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12 - Mar. 11,1959 RecHands Dally Facts Available Today: Parking For 106 Automobiles For the first time, motorists today are using as a paved and marked parking lot the new Municipal Parking District facility at Citrus avenue and Fifth street. This is indeed a red letter day for the off- street parking movement. This brings to a total of 106 the number of automobiles that can be parked on the two Citrus avenue lots of the district. The one at the Triangle holds 33 vehicles while the new and much larger one has a capacity of 73. Both of these lots are due for expansion within the next few years. The Triangle lot will push west to Fourth when the Robinhood property, on the corner, becomes available. The new lot will expand into the Dern restaurant property on Fifth, and onto the Lewis grocery lot at Sixth, removing the ugly car barn building. This means that years of patient and persistence by the Redlands Chamber of Commerce parking committee is paying off. The need has been for off-street stalls in locations as close as possible to the heart of the shopping district These were not obtained in the absence of a district, the city developing such non-shopper parking as the lot next to the Presbyterian church and the one by the Police station. By their very location the two lots should help to preserve the central retail district which has been disintegrating for lack of parking. They should—and already are—stimulating the development of new buildings in their immediate vicinities. This achievement should be chalked up in favor of the chamber group who saw what had to be done, and found out how it could be done, and undertook the tedious, burdensome project. Recently the responsibility has passed to the Municipal Parking Commission where Gene Malone continues his leadership role. Serving with him are Lloyd Hulbert and Ray Canterbury. Credit should also be given to the city councilmen and oity administrators who cooperated, and who worked directly on the many problems that arose. Now actual experience with off-street parking will point the way to further redevelopment of the heart of the city. If all goes as well as expected, other projects will follow within a few years. Challenge Of India Averell Harriman, deposed last fall as New York's governor, is traveling in Asia to observe and to see how the political winds are blowing in the great East-West struggle. He makes a report-on India that at once confirms others' findings and offers the United States and its Western friends a golden opportunity. It is that India, deeply wedded to the broad concepts of democracy, realizes that it is in desperate competition with Red China for the hearts and minds of uncommitted peoples everywhere within and beyond Asia. The Indians know they and the Reds are being watched by millions the way a race track crowd puts the field glasses on two* thoroughbreds going neck and neck into the first turn. The one who falters can lose everything. If India does not succeed in its tremendous effort to rise above poverty, to lift its 400 million people to decent living levels, then in time it may very likely pass under the Communist yoke. With it would go most of Asia and possibly Africa. More than ever before, India appreciates the menace of Soviet and Chinese communism. More than ever, too, it understands that America is on its side and wants not only India but all Asia, the whole uncommitted world, to survive and prosper, free to chart a destiny of its own choosing. Once we are beyond the crucial problems of Europe, this bristling economic combat between India and China is the great, overriding event of this moment in history. The necessity for America to-throw full weight behind free India should be blazingly clear. The Newsreel The Parisian designers