This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXX. HOME AGAIN CONCLUSION. "dan is gone!" "Which way did he go?" "I don't know." "He ran up the shore, in that ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXX. HOME AGAIN CONCLUSION. "dan is gone!" "Which way did he go?" "I don't know." "He ran up the shore, in that direction!" called out Dora, pointing with her hand. Leaving Arnold Baxter in the grasp of Fairwell and Ruff, Tom and Sam hurried off. But Dan Baxter had disappeared in a perfect wilderness of rocks and bushes and could not be located. "Never mind," said Tom; "let him go, if he wants to remain on this lonely spot." All were soon on board the sloop, and Tom and Sam told their tale, to which Dora, as well as the others, listened with close attention. "Then my mother is safe! " burst out the girl. "Thank Heaven for that!" "She was safe when last we saw her," said Tom. "I guess the best thing we can do will be to get back to the wreck of the Wellington without delay." "Yes! yes! take me to my mother at once. I have been hunting for her ever since she disappeared." "But how did you happen to come here?" "I found out that Josiah Crabtree had hired the Wellington, and day before yesterday we ran across a steamboat which had sighted the schooner headed in this direction." "How did he get her away in the first place?" "We were stopping at a hotel in Canada and I went out to do some necessary shopping. When I got back my mother was gone. She had received a bogus note, written I presume by Crabtree, asking her to come to me at once, as I had been taken sick in one of the stores. I immediately hired a detective, Mr. Ruff here, and we tracked Mr. Crabtree to the lake." "Good for you, Dora, --a man couldn't have done better," cried Sam so enthusiastically that Dora had to blush. "But now I want to get to mother without further delay." "Let us set sail at once, then," said Tom. "The distance to the wreck is not over two miles." Without...Read Less
GLOSSY ILUST(4) Good+Cond, some pencil erasures to blank endpapers. 5x7" Brown Clothbnd 252pg Decorated Cover Shows 3 Boys In Laurel Ovals. SAILBOAT Red & Black & White Cover titles On BROWN Cloth.....#5 of 20 titles on Verso TP box. early copy. Has 14pages adverts in back of book.
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