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The Sheriff's Son

 
 
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When Meldrum came in answer to her summons, he met the shock of his life (page 179)

 
 

The Sheriff's Son

By

William MacLeod Raine


With Illustrations by
Harold Cue


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Boston and New York
Houghton Mifflin Company
The Riverside Press Cambridge
1918

 
 

COPYRIGHT, 1917 AND 1918, BY FRANK A. MUNSEY COMPANY
COPYRIGHT, 1918, BY WILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Published April 1918

 

 

Books by William MacLeod Raine
PUBLISHED BY
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY


THE SHERIFF'S SON. Illustrated.
THE YUKON TRAIL. Illustrated.
STEVE YEAGER. Illustrated.

 

 

TO
ROBERT H. DAVIS

WHO WITH HIS USUAL GENEROSITY TO WRITERS

MADE THE AUTHOR A PRESENT

OF THE GERM IDEA

OF THIS PLOT

 

 

Contents

  1. Foreword 1
  2. I. Dingwell Gives Three Cheers 18
  3. II. Dave Caches a Gunnysack 30
  4. III. The Old-Timer Sits into a Big Game 44
  5. IV. Royal Beaudry Hears a Call 57
  6. V. The Hill Girl 74
  7. VI. "Cherokee Street" 85
  8. VII. Jess Tighe Spins a Web 98
  9. VIII. Beulah Asks Questions 108
  10. IX. The Man on the Bed 120
  11. X. Dave Takes a Ride 136
  12. XI. Tighe Weaves his Web Tighter 145
  13. XII. Stark Fear 160
  14. XIII. Beulah Interferes 171
  15. XIV. Personally Escorted 183
  16. XV. The Bad Man 193
  17. XVI. Roy is Invited to Take a Drink 202
  18. XVII. Roy Improves the Shining Hours 218
  19. XVIII. Rutherford Answers Questions 225
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Illustrations

  1. When Meldrum came in answer to her summons, he met the shock of his life … Frontispiece
  2. The quirt, wrong end to, danced up and down clutched in his flying fist 32
  3. "Then sit here, damn ye!" 70
  4. With a gesture wholly savage and feminine her firm arms crept about his neck and fastened there 314
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