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The Government logging camp completed sleigh hauling March 16. Log hauling was not completed, however, as it was necessary to leave approximately 200,000 feet on skidways which could not be haul ed due to the logging roads being in such condition as to render sleigh hauling impossible. The following is the amount of timber cut and hauled at this camp4 Pieces Feet White pine 5,346 738,650 Norway 4,542 457,900 Mixed Logs 32 1,290 Total 9,920 1,197,840 Over half of the men employed at the Govern ment camps were Indians, many of whom remained on the job until the last log was hauled. These Indians worked in various capacities, such as mani pulating cant hooks where they outshone their white brothers, teaming, kitchen work, road mon key, scaling, etc. On the 23rd the entire operation was completed and the boom secured from the elements until sucli time as A. C. Goddard can "yank" or tow it across the lake to the agency sawmill where the logs will be sawed into lumber. Harry Moore visited the camp the last couple of days and checked out the logging outfit to be returned to the agency to be stored during the summer. Camp No. 4 of the International Lumber Com pany suspended operations March 14, at which time "Old Sol" raised havoc with all snow roads -hi ffifnocafr6^?^^e'-k^&^fct^thia camp-worg iai$ta4r in a lake along the reservation boundary in Sec tion 15-150-35. These logs will remain in the lake where they will be free from bugs, worms and pine beetle, until such time as a log spur is constructed when they Avill be hoisted on cars and transported to the different mills operated by tne company. Camps 1, 2 and 3 will operate all summer, con fining their cuttings strictly to fire injured and 3EFECI" IVE PAGE Standing, left to righht: Mrs. Will King, Mrs. C. M. Bruce, Mrs. W. C. Edes, Mrs. Thomass Riggs, Jr., Mrs. E. C. Tieman, Mrs. A. T. Vogelsang. Mrs. James T. Newton. Sitting, left to right: Mrs. E. B. Meritt, Mrs. Franklyn K. Lane (chairman), Mrs. Clay Tallman, Miss Mary Browne. RE LAK E NEWS Save Money and You Save Lives VOLUME 5. RED LAKE, MINNESOTA, APRIL 1, 1918. NUMBER 18 dead and down timber, in Townships 150 and 151, Range 33, where most of the burned timber is lo cated. It will take the combined operations of these three camps practically all summer to clean up the burned timber in these townships. R. N. Metcalf, formerly at Camp 4, has been transferred to Camp No. 1 where he will be em ployed all season where he will do the scaling. John Moberg, Logging Superintendent for the Backus and Brooks Lumber Company, is at present surveying and determining the location of the log ging spur to be extended from the main line of the M. R. L. and M. Railroad from Spur 28 to the extreme east line of the reservation about 7 or 8 miles. Railroad construction will be begun at once. William Isham, who has been scaling at the gov ernment camp this winter, is to be seen about the agency again. Mr. Isham will soon take up his duties ~unde~r~the dlrectrofr Of Sfisperintettdentfr Dick ens. *-"*i$i*tmk- Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Morrison spent part of the week in the Twin Cities where Mr. Morrison was buying spring goods for the Chippewa Trading Company. Before returning, Mr. Morrison went through the 32nd degre (Scottish Rites) of the Masonic lodge. BUY A BOND There's a whole lot more behind a Liberty Bond than the actual money investment. Think it over. Owing to the enormous increase of government war work, the government departments at Wash ington are being flooded with letters of inquiry on every conceivable subject concerning the war, and it has been found a physical impossibility for the clerks, though they number an army in them selves now, to give many of these letters proper attention and reply. There is published daily at Washington, under authority of and by direction of the President, a government newspaperThe Official U. S. Bulletin. This newspaper prints every day all of the more important rulings, deci sions, regulations, proclamations, orders, etc., etc., as they are promulgated by the several depart ments and the many special committees and agen cies now in operation at the National Capital. The official journal is posted each day in every post office in the United States, more than 56,000 in number, and may also be found on file at all li braries, boards of trade and chambers of com merce, the offices of mayors and governors and federal officials. By consulting these files most questions will be found readily answered there will be little necessity for letter writing, the un necessary congestion of the mails will be appre ciably relieved the railroads will be called upon to move fewer correspondence sacks, and the mass of business that is piling up ini the government de partments will be eased considerably. Hundreds of clerks now answering correspondence will be en abled to give thir__Umje__tp essegt*aJlyJjnjortn, war work, and a fundamentally patriotic service will have been performed by the public. Sugar making time is here and a great many of the older folks arc busy making sugar. More interest than common has been taken this year owing to the scarcity and high price of sugar. The members of the Little Rock Farmers' Club are now busy clearing land and prepar ing to put in more crops than have ever been put in before. May be you can satisfy your conscience by buying a $50.00 Liberty Bond, but we sort of doubt it. A very valuable horse belonging to Mr. Rodger Green died recently from pneumonia. John English finished hauling the Govern ment hay from the Outlet and is busy haul ing wood for the school and agency. We have some assurance of a bridge at the Outlet. We trust our dreams will come true soon. Chas. A. Beaulieu is teamster at the Agency, having taken Uncle Alex's place. Uncle Alex has been on the job for the past 47 years. The Red Lake Red Cross has sent in 55 sweaters, besides wristlets, helmets, etc. In a recent letter~from Stanley Johnson he says his company, Battery "E," is preparing for "over seas" and that he is enjoying the "life of a soldier." William Spears, Jr., enlisted in the Coast Artillery with ten other young men. They left Bemidji on April 2 for Jefferson Bar racks. Hfm.Httt.