Lancer Trivia Answers
by  JEB


Child of Rock and Sunlight 

  1. What day is Scott supposed to take the stage?


  1. What do the Sickles and Pearl find on Scott that’s valuable?

A shipping order for 3,000 head of cattle and $11 in cash 

  1. What crude signaling device did Andy Jack have?

    A heliograph

  1. What book does Scott use to give Andy Jack reading lessons?

    The Bible 

  1. How much is the bounty on Luke Sickles?



The Heart of Pony Alice 

  1. What was given to the horse that Johnny bought from Wilf Guthrie to make it look fat and sassy?


  1. What is the name of the town in that Wilf Guthrie is in when Johnny goes looking for him?

     Witness Tree

  1. What is printed on the sign at the livery stable?

Grand Horse Auction

Tuesday, August 17th 

  1. How much does the Bath House charge for a bath?


  1. What does Pony call Johnny’s six-shooter?

     A Texas Equalizer

  1. What kind of officer of the law does the town have?

   A Constable

  1. How much does a room cost at Florida’s boarding house?

$3.00 a night 

  1. How much does Guthrie want for Pony from Johnny?

$120 plus everything he has on him and his six gun besides 

  1. Name the pranks that Pony pulls at Lancer while waiting for her uncle.

    Salt in the boot polish, dogs in the smoke house and a corral gate left open         several times allowing the cattle to get out.


The Black McGloins Party 

  1. What does the McGloins dinner supposedly consist of?

     Nothing but potatoes

  1. How much land surrounds the house that the McGloins have moved into?

60 acres 

  1.  How much rent is Scott going to charge them to stay there?


  1.  What is the name of the sow that was the mother of the stolen piglets?


  1. What is the name of the owner of that sow?


  1. What is the name of the body of water that Jelly and Johnny are headed for in order to check on the condition of the dam?

Green Creek


The Kid 

  1. What doesn’t Johnny have in his saddlebags that the kid thinks he should have?

Food (jerky at the very least) 

  1. What is the name of the boy who tries to rob Johnny?

Andy Cutler 

  1.  What are the contents of the boy’s pocket when Scott places them on the table?

A ball of string, $1.37 in cash and a jackknife with a broken blade.  Also a half fare ticket for one on the stage from McCall’s Crossing to Sacramento. 

  1. What are the names of the ranchers the boy holds responsible for the death of his father?

   Dan Marvin and Toby Jencks

  1.  What is the boy’s sister’s name?
  1.  How much does Johnny tell the kid Barranca will sell for and under what condition?


  1.  On which hand does Johnny wear a glove when he rides into town?

      Left (which makes no sense considering he’s right handed)


Black Angel 

  1. What causes Murdoch to pause as he and the boys are supposed to be leaving Jelly’s quarters?

The smell of perfume/cologne/after shave in the air 

  1. Name the perfumes/colognes that the boys find on the dresser.

   Eau de Lavender de Romantique and Wildflowers in Spring for the Complete Gentleman

