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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 2, 1972, High Point, North Carolina Infections erupt after chemical Baths banned Washington a a Summit meeting of baby doctors and two Federal agencies was called today to discuss outbreaks of infections in several Hospital nurseries after a government warning against bathing infants with germ fighting hex Chloro Phene. The National Center for disease control a cd in Atlanta said it has received reports of staphylococcal skin infections in at least 20 Hospital nurseries since a nationwide Survey began Jan. 19. There was no immediate indication whether the infections were linked to cutting Back on the use of hex Chloroprene to Bathe babies and to scrub hands of doctors and nurses who handle the babies. Detailed data were to be presented by or. David j. Sencer a cd director at the meeting with or. Charles c. Edwards commissioner of the food and drug administration and members of the american Academy of Pedia-1 tries. Staph infections Range from pimples to impetigo and in rare instances prove fatal if the bacteria spread to the bloodstream. The Fra publicly warned 600.000 doctors hospitals nurses and other health professionals last dec. 6 that hex Chloroprene should not be used for total body bathing because it can be absorbed into the bloodstream of babies and Burn patients and causes brain damage in Laboratory animals. The warning was followed Jan. 5 by a four Point Fra proposal designed to reduce Public exposure to the chemical through antibacterial cleansers soaps cosmetics and other products. Or. Stanley l. Harrison Secretary of the american . Salvages War equipment Academy of paediatrics said in an interview that Many hospitals appear to have misunderstood the warning and failed to note the emphasis on the need a for scrupulous hand washing just before entering the Nursery As Well As just before and after handling each a a we be heard that Many Hospital administrators took o it of nurseries saying a it s dangerous done to use it a Harrison said. A a that a ridiculous a he said. A a in a sure hand washing techniques in Many nurseries suffered from this. Our intent was to promote better care of attendants hands if a staph infection outbreak occurs he said a a the physicians in charge have every right to p r is c r i b e hex Chloroprene bathing for babies if it seems justified in each individual Case. Each physician has to weigh the risk versus the the Yale new Haven Hospital in Connecticut resumed using hex Chloroprene to a limited extent this week after it discovered that All 15 babies in one Nursery Section had staph germs although Only two had infections. The Hospital had stopped using the germ fighter about six weeks ago. By Fred s. Hoffman a military writer Washington a the United states has reclaimed about $4.5 billion in military equipment from the Vietnam War and distributed it among . Forces elsewhere. Barry j. Shillito the Pentagon a logistics chief said in an interview that 1.8 million tons of gear has been shipped Back to military depots in the United states and to . Bases abroad. After reconditioning and rebuilding where necessary the equipment goes to regular National guard and Reserve units. Although the $4.5 billion represents Only a fraction of the estimated $120-billion Cost of the Vietnam War to this country it Means something of a saving on new military hard Ware appropriations. At the same time Shillito re ported the United states has Given nearly $1.3 billion in excess material and facilities to the South vietnamese forces. Thailand Laos and to South korean military contingents in Vietnam. A great bulk of this More than $1.1 billion went to the South vietnamese. In wrapping up the main american involvement in the Vietnam War . Military authorities also have disposed of More than 448.000 tons of scrap mostly Metal such As steel aluminium and brass. Although the United states gets Only about seven cents on the Dollar based on original Cost More than $20 million has been realized from scrap sales mostly to japanese. Nationalist chinese vietnamese and other asian dealers. Cigarette limitations ridiculed Washington a North carolinians have ridiculed proposed legislation to limit nicotine and tar in cigarettes. Sen. Sam Ervin said tuesday regulation of personal habits would require a fascist police state. The other senator from the state b. Everett Jordan also a Democrat asked whether sen. Frank Moss. A Utah would be willing to limit the sugar in sugar beets a Staple in Utah since sugar causes fat which Jordan said is a health Hazard. North Carolina agriculture commissioner Jim Graham reiterated the tobacco Industry s position that smoking has not been proved As a cause of cancer. But officials of the department of health education and welfare backed the Bill. Raleigh delivers clean air plan Raleigh a North Carolina is one of 40 states and four other jurisdictions which have submitted plans to the fed ral environmental Protection Agency for implementation of National air Quality standards. The deadline for All states to submit their plans for carrying out provisions of the clean air act of 1970 was monday. Earle c. Hubbard assistant director of the water and air resources division of the department of natural and economic resources said North Carolinas plan was approved Jan. 21 by the Board of water and air resources and forwarded to the regional Epa office in Atlanta. The plan had been the subject of three Public hearings across