Prairie Flowers

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 76,023 / 217 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 818
Added to site: 2007.07.31
mnybks.net#: 17771
Origin: gutenberg.org

A story of western ranch life, in which Tex Benton, the hero of "The Texan," reappears.

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he bar produced papers and tobacco and rolled a cigarette. Then very deliberately, he produced a roll of bills, peeled a yellow one from the outside, and returned the roll to his pocket. Without so much as the flicker of an eyelash, the bartender noted that the next one also was yellow. The cowpuncher laid the bill on the bar, and with a jerk of the thumb, indicated the four engrossed in a game of solo at a table in the rear of the room.

"Don't yer friends imbibe nothin'?" he asked, casually.

The bartender grinned as he glanced toward the table. "Might try 'em, now. I didn't see no call to bust into a solo-tout with no trivial politics like a couple of drinks.

"Gents, what's yourn?"

From across the room came a scraping of chairs, and the four men lined up beside the Texan and measured their drinks.

"Stranger in these parts?" inquired a tall man with a huge sunburned moustache.

"Sort of," replied the Texan, "but let's licker before this sinful decoction evaporates."

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