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6 GaMsbufg ,,Rflfl|ster>Mpi,l,,Galesburg/, 111. Tuesday,.June 1,2, 1973 do /family Ills Linked To Lung Infection Dr. Lamb New T¥ Comedy Takes Farcical Swing at Inheritance By LAWRENCE LAMB, M.D. Dear Dr. Lamb — Please tell me what I can do for bron­ chiectasis. My doctor told me there Is nothing he can do for mo. I am a white female, 42, I am 5-foot 3-inch and weigh 118 and have four children 17 to 3. [ I have coughed and spit up | phlegm (which I now find out is ' pus) since 1 had measles and ' pneumonia at age 3^. I have been in good health arid partici* pated in all high school sports, X-rays always showed my lungs to be clear. I recently had tests in the hospital (bronchoscope and bronchography). The doctor said it was worse than he thought, and is inoperable. The lower right lobe is destroyed and the lower left lobe is al most as bad. He doesn't know how I get along as well as I have, and I should just go on as I have been. I do not have emphysema — sinus X-rayed clear. i It has become increasingly worse — I am now spitting up about one-fourth cup of pus a day and have a spell or two of coughing with a tickle in my throat that does not produce sputum. I have had flu shots for 15 years. I have never smoked. Otherwise I am in good health. Thank you for any help you can give me. Dear Reader —• Bronchieo tasis is a particularly unsatisfactory disease both for the patient and for the doctor. For the benefit of our other readers it is a condition wherein the air passages in the liifigs become markedly dilated afid often tend to form large amounts of secretions. The secretions pool in the air passages and result in the patient having to cough up large they'll cough up as much as a cup" of sputum at a time. The exact cause of bronchiectasis is unknown. It is often associated with fying infections. Certainly any respiratory infection will contribute to the problem. In localized areas of bron­ chiectasis in the lung, surgery is sometimes Used but it would appear from your letter that this is not possible in your case. The only thing that remains to do is a supportive program. You should do everything you can to avoid having any respiratory infections, including sinus infections. This is easier .said than done but avoiding Crowds and exposures to too many people, particularly school - age types, helps some. Parents tend to have more respiratory infections than nornparents merely because the children bring; home mere "bugs." Anytime you have a respiratory infection you probably should see a doctor and be sure that you're getting proper treatment to prevent any associated infection of your lungs. It is also helpful to constantly drain out the fluid which accumulates in the lower part of the lungs. This is done by postural drainage. You can think of the lungs as two large bottles and the fluid accumulates in the bottom of them when you're standing or sitting upright. If you want to empty the bottle you have to lied down with the head down. A good way to do this Is to He on the bed in such a way that you can bend your | head down to the floor and then let the fluid run out of the lungs and drain out the lungs thoroughly. It may take 15 minutes of postural draining to get the lungs all cleared out You should probably do this ftt least twice a day. I note you don't smoke and that's certainly wise By RICK DU BROW , HOLLYWOOD (UP!) - TH§ principal - characters in ABO- TV's new, weekly, half-hour situation comedy "Thicker Than Water," which bows in Wednesday night and Is based on a British series, are; Television tit Review —A proper, middile-aged spinster (Julie Harris) who has kept house for years for her wealthy, likable, earthy old father, now m aillttg octogenarian, and who, though she undoubtedly loves htm, can hardly wait for him to kick off so she can finally cash in. i-Her middle-aged playboy brother (Richard Long), who hastf* been home in eight years but dashes there the instant he hears the old twan apparently is going fast so that he, too, can grab his share of the inherit* fince. —The old man himself (Malcolm Atterbttry), not a brilliant gent perhaps, but a wily geezer, unswervingly >roud of the achievements of lis pickle factory, undaunted )y the prospect of deatir, swigging a bottle of booze on the sly in bed, ifond of his children and employes (he wills his false teeth to an old worker), and probably certain to outlive almost