A STRANGE DISCOVERY
Too Long; Didn't Read“It is my belief that Dr. Max Syx is a deceiver.”
The person who uttered this opinion was a young engineer, Andrew Hall, who had charge of the operations of one of the mining companies which were driving tunnels into the Grand Teton.
“What do you mean by that?” asked President Boon, who was the principal backer of the enterprise.
“I mean,” replied Hall, “that there is no free metal in this mountain, and Dr. Syx knows there is none.”
“But he is getting it himself from his mine,” retorted President Boon.