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XfJe Phe e Only l1Jy xioY Boy Who WhoBv o Ever Everaw vet vetacv ri riS
S aw w a Real ea Live Mer Mermaid Mermaid er ermaid =
maid and an nd How ow He HeCame fIeCame e eCame
Came to o Have the e Bx Bxperience Exp x xerrence =
perience periencel p errence errenceALLACE rience riencefl
l vt y5 > ALLACE EASTMAN N is i the only onl3boy boy who whoy irhoever h hIfJJ
y jjtjjfc J ever ever saw a real live Hvemermald mermaid He lived livedfa lIvedat livedat =
fl fa at San Jacopo in SouthAmerica South A America m rl a ohthe ohtheseashore 0 on tt ttseashore the theseashore
seashore with his father who was a ajS acrlppJeand
jS 9 cripple crlppJeand and could nOt work They were werevery wereveryoor were wereS
S very veryoor poor and Wallace found it difli difiicult difliiV20 cllfllcult
iV20 cult to obtain food sometimes s but fish fishwere fishJ fishJ
J were plentiful and so was fruit so sdthey sdtheyI s they theynever theynever
I never really starved Wallace Vallacehow however verney never neverj neyer neyerkneww r rknew
j knew what piecake pIe cake ice ic cream cream or pickles picklestasted pickIeatasted picklestasted
tasted Uke for he never had money enough enoughto tobuy tobuysuch tobUYsuch bu busuch
such dainties daintiesOnenight dainties9ne daintiesOne
One Onenight night there wasa was a terrific earthquake in San SanJacopo SanJacopo an anJacopo
Jacopo Earthquakes were very frequent and andpeo andpeopIe peo people peopie ¬
pIe rarely made much fuss over over them but simply simplycounted Simplycounted lmplYcounted
counted the broken dishes remarking sometimes that thatthe thathe thatthe
the he seasons must be changing because they neverhad neverhadand never had Jadand hadand
and of the oldtime earthquakes nowadays The morn morning mom momIng morning ¬
ing after this particular shock Wallace went fishing fishingbut fishlnSbut fishingbut
but when w wh he reached the shore he found that the sea seahad seahad ea eabad
had re receded eded for a great distance leaving a large pool poolot poolof poolof
of water surroundedby surrounded by high rocks and out in the themiddle themiddle themiddle
middle of the pool he saw a man with a long beardho beard beardWho heardnho
Who ho dashed hither and thither as Wallace Vallac approached approachedThe
The boy bo thought him crazy craz he seemed so excited but butwhen butwhen butwhen
when he drew near he saw that it was a merman merman for forthe f forthe r rthe
the lower half of his body was covered with scales scalesPenned s scalesPenned ales alesPenned
Penned Up By an Earthquake EarthquakeWhy
Why are you so alarmed called Wallace WallaceThe WallaceThe WallaceThe
The merman stopped He looked at Wallace saw sawthat sawthat sawthat
that he was but a boy and seemed to take heart heartNobody hen1tNobody heartNobody
Nobody will harm you ou added Wallace Whats vi Whatsthe ts tsthe v vthe =
the matter matterI
I am penned in here by b these rocks and cant get getoutinto getout setout
outinto out into deep water answered the merman iT The Theearthquake Ther he heearthquake
earthquake came suddenly and caught me meh here re near nearShore n near nearbhore ar ar9hore
Shore Thats easily remedied said Wallace smiling smilingIve smilIngrve smilingIve
r Ive a little cart and Ill haul you down dovn to the shore shoreif
if you wish wishThe wishThe wishThe
< The merman said that was what he most desired desiredand desiredandValIace desiredand
and andValIace Wallace hurried away awa for his fish cart cart with withwhich withwhich withwhich
which he soon returned The merman climbed in very verycautiously verycautlousb verycautiously
cautiously stowed his long tail away carefully carefullyand carefullyandheld and andheld andheld
held on with both hands while the boy bo hauled him to tothe totheboach tothe
the theboach beach H half mile away Then when the th merman mermanwas merman mermanwas mermanwas
was in the sea he became cheerful and said saidI
I oannot thank you enough e ough but Ill reward you youmy youmy youmy
my my dear lad I am the King of the Mermen and you youshall youshall OU OUall
