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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 13, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 1918 yAE L^THBMDGE DAILY 'HERALD PAGE NINE SPECIAL APPEAL Fl / District To Be Canvassed thoroughly-An Auto Accident . (From Our Own Correspondent) Dow Island. April 12.-As the local branch of the Red Cross society Is confronted with the necessity of raising funds In order to successfully carry on their work, It has been deemed advisable by the members to systematically canvass the town and municipality of Bow Island for Individual monthly subscriptions. Heretofore the work of the lecal branch hap been maintained by money rained by entertainments, auctions, raffles and by contributions donated. While efforts thus directed to increase our funds have had very gratifying results, such means have entailed considerable labor for the workers who are of the opinion that solicitation among the residents of this district would eliminate much worry and at the same time appreciably accelerate funds. The activities of the Red Cross society appeal to everyone's sympathy, and with an increased conviction tbat its powers are indispensable we feel confident that the people of this vicinity will give generously and eloquently during the campaign. Mr. Homer King, whose garage at Lomond was. recently destroyed by fire, reached here on Friday and is �t present the guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. King. Mr. August Plamme has completed the ereotion of a large barn to replace the one recently destroyed by fire. Mr. Steve Halpln visited his parents here on Friday enroute to Seven Persons where lie has been appointed C.P.R. agent: A Concert. Those present at the concert given under the auspices of the Red Cross society in the I.O.O.F. hall on Monday evening by the noted Danish violinist, Skovgaard, and his troupe, thorough-, ly enjoyed the artistic and delightful programme rendered. The large and representative audience was very en fhuilastic and accorded the talented artists a truly inspiring welcome. Axel Skovgaard proved himself an artist distinctly interesting and of marked Individuality. His Interpretations were characterized by original Ity, as was evidence by his playing of those numbers with which the general public has become familiarized, Artists Stephali and Kern-Mullen sang delightfully. Their voices were lovely in quality, with a perfection of technique, a brilliancy of vocalization Intelligence of Interpretation, and with a sympathetic timbre which ren dared their singing cultivating. Mr. Cullen has returned home after 3PPe�jMW J^a!*�^TOcatiQn ln.East era Canada visiting relatives. Veteran Shaw, who has been 'in this vicinity visiting friends and looking after property Interests, left on Friday for Reglna. The sympathy of a large circle of friends goes out to Mr. P. M. Wiltse of Foremost on the loss of his devoted wife who died in the city of Lethbrldge on Sunday. Miss Maggie Murray, who has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Murray, has returned to her home at the Bar V Ranch. Mr. Hal Wares is making extensive additions to Ills residence on the Lakeview Farm. Auto Accident* A very regrettable accident occurred on Monday morning when a car driven by a son of Mr. K. Brown of Burdett overturned, p/innlng the cccu-pant beneath it. The boy, who was seriously hurt, bearing bruises all over, was rushed to the Medicine Hat hospital where he is receiving medi cal attention. Mr. Fred Smith of Lethbrldge spent the week-end with his mother, Mrs. Smith, Herbert street. Veteran Tlppett left on Friday for Winnipeg to look after Ms property in that district. The Misses Watson of Medicine Hat were the Raster guests of Mrs. A. Mack, Olqulst street. The Ladles' Aid of the United church will meat at the home of Mrs. A. F. Werts, Olqulst street on Thursday afternoon (April 18th.) As the annua! election of officers takes place a full attendance is requested. (From Our Own Correspondent) Commerce, April 11.-Seeding is general throughout the district at the present time. Although the greater part of the work thus far has been confined to the preparation of the ground. The weather conditions are on the whole favorable, although the heavy Chinook winds are rapidly drying the moisture out of the ground. Rain is not seriously needed, but it would benefit the breaking to a considerable extent. It is expected that another week or ten days will see the majority of the seeding done. Mr. A. E. Mulrhead has completed farming operations, having already seeded bis quarter section. Wednesday was "clean-up" day for the village of Commerce. Miss Qeorgina Milllgan has gone to Burdett,' where she has accepted a position In the store./ Mr. C. B. McKlnnon �t Lethbrldge made a business trip to Commerce re-cently. . Miss Muriel Synabaugh has return-aid to Commerce after visiting her sister in Watrous, Sask. Red Cross Notes. , At a recsnt Red Cross dance held In C. M. Johnson's barn the sum of was realized. Tbo Red Cross acknowledges with thanks the donations of �lti from Mr. John JameB and $10 from Mr. Goo. Fear. Mr. Fear Is a returned soldier. The following is the work done by Commerce and district Red Ctohh society during the month of March: Mrs. Scott-10 binders, 1U pillow slips, 4 pyjamas, 10 T bandages. Mrs. H. Dunning-8 shirts, 20 A dressings, 3 nurses' aprons, 4 slings, 3 pillow slips. Mrs. Harper-1 many tailed bandago, 1 A dressing, 2 binders. Mrs. J. Weigand-10 binders, 10 A dressings, 1! aprons, 2 towels, Mrs. Purdy -3 shirts, 15 slings, 3 aprons, 1 many tailed bandage, .'! pyjamas, 9 A dressings. Mrs. Glasgow-3 pyjamas, 1 many tailed bandages, 2 pairs socks. Mrs. Manning-20 towels, 8 wringers, 10 pillow slips. Mrs. Benson-'2 many tailed bandages, 20 binders, 30 towels, 20 T bandages, 2 pyjamas. Mrs. McIIray-1 shirt, 10 slings, 10 P.P. bags. Mrs, Reid~12 T bandages, 1 shirt, ]() A dressings,