War Saving Pledges June 28, Daily Racing Form, 1918-06-16


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WAR SAVING PLEDGES JUNE 28 Illinois must gn "over the top" in war savings pledges en June 2s. which has boon designated by official proclamation of President Wilson as National War Savings Stamp Day. All over the I nited States on that day the people of lie- nation will be meeting in the school houses r ether d -siguatnl plans fur the purpose of sign ing |»bi!x.-s tn purchase War Savings Stamps regularly during th- remainder of the year. The president has asked that they " so meet. Governors of the st.it-s have issued proclamations calling tlnm together. Stale directors have issued state incuts i.-||iiiK the methods of procedure and all plans have Ik en made. It remains UiW- for the meetings to be held and the nignatures f the pledge obtained. Nothing must be lacking in June. Every state in tli- union will In making the same drive. If Illinois sh..nld f.-.ll down, it would rank far down among the stale* in patriotism, for many states an- going to ; ut it over. Illinois cannot have it said it is in. i as patriotic as any state iu the Union. There should In- at least one of the War Savings Stamps obl for -very man. woman and child iu Illinois .luring June. All those who i ossibly can should purchase the maximum amount allowed by law. which is SI.ikio worth, maturity value. Then all who can iiuv S500 worth, or 00 wortli or 00 word. loots all g«-t logether and pull Illinois out of me iliiM-riiy iliuiie; June and put it at the top where it belongs. Then, on June 2Stli lets all attend our district uieetincx and sign the pledges which will in pure Illinois remaining in the bad. Illinois boys are fighting and dying in France. They already have covcnl themselves with glory. We must not let it be said that we at home arc not backing tut-in up.

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