The loafers and bibbers around caught the farce of it, and roared.
The bibbers of this famed wine were wont to be termed "Canary birds."
He broke into Bibbers' account of what he had done one time in Sonora.
Percy Pearl stood cool, unflinching, and Bibbers settled back.
Tenney had told him that Bibbers had been talking for an hour, and evidently he had also been lying for an hour.
Joe edged unobtrusively up beside the Garrow brothers and looked with interest at Bibbers Townley.
Three years ago, then in his late teens, Bibbers had left Tenney's Crossing.
For a couple of moments Joe listened with great interest to a lurid tale of a battle which Bibbers had had with eight Apaches.
In spite of the fact that Bibbers had been lying, the spirit of something bright and wonderful had been present.
He thought again of the night in Tenney's store, and of Bibbers Townley telling about the west.