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Campfire Girls in the Allegheny Mountains

or, A Christmas Success against Odds

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Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 34,642 / 106 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 842
Added to site: 2005.02.22
mnybks.net#: 9687
Origin: gutenberg.org
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, they chanted a clever parody of Wo-he-lo Cheer, a Boy Scout's compliment to the Camp Fire Girls, and then marched out of the auditorium and away toward the interurban line, where their chartered train was waiting for them, and all the while they continued the chant with variations of the words, the rhythmic drive of their voices pulsing back to the Institute, but becoming fainter and more faint until at last the sound was lost with the speeding away of the trolley train in the distance.

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CHAPTER III.

THE SKULL AND CROSS-BONES.

If Marion Stanlock, "High Peak" in the trait and a torch bearer, had read one of two letters, signed with a "skull and cross-bones," which she found lying on the desk in her room after the adjournment of the Grand Council Fire, doubtless there would have been an interruption, and probably a change, in the holiday program of the Flamingo Camp Fire. She saw the letters lying there and u

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