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WnaafpHi **i&c4 If' VOLUME 5. RED LAKE SCHOOL ITEMS Among the visitors at Red Lake during the fair were Mrs Carter from Wahpeton, N. D., Mr. Carr from Flandreau, S. D., Mr. and Mrs. Graham, Mrs. Breckner, Miss Showalter and Mr. and Mrs. Stan ard, all of Cross Lake. Mr. Clements and party of surveyors are en gaged in laying out the Red Lake townsite. Mr. Murray and party were at Red Lake several days repairing the old wanigan. Sunday after noon, Mr. Goddard with the Chippewa towed the wanigan to the Outlet. Mr. Murray and party are from the Engineering section of the War Depart ment and have been making soundings and bor ings in the lake and river. They plan to break camp and board the wanigan and live houseboat style on their trip as they work down the river to Thief River. Mr. Goddard, Addie Goddard, Mr. Hashbarger and Willie Beaulieu can attest the good eats and genial hospitality of the "boys" at the camp. The school now has an enrollment of 45 boys and 37 girls. Sam Rainy has enrolled at Flandreau. Margaret Strong, Angeline Stately, Angeline Clark, Louisa Stone and Isabel Spears have enrolled at Pipe stone. Richard Bellanger is now in school at Haskell. Willie Beaulieu, Thomas Spencer, Ben B. Lawrence and Julia Johnson have enrolled at Tomah. We are glad**o chronicle the fact that all of the older boys have been working during the summer. Miss Thomas motored to Bagley for the fair on the 27th. Mr. Frank Lariver, Mr. Johnson and Mr. Meley Sptfit' tift*^^Tr^mranT!irTnftifTiir witir TOWTSUS-. cess. The school is in the market for 45 tons of wild hay and six hundred cords of dry wood. A cordial invitation is extended to the patrons of the school, employees and everyone to attend the Sunday evening song services at the school. The pupils of the school have begun to do their bit toward relieving the suffering of this great war by organizing under the able leadership of Miss Thomas a society called "The Green Bough." Every member pledges to contribute a little, which will be sent to the nearest Red Cross Chapter. Any one wishing to help in this work will be wel come to do so. RED LAKE AGENCY ITEMS At the request of the Clearwater County Fair Society an agricultural booth from the Red Lake Reservation was put on display at the Fair held at Bagley, Minn., Sept. 25th, 26th and 27th. The artistic arrangement of the booth and the products were commented en by those attending the Fair. Besides having the honor of a Blue Ribbon a prize of $75.00 was given by the Society. Agency Farmers H. C. Moore and C. A. Smith had charge of the display. The people from Red Lake who attended the Clearwater County Fair, held at Bagley, witnessed one of the best baseball games of the season. Red Lake won frcm Fosston by a score of four to noth ing. A bouncing daughter was recently born to Mr. and Mrs. Simon Fairbanks. A number of the older Indians have returned from the rice fields. They report that rice is un usually plentiful this fall. The reservation grain turned out better than was expected Potatoes and corn, however, will be below normal. A number of our people have lost their hay near the Outlet and Farm Station because of the fires that have swept over that area. Nearly all have gotten busy and now have more hay than they lost. A crew of ten men from the War Department, OEFECf iVE PAGE 'Vt* pected weeks 6 8 "m "liave been successful moose hunters. ....I ..uiriira.. in ijjgPWi RE LAK E NEW S Dr. L. L. Culp surprised us all by arriving un expectedly in our midst a day or two ago. Mrs. Culp and Miss Bright are at Lac du Flambeau, Wis consin, but we hope they will be with us soon. Joe Mason won fourth prize on his wheat in Laker as this is the first time the Indians have competed against the whites at the State Fair. Owing to the drought crops have not been of the best in the northern section of Minnesota. How- The Fair Association has set aside a fund of $200 for payment of prizes to Minnesota Indians having the best agricultural products. A check has been received from the Fair Association and individual checks to prize winners will be mailed 18th and 19th of September, the Central Farmers Club won first prize, the Farm Station Club second Favour to resign from his position as Agency and Hospital physician. Dr. Favour left with his fam ily for Massachusetts on September 1st. Dr. McCann, of Bemidji, has made several trips to the Hospital and Agency during the past few Mrs. W L. Thomas has resigned from her posi tion as cook at the Red Lake Hospital and left us last Monday for Inverness, Montana, where