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Connie Morgan in Alaska


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  "LIKE HIS FATHER BEFORE HIM, HE WAS ANSWERING THE CALL OFTHE GOLD."]

  CONNIE MORGAN IN ALASKA

  BY JAMES B. HENDRYX

  AUTHOR OF "THE PROMISE," "THE LAW OF THE WOODS," ETC.

 

  _ILLUSTRATED_

  G.P. PUTNAM'S SONS NEW YORK AND LONDON The Knickerbocker Press

  COPYRIGHT, 1916 BY J.B. HENDRYX

 

  Made in the United States of America

  CONTENTS

  CHAPTER PAGE

  I.--SAM MORGAN'S BOY 1

  II.--THE TEN BOW STAMPEDE 16

  III.--THE NEW CAMP 30

  IV.--PARTNERS 41

  V.--ON THE TRAIL OF WASECHE 54

  VI.--THE MEN OF EAGLE 70

  VII.--IN THE LILLIMUIT 91

  VIII.--WASECHE BILL TO THE RESCUE 105

  IX.--THE WHITE DEATH 120

  X.--THE _IGLOO_ IN THE SNOW 141

  XI.--ON THE DEAD MAN'S LONELY TRAIL 156

  XII.--IN THE HEART OF THE SILENT LAND 169

  XIII.--O'BRIEN 185

  XIV.--THE ESCAPE FROM THE WHITE INDIANS 203

  XV.--O'BRIEN'S CANS OF GOLD 219

  XVI.--FIGHTING THE NORTH 234

  XVII.--THE SNOW TRAIL 251

  XVIII.--ALASKA! 269

  XIX.--ON THE KANDIK 283

  XX.--THE DESERTER 296

  XXI.--MISTER SQUIGG 312

  XXII.--THE MAN WHO DIDN'T FIT 325

  ILLUSTRATIONS

  PAGE

  "Like his father before him, he was answering the call of the gold" _Frontispiece_

  "Making sure that the boy slept, he began silently to assemble his trail pack" 42

  "McDougall's prize _malamutes_ shot out on the trail" 52

  "When Connie opened his eyes, daylight had vanished" 67

  "What could one small boy do in the face of the ultimatum of these men of the North?" 81

  "My dad would have got out, and, you bet, so will I!" 103

  "Now, what d' yo' think of that! I'd sho' hate fo' this heah rope to break!" 116

  Connie Morgan "stared spellbound at the terrible splendour of the changing lights" 136

  "Waseche Bill attacked the hard-packed snow with his axe" 149

  "We'ah lost, kid. It's a cinch we cain't find the divide" 154

  "The boy's lips moved in prayer, the only one he had ever learned" 166

  "The two partners stared open-mouthed at the apparition. _The face was white!_" 183

  "With a palsied arm he motioned to O'Brien, who stepped before him" 195

  "The boy's fifteen-foot lash sang through the thin air" 216

  "As they passed between the pillared rocks the Indians broke cover, hurling their copper-tipped harpoons as they ran" 232

  "You make me tired!" cried Connie. "Anybody'd think you needed a city, with the streets all numbered, to find your way around" 237

  "Without waiting for a reply, Connie slipped softly over the edge" 262

  "Recklessly O'Brien rushed out upon the glittering span of snow while Connie and Waseche watched breathlessly" 272

  "My dad followed British Kronk eight hundred miles through the snow before he caught him--and then--you just wait." 299

  "Mechanically he drew the knife from its sheath and dragged himself to the body of the moose." 310

  "Between them walked a little, rat-faced man. The man was Mr. Squigg." 331

  "Squigg slunk into the star-lit night." 337

  Connie Morgan in Alaska

 
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