Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on August 31, 1957 · Page 5
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 5

Carroll, Iowa
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Saturday, August 31, 1957
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Co-Ed Antics Are Strictly For Science By JERRY BENNETT NEA Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON - (NEA) - A group of pretty co-eds have talked their parents into letting them swallow tranquilizer pills this summer, stay up all night and eat nothing but milk shakes They aren't trying to start a new fad among collegians to replace pantie raids. Nor are they the least bit worried about ruining their health. In fact, their doctors have given their wholehearted lip proval, too. The gifls are part of a larger group of volunteer human guinea pigs at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda Md. And their unusual vacation pastimes, which sound like fast living delinquent antics, are acta ally complicated scientific expert ments used to track down the causes of disease This summer 21 girls and four boys, all in perfect health, have volunteered to go through a bat tery of about 40 highly skilled medical tests being carried out by the mental health, heart, neurology and arthritis and metabolic institutes. Seek Disease Clues What doctors learn about the functions of a normal body will help them find out exactly what goes wrong to make a person ill. They hope this knowledge will bring them closer to discovering the cause of such diseases as cancer and multiple sclerosis T1m« Horatd, Carroll, Iowa m Saturday, Aug. 31, 1957 CAMERA MAGIC . . . Mrs. Jack Hess of Hamburg, Germany, demonstrates how to tell a "tall story" as she reaches over to place a bouquet In a modernistic "flower vase." The "vase" Is actually a 150 -foot water tower under construction in the distance. Fred Kruses Take Trip in Minnesota, Michigan, Canada (Times Rrmid NMTI Serrtee) Clinic physicians stress the vol- 1 WESTSIDE — Mr. and Mrs. unteers are never placed in any' Fred Kruse returned home Mon- danger.' But that doesn't mean;day after a 10 -day trip through their vacations are as pleasant as Minnesota, visiting at Duluth and a summer in the mountains or at! northern Canada. In Canada they : the beach. They have found out; went to Toranto, Hamilton and that some of the experiments can. Niagara Falls. En route home get pretty uncomfortable at times.: they spent two days with Mr. and For instance, doctors keep sev-JMrs. Ray Fisher in Pontiac, Mich, eral of the patients awake for 72- \ Mrs. Fisher and Mrs. Kruse are hour stretches. Not even a quick: sisters. lat-nap is allowed. Then after the) Mrs. Josephine Meyer and Dean three days are up, they are pu( and Mrs. Matie Martens returned through a series of tests to find Monday after a weekend trip to out the speed of their reactions, j Wyoming, la., where they attend- Others are put on severely re-, e d the Bahnsen family reunion, stricted diets so scientists can j The reunion was held at the Ox- learn about the many ways the f or d Junction Legion park to body uses food. Probably the most: wn ich the group donated $8.10 for unpopular is the rice diet. For sev-; the use of the park as a gift to eral weeks, without a break, volunteers can eat only rice. Although the clinic's kitchen works hard to make it palatable, most of the students are ready for a thick juicy sirloin after the first week. Strange Get-Up The apparatus for one test looks like a scene from a science fiction thriller. A student wearing a light plastic space helmet lives inside a sealed air-conditioned room. the Legion. Mrs. Meyer and Dean and Mrs. Martens left Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Don Moeller and children, Valerie, Gail and