shall all have any of the treasures of the sea you de desire des deSire ¬
sire s re
I have heard that there is vast wealth in the theocean theocean theocean
ocean ocean said Wallace all ce and indeed we are verypoor verypoorA verypoorA very poor poorA
A Sunken Spanish Galleon GalleonYou
Yon are now richer than man ever dreamed dreamedsaid dre dreamedsaid ined inedsaid
said the Merman l1 rman King I shall bring you this even evening evenIng evening ¬
ing a bagful 9of of pearls that a Queen would lose her hersenses hersenseato hersenses
senses senseato to look at Why rightoff here in twenty feet feetof feetof feetof
of water ter lies an ancient Spanish galleon that was wassunk wassunk wassunk
sunk by b Sir Francis Drake in 1583 and a d she is full of ofgold ofgold ofI
I gold pieces as big as your hand Twenty years ago agodivers agodIvers agodivers
divers came and tried to reach the galleon g lleon but they theylost theylost theylost
lost their their lives and their diving suits still lie there on onthesea onthesea onthe
thesea the i ea bottom which now has been lifted very near nearthe nearthe nearthe
the surface by the earthquake If you wish I will willbring willbTing willbring
bring you OU one of those diving suits and you can go godown g gdown godown
down with me and see the old wreck wreckThat wreckThat wreckThat
That will be fine cried Wallace who loved ad adventures adventures adventures ¬
ventures I will go home and tell my father and andmeet andmeetyou andr
meet meetyou you in an hour hourHe hourHe hourHe
He ran home onie to tell his father but when he foundthat found foundthat fQundthat
that Senor Don Paprika de Tabasco their landlordwas landlord landlordwas landlordwas
was there he remained silent about his good fortune fortuneThe fortuneTh fortuneThe
The Th Spanish landlord had told his crippled father that thathe thathe thathe
he must pay his rent or leave the miserable hut at atonce atonCe atonce
once Wallace asked Don Tabasco to wait three thre days daysand daysand daysand
and he would be paid paidrVhere paidWhere paidI
< Where can you procure procure forty reals asked the thefiery thefiery thefiery
I fiery Don Don Have youa you a hidden store storeI
I am trying tofind some pearls pearlsreplIed replied Wallace Wallaceand WallacEuand Wallaceand
uand and if I succeed I will pay you youThe youThe youI
The Landlord Hears It ftI
I will wait three days more more said Tabasco and andthen andthenwell andthenwell
then thenwell well out goes the Eastman family familyHe familyHe familyHe
He then rode off but not far away he dismounted dismountedand dismountedandcrept
I and andcrept crept back to listen outside of of f the hut so that that he heheard heheard heheard
heard Wallace tell his father about the sunken ship shipHe shipHe shiplie
He resolved to find her and secure the gold at once onceand on onceand e eand
and hurried off of to get g t a boat and a a diver to go down iotaafter downafter tloVnafter
after the gold goldMeanwhile goldreanw goldr
Meanwhile reanw lle Wallace returned to the shore and metthe met metthe met metthe
the Mer King who gave him a bag that held a bushel bushelof
r of fine pearls which he secreted among the rocks at atonce atonce atonce
once Then hen he put on the diving suit which the King Kinghad King Kinghad Kin Kinhad
had brought and the merman carried him out to spa spaa s a
a short distance and they sank together to the lost lostships lostfihips lostships
ships deck It was w s a wonderful old ship with high highbowB highbows highbows
bows and a stern like a tower Wallace looked l oked down downinto downint downinto
into int ithe themain the main lee hatchway and sure enough enough the thegallQQji thehallElQJl thegallwo
gallQQji a was filled with big gold piecesofeight Of Ofcourse Ofourse
course he could C uld remain below but a few seconds ag aghe a ahA ashe
he Had no air pump pump to send down fresh air and so sotlmyxghot sotJt sotImy
tlmyxghot tJt tImy Iiot lOt up again and went back to shore justin justintimo just in infimo int
