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The Boy Scout Automobilists

or, Jack Danby in the Woods

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Author: Robert Maitland
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,295 / 117 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 472
Added to site: 2008.09.16
mnybks.net#: 22071
Genre: Young Readers
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ts, earnestly, "but I'm going to get hold of Major Jones as soon as I get to Guernsey, and ask him to have you inspect the Fourteenth and criticize it. Don't hesitate, please, Captain! Just pitch in and tell us what's wrong, and we'll all be eternally grateful to you. And I wish you'd give me a list of those books you were talking about, will you?"

"Gladly," said Durland. "All right, Colonel. I'll have the Troop on hand for that train."

The Scouts enjoyed the trip mightily. Durland took occasion to impress on them some of the differences between a regular Boy Scout encampment and the strict military camp of which, for the next week, they were to form a part.

"Remember to stick close to your own camp," he said. "After taps don't go out of your own company street. There's no need of it, and I don't want any visiting around among the other troops. In a place like this camp, boys and men don't mix very well, and you'd better stick by yourselves. We won't be there very long, anyway, because we

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