconclusive. Israel Wants Canadian Jets OTTAWA (ft —The Canadian government, which ran Into sharp opposition when It approved the shipment of 15 training planes to Egypt, now is reported faced with a request for jets for Israel. A Foreign Ministry official declined to give details of current Israeli arms discussions with Canadian officials. Buf an informed source said Israel is trying to buy F86 Sabre Jets, as well as other arms, in Canada. The opposition launched a bitter announced March 8 that Canada would not interfere with completion of an Egyptian order for 15 Harvard planes.' The Trade Ministry had granted Canada Car and Foundry, Ltd., of Montreal an export Jermlt for the sale last July. Later St. La.urent announced approval of a $268,000 shipment of military supplies to Israel. OSCEOLA NEWS By Bcltyt Nelle Starr Mr. and Mrs. Walter M. Crofton, Jr., of Houston, Tex., announce the birth of a daughter, Margaret Adele; born on March 23. Mrs. Crofton is the former Miss Jo Rae Simmons, formerly of Osceola. The maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ed Simmons of Houston. Mrs. Joe Cromer and Mrs. A. C. Davidson left from Memphis by plane Thursday morning; for Tulsa, Okla., where they will visit their brother. They expect to return home the middle of the coming week. The Rev. and Mrs. Chal Henderson and daughter of Havala, Mo., were overnight guests Monday of Mrs. R. C. Bryan. The Rev. George Faison, Mrs. Harold Ohlendorf, Nancy Ohlendorf, Sarah Ann .Johnson and Jean Johnson were In Pine Bluff over the weekend-to attend the East Arkansas Presbytery Young People's Spring Rally. Phillip George of Luxora suffered . a stroke .Wednesday morning and was taken to Osceola Memorial Hospital. Mr. George called his wife to come to the store that he wasn't feeling well, but was stricken before she could reach him. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wiseman and Mrs. Bettye Nelle Starr left Saturday at noon for Houston, Tex., where they will visit their sons and families, Jere Wiseman and Bill Beall. They will reurn home Wednesday night. Mr. and Mrs. L. C. B. Young are spending a week in Florida. They were in New Orleans for the put week where Mrs. Young was a patient in Dschner's Clinic. Mrs. Lloyd Godley and son Bill of Manila were guests during the week of Mr. and Mrs. Godley, Sr. Mrs. Rose Driver of Oxford, Miss., was in Osceola over the weekend to attend the funeral of Gene Johnson. A number of Osceolans were In Memphis to see Teahouse of the August Moon. Among them were Mrs. Joe Cullom, Jr., who joined a group of Memphis friends Monday night for dinner before going to the play; Mrs. Roy Cox and her group who were entertained by Mrs. Cox at luncheon at the Tennessee club before going to see the play. In Mrs. Cox's party were Mrs. Jettie Driver, Mrs. Frank Williams, Mrs. Leroy Owens, Mrs. Bob Gillesple, Mrs. Bruce Ivy, Mrs. David Laney, Mrs. Guy Bryant, Mrs. Sam Coble and Mrs. Henry James Swift. Mrs. John B. White, her mother, Mrs. Joe Schar of Little Rock, Mrs. Bill Cromer and her mother, Mrs. Joe Campbell of Spartanburg, S. C., Mrs. Arthur Rogers and Mrs. Bob Pugh attended a luncheon before going to the Wednesday matinee. Mrs. Jake Ballon and her sister, Mrs. Charles Nick Rose, were seen at the Wednesday matinee. Reds Claim New 'Winged Boat' MOSCOW Ml—Russia says it has a propeller-driven "winged boat" so speedy that It zips along on pontoons with the hull 10 feet above the water. The Soviet Fleet River Ministry said 70-pasesnger craft would go into service next year on the 350 mile Volga River stretch between Gorky and Kaian. The schedule is 10 hours compared with 30 hours by standard boat and 19 hours by j train. A five-passenger model hte been tested. 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Electricity will close your windows automatically nt Hie first sign of rain. Electric lamps will turn on and off by themselves to meet the. lighting needs in your rooms. What will make all of these things possible? For one tiling, plenty of low- priced electricity. And this company, along with America's more than 400 other independent electric light and power companies, will make sure that you have it. They are building power plants anil lines »t a rate of more than t billion dollars a year so that you will always have the best and the most electric service in the world. Ark-Mo Power Co. Lion Tamer Uses Food, Kind Words ST. LOUIS (ft - A new lion tr«in- er has brought progressive education to the St. Louis Zoo. George Fraser, formerly of Kansas City, uses food .and honeyed words Instead of the whip and fear Praser demonstrated recently with Cubby, a 2-year-old lioness. Cubby refused to sit up and beg. "The way to do it is to say 'Please'." said Fraser. "Please, Patrolman Ups Baby Total BOSTON (fl—Patrolman Mansell Nugent assisted Sunday in the delivery of premature, twins. They gave him a record of IS delivery assists in 12 years. Answering an emergency call at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Savage. Nugent and Luciano Spina had the boy and girl twins ready to take to t hospital when the family physician arrived. The babies weighed 3 pounds 10' ounces each. They were placed 1 incubators at St. Margaret's Hos pital. Cubby." Cubby pleased ind got t bit of meat as a reward. "This type of training takes longer, but after you get them going, it's better," Fraser said. Fraser started his animal training 14 years ago when he was only 13. He and young animals >re re- Driver Only Under Dash DENVER (&) —Patrolman George Zellner jumped into his police cruis- placing the old lion and tiger veterans and the \vhtp-cracking acts of previous years at the zoo. er after seeing a "driverles* auto,' with the headlights out, roll through a red light at a downtown intersection. But when he overhauled the cai —there was a driver in it after all. "Where were you two minutes ago?" asked the cop. "Under the dashboard trying to fix the headlights," said the unidentified driver. ROTHROCK DRUG STORE Remember us for prescriptions Paint Closeout TJPM An* Colon 1 Price Hubbard Hardware LEE SOYBEANS Registered, Certified and Non-Certified Lee Seed Soybeans. Also Certified Ogden, Non-Certified Ogden, Dorman and Other Varieties. Lespedeza, Clovers/ Grasses and Other Field Seeds. Your Patronage Apprtciattd BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CORP. Ph. 3-6856 1800 W. Main Blyrhtville, Ark. 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