Billie, of Peoria, 111., and Earl Moeller of Marshalltown visited from Friday until Sunday in the home of Mrs. Anna Kelley. Thursday, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dobler and Mrs. Alice Fleming, accompanied by Mrs. Elsie Bauerle He is fed a liquid diet made up ofi? f Carroll, attended the Gottsch a specially prepared milk shake type of drink. By a system of intricate controls outside the chamber, doctors study how the patient turns food and air into energy. When these clinical workouts become too monotonous or hectic, patients can look forward to the tranquilizer experiments. Doctors give the happy pills to patients so they can learn how different people react to the drugs. Most of the student patients are recruited by the Mennonite and Brethren Churches. Some work at the clinic only during the summer while others remain for as long as 18 months. This is one way they follow church doctrines w h r-c h stress members should do everything possible to help their fellow man. Since many of the men are conscientious objectors, they can substitute this medical work for service in the armed forces. These churches also recruit students from other denominations as well. This summer there are Baptists, Methodists, Presbyterians and Jews undergoing the tests. family reunion at Iowa Falls. Ruth Mae " Fleming, R. N., of San Antonio, Tex., Mrs. L i 11 i e Fleming and Grace Fleming of Denison were dinner guests Monday evening in the home of Mrs. Alice Fleming. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Ettreim and family of Des Moines visited Monday evening in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bilsten Jr. and children. The Ettreims attended the wedding Monday morning of Mrs. Ettreim's sister, Sharon Bilsten, to Jack Kirk. Mrs. Frank Schelldorf spent from Wednesday until Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Fielder of Glidden with Becky Fielder. Mr. and Mrs. Fielder and children, Carol, Michele, Steven and Bruce were vacationing In the west. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Strathman and family spent four days on vacation in Minnesota. They visited relatives around Winona. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dobler and Mrs. Alice Fleming attended the Dobler family picnic Sunday at Sac City. Relatives attended from Before an experiment is tried California, South Dakota, Nebras out it is studied by a 10 -man board ka and Minnesota, as well as of top doctors to make sure it is | parts of Iowa, risk-proof. Final approval rests! Mrs. L, C. Thiedeman enter- with the NIH director. If any obtained the Monday Bridge Club in these specialists Relieves there's i her home. danger involved, the test idea is abandoned. HONDURAS Honduras takes its name from the Spanish word for "depths." cards, Mr« About ljll.000 persons live in its Frank Schelldorf received high Mr. and Mrs. George Jans entertained the Evening 500 Club in their home Monday. Guests were; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jans of Ar- i cadia and Mrs. Dena Kock. At : Frank Jans and ! 43,277 square miles, or an area the size of Tennessee. scores and Mrs. L. C. Thiedeman and Herman Vetter, the second: high scores. Refreshments were served by .the hostess. 