Deaths Frank H. Letkcman BUHLER - Frank H. Letke man, 88, died at 5:50 p.m. Friday at the Sunshine nursing home here after a year's illness. Born June 21, 1883 in South Russia, he came to the Buhler community with his parents in . 1892. He married Katie Harder March 15, 1906. She died Jan. 16, 1963. He was a retired insurance agent. He was a member of the Mennonite Brethren Church. Survivors are sons, Frank Jr., Portland, Ore., Joelle, Camarillo, Calif.; daughters: Mrs. John Kohler, White City, and Mrs. Lawrence Seyb, Johnson; sister: Mrs. H. B. Ediger, 618 East 7th, Hutchinson, and six grandchildren. Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, at the church, Rev. Nick Rempel and Rev. C. F. Plett. Burial will be in the Buhler Municipal Cemetery. Friends may call 1 to 10 p.m. Sunday at the Elliott Mortuary. The! family suggests memorials the Sunshine Rest Home. Ore.; and Robert. Guymon, Okla.; sister, Mrs. Dora Hartel, Portland, Ore., 17 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Elliott Chapel. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery. Friends may call 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Arnold W. Soft PRETTY PRAIRIE - Arnold VV. Soft, 68, died Friday at the Kingman Community Hospital after an apparent heart attack. He was bom July 29, 1903, in . Pretty Prairie, and married Elma Krehbiel, June 8, 1924, at Pretty Prairie. He was a retired Wichita Boeing employe and lived in Pretty Prairie 40 years. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge, at Wichita, Wichita Consistory, and the Wichita Midian Temple. Survivors include the widow, daughters, Mrs. Helen Stamey, and Mrs. Vera Dickerson, both of Pretty Prairie; son, Gene Soft, Wichita; sister, Mrs. Martha Field, Pretty Prairie; brother, John Soft, Hutchinson; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. ' Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church; Rev. R. Herbert Bolinger. Burial will be in the Lone Star Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Livingston Funeral Home, Kingman. William W. Unruh William W. Unruh, 79. 205 North Waldron, died Saturday at South Hospital after a short illness. He was born Dec. 12, 1891, in Inman, and married Gertrude Banz, Nov. 20, I960, at Hutchinson. He was a retired farmer and lived in Hutchinson for 18 years after moving from Newton. He was a member of the First Missionary Church, at Hutchinson. Survivors include the widow, sons, Irvin W. Unruh, S c cl g- wick; Elmer Unruh, Newton; daughters, Mrs. Ida Nattier, tJ Valley Center; Miss Verna Unruh, 1707 Cone; brothers, Dave, and Julius, both of Hutchinson; Jake, Little River; sisters: Mrs. Mary Friesen, 26 Lawndale; Mrs. Amelia Schmidt, Walton; Mrs. Ann Neuenschwander, Frankfort, Ind.; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Volkland Chapel; Rev. Paul Diamond. Burial will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery. Friends may call until 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. ,»#"*, II'"""* " • Hutchinson News Sunday, Oct. 3, 1971 Pag* 30 Propose Diet Change for Diabetics (C) 197! N.Y. Times News Service SEATTLE — The American Diabetes Association has recommended that physicians encourage their diabetic patients to eat the same amount of carbohydrate foods—sugars, starches and celluloses — as Americans who are unaffected by the disease. If physicians and patients follow the association's recommendation, it will mean a major change in the rationale of treating the disease that has afflicted man since ancient times. The Association said that the recommendation to alter diabetics' diets — raising carbohydrates and thereby lowering fats — was taken to minimize the risk of diabetic patients developing hardened arteries (called arteriosclerosis), heart attacks and strokes. Though the private association's guidelines are not binding on physicians, the recommendations are likely to influence the dietary care of many of the 2.8 million known diabetics in this country. The Association said that an additional 1.6 million Americans have undetected diabetes. Tha recommendations, which recommended diabetica eat. However, many doctors have urged their diabetic patients to limit carbohydrates to about 30 per cent of the calories in their daily diet, and, thereby, eat a disproportionately larger amount of fats. Now, the Association says, a diabetic's diet like those of other Americans, can have about were made in a "special re- 45 per cent carbohydrates. Carport," were intended as a gen eral policy. Like all other general guidelines in medicine, they may have to be tailored by a physician to an individual patient's needs. Diet is a cardinal therapy for diabetes because weight reduction alone can control the disease in many — but not all- adult diabetics. Limited Carbohydrates In the past, the Association has not set limits on the amount of carbohydrates that it