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In A New World or, Among The Gold Fields Of Australia   By: (1832-1899)

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IN A NEW WORLD

AMONG THE GOLD FIELDS OF AUSTRALIA

BY

HORATIO ALGER, JR.

AUTHOR OF "FACING THE WORLD," "DO AND DARE," "RAGGED DICK SERIES," "LUCK AND PLUCK SERIES," ETC.

PHILADELPHIA

PORTER & COATES

FAMOUS ALGER BOOKS.

RAGGED DICK SERIES. By HORATIO ALGER, JR. 6 vols. 12mo. Cloth. RAGGED DICK. FAME AND FORTUNE. ROUGH AND READY. MARK THE MATCH BOY. BEN THE LUGGAGE BOY. RUFUS AND ROSE.

TATTERED TOM SERIES. By HORATIO ALGER, JR. 4 vols. 12mo. Cloth. FIRST SERIES. TATTERED TOM. PAUL THE PEDDLER. PHIL THE FIDDLER. SLOW AND SURE.

TATTERED TOM SERIES. 4 vols. 12mo. Cloth. SECOND SERIES. JULIUS. THE YOUNG OUTLAW. SAM'S CHANCE. THE TELEGRAPH BOY.

CAMPAIGN SERIES. By HORATIO ALGER, JR. 3 vols. FRANK'S CAMPAIGN. PAUL PRESCOTT'S CHARGE. CHARLIE CODMAN'S CRUISE.

LUCK AND PLUCK SERIES. By HORATIO ALGER, JR. 4 vols. 12mo. Cloth. FIRST SERIES. LUCK AND PLUCK. SINK OR SWIM. STRONG AND STEADY. STRIVE AND SUCCEED.

LUCK AND PLUCK SERIES. 4 vols. 12mo. Cloth. SECOND SERIES. TRY AND TRUST. BOUND TO RISE. RISEN FROM THE RANKS. HERBERT CARTER'S LEGACY.

BRAVE AND BOLD SERIES. By HORATIO ALGER, JR. 4 vols. 12mo. Cloth. BRAVE AND BOLD. JACK'S WARD. SHIFTING FOR HIMSELF. WAIT AND HOPE.

PACIFIC SERIES. By HORATIO ALGER, JR. 4 vols. 12mo. THE YOUNG ADVENTURER. THE YOUNG MINER. THE YOUNG EXPLORERS. BEN'S NUGGET.

ATLANTIC SERIES. By HORATIO ALGER, JR. 4 vols. THE YOUNG CIRCUS RIDER. DO AND DARE. HECTOR'S INHERITANCE. HELPING HIMSELF.

WAY TO SUCCESS SERIES. By HORATIO ALGER, JR. 4 vols. 12mo. Cloth. BOB BURTON. THE STORE BOY. LUKE WALTON. STRUGGLING UPWARD.

NEW WORLD SERIES. By HORATIO ALGER, JR. 3 vols. 12mo. Cloth. DIGGING FOR GOLD. FACING THE WORLD. IN A NEW WOULD.

Other Volumes in Preparation.

COPYRIGHT, 1893, BY PORTER & COATES.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE

I. OLD FRIENDS IN MELBOURNE, . . 1

II. PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE, . . . 9

III. FLETCHER ACTS SUSPICIOUSLY, . . 18

IV. A TIMELY RESCUE, . . . . . 26

V. STARTING FOR THE MINES, . . . 31

VI. A NIGHT INCIDENT, . . . . . 40

VII. PARTING COMPANY, . . . . . 49

VIII. A VICTIM OF TREACHERY, . . . 58

IX. A DISAGREEABLE SURPRISE, . . . 66

X. FLETCHER TURNS UP AGAIN, . . . 74

XI. TAKEN CAPTIVE, . . . . . . 83

XII. THE HOME OF THE BUSHRANGERS, . 91

XIII. A TRIAL AND ITS TRAGIC FINALE . 100

XIV. ELECTION OF A NEW CAPTAIN, . . 108

XV. LOST IN THE WOODS, . . . . . 118

XVI. THE SHEPHERD'S HUT, . . . . 125

XVII. A WELCOME IN THE WILDS, . . . 134

XVIII. A DANGEROUS ACQUAINTANCE, . . 142

XIX. A RUFFIAN FOILED, . . . . . 151

XX. THE BOYS ARRIVE AT BENDIGO, . . 130

XXI. BUYING A CLAIM, . . . . . . 168

XXII. STRIKING LUCK, . . . . . . 177

XXIII. RAISING THE NUGGET, . . . . 186

XXIV. THE NUGGET IN DANGER, . . . . 194

XXV. THE MIDNIGHT ROBBERY, . . . . 202

XXVI. A THIEF'S EMBARRASSMENT, . . . 210

XXVII. BAFFLED CUPIDITY, . . . . . 219

XXVIII. THE NUGGET IN SAFETY, . . . . 227

XXIX. SELLING THE CLAIM, . . . . . 235

XXX. THE Two CONSPIRATORS, . . . . 244

XXXI. TAKEN CAPTIVE, . . . . . . 253

XXXII. OBED IN A TIGHT PLACE, . . . 262

XXXIII. THE TABLES ARE TURNED, . . . 271

XXXIV. FAREWELL TO MELBOURNE, . . . 279

XXXV. SOME OLD ACQUAINTANCES, . . . 288

XXXVI. A HEART BROKEN RELATIVE, . . . 293

XXXVII. HOME AGAIN, . . . . . . . 300

XXXVIII. THE BOYS' SECURE POSITIONS, . . 307

XXXIX. CONCLUSION, . . . . . . . 314

IN A NEW WORLD.

CHAPTER I.

OLD FRIENDS IN MELBOURNE.

A stout gentleman of middle age and two boys were sitting in the public room of a modest inn in Melbourne. The gentleman was known to the public as Professor Hemmenway, who announced himself on the programme of his entertainment as "The Magician of Madagascar," though he freely confessed to his confidential friends that he had never seen the island of that name... Continue reading book >>




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