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I found lots who claimed to know
that country, hut when I told 'em
what I wanted they shied like a colt.
I couldn't hire 'em for no money to
go down in that country. They ain't
got the nerve."
That night a bunch of steers was
jected the foreman. "You'll-get held,
up by the dese'l,; and if that don't
finish, you, they'll tarigle you up in
all those mountainsjiowji. there, and
ambush you and massacre you."
"I don't give a ," exploded Sej
nor Johnson, "if they do. No ma
can slap my face and not get a run
Jed Parker communed with him-i
"Senor," said he at last, "it's no,
good; you can't do it. You got tq
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'I'll Trouble You for That Five Thousand."
stolen from 'the very corrals of the
For the first time Buck Johnson
lost his head and his dignity. He or
dered the horses.
"I'm going to follow that into
Sonora," he shouted to Jed Parker.
"This thing's got 'to stop!"
"You can't make her, Buck," ob-
have a guide. You wait three days,
and I'll get you one." . t
Johnson pulled loose his latigo. His.
first anger had cooled. t
"All right," he agreed, "and you
can say for me that I'll pay five thou
sand dollars in gold and give all the
men and horses he needs to the man
who has the nerve to get back that