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THE J1 fltrIAIL fLT IAI E P11 Y ALD S SUNDAY sui nAY AY BECEHR E INJ3 R R 7 t l 1902 1902y C ry
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S L T R A DG E i A D r IEN TllRE 0 h L Y l li 3 N < U N l 1 i 3 r JT > kJFU f j Y YQUNGSTER O Cue NGSTEj qJ 7
The Th ThStOiy e Story of o theDr the e Dread Dreadfill red redr d dful
fill fu r Pilnishm Punishment eof eofBoy nt of aBoy a aBoy
Boy Who Would Vlouldlfot VlouldlfotTell Not NotTell IotTell
Tell the e Truth TruthHEKE Truthf Tru TruIIEBE
HEKE was a boy living ina in a little country countryvillage counttyr
r f village whose name was Peter Pete r Adolphus AdolphusSkinkz AdlphusSkinkz AdlphuaSkinkz
Skinkz but who was always called LyingPetc k Ly Lying y ylug ¬
lug ingPetc Pete becausehe because he couldnt tell teUthe teUthetruth the thetruth thetruth
truth even if he tried which never ever hnppened hap happened lnppaned ¬
pened H He could not relate the simplest incident incidentwithout incidentmthout incidentwithout
without distorting it into an untruth He had an anjjpcle anquc1e ancle
jjpcle cle who was a 11 student of occult magic and who whowas whoiWas whowas
was perhaps the most learned man in that line on onearth onca Onearth
earth ca for or that sort of magic is the most difficult diffiOt tto ttoBtudy to tostudy tostudy
study but when learned Iearn the most powerful kind I Ikno7 Iknow Iknow
know of Uncle Hiram told Peter that something
idrei flreadful < dtul would surely happen to him if he kept k3pton k3ptonte9 on ontelling onfelling
telling te9 lg lies but Pete merely grinned grinnedCCbis L Lillhis
t This is what will occur said Uncle Hiram HiramSuddenly HiramSuddenJy HiramSwldenly
Suddenly and without any warning you youwilLfind youwilLfindthat will find findthat findthat
that the lies you tell will become truths much toyour to toyour toyour
your own harm It has been many many years years since such suchthing suchft
ft thing occurred but its due now for it happens happensonce happensncoevery happensonto
once ncoevery every five hundred years that the fairies fairies find findBuch findsuchn findsuch
such suchn a liar as you and put a charm on him so o that thatwhen thatwl thatwhen
when wl el he tells a whopper the verynext minute itsperfectly its itsperfectly itspertectJy
perfectly true and nndif if you > persist in lying then Id Pdadvise Idn Idadvise
advise n y 5e you to be very cautious cautio 5 as asto to the brand of offalsehood offalsehood offalsehood
falsehood you hand out outThis outThis outThis
This made m de Peto grin wider than thanbefore before asJ as he hedidnt hea heiIidnt
didnt a dnt believe in fairies or magic He replied repliedTaint replica1Taint repliedTaint
Taint so at t all for I seen an elf a hijus little littlebrown littlebrown littlebrown
brown one ori asittin on a brush heap an he didnt didntdo didntdo
do a thing to me but roll his eyes eyesHis eyesHis eyesHis
His uncle shrugged his shoulders and did not notanswer notanswer notanswer
answer answer this palpable untruth so Pete took his hisbooks hisbooks hishooks
books and d started for or school He hadhardly had hardly hardlyturned hardlyturnedthe turned turnedThe turnedJ1e
The corner of the road and was passing p ssing a little wood woodRrhon wood1iQn woodFhon
Rrhon out popped with th a weird sound a little brown brownJwarf brownwarland browntvarf
Jwarf warland and stood in In the path Pete shrank back as asthe asthe asthe
the elf cried Stop I I wish a few words with you youTou youYou
r You You brought me here by a n lie and you must lie lieme lieme lieme
me back again or suffer for it itPete itPete itPete
Pete trembled but b t could not reply replycried Come Gomelcried I Icricd
cried the elf in a thin shrill voice celio lie me home homeagain homeagain homeagain
again quick A minute more and it willbef will bEt btoo btoolate too toolate tool
late latePete l eF eFpe
Pete pe 0 couldnt find his voice for or he was too scared scaredto scaredto
to aeak cak A minute passed during which time tim the theaJx thedanced
aJx danced wildly about Then Pete said saidWhat saidWhat r rWhat
What shall shaUl I say sayMade snyMade says saysMade
Made All His Lies Come True Truehair Truel1Joo TrueToo
Too late l te t Too latePrd ahIjr led ied th the thel thetear illtearing l tear g ghair hi
