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We might," admitted Abe, "but that one was once ours an' we are entitled to it. This valley is wealthy in gold deposits, yet you cannot allers positioned your hand on 'em. We can have t' hunt round for every week until eventually we strike one other. An', in the meantime, them Fogers should be takin' our gold! it is not to be borne! i'm going to locate a way of drivin' 'em out. An' we've t' do it quickly, too. " "You suggest if we do not that they're going to get all of the gold? " requested Mr. Damon. "No, I suggest that quickly it will likely be th' lengthy evening up right here, an' we will not paintings. we will have t' return, an' i do not wish t' return till i have made my pile. " "Neither do any people, I guess," spoke Tom, "but there does not appear to be any support for it. " They mentioned numerous plans on achieving the send, yet none appeared possible with no resorting to strength, and this they didn't are looking to do, as they feared there may be bloodshed. while evening closed in they can see the gleam of a campfire, kindled by way of the Foger get together, on the gold-pocket, from bits of the scrubby bushes that grew in that frigid clime. "They're going to stick on guard," introduced Tom. "We cannot get it clear of them to-night. " notwithstanding Abe had spoken of a few plan to regain the virtue the Fogers had of them, the previous miner was once now not relatively able to suggest it. all of the subsequent day he appeared very considerate, whereas going approximately with the others, looking new deposits of gold. good fortune didn't appear to be with them. they discovered or 3 areas the place there have been strains of the yellow pebbles, yet in no very large quantity. in the meantime the Fogers have been busy on the pocket Ned had positioned. They taking away a lot of the dear steel. "And all of it should be ours," declared Tom, bitterly. "Yes, and it will likely be, too! " unexpectedly exclaimed. Abe. "I imagine i've got a plan that would beat 'em. " "What is it? " requested Tom. "Let's come again to the send, and i will inform you," stated Abe. "We cannot inform whilst considered one of their natives may be sneakin' in between those ice caves, an' they comprehend a few English. they could supply my scheme away. " in short Abe's plan, as he spread out it within the cabin of the purple CLOUD used to be this: they might divide into events, one which includes Ned and Tom, and the opposite of the 3 males. The latter, by means of a circuitous course, might visit the ice caves the place the Fogers had proven their camp. It used to be there that the Indians remained through the day, whereas Andy and his father worked on the gold pocket, for, after the 1st day after they had had the natives relief them, father and son had labored by myself on the gap, most likely fearing to belief the Indians. At evening, even though both Andy or his father remained on protect, with one or of the dusky-skinned puppy drivers. "But we will paintings this trick sooner than night," stated Abe. "We 3 males gets round to the place the natives are within the ice cave. we will fake to assault them, and lift a superb row, firing our weapons within the air, and all that kind of factor, an' yellin' t' beat th' band. Th' natives will yell, too, you could rely on that. " "Th' Fogers will think we're tryin' t' git away with their sleds an' offers, an' might be their gold, if they have it kept in th' ice cave.

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