promise us that women will look like women this Spring, welcome news to those men who have wearied of just getting by on their memories. The new people on the block have one of those compact, economy cars, but leave the rear fenders sticking out of the garage just for the snob appeal. John Foster Dulles might get well faster if it weren't for people constantly coming into his hospital room to try on his shoes for size. At a time when we need to increase the prestige of science in the minds of our young, it is not wise for the father, who , happens to be an aeronautical engineer, to demonstrate that he isn't any more skillful at getting a kite in the air than any other father in the neighborhood. The automobile show is kind of boring to an old horse-show fan. It's all conformation, no jumping, showing off the different gaits, or people breaking their collarbones. An alleged racketeer refused to tell a Senate subcommittee how he is able to maintain two homes and six motor cars on a reported income of $8,700 a year. Maybe his wife buys the cheaper cuts. t With a Grain Of Salt By Frank and Bill Moore Fifty miles south of Mcxicali, by the Rio Hardy, a party of Redlands hunters shot ducks last Saturday morning. In the group were Fritz Zciner, Dale Robinson, Clyde Pugh and Waldo Burroughs. They walked out along a dike, which was flooded on cither side, and in the domain of "about a million and a half teal." as one enthusiast later estimated the flight. At the first shot the birds .warmed like flies and some fell to the hunters. As his comrades returned from wading m the muddy water Mr. Burroughs observed that retrieving without dogs is not so pleasant. The better method, he said, would be to shoot the ducks so they would fall on dike. Presently a cinnamon teal darted toward him but at rather high altitude. "Bang". The duck fell, its forward momentum carrying it right to Mr. Burroughs. The former soft ball pitcher of the Redlands night league raised his left hand and caught the teal in the air as if it were a ball. "You see. fellows." he remarked later. "A duck should be caught before hitting the ground so as not to bruise the meat." What Redlands needs just now is a practicing archeologist. Our past civilization is coming to light day by day. Every time they tear down a brick wall, they uncover a painted sign on the abutting wall. Every time the sandblasters remove a general layer of paint from the front of a building, they disclose the ghosts of early day lettering. This is pretty hard to keep up with, what with McEwen's tearing down the old Liberty Theater, Lange and Runkel refinishing the Chevrolet agency, and all that sort of thing. Occasionally there are some rather direct answers to these riddles out of yesterday. Monday John Runkel hailed us and invited us to make what we could out of the dim lettering on the face of the Chevrolet property on Citrus, west from Fourth. While we were puzzling over the words "Grain" and "Wood" an idea flashed into his mind. "I think we have a picture that was taken right here when President Taft drove by," he said. And sure enough, there was one in the office file. Taking it in hand and returning to a spot on the sidewalk we could match up the faint words on the building and those in the picture. "California Feed and Fuel House", it said in the picture. Hay. Grain. Wood and Coal." Just to the cast, where the entrance to the Chevrolet garage is now, there was a vacant piece of real estate. This proves that the .ghost lettering of the Reo Garage, seen on the - facade there Monday, is of post-Taft vintage. In the Taft picture, however, the lettering on the corner building — the present Chevrolet show room — is illegible. The ghost lettering of today, however, pro- claims somebody's "Carriage and Wagon Works." The somebody was probably John