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A. D. STEPHENS
Capital $25,000.00 Surplus $5,000.00
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY FOR
Individual Funds of Red Lake Indians
5 PER CENT INTEREST PAID ON
TIME CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT
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Saddlery, Hardwar and
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Red Lake, Minn.
Staple and Fancy Groceries,
Dry Goods, Shoes, Etc.
We are members of the Red Lake Tribe of
Indians and solicit a share of your business.
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BAKERY AND CONFECTIONERY
CIGARS AND TOBACCO
Club Room in Connection
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RED LAKE SCHOOL NOTES
Mrs. Catherine Beaulieu is acting as boys' matron
at present, having assumed the duties on March 4th.
The infant daughter of Joseph Strong, our en
gineer, has been very sick the greater part of the
Mr. Crow and his family arrived on March 10th
to announce the approach of spring. His return
from his southern sojourn was four days earlier
than the two previous years.
Edward Hole-in-day, our night engineer, discon
tinued his services at the school on March 20.
Due to favorable weather for the past two weeks,
the children have been enjoying themselves playing
out of doors games on the campus.
Miss Serena Blue, our mess cook, returned Mon
day after a three days visit at her home near
Leona Leslin is in school again after a few days
illness at the hospital.
The children enjoyed a treat of maple sugar on
their month-end home visit in March. Sugar mak
ing is on in full force now.
In lieu of the regular Sunday evening song
service on Easter Sunday an Easter program was
rendered by the pupils at 7 p. m.
We have a 98 per cent average attendance for
March. The average attendance for the year so
far has been very good.
We notice that some of the primary pupils are
making some very pretty rag rugs.
Mr. Graham talked last Sunday evening about
the earth and some of its relatives.
Mr. H. A. Andrews, formerly chief clerk here
but now holding that position at White Earth, made
the school and agency a very pleasant visit the
latter part of the month.
C. H. Graham and Louis Lussier made a business
trip to Ponemah one day last week.
Several cars have made the trip from Red Lake
to Ponemah and back on the ice recently. Mr.
Cross made the drive from Red Lake to Ponemah
in 30 minutes.
Mr. O. L. Breckner, principal of the Cross Lake
school, has been a pleasant caller at the school
several times during March.
Mrs. A. Colonahaski was called to White Earth
on March 27 by the serious illness of her brother.
George Gravell claims he was the first to cross
the ice with a car this season. He drove his auto
from Red Lake to Ponemah on the 27th.
A farewell party was given for Mr. and Mrs.
Patrick Harnley by the school and agency employees
at the school building on March 20. A very pleas
ant evening was spent with games and music.
We lose in the departure of the Hamley's a very
valuable asset to our little social circle. A silver
remembrance token was presented to them. Supt.
G. W. Cross making a very appropriate presentation
Miss Mae MacGregor, county nurse, spent sev
eral days last week visiting the public schools in
this part of the county and while here availed her
self of the opportunity of visiting a government
In general conversation at the mess dining room
recently, an employee who had evidently been
We Carry a Full Line of
Our "Wangan" is fully stocked
with comfortable woolen goods
Red Lake and Ponemah, Minnesota
reared farther south than Minnesota, said: "I hear
you all speaking of the sugar bush when you really
mean sugar tree."
Mr. Rudolph Hertz, field director American In
dian survey for the interchurch world movement,
whose field covers Minnesota, Nebraska, North and
South Dakota, visited the schools of the reservation
the last of the month and spoke very interestingly
to the pupils of the Red Lake school Tuesday even
ing, March 30th.
CROSS LAKE SCHOOL ITEMS
Winter still hangs on and we are still using the
We had sixty cases of the "flu" in the school
during March and many very serious, yet we
did not lose a case. There were a number of
deaths on the outside, however.
Thomas Spears has quit the camp and gone to
Wisconsin to farm.
Simon Webster left for Wisconsin March 28 to
look after his farm there.
Sam English, engineer, had a very serious attack
of the "flu."
Ne. LaGarde is visiting her sister, Mrs. Sam
Supt. Cross and Rev. Hertz paid the school a
visit March 31.
Mr. C. H. Graham, principal of the Red Lake
school, spent part of a day at Ponemah recently.
Nathan Whitefeather and Johanna Kingbird were
married in Bemidji recently.
Joe Clark was seen on the streets of Ponemah
one day this week.
Kay-gway-tah-be-tung died at his home at the
"Point," March 30. Another old-timer has pass
A large number of the Cross Lakers are hauling
lumber for their own improvements lately.
It seems as if every Cross Laker wishes to have
his Liberty bonds.
Ah-zhe-day-ke-zhig lost a horse through a crack
in the ice on the lake a few days ago.
The Cross Lake school cows took their annual
bath in the lake. Three of them came near being
Barney Perkins' big mare was in the lake Suft
day morning. Fifteen or twenty boys and a num
ber of employees pulled her out with a rope.
Tim Crowley went away a few days ago, hunt
MINNESOTA BUTTER OUTPUT
130,785,508 POUNDS, LEADS U. S.
Minnesota led all other states in butter produc
tion in 1919 with an output of 130,785,508 pounds,
according to a bulletin just issued by the bureau
of markets of the department of agriculture. This
is an increase of 8,800,000 pounds over 1918.
Iowa ranks second for 1919, with 87,914,633
pounds Wisconsin third, with 85,654,334 pounds
California fourth, with 61,785,295 pounds, with
Ohio, Nebraska, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and
Missouri in the order named, all showing increases,
but not so great as Minnesota.
The total production in the United States in 1919
was 866,850,150 pounds, an increase of 7.18 per
cent over 1918.
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