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The Promise A Tale of the Great Northwest   By: (1880-1963)

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Transcriber's Note: Minor typographical errors have been corrected without note. Dialect spellings, contractions and discrepancies have been retained.

THE PROMISE

A Tale of the Great Northwest

By

JAMES B. HENDRYX

A. L. BURT COMPANY Publishers New York

Published by Arrangements with G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS

COPYRIGHT, 1915 BY JAMES B. HENDRYX

Seventh Impression

BY JAMES B. HENDRYX

The Promise The Gun Brand Connie Morgan in Alaska Connie Morgan with the Northwest Mounted

This edition is issued under arrangement with the publishers G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS, NEW YORK AND LONDON

The Knickerbocker Press, New York

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I. THE PACE 1

II. "BROADWAY BILL" 8

III. THE FINAL KICK 17

IV. LOVE OR HATE 26

V. "THIEF!" 34

VI. THE CROOKED GAME 39

VII. THE WRECK 47

VIII. NEW FRIENDS 53

IX. BILL GETS A JOB 59

X. NORTHWARD, HO! 65

XI. BILL HITS THE TRAIL 72

XII. THE TEST 83

XIII. ON THE TOTE ROAD 90

XIV. AT BAY 99

XV. THE WERWOLF 106

XVI. MONCROSSEN 116

XVII. A TWO FISTED MAN 125

XVIII. "BIRD'S EYE" AND PHILOSOPHY 133

XIX. A FRAME UP 138

XX. A FIRE IN THE NIGHT 147

XXI. DADDY DUNNIGAN 161

XXII. CREED SEES A GHOST 169

XXIII. HEAD LINES 178

XXIV. THE LOG JAM 187

XXV. "THE MAN WHO CANNOT DIE" 196

XXVI. MAN OR TOY MAN? 209

XXVII. JEANNE 217

XXVIII. A PROPHECY 222

XXIX. A BUCKSKIN HUNTING SHIRT 230

XXX. CREED 235

XXXI. THE ROBE OF DIABLESSE 246

XXXII. THE ONE GOOD WHITE MAN 253

XXXIII. THE PROMISE 259

XXXIV. THE NEW BOSS 263

XXXV. A HUNTING PARTY 274

XXXVI. TOLD ON THE TRAIL 282

XXXVII. IN THE OFFICE 287

XXXVIII. CHARLIE FINDS A FRIEND 296

XXXIX. BILL'S WAY 306

XL. CHARLIE GOES HUNTING 314

XLI. THE BLIZZARD 319

XLII. BUCKING THE STORM 326

XLIII. IN CAMP AGAIN 338

XLIV. THE MISSING BONDS 347

XLV. SNOW BOUND 358

XLVI. AN ANNOUNCEMENT 366

XLVII. MONCROSSEN PAYS A VISIT 374

XLVIII. THE WEDDING 382

XLIX. ON THE RIVER 391

L. FACE TO FACE 399

LI. THE PROMISE FULFILLED 406

LII. THE BIG MAN 415

THE PROMISE

CHAPTER I

THE PACE

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