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WAAR SAVINGS STAMPS
ISSUED Y THE JTlHerEol I)aiS Parish
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Jefferson Davis Parish's Leading 4 eekly Newspaper
VOLUME X__._ WELSH, JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH, LOUISIANA, FRIDAY, NOVEM1BER , 1918, NUMBER 18
Uncle Sam sends out the call; 3,000,000 boye are waiting for your answer.
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Out o' Luck-and In Again!
HREE soldiers who had been cut off from canteen
supplies for many days left the trenches for a
"Oh, for a smoke!" said one.
"And something sweet-some chocolate or cookiesfl said
"I need a tooth brush and some soap worse than anything,"
said the third.
They came into a desolated village. Not a soul was in sight.
"We're out o' luckl" they said. And then they turned a corner.
"There it is!" they qried. It was a sign on the only building
left standing in the place. It was the canteen run by one of
these sevezi recognized organizations.
"Who saidwe'reout o' luck?" '"hey shouted. "We're in againt"
More than SQ tons of supplies leave our ports every week
under the direction of these seven agencies-just so that wherever
the American soldier happens to be, he will find good cheer and
comfort waiting for him. A splendid army of uniformed
workers are now engaged in this work and General Pershing
asks that at least a thousand more be sent each month.
Nothing is too much to do for those who are bearing the brunt
of this war. What will you give for those who are giving
UNITED WAR WORK CAMPAIGN
Spc-a ib- , y t A &
United War Work Campaign Opens
With Big Rally Tomorrow Night
Saturday, 8 p. m.--Meeting at Auditorium if health regulations permit, other
wise an open air meeting.---Interesting speakers, including Capt. A. J.
Pequegnat, four years in the British army, a forceful talker, and others.
FOYER ,D SOLDAT1 ," .
They've been fighting for their
homes since 1914!
T HOSE gallant men who wear horizon, blue, those bronzed
poilus who are entering upon their fifth winter of this war
-they are the men who know the sheer luxury of a cup
of hot soup, a piece of bread, a stove to sit by, and a word of cheer.
Think of a nation where every able-bodied man of less than
fifty has been under arms for four lbng years and more. Think
of a nation which has suffered as has France. Then you will
Why you should give know what the huts are meaning to the French, and what the
huts are meaning to our fighters over there.
Itwice as much as you t was requested by the Government of France, officially,
ever gave beforel that American maintenance of morale be extended to the armies
THE need is for a sum 70%o grter of the French. Cheerfully it was undertaken, in simple justice
Sthan any gift ever asked for since for our splendid debt of gratitude.
the war began. The Government has
fixed this sum at $170,500,000. And so you see these huts today, hundreds of them; where
By giving to these seven organizations French and Americans stand side by side, holding out a hand
all at once, the cost and effort of six
additional campaigns is saved. Of friendship to the war-worn, grizzled men whose fighting spirit
Unless Americans do give twice as is an inspiration to our Yanks. Foyer du Soldat they call
much as ever before, our soldiers and the hut-hearth of the soldier-the nearest approach home up
sailors may not enjoy during 1919 their
on the roads to battle.
3600 Recreation Buildings
1000 Miles of Movie Film "The support and comfort of your Foyers," says Getteral
100 Leading Stage Stars Mangin, "has been and will continue to be a tremendous phys-~
2000 Athletic Directors
2500 LibrariessupplyingS5,000,000books ical comfort and moral support, and has given the soldiers that
85 Hostess Houses feeling of home which has been so much lacking."
15,000 Big-brother "secretaries"
Millions of dollars of home comfniorts "You Foyers,' says Clemenceau, constantly established
When you give double, you make sure in increasing numbers, as great at the front as in the rear, has
that every fighter has the cheer and com- rendered to our soldiers most highly appreciated service. Thanks
step of thse w ay from home to the front to your efforts, our children have found in your midst a center
and back again. You provide him with of distraction and comfort."
a church, a theatre, a cheerful home, a
store, a school, a club and an athletic field United in this war for fireedom, our fighters stand beside
home are w eith him, heart and soul bacl the soldiers of France. United in this campaign for morale,
You have loaned your money to supply these seven organizations come to you as one. France's fight
their physical needs. is our fight. Unity of command is winning on the battlefieldl
Now give to maintain the Morale that abroad. Unity is hastening victory through morale. Give for
Winn the morale, give for unity, give for victory!
UNITED WAR WORK CAMPAIGN
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