the state in the past year in Asheville Charlotte and Raleigh the Epa said tuesday it still had not received plans from the states of Alaska. Hawaii. Connecticut Indiana. Illinois Idaho Mississippi Montana Kentucky and California and the territory of american Samoa. Of. Governor race attracts 4 democrats Raleigh a a 12-year Veteran of the North Carolina legislature rep. Allen Barbee of Spring Hope has filed to run for the democratic nomination for lieutenant governor. Barbee filed with the state Board of elections tuesday. Two other democrats Roy Sowers of Raleigh and Jim Hunt of Wilson have announced they will run for the Post. Also Margaret Harper of Southport resigned tuesday As state democratic party vice chairman in preparation for entering the race. Barbee noted in a prepared statement that he was chairman of the House committee on state government reorganization during the 1971 session. He said he filed by lieutenant governor because the next person elected to the Post will have much to do with carrying out reorganization a i do not seek this office As a stepping Stone to further future political aspirations a Barbee said. A i approach it with an obligation to accomplish the task at High Point Enterprise wednesday feb. 2, 1972 11a Low numbered tags eliminated Raleigh a tar heels wont have any reason to stand in line All night next year waiting to get Low numbered automobile License plates. A we won t have people waiting in line the first Day for Low numbers like we have in the past because there won t be any Low numbers a said James h. Stanley director of motor vehicle registration. Stanley said tuesday the department is switching to a new system in which three numbers and three letters will by used on All tags. The first series will begin with �?oaaa-101�?� and run through �?oaaa-999.�?� then it will go to �?oaab-101�?� and on through a a a ab-999 a Stamey said the first too numbers will be reserved for use on personalized tags. This is Why the first series of plates will begin with 101. He said some people May still be tempted to stand in line to try to get tags with their initials or three letter names on them such As �?osam-101�?� or �?oted-101.�?� tile system was recommended by the american association of motor vehicle administrators. A the new numbering system is not anything that we Are forced to go to a Stamey said. A but it has been recommended As the Standard being used by Many states and this is the main reason for the he said studies have shown that in robberies and other crimes in which getaway cars Are used it is easier for a Law enforcement officer or citizen to remember three letters and three numbers than six numbers or two letters and four numbers. North Carolina now uses one and two letters and up to four numbers. Complete line of horse tack at discount prices Mann drug no. 3 800 s. Main St. Phone 88 24123 serving breakfast lunch and dinner open 7 Days a week 6 am-9 pm mon., tues., wed., 7burs. And Sun. 6 am a to pm Tri. And sat. Brinw00d restaurant English Road at county line phone 883-0627 garters restaurant 1524 North main St. Phone 883-7224 i oses Best buys Southgate i 6?8 South mom is highpoint North Caroun a . Excellent Quality grand night supreme extra firm grand Aav Ali pin. Night a firm amp extra firm All Bank Caros Welcome factory closeout mis matched covers hum $0066 my a while they last twins or doubles bedspreads. 2 Lovely styles to select from Barcelona or Toledo pattern Only $697 a. Your Choice no Iron 100% Cotton Mochin washable Beautiful decorator colors fringed edges. Grand night Imperial super firm fresh packaged fruit and flowering Trees big selection 4 to 5 asst. 11 i i i your Choice a a a. The grand night supreme is an extra firm construction that offers the utmost in Comfort the grand night supreme is covered in a Beautiful damask ticking and specially priced for this Sale Only. Reg. 79.95 a. Pc. Twin or double 4 a. Pc. Flowering crab Opple purple Leaf Plum red Maple sugar Maple chinese Chestnut weeping Willow French Lilac Apple tree/osst., Cherry Trees Plum Trees flowering peach Peppermint peach. A Dogwood 2-3 it. Red 2 67 2-3 it. Pink 2.27 3-4 it. White 2.47 a grape vines 2 to pack $ j 47 and Many others 7 i v the grand night Imperial is our finest Quality bedding. This super firm construction offers night after night Comfort. The mattress and Box Spring Are covered in a Beautiful Golden beige damask ticking. Grand night Imperial. Drastically reduced for this Sale Only. Reg. 99.95 a. Pc. A twin or double 7884 a. Pc. Wild Bird food 25 la 2.34 med. Black Sunflower seed. To la. Law plastic Bird feeders Reg .1.98 1 24 regular 6.99 door Mirror boys i St. Quality stretch Crew socks ladies 1st. Quality Reg. 88�?~ or. Panty Hose 8 pc. Plastic cannister sets mens handkerchiefs 8 to pkg. Large size regular m 9.94 table lamps big selection 8 track stereo tapes Reg. S2.94 polyester fiber fill bed pillows 5�2 it it Chi of clock co sit co go clock in Only $1 77 i aset n 88 is $097 to each a r an i. Keb1 tie us a a Quot is of pikes nobody likes too much regulation yet runaway prices can Only spell one thing another hopeless round of crippling inflation. For you it Means a higher Cost of living. For us it Means fewer sales. That s Why we re pledging ourselves with this Symbol. We re regulating ourselves in cooperation with the anti inflation goals of the citizens for new Prosperity. We re also urging you to pledge yourself to the same goals. Shop Rose s and save Money

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