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The Rover Boys in the Land of Luck

Stirring Adventures in the Oil Fields

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Author: Edward Stratemeyer (Arthur M. Winfield)
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 65,415 / 189 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 706
Added to site: 2010.01.04
mnybks.net#: 26177
Origin: gutenberg.org
More Info: en.wikipedia.org
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CHAPTER II

WHO THE ROVER BOYS WERE

"Look there, will you!"

"That man and boy will surely be drowned!"

"Why don't they swim ashore?"

"Most likely the stream is running too swiftly for them."

"Help! Help!" came hoarsely from the man. Evidently his exertions were beginning to exhaust him.

"Save me! Save me!" screamed the boy, who seemed to be about Jack's age. "Save me! Don't let me drown!"

The two unfortunate victims had caught sight of the cadets, who had by this time come as close to them as the rocks on the bank permitted. The man waved his arm frantically toward them.

"Can't you swim?" yelled Jack, to make himself heard above the wind and the rushing of the water.

"I'm caught fast!" the man gasped out. "And my son is caught fast too."

"Both of my feet are fast!" screamed the boy. "Oh, please help us! Don't leave us here to be drowned!"

"It's a couple of logs of wood that are holding us,

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