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I II I c THE SA SALT T LAKE H IEAALD l1WSUNoA SUNDAY Y APJUL M1tIt 13 13 1902 1902I 1903it
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1 The Tale ofMortim of Mortimer r P Peters t fs and the thP Powder wder HeAte He Ate ThatMade That Made Him a Giant
HAT b gkNt prwtNrT r asked MkedHetUT askedlb
k Henry Henrytr lb a young Ounfriend <
friend tr = of = o 1 lavaoften lava baveI
I often heard the none but butnver butnever
never knew rot wbat It Itnt Itta
ta taGiant Giant lint nt p powd powder lea r I IIIIIIIeIL 1a a very YVJt
1IuWIle suNtaDC8 ace that has tM alert aaoetIdtrtul alertt
p t m
t Idtrtul qualities indeed as wu dlacrrcd ells ellst
crrcd t br b lortiml Peten a boy who wboed whontrt
ed Ddt door to me TbIa powder looks JooUr
° r Innocent Inas > cent bUt It 18 exosddlnd7 nsb Pr PrvM powr
r vM fui It II white aDd be as flour 8ourWllat flourphat
Wllat does It do to your asked Hoary Hoaryy
1 ntlnc a story storycell etoryWtll
Wtll cell It t cant do anytdlag to Tea JiDW JiDWttU nbtrt
t tell the truth as tbere ther Is DO more ofeft of ofiett
iett eft 1 bellVe bellVeWhat belies e eghat
What did it do to Mei Imoe Peter r rtIl
Cell tIl ih thrs the ate tor I was going to tot toIl
t Il yea Giant powder If It ii catch will willAke willeke
eke you grow Ofcoane Of coarse If OU OUit should shouldt
t it t too much It will Dt wily bare v a our COfndlng oure ourpondint
pondint ndlng eR tf + ct t bpo1 ex and you win winOW willlov
lov OW tremenf10D e It t 18 JUde of ofj tegmlbOb tegmlbObave
iff ave and phiJander ph Lander lDO pound ftr ftraDd velTe
e aDd laid in th the moontlaat t for torgilts eevrtel eevrtelghts
j gilts aDd then pre ereCI in an airtight aJrtacIatculI airtightckase
culI I had a quantity of the powder powdertt
tt e and that Is how everything bppeaed bppeaedtut
tut 1Ut vJeh illcb I am going totea to aelil yen w wOt Whoa Whoagat
J Ot 1to tllla habit ottellhtg ot lIton to toldn toldn
ldn a I began te bu a ae glut deal pe peId peaed
Id by them T ey woulcle would come to ire Iiieeat ireat
at aU arts tts of tours una IJ bee for ator atorand tor torand
and If I were We bu buiythey ytiMJwOuId would over overJ
J my house and Pli pr into evetZtking 80 80It mt
t It nothing wan Ii safe mm them I hid hidpnt hidt
t giant powder awa a a merit drawer draWWmv
mv desk but ev even then I diclnt feel feelit feelna
na it t wu secure or some cIdlclnD can cant
t e find Reret dJanra 80 I determlaed determlaednd
I nd It to my treDd irendJeb JlM Gader er tbe tbet
t zUl who of c curse UIMo 0D1IId lad use far torIi
1 Ii hiI butanes bUlltneaaA butanesA
A B Bo 10 M T Trsii TrsiiI tW IfiT
T thought K f all tM IM that I kMw kMwJ kaawi
f N W n1e > n + ard wbich whichone oae would be tM tMtdt t > ktt kttt
tdt t wt tnnrt tre4wosthy of u to be a al thet
l war 01 to t Al Althem ger ma pekap Same Samet
J t them I1fU I was aware wo6 very eaJioua eaJiouaIJd cationtad
tad 1nQ1IIIit1Ye and couNJat be dlioeidSd dlioeidSdxn
11011 for a minute to c inch a NICk pickwithout
If without opening It to act wbM It Ittuled cue cuei
1 tuled i 4001 wbile others wo1d4 be sun either eitberj
j t 1018 it or tell aomebody what It wei weiren
2 NIG If they didnt eat tame If the powcar pow powCM
CM In their death to dM o w wbat > aat It ItiRed Ittasted
tasted like like as ems boys always do I Ibally Iioally
bally dec1dt that Mortimer was Taut juatIe
Ie boy for the errant Ha was a an antas Mrd Mrds
tas s 1a4nd not curt curleea sad alwaye cJId dMI cJIdbe
I be war told But In 0I to toU lUard lUardtaint
U taint aD any error I toidblaaU abollt abolltIer abontthe abonttheorder
order Ier and what it would do d o to him hbaDre himfare
fare Dre I placed It Is da1aaada and At At11I seat seatm
11I t Vlzard feMer The WIard lived livedthat
that time in l i e place called 00atvUle GoaMllethe
l the pper part of New yom York In a ait aat
it lI1 lateen een stories IItOri hich aDd wudobw a ai aod
i 011 bual1tS but the poaeeeoa a of the tbeI1t thetent
tent Powder would airily lioness 11 1ttd
t4 td make him a redo man IDILr IDILlrcmer manMortimer
r Mortimer lrcmer placed the w hackies to
t inside pocket a aid started 0I 0 pIeued
1t I had
chosen him a my IDerer
1 d delighted lighht It tIh Loom to t a real
It wizardWhen wizard
i When h r got t to GoatvtUe Goa Mile ae found that
I ated 1Iedr < r had gone one to Stem to seek
the M Irrr rrvr of Beauty for a poled
J Mortimer resolved to go there
ter tr hiI1 hI I will 111
not relate the story of
yal vhih hh wa waa J lrotlike like aD7 as otIaer
n t 51tnpl sic pty sa say that WIlleD he naeW rea tote toteto
h fvud that lb the nasal bY
tape taper
to I themout the ma Mortimerrs
n to Mortimer rtimer ned sugaredart
r ut the ame a MOilntalu Mo znIans with a stoat stoatpng
treader hopIng png to catch up with 11I
eadr before night but darkise Come
a h
crosstne Cfln a narrow valley and
had to ti I 9v a beneeth tIa a 4qs ItIIaber
ter 0r the night nghtt
lust t as h Sl1 sna snroe roe 1Ioruer a ai awoke awokeL
i L Ra If a p < d d Ida eyes be caw w that UaatJdtd
