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March 20, 1936

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 10

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TEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MARCH 20 1936 SAYS DIET CAN University Doctor Declares Many Children Deficient in Vitamin A. IOWA CITY, W)--A corrected -'diet to eliminate a deficiency in vi. tamin A, would probably prevent . many of .the common colds,.among . school children, according to Dr. Philip C. Jeans of the University of Iowa Children's hospital. Tests made under Dr. Jeans' direction in the hospital laboratory revealed that more than 50 per per cent of Iowa school children have a vitamin A deficiency. It is this vitamin which provides resistance to colds and all respiratory infections. The study revealed that farm children are less susceptible to colds and other infections of the respiratory tract, probably because of larger amounts of dairy products in their diet. Deficiency Is Varied. Only 26 per cent of farm children tested showed a vitamin A deficiency. The percentage ranged to S3 per cent for village children, and to 79 for those of the lower economic levels in cities. The tests were made with a photometer, a simple 'electric apparatus, which registers the eyesight in darkness. The testing technique was devised here when physicians learned that "night blindness," is the result of vitamin A deficiency. The photometer consists of an electric light bulb at the end of a metal tube, an iris diaphrem for regulating the amount of light to be admitted through' the tube, and a metal disk with holes punched in it. In Lighted Room. The photometer was used to measure eyesight after the subjects of the experiment had been seated for five minutes in a brightly lighted room. Lights in the room were extinguished after the five minute period, and the children looked into the photometer and . were told to count the light spots on the metal disk. The amount of light required at the opposite end to permit each subject to see the light spots was recorded. Dr. Jeans explained that night blindness is related to vitamin A deficiency because of a substance called "visual purple" in the retina of the eyes. This substance aids in seeing in the dark, but degenerates almost instantly when light strikes it. It reforms in darkness only if a sufficient amount of vitamin A is present. Finance Plan Offered for Building House on Golf Club Near Osage OSAGE--At a meeting Wednesday evening of the board of directors of Sunny Brae golf course, two agreements were drawn up in regard to building a. club house and these are to be submitted to members of the club to finance the project. The plan is to have a closed corporation of $5,000 capital stock, making 50 stock memberships of ?100 each in the. corporation. The clubhouse, according to the present plans, will be erected just east of the No. 1 green, on the edge of the timber and nestling in the hillside where the views of the course, the river and the bluff are most beautiful. The building will lave considerable floor space in addition to a spacious porch and will be equipped with shower baths, lockers and a kitchen adequate for serving large dinner parties. The locker rooms at one side will be built of natural limestone. A change will necessarily be made in the green numbers; No. 2 green will become No. 1 and No. 1 will become No. 9. Actual building will be started as soon as the stock is subscribed and it is expected the clubhouse will be ready for use within the next few months. Algona Officers Probe Four More Burglaries ALGONA -- Local authorities started an investigation Thursday, following four more robberies in Algona. Officials believe local persons are responsible. Sometime Wednesday night the Gamble store, hotel .barbershop, permanent wave shop were entered and the windows at the Coryeil oil station across the street were broken. The theft was discovered Thursday morning when a secondhand auto radio was missing and $5 in change from the Gamble store. Nothing was obtained from the beauty shop but 55 and pennies were taken from the barbershop. This is the seventh robbery in the past few days. Corwith O.E.S. Holds School of Instruction CORWITH--A school of instruction for members of Paradise chapter No. 384, Order of Eastern Star, was held Wednesday by Mrs. Frances Hakes of Laurens, instructor for district No. 2, O. E. S. of Iowa. Mrs. Mary H. S Johnston of Humboldt, grand treasurer, O. E. S. of Iowa, was a guest. A dinner was served in the Methodist church dining hall by the Dorcas circle of the Ladies' Aid. Initiatory work was held in the evening. Guests were present from chapters at Eagle Grove, Humboldt, Kanawha and Renwick. Home From Hospital. LYLE, Minn.