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The Oglala light. [volume] ([Pine Ridge, S.D.]) 190?-19??, April 01, 1918, Image 32

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high standard, thus affording Indian
young men and women training that
equips them for efficient service.
May he serve many more seasons
with as much distinction to himself
and coworkers in lifting the Red Man
to the plane of citizenship.
Cfiemawa, Oregon.
From Chemawa American:
Mrs. Fulkerson entered upon duty
last Monday as assistant seamstress
in charge of the prevocational classes.
The Indian Appropriation Bill for
1919 as reported to the Senate con
tains an item of $250,000 as a defi
ciency fund to enable the Commis
sioner to maintain the various schools
through to the end of the present
school year. The same item is in the
Deficiency Bill reported in the House
It is also noticed that the Indian bill
carries an increased appropriation
for support of the various schools
over the present year.
Writes of The Sioux Indian of Old.
Pierre. S. D., April 15. —The current
number of the anthropological papers
of the American museum of natural
history is exclusively devoted to a
monograph on "The Sun Dance and
other ceremonies of the Oglala divi
sion of the Teton Sioux," by Dr. James
R. Walker, of Pine Ridge. Dr. Walk
er was for 30 years physician to the
Pine Ridge Sioux and has collected
in a scholarly way a vast fund
of Sioux lore. The volume has been
"The Potato is a Native American. Enlist it to Fight Agsinst the Kaiser."
28.
received in the state library.—Sioax
City Tribune.
To All Enrolled Men
John Paul Jones once said "Don't
give up the ship." Your government
today says "Don't give up the job
until your ship call comes."
To the hundreds of patriotic men
in South Dakota who have enrolled
with the United States Public Ser
vice Reserve the big question is
"When will I be needed" This the
Reserve is not at present prepared to
answer. It has a big task which takes
time. It is coodinating the informa
tion about each one. In due course
of time an examiner will personally
visit each and make a report on their
qualifications. In the meantime, each
is advised to hang onto the work he
has and thus do his bit, giving the
most effective service in his present
station until he may be needed and
is called.
Every man who has enrolled," said
Chas. McCaffree, South Dakota di
rector for the U. S. Public Service
Reserve, "is a part of the macinery of
the government and will be used in
some way or another as the need
arises. Each is expected to continue
to do his present work and to respond
promptly and willingly to the many
calls for his help in either time or
money as he is best able to do. The
man who knows how to wait is the
man who wins and patience is the
secret of waiting. Be a good waiter
until your turn comes."

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