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The Boy Ranchers Among the Indians

or, Trailing the Yaquis

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Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 44,124 / 131 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.8
LoC Category: PS
Series: Boy Ranchers
Downloads: 2,600
Added to site: 2006.11.28
mnybks.net#: 15388
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

The ranchman whistled.

"That's bad!" he murmured. "Bad!"

"Would Rosemary and her brother have reached there by then?" asked Mrs. Merkel.

"Just about," her husband replied slowly. "Just about! This looks bad! Boys, we've got to do something! Those Yaquis may just be off on a little harmless jamboree, or they may be excited by a lot of their Medicine Men, or whatever they call 'em! Once let 'em get on the rampage, half Mexicans as they are, and we won't know what to expect! It looks bad! I'm glad the round-up is over. It gives us time. Boys, I think--"

But what he thought Mr. Merkel did not disclose--at least for the time being. The attention of all was again attracted by the sound of rapid hoofbeats, and, looking toward the trail that led to town, a horseman was seen riding toward Diamond X. By the manner of his approach it was easily assumed that he came on no ordinary errand.

"More news of the Indians, or I miss my guess!" murmured Bud.

And while the solita

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