  1. Which lady does Scott identify as Jelly’s lady love in Morro Coyo?

   Miss Delaney

  1. Which lady does Johnny identify as Jelly’s lady love in Morro Coyo?

   Widow Lacy

  1. What is the wager between the boys on who’s right?

$1.00 apiece 

  1. What is the name of Jelly’s lady love?


  1. How long have they known each other?

    Three weeks

  1. How much are the insurance policies worth that Jelly and the lady have?


  1. What do the boys tell the insurance salesman they do for a living?

  Johnny tells him that they’re gunfighters



  1. How far is Lancer from the town the men are in?

100 miles South 

  1. What does the sign advertise that Scott takes an interest in?

   A church dance

  1. How long do the passengers have before the stage leaves?

  Three minutes

  1. What is the name of the restaurant in this town?

   Bee Cafe

  1. What are the names of the bounty hunters?

   Lucas Hatcher and Wade Hackett

  1. How much is the reward they’re after?


  1. What is the name of the wanted man?

  Jonas Barrett

  1. How much does it cost to rent a rig at the livery stable?

$2.00 a day with a $10 deposit 

  1. Where was the crime committed?

   Denver, Colorado

  1. How is the wanted man described?

25 with fair hair and blue eyes 

  1. How does Scott describe Julie to Johnny?

24, short, dark brown hair and pretty 

  1. Where does the fight take place in which Jonas Barrett is killed?

   Twin Rapids

  1. How many head of cattle has Murdoch made a deal for?



The Prodigal 

  1. Where does the story open?

San Francisco 

  1. Who is Murdoch’s old friend that he meets in the hotel?

Marcy Dane 

  1. What is the name of her son?


  1. What are the names of Murdoch’s cattlemen friends with whom he is playing poker?

Clem Carver and Tim Phillips 

  1. What was Mrs. Dane’s son’s sentence for being AWOL?

60 days in the stockade 

  1. How much money does he need for passage money for he and his friend to take a boat?

  $600 ($300 apiece)

  1. How much money do the escapees steal from Murdoch’s safe?



Lamp in the Wilderness 

  1. What are the names of the three children that Murdoch ends up bringing home with him?

Running Fox (9), Dull Knife (7) and Running Nose (6)  

  1. What tribe are they from?


  1. Is it two boys and one girl or two girls and one boy?

    Two boys and one girl

  1. What is the name of the little girl who clings to the teacher?

   Gray Squirrel

  1. Why does Curley want the boys from the school?

   To harvest the squash

  1. What is Curley’s tribal name?

   Trailing The Enemy

  1. How long was Curley a scout before returning to his village?

5 years

  1. What is the teacher’s name?

   Rebecca Brown


Dreams of Falcons 

  1. Where is the water problem in this episode (as in lack of water)?

   Spanish Wells

  1. What is the location of the best source of water?

   Squaw Hill

  1. How many cowboys harass Chad while he waits for Murdoch and Johnny?


  1. What is the name of the man Chad befriends in this story?

    Otto Mueller

  1. What is the man working on?

   A Flying Machine

  1. How much is Buck charging for the water he’s willing to provide?

25c a bucket


Last Train For Charlie Poe 

  1. What color is the tablecloth on the table in the Poe’s kitchen?

   Blue and white checked

  1. How many people does the table seat?


  1. What is the name of the Judge that Murdoch approaches on the street?

    Homer Ord

  1. What town are they in when all this is happening?

    Spanish Wells

  1. What is the name of the man who is forcing people from their homes?


  1. How long was Charlie in prison?

12 years 

  1. What is the name of the Sheriff?


  1. How much money is in the safe in the express car?




  1. Where were Scott and Murdoch returning from on the stage?


  1. How much money did Murdoch get for the horses they sold?


  1. Where is the money from that they got for the horses?

   Stockton Bank

  1. How much does the storekeeper offer Glory for her “diamond” stickpin?

   $2.00 cash or $3.00 trade  (He’s not in the jewelry business)

  1. How long until the next stage to San Jose?

   A week

  1. Who, according to Scott, is the mayor of St. Louis?

Emmett Russell 

  1. How much land does Glory claim to have in San Jose?

2,000 acres 

  1. How much money does she want as a “good faith” down payment?


  1. Does Murdoch use his left or his right hand to hold his fork?

   Left – he eats European style

  1. How far is Lancer from San Jose?

100 miles 

  1. What is the name of Murdoch’s friend in San Jose?

   Cleve Harper

  1. How much money does Murdoch give Scott to make the trip to Stockton to buy the purebred bull that they saw?

   $600 (for the bull and a bottle of whiskey if he so desires)


