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i W 1 Frank D. Beaulieu. ATTORNEY AT LAW. Willi Earth, Minn. O. SLETVOLD LAWYER PRACTICES IN ALL COURTS. Notary Public Telephone 175. Offici Ow Sicintj Stall Ban Detroit, Minnesota. J. H. BALDWIN ATTORNEY AT LAW Frazee, Minn. Denninson Wheelok, COUNSELLOR AT LAW Solicits ii Chancery Interior Department Practice. Indian Law a Speciality. 511 Mineham big., Green Bay.W/s JOHN LEEQY Notary Public pwrs iriwa Ifr ciovijiif ntimti ii lands WHITE EARTH. MINNESOTA AdVertise in THE TOMAHAWK. it brines results. Finest line of Stationery and School Supplies MAGAZINE Subscriptions. Wage's Stationery Store. White Earth, Minn. Advertise in The Tomahawk it brings results. Asks That Appropriations From Chippewa Tribal Funds be Stopped. (Continued from 1st Page.) ures that we can get anything fromappropriation bills, reports of the bureau* and every hearing from 1889 down to this daythere is nothing to show anything Mr. SMJTH, of Michigan. Mr. Chairman, will the gentleman yield for a question? Mr. ELLSWORTH. No I canof not yield. There is nothing to show anything except the bare statement by Mr. Merritt, the Assitant In dian Commissioner. And this is what Mr. Merritt says, after 30 pages were consumed in trying to get him to say what, if any, of this $160,000 which is now in the bill at $100,000, because the commiitee could not conscientiously leave it at $160,000 Mr. Merritt says in reply to a question by Mr. Hastings of howwhite much of this was spent for schools: "We are maintaining a number of agencies in the Chippewa country, among which is the White Earth. Under under each one of those superintendencies there is a system of schools" Under the superintendents, like schools under a school board in a country or little village supervised by an agentthat is, he is over it in authority 'There is 4 system of schools, and we maintain that agency organiza tion out of this appropriation of $160,000 that we are now request ing" Maintain the schools? Oh, no they maintain the agency organi zation. This is all Mr. Merritt would say. He continues: "And with that appropriation wiped off the statute books we would be absolutely powerless to continue that organization in the Chippewa country, and the Chip pewa Indians themselves would be the first people who would suffer as the result of the discontinuance of this appropriation." Powerless to continue thelschools? No the organization. I wish I had a little more time, There Is mora Catarrh In this section of the country than all other diseases put together, and for years it was sup posed to be incurable. Doctors prescribed local remedies, and by constantly failing to cure with local treatment, pronounced It incurable. Catarrh Is a local disease, greatly influenced by constitutional con ditions and therefore requires constitu tional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Medi cine, manufactured by F. J. Cheney A Co., Toledo, Ohio, is a constitutional remedy, is taken Internally and acts thru the Blood on the Mucous Surfaces of the System. One Hundred Dollars re ward is offered for any case that Hall's' Catarrh Medicine falls to cure.. Send for circulars and testimonials. P. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, Ohio. Sold by Druggists, 76c. Hall's Family Pills for constipation. Help Save A Life. They Have Been Fed by Relief Workers tad are Soon to Have Clean Clothing and Real Beds, due to the help of the American Committee for relief in the Near East, supported by charitable do- nations, for which they are making a nation-wide campaign. For this support the citizens of White Earth Township are requested to raise a certain amount, and it is hoped that all those able will con- tribute liberally toward this noble cause when the solicitor calls. The allotment for Becker county to raise in this drive (Feb. 67) is $6,300.00. O. W. DUMMERT, Chairman, sub Committee for White Earth Twp. but all I can say is this: The Chip pewa Indians, of which there are two factionsand they do not agree on many other thingswai this item stricken from the bill. Mr. Merritt suggested that Mr. Coffey, representing a contesting faction on which the bureau has relied for support might have something to say following the statements of Mr. Carl and Mr. Beauiieu, of the regular legislative committee of the general council who, with Mr. Fairbanks and others, ask for the elimination of this provision, and Mr. Hastings, the committee, inquired:. The main thing that I want to know is just what I asked you. He bad asked him whether they wanted it appropriated. Mr. Coffey replied: Well, it is the sentiment of the Indians that Congress ought not to appropriate this money. These men do not want Congress to appropriate this money. They have been here every year for 10 years fighting it, and every man, and red, outside of bureau and