Mcintosh who was a blacksmith at that location 50 and more years ago. But as we have indicated, it takes an archeologist to be certain of which building was erected when, and who the occupants were in any particular year. Today there are comparatively few such signs. The only fresh and bold one we can think of at the moment is on the side o f Dern's restaurant and faces the new public parking lot. It was such open spaces, in the days before the business district was so solidly built up, that created many side-wall spots where signs could be seen. But it was also the absence of neon signs, so much in vogue today, which gave the sign painters so much to do. President Taft? Yes, he came to Redlands on Columbus Day 'they called it Discoverer Day. then i in 1909. He was the first of our three presidential visitors to tour by automobile and •was in the city for a little more than an hour in the course of a whirlwind tour of the Citrus belt. Riding down Citrus he was in the back seat of an open, right- hand-drive, touring car. Haticss, he waved to the cameraman and to the spectators. It must have been a pleasant fall day for open air driving. SHOOT CREE MISSILE EGL1N AIR FORCE BASE. Fla. (UPI)—An Air Force CREE test missile was blasted off Tuesday in the first of a scries of shoots designed to test various escape capsules, nose cones and instrumentation packages. NOTICE TO CREDITORS No. 28608 In the Matter of the Esfate of EVERETT T. PHELPS. aka EVERETT PHELPS. Deceased. Notice is hereby given by the undersigned. Goldie M. Phelps, as the Executrix of the Last Will and Testament of Everett T. Phelps, deceased, to the creditors of. and all persons having claims against the said de' ceased, to present them, with the necessary vouchers, within six months after the first publication of this notice, to said Executrix at the office of Paul B. Wil*on. 306 E. State Street. Redlands. San Bernardino County, California, which said office the undersigned selects as a place of business in aU matters connected with said estate, or tq file them with the necessary vouchers, within six months after the first publication of this notice, in the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of the State of California, in and for the County of San Bernardino. Dated Feb. 18th, 193!). GOLDIE M. PHELPS. As Executrix of the Last Will and Testament of Everett T. Phelps, Deceased. PAUL B. WILSON, 306 E. State St., Redlands, Calif., Attorney for said Executrix. (First publication Feb. 18. 1939) THE LIGHTER SIDE By Frank Eleazer TUU- SACK, OL CMAP/" Teletips TELEVISION and RADIO TOP SHOW - 7:00 Chan. 7 Finals of 32nd Annual Western. Gloves tournament. 9:00 Chan. 4 "Kraft .Music Hall." Milton Berle and Martha Raye, one of the most hilarious comedy, teams of television's" earlier days will be reunited for a one night stand. 7:30 Chan. 4 Wagon Train. "The Vivian Carter Story." 8:00 Chan. 2 The Millionaire. 8:00 Chan. 7 Lawrence Welk. 9.00 Chan. 2 Steel Hour. "The Square Egghead." Comedy concerning group of New ork businessmen who find themselves back in college for a 10-wcek refresher course. 10:00 Chan. 4 This Is Your Life. 10:30 Chan. 2 Movie. Drama C54) "The Long Wait." Anthony Quinn. Charles Coburn. Mickey Spillane story of amnesia victim on the run for murder and robbery- Redlands Yesterdays FIVE YEARS AGO Temperatures—Highest 58, lowest 41. Orange County Water district votes to serve summons on Mayor Hugh Folkins in water litigation started three years ago and Orange County attorney tells Facts what Orange county really wants is for this area to annex to MWD. Mrs. Morris Cantlcy and Rodney Cranmer selected to serve on 1954 Grand Jury. YMCA to sponsor a community breakfast as a benefit for Redlands Y camp. TEN YEARS AGO Temperatures—Highest 61, lowest 47. Paul Langlie elected president of Redlands