The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 18, 1956 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Glands from Cancer Patients Transplanted Into Healthier Bodies By ALTON L. BLAKESLKE AP Science Reporter LOS ANGELES (API — Human glands invaded, by cancer are being used in attempts to supply healthy new glands ' ntre method' promising. It, the thyroid gland in the neck. apparently succeeded in 2 of 11 The parathyroid hormone reRU- persons for a time at least, saidilatcs calcium In the body. Witha warn of physicians yesterday in a i out parathyroid hormone, people reoort prepared for the American: develop tetany— jiuermess, numb- *^ I* r . . I „„„„ ,,,,,4 .^..r-Kln cnQclrtc Tt run College of Physicians. Bits of the glands from cancer victims are grown in test-tubes to get them accustomed or altered in order to live within a different person. Then 40 to 80 of the bits are planted into the arm of a person who needs new gland tissue. No Risk There is no risk of Riving the person cancer since human cancer cells do not ."take" or grow in another person's body, said Dr. Roberto P. Escamilla, representing a research learn at the University of California School of Medicine. But healthy gland cells in the fiagments of glands apparently can survive the transplanting, and produce hormones the p e r s on needs. The research team includes Dr. C. Henry Kempe. who set up the method of culturing or growinc ness and muscle spasms. It can be fatal. The transplanted glands have been given to persons, mostly women, whose own parathyroids had been removed accidentally during surgery on overactive thyroid glands. Thy are bathed for a time in blood serum of the person who is lo 'receive them, in hopes of making them "take" better in the new human host. Contest to Pick 'Mrs. Navy'Set SAN DIEGO. Calif. HVi— A worldwide contest to select "Mrs. U.S. Navy 1956" was announced by the i Navy and the Fleet Reserve As.sn. UICW.KU «. , - ,-- -! w'illmm P. Hickey, national pres- the glands: Dr. Leon Goldman.; i( j f . nt 0 [ the association, said the surgeon performing the trans- j contest will be limited 10 wives o! plants; and Dr. Gilbert S. Gordon, | car eer enlisted men of the regular caring for patients along with Dr.j Navy and reserve personnel now on Escamilla. ' active duty. With Parathyroid Glands j The winner "'ill be selected for They are working with parathy-1 h er contribution to her husband's LISTEN TO EXPERT — Dr. EUKene P. Boardman irifiM'. of tlie University of Wisconsin and who served in the Far East as a Japanese language officer in World War n, speaks of geopolitics as Mopsy Powell of Bartlelt, Tenn., and Jimmy A.shmore of Blytheville listen. Both are students al University of Mississippi. iney are woruing wmi pamui.v- j n er contrmution to ner nu.*>u<inu .-> roid glands, usually four in num-j taret ;r and her nbility to adapt her- ber, tiny glands located near j se)! to lne Nnv) . way o [ U( e . Boys Didn't Need Clothes HOUSTON, Tex. Wj— Danny Mc- Elww, 9, and brother Victor, 11, run away Irom home Monday. Nomination blanks ivill be available on all ships and installalions. The contest closes June 16. The | winner will be selected in finals to be held in Long Beach Sept. 15. Australia requires its eligible electorate to vote and failure U"o"k became «,-1 <«>... without good reason, brings spicious when they tried to buy tickets to Shreveport. Their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry G. McElwee, were notified. A check of the boys' suitcase showed: two baseballs and gloves, a[ homemade , butterfly net. Victor's j butterfly collection and a jar of live caterpillars. That's all. , a fine. 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Barlow, a former employe of the Jonesboro city water and electric company, was arrested after a bandit attempted to rob the Peoples National Bank of Jonesboro. U. S. District Atty. Osro Cobb Buzzing Scare DENVER «")—A buzzing in the luggage of a Denver woman who had Just stepped off a plane atj Stapleton Airfield brought police demolition experts on the double; Monday. Bui detectives who cau-! tlously opened Mrs. Prank W. Winegaj's luggage found the noise came only from an electric clothes brush operated by two small flashlight batteries. i said charges against Barlow were dropped when he was adjudged "mentally incompetent" by a federal court and commuted to the Ft. Roots mental institution. Referring to Barlow's release, Cobb said that as far as his office is concerned it is a "closed case.' The Jonesboro bandit forced his way Into the bank, tied up three employes. He was chased from the bank by other employes. 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