THE PRESIDENCY: Trotters

Trot, trot, trot. The moccasined feet of lean brown men covered ground. For 73 hours on end, for 450 miles, a dozen Tuscaroras and two Senecas jogged in relays carrying a little chamois bag holding three white grains of corn. From Fort Niagara, N. Y. to Washington, D. C., at hour intervals runner took the bag from runner, while 13 others followed in a motor bus, waited their turns.

At the Capitol the last sprint began. Bird-Lying-Down carried the precious chamois bag. A crowd gathered at the...

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