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before hefOI heforobe he palled away swayr swayrHis WI WIJfe r rto
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to leave me His HisoW old umbrella he ailced bd bdto ine always alwaysto
to earry Y wherever w I went but I dont clcmtIIIIYd icmembcr icmembcrmything
aWnt IIIIYd mything Da DaWeD YeLe etse etseWeB
WeB e B Buoquito fliers s about five thonaaad tho yads wee ads of bin binmosquito W Wqai
mosquito qai netting that be hetook took in trade and the time timefarm HtdefArm linosf
f farm arm up on the hill but its it to story and dry to 10uythiDc grow growanything giwwo
anything on o and nd you couldnt even givo vs it away awaytill ayItill awaystill
still till leis tea race raiae money moDS on it it Thais all eaoer eaoerbottle except a abottle abottle
bottle of peroxide Dde of hydrogen thats never nevercurmudgeon be bei beiUncle
0 > > eDed added addedaid UDCleAmo Uncle who was a 1aJdMMed 1aJdMMedold
old curmudgeon and who hated Kartiabad Martin became ha hahad hahad
had a food appetite appetiteOh appetitOh
Oh what shall I dor do I asked the boy boyI
I should advise ad you to go to saa until youre youregrown yaurwn rwlM rwlMpowa
grown l lI wn upT ap said hu undo I hare arranged it ijn ijnwith ail aillores
I with Captain Scuppers an old friend of ofJon aiz i ic who1
c Jon boys and he will take you on his s1upwll s1upwllia hipwmlon hipwmlonis ip ipia
ia called the Cheery Turtle of Newark N JTow 7lroaty JTowge r rp
ge plenty ty of fresh 1n 1 air aid a > + d exercise which whichfor ate atg atgfor food foodforboya
forboya forboyaMartin for boys boLKartiD boysMartin
Martin liked the tb name of the snip and laid ua uaould ld he hewould hawould
would ould go In lees than an hour after his father ryasburied was wasburied w wDuried
buried he was on board of the Cheery Turtle and andCaptain aDdCaptain andCaptain
Captain Scuppers was saying farewell far f ai weD to his Uncle UneJeAmoI UncleAmos Unclethe
Amos Now these men had made a upba 1 and andthe andthe
the captain ca had agreed to throw Martin KanbaIOmewhere Martinin overboard overboardsomewhere
somewhere somewherediscovered in the Gulf Stream for TJnde UDaled Ames d > bos had haddiscovered
discovered d eoftred that there was oil on the stony stn faxaw and andhe andbe d dhe
he wished the boy out of the way so io that iJla he could eeeIdhave couldhave eo l lhaf8
have all the fortune to J himself mIe1f Theref Theref1Ie ere he haised prom promised promj ¬
j ised to pay Scuppers 6ca pe for disposing of his m mThe aphaw aphawfortune rR rRThe
The baldlsadedoJd oW riDaia wu wiDhIc 10 10fon il rs the thefortune
fortune fon with another raaoa rased but not with Ins JiI JiIDe > s oar oarnepbsw ewn ewnnephew
nephew De nepbswr
r TED TO KILL THE GtfTMH GtfTMHSoon GYTuHSoaII CAPTMN8oea
Soon the alai ship was at sea and Martin J artia artiaptn oartainiy oartainiygot ii i igotsfl
ptn got eH the fresh air and exercise o rt e heneeded3or he needed ior kwu her thatwu herwas
wu much m for the cabin boy loo to do on that ship Be Hehad Behad Behad
had to wait w on Captain Cap twin Scuppers shine w wwiDd Ins shoeswind shoes shoeswind
wind all the watches and clocks feed the u ucat defend defendcat rand randcat
cat splice the mainhraee poliah the anchor aisehepsiud aisehepsiudthe grind grindthe p Id Idthe
the coffee dust all the bricabrac bric abran sweep the deck deckmane deckmaIIe decknnaiie
mane maIIe the fire fireM as well as de all u that tee crow deed aakedhim ubdhim deedhim
him to 0 do beside and when the captain and the men menin meain menin
in calm weather weath r were fishing poor Martin wasobliged was wasobliged wasobliaed
obliged to sit I t and watch the barometer to see that it itdidnt itdidut itdidnt
didnt fall suddenly just before a storm Still 8 D he hewas hewu hewas
was happy and contented for he had been allowed by byCaptain byCaptain byCaptain
Captain Scu Scuppers to take along ale the mosquito net netting netting ¬
