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The true Democrat. (Bayou Sara [La.]) 1892-1928, January 11, 1919, Image 1

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* The True Democrat U
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For the First Time in America's History the
Jewish People Are Asking Financial Aid
From Their Gentile Brothers
The Jewish War Relief Society, whose headquarters are in New York, and whose ministrations have
been supported entirely by Jewish funds, now finds its work so monumental that
its directors are forced to appeal for outside financial assistance.
In Russian Poland, Lithuania and Bulgaria there These conditions can be remedied-and are
are three million homeless, friendless Jews, impoverish- being remedied through the Jewish War Relief So
ed and scattered over wide areas of devastated coun
try by the Germans. Eye-witness have written that ciety. There never was a better opportunity for the
conditions are so pitiful that they almost beggar de- Christian to prove his practical Christianity---and never
scription-little children tom from their parents are
a better one for the Jew to prove his broad humanity
waldering the streets vainly in search of food and
shelter, old men and women being ubjected to the and devotion to the teachings of his fathers, than
most horrible treatment. Hospitals filled to overflow- through liberal subscriptions to this great humani
ing and the streets piled with dead. tarian work.
Be ready for the big-hearted, hard.workiig solicitor, who will call on you during the week of January 6
to 13. Remember he is givirng his time as well uas his money to this cause and that every dollar
goes to saving lives, all campaign expenses being borne by private funds.
You Are Asked for Charity-Pure and Simple-All
Other Appeals Have Been Made to
"Help Win the War"
This publicity paid for by: Wa. Kah 0. Lejun.
S. McC. Larwn... Miss IFreds Sterm Rudolph Teut.ch
E S. Muu Miss Dmfoea SchleMinr Mrs. Hattie Leopold
A. F. Barrow, M.D. H.A. WeIs The True Democrat
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