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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 30, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGK K10HT IHVIIMS HKIUU) WEDXKSDAY, APHIL Hroadbfnt and Pie. Jerry Keavitl Still To Come T.KAVITT, Apn! more the' Levitt people have had Ihe opportuu- j Ity to vvelciHHc home their solditr j boys. Labt night a monster crowd met tlu' train to welcome Hiran) Broadbtnt ol the IMh from oveiseas. Nesrly every fa l.e-i- vil; was there. There were 15 or i'O carloads rame in and also ilie Leavut I'. F. A. Bind was there with ihe they had in a musical way to matte him (eel thai lie was welcomed home by all. Many Caniston people were present to add their voices to the ring- ing cheers [hat were given Hte. Broad- beat when he landed in town. Mr; Urosdbem joined the 13tb C.M.K. early In the ftll of 1914 and has leen on active sen-ice every xreek of the treat war. He had opportunities given, tim twice to return home, but he said be had started out to see the thin? through and he would not return im-1 til i- iras of being gained by victory for the allies. 'lie Is a Brother or C. F. Broadbent, of Leavitt, whose son, C. K. Broad- best, Jr., TTSS kilted In ine last phase of Ihe war in 1913, aftefhaving fought through the whoje of it. Too Pte. Gcorre Sptnce, of pel Bonita, but formerly ol Leavitr, autl a nephew of Pte. H. -Broadbent. returned the mtfet lut The Leaviit band also Art him at the train, as he a cbtm of nearly aU of bu6 members. Many of the Lea- Tttl people were also at the station to iretaoaM him back. He came under tkef 4C. S. A. and was in the in 1J17. He saw considerable, swrrce in rrance during the short UM he was in the army. One More Coming leaves only one more boy to return, rir: Pte. .Jerry Leayilt. He Js nM home for some time, being with the Canadian army of occupation. Where Grow With the re tun of Pte. Broadbent, Leariit receives hack the last of the volunteers who left in the first of the war, ia tie fall of 1914. ..There were fire who joined the colors as soon as the war was understood-to neu a tifbt to the death against Ger- mia Nominal km. Of these fire only two hare returned or erer will: Pte. 11. Matkin and Pte. H. Broad- benL The others are all burled on the battlegrounds of Frs.ice, N- W, H. Leavitt and C. Broadbent, Jr. It was indeed a scene to see the good fathers aud mothers of these laat boys weep upon the neck of Pte. Broadbemt of the remem- brances he brought back with Mm. Hundreds of people on the platform could not keep the tears back whee they saw Sim come home, the last of all, wio was the first anil oldest of the five to Join up for the honor and defense o? his country. His dear old mother, nearly 80 years otd, was there at the platform wailing for her bon ored son to come. Her health his been very poor for'aearly a year, ijul she has been firm in her to keep well enough and str enough to meet her son upon his re torn from .the blood-red IEeT1s ol fWace. gratifitd last nlfht. A most joyons meeting it i 16 her and to all, except for the heart- rending thought that there are three of our boys from our Httte village who will aerer return, but whose glory and hoaor Is only Increased thereby. Mi) or Pack Declares Civic Holi- day When Stores .Will ClOM "RAYMOND, April con- ference will bo held Saturday and Sim day, May tbe 3nl and 4th. Yesterday was the warmest day ol the year and 3L was plainly, shown by the number of joy 'riders from other Thursday, May j, has heen declared a civic Holiday Mayor Pack for a genera! clean up day. All business' will be closed. The infant child .of Mr. and Mrs, L. D. King died Thursday and was burled Friday. PASTEL Shi! aat and looked at her husband lie ate his luncheon with I his wrinkled forehead and square jaw.! fifty years she was forty! Outside the gardener was trimming I the oak trees. A young gardener. How fresh and clean the" trees look- ed, freed (rom their deformed, twist- ed branches! She wished that the great clipper of destinies oc- casionally frirri oil! husbands itml make what wan left fresh and clean and straight. Kadi' year'young Main' like ilir, carjener. and to trimmed when tliey got old like horned toads. She laueheil; "What'E said lier husband. "I was thfnklns I'll have (o.get a iwir of garden shears. The hnshes need trimming, and I'll: do It njysclf. The