Mrs. Louisa Roberts, of Ponsford, Minnesota,
who has been a patient at our hospital for the
past six weeks, returned to her home fully recov
Old Lady Sayers (Wa-nah-be-ge-shig-ake) ninety
years old, died recently after a three days illness.
The funeral services were held from St. Mary's
Mrs. Clem Beaulicu has returned to her home
very much improved.
Mr. and Mrs. Simon Fairbanks are the proud
parents of a baby girl, born September 23d. The
new arrival balanced the scales at nine and a quar
Mrs. John Frenchman fell from a vehicle and
broke her left forearm Tuesday of last week while
attending the funeral of her niece, Agnes Red
Cloud. She is recovering nicely at the hospital.
John Hanson, Jr., and George Gillespie have re
turned to their respective homes after a short stay
at the hospital.
At the present time the following patients are
under treatment at the hospital: Henry Sumner
and Patrick Pierre, from St. Mary's School, Sophia
Rany, from the Red Lake School, Day-be-ge-shig,
Mrs. John Frenchman, Vernon Dietel and Frank
Brun, Jr. The two latter have been quite seriously
ill, but are now recovering.
We wish to announce that the visiting hours
at the Hospital hereafter will be from 2:00 to 4:00
and from 7:00 to 8:00 daily. This rule is neces
sary for the best interests of the patients and to
give the hospital employees an opportunity to
properly do the work assigned to them. This rule
is observed and enforced not only in all public
hospitals but in all Indian hospitals as well, and
is purely for the best interests of the patients.
Clergymen of any denomination will be admit
ted at any time.
If the interest of any patient requires the
presence of members of his family they will al
ways be promptly notified.
CROSS LAKE NEWS ITEMS
Mr. and Mrs. Simon Webster have returned from
West Depere, Wis where they spent their summer
vacation and have resumed their duties at the
Mr. J. J. Berry made an auto trip to Winnebr
for wild rice last week.
Our blacksmith and policeman are the busies*
men at Cross Lake this week, applying coats of
red, white and blue paint to the blacksmith shop.
John Webster i3 now well along with the fall
plowing and expects to dig the school potatoes
Mi""3 Showalter lett September 18th on her va
cation, which she will epend with her uncle lv
Miss Tena Olson, of Quiring, is assisting Mrs.
Standard with her fall sewing.
Mr. Hasha drove up from Quiring to spend
Sunday at the School on September 23d.
Principal Breckner left this week with pupils
for Tcmah and Wahpeton.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Graham returned the thir
tieth from their vacation, and report a delightful
visit with friends at Trail, Gully and Neptune.
Mr. Standard has completed the concrete foun
dation for the large scales which are being movej
to a more convenient place.
The Girls' Dormitory is nearing completion. The
new Claserocm and the Boys' Dormitory are alsj
well under way. We are expecting to be able to
occupy them by the first of the year.
Mr. King, who is superintending the construc
tion of the new buildings, spent a couple of days
with his family at Red Lake this week.
Mr. Thomas Mason was called to Redby last
week on account of the serious illness of his little
Allen Kingbird shot a large mink east of the
school last Wednesday.
Pat Crawley's smiling face is again occasionally
seen on our streets.
Supt. Dickens made a trip of inspection to our
school last week.
Mr. Kennedy and a crew of painters are rapidly
staining and painting the interior of the girls'
Mrs. Hasha received word of a serious accident
to her son, Napoleon, who is now rapidly recover
ing in the hospital at Blackduck.
Dr. Neal left early in September for the phys
icians' training camp at Washington, D. C, and
reports he expects to sail for France early in Oc
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Graham spent Sunday, Sep
tember 16, at Saum visiting friends.
Barney Perkins lias a crew husking his corn
The people who visited the Red Lake Indian
fair from a distance were loud in their praises
of the vegetable display of the Cross Lake School.
Many of our Indian farmers are busy these days
digging and pitting their potatoes.
The usual large attendance of Cross Lake people
at the Red Lake Fair was again in evidence this
The Interior Department War Work Committee
reports the following numbers of finished articles
made by the Interior Department Association,
many of which have already been sent to the
French hospitals through the American Clearing
House, and a few of which are now on hand and
will be sent to the Neuilly Hospital:
Pillow Cases 336
A number of last named three articles have
been given to our own men who have gone to the
MRS. FRANKLIN K. LANE.
September 8, 1917.
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