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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 24, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta A. THE LETHBRIDGE DAIL^ HERALD IXTESDAY, DECEMBER 24, 191S i;jao:,ae|iir.;iihrif;. %ut � the laws Si "the Db-. , Ije,'strictly y .miUtiry ' m|di -parUtnlaHy'ft) ^ social, or, as it is sometimes ^aUeBAlVebereal -diseases. He did not itheyname -.ipeaereal.'' .Ko' liset^e is venereal. Stigma does not (tVadifIttielf ito disf^se. -Stigma, iOWfi^r, ^jspmetlmes Attaches; ':itself yo�i:-get the dJSieaso.v'ln the ,rue%|n8e �sf fthe word jit Is-.'not,ven-t^Ho thenvwent on by. means of tftfto show^the ravages-fbf ;iirhet: SS&wn as 'sitetual dl of the i-eport �i Bumjl^r of scientlf^ and medichl u;en voluifteered tlieliii sacvices jto .^em the"':dlsea8e. Th^; country -was" then divided into different sections,, and fr;ee treatment given .to those affect-.ed, as it -was considered a serious national problem. Aiistralia found; the' situaUon so Merry hristfirias a You would wishes O -which wish -we v^also^ add oii^iheat? for your good'health at all ^Anes." But rememher thai good ijhealth: can never be yottrs as FVI;J^6 as your teeth remain need. So -why not pay a visit our offtces between Christmas '.'and Now Year and have your :4;t'eeth thorpm^y overhauljad and ^�i^ut Inr good fcape^fr I&e com-:fijig year. Accept onrassnrance Attacked hy the tesOmoay of �U pur patients that-^ DcDtittry At W� Piradite It Is a Gentle Art. I. I prs. Bmner, Richardi & Nelson High Gra4e Americu Dentiitry PHONE 363 > Ott Nk., 4 Dmk from Uthbridge Hotel, LETHBRIDQe. ALBERTA -CALCARy: OFFICE-USA EIGHTH AiVENUE E. EDMONTON OFFICE-3 CR^STALI. BLOCK. WeWishtoEiterid The Seasonal and to thank our patrons for past favors and respectfully solicit a continuation of the same re. e Laundry Co.. Ltd. if'* serious that a law was sassed^ ^r&i vlding tor compulsory' r^tfistratibn df thoie;diie'aaed. � ThV�*'?i�^i*ffWM�r�iil*! I by num^ber and not by namrf. "BB't'ifl the treatment prescribed was, not fol-low.ed for" it' montli the nani'os were pubHriio|.'. , ' ^ V-*' f->iW' Tyrdl,^#aeks afte$ ,ibe~^eAtT3: o0m: United atatea into the war 'the modl-^cal jSratijmity be?ame active., neprgj -6entAi]^'fro>ii ;th9'i dUferefi^i were Invited to Washtnjltoh. Bchetties tor the treatment and prevention of venereal disease, letting at the roota of the dlMase, and the quaitton of r^o�tltution werSh carefully examined. It was a case of^rotegtlng tha. tbl-dijsr.agRinst t)i(^.-,ctrill�iJ,?�ot the clvl-lian^agalriift the'soldier.v Five out of sis of the U. 6. soldiers with venereal disease had the same before they enlisted. It was significant that In the first year'Of war, after the regulik-tions made, no place was considered so safe as that of being in khaki. In Canada men were appointed to instruct the soldier as to fafils with also the result that after the first year or two ot the war'the same saying held good. � Referring to those iu authority who had the idea thai a restricted or tolerated area was necessary, the speaker recounted the action of Secretary Daniels of the U. S. navy who gave the governor of Rhode Island,48 hours to close up the restricted -area oh he would lift the naval hase from the state. A similar message was sent to the governor of Minnesota and to the maj-or of .Minneapolis hy Secretary of War Baker, threatehing the t-emoval otthe ti-oops if the restricted areas �\vere hot done away with. These had the desired effect. In Seattle it was the same, 'with the result 6f 300 diseased girls being rounded up. In Philadelphia, -where the mayor had had his own views of the restricted area, the police were instructed to report to tJie president and hot to the mayor. "I am tliankful," continued the speaker, "to the military anthtoritles of Canada "for wTiat they have done to protect the soldiers froni disease. In case. of the disiaase they are  not to hlame,' but the civilian -auth4)ritieB:'' WhatJs asked is hot tihat -jj^cral measures be adopted, hut that the laws of Cahada he observed in every The first men-who enlisted inj^an-ada- were treatedr with prophyl^tlcs to.make thein imWune to the dia'dise. This method w�s later changed, it 4 was,- not.fwhsidered safe. Every'jman w^ instead told that it was not^'in the froni;-"line'Jhat danger wa8,r;i!)ut in>.civjlian'>life.M He was admqptifbed that the b^t safeguard -was in .a i^^an l^e. If i man 'was not  cdhSi^red