Spell Check of abalone
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He's temptin' his customers with silver- set turquoise necklaces, and abalone cuff links, and moonstone sets, and such; doin' it dainty and airy, and incidentally displayin' a job of manicurin' that's the last word in fingernail decoration.
- Shorty McCabe on the Job by
Within were to be had stores of toy canoes- graceful little things hewn after the Haida model, with prows and sides painted in strange hieroglyphics; paddles were there- life- size, so to speak,- gorgeously dyed, and just the things for hall decorations; also dishes of carved wood of quaint pattern, and some of them quite ancient, were to be had at very moderate prices; pipes and pipe- bowls of the weirdest description; halibut fish- hooks, looking like anything at all but fish- hooks; Shaman rattles, grotesque in design; Thlinket baskets, beautifully plaited and stained with subdued dyes- the most popular of souvenirs; spoons with bone bowls and handles carved from the horns of the mountain goat or musk- ox; even the big horn- spoon itself was no doubt made by these ingenious people; Indian masks of wood, inlaid with abalone shells, bears' teeth, or lucky stones from the head of the catfish; Indian wampum; deer- skin sacks filled with the smooth, pencil- shaped sticks with which the native sport passes the merry hours away in games of chance; bangles without end, and rings of the clumsiest description hammered out of silver coin; bows and arrows; doll papooses, totem poles in miniature.
- Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska by
Next day he fetched her regal gifts, consisting of two polished abalone shells, a picture of the Crown Prince in a brass frame, and a polished- wood paper knife with Greetings from Reno!
- Ma Pettengill by