hair NQwl How fpw I must m t stay yi hero ten xJayssandemaka xJayssandemakaam daysJand aye tnd make malGalY makeat
am alY at your Ur lies come true You shall suffer for this
Go on to school and take your punishment Then
h hI + r vanished into the woodsPete woods t tPete i iPete
Pete stood for < a along long time ti e staring in theshrubi theshrubiljery theShl Qf
ljery l cry until li 111 reflected that hed be late at school schoolnad sclfootjnd scliooland
and then he ran rannll all the way but of course cqu se he was1 was1tfate was
Mat tfate The teacher was busy when he entered ente ed but butshe butshe
she glanced g need at t him in ina a way that chilled hinvas h hih Ihas as he hetook hetook hotook
took his seat s ntPauline Pauline Wigginschuckled Wiggins chuckled and whis whispered w1Iisered whisjered ¬
pered ered TfouTl 4 oull catch it > and in return returnPetepulled Pete Peteplliled Petepllileder ulled ulledrher
her er braid raidso so hard that she squealed aloud l d dMiss A +
Miss Anna Baxter axter the haughty teacher teac jt L said saidsharply saldsharpy
sharply Peter Skinkz why are you late and andwhat andwhat
what hat did you do to Pauline PaulineI i ilI
lI I was was latc said Pete forgetting fall all about the thexglf
xglf tb bause ause njy mother fell downstairs and hurted hurtediEassolf
iEassolf an I bad to help her herShe herJrIs
L 1 JrIs She badly hurt hurtV asked Miss Baxter D ter
1 c < < Notvery Not tvary but pa drove drovefor for the doctor an m drove drove4o df ve veo
a 4o o a fast that 1at he ran over a ho hog g mid d then henn cn irlfh fu inter inter5qU
° Squire 5qU Je leaders s buggy an dumped that the thetSq Squire Squireout SqJireJut nre nreout
out interIhe inter tile ditch Pa was hurtedtoo hurled too an 130 o 1 1as Ywas
was as lateThati late lateand latek lateklXThatwasrio
lXThatwasrio Thati + was no reason for pulling g P Pauline u1ine s hair
and d forthat for ha must into int the
end you yoP go coat closet for for5n oran 9r 9rnnhonr
5n nnhonr an hour said his teacher te teacherPate chor chorPeteweitf yf v
i Pete Peteweitf went Into the closet o olos oset et where he faun ound a ndili d the
teaohers nqhers lunch and andpromptIYnte promptly ate ateiit < iit it Then he hexushod heTUshed
rushed out suddenly shouting THeres TIr res a big lii g
II Iraoule moU c in there Just J st as he said aid this hothbught li e thought
U I df < f the elf and thinking that if his words were w re to toftome touome
ftome Mme true he might as well have a lot of mice he headdad headded
added Theres a lot of Jem m and some somorate rate in
jhcre here tool toolAs too tooAS tt3o1As
As he had left the closetdoor wide open openha ha coull
it look oK into it could all the
as school and he was wasquito was wasraita Wftsquito
quito raita as much surprised as any of the scholars s ogrs to
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see an army of rats and mice pouring out into the theschoolropm the thehoolro9m theschoolroom
schoolroom All of the children climbed upon theirdesks their theirdesks theirdeSks
desks and Miss Baxter jumped upon the stove stovebut stoveb11t stovebut
but finding that a warm spot leaped to her tab tabwhere tabwhQre tabwhere
where she sh stood S ood screaming The rats and mice ran ranbriskly ranbriskly an anbriskly
briskly about the room 1 for r a few minutes s during duringwhich duringwhich
which time some boy opened openedthedoor the door and theu th ithey itheypoured theypoured they theypoured
poured out o t into the fields The school was broken brokenup brokenup
up for the day as many of the children were w e in inhysterics inh inhysterics
h hysterics stericsns as well ll as nsthc the e teacher te her and theyrwent theyrwenthpme they went menthoma wenthome
home to find ndthat that Petes Peles other otherlie lie had hadcometJu hacoma comeiruq comeiruqpnly itte itteowl
81f7 pnly owl witlj wit W rfar far r more inoreserious serious 0J1S 5 results x sults W0 His pjjpr pQ pear r motherhad mother motherBaft Ifotle IfotleIil1
had Iil1 really fallen downstaIrs and an broken her heif l e1 le leg lg g
His lather fatberidriving father driving wildly for the doctor d ctor had raninto ran raninto raninto
into the he Squires buggy and overturned it putting
V die hji 1 a Squire into the ditch but bu unfortunately he hehad h
