Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 14, 1961 · Page 11
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 11

Alton, Illinois
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Friday, April 14, 1961
Page 11
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TOD AT, AKUL14,1W1 EVENING TBLBORAPH }V the Doctor Churches We Need to Learn Art Tn the pt»t two deeaties, ilnce the discovery ot the tuf» fns, ohsnlttf and pharrnacigts have provided, doctofi with a remartoiMf, rtHhi'" of chemicals afttf* uttibtotlet that have completely feMetd medical practice. PneumWtt, tuberculosis and other Infections oooe numbered their Vtttffni fc the thousands and ftlWd the wards ot our hospitals. today, on the other hand, thanks to these medicines, Infants and children, whose lives might then have been marked for early death, recover and grow well and strong. But the wonder-drugs also have their dangers. Every physician, I am sure, is-aware of these hazards jolt as he Understands the Indications and usefulness of these medicines. I mention the dangers of these drugs for children, not because of any desire to "scare" any reader, but simply so that he might be able to alert his physician at the earliest appearance of any sign of trouble. Since many children may be taking germ-killing drugs because of a sore throat or other infection, it's best to be awitre of possible danger. Sulfa Drag* The sulfa drugs, %vhich were the first germ-killers discovered, are still widely used but nowadays, of course, most of the sulfas are much safer than their predecessors. Furthermore, children seem to tolerate these drugs belter than older people, especially those with good nutrition and normally functioning kidneys. In some cases, however, the sulfas may cause irritation or damage to the kidneys, hut this complication can often be overcome by giving the child extra fluids to drink. In other cases (about 2 per cent), the sulfas may cause a rash and, although this may come on at any time, it is most likely after the fifth day. Paradoxically, some children develop a fever from the sulfas and, when this happens, it. is usually between the fifth and tenth day of treatment. In general, it can be said that the larger the dose of sulfa and the longer it is given, the greater the likelihood is for the development of complications. Isoniazid For TB Isoniazid is one of the best medicines doctors have for curing tuberculosis. Although many adults need to take is- oniazid in combination with other medicines, children with tuberculosis seem to do very well on isoniazid alone. Once in a while, however, isoniazid acts as an irritant to the nervous system and it may cause muscular twitching, restlessness and, in a rare case, convulsions. Let me" repeat that this does not mean that isoniazid is a dangerous drug. As a matter of fact, it is quite safe and, for children, it has practically licked the tuberculosis problem. Penicillin Widely Used Probably the most widely prescribed antibiotic is penicillin. In fections with pneu- mococci, streptococci, and even some staphylocci, are usually best treated with penicillin. Unless a child is sensitive or allergic to penicillin, the drug is quite safe and can be used in cases (for example, blood poisoning) where extremely high doses may be required. In the presence of a severe infection, a child may often be safely given severaj million units of penicillin each day. Reactions to penicillin are " nfcrll oWn WJJfJruM "" extremely allergic persons. Skin reactions to penicillin may resemble hives or the child may break out with a tine generalized rash ail aver his body. This rash may he deceptive because It may not appear when the drug is first taken but may come only a week or two later. Another type of delayed reaction consists of swollen Joints, aching muscles, and enlarged glands. Penicillin lozenges are usually Inadvisable because they may cause soreness and irritation of the mouth, tongue and pharynx. Tetracycllnes Vary Although the antibiotic te- tracyclines vary somewnat from each other In their effectiveness, they all suffer from common drawbacks. In children as wel] as in adults, ' tetracyclines may cause such undesirable symptoms as nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and abdominal discomfort. In some cases, the symptoms are mild and the drug may be continued, but, in others, particularly If there Is diarrhea, it is often advisable to stop the medication to prevent serious complications such as bowel Infections