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Avalanche-Journal (Newspaper) - May 17, 1973, Lubbock, Texas Thursday Morning May 17 1973 Age 70 Just Another Number To EverBusy Bob Hope EDITORS NOTE Bobi49 and be very large about Hope hits 70 this week and nol en a golf course but he says there will be no announcement Instead hell do Jack Bennys routine only Im going to go to By RON KOACM HOLLYWOOD AP Bob Hope grudgingly admits hes pushing 70 but he doesnt act Science Briefcase Enterprise Science Xexvs Although 41 years have elapsed since Vitamin C was identified the amounts needed for human health are far from certain Plus For Pauling Linus Paulings statement that humans need 10 times that specified by the Food and Nu trition Board has raised the roof of the medical community The assertion has also sent biochemists to their laboratories to bear it out or negate it scien tifically One researcher reports findings in a recent issue of Proceedings of The National pregnancy are sometimes born addicted to those drugs A re searcher at New York Medical College suggests that metha done may do more than addict unborn children Alfred A Smith who has previously found that metha done prevents limb regeneration in salamanders told the meet ing of the Federation of Ameri can Societies for Experimental Biology that meithadone retards the growth of baby mice by as much as 42 per cent Newborn mice were tested because at birth they closely approximate the later growth stages of other mammalian fe Academy of Sciences that notices Half of each Utter tested only support Paulings assertion but carry it further injected with methadone other half was injected ManLi S Yew of the Univer sity of Texas at Austin tested guinea pigs for the effects of vitamin C on growth wound healing and resistance to surgi cal stress He found that 5 milligrams per 100 grams of body weight IJci giaiio ui uuuy t daily was necessarv for the aniopened uat nr mals to grow well heal quickly and recover from stress Small er amounts of vitamin C did not do the trick Larger amounts did not seem to offer any advantages Extrapolating these findings to children on a bodyweight basis he estimates they need milligrams of vitamin C Smith admits there may be a different effect on humans bui cautions against giving metha done to pregnant women be cause of potential harm to the fetus Endangered Species daily Yew concludes The enor mous discrepancy nearly 40 fold between this amount and that recommended by the Food and Nutrition Board calls atten tion to an important public health problem related to the best development of young peo pie Heart Attacks The American Medical Asso ciation reported several months ago that heart attacks in wom en under 40 are up 14 per cent David Spain of the Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn has found on the basis of autopsy studies that 20 years ago men under 51 were 12 times more vulnerable than women in the same age but be tween 1967 and 1971 the ratio narrowed to four times as vul nerable Researchers in other coun tries are getting similar results In the past women below the menopause have not been very susceptible to heart attacks probably because of hormonal protection So why the increase now Spain thinks it is because more young women are smok ing Estelle Ramey an endocri nologist at Georgetown Univer sity agrees You virtually never see inyocardial infarcts in women who dont smoke be low the age of the Other investigators blame the increase on the use of oral con traceptives This is the prevail ing view at the National Heart and Lung Institute A pill Theres a surprising species jthe included in a photo exhibit in New York on Endangered Ani Its a tribe of men the Tasa day Tribe of the Philippine Is lands A rain forest with living plant life that duplicates the tribes natural habitat has been built in the Gallery to frame a photo graph of most cf the tribes 24 living members Man is biologically classified vithin the relationship between the and high blood pressure with a saline solution Mice injected with 2 milli grams or more per kilogram of body weight not only gained less weight but also exhibited relative immaturity for their age There was a delay in growth of coats and the eyes later talk or feel like slowing down In fact the comedian with the skijump nose and barrel full of topical wit seriously con siders making his Las Vegas stage debut He also talks of making quick trips abrcad for filming of tele vision specials and eventually producing and directing motion pictures I know Ill be 70 in May but Im not announcing Hope said in an interview at his To luca Lake home Im going to do Jack Bennys routine only Im going to go to 49 and be very large about Busy With Benefits Hope whose birthdate is May 29 keeps busy with benefit shows and TV specials He has two more years to go on his fifth fiveyear contract with NBC which calls for a min imum of six specials a year Weve been averaging he said When the contract expires will he taper off It all