Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on March 2, 1976 · Page 5
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Pork Producers Honors — -Staff Photo Winning awards at the annual Carroll County Pork Producers banquet Friday night were from left: Bob Gregory, outstanding service to the Carroll County pork industry; Joyce Masching, belle-ringer — outstanding member of the Carroll County Porkettes; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Daniel, outstanding service to the county pork industry; Raymond (Pete) Peter, appreciation award from the Carroll Chamber of Commerce, and Donna Kennebeck, holding the Porkette award for the outstanding county in District Five. A 6 Cold Look 9 at Vitamin C ByGaynorMaddox (NBA Writer) I have a severe cold. The number of suggestions I get to cure or ease the suffering is astounding. Eat less. Eat more. Don't eat hardly anything. But by far the greatest number talked about vitamin C and my cold. So I reviewed many articles on vitamin C and colds, shook my head in doubt, and went right on with my regular morning six ounces of orange juice. Result? I feel no better, no worse. That is the bottom line. What I need is scientific judgment. Everyone has his own answer to the question: is vitamin C really good for colds? You'll get millions of answers from concerned laymen. You'll get many answers, too, from scientists. But they will be based on careful research, testing and other scientific checks. The basic difference will be that the scientific based answers will not be final. Those emotionally conceived will be 100 per cent absolutely final. So don't rely on them. Go along with the scientists. The medical board of "Consumer Reports," under the pressure of cold-worried readers, made a careful review of the subject. It found that the University of Toronto's School of Hygiene, under Dr. Terence W. Anderson and colleagues, had conducted three large-scale studies. These were made under strictest scientific procedures and produced evidence unlike that of those who advocated great and uncontrolled doses of vitamin C. Unfortunately the latter have influenced many susceptible people. "Consumer Reports" thus Timw Herald, Cdrmll, la. Tunday, March 2, 1976 Achievement Recognition -Staff Photo Many awards and prizes were prese'nted Friday night at the Carroll County Pork Producers banquet at Carroll High auditorium. From left, Randy Imming. champion litter of pigs at the Four County Fair; Patty Handles, champion pen and champion individual at/the Four County Fair; Greg Tigges, champion carcass at the Four County Fair, and Leon Kennebeck champion carcass pig at Agarama. Jim Masching (not shown) was elected president of the county pork .producers. ,,, ., ,. „.,.., ,...-.. Bowling Results WOODCHOPPERS Team Standings Points Jacobsens Travel Agency 64 Red Carpet Lounge 61 Badding Construction Company 60'/2 Mister D's 60 Bierls Parkway Furniture — 58 Trausch Fertilizer Co 53 ' Sharp Florist 51 Personal Lenders 47 Best Western Motel 42'/s Foley Rest Home 42 Hawkeye National Life Ins. Co. 37 Old Milwaukee 35 Kanne Construction Co 32 Kennebeck Trucking Co 29 High Ind. Single Game- Julie Behn 202 Virginia Tharnish.." 183 Linda Schafer '. 183 GlnKnobbe 180 High Ind. Three Games- Julie Behn 535 GinKnobbe ; :.. 516 Virginia Tharnish 481 High Team Single Game— Bierls Parkway Furniture —.. 764 Badding Construction Co 745 Bierls Parkway Furniture 738. OPENING for the NEW SEASON Starting Wednesday, Mar. 3,11 a.m. "The Place with Food for Everyone" FEATURING Burger Family Fried Chicken — Tubs, Dinners and Fillet Sandwiches Homemade Pizzas Shrimp —Dinners and Sandwiches Fish —Dinners and Sandwiches Pork Tendas Hot Dogs and Chili Dogs Large Variety of Sandwiches French Fries, Tater Tots and Onion Rings Malts, Shakes and Ice Cream ' \ Soft Drinks "Home of the Famous A & W Root Beer" A & W DRIVE-IN RESTAURANT Ph. 792-9673 Jet. Hwy, 30 & 71 stated: "based on the Toronto studies, the results suggested that the large dally doses of vitamin C might be largely superfluous for people with colds. "Again, that vitamin C had no significant effect in preventing colds or reducing days of illness." The medical board concluded, on the basis of the highly reliable Toronto research studies, that super large regular doses of vitamin C advocated by many appear to be unnecessary. The most commonly noted effect of large doses is diarrhea. In some cases, kidney problems. Pending further reliable studies (the conclusions of the Toronto study have not yet been confirmed), if you feel that the slight effect of vitamin C on your cold is desirable, why not include in your regular diet some foods that are high in vitamin C. If, on the other hand, you insist on taking vitamin C for your cold, look for the cheapest available brand of U.S.P. ascorbic tablets or powder. Vitamin C is vitamin C whether it is "natural," "organic" or "synthetic." They all cost money. Why not, as I am doing, rely on your average vitamin C intake and save. More Veterinarians In Iowa Than Any State 4-H News MAPLE RIVER - The Maple River Top-Notchers 4-H Club met in the church hall with Janice