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What's inside the box?­It's a quiet morning in Mud Flat when Hobart the deliveryman delivers a large, mysterious package to Duncan's porch. With Duncan away on vacation, the neighborhood is wild with curiosity. What could be inside? is it food? Should they guard it? Can the residents of Mud Flat wait for Duncan to get home and open the box, or will their curiosity get the best of them?

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And day now the big man with the cigar might be arriving on the ferryboat--­the man that Pete's father is terrified to see.­So three times a day, when the ferry is due at the island, Pete jumps on his bike and races to see if the big man will get off the boat. In Pete's pocket is a quarter, so he can rush to the telephone and warn his father.­It is not until almost the end of summer that Pete finds out why his father is so afraid. But in the meantime he has met eleven-­year-­old Rootie, an old-­timer on Cutlass Island, who shows him the island newcomers never see--­and who helps him face the danger when it finally arrives.­Any day now the big man with the cigar might be arriving on the ferryboat - the man that Pete's father is terrified to see.­So three times a day, when the ferry is due at the island, Pete jumps on his bike and races to see if the big man will get off the boat. In Pete's pocket is a quarter, so he can rush to the telephone and warn his father.­It is not until almost the . . .

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Washington, January 3, 1881. Sir: I have the honor to submit herewith an illustrated catalogue exhibiting in part the results of the ethnologic and archaeologic explorations made under your direction in New Mexico and Arizona during the summer of 1879. As you are already familiar with the mode of travel and the labor necessary in making such investigations and explorations, as well as the incidents common to such undertakings, and as I do not consider them of any special interest or value to the catalogue, I have omitted such details. I beg, however, in this connection, to refer to the services of Messrs. F. H. Cushing, ethnologist of the Smithsonian Institution, and J. K. Hillers, photographic artist of the Bureau of Ethnology, both of whom accompanied me on the expedition

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An Englishman's light-­hearted account of his two year's National Service, and learning to fly with the Royal Canadian Air Force in the 1950s

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After the murder of his father, who has been hiding under the Witness Protection Program, Pete finds himself the target of sinister men who seem to think he knows where a large sum of money is hidden.

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ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTIONS OBTAINED FROM THE PUEBLOS OF ZUÑI AND WOLPI DURING THE FIELD SEASON OF 1881 (1885).

The following catalog contains a descriptive enumeration of the
archeologic and ethnological specimens collected in Arizona and New
Mexico during the,­season of 1881. These collections were all obtained
from the pueblo of Zuni in Northwestern New Mexico, and the pueblos comprising the province of Tusayan, in Northeastern Arizona. The entire collection contains about four thousand nine hundred specimens.

The articles of stone consist of. axes, in various conditions of preservation. Some are quite perfect, while many are more or less impaired by modern us, for which they were not originally intended. In nearly all instances they are grooved, and a few are provided with double splitting or cutting edges ; but as a rule these axes were made with one end blunt for pounding or hammering, while the opposite end is provided with an edge. The large pestles and . . .

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