everyone around him (his doctor predeceases him). Ladies and gentleman, I am here to tell yoif that there will probably always be a British empire, and so long as there is, American television will have some plaice to go to get ideas for pfognamSi This wild series, tills "Thick' er Than Water," Is" based on the British show "Nearest and Dearest," and is one of the funniest ttebuts of a U.S. video series In memory. If It can sustain the tevel of the premiere in future episodes (it is scheduled only for the summer), ABC-TV would be mad not to find a place for it in its regular season lineup. On the basis of a preview showing, t can assure you that this whole plot prospect is blasted through with an uproarious, raucous and thoroughly irreverent approach that Is completely delightful. The makers of a show like this have to be very careful: One major slip in the direction of sentimentality and, they are out of business, because the theme would then become depressing and the farcical basis a shambles. I don't know whether future episodes escape this trap, but the joy of the premiere is its total lack of sentimentality; that's what makes it work for everyone in it, and for the audience. Miss Harris and Long play their roles with fine gusto, never letting the mood of farce dissipate. Long's attitude is summed up when the lawyer handling the family estate greets him with "how do?", and he replies, "How much?" But though Miss Harris and Long are spdendld, and Jerry Paris' direction and Rick Mlttleman's script contribute beautifully to the frantic, nutty proceedings, it is Atterbury as the old man who very nearly steals the show. It's not so much the plot, in which he holds the aco (his son and daughter will get their inheritances only if they run his factory together for five years), but his disarming rapport with the audience m a nice old gent who is' just doing the best he can under the circumstances to hold things iogethef-^aM tees mainly the good side of people and business. There is one wonderfully funny scene in which the father, son and daughter sit around seriously dlsussing plans for the old man's wake, and what kind of headstone he ought to have. It's a tribute to the taste of all those Involved in the show that you feel like bursting out with laughter as the scene unfolds. There is more genuine humor In the discussion of. the wake than in an entire season ot "Brady Bunch" shows. Horoscope amounts of sputum. Sometimes for someone with your problem WEDNESDAY NIGHT SPECIAL FAMILY NIGHT RIB-EYE $ 1.49 Plus Tax French Fries or Baked, Tossed Salad Kikhen Open 5 P.M. KNOTTY PINE TAP WATAGA, ILL. •— 375-9918 Mon. - Tue. - Wed. • Thur. CHICKEN DINNER $150 (Good 5 to 8 PM in the Coffee Shop & Sirloin Room) INCLUDES: Choice of tomato juice or soup, 4 pieces of chicken, choice of potatoes and salad, hot roll, coffee, tea or milk. 1487 N. Henderson St 343-5151 By'FRANCES DRAKE Look in the section in which your birthday comes and find what your outlook is, according to the stars. FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 1973 March %i to April 20 (Aries) <-^A day for playing the waiting game. Don't let anyone pin you down to a commitment until all factors are clear in your mind. Some rosy reports could be premature. April 21 to May 21" (Taurus) —Venus in highly favorable aspect. Not only is new romance a likelihood but the reappear ance of someone who was i great influence in your past could bring back heartwarming memories. May 22 to June 21 (Gemini) —A financial matter can now be satisfactorily settled, but don't let optimism lead you Into extravagance. Rather, con solidate gains, with a view to the future. June 22 to July 23 (Cancer) —Slow up your tempo long enough to tabulate the score, hut don't take SO much time that you lose ground and opportunity. In general, a good day for re-evaluation. July 24 to Aug. 23 (Leo)Some interesting possibilities indicated: Day may finally see Lex Barker 'Alive' But Where? FAMILY DAY AT DO: Wednesday 5braziers*\ Wait 'til you taste how good charbroiled beef is broiled the Brazier way! Hearty iare! Dairy Queen brazier the completion of an important project; also a real improve ttient In your financial situation. Aug. 24 to Sept. 23 (Virgo) Accent is now on career achievement, possibly some unusual token of recognition. Es ipecialiy favored: those in the publishing, advertising and travel lines. Sept. 24 to Oct. 23 (Libra)— Practical issues will