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NATION/WORLD
nesthesia has faced highs an

The Washington Post
Anesthesia, wrought by any drug that pro-
duces partial or total loss of feeling, is 150 years
old this year.
The word was coined by Dr. Oliver Wendell
Holmes, father of the famous jurist, to describe
the use of ether, the first major gas to revolu-
tionize surgery. To Holmes, the effect of ether
was "anti-aesthetic"; that is, it worked against
the sense of feeling.
Long before the rise of ether, physicians uti-
lized numerous agents to relax patients for the

trauma of the blade. Opium was a favorite of the
ancients, as were alcohol and the narcotic hemp.
After oxygen and nitrogen were discovered in
the late 1700s, nitrous oxide was used as an
anesthetic. This so-called "laughing gas" was
useful in surgery, but was effective only in minor
operations. Invasive surgery would have to await
the arrival of ether.
Surgeon Crawford Long administered ether in
an 1842 operation in Jefferson, Ga., its first
recorded use in this country. But its existence
was known long before that. Indeed, its name
was bestowed by German chemist F.G.

Frobenius in 1730. Ether's properties were
described in medical literature two centuries ear
lier by Prussian botanist Valerius Cordus asa
combination of distilled sulfuric acid and alco
hol, combining to produce a sweet and soporifi
agent.
Ether was not used as an anesthetic in th
United States or Europe before Long's effort
because physicians believed its effect, like tha
of sleep-producing agents such as opium o
alcohol, was unpredictable.
Moreover, surgeons had not yet considere
the ease of operations with the patient asleep an

NEED DEPENDABLE person to help 2:30- TUTOR-ELEMENTARY ED. MAJORS, WORK STUDY POSITIONS- Nonprofit NANNY for 1 & 4 girls
6:00 M-F. Chauffeuring, cooking, laundry would you like to work two hours a day twice support center in downtown Ann Arbor is Non-smoker; own car.
and ironing. Call 213-5457. a week tutoring a NW A2 fourth grader on seeking work study candidates for education Experience. 313/568-541
NEW HIGH-TECH TANNING SALON basic reading and math skills? If interested, and training, fund development and admini- (nights).
seeking full & part-time pos. in A2 810/ have a car and want $10/hr., give us a call strative assistance. $6 per hour. Only stu- PART-TIME to work w
7605589. 763-1091. dents qualified through the Work Study of- or school-age child
NEW METABOLISM BREAKTHRU! UMI is an established information services fice should apply. Call Diane at NEW, 998- necessary. Ann Arbor YI
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Lose 5-99 pounds. K.N. assisted. .35 lbUU/
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NOW HIRING PART-TIME office asst. for
-all term no experience necessary great
hours & pay - super job for B-school students
995-0100.
OASIS HOT TUB GARDENS is now ac-
cepting applications for part time desk
personnel. Must be avail. for eve. & weekend
shifts. Applicants must be dependable,
energetic, & like to have fun while they
work. Apply in person Mon.-Fri., 12-6 p.m.
2301 S. State.
PAID PR INTERNSHIP FALL '96. SE
Michigan advertising agency is seeking
creative, energetic person interested in the
excitement of the entertainment industry.
tull/part-time PR/promotions position to ef-
ectively assist in research, develop, and im-
plement PR plans for major movie studios;
screening programs, publicity tours and spe-
cial events. Major in Comm., Adv., Mktg.,
Filn, or PR preferred; must have car, basic
computer/typing skills, flexible hours. Send
resume to PR Intern, P.O. Box 2002, Bloom-
field Hills, MI 48303. IlEADLINE: Sept. 20.
PART-TIME GENERAL labor for contract
builder. Flex. hrs. Days. 663-5938.
PROFESSIONAL FEMALE ARTIST -
needs male/female couple to model for a
series of paintings. This is a nude gig. $36/hr.
all Julie, 761-2324.
PROGRAMMER/ANALYST

