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-- SCOUTATORIAL - A SCOUT IS KIND By JUDGE D. W. MOFFAT What kind of human beings are ve? Generally tho right kind. We ire generally the right kind if \vc trivc to be kind. "A Boy Scout is dnd." There is no future or past about that declaration of Boy Scout LW. Kindness to man, woman, one's fellows or to animals has in it the element of presently doing some- :hing. Each and every kindly act must have in it some of the elements of service. It is also usually helpful and in that sense is closely related ;o that other scout law, "A scout is helpful." In addition to the elements of service or helpfulness, kind acts anc deeds develop and maintain an attitude. Something wholesomely pleasant and spiritual seems to develop simultaneously w-iih that attitude of kindly doing that accompanies helpful service. It is essentially an altruistic attitude. It expresses itself socially, though individually'character." possessed. The chorus of an old song carries with it a sweetly toned relation— picture of life as expressed in domestic association and relationships. Catch the tune and spirit of it and decide for yourself. A young man had asked for the hand of the daughter of a. kindly and wholesome farmer. In consenting, the loving and kindly parent replied: "Treat my daughter kindly And say you'll do no harm, And when I die I'll leave to you My little cot and farm; My pig, my cow, My horse, my plow, And all those little chickens in the garden." There is opportunity to apply anc pleasure to bo found in living the scout law, "A scout is kind." He learns from service and experience that "rewards and punishments in fluence conduct, but do not make

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 15 Apr 1934, Sun,
  3. Page 88

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