Books Should Be Free is now
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads
Search by: Title, Author or Keyword

The Frontier Boys in the Sierras Or, The Lost Mine   By: (1870-)

The Frontier Boys in the Sierras Or, The Lost Mine by Wyn Roosevelt

First Page:

THE FRONTIER BOYS IN THE SIERRAS

Or

The Lost Mine

by

CAPT. WYN ROOSEVELT

Illustrated by S. Schneider

New York A. L. Chatterton Company Publishers

By the same Author FRONTIER BOYS ON THE OVERLAND TRAIL FRONTIER BOYS IN COLORADO FRONTIER BOYS IN THE ROCKIES FRONTIER BOYS IN THE GRAND CANYON FRONTIER BOYS IN MEXICO FRONTIER BOYS ON THE COAST FRONTIER BOYS IN HAWAII FRONTIER BOYS IN THE SIERRAS FRONTIER BOYS IN THE SADDLE

Copyright 1909 Chatterton Peck Co.

[Illustration: "THE MEXICAN HAD GOT ALMOST WITHIN STRIKING DISTANCE." P. 179.]

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I. IN THE CHANNEL 9 II. FAREWELL TO HAWAII 17 III. JEEMS' STORY 25 IV. THE LOST MINE 33 V. WORKING THE SHIP 41 VI. DANGEROUS WORK 49 VII. WHAT THEY SAW 57 VIII. A RACE 66 IX. THE ENGINEER 75 X. THE RUSSIAN 85 XI. A CONSPIRACY 94 XII. THE GREEN GHOSTS 103 XIII. TOM'S BAD LUCK 112 XIV. THE TRIAL 121 XV. "THE MARIA CROTHERS" 130 XVI. AN EXCITING CHARGE 140 XVII. A CHASE 148 XVIII. THE DIAGRAM 157 XIX. THE CAMP IN THE VALLEY 167 XX. A SURPRISE 176 XXI. THE GREASER 185 XXII. HAIL 192 XXIII. A HOLIDAY 202 XXIV. BIG GUS AND HIS GANG 209 XXV. A NEW FORT 215 XXVI. A NIGHT ATTACK 222 XXVII. THE RETREAT 229 XXVIII. A NEW START 237 XXIX. THE SEARCH 244 XXX. THE LOST MINE AGAIN 251

The Frontier Boys in the Sierras

CHAPTER I

IN THE CHANNEL

"By Jove, Jim!" exclaimed Jo Darlington, "but this sea is something fierce! For one I will be mighty glad when we get clear of the Hawaiian channels and out into the open."

"It is lively going," yelled Jim, above the roar of the wind, as he and his brother Jo were standing together on the bridge of their ship, "but I guess the Sea Eagle will weather it, if we don't run into another vessel in the dark. How about it, Captain?"

The captain, who was the rather bent figure of an old man, was clothed in a heavy woolen jacket, buttoned across his chest. He stopped and regarded Jim fixedly in the semi light on the bridge.

"What's that, Skipper?" he roared hoarsely, "weather this? Why, this ain't no sea, and the Sea Eagle is a staunch boat. Why, lad, you must be joking."

"I was," replied Jim, laughing. "I just want to reassure brother Jo, that was all."

"Somebody ought to go and cheer up Tom and Jeems Howell," remarked Jo, in order to give himself some sea standing in the eyes of Captain Kerns. "They are as sick as puppies down in the cabin."

"Don't blame 'em much," cried Jim, "this motion would upset a shark's liver."

If you have read "The Frontier Boys in Hawaii," you will be well acquainted with these conversationalists on the good sea going yacht, the Sea Eagle , but if not, you will have to be introduced, "Mr... Continue reading book >>




eBook Downloads
ePUB eBook
• iBooks for iPhone and iPad
• Nook
• Sony Reader
Kindle eBook
• Mobi file format for Kindle
Read eBook
• Load eBook in browser
Text File eBook
• Computers
• Windows
• Mac

Review this book



Popular Genres
More Genres
Languages
Paid Books