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August 17, 1918

The message is relentless: Save Food to ensure the 120 million allies can be fed. The army abroad is fed by the people at home. In Tennessee more food has been produced than last year. The editor of The Comet is pledged to do everything to win the war.

Source: "Save Food," The Comet, Johnson City, Tennessee, August 17, 1918. Page 1, Column 1.

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