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B. E. FISK,..........................Editor.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1878.
LEWIS AND CLARKE COUNTY
For Councilmen—A. M. HOLTER.
W. C. GILLETTE.
For Joint Councilman.—TOM. C. POWER.
For Representatives—W. F. SANDERS.
C L VAWTER.
For District Attorney.—MASSENA BULLARD.
For Sheriff—CHARLES M. JEFFERIS.
For Treasurer— T. H. KLEINSCHMIDT.
For Probate Judge—CORNELIUS HEDGES.
For Assessor.—JOSEPH P. WOOLMAN.
For Clerk and Recorder.—GEORGE F. MARSH.
For County Sup't of Schools.—GEORGE P. REEVES.
For County Commissioners.—ANDREW J. FISK.
W. L. MILLIGAN.
For Coroner.— Dr. W. R. BULLARD.
For County Surveyor.—BENJ. F. MARSH.
For Road Supervisor (Helena District)— L. F. EVANS
For Justice of the Peace.—IRA BATEMAN.
For Constable.—JAMES C. JOHNSON.
DEER LODGE COUNTY REPUBLICAN
For Councilman—JAMES K. PARDEE.
For Representatives—CHARLES G. BIRDSEYE.
L. K. HOLMES.
W. T. BOARDMAN.
For Treasurer—LEWIS COLEMAN.
For Probate Judge— E. T. HUSON.
For Assessor— S. E. HIRBOUR.
For Clerk and Recorder— W. E. SMITH.
For County Commissioners—GEO. W. MORSE.
H. H. ZENOR.
D. N. DELLINGER.
For County Sup't of Schools— O- B. WHITFORD.
For Coroner—THOS. STRANG.
For County Surveyor—D. L. McFARLAND.
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MADISON COUNTY REPUBLICAN
For Councilmen— R. O. HICKMAN.
O. A. SEDMAN..
For Representatives— J. E. CALLAWAY.
J. J. BOYER.
E. H. COOMBS.
D. B. NOBLE.
For Sheriff—A. J. EDSALL.
For Clerk and Recorder— N. J. DAVIS.
For Treasurer— T. H. CLARK.
For Assessor—J. BOYD.
For Probate Judge—R. RICHMOND.
For Superintendent of Schools^-A. PURDUM.
For County Commlssioucrs—D. O. SPALDING.
J. a CRISSMAN.
For Surveyor—J. M. PAGE.
For Coroner—S. EDMUNDS.
J EPPERSON COUNTY KEPUBLIGAN
For Councilman—J. G. SANDERS.
For Representatives— G SO. W^ CRA NE.
For Sheriff and Assessor— B. F. HOOPES.
For Treasurer and County) ____
Superintendent Public > GEO. BEHRINGER.
For Probate Judge and) T w ruck
Clerk and Recorder. / d * __ __
For County Commissioners—JESSE PATTERSON.
3 GEO. A. DOUGLAS.
J. E. DOUGHERTY.
For Coroner—DR. A. F. RUDD.
MEAGHER COUNTY REPUBLICAN
For Councilman—L. SOT WITT.
For Representatives—DAVID HOOVER.
For Sheriff and Assessor—CHARLES T. RADER.
For Treasurer and County)
Superintendent Public > DAVID P. RANKIN.
For Probate Judge and) j. STEPHENS.
Clerk and Recorder. (
For County Commissioners— W. F. HAASE.
C. W. COOK.
C. B. SMITH.
JtilsSOULA COUNTY REPUBLICAN
For Councilman—THOS. M. POMEROY.
For Representatives—HENRY BUCK.
W. B. HARLAN.
For 81ieriff and Assessor—DANIEL WOODMAN.
For Treasurer—E. A. KENNEY.
For County Commissioners—JOHN RANKIN.
J. W. LANCASTER.
P. J. KUNE.
BEAVERHEAD COUNTY REPUBLI
For Councilman—NOAH ARMSTRONG.
For Representative—JAMES MAULDIN.
For Sheriff—JOE C. METLIN.
For Treasurer—GEORGE W. DART.
For Clerk and Recorder—GEORGS' E. TARBELL.
For Assessor—ARTHUR SULLIVAN.
For Commissioners—GEORGE M. BROWN.
