Joan of Arc of the North Woods
What was the caller's business? Latisan attempted to explain, but he was halted by the declaration that all details in the timber country were left to Rufus Craig, field manager!
When Ward insisted that his previous talks with Craig had only made matters worse for all concerned, and when he pleaded for an opportunity to talk with somebody--anybody--at headquarters, he finally won his way to the presence of a sallow man who filmed his hard eyes and listened with an air of silent protest. He also referred Latisan back to Craig. "We don't interfere with his management of details in the north."
Evidently Mr. Craig had been attending to his defenses in the home office.
Ward's temper was touched by the listener's slighting apathy. "I've come here to protest against unfair methods. Ou