TUESDAY, SEPT. 23, 1952 BLYTHEVT1X1! .(ARK.)' COURIETl KEWS PAGE NTNB Surgeons Refrigerate Body in Operating on Heart of Young Girl MINNEAPOLIS Wt— University of Minnesota surgeons have used refrigeration successfully in Blowing thp bodily processes of a 5-year-old ' girl for a heart operation. After an ftnesthetic was administered, the little girl's Icmpcra- ' iure was dropped from the normal 93.6 degrees to 81. This slowing of circulation enabled halting the flow of blood through the heart for 6}' 2 minutes, or nearly twice the safety limit under ordinary anesthesia. The temperature reduction was accomplished by wrapping the small patient in a rubberized blanket with sections of rubber tubing between its two layers. An alcohol mixture, cooled mechanically to near the" freezing point of water, was then pumped through the tub ing for about two hours. In addition lo the 17.6 degree temperature drop, the child's pulse rate fell from 120 to 70 and oxygen needs of her body went down 50 per cent. The heart'contitnied to beat even though veins" entering it were closed. At oite time during the hour-long operation the child's tern- News of Men In the Service perature dropped to 79. Dr. F. John Lewis, associate professor of surgery at the university, was assisted by Dr. Richard L. Varco, head heart surgeon at the hospital, and Dr. Mansur Taufic, n surgery fellow. If necessary, Dr. Lewis estimated, in this case it would have been possible to cut off blood circulation for as long as eight minutes. Normally circulation cannot be halted for more than three minutes without serious brain cell injuries. The child had been born with a small hole between her two heart sections. The normal blood flow WRS upset with the result one section overworked and enlarged. The condition, known as an interpatrial septel defect, may bring heart failure and death. After the heart had been cut open and the defect remedied, the small patient was placed in a tub o'f f water heated to 114 degrees. Normal tern tier a lure was restored in 40 minutes and 11 days later the girl left the hospital. The operation was performed Sept. 2. Two Blytheville men have been assigned to the light cruiser USS juneau. which is operating off Korea. They are Seaman Charles L. Shepperd, son of Mrs. Thelnin ShGrrod, and Seaman Gerald D. Reagan, son of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Reagan. Currently serving aboard the heavy cruiser USS Pittsburgh In the Caribbean are Seaman Thomas E. Burns, son of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Burns of Luxor a , and Edgar Poag, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Poag of Osceola. Billy Joe Walters, son of Mrs. Helen Frazier of Blytheville, is taking basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex. Seaman Jerry B. Whihvorth, son of Mrs. Fannie Whitworth Of Blytheville, recently was graduated from visual communications school at the Fleet Training Center, San Diego, Calif, South's Coal Operators May Yield on Pact BLUEFTELD, K. Va. Wt—Southern coal operators will probably give In lo demands of the United Mine Workers, who won a «1.90 a day pay raise from Northern operators, usually reliable Industry sources here indicate. However, a possible dispute shaped up In Ihe Southern executives' ramp. Joseph E. Moody, president of the Southern Coal Producers Ai- sociatlon, was quoted here as saying he would"oppose the union proposal. In Washington, Moody told a reporter he hasn't "any Idea what my people will do." Some industry spokesmen pve dieted yesterday that the association would vote Thursday in Washington (o meet Ihe TJMW's contract demands. J 7 -Year-Old Enjoys Beauty More Because She V/os Born Blind K RIVERA, Calif. Wi—Shy. curly- topped Linda Brown probably enjoys such everyday things as grass, trees and Sunday funnies more than any other 11-year-old. Being able to see them is something ne.w to her. Blind almost since birth from corneal ulcers, her sight is being restored by a new sulphur solution called sulfahydryl. She Is the first with her type of ailment to be vastly unproved by the new treatment. The solution, taken internally and by drops in the eyes, was developed by Dr. A. E. Cruthirds of Phoenix, Ariz., and Dr. Ralph Mellon, head of the Institute of Pathology at Pittsburgh. The scientists found that when an eye is injured, its sulphur content drops considerably. Incidentally, 45 per cent of the mineral content of the injured eye. Linda began taking . treatments from Dr. Cruthirds a year ago. With the aid of glasses she can now read and get about by herself. Her mother, Mrs. Ruth Brown, said, "I had heard about Dr. Criith- ird 's iv ork, so w« took Lin d a to Phoenix. He said the drug couldn't do her any harm and decided to try it. "It was sort of FI last chance, guess, because all the other doctors we went to—more than 25 of them —said there was no hope." Cpl. Oliver G. Thornell of Rt. 3, Kennett. recently was released from active duty at the Army Separation "renter at Camp Carson, Colo. Pvt, James South, son of Joe M. South of Rt, 2, Kennett, is now serving with the 43rd Infantry Division in Germany. He Is a rifleman with Company II of the 172 Infantry Regiment. John P. Lofiin, seaman, USN, son of Mrs. Ruth D. Staton of Joiner is -serving aboard the destroyer USS Agerholm in the Far East. Pfc. George Webster of Nfanila recently was released from active duty at the Army Separation Center at Camp Carson, Colo. Pi't. Billy B. Scarbrough of Braggadocio. Mo., is currently on security duty with the 1st. Cavalry Division in Japan. 