The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on May 1, 1918 · Page 9
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 9

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, May 1, 1918
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TM "^ TBS "ONLY DOES HIS BEST TO MAKE HIS COUNTRY SAFE" J OH.V BAYARD had a secret «or row He had cone to tha woodcraft Bcbool all summer, had won his bronze and gllTer "Ci* and was on* of the best swimmers and scouts among them: yet ha was not a Scout It would be i whole year before he would be old enough, and a Tear is a loos time to eleven. Scout Brother was Inclined to be boastful, and John Bajard was filled with the amlbtlon not only to excel him but every other Scout In .Scout Brother"! Troop, which was not a wl«e thing lor a netr Scout ol eleven to do An Illness followed and a seriona operation. For a loi-z time John Bayard couldn't listen to Scout Brother's stories, tar he vrai In a hospital and a trained nurse sat beside him. "When he was ablo to bear agali the tales were all about tut Second Liberty Bonds tbat th» Scouts bad been asked to tell, aati the honors which were to come to the bojs who told the greatest num-. ber John Bayard was envious, It was still ten months before he coad bo a real Scout, and besides he had that baadace about his head, and mar be the Government nouldnt lasua any TMrt Liberty Bonds, and he just wouldn't be to It. ever at all'-- · MOTHER comforted him and Wl brought him hoi milk every | two hours to mafce hlio strong, and Daddy broocht him tbe first Liberty Bond that was sold at the bank for his very own. But the glory of being a first purchaser paled before fixe report of aalae brought in tor the Ural day by Scont Brother On tbe monrizs of the second day, Jotn Bayard caked permission, to sea bonds Mmseir in the lobby o! tiit? bank. "But you're not strong enough to stand." aaid Mother ' "Then I can att down," John Bayard was postttvev Tou cant wear your haV* said D»ddy 'But 1 can serve my ooostry/* said £ohn Bayard- A smaB table was set m tbe lobby far hbn and John Bayard spread his own Americas na£ over it and stood beside it Tbe list man to p3 was Mr Jones, who knew Bayard and was incltnrd to joke. ·Bo 7011 are sellioc Liberty Bonds, John Bayard. eh* Well. Bayard, bow many do yon thick I ought to buy!" "As *ong as yotfro a rich man." was tbe quick reply. "I think you ought to trost yoor country Ten. Thousand Dollars worth, for sv ·tart- er'- Mr Jones badnt thought exactly that way when he came tip town tiat morning He bad been Inerhyd to multiply the Ftrst Liberty Bonds by tbe T M C A. the War Library, the Red Cross, and the various AK lied ReUeiB to which b» had subscribed. nTJT of course be would trust »ta JScountry lor fbat much and more too, and he cleared bis threat courageously and dosed widj UM email reader. tUOt a bkwk down, h» foil in wKh Mr, BlMk who was patriotic and earaeai, bat wlio just couldn't Heap-We ftngax* from sticking to tils pnketi (a habit not pemv llarly his own). Slowly his Mmd led Into the lobby of tbe bank, "Buy a Liberty .BondI" piped Bayard's roong voice. "Agk tbe kid how many you sbosld buy," nUW««toJ loom Too oaroest eyas of (he pato-svy we» looking Into dk»« at On oJot#- fisted man. ,"I don't know wb*t you've got. sir, but bow much Is it worth to you to can this country jraanf Eomotiln* noke, war tnsite ft Blade--oonntbint tbat was tataeet- cd with l» "Now I Lay Mw* *W», aM le bongbi^-boogla as b» n*vor dreamed be woold nave denav *vwi In bis wildcat moments. "I'm coming back ogato tills afternoon," he caUsd across th» table, "and maybe I Ma buy some morel" H IS head felt queer and Dmymrd sat down. Hi wasn't Krone enough to to attar people like tbe other toys, and wnebow, be w«* afraid nobody els* would b*«r ntai cry bis ware*. But they did and they fotmd Mm, and for *v«ry man be had a reason why be ibould boy. When tbe drive m* evtr. Scout Brother came m with · MU afee*t of sales, he bad won his honor. Then they added up tbo»a Jofca bad made across hi* little flag «OTei«J table. · One Minion, Ten Thousand." tb» total read. Daddy rubbed m» cUuom and added up again. But Jbfan Bayard crept clo*» and leanad biff tired bead agafaut bis moth«r*» breast. "I only did my best to Tnaawi my uuuutij sate," ke WA»jpan moo- eatly. iVE yon done Kt Have yen dun* your best to BOSM yoar uninUj Th» pqftauumca- cf re»l performance. H« pbls, Tcno^ and