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SUNDAY SD DA1 FE13R FEBRUkIIJY A1itY 14 1904 1904w 1 f fI <
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1 LESSED is be who giveth awajt awajtJ aws awswbt waJ waJwhat
J what he bath but 11 he h keep k it up uphell upheU upheU
heU pretty tt7 M IIThe M on n aUrvThe aUrv tsrveThe
The Indian has h given away nearly ly aH aHof aMor
of 0 his land Shall th the white man clwet clwethim e t thim
him out of the few small all patches lie e e14it has hasleft hasl
left l tt
leftThe ttThe
The land steals In the Indian Territo Territory ¬
ry are nothing new Ever since Colum Columbus Columhus Coiwnbu ¬
bus bu struck these snores shores the Indian Indlah h hhcffl his hisl I Ihn
l hn fn the jj victim of the th swindler Jsnt Jsntit 15 nt ntit
it ttmf to top this thieving thievingI
I wf vEnt fnt nt to e Chief NoShirt many manytimes man mantimes manytunes
times during my in stay with the Umatii UmatiiI tmatflLs
I Ls Ca uses Us > s and Wallulas aUula8 who had hadnme baf bafI ha4ome
< nme together t1 thn ir a village illa e on their th ir Jobft JobftIservaiion JoititJ Jot
Iservaiion J eraion near Peudleton Or 0 Ovs to alid t
liild lid k1 th thti > ir i midsummer powwow I I18ry Iir1y h4 h4v
v 18ry arly always gone alone aone but tbktf tbktfVhirlwjnti thtetftn 1Ime
Whirlwind medicine man of the t tI Ujoa Ujoailias
ilias 1 1Iaii 11a in whose b tepee I had al ilopj pt went wentv westith t tith
v ith me 111 I had come to t bid btdtj farew ftUe ftUet Q
to t XoShirt XoShirtOn Xo S11rr S11rrOr
Or my In previous visits this tbj oW chief chiefHd cJaWhlfibPIl chlEbn
hlfibPIl > Hd liven distant A look of o distrust distrustuiksd 4111tri1stulk dlstflttuihd
uiksd ulk d in hi his eye again ain this time timelll liBt liBtwarmed 1 11i
lll 1i < warmed when I hid to him through throughVThirlnind throughin Jt
VThirlnind hid ind in for NoShirt oShirt kn knew w little little1igligIr
lnglish ll1 jsh > i have come to tell you youj youdtye youndbye
j > dbye and thank you ou for the kind kindviy kindlY kindty
viy lY your our people Pfop treat me Dl I sleep sleepil1 InI in inihir
ihir 1 upees I eat their Ash sb They Theyri ThPTrc
ri r > good oocl to me Now I go back k eat eatWhnt e eWhat
What hJt must I tI t I white man far r yon yonWhirlwind youWhivlwfn4 roa7 roa7hlrlwlnd
Whirlwind told NoShirt that she he
i iw b n would persist perei t in calling
me a she shemake sheflake he heJnakE
make him big newspapers Then the tJa
< hief of the allied tribes after lner speak speakiig speSkJug
Jug a few words to Whirlwind said to toJIH toWI
4 JIH you tell him great Father Rooae Rooaefelt RoQlllpflt Roo Roocit
felt in Wellington r bington we want to keep kee keecur
V our lands landsNoShirt lanJfXoShirt IanaNoshirt
NoShirt Whirlwind hiriWinrl and other lo lorlirs Iftrljm j j0n
rlirs rljm in the tepee parleyed awhile p v vi4ntty
ilMitly i nth discussing diseupin m > Then the th chief chiefiraehing du ducahiug chiefcaehiug
iraehing behind hlnd him where he h 4at 4atr atnptned iit iitflrned
nptned r > ened an old Hudson Hudt Jn Bay Ba company companyrunk COmA eomanyunk v
t unk and took out p 3ine ml > papers Paper He li
T handed hi nded them to me m But before I read readhem readI readIIfffi
hem I m the old chief whose wh hair hai as asFrake astt asiraketi
Frake tt Faktfl i with ith gray gTa sat straight straight ttp p
a id taking a tick ick made some marks markstn
tn n the ground groundOne groundOne grotndOne
One time said si be following feI feIords his hisvords hiiS
vords S ords by signs and pointing with his hismap blsHik bhrik
Hik fom pl place e to place OR ue fOro trude trudeJ1ur e
map 111 1 f he h had drawn dra Nn one ne time all 11 land land1ljun land1jun
1 1ljun ijun land la ndfron fron big bi water where wbP 11 un unso ungo 1 1gO
gO down o high mountains east e t Heap
hunt Heap buffalo Heap deer Hear Hearrh Ht HaGras > a aJ
rh J h Grass high hi h Pony fat Heap ill allhlt illWhit II IIVhIt
Whit VhIt hlt man come < We Ve give him eat eatv fJtw ctgi
v > fdre gi w him pony White man cwn5 cwn5Ti cowitak < or ortI
Ti tak > our land Bimeey white nan nanhave ni nihav4
have 11 f him big land Injun Ifttie peek peekif peo peckLi k k1lf
1lf Li > if f little ppeck r k there theftreP theioreprvatj re = rati ati Jr JrI > r ri rV
V i tell him great Father Roosevelt Rooseveltii Boosrek41shtngton i ii
ii i tWashington Ahington we want we W keep ow owlirl ourThese Qri QriTh
lirl lirlThese
These Th few ew simple imp words ords moved me to tewh toch i iMKh
MKh wh ch pity for the th Indians f a U I had nev nevt nevfor ne neyr
for btr bt4or felt And I told them a al abt abttumtu
t oumbus and more of the story tbaa tbaa1hJ tb tbU tbas1l
l 1hJ U knew of how little by little the ther uarJukin tMrMfrkjfl
r Ttekin had been pushed jhaek c4 jntfl jntflbimeby 1IK 1IKbimebJ tntflbimeby
bimeby white hite man have hint b IiI big W bIjaa4 bIjaa4Injun land landInjun Jn
Injun little rpeck rpeckThen EJekThETh spetkThem
Then I r read the paper The ftrat lirutwa ftratwap j
wa wap a about the allotment of lands underan under 1IDdwan wurST1
an act ct of congress rel5 in 1885 1SS that provided providedthat proYWed1bIU proldedthat
that when wh n an allotment was 1Uad madeto madetothr to toth tothc
thc th Indians tbet they the should uld not sell their theirland tbeillaud theirland
land for twentyfire years and that that1houid tbat4t tbat4thajId t tFhould
Fhould not be taxed during that tfca tfcaKach ttae ttael tne tneEach
Each l ah man woman or child wa w to re ref re redve reche
C f dve < ive eighty acre When each e h man manp mangt
p Jt t his own land naid id Whirlwind we wehave weha wehave
have ha f 1250 Injun InjunThe InJunbe InjunThe
The second paper was a copy of a aletter a1tter
letter tt r containing a speech of NoShirt NoShirtwhich NoS NOShirtvhIch irt irthleh I
which hleh he had sent to the department departmentof
of the interior It siwee d in Indian Indianwords Indianworde i iWorda
words the mind Inet of the wtoe wteeH heads headsamong headsamong
among H the Indians on the land ldtion ques question q qtion ¬
tion You Youy mpy read it in full for Xo Xoihirt o ohirt o ohlrt
ihirt hirt trusted me to take tIt t1i paper of ofptate ofFtate ofClate
ptate to town and make a afJQP afJQPnunMI ey eyotinefl eoj y yCmincil
Cmincil Boom Ia Umatilla Agency A AMIIY enC Ore OreMay cj cjof
May 18 I IAt 1M 1Mt
At t a council of Indian this ti a day dayh da held heldbe heldh
