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taawapa. txiuk. frtuiw il mJmw VR PAT
oeglns Octobei 1883. Oar sesslonlon business
coune and ahurthaud courae run couUunously
(be year round. The largest, cbeepest and beat
Buafneas School In tbe west. Km poly lhre
tiipetior penmen. Write for catalogue lo
Lincoln buameas College i LuLiaeiuo Gir
Cor. lltta and O Sta. tt, Lincoln, Nab,
na r ueaiuh
CjJ Instantly removes and forever destroys
54 objec loo able hair, wnether upon toe
bands, face, armaor neck, without dl
Wi coloration or Injury to tbe tnoMt delicate
Hkln. It wa fur fifty years tbe se.ret
formal of Krainioi VVHaoa. acknawl-
Cvl edited by phyalclane the blvneat au-j.
thorlty and moat eminent oerm tologlt t J
and hair aprclallet that ever lived, bur- i
C lriK bin private practice of a life time p
vf smong the nobility and aristocracy of
Si Kurope he precrlbl tbla recipe, rrtce ky
frj l by mall, securely packed. Corre
V( pnndnce contldentlal. Sole Agtnu (or 3
gti A merle. Address $r
W THE tKOOKUM ROOT HAIR GROWER CO
$ Dept. R.. 67 South Fifth Ave., New York.
R I PAN S
STOMACH, UYER AND BOWELS
AND PURIFY THE BLOOD.
KIP IN TABl'I.K are the beat Meal,
rlue knew Jar ladlgeeUea, Blltoaaaeaa,
llradui'fce, I'onett patina, Iryapaeeta, C kraals
Liver Trvublea, Uiulacas, BaaCaaaplexUa,
Itfkentcrr, Uffiaalve Ureata, sad all dla
order at tlia atanock, Llrer and Bewela,
Ttlui Tahiti contAin nothing1 Inlurfoaa to
th moat lUillimt eonatUutiou. Are pluaaant to
biH. mfc, t;if("iuiU. and aire tmunlUte relief.
trier- K" 'f. rial.). 71al i Ferkajn (4 koixek
fit. May m unlrrad tliiwiKfc neaxaat drug-gist,
or lv mull, Kaupte trvm by mail. Addreaa
THE RIPAN9 CHEMICAL CO.,
Ml klUt'r.t: STREET. XKW YORK CITT.
Make Your Own Bitters!
On receipt of 30 rents, U H. stamps. I will
send to any address one packatce bteketee's
Dry Iiltter. One package uakeoneKullon
bent tonic known, Cure atomach and kidney
dlttettxea. Now la tbe time to ue bittern for
tbe blood and Umm-h. Send O. U. Steket,
of Grand KaplclM. Michigan. 80 tenia. V. S.
atampH. and we Kuarane that he will aend at
l.twcoi.w, Nu Aujr, lo, lJ.
Snlphn-Sallnr Bath Co., Lincoln, Neb.
Gitlenn I have ln a victim oi rheumatiain
for aevaral ya.ira paat, I hare (uffurcd Intensely at
timfa, and have ((one to the Hot Kprina of South
Dakota, and the Hnt Kprinira of Arkannaa live
tinea, acrking' relief. I have alao taken rniuii
medicine tinder the directiona of able plivaiciana,
Almut one month ajro I anffered from one of the
moat violent altacka of the diaeuie, and at once foe
K;ii tiikiait hot aalt water hatha at tour new and
aiilendid Kith houae In thiacity. Under tbe rare of
vonr grxntlenianlyand efficient attendant. Mr. Henry
Krhmntte, I have, I think, entirftly rrrovered.
Fro uperience and my obaervatlon of the re
aulta of treatment of many paticnti at the Hot
Spring nlxve naveil and at your brills houae, I am
convinced Hint better and quicker reaitlta can be ol
taincd by a coiirm of hot ait w:itr hatha at our
lath hotive than at any other pluce In the country.
1 do not heitte not only to recommend, but to
urjrc every pe-aon aiifferins from rheumatiain to try
'acourae of hatha t your bath houae under the
direction! of one of the phynlciana in charge !
I believe your nevr Btid iiuaxnilicent bath rmuae
will i rove a ifreat hli-aaiittf to the many victima
of rhenmatifin In thla vicinity, and 1 hope it will re
ceive the liberal patronatre it merit.
