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Comrades A Story of Social Adventure in California   By: (1864-1946)

Comrades A Story of Social Adventure in California by Thomas Dixon

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Transcriber's Note: Inconsistent hyphenation in the original document has been preserved. Obvious typographical errors have been corrected. For a complete list, please see the end of this document.

Comrades

[Illustration]

Thomas Dixon JR.

[Illustration: NORMAN CLASPED HER IN HIS ARMS.]

COMRADES

A STORY OF SOCIAL ADVENTURE IN CALIFORNIA

BY THOMAS DIXON, Jr.

Illustrated by C.D. WILLIAMS

[Illustration]

GROSSET & DUNLAP Publishers :: New York

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, INCLUDING THAT OF TRANSLATION INTO FOREIGN LANGUAGES, INCLUDING THE SCANDINAVIAN

COPYRIGHT, 1909, BY THOMAS DIXON, JR. PUBLISHED, JANUARY, 1909

DEDICATED TO THE DEAREST LITTLE GIRL IN THE WORLD, MY DAUGHTER LOUISE

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I. The Woman in Red 3

II. A New Joan of Arc 19

III. The Birth of a Man 31

IV. Among the Shadows 37

V. The Island of Ventura 48

VI. The Red Flag 56

VII. Father and Son 73

VIII. Through the Eyes of Love 85

IX. A Faded Picture 90

X. Son and Father 93

XI. The Way of a Woman 103

XII. A Royal Gift 105

XIII. The Burning of the Bridges 110

XIV. The New World 118

XV. For the Cause 123

XVI. Barbara Chooses a Profession 130

XVII. A Call for Heroes 134

XVIII. A New Aristocracy 151

XIX. Some Troubles in Heaven 166

XX. The Unconventional 181

XXI. A Pair of Cold Gray Eyes 186

XXII. The Fighting Instinct 192

XXIII. The Cords Tighten 207

XXIV. Some Interrogation Points 212

XXV. The Master Hand 224

XXVI. At the Parting of the Ways 235

XXVII. The Fruits of Patience 246

XXVIII. The New Master 257

XXIX. A Test of Strength 269

XXX. A Vision from the Hilltop 274

XXXI. In Love and War 283

XXXII. A Primitive Lover 291

XXXIII. Equality 295

XXXIV. A Brother to the Beast 306

XXXV. Love and Locksmiths 313

XXXVI. The Shining Emblem 318

LEADING CHARACTERS OF THE STORY

Scene : California. Time : 1898 1901

NORMAN WORTH An Amateur Socialist COLONEL WORTH His Father ELENA STOCKTON The Colonel's Ward HERMAN WOLF A Socialist Leader CATHERINE His Affinity Wife BARBARA BOZENTA A New Joan of Arc METHODIST JOHN A Pauper TOM MOONEY A Miner JOHN DIGGS A Truth Seeker ROLAND ADAIR Bard of Ramcat

ILLUSTRATIONS

"Norman clasped her in his arms" Frontispiece

FACING PAGE

"'Lift the flag back to its place!'" 72

Barbara 214

"Wolf grasped her" 292

COMRADES

COMRADES

CHAPTER I

THE WOMAN IN RED

"Fools and fanatics!"

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