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Tmm" good." The menu here jjiven
wlll show you -there is really - good
food in Alaska:
Radishes and Lettuce.
Alaska Lamb Chops.
Canned Pears. Sourdough. i
I There was good butter, brought in
cans from 'Seattle', .and all the ,othr
trimmings. " j
II The sheep was killed by Barrett. on
a nearby peak. The fresh Vegetables
'came from his garden! ---'
After a talk with the "sourdoughs"
I found that my outfit was long 'on
"food and short on bedding, so P ar
ranged a trade- with a. -homesteader
up the creek "giving 50 -pounds of
cornmeal, -ananny blanket and a
crinkly bill-for a wolf robe seven by
. I will sleep warm on Scolai pass!
The pack is ready and ''Grub
Stake" is nibbling' her last mess of
.oats till she gets back. I have a map
with the wildpea fields marked, so
jsh'e will feed -well on-.the way over.
Now for a little snooze in Barrett's
."regular bed" and then we'll join the
rear guard of he "sixty-one." i .
P. S. On advice of "sourdoueh"
rBarrett I am taking a gun. We "stam
peding miners must nave iresa
meat. Oh, you great Alaska white
sheep! ' . '
Here is a picture of the first baby born along the trail to the new Alaska
'gold fiolds at Shushanna. As "Baby IVIcKenney" and its mother lay in bed
Jbeneath their polar-boar "blanket," E. 0. Sawyer, who is on his way to
, Shushanna for The Day Book, "snapped" them at the litcie camp of Black
burh, where Tom McKenney rins ajaiindry. . -
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