A mother who bought the magazine for her sons also used the word "Clean" to describe the magazine.
Makes you wonder exactly how many Fillthy Cowboy Magazines there were.
Anyway, what the devil is he doing? Waving goodbye to someone, making his horse rear up the traditional hero-taking-his-leave pose, and not paying attention to the fence the horse will hit when he comes down? The same scene, ten minutes later: Mr. Furrypants McShowboat asks one of the hired men to shoot the horse. He can't do it.