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THE BOURBON NEWS, PARIS, KENTUCKY, OCTOBER 11, 1912
Work On Hospital Progressing.
With the view of having the W. W.
Massie Memorial Hospital ready for
occuDsncy at the earliest possible dateg
the work of Improving the old G. G.
White oroperty in While Adrtition,
which was purchased by the hospital
commissioners for that purpose, is be
ing pushed with all haste, and while
there is yet a large amount of work to
be done before the buiHing will be
thrown open, there 'is every evidence
of the keenest activity on the parti of
the contractors and those who have the
improvements under their supervision.
Notwithstanding the fact that there
has already been a vast expenditure
for the hospital.building and the im
provements so far, which has about
consumed all of the sumlus devised
lor the purpose, there will no doubt be
ample funds for the completion of the
work that has been undertaken, al
though it may be necessary to solicit
privat and popular subscrintionsjo fin
ish the building and lit it out properly.
The scarcity ortunds wui maKe it
necessary to abandon the plan for a
colored ward at'present, but it is prob
able that a sum sufficient to construct
an addition and tfi out apartments for
the colored peoplejwill be raised. The
colored lodges of this.city have a sum
of $1,000 tor this purpose and a promi
nent business man oi this section has
made the proposition to furnish ten
per cent ot.the total cost for a colored
ward. It is said the entire cost will
be about S5.500. a little more than one
third-of which has been raised.
latter being divided into medical and
surgical wards. Five private rooms
will be located on the second floor, and
each of the three floors will have a
modernly equipped diet kitchen. A
stairway from the tront and rear of
the building etxends to the second
floor, and the entire building is fitted
with an electric ca'l system. All of
the electric wiring in the building has
been completed and approved by the
tThe original arrangements of the
huildinc will Drovide many conveni
ences, wasnstanas ana cioseis, which
were installed when the building was
erected many yearsjagow ill be left in
position and thelarchitectural drawings
furnish an abundance of closets and
Dresses throughout the house.
Realiizng the importance ot utilizing
every available inch of space, the third
floor will be finished to the extent of
several rooms and m,which will be lo
cated an operating and sterilizing
! room, dressing room together with a
lounging room tor the physicians and
surgeons who will devote their time
and labors tojthe ward patients.
In the operating room will be installed
an outfit, an order for which has been
placed with Mr, Edward Hutchcraft,
representing the Scanlon Morris Co.,
of'Chicago, which has been purchased
by,the physicians of this city ata cost
of $1,800. The expense of this "equip
ment is borne entirely by the local
physicians, and the funds for this pur
pose was made up between them.
As a compliment to those interested
in the hospital movement and in the
- at - s- - liir 40v?1t 1- fc TJn 4-sil-i sin -Fl-
m A visit to the buildirigyesterday morn j hag donated t0 the hosDitafone of the
mg for the purpose of getting an idea . handsomest oneratin tables to be nur-
chased, and the same pattern used by
the Mayo Bros., of Kochester, Minn.,
and which will be installed in the emer
gency operating foom.
On the third floor will be located the
children's ward, facing on the west
and overlooking the broad poitico.
The ward has a capacity of six beds
number of cribs. The
rear part of the space on the third
floor will be used as a storaee and
nf thp. arrangement, was made by a
News reDorter and while the building
is yet far from completion it bears the
outline of a most complete hospital,
and far above any in tjie state of Ken
tucky outside of the larger cities.
The lower floorwith its two commo
dious rooms and hall has 'been ar
ranged to provide for nine private , and ant equal
rooms wnicn are sumcitsiiuy iaihO j-"- ,
twojbeds each. The front hall it is
planned to convert into the business ,
?uu ?,? -ii E Tf th 0ne of the most indispensable arti
iue uuimuig wui uc cMu.p.t'i-v. -w ."- pS ot nse ,n the hnsnitq is the sne
cial light for the operating
of the proceeds, 6,000, reinvested in
the White property. Of the endowment
fund of $10,000 left by MrH. Masaie
the larger portion has been expended
in the improvement of the White prop
erty for the hospital.
There yet remains many improve
ments on the building for which no
contract has been let. The hardwood
floors, painting of the walls of the
nuilding and furnishing thej rooms will
nqiire a considerable sum and it is
likely a campaign will be started soon
to raise a sufficient amount to defray
Tne HosDital Circle has a sum of
about $4,000 and is considering which
wnrk to undertake. However, it is au
thoritatively stated that it may make
an effort to raise sufficient funds to
meetjthe entire expense. PAt any rate,
in the event of their failure to d6 so
the local fraternal organizations and
private individuals will be asked to
furnish some of the rooms in the building.
