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The Boy Scouts in the Maine Woods

The New Test for the Silver Fox Patrol

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Author: Herbert Carter
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 60,719 / 171 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 690
Added to site: 2010.02.25
mnybks.net#: 26778
Origin: gutenberg.org

Thad and his chums have a wonderful experience when they are employed by the State of Maine to act as Fire Wardens.

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ng toward reaching the Eagle chain of lakes, was more fully developed.

In the beginning there had been three of the paddlers in the party; but a telegram had caught them as they left the train, calling the Oldtown Indian, Sebattis, home, on account of the serious sickness of his wife.

Thad was capable of assuming charge of one canoe, with the assistance of Step Hen and Davy, both lusty fellows. And so they had not bothered trying to fill the gap at the last hour. The chances were that they might have had to take some fellow along who would turn out to be sullen, or else a shirk; thus spoiling much of their pleasure on the trip.

These members of the Silver Fox Patrol had reason to feel proud, because each one of them was at that time wearing a trifling little badge that proved their right to call themselves assistant fire wardens, employed by the great State of Maine to forever keep an eye out for dangerous conflagrations, and labor to extinguish the same before they could do much damage.<

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