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THE RICHMOND PALLADIUM AND SUN-TELEGRAM SATURDAY, NOV. 9, 1918.
MOTHERS AND FATHERS OF
UX GIVE TO YOUR SONS
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It was at a little hospital in France.
One of ,tho workers Young Men's
'Christian Association. Knights ot Col
umbuswhat does it matter, they are
; all the same was one day passing by
hnncht rt ft Scotch boy
with whom be had been talking before
. that same afternoon: He entered the
' tent expecting 10 una me. oojr.mttin.cvA
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tnat nigni ior uaiisivi .. uvuiw
when he approached be saw that some
thing had happened, something had in
tervened between all hopes and plans.
The wounded lad's eyea were bright
with fever and he beckoned to the
man of mercy. "Come here, mummy,"
be said; "put your arm under my
fcoH .kh t think I will sleep tonight."
- "And then," Eays the worker, "I saw
.'thflt h had become a child again
'Hear me eay my prayers now, mum-1
my,' he said, and beginning 'Our Fa
ther which art in Heaven.' he felt his
way throusth it like a blind man in
a narrow alley, till he got tangled in
forgetfulness and stumbled for a mo
ment into silence. Then, looking up
at me, he said. 'Kiss me. mummy,'
and 1 kissed him and tucked him in
as his mother used to do when he was
a boy at borne, and by way of Bleep
that night he iound a dawn beyond
Your son, perhaps, is there that
boy you love bo well. He may be
wounded. God forbid! Eut if be
Is, an arm will prtltow his head tonight
nd fatherly hands will be on his and
kindly lips will speak those words
that you would speak if you were by
his side. It wiU be the hands and
. Hps of one of that band of consecrated
men, one of those big-hearted brothers
who welcomed your boy that home
sick day he came to camp, who sailed
' with him on the transport, who went,
perhaps, through the hell-fire of shot
and bursting shell to save him when
he was wounded, who brought food
and comfort and friendliness and
"home" to him on the very fire-step
of the front-line trench.
Ttioco hi hrnfhprs are calling to
you from France for help. Nay, 'they
are calling to you from every canton
ment, from every camp, here and
fihmnrl whpre our soldier lads are
cot Viror1 tncrflthpr. "Fathers and
Mothers of America!" they say. "your
boys are in our hand. We want to
send them bucK to yon c;ean, strung,
brave, victorious. God willing, these
nhall not be v.ttsted months or years.
We are working and praying so that
even while he fights your son will
grow in stature body, mind and soul.
Money is neededa veritable tide of
gold to make this posisblr. Fathers
and Mothers of America, give to your
, Shall we add our poor word to the
passionate appeal ot $170,000,000 that
ia beln? mado by these seven socie
ties, these great brotherhood. that
stand behind our armies the Young
Men's Christian Association, the
Young Women's Christian Association,
the National Catholic War Council,
the Jewish Welfare Board, the Salva
tion Army, the American Library As
sociation, the War Camp Community
Service? No, there is no need for us
to tell you why you should give. Your
own baert is crying out to you now to
give. Give money? Why, you would
give your right band, you would give
your ' beating heart itself, If it would
bring your boy .comfort and happiness
in his life or peace In his death. -
Little enough , do we know what
these lads of ours are enduring with
out complaint; little enough do' we
know how they die without bitterness,
thinking never of self, but of suffering
chums and loved ones at home, hum
ble In their self-sacrifice. Little can
we hope to imagine what "X" or "K.
nr r. min and huts mean to them,
we who are safe and warm and with
"Sometimes," says a "Y" worker, 1
sit all day beside a man, feeling my
heart just break listening to him as
he speaks words of love ana messages
nt iioAriPfit tenderness in his dying
fever to those far off across the seaa
whom he thinks to be right up near
his Btretcher-bed. And then a man
who has been blinded wants me to
hold one of his hands; another poor
lad sobs out his life, his head in my
arms, crying for his mother as you
and I cried for ours when we were
lonely; and I guide the hands of an
othera big boy, torn and shattered
by a shell, as he writes goodby to his
sweetheart and tells her God will
bring them together again."
