Ardmore's family, with the single exception of his sister, Mrs. Atchison, bored him immensely.
Atchison had given them all they needed while Willie was alive.
On the slavery side, Senator Atchison, of Missouri, was to be reckoned as one of the leaders.
They founded Atchison and other places and sent in settlers.
A shave is half a dollar—gold; in Washoe and in Atchison, but a paper quarter.
There was no question of Mrs. Atchison's complete surprise now.
Mrs. Atchison moved forward slightly, but evinced no other sign of surprise.
And Mrs. Atchison was quite right in her surmise, as we shall see.
I obtained a claim to 160 acres of land, twelve miles from Atchison, and on the banks of the Stranger Creek.
It was dangerous to undertake it, and I had to stay in Atchison.