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The Light Keepers by James Otis

[Illustration: _Frontispiece._ "LOOK OUT FOR THIS 'ERE ROPE!"]

THE LIGHT KEEPERS

A STORY OF THE UNITED STATES LIGHT-HOUSE SERVICE

BY

JAMES OTIS AUTHOR OF "THE LIFE SAVERS," ETC.

[Illustration]

NEW YORK

E. P. DUTTON AND COMPANY 31 WEST TWENTY-THIRD STREET

COPYRIGHT, 1905

BY E. P. DUTTON & CO.

Published, September, 1906

The Knickerbocker Press, New York

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE

I. AN INVOLUNTARY VISITOR 1

II. SIDNEY HARLOW 22

III. PLANS FOR THE FUTURE 43

IV. REPAIRING THE MOTOR BOAT 65

V. A CLOSE SHAVE 84

VI. THE VOYAGE 104

VII. A LESSON ON BUOYS 124

VIII. THE SURPRISES 143

IX. THE WRECK 164

X. THE RESCUE 184

XI. "SONNY'S" OUTFIT 204

XII. MR. PETERS' MISHAP 224

XIII. A DISABLED CREW 244

XIV. NURSES AND LIGHT-KEEPERS 264

XV. STORM-BOUND 285

XVI. AS IF FROM THE GRAVE 305

XVII. THE INSPECTOR 325

APPENDIX 341

ILLUSTRATIONS

PAGE "LOOK OUT FOR THIS 'ERE ROPE!" _FRONTISPIECE_

"YOU LUBBERS!" CAPTAIN EPH SCREAMED 92

CAPE ELIZABETH 130

MT. DESERT ROCK 170

SADDLE BACK LIGHT 210

BOON ISLAND 250

ISLE OF SHOALS 290

MATINICUS 330


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