Af AND PERSONAL
[Ouis Martin, government black
Ith at Pino Feint. hero for a
kiijor Miehelcfr is absent at De
ft on bu-ine^s collected with
plrs. Joo Jonrdnn, loft for Rich
pod la^l A\ook where .she will
fhder services at tho Richwood
HV ofliice Ki\er are ,ucs of
Jr. and ifrs. T. B- BoauJion for
John Hanks, a member of tlio
r. A. K.. who has been serimi-ly
with pneumonia, for a month
tast, is now convalescent.
B. L. Fairbanks and Mike La
Jhappellc have g-one to largo on
business trip, and ineidently to
the Great Father. Teddy, i
rjohn Webster who has been
ft Walker.iterested in the Walk
City dray Jtne. has returned, to
lye, out on his fann- "Bo-zho
|-]Mr. James Degan, a hustling
firmer from the North end of the
teservation, came down on on
lay, to transact business nt the
'Several of the Indian boy* of
iiis reseavation started for Chica
go last week where they have
icon engaged.to play ball, for the
Mr. Earnest Kobitoilhs who, un-
|l recently has been connected wilh
wffovcrnniemt Indian school here
|as removed to Fosston where he
j^ill hereafter |)ractice law.
Mr. Onion,'- Chief engineer of
"Jhe Soo Ixailroad, now running
Freliininary! .lines through this
cvservutioiv was the guest of Major
^lichelet during tho past week^f
'.Hie Indian women of this reset'
have all ,started for their
t,igar camps, and arc looking i'or
ard to making an abundance of
'sugar.as the conditions are very
Mr. Robert James Henry dis
ciplinarian of the Indian boarding
school at Pino Point, is visiting his
-mother here. Ho reports every
thing at Pine Point as being in a
^ajor\Miehelot is making ar-
i^soon to' pay the Indians there their
proportion of the 'Sfumpage
Fund" The amount to be. paid
will be between ninteen and twen
I dollars -per capita. r i
Alfred "Warren, of Minneapolis
so'n of late William V. Warren,
arrived here last Wednesday oira
visit to friends and relatives.and to
look after his interest on the reser
vation. Alfred has never lived
upon the reservation, but friends
autd acquaintances of his father
Vxtcnd him a hourly welcome.
seri'Mis die:is ha*, broken
jLvmt unions the cattle on this reser
vation and a number of them ha\
lted Dr. Youngberg. a \eterhiary
surgeon of Detroit, who has been
here to investigate the disease,
pronouces it a very" cojitageous
one and has ordered all the cattle,
that have been exiosedJ quaren
t? A ball will he given at the
"White. Earth Hall on- Monday
April 13, under the auspices
$he of White Earth Orchestra.
Arrangments have been made with
*lhe Headquarters Hotel for such
~o the dancers as may wish for
supper, and a reasonable charge
fs, will be made for dance tickets.
Tffr^ hall is now being enlarged
-and will be ready for xise when the
"dance take place. A large at ten
jriarire and a^cxl tinF*"'sexwi"
THE LARGEST and MOST COMMO-
DIOUS HOTEL Ofl THE
Table "always bountifully supplied
everything that the maikvt af-
ford*, including game and
fish in season.
A large and comfortable. Feed and
Livery stable in connection
JOHN SEfCY Prop.
'Jt Is reported that Gus. H. Beau
lieu will s(H)i) trv hissfCenti newspaper
veuturp at 'White Earth. The-pa per. it
is said, will be known as The Toma-
hawk."' We would saKKost that litis bo
a little more careful this time, and not
become.too "sassy? to the UK't'iit. or,
asdiclCoi. SVieiluui, he may take,his
tomahawk away .from 1dm. Mielieiet,
like Hheehau, is a man who tfoesthings
and soniei imes lie does them Quickly.
Yes, the report that (his ft Beaulieu
has started another nevvsjiapei' ven
ture, and that the paper has.been
chrisliaued and will -hereafter be
known "as The Touiahawk,_is truly
true, and that it lias come with the
intention til' si ayiny here on 1 he White
Earth Reservation, and doing what it
can to bring to publit notice the many
abuses that exist in the adntinistrat ion
of Chippewa matters in the *tate. in
hopes Uiat this publicity might elitek
these to some extent, in loingtlii it
is not the intention of the TOMAHAWK
to accept the unsolicited advice of the
editorol'tlieDetroit Record who neven
has, in a single instance, raised his voice
on behalf of the members of this or
any other r-verv itions. but on the con
lary he has always upheld those who
have oppressed them.-.
So far as.t he 'Records reference to E\
Indian agent -Shee.hau's at tempi to
suppress our first, newspaper venture
js concernetl, the. latter found it rathet
an pensive undertaking'as the i'-
eords in .'the eTftiee of the clerk of tin
t'nited Slates circuit couri at St. Raul
will show, and the judgement en
tered in our favor then still stands as
an 'endorsement of the position we
look relative to Chippewa matters.
