The Intelligencer December 20, 1918 (page 1)

“Stirring and Patriotic Addresses Given at Mass Meeting. A goodly number of citizens including a few ladies assembled in the City Hall last evening for the purpose of hearing discussed the proposed debenture By-law to be submitted to the electors, granting $10,000 to the Great War Veterans’ Association of Hastings and Prince Edward County to assist in procuring a memorial home. All the speakers called upon heartily endorsed the project and a resolution was unanimously endorsed pledging support to the project.”