The Weston leader. (Weston, Umatilla County, Or.) 189?-1946, May 17, 1918, PATRIOTIC SUPPLEMENT, Image 5

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    "A tnt net of mercy drawn tnrtuth
M ocean of unspeakable pain"
VOUR Red Cross is an ail-American, largely volunteer
' organization, authorized by Congress, headed by
President Wilson, audited by the War Department, en
thusiastically approved by your Army, your Navy, and
your Allies.
The work covers both military and civilian relief in
every war-torn Allied country and full reports of all
expenditures are continually being published, or are
available through the Chapters.
It stands beside our boys in training here or "over there."
It watches beside the pillows of battle-broken men, and
offers rest and sympathy to war-torn fighters on brief
respite from the front
It carries food and clothing to hungered mothers nd
little ones in ruined villages.
It helps rebuild the scattered pile of bric and stone tnev
once called "Home."
It brings back to the hopeless mother's amis her long
lost child.
It helps care for the orphans of the men who died that
civilization might live.
It helps care for the thousands that have fallen prey to
dread tuberculosis.
It nobly represents in deeds of mercy, relief, and restora
tion the more than twenty million members that have
made its great work possible.
Will You Do Your Share to Keep This "Hand of Mercy" at Its Work?
Every cent of every dollar received for the Red Cross War Fund is spent for war relief. All ad
ministration costs, relief work for other than war purposes (such as the Halifax and Guatemala
disasters) are of out of membership dues, and the interest accruing from the bank
ing of th War Fund has made available for war relief at least $ 1 .02 for every $ I contributed.