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IN PROBATE COURT.
Citation for Hearing on Petition for
State of Minnesota, County of Beck
er, in Probate Court.
In tiie matter of the estate of Fred
The State of Minnesota to Joseph H.
Casebeer, and all persons interested
in the granting of administration of
the estate of said decedent: The peti
tion of Joseph H. Casebeer having
been tiled in this Court, representing
that Fred Casebeer, then a resi
dent of the County of Becker, State
of Minnesota, died intestate on the
30th day of September, 1918 and
praying that letters of administra
tion of his estate be granted to
Joseph H. Casebeer, and the Court
having fixed the time and place for
hearing said petition:
THEREFORE, You, and Each of
You, are hereby cited and required
to show cauae, if any you have, be
fore this Court at the Probate Court
Rooms, in the Court House, in the
City of Detroit, in the County of
Becker, State of Minnesota, on the
13th day of October, 1919, at 10 o'clock
A. M., why said petition should not
Witness the Judge of said Court,
and the Seal of said Court, this 16th
day of September 15)19.
E. O. HANSON,
FRANK D. BEAUIJEU,
Attorney for Petitioner.
White Earth, Minn.
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WHITE EARTH. MINNESOTA
State Fair Premiums Awarded
to White Earth Indians.
Supt. Dickens is in receipt of
the checks for the various amounts
due members of this reservation as
premiums awarded on agricultural
exhibits at the Minnesota State
Fair. The following persons were
awarded premiums, the amounts
ranging from 50 cts. to $4.75.
Me zhah ke ah bah dung
Star Bad boy
L. 0. Uran
Robert J. Fairbanks
Jos. St. Clair
Charles Any waush
Indians Saved Wild Game.
(Continued from 1st Page.)
Each hunting ground was known
by its own name, aud was banded
down by inheritance in the male
line from one generation to an
other. It was protected from tres
pass, the punishment for which
sometimes was the supreme pen
alty, in certain cases supposed to
be inflected by conjuring against
the trespasser's life or health. In
dians passing through the hunting
ground of another family usually
sought permission, and if by
necessity game had to be killed,
the pelts were delivered or -other
compensation was made to the
owners of the land. It was cus
tomary, in some cases, when a
particular family had a poor sea
son on its own hunting grounds,
for it to secure the temporary
right to use a part of the hunting
grounds of some neighboring fam
ily until times improved.
Within each family hunting
ground the conservation of the
game was looked to with the
greatest care. The Indian family
knew the approximate number of
deer, bear, moose, caribou, otter
or beaver in its own hunting
ground, and, in the case of some
tribes, regulated with strictness
the number to be killed each year,
so as not to encroach upon the
necessary increase. If the season
for large game had been bad
family would sometimes restrict
itself to a fish diet for months on
SALE OF SCHOOL AND
OTHER STATE LANDS.
State of Minnesota
State Auditor's Office.
St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 27. 9119.
Notice is hereby given that on Nov.
1919, at 10 o'clock a. m., in the office
of the county auditor, at Detroit,
Becker county, in the State of Minne
sota, 1 will offer for sale certain un
sold state lands and also those state
lands which have reverted to the
state by reason of the nonpayment of
Terms of Sale:
Fifteen per cent of the purchase
price is payable to the County Treas
urer at the time of sale. The unpaid
balance is payable at any time in
whole or in part within forty years
from tiie date of sale, interest rate of
four per cent per annum, due on June
1st, of each year: provided, that the
interest can be paid at any time with
in the interest year without penalty.
In effect, this means thai the interest
money may be paid any time between
June first and May thirty-first with
The appraised value of timber,
when so stated, must be paid in full
at the time of sale.
All mineral rights are reserved to
the State by the laws of the State.
All lands are sold subject to any
and all ditch taxes thereon.
Lands on which the interest has
become delinquent may be redeemed
at any time up to the hour of sale, or
before resale, to the actual purchaser.
Such lands are listed under the cap
tion: "Delinquent Lands."
No person can purchase more than
320 acres of land, provided, however,
that State lands purchased previous
to 1905, are not charged against such
Agents acting for purchasers must
furnish affidavit of authority.
A ppraisers' reports showing quality
and kind of soil are on file in this
Lists giving legal descriptions of
lands tolne offered may be obtained
of the State Auditor or the Immigra
tion Commissioner at St. Paul, and
of the County Auditor at the county
J. A. O. PREUS,
end rather than endanger the
Beaver in particular were most
carefully conserved. The number
of young and old beaver in each
beaver house was known. Before
the era of European influence the
Indians never destroyed all the
members, but took such care of
the beaver as well as of the other
food animals in his hunting ground
as the farmer does of his herds
and flocks. Nowadays, however,
the natives have realized the hope
lessness of conserving their re
sources where they have to com
pete with the avarice of the white
man, so in some regions they un
dertook to "get all they could be
fore the white man cleaned it up."
