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The Oglala light. [volume] ([Pine Ridge, S.D.]) 190?-19??, May 01, 1919, Image 20

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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
Messers Grubbs and Stelzner spent
the Memorial Day holidays in Lttsk,
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
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
The Pine Ridge Ball team went
down to defeat in the first game of
the season on the Hay Springs
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
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
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
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.

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