The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 20, 1955 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 1958 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGErtVI Polio's Dr. Salk: His Career Has Proved Money Isn't Everthing By WARD CANNEL NEA Staff Correspondent PI'lTSBURGH — (NEA) — Behind the desperate and ponderous race to wipe out paralytic polio stands the man who has given most of his professional career and his name to what may be an effective vacine — Dr. Jonas E. Salk. It has not been an easy job. It has not been the most satisfying. It has not made a fortune for anybody. But it has led Dr. Salk to conclude: "There is more in life than money." His career proves it. In 1931, wnen ne was 17 years old, Jonas Salk entered the College of the City of New York. He hadn't * single course in science in high school. He about It. didn't know anything Out of curiosity he enrolled in several introductory science courses. That sealed his future. By the time he was graduated he had abandoned his old ambitions of a career in law. He went to New York University's medical school. He was a small fellow, with dark hair and a high forehead and a hungry look behind wanted to become a doctor. And after that he wanted to go into research. They said he was foolish. They said times were bad and he ought to practice medicine and make money. They said research took a lifetime and left no time for family or rest. ' By the time he was a senior medical student, he had found himself. Or rather, Dr. Thomas Francis, Jr., had found him working late into the night at the laboratory. * » * What was so interesting to the young man? Dr. Francis asked. DR. SALK AND PATIENT: "Time will take care of the rest." . . .Dr. Salk , . . "There is more in life than money" . . . The answer was simple: Dr. Jonas E. Salk was learning about viruses. He was graduated from New York University and went into Internship at Mt. Sinai Hospital. He was a practicing doctor. Within four years he was writing to Dr. Francis who had gone to the University of Michigan. Was there a place there for his former student? He didn't need much money. He and his wife could live simply. But the laboratory—that was the important thing. Dr. Francis called him, told him that he had a March of Dimes grant from the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. They were working on isolating the polio virus. There was a job open. Five years later, in 1947, Dr. Salk left Ann Arbor for the University of Pittsburgh. His post: Associate Research Professor in Bacteriology. Today, he sits in the professor's Boy Fishes $1,000 from Stream; May Be Part of Danvers' Loot PEABODY, Mass, (fi— A 14-year- old schoolboy fished nearly »l,000 out of a stream yesterday and police said the money might be part of |68!,700 taken in a Danvers armored car theft In 1952. Donald B. Jelly hauled the money out of the Ipswich River while fishing. Police spread the sodden currency to dry In headquarters. Donald related ne first saw « Gentry Thinks High Court Likes His Suggestions LITTLE ROCK tifl — "Ally. Gen. Tom Gentry says the U. S. Supreme Court appeared to be interested in his suggestion that the court ask Congress to set up racial integration In public schools. Gentry, testifying on behalf of Arkansas at Washington last week asked the Supreme Court not to set a definite deadline for ending segregation in the schools. Gentry says he thinks Congress would enact legislation for racial integration if asked to do so by the court. The »urt ruled inst year that racial segregation in public sphools is unconstitutional. chair and also holds down the job of Director of the Virus Research Laboratory at the University's School of Medicine. Most of his time has been spent on work in the polio virus area, In the .past six years he has seen $1,700.000 spent on infantile paralysis research. He has also seen 1.830,000 children take part in controlled experiments using the vaccine he and his associates have discovered. He doesn't see much of his family. The three children go to school early in the morning and are asleep long beore he comes home at night. He talks with his wife over a late cup of coffee and at breakfast. But she is usually fast asleep in the pre-dawn hours when he gets up to scribble an Idea or formula that has come to him. For the rest of the time, he Is In the laboratory. How does It feel to know that an untried vaccine — that bears your name—is being Injected Into thousands of children? "The worrying Is done ahead of time," Dr. Salk says, "while calculating all the possible risks. Then the die Is cast and there is nothing