The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 6, 1955 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

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PAGB TBIf BLYTHEVfLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL «, 1958 New Cancer Drugs Help Some of 100 Hopeless Cases Bj- ALTON L. BLAKKSLEE .AP Science Reporter MADISO&, Wis. (AP) — A two-fisted ruiw cancer drug hat slugged a few of 100 hopeless human cancers with dramatic temporary effects, two University of Wisconsin researchers said today. Two of these cancer victims are still alive a year later, but this is not a cure and "we don't think we have the right drug yet," they said. The drug combines the different cancer-hitting chemistry of two earlier drugs, making it tWo-flstfcd. It also has some very serious setbacks. Like other drugs, It can damage the bone marrow and blood system. The most spectacular recoveries for a time came in two patients who also developed anemia and later succumbed. The drug, nfcfcimined OPSPA, is not available except for cautious experiments on selected patients, they stressed. It is a hopeful signpost toward the goal of drugs which can effectively and safely hit cancers aM Join surgery and radiation as ways to cure many cancers. OPSPA is a nltfKimme.for a 44- letter drug named oxa-penla-meth- ylene - diethylene - thio - phos- phoramlde. It was designed by Dr. Charles Heidelberger, noted biochemist. In cooperation with a pharmaceutical firm, Lederle Laboratories. He found H could cure some kinds ot cancers In animals. Cancer Is not a single disease. There are many types. Dr. Anthony R. Curreri, .professor of surgery and well-known cancer researcher, has directed the tests on human patients. Dr. Curreri, a former Olympic boxer ,and Dr. Heidelberger, who leads a dance band of student and faculty musicians as a hobby, summed up the status of .the drug for-science writers touring cancer centers under auspices of the American Cancer Society. Effects Spotty The drug can slow down or hult Borne solid human cancers but its effects are spotty. Dr. Curreri said. No cure, it needs much more study to make this, or some kindred drufr, less poisonous to the blood system, to learn how best to give it, to learn how and where It works, the surgeon and biochemist pointed out. They cited these case histories: One woman, siill alive and apparently well a year later, had an advanced cancer of connective tissue, known us reticular cell sarcoma. She has not hud recurrences. A young man had a melanoma, or black cancer, starting: In the scalp. This was removed surgically, but presumably has already started lo spread. Melanoma usually spreads and kills rapidly. The man has been apparently healthy up to 14 months later. Ills cancer did spread, necessitating sui'Klcal removal of pi\vt of one lung and .some nreas of skin. Cures uftimot be claimed for cither one. HI-Y HKAD — Joe Ray of JJlytbevllle recently was elected president of the Arkansas Hl-Y and Tri-HI-Y Council. Joe is president of Blylhevllle's HI-Y club. {Courier News J'hoto) Missouri Traffic Deaths Increase JEFFERSON CITY I* — Lost week was the first this year Jn which the number of tiMftlc deaths exceeded tho.se for the comparable week a year HBO, the State Highway Patrol reported yesterday. Last weckf:' toll added up to 17, or five more than for the same week In 1954. The patrol said H of last wwk's deaths come during the period from Friday through .Sunday, with six occurring in a slnRle accident in southeastern Missouri Sunday. Traffic accident fatalities this year, totalini; 180 l>y Sunday mid- nlKht, still totaled 29 less th«n for the same period In IflM, the patrol reported. OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT Excellent Location LE. ISAACS' Ph. 3-3490 or 2-2915 WE BUY USED FURNITURE PHONE 3-3122 Wade Furn. Co. Claims Paid Promptly with Pyramid Plan Protection GRUBBS, ARK. "I think tlio Pyramid Plan is one of the best. The prompt and efficient wny they respond also pleases others I know in this vicinity. I have not found insurance flint will come up to Pyramid. Claims arc paid promptly. I have recommended the Pyramid Life Insurance Co. to several people, sonic of whom arc now policy holders." So writes John T. Matunc of Gen. Del. If you do not have insurance to help meet the expenses of liotiDitnl and medical bills you should get all the facts on the Pyramid Plan. We have prepared an informative booklet on this type of insurance which should help you decide what you need. Send lo Pyramid Life Insurance Co., 727 Minnesota Avc., Kansas City i, Kns. and we'll mail you your free copy of "Wkat 'Yon Should Know About Health and Accident Insura nee." Pyramid's liberal protection al low cosl can mean security and peace of mind lo you and your family. Gel the fact.' today. COME TO THE And Share !n the Miracle of Easter 11 ict world h;i« only one certified religion, only one religion which hours the .signature of heaven, and that, is the religion of Jcsu.s Christ. The miracle of the first Easter is God's own signature, attesting the validity of every