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• > ' // \» jss X 1 ■ ...... **\ j! ••' s f // ’ ! ' T'< / \ ■ \ */- // \ m I. M/iT. N T // . // '\X ,: \ •• •tei‘\ At / \--\ V* / / ■ x v / Pershing Says: You must have the YM.C.A* to win the waf^ Pershing made this statement to the French general staff. And Pershing knows. He had the Y. M. C. A. back of him in the Phil ippines. He had it in Mexico. Now he has it in France. And hesavs: * “You need the Y. M. C. A. to win the war." He knows how the Y. M. ( . \ keeps hi' hoys on fighting edge. lie knows how the Y M. < . \. cuts into the mo notony of camp life. He know * how if takes a lit tle of the drab out of each day. He knows how its friendly influence follows the raw recruit through every stage of his army experience until at last clean, strong and self reliant, he * - ready to go over the top. And the last friend he sees before he goes over is the Y. M. ('. A. <ecretarv —with stimu %> lating refreshment —a pat on the hack—“and the best of luck, old man." Make out suhsn iptions and checks to KmorvW. Clark, Treasurer, First and Old Detroit National Hank. i’avmenl in full i- requested. If you wish to avail yourself of the par tial payment pi m .in", of you -ulwcription is to be paid within .‘>o days, 25* on Jan. 1, 1918, and the remaining 25% on April 1. The temptations against the soldiers’ morals are more dreaded bv the officers than the enemy. They realize that the V. M. C. A., providing dean, wholesome amusement and the nearest approach to home environment, is a real in fluence for the good and the morale of the American soldier. Pershing wants the “Y.” Wilson wants it. Lloyd George wants it. So does Poincare. So do you, if you ( are to see the boys that are fighting for you come back clean in health and spirit. The “Y” is performing a work for the soldier that is of untold value for America and you. ( lean hearts, clean minds, clean bodies —and a little bit of cheer. Isn't that worth while? It is your duty, as a citizen of Detroit, to help raise Detroit’s quota of 8700,000. How much will you give? How will you give it? When will you give it?