Heroes of to-day; John Muir, John Burroughs, Wilfred Grenfell, Robert F. Scott, Samuel Pierpont Langley, Edward Trudeau, Bishop Rowe, Jacob A. Riis, Herbert C. Hoover, Rupert Brooke, George W. Goethals
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Heroes of to-day; John Muir, John Burroughs, Wilfred Grenfell, Robert F. Scott, Samuel Pierpont Langley, Edward Trudeau, Bishop Rowe, Jacob A. Riis, Herbert C. Hoover, Rupert Brooke, George W. Goethals

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HEROES John JBurroughs JohnMuir Herbert G.Hoover MARY R.PARKMAN HEROES OF TO-DAY John Muir his beloved treesamong HEROES OF TO-DAYL JOHN MUIR .'. JOHN BURROUGHS .'. WILFRED GRENFELL .'. ROBERT F. SCOTT .'. SAMUEL PIERPONT LANGLEY .'. EDWARD TRUDEAU .'. BISHOPROWE .'. JACOB A. RIIS .'. HERBERT C. HOOVER RUPERT .'.BROOKE GEORGE W. GOETHALS BY MAKY R. PARKMAN ofAuthor "Heroines of etc.Service," ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS NEW YORK THE CENTURY CO, 1917 1916, 1917,Copyright, by THE CENTUBY Co. Published 1917September, TO MY FATHER FOREWORD when I had been a of chil-Once, telling group somedren stories of the heroes of one ofold, the number who had followed the talesalways with breathless :saidinterest, "Tell us the of a hero of !"story to-day " There are no heroes no realto-day, heroes, are there?" in another. of course Iput "Oh, know there are men who dogreat important he "but there isn't toadded, storythings," any what is there? like the dar-they do, anything and or of thedeeds of theing knights vikings, American pioneers?" I toOf course tried tell the children that the times in which we live out as true herobring Istuff as timeany gone by. Nay, grew quite of the ofineloquent speaking many phases our modern life with itscomplex many duties, its new its new of individualconscience, feeling for the welfare of all.

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