What do we know of such things as
these we in America? What do we
know of the horror of the rain-soaked
trench at night, with the shells flying
overhead like bat3 out of hell? What
do we know of the gnawing cramp of
hunger or the hideous wrench of
agonizing wounds? Our eyes have
not seen the human wreckage of the
batle-ficld, our ears have not heard
its awful cries. Our lips have not yet
touched the cup. Our meatless days,
our wheatless meals, our good ladies
kniting would we dare look on one
poor crumpled form in Flanders field
and call these things "giving"? Not
If we are men. If our fields had been
ninworl bv murderous - guns, if our
citios had been looted, razed, and ruin
ed, if our men had been crucified and
shot, if our mothers, wives and daugh
ters had been dragged like the women
of Lille by gray-clad demon3 to slav
ery, then we would be able to speak
n liirsnmfre of sacrifice we do not yet
i know or even dimly understand. Then
would we have learned sometning or
the courage of Christ when he refused
the stupefying drink upon the cross,
and faced suffering yes, welcomed
and greeted it, as a very end and aim
It is a splendid thing to give billions
to war that war may cease. It is
thrice blessed to give to these mag
nificent and merciful organizations
that have been s, formed not to take
life, but to save it, not to give wounds.
but to bind them no, not to spread
disaster and blasting death, but to
dispense good cheer and kindliness
and knowledge and comfort and bro
therly love among our own boys.
It Is a privilege to give to this great
cause when for the first time in his
tory Jew, Protestant and Catholic are
sinking bitter differences of centuries,
when prejudices are sweepingVout like
ash in furnace-winds, and creeds are
commingling in the final gold of truth.
This cause Is, indeed. His cause, and
each dollar we give is given into the
very treasury of Heaven. .
We regard the work of these hu
mane fraternities of such supreme im
portance, we feel that their appeal is
so urgent, that, although, like others,
we have given, and given generously,
we hope, to every worthy . war-time
cause, we have determined to contrib
ute our check for ten thousand dol
lars on the very first day of the drive.
If for a moment, far from the peril
and sudden death of the trenches, we
are tempted to shrink from new sac
rifices, we have but to look around
about us to remember our duty, ior al
ready In our streets the crutch tells
its simple story and carries its mute
appeal to the heart; already our con
sciences' are challenged by the elo
quence of the empty sleeve; already
we are faced by the ? outward evi
dences of the empty sleeve; already
we are faced by the outward evidences
of these our boys who have laid not
merely money, but life and body them
selves upon the altar.
Fathers and Mothers of America!
Your sons need warm hearts to father
them and ministering hands to sustain
them; they need every comfort, every
care, everv protection that money can
buy and love provide. Were peace de
clared tomorrow they would need
them even more, if possible, during
the trying months when they are wait
ing to return to you. It is your own
flesh and blood that is caling you.
As you cherish American manhood,
and in the name of God who gives vic
tory to the right, answer the call.
ROSELLI GLAD TO
RETURN TO CITY
Lieut Bruno Roselli of the Italian
army, who will speak here at a mass
meeting in the Coliseum Sunday after
noon, will probably arrive in the city
Sunday morning, coming from Con
nersville, Ind., where he speaks to
night. Lieut. Roselli will speak at
Earlham college Sunday evening, and
will be the guest of the United War
Workers Sunday night.
The Italian soldier is quoted as be
ing greatly delighted to return to Rich
mond, as he was impressed with the
courteous treatment he received at
the time of his first vi3it during the
John Russell in charge of the decor
ations of the Coliseum, began his work
Saturday afternoon. Bunting, flags,
posters and United War Fund litera
ture will be used.
TO BE CARRIED
OUT BY AMERICA
War Industries Board Plans
to Keep Industry Normal
When Peace Comes.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9. Chairman
Baruch, of the War Industries board,
authorized the statement last night
that the coming of peace will not re
sult in the immediate cancellation of
war supply contracts, but that con
tracts will be cancelled gradually, as
reouirpments are reduced, making it
possible to lift curtailments and re
strictions upon ordinary industrial ac
tivities. "For some time to come," said Mr.
Baruch, "assuming the armistice will
be signed, for a period to be determin
ed by the government's war-making
agencies, government contracts must
continue on a large scale." This cir
cumstance applies to a considerable
share of present contracts.
Supplies fro Normal Demands.
"As the demands for raw materials
Is lessened by the reduction of war
requirements, and the cancellation of
war contracts, if and when such can
cellations be made, the raw materials
so made available will be released
and allotted by the War Industrial
board for use in supplying civilian
and export demands, which through
curtailment, have been held in check
during the war. .
