Gallegher and Other Stories

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Author: R.H. Davis
Published: 1891
Language: English
Wordcount: 48,131 / 135 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.3
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,139
mnybks.net#: 2068
Origin: gutenberg.org

Gallegher: A Newspaper Story- A Walk Up the Avenue- My Disreputable Friend, Mr. Raegen- The Other Woman- The Trailer for Room No. 8- "There Were Ninety and Nine"- The Cynical Miss Catherwaight- Van Bibber and the Swan-Boats- Van Bibber's Burglar- Van Bibber as Best Man

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ng, said his doctor told him to go out 'en the country for his health. He's stuck up and citified, and wears gloves, and takes his meals private in his room, and all that sort of ruck. They was saying in the saloon last night that they thought he was hiding from something, and Dad, just to try him, asks him last night if he was coming to see the fight. He looked sort of scared, and said he didn't want to see no fight. And then Dad says, 'I guess you mean you don't want no fighters to see you.' Dad didn't mean no harm by it, just passed it as a joke; but Mr. Carleton, as he calls himself, got white as a ghost an' says, 'I'll go to the fight willing enough,' and begins to laugh and joke. And this morning he went right into the bar- room, where all the sports were setting, and said he was going into town to see some friends; and as he starts off he laughs an' says, 'This don't look as if I was afraid of seeing people, does it?' but Dad says it was just bluff that made him do it, and Dad thinks that if he hadn't

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