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Frontier Boys in Frisco   By: (1870-)

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Illustrated by Rudolf Mencl

[Illustration: "The panting engine came to a stop."]



This series tells the adventures of Jim, Joe, and Tom Darlington, first in their camp wagon as they follow the trail to the great West in the early days. They are real American boys, resourceful, humorous, and but you must meet them. You will find them interesting company. They meet with thrilling adventures and encounters, and stirring incidents are the rule, not exception.

Historically, these books present a true picture of a period in our history as important as it was picturesque, when the nation set its face toward this vast unknown West, and conquered it.

1. Frontier Boys on Overland Trail 2. Frontier Boys in Colorado 3. Frontier Boys in the Rockies 4. Frontier Boys in the Grand Canyon 5. Frontier Boys in Mexico 6. Frontier Boys on the Coast 7. Frontier Boys in Hawaii 8. Frontier Boys in the Sierras 9. Frontier Boys in the Saddle 10. Frontier Boys in Frisco 11. Frontier Boys in the South Seas

Illustrated, 12mo, Cloth Price per Volume, 50 Cents

Copyright, 1911, by The Platt & Peck Co.



I. On the Engine 9 II. A Hold Up 17 III. Jim Takes a Chance 24 IV. The Girl and the Engineer 32 V. The Menu 40 VI. An Old Acquaintance 48 VII. Where was He? 56 VIII. In Frisco 64 IX. The Watcher 71 X. The Chase Begins 79 XI. The Chase Continued 87 XII. The Castle 95 XIII. The Man in the Gully 103 XIV. The Visitor 111 XV. The Lawyer and the Pirate 119 XVI. An Odd Restaurant 127 XVII. The Good Frau 135 XVIII. The Reconnoitre 143 XIX. The Castle 151 XX. The Banquet Hall 159 XXI. The Apparition 167 XXII. Brian De Bois Guilbert 175 XXIII. The Crisis 183 XXIV. A Reincarnation 191 XXV. In the Cell 199 XXVI. In the Mow 206 XXVII. Look Down and Not Up 214 XXVIII. A Square Meal 223 XXIX. A Reminiscence 231 XXX. Jim Boards the Pirate 243 XXXI. The End, a New Start 252




"Would you like to ride on the engine, Jim?" asked the engineer of the south bound train.

"Nothing would suit me better, Bob," replied Jim Darlington. "I guess you can drive this black horse," nodding towards the locomotive, "as well as you did the 'four' that you drove back in Kansas across the plains, when we were boys," and Jim grinned. "Nothing like the real horse," replied Bob Ketchel, "but I can manage this fire eater all right, too."

"Trust you for that," agreed Jim heartily.

"We will be pulling out in about five minutes," remarked Ketchel; "the tourists in the eating house are just swallowing their pie now with an anxious eye on the conductor. Hope they don't choke."

"I'm already, Bob," said Jim.

"No, you're not," replied Ketchel; "go back to your luxurious caboose and get your heaviest coat and your trusty revolver; we might see some game going through the Pass," and Bob winked wisely at his "boyhood" friend.

"Don't pull out until I get back," warned Jim, as he started on a trot toward one of the rear Pullmans, called a "caboose" by the flippant Bob... Continue reading book >>

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