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Work on the remodeling of the partitions upstairs is well along,
school building is progressing as well Our hope of having this work com as possible under labor conditions. pleted by commencement time was First class mechanics cannot be shattered in the beginning by delay secured and the work is being done in getting materials making it neces by Mr. Parr and such local labor as sary to delay starting the work for is available. The new stairway is a month. However we will have a completed and the new office nearly finely arranged building for the done. Work of tearing out the opening of school in September. You may be wearing a Red Cross button, but if you do not occasionally give a thought as to what that button stands for—the greatest society for the propagation of human mercy ever organized—the wearing of it means nothing to you, and you are only putting a dent in your own self-respect by parading before others a virtue which outwardly you make a great show of upholding but inwardly you inclined o forget. So, try and remember each time you see that flaming badge, either on yourself or on others, what it means for the day may come when you will be more than glad to see one of these angels of the Red Cross, bending over you and ministering to your sufferings and wants in a manner so tender and solicitous that your pains and misery vanish and in their place comes a deep sense of gratitude toward this society of ministering an gels, and a feeling of pleasure pervades your being as you remember that you yourself contributed your share toward the support of this beneficent organization—the Red Cross. THE MIRROR, Stillwater, Minn. 17.