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Messrs. Stott and Dugas of the Bemidji Elec
tric Co., have completed repairs to the commercial
telephone line. A new instrument was installed in
place of the old one and new phones were in
stalled at C. F. Beaulieu's store and at the St.
Mary's Mission School.
Joe Lawrence recently returned from Toledo,
^Ohio, after about a month's employment in the
/overland automobile plant. The close confine-1
-*4jnent at inside work was a little too much for Joe's
4t* Simon Needham and George Clark, both of Red
Lake, have recently entered the employ of the
factory at Toledo, Ohio. George Clark
~C is reported to have become lost in the city of Chi
cago on his way to Toledo. With the assistance
fvof a Chicago policeman he was enabled to get out
el of town again safely.
Eliza Berard has returned to her home after
completing her term of enrollment at the Carlisle,
Pa., Indian School.
Several automobiles from this vicinity drove to
Red Lake Falls for the Red Lake Valley Devel
opment Association and Jefferson Highway Socia
bility Tour on June 27th and 28th. Among those
who attended the meeting' from here were Supt.
and Mrs. W. F. Dickens, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. God
dard, Anton Doehle, J. G. Morrison, Alex Mc
Dougal, George Beaulieu, Wm. R. Spears, Sr., and
W. R. Spears, Jr. J. B. Hanson of Redby also
drove his car.
Wm. Dudley, Joe Lawrence and Frank Lariver,
all of Red Lake, are recent purchasers of new
Xavier Downwind, an employee of the Ford Mb-
^tbr" Co., Minne^poW^rmFuKTecently^r^t^r^^W
the reservation for his vacation, coming overland
in a Ford car.
Chas. Morgan has been appointed to the position
of Interpreter at the agency office.
Michael Bagley of Ponsford, Minn., recently vis
ited in Red Lake and submitted himself to regis
tration while here. He is farming 120 acres of
land near Ponsford and purchased a new farm
wagon from B. L. Fairbanks & Co., which he drove
home on his return to Ponsford.
B. L. Fairbanks of White Earth was a recent
business visitor at Red Lake.
Fred Graves sold a team to Kah-ke-gay-gwon,
Dr. L. G. Neal of Ponemah drove to Red Lake
June 28th, returning on the 29th.
With apologies for the delay, the News is
pleased to chronicle the birth of a big, bouncing
boy to Mr. and Mrs A. C. Goddard on April 16,
1917. The baby has been named Ralph Hayes,
Goddard, though his official name on the rolls
will be recorded as Mays-quan-ah-quod (Red,
Miss Mayme Setter, formerly Matron at Cass
Lake, returned to her home in Hayward, Wiscon
sin, after spending a week with Mrs Omar Gra
Dr and Mrs Culp have left Mt Pleasant,
Michigan, after spending a few days at Barago,
Michigan They expect to spend some time at
Ashland, Wisconsin Mrs. Culp says "Mt. Pleas
ant is one of the best places on the map, but after
all there is No Place Like Home
Mr and Mrs William Cook are in Duluth hav
ing dentist work done.
A meeting was held recently at the Spears Ho
tel to form "The Red Lake Auto Club As a re
sult the Island Lake road has been fixed up in good
shape John G. Morrison, Jr., acted as overseer.
Andrew Berquist, conductor on the &
recently bought a new Overland
A Goddard some time ago sold his Ford and
has purchased a new Dodge.
William Dudley has purchased a new Ford of
Simon Fairbanks. Simon expects to have a new
Pullman here before the 4th.
R3B0JKD ACC. AJ3 20 1343
"Plant Every Foot ol Tillable Soil"
RED LAKE, MINNESOTA, JULY 1, 1917.