Community Chest with E. R. Hales as • first vice president: Mrs. Delma Sparks introduced as new executive secretary replacing Mrs. Cora Callander. Redlands' Orange show exhibit built by the park department commemorating the visit of President McKinley to Redlands wins $400 award in class A. State approves location of a newsstand for a blind operator at the post office but local committee will select the operator. FIFTEEN YEARS AGO Temperatures—Highest 60, lowest 45. No new candidates file by noon deadline today leaving W. L. Thornquest. Maurice Clapp and Dr. Bernard Hyink. all incumbents, a clear field in the City Council race. Gill Electric receives large government contract calling for manufacture of neavy duty navy batteries, primarily for landing craft. .William T. Hardy, now on sea duty, promoted from ensign t o lieutenant junior grade in the navy. CERTIFICATE OF PARTNERSHIP TRANSACTING BUSINESS CN- flER FICTITIOUS NAME We. the undersigned, certify that we are partners conducting a General Television and Radio Repair. Retail Sales and Service business at 518 Orange Street, in the City of Redlands. County of San Bernardino. State of California, under the fictitious name of TERRIER TV & RADIO SERVICE The names in full of all the members of said partnership and their respective residence* are as follows, town: James B. Cornell. Ill —11th St., Redlands. California. Alberta I. Cornell. Ill —11th St., Redlands. California. Dated February 28th. 1939. JAMES B. CORNELL. ALBERTA 1. CORNELL. Slate of California. t County of San Bernardino 1 ss. ,On this 28th day of February. 1959. before me. Paul B. Wilson, a Notary Public in and for said County and State, residing therein, <SuIy commissioned and sworn, personally appeared James B. Cornell and Alberta I. Cornell, known to me to be the persons whose names are subscribed to the within instrument, and acknowledged to me that they executed the same. In Witness Whereof. I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my official seal the day and year in this certificate first above written. PAUL B. WILSON. Notary Public in and for said County and Suva. (SEAL) (CI irr»«t 5 p.m. Z 4. S S- Movie 3. 7—Bandstand S—Cartoons 9—J. J Anthony 11—Topper 5:30 1—Theiter 5—Eoio T —Mt<-ke» Mount 9—Crl swell 11—Theater 5:45 9—News S p.m. t J. i IS- -Ntwi —Pn-"v* 7—Duffy's Tavern 8—San DIeuo S—Cartoon Ferrets 11—Frontier Dr. 6:15 2. «. 8—New* 13—Cal Tlnney 6:3ft 2—Burns. Alien 3—Air Fore* 4- <"-irt Masser 5—News 7—Whistler 8—Dec. Bride 13—Robin Hood 6:45 4. 5. 11—News 7 p .m. 2—Keep Talking 3—Top Plays 4—tlnlon Psclflo S—Art lyiboe 7—Boxing 8—Burns. Aliens 9—T.|ttl» Rascals 11—Superman 13—Dancer 7:30 2—Trnckdown 3—Raiders 4, 10—Wagon Train 5— What's Bid 8—This Day 9—Youth 11—S Stooges 13—People's Court 8 p.m. 2. 8—Millionaire 3. 7-L. Welk .1—Wrestling 9— Fortune Soldiers 11—Citizen Soldier 13—Air Power 8:30 2. •.—Got Secret 4-10—Price Rite (e) 9—Charter Boat 11-Sheriff Cochlss 13—Movie 9 p.m. 2—Steel Hour 3—U.S. Marshal 4. 10—Mlton Berle o 7—Ozzle. Harriet 8. 9—Movie 9:90 3—Target 4. 10—Bat Master'n 7 Donna Reed 13— Inside Story 10:00 p.m. 1 11-News 3—Bing Crosbv 4-10—Your Life 7—Accused 13—Tom Duggan 10:15 11—Paul Ostes 10:30 2— Movie 3—Combat Set. •4—Flight 5— Amer. Legend 7—News 10:45 7, 9—News 11—Movie 11:00 ».m. S—Industry 4. 5. 8—News 7—Let's Dance 9—Movie 11:15 5. 4. 8—Jack Paar 5—L. Finley IS m.dnltm X 7. 9-Movie 12:15 8— U Finley 12:30 8— DaUy Word Thursclsiff 7.-O0 a.m. J. 8—Kanearoo 4. 10—Today 7:45 2—News 8 a.m. 2—Miss Brooks !S—Cartoons 8—Stars Hour 8:30 2—Amos 'n Andy 5—Red Rows 7—Reduce 8:45 7—Milani 9:00 a.m. 2. 8—Playhouse 4. 10—Do Re Ml 9:30 2. 8—Godfrey 3. 4. JO—Treas. HnL 7—Great Life 11—Jack Lalanne 10:00 a.m. 2. 8—Love Lucy 3, 4.10—Price Rite 5—Red Rowe 7—Cartoons 11—Little Margie 10:30 2. 8—Top Dollsr 3. 4. 