Branded men and women; story of a western town

Paperback | May 5, 2014

byJoseph Bird, William Francis Hooker

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...an hour ago and asked me to protect him; said a hundred of our town fellows had promised to do everything they could think of to him--everything from a good lickin' to tar and feathers and lynching. So I told him to go to Drake and apologize for insulting the young lady, and Drake said he did, and that he told the girl, who acted very nice about it. Drake says the girls are fine, not a dish was broken, no one insulted any of 'em again, and they are as happy as a lot of kids in the big unfinished top story where he has quartered them. The head-waitress has already appointed two of the girls assistants, and they've signed up at $50 a month and board. All the others, except three, will stick right along. These three are milliners or dressmakers, and are going to work for Queen--Miss Lizzie Connell, Mrs. Thornton says. She's going to reopen the dressmaking parlors on Aspen street, near the postoffice--the place that that French woman had just started when she up and died. She paid $450 cash for it to a brother of the French woman who came on here from Salt Lake, and planked down a check on the Sawtooth National for it. What d'ye think o'that?" "Say," continued Baxter, as the car moved off down Main street, "you'd never in your life think that woman had been the keep" "Shut up, Baxter, shut up!" commanded Mayor Ellarson; "we've got to get into the practice--the habit--of forgetting; and I want to tell you something: it is as good as a city ordinance passed by the Board of Aldermen, signed by the Mayor and City Clerk, and duly published in the official paper, this unwritten law of ours here in Sawtooth City, entitled 'Forget it,' or as I would have said when I first came to the valley and practiced on everyone with my alleged wise sayings--'Let...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...an hour ago and asked me to protect him; said a hundred of our town fellows had promised to do everything they ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217257674

ISBN - 13:9780217257671

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