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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 19, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY. MAY 10. 1017 THE LETHBWDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE FOURTEEN Building for Wounded; Returned Invalids Doubled Since Christmas Moro than twice ns^hnny disabled hospital, for men needing artificial MEDALS FOK CANADA'8 WOUXDKI) Cniiadlmt .�o!o recent arrivals hnvo 1�n conviile-scenis. Tlio Oanad'an medical authorities in Kncland have lint' yet found it praeiiciible to pond over any larse number of "bed i ases." One object of such a transference would be to make more room in oversea hospitals for men falling in the pieat military operations of the present year. Hnniiily our casualties in the new campaign ^o far have neon less heavy than had been feared-till-being hi-ge'y the result of the eff,,-i.j of munition workers botb here and in fie mo'lier'and. Every extra shell turned out lias meant the saving of Canaiiinn lives of wounded, of cov now ]).� expected to rise, as the fighting goes on. Cut the medical force in Kngland is better aide to deal with them than it ever was. T!i>? shipment of thousands of convalescent'; to Canada, and the return of an Incro'iig percenia'-re of cured t'len to the front, have ledmcd the num^vr r,i Canailian iiHT.IM* Mi Er eland frn-n r.'MSi; on Oetoh-T !!(. 1!>1�. to 14.f>4.r� 17. The latest total I.-, made up tb'W. ir. Canadian hos-vilpls, S.f'2i*. s!i->w.'n=r a -eduction of Z1; in sanatoria for consumptives. fi:\ r.'thH-ticn of 1?.: in British hospitals. ."i.*;T. a reduction of .'i.4o7. The New. Hospitals in Canada limbs and kindred appliances, will be ready very soon. Tlio main building. In fact--orected by the Salvation Army as a training centre-Is ready now. A ncrvh-e and diningroom building has been added, and two ward .buildings are in progress. About 4.r>n men ran be accommodated here. In the hospital grounds, which cover eight acres, a special building will be erected for the commission's artificial 'hub factory, now in operation on r-iuhair.i'i street. A Home for Incurables has been csiaidisKi" In the same city. Kornierly tlie Ma: t'n Treble home, it is now the Xll.litl Hall Military Convalescent Hospital. Tii'viy patients can be cared for in this. ;;. > tiist institution of its i;ind (or Can;ni:;i;i soldiers. in Toroiro. .'.'.so a njIsMon hall close to , fonvale scent hospita! has been taken over, for the training of masseurs--massage Hol.nc a iiiori impnrtr.iit part of the treatment in many cases of injury, rheumatism, and nerve troubles. A' Cobonre. the Ontario Military hosi itnl will have its capacity raised from 144 to 275 by the erection of new buildings. This institution will i be reserved for eurable cafes of shell-shock and other nerve troubles. A Hospital for the Insane has been secured at Newmarket. Out., by the acquisition of Pickering college. It will house 15') or 2^0 patients. At Winnipeg, the buildings of the SAD DEATH OF A CHAMPION LAD Drops Dead While Seeding Was Support of Widowed Mother A sudden, sad death occurred on their farm 10 miles east of Champion yesterday, which deprives Mrs. Sullivan, a widow who recently took up farming, of her oldest son, mid- the main dependent of the family. The Ind, Josoplv XI. Sullivan, aged lii, had been seeding during; yesterday, and was about to bring ih the machinery for the night when his younger brother noticed him topple from the drill. Ho wont over and found him .unconscious. In the absence of Coroner Humphries of Lotlibrldge, Dr. Rivers went out to the farm, and declared tho.cause ot doath to Ho heart failure. The fanvHy had only recently moved onto tjhe .{arm. SOLDIER VOTE WENT v SOLIDLY FOR HUGHES. Xlolbourne. Australia;7\in,v;.l?, ;.v,l�' Reuter'R. Ottawa Agency,-- It irf tiowj known that the soldier*' vote' was largely cast fop; Pretnlar'Unahea. in the recent federal relations. * ;Mv.' Hushes, in tho course of a speech yesterday, enld that this fact wns one of tho most gratifying features of tho elections. Tho victory of -the1 Nationalist party, h_o said, .'would spur tho Australian troops" to win fresh laurels. ' .�� ,  HUNS HURL TROOPS Paris,�May 19.