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W. Arthur Spencer was promoted
this month from the position of pro perty clerk at this agency to the po sition of clerk at the Ponca Agency, at White Eagle, Oklahoma, with an increase in salary. Mrs. Josephine T. Brown has been assigned to the work on the property records here. Miss Edna Conn, teacher in the Gordon, Neb., schools, spent Thanks giving at Pine Ridge, as did also Miss Irene Conn and Misses Helen and Jean Blish, who are attending school at Chadron, Neb. The volume of land business at this agency, both leases and sales, is increasing rapidly. At the semi annual sale held this fall, 48 pieces about 15,000 acres in all- were sold, the total price being $61,747.25. Improvments in the line of pumb ing, new ranges, etc., have been in stalled at several cottages during the summer and fall, and the work is still in progress. Taken all round, the employees' quarters at Pine Ridge CARD OF THANKS. To our friends who so kindly assisted us in the sickness and death of our beloved husband and father our son, our brother, we wish to express our thanks. Also for the many beautiful floral offerings and the words of sympathy. Agency are now probably as up-to date as any to be found in the service. Burt E. Dunbar and wife returned on the 26th from their vacation trip in the eastern part of the state, and in Bennett County. They mad* the trip in their car. J. Preston Myers and wife have taken temporarily the positions of Teacher and Housekeeper, respect ively, at No. 11 Day School, succeed ing Mr. and Mrs. Sheffield transferred to Turn, New Mexico. Mr. Myers re cently took civil service teacher's exa mination and will soon receive a permanent appointment Let me do your Plain Sewing or Dress making. I am occupy ing the Miller's new building in Dewing, Nebraska.—MRS. W. E. JONES. Mrs. Frank Morrison and Children, Mrs. J. G. Morrison, Mrs. Carrie McDougal, Mr. John Morrison. 17.