Evelyn Youngblood - I remember my husband was saying' that they, when they used to come, I don't guess I was young enough, but I was a big girl, grown. They used to come to Refugio and they'd get drunk, you know, and after that...And said Mister Ira Heard, I mean he was good with Mr. Welder, He'd call the next mornin, turn his hands loose, didn't pay no money just turn his hands loose and they come on in. So they was ready for work again. They had it made.
LOC - Did anybody here, as little girls, want to marry cowboys?
Alice Cook - No
Rosie Jones - I did.
Ludie Youngblood - I married one but I didn't want one. I didn't want him to be a cowboy.
Evelyn Youngblood - I don't know I wasn't around 'em but I don't know how I got off into it. He said, you know he tell that tale about how he said he came through Refugio and rope me?
Dorothea Green - No
Alice Cook - Y'all were here when Whang (Nathaniel Youngblood) told that.
Evelyn Youngblood - He tell that tale. They asks him how'd he get me. He say he came through had some get off on their horses and go herdin' me around in the bushes and getting me ropin'. Tell that all the time. And I would tell 'em he's tellin' a tale