100 Years Ago: British Red Cross Society Campaign Ad

The Intelligencer October 18, 1915 (page 4)

Help our Stricken Heroes - British Red Cross Society“help! Our Stricken Heroes Are Calling To YOU—They Must Not Ask In Vain—GIVE! FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HISTORY, the Motherland has asked her Daughter Colonies for aid for her Red Cross work. Wounded men in the hundreds of thousands, from every part of the Empire, including Canadians, are being cared for by the British Red Cross Society. The strain on their funds is enormous—so much so that they are in danger of exhaustion. …  Ontario Has Promised to Raise $500,000. …’OUR DAY’ For Sailors and Soldiers. Thursday, October 21st.”