LIST OF PERSONS WHO REGISTERED
AT RED LAKE INDIAN AGENCY,
MINNESOTA, JUNE 5, 1917
Anderson James ..114
Anderson, Henry W... 91
Bailey, Roy Arnold... 34
Barrar, Antoine 109
Barrett, Joseph 92
Beaulieu, John W 30
Beaulieu, Paul 31
Beaulieu, Chas A 42
Beaulieu, Chas 93
Bell, Peter 108
Benais, George 38
Bergquist, Andrew ...102
Bigstar, John 39
Black, Peter 64
Blue, William 118
Brown, James W 95
Bug-, Charles 69
Burns, Alvie 65
Cloud, Raymond 72
Cobenais, James P.... 78
Desjarlies, Solomon... 47
Doehle, Anton 8
Dolson, Charles 127
Downwind, Xavier ...125
Dudley, William 48
English, George 51
Enger, Theodor 10
Fairbanks. Joseph 58
Feather, Wayne 113
Frenchman, John R... 87
Garrigan, Paul 101
Good, Wayne 98
Graves, Joseph 104
Graves, John 105
Greeley, Patrick P.... 85
Green, Felix A 27
Green, Samuel A. 82
Greene, Seth Leroy 75
Greenleaf, John 63
Greenleaf, Henry 7
Gurneau, James A. 57
Hart, Baptiste 33
Hashbarger, Wm. H... 14
Hill, Henry 84
Hobson, Samuel 81
Iahbedub, John 18
Iahbedub, Joseph 97
Jacobs, Walker 55
Johnson, John 129
Johnson, Stanley J. 5
Jones, Leslie 62
Jordan, Alex (No 3) 6
9ourau3 CiMuf.*? fc2
Jourdain, Louis 22
Jourdan, James H. 54
King, Ernest 128
King, McKmley 66
King, William 11
Kingbird, Allen 116
Kingbird, Paul 117
Lariver, Frank 2
Lawrence, Benj, 106
Lawrence, Joseph 15
Lawrence, Joe Willie.. 12
The Cato Sells Farmers' Club, which consists
of the Redby farmers, was organized on June 3.
The officers consist of William Dudley, President
Joe Clark, Vice President David Hobson, Secre
tary, and Ah-je-dum-o, Treasurer. They have
been clearing land for David Hobson, Joe Clark
and Ben Hobson. At the present time they are
building a pasture of 640 acres to keep their stock
Among the many farmers who have been mak
ing special effort to do their bit this spring are
Joe Clark, Wm. Dudley, George Neadeau, J.
Jourdain, Max Dickenson and Robert Smith.
N. J. Head's place is beginning to look like a
"Real Farm." Nat has cleared about twenty
acres and has about twenty under cultivation
Aside from a bunch of cows he has 13 young
Miss Emily Moore, who has been teaching in
the Consolidated Schools at Debs, Minnesota, spent
the past month at the home of Mr. and Mrs H.
Mrs. C. Moore and Miss Emily Moore left
Thursday to spend a few days with their brothers
at Hibbmg, Minnesota.
We are glad to note that Omar Gravelle, who
has been confined to the hospital in Bemidji, was
able to return home June 27th very much im
We had our first real rain this year on June
27th The gardens, fields and pastures were cer
tainly very much in need of it.
Antoine May and George Neadeau recently pur
chased some fine horses to be used on their tenta
tive allotments. Teams have also been pur
chased from Joe Frogg and John Graves.
William Dudley recently sold his team to Mrs.
tfanny Stately. William expects to buy a hea^r
Martin, Joseph 59
Mason, Frank A 89
May, Antoine 26
Meley, George 36
'Moose, Jacob 126
Mountain, John 19
Mountain, Wm Rocky 23
Neadeau, Pierriche.... 88
Nal Lum 37
Needham, Joseph P... 24
Needham, Simon 16
Needham, Daniel W...123
kelson, Amos 119
Nestling, Eddie 67
Nestling, Frank 73
Oldman, George 115
Rosebear, Teddy 70
Roy, Antoine 4
Roy, John Mike 122
aioy, Joseph V. 120
Saddler, Glen 0 103
layers, George 71
Sayers, Henry 25
Sayers, James I. 28
Sidoff, Rudolph 13
Sitting, Clifford 124
Smith, Charles 29
Smith, Curtis A 3
Smith, John 21
Smith, Joseph W 1
Smith, Paul 79
Spears, Ben N 49
Spears, Chas. A 32
Spears, John 48
Spears-, Thomas 50
Spees, Joseph 76
Staberg, Henry 45
Stand, Guy 85
Stately, Simon 41
Stately, William 40
Stillday, Esau 61
Stillday Perc 5 3
Stillway, Wayne 60
Strong, Joseph W. 83
Sullivan, James 66
Sumner, John 9
Sumner, Joseph 86
Taylor, Baptiste 10?
