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The Adventures of a Boy Reporter   By: (1880-)

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THE ADVENTURES OF A BOY REPORTER

by Harry Steele Morrison

1900

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.

LIVING IN THE COUNTRY LIFE AT SCHOOL THE HUT CLUB IS FORMED THE COMING OF THE CIRCUS

CHAPTER II.

ARCHIE LONGS FOR A CHANGE IN SURROUNDINGS A TRIP TO NEW YORK WITH UNCLE HENRY

CHAPTER III.

ARCHIE DETERMINES TO GO TO THE CITY TO WORK LEAVING HOME AT NIGHT

CHAPTER IV.

WORKING ON A FARM TO EARN SOME MONEY CRUEL TREATMENT

CHAPTER V.

THE NIGHT AMONG THE RUINS THE CAMP FIRE OF THE TRAMPS

CHAPTER VI.

STEALING A RIDE KICKED OUT BY THE BRAKEMAN

CHAPTER VII.

ARRIVAL IN NEW YORK A NIGHT IN A LODGING HOUSE

CHAPTER VIII.

LOOKING FOR WORK WASHING DISHES IN A BOWERY RESTAURANT

CHAPTER IX.

IN THE STREET AGAIN THE POLICE STATION VISITS THE NEWSPAPER OFFICE, AND IS KINDLY RECEIVED BY THE EDITOR

CHAPTER X.

LIVING IN COMFORT AGAIN FEATURED AS "THE BOY REPORTER"

CHAPTER XI.

A DAY AND A NIGHT IN CONEY ISLAND RAIDING A GAMBLING DEN

CHAPTER XII.

A SUCCESSFUL REPORTER THE EDITOR DECIDES TO SEND HIM AS CORRESPONDENT TO THE PHILIPPINES LEAVING NEW YORK IN CHICAGO

CHAPTER XIII.

SAN FRANCISCO THE TRANSPORT GONE WORKING HIS WAY TO HONOLULU BY PEELING VEGETABLES ON A PACIFIC LINER THE CAPITAL OF HAWAII

CHAPTER XIV.

THE VOYAGE ON THE TRANSPORT A STORM AT SEA ARRIVAL IN MANILA

CHAPTER XV.

ARCHIE STARTS OUT ON AN EXPLORING TOUR, AND HAS SOME STRANGE ADVENTURES AMONG THE NATIVES SEIZED BY THE REBELS

CHAPTER XVI.

A PLEASANT CAPTOR BRAVE BILL HICKSON ALLOWS ARCHIE TO ESCAPE FIRST GLIMPSE OF AGUINALDO

CHAPTER XVII.

ARRIVAL OF THE AMERICAN TROOPS ARCHIE THE HERO OF THE REGIMENT

CHAPTER XVIII.

THE MARCH AFTER THE REBELS THE FIRST BATTLE ARCHIE WOUNDED

CHAPTER XIX.

RETURN TO MANILA IN THE HOSPITAL CONGRATULATED BY ALL WRITING TO THE PAPER OF HIS EXPERIENCES

CHAPTER XX.

AROUND THE ISLAND ON A WAR SHIP BOMBARDING A FILIPINO TOWN

CHAPTER XXI.

CONTINUING THE CRUISE ANOTHER VILLAGE CAPTURED THE ADMIRAL ARCHIE'S FRIEND A GREAT BATTLE AND AN UNEXPECTED VICTORY LONGING TO BE HOME AGAIN

CHAPTER XXII.

RETURN TO HEADQUARTERS A LETTER FROM THE EDITOR, WITH PERMISSION TO RETURN TO NEW YORK BILL HICKSON GOES, TOO

CHAPTER XXIII.

HONG KONG A HAPPY TIME IN TOKIO HONOLULU AGAIN ARRIVAL IN SAN FRANCISCO, AND A GREAT RECEPTION BY THE PRESS ARCHIE AND BILL ARRIVE IN NEW YORK, AND ARE THE HEROES OF THE HOUR

CHAPTER XXIV.

DOING "SPECIAL" WORK UPON THE EVENING PAPER INTERVIEWS WITH FAMOUS MEN CALLS UPON OLD FRIENDS

CHAPTER XXV.

PRIVATE SECRETARY TO A MILLIONAIRE STUDYING AT EVENING SCHOOL LIVING AMID ELEGANT SURROUNDINGS

CHAPTER XXVI.

DECIDES TO VISIT HOME A GREAT RECEPTION IN THE TOWN A PUBLIC CHARACTER NOW DINNER TO THE HUT CLUB DEMONSTRATION AT THE TOWN HALL A TELEGRAM FROM HIS EMPLOYER LEAVING FOR EUROPE

THE ADVENTURES OF A BOY REPORTER.

CHAPTER I.

LIVING IN THE COUNTRY LIFE AT SCHOOL THE HUT CLUB IS FORMED THE COMING OF THE CIRCUS.

"YES," said Mrs. Dunn to her neighbour, Mrs. Sullivan, "we are expecting great things of Archie, and yet we sometimes hardly know what to think of the boy. He has the most remarkable ideas of things, and there seems to be absolutely no limit to his ambition. He has long since determined that he will some day be President, and he expects to enter politics the day he is twenty one."

"Is that so, indeed," said Mrs. Sullivan. "Well, we can never tell what is going to come of our boys. As I says to Dannie to day, says I, 'Dannie, you must do your best to be somebody and make something of yourself, for you and Jack bees all that I has to depend upon now.' But Dannie pays no attention to my entreaties, and somehow it seems to me that since Mr. Sullivan died the boys are gettin' worse and worse. It's beyond me to control them, anyhow."

"Oh, take heart, Mrs. Sullivan," said Mrs. Dunn, "our boys will all turn out well in the end, and all we can do is to bring them up in the best way we know, and trust to them to take care of themselves after they leave home... Continue reading book >>




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