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THE MISSION OF JANICE DAY

THE "DO SOMETHING" BOOKS BY HELEN BEECHER LONG

JANICE DAY THE TESTING OF JANICE DAY HOW JANICE DAY WON THE MISSION OF JANICE DAY

12mo. Cloth. Illustrated Price per volume, $1.25 net

SULLY AND KLEINTEICH NEW YORK

[Illustration: She approached the charger ridden by the bandit chief.

( See page 242 )]

THE FOURTH " DO SOMETHING " BOOK

THE MISSION OF JANICE DAY

BY

HELEN BEECHER LONG

AUTHOR OF "JANICE DAY," "THE TESTING OF JANICE DAY," ETC.

Illustrated by CORINNE TURNER

[Illustration]

NEW YORK SULLY AND KLEINTEICH

=Copyright, 1917, by= SULLY AND KLEINTEICH

All rights reserved

CONTENTS

=CHAPTER= =PAGE=

I. =Something Troubles Uncle Jason= 1 II. =Something Troubles Everybody= 16 III. =Marty Speaks Out= 25 IV. ="I Told You So"= 32 V. =Janice Goes Her Way= 44 VI. =The Shadow of Coming Events= 55 VII. =Echoes= 63 VIII. =Lottie Seeks a Friend= 72 IX. =Mrs. Scattergood Talks= 82 X. =The Only Serious Thing= 93 XI. ="I Must Go!"= 103 XII. =Nelson Does Not Understand= 113 XIII. =Marty Expands= 121 XIV. =The Black eyed Woman= 132 XV. =A Shock to Polktown= 141 XVI. =Marty Runs Into Trouble= 153 XVII. =Two Explosions= 163 XVIII. =Something Very Exciting= 174 XIX. =The Crossing= 183 XX. =Roweled by Circumstances= 201 XXI. =At La Guarda= 213 XXII. =The Red Vest Again= 223 XXIII. =The Bandits= 232 XXIV. =The Situation Becomes Difficult= 240 XXV. =An Amazing Meeting= 249 XXVI. =At Last= 263 XXVII. =Much To Talk About= 272 XXVIII. =Tom Hotchkiss Reappears= 281 XXIX. ="Judge B day"= 289 XXX. =At Home= 298

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She approached the charger ridden by the bandit chief. (See page 242.) Frontispiece =FACING PAGE=

"What do you mean? Has anything happened to daddy?" 92

"Marty Day!" repeated the girl. "How did you come here?" 164

A rising murmur went through the crowd; then they cheered 306

THE MISSION OF JANICE DAY

CHAPTER I

SOMETHING TROUBLES UNCLE JASON

"He don't look right and he don't sleep right," complained Aunt Almira Day, swinging to and fro ponderously in one of the porch rockers and fanning herself vigorously with a folded copy of the Fireside Favorite . "If it wasn't for his puttin' away jest as many victuals as usual I'd sartain sure think he was sickenin' for something."

"Oh! I hope Uncle Jason isn't going to be ill," Janice said sympathetically. "He has always seemed so rugged."

"He's rugged enough," Aunt 'Mira continued. "Don't I tell ye he's eatin' full and plenty? But there's something on his mind an' he won't tell me what 'tis."

"Maybe you imagine it," her niece said, pinning on her hat preparatory to leaving the old Day house on Hillside Avenue, overlooking Polktown... Continue reading book >>




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