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THE INDIAN ADVOCATE
during their journeying and placed on a scaffold, out of
reach of dogs and beasts of prey, at their stopping places.
Arrived at the burial place, the corpse was deposited in a
sitting posture in a circular grave about 5 feet deep, lined
with bark or skins; it was then covered with bark, over
which logs were placed, and these in turn were covered
The Assiniboin now (1904 living in the United States are
in Montana, 699 under Ft. Belknap agency and 535 under
Ft Peck agency; total, 1,234. In Canada there were in 1902
the Mosquito and Bears Heads' and Lean Man's bands at
Battleford agency, 78; Joseph's band of 147, Paul's of 147,
and 5 orphans at Edmonton agency; Carry-the-Kettle band
under Assiniboin agency, 210; Pheasant Rump's band, ori
ginally 69, and Ocean Man's, 68 in number, at Moose mtn. ;
and the bands on Stony res., Alberta, 6bl; total, 1,371.
Camhere's Flying Machine.
Mary O'M. Lupton.
JIXjL nci.i: Tim's eyes held that humorous reminiscent
lltO1 twnfcle which indicated that he was in story tell-
G) ing mood.
''f "All this talk about flying machines reminds me
of the story of Camhere's flight, my Grandfather used to tell
me when J was a little chap in the old country," said Uncle
Close to 33allybawn there is a terribly dangerous piece of
coast. Many's the vessel wrecked there, driven by storms on
the rocks. After a storm the fishermen are always on the
watch for wreckage washed ashore.
Twas many many years ago that after one tremendous storm
there was washed ashore, besides the wreckage, the body of a
man. The people who found him thought him at first to be
dead but they worked with him and 'twasn't long till he began
to s,how signs of life. His eyes opened. Soon he was able