Railway agent Mike Flannery wants to charge the livestock rate for a shipment of two guinea pigs. He refuses to accept the lower pet rate saying “Pigs is Pigs.” The grumbling customer complains to the railway company. Meanwhile while the guinea pigs reproduce and eat in Flannery’s stationhouse.
Humorous text that may seek to amuse or enlighten, including satire and parody.
The picture of a possible future is presented to the reader.
The narrators vanity puts him in an embarrassing situation.