EASTERN LADY (traveling in Montana) - "The idea of calling this the 'Wild-West'! Why, I never saw such politeness anywhere."
COWBOY - "We're allers perlite to ladies, ma'am."
EASTERN LADY - "Oh, as for that, there is plenty of politeness everywhere. But I refer to the men. Why, in New York the men behave horribly towards one another; but here they treat one another as delicately as gentlemen in a drawing-room."
COWBOY - "Yes, ma'am; it's safer." - Abbie C. Dixon.