Jory Grudle - Polio
girl a seriously Lake Low and Polio Total Up To 170 Cases Admit Four New Patients at Mercy The infantile paralysis total for southwest Iowa climbed to 170 cases Wednesday as four new patients were admitted to Mercy hospital. They are Harold Pellett, 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Pel lett, Atlantic; Mary Ellen Peter son, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Peterson, Harlan; Joey Grudle, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Grudle, star route, Council Bluffs; and Richard Larsen, 28 route 4, Council Bluffs; A total of 44/pat^ents were under treatment at Mercy hospital, 35 of them in the polio ward, balance,in the pediatrics ward. Five In Lungs. Five were iron lung patients. The hospital has on hand eight iron lungs, with another en route, on loan from Columbus, O. "Now we can return the two we borrowed from the Omaha fire department. They are badly needed over there," O. F. Gibbons, credit manager of the hospital, said Wednesday. , A seventh volnuteer nurse to serve at Mercy during the present crisis arrived by plane late Tuesday, Mr. Gibbons added. Volunteer Nurse. She is Miss Lois Marie Evans, on leave from a Flandreau, S. hospital. Another nurse also furnished 1 through 1 Red Cross facilities is expected to arrive Wednesday. At Sioux City the total of patients under treatment stood at Wednesday after four new cases were admitted. The new patients included Betty Berg, 6, of Dow City. 2 clean. r* Geo. L. Perters Co. 17 North Main R E A L T O R Ph. 5515. Call Madlgan, 3-4208 or Klotz, 3-2196. "917 HIGH ST." If you, are Interested In a lovely 6' room home In the hills, here Is you should see. 3 bed rooms, gas hot water .heat, large lot, Â· double garage and all the little extras you find only In a home that has been lived in by the owner. Call Waugh 3-0568 or Walker 6494. BRUCE P. BAKER, Realtors.