European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Feb 25 1962, Page 11

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 25, 1962, Darmstadt, HesseJohn conned head to society. This Hep cat obviously never heard of the noise abatement society. Quiet. Please London tries to hush up its noisy people places by John Krueger is London Bureau f?sr7 by Britain s leading Racket Bulter is Topping up his War against noise. Britons May feel dismal about Decimals but John the quiet Man Connell founder Secretary of the noise abatement society Cay Hwy should be More depressed or decibels units of sound pressure Waves. Society members believe you re never Mooyoung to learn the facts of life about dec. Bathing Beauty vital statistics in Centi meters o12-s4-u2 May thrill those looking toward the common Market common de but London businessman con Utah is concentrating on the figure & that s the Decibel level above which he d tax solid machine operators. He s also or Jpn Ming an anti noise army of 1000 Volunteer office. They la try to keep peace and quiet in their districts using sound meters As guides. One of the targets of complaint believe it or not has been big Ben. London Hospital patients said they got no bang out of its Bong. ,. And Chimes from ice Cream trucks echoed a the Halls of parliament. Ill Humoured con Gunetti a Spund the tone too Raspberry Fla Volt Tel " along the coast Norfolk resident did t appreciate being awakened by the Roar fan animal Trainer s lion caged in his Back " " anything ver 80 decibels is Likely to be inflating advised a sympathetic . Bim Tigs crore 100-120 decibels a Clas did a "deafening.1 ims Means possible injury to the Eara. Falling into this category Are Thunder gunfire pneumatic Dilill steam whittles and big machine hops. What a tax bin they d have classified As very loud 80-100 Are sub ways Busy streets inside an air plane loud Dubue address systems and noisy factories. Loud 60-80 Are noisy offices suburban trains typewriters radio out to sets on full volume and average Steed factories. _ -. A. A a ,. .1 february 25, 1962 moderate 400 includes Large stores Normal offices quiet running cars and the average Home. Faint 20-w comprises libraries country roads quiet conversations method acting Rustle of papers and whispering. Very faint 0-20 takes in churches country nights and sound proof rooms. Conneil quietly explained in 20-40 Decibel tones in his 40-60 Decibel office that the purpose of his 3-year-old society is to Elim ate All excessive and unnecessary noise from All softly he outlined the society s other plans of action. They include informing the Public by every available Means of the dangers of noise to health and pocketbook and of their Legal right against those who create the organization s Long term policy involves teaching in schools and through the press radio and television that noise is ugly wasteful unintelligent and every Home should have a quiet room/1serving As a Retreat from noise or where noise can be created without disturbing others. Among its accomplishments the society can Point to the 1960 noise abatement act the society supplies its members with "q.p," quiet please posters and activity has been the promotion of rubber garbage can lids. Noise is a terrible thing declared con Nell being careful not to raise his voice that not Only causes 111 health mental and physical but it also causes people to hate each he pointed out that in France experiments showed that noise of 90 decibels for 15 minutes caused the volunteers to suffer color blindness or double vision for an hour afterwards. Eighty decibels produced Stom Ach cramps muscular fatigue digestive trouble faster breathing and pounding of the heart so you see. It in t always something you ate. It May be something you heard. Tut compliment of t a Tamthi o1 the noise abatement society old one my i Odom society provides these posters.,. Members pass them on to offenders. In Hopes the Racket will be checked. The stars and stripes Page. 11

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