Excerpt from Careers of Danger and Daring About one half the chapters in this book appeared serially in St. Nicholas Mag azine, the other half in the New York Herald, and two chapters on the Locomotive Engineer, and one on the wild-beast Tamer appeared in mcclure's Magazine. Thanks are extended to all these for permission to republish. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.