Join Our Red Cross
Working in the Red Cross, doing
each her mite.
We are making garments for the
For the sick and wounded far, far
Is our service needed, ask the soldier
Wounded on the battlefield, if it
gives him joy
Just to find clean bathrobe, pillow-
case and shirt,
After he's been wounded and lying
in the dirt.
Come and join our Red Cross, you'll
be helping in the fight,
When you work for "Our Boys" in
making bandages white
They'll be sorely needed, 'ere the
war is o'er,
Come and help us, for we need many
Help to clothe the soldiers; socks,
just a pair,
Means, two million pairs to make
and all should do their share.
Come and join our Red Cross, we
meet each week to work
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday in
the Christian "Kirk."
Two o'clock each afternoon, don't
forget the time,
Come and join our Red Cross, come
and get in line.
It will ease a painful wound, drive
the tears away,
If we do our part in helping win the
__Nettie Squire Sutton.
A Book of Poems
Nettie Squire Sutton
(Minneapolis, KS: Messenger Press. n.d.)