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Boy Scouts in the Canal Zone

The Plot Against Uncle Sam

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Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 50,150 / 147 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.4
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 609
Added to site: 2008.09.06
mnybks.net#: 21997
Genre: Young Readers
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e said. "What did you tell him?"

"I tried to bluff him out at first, but soon learned that he knew more about the Zone situation than I did. He didn't get much information from me, but I learned from him that the Daily Planet is wise to the whole situation, as the boys say. Now, the question is this: 'Where did the editor secure his information?' I asked him in so many words, but he only laughed at me."

"The place to go for that information," Nestor suggested, "is to the editor himself. Mr. Shaw would, of course, know all about it."

"That is exactly what I thought," said the lieutenant, "so I lost no time in getting to the editorial rooms. Mr. Shaw was there, and treated me very courteously, but the only satisfaction I could get from him was the information that he knew something of what was going on, and was doing his best to secure enough facts regarding the matter for a news story."

"I may be able to get more than that out of him," George ventured.

"I doubt it,"

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