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BO I/) WOJtK.
Each and every able bodied male resident,
Indian or wliit^, tbe lied Lake Reserva
tion *tweon tbe ages of 21 and 45 years, is
bereb) Motiiied to bold himself in leadiness
for road work immediately after July 1,
191."), pursuant to the Rules and Regulations
of lite Indiai- Ofthe 1JM1, as follows:
See. (TrJ. ''All able-bodied male Indians
belonging on tbe leseryation, between the
ages ol in and b~ years, including persons
(o reside thereby reason of mar-
]i'ii( to Indian women, or for any other
reason, except employee., ol The Go^ern
lreiit, mi Monai ies, minKti of tbe gospel,
and pcrs.ms leguhiily ei-i^d^cd i:i s-hw..I
lejuijo to perform withou
compensation therefor, Mich nuinber oL*
hr of 1 ihor in cch year, not less than
two no. nolo than the, a ma\ be lequired
for opening and repaiiing tbe roads pro
vided when gieal danniiv is done to the
loads sudden storms etc., sueli gieate"
er dsi^ labo^ mav be required of
tho* i"i "s liable for road labor as the
oiw geH vv demand.
Se (-T Thi* Mijimi^oi' shall" call
ii]r-" tbo ehi hi1
lo M. .q th^ p1
M.1 h'- OA
dismVi li -Jde to load labor
to peiiem tbeir own pi hate woik upon
)1T v"A*' el^evhoie, and shall Tire
*tr4t*-+*=a*JLLUI^WI..JikwJ.iiauu fcsu ^Li^S-'l-uotic
pei *on so notified vhal1
'fb -j ]i to(d^ and im
bor uiav diiect, and
^n'hv tbe pe^onal direction
ej, o- Mm ore appointed
11 7,1 ct^ O'k on the
allow ed ])io]vr l(MlUv-tio
1 to li' i Au~ neei son
je',*'ied to do ?o, teams,
of das of pei-
e b'r a N-e^^ee to him
])(4v- diMii cttom a
M^d- oi hi1
i ii b.1
to do so, to turir's]?
Mpt^tent and suitable
I |,M' ID ii b) in
\\b! i ^M^iticr: ciu-e ''ails to
v.oik ^'c^ed ro him,
db* \-i r\ ,,ld h- is liable to per-
form labor, to the
agent to the judge1
i dial be
M"S(I- havinit cliarge
India couity hav
ing iur^diction over such district, if such
court exists, and shall be subject to the
punishment provided in the regulation'-!
ielating to the establishment and jurisdic
tion of Indian courts. If no such court ex
ists the agent shall himself take steps to
oblige the delinquent to perforin the proper
amount of woik, or to punish him according
to the nature of the offense in such manner
as may be within the sv-ope of his authority.
Am/ prrsou other than an Indian refusing
or failiriffto perform the road duty asstcssprj
to him shall be liable to rem oral from the
There is so much more road work needed
on the reservation than it is possible for us
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"If the EleOator to Success Is StuckTry the Stairs"
ro do in one year that many districts will
not receive any help now. Consideration
will be given to each person's location, and
an eudea\or to pro\ ide work for every one
as near home as possible. However, there
is no question but thai many members will
have to work se\eral miles from home this
year, but another ear you may have work
neaier home. We expect tbe hearty co-op
eiation of all Indians and white* in this,
a's has been accorded past progressive move
ments. Tbe rules and i emulations are plain
ami the need inipeiatue.
Because of the urgent need each man has
been assessed four days single, and two days
A.ifb a team. Sinb men ifl be rated at
l.o( per day and teams at M.00 per day.
Tmw ir])ii slowivin t() fill lliyh lll)fitU ^e
ij.y do so. Upon finishing tlm required
number of days work a receipt will be is
MU'd whi(d) will -exempt tbe bolder from fur
ilier load work during the calendar year,
except in case of emergency.
SKty-two Indians have woiked tbeir poll
tax in tbe Cross Lake school district under
the -nper\ision of Frank Dupris, Farmer,
putting in a total of 218 days' labor on the
10 id fiom the school towards the Agency.