Yon have not raqneatud of me any teatlmonial,
hut I deem it proper that I ahouid arknowledife the
jfreat relief I have reeeved at your handa, and you
may uae what ( have aaid in auch monner aa you
may deem proper. Very reapectfully,
J. B. StKODB.
The above from Judtre Strode Is but
a sample of tbe many similar testimon
ial" we have received without soliclta-
t'on and wblch will appear from time
to time in these column. .
Sulpho-Salink Bath Co.
Fourteenth and M BtreeUs, Lincoln.
f BEST IN USE.
vfJet our price
Sbuylns. All alzea Wood
and Steel I'tirnpIiiK and
i'uwer Mill and Uacbtn-
l'IrMS SrEery- hurl To w e r a.
iiifMi "Vul Attenta wanted. ITloe
fry wrife. 8t.Charle,lll.
Pleaae metlnnThe Alliance In.lept'uilput.
Tbe Oa!y Line Under One Manacmcet
I.incoU U I'ulnti UcUw,
OAKt rKKMO.NT BlOriCITT
AHRHttEKM OMAHA PliM.lxiN
rlr.KKK ll!riN(.l lg-
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tiV ATX MA
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ileal Cta Ttoa fun Atk Nir
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I'm Norlhw'atera lino to Cblifo
Uf nui, i aal tralb. U.Tc nil
MDICW E CO.,
aad BrockTille. OnU
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SUES & CO., ,M8KW
Pour year'a experience aa examiner In the 17. 8.
Palm) nfflra. Advif a free, no fee until the Detent
EACLC BRAND THE BEST
! unequaled for Houae, Ham, Factory or Ort-
HuUUtUf a ana coau nau ma price oi euwfriea. u
oriroa. It ia ready for uae. and eatilv applied by
anvone Send atamp for aamplea, and atiite alee of
roof. EXCIIAIUH IA1MT Kvuriau K.O.
1 05 Duan St., Now York, N. Y.
And Brooder -mblnid,
vvtuuaiaavi in aooa i
hundiMi. of j,..iaiMla oi
.u.ivwful aiitf" il !i.ieJniky
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CHEAP FARL1 LAUDS
100,000 icrei Just Fat Upon tbe Market
Small Cash Payments
5 to 20 Years Time.
For map of Nebraska and further
particulars, call on or address,
STAPLET0N LAND COMPANY,
444 BEE BUILDING, OMAHA, NEB.
Steel Wind Engine
Hat been In nan alnce 182. It
is tbe PIONEER STEEL MILL. U
naa BEAUTY. STRENGTH, DURA.
BILITY, POWER; H me Ofit;
iieare in nun tor yon t" buy
Tkouianii have them !
Our Steel f oweys
liave 4 angle iteel corner ton' a
aubatantlal aieel airta and
bracei; not fence wire. They
are LIGHT, 8TR0NG. .SIMPLE IN
CONSTRUCTION, nmcn enearer
taa wood aii-t will last a life
tune I ( ir rolllf and towera aw
ALL 8TKBL and are FULLY
GUARANTEED. Write for
prlcei en circular. Addreaa
Mentioning tbl a paper.
KIRKWOOD WIND ENGINE CO..
Arkansas City Kansas.
The Paragon Incubator
Is positively the moat practicable and re
liable Incubator now before tbe people of tbe
Went. "Patronize Home Industry'' and net
the best. We dare come before the people at
tbe reat Nebraka State Fair this year. We
hatched 93 chicks from 12i tortile efrgti, after
moving tbe eggs and machine several miles
whea they were within two days of hatching.
There being no premium offered at tbe fair we
were frrauted the highkst award of honor by
the board of examiners. Send for circular
and price ii.st of the incubator, wblch hatched
the cblcks at tbe state Fair. Addreaa
O. G. COLLIER,
Box 433, Fairbnry. Neb.
Missouri Pacific Railway.
Ticket Office at Depot and corner 1'weifih and
Auburn aad Neb Citv Exp.,..
St. Iuta day kxprvsa
Auhurnind Neb. City fcap,.
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ii 14 pm y.Jtt pin
9 top n rim a re
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r. opai l:i(in
Union Pacific Railway,
DxroT.toaNSa or I and rotayii aratsra.
Tiraar ori r, i4i ararar.