to do but wait. Time will take care of the rest." piece of pink string; and when he hauled it In he found bundles of money wrapped In old tire chains. "I thought it was fake money," the boy said. When his mother. Mrs. Elizabeth Jelly, drove up to take him home she was astonished when Donald put the money on the car sent. Officers began listing serial numbers for a check againts those of bills taken 111 the Danvers theft. The $681,700 was taken from an armored car March 25, 1952, while its three-man crew was having coffee in a nearby drugstore. Britons Get Income Tax Reduction LONDON LB — The government announced yesterday a cut In Income taxes. The basic rate will be 42& per cent of taxable income instead of 45 per cent. This is a cut of six pence (seven cents) in the standard rate, making i* eight shillings six-pence ($1,12) to the pound (52,80). R. A. Butler, chnncellor of the exchequer, also announced increased allowances in tax-free income. The tax-free allownnce was increased $56 to $392 for a single person and $568 to $672 for ft married couple. Allowances for children also were announced. Butler made the announcements in presenting ' his budget to the House of Commons, barely month hefoer next month's general elections. The income tax cut Is the second announced by a major country in the last month, Canada Is reducing 1 its basic rate by 10 per cent, effective July 1. Lion Oil Earnings Hat Record High EL DORADO, Ark. WPj — First quarter earnings for the Lion Oil Co. were the highest in any three- month period in the history ol the company. T. M. Martin, company president said yesterday that net income for the quarter, alter taxes, was $5,247,157 or $1.70 a share of outstanding stock. Martin said this represents a 51 per cent increase for the same quarter of 1954. FACTS PROVE IT! GET THE FACTS ON "ALL 3" LOW-PRICE CARS AND YOU'LL HAVE PROOF PLYMOUTH IS FIRST: First in Size—By actual measurement, the 1955 Plymouth is the longest car of the low-price 3. (It's even bigger than some medium-price cars.) Plymouth is truly a big car... 17 feet long! First in Roominess—Plymouth is also the biggest car inside, with the greatest hip room and leg room. More comfort for you! And Plymouth's trunk, hy far the largest in its field, lets you pack everything. First in Visibility—Comparison proves that Plymouth's glamorous new Full-View windshield — with cornerposts swept back both lop and bottom—gives you the greatest visibility of "all 3." First in Beauty—Compare styling and see why Charm, a leading fashion magazine, chose Plymouth "Beauty Buy of the Year." Plymouth's long, sleek Forward Look wins over the hand-me- down styling of the "other 2''! First in F.conomy-Smoothest and thriftiest engine of all! Thai's the fast-stepping new 6-cyl- imler PowerFlow 117. Its Chrome-Sealed Action means extra thousands of trouble-free miles. First in Riding Comfort-Plymouth gives you the most comfortable ride you ever experienced in a low-price car. Only the biggest car in the lowest-price field can give you a true big-car ride. First In Extra Value-Plymouth gives you many extra-value features that the "other 2" low- price cars don't have. Come in and let us show you why Plymouth is first lor value! Why pay up to *500 more for a car smaller than Plymouth? Don't be fooled by the claims of so-called medium- price cars that they cost practically the same as Plymouth. When you compare price tags you'll find that, model lor model, Plymouth sells for much, much less than medium-price cars, and gives you more car for your money! BEST BUY NEW; BETTER TRADE-IN, TOO! PLYMOUTH Plym»uth dMltri art Iliud In your Clttilfltd T«l«phon« Dlrtctary. your Plymouth dealer SUNNING HERSELF-Cm°l Lawrence Uiuls her place in the sun on the trunk of a leaning palm tree at Mlnmi Bench, Fin. At the moment, that pnrlicutar tree has nicest limbs in the area. "BEGGAR'S BAG" The word "beggar" first appeared In the English language In the 13th century, and was connected with the word "ban," referring to the receptacle carried by beggars for alms, according to the Encyclopedia Brilnnnlca. Read Courier News Classified Ads. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for a permit to sell and dispense Deer at retail on the premises described as 1010 W. Rose St., Blytheville,' Mississippi County, Ark. The undersigned states that he Is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past: and that the undersigned has never 1 been convicted of violating the laws "of this state, or any other state, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. 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