National Affairs: Early to War

Crazy Horse, Lame Deer, Spotted Eagle, Elk Horn, Broad Road, Natchez and, most bloody of all, Geronimo the Apache and, most formidable, Sitting Bull- down they went, years ago, before Big Chief Bear Coat.

Last week Bear Coat, better known as Lieutenant General Nelson A. Miles, U. S. A., took his grandchildren to Ringling's circus, at Washington. "You know I never miss the circus," said he to Mr. John Ringling (TIME, Apr. 6, THE THEATRE), whom he met at the Big Tent's door. He, his grandchildren and their maternal grandmother took seats in the third row not far from Mrs. Coolidge. Round...

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