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QUEST OF SCALPED BROTHERS.


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S.J. Dorland of Akron, N.Y. on His Way to the California Desert.

New-York Times / June 11, 1897

LOS ANGELES, Cal., June 11. — S. J. Dorland of Akron, N.Y. is in Los Angeles, on his way to the desert to hunt for his brothers, Pete and Ben, who, he believes, were scalped by Indians. Dorland is undoubtedly the victim of a cruel practical joke.

He received a letter, signed by D. E. Mirean, declaring that both Pete and Ben Dorland had been massacred by Indians. To-day Mr. Dorland will go to Thomson, a station on the desert, from where the letter was received, to try to find some trace of the young men.

 

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