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This Is Our Job THE JANUARY 1940 CLASS Smorgesbord

(This editorial copied from the
December issue of tne Bulletin of The ninteenth of January will be a most important date for If you haven't contacted it .
the Rocky Mountain Hospital is so thirteen members of the student body. It is their graduation date the flesh and other forms we ad
well done that it is worth serious and we at the college are proud to present these new members of vise you to wait until you are
thot by every member of the pro-
fession. Dr. C. R. Starks has given the profession to you. Each has spent four full years in college real hungry and then find a place
you something to think about and in preparation for the practice of osteopathy. Each has success- that serves according to the ap-
Colorado is to be commended for fully passed all examinations including the Qualifying and each proved style.
seeing this situation in its right
light. We congratulate the Den- has more than the required quota of practical experience in the Dr .and Mrs. Becker issued in-
ver group and hope we can help clinic of the college. vitations to this affair to be held
to spread this timely plan.-E. H.
Ed.) We introduce to you: at the Viking Cafe and with the
Dale Figg of Petoskey, Michigan whose greatest ambition is exception of one unfortunate
When the House of Dele4ates to return to Michigan and prove his own firm belief in the superior couple with a previous date the
of the American Osteopathic As- entire faculty and wives were
therapy offered by the practice of osteopathy. there at the stroke of six. This
sociation passed the resolution
recommended by the Bureau of Henry C. Goeken of Scotland, S. Dakota, who is not sure where was Sunday, January 7 and later
Colleges that the entrance re- he will practice but expects to return to a location near his home. as we looked over the plates it
quirements to our colleges lbe A. L. Guldberg of Decatur, Ill., is headed for the old home was evident that the usual Sun-
raised to two years' pre-medical town. day dinner had been dispensed
work, it was a challenge to every Elmer L. Hanson of Sheridan, Wyoming will first intern in the with in favor of this occasion.
practicing physician in the Unit- Spark's Hospital in Dallas and expects to eventually locate in the The routine of a Smorgesbord is:
ed States. It was generally an- south. Go to the center of the main
ticipated that student enrollment cafe where you will find a large
would drop; which it has. It Paul E. Kimberly of Des Moines who has been assisting in the table filled with appetizers and
was also anticipated that it would department of Anatomy and will continue after graduation as a we do not mean three or four
be necessary to change entirely regular member of the faculty. but about twenty. Take all you
the mode of student recruiting; Goeffrey T. Lawrence of Niles, Ohio will first interne at the want and come back for more--i
adapting efforts to graduates of Lamb Hospital in Denver and will probably remain in that state. you think you have the capacity.
colleges instead of high schools. Take these starters to your as-
Jean F'. LeRoque of Los Angeles will return to that noted signed place and begin. The
There was much discussion re- city.
garding the effect this raising of breads are rye and pumper-
standards would have upon t e Robert A. Lindquist of Des Moines is undecided about Iowa or nickle and the crackers arc
profession in general. The first Colorado. He will take both boards. wafer thin, like heavy brown
and most important considera- paper or, thicker but crisp and
Edward D. Reese of Seattle, Washington will intern at the baked with a pattern indented.
tion was that with increased Northeast Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
standards every member of the You can eat these crisp rye or
profession would find it neces- Wilson H. Simmons of Detroit, Michigan will return to that barley crackers forever and
sary to devote some time and state. never be quite filled. Then the
energy to interesting college stu- D. E. Sloan of Bellefontaine, Ohio, will try the Iowa board meal and that is another plate-
dents in entering the profession ful. IElxcellent coffee with many
first and decide on location afterward. repeats and a dessert that
of osteopathy. This cannot be
accomplished by osteopathic col- Ro!bert White of Lancaster, Ohio will intern at the Peterson tasted much like a baked apple
leges alone, but must be done by Hospital at Marfa, Texas and has a number of good locations al- but not exactly in that form.
a personal effort on the part of ready in mind in that state. It was a great meal. Best of
physicians in the field. When Dale L. Widmer of Bloomfield, Iowa expects to remain in Iowa. all everyone enjoyed so thoroly
one realizes that most people the informality of the after din-
who have studied osteopathy in Our social and honorary fraternities are well represented in ner seclusion with just ourselves
the past have done so because of this class and many of its membe'rs-have assisted in the laboratories present that all lingered until a
an individual osteopathic phy- at the college. We are proud of their record and can sincerely late hour over the coffee and
sician they have known, it be- recommend them to any community. We wish for them the success conversation.
came apparent that there is only that they have worked for in preparation and anticipation of the We have Dr. and Mrs. Becker
one solution to this prob em, practice of osteopathy. to thank for a truly delightful
which is that in every commun- The social calendar for this class begins Friday, January 12 evening of good food, good com-
ity the osteopathic physician re- at the college with their Class Day program. At this time -the pany and complete relaxation,
double his efforts toward the end certificates of honor awarded by the college will be given and the for the time forgetting the re-
of bringing the enrollment of the class will be allowed to express itself informally for the last time. sponsibilities of our usual rou-
colleges to an all-time peak. tine.
It is inconceivable that olor The banquet given to the class by the trustees of the college
profession should ever think of will be held Monday the 15th preceding the graduation date of Jan-
uary 19th. Fraternity farewells and other congratulatory affairs
taking a step backward by low-
ering standards. This cannot will be disposed of during the week of January 8th. Dr. Lonnie L. Facto
and will not be done, and if we We again congratulate our Seniors of January, 1940.
wish our profession to survive it The college is pleased to an-
is necessary for us to see that nounce the return of Dr. Facto
the source of supply for profes- to its teaching and clinic staff.
sion training is neither diminsh- 1940 College Calendar His many years of experience in
ed nor cut off. This is the chal- college work and his unques-
lenge in every community in the tioned ability as an instructor
Senior Class Day ----. Friday, January 12 have earned for him a high place
United States, and the first ob- 15
ject of association work for the Senior Banquet _Monday, January in osteopathic educational fields.
next few years should be that of Graduation --------- ----- Friday, January 19 His, addition to the faculty group
student recruiting and osteo- Registration ------ Saturday, January 20 gives added strength as well as
pathic education. finding favor with the entire stu-
Roll Call ----- -- Monday, January 22 dent body. We are glad to have
Already many states have de- Easter Recess ---- -----. Friday, March 22 Dr. Facto again as a member of
voted much time to this import- Fridav. May 25 our organization.
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taSe, and G. Munger was elected
as Phulax.
new students the coming year.
We wish to take this oppor-
It's easy to tell the "upper To Ex-Archon, Al Ferris and tunity to extend to our fellow
seniors" these days with their his staff ,we wish to offer our students and faculty a very
self satisfied grins and wi-e- thanks, in appreciation for a Happy New Year, and hope that
cracks to we poor students who swell job, that was well done. it brings us to a closer union,
still have finals and qualifyings Incidentally Santa Claus was and establishes a more coopera-
to worry us. Well, we don't exceptionally good to us this tive and better spirit among us.
blame them. It will sure be nice year as he left us a new R. C. A. I know L. O. G. will do its best,
to "rub it in" on somebody else Combination Radio and Victrola and will lend every effort to fur-
though when our turn come's. ,set, and a few other house fur- ther osteopathy. D. G.
Sigma Sigma Phi will again nishings which will come in aw-
sponsor the bowling tournament fully handy. Oh, Yes and you
this year with the bowling just ask Harry Plautz what he ATLAS CLUB
N . I. C. At St. Louis placque going to the ultimate left him in his stocking-What Officers for the next semester
winner. The tournament will do you say to the man Harry? are Robert MacKay, Noble Skull;
We just received a rather per- begin on January 26th on the Wal I reckon thats about all John Engelmann, Occipital;
Jnal letter from Norman j.t d- Grand Ave. Alleys at 9:00 P. M. the dirt for this time so I'll sign James Clapperton, Pyloris; Her-
/ards of St. Louis in regard to Lets have all of Still College off-Meanwhile keep yore best man Gegner, Sacrum; Robert
what is going on there and will there every Friday night. If you foot forward and yore nose to Drews, Stylus; Dan McKinley,
pass it on to you in the field, don't bowl, come as a spectator the grindstone. 0. G. N. Styloid; Ernest Johnson, Recep-
It looks like St. Louis was al.- and root for your favorite team. taculum.
ready prepared along some lines We can promise you a good time. The Senior Banquet was held
and we know that by the time Once again finals are staring 0?T Thursday, January 11. The
the last week in June rolls us in the face. Wouldn't it be Monday evening, December 11 graduating seniors are Dale Wid-
around that everything will be nice if the professors would take a meeting was held at the fra- mer, Wilson Simmones, and Rob-
in its proper place awaiting the our brilliance (?) for granted ternity clubhouse for the pur- ert White. We are sorry to see
crowd that we expect at this and concede all final grades. Or pose of election of officers. Also them leave, but wish them the
1940 A. O. A. meeting. WVe would it? Anyhow, it is quite a the second degree of the initia- best of everything.
quote. major incentive to study and we tion ceremony was carried out It won't be long before this
"Well, Christmas has come and hope everyone included in their the degree being conferred on semester will be over and we will
gone, and left in its wake a blan- New Years resolutions to, "pass pledges Lilly, Ferguson and all once 'again solemnly resolve
ket of snow, sleet, and ice. finals." Geraghty who stood the ordeal to study more than before. How-
hope you at Des Moines had as in fine shape. Iota Tau Sigma ever, such resolutions seem to go
-grand a holiday as we here in St. was happy to welcome the Alum- the way of all noble thoughts.
Louis. Now it is time to sit ni visiting the college on the day
down to some serious thinking Reckon everyone still remem- of the Homecoming Jubilee and
for the 1940 Convention here in bers the homecoming as one of everyone w;as: enthusiastic over
St. Louis, so I thought I'd drup the swellest affair's of the year the excellent program presented. Exams are about to slay us
you a line and let you know the and if you weren't able to be It is to be hoped that this is re- again for the end of the semes-
dlevelopments since you were there its my duty to give you the peated next year and more time ter is upon us. With the pros-
sre. . . ... low-down. Long about ten given for social affairs. pect of a fresh start and the
"First of all, the' reservations o'clock in the morning, assembly Brains are racked almost to possibility of more new girls in
for the Fraternity night dinniers was called and Virge Halladay the cracking point over exams the Freshman class we are look-
are coming in with a bang and showed pictures of the early days and all will feel a sense of great ing forward to the week begin-
Dr. Terry Larson'l is 'buisy" as a of Osteopathy. This to my way relief when the semester is over ning January 22nd. Everyone
one eyed police in Ae .'ono dlay of thinking was a real treat!! In ,and these are recorded on the seems to have had a very Merry
rush, but he reports" tiings are the afternoon Drsi. J. V. and Lulu right side of the ledger. Xmas and enjoyed celebrations
well in hand. It is our uesire McManis and Dr. O. E. Owen starting the new year.
Glad to have Bro. Iosbaker The Annual Christmas Party
-here in St. Louis to .st'ress Fra- demonstrated technic. This was back with us after a siege of
ternities arid Alumnil ii -ieetings ,at followed by a talk on our pro- held for children of clinic pa-
pneumonia. tients was a complete success.
the convention. O'ur city; is well fession by Dr. Frank F. Jones, The Third degree was given
rdapted for themr due to its cen- President of the A. O. A. Then Dr. Woods played the part of
during the first week of school Santa and left the youngsters
tralized location, good transpor- Drs. B'ecker, Woods, Owen, Cash, following the Xmas vacation and
tation, good hote ls, and plenty Leininger, and Johnson presented wild-eyed with his impersona-
preparations were made for the tion. The kids may have had a
of places to enjoy a good get-to- clinic. At six thirty the pro- final get-together of the semester
gether. gram started at the Savery Ho- fine time but the girls enjoyed it
in the form of the Senior ban- more than we can express. The
tel-A swell dinner was served quet. This was planned for the
Well, Virg, guess I better turn gifts, food and tree were certain-
and enjoyed by everyone. This week previous to the graduation.
off this rambling for the time ly attractive features and some
was followed by a talk on Osteo- A very Happy New Year is
being. It was a pleasure to have had never experienced anything
pathic Education, by Dr. J. P. extended to all.
you with us even tho your visit of the kind.
Schwartz, Dean of the College.
was far too short. We will be Congratulations to the Home-
Later in the evening there was
looking for you and all that you coming Committee.
can persuade to come down from
Des Moines for this convention.
dancing to the tune of Barney
Barnard's Orchestra. All in all
AOr It was a
grand affair and we would like
I think we should take our hats Homecoming is over and L. O. to see it repeated next year or
I'll drop you another line next G. members were greatly pleased sooner.
off to those that helped sponsor
month. the homecoming for they cer- over its huge success, and are Here is wishing everyone a
With Best of Wishes for the tainly did a marvelous job. looking forward to the same af- very Happy and Prosperous New
Year 1940, I remain, Come to think of it, "Hell fair next year. Congratulations Year.
Fraternally yours, Week" is over too. Boy did that to those who made this event a
Norman Edwards, D. O. ,ever remind me of a three-ring successful one.
circus H. Morey wias the ring At our last meeting, we were
master and there were three honored by a talk and demon- An election of officers for the
rings going at one time--Seems stration on Osteopathic technic ensuing term was held at the P.
Sigma Sigma Phi held a spec- as tho he just can't keep an eye by Dr. J. Humphrey of this city. S. G. House the following being
ial meeting on December 12, on those scrumy pledges-While Dr. Humphrey is an outstanding elected to lead the fraternity for
1939 for the election of officers he is watching one, there are Osteopathic Physician, and the next semester.
and trustees. The results are as two others cooking up something brought out many valuable prac- President, Art Borchardt.
follows: President-G. Sutton; in another part of the house. tical points to us. V. President, John Hardy.
Vice-President, N. Woodruff; Bet he's glad that's over with- We enjoyed our short vacation, Secretary, Earl Hover.
Secretary, J. Schott; Correspond- Ha. and now that it is over, we must Treasurer, Jack Yagoobian.
ing Secretary, J. Miller; Treas- Wednesday, January 10, a concentrate on some serious Corresponding Secy., Tom
urer, J. Engelman; Sargeant-at- special meeting for election of studying, for finals are very near. Hewetson.
Arms, D. Toriello. Trustees- officers was held. Results H. During the vacation, each mem- Reporter, E. E. Blackwood.
Dr. J. M. Woods, Dr. D. Johnson, Wirt wias elected Archon, H. ber was assigned a prospective The banquet honoring the
E. Io-sbaker. Bowden elected Sub-Archon, O. student to be interviewed. We graduating Seniors was held at
We wish these men the best G. Neilson elected Pronatarius, have some very encouraging re- the E. Des Moines Club Tuesday,
of luck during their adminisltra- C. W. Hall elected Sub-Crusophu- ports, and are looking forward January 9 and enjoyed by all.
tion and know that they will get Ilx 1_ Morev
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DES MOINES STILL COLLEGE Ij bilities b ecome
tangible results. E. Owen of the faculty a series occasion to visit the toy depart-
Arthur D. Becker, D. O. of broadcasts have been on the ment of one of our Des Moines
air since November 29 and will stores. Toys are designed, for
Editor.................... E. Harwood continue each week thru the sea- the most part, so that they are
Dr. Byron E. Laycock son. The broadcasts are over harmless and amusing. I noticed
Faculty Adviser -- H. V. Halladay the Register and Tribune station on one counter an array of imi-
Dr. Laycock, formerly of the KSO and the following osteo- tation firearms one type of which
President -..... Arthur D. Becker faculty of the Kansas City Col- pathic physicians in the state was intended to throw a small
Osteopathy lege of Osteopathy and Surgery have appeared. stream of water about ten feet.
Without Limitation
has accepted a position as a November 29, Dr. F. A. Gor- It occurred to me that I must
member of our faculty group. He don of Marshalltown and Dr. purchase a new gun of this type
has earned an enviable reputa- Rolla Hook of Logan. early in the Spring for it is an
Looking Forward tion as a teacher of osteopathic December 6, Dr. H. J. Mar- effective weapon in keeping my
principles and technic and will shall of Des Moines and Dr. afternoon class more alert. This
I cannot forego the opportun- find his place in this important iHazen Gulden of Ames. gun, in the past, has never been
ity, at this somewhat late date, department. We extend sincere December 13, Drs. Fred Camp- destructive of anything more
to extend to the many friends of welcome. bell and Dr. E. F. Leininger of than the tendency to nap which
Des Moines Still College of Os- Des Moines. affects every class immediately
teopathy our Sincerest Wishes December 20, Dr. R. B. Kale after lunch. Aside from the hu-
for a Happy New Year. May We Have "Quints" and Dr. Benny Devine of Des mor it incites it certainly cannot
1940 prove to be, for each of Moines. be classed as an offensive or de-
our readers, not only a happy December 27, Dr. S. H. Klein fensive piece of artillery. I
and prosperous year but a busy of Des Moines and Dr. J. K. would not like to go out into
and constructive one; a year of Johnson, Jr., of Jefferson. the world with no more protec-
serious purpose, a year of worthy January 3, Dr. Della Caldwell tion than a squirt gun.
aims and of accomplishment. of Des Moines and Dr. Nellie I am in favor of peace but not
We have no way to judge the Kramer of Pella. at any price. I feel that we as
future but by experiences of the Script is furnished by the P. a profession need to be on peace-
past. We in D. M. S. C. O. have & P. W. office of the A. O. A. ful terms with others who are
much for which to be thankful. and a variety of subjects that are seeking the same ends but per-
1939 was a good year for the seasonal have been discussed. haps by different routes. I am
osteopathic profession, for organ- The series is sponsored by the not that trustful that I am will-
ized osteopathy and for osteo- state association not only over ing for the other fellow to lead
pathic educational institutions. KSO in Des Moines but in other and protect me along this path.
We are truly grateful for the cities in the statie with radio I want companions of my own
very generous share of good for- broadcasting facilities. kind and I want each of us
tune that fell to our lot. The armed with the most modern
substantial increase in our en- Triplets methods of protection that brains
rollment, our new equipment, can devise. I do not want toy
our enlarged clinics, the solidar- (Copied from the D. M. Register squirt guns in the hands of either
ity of our faculty, the excellent Our dictionary does not list the myself or my leaders when we
Decemer 30, 1939. Dr. Collard
morale of the student body, the name of five members of a fam- graduated from our college in are on the defense.
awakened and sustained interest ily, each in a different generation 1917. Ed.) The two things necessary for
of our alumni groups are but a but we are calling them our this program
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few items among the many rich "Quints" for the present. Dale I )[I( " I I~,
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are a sincere appreciation of the
Widmer of the graduating class Dr. Gertrude Collard had plenty
endowments of the year just need for cooperation and tangi-
has been in charge of the four on her hands when she called at
passed. We are determined to ble 'support in the form of dues
older members, treating them the farm home of Howard Hoit,
make the year 1940 surpass the to the national association.
whenever necessary and early in four miles southeast of here,
record of the year just closed. A few squirt guns in the hands
December took over the osteo- Wednesday night.
We plan to use the advantages of unorganized individuals can-
pathic care of the newest arrival Triplets-two boys and a girl not be very forcible. The strength
of 1939 as a springboard for
making the fifth of the series. -were born to Mrs. Hoit. One of one thousand in the form of a
even greater accomplishment. We
The picture does not do justice boy arrived at 11:30 p. m., the standard fire hose would be ef-
are adding two full time men to
to the appearance of the five for second boy at 11:50 p. m., and fective.
the faculty; we are planning new
they all look to be in excellent the girl at 12:30 a. m. Each av-
additions to our equipment; we Add your individual strength
health and even younger than the eraged six pounds.
have remodeled the administra- and your financial support to our
stated age. Great-great-grand- Dr. Collard said "all are doing
tion offices for better efficiency; association now by sending in
mother White expects to be just nicely."
we are working out better or- your application. Your name n-
as lively 20 years hence when
ganization for our large and the A. O. A. Roll means that you
she tops the listing of six in a
growing 'clinics; we are raising
row. This Is Our Job are ready and willing to defend
scholastic standards and we are (Continued from Page One) your rights with the most effec-
improving teaching methods in Folks, meet: tive methods.
Mrs. Emma White, age 75, ant project. The Denver City
every department of the college. and County Society of Osteo- H. V. Halladay.
Osteopathy as a science and pathic Physicians and Surgeons
'Mrs. Lena Yeo, age 55, Great-
as a system of practice has de- is outlining a program for ex-
monstrated its worth. It is not
an untried theory. It has proved Mrs. Fiern Healy, age 35, tensive work in the city of Den- Joint Christmas Party
Grandmother. ver along this line. It is he
its high value in the field of hope of the National Associationl Des Moines Osteopathic Wom-
therapeutics. Mrs. Pearl Snedden, age 17,
We are proud to Mother. and every college, that in each en's auxiliary and Osteopathic
have a place of responsibility in community there will be an ac- Women's College club enjoyed a
its continued growth and de- William Lauron Snedden, age
two weeks, the ba'be. tive committee, organized in an joint Christmas party at the
velopment. I have undiminished effective way, to bring about the home of Dr. and Mrs. J. P.
faith in its future. We shall continuance of the up-buildinkg Schwartz, 4242 Woodland road.
lend our strength and our energy
to its increasing demands.
Charity Ball and support of our colleges.
1940 we hope to see increased
publicity for osteopathy to the
Chicago is planning another DR. E. L. THEILKING- Children's Party
Osteopathic Charity Ball which of Tucumcari, N. Mex.,
end that the public may become is to be held this year Saturday visited in Des Moines during the Women students of Des Moines
acutely conscious of osteopathic evening, February 3rd at the Christmas Holidays. Still College of Osteopathy enter-
service. We hope to see every ^-eate'r
'- Beach Hotel. Ted I tained 11 underprivileged chil-
osteopathic institution grow and Weems will play and Joseph Bal- DR. A. D. BECKER- dren of the college clinic at a
expand, not only osteopathic col- cera will prepare the dinner so tried to be sick the sec- Christmas party at the home of
leges but also our osteopathic you know in advance that the ond week of the vacation. With Dr. Rachel Woods, 5011 Hick-
hospitals, sanitaria and clinics. music and the cuisine will be the help of Rollin and Alan who man ave.
We hope to see osteopathic There was a tree,
ops. Make your reservations were home for the holidays and gifts and a Santa Claus.
treatment and care made in- hru Dr. Ralph Lindberg at the Dr. Woods the Prexy made
creasinglv available Georgiana Harris and Rebecca
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During recent weeks the entire "Yes, of course that's a man's I must have been mistaken,
Osteopathic Association, at 6:30 name, Rump-Gus Rump. He is because in the month that I
profession in Iowa have each re- P. M., Friday, January 12th, at ccoach at Roosevelt High School. spent at Roosevelt, the worst in-
ceived important and timely com- the Hospital. Each year every
munications from the State De- You go out there and take care jury wais a sprained ankle, which
member of the Association looks
partment of Health. Almost forward to the January meeting
everyone becomes careless at at which time the Hospital serves
times, and unintentionally ex- us a delicious dinner and pre-
ceeds the letter, if not as well sents an inspiring and worth-
the spirit, of the law. Errors of while program.
judgement explain certain other The regular February meeting
infractions. Probably some such will be at the Kirkwood Hotel,
reasons have prompted these the second Friday in February.
friendly reminders for you and At this time we plan to have an
me to watch our step. So we interesting out of town speaker
would urge your careful atten- and hope for a large attendance.
tion to the Department letter of Ru'th Paul, D. O., Sec'y.
November on the Iowa Titular
Law, and that you check all
printed reference to your title as Alumni News
Doctor to see that proper defsig-
nation of your kind of doctor We are in receipt of an ex-
(Degji~s-4s1dUiided therewith. cellent bulletin put out by the
E'-secially window and door Michigan Alumni group. This is
signs, letterheads, and shingle a four page news paper that con-
printing. tains some excellent articles and of the boys before they go out happened in a scheduled game.
plans and it looks like Michigan on thie field. I will have two I was one of the second shift
We all recall in recent years
how Federal Revenue officers is going to town in the very near other students out there to take sent out to this school, so three
future. We know from past ex- clare of them after you leave, and other students from Still Col-
have operated to enforce narcotic
regulations. To our knowledge perience with this group that if to check them over when they lege had been taking care of
no such warnings as recently they set out to do a thing that come off the field after practice. these boys for three or four
enlinating from the State Depart- it is just the same as done. Just find iGius Rump and tell him weeks before us. After being
Have you noticed the report of I sent you. He will have plenty out there a short time I found
ment of Health have been placed
before our doctors. The prac- Dr. Asa Williard on the number of tape, bandage and everything the boyis to be in good condition,
of students in college this year else to work with." and most of them as hard as
titioner who reads! this explana-
and the comparison with other nails, which no doubt accounted
tion of the narcotic law, as mail- Those were Dr. Virg Halla-
years. This does not look any for the few and minor injuries
ed by the State Department of day's, instructions, as he sent me
too good and especially for the even though their average
Health under date of January out to Roosevelt High School, as
state of Iowa. Our contact with weight was low and they were
4th, and then breaks that law one of the many student doctors
the officers of the Iowa associa- lacking in experience.
has a loose screw. Infractions of tion leads us to believe that the who throughout the school year,
the rules with respect to the dis- are sent out to all of the Des Before a scheduled game, the
trouble is not with those! who
tribution of narcotics compose Moines High Schools as part of boys are checked over, splastic
are titled as officers but with the
both State and Federal offenses. our triaining in the care of ath- muscles are loosened up, all an-
ones farther down the line who
Those who commit infraction of letes and their injuries. kles are taped, the wrists, and
are not quite as alert as they
those rules risk not only punish- might be. A new class enters the thumbs if necessary. All
ment, but revocation of their Well, I found Coach Rump and
the 22nd and we will scan it equipment is examined and fixed
license to practice that by which he put me to work immediately.
carefully to see if Iowa is not if necessary, such as replacing
they make a living. The conse- The squad was dressing in the
doing just a little bit more than locker room, and I located some all worn shoe cleats, etc. After
quences are severe, and both we think. We would like to be the game the boys are given im-
state and Federal laws are so of the boys that the coach said
fooled that way once. mediate attention for any injur-
thoroughly involved that infrac- needled checking over. A couple
Letters from some of the other iesi received during the game.
tion can scarcely result any other of them had sacro-iliac lesions.
states indicate that now with all One of the! kickers had tendon Besides attending some of the
way than prosecution.
of the excitement of the Holiday and muscle strain and the others home games, I went with the
season behind us that more work were injuries mostly to thumbs, team on two of the out of town
Applications for State will be done along this line that wrilsts a!nd ankles which needed trips. These were Night Games
Membership is so essential for the college taping. Quite a few of the boys at Fort Dodge and Mason City.
and our profession. were having foot trouble caused The chartered bus took about
Plans must be made very soon by calluses which had to be cush- twenty men, the coach, his as-
Matie Kitson, Osage; Mary
Centerville; Charles to start the recruiting program ioned with bunion pads and sistant and equipment manager.
H. M. for the class entering this com- taped. Fortunately we hiad good weath-
Wheeler, Centerville;
ing September. er for both trips. The boys were
Sash, Atlantic; Robert R. Land- In the next few days I had a
ry, Odebolt, and A. M. McBurney, given a warm meal, with tea and
chance to talk with the coach
toast, about two hours before
F. A. Gordon, D. O., Secy- Treas.
The Last Call for a few minutes. He told me
that the squad wials pretty raw the game and a real feed of
We are reminding you for the steak or chicken with all the
and green, but that the boyis
last time that the roll call on the trimmings after the game.
were hard workers, and willing
last class to enter this college to learn. I thought from what These high school boys have
Skeptical? with only one year of college the coach said about the team good care, the best of equipment,
preparatory will be January 22. as a whole being inexperienced, ,and a fine coach. Everything has
In order to hold the lead we that there would be a possibility been done to minimize their pos-
A recent letter received from have secured this last year in
a member of our profession who of quite a number of injuries. sible injuries and their greatest
matriculants we hope you have This would be caused by the asset is to once get in good con-
has returned to this country after not only contributed to this class
practicing in England is so full boys not knowing the easiest or dition and stay that way through
but that you are also giving ser- best method of flalling and tak- out the athletic sleaison.
of basic osteopathy that we must ious thot to the class which will
quote from it. ing the hard bumps that come G. H. W.
enter next September. with football.
"Before going to England I Osteopathy needs every young --
must admit I was skeptical about man and woman that you can
all of the claims made by older send to our colleges. DR. F. A. GORDON- DR. O. E. OWEN-
men in the field. My work in of Marshalltown, presi- of the faculty was con-
England proved to me the real DR. H. V. HALLADAY- dent-elect of the A. O. A., talked fined to his room for the first
value of Osteopathy and by that got badly fooled during to the Optimist Club in Des
week of the New Year with the
I mean the old ten fingered type. the second week of the vaca- Moines Wednesday, December 20
Why D. O.'s try to be poor med- tion. He took a few days off in expressing his views on the Pub- flu. Fine way to start out the
ics is beyond my comprehension. what he calls God's country and lic Health Setup. He rated 1940 program. We are glad to
I found many medics in England found the weather more dis- about eight inches single in the have Dr. Owen back on the job
practicing Osteopathy." agreeable than in Des Moines. local paper. at the college.

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Volume* 18 February 15, 1940 Number 2

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Iowa Initiative OUR AUGMENTED FACULTY Studying Technic

The communications we have
this month from the officials of Osteopathic Technic has al-
The usual custom among colleges is to finish a college ways been the basis for the suc-
our Iowa association warrant year and then announce changes and improvements in the
more than the mere insertion cess of our profession. We
faculty list to take effect beginning with the Fall term. Still contend that osteopathy is so
under the regular title, on page College is, jumping the gun on this staid plan for two very
four. We doubt if the average superior in its beneficial effects
good reasons. on the body that even in the
osteopathic physician, either in
Iowa or outside the state, ap- We are still at the top in the matter of registration of hands of mediocre technicians it
preciates the n'eeded alertness, of students in each of the classes. This means to us that we is often a spectacular success.
our officials and is aware of how hiave the confidence of our friends and that they appreciate We also contend that osteopathic
constant this must be, and is, the efforts we have been making towardis building the strong- technic igs not only an art but a
within our own state. With the 'est osteopathic institution. Our increase in students is not science and while dexterity and
present multitude of conglomer- an accident. It is the result of direct investigation on the grace must be developed in the
ate laws and rulings that are part of many of our graduates and friends or thru favorable department of technic there must
continuously seeking to relegate reports on the conduct of the college indirectly. We promised also be found the basic reason
the osteopathic physician no day that when we had the opportunity to add to our strength and for the use of specific technic.
can be allowed to pass without man power that we would do so. This opportunity came and Several members of the faculty
a search of what is being done for the good of our science we could not afford to turn it have voluntarily banded together
in nearly every bureau affecting down. Our good fortune in securing added authoritative this semester for the major pur-
the physical well-being of our teachers is passed on to you for your students. In adding pose of getting down to basic
population. Our officers recent- men of known ability to our teaching force we compliment 'scientific principles of technic.
ly discovered an adverse ruling ourselves but we are extending our thankis to you for making Each Tuesday night for the
applying to State Aid to the this move possible and you in turn will compliment your next several ' months you will
Blind. An amendment was of- students by advising them to seek instruction under such find a group around the famous
fered, submitted to the Federal leaders as we have to offer. We are confident of our good round table 'at 3511 Kingman
Social Security Board in Wash- judgment and we are confident that you will respond Eo that which is immediately adjacent to
ington by the Iowa State Depart- when opportunity knocks again we may be prepared to acquire Dr. Hall'aday's den. This den, by
ment of Social Welfare, returned and retain teaching talent for the benefit of your students. the way, is a veritable museum
and approved here Janpary 24. This great opportunity was our first reason for adding to our and reference library on the sub-
Dr. C. D. Swope of Wals:hing- faculty at this season of the year. ject of osteopathy and kindred
ton complimented the board on subjects so the investigators will
Several full time members of our faculty have been doing have access to nearly every thing
its action and congratulated too much. Teaching the heavy scientific subjects making up
them for their initiative and al- printed on the subject.
the course in osteopathy is, tiring. Three or four lectures Dr. Arthur D. Becker will con-
ertness in securing this favorable each morning plus laboratory and clinical hours in the after-
ruling. tribute his !long experience in
noons is too heavy a schedule for any instructor to carry, for both the theory and practice of
As a whole the attitude of the hours must be added to the regular schedule to take care of
profession in Iowa has been too technic.
conferences, writing, research and many other duties as;soci- Dr. Byron Laycock will ar-
indifferent. This may be true in
ated with modern methods of teaching. By relieving some of range the findings in a manner
other states and if so it means our overworked instructors we are adding to their efficiency
the loss of; prestige that might applicable to the teaching view-
and that means better teachin'g for the instructor is not point.
be retained and firmly establish- compelled to work at high tension or art the point of ex-
ed if attention is given at the Dr. Lonnie Facto will draw
haustion so much of the time. The redistribution of the from his experience as a speaker
proper time and by proper meth- schedule will add to the efficiency of every member of the and program chairman of this
ods. We quote from a letter to
faculty. section of the A. 0. A.
Mr. Dwight S. James, our attor-
ney. This letter was written Our added man-power gives us two items of considerable Dr. Woods will interpret from
from the office of the Iowa State importance from an executive and clinical standpoint. Dr. a clinical Standpoint.
Department of Social Welfare. Arthur D. Becker is now free to devote his time to the many Dr. Delbert Johnson will offer
Read this' carefully and note that duties 'of an executive of 'a college instead of using a great suggestions from a late field
Osteopathic physicians are grant- part of hits energy as a member of the teaching staff. Also view especially regarding the
ed equal rights and standing the clinical care of our many patients can now be extended to needs of the student.
with other physicians. added special service in several departments. There will be Dr. Owen will analyze the sub-
Dear Mr. James: greater efficiency and expanded service in two extremely im- ject from the theoretical and
Th'e State Board of Social Wel- portant divisions of college management. practical pathological findings.
fare approved the following Aid Dr. Halladay will offer his
These changes are of vastly more importance than shown anatomical specimens and his
to the Blind rules on January
on the mere face of a printed schedule. We are already now unique knowledge a'cquired in
24, 1940:
Blind Rule 5-3-1 for ,the cli.aiss you will send to us next Fall. We are giving the research on the spine.
"A letter shall be written to fine class just entered the first opportunity at this improved Dr. Kimberly will check on
each ophthalmologist whose faculty. We have not waited until late in the Summer and anatomical statements.
names appear on the authorized tried to get the idea over to you in a few weeks. We are six It is planned to take each
list approved by the State Board months ahead of other announcements of a like nature and joint of the vertebral column
This letter we are happy to reveal this added strength at a time when and review the technic recom-
of Social Welfare.
shall explain the plan and state you may fully appreciate it and have the time to pass this mended by our various writers.
the fee schedule. If the ophthal- good news on to some who have been waiting for this oppor- That which may be classed as
mologist desires to participate in tunity. To make this even more practical let us go thru scientific will be approved, rec-
the program, he shall sign in the major changes with you and show you the new strength. orded and photographed in ser-
duplicate an agreement to this Dr. Arthur D. Becker, now being relieved of daily class ies. The written report will be
effect. He shall retain a copy work will supervise the teaching plan in each department, phrased in scientific yet under-
and send the original to the Di- correlating each with the other and shifting subject time and standable language for we feel
rector of the Division of Public sequence into a smoother continuity of study. that the time has come for us to
Assistance for state office files. make a very definite record of
Dr. Lonnie L. Facto has returned to the faculty. He our ideas on, osteopathic teichnic.
"A list of ophthalmologists
assumes his duties along the lines of study that have already The nomenclature approved
practicing within the State of
made him an authority in the diagnosis of diseases of the by the associated colleges several
Iowa shall be compiled in con-
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If(^R4P ITY NOTeS President, A. E. B~iorchardt;

"Still" at the Top that each city has to the exclu-
sion of any other. We will visit
the Missouri Botanical Gardens
1Vice President, John Hardey; It is going to be extremely and find our old friend Laditslaus
KSecretary, E. Hover; Treasurer, difficult for us to contain our Cutak who is in charge of the
J. Yagoobian; Corresponding jubilence in a dignified manner. Cactus House. We will run out
Secretary, Tom Hewetson. We closed the Freshman regis, ,to Forest Park and take time to
tration and checked the results review its many attractions. You
and find that we have twenty should enjoy one evening of
President, Charle Gray; ice two in the new class. We have Municipal Opera and you should
President, Ch~arles Gray; Vi~ce not gone over them yet for sta- see the Lindberg Exhibit. It is
President, Kenneth Woolescroft;
tistics but they look good and not enough to go to a convention
Secretary, Slcott Fisher; Treas-
we are highly gratified to find city and confine your activities
urer, Jess Varner; Corresponding
this number matriculating in the to the hotel and the auditorium.
. . C. Secretary, Jack Lilly. mid-year. We graduated thirteen Your education should be ex-
so this gives us an increase of tended beyond the confines of
There is little to write this
month. We have asked for re- Aor nine providing we had no losses
in any of the lower classes. A
the meeting and you have the
opportunity this year to add a
ports by or before the first of Cerebrum, Bernard Weiss; report shows that three have re- great deal to your broader view-
March and knowing the commit- Cerebellum, Irving Hirshman; turned after having been out for point of outside attractions.
tee is at work in St. Louis get- Pons, Lou Radetsky; Calamus one or more semesters. This is We hope you will not miss this
ting these ends tied together we Scriptorius, Dave Friedman; good news also. chance to be a part of one of
are not bothering anyone until Neuroglia, Edward Kanter; Cal- The other item that warms our largest conventions. St.
after that date. Letters recent- varia, Arthur Friedm'an. our hearts is: the transfer of five Louis is located so near the ab-
ly received indicate that we will from other colleges, these enter- solute center of our osteopathic
have every facility for excellent ing with the regulation credit population that we have every
food, fine entertainment and from other colleges of osteopathy reason to believe that most of
ample accomodations for the es- President, OGeorge Sutton; Vice or medical schools. you will be there.
'timated numnber attending each President, Neil Woodruff; Secre- Next month we will give you If we hurry we will be able to
reunion and banquet. We are tary, John Schott; Corresponding the detail about these additions do all the things we want to in
not worrying about the St. Louis Secretary, Jack Miller; Treas- to our growing student body. preparation for this big yearly
program for our Council meet- urer, John Engleman; Seargent- Folks, we thank you for your event. We must write to sev-
ings for much of the work is al- -at-Arms, Dan Toriello. support and we hope to continue eral of our old friends and know
ready done. to conduct the affairs of this col- that they will also be there. We
Our organizations may be in- lege iso that you and your stu- must plan a little get together of
terested in knowing that the ALB dents may be assured of the that friendly group that used to
Federal Department of- Educa- President, Becky Richardson; finest in osteopathic instruction. meet a few years back in school
tion is considering plans! for a Vice President, Lilly McClure; and have such a good time to-
listing of all fraternities and Recording Secretary, Rachel gether. We wonder how prac-
sorori'ties in a special survey of Payne; Corresponding Secretary, St. Louis tice is progressing with some of
college activities. The hint is Emma MacAdams; Treasurer, that bunch. We wonder if we
that this survey is to determine Georgiana Harris; Escort, Mary Once the Winter corner is will know the youngsters, who
the influence of our organiza- Toriello. turned, the Spring months move must have grown almost out of
tions on the development and all 'too rapidly towards our annual our sight by this time. We won-
conduct of our students. convention. We are now only der if the old man has less hair
In our official capacity we Alumni four months; from packing that and more wrinkles and is he
have written requesting more I
extra shirt and making our trek getting lumpy in places. Maybe
definite information about the Even tho we show the gain we to a city of many attractions. we have changed some too, but
proposed plan. Nothing official wanted and needed, thanks to Our annual meeting is staged for surely not. We feel just the
has come out of Washington yet the extra effort of many of you. a number of reasons, and if you same as w-e did twenty years
so hold tight until we find out it is not time for us to rest on find that any two of these that ago.
the detail of the hint recently our oars. Our hardest hurdles appeal to you then you should Well, we have only four
dropped to us by a good friend. are ahead for you in the field be at St. Louis. months to get things in shape
H. V. H., iEtc. Secy. mulst surely realize that the col- We like to review the advance- for this trip so we had better be
lege's greatest handicap is before ments made during the past year. making plans right now for the
us. Two years of pre-osteopathic Our programs are being im- rush of Spring will soon be upon
Our Organizations college training is now demanded proved each year in the matter us and the time will pass too
of each matriculanlt. The books of reports of progress and meth- quickly. The convention will
Space again limits our reports are definitely closed on candi- ods of increasing our service be here and we will not be ready
from our fraternities and soror- dates having only one year of area. Our educational program to go.
ity. They have juist passed thru college. Those of you who have that works thruout the entire
a very busy. season and have been organized into state asso- year is of interest to each of us.
much to tell you about their ac- ciationsl mulst begin now to inter- We want to meet these men and Canadian Visitors
tivities during the past month est students for the Fall Class women who are back of this Des Moines Still College was
but we are limiting the reports and for others that will follow. division of service. We want honored on F'ebruary 6th by the
in this issue to the newly in- The next few years mean so to personally contact the officers visit of Dr. R. B. Henderson of
stalled officers. The plast month much more than you can imagine of our association to know them Toronto, Ontario and Dr. E. S.
has been filled with banquets for to those of us who are working better and to bring to them a Detwiler of London, Ontario,
departing Seniors, receptions hard to make you proud of your personal message of support and members of the Board of Re-
and smokers for the incoming institutions. We cannot continue confidence in the future. gents of the Province of Ontario,
students and regular meetings unless! we have the, support from We enjoy the fellowship of the Canada.
meaning a fresh start on a new the outside. The success of this halls and exhibits. We should Their mission was to inspect
semester. Next month we hope college in working to the top have more time for the little the college and the hospital
to have the space to return their and keeping this position must reminiscent meetings. A few which they accomplished in a
reports to a full page of interest- be an inspiration to you to keep minutes with each of the old thorough manner. A special as-
ing events. this position for your Alma friends we meet at a convention sembly was called at which the
Mater. Above this record sitand's are not enough to review the visiting doctors spoke to the stu-
a reason of greater importance many incidents that made us dent body and at this time they
ATLAS C@MB By sending a student to a college friends, in the beginning and will cordially invited senior students
Noble Skull, Bob McKay; Oc- of osteopathy you are adding keep us friends thruout life. Our I to seriously consider Ontario as
cipital, John Engleman; Pylorus, strength to your own position as fraternity and Alumni meetings I a location for practice.
Ernie Johnson; Stylus, Robert an osteopathic physician. give us some time for these per- It was a real pleasure to have
Drews; Styloid, Dan McKinley. sonal 'touches but to see and these fine representatives of the
talk to old friends is certainly Canadian Osteopathic Profession
of London writes us su:c an important part of our annual :call upon us and we were glad to
nice comment now and then. I1 meeting. make our entire resources avail-
Archon, G. H. Wirt; Subar- is a real pleasure to have hin We enjoy the city itself. We II able to them for their considera-
chon, H. Bowden; Pronatarius, on our Log Book roll. ThankE like to steal away and take time ,tion. They expressed themselves
Ozzie Neilson; Crusso Phulax, Dr. Dunning for your wordis o: to see the local exhibits of art I was being highly pleased with the
Harry Plautz. encouragement. and other attractive features I many evidences of progress.

