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CAPSN JONAH HIS" FISH '
What's This Strange 'Looking Creature? A-'Devil Fish! No
Wonder Cap'ii'jopah Keeps His-Distance, But-Let'siStay
and Hear the Devil Fish Tell His Own Story. -
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By the Devil Fish.
Do." I frighten you? I know 1 do. I am a hideous looking
creature. I look like a horrible, immense tadpole. My body is j
broad and flat. It is soft and flabby! It is cold and clalmny!
My head is large. On each side of it is a sort of a wing. My
tail is long, slender and ljke a whip. It is armed with two long,
dreadful spines. Each of my jaws has several rows of teeth. ;
.1 am very strong. I have killed many a shark and have over-
turned a large fishing boat. I can travel through the water as fast
as a race horse.
A brother devil fish of mine, that 'was caught, weighed five
tons. It took 26 oxen and several men to drag him to shore. j
Most sailors fear, us, but sometimes we are caught by daring-i
with Harpoons. We are valuable as food. :
Oh! I am an exciting fish, I am! Good night. Don't dream ,
A Minnesota man broke his leg
.while dancing the "grizzly bear".
There'll be rest.fqr the wicked hi