Along the Old Trail; A History of the Old and a Story of the New Santa Fe Trail


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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 Excerpt: …the conversion of such a man. Then he appealed to the faithful ones, the old “he pillars” of the church, and said to theta, now he was ready to die. He had accomplished the one grand object of his life. Hie had converted the wickedest man in the country, and was willing now and at once to die, for he knew he; would go right straight to heaven. Then he called upon the faithful ones to arise and give in their experience, which they did, each one singly, and said, they too, like thei preacher, were willing to die right now and here, for they knew that they too would go right straight to heaven for helping to carry out this great work. In fact, most of them said, like the preacher, that they wanted to die right now so they could all go to heaven rejoicing together. Dave sat there silent with bowed head. He told me afterwards, he nelver in all his scrapes was in such a hot box in his life. He said he would much rather to have been in a hot all around fight with a dozen fellows Threshing the Golden Grain near Sterling, Kansas poping at him all at once, than to have! been there. Hie said he would have been more at ease, and felt more at home, and I expect he told the truth. Finally he raised to his feet and acknowledged he( had been hard hit and the bullet had struck a vital spot, and at last religion had been poured into him; that he felt it tingling from his toes through his whole body, even to his finger tips, and he kne(w he had religion now sure, and if he died now would surely go to heaven, and pulling both of his six shooters in from of him, he said further, for fear that some of the brothers here tonight might backslidq and thereby lose their chance of heaven he thought they had better all die tonight together as they had so expressed themselves, …

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