Saturday Morning Advertiser (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 31, Ed. 1, Saturday, June 22, 1918 Page: 3 of 8
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SATURDAY MOUSING APVKRTISEK
PRESIDENT WILSON PROCLAIMS
JUNE 28th 1918
National War Savings Day
"That the Nation May Be Unified"
Every man woman and child is directed to assemble
in their respective communities that they may
give their subscriptions for War Savings Stamps
Acting under authority vested in me by the United States
Treasury Department and in accordance with the pro-
clamation of the President of the United States and the
Governor of this State I George W. Barnes State Di-
rector of the National War Savings Committee for Okla-
homa hereby call all persons regardless of station to
meet on Friday June 28th IMS to give their subscrip-
tions for War Savings Stamps.
In rural communities and in the smaller towns meet-
ings will be held in the district school houses and in the
cities at places designated by the local officers of the War
Savings Committee. .
The President of the United States has fixed June 2Sth
and the hour at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. The assembly
of all the people in their respective communities at the
appointed hour will unify the Nation and make VICTORY
Therefore I George W. Hanies State Director acting
und'T authority of the United States Treasury Depart-
ment hereby convey to you the mandate of the President
of the United States and the Governor of Oklahoma and
demand your presence.
A definite quota of War Savings Stamps has been as-
Mgnt'd each school district and community which will be
announced to each meeting on June 2Sth. The school
otfiters will conduct the meeting in each school house.
A record of the proceedings of each meeting will be kept the names
of the persons present recorded and the amount of War Savings Stamps
subscribed for by them. The names of absent persons and of those who
refuse or neglect to subscribe with the reasons for so doing will be re-
corded and reported to the War Savings Committee acting under authority
of the United States Treasury Department for investigation.
The President of the United States demands your presence on June 28th
at the hour appointed and an obedience to the order of the President assures
the united support of Oklahoma in the successful prosecution of the War.
This advertisement paid for by
Johnson & Marshall
Kendall Clothing Company
Durant Mercantile Company
Lewis A. Austin
W. F. Semple.
E. E. Fuller
Durant Commercial Association
Caddo National Hank Caddo Okla.
Uokchito State Hank Hokchito. Okla.
Fim National Hank. Durant. Okla.
First State Hank Hokchito Okla.
S. W. SBarnes
State Director for Oklahoma
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Evans, E. M. Saturday Morning Advertiser (Durant, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 31, Ed. 1, Saturday, June 22, 1918, newspaper, June 22, 1918; Durant, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc83062/m1/3/: accessed January 18, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.