ting 1 n4r which he hoped to sell in foreign f lands landsOf JadaOf laudaOf
Of eoune he brought the old umbrella and also Io Iobottle the thebottle tobottle
bottle of peroxide of hydrogen u they were all that thathe thathe thathe
he owned ownedWhen ownedWhen ownedWhen
When the Cheery Turtle had been at sea 1Mdaya ssawithout many manydays nanydays
days without nearing nearm any land the crew began to tomurmur tomurmur t tnany o omurmur
murmur They The declared that the captain had lost losthis bthis losthis
his reckoning which was true for he ha4 carelessly carelesslyallowed esaisidyallowed q qallowed
allowed it to blow away in a gale one day and didnt didntknow eJidatknow didntknow
know how to make another Old Olaf 6wineson the theSwede thetwede theSwede
Swede and Porcupinopoulos Porcup Dopouoe los the Greek two sailors sailorswho aai10nwho sailorswho
who had once been pirates pira of the Main am began to in incite btcite hit ¬
t cite the crew to mutiny mU ll7 asserting UIert DI that they were werelost weNlost werelost
lost and would never MYel get home homeSoon home800n homeSoon
Soon the whole crew were rebellions but u the thecaptain thecaptain thecaptain
captain was w a savage and dangerous man they dared darednot darednot darednot
not openly opay revolt so the Greek prepared a terrible terribledose WrihJedose tsrribisdose
dose for or him It wu a mixture mixtweoompoled composed of f fof germs germsof gameof
of many diseases dileueeQphoid typhoid fever chills measles pip pip
hive hi vea smallpox rheumatism rh amatiam and mumps all these thomoawful thMewf theseawful
awful wf germs being hidden in a paste of tour eo and andthey aDdthey andthey
they ordered Martin to slip it into the bread which whichthe wJ whichthe ch cht
the t he cook was w baking bak DI for the captain He refused to todo todo todo
do this terrible deed of course and the angry UCI7threatened menthreatened men menthreatened
threatened to have revenge revengeThey IfteDILThey revengeThey
They gave the dreadful mesa to the captain cariaia8elvee them themselves thetaselves ¬
selves and Dd after eating D < < the bread he was immedi immediately immeditely immediately ¬
ately tely taken t ea very ill with all the different diseases at atonce aiODoe atonee
once He tried to learn from his hi doctors book b ok what whatailed whatc
c ailed him but he had so o many different dilereDtlJlllPtollUl dilereDtlJlllPtollUlJ symptoms symptomsthat ymptomsthat
J that he was confused and alarmed and took to his hisbed hiabed hisbed
bed expecting expect Dg to die at once Martin nursed the thecaptain thecaptain thecaptain
captain and knowing just what germs he had taken takenhe iabnhe takenbe
he was able to give him the separate par medicines for foreach foreeeh foreach
each disease se so 0 that in spite of the crews eN evil evildesigns erilclesiau evildesigns
designs he cured him although it ittpok took aD H the medi medicine medieiDe med1aae ¬
cine en board The captain ea ip was very ffr1l1tefaJ grateful to and andhe andhe andbe
he told Marvin of the plot formed by his Undo U Ufor Amos dmosfor Amosfor
for he was now sorry He said that he wouldnt wetaldntthrow wouldntthrow wGlill t tthrow
throw the lad overboard Oft oud but instead would wo l assist assisthim UIiathim assisthim
him to sell n his mosquito aoIQ1I to netting t Dc at t profit at the thefirst daeint thebrat
first port poritMT they tbbyiaite tbbyiaiteBit viaited viaitedBut riaitedBut
But the crew ore ew enraged at t the eaptaint ea Is recovery recoveryresolved MaOftW7r repo reporesolved
resolved r olci to thwart him and when w wItruce they need a astrange atraage
strange land the coast of which wJ cJt was deserted and anddesolate anddesolts d ddeao1
desolate deao1 they the put Martin Kar n in a boat with all of his hisbelongings hi hibelomtings I Ibelou
belongings belou and left eft t him on the dreary eeu shore Then Thenthey Tbutthey h htber
they sailed ud away WIIIT while Martin eat t on his bales of ofmoeqmto 01moIQll ofmo