An endowment tund for the chil
drens' ward, it is said will be provid
ed bv one of our nublic spirited
women, who will contribute a ium of
$500 for the purpose of maintaining this
One ob3ectionable;teature to tne sur
roundings of the hosmtal is that the
giounds are inadequatejand it has been
suggested that an effort be made to
purchase sucffiient of the adjoining
pronerty to furnish beautiful grounds.
The" landscaping ot the present grounds
will be in the hands of a competent
man, who has generously tendered his
I services without cost.
With the proper encouragement to
the movement and the united effort of
the citizens of Paris toward the pres
ent needs of the institution, the hos
pital should be completd and turned
over to the trustees without any in
debtedness hanging over it, beginning
its career under the most favorable
auspices and remain the pride of the
commurytv which has so long sought
an institution of this character.
order for which has been placed with
a leading firm, and it will be installed
on the third floor.
The operating rooms are all arrang-
nish the most natural light. This ar
rangement has been left entirely with
the local physicians, who have exer
cised the best judgment in selecting
I uitJir jucuuuij, renuering mem easily
(accessible, and provided with the
most modern conveniqncea.
The veranda, which extends almost
around the whole of the building, will
prove a great advantage, as convales
cent patients will have access to the
greater part of ihis when conditions
j will permit, although a portion will be
t enclosed on the west side of the build
matrons' room, which will be modernly
fitted with all conveniences. The low
er floor also furnishes ample space for
an emergency operating and receiving
room, with an entranced rom the East ,
siae ana witnout communication lu uie efJ t0 an advantage and ocated to fur
remainder of the huildincr. Tne nurses - u i . 7 i i:u. .m.:..
dining room will also be located on the
One of the latest improved electric
elevators extends to the third floor of
the building, and the shaft for this im
provement has about been completed.
The equipment was purchased at a
cost of $1,200. A clothes chute, with
which all modern hospitals are
equipped, will extend from the third
-floor to the basement, in wh;ch will be
located the laundrv. Electric dumb
waiters will extend to each floor.
A new steam heating system will be
so nitea as to iurnisn neat ior tne ue-, rv thp will nf fho iat Mrc w w
partment for colored people, when it Massie. a large portion of her estate
is .constructed, the capacity of the out-j was devised for hospital nurnoses and
fit beingisufhcient to supply both de- her city nome "Hidaway,"" at the cor
partments. The remainder of the base- ner of Vine and Scott avenue was des.
ment aside from the laundry and space jgnated as the location for the institu
allotted for the heating devices will tiorK Desiring to retain the old fam
ine utilized as compartments for ob- y home place. Mr. W. C. Massie, son
fitreperous patients. 0f Mrs. Massie, proposed its purchase
ihe second floor of the building will j from the rity, and with the. approval
be divided into three wards, one for of the city council the proDerty was
male and two for female patients, the sold for the sum of $7,500, and a Dart
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The following invitations have
been received in this city by friend
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on the evening uf Saturday the nine-
i teenth of October
One thousand nine hundred andltwelve
at half after eight o'clocK
Church of the Redeemer
Fifty-sixth street and Washington
You are"cordially invited to attend.
The following cards are enclosed:
after thelfirst of December
6027 Kimhark avenue.
The following invitations have
been isaued to out of town friends,
none being issued in Millersburg,
where relatives and friends are invited
to attend :
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Booth
invite you to be present
at the marriage of their daughter
Mr. Mackey Cole Grimes
on the evening of Wednesday,October
at eight o'clock
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Card of Thanks.
We desire to express our heartfelt
thanks to our relatives and friends and
neighbors Jor the many kindnesses
shown us during the sickness and
death of our beloved son and brother,
Owen V. McKenney, who died Sunday.
October 6, and for the many beautiful
floral offerings which were sent by his
G. N. McKENNEY AND FAMILY.
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This is What We Say When
You Buy a
' Lane Farm Sold.
One of the largest land sales con
ducted in this county was that yester
day afternoon of the W. A. Lane .farm
situated about six miles from Paris on
the Iron Works pike. The sale was
conducted by Auctioneer George D.
Speaker, ot the real estate firm of
Harris & Speakes at the court house
The farm of about 465 acres was
offered in three tracts separately, the
first, of 183 acres being sold to Mr.
Sharp, of Lexington, at $132.25 per
acre, while tract No. 2. containing 133
acres, was bid to $133 per acre and
knocked off to Mr. C. F. Redmon, of
Paris. Tract No. 3. containing 150
acres, was bought by Mr. Cassius M.
Clav at S76.25 per acre.
Following the sale of Tracts No. 1
and 2, they were offered as a whole
and the two tracts were purchased by
Mr. Clarence Lebus of Lexington, at
$122.50 per acre. The sale of the land
will aggregate an amount in excess of
$50,000. Bidders from several adjoin
ing counties were present.
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