"In addition to the ordinary com
mercial requirements there, will be a
heavy flow of materials, thus released,
to supply the demand for the great
reconstruction work required by the
"At the same time there is to be a
gradual lifting of the restrictions and
curtailments that have been imposed
upon industry by the exigency of the
war, so a3 to allow as promptly a
possible free flow of all supplies into
"The War Industries board will con
tinue to exercise its functions until
the peace treaty is signed, to the end
that the readjustment of the maters
on which it has been acting may be
made in as orderly a manner as pos
sible. Change Is Studied. '
"A committee, named by the pres
ident, has been and now is at work
to devise the best mechanism of bring
ing about the adjustments from a war
to a peace basis. The report of the
committee may take the form of sug
"The whole effect of the readjust
ment plans will be to the end of bring
ing about the necessary changes with
as little dislocation as -; possible, and
the full opportunity for all to benefit,
as in the past, by individual ingenuity,
vision and fair dealing.
Swiss to Break Off
Relations with Russia
BERNE, Nov. 9. The Swiss federal
council has decided to break off all
relations with the Russian Soviet mis
sion. The members of the Russian
delegation have been asked by the
government to leave Switzerland be
cause of their participation in revolu
no women are permitted in the front j Fntrr Ar KZllA In
the gentle, cautious way he places his
patients in bed, the infinite pains he
takes, to cause them as little suffering
as possible when applying or remov
ing dressings, and how kindly and re
assuringly he speaks to them.
The ambulance drivers and stretcher
bearers spare no pains to see that the
sick wounded in transit from the
front over broken French roads suffer
no hardship or discomfort. ;
SERVICE TO MEN
Ev Associated Press)
WITH THE AMERICAN ARMIES
IN THE FIELD, Nov 9. War has not
calloused or dulled the sensibilities of
the American army surgeon. Nothing
stands out finer or nobler than the
American army surgeon. Nothing
stands out finer or nobler than the
tender care and earnest solicitude
with which American military doctors
handle their soldier patients.
In a three-day trip through the St.
Mihiel .sector the correspondent of
The Associated Press had many oppor
tunities of observing the work of the
American, medical men. He visited a
number cf field dressing stations and
also several hosritals i-ist back of th
battle-line, through which hundreds of
wounded Americans were passing.
Disabled American soldiers, from
the time their wounds are dressed at
the advance casualty station to the
time they arrive at. the last base hos
pital receive the most sympathetic and
tender, care at the hands of the army
doctors. They get better care and
more attentive treatment than an
average person would in peace times.
To render the soldier free from pain,
to make him comfortable, to cheer the
spirit, the American military doctor
wil exhaust every recourse, will sac
rifice sleep and focd and all personal
thought of himself.
Thousands of instances occur every
day where army physicians, so ab
sorbed and so sympathetically inter
ested in their patients, will keep night
after night an anxious and unbroken
vigil over the progress of their condi
tion, and will rest only when ordered
to do so by a superior officer.
Besides the use of anesthetics the
Yankee doctor, caring for his fighting
comrade only as he would care for a
brother, resorts to a hundred other
means of relieving the wounded man's
distress. In the actual battle zone he
has to act as physician and nurse, for
WINCHESTER, Nov. 9 Upon the
receipt of the news Thursday after
noon that an armistice had been
agreed upon between Germany and
the allies the people of this city be
came wild with joy and business
came to a stand still. Parades were
formed and both the Martial and brass
bands were assembled and all the
horn3 that had been purchased by
dealers for Hallowe'en were requisi
tioned by the boys and girls, the towrf
clock was struck during the afternoon
Charles Willis, digging potatoes at
Nantasket, Mass., found one that had
grown inside a heavy sea-clam shell.
Accident at Greenfield,
' . (By' Associated Press) -
GREENFIELD, Ind., Nov. 9. Fourv
Dersona wprp frtlld imi fifth -wAtw
probably fatally injured today when-
C. I. and W. train struck an automo
bile at a crossing near Finly, this ,
The dead are. Harry Lindsay, 35;
Frank Long, 16; Harold Lindsay. 1. ,
and Henry Burns, 60. Charles LIn-r -ray,
driver of the car, was probably' .
fatally injured. . ?
The Lindsays lived In Morristown..
and operate a saw mill at Finly. and:
were on their way between the two
places when the accident happened.
Burns lived in Finly. .-'
Hoover to Help Feed
WASHINGTON. Nor. 9. Food ad-,
ministrator Hoover will leave soon for,
Europe soon to direct preparations i
for feeding the people of reddemed
northern France and Belgium and aid-,
ing in the task cf preventing starva
tion in Austria, Bulgaria and Turkey.