--Mrs. Bob Dunn returned home Wednesday from St. Olaf hospital, where she underwent an appendicitis operation ten days Ice Jams, Not on the River but on Main Street! Chunks of ice, floating down the street In Topsham, Me., make passage from house to house a case or leap and jump. It all resulted when the Androscoggin river overflowed. Rites for Sandwick, Victim of Explosion, Held at Forest City FOREST. CITY--Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon for Merlin Sandwick at the W. H. Drewes' home and at the First M. E. church at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. H. O. Ward. Burial was made in Oakwood cemetery. Merlin Sandwick, 24, brother of Mrs. W. H. Drewes and Otis Sandwick of this city, died Saturday night at the hospital in Starbuck, Minn., following an illness of four weeks. He suffered severe freezing of his hands and feet and several parts of his body while attempting to walk a mile to his home near Hancock. His relatives accompanied the body to Forest City Tuesday night. Mitchell County Takes in $650 for Licenses on Tracks in Campaign OSAGE--Four state .patrolmen, lichard Hahl, Mark FlannTgan, Herert Jennings and James Macholz, have been helping in Mitchell county with Iowa's war on Minnesota rucks. These men have been work- ng on highway 218 and $650 has ieen taken in at the county treas- irer's officfe for licenses for trucks. t is estimated that $17,000 worth if industrial truckers' licenses had ieen sent from Mitchell county to Des Moines during the last three :ays. Most of these big truckers pre- er to buy the Iowa double "0" li- :enses in Des Moines rather than the .he "66" licenses of thi scounty. A dozen or so Iowa drivers have been irought into justice court here. Gale Ktast was before Justice Donald P. Chehock charged with having a load in excess of his permit. He was fined 150 and costs but the fine was esus- ended on the condition that he buy proper license. Brown Is Father of Girl Borne by Wife of Brother-m-Law ATLANTIC, UP)--A. ruling by District Court Judge Grover W. 3rown holds that William Gutten- 'elder, retired Atlantic farmer, is fie father of a girl born in 1933 to Mrs. George lebsen, his brother-in- aw's wife. Judge Brown ruled Thursday that Guttenfelder must pay the $10,000 settlement agreed upon in 1933 for he child's support. Guttenfelder had sued tq set aside the settlement on grounds that the lebsens had ob- ained it by fraud. Guttenfelder testified at the hear- ng that he had lived with the leb- ens in 1932, but he denied having [licit relations with Mrs. lebsen. The lebsens testified Guttenfelder was the.child's father. Dr. H. M. Eisler, Des Moines path- ilogist, testified that blood tests in- [icated to him the child's parent was not lebsen. It was one of the first ases in Iowa in which testimony on ilood groupings has been accepted n determining paternity of chil- ren. Mrs. Miller, Formerly of Spillville, Buried SPILLVILLE--Funeral services were held Thursday morning at "·lover for Mrs. Jake Miller, 76. Minnie Herold was born on a arm near Spillville in 1860. She was married to Jake Miller about i2 years ago. They made their lome in SpillvUle for seven years, after which they moved to Plover. Ten children were born to this union, Mrs. Mathilda Eihlers, Es- herville; Mrs. Elizabeth Brownly, Mallard; Mrs. Regina Busch, Maon City; Eleanore, Cedar Rapids; Wilma, Milwaukee; Charles, Chica"o; Joseph, Nebraska; Homer, Mus- atine; Jake, an infant son, and her husband, five brothers and hree sisters preceded her in death. Two brothers. Clemence of Spillville and Fred at Oelwein, also urvive. Second Jury Trial in Gamer Opens; Kanawha Woman Given Divorce GARNER--The first jury, trial, Niesz vs. Stiniker, based on a landlord's writ of attachment, started Tuesday and the jury reported early Thursday in favor of the defendant, after being out 11 hours. Frank W. Senneff, Britt and Garner attorney, represented the defendant and W. D. Daly, county attorney, the plaintiff. A second jury trial opened Thursday, L. C. Beaumont vs. Ray- £'"' mond Rapp, in which the plaintiff | is seeking to