Hoping the clever canine will lead them to his master's gold, a trio of hapless outlaws plan to dog-nap Walter, Otis the prospector's best friend, after the old man goes on a brief vacation and temporarily leaves the pup with Hoss at the Ponderosa. Written by
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Obie says he hasn't seen his sister since" '43,nigh on 16 years." this places the story sometime around 1859. See more
Hoss and even Pa spend time practicing with a Sousaphone, an instrument which was not invented until 1898. They are, at least, using the early model with a bell pointing directly up like a tuba, known as a rain-catcher. See more