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Title: Bob Hunt in Canada
Author: George W. Orton
Release Date: November 17, 2006 [eBook #19853]
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Graduate Coach of Track and Cross Country Teams
University of Pennsylvania, Joint Manager of
Camp Tecumseh, N. H., and author of
"Bob Hunt at Camp Pontiac,"
and "Bob Hunt, Senior
Printed in 1924 by
Western Printing & Lithographing Co.
fence around the track.
"What do you think this is?" asked Bill. "A football game, or do you take me for a tackling dummy?"
"Well, some kind of a dummy," replied Pud, as he held Bill so firmly that he could not get at him to punch his
"That'll do, you big rhinoceros," said Bill, as Pud released him.
"What's the news?" said Pud.
"I've just had a letter from Bob Hunt and he wants us to go up to Canada with him to a fishing and hunting
"Well, you see what you can do with your father and I'll get after mine," replied Bill. "I rather think that I
won't have much trouble as father was saying just the8 other day that he thought the open air life was the only
thing for a boy in the summer."
"Yes, I've noticed that oftentimes they make cheap chauffeurs out of us," said Bill. "They tell us they cannot spare us during the summer and then make us drive them around at all hours. That's quite a snap for them, I think, but it doesn't get us any place."
"You're right," assented Pud. "I had a very poor time last summer for my family was always having me drive them some place where I did not want to go. They couldn't see that I would much rather get out on a lot in the hot sun and have a game of ball than take the finest drive there is."
"Yes, I heard that you had a great summer," said Pud. "How did you get along without Bob as a pitcher?"
"We certainly missed him as he was a whole team by himself," said Bill. "That's one reason why I would like
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