The Sheriff of Badger: A Tale of the Southwest Borderland
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The Sheriff of Badger: A Tale of the Southwest Borderland

By George Pattullo
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  • The SHERIFF OF BADGER
  • A TALE OF THE SOUTHWEST BORDERLAND
    • ILLUSTRATED
    • D. APPLETON AND COMPANY NEW YORK AND LONDON: MCMXII
    • Copyright, 1912, by D. APPLETON AND COMPANY
    • Copyright, 1909, 1911, by The Curtis Publishing Company Copyright, 1911, 1912, by Street and Smith Copyright, 1910, by the Pearson Publishing Company >Published June, 1912 Printed in the United States of America
    • Acknowledgments are due to The Saturday Evening Post, Pearson's Magazine and The Popular Magazine for permission to use some of the material in this book.
    • TO A. W. BALLANTYNE
    • The Sheriff of Badger
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • THE SHERIFF OF BADGER
  • CHAPTER I
    • LAFE JOHNSON ARRIVES AT THE LAZY L RANCH
  • CHAPTER II
    • CERTAIN COMPLICATIONS RESULT
    • "She and Johnson rode together every day."
  • CHAPTER III
    • CONCERNING A BABY'S WAIL
  • CHAPTER IV
    • OUT OF A JOB
  • CHAPTER V
    • AN INCIPIENT LOVE AFFAIR
  • CHAPTER VI
    • DISCOMFITURE OF A GUNFIGHTER
  • CHAPTER VII
    • JOHNSON IS ELECTED SHERIFF OF BADGER
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • A FEUD AND WHAT CAME OF IT
  • CHAPTER IX
    • AN INQUEST AND A SURPRISE
  • CHAPTER X
    • A JOURNEY TO SATAN'S KINGDOM
  • CHAPTER XI
    • A WAITRESS TO THE RESCUE
  • CHAPTER XII
    • THE SHERIFF SETTLES A CONJUGAL DISPUTE
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • AND HETTY COMES TO BADGER TO LIVE
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • THE SHERIFF ENSNARED
  • CHAPTER XV
    • HOW HE WON A WIFE
  • CHAPTER XVI
    • THE GUNFIGHTER RETURNS AND DELAYS WEDDING
  • CHAPTER XVII
    • JOHNSON MEETS A FRIEND OF HETTY'S
  • CHAPTER XVIII
    • A SACRIFICE AND ITS PUNISHMENT
  • CHAPTER XIX
    • BUFFALO JIM GIVES WISE COUNSEL
  • CHAPTER XX
    • THE SHERIFF PURGES TOWN OF BADGER
  • CHAPTER XXI
    • A FIGHT IN THE DARK
    • "As Lafe was coming from dinner ... a Mexican handed him a letter."
  • CHAPTER XXII
    • CAPTURE OF MOFFATT, THE GUNMAN
  • CHAPTER XXIII
    • THE WEDDING
  • CHAPTER XXIV
    • THE BRIDE IS LOST
  • CHAPTER XXV
    • JOHNSON BECOMES BOSS OF THE ANVIL
  • CHAPTER XXVI
    • ENTERS TROUBLE
  • CHAPTER XXVII
    • A CLEVER WOMAN AND A MISUNDERSTANDING
  • CHAPTER XXVIII
    • RECONCILIATION—MRS. VINING EXPERIENCES A CHANGE OF HEART
  • CHAPTER XXIX
    • LAFE HELPS A DESERTER
  • CHAPTER XXX
    • AND DISCOVERS HETTY'S BROTHER
  • CHAPTER XXXI
    • GREAT EXPECTATIONS IN JOHNSON FAMILY
  • CHAPTER XXXII
    • BIRTH OF LAFE JOHNSON, JR.
  • CHAPTER XXXIII
    • JOHNSON ONCE MORE IN ROLE OF SHERIFF
  • CHAPTER XXXIV
    • HE ARRESTS A SUSPECT
  • CHAPTER XXXV
    • THE DEATH DICE
  • CHAPTER XXXVI
    • RESPONSIBILITY SITS HEAVILY ON LAFE
  • CHAPTER XXXVII
    • BUT THE BOSS AGAIN PROVES HIS METTLE
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII
    • HOW A MOFFATT HENCHMAN WAS OUSTED
  • CHAPTER XXXIX
    • NEWS FROM BUFFALO JIM
  • CHAPTER XL
    • HE ARRIVES TO VISIT THE JOHNSONS
  • CHAPTER XLI
    • A NIGHT RIDE AND DEATH OF BUFFALO JIM
  • CHAPTER XLII
    • MIDDLE LIFE
  • CHAPTER XLIII
    • MOFFATT ONCE MORE
  • CHAPTER XLIV
    • THE DUEL IN THE MALPAIS
    • "So now Lafe, Jr., flattened out in his fissure in equal danger with his father."
  • CHAPTER XLV
    • THE END
    • THE END
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