10—Concentrat 5—Harry Babbitt 10:45 11—Led 3 Lives 11:00 m.m. 2, 8—Love of Life 3, 4.10—Tic Tac Do 5—Romper Room 7—Married Joan 9-Fllm 11:30 1, 8—Tomorrow 3. 4.10—Could Be U 7—Peter L. Hayes 9—Matinee 11:45 2, 8—Guiding Lite 12 noon 2—Irwin Berke 3, 4.10—Truth. Con. 5—Uncle Luther 8 —Life w/EIizabeth 11—Sheriff John 12:30 2. 8—Word Turns 3, 4.10—H. Baggis 7—Play Hunch 1 p .m. 2, 8—Jim Dean 3, 4.10—Dr. Malone 5—Movie 7—Li be race 11—Mickey Rooney 1:30 2, 8—House Party 3. 4,10—These RU. 7—Dr. L Q. U—DisL Atty. 2 p.m. 2. 8—Big Payoff 3. 4.10—Queen Day 7—Day In Court 11—Paul Coates 13—April In Paris 2:30 2. 8—Verdict Yours 3. 4—County Fair 7—Music Bingo 9—Cookia 11—Steve Martin 13—Guide Post 3 p.m. I 2. 8—Brighter Day 3—M. Cobey 4. 9. 10—Movie 7—Beat Clock 13—June Levant 3:15 8—Secret Storm 13—Holidav 3.-30 2. 8—Edge of Night 3, 7—Do U Trust 5— Tricks, Treats 4 p .m. 2—Vagabond 3, 7 -Bandstand 5—Cartoons 11—Comedv Time 13—Club Awards 4:30 2, 4. 13—Movie 3—News Wednesday 5 p.m. KHJ-KFI-KNX— News KABC—Air Watch, Browning 5:15 KFI-KHJ—News KNX—Car. Alcott Ne-«rs KABC—News .1:30 KFI—News KHJ—Music KABC—Winter KNX—T. Harmon 5:45 KABC-KFI-KNX News KHJ—Tunes 6 p.m. KABC-KHJ —News KFI—Journel KNX—Snorts . 6:15 KABC—Daly, Harvey KFI—Sports KHJ-KNX—News 6:30 KABC—News KFI—City Desk KHJ—Races KNX—Music 6:45 KFI—Financial 7 p.m. KABC—Carroll KFI—News, Relax KHJ—Fulton Lewis KNX—Amos 'n Andy 7:15 KHJ—Answer Man 7:30 KABC—World KHJ—Assignment KFI—News KNX—News. Answr. 7*45 KNX—City Editor 8 p .m. KABC—R. Carroll KHJ—World Today KFI—Frost. People {NX—World Tonite 8:15 <NX—Geo. Walsh 8:30 KHJ—Fam. Theater KFI—Image Russia KABC-R.' Carroll KHJ—News. Music KNX—News 9 :15 KHJ-Stars KNX—Opinion 9:30 KABC—Stero. Show KHJ—Income Tax 10:00 p.m. KNX—Frost Wrngs. KHJ-KFI—News 10:15 KFI—Man On Go KNX—Sports 10:30 KNX—P. Norman KFI—Called Life 10:45 KBT-Music KHJ—Music 11:00 p.m. KNX—News, Music KFI—News KHJ—Newswheel 11:15 KFI—Conversation 11:30 KNX—Music 12 midniia KFI—Mus all Nlte KNX—Mil- til Dawn Thursday 7:00 a.m. KABC-Trntter KFI—Hit Road KHJ-KNX—Newi 7:15 KHJ—Brundage KFI—Hit the Road KNX—Bob Crane 7:30 KHJ-KNX—News 7:45 KFI-KHJ —News KNX—H. Babbitt t.-flO a.m. KFI—Hit the Road KHJ—News KNX—Bob Crane 8:15 KNX-KH J—Newi 8:30 KFI—News KNX—Crane, Drpr. KHJ—Rest Haven KABC-KF1 —News 8:45 KFI—Turn Clock . 9:00 a.m. KABC—Brkfst '71u!> KHJ-Crowell KNX—News 9:15 KHJ—Learning KNX—Bob Crane 9:30 KHJ—tCJrma Young KFI—Ladles Day 10:00 a.m. KABC—Ameche - 1 KHJ —News KFI—True Story KNX—Happiness 10:15 KHJ—Tello Test KNX—2nd Mrs. Bur. 10:30 KHJ—Heater, Crow! KMPC—Baseball (Dodgers-W. Sox) KNX—Dr. Malone 10:45 KNX—Ma Perkins KHJ—Crowell 11:00 a.m. KNX—Whisper. Sts. KFI—School Brdcst 11:15 KNX—Next Door 11:30 KFI—Notebook KNX—Helen Trent 11:45 KFI—News KNX—Entertainmt 12 noon KABC—News Amch. KFI—Farm Report KHJ. KNX-News 12:15 KFI—Agriculture KNX—Mcininch KHJ — C Porter 12 :30 KFI—News, Life St KHJ—Ed Hart KNX—Galen Drake I ».tn. {ABC—D. Csby. to 3 KFI—News. Matinee KHJ—Robblns, CrwL KNX—Godfrey 1:30 KFI—Wmn. In Hse. KHJ—Kate Smith 1:45 KFI—Pepper Young 2 P.m. KNX—House Party KFI—Fem. Touch 2:30 KFI—Man's Family KNX—Bil Weaver 2:45 KFI—Dr. Gentry 3 p.m. KABC—Brwng. to ! KFI—News KHJ—Joyful Hr. 3:30 KNX—P. Norman 4 p.m. KFI—News KH.I—F Lewis. Jr. KNX—News 4:15 RTH.T—Hemingway KNX—Weaver 4:30 KHJ—Fisher 4:45 KHJ—C Enid* WASHINGTON (UPI) - Any year now we 'or more likely the Russians) will be shooting n space man 221.000 miles up to the moon. Yet we haven't Rotten around to .sending anybody seven miles down into the deepest hole in the ocean. And we don't seem in any hurry to do it. .Man has been sailing since Noah. Yet here were some of our top sailors admitting to a House Merchant Marine subcommittee they know "very little" about the seas that cover two-thirds of our earth. Subcommittee members were shocked at the news, and