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THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS AMONG THE GYPSIES

How They Met What Happened And How It Ended

by

GRACE BROOKS HILL

Author of "The Corner House Girls," "The Corner House Girls on a Houseboat," etc.

Illustrated by Thelma Gooch

Barse & Hopkins Publishers Newark, N. J. New York, N. Y.

BOOKS FOR GIRLS The Corner House Girls Series By Grace Brooks Hill 12mo. Cloth. Illustrated.

THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS AT SCHOOL THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS UNDER CANVAS THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS IN A PLAY THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS' ODD FIND THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS ON A TOUR THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS GROWING UP THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS SNOWBOUND THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS ON A HOUSEBOAT THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS AMONG THE GYPSIES

Publishers BARSE & HOPKINS Newark, N. J. New York, N. Y.

Copyright, 1921, by Barse & Hopkins

The Corner House Girls Among the Gypsies Printed in U. S. A.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE I The Fretted Silver Bracelet 9 II A Profound Mystery 20 III Sammy Pinkney in Trouble 31 IV The Gypsy Trail 40 V Sammy Occasions Much Excitement 50 VI The Gypsy's Words 60 VII The Bracelet Again To the Fore 70 VIII The Misfortunes of a Runaway 81 IX Things Go Wrong 90 X All Is Not Gold That Glitters 100 XI Mysteries Accumulate 108 XII Getting in Deeper 114 XIII Over the Hills and Far Away 122 XIV Almost Had Him 134 XV Uncertainties 143 XVI The Dead End of Nowhere 149 XVII Ruth Begins To Worry 157 XVIII The Junkman Again 165 XIX The House Is Haunted 175 XX Plotters at Work 184 XXI Tess and Dot Take a Hand 195 XXII Excitement Galore 206 XXIII A Surprising Meeting 217 XXIV The Captives 234 XXV It Must Be All Right 244

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

One young woman brought a great pan of stew and bread and three spoons to the van Title

"You have found it!" he chattered with great excitement 112

The girls could sit under the trees while Luke reclined on a swinging cot 158

"They want that silver thing back. It wasn't meant for you" 203

THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS AMONG THE GYPSIES

CHAPTER I THE FRETTED SILVER BRACELET

If Sammy Pinkney had not been determined to play a "joey" and hooked back one of the garage doors so as to enter astride a broomstick with a dash and the usual clown announcement, "Here we are again!" all would not have happened that did happen to the Corner House girls at least, not in just the way the events really occurred.

Even Dot, who was inclined to be forgiving of most of Sammy's sins both of omission and commission, admitted that to be true. Tess, the next oldest Corner House girl (nobody ever dignified her with the name of "Theresa," unless it were Aunt Sarah Maltby) was inclined to reflect the opinion regarding most boys held by their oldest sister, Ruth. Tess's frank statement to this day is that it was entirely Sammy's fault that they were mixed up with the Gypsies at all... Continue reading book >>




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