with resistant staphylococcus germs. Some doctors have also reported discoloration of the baby teeth in infants when the tetracyclines were used. One antibiotic, chloramphen- icol. must be carefully used, and only under a doctor's prescription. Although it often Is lifesaving where other antibiotics fail, some doctors believe that it may cause serious disorders of the blood. Any child taking this medication should be observed closely, and untoward symptoms should be reported to his physician at once. © 1961. N.Y. Herald-Tribune. Inc. Lack of Cash Never Keeps Beauty Away By ALICIA HART NBA Beauty Editor A good many women are inclined to feel that If only they had unlimited funds, they, too, could be great beauties. What they don't realize Is that women who can afford to spend a great deal on good looks invariably WORK at it. Many of them work out an hour each day at a gym. (Exercise which can be duplicated by walking, swimming and in sitting-up exercises at home.) All of them have first-rate' hairdressers. (But there are fine hairdressers across the country. The basis of any smart hairdo is healthy hair plus an expert cut. Then do what many fashion models do: learn to set and handle your own hair.) Women with money use fine face creams. (But these are the same creams available to women with just a little money. For the very finest face creams in this country are not expensive.) Women with money naturally buy beautiful clothes as one means of looking lovely. (But you, on a clothes budget, can buy copies of chic designs and be equally well-dressed.) A great deal of money never turned any woman Into a beauty. And a lack of it never kept a girl from being attractive If she really wanted to be. Mind Your Manners When a woman guest leaves an evening party alone, the host or hostess should see her to her auto. Phone HO 8-444* 84 W. BROADWAY ALTON Acroit from Uacoln>Douclai Square PHARMACIST IS ON DUTY AT ALL TIMES RIVLON INTIMATE SPRAY 00 • Reg. $3.25 Veto YARDUY MIST .... • BOND STREET • BHD HOWHft REV. MB. LVLE Tht fkttt mA MM, LeRoy Lyle of Macon, OB., have received tflHf appointment to evangellltte missionary service In Mexl» for the Presbyterian Church, U. 8. Word of their appointment comes from Nashville headquarters of the denomination's Board of World Missions. Mrs. Lyle Is the former Miss Marjorle Joy Beardshaw, niece of Mrs. E. F. Butler, 1701 Nelson St.; and of E. G. Vedder, 3425 Bloomer Dr. She is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. W. S. Beardshaw of Marion Junction, Ala. Dr. Beardshaw is a graduate and former band leader of Shurtleff College, and has alto been pastor of local churches. A graduate of Wheaton College, Mrs. Lyles has taught school in Savannah and Decatur, Ga., and served as a church youth director in Kos- cfusko, Miss. The Rev* Mr. Lyle, pastor of East Maoon and ClinchHeld Presbyterian Churches In Mn- con, Is a graduate of Oglethorpe University, Atlanta; and Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Ga. Me is a native of Chicago, and a member of the Augusta-MH- con Presbytery. The couple expect to attend the annual Institute for Outgoing Missionaries in Montreat, N. C.. early this summer, and will go to Mexico later in the year. n * 9 r>i i^ MRS - L¥LB Parents 7 Club ~Elects Directors P u » Ucate B ? d * e , SS Peter and Paul's Parnms" Club elected six new members to Its board of directors last night at a meeting in the school hall. Named to serve on the board were Mrs. Andrew Jackson, Mrs. Ed Hanlon, Mrs. Pnnl Springman, Cart Markovitch, Richard Matthews, and Charles Walters. Joseph .1. Dromgoole and Leland C. Heppner presented a program, with slides and commentary, on the History of Alton. Cooking Cues Many good cooks like to soak onion rings in a cup of milk (in which two teaspoons of salt has been dissolved ) before French-frying them. After the rings are drained, they're coated with flour and then popped into the frying kettle. Pete Chrlste and Mrs. Elbert Kimmel were winners of first place in th<? duplicate bridge game Thursday evening in Hotel Stratford. Mrs. Herbert Bock and Mrs. Robert Damon took second place. Hugh Williams and Walter Lochmann placed third, and Joseph Bennett and Fred Thompson fourth. Mind Your Manners Even though a few guests linger on, the hostess shouldn't keep looking at her watch. Tito Meond studon 19 tilt Mftti on "AieonOlitrn, A Chfutian Rtiptmiiblllty", vf the wwneti'i So* Of CnfWuM SMVMIB Of First Methodist Church, will tike place in the church din- in* room