Page 6 Duke Hospitai., InterGom Baker House News At this time of year, tlie house staff starts thinking of moving along, changing hospitals, o])ening practices and so on. ^lany residents already have places lined uj), and others are still thinking, but all will eventually settle down by Summer. ^Marriages in tiie news: Jim Kelly (Blood Bank) and I^va Gottschall (X-Ray), wed in Lynchburg, and Dr. Mortimer who was married in Atlanta. Dr. Byerly (ENT) and M. A. Mena- fee (O.R.) made tlie news with their engagement announcement. Zeke Zacharian and liis wife are very proud of their brand new daugh ter, born on March 25. Familiar sights around B. II.: John Lord (and his book by Goren) together with Sarah Dent taking on all comers in bridge—usually win ning, too. Jim Knight, thinking about In dustrial Medicine and taking off on weekends to discuss deals with “wlieels.” All expenses paid, too! The little sign still hanging outside the TV room, asking house staff to con tribute to the “Antenna Fund” and going iuuu)ticed now. Fund is lag- ging too. The old cigarette machine that darn near gets broken every time it fails to ])i'oduce a nickel chauge. ]\Irs. Holt, eating a caiuly bar and drinking coffee (cream and sugar) telling people how she is going to re duce. The secretarial staff! lounging in B. 11. in the afternoon si]>ping cokes and adding scenic decor to the place. Six Employees Join Housekeeping Dept, By Mrs. ilartha J. Scoggins The IIousekeei)ing Department wel comed six new emjiloyees this month : Jliss Velma Jones, Jliss Carolina Turner, C. B. Burch and Warren Wood to the day group and Josei)h Green and James Pei-ry to the night group. ]\Irs. Edith Whitted and Mrs. Frances Jones, Baker House maids, tried out our surgery in March. Frances is good as new and back on duty; Edith is still in the country recu2:>erating. iMi’s. Iris Rogers, Hospital maid, has a ne\v daughter. ]\Irs. Lizzie Tate, Medical O.P.C. night maid, is still on the cri])pled list, from the auto ac cident in January. Mrs. Kuth May’s, surgical floor supervisor, bad foot has broken her perfect attendance record for this year. Jesse Singletary, Minot janitor, being a good husband, told his wife that she needed a vacation and pro vided a trip for her to Providence, R. I., and now Jesse is forsaking all and going to Providence to live. Mrs. Gladys Pickard, linen room supervisor, modeled her new Easter outfit for her husband the other night. Response: One long whistle and two short ones. Now she thinks she will be tlie best dressed lady in the Easter Parade. Our heartfelt synipath}' goes out to those who have recently lost loved ones: Haywood Johnson, who lost his motlier, Jlrs. Blanclie Whitfield, her daiighter, and ]\lrs. ^Maggie Boler, her father. Hurrah, vacation days are here again and those shouting with glee are *Maxie Smith, Otha Daye, ]\[rs. Edna Miller, Alexander Barnes, Floyd Watson and Andrew Williams. Yours truly attended the A.II.A. show in Atlanta, Ga. aiul hopes she returned with a bag fidl of new ideas on sanitation. (iood housekeei)ing ])ostcrs of “Lit ter Bug” have a])peared on our bul letin boards in the ^Medical School and Hospital this month. Let’s help do away with Lou Ijitter Bug. Here are some things which ai’e im portant to your success wherever you are and whatever you are doing, iloreover, they are largely your re sponsibility: Health, ])osture, ajjpear- ance and voice. Kiiul words are j)leasant to hear and easy to say. A low voice is heard more clearly than a shrill one and is easier on the throat. Courteous words, s])oken in a pleas ing voice, show that you are a pleasant ])ers()n to have around. In the Spring a young man’s fancy usually turns to love, but not so with From The Auxiliary By Miss ilary Poston Thanks to all of you foi- your pa tronage! You have made it possible for us to UTulertake a new project. We will award a three-year scholar ship to a student in the School of Nursing. Our first recii)ieut is Miss Mary Ann Kedfern, who will enter the School of Nursing this June. AVhen Miss Redfern is graduated, we ho]>e to be able to sponsor another pros])ee- tive nurse. We ai’e happy to reassure coffee lovers that the five cent cup of coffee is still available at the (Coffee Counter. Despite re!ent price increases on bulk coffee, the Auxiliary feels that pro viding its customers with a cup of cof fee for a nickel is too im])ortaut a service and the Auxiliary itself will absorb the loss. Two visit(n-s in the Hospital this mouth refused to believe that we ideal ly were selling (;olTee for a nickel. One, a New Yorker, explained to ili's. Eagle that he’d paid .‘50 cents j)er eu]) for breakfast before his flight to Dui‘- ham that day and ]>romptly gave her 45 cents in payment. Another gentle man refused to accept change from a quarter for his coffee. The Whitlock Emergency Fund is I'icher by the (iO cents. Congratulations to Mr. and ilrs. JIarshall Spears Jr. on the birth of their second daughter, Susan Flowers. When their first daughter, Linda, was asked her sister’s name, she re])lied “S])ring Flowers.” Mrs. Spears is one of our able assistants on the Sho]) Cart. James Bass, incinerator porter. He j)refei's the (piiet solace by a brook fishing to dream of yesteryears. I\lrs. Betty Cash, linen room sorter, is still on the sick list, but we ho])e it will not be long until she is good as new. Happy Easter to all!