He had already run a little back-fire to protect the tents and the chuck-wagon.
On the way to the chuck-wagon she passed close to George Drazk.
The Mexican took it with an unconcerned face, and went off behind the chuck-wagon.
"You ain't half-bad at the chuck-wagon, Miss Messiter," he told her.
"Turn in, boys, and sleep till we get back with the chuck-wagon," said Wilson Moore.
I've about made up my mind to take the chuck-wagon to town and stock it with grub, and hit out on roundup t'morrer or next day.
The next day the round-up crept slowly southward, accompanied by the chuck-wagon and a drove of fresh horses.
Applehead, stowing a coil of new rope in the chuck-wagon, took off his hat and rubbed his shiny, pink pate in dismay.
He sought out Tom, who was over at the chuck-wagon, taking an early cup of coffee.
"Er—well, I took the chuck-wagon in yest'day and loaded 'er up with grub fer two weeks," blurted Applehead heroically.