OiT .ha, Council BluSa
thHao, Valley, eaat
aud weal ,
Rratnoe, Uiue hn.
Mankallaa ! ami
w.t, Tupaka. Kaaaaa
Vltv, aat and aotiia.
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tat corner MtUta ndlatrr, Ctty kkt
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I iiimxI Amna'.tlia 1
1 THE FALSf
Does a strain of exu'
Come unbidden to
Voicing aympatny an
When anotner s no
TVajNt retrret coma sly
At the sleoye. while
When another has
tsy nia uoeu, w
Hail the blemish In th
fc J - nM nan
Hall the discord in th
u ahouid come to hat
Were the year a round
It was along in the sixties
good ship Lalla Kookh pot uc
from the port or xnaniucaev
All was confusion onanc, ior-nii
boardinir bouse runners had jutf
brought the green hands aboard.
The older seamen were engaged il
haulincr the chosts out of the boat
fmm alonrsida . and stowing them
awav In the forecastle.
Old CapU Gardner was standing orl
the tiuurtordeck engagea in conversa
. a 1 .
tlon with tbe owners wnen ne ie
light touch on his arm and, turnlni
around, he saw a slight, boyish figun
atandlnff beside bim.
What do you want?" asked Capt
Would you please tell me where
am to ca sir?" the boy asked.
All i-lo-ht mv lad: here, steward.
take this boy and show him down inf
tha steeratrw: tell the boat-steereri
that this vouner man has come oc
board as steerage boy for them, an
thev must be kind to him."
Turning to the owners again h
remarked. -That is a bright-looking
boy. and I think be will make hi
mark before the voyage is up."
Captain Gardner then gave the orl
der lo weigh anchor; . our mate. in
Folger, took his station on the knlghfl
heads, and the men commenced s
heave away at the windlass.
Can't any of you singP" asked th
"I can. sir." said a voice from th
after part of the try worka and turn
ing around the mate saw tbe steeragt
bov standinc with his hat in hi
All riffbt my lad. come forward,
jump up on the sampson post and le
The bov did as be was old, an
Iumning from tbe deck to tbe top
the samnson Dost he sane with a ful
tenor voice the well known sallo
O many fa lie darkniali',
I courted the captain's daughter.
(Chorus) Hurrah, mv rolling river!
The men joined heartily in th
It was now eight bells, and as we
were well out of the sound the pilot
said he would take his leave of us.
Then everybody shook bands with
everybody else. Tbe pilot boat,
which had followed u& came along
side; owners, friends, boarding house
runners and all but the ship's crew
left us. and cheer upon cheer was
given as we parted company.
For the next few days we made
good headway, getting farther and
farther out into the Atlantic.
The green bands were all seasick, so
the working of the ship fell on the
The steerage boy was much liked
by all on board, and when tbe first
mate picked out the watches he chose
the boy in his watch.
One morning, after we had been to
sea about two weeks, the cry of por
poises was rained, and all made a rush
for the bow to sea who would be first
to get tbe harpoon, wfiich was kept
on the martingale under, the bow
sprit . j
The boy was the one. IIo grabbed
the harpoon and. with a swift and
sure aim, be drove it through odo of
the porpoise3 as they swam under the
bow. In a twinklo the fish was
hauled up to th j knighthead. Capt.
Ga dner praised tbe boy, for he was
the first one to strike or harpoon a
fish on the voyage, and it was con
sidered a mark of honor to do' that on
a whaler. " '
Every day two of the men would
take their turn at the masthead look
ing for whales, and one morning the
cry of "There she blows!" came from
Capt Gardner took bis spyglass
and went aloft He had hardly
reached the masthead before he or
dered all hands to bo called, for off
the starboard bow was a large sperm
We lowered our boat and bad gone
about a mile when the whale broke
water close to the third mate's boat
"Stand up!" cried Mr. Osborn. and
Peter, the (lay Head Indian, who was
his boat ateerer or harpooner. thippotl
In his paddle, jumped to his feet and
the mlnuto Lo drovo his Iron chock
up to the grommets into the whale's
Give her the other iron." yelled
Mr. Osborn, and 1'ete drove home his
titern all! Stern all!" said the of
ficer; but it was too late, for with one
weep of his ponderous flukes, the
whale lifted the boat high in the air
and stove a big hole ia her bow. The
boat filled with water and upset while
the whale went off to the windward,
lashing the water with his Dukea
Mr. Folger, being to the windward,
pursued hint and hi boat steerer
struck him ngaln. The wha'e then
sounded, and when he came up again
the mate drove la his long lance.
