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THE SALT LT LAKE tE EItALD D SUNJAY MAY 4 4 1902 1902BY
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By W Walt alt McDougall McDougalli Ay AyI
I i ti tiHowLittle i t i iHQi
HQi HowLittle Little Osc Osdiiailcl I l ar c1 His l s D Doppelgangei IJpel JangeisDestroyed s Destroyed the Child ChildEating ating Coll Colliwobble Tobble
THECOLLIWOBBLE THFOLLTWORRLF HE COLLIWOBBL IN PURSUFr
NB day Oscar FrteMestae Prahl heard heardMp JMazoduafke besddhip
Mp lineiq BtteU uafke Ike Weak ko of 1Ir 1IrJtii Dee DeepeiffRHger Deis Deispelgangr
peiffRHger Jtii g8C ad prsiapUrtwit prsiapUr It Itj etseweIM
j twit aafcad uke411I a Mm m whist Y a J De1I De1IpeJ Dppegaitger > e i iAt
peJ pegaitger er was wasAt wa waAt
At first ha hill uncle aecaefl rather unwill unwilling uawtllIZlgto mwft1tng ¬
IZlgto ing to tell him but Oscar peeWat perajatfd d and andfinally aadI1nl11l andLlnally
finally I1nl11l Uncle Ike asked Mm if be believed believedin lewd lewdIn
in spooksof spooks spooksOf poou00t
Of course not replied Oscar JBvar JBvarbody Lvory Lvorybody yfJC yfJCv
body v koowa that there are aa BMttinga BMttingaat suck thing thingAS Ual p pu
AS spooks ka Nobody but ignorant fP t eattdren chtldrellbdt eattdrenbcA
believe bcA v e in than nowadays nowadaysWell DOwa4 t tWell
Well w ell then Bald aid Uncle Ik Ike ifa a DoppelKanger Dop Deppelgaaeef Dope
pelgaaeef e fe a a spook spookYou pookYou spookTau
You mean mean I suppose that peapto pe PJo1iited PJo1iitedto iited sed sedto
to believe that there wa wu a spook called a aDoppeJ aDoppqw aDoppirptenger
DoppeJ Doppqw anger renarked relQllCkeIftJacdy rei isrked Oc Oacnr OacnrKxacdy r
Kxacdy I Ling Me ap when eyarybedy eyarybedythought fF7Mthoqbtllat body bodythought
thought thoqbtllat that gtioets gtr is and tntagii really reallyroamed ready readyroamed
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roamed nroand and at night they the had all allsorts alllIorts allsorts
sorts of spooks and among amo them a aclal spe special special ¬
cial kind that was a double do le of someone aoaeenaelse someoneelsetbat eone eonee1
else e1 elsetbat ethat that to the spook resembled some someperson 801RptTIIOn somaperson
person eo exactly tbat no one could tell the thedifference Utedltrerence thedifference
difference at alL It was Just j at like look looking lookIna looklog ¬
log at yourself when you saw your own ownUoppclganger ownD01JtCIpDqr
Uoppclganger std H was wa said that if Jtta yen yencaw youlaw
caw ta w this sort eori of spook sometMag IIO dreadfvi dreadfviwas dreadhtlwas drvadtvlwas
was going to happen to you quick Seeing Seeingdouble scgdOGie Seeingdoable
double perhaps pe waa more frequent in inthose IRtbo IAthose
those days for BOW nobody DO o4y ever MM a aDoppdgaager aDop aAoppetganget
Doppdgaager Dop anywhere rhele4t hereat at least I have havenever haeread
never read i i1t the t papers pa of inch an occurrence occurrence oc eceurrenoe ¬
currence currenceIt
It would be a dreadful Cul thins ng said saidOscar saidoear eafdOscar
Oscar reflectively tc t0 took up suddenly suddenlyand suddenlyand ly lyand
and see yourself sitting there basMe you youor youor
or walking along with yen It would give givee giveme giveme
me e the wobbles wobMeeTea wo woYe wobblesYe
Tea Ye indeed added hto uncle Or to tewake towake towake
wake up and find yourself 1HIf la bed beside besMeyourself bM4eOWM1t besideyourself
yourself OWM1t some sight sightWny latWb7 eightWhy
Why you wwuMnt IN uktat knew TVhlflh wbkhwhich wa wawbksh was waswbJch
which said O Oscar ear aDd y you u night klok klokyourself klokoureelf kfo k
yourself out af bed by mistake mistakeI tak
I am tad there are Mite n MW w any ¬
Jw how said std Uncle Ike as he went out outVisit outVisii outYtsif
Visit io 0 the WiseacreOscar Wiseacre WiseacreOscar Wiseacoear
Oscar thought much alout a out this oenvar oenrerBatton oenvareatton GeAIersaUon
eatton as he went to school and therefore thereforewhen thwelorewhen r e ewhen
when he saw awon on a tIDy alga beside a doo doothe deer deerthe Herthe r rwas
the name A Deppel Wiseacre V e he bequite was wasquite WASquite
quite interested He passed the doer l twtoe twtoea t ta
a day for several en days and then tInat knocked knockedat
at it A little old man kar JIIanIb ty ktrser Jar r theR theRa Ufa Ufaa A
a dwarf opened opeM4lt K aad car went te aadask a aasked aad aadaak
ask asked askedAre d dAre
askAre
Are you Mr Doaaeir DoaaeirTes DoppeirTee T TTN
Tee replied the old aaa What can canI ca caI n
I do for year yearI
1 am quite Interested Interested I in your yournamcaIIC1 name aad
1 wanted to know If you u are related relat relatesthe to tothe tothe
the Doppelgaagers DoppelgaagersCertainly DoppeltangeraCertainly a aCertainlY
Certainly not iaot replied the man manwish I Iwish IWIEn
wish I were and I 4 do a better business baetneseWhat businessWhat 1M Ia IaWhat
What is 1 your business asked Oscar OscarI
I am a wiseacre n that is II I have wis wisdom WIsdom wlsdam ¬
dom =
domBy
By the acreT acre inquired OscarAlas Oscar OscarAlas 08crA1u
Alas no It cant be measured by feet feetor feetor fee feeor t
or yards I wink It could then Id idshat know knowwhat knowbat
what bat my stock in trade tradeDo was wasDo wasDo
Do you sod ItT it asked ked the boyYes boy boyYet boyYu
Yet I furnish wisdom w om to people ople who whoneed wboneed wh whneed o
need Jt JtTd Itrd ftrd
rd like some when when I get some money moneybut tftOfteybut moneybut
but if you 011 will let me have a little IItU on ontrubt 00trWtt o otrust n
trust Ill pay you later said Oscar OscarWhat OcarWhat OscarWhat
What do you wish to know asked askedwiseacre the thewiseacre tbeWleeacre
wiseacrePrtneafy wiseacre wiseacrePrincipally WleeacrePrtnc8aJb
Principally Id like to find out where whereI whenI e
I can see a Dappetgangtr for I cant c can it t get getthem eetthem ge gethem t