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lungs. Occasionally one may see
a central pneumonia in which

Our Augmented Faculty


The Official Publication of

case the consolidation can not be
disclosed by the usual physical
examination of the chest, but
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DES MOINES STILL COLLEGE may be determined by X-ray ex-
OF OSTEOPATHY nervous system. Part of his time will be devoted to the
amination. enlarged clinical plan.
Editor --------------- E. Harwood The heart should be carefully Dr. Byron Laycock has already established a reputation
watched each day and often as a lecturer and demonstrator of technic and has been a
Faculty Adviser -- H. V. Halladay serves as a reliable barometer of deep student of principles. Still College is a college of osteo-
the patient's general condition. pathy and we feel that in adding Dr. Laycock to the depart-
President --.-- Arthur D. Becker The second sound at the pulmon- ment of osteopathy that we have given you the best that the
ary area is sharp and clear on profession can offer. We specialize in osteopathy and we are
Osteopathy Without Limitation auscultation the first two or three very glad to augment our faculty group with a sincere student
days of the disease and usually of osteopathy such as we find in Dr. Byron Laycock.
becomes less clear and softer to- Dr. Paul Kimberly has been an able assistant in the
Osteopathic Therapeutics ward the end of the first week. department of Anatomy for the past (two years. He is retained
REGION OF THE THORAX If this second pulmonary sound in this department and will add to his teaching hours con-
becomes blurred and indistinct it tinuing with his fine leadership in the Anatomical Laboratory.
(Number 17 in Series) is evidence that the right heart With these additions and changes we feel that Still
Lobar Pneumonia is failing and demands prompt College has more to offer than at any time in her long and
Lobar pneumonia is an acute attention. Any developing ir- successful career. That the new arrangement is a success has
infectious disease usually caused regularity of the pulse is very already been proven in class work even tho the semester has
by the pneumococcus. It is most important and usually indicates just started. We are watching every corner and will
frequent in the winter and early serious cardiac embarrassment. smooth out the little rough places that may show up before
spring months. It affects adults Cyanosis and undue increase in the end of the semester. Our point is that by starting now
for the most part, although it the pulse and respiratory raite with this faculty wei defy you to find a more efficient teaching
may occur in children, particu- have a similar significance. The group for your students next Fall, whether they come to us as
larly in early childhood. It is a blood pressure should be deter- Freshmen or with time credit.
serious disease and cautses more mined early in the disease so We are extremely proud of the strongest concentration
deaths than any other infectious that any marked change later of osteopathic instruction ever offered our profession.
disease. It has been aptly termed may be evaluated. Marked in- Next month we want to take you thru one of our depart-
"The Captain of the Men of crease in pulse rate with a defin- ments and will bring you our reasons for feeling that Still
Death." In the elderly and in ite drop in the systolic pressure College has more to offer in osteopathic education.
those whose strength and resist- is of serious impart and indi-
ance hats been lowered by other cates 'cardiac insufficiency. Fatal
disease or accident it may occur termination in lobar pneumonia
is usually due to toxic poisoning
Grandpa Halladay "'-.
vjlly 'ne
as a terminal event. With old
people the symptoms often are of vital nerve centers. The The following telegram was I had occasion recently to
atypical. heart does not fail because of received from Monta Sana Hospi-
the lung consolidation but rather stand at the corner of Sixth and
The diagnosis is usually easy tal, Los Angeles, Calif., just in Keo and watch traffic. This is a
in typical, frank lobar pneu- because of toxic poisoning of time for us to pull the forms busy corner. The N-S street is
monia. It begins very acutely medullary centers. from the press and tell you the the major artery leading to or
with a chill, a rapid risle in tem- (To Be Continued) news. Mrs. Grigsby will be re- from the business district from
perature, rapid pulse and respi- Arthur D. Becker, D. O. membered by many of our for- the North. Keo is a wide E-W
ration, an expiratory grunt, dilat- mer students and the profession street skirting the business dis-
ing alae naisi, flushed cheek or asi the daughter of Dr. Virg Hal- trict on the North and swiftly
cheeks, pain in the side due to a DR. GEORGE W. GIOODE-
Phone BIEA. 4646 Brook- laday. The babe was born on moving c;ars of all sizes and
dry pleurisy, a painful cough, Lincoln's birthday. utility are anxious to be some
and blood-tinged sputum. There line, Mass., is Commissioner of
the Fire Department. We! learned Dr. H. V. Halladay where else when they arrive at
is a tendency for the patient to 722 6th Ave., Des Moines, Ia. this corner. Pedestrians moving
lie on the affected side. this recently in dickering with
George for a few feet of hose to Seven pound four ounce baby to or from the busines area or
Leucocytosis occurs promptly girl arrived at 10:50 p. m. She across need to be especially care-
and may vary from 20 to 30 use in a power demonstration.
We have always been ambitious is a beauty and we have decided ful at this intersection. Traffic
thousand. Within 24 to 48 to keep her. Francels came thru lights are provided and safety
hours evidence of consolidation to save a chee-ild and now we
have an inkling of an idea as to with flying colors and is doing islands have been constructed
of one or more lobes of the lungs fne. Harry C. Grisgsby, Jr. for their protection. We were
may be determined by percussion how it might be done. If we
can get George to make us an particularly interested in the
and by auscultation. The sputum NORTHERN INDIANA safety islands.
maintains a close relation to the honorary member of the Brook-
line Fire Department we can, We have word from Secy. One step either up or down
lung pathology, showing fine Forster of South Bend that Dr.
strealks of bright red blood at with impunity, go right out on separated the pedestrian from
the street and save the first 18- O. H. Olsen recently gave them safety or danger. Step up and
the stage of acute ingorgement a fine talk and demonstration on
or infiltration. With the stage year-old female blond that we be safe, step down and you are
see. Don't all of you ask at X-Ray in Diagnosis. This was in danger. It semed that every-
of red hepatization the sputum rNrn." h t'k- ,.r1c-hl urn,,,h Itt at the regular meetinp of the
becomes the characteristic rusty UIICone UL WnJU s11ill W e save nerIJ one crossing the street even with
for? Northern Indiana Osteopathic the light hurried to the spot of
sputum later changing with the Association. Dr. E. B. Porter,
stage of gray hepatization to a safety, took a breath, looked
presided. around and then hurried on to
mucopurulent type. The sputum ARTHUR E. BORCHARDT-
is very sticky and tenacious in of the Senior class took the protection of the opposite
the early days of the disease. unto himself a wife, Muriel De- We were shocked recently to
The temperature usually Busk, Friday, February 2. The read of the death of Charles I could not help but think of
reaches 103 or 104 and main- event was celebrated at St. Spencer. the safety islands that have been
He came to Des
tains a high and fairly constant John's and attended by members' Moines in 1900, entered the col- built for us by the A. O. A. In
level and frequently declines by of both families several traveling lege, graduating in 1902 and re- all matters that pertain to the
crisis in about 7 to 9 days. many miles in order to be at the mained on the faculty for three welfare of our profession, our
the pneumonia runs more than ,ceremony. Our congratulations advancement, our protection and
years. California called and Dr.
10 days the temperature more and best wishes. Spencer located in Los Angeles our stability, we have an asso-
commonly ends by lysis. The in 1905 early earning for himself ciation that has erected safety
pulse alt first full and strong be- DAVIS AND GECK- an enviable reputation as a care- islands for us. We have but to
comes smaller and weaker as the of Brooklyn, N. Y., kindly ful diagnostician and an expert take the one step to assure our-
disease continues. The pain in furnished a film for our assem- osteopathic physician. His suc- selves of a continuance of this
the side subsides in two or three bly January 5, the operation be- cess in the care of athletes dates service in our behalf. As a
days. ing an interesting one on th'e back to the days of Honus Wag- member of our national associa-
One or more lobes may be in- gall bladder. We, have a brain ner and Ty Cobb and he was tion we can feel that we have
volved in consolidation. The operation booked from the same known by the most famous of helped with our. little bit of
most common site of involvement firm for February :9 and wish to ball players for over thirty years'. moral and financial support to-
is the lower lobe of the right express our thankis to this firm We are proud to have had Dr. wards the building of more
lung. If two lobes are involved for their generosity in extending Spencer as one of our early safety islands where they are
in the process it ius usually the to us the privilege of drawing teachers and graduates of this needed most.
lower lobe of both right and left from --
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college. H. V. Halladay.
the patient made an excellent

i. (Ol. . ' T Graduation Affairs

The history-making
recovery. We hope for similar
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that close:the schedule of each less to add that the skit proved years ago will be used. as the
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Iowa - Initiative class consist of Class Day, Ban- far more amusing than instruc- basis for the description of a
(Continued From Page 1) quet and Graduation. -Our re- tive. given lesion. The several lesions
sultation with a'practicing oph- 'cent Senior Class kept these recognized at a given articula-
thalmologist of recognized stand- dates- widely enough scattered so A finale consisting of the wav- tion will be classified and a spe-
ing, designated by the Director ,that the effect of one had partly ing flag with symbols indicating cific technic outlined for each
of the Division of Public Assist- worn off before another needed the college and A. O. A. in the finding.
ance and approved by the State attention and while no serious background added a dignified Reference books already at
Board 'of Social Welfare. Every casualties have been reported we touch to the end of the Senioris hand for this study include A. T.
effort shall be made to have a have noted a sudden quietude part of the program. Still, Ashmore, Downing, Tucker,
complete list of ophthalmologists that followed the final ceremony. Dr.' Halladay took over and Hollis, Bigsby, Murray, McCole,
within the state. This list shall With the cl;aizs scattered now we asked Dr. Becker to make the Castlio, Hulett, Hazzard, Swan-
be approved by the State Board can safely report beginning with Senior Awards for extra work berg, Beadle, Lovett and Halla-
of Social Welfare and the Iowa their Class Day program Friday, in the departments of the col- day's Applied Anatomy of the
Medical Society, as far as it con- January 12. lege. Henry Goeken, Paul Kim- Spine.
cerns doctors of medicine, and by A number by the college or- berly, iGloeffrey Lawrence, Jean No publication is contemplated
the State Board of Social Wel- chestra opened the assembly. LeRoque, Bob Lindquis't, Ed at this time. This is being done
fare and the Iowa Society of This was to be followed by a Reese, Don Sloan and Dale Wid- for the benefit of the osteopathic
Osteopathic Physicians and Sur- fanfare introducing: Dale Figg mer received special certificates diagnostic and technic staff of
geons, as far as it concerns doc- attired to represent "1936" or from the college. Don Sloan and the college and if practice proves
tors of osteopathy, and in each the year the class entered. Dale Henry Goeken were awarded the its popularity and usefulness
instance the list of ophthalmolo- got a little impatient and wa's Sigma Sigma Phi cups for super- than printed releases will be
gists from the medical profession on the platform before the uni- ior service to the college and to considered by subscription only.
shall be filed with each County son of trumpets could be unified. Osteopathy. We feel that research of this
Welfare Board and the County A't the other extreme in size kind will eliminate some of our
Medical Society, and the list of came the class president, Henry Dr. Halladay then called 18 technic that at times approaches
ophthalmologists from the osteo- Goeken all ready to graduate. Freshmen to the platform and a dangerous stage. It will give
pathic profession shall be filed Henry delivered the address of announced their awards in the us an approved scientific technic
with each County Welfare Board welcome and expressed for the form of solid metal keys for not built on the idea of a spec-
and the District Osteopathic So- class their pleasure and satisfac- having attained ;a grade of 95 % tacular demonstration of some
ciety." tion at having arrived at this im- or more on the final Osteology trick rrvement but bawsed on
Blind Rule 5-3-2 portant stage. exam. reasons that may be easily
"It shall be the duty of the At thiis' point Jean LeRoque As the orchestra played the traced to accuracy in a diagnos-
Director of the Division of Pub- 'took over and introduced the final number the assembly was tic and therapeutic plan.
lic Assistance, upon recommend- Drake Singing Ensemble. This invited to hesitate at the door Again Still College is taking
ation of the Society representing group is always welcome and Ifor a minute and each was pro- advantage of its faculty and
its own classification of ophthal- highly appreciated by our entire vided with a souvenir sample of planning for better osteopathic
mologists, to keep the approved student body. Elmer Hansen a favorite Des Moines product education.
list of such qualified opthalmolo- followed with a short but ac- thru the courtesy of the class.
gists in current order and to curate history of the class. As
forward all changes, additions, or with the majority of classes it In spite of the severe cold a Polk County
revisions to the County -Welfare suffered losses and gains nearly crowd of nearly 60 gathered at Polk County Osteopathic As-
Board and the County Medical every semester but finally won Younkers for the Senior Ban- sociation enjoyed the hospitality
Society if same applies to a doc- with 'an increase over the origi- quet. Members of the class, the of Des Moines Gleneral Hospital,
tor of medicine, and to the nal number registering. faculty, trustees and guests en- Friday, January 12th. Fifty-
County Welfare Board and Dis- Dale Widmer neatly disposed joyed a fine meal, beautiful table two members and guests were
trict Osteopathic Society if same of all of those things that Sen- decorations, and a companionable present.' A delicious dinner was
applies to a doctor of osteo- iors are anxious to be rid of. It crowd. Dr. Becker called upon served by Mrs. Schwartz. Dr.
pathy." Sincerely yours, is doubtful if some of the re- Dean Schwartz, Dr. Marshall and J. P. Schwartz was the speaker
(Signed) F. T. Walton, Director cipients of this generosity ever Dr. Halladay for short talks. of the evening and gave a most
Division of Public Assistance. use the valuable gifts left in Henry Goeken responded for the interesting and instructive lec-
their possession. Bob White claiss. In announcing the vale- ture on Neisserian infections.
must have smoked a marajuana dictorian Dr. Becker called the Polk County is glad to wel-
Applicants for State for his imagination soared in attention of those present to the come Dr. L. L. Facto who has
predicting the future of his very close figures for three mem- recently returned to the Still
Membership clasismates. The good humor of bers of the class. Elmer Hansen College faculty, also Drs. B. E.
the Will and Prophesy was en- scored slightly in the lead and Laycock and Hugh Clark, two
Robert A. Lindquist, Des Moines. joyed by all and the boys are will have his name engraved new faculty members. We hope
D. E. Sloan, Des Moines. to be congratulated for keeping with others having won this dis- they will meet with us often.
H. C. Goeken, Des Moines. their remarks within rational tinction on the Pisi Sigma Alpha The Association is renewing
P. E. Kimberly, Des Moines. limits. plaque. Paul Kimberly and its contract with the A. O. A.
Geoffrey Lawrence were very for fifty copies of the Osteopathic
Our State President
Following a number by the
orchestra Dale Figg representing close rivals. magazine monthly. These are
the class presented the college (Commencement services were to be sent free to schools and
We have a personal letter to- with a fine spot light to be used held at the college auditorium librarie's.
day from our state president, Dr. in one of the specialty' diagnostic the night of January 19. Rev. At the last Polk County meet-
Rolla Hook. We have been rooms. Goeff Lawrence then ap- Marvin Sansbury addressed the ing a motion was made and
friends for years and we do not peared and called Dr. Halladay Igraduates, wishing for them all passed by unanamous vote, that
like to hear of Rolla's illness. to the platform presenting him Iof the good things in life as, a the Legislative Committee, of
At present he is at the Anton with a Kirsten cigaret holder. reward for their diligence in col- which Dr. Klein is iChairman,
Kani Hospital in Omaha and ils Dr. Halladay had been selected Ilege and in practice. Mr. Wil- write letters to Senators Dowell,
not at all well. His many grave as class advisor and this momen- liam Lee of 'Drake University Herring and Gillette, requesting
responsibilities have been partly to from the class will be a last- sang, accompanied by Miss Marie that Osteopathic Physicians be
responsible for his weakened ing reminder of the contacts Wissler. Following the presen- given equal consideration under
physical condition but, with him, with this group. tation of the class by Dean J. P. practise act S1620.
.we are hoping for a speedy re- The Play's the Thing and so 1 Schwartz and the conferring of The regular February meeting
covery. Rolla feels that he may the Seniors must leave with the Ithe degrees by President Becker, was held at 6:30 p. m., Friday,
have to give up his work with audience an interpretation of an informal reception was held February 12th, at the Kirkwood

the state association and take a some of their impressions. With in the waiting room of the col- Hotel.
i Dr. Anton Kani of
complete rest for a year. We Ed Reese as the victim in a cldn- lege. I Omaha, spoke on "Osteopathy at
sincerely hope that before that ical examination he was subject- We have closed the book on the Crossroads." Surgical mo-
time he will be back in good ed to the searching diagnostic thirteen graduates.
I They have tion pictures in technicolor taken
health again and filled once more methodis of nearly every member scattered and carry with them by Dr. Kani at his hospital were

with that vim and vigor that has, of the factulty. As usual the the message of osteopathy. Our also shown. We were very glad

characterized his life and work finally had to have surgery very best wishes go with each to have as guests, several recent

for many years. We are all pull- and following the removal of and we hope to hear soon of graduates of Still College.

ing for you Rolla. ribs and nearly everything else E success in a permanent location. .Ruth Paul, D. 0., Secy.

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Volume 18 March 15, 1940 Number 3
Volume 18 March 15, 19 4 0 Number 3
I LI W. -Ilw- - -
Dr. A. G. Chappell Dies -. -
We first knew him as a tall
thin 'boy with a Southern drawl,
The I

According to Dr. R. C. Mc-
iCaughan of the' Central Office,
22 years ago. He went back to
his home town and made good Des Moines Still College of Osteopathy the meeting held Sunday, March
10 wias without precident. But,
not only there but expanded let us begin earlier.
from the state into national af- announces an intensive week of Dr. H. E. Clybourne and Dr.
fairs. It was a shock to get the J. Paul Leonard, president and
news recently that Skipper had POST-GRADUATE REVIEW AND CLINIC secretary of the D. M. S. C. O.
died February 20 of Cerebral Alumni Association agreed that
Hemorrhage. Our very sincere IL Open to all graduate osteopathic physicians
with so much to be done during
sympathy is extended to his Plan now to do yoour annual "Brain Dusting" with us' the next few- months that a call
family and we know a favorite and our augmented faculty for six days of concentration, meeting in a centrally located
friend will be missed by many city would facilitate matters a
in the state and more at our
national meetings. MAY 27 to JUNE 1 inclusive great deal. Orders were issued
and thru the kindness of Dr. J.
Turn to the right page of your appointment book now. E. Rogers of Oshkosh, reserva-
tions were made at the Lake
Girls Basketball - -- -.
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Shore Athletic Club for confer-
ence room space and other ac-
We have just finished the state
tournament and we are all in.
THE BASIC SCIENCES comodations. Every officer of the
national alumni organization was
What a sport this game has de- present together with others in-
veloped into! Watch for an early terested and at 9 a. m. the fol-
edition of Life and see for your- It is difficult in a short article to clearly convey the ideas of
the managing group that plans the curriculum. We are a part of lowing started working.
self what we have the opportun- Dr. H. E. Clybourne, president
ity of being an actual part of, the Associated Colleges of Osteopathy and the matter of designing
a continuity in osteopathic education is not an elasy task even for of D. M. S. C. O. Alumni Associa-
here in Deis Moines. Now 'fess tion.
up. Aren't you sorry that you the officials of that body. The past forty years have seen changes
in the plan of osteopathic courses that have been rapid and from Dr. J. Paul Leonard, secretary
were not here? Want to see per- of D. M. S. C. O. Alumni Associa-
fectly timed symphonic muscular the beginning have been constructive. Outside influences have
induced isome of the changes and inside inspiration has been re- tion.
activity? Want to see keen com- Dr. John E. Rogers, Endow-
petition with sportsmanship sponsible for others. At the present writing our teaching plan, our
selection and arrangement of subjects, has been mapped in con- ment Councilor of D. M. S. C. O.
paramount? And on the side Dr. Fred D. Campbell, Student
don't you fellows think the newer formity with the demand for every graduate o'steopathic physician
to be a better educated student at the beginning of the course and Recruiting Councilor of D. M. S.
designs in girls basketball togs C. 0. Alumni Association.
are an improvement over the a well rounded general osteopathic physician at the end.
Dr. H. V. Halliaday, College
styles of a few years back? Cer- The first consideration in building a practical course in any Representative of D. M. S. C. O.
tainly, it gives them more free- therapy is to know that the student understands those subjects or Alumni Association.
dom. sciences that form the basis for specific diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Arthur D. Becker, Presi-
Five well trained girls from The Iso-called Basic Sciences are usually listed as these preliminary dent of D. M. S. C. O.
the college were assigned to take subjects. It is the intent of the college management that at some Dr. J. P. Schwartz, Dean of
care of seven of the competing later date students entering this institution shall not be permitted D. M. S. C. O.
teams. These teams sent letters to matriculate without certain of these Basic Sciences taken pre- Dr. Paul Park, president of
to the college requesting this liminary to the course in Osteopathy. The present schedule in- Iowa D. M. S. C. O. Alumni As-
service and we were prepared cludes the Basic Sciences. Since the application of these can be sociation.
and glad to be able to do our perhaps better-done as their therapeutic use unfolds, it would Dr. George Heilman, president
part in making the tournament undoubtedly be more practical to dispose of these studiels before of Wisconsin D. M. S. C. O.
a success. beginning the. course in Osteopathy. The four years then given Alumni Association.
Georgiiana Harris drew the to the study of Osteopathy could be made truly four years of osteo- Dr. Harry Stimslon of the
winning team and if you think pathic study instead of approximately one third basic science and Michigan D. M. S. C. O. Alumni
you can touch her with a ten the remaining two thirds the study of our therapy. We could use Association.
foot pole you are mistaken. more time in the development of osteopiathic diagnosis and treat- Dr. Sam Liebov, chairman of
Don't get her started on the ment and our next advance in the education of an osteopathic the D. M. S. iC. O. Reunion and
events leading up to the last physician must be the expansion of study within our own field of Banquet at St. Louis June 26,
game Saturday night. Lillie Mc- therapy. 1940.
Clure's team beat out Edyth We wonder if in reading this
Gates' team in the semi-finals but Chemistry you can fully realize the import
try to get Edyth to admit that The study of Chemistry seems to be the greatest stumbling of such a meeting,. This? sincere,
her team was the least bit in- block to the majority of students. The major reason for this is unselfish group of workers for
ferior. Beverly Dodge had the that this should be a compulsory istudy in high school and it is not. our college left.their homes, tak-
bad luck to Ibe assigned to early If each high school student were required to take the regulation ing their weekly day of rest, to
losers but enjoyed the good luck course of one yelar of high school chemistry this basis would make devote the entire time in work-
of following thru with other the more advanced divisions of the subject not only more intereist- ing out plans that are primarily
teamis. Gertrude Ganfield was as- ing but easier of application. The present schedule for the teach- for your benefit and pleasure.
signed late due to a lagging re- ing of Chemistry in our osteopathic colleges calls for Inorganic, Several matters of great import-
quest but knew the answer to Organic and Physiological Chemistry. These are given in the ance needed to be considered.
the question "Why did Water- Freshman and Sophomore years and without a preliminary high Your Reunion and Banquet had
ville lose?" school or college course lare certainly difficult. Chemistry is a very been definitely dated and a ten-
Why can't we have these necessary part of the education of any physician. The reactions tative program outlined. Sam
games every month instead of used in diagnosis and many other practical analyses depend upon Liebov's trip from St. Louis to
having to wait a whole year for an understanding of chemical activities. The study of diet may Chicago to go over these pre-
a return. 0 yes, Virg was hang- bei reduced to chemical terms. This subject deals with some very liminary plianis for your meeting
ing around snapping pictures of simple and common chemicals as well as the complicated organic Wednesday night, June 26 re-
the girls and as; usual doing as combinations. sulted in a saving to you of fifty
little work as possible. (Continued on Page 4) (Continued on Page 2)

Pledge Westfiall was the chair- vision of that mighty mite of the
Fraternities man for the occasion, assisted kitchen-the honorable Glenn C.
Following the repast the c.on-
ference continued in Parlor A,
by Pledge Elliot who did some Munger Esq. (Some hash eh with Dr. McCaughan expressing
very clever advertising for the gals?) we played bridge and his complete surprise and grati-
affair. Dancing and games were bingo. Later in the evening re- fication at the call and response
The last regular meeting of played which rounded off the freshments! were served - Wal I such a meeting. He reviewed
Sigma Sigma Phi was held in the evening very nicely. thlat just about all for thiis, time
the college situation briefly and
form of a banquet at Leo's! deli- The Atlas Club every semester -Adios. 0. G. N.pointed out that the future of
catessan with Judge Powers as has a series of speakers which our institutions must depend
the guest speaker. The Judge, appear every other Monday eve- largely on concerted effort with-
who is troubled with a chronice ning. The first speaker for the
cholecystitis, could not partici- new semester was Dr. Zimmer-
New Unique in our own ranks. He added that
he had noted an increased inter-
pate in the meal with us but sat mian, a German refugee from (Continued from Page 1) est in our various institutions
peacefully by while the rest of Vienna who talked on a very in-
cents. Match that in unselfish- during the paist year.
us attacked large slabis of ham teresting modern topic. Monday The business of the conference
ness if you can. Sam spent his
and then delivered a very inter- evening, March 11, Dr. L. L.
transportation to Chicago and re- was not hurried but a number of
esting talk after we had finished. Facto will lecture on technic. The
turn from St. Louis and one day important items were disposed
Now that the six weeks exams practical work committee under
away from his practice to slave of. Reports were heard from Drs.
are over, we see that Dr. Facto the direction of Dr. Paul Rutter money for you. Mlay we assure Campbell and Rogers on Student
hasn't lost any of his "stuff" is outlining a very interesting
you now that this spirit within Recruiting and Endowment. Con-
during his absence from the col- group of speakers for the semes-
the Alumni of our college is structive ideas were offered by
lege and ean still ask about more ters series of talks.
growing rapidly and it is and everyone present all being noted
signs with peoples' name attached Out of the new crop of fresh-
to them than there are names men, who have entered school will be the basis for the main- and miany to be ulsed later in the
tenance of our prestige in the program.
listed in the telephone directory. this term,, we have had the pleas- Dr. Paul Park was designated
Dr. Schumaker is amazed at ure to pledge Joe Cullen, Earl future.
chairman of the Homecoming Ju-
the interest the Senior A class i's Gay, Don Althouse, and Siam Before discussion of the major bilee to be held possibly in Oc-
showing in carbon, hydrogen and Thornton. topic'si of the program Dr. Cly- tober.
ozygen. Thats a good sign that R. 0. D. Stylus bourne called upon Drs. Arthur Dr. H. E. Clybourne, chair-
qualifyings are again drawing D. Becker and J. P. Schwartz of man,
together with Dr. J. P.
near. We wish you the best of the college for any remarks they Schwartz and Dr. J. E. Rogers
luck fellas, and hope you all might care to make. Both com- were charged with building a
knock off 100% in every exam. Wal reckon its time to give plimented the Alumni organiza- definite program of improvement
J. E. N. youse guys and glals the lowdown tion and reported many improve- each year leading up to our 50th
on whats going on round here. ments in the faculty and equip-
anniversary in 1948.
Wel had our smoker here at ment at the college. Each ex- This was the first time but
the houise Tuesday, January 30. pressed the hope that the Alumni
The Gamma chapter of Psi The turn out was exceptionally there will be a second. All
could visit the college and be agreed that no time should be
Sigma Alpha held their senior good-The speakers consisted of convinced of the changes that set for
banquet at the Eiast Des Moines Judge Powers, Drs. Becker, Fac- such meetings but that
have been made during the last with each fully aware of the
club January 9. The toastmas- to, Klein and Owen. several years. It is a well known value of such conferences that
Its sur-
ter Dr. O. E. Owen, introduced prisingly funny just how much fact that graduates of any tcol-
the speaker, Rev. F. J. Weertz. any time a call was made for
knowledge one can pick up at lege think of that institution in thils group of officers to be to-
The following members were these litle get togetheris.-Uh terms' of what it was doing and gether, they would meet.
issued life certificates-E. Han- Huh!! what it had at the time! of their
sen, G. Lawerence, Paul Kimber- It is unfortunate that with
We have had a couple of vsi- graduation. We want you in the 1400 Alumni scattered over the
ly. i tors in the liast two weeks-Dr. field to know that Still College country that each of you could
Beta chapter of Kansas City Millard ,the gentleman and frat is not standing still. It has pro- not have been listening
College honored us by sendingBro from Wisconsin, stopped at to the
gressed each year and will con- topics and the discussions. Every
four members to our senior ban- our humble abode long enough tinue to do so. Both Dr. Becker word and act at this meeting was
quett. to tell us he had found a place and Dr. Schwartz were optomis-
Initiation February 113 was called Summit, South Dakota, an expression of enthusiastic de-
tic of the future and stated thlat
held sire! to back the college in its
held at
at the
the P.
P. S..G.G. house,
house, those
those that seemed to be the place he all they needed was a more com-
program of expansion. The indi-
initiated were W. F erguson, M. would like to practice-Reckon plete appreciation among the vidual was submerged and the
(Ford, E'. Perry, J. Robb. thats .,where we will find him graduates of the many improve-
A banquet
banquet was heldheld at at the
the from now he on. w college and the future of osteo-
A Monwas Good iln ments already made and those
luck Cliff!! pathy put before everything else.
Eiast Des Moines club February The other visitor was, Dr. Fischer contemplated.
26. The speaker of the evening Tht good looking chap fer These officials will soon be
Dr. Halladay'isi reports were writing to you. The personal
was Bill Hamon from the identi- MilwaukeeHe is practicing in largely statistical and dealt with
Milwaukee-He is practicing in
fication department of the city Tennessee and doing right well the number of students in our message thlat they print in the
of Des Moines. He recited his! himself. forthcoming Bulletin will be of
college from the different states great interest to you. Keep in
favorite! poems, which were en- and the proportion of increase
joyed very much. We have four new men living or decrease. It was happily noted mind the sacrifices both in time
R. Woods and R. Anderson ac- in the house at the present time that the past two years have and money that these men have
cepted Pledgeship Gamma Chap- -They are: Jack Bland from given us an increase in each made and see if you cannot
ter extends their 'best regards to West Virginia; Ray Sweney from class and evidence of a continua- match them in your community.
these; two students and wishes Massachusetts; Douglais Frantz tion of this confidence. The college is extremely
them a very successful college from Michigan (potatoe farmer) proud ,of its Alumni officers. It
year. E. E. B. 'and last if not least that little It was decided to publish a is fully aware of the handicap
guy in the brilliant red shirt, Bulletin to be sent to ealch Alum- under which they are working to
Herbert Clausing from Tulsa, nus advising our graduates more initiate an increased interest in
Ai LZS L 2)noL Oklahoma. Es even got air on intimately of the various plans the needs of the college and os-
Now that the first six weeks es cheesf!! discussed and accepted at this teopiathy. The handicap is not
exams' are over we can plunge Thei other night-Wednesiday meeting. Watch for this import- in workable ideas but in work-
right back and burn more of the February 7, to be exact-We ant document and do not throw able aides in each state.
midnight oil, getting ready for had the Still College Coeds for it away but keep it for future Alumni meetings are being
the second six weeks work. The dinner. Those present were B.ecky reference. planned in several statess. We
semester is well underway now, Richardson (president of Delta The noon hour approached. ask you to attend these and
and the! Atlas Club 'wants: to ex- Omega), Georgiana Harris, Edy- Drs. Becker and Schwartz con- learn more about the organiza-
tend its hearty good wishes and the Gates, Rlachel Payne, Emma ferred and returned with the: an- tion. An Alumni luncheon will
good luck to all the new men, Louise MacAdams, Mildred Wey- nouncement that dinner was be- be held during the Post Grad-
who have by this time, been con- gandt, Lavonne Overton, Murie: ing served by the college in Par- uate (and Review Week at the
vinced on the study of o'steopathy Stewart, Mary Toriello, Beverly lor B, immediately adjacent. How college the last of May. Our big
as a profession. Dodge, Gertrude Ganfield, and they ever prepared that fine 11Alumni meeting will be June 26
The present pledge group of Mary Williams. The dinner gong steak dinner will ever remain a I at Sit. Louis and keep your eye
the Atlas Club gave their tannual II
rang and the shuffle began-The secret but we still think the open for detailed plans for this
pledge party, which is always a charge was lead by Becky /anc chef and aides had something to program. It becomes your will-
bang up affair, Saturday evening, Wirt, the two prelsidents of theii do with it. Dr. R. C. McCaughan, ing duty to assist your officers
February 3. The party was well respective organizations. Aftel guest of the group, arrived on Lin any project that will extend
attended and every one seemed putting on the feed bag which time and the * noon m;eal was truly I the good influence of our college
as affair. and our science.
"'' be
- having-n--, a real time
- I '''D - _ _ of
_ it. was prepared
_ under
__ _ the super_ an enjoyable
plathic treatment to support eli-
The Log Book mination. The spinal centers for
the kidneys, liver and bowels de-
mand repeated normalization.
The Technic Group
Considerable interest i's, being
"I Didn't Know-"
Not long ago I sat listening to
The Official Publication of The following measures are indi- manifested in the work of the a small group making plans for
DES MOINES STILL COLLEGE special Technic committee of the
cated: greatly increased fluid in-
OF OSTEOPATHY take; daily or more frequent faculty. Letters and cards come big things. One member wars
Editor--.-- ..................
E. Harwood enemata; repeated sponge baths'; in asking more about the plan not a stranger for we had known
and in many cases with marked and what will eventually be done him for years, but he was a new-
Faculty Adviser -.- H. V. Halladay toxemia, the use of enteroclysis with the findings. We are not comer in the organization. I was
(Murphy drip) of 5% glucose} selfish and so if the total findings
President .-.. Arthur D. Becker awakened from the usual routine
from 4 to 6 hours at a time, appear to be in the class! of a
twice each 24 hours. Proper real contribution to the study of by a spontaneous remark of his.
Osteopathy Without Limitation Osteopathic Technico you will be "Where have I been while all of
ventilation aids detoxification.
Mobilization of the thoracic cage given the opportunity to share this has been going on?" Later
is valuable. Measures u'seed to in the results. It is a slow pro- he enlarged on this
Osteopathic Therapeutics combat toxemia also serve to cess trying to select a type of
sudden awak-
control high temperatures, in technic that will do what is ening of hi's. It seems that he
REGION OF THE THORAX claimed for it. With seven regu- had been too busy with the af-
which problem we may add the
(Number 18 in Series) careful but thorough upper cer- lar members of the faculty, each fairs of his office and family to
vical normalization as a method making an analysis of the many observe the things that were go-
Lobar Pneumonia UContd. types,, one or two an evening is a ing on continuously in hi's own
of marked value.
The results obtained by the good record. Some of our Tech- immediate vicinity. The group of
distinctive osteopathic treatment To prevent compliciations: The
most common complication is nic is not acceptable. It is not osteopathic physicians around
of lobar pneumonia have attain- specific and being too general in him had been organized for
ed a high pinnacle in the world empyema. The careful normali-
zation of the cervical and thor- scope is not as useful as Technic many years and he had been
of therapeutics. More than 90% selected for a definite purpose. invited to become a member.
of iall cases treated have made acic spine with careful raising
and articulation of the ribs en- The group sol far, has confined There was no selfiish motive
good recoveries as a reisult of the its! observations to the articula- either in the invitation nor in the
skillful and intelligent applica- hances local reisistance of tissues
by normalization of vasomotor tions of the vertebral column. If refusal. Our profession sits in
tion of the fundamental princi- this is finished at the end of the 'conferences with each otheir for
ples underlying innervation. Such treatment ex-
osteopathic semester it will still leave other mutual benefit and not for the
science. erts a favorable influence on
trophism. Should empyema re- divisions of our osteopathic tech- good of any one member. Those
The problem presenting in the sult in spite of such care, prompt nic to be reviewed as time per- who do not affiliate think for
treatment of lobar pneumonia is recognition and surgical treat- mits. the moment that they cannot
in no way dissimilar to that pre- ment are imperative. give, the time nor perhaps the
senting in many acute infectious small amount of financial support
diseases'. Pneumoccoci pulmon- To support vital functions:
Osteopathic treatment to secure
Dr. Halladay Honored neces's'ary for group projects.
ary infections are more serious They need only to investigate
than most and the effelcts of the normalization of the cervical and Recently Dr. H. V. Halladay with an open mind the benefits
toxins elaborated are more dis- upper dorsal Ispine and the las- wrais awarded an honorary mem- in many ways and their first
astrous than in many infections, sociated ribs is the best insur- bership in the Lambda Omicron decision will be over-ruled.
ance for the. maintenance of ade- "I
but the basic objectives of treat- Gamma fraternity. This! is a did not know" is not to be ex-
ment are the same as are met quate cardiac reserves. The cen- double honor. The Lambda Omi- cused. We do know that unless
with in most infections. tral nervous mechanisms are cron Gamma was founded in certain tangible benefits' are
may be stated as follows: likewise protected by these ols- 1924. Chapters are active in manifest by organizations that
1. To preserve and enhance the teopathic measures. All vital Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Des these organizations fade! and dis-
patient's resistance, both gen- organs and tissues are benefited Moines and Chicago. During the appear. We do know that the
eral and local. by measures used in combating sixteen years of Lambdia Omicron American Osteopathic Association
2. To overcome the infection. toxemia. From the first day in Gamma expansion the Grand is producing very certain tangi-
3. To combat toxemia. lobar pneumonia, the efforts to Chap'ter haisi never voted an hon- ble benefits and that it is ex-
4. To prevent complications if combat toxemia mufst be unre- orary membership until its last panding in its good influences.
mitting. In many ways' this fac- meeting when Dr. Halladay wals The one thing that prevents a
possible and to promptly rec-
ognize them and effectively tor may be! said to constitute the unanamously given this honor. more complete coverage of all
"crux of treatment." This, therefore, not only brings needed activities is an increased
treat them if they occur.
5. To support vital functions. To fortify and sped convales- this reward of merit to the indi- membership. Your membernship
6. To fortify and sipeed iconvales- cence: lobar pneumonia is a viduial but also to our college. will enlighten you where your
cence. wicked disease and the toxins of We extend our sincere thanks to appreciation may have been dim.
To preserve and enhance the the infection work havoc thruout the Grand Chapter of the Lamb- We are rapidly nearing the date
patient's resistance, both general the entire body. The heart mus- da Omicron Gamma and the for a great meeting of our affili-
and local, includes: rest in bed; cle, the kidney epithelium, the Local Chapter also for the part ated members. Your name on
proper ventilation; good nursing parenchymatous cells of the liver they played in bringing thils hon- the roll will guarantee the an-
care; suitable and adequate diet; and other tissues in the body or to Des Moines. swer to "I didn't know," many
careful and repeated osteopathic undergo cloudy swelling and times during the year. It will
normalization of the spine and granular degeneration, and in is sufficient. Many cases require add to your confidence and it
paravertebral tissues and the se- severe icasesi focal areas of nec- two to four treatments daily. will give you thiat feeling of be-
curing of adequate sleep. rosis ensue. As long as there is Very severe cases may require ing of service where service is
To overcome the infection: By pathology in these tissues and treatment every two hours, or needed most.
osteopathic treatment we make organs, there will be reflex os- even more frequently during the Sign the blank and mail it to
available to patients their own teopathic spinal lesions (viscero- critical stages of the disease. the Central Office. When you
inherent capacities and re- somatic). These reflex lesions Treatment within the first few step up to the registration desk
sources. The antigen of the in- impair recuperative activities houris following the onset may be at St. Louis there will be no
fective agent is the specific and and maintain the pathology by successful in aborting the case. question ajs! to your standing.
adequate stimulus to those tis- which they were produced. Re- Treatment during the first 48 Yo'u will already be a member.
sues and organs whose function peated osteopathic normalization hours may be fairly insistent and H. V. Halladay
it is to erect barricades (anti- of these viscerosomaltic lesion thorough even though it may tire
toxins, antibodies, opsonins, etc.) areas makes available the nor- the patient somewhat. After 48
mal processes of repair. The
The re!ticulo endothelial tissue's
found in the ispleen, the liver, common error in severe acute in-
hours the treatments should
av.oid fatigue and should be spe-
New Catalog
the bone marrow, the lymphatic fections is for the patient to re- cific, not over long and repeated A completely new catalog is in
structures, and probably many turn to usual activities too sipeed- asi indicated. 'the! process of being edited. With
other tissues and organs are ac- ily. Time and osteopathic treat- Time and the experience of the numerous other things to be
tive in overcoming infections and ment are indicated. It takes thousands of osteopathic phy- done at this season it will be
neutralizing toxins. These tis- time, rest, and restoration of sicians have established the ef- several weeks before copies will
sues and organs can function at bodily resources to make an op- ficacy of such a regime of dis- be available but we are working
optimum only when their blood timum recovery from a serious tinctively osteopathic therapeutic hard and will rush the printing
and nerve supply are miaintained infection such as lobar pne!u- application. For discussion re- job. If you hiave the names of
within normal limits. The me- monia. garding serum therapy, and med- prospective students who need a
chanisms to overcome infections In a few mild and favorable ication, the reader is referred to new edition be sure to renew the
are inherent in the body tissues. cases of lobar pneumonia one standard texts. name for our files. Get your
To combat toxemia: osteo- osteopathic treatment each day A. D. B., D. 0. own request in early for a copy.

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0 long line on opening morning,
3.1k (DI P. 4.$. ---*
as well Las lighten the worsk of
your executive office if your
state dues for 1940-41 are mailed
President Hook to the Secretary in Marshalltown (Continued From Page 1)
While several reports on Pres- well in advance of May 8th. Dues Bacteriology
ident Hook's condition have payments in the mail on 'May 8,
A very thoro study of the subject of Bacteriology is necessary
reached us, today is our first 9 or 10th cannot be credited for for an appreciation of one of the major causes for disease. The
note from him since he entered convention privileges. detail of differentiation of fevers land foci of infection often de-
the Kani Osteopathic Hospital in Membership pends upon the findings of the Bacteriologist. This study definitely
Omaha about February 1st. With Paying ones dues! is only the paintis a picture of the possible seriousness of a diseased part of
his second trip to the operlating first obligation of any ones mem- the} body and offers a basis for the therapy most acceptable in
room now history, and both for bership. Interested participation combating the pathology.
major procedures, he is assured in the aims' and needs of your so- Biology
by his surgeon, Dr. Anton Kani, ciety is indispensable to your
that six weekis may find him at own progress. In order to understand the complicated human body the stu-
work again. We are all delight- den't must begin. his !study with the simple forms of animal life.
Did you know that non-mem-
ed to know you are improving Biology is basic in that idea and its expansion as the normal func-
bers are continuously providing
satisfactorily, Rolla, and wish tions of animal life are studied in connection with evolutionary
evidence of law violation that The
you godspeed for a full and com- changes and the adaptability of animal life to environment.
may surely jeopardize the rights
plete recovery. student realizes that as life, becomes more complicated that the
and privileges of the entire pro-
body must develop in greater detail. Biology answers many ques-
State Convention fesion? How recently have you
tionis' that arise in the study of human functional reactions.
The finial form of Dr. Holcomb known the joy of signing up a
Jordan's program for the 42nd member in your A. 0. A. or State Histology
annual convention of the Iowa Society? Why not be a member The physician must picture in his mind the beginning of
Society of Osteopathic Physicians of the second water, by sending disease. To do this he must have a clear picture of the body under
and Surgeons has juisit gone to in the application of some near- the microscope in health and in disease. Histology shows' us the
the printers. When your copy by non-member als! you bring magnified tissues in health. We must know these in order to
arrives you will agree that he your own current dues for 1940- recognize the same tissues affected by a destructive process. Since
has a rare innovation for us then. 41 up to date? we learn largely by comparison, Histology is the basis for an
The entire program has been de- Refer to your new A. O. A. interpretation of Pathology.
signed on the modern teaching Directory for virtually complete Embryology
p!attern of Visual education. Like status on State and A. O. A. The development of the animal from the simple union of two
the current talking pictures, "It membership. cells is a remarkable story. Certain changes rapidly take place
Has To Be Seen." Here are Applications for Membership during this period of life. If these changes, do not follow a set
some of the high lights you will
B. A. Wayland, Cedar Rapids. rule the newly born infant may show a condition that may be
want to be sure to hear and see: corrected or not. The diagnosis and treatment of cases' often is
Dr. C. B. Blakeslee-Indianap- Clive R. Ayers, Grant.
R. L. Pell, Lake Park. based on a knowledge of slight alterations in the embryologic life
olis, Ind. "The Kidney" (with of the individual.
H. A. Somers, Hawarden.
slides) Ethel Boyd, Spencer.
Dr. A. B. Crites-Kanslas City. Anatomy
B. 0. Hoard, Spencer. The study of the structure of the body is classified under the
"The Treatment of Deafness." J. E. Bunker, Cherokee.
Dr. R. C. McCaughan-Chicago. subject of Anatomy. Histology is microscopic anatomy. Embry-
D. C. Giehm, Sioux City. ology is developmental anatomy and Gross Ana'tomy extending thru
"Our Osteopathic Problems." Respectfully submitted,
Dr, James Sharon-State Health many hours of study, consists of the description of the parts of
F. A. Gordon, D. 0., the body that are visible to the naked eye. Gross Anatomy is the
Department. "The Eye in Sy- Sec'y.-Treas.
philis." basis for many advanced subjects that every physician must be
Dr. S. V. Roebuck-Chicago. familiar with, if he expects to be accurate in diagnosis and treat-
"Osteopathic Technique." Polk County ment plan.
The! Des Moines Still College of Osteopathy has, provided every
Dr. W. Don Craske-iChicago.
"Bandaging and Casts." Thirty-eight guests and mem- opportunity for the detailed study of each of the above basic sub-
Dr. A. D. Becker-Des Moines. bers of Polk County Osteopathic jects. Dr. Shumaker as head of the Chemistry department is a
"Future of Osteopathy." Association met at the Kirkwood recognized authority on the subject. Laboratory hoursi and lec-
Turn now to the date of May Holtel, February 12th, for a 6:30 tures are correlated so that the student enjoyes the greatest benefit
9 and 10 in your appointment P. M. dinner. The guest speaker from each. Experiments are made practical and in each division
record and reserve both days for was Dr. Anton Kani of Omaha, complete equipment may be found in the laboratory for a thoro
continuous attendance at your Nebraska, a 1917, Still College demonstration of the practical application of the subject.
program in Hotel Savery, Des graduate. His subject was "Os- Dr. Hugh Clark, with five years. of graduate and research
Moines, put on by your profes- teopathy at the Crossroads," in study in the Biological department of the University of Michigan,
sion, for your benefit. which he ably summed up the is in charge of the didactic and laboratory instruction in Biology,
Public and Professional Welfare problems Osteopathy faces today Bacteriology, Embryology and Histology and is assisted by Prof.
Committee chairmen of your of becoming a part of a larger Charles Stull. Dr. Clark i's: fully cogniz'ant of the value of these
society were privileged to attend group, or continuing alone to subjects as foundational studies in osteopathy. His courses are
the first "School of Instruction" follow the percepts taught by planned carefully and carried ou't with precision. The acquisition
given by the P. & P. W. Commit- Andrew Taylor Still. Dr. Kani of new microscopes and other laboratory equipment this past year
tee of A. 0. A. The one day also showed two reels of excel- has increased the' scope of this work land we may be certain of a
"School" was held in Chicago lent surgical motion pictures in better understanding of these subjects under the new plan of
Towers Club on February 11th. color, taken 'by himself and Dr. blending lectures', note books and laboratory schedules.
The states of Illinois, Iowa, Wis- Ashmore at the Kani Hospital. The departmen't of Anatomy is under the direction of Dr. H.
consin, Michigan and Indiana Dr. Beryl Freeman asked local V. Halladay who needs no introduction to the profession. His work
were well represented. The pub- Osteopathic Physicians to coop- as a teacher in the profession for the past twenty five, years speaks
lic and your profession in Iowia erate with school representatives for itself. Dr. Paul Kimberly, who hlais been his assistant for the
will certainly derive added bene- in utilizing local resources in ed- past two years, has, been retained on the faculty and will continue
fitsi for the decision of Drs. Jor- ucational problems. As Ositeo- his teaching in the laboratory and in the didactic classes given in
dan, Tueckes, Owen, Biddison piathic representatives to the the Sophomore year. An important phase of the teaching of
and Cunningham to finance their health group of some fifty local Anatomy is the close relation between the mtajor principles of
own instruction in this' work. service! organizations, she stated Osteopathy and all gros's anatomy. Dr. Halladay and Dr. Kimberly
Regulations that this can best be done by are ever mindful of this extremely important interpretation of the
With the adoption of amend- being ready to talk to groups of subject.
ments last year, the beginning of school children on health prob- We are certain that you will not find a better organization for
the Society fiscal year was moved lems when we are called upon the teaching of the basic sciences than we have at our college.
up to May 1st. This facilitates to dso.
do Our students progressing from the subjects listed above to thols'e
evaluation of a full years pro- At the regular March meeting, leading to clinical contacts are well prepared for the advanced
gram by your responsible dele- Dr. B. iE'. Laycock of the Still studies. We are proud of each year at our college. D. M. S. C. 0.
gates a't the annual May conven- ~College Faculty, talked on "Ap- will continue to advance and as time makes demands the curriculum
tion. It also obligates! dues pay- pendicular Technique," and gave and hour's will b'e changed to meet existing conditions. A highly
ment in full prior to registra- some very helpful and practical technical educational course, such as is offered at our college, must
tion at the annual convention to demonisitrations to an interested also anticipate the future and our officers are !alreadylooking ahead
avoid the larger registration fee. group. in preparation for the greater responsibilities that our future grad-
It will save your time in the Ruth Paul, D. 0., Sec'y. uates must meet.

