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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 1'HE LETHBIUDGE DAILY HEKALD SA'IUKDAY, AUGUST 28, missionary Eorleiy under Ihe Arch- blchop of A very comfortable building was'erected, accommodation 'for five Sit- uated on a bill, 11 has a fine vcraudab. convalescents ran romuiaud a flna view ot surrounding country- and with Its .bright eunuy rooms', Us coui- It is an exceptionally attractive f-aet year tbis building ind equip; including ten acres of laud, valued at JlloM, was turned uver to tbe district by Archbishop Cray.' of Edmonton, 16 be operated as a Munic- ipal hospital. The Hoard supplied it immediately with every modem (Continued on page 13.) DRUMHELLER MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL A 42-bed institution especially equipped tor aggravated cases. (By Elliibeth Bailer Price.) Proceeding with the of Muu'cipal Hospitals in a most ag- nianuer, but on a sound fin- uncial basis will be a part of the pol- icy of the new minister ot public Jiealth, Hon. C. R. Mitchell. There y.-ill be no turning back lu tbe work. 'out it will be carried forward in a I- safe and sane way from a broad pro- vinclal outlook Trith the Idea cf previd- ing the greatest hospital service to the the ratepayers ot Alberta at u raini- muni costl Local differences must give" way necessarily to the. principle of the j greatest good to ths greatest number. Municipal Hospital districts will be .organized .and Municipal Hospitals v.ilt be built In direct proportion to the financial conditions ot these dls- tricts, condition, that on investigation .will assure that these Institutions will j-: .be self-supporting and ut-a-standard Bet by-the'.department which at the i present time means the erection ot not less than a ten-bed fully equipped hos- piial. j. There are districts in Afccrta clam- j oring for Municipal Hospitals. It has i been round on Inrestigatlon.espedally .In sparsely settled that Ihore enough assessable land la war rant a .hospital, owing to'lhe fact that homesteaders hare not received their iV- 'patents, thai crop conditions base been, serious and that hospitalfi could be built unless.a high tar rate .were levied. This not only would be difficult for the ratepayers to meet If the crops we're H would be a detriment to settlement for it i. would mean newcomers would face ini-. mediately. In addition lo all other -difficulties and other' taxes, n' high hospital tar, and it might re- sult in the ultimate failure of tho -hospital. Although Ihe first Municipal Hos- .i1 pitals act aroused ilitals Act was passed In 1917, It wns not-workable 1111111 191S and Is Ihere-j .fore only two years old. During tbis time-there have been three ministers of public health, Ihe Hon. George, P, Smith, present minister of J education, the late Hon. A. G. McKay, and the present minister, Hon. C. It. jfitchell. But the work has goue on in a cfcjiractEriBLic of the vigorous cn- Alberta. .The hospital dls- In'cta where Echcnics havo been ratl- fied comprise an area of 242 town- ships including si! towns and ten ,v I HON. C. R. MITCHELL v Wbo, as minister of health, diretls! tho municipal liospilals' policy of Alberta. Magneto Repairs No of guesswork. Service station for l.H.C. Magneto Work. E. 3. O'SULLIVAN 1'roprietorJ The North Ltthbrldg's Gar 317 13th Street N. Phone HINGSTON SMITH ARMS CO., LTD. Winnipeg Calgary Edmonton CONSUMERS HDWEi SUPPLY CO., LTD. Local Agents and she is Tery enthusiastic about ter I work. Indeed it has tieeu found in i slutting these. Municipal Hospitals eii-l thuslasm is a prime requisite. Nurses are practically isolated and they not, only must he congenial to each they must meet emergencies of a uew i country and have a' deep interest in! this work, which Is really ID its In- fancy. Alberta hns been very, fortun- ate' in securing this type of nurse. j This fact has been1 proven the! popularity of the hospitals for the majority of the patients do not like lo leave it. At Manville hospital one Nonvogian woman (a confine- ment case) orought her trunk and stayed fifty days and at the, end of she did not want, to go home. "A little Rutberlau girl, who rv-as teles treated for an infected eye, became very much attached to the hospital. After having been discharg- ed, Brought back in a few daya with the'ollier eye infected with the earn'e malady, although .she said that a "stone had-hit H on the'way Uoine'." t'': .To the north of-the Manville dis- trict is a ..large Jluthcn- :ans. 'first' very favorable to the uospllal.'bui now-J it is becoming more and more .popular. I will) them. The superintendent, Miss Claflie, Is very anxious to obtain a helper who will understand the Hu- then Ian dialect. To the end June the Manville hospital had had hospital dnys. 1 .'Then there, is thai serrea- its' a (llstrict whcrei thero "Is no. -riE! this kind of a Kpspital and Ihe'ctory of-. Qjiow'ay tho'-'story of the iii-' estimable value of such an Institution' in a -pio'dcer 'district! It .Vas estah- S -AngliRfn Westminster Ladies1 College Edmonton, Alberta A High Class Residential ind Day College for Clrls and Young Women. Academic Course Public and High School Grades to Grade Eleven Inclusive. Music, Buclness College Course, Art, Physical 'Culture and Ex- Household Sclen.ce. Siude'nts prepared for the De- partmtntal Back- ward students given special an'd individual help. Carefi'l super- -.