Wild West

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In 1900 Jim Gatchell opened a Buffalo, Wyo., drugstore naturally named the Buffalo Pharmacy. It quickly became the town’s social hub, drawing settlers, cowboys, cattle barons, Army scouts and lawmen. Gatchell was not only a respected businessman but also a trusted friend to Northern Cheyennes and Lakotas then roving from the Bighorn Mountains to the Powder River Basin. Over the years Gatchell received from his Indian customers such gifts as warbonnets, bows and arrows, medicine bags and ceremonial clothing, while

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