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The River Motor Boat Boys on the Mississippi

On the Trail to the Gulf

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Author: Louis Arundel
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,165 / 153 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 434
Added to site: 2012.01.23 31232
Genre: Young Readers

The Motor Boat Boys, by Louis Arundel, is a series of adventure books for boys, published by M. A. Donohue & Co., Chicago, Illinois, from 1912 through 1915. The series featured six teen-aged boys of the Motor Boat Club, and their adventures on various waterways.

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gures of a dozen men running toward the motor boat! The man who had done the shooting stood near the foot of the pier, a revolver in his hand. Clay sprang for the switch which controlled the prow light.

"That's more like it!" came a voice from the shore, as the light flared out on the cluttered pier and the swirling waters of the river. "Why didn't you do that before?"

"Quit your shooting and come on board!" Clay advised. "We understand the use of firearms ourselves! Come aboard and tell us what all this is about."

"We'll come, fast enough!" said one of the advancing party. "Keep your lights on."

In a minute more the little motor boat was crowded with rough-looking men, all armed, and all insisting that every nook and corner of the Rambler should be searched.

The boys offered no objections, but sat on the deck railing waiting for the men to perform their task and go away. Captain Joe and Teddy, however, objected strenuously, and it required the efforts of all four,



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