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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta f SHALL BE BANNED FROM HOSPITALS One of Them Tells How Pro posed Regulation Would Probably Work NO LOVE FOR NURSING Out are Anxious to Pla a Part in Winning thi War Danger By BETTt HIS question the National r I Nursing Association Is now bringing before the public In and Ottawa in Our men are to be waited upon only by trained women and not by who have had a few lectures Is the verdict of the Whoso fault Is It The course of the John Ambulance is the only course recognized by the Government to combat with the shortage of which Is bound to ensue from the strain placed upon If this course Is only a few and it turns out incompetent it is the fault of those who outline the course and not the fault of the girls who take They are willing to spend any amount of reasonable time and energy to become efficient If the Government will only show the These are girls of the finest calibre of Canadian woman They are university graduates and college They are who are willing to give up every thing just to When a girl be comes a she is then in the service of her She Is will ing to put any amount of energy into her for in all my experience I never remember any trying to shirk any duty assigned her And that is not She must pay her own buy her own and also Jive on a much smaller al lowance than would be necessary should she choose any other kind of war for which some of her friends are receiving big Not that the mind doing this in the least The privilege of di rectly helping our boys Is quite worth If such small sacrifices as this were sufficient to win the how thankful we all would Many of these girls could command high sal aries in the business world were they LIFES DARKEST OH wui Lovfty MUSIC AND But HEU LEARN tbUke ITIN ILL SEE THAT HE rrotris SWVNTS 16 NOT I MB BEEN A OF A Boys FOR THE CHURCH ANP i WANT YOUR SONTO i KNOW HE HAS A SvwefcT XN5SOCIATIOMS FbRHIM Trie NICEST CHOIR PRACTICE Twice epartments in Railroading In the United States are FrontLoco motive Dispatchers io Provides Model American Shops Enfylotfng By REBECCA 5Tho course includes tele Industries have guarded mamml block signal opera W so butthey prefer to don a grey uniform and help the graduate who though wears two stars and receives a lieutenants pay is not always her superior In civil Does a military hospital require a staff of trained nurses exclusively The cases in a military hospital are for the most part amputa nerve and muscle disability and also joint In other the average patient for the most part is organically per Their strenuous outdoor life of the last two or three years has made them hard as The only illness Is in the part If this is the if It is an open wound it is dressed once or twice a day by a trained as the case may If paralysis or joint he re ceives treatment in massage or re and with an to guard carefully his the average soldier in Canada is thus competently cared Misused Ability HEN you consider these it seems a misused ability to a trained nurse the work of sorting assigning making and giving the afternoon nourish making beds and keeping the tvards or keeping the instru ments and pans sterile in the dress ing Yet this must be And itis this work which the have been not taking thework 9f the trained nurse aa many owingto their lack of knowledge of the have The plan submitted by the asso ciation is that those girls who are nowdoing work should be put into civilian thijs releasing girls who are ntow who havehad two yearsof This sounds quite feasible enough on first but will it work out The girls who are now working voluntarily in our hospitals are girls who have made a speciality of edu cation and culture along different Nurbingr as a profession has never entered into their else they would have entered a hos pital to But when the need for help aose In the military hospi these unselfishly dropped the line of endeavor they werepar ticularly interested in and went into our military They wanted to help their country in her hour of ixntl It is most unlikely that these girls will change their minds about their line of and when the hour of need has passed and the war is fought to a finish they will take up that work which they so un selfishly feavu up for their Another class of girls found among are girls who have all their life long reclined inthe lap of They have had maids to wait on chauffeurs to drive HICIU This luxurious idle life ihny gave up tor the time being to i take a hand in the world war Foi these girls two a civilian hospital not they are perfectly willing to work like Tro lans for country and they do scrub beds fum lockers ill declare they can see them In their but to spend two years in a civilian It not only