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The Indian Advocate. g 41 Long Hair must die and he knows it. That horse he rides; ii is killed, but he fights on. I know that because I see it." Around the edge of the picture are rows of Indians hold ing rifles to their shoulders and all aiming at the center, where Custer stands alone. "These men all Sioux," said Black Bear, "but they are different tribes. The pgalalas stand here. The Brules here. They sometimes fight each other, but now they all fighting against Long Hair." , Crude as the pictbre is, it conveys an admirable idea of a multitude against a handful. Nothing could better illustrate the force of superior numbers than the circle of feather bedecked savages closing in relentlessly on the one hrave man who is given the place of importance in the center. The ar- L tist is a erood-natured Brule, who is more than six feet tall. pv r. , .,.,,,,,,..,. l . 1 ne coraiai way in wnicn ne snatces nanas wicn strangers, 3-na his habitual smile did not bear out his story, which he tells ( proudly, of how he participated in the Custer massacre and "kill heap white men." Black Bear is now a lieutenant in the Indian pplice of the Rosebud reservation. Partly because of this fact and because of his prpwess in the battle of. the Little Big Horn, he is looked upon with great respect by the other Brules, and acts, as sort of arbiter in disputes which arise among them. , He is never tired of telling visitors to the Indian camp of the glories and achievements of the Sioux nation. He almost , invariably refers to them in the past tense, as though his peo ple were no longer capable of doing anything ,wojrthy of praise from an Indian standpoint. fMAAMAVAMW A wealthy man who died recently left a w.ill in which he j ' requested that his estate, which consisted of bqndsr stocks and f " f money, be burned. A heartless newspaper man, referring to jW the matter editorially, says of him that he perhaps knew it , would be burned if he took it with him.