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THE CITY OF PORTLAND


of Oregon, and known as the Board of hospital trustees of the diocese of Oregon. This board now consists of three clergymen and three laymen, the bishop of Oregon being ex-officio the chairman of the board. The first board was Rev. Thos. L. Cole, Rev. W. R. Howell, Dr. S. E. Josephi and Dr. Geo. F. Wilson. In 1896 two more members were added—Rev. Mr. , and Mr. L. B. Cox, whose untiring interest in the hospital, and whose earnest work for its welfare will long be remembered. Mr. Glisan was appointed his successor on the death of Mr. Cox, in 1890.

In 1891 the next addition was made, adding a capacity for 30 ward and room beds for patients, and also accommodations for fourteen nurses. The first brick portion of the hospital was the Lewis wing, being the southwest portion of the west wing. In 1902 the nurses' home was begun, and two floors completed. In 1905 was built the northwest wing of the hospital, containing the Couch surgery, a memorial to John and Caroline Couch. In this same year the laundry was built, and the following year the two unfinished floors of the nurses' home were completed. In 1909 was erected the middle or north portion of the hospital as a memorial to the late Bishop Morris, containing a complete administration building with a chapel, also a memorial to the bishop. This was made possible largely by the generosity of some of its friends, among them Mrs. C. H. Lewis, Mrs. Glisan and family and others.

During the year 1894, Mrs. Wakeman's health failed, and with great regret her resignation was accepted in 1905, when Miss Loveridge was appointed her successor and Miss G. M. Welch, one of the school's first graduates, made superintendent of the training school.

The hospital has now a capacity for 250 beds, and in 1909 cared for 4,374 patients. In 1909, Miss R. M. Jolly was appointed superintendent of the training school, and Miss Welch assistant superintendent.

Medical and Surgical Staff—Andrew J. Giesy, M. D.; Andrew C. Panton, M. D.; S. E. Josephi, M. D.; A. E. Mackay, M. D.; E. H. Parker, M. D.; Holt C. Wilson, M. D.; Geo. F. Wilson, M. D.; Richard Nunn, M. D.; W. L. Wood, M. D.

House Staff—H. B. Lieser, M. D.; B. E. Smith, M. D. ; Miss Emily Lover idge, superintendent; Mrs. N. J. Carroll, matron; M. E. Lieser, M. D.; Rev. Wm. Powell, chaplain; Miss Mary Welch, superintendent training school of nurses.

Number of full pay patients from March 1, 1908, to February 28, 1909
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2,017
Number of part pay patients from March 1, 1908, to February 28, 1909
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1,215
Number of free patients from March 1, 1909, to February 28, 1909
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491
Number of days' treatment bestowed on full pay patients
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22,950
Number of days' treatment bestowed on part pay patients
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19,383
Number of days' treatment bestowed on free patients
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9,742
Number of patients under treatment March 1, 1908
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168
Number of patients under treatment March 1, 1909
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134
Number of patients admitted during the year
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3,723
Number of patients discharged during the year
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3,606
Number of patients died during the year
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161

Of the above, endowment beds furnished days' care and treatment as follows: Queen Victoria Jubilee commemoration bed, 516; Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee commemoration bed, 371; British Consulate bed, 489; S. Morris Wain memorial bed, 217; Grace Charlotte Stark memorial bed, 212; H. Rodney Morris memorial bed, 365; Mary and Lewis Flanders memorial bed, 365; George C. Morris memorial bed, 245; Caroline Couch memorial bed, 210; Ellen Wain memorial bed, 203; Philadelphia bed, 160; Strangers bed, 189; Arthur William Morris memorial bed, 190; Maria Blanchard memorial bed, 214; Children's Christmas cot, 205; Hamilton-Brooke memorial bed, 365; Wm. Sherlock memorial bed,