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Get in Line.
If all the letters, messages and
speeches of Lincoln were destroyed,
except that one letter to Hooker, wo
should still have a index to the
heart of the Hail-Splitter.
In this letter we see that Lincoln
ruled his own spirit; and we also behold
the fact that he could rule others.
The letter shows franknoss, kindliness,
wit, tact, wise diplomacy and
Hooker had harshly and unjustly
criticised Lincoln, his
and he had embarrassed Burn
his raukinc olliccr. But Lincoln
waives all thi in deference to the virtues
that he b'elievcs Hooker possesses
and promote him to succeed
In other words the man who
had been wronged promotes the man
who had wrougid him, over the head
of a man whom the promotee had
wronged and for whom the promoter
had a warm persoual friendship.
But all considerations
were sunk in view of the end desired.
Yet it was necessary that the man
promoted shou d know the truth,
& Lincoln told it to him in away that
did not humiliate nor fire to foolish
By ptrmiuim of
anuer; but which certainly prevented
the attack of cerebral elephantiasis to
which Hooker was liable.
Perhaps we had better give the letter
entire, and mo here it is:
Washington, Jan. 26, 18(53.
General: I have placed you
at the head af the Army of the Potomac.
Of course I have done this upon
what appeal to me to be sufficient
reason, and yet I think it best for you
to know that there are some things in
regard to which I am not quite satisfied
T ' you to be a brave and
.ml soldier, which, of course, Hike.
I also believe you do uot mix politics
with yonr profession, in which
you are right.
j You have confidence in yourself,
which is a valuable if not an indispensable
You are ambitious, which, within
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All vegetable, and eently laxative.
reasonable bounds, does good rather
than harm; but I think that during
General Burnsido's command of the
army you have taken counsel of your
ambition and thwarted him as much
as you could, in which you did a
great wrong to the country and to a
most meritorious aud honorable brother
I have heard, in such a way as to
believe it, of your recently saying
that both the army and the government
noeded a dictator. Of course it
was'not for this, but in spite of it,
that I have given you the command.
Only those generals who gain successes
can set up dictators. What I now
ask of you is military success, and I
will risk the dictatorship.
The government will support you
to the utmost ot its ability, which is
neither more nor less than it has done
and will do for all commanders.
I much fear that the spirit you
have aided to infuse into the army, of
criticising their commander and withholding
confidence from him, will
now turn upon you. I shall assist
you as far as 1 can to put it down.
Neither you nor Napoleon, if he
were alive again, could get any good
out of an army while such a spirit
prevails in. And now beware of
rashness; beware of rashness, but
with energy and sleepless vigilance
go forward and give us victories.
Yours very truly,
One point in this letter is especially
worth our consideration, for it
suggest a condition that springs up
like deadly nightshade from a poisonous
soil. I refer to the habit of
neering, carping, grumbling at and
criticising those who are above us.
The man who is anybody and who
does anything is surely going to be
criticised, vilified and misunderstood.
This is a part of the penalty for
greatness, and every great man understands
it; and understands too, that,
it is no proof of greatness. The fi
nal proof of greatness lies in being
able to endure contumely without resentment.
Lincoln did not resent
criticism; he knew that every Uf,.
look how hd calls Hooker's attention
to tho fact that the Hooker
has sown is going to return and
plague liiiul' Neither you, nor Napoleon,
wore he alive, could get any
good out of an army while such a
spirit prevails in it." Hooker's fault
falls on Hooker others Buffer, but
Hooker suffers most of all.
Not long ago I met a Yale student
home on a vaoation. I am aure he
did not represent the true Yale spirit
for lie was full of criticism and bitterness.
toward the itstitution. President
Hadley came in for his share,
and 1 was supplied items, facts, data,
withltime and places, for a "peach
of a roast."
