Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 7, 1973 · Page 21
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Thursday, June 7, 1973
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Qalesburg Register-Mail GALESBURG, ILL., THUR., JUNE 7, 1973 SEC. 3 PAGE 21 Baby With 4 Arms, 4 Legs Set Right by Surgeons' Talent MIAMI (UPI) - Joan and Mike marriod at 19. She wanted a baby more than anything. First she had a miscarriage. Then, she saw the look on the nurses' faces when Joe was born—with four amis and four legs. But Joan's and her husband Mike's faith—and the skill of a surgeon in Miami—has given them a iO-<month-old boy with fluffy blond hair and four new teeth, who smiles, plays patty- cake witih his dad and has an excelllent dhance for a normal life. The names are not their real names because the parents want nothing to cast a shadow on Joe's life. The case of "Joe," and f the work of Dr. Marc Rowe, chief of pediatric surgery at the University of Miami's School of Medicine, came to light in a study published Wednesday by the Miami Herald. 23rd Case in Three Centuries Joe was only the 23rd case of dipygus documented in nearly three centuries. Mike and Joan learned that Row©, one of the, few doctors in the world who could help them, was right in their own city. The infant was only 21 hours old when the first 5%-hour operation began. Doctors inserted dye in his veins and used X- rays to guide the surgeon as he cut off the extra limbs and stitched up the wounds. Now, Joe faces one more operation to correat a condition in his digestive tract. The parents, now 22, are optimistic about his future. Joan said she took no drugs nor hormones during her pregnancy. When she entered the delivery room, she told the doctor alio wanted to be awake for the child's birth. She Sees Nurses' Expressions "I had a local anesthetic," she said. "I saw him come out when he was born, but he was face down. Then I saw the expression on the nurses' faces." The nurses wrapped. Joe in a blanket before they showed him to Joan. A doctor said there were some problems. Joan learned to accept Joe as he was, even before the surgery. "I am the type who lives one day at a time," she had said. The couple met at a little fundamentalist church which teaches literal belief in the Bible. "I feel there's a comfort in faith; it really keeps things together," said Mike, a lay minister. "I think if we both hadn't had the Lord, things possibly could have gone a lot differently," said Joan. "It worked out beautifully," Rowe said. "Maybe she has something we all ought to know because she handles it so well." Salt Corroding London Tower LONDON (UPI) - Scientists are trying to prevent part of the Tower .of London from collapsing because of salt corrosion. Stonework in the 700-year-old tower is being attacked by chloride salts absorbed 500 years ago, the scientists said. Salt was valuable then and kings turned part of the tower into a huge salt celler. For Snowmobiles Local Industry Involved In Rotary Engine Building *W. 111 I I ill I 1 Wankel Cutaway This cutaway model oif itihe Wiaintoel engine is on display ilhis week at ithe Bank of Gales- bury, 302 Bast Main St. The 'base of the display is an enlarged version of the roltor which takes the p&ace of pistons in regular engines. Gale Pirwducits has been mianufac- pamls for the engine to be used in Oti'jboaird Marine Oomp. snowmobiles for about a year. Oenenai Motors may produce an aubomioibie powered by the notary engine raexit year. (Register-Mai! photo by Dale Humphrey.) By ANDREA FERRETTI (Staff Writer) Workers at Gale Products for the past year have been working on a product manufactured in only limited supply in the United States — the Wankel engine. The company has been manufacturing parts for the rotary engine for use in Outboard Marine Corp. snowmobiles. A cutaway of the engine is now on display at the Bank of Galesburg, 302 E. Main St. Outboard Marino manufactured about 150 Wankcl-pow- cred snowmobiles' in 1972 for sale in the northern United States and Canada. This year the firm is planning to produce thousands. It is the only company in America now manufacturing a product using the rotary engine. "The Wankel engine is an idea who's time has come," according to Hal Williams, quality control manager at Gale. Williams is qualified to talk about the rotary engine because not only does he supervise production of some of its parts, he also owns a snowmobile powered by the new engine. His snowmobile, when compared with three others he has owned with conventional engines, has more acceleration, is faster and quieter. THE ACTUAL design of the engine differs from the regular piston engine. 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We also feature the use of a champagne fountain and glassware. For your convenience we will chill your champagne at no extra charge. CIGARETTES REGULAR or KING $J59 SIZE — CARTON 100 M.M. $J69 CARTON BLATZ 8 pNA £ K $ U9 12 PABST PACK CANS $2.19 MICHELOB 6 ^ H.69 HAMMS 6 lk£ $ U5 12 p H A H ? c $ 2.19 PABST 24 l C 0 A°N 8 S e . $ 3.99 OLD STYLB 6 99* SCHLITZ 12 SfcSS *2.39 By KATE WEBB PHNOM PENH (UPI) Military spokesmen said today Cambodian troops . reoccupied the provincial town of Ang Snoul in hand-to-hand combat with Communists who had seized the town earlier and burned much of it to the ground. Communists pantially occupied Ang Snoul, which is 15 miles from Phnom Penh on Highway 4, for the first time in the entire Cambodia war late Wednesday. The Cambodian military command said Communist troops burned both Anig Snoul and the town of Kompong Tram, about five miles further south. Field reports said 50 to 60 houses and shops in Ang Snoul were burned to the ground. There was no immediate word on the situation at Kompong Tram. There was no report either on tine number of casualties in the fighting at Ang Snoul, but witnesses said they saw the bodies of two Cambodian soldiers in the town's market place. Civilian traffic was turned back at Ang Snoul while government troops backed