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“Who Give You Th u Name?"— Indians get their queer names in the following manner : When an Indian baby is horn, tho medicine man or some one of tho family looks out of the door and casts his eye upon some object. The first tiling he has seen furnishes the child’s name. It would be pretty rough on the kid if a man suffering from jim-jams was selected to do the looking.

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 633, 11 May 1882

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 633, 11 May 1882

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