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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 18 July 1895

\OL. :>. NO. 22. |0 FATALITIES AS YET i of the Catastrophe at Atlantic City. K,ATM>N WILL FOLLOW „! \V:n t'aused by the t'ol ,.f tin' <"<«m'oii«l Kloor Over l.ifr«--»liii>«*nt Saloon. , ,■City, N. J., July 13.—N0 . as vet resutled from the • iii^'lit at the Baltic-avenue ,1 though, in other respects, the v uccorenoe have not been i -, l. A conservative estimate number of wounded close to only one is in immedi : , Frederick Claproth, of iml, Caniden. The report laproth and Miss Jennie ,; Philadelphia, were dead, The accident was caused ipse of the second floor of . _, over the refreshment pa- Jusi previous to the crash, Jen : :ud began to play for the Elks, majority of the people were ■d to the upper floor. But there would have been n great A party of New York ael were below, but heard the rash of timbers and escaped t i walk outside not a second mil. The great weight of the crowd was the primary cause of the ac ),i n:, hut there is talk of fixing the ability, ir havin...

Publication Title: Islander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 18 July 1895

The Islander i CULVER BKOS., Publishers. Entered at the postofflce in Friday Harbor sis second class mail matter. SUBSCRIPTION PKICE. $1.50 per year Strictly in lulvanor. ADVERTISING RATES: Display standing arts, fl.oß per inch per ' month. 1 25 cents per Inch, per week, sin- j pie eclumn measurement. Reading business locals, and notices, such as Wanted, For Sale, etc.. 10 cents per line, for lirst insertion and cents per line each week thereafter. Legal notices, at customary legal rates. ; All communications to Thk ISLANDER must be signed with the name of the writer, not necessarily for publication, but asa guarantee of good faith. The Official Paper of San Juan County. THURSDAY, JULY 18th 1895. Notice.— The undersigned having Hold the [slander, its subscription list account", good will, and the job print ing office, in connection therewith,; to Culver Bros., of Fairhaven, all sub scription accounts now due or to become due should be paid to them, and also all accounts for advertis...

Publication Title: Islander, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 18 July 1895

OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. STATE OFFICERS. John 11. McGraw ,;o\f*:;7;overnor Frank H. Lnce i ieu'* 113 ll f state James H. Price ;;vri'i"- v ". ",• ; Ozro A. Bowen :!^ il<ir,,.VilV.V.'. W C Jones A«' 11T, e>, i"- instruction W. Bean ! cap* "v «ii«sioner W T Forrest gjd Coim»«ssionei ( w n Doolittle ' rrtMo nicn } S. C. Hyde «'111*: ( John L Wilson ators { Watson C. Squire SUPREME COURT. T J Anders Chief ■ Tlistl f RO Dunbar J. J PHoyt , Justices, C p Stiles A?sW ( Elmon Scott COUNTY OFFICERS. Snperio^V"k ' -Elijah H. Nash County ' ';',, ;. Fred C. Harper joint >'■;;:;.•<;;;;;; J- l. Murray Representatn A. H. Sliter jtnditor CM. Tucker Xreas«rer —•••*" (■>. L. Carter . . „ ,. v J I": I. H. Nichols Comn lission 1 I ...William Graham W. H. Thacker Vttorn 5 Newton Jones jjherin E W Harrison I IA^ (SS" : "" A. P. Vaughn SirVP V ! „;,N "■■""' Kcv. T. I-. Dyer rui't"lNll< ..Dr. S. Wright i gSiSStoneTii Court HP Allison : THE:— San Juan County Bank —:of:— fRIDAY HARBOR, WASHINGTO...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 18 July 1895

Jt^Lftjiivder Absolutely Pure LEARNING THROUGH NECESSITY. Chicago's fjtmmm Conned From the Coal Famine Caused by the strike. Under the old rule that "it's an ill | wind that blows nobody good" the coal fammo has taught Chicago at l«-\ «*.• useful lesson. Haven't the residents of this •- wn observed that the skies have been efear er of late? Haven't they taken notice of the fact that tho peaks of the tall build ings havo not been so deeply clouded with bunks of floating smoke, from which the black and sooty flakes fell on the victims in the shaded streets? Wel coming the glad transformation, have they asked themselves the reason for it? In June, 1894, for the first time in years persons ascending the Masonic Temple or Auditorium tower were en abled to see on a working day the green clumps of Garfield park far to the west and the big, rambling building of Pack iugtown at the stock yards, four miles to tho southwest They were visible through a veil of smoke, it is true, but it was a ve...

