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Connie Morgan in the Fur Country   By: (1880-1963)

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Connie Morgan

in the

Fur Country

[Illustration]

By James B. Hendryx

· ILLUSTRATED ·

By James B. Hendryx

The Promise

The Gun Brand

The Texan

The Gold Girl

Prairie Flowers

Connie Morgan in Alaska

Connie Morgan with the Mounted

Connie Morgan in the Lumber Camps

Connie Morgan in the Fur Country

[Illustration: "For there, standing close beside the fire, his head and huge shoulders thrust into the doorway, his eyes gleaming like live coals, stood the great grey leader of the wolf pack."

Drawn by Frank E. Schoonover]

CONNIE MORGAN IN THE FUR COUNTRY

BY JAMES B. HENDRYX AUTHOR OF "CONNIE MORGAN IN ALASKA," ETC.

[Illustration]

ILLUSTRATED

G.P. PUTNAM'S SONS NEW YORK AND LONDON The Knickerbocker Press 1921

Copyright, 1921

by

James B. Hendryx

Made in the United States of America

[Illustration]

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I. DOG, OR WOLF? 1

II. 'MERICAN JOE 17

III. NERVE 32

IV. BRASS 49

V. THE PLAGUE FLAG IN THE SKY 76

VI. AT THE END OF RENÉ'S TRAIL 95

VII. AT FORT NORMAN 111

VIII. BAIT AND A BEAR 123

IX. OUT ON THE TRAP LINE 138

X. THE TRAIL OF THE CARCAJO 149

XI. THE CARIBOU HUNT 168

XII. THE TRAIL IN THE SNOW 184

XIII. AT THE CAMP OF THE HOOCH RUNNERS 200

XIV. THE PASSING OF BLACK MORAN 216

XV. SETTING THE FOX TRAPS 238

XVI. THE VOICE FROM THE HILL 254

XVII. THE LAKE OF THE FOX THAT YELLS 269

XVIII. THE MAN IN THE CAVE 290

ILLUSTRATIONS

PAGE

"FOR THERE, STANDING CLOSE BESIDE THE FIRE, HIS HEAD AND HUGE SHOULDERS THRUST INTO THE DOORWAY, HIS EYES GLEAMING LIKE LIVE COALS, STOOD THE GREAT GREY LEADER OF THE WOLF PACK" Frontispiece

"IN THE WHIRLING BLIZZARD, WITHOUT PROTECTION OF TIMBER, ONE PLACE WAS AS GOOD AS ANOTHER TO CAMP, AND WHILE THE INDIAN BUSIED HIMSELF WITH THE DOGS, CONNIE PROCEEDED TO DIG A TRENCH IN THE SNOW" 54

"THE THIRD DAY DAWNED COLD AND CLEAR, AND DAYLIGHT FOUND THE OUTFIT ON THE MOVE" 70

"IT WAS A TERRIBLE THING TO LOOK UPON TO THOSE TWO WHO KNEW ITS SIGNIFICANCE THAT FLAG GLOWING LIKE A SPLOTCH OF BLOOD THERE IN THE BRAZEN SKY" 80

"THE SNARE WAS SET ONLY A FOOT OR TWO FROM THE STUFFED RABBIT SKIN AND STICKS AND BRUSH SO ARRANGED THAT IN ORDER TO REACH THE RABBIT THE LYNX MUST LEAP STRAIGHT INTO THE SNARE" 130

"'MERICAN JOE CLIMBED THE TREE AND A FEW MINUTES LATER CONNIE HEARD THE BLOWS OF HIS BELT AX AS HE HACKED AT THE LIMB THAT HELD THE CLOG" 156

"AS DARKNESS SETTLED OVER THE NORTH COUNTRY, A LITTLE FIRE TWINKLED IN THE BUSH, AND THE ODOUR OF SIZZLING BACON AND FRYING LIVER PERMEATED THE COZY CAMP" 182

"AS HE STEPPED THROUGH THE DOORWAY HE WAS SEIZED VIOLENTLY FROM BEHIND" 218

Connie Morgan in the Fur Country

CHAPTER I

DOG, OR WOLF?

In the little cabin on Ten Bow Waseche Bill laid his week old newspaper aside, knocked the ashes from his pipe against the edge of the woodbox, and listened to the roar of the wind. After a few moments he rose and opened the door, only to slam it immediately as an icy blast, freighted with a million whirling flakes of snow, swept the room. Resuming his seat, he proceeded very deliberately to refill his pipe. This accomplished to his satisfaction, he lighted it, crammed some wood into the little air tight stove, and tilted his chair back against the log wall.

"Well, son, what is it?" he asked, after a few moments of silence during which he had watched his young partner, Connie Morgan, draw rag after rag through the barrel of his rifle... Continue reading book >>




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