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Northern Diamonds

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Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 51,503 / 151 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 551
Added to site: 2010.10.08 29208

An exciting, well told adventure story for boys and girls about twelve or thirteen. Three Canadian college boys go into the north woods to search for lost diamonds. They find them through hardships and dangers.

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busy. All the kit was out of the wrappers, and the room was a wilderness of brown paper. Everything had been packed into four canvas dunnage sacks, and now these were firmly strapped on the toboggan. The rifles and the snowshoes were similarly attached, so that the whole outfit was in one secure package. They hauled this down to the railway station themselves to make sure that there would be no delay, and dispatched it by express to Waverley, where they intended to leave the train. It was then a few minutes after six.


"Well, we're as good as off now," remarked Maurice, with a long breath. "Our train goes at eight. We've got two hours, and now I guess I'll go home and have supper with my folks and say good-bye. We'll all meet at the depot."

Neither Fred nor Macgregor had any relatives in the city and no necessary farewells to make. They had supper together at a downtown restaurant, and afterwards met Maurice at the Union Depot, where they took



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