she will join her husband. Mrs. Thomas has been employ ed at the Red Lake Agency for the past four years, and will be greatly missed by her many friends Omar Gravelle, who has been in the Hospital at Bemidji for the past two months, is slow improv ing. Mrs. Gravelle has spent considerable of her time at the bedside of her husband. Susan Jourdan of Re Lake mad,e the highes. sota State Fair participated in by seven Indian girls representing the state Indian schoos. Mar garet B. Baker Assistant State Club Leader, gives Eliza Berrard 87.8 Angeline Clark 91.1 Margaret Strong 872 iiiiiim Xi _- r, 'i.."H^|pjLWM.. RED LAKE, MINNESOTA, OCTOBER 1, 1917. NUMBER 12 in charge of Mr. Charles Murray, has begun sur- rived at the Fair Grounds the suit case was miss- veymg the Red Lake River. ing. The loss was not discovered until the fair George Clark, George Stately and Antoine May a fault. art der 3 wn Mr. and Mrs. Goddard and family made an auto A check was received a few days ago at the trip to Watertown, So. Dak., where they visited Agency office for $97.75 covering premiums Mr. Goddard's brother. awarded individual Indian exhibitors in Minne- Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Blakeslee and family re- sota's Indians' Exhibit at the State Fair September turned on the 14th from Nebraska and Kansas, 3d to 10th, inclusive, where they had been visiting with friends. Tn peto Black Ale Mrs competition with the white people at the recent Ramsey Smith, Cloquet, Minn. Minnesota State Fair. Ten entries were made in Frank Linnieu, Cioquet, Minn, this particular class. This speaks well for a Red cloquet Fran E i izabe Georg ever, the display of the Minnesota Indians at the Wah-bish-kah-mah-quod,a Onigum, Finn. State Fair was a great deal better than was ex- Jo out within the next few days. Ah-ke-wain-zee, Re Lake, Minn. At our local fair, which was held on the 17th, Mf N Rarr Joh joh 4the 1 grade in the Bread Baking contesA a. Minne- A- the standing of the girls as follows: ish-qua-aush, Onigum, Minn. Susan H. Jourdan 91.2 Mary Jane Omen 89.6 Min Barney cloquet onemah, GeQrg e.0-gah-bow, Thoma gpear prent i Re 3^J?? IM. lijlll I ill IM.IIi^l|W|g|l*fi^^* br\ hadi returned home, and now every one won- following is a list of the prize winners, Minn ponemah Min Walker Morton Hibard, Morton, Minn, mk myer Min th Lawrence, Morton,n Minn. a ponemah Thom stm Qe Mh Ponem Lyons Minn. Ben a Min Andrew Goodthunder, Morton, Minn. Fnm Maing cloquet wmi Min Jackson Bena Min Emm a Goodthun Morton Minn Qurnea Re Lake Min Um R^ Min May-quom-e-wub, Shah bo ying Red Lake, Minn. Minn. ponemah Min Ponemah, Minn. Ponemah N Read Minn Redby Min Maxwe Re Lake Minn oron Rod&e ppenc nMinn.n George Stately,M Retd Lake,i Re Barne Min ponema Min Re Lake fa Redby Minn Min Bah wan we nind Re Lake Minn, Lake Minn Re wmia mn Re( a Min Richard Whitefeather, Ponemah, Minn. Leo Durant, Pipestone, Minn. O-me-meence,' Ponemah, Minn. Bay-bah-maush,, Onigum,u,Minn,, Allen Kingbird Ponemah Minn Ah zhow bin ais 0nigum Lawrence Emma St. John che-pah-vah-be-kah-we-ne-nee, Onigum, Minn. Agnes Lemieux 89.6 Minn Min Min ponemah Min Morton EUzabet Min Min Rock 0nigum, Bera Mrs. Baker was well pleased with the girls and is anxious for them to return next year. She says, "The girls did remarkably good work and were One of the disappointments of our fair was the \ery much pleased with not only their work at the absence of Mrs. Margaret Baker, Asst. State Club fair, but their conduct at the camp." Let us hope Leader Boys' and Girls Clubs. While demonstrat- that many more girls can win a trip next year. ing at the county fair at Bemidji Mrs. Baker To say that our girls were pleased with the atten- caught a severe cold and had to return to St. Paul. lion given them and the many interesting sights, Before leaving Bemidji she made arrangements exhibits, etc, is putting it mildly. with Miss Alma Samdahl, of Bemidji, to attend our fair and put on the canning demonstrations When ire sir'& went to the State Fair to take which attracted so much attention among our In- part in the Bread Baking Contest they had a suit dian women last year. Miss Samdahl, thinking she care containing thirty odd pieces belonging to could get the usual excursion train in the morning Mrs. Hashbarger, several pieces from the "Sisters" of the 18th, made no other arrangements to get School, and some exceptionally fine sewing from here, consequently we were all disappointed, and Josephine Jourdain for exhibit, but when then ar- Mrs. Baker most of all. 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