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The High School Boys' Canoe Club

Dick & Co.'s Rivals on Lake Pleasant

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Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 48,091 / 146 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 775
Added to site: 2004.07.05 8736
Genre: Young Readers

Outdoor sports is the keynote of this volume. Boys will alternately thrill and chuckle over this splendid narrative of the further adventures of Dick Prescott and his chums.

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the money all right," drawled Ripley, with an important air, as he passed up three five dollar bills. "Give me a receipt for this, please."

"You've money enough there to pay it all," said the auctioneer.

"Yes; but I may bid on something else," Fred replied.

"Good luck to you," laughed the auctioneer.

Presently along came a miscellaneous lot of the weapons that had been used by cowboys and Indians connected with the show. The auctioneer tried to close these out in one lot, but there were no bids.

Several of the younger men did brisk, but not high bidding for the rifles. These were disposed of.

Then tomahawks were offered for sale, singly. The first ones offered went at an average of twenty-five cents each. At last Dan Dalzell secured one for a nickel, paid his money and proudly tucked his purchase under his arm.

"Bring out the grand war canoe!" called the auctioneer at last.

Now every drop of blood in Dick Prescott's body tingled. His chums, too, were eq



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