In 1906 the Czechs were already applauding the famous circus of the Wild West hero William Frederick Cody, better known as
He herded cattle and worked as a driver on a wagon train, crossing the Great Plains several times
It rubs the lotion on its skin or else it gets the hose again.
I thought I was benefiting the Indians as well as the government, by taking them all over the United States, and giving them a correct idea of the customs, life, etc., of the pale faces, so that when they returned to their people they could make known all they had seen.
I was persuaded now that I was destined to lead a life on the Plains.
The greatest of all the Sioux in my time, or in any time for that matter, was that wonderful old fighting man, Sitting Bull, whose life will some day be written by a historian who can really give him his due.
We got more provisions for our whiskey than the same money, which we paid for the liquor, would have bought; so after all it proved a very profitable investment.
My mother's sympathies were strongly with the Union. She knew that war was bound to come, but so confident was she in the strength of the Federal Government that she devoutly believed that the struggle could not last longer than six months at the utmost.
Major North has had for years complete power over these Indians and can do more with them than any man living.
Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government.
I began to think my time had come, as the saying is.
The first trip of the Pony Express was made in ten days - an average of two hundred miles a day. But we soon began stretching our riders and making better time.
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.
Wild Bill was anything but a quarrelsome man yet I have personal knowledge of at least half a dozen men whom he had at various times killed.
My restless, roaming spirit would not allow me to remain at home very long.