Beginning with the Indians, attired in all the regalia of their native dress, the parade followed with pioneer missionaries who had brought the gospel to the red man from earliest days; Hudson's Bay Company factors and traders with their Red River carts; the whiskey traders and smugglers; veterans of the original North-West Mounted Police, who came to Alberta in 1874; and the pioneer cowmen, ranch owners, chuckwagons, roundup cooks and their cavy or loose band of saddle horses.
It enjoyed a fine financial success but the "Big Four", as the four pioneer cowmen sponsors had been named, never accepted one cent of profits accruing to them under the terms of their contract.
Why would Texas cowmen
and Michigan teachers hit it off?
I HAVE OFTEN WONDERED HOW RODGERS and Hammerstein, two urban Jewish theatre artists, managed to write wildly successful musicals about farmers and cowmen
in Oklahoma, barkers on a carousel or the Von Trapp family climbing the Alps.
Orange cow, also known as Cowmen
Mooranda, had tropical fruit piled between her horns.
In my last ten years living in south Texas I have heard and seen lots of people calling themselves cowboys, cowmen
and cattlemen etc., while peering out of the GMC truck windshield.
However, in the late 80s, the Taylors were forced to lay off one of their two cowmen
- Bill, a man in his 60s who had worked at the farm since his schooldays.
Prior to the June 2 Tony Awards, Cameron Mackintosh was sounding remarkably sanguine about the revival of a musical horse race--if that phrase can be applied to shows that feature a cow ("Into the Woods") and cavorting cowmen
That is to say nothing of the actual job itself because, as many members tell me, it is extremely difficult to get cowmen
Raised on the Florida frontier, Hart absorbed his father's belief in law and justice along with the democratic spirit of the "cracker" cowmen
. Admitted to the bar in 1842, Hart built a legal and political career in Fort Pierce, Key West, and Tampa.
Beginning in 1869 a lucrative Cuban market opened to Florida cowmen
, and by the late 1870s the town "became a mercantile center and a mecca for cattlemen and their families" (67).