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Mrs. Chapmanis temporarily act
ing as boys' matron. The engineers are busy trenching for and laying new sewer lines. A pair of new tennis courts are being built by the tennis enthusiasts. Sore arms are the rule among em ployees and pupils. Vaccination is pleasant when it does not work. Mrs. Annie Skenandore resigned as assistant Seamstress March 7, and Nora Allman went on duty in that position the following day. Mrs. Marion A. Ashman is filling the position of Teacher of House keeping. recently made vacant by the resignation of Mrs. Harvey. Principal Spalsbury, accompanied by his son Clark, made a hurried trip to Rushville the 20th of the month to have some dental work done. The carpenter shop has been turn ing out some very creditable furni ture lately. A table for the princi pal's residence attracted a great deal of favorable comment. The manual training department is in receipt of a fine new turning lathe. We shall expect to have every one equipped with artistic furniture as soon as the boys get accustomed to handling this machine. Mrs. Skenandore, after a few days visit with her parents, returned home recently. She was much surprised to find her house in fine condition. Mr. Skenandore is an up-to-date housekeeper. A new registered Holstein bull Was added to our dairy herd during the past month. This has been the big lack in the dairy here for some time, and with this start it should be an easy matter to build up a fine herd of milch cows. Dr. H. E. Morrow spoke to the pupils Thursday evening, March 16, General Jsdjool iJctos 25. as substitute fos Mrs. Frass. He chose for his subject the story of the buffalo hunt. A very interesting talk was shown by the close attention of the audience. On Friday evening. March 17, the last joint meeting of the literary so cieties for the year was held in the a ditoriuro, an interesting program was rendered by the children, showing a vast improvement over their first attempts this year. Those who were musically inclin ed participated in a social Saturday evening, March 18 in the Additional Room which was given the choir and choruses under the direction of Miss Lowen. Music, games and re freshments furnished the evening's entertainment. The school has just bought a large supply of garden and small grain seeds. The Gurney Co. of Yankton was the lucky bidder. The pros pects are that we will have a very successful year on the farm. Plow ing is under way already and plans are completed for the season's work. Some of the large girls gave a social in their reception room March 2, quite an attendance of boys and girls were present and enjoyed a very pleasant evening with games, music, marches, e e e s e n s o n s i s i n o sandwitches, coffee, cake and fruit added to the enjoyment of the oc casion. Mrs. Kate S. Harvey who has been filling the position of Teacher of Housekeeping at this school since a e a e n o e n e e o Southern California on the 6th. Mrs. a v e y w a s o i e o e a v e e service on account of poor health. Her many friends hope that she will succeed in regaining her health in the near future.