Cut The Wolf Loose 

  1. What is the name of the mission?

      God’s House 

  1. What killed Laura’s father?


  1. What’s different, for a while, about Jelly and Scott?

    They’re wearing each other’s hats

  1. When did the cantina change ownership?

    Six months ago

  1. What are the names of the fancier places down the street from the cantina?

   The Silver Dollar and Lannigan’s

  1. On what numbers does Scott places his bets at the wheel of fortune?

#s 4, 7 and 12 

  1. What is the name of the owner of the cantina?

   Mr. Durham

  1. Name one of the Indians at the mission.

Bear Paw, Wichita Jim


The Gifts 

  1. Name the three gifts and who bought which one.

   Steoptican – Scott, Winchester Rifle – Johnny, the sow - Jelly

100. What is the name of Jelly’s gift?


101. Where does the young artist want to go?

            San Francisco (and the world from there)

102.  What killed her parents and left her with a bad heart?

     Rheumatic Fever

103.  What is the name of the young man that is killed in front of the saloon?

           Jim Mumford

104. What is wrong with Mr. Mumford?

  He’s blind and crippled (in a wheelchair)

105.  What medicinal plant does Jelly need?


106.  Besides his gift for Murdoch what did Jelly buy with his hard-earned money?

A new pair of boots

107.  What does Murdoch wind up receiving as gifts from his sons and Jelly?

          A small painting done by the young artist, the “L” off of the rifle stock and Arabella the sow



108.  Where is the bank located at which Scott has just conducted business for Murdoch?

            Green River

109. What is the name of the girl Scott helps?

    Polly Foley

110. What is the name of her father-in-law?

   Gant Foley

111.  Where do the Foleys intend to meet to coordinate their search for the girl?

          Cross Creek     

112.  What is painted on the sign at the abandoned way station Scott takes her to?

          Monterey Stage Line – Oak Flat Station 

113.  How much does the girl’s father-in-law offer her for the baby she’s about to have?


114. What name is the baby given? 

          Martha Ann Foley 


Good-Bye Lizzie 

115.  What’s the name of the blacksmith with whom Murdoch is conducting business?


116.  What is Lizzie’s proper name?

     Elizabeth Cramer

117.What was Lizzie’s husband’s name?


118.What does Lizzie find in the house that reminds her of her daughter?

   A raggedy Ann type doll

119.What is Lizzie’s daughter’s name?


120.Name two of Lizzie’s “boys”.


121.What is the cause of Lizzie’s death?

A beam from her burning house falls on her



122.What is the name of the leader of the rowdies that come into the saloon?


123.Why doesn’t Johnny escape after helping the Kentuckians?

Because he’s wounded in the leg

124.What does Chad save Johnny from?

   A rattlesnake

125.What, reportedly, is Chad and Callie’s last name?


126.What word does Callie use for ambushed?


127.How far is the road to Lancer from the camp the three of them are in?

  100 yards 

128.How far from Lancer are they when Johnny sends Callie to the ranch?

   Twelve miles

129.What is the date of the entry in the book (journal?) Murdoch has that tells of the death of a Buford at the hands of a Lancre?

   January 8, 1859

130.What is the name of the Lancre who killed him?

  Lance Lancre


Blind Man’s Bluff 

131.What is the name of the man at the line shack?

  Lem Cable

132.What kind of animal does Mattie ride?

  A mule

133.What is distinctive about it?

   It’s white

134.What is the distance between Johnny and his bushwhackers?

800 yards

135.Where does Mattie hide Johnny when she pulls him out of the water?

Behind a waterfall 

136.Where is Mattie’s cabin located?

Near Hard Luck Notch 

137.What is the name of the “town” it’s located near?

  Hard Luck

138.What does the note Mattie leaves Johnny say?

“Becuz I luv you.  Mattie.”


The Lorelie 

139.What is the name of the only woman in the poker game?


140.What is the name of the assayer’s wife?


141.What is the assayer’s name?

 Jess Barton

142.How much money is Jelly to get as an initial payment on the mine interest?


143.Where does Johnny drive Jelly?

  To San Francisco

144.What is the name of the hotel Jelly will be staying at?

  The Majestic Hotel

145.How much money did Jelly keep from the price of the ore for “walking around money”?


146.How much was the mine stock selling for in San Francisco and New York?

