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with common honesty and correct judgment so that he will not be.
come suspicious with us. This is often hard, for the government, of necessity, moves slowly, and often the employees in the field do not appear to have the backing of the government, with the result that the Indian's opinion of the employee with whom he is dealing is warped, unjustly. It requires a great amount of tact to deal with the Indian and maintain his confidence, without which our efforts will be of little avail. In view of these facts, employees of the Indian Service should enter their work with a feeling of consecration, sympathy and devotion, understanding that they are engaged in a great work, the successful solution of which depends on each and every worker doing his best that any failure on the part of a single individual, no matter how humble his position may be, there-by postpones the final solution of the problem just that much. A long pull, a strong pull, and a pull altogether will effect the end toward which we are working. THE YOUNG MAN WHO IS MASTER OF THESE TWO ESSENTIALS OF TRAINING— THE COMMON SCHOOL AND THE SKILLED TRADE—AND IS CLEAN AND RESPECT ABLE IN HIS MORAL AND RELIGIOUS LIFE IS FITTED FOR A PLACE AMONG THE WORLD'S GENUINE NOBILITY. WILLIAM A. MCKEEVER 13