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CHAPTER 10 - THE TRAP

appeared . . . and only Indian Range. There were no other buildings anywhere near.
" The ranch " grated old man Bruce.
Bill snapped into action, giving swift orders. Half the Bruce outfit were to stay with the prisoners, Jake in charge. Tuck and the others were to be brought to Indian Range. The rest would ride as swiftly as possible for the ranch.
Within a matter of moments Bill, Ned and old man Bruce, with their party, were on their way. They rode fast, the glow growing brighter as they drew nearer to Indian Range. There was now no doubt that the ranch was on fire. Great billows of thick smoke rose swirling into the sky, flickering across the face of the moon ; gouts of yellow and orange flame eerily lightened the home corral.
When the party came within sight of the ranchhouse they saw that the whole place was alight from end to end, a roaring furnace, the dry, rotten woodwork falling an easy prey to the flames. The house was already beyond all saving ; nearby outbuildings were also alight.
Only Rocky, the cook and the elderly cow-hand had been left at the ranch. Now those newly arrived could see them labouring amidst the smoke, fighting the fire, but with little success. Nothing could save the house. Bill and Ned knew that-and they knew something else. This was no ordinary fire. For one thing it had taken hold too quickly, for another the thick smoke told its own tale. Oil had been used and probably petrol. This was a case of sabotage.
The newcomers swung off their horses, raced to do what they could to help, Bruce in the lead, making for his son, anxious to assure himself that Rocky was all right. As Bill followed a figure loomed up through the

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