them out of my y head headI
I cant tell you said the th old oldbut man manbut bta4but
but I can tail you how to make them themIndeed themIndeedr
Indeed ertoisii exclaimed aed aed the t1l bey That ThatsJuat Thatjust That Thatjust s
just what Id like to de deThe d1tTile deThe
The old man took a book from a closet closetand dONtanet doseand t
and studied it a few moments and said saidIts uJdU saidIts
Its U easy enough All you hare to tols do dola
la to place a large looking glass raa at midright mid midnight midrfabt ¬
night in the moonlight stand before it itand 1t1d I Iand t
and 1d say sayIlrup ayUrup saylirup
Ilrup hntp double me up three threetimes threetlmea th thtfrncs nee
times and there you are That is thert there therewill therew111 e
t t will be another like you standing beside besideyou be lde ldeou e
you ou
youOtoar
Otoar thanked tbank the wiseacre and went wenthome wenthome we I Ihome
home That night as it happened there therewas therewu S Swas
was a full moon and he b stole out at mid midniht mldJiht midni
niht ni bt as directed and took with him tho thomirror thon11rror th thmirror o
mirror from the parlor t arllr mantel IK H pluced plucedit Mac Macit > aced acedit ed
it full in the moonlight and standing tan nj Lelure lie lielure hefure
lure it na sold d Hrup hrup double me up uphrft uphrc upthree
three hrft > times timesSuddenly tUAC8SuddenlY timesSuddenly
Suddenly he h ft dt It that there was something some something eomethiag ¬
thing beside Net and turning saw himself hlmae1tvcr himselfevery h hd
d every vcr feature at tre every ccr button matching matchingawn his hisvnn hisvln
< awn vnnG vlnOM
OM G P b be exckirn excltmJ exclc m J i and 1d i1 the he other boy boyrepented boyrtpeatcd ho horepeated
repented the wova wo U i rJ I P looked ased quite quitevnaaem qJlton3eL ns
vnaaem n3eL Oscr k a 1 nroiuid t te use useac fi fianybody f faloo t
anybody aloo ac ybody y was ttll a abotu a4 od aa aafeed aafeedCan 1edCan + red reduln
Can ywu UU talk lk
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Of course replied his double for that thatI thatJ
I fergot to tell teflYOU you te what doppel means meanaI nMabSJ meanslit
I J C de4ri de4riL f Nta Ntaks
Ibj QIbj L lcx ks awtalt w U tint you 0 know aflQ perhaps I Iremesnher Imore Itwanhlet
remesnher sees more of what you have hvelearned haveearneclUwt708 haveletttled
learned earneclUwt708 than JTOH on o do o Stverythic wwyt1llcg you ever everToad evelI oversoad
Toad I remember rentenlberiulte qult well and if you youcant youcant youcant
cant recollect a ° thing ask me and Ill Tilrecall Illr Illmath
recall r eaUtt it itfor lor to ym rifttvel1 ymWell YVen
Well that may come in S handy at atttoea X XrASgnttotk x xMsfaatloN
MsfaatloN ttoea Uat i std Oscar I d dent dentJuaow at atknow
know k now Jttat what io do with you u now rye rvagot ryeIf
If g got ot t sou We W wilt go to bed and think it itover Jtewer Itover
over 111 the morA morajBg morajBgla 8C 8CIn agIn
In t e moraftg g Oscar was was trembled trembledabout tbIedabout troubledbout
about a the matt maUer r and he decided to tett tetthis ttlllw tellhis
his wither what w tat h e > MA ba de dope e cma JB coq coqhe t ol olthe k It
the t he doppel with him hi te the ittrfae roenv roenvaad r roet 1loj > V a
sod you may iMaginer how s stnltled arti ua d his hteMother It Itother hismotion
Mother other was When she saw MWtwo two Oscars en enter enter es ester ¬
ter Merey0iru Itierey ohtee U8 she crtod Ae If I Ididnt Idldnt Ididnt
didnt have trouble emweh e with ORe boyto boy boyto boyto
to clothe aid leed eIItI leedI o oZ
I Z I wont wont need doUwst for what you get getfor gotforhtm getfor
for forhtm him will be retetad rated d on ni me said OS Oecar OScar Osar ¬
car c ca ar No 2 and ncl as I 1 T dont dot ft have ba Ili9e to eat atll at atan ataU
an a ll there will be no O asp eafetas ease wiwtmer wiwtmerBut 1Ihtfn 1IhtfnHBtlt
But I cannot lAlt 1MoOU You ou apart t she Be cried criedI
I do not know which is yea yeuTon youl youlYou
You wjll noUat to it you look carefully carefullyald carefullyMid
Mid ald the double that I am am 8Il slightly < hUy paler palerand paleraDd
and a nd somewhat lees 1 dtottaer titan he is isand k kand
and I will always alwa have to stand somewhatehind somewhat somewhatbehind 8Omwhatbeld1ac1
behind b Mm ao that in a little while you youwill GItIl youwlli
will Il be able le to tell us apart quite easily easilyYon easll easllYou
You seem to look younger also said saidMra Mialira saidMrs
lira FrtoWesWa Yrirbiesideas as she b examlnea them themboth tlHNnboth themboth
both Its It funny to have twins in the thehouse thehouee th thhots e
house so suddenly but I suppose I will willget willset wfllget
get used to it In time ti Will you both 50 o to toschool to8clioolT t tetdiool o
school schoolHe 8clioolTNe
Ne said the doable i will remain at athoBM ataad
hoes aad in fact I can do all the er errands erra ¬
ands ra r and things while Oscar is at schoel schoelso
so that we will be of o help to you instead insteadof Insteadta
of e ta a trouble I seerUMtt rtbat tht lie It has forgotten forgottento en
to chop the wood as is you toW him te de delost doJut d dlast
lost night Dllbt1M he wens se busy thinking about aboutthe abolltthe aboalthe
the looking glass You see things like Mkethat Hketlu likethsnt e
that I can do for him but I cannot keep keephis keephill keetihis
his nails dean his hair brushed or his MsKhoes hisboea
Khoes abiDed He H must do these thiags thiagshimself thl p phllllHlt
himself himselfPerhapa hllllHltPerhapl hilnielfPerhaps
Perhaps salt saWOwsjraa ereras I dkint dldatall learn learnall learntf
all my tPsa iy = tf Jt would w atd wa1ll be t t1er 1w e eter >
ter it yo witty > qt l ieday HWONHL HWONHLof
of me and I > cntjben > sir sirNo
No b 0 for as yotWJW l Ida Wtft t tiara yourcotta your Jeei Jeeiaona ltr +
