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. V I C2I THE DAILY TIMES t Salisbury, Md. Sun., June 13, 1982 Avoiding Vaccine Can Be Dangerous DEAR ABBY: Thousands of t parents are frightened and ; confused because of retnt TV publicity emphasizing some extreme side) effects of pertussis wfioping cough) vaccine. Many are asking if they should avoid having their chijdren immunized. "That would be unwise," says the, American public Health Association. Whnnnino onnoh ran rnnco1 brain damage or permanent disabilities, and death! Forty years ago the United States averaged 265,000 wnQoptng cough cases with about 7,000 deaths per year. Tlranks to routine immunizations, we now average only 3,000 cases annually with five to 20 fleaths. "True, In rare cases Vaccines can cause some of the. same damage as the .diseases they seek to prevent. Pertussis vaccine commonly produces irritability, drowsiness or fev$r jn about four out of 10 rhiUiren. One in 300 might develop high fever One In 7,000 might have a seizure. One in about 100,000 might suffer permanent nerve or brain damage. -But the benefits still vastly outweigh the risks. In Great Britain, sensational publicity about vaccine side States would produce 500,000 cases Instead of the 3,000 we now have! The American Public Health Association strongly urges all parents to continue whooping cough Immunization for their children. After each shot the I yy ,? Hi DesrAbby By; effects has caused the immunization rate to drop from 80 percent to about 40 percent. Now the British are again suffering whooping cough epidemics 100,000 cases in the last three years, with 6,000 hospitalizations and 60 deaths. Equivalent contagion rates in the United j f . V -'A child should be carefully watched. If side effects appear, the family physician or clinic should be consulted so consideration can be given to discontinuing the vaccine series and to not vaccinating younger children in the same family. But to avoid immunization is E ttk . ... w 4 "UV. ; 1 PRESIDENTS. Mrs. Dana E.M. Kennan, left, "new president of the Town and Country Garden Club, receives the gavel from the outgoing president, Mrs. Alfred T. Truitt Jr. New officers were installed at a picnic at the home of Mrs. Andrew Phillips, Salisbury. Other officers are: Mrs. R. Elliott Meade, president-elect; Mrs. Charles Bowen, recording secretary; Mrs. James Spence, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Thomas H. Maguire, treasurer; Mrs. Charles Hoffman, parliamentarian. (Times Photo) to ask for trouble rather than avoid it. STANLEY J. MATEK, AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION DEAR ABBY: A friend of mine told me that in Denmark, the girls don't have to worry if they've lost their virginity because they do an operation over there that makes virgins out of non-virgins. This friend told me that there is no way for a man to know for sure if the girl is a true virgin or not because this operation is so perfect. Is this true? - JUST CURIOUS DEAR CURIOUS: It is possible to restore a woman to her virginal state surgically, and it can be done in any country where sophisticated plastic (and gynecological) surgery is performed. However, my experts tell me that in some cases this could be a very complicated and costly procedure, and is sure to hurt more than the Bookmobile Scheduled m Announced SALfsBURY - The following is the schedule for the forthcoming week of the Wicomico County Free Library's bookmobile: Monday Hudson Center, 10-10:30 a.m.; Salisbury Nursing Home, 11-11:30 a.m.; Sherwood Circle, 1- 1:30 p.m. and Parkhurst Manor, 2-2:30p.m. Tuesday Pine Bluff Village - 10-11 a.m.; Pine Bluff MAC, 11-11:30 a.m.; Allen, 1-1:30 p.m. and Fruitland, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday Avalon Park, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Parsonsburg, 12:45-1:10 p.m.; Tommy Tucker 1:15-1:30 p.m.: Willards, 2- 2:30 p.m. and Plainfield, 3- 4 p.m. Thursday Louise Avenue, 10-10:45 a.m.; Crestwood Circle, 11:15-11:45 a.m.; Kilbirnie, 1 : 15-2: 15 p.m. and Pow-ellville, 2:45-3:30 p.m. truth DEAR ABBY: Something has been bothering me for a long time, and 1 want to get it off my chest. We recently saw the movie "On Golden Pond." The acting was superb, the scenery was beautiful, the story was touching and very entertaining, but the language was foul! Some of us in the audience missed so much because of the time lost recovering from the vulgar language. This movie was rated "PG," and there were people of all ages in the audience. How do parents stand a chance of convincing their children that profanity and filthy language are not OK? "On Golden Pond" was such a lovely story; it would easily have been a hit without all that objectionable language. How do you feel about it? -PAT IN PUEBLO DEAR PAT: You took the words right out of my typewriter. 