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THE® rHE :s.s. J, «fl lHGS STAMPS "KSmsythe * nSrB> STATES ÏÏJerkment J No. 234 Vol. 3 MORGAN CITY, LA., WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 1918. :: ' . t ... ..'..-i .~ m 'A great net of mercy drawn through an ocian of unspeakable pain'' F I I ^ \ o V"\ ^ **£*!■© A A «to f&Y ?*a « a Did you know t!u It has established A v iO ■ 1 '"' til'*o niQ pensaries in the American Army Zone in France to care for the needy families there and to improve health conditions in that section ready for our troops? It is housing and feeding thousands of children in the War Zone to keep them away from the danger of gas and shell fire? It has divided the entire War Zone into six main districts, with Red Cross workers at each point to distribute cooking utensils, agricultural implements, beds, bedding, food and clothing? It provides builders and ready-to-put-up build ings to house the homeless in the devastated regions, often before the walls of the destroyed homes have cooled? It is bringing over two hundred tons of supplies every day into Paris, from which one hundred and twenty-five tons are reshipped to branch warehouses over France? It is providing an artificial limb factory outside of Paris, in addition to special plants for the making of splints? What will you give to keep this Hand of Mercy at its work? Every cent of every dollar received for the Red Croat War Fund goes for War Relief. The American Red Croea la the largest and most efficient organisation 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 relief to suffering humanity, both military and civil, in every War torn allied country. It plans tomorrow to help in the work of restora tion throughout the world. it feeds and clothes entire populations in times at great calamity. It is there to help your soldier boy in his time of need. With Its thousands of workers, its tremendous stores and smooth running transportation facilities, it is serving as America's advance guard—and thug helping to win the war. Congress authorizes it. President Wilson heads It. The War Department audits Its accounts. Your Army, your Navy and your Allies enthusl» astically endorse it. Twenty-two million Americana have joined It. F. B. WILLIAMS CYPRESS CO.