< slrnded Jdtd by a circle of eaor
t n b bo > t toothed thed rt rtI fttgtitled Iklareas
T a jmals that emt
MWIaere MWIaerer
I t + r J
aaich uch have
never er been
I i r d rlt It cap
Into spy 17 aerlei i efta eteat
t hen r that the YeI7 brrlesst
I r + > h tern flee as 8Jon cap u ui liar
< r ate f oreet There tlksy tlksyv
i v H gafua
t t they wen at lent t3
ceied nt1 with tile IIICht of a awitho Nee
1 = r r witho Mortipera the 1 1nlt heart trouble caned ed
a r tt ltd
a rhea Ike asvspg cap capt
t nlt cbab61 up I Into to the tber therobing
r c As IIOOD tM Cor7 Cor7mbina
mbina they wept for III
r i t R b h1f f ca8lcltJa watt eaoagh Ih IhI >
I reach of tM P vqyall
I < all eat d0we ender the the111m
7h 7hk =
111m to VOW taint wttb
k Into tbelr past yawtl + ang
t harp
= be ben
> n that enbber tree more
ley two wRlaat anything to to1f8e
t t roarsq 1f8e a and as IIie tbioutiht tbioutihtr t
r shat hat be 8M do be 1Ie
Giant Pow Powder
He Hesu dams damsthat
su that in JUCb alch a dINa dlrt ex ext
1 t danger of o hb We It Itsh
she sh for IWa dm
to eu ire
pow powi poferre
s s x
i erreeadu n1g g eadu to tackle a at aQ athe
Q Z1aee erre
t lasted ot otl othe
the he 1I1a aA reader s swaa
l Le Len waa rt Jp that bill ige igeci
InNe > n re tha than
ci JOlla Ohm MadiVs old oldt Ordhe
a < d
I fubrt dmt Idaold
blase Ida a > r all alla
a t I he tended
R t gaR olds
a Hcalltbe 1te ai
the at iS wal walr walW
He dIdnt tee atptMng at aUaacl all and dIeJat didntknow
know he wu pawing until suddenly the tberubber therubber
rubber tree bent Oft with his IDcreued IDcreuedftI lncreaaedweight
weight and his legs almost touched the tbeTbea theirwmd
irwmd Then aU the Corypheea made a atraattc afrantic
frantic nab at him ucla trying to reach reachbJa eachhim
him tint i ist but in Ida acltement M kicked kIcke4Ot kickedout
Ot aDd abut ftteea of Ute Uteof most savage savageof
of that wentrIIQ went tt nawing fifty feet away
Some ofthem of the did DOt pt up at all while whUetho whilethe
the others stretched thea themselves elftJII alai stood odBtarlq stoodstaring
staring at him iD amazement Dd fear fearMOI1Imer farMortimer
Mortimer fell over backward but rose at atonce
0 once and WU surprised to bd that be hewaa betaller
waa taller alNady tJuaatbe than the rubber tree treeand
Del so bls I that tile Cof7pbeea looked lake Ukeu lakesmall
u terrier do beside btmHe him He reached reaebedou reachedout
ou out a before they could tlllCaPtt lie liecrabbed begrabbed
crabbed two of them by ue beck of the tJMDeck theneck
Deck and then lie walked oS with withwJdle them themwhile
while the other ra 8CIIUIIDg lgtq he heda listdarkest
da tore toreMortimer formMortimer
Mortimer walked toward tbiII atty Ia IatelUUDc Ii Iitending
tending to give tile two Corypbeea to Ute Uteof theKing
King of ham for big meaacerle Aa 1M 1Mapp beapproached
app approached eel town aU the people eel iD inteTor iDte1fOI
te1fOI at sight t of him for IHt was DOW as as1aD astall
tall a a tllree4t01 house Del pt pteVeJ7 getting
bigger every minute He auae came to the thepalace thepalace
palace aDd aD of the xma guards ran rans ranmolds
s M that a giant was ap apicIiSIll apicIiSIllIptlsoldng
Iptlsoldng t Iu Ttrofkagnetah Ttrofkagnetahrushed TYof aqnatah
rushed t the Wbldo Df bIa bIaMol bedrooat bedrooatMorti
Mol Morti II er heW up die two Corypheea ju justas t tas
as a man night loI4I old szp 1P a a pall of rabbitsand rabbits nbbitaaDd
aDd told 10 King Twofaaquatah that they Uwy1rerelorhla theywere
1rerelorhla 1rerelorhlaTbe were forhb vntmagfe vntmagfeThe
The King was a brave man and be WAS WASmlsht7 wasmighty
mighty glad ad to Kt these rare animals animalsso
80 be asked Mortimer to take them to the theZoeJo theZoological
Zoological GanteIIa and 1M would ould be down downasaooa downas
asaooa as soon ashe could set dt ddrsted iIIed p le thelad
lad or tdant ratheru hellOww he crow wts t ok okthe tookthe
the wrtaU wriggling aImaJa to he U e Zoc hut hutaU as asall
aU the assistants were too terrified to re remain re remaID
maID be had to put them Into caps hIm hImMIl himpelt
MIl pelt after wham be sat down to wait t for forthe forthe
the Sing H He kept on growing however howentaDd
aDd b7 the tinge the King arrived Mortt Morttnaer Mortimer
naer lees as taD as tlle1QIIrea to spina of the theof great greatumpie
umpie of Rambankibuet Delhe andd becoiidnt becoiidntlrer CCR ldDtb8u
b8u the xm Kingvcaa q lID except when whenbe MIa
be yelled very 7 load 11 Uo had to bead down OW1lto downto
to seehet Jdm and when he spoke h 1M 1MXiBr theSing
Sing Ida breath tltb blew 111 clearoff ear oa his hisfMt hisfeet
feet TIle JQIc S > p wig alert somewhat ewhataIa somewhatalaised
aIa fflr l tltbugk he was not afraid afraidfPanta afraidpf
pf fPanta giants but reaUX liked them he was WIUIte wassomewhat
somewhat iMrtl d te lee one that grew grewao
10 fastHe tat tatBe
Be talked X to please be NIT NITeUetUI veryOmroulahePti4ket
eUetUI OmroulahePti4ket around aDd to try DOt DOtto notto
to step ens mlpn of thepeopIs peopIe than tbaDhe thanhe
he could as If possible toaVOid toaVOidtIII1Iq to avoid avoidtipping
