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This section experienced a heavy
snow storm on April 2. Miss Pearl Ross with Mrs. Fred Babby as housekeeper assumed charge of No. 25 Day School on April 1st Mr. Snug a young man from Wis consin has arrived and will help Rev. A. F. Johnson with his religions activities this summer. On April 1st when the residents of Pine Ridge arose they found that all clocks had been advanced an hoar in pursuance of the Daylight saving law. J. D. Corder has torn one of the old buildings that compose his group on the south side of Broadway between Second and Third Streets and is building a fine new building 24 by 48 feet The front part will be used as a storage garage for his automobile and truck while the back end will be used as a lumber room. Dr. Lindley and Mr. Blish made a flying trip to Hot Springs recently. On the way the "Ford" quit for lack of gasolene and a five mile walk was needed to replenish the supply. They say the Day school Inspector is some walker. No. 4 Day School with an enroll ment of twelve nearly scored a per fect record in attendance for the quarter ending March 31. One girl was out two days on account of sick ness. this being the only absence in the whole quarter. If all the schools could do as well all the time better results would be obtained in Indian education. (general Sgntcp Stems The Agency force are busy during their spare moments putting in war gardens. The old H. C. L. will pro bably be hit many knockout blow here this summer. Mr. C. R. Wanner of the Indian Office spent a few days in our city beginning April 25. Mr. Wanner was looking over the Probate division of the work here. Mr. Lehmann a rancher living some eight miles south of the agency and who had the contract to furnish the agency seed potatoes at 50/ per bushel made delivery of the full amount during April. The last word received is that Ne ville Joyner, the son of our popular Episcopal missionary, is on the road to recovery. He is now able to sit up but cannot yet be moved. Rev. Joyner is still with him. E. L. Rosecrans, the stock detec tive of the reservation: made a couple trips out during April and had trouble getting in each time owing to storms and bad roads. 20. 1 The Rev. A. F. Johnson was absent for a time this month attending a Presbyterian meeting at Sisseton, S. D. A series of farmers' institutes open ed on the reservation on April 29 with Messers Dawes and McCall of the state Agricltural college as instruct ors. Born to Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Wright on May 1. 1918 in the Stewart's Hos pital of Omaha a girl baby weighing 7 lbs. Daddy Wright is wearing a broad smile these days.