Whispering Smith

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Whispering Smith  (1906) 
by Frank H. Spearman
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Following the trail itself, Whispering Smith rode slowly.

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WHISPERING

SMITH



BY

FRANK H. SPEARMAN

ILLUSTRATED BY

N. C. WYETH



CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS

NEW YORK:::::::::::::::::::: 1906

Copyright, 1906, by
CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS


Published, September, 1906

Charles Scribner's Sons logo.png

TO MY SON

THOMAS CLARK SPEARMAN

IN MEMORY OF

A PIEDMONT WINTER

CONTENTS

  1. chapterpage
  2. I. The Wrecking Boss 1
  3. II. At Smoky Creek 10
  4. III. Dicksie 23
  5. IV. George McCloud 33
  6. V. The Crawling Stone 51
  7. VI. The Final Appeal 60
  8. VII. In Marion's Shop 64
  9. VIII. Smoky Creek Bridge 71
  10. IX. The Misunderstanding 76
  11. X. Sweeping Orders 88
  12. XI. At the Three Horses 93
  13. XII. Parley 103
  14. XIII. The Turn in the Storm 122
  15. XIV. The Quarrel 131
  16. XV. The Shot in the Pass 141
  17. XVI. At the Wickiup 148
    1. XVII. A Test 155
    2. XVIII. New Plans 162
    3. XIX. The Crawling Stone Rise 169
    4. XX. At the Dike 179
    5. XXI. Supper in Camp 197
    6. XXII. A Talk with Whispering Smith 207
    7. XXIII. At the River 217
    8. XXIV. Between Girlhood and Womanhood 225
    9. XXV. The Man on the Frenchman 242
    10. XXVI. Tower 256
    11. XXVII. Pursuit 262
    12. XXVIII. The Sunday Murder 271
    13. XXIX. Williams Cache 281
    14. XXX. The Fight in the Cache 292
    15. XXXI. The Death of Du Sang 305
    16. XXXII. McCloud and Dicksie 312
    17. XXXIII. The Laugh of a Woman 320
    18. XXXIV. A Midnight Visit 327
    19. XXXV. The Call 334
    20. XXXVI. Duty 340
  18. XXXVII. Wickwire 346
  19. XXXVIII. Into the North 352
  20. XXXIX. Among the Coyotes 361
  21. XL. A Sympathetic Ear 373
  22. XLI. Dicksie's Ride 379
  23. XLII. At the Door 389
  24. XLIII. Closing In 395
  25. XLIV. Crawling Stone Wash 403
  26. XLV. Back to the Mountains 413

ILLUSTRATIONS

  1. Following the trail itself. Whispering Smith rode slowly
    Frontispiece
  2. facing
    page
  3. "And whom may I say the message is from?"
    27
  4. These three carried rifles slung across their pommels, and in front of them rode the stranger
    33
  5. Wheeling at arm's length, shot again
    302


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1927.


The author died in 1937, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.