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EUROPE'S BIG DROUGHT.
Behold what they are doing across the
The Czar of Russia has made Sahara look
like a clover patch, while Lloyd-George*s
latest contribution causes the assertions and
aservations of the Anti-Saloon League's fly
ing squadron to listen like the rustle of
September winds among dry leaves.
Without qualm or qualification he classes
King Alcohol with Kaiser William and old
"England," says he, "is fighting three
enemies, Germany, Austria and drink, but
the worst of these is drink."
The merchants of His Britannic Majesty's
kingdom will seal their wine cellars, and
there will, if the little Welshman hath his
way, be a remarkable dryness over all the
How dull London would seem with the
lights out and the barmaids all at work in
the arsenals, and how colorless Paris will
appear with nothing to drink but the Seine.
If Europe is dry it will be sober, and sober
folks won't carry on such a useless quarrel
for any great length of time.
Peace must be nearer than ever.
The German emperor foreswore drinking
before the outbreak of hostilities.
His neighbors and his nation will perhaps
This war has tested the courage and capa
city of everyone.
Liquor has been found"to interfere with
Liquor does not interfere with effi
enicy in war, however, more than with effici
ency in peace.
Possibly the discovery that they can con
duct better wars when sober may lead the
kings and governors of Eurpoe to conclude
that they can keep a better peace in the same
/Stress has driven Europe to sobriety, and
so stress will do with every man or communi
No man under strain wants to have his
senses and capabilities impared.
The railroads of America discovered what
the abuse of liquor cost them long ago.
Drunkenness is coming to be looked upon
in the right light.
It is no longer regarded as funny.
Every constructive agency in the world
is against it.
Nothing in the history of the world has
emphasized man's awakening to the disas
trous effects of over indulgence in strong
drink like this present war, and this present
war has done so merely because it called
forth his utmost strength which he found
himself unable to exert except when sober.
Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas.
BY CARRINGTON JACKSON
In the Zenith Magazine.
Glue is usually just a thick, vile-smelling
liquid. But it has one admirable quality.
There's a lesson in glue for you. When
you have a task to perform, stick with it
till it is done.
Don't be a quitter. A child doesn't learn
to walk in one day. You can't save a for
tune in one month neither can you achieve
everlasting fame and success in that length
of time. But you can get a good start to
the task in hand.
To stick, you must have a will. The will
works at both ends. &M the further end
it does what it was directed to do. For ex
ample, it moves the mind to think, or the
muscles to put them at some duty. At the
near end it builds the character of the own
He who shirks a duty, misses in his mind
and muscles that pulse of energy to which
they are entitled and his character, instead
of having had another stone built into it,
has had one taken out from its foundation.
Will is the building of force it is life
engaged in building. The moment we fail
to use it where it ought to be used, we begin
to weaken and decay in every part of our
nature. He who constantly performs each
duty as it appears, with the conscious sense
of willing to do it, is beginning to live.
Don't think your difficulties and hard
ships prove that it is useless for you to try.
They prove the opposite, if anything. Then'
is hardly a name written high in earthly
records that is not associated with strug
gle, suffering and hardship. As a rule, the
easy, happy, sunshiny lives have failed to
When you are tempted to feel that there
is no use trying, that is the time to, call
out the reserves. Give your courage a shak
ing up. Summon your grit to the front.
Get your cheerfulness in working order.
There is no time when it is so absolutely
necessary to try, and try hard, as the time
when you begin to question whether there
is any use in trying.
Yes, there IS use in trying. Keep at it.
The instant that you make up your mind
that everything is coming your way and that
you need not hustle any longer, that minute
things will stop coming your way.Adopted
CROSS LAKE SCHOOL ITEMS.
Numerous Indians from Cross Lake have
gone to the Dakotas to harvest and thresh.
Mr. Budrow, Mr. Lariver and the boys
have moved the old building formerly used
as a Police Cottage to anew location, have
repaired and repainted it, and Mr. Budrow
has now moved into it.
Barney Perkins has a fine crop this year
and is still doing considerably more clear
There is a greater call for lumber among
the Cross Lake Indians than ever before.
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3 CHIPPEWA TRADING COMPANY
LICENSED INDIAN TRADERS
Dry Goods, Shelf and Heavy Hardware,
Fancy and Staple Groceries,
Leather and Rubber Footwear,
Clothing, Hats and Caps
ALL KINDS OF BEAD WORK, MOC-
CASINS, ETC., SOLD HERE
We purchase direct from Indiana en the Reservation
MAIL ORDERS FILLED
WE SOUCIT YOUR PATRONAGE
CHIPPEWA TRADING COMPANY
RED LAKE, REOBY, PONEMAH, WASKISH
A good exhibit was sent from the school
and by the Cross Lake Indians to the State
Mr. Joseph Monks, Clerk of the Toinah
School, was here a week soliciting pupils.
George Cain has gone out threshing.
Dr. L. L. Culp and party motored to Cross
Lake one day last month.
School opened Sept. Gth with a good en
rollment of pupils. WTe
have not enrolled
any Mequom Bay children so far because of
an epidemic of measles there.
Wm. Dudley and Shahbokezhig have mov
ed the old red barns from the school to lo
cations where they are going to remodel
them for houses. Shahbokezhig's hoijse
burned down a day or so ago so it is fortu
nate he has prospects for another.
James Downwind returned from Bemidji
a few days ago where he received a divorce
from his wife, O-maum-e-quaince.
Ed Prentice and party were at Ponemah
the 11th, visiting the Cross Lake Indians.
Miss Julia L. Dempster arrived from
Zanesville, Ohio, a few days ago to accept
her appointment as matron, Miss Caughlin
Dr. and Mrs. Linton and Mrs. Breckner
left for Bemidji by way of Red Lake today
on business and incidentally to take in the ^f
Jos. C. Roy crossed the lake with his
launch today in a high wind.
The Indians have all returned from the
Barney Perkins is on a trip to Bena,
department of the Interior, Office of Indi
an Affairs, Washington. August 26, 1915.
Mr. W. F. Dickens,
Supt. Red Lake School.
My dear Mr. Dickens:
The "collective exhibit" of the Indian
Office at the San Francisco Exposition was
awarded a medal of honor.
As a "participant" in the exhibit, your
school shares in this award and accordingly
will receive a fac simile of the certificate.
With congratulations that your exhibit
was considered so praiseworthy,
Very truly yours,