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Index.

SEALING-WAX.


Sealing-wax varnish, 332. Seamanship, 104.

Seasoning wood, 333.

Seidlitz powders, 15.

Servants, 5, 6.

Sewing, 345, 114.

Sextant, to learn the use of, 3 ; glasses to re-silver, 25.

Shavings for bedding, 126.

Sheep, 63 ; sheep dogs, 63. Sheets used as ropes, 44.

Shelter from wind, 13o; from sky, 133. Shingle, bivouac on, 138, 310. Shingles (wood tiles), 149.

Shirt sleeves, how to tuck up, 116 ;

writing notes upon, 328.

Shoes, 52, 117 ; of untanned leather,

eatable, 200 ; shoemakers' wax, 2,o. Shooting, hints on, 25o.-How to

load, 25o; shooting in water, 250;

night shooting, 251 ; battues to mark

the beaters, 252; scarecrows, 252;

stalking horses, 252; pan-hunting,

253 ; the rush of an enraged animal,

253; hiding game, 254; tying up the

shooting horse, 254; division of game,

254; duck shooting, 255; crocodile

shooting, 255 ; tracks, 255 ; carrying

game, 256; setting a gun as a spring

gun, 257; bow and arrows, 26o;

knives, 260; night-glass, 262. Shot, 249; for delence, 312. Shutters of grass, 149.

Sickness 16 (see " Medicine ").

Sickle, in cutting chaff, 64.

Sights of a gun, 238 ; to replace, 239. Signals, 273.-Flashing with flags,

273 ; reflecting the sun with a mirror,

2i7 ; fire and smoke, 281 ; other sig

nals, 282 ; letters carried by animals,

282.

Signets, 332.

Sinew-thread, 347.

Size, for paper, 328.

Skins (see LEATHER), eatable when untanned, Zoo ; salting animals in their own skins, 196; baking them, ditto, 206, 207 ; boiling, ditto, 204; skin rafts, 91 ; boats, 95 ; water bags, 228, 229; lashings of raw hide, 336; to make glue, 347.

Sky, shelter from, 133.

Sledge, 8o.

Sleeping-bags, 15o.-Knapsack bags,

15o; Arctic ags,152 ; peasants'sack,

153 (see also, 128, 140, 144). Slippers, 117.

Slugs (shot), 249; to cast, 340.

Smell of road, 289; of water, 212 ; of human touch, 262.; of a negro, 314 ; as an indication to stop, 282.

Smith, Archibald, Air., 33.

Smith, Dr., 19o.

STRAIT-WAISTCOAT.


Smith's work, 338.

Smoke signals, 281; smoking skins, 342 ; Snake bites, 21; tree snakes, in boating,

107 ; poison for arrows, 267.

Snares, 263.

Snow, bivouac on, 139; buts of, 143 ;

hearth on, 189; filter for muddy

water, 224 ; snow does not satisfy

thirst, 219 ; blindness and spectacles,

53 ; drifts to cross, 110 ; ripple marks,

to steer by, 288; snowy mountains,

to climb, 47.

Soap, 120, 121. Socks, 115.

Solder for tin, 341. Soldiering (lots), 310. Sore backs to horses, 67.

Sound, velocity of, 38 ; signals by, 282. Span, measure of length, 35 ; of angles,

36.

Sparks, 1 72 ; to strike, 183 ; to make a

fire from, 186; struck as a signal,

281 ; to show the road by night, 289. Spears, for fish, 272; set over beast

paths, 264 ; trailed through grass by

savages, 313; to straighten wood for,

334.

Specific gravities of wood, 89. Spectacles for snow, 53 ; for seeing

under water, 87.

Speke, Captain, 31, 117. Spokeshave, 126.

Sponge, lapping up water from paddles,

213; dew from leaves, 223. Spontaneous combustion, 18o. Spoons, 205.

Spring gun, 257, 314; bow, 260. Springes, 263.

Squaring (right angles, to lay out), 37. Stalking-horses and screens, 252 ; stalk

ing game, 241.

Stars for bearings, 285. Starving men, 17, 199.

Steels for flints, 114; steel tools, 334;

cast steel, 339; casehardening, 339. Steering at night, by echoes, ,o6.

Sticks, small, for lighting fires, 185 ; for

fire by rubbing, 176; for tenting pur

poses and substitutes, 135 ; to bend or

straighten, 334.

Still (distilling), 220.

Sting of scorpions and wasps, 21. Stirrups, 72.

Stitches, 345. Stockings, 115.

Stones, heated, to make water boil, 204;

as weapons of defence, 312; as marks

by roadside, 290; to chisel marks

upon, 335. Stool, 170. Stoppers, 230, 232.

Stores, lists of, 9; store-keeping, I97,

Strait-waistcoat, 320.

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