1 1 GETS DEGREE. Kathy R. Benton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel R. Benton of Salisbury and a graduate of Wicomico Senior High School, received her associate degree in nursing from Wor-Wic Teen Community College in a pinning ceremony in Cambridge. She will take her state board examination for registered nursing in July and has accepted a position with the University of Maryland Hospital shock trauma unit in Baltimore. Awards Are Presented To Bennett Students SALISBURY -Academic, achievement and service awards were presented to James M. Bennett Senior High school underclassmen in an awards progrfim this past week in the school auditorium. lAfter opening remarks by principal Lloyd Wescoe, nonorawards for being in the top five percent of the junior .class were presented - . -i - ' , v to Ashley Dawson, Susan Fisher, Penny Gates, Cale Layton, Darlene Malchow, Dawn Perry, Nancy Peters, Frank Rodriguez, Kanwal Singh, Kathy Snyder and Brian Watson. The George Washington University Medal for the junior student with the highest grade point average in math and science over the past three years was presented to Kanwal Singh. Alden Cavanaugh received a certificate from Who's Who in Music for outstanding merit and accomplishments in music and Patti Lin Pepper received a Certificate of Achievement for Recognition of Private Piano Study based upon an examination she took. Cheryle Johnson, Future Business Leaders of America Chapter advisor, presented FBLA certificates won in regional and state competition to Lear Dutton, Wendy Hull, Charleita Jones, Brenda Owens, Bonita Smith, Robert Sturgis, Angela Styles and Walter Wilhelmi. Tommy Caine, Susan Fisher. Glen Forsyth, Kanwal Singh and Kathy Snyder received pins in recognition of their accomplishments as members of Bennett's county championship math team. Wescoe presented school service pins and certificates to the" following: Jenny Adams, Lisa Bozmari, Scott Connell, Sung Sil Kim, Mary-Tim Ramsey, Tim Starnes, Stacy Bayline, Susan Fisher, Sung Jin Kim, Lisa Marshall, Sharlene Mendoza, Franz Rodriguez, Kanwal Singh and Wendy Turner. Jeff Olds and Susan Fisher were recognized for their selection as Boys State and Girls State delegates. Daniel Savoy, vice principal, presented certificates for perfect attendance for the school year to Suzanne Burton, David Cherry, Jacqueline Collins, Wendy Gordy, Deidre Johnson, Adeana Wright, Ernest Hunter, Jennifer LesCaliette, Darryl Nutter, Dwight Sample, Steven Wright, Danita Young, Brian Jones, Rodney Prince, Tom Pryor, Norman Thomas, Tammy Wallace, Brian Watson, Donald Williams and Keith Yarns. World's Fastest Typist Sets Record At Contest RECEIVES DEGREE. Gregory Thomas West, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendel R. West, Salisbury, has graduated cum lade from the University of Delaware, where he received a bachelor science degree in agricultural engineering. He was a recent recipient oi the George M. Worrilow Scholarship in agriculture sciences . n d the O 'j tstandit-g Senior Scholarship in agriculture engineering technology for holding a minimum o! 3.25 cumulative index. West will further his studies in the fall at Ohio State University. BALTIMORE - (lI know pay rates are improving, but this is fantastic," chuckled Mary Jane Mueller, first prize winner in the fifth annual Staff Builders' world's fastest typist contest. Urged on by her husband, Joseph, a patrolman on the Baltimore police force, Mrs. Mueller's lightning fast fingers streaked across the keyboard to land the $2,000 cash prize and a $1,350 Olivetti ET 121 electronic typewriter. After deduction for just two errors in the five-minute test, Mrs. Mueller set a new speed record of 123 words per minute for this unique contest. In the spirit of fairness, all contenders typed on factory fresh Olivetti ET 121 electronics, the official typewriter of the contest. Co-sponored by Staff Builders and the Olivetti Corp., the contest's regional typeoffs are traditionally open to anyone who can type. To win the grand prize the administrative secretary for the Baltimore County auditing division had to triumph over a field of 25 U.S. and Canadian champions vying for the $6,000 jackpot of cash, prizes, trophies and the designation of world's fastest typist. Second, with a net speed of 108.6 words per minute was Nancy St. Pierre, a Columbus, Ohio secretary. She won $1,000 and a $750 electronic portable typewriter. Third prize winner was Rhona Ceppos of Somerville, Mass., with a score of 105.8. She won $500 in cash and a matched set of luggage. i w SCHOOL OFFICERS. The Worcester Country Upper School recently held its election of officers for the 1982-83 school year, for Student Government Association. Shown are, seated Joanne Marshall, secretary; Tracey Nicoll, vice president; standing Chris Myers, treasurer; and Will Esham, president. VANCE "TO YOUR r CONTENT! Please Join Us At The AEROBICS IN DANCE STUDIO for our SUMMER SESSION Studio Located Under The Salisbury Tennis Club, Inc. Court Plaza, Salisbury, Md. Summer Session Begins June 21 st MWF A.M. 7:45 Int. 9:00 Adv. 10:00 Beg. P.M. MWTh MWlTi TTh 6:00 Beg. 7:30 Int. 6:30 Beg. I Babysitting Availably Morning 1 For more information and J class times, please call Jane B. Knepper at 546-4742 ,01546-9945. Class sizt is limited, so pleas register early! " 1" ACDHDirc IM nAfcirt OFftKTPATinN FORM Name, Address , Phone Number. 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