Signs of the Times

[Herbert Hoover, President-Elect, as quoted in the Union Signal, Evanston, Illinois]

When we traverse the memories of those who have builded state and nation, we recall those acts which are rooted in the soil of service. When we rehearse our own memories, we find that none give us such comfort and satisfaction as the record of service we have been able to render. I do not believe our people have lost those finer qualities of rugged character, self-reliance, or initiative, nor have they lost the great quality which they embedded in American character, the quality of neighborly cooperation and mutual service. It is in this quality that our hopes must lie in the solution of our great problems.

[Editorial in the Times, Los Angeles, California]

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March 2, 1929

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