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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, MAY TUB LETHBRIDOE DAiLT PAGE FIVE Don't Forget the BIG SALE of the WILSON'S BANKRUPT STOCK going on at the old stand. If you fire need of fur- niture, HOUSE FURNISHING, CROCKERY, GLASS- WARE, ..DRY GOODS, NOTIONS AND CHILDREN'S READY-TO-WEAR, this is your opportunity to save money. i Everytlnig must be sold in the next 20 days, and a better Bankrupt stock to select from you never saw. Come Early and Get Your Pick 13th Street TAKE THE BLUE LINE OAK AND IT WILL BRING YOU TO OUR DOOR PHONE 1224 The following is the annual report of tlie Nursing Mission: Classification of Patients Obstetrical (mothers) 82 Obsterical, (babies) SIJ Surgical 63 Post' operative care and dressings 17 Operations.................. 413 Medical (9fij Bronchitis............'...... C Whooping Cough............ 3 Nervous diseases S Colitis s Indigestion (adults) 1 Indigestion 11 Cystitis.................... 11 Tuberculosis................. 4 Convulsions.................. 2 Tonsilitis.................... 1 j Typhoid 28 I Gas poisoning Efrcstaxes................. La grippe.....-............. Phlebites.................. Menengltls.................. Gyncological............... Unclassified 116' patients paid full fee and re- ceived SI putients paid part fee and re- ceived calls SB5 163 patients were cared for free and received calls Number of Professional calls (day) Professional calls (night) Friendly and Relief calls Business calls......... School calls Office calls.......... In comparing this report with that of last year or the previous year's, we are pleased to note the steady in- crease in every department. Fifty- six more patients were taken care of .1325 and 993 more professional calls made i as well as 1324 more business, friend- .2862 ly and relief calls. 140 Our business calls include the pay- 927 ing or collecting of bills, the buying 627 for our needy people, calling at the 232 request of prospective patients, but 3-103 more than all the securing of Total calls Hours spent at school Calls for outside nurses sup- plied Calls for women for days work Calls for men for days work Calls for maids for days' work 8191 203 Total patients We are still doing the nursing for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., and although the fee paid by them Rniall, it. was of considerable bene- lit to us in some of the long typhoid cases during the recent epidemic. From the 1st of-.March or. since the outbreak of typhoid it was nec- essary tc engage a third nurse to take care of the many calls which had to be made, and we are pleased to re- port that not one case had to be re- fused.' men or those who require them; 475 of these requests for help having been filled. We started this employment bur- 1 eau with the idea of helping those In need of work, but who did not know where to look for It. We are also glad to be of service to those requiring help, and long walks are taken, sometimes at very inconven- ient times, to fill their orders. Of this we do not complain but when the requests come In late and we cannot supply them, it seems diffi- cult to explain to some people that all we need is just to be told in time day's notice being quite suffic- ient, Statement of Relief Account j RECEIPTS I Cash, balance March 31, 1915 S 3.38 I 31st, IfllG ...............2588.35 One of our nurses assists Dr, balance- 31 160G.77 lor, the medical supervisor 'of the Receipts for year ending Mar. schools. Notices are sent io the par- ents, or if any serious troube is found the nurse calls and explains to the parents why special attention should, he given. Health kr tfiek We men For Forty Years Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound Has Been Woman's Most Reliable Medicine is More Proof. To women who are suffering from some form of woman's special ills, and have a constant fear of breaking down, the three following letters ought to bring hope: North Crandon, I 16 years old I gofc married and at IS years I gave birtli to twins and it lefl me with very poor health. I could not walk across the floor without having to sit down to rest and it was hard for me to keep about and do my work. I went to a doctor and he told me I had a displacement and ulcers, and would have to have an operation. This frightened me so much that I did not know what to do. heard of Lydia IS. