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In morn mother bird had sneaked in. Left when I moved but always came back. Moved stuff out and cooked breakfast, shaved and walked mile to road in Ashby Gap.
Met and talked to 2 men hikers, both from New York, out for week. Went to Paris for provisions. Back up to trail Passed Dept of Inter. Bureau of Mines place. Arrived Three Springs Leanto about 12:30
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Spring 230 yds. away but good could dip out barrelful.
Passed Snickers Gap on gravel road. sidetracked to Devils Race Course, which is long narrow stretch of rocks. Stream flows under, out of sight entire length, emerging below in timber 
Came to Wilsons Gap Leanto about 6 PM. very nice. stone with fireplace in one wall.
   Sorely tempted to stay but must go as far as possible. have dallied too much and must cover miles. Walked 4 measered miles in 55 minutes past

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