Medicine: Tank Treatment

Henry H. Timken, president of Timken Roller Bearing Co., Canton, Ohio, began to spend virtually a million dollars last week so that Dr. Orval James Cunningham of Kansas City, Mo., might study and test his treatment of certain cases of diabetes, pernicious anemia and cancer by putting the patients in tanks filled with air under pressure. Mr. Timken has spent $165,000 for a ten-acre plot of land on the Lake Erie shore at Cleveland's eastern limits and, last week, had agents apply for a building permit to construct the first steel tank, to be 64 feet in diameter and the equivalent...

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