100 Years Ago: Condition of Arthur McGlashon Still Serious, Ad for Kellogg’s Corn Flakes

The Intelligencer December 29, 1917 (page 2)

“Condition Still Serious. Sergt. McGlashon, caretaker of the Belleville Armouries, was this morning in receipt of the following telegram: Ottawa, Dec. 28, 1917. Mr. James McGlashon, Armouries, Belleville. 55406 cable received today states 412076 Sergt. Arthur Edward McGlashon, infantry, officially reported still seriously ill, 1st General Hospital, Etaples, Dec. 16, 1917. Director of Records.

On the 22nd of August last Sergt. McGlashon was severely wounded, and it is apparent from the above message that his condition is serious. His injuries were such that he has been unable to write since that date.”

The Intelligencer December 29, 1917 (page 3)

“The Food Controller Has Licensed the Makers of Kellogg’s Toasted Corn Flakes to continue to put up and sell—in the original Red, White and Green package—the delicious Toasted Corn Flakes you have always used.

Save Wheat! And Use the Ideal Food—Kellogg’s Toasted Corn Flakes.

The Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Co. Limited. Head Office and Factory: London, Ont.”