demand your complete attention. There's a temptation to skip details, but this could be costly. Heed the voice of experience. Oct. 24 to Nov. 22 (Scorpio) —Circumvent trouble, even if you have to take the long way around. Some persons could be irritating now. Avoid them! Nov. 23 to Dec. 21 (Sagittarius)—Operate within the framework Of a program that will air taw for some extra responsibilities. This may be somewhat difficult, hut it will be essential. Dec. 22 to Jan. 20 (Capricorn) —Apply the brakes if you sense -that you are overreaching, overshooting the mark. Don't try to follow a set pat,tern at all times: New trends Often call for readjustments. Jan. 21 to Feb. 19 (Aquarius) —If you have a problem to solve, wait until early afternoon when influences will be more propitious than in the a.m. It may be better for you to modi fy your attitudes and demands Feb. 20 to March 20 (Pisces) —Opponents to your policy may have a point.or two. Try for clarification. Some differences Can be avoided; By LUC1NDA L. FRANKS NEW YORK (UPI) - British medium Margaret Staves, a plump pigeon-like woman who was flown in from London for the event, sank into a labored trance, jerked and moaned, Then she grabbed for the nearest hand, announced she had made contact, artd said "he speaks and is alive in another world." Tears rolled down the cheeks of Zan Barker, widow of the late Lex Barker, star of Hollywood's Tarzan movies. She wore a white pantsuit and fingered an old smoking jacket belonging to her husband to help Miss Staves fn her efforts to reach him. ''Is he happy?" she asked hesitantly. "He is happy," said' Miss Staves, her face flushed. "He says 'I speak of love and a life beyond ... there is forgiveness here ... I speak of deep regret and heartache.' " The bronzed muscular actor, 54, collapsed and died of a heart attack May 10. Zan and son Alexander gathered together their close friends in the Waldorf Astoria Monday for a television seance to call up his spirit. Surrounding Miss Staves in the hotel suite, lined with velvet chairs and silk wallpaper, were Hollywood parapsychologtsts and several friends, including actress Joan Fontaine and New York Socialite, Pat Uchitel, both of whom had expressed shock at Barker's sudden death, Miss Staves gave his Widow personal messages purportedly from Barker and a set of instructions to his son Alexander, a restaurant owner. | Her voice was so soft, it could hardly be heard among the audience of reporters and TV cameramen who strained to catch her words. At one point the clattering of a collapsing camera stand and a sneezing fit Now Playing Thru Weds. The French Connection Gene Hdckman Roy Schneider One Show Each Nighl at 7130 ADULTS ONLY $1.00 - ERRL J NOXVILLE Wednesday Special RIB EYE OR FRIED CHICKEN 95c Choice of Baked or FF Salad, Roll & Butter Blue Angel Kitchen Open 5 Till 11 Fisfs of Fury 1 Cob* A NtftmiGwrtfalReturn Unit Q [g] PLUS! BIG JAKE <Jf»EM 1 PM Ends Weds! SHOWS 7ill 1 Complete Show Nightly ACADEMY AWARD WINNER UST OmCCTOM -WKt NICHOLS i. miu JOMPH CLE VINE*. MIKE NICHOLS LAWRENCE TUBMAN THEGRADUATE —— PLUS —* Joseph E Levlne pteserlls » Mike Nichols- Film Carnal Knowledge by a local reporter threatened to interrupt her trance, Barker, who is remembered by cinema buffs for his daring rope-swings through the jungle, last January wrote a secret sealed message along with three other movie stars with spiritualist leanings — Rhonda Fleming, Arlene Dahl, and Robert Cunimings—and had them deposited in a- bank vault. The three then signed agreements whereby each would attempt to contact mediums at seances one month after their deaths to transmit the messages. Miss Staves, however, said although she could see the, could only make out a few words, The newspaper National Enquirer, which sponsored the experiment and the seance, said it would take several days to retrieve Barker's message from the vault and check to sec if the words mentioned by .Miss staves corresponded, Barker's family and friends/ however, did not seem to care whether they matched or not. "It's enough that we seem to have perhaps spoken with him," said Miss Uchitel. "Since his death, we have dreamt of him constantly. We know that he wanted to speak to us." Have a pet who is strayed or to message, which was written in lost? Use a classified ad a large looped scrawl, she help you get him back! The Huddle Lounge PRESENTS Wed. & Thur. 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