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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... little Bear-woman 1 I know you are nearly starved but we are in for a good square meal now. Good-bye to bacon, dried apples and beans 1 Chick1 Chick 1 Chick 1--Chuck 1 Chuck1 Chuck 1 House cleaning is over. Company is coming. Hurrah for a Big Eat1" Miss Reeside and Miss Ballew arrived, Lucius and family were invited in and the meal served. There was no chicken 1 Into the shed a dog had entered followed by eight coal black pups. Perceiving that the oven door was slightly ajar she scented the game. Not only was the pan licked perfectly clean but the corners gave no evidence of foul play. Miss Reeside returned thanks. Once in a while one who is expected to enter the ministry goes to the dogs but it is the exception. June 6th. The bill to open the Reservation has passed the Senate. Now for the tug of war 1 It was midnight in the tepee; the camp-fire smouldered and waiting relatives crouched with their feet in the ashes. Suddenly there was a wild shriek from the bed and the whole encampment was filled with screaming. In the dim light a man, stripped to the waist, could be distinguished seated on the rude bed. A woman sat beside him clasping something in her arms. Tenderly he took it from her. "My Way-behindlittle-one 1 My Way-behind-little-one1 My Waybehind-little-one 1" he wailed. "She is gone. My heart has burst1" Lifting both tiny arms he placed them about his neck and clasping the body to his naked bosom rocked back and forth kissing, and kissing, and kissing the lifeless face. At intervals he stopped and raising his head towards the heavens poured forth lamentations of woe. Through the rain the body was borne to the den. At sunrise the parents appeared at the door forlorn arid trembling. Kneeling beside the...
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