t fimo imo to escape escapebeln being seen by Don Paprika de Tabasco TabascoHP TabascoHP 1abas o oHp
HP oameand oa came e and for hours sought for the lost galleon galleonbut galleonbut galleonhilt
but the the merman merman carried his sounding line always far farfrom farfrom farfrom
F from the wreck and he finally went away in disgust disgustWallace d disgustWallace s ust ustW
Wallace W Uoce next morning went to the shore with his hiscart hisart hiscart
cart art and the mermen brought brought the boy gold until the thecart theart thetart
cart art wasfilled was filled When noon came the boy had taken takenenough takenpnough takenEnough
enough of the broad pieces home to make him wealthy wealthyfor wealth wealthfor
for the t 11 e rest of his life and nd the udder 1dd en appearanceof appearanceofthe appearance or orthel ofthe
the thel landlord ndl rd driving away theH the mermen Wallace Wallaceceased Wallacefased Wallaceteasiid
ceased operations o erato s for that day instead of carting cartinggold cartinggDld cartinggold
gold he thought and thought until he had invented an anair anair anair
air box bptQ tpfasten casten to the helmet of his diving suit This Thiswas Thiswas Thisteas
was filled with oxygen o ygen which was made by an In Ingenious Ingenlo1s Ingenious ¬
genious chemical combination of peroxide peroxl e of hydrogen hydrogenand hydrogenalid hydrogenand
and perhydroid of oxygen so that he could simply simplywalk simplYwalk simplyI
I walk into the sea and tlntiout out to the sunken ship and alwaysbe al always alwaygb
ways waygb b provided with plenty of air When this wasfinished wasfinished was tvasi
i finished the three days daysalJ allotted ed by Don Tabasco had hadexpired hadExpirpd hadexpired
expired and he came for ills rent He was very muchuirisd much muchFurprisd ntuch ntuchI1prjEwil
Furprisd und angry too when Wallace VaUa e paid p ld him hl in injrild inplld inFeld
jrild which he saw at once must have come com from a aAt a av ac
v At rJiCd J d Spanish ship as the dates on the coins were wereof w wereof re reof
of the fourteenth century He tried to to discover dlscoverwher dlscoverwherthe where wherethe wherethe
the wreck lay but Wallace refused to divulge his se
cret cretso so soDon Don Tabasco went away very angry and re resolved resolved resolved ¬
solved to watch the boy closely next day dayBut dayBut darBut
But next morning Wallace W ll llace ce was at the shore be before before before ¬
fore sunrise and dressing in his divingsuit he quitfk quitfkly qui quiekly k klyentered
ly lyentered entered the water walking straight to sea sea until tneAll the theAll theAll
All day long Wallace wandered over the sea bot botbreakers botbreakersrolIed botbreakers
breakers breakersrolIed rolled over his head and he disapppeared a amoment amoment amoment
moment before the Spaniard came to watch for him himtorn himtom himtom
tom enjoying the sight of the many wonders of the thedeep thedeep thedeep
deep The air box worked so well that he scarcely scarcelyrealized scarcelyrealized scarcelyrealized
realized that he was several fathoms beneath the sur surface surface surface ¬
face as he explored the secretplaces secret places in the galleon galleonand galleonan galleonand
and an examined the remarkable things he discovered discoveredeverywhere dIscoveredeverywhere discoveredeverywhere
everywhere in the ship shipThe shipThe shipThe
The Mermaid Mermaidfeped Helped Him HimGems HimGems HimGems
Gems and jewels of rare rare value and beauty were werethere werethere werethere
there In in vast quantities goldinlaid armor and andweapons andweapons andweapons
weapons gold vessels brilliant and precious stones stonesand stonesand stonesand
and statuettes statuettes of ivory silver and ebony that had been beentaken beentaken beentaken
taken from the temples of otPeru Peru and Mexico 350 years Searsbefore yearsbefore yearsbefore
before beforeThe beforeThe beforeThe
The mermen were busy busyas as bees carrying out the thegolden thegolden thegolden
golden stores and taking everything to a spot near nearshore nearshore nearshore
shore where Wallace could easily get at the treasure treasureand tre treasureand sure sureand
