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A fine and refreshing rain fell on
the fifth of the month. Dr. Lindley returned from Hot Springs and Deadwood on the 25th. Special Agent Ellis left the agency on the fourth for a visit to Indians in Wyoming. Messers Grubbs and Stelzner spent the Memorial Day holidays in Lttsk, "Wyoming. Lynn Rosecrans returned from the University at Lincoln, Neb., during the latter part of the month. Misses Pearl Ross and Mary Shan greau of the Kyle Day School spent the week end in Pine Ridge May 23rd. Mrs. Stenson who has been employ ed as a clerk in the lease division of the agency office left the service on the 24th. Mr. Sackett, the new district farmer at Kyle arrived at the agency on the 24th and is now installed in his new position. The Pine Ridge Ball team went down to defeat in the first game of the season on the Hay Springs grounds. Indian Day was generally observed in all the districts of the reservation on the 10th and good times were re ported from all places. L. L. Smith of Pottawattamie, Kan., who was formerly district farmer in the Kyle District visited friends in Pine Ridge on the 25th. (general lUgencp 3tems 20. Word has recently been received of the transfer of Mr. Kightlinger from a clerkship at Sherman Institute to a similar position at Pine Ridge. Mrs. Smalley took over the manage ment of the agency mess on the first of the month. Mr. Smalley is the brand inspector for the cattlemen's association. An Episcopal convocation was held in Pine Ridge on the 4th, at which time all the church workers of this denomination on the reservation were in attendance. The Pine Ridge Hotel has past into the hands of a new proprietor, M. M. Dewing. If you are looking for a good square meal report to the hotel at meal time. Mr. Tidwell, Mr. Rosecrans and quite a delegation of witnesses left to attend court at Deadwood on the 20th. Later on Fathers Henry and Gall were called together with other wit nesses. Superintendent Tidwell went to Hot Springs on the 12th taking Dr. Lindley with him. Mr Tidwell re turned the following day but the doctor stayed in that city for rest and recuperation after a season of the most strenuous kind of work. An organization of a ball team was perfected in the agency on the 17th. Mr. Spalsbury was elected manager Mr. Evans, secretary Mr. Dawson, treasurer and John Janis, Captain. Practice has been begun and the first game of the season was played at Hay Springs on the 25th.