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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 31, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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may be entirely obliterated for lack
of aid.
BY FREDERICK HASTINGS
Secretary Serbian Relief Com'n.
The money spenffor every single
glass of champaigne consumed on
New Year's eve would give a day's
bread to a starving child. If this one
million dollars could be spent for the
care of the Serbian children now
wandering as homeless refugees in
Macedonia, ten thousand of them
could be dressed in warm clothing
and could be fed for one hundred
days, that is, until the warm weather
of spring comes to relieve them.
BY OSCAR S. STRAUSS
Chairman Appeal Committee
Relief in Belgium
In a land hardly above sea level the
for
trjAJ
ground in winter becomes saturated , r
and spreads a deadly chill unknown?
to dry countries. To the bare foot,j
to the half-clothed body, this means
misery, illness, even death. Such a
land is Belgium.
There and in Northern France
three million are utterly destitute. Is
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lion dollars spent on champaigne at.ls5
this of all times, when the very crud
est feelings of humanity call for
brotherly love?
One million dollars would keep five
hundred thousand Belgian women
and their babies warm all the rest of
the winter. Can't you spare these
stricken war victims some of your
cheer?
ESTIMATED COST OF THE NEW
YEAR'S ORGY
Cafe supplies for 200,000..$ 930,400
Spent for wine 1,040,000
Drinks over bars 1,500,000
Cigars and cigarets 150,000
Tips 200,000
Grand total $3,820,400
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THIS MONEY WOULD IF SENT
TO EUROPE
Save the brilliant Polish race from
extinction;
' Feed the children of the war zone
for three months;
Clothe 500,000 Belgian women
and their children;
Save the wandering children of'
Serbia and Macedonia from freezing??
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The only point to some paragra
phic lines is a period.
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PRINCESS WITH US AGAIN IN SPRING S
BY BETTY BROWN
The princess will come into its own
again as soon as winter coats are set
aside. At Palm Beach and many
other fashionable resorts where
Dame Fashion is now holding high
carnival the princess is more popu
lar for outdoor wear than the two
piece suit
Just to give you an advance hin.t-2
of what the new Princess will be like
I made this sketch of the Palm Beach.!
princess designed by Mme. Relchert
of the Fashion Art League of Amer
ica.
The wldeness of the skirt is im-

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