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HOSPITAL FESTIVITIES

The patients in tho Dun-edin Hospital were not forgotten yesterday. In the children's ward the little patients were treated t-;i a special tea. and received gifts from a heavilv-laden Christmas tree. A membe- of the honorary medical staff presided as "ChTistmns Carver" at the dinner in each of the other waTd*. Amongst those who participated w-ere. Drs Riley, Macdonald, Fitchett, Allen, Fergus, Carswell, and North. The Hospital Board wero represented bv Mr S. S. Myers (chairman). Mis Jackfon. and Messis falhoys. Knight, and F. G. Gumming. Besides tokens of the fa-son from triends and relatives, patients received small bouquets of 'lowers and cards ••From First. Church fiiends." aid the inmates of the men's waids received a cigar each as a compliment, from the board. Mr S. S. Myers (who has been connected with tho Hospital for 30 years) pnv-ided at the niuses's dinner. The various decorations and the completeness of the arrangements for 1-h.e patients, the t-L'iff. and'the nublic reflected credit, upon the matron (Miss Myles) and the house steward {.Mr Silvius). Mr Myers said that the ckvnrations were the best lie had seen within the building.

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HOSPITAL FESTIVITIES, Issue 15685, 26 December 1914

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HOSPITAL FESTIVITIES Issue 15685, 26 December 1914

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