Leadership

FIRE AND WATERR ENGINEERING

Issue 1 and Volume 78.

FIRE AND WATERR ENGINEERING JULY Fourth means one thing to the youngster and quite another to his father. It may mean a lot of noise and Fourth of July fun; or it may mean a serious reflection of what Independence Day stands for in our evenday lives. Few of us stop to realize the deep historic significance of the day—the average American likes to live in the present and in the future rather than in the past; hut it doesn’t do us a bit of harm to be reminded occasionally that our forefathers fought for an independence that should mean fully as much to us as it did to them. Political independence is not enough —we must have independence of the mind and spirit as well. We must think for ourselves if we are going to be the important element in the life of the community that the vital character…

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