not too hopeful on what they could do about it. Warning Prompts Probe "You can get billions of dollars to explore outer space." moaned Chairman George. P. Miller <D- Calif.). "But we'll have a hard time getting millions to explore our own oceans." What prompted Miller's peering into the depths was a recent warning from the National Academy of Sciences. The scientists said with missile subs and the like the seas now are more crucial than space in safeguarding our country. National survival may hinge on what we don't know about our oceans, they said. We are better acquainted with the surface of the moon than with the depths of our seas, the scientists said. Know Little Of Sea Though we can direct satellites into orbit around the sun, we still can't navigate submarines' under water with certain knowledge just where they are. Nor can we count on spotting an enemy's subs. Vice Adm. A. C. Richmond, commandant of the Coast Guard, and C. R. Denison, research chief for the Maritime Administration, confirmed the worst of what the scientists said. "We know very little about the sea," Richmond told the subcommittee. "What we do know is most superficial." "We must depend for basic research on other agencies," said Denison. "And when we go to them for information, often it isn't there." Russians May Be Ahead Miller hinted darkly that the Russians, already boasting a lead in space,' may also be pulling ahead under the sea. He produced, from the Library of Congress, six volumes on ocean research which he said were published in Russia in the past half dozen years. All were in Russian. lie didn't know what they said. Miller is a member also of the House Space Committee, which has been drawing good crowds to its hearings in the big House caucus room. The Merchant Marine subcommittee met in the smallest hearing room in the House Office Building. But it was no problem at all gettir; a'seat. "Shooting off into spare is exciting," said Miller, sadly. "Nobody seems to care much about what they can't see under the ocean." IN HOLLYWOOD Dancing Shoes On Shelf, Astaire Wins 'A' In Acting By Erskine Johnson HOLLYWOOD — Exclusively Yours: A new "Have Dialog. Will Act" career seems assured for dancing master Fred Astaire. Playing his first straight acting role—the atomic scientist in "On the Beach"—Fred is as nimble with serious emotion as he is with light-hearted dance steps. That's the word to me from Stanley Kramer, producer and director of the film, which is on location in Australia with Tony Perkins, Ava Gardner and Gregory' Peck in the cast line-up. "Fred." writes Kramer, "is doing a splendid job in a difficult sensitive role. There is no doubt that a new career as a serious dramatic actor is opening up for him." Astaire's first intense scene, a philosophical observation on nuclear warfare, brought spontaneous applause, says Kramer, from the cast and crew. .Mix up Debbie Reynolds' 1959'60 movies in the order of their release to theaters, and the titles sound like the story of a girl named Debbie Reynolds. They are, "It Started With a Kiss. Good Girls Get Married, The. Mating Game. The Rat Race. Who Was That Lady I Saw You With, and Say One for Me." Let's not forget, either, that in "Say One for Me," Debbie sings. "You Can't Love 'Em All." Producer Jerry Wald strikes back — special delivery — rush: "In my opinion, exhibitor Harry Brandt is talking through his hat when he labels some film subjects acceptable and others stale from overuse. It is not the subject of a picture that matters but how well and freshly that subject is treated. There are no 'washed-up' stars — only bad pictures — and the latter aren't defined by their subject matter." When - in - Hollywood building note: Ancient Rome required only seven hills, but a recreation of the fabled set for "Spartacus" required 10 of the choicest hills