had f a in inihe the carriage a large package of Spinks pat patent
ant ent fuel a new substitute for coal that is very ery cx explosive cxplpsieindeed cxiilosive ¬
plpsieindeed plosive indeed which package came in contact with withthehot withth4hot withththot
thehot ththot axles of Mr Skinkzs wagon wago wagon iind and instantly in tant1y
blew up both Qotlivehicles vehicles sending boththe both theSquire Squire and andPetes andPetes andPetes
Petes fatberiigr father high n gh into the trees and injuring them he2 helpseverely 1 1sever
severely sever y JPheSquire The 1f Squire had already begun aSuit a amt for forqamng fordamage
damage against ag inst Mr Skinkz which was sureto suretoruin sure itoruin ito aoruin
ruin hlljirajKr h tU1rthe asncr the road commissioner also ls had de demanded d dimanded demended
mended < 1O4 > QO for tearmgan tearing an immense ImmenselIole hole in inthe In Inthe inthe
the public pUDicbigl1way highway Later in the thQdny day a spark of ofjthe oftha ofthQ
jthe tha > patent patntJuel pattnt fuel which had smouldered for forhouIs Kours lioutson
on on I1 theTQof the roof of the Presbyterian Church urob urobservedy u1obf utobserved
f servelJturtinta served urst pir t intoa flamejand flame and in a few fC minutes the thechurcivas thechurch1 thechurch
churcivas church was as burning fiercely A high wind was blow blowing blowing blowing ¬
ing and apabe and before ore the fire department departmcl1tcould could get itscoat its itscoat itscoat
coat 6n on nand and lock up the store the theblnst blast had driven driventhfelninij dri driven driventhe en enth
thfelninij th the irnmen iin i e flamegfagainst l ame r g I st the h office of the th Weekly V ekly
Syjapdi Symposii rtoai iuendihat a qIid i that fine twostory twostory building bui buildingwas buildingwasoii ingwns was wasonfiritf
onfiritf oii i1m firs U ijiininstant lit u ninstanti instant being filled with unsold papers papersfr6c papersir papersfroiuggdrz0tto
ir froiuggdrz0tto fr6c gikjxefeto th t to cellar Against Ag inst such a conflearabn conflagra conflagraein
ein bn thbdust h iVAAst ftfrSfr thailedankville t tliat af edanlm1le had ever ever vei sceiitlift sceiitliftfire S th
ti fire re depaitmcatWAS deIi department ftJlumt was useless and soon other build buildings b buildings iId iIdings ¬
ings caught ugh1dire fire so that in another hour the whole wholevillage wholeyi1J
village yi1J rilac lJCwas was was in n flames while the inhabitants ran ranfill ranw ranwildiyhitl2ei
w wildiyhitl2ei 4i l end 1d thitlterand ther mdR rback a again l trying tosave to tosave
save save j i r fijwtty c tY f Meanwhile eanwl11i tthd h4tsmlS prised the themos t Jb Jbmost
most mos arin Ij1 zis wall amazement mn ement thh street treeC treeCJIdwltn vas vasfill
fill JIdwltn dwitli with rats rats and andmIce mice in In inenormous enormous enormo numloxsv nillIlLQ1sPl numloxs nunilorsRep
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T r Repaired Rep Pl ued e > All 4 L > theDamage the > Damage DamagePG 1 1theftchiidron g gPe
Pe r lqb 1 bk1 M f tIrtl Ilthc m4ftile s people pl tfl tryiiih tryiiihto g gto
to e elshcIt elters for oi 1oWlght for themselvesand Jhe elve and
thei theftchiidron H1C t chijdron I 1dren put o t of bleclbthd t IeclothdSh sheets eetsu < shawls shawlswagjutpps sh shawlsrag ls ls3g
wagjutpps rag 3g of tops and n the likelapd Kke Ijk ajjdvsu AdEs sbudere uctd dqred rca fgr qrhi qrhihad qr lie liehad
had Snio tao n1 ftdrilg f mmg ii left Ilit 1I Hi uncle walked away aticay to toa f fimiiDr to tod
a d istMin istinjDrc Prekaringfor aribefor 1 r nightfall and Pete sat there therethinking therethinking therethinking
thinking o oi what a terrible deed he had done Cud Cudlonly 4udwnly ud udly
< lonly ly a thought thoug t occurred to him h l 1 If he had lied so sotLat so1ilt soi
tLat i at this difiaatcr dirm ter had occurred why could be ie e not notund notand
und undl all the damage by another lie and remedy remedyeverythingl remedyeverit1Jgl remedyeverythiiugi
everythingl Instantlyhe l resolved to make the at attempt attempt attempt ¬
tempt andx and ndt walking to a little boy who sat on a afence afonCt afonee
fence orying for his mamma to give him his supper supperhe S sapperhe lppcr lppcrhe
he saidjr saidjrObn said gaitlD saidDontrery
