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HAPPY WATER GOT AN INDIAN IN TROUBLE
. New York, Oct 17. There is
'deep gloom in the heart of White
Deer, son of Alec-Sit-By-The-Fire.
White Deer Used to be a Re
spected citizen of the Rosebud
agency, but right now he is a citi
zen of BlackwelFs Island because
of the prejudice of the Jefferson
Market court against- White
Deer's method of love making.
White Deer was arrested yes
terday on the complaint of Jos
"He said he loved me," Jos
ephine exclaimed to the court,
"and he told me I'd better love
him of he'd scalp me."
. "What do you mean by it?" the
court demanded of White Deer.
"Huh!" said White Deer, who
is short on conversation.
"Don't you know that "you'll go
to jail if you try any of these abor
iginal methods of wooing in New
York?" asked Judge Harlow.
'Naw!" said White Deer, sim
ply. "Well, you're going to know it;
you're going to learn it by painful
experiencei said the court, with
"HUh!" grunted White Deer.
"Have you anything to" say in
excuse?" asked the court
White Deer choked and swal
lowed, and screwed hisface up
into a knot Evidentlyiie wished
"Well, well, nothing will hap
pen to you for talking' said the
judge. "What is it?"
"Huh! Naw!" said White Deer,
and again showed signs of a tre-
mendous effort to talk.
"I'll give you five minutes to i
get it off your chest," said the
At the end of three and a half
minutes, White Deer burst into1
impassioned, if somewhat gut-1
"Heap fine squaw," he said.
"Heap fine. White Deer fikunT
long time. Heap fine. White3
Deer heap thinkum, likum. White x
Deer heap go leanum up against J
heap happy water. White Deer i
heap drunk. White "Deer heap
makum love." 1
"Thirty days on BlackwelFs
Island and held to the grand jury
for consideration as one breaking -the
law by carrying deadly I
"Huh ! Naw!" said White Deer.
A gentleman from London who
possesses rather a fine tenor voice f
was spending his holidays at a'
village in Wales last autumn. 4
A concert was got up on behalf
of a local charity, at which the
London tenor gave a fine render
ing of the "Village Blacksmith." -He1
sat down amid tumultuous
cheers and Cries of "Encore! En-t
The chairman, a Dig, burly
mart, pulled him by the coat talk
and whispered in his ear:
"It's me they mean, sir. Youf
see, I'm the blacksmith here. Your
might sing another verse, and putt
in comething about me repairing
bicycles as well as doing black-f
smith "work." ,