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58 TEXIAN STOMPING GROUNDS
guest checked out. The Easterner became acquainted with a
native who of course knew the ropes. The two drank a number
of beers and upon leaving the room the native merely motioned
to the waiter to put them down on the cuff. Later they were
eating some Mexican beans and the newcomer asked what
they were. "Frijoles," was the answer.
"By golly, this is a fine country; free-holies and free beer,"
exclaimed the Easterner with great enthusiasm.
But maybe these yarns ain't worth a hill of beans anyhow,
so let's go and get some frijoles while you tell your own bean
Here’s what’s next.
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Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964. Texian Stomping Grounds, book, 1941; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67663/m1/66/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Press.