THStar 5-21-1966_2

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THStar 5-21-1966_2 - 4-Lane Seals. Before coming to the news...
4-Lane Seals. Before coming to the news conference from ISU, Bayh stopped at Union Hospital where he made a blood con- Blood Program of which he is member. Friday night he spoke at the Bloomfield High School commencement and has several other weekend speaking engagements set up before returning to Washington Monday. TB Society Continued From Page 1 was given to Mrs. Ruth Buck, community service chairman of ECrietenstein American Legion Auxiliary. Keifer cited the members of the auxiliary who have for 20 years taken care of the mailing of the Christmas preceded the organization, however, said Keifer. They were first sold in Terre Haute by the Red Cross in 1907 and the money used to establish a camp for tuberculosis patients. He said the camp, known as "Twin Hills," was completed in 1911 and consisted of eight cot- eages which accommodated U patients who were cared for by ... , .. f* ., MBM^MfcO VVUW TTV-IC 1,411 ^U J.U1 WJ tnbution to the Community Nurse Maude Wehr. The camp A double-barred cross pin, the symbol of the fight against tuberculosis, was presented to Miss Henrietta Hahn, Prairieton Township director, who has completed 25 years with the society. Pins were also given by Keifer to Mrs. A.N. Levin, board secretary and a board member for 31 years, and Sterling Pittman, a member for 25 years. + + + Keifer noted 1966 is the 50th birth anniversary of the in corporation of the Society whic was first called "The Organiza lion for Study and Prevention o Tuberculosis." The Christmas Seal campaigi was the only one hi Indiana sup ported by Christmas Seals. Keifer went on to say the 1965 Christmas Seal sale was the most successful in local history, raising $23,629.50. Speaker for the afternoon was William C. Wilson, executive director of the Indiana Tuberculosis Association, who talked on the subject, "The Tomorrow Show." He pointed out the necessity of having a plan of action and the cooperation of all agencies hi the fight against tuberculosis. He said the planning within the organization itself, with health departments and medical agents are all equally important. He outlined a three-point plan to eradicate the dread disease: 1) a lifetime follow-up on past active cases; 2) a complete program of testing, and 3) com plete record keeping of all cases handled. Wilson said three-fourths of FOODS all new cases are contracted from those who have previously had the disease thus emphasizing the importance of keeping in contact with former cases. Those at the head table in addition to Keifer and Wilson were Dr. John M. Sullivan, city board of health; Robert M. Boyer, chairman of the Christmas Bond sales; George C. Carroll, honorary board mem her; Dinkel and Mrs. Levin. Other officers re-elected were Dinkel, vice president; Mrs. A. N. Levin, secretary, and William R. McKeen, treasurer. Board members re-elected for three year terms were Jack Bindley, Millard Breinig, William R. McKeen, Charles Pierson, Dr. L.A. Malone, Sterling Pittman and the president of Gamma Gamma Chapter of the Tri Kappa sorority. Dinkel, Fred O'Rear and John Callahan served on the nominating committee. Flowers were provided by Mrs. Levin, an an- lual gift. was ton.

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  1. The Terre Haute Star,
  2. 21 May 1966, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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