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The Flight of Pony Baker A Boy's Town Story   By: (1837-1920)

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[Illustration: See p. 21 "ALL THE FELLOWS CAME ROUND AND ASKED HIM WHAT HE WAS GOING TO DO NOW"]

THE FLIGHT OF PONY BAKER

A Boy's Town Story

By W.D. HOWELLS

AUTHOR OF "A BOY'S TOWN" "CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY" ETC.

ILLUSTRATED

NEW YORK AND LONDON HARPER & BROTHERS

BOOKS BY W.D. HOWELLS

Annie Kilburn. 12mo.

April Hopes. 12mo.

Between the Dark and Daylight. New Edition. 12mo.

Boy Life. Illustrated. 12mo.

Boy's Town. Illustrated. Post 8vo.

Certain Delightful English Towns. Illustrated. 8vo. Traveller's Edition, Leather.

Christmas Every Day, and Other Stories. Illustrated. 12mo. Holiday Edition. Illustrated. 4to.

Coast of Bohemia. Illustrated. 12mo.

Criticism and Fiction. Portrait. 16mo.

Day of Their Wedding. Illustrated. 12mo.

Familiar Spanish Travels. Illustrated. 8vo.

Fennel and Rue. Illustrated. New Edition. 12mo.

Flight of Pony Baker. Post 8vo.

Hazard of New Fortunes. New Edition. 12mo.

Heroines of Fiction. Illustrated. 2 vols. 8vo.

Imaginary Interviews. 8vo.

Imperative Duty. 12mo. Paper.

Impressions and Experiences. New Edition. 12mo.

Kentons. 12mo.

Landlord at Lion's Head. Illustrated. New Edition. 12mo.

Letters Home. 12mo.

Library of Universal Adventure. Illustrated. 8vo, Cloth. Three quarter Calf.

Literary Friends and Acquaintance. Illustrated. 8vo.

Literature and Life. 8vo.

Little Swiss Sojourn. Illustrated. 32mo.

London Films. Illustrated. 8vo. Traveller's Edition, Leather.

Miss Bellard's Inspiration. 12mo.

Modern Italian Poets. Illustrated. 12mo.

Mother and the Father. Illustrated. New Edition. 12mo.

Mouse Trap, A Likely Story, The Garroters, Five o'Clock Tea. Illustrated. New Edition. 12mo.

My Literary Passions. New Edition. 12mo.

My Mark Twain. Illustrated. 8vo.

My Year in a Log Cabin. Illustrated. 32mo.

Open Eyed Conspiracy. 12mo.

Pair of Patient Lovers. 12mo.

Parting and a Meeting. Illustrated. Square 32mo.

Quality of Mercy. New Edition. 12mo.

Questionable Shapes. Ill'd. 12mo.

Ragged Lady. Illustrated. New Edition. 12mo.

Roman Holidays. Illustrated. 8vo. Traveller's Edition, Leather.

Seven English Cities. Illustrated. 8vo. Traveller's Edition, Leather.

Shadow of a Dream. 12mo.

Son of Royal Langbrith. 8vo.

Stops of Various Quills. Illustrated. 4to. Limited Edition.

Story of a Play. 12mo.

The Seen and Unseen at Stratford on Avon. Crown 8vo.

Their Silver Wedding Journey. Illustrated. 2 vols. Crown 8vo. In 1 vol. New Edition. 12mo.

Through the Eye of a Needle. New Edition. 12mo.

Traveller from Altruria. New Edition. 12mo.

World of Chance. 12mo.

FARCES:

A Letter of Introduction. Illustrated. 32mo.

A Likely Story. Illustrated. 32mo.

A Previous Engagement. 32mo. Paper.

Evening Dress. Illustrated. 32mo.

Five o'Clock Tea. Illustrated. 32mo.

Parting Friends. Illustrated. 32mo.

The Albany Depot. Illustrated. 32mo.

The Garroters. Illustrated. 32mo.

The Mouse Trap. Illustrated. 32mo.

The Unexpected Guests. Illustrated. 32mo.

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK Copyright, 1902, by HARPER & BROTHERS.

Published September, 1902.

Contents

CHAP. PAGE

I. PONY'S MOTHER, AND WHY HE HAD A RIGHT TO RUN OFF 3

II. THE RIGHT THAT PONY HAD TO RUN OFF, FROM THE WAY HIS FATHER ACTED 15

III. JIM LEONARD'S HAIR BREADTH ESCAPE 32

IV. THE SCRAPE THAT JIM LEONARD GOT THE BOYS INTO 52

V. ABOUT RUNNING AWAY TO THE INDIAN RESERVATION ON A CANAL BOAT, AND HOW THE PLAN FAILED 77

VI. HOW THE INDIANS CAME TO THE BOY'S TOWN AND JIM LEONARD ACTED THE COWARD 89

VII. HOW FRANK BAKER SPENT THE FOURTH AT PAWPAW BOTTOM, AND SAW THE FOURTH OF JULY BOY 105

VIII. HOW PONY BAKER CAME PRETTY NEAR RUNNING OFF WITH A CIRCUS 141

IX. HOW PONY DID NOT QUITE GET OFF WITH THE CIRCUS 152

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