Fred Winsted; A College Man

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byStephen Wood Mcclave

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIX. Fred's and Injun Pete's trip to Deerfoot's camp and back took the better par,t of two days, but it was a successful one. Deerfoot pondered for some time, with the help of a pipeful of tobacco, over the question which Fred had come that long way to ask, finally, through the interpreter, he told Fred if he thought the scheme was a good one, to go ahead. The fifty odd crisp thousand dollar bills, which he still clutched in his hand, may have been a factor in helping him to his decision, although there was no change in his stolid features when Fred handed him his share, excepting for the added brightness to his eyes, and the guttural, Ugh, Ugh, but nevertheless he must have been happy, because the money meant heap plenty steer, and heap plenty sheep. As Fred was about to leave a sudden thought occurred to him. Turning to Pete he said, "Tell Deerfoot I have another proposition which has just come to my mind, and while I do not want him to think for a moment that I want to get rid of him, yet he may be willing to name a lump sum at which he would sell his share in the mine." The question being put, Deerfoot answered in this strain. "Tell my white brother that the life he gave back to me speaks better than words. He meant good to me then, he can wish me no harm now, the red man's wants are but few, if he has his tepee, his skins to keep him warm, enough to eat and to smoke, and his squaw, he is happy, what more can he want. My white brother brought me heap money, he brought me my life, Deerfoot wants no more, he is satisfied." Fred shook his head, "That won't do at all, I want to play square. The saving of his life must not be an everlasting obligation on his part towards me. I only did my share in a duty which I owe to everyone in like circumstance...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIX. Fred's and Injun Pete's trip to Deerfoot's camp and back took the better par,t of two days, but it was a successf...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217817475

ISBN - 13:9780217817479

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