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The Forfeit

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E text prepared by Al Haines

THE FORFEIT

by

RIDGWELL CULLUM

Author of "The Night Riders," "The Way of The Strong," "The Trail of The Axe," Etc.

A. L. Burt Company Publishers New York Published by arrangement with George W. Jacobs & Company Copyright, 1917, by George W. Jacobs & Company All rights reserved

CONTENTS

I. AT RAINBOW HILL VALLEY II. CONFLICTING CURRENTS III. TRAILING THE "BLACK TAIL" IV. THE WEAKER VESSEL V. THE HANGING BEE VI. THE RAIDERS RAIDED VII. OUTLAND JUSTICE ...

Branded

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[Frontispiece: The resemblance . . . transformed itself slowly into the breath cutting reality, and I was staring up . . . into the face of Cummings.]

BRANDED

BY

FRANCIS LYNDE

AUTHOR OF

THE TAMING OF RED BUTTE WESTERN, THE CITY OF NUMBERED DAYS, ETC.

FRONTISPIECE BY

ARTHUR E. BECHER

GROSSET & DUNLAP

PUBLISHERS NEW YORK

COPYRIGHT, 1917, BY

CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS

Published April, 1918

Reprinted April, 1918

To the one who, more clearly than any other, can best understand and appreciate the motive for its writing, this boo...

Under Fire

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[Illustration: RED DOG'S ARREST.

Frontispiece. Page 264. ]

UNDER FIRE.

BY

CAPT. CHARLES KING, U.S.A.,

AUTHOR OF "THE COLONEL'S DAUGHTER," "MARION'S FAITH," "CAPTAIN BLAKE," ETC.

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS

BY C. B. COX.

"A bad dhrill, a wake voice, an' a limp leg thim three things are the signs av a bad man." PRIVATE MULVANEY.

PHILADELPHIA: J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY. 1895.

COPYRIGHT, 1894, BY J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY.

ELECTROTYPED AND PRINTED BY J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY, PHILADELPHIA, U.S.A.

TO

GENERAL WESLEY MERRITT, U.S. ARMY,

OUR HONORED C...

The Country Beyond A Romance of the Wilderness

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THE COUNTRY BEYOND

A ROMANCE OF THE WILDERNESS

BY JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD

AUTHOR OF THE VALLEY OF SILENT MEN, THE FLAMING FOREST, ETC.

JTABLE 5 23 1

List of Illustrations

"We'll make it, Peter," she whispered. . . . . . . Frontispiece

"I've come to tell you things, Nada. I've been living a lie."

They hurried to the camp, the children racing ahead to tell the news.

" a squaw named Yellow Bird sent word that you would be welcome."

A glass of wine once lost a kingdom, a nail turned the tide of a mighty battle, and a woman's smile once upon a time d...

Whispering Smith

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[Illustration: "And whom may I say the message is from?"]

WHISPERING SMITH

BY

FRANK H. SPEARMAN

ILLUSTRATED BY N. C. WYETH AND

WITH SCENES FROM THE PHOTO PLAY

PRODUCED BY THE SIGNAL

FILM CORPORATION

NEW YORK

GROSSET & DUNLAP

PUBLISHERS

Published by Arrangement with Charles Scribner's Sons

COPYRIGHT, 1906, BY

CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS

Published, September, 1906

TO MY SON

THOMAS CLARK SPEARMAN

IN MEMORY OF

A PIEDMONT WINTER

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE I. The Wrecking Boss ...

Crooked Trails

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[Illustration: 01 TEXAS RANGERS HOLDING UP CHAPPARAL BANDITS]

CROOKED TRAILS

By Frederic Remington

Illustrated By Frederic Remington

Author Of "Pony Tracks"

First published in 1898

CONTENTS

HOW THE LAW GOT INTO THE CHAPARRAL

THE BLUE QUAIL OF THE CACTUS

A SERGEANT OF THE ORPHAN TROOP

THE SPIRIT OF MAHONGUI

THE ESSENTIALS AT FORT ADOBE

MASSAI'S CROOKED TRAIL

JOSHUA GOODENOUGH'S OLD LETTER

CRACKER COWBOYS OF FLORIDA

THE STRANGE DAYS THAT CAME TO JIMMIE FRIDAY

THE SOLEDAD GIRLS

CROOKED T...

The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories –by: Owen Wister

This is the fifth published book of Owen Wister, author of the archetypical Western novel, The Virginian. Published in 1900, it comprises eight Western short stories.

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THE JIMMYJOHN BOSS AND OTHER STORIES

By Owen Wister

To Messrs. Harper & Bothers and Henry Mills Alden whose friendliness and fair dealing I am glad of this chance to record

Owen Wister

Preface

It's very plain that if a thing's the fashion Too much the fashion if the people leap To do it, or to be it, in a passion Of haste and crowding, like a herd of sh...

The Flaming Forest –by: James Oliver Curwood

A tale of mystery, romance, and honor, as David Carrigan must choose between his duty as an officer of the law and a girl who holds him captive; a girl who Carrigan thinks he may have fallen in love with no less! Who is this strange girl Jean-Marie, and why won’t she give him his freedom? And who are the people that she surrounds herself with along the great Canadian rivers and wilderness barrens and forests of the northwest?

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THE FLAMING FOREST

BY

JAMES OLIVER CURWOOD

AUTHOR OF THE VALLEY OF SILENT MEN, THE COUNTRY BEYOND, THE ALASKAN, ETC.

THE ...

The Boys of Crawford s Basin The Story of a Mountain Ranch in the Early Days of Colorado –by: Sidford F. (Sidford Frederick) Hamp

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The Boys of Crawford's Basin

THE STORY OF A MOUNTAIN RANCH IN THE EARLY DAYS OF COLORADO

BY SIDFORD F. HAMP

Author of "Dale and Fraser, Sheepmen," etc.

ILLUSTRATED BY CHASE EMERSON

W. A. WILDE COMPANY BOSTON CHICAGO

Copyrighted, 1907

BY W. A. WILDE COMPANY

All rights reserved

THE BOYS OF CRAWFORD'S BASIN

[Illustration: "THERE WAS BIG REUBEN LOOKING DOWN AT US"]

PREFACE

In relating the adventures of "The Boys of Crawford's Basin," the author has endeavored to depict the life of the ranchman in the mountains of Colorado as he...

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