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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta .IDLY II, 1017 TUB uminmnr.u DAILY PAGE N1NK ALBERTA'S CLIMATE IS VINDICATED (My Giumyus) A.octla's climate Is vindicated! Kri'citl experiences wilt sanatoria for have demon si rated that Just as good results cnu be achieved In humid, sea coal climates as on the high and dry prairies. This wns a bftter blow lo tho old thtor- ivho linatlticd tbal the nioal Im- portant feature ol a .sanatorium was tLo dryneas ol Ihe atmosphere. All cir which Eouuds like au eiact tradlctlou ol the preliminary stale- dent, but the cIndication camo about lu the following Many returned soldiers have beeu found to bo affected wllh tuberculosis, and tho Military Hospitals rainiuU- Elon, uuon which the Dominion gov- ernment liaa placed the rosopnslbillty of earing for tlio sick ailil-wounded members of Canada's array alter ibelr reutru home, lius been taking over fiauatorium fitter sanatorium through- out the country in an effort to f.'p- vldo accommodation Tor Its lu order to obtain Ihe very best cucceDsiis otvluion possible aa to the method a of conducting these lu- Fl.tul.lons, Lt.-Ool. A. Thompson, M.D., medical superintendent lor llie com- Bilsslon. called a rnnferunce of Gam- while plagua ID coastal climates, but not only the the resQluilou, but many other experienced medical men at Hie conference stated emiili-Ati- caUy tbit there was lo equal the crystal or 0-19 of high alti- tude pralrlea for overcoming asthma, LroncbUlB nod. those lung troubles which aro often lufstnheu Cor tuber- culosis. Many IflEJancei were died of pallpnis who .cquld obtain no re- lief from the very Vesl treat- incut lu the cast who vent to Alberta and suffered no further recurrence of their Should Be In "Mind you, this Institution should be certainly no further east lhan Re- pnthuslasiii fur ihu Ibcy Jui-1 tkrJvtd. In its oliier homes the UospUals tomoiisFlon Intro- duced at an early slit go vocational training for Its value hi giving (he patients occupation aud (hereby tecrl- Sng to restore it.eir sell n-S lance, lui- Uallvo aud wLUlngness to work. Would vocational Irah.ic R he of auy use In your a. TO- national I raining oflii-cr asVed the superintendent of a sanatorium, one day, anil iho uyshol ol the conversa- tion ensueO was occuiiallonal treatment. A worksliii., was built at Ste. Agathc [or the Ion patients and merely 1o give llie men s-omclhlni; to do tools and machines were supplied. The hours and ren- ditions ol their use arc prescribed by lhe superlDteudem uiTorritng Helps Discipline "You rannot conceive the difference In Ilio condition of Hie declar- ed CapL J. D Dyers. tJie inediral sup glna. end In my opinion ought to be (crsntendent. U Is Dimply marvel- In Albqrta. fairly close to Ihe foot of ihc declared the inovei Another speaker said that too high an altitude, such as would be obtained actually lu the was no belter than ID tho east. Tho resolution wai carried unani- mously and waa submitted to tho Military Hospitals commission for canstdtrallon. Inasmuch as the num- ber of returned soldiers In tho care of the hospitals txjmuillalou fs con- OUH bow much happier aud more con- Lcntctl they become with something to do. They eat btlter. put on weight and submit to reguJyilons more wil- lingly, thus hastening their ultimate dlschorge. I have not had oue-tentli the trouble with since vo- cational training was Kven for Uic inen who are required to remain In a reclining position all day occupations Making have been found. embroidering, lace knltllne, In E.W.G1LLCTT COMPANt LltflfED TOaOifTO, ONT. CONFEDERATION POSTCARD Jrly Tim i issuing post oHico tho present In of OtUw t-iiarlm j ihne ;i i the jl-th miuiversiT-y of coulcdera- jtioi.'. The IK The ordinary postcard, with an insel cunialnlag in- furmitloii of the various provinces joxiailnd in und now, and also slutUik-s of ihe population, IcmpUllun the iasuing of a comniem- cent stamp, to consist of an engraved reproducllon of Har- ris K Hiuilng's "Fathers ol Confed- eration." This sump ia now In coursa of ioii ami 13 expected to bo issued on or uLout Ihc Hrst of -.ext. OlUwa, July In ih-? discussion slutUik-s of ihe population, grn iu previous 10 oral devclopuifni auJ Industry of Ih a wo- BU5Slonr coiiotl a rnnLcrunce 01 Baiia- atantiy lurreaaiug, some aucn Hiakjgg croc hell UK knilllnf; In all lorium superlnlemlenls recei.lly audjlullou may very well be'ezpccfcd these gentle arts, under the dlretllon submitted 35 questions to llicm. Two, be opened within the neil year. 10; luc ladles of the town, have days of very helpful discussion for lowed and Sir James Grant, M.D., the eminent phyelclan, who was an Inter- ested listener throughout, declared that the assembly was Uic most Im- portant .scientific gathering of pro- fessional men held in Canada in re- years. The opfnion was express- 1 Will Modify Theories In an Interview wltVaj-, reporter