Baumhover as hostess. She also led the pledges. Roll call was answered by "My favorite color and where I would like to use it." Carla Bellinghausen and Julie Gross gave demonstrations, and the meeting was adjourned by Carla. By William Rooks (Drake University Journalism Student) DES MOINES — Iowa has more veterinarians in general practice than any other state — there is no shortage as in many states — and the prospects are for more, said Dr. John Herrick, extension veterinarian at Iowa State University (ISU). Herrick said approximately 1,100 veterinarians are in active practice in Iowa and 713 of those in general practice. Both figures represent increases since 1974. Dr. E.A. Butler, state veterinarian and chief of the Division of Animal Industry, said 1,050 persons were actively practicing veterinarians in 1974 and 601 of those were in general practice — on large and small animals. There are 28 colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States, including the recent addition of schools in Tennessee, Mississippi, Florida, North Carolina and Louisiana. Many states without veterinary programs have a shortage of qualified veterinarians. More than 60 per cent of the ISU graduates begin practice in Iowa, said Herrick, and this trend applies to most other states as well. A 1974 Survey of Veterinarians compiled by the Records and Statistics Division of the Iowa Department of Health found that 246 of 847 questionnaire respondents were specializing as follows: 56 on small animals only. 36 on all species of large animals, 27 in mixed practice, three on horses only and 59 as regulatory veterinarians. Sixty-five others did not state their specialties. Comparable recent statistics were provided by Herrick, who said the number of veterinarians has "increased some but actually has stayed very constant in the last decade." In January there were more than 1,100 veterinarians in the state, 66 of whom were retired. In addition to the 713 in general practice, 71 were at the National Animal Disease Center in Ames, 100 at ISU, three at the University of Iowa, two at the Iowa Department of Health and five were city sanitarians. There also are 20 state and nine federal regulatory vets, 25 federal meat inspectors and 48 companion pet (small animal) veterinarians. ISU's College of Veterinary Medicine will expand its enrollment next fall from 100 to 120 students, and Herrick said this could create a situation in which the state has more veterinarians than needed. There are 400-500 eligible applicants each year vying for entrance to ISU's six-year program — two years pre-professional and four years professional. ISU will give preference to applications from Iowa residents — 90 of the 120 openings for next fall. Twenty-three openings are for students from "contracting" states which pay ISU $6,500 per student per year for a contracted number — Nebraska 10, South Dakota 6. North Dakota 4, and Oregon 3. The remaining seven openings are used for the prospective students from all other states. Herrick said that although there may be more money involved in a small animal practice, the majority of his students prefer the large animal practice because they work outdoors and face a greater challenge. Fred Wertman, executive secretary of the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association, said the use of veterinary clinics has been successful. Although house calls are still made occasionally, veterinarians handle many more cases because the animals are brought to them instead of the vet having to spend much of his time on the road. Arcadia Legion Auxiliary Has Meeting T\mn HtnU Ntwi Strviw ARCADIA - The Ehlers and Gerken Post No. 694 American Legion Auxiliary met Feb. 16 in the Legion Hall here. Presiding was Mrs. Rose Badding. Mrs. Joe Gorman, chaplain, led the prayer. Colors were advanced by Mrs. Lome Steinkamp and Mrs. OtmarBierl. The pillow cleaning service will be Apr. 22. Mrs. Marcella announced all members should continue collecting paper for the spring pick-up in late March. Mrs. Gorman and Mrs. Dennis Staiert were appointed to the Geils State Committee headed by Mrs. Lewis Schmitz. The new greeting cards were discussed. Several new flags for the cemetery were purchased. Lunch was served by Rose Leiting, Mrs. Wilbert Lussman and Mrs. Anna Noelck. Entertainment was furnished by Mrs. Junea Beyerink, Mrs. Otmar Bierl and Mrs. Leonard Booth. The door prize went to Mrs. Malcolm Wiebers. High Team Three Games— Bierls Parkway Furniture 2235 Kanne Construction Co 2168 Red Carpet Lounge 2131 BLOCKBUSTER LEAGUE High Ind. Single Game- Jack Fox 245 Oaryl Reiman 231 MikeSchenkelberg 213 High Ind. Three Games— ' Jack Fox 600 Denny Loew 587 Daryl Reiman 584 High Team Single Game— Map's Tavern 1022 Denny's of Carroll 1019 Walt's Wrecker Service 984 High Team Three Games- Map's Tavern 2931 Denny's of Carroll 2906 Walt's Wrecker Service 2889 Your Family Linda & Bill Rickard no deposit no return It's that slmpl». If you don't start saving, your money won't work for you. A FULL SERVICE BANK SAVINGS BANK Dedham Carroll Lannboro

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