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The Indian Advocate.
171 and had driven them out from that region. This is admitted by the Kiowa, who continued at war with the Dakota and Cheyenne until about 1840, when a permanent peace was made. It does not appear that the Arapaho had anything to do with this expulsion of the Kiowa, with whom they seem generally to have been on friendly terms, although at a later period we find them at war with the Kiowa, being probably drawn into hostilities through their connection with the Chey enne. As is welt known to ethnologists, the Dakota are com paratively recent immigrants from east of the Missouri. They first reached the Black Hills in 1775, as already stated, so that the final expulsion of the Kiowa must have occurred between that date and 1805, when Lewis and Clarke found the Cheyenne in possession of the same region, the Cheyenne being then at war with the Dakota. Curiously enough, there is no note of this war on any of the several Dakota calendars covering this period, described and illustrated by Mallery, although we find a reference to the killing of a Kiowa in the winter of 1814-15. 7b be Continued. TWO MESSAGES, FR. RUSSELL, S. J. A message from the Sacred Heart: What may its message be? "My child, My child, give Me thy heart My Heart has bled for thee." This is the message Jesus sends To my poor heart today, And eager from His throne He bends To hear what I shall say. A message to the Sacred Heart: Ohl bear it back with speed; "Come, Jesus, reign within my heart Thy heart is all I need." Thus, Lord, I'll pray until I share That home whose joy Thou art; No message, dearest Jesus, there For heart will speak to heart.