BRAZIL: March to Maternity

Citizens of the Republic were put on their metal, last week, when the National Society of Medicine and Surgery urgently appealed to Brazilian philanthropists in connection with its drive to educate midwives, mothers.

Addressing the Society, famed Obstetrician Dr. Arnaldo de Moraes said: "One out of every 133 mothers in Rio de Janeiro die in childbirth. True this compares favorably with the mortality of soldiers, in the Great War, when one out of every 50 died. But gentlemen!—we must make it possible for Brazilian mothers to march joyously to maternity, without the...