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound I tnought I would give it a trial and it made me as l say enough in favor of the Mrs. HAYUK ASBACH, North Crandon, Wis. Testimony from Oklahoma. to take Lydia E. Pinkham's vegetal) e Compound I seemed to be good for I tired easily and had headaches much of the time and was irregular. I took it again betore my little child was born and it did me a wonderful amount of good at that time. I never fail to recoiiimend 'Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Qpmppund to ailmg women because it lias done so much lor A. L. MCGASLAND, 609 Have. St., Jawton, Okla. From a Grateful Massachusetts Woman.] Roxbury, was suffering from inflamJl mation and was examined by a physician who found that my trouble was caused by a displacement. symptoms were bearing down pains, backache, and sluggish liver. I tried several kinds of medi- cine; then I was asked to try Lydia E. Pinkham's vegetable Compound. It has cured me and I am pleased to be in my usual good health by using it and highly recommend Airs. B. M "tii nt nine o'clock. Pte. W. Cleaver, A. 'M. C.. now in I France, and .Mrs. Cleaver, of Leth bridge, announce the engagement of Bash- eldest daughter, tn Pte. E. Milton, of the 3isi battalion now in France. The engagement. Is announced of Miss Bessie Patteeon, formerly of this city and Lieut. Arnold Taylor, 151st battalion, Edmonton, the mar- riage to lake place on Wednesday -May IMth. Miss Patteson is spending a week in the city the guest of Miss Mabel Wallace. At the regular monthly meeting of the Daughters and Maids of England held last week a past president's jew el was presented to Mrs. C. Wakelin who has been president of the local lodge for the past two years. Tiie members also presented .Mrs. Wale Hn with a handsome silver cake basl et, as a token of their appreciation of the efforts and'good work by her on behalf of the society. The presen- tation was made by President Mr-> E, Scott. Miss A_ Matson, who leaves on Friday to visit her sister in Cneur d1 Alene, Idaho, was honor guest at a surprise party last night. Her Sun- day school class oi seventeen girls in the "teen" age journeyed to ili'er home and all enjoyed 'a social even- ing. On behalf of the class, Miss Rebecca Hurst, the president, pres ented Miss Matson with a nook and extended best wishes for a pteasan holiday.' Dainty refreshments were i served during the evening. Mrs. YA Westcott .will be in charge of the j class until Miss Matson's return. Mrs. C. E. Carberry greeted many I guests at her home on Eleventh street when she received yesterday j for the first time since her marriage. The hostess had chosen for the oc- casion a very becoming'gown of pale pink ninon, the skirt being scalloped over pink brocade, and wore a cor sage boquet of Richmond roses, Mrs. Murrell-Wright received with the hostess and was wearing black taffeta with black hat adorned with smart purple bows. The hostess' niece, Miss Collier of Medicine Hat. also received I with her and was wearing a three- j decker dress of yellow flowered voile. Pink was the prevailing color the dining room, pink roses in silver basket forming the central dec- oration of the tea table, where fluffy j bawa of pink maline and strands of 1 Emllax were artistically arranged. Pouring tea was Mrs. M. s. McAr- thur, wearing a white pauama hat trimmed with black and white picot ribbon and n frock of pale pink strip ed marquisette trimmed with black bebe velvet ribbon. Airs. J. G. Rob- ertson, In black ninon and satin with large black hat, cut the ices. Assist- ing in serving were Miss Wilson, Miss Dawson and Miss Ashton. Little Adair Simpson in white embroidery frock and pink ribbons opened the door. A SMASHING and LASTING UNTIL the END OF MAY The price of every article in the store will be completely smashed. Corning just ut this season of tlhe year this sale will enable'the housewife to solve the problem of obtaining that piece of Furniture Rug or Drapery scheme that .seemed so high in price, without further worry. THERE IS NOTHING HELD OUT Our whole stock is included in this har- i'e.ast. handsome -Furniture and Beds. Dainty- -Drapery Mn- iteriiils; "etc.. all at prices that We Posi- tively Guarantee will 25 to cents on every dol- lar spent here.- The Bargains Shown in Both our Windows Are but the advance of hundreds awaiting you inside Come-mid look around anyway. It is no trouble to us, and we win RED TAG TELL THE STORY. STANDARD FURNITURE CO. Opp. Court House. Home of Quality Furniture. 