Capt Gardner hud lowered the
starboard bow boat (commonly called
the captain's boat) and had gone to
the rescue of the third tttate and Its
t-rew, who were hanlrif on to the
botlom of the sloven boL
The steerage loy wae pulling the
after oar tu the tai'lala't boat W hen
they recbed the ato.ea boat one of
the men. who was e-hauitml with
holding un to tae boat's leL M go
and tank tneu the water,
an yet! sc Vtrt," a ted Captain
Ye"i;r!e4 the men, lie U Ugid
tn the birfbit of the ropta hanging
from tbe tall under the boat"
While this cwveriUe wt ta tlnf
will lose our
aoce, lor we are close on to inera.'
The boy regained himself and once
more the boat shot ahead.
Stand up, "yelled the officer to
the Portuguese boat-stearer, and
Manuel jumped to his feet for down
beneath tbe boat could bo seen the
whale almost ready to break water
At that moment the boat stopped
with a jerk, and the steerage boy
fell exhausted from bis oar, which
had cramped with him.
Oh. you villain! what do you
mean?" cried the officer. "We have
lost tbe whale!" and at that moment
the whale broke water ahead of tbe
BTbe boy made no answer, but lay
pate on tbe thwart of the boat
"You young rascal I will teach
you better than to come in my boat
and make me lose a whale!"
Seizing the bight of tha towline
from the stern sheet of the )oat be
was on the point of striking him with
it when the boy's Hps were seen to
move, and he whispered:
Don't Mr. Foiger. please don't!"
"I will.".' cried the thoroughly ex.
The boy struggled to his knees, and
clasping his hands, said:
You do not dare to strike me, for
I am Oh, my Cod! 1 am a woman!"
and fell forward in a swoon at the
When she came to her senses in
the cabin she told be captain that
she had run away from home because
her family were not kind to her. bhe
sa'V an advertisement in the papers
that a boy was wanted on board a
whaling ship, and having always
lived in New Bedford, and understand
ing tbe customs of whsjemen, she had
dressed in boy's clothe, cut off her
hair and applied for the position, and
cot n man on thnt ship suspected her
sex until the disclosure in the boat
Capt Gardner parted off a section
of the cabin and placed it at her dis
posal They got some cloth out of
tbe ship's slop chest and she made
dresses for herself out of it
After awhile we became as used to
her and liked her as well In dresses
as wo hnd when she was n boy.
It was with regret that we parted
from her when the ship arrived at
Fayal, where the captain gave her in
charge of the American consul when
she wns sunt bhek to America.
Whether she ever forgave the
second orfcer for striking at her 1
cannot telL but at her marriage in
New Hedfcrd. whU h took place some
time afterwurd. Mr. Folger figured aa
a principal Uoslon GU'b.N
tiaattilera by Kiala.-e.
The Feculmaux are gambler by
nature, but they never impoverlah
themselves Ir their faiim Cards
they do cot care fur, but domlnoe and
even thnaa are played witn a U
that ,uul tbe but of the white men
w ho vi. a thi'iii.
I f vrltt ir ia
The I ii.ypMnna ha 1 tip?ra and en
joyed them The fcri uie of the
txrtm "! a lt niuaicn " waivh sub.
0 UvUt!r a' pUua tl -tMXrr " UK
in MH h 8rt Mi'vra' inrlormeJ
btf'tig Im t', hes tf I'vi."
n v u ta Me !.
Mie lM h4 at that n n i i"t that
b cu'e' Why d he uo in
..! nd fa . I !.u'i
ih - uu ts.ii '.; r jfht lie e
ikuie tti l.
aa's Stncelar Adventart
Its, a prominent and re.
