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HIS ' BUY f? '' i ;r;> I Your Goveri I.I;' t EVERYBODY HAS BEEN ASKED TO SA> I ble way. But not much has been saic r labor and materials, and saving moi j serving the country. This page is about it. % YOU'VE ALWAYS BEEN TOLD you ough every day some savings bank advertise ! The chief reason given for saving mo , you'd have the money with interest la financial independence and success. THAT IS AN EXCELLENT REASON, but reason than that. Save because we honor of our country and our people I our last dollar and to our last man, if o does not break her word. ' * Wm'-C tfc' p '' 1?WAR SAVING STAMPS AF YEARS. WITH 4 PER C 41/2 PER CENT SIMPLE 1 ; ' 12?YOU CAN TURN THEM IN POSTOFFCE AND GET 3?YOU CAN INVEST IN U. AS YOU PLEASE. 4?THESE STAMPS AND CE] CARRIERS. INVEST YOU] / t Begin To-Day tc Into These Safes I t Save MoneyI I i : I Ex * ij Iflwr' - H '' H I Bank of Chesterfield, I H' |H? i ' IUUK I # ' % # ! Saving A \ W.S.S. F( , t - iment Will Bi $5.00 FE in every possi- THE M 1 about conserving ley as a means of to say something it to save money; sment tells you so. ney has been that ' MONg ter on, as A step to I there is a better have pledged the SAVE :o fight this war to lecessary. America IE A PROMISE TO PAY YOU THE AMOUNT ENT INTEREST, COMPOUNDED EVERY TH1 INTEREST. TO CASH AT ANY TIME WITHOUT LOOKDS THEM CASHED. S. THRFT STAMPS AS LITTLE AS TWENTY RTFICATES ARE ON SALE AT ALL POSTC K R MONEY IN YOl * > Put Your Quarters ar it and Simplest of all ( V e the World Safe foi l i THIS SPACE WAS PATRIOTICALLY CONTF ' * The Farmers Bank, Ban j i - u " HMH " . . -' ; , %g?F, .;- : :ountr\ Jonev ~ V }R $4.13 iy It Back Foi > IECESSITES OF WAR must be produced, and must 1 produced quickly. The key to the situation, therefoi rests in the hands of the itrerafe man, woman and chi in every State in the Unibn who can, by refraining fix everything not absolutely necessary to health and ei ciency, release strong arms to the production of n terials of war and the support of our Army and Navy. Y SAVED MAKES YOU A BETTER MAN, womi boy or girl; makes you dependable, responsible; creases self-respect, which increases your value. MONEY TO HELP YOUR COUNTRY; and in order help you do it, our Government has prepared War Si ings Stamps and U. 9.* Thrift Stamps# which you can b in sums as small as 28 cents at a time. ' YOU INVEST, AT THE END OF FIVE *EE MONTHS, WHICH EQUALS ABOUT fG FOR A BUYER; JUST GO INTO ANY -FIVE CENTS AT A TIME, AND AS MUCH )FFICES AND RURAL FREE DELIVERY IR GOVERNMENT id Halves and Dollars aovernment Securities Sa ve Mankind # ' ' / )einocracv" I ? V JBUTED BY k of Ruby and Mt. Crogha RHRH I In These Collmns W I of Articles! Descr _ I most Unbelievable r I The Truth W Th( 1 Established by the 1 OUTSIDE PALE |J OF HUMANITl 81 CriwMlnlnnee Tai.hM U.. a i iiyiiiiHiiravs l auyiu UJ Vl^l Ilia I | Leaders Belongs to Age of | Barbarism. S SOLEMN PLEDGE MERE WORD! | Kaiser's Statesmen Had No Intentlo H of Keeping Faith With Their |3 . Agreement on International Law w ?Horrors Told by Diaries. In g'ving to the American peopl i;( the knowledge of German inhuman r .j ity in Belgium, says a pamphlet it : i sued by the committee on public it ! formation, the evidence is draw j mainly from German and America J sources. The German sources it I J* elude nfRrinl nrnrltimnlinrui nn. tv ' other official utterances, letters an H diaries of German soldiers, and qui | tations from German newspaper. jr The "Rules for Field Service" of th German army advises each soldie 3 to keep such a diary while on actit i1| service. '-j In the wars waged In ancient time * ;? It was taken for granted that coi Id 1 -J quered peoples might be either kllle< $ tortured, or held as slaves; that the! >m 'A property would be taken and that thel r'i lands would be devastated. "Vae vl< h tls 1?woe to the conquered 1" For tw 4 centuries or more there has been la" vj steady advance In Introducing Ideas < humaplty and especially In conflnln the evils of warfare to the combatant The Ideal seemed to have become t i( thoroughly established as a part of li j ternatlonal law that the powers at Tt in, Hague thought It sufficient merely 1 *tnte the general principles In Artlcl in" XLVI of the regulations: "Family hoi ors and rights, the lives of persor and private property, as well as r ?;j Ugious convictions and practice, mui 12 be respected. Private property cann< W be confiscated." Germany, In comrac to n with the other powers, solemn! ^ pledged her fulth to keep thlB artlcl IV" ^ hut her military leaders had no Intel jV tlon of doing so. They had bee trained In the Ideus voiced by Gen. vc ? 