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"A great net of tercy draw n through
How was the LastWar Fund Spent?
IT is a fair question--and it is fairly answered in the
detailed and itemized reports that have been published
in the newspapers of every town and city of the land.
You never saw it? Then ask at the nearest Red
Cross Chapter, or write, for the Red Cross wants you to
know where your money went.
They say that Red Cross supplies have a way of
coming through on time.
Italy surely has found us not wanting in promptness
when her great trial came.
And Roumania--they said no allied nation could get
through to help her dire need.
But the Red Cross Found a Way.
It's not always a cheap way--"Needs must" costs
money. But did you give that Money to be Saved
or to save lives? Are you not willing to pay five dollars
or Fifty to bring something of comfort to a war racked,
tortured mortal who but for you would surely -die?
And of one thing you may be sure. Not one penny
of that Hundred Million has gone for anything but War
In the Red Cro 'there is no high salaried bureau
cracy, no extra a nt administration expense. All of the
higher officials nd nine-tenths of the workers are un
The cost of raising and collecting the last War Fund
was about one-half of one per cent., more than covered
by the banking interest on the money.
Your Red Cross needs another Hundred Million to
lighten just a little of the awful load of misery "over
there." Your share is all that you can give--and then a
WILL YOU HOLD UP YOUR'END?
Laurens National Bank, J. H. Sullivan,
Member Federal Reserve System. Heavy Groceries.