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Mrs. Mina Arnold left on August 2'7 for
a short vacation at her home at Fosston,
Mr. and Mrs. Kingsbury and Mrs. Blakely
and children were callers at our school on
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
Nancy Dudley was among the Flandreau
students to return to school last week.
Nancy is beginning her second year.
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
Red Lake Hotel
Red Lake, Minn.
Redby-Red Lake Bus
Line in Connection
Hiawatha Barber Shop
Red Lake, Minn.
DAN TAYLOR, Proprietor.
Haircut 35c; Shave 15c
Clean and up-to-date facilities for sham
poo and massage.
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.
General Merchandise
Finest Staple and Fancy Groceries, Dry
Goods, Clothing, Shoes and Hats.
Redby, Minn.
Meals, ' ' ' ' 25c
Lodging, - - - -50 c
Meals at all hours; clean and comfort
able beds.

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