23 Feb. 1923

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23 Feb. 1923 - compare H i g h time it is for u^ to ' the...
compare H i g h time it is for u^ to ' the cause of the fast vanishing Anier; ican Indians. "A century of dishonor' 1 has its added years, and yet ^\e decehc and dcstioy the last remnant of a d e f r a u d e d lace. It iilege a.s a child to hear the story of Chief IShabona, the friend of the I White, from the lips of the early I tiers, whose live' were saved by It was my joy a.s a child to and his meager band of followers, I more than 50 in all, where my | let them camp and hunt in his wood| land, The picture taken for'the j issue of Parks and ·Memorials is ] a (portrait painted by Dore Weber, i the Court House at Morris, Illinois, |and near there a little farm «as the chief and his tribe. A book could be filled w i t h the story illtreatment and wrongs. The first volume of a recent history, The teniel History of Illinois, recounts much of these wrongs--atrocities to curdle your blood. Ft is time for Americans to think! Be sure and hear Mrs. Fowler's lecture, February 28, at the M. E. church.

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  1. The Daily Herald,
  2. 23 Feb 1923, Fri,
  3. Page 6

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