Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on March 26, 1976 · Page 38
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 38

Carroll, Iowa
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Friday, March 26, 1976
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Area Mail Processing at Carroll Post Office The past year has seen some changes in the operation of the Carroll post office and the associate offices supplied out of the local office, according to Postmaster Wayne L. Daniels. Heretofore, mail was worked at the office where mailed to the maximum degree possible according to the volume, Daniels explained. Last summer, Area Mail Processing was started at the Carroll post office. Under this process, the mail is still postmarked at the mailing office except for that mailed just before closing time. The mail is then sent to Little Flower Club Started 43 Years Ago The Little Flower Study Club has continued its thrust of past years to inform and instruct its members. This year the club is seeking varied programs of a religious nature. The club began 43 years ago as a religiously-oriented study club. It was founded in 1933 by a group of the Catholic Daughters of America. Eight women were present at the first regular meeting. The program was a study of the life of St. Therese of the Little Flower. The club was named after St. Therese and she was chosen as the club's patron saint. The club members encompass a variety of interests and life styles. The programs try to contribute to the stimulation and enrichment of each member and the success of the club as a whole. The meetings are held the fourth Monday of each month. They feature an inspirational message as well as a scheduled program. The responsibility for the program lies with the membership. This year the Rev. Thomas Topf spoke to the organization on the Eucharist. At Christmastime the club sends gifts to the Korean children through the Holt Agency. Officers are elected in May of each year, The current president is Mrs. Colette Bock. There are 21 active members in the club. be worked at the Carroll office. The postal service is obligated to work an employe for a minimum of two hours. If the office is not large enough to warrant a full-time employe, that office employs a "part-time flexible," who is on call to work as needed. In some of the offices the volume of work was more than could be handled by one person but was not enough to keep two persons gainfully employed, and by sending the mail into Carroll it eliminated this problem, Daniels said. The Carroll office borrows Times Herald, Carroll, la. m Friday, March 26, 1976 1 these employesand by "so doing, can eliminate the loss of manpower. The Carroll office employs 32 persons. Vacancies are filled from a Civil Service roster, established by taking the examinations which are open to anyone over 18 years old, regardless of sex, color or creed. At the present time one woman is employed at the Carroll office, but many of the employes borrowed from other offices are women, Daniels said. In mid-January, the Bulk Mail Center at Des Moines was activated. Postmaster Daniels described this plant as a ''highly mechanized facility" where mail is sorted by use of a coding machine. An operator reads the ZIP Code and punches appropriate keys which sends the parcel on a belt to a tray. The tray also is coded at the time the operator pushes the key's. When the tray reaches the point coded the tray tips and allows the parcel to slide down a chute into the correct bin for sacking or into the correct combitainer. Those offices which have This condominium offers a new concept in housing/Apartments in the buildings may be purchased for the convenience of apartment living, said David O'Leary, president of the Erinvale Corp. Badding Construction Co. and Erinvale built the condominium. There are six apartments in the building. Two more buildings with five apartments each are planned for construction this summer, O'Leary said. Golden Circle in 2nd Decade The Golden Circle is a social organization providing comradeship for men and women' in the Carroll area. The club is in its second decade of providing activities for persons in their "golden years," age 50 and older. About 65 members, both couples and single persons belong to the club, which is non-sectarian. While some members are retired, others are still acuve in their occupations. It meets in the Golden Circle clubrooms at the OutReach Center of Community Opportunitites, Inc., east on U.S. 30. Pinochle games are in session on Monday and Friday nights. Euchre is played on Wednesday 'nights., General meetings are every Saturday night and also feature pinochle. Lunch is served at each event and occasionally there are potluck dinners. New officers for 1976 are Mrs. Vincent Ricke, president; Mrs. John Vanderheiden, vice president; Mrs. Frank Bellinghausen, secretary; Mrs. Victor Wernimont, treasurer, and Mrs. Winifred Conley, board member. LOVE HUMANS MORE HALIFAX (AP) — Anyone planning to become a veterinarian because he likes animals better than persons, should forget it, says Dr. Carl Osborne of the University of Minnesota. The animal specialist said veterinarians should communicate closely with animal owners about their animals. BUST PRESENTED WASHINGTON (AP) - A bronze bust of Henry A. Wallace by Jo Davidson, marking the 35th anniversary of Wallace's inauguration as vice president of the United States, has been placed on view by the National Portrait Gallery. It was a gift from Wallace's daughter, Mrs'. Jean Douglas of Washington. CORNERSTONE OPENED LONGBEACH, Calif. (AP) — When the cornerstone for Long Beach's municipal auditorium was uncovered its contents disclosed the cost of living in 1931 wasn't costly. Butter sold at 32 cents a pound, a two-pound loaf of bread cost only 7 cents and a woman could get a permanent for $2.98. The big movie at the time was "Cimarron," starring Richard Dix and Irene Dunne. Businesses become a product of their association with good people! i We treasure our association with the good people of CARROLL! You See, You are Practical Buyers of These Famous Name Products We Sell and Service: • Skuttle Power Humidifier With fingertip humidity control Gutters for Residential and Commercial LENNOX And GENERAL ELECTRIC Heating and Air Conditioning Systems Middendorf Sheet Metal Inc. 210 East 5th Street Where