By Charles H. Red Corn
At the flip of the 20th century, the Osage Indians owned Oklahoma’s Most worthy oil reserves and have become participants of the world’s first filthy rich oil inhabitants. Osage youngsters and grandchildren persevered to appreciate the previous customs and methods, yet now in addition they had lives of rest: paying for huge houses, pricey autos, consuming in fancy eating places, and touring to remote areas. within the Nineteen Twenties, in addition they came upon themselves immersed in a sequence of murders. Charles H. crimson Corn units A Pipe for February by contrast turbulent, exhilarating background.
Tracing the reports of John Grayeagle, the story’s major personality, crimson Corn describes the Osage murders from the point of view of a conventional Osage. different books at the infamous crimes have excited about the greed of presidency officers and businessmen to extend their oil wealth. pink Corn specializes in the nature of the Osage humans, drawing on his personal stories and insights as a member of the Osage Tribe.
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He knows the barn well and did not need much light to bring a bucket of oats to each of the horses. It was a routine that Tom and the horses knew well. I waited in the tack room for a few minutes while the horses ate the oats. The smell of leather reminds me of good and pleasant times. I carried the blankets, saddles, and bridles out to the wide main aisle of the barn where the lantern hung and we saddled the horses. Seneca is a pinto and Choctaw a big bay. Osage was the first horse Dad named after a tribe.
Soon he lost the cigarette and was able to curse the heifers out loud. In about twenty minutes things settled down. The cattle were out of the two cars and into the pens. It took about as long to unload as we had thought. Roper signed the papers that accepted the 40 CHARLES H. RED CORN shipment and the engineer started stoking up the engine and slowly leaving. ” Roper asked me. ” “Damn,” Roper said. He still was not ready for humor. Cloud hooked a bell to the rope on the neck of the gentle lead cow.
Tom took a deep drag from his cigarette. ” That night Tom circled the hill and watched the hiding place but whoever had been there did not show up. Tom said he would keep an eye on the hill. CHAPTER 5 The morning following our return from Colorado, Roper called on the telephone. He wanted to meet for lunch at the Santa Fe Railroad Depot to wait for a telegraph message that would confirm the shipment of cattle from Kansas City. Roper has been a good friend since grade school. He says his Indian blood only shows in his nose.