tipping o of tile public 1MIIId1Dp bgpdingsand 1MIIId1Dpand
and tempi t Be could bock over the theordtury theordinary
ordinary howolg eaIc1 leald bat be wished to tove torve
rve ve tile jUk tree and tbeetabIea the stave on onthe onthe
the lawk lawkortls
thewIIo ortls who readied a t a taDt taDtu u uan
u incogimdent thing to have fooling fooUncarowad foolingaround
around among tprdeaa bet eoIIIIenab eoIIIIenabri eooservatsrla
rla ri replied that he would 110 out Into Intotbo Intothe
the country where there was mon zoom 100IIIto zoomto
to turn aro1l8ll ID Del asked Twotaa Twotaaquat Twofaagzatah
quat h If f hed 4 Uk a ride The Kingwho King IQDcwbo
who bad tried automobiles submarine iaeboaa submarineboats
boats air4Id airshippe and tile tiletbeupt looptbeaoop looptbeaoopthought
thought It woa1d be a new sesation en aDd aDdreed andagreed
reed a g e 80 Mortimer IIeIred him ap
Hold OD ono Be careful there ended tIN tINYou theSing
Sing You are not picking up a steel steelboior eeI eeIbo
boior bo Bgppembo that I am only as ei eiand
aM blood You abnoe pushed la 11 11IDa my
I tt bot apoloPe Mortimer rtlmer rtlmere nIt nItwlpaiht
wlpaiht me e tIbie to set used to IQ myshe
she Ibpeet I doped ru tIT to rbcol hIlOIIeet hIlOIIeetOwr set setSke
Ske Over Owrr Mlrrfitahu MlrrfitahuYaa
r Yaa added Twofaaq1ltah Twofaaq1ltahDIp a akeep
DIp In dud oI bow far up Sa tile tile7W air airyea
7W aft CUI7bIIr tsrryI ne for If you should I 1stme tdnp
me drop Int I wont be worth gathering zip I Ia IP
P a lsu way r home up here herehalI henWhere
Where shall we O gors uk ukbe asked Morttaner Morttaneras
as be inked aD across All for be beaow was wasnow
now a all as a t oaatan tab1 I I we wepleMat some someplat
plat places away oar yonder yonderThe 7ODder8Iameee
The 8Iameee people never allow theKing the tbem
m w go beTodu beyond the borders o t tJna rue ruekin
kin dom mid Twefaauatala st I IdoDt Idont
doDt know anything about tM tMhwut hasedlatt hasedlattnishYorktood
nishYorktood nishYorktoodWhat
hwut What DOt allowed to taft 0U of ofCJ ofTour
Tour CJ Country cried ftIedWbJ Yortipaetr YortipaetrWhy
Why wbat whats the aue of being a King it ityou
you 011 eAt ea au aIQW aIQWTaere anywhere anywhereTbes
Taere DOt much faa II it H tM m mRpUed Wagreplied
replied but t we most all io what we wewere w wwere
were born to do Now ow eskite I am away awayIll W117ru
ru have a good ue and 1U tell them OD emmy
187 retWa that you raJa WQ withand wt aaa4
and tIteJ cat caatY asp a tktd tktdoR
Y oR a apt gut mutt ham troubler r aW aWJIdIDer g gMertlaer
JIdIDer No sir not much muchNobo4r machNehot
Nobo4r Nehot caa o rJabIc as hIng to a twat Ilk Ilkyoufeid like likeu
youfeid u KI I1ICIdDa lai iag You you wouldonly would would0DIs
only bob b blot at them 1Q and away awayur4 awaytheyd
ur4 p idle sea u lIUas lIUasOf etrawsc
Of c coarse roarked rkEd Mortimer ortimer I II Ihad
had I tat for tile mO moment momentit > IDeDt IDeDtIt
It wD1 ome time tor toe to get getused Kette
used te It r rThey
They up not gone ne DaD many mi miles across acrossAsh
Ash tIQrttf1er ortifer was
and JUSt stepping over Qvern overAfghanistan
Afghanistan n as a be spoke He was very verytJdntY verythirsty
thirsty and seeing ins a dear limpid lake lakestHldl lakenesttirg
nesttirg stHldl 1 etttn two m trtains t lairs he sct sctthe < t tthe
the JIda dews and stretching tre IabBse1t IabBse1ttlpeD hheaeifupon
upon the earth drank drankHl drankR
R Hl cried tot t King < Dont 12Jt take It ItalL itall
alL Lea Leave some tou t th these se people hen henThen herbThen
Then Mortimer 4orti r looked carefully and andNo andraw
raw No thousands e of f PEop running wildly wildlyalong wild wildalone
alone be shore of the am almost > st 1Py lake lakoT lakoJ
There was scarcely water ter enough e leftfor left lefttor
for a weeks weeksIt week weekIt
It w take six for the Jake to tonil
nil up aaatu said 1J1c1wof1 Twofaaquatah TwofaaquatahYou uatah uatahYou
You You will make deserts of the co oopntry it it1OJ If70a
1OJ are DOt more careful cuduLwW carefulwlfl
wW tIT to remember reacm aid lor lortimer Mortimer
timer taking < tile King up and moving onIt on onIt
It Ie somewhat inconvenient 10 be beldant a agiant
giant I and I suppose I have walkedover walked walkedover
over several veral eatlre tire populations since nee we welltarted westarted
et feutWa fflag EaepI g l 1 4 tonWied tonWiedon I I0lJ
0lJ OM plea bn of Ida hand lki4e waa b1llt b1lltbut hart hartbut
but aU wem agrred half todepth DOlt 0 d7from onlyfrom
from the faU tall bat at sight sI At a giant giantwho at atwbo
who had them ID bIs hellil Although AltbouKbMQrtl AlthoughMortis
MQrtl Mortis hand wall U ktrid is a wIaoM wIaoMCUht wbolit
CUht t etihty they ntuld still me itIMit at It MIl MIl1om weefrom
from the shape of hIS bi 111I11 111I11stlc biimeam iagetd iagetdstldting
stldting stlc tnc up OR the he 1IDrlzoa around anau anauand than thanand
and moving moviawYou movingYou
You came pretty near 1ttIwlor 1ttIwlorbe been dons for forhe
be saId in as Iowa low a vane it be coati MaD manage MaDa
a age e U we btulDt bltPllQ4Kl 1 tin Mgr Mgring
