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II' Miriam Peck Davis-Monthan WAC Sergeant Indiana Woman One Of First To Hold Job Of Instructor Instructs At Airbase Hospital Active in the convalescent training program at the Davis-Monthan field AAF regional hospital Is Sgt, Miriam Peck, WAC technical instructor at the airbase, one .of the first members of the women's army corps to hold the job of technical instructor. Sgt. Peck, who Is a native of Greencastle, Ind., works with patients who cannot leave the wards at the hospital, giving them orientation lectures, showing films, leading discussion groups, all a part of the convalescent training program. While stationed at Kearny Army airbase, Kearny, Neb., Sgt, Peck was chosen as the first WAC from the second air force to attend the educational reconditioning course at the Anny school for personnel services at Washington and Lee university, Lexington, Va. After completing the course, she was assigned to Davls-Monthan field AAF regional hospital. Sgt. Peck's other duties entail the organizing of quiz programs, advising the patients on educational problems,' furnishing them information on the armed forces institute and even'giving specialized physical training to bed patients in the'WAG ward. A graduate of De-Pauw university, Greencastle,' in 1938, Sgt. Peck taught In the public schools in Greencastle before joining the WAC In June, 1943. She is the daughter of Mrs. Kenneth Peck, d03 Hanna street, Greencastle. Sgt. Miriam Peck, left, WAC technical instructor at the Davis-Monthan field AAF regional hospital, gives a talk on China to hospital patients, left to right, Sgt. Herbert F. Harbors, Jersey City, N. J., Pvt Billy Jerman, El Reno, Okla., and Corp. Dene Victor, Detroit, Mich. The map at the left of Sgt. Peck is mounted on wheels and may be moved from ward to .ward. (Official Army air forces photo.) 83% B u r n i n g Not F a t a l To S e r v i c e m a n Rihelin Named State Head Of Vets' Group PRESCOTT, July 2. (/?}--Veterans of foreign wars at their annual encampment which ended Saturday adopted a resolution calling for submission of an Initiative measure to amend the Arizona con- Sailor Back On Duty Again In Tropics After Treatment re- stitution to veterans of the present war the same tax exemption as other war veterans. W. D. Ribelin, Tucson, was elected Arizona department commander, and Tucson was chosen as the 19-16 convention city. Other officers: John H. Barry, Phoenix, senior vice-commander; Edward W. Schrader, Douglas, junior vice-commander; Samuel H. Duddlng, Phoenix, quartermaster; Ralph Barry; Phoenix, judge advocate; Dr. F. PI. Cartmell, Ashfork, surgeon; Rolla M. Hensley, Winslow, chaplain. Corecna Ward of Tucson was installed as head of the auxiliary. Phoenician Dies In Auto Crash Saturday PHOENIX, July 2. (/P)--Homer F. Ledford, 53, of route 9, Phoenix, was killed Saturday night by an automobile at a Phoenix intersection. Almon E. Cain, 2.1, Mesa, an aviation .cadet, was the driver, the state highway patrol said. An 'inquest was scheduled today. By FRANK CAREY WASHINGTON, July 2. ( How a sailor survived and turned to duty after the burning of S3 per cent of the surface o! his body--one of the largest nonfatal burns on record--lias been reported by .the Navy. Citing the case as an example of the extensive burnings the human body now can sustain because of such war-developed irea-t tnents as plasma for shock and penicillin "for combatting Infection, Lt. Cmclr. John R. Johnson of the Navy medical corps gave .details In the naval medical bulletin. The 19-year-old, unnamed sailor was 'burned 'almost entirely from head to foot in a gasoline explosion somowhere in the tropics. * Few Parts Escaped The only parts of his body that escaped were that part of Lho head covered by thick hair; the feet and ankles which were covered with field shoes; the lower abdomen and upper thighs which were clothed in abbreviated shorts. Even the delicate membranes beneath the eyelids were burned, and so were the membranes of nose and throat. The patient was under treatment for 02 days and during that time he developed such complications as shock, anemia, clotting in various blood vessels, and blood poisoning. His legs and arms were bandaged, but because bandaging of the body is poorly tolerated in the heat of the tropics, his trunk was sprayed with a vaseline-paraf- fin mixture, and his face was coated thickly with sulfathiazolc ointment. He was given