For Denver there were an increase of passengers into the coaches on the eastbound B. & M. share. In one trainer there sat a very pretty young female dressed in graceful taste and surrounded by every one of the luxurious luxuries of an skilled traveler. Among the list of newcomers were two teenage boys, one of handsome presence having a bold, frank countenance and manner; the other a ruffled, glum-faced person, heavily built and roughly dressed up. The two were handcuffed jointly.
As they passed down the passageway of the instructor the only empty seat offered was a turned one facing the desirable young girl. Here the linked few seated themselves. The small woman's look fell upon them with a distant, fast disinterest; in that case with a lovely smile terme conseille her countenance and a young pink tingeing her rounded cheeks, your woman held out a little gray-gloved hand. When ever she chatted her tone of voice, full, fairly sweet, and strategic, proclaimed that its owner was accustomed to speak and be heard.
" Well, Mr. Easton, in case you will make me speak initial, I suppose I must. Don't vou ever recognize old close friends when you meet up with them in the West? "
The younger man roused himself greatly at the appear of her voice, appeared to struggle with a small embarrassment which will he threw off immediately, and then clasped her fingertips with his left hand.
" Is actually Miss Fairchild, " he said, with a smile. " I'll request you to excuse the other hand; " it's otherwise engaged merely at present. "
He a little bit raised his right palm, bound on the wrist by shining " bracelet" to the left one of his companion. The glad look in the girl's eyes slowly and gradually changed to a bewildered fear. The glow faded coming from her cheeks. Her lips parted in a vague, comforting distress. Easton, with a little giggle, as if busy, was about of talking again if the other forestalled him. The glum-faced person had been viewing the women's countenance with veiled looks from his keen, clever eyes.
" You'll excuse me for speaking, miss, however I see if you're acquainted with the marshall...