exercise I may ill) mr I Canadian Finances What Your Money Did Last Year What Y.M.CA. Plans to do This Year ON May iHh throughout Canada, National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations inaugurates a Red Triangle Cara- paigu to raise Before asking for renewed endorsation, it is desired to render full account of the funds subscribed in respoose to the appeal of one year ago, and lo thank the public ssost sincerely for the generosity thai made possible the Y.M.C A.'s work for the soldiers throughout the war. The Consolidated Financial Statement of the Y.M.C.A. for 1918 has been duly audited and found correct by Price, Waterhouse Company, of London, England, and Oscar Hudson Company, Toronto. A fait copy of this statement may be obtained at any local Y.M.C. A. building. Red Triangle Club or Red Triangle Campaign Headquarters in Canada. present herewith a conipkte summary of our finances for 1918, covering our entire service in France, Engird, Scotland, Belgium, Ger- ma'ny, Holland, Northern Russia, Siberia and Canada, where the Associa- tion served, and is still serving, Canadian men anil boys. We also outline our 1019 Budget. Y.M.C.A. Receipts During 1018. band, Januiry Refund iron Overseas (For goods in transit as at Dec. 31< 1917) Public Subscriptions, 1918 Gross Canttxn Saks...... Room Rents anri other Revenues Overseas (Beaver Hut, London, Y.M.C.A. Hotel, Paris) Overseas Contributions, Interest Exchange Room Rents to Soldiers in Canada and all other revenues Total Receipts Disbursements: j Tbe scope ind variety ot the entrie service" En so far as expenditures can nrrfal Ihtin are indicated LD the items wbkh follow: of Sold in 2.- War Service Over.eas ten marquess, can trees'. and equlpraeni, rents, ligblinj and Free distribution athletic supplies and prizes. University for Eoiditr Stu- dents, educatioaJ work J6.I41-52. Transportation, meet and running expenses, 066.O3. Free lectures and musical iustru mtriti, 99. raagalines, .religious and other literature. S171.06S.25. distribution hot and cold drinks, chocolates, _biscuits and j cigarettes (in France'tnd Belgium Being 5% of JIQSS caotecn sales to jokiieis in France, to be spent on extra rations, comforts, etc., and including cash gifts to units IB British work for Ira- paial and C b io cie, Y.M.C.A. work among French, other Allied soldiers anu Alljcd prisoners of war, S100.COO.OO. Salaries, pay rations (ofilcers, non-commissioned officers and civil slaHs, and board ttaffsaqil volunteer Headquarters and local headquar- France and Kcgland, 321.00 DepL of Records and information, Tntemational Y.M.C.A.'s Hospi- (ality League (for reception and cntertamrcent of troupS passing through For Canadian prisrriers of war m Holland and Caradian.5 on Mur- man Coast Expedition, LOM fire, shell fire, pilferages and less re- reive piovided in 1917 for this 5140.23. irnpaidl accounts and commitments Special relief wort in England, Service in Canada Siberia) Huti enuiptatnt. renUli, rtc., Free aUiIetic supplies, Free distribution stationery, read- ing matter, games, etc., Free cinenui, concerts, lectures.- rnuskal instruments, etc., 064.64. Y.M.C.A, service on transports, munition phnts anil internment camps, I6S.S59.3S. Boys' farm serrice programme, BirracScs, de- pots and troop trains, V.M.C.A. stnice lo Canadian KT- Force to Siberia 115.000.00. Transportation, transport cquip- and jUDiiiiig expenses, 219.21. Educational work, health and sex hygiene, Kipeiises sending workers overseas, Department records and informa- tion, S9.Og3.2G. Sab'-ies, pay and of workers, UcadrjU.irlcrs anr] local headquar- ters S53.3S4.93. AHowance for unpaid accounts and commitments, and collcclbn ex- penses in conncclioTi wilh Financial Campaigns. 1918, print- inj and advertising, JSlfi7.J7S.93. Work of the National bovc Adminislratioii antl ihj rcmiindtr National Tisron oj TctrKones. Boys' Work, Student, Industrial and Kailroad Depart, menu, funds for wliu-h were subscribed in coajunc'jon with Military Funrjt agreement ol regular contributors. (Amount raised in 1918 Campaign for wotfc of llnmmmii Council of Ywuig s Chrislun Association for soldiers' dependents, etc.) Recapitulation; Total Receipts, 1918 ToDl 1Q1S (See detail! above) Tola! Balance on hand Balance in Canada Balance Overseas (Balanttj were chiefly up of canteen stocks in hant'f transit) NOTE: