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To The Editors Of The Miiglish Woman's J...
classes a visit is less as for much attendance to a laborer than earning they do fifteen to rich shillings people a ; week but ei as ght a e guinea enpence is £ 300 and knowthat if with this
fortune to a gentleman could procure with , no medical a year , attendance we for , less than gentlemen a guinea a visit , they Thi would s is just think the it cas a e great with hardshi the p , and they woul do d not seldom seek medical send for aid a doctor till they .
are very ill indeed , and thus many poor ; a malady that might have been easily cured Slihter at first illnesses , becomes especiall a serious y those and of tedious children affair , are — left perhaps altogether a fatal to one nature . ,
and thus g much suffering , is endured that might have been avoided . In cases have like these not received , I believe instruction that amateur in a hosp ladies ital often . do good , even though they
a medical Certainl turn y the are ministrations much of ht the after clergyman and valued ' s wife b , the or any other and this lady inde with - pendentlof the , hope of soug to assist the recovery y of poor the , patient . The
plan of associated y ladies seems soup to be only an extension of the same system , and Tlie wou working ld probabl classes y prove are useful quite . ignorant of all the common nursing arts ; arrowroot
associated even barley they can these -water seldom ladies would , & c were make . do Any good to a poultice lad be , and y so , almost heroic relieve , app , l and , y could if a they fomentation self teach -devoted could these not , as or cure to prepare simp seek . le If training things one of , and the by , italher services would then
be passing invaluable some . months Often as a nurse man in a dare lying not -in hosp send for , the doctor to attend his not never wife come because be , paid having of ; and the a long a expense , medical poor bill : . alread man sometimes cannot y owing , always if him he did , g which ive send time he , the and well doctor medicine knows would will for
entirel consequence nothing y . ignorant In may these , be perhaps cases life-long the , on woman suffering the subject is . made If , and this over then self to , - as devoted the he ht trul care lad y of to remarks y a was nei not g h hbor , the in
association salary affluent as circumstances a compensation by the admission , the for other her of loss honorary associated of time members , ladies and active this mi , who g would in join would the strengthen g pay ive their er the
believe subscription that , this but lad would y would not wish be secure to take from an prosecution part if no nursing charge was . I made to her patients . onlattended the would the
Neitherwhen it was found that she y poor , medical men , ' s jealousy be greatly aroused : probably , in many instances , they would consider her a help , not a rival . the doctor that
Scripture She of oug difficulty ht reader , in , fact refer or , Biblewoman to to bear him the same does , relation to the parish to clergyman _parisli , and in all a
cases . I hope " Q . " will go on with her scheme If , she and succeeds let us know the next idea year will , in this
Journalwhat her success has been . , spread , and I "believe , that she will then have done a most useful work . trul
Yours Country y , Resident .
Open Council. 209
OPEN COUNCIL . 209
To The Editors Of The English Woman's Jo...
To the _Editors of the English Woman ' s Journal . IjADIES
the To judge day , from your to correspondence be the want of , good one serv of the ants most . Who pressing ever heard wants two of
respectable present matrons seems conversing without hearing loud and bitter complaints regarding the slovenliness , & c , and of the worst housemaid of allthe , the incapacity
mistresses of of tlie improving cook , the " the u upp state — ishness of at least things " of the b . oth m Servant , atrons , s of may Eng " land better , would themselves impossibility seem to , "
never canso say . _K _" ow , if this really be so , it is time women stirred themselves
VOL . VIII . Q
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Nov. 1, 1861, page 209, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01111861/page/65/