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The Oglala light. [volume] ([Pine Ridge, S.D.]) 190?-19??, June 01, 1915, Image 25

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and such others simple utensils as are necessary to keep a laundry
clean and sanitary and to do all kinds of simple laundry work.
During the past year four details of girls have been instructed in
laundry work: making about seventy girls in all. The girls are taught
how much water should be in washer, how clothes should be placed
in washer, how much soap is necessary taking into account the kind of
clothes being washed, how to place clothing in extractor, how to
starch clothing, how to hang them on line or in dryer, how to mangle
all flat work, how to sprinkle clothing as the ironing of clothing, also
all minor details connected with the general washing and prepar
ing of clothing for use. The girls who have been instructed in the
Laundry the past year have shown a very good respones to their
instructer, thus equipping them to keep clothing sanitary when they
return to their homes. The following girls are entitled to a place
on the roll of honor for their work the past year:
Angelme Kills above. Lena Iron Tail, Fanny Helps, Susie "White
Coyote. Alice Running Walker, Nancy Yellow Wolf, Mary High
Eagle. Dalia Yellow Wolf. Lucy "White Bear, Mattie Bad "Wound,
and Lizzie Red Owl.
SEWING.
It is our aim in the sewing room, to teach girls, each subject in its
turn, so thoroughly, that when she leaves here she can do these
things not only for herself in her own home, but for others, if
necessary. Of course this naturally must take time. For surely the
girls are negligent about doing things as well as they can. It is not
that they cannot do good darning, good mending and good sewing,
but it is because they will not do it unless made to. How ever, this
is not to be applied in all cases as we have girls who darn, mend
and sew beautifully and are quite capable of doing these things
alone. So we have the satisfaction of knowing, that the training
the girls get in the sewing room is of wonderful help to them,
because they do not forget it, and can do it if they will.
ENGINEERING.
The student on entering the engineering department is first put
at such important work as wheeling coal, cleaning out ashes wip-
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