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Peck's Compendium of Fun   By: (1840-1916)

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PECK'S COMPENDIUM OF FUN

Comprising the Choicest Gems of Wit, Humor, Sarcasm and Pathos of America's Favorite Humorist,

GEORGE W. PECK,

Editor of "Peck's Sun" Milwaukee

Illustrated by Eminent Artists

Chicago

1886

CONTENTS.

About Hell Another Dead Failure Anna Dickinson A Bald headed Man Most Crazy A Case of Paralysis A Doctor of Laws A Hot Box at a Picnic A Lively Train Load A Mad Minister A Musical Critique A Peck at the Cheese A Plea for the Bull Head A Sewing Machine Given to the Boss Girl A Safe Investment A Tony Slaughter House A Trying Situation An Arm That is not Reliable An Editor Burglarized Banks and Banking Bounced from Church for Dancing Boys and Circuses Boys will be Boys Broke up a Prayer Meeting Buying a Stone Crusher "Cash!" Camp Meetings in the Dark of the Moon Church Keno Colored Concert Troupes Dogs and Human Beings Effects of Mineral Water Expedition in Search of a Doughnut Failure of a Solid Institution Fishing for Pieces of Women Fooling with the Bible George Washington Granite Head Cheese Internal Improvements Joke on the Hat Killing Big Game Large Mouths are Fashionable La Crosse Nebecudnezzer Water Laying up Apples in Heaven Mr. Peck's Sunday Lecture Nearly Broke up the Ball Our Blue Coated Dog Poisoners Our Christian Neighbors Have Gone Palace Cattle Cars

PECK'S BAD BOY AND HIS PA. He Becomes a Druggist He is too Healthy He Quits the Drug Business His Pa an Inventor His Pa Dissected His Pa Goes Calling His Pa Goes Skating His Pa Gets Boxed His Pa Gets Mad His Pa Joins a Temperance Society His Pa Jokes Him His Pa is Discouraged His Pa Kills Him His Pa Mortified

Religion and Fish Rope Ladders Sardineindianapolis Seven Year Old Horses Summer Resorting Take Your Latin Straight Terror in Church The Bob Tailed Badger The Boy and the Goat The Difference The Difference in Horses The Fire New Year's Day The Giddy Girl's Quarrel The Gospel Car The Infidel and His Silver Mine The Knight and the Bridal Chamber The Legend of the Lake The Man from Dubuque The Mistake About It The Naughty But Nice Church Choir The New Coal Stove The Sudden Fire Works at Racine The Uses of the Paper Bag The Waters of La Crosse The Way to Name Children The Way Women Boss a Pillow The Woodcock Those Bold Bad Drummers Those Step Ladders! Tragedy on the Stage Trains Without Conductors Try to Save Two Shillings Unscrewing the Top of a Fruit Jar Why the Fever Did'nt Spread Woman Dozing a Democrat Wonders of the Stage

ELECTRIC FLASHES.

Anna Dickinson as "Mazeppa" A Black Bear at Onalaska A Dead Sure Thing A Fashion Item A Good Land Enough A Lecturer Should Know What He Talks About A Loan Exhibition A New Sparking Scheme An Odorous Bohemian Base Ingratitude Buttermilk Bibbers Cats on the Fence Christmas Trees Col. Ingersoll Praying Comforting Compensations Convenient Currency Crushing Nihilism Enterprising Chicago! Fish Hatching in Wisconsin Frozen Ears Gathered Waists! Geological Survey Give us War Good Templars on Ice Hard on Fond Du Lac He Would'nt Have His Father Called Names How Farmers May Get Rich "How Sharper Than a Hound's Tooth!" How to Invest a Thousand Dollars How to Reach Young Men Hunting Dogs Insecure Abodes Lunch on the Cars Mattie Mashes Minnesota Merrie Christmas More Dangerous Than Kerosene Mrs. Langtry One of Beecher's Converts Preparing for War Raising Elephants Registry of Electors Selling Clams She was no Gentleman Southern "Honaw" Spurious Tripe Sure of Heaven Supreme Court Judges and U... Continue reading book >>




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