in ing you OU would OIlW never lltVi jlot oat 1 1tell dtell
tell I ou ouWe otaVe
We Ve It are too Ittetut to exptes out ftel ftelIngll fttelInge
Ingll laid the Itey Mr PtIrabera the t1aehIHltnc thehudtfg
hIHltnc Alpine lImber ADd we will willnever 111 111lIet
never do It Again 1 pro plOmEse you kind kindginn kindgianh
ginn gianh
ginnWbt Wbt Where > would sou ou Uke1o like io to asked
Mortimer 111 put ut you ally place Iota Iotawish u uih
wish ih and 1 hope that hereafter 70111 70111lay youllStay
Stay lay fJn level ground round for you ou cant nt eapeet eapeeta peat peata
a boy will 11 be paaJo passing net lime and get getyou t tyou
you out outA outA
A boar bo exclaimed Mr PI1teJRr PI1teJRrtes PlkeherbYes <
Yes a plain Ataerican bI rtc n 1MIi that all allWhere allWhere
Where will It you I noW noWMr noVr noVrMr
Mr Plkebem said b hed cllO go to the Alpine AlptneHotl Alpinelintel
lintel where hi his valise we wan and then be behowed heshowed
showed howed that he was Y gelmne ulaeIDount Tountaan Tountaanrlimbing ln lnJmbinc
Jmbinc crank for he h Mil W This 11 the UHthlghl8t thehighcat
hlghl8t I have ever Mea pet up be here onyour on onOl1r
your Ol1r hind Mr GiAnt CouidIt t we at atrane arrange
range for Gr a tsar with itlt yoet Tee 15 could t getauch t8uh
8uh ma maenfeent 1tfteent views M May I uk what wlaatou whatyou
you ou would charge chargeAt ba T TAt
At ptellebt I am engaged by his DO7 lloyslMagnificence
Magnificence MaBn1 ee the ron Icing of Shun SIaJnMcnimer aafd aafdMortimer
Mortimer tad am not upon to any QI other otheroffers otheroffers
offers offersI
I am sorry but It you 1Ht will take JaY JaYcard mycard
card perhaps we can can make some rJIfIJ rJIfIJmeont f1 f1ment
meont for a future tour replied Mr1N Mr1Nherat Mr Mrherat
herat for he did want to take jUt suchen eh ehan
an upIntheafr trip Howeve ltoW9ftr Morlinker Morlinkerrefused 0 0fWled
refused fWled ahd took all the r rescued ed people peopleto
to the Alpine e Hotel where his h appear appearance appearance
ance created lnimeneeexeltement lmntenee excitement Itseemed It It8M1I1fd
seemed to the beholders that one of the theclpnt1e thegigantic
gigantic mounialn was fpoVl taovhg t tdwaatd tdwaatdthem wanl wanlthem
them sod when the rescued people peo M told toldthm toldtheir
their story all the bru bapds 1ft the thewhole thewhole
whole countrytumed country turned out aQd serenaded ereaadedMorttmer serenadedMortimer
Mortimer but aU M want wanted d wa was me metblng something
thing to eat It was a egrCJat groat lt to fur turDlsIa furnick
nick such a giant with eno enough food for a ameal ameal
meal but by ran ransacking cklng all Switzerland SwitzerlandIt
It was provided and and Mi Pikeherat helBt paidthe paid paidth
th the bill but Ire never bad mo money y enough enoughto
to take another trip to Switzerland
let GUt de Jell will conk recompense te teme tome
me for the mllt JIe JIeThe POW Sr SrThe
The matter of f l war vety JJaporlaat JJaporlaatfor
for as near near as we could stterwliM stterwliMMortimer figure figureMortimer
Mortimer wu about three miles AD height heightand helcllfand
and of course It was De easy Il matter toAnd to
And eatables for such an eDOnDOa maD maD801i1G mande
de 801i1G pt pick k us e enough for the KIn aD andthe l lthe
the wizard as Ik went 111 along but a whole wholecoUDtI wholecountry
country 1fOakIDt aupplf a IIIHI 1a a year yearfor ear earfor
for him However its found 1ft 1 Ittth IttthhIl littlewhile
while hIl that he dldnt get et hungry everyfew every eftrfew
few hours as before but being 80 w ol olthe ofaarsey
aarsey the tIlDe between meals 18 was w COrN COrNnIII correspNdingb
nIII < W lengthened Before they de depatted departed
patted for lIbftttLtM hlb r the Car of R1hI re reqUftt re requested
qUftt quested 4 Jort v Be to down In Ute UteGourtuclapolp theGourtzaehpolgssid
Gourtuclapolp l1lMtIft pored where very fewpeople few few1Jefple
people live and have a talk with him 0 0bow on onhow
bow it feel feels to be a ant But when wilenMortimer whentortlmer
Mortimer did 80 the King monopollsOO monopolisedneatly monopollsOOheatlt
neatly all tile time aKtnebe asking he Car ques queanone question
none about his method of governing his hispeople iliapeople
people and 110 the cur did not get = t muchInformation much muchInformation
InformationFinally Information Informationllnally
Finally the three started tot tile ex ext extrout
t trout north The King and the wisaJtt wisaJttptovtdtd wlWelprovided
provided thftnlll themselves with uitable gar garments Ifarmenta
menta to withstand the cold expecting to toput aput
put them on when they reached t te e jeT Icyregions jeTftliofta
regions but they were obliged to put putthem putthem
them on at once for at the enormousheight enormous eDOllDOUhetaht
height at t which iIotthner carried them It ItbItterly tltwaa
twaa bItterly cold old indthe nd tile all was ao ran ranthat rarethat
that nn the giant was wa obliged to lie lieoitn liedown
down every little while In order to get agood a abig
good big breath They passed over tb tbhalt the thehalf
