Miscellany: Nov. 11, 1929

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Boot Hill

Surviving settlers of Dodge City, Kan., met there last week in a "Last Roundup." Hoar and weazened pioneers spun yarns of the bad days, recalled the town's early importance as shipping point for buffalo hide, as "payoff centre" after the Santa Fe railroad went through (1872). A parade was held with a covered wagon, stage coach, "buffalo bones" float (displaying a famed pioneer commodity), oldtime "soddie"

(sod-house) on wheels. In a great wooden tabernacle Evangelist Billy Sunday shouted against sin. The oldsters knew what he was talking...

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