does not appeal to but they in many cases refuse to do They do not have to earn their livingand what is use of spending two years in a civilian hospital when they will never use Do Other War Work N most cases these girls would 1 turn their attention to other wa work which will in all probability be a little more remunerative for most of them are bound to hav a hand in this fight one way or an and they will only put their energies into other If this is the case the civilian hospitals wil not only suffer from the change but military hospitals will also be This is readily shown by the fact that in one of our citj military hospitals twentyfive V A for There are not enough second year nurses to tw hospitals In any thing like these conse quently the work which is by these volunteer workers though It must not be be done in a slipshod The reilly important medical work will have to be In this way the now competent team work which has up to the present been wonderfullv carried out between the nurses and will be disorganized and the Government be forced to pay a lieutenants salary to accomplish the work heretofore done bv volunteer This will only add another tax the already overworked There is no short cut to the nurs ing profession and the girls of the I Ambulance Brigade are intelligent enough to understand the situation and the folly of such a dangerous But their work in Canada up to the present hasbeen more on the line of routine work rather than the nursing of very sick and does not require the long though it is quite as These girls have prov f and Although their r not so much allglorv as that of a trained they have The Carefullest Mah in the World By Wel an1 credit Ask any returned soldier for his opinion of a and you will M 1 uncetain terms who or asoldier of high rank It is always the same They are the finest girls Let us always remerflk when we think of a D her only compensation for hard work is the thousht of work well done and the satisfaction of knowing she has done what she THE Springs works done an up to the sunall the crops an He s banished the cold an sowed his gold on the flats m th the garden medder Les raise the flaga better one was never yet unfurled But first I want to tell ye the Carefullcst Man in the Kings are kind 6 carelesslike with others blood an bone But no one can I swear to man carefuller o their When I read about the German dead before the heated guns the King in Germany with six uninjured sons I tnink o Each fireside has its martyrs who have eitner died or bied The millions grieve for the sons whb leave an Join the host o dead Such caution in a fightin man was never seen before The 7 WhUe a 10neSOm iSe The death an woe ho recommends to bli Is not for himTou bet your lifeor his gcro Huns battlesin a tcelclad O speeds great preserver o theaKiser Theyre like the bold jackrabbit an other tribes What have lighten in their sinews an the motto All clear the road an Stan squaretoed a When the aKiser starts for safety with 1 an his ust think o Kaiser marchin1 up with six unliijured sons S Huns FRIGHTENED OF CASHANp CARRY Every Grocer Is Fearful His Competitor Would Get the Best of Him on By A I couldnt sell them for a cent said the All Im making on those eggs is five cents a and then theres hardly a dozen goes out but the boy brings one the lady refusing it because its Seems to me you ought to fire the I Huh And get a worse jnay This ones but hes And talking of how much do you think I have to pay that lad Eisht dollars week and meals That would take from the five cent profit on a dozen said Thats only considerable one Theres and and the now wrap your eggs in has gqpe iiway up in and and yes I Its ter I trying to get Pound to the bright side of you make more profit on fjier and then again lot on more See that he pointing to a garbage basket That was a dol lars worth of spinach on It didnt and on its nothings worth of I suggested that if he had offered H to me for fifty cents when was in the store late Saturday he would have split the loss fifty but we have often argued about and he Is a stubborn and firmly of the opinion that if he once did that to his customers he would hnve an empty shop until and then a No Benefit Paying Cash D UT setting back to the delivery U I said nt Now what discount will you allow me If come hand out the hard cash I do pay cash and even If ly own I have to pay you to allow my neighbor Interest on her unpaid account and extra bookkeeping Ajjxl he said he wus sorry but It was but If all the merchants pave a discount for cash and carry ho misht be able to do so likewise I suggested the same to several and they were all of the opinion that if women would carry their goods and they could sell but nil the carry the goods in my own little on the spot and