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for The State Vol. 5 Issue 42, Mar 1938
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Seventy-eight year old Sampson Welch was remarkably skilled at using a blowgun. The Native American, living on western North Carolina's Cherokee reservation, could shoot a feathered dart from a ten-foot blowgun and knock over a tin can at thirty paces. His son Epps and grandson June carried on the tradition using the ancient weapon.
Francis Asbury was born in England and is considered the first bishop of American Methodism. He traveled extensively in America, covering over 6,000 miles annually. Hicklin recounts his time in North Carolina.