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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 14, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SATURDAY, FEBRUARV14. 192CJ Annual Report of Chairman of the Gait Hospital Board Following1 is the aanual report of Chairman t ot the. Gall board presented at the Tues- day uljht of the board In beconv mfuted, apply ADbORBINE JR AB5ORBINL is con ceiitrated and penetrates right into ihe tiwues, .It is a vegetable germi- cide, absolutely safe, that 'destroys 'germs, prevents infection, and proud 'Stall, soothes pain and heals. "ABSORBINE JR." is safe and lotH f of QTU ng and the ete after exercise ar.d the business man who meets with an accident, and for every member of the family for pain, swellings, inflammation. 25 a bottle-rat rnost druggists or postpaid by YOU.N'O, INC., Lyroai BuiKling, Montreal- 25 to Make This Pine Cough Remedy tr iymlfC, al mmvt Yon know {hftt'p'mc la uscil m nearl prtscriptifim >nd remedi-i for Mush 'Xbe reason 13 that pine contains Clements InAt have a. remitrk Able effect.in anil th cmbranes of the, throat and chest. Pin la famous purpcic. '1'ine cquch syrups are coroljinsl of pfno and syrup. The "syrup" par is usually plain To make the best pine cough remcd that money can'buy, put ounce of finer (50 ecnls worth) in a 15-oz. bottle, and fill up with homc-rnndc sujra B5'rup. Or you fan use' thrilled mo hs-C3, honey, or corn syrup, instead o niffur syrup. Kjlher way, you icakc I than you CAII Iniy ready made for 1C is mire, m Tory lake it oot'crh v Ttou can feel ihia lakn lioM ol a con? or cold in a that incr.nj biisincsa Tlic cousrh may bs drv. .mil lljrlil 6r mar Lc persistently iotisc from Hi lonrmtion of phlegm. '-The.' cau.-o is til th! 1 mpx and -Syrup combination will sin in 2Uiours or less. Splomlii too, for bronchial asthma, hoarseness any ordinary Iliroal ailment. Pinei is a highly concentrated com pound of tenmne Korwav pine nnd.is famous (he worW over for it prompt effect upon coughs. Beware of substitutes. Ask von flrumst for OUHCM of I'incx" wit directions, and don t acci-ut anythin Guaranteed to give aljjolnlc snti' .or money rcfunjcd. The i'iaet X Toronto, Oat, W% SiiKO ui'Kinuing of this year the hold 4 beds each. These can bo erect- 'ted speedily, and small cost. .At eo lias twcu............93% I present 8 have Jiulll, and Days Iviue Iho BTjalPSt possible salt 17.4SO Uou. as the eaemv of tbo State, and Ibat le tiay Las dAniutl for the SUto! i realize to the full that it if the .timate- sponsor for tbe rectlou, maiuwnanco. and adequate of all hospitals. AKer the convention a deputation the newly-formed HospilalAssocls- OB waited upon the Hou. A. O. Mac- ay, the mi ulster of health of the roviuce, and laid ttto whole matter efore him. He has promised to icommend to his this spring, that at least i increase of 100 per cent, in the resent hospital grant should he made, gother with certain bonuses in tho mpe of extra earned grants. The minister fs very emphatic up- (he {Act of the Government's re- ponslbllity for patients coming from e unorganized territory in the pro- uce Into the- city hospitals, and I ould suy test that, as an experiment, n account be 'submitted lo him tor ny such patients have unpaid alances for the past two years, with request that If possible IBese he iet from funds held by the Govern- eut as trustee for these districts. Hotpttil District: Many ways have been suggested of ettlng the districts surrounding all >e lareer city and hospitals In 10 province to take their share- in he. financing of the city or town ospiul, to which patients go from Just at. the. present me n proposition Is being worked ut in a district surrounding 10 'citv of Calgary, vrliereby a hos- ilal district will created, which "ill enter Into an agreement with ne of the cily hospitals to take care f patients from this district nt actual Oil, sucb cost to, be determined by the. parties Interested, and certified o by a Government auditor. This is proposition, which the Gait Hos- ita! board would do well to ke'ep Iglit of, and, possibly, if it' loots tea- ible.rurEe tlie Department of Health, 0 orangize such a district lly, O.ur Present Financial Standing There is some satisfaction In the nought that for the past year we ept within our- estimates, although we did not quite complete all the im- enjent? recommended by our ast annual meeting. The credit iai- .nee at the of year was 1 567 This is pariicuIarlT