Experience and Quality Are Combined To Give You The Very Best! facilities which will accommodate the unloading of the combitainers receive their parcels in them instead of sacks. The Carroll post office will accommodate the combitainers and all parcels sent to the Bulk Mail Center from Carroll are sent back in the combitainers. The postmaster reported that a number of tours of the post office have been conducted for groups from schools, youth organizations and adult groups. "We welcome the opportunity to allow people to tour the facility," he said. Legion Unit Helps Vets, Families Each year the Maurice Dunn Unit No. 7, American Legion Auxiliary participates in several service projects, educational programs and contests. This past year the auxiliary helped a,deceased veteran's family at Christmas with a cash donation. They also sent a donation to the child welfare memorial in memory of a deceased member. The auxiliary sent 50 tray favors to the Glenwood State-Hospital School at Christmas. The annual poppy donation drive financed gifts for friends or relatives of veterans' hospital patients. , Other Christmas projects accomplished this year included a contribution to the annual Christmas Gift Shop program of the Iowa Department in which clothing and other items are made available to patients in veterans' hospitals. The unit sent Jolene Heinrichs, daughter of the LeRoy Heinrichs, Carroll, to Girls State in 1975. Members helped the Legionn'aires with the Hunter's Breakfast on Nov. 8, and a Halloween party. Other events in the year included honoring Veterans' Day on Nov. 11, and the American Legion's birthday on March 15. All of these activities are aimed at helping the veteran and his family. BEN PICKED ROADS PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Some of the earliest advances in the art of road building in the United States were achieved by Benjamin Franklin while he served as postmaster general. Franklin himself, says the National Automobile Club, surveyed and selected new road sites that would improve postal service. In 1763, for instance, he surveyed, charted and marked with milestones the Boston Post Road that now forms part of U.S. Highway 1. •-sun Photo L6WELL GRAHAM, foreground and Mark Olson, both of Boone painted the outside of the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company station, while the building was being remodeled in March. Extensive remodeling was done on the inside and painting on the outside. Air conditioning also was installed. Harvey Fleshner, Carroll agent, said the depot was "getting pretty well run down." The depot was built in 1897 for $40,000. Scout Council to Meet Here on April 26 On April 26 the Carroll Girl Scout leaders will host the annual meeting of the Lakota Girl Scout Council. Leaders from 14 counties in northwest Iowa will attend. The Carroll Girl Scouts are again conducting their annual cookie sales this year. The sale began in March and the cookies will be delivered in DOGS AND PEOPLE FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Dogs suffer many of the same diseases as people, including arthritis, heart diseases, dietetic and kidney problems. They also suffer ailments of old age and have bones broken, need corrective surgery and specialized treatment. Many pet hospitals today are as modern and up-to-date as hospitals for humans. When a dog enters a veterinary hospital for an exmination, it can be given blood tests and X-rays as needed, sometimes even a dental checkup, but cavities are rare among dogs. Dr. Eddie Gunner, a Fresno veterinarian, says many of the same surgical instruments as well as drugs are used to treat a dog's illness as are used for humans. May. The Cadettes and Brownies had summer camp in June. About 135 Brownies and 70 Cadettes attended the camp at Swan Lake. In October the scouts conducted a calendar sale. Other activities included roller skating parties, open bowling and swimming, and the trip to Mexico. A Fun-Fare for dads and daughters was held on March 14 in honor of Girl Scout Week. In February the camp directors and business manager met to set up the summer camp. Progress for Carroll Supply Carroll Supply Co ; is "continually growing arid taking oh new lines," Manager Robert Calvert reported in discussing the progress of the firm located near the junctions of U.-S. 71 and 30. The company wholesales plumbing, heating and air conditioning supplies. The territory served by Carroll Supply Co. covers a 60-mile radius, and is traveled by Gene Eifler. Other employes are Al Daniels, Ray Daniels and Allen Weber. The business building was constructed on its hillside site about 12 years ago. New Topic for Newman Study Club Newman Study Club, through the years since it was organized here in 1916, has focused its programs on religion, politics, literature and music, presented through book reviews, guest artists and speakers. For the 1976 program year, the clubwomen asked Terrence Sexton, chairman of the Kuemper High School English department, to advise them and to formulate a frame of references which would provide for more cohesive study and encourage more discussion and participation. The theme of this year's program is "Universal Aspects of the Human Condition in Contemporary Society." Each program explores aspects of contemporary mores, art forms, philosophies and ideologies. Mrs. Phil Poland and Mrs. Sexton selected the readings, advised by Mr. Sexton. Officers for the year are Mrs. David Collison, president; Mrs. Cletus Wind- schitl, vice president; Mrs. William Polking, secretary; and Mrs. Orville Murphy, treasurer. Your Doctor and Registered Pharmacist Your doctor prescribes medicines, and we fill his orders exactly. Years of study and training, years of experience and dedication, these are the extra ingredients that go into prescriptions we fill for you. We not only carefully compound the ingredients in your prescription, we make doubly sure every ingredient is of the highest quality. Our many years in this community and our dedication to the cause of better health provide the basis for your doctor and registered pharmacist's deep personal interest in the well-being of you and your family. Trust the team for better health — your doctor and registered pharmacist. , -. Phone 792-4972 PRESCRIPTION Sffiffi CENTER PHARMACY DON JONES KENEBERT Carroll

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