THOMAS M. SELWAY.
J. J. BURNETT.
For Probate Judge—A. F. SEARS.
For Sup't Public Instruction—JOHN P. HASKELL.
ANN OUNCE RIENT.
I hereby announce myself as Independent candidate
for Delegate to Congress. SAMPLE ORR.
Emtera Montan» Newa.
[Avant Couriër, Oct. 3.]
Quite a serious and painful accident oc
curred at Fort Ellis on Monday last, by
which Wm. Heffner, who is operating the
government saw mill at the Fort, lost part
of three fingers of his right hand.
The driver of the Helena coach, Mr. Geo.
McCullum, met with a serious accident Sat
urday evening, at Cockerill's stage station.
He was lifting a heavy iron, when in some
way it slipped through his hunds and fell on
one of his feet, bruising It badly and break
ing several toes. onunately Dr. S. L.
Clark, the new physician for the Crow
Agency, was on the coach, and dressed his
foot at once. Mr. McCullum has suffered
severely. His coach was taken out Monday
by Dave Boerum.
We learn that on Thursday last an alterca
tion took place between-R. 8. Hamilton and
Alfred Cooper, at the ranch of the former on
Bast Gallatin, which terminated in the firing
of a revolver by Hamilton« the shot pass in g
through Cooper's clothing and making a
"close call" for his life. We have been on
able to obtain well authenticated particulars
of the affray, but we are informed that Ml
H. waa placed tinder arrest, had a prelimina
ry examination, and gave bonds in the sum
of $700 to appear at the next term of the
Situai Ball Reparte* Wewade*.
Bismarck, October 2.—A Teton Indian
just arrived from Bitting Bull's camp at Pop
lar River Indian Agency, stateè that Sitting
Bull was severely wounded in a quarrel with
some of his chiefs. x
INTERFERING WITH THE UTAH A*
Upon information received a few days
since the Herald stated that notices signed
by the Fort Hall Indian Agent had been
posted at Oneida, forbidding the erection of
buildings at or north of Black Rock stage
station, on the completed line of the Utah &
Northern railroad. The road has alreaky
advanced to nearly the center of the reserva
tion, and the purpose of the builders has
been to place this fall the northern terminus
at or near Blackfoot, forty or more miles
further on. It appears from a dispatch
which we print to-day that the subject of
extending the road across the reservation has
been considered in a Cabinet meeting and
that permission to proceed with the work has
been refused unless the sanction of the In
dians is first obtained. Mr. Dillon claims,
and we think rightly, that the charter of the
road gives it the right of way through the
reservation without the consent of the In
dians. The law, enacted at the last session
of Congress, reads as follows :
Be it enacted , etc., That the right of way
through the public lands of the United States
and other privileges heretofore granted by
law to the Utah Northern Railroad Com
pany are hereby modified and re-granted so
as to enable the Utah & Northern Railroad
company and its assigns to build their road
by the way of Marsh valley, Portneuf River
and Snake River valleys, instead of|by the
way of Soda Springs and Snake River valley,
as originally intended.
Sko. 2. And said company is hereby made
a corporation in the Territories of Utah, Ida
ho and Montana, under the same conditions
and limitations and with the same rights and
privileges that it now has and enjoys under
its articles of incorporation. Provided, that
said corporation shall at all times hereafter
be subject to all the laws and regulations in
relation to railroads in the United States or of
any Territory or State through which it may
pass. Or suits by or against said corpora
tion may be instituted in the courts of ^ said
Territories, or either of them, having juris
diction by the laws of such Territories.
From this it appears plain that the com
pany cannot fairly or in law be denied the
right to continue on with the road and to
pass beyond the reservation into which
the iron horse has already penetrated
many miles, unquestioned as to its right until
now. In the debate preceeding the action of
the House on the bill, Delegate Maginnis said
distinctly and in so many words that it con
templated entry into and through Indian
country, and the measure, with this feature
of its provisions clearly understood, and with
no effort or purpose to disguise the fact, was
passed upon. Mr. Maginnis said :
Mr. Speaker, I have been trying for several
days to get this bill up. It is a vital necessity
to the Territories interested that it should
pass to-night. It changes the route of the road
from Soda Springs, &c., and gives the road
permission to build via the Portneuf Canyon
and via Snake river valley and bridge by the
most practicable route to Montana. It ex
tends the corporate franchise to Idaho and
Montana, which is made necessary from the
fact that Idaho has no railroad incorporation
law. It will traverse the Indian country and
facilitate the transportation of troops and sup
plies. There is nothing objectionable in it,
and I trust that it may be passed. I move to
suspend the rules and pass the Senate bill.
