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make use of, more land just now means less work and a little more money to squander for whiskey.

I have opposed the allotment because I wanted them to work. More land to rent will not better the condition of the people, work hard work is what will lift them up so they can stand alone. In my efforts against allotment I have never forgotten you were back of me and I felt my strength was in you. Knowing if the land was allotted the next move would be to give the Indian power to dispose of his land I have stood firm. When he can do this and he does it intelligently and
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