Twenty-fifth Annual Report of Creighton Memorial St. Joseph's Hospital Omaha，Nebraska For The Year Ending December 31，1904.
Creighton Memorial St. Joseph's Hospital
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THE Creighton Memorial St. Joseph's Hospital is the direct result of a bequest of $50,000 left by Mrs. John A. Creighton, who died on September 30th, 1888. The happy and holy inspiration which prompted Mrs. Creighton to devote a portion of her fortune, as a nucleus of a fund to build a hospital, was munificently seconded by her husband, the Hon. Count John A Creighton, who added three-fold to the fund, and planned to build on a more magnificent scale than originally intended. The buildings and grounds represent an outlay of over $200,000, an enduring and beneficent monument to the memory of his wife and his own liberality.The institution is located at the corner of Tenth and Castellar Streets, on ground which for beauty of appearance and healthfulness is unequaled.PRESENTING our report for the year 1904, we extend to our numerous friends sincere thanks for their contributions, and the liberality they have shown in aiding us towards sustaining our object in life, which is included in these words: "Charity and aid to the sick.” Our hospital is based on Charity in every sense of the word, ft is open to all the afflicted, and patients are admitted regardless of nationality or religion. Cases of incurable or contagious diseases not admitted.[ SPECIAL NOTE: The last page includes a table of historical statistics from 1880-1904: "the percentage of mortality, number treated, died, charity and pay patients for the past twenty-five years ..." ]
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