moeqmto moIQll mo to netting and aliiVIED wept bittedty bittedtyAVKD Mute MuteAr
VIED Ar W IW T rue HI UM UMBttSXCA UMBttSXCASoon UMtso Nt tA tABost
Soon so however be braced up upa upatookJaiauatWt end resolved to taeat taeatpbs ex explote
pbs tb the country He took tookJaiauatWt tookJaiauatWted his mbreUaaad umbrella and start started etarted ¬
ed into dO the interior The be land lucIreee lucIreeedeeert rose gradually being beinga
a sandy desert and he mounted W up > and up seeing seeingnothing seein seeinDOili seeingnothing
nothing DOili III of interest inten t until 1ID l finally he came to an 11 abrupt abruptprecipice abruptprecipice abruptprecipice
precipice i it mile high Looking over its edge he saw sawfsr laWI sawfar
far below a forestcovered fonstc ftJecl plain where among the thewaving theviDA thewaving
I waving viDA green of the palms and rubber trees villages villagesnettled yiUaaetnettled villagesI
I nettled beside purling brooks How to get there was wasthe wasthe wasthe
the problem for or there wa apparently no way wa to toclnd
descend clnd the cliff Be walked
steep for a mile or ormore ormore ormore
more along the edge and was in despair de pair when he
heard h nrd a distant t noise noiseLooking noileJookiDC noiseLooking
Looking back ba k he saw far away a huge and awful
looking creature with it its nose to the ground plainly
tracking track his footsteps like
tsteps a bloodhound He was wasterrified wuterrified wasterri
terrified terri and began UlI to run wildly along the edge of oftb oftbl oftb
tb tbl precipice prec1plce Ti 1ne 111 o creature perceived him and andstarted andtIrted
started 1 rted for him Poor Martin seeing that it would wouldsurely wouldst wouldsurely
surely st rdy get him in another minute m Dute saw but one way wayt waylsca
t escape i lsca e He opened his big umbrella which was WAif
f of the oldfashioned kind with heavy steel ribs ribsstout
I stout sill 8i1 coned off into Dto the air airoO
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n The animal was almost upon nip when w wia K jumped jumpedand sinnedslid
and in fact f it almost went over after tlterbat tlterbatmrtatdto him bm jest juatUMimted jestasasged
UMimted mrtatdto to atop cp in switae time audit aDd t a ood glazing aI t bc down downt cion1to7
t the boyaa boy al he peai sailed sd with W1ttbir hu umbrella parachute JlUAchateif parachuteswiftly chute chutewiftly
swiftly if bat ba quite comfortably down to tothe the l theplain green greenJlain
plain beneath G ± rMnrtfn had to t a do was to hold hoJJto
lssstto to beadle andSea he saw that he
MARTIN JlI4RTIN MAR t TIN LEAPED FROM FROM THE PRECIPICE JUST AS S THE TH ANIMAL WAS ABOUT TOfSElZ TOi SEIZE HIM
was w getting along so lieely 1 eel1 he lost lost11 all fear f fWODd and onlywandered only onlywondered
wondered WODd Ied where he would land He eouJi see o the theawful theawfulhMd theawful
awful awfulhMd head far above aba its eyes till dllIariIr dllIariIrm gUriafdown tom tomhim ddwn at athim
him m but put soon 100 he sailed down to a a sort lOItot otjai of jarfc rIr rIralichted andalighted and andalighted
alighted in front ODi 6f f a palace p ce 9f bamboa thatched thatchedwith thatcllaiwidi thatchedwith
with leaves of the eocoannt palm palmLOHO palmLOItG palmLorca
LOHO HAffi HAIftCD D MATIVCa MATIVCaHundreds ItAT1YUt ItAT1YURUDdreda stATlvasHundreds
t
Hundreds of darkskinned darkak med natives Dati Datito eagle rwtmag reneaugtoo rwtmagto
to him armed with bows and arrows arro arrobiftI spears and andknives andknives
knives fcr they 7 thought he was a big b bird of ofnew aoi4si aoi4sinew soiea soieanew
new specs species IpeC e8 but when they saw it i was was a human W beingthey being beingthey c cthe
they the were filled with awe and bowed wed down do before beforeehim beforehim WoNhim
him for now they imagined he was a agtew sort of ofangel ofucel ofangel
angel you ou see They 1 ae7 shouted for their IrW to come comeand comeweIco comeand
and welcome weIco Martin and when King Gumbo > > Okra Okracame Okracame Okracame
