Usually considerate, in the excitement of the moment they used the brutal methods of the "buster." "They've doubled back on us!" cried McHale. "Cut through them cottonwoods somewheres and let us go by a-hellin'. Fooled us, by glory, like we was a pair of hide-an'-go-seek kids. Yes there they go now! Look up by the top past that cut bank!" He lifted his rifle as he spoke.