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i i !iiiitwliiiniihiii*niiiiiiiiiiiiMii!iiliiiiiiiiiM'ii!ii ded the Government school. He ex pects next year to enter day school and also take up the study of music. Blackhoep is now quite a good mus ician. playing five different instru ments. He hopes to become a music lyncher. The father of Blackhoop, who is now a Congregational missionary, was one o£ the first of his tribe to become a Christian. When a boy he learned, as did other Irdian boys of that day, to hunt to go to war. and to take part in the ceremonial dances. When he was about eighteen years old he be came converted and gave up all trib al ceremonials. As he was the only Christian of his tripe who could read and write, he was made the leader of the work, to which he has ever since devoted his life. Dr. McChesney Dead. It grieves us all to leam that Dr. McChesney died in Portland. Oregon, on the 15th day of November. 1916. The invisible Bugler sounded "Taps" and the light in the tent of Charles E. McChesney has been forever ex tinguished roll has been answered by him for the last time: the call of duty is at last quieted and the soul of our good, kind, genial and noble friend has passed to the reward of those whose lives have been the mile stones of Christendom. Those of us who were associated with him can never forget his noble and sympathetic view of life and its obligations, nor can we forget his ever kindly thought and deeds and his whole-souled geniality. 22 Honor, patience, gentleness, kindli ness, unobtrusive sympathy, devotion to duty and unswerving honesty were the basic characteristics of his life without show and without ostentation he went the even tenor of his way, sharing happiness with all and sunshine with the depressed. May God grant him rest and cause light eternal to shine upon him.!—Thm Tulalip Bulletin. Earnings of Pupils. Go to a school boy in Sioux City and tell him that he is earning $9 a day while attending school, regard less of incidental earning. Will he believe it? On the contrary, he will view the assertion as a joke. He will say "show me the nine." Statistics on the earning power of educated and uneducated laborers however, sustain the claim of an Illi nois school authority that pupils get actual returns, in later life, of S 9 a day for the time spent in school. The figures are based upon average earn ing of educated and uneducated labor ers, the average poriod of school attendance.^ Uneducated laborers earn an aver age of $500 a vear for 40 years, a total of S20.000. High school graduates earn an average of Si.000 a year for 40 year, a total of £40. 000. The average high school education invloves 12 years of 180 days in each school year, a total of 2.190 days. Applying the excess earning of the high school graduate ($20,000) to 2,190 days spent in school, and and the compensation is $9.02 for each day.