Kearns


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Kearns

(kûrnz), uninc. town (1990 pop. 28,874), Salt Lake co., N Utah, a suburb of Salt Lake City. Alfalfa and barley are grown and cattle and sheep are raised. There is copper mining nearby.
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And it was at this moment that Jack Kearns suggested poker.
The players glanced at one another, and Kearns announced, "The roof's off.
And once Harnish called Kearns for two thousand dollars on a cold steal.
Kearns had dealt, and French Louis had opened the pot with one marker--in his case one hundred dollars.
Kearns, debating a long time over his hand, finally "saw.
Kearns was coolly dispassionate and noncommittal, while Elam Harnish appeared as quizzical and jocular as ever.
I ain't go no more markers," Kearns remarked plaintively.
It's an almighty good hunch," Kearns said, adding his slip for two thousand to the growing heap.
You can draw if you want to, you know," Kearns warned him.
Yet, unlike MacDonald, his voice was firm and customary, and, unlike Kearns, his hand did not tremble when he wrote.
Mebbe this is a case where a hunch after the draw is better'n the hunch before," Kearns remarked; "wherefore duty says, 'Lift her, Jack, lift her,' and so I lift her another five thousand.
Daylight showed four queens and an ace; MacDonald four jacks and an ace; and Kearns four kings and a trey.