has bohydrates include a wide variety of sugars. Table sugar is just one of many that nature provides. The remainder of the diet should consist of fats and proteins in a ratio geared to the patient's taste and lus doctor's advice. Because the Association says that most diabetics must limit their calories each day, this means that these patients would eat less fat. Fifty years after the discovery of insulin—the hormone that among other functions controls the blood sugar level —artcrosderosis has become the major killer of diabetics. Americans now rarely die of diabetic coma because, insulin, derived inexpensively from the pancreas glands of animals, is widely available for human use. Not All Require Insulin However, not all diabetics require insulin. Doctors generally prescribe insulin injections for patients whose diabetes cannot be managed by special diet or pills. Such pills do not contain insulin, but rather other drugs that, by different pharmacologic actions, affect the blood sugar level. "There no longer appears to be any need to restrict disproportionately the intake of carbohydrates in the diet of most diabetic patients," the Association said in the current issue of Diabetes, a scientific journal that the American Diabetes Association publishes. "The average proportion of calories consumed as carbohydrate in the U.S. population as a whole approximates 45 per cent: This proportion or even higher appears to be acceptable for the usual diabetic patient as well," the report said. Dr. Edwin L. Bierman, who was chairman of the committee that wrote the report, stressed in an interview here: "For those adult diabetics treated by diet alone, the cornerstone of our recommendation is restriction of total caloric intake and it doesn't make any difference how you do it." Bierman is considered one of the nation's leading researchers on diabetes and arteriosclerosis. Deaths Elsewhere Harold A. Dinwiddie Harold A. Dinwiddie, 61, 927 East Sherman, died at 10:50 a.m. Saturday at South Hospital after a nine-month illness. Born Nov. 29, 1909 at Sylvia, he married Ruth Jones July 12, 1930 in Hutchinson. He had been shipping clerk at General Baking Company for 44 years. ... He was a member of the First Church of God and the .Moose Lodge. Survivors are the widow, of the home; sons, Walter, Independence, Mo., Robert, 47 Hal" sey, Jack, 1521 Woodlawn; and eight grandchildren. Funeral will be l p.m. Monday, Elliott Chapel, Rev Carl Owens. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends » ; may call 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday at the chapel. Mrs. Frank James Brown Mrs. Christine Brown, 91, a former Hutchinson resident, died at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Halstead nursing home after a six-week illness. Born July 8, 1880 in Russia, she came to the United States with her parents as a child. She moved to Hutchinson in 1928 from Florence. In 1958, she moved to Wichita to live with a son. .She was a member of the First Christian Church and the Royal Neighbors. Survivors are a son, Charles F., Wichita; brother, Fred : Janke, Hoisington; sister, Mrs. Hanna Deines, Great Bend; one granddaughter and two great 1 grandchildren. Funeral will be 3 p.m. Monday, Elliott Chaoel, Rev. Lee Baggett. Burial will be in Mem orial Park Cemetery, may call 10 a.m. to Sunday at the chapel 'BUD' ENJOYS pop at police station. Boy Rescued from Freeway Traffic A small boy who was spotted walking in the traffic on the Woodie Seat Freeway Saturday is a sure winner for the military- When "captured" by a passing motorist and taken to the police station, he gave out no vital information. Paul B. Pryor, 75, a former Corv/in resident, died Tuesday. Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Forest Park Cemetery, Corwin. Martin Raple, 86, Andale, died Friday. Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Anthony P. Stammen, 76, Dodge City, died Friday. Funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sacred Heart Cathedral. Burial will be In the Maple Grove Cemetery. Dewain M. Betz, 47, Bazine, died Fri- c ^urcf B ^ai tHeibefore his parents came to claim He said his name was "Bud" and he "came off the end of the bridge." The tyke, who didn't appear distressed by his predicament, was at the station a short time in the Bazine Ceemtery. Heath Allen Gerstner, four-month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin H. Gerstner, McPherson, died Friday. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will be In the McPherson Cemetery. Ervln F. Schmidt, 54, Montezuma, died Friday. