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by G. S. Ripley

A mysterious message is concealed at a point several miles away and its exact location marked on several duplicate U. S. Topographical Maps. Several patrols compete in finding the message and getting it back to the leader. The message is in duplicate, one for each patrol.

It is permissible to signal the message back if the patrol is clever enough. The first correct message back wins for the patrol that brings it.

The message is so located that it is advisable to go after it cross-country. It may be well here to state, however, for the benefits of city boys, that tall grass in the country is hay, and it is wise to go around it rather than through.

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Attention ] Capture the Flag ] Compass Pointing ] Cops and Robbers ] Crazy Abyssinian King ] Escaped Convict ] Find the Scoutmaster ] Follow the Trail ] Guard the Staves ] Hidden Patrol ] Hunt the Scout ] Identification ] Kelly Says ] Kim's Game ] Lion Hunt (Improved) ] Living Compass ] Lost Battalion ] Nature Race Scavenger Hunt ] Nature Study Scavenger Hunt ] Quick Commands ] Rabbit Hole ] [ Reading Maps ] Rival Dispatch Bearers ] Running the Blockade ] Scout Meets Scout ] Scouts & Indians ] Siberian Man Hunt ] Cross Country Signal Race ] Bill Sikes and his Airplane ] Smugglers Over the Border ] Smuggling the Gold ] Snow Fort Attack ] Stalking ] Tails ] Taking Cover ] Tracking For Points ] Treasure Hunt ] Treasure Train ] Ambushing the Wagon Train ] War Scouting ]

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