Eyapi Oaye (Poplar, Mont.) 1963-1966, January 01, 1963, Image 3

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4.! Mr. Thompson has came to us from Northern Cheyenne to fill the very important Law and Order vacancy. Mr. Otero from the south- west will soon be our new Land Operations Officer. Before long we will have a Pro- jects Development Officer. This is a new position. It has been established to pro- vide a person who is skilled in working on projects that make communities a better place to live. This individual will be working constantly with the Executive Board and with the members of the tribes. Congratulations on the oil discovery All of us are hoping that the new well on Tribal land will prove to be as productive as first testa indicate. The agency is at present employing four Indian carpenters, ore Indian laborer on the construction of two new quarters for agency pert )nnel. It is expected that additional iorkmen will be required with- in the nem future. Mr. and Mrs. James Archdale celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary at a dinner given by their three daughters on November 15th. They were married on November 15, 1912 at the Catholic Church in Oswego. The Archdales have three daughters and eight grandchildren. Good news for the east end... The sanit- ation program for Fort Kipp is progressing rapidly. Bids for well drilling will be let in the near future. ### ******4H8H:';H8:-*-:8;*.i!-::-.18:********+* DID YOU KNOW ??? That of the 59 employees working at the Fort Peck Agency, 43 are Indian. 31-34-* That Arizona, with 89,562, has the largest Indian population in the U. S. *** That one of the Roman emperors gave parties at which a thousand persons took steam baths at one time... So what??? Did you ever see the Poplar River in July??? Mr. and Mrs. Rupert Nelson and Lani RUHRT NELSON, our associate county agent from Culbertson, whose job has been work- ing with Indian families and reservation farmers and stockmen, will not be with us after January 15. We'll miss him and his family and the outstanding work with the Tribes. Rupert has accepted an assignment to work with the Babtist Church in Assam Province, India. His work will be similar to that which he has been doing here. He will receive a year of special trainira - in Maryland and Connecticut to prepair hiu for his assignment. His wife, Dee and dal - ghter Lonnie will accompany him. Mrs. Nelson is a home economist and will assist Rupert in this assignment. It is necessary that the family learn at least two of the native languages of India. ### SUBMARGINAL LAND A request made by the Tribal Executive Board for continuing of submarginal land farming was approved according to a tele- gram received in late December. The permit will allow reservation farmers to continue growing price supported crops on the submarginal land. ### *-11-31-14-X-4H;-***-:;-3; 1414i-

Eyapi Oaye (Poplar, Mont.), 01 Jan. 1963, located at <http://montananewspapers.org/lccn/EyapiOaye/1963-01-01/ed-1/seq-3/>, image provided by MONTANA NEWSPAPERS, Montana Historical Society, Helena, Montana.