Vn nf T
g extraordinary stor ol
fuiaoie mnuence exerted
y a rattlesnake a short
rs we Chicago Tribune.
language uie story is a
out one day in company
ored man to cut some
flng a measuring pole in
gro carried an ax. Aftei
separated, and I had not
fore I noticed a large
in the path ahead of me.
we discovered each other
same time, and both
dy first thought was to kill
but all at once he threw
a coil, and I concluded.
e around us was open and
his escape, to wait and
e snaxe would do. I was
ly watching his movements.
more antlct than I had
performed by a snake.
t was a picture well calcu
ttract and rivet attention,
urpose of destruction was
utten. Ere I was aware of
, or rather stooped, epell-
if transfixed to the spot,
the power of speaksng or
ave in obedience to the will
tor. I felt the distance be-
continually lessening, and,
h I was conscious of mv Derll-
ltion, I seemed powerless to
it, and, what may seem to be
trange, had no desire to do so;
approach nearer the object
under different circumstances,
have been one of terror rather
attraction. I knew we were
lly nearing each other, bat
I could not tell, not bolng con-
us oi moving, ana tne snake
med to occunv the btme nocition
Relatively as at first.
i only kno'V that in tne twgicnm;
I stood erec'. Now I was in a kneel
ing position, my body inclining for
ward, my right hand extended, grad
ually nearing tho snake, not in a
straight line, but OHcillating, ahd at
each movement lessening the dis
tance. '' From the first moment that I
caueht the eves of the rent lie there
seemed a lint extending from each of
his eyes to mine about the size of an
ordinary sewing thread, which seemed
to exert a power over me sufficient to
bold me in the first position and make
me subservient to his will.
"How long I remained in this po
sition I know not. Tho colored nyin
becoming uneasy at my prolonged
abnence conmenced calling me. I
could distinctly hear him, but bad no
power to answer. Finally searching
for me he found me in the attitude
described. He again called to me,
but as before I paid no attention to
him. Then he came nearer and dis
covered the huge reptile within a few
feet of me coiled for tlw deadly spring,
my right hand within a few inches of
his mouth, each gazing intently, into
the other's eyes. He comprehended
the situation at once, took hold of me
violently and threw me backward from
the snake, thus partially breaking the
spell. No effort was made by the
snake to escape. The negro at once
killed the anake, while I all tbe time
was begging him not to do so. It
measured about six feet in length and
fourteen inches in circumference and
had eight rattles. .
"I was so completely under the in
fluence of the snake that I could not
shake it off, nor, in fact, had any dis
position to do so. The hallucination
was not only pleasant, but exhilarat
ing, and there was only lacking one
undefinable something I could not
tell what, but it seemed almoat with
in my grasp to make my happiness
complete. So powerful was the effect
upon my system that I was stricken
down with a severe spoil of sickness."
A Ticket-IJeatroy lug Machine.
An old machine, made several years
ago for destroying railway tickets,
has been introduced on a large scale
to meet the requirements of the West
African rubber merchants in the cut
ting up of raw rubber into shreds.
By this process the moisture is ex
uded, and the rubber can be packed
into less space for shipment The
machine consists of two sets of disks
with very sharp edges, carried on a
wooden frame. These disks are placed
at suitable distances and slightly in
tersect each other. Above them is a
wide-mouthed hopper. Each set of
disks, which are driven by hand with
ordinary gear, revolves towards the
renter of the machine, and as the
raw rubber is fed into the machine it
is immediately grasped and cut into
shreds, which are combed out under
ueath and discharged. Mechanical
Aa Aluminum Mlcroaeop. '
The utilisation of aluminum is
steadily extending, A microscope
nov made from this metal weighs
only twenty-one pounds ten and one
half ounces, a against seventy-one
pounds thirteen ounce whrn made lo
bras. 'Hie screws are of brass, the
Campbell One adjustment of stel and
the nose plwe tf Gerniaa silver.
Now that the fact that the use of this
metal fur the construction of sclen
tine Inali-utoeni ) not only feasible
but advisable ha U-cn established, a
grvat reduction may lw looked for in
the rdihhersoinentia and expense of
tranult of much of the apparatus nee
esaary la the carrying out of svlonti-
tillage t haste Meet.
Viilago !ty-We played thaur tu
day an' ll great fun.
r ather What rt did you lav?
Hoy wasn't la th a t 1 wa
one of th tuueU'Un. We had
drum, a a' thrre hirn. an rumba,
and aoiue rope stretched over a bar4
rrl fr the blf fiddle. It wuitdtfd Just
like a thcaUr orvfies'.ra. tivod Na I
THE LAND OF SHADOWS.
