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The Motor Boys

or, Chums Through Thick and Thin

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Author: Clarence Young (pseudonym)
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,897 / 130 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.7
LoC Category: PN
Series: Motor Boys
Downloads: 814
Added to site: 2006.09.11 5035

The three chums are car and motorcycle crazy and can get caught up in high jinks, but are, at the same time, moral and obedient to their parents. Their behavior is contrasted with another group of less well behaved rich kids.

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undred dollars value respectively. Of course each of our heroes hoped to win big prizes, and there was a keen but friendly rivalry among them.

Chapter III


At last came the day for the races. It was early in July, and the weather though warm, was not oppressive. Early in the morning a big crowd started out toward the grounds of the Cresville Athletic Club, which were about a mile outside of the town proper.

Ned, Bob and Jerry reached the track about ten o'clock, and found it pretty well occupied.

"It will give us good practice in wheeling in a crowd," observed Jerry as he stripped off his sweater and, in regular racing costume, began to make the circuits.

His two friends soon followed his example. A little later Noddy and Jack arrived. The two cronies kept to themselves and spoke no word to our three heroes.

About noon-time there was a general stopping and all the contestants who



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