D Dontrery Obn n cry ry kid All tIle village vil1a e is agoin i t be bebuilt bebuilt bebuilt
built up P3bAhl agaiu tonight an finer than ever Every
house hou e is iSagoiu agoin a oill to t < be four stories high an with vrithgas cithgas1ln withgas
gas gas1ln ah an water in rem em an all the improvements anfullg an anfulljj1 anfull
fulljj1 full Splendid Spl did furniture too Theres gout to be bea
a barn boMml every evcr house full o horses an cowsan cows cowsan coVsan
an all the stores stores sto an lin churches chur hfls are goin to be builtup built builtup builtUp
up a hundred hundr t1 times times finer than beforeHe before beforeHe bc orc orcHe
= He had liedscarcely scarcely finished speaking when he heard heardan l1Cardanenomous
an anenomous enormous longcontinued shout that swelled to toa toa
a mighty mh h cnorus c1orus of astonishment nnd joy as as he ran rantoward rant rantoward
toward t warl the centre of o the village He thought he hewas hewas hewas
was in a abig big city as he stopped in the central square
and gazed around aroundat arQUl dfatthe at the tall splendid buildings buildingsthe b buildingsthe ldings ldingsthe
the magnificent magnifi ent stores s i and handsome haI dsome residencesthat residences residencesthat res dences dencesthat
that faced thejstreet the street street < < But But in another moment moment he herealized herealized herealized
S realized that his his words had become true especially especiallyas
as he recognized recoGJ Zed the th names Wt iiames CS on the signs over the thestores thestores thestores
stores and street corners He was very glad to be beable beable beable
able to feel fe lthat that he hadrriade such handsome amends amendsfor nmendsfor amendsfor
for his lie but lil ina i a few minutes Dmtttes he discovered that thatalmtfsf thattlnrcfst thathlnrdtt
almtfsf = all ofthepelJBlffVfcre orthe of the ped peon ere ri crirarTeKng ifari ling > < dreadfully dreadfullyaljQut dreadfullyrallgnt hendfullyb91t
aljQut thin t j prQpert23gisgyeyal prqp prgperty r tveral g > ea1 m men n claiming c cla iril ming Ig the thesame thesame thesame
same same building bui1dingQr or or dwelling because it was was near a acorner acomer acorner
corner or centrally located while women wereangrily were wereangrily wereangriIy
angrily disputing jealous of each others superb superbfurniture superbrniture superbfurniture
furniture rniture or spitefully accusing acc4 ing each ti eh other of ofsneaking ofsn ofsneaking
sneaking sn aldn into the best b st houses Children wererrangling were werewrangling werewt
wrangling wt g1ing over ov new w toys and 2 1d men were we fighting fightingover fightingovii fightingover
over over the possession p05s ssion of oflne fuIecQws fine caws caws or or horses that hap happened hapn liagpenedi
pened n dto to be at at liberty iberty1at at the mgmenw moment q n The Thewhole Thewholetown1 T e whQl whQltown whole wholetown
town in an an hour was 111 in a terrific terrific u lipIoartwhile ujoar1 roar while bile the thetax th thfaX thetax
tax tax faX 110ardwas board was in session sessi 1 arranging arranging ta t instantly as assess assess s sSQSS ¬
sess SQSS Everybody everybod evc b qf y yeouft hundrds hundr dsofdoUq ds of ofdollara dollars more more on ac account aecouI ¬
count couI eouft tof o of the th theimprovec mprovetf condition of o things in the thevillage theviIlnge1 thevillage
New Mountains ohritains Appeared AppearedMeanwhile 4 AppearedIeanwhile pear d dYeanwhile
Meanwhile the boy boyseeing seeing what wh t had come fromthis from fromthis fromthis
this last attempt managed for many days to put puta puta
a curb on his tongue and his Uncle Hiram hoped hopedthat hopedthat hopedthat
that he had been cUred edr of the th habit But alas las I itwas it itwas itwas
was too tqo firmly ipraiied ingrained i 1 iped inlhlm in him im to be esq so easily easilyeradicated easilyoradicAted siIy siIyoradlCa
eradicated oradlCa ed I dont life hIi that big wordbut word but its the theorjly theoi11 theonly
only oi11 one that reallyxfits really i fits t One day the elf appeared appearedas
as he waastrolling was strolling inthefeelds iiithe 1 the fields after school chD and sandasked andasked andasked
asked him bimif if hevv hewotirbe he wou ou lj d be begood gbod od enough to lie him
back b k hbme again Filled with a perverse pcrveise desire to toannoythe toanllDY toannoy
