Weekly Chemawa American. (Chemawa, Or.) 189?-198?, August 16, 1901, Page 4, Image 4

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in The School Of Work.
Charles A.Dana, of the New York Sun,
was a man of extensive learning, and at
tached great importance to college train
ing, but was quick to recognize the value
of the practical education that a man of
good parts may pick up in this work-a-day
world outside of the university
The young man went to the Sun office
one day and asked to see the editor-in-chief.
He would not be rebuffed by the
subordinates, and after some delay was
adrnited. He stated his buisness without
a moment's loss of time.
"Mr. Dana," he said, I believe I could
be of some use on this paper, and I want
you to give me a trial. If you don't find
me of any use you needn't pay me auy sal
ary. If I don't find my proper groove in
a month you can drop me out."
Mr. Dana looked him over.
"Young man," he said, "I like your
looks. Have you ever attended any in-!
stition of learning.
"Yes Sir. I am a graduate of two news
paper offices one a country weekly and
the other a daily paper in city of one hun
died thousand inhabitants."
"I'll take you. Go and report to the
managing editor."
And Mr. Pana turned again to his work.
Service News.
Whatever I have tried to do in life,
I have tried with all my heart to do well
whatever I have devoted myself to com
pletely; in great aims and in small, I have
always been thoroughly in earnest.
"Mamma," said four-year-old Willie,
"that mean little Smith girl called me a
monkey today." "Then what happened?"
asked his mother. "Well," replied Willie,
you see I couldn't slap a girl, so I gave an
other little girl half of my candy to scratch
her." Ex.
It is the desire of the American to be a
publication worthy of the school it repre
sents and a helpful factor in the,, work
of educating the Indians. To this end, we
beg the hearty support of pupils, employes
and friends, and at the same time thank
them tor the kindly aid given us during
the past year. In this connection we wish
to call the attention of our readers to our
advertising patrons. Without their help,
the American could not pay its living.
They have responded promptly to our
soliciting and in return we have tried to
induce you to give them your patronage.
Those who assist us are worthy of our as
sistance aud you will favor us by bearing
this little favor in mind.
We regret to learn that Ex-Gov., Mc
Oonnell has ben relieved from Indian, In
spector, his term having expired. Gov. Mc
Connell wasuntirir.g in his efforts to serve
the Indian and Indian service.
The Indian Iustitute held at Detroit was
a great success as is shown by the reports
of thedifferent sessions. Many prominent
Indian educators were present and discuss
ed questions of vital importance to the
Indian and the Service.
Be eareful in your work. Take just as
much pains in making a plain articles as
you would in making a fancy one. Put
conscience into everything you do and
don't form the habit of doing things in a
slovenly und haphazzard manner. Be the
best or be nothing.
The person who inherits a cheerful un
complaining disposition instead of acranky
disagreeable one, is more to be envied than
the person who inherits beauty or millions.
One is always surrounded by an atmos
phere ot joy, the other would grumble and
find fault at a funeral.
A student should be frugal of his time as
a miser of his money, should save it with
as much care, and spend it with as much
That white cow, said the waggish old
farmer, is the one that gives milk.
Ah, exclaimed the city girl, and those
brown ones I suppose, give beeftea.
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