-Germans once mon returned their ' attack on tho Ahjne front la�t night, hurling troops In waves against the French positions northwest ot nrayo-en-Ijaonnois, Tim war office announces that the Oor-inans wero unablo to rnnch the French lines excont on the extreme western pari of tho front attacked, where some Gorman detachments won a footing In advanced trenches. Spurs, to he fastenod to lien's legs to prevent tlicm ' sotting have boon patented by a Knnanii. On a recent visit to one of the Canadian Hospitals in England. Sir Robert Borden presented medals to wounded Canadian heroes. Our photo shows ono of the medal-winners displaying his decoration to his comrades. being remodelled, and will be ready in a few weeks. This (including the new hospital buildings already mentioned) will accommodate 750 men. and will be the centre of re-education for disabled Manlioban soldiers. At Moose Jaw. Sask.. the Ross Park school has been secured and will take 4nfi men. Two auxiliary buildings are being erected in the grounds. Further north in the same province, the hamfsome building of the Saskatoon V.XI.O.A. has b3en taken over, and will house 1,"S men. At Edmonton. Alberta college is being taken over from the Methodist authorities. It will accommodate 300 men: and it has the great advantage 'When "bed cases" do arrive in Can- of being close to the Provincial Agri-ado, in any considerable numbers, cultu-al college. there will be plenty of accommodation Near Vancouver. B.C.. two school for them. The commission long ago buildings at Point Grey. Braeniar and arranged with a score of hospitals Langara. are being addeil to the list, throughout the country for the recen- They will take 450 men between them lion (f about l.tK'O such cases. In addition, accommodation for 1.200 is being provided in buildings taken over or erected by the commission itself. At St. John. N.B.. for instant1", the Armouries have been converted into n 350-bed hospital. This is now ready for occupation. At Kingston. On'... the Arts building and Convocation hall of Queen's university have been turned into a hosnitr.l. with 550 beds. This also is ready for use. At Winnipeg, a new hospita! is being erected in the grounds of the old agrirulrtiral college with 320 beds, to be diviflpil between convalescent Here there are about 50 acres of land available. At Qnalicum Beach, near Victoria, a charming sea shore hotel has been transformed -into a hospital, and is aiready occupied. The accommodation is being increased from 120 to 22.". by 'be addition of four pavilions. At Sidney, also on Vancouver island, the accommodation of Rest-haven is Iieinr raised from 10,0 to 200. Tho total convalescent accommodation. .ayaUable-or in sight, is about S.oOO. without including the Hospital for the Insane. At the Forts of Arrival. Great additions and improvements Rylands' "After Supper" Sale Another List of Bargains that should crowd the store again tonight. A whole table full for your selection and active hosnital rases as occasion are being made to the accommoda-rec.uires. The buildings should be ; timi for men immediately on their ar-ready before the end of .Vny. ! rival from overseas at Halifax and At" Quebec and Montreal.' the Sav- Quebec, ard Park and Grey Nuns' Convales- At Halifas. the Immigration build-cent hospitals, respectively may be 'ng on pier 2 has been transformed used for "bed cases" later on. Both into a clearing hospital for 450 men. are readv for such a purpose without and is already in use. Part of the alteration. building is reserved for tuberculosis Beds for 1.2�0 Consumptives patients. The officers of a hospital For consumptives, the accommoda- ship arriving the other day remarked tion is being largelv increased. that they had never seen provision so. At Kentville. N.S., the commission excellent for wounded men. or hospi- > has-just added two pavilions, for C4 tal trains so good as those provided, soldiers, to the existing sanatorium. , for (1>e more serious cases. j and" is now putting up a vocational At Quebec, the clearing depot, form-1 building where the patients ran en- erly the -Immigration building, is being gage in various arts and crafts. , completely remodelled, and will house ] At Kingston, the new buildings at l,nfJ0 men or eren more. Special ac-j the Sir Oliver Mowat sanatorium commbdation has been set apart for have b�en completed, and 175 patients the cases of tuberculosis and mental can be accommodated there. ' derangement. At Hamilton, the three smaller oa- Altogether between 500 and 600 men vilions and the vocational building are are now at work on the various build-fmished. and the two large pavilions: inSs mentioned for the reception, are nearly complete. >. treatment, and training of the soldiers At London, the three new pavilions t wn� have suffered in our service. I' are already in use. and an infirmary , _'__ building is under way. j At Ninette, Man., two soldiers' pa-1 vilions are being added to the .pro- . vineial sanatorium. , [ At Regina. Sask.. the Earl Grey j school is being transformed into a,[ sanatorium, and an infirmary build-' Ins'is being added. i When afl these are finished, the \ total accommodation for tuberculosis ; members of the force will be about ; ~ .3.250. More Room for Convalescents ' For convalescents, also, much new accommodation is being provided. '� At, Halifax, a convalescent hospital \ is being erected on Camp Hill, .the! property of the imperial government.1 Besides three residential buildings.! for 300 men. there will be a dining i hall and service building, and a vo-! cational building. The work is ex-j pected to be finished by July 1. At; tho same city, two of the