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May 23, 1973

Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois · Page 5

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London Milk War Mother* Plan Project LONDON MILLS - Plans were made td decorate veter ans' grave* for Memorial Day when Mothers of World War II Unit 70 met May 10. Members will meet at the London Mills Park May 24 at 9 a.m. to . participate in the organization's annual project. Mrs. Grace Berkley, child welfare chairman, reported that five boxes had betn mailed to children's homes in the area. A donation to a charitable organization was approved and members were told that fruit baskets had been delivered to nursing home patients at Easter. Mrs. Minnie Robinson presided when Friendly Circle Club members met May 9 at the home of Mrs. Anna Ruth Young. Officers elected for the coming year were Mrs. Wilma Honts, president; Mrs. Nancy Schulthes, vice president; Mrs. Grace Johnson, secretary-treasurer, and Mrs. Ruth Ulm, reporter. Game prizes went to Mrs. Schulthes, Mrs. Honts, Mrs. Robinson and Mrs. Frances Meehan. Students at London Mills grade and junior high schools presented their spring music program at the gym May 17. Mrs. Bernard Luman hosted the Keep Klimbing Klass of Mathew Memorial Church on May 8. Mrs. Frank Morey led the devotions. Mrs. Harvey Holmes gave the Bible study. Plans were made for the annual church picnic at Lake Storey, July 15. Mrs. Jack Martin was in charge of Bible games, with prizes going to Mrs. Holmes and Mrs. Eldon Morey. Honor Officers OQUAWKA - Past and present officers were honored at Oquawka Rebekah Lodge 360's meeting here May 9. Esther Anderson, noble grand, presided. District officers were guests. Golesburg.Register-Moil, Galesburg, III.Wednesday, May 23, 1973 5 At the peak of the California gold rush there were 120,000 persons toiling for the metal,. IMb/Famlly What h Sinus Tachycardia? Dr. Lamb By LAWRENCE E. LAMB, M.D. Dear Dr. Lamb —Could you write about the diagnosis referred to as "sinus tachycar­ dia" dealing with the heart. Is this diagnosis damaging to the heart? Is there a treatment for it? etc. Dear reader—Doctors use terms to classify different dis eases and even different func tions of the body. Heart spe cialists refer to the normal beating mechanism of the heart at its normal rate, between 60 and 100, as normal sinus rhythm. That is what most of us have when we are resting [quietly and aren't anxious, drinking too much coffee, smoking too many cigarettes or over ly excited about a football game. When the normal heart beating mechanism speeds up so that the rate is over 100 per minute it is called sinus tachy­ cardia. Its real significance depends on its cause. If it is an indication of poor physical condition, one shouljd do something about that problem. If it is from cigarettes and coffee, the answer is obvious. If it is from anxiety, why then one should find out what is producing the anxiety and deal with the basic problem. A fast heart rate is sometimes an indicatiqn of an overactive thyroid. A fast heart rate is just a symptom like an elevated body temperature. If you exercise a little bit so that you speed up your heart, you'll have it! And if you have usual functions for a person in reasonably good physical condition, when you rest, it should disappear. Incidentally, some people have "si nus tachycardia" just because of seeing the doctor. Dear Dr. Lamb—I am 24 and have one child which my doc- bamboo hampers ... for handy, practical storage of almost anything our mexican hampers are purrfect . . . in two convenient sizes ... $5.95 & $7.95 • ' graduation gift certificates available calico cat monday & friday 10-9 Saturday & weekdays 10-5 78 so. seminary, galesburg phone 342-2212 tor delivered by Cesarean section. I had X-rays which my doctor said showed a pelvis too small for a nine pound breech baby to pass through. I didn't have time to give it much thought since I went into labor that same day. I know that you are not to wait until labor begins before a section but my water had broken and my contractions had started coming at about four minutes apart, but they almost stopped in a couple of hours. Now that you know a little something about the problem, would you please give me the straight facts about a section. What are the do 's and don'ts that make a doctor do such surgery? Dear Reader — Perhaps the common good medical indication for Cesarean section is when a normal birth cannot be accomplished through the bony pelvic birth canal. Some women have a small pelvis and measurements accomplished early in pregnancy should identify this problem in most instances. Once a woman has had a Cesarean section many obstetricians then feel that all subsequent pregnancies should also be delivered by Cesarean. The concern here is that the scar from the previous incision in the uterus might rupture during the forceful contractions A normal labor. You are correct in saying that it is preferable, to do the section before the water has broken and before significant contractions have started. The nature of pregnancy and labor, being what it is, it is not too surprising that every once in awhile labor gets well under way or even the water breaks before the woman is able to get to the hospital for operative delivery. (Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) Send your question to Dr. Lamb, in care of this newspaper, P.O. Box 1551, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10019. For a copy of Dr. Lamb's new booklet on diver- ticulosis, send 50 cents to the same address and ask for "Diverticulosis" booklet. WoodhulhAlpha's Jaycees Select Slate of Officers ALPHA - Gerald K. Francis Jr., Woodhull, has been elected president of the Woodhull-Alpha Jaycees for 1973-74. Other officers, who will assume their posts June 1, are Terry Anderson, Woodhull, internal vice president; David Nelson, Alpha, external vice president; Arthur Larson, Alpha, secretary; Gregory Miller, Ophiem, treasurer; Gary Taylor, Alpha, state director, and Randy Larson, Woodhull, and Rodney Taylor, Alpha, directors. Two circles at Alpha United Methodist Church will meet May 24 at the church. Faith Circle will meet at 9:30 a.m., and Hope Circle will meet at :30 p .m. Il READ THE WANT ADS! Wf'rt Overstocked B O LAI rye ORHAM CARPET i r f Open Doily and Saturday 9:30 to 5 ROLLS - PART ROLLS • REMNANTS fcfr 216 S. CHAMBERS H*»EHfliP LINOLEUM Rolls from 2' to 60' in length, Reg. $3.95 to $5.95 tq. yd. Hundreds & hundreds of yds., 6' & 12' widths. Buy the piece. Sq. Yd. •fit HO One THOUSANDS OF YARDS MUST BE SOLD Do« IF WE CUT WHAT YOU NEED By The Piece Indoor- Outdoor RPETING . . Ideal for porches, patios, basements or bedrooms . . . plain back. In most desired colors. Many remnants. 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