collect for legal services. H. C. Meyer, Britt, and Attorney Uhlenhopp of Hampton are representing Mr. Beaumont, and John Hammill, Britt, is representing the defendant. Mrs. Tillie Evans of Kanawha was granted a divorce from Leonard Evans. The decree was granted after allegations of desertion were upheld. Mrs. Evans was given the custody of two children and was awarded ?1,500 alimony. Suffers Infection in Foot. JOICE--Miss Walstad, local primary school teacher, is suffering from infection in her foot and is unable to teach.' Mrs; Kermit Paulson is teaching in her place and Miss Minnie Calgaard is taking care of the Paulson houhehold. lowan Makes Good on Threat to "Jump in River;" Is Drowned · CEDAR FALLS, UP)--The body of George Kent, '66, Cedar Falls, was found in a backwater pond Thursday by officials. Coroner Sidney D. Smith said death was by drowning, apparently suicide. Kent, who bad been in poor health and unable to get regular employment, told his landlady Wednesday morning he was going to "jump in the river," but she paid little attention to the remark. When he failed to return home Wednesday night, she notified authorities. J. P. Petersen, chief of police, recalled seeing a coatless man bending over, the pond in the park, apparently to wash his hands. A search revealed Kent's body. Auto Stolen From Near Jail Found Near Another HAMPTON--The unknown person who Tuesday evening stole a Chevrolet sedan belonging to O. O. Ladwig did not lack nerve. When taken, the car was parked at the Methodist church across the street from the county jail. When found the next day it was parked near the jail at Iowa Falls. GALL FOR BIDS ON ROAD JOBS State Highway Commission Plans 15 Miles Paving and 2 Bridges. AMES, C3J--The state highway commission Friday called for bids to be opened March 31 on 15 miles of paving, two bridges, one railroad overpass and a variety of grading and'graveling projects. The projects include: Paving: Clayton-Delaware--8.2 miles on highway 10 from Strawberry Point to Edgewood. Delaware--0.3 mile on highway 20 in Manchester, reconstruction. Johnson--0.4 mile on highway 1 in Iowa City, reconstruction. Johnson--0.3 mile on highway 6 in Iowa City, reconstruction. Monroe--0.7 mile on highway 34 in Albia. Osceola--5.2 miles on highway 9 from Sibley west. ' Bridges and Culverts: Clayton-Delaware--28 culverts on highway 10 between Strawberry Point and Edgewood. Davis--One bridge on secondary road south of Bloomfield. Hardin--One bridge on relocation on highway 175 from highway 65 west. Iowa -- One overpass, approach paving and temporary detour on highway 6 at C. M. St. P. and P. railroad crossing east of Homestead. Osceola--11 culverts on highway 9 from Sibley west. Poweshiek--Seven culverts on secondary road along south sides S P E C I A L LAST DAY SATURDAY A 3 5 V CHARLES of the RITZ REJUVENESCENCE CREAM ·oo Brings youth to tired faces .. makes your skin as fresh and dewy as a lovelychild's. EXCLUSIVE WITH The Merkel Co. of section 1, 2 and 3 e'ast of section 25, Jefferson township. Grading: Black Hawk--0.2 mile on secondary road between section 3 and 4. Franklin--0.5 mile on secondary road in section 20 at C. R. I. and P. railroad crossing. Franklin-Wright--0.3 mile on secondary road on east line of section 36 at C. G. W. railroad crossing. Hardin--0.2 mile on secondary road between sections 19 and 20 at M. and St. L. railroad overpass. Hardin--0.2 mile on secondary road in section 31 at M. and St. L. railroad overpass. Put on Koof of Gym. KIESTER--The Peterson Rooting company of Mason City put on the roof of the r.ew gymnasium. Mrs. Linebarger, 58, Wife of Businessman at Clarion, Succumbs CLARION--Mrs. George Linebarger, 58, one of Clarion's prominent women, died late Thursday afternoon after a lingering illness. She leaves her husband, George Linebarger, leading business man here; her father, E. B. Callender, Wright county pioneer who has held several public offices in the county, a brother, E. B. Callender of Estherville, and several nieces and nephews. Plans for her funeral services probably will be made Friday. Dr. Edwards Heads ·· T. B. Association FORT DODGE, I/F) -- The Iowa Tuberculosis association elected Dr. J. A. Edwards, superintendent of the state sanatorium at Oakdale, president at the close of its convention here. Mrs. F. E. Whitley of Webster City was named vice president. ght a Cold ? 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