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THE BANNER BOY SCOUTS SNOWBOUND

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A Tour on Skates and Iceboats

by

GEORGE A. WARREN

Author of "The Banner Boy Scouts," "The Musket Boys of Old Boston," Etc.

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[Illustration: "LOOK OUT! THE SECOND CAT!" YELLED PAUL. The Banner Boy Scouts Snowbound Page 161 ]

The Saalfield Publishing Co. Akron, Ohio New York Made In U. S. A.

Copyright, 1916, by Cupples & Leon Company

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE I. On the Frozen Bushkill 1 II. When the Old Ice House Fell 8 III. The Rescue 15 IV. A Quick Return for Services Rendered 23 V. A Startling Interruption 30 VI. A Gloomy Prospect for Jud 38 VII. Paul Takes a Chance 46 VIII. Bobolink and the Storekeeper 54 IX. "Fire!" 62 X. The Accusation 69 XI. Friends of the Scouts 76 XII. The Iceboat Squadron 84 XIII. On the Way 91 XIV. The Ring of Steel Runners 98 XV. Tolly Tip and the Forest Cabin 105 XVI. The First Night Out 112 XVII. "Tip Ups" for Pickerel 119 XVIII. The Helping Hand of a Scout 126 XIX. News of Big Game 134 XX. At the Beaver Pond 141 XXI. Setting the Flashlight Trap 149 XXII. Waylaid in the Timber 157 XXIII. The Blizzard 165 XXIV. The Duty of the Scout 172 XXV. Among the Snowdrifts 180 XXVI. Dug Out 187 XXVII. "First Aid" 194 XXVIII. More Startling News 202 XXIX. The Wild Dog Pack 211 XXX. A Change of Plans 219 XXXI. Good Bye to Deer Head Lodge 227 XXXII. The Capture of the Hobo Yeggmen 235 XXXIII. Conclusion 243

PREFACE

DEAR BOYS:

Once more it is my privilege to offer you a new volume wherein I have endeavored to relate further interesting adventures in which the members of Stanhope Troop of Boy Scouts take part. Most of my readers, I feel sure, remember Paul, Jud, Bobolink, Jack and many of the other characters, and will gladly greet them as old friends.

To such of you who may be making the acquaintance of these manly young chaps for the first time I can only say this. I trust your interest in their various doings along the line of scoutcraft will be strong enough to induce you to secure the previous volumes in this series in order to learn at first hand of the numerous achievements they have placed to their credit.

The boys comprising the original Red Fox Patrol won the beautiful banner they own in open competition with other rival organizations. From that day, now far in the past, Stanhope Troop has been known as the Banner Boy Scouts. Its possession has always served as an inspiration to Paul and his many staunch comrades. Every time they see its silken folds unfurled at the head of their growing marching line they feel like renewing the vows to which they so willingly subscribed on first joining the organization... Continue reading book >>




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