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Early that evening George went into Ransom Surbeck's pool room with Seth Richmond and Art Wilson, son of the town butcher.
George Willard went out of the pool room and into Main Street.
Out of doors under the black sky filled with stars he forgot his companions of the pool room.
Michael was the promotor's brother, and ran the Yellowstone pool rooms where he made goodly sums on the fight game.