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LLINWOOD — Jim Gray, who is the founder of the Cowboy Society, and a speaker for the Kansas Humanities Council, began his presentation at the Ellinwood Community Historical Society annual meeting by saying "A lot of the stuff in movies, isn’t exactly right but it makes good stories. You can always tell if they don’t know what they are talking about."

He began by defining a "drove" and a herd of any kind of livestock and the person that moves them as a "drover." He added, "The word cowboy was not used until later." Drover is an English word ...


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