Sunday, May 15, 1938

Abilene Reporter News

Location: Abilene, Texas

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1938, Abilene, Texas "YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED to attend the forty-sixth annual commencement program of Hardin-Simmons So gees out the invitation from seniors to the graduation events on the HSU campus. These three deft to Burton Shelion, Sarah Elizabeth Cox and Florence snapped as ihey added their invitations to the stacks of mail already in the saci in the camDus bookstore. JOY OF sorrow at typical of graduation-time at Abilene Christian college as the seniors depart for homes in distant points. Poig- nant will be the parting of this couple. Hope Reed K1V MF.MCO; Tarily cloudy today, warmer cart portion: Monday faJr, cooler northwest portion. j mitlook for work bf.xinniRK Monday: West (lnlf fair j rxcppt sliowrrs rr.riy part of week. Tcm- nrar normal. Ransr. of trmporatur? yrstcrdav: AM HOIK MUSIC IN EARS OF SWEDISH PASTOR Drillers Given Bonuses After Striking Oil Bringing Swenson Church Wealth BT CHARLIE ELLIS STAMFORD. May Rev. Hugo B. Haterius always keeps an eye out for the future. Ke has found that it stands him well. In his fifties, he still looks "10 the future with a zest rarely at- tained ever, in enthusiastic youth. And for his church, the Swedish Lutheran Evangelical church of the j Swenson community in the heart cf the Avoca field 10 miles south- east of Stamford, he cherishes that enthusiasm for the future. On the threshold, not of great i wealth but o: at least an inde- pendent income, the little white church now standing for more than 30 years will become what the Rev. i Haterius has long looked forward Mussolini Answers Critics In America Cft C8 68 68 TO 71 70 PM 68 IrX 71 71 70 69 BS 67 66 GENOA. Italy. May mier Benito Mussolini took person- al note today of American criticism of fascism, warning that totalitar- ian states "immediately would be- come a bloc and march together" should the democracio? start a "doctrinal war." to. 9 brf ............10 fift............. 11 64 Noon MJdnisrht 69 Hitfirst and loivcs; tcniperitures to !i m, ycst TtJay, 71 and 64; same e SI.OO 1.00 1.SO .75 1.00 2.50 1.60 5000 2.000 i .75 further study on i the rate siturtion, Mayor Will Hair indicates Sec CHURCH WELk II, Col, 2! See GRADUATES, Pt, 11, CoL Dust At Odessa ODESSA May wind and Binding dust struck here early Uiis afternoon. WASHINGTON, May two-and-one-half-year-eld boy rested comfortably in Chil- dren's hospital today after sur- geons had split his skull and wedged the two sections apart. to permit the brain to grow to normal size. The del- icate and performed in an effort to save the child from life-long idiocy. He is a victim of brain." The boy is Aid en Vorrath, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Vor- rath. Ke will be kept under constant care for six months during which time the two sections of his skull will be held apart by metal wedges. Not until next November will surgeons be able to determine whether the operation has been a success. Dr. H. H. Schoenfeld. noted brain specialist, performed the operation before a group of well known surgeons. They agreed that success in this case might open the way to treat- ment of the condition which is found in a high percentage of cases in institu- tions. The decision to operate came after a long study by Dr. D. D. V. Stuart staff neurologist. He determined that the child's in- telligence was normal for its age. but that he suffered oc- casional convulsions because of the skull's pressure on the. brain. Employing s. new technique, Dr. Schcenfeld split the skull into halves on a line extending from points in front of both. ears over the top of the head. He then inserted metal wedges to keep the opening 11-2 centi- meters (slightly more than 1-2- inch) wide. The membrane en- closing the brain was cut to al- low it to expand to normal size. Dr. Schoenfeld explained the bone would not grow over the: opening, but that hard scalp tissue gradually would fill up the space. It will resemble tha original structure of the head and cause no harm to the child, he said.