the gubscrtptlOM can b« Bank of Commerce in names of the buyers BclitiocB bar *i a tB Hen of hi. at thi Tli EVEflY IKSTIIIGT TELLS US 1R MUST GO ON --KIPLING feat -- what happens to tta? TEls ETG?V relation, erery understanding, every d^cejicy upon which cirniaatfon has eeec so anxiously built tip will go -- win be wished out. became It will have b*-a proved unable to en- Pica of English Writer to Hia Own People Is Applicable . to All Americans POET nUfSlSOSJTTOLL- THE LJFE OF HIS flMISflN Wnhout an Allied Victory, He Declares, Earth Becomes Hell Without Hope (Mucyar* KWtna know. w«r M* knrnn warM politic* »n« rtlKlon*. H« know* Germany. And h« h*« paid hn tolt--fc« llf* 01 M« *nly wn--m ·*f«t h»r. BKain* af th«M thing* what h« ha» to say carrlM a mHao «· u ovw h«r«. Of AiAirlca, too. It !· triM that M f4othlna ·(»· under HMV»H mtt«n o*»y nopt that th* war tihaO a* on t« mat «nd " Th*r* !· no ¥f«y of currying It or tml*M wo lot Amertc* hav* th« mon*y to us* for It. KlpJIng glwi omc Kralght, ·ountf p roaaon* why tho p»opl of tftl» country muit buy Llbvrty Bonds -- ·dllor) ByRUDYARD KIPLING, (In a «p«*ch it Folkitone ) From ttim to Ume the representa- tlTes ot tbVAIlies meat togettiei and ]a7 down what tba Trar-alms of tbe Allies are From time to time our statesmen repeat them They all agree we are fighting for freedom and liberty, for the right ot small States to exist, and tor nations decide for themselYefl how the? are to be COT ·rncif All this wo understand and perfectly tellers. That la the large flew of the situation. What Is the personal aspect of the case for yon and me 7 We are fightinc for our lives, the lives ot even" man, woman, and child here and .everywhere else We are fighting that we may not be herded Into actual slavery snch us the Germans have established by force ot their arms In large parts of Europe. We are fighting agalnrt eighteen boors a day forced labor under the lash or at the point of the bayonet, with a tog's death and a fog's burial at the end of it We are fighting that men, women, and children may not be tortured, burned, and mntll ited la the public streets, as has happened In. th!i town and In hundreds of others And ·we wilt go on fighting till tbe race who hart* lone these things are In no j position to continue or repeat their-! offense i No Half-way Houie Tvnen ^ Victory and Defeat K for an reason whatever we fall short of victory--and there" Is no halt way house between victory and de- . The whole MM of dcnocracy-- which at bottom la what th* Hun flghti against-- will be dlantiattd from man's minda, beeaua* tt Wit have been alwwn Incapable of maintaining Kaelf against tb» Hun It will die; and It wIR dM discredited, together with (very belief and practice that la bwsrf en It. Th» Hnn ideal, the Hnn's root-notions of life, will take its place throughout the world. XJnder that dis- penmtion mim win become once more the natural prey, body and goods, of Us better-armed neighbor Women win be the mere instrument for continuing the breed, the vessel of man's lost and man's cruelty-, and labor win become a thing to be fcnocfced on ibe head it It dares to give troubley and worked to death if it does not. And from this order of life there will be no appeal no possU blfity of r / escape. This It what the Hun neans when he aaya he Intends to Impoaa German KULTUR-- which la the German religion -- upon the world. This Is precisely what the world has banded Itaelf together to resist. It will take every ounce in ua; It will try us out to the naked aouL Our^trlal will not be made less by tho earnest advice and suggestions that we should accept some sort of compromise, -wli'ch means defeat, put forward by Hun agents and confed eratea among us They are busy in that direction already . -- Or Earth Becomes A Hell Without Hope. But be sure of this- Nothing -nothing -we may hare to endure now will we'gh 020 featherweight com pared with -what we shall most oer tainly have to suffer U for any cause we fad of victory. The war* must go on The more we have suffered In tils' war, the more clearly do we see this necessity Our hearts our reason, every instinct In us that lifts ns above the mere brute, show us that tho war must go on. Otherwise earth becomes a hell without hope The men, the ahipe, the munitions must so forward to the war, and behind them must come ttia money, without which nothing can move. Where our hearts are there must *ur treasure be