The Southern Ilunois Record
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FLORA, ILLINOIS, THURSDAY. APRIL 3, 1919
READY FOR | BIG VICTORY LOAN
livernment Drive for )7,000,- 1000,000 Loan Will be Put On j April 2l8t.
III. F. PIxley, manager of tlie 10th
t'linois Federal District, waa in St. :>uls Monday attending an important eeting of the banlcers of the Eiglit ederal Reserve District, who will
»ve cliarge of the sale of tlie new hctory Loan bonds. I Tiie drive for tlils loan will start |.prli 21st.
Another meeting will be called at It. Louis of all district managers and ill tlie heads of tiie various divlsionR, (t which time final plans for selling i district's quotrt of bonds will be lerfected and announced.
One unl(iue feature of the cam¬ paign will be that of sending big war tanks into tlie counties and states vhere the roads will permit. Return-
1 soldiers and sailors will assist in
lis work, too, niuny of whom are .comlnent speakers, giving to the people of every county and state in Ithe union an opportunity to meet nany of our heroes who were at the [front in tlie great war. Some one ._j said; "Three agencies did most to vin the war—tlie Yanks, tanks and banks."
Returned Soldier's Welcome
At the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Smith, five miles northeast of Flora, Saturday evening, a number of rela¬ tives and friends gathered to welcome back into their midst again the re¬ turned soldier, Harlen E. McCarrell.