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ture show, but do not believe in Sunday movies, because the movie is purely
a commercial enterprise, just like any other business. If it is right for
places of industry to close, it is right for the movies to close, too.
Being in competition with the churches has not one thing in the world to do
with it. The churches have no competition from any source.

"Since you are holding me up at a point of a pencil and I must show my
personality and politeness, push, and perseverance as a pioneer, I will
make a few miscellaneous obervations [observations], as I look at myself in the glass and
see the house I live in 'by the side of the road while I try to be a friend
to man.'

"One gets nowhere without a plan, a blue print that he makes for him-
self, if he is capable; if not capable, follow some one else's blue print.
A free lance has started nowhere and certainly will get nowhere. I plan
my day before I get up in the morning. In fact, thinking on plans and
programs is the thing that brings me from a dead level to a living perpendi-

"I am in a great movement. First: I am in the Kingdom of God movement,
with all the lovers of the Lord. I am in adult education work under the
Works Progress Administration, which is definitely here to stay. If the
WPA should cease to be, adult education would go right on in one form or
another, by one agency or the other. It is a fellowship forum with at least
a hundred thousand of them in America. It is a field all its own, that must
be worked daily. And if properly pursued it will defeat every ism that may
pervade our shores, such as Communism and Fascism. Here we teach men to
plow and plant, cultivate and harvest. We practice and teach that one must
spend some time each day in the realm of the beautiful, and in the field of
frolic and fun. Yes, we must have places of amusement, wholesome visiting,


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