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Mi\ Joseph S. Monks of the Tomah In
dian School, Tomah, Wis., recently visited
the reservation in quest of new pupils for
the Tomah school.
A party consisting of Dr. and Mrs. L. L.
Culp, Mrs. Win. Thomas, Miss Mabel Moore,
Omar Gravelle and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Paul Carrigan, motored from lied Lake to
Fosston and return. It had rained the
night before and the roads between Gully
and Fosston were somewhat muddy, other
wise a very pleasant trip is reported.
Supt. Feyton Carter of the Indian school
at Wahpeton, N. D., advises that he expects
to visit Red Lake during the Indian Fair.
Pupils for the Wahpeton school are to leave
Redby Saturday morning, Sept. 25th.
The Red Lake baseball team was defeated
on the local diamond by the Gonvick team
by a score of 9 to 12 recently. Previously,
the Red Lake team won a game at Gonvick
by a score of 7 to 2.
Miss Hannah Hoffman, teacher in the
Red Lake school, returned from her summer
vacation Sept. 1
Cordelia Spears, Gertrude Smith and
Mary Jane Omen departed for Flandreau
Indian school, S. D., the morning of Sept.
Mr. O. L. Breckner, principal of the Cross
Lake school went down to Bemidji on the
1st and returned on the the following Fri
day evening, accompanied by Mrs. Breckenr
who was returning from a vacation spent
with relatives in Missouri.
Mr. Edwin R. King and family visited in
Bemidji Sept. 3rd and 4th.
Supt. and Mrs. Dickens, Mr. and Mrs. H.
C. Moore, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Goddard,
Messrs. N. J. Head, E. R. Lee and Stanley
JoEnson departed fronTRe3By Sept 2nd for
St. Paul and the State Fair.
Mr. Anton Doehle, accompanied by Mrs.
Doehle and daughter, departed for a short
vacation with relatives in the southern part
&}) of the state on Sept. 2nd. They expect to
fk return the 20th.
"xj Miss Caughlin, matron at Cross Lake
school tendered her resignation on the 6th
and departed for Junction City Kansas.
She has been succeeded as Matron by the
appointment of Miss Julia Dempster of
Zanesville, Ohio, who arrived in Red Lake
on the 10th.
Allen Trotterchaud of Calloway, Minn.,
is visiting his sister, Mrs. Brandon, boys
matron at the Red Lake school. Mr. Totter
chaud is a Chippewa Indian and a prosper
The Red Lake Post Office is now located
Oin the Chippewa Trading Company's store
building, having been recently moved there
from the store of Chas. F. Beaulieu. Mr.
J. G. Morrison, Jr., is the new postmaster.
New lock boxes have been added to the form
er equipment to accommodate patrons of the
office and the large well lighted and
thoroughly up-to-date addition to the store
building in which the Post Office is now
quartered is a credit to the enterprising
firm as well as to the town of Red Lake.
John Graves is the latest resident of the
Red Lake Reservation to purchase an auto
mobile, having invested in a Ford recently.
There are now fourteen machines owned by
residents of Redby, Red Lake and the re
The Little Rock Base Ball team of this
reservation defeated the Clovertown team
at the Lottie Rock diamond on Sept. 5th.
A party of tourists traveling in fifteen
automobiies recently visited in Red Lake,
having made the trip from their homes in
Red Lake Falls without mishap.
For the benefit of the visitors to the Red
Lake Indian Fair who expect to make the
trip by automobile if the condition of the
weather and roads is favorable, numerous
road signs will be erected on the reservation,
principally on the road leading south from
the Agency towards Island Lake. This
road is especially confusing" to strangers be
cause of the numerous crooks and turns, as
well as the many forks and branch trails
leading away from it. The fact that is
iiins through timber and thick underbrush
for a number of miles is also confusing even
to frequent travelers, because of the difficul
ty in locating land marks or any object
which will be visible for any considerable
distance. It is hoped that no one will un
dertake to disturb or destroy these markers,
as to do so would undoubtedly cause more
or less inconvenience and delay to our visi
tors traveling by wagons, carriages and au
A representative of the Fort Totten In
dian school, Devils Lake, X. I)., will visit
this reservation between Sept. 18th and 22nd
at which time arrangements will be made for
all new pupils and those home on vacations
from this school to return. Parents wish
ing to enroll new pupils should see the repre
sentative, but no enrollmente will be for less
than three years and children under twelve
years old are not solicited. Only a limited
number of new pupils will be received this
year at this school.
Mr. Clyde B. Terrel of Oshkosh, Wis., is
in the market for wild rice and wishes to
receive quotations for same in lots of 1000
pounds for the wet seed for planting, the
dry seed, and the seed prepared for table
use. Indians wishing to dispose of wild
rice direct are invited to correspond with
INDIAN SCHOOLS CROWDED.
Anadarko, Okla.,Word has been receiv
ed at the Kiowa Agency here at Anadarko
from the non-reservation schools stating
that the schools have never before been so
crowded as at this time of the year. A
special effort is being made by the officials
at the Kiowa Agency to find out the number
of Indian students living in this section of
the state that expects to enter these differ
ent schools this fall in order that special
arrangements may be made to care for them.
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