100 Years Ago: Red Cross to Benefit from Sale of Old Irons

The Intelligencer July 6, 1917 (page 3)

“Cash for your old iron! Beginning tomorrow we will pay every Hydro user in this town, Cash for old irons. These old irons will be sold as scrap and the money will be given to the Red Cross.

This is your opportunity to get a really dependable Electric Iron – made for You – and also help the Red Cross in its splendid work.

This offer is for a limited time only. Watch tomorrow’s papers, and—bring us your old iron. Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.”