depends on how I feel You know they make things so attractive just like this Vegas deal You sit around and say Gee I dont know Id like to get in on I like the excitement and when they come up with the of fers they do Ive got to try a little of MGM wants Hope to make his Las Vegas debut at the opening of its Grand Hotel next fall Its very Hope said They are very chari tableminded and I think I can help the Eisenhower Medical Top Philanthropy The medical center named after the late former president in Palm Springs is Hopes pet philanthropy Ive never had time If you ever went back over my sched ule in the last 20 25 years well 35 years since I started making pictures Ive just been too busy Ive never had two or three weeks Of Leslie Townes Bob Hope someone said If he had to live his life again he wouldnt have agrees Hope Its been a little hectic but I lined up the schedule so I cant blame anybody But Ive enjoyed it Ive en joyed every bit of it I dont suffer from nerves or which is lucky Otherwise I couldnt keep that kind of schedule On Driving Range In fact I think that schedule has kept me in pretty good shape When I think of some of my friends whove bought boats and sat around and drank all day Im usually on the driv ing range hitting a few golf balls in Baltimore or Pitts burgh or somewhere Im keeping moving Ive been asked to play over Classic Films Number Two By VERNON SCOTT HOLLYWOOD UPI In all the history of motion pictures only two films can be singled out as genuine classics stand the Tasadays are indicative ne test of more than 30 socalled primitive or preliterj ate peoples subjected to same threatening influences lne wizard of Oz Gone With The Wind and other animal forms Last year the 24 remaining members of the Mindanao Isj land tribe were discovered The tribe has decreased below a critical minimum and are probi ably doomed as a pure strain because there are not enough members of child bearing age to make survival possible About 100 other Endangered Animals are shown in lifesize photos at the Kodak Gallery HANDWASHDff INHIBITS COLDS Arguments may be made for Chaplins films and other landmark movies but they cannot be released in theaters or on television and amass fortunes periodically The Sound of Music hasnt been around long enough to qualify Oz Producer Mervyn LeRoy has been around Hollywood for 50 years and produced The Wizard of He also was instrumental in hiring Victor Fleming to direct the film that made a I said I may have to go back to Vietnam next year just to do1 a show for the fighting peace Seriously I think where Ill some of the fourletter wordsjthe Eisenhower Medical Center s in producing producing j used oven in Academy Awardj Construction may take about and directing Ive been aroundnominee films Is there anything Hope wants the picture business for so long to accomplish Wants 28Hour Day The No 1 parttime resident of Palm Springs in the desert I think theres always room about 100 miles southeast of and I think there will be Angeles is looking forward He joked Id like to invent room for just good familyori to becoming a permanent resi a 28hour day pause so liemed pictures Theres got to could get about hours of jrolf four i Hoe dent at the place where his an Lnual Desert Classic golf tourna L seemed shocked aiiment is played as a benefit for 18 months to finish the squarefoot hilltop mansion a huge concretedomed structure May Settle Down I have no plan to semiretira but we might move down there and make it our permanent place ing my mind keep Hope since spent each Christmas in Vietnam enter taining servicemen With the end of American troop in volvement there Christmas 1972 was his last such excursion for the USD But hes not turning in hip passport My next show I think will be an international show Japan and and now I have film from Korea and Paris think I might even take a fast trip for about a week and go to Russia and Yugoslavia and maybe Christmas In America He rs planning a Christmas in America trip which will in volve shows at veterans and military hospitals including Brook General in San Antonio where they have all the bum cases that people dont know much Through the years said Hope he hasnt tried to change the brand of his humor and he doesnt see any need to alter his style We talk about topical events ail the he said talking about the food prices and things that are hot today As long as you can keep on top of them I think thats been the success of our show Weve al ways dealt with headlines My monologues have been an aver age of eight minutes long and in the sketches weve always tried to do the thing thats He conceded that much of the news doesnt lend itself to com edy but theres always stuff that you can use For instance QUITTING SALE American Tradition MONTEREY CENTER Cover your mouth when you if f cough may be giving way to new advice for preventing the spread of colds wash your hands after you cough or Researchers studying cold vi ruses at the University of Vir f u U4IU U1UVU t i was first noted in 1967 It