We quote our Delegate's remarks to show
the construction placed by him upon the bill
and the interpretation put upon it by the
House in the action then taken in passing the
bill. We are quite persuaded that Mr. Dillon,
speaking for his company, is correct in
claiming the right to proceed with the road,
and that the Cabinet has made a mistake in
questioning that right, by which the immedi
ate construction of the line north to Black
foot may be hindered and possibly defeated.
THE COLORADO TRIUMPH.
The Colorado election, which occurred on
the 1st, was carried by the Republicans, who
elected their entire State ticket and Belford
for Congress. The returns already received
show a Republican majority of upwards of
2,000, which will probably be increased to
2,500 on a full count. It will be remembered
that Belford, two years ago, though elected
by a majority nearly as large as now, was
refused his seat by the House, his Demo
cratic contestant being admitted instead. The
Republicans of Colorado have again and by a
splendid majority returned him, administer
ing to the House a rebuke for its partisan
action so significant that no such wrong anc
injustice on its part will likely be repeated.
The Centennial State has indeed done nobly.
Its officers, from Governor down, are Repub
lican, and Judge Belford's election to the
House, aside from being a matter to rejoice
over on the merits especially presented in his
case, is an offset to the gain of a Democratic
Congressman from Oregon.
Gallatin county Politics.
There are nearly enough candidates op
posed to the Democratic nominees for the
several offices in Gallatin county to form a
separate and distinct ticket. These candi
dates come from both political parties. Why
not come together, arrange on a basis o: 1
common interests, and make an indcpcndeni
ticket complete ? We have little doubt this
could be advantageously done. The Demu*
caats are in the field, with a full list of càodi
dates, eager for the loaves and fishes. AH
organized independent movement seems to be
the thing most desired by the masses in Gal
latin county just now.
Burlington, (la.) October 1.—One of the
largest political gatherings ever held in this
section of the State, assembled here to-day to
hear the speech by Senator Blaine. He spoke
two hours devoting himself exclusively to
the financial issues of the day.
OI K COINTY TICKET.
The Central Committee has placed on the
Republican county ticket Mr. W. L. Milli
gan for County Commissioner in place of
George Steell, appointed to the Legislative
ticket in place of Joseph McKnight, resigned.
Mr. Milligan is an old and esteemed citizen,
a well known and well-to-do farmer of the
Prickly Pear Valley, who has every required
qualification for Commissioner. Mr. Steell,
who is a member of the present Board, and
who has ably and acceptably discharged the
trusts not only of that office but of Repre
sentative in our Legislative bodies, bas ac
cepted the appointment of the committee, as
has also Mr. Milligan for that of Commis
sioner. The ticket, amended as it now is,
has in no particular suffered therefrom, and
remains the strongest and best one presented
to the voters of Lewis and Clarke.
The Bonanza District.
The Belmont Mining Company expect to
aave their 20-stamp mill running by the 1st
proximo at the latest. The company have
about completed their tramway from the Bel
mont mine to the mill. Copt. M. L. Tallou,
who has had many years experience in the
mines of Superior and Colorado, arrived last
week and took charge of the mine. He is
now driving a lower tunnel to tap the ore
body about 100 feet lower, and when opened
the ore can be mined and milled at very low
cost, probably at about $4 per ton. The ore
dumps above contain about 1,500 tons of ore,
and in the centre level a ten-foot ore vein is
ready for stoping should the mill need more
ore before the lower level reaches the main
ore body. This company will have invested,
by the time the mill is completed and every
thing in running order, in mills, purchase of
mine, tramway, sawmill, etc., about $100,
000. Tbe mine is a mammoth one, and the
investment will doubtless prove good.
