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Teddy and Carrots Two Merchants of Newpaper Row   By: (1848-1912)

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TEDDY AND CARROTS

JAMES OTIS

[Illustration: TEDDY AND CARROTS LEAVE THE "TOMBS."]

TEDDY AND CARROTS

Two Merchants of Newspaper Row

by

JAMES OTIS

Author of "Jenny Wren's Boarding House," "The Boys' Revolt," "Jerry's Family," "The Boys of 1745," etc.

Illustrated by W. A. Rogers

Boston Estes and Lauriat Publishers

Copyright, 1895 and 1896 By the Century Co.

Copyright, 1896 By Estes and Lauriat All rights reserved

Colonial Press: C. H. Simonds & Co., Boston, Mass., U. S. A. Electrotyped by Geo. C. Scott & Sons

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I. PAGE A NEWCOMER 11

CHAPTER II. THE ASSAULT 21

CHAPTER III. THE ARREST 31

CHAPTER IV. THE PRISONER 43

CHAPTER V. A SUGGESTION 56

CHAPTER VI.

THE TRIAL 67

CHAPTER VII.

THE WARNING 80

CHAPTER VIII.

THE PARTNERS 93

CHAPTER IX.

THE PRODIGAL'S RETURN 108

CHAPTER X.

SKIP'S VENGEANCE 121

CHAPTER XI.

A FRIENDLY ARGUMENT 135

CHAPTER XII.

CARROTS'S CHARITY 149

CHAPTER XIII.

A MEDICAL FRIEND 162

CHAPTER XIV.

THE PLOT 176

CHAPTER XV.

THE CONFLAGRATION 187

CHAPTER XVI.

THE CHALLENGE 201

CHAPTER XVII.

PROSPERITY 213

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

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TEDDY AND CARROTS LEAVE THE "TOMBS" Frontispiece

"'YOU'D BETTER MIND YOUR EYE, IF YOU COUNT ON STAYIN' ROUND THIS CITY VERY LONG!' SAID SKIP" 15

TEDDY IS ARRESTED, WHILE HIS ENEMIES ESCAPE 29

"'NOW, THEN, WHAT DO YOU WANT, YOUNG CHAP?' THE OFFICER ASKED" 33

TEENIE MASSEY'S EVENING CALL AT CARROTS'S RESIDENCE 53

"'IT WAS JEST LIKE THIS,' SAID CARROTS" 62

TEENIE BRINGS THE "COMMITTEE'S" WARNING 89

AN EXACT COPY OF THE "COMMITTEE'S" WARNING 92

"I SAID I KNEW A BOY, AN' I SHOWED HIM RIGHT UP" 105

"WHY, HE WAS ALL OVER THAT PASTURE QUICKER'N YOU COULD WINK!" 117

CARROTS FALLS INTO THE HANDS OF THE ENEMY 127

TEDDY DEFENDS HIS PARTNER 143

IKEY BEFORE THE GROCER'S WINDOW 155

THE BOYS AT THE DOCTOR'S DOOR 171

"'HOW DID YOU KNOW CARROTS LIVED HERE?' TEDDY ASKED, STERNLY" 197

"'WHAT ARE YOU YELLIN' LIKE THAT FOR?' SAID SID" 209

"CARROTS DISPLAYS THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MESSRS... Continue reading book >>




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