cpay yzc upeavi uEvg11U
world. The International Sales and Marketing
department is seeking to fill the position of
paid intern starting as soon as possible. The
individual should have a strong interest in the
international market, be very organized and
able to handle many projects at once, and be
willing to take on a wide rang'e of tasks. 40
hours/week, Monday-Friday. A background
in business, knowledge of a foreign
language, and expenence living or studying
abroad are also preferred.
All interested persons should send a cover
letter and resume to:
UMI
Attn: Paul A. Tucci
International Sales and Marketing
300 N. Zeeb Road
Ann Arbor. MI 48106
WANTED: DRIVER Dnver for after school
activities for children. hours somewhat flex.
15 hrs./wk. Mon.-Fri. Please call 998-0643
evenings.
WANTED: UM STUDENT for employment
beginning Fall term '96. General office
duties, errands, Macintosh friendly, v: lid
driver's license. Tuesday, Wednesday,
Thursday hours available. Please submit
resume by September 9 to Karen Gibbons,
University of Michigan, Provost's Office,
3074 Fleming Administration Bldg., Ann
Arbor, MI 48109-1340.
Little Caesars
Looking for enthusiastic and
motivated
individuals to join our team.
NOW HIRING

VAX BASICIVMS
ETHERNET
NETWORKING
Ann Arbor opening. PT/FT. Degree or
extensive relevant experience desirable and
be able to accept responsibility. Challenging
position with innovative and rapidly growing
medical billing company. Competitive wages
with excellent benefits. Send your resume to
MG, PO Box 1108, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-
108 or FAX: 313.677.7407.
RECEPTIONIST for medical type office.
20-30 hrs./week. 313/971-8801.
RESEARCH I position available at UM.
Work on a project researching nutrition and
breast cancer. Involves working with people,
laboratory work, and computer work. Full-
time position. 1 year commitment preferred.
Call 647-0216.
The Michigan Union is,
currently hiring for the
following positions for Fall
1996 (ull or part-time):
Receptionist
Set-Up Staff
$5.40/hr.
Work Study Welcome
Apply at Office #1310
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Michigan Union
Administration
SCOREKEEPERS- Ann Arbor's premiere
sports bar has immediate opening for wait &
floor staff-No experience necessary. For
position in fun atmosphere with flexible
hours submit applications to Eric at 310
Maynard.
*EEKING DRIVER, safe car, 6-8 hrs.
weekly for after school pick up of 2 children,
$6/hr. 971-0953.
SEEKING STUDENT to train and develop
Microsoft Access database. 10-15 hrs. of
work. $6.00/hr. 973-9030.
SOFTWARE SALES. Part-time software
sales, flex. hrs., mktg. background and com-
puter knowledge helpful. Will train motivated
individual, daytime hrs. near Briarwood Mall.
Pay is hourly plus commission. Send resumes
to Mr. Joseph 1000 Victors Way Suite 300,
Ann Arbor 48108.
SPRING BREAK '97. Sell trips, earn cash,
*t' go free. STS is hiring campus representa-
ves/group organizers to promote trips to
Cancun, Jamaica, & Fla. Call 800/6484849
for info. on joining America's #1 Student
Tour Operator.
STUDENT STAFF needed for daily & event
operations. Very flexible. 998-7236.
SUPERTANS NOW hiring energetic, cus-
tomer-oriented indiv. for all shifts (primarily
a.m.) Apply at store.
TELEPHONE INTERVIEWERS
NEEDED for public health research projects.
Office is located in downtown Ann Arbor.
aid parking. Flexible scheduling. Evening
nd weekend hours. 12 to 15 hours per week.
EOE. Apply at I.T.S., 209 E. Washington,
Second Floor, Ann Arbor.
TRAVEL ABROAD AND WORK - Make
up to $25-45/hr. teaching basic conversa-
tional English in Japan, Taiwan, or S. Korea.
No teaching background or Asian languages
required. For information call: 206/971-3570

Full and
part-time
available

Assistant Managers
* Crew Members
" Delivery Drivers
(Packard & Platt lc. only)

