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"A CITY'S HEART COUNTS FOR MORE THAN
MAGNITUDE OF ITS INDUSTRIES"
i" SO SAYS HARRIS R. COOLEY. n
Has a city a heart?
What is its heart worth to it to
the people who live in the city?
"A city's heart if it be large and
throbbing with feeling for the least
of its citizens is worth more than
big industries or a large population!"
That's the creed of Rev. Dr. Harris
R. Cooley, director of the new de
partment of welfare in Cleveland, 0.
He would change the motto of
Cleveland to "The city df good will,"
because the peace and happiness of
a community is more to be desired
than commercial prosperity.
"Times are changing. Cities are
changing. Ambitions and standards
of men and women are changing.
And all changes are inevitably tend
ing towards a reverence for human
life, its fellowship and community of
interests," declares Dr. Cooley.
In an address before the chamber
of commerce Dr. Cooley enumerated
these reasons why Cleveland is high
up in the world census of citieswhich
have grown in humamtarianism:
"The new charter creates a great
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Dr. Harris R. Cooley.