The Man of Yesterday; A Romance of a Vanishing Race

The Man of Yesterday; A Romance of a Vanishing Race

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...of his gaitered feet. "In this case you must rely upon unity of purpose among the Chickasaws who belong to the Territory. You can make your protest heard in Washington, and for future use I advise you not to neglect having copies of these papers made." "It is impossible to count upon united action by the people of the Chickasaw Nation," Sands declared, shaking his head. "Factional differences are being multiplied daily. The so-called Progressive party is growing so that it is likely to carry our next election." "If you will run for office again we will beat the Cole Mattison crowd," Beaumont prophesied. But Sands' rugged face took on a look of determination as he answered: "lam not the man to win. I have made too many enemies in the past and I am too old to control the younger element." He hesitated for a moment, then he said: "I have thought that Hattakowa is the man to lead our party." There was a look of astonishment on Hattakowa's face as he answered in a nettled tone: "The Man Looking for the Sun is not the man hunting for office. Governor, this is hardly a time for you to jest." "I am quite serious," replied Sands. "You have friends in all classes of the Indians. Chickasaws of every degree and mixedbloods would vote for you. If you are really sincere in all your boasted loyalty to the old order of things you can show it by using your time, and--I regret to admit that it is necessary--money in the coming campaign." Beaumont, who had been listening with much interest, commented: "It does not seem possible that Hattakowa is old enough to run for governor, but now that I count the years I know he has lived through thirty." "There isn't any...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236626427
  • 9781236626424