Imagine their surprise upon returning home when they received a letter from Mrs. Genge, along with their tips. The letter read: "Enclosed please find the $70/$50 (respectively) you left me as a tip. I wanted to return it to you before you left, but Martin didn't want me to because he had to drive back with you guys to Deer Lake. The reason I am returning this money is because if you can tip your guides $550 and $400, I think it is disrespectful to tip the cook $70/$50. I don't want tips from hunters who don't appreciate and respect the work I do for them and only leave a meager tip because they feel obligated to do so. If a hunter tips a guide $100 to $200, then I certainly accept a $50 tip and am very thankful for it...."
Are you confused yet? If not, take note of the fact that Fullmer says he later spoke with two other hunters who were in camp at the same time he was. One of them left Mrs. Genge a $20 tip and the other did not tip her at all. Neither of them received letters from Mrs. Genge.
Here at The Hunting Report, we'll be glad to publish any follow-up comment that makes this behavior explicable. In the meantime, we'll content ourselves with awarding Mrs. Palma Genge our second-ever "Bulldust Award." As for Fullmer, we're awarding him out second-ever "Bulldust Detective" Award and putting him in to receive a suitably........(continued)