HEROES: Akeley

As it must to all men, Death came to Carl Ethan Akeley, 62, sculptor, hunter, taxidermist, engineer. It found him where he had often been before, in the heart of Africa. Weakened by fever and a nervous breakdown some months ago, he died last week of hemorrhage attendant upon pneumonia at Kabele on Mt. Mikeno, Uganda, Belgian Congo.

A book on taxidermy, advertised in the Youth's Companion, was what started the Clarendon, N. Y., farm boy on his notable career. At 19 he was hired by a Rochester, N. Y., museum keeper to help...

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