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An American Tiger Slayer

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D'Harnancourt, the great professional tiger slayor, who is employed by Great Britain, through the Government of Singapore, to exercise bis specialty, is a nativo of the United Ktates, though of Freuch extraction. His father, having been taken priƭioner while with Napoleon 1 in the Moseow campƔign, was sent to Siberia, whence he escaped, and carne to this country. The son was born 011 the plains of the far West and early became a lmnter, ranging in search of game over au immense territory. Desirous to see the world, he went to sea; was wrecked offFormosa, und badly treated by the nativos of fchat island. An Englisli Captain induoed him to visit Singapore, where he got his pijgagement, his price ' being L10 per head for tigors. D'Harnanconrt is saving money to go to Algeria, whcre he will lic under Frcnch autliority, and "wliorehecankilllions instead of tigers, as he covets the famo of a lion-slayer, and is desirous to rival Girard. He is a reckless hunter, and inolined to intemperance.


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Michigan Argus