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Anti-German sentiment and propaganda to get citizens to buy war bonds

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Pro-Germans May Face Prosecution | Many Hope That German Wins War, They Tell Bond Salesmen | U.S. At - I would Many Hope That Germany Wins War, They...
I would Many Hope That Germany Wins War, They Tell Bond Salesmen. Federa , U. S. ATTORNEY NOTIFIED Is Chairman Ramsey issues Statement Regarding Opposition" Opposition" Offered, HoD6' LlDertv Loan camnaigi all Prosecutions of alleged pro-Germans pro-Germans in this city - may follow the that parts of the county. Bon.d salesmen, it is said, have recorded statements from people who refused to buy bonds the reason that "they wanted to Germany win the war." One salesman, it was declared had re( . ei ; ed sucn an answel . in eleven homes \v ithin the city u - l afternoon. Ben-' The names of two' local merchants ,,, . , , ,, .- , · supplied with injury should he again to sell a Liberty bond to him. ! The bond salesmen, it is said, carefully recorded the names of all persons who refused to buy bonds I Probably be included among the to ", ames ° £ the allegod Germa " sympa - thlzera ' One o£ these mcrcn!lnts . il i j ~H~tr a A n *J nt . n A ,, 1,««J -- l, ------- , alleged, ordered a bond salesman! from his store and threatened him j and took down, also', in so far as ised y i u u m n v IOT tL «·««· The i nt ^^ as the openly declare( i t h e i r empathy for the Ger- to sentiment they found Chairman Ram-| over ^ m ^ S F . r !?_ C , ou ° ty ., Ubcrt : Loan !^ i Friday "It is Inconceivable that some very respectable pro-German citizens are displaying sentiments. This mfor- i ". dtors and s '"«" »«'' u _ fuel attorney a'. Cleve- After reviewing with considerable nt the reports submitted b ilative to the pro-German this statement plete record I most com- made. of the feeling of this community. In , instances their ancestors" came! a r j t ) (njs ctrantrj . (0 jgugpg the t j r a nny tor ot militarism against whii ' ' e igainst which our try is now fighting, but they seem have forgotten all those things i f they ever knew them. Regardless o their former pro-German sentiment, they should be big enough to realize now that they are Americans and with America in the war and that have got to wtn. These people ar e not going to be permitted to contaminate this community to any great extent with their pro-Oermnn propaganda. Eris-co ts going t» come through CLEAN this time with her 'ull allotment. allotment. Pro-Oermanlsts are being seen and talkei to. It will b« time enough to consider drastic measure* wh«n these efforts faifc"

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  1. The Sandusky Star-Journal,
  2. 19 Oct 1917, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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  • Pro-Germans May Face Prosecution | Many Hope That German Wins War, They Tell Bond Salesmen | U.S. At — Anti-German sentiment and propaganda to get citizens to buy war bonds

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