cotta 110 I dont know aaytatiig 8t1 abOut them themhie thewsaid
said hie hi double doubleBesides doubleBesides Jj JjBe1des
Besides that would be entirely wrong wroasadded wroagadd wrongsided
added add ate orf or perhape tMrhAPI I hook say saymother 1 ifceir ifceirmother jMkJDOther
mother YGultave You ou have ne right to shift your yourburd fourbUrMn you r
burd burden a on him himIll himIll
Ill tell t 11 you something 80me dnc more said the thedouble thedouble thedouble
double M Oscar waa starting for torIt eeboot eyboolfk eebootif
if you need me All you have to do dole is to tocall tocail t tcall o
call me in a whisper and Ill be hostelyou beside besideyou de de70U a
you iii a Jiffy JiffyTheyll jUl jUlTbtyU jI y yThcyfl
Theyll an see you said 14 Oscar OscarNe
Ne I will be iavfetbte lftri to aH except exceptthose exeepttho t
those e whom you JOQrpUed wtoh to have veeiae veeiaereplied pee xeat xeatrpUed
rpUed No 2 2 Thats Oft of the thethings good goodthings potIthAn
things thAn about it itSo ItSo
So Oscar went to school and No NostaYed Nostayed t tstayed
stayed home and did the chorea choreeMrs choreare
Mrs 1 re L Frisbieatde Fr1abM became quite qat accus accustomed aeeutomed aoctsttoured ¬
tomed to the state of affairs before her herreal herreal let
real son came home and then was su sur surprised 8tlEPr1eed r ¬
priced somewhat for already she had hadcome badeOIh la lacome I
come to think of the double aa realty Os Oscar 01car ¬
car After dinner ocr said 7 I prom promis
is i Seed d to go and play with the Chubb boys boysthis bo7IItill
this till evening and 1 guess if y yea deat deatmind don t tmind
mind youd better bIt become invisible 1IJ farl U Ucbe or orehw 01elite
elite they will be scared scaredAlt MrecLAU
Alt right H said Na 2 t Ill go along alongand alObgand lea leaand
and Ill have Just aa aiiMb J aiec tI8I t l I as you youhave 011MVe
have even if they ccnt cDtAlthouh see awAlthough aw mesaAlthough
Although the double dou was unseen he heplayed becl
played cl with the othecq o other and andlie aeateUmea aeateUmeahe
he forgot himself and got IB the way so sothat Ithat o
that he tripped the th other boNa up or orbumped urbUllaped orbumped
bumped into them and after awhile it itsomehow ItIIOlDebow
somehow became plain to them that there therewas tlwntwo
was wo something 8Om tbt queer about the tbe SlUM of ofprisoner o opr1aone
prisoner base which they were ptey pteying pW pWlog phtYlug
log anu an finally one of them saM saMI
I wont ot play any more Thfres some something MnHtblnc somefling ¬
thing I cant see bunipHtg lMa htg into l to me every everyUttlo eyerylitHu entryIfttlo
Uttlo while and Im scared scaredI red
I felt it two or three U times said saidother a aotber
other but I thought t tsometWlllrfuIIC aometUng wa waWrung H J Jwrong
wrong fuIIC with my cell and I didnt say sayanything MYanythlnc styanything
anything anythingThey anythingThey J JThe
They all sat town on the curb with withfrightened vttbfrichtenfd withfrightened
frightened faces and Oecar felt that
they were all looking at him suspiciously
The double looked ook guilty for he knew knewthat knewthat knewthat
that he was was to blame Oscar car turned to
him and said BBarpty absrp BBarptyow y
Now ow see here I IWOa wont t let you come
out with me If ft you cant remember to
keep oat of the way ay Youll get me die ¬
liked by all these felleta Itl
When they heard him speaking 8 to the thee
e
empty air all the boys stared star d at him andone and anaone andone
one of them said Oscars O ecars nutty surelies sure sureHes I
lies talking to himself hlmsoJCIBelt hltneoiifBut I IBut
But one of ott the 1 boys b ys wiser than the theothers tbenthere theether
others suspected something and and seeing wainsOscars seeingOcars elng elngOIcars
Oscars guilty look and flushed ftu hed face tel CferOscar tel0fJcat0 or orOscar
Oscar realized at once that he had for forgotten forgotten forgotten ¬
gotten himself and spoken to his double doublebecried doublilAe doublehe
becried Ae crSecI Hes got somebody here withlino with withhlra wIthhim
him that we cant see Hes He a wizardS wizardlAH wizardSAX wlcardiAU
AH the th1Ktys boys sprang u VP up anfl Iln ran away awaycrying WltY
crying c Wlardswl7 Wlsards iVJsar S trlriitda wizarflsT r as if they theywere theywwe theyere
were w ere chased ch s by 11 wolves welssOscar Oscar Joeked Joekedserious Joeked8erlous ittekedserloiis
serious for he b knew it would bo all over overthe overthe overthe
the school l by > y ntontlagJ ntontlagJThere morning morningThere g g11tere
There now nowrhe he exclalwad exclah aed You see seewhat seowhat S Swhat
what youve dOe by lIyvour your carelessaees carelessaeesfet releS ll8 8 8tt
fet 1 + ittheimS them tell it to o all her bejplense bejplenseMid pleaseaid please pleasesaid
said s hie double laughing Nobody will willbeMeve w wYe
beMeve Ye them In fact people will think thinktbat thinkthat thinkthat
that they the are crazy if t they SO aroundsaying around aroundsaying aroundBaylne
saying that you had an Invisible lnvJ lble compan companion companIon compaaton ¬
ion Would Y uld you believe it yourself yourselfOscar lfT lfTOsear T TOscar
Oscar watt forced to admit that he would wouldnot wouldnot wouldnot
not and it t was Just as the double bad badpredicted badpredicted badpredicted
predicted All tho teachers were quiteangry quite quiteangry quiteaqry
angry at the tales the other boys told toWand toldaJId toldnd
and a nd punished them for repeating what whatth what1M whatthey
th 1M j considered the most t childish non nonsense nonHD8e nonense ¬
sense s Oscar however was so disturbed disturbedby
by b the occurrence that he wouldnt allow allowWs allow1riIJ allowis
Ws h is double to play with the ether boys boysafterward b91Batterward boysfterward
afterward a Often because the double doublewaa doublevery doublewas
