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"A GREAT NET OF MERCY DRAWN THROUGH AN OCEAN OF UNSPEAKABLE PAIN." I
-as ever in its hours of need, the Red Cross tOrns But with every day the need grow
to you. every day the number of our boy
Never in the world's history has any organization
faced a heavier task than does the Red Cross now.
Here and overseas, wherever the tides of war it must De extended The meshE
have rolled, there the Red Cross has spreaO its Mery" must be made finer.
'net of Mercy."
It has taken to itself the task of servinc all that F
Sonds theRe C-arossOU wilkgifohepfr
suffer in every allied land-s
varto. help p repart. the way?
it stands beside our boys in training here
or "over there";
-it watches beside the pillows of battle-bro- cmsyuwl ieadgienb
ken men, and offers rest and sympathy to have given days and dollars.
war-worn fighters on brief respite from .
-it carries food and clothing to hungered With your influence on the peo
mothers and little ones in ruined villages; -ith the men you know-with t
-it helps rebuild the scattered pile of brick hearts perhaps have not been t
and stone they once called "Home";
-it brings back to the hopeless mother's
arms her long-lost child;
-it helps care for the orphans of the men
Xv who died that civilization might- live; Flag.
-it helps care for the thousands that have For it rests with you who under a e el
-fallen prey~ to dread tuberculosis;--o'aketh nation, wke ever4 iin en
ever daye the nubrowurbyavrsa rw
-it nobly represents in deeds of mercy, re- from ocean to ocean, to a realizatoofwate
lief and restoration the more thanm twenty
itd mus e -o exeddwhe mehe ofthtEneIo
million. members that have made its greatReCrsi-owhttNED anwyis
work possible. needs must be supplied!
Your Red Cross is an all-American, largely volunteer organization, authorized by Congr he
ed by "Pre4ident WiIsO, audited.by fteWar. DPartment- and enthusiastically approved by your
Army yoriNVy nd youxir Allie. VWV yr inf uHndred Million Dollnr War Fundt n you
gav lit uneis eig sentfo wa ro -o Sortn hear prad mae fo abee tuheat yours
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