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The Pony Rider Boys in Texas

Or, The Veiled Riddle of the Plains

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Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 50,712 / 152 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 91.2
LoC Category: PS
Series: Pony Rider Boys
Downloads: 949
Added to site: 2006.12.11
mnybks.net#: 15529
Origin: gutenberg.org
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u'd do. He says we can't use our ponies on the drive."

"Why not?" asked Tad, looking up quickly.

"Because they are not trained on cattle work."

"Pshaw! I'm sorry. Have we got to leave them here?"

"No. He says we may turn them in with their herd, and use them for anything we care to, except around the cattle. We shall have to ride some of the bronchos when we are on duty."

"I think I see somebody falling off," laughed Tad. "Ever ride one of them, Ned?"

"No."

"Well, you'll know more about them after you have."

"I think I should like to go over and see Mr. Stallings," declared Tad.

"All right, come along, then."

They found the foreman of the outfit discussing the plans for their journey with Professor Zepplin, while Stacy Brown and Walter Perkins were listening with eager attention.

"This is Master Tad Butler, Mr. Stallings," announced the Professor.

"I think I have met the young man before," answered the foreman, with a peculiar

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