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A r uler of Meni i1
thrown into a dungeon - the mysterious message from
the senorita - then the outburst - the fighting on the
plaza - the -
"'Don't be a fool,' says O'Connor, interrupting. 'But
that's the only woman in the world for me, Bowers. The
('Connors are as quick to love as they are to fight. I
shall wear that rose over me heart when I lead me men into
action. For a good battle to be fought there must be
some woman to give it power.'
"'Every time,' I agreed, 'if you want to have a good
lively scrap. There's only one thing bothering me. In
the novels the light-haired friend of the hero always gets
killed. Think 'em all over that you've read, and you'll
see that I'm right. I think I'll step down to the Botica
Espafiola and lay in a bottle of walnut stain before war is
"'How will I find out her name?" says O'Connor, lay-
ing his chin in his hand.
"'"Why don't you go across the street and ask her?'
"'Will ye never regard anything in life seriously?' says
O'Connor, looking down at me like a schoolmaster.
"'Maybe she meant the rose for me,' I said, whistling
the Spanish Fandango.
"For the first time since I'd known O'Connor, he
laughed. lIe got up and roared and clapped his knees,
and leaned against the wall till the tiles on the roof clat-
tered to the noise of his lungs. Iie went into the back
room and looked at himself in the glass and began and
Here’s what’s next.
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Henry, O., 1862-1910. Rolling Stones, book, 1912; Garden City, New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139359/m1/45/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.