The Adventures of Detective Barney

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He wanted to find a cave and crawl into it. . . . And then the lightning burst in the tree-top over his head

 


 

THE ADVENTURES OF
DETECTIVE BARNEY


BY
HARVEY J. O’HIGGINS

AUTHOR OF “THE SMOKE-EATERS,” “DON-A-DREAMS,”
SILENT SAM,” ETC.


ILLUSTRATIONS BY
HENRY RALEIGH


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NEW YORK
THE CENTURY CO.
1915

 
 

Copyright, 1915, by
Harvey J. O'Higgins


Copyright, 1912, 1913, 1914, by
P. F. Collier & Son, Inc.


Published, January, 1915

 
 

NOTE

Detective Barney is the hero of the detective comedy “The Dummy,” by Harvey O’Higgins and Harriet Ford, but no attempt has been made in the play to dramatize the book, and none in the book to novelize the play.

 

 

CONTENTS


  1. I
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    3
  2. II
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    48
  3. III
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    90
  4. IV
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    136
  5. V
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    185
  6. VI
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    225
  7. VII
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    258
 
 

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS


  1. page
  2. He wanted to find a cave and crawl into it. . . And then the lightning burst in the tree-top over his head

    Frontispiece
  3. “It’s a repeat,” Barney said, “an’ they told me to see that you got it, this time”

    33
  4. “The old man’s wad!” Snider exulted. “By G— he ’s got the swag back too!”

    83
  5. They found him observing them with a mute and glassy stare

    157
  6. “You ’ll tread gently for the rest of your days, you sneaking parasite”

    321
  7. Mrs. Buntz was soon as indignant as her sister. She read the policy aloud—every word of it—with fine conviction

    253
 

 

THE ADVENTURES OF
DETECTIVE BARNEY

 


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1929, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.