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? "i y ' ft THE INDIAN ADVUCA1E H3 m.r K?' r ; ll? l& "&?' having the assistance o Major Samuel Bellew, the agent of the reservation. Major Bellew is a retired army officer and well knows how to manage Indians. There is little more to be added in a general way, but many pages could be written in reminiscence of the Flat head's bygone days, of his generosity and intelligence. It is wrong to pass upon the beauty of the scenery of the reservation with few words, but it exhausts the small writer's power of description to do it credit, Colonel W. H. Code, of the Interior Department, who was on the re servation a few months ago, said that the productive soil, good timber, excellent grazing land and beautiful scenery, emphasizing the latter, combine to render this reservation much superior to the many in the west which he been cal led upon to visit. , . 24 J THE SADDEST HOUR. The saddest hour of anguish and of loss Is not that seaspn of supreme despair When we find no least sight anywhere To gild the dread black shadow of the cross. Not in that luxury of sorrow when We sup on salt of tears, and drink the gall Of memories of days beyond recall Of lost delights that cannot come again. But when, with eyes that are no longer wet, We look out on the great wide world of men, , And, smiling lean toward a bright tomorrow, Then backward shrink, with sudden keen regret To find that we are learning to forget: Ah then we face the saddest hour of sorrow. Ella Wheeler Wilcox. rC& Ukilv.