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 - A SMALL IXDIAX SCARE. Fort Worth, Texas. April...
A SMALL IXDIAX SCARE. Fort Worth, Texas. April 24. Advices from Anadarko Indian Agency, are to the effect that there has been great excitement there owing to the action of the Kiowas. War talk began over a week ago, but Quanah Parker, chief of tha Comanches, not only held his own tribe in check, but lhfluenoed the better element of the Kiowas. But few of this tribe would listen to him, and with their war talk began depredations depredations on the cattlemen. A band of them roamed over the cattle country visiting residences, and greatly frightened the women and children. They made such demonstrations about the school at Anadarko aa to terrorize the children. children. The military were notified, and CapL Hall determined to withhold beef rations from the Kiowas that had rauaed the trouble, but when Friday came more of the leaders leaders came in and it was rhen determined to arrest them. This becoming known, the Kiowas became became alarmed, apd leaving their traps and wagons, wagons, took their women and children and all their ponies to a stronghold on the Rainy Mountain, about 40 miles from Anadarko. Troops were at once so . t In pursuit and went into ramp on the Wichita, eight miles from the Indian position. They advanoed to the batteof the mountain on the following night. After three days' parley the Indians agreed to give up the offending Indians Indians to the soldier stationed near the fort, where they could be watched. The troops returned returned to Anadarko with the prisoner.

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 25 Apr 1887, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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