American Field Service Bulletin
American Field Service
Service Automobile Américain
Aux Armées Françaises
November 3, 1917
PUBLISHED EVERY WEEK AT 21, RUE RAYNOUARD,
Three Months…….Frs 2,00 Civilians by post …… Frs. 2,75
Six Months ………. 4,00 -- -- 5,50
It will come as a considerable surprise to our readers to learn that since the competitions have been finished and the prizes awarded there has been a considerable slackening off of contributions to the << American Field Service Bulletin >>.
It has taken the greatest amount of ingenuity and knowledge of human nature to come to the conclusion that among our brave ambulance and camion drivers there is still not lacking a certain commercial spirit.
Let me point out that the competitions were started with the idea of stimulating interest among all our sections and we fully expected that after one such generous offer on our part that we would from then on be deluged from all sides by eager contributors to our paper. It is with deepest disappointment that we now admit that this has not been the result and by our philanthropy we have not killed that most insistent of all serpents, the << Chase of the Mighty Dollar >>.
We are therefore in the position of having << to come across again >> or close up the editorial office. For this reason we offer.