The love of adventure is inborn in all normal boys. Action is almost a supreme demand in the stories they read with most pleasure. Recognizing this primary demand, in this tale I have endeavored to keep in mind this requisite and at the same time to avoid sensational appeals. The unusual is not always the improbable. The Go Ahead Boys are striving to be active without being unduly precocious or preternaturally endowed.
on his ankles. He won't take any chances."
"He called for a rope," exclaimed John Clemens. "See, that sailor who went up with Fred is letting one down."
"And he's making the other one fast to the yard," added Grant.
"They're going to haul him up, I guess," said Pop.
"That's right," exclaimed Grant. "See, he's tying the other end around Fred's chest. They'll have him fixed all right in a minute."
"If he doesn't fall before," String reminded them.
"You're certainly a pessimist, String," exclaimed Pop. "Don't you ever have a cheerful thought?"
"Of course I do, but I'm worried."
"So am I. I try to be cheerful now and then, though."
"He's all right now," exclaimed Grant as the sailor finished tying the rope around Fred's body. "He couldn't fall now to save his life."
The sailor scrambled quickly up the mast until he stood alongside Petersen. Then the two men bent low, and hauling in hand over hand, soon pulled Fred up to the yard on which they s
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