In Sweden the public houses are
closed on Saturday, which is pay day,
while the savings banks are kept open
Published Statement Trust Company i
AMERICAN TRUST & SAVINGS BANK
NO. 168 ?
CHAS. W. JORDAN. Pres.
O. P. NUSBAUM. W. H. ROMEY, J. H. TEETOIt, Vlce-Pres. :
R. E. SWALLOW, Secy.-Treas.
Condensed statement of the condition of the American Trust and Savings'
Bank at Richmond, in the State of Indiana, at the close of its business on
November 1, 1918.
Loans and Discounts $151,856,651
Bonds and Stocks 29.790.00
Furniture and Fixtures 16,648.89
Advances to Estates and Trusts 895.55
Cash on Hand 44.974.54
Trust Securities 21,584.44
Total Resources $570,724.05
Capital Stock Paid -in $100,000.00
Undivided Profies Net 3,970.04
Demand Deposits ....$298,043.17
Savings Deposits 61,924.85 1
Trust Deposits . 7,224.49
Certified Checks 12.00 :"
Due to Banks and Trust Companies 5,065.06 372,269.57
Trust Investments 21,584.44
Bills Payable 72,900.00
Total Liabilities $570,724.05
State of Indiana, County of Wayne, ss :
I, R. E. Swallow, Secy.-Treas. of the American Trust and Savings Bank,
of Richmond, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true.
R. E. SWALLOW,
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 9th day of November, 1918.
My commission expires June 21, 1921.
Just received carload of Electric
A T H
Wc have just received a large ship
ment of these feed grinders.
Fesd Grinding is a Necessity.
Modernize your methods of feeding.
Grain that is not ground before be
ing fed is partly wasted. Our line of
feed mills io so complete that it is un
necessary for an intending buyer to
look elsewhere for what he wants.
Come here for ycur grinder and do
rr irrzrs iP
of a day of ex
We now have a line of Gas Engines of every
size and for all purposes on the farm A Gas
Engine to pump your water, run your feed
grinder or saw wood will pay for itself in a
short time. Make it a point to see these Stover
Engines the next time you are in town.
Make washday a pleasure Instead
hausting unhealthful labor.
TWO POWER WASHERS IN ONE
The Dexter Double Tub does washing, wringing and
rinsing by power all at the same time.
In this time and labor saving double machine the
clothss get their first washing in the warm suds of
tub No. 1 are then wrung right Into the hot suds of
tub No. 2 for their second washing are next wrung
into the rinse tub on the folding shelf then wrung
Into the blueing tub and finally into the clothes bas
ket. There is not an instant's delay from the time they
enter the first tub until they are ready for the line
anall the time another lot of lothes is following in
the tub just behind. Il
and there are no gears to ltch clothing or the
children's fingers. a
COME IN LET US DPK AXSTRATE
THIS WASHER Ti" JJpU
Every Farm Home Can Enjoy Electric Lights
The greatest of al! Necessity
This plant is built of the best material
obtainable today, thoroughly tested be
fore leaving the factory and will win
the enthusiastic praise of its owner.
. miMm KtSS, to come. ; . .
fS:FCVVt7 Vlw (Jf Hm i:Si?&A?M It is capable of -operating electric
EWMJil A' vacuum cleaners, irons and
f &4lV " r.W&N washing machines, besides furnishing
' E -jaKHM'BSM1WlMir AKltmsabCB, BMxttt ma heme Mr.
- ill ym&gL
mer enjoy all the electrical
i3tii2 conveniences of the city man
fSs Ao away witn tne ancient
.j - 1. .
See this plant today and you'll modernize your home at once. THINK OF IT!
South 4th near Main.
Hooverize your clothes. Don't buy new clothes just be
cause they look a little shabby. Have your suit cleaned
and pressed but don't discard it unless it doesn't fit you
properly or is thread-worn. Conservation means "mak
ing old things do."
He can help you. His facilities are perfect. His cleaning
methods can renew your old clothes and prolong their
service. The expense is little. The economy is great.
" When It's Done by Wilson
It's Done Right"
Come in and see our selection of
FOR YOUR NEW
UIT or OVERCOAT
I am now prepared to take your measure for either a new SUIT OR OVERCOAT and to guarantee it as to lit and
workmanship. If you intend purchasing a new Suit of Overcoat, stop in and see my samples. 1 have a large number
to select from, including all the latest patterns. " .
1018 Main St.
Dry Cleaning Tailoring:
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