Diamonds in the rough, acres and acres of diamonds . sentout into every department of activity for the development of the moun-tain resources. A new era would be ushered in. The scientific applica-tion of the principles of agriculture would quadruple the yield of thesoil in a brief time and thus add millions to the wealth of our country.These thousands of children, denied their God-given right of education,would revolutionize the whole Appalachian Range now so largely heldin the grip and darkness of illiteracy. Setting aside the more humane God-given right of these people, letus turn and view

Diamonds in the rough, acres and acres of diamonds . sentout into every department of activity for the development of the moun-tain resources. A new era would be ushered in. The scientific applica-tion of the principles of agriculture would quadruple the yield of thesoil in a brief time and thus add millions to the wealth of our country.These thousands of children, denied their God-given right of education,would revolutionize the whole Appalachian Range now so largely heldin the grip and darkness of illiteracy. Setting aside the more humane God-given right of these people, letus turn and view Stock Photo
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Diamonds in the rough, acres and acres of diamonds . sentout into every department of activity for the development of the moun-tain resources. A new era would be ushered in. The scientific applica-tion of the principles of agriculture would quadruple the yield of thesoil in a brief time and thus add millions to the wealth of our country.These thousands of children, denied their God-given right of education, would revolutionize the whole Appalachian Range now so largely heldin the grip and darkness of illiteracy. Setting aside the more humane God-given right of these people, letus turn and view the enormity of the loss to the Republic, simply incold blood from a dollar and cent standpoint. At a small money valueof five hundred dollars for each life needlessly sacrificed to illiteracyevery year it means an economic loss of millions. Where are the menand women who will volunteer to help on this great work. Many have wrought most magnificently for the up-building of Moun-tain schools and Mission work; but the needs are so great and means 52. A LITTLE MILL IN WhSlLRN, . C., VHERE TWENTY-FIVE TOTHIRTY FAMILIES HAVE THEIR CORN GROUND. THE WOMAN YOU SEE IN THE PICTURE IS THE MILLER. THE LITTLEGIRL WITH A SACK OF MEAL, STARTING FOR HOME. 53

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