Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on June 18, 1970 · Page 51
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Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona · Page 51

Phoenix, Arizona
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Thursday, June 18, 1970
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ALL EDITIONS 32 Tn« , Jtme 18, Profit is gone now; U.S. savings stamp program will end after 28 years Net- Health Capsule Washington Post Service try will discontinue their for re-use in defense plants, the popularity of the little in the war, s; CA* You U$£ fMWuT PufftR WASHINGTON - The Now Sa gathering burlap sacks of books of 10-cent, 25-cent, 50- fold to $558.7 million and the shipment of what were then off the anve o Generation will barely miss The savings stamp drive is mil £ weed f0r ro»»ary life cent, $1 and $5 stamps has government's promotional ef- called Defense Savings over the Mutual them, but at the end of June, being killed because it is cost- jackets and of walking more steadily declined since the end forts began to gain momen- Stamps were issued by the worlf th . fa , mnnc ,, a0vtk oart , 0 U.S. savings stamps will sink ing the government nearly as T" th f n l ld /. ng 'V 81 ? be - of . World War n - with only a turn. Treasury Department to post II We ," s f***' **™ into the same obscurity as much to administer the pro- cause of « asoline rationing. minimal upturn during the office outlets. The stamps and conserve slogan .that vStfanf&TS" k ^ aS * 1S takhlg in> And » «*«**" ««• **- rea " ^ P<* XS^S' £? X 85" X,^ Danie J ?"? * ^ SCh001 CM ' d ' S who corneredI the! warthne For the oVer-30 generation, ing stamps lagged, there was . Not unexpectedly, the war of Americans had purchased {jj MimtewZLdth^hi*. bubble gum market particularly, it is a nostalgic always Sabu the elephant boy in Vietnam has failed to stim- war bonds or stamps and the JJJnt Xdded *"h Ihl mth The war f ervor that swept 8 passing that conjures recollec- to bolster your patriotism ulate school children and ad- astonishingly high figure was fl l n L^^ tho nation fh* ««» *nL After 28 vears durin* which tions ° { the week ly "stamp with some promotional arm- ults alike to participate in the attributed in a large degree f""Sn" D <, i u i. sales of tXeTreasunrDe. dav " at scho01 wh en patriot- twisting during the Saturday program.. to mass student participation ^ m S ton - Pearl Harbor never again partment stamps dwindled ^ meant foregoing that cov- matinee, or the Quiz Kids on Cn) _ e ^ . inji tu in the stamp program. Treasury's motive was to he ld defense stamp sales as """ " " " " '" * " boost sales of war bonds, to high as the program's salad days of 1942, but the volume was an impressive $480.4 mil- partment stamps dwindled ism meant fore g°ing that cov- matinee, or the Quiz Kids on .,«„,. from a high of more than $558 eted Ca Ptain Marvel comic radio to remind you how haies of stamps in 1941, the ^^ aaico w WOJ Wljuai lo 1118 ., K0 MJC Fll/KiajllB BflJOU million In tfttt tn • tririrJ A f book and parting with a dime smart it was to support the year that the Treasury De- Previously the Post Office be issued for filled stamp days of 1942, but the volume "tsui a iiigii ui mure inan taoo r—7 — r ...—.»».» v,un<iv. AM0uNi» of milllort ta 1942 to a trickle of bo( J k and Parting with a dime smart i AMOUMT* OF on , y $w mill{0rt last yea ^ to "do your part" for the war soldiers Treasury will stop issuing the effort stamps June 30 and 30,000 The same children would tain P"! c . es Qff'ffi.'the co""- remember collecting tin cans gram overseas. partment took over admin- Department had sold the books, istration of the program from stamps for 2 per cent savings istration of the program from stamps for 2 per cent savings wt>!> d " ""Passive *<wu.» mil- While some schools still re- the U.S. Post Office Depart- dividends, but the program's In September, 1942, the lion in 1943 - #30 ™Ww in im the savings stamp pro- ment, totaled $57.1 million. In lackluster promotional effort government announced its 1944 and $209 million in 1945, ram as a thrift incentive, 1942, America's first full year did not appeal to patriotism, "schools at war" program the last year of the war Remember Dad this Sunday WIN A 1970 AMERICAN MOTORS HORNET SST SEDAN ^^^•"^••••••••^^ • r~L ' NOTHING TO BUY! FILL IN OFFICIAL ENTRY AT ONCE! '^f 5 * s-r*. ri _ __ « M •«•!»•• •• f ""WOOLCO SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY 1 Name. J Address. I City | NOTHING TO BUY! • /& <*tT.V 'V" i " *'</ - , * > " 'v «s • > > t , ! .', > v',;•••• "*»< ml?- % \, *'« -' ' \ ',>•*'•*• ; ^~ >-'',' y I: *£>••* %-^{-:-'^'v-'^'-:H '0 %^pf '-' ' , x OM^f^,:;- 1 :'^ . '-\i'l>r< < > '-;« •-;/ " ?* s -^-t- - "'" " \:^"v>^ ^ "* x :d.\v« v^. > ' «. •,\ IN TEMPE l»lay:a KaNt Scomdole Road at Curry Road Store Hours Deily 10 ro ?,-30, Sundays 10 to 6 ' Sea/of Quo'rf y"

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