The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on May 18, 1918 · Page 8
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 8

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Saturday, May 18, 1918
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PXGfE THE DA1LT COURIER, CONNELLSVIUJS, PA. SATURDAY, MAT 18, 1918. What Became of the First $100,000,000 Red Cross War Fund? Relief Work in France $30,936,103.04 Including large sums for proper care of our own soldiers--Rest Stations, Clubs, Welfare Service, Hospitals and Equipment, Portable Kitchens, Etc. Relief Work in Belgium 2,086,131.00' Relief Work in Italy 3,58j8,826.00 Relief Work in Russia 1,243,845.07 Relief Work in Roumania 2,676,368.76 Relief Work in Serbia 875.180.7 Relief Work in Great Britain 1,885,750.75 Relief Work in Other Foreign Countries 3,576,300.00 Armenia, Syria, Palestine, Poland, International Red Cross Geneva, Clothing for French and Italian prisoners of war, Freight, Insurance. Relief Work for American Prisoners in Germany and Relief of Destitute Americans in Germany 343,304.00 Equipment and Expense in United Steles of Personnel Sent to Europe - - - - - 113,800.00 Total Foreign Relief - - - $47325,609.38. U. S. Army Base Hospitals 54,000.00 U. S, Navy Base Hospitals 32,000.0» U. S. Medical Hospital Work 531,554.60 U. S. Sanitary Service 403,000.00, U. S. Camp Service 6,451,150.8)6 U. S. Miscellaneous 1,118,193.81 Includes expenditures to complete donated articles for shipment abroad, automobiles and parts for domestic and foreign service, etc. Restricted as to Use of Donor 2,520,409.57 Such as outfitting base hospitals, for ambulances, for relief of Serbian prisoners of war, for Red Cross institutions, for crippled and disabled men, etc. Appropriation For Working Capital -- 15,000,000.00 Includes capital needed from date supplies are purchased to date money is received from various Red Cross Chapters or the date charged to other appropriations, as in case of supplies shipped abroad. Working Cash Advances for France and United States to Be Accounted for Under Proper Heads Later 4,286,060.00 Total Appropriation From Red Cross War Fund $77,721,918.22 Total Red Cross War Fund Receipts, Interest Included, to March 1, 1918 - Less Refund to Chapters, Etc. - . $106,158, 143.59 16,881,424.26 $ 89,276,71933 Total Appropriations as Above - 77,721,918.22 ·Balance Available March 1, 1918 $ 11,554,8)01.11 *At the normal rate of use and need this sum will have been virtually all allotted by June 1. 1918. La short, every cent of every dollar contributed went to Relief. Not One Dollar Toward Expenses of American Red Cross. Patriotic Contribution Toward Winning the War by Fayette County Gas Company.

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