INDIANS: 350000

In England in the 18th Century, many a poet rhapsodized on the noble redskin, wept at the thought that some day no more Indians would live to roam through the American forest primeval.

Last week, had they been living, these poets might have leapt exuberantly, clapped hands on hearing the report of Charles H. Burke, Commissioner of Indian Affairs in the U. S. He announced that the redskin population is on the rise, that there are now 350,000 Indians in the U. S., an increase of 4½2% within the last decade. The Cherokee...

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