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Dr A. E. Shipley, Master of Chnsk'a College, Unweraifcy of Cambridge, and one of England's foremost educators, has turned from scholarship to prac fcjcal things (states a London correa poocfent). has )U6t inyentec] a soup plate and meat £late for use by men who have lost an arm in the war, or who have the use of only one arm on account of wounds. A man who suddenly fiqdg himself without oao of his arms has great difficulty in manag« his food. Dr Shipley came in con taot with the problem at the great open air boapifcal at Cambridge, where there are hundreds of wounded men. He saw the difficulties of armless men, bow with ordinary dishes a man could get only a part of his aonp, while bia moat or pucjding woulcj Blip all over the place. Dr Shipley turned his inventive genius on the problem. Be devised a soup-plate with a depres sion in the centre which will catch the last three or four spoonfuls and make them accessible. The meat or pudding plate, to be used for solid food, has vertical sides and an overlapping rim, Againßt this pieces of food can be pushed without any risk of their toppling over the edge of the plate, A London firm has arranged to manufacture the dishes, and they are befpg put op the marked in various forms and styles;

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TABLE PROBLEMS FOR CRIPPLED MEN., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3534, 7 April 1916

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TABLE PROBLEMS FOR CRIPPLED MEN. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3534, 7 April 1916

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