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday, United Methodist Church, A/lontezuma. Burial will be in the Gospel Fellowship Cemetery, Montezuma. Lora M. Buntz, 83, Lyons, died Saturday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Crawford-Miller Mortuary. Burial will be In the Lyons Cemetery. Mrs. Robert W. (Anna) English, 90, Cimarron, died Friday. Funeral arrangements are pending. Edward E. Worswick, 55, Bushton, died Saturday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Bushlon Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Golden Belt Cemetery at Great Bend. Mrs. Ralph (Wanda) Gifford Jr., 52, Haviland, died Friday. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday, United Methodist Church, Belle Plalne. Burial will be In the Belle Plaine Cemetery. Mrs. Jim (Eva) Holliway, 69, Ashland, died Saturday. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday 1 , Christian Church. Burial will be In the Highland Cemelery. him Police officers were swamped with calls at the time and didn't get the full names of the persons. Their last name was Jones and they live near the Freeway, one officer said. The boy was taken to the sta tion by Mrs. Ivan Anderson, 402 South Maple, South Hutchinson, who was riding in a car with her brother, Torn Guilliam, Copeland. "He was right in the middle of the highway on the Arkansas River Bridge," said Mrs. Anderson, referring to the boy. "Nobody stopped. They were just going around him. It scared me to death." Mrs. Anderson said the boy didn't seem to be frightened by the heavy traffic. Youth Unhurt In Accident Near Yaggy A young motorist escaped in jury at midnight Saturday when he lost control of his car three miles west of Hutchinson on K96. He had not been identified by law enforcement officers early Sunday morning. He allegedly was trying to outrun Nickerson marshal Loy Fenton. Fenton said he pulled in behind the youth on Nickerson's Main Street when he noticed the youth driving at an excessive speed. He said he turned on his red light as he left Main Street to turn east onto K96. The youth allegedly drove at' speeds up to 85 miles per hour. A festival fa Master Masonsi? ento \, sald .°? '"i'"™ °" Cattlemen Ask Exemption On Beef Price Control "He kind of shied away from me when I got out of the car, but I thought I would at least try to get him to the sidewalk." "He kept telling me he came off the end of the bridge. I thought it'd be better to take him to the police station rather than try to find out where he lived." Mrs. Anderson said she asked the boy if he wasn't a little young to be walking by himself. "I'm three," he replied. Master Masons Plan Festival of Area 16, comprising lodges in Districts 45, 46 and 51, will be held Saturday at the Masonic Temple, Sherman and Walnut. It is under the sponsorship of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Kansas. Raymond L. Hutchinson, 1015 East 12th, is the Area 16 coordinator. Grand Master Rob- xt D. Caplinger, Effingham, will give the address at the 6 p.m.; dinner in the First Methodist j Church. A total of 20 lodges are included in the festival. Youths Picket Store Armed with carboard placards, seven Hutchinson youths picketed Fitzgerald Grocery Saturday afternoon in protest of the sentencing of Bennie L. Ferguson, 233 Shadduck. Ferguson, an 18-year-old Hutchinson Community College student, was found guilty of shoplifting from the store in a municipal court hearing Friday. He was sentenced to six months in jail. It was incorrectly reported that Ferguson was also found innocent of that charge. One of the seven who picketed the store at 8th and Plum said he felt the sentence did not fit the crime. Gene Fitzgerald testified that the youth tried to take a 20-cent package of soup from the store last June without paying for it. The teenage boys and girls paraded up and down the sidewalk carrying homemade signs. "Don't Buy Soup Here," was scrawled on one sign. Police were called to the scene but only to help direct the busy Saturday afternoon traffic in and near the Fitzgerald parking lot. Traffic was somewhat slowed down by the marchers, police said. Although the picketers drew a considerable amount of attention to the store, Fitzgerald says their intentions backfired. "I welcome these kids back anytime — they're helping my business and defeating their own cause," Fitzgerald said. He offered the picketers free refreshments but they declined. Police received a report Saturday morning from a Fitzgerald employe that someone had tossed a brick through one of the store's windows during the night. No merchandise was reported damaged. Friends 10 p.m. Virgil Vernon Hambleton Sr Virgil Vernon Hambleton Sr.,,' 58, Garden City, formerly o f Hutchinson, was killed Friday in a one-car accident in Reno County near Sterling. Born June 30, 1913, in Wash- jngton County, Okla., he moved to Hutchinson from California in February, 19S9. In August he moved to Garden City. • He was a member of the 'Methodist Church. .Survivors are sons, Virgil V. Jr., 619 East 9th, James William, Concordia, Ronald R., Victoria, Texas, and Richard, 619 East 9th; daughters, Mrs. Delma Randle, Denver, and Mrs. Betty Randle, La