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"A grat ntet oft mlercy drim-n i iilII t'oIgl
n11 4)(41nn Of unspenk let poin"
What Has Your Red Cross Money Done?
IN ITHE FIRST PLACE, it has enabled the American people,
through the Red Cross, to help care for its Army and Navy.
SECONDLY, It has enabled America to hearten her Allies'
fighting forces and to keep up, among the civilian populations,
the spirit to win the war. That, alone, has made the American
Red Cross one of the largest factors since our entry into the war.
Canteens which provided food and hot drinks--more than a million meals
to Soldiers in December; warehouses crammed with materials, situated all along the
French line, all along the Italian lines, at seaports and at places where our soldiers are
going to fight; institutions, for the care of consumptives, institutions for the re-education.
of maimed men--these are a few of the concrete accomplishments abroad.
At Home--the millions of woolen sweaters, mufflers, socks and other comforts
for the men in camps; the work of sanitation around cantonments and the help and
advice given dependents of Soldiers and Sailors--these are things which will "make you,
your children and your children's children, in whatever part of the world they may be,
proud of being Americans."
Will you do YOUR share to keep this Hand of Mercy at its
Every Cent of Every Dollar Received for the Red Cross War Fund Goes for War Relief
The Ainerican Rled Cross is thle largest and if teds id clothes intl re poui ations in
most etliciet organization for the relief of sif- ills of great ('laLllty.
foring that. lIe II\'rd h:1s eUVer Seell. I I-, hie to hell) you t sol t10 ill Iis
it is made Ill alinost entirely of volunteer 1 01 oneed.
worke's, the h ighter executives being without
exception im(n accustomned to large affairs, who ith its 111l1salths of Nvolw i's. its trenton
are in almost all cases giving their services j 11 Oris anl sittooth 1111111i i raf lJ ta
without aiay.litiv-. it is solving as \nwoe's ad
I t I u yi . ht g a d - - - a d t h s h e l p i n g t o w in t h e w a r .
I((S and by voluntary contrib ttionts.ltijt
It is today bringitig relief to suffeling III- lidsi llt 'ilson leads it.
1ul ty. hoth 111 ililary and civil, in ivcry \v 'T W, l" rilletit audits its aclo nts.
torn . (iuntry. Yom. voll Navy and yout AIjes in
It telans tomttorrow to help IiI the ork of i t.
14tit ,100!'(I filiolightottt thle wot-d V4t 1 -hvo lif ol lerc lshave joini( d it.
lyedsandliothe .'ntir' oplaton i
CONTRIBU D T THE RED CROSS BY
Peoples Loan & Exchange Bank
Dixie Flour & Grain Compan,
H. TERRY\i Dry Goods, Shoes, Etc.
dousstors ad smoth unnng tansprta