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KIBW FOOD MARKET RMiEIIOM GIVES IMPRESSION MJT HOSPITALS CaUnl Rock In A Wetry Land, And Shelter In Time of Storm By DOUGLASS HILL MOREHEAD. "Speaking of operations 1 ’ is a fa vorite pastime of poet-operatives, and a conversation devoutly to be run from, a play phrase of humorous writers, and a time worn Joke. Well then, why bring that up? Because I wish to speak of operations and I wish to add and discuss their com plement. co-operation. In tire matter of surgery and hos pitalization. I have bpen merely an in nocent bystander, an interested on looker at the Ills that flesh is heir to But through the ill of my own "flesh tind blood” I have been a vi carious suffer, and am a very' sensible critic. I, personally, have never had an ill day in my life, and am like the old colored mammy, who asked to namee her diseases, replied that she had "never had nothing but smallpox and Jim." I haven’t even had small pox and "having Jim 1 ' was just a plea sant rest, and a case where the end more than justified the means. How ever. I have a large family connec tion who at one time or andther have been “operatives, and I have learned about hospitals from them. Droll stories have been written by eminent authors upo nthe subject of operations, post-operatives have mini- , mixed the discomforts, and time has i healed scars upon memories as well as bodies, but If one would tell the ] truth there Is no such thing as a: minor operation and no operation Is 1 considered exactly the patient's idea of a good timee. I am all in favor of adding to. rath ‘ er than taking from, and hope to die Intestate and with my boots on. but ' —if I should have the ill fortune to' fall by the wayside I hope some con- t venlent Samaritan will ring for tho | Whitt Maria with the Red Cross on It. and I shall mount to It's cabin and give my orders to the man. and take ; a sweet and easy ride to the hospital, j For well beings there may be no place [ like home, but for the physical down- | nnd-outers the hospital Is a rescue house and it's staff a veritable sal- . vation army. Joking aside, there is nothing too! good that I can say for the comforts j of a good hospital, and there are no j bad ones, only greater or lesser, for all hospitals are efounded upon the j same ideals and run along the same lines and are superior to any home in the treatment of disease. There are ■ hospitals larger than others, hospitals ] WESTER’S I Specials i h m h H Fat Meat, per pour d 6c M Compound Lard, per pound . 7 l-2c ri M U Mixed Sausage, per found 7 l-2c U M Pig Liver, per pound 10c h N ■■■■*-—-■ *»■—'■ ■■ " H H Good Steak, per pound 12 l-2c m H ■■tL-,'-” -■-■>■■■ - * n Good Roast, per pouridf . _TI Pork Roast, per pound 15c | 10 lb. Bag Sugar 45/ ] U 12 lb., bag fancy flour 29c pe i——————— 24 lb. bag fancy flour 58c m H 48 lb., bag fancy flour sl.lO * H —■■« ■■■-■.■■ ■ H H Half barrel fancy flour $1.95 M □ 100 lb., bag c. s. meal sl.lO * U 100 lb., ships tuff $1.15 m M Choice bay *_ SI.OO m M 1100 lb. C. S. Hulk 37V 2 < I j N H H We carry a full line of freak meats, gro- M □ eerie., fruits, vegetables, feedstuff, cows, " Q pigs etc., and ewr erice. right oft all. M g WESTER’S : iSIG SISTER— An Ounce of Prevention By LES FORGRAvt E op course"i hated i_i<e / 1L - y vs/hat *»n those shoes? inoeeo novj you jcs' waltz back and p^t EvEßVtmsiG ID SEC AUNT ( MERE* HOLD \ * YOU’RE. NOT I vjH ATT HAVE I TOLO YOUR RUBBERS ON. I M NOT GONG Tq tLLEM and Phoebe leave lon amiwte 1 just \ . vou'BOUT x. have vou catching cold ip i can »VT at TM SAM 6 TiME IT'S WHERE OUTDOORS j \ >tXjR •NOAPVKTt) OE. IN POLL / >OOGO<N<S P VW TO PLAV / VOOkNOWHOW J BETH 1 \ BE NORS«N<SSiCK PEOPLE 1 Charge of thuogs'qoumo v _ rA <m the / \wetaio*slc''vv j i won't j / AW |\theres noush^doo ■Tw- HOUSC again! r . y rwm SNOW* J TH , SNO\;ic‘ J 'set wct! / ( SHUCKS \ 'Round here'thoot 1 vyy'' | y ~rw«r ' better equipped, hospitals which, be cause of the human element of their personnel, function more smoothly than others, but even a small in firmary has advantages over the homeopathic ministrations of a color ed midwife and any operating theatre is better than a lantern lit kitchen. For evary hospital holds cleanliness to be almost equal in power and glory with godliness; cleanliness is the god of the hospice, the institutional way of serving God. Not the soap and water incorruption of mere mortals, but sanitation disinfected, antiseptic, sterile, "not touched by human hands." To cleanliness is added sys- I tern, schedule, order, but not immut ' able Median law; regulation temper ; ed by humanitarianism and justice by ; mercy. i A hospital is all things to all men; a life saving station; a public health center; a health education school; a physical reconstruction plant; and an inspiration to physicians. Hospitals study eternally the phy -1 chology of neuresthenia (of both pa- I tients and doctors! and the newest j and best methods for the alleviation of pain and the restoration of hope, but amid such stupendous studies take notlc of the tempting of cap ; ricious apptltles and amusements of | brain children. However, in spite of ! all their studies, I have observed that materia medica has found nothing to equal the efficacy of a good old fash ioned mustard plaster in the treat ment of pulmonary diseases and cas tor oil is still on many a diet chart-. Belhg onty a layman, I cannot give scientific information about institu tions of healing, but merely as ap preciation of the benefits derived. Having fought sickaess at home are* at hospitals I speak with authority of the superiority afforded by the lat- HENDERSON, (N. C.,j DAILY DISPATCH' FREDAY, FEBRUARY 5. 