be h fUowtn following w were r act agread to by those thosesigninff t tigninK thosegning
signinff their tbeirna theirnaines names and they desire that thatThe thatthe thatI
The I he same be transcribed tran crftted And d sent on onopy one oneop unsnp
opy op to the secretary etary of tb tile Interior and andn andlilt an ann4
lilt commtasioMr of Indian Indianaffairs Indianaffairs Indian81Miurt
< > n n4 copy to the eo
affairs affairsNoShirt
J 81Miurt NoShirt spoke for the ln Indian ans aa fol follows folows ¬
lows ows
lowsWe We desire cl to write to Wa Washington and
TowaroI Ja T I a Gayuee Chief Sunset Sunset After After the Council Whirlwind
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Nc Shi t t > ni n i Squaw No Shirt 8h and SquaW quaW to Left efr White Man CGrewdson C Center ToWaToi r oWaf 0 to Right
to dLet get au afW Z1 Nt ah t away All the tbeIndians thene
Indians ne have ha hatheir bawefIed fflrfed ed not to sell ad U any an of ofd ortheir Jj I Itheir
their land Iiake id d sire 4r to t mve tve It ftAs Itfer I Ifr
fer rcW e 4oi w our JancWa ande andea
a we jvc ove JitlJ oar i1 As bug as the th land landel lands I
s we we WIll fleA el 9 i iti i4oce ce TV We like likea 1 I
Iiy he ay toei1a a teep ke p our land All AllpSthe AlII I Ithe
the Indiawf Indiawfday ladlausiiavtbe pSthe the same IDe heart here to to today I Iday
day dayWhen I
When we w bad a big council hrw long longago Toniago < I Iago
ago they promised us no land would be besold I Isold Isold
sold for twentyfire years fa At that time timethe i ithe
the th law provided for no sales tor twenty twentyfir twentytie twentyfive I
fir tie years eoars and we w followed f < the law and andits andIt i iits
its It I premises ilfa We to were then told If any aayone alQon I Ione
one on dies his kind d will go to his children childrenand cblMreuand I
and cannot be sold ld till the full time thaepaed to topaSfrd J8The
paSfrd The The must have an agreenteat agreenteatwith ag I IWith
with us on piper fr in Washington to tout touteffect dJlttffect I Ieffect
effect yet y t V are IUU till of the sam m mind mindand adand I I Iand
and wiUO Wi11rGeer vjer ell 11 any IIn more mQ of our land landW JaQIIIW I Iw
W think that t White Bull and Isidore Isidorewere Ilt dont dontwe I Iwere
were we either drunk or irazy razy az when they got gotup IJup Ot I Iup
up the petitlene petje l to sell their lands landsWe IanilitV I IWe
V We p desfre cIeIf re to know kDo if William A Jones Jonesis ef I II
I is still comiOMloaer tOIft and If he is we wewant wewant I II
1111 I want to aeMtMR eed u to Mm to stop these thesesales thoseIlaleL c caJe
sales aft 3 dmt t want any a of our in inherited In Inherited InI ¬
I herited laMe sold Then b ho can hand our oureoaununi oureommunteaUon
I eoaununi eommunteaUon ilon to the secretary e reuart or better betteryet IJetteryet I
I yet we 1 wttl have 1Ia e one copy py sent t to the tbecommissioner theCOJlUDooer I
I commissioner and another to the seers aecIetaq secretary ¬
taq taq5 tary
I am sure all U those present agree to
the Poet It It takes genius to get up upronne arhyme a arhyme
rhyme Ilk like J menu enu and chain you and andI a at
I know of only nIy one mar at this thleell board Voardor boardat
or at any other who Is equal to the thetask t ttaak thetask
task taakuIf
uIf If you y u mean me me retorted the t Poet PoetfttMMnK PoetftU PoetftnshIn
ftU fttMMnK f you OU are mightily mistaken mistakenX
I woMtdn w wMte a rhymelike that on oaa ona ona
a personal valentine when w eft I could tack tackiton tackit tackiton
iton it on the end of a nnet s nnet an anl < r go out outand oUtI outand
and sell I It fop f twoflfty twoflftyThen twoftCbnen two1ttyThen
Then you didnt do It eh demand demanded dl d 1and 1andeel ianded ¬
ed the idiotuNo Idiot IdiotKo Idiotio
uNo Ko Did you asked the Poet Poet with withhfe witheyes withh
hfe h eyes fwfaikling fwfaiklingSir
Sir aaid the UteIdIot Idiot If I had lM1 doM doMit cloReff doseit
I it would I n bare re had the unblushing ef effrontery eCtronten effyontery ¬
frontery to say ae I just now did say saythat 87tlttM saythat
that Its author was a genius geniusWell genl geniUsWell s sWeUy
Well WeUy w e we re square anyhow said saidthe sailthe saidthe
the Poet You cast me under suspi suspicion auapicIoft auspidon ¬
don to begin with th and an it was only onbthat fair fairthat f fthat
that I should whack back I got a val valentine vdtin vulentine ¬
entine tin myself and I suspect It was wurfrom wufrom wasfrom
from the same hand It runs like this thteTo thleTo thisTo
To the Minor Poet PoetYou PoetY PoetYou
You Y OQ do o not pluck the fairy flowers flowersThat flowersThat flowerSThat
That bloom on < high Parnassus ParnassusNor ParnafI8UsOf ParnaseusNor
Nor Of do you ssther stber thistles like likeSome likeSoule hikeSeine
Some of those JDtkWho mystic sstle mfttm mfttmWho ea eaWho
Who brows about old Helicon HeliconIn
In hope to tfll tI ttteir Uaetrtllmmies UaetrtllmmiesYolJIS ttimmiee ttimmieeare tmmiesYopa
YolJIS rath tJIef are those iflandyllnes iflandyllneshry itaDdyllAeeant
ant t topped dtryuntbe1nununl dtryuntbe1nununlQuite hry hryantbe1nuinmiQuite antbemununi3s antbemununi3sOuHe
Quite pleasant nt staff staffThat RuffThst stuffThaLends
That ThaLends ends In Inikiff InikiffYet flaff tlbftYet flaffYet
Yet when they are beholden belwMeeMake beMIchaMake beholdenMake
Make all the world look golden pldeaWen goldenWell
Well ejaculated the Idiot HI I dont dontsee
see what there is in that to make you youangry I IanCi7
angry Seems to me theres some very verynice verynice
nice compliments in that For instance instanceyour instanceyour
your stuff when tis
beholden beholdenMakes beholdenlakes beholdenMakes
Makes all the world look golden goldenaccording sokenacord1ng
according to your our anonymous corre correspondent orre orrepondent iorrepondent ¬
pondent If hed been vicious he night nighthave mighthave
have said something thln like this thtewithal thiswithal
withal so supercilious superciliousThey superciliousThey
They The make the whole earth btUous biliousThe btUousTh btUousThc
The Th Poet grinned sTinn d Im not ot cpm cpmpUMaiag comPIaIJ eompIsiialng
pUMaiag about it IL Its It a mighty m hty nice nicelittle Jib ilceLittle
little lttt verse I I think sad 4 my only re regret reret regret ¬ I
gret ret is that tu t I tS o mot Botk80w know wbo the chap chapwag ebapwq chapwas
wag wlxr sect it rd like to thank him himI h