'Bad Risk 1 Celebrates GOSHEN, Vt, t/P) — Seventy-four years ago Edward D. Blackwell was refused insurance as a bad risk. Today he celebrated his 100th birthday. Pfc. C. E. Lemonds, son of Mr and Mrs. Homer Lemonds of Rt. 2 Kennett, Mo., is now serving with the 6th Infantry Regiment at the Berlin Military Post In Germany. OVERSEAS — Seamnn Charlie Jones, son of Mrs. Janle Jones of Cooter, Mo., is currently stationed at s Navy base In the Hawaiian Islands. The U.S. sulphur output from all sources has averaged five million long tons annually since 1948, Today's 'Meanest Man' INDIANAPOLIS frf>| — Clarence Elsbury, -27, Greenfield, Ind., was fined S10 and sent to Jail for 10 days here for stealing 15 cents from Lorenz Rosemeyer, a blind news vendor. Officer Wins Acquittal in Slaying of Man MARQUETTE, Mich. UP)—Army Lt. Coleman A- Peterson stood acquitted today Jn the slaying of a Bi£ Bay. Mich., tavern owner, accused by the officer of heating and raping his attractive red-halrcd wife. A jury of 11 men and a woman returned a verdict of ''not E u i'ty by reason of insanity" last night after 4>i hours deliberation. » The verdict, however, did not immediately free the 38-year-old World War II veteran in the slaying of Maurice X. Chenoweth, 48, a former state police trooper. Peterson now must be examined by a eanity commission and be de- clnred sane before he can be released. During the officer's eight-day trial, Mrs. Peterson. 42 testified that Read Courier News Classified Ads Chenoweth insisted on driving her home from his tavern saying it wa« unsafe for her to walk alone. She EDSON Continued form Page 6) nearly B fifth of Ihe time losl Other strikes were over wages, working conditions and supervisor;, personnel. Conflict between Kentucky and Illinois labor leaders for control of the unions caused part of Ihe trouble. Squeeze on Oil Companies American and European oil companies have oeen having their troubles reaching a satisfactory agreement with the seven-year-old Indonesian government. The CBEC hasn't stirred up the international ruckus lhat the Iranian government's oil troubles have because Indonesian production i.sn't as great and because no complete confiscation is involved. The Indonesian government is merely trying to squeeze royalties and ox- port taxes so hiph thnt operation nnd expansion of the otl fields is unprofitable. There nre three principal producing companies with concessions in Indonesia. They are Socony- Vacuum with G0,000-barret-a-rtay production, California-Texas Company with 10,000 and Royal Dutch Shell with 70,000. Average well production in Indonesia is only about 100 barrels a day, as compared with pro due • tion of un to 7000 barrels a day BONDS OF FREEDOM — Pfc. Willard Webb, of Kansas City, Kans., in the uniform of a Continental soldier, shows a replica of a bond of Ihe first scries ever issued by the United Slates. It was authorized 176 years ago today, on October 3, 1176, to help finance Ihe American Revolution. In modern battle dress, Pfc. Theodore R. Jenkins, of New York City, displays a replica of current U. S. Defense Bond which millions of Americans buy regularly for their own nml Iheir country's security. Both soldiers are Korean veterans, now stationed at First Army Headquarters. Governors Island. N. Y! In the Middle East. But the In, done-si an production is import anl paid Chenoweth, after her accept-] —. ance, drove her into a woods where he beat find raped her. Stevenson's Sister Soys 'Relatives' Could Elect Governor President WASHINGTON f/P> — Gov. Adlnl Stevenson's sister portrays herselt as secretary of the. "I'm related lo Stevenson" clan and says so many relatives are turning up lhat "we could be elected by our own kin." Mrs. Ernest Ives of BloominR- ton. 111., exhibiting the same type of wry humor thnt the Democratic because of Its location. Most of the wells nrc on Sumatra, with lesser production in Java and Borneo. Before the war the split was straight 50-50 wilh the Dutch colonial government. When the Indonesians took over, they started with n 40 per cent income tax. They they raised it to 52 l / 2 per cent. On top of (his they Imposed a 33 per cent export tax which had the effect o( making the total 65 per cent of Income. Current nego tiations are trying to whittle this tossia, China :nd Discussion Sweeping New Pact Of Economics Seen By Some Observer* MOSCOW ta^-sveeping new «- momic arrangements between so- •iet Russia and Communist china appeared likely today In the wake of Chinese Premier Chou En-lla's departure (or home after Kremlin ;atks with Prime Minister Stalin Chou flew off to PelpinK yester- Iny but left behind eight rra-mb-rs of the delegation lhat accompanied llm here for the conversations—Including several of his top men In ;he economic field. ' These coultl be remaining behind lo iron out such details as delivery dales and perhaps credit agrea- ments on any new trade pact. Speaking to a farewell crowd at the nirport, Chou declared that during his delegation's stay In Moscow "we successfully completed talks concerning Important political and economic questions between China and the URSH." . Baboons were venerated by the ancient Egptylans. At death they were embalmed and Interred In « special cemetery. itominee for president has used I campaign talks, had her own lis teners chuckling last night. She made what she termed "not speech — just a little talk" in addressing the North Carolina Democratic Club of Washington t li e Stevensons have ancestral roots In the Tarheel State. Earlier. Mrs. Ives had lea with Mrs. Harry S. Truman at the White House. Mr.s. Ives said so many Stevensons arc writing her brother at Springfield, III., thnt the letters posed n problem to secretaries until the) 1 figured out that she should be the one to handle them. "Now they Just relay them to me," sho said. i STRAIGHT BRAND STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY 1 TNI AMIIKAK DK1I1IIKC <0*«NT. INC . Htm, lit. DfVJBLI-channel side rails of massive strength add ruggednesa and rigidity lo the sturdy Doit|,'e chassis. Rubber mountings cushion body from ahock. Your Dodge slays new longer. Orlflew ride centra! |« SEALED IN for the life of the shock absorbers. 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