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Image from page 324 of “St. Nicholas [serial]” (1873)
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Identifier: stnicholasserial192dodg
Title: St. Nicholas [serial]
Year: 1873 (1870s)
Authors: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
Subjects: Children’s literature
Publisher: [New York : Scribner & Co.]
Contributing Library: Information and Library Science Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Digitizing Sponsor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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iles long, and six hundred feet deep inplaces. It contains the rums of about a thou-sand of these remarkable cliff-houses, some ofwhich are very well preserved. The Canonde Tsayee, with its mummies, was anotherabode of the Cliff-builders ; and there aremany more scattered over parts of Arizona,New Mexico, and Colorado. In most of thesehouses there is little left. Furniture they neverhad, and most of the implements have beencarried away by the departing inhabitants orby other Indians. The floors are one and twofeet deep with the dust of ages, mingled withthorns and nutshells brought in by the chip-munks which are now their only tenants. By digging to the bedrock floor I have found finestone axes, beautiful arrow-heads, the puzzlingquoit-like stones, and even baskets of yucca-fiber exactly like the strange plaques madein Moqui to-day—but these crumbled to dustsoon after they were exposed to the air. Between the cliff-houses of which I havebeen speaking and the cave-dwellings, there is

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THE CLEVA PINTADA, OR PAINTED CAVE. (SEE NEXT PAGE.) a very curious and startling link — houses, oreven whole towns, built in natural caves!The Montezuma Well is such a one, and thereare several others, of which the best exampleis the wonderful cave-village on the Mancos. 792 STRANGE CORNERS OF OUR COUNTRY. These caves are not, like the Mammoth Cave,great subterranean passages and chambers, butvast hollows—generally bowl-like — in theface of a cliff. They absolutely protect the in-closed town, above, at both sides, and oftenalso below — as they are usually well up fromthe bottom of the cliff, and between is a steepascent which no enemy could scale in the faceof any opposition. Such towns could be cap-tured only by surprise. The romantic CuevaPintada,* which only half a dozen white menhave ever seen, is a very good type of thesecaves on a smaller scale — being only aboutfifty feet in diameter. It looks very much likethe bowl of a gigantic ladle set into the clifffifty feet fr

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Bradford Gerl uses his leg and arm to hook onto Isaac Elge and hang off Elge in order to roll him to his back. The steady pressure on Elge’s shoulder joint causes the bottom man to succumb to Gerl’s will.

141#, Bout 6, Bradford Gerl (California Baptist University) TECH FALL Isaac Elge (Colorado School of Mines) TECH FALL 16-1