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liceman Alexis Jourdain and "Bug" went
Fumigation is the order of the diiy, all
places having been thoroughly --fumigated
except the Agency Office and Mr. Doehle's
residence. These buildings are in line and
will be taken care of in due time.
Mr. Hector Ridgway, recently trans
ferred to the Indian Service and appointed
Principal of the Red Lake School, tendered
his resignation on the 28th, to take effect
the first of January.
Miss Josie Brun has taken the position
of Boys' Matron at the Red Lake School,
vice Mrs. Sadie M. Brenninger, Mrs. Breun
inger having been promoted to the position
of children's cook, vice Mrs. Elmira Shar
Mr, Dupris, farmer at Cross Lal^^Dis-
trict, nearly lost his team in the lake Tues
day morning, when attempting to cross
from Ponemah to Redby after freight. The
ice is nearly twenty inches thicfe, blow
ing to the spreading of the ice, formed a
crack a few^liundred feet from shore, and
when Mr. Dupris drove over it a chunk
about thirty feet wide broke off and let his
team into the lake. But for the presence of
mind of Mr: Breckner and Mr. Dupris and
hard work of ajl present, the team would
have been lost?"5 Teams have been hauling
freight-for^several weeks. The weather has
been very coldj and owing to the rising tem
perature ice has bulged up, resulting in
get your business.
a break when the team was driven on.
Clifford Sitting called at the office on the
Now that we .are about clear of 'Diph
theria, along comes the mumps with the
Stanley Johnson returned to the Agency
the 28th alter a few days well earned va
cation. Stanley says times are rather dull
down around the Twin Cities, but while he
was there things picked up some. He re
turned, glad to get back to Red Lake, and
brought along a few boxes of cigars for the
boys and a pair of skis for the ladies to
A. C. Goddard and family, accompanied
by the Blakeslee family, joined the Winter
house cleaning club Saturday, the 26th of
December, spending the night in the school
dormitories while their domicles were being
The Agency telephone system asseted its
usefulness again Xmas morning, convey
ing greetings from all points of the Agency.
The Brun family, pioneers at the Farm Sta
tion, are to have a telephone soon, having
recently ordered a box from the Acme Tele
phone Co., AlMa, Iowa.
Messrs. Morrison and Gravelie made a
hurry up trip to Bagley on the 29th.
Tinnie Pendergast of Bemidji, who has
been teaching at Red Lake this fall, re
signed her position at the close of school
for the holiday vacation. Miss Pender
gast made many friends at Red Lake who
regret to see her leave. All wish for a pro-
THE CHiPPEWA TRAD IMG COMPANY
HAVE ttCCUVED THCMR
Fall and Winter
Stock ol Merchandise
It will pay you to look over their line before buying else-
where, and we know that after investigating our line we will
The Chippewa Trading Co.
Red Lake, Redby, Ponemah and Washklsh
iitable and enjoyable New Year in Washing
ton, D. C, where, she informs us, she ex
pects to live with the "Middletons."
Uncle Alex transferred a few days ago
from the Agency barn to the school barn.
The school folks say Joe Budrow is some
sleeper for a Nightwateh.
George Williams celebrated Xmas by
working as usual.
Everybody is glad when Dr. Culp has
more work than he can do, because his smile'
is broader then.
Mr. O. L. Breckner recently purchased
some Xmas supplies in Bemidji and got his
Miss Thomas says it is awfully hard to
get away from Cross Lake.
We have been most fortunate with water
pipes so far, though a freeze was threatened
a few nights ago, when water refused to flow
in all the pipes, but the prompt action of
.the Agency and School Engineers divested
a calamity, for such it would be if the wa
ter main should burst.
Louis Gurneau came in from the Farm
Station during the Holidays for a short
visit and incidently to get his team shod.
The Farm Station residents are petition
ing for a blacksmith shop and outfit.
Richard Bellanger was the only pupil to
remain at the school during the Holidays,
except those in quarantine. Richard put
in his time carrying food5 clothing, and
wood to the sick, and incidentally lent a
helping hand all around. We want Richard
to know that the employees all appreciate
his f-heerf^nes_jf willinofness.