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In The Mines

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G. H. Allen, 99law, has returned from Alaska and will resume nis college work. Mr. Allen's father, U. S Senator Allen, of Washington,. has two tnining claims on the Copper river and his son started' aoross by way of the Skagaay trail to take supplies to the men workiug these claims, intending. to spend the winter himself on the KlondiKe. Mr. Allen said, "The route was very bad. One would sink in mud up to his knees and I do] not think flfteen f uil outfits got through that way. I was thirty-eight days going twentyeight miles and then my horses ate wild parsnip and all nine of them diedI could not get through without them so I sold'my outft at a proftt and carne back. I am going back next summer. "Villa went through by the Dyea trail. He was working through Chilcoot pass when I last heard from him. He may get frozen up in the pass but he has a yer's provisions=[and can winter there áll rig-ht. Villa was packing 150 poundè when I last saw him and had Indians helping pack the rest oí his supplies. "


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Ann Arbor Register