School Roy­alty

MID-SOUTH MEM­O­RIES: DEC. 4

The Commercial Appeal - - News -

25 years ago — 1992

Dr. Louis W. Sul­li­van, U.S. Sec­re­tary of Health and Hu­man Ser­vices, is among six fi­nal­ists for the chan­cel­lor­ship of the Univer­sity of Ten­nessee, Mem­phis, the school said Thurs­day. Also a fi­nal­ist is Wil­liam R. Rice, 53, who has served as act­ing chan­cel­lor since Dr. James Hunt stepped down from the po­si­tion Sept. 1 to re­turn to the Col­lege of Medicine fac­ulty. Hunt’s an­nual salary was $140,000. Sul­li­van, 59, a Bush ap­pointee who will lose his $148,000-a-year job as the na­tion’s top health of­fi­cial in Jan­uary, was a late ad­di­tion to the list of ap­pli­cants for the chan­cel­lor po­si­tion.

50 years ago — 1967

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA — A South African hos­pi­tal claimed Sun­day the world’s first suc­cess­ful hu­man heart trans­plant. Sur­geons re­moved the heart of a young woman, who died af­ter an au­to­mo­bile crash and placed it in the chest of a 55-year-old man dy­ing be­cause his own heart was dam­aged, the an­nounce­ment said. When the trans­planted heart was in place, it was started beat­ing by an elec­tric shock. Dr. Jan H. Louw, the hos­pi­tal’s chief sur­geon, said, “It was like turn­ing the ig­ni­tion switch of a car.” Groote Schuur Hos­pi­tal said the man was in sat­is­fac­tory con­di­tion late Sun­day but the next few days would be a crit­i­cal pe­riod.

75 years ago — 1942

Many par­ties will honor Capt. and Mrs. Price Curd, home on leave from the Army Air Base in Salt Lake City, Utah. Giv­ing par­ties for them will be Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Wrape, Mr and Mrs. James C. Rainer and Mrs. Wil­liam L. Tay­lor.

100 years ago — 1917

Miss Mary Abbey Leather­man en­ter­tained at the Lyceum last night in honor of Miss Adele Orgill and her guest Miss Isabel Orme of New Or­leans. Among the guests were Misses Mar­garet Boyle, Whitney Vin­ton, El­iz­a­beth Arm­strong and Anne Carter, and Messrs. Fon­taine Meacham, James Phe­lan, Jack Falls and Capt. Milt Knowl­ton.

125 years ago — 1892

The ap­pa­ra­tus for com­bin­ing pic­tures of suc­ces­sive phases of ac­tion to pro­vide a mov­ing fig­ure has been greatly im­proved by a French op­ti­cian, M. Rey­naud. He has de­vised a so-called op­ti­cal the­ater in which he can pro­duce even a whole scene last­ing up to 15 min­utes.

BOB WIL­LIAMS/THE COM­MER­CIAL AP­PEAL In De­cemaber 1951, Jackie Greer (Left), son of Mr. and Mrs. L.D. Greer of Hick­ory Flat, MS and Geneva Jamieson (Sec­ond Left), daugh­ter of Mr. and Mrs. T.F. Jamieson of Myr­tle,were named Mr and Miss Mace­do­nia (MS) High School. Se­lected as King and Queen of Mace­do­nia Ju­nior High were Robert Crain (Sec­ond ), son of Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Crain of New Al­bany and Carolyn Phillips (Right), daugh­ter of Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Phillips. Hon­ors in the ele­men­tary school went to Booker Farr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Farr and Camille Busby, daugh­ter of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Busby.

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