54 ATTEND REUNION (Time* Horald Newt Service) ! LAKE CITY — The children ; ana grandchildren of the late Wesley and Mary DeSart had their | annual reunion and basket dinner j at Estherville Sunday with 54' present including the Jay Boyds, j Churdan; the James Lensings, j Graettinger; the Clyde Dudleys, I Galbralth; the Clifford Clarks andl Mrs. Maude Jones, Estherville; i the Wesley Jones, the Harold Bau- 1 ers and the Richard Johnsons,' LakefMd. Minn.; the Fred Jones J and W, M. Wahl, Jackson, Minn.; j Virgil DeSart, Austin, Minn.; Le -j land DeSart, St. Cloud, Minn.; and from Lake City, Mrs. Stella DeSart, the Clarence Pattersons;] and the Myrle DeSarts. Fred Jones of Jackson was elected] president; Mrs. Clyde Dudley, Galbraith, secretary, and Mrs. Clifford Clark, Estherville, treasurer, and Leland DeSart and George Jones, program committee. ' . i MIRRORED DESTRUCTION . . , The fiery destruction of a Singapore warehouse Is reflected In the quiet waters in foreground, The blaze forced 1,500 residents to flee their homes and destroyed MO Ions of rubber. ' • 1 1 BROUGHT TO RESIT HOME (TlmM Harold New* Service) * LAKE CITY — Perry 'Fulkerson ot Lake City, who has been at the University Hospitals in Iowa City for surgery on a fractured, hip, is now at the Palntelp > Nursing Home here and reported in .satisfactory condition, lie is the father of Dr. "Business Is Good ... In CARROLL COUNTY Congrafulations to .... . Coon Rapids and Manning on Showing Increases in 1957 Compared to 1956 Sales Tax figures released recently by the Iowa State Tax Commission show that the reta.l sales m Coon Rapid, and Manning were up to the extent that sales tax return! were greater by $8,156.36 and $2,414.68 in these respective towns Carroll County as a Whole Showed an Increase of $43,960.03 In Sales Tax Collected. SALES IN CARROLL COUNTY WERE UP $1,758,401.20 OVER THE SAME PERIOD FOR THE PREVIOUS YEAR! Naturally We Are Always Glad to Have Our Neighbors Shop in Carroll HOWEVER .;. IF YOU FIND IT IMPOSSIBLE TO COME TO CARROLL, WE HOPE YOU WILL REMEMBER THE BUSINESS MEN IN THE SMALLER COMMUNITIES ... OF THIS FINE COUNTY. * We Are Each and Every One of Us, Members of the Great Carroll County "Family." WE HOPE THAT YOU WILL CONTINUE TO PATRONIZE THE MERCHANTS OF CARROLL AND CARROLL COUNTY FIRST After All, If Business Is Good in Breda, Mt. Carmel, Arcadia; Lidderdale, Carroll, Lanesboro, Glidden, Ralston, Willey, Roselle, Halbur, Manning, Templeton, Dedham, Carrollton and Coon Rapids Then, and Only Then Will All Carroll County Prosper. With your continued patronage we will continue to establish new records .. * the Carroll Chamber of Commerce is working night and day to keep "Carroll marching first" • •. in the parade of smaller cities in Iowa * *. the Carroll Chamber of Commerce is most anxious to cooperate with our neighbors in Carroll county . * . "What's Good for Carroll County Is Good for Carroll/' Let's Keep Carroll County Second to None in Iowa! THIS! PROGRESSIVE MERCHANTS ARI SPONSORING THIS BOOSTER PAGE AMUSRMINTS Carroll Theatre tOS E Stb St DU1 MM AUTOMOTIVE Houlihan Motor* •wy 71 * art Dial 4STT Automotive Sloetrlt S3S N. Mala DUJ IHt AWNIN9S an* CLASS Oaorta Millar 104 4th St DUI 944* IAKIRIIS Carroll Bakery Ot S. Adam* Dial tSST ORUO STORM Rottonmaiar Oruj Storo US W 8th St DU1 380S •ARM IMPURMINTS •urooM Tractor Co. SOX N. Main St Dial Sill •ARM MANASIMINT V. Stuart Parry 811 N. Waat St DU1 FINANCIAL ORGANIZATIONS Commercial *Savlnsa Sank 101 W 8th St DUJ 1811 J. A. Douoherrv Farm LOOM 809 N. Main Dial 9S48 FLORISTS Perk Oar-dent Cart on Hwy 30 DUI MSB POOD STORIS Hlnky-Oinky Storo* lot N Court St DUI 941S •IPT SHOP The Loft S21 N MalB MANUFACTURERS Carroll Creamery Co. IIT w su> st DUI mi Haider Manufacture Co. 133 W 3rd St DUI 3571 MORTICIANS Huffman Funeral Homo TOS N. Carroll DUI IMS FLUMSINO 4 HIATINO jo* P. Prank IIS E. Rth St. Dial m% Scheck 4 * Plumbing A Me*tint 318 Wait 8th St Carroll Iowa DUJ Met SHOI RIPAIR Andenon Srot Shoo Storo 810 N Adam* DUJ 9SST Kramer Shoo Shoo •OTVi N Mala Dial SSTS SOFT WATSR SIRv \ci Prank J. Ruehhelt IIT N Mala DUI WIS UTILITIM low* Public Service Co. 839 N Mala DUI 3811 tow* ttectrie Uoht » Power HOW Stb St DUJ 3811 WHOLBSALB HOUSBS *Duntat •wy. 10 Cast Why O)o llsowhsr* Whtit Csrroll HM

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