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Troop One of the Labrador   By: (1863-1939)

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TROOP ONE OF THE LABRADOR

The Talbot Baines Series

With fine attractive new wrappers

THE FIFTH FORM AT ST. DOMINIC'S. By Talbot Baines Reed THE ADVENTURES OF A THREE GUINEA WATCH. By Talbot Baines Reed THE COCK HOUSE AT FELLSGARTH. By Talbot Baines Reed A DOG WITH A BAD NAME. By Talbot Baines Reed THE MASTER OF THE SHELL. By Talbot Baines Reed THE SCHOOL GHOST, AND BOYCOTTED. By Talbot Baines Reed THE SILVER SHOE. By Major Charles Gilson THE TREASURE OF TREGUDDA. By Argyll Saxby THE TWO CAPTAINS OF TUXFORD. By Frank Elias THE RIDERS FROM THE SEA. By G. Godfray Sellick A SON OF THE DOGGER. By Walter Wood A FIFTH FORM MYSTERY. By Harold Avery A SCOUT OF THE '45. By E. Charles Vivian FROM SLUM TO QUARTER DECK. By Gordon Stables COMRADES UNDER CANVAS. By F.P. Gibbon

( For Complete List see Catalogue )

OF All BOOKSELLERS

[Illustration: IT WAS DR. JOE BEYOND A DOUBT!]

TROOP ONE OF THE LABRADOR

BY

DILLON WALLACE

AUTHOR OF "GRIT A PLENTY," "THE RAGGED INLET GUARDS," ETC., ETC.

THE "BOY'S OWN PAPER" OFFICE 4 BOUVERIE STREET AND 65 ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD, E.C.4

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN Printed by UNWIN BROTHERS, LIMITED LONDON AND WOKING

CONTENTS

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I. DOCTOR JOE, SCOUTMASTER 9

II. PLANS 37

III. "'TIS THE GHOST OF LONG JOHN" 51

IV. SHOT FROM BEHIND 63

V. LEM HORN'S SILVER FOX 71

VI. THE TRACKS IN THE SAND 94

VII. THE MYSTERY OF THE BOAT 109

VIII. TRAILING THE HALF BREED 120

IX. ELI SURPRISES INDIAN JAKE 126

X. THE END OF ELI'S HUNT 135

XI. THE LETTER IN THE CAIRN 147

XII. THE HIDDEN CACHE 165

XIII. SURPRISED AND CAPTURED 179

XIV. THE TWO DESPERADOS 192

XV. MISSING! 198

XVI. BOUND AND HELPLESS 206

XVII. LOST IN A BLIZZARD 220

XVIII. A PLACE TO "BIDE" 232

XIX. SEARCHING THE WHITE WILDERNESS 240

XX. "WOLVES!" YELLED ANDY 251

XXI. THE ALARM IN THE NIGHT 259

XXII. THE IMMUTABLE LAW OF GOD 268

ILLUSTRATIONS

IT WAS DR. JOE BEYOND A DOUBT! Frontispiece

Facing Page STRETCHED UPON THE FLOOR LAY LEM HORN 70

ON THE RIGHT SEETHED THE DEVIL'S TEA KETTLE 104

"YOU STAND WHERE YOU IS AND DROP YOUR GUN!" 132

IT WAS A FIGHT TO THE DEATH 260

Troop One of the Labrador

CHAPTER I

DOCTOR JOE, SCOUTMASTER

"Doctor Joe! Doctor Joe's comin'! He just turned the p'int!"

Jamie Angus burst into the cabin at The Jug breathlessly shouting this joyful news, and then rushed out again with David and Andy at his heels.

"Oh, Doctor Joe! It can't be Doctor Joe, now! Can it, Pop? It must be some one else Jamie sees! It can't be Doctor Joe, what ever!" exclaimed Margaret in a great flutter of excitement.

"Jamie's keen at seein'! He'd know anybody as far as he can see un!" assured Thomas, no less excited at the news than was Margaret. "But 'tis strange that he's comin' back so soon!"

Of course Margaret, who was laying the table for supper, must needs follow the boys; and Thomas, who was leaning over the wash basin removing the grime of the day's toil, snatched the towel from its peg behind the door and, drying his hands as he ran, sacrificing dignity to haste, followed Margaret, who had joined the three boys at the end of the jetty which served as a boat landing.

A skiff had just entered the narrow channel which connected The Jug, as the bight where the Anguses lived was called, with the wider waters of Eskimo Bay. There could be no doubt, even at that distance, that the tall man standing aft and manipulating the long sculling oar, was Doctor Joe... Continue reading book >>




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