Junta, Colo.; a stepson, Donnie Joe Cody, Visalia, Calif.; step- danghters, Mrs. Ruth Ami Carroll, Mrs. Linda Kay Williams, and Mrs. Shirley K. Williams, all of Visalia, Calif.; parents, Mr. and Mrs. James William Hambleton, Garden City; brothers, James and Tom, Portland, the roadway into a ditch at one point, but drove back onto the road after 10 to 15 seconds. He continued on down the road without his lights, Fenton said. The marshal said he did not see the accident. He estimated he was traveling 300 or 400 j yards behind the motorist at the time. The youth's car apparently went off the right side of the road, then traveled back on the road and went into the left ditch, facing west. It was demolished. The accident was just east of Yaggy Corner. Funerals J. A. Koehler Funeral and burial for J. A Koehler, 84, Mountain Grove, Mo., a former Hutchinson resident who died Friday, was Saturday in Mountain Grove. He was a member of the Eadley Methodist Church, Hutchinson. He is survived by daughters, Mrs. Gladys Morris, Sacramento, Calif.; Chlodine Frost, Mountain Grove; Merry Belle Strunk, Norwood, Mb,; and sons Hugh Koehler, S i 1 o a m Springs, Ark., and Jay Koehler, Sacramento, Calif. Mrs. Edwin J. Goeruig PRETTY PRAIRIE - Funeral for Mrs. Hilda Goering, who died Friday, will be Monday at 2 p.m. at the Pretty Prairie Mennonite Church, Rev. Peter Voran. Burial will be in the Pretty Prairie Mennonite Ceme tery. Friends may call until I p.m. Sunday at the Volkland's Funeral Home, Hutchinson. By DON KENDALL AP Farm Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - The Nixon administration is giving serious thought to a proposal by the American National Cattlemen's Association for ex empting wholesale beef prices from Phase 2 economic control later this year. Both wholesale and retail prices are pegged under the current 90-day freeze order which ends Nov. 13. The ANCA says wholesale prices for carcass beef need to be exempted so seasonal price adjustments can be made. Surveyors Meet in Hutchinson PICKETS protest sentencing of friend. Found Delinquent On LSD Charge Juvenile Judge E. Victor Wilson has declared delinquent a 17-year-old charged with selling LSD at the "Back to the Land" rock concert July 7 near Partridge. Judge Wilson said he made the decision because the sale of LSD is a felony. In court the Hutchinson youth, whose testimony was supported by three friends, said he was swimming in the pond at the recreational area at the time of the alleged offenses. KBI agents testified the seller pulled the LSD tablets from his pocket, but the defendant and his friends claimed the defendant was wearing swimming trunks which had no pockets. A disposition hearing was set for 1:30 p.m. Thursday., at which time Judge Wilson said he might release the juvenile 's name. Gene Sickmon, 109 East 13th was elected secretary-treasurer Saturday of the Kansas Society of Land Surveyors. About 30 municipal and private surveyors met at the Hilton for the group's 12th annual meeting. Other new officers are Bill Shaffer, Overland Park, president; Carl Paden, Topeka, vice president; William Klassen, 17 17 Crestview, and William Gregg, Topeka, directors. Holdover directors are G. W. Kelley, 320 East 13th, Eugene Haas, 28 Sunset, Shubert Lee and Richard Kingman, Topeka. The outgoing president is Lewis C. Boyd, Newton. Speakers at the meeting were Hutchinson city planner Richard Hansen, realtor Terry Messing, attorney Lane Cronhardt, engineer Ralph Smith, and abstractor Merv Hartke. The five later formed a panel to discuss the interrelationships of their occupations. In the afternoon, the surveyors attended a show at the Planetarium and conducted a business meeting. Fred Conger, manager of KWBW radio, was dinner speaker. Transcript Hospitals NORTH HOSPITAL BIRTHS Girl—Mr. and Mrs. Robert Simpson, 101 West 22nd, Friday. Boys—Mr. and Mrs. Chester Evans, 220 West «th, Friday. Mr. and Mrs. William Girard, Nickerson, Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Kendrick Pipkin, 1707 East Blanch ard, Saturday. Ambulance Call :05 a.m. 1200 block Forrest, of raw agricultural including livestock, the Prices products, are not included in order. C. W. McMillan, ANCA vice president, says the White House understands the situation and that the Agriculture Department is "sympathetic but noncommittal" on the proposal. W. D. Farr, Greeley, Colo., association president, explains it this way: Traditionally in the spring consumers turn from winter pot roasts and brown gravy to summertime steaks. The hot weather barbecue market is a large factor. Steaks come from the hindquarter of a beef carcass. With the larger demand, wholesale prices for hindquar During the summer, Farr said, supermarkets offered pot freeze' roast at bargains of 49 to 59 cents a pound. Now, under nor ma! conditions, they would be increased to around 69 cents. About 10 cents would be taken