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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 8

Carroll, Iowa
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Friday, July 12, 1974
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Iowa Executive Urges Better System for Rehabilitating Alcoholics By Harrison Weber (Iowa Daily Press Association) DES MOINES - One out of 15 people who drink are — or will become — alcoholics. Once an alcoholic, the chance of recovery is one in four. William Plymat is bent on changing those statistics. A formidable task, yes. But William Plymat is no ordinary individual. He was a co-founder, in 1944, of Preferred Risk Mutual Insurance Company in Des Moines which pioneered in writing automobile insurance for the non-drinking driver. Today, the 63-year-old Plymat, who has a law degree, is chairman of the board of Preferred Risk. Plymat has long been active in local, state and national organizations keyed at preventing alcoholism. He currently is president of the American Council on Alcohol Problems and as a state senator has been a leading spokesman for the "drys" in the Iowa Legislature. Although he has a strong personal belief in total Times Herald, Carroll, la. Q , . ,. • Friday, July 12, 1974 O ,,. , abstinence, his views on ; ; blindness Church Services ST. ROSE OF LIMA CHURCH Denison, Iowa Rev. Lloyd W. White. Pastor Masses— Saturday Evening Mass — 8 p.m. Sunday Masses — 8 and 10 a.m. Evening Mass Before a Holy Day— 8p.m. Holy Day Masses — 8 and 10 a.m. Confessions— Saturdays and Before Holy Days — 4 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. Before First Fridays — 7 to 8 p.m. ASCENSION LUTHERAN CHURCH South Fifth Avenue Coon Rapids, Iowa Sunday— 9:15 a.m. — Sunday School 10:30 p.m. — Worship Service Thursday— 7:30 p.m. — Rebecca and Faith Circles will meet for Bible Study at the church with Helen Bull as leader and Linda Piller as hostess. GLIDDEN FRIENDS CHURCH Where the Gospel is Preached. Glidden, Iowa Earl Loudenback, Pastor Sunday— 9:45 a.m. Sunday School 10:45 a.m. Worship Service A tf eVome to all FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1620 N.Adams Ernest W. Larson, Minister Mrs. Bruce Fuller, Church Secretary Sunday— 8:45 a. m. Church School 10:00 a.m. "Golden Rule Living", Rev. Larson 11:00 a.m. Reception for Rev. and Mrs. Larson HOLY SPIRIT PARISH Carroll, Iowa Rt. Rev. Msgr. Leo F. Lenz, V.F. Pastor Revs. Edmund Tiedeman and Bruce LeFebvre, Assistant Pastors Sunday Masses— 6,8,10 a.m. and noon Daily Masses— 6:30,7:15 and8:00a.m. Saturday Masses— 6:30, 7:15, 8:00 a.m. — Saturday Mass 7:00 p.m. (will fulfill Sunday obligation) SACRED HEART CHURCH Templeton, Iowa ,Rev. Eugene Schumacher & Rev. Paul Roder Masses- Saturday Evening Mass — 7:30p.m. Sunday Mass —9:00 a.m. Evening Mass Before a Holy Day —7:30 p.m. Holy Day Mass — 9:00 a.m. Weekday Mass —8:00 a.m. Confessions — Before all Masses alcoholism are not provincial. In fact, through his diligent research he has become something of an expert on the subject. This is borne out by the trip Plymat will take next week to Europe where he will address the International Seminar on Alcohol and Narcotics Policy at Helsinki, Finland. Some 2,000 people are expected to be in attendance. Plyrnat's message is that ST. LAWRENCE CHURCH 1607 North West Street Carroll, Iowa Rt. Rev. Msgr. Henry B. Karhoff, Pastor Re v. James Assistant Pastor R. Smith, Weekday Masses— Saturday — 6:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday — 6:30, 8:30a.m.and7;00p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, the time has come to pull together all the research on alcoholism and perfect a better system for rehabilitating the alcoholic. He has some interesting observations about alcoholics. One problem is finding the nature of the disease. Is it caused by one factor, or many factors? Some psychiatrists, according to Plymat, view the problem as simply a neurotic, psychotic or personality maladjustment. At the other end of the spectrum, are those who view the