halt ot Siberia before fore night ca came when whenthe whenthe
the wizard suggested stopping and light lightlag lPtIq
Iq a flee ar beside which they might sleep 1IIeepNo sleepNow
No Now it It a curious fact but extremely extremelynatural ext remelT remelTnatural
natural that everything rtht 18 M naerS MorthaerSpockets naerSpCiclteta
pockets had ehla ehlarded ht proportion to hi hipowth hisgrowth
growth 0 that be had for Instance Instanceatches Instancefnatches
fnatches atches two or three hundred feet In InIfDCth Inlength
length lead pencils as 10 long as ocean oceanlIte oceansteamers
lIte steamers mers pennies as big as circus tents tentaa tentsa
a knife six or sight bl blocks ka long while wbllewatch his hiswatch
watch wu as a large as the county fall fallSlounda fairgrounds
grounds and its ticking could be heard beanIfor heardfor
for seven miles when he took it out outOnce outOnce
Once when he dropped hie hi handkerchief handkerebIeCit
it covered the entire Duchy of Tchad TchadsnoclKordoski Tcbadsnodgordoeskl
snoclKordoski oDe of the most Important importalltk1lllSian ImportantItusaaan
k1lllSian provinces anti the people thought tbougbtIt
It was an eclipse ot the sun Of course COlInetbe coursethe
the day lasted Ia tcd very much longer a up uparound uparound
around Mortimer bead for when it was wIInight wasnight
night at hi his feet the sun un was still tm shining shiningon
on his hi face 80 that it was wa really very verylate verylate
late when they camped for the night nightWhen nightWhen
When the Wizard lzard suggested making a flee
night end thinking theirwrong their clocks W WWIOq td
wrong t la tile immediate ba1IIedIatetboUCllt vIINIY vIINIYthought
thought that a comet was about to srlko srlkoto lit littb
tb earth TIleD Mortimer fearful of ofJ s sdag
dag J pbole countto on lire tire ww out outtile outthe
tile cIt and the people nd anhaale allwent all allnt
went nt back M W again N1nWbeA againWhen
When Xu totally awoke his eom eompaDt eotanarrowly
paDt narrowly e beinel being smashed UIbed1M
as 1M turned over ad stretched himself himselfkaocklag bt lllelf lllelfkDoddIItr
kDoddIItr ever a couple of towns aDd the theat thecastle
castle at Prince ZkorIIchlJUloIhkcnritdl ZkorIIchlJUloIhkcnritdlMenI ZkorschlnsgotaltowltchMsrtlmer
MenI Msrtlmer looked around for the KtAr KI andMr and andMr
Mr Ii Mender alarmed at their absence for foras t tNt <
Nt they had 110 means of COIIUDunteatIRC COIIUDunteatIRCaa
aa a far up as his sari be was not aware awarethat re rethat
that they were fu his trousers pocket pocketBut pocketBut
But as he fortunately did not rIM for forhour 8Jt 8Jthour
hour or 110 which period seemed t tolike Idtn IdtnUke
like the few minutes one lies abed thtnkiJIg thtnkiJIgof
of LIlaC they bad time to walk up to Ids Idsface hieface
face and J him In the nose with a sharp abarppointed sharppointed
pointed stick to attract his attentIOn attentIOnWheu attentionWhen
When they told him how Ion long he had slept alepthe slepthe
he w was much surprised urprl but he w was re relMved Ye Yeflorid
florid to ud that he had grown DCJ larger largerduring Jaliedart
dart during his lumber for he bad be to toworry toworry
worry lid fr that he might become too toolarp toolarge
large for the earth In tact It r rhim 10 10him
him as be looked down toward his feet feetthat feat featthat
that be bad even shrunken 8li slightly ll 7 and anc1he andhe
he Indulged ID hopes that he might be becoming be becomlng
coming smaller which was really the caM caMThe7 neeThey
They started northward Immediately illllB8dJtelyand
and soon n reached tile bOrder of thefresco the thefrozen
frozen sea where they beheld theaa theaaof thenands thenandsof
of hall mastodons sporting among the thekeberp theIcebergs
Icebergs IcebergsI
1 cannot R that I lUll particularly partleularlYfoDd
fond of such IIIdmpy little things 118 mae mast maetodens
todens t he remarked The meat I dry dryaDd dryand
aDd not partICularly tasty but perhaps perbaPIf
If a fellow could get enough of them to tomake tomake
make a breakfast ao that he could set a asreal areal
real good taste df them they ntlgk ntlgkpalatable gilt 1M 1MIatable
palatable Iatable I would give a good deal for fora
a plate of corDbeefhuh and let others othenthave othershave
have theM dainty little mastodons mutodonSDont mastodonsDont
Dont forget said Mr Meader 11 11101lll1y asxlouuly
101lll1y to ave Te two or three of the larl larleM largeat
eM and fattest to take home to the moIt IOD IODIt
for Ionly I I01llY
It Is too late aId Mortimer
only bad thirtysix and I have eaten eatenthem eatenthen
them every ODe However I will try to tocatch tocatch
catch a a few more moreHe moreHe
He pal biB forefinger Into what seemed M8RMdto
to bo a crack Ir the Ice but which w win wasIn
and andbreakhag aadbreaking
in reality an enormous canyon
breaking away one side he found eight eightor
or nine terrified mastodons crouehlog crouehloga crouching crouchingaway
way a down In Its depths TheY wrI Ied Iedand wrlggland
and sq squealed ealed but picking them up be be
L wbm Wl w we sule newt 1 wit the tbex theKhg