$10.00 a share


Blue Skies for Willie Sharp 

147.What is the bet that the Lancers and Jelly have?

They all put money into a hat and the one who catches the biggest fish wins it all 

148.How does Johnny do his best fishing?

He pulls out his pistol and shoots at them (didn’t hit anything though) 

149.What is Willie’s grandfather’s name?

“Kansas Bill” Sharpe 

150.What is the name of the town where he is reportedly living?


151.Who “owns” the town?

A “Colonel” Andrews


Splinter Group 

152.Why is Scott lost in the badlands?

He drank some bad water and became disoriented 

153.Name the three people that find him.

  Samuel Calhoun, his daughter Sarah and a man named Rufus

154.What part of the supplies being given to them does the leader of the group reject in favor of vegetables?


155.What incident are these people fleeing from?

A shooting during a strike at a mine 

156.How much is the reward for the leader of the group?


157.Where did the incident they’re fleeing from take place?

 Cripple Creek, Colorado 

158.Name the people Sheriff Sam Jayson wants for his posse.

 Lafe Jackson & son, and the Widow Evans’ son 

159.What does Jelly feed the children while waiting for his stew to cook?

  One dried apricot apiece

160.What is the name of Scott’s special friend in the group?



The Great Humbug 

161.How much money did the little girl in the audience “win”?


162.How much money is land worth right now according to Scott?

  About 14c an acre

163.What is the name of Murdoch’s friend who lives in the mountains?

  Jay McKillen

164.How much money does Murdoch give his friend for his worthless land?


165.What is Teresa doing while she sits on the porch?

Needlework or embroidery 

166.What is the name of Uncle Dan’l Drew’s company?

The Great Spanish Wells Land and Exploration Company

167.Where is the land located that Murdoch buys from his friend?

Bone Mountain 

168.What time is the stage that the con man (medicine man) is supposed to be on?


169.How much money did Buttermere leave for Lavinia’s schooling?


170.What did Buttermere have when he left Lancer?

Saddlebags full of soap and a Lancer horse


The High Riders 

171.How much is Scott offered to hear his father out?

$1000.00 and all expenses paid to California 

172.How much is Johnny offered for “an hour of your time”?


173.How far is Johnny from Morro Coyo when the stage picks him up?

  Ten miles

174.How many vaqueros does Murdoch tell the boys he used to have?


175.How many vaqueros does he have now?

18 (but they’re the “cream of the crop” – the best ones) 

176.What is the denomination of the coins that Johnny tells Scott he’s been finding all over the place?

$20.00 gold pieces 

177.How does Johnny refer to his brother as Scott and Cipriano prepare to lead a group into the mountains presumably on a hunt for Pardee?

A couple of cowhands and a “tin soldier”

178.What time do Pardee and his bunch plan to raid Lancer?


179.What are Johnny’s “famous last words” after the battle?

“I can make it”

180.What is the name of Murdoch’s lawyer?

 Mr. Randall


The Rivals 

181.Who bids $15 on a horse at the beginning of the story?


182.Who follows up with a $20 bid?


183.How many of the people in attendance at the auction only came to watch Murdoch and Aggie bid against each other?

   According to Johnny it’s 90%

184.How much do the horses Murdoch was bidding on finally go for?


185.What is Aggie’s full name?

  Agatha Conway

186.What was Aggie’s husband’s name?


187.What did he call his special chair?

The Judgment Seat 

188.Who is Aggie engaged to?

Buck Addison


Jelly Hoskins American Dream 

189.Where is Murdoch when the story opens?


190.What kind of animal does Jelly believe is a misfit?

A Brahma bull

191.How much does Jelly wind up paying for his new “friend”?


192.What does he name it?

Humpty Dumpty

193.What is the name of the man from town that thinks Jelly has bought a freak?


194.How much does he offer Jelly to take it off his hands?


195.What must you say to get the animal moving?

“Come on Hump” 

196.What does the cow eat that makes her sick?

