By Charles Lee Martin
Sam Bass is likely to be the main infamous Texas outlaw of the 1870s. inside 4 years he and his band robbed trains, levels, and shops from the Dakota Territory to the Mexican border. He used to be now not a killer, and as the railroads and their excessive freight premiums have been unpopular, Bass fast turned a mythical hero. however, Wells Fargo brokers, railroad detectives, Texas Rangers, and posses of non-public electorate chased Bass from his hideout in Denton County, Texas, in the course of the outdated Southwest until eventually he used to be shot by way of Texas Rangers in an tried financial institution theft at around Rock, Texas, in 1878.
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Includes index. : alk. paper) 1. Bass, Sam, 18511878. 2. Brigands and robbersTexas Biography. I. Title. II. Series. 1'552'092dc20 [B]96-35363 CIP A Sketch of Sam Bass, the Bandit is Volume 6 in The Western Frontier Library. The paper in this book meets the guidelines for permanence and durability of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on Library Resources, Inc. New edition copyright © 1956 by the University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Publishing Division of the University.
A tress of golden hair, or a bright eye or soft cheek, will precipitate them into an ocean of folly, and women of the world (and some out of the world) know this fact, and play upon the weak string of men's hearts until all is gonemoney, character, and even life. Kitty had seen much of human nature, entering upon her wild career at the age of ten. She was married three times and died at the age of twenty-eight. A polite and intelligent German met her. He was doing well with his gold claim; she knew it.
The change seemed to have been morally beneficial to him, for he at once eschewed his former bad habits, forswore dissipation, and obtaining employment, he buckled down to hard work. Mrs. Lacy, proprietress of the Lacy House, in the town of Denton, was the first person who gave him a situation. He was faithful to her services for some eighteen months, being attentive to all the duties incumbent upon him, and by his good behavior and gentle qualities endearing himself to that good lady. He next went to work for a man named Wilkes, with whom he remained but a short time, when he entered the service of W.