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Volume 18 April 15, 1940 Number

Number 4
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Entertainment At the St.

-l Alumni News
Louis Convention
The There is a renewed activity
due at this time of year among
We believe that no other city

the several organized states. The
has offered our annual conven-
tions the variety and amount of
Des Moines Still College of Osteopathy reports so far, have been mostly
entertainment which is being of- on paper but we are watching
announces an intensive week of closely to see if they are put
fered in St. Louis this year.
Much of it is furnished without into effect. News Bulletins have
charge to visitors at the conven- POST-GRADUATE REVIEW AND CLINIC been promised from the states
tion and some is being paid for and also from the national or-
:_hvba:riousi Societies, Associa- Open to all graduate osteopathic physicians ganization, the latter now in the
tions, Fraternities and individ- process of makeup. Iowa hopes
uals. Plan now to do your annual "Brain Dusting" with us to entertain the Iowa students
The Societies of O. & O. L., before the end of the semester
and our augmented faculty for six days of concentration. and will have a luncheon during
Proctology and Herniology will
meet for their respective clinical the state meeting in May. An-
conventions prior to the conven- MAY 27 to JUNE 1 inclusive other luncheon is called during
tion of the Association and each the Post Graduate and Review
Turn to the right page of your appointment book now. week of May 27th.
of them will hold its annual re-
union and banquet before Dr. Program announcement in our next issue. You will want Michigan has called for a list
Soden opens his big show. of Michigan students and will
to hear and see every hour being planned for you. give, them instructions for the
An attractive program, includ-
ing Past President Arthur E. Summer. Dr. St. Amant and his
Allen as a speaker, has been
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_ @~~~k secretary, Dr. Stimson are busy
planned for the open meeting in with a survey of possible recruits
in the state.
the Statler Ball Room on Sunday
evening, June 23. Early arrivals
at the convention and the public
Expositive Osteopathy Ohio will reorganize during
the state convention and prom-
are invited to attend. Admission ises to give its sister state Michi-
is by ticket only and they should Last month we discussed with you the importance of a gan plenty of rivalry in the race
be secured immediately after ar- firm foundation of basic sciences in the study of osteopathy. for honors. Wisconsin is at work
rival. We hope to be able to In the progression of the subjects that form our curriculum and we hear good reports from
broadcast the latter part of this the next step must be to use this given information and to Kentucky and a number of other
meeting from the Ball Room. apply it in the study and expansion of our principles and prac- spotls.
All visiting lady guests at the tice of osteopathic therapy. Next month we will finish this The one thing that is adding
convention are invited to attend series of three divisions of the course in the explanation of how to our enthusiasm is that we are
a reception for Mrs. Frank F. our students actually practice osteopathy in the final third of getting the names of good pros-
Jones in the Ball Room of the the schedule. pects in nearly every mail. Keep
DeSoto Hotel on Monday after- It is difficult to draw a definite line between Basic Sciences in mind that the names we have
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noon. :1ilKets miust De excnangeau
.IsH os
and Therapeutic subjects. Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology had on the prospect list are near-
at the local registration desk. are basic in that they form the foundation for diagnosis, prog- ly all cancelled now due to the
Both Sigma Sigma Phi and Psi nosis and treatment and yet their application is so closely increase in preliminary require-
Sigma Alpha will have their an- linked with the real study of osteopathy that in their teaching, ments. We are starting all over
nual reunions and banquets in osteopathy cannot be eliminated. These subjects are disposed again and immediate prospective
i students must have the full two
the Statler Hotel on Monday eve- of before the Junior year yet their influence continues and
ning before the President's Re- 'they are never completely disposed of in the mind of the years of college. The future
ception and Ball. must be given a thot also and in
physician. listing interested young men and
The big reception and ball in Physiology deals with the function of the various parts
honor of Dr. Frank F. Jones will women indicate their present sta-
of the body that are studied under the title of Anatomy. A tus and when they will be pre-
be held in the Statler Ball Room physician must understand function as the normal response
Monday evening. Every regis- pared to enter our college.
to stimulation. Any deviation from this response mu'st be It is advantageous to have
tered convention attendant is in- rated as dysfunction and should be studied in order to devise
vited. A nationally known or- your state organized but as in-
and select the proper treatment to correct the condition. dividuals with or without state
chestra has been engaged for Pathology is the study of abnormal Histology. The mind's
this occasion and will be aug- centralization you each have a
eye must see the microscopic picture of disease. The micro- duty to your profession and your
mented by a trio of girl singers scope brings us this record and we follow the changes as repair
from one of the radio stations. college. We need many more
begins and the organs return to normal structure and function. osteopathic physicians and your
Punch will be served without The rapidity of this change depends largely on the selection
charge and other refreshments influence is needed now.
may be obtained in the hotel. of the proper method of treatment and is an important factor
in the satisfactory recovery of the patient.
All ladies who register as
guests at the convention are in-
Principles of Osteopathy are not only distributed thruout Confucius Say-
vited by the St. Louis Osteo- the course in the interpretation of the majority of the subjects, "Seniors are bored of educa-
but are concentrated into a complete course of instruction and tion." And why not? The week
pathic Auxiliary to attend a com- discussion. The basic precepts, of Dr. A. T. Still have not of April 8 they took eight exams
plimentary luncheon in the Stat- changed since their announcement in 1874. The linking of his covering the four years work
ler Ball Room on Tuesday. News ideas of the mechanics of the body with the latest findings of under the title of Qualifying Ex-
has leaked out that only one man the present day scientists is an interesting subject. It plainly aminations. Their emotions ran
will be permitted to lunch with shows that Dr. Still w'as some fifty years ahead of his time in the gamut from real joy, when
the ladies and Dr. Jones has therapeutic insight for the tendancy now is to limit the intro- they found a question they could
been selected for that signal hon- duction of drugs into the body except when indicated by certain answer, to violent anger when
or. He hias our congratulations methods of diagnosis. The day of the indiscriminate use of the old brain failed to give or
and sympathy. drugs has passed and natural methods of treatment are para- tempus fugited in high. The
Golf, trap shooting and fly mount. question now among them is not
casting tournaments have been Principles of Osteopathic Technic brings to the student a how to get into Room 307 but
arranged' for Tuesday afternoon. how to get out of it.
(Continued on Page 2) (Continued on Page 4)

of the party on the other

Fraternities Assemblies teical
mnd of the line. Thanks to the Entertainment At the St.
. T. S. Louis Convention
NT.IT rd0
N. I 0, C. w
We seem to be getting cramp- March 20-A special assembly
ed for space but we must review A was called for a short period and
I tam convinced that we will our assemblies so that you will i argely for the purpose of ex- (Continued from Page 1)
have a great convention in St. know that each Friday something p)laining some of the plans of All who are interested in these
Louis. The work of the Council of interest i's brought before the Llumni.
S State organizations sports should contact the various
is about ended and there is yet student body. within the student body have chairmen at once to learn the
time to make any needed chang- January 26-The beginning X been revived and officials are details
I of these events.
es in the schedule. Banquet assembly of the semester and the bbusy working out plans for the Tuesday night is fraternity
rooms have been assigned and introduction of the faculty. Dr. vacation.
X night and most of the fraternities
the menus selected. Entertain- Lonnie Facto was warmly cheer- March 29-Lt. Lymann, who will hold their annual get-togeth-
ment has been contacted and ed for his return and Dr. Byron c claimed to be "just a fireman" ers in the Statler at dinner. Some

the offering is satisfactory. Pro- Laycock greeted as a new mem- was sponsored by the Phi Sigma will have provided entertainment
grams are in the process of mak- ber of the family. Dr. Paul ( lamma and certainly left no for their members and all have
ing and it will soon be time to Kimberly, now dignified with his loubt in the minds of the stu- arranged attractive programs.
print 1,000 tickets for those who degree, was also given an extra c lents as to his ability. We know Entertainment has been pro-
will attend the fraternity and so- ovation. Most of the faculty ie talked over the heads of those vided for the ladies and non-
rority reunions. I know of a were present but it would be a in the younger classes and his fraternity men on Tuesday eve-
number of people who have been miracle if we had them all on lemonstration of the work of the ning at the DeSoto. The program
working day and night recently dais at one time. firemen with the new type in- consists of a dinner, floor show
and who will continue to work February 9-A combined dis- 1haler was' something to see and quiz program on Osteopathy,
longer and harder than they play of the Freshman class and again. c Many thanks Lt. and the all for the price of a dinner.
should just to know that you a surgical film. The new class IP. S. G. Good talent has been engaged
will be well taken care of during numbering over twenty (a rec- April 5-Mr. Miles, editor of for the floor show and we can
your visit to St. Louis the last ord) were taken apart for the t;he American Legionair, was in- guarantee the quality of the din-
of June. benefit of the various states and ttroduced on the program spon- ner and show. The quiz on Os-
We have already started to many of you know the routineroutine. sored by the Atlas Club. Mr.teopiathy was written by Dr.
get ready for the trip. Our Sum- Boos and cheers were intermin- Miles, having been in the late Drennan and the audience will
mer suit has been taken out of ~
gled as certain states were an- World War spoke on America have opportunity to compete for
storage and will be sent to the nounced. A fine class and now and reminded us of our fortun- cash prizes.
cleaners this week for the re- intimately a part of thigs ate position in the world and on
moval of the Winter's accumu- that they seem to be old timers. this continent. A bus ride has been arranged
It is no doubt for the ladies on Wednesday
lation of wrinkles and dust. Bet- The surgical film on a brain op- true that few of us realize the
ter get your reservation madem morning. Large busses have been
eraltion was from the library of Iprivilege we are enjoying now
the library reserved, each with an announcer
early. Davis and Geck of Broklyn, N. Y. and hope will not be disturbed. who will describe the points of
H. V. Halladay, Exc.-Secy.
February 16-Thru the influ- interest. The trip will be of un-
tn A( nnence
AVn of Glen Walker we enjoyed I. S. O. usual interest because of the his-
A1TL1At a film from. the library of the torical background of modern
Army. The maneuvers necessary
Now that "Hell Week" is overfor the placement of hospital The International Society of St. Louis. Tickets are fifty cents
and formal initiation has taken units and other divisions of the Ophthalmology and Oto-Laryn- each and the tour requires three
place, there are a few fellows Medical Corps were clearly gology will hold its National hours to complete.
Convention in St. Louis June 19, Wednesday evening is Alumni
who can actually call themselves shown Wehope to have a con-
followed by the American Osteo- night. Most Alumni Associations
actives instead of .low down tinuation of this interesting and
instructive movie
pledges, or was it the actives who instructive at some
movie at early
some early pathic Society of Ophthalmology will meet for dinner and later be
were low down?. Never the less date. and Oto-Laryngology June 20-21- entertained with floor shows or
fourteen (has beens) pledges 22. good programs. All of these
can now say they are members February 2 a-Mere mention Any of you who do, or are meetings are to be held in the
and be proud of it. of the number 57 brings to mind interested in, eye, ear, nose and Statler.
"Hell Week" was run off in all sorts of good things to eat. throat work should attend this Your St. Louis Committee is
about the same manner as in the Mr. Jeffery of Heinz entertained convention. You are welcome offering you a choice of parties
past, which ended up with a us with the story of the develop- as a guest even though you are on Thursday night, one a show
"Millionaires Party" on Saturday ment of preservation of foodis by not a member. There will be a at the famous Municipal Opera
March 16. On the Sunday noon canning. Certainly a film that very fine program, clinic and en- and the other a boat ride on the
of formal initiation March 31, each of you should see and not tertainment for those attending. Mississippi. Both are complimen-
the members and pledges en- too full of plugs for the product. Will be happy to meet you in tary to visitors but require an
St. Louiis June 19. exchange of tickets at the local
joyed a banquet at Dotys' Tea Try to get this instructive story
H. J. Marshall, D. O. registration desk before noon on
Room, which was well attended for your own group.
President, I. S. O. Tuesday. Transportation will be
by the Atlas Club and their March 1 Mr. Hlammond of
the Identification Bureau of the furnished without charge to and
guests. from the opera and boat. At-
The annual "Yard Day" of the city surprised us with an hour of DR. C. O. MEYER-
is now associated with the tendance at either event will be
Atlas Club was held Saturday poetry. That he kept us laughing
Madison Street Hospital of Seat- interesting and an evening well
morning, March 30, and with the overtime is enough to say about
work of all the house and out- his allotted time. The program tle, Washington which is under spent.
the management of Dr. E. W. Entertainment schedules have
side men, the premises of the was sponsored by the Sigma Sig-
Pruett. We have some very also been prepared for visiting

new Atlas Chapter house really ma Phi Honorary Fraternity. A large

look fine. March 8-Dr. J. Martin Klots- flattering reports of the fine youths and children.

The Practical Work Committee che, one of the iCity Forum work being done at this institu- variety of entertainment is avail-
on Miarch 1 had a very interest- speakers, held the asembly spell- tion and the excellent equipment able for them, including every-

ing movie on OBI. technic as done bound while he skimmed over and service which is appreciated thing from day nurseries to
in the Los Angeles County Hos- the "Situation in Europe" as if by the growing clientel. Our best swimming pools and dances. We
pital. The committee has ar- it were easy to think about. It is wishes are extended to Dr. Meyer I feel sure you will be well taken
ranged for a talk from Dr. Ma- surprising how much we think and congratulations to Dr. care of in St. Louis.
Pruett. Collin Brooke, D. O.
loney who will speak on a sub- we know until we get out of our Chairman of Entertainment
ject of his own choice, at an own rut and try to look at the
early date. other fellows business. We are DR. AND MRS. PAUL BARTON I

R. 0. Drews, Stylus indebted to Psi Sigma Alpha, -of Ottawa, Ill., should DR. WILLIAM REES-

Honorary Fraternity for this have a double announcement. of Cleveland had too stu-
THE MAINE OSTEOPATHIC most interesting assembly. Twin girls were born to themI dious a picture in the paper the
HOSPITAL March 15-The Iota Tau Sig- February 18. They have been 1Llast of February. Good picture
at Portland has moved ma represented by Charlie Gray named Anne and Kay. Double 3 of Bill and text about his work
congratulations. with the Case School.
into larger quarters and won a brought Mr. Knight of the N. W.
nice display of pictures and text Bell Telephone Co. to the assem-
on the front page of the March bly for our instruction and en-
tertainment. We are sure that will be available the first t has been putting in some
16 Portland Evening Express.
after his movie of the errors we of May. Reserve your copy now7 good plugs for osteopathy lately
make in talking over the phone by writing and list along with 1 in his syndicated column. It
of the January class has that in the future we will be your name the prospective scu- would be a good idea to keep a
opened offices in Des Moines. more careful and also more cri- dents you have contacted lately. file of these in your office.
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The patient with the onset of the cases. If in the early stage fol-
The Cop
The Log Book attack shows evidence of pro-
found shock and may have as-
sociated nausea and vomiting.
lowing the attack, dehydration is
evident from excessive sweating
A couple of weeks ago I came
and vomiting, they should be
The Official Publication of The blood pressure usually drops given normal saline, subcutane-
DES MOINES STILL COLLEGE out of a building at the corner
promptly and the heart action is ously or by enteroclycis. The
OF OSTEOPATHY of Ninth and Olive in St. Louis
very weak so that the patient at patient should remain in bed for
the time of the attack may be several weeks and activity should and wondered where to catch the
Editor --...... E.
pulseless. The pulse pressure be gradually restored under care- Service Car to Maplewood. This
Faculty Adviser ..H. V. Halladay may be as low as 10 or 15 m. m. ful supervision and direction. is one of the newer methods of
In some cases coronary occlusion With the relief of pain the tend- transportation from down-town
President --. .Arthur D. Becker must be carefully differentiated ency is to resume active life too
from upper abdominal surgical promptly. A. D. B., D. 0. to the suburbs and had been in-
Osteopathy Without Limitation emergencies such as acute chole- stituted since my earlier visits
cystitis, or perforation of an to the city many years ago. I
Osteopathic Therapeutics ulcer. Conn. Board know the city of St. Louis pretty
The diagnosis depends very
largely upon an accurate and de- The next state board examina- well and its types of transporta-
(Number 19 in Series) tailed history of the case with tions to be given in Connecticut tion but this was a new one to
the careful consideration of the will be July 1st and 2nd and me. In the modernization of this
various etiological contributing held at the State iCapitol in great city the problem of rapid
(By Request)
factors. Electrocardiographic ex- Hartford. Write to Dr. Frank auto transit across town has been
In a very large majority of amination is of real value in F. Poglitsch of New Britain, solved. The street car and bus
cases, coronary o'cclusion, is a Conn., for detailed information. service is well managed and now
many cases in diagnosis and dif- I find that each of the smaller
serious complication in the ferential diagnosis. Physical ex-
course of disease of the coron- adjacent communities are con-
amination of the chest is many DR. J. J. HERRIN- nected with the down-town busi-
ary arteries. It is a vascular ac- times entirely negative. of Madill, Okla., has put ness section with a system of
cident factored upon sclerotic and one over on us. He and Miss Service Cars that waste no time
The prognosis is decidedly
atheromatous changes in the Irene Nobles were married Au- in getting out of the business dis-
guarded in coronary occlusion.
coronary vessels. The occlusion About 50% of the cases die sud- ·gust 2 at Hamburg, Ia. That'll trict and to the suburb. But-
occurs as a result of thrombosis denly or within a few days. Cases cost you two dinners instead of where could I catch this car
producing an infarct in the myo- which survive the attack may one, John. Congrats.
cardium. While emboli may act recover to varying degrees de- I have learned and so have
in the same capacity, post mor- pending in large part, no doubt, DR. ROBERT STARKS- you, that, when in doubt, ask a
tem examination in many cases upon the size and location of the of Denver, Colo., is doing cop. St. Louis is generous with
has shown that coronary emboli infarct. Favorable cases may not some fine work on the Colo. Os- its police officers and the one
are very rare. The myocardial only recover, but many cases in teopathic Bulletin and still has that was busy on the corner wias
infarct resulting from the occlu- time may be able to resume a time for stunts with the Kiwanis questioned. He knew the answer
sion may be small or large, de- relatively high degree of physi- Club that help dissipate gloom. and with a courteous smile and
pending upon the size of the cal activity. confidence he directed me to the
vessel involved. It may be fa- OUR OPERATOR NO. 27A- corner where a few minutes later
vorably placed, or by accident of The treatment at the time of
wirels that recently Dr. I caught the Service Car to
location, it may involve the con-
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Joe Schwartz was seen flying a Maplewood.
duction apparatus producing pain, to secure rest, and to sup-
port the heart. Morphine given kite near Tucson, Arizona for You are not lost and it is not
more or less marked arrhythmia. the three children of J. P. who often that you need information.
The infarct may extend to the hypodermatically is probably the
best vehicle for the control of was lolling lazily in a rocker But-when that time comes that
surface of the heart and cause nearby. Some people that we you do want to know about
an associated localized pericardi- the severe pain and may be re-
peated as indications warrant. knowr of used to berate the des- something where do you seek for
tis, or it may extend to the inner ert. We say and so do Confuc- the ,answer? Some of you write
heart wall producing mural Rest is paramount, and if the
attack is a severe one with evi- ius "Once desert sand in shoes, to the college, but these inquir-
thrombi. Such mural thrombi next in steady diet."
may become detached and pro- dences of shock and circulatory ier are largely about college mat-
failure, it is unwise to move the ters. The problems that .confront
ddce further damage; pulmonary RAY SWEENEY-
patient. Rest in bed in quiet the majority of you are referred
infarcts, if in the right heart of the Freshman Class to the American Osteopathic As-
chambers, or if in the left heart surroundings is imperative. Se-
dation may be necessary for sev- broke into the Ted Ashby col- solciation for I have scanned a
chambers these thrombi may be umn not long ago. Since every- list of the questions that come
carried to the brain, kidney, eral days as mental rest is as
necessary as physical rest. Good one reads Ted's stuff this was in during an average period. You
spleen, mesentery, extremities, noticed by a good many folks in know, as I do, that the Central
etc. nursing care is essential. Cardiac
stimulants may be necessary and Iowa and several distant spots. Office is a source of authentic in-
Coronary occlusion occurs should be judiciously employed. formation on every subject that
more frequently in men than in If dyspnea is marked, oxygen is DR. SAM SCOTHORN- pertains to the profession. The
women and usually occurs; in of great value in many cases. of Dallas, Texas sent us accumulation of this data and
people past 50 years of age. an interesting publication called the maintenance of it depends on
Intravenous glucose in 50% sol-
Heredity apparently is an impor- the Dallas Dad's News. Sam is you and your support. If you are
ution may be of value.
tant etiologicalf actor as it is not featured in an article and an a member already you have con-
rare to find a definite history of Osteopathic treatment has a award.
definite contribution to make in tributed to this important record
several instances in the same of our growth and development
family. Syphilis plays an insig- these cases of coronary occlusion. DR. JOHN WOODS-
It is not wise to disturb the pa- but if you are not a member you
nificent role in causation and is of the faculty made a are retarding some important
probably largely incidental. Dia- tient in the early days following quick trip to Omaha February phase of the work of our associ-
betes melitus seems to be a con- the attack by any manipulative 15 for an afternoon and eve- ation.
tributing factor in many cases. measures that would be exhaus- ning session with the Eastern
The symtomatology in coron- tive or that would require mov- Nebraska Society. He spoke on We expect our association to
ary occlusion is chiefly that of ing the patient excessively. Gen- "Cardias Diagnosis" and "Thera- tell us the answers exactly as I
severe and usually of agonizing tle, insistent leverages calculated peutic Problems." expected the cop on the corner
pain, precordial in location and to mobilize the upper thorax and to tell me where to find the Ma-
extending through to the neck cervical spine can be used to ad- DR. 0. H. OLSEN- plewood Service Car. This same
and into the arms. It may be vantage if skillfully and care- of South Bend, Ind., sur- service of information and pro-
epigastic or extend into the neck. fully done. Later, after the criti- prised us with a fine photomon- tection will be demonstrated
It usually lasts several hours or cal stage is past, such treatment tage of snaps taken during the both by the city of St. Louis and
more and may continue for sev- makes available to the patient banquet December 8th. Fine the American Osteopathic Asso-
eral days. In some cases pain is inherent recuperative resources. work Oley and thanks. ciation during the week of June
not a marked factor The onset The diet should be liquid dur- 24. I am sure that you want to
is usually sudden and dramatic, ing the early stage and later DR. CHARLES GNAU- avail yourself of these advant-
but frequently there is a history may be more general. If the of Ft. Myers, Fla., contri- ageous contacts. Your applica-
of premonitory anginal pain for patient is overweight the diet buted a fine box of Cacti to the tion signed now will insure you
24 or 48 hours preceding. Occlu- should be so calculated as to collection of Dr. Halladay. Flo- against ignorance and will bright-
sion may occur in a case that has -cause them to lose weight. Two rida does not have many species en the next year for you in many
suffered for years with attacks to four ounces of cane sugar but the ones that grow niative ways. The returns will more than
of angina pectoris or it may be a daily as a part of their total there are noted for their beauti- compensate for the small finan-
sLLs vevidrencpp
L%"I I of-L hesart
"ZA " LI diseasep
-, IL food
-- intake is.- valuable
w in these ful flowers. Thanks Charlie. cial outlay. H. V. Halladay. x

Griffith, T. R., Des Moines.

Lodwick, I. S., Ottumwa.
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Dr. Roger Templeton, Milo.
(Continued From Page 1)
STATE CONVENTION Dr. Verne Wilson, Des Moine's.
Dr. Georgia'Challfont,, Oskaloosa knowledge of the mechanics of a normal human body. The
For the inspiration and enligh- Dr. Oscar DuBois, Oskaloosa. recognition of slight mechanical changes in the body must be
tenment of the Osteopathic Pro- Dr. Dean G. Hume, Des Moines. based upon a thoro understanding of the expectancy under
fession in Iowa, the Iowa Society Dr. R. E. Shaver, Sigourney. average conditions. The factors of age, development and use
of Osteopathic Physicians and figure largely in the discrimination that each osteopathic phy-
Surgeons will hold its 42nd an- Respectfully submitted, sician must make i.n the selection of the proper osteopathic
nual convention at Hotel Savery, F. A. Gordon. D. O., Secy-Treas. technic. The actual demonstration of Osteopathic Technic
Des Moines, May 9th and 10th. which follows cannot be appreciated without foundational
With the initiation of the first training in the possibilities and probabilities of disturbed me-
sessions of government by a
House of Delegates, as provided
Polk County chanics.
Pharmacology and the principles of the use of drugs
for in amended regulations dur- The Polk County Osteopathic should be a part of the training of the osteopathic physician
ing the 1939 convention, a con- Association met in regular ses- for the reason that some drugs are found to be useful in the
tinuous technical program will sion at 6:30 p. m., March 8th, at treatment of certain diseases. The dangers as well as certain
hold your interest throughout the Hotel Kirkwood. Twenty-seven advantages are studied and proven values are credited. Osteo-
full two days. The printed pro- guests and members were pres- pathy has never been a practice of therapy using no drugs
gram has been sent out to all ent. whatever. It is a falacy to believe that a physician should
known registered osteopathic Nineteen members of the as- practice without the privilege of using anesthesias, antiseptics,
physicians in the state. In de- sociation have expressed their antidotes and other necessary chemical combinations.
veloping that visual program, Dr. willingness to cooperate with
Holcomb Jordan intended that Training in Diagnosis is certainly essential in the educa-
'school officials in utilizing local tion of a physician. Osteopathic Diagnosis, Physical Diagnosis
we should see as well as hear resources in educational prob-
about recent professional ad- and Laboratory Diagnosis are studied separately and brought
lems. Their names will be placed to a climax in the subject of Differential Diagnosis. Many
vances. Come and see! The So- in a handbook for teachers as
1ciety is fortunate to have the items went to the earlier studies for this information and the
osteopathic physicians who will diligence of the student in the beginning courses plainly shows
time and service of Violet Mit- talk to school children on health
chell from the crowded schedule in his ability to apply his knowledge. An accurate diagnosis
matters. offers the proper procedure in the plan for treatment. The
of P. & P. W. staff in Chicago;
to have the cooperation of the Dr. B. E. Laycock of the Still trained diagnostician does not hesitate but sees the immediate
Register and Tribune Radio S'ta- College faculty gave a very in- needs of the patient and regulates the care of the patient
tion KSO in special Public Ser- teresting and practical demon- according to his expert observations. In seeking the cause of
vice Radio broadcasts during the stration of appendi'ular techni- disease and its elimination the physician must consider outside
convention; and the decision of que and taping for the more com- sources of infection and poisons and brings into the diagnostic
probably the greatest number of mon conditions and injuries of field the study of Public Health and Sanitation.
exhibitors for attending an Iowa the lower extremity. So popular Practice of Osteopathy includes studies of diseases of all
state osteopathic convention. The was Dr. Laycock's technique, parts of the body. The items of diagnosis, prognosis and
Banquet features a delicious din- that he was unanamously re- treatment are discussed in detail so that the student may
ner, a speaker of note and a quested to continue with further detect the source of the disorder, understand the course and
President's Ball. demonstrations at the April termination and devise and carry out a logical method of
meeting. treatment for the benefit of the patient. The development of
The House of Delegates will Ruth Paul, D. O., Sec'y.
hold three scheduled two hour special studies in practice makes it necessary to devote much
business sessions: 3:30-5:30 on more time to some subjects than others and the frequence of
Thursday; 10:00-12:00
2:00-4:00 on Friday. Certified
and The P. G. Course disease in certain parts of the body has also influenced the
time and detail of study.
delegates have their agendas for Surgery, being a mechanical method of treatment, is given
study, and any special items for Space this month does not per- icareful consideration in the schedule. Under the divisions of
their consideration should be mit of a lengthy article on the Orthopedic, Major and Minor Surgery the subject is completely
transmitted to the Secretary. coming Post Graduate and Re- covered and the student is brought to realize that surgical
view Week. Our reputation is to intervention is essential in some cases and operative treatment
Ophthalmology be upheld again for we are plan- when indicated should not be delayed.
Pursuant to respoisibilities ning a review of the best in each This exposition of the second part of our program of
placed upon the Society by the division of the field. Our next teaching is too brief for a complete understanding of the extent
recent "Blind Rules" adopted by issue will give you the program of coverage of the subjects mentioned. The detail as given
the State Department of Social but in the meanwhile do not in the college begins in the Sophomore year and extends thru
Welfare, President Hook appoint- make any other plans for the to the graduation of the student. In our next issue we will
ed Drs. J. W. Rinabarger, Roy week beginning May 2,7th. We discuss with you the practical methods used in education of a
Trimble and H. J. Marshall as a will see you then. physician. Gradulates of Des Moines Still College of Osteo-
committee to recommend to the pathy enjoy a rare privilege in the variety and quantity of
House of Delegates such stand-
THE GIRLS RESERVE CLUB- clinical patients, making of each graduate a practiced osteo-
ards as the Society should re-
of North Hi with their ad- pathic physician.
quire of those who would be I- -
recommended to the State De- visor, Miss Galvan, recently
partment for such service. If you spent an afternoon at the col- THE COLORADO NUGGETS- THE BUCKEYE O. P.-
would be so recommended by lege. They expressed surprise at isuper-'basket ball team from the state association
your State Society, be sure your the many. things they saw and from Denver recently made a in Ohio carried a picture in the
questionnaire has been complete- promised to keep Osteopathy in trip. Along the route they were February isrsue that we are glad
ly and accurately filled out and mind in the future. ably taken care of by osteopathic to see with the proper caption.
returned to the secretary. physicians the arrangements' be- Some of you know what we
DR. H. V. HALLADAY- ing made ahead by Dr. John F. mean.
will appear on the pro- Bumpus who is their official
Annual State dues fall due on gram of the New England States physician at home. This is good DR. WILLIAM MARLOW-
May 1st. Your badge can be filled convention iMay 3rd and 4th and publicity for us. of Elgin, Ill., was married
out land waiting to save your at the West Virginia meeting February 14 to Miss Beulah
time in line at the registration May 20th and 21st. WE TOLD YOU SO- Brown. Congratulations Pinkey.
desk if your 1940-41 dues are Hope you looked on page 44
received in Marshalltown by May THE FACULTY TECHNIC of the April 8 issue of LIFE and DR. DEAN G. HUME-
8th. GROUP- saw that picture of our Senior and Miss Maxine Perdue,
Applications for Membership continues to meet and dis- Georgiana Harris treating one of both of Des Moines were mar-
cuss the good and bad in tech- the championship guards on the ried January 17. Congratulations.
Anderson, J. Garth, Des Moines.
Baird, R. W., Ackley. nic. So fiar about 75 photographs state list of girls basket ball
have been taken making the rec- players. Miss Hiarris started with DR. ARTHUR D. BECKER-
Braunschweig, Emil, Des Moines.
ords complete up to and inclnd- the Hansel team and went thru is doing some extensive
Brown, A. Clifford, Council
ing the Sacro-iliac. Final con- to the finals with them. A letter traveling this month to local and
sideration of the articulations is from the coach recently express- district conventions in nearby
Cramer, Morris D., Des Moines.
planned before the end of the ed his thanks and those of the states. April 12 he meets a dis-
Devine, Bennie, Des Moines.
semester. team for the service rendered. trict group at Ottawa, Ill.
Facto, Lonnie L., Des Moines.
Entered as second class
T -! .HE Accepted for mailing at
matter, February 3rd, 1923, special rates of postage
at the post office at Des provided for in Section
Moines, Iowa. under
act of August 24th,
the I~~~~~~
~ 1103, Act of Oct. 3rd, 1917,
1912. authorized Feb. 3rd, 1928.
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Volume 18 May 15, 1940 'Number 5


All graduate members of the Osteopathic Profession are invited to join with us in six days of
study and clinical demonstration.

May 27 to June 1st inclusive

Classes begin at 8:00 a. m. each day

No Tuition Charge Certificate of Attendance
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8 Dr. 'R. B. Bachman Dr. E. F. Leiningei Dr. R. B. Bachman Dr. E. F. Leininger Dr. R. B. Bachman Dr. E . .Leininger'
A. M. Obstetrics Gynecology Obstetrics Gynecology Obstetrics Gynecology

9 Dr. A. D. Becker Dr. B. E. Laycock Dr. A. D. Becker Dr. B. E. Laycock Dr. H. V. Halladay Dr. P. E. Kimberly
A. M. Cardiology Osteopathic Cardiology Osteopathic Anatomy of Applied Anatomy
Principles Principles the Foot
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10 Dr . L.
L. Facto Dr. J. M. Woods Dr. L. L. Facto Dr. J. M. Woods Dr. P. E. Kimberly Dr. A. D. Becker
A. M. Differential Pulmonary Neurologic Clinic Lobar Pneumonia Applied Anatomy
Diagnosis of Coma Diagnosis
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11 Dr. J. P. Schwartz Dr. H. A. Graney Dr. J. P. Schwartz Dr. H. A. Graney Dr. J. P. Schwartz Dr. H. A. Graney
A. M. Surgical The Incurable Surgical The Colon Surgical The Colon
Diagnosis Cancer Patient Problems Diagnosis
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2 Dr. Mary Golden Dr. B. L. ,Cash Dr. O. E. Owen Dr. H. V. Halladay Dr. 0. E. Owen
Program subject
P. M. Pediatrics Roentgenology Leukemias Pathology of Clinical
Trauma Blood Findings to change
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as necessity
Symposium on Symposium on Symposium on
Osteopathic Osteopathic Osteopathic
Technic Proctological Technic Proctological Technic indicate
Clinics Clinics
Laycock Laycock Laycock
Dr. J. L. Dr. J. L.
5 Woods Woods Woods Register
Schwartz and Schwartz and
P. M. Facto Facto Facto
assistants assistants promptly
Owen Owen Owen
Halladay Halladay Halladay at the office
on arrival
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Banquet Thursday evening at 7:00 P. M.


Fraternities Demonstrative Osteopathy

Again we are about to face the
N. O. I. C. scourge of final examinations.
Though they make for a nerve Our pride was considerably augmented not long ago when
straining situation we may look we checked over the returns from a questionnaire signed by
Everything is set for the big further ahead to a three months our students. The two major attractions at the college are
show at St. Louis. The frats and period of relaxation. definitely the faculty and clinic. Later we may have something
sororities have completed their to say about our fine faculty but just now we are interested in
arrangements for the banquets We who are left behind mourn the clinic for it is in this department that the student fulfills
and reunions and the tickets are the lose of our leaders namely the wishes that have been his inspiration from the beginning
on the press. It will not be long Eldon Blackwood, 'Scott Fisher of the study.
until we will be packing up the and Kenneth Wooliscroft and Des Moines, according to the 1940 census, is a city'of
outfit and transporting it to the Ercell losbaker. Dr. Blackwood 153,00;0 folks very much like the same number anywhere in
Statler for the preliminary reg- is going to Texas and take the the country. They offer to the practicing physicians of the city
istration. A recent stop in Chi- board, Dr. Fisher is leaving for nearly every type of pathology. Tropical diseases are almost
cago and a conference with Miss the Detroit Hospital, Dr. Woolis- unknown but the more common complaints met with in a
Rose Moser gave us the last bit croft and Dr. losbaker have general practice will be found in relative proportion. Des
of needed information about reg- made no definite plans as yet. Moines has its unfortunate people who cannot afford to spend
istration. Together with the A. The boys who are left behind large sums for high priced medical service and these and many
0. A. and Local Registration we wish these men the greatest suc- others who prefer the service offered by the college make up
will be the next in line in the cess in the field. the extensive teaching clinic at the college. For over forty
lobby of the Statler beginning at The annual senior picnic and years the clinic has enjoyed a reputation for honesty and
8 a. m. the morning of June 22. banquet were great successes and efficiency and our patients continue to send friends so that at
It looks now as if you will see a very enjoyable time was had times we; are crowded almost to the point of exhaustion due to
.the same two girls operating at by all. The picnic was held at the heavy demands on the students time.
this desk and on your sheckles the Water Woirkls park many un- The General Clinic-
as of last year. invited bugs were present. is the first to see the patient. The careful examination
Some of the outstanding points and questioning determines the classification of the patient for
If you arrive early or are in points of the spring? picnic of
attendance at one of the pre- Des Mines Still College were: the any special examination needed.
convention meetings please reg- professional umpiring of John The Out-Patient Clinic-
ister early for the crowd this Schott. The pitching of John cares for tho'se who are not able to come to the college
year will be bigger than for some "Out Curve" Edgerton, George for examination and treatment and includes all types of bed-
years and Monday will be a rush Keays' hat, the pickles in the ridden patients.
day. Remember to register Sat- lunch box "nuff said," and H. V. The Athletic Clinic-
urday and Sunday, June 22 and Halladay taking a picture of the supervises the care of 2,500 athletes each year in ouir
23 at the Statler. Monday and beef trust. Public Schools and other institutions of learning in the city.
Tuesday we will all be at the I. T. S. takes this opportunity The Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic-
Auditorium. of wishing all the students of is, conducted partly in the college building and partly
We will see you in St. Louis. D. M. S. C. 0 a most joyous 'at the hospital and covers every conceivable disease of the
H. V. Halladay, Exc. Secy. summer vacation and a speedy region of the head.
return in the fall And to the The Foot Clinic-
graduating seniors the best of sees cases from the little tot beginning to walk to the
luck and success in the years to badly abused foot of many of the aged.
come. J. R. L. The Gastrointestinal, Cardiovascular and Genitourinary Clinic-
deals with the systems of the body so often affected by
It's here again, just a matter illness.
of a few days until finals will be 0. H. Indexed The Gynecological Clinic-
here and another semester com- Under the direction of the As- handles the diseases peculiar to the female pelvis and is
pleted, and we hope for the best sociated College of Osteop'athy, it closely associated with the work of the, Obstetrical department.
of luck to all in writing final was decided to index all osteo- The Niervous and Mental Clinic-
examinations. pathic periodical literature. This offers intimate contact with the many variations of
The annual Atlas Club picnic was placed under the chairman- paralysis and other afflictions of the nervous system.
was held Sunday, May 12 at Sy- ship of Dean J. M. Peach of The Obstetrical Clinic-
comore park, and a good time Kansas City who secured the 'enjoys an enviable reputation at the college, caring for
was had by all. The afternoon services of May M. Brown, the approximately 400 cases each year.
was spent playing ball and just librarian of the College of Os- The Orthopedic Clinic-
the general things that go along teopathic Physicians and Sur- checks congenital and acquired pathology of bone,
with any picnic. geons in Los Angeles, to take ac- ligament and muscle producing deformities.
Doictor Anton Kani of Omaha, tive charge and direction of the The Pediatric Clinic-
Nebraska will be the main speak- work. follows the Obsetrical, aiding the mother in many ways
er for the evening, at the senior The work of compiling com- in the care of the b'aby.
banquet, to be held at the Des plete card indexes of the Osteo- The Proctological 'Clnic--
Moines Club, May 17. All -the pathic Health was assigned to advises and outlines the treatment of the lower seg-
Atlas alumni, who can possibly Des, Moines Still College of Os- ments of the digestive tract using the mo'st modern methods.
come, are cordially invited to at- teopathy under the direction of The Surgical Clinic-
tend this affair. The banquet this Dr. Arthur D. Becker. Through is conducted at the hospital and offers a multitude of
year is to be held in the honor the kindly cooperation of Central cases for the observation and experience of the student in
of R. D. 'Mackay, J. P. Enge- Office we were able to get com- Major, Minor and Orthopedic Surgery.
mann, and Ernest Johnson. plete files of the Osteopathic Space does not permit of a detailed description of the
Health and through the very cap- progress of the patient and the attending student thru the
New officers that were elected able assistance of Dr. Becker's
for the coming fall term are secretary, Miss Mildred Moore, clinical division of our institution. The college officials are
James P. Watt, Noble Skull, Bud that rather large and important keenly aware of the value of our practical teaching units in
Brail, Occipital, Howard John- task has been accomplished. A the education of a well informed and pralcticed physician.
ston, Pyloris, Richard Johnson, letter dated May 2nd from May Patients are met by the student physician. They are examined
Stylus, Danial McKinley, Recep- M. Brown stawtes, "You have the and put thru the laboratory tests including a careful osteo-
taculum, and Ronald Woods, honor of being the first to finish pathic examination. These findings are checked by a member
Styloid. of the faculty and the treatment is outlined and explained by
your assignment. Please express the examining staff of the faculty. Frequent check-ups are
The Atlas Club extends their to Miss Moo're my appreciation made so that the records may be complete. Re-examinations
best wishes and good luck to all of a job beautifully done."
the graduating class of Still Col- -are demanded at intervals so that the progress of the case? is
Other member colleges of the watched. The student, from the beginning, becomes an intimate
lege and that their future years Associated College's of Osteo-
may be happy and prosperous. pathy were given various assign- part of this system and administers, the treatment in much the
We also hope that every one has ments. Again quoting from Miss same way and under circumstances similar to the conduction
a fine summer and that you will Brown, "As you say, it is a "gi- of a modern-practice in any community.
all be back next fall. So until the gantic task." "Special librarians' Students at Des Moines Still College of Osteopathy have
leaves start falling again, we'll all over the country who are the opportunity of becoming well trained practiced physicians.
say Bon Voyage. The quantity and variety of cases that are rotated thru the
aware of the undertaking are
R. 0. D., Stylus. watching it with interest." (Continued on Next Page) "