Publication Title: Islander, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 25 July 1895

VoL.:>. NO/23. LIBERTY THEN DEATH Ga s-Bird's Flight From Spokane Jail. IV USED A BICYCLE 1 < lost-ly lie Jumped Into mil. i;«-iiiR Caught, He I ul Hi« Own Throat. Wash., July 20.— H. D. :ted erf the murder of old | heated the gallows this killing himself, in an in- • pi t<> gain his liberty. this afternoon excitement me ;it the county jail. ■jiuty sheriffs were out chasing \a prisoner, a wholesale jail ' , „- nearly accomplished. who occupied one of the' ntside the main jail cor been served with his ler Thompson. The latter, rook, Jim Brady, had gone npper tier of cells to feed it prisoners there, when a i the kitchen sang out: Krady, Smith has got away." lit Thompson and Brady M mf flying down the iron stairs, and M v i rapidly making tracks the jail yard. Brady shouted y Li»u Cisna of Smith's escape, ,in.! kept ■'] close after the fleeing man. i - mrriedly mounted his bicycle and joined in the chase. Smith ran r. and was gaining on Brady; [,ut when he saw he was being...

Publication Title: Islander, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 25 July 1895

ahk Islander CULVER lIKOS., Publishers. Entered at the i>ostoffli?e in Friday Harbor as second class mail matter. subscription micK, $1.50 per year -Strictly in advance. ADVERTISING RATES: Display standing ads, fl.oß per inch per month. -; iii cents per inch, per week, sin pie eclumn measurement. Reading business locals, and notices, BiichM wanted, For Sale, etc., 1" tents per line for fust insertion and 5 cents per line each week thereafter. Local notices, at customary le^'al rates. All communications to The Islandjeb must be signed with the name of the writer, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. The Official Paper of San Juan County.. THURSDAY, JULY 25th I 89&. THK FATE OF THE FARMER. Mr. Fred Perry Powers on an inter esting article in LippiiK-ott's magazine on "The Fate of The Farmer"expresses the opinion that it is only a matter of a few years until the American fanner; will have followed the Englishyoemen into extinction, and the landlord a...

Publication Title: Islander, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 25 July 1895

FOR SALE. lrl v<> lor sale at a bargain 40 acres of ' \ three miles this side of Cow-ell's li"l wnrks near Mr. Fox's place, des -1->llU\ ,* follows: TheNw. lof the Nw. «-rilf ?J l 9 Twp. 35, X. R. 3, W. There '•°V|!,!n'<or more of fine land, with SI "' "' \i.\\- mi ] 10 acres slashed, and a :l "T' ih'in same* Will sell for fair price, *■' 1' uid balance on good time. Any : rested can learn partitulars by r rv'■';,,, ; it The Islander office or by fliq ithir to D. s Dower, Friday Harbor, l,y«;riti»K l I). dower. wh ,, rfl y .11 Will :-■- worth iS^wlPiffg* : THE : San Juan County Bank —:ok:— FRIDAY HARBOR, WASHINGTON. KESrONSIBIMTY, $50,000 I CLARK, President; J. A. GOULD, Cashier. (l.ncral Banking Business Transacted. Intrust paid on Time Deposits. Money loaned "ii approved security. I'xi hniiirc Bought and Sold. Collections made and proceeds promptly remitted on ilayof Collection. When in Whatcom CALL AT THE FAMOUS SHOE HOUSE; AM) KXAJIIXE THEIR $1.00, $1.25 $1.50 AND $1...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 25 July 1895

Baking Powder Absolutely Pure THE WOOD DUCK'S FIRST SWIM. How Hie M other Gets the Little Onei From the Nest to the Water. A few miles from my homo there is a ' lake that has fur years been the abiding place of a colony of wood ducks. I have spent hours along the shores watching these prettiest of waterfowl* The wood duck lias one peculiarity not possessed by other members of the duck family— it builds its home high "P m tne cavity of some decayed limb, usually one that tits out over the water. The eggs, from seven to 13 in num b"i\ are creamy white in color. House keeping is begun in May, and the young are ready to leave the nest early in Juna ' 1 was curious to know how the little docks reach the water from their lofty lx mies I had often seen them, when hardly clear of their shell, swimming ' about with their mother and felt con vinced that they never oould have left home unaided. (>!ie bright June morning fortune fa \i nil me. I had rowed along the lake shore to pay a visit t...

Publication Title: Islander, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 1 August 1895

vol. :>. NO, 24. RIVERS AND HARBORS All nual Report of Captain Symons Made Public. „„,: WORK DONE IN TWO STATES iciueiit* in the Navigable Kays l-i'l1""" „C „i , £,m anil on I'uget Sound Lake Washington Canal. lyasfoington, July 29.— Captain T. j ly'svmons, hi charge of the river and j h-iildir improvements of the Northwest, j including the states of Oregon, Wash- ! ju.rton and Idaho, has hied his report! fi the last fiscal year'to the chief of j (.mjiueers. The report covers about tw»mty projects, many of them quite .mail." \r the entrance to Coos bay and har- j i,,, r s.^.v.ts was spent during the year j (lithe jetty, which had been previous- ■ ly iifguii, and in the extension of the | Miy tramway to its full length of 10,- j ;;m; l<<r. The construction of the jetty 1 has already had a marked effect on the ; entrance channel, maintaining it in a ! tixt'il position and with a bar depth of j from eiglueen to twenty-one feet. ! Captain - uons thinks the plan for the improvem...

Publication Title: Islander, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 1 August 1895

The Islander CULVER iii:os., Publisher*. Entered at the iK>stolTiee in Friday ll:trbor as second class mail matter. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE, 51.50 per year. Strictly, inTadvanec. ADVERTISING katksi Display standing ad*, *1.00 per inch per month. '■.'•■ cents per inch; per week, sin gle .- Inmn measurement. Reading business locals, and notices, such as Wanted; For tie, etc., 10 cents per lino for llrsi insertion and "> cents per line each week thereafter. Legal notice-, at customary legal rates. \il communications to Tin: [si^akder must be signet] with the name ■ t the writer, not necessarily for publication", hut ;is;t guarantee of good faith. The Official Paper of San Juan County. THURSDAY, -M GUST Jst 1895. ITIRINti THE WORLD. In McClures magazine for July is an admirable article by Mr. Henry Mvi on "The Telegraph Systems of th World," showing their vast extent, re markable efficiency and close co-open tion through the medium of the Inter national Telegraphic Union, which maintai...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 1 August 1895

1 " „;;;! a DIRECTORY. M .jam: OFFICERS. 'm John 11. McGraw «.,, t r:i |ir- ■/■■;v''rni>'r Frank H. Lnce 9 '.J,^ 11 £S"! James 11. Price ' «'\rtt»i?- *" r* o/.ro A. Bowen ■%Tiv^"1'I,:/.] W C Jones ■^SS-iiSioll (has. W. Bean ■ "'•rii-'1'" :'m>i- W T Forrest ■% Coi» llUSf< f w. 11. Doolittle ■ men ,S. ('. Ily<lt> mvir'1'" (John L Wilson M j Watson C. Squire ■ ' J.XTHKMK COURT. M T J Anders ■.. f Justin ; R «> Dunbar 1 ''• I PHoyt I ■.teJ» sU' oCS'I •• *"" (' P Stiles m i" ';;' I Elmou Scott I "." Nn I 1C Winn a „..'irhl'. Klijah H. Nash ■ v-..n ' iIK Fred C. Harper M.'.','■■ <eMu? J. L. Murray 1 :.:;-:-!tlw' ;;. A. ii. Sliter ■'' toi ' ■■ CM. Tucker j m ,Y,-<;!'i' , ....<'. I. Carter ■•■•'l' . s J """!!.. I. 11. Nichols ■Miiiii''*" i "'" .William Graham I M ..........W. 11. Thaeker i ■... ;■: .<}' " Newton Jones ■ ,<::!' .]•; W Harrison : ■ V...^'! ....A. P. Vaughn ■ .'-.:■.••>"'":••,• i" .........Rev. T. X Dyer 8 . :•.'''N'''' ...Dr. Geo. S. Wright...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 1 August 1895

Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't Report Rr&'pkl Baking ABSOLUTELY PURE BORROWING TROUBLE. Uow Some PtonWM Mak«- IManl Work* l!ur<l<-!> to Their Tastors. Several well known clergymen of this ,-uy were chatting together at the dose of a ministerial gathering a few days ago, when one of them remarked that „ih- of the hardest thing! he had to con tead with ia his work as a pastor was the disposition of many members of his, church t" borrow trouble. "I can nearly always find some way to comfort persona Buffering from pres ent troubles," said the minister, "but I am always discouraged when I find a parishioner worrying over Borne antici pated trouble that will probably never materialize. " •That is uiy experience, too," remark ed another of the group, "and I had an amusing example of it in my own house not long ago. 1 went into my study aft er breakfast one morning and was as tonished to find one of the servants sit ting on the floor in front of the grate...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 8 August 1895