gratifying nhen we rememher that the policy ot lie board nas been fto "ec that tbo tatlents have- the best that the mar- .et could supply, .and to. iucreaso. the ay-roll of the hospital lo a point which -makes it second to none in his province. mprovements and Additions in' -1919 Considerable improvements were ef- ccted to the buildings and erimpment >f the hospital during the past vear at cost of between f and V list of tbo most Important' of these- s', appended .here for., your Informi .ion Kitchen 'completely rebuilt and new in 9 tailed. fiell svslem on A and 'G' put o transformer of batteries, and- wall p.lugs--for every connection. .Twelve rooms New diet kitchen on "A. Stprin sash for 10 windows in long orrldory. and glazed .swing doori r lligh-preyEure' boiler grates rc- 191S 1919.............. Patients Admitted 191S.......... 1919............... MM Expenditure 1919......... Legacy A small legacy was left lo the hos- pital in the will ot William Me- Uaugblin. X'ewinglon. Ont., rf Upon Inquiry, we found this was to unpaid account over 25 The amount has not yet satisfy au years ago. been paid. Medical At (he October meeting, the duties of the Medcial Superintendent Hfore defined by the board, giving full authority over all the internal man- agcment of the hospital. Increased Fees Public ward fees for patients out- aide the cily, who do not pay city taxes, have been raised from 11.75 to 12.50 per day, and the three private wards, which were 13.00, have been raised to Secretary-Treaiurtr Miss Davis left on September 1st to be married. She had given the board many, years faithful service, and was succeeded in Ibis responsible position by Mr. E. B. button; who has already proved his ability of rendering to the hospital valued and efficient -service. Coal Strike On May 23rd. the coal miners of the district went on strike, but as I had laid In a stock ot two carloads, .the hospital did not suffer any inconven- ience, although the striko lasted for 14 weeks. Auditing The auditing 01 me hospital books was .'somewhat altered on the reconi raendsulou ot tbo City Council, and tlio City Auditor took charge ot the hospital accounting as one of the de- partments of tho city, a fixed .portion of his fees being charged to the Gait Hospital. Pupil Nurses There are vacancies in the Train. ing School for at least 6 pupils at the present time. Advertisemeuts have iceu inserted in many of the news >apers ot the province and outside 01 but applicants are not numerous 'he life of thr> Institution depends up u keeping the school at full strength ud some measures will have to bo aken to bring this about. Recent- Changes 3Irs. Mamie .Homer was selected.ou fill the pps! ion of; :'-'m place o I'iss McClarty She, took harge. early in January. 31 iss- Hatch as, accepted the position-ofr nigh uporvlEor, and Miss Sykes, who held lat position, has. become assistan uperintendcnt in piacc of Hiss Hamil makes executive staff hat the Gait has" had for a salitfac- Owing At the clow of th> year Ihe follow- ng were the unpaid, for 919: Public patients, Outside patlenis. Mvate Ward Pntie'ats, J9W.75. Ot rhich is'probibly collectable, ImprovwntnU and Addition! (1) Enlarged combustion, chamber steam boilers, estimated cost 33.00 (2) Completion ot work lutlined In Mr. Marshall's re- port, strfcichtenlug mains, etc, estimated cost JO.OO couiplet- ng of "P" to conform with "A" and estimated 75.00 (4> Au Incinerator Is need- ed in hospital basement o deal with, garbage and op- erating estimat- ed cost.....'.'...'_..-... 7500 (5) A water pipe lino to the ash pile to deal with hot ashes during -windy wealher, estimated cost.............. 20.00 (C) 13 storm sash in the Nurses' Home and on the cor- ridor leading' thereto, esti- mated .cost 90.00 (7) water (aps in tho Nurses' Home', estimated cost SO.OO steam trap for OH HSlura iurns Kitchen basement graded up to !erel conduit floors and finished with cement. i llarge qninliH 01 lo cover mud in rear of hospital filing cabinet lur the office Cliasc doll for -lee In ro room. Tlireo tented huts erected for 'flu or T. B. Cost .Per day The cost per per day for [he year was 53.20. Relative to prev iqus years Ihcrb lias been a grniluo increase 1917 ?2'12 191.1 2.7G 1919 -..3.20 To account for this, it is only necos ry to mention that the following hospital supplies have increased from 100 per com. to 300 per cent, sines January 1917 Sheeting, blankets, towelling, ganze absorbent