was very lonely they would go away and andplay anaplay antiplay
play together but even that was danger dangerous dangerous dangerous ¬
ous aa a It t was almost impossible to go goanywhere lnW1Mr6 gonywhere
anywhere a without somebody overhearing overhearingthem overhearingflora
them and soon people began to tell tellstrange tellstrange
strange tales about Oscar shouting and andlaughing andlaughing andlaughing
laughing all by himself himselfIt
It Is such an uncommon thing for a lad ladto ladto ladto
to do this that they began to o suspect him himof blmot
of being waakminaed and soon none of ofthe otthe ofthe
the other children would play with him or orassociate oru orssociate
a associate with him for most of the peq pecjj peqpie peqp1e
pie j were were very superstitious in the villasand villas UlagaDC
and feared that he might affect others othersr othersMr othersMr
Mr r Dapple Vanishes VanishesSo Van sJ es esSo
So little by little be drew away aVo from his hisdouble hisdouble hisdouble
double and left him more and more aloneHe aJonHe alone
He waa sorry for him but be felt that it itwas ItW8 1twas
was the only 001 safe thing to do d He went to toseeMr to8M
seeMr 8M Kr Dopple to find out how to tog to gat gatzM t tof
zM of its 1ft51M 4 bl l oat irit tl aTas tics th owwlsa owwlsaafciafaai ok1 oldwiseaooit wlS wlSOterte =
aooit red toigWtherdtewu Oterte 6 his
afciafaai usl ier fiatt bees very o vciy 7bid bad indeed1 indeed1arid a aritlDO arid aridno
no one 011 knew where he bad goneOne gone goneOne
One morning Oscar awoke hearingyokes hearing hearingvoices beertngvo
voices in his room and turning over hewas he hewaa beWU
was so startled rUed that he almost fell oat of ofbed
bed bed There beside him sat two doubles douieaside doulHewe
side by aide looking guiltily at him himOee himOee himOne
Oee wile be cried sitting wp What Whathas heisthas bat bathu
has happened appenedlOne happenedOne happenedOne
One of them looking more scared ana anaguilty anaguilty
guilty than the other replied repliedI rt IIec1 IIec1I
I wag wen to o lonely that I couldnt help it itWhat 11 11What t tWhat
What have you don r ked Oscar OscarI
I took the mirror mh ror out into tn the moon n l ¬
light last night nJ ht and made myself a dou double doubIe desDie ¬
Die replied Number Nw ber Two for I was wuUnci wastired
tired of being left afoot a all the time timeYouve UIBSYouve tiesYoure
Youve got a nerve J1tMeU said Oscar Now Nowbell Nowbel
bell go and do the same thing aad where wherewill tivterewill
will 111 It all end Id r like to know Ill soonhave awn awnnave lOOnhave
have a couple o of down of you hanging hangingaround ha tllRg tllRglttOund
around me meNo mefo
No we e can amuse taM ourselves well witenough wellenough welleeoQh
enough and not be lonely now replied repliedNumber repUeNaill
Number Naill Two TwoTil Tworn TwoCII
Til take rAlgblygood mighty JRb good care to see that thatyoa th thyou
you are kept invisible anyhow Jtow said aaidOscar
Oscar Yout You moat premise prom me me beth of ofyea oCCHI
yea roa not to repeat this BerforBwoee for
I wont have Ie any anymore more doubles r Id Ide eosin sosaVe
Ve a regular multiplication table if I tot
you go on SSCk 1f + h of ciCtkempve of them gave their taetrbeltavfta their50ItIin theirsera
sera Jr8 protiil crtmi c nit tlit t e sic r hea hearts heartsit s on onit
it it adJie eadhe4 bd to hi b c but hewcfr hewcfrfled he wtfr wtfrrigid
fled a good l a abet t it it tra for a whOa They Theybebevel The Thebehave y
behave themselves however andwest and he heweat he8IIt
west 8IIt to w Wtlflc k to > tB > tp remove r rtpnere f the bad badimpression ba baSinpreeston d dimpr
impression impr 8l n that t je reTybody a tt bedYhedgat bodY1 < hld lct got from fromhie frombit fro frohis m
bit strange conduct but it was a long longwhitebefore longwhile lon lonwhite g
while whitebefore before people fergot thfet thkt he h bebeen had hadbeen hadbeen
been in the bblijflt bab NfcalUng Dt calling callifgout oijt t when al alalone 11AJone al alalone 1
alone to somebody eWe ekfc e aa if hewers he h were play playug ¬
ing l ug with another bOy Txjy1But bOyBut boy boyBut
But pretty sooty soot a 031 all tk t people In the thevillage th thevillage l lvUlage e
village and in fact taet in the whole State Statehad State11ad Statehad
had something else to worry about abOtand abOtandOcar and andOscar andOscar l
Oscar thought ha had discovered the thesecret e1lle000et thesecret
secret of the Wise Wlse1l wiseacres eres res sudden departure departureor e
1 or r lat glftt ifted ro mAnknew r rrlmew kne Jw what hat was going goingto e1 er r
to t o happen happenlong long before bk r re it t did happen happenus This Thiswaa TIlts8S
waa the trouble that came upon them themaad the thea thesal m
sal a caused them all both great and small smallto smallto smallto
to lie awake nights and tremble for their theirvery theirVfiY theirvery
very very urns UvesIrirat UV UVPlrst urnsFirst
First the thechlldr children n little ones began to tobe tobe t tbe o
be missed when they went out after dark dariLittle darkLittle
Little boys aad girls going to a neigh ¬
hers only afew a few blocks away never retumed re returned r8ttIrned ¬
turned and were wer sever beard of cTbeA again againThen againTha
Then big boys 110 who were almost wen and sadwho andwho andwho
who biA hg d started n moustache stacha aDd went weatcourting 1ftRtCOIIr wentcourting
courting COIIr the tit girls began to disappear r and andthen MNItJaea andtbea
then t the e girls girl r1lf themselves WhO went et at atnight a aaiefeC aD aken
nightThen night aiefeCTbeau D
Tbeau Then wkeee ken Hardly a boy or girt dared daredptttbte daredIIt daredIwt
ptttbte IIt or r her tsetse out of doors afteryltrk after aftorjgptrk afterjrk
jgptrk eW ewtAillb Altas fathers and mothers mothersseemed J Othento mothersslemed
