Peck's Bad Boy at the Circus eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 166 pages of information about Peck's Bad Boy at the Circus.

CHAPTER VI.

The Bad Boy Puts Fly-Paper in the Bob Cat’s Cage—­The Bob Cat Causes a
Panic in the Main Tent—­The Midget Quarrels with the Giant—­Pa is Almost
Arrested for Kidnapping and the Ostrich Swallows His Diamond Stud.

CHAPTER VII.

The Circus Has A Yellow Fever Scare—­The Bad Boy and His Dad Dress Up as
Hottentots—­Pa Takes a Mustard Bath and Attends a Revival Meeting.

CHAPTER VIII.

Pa Tales the Place of the Fat Woman with Disastrous Results—­A Kentucky Colonel Causes a Row—­Pa Tries to Roar Like a Lion and the Rhinoceros Objects—­Pa Plays the Slot-Machine and Gets the Worst of It.

CHAPTER IX.

The Bad Boy feeds Cayenne Pepper to the Sacred Cow—­He and His Pa Ride in a Circus Parade With the Circassian Beauties—­A Tipsy Elephant Lands Them in a Public Fountain—­Pa Makes the Acquaintance of John L. Sullivan.

CHAPTER X.

The Bad Boy and His Pa Drive a Roman Chariot—­They Win the Race, but Meet With Difficulties—­The Bearded Lady to the Rescue—­A Farmer’s Cart Breaks Up the Circus Procession.

CHAPTER XI.

The Bad Boy and His Pa in a Railroad Wreck—­Pa Rescues the “Other
Freaks”—–­ They Spend the Night on a Meadow—­A Near-Sighted Claim Agent
Settles for Damages—­Pa Plays Deaf and Dumb and Gets Ten Thousand.

CHAPTER XII.

The Bad Boy Causes Trouble Between the Russian Cossacks and the Jap
Jugglers—­A Jap Tight-Rope Walker Jiu Jitsu’s Pa—­The Animals Go on a
Strike—­Pa Runs the Menagerie for a Day and Wins Their Gratitude.

CHAPTER XIII.

The Circus Strikes the Quaker City—­They Go on a Ginger Ale Jag—­Pa
Breaks Up an Indian War Dance and Comes Near Being Burned Alive—­The
World’s Fair Cannibals Have a Roast Dog Feast.

CHAPTER XIV.

A Newport Monk Is Added to the Show—­The Bay Teaches Him Some “Manly
Tricks”—­The Tent Blows Down and a Panic Follows—­Pa Manages the Animal
Act Which Ends in a Novel Manner.

CHAPTER XV.

The Bad Boy Feeds the Menagerie Scotch Snuff—­Pa Gets Mauled by the
Sneezing Animals—­Pa Takes a Midnight Ride on a Mule to Escape
Punishment.

CHAPTER XVI.

A Senator’s Son Bets the Bad Boy That Elephants Are Cowards—­They Let a
Bag of Rats Loose at the Afternoon Performance—­The Elephants Stampede,
Pa Fractures a Rib and General Pandemonium Reigns.

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