Excellent Opportunities:
. Competitive wages
" Tuition reimbursement
" Flexible schedule
" Advancement potential
Visit your local Little Caesars
and ask for an application.
UnioniBdig N. Campus Commons Packard & Platt
530 S. State St. 2101Bonistel 3000Packard
(313)65.2034 (313)5.2800 (313)971.0933
E.O.E. M/F/D/V
WANTED: work-study students to work in
either our genetic research lab or office. No
exp. necessary. Call 763-0651 to apply.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR a few good men
& women, for security guard work on the U
of M campus. Are you qualified? Can you
meet the challenge? Good pay and regular
hours. Come join us! Apply at State Security
Services, 525 Church St. 668-0444. EOE.
WORK IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS!
Positions now available at
A-1 LAWN CARE
Ann Arbor's Largest Lawn Care Co.
*25-40 hrs./wk.
*Mowing, fertilization, leaf removal
*Will Train
Crew Leader & Crew Member positions start
at $6.75-7.25/hr. Winter snow removal at
$12-14/hr. Will work around School
Schedule. Apply today at 719 W. Ellsworth
#8 (1 Block West of State St.) or call 663-
3343.

WORK STUDY JOBS avail. Computer
programmer & office assistant. If interested
please call office of New Student Programs at
WORK STUDY office staff. Assist in
processing research grant proposals. Word
processing, filing, copying, address campus
mail. Some Mac exp. Hours flex. $6.75/hr.
Call JoAnne @ 764-7230.
WORK-STUDY STUDENTS NEEDED
Hlave fun while you earn! Work-study stu-
dents needed in all areas of theatre; costumes,
props., lighting, sound, paint, scenery, box
office, mktg., financial and computers. Com-
petitive pay, flex. hrs., free theatre tix. Call
Betsy 763-5213 or Mark 763-0950
(production).
child care
*EXCELLANT SITTER Girls ages 3/6.
2:30-5 1-2 days/wk. Car. $9/hr. 665-5778.
8&5 YR. OLD FUN sister/brother team sear-
ching for a terrific sitter Mo. & Wed. 3:30-
10:00 p.m. $8/hr. (extra hrs. possible) help w/
driving to activities, homework, meals,
laundry, baths & bedtime. Nice home and
family. Must have excellent ref. & own trans.
Commitment of at least 9 mos. 313/996-
3554.
AF[TER SCHOOL CARE for 2 great girls, 6
and 8 yrs. old, in our home, about 2 miles
from campus. 3:30-6 p.m., Tues. and Thurs.
$7/hr. N-smkr., own trans. 971-2674.
AFTER SCHOOL child care for 11 year old
in Ann Arbor home. Car for school pick up
needed. Mon., Wed., Fri. 3:30-5:30. N-smkr.
References. 332-8702.
AFTER SCHOOL CARE- 2 boys, 11 & 7.
Must have car. 763-5358 or 426-4017.
AFTERSCHOOL CHILDCARE seek dep.
exp. person to care for one 10 yr. old child in
our A2 home. N-smkr. Own car req. 3:30-
7:00 p.m. 3 days/wk. Refs. req. Call 747-
8960.
BABYSITTER/DRIVER for Mon. & Wed.
3:30-4:30 & Sat. 8 A.M.-12:30 P.M. Call
Elayne @ 747-7333.
BABYSITTER needed for infant. 2-3 eves.
weekly and some daytime. Competitive pay.
N-smkr. only. Call 971-1519.
BABYSITTER: weeknight/wk. 5:00 to
Midnight. Own trans. 747-9056.
BABYSITTER for 7 mo. old girl. Mon. or
Wed. eve and occasional weekends.
Transport not necessary. W/in walking/biking
distance of campus 994-8553.
BABYSITTER NEEDED for fall semester.
2 children, North Campus. Tuesdays and
Thursdays, 4-8:30 p.m. and some other
evenings. Call Beth or Eric, 763-8496.
BABYSITTER-we need an occasional sitter
this year for our 3 NW A2 kids (beginning
with UM football Sats.). If you are
experienced, have a car, don't smoke and
want $7/hr., give us a call 763-1091.
BABYSITTER WANTED for 2 kids ages 7
& 3. Weekend moms. or weekday nights, 8-
12 hrs./wk. Must have car. $6/hr. Call Rich at
936-2127.
BABYSITTER NEEDED for 2 girls - 8 &
10 yrs. old. Generous pay. Non-smoking.
Own trans. Refs. Call 995-5666.
BABYSITTER- Responsible, enthusiastic,
non-smoker for eves. & weekends. Must
have car. 663-3223.
BURNS PARK FAMILY seeks engaging
stud. to provide companionable supervision
of friendly/fun 9-yr.-old boy & 12-yr.-old
girl. Duties vary, incl. ldry., simple dinner
prep, taxiing kids to lessons. Own car pref.
Ref. req. 3:30-6;00 Mon.-Fri. 769-1265
evenings.
CHILD CARE NE A2. Tues., Thurs.; 3:20-
5:50. Must have car. 662-9782.
CHILD CARE Energetic exp. non-smoker
needed for 2 children in NE Ann Arbor. Hrs.
2:30-6:30 p.m. Mon. through Fri. excellent
pay, ref. req. 994-9443.
Childcare & General Household Help
Seeking a very nice, energetic, n-smkg. fem.
pref. to help with child care for 4 & light
housekeeping near UM campus, M-Th. 3-8 +
possible early am. Must have exp., love
children. Pref. driver with trans. Ref. req.
Contact Suzanne Plaszner or Michael
Weinstein 996-1623 or 763-2309 M-F days,
or Email miw@math.lsa.umich.edu
ENTHUSIASTIC PERSON for long-term,
P/Tcommitment for 3 kids. Flex. after-
noonhrs. Trans. & ref. req. 973-0825.
EXECUTIVE NEEDS overnight babysitting
for 3 older kids. next time is Sept. 10-13.
Prefer you have a car and free evenings. Ann
Arbor. 741-0649 eves.
EXPERIENCED BABYSITTER w/reli-
able car needed to pick up child from school
around 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Fem. preferred. Call
Patty 665-5892.
FULL-TIME CHILD CARE. Head and as-