4th Avenue South Case oranges, Mrs. Francis 9th ave. Canned fruit, Miss Wright. Christmas cakes, Mrs. Irving. Christmas stockings, Mrs. Ward. Two turkeys, Delanys Limited. 300 pounds sugar, Geo. Kerr Co. Toys and boots from Knox and Wes- ley Sunday schools, and a shower ot good things from the senior classes jf Knox Sunday school and from the Baptist S.S. These Included flour, rolled oats, hatter, sugar, tea, fruit, vegetables, Jelly, cake, candy and chickens. The.donations of money which have been EQ generously contributed to the mission in other years by societies and private individuals, was sadly aching (his yoar, owing no doubt (o heavy demands and .urgent need-of ho Patriotic Red Cross societies, md Christmas came very near with- out our knowing where we were go-, ng to secure funds to provide Christ- j mas cheer for our poor people, but as usual a way was provided. The Herald started a "Christmas Cheer Fund" and the amount realized was including what was sent us direct. Hampers were packed and deliver- ed to -19 families. Bach child these homes receiving a red scrim stock ing containing fruit, candy, books toys, and usually some needed article of new clothing. We do not know whether' they were more gratefu Ithan in other years but never before did we receive so many kind letters of appreciation and what pleased us most was the call, early next morning, of three small hoys from different homes, who came to say "thauk you" for what they had received. During the early part of the year or from April to July the requests for relief were much greater than at the present time, provisions being and care of a '9 'months old baby un- til the mother 'se'cu'red work. The mother of this baby came here with her husband hoping to get work. They were entirely without means and a few day's after their" arrival he was taken to the Gait Hospital, where he died soon after. We were able to get free burial for him through the city official Board was paid at the hotel for a week-end for a woman who came here expecting to find her husband; also for another woman and her lit- tle child. Her husband was serving time in the provincial jail. She was afterwards sent to friends at the coast. A young girl was boarded for 10 days awaiting a trial, in which she was the plaintiff. The help supplied was wliefe there was sickness, two cases being old women who live alone and were too ill to care for themselves. In other cases the mothers were ill, and little children to be taken care of and in one or two instances it only meant going Into a home things np- Regarding the nursing, I would like to quote from Dr. DeVeber's last health report of the city and from that you will see that the efforts of pur nurses are being recognized the health department: by What the Press Agents Say At the Qrpheuhi J. K. Park, the clever character actor, and Miss Kitty Allen and. Co. who support him, will appear at the Orpheum again tonight In-'the three sketches which have pleased :big aud- iences during the past two evenings. Mr. Park will give a complete change of program tomorrow evening for the balance of the week. "The untiring efforts of the Nursing Mission to teach the mothers how to properly prepare foods for infants is also bear ing- 'good fruit and the mem- bers of the mission should have the hearty thanks and support of the community in their good work, and to (hose whose generosity rendered pos- sible the foundation and carrying on nf the mission, I can only say, they have the thanks of the health depart- to thank the city com- provided for 98 families in April 1915 and in March 1916 only 17 families. Our average per month during the year was 43 Thirty-two children and three women were given new boots, new clothing, mostly un- derwear, stockings and sweaters to >7 children, new blankets to one farii- ly. new warm quilts to five families, medicine provided for 31- patients, new infants' clothing for seven bab- 'es, where no provision could be made 'or them, Jelly, custards, beef tea" and other sick room dainties to 33 pa- tents; bed linen given to three fam- Hes where there was sickness: warm clothing and boots to 22S families. The mortgage Interest mentioned n our statement was paid as renti _. _____ or n family where the" father lias tor a conference of the