basket Now 1 couldnt sell a cent cheaper But look what Id save you in de livery and to say nothing of the risk of had 1 nut I have to keep the boy to oblige other and naybo In carrying a parcel to one he would pass vour door eVCr from anil i afraid to bo first to take such a Up to Housewives XTOW we housewives are a busy and with our little families at ojir skirts we cannot do anything very big to All our efforts aro maybe a pair of socks knitted odd minutes of or a spoon ful o or a cup of white flour But right hero la something we could most of and by dting it release many boys and bookkeepers and liorses and carts for more useful And by doing it we would perhaps cut down tho cost of living u unless of the merchants Poclsetedthe or producers of it and raise the much Ot the absence of delivery racllitlijs in the stores would Home times be a great nuisance to but then we are all putting qp with things we never dreamed of finding them not nearly so ter flble as And If It sometimes happens that t would be worth five or cents extra to have our parcel triniu would surely be some kiddle Kind earn it for his or her Red 1 themsolves more Jealously from tho of women than that of Even In those branches of work to which women have long been ad mitted in other Industries tho rail roads have preferred using boys to The tradition was that a boy who entered the railroad even as office or switch boy would aspire to become engineer or conductor or agent by Intervening stages that were Insurmountable by and that therefore women would not de vote themselves to their work with the sama On the part of the workmen there was the well sustained objection that the admis sion of women would mean the breaking down of The ex perience of tho past year in the United though slight as yet by comparison with that of Eng has modified both these tra I have before me a table of the employment of women by the Pennsylvania Railroad system of lines east of Pittsburg showing that in the last year wo men have been put to work at fifty eight as against pos sibly a dozen of the year There were on March for clerks and steno as against 448 on May 1917 257 attendants in store tool rooms and against five year before 192 messengers against 19 against and as 92 signal as And of pioneers in jobs never before filled by women there arc the following interesting statis tics 5 Locomotive 2 Distributors Pullman 20 6 6 Hammer 3 Gang 5 Mechanics 4 I 7 Power operators electric 31 Shop f 138 Telegraph operators 4 Switch 8 Ticket 6 2 Turntable 82 Watchwomen at The more obvious results ara on what one railroad man has II luminatingly called the housekeep ing side of railroading As cleaners of dispensers of sellers of markers of bulle tin boards and in the performing of the minor semiimportant and im portant duties of the indoor depart ments the substitution has wrought no change in quality of labor per formed or in the usual conditions of labor for On the New York Central they found the women dispensers of in formation by phone more mtient and often rnoro reliable than the men they had heretofore The Pennsylvania has opened to ivomen their Philadelphia school that ms heretofore been conducted for young men desiring ft learn railroad tlon and station offlco The Kansas Texas has open ed four schools on a general plan similar to that of tho Pennsylvania So that as men leave these Jobs for war service trained women will be to take their the Leader BUT the admission of women to tho shops has required some al teration in the conditions of work The Angus shops of tho Canadian Pacific provide tho model for all rail road shops In the United States who are replacing men with These normally employing about made adequate pro vision for the admission of taking info consideration the funda mental temperamental and physical differences oC the method a man and a Woman may employ fn doing the same piece of In cases Where women were employed at machinery it was often necessary to it to tho womans lower Scats were provided for work requiring a stooping Measures of safe ty are taught With the ad mission of women to the industry has come necessity for welfare and in this the Angus shops shpwed high degree of enlighten Retiring rooms were built In a quiet corner of tho shops and a matron was installed to look after the comfort of tho women and to super vise In an unobtrusive way the per Rest periods are allowed each There is a womans where soup and bread are furnished at and fizsilitles are given them for making hot tea and T firstaid Some idea of the varied classes of work which women are doing In these shops may be gained from the following survey published in the Railway Age Gazem Pleased With Results N the maln foor of tho cblno nnd erecting shops HOW TORONTO WOMEN