eadful. Just f-f-fit him, I bet," declared Toby, who had a very warm heart.
"Well, it's too late now, because the fellow's far enough away by now," commented Max.
"Perhaps we might happen to run across him some other time?" suggested Steve, consolingly.
"Like as not," the other remarked, "and now, let's return to the camp, and think of what we'll have for supper. I'm as hungry as a bear, for one."
"Same here," declared Bandy-legs enthusiastically; for, though short of stature, he was known to have full stowage capacity when it came to disposing of appetizing food.
There was soon more or less of a bustle around the camp. Each one seemed willing to help, and from the orderly way in which they went about their several tasks it was evident that these campers had reduced things to something of a system.
And while the supper is in process of preparation it might be as well for us to learn a little more about these five lively lads.
They belonged in the town of Carson