Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on October 1, 1968 · Page 5
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 5

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Tuesday, October 1, 1968
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1968 THE REdtSf ER-NEWS —• MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS o-A Helps Patients Breathe Easier Good Sam's Inhalation Therapy Dept. Busiest In South Illinois *' * * Gasping pitifully for every breath a beautiful dirk haired girl is wheeled up to Inhalation Therapy for an I.P.P.E. treatment to relive her severe asthmatic attack. Within minutes, the wheezing is diminished and the girl smiles at 'he technician since she car. now breathe more easily. I.P.P.B. means 1 ntermittenl positive pressure breathing.) This is but one of the many patients with a, variety of respiratory conditions that obtair. relief from inhalation therapy at Mt. Vernon's Good Samaritan Hospital. The demand for inhalation therapy service is great, because Us therapeutic and diagnostic procedures apply t o young patients as well a^ to old, to acutely ik a:-: well as to chronically ill, io ambulatory outpatients as well as to bedfast impatier.ts, and in fact, to patients in every department of the hospital. Behind closei doors of what used to be two patient rooms, is now a treatment and office for inhalation therapy. "If we are to meet the growing demands of inhalation therapy services, we must expand our facilities so as to be able to give the good people of Mt. Vernon the best," said Sister Joanne, Hospital Administrator. "We hope to provide more comprehensive pulmonary function testing, besides being able to accommodate eight patients at one time in the treatment area. "Good Samaritan has one of the finest inhalation therapy departments in southern Illinois. We must expand if we are to continue giving qual-.ty service to our patients." DR. ALAN W. ANDERSON, medical director of inhalation therapy at Good Samaritan Hospital, observes the mist produced by the new Ultrasonic Nebulizer that Mrs. Dorothy Jones, inhalation therapy technician is regulating. The Ultrasonic Nebulizer uses high frequency sound wave principles to produce a larger volume of superior, extremely dense mist, with uniformity of droplets, useful in a variety of respiratory conditions such as asthma, emphysema, pneumonia, upper respiratory condition, croup, cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis and in postoperative treatment. Quick Quiz Q — What is the meaning of "henotheism" ? A — This was the ancient belief that there is one Supreme Being, but that there may be other subsidiary gods. It allowed for belief in tribal or family deities, subject to the Supreme Being. * * * Q — What has become of the Labrador duck, once common near Long Island? A — This handsome bird has become totally extinct, for reasons largely unknown. * * * Q — Who was the first Negro to play with a major league baseball team? A — Jackie Robinson, who signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. JOE MARTIN INSURANCE AGENCY Service Is The Keynote of Our Business 1110 Main Office Phone 244-2800 Auto Home Fire Business TIDE MEDICAL DIRECTOR of inhalation therapy at Good Samaritan Hospital, observes a patient receiving an I.P.P.B. treatment that Mrs. Jane YVellmaker, inhalation therapy technician is administering. I.P.P.B. means intermittent positive pressure breathing. Observance October 6 To 12 Employ The Handicapped Week Proclaimed Here Mayor Joe Martin of Mt. Vernon today officially proclaimed the week of October 6 to 12, 1968 as National Employ the Physic ally Handicapped Week. In urging the observance of the 24th annual NEPH Week, the mayor emphasized that the talents and skills of all citizens are needed for continuing growth and pros perily of tine community, the state, and the Nation. He said, "Maintaining economic stability and furthering economic development presumes maximum employment activity — that all citizens and residents of the community are engaged in production and services demanded by the economy. When it comes to hiring, an individual seeking work should be judged for his ability to do the job — not his disability. Handicapped workers GROUNDED BY SCHEDULE DELAYS? Get moving again with fast air taxi charter service. Instant scheduling. Round-the-clock service lor passengers or i cargo. The fastest, lowest-cost flight service in any direction up to 700 miles. FAA approved aircraft and commercial pilots. One telephone call will got you, your people or your products moving again. Call now. MT. VERNON AVIATION CO. MUNICIPAL AIRPORT P.O. Box 843 — Phone 242-0130 Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864 like others in the labor force have abilities and potentialities and deserve equal opportunity to compete for all jobs for which they qualify." Mayor Martin called upon in dustry, labor, civic, fraternal women's, agricultural, veterans' and other organizations to give their support to NEPH Week objectives and to the forthcoming observance. He asked that all employers in this area re-exam' ine their hiring practices for the purpose of considering and placing qualified handicapped workers in positions. He called on citizens everywhere to give their thinking and influence to this campaign which seeks to make "equal opportunity" as workable for the handicapped as for any other disadvantaged job-seeker. He added that the local Illinois State Emloyment Service at 225 South Ninth St. would serve as the job-hiring headquarters for this campaign as well as it does for all community employment. He concluded his message saying that the continuance of high standards of living which afford great opportunities for creativity, leisure, and personal enjoyment, depend upon management and direction of human resources to assure that; every per son attains maximum self-development and makes a contribution to society. The fellow who can maintain a calm, reasoned approach to the political issues of the day we have yet to meet. * * # One man who really knows how to keep money in the bank —our local bank loan manager. No, Gwendolyn, a slave driver isn't the fellow who pilots the morning bus loaded with office workers. 