Lots and lots of carrots

197.What was the name of the circus owner to whom Jelly’s friend belonged?

Dr. Adair


The Experiment 

198.What is the name of Murdoch’s friend who’s running the experimental prison farm?

Nate Benedict

199.Where is the land located that Murdoch donated for the farm?

Cedar Canyon

200.How far is it from the ranch?

10 miles

201.What was the dream Murdoch and his friend shared?

An experimental prison farm where there were no cells and the men could be outdoors with good food to eat and clean fresh air 

202.What is Ox’s real name?

Joseph Howard

203.What did Ox do to end up in prison?

He badly beat three men who were tormenting an old drunk

204.Of which court was Billy a ward from the ages of 6 – 12?

El Paso, Texas

205.Name the three board members who “visit” the camp.

Mr. Leach (tall and slim), Mrs. Stafford and Dan Oliver (overweight) 


Shadow of a Dead Man 

206.What object has Jelly just “repaired”?

A watering trough

207.Whose land has just been taken over by land grabbers from back east?

Carley Johnson

208.How far from Lancer is Murdoch’s land at Cabot Springs?

200 miles 

209.What does Johnny say is the only thing you can grow on that land?


210.How is Harner’s horse injured?

His fetlock has been scraped with a knife 

211.How much does Johnny sell the land for?

$1.00 and some homemade biscuits

The Fix-It Man


212.  How much is the cost of the broken plate glass window at the saloon?


213.  Which town is it in?

Spanish Wells 

214.  Who is Murdoch’s VIP guest?

George something – he’s the Lieutenant Governor of the state 

215.  How much money did Scott pledge to have the jail built?


216.  Who owns the saloon and what relation is he to Charlie?

Jed Kirby.  Charlie “adopted” him when he was a kid. 

217.  How much will Charlie charge to build the jail?

$1.00 a day and Lancer furnishes the tools 

218.  What does the sign say that’s hung on the jail at the end?

Chas. Wingate 1871



219.  How much money has Murdoch just deposited in the bank?


220.  What does Jelly call Murdoch’s cigars?

Cuban Gaspers

221.  Name the eight boys Jelly is taking care of.  Extra point for each one you can describe.

  Willy – about 14 with red hair

Sawdust – the older of two blonds

So-So – a Chinese boy

Boomer – African American

Chief – Native American

Pokey – smaller redhead probably about 12

Juanito – Mexican

Toogie – small blond about 6 or 7 years old 


222.  What, besides food and shoes, did Jelly steal from the Lancers?

Teresa’s pearls that she got for her last birthday

223.  What does the littlest boy give Johnny as a farewell present?

A cat’s eye marble

224.  How much did the judge fine Jelly for breaking jail?


225.  How is he going to repay Murdoch?

$1.00 a day for 20 days and he can stay on if he wants to


The Lion and the Lamb 

226.  What’s in the wheelbarrow that the rowdies move into the street?


227.  How much did the tailor tell them his sign cost?


228.  What happens to Johnny while hazing the bull?

   His leg cramps up

229.  What do the Initial CCGA stand for on the banner hanging in the Great Room at Lancer?

California Cattle Grower’s Association 

230.  Who is the cattleman who makes threats regarding the sheep while at Lancer?



The Buscaderos 

231.  Where is Johnny during most of this story?

  San Francisco

232.  How much tax money is bound for Sacramento?


233.  What time is it when Murdoch is ready to let the town pay the ransom?


234.  What does Scott tell Johnny this whole incident was about?

A man and a shadow from his past

235.  What are Johnny and Scott doing when Murdoch and Jelly arrive at the end?

Arm Wrestling


The Wedding 

236.  Which Lancer was not happy about the upcoming wedding?


237.  Where was the wedding to take place?

   At Lancer

238.  What is the name of the bride?


239.  How long ago did Macall break out of jail before arriving at Lancer?

  3 months 

240.  How much did Macall pay Jenny for the clothes she gave the bride to be?

  $5.00 (in gold) 

241.  How many times did Jenny have to hit Josh before he passed out? (With a piece of lumber no less.)



Death Bait 

242.  Why does Johnny tell Scott they’re leaving the saloon?

  “’Cause I smell trouble and I don’t feel like any.” 

