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every fndtan who&lesirestp
become a good Citizen.
^Official Organ of the Minnesota ^?r ^^Z^I^f
H. Girling Robbinsdaie. leader of
the wets, withdrew from the
L06AN, Editor and Publisher,
White Earti Agency, Minnesota.
Enured at ^be Postoffice at^#bit%
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State Legislature to
Face a fes of Bills'at
Meeting January 2nd.
More T|^i i Tlomnd Bills Likely to be
In Ht w* After First Week.
CONTROL OF SENATE.
Foar Women to Occupy Seats in House for
The First Tine in History.
The Minnesota legislature wiH
face a mate of bills when: it con
venes January '.fey'(
With unofficial committees busy
framing house bills, and a number
of legislators putting together pet
measures, the** probably will be
more Jbhao thousand bills in the
When the house: convenes, W.
I. Nolan, Minneapolis, speaker of
the last two legislatures, will be
reelected speaker by about 80
votes, his supporters.claim. It will
be the second time in the history
of ttie state that one man has ser
ved as speaker in three successive
Nonpartisans are expected to
put up a candidate. It may be C.
M. Iverson, of Grant county, A.
B. Cole or Nels T. Moen, of Fer
gus Falls, Louis C. Spooner of
Bigstone county is another possi
bility. Oscar Swansbn of Nicollet
may be a caudidate hnd there is a
report abroad that L. J. Barnes,
Duluth, would^not be disappointed
if someone should nominate him.
After election of a speaker, the
bouse will organize and the hand
ing out of legislative jobs will be
gin. A young army of jobseekers
willbe OD hand as the speaker's
In the senate side of the capital,
Lieut. Gov. Louis L. Collins, will
convene the upper house and a
fight will begin between the ad
ministration and the new members
lor control of the senate organiza-
With 21 Nonpartisan league and
Labor votes in the senate, and 19
other members who bave-Noo
partisan or labor earnings, the
labor element may be able to mus
ter enough strength to secure the
34 votes needed for a majority in
the*senate of 67 members. Making
of the senate rules, and organiza
tion of the upper house, is'consid
ered its most important procedure
a senate deadlocked for most of
the session, may result from the
initial steps toward organization.
Most members of both houses
are looking for an early attack by
the wets on the state prohibition
enforcement act. Wet leaders
believe enough votes can be must
ered to repeal the act, and the
fight will be on conjestion that the
state act is superceded by the Vol
stead act. The Volstead act bad
not been passed in congress when
the. state enforcement act was
speakership race, that some "deal"
was qn with the wet element.
A big highway program to be
presented to the legislature holds
probably the most general public
interest, C. M.^Babcock, com
missioner pf ^highways, has a deG
nite legislative program to present,
arid he will urge the legislature to
provide a $20,000,/000
for the next two year period,
which will enable the state to
complete at least 75 per cent of
the trunk highway program, with
in four years. The state highway
department cannot lay new trunk
highway routes until 75 per cent
of the program adopted two years
Ago is completed.
Winter Term at Norttiwest
Gchool Qeglns January 2nd.
The winter term at the North
west School of Agriculture begins
January/$ and continues until
March^S^During the past year
it has been difficult for many to
attend school. Prices have *been*
low, making it necessary in many
caees to keep the older children at
home to help with ttye worfc on the
farm. The Northwest School has
been able to assist hundreds of
students in Northwestern Minne
sota to secure an education "There
_. BUM! ill 3CVUIC nil cuui/ouiuu. j.u*-v
.fcppper by the erid^thefirst^eelj ^i^ojLiifojon aj*d livinu*xpenses
New classes will be organized
for the winter term so that new
students will not be handicapped
because of having missed the first
term. Some offcljiecourses offered
which are in the most demand are
dairying and stock work, business
training, dressmaking, soils and
crops: Students are also able to
take history^ mathematics, Eng
lish, economics and allied subjects,
thereby meeting the entrance re
quirements for the University and
Those who are interested in at
tending school this winter and
making use of their spare time
would do well to write the North
west School for full particulars.
