The Boy Scouts Book of Stories

The Boy Scouts Book of Stories
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1919

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The Boy Scouts Book of Stories
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The great big man / O. Johnson -- A twilight adventure / M.D. Post -- Tad Sheldon, second class scout / J.F. Wilson -- The red-headed league / A.C. Doyle -- The ransom of Red Chief / O. Henry -- The honk-honk breed / S.E. White -- The devil-fish / N. Duncan -- The jumping frog / Mark Twain --Bingism / B. Tarkingtorn -- Concho Curly at the op'ra / E.B. Bronson -- The lie / H. Hagedorn -- Story of the bandbox / R.L. Stevenson -- The hero and the cowboy / J.C. Lincoln -- The dollar / M. Robertson -- The mascot of

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n't ap-preciate that, youngster."

"No," said the Big Man, reflectively. "They never do, do they?"

The luncheon bell rang, and they hurried down. The Big Man was overwhelmed by the discovery. If Butcher didn't cover first, how could they ever beat Andover and the Princeton freshmen? Even Hill School and Pennington might trounce them. He fell into a brown melancholy, until suddenly he caught the sympathetic glance of Mrs. Rogers on him, and for fear that she would think it was due to his own weakness, he began to chat volubly.

He had always been a little in awe of the Butcher. Not that the Butcher had not been friendly; but he was so blunt and rough and unbending that he rather repelled intimacy. He watched him covertly, admiring the bravado with which he pretended unconcern. It must be awful to be threatened with expulsion and actually to be expelled, to have your whole life ruined, once and forever. The Big Man's heart was stirred. He said to himself that he had not been sympathe

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After reading the first two stories, I have to agree with the editor that it is a collection of excellent stories for young boys.
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FEATURED AUTHOR - Daniel Martin Eckhart is the author of the novels Tales of Wychwood, The Champ, Barnaby Smith, Home, The Way It Is - and the screenwriting book Write, Write, Write. Before focusing on his writing career, Eckhart served in the Swiss military, guarded the Pope's life in the Vatican, worked for the United Nations, driving trucks across the Sinai Desert, delivering diplomatic mail to Damascus and driving armored limousines in Beirut. After five years in Israel, Lebanon, Iran and Iraq, Eckhart… Read more