Vary soon I saw .the trouble was
not with Yale, the trouble was with
the young man. He had mentally
dwelt ou some trivial slights until he
had got ho out of harmony with the
instituion that he had lost the power
to derive any benefit from it. Yalo
is uot a perfect institute a fact, I
suppose, that Presdient Hadley and
most Yale men are quite willing to
admit; but Yale does supply certain
advantages, and it depends upon the
student whether they will avail them
selves of these advantages or not.
If you are a student in .a oollege,
seize upon the good that is there.
You get good by giving it. You
gain by giving so give sympathy
and cheerful loyalty to the institution.
Be proud of it. Stand by
your teachers they are doing the
best they can. If tho place is faulty,
make it a better place by an example
of cheerfully doing your work ezery
day tne best you can. fllind your
If the concern where you are env
ployed is all wrong, and the Old
Man a curmudgeon, it may be well
for you to go' to the Old Man and
confidentially, quietly and kindly tell
him that he is a curmudgeon. Ex
plain to him that his policy is absurd
and preposterous. Then show him
now io reiorm ins ways, and you
might offer to take charge of the con
cern and cleanse it of its secret faults
Do this if for any reason you shonld
prefer not, then take your choice of
these: Get Out, or Get in Line.
You have got to do one or the other
now make your choice
If you work for a man, in heaven's
name work for himl
If he pays you wages that supply
you your bread and butter, work for
him speak well of him, Jhink well
of him, stand by him and stand by
the institution he represents.
I think if I worked for a man I
would work for him. I would not
work for him part of the time, and
the rest ot tne time work against
him. I would give an undivided
services or none.
If you put to a pinch an ounce of
loyalty is worth a pound of clever
If you must vilify, condemn and
eternally disparage, why, resign your
position, and when you are outside,
damn to your heart's content, But, I
;ou so long as you are a part of
an institution, do not condemn it.
Not that you will injure the institu
tion not that but when you disparage
the concern of whioh you are
a part, you disparage yourself.
More then that, you are loosoning
the tendrils that hold you to tho in
stitution, and the first high wind that
comes along you will be uprooted and
blown away in the blizzard's track
and probably you will never know
why. Tho letter only says, "Times
are dull and we regret there is not
enough work," etcetera.
Everywhere you find those out-of
a-job fellows. Talk with them and
you will find that they are full of
railing, bitterness and condemnation
That was tho trouble thru a spirit
of fault-finding they got themselves
swung around so thoy blocked tho
channel, aud had to be dynamited.
They were out of harmony with tho
concern, and no longer being a help
they had to bo removed. Every employer
is constantly looking for
peoplo who can help him; naturally
he is on the outlook among his employees
for those who do not help,
and everything aud everybody that is
a hindrauco has to go. This is the
law of trade do not find fault with
it; it is foundod on Nature. The reward
is only for the man that helps,
and in order to help you must have
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You cannot help the Old Man so
long as you are explaining io undertone
and whisper, by gesture and
suggestion, by thought and mental
attitude, that he is a curmudgeon
and his system dead wrong. You
are not necessarily'menacing him by
stirring up discontent and warming
ouvy into strife, but you are doing
this: Yon are getting yourself upon
a well-greased chute that will give
you a (uick ride down and out.
When you say to other employees
that the Old Man is a curmudgeon,
you reveal the fact that you are one;
and when you tell that the polioy of
the institution is "rotten," you surely
show that yours is.
Hooker got his promotion even in
spite of his failings but the chances
are that your employer does not have
the love that Lincoln had the lovo
that suffereth lone and is kind. But
even Lincoln could not protect Hook
er forever. Hooker failed to do the
work, and Lincoln had to try some
ono else. So there came a time
when Hooker was superseded by a
silent man. who criticised no one,
railed at nobody not even the enemy.
And this silent Man, who
ruled his own spirit, took the cities.
He minded his own business, and
did the work that no man ever can
do unless he gives absolute loyalty,
perfect confidence and untiring devotion.
Let us mind our own business, and
work for self by workicg for the
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