The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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I-'HIDAY, MARCH 14, 1947 8I.YTHEVILLJI (ARK.) OOURgg PACT YOUR RED CROSS CARRIES ON! AND THE RED CROSS NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT AS % FRIEND MISSISSIPPI COUNTY; s QUOTA is $17,500 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 homesick 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 On they miii-cli: the unending lines of veterans rei[Uiring the assistance of trained workera, field directors, Home Service, workers!, volunteers and crufl.s instructors .who stijml ready to serve them through the Hurt Cross. New chapters are written in the lives of members of our armed forces who nerd the •friendly , ad vice of field directors; in thu memories of families worried about boys fur froni home. Recreation workers encourage hobbies, plan entertainment. Hospitalized men are stimulated by parties ami fun. And the navy ashore is also served by the Red Cross recreation prog-ram. G. I. Joe ,knows where your Red Cross money goes . . , Ask him what the Red Cross has done and continues to do for pur 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! And for a sequel—disaster relief necessitated by 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 the Red Cross stands ready to do for you. That is why your Red Cross needs your support as a friend and neighbor . . . and possibly some day a beneficiary of its great.program of mercy and service. ' YOU NEED THE AMERICAN RED CROSS THE AMERICAN RED CROSS NEEDS YOU 1947 RED CROSS FUND THIS ADVERTISEMENT SPONSORED BY THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC - SPIRITED FIRMS: Mississippi County Lumber Company Arkansas-Missouri Power Company > 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 Wo I pole 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

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