Messrs. Jurgens & Price have a store at
Belmont, keep a general assortment of gro
ceries and mining supplies, and report a fair
trade. Two saloons, necessary adjuncts to a
thriving mining camp, supply the boys with
toddy and cigars. Mr. Ackers runs a board
ing house near the mill, and Neil Sullivan
ias one convenient to the mine—both are
Messrs. Cotter & Hickey's mill is busy
crushing Blue Bird ore, and good clean-ups
are sure to follow. The town of Mount
Pleasant has mainly 41 'moved on" to Vestel,
the saloon of E. M. Hawes being the only re
maining business house running. The im
mediate proximity of the Blue Bird, Emma
Miller, Hickey, Mount Pleasant, and other
known good lodes will doubtless revive the
town, as they are developed and worked.
Vestel has several new and good buildings,
noticeable among which are the large store
building of Messrs Reed& Root and the hotel
buildings of Fred. Lindwedell. Mr. Zembsch
shares the mercantile business with Messrs
Reed & Root. Mrs. Stephens keeps the gen
eral boarding and lodging house of the town.
The place has thr°e saloons, and yet the boys
keep sober generally. The steam arastra is
kept running away on Penobscot ore, as is
the new 10-stamp mill also. Ten additional
stamps will be added to this mill at once.
Messrs. Davis & Tatem having received ord
ers to duplicate the mill, Mr. Tatem has taken
patters and his foundry will soon turn them
out. The Penobscot mine is reported look
ing as rich at the bottom as at the top of the
shaft, the main shaft now being down some
thing over 120 feet.
Bad weather deterred your reporter from
visiting the Stemple district, but he heard the
regular whistle of the mill and judges that it
is steadily stamping Whippowill ore.
THREE HUNDRED OUNCES.
A Nice Clean-up from Ore from the Bine
C. M. Cotter, of Cotter & Hickey, owners
of the Bluebird mine, Vestel, last night
brought to town 300 ounces of gold retort,
the result of their first clean-up, from their
five stamp mill, which they recently purchas
ed of Milo Courtwright. The run was made
on 123 tons of ore from the Bluebird, and the
average was $32 to the ton. On the dump
Cotter & Hickey have 300 tons of equally as
good ore, and at the bottem of their 95 foot
shaft they have 10 feet of just such rock.
We shall hear good reports from this mine
during the coming winter.
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Gold Quarts Discovery.
N. T. Al8trop, John Peterson and Emil
Shoemaker about six weeks ago made two
gold quartz discoveries, which promise to be
come famous in the near future. The loca
tions are names the 44 Hunter " and the 44 Ex
plorer," and are located in Deer Lodge County,
about two miles south of the Big Blackfoot
Mr. Alstrop, who called at our office a few
days ago, thinks they have ore that will mill
$500 per ton, and is confident they have the
richest mines ever struck in the Territory.
We are in receipt of another communica
tion from Jefferson county,in relation to the
capture of Foley.theinartienx of Fredericks.
As we have recent)? published tbe facts in
tbe case, tbe communication would be of no
interest to tbe publia
The death of Walter B. Dance is announced
He died suddenly at Deer Lodge on Friday.
Mr. Dance was one of tbe early pioneers of
Mftnttia, and for years was connected with
important business and mining enterprises in
Deer Lodge county. He served two or three
terms in tbe legislature, and in social life was
greatly esteemed for his genial qualities.
REPORTKD SPECIALLY FOR THE HERALD BY
WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY.
A Splendid Republican Triumph In Col
Denver, October 2.— Nearly complete re
turns from 21 counties give the Republican
State and Congressional ticket 2,100 majori
ty over the Democrats. The remainiLg coun
ties will probably increase the majority to
2,500. Judge Belford, Republican, for Con
gress, has carried every county except two
of those reported.
Denver, (Col.,) October 3.— Revised re
turns from twenty-one counties increase the
majorities heretofore reported. Belford's
majority over Patterson (Dem.) for Congress
is 2,745. Pitkin's (Rep.) majority over Love
land (Dem.) for Governor, is 2,500. The
counties yet to be reported will probably in
crease the average Republican majority in
the State to 3,000. The greenback vote in
the State will aggregate about 1,200. The
Legislature will stand in the ratio of four
Republicans to one Democrat.
Utah and Northern Railroad.