agency employees and their immediate supporters, in that country is against this appropria tion, and will fight it here from now on until it is put out of 'thegive bill, and will try to keep it out. And every single Member of the House of Representatives from this State who understands the situa tion, and the men who are theback county officials and bar associations in counties within the reservation confines and the principal associa tions in these counties and the members of the tribe are against this appropriation being made. I have in my hand a petition signed by hundreds of the mem bers of the tribe, and among the names are the names of 72 menwere who fought at Chateau Thierry and in the Argonne Forest' and Sedan for world democracy,1 at and they do not want it. No one will sufferand I make this statement with a willingness to accept full responsibilityif you take every cent of this appropriation and wipe it out* and it will not cause a single bit of contention or dissatis faction among any citizens or In seeking dians, white or red, but will be the commencement of the elimination of a bureaucratic control, and a gigantic step toward the reestab lishment of anew self-respect and independent spirit among the race, and we here may feel that we are fulfilling our promises of free government to our own as well as to the oppressed/ people of other lands. [Applause.] s Read THE TOMAHAWK, $1.50. ITZZZZI 52 issue Pernicious Propaganda. In connectio'n with the Linnen report on White Earth agency affairs a considerable portion of which is devoted to scandelous, vile, and untruthful attacks upon the character and reputation of certain members of the reservation who dared to tell the truth concern ing the deplorable managementand condition of Chippewa affairs in the hope that Congress would in vestigate the Chippewa affairs thoroughly, a concerted propa ganda is being fostered by the In dian Bureau to destroy theN useful- ness of the General Council and to villify the members of its legisla tive committee in an attempt to destroy their good standing with members of Congress. This pro paganda is being carried on both at Washington and at several of the agencies in Minnesota and the latest attempt in line with this pernicious propaganda that has come to light, was the attempt of John H. Hinton, superintendent, to induce a certain young married woman of this reservation to go to Minneapolis and appear before the Hennepin County Grand Jury to testimony against one of the members of the members of the legislative committee who is now in Washington in an endeavor that he might be arrested and brought from Washington so stand trial. The young woman positively refused to have anything to do with such a proceeding, whereupon the said Hinton caused a subpoena to be served upon the young wom an ordering her to appear before the Hennepin County Grand Jury. After the County Attorney and grand jury of Hennepin county advised of this proceeding and the animous behind the at tempted prosecution, they prompt ly refused to entertain the subject or to find an indictment, thus again exposing the sinister, feeble and malicious attempts of tjie In dian bureau and some of its in competent officials in a vain en deavor to decry the honest efforts of the progressive Chippewas in what they believe to be just and honorable in the admisis tration of their affairs. This insidious propaganda is be ing conducted for a purpose, and that purpose is to destroy, if pos sible, the personal character of every person who dares to make a complaint agains^ the demoralizing conditions existing in the Indian Service to the end that their use fulness might be destroyed and, as a notice to others of what they might expect if they ever dared to complain against an employee or official of the Indian Bureau, no matter how just their cause for complaint might be. The Indians realize this. What hope is there of such methods civilizing them! Is this the sort of civilization they should be taught? What redress have they and what kind of loyalty does it breed, and what grade of citizenship does it promote? Geo. A. Morrison, of Ogema, was an agency caller during the week. I PAY your subscription. Louie Uran was doing business in the village on Tuesday and did n*t forget to renew his subscrip tion to THE TOMAHAWK. Louis Jackson arrived home last Thursday, having received an honorable discharge form military service. Mr. McTier, of Minneapolis, ar rived here the first of the week for a short visit with his wife who is employed at the boarding school. Don't forget to attend the recep tion for the returned soldier boys at the boarding school tomorrow evening. Caroline Morrison-Grandelmyer, a pioneer Minnesota woman and member of this reservation, died at Brainerd on Jan. 25th, from arterip-sclerosis. 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