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Klondike Nuggets and How Two Boys Secured Them   By: (1840-1916)

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[Illustration: THE HEAD AND SHOULDERS OF A MAN INTENTLY STUDYING THEM]

KLONDIKE NUGGETS

AND

HOW TWO BOYS SECURED THEM

By

E. S. ELLIS

AUTHOR OF "Deerfoot Series," "Boy Pioneer Series," etc.

24 ILLUSTRATIONS AFTER ORSON LOWELL

DOUBLEDAY & McCLURE CO. NEW YORK 1898

Copyright, 1898, by Doubleday & McClure Co.

CONTENTS

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THE GOLD HUNTERS 3

AT JUNEAU 13

UP THE LYNN CANAL 37

THE AVALANCHE 47

THROUGH CHILKOOT PASS 58

A SIGNIFICANT DISCOVERY 71

THE PLOTTERS 80

ON LAKE BENNET 90

INTO BRITISH TERRITORY 100

AT WHITE HORSE RAPIDS 111

ON THE YUKON 120

AT DAWSON CITY 131

ON THE EDGE OF THE GOLD FIELDS 141

PROSPECTING 151

A FIND 159

THE CLAIM 169

A GOLDEN HARVEST 180

A STARTLING DISCOVERY 191

THE TRAIL INTO THE MOUNTAINS 200

A SOUND FROM OUT THE STILLNESS 209

A TURNING OF THE TABLES 218

A LION IN THE PATH 227

A GENERAL SETTLEMENT OF ACCOUNTS 236

CONCLUSION 246

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

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THE HEAD AND SHOULDERS OF A MAN INTENTLY STUDYING THEM Frontispiece.

JEFF 9

"ROSWELL, DO YOU KNOW THAT STRANGE MAN HAS BEEN FOLLOWING US FOR THE PAST HOUR?" 33

CATCHING THE EYE OF THE AMAZED BOYS, TIM WINKED 43

THE TENT POLES WERE SHOVED DOWN INTO THE SNOW 53

ALL JOINED IN PUSHING AND PULLING ONE SLED 65

SUDDENLY HARDMAN MADE A SIGN 75

"YOU'RE A PRETTY FELLOW TO STAND GUARD," SAID FRANK 85

"OH, LOOK THERE! ISN'T IT DREADFUL?" 97

"WE'RE AT THE FUT OF THE LAKE," SHOUTED TIM 105

THE CURRENT WAS NOT ONLY VERY SWIFT, BUT THE CHANNEL WAS FILLED WITH ROCKS 113

TIM AND JEFF LIT THEIR PIPES; HARDMAN SAT APART 127

AND THE THREE CHEERS WERE GIVEN WITH A WILL 137

"I DON'T SEE THE USE OF YOUR HARPING ON THAT AFFAIR," SAID HARDMAN 147

"IT'S GOLD!" HE EXCLAIMED 161

THE BOYS STOOD ATTENTIVELY WATCHING THE OPERATION 175

"I HAVE JUST THOUGHT WHAT TIM'S BUSINESS IS AT DAWSON," SAID FRANK 189

"WE HAVE BEEN ROBBED! ALL THE GOLD IS GONE," 195

THE TELL TALE FOOTPRINTS 203

WATCHING AT THE TURN IN THE TRAIL 215

"HANDS UP, YOUNKER!" 223

"WE HAVE MADE A MESS OF IT," WAS THE DISGUSTED COMMENT OF FRANK 231

TIM AND HIS PRISONERS 241

"SAY, TIM, YOU HAIN'T ANY IDEA OF GOING TO COLLEGE, HAVE YOU?" 251

KLONDIKE NUGGETS AND HOW TWO BOYS SECURED THEM

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