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The Oglala light. [volume] ([Pine Ridge, S.D.]) 190?-19??, April 15, 1920, Image 4

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General Agency IteaB.
Auditor W. R. Beyer is now at Rose
bud auditing former Superintendent
Covey's accounts and information
received states he "likes" the loca
tion. But we've yet to hear from
Beyer.
Harry Evans, one of the Traders,
is quite busy these beautiful spring
days looking at reservation land, hop
ing he can buy some. He has never
reported his luck but really. Harry
do not take up real estate for awhile.
Walter Scott spent several days at
Pine Ridge with Superintendent and
Mrs, Tidwell. Also made a trip East
on the reservation looking at a pros
pective site for his "location". Until
the Sioux Trail is definitely located
he is undecided where to locate.
The young folks of the Agency and
some of the school went to Dewing
Tuesday evening, April 13 where an
enjoyable evening was spent at Ja
cobs Hall. The attendance was
large, the music wonderful and the re
freshments—well, you ask those that
were there.
The Pine Ridge Stockgrowers
Association met at the Agency the
2nd and 3rd of April going over the
past year's business and also the fu
ture. President E. L. Rosecrans
presided, and a large represen
tation of stockman and lessees of the
reservation were present. Another
meeting is to be held in May at Kyle,
S. D.
Roy O. Bradley, left for Rosebud
overland on Sunday evening April 11,
and returned to Pine Ridge April
13. He made, the trip over alone
and reports the road as not being
well marked. No doubt the Sioux
Trail Association would like to hear
about this. Tell them Bradley. He
returned with Mr. Anderson of Rose
bud who is spending a few days at
the Agency.
Roy O. Bradley, Supt. of Construc
tion, Chief Clerk Stelzner and Clerk
Brooks went to Chadron to return
autos that were stalled there and
being repaired. It w*s noticed that
considerable building is being done
Page 4 THE OGLALA LIGHT April 15,1920
there. Several Indian boys from the
reservation are employed at the
Railroad shops making monthly
wages from $120 to $180. The sup
ply of help is short and many more
can be employed there. Heie is
opportunity fot our young men.
Superintendent John A. Buntin,
of Lamedeer, Montana, and formerly
of Shawnee and Ft. Sill, Oklahoma,
has been promoted to Superintendent
at Rosebud, and entered on duty there
April 1st. Claude C. Covey was re
lieved April 1st and reports come to
us that he has entered the real estate
business.
Mission School Gives Fine Program.
One of the best entertainment given
by the Holy Rosary Misssion School
took place on Easter evening, April
4th. All the numbers on the program
which appears below were splen
didly presented by each participants.
Each pupil proved by their rendition
that preparation is an essential thing
when giving an entertainment. A
large audience witnessed the pro
gram.
Medley .... Orchestra
Sweet Clover Piano Duet
Geraldine Swallow & Marie Tibbet
Calling The Pussies Song
Primary Class
Birds In Spring Piano Duet
Cecilia Hernandez & Alvina Pourier
Curiosity Recitation
Primary Boys
May Bells Piano Duet
Caroline & Emanuelita Tapio
Easter Rabbits Exercise
Intermediate Class Boys
Robin's Return Piano Solo
Ruth Morrison
Fairy Bells Song
Intermediate Class Girls
Pansy Blossoms Piano Solo
Margaret Black Feather
Lead, Kindly Light. ... Chorus
Senior Boys & Girls
Fantasie De Concert Piano Solo
Josie Jones
Storm At Sea Musical Recitation
Senior Class Girls
Accompanist—Mary Pourier
True Heroism.... A one Act Comedy
Senior Boys
CAST:
Stewart Gardner. .. George Morrison
Joe Hatch Benjamin Clifford
Harry Hayes Alex Eagle EUc
"Heddy" James Charley Brown
Officer Donovan Charley Jones
Policemen.. ..Leonard Yellow Horse
James Randall, Vincent Lujon
Monastery Bells .Piano Solo
Grace Clifford
Blowing Bubbles Orchestra
Piano Accompanist—Grace Clifford
Glass of 1920.
The social feature of the school was
the supper and social of the graduat
ing class, held in the school dining
room. Wednesday evening, April 7..
The music for the social was fur
nished by Mr. Mumblehead and Mrs.
Wabashaw and all moved lively un
der the management of Joshua Fire
Thunder and Matthew Yellow Shirt.
The bill of fare for the supper was:
Meat croquettes Deviled eggs
Biscuits Coffee Pickles
Ice cream Cake
Confectionery
The affair was one good time
throughout.
The class of 1920 elected officers
as follows:
President Richard Bissonnette
Vice-President.. JoshuaF. Thunder
Secretary and Treasurer.. .John Lee
Class colors: Red and White.
Class Motto: Face your duties
with a Smile.
The class gave a vote of thanks to
the employees who assisted at their
class supper and social.
Hats off to Mrs. Ethel Whitney, who
prepared a fine spread of "eats."
Some Well.
Mr. Bradley and his gang of Sioux
are excavating a well, 12 feet in
diameter and they expect to dig as
deep as 60 to 70 feet to reach the water
which is to supply the school for
domestic purposes. The interior
walls of the well will be veneered
with bricks.

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