Taa Bey for Whose the little Xlcat
Lamp Iturued Heat Hoaaa.
I am only a little night lamp, and I
fill a very small part in the world's
doings. 1 burn away In a small rcom;
the feeble fringe of my subdued light
falls upon the white face of a boyish
friend there on the small cot, say
the Washington Post I see the nurse
come and go, and now and then I hear
a word or two, lightly spoken, be
tween a woman and a kindly faced
gentleman who often looks at his
watch, touches the wrist of the boy
in the cot and shakes his head with
an air of resignation. v
When the sun goes down red and
beautiful and the flitting shadows are
twinkling os the white wall nurse
eomes in the room and pulls the
shade at the window.then she kindles
my slender spark, and I, the little"
Night Lamp, am placed on a she" near
the head of the bed. where I can look
down and hear all that passes during
the long night.
You, walking outside in the keen
and nipping wintry night, no doubt
have often seen the glimmer which I
send out in the darkness, and, look
ing up, say to yourself that here is
the great hospital of the city, where
life and death linger, side by side,
brothers and friends.
In the early morning, in the deep
night, in the gray.dawn, I, the Night
Lamp, burn away, . hour after hour:
round about the room is so still. I
hear my friend speak sometimes. I
see the nurse smooth his hot pillow. I
love the boy and I love the woman,
for they both are so tender and good.
One night not long ago I heard the
boy say in the deep night:
"Christmas is coming soon now;
will I be well enough to go home
"There, there," said the nurse,
lovingly. "Yes, my boy; soon you
will go home; you will go homo again;
then you will be so happy. All your
friends will be there, and Christmas
will be glad for you all."
I, poor little Night Lamp, never
heard of such a thing as Christmas,
nor did I know what the boy meant;
but the lad brightened so under his
thoughts that I rejoiced in his pleas
ure, and I burned more cheerily that
night until tbe gray dawn streaked
the Eastern hills. The nurse came
and snuffed my glow and I went out
with a splutter; nor do I recall more.
I noticed as I paused away th at the
woman's eyes were red, as though
she had been weeping. .
I was not lighted the next night,
nor the next nor the next. '
Some days later the nurse came in
again and kindled my wick, 'and in
great joy I looked about to see my
A new faco peered at me from tha
In the long watches of tbe night,
now, I often wonder where my boy
has gone. ..- .
GOLD FOUND IN A GRAVE.
Discovery by Men Who Were Boryleg
an Unfortunate1 Prospector.
Gold was discovered in California
in 1848 and in Colorado in 1868. The
discovery was accidental in both ca
ses, and the fact created the impres
sion that mines were '"lying around
loose." Adventurers drifted about in
hope of 'stumbling, upon a mine.'
Mr. Thayor, in his "Marvels of the
New West," mentions several instan
ces of "lucky , stumbling." Three
men, while looking for gold In
California, - discovered - the dead
body of a man, who evidently
had been "projecting." ' "Poor
fellow!" said one of the trio. "He
has passed in his checks." '"Let's
give hirn a decent burial,"' said an
other. "Some wife or mother will be
glad if she ever knows it." They be
gan to dig a grave. Three feet be
low the. surface thoy discovered signs
of gold. The stranger was buried ia
another place, and where they had
located a grave they opened a gold
An adventurer who had drifted into
Leadvlllo awoke one morning without
food or money. He went out and shot
a deer, which, in its dying agonies,
kicked up the dirt and disclosed signs
of gr id. The poor man staked out a
"cli' a" and opened one of the most
profitable mines ever worked in Iead-
"Dead Man's Claim," the name
given to another rich mine in Load
vlllo, was discovered by a broken
down miner while digging a grave.
A man died when there were several
feet of snow on the ground. His
comrades bid the body in a snow
bank and hired a man for t'.'O to dig a
grave. While excavating he bad
struck gold. Forgetting the corpse
and his bargiin, ho thought only of
the fact that ho had "struck it rich."
But these "stumblings" are excep
tions to the rule tbat mines are found
by painstaking. Intelligent pros pee
tors. They nd wearisome months
In exploring mountain and gulohe.
They are mineralogist, geologists,
and. above all, practical explorer,
who can tell from a "twist'1 in the
grain of the m k or from the color ot
a par scam whether "paying gold'
can be mined in the region.
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