and cart it all allaway away and the King told him to t amuse amusehimself amusehimself amusehimself
himself by exploring the sea bottom This was so sopleasant sopleaS sopleasant
pleasant pleaS nt that the next day Wallace brought bro ght an anelectriclightso anelectrIc anelectric
electriclightso electrIc iightso lg ltSO that he could remain under thewater thewaterin the water waterIII waterIn
in the evening and thus study the mysteries of the sea seaby seaby seaby
by night It was thus he met thelovely thelov the lovely ly Lurline Lurlinethe LurlinetheMerKings the theMerKings the1rer
MerKings 1rer Klngs daughter who returning from her mer mermaids mermaldsboardlng mermaidsboarding ¬
maids maldsboardlng boarding school in the Gulf Gulf Stream arrived by bynight bynight bynight
night and hurried to seek her father at the wreck wreckMetthe wreckMetthe WreckMetthe
Metthe Beautiful Princess PrincessWallace P PrincessWallace incess incessWallace
Wallace was starting out with his electric light to
explore some s me coral co lgroycs groves when he met the beautiful beautifulMerPrincessandThe beautiful beautifulMerprincess beautifulMerPrincess
MerPrincessandThe Merprincess and he stopped transfixed with ith amazement amaze amazement amazem ¬
ment m nt anddelight and delight for for she was oas the loveliest creature creatureeverseen creatureeverseen creatureever
everseen everseen ever seen onland on ind or sea s sea Lurlme LUrline was frightened at atthe atthe atthe
the greathelmet reathelmet rearh hiiet with Ith its4 it i glaring glaring glass gr3 eyes eyes but bU be before before before ¬
fore she she could fleef fie fleo her f farther fher came and told her who whoWallace whoVallace whoWallace
Wallace was wa and nd how hohehad he1 had savedhis saved his life IifeYou Ilf IlfYou lifeYou
You may not know kno explained the King to Wal Wallace Wallace Vallace ¬
lace that th t we merpeople have each of us legs like likeyours like likeyourSins likeyours
yours yourSins inside le of these tails and we can if we desireshake desire desireshake des le les
shake s ke off of the tail and walk as you do but once re removed removed removed ¬
moved we we can never replace the scaly tail We must mustthenceforth musttnenceforth mustthenceforth
thenceforth walk instead of ot swimming and he who whohas whohas whohas
has lost his tail is no longer considered a genuine genuinemerman genuinenicnnan genuinemerman
merman merman thereforehe therefore he must go and live by himself I Icould Icould Icould
could have escaped from that pool among the rocks rockshad rocksh rockshad
had h d I Beared cared ared to tosacriflce sacrifice this useful as well as ornamental orna ornamental ornaIIenta ¬
mental tail tailNo tallc talluNo tailNo
uNo No one could have expected you rou to do that said saidWallace saidWallace saidWallace
Wallace You wouldnot would pot have been King any anylonger anylorig anylonger
longer lorig r I rsuppose hsupposehad suppose had you y u returned an on n foot to your yourpeople yourpeople yourpeople
people peopleCeI Certainly CeI inIY not replied the King Thats why I Iam 1 1am Iam
am so sogr grateful tefur toyou to you rny my lad Then the King King left leftWallacer leftValIaceandliurllne leftWallace
Wallace ValIaceandliurllne = andI and Iaurline > urline together togetherYou togetherYhJ1haverewarded togetherYou
You YhJ1haverewarded haverewarded have rewarded me beyond my deserts des rts1Iut rts1IutI but butI
I shall ask youfor you for another gift said theboy thebo the boys almost almosta
a week later when all of the golden treasure had been beenremoved beenr beenremoved
removed r removed lI1ovpdsto to shore and Hidden l in a cave known only to toWallace toVal1ace toWallace
Wallace WallaceWhat Val1aceW1 r rWhat
What W1 it more more morecan can1 can T I do asked the theXfng King Any Anything Anyt Anything ¬
thing t lJ1g thats In my mypower power is yours syoulSLurllne yoursLurline yoursLurline
Lurline and I Ihave have fallen in love with each eachother eachoth eachother
other oth r said Wallace WallaceWhat WallaceWhat Va c cWhat
