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 - Mosher. "I think about the first house in the...
Mosher. "I think about the first house in the village was built by Plez Gray," said Uncle Silas. "His right name was Pleasant, but everybody called 1iim Pies. He had a blacksmith shop too." . "If you were born in this township, you must, remember of seeing . me inaian village mat was near here, just a little east of the Jim Bailey home." I suggested 0f course I do. I remember It well," the old gentleman assured me. '"Tuck - a - ming - wa was the name of the chief. .He hired my father to plow tour acres or ground for the Indians which they planted in squaw corn.i The corn was black and each ear had eight rows of grains on the cob. It maae gooo; meal an right. Tuck - a - mlng - wa and his band were Mlamis and were friendly to the whites. was seldom they created any disturb - ance but Just a little ways off from the Miami village was a Pottawatomi village. Their chief was old San vi. and he was inclined to be fair aad honorable with the whites, but his people wre quarrelsome and troublesome. There was one bad Indian among them who would steal from the whites and do other mean things. One time my brothe John caught him stealing one ot our horses from the pasture vlot and stopped him at the bars. John stood right up to him and made him leave the horst and clear out "But at another time they did steal one of our horses and got away wita it. The beast was our old Mollie. My father complained to Sang - wa'so

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  1. The Huntington Herald,
  2. 06 Feb 1926, Sat,
  3. Page 12

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