representatives'; Minstrels, who are' booked in for _ icon an invalid for two years and the tnft Textile association and the Im-'two days' engagement on Monday and ment." We wish missioners whoso confidence and sup- port makes our relief work-possible, tile newspapers for free advertising and kindly notices, the city police for their courtesy and assistance, the doctors, through whose recommenda- tion so many patients have come .un- der our care, and all those who by their kindness havo helped to make our work a (Signed) success. Anne .M. Tilley, Superintendent. POOR SUFFER AT DUS3ELDORF Diisseldorf, via. London, May AtSfarlanii Edith Taliaferro, charming actress, makes her photodramatic de- but in "A Young which will the feature at Starland tonight .and tomorrow. This is the story of a ro- mantic young saleslady who has saved up and decides to play the role of a society girl for a week at a famous lumraer resort. She has many ad- and the story is. full of Com- edy and laughable situations. Another of the famous animated cartoons and d good comedy will be shown on.tho same program, and Miss Siaim and Mr. Fleming will sing a duet. At the Empress The big Red Feather feature' ''The Path of Happiness" will be shown for the first time at the Empress to- night, and nobody should miss seeing this great play. .The star is Violet Mersereau with Harry-Benham sup- porting. The story is of a girl who has been brought up In the back- woods and knows nothing of the life In the world. Her only friend is-ja Greek cripple. .The tale is of how a New Yorker comes to the woods to find health and also finds Joan and everywhere. The show takes the.form: of the regular minstrel performance, beinK In parts, the first being a distinctly original minstrel "circle" with .the comical "end inter- locutor and comedians, into which la introduced many new features, whilst the second part, or "olio" takes the form of an up-to-the-minute vaudeville presentation, concluding with the breezy Southern scene "Southland." The company carry a band that can really play, a good orchestra, and sev- eral other special attractions. Beats will be on sale fat Hedleys Friday. Is in love with her. He of course a fight with the Greek but the story has ..a happy ending a fitting climax to an intensely inter: esting play. At the Majestic The next attraction ,at the. Majestic heatre will? be the Africander number of small children makes it porial Clothing headquarters, an- mpoRslblt for tlie mother .to, dp, out-1 nonncemont was made. that two cards Tuesday next, May.lfith.and 16th. Now on a tour of the entire' Dominion of Canada, those clever exponents ot all Ide worfc, would soon be Introduced' for tin The board trills paid include the fol- benefit nf the poorer'sections of the i that is good in darky minstrelsy are was paid for the board population, I meeting with pronounced aucceiB AN IMPORTANT LETTER FROM NIAGARA FALLS. Niagara Falls, was miserable, ired out and dragging around. My legs could scarcely sup- port me. My bus- pand had read about 'FaTorite Prescription' and he got me to use it. I. used four bottles and the results were surprising. I eoc stronger, was less nerrous, my appe- tite improTed and I felt like, ft new per- son. It is the best medic Jie for women I have ever heard of." A. C. BROWN, 39 Clifton Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. v'} There is nothing that will bring com- fort and renew hope to the invalid BO surely as good news. When the vital forces are at a low ebb and everything seems useless, a ray of joy and assur- stimulate' the weary body, to new effort and eni loved one has tui siege of sickness. -urnea the A letter from a tide in many a. Doctor Pierce, of 'he Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y., has good newc for every' suffering woman. Write him to-day and tell him your troubles, and he will send you just the right ..dvice to restore you to health and tiring back the roses to your cheeks, anil wifhout charge. His "Favorite Prescription" has been the rescue of thousands of suffering women. Many grateful have taken Dr. Pierce's advice. Mothers, if your daughters are weak, lack ambition, are troubled with head- aches, lassitude and are piOe and rickly, Doctor Pierce's Favorite Prescription u< just'what nwi to surely bring the bloom of health to their cheek- sod them strong healthy. It not a wonftftaied? Hs ingredients are ptutcd on ;