annoythe annoy the elf Peter instantly refused ref sedhis his request requestand requestand requestand
and saidYou said saidYou suidYo1J
You You cant c t hayeno hayenothin haxe 9thin inni ni cer e r than th 7nt it tjs1 ishere is here r in inyoiirow inyour inyour
yoiirow your Qigii ll iiiomeJ o ome gcl tfc I < 4 4ThQelf 2
ThQelf The elf c f began 3eganto ei mto to cry bitterly bitte bit ls 1Y Seeing ciDg which hicb thewiekvd the thewicked thewIcked
wicked heart of Peter was rejoicedHuh rejoiced rejoicedHuh reJolcc reJolccHuh >
Huh r cried cricdihe the tlieperverse perverse Pfelfet PfelfetTaint P Pete t Taint Ta ntthe nttheonly theonly the theonlj
only plac p1 < ftheys they theys s ifip rt nto 9 utains tiins ills rye rV s seen en nem em bigger biggeria
ia a 11 taller l ergor Mor nor you have bh ppJenty plenty otiraes otiraesNoAV o times timesfioty mesP mesPow
NoAV ow > li IE lilt hadneveJ 11adncv t seen a hill higher then a a a
j barnin b h rn n his s life but his bad habit asserted itself atanccuii at attelr
o anccuii cCrji a liedw1ipl lied hold mountain r ranges nges that are in inmo innogeographybook
mo nogeographybook gegrAPhY book lJlll1Y iii any sch school Ql Heproceededto Heproceededtot He proceededd to totell
tell t ltlhe theelf the elf lf allaboutthe nU1tbo all about t th the wcnaerful i rldcrful mountairis mountairiswljichjie m moniitaiiiswhich u t I s swliph
wljichjie which he had seeuand seen s e and nd finallywound finally wound up by assert ¬
X XThere J
There There they t4 areright e ri htovq over yonder yond r taller JaU r than thanthe thn thnthe
the Rocky jjjqiiintains Ql1nt31nsbut iut said he ashq as he pointed pointedtoward1 pointedtovard pointedtoward
toward the th iWeatprete chestpreteikdiug eajpf e iiw jngitQ fW s see 5 e the imaginary imaginarypeaks imaginarypc imaginarypeaks
peaks pc ks but you are so osmall sinajl down there in the thegrass thegrass thegrass
grass you cant nt see Toni cnt at all lt I Ib b often t ten nwalk walk out outthere outthcrctotl1cI outthere
there thcrctotl1cI to thi tlteiii m l and andsit sit t on on the th thejvery vSry highest top an uul uullook
look all l oyerthe dyer the TJnitcd l1nit Unitedtates States Sta for forhours1ta hours 4ta et a time e
Its fine1 fine > t tt f fPo r rPote
Pete Po e gave q e a ppn t jump i pm1 n as as n J ho lip QSP sjl spoe ei I f fo for or he saw saw an im immense imm immense ¬
mense m mense llSC rang of f dark d fk bliio blyo njountains < UIlfu ns towering up
fn the sky only a qpupleiof < q plQo miles nulesawayin awayin away in the thcwest west
The Th fbrpllQjnted sharppointedpeaks peal 1ea f lifted li tcd one QnObeyQDd beyqnd J anotherand another anotherand n9therand
and their tips were ver covered coheredJwith coeredwithsuow with snow snow So > high highwere highwere highwere
were they that theysqcyied theyy seed rtifc threaten thr atcn4 to fallupon falluponthe fell upon uponthee
the little plain p1 n belowwhere below belo 1w where i the village rested restedamong restedamong restedamong
among the trees t teesThey ees M 1 t t tTh x xThey
They Th will surely sui surel 1y y be befyouu s self your undoing b replied theelf the theelf e
elf gravdyr ravdy Ican Cm1 see jrpur our ur finish iini h Mr PeterPeter Peter Peter1Peter PeterPeter
Peter as t pal Qny Qu i grinn grinned inned dJlIid and wtlk walked toward towardthe toward11e towardthe
the 11e mountains to t exainipe them at e1Q closer range 1ang He Hed
wandered w ndere along until he was as far up among thepeaks the thepeaks thepe
peaks pe in the eternal silence of f the snow and then thenhe thenhe thenho
he returned to tell his playmates playma es all ll about the won wonders wonders wonders ¬
ders he Q had seen up there As he went down the themountainside themount themountainside
mountainside mount inSid he met a funny old woman who whostbpped whost whostopped
stopped st pp him and said saidfAre saidI saidAre
< Are you not Peter Skinkz SkinkzPeter SkankzlPeter i iPeter
Peter fearing that something lay behind the thein theinnocent henoceptquestion in innocent ¬
nocent noceptquestion question instantly took refuge r geoomn behind his hisusual hisusU hisusual
usual usU llie lie and replied repliedo repli repliedcNo
cNo o maam maam ife fy name nam js s AdophtlS9eerPeter AdolphussnGeer3j Adolphus Geers GeersPeter