VOL. 5. NO. 25. GREAT LOSS OF LIFE v Houses Destroyed in a New Mexico Town. „ ks I FLOOD IN ITS HISTORY r >iii Mexicans Have Already |;,.,!m- '»' .red, and It Is Believed Main M«*« Wtre Drowned. \. M., August 3. —A tre ring started the people of day afternoon about 4 . after huge waves of -hiii- down an arroyo, ;- the eastern slope of the . I almost encircles the it was hoped the flood aed to the lower por ny, but soon the water towu, and three feet of , rushing through the prin s. The shrieks of women mingled with the dying swept into eternity. The in waves, each succeeding apparently higher than the irtions of houses, household , baby carriages, stoves and iplementa mingled with rters, railroad ties and bridge eing borne through the the madly rushing waters. hours the work of destruction the horror being increased ing, crashing thunder rain. the waters subsided suf low a partial inspection struction. Only two bodies rum the waters before lother and her child. An at tempt was ma...

Publication Title: Islander, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 8 August 1895

TPhb Islander CULVER BROS., Publishers. Entered at the postofflce in Friday Harbor as second class mail matter. Kirno.N nticK, $1.50 per year Strictly in advance. n—i—-»-- —" - -.-.-—. ADVERTISING KATES: ■ Display standing ads, |MM per inch per month. 25 cents per inch, per week, sin gle eclumn measurement. Reading business locals, and notices, such as Wanted, For Sale, etc., 10 cents per line for first insertion and 5 cents per line each week thereafter. Legal notices, at customary legal rates. All communications to TnK Islander must be signed with the name of the writer, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. The Official Paper of San Juan County. THURSDAY, AUGUST te 1886. BUILDIXtt UP WITHIN. Throughout Oregon and the Noilh west says the Portland Oregonian, "the foundations are being gradually laid for resumption of prosperity, or rather for creation of a new prosperity, under more substantial conditions than we have ever known. Elimination of speculat...

Publication Title: Islander, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 8 August 1895

OrFICIAI DIRECTORY. STATE OFFICERS. John H. McGraw B«*^nt"Governor Frank H. Lnce li^ te"vi , suite James H. Price ZfcrewV ;;;,n4'!..:::. Ozro A. Bowen &** ' ', eneral W V Jones KVPQi ii.* Instruction Chas. W. Bean fV 1?1' „ "sioner W T Forrest V^d Comma ( — R Dooliule ssmeii \ S. C. Hyde GO"*" ( John L Wilson ator } Watson C. Squire SUPREME COURT. „M T J Anders Chief JuStl< c R O Dnnbar .JPHoyt , -««te Justices, ' C P stiles A" 1 Elmon Scott ro r>'TY OFFICERS. Tml<ro J Winn *;il^i'-' r,.':!." .'. Elijah H. Nash guilty ( ';";. Fred C. Harper joint -,;,,,; ;.. J. Murray Representative A. H. Sliter auditor CM. Tucker Treasurer- ■••• — C. L. Carter . nprs ] ■■" I. H. Nichols Coning" >» '■' |■• ..William Graham ...'.' W. H. Thacker Attorney Newton Jones sher'1' ■■"'.'. ..E W Harrison Assessor •" ....A. P. Vaughn S«rve v «\V I 7 > V,Vs"" Key. T. I. Dyer sr.pt of Schools Dr Geo g _ Wright CBranfl-Son»r US Court H D Allison . : THE : San Juan County Bank —:of:— FRIDAY HAR...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 8 August 1895

is .^^ B^ PSYCHE AND THE POTBOILERS. How many potboilers I've painted And sold them, first cheap and now dear! I've toiled at them till my heart faintad And till I'd two thousand a year. Bnt once—'twas a hazardous pleasure— I painted a Psyche all day. I knew she'd be counted no treasure And carefully hid her away. I hid her, but yet her ghost rises. She wanders about in the- place. And all the potboilers despises With wonder and ruth in her face. I love her—l hat« and defy her; Her eyes are &o tranquil and true; I'd sell her, bnt no one would»buy her— She's over their heads—and mine too. She's fair as the dream of a poet Whose works aren't intended to sell. We've nothing in common—l know it! She knows it a great deal too well! She's lying face downward. I never Look at her, for fear I should see She's wondering if she could ever Have really been painted by me! —May Kendall in Longman's Magazine. BIG STAKES. A huge fire of hickory logs crackled and spluttered in the old time fire...