cotton, esgs, butter, sugar soap, flour, rolled oats, pluip and peach jam, evaporated apricole Since Jannary, 1917, the pay.rol has more than doubled. Triis 13 ac counted for by considerable increases in salaries, and nlso a larger staff. During the past year there has been a graduate nurse In charge o eacli floor by day, and in charge o each building by night. This wa: done inr accordance with Instruction: tho hoard, and upon tho rcconi inendatlon of Dr. Campbell, the medi cal superintendent. We have ala been operating our own steam laun dry. Tho gradual rise In the pay-rol Is as follows 1017 191S 1919 Estimated for 1920 In January 1917 it was.. In January 1920 It was. 25.000.00 uent, will be quite sufficient, and which, I think will aeet .with approval from the Cily Coun- cil, when contrasted with last year's In conclusion I Vint to sir that my poshUott' as of the Board lor the- past 3 yearj Is one which 1 been: proud lo hold. I have fujoy- ttud I have been of tome sen-Ice' to the Hospital. Also, In furthering the hospital in- terests ot the Province through tae formation pf tho Albertu Hovpltul I trust 1 have been of ttnrlce to the Hospital world. one ot my lut ads in inter- ot Tht'Gfttt Hoipltal, I tuv glad to hand (o Board n. cheque for which. I have collected from the Domlalou Government when I was in Ottawa cu several occasions last nooth. wnouiit la In ot some old Indian ucoun'.s of and 10 sludlnr, which we prac- tically (truck off our aa unco! lecUble.- All of which is respectfully submit ted J. H. Chairmiu ot the Board for (8) Spreading cinders around the hospital, estimat- ed cost 75.00 (9) A concrete Inspection chamber on tlie Nurses' Home sower, estimated cost........50.00 (10) 5 tor lavatories 300.00 (11) Vice and drill for the engineer 30.00 (12) A catch basin to deM with storm water at the south end of neir.hospital......... rSO.OO (13) Alteration to coal- hunker space so as to enable the hospital to uso a cheaper grade of fuel.............. "95.00 (14) 25.-'-.newx -iockers for ciotHet. ,'pr.' Kivers quotea a -iof 'J5.00 each, he has 'belonged io Iho Country Club.-......... 150.00 (15) ensaicl tops for ward 50.00 Redecorating as per special''- coiam'ittco'r, report, which. 1 estimate, iCdone in Ihe manner 'suggested cost will ong.tinie, a'n'il With- Miss-'.Mardhall our excellent dietitian we can (ace -the ulurc witn ereal toiniuence Influenza outbreak of the influenzj Total I cannot pass thus item without ask- ing the" board seriously to consider the advisability and the economics of using kalEnmine (in .the M> judgment leads think that what- 'ever amount ire can spend put into good paiat will, be [much more penna give far- better results suggested additions and im balance to begin the year was lar- ;er than that witli which we began the year 1919 Increased fees tor Pub- ._, lip Ward Patients outside the Cily which have beeii raised from (1.75 to 'Tliis I anticipate will hrinir in an in- reased revenue, of; days. at 75c ;j.. ilominion 'Government ncroased rate forali patients sent in by I'expect will, increase the 'revenue by days nt (4) Three Private Wards at now increased fa ?3.50. dayo at oOo ...i.......- (u) Wrfrkmen's Compensa- liou Board Increase from to days at 50c 100.00 (C) Expected Government Grant increase 256 'to 50c. This I confidently, eipect will ilate from Jnnuary 'ist, but would only affect our annual- 500.00 ilont which was the caiuo of hi) j budget for halt the yqar, so trouble. We' will give tlie'naino of this mnn on rcqucsi. :KiJncy nod Clndder troubles should not be neglected. The first gymptoms should be sufficient Pain in Ilio tide.! or back, constant neurftlgic And acuitic rocuni' r.lism, dizzineWj eonittipation, highljvcolored urine, apcclcs beforo tho tjf.3, all point lo uerangemeDt. Gin Pills should be obtained without delay. Druggmlj and dealen cairir 060 money refunded if. not satisfied. Free sample on request. The National Drug i Chemical Co. of Canada, Limited, Toronto. United1 Slntoi Address. Na-Dru-Co.. Inc.. 202 Main 81., Buffalo, N.Y. 354 1 -think we can expect an. in- crease of from this source Fees Gov't Grant Knrlow- nient Sundry City Taies Estimated Revenues 1S17 1918 1919 Efet. for 1920 S3J v. This upward tendency, which bear much (ho enrnc relation in nil hos pllals, does not yet seem to hav reachdd Ihc limit. Especial mention should he made, however, of one cleparlracnt in She hospital, which today giving the possible service at a less expense Ihan 3 years ago. I refer lo the heat- ing. coal has undoubtedly gone tip in price, and we nro today operating our own laundry, which wo rfern not In 19J7, yet through efficient handling find Improvements to the system the cost of fuel for 1910; was beiow 111 at for as follows 1SJ7 1918 1S1D............ STATISTICS Capacity Public 1'rlvalo Wnrd, 90% The figures are SMaG.OO Avcr- ago THAT FADED FROCK WILL DYE LIKE NEW "Diamond Dyes" Freshen Up Old, Discarded Garments Don't worry niiout perfect resulK Hoard. J37.08M15.902 J55.818 If. by Juno, the Board finds that the Rovommcut increased Oranl is not likely to bo available for thla year, It will be necessary lo apply to the City fcr an increased grant' of Use "Diamond Dye.i." guaranteed give a new. rich, fadeless color lo any ft'bo.wool. slik. linen, cotton or mixed Mouses, Blockings, skirts, chllilren's coats, draperies, rjoverlngs. The Direction Dook wlili cadi Est'mated Expenditure 1917 191S 1019 Bor r 1920 Adminis- tration 2.SJ3 Profes- sional Depart- ment IS.frS.I 22.170 General 4.C4.1 612-: flank liepay- ment..j 27.000 7.000 JE5.20H These have 'bsjti carefully ,cslim rt'cil, inakluj; due nllownnco' f6r ago lolls plainly'how lo diamond '.creased prices, wages''. (n dye over any color that you can not make a mistake. 1 recommend, therefore, thai To match any material, have drug- amount to bo' from the Cily gist Bliow you "Ulnmond Dye" Color Council for" the yea'f 1920 ho tho Cefti be SEALBRAND COFFEE tt the mart pcrftct awl BWtduxl tooUd wkh. infinite skill, its rich arocna ind flirhnr iraltj into the pidcige. At good grocm, In l4b. tins. for our MONTREAL. Very Itchy aid Bmeii TrwHeJ Sii Week "Onr fVe awe oat ta that we were told Her got sore and >be robbed caiu- inglou of sleep. The btcaUhg ontwatTery and bomed so thztlliadtotleglova onbtr hands to keep her from acratcbifitr. "Toil Uooble laaed aboot ais before lusedCaticora. I vxA one Urgi box of Colicara Ointment with tsro cakes of Cnticora Soap when the healed." H. Stares, Birahcna Rd., Gmlt, Out. Cudcma Soap, Olnbneat and Tal- com are ideal for daily toilet tues. js than ten minutes before the oors were'to open fov the eveclcs ei tormance the roof of the Red- ank, NJ., theatre, weighed down by iiow, CfaaaM in. Raw From Eczema Doctors fit Their Bert" hriln. I iiijnil. Itwn D O. jta tiou, C. P. n. Ticket Office, JA8. GORDON Be pot Ticket Afent PHONE 812 Tickets on oil Al- IkTlfC lltlH. MAIL CONTRACT Teadere, addressed 10 tio Poslmirter'General, will be received nt Ottawa until noon, on Frldaj the, Iith March for the conveyance, of His Majesty's Malls, on a proposed Contract for toui- years, 'six times per week on the route between Commerct; Mtf'ftlpn Railway; station Tte Dia- mbnd City from the Postmaster Gen- eral's pleasure. Printed notices, containing further taforrhation condltloni of pro- posed Contract may be seen arid Wank torrns of Tender may be obtained at the Post Offices of Commerce; Dia- mond City Kipp and-at the office. ot tlio Post Office Inspector. Post Office Inspecio'r's Office, Cal- gary, Glh February, 1926. Ad JI D. A.'BnTJCB, Post police Inspector. OF QUEBEC DISTRICT OP; MONTREAL SUPERIOR COURT In Re; The Quebec and North Went Land Company, Limited, in liquida- tion, and Messrs. Joseph Henri Olivier, and J A. Dials, both of ttio City of Mont- real, liquidators' ot'llie sa 111 Com- pany. J Public notice Is hereby given that by Judgement rendered by the Hon. Judgo Duclos, on .the- fourth day of February, 1920, the inraoveablea here- inafter described aiid the, rolling stock used for the working of Uie said iru- belonging, to the nald Company in liquidation, and which are 'on the sild at Wain- .ijright, wl.ll'.Jw in' block, by pjiblle anction, Brothers office, 69 James St, March lad, ;1820, tt'll'o'clc-dk'a.m. {o hlaieal tHder, namely: A farm 1278 tnd 27, Mtpwnship .45, >jrest of the fourlli meridian, anH on which farm ther.? aro two houses, one stable, ae'Tcii granaries, 'two ma6blne bno blacksmith shop, one eleam engine, 75-If.P., 17 horses, 2 cows, 8 pigs, -I binders, 2 seeders, 1 hay mower, 1 threaher, 4 double Wagons, and all tho hoiisn furniture being in lite houses, and all tho goods, furniture anil effects that arc ori the premises and belonging to the 'or. all other particulars nnd Information, apply lo the under- signed: Dated at Montreal, this eth day of February, J. H. and 1 J. A..BLAI9, Liquidators, I 51) St. James SI., Montreal. Ad 1' ;