Between the acts he mustered his following - three fellows he knew from the nail works, a railroad fireman, and half a dozen of the Boo Gang, along with as many more from the dread Eighteen-and- Market Gang.
"Eighth Street Bridge is the place," said a red-headed fellow belonging to Cheese-Face's Gang. "You kin fight in the middle, under the electric light, an' whichever way the bulls come in we kin sneak the other way."
When you going to start the gang and turn robbers?"
"It's to swear to stand by one another, and never tell the gang's secrets, even if you're chopped all to flinders, and kill anybody and all his family that hurts one of the gang."
"Now," says Ben Rogers, "what's the line of busi- ness of this Gang
This circumstance induced Gurth to believe both that the gang
was strong in numbers, and that they kept regular guards around their place of rendezvous.
In another year the time will be up for most of the original gang
. You see, they were recruited during the first year of Berande, and their contracts expire on different months.
having already got the carcass on to the truck, the party set out at a trot, followed by screams and curses, and a shower of bricks and stones from unseen enemies.
As the boat stopped, a black woman came running wildly up the plank, darted into the crowd, flew up to where the slave gang
sat, and threw her arms round that unfortunate piece of merchandise before enumerate--"John, aged thirty," and with sobs and tears bemoaned him as her husband.
"What's that?" cried one of the gang
. "Some one stirs among the bushes!"
The end riveters had reached the bank and were dispersing among the tool-houses, and the second gang
had picked up their tools and were starting toward the shore.
There are some brand-new bushrangers on the road between Whittlesea and this--a second Kelly gang
! They'd have caught a Tartar in you, eh?'