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U.N., Egypt Join to Fight Eye Disease CAIRO (AP) — A nurse in a snow white starched uniform picked up a barefoot crying child, brushed away the flies from his face, and told him she was going to paint pretty pictures in his eyes. • The nurse was testing for trachoma *- an infectious eye-disease often leading to blindness. Four out of every five Egyptian village children suffer from trachoma according to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The disease is not in all cases in the active or infectious stage. Active and advanced trachoma impairs the vision and can scar the eye through eyelashes curving inwards. It often causes blindness especially among children. The widespread infection of this disease is mainly due to the common fly — which probably docs more harm in this country than anywhere else. The fly's- dirty work is made easier by the congested living conditions in the Nile Valley where almost the entire population of close to 27 million is squeezed into about 14,000 square miles, less than 5 per cent of Egypt's total land area. Infectious trachoma as a rule ends with teenage but the disease remains in the system even though eye scarring may be slight or absent. The government has initiated a major experimental program which if successful will be applied to the whole country. A number of villages in the very thickly populated (over 1,000 persons per square mile' Galyup province just north of Cairo were selected for the trachoma project. A survey revealed that children out of every five trachoma. Nurses making survey told the frightened drcn they were painting pictures in their eyes as they took smears with thin wire rings. Treatment cycles then followed in fcll the schools. Nurses appointed to each school applied eye ointment to each student twice daily for a period of six months. The nurses then trained the older children to apply the ointment to the younger ones. Results showed a 50 per cent drop in the number of active cases among children in the villages treated. The second step was to bring the treatment into the homes. Mothers were brought in groups of 30 into village health centers and itistructed how to apply aurcomy- cin. Each mother was given several tubes of the ointment to take home. The ministry of health hopes, when final results come in, the home and school treatment will bring down the trachoma cases by 75 per cent. The next step will be a nationwide campaign. Times Herald, Carroll, la. m Saturday, Sept. 26, 1959 ^ four had the chil- SOOTABLE SPOT . . . Chimney pot of a house in Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Scotland, houses a plant from seed curried there, perhaps by a bird. Manning VFW Receives District Citation for Service (Tlmrs llrrnld N'rwn Mi>r\lrc> MANNING — A regular meeting of VFW Unit No. 3517 was held Thursday evening, Sept. 17, at the VFW Hall. A 6:30 potluck dinner preceded the meeting. Guests were Ruth Fccht. lith district junior vice president, who later inspected the unit; and Dorothy Christiansen, department secretary. Both are from Boone. Routine reports were heard. Emma Bartels was appointed United Nations month chairman. Poppies ' will be sold by junior and senior members Sept. 2fi. A noon potluck will be served at the VFW Hall for , workers .Juniors will be given refreshments during the morning Ways of raising funds for the junior camp fund were discussed. A report was given on the wedding dinner and reception served Sept. 12. A wedding dinner will be served Oct. 4. Bessie Clements of Atlantic is now selling magazines in this area, sponsored by the VFW. The Manning unit has received the 6th district citation for outstanding community service. Contributions were made to the Iowa City VA Hospital and Ml. Pleasant Institution It was decided to send cards to all local veterans who are hospitalized or seriously ill at home. The meeting