Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


June 20, 1918

Ladies of the Red Cross are requested to meet Friday afternoon at the town hall at 2 o’clock for special sewing. The Northwest division insists that every sock shall have a Kitchener toe. Socks should be eleven inches from the edge to beginning of heel. Fancy striping O.K. but do not use bright colors. Fancy striping in cuffs of socks should be, if used at all, of regular sock yarn such as white and various shades of gray. The soldier is often wet to the knee for many hours and the water soaked skin is likely to absorb any free dye. The soldier must take chances enough witho...

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