Biter the WBB. over. Dr. C. IX I'arfilt, of GrarouhuTst, one of Canada's veteran against tuberculosis, oulUnrd soirio ot the practical results -which might he ci- peclcd lo folloiv. this most important before tliere a. series of sanatoria under one central adminls trallon anil tint Iho'exchange ot ideas by tlic mttdtcitl officers In the same work, but acting a Ions tboir OMII Individual lines, coulil not help but lead lo discovery of llie heat modi ficnlloji llicoik-E. fall' lo lead ,to a Dealer feeling of national responsibility tor the victim of Ihcvivhlto plague, soldiers or cdbcna. West to Have Conference Also Tho conference mentioned was al- iahicil-, only by medical officers of Bamlorla lu Qntarlo and iirorhicca eatt thereof. Col. Thompson I? plan- ning ji stinllor gat lie ring in' (he ivest Rl an early dale, but It the Irlbulc AlberU's cKmale, tn wlilcli refer- ence is nlioul to be made, has occur- red nt Iho western conlerence, it would liavo been by no means so not- atlc- The question of centralizing certain classes ol cases came up for diaciis- itoii and'led lo a resolution, moTcd by iutro of (lie veteran tutierAilogls speclallgts of the Eallicrius; urEiDE Itlrivcn Ilomo a( fhia. conference was llial nn Institution be opened some- LhaL lucre golden incaii. where between Rcgina anil the Rock- All Wanl Vocalional Training Ics for tlie nccommoilation of soldiers The asfiembly passed a resoliutlon KUfrerlug from pulmonary diseases ilio adoptfon In all eanatorla Ktniulatlng tuberculosis, it was con- ol vocational training, for Ils thera- ccdcil thai Lhe resl cure coulil be I value. .In those where It has applied successfully to victims of the.! been tried Ihc officers eipresscd great the veterans become not only proficient, but deeply Interested. They compete wllh each other vo see who cnn tlo ilie licsl work. They make gifts for their at home. They gel up llllle cihlblllona for their relatives coming lo visit them, but above all they do not brooJ on their own troubles. Adlowcret] lable cover of their own making becomes the centre of (he universe to them and serves just as well to fccep llicfr mlhda oft" thetr disability as wouM a Tamtf'Ville show. Many of Ilio chief benefits of ILo conferunce arc along lines that do of j appeal to the popular imagination, New methods of daRslfylnj; patients For instance, lie emphasized the vEluc of the discussion of a new sya- lem first adopted by tbe ..Military Ilo.spllils commission as oc- cupational treatment. In -some snna- loria absolute rest la bellered lo lie in llie various stages ot the illj.cuse nru amung them. Have Already There ia still abroad in the land that unfortunate idea which should long since Iiare disappsared Uiat tuber- the only trealmenl. -In'oUiers hard culosis is a necessarily fatal disease. work and heavy ealtng 'is looked upon j Anylinily who aflcmle'd thai confer- as the Ideal. Both-have given good cnco could not have run away with results wlec, direction, but Dr.' the great IrulJi We wish to announce that our ladies' rest room is now open! AND YOl' TE CORDIALLY INVITED TO INSPitCf ANO.USE IT AT YOUR PLEASURE.' Bijou Motor Parlors THE HOUSE OF'SEnVlCE gave no evidence o[ living oilier tlun absolurely theui were that. If they are not cured and.] are slcfc! Dietitians in Demand One of the Military Hospitals com- lulejlon'a SnslltiUions, n-hlrh so far lias not found ila way into any of tbe sanatoria, rscelvcd a the; tuberculosis of tljem wanted ID know t from Ls. Several fire dietitians about vhlcli wo have heard so much? Why have Ihcjr not come out to Ilin sanatoria to help us out with our dietary prob- The doctors indicated In (heir remarkfi on this subject that they had heard great things about Ihe sucteas- ful administration of the culinary problems of hospitals where the com- mission has sent its dietitians and they recognized the wonderful help which these iromen, who have given BfJeDllflc sludy to inn (jueslfon of foaiJ. its preparation atid serving. could render. 1 Necdlesa to as soon as tlm mpasurcs beinp taken by the commis- sion to overcome the present short- age .of competent dietitians have been successful, llie .eairaloria will hear (rom.tbe general orgaoizlng dietitian. Senator George l.yiuli -vUtidrawal of his bill. ______ reading, utn.UI rviiuke direi- tors of OamidUn ruihvays iu fti Canbda, Seunior Imim- i aled that thy legislmlou was directly aimed ;it the (JrflDil Truult (Irand Trunk Pacific railways and dcslfitied tu Injure their creilil. lie tntorcil mlo n Etrtne defeuce of ihe Grand Trunk railway and said Seiiulor Slaualon liad previous n-liilons wlih them for lie and Sir K. I', (iuielius (former nianoger or the Intercolonial railway) liad been appointed to inves- tigate ihn conairijttiou ol Iho Gnuid j Tnmfc Pacific and since the Spanish Inqulfililou there hail been uuihins' like Hie Investigation lliey conducted. Ho Kaid ihe monej1 pafd to (he fnvcstl- Sal or was waFled. However, Hie In- vest Igatora were rewzrJcil. Mr. ellU3 had been apitointei1. manager of lha SDVcrnruent railways at a. year, anil .Air. Slautitoii had j been appointed senator, lie defcnU- 1-tlie ILnancmj; or the roads. Keiiator Sir Frederick Xicholls said thought Ihe HrjilEh slitircholdcrs of tlio (Irand Trunk were cntfllcil lo representation.