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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta NOVEMBER 1918 TIIKLKTIIBWOGK DAILY MSB ALP PAGE THIRTEEN Jcek Gardner Stafford Alvln Mlplsy Philip Brennan Arthur Blssett Broadwetl Harry Geater George Frank Godsman RWhardt Lt Buchanan Lt Oodwln Clayton Cralgen Allan Clarke Jamas Grant Halliday Harold Hamilton Ben Hartland Hawkins James Hart Harvey Clarence Sherlock Jack Manwarlng DIM John Douglas Oliver Harrison Harold Henderson Clarence Freeman Fauntley Norman Appleby James Eaton Wellington Little Fred Hewitt Henry Hill Attwood Bartlet Emmeraon Chapstone v Ernest Hills James Hlslop John Holder Jacob Banter Fletcher Arthur Humphrey Percy Ingram Reginald Kelly William King Michael Knight John Laraen Llpplngwell Thomaa Marry Maveety Allan Martin John Manuel Martindale Wllford Metier Edward Meredith Robert Miller Mortlnson John Murdock Murdock Murdock Robert Mackay fred Macbeth McKenxle Archie Macintosh Duncan McNabb Walter MacDonald William McLeod Daniel Mclsaac Spurgeon Mackay HONOR ROLL McNulty Oliver OLeary Park Paul Paulson Glen Purdue Stanley Perry Phillips Morris Poulsen William Raley Arthur Redshaw John Redshaw Fred Rhodes Rlddell Norman Roblson Millard Roblson Harold Robins Lawrence Robinson Maurice Rosa Andrew Russell Percy Scarth Searle Thomas Short 8immonds Robin Sherlock John Snell Steve Solar William Steven David Stewat Frank Suggltt Taylor William Thomaton Robert Them Todd Harold Tonge John Tompklna Tuckwell Walter Vere John Ward John Wallace Henry Wardle Frank Worley John Whltefield Thomae Williams Dick Willoughby Woods James Werdle Wright Lethbridges Achievement in MenjmdMoney in The Great War IN on In Uewmridge roujid num IN in cash donatlonsfor war exclusive of of In Vic tory THE RECORD of the achievements of Leth bridge and district in the war has been in deed a proud and quite can we say that not in the Dominion of Canada is there a municipality or a district which can display any prouder A glance at the figures quoted at the beginning of this keeping in mind the figure of Lethbridges popu is sufficient evidence that this city and dis trict has been well to the forefront in its patriotic endeavors to the very last minute of the weary four years of the OUR FIGHTING MEN It seems a long time since Lethbridge people bid farewell to the iirst twentyfive men of the 25th Canadian Field Artillery who com prised the citys first contribution to the fighting forces of the that nevertobeforgot ten day away back in Hut since that day the city and district has been unstinted in its outpouring of men and money for the great The Herald this week has made some en deavor to gather together a few of the details of what the city and district has accomplished in the way of contributions of fighting men and fighting So far as our fighting men arc it will be some time before it will be possible to get together a complete enrolment of those who left and those Lethbndge men who left other places in the Dominion to In the honor roll published at the top of the page appears the names of so far as The Herald has been as yet able to complete the who have given their lives in the Ihere may be some names missing from this as many Lethbridge men enlisted from other points in The above contains the names at present of those who were enlisted at and who were killed in died of or died while on ser Many of these men came to Lethbridge from other points to The Herald would esteem it a favor if anyone can give the name of any Lethbridge and who has made the supreme sacrifice but who docs not appear in the aboVe So far as The Herald is able to complete the list at the present the total number of men sworn on at Lethbridge was Of this it is estimated that in round were residents of This is more than onesixth of the total population of the Out of this a total of 146 have made the supreme Lethbridge sent men to all branches of the The Batteries raised here were the 61st and In addition to this the 113th Lethbridge Highl of 1000 men was raised and many men were sent to other intantry regiments in the to the Mounted Kegi to the the the Army Service the Medical The Air forces got 100 the Navy and Mounted Police also took a goodly In every branch ol service was represented by Lethbndge men over The first Lethbridge man to be killed in action was Wilfrid a reservist ot the 3rd Reserve Kings Own Yorkshire Light and a former employee ot the Western Canada He left here in and met death in the fighting in Flanders on October CASH AMOUNTS RAISED Wliile the record of men sent to the fighting line from Lethbridge ami district has been a splendid of those who have been compelled to keep the home tires has been splendid So far as The Herald can f ttmttnga frnm italrirt TO COMMISSIONED Warrant NonCommissioned Officers and Men from the City of Lethbndge and surrounding and to all Canadians who have served with the Canadian Expeditionary In tendering on fcehaK of of Lethbridge and Christmas we cannot express the serpents of appreciation and gratitude that are in our hearts and rtfnds towards you who have done so much for us at home in and for the great British You have passed thorugh the very jaws of death and of hell that the attributes of Righteous ness might continue to be the rule of and that the high ideal of the Anglo Saxon race might the almost impossible for which we devoutly For your gallant deeds the people of Canada shall enshrine upon their hearts the images of the noble men who saved the very soul of our j Our dead we mourn sincerely and bow our heads in the sorrowful thought that those who made the last full measure of sacrifice and did more than