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The Oglala light. [volume] ([Pine Ridge, S.D.]) 190?-19??, June 01, 1915, Image 36

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Rain, rain, rain and the next day it
Reports from the Reservation show
a great number of bridges washed out
in all the districts.
The musicale and entertainment
given in e Presbyterian Mission
building the evening of June 4th was
an unbounded success and the local
talent are lo be congratulated.
Rev. Joyner's two boys, Nevill and
Quintard, and his daughter, Elizabeth,
a v e e u n e o s o o o e
summer vacation.
Miss Pearl Ross has returned from
All Saints school at Sioux Falls, S. D.
for the summer vacation.
The new cement walks in the course
of construction will add much to the
appearance of the Agency and are a
needed improvement.
Mr. Will Kiger recentlv purchased
a "King" automobile and is now elig
ible for admission into the society of
the "Auto Buns''
Supt. Brennan had to attend court
in Chadron the morning of the 19th.
Stock Detective Rosecrans visited
Interior and the northeast part of the
reservation for a few days during the
On Tuesday, June 8th, Miss. Helene
A. Corder, daughter of Mr. J. D. Cord
er, was married to Mr. Harry J. Evans
of Fruitdale, S. D., at Chadron Neb
raska. The ceremony was perform
ed at the home of Mrs. Sage, a friend
#cnetal Agency 3(tems
of the bride, by the Rev. A. F. John
son. After the ceremony the couple
left for California, where they will
visit the Panama and San Diego
expositions. Among those who auto
ed to Chadron with the bride were
Mrs. J. Corder, Mr. Laco Corder,
Mrs. A. F. Johnson, Mrs. Josephine
T. Brown, Misses Ella and May
Conn. Mr. and Mrs. Evans will make
their home at Fruildale, S. D.
Special Agent Frank S. Cook arriv
ed at the Agency on official business
the 16th of the month a n he was
followed by Special Agent H. F.
Tray lor who arrived on the 18th.
Mrs. Baxter Passes Away.
One of the sad announcements we
have to make in this issue is the death
of Mrs. Melvin Baxter, who died at
the home of her daughter in "Wiscon
sin. Mrs. Baxter had been in poor
health for some time and left the 19th
of April for Battle Creek. Mich.,
where it was thought she would im
prove under the sanitarium treat
ment. After a stay of a few weeks
there she left for her daughter's home
where she died the 3rd of the
month. Mr. and Mrs. Baxter have
been at Pine Ridge over 19 years and
in length of service Mr. Baxter ex
ceeds that of any other employee at
this Agency and the death of Mrs.
Baxter will make a void that will
be long remembered by her numer
ous friends. Our sincere and heart
felt sympathy goes out to her hus
band in this, the hour of his greatest

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