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Wants Your Pledge
WINDOW EMBLEM FOB PLEDGORS
WE ARE BUYING
U.S.SAVINGS BONDS and STAMPS
Mill IM or PATRIOTISM.?Brcn person signinr tbe pledge to boy Saving* Bonds regularly will ba 1 m ? 1 1 1 1 ? 1 # ?
The nation-wide pledge drive to enlist
the savings of 48 Million Americans for Defense Bonds and Stamps starts
in this community this week. Within a few days now you will be visited
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by a modern "minute man" who will ask you to sign a pledge stating that
you will Buy Defense Bonds or Stamps at Regular Intervals.
Undoubtedly you've heard plenty about
buying U. S. DEFENSE BONDS AND
STAMPS. No doubt you are at this time
buying all that you can ? voluntarily,
or through regular, systematic payroll de
ductions. That is well and good?and as !
it should be, BUT
UNCLE SAM WANTS
You will he asked within the next few days to sign "The Pledge To Democracy. " 1 lie
purpose of this campaign heing waged hy the "Modern Minute Men" is to secure from
every person in the United States who receives a regular income, a signed agreement to
purchase Defense Bonds under a systematic and continuing plan which, irrespective of all
other means of financing the war, is ahsolulclv vital to our armament program, our fis
cal program and our economy now. as well as during the post-war period.
THE PLEDGE IS STRICTLY VOLUNTARY ON YOUR PART. EVEN THOUGH YOU
HAVE ARRANGED WITH THE COMPANY WHERE YOU ARE WORKING FOR A PAY
ROLL DEDUCTION IN BUYING BONDS OR STAMPS WE URGE YOU TO SIGN THIS
PLEDGE AND HELP THE RECORD!
WASHINGTON, D. C.?The following table I titled by the Treasury
Department it intended aa a savings yardstick fnr the average Incnme
? ?. ?f tho 18.000.000
earner, xu Bu^Kcaio nun ? ...
employed persons In the United States may partici
pate in the war effort through the eyetematic purchase
of Defenae Savinga Bonda.
"The Job ahead of ua la far bigger than moat of us
realiie," Secretary Morgenthau declared in making
the table public. "I know that the American people
are ready to do their part to win the war. One of the
-ays we can do much more ia by intensifying our
effort in the purchase of Defenae Bonda."
While persons without dependents may be able to
set aside more than the suggested figures, persons
with aevcral dependents, or with other heavy family
obligations, may be unable to save at the suggested
rate, the Treasury Department pointed out.
95 to $10
910 to 915
915 to 92"
920 to ?80
9 <Q to 940
f 10 to fM)
Each Week :
Peraons in Each
Income Orouy ;
$r>o to $?o
$60 to $70
970 to 9*0
9H0 to 9100
9100 to 9150
llRft tn f?nn
Above all, remember that the men who approach yon with one of the pledge cards are
"donating" their time and effort to help promote the sale of Bonds and Stamps in this
territory. They are not demanding that yon make unnecessary sacrifices, hut merely sol
iciting your cooperation in this important drive, so treat them with courtesy and do all
within your power to put this important drive "OVER THE TOP."
THIS ADVERTISEMENT SPONSORED BY
Merchants and Business Men