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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta SATUBDAY, MAY 8, 1920. THK 'PAGE SEVENTEEN Many Wives Deserted Last Year Says Miss Tilly In Nursing Mission Report Comprehensive Report of of Charitable Institution Tells of Activities in Maiy. is ImpoVtant Phase ;of Mission's Hoirte Greatly two special nupGOB last, spring for two weeks when the second outbreak of Influenza An epidemic cf desertion seemed io nreep over this district last year aad most piteous tales were totd us by women left alone with. smaH children, and not dplUr td buy food. Another Ifjtie woman -who looks Uie a. girl In her teems Is trying (o keep a home for her three her husband qerres a two year' (fcrm, In the pro- Tlacial Jail. In tne food, keep the milk4-Station opea, not Cor tho summer months only, tut for tho entire year, it tho benefit to the babies la to be permanent, and al- though 'this will mean more tooney and more work, we are askiEg for tho support of both the men and tho wom- en Letlibrldgo who have stood by us BO splendidly, effuris to pave the babies.' One or two Sniiwcss of the result ot our laac year's -work may bo In- to A doctor phoned clothing coal and must be provided. otter naceaitties VoClovbng report ot lag Mission tot the year ending M 3 1 st, 1 920 (llth AnniMl Report) 1 .Clawtt led List ObitetVlcal 130. obstetri- cal 12J, prenatal 69, cological lOf opemtivee 33, 'post tiye.ll, 4. Total Pneumonia 3, .cystitis tpnai lltU' 4, cancer end'ooafd Kte .7; iuaigeslloa adults) 1, SIS patients were oared tor free and rewired .......2M1 calW caJk (day) 3566 No. oit proteMidotl caHs (night) 153 No. ot friendly-and relief calls S85 No. at bumnew 932 office 7603 Totai'oale................H52S No., graduate .nurses, supplkxl 49 in'ilVMt'Inf-.' 11, rheuaiWiua i, 1, para- lyaio, 'i. JiteiB-fcy' typhoid- 9, oonvut eioaa t, brain tniripr 1, malnutriUoii It marasmus .2, 2. nwritis'a, OUB, il. Total.162. To-, uj aumijir of! 650. SI reoelyed- 768.calls 133 paiienti paid -part 'fee and- rewlved 1'6 i THIi KIDNEY PILLS No. .61 Catte forewomen .for, work calls fwc for Jay's 32 No. jcalls" for dart 7 vofk J..... .3} Tho past year a very busy trust a-'sjiccially useful one "to .tbofie requiring the Our Xiret object JrtLi been relieve dlstrees in irtiafover' forta found Vfcjk-. In' their own wner lioe medicines ning where .food licking-" "atnonfe the patients, custards; 'K'llles and I He Dyspepsia 'or Twen- ty Years a'n'd" Now Loves no Oppor- tunity tocsin's the Praisti of Dodd's Kidney STB. DES' MO NTS, Tourlillc, Gaspe'Co., May 7. "I always keefcsDodd's -Kidney Pills, in thfe hquse.'> That Is the 'tribute Mr. Pierre. BlaSsieJle, la well-known resi- at the -tek'eji-fc'.tiieni by tht others it .was supplied from 4ie ctty'i. -Relief fund. 'The' -wiiiter'.lSis .been more thaii iisually. iohg-. coM, with it "appeals. ifpr coal, warni and bed ciotfies. 'One mother .told us Iff had taken ber tHl agon .'.to get .'old baby "tha w- wl- ,and cold, aud evcn'Uion ehe.'had .divided as. best she. could- the' clothing on1 the only, 'where' five slept. With'- tlie' splfimiid donations' 6f warm toriiforter3: received'1 frpm ;ih6 of -the' Woinpn'a'. lil- at girls' 'club- at .1 leads of pool were out by the city at ou? request.. clctt- and'boots given to 98 rijei.ln tie, city. Thanka to the the (ood-. fellows of OhriilmM was again a joyous Cjme at the XStreion. Were packed and distributed to 87 families, find toys, books, caudy; fruit and new .'clothing were e'eht to 21S The hampers contained the uaual 'chicken, plum puddioe or mince pies, cranberry jelly fruit, yege-, tables, cheese and bread laiter donated by Mr. Gilmore) and were made, as attractive as possible. with tissue -paper, bright etlck- and op top of'all a'tiincliof holly, supply, of which i tent us hy the Terrtll One of our friends who ua Ydti 'thb iir. jiere Aether Sritii iw'o club .dellyer- ed all .our'hampenSj and their .che'ery, the people .called upon helped to .lirieliteh. tic day and offerings 'mcfe'aJc- ceptable.' went .over .tie lop' as'usual giving'and when all our. Christmas bills'.were paid wo touch tho Mission and have been advised from iime to time. A short time ago a picture came to of this splendkl boy, then wt'ighing 19ii At anolBer time oae of our staff went 30 miles into the country at a doctor's request, suiyiug lor two days to show a mother bow to ciako a spe- cial Low and when to feed it, aud Ihe genera! tare required. This baby was very ili and is now well aud strong. Thest tip the; SOUth i i the ,we.' oaried '-for.; were four iieionged-0 to t6tnbrid ge; V ji ut. had J700 to.provitlo coni- forta.'and- tako' care Vhich the oltj'B relief fund .could pot cover: (From tho fubd of last year we paid rent, for'two widows' for sue mouths, for threo other women when ii' was'impossible for them to pay.