D A I LY
Painted by Harold Anderson-Courtesy of American Oil'Company
die away and ticker-tape is gone from -the
it the grateful heart knows that the time to
If we don't show our gra'titude now by making the Victory
Loan the greatest bond drive success, we may be doing our-
selves, as well as our veterans, a harm as grievous as defeat.
If we run hog-wild with our money now, and unloose inflation
say thanks is just
given to us. It was paid
the lives of our boys.
for with the
hearts, the hopes and
on the land, the word
will mock us
to the end of
These we can never pay back.
But we can put a down-
payment on the future they anguished for. We can invest in
the tomorrows of those who come home.
We can pay for
Americans know this. We'll need no whooping or parades
to lure us to bond windows. We won't need movie-star kisses
or pleas from empty-sleeved heroes. But, in gratitude and with
humble thanks to those who brought us peace, we'll use our
the care of the
of thousands now fighting
grimmest battles in service hospitals.
We can give
government the means of taking care of those who took
of our freedom.
money to buy a bright future for our boys and
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for a debt