on LTs back lot. Post-Valentine Day discovery: Gay blade Steve Cochran sent 133 bottles of "My Sin" perfume, one to every doll he knows. A bottle even went to Tibet. For Pat Po- sicle. the Abominable Snowman's daughter, maybe? It happened during filming of "The Diary of Anne Frank." Actor Lou Jacobi, who plays Mr. Van Daan, was waiting outside a Fox sound stage for a studio car to take him to the commissary. He was in film costume—a six-inch cloth Star of David sewn on his shirt, per Nazi orders during the occupation of Amsterdam. A new chauffeur for the studio, who was unaware of the films in production, pulled his car up to the curb and looked questioningly at Jacobi, who asked: "Car for the cafe?" To which the chauffeur replied: "Right you are, SHERIFF." THE FAMILY DOCTOR Atomic Medicine Now Used In Thyroid Gland Disorder By Edwin P. Jordan, M.D. An inquirer writes that hrr mother is troubled with an overactive thyroid gland and that she has been given radioactive iodine. She requests more information about this difficulty and asks what it all means for her mother. It seems best to say first that several different names are often used for what is really much the same thing. Overactive thyroid gland, toxic goiter. Graves' disease, exophthalmic goiter and von Basedow's disease are examples. No matter which of those names is used, the trouble lies with the thyroid gland. This is a structure of specialized tissue lying in front of the neck and sometimes extending down a little way under the breast plate. It is a gland of internal secretion and manufactures a chemical or hormone which is emptied directly into the blood stream and therefore carried all through the body. An enlargement of the thyroid gland, or goiter, can produce any one of several different symptoms. The enlargement may be general and the entire gland involved. This is called a diffuse goiter. The gland may be irregularly .enlarged in the form of growths or nodules and this is called a nodular goiter. In such cases, the gland feels rough and irregular. It can be enlarged likewise by cysts and other conditions. Even when enlarged, the thyroid gland may continue to function fairly satisfactorily. But sometimes the secretion becomes excessive or abnormal and causes toxic symptoms. Stated in another way, one can have a simple nodular goiter, a simple diffuse enlargement, a tox- ic nodular goiter or a toxic goiter. The treatment of a goiter depends on many factors which have to be analyzed in each case individually. Sometimes it is treated simply by watching the condition rather than by any active measures. A toxic goiter, however, either of the nodular type or the diffuse type, generally requires some active treatment. Up to the past few years the best treatment was almost always an operation, that is, removal ol a considerable portion of the dis eased thyroid tissue. This was a highly successful procedure and is still sometimes not only advisable but also performed with great success. Now. other methods of treatment are available which are effective, at least in selected cases. Most important of these is the drinking of a fluid containing iodine which has been made radioactive. Needless to say such treatments must be given by an expert and the dose decided only after careful study. Toxic goiter is still an important medical disorder, but it is less common that in the past probably because of the wide-spread use of iodized salt. One Minute Pulpit Neither shall ye profane my holy name; but I will be hallowed among the children of Israel: I am the Lord which hallow you. — Leviticus 22:32. The devil tempts men through their ambition, their cupidity, or their appetite, until he comes to the profane swearer, whom h e clutches without any reward. — Horaca Mann.

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