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The Indians

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St. Louis, Oct. 6.- The Olohe's Tope ka, Kansas, special says : Advices to the 26th uit. have been received h?re froru Gen. Miles' Indian expedition. The heavy rains and a lack of sufficient transportation are reported as retarding active operations. The trains are kept constantly going to and from Fort Dodge, a distance of over 200 miles, from whence all Bupplies havo to be forwarded bv wagon over rough and diffioult roads. No Indians have been encountered sinc the attack on Callahan's train on the löth uit., and the scouts report them all headed in the direction of the staked plains. General Davison, with nino coinpanies of troops, effected a junction with Genpral Miles on the 20th. He marched from Fort Hill up the Wachita and the north fork of Red River, and met no Indians on the route. There are now three columns within supporting distance of eaeh other operating against the Indians. They are commanded by General Miles, General Davison and Colonel Price. Nothing has been heard from McKsnzie, who is advancing from the south, nor from Buell, who is coming across from New Mexico. A scouting party from Fort Wallace, operating on the north fork of the Smoky Hill River, in Western Kansas, discovered on Saturday last the bodies of three men and a woman, murdered by the Indians. The parties killed -were ñora Blue Ridge, Georgia. They were emigrants seeking a location. The woman's head was crushed and all the bodies more or Ie6s mutilated. Within the last two weeks eleven persons have been killod by the Indians in Western and Southern Kansas, and several others are missing, supposed to havo met the same fate.


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