came and was told that Martin artin had come sailing sailingdown l8ilb l8ilbdown uilistgdown
down from the sky he was very polite indeed iDcIeedwu h1ts h1tswas H Hwas
was a big man with hair that reached nearly to the theground the1JOuad theground
ground long 10 black tresses that almost hid him Iai from fromview flOlftYiew f rota rotaview
view In fact fctn all of the natives had very long hairand hair hairand hairad
and when wheDMar Martin n had been there a short time he helearned belearned helearned
learned that the tribe was called the LoaabairedUmpiwallapan Longhaired LonghairedUmpiwallagasr LongairedUmpiwallatgu
Umpiwallagasr and ni that their hair was long be because beea beaustle ¬
cause ea there grows 110 in that region a weed called hair hairweed lui luiwed hiirweed
weed the seed of o which wJ are re as fine u powder and andwhich andwJ andwhich
wJ which ch cause C M the hair to grow awfully fast The seed seedblows teNblow seedblow
blow all over the region and of course gets into intothe intothe intothe
the hair upon their heads and sometimes even en on ontheir ODtIIeir ontheir
their bodies so that some of them are re as hairy hair7nllu as asUs asgorillas
gorillas nllu Us Martin determined to get a supply of this thisleed thisJineed thisbailneed
Jineed leed to take home to Uncle U Dle Amos who was u about aboutas boutbald
as bald u a poolball pool ball and who was dzoadf dreadfully dreadfullyashamed 4rdf1lllyIwne ally allyashamed
ashamed Iwne of it ittoo ittooMartin too tooMartin tooKartiD
Martin was w escorted to the royal ro palace in front frontof fretof t tof
of which he had alighted which was tacky for if ifmade it itmade itmade
made the king think he had come to visit him per personally perlOwly peronally ¬
lOwly and there he was feasted while musician musiciansplayed musicianplayed s splayed
played wild and weird melodies on drums fiddles fiddlesbanjos 6ddMbanjos 6ddlgsbanjos
banjos and trumpets all made of gourds while native na4liaemaidens nativen Datiftmaidens
maidens n i Una danced da ed before him and sang ragtime ragtimeAll songs songsAll
All around the kings leafthatched palace grew grewstrange crewetrange grewstrange
strange trees laden with fruit while the perfume of offlowers ofBowen offlowers
flowers filled the air ir Brightly plumaged birds birdsdarted birdldarted birdsdarted
darted in and out of the shadows like flying jewelcaroling jewels jewelscaroling
t
caroling in a thousand tones and fountains fomttaiuaamong fouta foutamODI flashed flashedamong
among the rocks everywhere cooling cooliD the hot air and andmaking andmaking ad admakinc
making a dreamy music the while that made one onesleepy ODesleepy onesleepy
sleepy and languorous But over all allwu was a stead tads
droning hum that could be heard constantly through throughall
all the music and songs and laughter and after aftertrying aftertJl aftertr
trying tJl tr ai in vain yaW to discover < illCO whence it came Martin Martinasked Martinasked ani aniubd > >
asked the king to inform him The monarch replied lied
KV11 Youll bd J out 4 alas l by dark 1 1 what 1 i it is I 1 but I Iwill Iwill r rwill
will tell you Its mosquitoes thats what and they theyare tbtyare theyare
are fierce They simplyeat simply eat us at night although althoughthey aJthouchthey althoughthey
they never come down to thj t earth in t the daytime
AM tulle mosquitoes ut I know Jm wa aeevt1 Mt awl Martin Martinalways Martinalways rQn rQnIt
It always stay down do on the ground p IIiI1 daytimes and aDClIY aDClIYIIIGIt IT ITmostly Ivmeetly
mostly IIIGIt by night nightPerhaps a nightPerhaps pt ptPerupe
Perhaps these tI e are new to 1M you but they are 111 an old oldstory oWatol7 oldstory
story to us said id Gumbo If If ft were not for them themlife theMlite themlife
life here would be one perpetual picnic p eI e They are areas aNIri eraas
as big Iri as bumblebees he added and fierce i ee as aswolves aswolves
wolves wolvesIt 01
01It
