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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16. 101R TI1IC Ly;\]>;.:',)))(,;�: DAILY IJKUAIJ> PAGE SF.VEN Let Your Light So Shine By H. F. GAD9BY the VNcnch sick ami wounded amounts altogether to morn thnn fiS.iHiO ills-fributed among 4011(1 French lumpflulH. The total value of these cnseH approx-1 ed Mxtccn rooms ikIh, were all that t i i - - u �  11 of tlit-flrat year tho �:��tn-on> j lis supporters I J The Red Cro.-.-. ji.ih not coiitoutt-d ! iuelt with opening uu Advanced Store 'ami placing n competent man in charge who vUiu frequently and n-, gnlarly all ntlv.uk ed posts. It thinks , of need* thai may ari.u and forestaUr ' ihein, or acts promptly upon the leasi , Htiggnstlon, Tlnib. for example, the li j j |>. M. S Cauudlitn Corps wished to ' jfiglit miiMard gas with n special form I of treatment There was no time to j be Iom. so he telephoned the Red I'rons. and within four hours the necessary articles were delivered In the advanced area Again proper lighting of Improvised [ Dressing Station* is of immense significance to the MirtfuoiiK who are working ut high preHHiire. dreiniug wound* land preparing the .�.�!. '.--> be sent on j The Red Cross, through one of Its of-1 fleers, evolved the Ideu of u portable ' electric light plain run by gasoline i Those plants are now supplied with ! celling Uinps ami hand lamps with le i flue-tors, and have proved a great boon | to tho surgeotu who once worked by ! (he light of it candle in u bottle. ] ' lu every Canadian Ho�pital there is j a local Red Crosd Store in charge of j a trained orderly. Tho offleor In charge and lho matron iudelit lor whm .hey require and lho articles emi be nupplted on the spot, lu the case ot i unltb In tlu- forward area, requests j for supplies must he approved by the > senior Medical authority of the area ! before they ato attended to nnle-M in j case of great emergency. An ucuur j ate record la kept of ev�ry single item '. received ana issued and � mumim re , port sen; to Kngland. I Uesldt-n the actual supplying of ,p, I cisl needs, the Red Croh.i does an im | meiige umount of other work. For ux- i ample there is a niotor-unibulanco con- i voy from Cauadii lu a great hospital j I centre, some of the drivers of th i 61 � : ambulances being Cunudtau wo,nun. i There are large recreation huts in the ! ' Canadian geueral nnd stationary bos- i ' jiltals, for the benefit of the up pa- ! j lleuts, in charge of Cauadian members j | ot the voluntary detachments These I , huts have, at time of stress, beep 1 i used as bospitul wards. The Reu ! Crosd bae built chest warda in sover-t al Canadian Hospitals, it gives musi-: cal lnstrumeuta for hospital orches-; tras. U makes special Chrl.sunaii gifts to Canadian soldiers. Il maintains a i rest house for nurses at Uoulogno for j tln� benefit of .Nursing Sisters and V. j A. l>'s. Tho rest house is staffed en-l tirely by Canadian women who give | their services. Whatever need of the sick and wounded arises, ihe Cana-I dian Red Cross stands by ready and |eager to fill il. I Tho work in Kugland, which is the j Headquarters of ihe Canadian Red  Cross Overseas, is obviously unlike j that carried oa In ms�Sv hut noaa ilhe loss important TMrlng the first months of the war a email office and limited warehouse accommodation for Hie boxes aud biles arriving from C�B> pur Street and the. workers nun.),ere,| r,f .,\t the wareliousie in Totii-;. s-ie,-i. i-;. c. (hero wero ten work-i I',;,, n.iivl ties of the Central ot:'... included thOEo of the Comtn:" -io.ier. Information nttrnuu and I';, i,n,.,;. ,,f wiir Dopnrlmont. and f "tun ...... t,, iinim nud wounded were c.w,,! \,r. inontiily When the second �3mi. m iis close, the work had !�/�'� ii .�> :re:np;i donsly that the !ti-:i cm-: was helping. In the care of abiiu: hi.oiin io |s.-ntlO sink and wonmieii immtn there were nearly 4 > (': na.-lian Military anil otlior hospita:. overseas In France there were I. >n r Mines Uu-number of Cantidlnn ir lu that country t h. the beginning of tin-two warehouses, hesuli floor at Tooley Stre. :, year closed four add, e*i had been taken. Tin was relieved by sliiniiiiii'. to France. From N.m-n October i;�K>. Ki'.nor. . .i . ed Into Hie warehouse ! The year, ending ( >,-. :;ut. ]:: | realized that the demands upon me | Ciit;;iiH.'in Red Cross Sociel.v were no: ; light. In four years the Cana-llan Red \ Cro is Society equipped and opened i the Duchess of ('onuaurli! Hospital a: j Taplow: the f'aiiadini) lied Cross Spe-j cinl Hospital, lluxton: ihe King's | Canadian Red Cross Conval'-.-eeni Hos-i pittil. Husln-y Park; Princess Patrl'ial Canadian Red Cross Special lio.-pttnl. Uiimsgatr: and the I.O.K.H Canadian Red Cross Hospital for (lfMcers, ihe last named a ^i't from Colon"! and Mrs. A K. Cooderham. In addition Uie Canadian Red Cross Society has opened rest l-.on-.es for .Hirses in London, Margate and Boulogne, and on .Inly "rd. H'IS. Sir Robert liordeu presented on behalf of the Canadian Red Cross Society, a beautifully equipped hospital at Viticcn- OULD YOU risk a postage stamp to learn more about coffee? SEAL BRAND COFFEE and Kow to make it? America's most famous How to equal ? citefs Our booklet "Perfect Coffee - Perfectly Made", tells you. It's free. Write for it. 1,1 CHASE & SANBORN MONTREAL nes. near Pari'', as i free g!f' 'u ihe French Itep-jhllc The ini id<-ntn! work ii v.niou- ant inteies'ing Special ward- have been i-rei led. for instance, at Monre Hm. racks and a', HrainshoM for (.he treatment of (he: cases. Heereation bus nave been buii ami equipped at Moore llarracl'.!- Hospitnl and at Hiliilif-.tion House, rxiiridg". and recreation rooms \ maintained in other Canadian hospital". For tr,e convalescent men the Society provides footballs, tennc sets and games of many l-.ir.d-. while, the Canadians travelling on hospital ships avi^ still under ihe l.iotightfui enre of the .Socle'v for piano-', stimes, books i.nd tobacco which arc .-e.ul from thi war.'boii'cs in London. Soldiers travelling tnroiigh London from certain pints or Ihe country are met and given refreshments, by members of lho Information flureyu. which is in (barge of Lady Drtinimond. The. purpose oi tin: In.'onnation Uure.au if to I collect and distribute information con-j corning the sick and wounded and pn-| soiiers of war of the Canadian con- iCONTlNl'F.11 ON PACK N1NK) J i eep Your Money Earning Interest If you have money coming in during the next twelve months, -if you have promissory notes coming due, a mortgage maturing, an estate to be settled,dividends or interest accruing to you, -money from any source which is reasonably certain; -You can buy Victory bonds in anticipation by arranging with any chartered bank to carry you until your money comes in. do it, And it won't cost you a cent to - because the bank will lend you the money at the same rate of interest which, the bonds will be earning. It means that from the moment you get your money and repay the bank, your money begins to earn interest at 5/2 per cent -your money is not idle for a minute. 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