all the will never We will not cannot their noble and enduring sacrifice on the altar of The Great We have the full measure of faith that they have been accepted at the Great White Throne as the redeemed of Peace is with You have all had wives and wives and the whole allied proud of They are proud living soldier and mourn their losses bear them Their heads hold high in proud memory of their departed All Hail to the Canadian and Commissioner of Public Commissioner of Public purposes gather the details at there has been since the start of the a total of in round raised in actual cash donations to the various war including the Red Patriotic the and other Under all this amount is deemed to be a magnificent This is in addition to the millions invested by citizens of the city and district in the two Victory Loan THE PATRIOTIC FUND While the city mid district men in these great therehtis been nostint in the matter of giving dollars to the One of the first funds which Lethbridge people were called upon to support was the Canadian Patri otic which until a year ago was a volun tary For this the citizens of Lelhbridge raised the magnificent sum of beginning with the inception of the fundThere been nearly twice this much spent in the cily m the wavof payments to The total spent in has been from the incep tion of thefund to August In October of this year 149 dependents draw ing from the The highest number of de pendents in any one month was in when there were THE RED CROSS The great work done for the Red Cross Lethbridge arid district has been one of the out standing features of war effort side of the enormous in the of T nttitiiurlrfa mill the year 1916 there had been raised in round figures In 1917 there was raised in round figures and in 1918 to August THE BELGIAN RELIEF The Belgian Relief handled for the district from has also drawn gener ously from this and the sum ot has been there not having been an organ ized campaign at any one time for this There were also two carloads of rchet supplies sent during the early part of the THE The Independent Order of the Daughters of Empire is one organization which has done a is one vast amount for the various patriotic The two Lethbridge chapters have been among the foremost war workers particularly in raising money for various war SIR ALEXANDER GALT CHAPTER The Sir Alexander Chapter which was organized in February of that date to the u total of the bulk of which has gone to war In the iirst year they raised the second year third year the tourth veur and in the tilth year to MAJOR JACK CHAPTER This which was organized in has equally as good a and m tact since its inception up to last has raised the splendid sum of practically all of which has gone for war THE GIRLS AUXILIARY The Girls auxiliary to the while organised but a few has also been active close to Since its the Great War Next of Kin has been extremely active for the soldiers at the and has since the date of its inception raised the total of for war and in addition has raised front tag which sum was turned over to the Great War Veterans This makes the splendid grand total of THE SAILORS RELIEF The fund for the relief of sailors and their dependents has also drawn generously from Leth bridge and through the medium of the Herald this the Sir Alexander Gait Chapter of the raised the sum of for this i j In addition to this there was also the hand some donation of from the Major Jack Ross chapter of the This chapter has also raised recently on field to this sun was donated of the sum raised by the local Greeks at their enthusiastic demonstration in 1916 on the occas ion of the coming into power of Premier Veni A total of was raised at this of which was sent to Venizelos OF HUTS This worthy object is another which has been generously donated and in the recent campaign a total of was raised in the im mediate for the soldiers huts of the Knights of Columbus and a total ot was raised in the district assigned to THE RED TRIANGLE The Y war funds found also gener ous In the special campaign for a total of nearly was DAUGHTERS AND MAIDS OF ENGLAND The Daughters and Maids of white not a patriotic have nevertheless con tributed to various war THE RED SHIELD The Salvation Army war or the Red Shield as it is has been one of the most popular funds of the From time to time during the war tag days were held in Letn Jjridge on behalf of this but only con drive was The amount raised for the fund here during the war totals over the amount raised in the single dnve be ing WOMENS CIVIC CLUB This is another organization in Lethbridge that has been most active in war The particular work of this organization has been to raise money for soldiers Christmas and most magnificently have they done the In cash the club has in the past three the total of This has been spent practically all on the parcels for the boys in the and many a Lethbridge soldier has the civic club to thank for cheery hampers at Christmas In 400 parcels were OTHER ORGANIZATIONS While the organizations above mentioned are practically all that raised money for patriotic yet there are many other organizations in the cily which have engaged in every class of war and have even raised money for war the majority of this of going to one or the other of the ubove mentioned Organizations like the local fraternal and the aid societies of the various churches have all done their part in the great 4 While this article deals particularly with only the cash donations raised in the city during the it is only fair to mention that these other organizations have all done their bit in one way and The work done by all aside from money is another story equally as interesting ;