-v rSt'ro'ligV Staff cand Fall Term Opens Mon- day, Sept. 13th Send for Calendar. Early Reser- vation Advisable..'' MISS: ADA A. B.A. tady.. Principal' REV! KEITH, President-) Hainm will build a twenty-lwo bed huspilnl, situated al Hauna and under tbe Bcehem raUfied by tho .ratepayers has decided to pay a -public health uurse. Viking will "a ten-bed hospital In the io-re of Viking. Pro- vost, High niver, Pincher Croek and Empress have Ihe districts organized, while; Calgary, Ashmont and Grande per year are guaranteed hospital outsicic or districLCnurslng. Maunville.i services for tbelr wives and families Vcrniiilloii, Canlsisjl.-arid- Uaesano are at.the ratepayers hospital rate. is one dollar per tlay. That the people of Alberta .ore using these Municipal Hospitals may be seen (rum the fact thai- from January 1st to Slay 21st, Mannyille hart 12E1 hos- pital days, Yormlllion 1353 hospital Prairie, districts are being organized days, hospital d.iys. Islay lagea. There are eight municipal hos- pitals that are operating, these, being, Mannyllle, Vermllllon, Drumheller, Onowny nnd -Lloydmlnster.- Ilan-ja and Viking dls- Irlct are organized and the scheme the. scheme ratified by the ratepayers esent tirno. This if'coinpleted at tho close of. 1920, as hundred more hospital beds In the province of Alberta. All this hosTiilal Gcrvice lias been provided to tho ratepayers ot loese at nn extremely low tar rale, only ono district paying more than per quarter Bcctlon per year, Tliis exception is the .Bassano dis- trict, Ihe reason being he large am- ount of leased land in the viclnty, aud leased land Is not Laxahlc al pres- ent for hospital purposes. Onoway is another exception, the tai rate here being lower, per quarter section per year, but tbe ratepayer's hospital rale Is two dollars per tlay. In olhcr 53S hospital daya, -Uassano lal days and Onoway 023 'hospital days. New babies. ara not'enteretl as of this type.1. The ManiiviUe hospital, which was the first hospital in .the province to be opened, Is situated abbnt a hiir mile from the town, this site, being -chosen- because drainage facilities. It is of the very at- tractive twc-smrey building of cream stucco and cost the ratepayers the suni ot approximately; tho firsl floor there'Is the sup- Otl J' In-Auto and Tractor- Repairing "Easy-lp learn-hy pniOVimple. .-competent .pay. graduate.' wailiiig' for., you. .We ..wlir'glve you'the'most in'orv.-l ..ough coiirEe in Auto and Tractor Repairing, Vulcanizing, Welding, etc. Money back at end o[ first week it you are not satisfied that this is the best school. WRITE FOR FULL G A R B U T T M 010 R SCHOOL, 68 City Market Bldg. i i i j LTD. CALGARY Thero are Ihiee types of Municipal Hospitals in Alberta. While it has not-been the policy ot the administra- tors of the- Municipal Hospitals Act of Alberia lo pro'vido" these varlelies. these hospitals have developed them- selves to meet community needs' and the government baa endeavored to cooperate .with the Boards to help meet peculiar conditions of these dis- tricts. The first type might be called the average hospital type, "the kind words ratepayers In these rnuulcipal provided well developed commun- hosiillals In return for a tai ot 54.SO.lty, where [here is no necessity for Ibreo wards, n Classed eun. parlor and wide corrirlors with buff-colored thit- ing. There arc no "privals" wards In Allierla Municipal Jjospjlals, that is privHlo frorv a financial standpoint. This docs not mean that there Is no privacy for patients, who, from the nature of their cases, require it, for these are allotted separate rooms un- til their conTalscenl periods. The furnishings of the wards are of the utmost simplicity and everything is scrupulously clean. These furnish- ings of single white iron1 beds with '.adjustable springs and Ublcs.. On'the. second story are Ihe'nurse rooms with a duplication of the Wnrds, lavatories, diet kitchen, utlltly room and sun parlor. IN the basement Is the nurses' din- room, (no plant Ju.st equipped with- a new electric wachinn machine, Ihe Delco light plarit nncl a steam healing, plan I. Although this hospital Is ft Institution already the accommodation is being taxpil to tho limit. When the hciapital wnn imlii. it 'was thought then' would !m nn average of six patients ]mr day, hut there hns been nn average nf between nine and Icn pur day Fluff, ii wns opened. In speak Ing to the superintendent. Miss Clarke, sho slatc'.l dial she- thought they! would bo for accommodallon! this wlntrr. Already the nurses' Bit- Inn room hail been converted 16 a wnrrl ami iho Ivvo sun parlors aro be- ing made lull use of al'tho present time. Tlirac, will not be used lo wiuidr time except for piieu- monla rasM. U Is hoped that If tho iron of (lie flhfrlct (urn out in proportion lo their expecta- tions plans will be made at once for tho. crccllon of a nursea1 home. Thcro Ijccu hvenly-foiir bablcj horn, tn .fiuio "1st nml thfrly-lhrcn oiierallons ba.vc been ppr- Mnnvillt! h very Tortiinnlc In hav- ing thci of a splpndld doclnr. HfiiislDp, u-1io 19 an Pxceiitni aur- and ims had eevoral ycara1 ex- jierlfinpc In arlive service with the incdlc.il