Finally, we eongral ulate oursehes
though the stormy hours of misfortune
which fell to the lot of our early ven
tures, in the newspaper line," public
sentiment was awakened in behalf of
the"('hippewasof the White Knrfh re
servation and which' contributed so
materially in establishing the prin
ciple ami democratic fact and truth
that, this reservation is apart and por
tion of .the United States and the
Chippewas are human beings, ciUi/.ens
of the t'nited States and entitled to
the protection of the law and the sa'
red.constitutional prerogative of- the
enjoyment of "life, liberty and the pur
suit of happiness,'* likewise "the free
dom of spe.eci 1 and of the press."
And it is the determination of the
TOMAHAWK to respect and uphold
these sacred principles, even if it has
to be a little "sassy" at times to accom
plish this end not withstanding the
very solicitous suggest ions and implied
threats of the record to the contrary.
REORGANIZATION OF THE
-WHITE EARTH CORNET?"
For some time pa*t tlio question
i the reorganization of tlie White
Kartliornt'lJnnd has been under
discussion, and a meeting of all
those interested in this matter has
been called for Saturday evening
April, 11, at the^ !\VhItc- Earth
TIall to devisn means of securing
such additional instruments as
needed by the band. ':r:^--'^are
DIET)On Wednesday" last,
James, the infant child of Mr. and
ivr ^obn FniHvvjdi-s
W have a large number of tal-
en** musicans on tho reservation
and'there is no reason M'hy a first
class band should not lie organized.
We trust that tliere will be a
hirgc attendance at the meeting.
Licensed Goverment trader
General Merchant, An extensive line ef !)RY GOODS, CLOTHING,
BOOTS, and SHOtS and everything and anything that will keep the
body warm and comiortafele and the mind contented and happy.
And don't forget too, that we carry in stock
one of the largest and best selected pure,
fresh, crisp and wholesome
Line.' of GROCERIES and PROVISIONS. Tin, wooden and
glass-ware a. splendid assortment.
COUNTRY PRODUCE, A SPECIALTY.
All kind of fresh fish'and jjanie kept In season. In a word if there Is any-
thing you or your family needs, in the line of EATABLE or woar-
lng*app*rerjust:call around and see. We are sure we can
please you. Indian Beads Silk and Fancy
Needle work, a SPECIALTY
LOUISA J. LYNCH. Prop.
The Old Reliable
ROBERT P. FAIRBANKS,
License Government trader
S Dry goods, Groceries and .Provision,
Read) made and Up-to-date Clothing Boots and shoes. A large assortment oi tin. Glass
and wooden-ware and Household
Cash paid for Hides, Fur, and
Indian fancy work a specially
Mrs R. Reyer=
B. L. FAIRBANKS & SON Proprietors.
DEALER IN -FRESH SMOKE SALT,
RUTTEK, EGfiS. and COUXTKY TRODITCE GEXEKAI.LT,
KEPT I S STOCK. A GEXERAT ASSORTMEXT of
fresh COXFECTIONXRY^Wl'S. FRUITS and cigars"
ALAVAYS OX HAND..
Cash paid FOR FURS, HIDES, and COUNTRY PRODUCE,
B. L, Fsirbani'S & Son frofe
1 -i i--
CARSOfi'S OLD STiKD.
A full Line of Drugs, Chemicals
Prescription Work a Specialty.
A Choice Line oi Purfurnes and Sundries Suitable for Sirfhddy and Wed
ding Presents Just Rcrjeiveil. Dhoice l.nported ar/J Oojnesi'e Gigars.
IC. (.'l'MMIX(JS. Prejs' JOHN II. SMITH. V. Pie^
AV. UKTTK\(JKX, ^1 V.Pres. W.-J.^IOKKOW,
First National Ban
000- -o- 0 0
Tlie on!.\ Nationa JJauk in 1*IH-K"1" COMUL.V.
Cyii1al tli.111 all tirii 'MHI-.S in the counl
nusiucss AivomiU Invited Tnlorost Paid or: Time Deposits. Five
In'Mirauee Written in Old Kcliahle Coinpa:nics. Mone,\ Al-
\\a\Ni hand i'oi Morira" Loans.
Dry Goads, Groceries,
Licensed Sovernment traders and General Merchants -v
Shoes, Fioiif, Grain mi
GASH PAID FOB HIDES, FUR, 6BAIK. and COUNTRY PRODUCE.
YOUR PATR0NA6E RF.SPEGTEULLY, S0LI6ITEP.
We havs, and. carry constantiy, on hand one of the largest and bisst selected
stack of Gsneral Merchandise to be found W the Nortn-west, Our gcoris are
fresh in stock, truein name, pure in quality, and just weight and price,
of Style and
so univefsally demanded by 20th
Century buyers t MenV Trousers
,are to-day, found only in the
best garments the product of
skflled labor and exclusive fabrics.
Loot, for the "R & W" trade
B. L. Fairbanks & Son
THE NEW MODEL
combining long* wearing features
with irreproachable correctness of
cut and fit commend themselves
itrall purchasers. Our line is now
completeboth as to price-range
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