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The Boy Ranchers at Spur Creek

or Fighting the Sheep Herders

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Published: 1923
Language: English
Wordcount: 45,406 / 135 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.2
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Boy Ranchers
Downloads: 2,244
Added to site: 2008.10.30
mnybks.net#: 22493
Origin: gutenberg.org
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n tell," was the answer. "I saw some men riding along out there, and when I called to know who they were they didn't answer, which was suspicious in itself. Then I told 'em to stop until I could get a look at 'em, but they turned and made off, and that was worse, so I fired a couple of times after 'em."

"Where are they now?" asked Dick.

"That's what we're going to find out; son," was the foreman's grim answer. "You there, Babe?" he called to his fat assistant, who rejoiced in the diminutive nickname.

"All there is of me," was the sighing answer. "Stand still there, you slab-sided chunk of salt pork!" he called to his horse, which was nervously swerving about. And Babe Milton was too heavy to be a quick mounter. He needed special attention on the part of his steed.

"Let's go, fellows!" cried Bud to his cousins, and, not waiting for the permission of Mr. Merkel, the lads saddled their horses and started after the foreman and his cowboys who had gotten a flying start.

"What do

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