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The Oglala light. [volume] ([Pine Ridge, S.D.]) 190?-19??, March 01, 1916, Image 31

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William T. More, a garduate of the
Phoenix Indian School, class of 1915,
has been appointed to an assistant's
position at Fort Yuma, Arizona.
Elmer Prophet has recently become
the financial clerk at Hayward, Wis
Supervisor Newberne was a recent
visitor at Haskell.
Haskell was the recipient of a call
from Dr. Carlos Montezuma during the
past month.
Supervisor Peairs is at Haskell
making arrangements for the summer
Miss Alice Guest who has been one
of the matrons at Sherman Institute
has resigned and is taking a course in
the state normal and domestic art and
science school at Santa Barbara, Calif.
Miss Benily has been transferred
from Toreva, Arizona to Oraiba, Ariz
ona as field matron.
Miss Florence Stiensmeyer assum
ed the duties of teacher at Flandreau,
February 24th.
Supervisor Coon spent ten days at
Flandreau, leaving on the 19th of the
month for Genoa.
Mrs. Thresesa Bonga has resigned
her position as assistant in the Girls'
building at Flandreau.
On March 4, Miss Ethel Knox be
came small boys' matron at Chemawa,
having been transferred to that posit
ion from the Umatilla school
Special Agent H. T. Brown recent
inspected the school and agency at
Lower Brule.
Superintendent J. F. House of the
Rapid City school, who is the Super
vising Superintendent for the state of
South Dakota west of the Missiouri
river has been at Lower Brule in con
nection with the work of getting the
course of study installed.
Mrs. Gertrude Jandreau is the new
seamstress at Lower Brule.
Indian Missionary Will
Go to Bombay, India.
Ravina, S. D., March 10.—Rev. Fa
ther Henry Westropp, Indian mis
sionary of the Indian reservations of
South Dakota and Nebraska, was un
expectedly called by a telegram by
the provincial of the Jesuit order, of
St Louis, Mo., to sail from San Fran
cisco on March 14, for Bombay, India,
to do missionary work among the
Hindus. He left Ravinia Thursday
morning for San Francisco.
Save Indian Babies,
Plea of Government
Washington, D. C., Jan. 13.—In an
appeal "Save the Indian Babies,"
sent out today to every employe of
the United States Indian service, Cato
Sells, commissioner for Indian affairs,
cited statistics to show that approxi
mately three-fifths of the Indian in
fants died before the age of 5 years.
The commissioner urged the elimina
tion of what he termed "the intoler
able" condition that infest some In
dian homes, and extension of the
educational propaganda against di
Fort Yates Land Sale.
Morristown, S. D. Feb. 10.—Ano
ther sale of Indian lands will be held
at the agency at Fort Yates on Satur
day, Februray 19, the next subse
quent sale being on March 25.
Payments are required as follows:
Cash on all bids of $1,000 or less bids

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