- on the board iiro- an amcininiCTit that "the ma- ,orlty of s'nnrcnolders should reside In Canada." Senator Cloran field tnai the C3.000 British shareholders vrere entitled lo control Ibo oporallon of their road and ntme their directors and vas supported by Rcnalorg Edwards and Bostocfe. was given Sen- ator Lynch Slaiinton to withdraw tba country ylnce Tbu tlejiartnu'ul lias also Esiy lo Dodge t'nssidy's married that weighs SCO pounds. Tbe divil! He knowa hat nohody tan ligbt al that weight. nny suc-h Idea. U was polntotl ou( for .Instance, Jhat over 1.200-soldiers find ahcady liecn dfscharg'ed from Military Hospital commisslori sana- toria nfter periods of treatment of varying lengths and about SOO are at' present receiving (rcaticenf- Only some SO are classed as citronics" or Incurables. Several by-.medical of- ficers'to thelc pxperlcticca as pullents; In sanaforia led oue of the more casu- al observers to enquire aa to what proitorllou of the medical officers were former victims "dl The asloiiislilng fact was disclosed Dial rf 17 flupcrintemlcnts of sana- toria'fn attendance at the conference, 15 were former patients. It Is staled that these two arc Ihe only tuber- culosis experts in Canada who have not disease. Surely no bel- ler proof need be given ol the fact that the disease Is curablo. -OF course tticac- nicdlral men vrill tell you that the illsoasc Is merely nrrcslen( apparently arrested, or will use some such expression. The Tact remains tltal they were sick ami they are now well. A-healthier looking crowd .of professional men wns never seen than the group thai for two1 days sat nround the (allies in tlie old Victoria. Museum, concentrating their best energies to deliberation- upon' solving numerous problems connected ivith fighting -the white plague. They AdditionahlClassifierJ Ads, J I'HOi'ERTY FOK SALE The Smartest Utility Gar Ever Produced No other smart iport model, for to law price. No other smart mtxlel can be operated for so little.. No other tmtrt tport model U 10 eaty to handle and park. j Here U an economical utility car with anappy, ityle. And it'i a wonderful performer, ft a wonder of a Front are adjustable forward or tult the reach. The body ii trim black enamel and wire wheels red. .The smartest economy-utility CAT on wheels! Come in and get your Country Club today. Country Club FOIL SALE Gootl four-roomed cot- tage. Must ba niovcit from property. Apply 112 19IU St. N. G KO SAI-FT-Queen Victoria J230.00 each. Lois 22. 23. 25 Block nine. Terms to sull purchaser Box la, Herald. "WILL Fort George.lots coaling me HOOD, for second hand car'or team of horses. Kcnney McKen- Maclcod, Alberta. FOfT" fully-moriern for Bale oil easy terms, 4lh ATB. X.; 3 lotfi on I2tli C. north; 1 lot on 13lh, St.. north; nlso 1 billiard table. JJOO cash, antj 2 box ball alUea, -J2 II. M. Kennedy, 40-1 12lh St. porth, No Limits of Distance or Speed The next best fish- Ing picnic arc wonderfully close at hand when you ride an ,Indian. Arc you in a Indian has speed to spare. Arc there hills in the power will carry you over them likca bird. exclusive Indian Cradle Spring Frame Is (hejtreatestcomfof tfea- lure ever embodied In a motor- cycle. Why not get out and en- joy life on an Indian. FOR out of 'city, half acre and collage close lo car- line, also four roomed house on SO feel. Prices and Icrma most attrac- tive. Winnipeg properties considered in exchange. "Will meet anyone Inter- ested at ihc Alexandra Hotel the lat- ter part of month. Write John A, Bradley, Hotel Alexandra, Lelhhrldee. Oltaw-a, July the senate yes- terday Senator Gllmore called Ihe at- Ir-nllna of the' government to the re- quest cf tho.Canadian lood controller tlial Canadians should'eat a third less v heat, beef and bacon RO thai a greal- cr quantity of prllcles would tc i TPIlnblc Tor eipott nnd that' more foqfl o( a perlshaltlc nature ahould he consurncd-In Canada to cave the beef, bacon and wheat. He said the gov- ernment would uialie it easier IOT th'c people -If they removed Ihc lax on load3luffs entering thts' country Trcm the United SLbles. He Bald that the government could .thc.feed- 'Idf of Ihc front" any loss revenue that would result from the rcraoTal of duly on lood entering Can- ada. .i. l'.; Senator Lapdry said thai tho pro- posal Involved a change In the pol- icy ot the government; thai any re- ply to It Ehoulil be well considered. Slr'Jariies ijtjugne'ed slated that lie won id call the attention of Ihe gov-l crnmerit. to Ihrs I Motocyvo, arc will) (lie iiiitncsicd" F. 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