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       Burt L. Standish / Young Adult
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Under Canvas; or, The Hunt for the Cartaret Ghost
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UNDER CANVAS OR THE HUNT FOR THE CARTARET GHOST

THE HICKORY RIDGE BOY SCOUTS

A SERIES OF BOOKS FOR BOYS

By Capt. Alan Douglas, Scout-master

The Campfires of the Wolf Patrol

Their first camping experience affords the scouts splendid opportunities to use their recently acquired knowledge in a practical way. Elmer Chenowith, a lad from the northwest woods, astonishes everyone by his familiarity with camp life. A clean, wholesome story every boy should read.

Woodcraft; or, How a Patrol Leader Made Good

This tale presents many stirring situations in which the boys are called upon to exercise ingenuity and unselfishness. A story filled with healthful excitement.

Pathfinder; or, The Missing Tenderfoot

Some mysteries are cleared up in a most unexpected way, greatly to the credit of our young friends. A variety of incidents follow fast, one after the other.

Fast Nine; or, a Challenge from Fairfield

They show the same team-work here as when in camp. The description of the final game with the team of a rival town, and the outcome thereof, form a stirring narrative. One of the best baseball stories of recent years.

Great Hike; or, The Pride of The Khaki Troop

After weeks of preparation the scouts start out on their greatest undertaking. Their march takes them far from home, and the good-natured rivalry of the different patrols furnishes many interesting and amusing situations.

Endurance Test; or, How Clear Grit Won the Day

Few stories ”get” us more than illustrations of pluck in the face of apparent failure. Our heroes show the stuff they are made of and surprise their most ardent admirers. One of the best stories Captain Douglas has written.

Under Canvas; or, The Hunt for the Cartaret Ghost

It was hard to disbelieve the evidence of their eyes but the boys by the exercise of common-sense solved a mystery which had long puzzled older heads.

Storm-bound; or, a Vacation Among the Snow Drifts

The boys start out on the wrong track, but their scout training comes to the rescue and their experience proves beneficial to all concerned.

Boy Scout Nature Lore to be Found in The Hickory Ridge Boy Scout Series, all illustrated:--

Wild Animals of the United States--Tracking--Trees and Wild Flowers of the United States--Reptiles of the United States--Fishes of the United States--Insects of the United States and Birds of the United States.

_Cloth Binding_ _Cover Illustrations in Four Colors_ _40c. Per Volume_

THE NEW YORK BOOK COMPANY 201 EAST 12th STREET NEW YORK

THE SCOUTS BUSIED THEMSELVES MAKING PREPARATIONS FOR THECAMP MEAL]

THE HICKORY RIDGE BOY SCOUTS

UNDER CANVAS

OR

THE HUNT FOR THE CARTARET GHOST

BY CAPTAIN ALAN DOUGLAS

SCOUT MASTER

N Y B Co.]

THE NEW YORK BOOK COMPANY NEW YORK

COPYRIGHT, 1915, BY THE NEW YORK BOOK COMPANY

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE I OUT FOR SHELL-BARKS 13 II WHAT HAPPENED ON THE ROAD 25 III NEAR THE HAUNT OF ”SPOOKS” 34 IV ”TO THE VICTORS BELONG THE SPOILS” 45 V WHAT A SCOUT LEARNS 55 VI LOOKING AROUND 66 VII HARVEST TIME 77 VIII HOW ELMER'S PLAN WORKED 88 IX THE CAMPING-OUT EXPEDITION 99 X IN FOR A GLORIOUS TIME 109 XI SACKING THE FOREST STORE-HOUSE 120 XII THE MIDNIGHT VIGIL 130 XIII A STRANGE FIGURE IN WHITE 141 XIV TOLD AROUND THE CAMP FIRE 152 XV THE BOOGIE OF THE TOWER 163 XVI HOMEWARD BOUND--CONCLUSION 174



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