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Amarillo Sunday News Globe Newspaper Archives Nov 9 1975, Page 5

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Amarillo Sunday News Globe (Newspaper) - November 9, 1975, Amarillo, Texas Iii aril. Texas. November a 1975 Suin Lav in lobe new machine helps deaf talk on Telephone special Ramini so anyone can can not Sacramento Calif up emergency Telephone services have meant Little to the deaf or mute. But now thanks to a Small portable machine the deaf have a Way to a talk Quot and summon help even from a pay Telephone. A new system installed recently in the Sacramento county sheriff s department allows the deaf to communicate through a portable Battery operated keyboard device much like a Small typewriter. Deaf people Are not Only forgotten hut often said sheriff Duane Lowe. Quot this machine will enable them to communicate with us called the Quot Mcm telecommunications device a the Small Box is operated by placing the Telephone receiver in a Cradle and dealing the sheriff s department a special dial tone alerts the communications division to Hook up its device. All that remains is to Type messages Back and Forth which appear on a display window much like that on a hand held calculator. Persons with the machines Are Given instructions on its operation and specific codes Are used. Some messages must he in a certain form to avoid confusion such As a fire my House or a child injured a once the Basic information is gathered officials can ask questions and give instructions department Telephone operators and communications workers have also undergone special training so anyone can quickly put the system into action Many deaf persons already use a teletype machine provided them at nominal Cost by Western Union. Police a n and sheriffs departments also have a teletype Hookup for emergency Calls from deaf people but they Are Bulky and immobile while these machines Are portable and can be honked up Mun cations station we at any Comba be Quot he said. Ummi monday tuesday wednesday refrigerators freezers 10 electronic 0\t is off All major appliances in Stock no monthly payment till feb.76. Finance charges a re applicable during the deemed period. Pot belly stoves cast Iron Burns Coal or Wood off re i. Pulci compactors ranges 10% off Reg Park e console tvs Black or a Lor 15% off Reg. Price component stereo 15% off Reg. Or r e 20% off Reg. Prce washers dryers 15% off Reg. Price dishwashers humidifiers 15% Reg. Price portable to 10% Black White or color off Reg. Price console stereos 15% oif Reg. Price . Radios 10% off Reg. Price buy whatever you need for your family Home and car with wards charge All Lue conscious so Are we. Wards Western 1.40 at Western phone 355-8111 shopping Center open every night until 9

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