New York, October 2.—The Times' Wash
ington special says that Sidney Dillon, Pres
ident of the Union Pacific, has been in the
city for several days endeavoring to induce
the Government to grant the Utah and North
ern railroad right of way through the Fort
Hall Indian reservation. Dillon claims that
the charter of the latter road gives it the
right of way through the reservation in ques
tion, but at to-day's Cabinet meeting the
question was discussed and it was decided
not to permit thejconstruction of the road
through the reservation without the consent
of the Indians. It is the opinion of promi
nent officials connected with the Indian Bu
reau that the Indians will not withhold their
sanction to the extension of the road if the
facts are properly stated to them. The Utah
and Norther railroad is a narrow-gauge road
r unning north from Salt Lake city, and when
completed will connect the Union and North
Pacific railroads. It will be one of the most
valuable branches of the -Union Pacific and
will, fora time, at least, monopolize the
freight and passenger trade of Montana Ter
ritory. The road is owned by Jay Gonld
and parties who at present control the Union
Washington, October 4.—The Cabinet in
session to-day approved the letter of the At
torney General giving his opinion that the
Utah and Oregon Railroad Company can
pass through the Bannack Indian Reserva
tion. The treaty with the (Bannacks is not
recognized as a law of Congress, which is
considered superior to it, and gives the com
pany the right to follow the prescribed line.
Lowell, October 2.— In the Republican
convention of the Seventh Congressional Dis
trict, to-day, Mr. Durgen, of Reading, offer
ed a resolution denouncing Gen. Butler for
proving false to the district and to the pledges
made by him in 1876, and demanding his
immediate resignation as member of the 45th
Congress. The resolution was adopted unan
Boutwell'8 name was wihdrawn as a candi
On the second ballot Wm. A. Russell, of
Lawrence was nominated.
St. Louis, October 3.—The yeliow fever
relief steamer Chambers received her cargo
to-day, and will probably leave sometime to
night Her cargo consists of about one hun
dred and fifty tons of ice, and between 200
and 300 tons of provisions, clothing and med
ical stores. Capt. V. M. Yore is master of the
steamer; L. A. Haines, Clerk; Thos. Wetzell,
mate; Chas. Duffy and George Langell, pilots;
Wm. Shepherd, 1st and John Williams 2d
engineers. Besides there will be 10 or 12
deck hands and cabin boys.
Hudson, N. Y., October 3. —The Demo
crats in the Thirteenth District nominated O.
P. M. Baker for Congress.
Bridgeport, Conn., October 3. — The
Democrats in the Fourth Congressional Dis
tsict nominated F. W. Prugerhoff.
Boston, October 3.—The first District
Greenback Congressional convention nomi
nated Lemuel Bradford, subject to the rati
fication of the Democratic Congressional
Hornelsville, N. Y., October 3. —The
Republicans of the Twenty-ninth District
nominated Dr. P. Richardson for Congress.
Lowville, N. Y., October 3— The Repub
licans of the Twenty-second District nomi
nated Warner Wilier for Congress.
Buffalo, October 3.— The Republicans of
the Thirty-second District nominated Sher
man S. Rogers for Congress.
Boston, October 3.— The Republicans of
the Fifth District nominated 8. C. Bowman
Flushing, L- 1., October 4-—The Green
backers of the First Congressional District
nominated Gen. Crook.
Hornelsville, October 4.—F. S. Bab
cock is named as the People's candidate for
Congress in the Twenty-ninth District
Buffalo, October A—The Republicans of
the Thirty-Second District nominated Sher
man S. Jewett for Congress.
Newport, Pa., October 4.—The Demo
crats of the Eighteenth Congressional Dis
trict nominated W. F. Stenger.
Kearney calls it the Dam-ocracy, and
for once we shouldn't*wonder if was right.
THE HOSTILE CHEYENNES.
