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Page 8 March 14th, 2013 Valley News & Views 1888 April 19--The Red River ice was breaking up and going out at Drayton, taking J.W Ritchie's ferry and a Red River Transportation Co. barge along with it. They were rescued a mile downstream. A portion of the tram of the river elevator was also carried away. April 20--The Msop steamed into Grand Forks with several barges of wheat from upriver. April 22--The Alsop made its maiden downriver voyage of the season under Captain Bruce Griggs with two barges from Grand Forks and left Drayton April 25 with 10,000 bushels of wheat from the river elevator. About 1 a.m. or 3 a.m. on April 23 deckhand Peter Bischoff [one source says Bishop; another says Bishopp], about twenty- six years old, and another man were sent by the mate in charge of one of the barges to secure a line at the stern of the steamer when he fell overboard and drowned. The boat was stopped, but the body was not found. After the body was recovered on the evening of May 15, coroner J.B. Muir ordered it to be placed in a box and buried on the riverbank. Later it was rebuffed in the Acton Cemetery. He was one of six children, and his brother Joseph Bischoff lived in Red Lake Falls, MN. He had only been employed a few days. April 25--A high wind blew the Alsop and its barges aground on the Minnesota side, and it was only with difficulty they were freed. April 27--The Msop arrived in Grand Forks and unloaded wheat from Drayton at the Minneapolis & Northern Elevator. May 4--The Msop left for points south of A Chronicle of Red River Steamboating Part 29 By K. C. Gardner, Jr. Grand Forks. May 9--A steamboat [presumably the Msop] came into Drayton and took the elevator manager to St. Andrews to look after work going on there. May 11--Many rafts of wood had been passing Drayton the previous three weeks. May 19--The Msop stopped in Drayton with a load of wood for Pembina; it returned to Drayton on May 20 with barges loaded with wheat. May 25--The Alsop arrived at Ft. Pembina with a load of wood. June 1--The Alsop came into Grand Forks with a cargo of wheat on barges from below and, after unloading, headed upriver. June 8--The Msop brought a load ofwheat into Grand Forks from the south. June 11--Several hundred saw logs began passing Drayton on the river. The Alsop passed Drayton with Captain Alexander Griggs and Supt. Amsden of the Minneapolis & Northern Elevator Co. on board, looking for sites for river elevators on the Minnesota side of the Red. June 13--The Msop steamed into Pembina. July 10-- A log drive that had been passing Drayton ended with the crew trailing it in a flatboat. July 20--It was anticipated that a steamboat and barges would arrive in a few days with lumber for the new Minneapolis & Northern Elevator being built on the Minnesota side of the river near Drayton. By August 10 a Minneapolis & Northern Elevator was going up on the Minnesota side one mile below Drayton [Robbin?]. St. Thomas Public School Lunch Menu Through Friday March 22nd Thursday March 14th Cheese Omelets Soft Shell Tacos Friday March 15th Rolls Fish Nuggets Monday March 18th Cereal Teriyaki Chicken and Rice Help Rescue a Toad In Need 2 - 12 Packs of Coke Products 0nly $8.00 PLAY the North Dakota Lottery HERE[ Even] year hundreds of toads are swept away by Red River flooding, simply because they have no place to go. But, You can help. Help support the Red River Toad Refuge. To Donate, or for More Information Contact: Earl the Penguin c/o Valley News and Views 701-360-3005] Please Give Generously in Small l unmarked Bills. 9 8 1 5 3 6 7 2 4 Tuesday March 19th Wraps Meatballs and Mashed Potatoes Wednesday March 20th French Toast Chicken Nuggets Thursday March 21 st Sausage Egg Biscuit Beef Stroganoff Friday March 22nd No School Sudoku Answers 168 975 432 217 546 893 321 784 659 54273 61324 97856 36489 28917 75142 49568 13695 82731 Welcome back to the Laiken and Taylor Column! The first speech meet was on Monday, March llth in Fargo. M1 of the students in speech were very excited to go and had fun! Daylight savings was last weekend which means that spring is coming! The first day of spring is March 22nd, so hopefully we are done for the year with snow storms! We have had a mixed winter, some days freezing cold, but somedays not so bad; but there has been a few bad snow storms, so thank goodness spring is almost here! Since St. Patrick's Day is coming up, most of the elementary classes are doing shamrocks crafts or other fun St. Patrick's Day activities to celebrate. Track has now officially started! The varsity started last week and junior high just started at the beginning of this week. We are all excited for a great season! Mong with track, fast pitch softball and spring baseball are also starting for junior high and high school athletes. Wednesday end of the term! Only one more quarter left beofre summer starts again! The fourth graders are doing their How To projects. They will presenting them Wednesday through Friday. They are showing their class how to do things like how to draw a shark, make cookies and cream fudge, or make snow cones. Since the girls' basketball team got 2nd in Districts the girls' team played in the Regionals on the llth, 12th, and 14thI Congrats to a great season! There is a Math Track Meet on 18th of March! It is grades 7-12 and there is awards for first place teams and people. We will write more about about it next week. Thanks for reading the Laiken and Taylor Column! Email us at laikentaylor. column@gmail.com and have a great week! Deer Samples Negative for CWD Samples taken from North Dakota deer during the 2012 hunting season have all tested negative for chronic wasting disease, according to Dr. Dan Grove, wildlife veterinarian for the State Game and Fish Department. Last fall, samples for CWD testing were taken from more than 1,300 deer harvested by hunters in the western third of the state. "As always, the success of our surveillance program could not be accomplished without the cooperative efforts of hunters, meat processors andtaxidermists," Grove said. Since the Game and Fish Department's sampling efforts began in 2002, more than 23,000 deer, elk and moose have tested negative for CWD. Three mule deer, one each in 2009, 2010 and 2011, taken from unit 3F2 in southwestern North Dakota tested positive. M1 three were within 15 miles of each other. The hunter-harvested surveillance program annually collects samples taken from hunter-harvested deer in specific regions of the state. The Game and Fish Department also has a targeted surveillance program that is an ongoing, year-round effort to test animals found dead or sick. CWD affects the nervous system of members of the deer family and is always fatal. Scientists have found no evidence that CWD can be transmitted naturally to humans or livestock. CrosswordSolution :::= NolBIINT n,p INIAIRIDIs .... IGIIIvIEINI O,O IMIAILI'I m NIA Drayton Public School Lunch Menu Through Friday March 22nd Thursday March 14th Asst. Muffins, Yogurt, Juice, and Milk Chicken Fajita, Tortilla Shells, Romaine Lettuce/Tomatoes, Black Beans, Corn, Pears, Milk Friday March 15th Cereal, Yogurt, Juice, and Milk Corn Dogs, French Fries, Veggies, Fruit Cocktail, and Milk Monday March 18th Cereal, Yogurt, Juice, and Milk Breakfast Pizza, Cucumbers, Carrot Sticks, Applesauce, and Milk Tuesday March 19th Waffles and Pancakes, Ham Patties, Juice, and Milk Chicken Wrap, Romaine Lettuce/Tomatoes, Veggies, Mandarin Oranges, and Milk Wednesday March 2oth Cereal, Yogurt,Juice, and Milk Cheeseburger Macaroni, Veggies, Peaches, and Milk Thursday March 21 st French Toast Sticks, Yogurt, Juice, and Milk Elem. Hard Shell Taco, H.S. 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