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    Page 1 of [Jones Miller]

    1 Folk Stuff - Range Lore Range-lore Elizabeth Doyle San Angelo, Texas. Page one RANGE-LORE Jones Miller moved with his parents from Gonzales to Belle County at the age of 12 years and worked on his father's ranch until he was a young man. Indians were numerous and Mr. Miller wonders yet how they escaped their savagery when neighbors suffered, all about them. C12 ...

    • Contributor: Doyle, Elizabeth - Miller, Jones
    • Date: 1937-11-15
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    Page 2 of [Jones Miller]

    2 is more than I can understand yet. I well remember the morning when our nearest neighbor, which must have been some twelve miles away, came to my father's door on foot and wanted him to furnish horses and join in a search for his horses which had been stolen in the night. Father got out his best nags and they were soon off. ...

    • Contributor: Doyle, Elizabeth - Miller, Jones
    • Date: 1937-11-15
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    Page 3 of [Jones Miller]

    3 give us instructions he cautioned us all to not be scared but to file out the door as quietly as possible and go in an opposite direction from where he had seen the Indians, telling us that the school house would be between us and the redskins until we could get to a certain home where protection and help could be had. That ...

    • Contributor: Doyle, Elizabeth - Miller, Jones
    • Date: 1937-11-15
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    Page 4 of [Jones Miller]

    4 “Lightning was one of the worst frights to the herd and caused the old time cowboy more hard rides than most any other reason for a stampede. Just as sure as a storm blew up and it lightened enough to play around on the cows' horns, away the old devils would go. The hardest ride I ever made was on one of these ...

    • Contributor: Doyle, Elizabeth - Miller, Jones
    • Date: 1937-11-15
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    Page 5 of [Jones Miller]

    5 come on again after awhile. “I had a little dun colored striped legged Spanish horse that was the best I ever saw. He had more cow sense in a minute than most horses have in a life time. He would breast a cow into place and turn her every time. I penned an old fightin' cow with him once when every thing on ...

    • Contributor: Doyle, Elizabeth - Miller, Jones
    • Date: 1937-11-15
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    Page 6 of [Jones Miller]

    6 of luxury- raisin' a family and all- but memories of the worst hardships are softened by the blessings which come with a well earned rest, so the kid and I are tryin' to enjoy the rest of the way as much as possible.”

    • Contributor: Doyle, Elizabeth - Miller, Jones
    • Date: 1937-11-15
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    Page 7 of [Jones Miller]

    Range-lore Elizabeth Doyle San Angelo, Texas BIBLIOGRAPHY Jones Miller, Ozona, Texas, interviewed November 15, 1937.

    • Contributor: Doyle, Elizabeth - Miller, Jones
    • Date: 1937-11-15