has via tae since been confirmed in otter studies One of the more recent was published in a recent issue ginia have found that hand washing may be more impor tant than covering up coughs and sneezes The viruses causing a majori ty of common colds can be transferred to almost any ob of Journal of the Medical Associaion Now neurologists Picked UP hands another il then It is a stroke of and overdo recognition magnificent talent that Flem ing also directed Gone With The Both films moreover were released in 1S39 George Cukor and Dick Thorpe worked on The Wizard of Oz as directors before we went into LeRoy recalled George wasnt enjoying the project and Dick left before we began shooting I suggested Fleming to Louis B Mayer Sniffs and sniffles may thus bej the product of as innocent an act as rubbing the eye they American at some The cold culprits are rhinovi dozen universities report in a j ruses a group of about 90 recent New England Journal of viruses that are responsible for Medicine that women on the more than a third of all colds pill are nine times more vulner able to heart disease than are They grow in the nose and more of them can be recovered women not on the pill This on the hands of a person with a conclusion is based on studies runny nose than can he detect of 598 women ages 15 to 44 with ed in tests after coughs and heart disease sneezes the University doctors have found Glasphalt Succeeds Rhinoviruses can be trans Glasphalt has been proved in milled by the hands to almost then all of us at working on him to do the picture Finally he agreed None of us of course knew the picture wouldnt be a smash hit Wizard Role I asked Ed Wynn to play the role of the Wizard and turned it down because didnt think the part was big enough Morgan We signed Frank instead Wynn later me how much he regretted his To date The Wizard of Oz has earned more than S50 million at boxoffices No one counted the monev as earned of traditional asZlT Dr JaCk These are conclusions drawn hca of the dlvislfn OI eple by the Glass Container ard at Ine faoturers Institute GCMI from University make the since I was a LeRoy continued The mes sage is very no place like home careful examination to some V experimental glasphalt strips laid in the and Canada in the last five years Glasphalt developed by the University of Missouri at Rolla and GCMI as an outlet for con tainer glass salvaged from ref use is made with varying15 A person can contact the ruses on such i uiu vii rli ncver forget our sneak ru preview in San Luis Obispo a tilen r i uu suuu i r touch his eye or rub his nose audience and actually selfinnoculate in silence for almost a minute at the end of the sresning That can mean the picture is very good or awfully bad Then they MEXOPAtTSE DEPRESSION Menopause or change of life I broke into cheers I is a time feared by some Cnt Om San amounts of crushed class injcn of thc misconcep stead of the crushed rock tradiltlons about lno Causes and ci tionally used in asphalt feels of the menopause John H Abraham GCMl For instance lhedecadesbe management programs saidiwcen ascs 40 and 39 the time that most of thc strips a Sreat CtTaip tww pCriOd number of mcno skirl periods occur are also Afterwards six of the MGM cut out because i executives wanted to Over The Rainbow they didnt think it was right have that song included barnyard LeRov is an amiable man per cent of thc first wno smokes large cigars and jhas as many friends as anvonej the Iowa College of motion picture j Medicine in Iowa City attacks with 75 movies to his credit this reasoning In a recent issue ncuding Mister American Journal of Litfle Instancy where problems Wjnokur says it is Thirty ansen are attributable to faulty nat episodes Seconds Over Tokyo and preparation and laying of the aroimd thc timc of menopause Tugboat He explained that glasphalt A strons positive factor is that snow appears to melt fast er on glasphalt than on regular Mr Abrahams said The reason is that glasphalt retains more heat longer than asphalt a characteristic that also makes it feasible to lay glasphalt in colder weather than is possible with traditional Methadone Children born to women tak ing heroin or methadone during may simply be chance occurr nces Winokur studied 71 women who had suffered a depressive Looking For Them LeRoy often is asked why he doesnt make blockbusters anymore He has a ready illness before or after the menreply Im always looking for opause to determine if they I them were at greater risk for depres But today more Importance sion during thc menopause than at other times during the life span He found the difference to be insignificant There was a per cent risk of developing an affective disorder during the menopause and a per cent risk during other times is nttnched to a movie budget than to the story Well you cant photograph money And I refuse to make the nude violent pictures that being produced today As for The Wizard of I wish I owned it but I never LAMPLIGHTER 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