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Bail- as. in be of to be for to our felt to of a call S. to Indian Council on the Smoky Hill J Col.E. W. Wynkoop, special Commissioner to the Cheyennes and Ar-rapahoes, arrived inthejeity-yesterday trom rort Ellsworth dn thes6raftky Hill, where he has had a Council Trith the above Indians.. H : - 'Mi t i Col. WvnkoOD PaSSedi thrnmrK Komi on the 2d of this motlidirecf'-firem fT oouiivuuuuuci opwiui ijQiruciions, ana nas aireaay met the Indians, and is this far on his return with his re porfcr :: - - . J ie met the i Vbiefs . Black Kettle, LittlQ Woir 1314 aieaiLRoman .Xsc. White Bear, Setting Bear, Little Black Kettle and The-Man-That-Shot.Th. Ree, at Fort Ellsworth, and had a lonr ... ' . Lhe Indian had bejran io think inn Government had forgotten them, and iuai. nicir prumiser ffOouS WOUia'TlOt be given ' was explained by Col. Wynkoopy-from the admission of the Governmeut in writing -to them to bel in consequence of the late day at which the. Indian( appropriations were made . by.. CongressTthat.Uho; money was now. in hand, And as soon as they kuowu-what.they pant ed the goods would be sent. , This ex planation was entirely satisfactory. They also complained that the eniidren captured at theSahd -Creekr massacre, had not been returned.; ' . - In regard to. the railroad I up the Smoky Hill, they expressed themselves as sorry to give up. .. their hunting grounds that they had always looked upon this ground- as their permanent possession,; but that they.;jknew it was no use to contend; that the whites were nniherous as the grass, and they but a handful, and that it was no use to resist. -They did not hesitate to say that it they were able they would not permit - it,'- but- that they knew they were-not. and .would; otter: no resis tanee, but looked to. the Great Father to take care of them and furnish them food when their hunting grounds were gone. Thev ; were; content to abide their fate. Roman Nose is head. Chief of the Northern ban of Cheyennes, who have heretofore been most troublesome..; The ' Indians did not profess to be glad to see their White Brothel's and take them ,, bv .'the h!JW"rmade no .-di plomatic protcstatiopsbut frankly and sorrowfully admitted the useiessness of resistance and their decision to resist no longer. They promised to da all in", theif 'power to control their youngi men, ; and. attributed the iate acts of violence to their restlessness at the "tardiness of the Government, in. ulfilling promisos. The non-return of the Sand Creek children-was dwelt upon with much -feeling. und Cql. Wyn- koop promised to do all in Ins power to" induce the-' Government to: hunt them up and return them. ' ' Several officers ot ; tive army were present at the council among them Gen. I: N. Palmer, commanding' dis trict, and Col. Green, 2d j cavalry. These officers unite with Col. Wj'nkoop in the opinion that -the Indians not only are, out want' qniet, andi peace, ind that: iio trouble need he appre- ended oft' the Smoky Mill.- Kansas City Journal. 1 --' - f ' . A ri, Af havo yjoupg Till with and The to and ran ed 1 iana, wiiu the hunt the trained the; trip having unconditional they Mr. " war,-. his of for he by in indignation, lim a ing tell this

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  1. The Junction City Weekly Union,
  2. 25 Aug 1866, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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