sistant teachers to work with early childhood
child care. 2 years of college experience in
related field is necessary. Ann Arbor YMCA
663-9004.

5:30p.m. - 8p.m. Refer
perience preferred. 975-0
RESPONSiBLE, caring
mother's helper for adora
half days/week. 973-3162
RESPONSIBLE CAI
provider w/ own trans.n
afterschool for8 & 10 yr
Arbor. $7+/hr. Call 761-9:
SITTER NEEDED 3-7P
noons/wk. Must drive, gn
663-6030.
TEACHING ASSISTA
center near Ann Arbor. N
be able to lift up to 40 I
sible job, 6 to 15 hours p

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The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, September 4, 1996 - 7
d lows in 150 years
e relaxed. There was also the fear that anesthetiz- on a towel and inhaled) "to prevent pain" "
- ing a patient contravened the Bible: "In sorrow man who had two small tumors on the back of his
a shalt thou bring forth children," read Genesis, neck. But the doctor already knew a great deal
- suggesting that pain was the necessary compan- about the gas. According to his recollections:
c ion of childbirth and illness. "On numerous occasions I have inhaled ether
Long was an unlikely candidate to experiment for its exhilarating properties..."
e with ether. Born in Danielsville, Ga., in 1815, he Not until recent decades did medical authon-
s graduated from college at age 19, and read med- ties begin to understand the way in which anes
t icine on his own for two years before entering thetics blocked pain.
r medical school. After graduation in 1839, Long Injury, they found, involved tiny nerves that
worked in hospitals in New York, then went transmitted signals to other nerves that eventual-
d home. ly reached the brain, which deciphered the sig-
d In March 1842, Long first used ether (dripped nals into the phenomenon of pain.
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