They Are Making Good Their Escape
St. Louis, October 2.—A special from
Leavenworth says the troops had a fight with
the Indians at 4 o'clock this a. m., but does
not name the place. Lieut. Broderick, 23rd
Infantry, was wounded and Corporal Stew
art, Co. I, 23rd Infantry, and five soldiers
were killed. Capt. Manck with his com
mand has crossed Plover creek in close pur
suit of the Indians. The bodies of 13 settlers
killed by Indians were brought into Buffalo
Ogalalla, (Neb.,) October 3.—A courier
arrived here this evening bringing word from
Capt. Mauck's command, reports that Indians
were last seen on the Republican river ; that
they had killed every white man they came
across on the route, stolen horses, and com
mitted other depredations. There are about
100 well-armed and well-mounted warriors
and about 150 squaws and children in the
party. It is thought they will camp 35 or 40
miles south of here to-night and cross about
16 miles west of here to-morrow. The set
tlers will send a party of 25 out in the morn
ing to ascertain the whereabouts and direc
tion taken by them. The courier reports
that the hostiles have stolen nearly 250 horses
within the last three days, 64 of them on the
Cheyenne, October 4.—Ogallalla reports
say that the Indians are crossing the river
five miles east of that station. Fifty citizens
in Ogallalla are armed and mounted and pre
pared to defend the town if it is attacked.
Scouts are out in all directions.
Denver, October 4.— The following dis
patch from Wallace, Kas., referring to the
band of Indians that left the reservation near
Reno, has just been received: The Indians
crossed the Kansas Pacific Railroad Sunday
morning going north. When about 25 miles
north of Buffalo station they commenced
killing settlers, and so far 17 dead bodies
have been found along Sappa creek. The
Indians do not go out of their way to kill
white people, but if they meet a man on
horseback they kill,him and take the horse.
They are now eighty or a hundred miles
north of the Kansas Pacific railroad, with
troops pressing them pretty hard. They
have killed no women or children, and have
not thus far matilated the bodies of any of
their victims. The report that Lieutenant
Proderick was killed is untrue. There has
been no fight since Friday and Proderick is
here well and hearty.
Cheyenne, October 4.—An engine and
caboose have just returned to Ogallalla,
the engineer saying he could see Indians on
the bluffs. The train with the troops has not
yet left Sidney.
Ogallalla, Neb., October 4.—The In
dians are crossing the Platt river six miles
north of here. A party of cow boys who
started from here this morning to scout came
upon a party of Indians killing a beef. They
exchanged shots and made the Indians drop
the beef, and leave a horse, mule, some
blankets, lariats, hats, etc. They are going
north as fast as possible.
Sidney, Neb. October 4.—Major Thorn
burgh, with a command numbering about
200 men, left here on a special train at 1 p.
m. for Ogallalla, to endeavor to stop the hos
tile Cheyenne. He will be joined at Jules
burg by Lieut Davis and command, from
the South Platte.
The Cheyenne prisoners, numbering about
250 persons, including 75 warriors, en route
for the Indian Territory, who were held at
this place until the renegades had passed,
were disarmed this morning and are now iu
camp at Sidney barracks guarded by Capt.
Fitzgerald's company. *1116 Indians at first
refused to surrender and trouble was antici
pated, but when the troops surrounded them
they gave up their rifles and ponies and sub
Camp Robinson, Neb., October 4.—The
five companies of the 3d cavalry, command
ed by Col. Carlton, who arrived here some
days ago, broke up camp at 9 o'clock last
night to make a night march and intercept
the Indians if possible before arriving at a
point north of Clarke's bridge, on the Sidney
It would appear by the latest information,
and other corroborative proof, that the hos
tiles now pursued by the troops are endeavor
ing to reach the new Red Cloud agency on
Woolf creek, 75 miles from Camp Robinson.
If they succeed in outmarching the troops,
which is not at all improbable, being better
mounted, and having about 300 stolen horses
in their possefsion as a reserve, something
new may be expected.
Omaha, October 4.—Tbe scouting party
sent out from Ogallalla returned to that sta
tion at 2 o'clock, and reported that the Chey
ennes numbered about 300. They exchanged
a few shots whith some stragglers and cap
tured some abandoned stock.
The Indians have crossed the North Platte
river on their way north.
Thornburgh's command, which left Sidney
on a special train for Ogallalla, 72 miles dis
tant win now have to give them a stem chase.
The Indians have got about twenty-five miles
start of the troops, and will probably scat*
The Cheyennes began crossing the I
river five miles east of Ogallalla about 1
o'clock this morning. They were first seen
by Union Pacific trackmen who brought t e
information to Ogallalla. Scouts were sen
out at once and the troops got into readiness
Major Thornburgh's whole command * e
Sidney about noon to intercept the Indian-