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Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels   By: (1876-1950)

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Minor punctuation errors have been corrected without notice. A few printer errors have been corrected and are listed at the end of the book. All other inconsistencies are as in the original. The author's spelling has been maintained.

[Illustration: A LITTLE DOG SCOOTED BETWEEN PEE WEE'S LEGS.

Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels. Page 53 ]

ROY BLAKELEY'S CAMP ON WHEELS

BY PERCY KEESE FITZHUGH

Author of

TOM SLADE, BOY SCOUT, TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORS, TOM SLADE WITH THE FLYING CORPS, ROY BLAKELEY, ETC.

Illustrated by HOWARD L. HASTINGS

Published with the approval of THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

GROSSET & DUNLAP

PUBLISHERS :: NEW YORK

Made in the United States of America

COPYRIGHT, 1920, BY GROSSET & DUNLAP

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I BREWSTER'S CENTER 1

II THE HOUSING PROBLEM 5

III "A WIDE AWAKE LOT" 11

IV A WILD NIGHT 17

V SOMEWHERE IN AMERICA 21

VI THE BIG B 30

VII ON TO SKIDDYUNK 34

VIII LABOR TROUBLES 38

IX SANDWICHES 45

X SCOUT HARRIS 51

XI WE MEET THE CHEERFUL IDIOT 59

XII ON THE SCREEN 64

XIII AN INVITATION 70

XIV PEE WEE ON SCOUTING 75

XV TO THE RESCUE 81

XVI UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER 87

XVII A WILD CAT RIDE 92

XVIII THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD 100

XIX WESTY 107

XX TAKING IT EASY 112

XXI THE SHERIFF ARRIVES 118

XXII RAILROADING 123

XXIII CRAZY STUFF 127

XXIV UP IN THE AIR 132

XXV IN THE DARK 137

XXVI WALTER HARRIS, SCOUT 144

XXVII "POTS" 150

XXVIII "SEEN IN THE MOVIES" 154

XXIX "FOILED" 159

XXX OUR PATROL "SING" 166

XXXI FLIMDUNK SIDING 170

XXXII EXPLORING 177

XXXIII OUR YOUNG HERO 181

XXXIV THE TRAIN 186

XXXV THE PROFITEERS 190

XXXVI A FRIEND IN NEED 200

XXXVII TENDERFLOPS AND OTHER FLOPS 206

XXXVIII ALL ABOARD 213

ROY BLAKELEY'S

CAMP ON WHEELS

CHAPTER I

BREWSTER'S CENTRE

Maybe you think just because scouts go camping in the summer time, and take hikes and all that, that there's nothing to do in the winter. But I'm always going to stick up for winter, that's one sure thing.

Anyway, this story isn't exactly a winter story, it's a kind of a fall story lightweight. Maybe after this I'll write a heavyweight winter story. Dorry Benton (he's in my patrol) says that if this story should run into the winter, I can use heavier paper for the last part of it. That fellow's crazy.

Believe me , there's plenty happening in the fall and in the winter; look at nutting and skating and ice boating. Only last winter there were two big fires here in Bridgeboro and one of them was the High School. Gee whiz, what more could you want?

But the best fire I ever went to was when the Brewster's Centre railroad station burned down. That was three or four years ago, and the railroad decided that as long as there was going to be a big war in Europe, they wouldn't build a new station.

It won't do you any good to look on the map for Brewster's Centre, because you won't find it... Continue reading book >>




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