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100 Years Ago: Bancroft Gives Machine Gun, Ad for Ladies’ Military Boots

The Intelligencer October 19, 1915 (page 1)

“Bancroft Gives a Gun. Bancroft.—(Special)—the goal for which the patriotic citizens of this part of North Hastings have been striving has been reached. The machine gun fund has been swelled to the grand total of $1,026.25. A request will be made that a plate be placed on the gun to show where it came from.”

Ladies Military Boots advertisement [1]The Intelligencer October 19, 1915 (page 3)

“Ladies’ Military Boots. Black Cloth Tops—Patent Leather Vamps and Heel Foxing—Neat Military heel just like Cut—All Sizes Laced and Buttoned. Priced at $2.50. You should see them. The J.J. Haines Shoe Houses. Belleville, Napanee, Trenton, Smith’s Falls.”