seemed to vallen v Wt from elf the earth if theyMe they theystepped theya
Me stepped ipd over their thresholds and a ternhhl ter terrtWe terrMefeN
nhhl rMefeN rtWe fear fell upon the whole community communitySam communitySemflhow communitySsmswW
Semflhow Sam bow Oacar who out of pity had hadgot hadgOt hadgot
got fate thenabtt the 1 habit of taking the twodoubles two twodoubles twoti
doubles ti oat walking with him at night DllrbtbeeR nightlgiti nightbad
bad been I soared for he had not beet beettoUbledE beeatreubtefl bNi
treubtefl Ni t aaa nd as he bad never semi any anythlag 11IUtiRg anything =
thing as ho he reamed aaed about with them themItr tbeblIh themIn
Itr the darklaaec dark loses he didnt suspect au that thataoytjtsag thatIIJ that
anytjd aoytjtsag IIJ g was getting aU the people peopleg but butgtfweed batthat
gtfweed g > rsaeed that they hey only ran away for forUIIkaoWI sometmkeowa some somennkaowR
nnkaowR reasonOut reason reasonOae
Out 0 very dark night however as thethree the thethree tlHtthree
three were sitting under a tree he heard
a = acreamm ream and saw a qe ob obJect n nMmbJln re
sembHng < an swoon antnwl of ofkind ofkind sores
kind dart past put1tth with a Ctrl la Us tt awath awathHe ritottthH tIt tItIfe
He H could apt DOt see It very very disttncUy di gnctlY bathe bat bathe t the
he saw enough eao Ch to show what t Wall gatttag gatttagn
all n the lost t ones He hurried IIUn1Idfast bate aa aafast ufast
fast as poasib e and in the morntotold monabac mornto he hetold
told everybody about what he had badOf seen seenOf seenOf
Of course ail the people were more terri terrified temfted terrifled ¬
fled than ever but no oae knew whatwas what whatwas wbatWas
was to be done A great meeting of thesurviving the thesurviving theIRIrvlYing
surviving citizens was held and Oscar Oscarretold orretokt Oscarretold
retold his story and the thing Wall djs djscuesed dt5 dt5cu discussed
cussed cu but after all nothing was decided decidedexcept dectctedxeept dectcted deei4dexcept
except that everybody had to remain in indoors Indoor indoors ¬
doors at night nightNow BiehLNow sightNow
Now this terrible ter b1e animal Imal which had so sosuddenly 108Uddtlnly sosuddenly
suddenly visited vW the country was the theBrown theBrown theBrown
Brown Oailiwobble a fearful beast thatgenerally that thatgenerally thAtgenerally
generally lives In the meet I remote and andinaccessible andInacceealble andInacoessb
inaccessible a fastness of the Rurttural RurtturalMountains RllrituralMountaln AarituralMountains
Mountains in n Beaarabia amt only comesforth comes comesforth CCIIMSforth
forth when it is completely ly empty buteven but buteven butefn
even then It cannot eat for t a couple of ofmonths otmODtM ofmonths
months monthsIt
It ca eale catches tehee I i h the people It can canbow canbowevercbIIdNA how howevercbildMM howevercbildtnn
evercbildMM that are juicy and tender tenderbeing tenderbeing tenderbeing
being preterredand preferred and it stores them in IAsome insome 1ftsome
some deep dark cave until it is able to toeat topat toeat
eat or In other words until its new set setof Htot setof
of teeth are felly grown for It shells It Itiong lie IIfflong lielong
long sharp teeth every winter Just juIftdeer asdeer as asdeer
deer lose their th home The ColHwobbte ColHwobbterests Colltwobbh8ts Colliwobblereste
rests > during duft IN tfc day and guards its cap captives captives captives ¬
tives and at aght it t just breathes breat Its itabreath Ibreath Itsbreath
breath upon them and paralyses them for forten forten forten
ten hours aDd then it goes ahusjtteg ahusjttegseizing aknottingseizing lDg lDgS
seizing S islng upon young and old indiscriminately hIdlnately indiscrimi htdleotmlnately ¬
nately after a while wbllelIO so that when w its teeth teethare ieethare teethare
are grown it has enough food foranother foranotheryear tor foranotheryear no aeryear
year
The Cotffavobbfe Col cwbJhe Puzzle PuzzleNow PaszeNow PuzzleNow
Now as t t had cavorted cavorted around around the thevillage tMvlJlag8 thevillage
village it had seen s en Oscar Oecarwltt with his doubles douMeeseveral doab1e8several doublesseveral
several times and the spectacle of three threeboys r1Ieboys threeboys
boys exactly alike tike bad made a aImpression queer queerImpresston queerImpreBflon
Impression upon thebeast the beast for it was waswise waswise wa wawise s
wise and oM ohialMl ana suck a sight t warned warnedit dIt
it that something uncanny was about aboutIt aboutIt abouttherefore
It therefore tlIeref was seraewfcat aornew + hat afraid afraidtackle to totackle totaekle
tackle then as it didnt know exactly exactlywhat exactlywhat exam examwhat tb
what they were In the many thousands thousandsof 8 8of
of yean that the COUtwobbto had been beenravaging beenragiD beerravaging
ravaging It had never gone at more than thanone tMaone tha thaone n ncans
one person at once < except in the theof case caseof caHof
of very small l children for it was wasdreadful a adreadful adreadful
dreadful coward and three big boys boysIt filled filledit
it with terror especially when they were wereall wereaU wenall a
all alike for it had seen wizards ma magicians magieIans maglelans ¬
gicians and conjurers and feared then thenmightily tbeIRmigbUly
mightily Why Wh it fled for a hundred d dbicycle miles milesthe JilIJesIe lee
the first time It t saw a man on a b bicycle bicyclewith blcydewith
with his lamp lighted Us ted and an automobile automobilealmost automobilealmoet autonio autonioalmost bM
almost threw It into spasms so you ma may mayJudge mayjluille y
Judge that it was a big craven cravenIt cravenIt
It was w about the size of an elephanand elephant elephantand e1ephtlfttand t
and re resembled in shape a weasel 0111 only onlyit y yas
it bad ao tall at all aU having lostlt lest It during duringthe duringthe dart as
