I could never resist the call of the trail.
But the West of the old times, with its strong characters, its stern battles and its tremendous stretches of loneliness, can never be blotted from my mind.
My restless, roaming spirit would not allow me to remain at home very long.
Excitement was plentiful during my two years' service as a Pony Express rider.
Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government.