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in before the first cold weather comes. It is a patriotic act of
conservation that we are indeed glad to do. AST MONTH we printed on the inside of our front cover the full copy of 7he American's Creed as adopted after a contest held by the city of Baltimore. This creed is a rather remarkabJe creation. It expresses the beliefs of the American people in the lofty words of our greatest men, combining and blending them into a united whole that is at once complete and compact. We like it so well that we have had all our school children learn it and intend to make it a regular part of our school exercises. The American people have long felt the need of such a creed. We have groped blindly along in our advance from a weak nation to a strong one with no simple and con nected expression of what America stands for until now. This fills the bill and its adoption should be assured by the requirement that every school in this country that is supported by public funds should teach it to every one of its pupils. It furnishes an ideal, it supplies courage, it stirs a love of country that should bring us still better citizens' in the future. "When the whole blame world seems Gone to pot and business is on the bum, A 2-cent grin and a lifted chin Helps some, my boy, helps some." 19.