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Index.   365

STRAW.


Straw, to work, 147 ; straw walls, 145. Stretchers, 23.

String, 344.

Strychnine, 265, 266.

Stuffy bedding, 128.

Sturt, Captain, 234, 313.

Sulphur matches, 187, 172 ; for gunpowder, 247.

Sunrise and sunset, diagram, 285. Sun signals, 277 ; solar bearings, 285. Surveying Instruments, 24. Swag, 67.

Swamps, ,o8.

Swimming, 82.-Rate of swimming, 82; learning to swim, 82; to support those who cannot swim, 83; landing through breakers, 83; floats, 83; African swimming ferry, 84; swimming with parcels, 85 ; with horses, 85; taking a wagon across a river, 87 ; water spectacles, 87;Swimming with carcass of game, 256; with a sheath knife, 261.

Swivels for tether ropes, 74.

Sympathetic ink, 331.

Syphons, to empty water vessels, 233.


Tables and chairs, 171.

Tables, of diet, 191; of outfit, 9; for

rate of movement, 34 ; of chords, 3-, ;

for triangulation by chords, 41. Tallow for candles, 350 (see „Grease"). Tanks for wagons, 231, 233. Tar, 337; tarpaulin, 148; tarring wheels,

77:

Tawing hides, 342.

Taylor, Mr., 58.

Tea, theory of making, 208. Temper, good, 5.

Temper of steel, to reduce, 334.

Tents, 153 -General remarks, 153; materials for making them, 154; large tents, 154; small tents, 159; pitching

tents, 163; tent poles, ib5 ; tying

things to them, 166; to warm tents, 167 ; permanent camp, 16,7 ; to search for things lost in the sand, 168; precautions against thieves, 168.-Awning, to litter, 23; to boat, 107 ; sail tent, so7 ; tent and sleeping bag, 153; gtpsy tent, 162.

Tethers, 73,

Thatch, 149.

Theory of finding a lost path, 296; of fords, 108 ; of fountains, 214 :, of loads and distances, 54; of nutriment, 190; of reconnoitring by help of depots, 305; of tea making, 208.

Thiercelin, M., 266.

Thieves, hedge round tent, 168; tricks

upon, 314 (see HOSTILITIES).

Thirst, 17, 225 (see WATER FoR Damn

LNG).

UR; 'S.
Thorn-wreath in noosing animals, 254.

Thread, 344, 114.

Thumbs, to tie, 320. Tiller, 104.

Timber, 333.- Green wood, to season,

333 ; to bend wood, 334; carpenters'

tools, 334 ; sharpening tools, 335 ;

nails, substitutes for, 336; lathe, 336 ;

charcoal, tar, and pitch, 337 ; tur

pentine and resin, 338.-(See also

" Trees.")

Timber-hitch (knot), 325.

Time, to measure, 4z ; journey measured

by, 32.

Tin, 341 ; tin boat, 99.

Tinder, ,8o, 173; tinder-boxes, 183. Toggle and strop, 327. Toilet in travel, 122. Tools, 334.

Toothache, 17. Tortoiseshell, 347.

Touchwood, 18z ; touch-paper, 181. Tourniquet, 20, 327. Tow rope, to fix, 105. Traces (harness), 75. Tracing designs, 329.

Tracks, convergence of, towards water,

212; towards dead game, zoo; to pre

pare ground to receive tracks, 255 ; to

obliterate tracks, 301.

Transport, means of, 13, 54. Trapping, 263, 265.

Travail (North America), 81, 8o. Travel, rate of, 32.

Trees (see TIMBER), as shelter, 132 ; to

mark, 289; to fell with fire, 90, 145;

to hollow with fire, 937 as signs of

neighbouring water, 212 ; to climb,

43 ; to steer by, 281 ; to make caches

in, 301 ; boughs bent as accumulators,

324; bark to strip, 146; tree-bridges,

110.

Trektows (traces), 75.

Triangulation, 38 ; table for, by chords

41.

Trenches, for cooking, 205. Trimmers, 271. Trous de loup, 312, 264. Trowsers, 115. Tschudi, Dr., i9, 268. Tulchan bishops, 62.

Turf screen against wind, 13z. Turnscrew in pocket-knife, 261. Turpentine, 338.

Turtle, water in its pericardium, 223. Tylor, Mr., 173, 177. Tyndall, Professor, 113.

Uganda thorn-wreath, 264. Ulysses, 254.

Underground huts, 142. Units of length, 35.

Ure's Dictionary, 246, 267, 331.