The Times-Picayune (New Orleans) May 7 1900

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The Times-Picayune (New Orleans) May 7 1900 - DEERFOOTS REMAINS. The Body of the Fmmona...
DEERFOOTS REMAINS. The Body of the Fmmona Indian llnnner to Be Removed to Buffalo. (From the New York San.) The remain . Af TWrfivtt fhm i..l.h,.i Tn dlan runner, will be removed from the burial ground on the Cattaraugus reservation, where they were Interred four years ago, to the Indian Indian plot in Forest lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, on (The Idea of moTlng tbe remains of the great runner was conceived bT Jfoaenh Kcml.p nnw Chief GT-ant-w-ka GT-ant-w-ka GT-ant-w-ka GT-ant-w-ka GT-ant-w-ka GT-ant-w-ka GT-ant-w-ka ot the oenecaa) when he TiBitea tne anmancea grave in tne obscure little Indian burial ground. On his return to Mew York. Mr. Kennler suggested to the New York Athletic Club, of wuicu ne ia a memner, rne plan or tne reinterment, reinterment, which was readily accepted by tbe members. They at once took upon theraaelvea ioe rerfiiiDimj or tne project. XiVinjr iu the Forest Lawn Indian nlot. which is owned by the Baffalo Historical Society, are the bodies of Red Jacket, Captain Pollard. Destroy Town and others who wet friiwll v to our side in tbe revolutionary :war. The uieit lnoiaa to ne nunea in tnis cemetery, and the most distinguished of his generation, was General Ely S. Parker, military secretary to General Grant throughout the civil war, and afterward Indian commissioner. .All these burials hare been under tbe auspices of tbe Buffalo Historical Society. It is possible that Mr. Keppler and a delegation from the New York Athletic Club may he present at the' cemetery Wednesday next. The remains will be received by a delegation from tbs Buffalo Historical Society. (Deerfoot was a brother by Indian adoption of Mrs. Harriet (Maxwell Converse, who will attend tbs ceremonies. , Hot-tTo-so-do-no Hot-tTo-so-do-no Hot-tTo-so-do-no Hot-tTo-so-do-no Hot-tTo-so-do-no Hot-tTo-so-do-no Hot-tTo-so-do-no Hot-tTo-so-do-no Hot-tTo-so-do-no (He Peeksfa the Door) or Iwls Bennett, commonly knows as Deerfoot, waa born on tbe Seneca reservation In 1830. He descended from a sawed Seneca family. His paternal grandfather, Noah Two-guns, Two-guns, Two-guns, did vigorous service in oar war of 1812, and was one of tbe first ea killed at the battle of Chippewa. Kfeerfoot made hi w first appear-"S appear-"S appear-"S "1 VIit?Jrct, i"-1836 i"-1836 i"-1836 af s county fair eld at Freoonla. J., T.. where be ran five JSI twentyve mlnntes, sad woo a purse or $o0. v" JKis second vacs took- took- place In the fan' of 1858. at k Buffalo. Twelve Indians aid one white man were the competitors, Deerfoot wla- wla- i0 i ile nfty-elght nfty-elght nfty-elght mis. ntea. continued racing on various tracks against men and horses throughout tbs United States, never . Josing. In" 1861 an Englisa trainer, George Martin, heard of his wondrous work a nd got Deerfoot to go to England with hixn. He Sad itln la ; training bat five weeks when, be-leaned be-leaned be-leaned a challenge to James Pntser: wbo at that time held tbe championship of all England fer ; long distance running. Putney railed to accept toe. challenge for tbe ten mile championship and it was awarded to Deerfoot without OTtesU-"'..-. OTtesU-"'..-. OTtesU-"'..-. OTtesU-"'..-. OTtesU-"'..-. --'X;VK'-:--'.f-: --'X;VK'-:--'.f-: --'X;VK'-:--'.f-: --'X;VK'-:--'.f-: --'X;VK'-:--'.f-: --'X;VK'-:--'.f-: --'X;VK'-:--'.f-: --'X;VK'-:--'.f-: --'X;VK'-:--'.f-: --'X;VK'-:--'.f-: Vv- Vv- la November. 1861.;? the- the- prince' of Wales, who was at that time at Cambridge, requested Deerfoot to visit him. Daring the - visits the Indian ran- ran- six miles In ' thirty-three thirty-three thirty-three minutes. It was a boast ef the Indian that the prince of Wales eatertslaed him at dinner and pre. senied him with a Watch and -chain -chain and -other -other tokens .of friendship. . His igneatest - achievement achievement was ' the, twelve mile run at Loodou. en April 8. 1683. - The time was 1 hear 2 jnlautea 21-12 21-12 21-12 wtoaa'if::.--.-::'..-, wtoaa'if::.--.-::'..-, wtoaa'if::.--.-::'..-, wtoaa'if::.--.-::'..-, wtoaa'if::.--.-::'..-, wtoaa'if::.--.-::'..-, wtoaa'if::.--.-::'..-, wtoaa'if::.--.-::'..-, - :

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