Sunday evening at 6:30 o'clock. The Rev. Wllll«in L. Bird will lead a discussion on "Alcoholism and Personality." Mrs. W. Harrold Thotnaii will present a program on Marian Anderson before the Junior High Methodist Youth Fellowship Sunday evening in the parish house of Pint Methodist Church. Following the meeting the group will go to the home of Richard and Jacqueline Muemer, 731 Kit- gen St.. for refreshments. Junior High Westminster Fellowship will meet at First Presbyterian Church Sunday evening at 8:15 o'clock to view the film strip, "Symbols of the Cross." Senior HWF, meeting at the same time, will hear a report by Dick Begnel on "Ghost Ranch," one of the places listed on this summer's tour. Dr. D. E. Wassen will erm- duck a class on "What Presbyterians Believe," Monday evening at 8:15 o'clock in First Presbyterian Church reception room. Ladies' Sewing Circle will meet at First Presbyterian Church Tuesday morning at 9:30 o'clock. At 10 o'clock, the final lesson in the Bible study series, entitled "On Goes the Gospel," will be led by Mrs. Cortley Burroughs. A combined meeting of the session and trustees will be held that evening at 7:30 o'clock in the reception room. Circle Two of First Presbyterian Church will meet on Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock in the home of Mrs. R. W. Griffith Jr., 614 Forest Ave., with Mrs. Everett Butler and Mrs. R, A. Cousley as co- hostesses. Of Asking Good Questions \ ' _ ttVttt MILtffTT Per from asking too many questions, most adults don't ask enough. We don't ask enough questions when we are buying, when we are making plans and arrangements, when we are accepting responsibilities, and when we are making Important decisions. And when plans don't turn out as we anticipated, when things aren't what we expected them to be, when what we thought was a sound decision turn* out to be a poor one, when we get stuck with a purchase that isn't exactly what we wanted, we say helplessly, "t Just assumed ..." And we feel cheated or put upon or stupid, depending on the situation, limply because we assumed too much. Sometime* we don't, atk questions because we don't take the trouble to figure out just what questions we should ask. Sometimes we hesitate to ask questions because we don't want to appear naive or ignoranl. But whatever the reason for our not finding out what, we need to know we usually excuse our negligence with that perfect alibi, "I just assumed . . ." Once In a while we are honest enough with ourselves and others to qualify "1 just assumed . . ." with "I guess I shouldn't have . . ." or "Therr? was no reason why I should have . . ." But more often we blame the other person for not making things more clear, more explicit. And that ends many a friendship, many a business association, many a plan. When we assume instead of asking questions we can be pretty sure t.hat a good part of the time our assumptions will be wrong. (All rights reserved, Newspaper Enterprise Assn.) WHAT « wtAwr i? «ttH.«rr WMMWlMW -_„.,' nirc6l6r »W color. DM th« flMMI of lf«." l« There is a "common seme" way to select your diamond-rely on the facto. Let us show you the overall picture of diamond value and quality. Take advantage of our vast gemological knowledge and experience. You'll find this is the wise way to select the diamond you'll be proud to give or own. MtMtEt AMERICAN OEM SOCIITT Diamond—Aprll'i llrttntont Charge Accounts invited QOULDING'Q ^""^ Store Hours: 9 te 5—Mday 9 to 9 ^"^ Lodges A REGISTERED HIIINA IUIINSTIIN ACNE TREATMENT lift. M.iO VAlUi COMPUTI KIT run PIUVIHV Wl 4%& 2 t HAIL PftQM WW «U4*OJC AVENUE* •When Doctor saysi "Take him to an ifduiardcf Dealer" %ai «••«•• •••! Lillmaee Council 222, Degree of Pocahontas, announces a postponement until May 14, of a trip to St. Louis its members were to make Sunday. The council members will visit a new council on that day. MAX STEIN DEL, Conductor . . . Featuring ... MORLEY MEREDITH, Baritone • Star, New York Opera Co., Television, Radio and Concert Stage PROGRAM Overture to Oberon von Weber "Se vuol ballare", "Non piu andrai" Mozart Mr. Meredith Intermezzos I and II from "The Jewels of the Madonna" Wolf-Ferrari Prelude, Aragonaise, Intermezzo, Seguidilla, m,-* March of the Toreadores, Danse Boheme from Carmen '• • - oizei The Evening Star from Tannhauser Wa S n j^ Credo from Otello Verdl Mr. Meredith 1812 Overture Tschaikowsky Admission $1.20 and 60c East Jr. High School Monday, April 17 8:15 P.M. 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