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10 Gdlesburg ReQister-Moil, Golesburg, HI, Soturdoy, Oct. 12, 1963 THE DOCTOR SAYS Stroke Rehabilitation Takes Time, Patience By WAYNE Q. BRANDS!AD1. M.D. Newspaper Enterprise Assn. Many strokes are being prevented today through the recognition of little strokes and through X-ray pictures of the blood vessel pattern in the brain. But what of those persons in whom a major stroke does occur? This is no longer a hopeless situation thanks to new surgical techniques and rehabilitation. The first thing the doctor must do is to pinpoint the area involved. The symptoms produced vary from sudden paralysis to deafness or blindness and they give a pretty accurate clue to the location of the damage but they do not tell whether the cause was a hemorrhage or an obstruction due to a clot or the narrowing of a hardened artery. The use of a variety of X-ray techniques, but especially of a harmless opaque dye solves this problem. Since different causes require different treatments this step is essential. The brain tissue can withstand having the oxygen sup* ply from the blood shut off for only a few minutes before permanent damage to its delicate cells occurs. By lowering the body temperature from 98.6 degrees down to 82 degrees the surgeon is able to work on the brain longer than he could if the normal body temperature were main tained, and still avoid brain damage. The surgeon may remove a clot, repair an occluded vessel in the neck or provide it with a bypass or he may stop a hemorrhage. These operations save many lives that would otherwise be lost. When the stroke is due to an occluded vessel in the neck, complete recovery often takes place while the victim is still on the operating table. For those whose recovery is slower, rehabilitation is often possible. In order to accomplish the best results, this should be started as soon as the emergency aspects of the treatment are completed. In rehabilitation a nurse specially trained in this field is a key person. She sees to it that the victim's position is shifted at frequent intervals. This helps to prevent pressure ulcers or bedsores. She also moves paralyzed limbs so that the joints do not stiffen. As soon as the victim is able to make any voluntary movements of his fingers or toes, a series of graduated exercises is given. No victim is permitted to loaf or feel sorry for himself because as soon as this occurs he is doomed to a life of complete dependency. In one series of patients, 61 per cent of those who Rioans Attend Campus Affair RIO — Rev. and Mrs. Rolla Crowell and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pitman and Kay attended parents day at the Western Illinois State University in Macomb Saturday with their daughters, Miss Ellen Crowell and Miss Carolyn Pitman. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Swanson, Debbie and Laurie, of Alpha, and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Loveridge, Jim and Alta, visited in the home of Mrs. Loveridge's parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Smith in Little York. In the evening, Mr. and Mrs. Loveridge took Mr. and Mrs. Smith to the Olson cafe in Oquawka for supper. Harold Mott of West Liberty, Iowa, a former rural mail carrier of Rio, was a visitor in Rio Monday. Godfrey Olson was taken to Cottage Hospital last week for treatment. entered a program of active rehabilitation within less than six months after their stroke were restored to useful community living. Of these, half were able to return to some gainful employment. When the victims had been paralyzed for more than six months the results were much poorer. Please send your questions and comments to Dr. Wayne G. Brandstadt, M. D., in care of this paper. While Dr. Brandstadt cannot answer individual letters, he will answer letters of general interest in future columns. Ever stuff a breast of veal and braise it on top of the range? 12th Birthday Observed at Neiv Windsor NEW WINDSOR - The 12th birthday anniversary of Lorna Hickok, which occurred Oct. 9, was observed on Monday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hickok. Present for the wiener roast on the lawn were her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Mabel Armstrong of Reynolds; her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Myron Hickok; Mr. and Mrs. Rex Garrett and daughters, and Mr. and Mrs. William Johnson and family. New Windsor Briefs Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hickok and daughters attended the wedding of Ruth Ann Hendermeister and Willard Wahlberg at the Methodist Church in Preemption Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Emma Roboin of Cullom is a guest in the iiome of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Leonard this week. Mrs. Stanley H. Danowitz of Short Hills, N. J., has spent the past week with her father, Arnold J. Petrie. Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Switzer attended the rabbit show held at Sedalia, Mo., this week. Mrs. Lyman Dahlgren, Mrs. Robert Tornquist, Mrs. Dean Friichtenicht and Mrs. Ralph Shew attended the 46th annual conference of District 3, Parent- Teacher Association, Oct. 8, at the high school auditorium at Aledo. READ THE WANT ADS! 0' KROGER priced means ... Lower Priced ...thanks to Kroger volume! We buy so big we buy for less and pass the savings on to you in Low Prices . . . plus Top Value Stamps. Prices Effective Sun. - Mon. - Tuesday, Oct. 13-14-15th Open Sunday 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. HURRY! Last Chance to win up to $1500.00 Sac-A-Dough ends Sat., Oct. 19 SAC-A-DOUGH WINNERS MRS. HAROLD HARVEY LAKE BRACKEN MRS. LEE MAST GALESBURG W. E. ROHR GALESBURG MRS. SANDRA COCHRAN GALESBURG B. E. TAYLOR GALESBURG MRS. EDNA WILLHITE GALESBURG BANQUET— Turkey, Beef, Salisbury Stk., Chicken or Ham FROZEN DINNERS SUGAR SWEET—LOW PRICED GOLDEN BANANAS KROGER EXTRA-LEAN GROUND ROUND lb. 1000 Extra Free TOP VALUE STAMPS With the purchase of a 70 lo 80-lb. BABY BEEF HINDQUARTER Cut and Wrapped Free of Charge! Rights Reserver To limit Quantities VALUABLE 1000 FREE COUPON TOP VALUE STAMPS with ih. puxchM. of a 70 to SO lb. Baby Beef Hindquarter Expir»» S«t.. Oct. 19 Limit 1 (13 Greco Learns To Play Piano In Kitchen By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK (AP)—When Buddy Greco was 4 years old, his father drew a keyboard on the kitchen table. "Now learn to play the piano," he commanded. The small boy faithfully practiced fingering exercises on his make-believe piano, then went on to become a skilled performer on a real piano in a settlement house near his home in South Philadelphia. At 16, Buddy had to quit school. His mother and father were ill, his older brother was in the service. Buddy got a $60 a week job as accompanist for a strip-tease dancer. "It was very exciting work at that age," he recalled, "but the job only lasted a week." Greco drifted from job to job. He toured the world for two years as singer-pianist-arranger for Benny Goodman's band. He wrote more than two score songs of his own. Then he organized his own cocktail lounge trio, singing sentimental songs while accompanying himself on the piano. Over a 17-year period Buddy figures he sang in some 500 cocktail lounges. "I knew I had talent, but I wasn't getting anywhere," he recalled. "I become cocky and bitter, and I hated the world." In 1958, his frustrated hunger for recognition led to an emotional collapse. Greco lost his voice for six months. One night he was playing in a club in Chicago and Dajii Crayne, a film actress, came in with her father. "I took one look at her and knew that was it," he said. "She is a rare human being. She gave me back my self-confidence. She calmed me down. She made a new world for me." Soon after they were married, Dani also gave him seven words of wifely advice which helped change Buddy's whole career. Dani advised him, "sing like yourself." Until then, Buddy had been doing his singing seated at the piano. Dani suggested, "Stand up and sing." He's been standing up and singing like himself ever since, and in three years he has become one of the top performers on the nation's supper club circuit. Before Dani came into his life Buddy was lucky to earn $15,000 a year. Last year he made better than $250,000, and this year he is sure to top that. Alpha Legion Plans for Style Show ALPHA — Mrs. John Buban, membership chairman, announced 30 paid-up members and asked that dues be paid by Oct. 31, at the meeting Wednesday of the Oxford Post Legion Auxiliary in the Legion Hall. Announcement was made of the Henry County Council meeting for Green Rock-Colona Oct. 15, and of the 3rd Division meeting at Plymouth, Nov. 11. A donation of $56 was given to the 8-point program. Pecans have been ordered to be sold as a money-making project. Two books have been donated to the school library in honor of Gold Star members. It was announced that $145 was cleared from the recent dinner served for Great Lakes Life Insurance Co. A style show was discussed with the ways and means committee to plan date and select store. Mrs. Wayne Frantz was appointed chairman of a committee to count and replenish kitchen supplies for the hall. Veterans craft items are being ordered and will be on hand during the year with Miss Ann Padavich as chairman. Hostesses were Mrs. Joe Buban, Mrs. W. D. Knutson, Mrs. Thomas Maholovich and Mrs. Joe Raisbeck. Visit in Auiboy ALPHA — Mr. and Mrs. Dale Robbins and family spent Oct. 5 with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Robbins at Amboy. They all drove to Sterling Oct. 6 to attend visitation at Grennan and Sons Funeral Home for a cousin of Mrs. Robbins, Neil Garland, who was an auto accident victim. Grape growers have noticed for centuries that fewer bunches per vine produced larger grapes. Kin Gather At EUisville Home Picnic ELLISVILLE - A family picnic was held at the home of Mr. arid Mrs. Richard Link and family Sunday in honor of Mrs. Doris Drapers birthday. A birthday cake was baked by Mrs. Cecil Broyhill. Guests were Mrs. Cor da Buchanan and son Delvin and Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Buchanan and family of Hanna City, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Buchanan and family, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Broyhill and son Roger, Mrs. Doris Draper and Mr. and Mrs. Will Batten of the Peoria area. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Shryock and Mr. Vivion Shryock, of Canton, and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Butler, Mrs. Lillian Bell. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Haggard of Las Animas, Colo., are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Bevard. Mrs. Gladys Sherman, who had been a patient in the Cottage Hospital, was able to return home Monday. Mrs. Gladys Hahn, a patient in Cottage Hospital, remains about the same. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Howerter, Peoria, Earl Chenoweth, London Mills, and Mr, and Mrs. Ray Howerter were at Wyaconda, Mo. 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