Being chased by a panther was among grandmother's pioneer stories.
Among mother's pioneer stories is tale of toddlers lost overnight in a wheat field.
Walking behind covered wagons, children spotted mountain lion.
Bellowing, long-horn cattle follow Kansas pioneer home.
Young mother waves red-checkered tablecloth to divert cattle stampede away from garden and home.
Settlers stay on course toward Kansas homestead as wolves nipped at horses and wagon.
A roar warns young woman of impending doom, as she and child hide in covered wagon.
Rural schoolteacher kills rattler, then saves rattlesnake skin and rattlers.
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