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Owen Clancy's Happy Trail

or, The Motor Wizard in California

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Author: Burt L. Standish (Gilbert Patten)
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 30,569 / 97 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 856
Added to site: 2008.01.02
mnybks.net#: 19575
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Adventure, Pulp
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down and getting time on the balance at seven per cent. And the mortgage had come due just before Wynn had absconded with all the cash resources. A stroke of luck alone had saved Clancy.

The street-car company had suddenly developed a need for the property he had bought. Judge Pembroke, a friend of Clancy's, did the negotiating, with the result that the premises sold for twenty thousand dollars.

The judge, knowing that Clancy & Wynn would have to move and must have some place to go, had secured an option on the Red-star establishment for four thousand dollars. So Clancy had financed the tottering affairs of Clancy & Wynn, had bought Rockwell's old place, and the transfer was in progress.

Lafe Wynn was overseeing the removal. When Clancy entered the garage, Lafe turned abruptly on his heel and walked into the office. Clancy followed him.

"What's the matter with you, Lafe?" inquired Clancy. "Why do you take pains to avoid me, all the time? We can't get along like that--and re

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