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Woodcraft to shed in the forest. Called white for the silvery under sides of the leaves; these are 8 to x2 inches long, each leaflet 3 to 6 inches long. Nova Scotia to Texas. For a full tinbotanical account of one hundred and twenty of our finest trees with their uses as wood, theix properties, and the curious and interesting things about them see: "The Forester's Manual: or Forest Trees That Every Scout Should Know." By Ernest Thompson Seton. NATIVE WILD ANIMALS Every scout ought to know the principal wild animals that are found in North America. He need not know them as a naturalist, but as a hunter, as a camper. Here is a brief account of twenty-four o! them, and those who wish to know more will. find the fullest possible account in "Life Histories of North America," by E. T. Seto?. (Scribners, x9o9.) These two volumes are found in all large libraries. Elk or Wal?ttl (C? This/s smaller th?n the moose. It stands four to five feet at the shoulder and weighs four hundred to eight hundred pounds. It is known by its rounded horns and the patch of yellowish-white on the rump and tail. At one time this splendi?l animal was found throughout temtm?ate America from the Atlantic to the Pacific, north to Massachusetts, the Ot- Elk tawa River, the Peace River, and British Columbia; and south to Georgia, Texas, and southern California. It is now exterm- inated except in Manitoba, Saskatchewan? Alberta; Vancouver Island, Washington, Wyoming and a few localities Jn the mountain states and in parks where it has been