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Whitman County Gazette 

100 years ago, Friday May 26, 1922

THIS IS POPPY WEEK

 


Poppies are to be sold in each state during the week May 22 27, to assist the war veterans to develop the service bureaus, which help former soldiers, in filing their claims for compensation, insurance and vocational training. These little flowers to everyone.

The tendency is strong to forget the needs and difficulties of the veterans. When they departed, they left amid scenes of the wildest enthusiasm. They were great heroes then, and the townspeople quit their ordinary tasks to assemble at the railroad stations and give the departing fellows a roaring send off. The bands were playing the...



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