Signs of the Times

[Charles R. Boyce, in the Rotarian, Chicago, Illinois, July, 1924]

All around us we find examples of service. At eventide, Edison says, "Let me light your home," and at the touch of a button there comes a blaze of light that rivals the day. Our corner grocery delivers to us the produce of the world. The engineer moves mountains for our accommodation. These men are our servants. Some of them have received large financial rewards, but that is incidental. It is the service they have rendered which makes them great. They have made the world a better and happier place. ... To fulfill the real spirit of service will cost something. ... Whatever it costs, let us pledge ourselves anew that the spirit of service shall be in our every act.

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November 1, 1924

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