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Billy Whiskers' Adventures   By: (1858-1925)

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[Illustration: They went running off, Button with a big lamb chop between his teeth and Stubby with a huge steak, while Billy contented himself with a head of lettuce. (Page 39)]

BILLY WHISKERS' ADVENTURES

BY

FRANCES TREGO MONTGOMERY

AUTHOR OF "BILLY WHISKERS," "BILLY WHISKERS' KIDS," "BILLY WHISKERS IN AN AEROPLANE," "BILLY WHISKERS IN CAMP," "THE WONDERFUL ELECTRIC ELEPHANT," ETC.

ILLUSTRATED BY PAUL HAWTHORNE

THE SAALFIELD PUBLISHING COMPANY CHICAGO AKRON, OHIO NEW YORK

Copyright, 1920 by THE SAALFIELD PUBLISHING CO.

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE I. THE CHUMS RETURN TO THE LAND OF THE FREE AND THE BRAVE 7

II. THE NEW YORK DOG AND CAT CLUB 19

III. AN EXCITING EVENING 29

IV. AN UNEXPECTED SHOWER BATH 41

V. WHAT HAPPENED ON THE FOURTH OF JULY 49

VI. BILLY WHISKERS MAKES TROUBLE AT SCHOOL 65

VII. BUTTON'S DAY WITH BELLA 73

VIII. STUBBY TELLS WHAT HAPPENED TO HIM 81

IX. THE CHUMS RUN AWAY 93

X. UP IN A DIRIGIBLE 103

XI. THE OLD CROW CARRIES A MESSAGE TO NANNIE 113

XII. BILLY WHISKERS' FAMILY START FOR CHICAGO 119

XIII. BILLY WHISKERS' FAMILY ARRIVE AT LINCOLN PARK 127

XIV. THE TWINS ARE LOST 133

XV. THE ELEPHANTS ARE ENRAGED AT THE GOATS 143

XVI. A PANTHER ESCAPES FROM THE CAGE 155

ILLUSTRATIONS

They went running off, Button with a big lamb chop between his teeth and Stubby with a huge steak, while Billy contented himself with a head of lettuce.

Billy saw the man raise the mop to come after him.

Billy overtook her and gave her a gentle butt that landed her in the middle of the bed.

It was Stubby's and Button's frantic efforts to escape that had caused all the fun and laughter.

"Aren't you ashamed of yourself to take the baby's bottle away from it!" reproved Nannie.

"Oh, oh! Where did you come from?" wailed one little girl when the kids jumped out of the shrubbery and grabbed her bag of popcorn.

Billy Whiskers' Adventures

CHAPTER I

THE CHUMS RETURN TO THE LAND OF THE FREE AND THE BRAVE

Billy Whiskers, Stubby and Button sailed by the Goddess of Liberty and entered New York harbor after being in France ever since our troops entered the War. They had gone over on one of the troop ships and it just so happened that they returned on the same ship and with the same Captain and crew.

They were returning home covered with scars and wounds received while performing acts of bravery, but what cared they for scars and wounds so long as they had not lost an eye, ear or leg, and were feeling perfectly well and strong? To be sure, Billy had lost the tip of his tail when he was blown up by a bomb, but that did not matter.

You never saw three such happy animals as these were to be able once again to lay eyes on their beloved country, the United States of America, that glorious country of the free and the brave... Continue reading book >>




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