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CLASS ROOMS Second Grade. LIZZIE SPOTTED CROW, Reporter. Titus Yellow Shirt from our grade is a new bugler. We must all try to do our best from now on, as school will be out soon. Mrs. Henderson, our teacher, went home to Oneida, Wis. and Miss Ross is our teacher now. We are all sorry to hear that Mary Looks Twice, broke her arm. We miss her in the sewing room. Elizabeth Gillespie, Alice Fast Horse and Eunice Plenty Holes are absent on account of sickness. We all enjoyed the story that Miss Perry read about Brooker T. Wash ington, also the song that Mr. Mum blehead sang, in chapel last Sunday night. All the large boys and girls from the Episcopal church went to hear Bi shop Remington talk, down at the church. He told us many things and asked us to smile. Third Grade-B. LEONARD BISSONETTE, Reporter. Katie Pretty Bull has the chicken pox. Stephen Noisy Walk was absent on account of having sore eyes. During the absence of the night watch, Noah Fire Thunder acted as night-watch. All the honor roll pupils for the month of January had social Friday e u a y 2 0 e e s e n o sandwiches, cookies and apples were served and all had a good time. Third Grade-A. ROSA YELLOW BOY, Reporter. I-ast Friday, February 13th, we made Valentines. Thursday afternoon, February 19th, we went for a walk. Cain Afraid of Hawk was absent on account of sickness. While playing on the slide Mary March 1,1920 THE OGLALA LIGHT Page 3 Looks Twice fell and broke her arm we are all very sorry but hope she will soon be all right Mr. Mumblehead sang a solo Sun day evening February 15th at chapel. We like to hear him sing and hope he will sing again soon. Fourth Grade-B. PANSY ALLMAN, Reporter. Lots of the boys and girls have the chicken pox. The big boys have been practicing for a baseball team. Last Monday night we all went to the church to hear the bishop talk. Yesterday was a good day, so all the boys and girls went to take a walk. The boys are doing the janitor work in the school building now instead of the girls. We like to read about Washington and Lincoln, and about Henry W. Longfellow and his poems. Caroline Broken Rope and Goldie Conquering Bear have the "flu" and are in the hospital. Mary Looks Twice broke her right arm and is there too. Sixth Grade. RICHARD BISSONETTE, Reporter. Monday February 23, was a holiday at the school, only necessary work be ing done. This grade will hold a meeting soon for the election of class officers and choosing class colors, etc. Lizzie Two Bulls and Eddie Little Horse from this grade spoke at our Washington and Lincoln entertain ment. People from outside the school are not allowed to attend any of the pu blic exercises at the school for about ten days, in order to keep any sick ness from getting a hold on the school. About 60 boys and 40 girls took part in the exercises at the Episcopal church one evening last week in the interest of the Nation Wide Campaign. Miss Hickman and Miss Pearl Ross had special charge of the exercises. Abraham Lincoln. JULIA CRAZY GHOST—Fourth Grid* Abraham Lincoln was born in Ken tucky in the year of 1809. The family was poor and their home was made of logs. It had three sides and there was no chimney so they had a fire place out side. There was no floor. Every thing was made at home. When Abraham Lincoln was seven years old the family moved to the state of Indiana to make their home. When he was nine years old his mother died. They made a coffin and they burried her by the river under a tree. His father married again and she had three children. But she made the children all comfortable. She was a nice lady. They had schools in those days but not many. He never forgot his mother because she helped him to learn. He learned to write. When he did not go to school he borrowed some books and read them. Sometimes he walk ed eight or ten miles to borrow a book. He had few books that he read over and over again. He liked to study grainmer. Once he split some rails. He split four hundred rails for a yard of cloth. He was very tall. In those days they made their clothing at home. When Lincoln was a man they moved to Illinois. He was a surveyer and sometimes he had to walk a hundred miles. He was also a lawyer. Once he went down to Mississippi river to ship some goods and it made him think of a sailor but he rather be a lawyer so he began to study law. Then he was a president. While he was president there was a great war about the slaves. He wanted to set the slaves free. But some of the people didn't like Lincoln because they knew he was going to set the slaves free. He was one who made the slaves free. When there was a crowd he was shot by a man who didn't like him. He died on April 1865. "From th« time you are born Till you ride in the hearse, There is nothing so bad, But it might have been worse.''