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

CHAPTER XVII.

The Bad Boy and the Senator’s Son Go on an Elephant Chase—­The Senator’s Son Gets His Friend a Bid to Dinner at the White House—­The Trained Seal Swallows an Alarm Clock.

CHAPTER XVIII.

The Show Strikes Virginia and the Educated Ourang Outang Has the Whooping Cough—­The Bad Boy Plays the Part of a Monkey, but They Forget to Pin on a Tail.

CHAPTER XIX.

The Circus People Visit a Southern Plantation—­Pa, the Giant and the Fat Woman Are Chased by Bloodhounds—­The Bad Boy “Runs the Gauntlet.”

CHAPTER XX.

The Bad Boy Goes After a Mess of White Turnips for the Menagerie—­He
Feeds the Animals Horseradish, but Gets the Worst of the Deal.

CHAPTER XXI.

The Bad Boy and His Pa Inject a Little Politics Into the Show—­Rival
Bands of Atlanta Citizens Meet in the Circus Tent—–­ A Bunch of Angry
Hornets Causes Much Bitter Feeling.

CHAPTER XXII.

The Show Does Poor Business in the South—­Pa Side Tracks a Circus Car Filled with Creditors—­A Performance Given “For the Poor,” Fills the Treasury—­A Wild West Man Buncoes the Show.

CHAPTER XXIII.

The Circus Has Bad Luck in Indian Territory—­A Herd of Animals Turned Out to Graze Is Stampeded by Indians—­They Go Dashing Over the Plains, and the Circus Tent Follows, Picked Up by a Cyclone.

CHAPTER XXIV.

Pa Is Sent to a Hospital to Recuperate—­The Bad Boy Discourages Other Boys from Running Away with the Circus—­He Makes Them Water the Camels, Curry the Hyenas and Put Insect Powder on the Buffaloes.

CHAPTER XXV.

Pa Breaks in the Zebras and Drives a Six-in-Hand Team in the Parade—­The
Freaks Have a Narrow Escape from Drowning.

CHAPTER XXVI.

The Rings Are So Muddy the Performers Have to Wear Rubber Boots—­The
Freaks Present Pa with a Big Heart of Roses—­The Show Closes and the Bad
Boy Starts West with His Pa in Search of Attractions for the Coming
Season.

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Pa Kept Mauling the Lion.

And Pa Swatted Her on the Back.

The Sacred Cow Chased Ma Up the Church Stairs.

Was Suspended in the Air.

A Leopard Reached Out His Paw and Gathered in the Tail of Pa’s Coat

I Will Hold You Responsible for This!

They Had to Turn the Hose on Pa.

They Threw Boiled Potatoes and Scrambled Eggs at Pa.

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