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100 Years Ago: A Call to Belleville

The Intelligencer March 22, 1915 (page 5)Give Give Give [1]

“Give! Give! Give! A Call to Belleville in Name of Women and Children. The tramp of the bread-winners is in the streets. They are going to the front. They are leaving families behind.

Every man with women of his own—every man with little children—knows what a tragedy to the home is the going of the bread-winner. We call on the people to rally to the protection of these mothers, sisters, wives and children so suddenly deprived of their natural protectors.”