I had ai 81 idea you ou might help me he hesaid oc8aid hesaid
said with a searching glance glanceI
I will ill said the Idiot If the man manwho manwho sianwho
who sent > nt you tiyu evr ev r reveal his iden identity ¬ I Itit
thy tit to me I win fll tell I fete Id you OU fen elt all allover sitOtr
over yourself with joy jo or on receiving Ivthl hie hietribute hieribvte hisrlbte Ill
tribute of Admiration mI ra tI Jn < How did you youoom youname
oom name out ut Doctor DoctorJh loftoth Doctotih
> Jh h he remembered reme borel me all al I right rightraid rightmid rightraid J
raid th t h Doctor Do tor Quite ir the same samj
> < j < <
what I havw hll 1 fat Inst 1laJd00 said aJ4 on eiThe Aaimattr AaimattrThe m r
The following tolloi Indians have staled ed their theirnames theirnames
names n mfl hereto to zrJplf if ify their concurrence concurrenceIB e rrence rrenceIa
IB Xo Nuabirt Sbirt t8 a remarks remarksXoSbirt TC TCoSbjrt remarksoshitt I
XoSbirt Yateen YateenJohn YatfeDfohiJ
John Showikarp n WataioWWit WataioWWitCharley Wgta4oWwitCharley
Charley Shapish Pawatoy watoF
Peopeotowyasb P peot ah Tol lo is4ap is4apRbeoaps Ia IaA 4B 4BBhcesMps
BhcesMps A TirtbtriHetie Tint TjithuieosLuke 1 1LukE e eLuke
Luke jfinthorn Peter P ter Kalylon KalylonPowaukee KaJ KalytoitPowatikes ton j
Powaukee Raplta Kalt RapltahPewaptaeow > h hPewaptseow
Pewaptseow Pa pUlffw Uttle > George GeorgeShalawetalmanin Ge GeorgeShaIawetnlmanln
Shalawetalmanin ShaIawetnlmanlnRobinson Motanlc MotanlcRobinson JIIotanleRomc
Robinson Romc on Minthorn I tong mg Hair HairPeo
Peo Nuktiksbema NuktiksbemaPhintp NuktlkshemPhilip I IPblntp
Philip Minthorn Kntchkatchwap Kntchkatchwap1maDine Kutchkutchwapr KutthkutchwspUmalne
1maDine r maQl e tist tistPKchwhyyura UaLlttl < I
IAttht Llttl 1 JIaWc t Tet4ma Yt5fls1set Yt5fls1setPachwhyyum et 1
PKchwhyyura PKchwhyyuraPejter Spokane ffpokaneJim ffpokaneJimPeterSb Jim JimWin dimPe2er
Pejter PeterSb SbJlal SbJlalToits lal Win WjIqm > m Hall llallKaslarkin HallTOitS usziTuitMiukt
TuitMiukt TuitMiuktanOwIt Toits < ojikt kt TOWt tOutxt > a
yao anOwIt Narciese arclIJ e Thishmah ThishmahCas4arkln malL 1
Kaslarkin KaslarkinTwo Ka Cas4arklnrwo larIdB larIdBT
Two T o moons ago < 0 l I cnd him tuter tuterpa tidito pa paper ¬ I Iper
per to Washimjrton lshl t Mo answer 8JUfetI s saM saMNohlet W WNoShirt I
NoShirt McKinfer all right very veryaorry I Iryhen I Iaerrywhen
aorry aerrywhen ryhen when he die ie Roosevelt velt afl H right rightPoinmiMSiooer llgbtComm1 rightCQmInIssIoner
PoinmiMSiooer Comm1 Sto Jones Jo a nocty good he hesend hese
se send 4 him bacic letter slow tt gOW Bad man manm manh1P manluPendleton
m h1P luPendleton Pwxfleton eton close hxane honehlm him all same samerattteanake samerattte samerottleanake
rattteanake rattteanakeIt rattte nake naket
It t was explained to me that thatOrne some I
vete too too only not ib d complimentarily complimentarilyHecalla comphimentarflyHC113 ompimentariyHeea1kJ
Hecalla me The Humane Surgeon and andruns andru6s andruAt
runs into rhyme after this fashion fashionO
0 Doctor o tor Blanks Bankl a surgeon bold boldA boklAa1i boldA
A Aa1i surgeon oD most l Itoinmne ptnene 1llent sir sirI sirAM sirAnd
I And what he does d ieer r eer er devoid devoidOf dev devoidof ld ldOf
Of ordInary rdlnar pain sir sarI sirIf
I If be werecalled Wfore al1oo to amputate amputateA
A leg la Pg hurt by a bullet bulletHe bulletI bullet1F
He wouldnt take t ke A knife and cut cdlB cdtBWIth
I B BWIth th his bill bed pull Jt JtI It
Our wild Wild btrda birds ore e dying Ying by b hundreds hundredsand hundredsndthoUSJtd hundredsand
and ndthoUSJtd thousands and they are dying dyingchiefly dyingklefty dyingtktady
chiefly front frork hick aei of otfood food In many manylessee m many4ses y yue
lessee 4ses they are Ne je parWiing ing literally from fromstarvation fromlltarvatlcpn fromarYatIQn
starvation but ut more often the death is iscaused Iscaused Iscaused
caused by cold which they could stand standwil standwell standweil
well enough if f they were tV ere sufficiently
fed EyE EY bird may is be likened toa toasmall to a asmall asnaII
small fttrnAee the fu tU fudtfor l for which Is tile tJiefood tilefOOd thefood
food it ea ets A and the nonconductor its ItfcOQverlng Itscovering J
covering of teat featbees When there is isplenty isplenty II
plenty of fuel the little ttle furnace is iswarm IsWarmwarmer
warm warmwarmer warmer by ectetrees ftotae degrees tlmn tlmna J
a man or a hort horee 4Mlt when fuel be becomes be becomes becomes ¬
comes tcarce the tanieiee fonia e burns urns low atttl atttlpresently andpiesently
presently pre enUygoe goes out to WlwnJood en Jood Isplen Isplentiful isplentiful ¬ I
tiful bins have Httte to fifar from the titemost thena9 t tmqst
most t intienae cold A tttrlEsy buzzard buzzardwhich buz buzzardwhich Td Tdwhich
which I have in captivity at thie time timeU tUneIs I
Is a case in point This vulture is an aninhabitant anIltitabitant
inhabitant of the Mm aeutb uthern rnstates 9tatag t te1 and andseldom andeldom andseldom
seldom comes as far north ortb as New Y Yprk Yprkcity k kCity kCity I
City even in summer 5Ummfr or autumn autUmn But Butthe Butte t tt
the t e individual 1 nv bw here has been beenepcpoaed beeRte beenetposed
epcpoaed ta biting wind wink when the thee thermometar theeometsr
mometar re registered tered M degt degtee f bakjvl bakjvla bvaro w t
a aro ro yet ye he walked afcout aboutin t in the snow enowspread snowspread w I
spread out ut his wip wi wings s to die run and andpreened andpreennd
preened his plumage with as little con concern concern eoncern ¬ I
cern as though he had been perched erched on ona 1 na
a chimney in Charleston S C C The Theescret Therecret I
escret was simply 8 w jspnfahlln wntaJllnt nfailin suppiy suppiyof ljPli ljPliof Iippiyof
of food which 1ttel1 kept keptp up p the natural natntallitat ln heat heatot t tof f fof
of the body bodyThe bodyfh
The Th fh chief cause of the presetact presetactmortality pr present vettt vetttmortality Nd Ndmorta1Ity I
mortality among our birch < vt t this thl time U Uis
is tbe unusual amount of sleet and andwhich mow I
which have fallen this winter wjl1 r Many Manyof Manyof I Ior
of the birds depend rtp nd for food to od entirely on onthe
the th se8d1i e 4 which they gather from Nmtbe the thetops tlietops
tops of the weeds 818 Hi the fieMg fietfdSftnd and andfro nd ndalong J
along the Tad radsiIee i18fl or which they 1ek 1ekup slek slekup
