Manuscripts/Mixed Material [Gaston Fergenson]
“Well, when [??] those hogs I ran to a tree and climbed it. In my haste, I dropped my gun at the base of the tree, so that it would not slow up [?] climbing. These hogs gathered around the tree, and with their bristles standing straight up, squealing and grunting, they were hacking away at the tree.
“This particular tree was not a very big one, and by the [?????] finish at the ends of hog tusks shortly. If I had my gun I could have killed the beast, but the need for it never entered my mind when I started to climb the tree.
“I [?????] would carry at the camp, because the [???????] showed up which made me believe the boys couldn't [?] me. After my voice became so hoarse that it was useless for me to yell, I just settled down to my fate.
“It was not long till a [?] of shots hit into the hogs