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Pupils were kept busy from 7:30 in the morning until 9:00 in the evening during the week of June 4 to 8 with examinations and regular work. The results are quite creditable. On May 31st, Mrs. Molzahn who has been acting as school cook for some time was obliged to resign. Mrs. Lena Charles reported for duty June 4th and was assigned to this position. Sunday Evening, the long promis ed male quartette made its appearance in the school chapel. We were well rewarded for our wait. The quart ette consists of Messers Demaree Mumblehead, Chapman, and Turner. On June 2th the White River base ball team played the O. B. S. team in the school grounds. Only seven innings were played and the score was 12 to 11 in favor of White River. At the rate the boys were going they would have won easily in nine inn ings but supper time caused the game to stop. At 10 o'clock A. M., May 30th occur red the annual Memorial day exer cises. These opened with a band concert on the lawn and continued in the audi tor iun where the time was spent in singing appropriate songs and an address delivered by Dr. Chas. A. Eastman, who is probably the most widely known Indian in the United States at the present time. We were indeed fortunate in having D. Eastman to talk to the boys and girls. The universal verdict was one of the finest talks ever given in Pine Ridge. Rev. N. Joyner offered the invocation On June 4th Mrs. Lena Charles of West Depere, Wisconsin went on duty as temporary cook. June 1st occurred the annual band reception. The boys and their girls had a very pleasant time in the school dining room. On Flag day occurred to annual big baseball game between boys and the employees. It was some game. The score was counted until it reached about 22 to 17 and then everybody became tired and no further count was kept. The boys had the long end of the score. On May 31, 1917, Mrs. Spalsbury who was billed to lecture the pupils elected to give a musical evening instead. In gj ving the program below all the participants were in excellent form and a enjoyable evening was had. More events of this nature would be greatly appreciated. PROGRAM Introductory Orchestra Vocal Solo Mrs. Spalsbury (a) Four Leaf Clover (b) My Rose of Yestere'en Dramatic Reading Mrs. Stelzner Lasca Clarinet Solo Mr. Chapman Blumenlied Vocal Solo Mrs. Spalsbury (a) The Sky Blue Water (b) Barcarolle Reading Mrs. Stelzner Song of the Camp Cornet Solo Mr. Mumblehead Selected March Orchestra Kathleen W. Tully—-'Accompanist.