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A TINY GUARDIAN OF THE MINER'S WELFARE

As susceptible as men are to the overwhelming effects of mine gases, the canary bird is much more so. The result is that in many disasters the birds are made the outposts of the invading army of restoration. They are overcome long before man can detect the presence of the gas and therefore warn the men of the dangers ahead.


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