off steak prices and put on pot roasts, he said. Plant Tree At Center County commissioners a n cl other officials are hopeful local civic clubs will follow the example of the Soroptomist Club. Club members will plant a tree at 10 a.m. Monday on the lawn of the new city-county law enforcement center west of the courthouse. Police and sheriff's officers are tentatively scheduled to move info the building the week- Farr said a change in the, en d of Oct. 23 and 24. of the price deficiencies confronting the industry. Production Increasing Looking ahead, Farr says cattlemen are continuing to in crease production at a gradual, sustained rate and that the consumer can expect ample supplies. Prospects for a record crop ters go tip during the summer, j of corn and other feed this year The forequarter, with its pot' will help assure more beef in roasts, decines in price. ;the future, he said. There is Then when school starts in the fall, the demand drops for steak and rises for pot roasts. Wholesale prices are adjusted accordingly. Consumers wind up paying more for forequarter roasts and less for steaks. The current freeze, however, has resulted in meat packers and supermarkets being unable to make the adjustments, with the result that demand for forequarter meat is draining supplies while supplies of steaks and other loin cuts are mounting. , The result, Farr said in an interview, is a Iower-than-nor- mal price for the entire beef carcass, which means less money for the cattle feeder. Farr says the wholesale price could be allowed to rise and fall to compensate for the seasonal demand without affecting the entire carcass price. little likelihood the huge feed supply will result in price breaks for the cattle market although feeders may market somewhat heavier animals later on. Another factor in the near future is the restocking of southwest cattle herds, depleted by drought for more than a year. But rains in recent months have brought back the grass, Cathy Raff use Cheerleader Cathy Raguse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Raguse, 604 East 14th, has been selected as a cheerleader at St. John's College, Winfield. Double elimination tryouts were held before the college student body. Miss Raguse is a sophomore in teacher training. Invited to be on hand for the tree planting are county commissioners, City Manager George Pyle, Mayor David Mackey, Sheriff Charles Heidebrecht and Police Chief Bob Adams. Ruth Singletary, 1101 North Washington, is Soroptomist Club president. Jayeees Schedule Wire Traders Meet KINSLEY - Midway Jayeees will hold their 6th semi-annual Wire Traders Festival beginning at 7 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10 at the Edwards County 4-H Building in Kinsley. Wire, insulators, dated nails, bottles, coins and ceramics displays will be set up. Tables for displays can be reserved by contacting Kenny Kuhn, 315 Briggs, Kinsley. Liquor Store Is Burglarized Ray's Retail Liquor Store, 3002 North Plum, was burglarized Friday night, police report. Four bottles of liquor valued at $92 are reported missing. The building was entered by smashing a plate glass window. OCt. 1- Slck call 9a.m.—North Hospital to airport. Trans fer. 9:03 a.m.—500 block East 6th. Sick ca il p.m.—600 block West 14th to McPherson. Transfer. Traffic Accidents Oct. 1— 1:26 p.m. 300 Block North Severance. Allen Harold Daniel, 17, 509 East Bigger, and John E. Robertson, 23, 1122 East A. Daniel charged with following too closely. 1:50 p.m.—First block South Main Douglas G. Harper, 19, 502 West 1st, and Jerry 1 L. Pebley, 27, Great Bend Harper charged with following too closely. 1:33 p.m.—900 block East 4th. Gregory A. Krehbiel, 23, Hesston, and Carl E, Williams, 59, S01 North Hendricks. Krehbiel received cut to nose, not treated, charged with following too closely, passenger, Elaine K. Krehbiel, 24, Hesston received undetermined back ln|ury, not treated. Vera Williams, 47, 501 North Hendricks, complained of back pains, not treated. 9:4* p.m.—700 block North Plum. Linda K. Parish, 16, 2307 North Van Buren, received cuts to head, not treated, charged with careless driving after her vehicle ran off roadway and struck a utility pole owned by K. Pandl, 200 West 2nd. 10:2* p.m—2300 block North Main. Charles O. Zimmerman, IB, 1100 West 15th, and James H. Lay, 33, 1719 North Adams. Zimmerman charged with careless driving. Where's the Fire? Oct. 1—9:09 a.m. 523 North Star. Steam on siding mistaken for smoke. No fire. 6:47 p.m.—Trash In truck bed. • (Hutchinson News-UPI Telephoto) GHOSTLY RIDE — It's a little early for Halloween, but this fellow is merely riding around the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil, trying to 'spook* drivers into driving more safely. He's an employe of the Sao Paulo traffic department which is conducting a safety campaign.
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