The widow was extremely fair to look upon. Harry and Jack were extremely in love with her, though their characters were widely different. Each tried to keep the other from getting an advantage. One day, Harry slipped in from the range, and proposed to the widow. That fair lady promptly rejected him. A short time afterward, Jack called. Did the lady reject Jack? Not much. A couple of days later, at the post office, "Bright Eyes," a young Indian girl, was insulted by Harry. The widow interfered between Harry and the Indian girl. Harry then transferred his attentions to the widow, whereupon Jack knocked him down, and real live gun play was averted only by the appearance of several cowboys, who separated them. One day the widow and her little boy were out rowing on the river with Jack. They landed to take a walk through the woods, leaving the child sitting in the boat. Harry appeared at this point, and true to his nature, sought to get revenge by pushing the boat off and letting it drift ...
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