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Chapter NumberVI
Chapter Title
Chapter Urlhttp://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article146835394
Full Date1891-06-11
Page Number1
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Word Count180
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Newspaper TitleThe Narracoorte Herald (SA : 1875 - 1954)
Trove TitleO'Neil M'Darragh, the Irish Detective; or, The Strategy of a Brave Man
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CHAPTER VI.

The unfortunate cough whioh afflicted the Indian was a fortunate circumstance for his

pursuer.

Offing to the darkness, the detective would have bad much difficulty in keeping up the pursuit, were it not thBt every few seconds this sound Eervea as a guide.

Half an hour'passed.

The pursuer and the pursued had kept upon their way through the darkness, and they had penetrated deep into the fozest.

At length the detective Baw the faint glimmer of a light just in advance of

him.

Shortly after he arrived at the verge of an opening in the woods.

Bight in the centre of this opening Btood a log cabin or shanty.

M Darragh came to a halt.

He felt rc-joiced that he had followed Jack, as he wee bow satisfied that he had traced the cunning half breed to his lair,

While watchiDg, the detective saw the Indian moving around, and after s while the light was extinguished, and all was still.

" The scoundrel has settled himself for ihe nigh'," muttered Ji Djrragh.witb a

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