Very trulv vours,
WALTER F. DICKENS,
KEDJ4AKE PCHQOL ITEM&.
oi 'imen have been kalsomming the
a I'd the m^ss buildings. Much of
the ^o-dvork in the school building has
b'--' Ien,fated, Which greath improves ap
Cbas. IToleinday and
ob no workino' on the nr(
house, having just finished a harness shop.
The hoys are doing good work.
The rainy weather put the corn back, but
did Ihe pasture nunh good. The "orn is
now iowin fa*1 There is a good stand
e.' i\ fioni the spring seeding. Oats
well aud so do tbe potatoes. Tbe hogs
die now on rye pastuie, which accounts
l-iieb for their excellent conditio".
Tbe diiiy h(rd has been increased in
number by the birth of two calves.
The gaiden of which we were dispairing
Is now looking fine. AVe aie devoting a few
irdn v,oik with a full force.
We ha\e had an abundance of good radishes,
lettuce and a few strawberries for the
school table. The peas will soon be fit to
use. Later we shall have sweet coin, mel
ons, 'i.'umber*, hubbard squash, turnips,
onions beds carrots, parsnips, rutabagas,
cabbage, and tomatoes.
("ut worms have been a source of trouble
especialh to cabbage and tomatoes. We
are striving to eradicate1
quack grass and
other weeds from the school farm. The
farm woik is becoming moie interesting
daily, as we s( the good results of our la
bors Tbe boys do their work in good spirit,
which is very encouraging.
During last Saturday's electrical storm
a bolt of lightning struck the chimney of
A. C. Goddard's residence, but outside of
scattering plaster in some of the rooms no
other damage was done.
Edward Beaulieu was awarded one of the
prizes in the essay contest on alcoholism.
RED LAKE, MINNESOTA, JULY 1, 1915. NUMBER 2 0
The introduction of intoxicating1
The report of the Day School Inspector
shows that the Indians residing in the
Kamiah District number 244, composing 68
families. Of these, 64 families have per
manent homes and 62 families have gardens.
Forty Indians raise live stock and 34 adults
are farmers. Twenty-seven families have
root cellers for storing vegetables.
Nez Perce Indian.
into this leservation oi its sale to non
citizen Indians is forbidden by law under
a penalty of imprisonment for not less
than si\U da
t-ee -\ct ot Januarj 30, 1S97 (.29 State
IK A HE KWASIXD IS A YOUXG
IWRCl LEU MAYBE WE'LL
JIJJ 1 Jt OE III AS A RED ROPE
Descendant of two Indian warriors lit
tle Johnnie Brunelle, year and one-half old.
son of Mr. and Mis." Chas. W. Btunelle,
Gonvick, Minn., is probably the strongest
and most pugnacious youngster in the
hnpi'\ iw':uise of his extraordinary
strength, has been given the Indian name
of Buuge Kwasind, meaning ''Little Sam-
son." Tbe name will be recognized as one
of the Indian characters in Longfellow's
When only six months old this little In
dian could ride a Shetland pony, chin him
self on a bar, lift a 10-quart pail of water,
and move about heavy pieces of household
furniture, tbe last much to tbe worry of
his mother. If he maintains his rate of in
creasing strength be promises to become a
Johnnie's mother attended the Pipestone,
MininT Indian .school, ancj was graduatecl^
from the eighth grade there. *V
His father attended the Fort Totten In
dian school in North Dakota. So it is
leadilv seen bis parents are of the modern
Indian type, cultured and educated and
peaceful. But back of them were warrior
amestors. One of Johnnie's grandfathers,
John O. French, of Detroit, Mich., fought in
the battle of Gettysburg, and his other
rand*ather, Joseph Brunnolle, of Yakima,
Wash., fought in the second massacre at Ft.
It is there from these old warriors he gets
his pugnacious temperament. According
to hjs father children times his age do
not wish to play with him because he takes
-peri\* 1 delight in pushing them over The
muscles on his arms and back are devel
oped like an athlete's.
has a high chest and larce hands and
feet now has to wear a W/2 size shoe.
Tie is so fat the high cheek bones, so char
u-teristic of tbe Indian, are hardly notice
Though especiallv strong Bunge Kwasind
eats no different food than other young
sters through perhaps more of it. He is
^ery fond of the outdoors and runs and
nlays, finding special delight in throwing
heavy stones. Minneapolis Daily News.