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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...
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