The Loe Book To St. Louis

We are rapidly approaching
April 12
Senior Calendar
Comes now the days that move
rapidly. Too many events are
The Official Publication of Dr. Walter J. Hodson was
DES MOINES STILL COLLEGE some eventful days. The semes- again welcomed by our student crowded into the few remaining
ter closes the week following our body and again entertained and hours before the curtain drops
OF OSTEOPATHY on the final exams and the grad-
publication date Our Refresher instructed us in his unique man-
kEditor..-................... E. Harwood Course will ner. Dr. Hodson is one of the uating class. Thirty two ambi-
be next in order. The rare type that has a serious mes- tious young osteopathic physi-
Faculty Adviser .. H. V. Halladay St. Louis Convention looms just sage and has the ability to put it cians will:;march in line as have
head. We are prepared for all of over so that you like every bit of others before them, and follow-
President ...-. Arthur D. Becker these important dates and hope it. We sincerely hope that he ing the shortest and sweetest
Osteopathy Without Limitation that you will enjoy these next will stop in Des Moines each year two lectures from the President
few weeks with us. and visit with us for a day. and Dean, will be .. suddenly
April 19 changed from "undergraduate"
We want to see you at our to "Alumnus." As usual, we ex-
IOU Booth at the St. Louis Conven- The Lambda Omicron Gamma
fraternity sponsored an excellent press our pride and confidence in
tion. Register and ask for one of this group and we present them
the new catalogs and get first musical morning for us with ex-
Dr. A. T. Still, ceptional talent. Mr. Isaacson as 100:% members of the Ameri-
allegiance to the principles hand information about the only can Osteopathic; Association.
osteopathic college that has not has a most pleasing voice. Miss
that you discovered and that Caplan has every one of the 88 Eldon Blackwood, A. E. Bor-
have since been proved invalu- lost in total students this past chardt, Harold Bowden, Paul
year. nbtes on the piano under perfect
able in the world of therapeu- control and Miss Parismann a Calvird, Kenneth Dirlam, John
tics. We have a big reunion and beautiful soprano voice. The Engemann, Alfred Ferris, Scott
Our Colleges and Hospitals, banquet planned for the night combination will long be remem- Fisher, Martin Friedenberg, Ger-
my sincere support. You have of Wednesday, June 26 and we bered. trude G'anfield, A. I. Hirschman,
grown from within, generating will expect to see all of you from April 26 R. M. Hover, Ersell Iosbaker,
your own power and operating every adjacent state and the ma- We are always glad to see and Lloyd Jackson, Ernie Johnson,
on too small a margin for the jority from distances there. We hear our old friend Dr. Airthur Robert MacKay, Lavonne Over-
rapid development and in- are so confident of a big crowd Wheelock of local distinction. ton, Edward Parry, Glasier
creased service that is needed. that our entire faculty has plan- Art drops in now and then for an Pease, Francis Renier, Rebecca
My efforts must be augmented ned to be present and will let informal chat but occasionally Richardson-Von Wald, Leo San-
for your benefit. you see for yourself the happy steps out with some highly tech- chez, William Seals, Harold
My State Osteopathic Board, expression of a year well done. nical ideas on the eye. We de- Stanford, George Sutton, Dan
my gratitude for granting me Some of these experts will be pend on Dr. Wheelock for a truly Toriello, Vernon Von Wald,. Glen
the protected privilege of prac- new to you and we want you to scientific solution of better Walker, Harry Wing, George
ticing my profession. make the personal contact that vision. Wirt, Neil Woodruff, Kenneth
My State Society, will convince you that Still Col- May 3 Wooliscroft.
for your concerted efforts to lege is privileged to have the Alumni Assembly Friday, May 17 will be the of-
maintain and improve my op- best faculty in its years of teach- Our students enjoy many inti- ficial Class Day for this group.
portunities. ing. Many of them are on the mate contacts during their four At that time they will also re-
My Profession, program and you may hear their years of study. The friendliness ceive the certificate of honor
for the fidelity and friendli-
ra, ' , ....... : ...... _l
te are coming wit a ot our local Alumni is highly
wevv awarded by the college for extra
ness you have shown during percentage of representation that gratifying and each Spring these and exceptional efforts during
the many years of our ac- we hope will be matched by the busy folks, take a day off and the four years of study.
quaintance. field and if so the Statler will mingle with us at the college. Monday, May 20 the class will
The American Osteopathic Asso- have to hurry with an addition We are glad to give the Alumni be banqueted by the trustees of
.ciation, to the main dining room. an assembly for we can show to the college and will have their
last opportunity to feast together
for isupreme leadership in all Surely it is gratifying to you, our students a fine exhibit of os- as undergraduates.
matters pertaining to the ad- our Alumni, to know that your teopathic success in our own Friday, May 25 the Seniors of
vancement of Osteoplathy; for college is enthusiastic and opti- community. Dr. Paul Park
May, 1940 will become the
protection, information, ad- mistic and we hope this same brought to the college his troop Alumni of May, 1940 and will
vice, encouragement and a too feeling of confidence in the fu- of performing officers and ex- soon scatter to internships, state
generous attitude towards my ture has radiated to you. Come hibited to the student body what boards and to the family board
personal weaknesses. to St. Louis and get the feel of concerted effort can accomplish from which they have been sep-
thils new thrill. in sympathetic understanding
* * * *
and interpretation of college arated for four years.
The small monitary fee that problems. Our college is honored We have enjoyed the four
makes us official members of the by the sincere group which con- years; of work and play with this
A. O. A. is easily earned and be- DR. J. P. SCHWARTZ- sists of Dr. Paul Park as Presi- class and extend to them our
comes due only once a year. dent, Dr. Ruth Paul as Secretary- congratulations and very sincere
Our moral debts are constant of the Minnesota on the program good wishes.
State Conven- Treasurer, Dr. Rachel Woods. as
and in their discharge we lift tion May 3rd Student Recruiting Chairman,
ourselves above the mediocre thusiastic meeting. and reports an en- Dr. Bruce Farmer as Member- School Picnic
into a sphere of tangible accom- ship Chairman, Dr. O. El. Owen
plishment. Regardless of how DR. J. M. WOODS AND DR. B3. as Endowment Chairman and The Student Council takes
much I do or how well I do it I E. LAYCOCK- Dr. E'arl Sargent as Regional Di- charge of two major social affairs
know that always it will be, will speak on the program rector. Dr. Fred Campbell rep- each year the one in the Spring
of the South Dakota state meet- resented the National Alumni being the Annual All-school Pic-
IO U. nic. This year the weather and
H. V. Hallad'ay. ing May 13-14. Association. When busy osteo-
pathic physicians willingly take all other factors were favorable
time from waiting patients to of- May 9th and nearly two hundred
clinic assures them of direct contact with all common com- fer friendly and useful advice enjoyed a day of recreation at
plaints and many of the rarer types. Our students are trained and help to growing members of Union Park. The morning and
in general practice but the divisions of the clinic offer addi- the profession it is a sign of afternoon was filled with a pro-
tional study and application of osteopathic principles in the courtesy that is not common. gram of athletic events the lunch
several specialties. The officials of Still College are being served about 1.30 during
Would you be able toplay the piano without a piano to extremely fortunate in having thie rest period. Our comment
practice on? Would you be able to fly an airplane without within easy reach a corps of af- might be that participation in
proper instruction and the opportunity to operate the plane? filiated workers that in turn ap- athletic contests without proper
'The answer 'is -exactly the same in the consideration of success- preciate the advantages of a preliminary training makes old
ful education in any line of endeavor. Perfection in diagnosis growing institution rather than men and women out of young
is difficult. It is impossible without actual contact with the a neglected one. We thank you. folks in a hurry. All enjoyed the
normal and the diseased. The selection and administration of We bow to your gesture of fidel- picnic.
treatment cannot be fully appreciated without the opportunity ity. And, folks, that is not all. ize the importance of moves of
of seeing actual cases and following thru with a carefully Read under the report of the this type. Our Alumni are tak-
planned therapy. Confidence can only be established in the activities of Polk County how ing the. initiative in the establish-
physicians mind by watching the effect of osteopathic methods these same Alumni entertained ment of cooperation that will be
and skill in osteopathic diagnosis and technic can only be the entire roll of Iowa- students carried into the profession. These
obtained by repeated practice. Students at Still College are an in the college at a dinner. We are features that make Still Col-
intimate part of demonstrative osteopathy. wonder if you in the field real- lege different and better.
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qp · Halladay represented the Nation-
Polk County al Alumni and each of the offi- Dr. Becker Busy
3.,#. (1 - P.
t e 4 cers of the state association re- 'Our President, Dr. Arthur D.
The Polk County Osteopathic ported on the work of the associ- Becker, has been actively en-
Just as we are going to press Association held the last meeting ation during the past year. gaged attending a number of
.the delegates of the I. S. O. P. S. of the year on the evening of The general tone of the meet- state conventions. He attended
are: meeting and deciding a num- May 3rd at the Kirkwood Hotel. ing was, one of satisfaction in the Wisconsin State Osteopathic
ber of-things. We cannot give At this time the Association was that considerable progress had Association Annual Convention
you a report of the state meet- pleased to have as guests;, all of been made but that increased co- in Milwaukee on May 1 and 2,
ing for it is not concluded but the Iowa students enrolled at operation was needed in some the Minnesota State Osteopathic
we will try. to get the newly Still College. pairts of the state. Dr. Becker Association Annual Convention
elected officeirs in before the The guest speaker of the eve- told of the progress made by the in Minneapolis, on May 3 and 4,
presses start rolling. So far the ning was Mr. Tyler, president of college during the past five years the Ohio State Osteopathic As-
attendance looks like a record the State Pharmacy Board, and and added that our educational sociation Annual Convention at
one and the program is attrac- head of the Narcotic Division of standards would be maintained. Cleveland on May 5 and 6, the
tive. the State of Iowa. Mr. Tyler Illinois State Osteopathic Associ-
gave a very interesting and in- Tle excellent record of the of-
Flash ation Annual Convention on May
structive talk on Narcotics and ficers warranted a continuation
The following officers were 7, and returned home in time to
Drug Traffic, and showed a num- of their services for another year
elected late Friday afternoon. attend the Iowa State Osteo-
ber of pictures of addicts with and the following were elected
President, Holcomb Jordon of pathic Asscociation Annual Con-
whom local physicians might in toto without a dissenting vote.
Davenport. vention on May :9 and 10.
come in contact. President, Paul Park; Vic!e Presi-
' Vice President, S. H. Klein of Dr. Becker reports good at-
Dr. Rachel Woods spoke on dent, Bruce Farmer; Secretary-
Des Moines. tendance at these meetings and
Student Recruiting and told of Treasurer, Ruth Paul; Student
: Secretary-Treasurer, F. A. Rachel fine interest shown. Des Moines
ways in which the Iowa students Recruiting Chairman,
Gordon of Marshalltown. Still College of Osteopathy alum-
present could help. Mr. George Woods; Endowment Chairman,
Trustees, Mary E. Golden, B. ni meetings were held in Mil-
Sutton of the Senior Cla;ss re- O. E. Owen and Editor of the
D. Elliott, H. D. Wright, W. S. waukee, Minneapolis, Cleveland
sponded and also thanked the Bulletin, Bob Forbes.
Edmund, R. B. Gilmour and J. J. and Des Moines with fine turn-
Association for their hospitality. Iowa stands first in the matter outs and very evident interest
Henderson. of number of Alumni in one
J. P. Schwartz was elected to The following officers were and enthusiasm.
elected to serve for the coming state. At the present time it is Previous to these state meet-
the legislative committee for a second in number of students in
five year term. Delegates to the year: President, Dr. Paul Park; ings Dr. Becker attended the
vice president, Dr. L. L. Facto; our college. This was discussed Children's Health Conference at
National Convention in St. Louis at some length and definite plans
will be Jordon and Klein. secretary, Dr. Paul Kimberly; Kansas City and was the speaker
treasurer, Dr. D. E. Sloan. will be made to correct this dis- of the evening at District meet-
: Dr. Jordon, your newly elect-
Ruth Paul, D. O., Sec'y. crepancy. ings held in Fremont, Nebraska
ed president, worked an extra
hour and gave us the following Many of those present indicat- and La'Salle, Illinois. He was
list of appointments for the year. ed that they intended to attend the guest speaker before the
It is evident that Dr. Jordon in
Michigan Dinner the P. G. Course the last of the Meridian Club at Kansas City
starting this next year off with month and also would be at the and before the Kiwanis Club of
immediate attention to commit- So many good wholesome National Convention and will at- Milwaukee, besides taking part
tees and is anxious for work to things have happened this sem- tend the Reunion and Banquet in the general program at Mil-
be done. ester that we are perhaps too that week. waukee and Des Moines. Dr.
The waiting period for action optimistic of the future. Not Becker gave glowing reports of
is to be cut to the minimum. long ago the president of the all of these various meetings and
P. and P. W., N. A. Cunning- Michigan Club received a sum of
money from a small group of our
New England Meeting is of the opinion that the osteo-
pathic profession is intensely
ham, Marshalltown.
Membership, H. L. Gulden, Alumni in Detroit. They gave alert and progressive.
orders for the boys and girls Dr. H. V. Halladay made the
Ames. trip to Providence, R. I. recently A very distinct honor has also
Convention Program, S. H. here to spend it a's they wished been delegated to our president.
and enjoy an evening at the ex- to meet with the New England
Klein, Des Moines. Osteopathic Association and ap- He will spend the week of May
C o n v ention Arrangements, pense of their good friends in 13 in Washington, D. C. as an
Detroit. By careful management pear on the program. A brief
Ruth Paul, Des Moines. stop in New York enabled him official representative of the A.
Hospitals, J. R. Shaeffer, Ma- a complete evening of entertain- O. A. at the Eighth American
ment was planned which includ- to correct an error in the coming
son City. edition of Baird's Manual and to Scientific Congress. This congress
Convention Exhibits, Roy ed a dinner, dancing and a is sponsored by the United States
theatre party. Dr. Campbell and set the editor straight on the
Trimble, Montezuma. educational requirements of our and this year is to be a part of
Ethics, J. W. Rinabarger, Keo- other local interested members the celebration of the fiftieth an-
of the profession were present colleges.
sauqua. niversary of the founding of the
and some great plans were made The New England meeting was Pan-American Union. We have
Child Health, Lydia Jordon, well attended and complimented
Davenport: for the Summer. every confidence in our plresi-
It is difficult for us to put into highly. The high light of social dent's ability to bring to t!he at-
Vocational Guidance, L. A. affairs was staged Friday night,
Nowlin, Davenport. words our feelings relative to this tention of the assembly the sci-
most friendly act by our Alumni May 3rd in the form of a Charity entific value of our osteopathic
Publidity, J. R. Forbes, Ft. Ball sponsoring the Providence
Dodge. in Michigan. This is another in- therapy.
stance of the thotfullness and Osteopathic Hospital. Many not- E'ach of us as a part of our
Veterans Bureau, H. D. ables in the legislature were
Wright, Hampton. sincere desire to keep Still Col- great institution feells the honor
lege at the top. You fellows in present showing their support of this appointment.
Public Education, B. M. Hud- for the fine work being done by
son, Charles City. Michigan cannot know the in-
creased morale you have created our profession in that state.
Public Affairs, D. 'E!. Hannan, Technic
Perry. by your contribution. It was not A short trip over the city and
the money nor what it paid for a stop at the hospital was ac- The Technic Committee of the
Radio, 0. E. Owen and Verne college has not completed its in-
in an evening of recreation. Our complished between showers
Wilson, Des Moines. vestigation's but-we hope you
National Child Health, Mary Michigan students know absol- which according to the natives
utely that they and the! college were usual at this time of year. have noticed the program of the
E. Golden, Des Moines. Post Graduate Course. Three af-
Industrial and Institutional, have sincere friends back home Dr. Halladay stated that it was
and that is something. gratifying to see many of his old ternoons of the week will be
Paul French, Cedar Rapids.
students contributing in every given over largely to five mem-
Our congratulations and best
way toward the advancement of bers of this committee wsho will
wishes to our new officers and Iowa Luncheon osteopathic principles all thru present to you the major findings
their aides.
this section of the country. in the Cervical, Tho'racic and
Nearly fifty members of the Lumbar regions. This is some-
Dr. Halladay met with the
South Dakota Iowa D. M. S. C. 0. Alumni As-
Alumni for a short informal ses- thing that many of you have
The South Dakota Board of sociation met for a luncheon on asked about and many more are
Friday, May 10 at the Savery sion in Providence and on the
iEixaminers in the Basic Sciences return trip stopped in Chicago waiting for printed reports of the
will conduct examinations June Hotel, during the session of the work. These will be furnished
state meeting. Dr. Park, presi- and attended an Alumni lunch-
7-8, address Prof. Gregg Evans, eon planned by Dr. Roy Mount later when the group 'has time
Yankton, S. D. The osteopathic dent, called the meeting to order to do the necessary editing. Your
and announced the speakers be- of Tuscola. Illinois will be better
examination will be held June organized this next year and we attendance at these Technic sies-
1.2-13, write C. Rebecca Strom, ginning with Dr. Arthur D. sions will be appreciated and we
Becker, president of the college. will be looking ,for increased
Sioux Falls; S. D., for further support from that state. will want your criticism.
particulars before May 25th. -Drs.
"I Fred, 1Campbell and H. V.
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Volume 18 June 15, 1940 Number 6


P. G. Class D.M.S.C.O. ALUMNI Senior Class Day

Much to the surprise of every- In a few short weeks we will be in St. Louis attending the You should have been there.
one one hundred twelve matricu- National Convention of the American Osteopiathic Association. Ninteen interesting and exciting
lated for the week of Post Grad- This Convention has been developed to the stage where it is an items on the program filling a
uate Review May 27 to June 1. intensive post-graduate course, covering all phases of Osteopathic two hour period Friday, May 17
With the National Convention so work. kept everyone present at atten-
close both in time and distance tion.
We all realize that we cannot absorb everything which is given
we think this is a very high com- us at this Convention without taking some time off to renew old Dr. Halladay had the orches-
pliment to the college and its Wednesday night, June, 26th, tra well in hand for the opening
acquaintances and for relaxation.
faculty. It was noted also, that has beeln set aside as Alumni night, at which time all the Colleges number and turned the program
the class was even more enthusi- will have their annual Alumni Banquets. The Alumni Association over to George Sutton for the
astic since- the -. program was graduating class. Dewayne As-
of Des Moines Still College of Osteopathy has been making such
planned to emphasize the work pergren, a student of Hirschman
strides in their organization work land in their work wiith Des
of the general practitioner with- on the drums, gave an exhibition
Moines Still College that they have planned this evening meeting
out stress being placed on any of what an eleven year old boy
and dinner to tell you all of the things that have been done by
one of the sipecialistic types of can do if his energy is rythmic-
the Association and by the College.
practice. ally directed. The Burke Bro-
Present indications point to the largest meeting that has ever
The majority of those mem- been held by this group. We! are planning on seeing you there thers from Colfax needed more
bers of the faculty who have and will be greatly disappointed if you do not join us at this time. time and no one will forget the
been reviewing Technic during Fraternally yours, little brother, Buddy, slapping a
the past semester were grouped HAROLD E. CLYBOURNE, President. dog house that towered at least
into a team for three afternoons two feet above his head. He had
each week. It was unanmously it under control. Gertrude Gan-
agreed that this work should
continue and be published as St. Louis Next Week field called the roll and for his-
torical purposes checked the
soon as the brief notes can be With the closing of the college year and the completion of the class thru its four yearsi of losses
edited and arranged for the con- the Post Graduate Colurse we can turn our attention now to the and gains. Pan Meryman, a dan-
venience of the reader. next big event in osteopathic history, the St. Louis Convention. cer of considerable repute was
The banquet was held at the With the majority of the profession within easy traveling distance good but unfortunately limited
Wayside Inn Thursday night and this should be one of our largest conventions. The hotels and by the small space on the!plat-
attended lPy sixty-four. The Auditorium are air-conditioned, and comfort while attending the form. Dirlam read the Will,
chicken dinner was perfect. Joe sessions and at the headquarters is asur!ed regardless of what adding no sadness to the occas-
Clark and Tiny Andreen vied for Nature may decide on the weather. We want to see you and balk ion. Miss Boute, harpist, played
honors on quantity consumed. to you and we want you to see us. a number of selections all show-
Tiny won the prize consisting of Our Scientific Exhibit ing talent and training. Enge-
a sack of bones provided by Fred This is a secret, but you must see it. Some time during your mann read the prophesy and
Campbell and collected from var- visit take a few minutes off and view one of the most spectacular gave most of the class a break.
ious plates in the neighborhood. physiological demonstrations devised. We will make a bet with Mr. Frink demonstrated remark-
Dr. Arthur D. Becker acted in you that you will return with friends and not once but several able technic on a real banjo put-
the capacity. of toastmaster and times before the end of the week. You might want this at one ting William Tell on to five
called upon Dr. J. P. Schwartz, of your state meetings, so get the information on its use after strings easily. Al Ferris personi-
Dean of the college. Dr. Schwartz the convention in St. Louis. fying the class presented Dr.
reviewed briefly the progress of Our Booth Leininger with a fine new Gyn
osteopathy and stated that our examination table for the college
Be sure to visit the booth. The new catalog will be ready for
opportunities, even in pioneer clinic and added a memo pad for
your acquisition if you wish it or it will be sent to you on request.
work, are greater now than at Dr. Shumaker and a cigaret case
There will be some interesting pictures and other items of im-
any time in the history of our for Dr. Halladay. George return-
portance and of course we want you to register and leave the
science. Dr. Ball of Blackwell, names of some good prospective students. ed the jo'b to Dr. Halladay who
Okla., responded with a tribute conducted the orchestra in "I
to osteopathy and also stated Our Reunion and Banquet Believe in Miracles" honoring
that the practice of osteopathy is When you register continue down the line to a desk supervised the graduating class.
in its infancy and needs many by Sam Leibov. Sam has arranged a fine dinner for you at the
Dr. J. P. Schwartz was called
more in the field. Dr. Jo Bow- Statler and Cy Clybourne has completed the plans fo r several
interesting and very important items following the meal. We to the stage to present the Senior
man-Buck of Sisterville, W. Va., Awards but first presented Dr.
read the resolutions drafted by waint to fill the dining room and the best way for you to get
Halladay with a beautiful Ham-
'the class, all of which were com- authentic information about our progress and future plans is to
ilton wrist watch. Dr. Halladay
plimentary and urged the con- be one of the reunion group. Nearly every member of the faculty
will be here to greet you and tell you why Still College is at the has been granted a year's leave
tinuation of the! study of technic of absence for study and recrea-
and a repetition of the course top and how we can keep it there.
tion and the watch was a token
next year. Dr. Lawton M. Hanna of appreciation from the faculty
of Clay Center, Kans., president and students for 25 years of
of the class was introduced and ANNOUNCEMENT teaching service. A little un-
Dr. A. B. Johnson of Louisville, The Radio Drama nerved by the speech and gift,
Ky., secretary-treasurer also took Dr. Halladay finally responded
stating that he was not leaving
Entertainiment followed consist- The Origin and Progress of Osteopathy the college but merely taking an
ing of a dancing and singing act Will Be Heard over the Red Network of the extended vacation and would
under the leadership of Dora National Broadcasting Company continue to maintain a close con-
Mackay. Dora's two pair of Jit- tact with the institution.
terbugs proved highly entertain- June 22, 1940
..- . . .:
-TIM E: Dr. Schwartz then made the
ing and her songs brought more
encores-:than time would permit. . ': 6:00 to 6:30, p. im. Central Standard Time following Senior Awards. Gen-
Several requests had been made This is a special events program presented with the. cooperation: of eral Clinic--Sutton, Walker,
'for a showing of an old movie the Committee on Public and Professional Welfare of the American Hover, Friedenberg, Ferris, Hir-
Osteopathic. Association (script by Harry E. C'aylor) on the occasion schman and Dirlam. Obstetrics-
a'id 'Vifg Halladay aided by Fred of the sixty-sixth anniversary of the founding' of osteopathy and the
(Cotititiued on Page 4) : (Continued on Page Three)
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jective of our combined organi- of practical meetings together

Fraternities zations. We are still short of with plenty but not too much in Dr. H. V. Halladay
space but we want to give you a ,social relaxation. The loss of Resigns
N. O.I.C. resume of each of our national eight graduating will have to be
organizations and list their of- made up this fall, and Alumni
take note. As they scatter to
Our program for the St. Louis ficers for next year.
their homes, all are conscious of
convention has been completed.
Note the items below and check ATLAS CL the need for more students and
in your memo book the ones you The past year has seen the every member of the fraternity is
are to take part in as either an most rapid and yet the most finrm enthusiastic over plans for stu-
official or an Alumnus. advance in the club since its in- dent recruiting during the sum-
stallation. A home was pur- mer. Quote, "We will be with
Registration you again next fall fifty-two
Beginning Saturday morning chased and the payments will strong and will be at work all
at the Statler in the lobby. Reg- clear it of debt in (a short four summer showing our loyalty to
ister as soon as you arrive so as years. Aboult thirty boys have
Still College.
to avoid the confusion of those been taken care of in the house Hlary Plautz, Archon;
who do not come in until later. this past yeiar and improvements Howard Morey, Sub-Archon;
The entire registration desk will have been made constantly in Jerry Brower, Pronatarius;
be moved to the Auditorium be, the accommodations and service. Charles Hall, Crusophulax;
ginning Sunday and will remain The Club looks forward to an- Glenn Munger, Exastase;
there for the rest of the week. other year of successful opera-
tion, reminding the Alumni of Glen Deer, Phulax.
Monday Noon
All presidents, secretaries and the need for more osteopathic We are more than sorry to
local represenatives will meet in physicians and the opportunity It has been an exceptionally lose the services and the personal
the Press Room at the Auditor- for Icongenial associations in the good year for Sigma Sigma Phi. association of one of osteopathy's
ium for a business luncheon. Tic- new home. This pfast semester the boys have outstanding 'teachers and speak-
kets are not sold to this lunch- James Watt, Noble Skull;
Donald Brail, Occipital; accomplished some very fine er's. For some two or three years
eon but your organization is things for the college aside from past Dr. Halladay has planned to
fined $1.00 if you are not pres- Howard Johnston, Pyloris;
Dan McKinley, Receptaculum; their regular schedule. The lay aside his work and spend
ent. Some very important busi- Bowling Tournament was run some time in his beloved South-
ness will come before the Council R. H. Johnson, Stylus;
Ronald Woods, Styloid; thru to a successful end, the west in rest and in following up
this year. awards being made at the Senior his hobby of cactus study and
Clyde Barr, Sacrum.
Monday Night Class Day program. Not only numerous asisociated activities.
PSI SIGMA ALPHA-Reunion The best wishes of trustees, fac-
and Banquet-6:30 P. M. Dan- 07T has the fraternity maintained its
standing from a scholastic stand- ulty and students, as well as of
iel Boone Room, Hotel Statler. The fraternity has had a good point but in its service to the a host of friends, go with Dr.
SIGMA SIGMA PHI Reunion year. Several new men have 'colllege really stepped out with a Vi1rg, as he is known among his
and Banquet-6:30 P. M. Par- been initiated and the meetings gift of considerable value. A intimate associates. Dr. Halladay's
lor A, Hotel Statler. at the I.T.S. Club House have Cardiophonel for the use of the untiring zeal and enthusiasm in
Tuesday Night been regular and well attended. clinic costing $170 was presented his work here at the college and
ACACIA CLUB-Reunion and It has been gratifying to note to the college with 'the advice for the osteopathic profession as
Banquet-6 :30 P. M. Room the interest in a number of the that the fraternity would also a teacher and as: a publicist have
426, Hotel Mayfair. Alumni, who have not only been keep it in service. The officers mlade a most worthwhile contri-
ALPHA TAU SIGMA Reunion an important factor in the riegu- for the past slemleister have given buition of constructive value. It
and Blanquet-6:30 P. M. Par- lar meetings but have been an in- the undersigned something to goes without saying that his pen
lor B, Hotel Mayfair. spiraltion to the initiates. shoot at this fall and with a con- and his influence will continue to
(.hsrl aQ () rs7 PrTaPil , A-nf - be potent forces both for the col-
ATLAS CLUB Reunion and I ll>ar les u ay, -rL elue1l [,; tinued spirit of enthusiasm we
Banquet-6:30 P. M. Ball Keneth Wooliscroft, V. Pres.; await the opportunity. lege and in the field of osteo-
Room, Hotel Statler. Jess Varner, Treasurer; Paul Rutter, President. pathic educational advance.
AXIS CLUB Reunion and Ban- Jack Lilly, Corres. Secy. Jack Miller, President Arthur D. Becker, D. 0.
quet 6:30 P. M., Daniel Charles Gray, Secretary.
Boone Room, Hotel Statler.
DELTA OMEGA-Reunion and
An Harry Plautz, Corresponding
South Dakota Meeting
Our girls have taken an active May 13 and 14 at Sioux Falls,
Banquet-6:30 P. M., Missouri part in every major event on the Jack Stanfield, Treasurer.
Athletic Club, 407 Washing- campus this year. Their bowling Paul Gehman, Sgt. at Arms. S. Dak., were important dates
ton Ave. Dr. E. F. Leininger, Thomas for Drs. Woods and Laycock.
team made good. They have had Koenig and Earl Lindsly, Trus- Over half of the total member-
IOTA TAU SIGMA-Reunion and many interesting meetings, some
Banquet-6: 30 P. M., Parlor being held at the homes of .lum- tees. ship in the state registered for
A, Hotel Statler. the convention and all enjoyed
ni within the city. Their re- the two days that ware filled
PHI SIGMA GAMMA Reunion port indicates the best year in
with important messages from
and Banquet-6:30
Adam Room, Hotel Statler.
P. M., every way for many seasons. We Washington Conference the speakers. Dr. Laycoc- gave
again stress the need for more four talks on Technic and Dr.
THETA PSI-Reunion and Ban- girls in our college, with the as-
quet-6: 30 P. M., French suran':ce that our sorority will Dr. Arthur D. Becker reports Woods apeared three times on
Room, Hotel Coronado. a most enjoyable aisi well as in- the subject of Diagnosis.
extend the welcome along with structive trip to Washington, D. The banquet was attended by
sincere gratitude for the oppor- C. the week of May 12th as one an exceptionally large crowd that
Our Organizations tunity to enlarge their field. of six delegates representing the enjoyed not only the regulation
Each girl has an objective in A. 0. A. at the Eighth American program but also a fine travel
Still College is proud of its fra- view for the summer. She is Scientific Congress. The Congress' film taken in Europe oefore the
ternities and sorority. They have working to bring one back alive was held at this particular time war.
had a good year with many for the Freshman class this fall. in celebration of the fiftieth an- Conditions seem to be good in
things accomplished and have Lillie MicClure, President; niversary of the Plan American the state and our graduates are
continued to work and play to- Maxine Seablom, V. President; Union. Dr. Becker attended all doing well according to re-
gether in many activities. The ,Mary Toriello, Recording Sec- chiefly the sessions devoted to ports brought back by Drs.
Local Interfraternity Council is retary; Public Health and Medicine un- Woods and Laycock. Plenty of
largely responsible for this happy Rachel Payne, Corresponding der the chairmansihip of Dr. openings yet and the state asso-
situation and also the Student Secretary; Thomas Parron, Surgeon Gen- 'ciation is making organized (ef-
Council, whose efforts have al- Georgiana Harris, Treasurer; eral, United States Public Health forts to get more into the state.
ways been toward a more coope- Mary Williams, Guard. Service. He attended the official Dr. Woods reports in addition
rative group of students. We banquet held foir the deleglates on that the next time he drives Di.
are firm in our belief thait much Thursday evening, May 16th, at Ijaycock thru northern Iowa he
can be accomplished by con- It is not the relief from being the Mayflower Hotel where morel will insist upon a blindfold. By-
certed effort and that the spirit penned up for ninei months that than 50'0 guests from 21 nations ron wanted to get out and start
of cooperation is born within the makes us restless but the thots in the Western Hemisphere were right then after pheasants. By-
college. Perfection and absolute of home cooking again, and so present. The fact that he made ron, let's give you a tip. Those
contentment tend toward ennui, the boys at the house have 'been use of the Air Lines to and from Iowa pheasants keep one eye on
but their attainment is an inspir- figuring days and even minutes the meeting to better Conserve the calendar and the other on
ation to work together for mutual iinitil thp 1Iacist hpell rani 0 Tt h oc hic tim oarlldddr tof thce intprcest of county lines and when you carry
A fine series the
lllbeena good ear. A fine series trip.1 uu u v
benefit and this is the major ob- been a good year. the trip. a gun they become invisible.
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The Lo Book Coffee
Not long ago I stepped into Thirty-two capped and gown-
Senior Class Day
The Official Publication of (Continued From Page 1)
the coffee shop at the staction in ed qualified Seniors marched to
DES MOINES STILL COLLEGE Cincinnati, Ohio. The walk from Ferris, Overton, Richardson,
thbeir seats in St. John's Luthleran Wing, Borchardt, Dirlam, Wal-
OF OSTEOPATHY the train shed up the ramp and Church on the evening of May 24
down the beautiful foyer had ker and Sanchez. Anatomy-
Edtitor- ....-.....
_ .. E. Harwood given me an appetite and in assembled for the last time. Dr. Friedenberg and Hirschman.
Weertz, pastor of the church, of- Band-Calvird and Parry. The
Faculty Adviser .- H. V. Halladay glancing over the coffee shop it fered the invocation and Mr. Psi Sigma Alpha valedictorian
looked as if several hundred oth- Gfeller accompanied by Mrs. Gar- honor was won by Borchardt
President--.Arthur D. Becker ers felt the same way. Coffee ,ton furnished the music.
I seems to be a staple item of diet who will have his name inscribed
on the plaque in the waiting
Osteopathy Without Limitation with the American. I wish that Dr. Frank F. Jones, president
Osteopathy we-re a;s universally of the American Osteopathic As; room of the college.
sociation,, addressed this class The Sigma. Sigma Phi present-
Encouragement used. But I did see several
points of similarity. telling them of the growth and ed the college with a P. A. Sys-
I noticed some that took their development of their science and tem fitted with a special micro-
A long time ago I heard of a coffee straight. No cream, the opportunities that spread oult phone for the heart. This valu-
no su-
town character who said, "Them gar. Then there were the before them. It was a fine .ad- able instrument was used during
that has, gits." How true it is ousi mixtures of a little or more dress and an honor to be grad- the Homecoming last December
that success seems to stimulate of each of these two common uated under the eye of our lead- and found so necessary that the
still greater success and that rea- added ingredients. er of the year 1940. Following boys saved their pennies and
Basicly it
sons for optimism breed even the presentation of the class Dr. other coins for the rest of the
was the coffee that appealed to
more optimism. Des Moines Still the diner. Arthur D. Becker administered year in order to give future stu-
He could have had a
College of Osteopathy has just cup the Osteopathic Oath, this being dents an added piece of very val-
of hot water or tea and used
completed one of the most suc- the cream the first class to take the oath uable equipment. The fraternity
--cessful--and- conist-ructive years in and/or sugar in the
same deesired proportion. at their graduation. The roll is is to be congratulated sincerely
the history of the institution. *called and each' receives his dip- for their good judgement and
More and more people each
Our increase in enrollment; ouir year are acquiring the loma together with the congratu- denial in order that the college
addiions to equipment in several taste for
lations of Dr. Becker and Dr. might have this gift. Sigma Sig-
departments; and our better or- osteopathy. Some prefer it
Jones. A reception follows and ma Phi awards were also given
straight without the touch of
ganization and capitalization of the audience of friends and rela- for Service to the College to
cream or sugar. Basicly they
the large amount and compre- want tives add their good wishes. Becky Richardson and for Ex-
osteopathy and we have too
hensive character of clinical ma- few cellence in Osteopathy to Leo
terial availaible have proved to be, osteopathic shops along the Another class passes thru the
way or even at the crossroads of portals of the college. Four years Sanchez. The Bowling awards
inspiring experiences.. We have given also by the fraternity were
traffic. ago when they entered the date
the largest and the beest qualified won by the Phi Sigma Gamma
I wonder if you cannot make of graduation seemed too far in
faculty group that has ever been fraternity and .the individual
a special effort this Summer to the future for comprehension.
our good fortune to assemble. high scores went to MacAdams
interest some young man or But, all agreed during the week
The organization of our alumni, for the girls and Cronin for the
woman in the business of stairt- of Senior affairs that the time
both in national and state associ- ing a shop boys.
that will serve os- had passed all too quickly. It
ation.s with their evident enthusi- wno tto The Lambda Omicron Gamma
teopathy. There are many who +r
'aLLma of-%t tu
are lert 4et
asm and continued interest, is in have Honor Key was, awarded to Mar-
had the preliminary college carry on with classes that are
itself a sure guarantee of our tin Friedenberg by the Grand
education and are not settled as advancing but we and all con-
future. Chapter of the fraternity.
to their future. All they need is cerned are happy that we can
This, did not start out to be a a word of Osteological Keys for excel-
explanation and en- present to 32 communities a
self-congratulatory article. To lence in the Freshman class were
say that we are pleased with the couragement and a few indisput- qualified osteopathic physician
given by Dr. Halladay to Belden,
able facts about the opportunity. whose record has been satisfact-
progress of the past few years is Clausing, Cullen, Gay, Irish,
A new class matriculates in ory or he would not have been
putting it mildly, but we are by this Frantz, Pinchak, Rosich and
college early in September. awarded the legal document that
no means satisfied. We rather Sweeney.
take past achievements as an A new catalog is just off of the was presented to him. Our re-
Bertram Waskey won the
press and designed to interest gret is that we have so few for
earnest of what we may hope to essay award offered each year
college students. Keep these up- the opportunities for service in
accomplish in the coming years. thru the A. O. A. the subject
We have a bigger, broader and permost in your mind all 'thru our profession are so many and
this year being "Osteopathic
more solid plaform from which the Summer seaslon and make it so wide spread that we wish for
Treatment of Pneumonia."
your business to contact two or more to fill the needs.
to start. Ins!pired and encour- Dr. J. P. Schwartz announced
aged by our alumni groups we three who are waiting for the Our sincere congratulations go
Isobaker, Renier and Toriello as
are setting up an ambitious pro- T,'t 11s havxr that thpir
you can give.
names and we
with this class and we will expect
having won the internships at
_ 1_- -...__11 _1-
__ I ut.;LUo J-LIV ULllr-J
-_-., L
- jaaalvo CamLU ov them to keep in touch with the
gram to De crystallmzea in tne will help. H. V. H. the Des Moines General Hospital.
coming weeks and to be an- college and write us-of their suc-
cesses. Charles Parker, our engineer,
nounced- in- the early- fall at the was called to the platform and
Annual Homecoming (October \ D _1 ....
1 _r -1-.
Dr. Halladay presented him with
18th). We have plans in process uraKe inemay
a deed to a little home that
of accomplishment assuring Des
Moines Still College of Osteo- Weather a little cool but sun- Senior Banquet Charlie has been buying on con-
tract, thus completing a long list
plathy as one of the real leaders ny and with a bigger crowd and of payments.
among osteopathic educational more competitors the Drake Re-
centers. lays demanded the serviice of On Monday evening, May 20th, Well-it was a fine program.
Osteopathic education must several of our qualified Seniors. the college banquet for the grad- A lot of awards; for service and'
have as its objective the thoro John Engemann, Glasier Peiase, uating seniors was held in Youn- fidelity Ito the college and to our
preparation of qualified young Al Ferris, Glen Walker, Paul ker's beautiful Tea Room. More science. A lot of work done and
men and women as competent Gehman, Bill Seals and Jack than seventy were present. The the records closed with honor.
osteopathic physicians aind sur- Miller each claim to have worked tables were beautifully decorated A fine program without the usual
geons. There _must be no he:sit- consistantly and effectively. Hav-; with flowers, with tulips as the razzing of a few that at times
ancy in establishment and main- ing been at this for many years main theme. Dr. Arthur D. has been carried a little too far.
,tenance of high scholarsfip it is our opinion that about half Becker, president of the college, We congratulate the graduating
standards and advanced' educa- of them watched and the other acted las toasltmaster and brief class on the excellence of the
tional requirements. Osteoplathic half worked. talks extending congratulations program and hope that others
physicians and surgeons must be The Relays each year offer os- with sprink;lings of sage advice that follow will be mapped along
superior. A. D. B. teopathic contacts with coaches, were given by Dr. J. P. Schwartz, similar lines.
trainers and athletes from nearly dean of the. college, and by Drs.
every large university and col- E. F. Leiininger and O. E. Owen. PEARSON HOSPITAL-
Dr. Kelsey lege in the country. There i;s not A. L. Ferris,, president of the We have a little note from
much to be done, for these boys class, responded for the class in Penn'a stating that Dr. H. Dale
Dr. Pat Kelsey, for the past come prepared to put forth the happy and well-chosen remarks. Pearson has opened a hospital
two years associated with the acme in physical effort. It is Trus'teeis, faculty and senior situ- in Erie, Pa. It is licensed by the
Des Moines General Hospital, the occasional accident or strain dents look forward in happy an- state and is equipped for acute
will in the future be associated that needs attention. When tnat ticipation to this event as one of and chronic non-surgical diseas-
with Dr, H. J. Marshlall in his nappens uSti uoiiege is on tne the brnlIant affairs of the school es, obstetrics, minor surgery and
office in the Liberty Building. job. year. diagnosis. Good luck to you Dale.
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. f Dr. A. B. Johnson, treasurer lations to Dr. Arthur D. Becker,
W. Va. Convention
. 21;.
m P.(1 T
of the class, presented'Dr. Arthur
D. Becker with a slum of money
Friday, to be used in the name
and his able staff for a valuable
course unselfishly prepared and
ably rendered, as well as a con-
genial good time. In closing we
Dr. Halladay returned recently
The Board of Trustees in spe- of the class in extending the. pro- from a meeting of the state as-
fessional magazine subscriptions resolve that a copy of these Res-
cial session May 26th, concluded The college olutions be handed to the editor sociation in W. Virginia and re-
for the library.
their deliberations on the selec- ports a most enjoyable trip. It
wishes to express its gratitude of the "Log Book" for publica-
tion of a Secretary-Treasurer for
for this gift and will distribute tion. seems that he had planned the
the ensuing year with the em-
the sum to the best advantage of Submitted very respectfully by journey originally- so that he
ployment of Attorney Dwight S.
our student body. your Committee. could contact some relatives in
James as its Lay-Secretary-Treas-
The class work continued un- (Signed) Dr. Chas D. Ball, Chm. Charleston and made this his
urer. Mr. James took over his
til noon of Saturday and the ma- Dr. A. J. Bowman-Buck first stop. Mr. and Mrs. Dick
official duties on June 1st and
jority of the class; was there until Dr. C. C. Jackson Yates of Charleston invited Drs.
will be in attendan(ce at the St.
the final bell closed the 42nd An- Ure in for breakfast adding to
Loluis convention in the interest
niversary Post Graduate and Re-
of that new responsibility.
view Week. We will have an- P. G. Alumni Luncheon the pleasure of the visit. A bus
Delegates and Alternates to trip aciross the state to Bluefield
other next year and we hope our Thirty-five Alumni of the col- was marred some by the heavy
the House of Delegates were lege sat down to a fine luncheon
named by the Iowa Trustees as two faithful students from K. C., rain but proved the dexterity of
Drs. Clark and Carroll, will not at the Savery Hotel Wednesday, the bus driver under some rather
be delayed as they were this May 29. The majority of these trying conditions. The program
Delegates: were in Des Moines attending the
Holcomb Jordan, Pres. week. It was good to see the in Bluefield was' filled to the
many new facesi of some we had Post Graduate Course and Dr. minute. Two talks before high
Mary EI. Golden
not contacted for several years Fred Campbell took advantage school boys and girls early Mon-
S. H. Klein, Vice-Pres. of their presence and called
Alternates: and also many who were here for day, May 20, followed by an hour
their first time and it was highly them together. As an official of on the program. A noon lunch-
J. J. Henderson
gratifying to see the many who the national organization Dr. eon with 14 of the 25 Alumni in
W. S. Edmond
have repeated with us for the Campbell acted as toastmaster the state- wasi held at Jimmie's
Laura E. Miller
past several years. and called upon a number for re- and was enjoyed by all. Ab Gra-
The fully paid membership on
We will see you again next. ports. ham was elected president of the
June 1st is, up for a new high of Dr. Arthur D. Becker spoke
year. W. Va. Alumni and immediately
40 more than as of this date a briefly on the improvements at
year ago. Response of delin- appointed several chairmen to
the college and stressed the im- start working on the major items
quent members to the monthly Resolutions portance of Alumni coming to of the National Alumni program.
dues statements improves that
Including the fol- We, your Committee, Resolve Des Moines to be convinced of The food at Jimmie's was worth
ratio daily.
that we as Practicing Osteopathic the many changes for the im- the trip to Bluefield. A talk in
lowing applications' received since Physicians do appreciate and con- provement in teaching. the afternoon was followed by a
-May 1st, the total roll stands at
With so little of sider invaluable, to us and our Dr. H. V. Halladay, College trip to the famous Pocahontas
255 today.
timely contact assistance, cou- profession as a whole, this op- Representative of the national Elxhibition Mine and don't miss
portunity to attend such sessions association, reported on activities it if you are near there.
pled with the ambitious plans
as; has been given here this year. in several of the states and asked
of the new Membership Chair- Th'e banquet in the evening
Be it also resolved that each that a greater interest be shown
man, Dr. H. L. Gulden, there was attended by over 80 being
and every one of us do person- in state units of the Alumni or-
could actually and easily be de- the largest for many years. An-
ally and collectively commend ganization.
veloped an early increase of 100 each member of the staff of Still Dr. Paul Park, president of tichicken P. Meador acted as
from among the 175 non-mem- toastmaster and carried on suc-
The obliga- College that have in any way the Iowa Alumni referred to the
bers in this state. cessfully. Dr. O. O. Bashline,
contributed to the preparation or need for more intimate contacts
tions of membership include such presentation of this P. G. course. gave an excellent address on the
thruout the Alumni with pros-
cooperation. If no objections are value of osteopathy. Still College
Be it further resolved-That pective studenlts and sources of
filed with your secretary by July Alumni led by Benny Kinte!r sur-
we especially appreciate the very endowment and foundation
15th, the following applicants prised Dr. Halladay with a Ron-
courteous manner in which all funds.
will by regulation be enrolled as services have been rendered by son cigaret case and the local
members. Dr. Ruth Paul, secretary of
our instructors and received by the Iowa Alumni, outlined the Lion's Club Quartette entertain-
Applications for Membership ed assisted by Miss Smith. Danc-
our classmates. Iowa. plan and the many items
Anderson, M. R., Adair Be it further resolved that we ing followed the banquet until
on the past year's program that
Andrews, S. M., Oelwein especially appreciate and consid- an early hour.
Blobenhouse, H. A. Bode have been of great aid to the
er very fitting and proper the ef- college and students. Two talks on the following
Conaiway, J. H., Bridgewater forts 'that have been made by Reports were given by Drs. morning's program topped by a
Dirlam, Keneth M., Des' Moines certain members of Still College Andreen of Michigan, Stevison of talk at the Rotary Club at noon
(40) Faculty to reduce "Manipulative Missouri, Clark and Naylor of
Fedson, C. H., Des Moines, ended a strenuous two days for
Therapy" to a more scientific and Ohio, Bowman-Buck of W. Va., Dr. Halladay. Dr. Cudden and
Garton, J. G., Chariton therefore tangible fact, and. may and Heian of Wisc. wife offered him a drive back to
Ge Meiner, F. M., Newell
this movement grow and prosper. Dr. ;Ball of Okla. reminded Charleston that was interrupted
Gamble, H. C., Council Bluffs Be it further resolved that
McNerney, J. R., Ledyard these present of the newer re- many times by stops for camera
each and every member of this quirements and that as osteo- shots. Another high light of the
Morrison, Martha, Shenandoah
1940 P. G. Class consider him- pathic physicians we must and trip was the gift of Harry Mc-
Parry, Edward D., Des Moines
self a committee of one to offer can meet these. Neish who brought a W. Va.
(40) our time, talent and means to Many compliments were passed
Stoddard, Genevieve, Des Moines cactus for the Halladay collec-
Sutton, George W., Des Moines the further growth and devlop- on the Alumni plan and the tion. The return trip was un-
ment of Still College. May our changes at the college in-added eventful except for a short stop
(40) efforts be those of cooperation physical equipment and faculty.
Toriello, Dan, Des Moines ( 0) criticism. at the A. 0. A. office between
O'Shana, R. P., Carlisle.
and "constructive" All left the luncheon with the trains;. It was a swell meeting.
Let's always be Optomists- determination to work just a lit-
Wing, Harry E., Des Moines
F. A. GORDON, D. 0. never Pessimists. tle harder this next year on the
Be it also .resolved that we two major items of the Alumni DOCTORS' HOSPITAL-
'consider this the most valuable program - Student Recruiting An item from a Colum-
P. G. Class and altogether satisfactory and .Foundation
. . .
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.. bus, Ohio paper describes the
Course it has been our privilege acquisition of the stock of the
(Continued From Page One) to attend, so we hereby recom-
.Campbell arranged the props. It mend like courses be made avail- Inspection Doctors' Hospital by a group Of
able annually, if possible. Dr. R. MacFarlane Tilly of osteopathic physicians and sur-
was, the first viewing for many
Then let us resolve to promul- Brooklyn, N. Y., was with us geons in central Ohio. The new
present of a movie taken of the
igate Osteopathy and the interest April 21 and 22 in the capacity officers have not been named ac-
Old Doctor and several other
scenes related to the early days of Still College to such a degree of inspector for the A. O. A. It cording to the notice but Drs.
was a real pleasure to see and Licklider, Clybourne, Watson
of osteopathy. The beautiful in our respective communities
country home, the perfect wea- that many wo'rthy young men talk to Dr. Tilly again and the and Konold are mentioned as
and women may be influenced to faculty enjoyed a luncheon with possiblei officials. We certainly
ther, the excellent meal and the
fine entertainment left each of enter our schools'and our pro- him Monday, April 22. Dr. Tilly wish' this ;group of osteopathic
those present with a glow of sat- fession. wasted no time while in our city phylicians continued success with
isfaction marking the end of a In conclusion then, let us, re- and kept us busy opening doors this opportunity for expansion of
and records.. their services in Ohio.
perfect day. solve our Thanks and Congrattu-
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Corporate Board .. ATLANTICT--CY NEXT- Half Gone

