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ANY MAN TO
By GERALD STA
I DO not know how other me
it hard, with all that is happ
to look a small boy in the face.
. When a small boy looks I
I see his world -- the world hi
have, in his dyes, I am afraid.
The look in his eyes of th(
going to have cuts me to the qi
I have always felt I had e
small boy before.
But the last tour years whe
old way and I think of his wor<
eyes-the one I had myself--ti
has a right to. I see suddenly
being left over for him by me, b'
have to try to pzt up with, have
man in, when you and I have
Then when I face the smi
In a wide high place alone and
want to go-down into the city e
money and with my hope, gc
religion and then come back a
There are days during this
is spent and all the world seem
and all these crowds of peo
streets who do not seem to car<
It seems as if I would not ti
a world to live in myself. . . . 1I
me-and some days the pec
make me think it does not mat
Then suddenly I go by trot
four o'clock pouring out into I
like fire, pouring like sunshine
It is as the roll of drums foi
I want to -ring great churci
the Red Cross !
My rule for a man's findin;
should subscribe to the Red Cr,
Put down your. name anc
and leave the amount open tc
past a schoolhouse about four <
are pouring out.
Or in the evening when
<down your name and the bes
Then go upstairs a minute
Then look at your blank
THE WAR'S RE
-The original of this verse was founi
bravely fought and as nobly died. ThE
Ye who have faith to looka
Beyond the tragedy of a y
And know that out of death
The dawn of ampler life.
* Rejoice, whatever anguish
That God has given you a
To live in these great times
In freedom's crowning hour
That ye may tell your sons
High in the heavens-their
"I saw the powers of darkn
I saw the morning break."
A MESSAGE FROM EDW
Chairman of the United Sta
EVERY dollar that has been ap
cnRed Cross in this war
relationship between the United
the Entente, a relationship that s
upon the peace council that is cc
If this work of spreading tU
continue, every man, woman ar
must give the American Red Cr
its second campaign for $100,00
Our boys in Europe are looki
and I know of no better fheans
through tihe instrumentality of th
The good it has already acc
forts and welfare it will provic
*f war becorses greatr Isor the U
ft %:peratistiat the second fu:
Moontaneou# bin nthe nart of ti
* * ** * * * * * *.*
n feel about it, but I find
ning to the world today,
rustingly up to me and
3 thinks he is going to
world he thinks he is
n understanding with a
n he looks at me in that
i-the one I see in his
te one every small boy
instead the one that is
all of us, the one he will
to live in, have to be a
lI boy I want to go off
think and ask God. 1
end fight-fight with my
over the top with my
nd face the small boy.
struggle when my soul a
s made of iron and glass :
le flocking through the
im over my head to save
does not matter about 9
pie I see go by almost -
ter about them... .
>ps of school children at
he streets. ... pouring
ut into the streets I
the Liberty Loan!
ibells to call people to
4 out just how much he
ss is this:
I address on the blank
think. Then try going
)'clock when the children
the house Is quiet, put
t figure you dare 'on the
and look in the crib.
when you come down
I on an American soldier who
man is yet unknown.
vith fearless eyes
!orld at strife,
and night shall rise
rend the heart,
and have your part
who see the light
h' :itage to take-.
es. put to flight,
ARD N. HUJRLEY,
tes Shipping Board.
propriated by the Ameri
has welded closer that
States and the nations of
nil have a iurarked effect
te gospel of mercy is to
id child in this republic
ss his fullest support in
rag to us to back them up
#f supporting them than
s Amneican Red Cross.
omplished and the com
Ie later when the stress
niite4 States forces, make
ad of,$100,000,000 be a
ke An vami naople.
Bring your fa:
(This is going t
Come and heal
ied by U.
mily; bring i
o be the larg
te Picnic eve
7 the splendit
-take a hol
WRIGHT A. PATTERSON.
Billy Jones-maybe your son or the
ton of a neighbor-was in the front
ne trenches in France 'when the Gee
pan bombing party was driven back.
uis enthusiasm to get the Roches car
led him over the top of the trench,
mnd at the edge of No Man's Land a
Eun bullet got him.
A comrade-maybe your boy-crawl.
'd out into No Man's Land and brought
Billy Jones back to the American
Other comrades carried him back
hrough the maze of trenches to a
Iressing station, where his wound was
A medical department ambulance
tarried him on to the field hospital.
From there Hilly Jones was taken to
he base hospital, and there a Red
3ross nurse-your Red Cross nurse
s tenderly, carefully, smilingly nursing
in back to health again so that he
nay not have to pay the extreme sac.
ifice that we-that you and I and our
eighbors-may enjoy the blessings of
There are half a million of these
)oys of ours in France today and
more going "over there" every week.
they are there to wage the supreme
onflict of the world with the brutal
'orces of autocracy that democracy,
our heritage, may not perish.
We want these boys of ours to come
)ack to us, and it is the Red Cross men
mnd women-our Red Cross men and
women-who will bring thousands of
hem back who would not otherwise
ome if our dollars will but keep them
here to minister to these boys of ours.
['hey are but doing for us what we
!annot do for ourselves.
A SCORE OF REASONS
FOR THE RED CROSS
It Is Playing a Big Part in the
War for Democracy.
What does it mean to you to know
that your America Red Cross:
Is supporting 50,000 French children.
Sends supplies to 3,423 French mill.
Provides 2.000 Fre*nch hospitals with
[s operating 30 ennteens at the front
[s operating six other canteens at
French railway junctions, serving
30,000 French soldiers a day.
Operates a movable hospital in four
units acco!mmodating 1,000 men.
is operating a children's refuge in one
part of the war zone, and in another
a medical center aind traveling dis
pensary, both capable of accommo
dating more ltan 2,000 children.
Haa opened a lon;; chain of ware
houses stocked with hospital sup.
pilies, food, soldiers' comforts, to
bacco, blankets, etc., all the way
from the seaboard to the Swiss
Has warehouse capacity for 100,000
Was 400 nmotor cars and operat iseven
garages, making all repairs.
Elas shIpped 40 freIght car loads of
assorted supplies to Italy from
France within two weeks after it
began operating in the former coun
Wad a battery of motor ambulances
at the Piave front four (lays after
the United States declared war on
started a humdred dilTere'nt activities
in Italy at the time that natIon was
in its most critical condition.
Was established five hospitals in Eng
land andl operates a workshop for
hospital supplies employing 2,000
And that 120,000 cases of supplies
have been received at the Paris
headquarters of the American Red
Cross from your various chapters
scnt - d throughout the United
St ? s.
'V l..t does all this mean to you?
Ani I have told you but a fraction of
the work your lRed Cross has done
and is doIng. It means that without
hths ceaseless, heroic work of the
~Aerican lied Cross, we could never
wIn this war.
Without your fled Cross thousands
In RumanIa would have starved to
Without your Red Cross Italy would
riever have realized that powerful sup.
port of the United States in the hour
Without your fled Cross thousands
mf French soldIers now gallantly fight.
ig for you at the front would have
2led of wounds, exposure and lack of
But now we must all redouble our
efforts and sacrifices for our Red Cross
Mecause-a million mothers' sons are
going to carry the stars and stripes
to the greatest victory God has ever
give. to nien fighting for honor and
WIth the help of your Red Crose
ronr boy will win.