What Would you leave your old father cried criedhismajesty cri criedhis d dhllmaj
hismajesty hllmaj his majesty sty looking looki g fixedly at his blushing daughter daughterDo daughtarDo
Do Do you you ou wish to lost los your beautiful beautiful tail and live on onI
shore aiid wear bonnets wits witn feathers f athers and flowers flowersdresses fio fiowersdresses ers ersdresses
dresses trails shoes hoes and stockings and all that sort sortofrubbish oortof sortofrubbish
ofrubbish of rub sh Fie FieLiuline FieL1l FieIiurline
Iiurline Liuline L1l liJleadmitted admitted that she Ion loved ed Wallace W l1ace even evenmore even evenre evenmore
more re than than her her lovely tail and shyly confessed c nJ sed to toa toaY a ayearning ayarning
yearning Y arning for silk dresses parasols and shirt waists waistsand w waistsand ists istsand
and and in invthe i the eend end the King K 1g gave gave in in and arid granted permisF permisFson permis permissibn permIssian
son for or olthemjto ahem themto to marry marryNow marryNow marryNow
Now that the you have have consented cried Lurline 4r 4rwilli I Iwill Iwill
will tell you OU that t t I think it better that I should live on onshore onshore onshore
shore because becau e while I was was at boarding school the thePrince thePxince thePrince
Prince ofrthe ofthCBlue Blue Mermen saw me me one day and asked askedme askedmetomarryhim askedme
me metomarryhim to marryhim marry him When 1 refused he declared that he hewould hewould hewould
would would run rix away Ayay with me and that is is why Icame Icamehome I canie caniehohie ame amehom
home He will 11l surely follow me here but he cannot cannotannoy cannotannoy cannotannoy
annoy annoy me meon on shore shoreIf
If he comes here I will give him such a welcome welcomethat welcomthat welcomethat
that hewill he will not no stay long cried the King Kingangrll Kingangrllfor angrily angrilyfor angrilyfor
for he hated the Blue Mermen However you will willbe willbe willbe
be safer saferon on land as you say sa and so wewill we will have the thewedding theddin thecedding
wedding ddin tomorrow4 tomorrow4Tabasco tomorrow toniorroTa6 tomorrowTabasco
Tabasco Ta6 sco Hunts for TreasureWallace Treasure TreasureWallace TreasureV
Wallace V lI1 cereturned returned home filled fi d with joy joy and told toldhis toldhis toldhis
his father all that had happened Don Tabasco had hadbeen h3d1Jeen haden
been 1Jeen en seenhovering seen hovering about the hut seeking se king for Wal Wallace WalJace Wallace ¬
lace but but b t they th y no longer feared the Spaniard Spanlardls as the thegold thegold thegold
gold was safely hidden Don Tabasco was quite sure surethat suretpat surethat
that Wallace had not been to the wreck for of course coursehe courseI courseshe
I she he knew nothing ofthe of the air box and thought tho ght there therewas th therewasbut ie iewasbut
> was wasbut but oneway on one way ay to do diving and that that is from a aboat aboatand boatand boat boatand
and therefore he hefelt felt certain that the golden store had hadnot hadnot hadnot
not been disturbed at all He had been beensendlng sending divers diversdown diversdown diversdown
down down everywhere but they never came near the gal galleon galleon galleon ¬
leon and Don Tabasco had determined to go downthe downthenext down downthenext the thenext
next day in a diving dh ing suit and search for himself l lmself as he hethought hethought hethought
thought his his divers dicers werpdishonest werp weIjydisl < dishonest onest and were trying ying to
1 < I 1 1m 1o
Wallaces a aces First MeetingWith Meeting MeetingWith j3Ieetthgr
With r KingofMermen KingofMermenWho K In l1g of o Mermen MermenWho ei niens niensWho
Who Was Cut uo off From FromHis Fr rot rotIlls ni nilfislfomcbyanE
His lfislfomcbyanE Home orne by an jBa o au auquake Jrth Jrtho h hquake = >
quake q quakesecure U8 k e ec Sl Slsecure
a aQ
secure c r all the gold for themselves heml es T Therefore Thereforeout4n O re bgg y aV aVbut >
but Q out4n tjn In his boat with wl h one man to pump the aic a1 shin shinto wn wnto Wn11iinon