Each year following the regu- The past six weeks have been
lar college year the corporate Without much opposition the city famous for its Board Walk busy ones for all -of us. We at
board of the college is called to- will entertain the osteopathic profession next year. Atlantic City the college completed the year's
gether to check over the activi- is known not only for its beach but also as a convention city and work and added a week of Re-
ties of the past twelve months. view that was thoroly enjoyed by
This meeting was scheduled this we are certain that with the profession not having visited this
the class and the faculty. We
year on May 11 and attended by resort, in toto, on any other previous occasion the convention next then started to prepare for the
more than the number necessary year will be well attended. Our congratulations to Atlantic City St. Louis Convention and now
to establish a quorum. and we are preparing now for a visit to our most famous Eastern we find ourselves ready for that
Dr. Arthur D. Becker's opening Spa. - - - . . . .. :... much needed vacation., But-
report was perhaps the most there is still much totbe' - done aid
gratifying one that has ever been AT ST. LOUIS LAST MONTH summer is half'- gone.
received by the board. Dr. Becker Our Booth was not hidden so deeply that it could not be found Checking with the office we
reviewed the accomplishments of for about 75 registered with the secretary. Mrs. Robinson reports find that new: names are coming
the year briefly stressing the in with nearly every mail. Our
points that proved conclusively that the general tone of those who stopped to talk and register
was encouraging and quite a number of prospective names were students, are scattered over the
that the trustees had been alert country and are at work for the
and that the general conduct of handed in. The new catalog excited plenty of compliments and college and for osteopathy. They
the college was to be highly the topic of recruiting seemed to be paramount in .the minds of were here last year and wit-
praised. nessed the improvements and the
the majority.
This past year has seen Des enthusiasm of a successful year
Moines Still College of Osteo- Our Scientific Exhibit, attended by Ronald Woods, excited in every way. They are anxious
pathy at the top in the matter of considerable comment. The majority seemed to think it took a to pass this opportunty on to
percentages of increase in stu- little too much time to fully comprehend but those who hestitatqd some young man or woman-who
dents. No other college of os- -has' not :.-learned -the' -need --of
teopathy has had an increase in for a few minutes expressed themselves as being well paid for the more. physicians of our training.
each class and this is a record study. The booklet prepared especially for this exhibit was taken We wish we could inject into
year for us in Des Moines. by the majority and with the intention of making a further study each of you in the field the same
The faculty of the college has of the illustrated physiological processes. feeling so that wherever you go'
been augmented and Dr. Becker you will have constantly in mind
stated that it was the best or- Our Banquet and Reunion was a complete success. Due credit the need for making; contacts
ganized faculty and the most au- must be given to Sam Leibov of St. Louis for all of the preliminary with possible students of osteop-
thoritative in the history of the arrangements and the completed business of the tickets sale up athy. .
college. With minor changes this to the last minute. Over eighty Alumni and visitors enjoyed fully There are several outstanding
faculty remains intact thruout the meal and the talks that followed. Cy Clybourne had the pro- items that should be given con-,
the coming year.; gram well in hand and went thru the routine like an old timer
M. C. Not a dull moment, the talks being limited and the sub- sideration in the selection of a
Equipment has :been improved college. We have tried during the
in a number of the departments stence of each extremely important in the future of osteopathy months of February, March, April
of the college. The acquisition and our college. Altho one of the busiest men at St. Louis, Dr. and May, to give you thru the
nf +,T,,T +1h- vnnrl rlrellnal xxrTt
owcnr'h of Frank F. Jones took time to step into the room and greet the pages of the Log Book an idea of
microscopes is only one of the assembly for a few minutes. Dr. Jones is an Alumnus of our col- the educational plan we'.follow
items that have been purchased lege but had previously promised to speak at another banquet. at this college. We feel that we
this past year for the benefit of His talk was another inspiration to strengthen the defences of the have the proper faculty group to
the students. Several important practice of osteopathy. present. the program of teaching.
projects n- the- preparatio n of Reports by the Alumniofficers:were short and to the point. The additions and 'changes made
laboratory' specimens have been Dr. Becker announced the reduction of the debt on the college and this year have added considerably
completed and much of the time pointed out the many advantageous changes made during the past to the strength of our teaching
this summer will be used to con- few years. Roll Call revealed three dating back to 1903, Drs. staff.
tinue the series of models being Arthur D. Becker, J. S. Schweiger and S. W. Irvine. Dr. Paul Park We have carefully planned the
made for the Embryological Lab- announced plans for the Homecoming Jubilee to be held October teaching of our Basic Sciences so
oratory. 18 and issued a special call to all present to spread the news and that a continuity is maintained
The building has been kept in make arrangements themselves to be on hand for the day. Dr. and the student is led gradually
A-1 condition by constant clean- Clybourne outlined the "Eight Year Plan" and received the ap- to the more specific subjects of
ing and painting and with some plause of the ensemble for the many important items listed. A therapy and its osteopathic in-
slight rearrangements has been new constitution and by-laws was adopted vesting considerable terpretation. The introduction of
made more convenient for the power with the chairmen of the geographical subdivisions of the specific osteopathy is graded to
use of the Clinic. This has in- association. The nominating committee headed by Dr. St. Amant the gradual advancement of the
creased considerably during the brought in a slate that was approved--in- record time. Alumni of student -tothe clinical demonstra-'
past year and is weak only in Still College will be proud to know that their leader this coming tions. The practical work.of the
number of students to handle the year will be the retiring president of the A. 0. A., Dr. Frank F. Clinic is divided for convenience
many cases presented for osteo- Jones. Dr. H. V. Halladay was elected to the office of Vice Presi- and efficiency. We: wish- you
pathic care. Our Seniors have dent, Dr. J. Paul Leonard, former Secretary will assume the obli- would review these major fea-
been overworked thru the entire gations of the College Representative, Dr. Paul Park will fill the tures of our .educational plan and
year. office of Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Dr. John Rogers will expand your appreciation :.of our
Dr. Becker complimented very continue as Foundation Councilor and Dr. Fred Campbell as Stu- efforts beyond the confines of
highly the several Alumni proj- dent Recruiting Councilor. This group of officers will have plenty your office.
ects that had been planned and to do and will do it. The cooperation of the Alumni in the field We want you to feel the inm-
completed during the year. The is not requested, it is demanded and not by the officers but because portance of a proper plan for
Homecoming Jubilee and others of the need now for complete cooperation on the part of each the study of osteopathy and .if
have increased the interest and graduate of this institution. The outlook at the college is better we have not strengthened the
loyalty of our Alumni so that we than it has ever been. The officers of the college and the Alumni chain of study, write us your
feel that there is an added sup- agreed that with concerted effort from the field that we can not constructive ideas. We want our
port from our graduates in prac- only maintain the prestige we have enjoyed for the past two years
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pledges fully acquainted with this Dr. J. M. Woods

N. 0. I. C. part of an initiation ceremony it Continuous Service
The -profession knows that Dr.
detracts from, rather than adds J. M. Woods is a keen diagnos-
The meeting called for Monday to the interest in the organization. Still College takes great pride tician, a thoro osteopathic physi-
noon, June 24 in the Press Room We hope to have reports soon of in presenting to you eight mem-
at the Auditorium was the most cian and an excellent instructor,
educational substitutes for that For the past eighteen years Dr.
successful of any enjoyed by our part of the initiation commonly bers of the faculty who are on
organization. Dr. F. A. Gordon, Woods has been intimately asso-
known as "Hell Week." call at your pleasure. Our col- ciated with the college. For the
President-elect of the A. O. A.
and President of the N. 0. I. C. We are glad to report complete lege enjoys a clinic that is con- past several years he has been
presided and following the excel- accord between our two honorary stant and extensive. The depart-
lent lunch went thru the business fraternities on several matters, ments of this clinic operate thru-
of the organization as rapidly as the settlement of which will di- out the full twelve months of
efficiency would permit. Each or- vide their interests and raise
ganization was represented by their standards, both of which the year. It is, therefore, neces-
one or more official delegates. will increase the prestige of these sary for us to have expert clini-
Since no organization was able to two important fraternities. cians available at all hours and
qualify under the rulings made As a matter of greater efficien- laboratories equipped and ready
in the membership contest, Dr. cy the recommendation was made for use in any emergency. Pa-
Gordon continued the prize for to elect secretaries for a period tients registering in the General
another year. His report proved of five years. This was agreed
an incentive to considerable dis- upon by all and our reports to Clinic and in the Obstetrical
cussion about the plan and the date indicate that the majority Clinic often need immediate at-
desire on the part of the mem- have complied with the request. tention.
bership to be granted the privil- This group of eight
ege of an extension of time. The Dr. J. Paul Leonard, retiring members of the faculty do not
Council approved with thanks the president of the Atlas Club, was have to stand and wait for op- - I i
president's report. automatically inducted into the portunities, they are in constant
The major feature of the re- office of President of the N. 0. I.
port of the Secretary, Dr. Halla- C. and Dr. Halladay agreed to demand and are busy even thru-
carry on the office of Executive out the summer months. devoting much of his time to the
day, was the success recently Clinic and is now at the head of
achieved, in establishing our offi- Secretary for one more year. This
was taken on the supposition that Dr. Arthur D. Becker the General Clinic. Beginning
cial fraternities and sororities in with the teaching of Anatomy,
Baird's Manual, The World Al- the majority of the work done by
the office would be assumed by Dr. Woods quickly branched into
manac and Banta's Greek Ex- the subjects related to the diag-
change. Very few of the profes- the Local Committee of the con-
vention and the P. & P. W. of the nosis and treatment of all di-
sion realize what this means for visions of the listed diseases and
the very simple reason that they A. O. A. This, however, does not
leave the office with twelve is an expert in Differential Di-
pay so little attention to their agnosis. His extensive private
fraternity or sorority after grad- months of vacation in between
meetings for if we are to con- practice proved an excellent back-
uation. If we are to maintain a ground for his continuous serv-
standard and increase the use- tinue to prove ourselves worth
while there is still much to be ice in the Clinic during recent
fulness of our members we must years. The college is fortunate
have more cooperation from the done in each Grand Chapter.
in having at its disposal the tal-
field. It is to be hoped that with The very sincere thanks of this ent of Dr. J. M. Woods.
the accomplishment of the past office go to Eddie Sommers, Har-
year a notable one, that the fu- old Hoermann, Ernie Moore,
ture will bring out a more com- Nannie Chappell, Pearl Thomp- Dr. L. L. Facto
plete appreciation of the value of son, Walter t3ailey, EJllswortn
attention to the needs and im- Whitmer, John Hayes and Dewey
portant place of osteopathic fra- Millay for their excellent coop-
ternities and sororities. eration in putting over the de-
The subject of student recruit- tails of the ten banquets and re- Our president keeps a watchful
ing was fully discussed and unions. These men and women eye on every item that goes into
brought out many excellent ideas not only fulfilled their duties with the education of a Still College
that will later be incorporated this group but had many other
into a report. It is unfortunate responsibilities all of which were graduate. Keenly aware of the
that there is no provision for an carried to satisfactory termina- demand for increased osteopathis
official committee for this work tions . We hope the Local Com- service he is fully appreciative of
under A. 0. A. supervision. The mittee at Atlantic City will find
as willing a group of workers as tne need for quantity in the
matter of expense of course must
be taken into consideration. It we have dealt with this past year classes and yet supports the add-
is well known that we must be- in St. Louis. ed preliminary entrance require-
gin an intensive drive for stu- H. V. Halladay, Exc. Secy. ments. His interest in increas-
dents in all of our colleges and ing our number in the field is
this will be initiated in a limit- balanced perfectly by his watch-
ed way thru a committee ap- fulness over the thoroness of the
pointed from the council. Some Halladay Wins Prize work of the teaching staff. Ac- Osteopathic Technic is the basis
of our chapters are suffering now cording to Dr. Becker, a poorly for osteapathic therapy. In Dr.
from the decrease in number of equipped graduate is not only a L. L. Facto we have an expert in
students in our colleges. It is When the smoke had cleared
detriment to the college that analyzation and practical applica-
believed that with the Alumni of from the voting on the prize for
the best editorial written this claims him but is a liability to tion of all forms of osteopathic
these eleven organizations aware the whole profession. Our presi- technic. His appearance on the
of the situation that they will past year on A. O. A. Membership
it was found that Dr. H. V. Halla- dent takes great pride in his staff programs of the many state con-
make an extra effort to send into of educators and his Alumni. ventions and the national is suf-
our colleges young men and day of the Log Book stood out
in front. In addition to a cer- For over thirty years Dr. ficient evidence of the high es-
women who will not only fill the teem in which he is held by the
need in the field but will, during tificate of merit for his writings, Becker has been a leader in os-
Dr. Halladay was presented with teopathic organization and edu- profession. Dr. Facto is a mem-
their college career, begin their ber of the Clinical Staff of the
education in organization work an onyx desk set, properly in- cation. On numerous occasions
scribed. Dr. Halladay says he the profession has shown its con- college and has specialized in
by joining one of our affiliated diseases of the nervous system.
fraternities or sororities. knows this fine piece of editorial fidence in his ability for he has
equipment is supposed to rest on filled nearly every office offered His students know him as a hard
A very definite stand was taken master in class, not appreciating
on "Hell Week." This has been a modern desk in some modern by organized osteopathic groups.
office but it will probably be just The' profession knows that with at the moment his deep interest
eliminated in the majority of our in developing their ability in a
chapters but was erased com- as inspiring on a packing case Dr. Arthur D. Becker as the
in the desert and will be tried out leader at Still College that each difficult subject. Structure and
pletely by a very short motion. Function are his hobbies and
With the raising of our standards that way. graduate will be well trained and
fully prepared to give expert os- these two formulate the major
we have most certainly advanced The college is very proud to
teopathic service in any com- principles of osteopathic practice.
from the high school age to the have this honor brought to the
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The delightful weather furnish- Dr. 0. E. Owen Dr. Paul E. Kimberly

The Loo Book ed by the Local Committee--the

yearly amazement at the energy
and efficiency of Dr. R. C. Mc-
The Official Publication of Ca iuhan the way registration is
DES MOINES STILL COLLEGE being handled-the scientific ex-
OF OSTEOPATHY hibits, while not as extensive as
.E. Harwood some, were decidedly worth while
Editor -. there were not quite
Faculty Adviser.. H. V. Halladay so many sections or that I were
triplets-hoping that the Mani-
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.Arthur D. Becker pulative and Technic sections will
get together-the proud belief
Osteopathy Without Limitation that my flower garden beats those
in Shaw's Gardens-seeing old
friends and making new ones-
Annual A. 0. A. the D. M. S. C. 0. banquet-the
one thing that exceeded my ex-
CONVENTION pectations-many new things
learned and old knowledge pol-
Another annual convention has ished-a profound feeling that A.
0. A. Conventions are worth The profession is already aware For the past three years Dr.
come and passed into history. To of the fine work in pathology Kimberly has followed the foot-
say that it was worth-while is a while . . . J. M. Woods.
that has been done by Dr. Owven steps of Dr. H. V. Halladay so
feeble expression. It was mo- at the college. Since his gradu- closely that he has walked into
mentous ! The sessions of the Dr. Dornbush ation he has been largely respon- his shoes. The college is fortu-
house of delegates and of the sible for the many improvement;s nate in having available a young
board of'trustees of' the-A. 0. A. A news clipping has been re- in the several divisions of the man of the mental calibre and
were fine examples of the growth ceived stating that Dr. Frank study of Clinical Laboratory Di- ability of Dr. Kimberly. Oste-
and development of osteopathic Dornbush, formerly of Stuben- agnosis and is an authori ,; on. opathy has been paramount in
legislative bodies. The new offi- ville, Ohio will, in the future, be Clinical Pathology. His abi.ity his family for many years and it
cers are tried and true exponents associated with Dr. Russell and initiative have been demeo- was a perfectly natural sequence
of osteopathic solidarity. Our Wright in his Sin-O-Vac Clinic strated not only in teaching but for him to become deeply inter-
unlimited support and loyalty is in Detroit. Dr. Dornbush is not a also in administration in hrs ca- ested in the science. For the
hereby pledged to them in the stranger in Detroit, having in- pacity as Assistant Dean of the past three years Dr. Kimberly
many tasks now before them. terned at the Detroit Osteopathic college. Dr. Owen has appeared has been assisting in the depart-
A word of congratulation to Hospital following his graduation many times on state and national ment of Anatomy and following
those whose untiring and intelli- in 1929. We are certain that Dr. programs and is deeply interested his graduation was retained as a
gent efforts made this 44th an- Dornbush's move to Detroit will in the problems of our national full time member of the faculty
nual convention an outstanding be mutually beneficial and extend fraternities and sororities. and will continue at the head of
success. The program was well to him and Dr. Wright our best the Anatomical Department. He
planned and excited the sustained wishes. Dr. Byron Laycock is fully aware of the need for the
interest of those who were fort- added osteopathic interpretation
unate enough to attend. The sec- Dr. E. F. Leininger of Anatomy and insists on a thoro
tion programs were of unusual knowledge of these subjects by
merit. Even the weather man every student. We predict that a
went out of his way to make his leader in osteopathic anatomy
contribution. has been saved for the teaching
Many problems of greatest pos- staff of our college.
sible importance confront our Dr. Hugh Clark
profession at this time and these
problems were carefully consid-
ered by officers, trustees, dele-
gates and various affiliated groups
and these groups deserve and will
require the united and unstinted
support of every osteopathic phy-
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That they will have such support
goes without saying. Osteopathy
has rapidly moved into the front
of big events and will give a good
account of its stewardship.
Arthur D. Becker, D. 0.
The mere mention of the sub-
ject of Obstetrics recalls the ir- Altho young in the profession
I believe that the convention regular hours and the necessity and our most recent acquisition
was the best that I have ever at- for constant service. Dr. Lein- for the faculty, Dr. Laycock has
tended. Certainly the Municipal inger enjoys both of these ind already proved his ability in
Auditorium was an ideal place in imparts this enthusiasm to his many ways. His osteopathic I ) :-3 - 13
A year ago tne college aeciaea
which to hold it. Of the sessions students. The department of Ob- training was preceded by prepar- to obtain the services of an
I attended, the symposium on Os- stetrics at the college is too well atory work at Northwestern Uni- authority in the basic sciences.
teopathy and the film on the sec- known for comparison. The re- versity, and following his gradu- We were indeed very fortunate
ond lumbar lesion were outstand- cent attractive chart displayed at ation from the Kansas City Col- in contacting Dr. Hugh Clark of
ing. the national convention in St. lege of Osteopathy and Surgery Michigan University, for he not
Speaking of outstanding things; Louis is a record that any col- he was retained on the teaching only has proved his ability as a
some of you missed the real cre;at lege may envy. The excellent staff for over two years. His teacher in the basic subjects but
of the convention-the D. M. S. service rendered by this depart- vacations have been spent in tak- has expressed a very deep inter-
C. 0. Alumni Banquet. It was a ment of our Clinic reflects great ing postgraduate courses from est in the osteopathic application
record breaker. L. L. Facto. honor on the man in charge, for coast to coast. His natural of these subjects. Dr. Clark has
* * * . it is no easy task to superintend ability as a technician and his advanced the interest in these
four hundred obstetrical cases tenacity for delving into scientific subjects to the point where the
The arrangements, hotel accom- each year. Dr. Leininger's ami- explanations have won for him student is very much aware of
modations, cooperation of the Lo- able disposition and his extensive certain distinction in the field of the real value of thoro basic
cal Committee, publicity, etc., practical knowledge have made osteopathic principles and tech- training. His work with the col-
were all fine and couldn't have for him a position of highest es- nic. His time is fully taken with lege will be expanded this com-
been better. It was one of the teem not only among the stu his responsibilities at the college ing year thru increased labora-
best conventions I have had the dents in the college but thruoul in teaching and in the Clinic and tory facilities and by means of
pleasure of attending. (Note-Dr. the profession. He weighs the he is in demand as a speaker and specially designed specimens that
Marshall was reelected President babies delivered in his clinic nol demonstrator of osteopathic diag- are usually found only in muse-
of I. . 0.) H. J. Marshall. in pounds but in tons. nosis and technic. ums.
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(Continued From Page 1) tice. The several meetings held
Application for Membership but can maintain it and advance to a safe lead in osteopathic during state conventions have
Kay Y. Yazarian, Clutier, Iowa. education. been filled with constructive plans
Evidence of the enthusiasm initiated by the favorable reports and the groups have been enthu-
siastic over the program of stu-
The St. Louis Convention and the stabilizing plans was shown in the willingness to fill the
dent recruiting and the estab-
treasury of the Alumni to the point of putting it on a firmer basis.
Drs. Rusty Wright and E. M. Davis subscribed to Life Memberships. lishment of a Foundation for the
By Attorney Henry- E. Sampson, college.
A. B., Ju. D., Des Moines, Ia. Dr. George Lawyer paid in full for the twelve years he has been The future of the institution
(Mr. . Sampson.::-.:.
- was.-.: --the guest out in practice. Mrs. Busick subscribed to an associate member-
speaker -at the: Atlas Club banquet
ship and every other one present helped with a glow of pride. rests largely in the hands of
at St. Louiis, June 25. -Edd.) those who are in the field and
Walking thru the hotel corri- There is not one iota of doubt in the minds of those present as with their continued and increas-
dors, we quickly realized that we to the future of Still College. The unfortunate thing is that 1426 ed support expected, plans are
were in the presence and under of you should have been present to get the personal contact that being made for the establishment
the inspiring influence of those fills you with this grand and glorious feeling of pride in our col- of a Clinical Hospital in direct
who are today advancing the leges accomplishments. You will hear from the officers as soon as contact with the college. This
cause of osteopathy. Thruout the vacations are over and when you do we know you will also want is in addition to the excellent
convention hall, we learned from to add your small contribution of time and dues. If you were hospital facilities already enjoyed
successful practitioners and great absent you certainly missed the most enthusiastic meeting of the by the college in connection with
teachers in the profession much St. Louis Convention. the Des Moines General Hospital.
about new discoveries and better Probably the most startling and
We were meeting in Missouri, gratifying part of the report was
the birthplace of osteopathy, Mrs. Becker Honored the announcement that the entire
where Dr. A. T. Still, the founder financial structure of the college
begun the expansion of his great Evidence of greater efficiency has undergone revision and that
idea and where for three score among our women's organizations the debt of the college has been
years his science has been bring- was shown in St. Louis at the very materially reduced. He
ing health to thousands of indi- convention by the formation of stated that the re-funding and
viduals. All of this caused us to the National Women's Osteo- re-financing of the balance of the
value more highly the past, and pathic Auxiliary with Mrs. Arthur debt was under a most satisfac-
to contemplate with confidence D. Becker unanamously elected as tory plan and that this accom-
the future of this profession. It the president. This new organi- plishment opened the doors in a
helped us to realize the strength zation brings the many subordi- fine way for our program of con-
of osteopathy and to appreciate nate divisions closer together and tinued progress and development.
the many things yet to be done will coordinate many of the plan- Dr. Becker's fifth annual report
to maintain osteopathy as a se- ned projects of the several or- was an historic document. The
parate school of healing. ganizations. Mrs. Becker is not trustees who work thruout the
The inspiring atmosphere of new in the auxiliary, having been year to make this possible are to
the St. Louis Convention gave us national chairman several years be complimented highly. Dr.
a review of the glorious past of ago and is the major sponsor for Becker has given many hours to
osteopathy and enthusiasm for this group at the college. the solving of problems for the
the future under the many great The constitution of the new benefit of the institution and it
leaders we met in the halls able auxiliary parallels closely the was gratifying to note the en-
men who have long been con- constitution of the A. O. A. by thusiasm that radiated from the
Dr. J. Paul Leonard membership of the corporate
vinced of the value of osteopathy. whom it has been approved. Oth- of Detroit
They cherish its past and are er members of the Executive board upon hearing this excellent
Newly elected member of the resume of the year.
laboring hard toward insuring its Board are: Mrs. T. J. Meyers of Board of Trustees of D.M.S.C.O.
future. These personal contacts Pasadena, Calif., Mrs. T. J. How- With the exception of one
fortified our faith, strengthened erton of Washington, D. C., Mrs. change, the officers for the en-
our courage and renewed our H. E. Williams of Ardmore, Okla., suing year were reelected. The
hope for the future of the science. Mrs. A. B. Crites of Kansas City, 0. W. C.C. resignation of Dr. Halladay from
Everyone must have come Mo., Mrs. R. R. Lamb of Des the board of trustees made it
away with much more of the Moines, Ia., and Mrs. Grover From the annual report of the necessary to fill his vacant chair.
spirit and purpose of the fore- Gillum of Kansas City, Mo. Osteopathic Women's College Taking into due consideration the
fathers; more determined to re- We congratulate the group on Club it looks like the organization policy of expansion the board
double their efforts for the cause their good judgment in the selec- enjoyed a year of profitable meet- unanamously elected Dr. J. Paul
of the profession and in the in- tion of officers and hope for them ings. With two meetings a month Leonard of Detroit to member-
terest of humanity. a most progressive year. varied between serious instructive ship on the Board of Trustees of
As an Atlas member, I natur- Above talks and social hours the pro- the college. Dr. Leonard will
ally-- took particular notice and tion to the profession.
everything we need added gram has been exceptionally well bring to the Board of Trustees
pride in the fact that the leaders balanced and interesting thruout. his several years experience in
at the convention and the men strength in numbers. We have Parties were held at the home of
met the needs for increased pre- the successful management of the
most responsible for the present- several members of the faculty Detroit Osteopathic Hospital. Al-
day success of the profession liminary requirements. We must
not let this change make a great and at both the Atlas and Phi tho he will not necessarily have
were, with but few exceptions, Sig houses. Trips were made to to be in attendance at each meet-
wearers of that cherished emblem difference in our total. We can
easily increase the number of special points of interest in the ing of the board he can offer
of the Atlas Club. city and the problems of the wife much in the way of constructive
students in each of the recog-
nized colleges if a little time is of the doctor were discussed on planning for the future of the
Half Gone several occasions. Officers for college. We heartily endorse
spent by each of you in talking
about your science. the next year were elected at the this selection by the Corporate
Our past records in the field of final meeting and another year Board and extend our best wishes
(Continued From Page One) of enjoyable contacts is antici- and continued support to the
college to deserve the fine sup- therapy are envied by others.
We are being investigated and pated. small group that plays a most
port that has been given it In President, Georgia Rogers. important role in the develop-
the past and to be prepared for our methods of treatment are be-
ing copied. With osteopathy V. President, May Chandler. ment of our college, our Trustees.
the new students this fall and in Secretary, Mary Ball.
semesters to come. We have not having grown from within and Treasurer, Jeannette Westfall. Dr. Johnson of Jefferson, Iowa
based these major changes on having firmly established its was present and expressed his
needs of the past but we are value in the minds of increased gratification for the fine report
looking ahead into the future numbers each year, we have teopathic physicians in the field, of the auditor and to others that
and preparing osteopathic physi- much to be proud of. We want it is not asking too much of you have made it such a successful
cians to meet every modern re- you to pass this enthusiasm on to send one thousand students year for the college.
quirement of a well trained phy- to young men and women in into osteopathy this fall. But-
your community and put them in you must be the one in ten who The meeting closed with the
sician. entire board in high spirits and
The summer is half gone, but touch with the college of your does this and not one of the nine
who loses the advantage of the a most optimistic outlook for the
during the time that is left youl choice. future of our institution.
can make a valuable contrblu- A111+o1,
wim near~lly
VV tnowianu X"n-
-uen thr1lcnnd
1WT +fan
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Volume 18 August 15, 1940 Number 8



Dr. Frank F. Jones

Dr. H. V. Halladay
Immediate Past President of the A.
0. A. and President of the D. M. S. Vice President of the D. M. S. C. 0.
C. O. Alumni Association Alumni Association
"It is a pleasure and a privilege "Our membership was extended
to begin another year of service last year to include more of the
to our profession. 1939-40 gave real workers for osteopathy and
me the opportunity to know our college. This year I want
many of you personally and you the secretary to be busy continu-
are a fine group. I want you to ously receipting for your dues
continue your enthusiasm for os- and acknowledging your letters.
teopathy and one way it can be There is much to be done in
done is by adding your sincere every community for the college
support to the college. You will and for our science. Your isola-
hear from me often either by let- tion in a small town is no excuse
ter or thru the pages of the Log -or isolating your ideas."

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Dr. Paul L. Park Dr. J. E. Rogers Dr. F. D. Campbell Dr. J. Paul Leonard
President of the Iowa D. M. S. C. O. Past President of the A. 0. A. and Student Recruiting Councilor Member of the Board of Trustees
Alumni and Executive Secretary of Foundation Councilor of the D. M. of the D. M. S. C. O., Superintend-
the D.M.S.C.O. Alumni Association S. C. O. Alumni Association "Expansion of osteopathic ser- ent of the Detroit Osteopathic
"This office asks your sincere vice thruout the country depends Hospital and College Representa-
"The profession has never been tive of the D. M. S. C. 0. Alumni
consideration of the many prob- alert to the opportunity of secur- largely on an increase in the Association
lems ahead. One solution is to ing foundation or endowment number of practicing osteopathic "Our Alumni organization is
reply to inqueries we may make funds for our institutions. Every physicians. Our profession is the separate and distinct from the of-
of you. In our several plans for other type of college and hospital least crowded of the entire list ficial body of the college yet
the advancement of our common and one of your major interests there must be a common con-
in the country is prepared to ac-
necting link between the two. It
interests we need your advice and cept funds and has made it in your work should be to influ- will be my pleasure and duty to
support. When you receive a let- known that they can use dona- ence young men and women to correlate the fine unselfish efforts
ter answer it then and let's keep tions to excellent advantage. enter our college. Still College is of the Alumni Association with
the wheels turning. This is a re- Each Alumnus of this college at the top now in the matter of the needs of the college. I sin-
sponsible office but the responsi- must be awakened to the fact percentage increase in each class. cerely hope that your suggestions
bility rests with you as well as that our college and affiliated in- Every opportunity you have for for the rapid development of
the officer who holds the title. stitutions cannot progress as rap- meeting possible prospects should each will reach my desk and you
We anticipate our best year and idly as we wish without the same be an opportunity for you to add may be sure that they will be
it can only be our best with your generous support that other in- to the prestige and augment the given deep consideration and ap-
help." stitutions receive." members of our profession." plied where most useful.
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no material for the organization

N. 0. I. C. brought to forcible light the cer- MORE OF OUR FACULTY
tain need for recruiting during
We now start another y-ear of the Summer. Space is limited this month but we want you to be reminded of
concentration on the problems of more of the experts who make up our faculty list. We could write
A number of excellent practical many compliments on each, as many of your already know. We
our fraternities and sororities.
The first letter to the officers and talks have been enjoyed by the have no second choice instructors. They are each and every one
fraternity and given by outstand-
other interested members has well informed and acknowledged authorities. These professors, with-
ing authorities in the city. The
left this desk. We are expecting out exception, are convention speakers of note. They have appeared
fraternity closed its year at the
returns from this letter before many times before national and state groups and are frequently
college with the Senior Banquet
this copy of the Log BooK is in called upon to address lay organizations in the city and when attend-
your hands. I must urge those held at the Des Moines Club and ing out-state meeting.
pledged loyalty to the college and
of you who are responsible for The college also recognizes within the local group of Polk
our science. Officers were elect-
the activity of our eleven mem- County osteopathic physicians a number who have offered their
ed at the final business meeting
bers, to answer letters piomptly services to the college as Affiliated Members of the Faculty. The
and will lead the fraternity dur-
and keep your appointments and Senior Class enjoys the privilege of an occasional special lecture by
other official business cleaned up ing the Fall semester, Dr. Jack
these well known local Alumni.
to date. Berck continuing as Councilor.
The division of the work done Cerebrum, Edward S. Kanter.
in the past by this office does Cerebellum, David E. Friedman.
not lessen the work very much. Pons, David Gateman.
The time we used to aid in the Calamus Scriptorius, Arthur M. Dr . P. Schwartz
arrangement of convention affairs Friedman.
can well be directed to other fac- Neuroglia, Lou Radetsky. Dean of the college,
tors that will advance our stand- Calvarium, Dan Feinstein. Surgeon-in-chief of the
ing. All of you must help some Student Council Representative, Des Moines General Hos-
and not pass over lightly any of Sam Gross. pital, Member of the
the suggestions that will raise Board of Trustees, Pro-
us to greater efficiency and prov- fssor of Surgery and In-
en usefulness. I hope all of you structor in Pharmacology
are ready for the activity that *)A and Toxicology.
will begin very soon in our sub- The initiation of bimonthly
ordinate chapters and that you banquets this past year has been
will contribute to their needs in an added incentive to attendance
personnel and progress. and to interest in the fraternity.
H. V. Halladay, Exc. Secy. Not only is the meal enjoyed but
also the fine programs that have
followed. The entire year has
Welcome Freshmen been profitable in many ways
and the fraternity feels that with
The smile you will see greeting a program of constructive study
you in the halls is not a sinister planned already for next year Dr. H. J. Marshall
sign concealing a plot against that the past year has been a
your welfare. It is the sincere Member of the Board
complete success. We have no of Trustees of the college,
expression of a welcome to you fear of the revival of interest
as a new member of our student and of the Des Moines
next Fall with the following of- General Hospital. Treas-
body. True, there will be invi- ficers.
tations to this and that and you urer of the college and
may be assured that these affairs President, Jack Yagoobian. Professor of Oto-laryng-
are planned so that you will be V. President, Kenneth Fowler. ology.
able to quickly expand your list Secretary, Robert Berger.
of friends and that we may in Corresponding Secreatry, Don
turn become better acquainted Brail.
with you sooner. Treasurer, Cris Henkel.
Our college lists seven recog- Reporter, Jack Edgerton.
nized members of the National
Osteopathic Interfraternity Coun-
cil. Five of these are social and Dr. Frank F. Jones
two are honorary. We are anx-
ious for you to become acquainted
with these young men and women We know that the mere men- Dr. H. E. Graney
and we urge you to begin your tion of his name brings you to Member of the Board
education in organized osteopathy attention. Those of you who of Trustees of the college
by seriously considering member- have had the privilege of know- and Professor of Sur-
ship in the one of your choice, ing this Southern gentleman and gery. Assistant Surgeon
optomistic osteopathic physician at the Des Moines Gen-
The young men and women know that we have much to be
who will greet you are at your eral Hospital.
proud of in our new president
service and will be glad to help of the D. M. S. C. O. Alumni As-
you with any problems you may sociation. Frank's first personal
have. They will help you lind a contact with the college was at
suitable room, advise you abeut the Homecoming Jubilee Decem-
meals and the other needs that ber 8 least year. At that time
always confront a stranger. They he expressed his surprise at the
are there with the smile to help enthusiasm of the assembled pro-
you as they have been aided in fession and students. Since then
the past. Look out for members he has been giving the college
of the Atlas Club, Delta Omnega, and its problems considerable
Iota Tau Sigma, Lambda Omi- thot and expressed his confidence
cron Gamma, Phi Sigma Gamma, in its future at our graduation in
Psi Sigma Alpha and Sigma Sig- Dr. R. B. Bachman
May. We know our Alumni will
ma Phi. want and need to assume a little Member of the Board
added inspiration with Frank F. of Trustees of the college
Aar Jones watching your activities. It
will be our very great pleasure
and Professor of Obstet-
and privilege to support these
In one respect the past year
new Alumni officers and we
has been a profitable one for the all know that the six officers are
fraternity in that it cemented
absolutely helpless without our
the friendships of the group
thoroly. The unfortunate fact own obligations being fulfilled.
that the last two classes offered This MUST be our best year.
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number of good reasons for this 1940 Dr. F. A. Gordon
The Log Book plan.
Los Angeles knows that it is
The Official Publication of expected to entertain the profes- Too many things are going on
DES MOINES STILL COLLEGE sion in 1942. The profession has that distract our minds from the
OF OSTEOPATHY that date in mind. In the mean- business of our own profession.
time we are not forgetting that Our newspapers are filled with
Editor ...--.----- .E. Harwood Atlantic City is our host next reports from across each of the
year and neither is Atlantic City oceans and now we add the in-
Faculty Adviser -- H. V. Halladay forgetting it for preparations terest of a presidential campaign.
President - A-----Arthur D. Becker have already begun at that fam- the midst of all of this we
ous resort. The fact remains must bring our minds to the
Osteopathy Without Limitation that Los Angeles has a little the point of giving some serious thot
advantage in this new arrange- t our own future. There is
ment for they have two years to much that each of you can do
Hasta La Vista ise in preparation and knowing and too much for our officials in
this far ahead can anticipate any capacity. Our space limits
many of the needs in advance of us this issue to only one phase.
My little "Jimminy Cricket," the usual last minute rush. One
E. Harwood, and I will steal year is not a long time to prepare This Fall each college of osteo-
away from Des Moines about the for a show as big as we are now pathy requires two full college
time that you receive this issue putting on. years preparatory to matricula-
of the Log Book. However, we tion. We have been jumping
are putting the responsibility for Toronto made a strong bid for high during the last four or five
its appearance on your desk in the convention this year at St. years and we still have one more President of the A. 0. A.
the hands of one of our efficient Louis asking for it for this next jump to make. In 1942 the re-
Seniors, Bob Drews. We hope year. We sincerely hope that the strictions will be more stringent. Iowa throws out its chest with
you will give Bob the fine sup- convention again goes to Toronto The two years of preparatory col- pride and sits back with confi-
port you have given us and con- and that the year selected selected will lege must cover certain specified dence this year. Our own Pat
tinue to read every word of the be an advantageous one for all subjects with specified hours of Gordon is at the helm and having
Log Book. of us. We have very pleasant each. had several years of profitable
memories of our meeting there e experiences with him as an officer
E. Harwood and I have had a fifteen years ago and we hope During the process of these in state affairs we can predict
lot of fun and some grief thru- that when we go to Toronto that transitions the profession must be with certainty a year of strong
out the last five years but the the world at large will be again alert to every opportunity to se- osteopathic influence and metic-
fun has predominated and so we on peaceful terms so that no cure an audience with prospec- ulous care and attention to a
leave with light hearts and many other emotions will interfere tive students. We must realize vast amount of linked detail in
thanks to all of you for your with our attention to our own that the field is becoming more advancing the interests of osteo-
loyalty to our typewriter. professional progress. limited and our efforts must ac- pathy.
For about a month we will be cordingly be concentrated. Be- The home folks are happy to
Whatever the city or its loca- ginning with this Fall and ex-
taking a pre-vacation vacation tion selected for 1943, deep con- tending thru to include the class acknowledge our support along
visiting with some friends along sideration should be given to the entering January, 1942 students with ten thousand other members
the route in several of the South- facilities for our national meet- enter with t tthe n ssary two of the profession. (Aside to Pat
western states. About the middle ing. We urged two years ago a may years enter
of preliminary college edu- only--Don't work between 2 and
of September we will be some study of all of the principle cities cation. If you hav some e young 6 a. m. Try to get a little rest
place out there but exactly of the country with a listing of men and women in mind for then.)
where, we do not know at this the advantageous physical geo- classes beyond the date given
writing. But you will hear from graphical and psycological factors above remember that they will
us thru an early issue of the that go to make a successful con- have to meet the requirements
Log Book. Our definite location vention. We hope that some- as stated.
may be kept a secret for about thing has been done along this
six months for we would like to line for in the future we must The Alumni of our college and
do some plain and fancy loafing have good and sufficient reasons our friends must take some time
for a while. In other words, if for the selection of a convention from our national problems and
you see us leaning on a shovel city. give serious thot _11W to our own per-
along a road where the sign says, sonal ni anairs__.
affairs. ine
J_ L +--aine
iacL Iunat you
"Men Working," don't bother us We anticipate two successful are in active practice and are
for we will still be on vacation. conventions ahead. Tt gives us settled for life does not excuse
left a glow of pleasure to plan for a you from supporting our organi-
Our very best wishes are
to the East coast next year
with the entire staff of the col- trip the many attractions to- zations and institutions. You
lege. We still have an obligation v ith it-
must be continuously seeking the
with the conventi;o
to the institution thru the office gether are looking forwa-ird now right young men and women for
of V. P. of the Alumni and will self our profession.
year with the adds to your strength.
Added numbers
continue to mix in fraternity af- to the following to an en-
E. H.
ji 'm) to the West coast
fairs thru the N. O. I. C. As near atmosphere. To
tirely different
as we can figure these two jobs made
pay about a $300.00 per year us, it looks as if ve had Dr. Mary E. Golden
you pay that much into two wise selections each of wvnclh
and when Professor of Pediatrics.
i.nould approach the muth desired
an organization, together with
time, you certainly want to see 100% in anticipated pleasure and
it succeed. We are anxious to busiress.
see Still College stay on top and Ve hope that the survey of
we promise to take time off from acceptable cities, if it is made,
our vacation to help, if we may, wiil include Des MIoIne. Our
both the college management c(,nvention of 1929 is still remerm-
and the Alumni group. very kindly by the profes-
Virg Halladay and "Jimminy bcied
Cricket" Harwood. sion. We did give you a good
-cnvention and we can do better
if , e have two year.; in which
Convention Problems to prepare.
Of the many forward steps
Two years ago, thru the pages taken at the St. Louis Conven-
of the Log Book, we advocated
the selection of our national con- tion this one of wisely advaTncing
vention city two years in advance, the announcement of our c,?-ven- Dr. Byron L. Cash
in the same way that we prepare tions is an important o-e. Wre are Professor of Roentgen-
for our A. O. A. president. We learning to look beyond the end ology, Physiotherapy and Dr. J. B. Shumaker
were glad to see this done this Urology. Professor of Chemistry.
year at St. Louis. There are a of our noses. -H. V. I.
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the Legal and Legislative Com-

