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An experienced tanner, using the palm reader's clairvoyance in reverse, can study the lines and markings on a cowhide as ... [Read more]

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A native Scotsman, John Burns permanently brought part of his homeland to Santa Cruz County. Burns married Miss Margaret Oswald at Falkirk, and had five children when he moved to Canada in 1852. Ten years later, he and his son Thomas settled in the mountains to the north of Santa ..." [More]

Excerpted from A Walk Through Time: John Burns by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow