Eureka Humboldt Standard from Eureka, California on April 12, 1962 · Page 11
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By Erraa Korkan MOONSTONE HEIGHTS - One hundred years ago, one entire century, a baby girl named Annie Laurie was born in the state of Iowa near Council Bluffs. The Bond had delivered more than just have done so." baby, destined to become Dr. Annie Lauri Bond, one of California's pioneer women physicians he , p olher raothers with their ba . With the century mark only one day away, Dr. Annie Laurie Bond reflects her many years as one of the pioneer women physicians in California. (Photo: Korkan) Pioneer Woman Physician To Mark Century Friday il check from a long-ago patient who could not then pay. Dr. Bond's creed was simple: love of God, faith, and love of the Annie," one of them recently re- people she served. Before her retirement at 78, Dr. 2500 babies. She loved babies, and one of her reasons for entering in the town of Lindsay still renowned today as a physician, humanitarian and philanthropist, will proudly reach the age of one hundred on Friday, April 13. At her home, which she makes with her daughter, Mrs. Harry Titus, and family, nestled in the redwoods not far from the Pacific, the now frail little lady doctor is sti living, her faith in God and in the medical profession was "To lice. She believed as many mod ern medical men do that smoking was one cause of lung cancer. bies." Dr. Bond had one daughter of She was against smoking and ex- that this venerable lady with the still abundant silvery hair, the twinkle in her dimming eyes, was not only a great doctor, but is a great lady as well. Letters and testimonials to her years of work among the sick, Her patients had absolute 'con-' fldence in her. 1 had so much faith in Dr. her own, Mrs. Titus, in 1891. She also raised the two children of her school-teacher husband by his previous marriage. · Dr. Annie received her training at the Eclectic Medical school in San Francisco. She took a three- IMV l l U l l ItLLIU IcIUV UUk.* . i. . alight with the love of ^ ar course '" medlclne - , u Practicing in the horse-and-bug- humanity. It is not hard to see S3 days, often driving 25 miles did not have the aid of the mod- together." Dr. Bond has always the poor and the unfortunate are said ."The Lord gave us medi- still coming in; even an occasion- cine for healing." minisccd, "that if she had said, 'Go home and die'. 1 reckon I'd Dr. Bond pioneered in her medical thinking as well as her prac- cessive drinking. At a lime when women doctors were almost "taboo," when many patients stated, "I'd rather have a horse-doctor work on me than a lady-doctor," Dr. Bond persevered and became "an institution." Thousands of persons can attest, even today, to her skill and her deep, warm sympathy. general and particular, and an nounced he would run Dr. Annie "right out of town." A few months later, he went to Dr. Annie and asked her to buy his equipment. There was no room in the little Lown for two doctors, he confessed, and the people already loved and respected Dr. Bond. Here, in the redwoods, where the family has settled, Dr. Bond is with her daughter's family and also has a grandson, Leslie Titus, and his family nearby in dad. She spends much of her day up and about. Using a wheelchair, she even does a few household liam Cra 'S- or more to assist a patient, she She often not only delivered a baby, but kept care of the mother ern miracle drugs, but she was and baby and did their housework very successful in her treatments, as well, nonetheless. · A bit of competition in the form Faith and medicine go along of a male doctor arrived in Lindsay shortly after Dr. Bond hung up her shingle. He declared his low regard for female doctors in chores, like wiping dishes. Dr. Annie is occasionally forgetful, but in general is remarkably active and clear in mind. When her visitors, including this report, er. were leaving, the other day. she said. "1 am sorry you have to leave so soon. I enjoyed you." On Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. Mrs. Titus and friends from the Trinidad Seventh Day Adventisl church will hold an open house for Dr. Annie. Friends are vited to pay their respects to the on her cake. Nomination Of Officers Set By Eagles Group ARCATA -- Two new members. Patricia Lowery and Mrs. William Craig were inducted into membership of the Eagles Auxil HUMBOLDTSTANDARD Thursday, April 12, 1962, P . I I tain it for this year. A 'meeting has been scheduled for April 26 at 6:30 p.m. in (he Arcata Eagles hall for both the Eagles lodge and the Auxiliary. Prize winners at the meeting on Tuesday were Mrs. Henry Bodg- iory No. 1846, at the lodge hall ere. the march prize, and Mrs. Gene Upton, attendance prize. The next Auxiliary meeting will in Arcata on Tuesday evening of this week. The drill team in colorful pastel cottons escorted the new members while Doris Fields furnished appropriate music. The salutation was given by Mrs. Wil- Mrs. Peter McCready presided at the meeting which was held in the Eagles hall. The illness of a member, Mrs. Adolph Biondini, was reported. The zone meeting on April 8 was well attended by Arcalans. Winner in the contest will be announced in June after one more zone meeting. Currently the Arcata lodge is well ahead. It has won the trophy for two consccu live years and is working to re- be on April 24. This will feature pal night and nomination of officers. Officers' meeting is set for April 18 in the home of Mrs. Etta Walker with Mrs. Upton as acting hostess. This also will be a work night for members to prepare table covers. A cabaret dance for the men's and women's lodges is scheduled for May 12. Bernard Masters, Tony Beltcncourt and George Benjamin from the men's lodge conferred with the Auxiliary this week in planning the event. 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