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"A great net of mercy drawn through
ant ocean of unspeakable pailnl
FIRST of the American Army--they
died in France! Gresham! Enright!
Hay! They died for us. And willingly!
But not, pray God, in vain!.
For the sake of them, if for no other reason, will
you not give to the Red Cross which will care for the
men that follow them?
For the sake of what they died for, will you not
give--and give till the heart says stop?
None of us here can give as greatly as they gave
and, as others are yet to give. But can we not sacrifice
ourselves a little? Will YOU take a little from the
comforts of your life and give, not a mere "conscience
gift" that salves your pride and lets you say to yourself:
"I have given to, the Red Cross"--but a gift that cuts'
down into the quick and hurts because it makes you
deny yourself ?
Remember--THEY gave till they died!
Every Cent of Every Dollar Received for the Red Cross War Fund Goes for ar Relief
The American ited Cross is the largest and It feed-3 and clothes entire >opulations in -0
most eillcient organization for the relief of suf- times of great calamity. ;'
tfering that the \Vorld has over soon.
It is made up almost entirely of volunteer It is there to help your s d oy in his
workers, the higher executives being without Wtimo of ueed.
exce)tion men accustomed to large affairs, who dous stores and smooth running transporta
are in almost all cases giving their services it facilities, It is serving as America's ad
without pay. vance gal---an thus heling to wi the war.
It is supported entiroly by its membership vaongress authorizes it.
fees and by voluntary contiributions. (res s horz s it.
It is today bringing relief to' suffering hu.. Pesidenit Wilson heads it.
maiIy, boihi military and civil, in every War fhe War Department a(li(s its accounts.
torn allied country. Your Au-my. your Navy and your Allies en
It plans tomorrow ti) help in the work of thusiastically endorse it.
restoration throughout the world. Twenty-two million .\merian. have joined it.
CONTRIBUTED TO THE RED CROSS BY
CITY OPERA HOUSE,
3. C. SHELL & COMPANY,
LAURENS STEAM LAUNDRY,
BALLE & LANCASTER, Insurance.