Lubbock Morning Avalanche from Lubbock, Texas on March 17, 1942 · Page 4
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Lubbock Morning Avalanche from Lubbock, Texas · Page 4

Lubbock, Texas
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Tuesday, March 17, 1942
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uys don't say much YOU can see them in any American crowd, In any American town, in any American discussion. The guys who don't say much. But they're the salt of the earth, They think and they feel and they know. They have an inner sense of what's right and- what's wrong that no mountains can shake and no babbling can hide. Reading their papers, listening to their radios, these past few years they've felt trouble, bad trouble, closing in on them. They sensed there was plenty wrong. Now they kn 010 '• there isl For the first time in 25 years/somebody is trying to push these quiet people around. Somebody is saying liberty is too good for the average man. And the terrible part of it is that these somebodies are bloodthirsty madmen. They want to change things here as they've changed things in other decent countries. They don't like the confident air you can breathe in America . . . that you can see in the friendly wave of a hand to a neighbor . . . in the good-natured jostling of a crowd at a ball game . . . in the unsuspicious greeting you give to a stranger . . . in the clanging, sweaty, laughing, contemptuous way we build, tear down, and build again! Change that, eh? That's America 1 And the people who don't say much are beginning to think hard now. They're stirring—they're rising. And when they do converge into a torrent, they can overwhelm anything, on this earth, or its waters, or in the air above it. But they'd better do it quickly for there's just no time to lose! * Some of them can, some of them arc, going Into our Army, and our Navy, and our Air Force. Some of tham can, some of them are, building our guns, our tanks, our ships, our planes. All of them can, all of them should, take their money out of pay checks and go without things even when it pinches, to buy Defense Savings Bonds 1 They can save their dimes into quarters .-«-* their quarters into dollars to give us still more guns and ttnki and planes and ships so that we can all have a better place to live in, where no such danger as this shall come againj and so our children may know a far better world, * far happier time. The guys who don't say much are buying a share In America! Join them! Get Defense Savings Stamps and Bonds today 1 i»»*>•/ ' -* *%/ Questions and Answers about Bonds and Stamps Q. H«r» matt <io Defewe Bo&6Tooct? A. 318.75, J37.SO, ?7S, and up. (In 10 yean, you get S25, 250, or SiOO.) Q. Do I hrra to p*y »t le»»t ?18:75 all at eace? A. No. You c»n get Defense Stamps for ti little at 10 wnti. When yon get J518.7S worth, you change it for a Bond. There arc also Stamps for 25 cent*, 50 centi, $1, and $5. You get attractive albumt to itlck them in. 0- 0*n I g«t"my money back If I need It? A- Yei. After 60 dajn^your Government wfil bnr rour Bond or part of It back, with Interwt to date. Q. If I lose my Bond, or It** burned up, am I out of luck? A. No. A duplicate will be Isitjed on proof of lott. Q. Ota my youngttwr buy Bondi and Starapil A. Certainly. Thousands of youngsters are buying~them'today. Q. How will my money help the country? A. It will actually buy HefenYe Implement*, And the more money raised! th« less each implement will cost—the lower prices will be. Q. Where can I buy Defense Bond* and Stamps? A. You can buy Bonds at your post office'or bank. , You can buy Stamps there, and in many »tore«. If you have any questions, get in touch witk ANY OF YOUR LOCAL BANKS SIGN YOUR PLEDGE TO BUY DEFENSE BONDS AND STAMPS REGULARLY YOU CAN SIGN AT ANY BANK IN LUBBOCK WHY NOT DO YOUR PART VOLUNTARILY! LUBBOCK COUNTY DEFENSE BOND COMMITTEE

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