I forget just what it was Vee was rummagin' for in the drawer of her writin' desk. Might have been last month's milk bill, or a stray hair net, or the plans and specifications for buildin' [mehr][weniger]
George Wilbur Peck (September 28, 1840– April 16, 1916) was an American writer and politician from Wisconsin. He served as the 17th Governor of Wisconsin and the 9th Mayor of Milwaukee. [mehr][weniger]
George H. Peck (October 15, 1856 – January 9, 1940) was an American real estate broker, developer and millionaire.
Born George Huntington Peck, Jr., in San Francisco, California, he began his career as a railroad conductor and is credited with driving the first Southern Pacific train into San Pedro. [mehr][weniger]
The Boy With A Lame Back--The Boy Couldn'T Sit Down--A
Practical Joke On The Old Man--A Letter From "Daisy"--
Guarding The Four Corners--The Old Man Is Unusually
Generous--Ma Asks Awkward Questions--The Boy Talked To With
A Bed-Slat--No Encouragement For A Boy!
A Young Fellow Who Is Pretty Smart On General Principles, And Who Is
Always In Good Humor, Went Into A Store The Other Morning Limping And
Seemed To Be Broke Up Generally. The Proprietor Asked Him If He Wouldn'T
Sit Down, And He Said He Couldn'T Very Well, As His Back Was Lame. He
Seemed Discouraged, And The Proprietor Asked Him What Was The Matter.
"Well," Says He, As He Put His Hand On His Pistol Pocket And Groaned,
"There Is No Encouragement For A Boy To Have Any Fun Nowadays. If A Boy
Tries To Play An Innocent Joke He Gets Kicked All Over The House." The
Store Keeper Asked Him What Had Happened To Disturb His Hilarity. He
Said He Had Played A Joke On His Father And Had Been Limping Ever Since. [mehr][weniger]