to iiim 11iinon onthe the wedding w IDg day d y of WaHaee W alltee l ce and L3i Inline Inlineand f fa 1naet 1naetand
and a dJt it happened that her e descended des ended not very very ery tArginua tArginuaIhe farpomlie far coin coinSunken
Sunken Ihe lie sunken ship shipiHe shipale t tHe
He iHe began Jo o walk around on ont1e1IIUMtS1io the wmtfJltotttJin wmtfJltotttJinpeering tttin tttinpeering t tpeering
peering into the dark depths beyond but as as1te he hd hafliiS hafliiSelectric hdlectrlc no noelectric
electric light he could see seebuttttewte but a few faw feet t arifundillm arifundillmNothing awfuhd art Wm WmNothing m mNothing
Nothing was visible isibl but giant giantsekweed sefcxeed s wa waieJngiaa wadng4hahe wadng4hahecurrent s the thecurrent theourrent
current or manye manycdlored manYCdloredllsb loved fish darting c ng in fntlaanbtQer fntlaanbtQerana ftia jtfcicm nt hltfcer hltfceranfltthither blharandythither
anfltthither ana thither as he strode stro e slowly along aJAii t5 but j jwst it at a He Hecame e eeame ecame
came eame around the corner ef 8 s get t ceralcowe reek roekhe reekhe t tle
he saw aw a dreadfulshape dreadful shape h e advancing advancin toward toward d him and andin andIn lid lidin
in great fright he tugged sharply at the rope rope forhia forhiaman for 1I 1Iman his hisman
man man to pull him up quickly quicklyhe f fSeized t teized
Seized eized by y the t tIt he Blue + B lue Merman MermanIt hlcrm n nIt
It was the Prince of the Blue Mermen comtagr c mlPg to toseize t Ii Iiseize rr rrsCi
seize sCi e Lurljne with a host of ofscal scaly mermen 1tlJ 11 ot otwhom o owhom ofwhom
whom had indigrfblue indig blue whiskers thatreached that reached to their theirwaists tfccSr1waists taelrmists
waists A spy who Whp had been lingering about about Clio ClioKing tjia tjiaKings e eI
Kings I lnfs s submarine s bmarine palace palace of pearl since morning had hadjust h had hadjust d djust
just told him all that thatl1e he had learned regarding the thediver tkediver titediver
diver who had come come to the sea depths and who was waato w wasto s sto
to wed the Princess that very day and the Blue JPri Rrloce Rrlocewas ce cewas e ew
was w s wild with jealous jeal us rage Th The instant insUnthe he saw the theSpanish t tkeSpanish a aSpanish
Spanish landlord in his diving suit he eonetadtd that thatit thatit thatit
it was as his hi rival ri I the bridegroom bridegro m and he dashed dashedat dashedatDon at atDon t tDm
Don Tabasco Tabasco gnashing his teeth and emitting emit a mil million million m11lion ¬
lion frothybubbles frothybubblesThe frothy bubbl bubblThe bubblcu bubblcuThe =
The Spaniard Sp nfard in his unwieldy unwiek1 unwieldydiring diving dlTin ault 9 tt v4tk3fts v4tk3ftsleadensoled > Wjtlt itlPiits itlPiitsleadensoled Its 1 1leadensoled
leadensoled footgear could couldn net t move qukllyand qukllyandhis qutekty and andhis andhis
his man was slow In responding to Kfe liiesignals signate sjg 1ek MId Iftidtherefore MIdtherefore gridtherefore
therefore the Prince seizedhim seized him before he fceeeuldmove fceeeuldmovea tie oenld eukf more moea
a foot He tried to seieam and andfought fought fiercely Seree with with1 file fileBlue he heBlue ie ieBlue
Blue Prince T but > ut the latter was too strong for hin 1 iiil4 1 1hfbore s she d dhe
he hfbore bore him away away exulting in n the thought that heThadprevented hVbaTI hVbaTIprevented 1t b 1l 1lpreven1ed
prevented the the marriage intending the get g t the Princess Princesslater Prine Princesslater S6 S6lat
later laterDownfall lat laterDownfall r rIJownflll >
t I
Downfall of the Blue Prince PrinceNow
Now No the the Princes spy py had not notknon known thatthe thatthewedding tlaat that the theveddingas theweddinSwas
wedding veddingas was to be in the morning and al1 so at tI Owl at v vminute vcY vcYoc y yminute >
minute it was all allover over and the wedding weddingproces processionwas procession r rwas oc l n nwmJ
was was approaching the spot where where the Prince had b dse aelred aelredDon s lH d dDon dDon
Don Tabasco The King was swimming in front wIh wIhthe > rth wihQ rththe