mittee, and Mary E. Golden, Homecoming Jubilee
Chairman of the Committee on OCTOBER 18
Iowa-A. . A. Commitee Maternal and Child Health, are We have just had a long talk with Dr. Paul L. Park, Chairman
working overtime in attempting of the 1940 Jubilee Committee. Many of you remember the day last
oa Correlationm to obtain federal recognition of year and the enjoyment of every minute of the program. This year
Each society committee chair- plans for the inclusion of osteo- the committee is not running the risk it did last year with the
man has written the like A. 0. A. pathic physicians in the Washing- Weather Man. The date has been set earlier and two functions
committee chairman for sugges- ton County Maternity Demonstra- will be combined. The college will be introducing to you our fine
tions and ideas from a national tion and Refresher Courses in new Freshman class and if for no other reason, you will want to
standpoint which may be utiliz-d Obstetrics and Pediatrics. They be here to congratulate them on the start they have made in our
for the advancement of 70our pro- feel confident their efforts, in co- science.
fession in Iowa. Correlation of operation with the Public Rela- Dr. Park told us something of the plans for the day, or really
all committee work with that of tions Committee of the American a day and a half. The program will begin Friday morning at the
the identical A. O. A. committees Osteopathic Association, will be college building. The afternoon session will also be held there and
should prove of far reaching successful within a reasonable will be technical. The finished program will be front page news in
value. It is the first time Luch period of time. the September issue of the Log Book and take note of the speakers.
action has been taken by your Radio Broadcasts The evening will begin with a banquet at the Ft. Des Moines
Iowa Society. Public service radio broadcasts Hotel which will be followed by the Freshman Reception and Dance.
Basic Science over KSO, Des Moines, and Last year over 400 attended this affair and unanamously asked for a
Basic Science exemption is be- KVFD, Fort Dodge, have recently repeat.
ing sought for osteopathic phy- been discontinued, due to the ex- An added attraction is being planned for Saturday morning,
sicians of other states who may tremely warm weather. Dr. O. October 19. Clinics will be held at both the college and hospital and
desire to make Iowa their profes- Edwin Owen, Chairman of the will continue from an early hour until noon. This will give all of
sional home. Dr. D. E. Hannan, Public Service Radio Committee, you plenty of time to drive home and be at work Monday or earlier.
Perry, Secretary of the Iowa plans to resume these broadcasts Our grape-vine telegraph has it by good authority that groups
Board of Osteopathic Examiners, during the month of September, are already organized from the Blue Ridges to the Rockies to drive
is in charge of this activity in with the assistance of Dr. J. R. thru. Make October 18 a "Must be in Des Moines."
cooperation with the Executive Forbes, local radio chairman at
Committee. He is now in corre- Fort Dodge. Dr. Owen is also
spondence with the Secretary of planning to make contacts with Dr. H. E. Clybourne
every Osteopathic Examining additional radio stations this fall.
Board in the United States, se-
curing information and material Industrial and Institutional
needed in this undertaking. Service
Fall District Meetings Dr. Paul O. French, Chairman
Dr. Holcomb Jordon, President of the Committee on Industrial
of your Society, is now in 'he and Institutional Service, success-
midst of developing and prepar- fully handled a compensation
Ing8 n-nyc
la-ilm fori-
u t-he
f-rthcr Titc+rirt claim for a Society member dur-
meetings. He reports a most ccr - ing July. The osteopathic phy-
structive and unusual program is sician had quickly and success-
in the making. fully served a patient who had
Veterans Committee suffered a spine injury during the
course of his employment. The
Dr. H. D. Wright, chairman insurance company mailed the
of the Veterans Affairs Commit- doctor a check for a sum some-
tee, advises that a number of what lower than his actual
legion posts in Iowa have passed charge. The doctor protested the
resolutions urging that osteo- Dr. J. L. Schwartz
lower payment and upon Dr. Professor of Proctology.
pathic therapy be made availabie French's entry into the dispute
to veterans through the various the company determined to make * * a
regional facilities of the Veterans "payment in full" without fur-
Administration and further pro- ther delay.
viding that these resoltl:tons be
Dwight S. James, Sec-Treas. In 1936 at the New York Con-
approved by the Department of
Iowa and submitted for adoption vention we elected Cy Clybourne
at the National Convention of the to head the Alumni association.
American Legion to be held in Applications for Membership The history of that group from
Boston, Septmeber 23-26, 1940. ei T. F. Coulter, Farmington. that moment on is one of rapid
reports outstanding work, in sc- B. E. Laycock, Des Moines.
curing adoption of these i e.solu development and the accomplish-
tions, has been done by the fol- ment of many fine projects. Cy
lowing: W. L. Tindall, D. O., has given time and considerable
Woden; Phil S. McQuirk, D. 0.,
Audubon; Burton M. Gotshall, D.
Bright Corners money freely in the advancement
O., Waterloo; Charles H. Potter, of our Alumni interests. He has
D. 0., Forest City; W. A. MeVane, been willing and anxious to use
Returning students will be lap-
D. 0., Dyersville; and Paul L. every means to increase your in-
Park, D. 0., Des Moines. pily surprised to note new paint
in many spots over the college terest in the college and the
Membership Committee building. The gray motif of last needs of the profession. Cy has
Dr. H. L. Gulden, Claiarman of
year has been eliminated with a been a fine leader and he will be
the Membership Committee, is buff that adds considerably to the Judge R. L. Powers
now creating plans for a well visibility quotient. Not only has missed greatly when the officials
unified cohesive and comprehen-new paint been applied but other meet. Lecturer on Jurispru-
sive statewide membership cam- changes made during the vac ation dence.
Not so long ago Cy and a num-
paign. He advises that withinperiod will increase our efficiency
thirty days the machinery for the
and enable us to take care of ber of other members of our pro-
campaign will be set in motion greater numbers. fession assumed the responsibility Cy in his new capacity but we
and predicts the largest mermi-er-
We anticipate a fine class this of a hospital in Columbus, Ohio. will probably be writing to him
ship in the history of the IowaFall. Matriculations have been With this added load it was ask- now and then about some prob-
Society before the end of the coming in at a very satisfactory ing too much of our good friend lem and we know that he will
present fiscal year. rate and the correspondence is to continue the office he has respond as he always has in the
above the average at the time of filled so well. All of our good past. Cy, you can't break those
Social Security Allumni ties completely.
Dr. S. H. Klein, Chairman of going to press. wishes and many thanks go with



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Plans for the 2nd Annual Homecoming Day are well under
"United We Stand way. The numerous committees appointed have their assignments Extension of Laboratory
well in hand.
Divided We Fall" The Scientific Programs will be held at the college building. One of the major improvements
Human beings demand human The Banquet Dance and Entertainment will be held at the at the college this summer was
association. No man can live Fort Des Moines Hotel. the enlargement of the clinical
alone and remain normal, and The marked success of the Homecoming Day last year created laboratory. Under the direction
just as no man can live alone, so the demand that this event should be made an annual affair. Those of Dr. O. E. Owen the available
groups, when engaged in the same who were fortunate enough to participate on that occasion will
type of service can not progress require no urging to insure their presence on October 18th. floor space was increased to
toward a proper destiny when The Day and the Program will be under the direction of the double its former size. The phy-
each one works and plans as an D. M. S. C. O. Alumni. Dr. Paul Park, the executive secretary of sical facilities have been expand-
individual. ed by the addition of a second
the National Alumni Association, is Director in charge and eight
Yes, Doctor Still, for a long sink, and the erection of addition-
affiliated organizations are lending enthusiastic help and coopera-
time, worked alone and those al shelf space and work benches.
years are still brilliant periods in A new electric refrigerator has
our history, but Doctor Still was Last year 436 guests were present at the evening banquet and been provided to care for the
an unusual man; he was a genius; ball. It is the determination of all committees that Homecoming storage of necessary reagents,
he was a pioneer, traveling alone Day this year shall eclipse last year's record. Let's make October media and sera.
but he doubtless did this, not so 18th a brilliant spot in the osteopathic year! Mark the day in your
calendar NOW. Plan to share in the good things available, and Quantitative Methods
much from choice, but from nec-
essity. If there had been, in his by your presence add to the success. A number of state groups In keeping with the physical
early years, men trained to be have already sent word of good-sized delegations that will be on enlargement, the scope of the
his companions and confidants, he hand. laboratory has been advanced to
would have united with them in Friday, October 18th. care for any procedure that may
the interest of a more complete 10:30 a. m.-Assembly Program at the college auditorium with be desired by the clinic staff. In
service and a more rapid public Mr. Arthur Brayton of the Des- Moines Chamber of Commerce as addition to the routine procedures
acceptance of his therapy and his the guest speaker. required in all examinations,
ideals. 2:00 p. m. to 5 p. m.-Scientific Program at the college. Clinics, many special tests may now be
Progress diagnostic discussions and demonstrations of treatment by several run. Quantitative methods in
You and I are the beneficiaries members of the Clinic Staff. blood chemistry are available, and
of all his wisdom, his experience, 6:30 p. m. at the Fort Des Moines Hotel-Banquet, Address, include as well as the routine pro-
his sacrifices. You and I think in Freshman Reception and Grand Ball. cedures, estimation of the cal-
unison on our many problems; we Saturday a. m., October 19th. cium, chloride or phosphorous
are attempting a similar journey; Clinics at Des Moines General Hospital. Discussions and dem- constituents. Bacteriological work
we are guided by similar ideals, onstrations in osteopathic technic at the college. will now include the cultural iso-
so we have at hand the men and Come early and do not miss any part of this program. lation of the Neiserian groups
the women who are ready, willing Those who have had the pleasure of hearing Arthur Brayton and blood cultures.
and anxious to cooperate with us are unanimous in his praise as a speaker - clever, witty and Blood Sedimentations
in the progress and perpetuation thought-provoking.
of our science. There will be many members of the A. O. A. official family In order to make the value
We are graduates of the same present. Meet your friends and classmates. Join in a rousing good of the laboratory work more per-
institution; an institution worthy day filled with interesting and valuable events. sonal to the student, and to in-
of our love and affection; an in- Make your reservations early by writing to crease his general knowledge, ac-
stitution whose continued exist- curate records are maintained to
D. M. S. C. O. Alumni Committee correlate all the work done by
ence is bound up definitely with 500 Teachout Building
our personal progress. This in- the laboratory. All blood sedi-
Des Moines, Iowa mentations are run by two ac-
stitution looks upon us with par-
ental affection and when we prove cepted methods and the results
ourselves to be worthy scions, both human and lower mam- tabulated with the essentials of
there is a lifting of the spirits of
New Equipment malian experiments. These items the physical findings in the case.
those who are "carrying on" at will enable the laboratory phase Where it is practical, exact color-
thecollege ; there is a feeling of
In Physiology of the Physiology training to in- imetric methods of hemoglobin
clude a rather searching study determinations, and two simple
pride and satisfaction that can
not be purchased with money.
Laboratory and demonstration of the various office procedure methods are run
We, the Alumni of D. M. S. C. factors associated with blood on each case so the student may
O,. occupy a peculiar position in The Physiology Department pressure, respiration, control of compare the results.
relation to our college; a relation- has acquired for the coming year the heart and the affects of the Laboratory Diagnosis
ship that carries with it an obli- a set of equipment for demon- more common drugs as well as
gation,-an obligation to make of stration of circulatory, respira- anaesthetics. The Department It is felt that the laboratory
ourselves worthwhile advocates of tory, nervous and endocrine phe- has added to its equipment a fe- will prove to be an increasingly
its ideology and loyal supporters nomena on mammals. The set male hormone demonstrator. This valuable aid in the determination
of its every ambition. consists of an electrically driven, is a mechanical device for show- of the correct diagnosis in each
Individually, you and I can do entirely hand-tooled long-paper ing the changes which take place clinic case. As has been the
little for the advancement of our kymograph, for recording physio- in the pituitary, ovarian and pla- policy in the past, the laboratory
college, but if we will unite our logical changes over a long period cental hormones during the men- will be staffed by students in
thinking and ourselves, making a of time. In the set are also in- strual and pregnancy cycles. This their Junior year so they may
compact whole, with a determin- cluded a large mercury manome- machine is likewise hand-made have the advantage of personal
ation to carry its banner to a ter, Marey tambours and pne u- and incorporates the latest avail- effort in the methods of labora-
(Continued on Page Four) mographs which may be used for able information on the subject. tory diagnosis. R. C. Rogers
special meeting for Monday, Sep-
tember 9, during which the var- Activities of the VACATIONS
ious committees were readvised
of their capacities and are now Summer Clinic On our way to school, Septem-
racing around to give evidence of ber 4, we stopped in to the Owl
a little action. A report on the summer clinic Lunch and found several of our
See you next month. activities at the D. M. S. C. O. is classmates doing a lot of chatting
R. H. J. an old story; the comparatively over their coffee. You should
small group of students remain- have heard some of the vivid tales
Aar ing for the summer struggling to
care for all the patients in the
they were telling about their
summer vacations. Just ask
Back for another year, and general and the obstetrical de- them.
from all reports it looks as though partment. However the student Going up the first flight of stairs
everyone had an enjoyable and Physician reaps d reward for his of our college, to the second floor,
prosperous summer. extra efforts in the form of a
we were wondering what the fac-
Many modes of travel have Our congratulations to the greater amount of time for study ulty have been doing this summer.
pointed toward West Grand dur- freshmen class for having chosen of his patients and perfecting his
ing the past week bringing old Osteopathy for their profession, osteopathic technic. First, we dropped in to see our
and new faces to be welcomed by they couldn't have made a wiser With the opening of the fall president, Dr. Becker tells us that
the good old Chapter House at choice. semester some new methods are after attending the national con-
2141. Informal and enthusiastic All the L. O. G. boys are back being introduced in the presenta- vention at St. Louis he visited
greetings bring reports from all except Dan Feinstein and Dave tion and handling of the patients. Kentucky and Michigan and play-
points of the compass of prosper- Friedman, wonder if they were Upon entrance the patients are ed golf whenever and wherever
ous vacations and renewed deter- waylaid along the route some- given a preliminary examination opportunity presented. Finally we
mination to forge ahead in the where? Prospects for the coming before the junior class and then decide to register, so while doing
cause of Osteopathy. Many of year appears excellent and we sent through the routine special so Mrs. Robinson said she spent
the boys have been in close con- are all pledged to make this year and laboratory examinations. The two weeks in Canada really hav-
tact with members in the field the best ever for all the fraterni- cases of special interest as ing a swell time. Dr. Owen, trav-
and these associations have served ties and sororities and may we soon as all the daca is obtained, eled approximately 5,000 miles
to keep the wheels turning in the wish each of them a successful are presented to the Senior clinic this summer in a circuit trip thru
right direction. Thanks Brothers, year. group with discussion of the dif- the Bad Lands, Black Hills, Yel-
for the shelter of your wings. So back to the classroom and ferential diagnosis and thorough lowstone National Park, Teton
The house, being guest to ten clinics, and let our enthusiasm direction of treatment. This plan National Park, Zion National
or twelve industrious members grow with each succeeding year. will insure that all interesting Park, Grand Canyon, Massa Verda
all summer, has taken on an Es- E. K., Sec. cases will be seen by the students National Park, Rocky Mountain
quire garb which is really easy on without the less interesting cases National Park with many places
the eye. It is to be further dec- being neglected. of interest en route and across
orated with an outside paint job. In addition a new method of Nebraska home. Dr. Owen also
Truly, it more and more reminds With the opening of the 1940-41 checking progress and results by visited the National A. O. A. Con-
us (Doctor Ferris take note) of school year, Psi Sigma Alpha regular reports on each treat- vention in St. Louis.
a home away from home. After members and pledges return to ment is being used. By this pro- Dr. Clark visited Winipeg, Can-
all is completed it will be marked resume their activities on the cedure we hope to have more and ada for his first three weeks,
with a new Neon sign. campus. We hope all have had better statistics available for the where his vacation was highlight-
An informal meeting was held an enjoyable summer, and will be College and the Profession. Our ed with the opportunity to work
September 4. Necessary commit- ready to take over their scholas- large and varied car linic is an as- with Dr. Glenn Murphy, with
tees were appointed from the tic duties once more. set which we desire to use as a photographic equipment. The next
chair and a report by our Work- Meetings will be held as usual teaching clinic to the advantage seven weeks were spent in the
night chairman insures a full year this year on the Second and of the patient, the student, the Biological station at the Univer-
in this activity. Many of Des Fourth Tuesday of each month. school and the entire Osteopathic sity of Michigan, where he has
Moines prominent citizens will The first meeting will be Septem- Profession. been carrying on his research in
participate in these gatherings ber 10, so don't forget. Initiation embryalogy.
held every other Monday night. of new men will headline the eve- Dr. J. M. Woods, attended the
nings business. Discussion of men
We will be with you again next eligible to receive the freshman 0. W. C. C. to Meet national A. O. A. convention in
month with all the news and hap- and Sonnhnmore Psi ,Sicma Ainha St. Louis, then took a trip to the
penings at Phi Sigma Gamma. awards will complete the order of I The Osteopathic Women's Col- Black Hills, Yellowstone National
G. J. B., Sec. lege Club will hold its first meet- Park, then to Salt Lake City, and
business. home. Oh yes, he caught one fish
At this time Psi Sigma Alpha ing of the year Tuesday evening, on the trip.
wishes to extend a hearty wel- September 17th, at the home of
Dr. and Mrs. Arthur D. Becker,
Scanning over the activities that come to the incoming freshman 1245 34th St. Special guests of Dr. Facto spent his vacation in
have controlled about thirty-six class. the club will be the wives of new
the country and around the river,
boys over a period of three also attended the St. Louis Con-
students of the college. vention.
months time is a far different
problem than it would be to rec- Dr. Paul Kimberly held sum-
ord those of a more current na- Well here we go again, all the An mer dissection till he went to the
ture. In this, ,respect liberty is old potential doctors have return- The "gathering of the clan" has A. O. A. convention in St. Louis.
taken to treat such a report with ed with a scattered group of new Finished the rest of the summer
been accomplished for this fall.
an eye of generalities. One year shining faces seen here and there. Everyone seems to be back except taking over Dr. Whetstines of-
has gone by in the annals of the Iota Tau Sigma welcomes all of fice for one month at Wilton
our graduates of last June. Even
A. C. since moving in to the new the new students, freshmen and Becky Van Wald alias Richardson Junction, then to New Hampton
house. Howie Johnston has done transferes, to Des Moines Still and visited us at the beginning of the where he spent two weeks in Dr.
an admirable job in keeping the will do all in its power to help semester. We all seemed to have Millenbaugh's office.
house up to par during the relax- implant them in the routine of had a pleasant summer-some
ing period. our college. Dr. Mary Golden spent a few
A word of welcome to the in- Plans for the annual stag steak worked, some loafed-some gain- days in the Ozarks.
coming freshmen and the club fry are being worked up and will ed weight, some lost some tan- Dr. Marshall went to Oregon
hopes that they will grasp a lik- soon be announced in the near ned, and some did not-but any- for a couple of weeks, attended
ing toward our institution and its future. Everyone must plan to be way we're all glad to be back. the International Society of Oph-
environement and find little diffi- there and eat till you throw a We closed the past year in May thalmology and Otolaryngology.
culties "in getting in to the swing nerve. feeling that we had enjoyed an Then spent a while in Minnesota.
of things." We include also those The redecoration of the college interesting and profitable year in
boys who have transferred fron building are very fine in fact the Delta Omega and an we are all look- Dr. Shumaker spent the sum-
other colleges. board of "Fix up and Clean up" ing forward to even better mer fishing in Minnesota and do-
The roll call of the boys shows over did themselves in remodel- year to come. Many changes and ing some research in La Seuer.
us that Steve Riley, and Earl Gay ing the Blood lab. improvements have been made in
have found it impossible to re- In these days of confusion let the school over the summer. The
turn. We in the Club and nc us all strive to keep our heads one we wished to express Men of a high type do not
doubt, many of their friends will while all about us are losing thanks for especially is the re-
theirs and put forth effort to gain decoration of the Ladies Lounge. need to advertise themselves in
miss these boys this year. R. P.,I Sec. big type.
Cirlkll .Tim Watt called a everything within our power.
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as bilious attacks. Chronic gall days of the camping season had

The Log Book bladder disease, with or without
gall stones, may exist for years
with only indigestion as a symp- One only needs to be alert and
The duties of the first aid di-
The Official Publication of tom. Colitis with constitpation is well informed today to recognize rector at the camp were numer-
DES MOINES STILL COLLEGE the increasing importance of or- ous and included adminstration of
another frequent cause of diges-
OF OSTEOPATHY tive disturbance and has been ganized effort. The great osteo- first aid as required and also the
listed as the "great American di- pathic profession has made ma- general supervision of camp
Editor --.........Arthur D. Becker. health, sanitation and safety. This
sease." I am rather surprised at terial progress in the nearly sev-
Co-editor - R..........
..O. Drews
R. the large number of patients in enty years since Dr. Still first calls for cooperation from the
our clinics who list among their made known his remarkable dis- cooks, program director, those
Osteopathy Without Limitation disabilities "habitual constipa- coveries. Each step in that pro- who handle garbage, storekeeper,
tion." Cancer of the lower bowel gressive march has been made by and all cabin leaders.
and actual disease of the liver, as pooling the strength of those R. H. Johnson and R. O. Drews,
Osteopathic Therapeutics cirrhosis, are among the more vitally interested. New ideas must both of the senior class, were the
rare causes. be fought for and insisted upon two to take over the responsibili-
Region Below the Diaphram The stomach is a tough organ and proved, not once, but again ties of the first-aid hospital at the
(Number 20 in Series) and stands much in the way of and again and again. -Des Moines Y. M. C. A. Camp.
abuse, but it is very sensitive to It is just plain smart to coop- Johnson spent three weeks at the
DYSPEPSIA toxemia whether acute or chronic. erate and develop teamwork. camp and Drews took over the
Dyspepsia or indigestion is a The nausea and vomiting associ- Great leaders appear and do duties for the rest of the season.
symptom and not a disease. It is ated with many acute infectious heroic work, but the strength of The faculty of the Des Moines
not and should not be a final dia- diseases is due to toxemia, as in these mighty men and women lies Still College extend their thanks
gnosis. It is a very common com- scarlet fever. Not so well recog- in the support by those who are to Dr. Devine for his efforts in
plaint and, because it frequently nized, however, is the symptom led. making it possible for our pro-
causes considerable distress, is a of indigestion associated with Never before in the history of fession to be recognized in this
presenting symptom in many chronic toxemia. Chronic tuber- osteopathic progress has the in- particular field of work.
cases. That is, it is to secure re- culosis of the lungs is often treat- dication for consolidation been
lief for this troublesome symptom ed for dyspepsia because that is more evident than now. We have
that many patients first call upon the first, and for months or years
the physician. The disability may be the only presenting symp-
gone too far to be timid or halt-
ing or indifferent. We have
Report On O. B.
caused by dyspepsia may vary tom, and valuable time is lost in grown; we occupy a prominent
from slight distress and fulness institution of proper treatment and an important place in the September 1st has closed an-
after eating to acute distress with for the real disease. Chronic scheme of things. As a corollary
severe pain, nausea and vomiting. other year in the obstetrical de-
toxemia caused by crytogenic foci we have assumed heavier respon- partment at D.M.S.C.O. with a
Associated with dyspepsia may be of infection is a common cause sibilities than ever before. We
headache (commonly referred to of poor appetite and impaired di- must accept these obligations and total of 401 cases. This would
by patients as sick headache). gestion; as an example, the child prove to ourselves and to the pub- give the 45 graduating students
If the physician recognizes the with chronically-infected tonsils lic that we deserve them. We an average of 8.9 deliveries each,
important fact that indigestion is that has a capricious appetite and must show our competence to ad- and an attendance average of 89
a symptom and that the diag- suffers from attacks of acute in- minister the trust. cases during three years' work.
nosis of the underlying cause is digestion. Fatigue and worry, or
still before him as a problem to All this means, I think, that or- This was an unusual year in
the stress of dire poverty, may be ganized osteopathy must be better some respects. Out of the 401
be solved, there is limited liability sufficient factors in causing indi-
for error. Too often treatment is and more completely organized. cases 11 were operative, eight
gestion. There are many other We must be cemented together;
undertaken to relieve the symp- forceps, two caesarian, and one
factors which must be in the back we must develop solidarity; we
tom and the diagnosis of the ac- Craniotomy. Ten pair of twins
of the alert physician's mind as must pool our strength, our in- were born, and our fetal mortal-
tual cause is neglected. This is possible etiology, such as reflexes,
far too easy of accomplishment in fluence and our powers. We must ity was at its lowest level in the
(pelvic disease in women), failing' move together, in the same direc-
many cases, whether the treat- history of the clinic, losing only
heart, acute or chronic nephritis, tion and at the same time.
ment be medicinal or osteopathic, one baby.
blood depravity, eyestrain, star-
and the patient is not only satis- vation, intestinal parasites, ptosis, The American Osteopathic As- We are justly proud of our rec-
fied at the time but frequently is vitamin - mineral deficiencies, sociation is our concrete evidence ord in the matter of maternal
lured into a false sense of se- chronic lead poisoning, ,pregnan- of effective working power. Big mortality. But one mother has
curity. It may be trite, but it is cy, tabes and many other possible things done in a big way will be been lost since December of 1934.
still worth remembering, that one conditions. done through that concentration This means that there has been
should not mask or do away with of weight and influence. That is but one material death in approxi-
a symptom until he has evaluated I have reserved the discussion the mechanism through which you
of the subject of osteopathic les- mately 2,000 obstetrical cases
it. The initiating or underlying and I can make effective contri- cared for since that time.
cause should be determined, whe- ions and their effects for a subse- bution. Every osteopathic phy-
ther simple, as error in diet or quent article. sician, wherever he may be, Why should we have such fa-
method of eating, or serious, as A. D. B., D. O. should be a part, a real part, of vorable results in our large Ob-
in chronic cholecystitis or pul- (To Be Continued) that coordinated instrument of stetrical Clinic? No doubt the
monary tuberculosis. service. If you are eligible for rigid prenatal care given to these
The causes of dyspepsia are membership, join today. In union patients is a very important fac-
many and varied, and it will be there is strength. tor, as well as the careful atten-
MARRIAGES tion to detail given at the time of
possible in this brief discussion to A. D. B., D. O.
indicate but a few of the more Howland-Waldum delivery and in the post-partum
common ones. In twenty per cent work is a part of the answer.
The marriage of Dr. Bernard Many of these same routines,
or less of all cases of indigestion
does the cause lie in the stomach Howland of Decorah, Towa, to Osteopathy At Camp however, are available to non-
itself. Peptic ulcer and gastric Hazel Margurete Waldum was osteopathic practice. We believe
carcinoma are usually associated held August 24, 1940, in Decorah. that the most important factor is
Lyle Ackerson of the Junior The 1940 camping season, of
with digestive disturbances of the osteopathic treatment given
class was married to Dorothy the'Des Moines Y. M. C. A. Camp,
more or less marked intensity. before and after confinement. This
Sederquist early this summer. opened June 15 with a new hospi-
Acute gastritis as a result of single factor will explain why
The wedding took place in Still- tal presented by the Des Moines
poisoning or after an alcoholic Junior Chamber of Commerce as such a large percent of our ob-
debauch may be considered. water, Minnesota. stetrical cases are able to go
one of the features of the new
Chronic gastritis probably de- through an uneventful pregnancy
program. Through Dr. Bennie
serves no place as a separate en- Jack-Maassen Devine, the honor of being the and give birth to a normal child
tity but is an associated finding Dr. R. W. Jack and Mrs. Doro- first Student Doctors in the build- with safety. Osteopathy has made
in carcinoma of the stomach or thy Maassen were married on Sat- ing went to two Des Moines Still a very large contribution to ob-
in primary anemia. urday, August 31. They will be at College students. stetrical practice.
This leaves eighty per cent or home after October 1. I
more of all cases of dyspepsia to This is the first time that Os-
be explained by conditions acting teopathy has been recognized in Celsus, about 25 A. D., was
outside of the stomach itself. this particular field of activity the first to recommend nutritive
Among the more common of these BIRTHS and the success of the student enema and the first to mention
are diseases elsewhere in the gas- A daughter, Linda Anne, born doctors was most gratifying. That the four cardinal symptoms of
trointestinal tract. Recurrent ap- to Dr. and Mrs. Paul Kimberly there is a place for Osteopathy inflammation -pain, heat, red-
pendicitis is commonly diagnosed August 19, 1940. in camp was proven before many aess, and swelling.
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Book. "Flash News"
I 3.4
_ (A ----------- $ Basic Science
Dr. G. N. Gillum, director of
clinics at the Kansas City College
- Dr. D. E. Hannan, Secretary of of Osteopathy and Surgery, has
the Iowa Board of Osteopathic been secured as guest speaker for
Fall District Meetings were formulated and developed the various district meetings and
Examiners, has delivered to
The fall District Circuit meet- to handle the necessary work in- will speak on (1) "Infantile Para-
Henry W. Grefe, Corresponding
ings will be held as follows: volved in securing passage of lysis," and (2) "The Routine Use
Secretary of the Iowa Board of
District I, October 11, Maquo- the Resolution. of Kahn and Tubercular Testing
Examiners in the Basic Sciences,
keta, Hurst Hotel. examination questions in the bas- As An Office Procedure for the
District II, October 8, Council Dr. C. N. Stryker was unani- General Practitioner."
ic science subjects as given by
Bluffs, Chieftain Hotel. mously elected Commander of Dr. Gillum has spent much time
the following osteopathic exam-
District III, October 7, Ottum- the Sheldon Legion Post at its on this subject and is very well
ining boards:
wa, Ottumwa Hotel. meeting on Tuesday, July 30, and favorably known in the pro-
District IV, October 10, Mason 1940. Missouri State Board of Osteo- fession.
City, Hanford Hotel. pathic Registration and Examina-
Membership Committee
District VI, October 9, Jeffer- tion; State of Vermont Board of
son, Lincoln Hotel. the
Dr. H. L. Gulden, Chairman of
Membership Committee,
Osteopathic Examination and "United We Stand
The lay secretary of the So- Registration; Kentucky State
ciety has been directed by the
launched his state-wide member- Board of Osteopathic Examiners; Divided We Fall"
ship campaign on Monday, Sep- West Virginia Board of Osteo- (Continued from Page One)
Board of Trustees to attend each tember 9, for one week's dura-
of the district meetings in order pathy; the University of the
tion. Fifty-nine members, repre- State of New York; The State place of preferment in the educa-
that he may get acquainted with senting specified areas in each tional world, we can create an in-
Education Department, Board of
the entire membership. District, will personally interview fluence and that influence will
President Jordan has prepared Medical Examiners; Ohio State
every non-member and invite Board of Osteopathic Examiners; contribute toward a glorious fu-
and arranged for a most valuable each such physician to join the ture for our Alma Mater.
and interesting program. Wisconsin State Board of Medi-
Society. The members of Dr. cal Examiners; North Carolina But, first, we must become an
Veterans Committee Gulden's committees will operate State Board of Osteopathic Ex- united whole; we must band our-
The Iowa Department of the in teams of two, thereby giving amination and Registration; selves together, letting the college
American Legion, at its annual the program greater impetus and Board of Osteopthic Examiners have the benefit and feel the in-
convention at Arnolds Park, on stability. of the State of California; Texas spiration of our unity. There are
Wednesday, August 28, passed a Dr. Gulden's campaign is the State Board of Medical Examin- 1,400 of us, who have been grad-
resolution urging that osteopathic most immense membership un- ers; and the Michigan State uated from D. M. S. C. 0. and its
therapy be made available to vet- dertaking ever staged by the Board of Osteopthic Registration affiliated institutions. We must
erans through the various re- Iowa Society and it comes at a and Examinations. get closer and stay closer to our
gional facilities of the Veterans time when we already have the college but, first, we must bind
The Iowa Basic Science Board
Administration and that the reso- largest membership in our his- ourselves together as a unit. You
is considering the examination
lution be submitted for adoption tory. Every physician participat- have elected me president of our
questions given by these boards
by the American Legion at its na- ing in this movement has volun- Alumni Association. I am ambi-
to determine whether it should
tional convention in Boston, Sep- tarily pledged to see every non- tious to see the organization grow,
grant exemption from basic sci-
tember 23-26, 1940. member assigned to him by the -grow in numbers, grow in in-
ence examinations to osteopathic
The following osteopathic phy- Chairman within the time pre- fluence, grow in understanding of
physicians from those States who
sicians secured adoption of sinmi- scribed. Each participant has present day problems of our col-
may desire to practice their pro-
lar resolutions in their local le- been furnished a manual of im- lege and other educational insti-
fession in Iowa and duly make
gion pasts and it was because of mediate past accomplishments tutions of our profession.
application therefor.
this state-wide demand for osteo- and work now being engaged in I want you to join your Alumni
Additional examination ques-
pathic recognition that the Iowa by the Society to acquaint the Association,-join today,-not just
__ · tions from other State Boards
Department favorably considered -L _ --_ 4.1 J, .-
- - because you will pay your dues
non-memoers with the service will be presented this month.
the resolution: which is being rendered for and which are twenty-five dollars for
Smallpox-Diphtheria Campaign life membership or one dollar for
H. D. Wright, Hampton; W. L. in behalf of the general public
Tindall, Woden; Paul Park, Des and the Iowa profession. Dr. D. E. Hannan, Chairman annual dues but because I want
Moines; Burton M. Gotshall, Wa- of the Department of Public Af- to know that you have become
The members of the Society fairs of the Society, recently sub- determined to put yourself into
terloo; W. A. McVane, Dyers- who have joined, as sub-commit-
ville; F. A. Gordon and N. A. mitted to the Iowa State Depart- active participation with the af-
tees, in this membership cam- ment of Health a plan for osteo- fairs of our college. The payment
Cunningham, Marshalltown; R. paign are as follows:
E. Brooker, Grinnell; Preston L. pathic participation in that De- of dues will be recognized as an
Etter, Washington; Charles A. District I: H. B. Willard, W. A. partment's state-wide smallpox evidence that you are following
Boyden, Waukon; W. S. Edmund, McVane, H. C. Friend, Holcomb vaccination and diphtheria im- your dollar into a position where
Red Oak; J. J. Henderson, Tole- Jordan, P. 0. French and Byron munization program, and official you can have a definite part in
do; Thomas C. Mann, Estherville; A. Wayland. approval of the plan by the De- the future success of our college.
Phil S. McQuirk, Audubon; and District II: N. D. Weir, Rolla partment has been received. The I have often- wondered about
Charles H. Potter, Forest City. Hook, T. A. Kapfer, J. A. McIn- campaign will be for one week, student recruiting and have tried
tosh, J. H. Conaway, B. W. De- beginning November 4. to make estimates of how many
Dr. Wright, Chairman of the The members of the Society
Conly, and Harold Gamble. students we might send to our
Veterans Committee of the State will soon be receiving complete colleges, if and when we put our
Society, is to be commended for District III: B. D. Elliott, G. W.
Loerke, M. G. Tincher, Bessie information about the program minds on it. It seems to me that
his successful direction of the and a detailed explanation of the
Nudd, C. R. Reynolds, J. W. Rin- we might not be aiming too high
program. Dr. Phil McQuirk, Au- work to be done will be pre- if we determined to send a num-
dubon, who was placed in charge abarger, P. L. Etter, and E. W.
McWilliams. sented at the fall district circuit ber, equal to ten (10) per cent of
of this activity at the State Le- meetings. our Alumni to our college for
gion Convention by Dr. Wright District IV: B. M. Gotshall, J. each freshman class. That would
is likewise to be congratulated Osteopathic Examining Board
W. Peterson, J. R. Forbes, Earl be 140 new students and if that
for the wonderful work he did in Jurgenson, B. M. Hudson, J. R. Dr. W. D. Andrews, Algona, has
been appointed by Governor average could obtain for several
guiding the direction of the Vet- Shaffer, W. D. Andrews, W. L.
George A. Wilson to the Iowa years Doctor Becker would have
erans Resolution to a successful Tindell, L. E. Gordon, H. D.
Board of Osteopathic Examiners to use the house-stretchers on the
passage. Dr. McQuirk and Dr. Wright.
for a three-year term, succeed- class rooms.
Thomas C. Mann, were members District V: D. C. Geihm, Ray B.
ing Dr. C. N. Stryker of Sheldon Let's get together. Let's have
of the Committee on Rehabilita- Gilmour, Loren Green, J. A.
whose term had expired. a real Alumni Association. Let's
tion which consedered the Reso- Hirshman, B. W. Jones, C. N. do it for the joy it will bring to us.
lution and recommended it for Stryker. Visitors Fraternally yours,
passage to the Convention. District VI: Nellie and H. A. The following physicians called Frank F. Jones, President
A special meeting of legion- Kramer, J. E. Gray, N. A. Cun- at Society Headquarters, 600 Alumni Association, D. M. S. C. 0.
naire osteopathic physicians was ningham, F. D. Campbell, Paul Walnut Bldg., Des Moines, dur- -

called by Dr. McQuirk and held Park, Bennie Devine, Orval Rose, ing the month of August: Davenport; S. H. Klein, Des
at Spirit Lake on Sunday, August Beryl Freeman, Rachel Woods, H. L. Gulden, Ames; Phil S. Moines; W. A. McVane, Dyers-
25. The following physicians at- E. O. Sargent, A. D. Craft, Ralph McQuirk, Audubon; Charles H. ville.
tended: C. N. Stryker, Chas. H. Jack, J. K. Johnson, Jr., Grace Potter, Forest City; Byron M. Application for Membership
Potter, W. L. Tindall, Thomas C. Nazarene, and Laura E. Miller. Laycock, Des Moines; Luther W. M. C. Day, Indianola.
Mann and B. W. Jones. It was Results of the campaign will Swift, Kansas City, Mo.; D. E. DWIGHT S. JAMES,
at this meeting the final plans be found.--in the Society column Hannan, Perry; Holcomb Jordan, Sec.-Treas.
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Volume 18 October 15, 1940 Number 10


Dr. Becker Attends The Freshman Class of January 1941 Pursuit of a Reason
Convention We will attempt to provide in
It is the history of educational institutions that with increase
It was my privilege and oppor- this series of brief papers things
in entrance requirements the size of new classes is less. This
tunity to attend three conven- was our experience when two years ago we instituted a one-year that are interesting or practical,
tions during the past week and or both. Some statements will be
collegiate prerequisite, but the next year's enrollment more than
to take an active part in the pro- direct quotations; a few indirect;
offset the temporary decline. With the September, 1940 class and many the result of my own
grams. On Monday and Tuesday, another year was added to the entrance requirement, making
September 21 and 22, I attended unconscious plagiarism. With
the prerequisite two full years of collegiate work (60 semester
the annual state convention of scientific placidity, we will delib-
hours), and as we anticipated, the then entering class was erately strive to interpret facts
the Indiana State Osteopathic definitely less than average in size. We were not surprised and
Association held at French Lick under the revealing and practical
we are not too much concerned. It was logical and was foreseen, light of Osteopathic reasoning.
Springs Hotel, French Lick, In- and ample provision was made -for it. It does and should serve,
diana. On Wednesday and Thurs- however, as an effective stimulus, and fires our determination The objective of this series will
day, September 23 and 24, we that the lessened size of the new class shall again be a temporary be dedicated to a more sincere
moved on to Louisville, Ken- decline and that subsequent classes shall again more than offset and earnest study of the patient
tucky, for the annual state con- the lessened number in the size of that class. Our present situa- and a more intimate professional
vention of the Kentucky Osteo- tion carries with it no dismay or loss of vision. Quite the re- association between the physi-
pathic Association held at the verse, we have real grounds for encouragement. Our total cian and the patient at hand. We
Brown Hotel. We then journeyed enrollment for the 'year is but' slightly less than that of last can copy Osler, Still, and Mac-
on to Chattanooga, Tennessee, to year (a peak year), due to accessions in advanced- classes and kenzie in learning more from our
attend the annual state conven- also to the return of several students who for one cause or patient about himself than we
tion of the Tennessee Osteopathic another had been forced to interrupt their work. Our corre- can in any other manner; and as
Association in session at the Ho- spondence clearly indicates that the class entering in January, long as clinical practice exists
tel Patten. 1941 will be above average in size and that the steady march of the patient must be an individual,
It was an inspiring trip filled increased enrollment will have again begun. to study and probe, ·and not be
with many interesting experi- considered just a visceroptotic bi-
We are not drifting with the current, but we are manning ped with a number on his chest
ences. The meetings were well the oars and moving forward. The many improvements in and
attended and the interest evident and history sheet.
about the college give evidence of our constructive program. "There is no study today that
in the several groups was most The newly installed modern laboratory equipment tells more
gratifying. One felt impressed offers us greater hope for the
effectively than mere words of our confidence in the future of future practice of medicine than
by the fact that osteopathic our college, and of our determination to deserve the cooperation
groups have definitely moved up the study of the individual that
and enthusiastic support of our plans from each member of our has the disease and the means by
and forward in their arrange- large and growing alumni.
ments, and in the general charac- which the disease process ex-
ter of their assemblies. These Already we have been informed that osteopathic student presses itself in his tissues, se-
three states arranged their meet- groups will not have their work interrupted, at least for the cretions, and excretions-the
ing dates so that speakers could present college year, by the conscription. This clearly indicates study of pathologic physiology."
move to advantage from one con- the importance .attributed to our work by governing bodies. We can say arbitrarily and for
vention to another, thus enabling Such highly technical training serves a large and important the present at least without ex-
each group to work out programs place in community life and in public welfare. Two letters re- planation, fully agreeing with the
otherwise impossible. In each cently have come to me; one from J. W. Studebaker, Commis- foregoing statement, that as
case a two-day post graduate sioner of Education, Washington, D. C., and a copy of one to Mr. much expressive and differential-
course in diagnosis and treatment Studebaker from President Roosevelt. They tell their own story ly valuable information can be
was carried out and business ses- and I reproduce them here. derived by intent and diligent
sions were so spaced as not to "Federal Security Agency, U. S. Office of Education, Wash- spinal examination as can be ob-
interfere with the technical pres- ington, August 20, 1940-To Presidents of Colleges and Univer- tained in a similar period of time
entations. Mrs. Becker went with sities and Directors of Educational Organizations: Attached is a spent on another method of ap-
me and had occasion to meet copy of a statement made public by President Roosevelt urging proach. The diagnostician must
with Auxiliary groups and ac- young people to continue the normal course of their education. develop specific affinity for the
complished much in helping in This statement was issued on the basis of information supplied degree of expression that the
state and local organization of to the Chief Executive through Administrator Paul V. McNutt. visceral or somatic disease pro-
auxiliaries. Reliable reports received by this Office indicate a tendency by duces in the patient's tissues.
The trip was made even more youth to find in the current emergency reasons for interrupting This somatic and visceral expres-
delightful and profitable by the their educational plans. This Office will act through various sion of reflex arc disturbance is
fact that Dr. and Mrs. R. C. channels to make both young people and their parents aware the most consistent and quanti-
McCaughan made the circuit, as that emergencies require trained citizens. Our youth should use tative diagnostic finding avail-
did Dr. and Mrs. Fred Still and to the utmost the unequaled training opportunities of United able, and it is obtainable in di-
Dr. Arthur G. Hildreth. Dr. Mc- States colleges and universities. The responsible heads of col- rect proportion to the accuracy
Caughan was the principal speak- leges and universities may wish to supplement the President's of the tactile sensibilities that we
er at each of the' banquets and statement with press releases which will emphasize to the youth develop in our fingertips, coupled
his able discussions of A.O.A. ac- of the country the importance of education as a means of na- with a knowledge of the anatomy
tivities and A.O.A. responsibilities tional defense. (Signed) Very cordially yours, John W. Stude- and physiology of the Vegetative
were most revealing. It made baker, Commissioner." Nervous System.
those present realize that Osteo- "The' White House, Washington, August 14, 1940-My dear The somatic or reflex expres-
pathy is rapidly assuming a Mr. Administrator: Reports have reached me that some young sion- of disease, toxemia, synaptic
prominent place in the world of people who had planned to enter college this fall, as well as a resistance, Central Excitatory or
therapeutics and in professional number of those who attended college last -year, are intending to Central Inhibitory State of the
affairs. Certainly everyone eli- interrupt their education at this time because they feel that it is cell, the PH of the tissues, and
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Homecoming Day To Be Held Oct. 18


