The action of "Custer's Last Scout" takes place in 1876 when our Indian wards took it into their hands to exterminate the white soldiers. General Geo. A. Custer is in command at Fort Lincoln. With him as chief scout is Alfred L. Chapman. Others in his command are Major Reno, Capt. Bates, Lieut. Woodruff and Lieut. Kane. Marjorie Woodruff, sister to Lieut. Woodruff, is the belle of the post. Every officer is in love with her, but Captain Bates and Chapman are recognized rivals. Marjorie's brother has a decided objection to Chapman's suit, and does not hesitate to acquaint Marjorie with the fact. She, however, possesses a will of her own. Chapman proposes to Marjorie, who tells him that she will give him an answer on the morrow. Chapman leaves her, meets the young lieutenant, and the two are kept from coming to blows only by the intervention of brother officers. Bates then proposes to Marjorie, and is accepted. Whereupon Marjorie writes a note to Chapman, telling him of the fact, and ...
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