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THE STARKVILLE NEWS.
VOL. XVII Arm them with the morale that wins battle* BOOKS FOR SOLDIERS SUPPLIED BY A. L. A. English Camp Shows the Good Work of That Organization for Our Boys. Something like 13,500 pieces of sta tionery are distributed dally among 4,000 enlisted men by Uriah B. Bru baker of lola, Kus., as librarian at the Y. M. 0. A. writing tent, Woodley Rest Camp of the American Kxpendl tlouary Forces In southern England. The number of troops at this camp varies from 8,000 to 9,000. This single detail indicates wlty It la necessary for the Y. M. C. A., T. W. C. A„ National Catholic War Council and K. of C., War Camp Community 84fvtce, Jewish Welfare Board and Salvation Army have to furnish 125,- 000,000 sheets a mouth for soldiers' letters. Hundreds ef books are taken out in tbls small camp, books furnished by the American Library Association and handled by the Y. M. C. A. Most of tha demands are for u good class of fic tion. Thirty American newspapers an* received there dully. One hundred and fifty magazines are In use dally and 400 pieces of athletic equipment fur pished by Lite are put to good use. hooks contributed by flic American people the association limictit 50(1271 — • * MEANS! 4 STYLE. FIT AND CLASS IN MEN’S and BOYS’ CLOTHING ROSSOFF’S NEW STOCK NOW ZRE-^ID"Sr It is something different. It is not the cheaply made, ill fitting kind. IT IS CLASSY AND DISTINCTIVE. MADE BY THE BEST TAILORS. MADE OP THE BEST FABRICS. MADE FOR STYLE. MADE TO FIT AND NOTHING IS A FIT BUT A PERFECT FIT. We are proud of our new line of Fall and Winter Clothing, and our stock is large enough to select a perfict fit from, and we have all styles and grades. The Prices Arc Right. M. RQSSOFF, SW S, Redeem your W. S. S. PLEDGE. boons, iiiosr ot vTnicn'Twr ”d~ wore .soul overseas. More than 1,.100,0(10 hooks of all kinds have heen assigned to libraries In V. M. r. A., K. of C. or Salvation huts in the war zone, a similar number being dis tributed In American training camps, while half a million are on warships or transports; The association lias erected and operates forty-one library buildings. The Salvation Army, with 1,210 workers, principally wontetu overseas, has won the affection of the fighters. Its 501 huts, rest and reading rooms are popular gathering places for the soldiers. The doughnuts fried by Sal vation lassies in huts or trenches and given to the men have become famous; around the world. The Salvation: Army gave forty-four ambulances to; the American and Allies’ armies and in many other ways gives constant un-i selfish service. I Electric] Bitters Made A New iviiui Of Him. “I was Buffering from pain in my stomach, head and back,” writes 11. i T. Alston, Raleigh, .N. C., “and my liver and kidneys did not work right, but four bottles or Electric Hitters made me feci like anew man.'' PRICE 50 CIS. AT ALL DRUG STORES. Wws—mi iii It Is your duty to help make the United War Work Campaign a success. STARKVILLE MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1918 Why You Should Give Twice What You Did Before Th government has died the sum needed for the care of the men In the .service Mt $1 jti.noo.oOO. t'nless Americans give twice as much us ever before oifr soldiers, sailors and marines In 1910 may not enjoy their 3,O<K recreation buildings 1.000 miles of movie lilms 100 stage stars 2.000 athletic directors 2, b00 , libraries supplying 3,000.000 books 8b hostess' houses 15.000 "Big Brother" sec retaries Millions of dollars of home comforts Give to maintain the morale that is winning the war now MeaU Served Up-To-Date In at All Hour. Every Particular ■JL! " i BELL CAFE STARKVILLE MISS. FOR LADIES g GENTLEMEN ' in town take your meals at the BELL CAFE. Everything Clean and Sanitary. OYSTERS Extra Selects. Plants. • 15c Per Dozen 20c Per Dozen Complete Line of Tobaccos. Our Sott Drinks are pure. We Strive to Please You. Prompt Service ( Phone 181 United War Work Campaign Program The campaign begins on Monday morning. November 11, and ends at midnight on Monday, November .18. As approved by representatives of the Government at Washington the $170,500,000 will be divided as follows: Y. M. 0. A $100,000,000 Y. W. C. A 10,000,000 National Catbo 11c War Conn ell (ineluding Knlgb Is of Columbus)... 80,000,000 War < 'amp ('orn inunfty Serv ice 15,000,000 Jewish Welfare Hoard 3,500,000 • A oi e rlca n Ll * brary AssocJ <ll lon 3,500,000 Salvation Army 3,500,000 Any surplus will be divided pro rata. irst Victory Boy’s Work. “Say, I'm wise to you, all right,'”, a Western I tdon messenger iioy wbls .pered to one of the directors of the United War Work Campaign (n the New York beadriuariers. The direc tor's desk bad only Just been moved In and the work of the big drive bad hardly begun. "I'm onto your stunt,” the boy went on as be swung a grimy list over the desk; “you're goln’ to give us fellows that ain't old enough to go to war a chance to earn an’ give to back up a lighter an' help win the war. Listen; I'm in on this.” The crumpled $5 bill be dropped on the desk made him the first of "a mil lion boys behind a million fighters'* who are to be lined up as Victory Boys during the Week of tlie drive. There will lie a division of Victory Girls, too, and every boy and every girl enrolled will have to earn every dollar lie or she gixes to the war work fund. SERVICE THAT WINS THE SOLDIER HEART Fred Lockley, Y. M. C. A., Tell# ol the Gratitude of the Boys at the Front. “On* of th* discoveries men are making over her*," Fred Lockley, a# th# T. M. C. A. and of Portland, Ore* gon, writes from Ixmdon, "1* that nor* pleasure can h* had out of giv ing than (elting. Many a man who has spent money freely In the old day* to buy pleasure la finding that he get* more pleasure over here hy the spend ing of one's self I* the service of others. "A few montlia age I went our with a fellow y. M. 0. A. secretary to hunt up out-of-the-way detachment* of troop*. A eta Me guard here, a ma chine gun company there, a platoon mmewhsra else. W* carried our goods In sn automobile. We had plenty of writing paper and envelope* for free distribution, and chocolate, cookies, chewing tobacco and smoking tobacco, cigarettes, raror blade*, tooth paste and thing* of that kind for sale. American war service worker* were busy everywhere. \V* found Sal vation Army lassies making doughnut* for the hoys and K, of C. secretaries giving help. Books furnished by th* American Library Association were to be seen on all sides. ‘‘Hearing tiring at a distance, w* drove down the road and found u •core or so of men at machine gnu practice. The officer gave the men half sn hour recess to buy goods. "At another place we came In sight of a lieutenant drilling a platoon. I said to the lieutenant: ‘How soon be fore yon dismiss the company? W* have T. M. C. A. goods for sal*.’ “He said: ‘Right now, Sergeant, dismiss the company I’ “And ten seconds later the company was In line wailing to buy goods from our traveling 'T.' (baleful Is no name for It. The men can't do enough to show their gratitude." Help make the United War Work Campaign a success. NO. 28