Liberty Loan

by Laurel | April 27th, 2010

April 27, 1918

Now Close to $2,000,000

Big Day for Liberty Loan — Farr Alpaca Employees Subscribe for $181,000

Yesterday was Liberty Day and Holyoke put a crimp in the remaining balance of the quota, lifting subscriptions to a total close to $2,000,000. There were many big subscriptions, the Farr Alpaca company employees sending in orders for $181,000 in bonds and $83,000 collected was reported by the employees of William Skinner & Sons mills. There were a large number of small subscriptions and the committee now believes that by continuing the hard work of the past few days that the amount raised in Holyoke will go above its quota. There yet remains over $200,000 to be raised, but everyone is now boosting for the loan and the amount will be subscribed.

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From The Springfield Republican.

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