As this was the only way to get across the Creek near there, we had much travel through our gate. The ferry ran on a wire cable ... from one bank to the other. I would push it with poles until we got to the deep water and then I had paddles to drive it across. I attended the Greenleaf District Payment in 1894 when the Government paid the Cherokee Indians for the Cherokee Strip. I told fortunes for those full blood Indians for which I received large sums of money, moccasins, and blankets.
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