closed with talks by Mrs Fccht anil Miss Christiansen, who reminded members of the district meeting at Boone December 6, and the Pow Wow at Marshalltown Oct 24. Dinner Honors Mrs. Earl Gunter (Tlmei Herald News Sen Ire) MANNING — Mr. and Mrs. John Sonksen were hosts at a family gathering and potluck dinner Sunday honoring their guest. Mrs. Earl Gunter of Miami, Fla., who return- j ed home Thursday. Mrs. Gunter is' the former Velma Schmidt of' Manning. Included in the courtesy were Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sonksen [ and Barbara, Mrs. Molinda Bornhoft, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Hansen,! Mr. and Mrs. Bud Slahl, and Mrs. Joe Steen, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Sonksen and Mrs. Emma Karsten. ; Lunch was served late in the afternoon. Members of the GG Club surprised Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Kinney Thursday evening in observance of their 43rd wedding anniversary. A charivari opened the evening, and cards were played. Henry Arp and Mrs. Sib Livingston held high < score; Mrs. Grover Bartels had high bid. A basket lunch was served by the guests. Mrs. Kinney received a corsage and Mr. Kinney, a boutonniere. Club members | include Mr. and Mrs. Kinney, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Hinz, Mr. and Mrs. ; August Ross, Mr. and Mrs. Henry • Arp, Mr. and Mrs. Sib Livingston,! and Mr. and Mrs. Grover Bartels 1 Members of the council of Zion Lutheran Church and their wives, held a potluck supper at the church Sunday evening, as a welcome for: Vicar Robert Tewes, who recently ; began his duties here. A social eve-; ning was spent following supper. < Mr. and Mrs. Roger Flenker of' Maquoketa were Monday visitors in ; the Charlie Pfoltner home, on their return from a Colorado trip. They also visited with Mr. and Mrs. Amos Jahri in Adair. j Dr. and Mrs. D. B. Harding and | two children of Rochester, Minn.,! have been guests of Mrs. Harding's \ parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Suth- j erland. Dr. Harding stayed for the' weekend and will return to Manning again this coming weekend for his family. | Sunday, Sept. 20, the Carroll- j Audubon Methodist Youth Fellow- ] ship district council will meet at Dedham, Attending from Manning J will be Sandra Johnson, Myra Rowedder and the Rev. Lester Moore. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Roberts attended a Murphy Feed meeting in! Burlington, Wis. Their son, Wil- j liam Roberts of Owatonna, Minn,, 1 was one of the guest speakers. Sunday they attended a ball game j in Chicago and visited with friends., Lanes- Wernick, included Reanne Lake City's \ Rainbow Girls Have Installation (Time* Herald Nciv« Senlce) LAKE CITY - Kay Spencer was installed worthy ads lser of Rainbow Assembly No. 97 at public installation Sept. 13 in the Masonic Temple at Lake City. Kay Johnson was installed worthy associate adviser; Judy Burley, charity; Carmen Hobbs boro, hope; and Linda faith. Others installed Trudy Gordon, chaplain Johnston, drill leader; Janice Deuel, love, Jane Elder, religion; Patty Gorton, nature; Crystal Fulkerson. fidelity; Susan Elder, patriotism; Beverly Deuel, service; Marilee David, confidential observer; Donna Gorton, choir director; Eileen Miller, musician. Janet Owens is recorder and Sue Willis, treasurer. Linda Lee will be installed as immortality and Karen King, as outer observer at the next meeting Karen Krug, Rockwell City, retiring worthy adviser, was installing officer; Carol Janet Owens, re- s Bowles, L o h r- ancl Bonnie Lory, installing musician installation of the new worthy adviser, Kent Willis sang, accompanied by Marilee David. Reanne Pell, Rockwell City, carried a bouquet of red roses for the new worthy adviser, and George Pell. Rockwell City, gave single roses to the live chief officers. A distinguished guest was Frances Bowles oi Lohrville. grand representative from