the Queen Q en and Wallacewithfhis Wallace Y hce with l npis his lovely ovey bride b1dc clad ctedjIn ctedjInS d tn tnH In Ina
S H marineblue marin marine blue gown gown made ni eOf of Of sea tea e 3lk s IIk were werebehind werebehind a is isbehind
behind them for she had discarded her mermaids tail tailas tailas tailas
as soon as she became Mrs Eastman He carried earriedliis earriedliiselectric his hiselectric hiselectric
electric light and its rays falling on 1i the Silver ih s scales sctesof s sof
of the mermen mermen the colored coloredorals Corals rals the briiliantrfisn t tthevondrous aid ajidthe aidthe
the thevondrous wondrous submarine flowers nower made the th Heefcej Heefcejweirdly eerie eerieweirdly el eleirdl3
weirdly eirdl3 beautiful and splendid splendidSuddenly splendidSuddenly splendidSuddenly
Suddenly the Blue Prince Pri 1ce appeared rushing lshlni lshlnithe g fcoa tnaid tnaidthe l lthe
the procession with Don Tabasco TI1 still struggling struggling in inhis inhis Inhis
his strong arms armsHe armsHe armsHe
He halted when lIe saw the long line ef o mermen mermenand mermen mermenand erm a aand
and merwomen andthen and then seeing Wallace with 1urfche Lurlinehe 1urfchehe Lur1fiie1t
he seemed eemed to realize that he had seized seJi th the wrong wrongdiver > zons zonsdiver I Idiver
diver He hesitated only a moment then tH n casting eastlRSQn eastlRSQnTabasco Den DqnTabasco DenTabasco
Tabasco aside he dashed at at Wallace Vc tte The boy Was Wasquite wasi wasiquite tasquite
quite prepared for him and as ne neared l Mm im he turned turnedonthe turtfedonthe tur ad adon
onthe on the full current current of electricty in his lam lamp an4 aaljust aaljusttouched anJj11Stouched just justtouched
touched the Blue Prince with the h live li wire Theshoek Theshoekhurled Eheshoes Eheshoeshurled rh5hohurled
hurled him to the sea sea bottom and Wallace Thr threw him hlniself hlmsilf himself
self upon him pressed the lamp lam against ig < iln him aied aiedshocked ind indshocked 4 4shc
shocked shc > cked him hi so that he was waspay paralyse 1 and amlThen lfelp lfelpThen Kelphss KelphssThen
Then they hey bound him with vithsea seaveed seaweeLHiscompanions seaveedHis weetL weetLHis
His Hiscompanions companions fled as soon as s they saw him fall falland falland U Uand
and Wallace sent two mermen to the surface surface With ith Don DonTabasco Don DonTabasco DonTabasco
Tabasco who was almost suffocated But he soon soo sego re revjvedand r rYedand rev
v vjvedand ved and was put into his boat and tstkento taken to shore shoreand shoreand shoreand
and and you may be sure he was w s duly grateful grate ul to Wallace Wallacefor YaUaeefor
for resecuing him and afterward was always 1 ays TSfcry vlryfriendly TSfcryfriendly ry ryfriendh
friendly to both tihe lad and his lovely mermaid wife wifeAnd wiseAnd W WAnd
And They Lived Happily Ever AfteiOf After AfterOf
Of course the war between the two bodies of mer mermen mer mermen me r rmen ¬
men came to an end as soon as his hisollowers followerslearned ollowers < Iearned Jearn cI of ofthe o oU ofthe
the U e downfall of their blue leader leaderIndeed leaderIndeed leaderIndeed
Indeed he so losthis 10st ls holdon hold > on his his own own nation atI J1 that thatthey thatthey thatthe
they the Y Ylong began to fight among among themselves th mse1es andJt and anditwas LW12 was DO DOlonibefore iaot ot otlorig
long lonibefore before they were so split up into factions thatthey tA that thatthey t tthey
they had all they could do to ward off ff their their different differentenemies uurereD uurereDenfmles differentenemies
enemies at home homeNow homeNoy homeNow
Now if you should happen to visit visitSa3aeottoin visitSa3aeottoinSouth Sa Saii3ae Jaotyteiil JaotyteiilSouth pef in inSouth
South America A nerica you may see ee Mrs Lurllne LurlnerEasthian LurlnerEasthianout f fout Eastman Eastmanout
out driving or walking < almost anyda any day and aajeveryleody aajeveryleodywill everybody everybodywill t trYtody trYtodywill
will tell you ou that she is the most beautiful woman maJ in inthe inthe inthe
