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The Boy Scouts in the Blue Ridge

Marooned Among the Moonshiners

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Author: Herbert Carter
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 59,273 / 168 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 793
Added to site: 2010.05.04 27599

This story tells of the strange and mysterious adventures that happened to the Patrol on their trip through the 'mountains of the sky' in the Moonshiners' Paradise of the old Tar Heel State, North Carolina.

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h a vim, and presently called out exultantly:

"She's coming now, boys; I felt both feet give that time. Oh! it's going to be all right, after all. Bumpus, I promised you my stamp book; but I reckon I'll need it a while longer myself, so consider the thing off. Please come out, and give me that lift now, Allan. Two of you can do it easy enough."

Bob White, with his usual promptness, when any one was in need of help, volunteered to assist Allan. Between them they succeeded in dragging the scout who was trapped in the quicksand, out of his unpleasant predicament; and while about it all of them crossed to the other side of the creek, where they were speedily joined by the balance of the patrol; though every boy took advantage of the fence rails that lay scattered through the shallow water, in order to prevent any possibility of a repetition of the disaster that had overtaken their comrade.

A halt was called, to enable Giraffe to wipe some of the mud from the lower portions of his uniform. And



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