by 20 tanklike armored personnel carriers pushed south of Ang Snoul. Intelligence sources in Phnom Penh said they believe the attacks on villages along Highway 4, the only link between the capital and Cambodia's only major seaport, were intended to coincide with the opening of the new round of talks in Paris between Henry A. Kissinger and his Hanoi counterpart, Le Due Tho. The attacks began Sunday and, sources said, apparently reached their peak on Wednesday. Military spokesmen also announced Cambodian troops had flushed Communists from a three-mile-long stretch of Highway 4 only 17 miles southwest of Phnom Penh and said Highway 5, which runs to the country's main rice growing region, was again open to commercial traffic after two months. Navy sources said a river convoy of seven tankers and four cargo ships carrying supplies for Phnom Penh crossed the South Vietnamese border early today for an 84- mile dash up the Mekong River past Communist positions. Peace Plan Outline Reported O CANS $1.10 6 PACK ANDEKER $1.69 OLD STYLE 12 $ 2.19 FALSTAFF 6 SSS *1.00 PABST 12 o*. $*>49 P ,us 4# Depoji Bottles DREWRYS 24 Bottles 12 oz. $Q29 P,us Deposit STAG 12 ox. $059 p,us Bottles «# Deposit BLATZ *%A 12 o*. $4 ^99 Plws JLrT Bottles Sm Deposit -» C ... J... 1 *_ a I Ad Price* Good Thuwday Night, Open Sunday I to 0 pro j uu U Saturday. j U n» 9.1973 Juno 7 Big 10 Liquors GALESBURG DRIVE-IN LIQUORS, INC, 1597 N. HENDERSON ST. — GALijSBURG, ILL SAIGON (UPI) - Vietnamese government sources said today Henry A. Kissinger and Hanoi negotiator Le Due Tho have succeeded in their Paris talks in working out a basic outline to insure peace in South Vietnam. An official government spokesman, however, refused to confirm or deny whether such an agreement existed. Official spokesman Bui Bao True said South Vietnam had not broken tlie Jan. 28 agreement ending the war and would not sign any second agree m e 111, presumably on grounds that this would imply Saigon had not fully complied with tlie original. Asked if Saigon would accept any new agreement, True said: "We'll go along with anything sensible." But True refused to comment when asked il a new agreement existed. "I don't deny and I don't confirm," Uc- said. j Tiie government sources gave, no details of the agreement reputedly reached by Kissinger and Tho, but they saia? it was a Ivifif. (vlitli.w, (•--• I) In..1 ,1,)., a now appeal for both sides to stop violating the truce. True said that Saigon would "go along" with any document signed by the United States and North Vietnam even though it would not sign such a document itself. In Saigon, deputy U.S. Ambassador Charles Whitehouse met with Foreign Minister Tran Van Lam for 30 minutes early today. Sources said it was their fourth, meeting in us many days. Soon after Lam met with WJutchouse, President Nguyen Van Tliieu summoned a meet-j ing of his national security j council. The council also met: Wednesday. Command Reports Fighting Earlier today, the Saigon command reported a fourth consecutive day Wednesday of some of the bloodiest post-truce fighting in the Mekong Delta. Fighting in the delta area since \ Sunday lias claimed 205 Communist lives, command figures yliow. The government taJly stands at 30 dead and 76 wounded, according to com- the standard pistons, which move up and down, tho Wankel has a rotor which revolves in phases. Tho phases, like strokes in a piston engine, are induction, compression, power and exhaust. During the first phase, fuel and air are taken into a combustion chamber. In the compression stage a triangular rotor continues revolving in a figure-eight shaped housing and compresses the mixture. The third phase fires the spark plug, exploding the mixture to provide power. Then gases are expelled through an exhaust to complete the cycle. Williams further explains itihe design as "three continuous power impulses per revolution of the rotor." Gale Products in 1964 paid $1 million for a license to manufacture the rotary engine. In 1967 about 24 companies worldwide bought more licenses and now General Motors Corp. is reported to have paid $50 million for a license to use the Wankel in automobiles. The first should be on the market next year. THE ONLY rotaryipowered car now on the market, however, is the Japanese-made Mazda. There are less than 100,000 such Mazdas on the road in the United States and most are less than two years old, according to ithe Wall Street Journal. The Mazda rotary engine has about 40 per cent fewer parts than a rcgukf engine. It is smaller and lighter and! causes less noise and vibra- itions, Williams explained. Wankel advantages &m that it is inherently perfectly balanced, and bearings will last longer because ol less vibrating parts. Parts mad© by workers here at Gale Products include ignition coils, alternators, fly wheels, solid state ignition power packs, carburetors and! fuel pumps. Although the Wankel engine docs not cure the air pollution problem, its pollutants are easier to clean, Williams said. And the air filter must be kept cleaner than those of convene tional engines because it has more precision. It's not something you just throw together but there's no reason to believe they would be difficult to work on," Williams added. WILLIAMS contends that throughout history man has been waiting for inventions to ease his labors and the Wankel is such an invention. "When the transistor was invented everyone said here's an idea who's time has come — so it is with the Wankel." Since 1910 there have been about 2,000 ideas for a rotary engine proposed by inventors, mathematicians and engineers — none were successful. In 1923 Felix Wankel began work on the machine and in 1954 he devoted fulVtime to its construction. SLACKS FOR DAD ON HIS DAY taking slacks Here's the way to make his warm-weather wardrobe swing: with light weight dress slacks in many colors, patterns SLACKS FROM $12.00 to $35.00 BUY THEM NOW - WE'LL FINISH THE LENGTH LATER IN DOWNTOWN GALESBURG

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