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School closed June 26 acd the fal
term will begin Sept. 6. Commencement week, June 21 to 26, was busy one for everybody, and a part of the activities are represented by programs printed on other pages. Miss Laderoute returned from her home the 1st of the month where she was called by the sickness of her Fa ther, who died after she got there. And who was it that said this was a s e i- a i e i o n e i s w o weeks in June it rained on an average of once in 24 hours, and the rain on the 12th spread White Clay Creek all over the school garden. Farmer Spurrier has raised three flumes of the irrigation ditch and had a couple long lateral ditches dug and is getting ready for the "dry" season Mrs. Frass and Mrs. Ashmann have exchanged positions and Mrs. Frass will be seamtress and Mrs. Ashman Boys' Matron the coming year. Dr. and Mrs. Ross autoed to Gordon on the 9th and if it hadn't have been for too much tain would have come back the same day. Disciplinarian Chapman took the school ball team to Rushville on the 15th to play their High School team. Very appropriate and inspiring exerciserss were held the morning of the 15th to commemorate Flag Day in the school assembly room. A party consisting of Mrs. Frass, Mrs. Hindman, Miss. Shangreau and Miss. Williams autoed to Gordon and took in the Indian Congress on the 10th of the month. 3 #entral ikljool i^etos of interest. The school band escorted the re mains of Judge Fast Horse to the Cemetery at his burial on the 3rd of the month. The work of completing the lava tory and domestic science buildings is being pushed just as rapidly as possible. One of the most enjoyable and successful reception held during the year was that of the Band Reception the evening of the 5th. Richard Bro ken Nose and Angelina Kills Above took the first prize i n the grand march competition. Mr. Jno. R. Brennan, Supt., Pine Ridge School, Pine Ridge, South Dak. My dear Mr. Brennan: I am sending you here with a copy of an announcement of the Congress on Indian Pro gress, which is to be held in San Francisco, California, August 9th to 15th. I hope you can give space for the publication of this circular in your next number of the "Oglala Light". On a recent trip through the field I found that a good many of the Service employees did not seem to have heard of the pro posed conference, therefore I am anxious to give the notice as wide publicity as possible. Very Truly Yours, H. B. Pears, Supervisor of Schools.