Hawaii. Mrs. l^vle Krug and Mrs. Paul Gidel prepared lunch. Clow, marsha corder; Franc ville. chaplain Rockwell City. During the Astronomers once thought there were oceans on the moon. Now they know, says the National Geographic Society, that there are none. < Oklahomans Visit The John Gookins (Times Herald News Service) WALL' LAKE - Mr. and Mrs. Ray Jewel and Mr. and Mrs.. Curtis Miles, Oklahoma City, Okla.. spent Sunday in the John Gookin home. The women are Mr. Gookin's nieces Mr. and Mrs Charles Langfritz spout Friday in Sioux City. Mr. and Mrs Everett Robinson spent Sunday with Mrs. Ethel Edwards at Jefferson. . Mr. and Mrs Carl Von Ehwegen returned last Thursday evening from a week's visit with her brother at Carnell, III . a cousin at Preston, 111., and nieces and nephews at Joliei and Chicago, 111 , and Sheridan, hid. Mr. and Mrs Roy Hcdberg. Kasson, Minn., were Saturday eve ning and Sunday dinner guests in the Ernest lledherg home. Additional Sunday dinner guests were Judith Ericksoii. Mike Cross, Elaine Hedberg and Bill Hanks, all oi Sioux City. The fields are rich in harvest bounty . . . color blazes across the scene . . . the air takes on a touch of tang. . . as nature makes her most dramatic change . . . to fall! The whole family greets the new season with keen anticipation ... of new clothes to wear. . . new things to do . . . new fun to enjoy. The Best Place to Preview All the Whirl and Wonder of Fall Is the CARRO STORES The Carroll merchants invite you to see their gala array of bright new ideas, both in their windows and on the displays in the stores, to put you in step with the quickened tempo of the season. See the latest fashions in ladies, men and children's clothing and shoes . • . the latest styles in furniture . . . the new models in appliances (and in the near future 1960 automobiles) . . . the top food buys of the season. You Do Better When You Shop in Carroll Merchandising today is a highly complicated science, and most Carroll merchants realize that in order to keep the customers coming their way, they have to be "on their toes." That's why they are so careful to have only the best quality merchandise on their shelves, whether it is in clothing, shoes, foods, or furniture. They are careful, too, that their mark-up is barely enough to give them a reasonable profit at high volume. The volume itself done by Carroll stores is enough to enable them to give greater value for the money. Because they sell in greater volume than stores in most cities this size, they are able to give you, the customer, more for your money. SHOP CARROLL AND SAVE! 5> BIG BUYS SAVE NOW THESE PROGRESSIVE MERCHANTS ARB SPONSORING THIS BOOSTER PAGE AMUSEMENTS Carroll Theatre 106 E. Stb fit Dial 9400 AUTOMOTIVE Houlihan Motors Hwy 71 ft 3rd Dial 2377 Lockhart Automotive sorvleo North of Hotel Burke Dial 3593 AWNINGS AND OLAIt Oeorgo Millar 104 4tb St Dial 1)449 BAKERIES Carroll Bakary 526 N. Adams Dial 3337 FARM IMPLEMENTS Burg.it Tractor Co. 1U2 N. Malo St Dial 3181 FARM MANAGEMENT V. Stuart Parry Sll N. Wait St Dial 9883 FINANCIAL ORGANIZATIONS Commercial Savings Bank 626 N Adams Dial 3337 J. A. Dougherty Farm Loam 609 N. Main Dial 9546 FLORISTS Park Gardeni East on Hwy 30 Dial 2320 GIFT SHOP The Loft 719 N Carroll Dial 973S MANUFACTURERS Carroll Creamery Co. 317 VV 5th 8t Dial 2221 Holder Manufacturing Co. 122 W 3rd St Dial 3571 MORTICIANS Huffman Funeral Home 705 N CarroU Dial 2252 PLUMBING * HEATING Joe P. Frank 213 E. 6th St Dial 3392 Jchsck's Plumbing A Heating 216 West 5th St. CarroU. lows Dial 3668 IHOE REPAIR Anderson Bros. Shoe Store 510 N Adams Dial 9887 Kramer Shoe Shop 407V4 N. Main Dial 2578 SOFT WATER SBRVICB Frank J. Buchhelt 317 N Malo Dial WIS UTILITIES Iowa Public Service Co. 629 N Main Dial 3S18 Gas Division IOWS Electric Light A Power 120 W Stb St Dial 3316 WHOLESALE HOUSES Parner-Bocken Co. Hwy. 30 East Dial 3503 Why Go llMwharv Whon Carroll Has "IT"