CARRY THHRtARDSi One at Least Has Hers in Ba of a Pocket Lucky Thought I MEMORIZINcTNUMBEl Dreadful Pouibiiities Ahe When We Shall All Be Known by I jj N a public waiting room ths otl day I noticed a young lady gfj Jng fixedly at something In something seemed te bi i card of It tij on a nearer I discovered to my stirprjfj It was a registration N j why was the woman holding it out i ront of her like that Ye Gods s hnd a mirror in the back of her cer Icate and It was only r I 5th of What may happen wh ho registration card grows Doubtless we shall see It dished J n all sorts of I to chain and worn abc 1 ho neck as a or brooch jl mltrel It may ultimately become elt or the principal orr nentntlon of a hat worn aa a wrl atch a shoe ive the thing time and1 Har I to thus early In o delightfully solve the momentt roblem for mil I So with the thing One c 1 they were found handing out tools from tha central tool Several of them operate mlllinfrmachlnes antl brass lathes and do otner light work In theniahufacturing tool Sev eral women are also employed In the electrical repair shop making repairs to field Between 40 and EO per of the Inside employes in the storekeep Ing department are They were found doing such work as sort Ing small castings on in the unloadingof materials from packing material for chocking shipments nnd doing cleri cal and trucking of I In the locomotive repair depart ment nt least 200 are engaged In various taste of repairing passen ger equipment and building new freight In tho steel where the steel underframes are assembled for freight and passenger women arcs used for operating drill Onelyoung lady was noticed operat ing a threespindle bolt Womou are used in the truck shop for operating drill cleaning One woman was en gaged In operating three power Fortyone women were found at work on Uie scrap docks antl in the reclamation These women were more muscular than those doing the indoor work and handled the heavy parts and pushed wheelbarrows with the same energy as do men ordinarily engaged in this class of Pennsylvania Railroad has gone the furihest and professes it self satisfied with the The unskilled labor of men may in man always find a place to carry a m Was It a man who was enough to invent that certify Iffl case with a mirror on one side V A Munition Probler TWO lady munition workers wf this discussing it on the car What on earth are wo to dd the supposed to have on us allthe but I dont belif one can keep it safe and flirtg fshc Yesterday I put it in an c velopo and pinned it with a pin inside my at afatti the first shell I sometni and it wasthe safety i tearing through tho so thor took it out and put it down the of my I left it there tl got mind I took it out it was dripping it was that day it poured rain an had low shoes Silly t keep mine In my ha basr in my Im not going to run a chance of being j The other day I camo upon a man knitting and she was in aloj with her knitting crooning ov five figures she wassayi i over again I kn she wasnt counting Have you got what new telephc I cases be replaced by the unskilled la jor of women iwithout any dlstlnc live How wpuld a matter like thlfc accprnpllsherl By the mujority of women for It Or would the majority of women want a casil u cftny Return of the Ribbon Hat QNCB more tho ribbon hat is our midst In a black an and w with Its She kept on repeating her flguv or a time before she answered blip uly Im memorising my reglstr tion number Numbered Overmuch j HOPE to goodness Ill cot haj 1 to other number tags f on to me for three d ferent ones and as muj as I can Im nearly greyheir ed trying1 to remember them l number my telephcl Im alsp number at and now tj horrid long five otl makes one feel of like a parcel something go by hope to goodm well not bo known by a number i hen veil j Tho companion of the above spei or answered thats what the poet trv to Impress on us long ago when j said Whats In a name Wl li troubles me Is some day whj someone asla mo my therl a possibility that I may have entiij ly forgotten such a seemingly portaiit thing and just answer Im not qulto but Im eltlt 3870513 or I shouldnt wonder a bit If I dont some day come to marrying I number and the marriage ceremoj be I number 384591 take thee nui ber 1 WONT BE EIE man WJK is content to wait do justice not miss the bitter pangs of die CHOOSING FOR chooses big wife for i way she looks on the street lorn makes a serious HOW BOUT DOC MEDICAL journal foj this story 4 while making his through a was momen tarlly dazed when a wounded so dier Inquired querulously when one dootor doctor another does doctq the doctoring th1 other doctor like the doctor to be or does the doctoi doing the doctoring doctor th other doctor like tho doctor flolni the doctoring wants to docto him ;