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The Oglala light. [volume] ([Pine Ridge, S.D.]) 190?-19??, April 01, 1909, Image 13

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Always remember there should
be no such word as "fail". No
matter what you attempt to do,
you can. One of the most com-
mon types of failure in life is the
man or boy who is afraid of do-
ing more then he
is
There was a young man who
had been five years trying to
establish himself in a certain line
of business. And although he
of his, who was connected with
a successful business, sent for
him and said, I am going away
on a vacation for three months.
Now I want you to establish a heart
department in your line in this jjjs
THE OGLALA LIGHT. 14.
horses, more care in shoeing it going in good shape by the
horses, especially in slippery time I get back". The young
weather. But more important man readily agreed to this, for
is the gradual growth of public he needed the money badly.
sentiment, which has made Let us see how he grasped his
intolerable sights that a genera- opportunity. "When his friend
tion ago would have attracted returned at the end of three
little attention, and for which months, he found that the new
there was no legal remedy. The department had not been opened.
idea has leavened a great lump He asked the man why this was.
already. It will leaven the "I wasn't paid enough for that
whole in time. order of work", he answered,
Youth's Companion, with some spirit. "That kind of
work takes brains, and should
cotnmand a big when
he prefer to waste the
though he gets
had worked hard he had not Jf is at least better to give evidence
been successful, but his oppor-
tunity came one day. A friend j£
yon are
were
or
i
what was to just let
whole thing slide...
stick to it, and do it, and above jjjs friend returned the compli
all things do it just as well as
ment and let him
n(JW
"sUde". He it
j^^ng for another job.
when a time is aU
paid for. hesitate to spend it demonstrating
he has
in the world why should he
watchful employers how
ever
well he ca„
„se it? Why should
even
nothing for it?
o{ a hustler than a„ idler
paid $2 a day do your
Very best work just as
jf
you
paid $5 a day and sooner
]ater $5 position will find
you The
man or woman, who
and soul
or
her
store. "We need such a depart
ment here is your chance. Get Continued on page 16.
interested in
WOrk
does not need to

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