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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 2, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Tueidoy, January J, 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HEfALD 13 Myslerious choinicals Chalones may help battle disease 1973 is the year of Copernicus Bv JUDITH RAMJAL Washington Slar-News WASHINGTON A myster- ious group of chemicals with an odd G -eek name may turn DHL lo be JLISI what doctors have been looking for lo help them ireat rheumatoid anhritis. bei- ler the survival of organ Lrans- pbr.Us and enhance the effee- u of anti-cancer drugs. The chemical arc called c h a 1 o n e s. meaning roughly "whai happens when the main- sail of a ship is slacked off to the vessel down." Scientists are nearly sure. than positive. thaf. chalones Bui if chal- are as rest as graving r.umbers o; biologists believe they are. their fimciion is to tivn off the svdich that tells a r-i-M to divide. of rourse. ihcir car.c-er-firhling prop- erties ccrv.e in. Dr. John C. Kouck iclci a session oi ihe ISSih annual meeting of ihe American Association for ihe Acivance- iiKTit of Science here I: is unlikely, he said, that clialcnes alone could actually cure ncer since tht> are Iboupbi to be incapable of pois- oning either normal or cancc-r ce'ls. Bui. he added, experi- mental evidence suggests rhey may be exraorriinarib effec- tive in temporarily halting cell division in larger numbers of i cancer cells Under such circumstances, he explained, cells are more senii- than usual to anuiumo-r druss. Thus, wiih could sive riocior> weapon whereby they could schedule ireaimeni by drugs or radiation ai 2 I'jiie when it could be expecied to kih a maximum number of can- cer cells gl cnc-e. Honck. sciEniific director of ;he Research Foundation at the Children's Hospiial here, told j 'he meeting that chalones were now treated with drugs that ii.ought 10 large glycopro- j suppress ar.ubcdy formation containing pro- and a specially prepared com- iha; ;o dsie have been pound caHeci lour.d in ihc- tissues nf many i serum dcss ihe same, species of snimala. including But ihesf mc-tsures the man. Kach of cell, how- patieni vulnerable lo infection, evt-r. to have its own and Houck believes on the hi-anrl of these sub-; ha-sis of receni animal experi- Amnnef those, .-o far merits Thai ii may iden''iic-d ny Houck and the ole 10 o-.-ercome '.''.is! number of oiher scifcn- laze by 'ymDljocvre-sctC- in she field have specific ific c-haloj-.-e aciion. on epider- mis, white blood cells and fibro- bJasLs connective tissue cells c-sontia! to scar lormaiion. Lymphocytes are hesvily in- olved in the injlammaic.n- which makes rheuma- arihrivis tucli a painful and cnppiing disease. funhej' research. e_v plained i; may be possible to u-e the chalone to THE HI NEIGHBOUR CLUB "The Westerners Orchestra" JANUARY 3rd, 1973 lo 11 p.r WESTMINSTER SCHOOL EVERYONE WELCOME! :he infiammaiion and so make mere active aiid more comfortable Lyinphociies are also the thai generate aniibodie- kidney trans- plants and oilier organ grafts in this or more so [hat cr.crr.Jcal ai'd iDr can inc-e ihoroiish.Jv undersiood. And derpjir? ir.e promise oi these he warned, i: will probably be years Si-fore can U- sure '.hit chc.iones tre roa'ly useful is :o on human beings. By ROJJEHT RE1XHOLI) York Times Sen'ic-e BOSTON Nineteen seventy- three the year of Nicholas Cop-irmtus WhJIe some modern day scholars have begun to doubUs aljOLV. how innova'ive Ccrxjmicus really hun- of ?cjeni LSIS and lii.stor- jiroimrJ the wond are pre- ptrinu io c-eiebraie l'ie S'jOih of the birth of the enisrnstio son uho sponi of hii 70 year- v.urKini; in a t ji.i medieval icr-iTi ht LTK-e ''Lhi of ;ho eiirih. TL? f-.