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II ho Doesn't Like Chicken? TV*-#? Tackle-; do. as can be plainly from *• e pleaded expressions '*n tVeir face 3. TANARUS: c £r'<up wa> photographed on an American bathip doing service in European waters. ♦ ♦ Right-About-Face to Your Duty! In the Interest of Liberty Th»t it atf-'J .vi p.i f f Ihe American Dower (Y»mp/in> ■I *• ' V’ 'v e-Ss * \ J X \ * i r v'l Jr! ■ -• T «£ ;■ *<r r 7, «. I *r w-r r4rf fe- ■: ■ rptn ' I IP f’" ewR I V j &kJSm l , •■ % i J From the days of J »hn Paul Jones down to Admiral Farragut with his “Damn the tor pedoes- full speed ahead” and Admiral Dewey with his “You may fire when you are ready. GridleyA the American Navy has upheld and been actuated by the highest ideals of service and courage. The same old “spirit of 1770“ with its fervor of patriotic devotion to the ideal of freedom and tice is more than ever today a part and parcel of naval traditions. * . v That spirit is being upheld in every comer of the world today where our brave tars have gone forth to battle -theirs is the inspiration (if one hundred and forty-one years of heroism, red-blooded spirit and sacrifice every hour You Join the Navy 7 oday—Right-About-Face to Your Duly—-Forward March! DETROIT TIMES they are writing history that will stand out from the pages recounting the deeds of these years of stress that our children and our chil dren’s children will draw inspiration from. Young man, can you stand idly by and watch your comrades and your brothers offer themselves on freedom’s altar, filled with that old spirit of our forefathers, the spirit and tho faith that has given you your heritage today? That spirit is calling you today the Navy wants men like, you, with the fire in their eyes, and the steel in their arms it wants and needs you to uphold that spirit, and to carry our ban ner in such a way that all the world may see the light and understand. Can you neglect that call? NOVEMBER 1917.