243.  How much does a beer and a steak cost?

   Six bits (75c) 

244.  Which character is introduced in this episode?

     Dewdrop the gander

245.  Where is the herd Johnny and Scott are driving going to bed down?

    Spring Rock

246.  Whereabouts in Texas was Jelly seven to eight years ago?

    Day County

247.  How does Murdoch lose his eyesight?

Hot ashes fly in his face from a rifle shot hitting the forge where he was working 

248.  How much money does Jelly tell Teresa he has in his gear and what are they to do with it if anything happens to him?

$65.00 and they’re to buy a “good bred colt for the ranch”


Warburton’s Edge

249.  Who are the three men that Johnny meets up with when he disembarks from the stage?

    Ishem, Indian and Sexton Joe

250.  What “task” does Warburton require of Johnny before he’ll allow him to join his group?

  He has to knock the pennant off the top of the tent 

251.  What is “Tallie” short for?


252.  In what African country was Warburton once set upon by a group of dervishes?

    The Sudan

253.  What is Sexton Joe’s last name?


254.  What are Ishem’s last words to Johnny?

   “Pride in my trade.”


Angel Day and her Sunshine Girls 

255.  Who’s not going to be responsible for any “sloppy work”?


256.  What “childish” act is Johnny seen performing in this episode?

   He tightrope walks on the corral fence

257.  Where was Marshal Thurmond from?


258.  How much does Carl Bolton tell Murdoch he’ll take to talk Angel into letting Teresa stay at Lancer?  (It’s to “mend her broken heart”.)


259.  What is the name of the mining town on the Nevada border that Murdoch is to meet Bolton at in three days?

     Pot Luck


Camp Juniper 

260.  What is Jim Harper’s valise made of?

    Moroccan leather

261.  Where is Morro Coyo in relation to the camp?


262.  What is the name of Bobby’s deceased fiancée?

  Vivian (Vivien?) 

263.  Who’s a “grade A candidate for the hangman”?

   Bobby Cooper


Man Without A Gun

287.    How much does Zeek the barber charge for a haircut in the beginning?


288.    Whose place did Clay Criswell buy in Green River?

    Banker Roberts’

289.    How is Val injured?

    Hay bales fall on him and injure his leg

290.    Name four businesses that are located in Green River.

    The bank, the General Store, the saloon, livery stable and barber shop

291.    How many children did Val leave fatherless when he was forced to kill Lone Crow?


292.    What has Val been buying from these children?

Indian Blankets that he turns around and sends to an orphanage in San Francisco 

293.    How much does Zeek charge for a haircut after Johnny has gone elsewhere?

   A quarter


Chase A Wild Horse

294.    What is Johnny’s friend’s name?


295.    What was Johnny supposed to be doing when he and his friend went after the horses?

    Finishing the fence line and helping Scott with the surveying

296.    How long has it been since Johnny drew anything on his pay?

    Two weeks

297.    What does Johnny want in return for breaking the stallion for the liveryman?

    His father’s watch back

298.    What happens to Scott when he tries to leave the ranch to get help while they’re “under siege”?

    He was shot by Davey Stryker

299.    How does the episode end?

With Murdoch and Johnny riding toward Black Mesa and a herd of mustangs Murdoch had seen



300.    What is Teresa trying to do while Johnny sits on Barranca and teases her?

    Free a calf from some brush it was trapped in

301.    What is Murdoch’s friend’s name?

    Joe Barker

302.    Why does this friend need the partnership with Murdoch?

   Because he’s being forced to retire and owes the town he works for a lot of    money

303.    What is the name of the prisoner?

      Al Evans

304.    What is the name of the deputy that is killed?



Blood Rock

305.    What is the name of the boy whose mother’s funeral the Lancers and Teresa are attending?

    Ben Wallace

306.    What is the boy’s father’s name?

    Morgan Price

307.    What has the boy made for himself out of a block of wood?

   A toy pistol

308.    Who accompanies Murdoch and the boy to Blood Rock and who stays home?

    Scott goes and Johnny stays home

309.    What does the dying man say to the boy at the end of the show?

    “Go home kid.  Where you belong.”

