The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 1, 1954 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 1, 1954
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r AQB HOVT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MAY 1,1*54 Hearts of Human Donors Used As Substitutes During Surgery MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hearts of human donors are being used successfully at University of Minnesota to provide the life blood for patients whose own hearts are idled during mrgery. circulatory systems of the 4 patient and a healthy donor are coupled while surgery is performed OB the former, with both under anesthesia. Three successful operations have been performed here through use of the new technique, developed after operational experiments OB 70 dogs. Dr. C. Walton Lillehei, chief of the team which perfected the new method, said it opens the way for heart repairs never before accom plished and probably would permit many children, doomed to inval- idi&m or early death because of deformed hearts, to live normal Hve*. 3 Successful In the three successful operations, surgeons corrected inter- v*ntricular septal defects—holes in the inner walls of hearts—that prevented proper blood circulation. Because of the limited time available, due to the necessity of keeping the blood coursing through malformed hearts, previous operations to close such holes have been impossible. Dr. Lillehei said. Under the new method, circulatory systems of the patient and donor are linked by means of plastic tubes/A small pump, like those used in creameries and breweries. is employed to accelerate blood through both persons. Lungs of the" patient are collapsed "while those of the donor carry on the work of blood purif- tion. Dr. Lillehei said the first such operation, "performed after considerable soul-searching on my part was done March 26 on 13- month-old Gregory Glidden, Fibbing, Minn. The child's father, Lyman, served as donor. While his father's blood coursed through the son's body, surgeons worked 174£ minutes on Gregory's open heart. The surgery was successful out the child later contract- ad pneumonia and died. Idea is Cohen's Dr. Lillehei said the idea of coupling circulatory systems of dogs so-that heart surgery could be undertaken first was advanced by Dr. Morley Cohen, a life insurance fellow at University of Minnesota from Winnipeg. Man. The joining of arteries and veins of two dogs for surgery proved successful. A second operation on a human came April 20 when 3-year-old Bradley Mehrman, St. Louis Park, Minn., had his heart worked on 27% minutes while his father, Jack served as donor. Pamela Schmidt, 5, Minneapolis, born with a gaping hole in the wall separating her heart's pumping chambers, was the third patient. She had, been living in an Ojcygen tent 10 months recently. Undersized because of that condition, Pamela eight days ago was linked with the circulatory system of her father, Ronald, for an oper- i ation. Yesterday she was wheeled ! into the auditorium of the univers- | ity's heart hospital as a smiling sample for newsmen and photographers of what the new technique can accomplish. Working with Drs. Cohen and Lillehei were Drs. Herbert E. Warden and Richard L. Varco. WHAT AN EXCHANGE—Comedian Arturo Menendez receives a shock as Grace Von Borstel, a Mexico City, Mexico, salesgirl, telli him that his sheaf of Mexican money is now worth only one 0. S. 20-dollar bill. Others found themselves in similar straits as the Mexican government devalued the peso from 8.65 to 12.50 to the dollar. Price Supports May Be Raised On Dairy Items • WASHINGTON (£»)—Secretary of Agriculture Benson may have to (Continued from Page 1) Barkley's campaign in Kentucky." Baruch Generous Barkley was then being opposed in the primary by Gov. A. B. "Happy" Chandler, and Baruch raise government price supports j had indicated he would help Bark- levels for such dairy products as butter, cheese arid dried milk. A department report on prices received by farmers in mid-April showed today that dairy farmers were not getting the average of ley. being—as Ickes put it—"very generous" vin his contributions to party funds. There was no mention whether Baruch actually did contribute, but Barkley won by 50,000 votes after $3.14 for 100 pounds of manufac-1 F £>R spoke in his behalf. turing milk testing 3.95 per cent! Ickes also wrote in 1938 he felt butter fat promised them under the dairy support program. Instead, average prices received for this type milk, used mainly for making butter, cheese, dried milk and evaporated milk — was $2.93 for milk averaging 3.78 per cent butter fat. This price was equivalent to about $3.05 for milk testing 3.95 per cent butter fat— or 9 cents below the support level. Benson has stated several times it not unlikely that as .a result of the then current Dies Committee investigation, a "Communist