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added, "I suppose you know what I want. You've been watching for
this day, eh, Martin? All Fallon County's sitting on its
"Oh, I haven't been worrying. A fellow situated like me, with a
hundred and sixty right in the way of a coal company, can afford
to be independent."
"You understand our procedure, Martin," Robinson continued. "We
are frank and aboveboard. We set the price, and if you can't see
your way clear to take it there are no hard feelings. We simply
call it off--for good."
Wade knew how true this was. When the mining first began, several