The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on March 10, 1966 · Page 3
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Thursday, March 10, 1966 •tar DR. GODDARD GIVES F.D.A. A STRONG SET OF TEETH WASHINGTON (AP) — Thef new commissioner of food and' : drugs is a man of action — "I; like to see things get done" —j ani he is showing it in trying to; clean up during his first 90 days' in office all pending drug cases] that are ready for decision. Dr. James L. Goddard took his oath as commissioner Jan, 18. \Vith a smile, he says he in-i herited a kit of long-standing j drag cases which have been re-S ferred to as "the dead cats in; the closet." In a drive that already has led to many people in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare referring to him as "Go-Go Goddard," he has announced a number of major clean-up decisions in less than two months. So far, these are topped by the sweeping action of Tuesday for ultimate removal from the market of all nonprescription antibiotic lozenges and some other antibiotic preparations which may be purchased without prescription and bear presents Cottons a' la Carte Fashion Show featuring McCALL'S PATTERNS and fabrics by EVERFAST with Everglaze* Easy-Care Come see what you can make with Everfast® cottons in inviting weaves, exciting colors. Sew all the latest fashions; grannies, hi-lines, A-iines and Piccadilly looks, skimmers and bell bottoms ... so easy to sew with Ma- Call's patterns. Come to Sears for this inspiring presentation by the National Cotton Council. Show Time 4:30 p.m. Friday at Sears Mrs. Mellany Bolger Commentator and Stylist claims they are effective against sore throat. A spokesman said the four orders added up to case of the •most sweeping drug removals the agency ever has ordered. Asked about his philosophy in reaching decisions with such widespread impact, Goddard said in an interview : "Basically I try to take facts available and make decision based on that factual data. "This agency some two years ago offered the manufacturers of these antibiotic products an opportunity to come forward within 90 days with presentations as to the efficacy — the effectiveness of these drugs. "There were no such submittals. "I do feel that an undue length of time had passed, and that there can be no claim of precipitate action. "I am not saying that the compounds can't be marketed without the antibiotic. I feel sure some will be. Many were made before antibiotics were available and they were useful and I feel sure some will again be marketed with the antibiotic removed." He said that when he became commissioner he knew that the antibiotic proceeding had been pending a long time and askea for data on it. He is a physician, the first to head FDA in recent years, and is a career commissioned officer in the Public Health Service. "There was a presentation several weeks ago by the staff," Goddard related. "I asked for more data. When I received it and was satisfied with it, I took action. "I like to see things get done. I don't do things just to do things but when I consider the available data sufficient on. which to base action, I say let's go ahead with the decision. "And. of course, there are ample safeguards for the manufacturers built into the administrative procedures which provide for public hearing." He pointed out that the decision to require ultimate removal [from the market of the [hundreds of antibiotic products was based on failure to show effectiveness but added "some scientists viewed their continued use with concern, contending there are dangers in repeated taking of small doses of antibiotics." The products already in the channels of manufacture, dis tribution and sale will be not be seized or recalled, Goddaro said, because it was not though that the contended - dangers "were pervasive enough to re- j quire a recall." "This was a part of the who! problem, as well as the lack o effectiveness," he said. Jesse Rodriguez Heads Up LULACs Jesse Rodriguez has been elected president of the Baygcwn Council, League of Latin-American CStizens. arms. LULAC council now is 4-H Hone Club BAYTOWN 4-H Horse Club members will have practice dayj starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the!holding weekly meetings to work Youth Fair Arena. Channelvieiv-j^,, sev eral projects. <-H Horse dub is invited to par-! Next me eting is scheduled at ticipate. The practice day is forj8 :3 0 p.m. Thursday at the Jesse club members only. ] Rodriguez home. LARKY AXD BARRr ARMER. twin sons of L.t_ and Sirs. Ceorge Armer Jr., introduce their mom, left, to Francis Portis, center, city chairman of