1950 Bert Powell Health Dept personnel

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1950 Bert Powell Health Dept personnel - Pog 8 2Q,. The Abll«nt, T*xp*, fteporter-Ntw...
Pog 8 2Q,. The Abll«nt, T*xp*, fteporter-Ntw Monday Evening, Jonuary 1, 1991 City-County Health Unit Kept .Watch on Food, Mosquitos, TB It's been a busy sear (or the Abilene-- ' Taylor County Heallh Unit. A; The unjf has engaged in mosqul- (o and i-Mcnt control, held clinics, "cooperated In ». state sponsored tuberculosis lest, Inspected numer- - eus eating places, markets, gro- ' ' ' ccrtos, ''aiid\ made water samples. analyses of By HAMILTON W R I G H T (meal" was being sold. No evidence ' · was found. The survey covered 108 establishments. Two drug and food Inspectors, who came to Abilene, found no vestige of such sales, the d e p a r t m e n t said, In April, booster 'Shots were administered as follows: 3J3 for dip- Iberia, 231 tor whooping cough, 'SB for typhoid fever, .and 63 re-vaccl- lations were made In county schools, . A milk survey was conducted. Forty-five dairy form Inspections made and 36 corrections obtained; 125 promo!.lpns_and 35 consultation visits were made anil 17 lectures given. In June, 103 corrections of reported nuiscances were made. Mo- sdiiilo breeding places were eliminated and eight buildings treated for rat nndorodenl conttol. The city fogging m a c h i n e , was in operallim In June. It eliminated most breeding places In the city, am! the i-ity dump grounds were sprayed regularly. The department noted liiat the sprayer was metre In January It gave radio shows: the basis of the program was "Healthy Living In Our County," It furnished 24 medical e x a m i n a - tions I n - J a n u a r y - for mothers through the maternity service. Miss fmogcne Smith, stale consultant for crippled children, helped in the follow-up care tor patients Irom hospital and doctors' offices. In February, I m m u n i z a t i o n clinics were completed, at one rural and six urban schools. Clinics were held st Trent, Mcrkel, Wylie. SI, Francis, Elmdalc and the remainder of the Abilene schools not previously handled, During March, 30.food h a n d l e r s were X-rayed. City school children continued visual and h e a r i n g tests. Two patients were admitted io Ilic cimcer control service. Fifty complaints and 43 corrections achieved lor securing \ approved type garbage containers! Sixty-one water samples collected tor analyses. A complete coverage of oil markets was made during this period to determine whether "horse Larry Wells, senior sanitarian; Miss Hester. We«t, senior public health nurse;'Mr. Stelli Oilllland, junior public health nurie; Mrs L. Wells, Mrs. Ruth Brock, both public school-nurses; Bert Powell laboratory djrector; .Clara Corn- Ing, laboratory technician; Vlrgl Morris and J, F. Maxey, s»nl t a r l a n s ; Otto Howard and Barton, dairy sanitarians; Mr Slralton, pound keeper; Miss Billle Lamb, secretary; Ellen Cochran clerk-receptionist. ctficicmly economically oper- Europeans Of Uncertainty BUY NOW alccl this year t h a n in 1940. In A u g u s t , four cases uf poliomyelitis were noted, five swimming pools, as a result; were inspected The d e p a r t m e n t sprayed 27,500 premises with BHC following heavy rains. . "Other high lights were 17 infants and 25 school children admit- ;cd to nurse service. In September, we had to maxe blood tests on all who worked at the West Texas Fair Grounds ditr ing Ibe exposition," Kllen Cochran. receptionist, said. Five hundred diagnostic observations were made, for VD control. Increase was due to hlger employment at IHe fair. X-rays were given b;- "·- C1 "'" Health Department In wide TU drive. The department cooperated. It showed 15,0(!2 X- raycd. wit hhesnlls of 314 11-2; eishtli-lcnilis percent showed pathologic; 1.3 percent showed suspicious evidence of tuberculosis, and 1.4 percent d e f i n i t e evidence of minimum, moderate or advanced TB. Cardiac pathology was shown in ·15 cases. Dr. James H. Kreimeyer came as Director of the Unit May 5 this year, surceedlng Dr. 1 M. Cowgill, who wenl to Wisconsin. The personnel of the unit Is com. prised o f : Director Kreimeyer; LONDON, Jan. 1. Ifl-Eurqpe forgot Its anxieties for t time In a Hood of champagne, merriment and traditional riles ushering In a new year of uncertainty and-peril -- but a n y w a y a new Champagne corks popped'stead- ily In Paris West Berlin's uninhibited nightclubs whopped it up. Carp were ceremoniously eaten In Germ a n y and Czechoslovakia. Fireworks glittered across the the Slate the slate continent where many; living Ihe year round In a sense of peril, off restraint Io do some Justice (o New Year's Eve. But there was an underlying sober note, reflected in statements many political leaders who picked this t i m e to voice hopes and for the coming year.' In London, West End Streets thronged with noisy merrymakers h a i l i n g the advent of '51. The slatue of Kros on I'icadilly Circus was carefully boarded up, to prevent d r u n k s from climbing SCOTSMEN C E L E B R Scotsmen had something special to be gay aboul -- Ihe "liberation" of the Stone of Scone, which had served In coronation rites of Scottish kings before Edward I pilfered the sandslone relic in the 13th lury and carried it off to England West Germans heard their new n a t i o n a l anthem for the --a work supposedly replacing the familiar "Dcutschlanti Ucber Alles," discredited by its excessive nationalism. Austria's New Year's Eve, usually

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  1. Abilene Reporter-News,
  2. 01 Jan 1950, Sun,
  3. Page 43

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