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The Oglala light. [volume] ([Pine Ridge, S.D.]) 190?-19??, April 01, 1918, Image 25

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The funeral of Sam White Bear,
the first Pine Ridge Soldier to die
in the service was held at Oglal* on
April 4th.
Mr. Riley, our new clerk, who re
cently arrived here with his family
from Yankton Agency, has moved
into the Demaree house and is now
at home.
Word was received on April 10th
of the death of Mrs. Charles Ghost
Bear at Antiock Neb. The remains
were brought to Pine Ridge where
interment wis made April 22.
Mrs. Iron Horse the mother of the
deceased contracted a cold during
the trip from Rushville with the
remains of her daughter and passed
away on the morning of the 23rd.
Dr. Newberne made us an official
visit during the latter part of April
and the first of May. The doctor and
the writer used to board at the same
table in Manila in the early part of
this century and as this was our first
meeting since we enjoyed talking
over old times.
The local chapter of the Red Cross
has acomplished a large amount of
good work as is shown by the follow
ing list of goods forwarded.
January. 5, 1918:
8 Bathrobes
20 Outing Pajama Suits
3 Cambric Pajama Suits
8 Outing Hospital Bed Shirts
20 Muslin Bed Shirts
8 Pr. Slippers
31 Hot Water Bottle Covers
9 Pr. Bed Socks
91 Bath Towels
36 Pr. Socks
36 Pillow Ca&es
36 Face Towels
50 Sheets
32 Wash Cloths
January 15, 1918:
13 Sweaters
7 Scarfs
6 Pr. Wristlets
12 Pr. Socks
11 Pr. Outing Bed Socks
2 Hot Water Bottle Covers
3 Comfort Bags
4 Dish Towels
February 14,1918:
1 Helmet
7 Sweaters
11 Pr. Socks
5 Pr. Wristlets
2 Scarfs
April 1, 1918:
9 Sweaters
1 Helmet
1 Muffles
4 Pr. Wristlets
7 Pr. Socks
Messers Tidwell and Stewart made
a trip to Allen during the latter part
of April to attend a Red Cross sale.
They report a very successful event
On April 5th Mr. and Mrs. Geo. A.
Trotter were called home by the
serious illness of Mr. Trotter's father.
Mrs. Trotter returned on the 19th
and Mr. Trotter arrived here on the
22nd. The elder Mr. Trotter is still
in a serious condition but was thought
sufficiently out of danger to permit
of their return. Residents of Pine
Ridge will remember the genial old
gentleman who visited here during
the summer of 1916.

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