Occasionally the first son of an English family wishes he were second, preferring the gay and easy life to the pressure of a coronet, and many an available candidate for the house of peers ... See full summary
Howlin' Jones (1913) Online
Occasionally the first son of an English family wishes he were second, preferring the gay and easy life to the pressure of a coronet, and many an available candidate for the house of peers has quietly slipped away to some far corner of the earth, to lose himself in preference to entering the world of politics and submit to the irksome conventions of its social obligations. So it came about that Rowland-Jones (who is in reality Lord Howland), comes to America, incognito, and slides down into the great lone land of Arizona, to try out himself, get next to the people, and incidentally a lot of other "varmints," and try to earn his own living at some occupation not quite as laborious as golf or as dangerous as polo, as extravagant as baccarat, or as asinine as sitting in the club windows, watching the ladies crossing Picadilly on rainy days. The English lordling has the "h's" in his name dropped by the cowboys on the Diamond S Ranch, and becomes known as "'Owlin' Jones," but after he gets...
|William Duncan||-||Howlin' Jones|
|Rex De Rosselli||-||Jim Thorpe|
|Florence Dye||-||Mrs. Thorpe|
|Myrtle Stedman||-||Sallie Thorpe|