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HOW "LITTLE SMOJCE," REDSKIN BOY, SENT A
BLUE f EllEGRAM THROUGH AIR
"Little Smoke,'.' Copyright,
By Dan Boone Crockett.
"Ugh! Great chief pull blanket
from his eyes. Look! Look longtime!
See blue-coat come!"
Lifting her long, sinewy right arm
and pointing at something far 'down
the river.iRain-all-day, the wonderful
medicine squaw of No-ton-thah's
band of. Ogalallahs, grunted his
startling announcement' to ' gruff
"No blue-coat ever in Powder River
country!" exclaimed the chief, sharp
er, "No come! Ram-all-day-'Jieap
1891, by D. Appleton & Co.
lie. Heat) dream! How she know?"
'Only an eye, like that of an eagle,
could have discovered anything in the
clear 'blue? sky, with the exception of
the outlines of the rugged hills bor
dering the valley. "" "
But Rain-all-day had seen and read
a message there I
What sdrt of message was it?
What 'did it .mean. '
Who sent it?
'How was'lt made?
.-'Let us 'see!
".Way-down the-valley on the river's