40 youra ago:?'Terrorig Lj Is seen to be a relatively gentle pr || cedure, useful to keep the masses < 9 the people In a state of obedience 9 This had been Bismarck's policy, to M According to Morltz Busch, Blsmark H biographer, Bismarck, exasperated t 5 iiic r reucu rcDimauce, wnicn was Bli continuing In January, 1871, said: "If in the territory which we occup we cannot supply everything for 01 I troops, from time to time we shall set a flying column into the locallth which are recalcitrant. We shall shoe hang and burn. After that hus ha; pened a few times, the inhabitants wl finally come to their senses." Horrors Told in Soldiers' Diaries. The frlghtfulness taught by the Ge man leaders held full sway in Belglut This is best seen In the entries in tl diaries of the Individual German sc dlers. "During the night of August 15-1 Engineer Gr gave the alarm in tl j town of Vise. Every one was shot < I taken prisoner, and the houses wei | burnt. The prisoners were made i march and keep up with the troops (From the diary, of noncommlsslom officer Relnhold Koehn of the Secor battalion of engineers, Third arn corps.) * "A horrible bath of blood. The who village burnt, the French thrown lm the blazing houses, civlllnns wifh tl j rest." (From the diary of Privn' I ITllHBOflier nf tha Wlrrhth nrinw Anrna \ || , " "V VW. |/W,/ I "In the night of August 18-19 the vl Inge of Saint-Maurice was punlshf for having fired on German soldiers t being burnt to the ground by the Ge man troops (two regiments, tl Twelfth lnndwehr and the Seve: teenth.) The village was surronnde men posted about u yard from one ai other, so that no one could get ou "rtien the Uhlan" set fire to It, houi by honse. Neither man, woman, n< Child could escape; only the greati part of the live stock we carried o: as that could be used. Anyone wl ventured to come out was shot dow All the Inhabitants left In the vlllnf were burnt with the houses." (Fro the diary of Private Karl Scheufele < the Third Ravarlao regiment and lan V W wehr Infantry.) f J "At ten o'clock In the evening tl , 0 first battalion of the One hundred ar Seventy-eighth marched down the ate< Incline Into the burning vllluge to tl hlirnlna vl 11 nvra tn Iho nnrth IMtmr A terrific spectacle of ghastly beaut At the entrance to the Tillage lay aboi fifty dead clvllluna. shot for havli fired upon our troops from ambush. ] the course of the night many othe were also shot, so that we counted ovi 200. Women and children, lamp^ hand, were forced to look on ujfl i horrible scene. We ate our rlcj^Ej la the midst of the corpses, for^^H had nothing since morning. searched the houses we foun^^^^ of wine and spirit, but i pi Captain Hamnnn was B last phrase lb shorthanV^^^DH diary of Private Phlllj^^^^H| Hundred and Seven of Infantry, Twelfth ar^^^^^H Writing from Belgium ll H s.gMH| wide areas destruction V cur, In upon w saw other wide I one had I where the^J^^^^^^^H P aged; where the I been shot in squads; I able survivors had I holes, like wild beeste."^^^^^^^H | gven Soldiers . oome vreroaa 5 to see, showed thrtr tiofl H deeds committed in "The Inhabitants hav^H^^^^^H lage. was horrible. ted blood on all the faces one saw, terrible dead, 00 In all, were Among them were some old men, and a halTM I '? woman, awful to see; three y. had clasped each other, and dled^^H The altar and the vaults of the cfcj|^| as wo oV*o f f A??n/1 f'1**?? v.?.a ? " ?rayirmm *! k there to communicate with thj^^^H R This morning, September 2, r; vlvors were expelled, and little boys carrying a baby five six month^^^^^^^^B two after u after thundefctfM^^^H^^^^^^^a over to two children on the head (From the gade In Liege sons the (l The given Illl I I |l| turning to 24. At noon^^^^^^^^H sentry duty. Sentry dut^^^^^^HH allocated to me. Our from bathing, is eating * We live like God In Belfl^^^^H the diary of Joh. van ^ of the Tenth comp^^^^^^J ninth reserve Infantry refl^^H^^H enth reserve army corps.) Like "August 17. In the a look at the little chatet^D^^^^^ to of the king's sccret^^H^^^H home). Our men had regular vandals. The_y *" collar fW. thrown thlngs^^^^^^^^H^^^^^H They to was topsy-tu^^J^^H^^H^^^| and happens when ri-finlwl f~ 11111 fm "jr they have useless cne^^M||^B^^^BI Hants on border give us many thli^^^^^^^Hj^^B ference notlceable^^^^^^^^^^^B "August DInant, the vance after the art^H^BE^^^^B tip prepared the Pioneers and Infaj^^^H^^^B^B were marclilng In a village the^^f^^^^^^^B by the lnhabltanti^^^^^^^^^^H ltants were shot burnt?artillery t^^^B^BM^B^^H ?the village )J^^^^Bflj|B^H of thB^^B|B^B^fl . . . Al^^BBB^^^^^B houses are bui^Bl^^^^B^^| night. It'w'?? a the tires round us "August 24.?In evJ| finds only heaps of From the Fourth company, Elevcufl H tallon, Murburg.) V H All Male Inhabittntsfl^H^H MA shyii burst near >y company, and Wounded sH I r" three very severely. At 10 were ordered by the B mule Inhabitants of the population was fitifl H Ing to stay advanq^H H troops by force of arms. the seized all^^H^^^^ (>r in ordpr to execute thorp afl R| martial law. The houses VjH not been already destroy*4^^^H " */?? *- ' * on fire by us, so.that nearly (f town was reduced-to aihea. , rlble sight when helpless we^^^H children, utterly destitute, ie together and driven lnto^^HH^ 1(1 (From the diary ot Privati^^^^H >p Eighth Bavarian yeglmeut^^H|^H Thirty-third Too na ^HnHnH ?