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iigust 25th, Is
i fiS&: rfal incomes of the American Red Cross. A committee was formed known as the Salvage Committee of the Red Cross. Over one hundred and fifty cities in the United States have established Salvage Committees and Salvage Warehouses and the returns from these committees in actual money obtained through the sale of old and worn-out articles has amounted to hundreds of thousands of dollars. a* ? Mrs. John Allen Dougherty is the chairman of the Salvage Committee ot the District Chapter of the American Red Cross. The War Work Committee of the Chamber of Commerce on building and site, of which Wm. F. Gude was chairman, has succeeded in securing a big warehouse in Washington and starting a campaign which will bring thousands of dollars into the District Chap ter's cash drawer. The Washington Herald has offered the services of a fleet of trucks to save you the inconvenience and trouble of having to carry youc own salvage to the Red Cross warehouse. ?All that is necessary is to phone The erald, Main 3300, Monday, August 26, and the truck will call. Articles to Be Salvaged ' This is a partial list of the articles the Red Cross wants to salvage. Cut the list out and save | it. Refer to it every day this week, for we are quite sure that in just one tour of your home you will not be able to gather all of the useless things. 1 ? ?ese Things Mean So Little to Individuals lut the Salvage of a Nation Will Mean Hun Ireds of Thousands of Dollars to the Red Cross Old newspapers, generally the greatest enemy to house keepers, head the list of what the Red Cross wants. But in iddition to this they also want any useless article, be it cloth lg, furniture, bric-a-brac, pictures, etc., for while your par [icular donation may be very small the aggregate of all Wash ington will be thousands and thousands of articles. These ar ticles are sold at the Red Cross warehouse to manufacturers ??ho are at present having their troubles in securing raw ma [erial. In giving useless things to this salvage fund you are iot only helping the Red Cross and ridding the household of ttering articles, but you are also cutting the tremendous raste for which America has been famous these many years. ??= For Further Information Phone Mr?. John Allan Dougherty at the Shoreham Hotel, Chairman Salvage Committee, District Chapter?. Red Cross Old shoes, Old newspapers, Tinfoil, Old furniture, Bric-a-brac, Pictures, Books, Rugs, Musical instruments, Clothing, Automobiles, Carriages, Any sort of old metals, Old silverware Old jewelry, Old toys, Old bicycles, Old gloves, Old trunks, Anything of rubber. ? r flfc* i Rotar?an Salvage Committee: Gardner F. Johnson, E. H. Johansen, Frank Jellef f. ?i? ??p??pt?^ P/ho Serves Best" r the Publication of This Salvage Advertisement: [E BIGGS HEATING CO.. \V. H. Gottlieb, President, 917 ? Street X. W. Main 488?. iH. SNYDER, & CO., Tailors, 1411 G Street N. W. :. F. JORSS IRON WORKS, 313"315-317 I3th Street N. W. \ B. KENDALL CO., 485 Missouri Avenue. ULIN & MARTIN CO., 1215 F Street N. W. DAM A. WESCHLER, Auctioneer. 920 Penna. Ave N. W. ETROPOLITAN LIFE INS. CO., John Dolph, Supt., 412 Homer Bldg, CRYSTAL PLATE ICE CO., W. T. Weaver, General Manager, 35th and ? Streets N. W. PAUL PEARSON, Druggist, 1 ?Sth and Florida Avenue N. W. JOHN L. EDWARDS & CO., Investment Securities, 1.426 N.Y. Ave. NATIONAL ?ELECTRICAL SUPPLY CO., E. C. Graham, President. R. P. ANDREWS PAPER CO.. R. P. Andrews, President. BARBER & ROSS, James H. Johnson, Manager. ?HINGTON GAS LIGHT CO., Geo. M. Whitwell.