also There has been * a grtat deal of money (pent In England lately, several millions a day for the last twelve hundred days That means that many peopH fcave had the chance of earning more Boner iltan they could ncn~ IB peace ttmeo. · » · Our MLUI Kjr ftr «sr loan I* not only th» wins* ·» «· BrKWt «re- plra, but atao tk* whoU mt ehrtfts*. tlon, vaMch saw ports* Ms) i» aospoa* In mtn, imnay. mat mata- rW t» cwry ·· -Oil* war to victory. Notbteg da* m*v H«sMn ·sHUcs taday ooapt tkat OM Mr ·INK r on to thvt aH\. To America Workers O UR Republic now finds it oecesskry to isk Americans to contribute to another Liberty Loan. Onr coon- try is at war to maintain, to defend the basic principles upon which our fret government is established. Our country calls for service. Each and every man, woman, and child hu a personal duty to perform--an obligation accompanying the opportunities freely accorded all Some hare orTered and are giving their lives -- others their abilities-bat all can and should contribute money ra accord with their means It may mean savings- economies practiced in the spirit of patriotic and temporary sacrifices And yet it is the safest investment in the whole world ' The need is acute---money is the smews by which we "carry on" the war program We must not--dare not fail, in an undertaking' that means so much to all humanity Workers of America -- yon have as much if not more »t stake than any other group of citizens You are urged to «nb- scribe a;, generously to this loan as b within your power Do all that you can (or the corrmon cause of democracy and freedom the world over New Settle Cleaning Device For cleaning the Inside ef botttes a French iment# has made a brush that can be adjusted to any angle from its handle by a screw running through the latter. For the Woman He Loves jffTTiHE soldier fights not far himself but for I the woman he loves--for her and for posterity." Those are the words not of a sentimentalist, but of Genera! Persmrg. They are sent-from the battle fields of France where General Pershlag is directing American soldiers through valleys o{ death, as a message to the women here at home General Pershmg knows soldiers and he knows war. He knows what men fight for and what helps them while they ar« at it Ke believes that upon the women rests a trenfendous responsibility in the carrying on of this war. AncJ he ivirris them that the whole nation must carry en to tht best ef its ability if ^our soldiers are not to have fought in vain 1 "Let those at home feel sure that the army has full confidence that nothing will be left undone which is, necessary to be done," he tells as in a message given ta Edward Marshall. "As to our women, we know that they wield the most important influence on the preparatory work at home and upon the morale and/spirit of our men abroad They havt been, superb so far, and it is certain tltey will continue to be splendid. We must participate in the world's fight for the preservation and advancement of civi- "luatien, and this appeals perhaps more I strongly to woiHen than to men. ' "$o the army's message to the women is. tjjat it ts here for ther We say to each of them, Your fight'ng man has come to France fo take his part in the great war, animated by the same impulses that make an American figjjt anywhere for the protection 01 womankind." General Pershmg gives a good deal to live up to But every woman who buys a Liberty Bond- right now p helping us to come up to what is expected of us and what we owe oar defenders. WHAT IS LIBERTY? iti^ born, that it comes. fcyon wi iihliedi eye-sight and your other natural x If so, you are making a great mistake. Liberty is something that cannot- had- ncjthfhg. That is why it was said in tfie^ dci- ^Eternal vigilance is the price of Liberty;'* In these days \ LIBERTY BONDS ARE THE £R!CE OP LIBERTY If you prefer American liberty to- nfifitasy a«a- tocracy, then you must do your snare -to- not overcome and trodden under foot b x If you- :annot fight the enemy with gun and sworcd fight them with your money by buying LIBERTY America's brave soldiers will never lack anything to help them to win the war and preserve Liberty- Every LIBERTY BOND you buy is a ..blow struck in -thf cause of Liberty. BUY LIBERTY BONDS AND BUY THEM NOW FROM ANY BANK LIBERTY LOAN ADVEBTfSEMEHT has been contributed by J * w ·HI · 11* *"iia-$ifes:«,- .1

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