the eruption of a volcano in th the Ruritjural RuritjuralMountains RurtraMountaht8 RnrkquraMountains I
Mountains when it was sound asleep eep In Inits JftIts f fIts
its caw ca and oouldnt escape before tta ttatall Jtatall
tall was blown quite off It had hadrows seven sevenrows MftI1rows
rows of teeth and six toes on each foot footarmed t otarmed
armed with long sharp and terrible claws clawswith clawswith clawswith
with which it could dig a hole in 1earound the theground tMground
ground six times Um as quickly Quicklydog as a terrier terrierdog
dog after a groundhog Its eyes ey stuck stuckout stuckout stoolout ck
out from its head like those of a lobster lobsterand lob8teland lobsterand r
and it could project them away up a and andbeyond andbeyond ail
beyond its head and see over trees and andhouses andbouses a ahouses tx1
houses so that it was almost Impossible Impossibleto e
to hide from the fearsome beast It ao aohad BOW aowhad BOWbad w
had three hundred and twentynine twent nlne pee people peele ¬
vie large and small In the cave not far faraway tarOway fa faaway r
away and as It had enough It now decided decid eel
r
OSCAR VISITS THE WISEACRE
not to se out after any It l more but Just Justwait jUstwait justwait
wait there quietly for ita new teeth toco to tocome IIconie
come comeOscar conie co + oe oeOscar
conieO
Oscar thought and thought and finally finallyNumber ftnaJIyNumber finallyNumber
Number T Twee e spoke up and said NJ NJremem I naw nawremember swremember
remember remem that the Wiseacre Doppel aaid aaidbe IIIIIdhe saldhe
he had a stater 1II living ia KoMasonvflte KoMasonvflteLets IoIIbuIoaYlUeLet le leLets
Lets Let go there and see if be hasnt t gone goneto goueto goneto
to live wttk wttknaats Jaw JawThats JeerThats
Thats a good Wear idea said a140ecar Oscar I Iwonder 1wonder Iwonder
wonder you didnt t thtok of 8llt It before beforeHe beforeBe beforeHe
He went to BoMnsonvllte RoItll8O vlU and sure sureenough nleenough sunenough
enough he found Mr Doppel there Thewiseacre The Thewiseacre TIlewteeacre
wiseacre took looked very err grave when Oscar Oscarasked Oacarked Oscarasked
asked ked htoa bJlillaow bow they wenrto rid rldoC themselves tfcenwetveof themselvesof
of the CoHtwowbta and thought a long longtime Joqtime longtime
time Finally He said saidTbera aidnrels saida
nrels Tbera te of iottried a way a awa toy r feat tbatwie tbatwietried was wastried win
tried ninny apt since bat I I am afraid afraidit
it cant O t be wa MkkeA kftH a second time tiaseWhat tJ tJWhat timeWhat
What is it itr asked Oscar OscarWhy OecarWRy OscarWhy
Why one upon a time It was given givenout givenout en enout
out that whoever went to the ColUwobble ColUwobbleand CoUlwobb1eand
and answered correctly every erJ one of the theriddles tberiddles theriddles
riddles the animal asked ked would have it
aMt tel at his mercy and It woaIt1 woaIt1quite be beuite
quite q uite helpless But I tfciak Its It s jwleetJr jwleetJrJIIdeed > areeUy lataeetbope areeUyI
h ope indeed indeedI 4 4I
I dont said Oscar aad SIIIIIHe went IMMM IMMMHe hamHe
He got aM tile U riddle bosh that tIaatIn were werem weren
m I n the public library ant aM the dtearot MM MMtot Mpte Mpteot
tot ot together tept and taM aim lallathe ovenr ovenrthey osO osOthey
they the knew riddles from away bok that thatcame tJIatame thatacne
came over la ladepended tile A aM tile two twoat doubles doublessat
at ileum and unbend with him for 1MOn 1M bedepended
depended on them to toWheIa remember every everyWhen old oldWhen
When nobody could recollect ajistftef rt rtdle rid dIIdie riddie
die be b was ready to seek the tileThea CSeOlwofctoto CSeOlwofctotoacre tlpl grdtdld grdtdldThen
Then he pt a tdsgmpi from tINt tINtacre triae triaeacre
acre It read Beware of the animalsbreath animals anJaeaTsbreath 5 5breath
breath Its It fatal fatalJohn fataLAlter fatalAfter
Alter some thought he tat a IIIi 4I8I IJolIn lemtnJohn
John of strong ammonia la tor that ttat1M b he hewould 1CMW 1CMWwould xaew xaewwould
would take even a CoHtw OOJUwaway COWwebhlS < We braach braachaway btastkaway
away and then they started tOtmountains far t tmountafau tile tilebIOuntabla
mountains at daybreakThey daybreak daybreakThey dabreakThey
They heard the animal animalbefore breads brettwttg log wfgwas logbefore
before they came to Ute Cave ca WMre w kwas It Itwas
was hidden and then they boldly bo1dI7rlbt bold4beSS 1 1right
right up The beast lay with Us Usoutside Itsoutslde MIMI MIMIoublde beSS
outside and its body ailing the opening se sethat lietbat S Sthat
that nobody could escape escapeIt
It shivered a little when It saw the three threecoating tb tbCOMIng threecoming
COMIng for It was afraid of them themI
I am come Come said Oscar to hear roIa bearold yew yewold
old riddle Go ahead and ask them themquickly tMaqulekJy thosegtdekly
quickly for I suppose PP you youTbeD have ye many manyThen manyThen
Then it was W ready scared for K htbees Itbeert had hadbeen
been such c a long time since aaybody saybedYcome bad badcome 1Mdconte
come to guess the riddles that it had hadgotten for forgotten fors ¬
gotten baadreas of them and It knewit knew tt ttIt It ItIt
It thought for awhile until Oscar oorCome saM addCome saMwin
Come wake ap p aDd get stalrted or t twill It Itwm t
win be too lateWell late lateWell lateWell
Well then answer aae thai aaa it itsaid ItaJcI h hm t
said m M red angry aDgrns angryIts
Its an ancient Norse one and very verybard vethard Von Vonhard
hard There was road above road readmath b bneath he heneath
neath and road in IneTery every direction OtrocttoaOscars 1ItrecttoIIO directionOscars
Oscars O doable do laughed and replied repliedremember r HI HIre I
remember re that one A bird flew above abovea e ea
a fish swam beneath we stand taIId1J1dp ea a abridge t t
bridge badgeThe bridgeThe 1J1dpl1te
The CoUiwobbfe gritted plUlts its gnaw p to together 18gether toSather ¬