up fro f n the th > ground beneath beneuthvfda n 8th the theeds l ls
vfda eds s Th now ha baa covered Q frcd < both the theJrouK theuund t
found JrouK uund l and the th < weed to tJJs tnp > and ui U off offtBeir offt1 offtheir
their t1 tr food supply lIlI The rest ui o f Ui I 1
bf the Ina In Iniae B to t whom hom tie tk Ui e a IMriet IMrietwas 11 nws i iwas
was U madft had died and a l l4dra tl U their theirh eCrd
h 4dra ire bad bean jdpiided 1 by bYbites arhetntng arhetntngwhhe arbeniwhites
bites to sell their bfutltpchta bhl riahtfte TfcSi TfcSithe Th1the
the wise men of the t tr1 tribes a Med ted > to toptevent o oprevent I
prevent v because au as JforShlrt XeShirtwhft 4 ud udlcWlrie
WIle whft man get him parti praii4unIe4 praii4unIe4owitttie tdnJun Injun land landNOW ndoWIltt1 I
NOW oWIltt1 little time > get him nil attTlkn nilThen I ITkn
Then NoShirt knew that the t Indian Indiannot Iud IndIanwas I
was not good at making a trade t with withthe wit withthe
the hBo Boston ton man mnO = o VaU eaUa a the redskin redskinrfee redeklntttp
rfee 1 whitt He H > told me about an In Indian indan ¬
dan on the Puyallup r resessaUos cvation a oaA A AVThtte i
White man who kept i t saJooo got ot this thisTndian t l
Tndian t to swan ao his land qjl for the Hr Hrroom wrj wrjroom 4r 4rroom
room The saloon keer k keejer er r valued his hisliquors
liquors 4U and fixtures at 1800 The T In Indian i I II
tHan diantooktDg looking with envy f env upn uponthe the white whiteapron I IWOn I Iapron I
apron gave his 160 acres aers of jp fipo H 1tI14 d dfor
for the grog whop Deeds were weresignecl weresigneclTbat signed signedThat signedThat
That night the new owner asked aJl aJlthe antht
the > Indians Inl1iaason on the reservation n to come comein oine oinein E Ein
in to his opening n ng They TbeYlhank drank all of oftlH j
tbe ti liquor and in a drunken brawl brawlsmashed brawlsmashed i ismashed
smashed glasses es beetle mlrror mlrroreerything mirroreverything mirror mirroreverything
everything The next JriOrB morning hftvfn hftvfnneither hvmr havMgneither
neither land nor furattuve left feftolb feftolba only onlya
a sheet of papers pn paperwlth per with writing wrturi on ife u up
I He must hare had some ejSpcrlence ejSpcrlencewith eperIeneewith
with you Dostor said l ald theIdiot theIdiotfact eXperlencej In Infact Infad
fact he knows you so 0 well that I am aminclined amInclined asn1
inclined to think the writer of orthat that val valentine valentine ¬ i ienUne
entine lives Un in this hour c and it is just justpossible justpoesible justpossible
possible that the culprit is i seated at atthis atthis atthis
this table at this moment momentI
I think it very likely said the theDoc theDoctor theDoctor Doc Doctor ¬
tor drHy dr Hes a fresh young man manfive manfive manfive
five feet ten inches in height
feathered population depend d pend on berries berriesand befl5Sand ries riesand
and buds or the insects i eggs eg larvae larvaetc iar iarraeetc e etc
etc tc which they gather front the trees tretsBut tJefSBut treesBut
But the sleet has come and th the s ber berrte bftrle
I Irles
rte rles buds and the tree trunks are areHheatheci r rheatbe re resIieathecA
Hheatheci in ice and these H l4rds lir < s Ice tcoare lcoare I Iare
are dying d ng It is a sad d 1acitbatlnm 1acitbatlnmdredg aca tbam n ndreds I Idreds
dreds and thousands t are a alreaily al a1re lY g gbut gone gonebut Ron Ronbut
but if we who wh love them will strive slrlveLo slrlveLorOe to toprove I Iprove
prove our love at once we may TaUt yet yetsave et etsae I Isave
save many thousands morv The h na national 141ttolMLl igtional ¬
tional committee of the Au AJdu Aiduhp luU ph phppealed n ha haappealed Iwo Iworppealed
appealed to the country to tew ed1 ed1et1rvtnfl < Hir Hiretarving ir irstarving
starving birds and I knov that lUj in inmate inmateectione snme snmesections 8JIesections
sections there has been a hearty ta hlarty rty re reaponse no noJJpontIP response
aponse To those who havs as yetdpna yPt1 tpns tpnsbothirg ne neliothlng 1 1liothing
liothing I take this opportunity t w t ap appeal 8p1 8p1peal appeal
peal again in the nameof name of all lovarg I v s of ofbirds ofbirdslu I IbirdtlIn
birds birdtlIn in the name of all allldfttlllIeaJ1td kindlykear kindljhearidpeople d j jpeople
people who have sympathy iorwfldj io or 11 wild wildcreatures fld fldatures i
creatures atures in distress distressPerhaps distre5PerhaS diatressPerhaps
Perhaps the best and the fUlehfiot utoket utoketway J i iway
way to alleviate > the = suffermK euUew1ItgJiL suffes1nthrough MJ MJthrough
through the children of the theMost coMofsi coMofsiMcst dt dtMost
Most of these children have an anlent intel intelligent i1Jt i1JtJ ¬
J lent nt love for the birds and will gfftp 4R1 4R1ly j jly
ly give up an afternoon or dayt daIthat Jof1 Jof1that
that matter to assist in distributing distributingfood dietrtbut1zt1food < 1 1food
food for their feathered feath red friendaA frIenAmY frIenAmYown 4 Tny Tnyown
own first experience < e may be of otUIItst otUIItstance otIstance awisj awisjance
ance to those > who desire dE > tllre to try a a1m a1mHar stilt siifttilar stiltliar
liar experiment I will relate it As Assoon MsQn ASsoon
soon ae > I knew howserious S the t h condi conditions co coilditions tadl ¬
tions t were I wrote a letter l > Uer to the th lo local 10 10Mit 10cal ¬ j
cal superintendent 8u Tjntendtnt of schools schoolshim affcing affcinghim aintblm
him to kindly cooperate with th me mean ia iaan t f fan
an effort to 0 feed tr > the birds In apd apdaround ap aparound apdaround
around his town by urging the bjs bjsin 1078in bs bsIn
in the public and high school hool tohelp t help helpin elp j f fin
in distributing food the > next afternoon I II II II
I requested that ail wIlD eottlft eeuJbninlf eeuJbninlfbird bcin bcinbird 11 11bird
bird seed grain suet bread brea ortalflo ortalflowraps Or or tabie tabiescraps 110 110tlraps
wraps or anything else which vh h birds birdscould bt birdscould t1s t1seould
could eat would do HO and fiht tt11e tt11eotberJ the theothetis theOtbetL
othetis I would cume euneor provioecJ provi t 5b5tjjiKl 5b5tjjiKlor 1r i ior <
or baskets to diMribute surtti suiOflS suiOflSmy fotlas fotlasniy a amy
my rrifiuJ rh nil awl I woiilJ QlIIj have h ll reaJyfbr r red dt for for1 j
< > 5
tip t Indian Indlan iii tore up the th deed and be becanse be1 became
came the ward of his brethren brethreni bn > th n noi
