A Desperate Chance; Or, The Wizard Tramp's Revelation, a Thrilling Narrative
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A Desperate Chance; Or, The Wizard Tramp's Revelation, a Thrilling Narrative

By Old Sleuth
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  • A DESPERATE CHANCE:
  • OR
  • THE WIZARD TRAMP'S REVELATION,
    • A Thrilling Narrative.
    • 1897
  • CHAPTER I.
    • THE CAMPFIRE IN THE GULCH—AN ALARM—THE SOLITARY FIGURE—UNDER COVER—A WHITE MAN—"HAIL, FRIEND!"—A CORDIAL MEETING—A SECOND STRANGE CHARACTER.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • A RECOGNITION—THE WOODSMAN'S DISCLOSURES—A CHANCE AFTER ALL—THE BIVOUAC—DESMOND'S DISCOVERY—SAVAGES GALORE.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • CREEDON'S KNOWLEDGE OF WOODCRAFT—THE REDMEN'S DEPARTURE—A LONG TRAIL—ON THE TRAMP—THE STRANGEST REFUGE IN THE WORLD—A BRIDGE OF RISKS.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • ON AN EXPLORING EXPEDITION—A FIND IN A CAVE—THE SEPULCHRAL VOICE—THE EXPLANATION—DESMOND GETS SQUARE ON A TRICK—STRANGE LONGINGS—THE FINDING OF A NUGGET.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • BOY'S DETERMINATION—GOING THROUGH A CREVICE—THE MOVABLE ROCK—AID TO DISCOVER—UP THROUGH A HOLE—THE GOLDEN HEAP—DESMOND'S GREAT TRIUMPH—THE OLD MEXICAN'S SECRET EXPOSED.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • DISCUSSING THE FIND—A NEW RESOLUTION—GOING TO CREEDON MINE—A DISAPPOINTMENT—BETTER INDICATIONS—A NEW MOVE.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • A SAD PARTING—PROPHETIC WORDS—ON THE TRAIN—A SENATOR'S SON—LEADING UP TO A TRICK—GENUINE FUN AHEAD.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • PLAYING TO CATCH A WEASEL—A SHARP'S SCHOLAR—OPENING UP OF THE GAME—TWO BIG HANDS—A CRISIS.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • ALMOST A BREAK—A NOVEL GAME TO ROB—OUR HERO'S ARTISTIC ACTING—A TABLEAU AND A GRAND SURPRISE.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • CONCLUSION.
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