The Intelligencer July 11, 1916 (page 6)
“The Women of Belleville will give a sock shower for the French soldiers in the trenches, on their national day, the 14th of July, in the Armouries at 8 o’clock.
The Presidents of all the Societies in the city, men as well as women, and regents of Chapters are asked to interest the members of their organizations to make this shower a success. Musical programme. Admission, socks or money.”