Peter is now in Arabia He was sick and a lost lost his histeeth li1steetj histeetli
teeth so q thathe that he can cnrifta1Kf = t taloana tallr anil n he ll went to t Arabiatolearnto Arabiato Arabia ittralnrito
to tolearnto learn to speak gum Arabic cause hes only got gothis gothis gothave
his gums to talk t with you see see I guess youll youllto have haveto haveto
to wait a long time before youll see Peter PeterThe PetaThe PeterThe
The next instant he found himself on a wide avideplain wideplain widel1lain
plain of sand sanda a plain so wide wide that he couldnt cot dntsee dntseethe see seethe seethe
the end of it the Desert of Arabia Arapiam in factwhither fact factwhither fa fahither <
whither his List lie had transported qansport d him in intwinkling a atwinkling a atwinkling
twinkling Not far ar away he saw awa a groui group rou of ofmounted ofmoU ofmounted
mounted moU 1t men menwild men wild Arabs Arabsl looking ol ngcurlously curiously at athim atimi athim
him imi and above them tI em three tall palms waved wa ed sol solemnly 501etIlPY ¬
emnly etIlPY The Th Arabs who at first seemed s eIl1ed m jmuch ch as astonished astonished astonished ¬
tonished at nthis his sudden appearance soon soon recoveredand recovered recoveredand iec vered veredand
and swooping down upon Pete took him captive captiveWhen captiveWhen aptiveWhen
When the QIesheik sheik told him they were going E ing to toMecca toMecca toMecca
Mecca Pete Pefewa was quite pleased for he never n er saw sawthat sawthat sawthat
that famous > place where the bones of Mahomet Mahomettrepose Mahometrepose omet ometrepos
repose Before long he told the chief many m mangy things 1hingsabout thingsabout thingsabout
about America and finally he said saidIn saidcrn saidTn
crn In my own land I am anin a great conjurer and d a awonderful awonderful awonderful
wonderful animal trainer In Pedankville I have haveandmmense haveandn haveandmmense
andmmense andn tnense herd of wild wi1 lal animal animals Daq all anencJo enclosed enciose4on on q l lwide awide a awide
wide plainelephants plain pl incl elephants phants tigers lions hippppotar hippppotarmules hipp hippapotamines ppta pptamri
mules mri es rhinoceroses rhino fo s giraffes zebras an ant everyg very verything Verithng
thing you can think of from birds to snakei snakAll snakAllthese ma Allthfese All AJlth
these th e animals x are ar dreadful dreadfllifierce fierce and would w 1d 1dta cer certainly < er ertarSly
tarSly ta Jy eat me up as soon s soon on as they saw me but I will willtame willtame willtame
tame them all in a couple of weeks weeksOf weeksOf weeksOf
Of course course all this instantly happened at home as ashespoke ashe ashe
hespoke he spoke ok and mdthe the people looking 100 ing out on the thefield thefieldsaw field fieldsaV eId eIdsav
saw saV ffiena em crowded rQw4ed with wi animals afu but foriiulately foriiulatelytljerecwas fqr ey eytltere
tljerecwas tltere Wa teas a very high wall walla a1l alf t about them hemsso sor Q < they
bothexeduob9dy bothered nobody but just justrliged raged up and down in insi insides
1 side si eJTci TQaring rihglcl1wir clawing and nJl growling gro li 1g day d YlD8 and mghtThe night nightThe ightT4
The T4 jsbeik sheik wa was va much impresses unpress i and Jl Ask asked < 1P Peter t if ifieiiatlthQ1poweivto Ifhej1t1dth ifhe
ieiiatlthQ1poweivto hej1t1dth he liedthevowel Powe to make a awell well welto ofsweet of svveet sWc t water waterthere lvitterther waterthere
there in in h the desert deserti d desertBack ert ertBack
i Back Home Hd With a Camel CamelSufeF Camelc CamelBuick <
< SufeF Buick cried1 ciiedPete ciiedPetewhere H d Pete 9ti Its ts over ov over r there th t now how Q Bright Brightwhere i ight ightwh
where wh re you see s e those treesThe trees treesr treesTh
r The Th sheik looked for the thetrees trees and there they theywere theywere theywere
were hot n t far off and hurrying to them he found foundto
to hid his hi delight a lovely 10v 9 well filled with the sweetest sweetestwater swe sweetestwatersand teSt teStnter
water watersand nter and cold as ice which is is unknown ill mown in tit Arabia ArabiaAU ArabiAll ArabiaA1Jthe
AU A1Jthe tEe Arabs drank plentifully of this icy icy water waterund waterand ater aterand
and soon had the most dreadful stomachaches stomachachesThey stomachacltesTh