x 1 hewed led tct1II te Q y aphy aphya
ieg a KIll 7WkpW yea k iow a I dont t bow bowao knowKalaeaaoo
Kalaeaaoo ao Zaaubey
I 1 thin we use J8IIt dsyptug ewer tile tileIpII theAlp
IpII Alp replied Mortimer JIIorUIaeI for all themountains the thean
mountains an covered with snow and It ItIoob itlooks
looks jut lib the Alps OD the ma Is eq eqRsgrapky
Rsgrapky RsgrapkyI4 0 0He
He best down and just as be did se be bea hesaw
saw a gertyot or AI moatatt tal talall dlhtier dlhtierall
all fattened together by a tag ryOt dam damup dambering
bering up a bast ptedpI pua ascent They Tbeylooked Theylooked
looked jet like a string of Des and be bepobated bepointed
pointed diem out to the Kbia
1 wonder battun ten they In Indoing u ut
doing t tcat at aa the Siatpteea it 1i r cn cnstaring l l8tariq
staring bard at die climbers It Gust be beTeI7 bevery
very dtngeroua 1OU8 Of tbey theyd ne PIfjIf them themIIIId themsedvnA
sedvnA together IIIId when they to the thetop thetop
top be they oily have t te cca8f scram downagain down downaaaaa
againThey aaaaa
They get a tiDe vkw w and a breath of ofnre oftare
tare air answeted end Mortimer Oh They Tbeyare Theyare
are MpplagThere T tbe they go Gee The TheJaaft They Theyhave
have all fallen Into a crack tn the ice iceSure icetiure
Sure enough all of the mountain climb climbers climber
ers had vanished One of thQ those awful awfuluaa awfultragedha
uaa tragedha a h Ai Alps bad occurred before befuretheir beforetheir
their e and the teDlur tentureaome 50me tourists touristaIa8d touristshad
had as eo oft ofte 1 happtn talen into lne lneCIf uneof
CIf the deep P dark ck crevaaaa haIfJilled haIfJilledwlUa halffilledwith
with IIDOW there to perish of o cold and andbuocer andhunger
hunger buocerT1Ja hungerTurin
Turin is trrrlble cried Mortimer MortimerThey orUm r rTileY
They will surI surely dIe down there That Thatroat Thats Thatshat
hat alwa always g havpela havpelaHold haj pens pensHold
Hold me down close to the edge or the thecrac theerne
erne said th the King and 1 T1 1 take takea ikea
a peek do down nto H its le t Perhaps P cbaps 1 1caa Ican
can lee where they are are aDd then you can caneet canget
get them out 0111Thats outThats
Thats so I nevertboucht never thought 01 that thatsaid that thatraid
said 1IItimer 1IItimerTe YrtimerTie
Te ack is awful wile and deep saidthe said saidthi
the King whEn Mortimer ta h held i him hmover himor
or it and I ca cast se he J < s sl
l vti hi tnQu enough h Je JWecer f fr i14 0 < ti UCk sileltyour UCkyour
your finger down aDd scrape up IIOIDe 0 0tbe ofthe
the snow Perb Perhaps you VU mss fish fishyap the thewbol thewhole
whole bunch of tb them themMortimer m mlItortlmer
Mortimer gently lifted secerai ra1 acres or or2In ofmean
2In mean < from rom th h bottom of < f tb the C cre ass assarlt zsse zsseart
art alter shaking h lung tt tondfr found first < c dthtrt d dthT
thT arthcr 6Jw < lid finaHy the wwrle e 5 rg g
rgIIi IIi
Then after after dlaoovering r1D that a IarBe large land landallele landslide
allele JaI covered tiro railroad track with withaD withan
aD e enormous mass of rocks aDd earth In InFrance InFrance
France and Ithad been Ullbed away by byJIIorU byMortimer
Mortimer fart httime tspeevat t a wreckthey wreck wreckthey
they 1V8 wanderedd dend northward where late laSeDat latenext
next day they met die Ward If IfIbuIsia Mader In InRussia
Russia IbuIsiaHr RussiaMr
Hr Header er waa aWare by mane of ala alamasic hassetaglc
masic art art that Mocti bad bees IMIeaioe seek seeklug
lug hIID bt with u pstkati4 1 tII4DOt did 1101 tell tellblm tillhim
blm him 80 De malt hav8fopmfi 1t oat him 1It1Dself himself
self He dint know MweYerma however teat use usetad A Ad
tad d had eaten tIIe pO d5Ie lilt yam yamEurpe a111 a111Eurpe
Eurpe was aIMN thegreet ant anttL 1 1be
be tame te tbq tbqwhat r rwha e tL t1 t ± 7
what t h baps h SO was ea t1 t1watch tie tiewatch
watch bitib up upiia is tIIef the I7 velltOP loos 0 tile tileouv theNbvgOroaDlslfnaMq
NbvgOroaDlslfnaMq ouv w nt ntme orti ortimer
me came alosrghi dlliM > Rlogyh7 7 7of meats meatsof
of an enoYtiioa F which w1dchmq whichniagnab
mq niagnab yr your nd ftv ftvhunched Ave AveandMstopped
hunched times timesin Dcr1 andMstopped at0ppe4 Just Justin
in time to avoid kJaocIWIS ova lie oter oterator tscrs
s ator wIant wi and lid alL Mr er eked ekedJim nakedaim
Jim to take hIIII up and told Ida who he hewas hewas
was Mortimer explained bow be had hadD hadbeen
been D compelled to eat the giant powder powclerand powderand
and the wizard admitted that be had done doneJUS doneust
JUS ust right Herry He was sorry to lose the DOW powder DOWder
der of course let ft was bitter Ie Iethat toe toethat
that than MOItbaeI MOItbaeII
I doRtd know what m do with IIIJ IIIJKlf myself
self Aid the giant boy I wilt have IleTean havean
an awflll eight of trOUble to set ellRCb ellRCbto
to eat 1 suppose aad If 11M i lie doWn alll alllwhEre anywhere
whEre to IIIftP 1 expect rn crush a peat peatmany greatmany
many poor people bat what am 1 CO do doOh doT doTOh
Oh this wont lUte MId 1Ir Meader MeaderYou MaderYou