oi i pw > mj e i XoPhin iI t t that t T would wouldmake Wouldmake wouldi
make i ske him b big newspaper n Per atxntt a t his hisland
land and tell President > J Roosevelt Rooeev lt that thathe thatmu thathe
he mustnt mu t tkt let any an of the Indians sell selltheir sellthe sellthetr
their the tr > pamures Then he Hud d You Youcdnie Youccftne Youcue
cue tomorrow tcmI toaiorrowwe lTowe we make you chief chiefVain cltleCVain chiefVain
Vain like most other people for the theunconstitutional theunconstitutional
unconstitutional title T went em the next nextday seatday t tday
day to MoShirts tepee to receive the thehonors
honors he would ould thruM upon me The Therihree Thehnae Thethrse
rihree leaders Je of the tribes were there thereWhirlwind the1e the1eVJiirtwlnd thereWhirlwind I
Whirlwind Towatoi NoShirt NoShirtWhirlwind
Whirlwind came e u dressed in file < garb garbof I Iof
of the Medicine Man His fearless fearlessrace fearlessre srace
race race bespoke e honesty his firmset firmsetmouth ftrn firntaetmouth t
mouth showed that be had a will w1I He Hehad Hehad Hehad j
had been an old scout He wore a abu abtuksk1n
bUdtin bu < kafcin jacket fringed at the bottom bottomand bottomard bettomad 1
and decorated with pendants of o er ermine ccminejust r rmInejust ¬
mine mInejust just as fine as King Edward JSdwardwore Edwardsore I
wore ore at his bl coronation His headgear headgearwas
was w s made of feathers more strips of ofermine ofoTrfline oferildne
ermine and a pair of horns In his hishand hishand
hand he carried < a staff from which whicheagle wblche whicheagle
eagle quills flapped 1Iap What is this thisfor thisfor thisfor
for I asked touching the fluttering
Pothpooh Pooh pooh said the Idiot Thats Thatsthe Thatsthe Thatsthe
the worst or t de description rlpUon of Mr Brief I Iever I
ever heard Air 1r Brief in the first place placeis pJ
is not a young man and he heI isnt isntfresh t tfre
fresh freshI I hn
I 1 didnt dfdntm mean n Mr Brief said the theDoctor theDo
Do Doctor oi significantly significantlyThen slKbiftcantlyThen aighIfleantlyThen
Then you ought to be ashamed of ofyourself ofyourself ofyourself
yourself to intimate that Mr White Whitechoker Wh Whchoker Whitechoker
choker a clergyman would ould stoop p to I
them The letter was sent by a mes messenger moosenger ¬ i isenger
senger and in two hours I received receivedword receivedword receivedword
word from the superintendent that thatthirtyfour thattJdrty thatthirtyfour
thirtyfour tJdrty our students from the high highschool hl highschool h hchool
school would be at the school build building buUding butl butlIng ¬
ing and ready read to asatet me at half halfpast halfpast haltpast
past two on the lb fallowing lo 1ng day On my myarrival my8n1vAl myarrival
arrival I found the students awaiting awaitingme a walttnKme I
me provided with baskets 1M1 1leta of broken brokennuts
nuts barnfloor bamSl r weeping and all allmanner AUmanner allmanner
manner of bird food The boys were weredivided weredivlded weredivided
divided into squads of four or five un under under ¬ i ic1er
der the leadership 1ea4er ltlp of one who knew knewwell knewwell w wwell
well some particular bit of woodland woodlandor
or stretch of open country There were wereeight weresquoIids
eight squads and they t It ey marched away awayin
in orderly fashion each in a different differentdirection dUCerent4treciUon differentdtretIon
direction with instructions to cover coverabout cover4t coverabout
about 4t oneeighth OR et gJath of the country coun try itnme itnmedltely immeltI1Y hamediately
dltely surrounding the town Each Eachweojd Eachaqp4 EachqMa4
° weojd had at least one shovel and in inoften inpklS1ICh Inon
often pklS1ICh places aeed such as fields and mead meadMjp meadg088lOu meadgood
Mjp good generous spaces were cleared clearedve clearedaiiaw
ve Shew and covered with seed and andjgrajn andn andFfl
jgrajn Ffl n scraps of meat and the like likeSad likepra1 likeFfad
pra1 Sad the food been simply thrown on onhe onb
he b surface of the snow it would soon soonh soonb soonhave
h b have ve been burled and inare InaJb rlbl but butfph buton
on bare ground in the t he middle of an anotherwise ant antherwise
otherwise t 1envise snowcovered field it at attracted atItIIcted attracted ¬
tracted the attention of every passing passingbird iasstngbird lngbird
bird birdIn birdIn birdIn
In every squad there l the was at t least leastone leaJtone leantone
one one boy who could climb and the suet suetin IuetIn
in generous lumps was at tied to the theVranche therRnchep theranches
ranches of trees where it was likely likelyto Iikt = ly lyto
to attract the birds but whore wh re it was wasquite wasquite as asquite
quite out of the reach of any prowling prowlingcat
cat catThe The help which hiCh I receivfl rto > iHT from the thestudents thestudents thestudenta
students of orthe the Stonehaui High school clIooIwas schoolwas schoolwas
was cheerfully given and highly stfe stfefactory sUHtfactory sa4isfactory
factory and I believe that similar help helpcould helpcWUtt
could be obtained anywhere > in this thisftoywtry thisry
5 ry by any one nn who would ask askt4ft asktti askitltt
itltt t4ft tti the name of our starving wild wildblrdi wildbirrlJ
blrdi bird I Iv
< < v
wand I > toudi man nanSJtb niannth ivth this re reP re rePII repiled
P PII piled e4 Whirlwind I IIIIIi7 ty ya Ton Y u deed dea4onet deedit
it itonet
OIrlIter fQ tt1 8 808et
onet of 330wartoi wtot ebopit sbaoi olil glittering giltterinsgilded tIUringgtlt11eCl glitteringglided
gilded diaoa In thte thlsland hand he cQ carri1a carriejl carriejla
a fox sldnc s Although he was w witswhite sJtUt sJtUt1I1t1t part partwltite
white iiis features were not so frank frankas
as Whirlwinds hlrl nd they thowed the blood bloodof bloodof
of the wily nilyCaywEe ca use poopleover whomhe whomhe whom whomhe
he was chief He Hwa H was a grandson of ofDr
Dr cRay l1cI who before Oregon be belonged belonged ¬
longed to the United States was the theheed theb thehead
heed b ma man of the Hudson Bay com company cornP1 ¬
pany At the outbreak of the Cayuse Cayusewar Cayuse1tlW Caynsewar
war in 33 iirowatols Towatols full blood In Indian Indtan Indisa ¬
dian srandnoth snutdWothr r the wife of Dr Mc McKay McKa ¬
Kay Ka took h httr rsirl r girl < papoose who after afterward afterward afterward ¬
ward became be me the mother of Towatol TowatoIfled
fled to the th Flatheaid I country and re remained remained remalned ¬
mained tHere with her er until she was wastoo WaStoo wantoo