- Board was paid for two children for-three-.months. mother had 'and the father, was an invalid for many months.-- Part fare wasrpaid for a juother end her-five children to go to''the -home'of the friends in the east. t .Glas'sea were botight for a sdhqol-glri .-whoso eyoSght was found d.octor. school far account. Special nure'ea t.iwere supplied for 'eeribusly ill patients.- to. stay- in homes where lay. abiesiJn'June to 24; July, 35; Aug si, September, 41; October 'and 44, numh'cr babies' supplied diir- the: 'summer -wais; 71, 'also five Qiall sick .childr'cn and twottubo'rcu ar paUenti. For 23 baties tiie food was sncilal prepared. -We. found -tli at! Instead if the number decreasing as 'the cool weather cAme, the number1 increased, ind the doctors strongly urge thtvt These provided crios (or on average of 16 families month throughout entire year Tho smallest number In any on month was'II, tho' nnmhc 31. II provided mftat' (onco a week for 9 families, milk lor 6 faml hoota for 12 school children, clothing for an old -sraman dependon on the city, medicine for 21 patlenl (this means that we paid for the fil ins ot the ,dodor's Th cartage Includes the delivering threo Icada of wood donated to for nuedy families, the moving of family from the house they vacate Into anothev Hltlo shatk. Ren was paid for two deserted one for threo months tho other two months. Work -srflfi later fle ed for toth o( thcae women In th country where they could have 'the children: with them. Room rent -wa paid for one old wan who wort enough at odd joha to pay for his foo but ho cannot for Boa hos heen paid for another old ma who mnnot do work of any kind, an should ho in ftn Institution. Ono of Ihe hotels gives him n HUlo room ad keens him for per week, which weemsi as If they loo were doing Ih'e-ir Doard and roost was paid for Constipallon, although generally rle scribed as a disease, can never exist unless some of the organs nre ilfranf id, which la generally found lo bo Ihe'liver. There is nothing more pr.U ''ivo ot general Ill.healUi'than c.ir.'sH; inn of tho bowels, and a regular is EibEolutely essenlion to gener.'.l i O'no ot the most common. n.iii'M r.i'.' troahlesomo troubles caused iv cnn stlpatlon is piles, and Ihu bow els are kppt open by the use of n gooil laxative such as >Silburn'a Laxa-Liver Pills the whole system will b oncd nnd many different of diseases arise, so If you would bo well keep your bowels regular. Mr. A. Rodcr, Hastings SI., K., Van couver, B, C.. desire to exprCBS my thanks for what Mllburn's i'ills have done for me. I had'been suffering from consllpallor for two ycarfl, and also had a bad cough and headaches. I tried all sorts of curpfl and remedies, hut go no re lief until 1 was advised to try your pills, I got great relief after the first few doses." Get Milhurn'a Lnxa-Uver Pills .wlici you ask for them or send 25c and lhc> will bo sent by return ol mall by The T. MDburn Co.. Limited, Toronto, Onl HELP THE BABIES! TAG DAY, MAY 15 f INTERNATIONAL Surpassing Me Beauties ofoooitzedand A VACATION IN YOUR HOME LAND OU have heard oF (he beauties of Switzerland and ttie attractions of Europe, but what dp you know of (he wonders and magnificence of your own home land? Are yoii not as much interested in America as in Europe? Q Spend this year's vacation in.ihe Norihwu, ths VyorkTs greatest out-of-doors and yoo will realize .what.a glorious. heritage is yourii Ths snow-capped moimnms ocenn beaches inland seas apple proves 'primeval forests, enchanting lakes, thirty-eight golf courses, fifteen thousand miles of tcSnic highways, and the cool, sunny climate of Washing- ton and British Columbia lure you to a vacation more resiful and enjoyable n can fwl Tn flpnrh'r arf rf for Tree lllujirslfj BocVlel lo ifty in Oregon. or Bril'iiS Cefumbia, or to Herbcrl CoihWit, Sctreiiry, Nonhwcil TourE try governmcfll funds 10 gfve free iftformafwn, L C Stmtih Scaitle ;