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Annual Convention (Volume 5) (Paperback) Loot Price: R694
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Annual Convention (Volume 5) (Paperback): National Association of Schools
Annual Convention (Volume 5) (Paperback): National Association of Schools

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National Association of Schools

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1917. Excerpt: ... questions you are asking to-day, and at the convention after that we will have the answer to more, and by and by this country will wonder how it ever got along without this organization. That is our mission, and I want to tell you the day is not far off--because the struggle cannot continue indefinitely, and after the prejudices and the pain and the grief have moved away from us--the day is not far off when through the lapse of time and its soothing effect we are not going to stand with exactly the same feelings we stand to-night, with the British flag there and the French flag here, but we are going to stand with our eyes on the middle flag and what it stands for. We are going to come back again. After this terrible struggle has burned itself out we will come back again to concentrate our efforts on that flag (pointing to the American flag) and there is only one thing more important than industrial efficiency--at this moment military necessity--because industries are the source of all wealth, and they sustain all of the arts and sciences and professions--we are going to come back to the education of the individual. There is the starting point. Industry reflects individual. The nation reflects its industries. It is the education of the individual that's most important. We are going to centralize our attention on that until we have developed the individual to where he can realize as much as possible his potential possibilities, and then we need have no fear for our industries or for our nation. I thank you. (Applause.) The Toastmaster: I now have the honor of calling on the last speaker on the program, the President of our Association, Dr. Herbert J. Tily, General Manager of the Strawbridge & Clothier Company of Philadelphia. ADDRESS Dr. Herbert J. Tily: Mr. Toastmaster, Ladies and G...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: National Association of Schools
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 288
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-38006-4
Barcode: 9781154380064
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-38006-8

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