The audio has since been removed from The Daily Beast, and is back in the hands of the Gilroy brothers.
Mr. Gilroy was then helped up and partly carried over to the spruce-bed.
"And now there are two canoes there, also," added Mr. Gilroy.
Scarcely a man or grown boy could be found in town who had not agreed to go out and hunt the felons for Mr. Gilroy.
When Mr. Gilroy concluded his beautiful legend, the scouts were silent.
Mr. Gilroy was worried at their non-appearance and had telephoned to their homes to learn that they had left on time.
"Stop all fooling now, scouts, and listen to me," said Mr. Gilroy.
The others laughed at this guileless confession, and Mr. Gilroy shook his head despairingly.
So Mr. Gilroy decided not to speak in self-defence any more.
It took but a few moments after Mr. Gilroy arrived to outline his plans for the work and fun.