1932 LJ. S. Consulate at Shanghai Here is . photo of the American Consulate at Whangpoo Road Shanghai, which is acting as a clearing house for the interchange ol diplomatic note? .between our State Department and Other govern ments interested in the Sino-Japanese crisis in the Far East. Th«. Consulate has been one of the busiest places in Shanghai since tht first Japanese threat to occupy the city. Inset is Consul General Edwin S. Cunningham. ter. When fever arises suddenly, without apparent reason, the imme diate availability of skilled physicians and experienced nurses Is no small consideration to an anxious mother. When water is hot when it should be, and the frigidalre never fails to make ice, when room temperatures are even though the patient's fluctuates, when the supplies are inexhaustible and the medicine chest fully equipped, and the Curfew is rung at nine o’clock and silence imposd for the benefit of the nerve racked well, these are some of the minor services a hospital renders. But even a hospital, though almost infallible, cannot do the maximum good if a patient insists on being a Gandhi, a non co-operative. Even a non violent opposition campaign is detrimental to the efforts of the doc I “M” System I H I Pure Rio 12 l/ - c I Coffee, lb. Snowdrift Lard 3-pound QQ r |jl RT, Coffee, JJ C bucket J .’ C I I 98 lbs. FLOUR $1.99 I Luzianne 99- Full Cream 17- I Coffee _ 4,C Cheese, lb. 11C ... . _ I I 12 lbs. FLOUR I 0 ‘ & Fat Back Meat 7n ■ Sweet Sugar 2s c thick, per lb. /C ■ Corn, 3 cans I Peanut But- IQ C ■ ter, 10-oz. jar w Rib Side QVuc I Duke’s Home Meat Made IQp I Mayonaise _. —— I Full Line of Fruits I I and Vegetables I i tors and nurses. A patient must make positive motions, /both mental and physical, towards *• health, and learn, preach and practice "Abandon fear all ye who enter here.” In a hospital doctors and nurses are at their best, and if given a chance, a fighting chance, they can effect a cure. Give them a break! ”Lie still, Pat, the \ doctor knows best” said the Irish wo man to her reviving husband, just pronounced dead. That’s the spirit' Os course being in rude halth I am noe qualifid to speak of the suf fering of the sick, but many an in valid, temporary or chronic, akes ad vanage of heir horizonal posilon to be querulous and dissatisfied, if not downright disagreeable ,and abusive of those who would help them. Pa tient is a misnomer for many as hos pital inmate,- impatient is the word. An' old maiden lady, a charity neures thenic chronic, once complained of the tortures she had endured at the hands of the nurses. Beaded to re port the nature of the cruelites per petrated upon her, she finally and reluctantly, due to maidenly modesty no doubt, said that some fleud had administered an enema. Os such stuff as complaints are made on. Many a person, especially during this late financial unpleasantness, considers hospitalizations expensive. Patients have been brought to the hospital when it was too late, because their families thought that they could not meet the expenses incidental to an operation o ra period of treat You Can’t Have Your Cake and Eat It Too Neither can you have hot gp|ja[Bß| j Don’t waste enough fuel weather and hot water. . . to heat your home (when that is, if you are de- 1 li jfvK it isn’t necessary) just pending upon your fur- * or sake of having hot . . water. You will save nace to do your water 9 IlflHi u , -i. » x. I MH money by installing an heating. It may be time iVlbm Automatic Storage Water for winter, but there have 1‘ Heater, and at the same been very few days cold jIB time solve the hot water enough to keep the fur- IH problem for next sum nace going full blast, con- j nl m J' r * Such an installation, h» q , U h.P„ y thl ' h ?lf J■ i| dential Combination Serv has been the result. Hot mflh mg water is a necessity, and ||| .. ... f * . can be had all the vear ill 14 P oSSlb!e for y° u t 0 use ’round with a General ; I IHI ' more elec ‘ ricity , fo . r •“ Electric Hotpoint Electric ! 1 purpoaes at a much lower Water*..*,. • ... ‘ ... * *;• I «A>nvincea. GENERAL HvlfugOt. Electric Water Heaters $lO 9Pp]3H 2 Tears Down To Pay ■ UJWES I USHTING | COW » RESIDENTIAL COMBINATION SERVICE RATE One of the lowest rates offered in the Carolinas for combination Residential Lighting, Cooking and Heating Seme* CAROLINA Power €l Light Company ment. The pity of It. Truly an error o fthe uninitiated. No price is too great to pay for health, but most hospitals, being ele emosynary in practice, have a price ra|ige without parallel among caran vansarles. The minimum rate of nothing in the charity wards supplies ail the requisites of healing, and the average maximum or ten dollars a day, American plan .adds only the luxury of privacy. In either case you get the best the house affords in the matter of bed and board. And. such board. No nriother love nor natural “cooking hand’’ can produce the meals of trained dieticians. My cook has been jealous ever since my last sojourn in a hospital. Tliiugh my hospital e*pcr>rn * e Y>s not teen wide or proionred, [ j, avf *r my capacity of sM enough of these resorts of rs cu ♦ra- M.n to ica'tz* that there Is n , Uw,' for com f »*t. only comp.i -ent. an d no truth in the legends we used to hear of the inquisitional tortu.es of institutions, netlorls. Gon» »re th* days when w,= believe such storte*; ail now realise that a hospi'e! is % rock in a weaiy land, a shelter in t time of ato»m,” and like the leaver o< the tree of the Garden of Ebn ii given to ».s for the hea'n;* of Hie rations.