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tim, until they halted in the un
derbrush, at he end of the glade
300 yards from when? tHe wow an
lay, rifle at hand, the birch horri
to her lips. But Purvis might'
have been 10 miles from camp, for
ail he knew. '
"Liedown; don't stir; don't
fmake a sound," said the gu(3e.
"You'll hear him' cairin a min
ute, when trie sun begins to dip
under the lake. r Then creep up
noiselessly, ahd'fire at what you
'see. He'll only look like a gray
patch among the trees, and un
less you fire instantly youW lose
'Where are you going, Frank?"
'Close by," answered the guide.
"Just out of fire; two men makes
too much of' a show for the ani
mals." And he crept off and
crouched among the wild rasp
berry canes half way between his
victims. Which killed the other
mattered nothing to him; but if
the man should die if the man
And suddenly, from up 'the
glade, came the call of the moose.
"She calls well," he muttered
reluctantly.( "I couldn't h. done
it better myself. Sounds ex-actly
like a big bill."
Again the call came; and some
triing rustled in the underbrushv
McCrea raised hTs head. He saw
Purvis creep even so softly from
where he had lain and worm his
way alongthe ground toward the
caller. He disappeared in the dis
tance. They must be close togeth
er. Again he heard shots; he
rose to his full height, his features
alight with triumph and hate.
' And suddenly something broke
from among the 'trees, a- mighty
bulk, blodcl streaming from-two
wounds, and hurled him to the
As h'e fell he looked up into the
face of' the infuriated bull. His
fate had failed him. He had not
dreamed that the beast was lurk
ing among the trees listening 9
the call, that.it would intercept
those bullets that had gone
straighrrtoward their mark.
Once he screamed; then the beast
flung him into the air, caUght him
upon its antlers, -hurled him to
the ground again, upreared, and
crushed out -his life beneath its
hoofs, grinding the inanimate
body until it sank down dying be
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