The Timagami band of the Ojib
ways "even went so far as to di
vide their districts into quarters,
Each year the family hunted in a
different quarter in rotation, leav
ing a tract in the center as a sort
of bank, not "to be hunted over
uuless forced to do so by a short
age in the regular tract." Among
certain Indians, like the Micmacs,
these tracts were held together so
long as there were sons, grandsons
or nephews in the male line to in
herit them, and they were some
times increased by intermarriage
The Indians of Kentucky, .says
Dr. Clark Wissler, "were in the
habit of burning off forest areas
regularly so as to provide pastur
age for the buffalo, thus enticing
him to remain in the country.
Again, the Indians living in the
regions where wild rice grows
were observed to take certain pre
cautions to protect the rice beds,
even to facilitating their growth.
The conservation of game in theGeneral
family hunting ground was theing
essential fact in the existence of
these Indians, who lived mainly on
game, lor upon it their lives de
pended. Other uses of natural
resources by them were relatively
small, although the hunting In
dians of Peonsylvani used nearly
all of the ediole wild plants, and
cultivated Indian corn, beans and
pumpkins, and even maintained
considerable orchards of fruit.
With his slight knowledge of
the earth, and what it can provide
for the use of man, these Indians,
naked savages to our ancestors,
and mere bushmen. to far too many
present day Americans, had yet
mastered the essential fundamental
a continuous prosperity. They
knew how to use the natural re
sources, without exhausting them.
Christian Science Monitor.
CARD O THANKS.
To the many kind friends who
offered me their aid and sympathy
during the recent illness and death
of toy beloved father, I wish to
express my most sincere.thanks.
Rev. W. D. Smith
News of White Earth
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I tell It am 'twma f!4 tm mm."
Atty. F. D. Beaulieu autoed to
Detroit and return last Friday.
Michael LaCbappelle was among
the visitors at Detroit on Friday
Dr. Campbell, of Otretna, was a
professional caller here on Tues
O-muck-kah-keence, one of the
oldest members of the reservation,
died at the home of his son, Win
field D. Smith, at Twin Lakes last
Friday. O muck kah keence went
to Rochester last winter to under
go an operation for cancer, but
owing to the advanced stage of the
disease it was not attempted, he
was brought back 'and since then
had suffered a great deal until
death cam* to his relief on Friday.
The remains were brought here
for burial, which took place on
Sunday at the Episcopal cemetery.
Irving Branchaud, of Waubun,
was a business caller here on Sat
Rev. Bodie will preach next
Sunday at the day school, at 3:30
FOR SALEOne small "Cottage
Heater", burns coal or wood. In
quire of C. A. Wage, White Earth,
Rev. W D. Smith, of Nay
tab-waush, was a White Earth
visitor a couple of days the fore
part of the week.
Mrs. Leo. Wright, of Mahno
men, visited with her mother, Mrs.
Antoine Charrette, several days
during the week.
Don't miss the fifth episode of
the big serial "Eirno the Mighty,"
at the motion picture theatre Sat
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Shepardand
little son, of Pipestone, Minn.,
arrived the first of the week for a
short visit with Mrs. Shepard's
parents, Mr. and Mrs Frank Roy.
FOR SALEThe hotel build
ing and property which was for
merly the Louzon property, and
more recently operated by W. A.
Burnette as a hotel. Located in
the center of the village. Inquire
of Jerry Selkirk, White Earth,
Andrew Bellecourt, who has
been spending a two month's fur
lough at bis home here, departed
the latter part of last week for
Camp Dodge. Andrew has four
months more to serve in order to
complete the term of his enlist
Attorney R. J. Powell, of Min
neapolis, and Assistant Attorney
Landrum, were here dur
the week on business in con
nection with the blood status cases
and other business connected with
the Department of Justice.
David Potter, son of Mr. and
Mrs. William Potter, died at the
home of his mother in this village
last Thursday morning. Mr. Pot
ter had been a sufferer from tuber
colosis for some time and about
two weeks ago he took a sudden
change for the^ worse, he grew
gradually weaker until about. 9:30
last Thursday morning when death
came to relieve his suffering. De
ceased was 34 years of age and
was born and raised in White
Earth. The funeral was held on
Saturday from St. Benedict's
Catholic church and interment
took place in Calvary cemetery.
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