Now Merwin and Ulmer are apologizing like their political lives depend on it, which, of course, they do.
I am Captain Merwin, sent here from Boston on a scouting expedition.
"I'll try to raise the money for you on time," said Merwin, interested in his plaiting.
Merwin gave such a war dance that they had to call out the fire department to cool him down.
Mr. Merwin was well known in this com75munity as an upright, honorable man, in whom there was no guile.
While doing this he espied Merwin advancing, and, taking hasty aim at him with his musket, fired.
As the Indian bounded off Merwin raised his rifle and fired in return, with deadly effect.
For a week Capt. Merwin and his men remained in the vicinity to intercept any band of Indians that might be passing westward.
Merwin received the same salary that he did, and was just three hundred dollars ahead.
It is evident that Merwin, Hulbert, & Co.s action possesses greater strength than most of the revolver-actions on the market.