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hunter of that pleasant animal
popularly supposed to prowl
bout roaring and waiting for
somebody to com.e up and get de
Paul used to be a. regular million-dollar
kid, a classy yachts
man, turfman, polo player, the
best "catch" in New York and
Newport society, and able sea
man in the champagne sea.
Then he chucked all that stuff
and tried to climb to the -top of
the globe, getting along toward
the arctic circle and over most of
Greenland's icy mounts.
While freezing at Annatok, he
bethought himself of Golbo,
where they spell warm: H-O-T.
To get himself in shape for the
king of beasts, Paul rassled with
grizzjy bears in the Rockies, and
with black bears in Mississippi
Then pff tq Africa, to the dan
gerous Golbo plains district, care
fully shunned by the,Colonel. But
Rainey slipped one over on the
dollar-a-word hunter; he took
along a pack ofbear hounds. In
the jungles he turned his bear
hounds into lion hounds, and you
ought to see the way those Amer
ican houn' dawgs chased the
lordly king of beasts and all his
relatives over that part of the
dark continent !
As Rainey took moving pic
tures of the performance, you can
see it fqr the price of one dime,
Those dawgs got so keen for
lion, that they could sniff an old
man-eater in the next county.
Rainey nearly' ran his legs off
keeping up with those bear
hounds. One day in 35 minutes
by the clock he shot nine lions.
In all 74 lions that were are no
more, and haven't been since
Rainey's gun went bang-bang!
Wildcats, wild buffalo and rhin
oceri went the same route. But
they were just by products of
Rainey's African hunt; the lion
record and the lions were what
he was after.
With the record and the skins
Rainey came back to put his mov
ing pictures into circulation and
draw on the bank for the where
withal to pay off his 300 carriers,
porters, guards, guides, and
what-nots all natives and all as
wild as the animals Rainey was
Now he's gone back again. At
Nairobi he will pick up his dawgs
and ship for India's coral strand.
From the coral strand he will
lead his dawgs into the jungles
and turn 'em into tiger hounds.
Then he's going to beat King
George's tiger "record and take
some more pictures for the
There are cricks in my back and
lumps in my jbints ;and the hinges
are rusty the rheumatics hurt
But my spirit goes creeping along
with the kids I want to tie knots '
in some little boy's shirt.
There are a thousand hack-
ing at the branches of evil to
one who is striking at the