Every couple of weeks he drove into town for supplies, “in a dilapidated old wagon hitched to a team managed with rope lines, dressed in ragged clothes and looking the part of a played-out Oklahoma boomer. In truth Doolin probably had enough stolen loot stashed away to buy and sell half the people in town. Word soon got around about “that poor suffering family out there in the tent.” The kind hearted citizens Burden were soon being food and clothing to the suffering family.
Bill had it made for a while then Marshal Bill Tilghman of Oklahoma who been on the trail of Doolin for many months received a tip to Doolin’s whereabouts and headed for Kansas. But about this time Doolin was getting a uneasy feeling about the attention the family was getting. Two days before marshal tilghman rode into town Doolin had packed up his family and left for some unknown parts leaving marshal Tilghman no trail to follow.