the city but nobody knows that she Is the Sea Kings icingsdaughter Kingsd Kingsdaughter
daughter d ughter They live l e close cl se to the shore arid arid manynights many n zanynights ny nynights
nights the th mermaids and andmernien mermen come com and sit oa oatheir ontheirporch oiltheir
their theirporch porch in the moonlight for hours hoursSe hoursSemetimes Semetimes letimesen letimesenin even evenin evenin
in the daytime I have seen the King Kin sittiRg sittinghere there i 1ft 1ftr a arocking arocking >
rocking r cking chair smoking sm < < king a cigar and boidiac boidhii i I their th iri little littlebaby little littlebaby e ebaby
baby who is named after at r his grandpa in inhls his arms arias ana analooking al1dlooking andlooking
° looking as if he was w s thinking whether o OW e > not n t it were werebetter wereb werebetter
better b tter to be a landsman for good and all l instead h hmtlrman aCa aCamerman efamerman
merman merman and an help Wallace spend his i immense mense fortune fortuneWALTMDODTGAEIJ ftuneVALTu fortuneWALT
I Even David B Hill is to be dramatized dram UAed A story storqthat storythat ox oxthat
that comes out of New York says Following the example ex example example ¬
ample set by Jerome Sykes in making Mark Hanna HsAnathe Hannathe Haarithe
the foundation foundat Ql1 of the principal character in The TheBillionaire TheBillionalre TheBillionaire
Billionaire tile tf e librettist employed by Miss Ilsf MaudeLambert Maude MaudeLambert iIau e eLambert
Lambert to provide her with wlthn a suitable vehicle e fdira fdirastarring fdrastarring f8r a astarring
starring tour next season has hit upon the plan of ofmaking otmak1 ofmaking
making mak1 g a character closely resembling former Senator SenatorDavid Senato11Da SenatorDavid
David Da d B Hill a leading one in the new ne comic opera operaTne opent opentuT11e opemThe
uT11e The Woman Hater is the name which in all likelihood like likelihood likeHhood ¬
lihood will be selected for the piece pie The character characterdesignated chiuue characterdesignated r rdesignated
designated by the title is a United States senator senatorwhose seimioL seimioLWhose senatorwhose
whose chief characteristic is his aversion to the fair fairsex tailsex fairsex
sex He is a a bachelor who lives all alone in 8 a iris irismansion qigm3nsion I Imansion
mansion dubbed Roosters Roost and whom the thesight thesight thesight
sight of a skirt nearly drives intohysterics Mr Sill Sillhas anhas ill illhas
has often been termed a woman hater and andt it is s said saidthat saIdthat saidthat
that the leading character chara ter in the new play la to resemble resemble re resemble ¬
semble the Democratic leader in n several other par particulars particulars partitulars
titularsMuch ticulars ticularsMuch ticularslIuch
Much of the atmosphere of the comic opera opera will be bepolitical bepoUtIca11 bepolitcal1
political poUtIca11 Many of the scenes sce1csare are laid in WashingtonThe Washington WashingtonThe
The senator fights tooth and nail a claim against the thegovernment Uiegovernment thegovernment
government which a a shy young thing played by the theprima theJrlma theprima
prima donna is attempting to rush through congress congressOf congreSsOf
Of course just as the finale is reached the woman womanhaterIs wom woman ii iil1aterIs
haterIs hater Is smitten by the charms of the prima donna donnaand do donnaand na nand
and nd becomes not only onl her champion cham > n in her claim claimagainst claimagalnst claimagainst
against the government but the successful suitor for forher forherhand forhe
her herhand herhandIrnmedlatel3 he hand handImmediately handImmediately
Immediately after When Johnny Comes Marnh 1Iarrhing
ing Home closes its SeaSon Miss Mis Lambert wJH vUffor sail sailfor
for Paris to select hergotrnsfor her hergons govsnsfor f r the new ne production productionand productinaId
and incidentally place pl oe her voice in the hands of ofsp a aspecialist aspecialist
specialist sp calfst who has prepared many other aspirants foe foestellar fOlstellar forstellar
stellar honors

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