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First National Bank
of Bemidji, Minn.
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RED LAKE SCHOOL ITEMS.
istherer the boys^are pacticing ball and
the girls are skipping their ropes and playing jacks.
Mrs. Joe Lussier and son Pat were up from the
Clearwater district, to visit the children, on the
Mr. Joseph Omen was up from Clearwater for a
few days last week to visit his family at the school.
Mrs. Lewis returned on the third of March from
St. Anthony Hospital,' Bemidji, after spending about
three weeks there as a victim of the "Flu."
The large boys and girls are making kites fox a
tournament to be tield soon.
Recently a letter came from Irene, Texas, to the
pupils of the advanced room, asking them about
their hom state. Now the" pupils are busy on dif
ferent topics which they will send to Texas the end
of the morithi
Mrs. Lewis, our matron, and Belle Cook made a
business trip to Bemidji on Saturday the 22d.
Mary Lussier is again in school after spending a
couple of weeks in the hospital.
Mr. Louis Lussier, our dairyman, returned from
his annual vacation last Saturday. He visited
friends in Bemidji, International Falls and Fort
Francis, Ont., while away.
Isabelle Jourdam is in school again after being
absent three weeks to .care for her mother who was
Miss Anderson visited the Red Lake Mission and
the Cross Lake 'school^ in the interest of the work
being done by the "bread making clubs in these
Olive and Margret Strong, our engineer's little
daughters, entered school last week.
Julia Thunder is in school again after an absence
The request received from the public school chil
dren of Irene, Texas, for first hand information
from outf state has met with a hearty response from
our children and the teacher has suggested the fol
lowing topics on which compositions may be writ
ten Minnesota's position, Scenic beauty, Indians
bf Minnesota, Our wild game* Kinds of trees, An
nual Indian Fair, Minnesota Lakes, Wild Rice,
Maple Sugar Making, Minnesota Wheat, Commerce,
Soil and Climate, Our State Bread Making Contest,
Wild Berries of Minnesota, Mining and Quarrying,
Lumbering, Minnesota Flowers, Minnesota Birds,
Minnesota Fish and State Fisheries, Drainage,
Manufacturing, Agriculture, Stock Raising and How
I Spend My Summers.
Much interest is being shown in the spring sports,
the older boys have organized two* baseball teams
and chose Peter Beaulieau and Earnie Howard as
Nellie Strong, Stella Webster and Paul Taylor
have been promoted to the Fifth grade and Emma
Barrett, Jannnet Jones and Willie Fineday have
been advanced to the Fourth.
It was rather an unusual sight to see a Ford go
spinning across the lake on the ice to the logging
camps on the north shore. Mr. Isham made the
run from Ponemah to the school in thirty minutes.
The usual number of fish houses are in evidence
We carry a full line of
Our "Wanagan" is fully stocked
with comfortable woolen goods
rary E2d. i
and can furnish you with anything from
an Avalanche to a Freshet
Chippewa Trading Company
Red Lake and Ponemah, Minnesota
(again and fishing through the ice is one of the mosjt
popular pastimes just now.
The crows returned on schedule time, arriving on
'the 14th of March which was just a year from the
time they were first seen last spring.
The ice harvest is over, again for a year and the
jjchool has a good supply! of very nice ice for the
I Principal 0. L. Beekner and Gust Holstein were
over from Ponemah for a couple of loads of sawdusjt
on the 25th.
Mr. Goddard will assume( her duties in the prir
school on April 1st. I
Mrs. Graham and Mrs. Lewis each entertained
he Red Lake Gossip club at the school building
during the month. The chief clerk agrees, the club
Is properly named.
Alvy Burns was over from Ponemah for a loa
jbf beef for the Cross Lake school on Saturday th.4
The! balancing'set 7for our electric plant' has a
last arrived, i
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Farm Station News.
Louis G. Smith of the Northwest called at th
Farm Station recently while on his i way to th
agency for lumber. I i
A number of the farmers attended the potat
meeting held at the agency March 10.
Don't forget to plant good seed. Remember
it doesn't pay to deal in scrub seed or stock.
C. A. Smith has been hauling lumber to the
Northwest this winter.
"Smokey" Kelley says, "TheV^ is no place lik
the farm and he is going back as soon as spring
opens up." We wish him all the good luck in thje
William Sayers and wife paid the Far? Statiofa
a visit a short time agp.
Louis Gurneau made a business trip to tbjp
agency some time ago.
Frank Sayers is working at the agency this spring
ffor Chas. Beaulieu.
Frank Carl, Peter Neadeau, and Joe Bay a^e
iplanning on purchasing a Fordson tractor in part
nership. We hope they may be successful.
Give the stock plenty of saltat least once a
Plenty of exercise for the sow is important ff
healthy pigs are desired. I
I Cleanliness is the beginning and the end of tlte
Igospel of pure milk production.
Paint is a great help to the appearance of all
buildings, some fences, and a few cheeks.
Compared Tvith corn, nine bushels of cooked po
tatoes are worth two of the grain as hog feed.
I Watch the sheep when the early spring rains
'come on. A wetting then digs deep into the profits
of the year.
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