10year written warranty* WRITE *i for M FREE BROCHURE A LEAKY V ~WV • WET BASE ME PdTS * WATERPROOFED PERMAHEHTLY * No Digging- Bio Damage | to shrubs driveways patios • sidewalks [1608 W.Mom, Morion, IH. Call Collect within ISO Miles—Phone 993-84511 Area Schools Receive Title I i Project Funds Ray Page, Illinois Superintendent of Public Instruction, today announced that 46 additional Title One projects have been approved for Illinois schools, a- mountlng to $91,524.75. Area schools receiving funds included Cisne Community Consolidated School District No. 7, 54,964.00; Enfield Community Unit School District No. 4, $14,790.00; Field Community Consolidated school District No. 3, 56,525.00; McLeansboro Commu-1 nity Consolidated School District > No. 100, 521,024.00; Piopolis public School Common District No. 33, 53,312.00; Sims Community Consolidated School District No. 5, 53,066.00; and Woodlawn community High School District No. 205, 53,700.00. Gold Watch And Pin Dahlgren, Ewing Schools Get Title I Grants Dahlgren Community High School District No. 97 and Ewing Northern Community Consolidated School District No. 115 recently received title One projects grants . Dahlgren received 511.972.00, whi le Ewing received 53,010.00. The two schools were among 125 schools in the state receiving funds. Former Mt. Vernon Mayor Dilas Isaac Is Retiring After 23 Years With State EMPLOYE HONORED—Clinton Wright, left, Is presented a gold watch and a 25-year service tie taek In recognition of a quarter of a century as an employe of Montgomery Ward & Co. here. D. M. Margolin, store manager, presents the watoh to Mr.'Wright. Wright joined the company in October of 1943 and has held many responsible positions in his years with Ward's, mostly rur- rently in the automotive center and maintenance. In addition to his awards, Wright received a personal let­ ter of congratulations from Edward S. Donnell, president of Montgomery Ward, and a scrap book, with cards and letters- of congratulation, a citation award, mri a snorts coat from his fellow employes. Mr. Wright lives at 718 south 12th street. FRIENDSHIP WANES SALISBURY, Rhodesia (AP) — Public displays of friendship between South Africa and Rhodesia which surged through both countries after Rhodesia's seizure of independence in November 1965 are on the wane. The newsletter of the Rhodesian National Friends of South Africa says the organization notes a fade-out of esthusiasm and doubts whether it will get the necessary monetary support for the next, financial year. The Battle of Bunker Hill was chiefly fought on Breed's Hill. W. Dilas Isaac. 74, former mayor of Mt. Vernon, is retiring today after 23 years of service for the state of Illinois. At the time of his retirement Isaac was adult parole supervisor for 11 districts, covering 54 downstate counties, Including Jefferson county. For the past eight years Isaac has served with the state'Divi­ sion of Supervision or Parolees. Before that he was a motor fuel tax investigator. Elliston Appointed Walter PJlliston of McLeansboro, a former Mt. Vernon resident and ex- sheriff of Hamilton county, has been named acting supervisor of the downstate districts, effective with Isaac's resignation today. Elliston had been working as a parole agent. R. B. Johnson, superintendent of the stale division, accepted Isaac's resignation "with reluctance." Tn a letter to Isaac, he said, "As superintendent of this division, I have always felt that yon have been an asset and a valuable employe. I hope your retirement will be a very happy and fruitful one for you and Mrs. Isaac." Mr. Isaac served as mayor Mt. Vernon from 1935 to 1937. He was chairman of the Jefferson County Republican Central Committee for 20 consecutive y>ars — the only man in the History of the county to serve Hint long as county chairman. W. DILAS ISAAC Before accepting employment with the state Isaac was chief treating engineer at the T. J. Moss Tie Co. here for 17 and a half years. He served as a Mt. Vernon alderman for two terms. Mr. Isaac said today that he has no special plans for retirement. He expects to spend considerable time at his farm in Pope county." "However, I have lived in Mt. Vernon sice 1916 and expect to spend the rest of my life as a resident of Mt. Vemon," Isaac said. Illinois Bell introduces the Long Distance Dessert Late evening rates now start at 7p.m. Put the finishing touches on a good meal by sharing a few moments with someone you miss. Without waiting all evening for the low rates. Now Illinois Bell's low rates start at 7 p.m. After seven a three-minute station-to-station call to anywhere in the U.S.—except Alaska and Hawaii- costs a dollar or less, plus tax. All weekend, too. And the calorie count on this after-dinner treat is zero. Illinois Bell Telephone Part of the Nationwide Bell System

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