United States delegation calling for General Rusk to come before them. He refused to go, notifying the United States delegation that he could better accomplish his purpose by remaining away from them at that particular time. He turned then and told Cuthand that the white delegation had called upon him for a powwow, and that he had refused the powwow. Cuthand promptly related the fact to the other Indian chiefs, thus bringing about one of the most far-reaching treaties ever entered into between the white men and the wild Indians in this section of the United States. The lives of thousands of people were saved as well as a vast amount of property. Cuthand deserves a monument in his memory for the part he played, together with General Rusk, in dealing with these wild savages. I would erect that monument on the public square in Clarksville for the reason that it is the most central point of the white settlement this faithful old Indian then served. James Clark, together with Rusk and Cuthand, also played a very conspicuous part in bringing about this treaty.
In the late 1830's these friendly Indians before referred to were forced to move from this country for the reason that the early settlers had begun to raise a great many hogs on the then open range. The Indians believed that everything that was grown on the range or from the ground was public property. They would go out on the range, find the hogs belonging to the white settlers and