scare" would be "fomented and kept fanned in this country" and that the end result would be Fascism. He referred there to the activities of the House Un-American Activities Committee, then a special group under Rep. Dies CD-Tex). It now is a permanent House corn- that if the prices afc which the mittee and is headed by Rep. Velde La Pan, Bolivia, 'cvhich lies in a valley about 12,000 feet above the sea, is the world's highest capital city. government buys butter, cheese and dried milk under the support program fail to reflect S3.14 for manufacturing milk and 56 cents a pound for butterfat to dairymen, he will raise the federal buying prices of the dairy products accordingly. The price support showed however that dairymen received an average of 56.8 cents a pound for butterfat or almost one cent above the support level. Robert Taylor, Actress to Wed HOLLYWOOD (&)— Film star Robers Taylor, 41, and German-born (R-I11). Dies left Congress of his own accord in the mid-1940's, but is now back in the House. He no longer sits on the Un-American Activities group. actress Ursula Thies, 29, are engaged. Taylor confirmed yesterday the two will marry but said no date has been set for the ceremony. Miss Thiess has txvo children by her former husband, a German movie director. One child is with her and plans are being made to bring the other from Germany be- for the wedding. Taylor and Barbara Stanwyck were divorced in 1951 after 11 years' marriage. He and Miss Thiess met two years ago. SAT. LATE SUNDAY & MONDAY- IT'S THE ULTRA-NEW LOOK IN MUSICALS FROM WARNER BROS! HAS HER BIGGEST Hit OF AU IN RctMt-jweed jrteasu •Mr to Spread a wide *n!le acioK the face «f the tcncn.' •OUtnuTiinnnc NiwSONCs: 'i Speak to the StaiVftTake > Memo to the Moon'* 'love You Deany * '.High Hopes' ft 'Bluebells of Broadway 1 ft 'Parisian Pretties'ft'Supentition Song'* I Wanna Sing like an Angel' ft 'Men' ft 'Lucky Me'. ' A^B^Vfr ' fmtmm, NMRT vMBI Ml MvM ftPUw • JMMESO'HANLON • ^tuyiwiiM -n<ocua»«vr All ITS ftomti MOM GLORIOUS IN STEREOPHONIC SOUND Calm Night Reportedin Indochina By LARRY ALLEN HANOI, Indochina IM — The French today reported a "calm" night at the embattled fortress of Dien Bien Phu after a series of lightning charges against Vietminh attackers. Units of the garrison force struck yesterday in raids which drove the rebels from an undisclosed number of entrenchments and gun positions nestled close to the French barricades. Twenty Vietminh soldiers were reported killed and .some prisoners were taken. The French high command acknowledged, however, that the Vietminh masses surrounding the remote mountain position were continuing to dig their web of trenches and foxholes ever closer to the shrunken key areas o fthe fortress. The diameter of the bastion now is only about a mile and rebel entrenchments are within 1,800 feet of French headquarters. As the battle for Dien Bien Phu' k vent into its 50th day, there was no sign when the Communist commanders of the rebel force would launch another mass infantry assault to try crushing the fortress. It still was expected, however, [ that they would try to score a big ;' Curtain. GETTING AROUND—Motor-scootering around New York City at the start of their $300 honeymoon, Denise and Antoine Baud, of Paris, France, stop to buy ice cream from Sotir Treska. On their way to California, they plan to stop in Niagara Falls, Chicago, San Francisco and parts of Texas—all on $300. Happy But Weary Sixth-Graders Return From Memphis Trip Happy but weary after a busy day of traveling, two classes of Central School sixth-graders returned to Blytheville from Memphis at 1 o'clock this morning. The youngsters made their spring trip to Memphis yesterday as the climax to a study in which they learned the procedures of banking money and writing checks on their accounts to pay for their train tickets. The trip made by the classes taught by Miss Anne Wilson and Mrs. Lillian Frank, included visits to the Commercial Appeal, Statiion WMCT, Overton Park Zoo, the Pink Palace, Cossitt Library, two meals at Britlings and a movie. They traveled in a special Frisco Railroad car and en' .route got a look at the inside of the Diesel locomotive. May Day in Europe Brings Peace Pleas from East, West LONDON UP) — Europe celebrat- viewing stand in the capital of ed May Day today in a holiday mood, with pleas for peace coming from both sides of the victory to sway the Geneva conference in its Indochina negotiations. TORNADOES (Continued from Page 1) Hanover, Splawn and Lone Star. ARKANSAS: Goshen, Greenland, Baldwin, Clarksville, Hot Springs, Fort Smith. Massard, Bismarck, Hoxie, Portia and Beech Grove. The-tornado threat for the area, sounded first about mid-morning yesterday, was lifted at 9:30 p.m. (CST) when the U. S. Weather Bureau warned that Tennessee and Kentucky could expect "locally severe thunderstorms" during the night. The biggest