They Th ey wanted to slay slayrcte Pete but h t when whenthe 1en the sheik t told toldthem toldthem ld ldt
t them em that he Q was w s a greater magician magician than th Solomon SolomonXevi SolgmorLevi
Levi they were frightened but they persuaded the thesheik thesheik thesheik
sheik to steal ste l away in the night nightand and leave 1ea 6 him hi > > as asthey asthey
they thought that it was dangerous dang rous to t have hav him iri intheir iritheir iIi1 iIi1theircompany
their theircompany company company So next morning Pete woke up t6 t t6find < J Jfind
find himself n Dself alone by the well with wit nothing tp Q eat eatbut eatbut af afb
but b t dates < but they were very satisfying and he hedidnt hedidnt o odidntComplain
didnt didntComplain didntComplainHe Complain ComplainHe complainJeheard
Jeheard He beard a ngreat great growlinp voice voice say sayWell sayWelk
Well w lI what do you want near niy cavern cavernLooking 1 1Lookfng fLookfpg
Looking around he saw a terrible figure an anmense im immense il11mens ¬
mense mense black being b in with an awful red eye in intl intlcentro tlie tliecentre tllecentro
centre centro of his forehead and he knew k ew that it was a agenie aniefor agenie
genie niefor for he had seen pictures of them in his story sto y
> < t r
Mi 1 l H His is Lies Lies Came CameVJ Car CameYand 1 VJ VJand rl rltndCaused + Y
and tndCaused Caused Him Himof Lots Lotsi
i o of f Trouble and andHisOwn an Also Alsor
J JlI r HisOwn lI His s Own Death Deathbqgksv
bqgksv bQgl t Ls 0 0bQgl j tWellanswer Well ell answer me bellowed the thegenie genie im impataanfiyi imp im impa1ien
pataanfiyi p pa1ien i y < Who < are you and what do you ouW u Waitl lt1 lt18p ti
I amkSolomon 8p iSolomon replied Pete at once laPd and Icame I Xcame Icam
came cam came to tos see > what you are doing here with all nU1gasiues uUIDY my myWell
tr 1gasiues 1gasiuesWellaof s r tJ tJrell
Wellaof Well rell df f course o rs th the e genie bent double and flat flattened ilattQIled flattend ¬
tend himself to the earth for Pete was Solomon Solomonat
at once onc once and he stepped upon the genies epies neck to toshow tos toshow
show s ow his superiority and then went into the cave caveto cave cavetq caveto
to take a look at the treasures therein V VIf r rItsaU rIts
ItsaU Its If s all right said Pete and now I shall turn turnycU turnqn tarnpu
ycU qn into a camel to take me across the desert The ThegruQ Thegenie
i gruQ genie ie began to howl but instantly instant turned into a acamel aamet acamel
camel < and was silent Pete loaded the animal animalwith animawjth animalwith
with diamonds intending to take them away but butin butin butin
in addressing the camel he said saidX saidar saidI
ar X I am in the habit of driving far ar handsomer handsomercamels handsomercamels r rca
camels ca melsthnn than you right in Pedankville PedaI1k Peda nitville e an I want wantstreet wa1 wantInstantly t J JInstantly
Instantly he found himself walking up Main Mainstreet J
street tr t in Pedankvill driving a finecamel fine came and all allthe allt allthe
the t e people staring at him and the children running runningafter r g gafter
after him asking him where he g gwas got of it and what w at he hewas e ewas
was going going to do with it but all the diamonds had hadvanished hadvanish hadvanished
vanished vanishedWeIl vanish vanishiCWC vanishedWell
iCWC Well 1 said he lI I I can an soon get back there now nowthat nowthat nowthat
that I know how and gather plenty more anyhow anyhowHe anyhowHe
He mat his uncle at a corner and he said saidf saidHello saidH9110
Hello Peter Where did you get the cameL Didit Did Didit i
it f come from that lot of wild gniTnal animals over over on on the theplain theplain theplain
plain yonder yonderThen i iTben 1Then
Then Pete recollected telling the lie to the sheik sheikand sheiKand sheikand
and he knew kn w how the animals had got there He Hereplied Herep Hereplied
replied repliedTTes rep repliedYes cd cdcry
cry Yes es an an all them animals are mine too I got gotJem go goem broem t
em in Arabia I am going out there pretty soon soonan soonan soonan
an tame em eta every everyone one o them You see if I Idont Idont
dontA dont dontA 1 1A
A few moments later he found himself out on onthe onthe
the plain pJa surrounded by b ferocious beasts of all allsorts aUsorts allsorts