Presbyterian j college buildings on Pine Hill have j been taken over. They need very: little alteration, and will accotnmo-! date 125 men. j At Sydney, Cape Breton Island, Mr. ' Moxbam's house, in fine grounds |. sloping^down to the harbour, has just been transferred to the commission, { and is already occupied. It will ac-I commodate 100 men. ! In Montreal, the former Loyola col-' lege building lias been taken over, and about 100 men are already in --*� residence. Here there is room for j 250. SU George's home has also been occupied, and it holds over 50 men. I At Whitby, Ont., where a magnifl-! j cent institution has been leased by; the Ontario government for convales-'. cent soldiers of the Toronto district, ' ; the acconimodatioji is being steadily ; increased and will probably reach 1500 i before the summer ends. A vocation-: al building is under construction Boys' 'Overalls at oOe Boys' Black or Khaki Drill Overalls, 4 to 12 year sizes. Excellent value at this price. Boys' 'Shirt Waists Made from a good quality percale^, invisible draw tapes. Sizes C to 12 years.  pairs Men's Socks $1.00 Men's Colored Lisle and Silk Hose. Samples worth up to 60c a pair-. On sale for tonight only. .Sample Vests, 15c to 35c Ladies' Cotton and Lisle Thread Undervests with short or no sleeves. This lot contains underwear worth up to 60c. AH sizes. Umbrellas at - - 1.25 Men's and Women's Umbrellas. Strong frames. Good top and assorted handles. Sample IIo.se, pairs / $i.oo Included In this lot of Ladles' Hose will tfb found Silk Hoot Hose, Lace Lisle .ami Silk Lisle. Black, tans and white. Worth up to 60c pair. � . ' Jap Silk Waists, 1.49 2 dozen only. White Hnbutnl Silk Waists. Lnrge collar. Sizes Sfi to -14. They will all go tonight at this price. Dressing Jackets 1.00 Loose fitting Japanese Short Kimonas. Made from floral crepes that will wash. Colors, pink, sky and mauve. New Coats By express todqg 10 only "High Crude iNove'lty Coats in apple green and Jof-fro blue velour cloth. Large collars, full length, baggy pockets. Also 2 Silk Cpats. Priced *2S to �35. Print House Dresses . 08c ' A neat check print house dress. Justnew in today. Sizes to 44. Selling regularly for $1.50 and on said tonight onjy. A Corset Sale - - 05c Warners and D. & A. Corsets. Light weight batiste. A splendid corset for summer wear. Low and medium bust. Slzos to 26 only. Child's Lisle Hose 25c Ton dozen Girls' Fine Mercerized Lisle Hose. White, sky and pink. Also a few tuns. Worth 40c nil over this city. On sale tonight only. Sizes "> to 0M;i Ladies' Cliainoisettc Gloves 75c White Ch'amoisette Lisle Gloves. Sizes C to S in the lot. A special purchase. Priced to clear the lot tonight. Regular .<1. You.Save at Least 10 % when you deal at a Strictly Cash Store For nervousness and lack of blood, try-ABBEY'S VITA TABLETS At All Dru'gftists 50 Centsa Box OFFICE STATIONERY LOOSE LEAF LEDGERS, LOOSE LEAF PRICE BOOKS, LEGAL FORMS. ' AGENTS FOR OFFICE SPECIALTY MANUFACTURING CO.'S FILING CABINETS, ETC. Everall' - & Franks CORNER FOURTH AVENUE AND FIFTH STREET iimUllllllll y rTTi'l-i�rv Alaska Steel Beds iox Mother and Baby B��rand Every woman of discriminating taste will Le'grcatly charmed with thq quiet elegance of the new Alaska Steel Beds now on display in furniture stores everywhere. These beds are very attractive in appearance, varied in design, and will harmonize with the best^ in bedroom furnishings. Being light in weight, they will not mar rugs nor floors and arc easily moved. Finished in beautiiul, snow-white enamel, put on to stay. You'll wont one when < you see them I Alaska Safe Cribs have high sides and close-set filler rods so that baby can't get caught nor fall ouU ' , Noiseless side slide and easy-running casters. Handsome enough fox the finest nursery, yet moderate in price. C 1 ~~ See your Dealer's Exhibit of these Beds v THE ALASKA BEDDING CO., Limited Makers of Bedsteads and Bedding. ,,. Calgary WINNIPEG '\ Hegina "Alaska on mi article saeans High Grade Every Particle* M7\V Another fine provincial institution! at Guelph, Ont., will be ready for oc- j cuputlon by Canadian soldiers very 1 �hortl'y. It will accommodate 80(1 men, I nil will be the great re-education centre, of Ontario for men; who need training for new trades as ,a result of disablement, by service., AV^Xbnto itself, the Orthopaedic OX'T discard your last .season's clothes just because they're a little soiled or wrinkled. Let us revive them for you. Let us add another summer of service to your gowns and dresses. We'll lengthen their life and make them fresh, bright and clean. The extravagant part of clothes is that some of us don't get all the use out of them that's in them, but our process of dry cleaning and steam cleaning will freshen them up wonderfully. Go through your family's wardrobe and call upon us topui them in shape tor another season's wear. tar City Dyeing & Cleaning Works BESIDE FIRE HALL TELEPHONE 444 ive ;