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18. We are cooperating with the host when our guests are un- turned the meeting over to Dr.
Interfraternity Council on their known to us. With this thought O. E. Owen, who explained the
job of ticket selling. We not only in mind, may we suggest that our purpose and qualifications for the
intend to sell our class and ac- guests wear forlorn expressions, award. Dr. A. D. Becker was
tive membership 100 per cent, or we may take it to mean you then introduced as the speaker
but we intend to also sell our are having too good a time to be of the evening. His remarks were
alumni, in the vicinity and out, annoyed by your "lessers." The inspirational and directed to the
100 per cent! So come on, you Club will be open to each and group as a whole. He urged us
gals, get your tickets from us every one of you. Hope we may all to strive for greater heights
now, so that we can be on the see and talk with you. -scholastically, personally and
top of the heap after all of the RHJ Stylus professionally.
shuffling is over. We want all The banquet was followed by a
of you to come back and visit short business meeting. Plans
us during Homecoming. You were made for the fraternity to
N. O. I. C. wouldn't know the old school.
She sure ain't what she used to The primary objective of most attend 100 per cent We want to
be. Everyone told me this would of our fraternal organizations is see all of you there.
Since the work of' this office to further the progress of the -J. C. E.
relative to Reunion preparations be my easiest semester, so I was school. Our organization has
at Atlantic City, has been taken all prepared to just have a good shown this spirit by giving the
time this fall. But what a rude
over by the Local Convention
Committee our work has been awakening I had to .find that
they had doubled my lab sched-
school some valuable clinic ma-
terial, the latest being an elec-
happily lightened. We do not trocardiophone. An instrument Our smoker went off with a
have the full quota of appoint- ule, forced me to do some study- which will amplify the heart and big surprise to all. The main
ments of Local Representatives ing outside, and put the double lung sounds for a large group of speaker of the evening was For-
yet but hope to have this com- high pressure on me in general. listeners. This instrument is now est W. Seymour, assistant editor
plete by the first of the month. For all of you that attended last in use in our clinic. of the editorial page of the Reg-
If our fraternity affairs are to year, I need not plead-but for The plans of the Fraternity for ister and Tribune-spoke on In-
-run - s moothly we must have com- those of you that did not, you this semester is nothing short of ternational Affairs. The speaker
plete cooperation with each of don't know what you missed. spectacular. There has been a was introduced by Dr. S. H.
the represented organizations. I And I understand that it is go- good foundation laid and the Klein, who gave an interesting
have yet to learn of the appoint- ing to be even better than it was present members have added inspirational talk, "Organization
ment in or near Atlantic City of last year. So-until October 18, many constructive ideas. and the Individual." A welcome
the Acacia Club Local Represent- when we expect to see all of you Sigma Sigma Phi plans to sup- and understanding of "Fraternal
ative. back-au revoir. port the "Homecoming" 100 per Work" was included by Dr. O. E.
We are starting the year with -R. P.. Sec. - p t Pda m mh r nr nl-nnn Owen. Dr. J. B. Shumaker and
.I1Lb,. 1l Ass 11Z1[l/llul Dl CX a 1 lllan-

full recognition in Baird's Man- ning to attend and a good sup- Dr. Paul Kimberly, each extend-
ual, Banta's Greek Exchange, ATLAS CLM port is expected from our alumni. ed a welcome and success to the
The World Almanac and The -H. C. P. new men. The program and eve-
Fraternity Press. This is the It is hard to believe that it ning concluded by refreshments
most extensive listing we have is time for another report from and an informal get-together of
ever enjoyed and these listings the ATLAS CLUB for the LOG, all.
will- bring our eleven organiza- but somehow realities are diffi- ~ I- ^L...___ -_ We would like to introduce
cult to dodge. Uainmia cnapter ot01 si Sigma
tions to the attention of nearly There is a law called "Jack- Alpha met at a dinner October 2 three of our new men: M. Hod-
every college student in the son's Law" which states that the at the East Des Moines Club. son, W. Moore, and E. Sheldahl.
country. It certainly can do no most newly acquired portion of The banquet was in honor of The best of success and good
harm and should do a great deal the brain is the first to be im- those members of the freshman luck to you fellows in your Os-
of good. paired in certain conditions-so and sophomore classes who have teopathic and Fraternal careers.
I have personally contacted one why not applied here! Being excelled scholastically, and who At last a long wanted wish has
of the fraternities on the campus more specific, if any event or are eligible to receive the Psi been granted, through the ef-
of the State College here in Las measure were to affect my mem- Sigma Alpha Scholastic Award. forts on the part of the brothers
Cruces. This was not a difficult ory, those activities which have Those entertained were: Fresh- the house has been painted. We
thing to do and I feel that many happened most recently would be men, Lou Radetsky, Muriel Stew- all feel mighty proud of our
of you are missing an opportun- the first to be forgotten. art and Ronald Woods; Sopho- house now.
ity if you have a college of any Therefore, I begin with last mores, Philip Reames, Rachel Plans are now under way to
kind in your city and have failed Tuesday night's Smoker which Payne, and Richard Rogers. One bring to the members and pledges
to make yourself known as a was attended by fifteen freshmen from each group will receive the of P. S. G. citizens of note in
member of a professionfal fra- and upper classmen not afflicted award to be presented in assem- Des Moines-these persons will
ternity I found these boys an- with other organizations. It is bly Friday morning. be introduced on the work nights.
xious for ideas brought to them not difficult to note the trend of President J. M. Yagoobian -W. C.
from someone outside their reg- the profession after having met
ular routine. I want to urge this and talked to this group of men.
upon each of you as a personal They are definitely of higher cal- The Freshman Class of January, 1941
project this year. I want a re- ibre and quality with each incom-
port from you on these contacts ing group, and it seems obvious
made thru your fraternity or so- that they are strong in their con- (Continued from Page One)
rority membership. victions, interested in the more
H. V. Halladay, D. O. professional ideas than was the more patriotic to work in a shipyard, or to enlist in the Army
Exc. Secy., N. 0. I. C. tendency of a few years back. or Navy, than it is to attend college. Such a decision would be
Somehow, one cannot help but unfortunate. We must have well-educated and intelligent citi-
admire this spirit, and the future zens who have sound judgment in dealing with the difficult
of the Osteopathic profession for problems of today. We must also have scientists, engineers,
coming years cannot be too un- ,economists, and other people with specialized knowledge, to plan
The first evening party of the and to build for national defense as well as for social and
new semester was a huge suc- certain when such men wish to
associate themselves with it. economic progress. Young people should be advised that it is
cess. We all coagulated at Grace their patriotic duty to continue the normal course of their edu-
Ransom's Tea Room Monday eve- The Practical Work Nite sched-
uled for the 23rd has been post- cation, unless and until they are called, so that they will be well
ning, September 23. Most of our prepared for greatest usefulness to their country. They will
alumni practicing in the city poned to the first Monday in Oc-
tober because of conflicting dates. be promptly notified if they are needed for other patriotic
were present, and we had as our services. (Signed) Sincerely yours, Franklin D. Roosevelt."
guests the girls in school who Dr. Byron E. Laycock was to
are not sorority members. Mrs. have given a lecture and demon- To put it clearly and briefly, we want a good-sized class for
Virginia Silver (a gal from the stration on the subject of "Tech- January, 1941 and for September, 1941. We want selected and
ole south) told us some darkie nic."'' There is no doubt that well-qualified students. We have had to refuse a number be-
stories and also gave us some each and every one of us shall cause of poor or inadequate records. We want students that
vitamins for cerebration. We be looking forward to this date will bring to their osteopathic training not only scholastic ability
seem to have a lot of business with a great deal of anticipation. and sound preliminary training, but who will also bring stability
to attend to this fall, new, old Before forgetting it, Homecom- of character, high idealism, and a real ambition to serve. There
and indifferent, but we've al- ing is only a short time away, is a vital place in the osteopathic profession for such young men
ready gotten a good start on it. and we are to be the hosts of you and women. We will gladly send catalogues and literature to
The most important thing right men in the field. It is, however, those who may be interested in such a program as ithis institu-
now is- the
-v Homecoming October
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-- to be the tion has to offer. -A. D. .B., D. 0.
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physiological integrity associated
The Lo Book with osteopathic lesion pathology,
producing loss of integrity of the
important controlling and regu-
Polk County Student Council
Regular meeting of the Polk The Student Council Meeting
The Official Publication of lating nerve supply. County Association was held Fri- of the fall semester met Thurs-
DES MOINES STILL COLLEGE day morning, September 26, 1940,
OF OSTEOPATHY We have said that the osteo- day, September 16, 1940, at the
pathic lesions may be either pri Hotel Kirkwood. Thirty-seven at 11 a.m. in the library of the
m em b e r s a n d Des Moines Still College of Os-
Editor ................ Arthur D. Becker mary, acting as the initial and guests were pres-
the immediate cause of the dis- . teopathy.
Co-editor ................... R. 0. Drews function of the stomach, or sec- Dr
. Arthur D B eck er w a s t h e Meeting dates were decided on
ondary. Where a gastric disturb- s p eak er of t h e e v en
ing. Dr. and were set for the first and
Osteopathy Without Limitation B eck er third Thursdays of the month.
ance, for instance, develops as a presented a talk on the
result of chronic gallbladder di- development of Osteopathy as a All the officers were elected
seases, the disturbances in the science, which proved very inter- except the president. The officers
Osteopathic Therapeutics stomach through viscerosomatic esti ng H e a l so
stressed the ne- elected were 1st V. Pres., Jess
es s ty f or un Varner; 2nd V. Pres, Howard
reflexes will produce secondary c i ity among the
Region Below the Diaphram lesions in
spinal lesions
Dsteopathic spinal in as-
as- embers of
continued the profession for
advancement. Johnston; and Sec. and Treas.,
(Number 21 in Series) sociated anatomical areas. These The October meeting was an- Bertrand Adams.
secondary osteopathic spinal les- nounced for October 11, 1940. The President of the Student
DYSPEPSIA, Cont. ions, so produced, act as main- This to Council was elected by the stu-
In the immediately preceding tamTing causes of disturbed and his meeting is to be a free meal, dent body on Monday, September
article in the September Log impaired functional capacity. We membrvd e o e r 30, 1940. From the group nomi-
Book on "Dyspepsia" we dis- should not forget in this relation is to be thJudge aker
for the eve-rs nated the honors went to Tom A.
cussed some of the more common that osteopathic spinal lesion be the speaker for the eve- Hewetson of the senior class.
etiological factors producing this pathology acting over a period of ning. Tom will serve for the remain-
time, and which lesion pathology der of the fall term.
common symptom. Continuing
more or less profoundly impairs t aingTheanmeeting was closed of
announcement follow-
the P. E. Kimberly, D. O.,
this discussion, it is desirable that Alumni Homecoming Celebration
we evaluate the place of osteo- the innervation to the stomach, for October 18, 1940. Faculty Advisor.
may serve as the cause of more The
pathic spinal lesions, both as pri-
profound pathology. When we The PolkPolk County
County officers
officers for
mary causes of stomach dis-fune-
the current year are: Dr. P. L. Dr. Becker Attends
tion and as maintaining causes of remember that thethat blood
the supply
blood supply Park, president Dr. L. L. Facto,
impaired functioning capacity. Conventions
It is well to remember that the through the vasomotor innerva- v ice
president; n Pr. L. Kim- .
nerve supply to the stomach is tion and that trophism of stom- (Continued From Page One)
derived from each of the two di- ach tissues is by way of the sym- reer
At present the membership of gible would want to be a part
visions of the autonomic nervous pathetic innervation, it is entirely
the Polk County Osteopathic As- and parcel of an organization
system. The parasympathetic in- logical that profound disturbance sociation is forty-five D.O.'s. that is really doing things of
nervation is by way of the vagus, in these innervations may be the lasting moment.
and its function is that of initiat- necessary contributing factor for i At the time of writing this re-
ing and activating peristalsis. It gastric and duodenal ulcer (pep- Secretary. port I am planning to attend the
is also this innervation that in- tic ulcer). Clinically, this seems meeting of the Southern District
hibits the sphincters, tending to to be true in many cases and will, division of the Minnesota State
cause their relaxation The sym- be discussed in a later article Interfrat. Council Osteopathic Association to be
pathetic innervation is by way of dealing more specifically with the held at Austin, Minnesota, on Oc-
the great splachnic nerve which subject of peptic ulcer. We do Orchids to Dr. Owen for the tober 4 and 5 at their beautiful
has its origin from the fifth to not know the cause of gastric superlative dinner he gave us country club. Past experience
the tenth thoracic segments, al- carcinoma. There are many the- last Sunday noon at the Hotel with this same group assures a
though many fibers in the great ories. It may easily be some day Kirkwood. We suspected an ul- most worthwhile visit. On Octo-
splanchnic nerve have their ori- shown that profound disturbance terior motive, however, and that ber 9 I plan to attend the Iowa
gin in the spinal cord above the in the circulation of the gastric being to get us all in a good Sixth District meeting at Jeffer-
fifth segment. Dr. Louisa Burns mucosa, acting over an extended -mood before we divided up son, Iowa. At both the Minnesota
states that fibers in the great period of time, will prove :o ue the freshmen, considering their meeting and the Sixth District
splanchnic nerve originate as a part of that story. choice as well as ours. meeting I have been honored
We have had three meetings with a place
high as the first dorsal segment. With the background in the already this semester and have program. I amon glad the speakers'
to report
The function of the sympathet- previous article on Dyspepsia and gotten a good start on our work
ic innervation is to inhibit per- in this article, both dealing with althou that after many years of meeting
istalsis and to contract sphincters. etiological factors, it is easy to of it The Homecoming Commit- with osteopathic groups I find
It also furnishes vasomotor in- see that the treatment of Dys- tee has given us the job of sell- that my interest in such work
nervation, is secretory to the pepsia is by no means a simple does not lag. Quite the reverse,
mucosa and carries with it that one. We one.have
Wehv aldatnio
called ng tickets to the student body, I find myself becoming increas-
attention to and we intend to do it 100 per
important function known as the old saying that one should cent. We are not anticipating ingly enthusiastic. I like to come
trophism. It is probable that not mask or do away with the difficulty after the swell womenin contact with the men and
most of the sympathetic fibers symtom until it who are doing things in
which directly and specifically Itishas been evalu-
e 'esyted
e ithasb
n party we had last year, and from various parts of the country. I
supply the stomach come from ated. It i comparatively easy in what we hear it is going to be get many valuable suggestions
a very large majority of cases, even better this year, if that is
the 5th and 6th dorsal segments to do away with the digestive possible. We are expecting to see closely and opinions and it keeps me
of the cord, so that the gastric disturbances by the normalization all of our alumni back, so don't in touch with the prob-
center, as we use the term in os- of osteopathic spinal lesions. If disappoint us. We'll be looking lems as they confront the general
teopathic discussions, would be the cause of the disturbedor you practitioner, as well as those met
the 5th and 6th dorsal vertebra function in the stomach was pri- o by the specialist. As I said in the
o beginning, it is a real privilege
and the associated ribs. Osteo- marily due to the osteopathic . ., ec. and an opportunity.
pathic spinal lesions, then, from lesion pathology, then the prob-
the occipital atlanto-articulation lem has been adequately met. If, Dr. Schwartz in Pennsylvania -A. D. B., D. 0.
down to the 10th dorsal area, are however, the disturbance in gas- Dr. J. P. Schwartz, dean of the
of particular significance in rela- tric function is a symptom of college and head of the surgical Pursuit of a Reason
tion to disturbed functioning ca- other (sometimes remote) path- department, will attend a meet- (Continued From Page One)
pacity of the stomach. The tissue ology, the relief of symptoms as ing of the American College of the degree of irritability of the
pathology associated with spinal a result of normalizing the osteo- Osteopathic Surgeons in Grove sensory terminals are synergistic
and rib lesions in these areas pathic spinal lesion pathology is City, Pennsylvania on October 7- and cooperate in maintaining the
may be either the primary cause apt to be but temporary. Logic- 8-9. Surgical clinics will be held vicious cycle of somatic-visceral
or the maintaing cause of the ally, here one must seek out and at the Bashline-Rossman Hospi- and viscero-somatic reflexes that
symptom of indigestion or dys- remove, if possible, the initial tal. permits, ,even facilitates the pro-
pepsia. The many so-called gas- cause, whether that be gallblad- duction of reflex arc disturbances
tric neuroses are part and partial der disease, constipation, toxemia cause is loss of integrity of struc- and the maintenance .of symp-
of this anatomical-physiological or otherwise. From the .begin- tural relations. On the other toms.
picture. Gastromotor neurosis, ning of osteopathy one of the liand, in many cases the initial Subsequently we will under-
gastro-secretory neurosis, and fundamental principles in the os- .cause must be found as the result write many of such clinical facts
gastro-sensory neurosis or any teopathic reasoning is to seek and of a careful survey of all the by referring to our physiology
combination of them, give evi- remove the cause. Many times in possible etiological factors in any and bio-chemistry.
dence of disturbed anatomical- these cases of indigestion the given case. A. D. B., D. 0. Byron E. Laycock, D. 0.
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not, sitting idly by but we are

I ', (0..
. . T The 12th of September was a
red-letter day with me. I drove
to Ajo, Arizona, and then, over
responding to the immediate
needs of our profession and so
we will recover our enrollment
and pass its best figures We like
to be admired and we will grow
Veterans Committee C. R. Reynolds and J. W. Rina- a rough trail-like road crossed by and blossom that we may attract
The Veterans Resolution urg- barger, one membership applica- many arroyos, finally spied what favorable comment. We do not
ing that osteopathic physicians be tion; Earl O. Sargent and A. D. I came for. We have near the want to look old and stunted and
given the same rights and privi- Craft, one membership applica- border here a few of a very rare gray neither as individuals nor
leges in veterans administration tion; N. A. Cunningham and type of cacti technically the as a profession.
hospitals as medical physicians James Grey, one membership ap- Lamaireocereus Thurberii -but Virg Halladay, V. Pres.
was referred to a fact-finding plication; L. E. Gordon and H. D. commonly called the Organ Pipe D. M. S. C. 0. Alumni
committee of the standing na- Wright, one delinquent; G. M. Cactus. Mature plants grow to
tional rehabilitation committee Tincher and Bessie Nudd, three be about 15 feet high with many
which will report to the next membership applications; W. D. branches starting from the base
convention, it was determined by Andrews and W. L. Tindall, only. The younger trunks mixed 1940 Grid Season
the American Legion at its an- three membership applications; with the older ones and on to the
nual convention in Boston dur- Holcomb Jordan and Homer C. oldest and silhouetted against the Des Moines Still College of Os-
ing the week of September 23. Friend, one delinquent; W. A. intense blue of the sky are cer- teopathy opened its 1940 football
The next convention will be held McVane, five membership appli- tainly well named. I got out of season 'with 'a victorious start.
in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Sep- cations and one delinquent. the car and examined several of Although the institution has no
tember of 1941. The latter, Doctor McVane, the specimens carefully. team of its own, it plays an im-
As soon as the Iowa Depart- covered the entire first district portant role in the care of the
ment had passed this resolution, alone with the exception of Cedar This close inspection brought teams of the surrounding institu-
at its convention on August 28, Rapids and Davenport. He spent out a fact that I had not been tions such as Drake University,
Dr. H. D. Wright, chairman of five days on the trip and trav- able to note at a distance. All Dowling College, and the several
the Veterans Committee, began elled approximately one thousand of the many trunks did spring high schools of Des Moines.
directing the development of sup- miles. This is a most noteworthy from a common root but there Dr. L. L. Facto will have su-
port of Iowa delegates to the example of service and sacrifice were many variations in the pervision of this department and
national legion convention for for the best interests of the pro- stems belonging to the same it is his province to assign the
the resolution. He correspond- fession. A complete and detailed plant. Some of the shorter senior students to their particu-
ed with osteopathic physicians report of his interview with each trunks showed signs of age while lar school.
throughout the state asking each physician was presented to the some of the taller ones were
plainly new growths. It remind- The routine of taking care of
such physician to personally in- officers of the Society for their these teams has been altered this
terview certain named delegates, consideration and use. ed me of one of my former
classes or perhaps of our Alumni. year. The students who now take
residing in specified areas, and The membership campaign has a team will stay with his team
obtain their pledged support to also served another purpose. We Here we had a group of cacti
trunks springing from a common for the.entire season, and in re-
work for the adoption of this have found that our non-member turn will receive credit for his
resolution. He reports excellent list contained the names of sev- source and yet with many varia-
tions in development. Each had services toward his clinical re-
cooperation was given him. eral physicians who are dead, quirement.
several who are now practicing the opportunity like every other
The information thus received branch to obtain the same nour- This particular line of work
was then forwarded to Dr. H. in other states and several who
ishment, rain and sunshine and enables these students to gain
Willard Brown, chairman of the have retired from practice. This considerable amount of experi-
list will, therefore, be revised yet some stems permitted others
Committee on Veterans Affairs to crowd them and stunt their ence in the field of athletic in-
of the American Osteopathic As- and corrected in the near future.
growth. Others with every free- juries and in orthopedics. The
sociation, for his information and Press Relations Committee dom apparently did not have the student physician's duties are to
use at the Boston convention. Dr. J. R. Forbes, chairman of ambition to grow and develop. be at hand before and after field
It is considered that the action vour Press Relations Committee. , I noticed particularly that the practice, and to give osteopathic
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taken by the American Legion at is supplying news of the district healthy growths were the only treatment -to all who need such
Boston is a step in the right di- circuit meetings to all the news- ones that bore fruit. Beautiful care and to give first aid to those
rection. It will permit the com- papers located in each district. flowers and deep crimson seed who may get injured during
mittee named to study osteo- News stories announcing the pods were profuse on the well scrimmage or in an official game.
pathy and its scope of practice meetings have already appeared developed trunks. This again re-
and service and, based upon such and "follow up" stories were pub- minded me of my own people.
survey, if a favorable report is lished during the first week of Dr. Golden in Wisconsin
made to the national rehabilita- October. How many of us take advant- Dr. Mary E. Golden of the col-
tion committee it would seem al- It is suggested that any physi- age of our opportunities to grow lege factulty is attending the
together likely that said commit- cians having news items of in- and develop and produce fruit. mid-year meeting of the Wiscon-
tee will recommend the resolu- terest, pertaining to members of The tall lively green trunks bear- sin State Osteopathic Association
tion for passage at the next con- ing flowers and seed pods were '
being held at Portage, Wisconsin
the profession, send such items
vention. the ones that were attracting fa- on October 3rd and 4th.
to Dr. Forbes for the purpose of
A big task faces the chairman He vorable comment and attention.
securing proper publicity.
of the Veterans Committee of will be happy to cooperate. The smaller dull green stems
the A.O.A., and we are sure he with graying spines did not add
Board of Trustees to the beauty of the picture. In Assemblies
will adequately cope with his re-
sponsibility. The Iowa Society The Board of Trustees of the one we see the alert plant ful-
will cooperate in any manner de- Society held a special meeting in filling its mission in life. In the On September 20th Miss Mar-
sired by Chairman Brown. Des Moines on Sunday, Septem- other we see the passive branch,
ber 22. This was the second guerite Stock of the American
You may be interested to learn willing to subsist on the crumbs
Institute of Business entertained
that Iowa and Pennsylvania were meeting held within a period of thrown from the table of the the students with several mem-
the only departments of the thirty days. Many problems of more alert and active stems. As
bers on the xylophone which
American Legion which passed vital importance to the profes- a profession and as students of
sion are now pending. were much appreciated. Dr. Ar-
the resolution at their respective osteopathy from our matricula- thur D. Becker, our president,
state conventions. tion to our retirement, we must
Applications for Membership gave a few brief comments which
Membership Committee be constantly alert to our en-
We must be ready set the tempo for a year of con-
Dr. Gulden's membership cam- Ira L. Christy, Farmington vironment.
structive effort.
paign has thus far been the O. L. Johnson, Marshalltown to take advantage of the rains
Walter S. Swift and sunshine and to store these On September 27th the Rev.
cause of eighteen new member-
energies and use them to our ad- Frederick J. Weertz of St. Johns
ship applications. Many commit- Stella Swift, Keokuk
vantage and for the expansion of Lutheran Church gave a most
tees have written to him advising L. B. Mosley, Ft. Madison
our influence and power. inspiring talk on the subject,
that they would see the physi- George A. Purdie, Rockell City.
"This Wonderful Book"-refer-
cians assigned to them during Clifford E. Worster, Laurens This year we have a good start ring to the Bible. His illustra-
the first week in October, imme- S. C. Gartrell, Lake City considering the handicaps that
tions were graphic and intensely;
diately preceding the fall district F. M. Crawford, Renwick have been self-imposed. We are interesting in which he drew
meetings. A complete report R. K. Richardson, Wesley
from his own personal experi-
cannot therefore be made at this H. E. Dresser, Humboldt
D. S. House, Dubuque ences. Dr. Weertz is a real
time. Fannie Parks, Winterset
Clayton A. Reeves, Anamosa friend to the students in Des'
The following doctors have C. F. Howe, Williamsburg
H. A. Achen, Dubuque DWIGHT S. JAMES, Moines Still College and is al-
thus far presented reports of ac- ways received with enthusiasm.
complishment: Homer F. Huston, Grinnell Sec.-Treas.
Entered as second class
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at the post office at
Moines, Iowa, under
f Aecepted for mailing at
special rates of postage
provided for in Section

1103, Act of Oct. 3rd, 1917,
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Volume 18 November 15, 1940 Number 11


Home Coming Day Pursuit for a Reason

It is most gratifying to report
man li tuln Pursuit for a reason relative to
the unqualified success of the It is a mark of intelligence for great mass of those who rieed our
Second Annual Homecoming Day a disease or symptom usually
takes us back to the fundament-
sponsored by the Alumni Associ- people to be appreciative of priv- services. al anatomy and physiology of the
ation of Des Moines Still College ileges, advantages and opportuni- We are thankful that Osieo- Autonomic or Vegetative Nerv-
of Osteopathy. Visiting physici- ties. In a war-torn- and pro- pathy continues to grow and de- ous System. Most diseases in-
ans from the various states ex- velop, arnd to constantly assume fluence Vegetative function pro-
q ar ct,j. rnlnon
In-rcrr iin +t, no
pressed themselves in no uncer- Lc-C
a.t. 111 ItIC c'U'nscious-
foundly. In professional schools
tain terms, voicing their enthu- ness of the scientific worid and we spend considerable time on
siam and their appreciation in the world of affairs, Such the anatomy and physiology of
regarding the many evidences growth and development brings the Nervous System, but most of
throughout the college of contin- with it its fair share of r:esponsi- it is pertinent to the Cerebro-
ued progress and development. bility. It should, and it does, Spinal Nervous System. There
The recent new additions in the create in each of us not only a are only a few hours at the end
various laboratories received spirit of humility and tllankful- of related courses into which the
noqC hl1f r\ r pt rminntir-
much attention, particularly the 1Z-L-., UCU t UCLet,: ll.
11 -11~1 i to in- very important consideration of
new long-paper kymograph used foundly distressed world filled creasingly deserve the
wards which have fallenrrich re- the Vegetative Nervous System
in the Physiology Department as to our and its function is crammed hur-
a part of the work in mammalian with suffering, grief and woe, we, lot. riedly. With the exception of the
physiology. The new piece of the citizens of the United States, With all the misery andi suffer- debatable process of cerebration,
equipment prepared to show in are indeed most fortunate in the ing in the world today, it is not about all that the human animal
a graphic way the various hor- many blessings which we enjoy. possible to bE jubilant, but it is does objectively is to move and
mone reactions was viewed by It is a wholesome thing to pause possible and right that we set secrete. When most of the func-
many of the visitors and pro- in the niidst of the busy march aside a time to expre ss our tions of man are colloquially
nounced a most practical method of events and take stock of our thanks to the Great God who in "boiled down and spotted" we
of demonstration of this some- good fortune. We are thankful his great wisdom and con ipassion find they are controlled by a cen-
what complex physiologic me- for many things; for the security takes note of even the tirly spar- ter in the cord, medulla; pons,
chanism. It is a valuable step of our nomes; for life; for love; row's fall. May we ex tend to midbrain, hypothalamic area and
forward in modern visual, educa- for work. We are humbly grate- each reader of the Log B ook our basal ganglia, and invariably un-
tional procedure. ful that we, as a great osteo- sincerest wishes for a happy der vegetative control. This is
Perhaps the most appreciation pathic protession, have a humani- Thanksgiving Day. where we live. Yet we spend a
was evidenced over the new clin- tarian service to offer to the I A. D. B. precious paucity of time in the
ical pathology laboratory recent- study of this all-important sys-
ly doubled in size, and with The Lumbar Fascia tem of specialized tissue.
greatly increased equipment. When we become ill or infected
Alumni representatives were While giving an osteopathic posterior to the quadratius lum- we depend upon this system of
present from Michigan, Ohio, treatment in the lumbar and borum muscle. The mos t inter- nerves to produce definite reflex
Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Da- lower rib areas, the applied anat- esting feature of this laye r is the effect and precise disturbance in
kota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri omy of the above fascia is worthy posterior lumbocostal li gament, contiguous and segrmentally re-
and Illinois, as well as many from of the operator's consideration. two rather dense masses cof fibers lated tissues that we call "symp-
the home state of Iowa. 425 sat Likewise, the surgeon during op- extending from the first qand sec- toms." We depend upon- a por-
down to the banquet at the Ft. erations on the kidney and adja- ond transverse processes to the tion of this system to resist the
Des Moines Hotel. The entertain- cent structures finds this struc- lower margin of the twelfth rib destructive force-and upon an-
ment provided was excellent, ture a barrier and a guide. if that rib be of normal length; other portion to produce repair.
winding up with several numbers The lumbar fascia consists of otherwise to the e leventh. As time speeds by it is entirely
presented by the Register & Trib- three lamellae arising mainly Through this ligament a direct probable that in the future more
une choir of 40 voices. Dr. Rus- from the lumbar vertebrae, en- pull may be applied to th e rib in of it will be utilized on the sur-
sell C. McCaughan was the closing muscular masses and fus- certain disturbances of th t upper sey of the Vegetative Nervous
speaker of the evening and his ing to give origin to the trans- lumbar vertebrae.
lo w e r e d
The sharp System.
talk was not only informative but versus abdominis muscle. g of t h i s lament paral- One of the most interesting
clearly showed the evidence of lels the inferior line of pleural phases of the study of the Vege-
his farseeing vision and of his fine The posterior layer, which is reflection and is a warnin g mark tative Nervous System is in its
grasp of osteopathic affairs. Ex- the thickest, arises from the lum- in renal surgery. comparative anatomy and evolu-
cellent as Dr. McCaughan's pre- bar spines and supraspinous liga- The anterior layer of tlhe lum- tionary development, its embry-
sentations are, it was the unani- ment. It covers the erector spinae bar fascia passes anterior to the ologic differention and migration.
mous opinion of this fine, large mass and blends at the lateralquadratus muscle after arising This must bie appreciated as .a
audience that he was "tops" on edge of these muscles with the from the anterior surfacces and foundation and as an introduction
this particular occasion. middle layer to complete the the bases of the transver :se pro- with which to finally understand
The opening assembly at the sheath. mus
A portion of the latissi- cesses It is the thinnest of the
dorsi some of the phases of vegetative
college at 10:30 Friday morning ior inferiormuscle and the poster- three layers. Its upper portion,
muscle lie superficial the lateral lumbocostal orr exter-
function-many of which are still
was remarkably well attended to and have obscure to human comprehension.
and constituted a fine start for a fascia. origin from thisnal arcuate ligament is anterior Protozoa exhibit a marked spe-
full day's program. Mr. Arthur and lateral to the posteri( or lum- cialization of parts of the single
Brayton, chairman of the Bureau The middle layer is of more bocostal ligament. This lateral cell into an elaborate system of
of Conventions of the Des Moines osteopathic interest. Its origin lumbocostal ligament give s origin conduction and excitation. In the
Chamber of Commerce, was in is from the posterior portions to some fibers of the dia phragm Paramecium there is situated an-
excellent form and further sub- and tips of the lumbar transverse and gives added protectior to the teriorly in the cell a neuro-mus-
stantiated his reputation as a processes and it passes anterior lower edge of the pleura. cular center. From this center
(Continued on Page Four) I to the erector spinae mass and J. M. W., D. 0. fibers are directed peripherally.
These fibers are connected inti-
mately among the ciliary basal

Next Class Enrolls January granules and with the trichocysts.

The function of the center and
(Continued on Page Three)

