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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, 1920 THE LETHERJOGK DAILY IIKRALP ...IE THIRTEEHf lit Alberta Women and Albetta Laws __r O McKincey will welcome any yiesiioiu, along her in of this, pipsr. AGAIN THB SUBJECT OF iA number of Mtera have been .pressing the IlvellMt inUreK In'thta lil .....and erul public Is toocomuic to lie Importance. Kiv could other- wile vlth thinking people. for no mat- Ur what other may he glren, hat aro they worth irtihout health! Several thoujiWful writers desire the, elimination o( nil the> people of the province at regnlariaierraH .children more often than adults, la o.'der .that wo may cat at disease la the Now I reoogniia teat ,___________tor -not- being over thuslaitSc sftidat H'when he coald not make {or hfa Tad doctor said that be toned so many in i locality without medical that Srorinee should nake srorision -for U The theory is perfect. A much lar- jer and btUfir equipped hospital would the'result, coold haTe a plant In that would be the eavy not'cinlT tit nrAYtnrfl. miK'h o! the vett. But the plan bears all ear mirks of a man made scheme, iirithont In It. .Now a wo- [man wbiiM nerer have raade this While iae of the plan vrtdently thinking 61 the eplen- ididly hospital, women would hayt had thalr mlntis upon'the coiia Tfhom the hospital was' to setts. Of whit, ate'to the alck aricj'suffering be it 'perfect hospital must a number who, like thU doctor, own land or for .other, reeaoas or t certain part ct texh year. Dae. who do not really detirt to prao- tere, but who would really do people -Kill think that tbli U going too 'far, ant! that the people abotfd not taxed for any such But hoV about and applying the tuberculin tut to In .'the province! that good business. When will the time coma we will plaoa value bur people as upon cattle and .-'hogs? I Still II '-we look backward muil realize, tbat.fl'e are-in jhe a Tvqnderfui. change.of..opinion ftove'to the Value of human "f a decade ago a physical examinailoi Of the children 4n our schools wonlc not havo been nccoptableAto ourjax layers. Today it'ls' accepted as gooi policy, and we are facing the future with .confidence that soon no one In k': tho province will go without medical TJ nid, o[ meaiu. But distance from a.doclbrnwU b'eja nictre serious problem. ,i> i A Letter From they could not reach In time of need? What about.broken llmbi, and the many accidents of farm life whlcH go with the handling of animals and ma- ohlnoryT There would be a large pro- portion .of the farm cases such that It would be cruelty to bring them so far' even It It could be done before it would ha too late. Matirnlty Cawi Then too what about your mater- nity eases? Many of them cannot af- their own trouble and tlon by medical How they to Bearch that1' would not desire'to do any tiring- to lower the standard ucf thii or any other profession in tbU -vjaVoJ-our own attention should available that1'need. a doctor la competent to practice, and to holdiunian llteMn his hand in one location, he should'be'in another. And a doctor la not comp'etauf.to sh'oold' not be allowed to do any' place. National, or rather international examinations for all pro- cffpoolally. Jdoctors and den- ivonld help the situation consld- municipal ptan for a, the hospital .located at Intensely inter- eating, and .dis- trict alone fcft't the' ehtlro province, for It is certainly much to be desirefl It'cornea as tho policy of that the ami also the health. Our papers contain nrtlch 'ent stales, should adopt some system j comraenLuppn the situation, end erably., The contention between the Car- K. ferrirt to tio StatM. whose dqlng alf BJ the family work intll. hours or of hear ('before thi baby's birth. These Very mothers and bles wttf iljould'hiye fii'if'.conild tlon, fQJritha.lr need: of grealest.'i.they hav'ejilo one at home to Justa'ak the moth- en, of this 'how' inuch a hospital in Calgary. jrjlJ'.nXean to them in child- birth. 'If the; minister of health had boyi .of rather 'ten'de day -As iy (luaiified inem- her or the board of'medical ejcaminere in his owns.land.injthlfl )'province, and following fhe came here to get from his pracljco and howevDr: saw so many, gonby that in spite of his own" .1. ill health 'he did what ;he -could for the ptKer sick people. But you can 1 hordlv blamo himlor anyone else' sinri- f: J ttopped.! ancj can he be'mide to su Kurees .werB-more easily obtained, child! .Soc. 17. of 'chap. 22 pf Hit. resdi: A writer asks K Here is any way requiring the supposed father of chlia Co place his tiarae upport the a debate which took country Bchuol house In which the pceed hospital district. He cow a moment'of concern; he replied hlj'opponflnt-thought that he wa that question he was ml the answer was easy; h would start the day before." Now it -your scribe that this Is'eiactljr ths' course'necessary i for any large hospital district In order-to of a'hospltel far iway, they" would hate to decide'before hand when would'have fc'broken limb or1 the flu, a case of appendicitis, a visit' from the stork, a'cfue'of {pneumonia, or get :a bean''up'a chnd'a'np'ie, and come to city the. Jnst In 'pass ft "is interesting tb nbte'that the letter was pro-' saw so .much Jien {iiow, and wi succeeded in nurs; to coma to us, guaranteeing her a certain amount for the -The nurs'.ww a strah- zer to v> .all, but we wen lory for- tunate In ciT-choice, and still there, and.never I ganlzatlon been called upon to pay a single dollar of the guarantee. Last fall I visited the llttls mater- nity hospital which grew out of the venture. The organization has bought a little two roomed house, and this is the. home of the nurse, and-here too ohe; take's out into' general practice when she nrf case at home. Now the little has'a ntne miles JOfjFterlng the birth ot an mate uy cfollir't Worth H to BALMORAL BLOCK LET.HBRlbGE, ALBERTA ;