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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 21, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBBIDGE ^AGE SEVE5I GREAIER EFFORT (From I Our Own CorresDoiidrnt) � Mngrntli, (feb. If).-gim\ crowd of |)ooi))o^watt oresent at tbe Red Cross inoettng held In the town hall on Trl-dny iilglit. I'roaldorit R. W. Bradalitiw presided and mihy Irapbrtnnt-mattoia wore dlsouBBBd; The first matter of great Jnlprt-tAhce was the liest way to get mamtorB for the Rod Cross, 'IJliis waa.dlBCUBHfcl and nt last doctdod thdt A qommttte^ >be �p|)ointed to visit ev ory family in the dlotrict.and try and get everj^ member to Join tUe- Rod Croas 'society. 'On payment of ,the money (or membership tho people will 1)0 presented with a paper flag about I'JxR Inches, white -back ground' with a Red OrbBS' on, a small Red Cross will be posted on the flag for every moinbet. of the f(imlly who Joins the Rett Cross. - This will bo hung In tho wtildow of the home so all passers by can see It and knbw how many mem hers of Uiat, family belong to tho Rod Croaa.'-We hope every houso In Ma-grath "ahdCillSirtiif will have a Rod Cross {la'g hanging In their window hi the very near-Juture. This commltteo was placed In the hands of a very capable nian a^d.^.man who will do his lull*share of the work, Mr. G. \V. Heathershaw chairman and the following members to' 'cianvass: E. Bennton, J. O. Bridge, J. H. Turner, Mr. Davles, ThoB. Hocktiig, J. .T. Olbb, Fred Drad-shaw, BenJ.- Matkln, Fred Kdri'en, ChrlB Jensen, Mrs. Oeddes, -Mrs. Heath-erahaw, Mlaa Watson, Mrs. MInnlon, Mrs. iSd. Jensen, Mrs. Cope, Mrs. Moore, Mrs. Miyer, and Miss Harker.. Told of Work In U.S. Mrs. L; S. Taylor who has lately returned from Utah where she has been tor the past month, ;toldot the wonderful work the people all through the United States are. doing. She said "everybody" works for the Red Cross" nnd there is such wonderful enthuai-asm anAy unity In their work. She toid of the Red cross flags which hang in nearly every window. "I thlnU the Amorican-nooplearetho^mosl pa^ trlotlc people in the world," contin uqd Mrs. TaylAr. find she aald 'the poo-plo aci^as the border'point to Canada and her soldiers with pride. Mrs. Sheltoii, Who 'haa ^recently returned ,from the States also spoke of the Red Cross work. Mr. Chris Jensen has spent some time in the sflUth this winter and he told of a few things he had observed and said wo must be moVe united ami 11 work for the oVc great thing to win the war tfnd the Red Cross work ' must ^0 on the same ^s the Magratli branch did last year. Purchase Flagi The committee appointed to' purchase flags were Mrs. h. S'. Taylor, Mrs. Mlnnloii and Mr. Davles. TUo memborabip canvassers will com-k mence work at once. I'resldent Brad-W haw said the Magrathcbranclr'of iRedi Cross did well last year but^wer*.e;c-pooled to do bette\' thev coming-year. He Bald a car of scrap iron feathered by the school board had been shipped to Redcliffe and returns would soon be received from that which would amount to a neat sum. '. . On motion of the meeting Mrs. Ged-des was appointed to invesligate a knitting machine and it it is found advisable by provincial authorities a knitting machine will no dolibt' bo purchased. ,  Need More Workert Another Important problem is how can we get mora sewers?" the ladies \s'ho have aewed for the Red Cross are- Indeed faithful "workers but there are a number of ladies here who-have not sewed' one article tor the Red Cross apd the time has come .when each Udy In this district will be asked tosew at least one article per week,^ It it is impoaslble to come to the rooms and sew they can take the work borne. The rooms will no doubt be open more than one day a week for eewlng and days wllt'to* set when ladles can get work and return finished work. Definite plana will be made concerning this part of tbe )yorl( after a meeting of the ladlea of the executive haii been held In a few days. Mayor Bennion was preaent/at the meeting i'apd he In behalf of the town Council offered' the room, at-prosenl used by'th^'Bed CroBB, and said they were atjllberty to use thta rtiom "or the one> up stairs-in the-town ball, which iB a' larger room, /could be fixed up verynf.cely and. more comfortably It was alBO decided to' purchase a number pt Red Cross pins. for the Hohobl children to sell. This will also bring more monty Into the treasury and later, arrangementa will be made for a monstrous drive for the Red Cross. '.'After .a. tew minor problems were diBQi^Bsed � the' meeting adjourn ed, everyone departing with tlie de l�rmlnntlon to dp more for the Rod Cross and got^ all,: other people en^ thused for the same. . Dance a Succeas The misfit dance held on Tliur^daj^ evening by tbe Women's Institute was . a grand 'iucfcesli.'