Certain loan funds bequeatbeql
to. the University are available to
those who are in need of funds for
continuing in school Before any
one gives up his intention to go to
school this year because of lack of
funds, he should secure further
particulars regarding this matter.
The courses open to students are
for both young men and young
The Bed River Valley essay con
test held in connection with the
Winter Shows will be put on again
this year, according to an an
nouncement. The subject to be
written on this year is "The Red
River Valley winter Shows as
Factor in Promoting Diversified
Farming in the Red River Val-
ley." The Winter Shows will be
held in Crookston, February 5, 6,
7, 8, 9, 1913. The grand sweep-
A senate with labor sympathies, a stakes prize of five dollars will be
senate strongly administration, or awarded for the best essay. All
siHance, judical care
4- 4-tt.st vk*ts*cAttf.
hft in hands of Countv to show^cause,
essays mustt nanu or v^uut
Superintendent or Chairman of
Committee, S. A. ~Aas, fertile,
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OFFICIAL ORGAN OF TH*E MINNESOTA CHIPPEWAS,
Truth before Favor."
United States Indians
The Indian race is not a dying
one. E. B. Merritt, assietaM River
commissioner of Indian affairs^
says the 340,917 Indians now ill
the United States represent an in
crease of approximately 13,50$ probably the most impor ant
over the number ten years ago!
hospitals on the Indian reserva
tions and schools and 150 physi
cians 81 nurses and 70 field ma
trons are employod.
"We are educating in cour In
dian and public schools'60,000 In
dian children," the assistant com
missioner says, "and are asking
for increased appropriations toj
ultimately place every Indian
fcbild in schools, "u the theory
that education, industry and sanV
tary living conditions will provide
a solution the Indian problem.'f
To these who are not familiar
with the situation among the In
dians today it would appear, ac
cording to the above .statements of
the assistant commissioner, that
the well fare of the Indians wis
being carefully looked after by the
Indian department- Such is not
the case however, right here on
this reservation there are a great
many old and indigent Indian?
who are very much in need of as
A rtn Wf
VtAan fo the present havel bee un
able to secure but little in the way
of assistance of any kind. And
this notwithstanding the fact that
there is a fina hospital building
here, but which has been closed,
for the past three years, and also
that there is sufficient money ap
propriated and available for this
purpose to take care of all stich
cases. Mr. Merritt is quoted as
stating that it is the intention of
the Indian Bureau to ask for in
creased appropriations this year to
carry on the work of the Bureau.
That seems to be the main object
of the Indian Bureausecuring
appropriations in order to per
petuate itself and furnish employ
ment to an army of useless em
ployees who are, to a great extent,
more detrimental than beneficial
to the Indians.
Now is the time
not later.than January 30,
Subscribe for The Tomahawk
and keep posted on Indian matters
in general. $i.50 per -year in
White Earth, Becker County, Minnesota, Thursday, December 28, 1922.
The Red Lake
A hearing was held at Thief
Ifalls last week before
Judges Grindeland and Stantrn
over the Red Lake and Red Lake
river drainage project. This is
drainage and flood control project
The increase_ has been brought? now planned in Minnesota. The
about, the assistant commissioner hearing ended when the opposing
says, by improved housing condi- counsel was asked to submit briefs
tions and increased hospital and arguing their side of the case,
medical faciljt'es. There are 78 Some farmers object to the project
on account of the assessmenss. It
is estimated that the cost would
not exceed $550,000 and that the
benefit would be $2,000,000, which
could be paid for by assessments"
of 31 cents per acre annually for
thirty years. An early decision is
exnected from the judges.
Editors Hard to Find.
An Oklahoma editor tells of an
old Indian that came into his office
to pay for his paper. The editor
took the money, then the Indian
wanted a receipt. The editor fied
to talk him out of it. Mr. Indian
insisted on getting the receipt.
iAfter making it the editor wanted
to know why he was so persistent
about wanting a receipt. The In
dian said: "Me die some time.
