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JOHNS-MANVILLE BUILDING MATERIALS
Mr. and Mrs. James L. Chas
taln, of Dlllard, Ga., Route 1, a
daughter, Mary Ellen, July 13 at
Mr. and Mrs. Odls P. Welch,
ol Franklin, a daughter, Paul
ette Darlene, July 16 at Angel
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle H. Dills, of
Franklin, a daughter, Patricia
Diane, July 16 at Angel Hos
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence O.
Wilson, of Highlands, a daugh
ter, Gloria Janice, July 16 at
Mr. and Mrs. William Y. Bry
son, of Highlands, a son, July
17 at Angel Hospital.
M/Sgt. and Mrs. Gaston
Clark, of Camp Rucker, Ala., a
son, Frederick Douglas, July 15
at the camp hospital. Mrs.
Clark is the former Miss Betty
Lee Moore Woody, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Moore,
of the Carson community.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Norman,
of Greenwich, Conn., a daughter,
Joanna, July 6. at a Greenwich
hospital. Mrs. Norman is the
Husband Of Franklin
Woman Selected For
James Edwin Cass, husband of
the former Miss Virginia Maxine
T%ylor. of Franklin, is one of two
graduate students at the Univer
sity of Georgia accepted as the
first candidates for advanced de
grees in geography under a new
arrangement between the univer
sity of Rand McNally and Com- ]
He is now studying at Rand Mc- 1
Nally's plant at Skokie, 111. After
two quarters he will return to I
Georgia for another two quarters
of study and will repeat his sched
ule for a second year until his de
gree is received. Mr. Cass is doing |
research on map symbols, points
of interest, and boundary changes.
His wife is the daughter of Mrs.
Helen Taylor, of Franklin. He is
from Rockcastle County, Ken
former Miss Harriette Kinnebrew,
sister of Mrs. Phil McCollum, of
On the basis of past records,
the National Safety Council says
that accidents are killing an aver
age of about 40 farm residents
each day and injuring one farm
person about every half-minute.
Aid To Blind
A new aid for the blind student
s a spinning disk.
The storty of this latest develop
ment to help the visually handi
?apped to get college educations <
s told by The Christian Science |
This newest milestone in im
provements which have hereto
fore shown that books can "talk"
ind fingers can "read" has been
jnder development since 1951.
Known as Recording for the
Blind, Inc., the sponsoring nation
il organization provides free edu
This service does not duplicate
the achievements of Braille or
the talking book, to which it gives
full credit. But, reaching listeners
in 47 states, Alaska, and Canada,
it acts as a teaching aid to stu
dents in 250 colleges and universi
ties as well as a help to those
who would earn a better living
or find wider happiness.
To date it has recorded 2,000
books on 100,000 disks. It has
eight member units operated in
various parts of the United States
by individuals or institutions. The
cooperation of 800 volunteers, in
cluding housewives, teachers, act
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. McSwaln,
of Tampa, Fla., have been
spending some time at their
home on Billy Cabin Mountain.
They had for week-end guests
their daughter and son-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Kelly, of
Huntsville, Ala. Their son, L. B.
ors, physicians, lawyers, natural
scientists, and authors, makes
J possible the necessary reading of
the material and other phases of
Each book is recorded at the
specific request of the student or
individual who has the need for
the work in question. Such re
quests should be forwarded to
the New York office, where the
service is free provided the one
making the request supplies the
ink-print copy, which is returned
when the recording is completed.
Through this service an Eskimo
boy in Alaska has been reading
Einstein. A Negro youth, now a
graduate from Indiana University,
studied law and government on
| the disk. Many studies in learned.
| technical, and cultural fields are
1 included. .
McSwain, and Mrs. .McSwain,
and three children, of Tampa,
arrived yesterday (Wednesday)
for a two-weeks' visit. Another
son, Jarvis O. McSwain, Mrs.
McSwain, and daughter, also of
Tampa, will arrive August 1 for
Formed with a three-year-term
inal grant from the Fund for
Adult Education, a Ford Founda
tion unit, the organization looks
to public contribution for support.
The member units are located
in the University of Georgia, at
Athens, Ga.: in the Newberry Li
brary, Chicago; Freemont Branch
of the Los Angeles Public Library:
Phoenix Pubic Library, Civic Cen
ter, Phoenix, Ariz.; Yorkville
branch of the New York Public
Library. There is an Oak Ridge
unit which specializes in books
on atomic science, under the
chairmanship of Robert Kernohan,
203 Butler Road, Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Another unit is under the super
vision of Mrs. Sevier Bonnie, at
1001 Cherokee Road, Louisville,.
throughout the region.
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