This story comes to us courtesy of Chiquita Kuntz:
"This is my grandfather, Abel Theodore Rodman, standing in his wagon which he sold treats from to families and children (they could also get a cold 'pop' for 5 cents) in Kokomo. In his early days he was a local farmer near Alto and worked at the Kokomo Brick Factory. When he was about 50 years old he became blind. The horse could drive the route without assistance. His sister, wanting to help my grandfather, sold him the horse for $1 a week on contract. This was way before Social Security and government help in approximately 1929. He drove this wagon until he was too old and feeble to do it anymore."