310.    When does Murdoch plan on giving the boy the knife his father stole for him?

    When Ben is old enough to understand/appreciate exactly how much it cost.


The Escape

311.    What is Scott doing when Teresa comes in bearing a tray with a sandwich on it?

    Working on the books

312.    Who kidnaps Scott at gunpoint right out of the Great Room of the house?

    Jed Lewis and Rick Hardy

313.    Where did he last see them?


314.    How many men died in the failed escape attempt?


315.    What does Dan Cassidy promise to send to Scott once he and Sarah are settled again?

A picture of the 83rd before the capture and ill fated escape attempt


Welcome to Genesis

316.    What is the cause of Jelly’s injuries?

    A mountain lion attacked him as he checked on the nervous horses

317.    What is the name of the town Murdoch had to travel to to find a doctor?

    Cold River

318.    Who was the owner of the Mining company?

    Judah Abbott

319.    What is the name of the lady who took the Lancers and Jelly in?

    A Mrs. Lockwood

320.    Name the patients/parents and gifts that came to Banning at the end.

Mrs. Kearny – a pie

Mrs. Holt – apple jelly

Mrs. Kravitz – a side of bacon

   Luther – a pocketknife

Mrs. Lockwood – an apology (her first name is Sarah)


Little Darling of the Sierras

321.    How many games of horseshoes have Murdoch and Scott played when Johnny arrives home with the mail?

            24 according to Murdoch.  Scott didn’t say.

322.    What was the name of the dog that Murdoch used to have?


323.    What company made the player piano?

      George Breck and Company in New York City

324.    What piece of literature does Penny Rose recite at her father’s funeral much to the disgust/dismay of Aunt Hester?

     The Wreck of the Hesperus

325.    Name at least two of the items that come out of the piano at the end of the story.

100 shares of Cory & Lefts Industries

   Another 100 shares of Cry and Lefts Industries

100 shares of Breckenridge Utilities

Stock in Ross Kelton manufacturing


Yesterday’s Vengeance

326.    What time is shown on the clock when the story opens?


327.    What is the name of the town Murdoch travels to?

Mesa Roja 

328.    How much does Murdoch’s room cost him?

$3.00 a day including breakfast

329.    Which room does he get?  (Bonus point if you can say where it was located.)

He gets room #3 which is the first door on the left at the top of the stairs 

330.    Murdoch and Haney disagree that it’s been 24 years, 18 months and eleven days since they’ve seen each other.  One of them says it’s been 12 days.  Which one says which?

Murdoch says it’s been 24 yrs, 18 months and eleven days.  Haney says 12.  (When you come right down to it it’s 25 years, six months and eleven or twelve days.  Don’t know why they said 18 months.

331.    What is the name of the man who owns the livery stable?

   Mr. Ferguson



332.    How much do the Blakes get from Scott after they shoot him?

$15 and a gold watch

333.    Where did Scott follow the tracks of Teresa and her kidnappers to?

   Turner’s Crossing

334.    Name the four Blakes.

Seth (father)




335.    What name does Teresa give her kidnappers when they ask her who she is?

    Louise Barton

336.    How much reward is being offered for the Blakes?


337.    What name does Andy give the Lancers as his?

    Tim Calder

338.    Where does Andy claim to be from and where does he say he’s really from when Scott questions him on his lack of a “good old Texas drawl”?

   He says he’s from Laredo but he’s been living in Abilene, Kansas for a while.



339.    The Lancer men are engaged in three different activities as this story opens.  Who’s doing what?

Scott’s loading the wagon.

Johnny’s munching on something and laughing at his brother.

