The ransom of Red Chief and other O. Henry stories for boys

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The ransom of Red Chief and other O. Henry stories for boys  (1921) 
by O. Henry
The Ransom of Red Chief


and Other

O. Henry Stories


FOR BOYS

AS CHOSEN BY

FRANKLIN K. MATHIEWS


ILLUSTRATED BY

GORDON GRANT

GARDEN CITY, N. Y., AND TORONTO

DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY

1921

CONTENTS
PAGE
Introduction xi
The Ransom Of Red Chief 3
Jimmie Hayes and Muriel 24
A Technical Error 35
The Reformation of Calliope 48
Jeff Peters as a Personal Magnet 65
One Dollar’s Worth 78
A Chaparral Christmas Gift 92
The Roads We Take 102
New York By Camp Fire Light 111
The Adventures of Shamrock Jolnes 119
The Sleuths 131
The Cop and the Anthem 143
The Foreign Policy of Co. 99 156
Memoirs af a Yellow Dog 168
Lost on Dress Parade 178

The Love-Philtre Of Ikey Schoenstein 191
The Girl and the Habit 201
After Twenty Years 212
“What You Want” 219
The Clarion Call 230
A Retrieved Reformation 244
A Double-Dyed Deceiver 259
The Theory and the Hound 281
A Blackjack Bargainer 301
This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.