Go to big gate and St. Peter ask
if I been good Indian. I say yes.
^Hesay, did you ta editor for
paper? I say yes. He say, where
is receipt? I no have it. I have
to pay that
Citation for Hearing on Final Ac
count and for Distribution.
Dec. 14Jan. 4.
State of Minnesota, County of
Becker. In Probate Court.
In the Matter of the Estate of
Clara Carlon, Decedent.
The State of Minnesota To George
Carlon, Vernon Carlon. Willet Car
lon, Vivian Carlon, Irene Carlon
and Elizabeth Carlon, and all per
sons interested in the final ac
count and distribution of the
estate of said decedent: The rep
resentative of the above named
decedent, having filed in this court
his final account of the admin
istration of vhe estate of said de
cedent, together with his petition
praying for the adjustment and al
lawance of said final account and
for distribution of fiie residue of said
estate to the persons thereunto en
THEREFORK, You, and Each of
You, are hereby cited and required
in the Court Housea,t inC thrt
Detroit, in the County of Becker,
you have, before
on the 8t day
of. JanuaryMinnesota, 1923. at ten o'clockh A M.
why said petition should not be grant
WITNESS, The Tudcre of said
Court, and the Seal of said Court, this
8th day of December, 1921.
E. O. HANSON,
i Judge of Probate.
P. F. Schroeder,
Attorney for Petitioner.
Detroit, Minn. V*
Attorney for Petitioner.'
LQnd of Infant J*u.
The story is not found In the Bible,
but according to a legend mentioned
In Home's Apocryphal New Testa
ment, the Infant Jeans, while amusing
himself with other children by making
clay birds, brejathed upon one He
had fashioned, whereupon It instantly
became endowed with life and flew
Reference to this tradition is found
in the Koran, chapter five, as follows:
"When God shall say, O Jesus, son of
Mary, remember my favir towards
"thee, and towards thy mother
when thou didst create of clay as It
were the figure of a bird, by my per
mission, and didst breathe thereon, and
became a bird by my permission."
Citation for Hearing On Petition to
Sell. Mortgage or Lease Land.
Dec. 14Tan. 4
State of Minnesota, County of Beck
er. In Probate Court.
In the Matter of the Estate o'
The State of Minnesota to Bertha
Mechenthun. Augusta Machenthun,
Ida Machenthun, Emma Machen
thun, Kdward Machenthud, Mathilda
Machenthun, Anna Machenthun, and
all persons interested in the mort
gaging of certain lands belonging to
said decedent. The petition of Ber
tha Machenthun, as representative
of the above named decedent, being
duly filed in this court, representing
that it is necessary and for the best
interests of said estate and of all in
terested therein that certain lands
of said decedent described therein be
mortgaged and praying that a license
be to her granted to mortgage the
Now Therefore, you and each of
you, are hereby cited and required to
show cause, if any you have before
this court, at the Probate Court
Rooms in the Court House, in the
City of Detroit, County of Becker,
State of Minnesota, on the 8th day of
January, 1923, at 10 o'clock A. M.,
why the prayer of said petition should
not be granted.
Witness the Judge of said Court,
and tlie seal of said court, this ninth
day of December, 1922.
E. O. Hanson,
Judge of Probate..
Year has rolled away, during which we are pleased
to say, we had the support and unceasing loyalty, of our pat-
rons and friends. We want you to know that it is appreciated.
I N the true spirt of the occasion we desire to thank those friends
and patrons for the consideration shown us during the past year.'
It is impossible for us in these few lines to express our feelings of
appreciation and gratitude, suffice it to say that in the future you
will receive the same courteous treatment and fair dealing that has
characterized .our dealings with you in the past.
Yuletide thoughts go out to the people of White Earth and
the Reservation public in general and our thanks are due them
for their loyal support and encouragement during the past year.
A/ITH the above few words of appreciation and thanks, we wish
you one and all a
A Happy New Year.
TheB. L. FAIRBANKS Co.
White Earth, Minnesota.
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