demonstration was in Moscow's Red Square, where Soviet Defense Minister Marshal Nikolai Bulganin told a crowd: : Navy to Draft MD's WASHINGTON (/P)—The Navy issued its first draft call for physicians yesterday, asking for 480 doctors during June and July. Previously only the Army and Air Force had issued doctor draft calls. "In foreign policy it is the glorious task of our government not to permit a new war and to keep up normal relations between all countries." In Western Europe, Communists and Socialists held separate rallies to observe the traditional international workers' holiday. May Day passed practically unnoticed in Britain, but it was a full holiday in West Germany, Italy, Norway and several other countries. The Moscow celebration had a military tinge, with the Soviet armed forces on parade..Moscow Radio's description of the show included the remark: that "an enormous jet plane of a size never before seen flew overhead." In the Far East, Communist China followed the pattern of her Soviet neighbor with a military review. Mao Tze-tung, the country's ailing dictator, appeared in the re- Peiping, m a k i u g one of his rare public appearances in recent Iron months. In British Hong Kong the day passed quietly. Divided Berlin had two May Day observances. West Berliner's gathered at the front of the wrecked Smith Replacing Dulles at Geneva GENEVA iff) — Walter Bedell Smith, U. S. Undersecretary of state, arrived today to replace his chief, Secretary of State Dulles, as U. S. delegate to the 19-nation Asian conference next week. Asked by reporters what he had to say, Smith replied: "Say my prayer, I suppose." Sen. Fulbright Says McCarthy Is a 'Menace 1 MINNEAPOLIS &i — Sen. Pul- bright (D-Ark) says Sen. McCarthy is an "amoral man incapable of moral judgements, unconscious of the difference between truth and untruth." Fulbright described the Wisconsin Republican as a "menace to our traditional Democratic system and attitude of mind in which people can feel free to disagree." Fulbright told a newsman here that in the present McCarthy- Army hearing, the senator is ''using: the same techniques of disruption and interruption the communist leaders used • in their conspiracy trial before Federal Judge Medina in New York." McCarthy is "simply trying to wear the committee and witnesses out by dragging the hearing on and on," said the Arkansas senator, adding: "The hearing is a painful thing and it sickens me, but it is essential to wake up the American people to the truth about the man." With the Courts CIRCUIT— (Criminal)—State of Arkansas vs. Roscoe Anthony, child abandonment. '• Reichstag building, on the edge of the Sovieet sector, to hear addresses by Lord Mayor Dr. Walter Schreiber and Minister for All- German Affairs Jacob Kaiser. In the Soviet sector of the city there was a great procession through Marx-Engels Square. In Paris the day was-chilly, overcast and unusually quiet. The only public meeting was a Communist rally in the Bois de Vinchennes. Italian workers attended hundreds of labor union meetings throughout the country. The biggest and noisiest was in Rome where the Communist-dominated Rome Chamber of Labor sponsored a gathering in the Piazza del Popolo (People's Square.) The Christian Workers' Assn. met in St. Peter's Square. Yugoslavia's May Day observance was a great military speta- cle. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. (Wide Vision Screen) SUNDAY, MONDAY, TUES. & WEDNESDAY HOWARD HUGHIS ,,„.,„ JANE RUSSELL FRMCHUKE S^, ™.,»,TECHNICOLOR .*:•*&• co*f tarring GILBERT IOUND • ARTHUR IUNNICUTT F *. (PMUND GUINGER r,.t,, -Theatre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen —AND- MISSISSIPPI COUNTY BAPTISTS In HOME REVIVAL-MAY 2-9 Cartoon and Serial: "Return of Captain Marvel"' Sat. Owl Show 11:30 LAWRENCE "DllUNGER" TIERNEY First Baptist Church Rev. E. C. Brown Host Pastor Eighth & Walnut Streets SPEAKER Plus Cartoon & "Secret Code" Serial Sun., & Mon. Double Feature ROBERT NEWTON UNDA DARNELL-MU1AM BE —AND— ^if^N&W^^M MBiiMJif^A Cartoon & Short SERVICES EACH EVENING Monday through Friday 8 P.M. Blytheville Arkansas Rev. D. B. Bledsoe Moderator GOSPEL SINGER Dr. Joe Burton, Editor Home Life Magazine Nashville, Tennessee Ralph Churchill Southwestern Baptist Seminary Fort Worth, Texas L MESSAGES AND RECOGNITIONS MONDAY: "Christ the Answer in Our Homes." Largest family recognized. TUESDAY: "Consider the Children How They Grow." Gift to parents-for-the-first- time of the youngest baby. WEDNESDAY: What a Mother Did For Her Delinquent Daughter." Flowers to the oldest married couple. THURSDAY: "Don't Marry a Stranger." A year's subscription to Home Life for youngest newlyweds. , FRIDAY: "Let's Dedicate Our Homes to God." Introduction of Mississippi County Association's Christian Family of the Year. YOU ARE INVITED TO EVERY SERVICE 1

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