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CROSS LAKE SCHOOL.
Mrs. Mina Arnold left on August 2'7 for a short vacation at her home at Fosston, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Kingsbury and Mrs. Blakely and children were callers at our school on Monday. A card was received from Dr. and Mrs. Harrison stating that they were on their way to Port Arthur, Canada. We regret to learn of the departure of Dr. and Mrs. Janev to White Earth. Messrs. Dickens, Fuller, Lee and families of Red Lake, and E. H. Towers of Minne apolis, were picnicers at Cross Lake Sun day. Dr. Harrison treated ten eases of tracho ma while here, he also found one man af flicted with a cataract in the left eye which he operated on at Red Lake. All patients are getting along nicely. They are being treated at the school every day. C. H. McArthur, with the help of Louis Jackson, as interpreter, have been busy the past week gathering exhibits for the fair. They have a fine collection of bead work, grass mats, etc. This is the first time the Indians have taken part in the county fair. Misses Anna Belle ami Jesie Daisy and Messrs. Xavier Downwind and Otto Thun der went to the Agency today to be exam ined by the physician. They are contem plating enrolling at the Carlyle Indian School. We hope more of the young people on the reservation will do likewise. The members of the Cross Lake base ball team are making preparations to attend the county fair at Bemidji where they will play against the Red Lake School and. per haps Bemidji high school. Kay-bay-aus-ung has shown his interest in the Indian exhibit for the fair by having brought in a good collection of bead work and vegetables. The Indians are retiring from acfossTlm Narrows where they had gone to make hay and pick cranberries. The hay-crop is not as good as in former years but most of the people have been able to put up enough for winter use. Mr. and Mrs. Dudley left for Red Lake today. Mr. Dudley has beea. .working at the school the past month and Mrs. Dudley has been cooking in the employees mess. Messrs, Gravelie, Blakely and Kingsbury of Red Lake, and James Olliver of Whape- lon, N. D., landed here Friday on their way to Rive River on Upper Reel. Lake where they spent several days hunting. The cranberry crop is unusually good this year. Some of the Indians are selling them at Kelliher. Barney Perkins has purchased a big lot of cranberries and will send them to Red Lake. Eloise and Grace Dickens were guests at < Toss Lake from Sunday until Monday. Mr. Joseph Mason has been here building an addition on the Simon Fairbanks Co. store. The children of the Cross Lake school have sent an exhibit from their class garden to the fair. A son was born to Way-me-the-go-zhence and Mish-ah-gah-ma-ge-zhe-goke on Aug. 5. Barney Perkins was transacting business at Red Lake Monday. Peter Ogrove, Frank Nestling, Leslie Jones, Charley Bug and Raymond White left for the harvest fields in the Dakotas. Next week the schools will open and boys and girls will more or less reluctantly trudge off to the schol house and turn their I'noughts to rules and figures and black boards instead of fishing and swimming and picnics and fun in general. Work on the telephone line has been dis continued for a few days. LOCALS. John Sayers, Charles Ward and Ke-ni-we put up about 40 tons; of hay this year for winter feed. Chief leen-je-gwon-abe from the “Outlet”, was a business caller at the agency one day last week. Josephine Carl McPherson and husband of Berner, were in on busines on the sixth. They also attended the fair at Bemidji for a day. Ten head of cattle were taken up by Chief of Police Ed Prentiss, asisted by Louis Jour dan and Bug. The boys found the cattle grazing on the reservation in the Clearwater district and promptly drove them into head quarters. Dr. J. W. Hess, of Wahpeton, N. D., was among the callers at the agency last week. Dr. Hess is quite a student of Indian lore. Is a connoissuer in Indian handicraft of which he has a rare collection. This is the third successive summer’s vacation the Dr. has taken at Red Lake. On his return he took with him a prize buck skin shirt to add to his Indian collection. Mr. and Mrs. Martin L. Fuller were among those who visited the fair at Bemidji last week. Among the others of the school and agency employes who visited the joint fair at Be midji last week were Superintendent Dick ens and family, Mr. and Mrs. Goddard, Mr. and Mrs. Lee, Mr. George H. Blakeslee, Wil liam Dudley, Joe Roberts, Bug Louis Jor dan, Bazill Lawrence. Nah-wah-kah-mig was in transacting business at the agency-on Sept. 4th. Mrs. Sam Morris of Redby, Minn., was an agency caller on Sept. sth. Henry Sayers is through haying for the season, having put up about 15 tons of hay. He also has a large quantity of garden vege- tables to be stored away for winter use, be fore going, to the' loggiiig TampsThismdntmx. J dim Roy left with a team for die Dakotas curing the threshing season, wages being •Jl.Off per day. What’s the use of going to the Dakotas to work, Oscar More and Patsey Needham have begun threshing last week. The grain crop this year is reported to be better than -usual/ A number of old people from this vicin ity Lave recently departed for the Mud Lake gathering wild rice. Superintendent L. F. Michael of Riggs In stitute, Flandreau, . S, I)., was among the season’s visitors. Doctor Michael visited a number of the Flandreau students all of whom were glad to see'him. Mr. Roy D. Stabler returned last week from a visit to his home and family in Ne braska.' Mr. E. L. Moore of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, who has been the guest of the Gravelies, re turned to his home last week. Mrs.’ Moore remained, but will follow her husband in a few weeks acompanied by Mrs. Omar Gra velie, Who wall spend the winter in the south. Miss Elizabeth McGregor of Owatonna, Minn., the state agent for Minnesota Public Schools for Dependent Children, was a pleasant caller at the agency recently. Mr. Clarence MtArthur, of the Cross Lake school, recently accompanied a party of stu dents from the agency to St. Paul where he left them after seeing them safely aboard train on their return to the Flandreau School, So. Dak. Send your news items to the Red Lake News. Nancy Dudley was among the Flandreau students to return to school last week. Nancy is beginning her second year. ST. MART’S SCHOOL ITEMS. A memorable event took place at St. Mary’s Mission this summer. July 13-17 was held the 22nd annual congress of the Catholic Sioux Indian Societies of North Dakota. A great number of Sioux Indians from the Devils Lake and Standing Rock agencies used the occasion to visit the hunt ing grounds of their forefathers on the shores of Red Lake. Many Chippewa In dians from various reservations in Minne sota also took part in the celebration. . St. Mary’s boarding school opened the new schol year on September 1. The enroll ment thus far is about sixty-five. Lately there arrived a car load of radi ators, boilers, pipes, etc., for the new heat ing plant to be installed in the school this fall. Red Lake Hotel Red Lake, Minn. RATES $2.00 PER DAY Redby-Red Lake Bus Line in Connection DRAY AND BAGGAGE—LIVERY Hiawatha Barber Shop Red Lake, Minn. DAN TAYLOR, Proprietor. Haircut 35c; Shave 15c Clean and up-to-date facilities for sham poo and massage. For Beltrami County Fair Sept. 11, 12, 13, 1912. Tickets will be sold from stations on Minneapolis, Red Lake and Manitoba Railway to Bemidji at regular one-way fare for round trip. W. O. NEWMAN General Merchandise REDBY, - MINN. Finest Staple and Fancy Groceries, Dry Goods, Clothing, Shoes and Hats. CASSIN HOTEL Redby, Minn. Meals, ' ' ' ' 25c Lodging, - - - -50 c Meals at all hours; clean and comfort able beds. PAT CASSIN, Prop.