tremrrndous success, until Howie

N. 0. I. C. Johnston, Paul Taylor, Gordie
immediate future new and even
moie exciting ones are antici-
Owen, Berger, Rogers, Kimberly,
and our own President, Jack Ya-
Elliott and Johnnie Schott got pated. goobian made a trip to Kirksville
The membership of our Coun- certain people wet while com-
cil is to be complimented on the Our homecoming met with for a joint meeting of the various
petitively "bobbing" for apples. great success, several graduates chapters. The fellows .report a
efforts they make to cooperate. The Homecoming event proved
A recent call wunt out from this and members were at a luncheon very nice meeting. Next morn-
this year to hal as important and held at the fraternity house, fol- ing tho' you might say they
office for cuts to be used in a successful as last year. The ban-
directory of fraternities and sor- lowing with a grand evening of showed the ravages of the trip.
quet at the Fort was well served, excitement-joining with all oth-
orities that will soon be publish- and the intermingled bits of en- We should have more meetings
ed. Over half of our members ers of the college. at Younkers. From all reports
tertainment added much to th3 We all had one grand time and the food is delicious. You fellows
had the cuts here on my desk color and atmosphere of the oc-
before the dead line and I am thank all those whose generous that enjoyed it might slip the of-
casion, and thus served as the effort and time made the Home- ficers a word.
sure that the others will be de- prerequisite to the after-dinner J. C. E.
livered in time. This is being coming a success. October 25
spceches to which all in attend- was another date, the P. S. G.
written before the time limit was ance listened with acute hearing,
Our Local Representatives have
especially to Dr. McCaughan's ad-
Stag. The guests at the frater-
nity event were Drs. Klein, Clark, Aor
dress. The representation of At- and Shumaker. The weekly meeting of the
all been appointed and they are las men from the field was sorr.- As in all fraternities the life of chapter was held Monday night
ready to be called by the proper how disappointing. But never can a pledge is ended after that one at the Jewish Community Center.
chairman in Atlantic City. we condemn a busy man when event has been passed, the infor- Arrangements were completed for
A message will soon be sent his intentions are favorable, for mal initiation. The fellows who the physical examination of the
from this office to each of the many reservations had been prev- so gallantly and successfully ful- boxers, to he held at the Com-
subordinate chapters of our mem- iously made which by necessity filled these duties were: H. Claus- munity Center Monday, Novem-
bership. We still have plenty of were subjected to last-minute ing, Wm. Rodgers, and L. Gatien. ber 11, 1940. All prospective box-
room for improvement and if we cancellation. We look forward to Their next step is their com- ers who desire to participate in
expect to continue as recognized another Homecoming next year plete enjoyment of fraternity the annual Boxing Tournament
professional fraternities and so- and hope that you who were ab- brotherhood into which they shall at the Center must have as a
rorities we still have a few things sent this year may join us next. enter on November 17, the for- prerequisite a complete physical
to do. R. H. J.-Stylus mal initiation. examination. This examination is
I wonder if you have stopped The program committee con- conducted by the senior students
to think that our osteopathic or- sisting of T. Koeing, G. Deer and of this fraternity, under the su-
ganizations are now pledging in a An Wm. Reinfried are at work to pervision of Dr. Jack L. Berck.
field two years in advance of any We certainly have had a sea- give the members of P. S. G. A new publication, the first of
of the more prominent collegiatae c-nn
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1111Ul,11, tneir oiggest ana oest iall aance its kind to be published by this
fraternities. We are taking our Dr. Beryl Fieeman and Dr. Gen- -the date set to be Friday, No- fraternity, has just gone to pitss.
membership now from Freshmen evieve Stoddard started it off vember 15. It is aptly titled "The Calvaria,"
who have had two or more years with an informal (very informal, Well, at last I have all the past and is most ably edited by Bro-
of fraternity life in college. It I might add) party at Gen's and present event dates off .my ther Gerald Zauder. This periodi-
is certainly up to us to advance house. Between hunting for hid- mind-but still I hear there are cal is for the express purpose of
from the High School level to a den potatoes and eating with to be more coming. So I think linking our interests and activi-
truly professional type of organi- tongue depressors we had a lot my job is not yet completed but ties with our alumnae and the
zation. "Hell Week" as it has of fun. why spoil the fun, in knowing various chapters throughout the
been practiced is beneath us now A little more serious was our what is going to happen. country. From what we can
and there are a few other pledging ceremony held at Grace The best of luck and success. judge by Editor Zauder's industry
changes we must make to bring Ransom's Tea Room. We were and zeal, we predict a successful
ourselves us to the professional very glad to accept Mildred Wey- future for "The Calvaria."
standard we wish to attain. gandt and Mary Klesner as pros-
H. V. Halladay Another innovation shall have
pective D. O.'s. Pledge duties be-
Exc.-Secy., N. O. I. C. gan immediately afterward, and Since the last writing the men come into its own by the time
I think the actives have found of Iota Tau Simga have been this goes to press. The first Jewv
~A1YLA busy with social and business ish Interfraternity Dance, spon-
AFrLAS CLU the unfortunate victims very co-
operative. functions of the fraternity. sored by the E. A. Pi. of Drake
While I set my quilled pen at Last Monday night we had a The annual steak stag was held University, the A. Z. A. of Des
a quivering rate, the Club is en- pot luck supper at Beryl's. Since on the night of October 23, with Moines, and this fraternity, will
tertaining about a dozen or fif- all girls are romanticists, we en- all members present. Dr. Don be held at the Center, Sunday
teen members of the Axis chap- joyed eating by candle light and Sloan gave a short after dinner evening, November 10. Phil
ter from Kirksville. Their arrival having a peak into the future speech which was followed by a Reams and his orchestra will pro-
in D. M., Friday nite was a general discussion. vide sweet melodies for the "light
with the aid of a palmist who
heralded event as the traditional considered us seriously and se- A dandy time was had by all. fantastic."
annual visit of last year was un- The fall initiation of pledges We should like to take this op-
parately, but we all compared
avoidably postponed. There is no notes afterwards. into the bonds of Iota Tau Sigma portunity to extend our thanks
doubt but what this time for our The sorority isn't turning into will be held within the next two to Dr. A. D. Becker for his very
KCOS brothers has been an ap- a supper club (I hoet), however, weeks the final date will be post- enlightening and instructive
propriate one, as the local period- ed soon. speech presented to the fratern-
because we have had about half
icals have estimated the attend- a dozen serious business meetings We are all sorry that pledge ity, Monday, October 28. His
ance of approximately 10,000 peo- this past month We are now Ralph Morgridge was suddenly well-chosen topic was "Diagno-
ple for the Iowa State Teachers' working on two important proj- called home due to illness in his sis." His method of applying thu
Convention. ects. First of all we would like family. We hope that he will Osteopathic Concept to the all
Provocative has been the at- soon return to Still. important art of diagnosis held
to take this opportunity of con-
mosphere from several individual gratulating the Grand Council Now that the big election is the unwavering interest of us all
sources within the 'house" during for their splendid work on Life over let us all bury the hatchet throughout the presentation.
the past week, as the national Membership Certificates. and united again turn with full With the pledging of the three
election took on an air of heated ondly, we are trying to get an power to the business of our stalwarts: Arthur Abramson of
argumentation. Totalitarian, dic- engraving die for the sorority school work. J. R. L. LEs Moines, Bill Diem of New-
tator, socialist, and other titles of stationery and Christmas cards. ark, N. J., and Norman Kurzur
blasphemies have been perpetrat- Any of our alumni or honorary of New York City, an equilibrium
ed in an effort to express thi members who have not been con- has been established, geographic-
feeling of many. However, the tacted, and wish to send in their This issue finds us welcoming a ally at least. We now have the
tempestuous remarks of the loser contributions, may do so to this new group of pledges to the or- east represented; the west; the
often falsify his actual beliefs. address and we will thank you ganization. Namely: Harry Liv- middle west, and of course, Mich-
Even the mouse will fight when in advance. ingston, Hal Eeals, Lou Radetsky igan and Ohio.
he is cornered! But now the Rachel Ann Payne, and Laurel Dietrick. This semester is proving to be
storm has abated and these same Congratulations men! very successful socially for the
Corresponding Secretary
individuals must calm themselves These men accepted their fraternity. Activities are hum-
into submissiveness, by the pledgeships at a banquet held in ming, and the system of weekly
thought that "one never knows." the Cremona Room at Younkers. meetings-one week business, the
The first of the bi-annual In the opening weeks of the Following the dinner Mr. Raeed of next week social-has proved to
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pledge parties was neia at tne all senmester-many enjoyabie the Iowa Press Association gave provide a complete fraternity
"house" on the night of the twen- i events have been the pleasure of a very interesting talk. program at its best.
ty-sixtn ana unaouuteuly wais a t ne r. . I. i.11men,-uU
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no,ra :
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Tk of the lower dorsal and upper
B00oi, Pursuit for a Reason
ne JL^08.UOOK lumbar vertebrae and of the pel- DESERT-ATIONS
LO Errvis occupy an important place. (Continued From Page One)
The Official Publication of The Official
fluid in
intake diet and insufficient
are common (As of Last Month) the fibers are to conduct impulses
etiologi- By H. V. H.
YES MOINES STILL COLLEGE fluid intake are common etiologi' and to coordinate and possibly
DES MOINES STILL COLLEGE cal factors. Irregularity of evac- The month has passed too produce definite ciliary motion.
OF OSTEOPATHY uation time, inattention to na- quickly. I finally got my old desk The paramoecia are simple
Editor ................Arthur D. Becker tuie's call, lack of exercise, and and decided to clean it thoroly single-celled organisms. It re-
poor tone of abdominal walls all before putting it to use again. acts to alterations in the media
Co-editor .................... R. 0. Drews have an important place in many Under the fifteen or twenty lay- in which it lives and which con-
cases. In children, a common stitutus most of its protoplasm. A
Osteopathy Without Limitation factor of importance is the im- ers of dirt and varnish I found a
beautiful oak desk, the quarter- variation in surface tension, a
proper height of the closet seat. sawed grain being something to change in the concentration of
in the list of causes, really admire. I feel perfectly at solutes and suspensoids, a fluctu-
Osteopathic Therapeutics Prominent the abuse of purgatives must Lbu home now with the tools all ation in the hydrogen-ion con-
included. A condition described handy. Why does one uecome so centration stimulates the modi-
REGION BELOW THE by the term "thrifty" or "greedy" attached to an old desk? It must fied portions of the cell, and the
DIAPHRAM colon is comparatively rare. It be that as we are watching the cull responds characteristically,
refers to cases where the fecal sun sink in the West that we moving toward food substances
(Number 22 in Series) mass becomes over-dehydrated wish to draw closer to us those and away from a detrimental
Chronic Constipation and forms hard scybalous masses material things that have given area, and if these alterations are
Chronic or habitual constipa- which may be evcuated with us so much pleasure during the Loo extremely sudden or severe
tion is a common symptom and great difficulty or may appear as past. Perhaps it would be a good the organism is devitalized. This
is found in association with many small hard pellets. In many cases idea if each of us would submit organism is entirely dependent
diseases and conditions. It has of constitpation some degree of to a cleaning such as I gave the upon its environment, but it is of
been called "the great American chronic colitis coexists. old desk. It might bring out interest that in the first cell there
Disease." The causes of this wide- It is desirable at this time to something fine in our character is a modified and specialized me-
spread ailment are many and review briefly the innervation of that others have missed because chanism that will bring a re-
varied and in numerous cases, no the colon and rectum. The sym- of LiAng concealed in a dark cor- sponse of purposeful intent to the
doubt, there may be two or ,»ev- pathetic innervation of the colon ner. Then, there is the other organism. This is an early at-
eral contributing factors in eti- and rectum comes from the up- viewpoint also. It might be bet- tempt to alter the situation of
ology. per two or three lumbar seg- ter for some of us to remain hid- being absolutely dependent upon
It would be well, first, to define ments of the spinal cord by way den. the environment.
just what we mean by "constipa- of the superior and inferior mes- I have some exceptionally fine Coelenterates, i. e. sea ane-
tion." True constipation is that enteric ganglia. Its functions are letters from Drs. Becker, Leon- mone, jelly fish, demonstrate a
condition in which more than vasomotor, secretory, inhibitory ard, Park and Campbell. They much more complex nervous sys-
forty hours is required for food and trophic. The parasympath- agree on the success of the Home- tem and the multicellular struc-
iusidue to pass through the en- etic innervation of the caecum, coming and it is certainly gratify- ture of these organisms presents
tire gastrointestinal tract. French the ascending and the transverse ing to me to know that there was other improvements. First, there
suggests that this passage time is colon is by way of thu, vagus, not a dull moment and that is a protective cuticle developed,
best measured by taking three or while the descending colon, the everyone thoroly enjoyed the af- and secondly, there are special-
four charcoal tablets with food. pelvic colon and the rectum are fair. I know from our experience ized cells on the surfaces. These
If taken at noon, the charcoal supplied by the pelvic nerve of last year that it took a great cells aie sensitive to changes in
should show in the stool the sec- (nervus errigens) from thie sec- deal of work and considerable ex- the environment and their pro-
ond morning following. Absence ond, third and fourth sacral seg- pense but it was worth it. I cesses transmit waves of excita-
of charcoal indicates delay in the ments. The function of the para- must compliment all who helped tion that are developed in them
movement of the bowel contents symphathetic is to activate per- to make it a success and especi- directly to the muscle cells. Mus-
and constitutes true constipation. istalsis. Osteopathic lesions in ally those who took time away cle and the neuro-muscular me-
The portion of the bowuel in which these areas of the spine' and pel- from a busy practice and traveled chanism were developed to en-
delay occurs is usually the colon. vis disturb function and impair many miles to attend and to take able the musculature and the or-
X-ray studies with an opaque reflex control. The close relation an important part in the affairs ganism to iact as quickly as
meal give more detailed informa- of osteopathic spinal lesions to of the Alumni and College. Those possible to changes in the envir-
tion and the exact point of delay malfunction of viscera has been of you who lie near Des Moines onment.
may be determined. In average clinically established beyond con- and who did not attend this In the coelenterate the nerve
normal individuals the food resi- troversy. Homecoming might find a cells and their processes are ar-
due of a meal or the charcoal A brief word regarding the thought in this. I do not have a ranged in a complicated rnet-
will be evacuated within sixteen physiology of the bowel in rela- report from the Treasurer but I work, with the cells and libers
hours. tion to constipation. The normal hope those of you who could do connecting adjacent cells togeth-
Many cases of so-called chronic stool is made up of secretions, no more, have sent to Dr. Paul er forming the so-called proto-
constipation are not true consti- bacterial growths and food resi- Park your small contribution to i.,urons.
pation at all, but ale conditions dues. Only about onr.-third of help the Alumni Association put The protoplasm has altered to
in which there is inability on the the stool consists of undigested over its very constructive pro- have a high rate of conduction,
part of the patient to evacuate and indigestible food residues. A gram this year. but in this network the conduc-
the fecal mass. The proper term patient on a thirty-day fast Thanksgiving is about here. It tion is diffused through the sys-
for this condition is dyschezia. should have regular bowel evacu- seems to me that we have a great tem. The cells of theu network
There is no drelay in the proper ations. An empty bowel tends to deal to be thankful for. Our pro- do not have an intimate relation-
movement of the bowel contents Lu an inactive bowel, and the fession continues to serve a great- ship with the muscles that they
in these cases of dyschezia. food furnishes, in part, the reflex er number of people ueach day. activate. Experimentally, it has
The time elapsing betw»een stimulus to normal activity. The We are not walking backward in been observed that the impulses
stools is not a true criterion for contents of the small bowel are professional efficiency. Our col- flow much moil freely into dif-
judgment and may vary from two passed into the caecum in a fluid leges are teaching a fine group ferent parts of the network. It
or three times daily to every state. An important function of of young people, the educational has been suggested that the im-
third or fourth day within nor- the colon is to dehydrate this standard of all being on a higher pulses flow more rapidly into and
mal limits. The average individ- material so that by the timrn, the plane than ever before in our through an area of the network
ual's timre is every twenty-four contents reach the pelvic colon history. We are united on the that is placed on a stretch. The
hours. they have been dried out to form majority of our problems. I do coelenterate nerve net is of more
Only fifteen percent or less of a fairly solid, moulded mass think that the profession as a than casual interest in that it not
cases of constitpation are organic which trends to be evacuated in whole could exert a little more only is a most primitive form of
in origin and are caused by such cyclic periodicity. power and spend a little more a nervous system, but also be-
conditions as pressure from ab- (To Be Continued) time with Student Recruiting. I cause this form of nerve retiform
dominal or pelvic tumor masses, A. D B., D. O. have written this many times but has apparently been retained by
stricture of the bowel (benign or will repeat. Our success depends the vertebrata in their Gastro-
malignant), adhesions, disease of__________ on continuously spreading the in- intestinal tract, blood vessels and
spinal cord, congenital defects in fluuence of Osteopathy. To do this heart. In this network there are
muscle or innervation. (Hirsch- NOTICE we must have a constant stream no synapses but the processes en-
sprung's disease etc). of new material entering our col- ter direct contact with the cell,
Eighty-five percent or more of IfI and when you hange leges. Instead of ten thousand that is similar to the vasomotor
an n practicing osteopathic physicians plexuses and the plexuses of
cases of chronic constipation dre yotifu he
(true constitpation or dyschezia) your address, please notify the in this country we should have Auerbach and Meissner in the
are due to functional causes. OfLog Book promptly. and we need, twice that many at Gastro-intestinal tract.
thu3se causes, osteopathic lesions I I(Continued
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the Department of Public Affairs. November 5 Election-Coroners mous opinion was expressed that
Each district trustee acted as dis- The following osteopathic phy- Homecoming Day must be con-
trict chairman in developing the sicians were elected as county tinued as an annual event.
T program. County Chairmen were coroners in the November 5 elec-
appointed by each dictrict chair- tion:
District Officers
The following are the new dis- man to stimulate interest and Dr. Charles Boyden, Waukon, Polk County
trict society officers, recently activity in each county, thereby Allamakee County; Dr. J. E.
elected at the district meetings: insuring maximum service to the Bunker, Cherokee, Cherokee Regular meeting of the Polk
District I: Dr. Thomas F. public in this extremely import- County; Dr. B. W. Jones, Spirit County Osteopathic Association
Lange, 503 C.R.S.B. Bldg., Cedar ant health crusade. Lake, Dickinson County, and Dr. was held Friday, October 11, 1940
Rapids, President; Dale S. Houwr, Press Relations Committee J. R .Forbes Fort Dodge Webster at the Hotel Kirkwood. There
604 Roshek Bldg., Dubuque, Vice County. were sixty members and guests
Dr. J. R. Forbes, Chairman of present. The dinner was served
President; G. A. Whetstine, Wil- the Press Relations Committee, Visitors
ton Junction, Sec.-Treas. actively cooperated with the De- The following physicians have thru the courtesy of one of the
District II: Dr. Mark J. Sluss, partrment of Public Affairs in called at the office of the Society, members whose name was not
Lenox, President; Dr. Clive R. making the state-wide immuniza- 600 Walnut Building, Des Moines, divulged. Most of the guests
Ayers, Grant, President; Dr. Ber- tion campaign a success. since our last report: were members of the staff of the
nice Worth DeConly, 301 Park Mary E. Golden, Des Moines; Des Moines General Hospital and
Dr. Forbes prepared and issued Roy G. Trimble, Montezuma; students of the Des Moines Still
Bldg., Council Bluffs, Sec.-Treas. press releases to every daily and
District III: Dr. I. S. Lodwick, Carl Seastrand, Des Moines; Phil College of Osteopathy who have
weekly newspaper in Iowa. Those S. McQuirk, Audubon; Rachel been assisting in the hospital
Grant Bldg., Ottumwa, President; news stories presented the ob-
Dr. M. G. Tincher, 722%/2 Ave. G., Woods and Beryll Freeman, Des clinics.
jects and purposes of the cam- Moines; A. D. Craft, Osceola; H. The speaker of the evening was
Ft. Madison, Vice President; Dr. paign and informed the public
J. W. Rinabarger, Keosauqua, L. Gulden, Ames; Holcomb Jor- Judge Ralph Powers of the Des
that the entire osteopathic pro- dan, Davenport; Lester P. Fagan, Moines Municipal Court Bench
Sec.-Treas. fession was participating in this
District IV: Dr. H. D. Meeur, Des Moines; W. A. McVane, who spoke on the Laymans View
major health program in cooper- Dyersville. of Osteopathy.
LuVerne, President; Dr. R. A. ation with the Iowa State De-
Phillips, Kensett, Vice President; partment of Health. In addition, Applications for Membership Dr. Rachel Woods explained
Dr. J. R. Forbes, 505 Carver Dr. Forbes wrote each osteo- George W. Marston, Lewis. the campaign set up by the Iowa
Bldg., Fort Dodge, Sec.-Treas. pathic physician, in advance of B. D. Howland, Decorah. State Health Department for the
District V: Dr. J. C. Bishop, the news ieleases, informing G. J. Howland, Decorah. vaccination and immunization of
Rock Rapids, President; Dr. W. them of this proposed newspaper Harry E. Wing, Ottumwa. children against Small Pox and
C. Gordon, 419 Frances Bldg., publicity and requesting that the John Q. A. Mattern, Des Diphtheria. This association
Sioux City, Vice President; H. A. physician contact his local editor Moines. plans to cooperate in this cam-
Somers, Hawarden, Sec.-Treas. to give him information about R. A. Phillips, Kensett. paign as it has done in the past.
District VI: Dr. H. L. Gulden, local fee schedules, and other L. A. Doyle, Osage. The meeting was closed fol-
215 1/ Main Street, Ames, Presi- pertinent facts dealing with the Charles H. Potter, Forest City. lowing the usual routine busi-
dent; Dr. J. K. Johnson, Jr., Jef- local program. W. C. Gordon, Sioux City. ness.
ferson, Vice President; Dr. Don Dwight S. James, Sec.-Treas. P. E. K., D. O.
R. Hickey, Bayard, Sec.-Treas. Basic Science
Membership Committee Dr. D. E. Hannan. as Secretary "COME SPRING"
Doctor Gulden's membership of the Iowa Board of Osteopathic
Examiners, met with the Iowa A most interesting and thought-provoking quotation from
campaign has been successfully the recent book, "Conme Spring" by B. A. Williams: "You
completed. Twenty-seven new Board of Examiners in the Basic
Sciences Wednesday afternoon, might measure a man's character by the way he assumes his
members were secured as the re- obligations or by the evasion of them."
sult of this activity. He reports October 9. The purpose of this
that twenty-five prospects have meeting was to consider examin- II --. ~---~-----~-------'----
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been developed and that the ma- ation questions in the basic Home Coming Day Births
jority of these physicians should science subjects as given by os-
be on our membership roster by teopathic examining boards of (Continued from Page One)
other states to determine which A son, Neil Eugene, was born
the first of the year. speaker of unusual merit. to Dr. and Mrs. L. E. Augenstein
The following members of Dr. States, if any, were entitled to
have their osteopathic physicians The technical programs given of Osborn, Ohio on November 2,
Gulden's committee have present- at the college Friday afternoon 1940.
ed new membership applications granted exemption from the Iowa and Saturday forenoon were very
basic science examinations. A son, Terry Lee, was born to
since our last report: well received and largely at- Dr. and Mrs. C. A. Reueves of
John H. Conaway and T. A. Dr. Hannan reports that the tended by the visiting physici-
Basic Science Board took the Anamosa, Iowa October 10, 1940.
Kapfer, one membership applica- ans. Numerous clinical cases
tion; B. M. Gotshall and J. W. matter under advisement and were presented and discussed,
Peterson, two membership appli- .that a decision will be announced Research Statistics
in the near future. many of them being of exception-
cations; I. S. Lodwick and B. D. al interest. The surgical clinics
Elliott, one membership applica- Hospitals held at the Des Moines General The Research Committee for
tion; Rachel Woods and Beryl Dr. H. B. Willard, member of Hospital on Saturday morning the collection of statistics on the
Freeman, one membership appli- the Iowa Board of Osteopathic were much appreciated, if the treatment and results in Lobar
eation; H. D. Wright, three mem- Examiners, is just completing a many favorable comments can be Pneumonia announces the com-
bership applications; R. B. Gil- new $10,000 addition to his pres- used as ground for judgment. pletion of their case history
mour, one membership applica- ent hospital at Manchester, Dela- The dance in the beautiful blanks. The entire osteopathic
ton. ware County. Dr. Willard has Grand Ballroom of the Ft. Des profession is asked to cooperate
In furtherance of Dr. Gulden's an outstanding practice in that Moines Hotel following the ban- in this important work. Report
continued membership effort, section of the State and upon quet was a colorful affair. The blanks are furnished without ex-
President Jordan mailed a letter completion of this addition will music was by Barney BIernard's pense and may be had by ad-
to all non-members on October be in an excellent position to famous orchestra. Because of the dressing Dr. L. L. Facto, 722
30, outlining the problems con- handle the ever-increasing de- fact that the annual reception Sixth Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa.
fronting the profession and urg- mands upon him and his staff. for freshmen students was in- Let's give this work thue attention
ing each non-member to join the Industrial and Institutional corporated as a part of the fes- it so evidently deserves!
Society and thereby aid in the Service tivities, it meant that the entire
work which lies ahead. Dr. Paul O. French, chairman student body took an active part.
Smallpox-Diphtheria of the Committee on Industrial All freshmen students in the col- Desert-Ations
Campaign and Institutional Service, is now lege were guests of the Alumni
The state-wide smallpox vac- handling a compensation claim Committee and of the college. (Continued From Page Three)
cination and diphtheria immuni- for a member of the Society. The Much honor and praise goes to While you are passing thru
zation program is now history. insurance company involved has the various alumni officers and considerable political and patri-
The profession cooperated with attempted to reduce the fee their associated committees for otic excitement there must be
the Iowa State Department of charged by the physician who making this Homecoming Day enough left of your nervous sys-
Health ili this undertaking, dur- successfully handled a most dif- Program an outstanding event in tem to stand a little professional
ing the week of November 4, to ficult case. The Society, after a the year's calendar. It meant a emotion also.
a greater degree than in the past thorough consideration of all the lot to the college officers and fac- Give that needed encourage-
according to reports just re- facts, is demanding that the com- ulty to have visiting physicians ment to your Alumni Association
ceived. pany make "payment in full" for from ten states show a vital in- and compliment your Alma Mater
The program was sponsored by thue services rendered, according terest in the college and in its by sending a student to enter
Dr. D. E. Hannan, Chairman of to the statement submitted. program for betterment. Unani- with the next class.
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Volume 18 December 15, 1940 Number 12



Christmas The January Class

From time to time throughout
the world's history there have Our plans for Christmas and
been individuals, both men and the Holiday Season have been
women, who because of their high much interspersed with corre-
idealism and because of their abil- spondence with prospective stu-
ity to think independently, and dents for the class entering Jan-
further because of the fact that uary, 1941, There are many
they had the courage to live ac- thousands of young men and wo-
cording to their convictions, men with two years or more of
might well be said to have walk- college work who are serinousl
ed alone. The Des Moines Still College family wishes to considering the problem of just
Nearly two thousand years ago how they will make best use of
extend its heartiest best wishes and Seasons their time, energy and talent.
a lowly and humble Nazarene Greetings to each and every one of her alumni,
walked alone on the Shores of Osteopathy offers a real oppor-
Galilee teaching a new doctrine to those in the'Osteopathic profession, and to our tunity to those among this large
and a new way of life. He taught many friends may the coming New Year bring ^group to whom the work of phy-
Love, not Hate; he taught Peace, peace on earth and good will to men. sician has an appeal. The public
not War; he taught Good Will, is becoming increasingly aware
not Anger, or Jealousy or Dis- Osteopathically Yours, of the high type of service of-
cord. He revolutionized the fered by the osteopathic profes-
J. Garth Anderson sion.
thinking of men for all time to Arthur D. Beckef
come. Jesus, the Teacher; Phy- There is need and demand for
sician for the souls of men. Robert B. Bachman many more osteopathic physicians
At this joyous and happy time Byron L. Cash than are available. Osteopathy
we celebrate His birthday. Our Hugh Clark stands unique among the profes-
hearts are filled with love; our sions. Most of the professions are
Albert W. Dennis either crowded or overcrowded.
generous impulses come to the
fore; we pause for a moment of Mary E. Golden Won't you take a few minutes9
serious thought and give thanks Howard A. Graney time to make these thousands of
to God for his great gift in send- Paul E. Kimberly qualified young people acquaint-
ing His Messenger to His child- ed with what the great osteopath-
Harry A. Barquist ic profession has to offer to
ren. Never has the world needed
the inspiration of Christ's teach- Kenneth Dirlam them? While scholastic stand-
ings more than now. May each Byron E. Laycock ards are high and the profession-
individual one of us find our lives Edward F. Leininger al course is exacting, a graduate
sweetened and made better be- osteopathic physician has oppor.
Harry J. Marshall tunities for service second to
cause of the fact that Jesus was
born in Bethlehem of Judea. Paul Maloney none.
A. D. B.--D. 0. ., Edwin Owen -. - Des Moines Still College of Os-
Ralph Powers teopathy is amply prepared to
ii Katherine M. Robinson i offer the best in osteopathic edu-.
Dr. Becker's Minnesota i cation, with a faculty the largest
Charles Stull i and best in the history of the in-
i 0i Joseph L. Schwartz .. i stitution, with extensive modem
It was my pleasure the week 1 John P. Schwartz laboratories with finest equip-
ment, and with large and compre-
John B. Slhumaker
of December 2nd to make a four-
day trip to Minnesota at which
i~ John M. Woods
hensive clinics, with a national
reputation for excellence. We of-
time I had the privilege of meet- Richard Rodgers i fer the opportunity to prepare for
ing with science groups in Carle- i
I a career of high purpose and hu-
ton College Northfieid in St. manitarian service. It is worth
Olaf's College, Northfield, and in I i careful consideration by those
Gustavus Adolphus college at St. i i who are looking for the high
Peter. It was a genuine pleasure
to meet with these student
i CALENDAR i privilege of joining those who
i. 11 have much to give.
groups, for the most part made A. D. B., D. Oo :
up of students in biological work. <p
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On each occasion I showed the CHRISTMAS VACATION ........- .. December 20 to January 6
three-reel research film on the
Second Lumbar Lesion which was REGISTRATION ................................. January 117...........
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:-County Osteopaths
well received. It is an excellent REGISTRATION ........................................................ January 18 7-
: I than doubled the
piece of work done in technicolor ROLL CALL .............................. ............................ January-- 20 1number. -of contrib.utors
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and tells a most convincing story. EASTER RECESS .................................April 11 to April 15 i

Community Chest,: and- their sub-
I also had the privilege of ad-
dressing high school groups in
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scriptions were practically 1O00
per cent over last year.
both Northfield and St. Peter. I N - This is a very fine showing hi

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An Interesting Case DESERT-ATIONS The Accessory Food

It would be impossible to re- By H. V. H.
port on all of the favorable cases
that go thru our clinic. Cures This past month I have been By John B. Shumaker
are the rule even under circum- looking over some osteopathic Carbohydrates, lipids, and pro-
stances and conditions that seem books that have not been given teins have long been recognized
unsurmountable. We had the op- as the principle classes of food-
portunity to observe the treat- the attention they deserve. Until stuffs. About fifty years ago,
ment and progress of one of I counted, not long ago, I did not however, Eijkmann discovered
those unusual cases during the realize that I had in my library that there was at least one other
past year, the case being thirty-five books written by mem- substance which was vital to the
treated in the clinic by one! of bers of our profession. Like niost animal welfare, absence of which
our recent graduates. Varicolse in the diet caused the disease
N. O. I. C. Veins are usually thot of in the
of you, I have bought these books
and put them on the shelf with known as beri beri or polyneuritis.
cateagory of therapy outside the the idea of reading them later. 'ihis factor today is well known
A very Merry Christmas to all realm of osteopathic manipula- to us as vitamin B1 or thiamin.
and may the New Year exceed True, I have scanned thru them
your expectations. tive treatment. Here is a case some and at times referred to the Probably fifty thousand dollars
The Council closes the year that had been thru the mill. index for some item that was or more had several lifetimes of
1940 with its best record. A com- Every known method of treat- needed at the moment. But-- work have been devoted to the
ment had been used except man- like the majority of you I have study of this substance. Today
plete listing of our membership ipulation only and the end re- the cost per gram of thiamin is
will appear in Baird's Manual. not read them as attentively as
sults prove that specific osteo- I should. about sixty-five cents as -om-
The World Almanac, Banta's pathic manipulative treatment
Greek Exchange and The Frater- pared to sixty-five dollars olfy
will normalize the circulation We constantly hear the call for two years ago.
nity Month. even when handicapped by prev- more osteopathic literature. 1
We have been invited to write quite often get letters asking wny No less dramatic are the dis-
ious failures in treatment of coveries of the other members of
an article for the Fraternity other typels. We are not report- we do not have a book on the
Month to appear in the March osteopathic care of Athletes. The this accessory group and the in-
ing this case with a lot of tech- vestigations of the mineral group
issue which will cover the activi- nical data but writing it more answer was in a letter I received
ties of the Council and its mem- just last week from the editor of of elements which are so neces-
as it was dictated by the attend- sary to normal functioning of the
bership. This is to be illustrated ing student physician and the one of our finest osteopathic
and is now in the process of books. He stated that his new cells. At least nine members of
patient. the vitamin accessory group are
make-up. Jack S-- member of the edition was being held ap because
of lack of support within the pro- now well known and others are
With these tour directory list- Chicago White Sox baseball team on the verge of discovery. The
ings and the article, our osteo- of 20 years ago came into the fession. Having written a book vitamins are classified according
pathic organizations will be clinic barely able to walk and a number of years ago I can cer- to their solubility in fat and in
brought to the attention of ap- showing a pair of lower extremi- tainly agree with him. The per- water.
proximately 150,000 college stu- ties that looked like they would centage of our profession that
dents and Alumni. will buy an osteopathic book The fat soluble group includes
be better off than on. Varicosi- at the present time the following
Our sincere thanks to: ties profuse and with marked written by a member of the pro-
Dr. Alvan E. Duerr of New fession is too small to make it members: Vitamin A and its par-
swelling of the feet. Stiffness at ent substance, carotene; Vitamin
York City, editor of Baird's Man- the joints and badly everted in- pay.
ual. D (D2) or calciferol and other
tertarsal articulations. History I prize very nigniy my collec- nemrners o0 tne sterol tamily;
Dr. George Banta, Jr., editor of dated back to injuries received tion of osteopathic books. They Vitamin E or alpha tocopherol,
Banta's Greek Exchange. in playing baseball with gradual represent many hours of real la- the antisterility vitamin; Vitamin
Mr. L. G. Balfour, president of progression to the point of rup- bor in writing and assembling, re- K (K1) (2-methyl-3-phytyl-1, 4-
the National Interfraternity Con- ture of the superficial veins oc- writing and arranging. Many of naphthoquinone) and its synthe-
ference. casionally and he had been these books are out of print and tic associate, 2-methyl nahphtho-
Mr. L. F. Leland, editor of The warned of the danger of embolus cannot be bought at any price. quinone, which are antihemorrha-
Fraternity Month. ,and gangrene. Feeling that he The authors of some have died. gic factors. I
These men have been more had nothing to lose and perhaps They were leaders in osteopathic The water Soluble group in-
than kind and considerate and something to gain he agreed to thot and we should feel fortunate cludes: The vitamin B complex
have given our Council much take osteopathic treatment as an that they did record their ideas from which have been isolated:
good advice and encouragement. experiment. in osteopathic texts before these Vitamin B1 or thiamin; Vitamin
1940 passes but 1941 invites us Manipulative treatment was same principles were approved by G (G2) or riboflavin; Nicotinic
to continue and to improve. To applied to the feet to bring back those outside our profession. acid; Vitamin B6 or pyridoxine
do so we must have the complete the tone to muscles and sponge It is restful and refreshing to hydrochloride or (H) B3, B4, B5,
cooperation of our membership in rubber pads were inserted in the pick up one of these osteopathic whose characters have not been
all things. Letters must be an- shoes to readjust the weight texts and to spend an evening clearly defined; Filtrate factor,
swered more promptly. Requests bearing. Special attention was with it. You will not agree with or pantothenic acid.
for information and other items (Continued on Page Four) every statement of the author 1. Vitamin C or ascorbic acid
must be filled on time. Our stan- and perhaps he did not intend formerly known as cevitamic
dards must meet or exceed those that you should. A major idea acid.
of other professional organiza- EDITORS NOTE in the publication of any text is 3. Vitamin P or citroin in lem-
tions or our weaknesses will de- to incite his reader to think. on juice not yet isolated.
stroy us. Due to the Extra Christmas
feature of the Log Book, the 4. Vitamin M which may be
ALUMNI-The business of With another year just ahead part of the B complex and may
omission of the fraternity news it seems to me that we should
maintaining your chapter of your was necessitated. From each of be preventive for bacillary dysen-
organization in your college is up plan to an hour a day reviewing tery.
the fraternities and sorority and our own science. Our Journal
to you. You must make a greater we extend a very Merry Christ- 5. Choline which may possibly
effort to secure pledges for each of the A. O. A. contains the finest act in an auxiliary capacity with
mas to each one of the organiza- selection of current osteopathic
of our fraternities and sororities. tions and to their alumni. other vitamins.
J. Paul Leonard, President literature that if offered to the 6. Grass juice factor concerning
Detroit, Mich. profession. We have other pub- which little is known.
H. V. Halladay, Exc. Secy. ATLAS CLUB lications that belong on the must
list. We should go back over
7. Vitamins L1 and L2, which
a'i Las Cruces, N. Mex. may possibly exist in the B com-
@)ira the books on our own shelves and
open them. If you stop and med-
plex. Evidence points to its exist-
ence in brewers yeast.
Marriages -.An itate a moment you will certainly
realize that osteopathy has really
There is increasing evidence of
the existence of vitamins other
Taylor-McKeeman *KA advanced at rapid strides since its
initiation of colleges less than
than those mentioned above.
Until recent times the units has
Paul Taylor of the junior class, fifty years ago.
was married to Miss Nadine Mc- been determined by physiological
Keeman on November 16. The Every active osteopathic phy- methods and is based on mini-
sician has contributed to the suc- mum daily amounts necessary for
wedding took place at Bondurant,
Iowa in the Bondurant Commun-
A1ar cess of our science but only a few recovery from a deficiency of the
ity Church. The brides brother have been bold enough to commit vitamin in the diet. As methods
officiated. themselves in writing. (Continued on Page Four)
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the pelvic bones associated with ate and pass to the- skin, muscle,
Pursuit for a Reason
The Log Book sacrococcygeal lesion. These le-
sions must be normalized. Dys-
chezia may be due to loss of the (Continued From Last Issue)
and digestive tube.
Impulses may pass through the
neuropile to several different
The Official Publication of perineal body during labor. (Not Lengthening of the nerve cell
DES MOINES STILL COLLEGE pathways and may spread pro-
included in organic causes in produces polarity or the conduc- gresively from segment to seg-
OF OSTEOPATHY previous article). An important tion of an impulse in one direc- ment by associational fibers. The
Editor ................ Arthur D. Becker causative factor is lack of regu- tion. As the body increased in impulses pass the neuropile
larity in going to stool. All vital size and complexity the cells lost through fairly well restricted
Co-editor ..... 0.............R.
. Drews functions tend to be cyclic and contact relationship and the as- pathways and do not tend, unless
one should cooperate. Routine is sociation became one of synapse. synaptic resistance is lowered by
Osteopathy Without Limitation of greatest possible helpfulness. The rapid diffusion of the impulse strychnine, etc., to spread to
Here is a suggested good rou- was lost as the evolutionary plane other reflex pathways.
tine. On arising, wash teeth, developed higher than the net-
Osteopathic Therapeutics slowly drink two glasses of cool work structure of nerve tissue in The primary sensory cells and
ganglia are situated, as in the
water, do some bending exercises, the coelenterate; but a more
REGION BELOW THE specific transmission of impulses vertebrate, outside of the grey
bathe, dress, eat breakfast and go matter of the central nervous
DIAPHRAM immediately to stool every day that was directional was gained
by the elongation and the rate of system. The vertebrate has
for 365 days each year. In these much in common with the earth-
(Number 23 in Series) cases of dyschezia lit is conduction was also increased
greatly. The newly-gained syn- worm as well as the coelenterate.
Chronic Constipation necessary and wise to dilate the
(Continued) anal sphincter usually found apse serves us as a spark gap or One of the first vertebrates,
spastic and contractured. It may gateway that is directional and the Amphioxus, has a dorsally-
In considering treatment for governs the polarity of conduc- placed neural tube with segment-
habitual constipation due to func- be done by gradual digital dila-
tion and commonly requires six tion in nerve cells. al nerves. At the anterior or
tional causes (approximately 85 Strychnine does not influence cephalic end the ganglionic en-
per cent of cases) it would first to twelve treatments with three-
day intervals between treatments. the function of the coelenterate largement is situated that in the
be necessary to determine whe- for they have no synapses in the higher vertebrates becomes the
ther the case is one of true con- Sacrococcygeal lesions may be
corrected during these treat- nerve network. The Echinoderms brain. That ganglionic enlarge-
stipation or if it is a case of have both nerve net and synaptic ment in the amphioxus is quite
dyschezia. True constipation of ments. Associated hemorrhoids,
fissures; and inflamed crypts if relations also, and are conse- unpronounced because he had de-
the functional type is usually due quently somewhat affected by veloped little use for a brain, as
to osteopathic lesions of the lower present should receive attention
as may be indicated. substances that lower the thres- yet being parasitic and nonpelag-
dorsal and upper lumbar spine, to hold of resistance at the synap- ic. The amphioxus differs from
lack of proper food intake, to I have had numbers of cases of ses. The Crustacea and Mol-
dyschezia of ten to twenty years' the earthworm in that the gang-
lack of fluids, to insufficient exer- luscs have a greater proponder- lionated cord and tube is dorsally
cise, or to loss of tone in the standing entirely relieved by os-
ance of synapses in the nervous pla-ced instead of anterior to the
abdominal muscles. teopathic treatment and dilation system and are markedly affected
of contractured sphincter ani. It pharynx and digestive tube. Me-
The treatment more or less by strychnine which lowers syn- tamerism is present in the worm
suggests itself. Correction of is my considered judgment that
aptic resistance and facilitates and all vertebrata, including the
spinal lesions is of primary im- more han half of all cases of so- response to any stimulation of human, exemplified by one me-
portance. Postural stresses which called constitpation is of this exogenous or endogenous origin. tarnmere and two nerves, one pass-
may factor these lesions must be type. Many of these people use In mammals under the influ-
physics and laxatives. Why up- ing to the dermatome, to myo-
discovered and corrected. Lesions ence of Strychnine the reflex re- tome; and to the viscera via veg-
of the lower ribs may be also set twenty-five feet of bowels in
spone to any stimulation is vio- etative fibers.
present and are important. These a vain attempt to correct a fault lent and many times fatal. In
lower ribs if in lesion, are usually in the last one inch of the tract? We might continue almost in-
all higher forms of nervous sys-
found depressed and held down I would not go so far as to say definitely to demonstrate the al-
trem development, the system re-
by contractures of the quadratus that a physic is never indicated, sponds to stimuli of endogenous teration due to evolutionary
lumborum muscles. but they frequently leave condi- changes in protoplasm, but in this
as well as of exogenous origin
Food should contain a liberal tions worse than they were prev- and consequently affects internal cursory scanning we can deter-
amount of roughage. Vegetables iously. mine that the nervous system and
or visceral, as well as external or
with fibre such as cabbage, cel- Enemata of various sorts may somatic adjustment. vegetative portion of the nervous
ery, lettuce, etc., furnish soft be used as a temporary expedi- The sponge contains no nerve system of man certainly repre-
roughage, while bran, whole ent, but remember that the bowel net or receptors. The oscula sents change and adaptation, and
wheat, figs, etc., furnish sharp was intended to work without open and close upon stimulation a greater degree of independence
roughage. Cases, with a spastic such a crutch. If an enema is of an effector that acts by direct from the environment. Our two
colon should use no sharp rough- used it should be non-irritating stimulation. nervous systems are the present
age. Reasonable bulk is necessary and may be prescribed either as a The earthworm represents a and product of an inexorable and
for normal bowel activity. The cleansing enema or an evacuat- greater degree of development, a long continued process of evolu-
use of condiments should be very ing enema. more flexible existence that is tion that began with the purely
conservative. What about mineral oil? It is less dependent on the immediate chemical aspect of the ameba and
The normal well adult should relatively harmless and is of help environment and the nervous the paramoecia, and thence to the
have five full tumblers of water in cases of true constipation system is characterized by seg- sensory mechanism of the sea-
each day besides the fluids taken during the time required for in- mentation and centralization. anemone and the purely motor
with meals. Many people do not stitution of corrective treatment. There is a pair of centrally and mechanism of the sponge, then to
drink more than that much a Agar agar may be added for bulk cephalically-placed ganglia that the Earthworm, to the Amphioxus
week. Constipated individuals if desired. are situated posteriorly to the and the progressively complex
should have twice as much, or buccal cavity and a row of neu- forms of vertebrate life.
Where the cause of either true
more. trally-placed ganglia bound to- It is upon this basis that we
constipation or dyschezia is or-
Exercise to build tone in ab- gether by a nerve cord. will visualize the embryological
ganic, treatment should be direct-
dominal muscles is important. There is one ganglionic seg- derivation and distribution of the
ed according to conditions pres-
Setting up exercises, vigorous ent. Surgery may be indicated. ment in the earthworm for each vegetative portion of the verte-
walking, bowling, golf, horseback body segment. From each gang- brate nervous system.
Where the perineal body has been
riding, are all good methods. The destroyed with the possible for- lion three pairs of nerves eman- B. E. L., D. 0.
abdominal muscles may be atonic mation of a rectocele in associa-
due to spinal lesions and these tion, it is to be restored by peri- THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
lesions may be higher in the spine neorrhaphy.
(6th to 12th dorsal). A. D. B., D. 0. "This learned I from the shadow of a tree,
Dyschezia, it will be remem- That to and fro did sway against a wall,
bered, is inability to evacuate or
to adequately evacuate the fecal in 1540, during the reign of Our shadow selves, our influence, may fall
mass present in the rectum and Henry VIII, a law was passed Where we ourselves can never be."
pelvic colon. It is not a true in England allowing "barbers
constipation, although usually re- and surgeons" the bodies of -Anna E. Hamilton.
ferred to as constipation. It is tour executed criminals a year Bruce S. Wright.

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given to the circulation thru the (Continued from Page Two)
conference, according to advice
Legislative Committee recently received from Dr. H. Popliteal space breaking up ad- for identification have improved
and methods for synthetic manu-
Willard Brown, Chairman of the hesions found there and re:stor-
The Legislative Committee met facture have developed, the unit
Committee on Veterans Affairs of ing much of the motion to the has become a weight unit such as
in Des Moines on Sunday, No- the American Osteopathic Associ-
vember 24. The entire day was knee. The circulation was fol- the milligram (vitamins B1 and
ation. C); and- the microgram (gamma)
devoted to a consideration of the lowed up the thigh thru the Ad-
Dr. H. D. Wright, Chairman of which is one millionth of a gram
many problems which will face the Veterans Committee of this ductor canal and into the Fe-
the profession during the coming (vitamin A).
Society, is now engaged in at- moral Triangle where the tissue The study of vitamin malnutri-
session of the legislature and spe- tempting to create favorable sup-
cific plans were adopted pertain- was stretched and lifted beneath tion is rapidly assuming the sta-
port of the resolution on the part the Inguinal ligament. Lesionis tus of vitamin therapy. Massive
ing thereto. of the Iowa members of the na- in the Lumbar and lower Thor- dosage of vitamin D is employed
Dr. S. H. Klein, Chairman of tional Rehabilitation Committee. acic regions were corrected and for treatment of certain arthri-
the Committee, is now busily en- musculature adjacent thoroly re- tic conditions, vitamin K is ad-
gaged in carrying out the instruc- laxed. This patient was treated ministered as an antihemorrhagic
tions and plans of the committee. Applications for Membership
three times a week for two in preoperative, postoperative,
Much important work must be Earnest E. Light, Ellsworth. months and showed such re- and obstructive jaundice cases
done before the legislature con- H. L. Cloyed, Blakesburg. markable improvement that the where a predisposition to hemor-
venes. - Marion R. Hunt, Greene. treatments were cut to one a rhage exists; vitamins A and C
The following are members of Dwight S. James, week. In six months time the find their uses in eye and mouth
the Legislative Committee: Dr. S. Sec.-Treas. case had cleared so that it was treatments and general skin con-
H. Klein, Chairman; Dr. N. A. dismissed as cured and the pa- ditions; vitamin BI may be pre-
Cunningham, Secretary; Dr. J. P. tient believed that a miracle had scribed as an appetite stimulant,
Schwartz, Dr. D. E. Hannan and been performed on him.
Dr. R. P. Westfall. Student Council This case was certainly one in
treatment for nervous disorders,
and metabolic disorders.
Industrial and Institutional which the formation of scar tis- The vitamins possess the re-
Service With the election of new of- sue in the Popliteal space and in markable property of being rela-
Dr. Paul 0. French, Chairman ficers for the year, the Student the Femoral Triangle was the tively non-toxic and may be self-
of the Industrial and Institution- Council has shown a genuine in- major damming influence on the administered with little danger of
al Service Committee, has just terest in constructive activities return blood. His occupation of overdosage. Their value as food
successfully handled another com- in and for the college. At the twenty years ago as a profession- accessories is unquestioned as
pensation claim for a member of meeting of November 14th Presi- al ball player had resulted in shown by the fact that some of
the Society. The member has dent Tom Hewetson appointed a numerous injuries to his knees them are being added to manu-
been paid "in full" as per his or- committee of three, Gehman, and other joints of the lower factured foods such as corn flakes,
iginal statement for services ren- Johnston, and Adams, to meet extremities. Properly applied bread and milk products. Vitamin
dered. with Dr. Becker in the interest osteopathic manipulative treat- deficiency in our foods is being
Members of the Society need VI,tfha
of Prirqvo
CtrOOu-ll Jly
pu ,- CAll3b.
n tn
mIe11nt -lfill 1
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1"r %IlA
IUdDrU'Ls adjusted for our benefit in mod-
not be imposed upon by insurance It was felt by the Council that masses and will insure a freer ern manufacturing methods.
companies writing compensation the general assemblies are of return of the blood. This case
policies. Where claims are de- great importance and the Council encouraged the student so that
nied in full, or in part, please is ambitious that the programs he took on two other cases not Dr. Becker's Minnesota
shall be both entertaining and in-
notify the Society without delay
and all possible assistance will be structive. Plans are underway
as seriouis and with excellent re-
sullt.s nn nf thPc! eascs Ih;aqrl --- 1 Trin
for a special Christmas program (Continued from Page One)
rendered to you. been operated upon by a nation-
Board of Trustees
on the last day of school pre- ally known specialist and the op- want at this time to acknowledge
ceding the holiday vacation. eration a complete failure. In with thanks the many courtesies
The Board of Trustees of the each of these cases the circula- of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Clark of
A committee of three, Johnson,
State Society met in Des Moines, tion was restored, the soreness Northfield and Dr anand Mrs. Karl
Waterbury and Woods, has also
Sunday, December 8, 1940. The been appointed to consider ways and pain disappeared and the ex- Burch of St. Peter.
following members were present: and means of improving the tremities became comfortable for It was a further privilege to
Dr. Holcomb Jordan, Dr. S. H. parking facilities for students who the first time in many years. meet with the Minneapolis Os-
Klein, Dr. Mary Golden, Dr.
Beryl Elliott, Dr. W. S. Edmund,
drive cars. It has been decided This student has graduated. teopathic Clinic on Wednesday
to thoroughly clear the parking evening where I had the privilege
Dr. H. D. Wright, Dr. J. J. Hen- He is now serving an internship
lot available and to mark out of talking to a fine group, with
derson, Dr. R. B. Gilmour and in a hospital where, he reports,
parking spaces so that the great- visitors from St. Paul and other
Dwight S. James. he is having an opportunity to
est possible amount of utility may nearby points. This occasion was
show what osteopathy can do.
All problems now confronting be secured. This is a fine activ- rendered even more happy due
the profession were considered ity and with the cooperation of to the fact that the Minneapolis
and appropriate action taken, in- students who drive cars will re- Osteopathic Clinic was honoring
cluding official approval of the sult in increased convenience for the 90th birthday which occurred
plans of the legislative committee each. on November 25th of one of its
and the work which it is under- I
-Adams, Sec.-Treas. valued members-Dr. Dwight J.
taking. Kenney. It was indeed an in-
spiration to have the joy again
Radio Committee of associating with Dr. Kenney
Rock Island and Davenport os- Births i
who is in active practice in his
teopathic physicians are now I 91st year. It was most gratify-
making arrangements for public An eight pound boy, Robert i ing to find that he was mentally

service broadcasts over radio sta- Badger, Jr., was born to Dr. and as keen and alert as many men
tion WHBF, at Rock Island. Mrs. R. J. H. Badger of Monte- 40 years his junior. While some-
Dr. George C. Boston is hand- zuma, Iowa on October 10, 1940. DR. SIMMONS IN WITH what bowed with the years, he
ling this work for the Davenport A daughter, Sarah Cathrine, DR. WRIGHT is remarkably well and capable
osteopathic physicians, under the was born to Dr. and Mrs. Chas. physically. He was showered
direction of Dr. 0. Edwin Owen, U. Gnau of Fort Myers, Florida Dr. Wilson H. Simmons, former with a number of gifts and pre-
Chairman of the Public Service on November 5, 1940. student of the Des Moines Still sented with a large, beautiful
Radio Committee of the Society. College of Osteopathy, is now as- birthday cake with 90 burning
A baby daughter, Kathrine
sociated with Dr. Russel M. candles. It was an occasion not
Veterans Committee Louise, was born to Dr. and Mrs.
Paul Maloney, November 10, 1940, Wright in the Sin-O-Vac Clinic soon to be forgotten. The un-
The annual Rehabilitation Con- and the Highland Park Osteo- animous wish of all present was
ference of the American Legion Des Moines, Iowa.
pathic Clinic, in Highland Park, that Dr. Kenney would see many
will be held in Washington, D. C., Michigan. happy returns of the day. The
the latter part of January. The Great minds have purposes- Following Graduation from the Minneapolis Society is justly
resolution urging that the Vet- others have wishes. Little minds Des Moines Still College of Os- proud of the honor of having as
eran's ....Administration
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able the benefits of osteopathic fortunes - great minds rise internship in the Fenner Hospital, active osteopathic physician.
therapy will be considered at that above them. at North Platte, Nebraska. A. D. B., D. 0.
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