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June 21, 1971
The House of Representatives Purple Hurt and Armbuster Award for 1971 went to Rep. Dante Fascell (D., Fla.) for breaking an arm while playing paddleball—and then going on to break the pin they put in to hold the bone together. There was some grumbling about the decision, inasmuch as Fascell had been using a special aluminum paddle in the fateful game with Reps. Del Clawson (R., Calif.)', George Goodling (R., Pa.) and Tom Railsback (R., Ill.), all of whom played with the traditional heavy wooden jobs. To say nothing of the considered opinion of Rep. Olin (Tiger) Teague (D., Texas), who presented the award, that it really should have been for the loudest mouth. When the chips were down, though, the boys could not deny the trophy to a man who managed the second break while exercising the injured arm at—let's hear it for Dante Fascell—the luncheon table.
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Cancer researcher Dr. Delano Meriwether, who relaxes by running very fast in track meets (SI, Feb. 22), has collected a new honor: the 1971 J.D. Lane Research Award for his paper entitled "Inhibition of DNA and RNA Synthesis by Daunorubicin and Adriamycin in L-1210 Mouse Leukemia." A catchy little title, that. You can read it in just about the time it takes Dr. Meriwether to run the 100-yard dash.

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