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RED CROSS ACTIVITIES I'rmn Ihr snlf of Irvid and tin foil by tin- school children, ?."7.80 has j,-en added tf) the iet.i Co.- iras iiry, iirmrdins to a report by Mrs. J. A. lingers of the .Magazine anl Newspaper, depot. Thr children not unly collect the foil, but gave their services in straightening it and pre paring it fur sul The young folk are Kccumulnting another box of foil and and continuing to contribute, to the magazine and newspaper collection. The Kilmore school donating many pounds within the past few days. The Camp Verde Red Cross boasts of having In Its membership Mrs. Mary F. Reid, an eighty-thrce-year-old resident of this county, who is doing her bit by knitting for the soi diers. "Grandma" Reid since last Oc tober has knitted 11 pairs of socks. Fhe la the mother of 13 children, six of whom are living. She has 44 grandchildren.- 46 great, grandchildren and two grout groat grandchildren. The Red ' Cross has received its first letter of thanks for a. Christmas ox that reached a soldier in France. Practically the entire quota of Christ mas gifts provided by the local chap ter were sent to the soldiers in this country, and until the word c'awj f'-om arl r-'oan. u wa - no k'i ' that the gifts from here went over there. Here is the soldiers thanks: "Jan. 31, 1917. Phoenix, Arizona Chapter, "'.' American Red Cross, Phoenix, Arizona: Just a line : to thank you for the package which, while late In coming, was none, the less welcome. We are always glad when we get a box that contains home-made "goodies'' and of course they are few and far between, on account of con gested transport service. . . There are four other boys in my room w ho are agreeing to all I say as they shared in the package. We arc all from different states, Utah, Oregon, Texas.. Pennsylvania and myself from Springfield, Ohio. There are two hospitals in the town where we are stationed and of course there are lots of nurses from Amer ica. It may interest you : to know that my' sister, a trained nurse has vol unteerea tor service. Please again accept my thanks for the package which was so greatly THEY , WONDER WHERE WE GET THEM FROM new fine silk shirts that will win your ap proval. dress shirts of all kinds and at several prices. neckties, lots of them',' and all original in design. our entire -new spring line is so enthusi astically attracted that your selection here will be easv. Conic tomorrow and See Thrin PHOENIX, ARI, t IT. FRANC S CAFE We take pride in maintaining our reputation as careful caterers to your epicurian tastes. A visit to our cafe today, when we will serve a SPECIAL FRENCH and CHICKEN DINNER Will prove a treat to you. Special musical program 34 W. ADAMS ST. THE MILK SITUATION "A grain farm can be run with about one-third to one-half of the labor that , it takes to run a dairy farm. Wheat sell ing at $2 per bushel, hogs at $15 to S18 per hundred ana up, why not milk in proportion to labor and cost of produc tion? Why ask the dairy farmer to pro duce milk at 50 cents per hundred pounds less than the dairy experts from four of our best agricultural colleges, and they are reliable, claim it can be produced for without a profit? Does this have a ten dency to stimulate milk production, when there was never a greater need for it than now? Hoard's Dairyman. Maricopa County Dairymen's Association atk that wholetaU price of milk be based on cost of production. This will not allow for expansion of the industry to meet mil krequtrements but it will save the dairy industry from the block. .- ' ' -' . ' Important Meeting of the 7 Association Water Useri Building, Wednesday, March 20th, 8 P. M. Sharp fit more easily men of different build. ' The' lining is entirely of kid gloves. Old or new may all .be' used. The best to use are . the longer lengtu evening- gloves, which come above the elbow. It will improve the looks of the vest if the gloves are cleaned before being made up. A drity white kid glove is not attractive. Directions: Open the gloves, along the side seam; lay them on a lining oi unbleached muslin, lapping the edge?, and stitch flat on the sewing' ma chine. Cut the kid and muslin inter lining from the pattern, using the same pattern for the brown steen outer cover. If. preferred the whole jacket, may be; lined with flannel in D NES DATED appreciated and may I wish your addition, in' which case the kid lin- chapter continued and greater sue- ing is used as interlining. The vest cess in its work, and it will certainly may be bound with baaid or crosscut be needed when the American boys sateen. Bind from tna inside, go over the top. The vest is sewed together by And not until the report of wound- seams under the arm pits. The length in front measure nineteen jand a half inches,; length in the back, twenty-two inches. The length of the seam under the arm pits is eleven inches. The length of the shoulder is six and a quarter inches. Tha neck is rounded at the front. Th ed in action is received will Amer ica realize the full value and need of an effecient Red Cross. England and France know and we who are in the field can see its wonderful work. history. Perhaps if I knew to whom I I am writing and was assured of its arm hole is eight inches deep. Tim oemg received, much of interest could be told. Verv sincerely, PRIVATE CARL, SLOAN, Supply Co. 304, Q. II. C. W. E A. A cheese pudding on the blackboard at the Red Cross headquarters is as follows: , 1 cup milk. 1 cup cheese. 