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Released in 1911, this can be the adventures of Tom fast one of the diamond makers and Phantom Mountain.
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You'll a run too, should you visible a ghost comm' at you, an' enterprise' a gun. " "Ghosts cannot fireplace weapons! " declared invoice. "I bet you dreamed it, Jed. " "Ghosts cannot hearth weapons, eh? that is all you recognize approximately it. This one did, and to turn out i did not dream it, there has been a bullet gap in my hat subsequent mornin'. i'll end up it, too, in basic terms I ain't received that hat any further. yet that was once Phantom Mountain, strangers, an' my suggestion to you is to maintain clear of it. i used to be on it yet i did not precisely see it, 'cause it used to be darkish on the time. " "Was it close to a top that gave the look of a stone head? " requested Tom. "It have been, stranger, yet i did not take a lot detect of it. Me and my accomplice received out of them diggin's subsequent day, and that i by no means went again. I ain't by no means stated a lot approximately this position, yet it truly is known as Phantom Mountain o.k., and that i ain't the one one that is noticeable a ghost there. different grub-stakers has had a similar adventure. " "Why ain't I by no means heard approximately it? " demanded invoice, suspiciously. "'Cause as why you are allers so busy talkin' that you just do not by no means take heed to nothin' I reckon," used to be Jed's solution, amid laughter. "Can you let us know what path to take to get there? " requested Tom, of the miner. "Yes, it really is known as the outdated silver path, and also you strike it via goin' to a spot referred to as Black Gulch, approximately 40 mile from the following. Then it is twenty mile farther on. yet take my suggestion and do not cross. " "Can or not it's reached in terms of Indian Ridge? " requested Mr. Jenks, thinking about how he were taken to the cave of the diamond makers. He didn't keep in mind Black Gulch. "Yes, you could git there through Indian Ridge approach, yet it truly is extra risky. you are more likely to lose your means, for that is a path that is seldom traveled. " Mr. Jenks notion that, might be, used to be the explanation the crowd had taken him that approach. "It's more straightforward to get to the stone head and Phantom Mountain by way of Black Gulch, however it ain't fit to head there, strangers, take my recommendation on that," concluded the miner, as he ready to fall asleep back. Tom might scarcely include the exultation he felt. eventually, it appeared, they have been at the path. He motioned to Mr. Jenks, they usually slipped quietly from where, simply as one other dance was once starting. "Now for Black Gulch! " cried Tom. "We needs to hurry again to the airship, and inform the good news. "It's too past due to-night," determined Mr. Jenks, they usually waited till morning, once they made an early commence. they discovered Mr. Damon and Mr. Parker anxiously watching for their go back. Mr. Damon blessed such a lot of issues that he used to be approximately out of breath, and Mr. Parker comparable whatever of the observations he had made. "I imagine i've got found strains of a dormant volcano," he stated. "I am in hopes that it'll have an eruption whereas we're right here. " "I'm not," spoke Tom, decidedly. "We'll commence for Black Gulch once attainable. " The airship once again rose within the air, and, following the instructions the miner had given him, Tom pointed his craft for the melancholy within the mountains which have been given the identify Black Gulch. It was once reached very quickly, after which, creating a ensue an extended valley the airship proceeded at decreased pace.