There were two hundred and fifty miles of track
within the yards, their guide went on to tell them.
I knew the Indians would soon discover that they were on the wrong trail and that the search for me would be renewed in the right direction as soon as they located my tracks
Following the tracks
, we had left the morass and passed through a screen of brushwood and trees.
We did so, and at the end of a few hundred yards lost the tracks
as we emerged from the boggy portion of the moor.
How we traveled at a dogged run until we dropped in our tracks
Presently the tracks
thinned and here those of the girl and the Englishman became well marked.
Beginning at the pile of clamshells, he lighted matches to trace my tracks
in the sand.
Here, leading up the left fork, he came upon a fresh track
Taking a wide circuit round the ultimate tracks
, so as to leave them undisturbed for further examination, the man proceeded to the spring, the girl following, weak and terrified.
But when the Far-Shooter perceived the tracks
, he cried:
The method which traces the criminal by means of the tracks
of his footsteps is altogether primitive.
He heard we were coming here, figured out that we'd start ahead of him, and he wanted to side- track