Publication Title: Islander, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 15 August 1895

vol. no. 2«;. fIHJJieiNMIDOCEAN The Prince Oscar and an Un known Vessel Sunk. S OOSK FROM THE LATTER SAVED i:riii»li Steamer Cittterhun Was ' Wrecked Off Cape Hawk, and Sixty Persona Drowned* Philadelphia, August 10. —The Brit .. s j,|p prince Oscar, from Liverpool, Captain Henderson, collided in mid- PLVjiii, j n ly 13, with an unknown sail inVvessel- Both ships sank in less than teu minutes. Six members of the e . r ,w i i tlu- Prince Oscar and all on '.. board the unknown vessel were lost. flic survivors, seventeen in number, ff ere' rescued by the ship Dharwar, j B fter being in an open boat with! neither food nor water for three days. ! They were transferred to the steamer Capac, from Pisaqua, and brought to | this port tonight The names of the tost are:! William Knight, cook; Oscar Nel- \ i), seaman; E. Peterson, seaman; An- j gust Carton, I. Relap, J. Anderson, j steward; the entire crew of the un-! known vessel. I The disaster occurred soon after midnight, in latitude 9:30 s...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 15 August 1895

The Islander \ CULVER BROS., Publishers. Entered at the postofiiee in Friday Harbor as second class mail matter. "" SUMSCRIPTIOX PRICE, #1.50 per year Strictly in advance. ADVKKTISI- G X KS: Display standing ads, $1.00 per inch per month, 25 cents per inch, er week, sin gle eclumn measurement. Reading business locals, and notices, such as Wanted; For Sale, etc., 10 cents per line for first insertion and 5 cents i er fine each week thereafter. Legal notices, at customary legal rates. All communications to Tin: Islander must be signed -with the name of the writer, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. The Official Paper of San Juan County. THURSDAY, AUGUST IMb, 1885. COST OF WAR AM) EDUCATION. There is no better proof, says the Journal of Education, of the essential barbarism of even the most civilized nations of the world than is afforded by a comparison of the money they spend for the maintenance of physical supre mancy as against the expenditure for men...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 15 August 1895

I OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. STATE OFFICERS. John 11. McGraw Sonant Governor Frank 11. Lnce I,^ 011;' !if state James 11. Pri.-e • f'r'' ,-,,!«. Ozro A. Unwen l* c 'l[t ,;,.n.'ral Wii Jones I 'i li.- Instruction Cluis. W. lit an 1, 1; nssioner W T Forrest inn! (oiiuHJ ! W. H. Doolittle .^cressmen ( S. C. Hydn '°"b ( John L Wilson yjiators ] Watson C. Squire >, I'HKMK COURT. . ,;.„ T J Anders Chief Justice .' R O Dnnbar I J P Hoyt . ( ia teJustices,j C p Stiles ? ~" | Elmon Scott j COUNTY OFFICERS. . , Tll( icr e J It Winn W°nT,rk • I<:liJah H. Nash r'." tv',' t ' „- PredC. Harper J.«nt X4 n/I« ■''[-■ I. l. Murray "' A. 11. Sitter AJ.Ii' lir CM. Tucker Iressurei ••• V.\j. Carter ■ _-— \ ' I. IT. Nichols Commissioners, | " william Graham I „ W.H.Thackerj ittornej Newton Jones SW"" . . E W Harrison J A. P. Vaughn ■ :ir % s;.'f.oV)'ls" Hev.'lU. Dyer ;jpt of S( 1.00 i*.- Dr.Geo.S. Wright gSoncrU'S Court II I) Allison j . : THE : San Juan County Bank —:ok: — FRIDAY HARBOR, WASHINGTON. K:&g...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The islander. — 15 August 1895

Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't Report Absolutely pure CONQUEST OF THE NORTHWEST. It Whs Ae.jnire.l In.in »lie British by J'orce of .\ mis. In 1770, when independence was de clared, the United States included only the 13 original stales on the seaboard. With the exception of a few hunters, there v.ere no white men west of the Allegbany mountains, and there was not even an American hunter in the great country out of which we have since made the states of Illinois, Indi ana, Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin. All this region north of the Ohio river then formed a part of the province of Quebec. li was a wilderness of forests and prairies; teeming with game and inhab it* by many warlike tribes of Indians. Here and through it were dot tod quaint little towns French Creoles, the most important being Detroit, Vin cennes, on the \Yabash, and Kaskaskia and Kahokia, on the Illinois. These French villages were ruled by British officers commanding small bodies of reg ular soldi...

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