Peck's Compendium of Fun eBook

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ILLUSTRATIONS.1
THE NEW COAL STOVE.1
PECK’S BAD BOY AND HIS PA.2
THREE INCHES OF LEG.4
MORE DANGEROUS THAN KEROSENE.4
TEN DAYS IN LOVE.5
BOYS WILL BE BOYS.5
PECK’S BAD BOY AND HIS PA.7
A LOAN EXHIBITION.9
THE WICKED MON KEE.9
UNSCREWING THE TOP OF A FRUIT JAR.9
HE WOULDN’T HAVE HIS FATHER CALLED NAMES.10
PECK’S BAD BOY AND HIS PA.11
GIVE US WAR!13
THE FIRE NEW YEAR’S DAY.13
SOUTHERN “HONAW.”14
PECK’S BAD BOY AND HIS PA.14
A MUSICAL CRITIQUE.17
A DEAD SURE THING.17
PECK’S BAD BOY AND HIS PA.18
MRS. LANGTRY.20
A PECK AT THE CHEESE.20
SELLING CLAMS.23
PECK’S BAD BOY AND HIS PA.23
TRYING TO SAVE TWO SHILLINGS.26
HOW TO REACH YOUNG MEN.27
CRUSHING NIHILISM.27
WOMAN-DOZING A DEMOCRAT.27
THE WRONG CORPSE.29
THE DAY WE REACHED CANADA.29
A LIVELY TRAIN LOAD.29
CATS ON THE FENCE.31
HOW SHARPER THAN A HOUND’S TOOTH.31
A SAFE INVESTMENT.32
A FASHION ITEM.34
A LECTURER SHOULD KNOW WHAT HE TALKS ABOUT.34
PECK’S BAD BOY AND HIS PA.34
WHAT THE DEMOCRATS WILL DO.37
A SEWING MACHINE GIVEN TO THE BOSS GIRL.37
SHE WAS NO GENTLEMAN.39
JOKE ON THE HAT.39
THE THIRSTY GOPHER.40
COLORED CONCERT TROUPES.40
MATTIE MASHES MINNESOTA.41
WHY THE FEVER DIDN’T SPREAD.41
TOO PARTICULAR BY HALF.41
THE WAY TO NAME CHILDREN.42
AN EDITOR BURGLARIZED.43
PECK’S BAD BOY AND HIS PA.43
COL.  INGERSOLL PRAYING.46
HOW TO INVEST A THOUSAND DOLLARS.47
BOYS AND CIRCUSES.47
THE WATERS OF LA CROSSE.48
SARDINEINDIANAPOLIS.48
INSECURE ABODES.50
THE KNIGHT AND THE BRIDAL CHAMBER.50
SEVEN YEAR OLD HORSES.51
PECK’S BAD BOY AND HIS PA.52
THE WAY WOMEN BOSS A PILLOW.55
HUNTING DOGS.55
ENTERPRISING CHICAGO!55
A MAD MINISTER.56
ANNA DICKINSON AS MAZEPPA!57
GOOD TEMPLARS ON ICE.57
BOUNCED FROM CHURCH FOR DANCING.57
FROZEN EARS.58
HARD ON FOND DU LAC.58
THOSE BOLD BAD DRUMMERS.58
ANNA DICKINSON.60
EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF A DOUGHNUT.60
TAKE YOUR LATIN STRAIGHT.62
PECK’S BAD BOY AND HIS PA.62
SURE OF HEAVEN.64
THE NAUGHTY BUT NICE CHURCH CHOIR.64
SUPREME COURT JUDGES AND U.S.  SENATORS.66
OUR CHRISTIAN NEIGHBORS HAVE GONE.66
BUTTERMILK BIBBERS.68
FISHING FOR PIECES OF WOMEN.68
NEARLY BROKE UP THE BALL.69
SUMMER RESORTING.71
PECK’S BAD BOY AND HIS PA.72
GATHERED WAISTS!76
CHURCH KENO.76
THE OLD SWEET SONGS.76
FAILURE OF A SOLID INSTITUTION.77
REGISTRY OF ELECTORS.78
ABOUT HELL.78
PREPARING FOR WAR.79
A TONY SLAUGHTER HOUSE.79
AN ARM THAT IS NOT RELIABLE.80
THE BOY AND THE GOAT.81
PECK’S BAD BOY AND HIS PA.82
SPURIOUS TRIPE.84
TO WHAT VILE USES MAY WE COME.85
THE ADVENT PREACHER AND THE BALLOON.85
MR. PECK’S SUNDAY LECTURE.86
RELIGION AND FISH.87
THE POLITICAL OUTLOOK.88
ROPE LADDERS.88
A DOCTOR OF LAWS.88
COMFORTING COMPENSATIONS.89
LAY UP APPLES IN HEAVEN.90
ONE OF BEECHER’S CONVERTS.90
BUYING A STONE CRUSHER.90
MERRIE CHRISTMAS.92
THE DIFFERENCE IN HORSES.92
BASE INGRATITUDE.94
THE DIFFERENCE.94
THOSE STEP LADDERS!95
WONDERS OF THE STAGE.95
HOW FARMERS MAY GET RICH.96
A CASE OF PARALYSIS.96
WE WILL CELEBRATE.97
DOGS AND HUMAN BEINGS!97
AN ODOROUS BOHEMIAN.98
TRAGEDY ON THE STAGE.98
GRANITE HEAD CHEESE.100
PECK’S BAD BOY AND HIS PA.100
A GOOD LAND ENOUGH.102
THE WOODCOCK.102
A BALD-HEADED MAN MOST CRAZY.104
CONVENIENT CURRENCY.106
THE GOSPEL CAR.106
BANKS AND BANKING.108
LARGE MOUTHS ABE FASHIONABLE.108
INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS.109
PECK’S BAD BOY AND HIS PA.110
CHRISTMAS TREES.113
THE BOB-TAILED BADGER.113
TERROR IN CHURCH.113
FISH HATCHING IN WISCONSIN.114
TRAINS WITHOUT CONDUCTORS.114
RAISING ELEPHANTS.116
THE POWER OF ELOQUENCE.116
A TRYING SITUATION.116
THE GIDDY GIRLS QUARREL.117
THE UNIVERSAL OBJECT.118
THE MISTAKE ABOUT IT.118
A NEW SPARKING SCHEME.120
EFFECTS OF MINERAL WATER.120
WHAT THE COUNTRY NEEDS.121
THE MAN FROM DUBUQUE.121
A PLEA FOR THE BULL HEAD.123
WHY NOT RAISE WOLVES?125
THE SUDDEN FIRE-WORKS AT RACINE.125
LA CROSSE NEBECUDNEZZER WATER.127
THE INFIDEL AND HIS SILVER MINE.129
THE LEGEND OF THE LAKE.130
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.131
FOOLING WITH THE BIBLE.132
A BLACK BEAR AT ONALASKA.133
ANOTHER DEAD FAILURE.133
THE GLORIOUS FOURTH OF JULY.134
THE USES OF THE PAPER BAG.135
THE UNIVERSALIST BATH.135
KILLING BIG GAME.135
THE MULE NOT THE EAGLE.136
OUR BLUE-COATED DOG POISONERS.137
A HOT BOX AT A PICNIC.138
CAMP MEETINGS IN THE DARK OF THE MOON.139
PALACE CATTLE CARS.140
GEORGE WASHINGTON.141
BROKE UP A PRAYER MEETING.141
THE DOG LAW.142
LUNCH ON THE CARS.142
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