1 cup bread crumbs. Salt to taste. 1 green pepper. Bake in casserole.. A shipment to the Pacific division from the local chapter last week comprised, 115 sweaters, 148 pair of socks, 32 wristlets, 67 helmets and .it mufflers. The American Red Cross has heard I through its field directors that many of the knitted articles furnished to the men in the service, are seriously injured by improper washing. It suggests therefore, that each chapter have tags printed and at tached' to each garment, the tags to be as follows: Directions for Washing Knitted Articles Wash in warm water with plenty of soap; put small oamount of soap in warm water and rinse; change of temperature in water causes shrink age; hang garment up lengthwise to dry. vest is sleeveless. The back is twenty-two and a. quarter inches in width. The. width across the shoul der at the back is sixteen and a half inches. Across the neck at the back, seven inches. The single breasted coat measures twenty-six inches .across the chest. The double breasted ' would measure more, as it extends across the chest. The vest requires about two yards of material. This amount varies of course, with the size of the vest. o Uffl LEAGUE 10 AID BONDS BY COMMISSION Dates for numerous important hear ings yesterday were set by the 3t3te corporation commission. V The hearing of ia complaint made against the Ray Consolidated Copper company alleging failure to render adequate electrical service will be heard in Phoenix on April 8. , The application of the Ray' rand Gila Valley Railroad company for permission to purchase the railroad yards and other property from the Ray Consolidated Copper company was set for April 8. The application of the Ray Con. for permission to sell telephones and electrical utilities to the Ray Tele phone and Electrical company will be heard on April 8. The application of the Ray Con. for an order relieving that company from the obligations of a public utility .will be heard also on April S. The application of the Prescott Gas and. Electric company for the approval of certain rules will be heard at Prescott on April 2. The hearing or the complaint of the United Verde Extension Copper company against the Verde Tunnel nnd Smelter Railroad, the Southern Pacific, Arizona Eastern, Santa Fe and El Paso and Southwestern rail roads, alleging overcharge on ore shipped to El Paso, and also the ap plication of the United Verde for an order authorizing increase in demurrage rates -will be heard on MarclaW-5. From Florence comes the following report: "The salvage committee has be gun its work and already several pounds of tin foil have been turned in by the children. Little Lillian Nich ols having collected seven and one half pounds and six pounds coming from the prison. One of the activities of the school children as members of the Junior Red Cross, found to bo popular is the collection of salvage. The schools must turn in all salvage to tho local chapter, to be sold to best possible advantage. The schools keep track by pounds only, as they I are not to sell individually, and in return, in order o encourage them I and make them realize their im I portance, we turn the money raised I from salvage over to the local chap ter, and credit to -the supply depart ment, and free supplies are given out to the auxiliaries and branches where the best results can be shown.' I The Red Cross issues .a call for leather post cards, pillow tops, table covers, chamois and kid gloves for the kid glove vest, one of the best protections against the cold a man can have. The vest may bft. single breasted or double breasted. The double breasted is to be preferred as !t gives greater warmth, and also it will 'Arms and Farms Will Win the War "85 Industrial Effort and 15 Military Effort" COTTON CITY See for yourself what Cotton City colonists are doing to help win the war see the big wa ter development which comes under the Cotton City project see the buildings actually un der construction, see the soil no one questions its fertility. See cot ton being planted. Learn from us what a hundred "dollars will do a deed for a hundred dollars the balance we will car ry. See our $100 land with water developed. Before you buy in Arizona aee the beautiful Casa Grande valley at our expense. ' . The Cotton City automobile meet every train come to Casa Grande or write for illustrated pamphlet. . I .