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The Grocery Man And Peck's Bad Boy Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa, No. 2 - 1883   By: (1840-1916)

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THE GROCERY MAN AND PECK'S BAD BOY.

Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa, No. 2

By George W. Peck

1883

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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.

VARIEGATED DOGS THE BAD BOY SLEEPS ON THE ROOF A MAN DOESN'T KNOW EVERYTHING AT FORTY EIGHT THE OLD MAN WANTS SOME POLLYNURIOUS WATER THE DYER'S DOGS PROCESSION OF THE DOGS PINK, BLUE, GREEN AND WHITE "WELL, I'M DEM'd" HIS PA DON'T APPRECIATE.

CHAPTER II.

HIS PA PLAYS JOKES A MAN SHOULDN'T GET MAD AT A JOKE THE MAGIC BOUQUET THE GROCERY MAN TAKES A TURN HIS PA TRIES THE BOUQUET AT CHURCH ONE FOR THE OLD MAID A FIGHT ENSUES THE BAD BOY THREATENS THE GROCERY man A COMPROMISE.

CHAPTER III.

HIS PA STABBED THE GROCERY MAN SETS A TRAP IN VAIN A BOOM IN LINIMENT HIS PA GOES TO THE LANGTRY SHOW THE BAD BOY TURNS BURGLAR THE OLD MAN STABBED HIS ACCOUNT OF THE FRAY A GOOD SINGLE HANDED LIAR.

CHAPTER IV.

HIS PA BUSTED THE CRAZE FOR MINING STOCK WHAT'S A BILK? THE PIOUS BILK THE OLD MAN INVESTS THE DEACONS AND EVEN THE HIRED GIRLS INVEST HOT MAPLE SYRUP FOR ONE GETTING A MAN'S MIND OFF HIS TROUBLES.

CHAPTER V.

HIS PA AND DYNAMITE THE OLD MAN SELLING SILVER STOCK FENIAN SCARE "DYNAMITE" IN MILWAUKEE THE FENIAN BOOM "GREAT GOD, MANNER! WE ARE BLOWED UP!" HIS MA HAS LOTS OF SAND THE OLD MAN USELESS IN TROUBLE THE DOG AND THE FALSE TEETH

CHAPTER VI.

HIS PA AN ORANGEMAN THE GROCERY MAN SHAMEFULLY ABUSED HE GETS HOT BUTTER, OLEOMARGARINE AND AXLE GREASE THE OLD MAN WEARS ORANGE ON ST. PATRICK'S DAY HE HAS TO RUN FOR HIS LIFE THE BAD BOY AT SUNDAY SCHOOL INGERSOLL AND BEECHER VOTED OUT MARY HAD A LAMB

CHAPTER VII.

HIS MA DECEIVES HIM THE BAD BOY IN SEARCH OF SAFFRON "WELL, IT'S A GIRL, IF YOU MUST KNOW" THE BAD BOY IS GRIEVED AT HIS MA'S DECEPTION "SH H H TOOTSY GO TO SLEEP" "BY LOW, BABY" THAT SETTLED IT WITH THE CAT A BABY! BAH! IT MAKES ME TIRED

CHAPTER VIII.

THE BABY AND THE GOAT. THE BAD BOY THINKS HIS SISTER WILL BE A FIRE ENGINE "OLD NUMBER TWO" BABY REQUIRES GOAT MILK ? THE GOAT IS FRISKY TAKES TO EATING ROMAN CANDLES THE OLD MAN, THE HIRED GIRL, AND THE GOAT THE BAD BOY BECOMES TELLER IN A LIVERY STABLE

CHAPTER IX.

A FUNERAL PROCESSION THE BAD BOY ON CRUTCHES "YOU OUGHT TO SEE THE MINISTER" AN ELEVEN DOLLAR FUNERAL THE MINISTER TAKES THE LINES AN EARTHQUAKE AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE WAS OVER THE POLICEMAN FANS THE MINISTER A MINISTER SHOULD HAVE SENSE

CHAPTER X.

THE OLD MAN MAKES A SPEECH. THE GROCERY MAN AND THE BAD BOY HAVE A FUSS THE BOHEMIAN BAND THE BAD BOY ORGANIZES A SERENADE "BABY MINE" THE OLD MAN ELOQUENT THE BOHEMIANS CREATE A FAMINE THE Y. M. C. A. ANNOUNCEMENT

CHAPTER XI.

GARDENING UNDER DIFFICULTIES THE GROCERY MAN IS DECEIVED THE BAD BOY DON'T LIKE MOVING GOES INTO THE COLORING BUSINESS THE OLD MAN THOROUGHLY DISGUSTED UNCLE TOM AND TOPSY THE OLD MAN ARRESTED WHAT THE GROCERY MAN THINKS THE BAD BOY MORALIZES ON HIS FATE RESOLVES TO BE GOOD

CHAPTER XII.

THE OLD MAN SHOOTS THE MINISTER THE BAD BOY TRIES TO LEAD A DIFFERENT LIFE MURDER IN THE AIR THE OLD MAN AND HIS FRIENDS GIVE THEMSELVES AWAY DREADFUL STORIES OF THEIR WICKED YOUTH THE CHICKEN COOP INVADED THE OLD MAN TO THE RESCUE THE MINISTER AND THE DEACONS SALTED

CHAPTER XIII.

THE BAD BOY A THOROUGHBRED. THE BAD BOY WITH A BLACK EYE A POOR FRIENDLESS GIRL EXCITES HIS PITY PROVES HIMSELF A GALLANT KNIGHT THE OLD MAN IS CHARMED AT HIS SON'S COURAGE THE GROCERY MAN MORALIZES FIFTEEN CHRISTS IN MILWAUKEE THE TABLES TURNED THE OLD MAN WEARS THE BOY'S OLD CLOTHES

CHAPTER XIV.

ENTERTAINING Y. M. C. A. DELEGATES THE BAD BOY MINISTERS AT THE Y. M. C. A. WATER FOUNTAIN THE DELEGATES FLOOD THEMSELVES WITH SODA WATER TWO DELEGATES DEALT TO HIS MA THE NIGHT KEY THE FALL OF THE FLOWER STAND DELEGATES IN THE CELLAR ALL NIGHT THE BAD BOY'S GIRL IS WORKING HIS REFORMATION

CHAPTER XV.

HE TURNS SUPE. THE BAD BOY QUITS JERKING SODA ENTERS THE DRAMATIC PROFESSION "WHAT'S A SUPER" THE PRIVILEGES OF A SUPE'S FATHER BEHIND THE SCENES THE BAD BOY HAS PLAYED WITH MC'CULLOUGH "IWAS THE POPULACE... Continue reading book >>




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