too old to go o to V school The sons of ofDr ofDr ofDr
Dr McKay > KftJ each got an education and andbecame andbecame andbecame
became civilized but their sister al although aithough olthough ¬
though half h tt white married a full blood bloodIndian bloodIidian
Indian and always wore the blanket blanketThe blanketThe blanketTile
The flrst time I had seen s NoShirt NoShirthe
he wore worela wore i t spite of Ms name amea a blue
the writing w wrltIn tl of such a rhyme as that thatcried thatcried
cried the Idiot People nowadays nowada s seem seemto reemto em emto
to me mete to be beutterJy utterly lacking in that re respect respect respeet
spect iforthe for the cloth to which it is en entitled entitled entitled
titled MR M Brief if you ou really wrote wrotethat wrotethat wrotethat
that thing you owe it to Mr White Whitechoker Vhltechoke Whitechoker
choker to Own wn up and thus relieve him himof himof himof
of the suspicion the Doctor has so un unblushingly unblushhlgl nitblushingly
blushingly cast upon him himI
I can prove pfoe an alibi said the law lawyer lawyer lawyer ¬
yer I cfculd uld no more turn a rhyme rhymej rhymethan rhymethan
j than I could coyld play Parsifal on a piano pianoI pianowith
I with one finger and I wouldnt if I Icould Icould Icould
could I judge from what I know of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the mark market value of povms OtnS these the days daysthat daysthat daysthat
that that valentine of the Doctors Doct rs is isworth iaworth Isworth
worth about abouttwo two dolistrs It would ouId take takeme takeme takeme
me a century to write it and inasmuch inasmuchas
as my time timeI 13 worth at least five ft dol dollars dollars dolJars ¬
lars a year ye r it stands to reason that I Iwould IcouId
would act put in five hundred dollars dollarsworth dollarsworth dollarsworth
worth of effort on a two dollar job So Sothat Sothat Sothat
that lets rae out By the way I got gotone
one of thogft thO hoe fI trifles myself Want to tohear tohear tohearltr
hear hearltr it itj or
j I am amjuet just crazy to t hear it said the theIdiot
Idiot If any n man has reduced you to toI topoetry
I poetry air lt Brief hes a great man manWith manWith
With all your four many man virtues you seem seemto seemto seamto
to me to fit into Intoa a poetical poetlcalth poeticaitheme theme me about aboutas
as snugly as an automobile with full fullpower funpower fullpower
power in a e china shop By all means meanslet meanslet meanslet
let us have havelt haveltThis have1LThis Jt JtThis
This modem St Valentine e of ours ourshas oUrsbas oUrsban
has reduce reduced the th profession professnto to verse versewith voreeWith versewith
with a onl aniadb nlodik tV that elicits ellcltsmymostpro ellcltsmymostprofound iiiymost my most profound pro profound ¬
found admiration said f air Ir Brief BriefJust BrIerJustUste BrIefJust
Just JustUste listen 1 to this thtesThe thisThe thiotThe
The Lawyer is no wooer yet yetTo yetTo yetTo
To sue us is his whim whimThe whimThe whimThe
The Lawyer LaWl r is no taIlor bat batW NtWe batVe
W We Ve g geteur t tiur our suits from him himThe hImThe himThe
The Isnswt l ngt things in all tfie t11 world worldAnd WiJrldThll1 worldThey
They ar arp the L8 Lawyers ers brlets brletsADd brfofAnd
And all the joys he gets In life lifeAre lifeAre lifeAre
Are other peoples griefs griefsYet glefsYet griefsYet
Yet spite of all the Lawyers faults faultsHes faultsHes faultslies
Hes one point ra rtbe ratheniee rathenieeHell h nlceHU nlce nlceHell
Hell not remain r m n lest yoi yoq o retain rotainAnd r retainAnd talu taluAnd
And never gives tye advise advlcreThe ad adviseThe
The author of these valentines valentinessaid valentines8ld valentinessaid
said the DQBtor is to be spotted I ittedt the tfieway theway I
way I dia diagnose aose the case by his desire desltSthat desirethat desirethat
that professional proeSJ eJ people sljoiild be con constantly conatantly ¬ I IetalIUy
stantly gIvIng away their services He Heobject Heobject8 Heobjects
object to th te > doctors bill and he slaps slapssarcastically slapssar 1 1sareaticafy
sarcastically sar a5tlcatty at the th lawyer because b cause h6 h6doesnt h hdoesnt hedoesnt
doesnt give g1 advice TbaCu why wh I sus suspaet susp suspoet
poet th tIle Idiot Hes a professional Idiot Idiotand IdI Idlbtand t tand
and yet et lie 11li1v 1i gives Ws s his Idiocy away awayWhen awayWhen awayWIwn
When didI qIiIeveJ ever give glv myBalfTLway myBalfTLwaydemanded rnslfaw If wiLY wiLYdernan4ed y ydemanded
demanded tite tli Idiot lQt Ypu 1 on are ar talking talkingwildly talkingwildl talkingvildly
wildly wildl dootoft doot The 1f1e Idea Iilenot bf your our try trying trying trying ¬
ing to tQdrag dra dragiit TOrti dittothig into this thing is pre preposterous prep05tt preIOiiteFOUS ¬
posterous p05tt > ro1 Suppose Su uppom roSe you OU show down downC
shirt a black vest eft white mans mansbreeches man manaD1d mantbreeches
breeches aiM a broad etiftbrimm1IJuok stiltbrimm trivnmedJeMk Hi HiMack
Mack hat But now he had donned donnedbis donnedhI8 dom domhis
his war bonnet from the t back i iwhich If IfwhJek tfwhisk > <
which there Jrtremmed stresmsdMpi rom iiis head headto he1idte heii heiito
to his heeto heebta a row of ofeEs eagle feathers featherswhich rthtrwhich featherwhich <
which as he stood up etwft s straight straightout Itraiglllout I Itit
out In 1 NoShirts face these wa was no nomore n nmtJIe nmore
more distrust dl t his look w wio dignifle cU3nifif cU3nififand dignifleXand < t tand
and candid candidThus CIldJdThua candidThus
Thus rigged out the th three chieffc chieffccalled chtefailed chIeIZeslled
called me upbefof up p before a tepee full fulltheir tuUthalr fulltheir <
their people and to the th neating otbtgtomtoms of oftomtoms attomtoms
tomtoms Whirlwind touched tOU < hP me methe em emthe d dthe
the shoulder with his hi feather wand wandand wandand
and said uy Yon scene you ee my peo people pfOpIe popie ¬
pIe You rfet7 sie > my tepee > You y eat hint hintmy hilamy hissmy
my salmon lmon You l eo mate him good nem nempaper ne nepaper ncpsper
paper You friend my people I Iyou rueJee rueJeeyou
you Umadtla chief I give youClor youClorname YOu YOuname Youname
name WaptuaTushtee WptTuahtPewh1t WptTuahtPewh1tIarglqe white itwr itwrlanguage t tlanguage
language HIg HIgoSbirt Ea Eae EaeNoShirt ie ieNoShirt
NoShirt to show me m that he h hgood was wasgood a agood
