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such" be h e pay the of the tbe In-' MILIEU CUTY MID 111872 LAST ATTEMPT OF KICKAPOOS TO INTERFERE WITH SETTLERS. Two Snrrlvora of the Tklrtcn Wwt« SI«n Wko Eaiaged IB the right. T. J. Cade'a Story. (By g. M. Lesesne.) Beeville, Tex.--When the civil war had ended, Mr. T. J. Cude, who had served as a soldier In Green's brigade, went to Live Oak County, where" lie rived from 1865 to 1898, when he removed to Beeville, his present home. When he went to Live Oak County the Indians were still making raids through that and other counties lying in that section of tho state. Jfl^ e i, ral u s were ke P l "P sev en years after he became a citizen of Live Oak County. It was In 1872 when they made Mr r rud 8 « In , cursl °" in , to »' a t county/and of It- interesting account "In 1872 myself and brother-in-law, A. M. lulas, were out on the rar.ges hunting hogs. I was driving the wagon and en f°x ute l!, ome when I " rst 8aw " e Indians I would have met them face to face, and JS-iJ! 1 l !T£ bl £ 1 " ty would hav « leti "y scalp with them as a memento of the unexpected meeting, but for the fact that S?TM °. f ! m ^ h u°. rses was baik y """» I let wi?it 1 9*i hls own COU1 '8 of travel, while driving along leisurely, and not thinking of Indians, tomahawks and scalping knives, my balky horse suddenly stopped and refused to proceed further In the direction I was beading. Knowing- how useless would be the effort to mak! him go forward, I gave him the lines and be turned squarely to the rlnht, KO- '1 s . ln .,, a . trot - Dllt ! nad K°"o only a short distance when I came to a gully and just as I crossed It I saw some men coming over a little hill, driving a bunch o f .horses. I took them to be Mexicans and felt no uneasiness until I saw mv b , rol -. h y-ln-l'w. A. M. Tulas, who had started home another way, coming toward me on a run. As he rode up he wild: Those men are Indians.' He hod his Kim In hand. I replied to him t h a t I had seen them, but they were only Bell's Mexican. 'No.' be said, 'I know iliev nre Indians: they shot at me and save me q u l t o .1 chase.' Fnmlllr* Snfr. "I suggested t h n t we go and take the horses away from them, and he said there were too many ot them for only two men to a t t a c k ; that they would get "· 1 told him to KO and see if they hart killed our wives. He asked me If I no" t a hr? ld ,VL be left a '2 ne - J told "'" i=i A 1 if ,. tne y cam 5 "fter me I would take the horse I was leading and home and let them have the wagon and , ll e two horses I wa» he went Without further narlevlnB- home as rapidly as I poi,K?e Sr and'Hndtag our families safe and unmolested he »5f k? J n to town w'thout alighting from his horse. Here he lost no time ; n i,i 0 k Sa i n if n f a P art y ot thirteen men, which Included me and himself We sent our families to town and started Fmn if *i h ? t *?' Bht we cam P e l on the trail of. the Indians on a ravine not from where the Indians were camped. Next morning we started as soon as couia see how to follow their trail at 7 o'clock a. m. we overtook them Cow Creek The fight that followed £11 ?,,;?«. a , spirited, but soon over. £,,» o i ve *{ nd ans w 'thout losing a man, but Sebastian Bell was struck In the mouth with an arrow which broko of his front teeth. Tie first Indian killed was a squaw, but she was the XI s ter i "i" 1 . 0 "* them. They were all and J D E *'"" She shot Bell' killed 'her' ThTlndla^J'were In" a"cr^ek and making a running fight. In the midst of the battle Woody Tulos said m , e: .T^t" 8 head them off and stop creek I W ° nt °" one slde of th * 2- t ri th , e i m ' but thc j. dld n ' ot halt 5 " Woody h t, I. an: J dld not at °P mll "i. hut fwftuift, 18 ]afwbone ' ? e t e »: b ut in the twinkling of an eye he was on hii and running like a wild tu?key. He !l j 8 !* fa u r ' .however, before A. M. Tulos landed a bullet in the back of his bringing him to the ground to rise more. Their arrows had been exhausted but they came running toward us, pumping bullets at us from their six-shooters as t.iey came. They dropped their pistols as fast as they emptied them. I.nirt of Fights. "This fight was In McMullen County on the Nueces River. They were Klck- apoo Indians, and the last of them SJL k i?i le ? fou ,Bht as long as he had strength to raise his head and shoot It wan the last Indian raid ever made into that and adjoining counties We captured everything thSy had, Including bow ";. gulvers, six-shooters, shields, lariat?, .horses, etc. One of the warriors wore blue army pants which had *L sl Kfi rJl V tno ?5*et. Evidently he liad killed the soldier whose pants he was wearing when he met death. The ^'i a 2' h * *A e scal P of a "ttle child which had whHe hafr. They had two old army saddles and two old hats « i,X lc . l i ln . 8 ' Wc scal Pfa them and brought their scalps to town. The two Tulos brothers. Harry Hinton arid my. self are the only survivors of the i f . e . n ^ h j. n " lde . thl! f 'Sht which terminated Indian raids and Indian fights Live Oak and nclghborln* counties. 1 ' Woodmen Unvclllnff. Bppclal to The N'CSTR. Mason. Tex., March 11.--Saturday Afternoon the \V. O. W. unveiled a very handsome monument to the memor" o'f ? r i' ln i, M a y o a i t n e Oooch Cemefcrv. Judge Clarence Martin delivered a v«fv eloquent address on the occasion. " '

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 12 Mar 1911, Sun,
  3. Page 11

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