Discussing state organization and focus on rural areas
HERALD-POST BIRTH CONTROL PROMOTED IN RURAUECTION Widening of Service Outlined At Texas Meeting, Local Group Is Told head of Westbrook a t e af er AFL m a "modest' for protection who entered furniture by dancing men, up all intruders. and The eight birth control clinics of Texas will concentrate, on establishment establishment of clinics in. rural sections during the next year, Mmes. Charles A. Goetting, director, and Ben R. Howell, chairman of the local board, told their members today. Mmes. Goetting and Howell reported reported on the meeting of the Birth Control League of Texas in Fort Worth, which they attended. Concentration on rural work will not lessen the activities in the cities, cities, they said. They were impressed with the progress of the clinics toward the ultimate goal: to'place birth control clinics under public riealth. North and South. Carolina have this setup. Dr. J. Shirley Sweeney of Dallas told the conference that the reason North Carolina put birth control into its State Department of Health was because it had one of the highest birth rates and the highest infant death, rates in the country. Mrs. Howell said. Then Dr. Sweeney told the group that Texas' rate is higher than North Carolina. "Dr. Sweeney told us that there need be no concern for the declining declining birth rate." Mrs. How ell told the El Paso board. "He emphasized emphasized that birth rates do not moan much for always with a high birth rate there is a high death rate." The El Paso women received praise for the progress of the El Paso clinics. The days Jf 5 p. of of select.