- COTTON CITY LAND & BUILDING COMPANY (A $5,000,000.00 Project) Casa Grande, Ariz. Imbued with a desire to "do their bit" for the Red Cross, the various lodges of the Arizona Latin Protective league, acting under an order from the supremo officers, will endeavor collectively to raise . iat least $3,000 to be turned over to the Red Cross and the cause of humanity. This will be done through the medium of suppers, entertainments and? festivals. Already a portion of this amount has been raised and if diligent effort on the part of the subordinate of ficers land individual members count for anything, it seems safe to say that tho goal set 'will be 'exceeded. This organization, embracing in its membership the better class of Spanish speaking citizens, has "3 lodges in the state. Its total mem bership in Arizona exceeds 5,000. Tie local ledge of Clifton held a d;ui?e and supper about two weeks ago at which the net proceeds amounted to 1341.65. This amount has been turned over to the supreme officers as the initial contribution to the Red Cross fund. The mem bers of the order in Arizona believe that what one lodge can accomplish, the others can accomplish in the same proportion from a membership .basis. The order from the supreme of ficers reads as . follows: "To the presidents and all the members of the different lodges of this institution in the state of Ari zona: The supreme lodge wishing to give immediate laid to the Red Cross it recommends the giving of -dances, suppers or any other for,m of en tertainment whereby money can be raised, all the proceeds to be turned over to the Red Cross. "PEDRO G. LAMA, "Supreme Secretary." - " ' ' ; o ' .' 16 GEORGE GIVEN SS "Fish Story MS Republican A. P. LeaseS Wire LONDON, March 16. Henery P. Da vison, chairman of the American Red Cross war council, had an audience with King George Friday and talked 45 minutes with the king who thanked him for the contribution of $1,000,000 made recently by the American to the British Red Cross. The king showed the deepest interest in American Red Cross activity and displayed a sur prisingly intimate knowledge of affairs in America. After Mr. Davison had given the king a detailed account of the recent Red Cross campaign in the Young Ocean Herring, each 5c Whole Red Salmon, per lb., (very fine) . ,20c Nice Norway Mackerel, each 15c Dried Boneless Herring, lb. 30c Large Bloaters, 3 for .-.25c Absolutely Boneless Cod Fish, per lb. . .30c Remember if its good. to eat you can get it at the Arizona Grocery Phone 1954-4455 United States during which $100,000,000 was raised and the membership was increased to 23,000,000, the two chatted abou the war. Then King George said: "The wprk the American Red Cross is doing is the greatest boon to hu manity that has ever been known. 1 authorize you to express to the Ameri can people my deepest thanks for the great humanitarian work they iare do ing. The British people are most ap oreciative of the aid given by Ameri cans and on their behatf I want to con gratulate the American people for the help they are giving to the Red Cross It contributes to the morale of all the allied peoples by its wonderful work." III OF MUSIC SAY YOU-- Your suit needs cleaning and pressing. Bring it. or 'phono us. and we will call for it. Jones Gleaning Works Phone 1768 225 West Adams PUPILS TO m The pupils recital, at the Arizona School of Music, so long awaiied by the music loving' population of Phoe nix, was given yesterday afternoon by piano pupils of Frank Ronald Evans; vocal pupils of Charles E. Carlson, violin pupils of Heinrich Klingenfeid and dancing pupils of Edna Pearl Re varc. The program for the occasion was as follows: Piano Mazurka Wachs v . Mary Kingsbury '. Traumerei Strauss Patricia Tharaldson Vocal . I hear a Thrush at Eve Cadman Mrs. D. A. Fraser Mrs. Chas. W. Ferry, Accompanist r Dance Mignonette Dorothy Stauffer . Piano Moment Religieux Friml Etude F sharp minor Bertini Isabel Stafford Violin . Adoration Borowski Madeleine Bamberger Agnes B. Griffin,' Accompainst Piano The Chase Rhcinberger Maurcne Olson local Elegy Massenet The Slumber Boat.. Jessie L. Gaynor .Mrs. Charles W. Ferry Ida May Golze. Accompanist Piano Adagio from E flat Maj Sonata. . , , Hayden Ada Galbraith Vocal , . Oh Love Carlson Romance Carlson Ida May Golze Mrs. Chas. W. Ferry, Accompanist Dance y La Czarine Mrs. Mabe Cooper " You Will Enjoy Your ' Sunday Dinner AN OPPORTUNITY is offered to t man of meant l acquire, at a bargain, t COUNTRY ESTATE on LONG ISLAND Within Easy Motoring Distance' of New York This BunlScent estate of 140 ion contains Urvo residence, namerons out buildings, complete set of farm buildings and adjoins the hornet -of many of the wealthiest . New York families. The (rounds represent years of careful cultl ratloa and landscaping-. 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