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'W - '' w H , f s ?'^ >RU..'r Mary Hutchinson, 20 years old, Tal bot County, Cordova, and Ailene Wil liams, 17 years old, Calvert County, Frederick have been named Maryland’s 4-H Girl delegates to the annual encamp ment of the nation’s I outstanding farm girls and boys at Washing- 4K> ] ton, D. C., June 18 to 24. Miss Hutchinson has carried many projects during her I five years in club Mary Hutehinaon work and has been a local leader for three years. Active in all community af fairs, she has given many public demon strations including a foods demonstra tion at the county poultry show. ■ B®/? p Purebred Shorthorn Purebred Bulls In Demand jD ENEWED interest.in the beef cat tie industry in West Virginia was strongly indicated at the second annual purebred bul) sale at Jackson’s Mill, when 43 purebred bulls of the Hereford, Aberdeen-Angus, and Shorthorn breeds sold at public auction at prices ranging up to S2BO each. Quality of the bulls was far superior to those offered last year. In the show preceding the sale, the grand champion ship went to D. C. Green, Jackson county, for a io-months’ old Hereford bull calf, which sold for $l9O. The 43 bulls sold for a total of $5,- 810, or an average of $135.11. Mr. Green consigned the bull that Itastk Ketgkts military Acatemu H l&H SCHOOL JUNIOR COLLEGE a-* 1 BOSnVT&S -ADB\UVISTSATIOI\ COORSES INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION SmflLL CLASSES jMiteiar'• jj&EUSTM i csb? HUf t*eraEek I tuition eiwotuto p. BCftHAJt* mtCHUUH k,ooaooo* Fomuvm OATALOG 1100.000* JUMOIV SCHORL BNWCHS OK. VSKCTWttv jr '• NEOUeST . . Soft * t THE STATE FARMER SECTION Miss Williams has been a 4-H’er for seven years. Now a freshman, on schol arship at Western Maryland College, she has done considerable 4-H newspaper reporting and is expected to send plenty of news of the big camp home for publi- HBBfIHK cation in her home I community newspa- | pers. Active in a number of projects, kgjgi she has placed high in H state exhibits in both H foods and clothing. I She has been a club I officer during her en- | tire 4-H career, serv- I ing three years as president. Aitona William* sold for the highest price, S2B0 —a 16- months-old Hereford. F. D. Kerr, Newport, Ohio, consign ed two Herefords that ranked second and third in highest prices. F. P. Week ly, Ritchie county, bought one for $240. Ross H. Tuckwiller, Greenbrier county, bought another for $230. Edward Droppleman, Doddridge county, consigned the top price Aber deen-Angus. It was purchased by A. J. Williams, Nicholas county, for $lO5. The Shorthorn bringing the highest price was an 11-months-old bull consign ed by A. B. Fleming, Ritchie county, and boughtfc|y C. E. Phillips, Wood county, for K:~ L 1111 IfIMHLI m Mpf **l .. *1 ~ g JHB Ws' . ,"'*s Constructed at a coat of only $13234 this rolling dental clinic serves the rural folks in Roanoke County, Virginia. The dental office is fully equipped, with even running water provided—not to mention drills, pinchers and the rest of the instruments of the profession. Rolling Dental Office Provided Roanoke County, Virginia Furnishes Care for Rural Children’s and Adults’ Teeth Through Clinic on Wheels By a Staff Writer SNAGGLE-TOOTHED and rheu matic at 40 need no longer be the fate of people living in rural Virginia, especially down in Roanoke County where the dental office motors to those school children who for any reason are unable to go to the town dentist. A fully equipped and up-to-the-min ute dental office on wheels visits by ap pointment, the country schools no mat ter how remote, where, with the cooper ation of the teachers, a sufficient num ber of children who have been suffering with tooth-ache, gumboils and the like have signed up for dental attention. Boat* Another Problem This unique dental truck is the only one in Virginia, according to the local health unit, and one of about six in the United States. The County Red Cross nurse, Mrs. Jane Morgan Harris, real izing that occasional clinics held at the schools was not succeeding in meeting the county children’s needs, and who was much in need of a new car for her daily round of health work conceived the idea of having a truck built on the chassis of her discarded car. She had often been up against the proposition of a big need with little or no money to meet it. It was just one more of those problems she has to meet almost daily, so she set to work to make another dream come true. Lumber costing SSO, was used to con struct a small room. Three screened win dows on each side, one at the rear and • one at the left side front, afford ample light. Entrance is made through a door at the left front and exit by a rear door. A dental chair (already the property of the Roanoke County Chapter of the American Red Cross) was placed in the center of the room. This is removable, allowing the truck to be turned into an ambulance. Ample Storage Space Two gasoline tanks, purchased for 40 cents, cut and welded into an “L” and fitted against the ceiling of the truck at an upper rear corner, provide the very necessary supply of running water for a day’s work. In case more water is needed, a hole in the roof admits a hose for refilling the tanks. The entire weld ing bill for the whole job of putting this and that together and in proper place was sl6. Shelves about the walls and a cabinet placed against the rear wall afford, am ple storage space for instruments, sup plies, etc. A modern type drill, lights, a fan and sterilizer are operated by elec* tricity, the juice being supplied through the long cord and plug-in to the school electric plant. The driver’s seat folds out of the way and out of sight while the clinic is in progress. A trap door in the floor covers a trash can provided for the sanitary disposal of waste. When a school has signed up for 15 operations—fillings, extractions or clean ings—the clinic is scheduled for one day at that school; 30 signatures mean two days, etc., at 50 cents per operation. Children in need of dental care whose parents cannot afford the customary fee are given attention free of charge. Chil dren desiring to have work dene, and attending a school where a sufficient number of assignments have not obtained, are transported by a school b J to the nearest school where the being held. Nurse Assists A qualified clinician approved by the State Board of Health works under the direction of Mrs. Harris, and the su pervision of the Red Cross Dental Ad visory Board. A nurse in attendance, as sists and consoles any timid youngsters. The operation of the Dental Clinic is financed cooperatively by the State Board of Health, the county, and the local organization of more than 600 organized in small neighborhood Red Cross groups. After three years of strenuous effort, the first county dental clinic was held in Roanoke County in 1923. That year 1,000 children were brought into head quarters in the city of Roanoke from rural sections for dental coriections, with 2,000 more found to be in need of attention. Now, virtually every one of the 10,000 children of Roanoke County attending county schools has the “tooth doctor” near at hand, and that' at a nominal cost. Thousands of folks from both town and country have visited the down town garage where the truck was parked, to view this novel idea—a rolling dental of fice constructed for over-county service, and at the small total cost of $132.34. The appearance of the white-painted truck motoring over Roanoke County’s mountain roads—be they hard surfaced highways or mud feeder roads, adver tises to the people the gospel of good teeth as the road to good health.