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The Morgan City daily review. (Morgan City, La.) 1916-1920, May 13, 1918, Image 1

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FOBECAST— Tonight and Tuesday, fair and warm.
UNITED states
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Vol. 3
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"i4 £rra/ n*>/ 0 / mercy drawn through
an ocean 0 / unspeakable pain"
T HERE is only one way to give to tbe Red Cross
give till your heart says stop. A little contribution
is only a salve to pride.
This is not to say that contributions of only one
dollar, or even of only one nickle, are not desired—and
For you to give $5 when you can give $25- --for
you to give $25 when you can give $100, or to give
$100 when you can give $500— is to dodge the heaviest
obligation that this war has laid upon you.
For remember, this is not a charity: — this is a
This is not a time to give because others give.
This is a time to give because others need.
No man can tell you how much you ought to give.
Except this: that "Over There" the need is so great
that only by cutting to the quick, only by giving all
that you think you can give and then more —only
by giving not a little of your excess but much* of it—
only by taking from your own children and from your
wife and from yourself, can the needs of the men who
are fighting for you and the needs of the children of
the men who have died for you be met.
Ask your own soul how much it should be !
Red Cross War Fund goes for War Relief.
It feeds &nd clothes entire populations in times of
St eat calamity.
It Is there to help your soldier boy In bis time of
With Its thousands of workers, its tremendous
stores and smooth running transportation facilities,
it is serving as America's advance nurd—and thus
helping to win the war.
Congress authorizes it.
President Wilson heads it.
The War Department audits its ?.<'■ 'lints.
Your Army, your Navy and your Allies enthusi*
asticaliy endorse it.
Twenty-two million Ann . leans have joined it.
Every cent of every dollar received for the
The American Red Cross is ths largest and most
efficient organization for the relief of suffering that the
World has ever seen.
It is made up almost entirely of volunteer workers,
the higher executives being without exception men ac
customed to large affairs, who are In almost all cases
giving their services without pay.
It is supported entirely by its membership fees and
by voluntary contributions.
It is today bringing reHef to suffering humanity,
both military and civil, in every War torn allied country.
ft plans tomorrow to help in tlie work of restora
tion throughout the world.

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