good fellow took from hi his war warl hMtipet NDt NDtL
l 1 small creacentehaped ornament rna rnacred CJK CJKcred cv cvered
cred with brassheaded bras l1eded tack tacks to each eachtip scbup b bUp
Up of which hleh were tied small strfptof strfptofermine stvfs Or Orenol ofermine
ermine enol and a white downy dQ dQfeather > eagle eaglefeather gie giefeather
feather Making Kaldn < two tl < O holes bi big eaoqfctt eaoqfcttfor e efor eesj eesjfor
for a June buy to crawl through throachmy ia iamy Inmy
my new derby he tied on to t the tbeof sWe sWeof e eof
of it Itwltb with leather string stri1 this Inalfaia Inalfaiaof 1ngaiof
of office And then childlike he aafced aafcedme INIIroedme mk mkme
me to send him a present I nowfhMd nowfhMdan now iuw iuwan J hIan
an express s receipt for a ba l lsos ts > s drum dru drusame 4rosame pAl pAlsame
same Salvation Army an a I accpriBpn accpriBpnand T Tand
and a tambourine and with theW tb I Ifancy tfaDey
fancy my friends ami 3lJ an fellow ftliowtalns cAfef cAfeftains cttains J
tains Whirlwind ToaUi Tow Itiua ItiuaShirt aad Ho HoShirt WoShirt
Shirt will makemany make many a night llifhtThe i ht J JThe bawl bawlThe
The hat I wore woreftather8 feathers and ardas att aiIh a adays a adays
days as that I remained in the theanI VQtHge VQtHgeand i1Jeand
and I now now guard as asUre < J jn ri i < j jUr irifmtrrnfj irifmtrrnfjuro
uro Ur the plume Iu from XoShirts efoIIttThe ah ahThe tUMuii tUMuiiThe
The powwow wow over and Home ime imelures ftK ftKtures 0 0tures
tures made I went outside the tepe tepeI t tI tepenI
I lookeddown looked down the th JonI vom n of orinrg tsp tspimg taper taperirk
irk inrg wigwams Happy grottjw of ofmen art artmen redmen
men clustered hfre HUH inti a nd there 1 i I Iin poepea poepeain esed esedin
in upon one family and there tllereoun sat eatyoung satyoung
young oun brave painting tffa thefralp fIalJfJIl dt o < hi hisrirlish hIS ItiSgirlh hISgirlish
girlish girlh h squaw A warm warmo loe g1OW1 g1OW1her glow lt lther J Jher
her eyes I said in my myn mynnet Jwart I woejd woejdnet wesldnet
net disturb < thr th peaceful a efu1 Ufa lit of tile In Indian Jadian Isdian ¬
dian He is simple but bilIw hie can e caufeelk caufeelkhe fael faelhe teeJA
he A ought to thavt ban at least 1 ieastjwIoel JuMioe JuMioeFirst 0 0FjrstThe
First FjrstThe The Indian is a aHe tUMMA kssaaHe t tHe
He has ha rights at ieaat leasttMi1gh4aot leasttMi1gh4aotan thjs ri h tt ttan oL oLaa
an orphan W We 4 must care can for MM If Ifbe Ifbe Ithe
be caxt care for himself hi It llWa me 186III cia caanot i iwt
not do 4 If he has to tc deatw deal tit the iIIeWhlte sfeer sfeerwhKe ehssrg ehssrgwhite
white man manSecond mJ1SeeondThfo manSecondThe
Second SeeondThfo The Indian is patient Theft Theftplaints TJIiIIIpktnts TM TMpisints
plaints are not heard as they ube efcevU efcevUbe
be rise dfl why did a bueineee b btA8 bubieIbe bubieIbethe letUbr letUbrtha
the government such a l Iave have ve queued queuedgo 41 41u qen qengo
go unanswered u for f nr sixty i X Y YThIrdThe day dayThird ys ysThirdThe
Third ThIrdThe The Indian s a child Be Hewill Bewin Bewill
will swap his birntriglu f fnra < v e tOy tOyhas He Hehas Behag
has faith in people rive h him btlllright the theright t tright
right t to sell the land he has n1ont ad 4 be beWont heWont
Wont have either elth r his b land en J Jlong Ms Mslong Idalong
long The next step is tap tbejust thejust JOOIh JOOIhjust
just a rooprvatiou re reservatiooo o eo wtuit wtuituse is a ause t ttine
use of changing him fraatooe f frest ooe resrwa resrwation r reserestion t ttlon
tion to tOc another an ther He has e been ahevad ahevadaround unndaround abseestaround
around too much already alreadyPowth alread7FCMtIthWe alreadyFosethWe
Powth FCMtIthWe We strive toveo 9j v the thpfaJe it itisle I Ifale
isle faJe a mere beast Than sbuM sbuMsat shouldwe shouldwewe uJd uJdnet
net o try to k keep lrecl lreclwe
we have left Th TbeIrh7tr Thehe 4r mfl b her esfchyfcajc esfchyfcajcis eskh yek
is growing less We w heanr bSvmore more f feign fW fWetgn 1elgn
eign convicts in our pilUpg than wa waiaave Wb onhave
have native Indians Iud Indiaa oa our reserve reservitus le86rtus
us us Ia but they have aMci aI been Hr wr r frtenda frtendaThey frtudThesr friergipThey
They had valleys Y Ue in which they waifem waifemthA wi with JtiC
their th ponies not ours to grase Ue Uee grear grearests fiar fiarestRin
e ests estRin ts in which they wished to shatter shattergzone sl sheftsegame elter eltergame
game for or their feasts and streams ia iawhich 1awhieh Iswhich
which they would fish They Theyto foto hc hcto
to keep them How quickly we weover weover r bafed bafedover
over to fight whon England wan wanget nt wentd u uget toget
get into Venezuela even ev ft It selfpro selfprotection NlfoICOtcctlon asifr asifrtcctloit ¬
tection and tihe Monroe o dooirine are aregood ueo ueogood aregood
good things for the white man whr whrshould whyshould whrshould
should they not be for th the red redThen MdThen redThen
Then what tnuet ire w do with the th In Indian lBdlan Indian ¬
dian As he h SET now setfsupportta HlCMl HlCMlfrom selfsupportingfrom r rfrom
from the rents of his land let ue ast astonly JIIIiIto t tonly
only o ly continue to teach hInt to ne see tJM tJMplow dMplow tMplow
plow but let us us as a many a man JQaful aaailiii fear fearful ¬
ful for the welfare ef his children wiP wiPhis wtI1I5IDS wUkhis
his fortune so they therit cannot squander squanderIt 41 41it
It tie upon our red wards the t1Mhe lands lanishe L
he now has forever and a day dayCopyright dayCoPYright dalypyzight
Copyright pyzight 19W by Chart N NCrevdson f fCrewdaon f fCre
Crewdaon Cre I Ia
4 4I
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Well oUt man said the Poet as the iheIdiot theIdiot theIdiot
Idiot entered the breakfast room on the themorning1 tbemornil1 themornIng
mornIng of Valentines day bow did didold didlei did4Th
old 4Th < lei St Valentine treat you Any r rsuits rer rertultg rsuits
suits worth peaking of ofOh ofOb ofOh
Oh the usual lay out returned the theIdiot theIdiot
Idiot 1 laughingly Nine hundred and andfortytwo a afortytwo andfortytwo
fortytwo passionate declaration of offriends ofundying o oS
S p undying aIlectton from unknown lady adyfrieods ladyfriends
friends ia all part of the civilized civilizedworld eimzedworJd civilizedworld
world 1825 highly colored but some somewhat somewhat aonewhat ¬
what insulting intimations that I had hadletter 4hetter hadbetter