Thunder, John 17
Thunder, jOtto ,.112
Ward, Moses 77
Weise, John W. 44
Wells, Andrew 110
White, Raymond 121
Whitefeather, Oscar... 68
Workman, Louis W... 43
Bagley, Michael 131
OEFECf IVE PAGIz
team before long.
A A. Richardson of Bemidji recently made a
business trip to Red Lake.
By the help of Joe Graves, pitcher, John Graves,
catcher, and Joe Lawrence, 2nd baseman, the
Clear brook baseball team won a fast played and
thrilling game at their home grounds Sunday, June
24th, the score being two to one in favor of
Clearbrook. The Fosston team was only able to
secure four hits off of Joe Graves. Spikes, Manny
and Ted Gravelle, Alex McDougal, Prank Lariver,
Awash Spears and O-ge-mah-wub, of our village,
were enthusiastic boosters for Clearbrook. The
home boys admit that Fosston has a cracking good
team and that it was a pitcher's battle from start
Through the efforts of John G. Morrison, Jr.,
almost $100 has been collected from traveling men
and others interested in the improvement of our
roads and expended to excellent advantage in im
proving on the reservation the road leading from
the Agency to Bemidji.
Mr. Blakeslee and family recently motored to
their farm in the vicinity of Goodridge, going by
way of Highlanding and returning by way of the
Quite a number of pamphlets entitled "Recipes
for Using Canned Foods" have been received from
the Information Bureau of the Minneapolis Trib
une at Washington, D. C. Most of these bulletins
have already been distributed among the employees
at the Red Lake School, Red Lake Hospital, St.
Mary's Mission and the Cross Lake School. How
ever, we have still a few on hand, and any one
who desires to secure a copy can get one by call
ing for it at the Agency office.
Mr, J. T. Berry of White Earth is~fhe new ap-"
pointee in the blacksmith's position at Cross Lake.
Harry Johnson, Cross Lake policeman, has pur
chased a new car.
Tom Johnson made two trips to Leech Lake the
Two men from Minneapolis were here a short
time ago fishing.
The government boat has been here on several
trips recently with material for the new buildings.
Mr. and Mrs. Hashbarger, Principal and wife,
of Red Lake, paid a visit to Cross Lake the 23rd.
Alex Everywind spent ten days vacation at home
and returned to the Toman Indian School several
Mr. L. G. Neal has averaged one trip to Red
Lake a week since getting his horse and buggy.
Miss Broker, nurse at the hospital, was a Cross
Lake visitor recently.
The Cross Lake baseball team went to Battle
River June 24th. They lost the game. It was a
poorly played game on both sides from start to
finish I I J. I I I
Gardens arfci ^King^noeJ
pects are good* hot 'splendid' 'e'xhioit at'the fair
Most of the Indians in the Farm Station district
attended the Catholic celebration at the Agency.
Pastures are fine and cattle are in good shape.
Why not pick out your farm in the Farm Station
district, with plenty of hay, pasture, wood, good
water and the finest farming district on the reser
\ation. Come on out and get your farm picked
out and help us make good roads.
Strawberries are getting ripe but are rather
small on account of the long dry period
Come out and see the Farm Station country.
It isn't as wet as you may imagine.
We have the road up in good shape from the
lake to the Farm Station. Now is the time to
come out and look over the country.
Don't spend your time trying to farm sand.
Come out where the soil is the best.
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