The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin on July 4, 1965 · Page 9
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The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin · Page 9

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Sunday, July 4, 1965
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—AP Wlrephoto JUST LIKE STRrtLLING ON THE MOON? — Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., center, accompanied by two NA,SA technicians, traversed rugged lava terrain of the Mt. Trident area in he Valley of 10 ,o6o Smokes in Alaska's Katmai National Monument. The party of astronauts land geologists is studying the volcanic deposits which are believed t' be similar',to the moon's surface. Report Watusi Stage Uprising LEOPOLDVILLE, The Congo — (JP) — Refugee Watusi tribesmen in the Congo's North Kivu Province are on a rampage, the Congolese press agency reported Saturday, The fighting is reportedly taking place in Masisi, near Goma. An unspecified number of the tall warriors "armed with arrows, machetes and spears, have provoked a general panic among officials, paralyzing all administrative activities," the report said. The Watusi were chased out of their native Rwanda, next door the North Kivu, by Bah- utu tribesmen after Rwanda's independence five years ago. The present trouble is directed against Congolese gov- erenment officials in Masisi. No reason for the trouble was given, nor were there any casualty figures. The government is trying to hold talks with the Watusi but is demanding that the refugees first lay down their arms, the agency said. TODDLERS IN DANGER The kitchen cupboard and the medicine chest represent a poisoning hazard to about 300,000 children 4 and under this year, according to a Public Health Service study. Share Cots iri Fly-Ridden Hospitals Poor Facilities Place Yank Doctors Under Severe Handicap in Viet Nam DA NANG, South Vi<; Nam —i/P) —Covered with m ssive, red napalm burns, th whimpered in pain twi- boy ^ the nurse removed the baolages from his skinny, scq-ched body. He would die. A pretty girl dozed in light state of semi-consfipus- ness with a bullet would in her chest. She had alsqf'been shot in the thigh /eight months earlier. Another boy, sufferi shock, looked into spa an expressionless st; had seen his mother'father and two sisters killed.n their peasant village, 2 Teams Ther) These are victimsiof the Vietnamese war, Tey are Vietnamese children future and a past fil kith no d with horror. They were briight to Da Nang's only civil^n hospital where a skilled earn of American doctors an< nurses try to practice 20th Century medicine under 19th Century conditions. The U.S. surgical team one of two such civilian teams in South Viet Nam on loan from the U.S. Public Health Service—has been here since early 1963. Its function under the U.S. Operations Mission (USOM), an overseas aid program, is to help counter Communist insurgency and spread American good will. One U.S. aid official calls the program an enormous success, on balance, but adds that it faces overwhelming odds in a land where the practice of modern medicine is virtually impossible. "Our main purpose is to pay our bills and to save as many people from dying as possible," said Louis M. Wahrmund of Fredericksburg, Texas, a regional director. The medical experiment Soviet Ybutli Paper Compla ns of Red Tape MOSCOW — (JP) viet youth newspa plaining of nightmrish government red tape that the country mist be run - A Soer, corn- suggests hconveni- jmounting not been by a "ministry of ences." "It is a pity thd^ inconveniences havi investigated in a piiper way," Ilya Zverev wrote n a biting satire of Soviet bireaucracy. The article appear^! in Kom- somolskaya Pravda. Zverev proposed t^at those responsible for idiotc regulations should be pu'iished as criminals. ;: To illustrate hi s case, Zverev described hi; attempts to get new lenses f»r his eye- TRAINS AUTOMATED New fast "supsr-express" trains are moving; some 28,000 passengers a cjiy between Japan's two larg^t business centers. Tokyo pd Osaka. Completely autooated, each train consists of 12 ca'rs. Windsor is thehame of the present royal faniily of Great Britain, adoptedMs such by proclamation on (uly 17, 1917. glass frames. This is what he said happened: He went first to the optical department at a drug store. There a saleswoman told him she could only sell him one iense. "Two lenses are strictly forbidden," she said. "Only two drug stores in Moscow have this right (to sell two lenses)." So Zverev v/ent to one of them and this conversation ensued: Salesman: "We cannot accept your frames because , they are in a soft case. According to the rules they should be in a crush-proof case." Zverev: "Why?" Salesman: "To protect your glasses better." Zverev: "Okay, put my frames in a crush-proof case." Salesman: "But we are not given them." Zverev: "Okay, then I'll buy such a case myself," Salesman: "But we only have soft ones on sale," The writer did not say whether he eventually got his lenses. P. AWAYS 3 FtiST OUAUTV ^ Baraam Days STARTS WED! SEE PENNEY'S BIG 16-PAGE BARGAIN CIRCULAR IM TUESDAY'S PAPER! started off with four civilian teams but dwindled to half this number because of lack of recruits from the U.S. The American doctors, who volunteer their services, wind up frustrated and embittered, victims of what they call cultural shock. Describes Conditions Dr. Vernon Fitchett, 37, of Newell, Iowa, the chief medical officer, describes the conditions this way: "You come here thinking you're going to change things. Then you find out the hospital has no hot water, no sewage system and often no electricity. "The flies in our wards wouldn't be tolerated in a pig sty. Hospitals in the states have semiprivate rooms, but we have semiprivate cots, two or three patients to a cot. "You perform a five-hour operation, but the patient dies because no blood is available or there 's a lack of trained nurses. "So you come to accept that you cannot transfer the miracle of modern medicine from our culture to one that is ill-prepared for it. So you adopt another set of standards' over here." Perhaps 60 per cent of the 180 patients at ' the Vietnamese-operated hospital are war casualties. Most are women and children. Perhaps a third of the casualties are suspected Viet Cong, many hit during U.S. air strikes. Must Treat All Alike "You don't ask a man near death whether he's with the government or the Viet Cong," explained Fitchett. Half the war victims suffer from gunshot wounds, some of them superficial. Others, however, have been hit by mortars, grenades or napalm. The doctors guess that probably half the wounded die in the field, without treatment. The city of Da Nang, with a population of about 160,000, has only four Vietnamese doctors, a ratio of one doctor for 40,000 persons. The only hospital of its kind in central Viet Nam, it attracts patients from 50 miles away. The Vietnamese submit willingly to treatment once in the hospital. Many parents will not bring their children, however, unless they are near death. Most are afraid to donate blood, even to a drying spouse, because they believe that if the spouse dies part of the donor will die too. Another surgeon here. Dr. Thomas Humphrey, 40, of Los Angeles, believes it is a tragedy that more American doctors do not come to Viet Nam. The regional director, Wahrmund feels a greater contribution could be made if doctors were available to teach medicine to the Vietnamese as well as practice it. Within a half year, the hospital will be enlarged to take more patients and some modern facilities will be added. But no one appears overly optimistic because so much remains to be done. Y.UQSNU FOR VALUES Open Sunday Noon to 6 P.M. # Grants-oten brand GRANT MAID 20.GAI. GALVANIZED STEEL GARBAGE CAN Only n .97 • sturdily constructed • Rust-resistant with riveted handles . 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The DuBois Clubs take their name from the Late Youth's Death Thwarts Plan for Kidney Transplant HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — {JP) — A Huntington youth lost a five-week fight for life before physicians could perform a kidney transplant. Doctors had hoped to keep George H. Graham Jr., 19, alive with a kidney transplant from his father, who was found last month by news media in Tampa, Fla. The youth's father offered to fly here for an operation when he heard of his son's illness. But physicians said the younger Graham was not yet ready for the kidney W.E.B. DuBois, one of the organizers of the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). DuBois later renounced the NAACP and joined the Communist Party. Hoover said the Communist Party has been trying to exploit student unrest "evident on a number of college campuses . . ." He pointed to last fall's riots at the University of California at Berkeley. He said that party members and DuBois Clubs have been extremely active and that the DuBois Clubs are conducting training programs this sum- |mer to prepare for "more effective agitation and propaganda work next fall among students." CONTROL SERVICE CALL 633-9605 Howard Johnioo Exfermlnator Co. M337 Blain* Ave transplant. An inmate of the state penitentiary, Claude Truslow, 21, also offered his kidney to the stricken youth, but because he was not a blood relatives, doctors considered him a poor risk. Young Graham's physicians said his death was sudden and unexplained. An autopsy has been ordered. Chief Justice Roger Taney administered the oath of office to the greatest number of presidents-elect of the United States. HEARING AIDS for NERVE DEAFNESS • Smart HEARING GLASSES • AII-ln-The-Ear Models • Behind the Ear • Super Power Aids World's largest exclusiva manufacturer of Hearing Aids and Hearing Tasting Equipment. 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