DODGE: THE OLD HELL-RAISING TRAIL'S END

by William MacLeod Raine. Originally published in 1925. A Story of the Old Hell-raising Trail's End, Where the Colt Was King.   IT WAS in the days when the new railroad was pushing through the country of the plains Indians that a drunken cowboy got on the train at a way station in Kansas. John Bender, the conductor, asked him for his ticket. He had none, but he pulled out a handful of gold pieces.   "I wantta--g-go to--h-hell," he hiccoughed.   Bender did not hesitate an instant. "Get off at Dodge. One dollar, please."   Dodge City Continue reading