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the New Hospital. Mrs. Frank comes to us
from The Wahpeton School, No. Dakota.
Dr. Oulp is the busiest man on the Reser
vation these days. Speaking of the hospi
tal he says, to be right, ""frraiik" with a few
more "Spikes" he could make things more
"Bright" in the cold weather.
The Red Lake public school opened the
10th, but has had rather an irregular at
tendance due to the cold weather and an
epidemic of Grip.
Miss Mabel Moore visited home folks dur
ing the Holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas visited Mr. Thomas'
home in Alton, Illinois, during the Holi
Miss McEvers was laid up with an attack
of the Grip recently.
We understand Miss Hoffman is looking
tor i companion.
Mrs. Frank Lariver (Haskell) has had
visions of Sun Flowers recently. Her hus
band, Frank Lariver, (Chilocco) says it's
this 4 degree below zero weather that's
The new hospital opened its doors to pa
tients on Friday, the Thirteenth. There is
nothing superstitious about the health De
Mrs. Anton Doehle was the first patient
to entei the hospital.
Miss Mabel Bright, nurse, was transferr
ed to this Agency from Fort Peck Agency,
Mont., and assumed her duties here on Janu
John Morison and Omar Gravelle have
just finished their annual inventory. John
says it looks like a "Winton Six."
Little Maggie Cook froze her cheeks en^
route to school Wednesday morning,
Alex (jfflespie TiasHbeen laicTup wTfch Grip"
the past few.days.
The Cross Lake Indians are having an
epidemic of measles. So far they have been
kept out of the school. Several Sioux In
dians came in this week but were told to re
turn to their homes Saturday morning and
not to visit the Cross Lake District on ac
count of measles.
Simon Jourdain had an attack of appen
ljcite last week. The doctor reports him
getting along nicely.
Mrs. Xay-ah-tub is quite sick at this time
George Sumner is quite sick with pneu
The whole reservation has the LaGrippe.
Mrs. Blanche K. Culp filled the Nurse's
position temporarily pending appointment
a regular employee.
Frank (Dutch) Brim received a check
from Uncle Sam December 21, 1915, for
080.70 paid him for beef raised at the
"Farm Station." Uncle Sam is not the
-only consumer of beef, and Mr. Bruu has no
advantage over any other resident of the
Red Lake Reservation. It just takes work
and that is about all there is to it. It is
easier than hauling or cutting and deliver
Dr. Culp made a drive to Joseph Lussier's
on the 14th.
If any of our southern friends get too
warm just think of us at 4.~ degrees below,
and the worst not yet.
Dr. Linton was a pleasant caller from the
Cross Lake District. Dr. Linton says the
new hospital is a credit to the community
and ought to be the pride of the Red Lakers.
Stanley Johnson visited with his parents
and friends during the holidays.
Alexeance Jourdain, Indian policeman,
died at his home east of the Agency yester
day (Thursday) shortly after dinner.
Alexeance was 57 years old, and left a wife
and one child. His death was a shock to
the community as just a few days before he
had been on duty, driving one of the Agency
teams to Cross Lake with frieght for that
school and no one knew he was sick. He
was a good policeman having served on the
force, off and on for over thirty years.
Harriet Prentice was a caller at the Agen
cy office recently.
Ed. Holeinday arrived home Saturday
evening (January 9th) from Wahpeton be
ing called home on account of the serious
jllness of his mother who died that evening
about ten o'clock. On Monday, January
11th, his little four year old sister also
passed away, both dying of pneumonia.
Samuel R. Anderson, a Red Lake News
patron, is in our midst again. Welcome to
our country Sammy.
Mrs. Geo. Gravelle left on the morning of
the 15th for White Earth where she will
spend the winter with friends and rela
John Smith, or Ay-ne-we-gwon-abe died
Thursday morning, December 23, 1915, age
seventy. His death marks another step in
the inevitable passing of the Old Time In
dian. He was industrious, courteous, and
kind to every one, took little part in tribal
councils, to quote him, he was too busy try
ing to make a living to attend the councils.
Contrary to the majority of older men
of the tribe he approved of the sale of the
pine, allotment of his people, and the drain
age of the western portion of the reserva
He was a member of the Catholic church,
a good citizen, and will be missed by all
who knew him.
Selam Hart, son of Mr. anoT Mrs. "Mark"
Hart, passed away after a lingering illness.
He died January 4th, 1916, and left a wife
and three children, his father, mother, one
brother, and to sisters.
Selam has been employed at different times
at the Agency, working for Uncle Sam, and
by the traders. His last position was with B.
L. Fairbanks Trading Company.
He was an educated young man of ex
cellent habits. He was ready to go, but
seemed most anxious that his wife and chil
dren be cared for.
Dan. Tucker, the industrious section hand
The Chippewas can put it over the Irish
in this cold climate.
Alex Jourdain and brother, Joe, were in
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