Delaware has exceeded its Liberty Bond quota despite the influenza. In Wilmington the per capita contribution was $56, just less than 2 weeks of the average income. The Red Cross has issued its guidelines for Christmas packages, first on the list of “unmailables”: spiritous liquors.
Source: “Delaware Exceeds its Liberty Bond Quota by $3,,000,000,” Newark Post, Newark, Delaware, October 23, 1918. Page 1, Column 2.