You will ana tight to grow smaller neruntil smalleruntil
until yon will he not IIIO more t anea or ordebt orclght
debt feet high You see tb powder powderner was wasnever
never meant to be taken ID Bach tremea tremendous tremeadous
dous doses and the effect will wear ttaeU ttaeUout itddfout
out in n time timeBut timeBut
But III starve to death in the mean me6DUID meanume
UID ume < said Mortimer MortimerWell rtimer rtimerWeD
WeD the only Way that I caD see aeeaid seesaid
aid the wizard ti for you to Co up to toSi toSiberia
Siberia Si el1a and bIIIIt tIe mastodon That Thattho Thataathe
the only place where lIere there are any left leftand leftand
and t they t are the only arlmal l large largeecoigh ug ugCiw
Ciw ecoigh gh to furnish Iuch a giant a square squareurea aquremeal
meal urea There are plentY there b however howeveraid w r rJd
Jd It you can aa SiaTZ me one to take e home
Mortimer put him aDd the loC upon the twena thumb and forefinger he placed pIaeedpound placedground
pound aDd then taJ taking nc a match from them ODe after the ou In his cod pock pockhis pockhis
his pocket struck It k upon the heel of hilt et Bef Before n rising be heard tM tMbooL Wlmsem4 Wlmsem4boot
boot InstantlY the enormous match cry mat t Look out lJoatIIIofe lJoatIIIofebupt li f fburet
bupt into a fialMJaiwer nark larger than the largest beside you at yolll knee ts the thefire North Northore
fire ever en and lighted up the country Pole Poi D Dont nt break It off otrfor offfor
for mils and m miles as bright as daY Mortimer looked down and saw w the pole poleThe poloThe
The r roosters bataa crowing an the ud atIddaa up from the snow and Ice like a a1UlI amall
mall and b awok and be people blUe tootIaplclt tootIaplcltII1If7 Wothpkkaway
away 0 In racaote n stretching Ko J will DOt break it 0 off be replied repeWJ repliedand
J and yawang began their daily 7 avoea TO pall it up aM take it base to tile tileu thelions
u lions woseer w utIIe at Ilse II1aoIt of u lydtkaontsn Institution andttnc and suttng tits
action to the word he drew forth the thoNerth theNorth
North Pole and put It In his vest po poThere pocket pocketThere
There Is nothing more to be prooured proouredhere proottredhere
here declared Mr Xeder Let us re returD re return
turn t8 etvUIatIon for I have just takeR takeRaD takenan
aD o with my hIdaomewr sad aadI
I And that GU are rapt rapidly hly growing small amaDIt smallsa
sa It would be a terrible dl it ou ouMould yetskould
Mould shrink to your non al also In this thisIeI thisremote
remote and icebound region rounded roundedb7
b7 Infuriated mastodons and with DO nontana
ntana 08 of reachtoaome reaching home Let na beaten haaWDthen beatenthen
then before it 18 too late JtaYes lateYee
Yes added the Kill the weethe weethehere weethehere
here Je DOt like that ot Slam and I azn aznch amehflltd
ehflltd ch lec1 to the bone I think ivs Iv had hadItRtHIgJa hadenough
enough traveling lid my people m muebtbo muebtboworrying lJltitb lJltitbw
w worrying about me meHAJI meAll
HAJI All right laid Mortimer I an1U an1UaU can rt rtall
aU the way back before It gets dark t teant Icant
cant shrink any too soon to suit me meN meNothing
N Nothing tJdng Intere Interesting tlng happened on onretu tbelh tbelhretI
retu retI J1 trip until noon when the King Xln2complained Kingcomplained
complained that the rare rarefied ed air was JrtV JrtVIng gtvlag
lag Rim a headache whereupon K rt1merlay
lay down on the outskirts of Eet Yonte Montsnegro YonteJMIIITO
JMIIITO Here their attention was attracted attraotedby
by a mast of men men looking like a irwarJa irwarJaof icw ° sts stsof
of an ants runnI running wildly to and fro fiIN5 fiIN5the a athe
the plain PlaiuSomethlng plainSomething
Something Is going on here sa saM aal t teeder
M der eeder but It Is not a war warHit warIt
Hit It looks more lUte a riot riot sJdtJe sJdtJeKlDg aaid aaidRing
Ring at least so I think aJthoughrwe aJthoughrwenever althoughwenever
never have them In my countryYou country countryYou
You cannot see as tar as I a4o a4oMortimer a4Alordmer
Mortimer but oft In the dletnce I a 1cU8cern candiscern
discern a few men fleeing towed the th8mountalD themountains
mountains Ah be co continued ned beecBnt beecBntover beedhlgover
over 1 think I see how It Js These men menIU6 mutantare
are entering a castle with a town towel Ie IeeKp8 toescape
escape from their pursuers Let us usquire in inqnire
quire of the others what has haPP9ftlJ happeondtMr l lMr
Mr Meader who understood the theMonte theMontenegro IIOft IIOftnegro
negro language soon learned that ae aeeecaplDg heescaping
escaping men were notorious brlgan brlganwho brlgandltwho
who had abducted the KIngs d daeghtar daeghtarthe ht82 ht82the
the Princess s Ethel and carried her away awQjto awayto
to some hidden retreat retreatWe retreatWe
We will re her said YortJm YortJmstepping > y
stepping across a couple ot mountan mountanranges mountarnranges
ranges rangesYou rangesYou
You want to do your oecuing ng prettlrquick pretty prettyquick
quick said the wlcard for let m mtell ma matell
tell you you are shrinking 8 fast as A Asuit a asuit
