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JOHN GARNER'S TRAIL HERD
C OME all you old timers and listen to my song; ■I'll make it short as possible and I'll not keep you long; I'll relate to you about the time you all remember
well When we,'with old Joe Garner, drove a beef herd up the trail.
When we left the ranch it was early in the spring, We had as good a corporal as ever rope did swing, Good hands and good horses, good outfit through
and through,— We went well equipped, we were a jolly crew.
We had no little herd — two thousand head or more —
And some as wild a brush beeves as you ever saw before.
We swung to them all the way and sometimes by the tail,—
Oh, you know we had a circus as we all went up the trail.
All things went on well till we reached the open
ground, And then them cattle turned in and they gave us