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RED LAKE NEWS
A newspaper devoted to the interests of
the Red Lake Chippewa Indians.
Semi-monthly, Sept. 1st to July 15.
Subscription 75c a year
Entered as second class matter September
1,1912, at the postoffice at Red Lake, Minn.,
under the act of March 3,1879.
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RED LAKE NEWS,
Red Lake, Minn.
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Mr. Walter F. Dickens,
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MINNESOTA INDIAN EXHIBIT AT
In a recent letter from the Honorable
Commissioner of Indian Affairs, it is an
nounced that "In view of the splendid suc
cess of our first Indian exhibit at the state
fair this fall, and pursuant to the invitation
of the Fair Officials, I have decided to re
peat the exliibit."
Every member of the Red Lake Reserva
tion is pleased with Commissioner Sell's
policy, and already preparations are under
way to excel last year's showing from Red
Plans for the exhibit are being worked out
with the State Fair officials which will ap
pear in the News when completed.
We have received the Agricultural Fair
Number of The Red Man and The Chilocco
We were dissapointed in not finding a
mention of the Red Lake Fair, and especially
the Chippewa exliibit at the Minnesota State
Fair. An oversight, no doubt. We compli
ment and congratulate the editor of the Red
Man and the Chilocco Journal on the very
creditable nianer their publication was pro
An Inspector, who attended our local
fair last fall, said, "You may quote me as
saying that the RedRed Lake Fair is the best
Th Lakers own their
fair grounds, and are now entirely out of
debt with |6.35 in the treasury. Their as
sociation was organized three years ago,
and they now have grounds with a one-half
mile regulation race track, barns and stalls
to accomodate over 100 head of stock, an
exhibit hall 100 feet long by 46 feet wide,
and a grandstand that will accomodate
about 1,000 people. There is a neat and
well built ticket office at the entrance gate
and more improvements will be made next
year if the Association carries out its pro
As stated above the Association is now
out of debt, their last note of $100 being
taken up the first of this year.
RED LAKE SCHOOL ITEMS.
Paul Bealieu was a visitor at the school
recently. (News Item?)
Frank Miller, Carpenter of Bemidji, has
been at work at the Red Lake School during
the Holidays assisting Agency Carpenter E.
R. King make some needed repairs. Result:
new floors for each class room, new doors
A watch party at the Red Lake School
ushered the old year out and the New Year
in amid song and laughter and lots of good
things to eat. Early in the evening Mr.
George Blakeslee entertained with a magic
lantern show which was interesting to old
and young alike. Everyone seemed to enjoy
the occasion. The party broke up about
12:30 with general hand shaking and New
Year greetings, and generous wishes for
George Williams, school engineer has been
on the sick list for several days.
Alex McDougal (Haskell) is hilling the
position of principal temporarily left va
cant by the transfer of George Buckland.
Mr. Buckland was transferred to Riverside
School, Anadarko, Okla., to the position of
The children of the public school gave a
very nice program on the afternoon of the
23rd. Their parents and a number of em
ployees had the pleasure of being present.
Mr. and Mrs. Lariver, Miss Dunbar, and
Mr. Dupris were callers at the school on
New Year's day.
Mr. Thomas and Mr. Belgarde left yester
day for Rapid River.
A number of the employees spent the holi
days away from here with home folks and
School opened again yesterday after a
three weeks' vacation.
A program in connection with a Christ
mas tree was held at the school on the eve
of the 23rd. The main feature of the even
ing was a play "Kris in Japan" given by
the pupils on the primary room. The stage
was prettily decorated with Japanese lan
terns and chrysanthemums. The little girls
and boys were dressed in their gay kimonas
and played their part exceptionally well.
The pupils had their Christmas dinner
on Friday and all left for their homes that
afternoon. The menu was as follows
Roast chicken, mashed potatoes, dressing,
brown gravy, baked macaroni, coffee, cream
ed carrots, bread butter, chocolate cake,
mince pie, mixed nuts, and fruit. The tables
were decorated with chrysanthemums and
Mrs. Stevens spent four days in Bemidji
during the holidays.
The children enjoy the new graphanola.
FARM STiTION ITEMS.
Louis Gurneau and family visited Henry
Savers at Sayersville New Year's day.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brun made a busi
ness trip to Berner on the 4th.
Andrew Carl and Joe Barret were callers
here on the 2nd.
Dr. Culp has had a number of calls from
our district of late on account of so much
Alex Gurneau moved with his family to
William Blue and family, from near Nep
tune, visited Solomon Blue on the 12th and
Henry Savers transacted business at the
Farm Station on the 4th.
Antoine Gurneau visited Louis Gurneau
the 4th, returning to Red Lake the 6th.
The Farmer's Club meeting held here on
the 8th was poorly attended on account of
the extreme cold at that time and so much
sickness among the members.
Immediately after New Year's Francis
Lee returned to the University of Southern
Minnesota at Austin to resume his studies
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