claim and every promise which Jctiiis Christ nvtitto. He hud tlnimed that He was in truth the very Son of God. He had claimed flint He would Jay down His life for the sins of the world and would ri.su again on the third day. He had promised that all who would repent of their sins and would trust, in His il?aih lor their refK'mption would be assured of a place In His "Father's Houv. 1 " above, Did He have (he richt to make these promises? Did He have the power to fulfill them? The miracle of Easter shouts a loud affirmative. "He was declared to be the Son of God. . . by the resurrection from the dead!" Chris tin MR throughout the world rejoice in the knowledge that they arc worshipping, not rt dead prophet, but a living Christ, a Christ who Is eternal in the heavens, a Christ whose Easter resurrection stands unique and unassailed as the signature of heaven. First Lutheran Church of BlyLhcvllle invites all Christians of our community to share with her this miracle of Easter at our Sunrise Service on fluster Sunday. The service will be held at "SUirvuc" Drive-in-Theater — your cnv is youv family pew. The time of the service l.s 6:30 A.M. The gates will be opened at 5:45 A.M. Come early to avoid traffic problems. Complete and official figures sh fhaf again in /954 -/or the 19™straight yeor— MORE PEOPLE BOUGHT CHEVROLET THAN ANY OTHER CAR No other low-priced car even conies close to matching these important Chevrolet advantages .. . If you're planning to buy a new car, the one you just can't afford to miss seeing is Chevrolet—for 19 straight years America's best-selling car. The Motoramic Chevrolet offers you so much more than the other low-priced cars that it's hardly fair to compare them. And even the high-priced cars don't have all the advantages that today's Chevrolet offers you. The beauty's built in—not bolted on! And that makes a big difference-not only in how your car looks today, bill In how it will look tomorrow, loo. Chevrolet's good louks spring from fine, clean, uncluttered design. The beauty is inherent in the basic contours of metal and glass. There's no excessive bollcd-on ornamentation to go out ot style overnight. The Body's by Fisher! No other low-priced car has a Body by Fisher—but many of the high-priced cars do. That fact alone tells you there must be something extra special about the style, quality and construction of Body by Fisher. And there is! .You can see it, feel it and even hear it when you slam the door. Today's most modern engines) That goes for Chevrolet's new V8 and two new sixes as well. For example, all Chevrolet engines bring you a modern 12-voll electrical system — double the voltage of other low-priced cars. This means quicker cold weather starting and a greater electrical reserve. Then Chevrolet's new "Turbo-Fire VS" has the shortest piston stroke in the industry, and develops the highest power per pound of any V8 in the low-price field. It lakes valve-m-hcad leadership like Chevrolet's to bring you truly modern engines like these 1 A drive lo suit your driving! You can lake your choice of three different drives—and every one's as modern as this minute. There's silky, peppery Powerglide, new Overdrive (both extra-cost options), and n new Synchro-Mesh transmission that's as smooth ns they come. All the power helpers you want! Windows, seat, steering, brakes-nil are available with built-in "muscles" in make driving as effortless as you wish. And you can even have air conditioning if you like. These things are extra-cost options, of course, but they more than repay you with extra pleasure. Fun Is "standard equipment"! You find that out the first time you lake the wheel of n new Chevrolet. Here, you discover, is a car that takes the curves like it's on rails, that steers like it's reading your mind. It seems simply io ignore bumps—and when you slop suddenly, there's no excessive lurching or diving; either. There has never been such a difference in low- priced cars as there is today—or so many good reasons why you should drive a new Chevrolet. Conic in and lake the key. Over Ten Million Chevrolet owners-Two Million more than any other tar! SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. I 301 W. Walnur Phon. 3-4578 HUDSON'S Save Now On Men's Spring Clothing! SMART LINEN CRASH SUITS With Contrasting Slacks Charcoal Grey Suite—Light Grey Slacks All Sizes Complete NEW SPRING SUITS $ In all the new miracle weaves. Charcoal, light greys, blues, browns and tans. All expertly tailored 20 NECKWEAR featuring by Van Heusen the new narrow style in pink and black. Scores of patterns to choose from. Solid White The smartest button style. NEW SPRING SLACKS Trim California styles in black, pink, charcoal, lime green, yellow and tomato. All sizes. Ideal for contrast with sports coat. SPORT COATS $iQ95 t for summer dress wear. Smart on* I ^W Special , .„., | J DRESS SHIRIS by Van Heusen New Short Spread Collars. French cuffs. In pastel colors of blue, pink and maize. HUDSON CLEAMW - OOTMltt - TAJLOfc. Bfyttorflfo, Arkansas Steefo, M****in4

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