It would seem that I have arrived at aiiJte the right rlpbtplaoeeaid rightplace rl rlplaae
place plaoeeaid said Martin You need ed no longer give Iftyow Iftyowtelf your yourself yourself ¬
self any uneasiness regarding these inaaeU for I Ihave IhaC Ihave
have the cure for them themWhere themWhere themWhere
Where is is i Show it to fee e JH 1 cried King Gumbo GumboIf Go Go1f Gumbo1f
1f you can show me how to reach r reae a IL t ine t u seashore eeaahorewhere II8Uhoftwhere seashorewhere
where I left my bundles said Martin J artin 5 IlriB I will be bepleased beplealed beplaned
pleased to attend to all the rest restIn rea1ft restIn
In two minutes after Marti Martin lied Mclto1i Mclto1ibe told hint where wherehe whathe
he had left his netting theking the I ac had dispatched uehedDumber a anumber anumber
number of porters to bring it td t all to tot the pdaee Al Although AIt Although ¬
though t O < < h the distance was ft eoaIict considerabie nWe they aeon I80 re returned Ieturaed returned ¬
turned bearing the many bundles oat oat their heads headsand headIaDd beadsand
and one of them carried with much cai teas the bottb of ofperoxide ofperoxide ofperoxide
peroxide of hydrogen which he regarded rec Jed as magical magicalhaving m magicalhaving aieal aiealhaving
having never before seen a glass bottle and aDdthe thinking thinkingthe
the contents were alive aliveIs aliveIs aliveIs
Is this the cure curet t asked ked the king taking the thebottle thebottle thebottle
bottle carefully carefullyNo cnr fully fullyNo
No That is only a chemical stuff that they use useto useto useto
to bleach hair The mosquito mo cdto cure is is I in the bundles bundlesyour bundluyour bundlesyour
your men are carrying carryingLet carryingI
Let I t me see it at once on r cried the eager monarch monarchMartin moaarehKartin monarchMartin
Martin untied one of tLe bales bal and displayed d played the theblue theblue theblue
blue stuff to the king He H thought th4Hl t of C01l1le course that thatthere thatthere thatthere
there must be some magical quality about it never neverhaving DMehaYiDC nevehaving >
having even heard of mosquito mo quito nets for they did didnot didnot didnot
not have nave them in the land of the Umpiwallagas He Hewas Herather Hewas
was rather afraid to touch it and when Martin ex explained exp1aiDed explained ¬
plained that it was to be put over the windows and anddoors anddoors
doors 11 he still imagined that tbatit it was all magioSAVED magic magicSAVED mqicBAVED
SAVED FROM JNO8QUITOES JNO8QUITOESMartin 08QUITOE 08QUITOEJ DQUITOE5Martin
Martin J rtin hurried in his hi anxiety to have at least leastsome lea leastsome t tsome
some of the rooms well protected for after what whathe whathe whathe
he had heard of the native uati mosquitoes moeq11 toe8 he 1i was might mightily miahtiIJ mightily ¬
ily alarmed as he had never seen them theIaJppr larger then thanhorseflies thenhoradiea thenhorseflies
horseflies and these were aa big as bumblebees you youremember youremember youremember
remember rememberIt
It was dark before he had covered all the windows windowsand W windowsand DdoWi DdoWiand
and doors of the palace and supper aupper was ready but butbefore butbefore butbefore
before they had ila eaten the meal the bussing and andhumming andhumming nl nlhUllUllins
humming had come nearer and nearer and final finalwith finally finallvwith finallywith
with a grand chorus of hum h the mosquitoes mosquitoesswooped mosquitoesswooped q1I toea toeaswooped
swooped down upon the village as naval aL All the theinhabitants theiDhabitants theinhabitants
inhabitants wrapped themselves themlel up in their long l ng hair hairand hairand hairand
and tried to sleep as best tatj till could but the slap slapping alapping slapping ¬
ping could be heard all through throw < < h the village except exatrptin exceptin
in King Gumbos a palace whejfc all was lovely
The king sat u there and d listened to to the disappointedmosquitoes disappointed disappointedmosquitoes ppointed ppointedJDOIq1Iitoea
