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The Brighton Boys in the Radio Service

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Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,082 / 143 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.7
LoC Category: PN
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 518
Added to site: 2007.07.16
mnybks.net#: 17653
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Adventure, Audiobook
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ay. We leave here in a short while for the navy yard, where mess will be served."

"Mess? That's breakfast, ain't--isn't it?" asked Slim anxiously.

"Yes," the sergeant replied, "and a good one, too."

Each boy touched his cap respectfully as the non-commissioned officer turned to return to the train.

"Hope we have sausage," said Jerry in an undertone; "but I'm hungry enough to eat anything they give me."

"Same with me," Slim added in melancholy tones; "but I guess I'll have to diet some until I'm sure, certain, and solidified in the service."

At that instant the shrill blast of a whistle brought their attention back to the train, where the sergeant was signaling them to return. Three automobiles had arrived, and into these our three friends and the other fifteen recently enlisted men climbed, for the trip to League Island, where is located one of the Nation's largest and most important navy yards.

Down wide, asphalted Broad Street the party sped, past solid rows

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