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<Text id=LonKlon> <Author>London, Jack</Author> <Title>Selected Klondike Short Stories</Title> <Edition>[Selections. 1982]. Library of America. New York: Literary Classics of the U.S., 1982</Edition> <note>Chronology needs more authoritative information.</note> <Date>1898-1911</Date> <body> <loc><locdoc>LonKlon289</locdoc><milestone n=289> <div0 type=story n=1> <p> <i>To the Man on Trail</i> (1) <p>"Dump it in." <p>"But I say, Kid, is n't that going it a little too strong? Whiskey and alcohol 's bad enough; but when it comes to brandy and pepper-sauce and" -- <p>"Dump it in. Who 's making this punch, anyway?" And Malemute Kid smiled benignantly through the clouds of steam. "By the time you 've been in this country as long as I have, my son, and lived on rabbit-tracks and salmon-belly, you 'll learn that Christmas comes only once per annum. And a Christmas without punch is sinking a hole to bedrock with nary a pay-streak." <p>"Stack up on that fe . . .