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knowing rats. While still encamped at the lower landing, some three or four days after the events last recounted, Mr. Joseph Meek, an old frontiersman and guide for emigrant trains through the mountains, came down from the Dalles, on his way to Vades, this family for some reason known only to Spencer, was started by him down the river to their home at Vancouver. Meek, on seeing the family leave the Dalles, had some misgivings as to their safe arrival at their destination, because of the ead, would protect them; so he parted from his wife and children with little apprehension as to their safety. In reply to Meek's question, I stated that I had not seen Spencer's family, when he remarked, Well, I fear that they are gone up, a phrase an that they had been killed. I questioned him closely, to elicit further information, but no more could be obtained; for Meek, either through ignorance or the usual taciturnity of his class, did not explain more fully, and when the steamer that had