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Copraionr, 1878, Br BEADLK 8: ADAMS.
Month. ' '; L ,
ill. J. lI,'l-IRS‘ & (11).. Puhlisliers,
(JADILLS SULLIVAN. PKOPRIKTOR).
379 Pearl street, New York.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
50c. 21. year.
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‘ A run ‘or
V Strange Adventure in the North-West.
;5tfofi:gucha,fIee:1b13ge3, th Havens’: Exploring Party.” himself as comfortnbltel agst ' 'hl:,)3:1d 53: -"“ix‘
re crac upon 0 quie ening e ru e
; huge Eearth of thtzhfiiriplace, ‘ ., Eilg ly oiailnt menl abound ,
I, u an teairwas, c wi ‘ - or esimpanason
. smoketg>Bttthe,num<1e1mus dab: gaffe ha) Sould Iind nothing
' pipes we‘eint emout r 0.
‘ 5‘ of the different individuals in The third man wasasdi.fEer-
-. the aplartment. Some were ent from the other two of
, stretc ed out upon benches, whomwehave ken,asthIeiy'
kn-Ps.....p’r some were seated in- airs were from eac other. e
“ ti ped hack againstthe w ‘ also was tipped baclnin his
, w e the corpuleixt landlo chair, but he was smoking no
was perch behind his pipe or cigar, and was doing
i arnong.l;iis bottles and vil- a co derable rt of the
>‘ Jainous compounds, sound talking, althtolug he had not V
fipie were three me res- lliilniilgvtlmng company ml‘
4 e n .
I ent upon this same night, When standing erect, Ja-
g with whgm we; have St0Inhe- ltkes wastfnu!l1.lyhsllxkfee(t1s
> thinvtooanwoate , ‘g very’ an
E ‘ v ‘time!’ we introduce ’to our active, with a peaked nosq
readers, were total strangers clean-shavcn face that was
! , to each other. very red. with ye ow, sandy
1,! The' first of these was hair and the sharp, wi'g:o- '
ti- ., . gnq1.mi;ga-c$V?i:)FY,;’iagoo‘:li- f‘V;.l,lal.i:L;0e0,l< otetvlxsgenmnc
'.'3‘Dl.BlIlll0 ro so- ‘
;‘).A"$’del's n.ndrH'ercule-an frame,’ in a long, yellow, buck-sxm
A ,3 with grizzled hair, long griz- Coat, corduroy pants cat
", 'zled beard, that ew almost very close to the skin, and
l , ‘ ‘ up'to his very eyes, with a wore 51 very tall black silk
‘, face and sea.mednt1> hatiwittlli] agery nban-ovzdrit1I111,
, wun anexposuresm IIDWI inn rush 9
- I ‘ tsginkling gray orbs he keed wrong way. e also had on
I 35;; 1ynx’s, tremendous mus- a naming red necktie,’ and
, ciilar development and a. was one of those men who
2‘ physique that would attract are at home in any part of
e . attention anywhere. the world. ,
1 , He was tipped backin his Jabez Spikes was a man
it" chair, with one leg thrown ‘V1107 113? Queen Vl‘=W3'13B
5 over another, and ellkgl in- oflerlgdhhim her bailed tile his,
' ca in enormous i;;l1- wou ave ran ii enrty
v: re 1;’ vv boot. "1 th gripe and s airing and in-
; upa;f(irLr;)e.1rtAof Sliis‘l>Id1d:"xv:i: .quircd how she wds getting
.,-r. covered with a great-coat ii. ng; who would have
Q ) ’ Hmilc oi‘ bear-skin. A coon-' Slalilrisd‘ 1’i(IlllSmL lg‘ 011 ht-ha
, s"i ca rest 1 u o o sio eran ' orac ew
l j kl.lLx‘C,‘ "vI')l1ilF3, Ll‘lSSuI::l9Ixi]g znis Of t0baC’C0. and WORM 113170
V, egcy ;; position as possible, left veS1lV'lllS in lll.SgllSC if it
he snmkeil his short black didn't “bile over" for his
‘z, i H2 and mi 11.01 the coin- C(lll’lC.’lllOll. '
with .St()lI‘lgC.‘: of his past h.-li1,bil"Z"i'$L‘?11lt 1101119; thegmlg
‘ .3. is ]0 ‘as am yams 0 e V
.5 “ Wauty " V‘VuS one of the and became quite a. favorite
5 179-15 noted trrippers of the with the company. I-iven
iv hmx,‘.rr. an-l his experience [ V the grave, handsome false of V
at was. .m eventful one. He crmmm on Wm wuym ;;un:.iLo, ; Licutoiimit Putnam relaxed ‘
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BY CHAS. E. LASALLE,
Aornoa or “auar BUNKER," E‘l'C., in-c.
A iunvELoiis’ YARH’.
Tm: was raging, and the wind was
beating against the es and slamming the
shuttem of tho “ Travelers’ Rest ” a
tavern that stood at the end of one o the border
villages of Misoiirl; and on this same tempestu-
‘ ous night, there was quite. an assemblage
gathered here, smoking, drinking, chatting, and
enjoying themselves after the manner character-
was 9. man without any family
about late enough forhiin to be thinking of
starting for the beaver-runs again, he had come
from somewhere in the interior to wait at the
“Travelers Rest ” for the storm to subside
before starting on his Eoiirney to the Far West.
Nearly opposite to Vaufy sat a young man,
in partly military c e, who, during
the early part of the evening, had busied him-
selfine ' ' gsome maps andchartsinhis
possession, but who had laidthem aside, and
was listening to but not joining in the conver-
sation around him. -
This youn man had ridden vup 'ust as it was
dark, and ' ounting from his orse he had
entered the bar-room, and asked if any one had
been there inquiring for him. -
“Who are you 2"’ asked the landlord, survey-
ing him with no little curiosity.
‘I am Lieutenant Putnam, of Colonel Mc-
andas it was '
“You are, eh? What are you doing here
then, when the ’ve been gone over a month
on the peraries‘ ’ .
. “I was sent as bearer of dispatches to Wash-
ington, and am now on my return. An escort
was to meet me here, but I see nothing of
“There hasn't been any escort here, nor any
one asking for ou.”
“ That settles that point, then,” said the
oung officer, as, he bowed; “they were to be
ere on the eighteenth, and today is
gxvlclantieth, so that they are two days behind
“ How many of ’em weie there to be?"
“ Only three, as Colonel Mcliavens could not
spareanyinore. Iwillwith d tw
glad then it they don't llhppeedre 81 v?illorgo it
‘And so Lieutenant Willard Putnam made