The Rover Boys Under Canvas the Rover Boys Under Canvas

The Rover Boys Under Canvas the Rover Boys Under Canvas (Paperback)

By Edward Stratemeyer 
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Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1153775530
EAN: 9781153775533
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 128
Publish Date: 2010-3-31
Binding: Paperback
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Excerpt: ...week it made my blood boil the way he treated a couple of new fellows. Of course, they didn't know what he wanted, but that's no reason why he should howl at 'em the way he did. If he had done that to me, I'd have thrown my gun at his head." 154 What had been said about Gabe Werner's ambition to become the regular captain of Company C was true. The angular lieutenant was of the opinion that the place belonged to him, and he did not hesitate to tell this to all those with whom he was intimate. Now that Slugger Brown and Nappy Martell had left Colby Hall for good, Henry Stowell had established himself as a satellite of Werner, doing all the mean little jobs the big cadet desired. "Of course you'll be elected," declared Codfish to the lieutenant, when the talk over the coming election was rife. "The place belongs to you." "Sure it does," answered Gabe Werner readily. "But I suppose I've got to work like the rest of the candidates if I want it," he added, heaving a deep sigh. Werner was lazy by nature, and he did not like the idea of electioneering, any more than he did the idea of studying. "I'll tell you what you ought to do, Gabe," said Bill Glutts. "You ought to give the boys a spread, or treat them to an entertainment in town. That would nail the captaincy for you." This idea pleased Werner, and, as a result, that night he invited all the cadets he dared to approach to the moving-picture theater at Haven Point. A crowd of about thirty accepted this invitation, and they not only went to the show, but 155 later on dined at one of the restaurants at Gabe's expense. "That sort of thing makes me tired," declared Spouter, when he heard of this. "Why, the poor fish is trying to buy votes " At first Dan Soppinger had said that he did not care to run for the captaincy, but a number of his friends...
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Title: The Rover Boys Under Canvas the Rover Boys Under Canvas
Publisher: General Books
Author: Edward Stratemeyer
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1153775530
EAN: 9781153775533
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 128
Publish Date: 2010-3-31
Binding: Paperback

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