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It's a mighty good thing, while you're running life's race, Just to pause, as you go, and come face to face With your conscience, and ask it a question or two. For it's right you should know what your life means to you. Have you done things worth while, have you drifted along, Have you filled it with sighs, have you filled it with song, Have you helped when you should, have you tried to do right, Have you struggled for good, or just fought for might? Have you given your hand to some fellow in need, Have you sneered at the man who was not of your creed, Have you been open-hearted and ready to do, _Hav» you tried to bejn&t. have you tried tohf true? Oh, it's easy to preach and it's easy to tell Of the other chap's faults—but our own faults, ah, well! We are cowards at times, and truth, you will find, Is a thing we dislike, for it's rather unkiud. But the Past, let it rest. G:ve a thought to Today And Tomorrow, as well, for the Times growing gray Do the things that you should, do the best that you can, Crown your life with your deeds—be a red blood ed man! W. DAYTON WEGEFARTH. A Missionary to the Dakota Indians Rev. E. J. Lindsey died at his home in Santee, Nebraska, February 1920. He graduated from Dickinson Col lege, Pennsylvania, studied two years at Western Theological Seminary and graduated from Union Seminary in New York. Thirty years ago he went into the service of the Home Mission Board as a missionary to the Dakota Indians. For twenty years he lived at Poplar, Montana. After two years on a ranch in Montana he returned eight years ago to Indian missionary work taking up his residence at Allen, South Dakota, in the Pine Ridge About a year and a half ago he felt TIi 0 ala Light For The Education And Civilization of The Sioux Indian VOL. 20 PINE RIDGE, SOUTH DAKOTA, APRIL I, 1920 NO. 9 that he was no longer able to endure the hardships of long winter journeys over the prairies and became teacher of Bible in the Normal Training School for Indians at Santee, Nebra ska. Through all of the life of Huron College Mr. Lindsey has been closely attached to the college inasmuch as Dakota Indian Presbytery is a pres bytery without geographical bounds attached to the synod of South Dak ota. With other members of Synod he has given the college his thought and prayers. His daughter Alta May graduated from the college in June, 1917, and is now teaching in Lambert, Montana. Mervin has grown up in the college. He entered the first year of the Academy when he was thirteen years old and is now a member of the Sophomore class, a leading college man, a basketball player and manager of the team, John attended college for several years and in April, 1917, went with twenty-six other college men in troop which was organized in Huron. Winona has also been a student in the college. We are hoping that Richard who is six years old may follow in the footsteps of his older brothers and sisters. Some years ago when four of the Lindsey family were in college the President was led to inquire how a missionary to the In dians on a salary of $1000 a year could stand the expense of educating so many children not seriatim but simultaneously. Providence is the only answer. It may be remarked that Mr. Lindsey not only sent his children to the college but regularly contributed to the financial support of the institute. The passing of Mr. Lindsey still further reduces the force of white workers among the Indians. Dr. John P. Williamson's loss will of be felt for years to come. With these two workers gone we imagine that those who remain—and as we re* call, Rev. A. Johnson is the only re maining white worker on the Pine Ridge—will be anxiously looking for recruits to fill in the gaps left by those who have fallen in service on the front line. Huron College extends to Mrs. Lindsey and the children its sym pathy and congratulates them on the heritage of good works left to them by a devoted husband and father. Such n life will be a comfort to the widow and an inspiration to pro mising children.—Huron College Bulletin. Indians Have Claims for Horses They Lost Standing Rock reservation Indians who were members of the Sitting Bull band who fled to Canada follow ingthe Custer battle in 1876 and after three years they surrendered to the United States army in 1880, have brought claim against the govenment to recover the value of a number of horses which were taken in charge by the government is about $40 per head and they never returned to them nor have they been reimbursed for them. About 50 old Indians who were mem bers of the band have perfected their claims and their affidavits are being taken by Antoine DeRockbraine. The value of the horses will run into thousands of dollars.—Black Hills Journal. If you're thrifty at 20, you'll be nifty at 50.