letter go way back and sit down from fromhitherto fromlitberto fromr
r hitherto unsuspected gentlemen g nt1emen friends friendsscattered trlendsftattered friendsscattered
scattered from Maine fat to California one oneyraall oneJlmall onesmall
small can of salt marked St Valentine
10 the Idiot with sundry allusions to toihe tohe toI
ihe I he proper medical treatment of the thelatter tbeatter thelatters
latter atter freshness tre bne8 and a small 11 box con containing CODt cootairlng ¬
taining t ainin a a rubber bottle stopper labeled labeledTork labeledrork labeledrork
rork up and bust I cant complain complainWell compJalnWell complainWell
Well you did come in for year phare phareef bare bareof
ef f it didnt dl t your you said Mr Brief BriefYes BrIefYes BriefYes
Yes Mid the Idiot I I think I got gotall 3Otall
all that was coming to me in and I Iwouldnt Ioudnt Iwouldnt
wouldnt have minded it if I hadnt had hadto hadto badto
to pay 3 3 overdue postage on em I Idont Idont Idont
dont bother much if some anonymous anonymousrhap aDOnymoucahalt anonymouschap
chap oft in the wilds of Kalikajoo KaJi takes takesthe takesI
1 the he trouble te t send d me a funny pic picture pict plcture ¬
ture t UTe of a monkey grinding a hand or orxan orXlin orxan
xan with the loving 1o regards of your yourbrother YOUI1rother yourbrother
brother or if somebody else who 110 is isafraid isa isafraid
afraid a of beeoml becoming too fond of me sends sendsme HIldtilJ11f sendsme
me a horse chestnut ches Rut with a line lin1V lin1Veffect to toftfect ° the theeffect
effect that here te one I kavenT ven print printed pdnted ¬
ed 4 I i dont feel like getting mad but butwhen butwhen butwhen
when I have topay the postage on the theMaguey t tJapey theidaguty
Maguey things It strikes me it is rub rubDing rubbing rubbing
bing it in a little too hard and if I Icould Icould I
could find two or three of the senders sendersId MIlderrd
Id I ii spend an hour or two of my time timebanging timebanG1ng
banging their heads together togetherI
I got off pretty well en said the Bib Bibliomaniac Bib1IomaDiae BiblIomnlac ¬
liomaniac I only got one ne valentine valentineand NJeDtlnand valentineand
and though it east some doubt upon the thequality th thuaUty theiuality
quality of my lovefer books I found it itquite i iquite Itquite
quite amusing amasln Ill read it to you youHere youb ou oul
l b Here the Bibliomaniac C took too a email emailpaper 8maIlPflr ma1l ma1lW1
W1 paper Pflr from his pocket and read the foi foiTbe foio lotowth
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J f 1 only you would cut your books booksA bookAI booksAm
A AI often as your our butter butterWhen gutterhen
When hen people ask you whata inside insideYou InsIdrYou
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T The reading readI l tbat bath made you full fullThe fullThe fullThe
The reading that doth chain you youTH youIs Ou OuYPI
TH not from books or womans looks looksBut looksRut
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What do you think tJ nk of at8lt thatr t asked askedth
4 the th Bibliomaniac with a chuckle ae h hfoldedup b4 b4flded hefolded
foldedup folded up his valentine and stowed it itaway Itay Itaway
away in his pocket once more moreI
I think J can spot the tl sender ndEr said saiatbe fahitbe saidthe
tbe Mi1 lfi I4ii filing hi h fy yP sternly upn upnif
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your valentine and see if it is in lay say
handwriting handwritingMine
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So is mine said the BlWVsman BlWVsmanMine Thbqmnles ThbqmnlesMine DIu DIunne
Mine too said the Po Poet PoetSame PoetSame t tSame
Same here said Mr Brief BriefWell JIrietVeli triedWell
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ing iagto to write writenpage a page in my myownh myownhwithout own IMP IMPwithout c f fwithout >
without any attempt to dtegariae dt disgolselet g it UJet aaft aaftlet
let any handwriting export decide asto as asto
to whether there is the slightest reeajn reeajnblanee r rblanee 1 1blanee
blanee between my chirography chirogapbythese aod aodthese aadthese >
these type typewritten written sheets you held Sat Satyour 1 I Iyour
your hand H HThats i 1
Thats fair enough said Mr KrWhUe White Whitechoker I Ichoker ichoker
choker chokerBesides chokerB88ides chokerBestdes
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received one of the thins myself myselfitll eadeIfItll BeIt Y
itll make your hair alt curl if youve 7M get gotany j jany I Iany
any Typewritten like the therelit rest of ofShall ew i iShall t
Shall I read it i iBy JBy IBy
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Plat and crazy through throughTbat sad trugb trugbThat
Tbat 0 Idiotthai hi youLet youLet you youliet
Let rae tell you air In fine fineI I
I wont be your our Valentine ValentineWhat
What do you think of that asked askedthe ukedthe askedthe
the Idiot when he had ftaished ftaishedWouldnt Aallb AallbWouldnt islsbedWouldnt
Wouldnt that thatjar Jar your5 your5I you youI
I think its perfectly horrid sai4 sai4Mrs saieIrs sai4Mrs
Mrs Irs Pedagog ifeiry pass pa the pen pencakes pencakes pencakes
cakes to the Idiot Mr Idiot let m mhand me mehand mlhand
hand you a fun cup c p of coffee Johm Johmhand Joh Johhand Johiband
hand the th Idiot I lot the syrup Wily T how howthins 110 110tblnS bowthing
thins like that should be allowed to s sthrough s sthrough gdthrough
through the mail passes me meAnd meAnd meAnd
And the others aH agreed that tim ttmlandladys thOandla timlandladys
landladys andla indignation was Justified Ju WIecL bf bfcause hi hicaUH because
cause they were fond of th Idiot in inspite in8t inslth
spite 8t of his hi faults They would 1oul not see seehim seehim tJ tJhim
him abused at any rate rateSay TatEit
it 4 4Say it itSa7
° Say old man said the Poet later laterI laterHIr laterIroally
HIr I really ally thought you sent l1t thee th other othervalentines othervaJentl othervalentines
vaJentl valentines til until you read yours yoursI
I thought you would said saldr the Idiot IdiotThats HlotThats IdiotThats
Thats the th reason why wII I worked UP UPthat liPthat u uthat
that awful one on on myself That relieves relievesme
me of all suspicion suspicionOopyrigfct supicioCopyright suapicIOUCops
Copyright Oopyrigfctvidson Cops right 194H fey jofc 3e R tt flus1 tt H Da Davidson tavjdonj
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