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By W. C. Jameson

Matters proceed to fascinate people—the previous West and an exceptional secret. This ebook explores and examines twenty-one of the outdated West's so much baffling mysteries, which entice the curious and beg for research although their strategies have eluded specialists for many years. Many relate to the dying or disappearance of a few of the best-known lawmen and outlaws in background, resembling Billy the child, Buckskin Frank Leslie, John Wilkes sales space, The Catalina child, and Butch Cassidy. Others contain mysterious stories and legends of misplaced mines and buried treasures that experience no longer been recovered—yet.

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Mrs. Blumenthal asked if anyone had heard of the Jewish man who converted to Protestantism and then, right after that, converted yet again to Catholicism. qxd 4/27/2000 20:36 Page 61 he said, That way, if anyone becomes suspicious that he was once a Jew and asks, What was your religion before you were a Catholic? he could say he was a Protestant. The whole table had a good laugh except for Uncle Daniel, who either was embarrassed or possibly just couldn’t hear and was getting angry. Watching Mrs.

Unfortunately after lunch we had to go to his tobacco shop on Florianigasse, although I didn’t go in. I never go in there because the man who owns it is mean and blind. Daddy said he was blinded in the war and that’s why he’s so mean, but I don’t care why he’s mean, he just scares me. qxd 4/27/2000 20:36 Page 43 has a wire muzzle clamped down around his large snout, which makes him look even more ferocious than he already does. Daddy says he protects the store from robbers, but I just wish Daddy would get his tobacco someplace else.

She always asks me the same three things in the same exact order: 1) How’s school? 2) How’s Sophy? qxd 4/27/2000 20:36 Page 38 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 S 24 R lately? and as soon as I start to answer, her eyes immediately begin scanning the restaurant in hopes of recognizing someone she can then wave to and reel over to their table so she doesn’t have to talk to me. I don’t even mind that so much, but what I do mind is that as part of this obligatory outing, she gives me advice on some aspect of my behavior that I should improve.

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