suit of cheap flannel underwear You YouIo ve velost
Io 8 mile since morning morningBullyi
Buny Bullyi III Mortimer that illtIUU illtIUUme
me very much mucbIt
It would be 1 good idea INgge ssggeetedltheKing tedtthe tedttheKing
King for you 10 make 8 pen with a let letof letof
of these pine trees here and pat the man mantodons mastodon
todon in them for if you h ald suddenly suddenlyshrink y yshrink
shrink down to your original elze e theIv theIvwouldnt theiwouldnt
wouldnt do a thing to us
Cage for flee Masfodons MasfodonsThat Masfo ons onsTbat
That Is 8 wise suggestion tlon said ltIr ltIrMeader MeMeader
Meader for those mastodons are pat pattlcu1arly particularly
tlcu1arly savage Ve I can hear ua ripping llPDGand rippingand
and snorting around there JI1 your pocket OCk6tand pocketand
and they must bel in a a pretty savage vag am amper tenper
per by this time tlmeSo timeSo
So Mortimer pulled up a f few w hundred hUDdIOl2pine hundredpine
pine trees and stroking them atom to togather to together
gather In the ground mode 8 sort of ofstockade ofStockade
stockade inside or which be put tM Jl18Ir Jl18Irtodons mastodons
todons ThIs took but a few JRl minutes minutesafter ute uteaf
i 4the it1Ie
af after which he turned BIs attention to
the brigands castle Mortlmer bad now nowraak nowshrank
shrank raak 80 much that he 8C8OeIT over overtopped overtopped
topped the taU round tow tower oC stone at atthe atthe
the east end or the building B He could couldhear couldhear
hear loud foboQts ottenor of ferret JKuulllng JKuulllngfrom proceedingfrom
from the Inside of the castle as the tent tentlied tertifled
lied brigands eelng him approaching appt08ddDCprred approachingprepared
prepared to defend themselves Theyfired They Theyftred
fired their cannon at him j broad broadsidemuds ldemuCh
muCh to the alarm ot the w and the theKlqg theKing
King but the cannon baa bounded oft oftrl1m offMortimer
Mortimer rl1m r like so many pease yet con oonklerlng conaltering
altering the danger tohJs to his comrades from troma
a stray shot he wisely Io DO tiMe bat bataatc1led butmatched
matched the tow In the tap room of ofwhich ofwhich
which be saw the Princess aD then giv gtvlag givbag
bag the castle a kick he c completely ely de deJIMJIIIIIIed do domolWted
JIMJIIIIIIed it and walked away awayHe awayHe
He found the tower growing excee exceeding exceedingly lAs lAsIF
IF heaVY in a few minutes and Be set It Itdown itdown
down beside a beautiful meadow aDd MId MIdte saidto
te Ute prlnceu You are safe DOW U f fyou
08 will come outside and w walk k around aioaUI aroundtwtl
twtl UI YOUr fathers soldiers come up 7 DcaD yencan
caD do 110 This gentleman Js tM Wag xtagef
ef Slam and this is the celebrated WIZ811i WIZ811iJieader WlzardMeader
Jieader or Goatv1lle Goatv1lleTIle GoatvilleThePrlncem
TIle ThePrlncem PrlDCe8B who was mu much h alarmed at atYOIttmer atMorttmecs
YOIttmer vast me hesitated but as she 8hew shesaw
saw w to her amaeat that the giant giantah giantwas
was ah shrinking rapidly and was BOW 8IIIIY 8IIIIYtall edyas
as tall u the second story DC the t wercontrolled towershe
she controlled her fear and case forth fortkWe forthWe
We We did that ju t In time MId the theKJag theYea
KJag KJagYell
Yell Yea we did Id Yr YeMM far farh fera
h a tAw minutes he will be as small as asare aswe
we are perba perbaI perhaps perhapsI
I I like the way you MY we we sail sailK saidMortimer
K for you haw been soared IIOr8daearIJ soarednearly
nearly out of your clothes aU the tk eBo timeHowever
Bo However ver I suppose that thats the W7 with withKiIIp withShags
Shags and wizards too tooTbe tooThe
The wizard zard was right In tea minutes m1a1ltesUaer minutesMortimer
Mortimer was no more than b feet high 1dPaDII highsod
sod then be stopped He was a very sand baBdboy sandboy
boy and the Princess fell In love Jew8with lovewith
with I hnuaedlately 1m1R dlately When tile Sing e erived srrlved
rived be was 5 overcome with joy but in invited Invited
vited them allt all to palace Ben KortI KortIJBeI KOrtittser
JBeI remained S isV is montM month and at the theeD4 theend
end of that tIlDe h lux Dal1ied na lied the theJaIIt Priacen Priacenjust
just u might he expected He e sold all themaatotlona the theona
maatotlona ona except one a at eaonnou prlce prlceto
to tJae varIOUS aovellUllGt aDd with tile tiletat theweLtth
weLtth tat thus callM to din be livedhappily lived Jnwd1llapp
happily 7 ever fterWard ft Visiting U Iii King KbtafJIlSiam Kingof
fJIlSiam of Siam at frequent intervals aDd wattiiig watt wattIDe
IDe tw the time to come wile he BboaJt BboaJta shonltbe
be a Sing bIIII8elL bIIII8elLBat bir birBut
Bat since that time nlithes myself DO DOone no noanyone
one e baa ever bet trbis toJlOOtln toJlOOtlnUQ to promare promareaty
UQ moire QlaDt PowderWALT Powder PowderWALT
S ibt f Tn giam pusde last week epeLed po Led the nmu J Amore Am r = rr trsi I Tney were < r > arrei rl oyoism O ilm co co coyearn
J yearn antelope moose cariboe and pray TIle moDOiRapte seday qN tile mural tIlE a bIII
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