The ranchman cast many a secret admiring glance toward Jerry as they rode home.
The ranchman remarked that there were "two or three out there," but I knew better.
"Somebody's coming," announced the ranchman, pausing and following the direction of the wolfhound's gaze.
This is Rex Slinkard, ranchman, poet-painter, and man of the living world.
"We'll look at it the first thing in the morning," said the ranchman.
"That's a snapping turtle—not a mud turtle," went on the ranchman.
So much accomplished, the ranchman ordered him to get his pony and try to rope the stake while riding past.
"Well, it will do no harm to take a look," said the ranchman.
No I aint; Im gittin wise, retorted the ranchman, with a wide grin.
He had been a scout too, and a trapper, a silver explorer, and a ranchman.