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By Kirk Munroe

Raftmates

A Story of the Great River

by

Kirk Munroe

Author of
“Dorymates” “Campmates” “Canoemates” Etc.

Illustrated

New York and London
Harper & Brothers Publishers
1902
Copyright, 1893, by Harper & Brothers.
All rights reserved

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER

I. THE RAFT
II. WINN ASSUMES A RESPONSIBILITY
III. A MUD—BESPATTERED ARRIVAL FROM CALIFORNIA
IV. BILLY BRACKETT STARTS DOWN THE RIVER
V. HOW THE VOYAGE WAS BEGUN
VI. MR. GILDER AND HIS RUDE RECEPTION
VII. A GANG OF “RIVER—TRADERS”
VIII. DISAPPEARANCE OF THE RAFT
IX. ALONE ON THE ISLAND
X. A NIGHT OF STRANGE HAPPENINGS
XI. BILLY BRACKETT’S SURPRISING SITUATION
XII. THE TRAPPERS TRAPPED
XIII. WINN’S LONELY CRUISE
XIV. A PEAL OF GIRLISH LAUGHTER
XV. “CAP’N COD,” SABELLA, AND THE “WHATNOT”
XVI. BIM MAKES AN ENEMY
XVII. THE TRUTH, BUT NOT THE WHOLE TRUTH
XVIII. FOLLOWING THE TRAIL
XIX. A CURIOUS COMPLICATION
XX. BIM GROWLS
XXI. EVERY ONE EXPLAINS
XXII. A “MEWEL” NAMED “REWARD”
XXIII. REWARD RUNS AWAY WITH THE PANORAMA
XXIV. WINN DISCOVERS HIS LONG—LOST RAFT
XXV. THE RAFT AND SHOW—BOAT CHANGE CREWS
XXVI. A DISASTROUS COLLISION
XXVII. IS THIS OUR RAFT OR NOT?
XXVIII. THE RESCUE OF SABELLA
XXIX. BIM BRINGS ABOUT A JOYFUL MEETING
XXX. IN CLOD’S CABIN
XXXI. CAMPMATES TURN RAFTMATES
XXXII. THE “RIVER—TRADERS” ATTEMPT TO REGAIN POSSESSION
XXXIII. WHERE IS BIM?
XXXIV. A BLAZE ON THE RIVER
XXXV. BIM’S HEROISM
XXXVI. THE MASTER OF MOSS BANK
XXXVII. BIM’S COON
XXXVIII. THE GREAT RIVER AND ITS MISCHIEF
XXXIX. HURLED THROUGH THE CREVASSE AND WRECKED
XL. A MEETING OF MATES

ILLUSTRATIONS.

“WINN DASHED AWAY WITH THE SPEED OF A DEER” . . . Frontispiece

“WINN SECURED ONE END OF THE CABLE TO THAT PART OF THE BOOM RESTING AGAINST THE SNAG”

“’WHY, THE RAFT HAS GONE!’ EXCLAIMED ELTA”

“’HOLD ON, YOUNG MAN! ONE AT A TIME IS ENOUGH’”

“A BROAD STREAM OF WHEAT RUSHED OUT ON DECK”

“’WATCH HIM, BIM!’”

“’WHO’S THERE?’ CRIED THE OLD MAN”

“BILLY BRACKETT UTTERED A CRY OF AMAZEMENT”

WINN’S INTRODUCTION TO SABELLA

BILLY BRACKETT IS A FRIEND IN NEED

“THE MULE WAS PURCHASED THAT AFTERNOON”

“WITH A PRODIGIOUS LEAP HE LANDED SQUARELY ON REWARD’S HEAD”

“’THE RAFT HAS GONE, AND WE ARE AFTER IT’”

THE RESCUE OF SABELLA

“THE NEXT INSTANT HE SPRANG TO HIS FEET WITH A CRY”

“THE STRONG ARMS LIFTED HIM AS THEY WOULD A CHILD”

“LIKE YOUNG TIGERS THE BOYS TUGGED AT THE HEAVY SWEEPS”

“’YO’ CALLIN’ DAT AR PLANTASHUN MOSS BACK?’ EXCLAIMED SOLON”

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