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Oregon Indian Agencies and Schools

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Agencies and Schools listed below are what were listed for the state.  Slight indent after an Agency list all schools in that jurisdiction.

Fort McDermitt Day School, Oregon.
Post-office: McDermitt, Oregon
Telegraph address: Winnemucca, Nevada; Western Union, 85 miles from school; thence mail, 1 day.
Railroad station: Winnemucca, Nevada, on Southern Pacific Rwy.; thence stage to McDermitt, Oregon, 90 miles; thence hired team, 6 miles.

Grand Ronde. (See Siletz.)

Klamath School, Oregon
Post-office: Klamath Agency, Oregon
Telegraph address: Klamath Agency, Oregon; via Klamath Falls, Oregon; Western Union at Klamath Falls; telephone from Klamath Falls.
Railroad station: Klamath Falls, Oregon; thence stage daily, except Sunday, 35 miles.

Modoc Point day school.
Post-office: Klamath Agency, Oregon
Telegraph address: Reached from Klamath school.
Railroad station: Hired team from Klamath school, 9 miles.

Yainax day school.
Post-office: Bonanza, Oregon
Telegraph address: By telephone from Klamath school.
Railroad station: Hired team from Klamath school, 40 miles.

Roseburg School, Oregon
Post-office: Roseburg, Oregon
Telegraph address: Roseburg, Oregon
Railroad station: Roseburg, Oregon

Salem School, Oregon
Post-office: Chemawa, Oregon
Telegraph address: Salem, Oregon; Postal and Western Union, 5 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Chemawa, Oregon, on Southern Pacific Rwy., also on Oregon Electric Rwy. (Chemawa is 5 miles north of Salem and 47 miles south of Portland.)

Siletz School, Oregon
Post-office: Siletz, Oregon Telegraph address: Toledo, Oregon; Western Union, 9 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Toledo, Oregon, on Corvallis and Eastern Rwy.; thence stage, 9 miles.

Upper Farm day school.
Post-office: Siletz, Oregon
Telegraph address: Same as Siletz school.
Railroad station: Same as Siletz school.

Umatilla School, Oregon
Post-office: Pendleton, Oregon
Telegraph address: Pendleton, Oregon; Western Union, 5½ miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Pendleton, Oregon, on Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company’s Rwy., and Washington and Columbia River Rwy.; thence 5½ miles.

St. Andrew’s mission school.
Post-office: Pendleton, Oregon
Telegraph address: Pendleton, Oregon; Western Union, 10 miles from school; thence mail.
Railroad station: Same as for Umatilla school; distance, 10 miles.

Warm Springs School, Oregon
Post-office: Warm Spring, Oregon
Telegraph address: The Dalles, Oregon; Western Union, 75 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: Shaniko, Oregon, on Columbia Southern Rwy.; thence daily stage to Madras, 45 miles; thence stage or hired team, 15 miles.

Simnasho day school.
Post-office: Simnasho, Oregon
Telegraph address: The Dalles, Oregon; Western Union, 55 miles from school; thence telephone.
Railroad station: The Dalles, Oregon, on Oregon Railway and Navigation Co. a Rwy., or Dufur, Oregon, on Great Southern Rwy.; thence daily stage to Wapinitia, Oregon, from The Dalles, 45 miles; from Dufur, 30 miles. Hired team to Simnasho, 12 miles; distance from agency to Simnasho, 20 miles.


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