radicals, who wish to imitate the Whites, has fallen to Colonel Adair
, a son of the murdered chief, and Colonel Boudinot
, a son of Strong Buck
Dressed in English attire, Colonel Boudinot
might pass for a southern White.
This young Mestizo speaks with force and writes with point; but his accomplishments are causes of suspicion to the ignorant Cherokees
, not one in five of whom can understand an English phrase.
It is a saying in Vinita
, that the son of Strong Buck
is rather White
The scare of which we heard at Olathe
, on the Kansas
frontier, is an incident in. this tribal feud.
is in Washington
, but Colonel Adair
is living with his nation near Vinita
On Christmas Day, Lewis
, a son-in-law of Colonel Adair
, invited some of his friends to a carouse.
tried to spoil their sport.
Consena, a deputy-sheriff, and three other Indians of their party, rode to the place, pretending they were sent for to assist in keeping order; and as the radicals arrived they took possession of their arms and whisky-flasks.
Some yielded readily; but two of Adair
's party, Tom Cox
and Jack Doubletooth
, refused to give up .270