Odell makes Hearst a proposition involving "the color", causing his mother to fret further for his safety. The camp elders hold another Gem meeting to map out a strategy to deal with Hearst. Their solution, proposed by Bullock via a letter to the family of a slain Cornishman, promises to make news in The Pioneer. Steve offers Fields a reason to stay in Deadwood, though the latter won't bite. Jane is convinced to bunk up with Joanie at Shaunessy's. Written by
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The Origin of the Species first edition was released in 1859 in England. It seems unlikely that a man like E.B. Farnum would be quoting from that work less then twenty years after its release. Especially in the Dakota territory. When the resistance to this theory is factored in, it seems unlikely that the average American man would know anything about evolution until after the Scopes monkey trial in 1925. See more
We'd a meeting I ought to have asked you to.
What topic commended my presence? Reprobates? The elderly?