Public School Week; Felix Hatehell, principal of James Bou-ie Elementary, and Mrs. Jan Turner, the boys' teacher. Mrs. Armer is one of the many parents and school patrons visiting Bay-town schools this week. James Bowie will have a special art demonstration Friday for guests and students, featuring several members of the Baytown Art league. (Baytou-a Sun Photo by Clay Nolen) Baptists Favoring Heavy Registration Of Voters DALLAS, Tex. (AP) — Texas Saptist leaders have taken a irm stand for heavy voter reg- stration in the state and gainst liquor by the drink and racetrack gambling. The Baptist General Convention of Texas' board of direc- ors, meeting in Dallas on Tues- ay, said they backed heavy oter registration in order to eat any attempt to gel legal:ed liquor and gambling, which they oppose. At the same meeting, the gov- rning body for 1.7 million Baptists, in Texas saw Dr. R. S. a-mes, editor of the Baptist Standard, receive the Texas Al- ohol and Narcotic Education TANE) citizenship award. Voting on the registration is- ;ue came after Jimmy R. Allen. ecretary of the Chritian Life Save up to $100.00 on Piancs & Orpns CHET'S PIANO CO. 9th ANNIVERSARY SALE Bat* m J*V*- CDCC I flLL Sale Price Includes MATCHING BENCH DELIVERY tV THIS AREA TUNING IX HOME AFTER DELIVERY (1) LOWREY X WURLITZER SPINET PIANOS SAVE Regularly S625.00 S695.00 S705.00 • HOBART M. CABLE • LOWREY • STORY & CLARK Console Pianos r"-.ij Reg. S725 •'^1 to S795 ?.vi Save* i v 5 iOO Reg. S795 and Up, Save — • 00 SAVE ON A LIMITED NUMBER OF USED SPINET PIANOS $' From . . . THESE ANNIVERSARY SAVINGS GOOD THROUGH MARCH 16, 1966 COME IN TODAY AND MAKE YOUR SELECTION SAVE ON REBUILT PRACTICE PIANOS $ FROM CHET'S PIANO COMPANY 200 East Texas Baytown Phone 583-7339 Commission of the BGCT, told of moves in Texas *o have iiquor by the drink and racetrack gambling on the May 7 primary ballot. At present, liquor is legal in only a small portion of Texas' 254 counties and then cannot be bought by the drink. There is no limit on the number of bot- ! ties of liquor a Texan can buy. I But if he has one drink before dinner, he or his host must buy a bottle. Also illegal in the state are the so-called "shot bottles" which Arrest Made AUSTIN CLEVELAND Jr.. 30, of Houston was arrested by Constable Paul Anderson on a warrant of theft by bailee filed in Justice of the Peace M. M. 'Brown's court. contain enough whisky, gin, vod-. College. $700,000 for a gymna- kaor brandy for one drink. Thejsium-auditorium and pavee iialf-pint is the state's smallest I parking areas; Mary Hardin- legal container. [Baylor College at Belton, $250.- Racetrack gambling or pari-jOO for a chapel and student mutuel betting has been illegal in the state since the middle '30s when a Baptist-backed drive led by the late Gov. James V. Allred made it unlawful. Texans by the thousands now go to such horse race centers as Suniand Park in New Mexico and to Oaklaw nPark in Hot Springs, Ark., to place their bets. Quarterhorse tracks at Raton and Ruidoso, N.M. also attract many Texans, horse owners and bettors alike. In other action, the board authorized three Texas Baptist schools to for buildins Approved were Dallas Baptist negotiate for loans and expansion. Rodriguez succeeded Pete De- council chaplain. Other officers for 1966 are Jesse Aldaco. vk* president; Rudy Acosta, secretary; Andrew Contreras. treasurer; and Johnnv Contreras. sergeant-a* - center: and Mexican Baptist Bible Institute of San Antonio, 560,000 for chapel and music! building. The board members also approved involvement of the state convention with the Home Mission Board in a joint project with the Ohio Baptist Convention for an evangelistic crusade, in Dayton, Ohio, in the spring] and summer of 1367. BGCT participation will be directed through the denomination s which evangelism division in some 50 preachers, 50 music directors and 100 laymen wftl work at their own expense; in the Ohio movement. j CAn Invitation^} TO STUDY THE HOLY BIBLE WITH US THRU MARCH 13 !0:00 A.M. and 7:30 P.M. DAILY 10:45 A.M. and 7:00 P.M. SUNDAY 7:30 P.M. TODAY "The Value of Tour Soul" 10:00 AJM. Friday "The Sermon on the Mount" Part 4 WILLIAM E. WALLACE, Evangelist Indianapolis, Indiana Pruett at LobFt Sfreefj Chlirch of Chrisf "WE WELCOME YOU" when comfort-caring, uxury-living, style- seeking you sit in a '66 Fury VIP. Maybe it's the car. Maybe it's the dea. But something wonderful happens when you... Let yourself go...to your Plymouth Dealer's JUJTMOR1ZEO O«UM cs CHRYSLER MOTORS COB'Cfl^nOW SHIELDS MOTOR CO., INC. 2912 MARKET ST. BAYTOWN, TEXAS

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