   Murdoch’s sitting on the wagon seat watching the activities in the street

340.    Why does Johnny say the “escapee” won’t get very far?

    Because the horse he’s riding is “crowbait’

341.    What’s the name of the Justice of the Peace?

    Mr. Trask

342.    Whose store did the bandits try to rob?

   The Widow Hargis (Murdoch says it’s a big mistake)

343.    While waiting for Zee to join them at dinner Scott is attempting to play (he’s very rusty) what instrument?  (Bonus point [1 each] if you can name the song and the composer.)

 An organ.  He’s attempting I Dream of Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair by Stephen  Foster  

344.    What is the motto embroidered on the sampler the widow is holding when he finds her after Zee’s escape?

  Home is Where the Heart Is



345.    According to Jelly how long did Scott live in Boston?

24 years 

346.    Where is the barbershop in relation to Harlan’s hotel?

Across the street.  You can see it from the lobby when the boys stop out front.  

347.    What is the name of the town where Catherine Lancer died? (Actually she died outside of town but that’s a mere technicality here.)


348.    How much money does Harlan give the Deegan brothers for expenses and how much more are they to get if they’re needed in court?

$100 for expenses and $500 more if they’re needed in court  

349.    How does Johnny describe Scott in the mirror scene?

Scott is, according to his little brother, breathtaking, elegant and pretty



350.    What two items does Jelly give to Murdoch and Johnny and who gets which?

   Murdoch got Jelly’s railroad watch (from the Santa Fe) and Johnny got his (Jelly’s) grandfather’s flintlock

351.    How does Johnny describe Jelly to Anna?

     “A pretty impressionable guy”

352.    What does Johnny bring Jelly while Jelly lies in bed?

  A glass of buttermilk and a plate of cookies  

353.    What does Teresa serve for breakfast the day Angus McGovern arrives?

 Flapjacks (pancakes, hotcakes, griddlecakes) 

354.    What is poisoning the cattle?


355.    Where did Anna used to work?

    Border town saloons


Measure of a Man 

356.    What’s different about Johnny’s shirt?

It’s sage/pine green, buttons at the top only and there’s no embroidery on it  

357.    What did Turk claim was wrong with his eyes when Johnny asked him to read out loud?

   They were “dazzled by the sun”

358.    How many shots does Johnny fire at the toy snake that pops out of Annabelle’s lunch pail?

   Six (as far as we can tell with constant replays of that scene)

359.    What lesson does Murdoch observe Johnny teaching?

   Arithmetic/math  (He was correcting Dan’l’s error)

360.    What does the star say that the children present Johnny with?

   Outstanding Teacher – Johnny Lancer


Devil’s Blessing 

361.    How does Murdoch injure his back?

  He throws it out roping and throwing a steer

362.    What is the name of Murdoch’s friend he wants to buy stock from?

  Juan Camponano

363.    Where does the friend live?


364.    What is Murdoch charged with that earns him time in the Blessing Mine?


365.    What does Murdoch give Clara to sell to get enough money to start over?

His watch.  She’s to sell it to an honest dealer and get the money she needs. 

366.    Why should Clara go to Sacramento rather than Stockton?

  Because it’s closer to Lancer


Person Unknown

367.    What character is Tom Neville reading about in the saloon?

   Two-Gun Bill

368.    What does Tom call Johnny’s friend?

   A “Chili Bean”

369.    How much reward does Neville, Sr. post for Johnny?


370.    What does Mrs. Normill want from Murdoch?

  Her daughter to be taken care of (One of his sons for a son-in-law)

371.    What does Johnny give Lucrece at the end of the story?

  A baby rabbit he found by the road


Scarecrow at Hackett’s

372.    What is Mr. Hackett’s first name?


373.    What is Judge Bates’ wife’s name?


374.    What is the name of Silas’ horse?


375.    Where, according to Weir, does Jelly’s sister live?


376.    Where and how long ago did Weir has seen Johnny?

   Ten years ago in Santa Fe


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