problem as a metabolic one, or one involved with purely physical causes having to do with genetic origin, family traits, hormonal elements, liver differences, hypothalamus differences, and abilities having to do with the metabolizing of glucose in the body. "There seems to be a sort of Here are a few: —The incidence of color in alcoholics is greater than in the general population. —Blood group "A" is found in alcoholics more often than in the general population. —A disproportionately high percentage of alcoholics are unable to taste the chemical phenolthiocarbimide. —Alcoholics in contrast to nonalcoholics showed abnormalities in adrenal gland function, regulation of blood pressure, and metabolism of glucose. —Two enzymes produced in the liver were found to be at different levels in the case of alcoholics in contrast to nonalcoholics. —Alcoholics break down one amino acid to one abnormal end product and nonalcoholics bread the acid down to a normal end product. Plymat is indeed intrigued by the alcoholism treatment program at Seattle. Therapy at the Shadel Hospital stems from an interest in alcoholism by Los Angeles Businessman Patrick J. Frawley Jr., who claims to have spent $5 million in developing programs and centers at Fort Worth, Los Angeles and Seattle. "Frawley has a multitude of unusual hypothesis in the field that relate to the physical susceptibility of persons to alcohol addiction because of their genetic origin, etc. I believe these are worthy of extensive investigation and research, but I recognize that it may be quite some time before we are able to secure investigation of these hypotheses due to the resistance of persons committed to other ideas and therapies," Plymat said. As a former member of the state commission on alcoholism, Plymat has expressed a keen interest in trying new techniques in rehabilitating alcoholics. In fiscal 1973, he points out, the Harrison Treatment Center for Alcoholics in Des Moines admitted 1,623 patient. Of these, 447 were new' admissions. They may have been seen previously in other hospitals, but they were new to the Harrison Center. The rest, 1,076 were re-admissions. Of these, 274 were second admissions, 162 were third admissions, 118 were fourth admissions, and 514 were fifth or more. There is a sharp contrast between this record, Plymat notes emphatically, and that of the Schick Shadel Hospital in Seattle which uses "aversion therapy." The Seattle hospital, according to Plymat, claims that in the neighborhood of 60 per cent of its patients have not had a drink within the period oftour years after their treatment. The Des Moines insurance executive is hopeful that a special 20-member task force may come up with some answers to this perplexing problem. The task force, headed by South Carolina Governor John West, is an outgrowth of a new federal-state alliance that has been formed to help advance national awareness of the scope and seriousness of this country's alcohol-related problems and to help develop programs for combating and helping prevent the problems that arise from alcohol use. MEMORIAL GIFTS The American Cancer Society has received gifts in memory of Louis W. Drees of Carroll and John Owen Reilly of New York City. The gifts were reported Friday by Mrs. C. E. Mcllvain of Carroll, memorials chairman for the Carroll County chapter. SWAMP BEHIND, HELL AHEAD 'GATOR COMING SOON July 17 to 20th CARROLL DRIVE-IN Friday — 6:30,7:30,8:30 a. m. war between theorists in these Sunday and Holy Day Masses— 7:00, 8:30, 10:00 and 11:30 a.m. First Friday— 6:30, 8:30 a.m. and7:00p.m. All Day Adoration Confessions— Thursday before First Friday — 3:00 to 5:00 and after evening Mass to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays — 3:00 to 5:00 and after evening Mass to 8:30 p.m. Baptisms— After Sunday last Mass or by appointment GRACE BIBLECHURCH Glidden, Iowa Arthur Van Pelt, Interim Pastor Sunday— 11:00 a.m. Worship Service. Guest speaker, Michael Fishbackof Ankeny. TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH Ninth