morphine, plasma, transfusions o f , whole blood, received penicillin 'every three hours for 17 days--a total of 1,700,000 units, About a m o n t h after he was injured, skin grafts were placed on two of the worst-burned areas. The skin for the grafts was taken from previously burned areas which had healed. After two months in a hospital he was sent Lo a rear area for a ' Truman Put High In Poll By Gallup Survey Shows That 87 Per Cent Of People Give Approval TJy GKOTtGE GALLUP Director, American Institute Of Public Opinion PRINCETON, N. J., Ju]y 2. --After only a little more than two months in office, President Harry t S, Truman has achieved a popular regard that compares favorably with that of Franklin D, Roosevelt at it:', highest recorded point in wartime, A coast-to-coast, check-up, in which 215 Interviewers qiuistioned voters in farm areas, towns and cities, shows that nearly nine out of every ten Americans,approve of Jie way Mr. Truman is handling lis job, and that he has the. approval of as jnany Republican voters as Democrats. Every president of course enjoys "honeymoon" period of high opularity after taking office, the ength of. the period varying with lis actions and with events, Al- hough Mr. Truman will be a ncw- omer at the meeting of the Big "hreo next month, there can be o question t h a t he will take with im the solid support and confi- enc'e of his fellow countrymen, as shown by the following: "Do you approve or disapprove Ml. Lemmon Lodge Available To Vacationists Transportation Furnished T A Limited Number of the way Truman Is handling'thc job as president?" Approve 87% Disapprove 3 No opinion 10 This compares with an approval vote of S4. per cent for the late President Roosevelt in a poll on a similar question in January, 1942, shortly after the Pearl Harbor attack had rallied the country behind the administration. This was the highest recorded point in Mr. Roosevelt's popularity since, -the poll began operating in 19M. Typical , of the sentiments oo Mr. Truman are the following taken at random from hundreds of: comments gathered by the poll interviewers: "Truman is fair-minded . . . A hard worker . . . He's a realist who looks at things squarely and seeks of the country, with comparatively little difference between areas. The highest percentage of approval-92 per cent--came from the West Because of strict adherence to [ Monday, July 2, !94b party lines during election cam- ~ : ~ paigns, today's results are no index of the vote that Mr. Truman would poll If a presidential election were held at this time. The. figures reflect general attitudes without reference to partisan considerations. The reactions of Republican voters at present compare with Democratic attitudes as follows: Demo- Repub- crats licans Approve SS% S9% Disapprove 2 3 No Opinion 10 8 While President Roosevelt enjoyed almost universal support for TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN Page 3 Central section, which includes Mr. Truman's home state of Missouri. He is the first native son of Missouri to occupy the presidency. good advice He got new blood into the' cabinet .-. . He's better at handling people than Roosevelt; gets more cooperation . . . He's level-headed . . . No crack-pot ideas . . . Our new president has a Missouri hard head . . . He acts instead of talks . . . He's conscientious--slays in his office and saws wood." his foreign policy, there were al ways sharp differences of opinion among voters on the Roosevelt domestic policies. In Mr. Truman's case, however, no such difference' in popularity between foreign and domestic policy has apparently arisen as yet. it is clear from the survey figures that the new president has thus far not taken any stand which has dissatisfied any l«jrgc group of voters. The favorable opinion on Mr. Truman was found In all sections SPECIALS ON PERMANENTS: REG. 15.00 ..Special 12.50 REG. 12.50.. Special 10.00 · HAIR TINTING · DERMET1CS DE LUXE BEAUTY SHOPPE 21G E. Congress 'Where Smart Women 1 Go" CORA M. POLLARD Phone 214 for Appointments month and then returned to duty The Bureau of Supplies and Accounts of the U. S. Navy handles 700,000 separate items. Kooi/Ud Drinks/ ' A N T I Q U E S I TRIFLES AND : ELEGANCIES. Our Canterbury Shop fea- : tures Tucson's finest collec- i tion of European porcelaines '· and bric-a-brac. Your inspec- '" Kon is i l o our mutual pleasure, 3? / **** / $/ J /3//~. 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