Armored Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 27, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, July 25, 1969 Page: 10 of 28
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FINISHING TOUCHES Sp5
Jerry Jacobs puts the finishing touches
on one of two mirrors he helped build
which were recently installed in the
delivery rooms at Darnall Army Hos
pital. The mirrors made by Jacobs and
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INSTALLATION Maj. Daniel as Wells (center) and Jacobs install
F. Kott (right) of the obstetrics and one of the mirrors.
gynecology clinic at Darnall observes
Playwright Fellowship Offered
The University of Arizona
Department of Drama is
extending an invitation to
Army playwrights for
competition in play writing.
The Shubert Fellowship in
playwriting offered by the
University is scheduled to
begin September 1 1969.
The offer is being under
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and Awards Program.
A an a
maintained a "B" or better
grade point average in
undergraduate studies to be
eligible. A full stipend of
$2500 plus remission of tuition
fees for the academic year
is being offered. Candidates
applying with less than a "B"
average will be required to
pay tuition fees from the
The Shubert fellowship is
offered in addition to the
el of $ 1 8 0 0 a
remission of tuition fees.
Candidates may forward
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Marroney Head of Drama
Department University of
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85721. Applications and scripts
may be submitted on or
before August 1 1 9 6 9.
Candidates should be seriously
in re in in
play writing as a professional
Candidates selected for the
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obtain their military discharge
by August 15 1969. The date
does not apply to candidates
on active duty who have
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It was like watching a miracle unfold before my
eyes" the new mother's eyes were shining when she
spoke about the recent delivery of her baby at Darnall
Army Hospital (DAH).
Recently DAH which is one of the most ultra
modern hospitals in the U.S. installed mirrors In its
labor rooms to give mothers-to-be such as the one
above the opportunity to witness the actual delivery of
These mirrors however didn't come through nor
mal hospital supply channels. They were built by the
995th Maint. Co. 169th Maint. Bn. 13th Spt. Bde.
service section from salvage spare parts obtained from
stainless steel sheet metal a five-ton truck and a floor
CW2 Richard D. Wells shop technician and motor
officer 995th Maint. Co. heard about the hospital's
desire for the mirrors through a casual conversation.
After determining the proper size that would be needed
he and Sp5 Jerry Jacobs set to work. "Ingenuity and
about two weeks' worth of work off and on were re
quired to complete the project" Wells said.
TJie shining lights in the new mothers' eyes who
have been able to see their babies delivered Is enough
proof of the success of the mirrors.
Story By Pfc. Evans Hays
Photos By Sp5 K. Wang
COMPARISON Jacobs (left) proudly holds
the finished product while Wells points out a mir
ror similar to the one salvaged for the project.
FINAL ADJUSTMENT As Maj. a nurse on the obstetrics staff makes
Kott watches Mrs. Judith A. Merriss a final adjustment of the mirror.
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Armored Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 27, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, July 25, 1969, newspaper, July 25, 1969; Temple, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255033/m1/10/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Casey Memorial Library.