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Produced by Anthony Matonak
CABIN FEVER
By B. M. Bower
CONTENTS
CHAPTER
I THE FEVER MANIFESTS ITSELF
II TWO MAKE A QUARREL
III TEN DOLLARS AND A JOB FOR BUD
IV HEAD SOUTH AND KEEP GOING
V BUD CANNOT PERFORM MIRACLES
VI BUD TAKES TO THE HILLS
VII INTO THE DESERT
VIII MANY BARREN MONTHS AND MILES
IX THE BITE OF MEMORY
X EMOTIONS ARE TRICKY THINGS
XI THE FIRST STAGES
XII MARIE TAKES A DESPERATE CHANCE
XIII CABIN FEVER IN ITS WORST FORM
XIV CASH GETS A SHOCK
XV AND BUD NEVER GUESSED
XVI THE ANTIDOTE
XVII LOVIN CHILD WRIGGLES IN
XVIII THEY HAVE THEIR TROUBLES
XIX BUD FACES FACTS
XX LOVIN CHILD STRIKES IT RICH
XXI MARIE'S SIDE OF IT
XXII THE CURE COMPLETE
CABIN FEVER
CHAPTER ONE. THE FEVER MANIFESTS ITSELF
There is a certain malady of the mind induced by too much of one thing.
Just as the body fed too long upon meat becomes a prey to that horrid
disease called scurvy, so the mind fed too long upon monotony succumbs
to the insidious mental ailment which the West calls "cabin fever."
True, it parades under different names, according to circumstances and
caste. You may be afflicted in a palace and call it ennui, and it may
drive you to commit peccadillos and indiscretions of various sorts. You
may be attacked in a middle-class apartment house, and call it various
names, and it may drive you to cafe life and affinities and alimony. You


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