^ 'A lurgp' crowd; of people > In coBtumo and. a large crowd df Bpoctatprs' alao enjoyed the, oven lng B.toddardi FnnnlOBt coatumea Mlsa Wataon' and lytr. Flotclter; Other good Qq;itumejt were; Mesaral Beniilc^n MeOdimel and Bridge, Mrs. Brown MlBS Chipnian-and u number of others, , , , ' On lpdr-i: tners �' wJjfin i Ihejr ;,wero, pntortalned ..nt [a dancing party. , .  \ Mr. aii^ Atrs, (John .Woikmau Ua^lrpl returned'from^.n yi^It tp Um\ tind Hdaho whore'tliey havebeap (or the paat twp m'ontliB. ' The ma|n feature bt theiro>vl8ltY�tB tu see their sop 'Will �yho has. enllsled )u the UJ 9. army,; \Mr�, 'U 8, TayK,' has'returned','to .hOIrfe1^J�fo-,ttf^� vi?Hlui5 .tvAtnda In tho south. She w!(b; called qouth some time agt) on/aticdunl'bf her'moth-or's lllnehfi". . " ' Mrs. Chris J'oulaen WM a visitor In LethbMdgo oii Friday U*t. . Women'a InatltuU ^ The regular meeting; ut the Women'a InatltuterWll^bb helddit Friday afternoon, a good proKram':,halt been arranged. Talk on "Seed boxeli and early plants," by Mrs. Parklnadn. Solo Mr�^ BB,bcook. Solo, Mrs. .HiirKer.', Demonstration on dosaort niddo of subBlltuta for white flour, by Mrs, rtetcher. All ladles are Invited to attend. Tlio town oonplttblo has been busy tbe past two weeks killing all doga that tho taxea had not boeii jtald, Tho dogs that should bo aholi^ire those who Visit the Bhe^p corrals of Mr, Plnlay-aon. Some few weeks a'gii tli'ey �klll#d 8 or 10 fine sheep, and again.the other night 4 or 5 more wore killed. On Thursday, evening Miss Flora Morklby entohaine^ a, number of her friends at her home to a delightful 'Valentino party, The evening was apent In playing games, hnd a Jolly tlmo had by'all.* A dainty lunch waa served and all ;enJoyed the evening. Barton Poulaon'hai accepted a position in the Royal Bank here.' Mrs; .Tos. HaTker entertained n number of her friends at a aullting party on aionday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Dbuglaa Kowlet" of Raymond \#ere in town on Monday. Mr. B. 1m Jensen ot'Snllna, Utah, is hero renewing old acejuaintances. The subject of tho evening of the conjoint session of t^ie M'.I.A. to be held Sunday evening, March ard, will bo "Prophecy." The siibjeot will bo treated "Prophecy Fulfilled" by Bills Honnlger "Prophecy yet to be fulfilled," Mra. A. R. Brlggs. A good niual-cal program will also be given. s. I Of THE WOOL OUTPUT . According to the -Agricultural Oa zette Just to hand, the livestock ^jraucU-of the .department of. agriculture, Ottawa, laat year "^aded and offered for co-operative sale ^,08'on, .superinlendeflf ot Presbyterian mlssioiia for Alberta arrived Saturday and 1h ilie guest of Rev. and Mrs. Barrett ;\\ the Mause. Last week we reported nn accident to little Gladys Walters who broke her arm by falling over llif^ banister nt school. Tho principal KtiUe.-i that she herself leaned over and In .some manner over-balanced. There was no blame attached to any one it being entirely an accident. It is the custom for the children to pass quietly up or down the Btnirs. The majority ot the children had irf fact been let out a few minutes before the accident. Mr. John Paterson who has been .visiting Ula d| -: ; � Washington, Feb. TQ.-Porm-.inent govornmont ownership ot the railroad rather than government control (or the period ot the war waa advocated by Senator Johnson ot California today in a speech opposing the senate draff, of the administration's railroad bill. ? ? >> ? ? Proof that Sonte Women Avoid Operations .Mrs..Etta Dorion� of Ogdentburf, Wii., ga7s:', i^=s�; bam'BVegeUble Compound, advised me to try it be- ' ii'i':^-w^lea so I can do my bouse work without any di|Qcu)Cjr. I advise any woman who is afflicted with ' female troubles togireLydlaS.Plnkham'sVegc ' table Compound a trial and it will do as much for tbem.'^-Mrs. Mabu Boyd, 14S1 ctb St., If. Canton, Ohio. nan Siek^ iOfDIAEPI^ Vegetable conpouni Before Submitting lb Ah Operation uhJtaCWHKHAM MEOICIwe CO.t.vnw.mas$; R. F. DYGERT'S PERCHERON AND BELGIAN Some of my youii| |(^c|(lron and Belgian Stallioni nil^ at Rogcijl* Sale Barns, LekhliriiJige ^ l^rl^ ARE OFFERING 6ur good young ftamo4�u'the finest selection of �V A,'- , pi^^,^^ ;,a Belgian SUlUons and MMW for Wi^mCanidarf yfiiW ^^^^ �dyantagi of the si^ecpal sale prices I am now^ ? Write us if yon want a Club formed ii^^oiircomniunity to buy a top notch, s^llioii. NE^fiMPORTATIQN , FEBRUARY 25, 1918 * ,or Phone ..\4.';rv:,'m' Alberte rd Street '.7'. 4| 73 ;