The mediator by Roy NortonThe mediator by Roy Norton

The mediator

byRoy Norton

Paperback | February 4, 2012

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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. 1913. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV "PARDNERS" "It just does seem," said the prospector to himself, as he dumped a pan of potato peelings outside his tent on the following afternoon, "as if they ain't no way for me to get shed of that old cuss Channel, except to kill him. I moved out of his blamed cabin, and he's just as good as moved up here. He's not lost a meal since I moved, and he don't rush up and volunteer any grub. All I got for movin' was a chance to live in a tent and have a free-for-all boarder!" He heard voices back of him coming down the trail, and readily distinguished the high notes of Channel, who was talking volubly. "I says to 'em, says I, 'You fellers gota get off'n my gulch. If you don't I'll sick Lish Henley on you.' An' they didn't go for to go. Then I says to Lish, ' Come here, son, an' just naturally kick this scum of the earth off'n this-here mountain!' He minds me right well, and between us we sent 'em all off about their business, we did!" The prospector stared around the corner of the tent and saw that with the voluble old man were three others, whom he recognized as the Martin brothers and Murdock, superintendent of the Canada Hill. He advanced farther, shouted "Hello!" and stood with his empty dishpan in his hand to receive them. It was the claim-owner who reached him first. "Henley," he said, "news travels pretty fast up these hills, and I've come over to thank you. There ain't much to say, but I want to remark that you're all man." His brother came forward more slowly, while Murdock awaited his turn. "I don't know that I've ever done anything for you," John Martin said, in his quiet way, "but you undoubtedly stood for me. No man ever lost anything by it." "Done for me?" Lish said. "Why say, you offered me a job." "And it is always open," was the co...
Title:The mediatorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217803288

ISBN - 13:9780217803281