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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 15, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta THUhSDAY, JANUARY 15, 1920 THE LETHBRTDGE DAILY HERALD Annual Reports Show That Or- ganization'Has Done Very Valuable cers For New Year Elected The annutl meeting of the Women's Clrlc Club was held at the hone ot Mrs. P. W. Downer on Tuetdsy r.ooa at 4 o'clock and the following officers for the 1S20 elected Downer. First W. H. Morris. Holt. Executive Mesdamcs Simpson, Hayr, Uyrp'ett, Ilc-Eachren, 'McKlllop After a rote of (banks hail been tendered tbo retiring and the remain in( the following; secretary's vat anil enthusiastically activities have mm of money quickly. The bridge Herald caiue to our assistance and collected for u> in about ten days the splendid' sum of f643.50. Other donalipns'whlch'came In-later brought tlie sum up to lomewhere la the nelcUbarhood ot I860. The Board ot Trade arranged with the provincial government to express on all jarcels of goods wnt out and 'Mr. Ainsworth tooV. care of that. Wo were therefore enabled to go ahead tilling appeals as they came in using whatever we could ot the sec- ond han'l clothing and shoes and buy- Ing new underwtar, Hackings and where In nearly every instance the school age children were provided' with new shoes and stockings. It being crar endeavor to EO outfit rteai that they would not bi ollzed to their school because t insufficient clothing. Second hand shoes that needed re- pairing and were worth It we had re paired and. we.-bought some shoes from the repair chop that we coneid Secretary's :pepirt fo During year the Women's Civic ant of which were In splendid con jdltton. iThese we used for the mem Club 'of. the 'Lelbbridgc Board ot Trade has held 11 'regular and tpe- cial meetings with 'an average attend- ance of cine members. Fourteen new or family over or under members havp been accepted. Early in the. yepr the swii imlng classes at the "Y" for girls and women were reorganized with Mrs. Holt in school age. In November our funds appearing so rapidly owing (o the amount of underwear, hosiery an'riotb.ihr'.furlber. was 'done at :han they actually should in justice to themselves; that If an office was bn opened by the government In "algary and a paid staff of workers installed, by either the Institute or Lho government, to take cnre of the work prorlnclally, it would bo better for us to lum what appeals we might get and were unable to fill.over to them than to attempt to raise more funds here where the people had al- ready done, as we thought, their fair share. to my list we have sent clothing to some three hundred and seventy people, adults and children. Not having the express book at my home, I am unable .to give, the exact number or bales sent out. We have sent some seventeen ap- peals to the Relief Depot of the Wom- en's Institute, RIley Block, Calgary. we purchased apples, oranges, can dies and nuts. Had a Christmas U 31.47 and an extensive program. At thl meeting 1 Intimated from whom I re- ceived these, and a hearty vote c thanks was accorded to the Woman' Civic Club ol Lethbrldge for the nobl work which they have done In cater mg to the needy, and bringing jo and comfort to many homes In thl is well as In other localities In th drought area. Kindly accept vole of thanks herel :endered, and allow inc. as well t hank you In the behalf of our peopl 'or the very prompt manner, whlc each and every request received w; dealt with. Believe me, Respectfully yours, JOSEPH u MCKNIGHT. Travers, Alia, Dec. 27, 1911. Secretary, Woman's Civic Club, Lethbridge. Dear Madam: Please convey my best and heart thanks for the Christmas boxes whlc you sent to the three families fo whom I previously sought and go clothing. I was talking to today and h asked me lo thank you on his behal mall Is put In my box in th post office. 1 got Ills mail and pare also on Wednesday, and at first was inclined to murmur somewha like Judae, or" rather reason as h reasoned Ovei' the cost of "Mary's Bo of Ointment" and the use to which sh put it. Bnt when 1 delivered it th following morning (Christmas mor Receipts from Ihe Woman's Civic jlng) and saw.lt opened and saw th Swimming'joy which It brought to four poor, Donation from Creston Refund postage 22.00 .23 Donation......... 1.00 Commission from Victory Loan 10.60 Total receipts Underwear, liu'usi: urcEces fetid hose ...........'...........5349.55 New boots................... 396.33 Repairs on hoots sent in 17.C5 Cleaning clothing 4.80 Cord .....'...................so Printing 4.00 Long distance telephone, poEt- 'age .and stationery 15.43 Total disbursements Cash balance Jan. let 21 PREDICTS REVIVAL OF WAH IN EUROPE WASHINGTON, eral revival of war In Europe If Poland It unable to wltnttand the Rimtin Bolihevlkl armies, Is not Gen. Bliss, who was a member of the American peace delegation, today told the house ways and means commit- tee. LORD MAYOR OF CORK ATTACKED r the feelings ot those to whom they sre sent. 1 pray that