strong enough to withstand temptation a tirophylactic was administered. The speaker noundly trounced segregation or restricted areas by understanding. There were no legalized segregated areas. Medical ^In-spectiOQi, of the  r^esidents ^ii these areas he: regarded as ai|f^rce;-" "I would like to see any medical man espouse the cause of medical inspection before the medical council.,. He would be laughed to sc,0:m. Medical inspection cannot test all cases. Np medical man who is up; to date but knows that tests are nrk Thus 1 t) 'I. uhtinue 'to do this, ah'dTiot dnly�ould it-'ke^ the money in.the countrj', but would eliminate the opportunity ferrand the .tendency to .pich a: riot of extravagance as we hSvS seen-ln adme of our government financial circles, extravagance which has beeu as immoral as anything could be." 'There Is one point about this entire reconstruction problem which I think those in authority have hitherto overlooked to a'/greaii extent, : ahd which tends to lead to unfavorable and even immoral conditions in our great centres. This isthe fac): that a great deal of employment provided for is feeasonai; That is to. say, tiie goverii-ment and the reconstruction committees have been mUch taken up with consideration of works that would provide employment only in the summer, sUch ias railway construction, house building. Irrigation .-JproJ^s, .and -^iso forth. Bu^t^there'are live months in^be year, getferally^f speaidng^^^ at.-lissat /in the westivwhen sutih' work cannotihe undertaken^ Wti^ha^i thoiiiahds" of |lin-employedlin tliiiiBe ^es ofii. pur'hands. They mayijgolto tl^^cityiui^ replace other m^n; who m&y hare^rfainttles. T^is does-^ot i)(Bttetpbut ratiier makes worse, thV conditions that-exist. .^hat we need'to give our attention to is some phase ot work orconstruction or industry .that will absprb all this labor that is released immediately the iiea-sonal. work now planned becomes Im--posslble." 1 -nnabldti>-.Tipend*their Christmas at home in distant states. Men of the Sili6s"arsoJ'win be rememhered. romanian Ambassador PARIS. Dec. 24.-iHava8,)~V. An-tonesoo, whose appointment as Uu-manidn minister to France w^s recently announced, presented his ere-dentla's to President Polncar* today. WILL APPLM. LAW MjAJDRlD, Dec. .22.^3Sft|a. meeting of Cathalonia^ depnties kud representatives of uie various cities iu Catalonia it -was decided, according to I dispatches from Barcelona, to postpone action regarding autonomy for Catalonia i|ntH January lO, when a^..declaraQon Will be -submitted. The Spaiiish. government has issued a proclamation stating that the law would/be applied to all those disturbing peace. SENSIBLE PEOPLE - AH sensible peopia^ save. j t6^heliiing>them�el-ve8, J^lp the *>  'bountry; Canada needs the "S-  money of all her people aihd,  easy and profitable method by *  which they may save. ?  �  ursday Tonight Until As 10 Usual p.m. TO OUR PATRONS- We wish 4o thank you for;K�ping us to make our Christmas Sale the greatestbie^t in our histo^. To one and.all.^e wis|[i you CHWStMAS A MERRY, EAGER TdPLEi^ YOU AS BEFORfe TTiE SAMLOLD'liRM IN THE ^SYs STORE \ RYLAlEfe ^ CO. Join the LIBRARY EXCHANQE at EVERALL & FRANKS SOUTHARO BLOCK Third Avenue South 1 The movement tor a nubile library, whicii was to have been uiscusBed. this week by a coh^mlttee of citizens which has been asked to act iii the matter, has been suspended until after . the first of the yeaiv when it is ^oped that it will.be taken up with enthusiasm, and soo^ething definite accomplished towards the establishment of the nucleus ot a public library. A meeting of this general committee to discuss the details of the movement will probably beheld the first Monday of the pew year. , �, . It was at first proposed that the library should be started in the east room on the ground floor of the Y.M. C.A. 'Which is at present occupied as a writing room, but the directors apptu--ently. have other and equally valual^e plans for this room, and it is nqw evident .that there will be no accommodation at the Y. for the llbrary.It i? suggested that'.the firiSt point to be;de-. cided is the matter of a librarian cap-, able of establishing the system^- of handling the books, and. of .> looking after this In a proper manner.^ - It is felt by,,most of the committed that the library will,,not he a success out of town, places. Alberta Picture Gallery Phone 172,4, ftuPBIwk ftlfl litis -HiUih ft ( - 08251674 ;