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With a native man and wife, Capt
Tilton setjout with a dog sled on this
3,500-mile "mush" for aid. He took
but little food.
Staggering at times Tilton cheered
the natives as the trip became more
and more difficult It meant death if
they stopped, so there was nothing
to do but to keep on going until they
dropped. Pood gave out and hunger
added to their misery.
Half dead and fainting from cold
and hunger they stumbled on over the
last lap of the hike until they fell ex
hausted on the shore of Shelikof
A leaky fishing dory, cast aside by
its owner, was found.
The cracks in the bottom were
gaping open and had to be filled.
With strips of his undershirt Tilton
calked the cracks in the boat.
In some wild fashion they managed
to reach the settlement at Kodiak,
'where he and his natives were re
vived. "Big-Foot" Tilton took his natives
back to the North and again joined
the Belvedere, working quietly as
officer of the whaling vessel, unmind
ful of the fact that lie was a hero.
FELLERS DID CHfl '
EVER NOTICE DAT
SOME FELLERS CHNT
GET flROOND WITH
OOT GLASSES RND
OTHERS CAN'T GET
AROUND HFTER 1
TRK1N' fl FEW!!?
HEROiNrGPTITAMUMAY CO" TO
iTMkx J. J
Newport, R. J. At last a woman
may attain a seat in congress.
Mrs. James J. Brown, society leader
of Newport .and Denver, is being
urged to. run-for-United States repre
sentative in -her district in Colorado,
and has "the combined support of the
Progressives and Democrats here.
When, the Titanic went down Mrs.
Brown and. Mrs. William E. Carter
found themselves in a boat in. which
there was no seaman. They "man
ned" the oars themselves and pre
vented' the load of women and chil
dren from being sucked beneath the
surface in 'the'terrjfic whirlpool which
followed the fatal explosion.
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A NEW DISGUISE
At about this time of the year the
coal man washes his hands, combs
the anthracite out of his hair, and
going outside his office, turns the sign
around to read: