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The Motor Boys Overland

or, A Long Trip For Fun and Fortune

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Author: Clarence Young (pseudonym)
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 45,999 / 129 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.4
LoC Category: PS
Series: Motor Boys
Downloads: 745
Added to site: 2006.09.12
mnybks.net#: 238

With the money won at the great motor cycle race the three boys purchase their touring car and commence their travels. When in the West they hear of the opening up of a new gold diggings and resolve to visit the locality in their car.

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had been safely put away in the barn at Bob's house, three anxious boys broached the subject to their respective parents. So insistent were they that it was not long before a general council was arranged. Mrs. Hopkins and Mr. Slade were induced to call at Mr. Baker's house, where, with the three boys, the whole subject was gone over.

"I'm afraid it's too much of an undertaking, said Mr. Baker.

"That's my idea " agreed Mr. Slade, and Mrs. Hopkins nodded to indicate that that was her view.

The boys set up a chorus of pleadings. The parents had many objections. The distance was too great, the boys did not know enough about automobiles, they would lose their way and break down far from help. In fact, so many negative reasons were given that it looked as if the plan would not go through.

"Will you please wait ten minutes before you make a final decision?" asked Jerry, appealing to the trio of parents.

They agreed, wondering what he was about to do. Jerry got his hat and hurried f

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