-'iviiiiri wetk confe-f-nce or Cop- erriicu? -jie T S. a! oiv ser- n V. asriingion. I; cor.--nufr-j any.her el 'Tie meeiirig o; the for of Soienct A do2-_-n or so conference? .-nci to follow Li among a miior inieiT.a- i Iranslation u[ '.iork Ortjium Coeles Uum." or oiudons of the r t i e s t j a Spheres The v Inch at- companied by a (ioirnjle prinline of the sciomM's hand- rnajiuscripl ui LHUTI. 15 heins published i.'ne Polish Academy ol Sc-ience? vii-.h Mac- Millan of London. The trajisla- Don and commentary are Prof EiJward Ftaitn of ihe Citv oi Vork one of the foiijTiacl men wno I.TIC- reroidiion. even ihoush often irbce the ioi'ntii.ns of modern scient-t w i he- major 'ivork and djf-d a nrous deoaie c-on- tinues deserves his public irr.age Tne major work contain- ihi- hiitonc passage: "Ai rest in tiie o: Ls ihe for in "jus [empie. er or la.Tip Ln pOij'JC'n iha.n thai car. light up the same lime? LIT: seated on i -tir! sovems ii.i Trojan pvev h-fc-i counter to Ca'-holtc arid v.-Rjch ad- e steiT: of r-s-j-oriOmer .'l "hs" rhe at WO.MEV .4PP01XTED -4_ MONTREAL CP i Foar oi to be rejeaed WTICT don- Canada's, icp art are held end redpien; a-c ideMical bv W0men. lime: Ciau-e KL-k- Jaad-Casa-aa i? Quebec's ihreaiened reiectioo to ister o; cuiura! affairs. Jesn Eutterland Boggs is director o: National Gallery: S'jzame i is head of the Canada coiaciJ's plas'-ic ans cenire. end Mine. Sairi! Ma-tii been appointed director of ;he Montreal Mu- ?eum af Comeniporarr An. the eve.n; v.-ith a ir.iYjr coherence on scientific a: ihr In- I: ail ir: Poiird v.tifre brt! pric? physiCrtl y--.; ht reccsrj.'ed the (.wm mo.-e T.aliy BOG. f-'i-K-rnic-us's action iix is a cause c; ihe fonoepi'.- on i'jc-j: jaier a? ieo Kepler and the 100 Copies S3. 30 plus tn OF 1973 era' her mother. Mras. Jim Fix of 23-A Ncn.n Majroin Tne iiitle girl, weighing arrivec ot 7 03 a m. Monday, ,'cnLcry 1st New Year s Cey' ot ins Lethbridce MumciDcl Ho merchants are happy, indeed, lo present the first baby of 1973 with these gifts. May your days be long and happy Tomorrow's Furniture CRIB 5IZE MATTRESS Kresge's DOREL BABY WALKER The Lcllibridge Herald YEARS SUBSCRIPTION Southern Stationers BOUND BABY BOOK Capitol Furniture Ltd. GIFT CERTIFICATE Classic Coiffures PERMANENT WAVE Don Wilson's Junior Shop BUNTING SAG Hoyt's Downtown GALLON VAPORIZER Safeway Stores FOOD HAMPER Sidorsky's Furniture Ltd. PLUSH TOY Sterling Shoes GIFT CERTIFICATE Frache's Flowers BASKET OF FLOWERS Frank Walker Men's Clothes DOBBS HAT Teny Bland Photography PORTRAIT ALBUM AND FIRST PICTURE Raeworth Jewellery SILVER BABY CUP Simpsons-Sears GIFT CERTIFICATE Dundee Texaco GIFT CERTIFICATE nial inro an event oi national scope Tnere v.ill be a major gaiherijie of scbcjars earjy i? Sepiernber in rhe ciiy of TorsTi. where Nicola.1; Koppenusk bom. Coincider.ialiy, :P73 il-o ?ee ihe of a ionc- loslant Print for a iv: c- VihiCT; 3 TT-'I is 5 new cnanging hfljs stard wc-'ds "S'i'j sn: live for hard cf r.ssrirg cersors v.-.; NEVER BEFORE OFFERED. COME !H TODAY FDR FREE CONSULTATION AMD DEMONSTRATION. NO OBLIGATION. WORLD OF SUPERIOR HEARING Rideou Medical Denial Cs-'.-f 171] 4lh SIPSEI S.W.. S-lie Calcory. Alberlc invites you to save during our STARTS TOMORROW !r EXllAORDlNARY 4, _. icKenzre's announces its inventory reduction of a littiired opportunity lo sopOTjscwLfflt Sur Service, budget rchandise and unique selection unchanged only the prices kkfiJpwer, Sale ends Saturday, January 16th. A. IN LETHBRiDGE: 613 4iii Avenue South Tflcphonr ;