By Charles G. West
Clint Connor stole a horse to guard it from its brutal owner?and went to reformatory for his difficulty. stuck up in a bold jailbreak, Connor is now at the run from either the law?and the lawless.
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Enrique tried his best to stand up straight and tall like his father. ” asked Santa Anna. Enrique’s mother looked very brave as she spoke. ” 29 30 Enrique felt cold fill his heart. His father was dead. ” asked Santa Anna. ” Santa Anna nodded and then gave Enrique’s mother a blanket and two silver dollars. ” He waved her away. There was nothing Enrique could do. He clenched his hands tightly at his side and stared at the man who killed his father. He would never forget the face of Santa Anna. It would haunt him the rest of his life, even years later when Texas and all the Tejanos were free from Mexico.