With the advent of the Gringos, or white people, into Old Mexico, many picturesque, and often-times thrilling romances took places. One in particular that was long remembered on the Mexican border was that of Ysobel Juan and the young American doctor, Frank Livingston. As was the custom in Mexican families, Don Juan, Ysobel's father, had arranged for her to marry young Jose, the son of a rich neighboring Don. Ysobel, just passing sixteen and with a mind of her own, had other views upon the subject of her own marriage, and Jose did not figure in them. So when the handsome, young Dr. Livingston made his appearance upon the scene and began to cast longing eyes towards Ysobel, that hoydenish young lady straightway fell head over heels in love with him, much to the disgust of Jose. This jealousy found its climax on the day that Ysobel and Livingston went horseback riding together out along the Verduga Gorge. Jose, filled with hatred and liquor, decided to do away with his white rival. So, ...
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