gether and triad again apJarIt i iIt
It has eight feet two eyes it walks walksa walkstlhtrope
a tightrope and Hs knees are bteber lalaberIts taaa taaaita thaaIlc
Its bead beadOh
011 Oh saW sa Kaatber N Tw Tw Xbatrs Thatsspider a aspider a8phIer
spider in H Its web webThe webs webrTbo <
The ColMwobbte Colltw We thought a long flits ttaethen ueUIen
then asked aakedWhat eel eelWhat
What coatiaually fall talk without bart bartiar rt rtlAIr
lAIr itself te never silent yet has hastongues no notongue DOtongue
tongue goes on but sever waves Yell ita 4 bed bedA beLA
A waterfall replied Number Three Threequickly laneqUickly
quickly as if he was afraid atraIdof of oiling bte btechance bhchance hichance
chance chanceTbe chanceTbe
Tbe animal groaned for it could soaree soareeJy 8OUCI8Jy
Jy remember any hard ones then growled growledout lOwledout crow crowout <
out Pour were walking four banging bangingtwo ban8tngtwo
two showing the way two keeping keept g gdogs off offdogs oadop
dogs one always dirty tags age behind behindThats bels1ndTbats
Thats another Norse one one said Oscar OscarIts OtJcar1tll OscarILs
Its a cow four feet four teats 8 on onadder her herudder hu
udder two eyes two horns and her tall tallTbe tallTIM
TIM OomwobMe at at up in a dreadful dreadfulrage 4IreaoiIbdraae
rage and tried te think Finally it snapped snappedout
out this thisIt th thIt thisIt
It has ten tongues tonp twenty itren 3 eyes forty fortyfeet fortytt fort Y
feet it moves along the road roadAa nNMIAD
Aa easy one cried N Number Two Its Itsa It ItlOW C
a sow with nine little pigs pigsTbe pIcThe
The Colttwobble turned pale for it itcouldnt ItcoUldat 1 I
couldnt remember another riddle and aadthen andthen a
then it opened Us mouth Oseat orw now a at atonce atODee
once that it was drawing m its breath to tobreathe t8lMeatheout
breathe lMeatheout oat some poisonous vapor vaporthem vaporthem iipe aea aeathem + i
them and be smashed the desaUotet of ofammonia otammonia o t tdti8
ammonia down upon the rocks roeklrwc roeklrwcIt byes byes1t wreaking wreakingit dti8
it and then he retreated some awtaaee dMia nee
with Ids doubles The animal 1 reared rarestIIs up upia upill
ia Breathless agony aDd rasa raP armed attAedthe by bythe Inthe
the strong amiaaata aan 1I ytHetaa sat groan groaning poaatIteR geese1DL ¬
ing aad then avMeaty darted darteddeem toward towardthem towucIu
them They ran with aH aa1ilflek their stead speedmars lee lermore fermore
more tfaaa a mile with the thing after afterthem attthe st stthem <
them the but it was almost suffocated a auffocatedcouldnt lid aadcouldnt lideouJdnt
couldnt move fast fastAn fa8tAD fastAll
An the people la a the cave ca seeing that thatk thatIt
It bad departed ran oat t and scattered scatteredall in inall baall
all directions and seeing die running runbactJae runningthe
the creature crcat batted but was too letscatch late to tocatch tocateta I
catch one of the grownup J peoplethe people only onlythe onlythe
the little toddlers toddler to remaining to the cave caveTbe cuerbe caseThe
The wiseacre said it would behelpless be perfectlyhelpless pectecdyhelp1eM perfectly petitto
helpless said Oscar hut t it seem inseamsm to toate toRae
ate m e to be able to do a lot of damage damageI yet yetI yetlWU
I lWU lWUHAJtY guess be was mistakenAmy mistaken mistakenAay
Amy way It has no teeth and wMfe wMfeH whi le
It te breathtees we might t subdue it K If1IDrrr itharry we wehurry PS
hurry saM Number Two TwoI Tw
1 I have an Idea cried Oscar nnhoUM There Theresa Therea s
a house over there and they will wtUJllJrron have havemirror bee beemirrors e
mirror perhaas Lets lAt Mobs iaswa iheessee and
see
When Wn they reached th ththey the boUle
seen they found It emn empty and the hi w wopen
open a the folks who lived
been cytnsed by the Colfwo CoUhrobble that W Wmot
mot Jet JflDlDed tuned They eat W Watda
at atda atdaocoboutst 0IICe ocoboutst bat there were dozen lad e es
an s aboIIt Of ha haPlace
Place aboIIt7OI1neJVetl Yourselves In front
or
a
itches at oars and repeat the 1
Olear aDd and do It u often spelt aDd c
as JMIIIIIIIaIe u
80 that We caD
ds + drles 1Db a let
CI1ISck Each of d dhimself
himself t before a mirror and beAn tbeat tom tombruit
ftq ftqbe
bruit double me UP
as asftfted
be eonJd and ta a minute the
ftfted llsd with Oscars Oscarsethers 0Icanwere IOOIa 11w 11wamt
amt were dimmer
and
aJer pi
ethers and dM ones that thatd he tads
self be
noticed were tar more e
than tile di ones made by the daub
for OC otur CIMInIe a each newly
made
In at coot repeating < himself but o olltanat all aUj aUjd
d Jueteseactly Jut exactly like Oscar in iw eve every
Iu t Pretty IIUticQ °
soon there wu wualmost
Be
Jo the house for more and he seat
outside axed started over again Wltee
ascend batch w was JI and be
was
to repeat the Proces they beard heard the
WbeaIac aDd grunting of the Coin
coming nearer aDd nearer c IICar
put and aw that It WU coming comingtor a
for them them bat its eyes were shut t
ammonia had got Into them and tile
Jt
WU u
almost
Mind The
ammonia ammoniaand amnnonlaieeadfulb
ieeadfulb and tile Colliwobble wuel wuelsad
aa 1tU sad
tblOWllb Although tooth toothier It
WI very dangerous u lu It claws
Zn then yet and H 1 could rip 1Itrt
a ns
wWi oae on Btrake Oscar called Uect u
de tef doubt blea and they were a m little Nt au
II1IJ ba
themselves t
He
told them to tomoment ski
the animal and jump on Its teet feet ff
to bold its I dawn cia WI down Than othcn o II
t JIPItIW Oft Its taU and Melt as tt5
soot
Jt was heJplellll heJplellllTIley helplessThey II
They followed out Mt order
Just II If t
they were
himself or
coure tmderu
1iDcIentaDd > M
J
lag g everything ar well
all he did did sad ID
a moment t the old CoUt Colllwobble wobble we u fj fjve J
down underneath a pile at bon that
would
have ve smothered othered an elephant It
trlel to
throw them off as It suirmed suirmedand and tW1atecl
