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The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle

or The Strange Cruise of the Steam Yacht

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Author: Edward Stratemeyer (Arthur M. Winfield)
Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 59,407 / 173 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Rover Boys
Downloads: 791
Added to site: 2007.09.10
mnybks.net#: 18167
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d. "I was home an' in bed, an' I don't know anything about your father."

"Was anybody around the station, that you know of?" went on Dick.

"No."

"Did any telegram come in for our family?"

"If it did I reckon Jackson would send it over, or telephone."

"Let us ask Jackson and make sure," said Sam, and led the way to the telegraph office. The telegraph receiver was ticking away at a lively rate, and Jackson, who had charge of the office, was taking down a message on a blank.

"Hullo!" cried the telegrapher, as he finished and looked up. "Here is a message for Mr. Randolph Rover hot off the wire. It won't take long to deliver it," and he handed it over. "It's paid for," he added. "But you'll have to sign for it," and Mr. Rover did so.

Eagerly all the Rovers read the communication, which ran as follows:

"Am following man I want to catch if possible. May be away from home several days or a week. Very important to see man--trip this summer depends upon it.

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