sorts from rom elephants to t snakes all of them mak making ¬
ing ing eyes ey at him thinking to devour him at once onceand on onandalJedging onceand
and andalJedging alledging all edging up nearer and nearer trying to get getahead getaheaq getahead
ahead of each other so as to spring upon him himfirst himfirstTh himfirstThere first
There Th re was no way of evading them as Pete saw at atonce a aonce atonce
once but as they came nearer nea er he said saidTheres saidThereson saidTheres
Theres Thereson one o them tall palm trees right Behind Behindme
me and I am goin got to climb up into it at once onceKilled onceI onceKilled
Killed I lled by His Own Mountain MountainHe Moun ain ainHe
He turned and saw Just as he expected expectedtree < < L sHEaH sHEaHpalnltree i laI laIp tall
p palnltree 1I treer tree right righta g1 t = at tl handV Band nd and nd with one one n j jtunp Sump i ph S ° W WJlt p is islat a ajftfcifcs
jftfcifcs lat Jlt itstrunk its trunk mId hurriedly clambering c bering up y
Pete Pete trembled and almost lost his wits ThenY ThenYas T1 Tliea Tlieaas en enas
as a wildlooking and very hungry grizzly beau beaiclimbed b bclimbed c cclimbed
climbed within wjt n a foot of his legs he shouted I5houtedlook shoutedhook j
look out 1 That big mountain is is goingto going going to fall faHdown aU aUOWD
down OWD on you this instant I Better git away from fromCthere iromthere
there CthereThese thereThese thereThese
These were laying Peters last words He re never neverthought neVe1oug neverthought =
thought oug t when wh n he called down own a wholermountain whole mo mountain tain tot totrid tV torid
rid himself hiins lf of his hisenezmes enemies enemies that he also n1sowou1d would be baright beright r
right right1 underit under it surrounded d as he was by allthe all the ani aninialsy animals am amTnals
nialsy mals and so when w en in in a twinkling a mass of rock xoclcasking rockas ro ros
as asking s big ig as as all the plain fell with a sound like a thou thousand thousa thousand ¬
sand sa d thunder claps upon the tree Peter perished Rerishedwithall perishedwithxall enshed enshedwith
withxall with all of offuliellnini the lieanimals lS
which he had been in instrumental instrum in instrumental ¬
strumental strum ntal in in15 bringing nging to life All Pedknkvilla Pedknkvillawasshaken PedaDkvillawas
wasshaken was shaken as if by an earthquake and people peoplelooked peoplelooked peoplelooked
looked to see a new mountain much closervto town townin townin l lin
in in wonder and amazement but nobody ever ver saw sawLying sawLying sawLying
Lying Peter any more for he was far beneath ben th this thispile thispile thispile
pile of rock And strange to say at J his is death deatheyjerything deatheverything deatheverythmg
everything was w aa it had been before and a there therewas therewas
was was no more dissension and bickering bick ringin in in the vil village village i
lage l ge for all came back to what it had been b before beforedifferent beforethe beforethe
the fine and people forgot that it had ever yer been bcpDdifferent beendifferent
different at all Only his Uncle Hiram guessed guessedj guessedhat >
j whatt hathad hat had happened and he only surmised 6urn ise it i itti led ledo
lp o that iliatconcIusion conclusion by seeing seeing a a little bro brOw brawn melf elf sit sitting sitting sites
ting on on the new n neww w mountain top and crying to g gP i ihome es f
home For seven sev n days he sat there and then he hevanished hevanished r
vanished forever so Uncle Hiram knew that he hehad j i
had been n freed from the effect of Petes lie and an d had hadreturned hadreturned hadreturned
returned to his home in Elfland But Hiram never nevermade nevermade nevermade
made apy any effort ffor to discover where Pete lay for he hawas hewas hewas
was afraid that he might find him alive and he hathought hethought J < +
thought it far better to have him where he was wast wastthan n nthan
than threatening o g the village with more trouble I Ithink It It K
t think i he was very ery wise wise and I never felt the least leastsorror leastsorroW leastsorrow
sorroW for forIeter Peter for I for fo one one7 cannot cannotbear bear a liar liarand 1 liarand aF
and Bm glad the tli mountain fell on him when it It j jaid

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