The Campfire Girls on Station Island

The Campfire Girls on Station Island

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Excerpt: ... his sports car." "One thing sure," chuckled Burd. "He can't do so much damage with that old Dobbin as he did with the car he drives about New Melford." "Belle and Sally have got a hen on," said the slangy Amy to Jessie. "See them whispering together?" "I can see what they are up to from right where I stand," announced Darry, dropping the ball. 103 "Come on, Burd! Let's beat it for the raft again. That's one place those two girls can't follow us without bathing suits." "He, he!" giggled his sister. "I hope they sit right down here and wait for you to come ashore." "Send out our supper by the lifeguard," called Burd, as he followed his chum into the surf. "We fear sharks less than we do a certain brand of featherless biped." "I suppose it would be too pointed for us to run away," said Amy to Jessie, as Bill Brewster drove the pony carriage out on to the beach. "Belle has got her eye on us, that is a fact," agreed Jessie. She was curious, especially after what their new friend had told them an hour before about the story that Belle Ringold was circulating. Belle was eager to talk-as she always was. "So your folks got one of these bungalows, did they, after all, Jess Norwood?" she began. "I suppose you know there is no surety that you can keep it a month?" "I don't know about that. I guess father attended to the lease. And he is a lawyer, you know," said Jessie, quietly. "Pooh! Yes," said Belle, tossing her head. "But there are lawyers and lawyers! My father has the smartest lawyer in New York working 104 for him. And I suppose you know about the claim he has against all the middle of this island?" "We have heard that you have a claim on the island-or think you have," said Amy slyly. "But, then, Belle, you always did think you owned the earth." "Now, Miss Smartie, don't be too funny! Father is going to prove his right to the golf course and all these...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236735196
  • 9781236735195