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THE BOY SCOUTS OF LENOX

Or

The Hike Over Big Bear Mountain

by

FRANK V. WEBSTER

Author of "Only a Farm Boy," "Ben Hardy's Flying Machine," "The Boy from the Ranch," Etc.

Illustrated

[Illustration: THEY HOISTED HIM TO THE LIMB, WHERE HE CLUNG WATCHING THE NEXT RESCUE. Page 202. ]

New York Cupples & Leon Company Publishers

BOOKS FOR BOYS

By FRANK V. WEBSTER

12mo. Cloth. Illustrated.

ONLY A FARM BOY TOM, THE TELEPHONE BOY THE BOY FROM THE RANCH THE YOUNG TREASURER HUNTER BOB, THE CASTAWAY THE YOUNG FIREMEN OF LAKEVILLE THE NEWSBOY PARTNERS THE BOY PILOT OF THE LAKES THE TWO BOY GOLD MINERS JACK, THE RUNAWAY COMRADES OF THE SADDLE THE BOYS OF BELLWOOD SCHOOL THE HIGH SCHOOL RIVALS BOB CHESTER'S GRIT AIRSHIP ANDY DARRY, THE LIFE SAVER DICK, THE BANK BOY BEN HARDY'S FLYING MACHINE THE BOYS OF THE WIRELESS HARRY WATSON'S HIGH SCHOOL DAYS THE BOY SCOUTS OF LENOX TOM TAYLOR AT WEST POINT COWBOY DAVE THE BOYS OF THE BATTLESHIP JACK OF THE PONY EXPRESS

Cupples & Leon Co., Publishers, New York

Copyright, 1915, by Cupples & Leon Company

THE BOY SCOUTS OF LENOX

Printed in U. S. A.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I. WHEN THE SEED TOOK ROOT 1

II. THE MAN WHO LOVED NATURE 10

III. A CLOUD OVER THE OSKAMP HOME 20

IV. THE DEFIANCE OF DOCK PHILLIPS 30

V. THE BLACK BEAR PATROL 41

VI. SETTING THE TRAP 48

VII. DOCK GOES FROM BAD TO WORSE 57

VIII. SIGNS OF TROUBLE AHEAD 66

IX. NO SURRENDER 76

X. READY FOR THE START 84

XI. ON THE WAY 91

XII. THE FIRST CAMP FIRE 98

XIII. THE LIFE THAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN SAVED 106

XIV. AT THE FOOT OF BIG BEAR MOUNTAIN 114

XV. NOT GUILTY 122

XVI. WHAT TO DO IN A STORM 129

XVII. THE LANDSLIDE 137

XVIII. CAMPING ON THE LAKE SHORE 145

XIX. FRIENDS OF THE DEER 153

XX. FIRST AID TO THE INJURED 162

XXI. SCOUT GRIT 171

XXII. THE CABIN IN THE WOODS 180

XXIII. INTO THE GREAT BOG 189

XXIV. RETURNING GOOD FOR EVIL 198

XXV. WHEN CARL CAME HOME CONCLUSION 207

THE BOY SCOUTS OF LENOX

CHAPTER I

WHEN THE SEED TOOK ROOT

"I move we go into it, fellows!"

"It strikes me as a cracking good idea, all right, and I'm glad Tom stirred us up after he came back from visiting his cousins over in Freeport!"

"He says they've got a dandy troop, with three full patrols, over there."

"No reason, Felix, why Lenox should be left out in the cold when it comes to Boy Scout activities. Let's keep the ball rolling until it's a sure thing."

"I say the same, Josh. Why, we can count about enough noses for a full patrol right among ourselves. There's Tom Chesney to begin with; George Cooper here, who ought to make a pretty fair scout even if he is always finding fault; Carl Oskamp, also present, if we can only tear him away from his hobby of raising homing pigeons long enough to study up what scouts have to know; yourself, Josh Kingsley; and a fellow by the name of Felix Robbins, which happens to be me."

"That's five to begin with; and I might mention Billy Button; yes, and Walter Douglass, though I guess he'd take the premium for a tenderfoot, because he knows next to nothing about outdoor life... Continue reading book >>




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