The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 12, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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Wednesday, March 12, 1947
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 1947 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINI5 > YOUR RED CROSS CARRIES ON! AND THE RED CROSS NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT AS A FRIEND MISSISSIPPI COUNTY'S QUOTA IS 817,500 HAVE YOU CONTRIBUTED? The American Red Cross is once again making- one of the most important and urgent appeals for / funds in history. The aftermath of -World War II presses the need for continued all-out effort on the part of this great organization, for it must serve huge numbers of men abroad ... to care for home- ' f-~~ • »w- j • i .•-•-• sick men, lonely men, men who are ill. Mississippi County's quota in this great nationwide campaign is $17,500. Everyone must give generously to achieve this goal. G. I. Joe knows where your Red Cross money goes . . . Ask him what the Red Cross has done and 'continues to do for our men SUPPOSE THERE WERE NO RED CROSS! The task of carrying supplies to men overseas still calls for great effort by the Red Cross. And the Red Cross must depend upon YOU as an individual and as a friend, in order to carry out the great undertaking. So dig deep, and give generously. Keep the Red Cross by his side! On they march: the uiiciuiinfr liuc : i of vcl- erns requiring the assistance of trained workers, field directors, Homo Service workers, volunteers and crafts instructors who stand ready to servo thorn through the Red Cross. New chapters are written in the lives ol' members of our armed 1'orcen who need the friendly advice of field directors; in the memories of families worried about hoys far from home. Recreation workers mi- countgc hobbies, plan entertainment. Hospitalized men are stimulated by parlies and fun. And the navy ashore is also served by the Red Cross recreation program. And for a seijuel—disaster relief necessitated ^jy hurricane, tornado, fire, earthquake, explosion, epidemic or flood follows through from on-the-spot aid to all forms of rehabilitation. That is the brief outline of what I lie Ki:d Cross stands ready to do for you. That is why your Red Cross needs your support is a friend and neighbor . . . am! possibly some day a beneficiary of its great program sf mercy and service. YOU NEED THE AMERICAN RED CROSS THE AMERICAN RED CROSS NEEDS YOU THIS ADVERTISEMENT SPONSORED BY THE FOLLOWING PUBIIC-SPSRSTED FIRMS: Mississippi County Lumber Company Arkansas-Missouri Power Co. Blytheville Water Company E. C. Robinson Lumber Company Huffman Lumber Company Charlie's Electric Shop The L. K. Ashcraft Company Arkansas Paint & Glass Company Planters Hardware Company Hubbard Hardware Company Wcis Butane Company Walpotc Electric Company Delta Implements Inc. City Electric Company Missco Implement & Hardware Co. Russell Phillips Tractor Co. Langston-Wroten Company 61 Implements Company Cobb Funeral Home Paul Byrum Implement Company I

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