and wriggled but it wu w Im tmllClble
afar terawhtle swill it aT ta the thePerfectly there breaw and
IUWt
Perfectly helplea heI They had ieto bocke4
tile th e breath
completely out of itThen Il ft Thea
they got 0 rope and tied It It white WcS titer cut
all Its claw cia off abort
after afterth whirl bIdt the they
iambi It to the village while sane of
th these woof > Bt t to the cave for the littlest
The escaped ped captive emerged eme CIIIt ones 0DeI t5 t5came of
tile th e lushes lid from ue rocks II thq
came me along dragging the CoWwobhta
and andmultitude
by the t1m tIJDe
the reached the
ftlIa vI > Lp
multitude J of o men women and ckOdiea
attended ed them and made a gmtprZ scat pro
cesakm It wu a triumphal
entry ft tee
Oscar and his army of double doubAel but my myl I Itared
how the peoples ey eyes did pop r tbr t > y
tared at them They couldnt tell te111rb1cIa which
was the real Drear and went anxmd stoan Q
baking hands with the doublet M that
each thought ought he had shaken hand with
the hero himself When they had pot UM
Colltwobble ° Sfcf ate Into totoand a peat age of < Iroi h
and cooled down
themselves Oscar woof woofposse
borne Mrs TrtoMortda 11 T almost bad 114wbell a ill
when aba saw them coming m mThere In InJs 1nJddf
Js Lice cre creTIMna ClNgreSSThera
There war were atx hundred and elatf elatfSo eIIIICSa
doubles Sa elf and oc o sane they coaIIt coaIItto tmal d dne
ne t tegbi to got indoors So they Mt Mtaraoad
araoad on the taw lawn and amuse amend tha tbrhselves thaelves
elves HIv telling what bat each one had dm
that day They all got mixed up eo that thatone tUtecMd4
be one eotdd Ml which was Number Tee
ts 8 if it made UM slightest different differenttaat cWIereaea
but the queRJoa ot age wu very 1aporo l sper spertaut
taat to them awl the older one on ones pat oe oeootte esquite
flUke a lot of airs aa they told of their theirgreat theircnat thdrgreat
great experience experi of the world Theyxtt Theyxtta They Tbeya seeds seedsa
a trejaeaaooa ti etfdoue oe clatterand clatter and several time ttawtIje uOlear timeOscar
Oscar J te 0 eat Mad tell them Ie IeJte tolie
lie MIll aa they were annoying the tbeborL aelafe aelafebars xel xeltimes
bars timesAfter barsAfter
borLAttw
After a few days be found that l a e > bad badbrought 1184lKeucht hadbrought
brought upon J himself a peck of care care caredoubJM ears Yhis u ubte
his doubles were constantly being beIagtakeA into mbtakes intotakes
takes for himself and besides that thou thousands thORosaDd thousands ¬
sands of people from other places came camesee to tosee Iisee
see them and they grew ao Important ponaat ponaatft and andvain andrata
vain of the attention they attracted thatthey that thatthey thattiter
they began to be dtetiaetly different from fromhhoeelf ahbn tresshimself
himself aa as he Wall a modest and mat uaessuming matBurning 1IJIUoouBIIDg
Burning lad They swaggered all about aboutthe aboutthe aboutthe
the Tillage vii and some of them learned te tesmoke t t8I tosmoke
8I smoke OQ cigarette and swear ear ao that bi bisoon 1MlIGOn besoon
soon cast about to find a remedy remedyA
A mirror had been taken down and ton toncd t1Jntcd turned
cd to the watt for several days cia and dun dunlug during d1lfooInc ¬
Inc that time several of the doubledonhlM doubledonhlMhad
had vanished Nobody thought muck muckabout mwlaabout muckabout
about it but imagined that they bad jot jotgone JIJItgone joltgone
gone off somewhere Aa Oacar one day dayhappened da1happeoeci dayhappened
happened to be looking at the back tt ttthe afthe 1 1the
the mirror he saw a double don le atop befon befonIt befonIt
It and d in an instant disappear This Tatatracted 1 1traeted attracted
tracted his attention ion such a thing bednever bed bainever Wnever
never happened before and be told toldotJIer as Wother asother
other double to stand there This one oaewnI awvaniahed aw sirvanished
vanished In the twinkling of an eye IT ITthought na natboUd1t Tiethought
thought now came to Oscar that the badof back backof bactof
of the mirror did the trick trickOne tdckOae trickones
One after another he placed doublet be benDore betore btofore
tore theturned tbe t1l1Ded looking glass and wonder wonderof wondtrot wonderof
of wonders each one vanished instantly instantlyaad tnatantlland instantlyand
and didnt return Tile mirrorback ab absorbed all all80ri absorbed ¬
sorbed them fast aa ita face had created createdthem crea creatheIn
them He e placed a damn mirrors aionC aionCthe alODCthe
the wall and atood his doubles very da dapIeuecl < U Upleased
pleased of course but stilt obedient be before befont ¬
fore them and saw them disappear as If Ifblown Ifblown
blown away into air At the end of U Uday the tbeday theday
day all bad gone except Number Two and andhe n4 n4he
he pleaded and begged so hard to be belowed al allowed 801lowed ¬
lowed to remain that Oscar spared J bun bunto buato
to help take care of the Colilwobble ColilwobbleSo
So that la the story The Colliwobbla Colliwobblawaa Col ColliwobbleWas 1wobb18 1wobb18a
Was a source of vast wealth to Oscar OicarFriabkatde fcaraad
Friabkatde and be grew wry rich lu luteeth Itateeth
teeth grew but Jt never 81 got out of the thecage thecap thepage
cage and it never again got ot any babies babiesor
or children to toed on Oil and in the course courseof cu cuof
of time being fed entirely tlre1y on vegetable vegetableIt
It toot it U fierceness aDd became veryamlabie very veryamlslilo
amlslilo so that thousands of people petpicamt pt011to
anus = dairy to hear it ten stories of th thpast the theput
past and guess ancient riddles which whichback witchtair0 hld hldbKk
tair0 back to It by practice and so It you youy yO yOaoo4
55v aoo4 at ti you may y at any antby
hone by paying f6 sells P there and andfew
goers a few yeutsab +
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