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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 16, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta sXTU^tift, WEMBEia 16,1918 PAGE S'RVEN" --/'M .a;-:-r-.--r-.-Let Your Light Sc ^ Shine ' By H. F, 6AD�BV To no WBi" cliBiity has Canada; given more friiely; money, ,tim�^.\HUpr l>lleai labor andvseU than to the Btid Crosi!. And th^ Canadian'^RedvCrosR Society in France and England lias, more than lived Up to the apirit of-the: peqplo at,honiew Its tour years' work for the rollet or the stele and'wounded l3 a Htory pt-geiierosltT, peiniev^ranc�i uud unatlntod servlo.e which wJtl be one of, the hallowed memoriea of the tragic conflict. Tlio, work of the (tJanadian Red Cross overseas developed beyond the dreams of the: moat faralghted. It began in England .with limited office and warehouse rooiin. and -a flmall tftaff; in 'France witTl' modest-headquarters "and one h6)ipltal unit. But it widened its borders year by year until at the 0nd of thenar the monthly turnover'In France was thirty' times -the' total output at the beginning of 1915. When/ the arraletfce with the Oernians wa6 first broached an advanced Btorb with its own transport was � supplying tha field � ambulances and reglmebtal medicar officers;' a branch store in Paris ivas supplying the Canadian General and Stationary Hospitals,in th^at urea;and assisting a great number of French ^filitary Hospitals; and from the base the Canadian' general hospitals, 8tat:ionary hospital* and casualty clearing stations were /receivings ^lieir supplies direct, delivered by loit'rips of the Society, driven by women ,'as its operationa 'only, in'time, of -war. ilts Worlf ha�?J)eeft^limltBdrto thcVelief of '8lc)c and Wounded Soldiers, to the'^^melioratiisb'otthe'-condftioiv ot-FrtacnerB ot.war i^d, to .thofe " clvlBahi iSKb'have BUffared as a direct resuU of v^irar.r*A meeting of the Central Couacii of the Society will be b�ld in'Torouto on the'36th last, �fter which we hope to,be in a poaitlon to furniih Intormatton xvas to the'demand* which are likely to b� made upon |h� Red Cross during the coinini; months. In the meantime we^would: like to point ' out to our Branches that even with the advent of',.yeace,-.there.Bhould be no' leBBening ot Red CroBB effort. AU worKArs aTe>rBmind�d-that: , (1)' Red Croaa Supplies and'.Comforts will be *ave';:�ieaBed�,v , -. \ � , �^t i(2:); Th*:ieed8-of our Invalid SoldierB wbO; ai-e.rjjturning home muBt^bs met^and coffifofta and BuppUec will bo. r�4utrt>|l;ln Canadian Military QosB^tala for many month's to come." ~ - ij ' . (8) > At>th'e present time, the attention of tbe.CfUuttfi�n Red Cross Is .-direotedr to the' pitiful condltiaihs,.''�zlBtinK amQn'gst rRetqgeqs of Allied Natlohs'returnlng to their homes with prMHoally.'iho clothing, and'in jirgent need of asslBtance^ also to the'reaulrements of^our forces in Siberia and to the needB of our allies In tliatcotiQtjcjr'. Fuller Information In regard to this work is expected in the course of the nezt few days, and will be made ynbUc. : ! I>arinc:the past four years, the work of the Red Cross has become ;one of themoBt Importaat feotorB /bvonr'national lite, iMiB such it is dian Red Cross stands Ijy ready "and-" er to fill it. The work in England, which' is the Headquarters of the Caaadlan-s Red Cross Overseas, is obviously "unUkfe' that: carried on iu Vnuia*,; bat np�p the less important. - Daring'th'e,first months of the war a smal> qffice and." limited: warehouse accommb'datioa':4cr' tli^ tjoxes and b&l�8 arriviug from Og||^' ada,. wore-all that Uio needs of the dIan siipplles and all the goods pur-So'cietj^ demanded. At the ond of tho i chased In lOngland for .shipment to ftrBtpyeat-'tha: cisntrni Drfice.s numbered islxte^nikropms at Coeksjnir Street and'ite, workers,numbered R4. At the waraiiouse;-lii:'folloy .Streot, R. (;., there, were-ilen 3vorl(prs. 'PUo activl- Franco or to Canadian hospitals iu Kngiaiid, From here ..supplies are sent to the countries of the Allies, as gifts from the Canadian .Red Cross. At Folkestone a Canadian lied Cross ti