and Adams Streets Rev. Thomas Gray Mrs. Kenneth Holley, organist Sunday— 10 a.m. Holy Communion WORSHIP EARLY THIS SUMMER 9:30 A.M. Sunday, July 14 PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH of CARROLL 927 No. Carroll, Carroll Sermon "What's Your Excuse?" Elder Roy Olson, Kiwanii District Lt. Governor I Air Conditioned Sanctuary Nunj.ry Availabl. | UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Tenth and Carroll Streets Carroll, Iowa Rev. Allan Peterson, Minister Miss Maureen Ohde, Organist Sunday— 9:30 a.m. Worship Service for the Lord's Day. Sermon^y Elder Roy Olson "What Is Your Excuse?". Nursery care available. Air-conditioned Sanctuary. All are welcome to worship God with us. ST. JOHN'S AMERICAN LUTHERAN CHURCH 3 Mi. East, 3 Mi. North, 1 V 2 Mi. East from Carroll Rev. Darryl D. Torrin, Pastor Sunday— 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship 10:00 a.m. Informal Coffee Hour 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. Ice Cream Social, sponsored by the Luther League. The public is invited. Monday— 8:00 p.m. Educational Task Force meets at the Parsonage, 1130 Skyline Drive, Carroll Friday— 6:30 p.m. Annual Steak Fry and Church Picnic Swan Lake State Park, East Shelter House areas,' Plymat noted, "each viewing those of a different point of view as sort of enemies." One research souce that Plymat likes to quote is Dr. James Smith, director of Schick's Shadel Hospital in Seattle. Based on research the last few years, Dr. Smith contends that alcoholism may soon be recognized as "a metabolic rather than a psychiatric disease." Smith believes that much of the frustration and discouragement which is felt by the alcoholic, and also by his doctor, can be eliminated once the alcoholic realizes that there are important physical aspects to alcoholism. What are the differences that Dr. Smith contends exist? ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH 1844 N. Highland Dr. Carroll, Iowa Timothy, Koenig, Pastor Saturday— 7:00 p.m. Ruchti-Schaefer Wedding 8 : 00 p.m. Swan Lake . Service Sunday— 8 & 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship 9:15 a.m. Sunday School and Bible Class Tuesday— 7:00 p.m. Evangelism Board Wednesday— 6:30 p.m. Folksingers and LYC IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Lidderdale, Iowa Albert T. Bostelmann, Pastor Sunday— 9:00 a.m. Sunday Worship, with "door collection" for Indian Concern Sunday. 7:00 p.m. Monthly meeting of LYC. Free Checking Accounts. Now that's a reasonable x x price. / r- Your Checkerboard Corner Yes, starting July 15 the Commercial Savings Bank will otter tree checking accounts. How do you quality? On regular accounts, a $200 minimum balance is all that is required. No registration is needed. And free checking is available to all senior citizens over the age of 60 and to students simply by stopping REMEMBER Senior Citizens (Over 60) and students must register at our bank for this service. Register at the Commercial Savings Bank today and start taking advantage of our new, free checking accounts. V at our bank to register. 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You can see the difference! ... in fact, some feeders who agreed to a split demonstration with High-Octane Complete Chow versus conventional grain and concentrate stopped the demonstration when they saw how well the hogs on High-Octane looked and how much less feed they were using. They put all of their hogs on the new high- energy ration! High-Octane Hog Chow is a complete ration for growing and finishing hogs. It's a revolutionary new, extra high- energy product that can save you feed. Ask your neighbor who's feeding it ... he's our best salesman. WE HAVE THIS COMPLETE, PELLETED NEW RATION ON HAND NOW! --YOU'LL LIKE THE PRICE, TOO! ASK US FOR THE FACTS! COMMERCIAL SAVINGS BANK OUR "CUBES" MAKE A GREAT PASTURE FEED! • Less waste • Easy to feed • Low cost • Better gains JUERGENS PRODUCE & FEED CO. Your COMPLETE Farm Service Center - CARROLL

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