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Title: Campfire Girls in the Allegheny Mountains
or, A Christmas Success against Odds
Author: Stella M. Francis
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[Illustration: CAMP-FIRE GIRLS In the ALLEGHANY MOUNTAINS
A CHRISTMAS SUCCESS AGAINST ODDS]
[Illustration: Campfire Girls in the Mountains]
Campfire Girls in the
A Christmas Success Against Odds
STELLA M. FRANCIS
M.A. DONOHUE & CO.
CHICAGO NEW YORK
CAMPFIRE GIRLS' SERIES
=CAMPFIRE GIRLS IN THE ALLEGHENY MOUNTAINS;
or, A Christmas Success Against Odds.=
=CAMPFIRE GIRLS IN THE COUNTRY; or, The Secret
Aunt Hannah Forgot.=
=CAMPFIRE GIRLS' TRIP UP THE RIVER; or, Ethel
Hollister's First Lesson.=
=CAMPFIRE GIRLS' OUTING; or, Ethel Hollister's Second
Summer in Camp.=
=CAMPFIRE GIRLS' ON A HIKE; or, Lost in the Great
=CAMPFIRE GIRLS AT TWIN LAKES; or, The Quest of
a Summer Vacation.=
M.A. DONOHUE & COMPANY
MADE in U.S.A.
I The Grand Council Fire
II The Boy Scouts' Invasion
III The Skull and Cross-Bones
IV Studying the Mystery
V Girls Courageous
VI The Punster Makes a Find
VII To the Rescue
VIII The Eavesdropper
IX Mr. Stanlock Surprised
X Mr. Stanlock Amused
XI A Man of Big Heart and Queer Notions
XII A Mysterious Disappearance
XIII "Find Her, or I'll Find Her Myself"
XV A Pile of Scrap Lumber
XVI Helen and the Strike Leader's Wife
XVII Helen Declares Herself
XVIII Helen in the Mountains
XIX The Subterranean Avenue
XX Twelve Girls in the Mountains
XXI Thirteen Girls in the Mountains
XXII A Sleighride Home
"Camp Fire Girls in the Allegheny Mountains"
"A Christmas Success Against Odds"
By STELLA M. FRANCIS.
* * * * *
THE GRAND COUNCIL FIRE.
"Wo-he-lo for aye,
Wo-he-lo for aye,
Wo-he-lo, Wo-he-lo, Wo-he-lo for aye!
Wo-he-lo for work,
Wo-he-lo for health,
Wo-he-lo, Wo-he-lo, Wo-he-lo for love."
Two hundred and thirty-nine girl voices chanted the Wo-he-lo Cheer
with weird impressiveness. The scene alone would have been impressive
enough, but Camp Fire Girls are not satisfied with that kind of
"enough." Once their imagination is stimulated with the almost
limitless possibilities of the craft, they are not easily pleased with
anything but a finished product.
The occasion was the last Grand Council Fire of Hiawatha Institute for
Camp Fire Girls located in the Allegheny city of Westmoreland. The
classroom work had been rushed a day ahead, examinations were made
almost perfunctory, and for them also the clock had been turned
twenty-four hours forward. The curriculum was finished, and the day
just closed had been devoted to preparation for a Grand Council
wind-up for the fifteen Fires of the Institute, which would "break
ranks" on the following day and scatter in all directions for home and
the Christmas holidays.
And there was literal truth in this "break