mosquitoes gnashing i their t teeth t as they butted 1 their theirhead tJleirIp theirbeads
head against Ip JIr the stout out netting and nd bussed in rage rageand raceaDd rageand
and he smiled in delight Not one mosquito got gotinto ptinto gotinto
into the palace and the monarchs joy was so great greatthat peatthat greatthat
that in the morning he presented Martin with withflour 1 1Jour a aloar
flour bag filled with purest gold dust dtDie and seven sevenpearis sevenpearls
pearls a as big aa walnuts each one priceless and all allworth aUw allwith
worth w nh an immense 1 ue fortune fortuneAHOTHER fortuneAHOTHEJt fortuneANOTUER
AHOTHER PRIZE tU FOR THE TaEThen Ktti KttiThen KhLti KhLtiThea
Then Martin with the assistance taaeI of many work wodttopped workens workera
era stopped the windoof windows of all of the linger I IancI houses housesand housesand
and completely used up all of his netting Many JII of ofthe ofthe oftbs
the people presented K him with gifts I fg of ivory ir gold goldand p1dand goldand
and pearls also aJ o and nd the king ordered tnat t at t al I those thosewhose tJoeewhOle thosewhose
whose house h01l e8 had not been fitted with nets should be beallowed bellowed beallowed
allowed to go and sleep in the houses that Uaaimoeqaitop were weremosquitoproof woremosquitop
mosquitoproof moeqaitop BO that when the mosquitoes JlllDlqaitoelthe oisuss oisussthe came camethe
the next wxt niJht t they actually fo found not one human humanbeing hWllUlbeing hutaubeing
being to attack Their Th ir rage r was simply plY terrific and andtheir andtheir andtheir
their buzzing was so loud that nothing iuc could be beheard b bheard beheard
heard at all beside They flew frantically fraatitsl through throughthe throughthe
the village stabbing at everything and in the morn morning tDor tDorinc iaonmS ¬
inc hundreds were found sticking to tree which whichthey whichthey whichthey
they had attacked in their blind fury These Theseall we weall were wereall
all as thin as a possible showing ahowiD < < that they tileJ1a had d found foundnothing f01lllllnothing foundnothing
nothing to feed upon that night 1 ch and all thena thenatives thenative dienatives
tives were so delighted that a grat4 holiday 1aolidaykept WAS WASkept w wkept
kept during which nothing but dancing wagand singing ainciscand singingand
and feasting was done and Martin was the hero ofthe of ofthe I Ithe
the hour hourGifts hourGifts hourGifts
Gifts were showered upon himby the thewell humblest humblestwell us uswell
well ss 8 the richest and be had a fortune fort e in m gel geldustalone foHdustalone tDild
d dustaloneDuring dustalone dustaloneDuring talone taloneDuring
During the day be told King Gumbo Gmatiowee about tb tbfierce ibe ibefierce
fierce animal that had pursued him and ad the k ki kisaid ant antsaid I Isaid >
said at once that they were all very much afraid of ofit ofit ofit
it and that it was was as called the Wampangus W UDpaDIUI Itin It Itdwek Itdwekin ewek ewekin
in a remote mountain cave c cave ve bot I Id btoedi orcaeionaBy io a y cany canydown t tdown
down d wn to the plains and an devouwtf deYo deYothere ttojyeople the iv firiife firiifethere g gthere
there The last time it had appeared tt it had got gothis pthis gbthis
his own brother Oogoobo and ate hint m one gulpfor gulp gulpfor pipfor
for it had a mouth as big bi < < as a door Its bdewaie bdewaietoo hide wa watoo w wtoo
too tough for arrows he said and it was so fleet of offoot GfIoot offoot
foot that no one could catch it itWhats anyhow anyhowWhats anyhowwhats
Whats the matter asked the king with J giving givingit Y DI DIit
it some of that stuff in your bottleOh bottle bottlelOh f fOh
Oh that wouldnt kill him replied p ed Martin MartinThats KartinThats MartinThats
Thats for coloring the hair hairWhat hairWhat hairWhat
What color does it make it asked the king longM kingYellow kingYellow
M Yellow like mine5 mine responded MartinThen Martin MartinThen niL niLThen
Then color mine that way at a once o once ee pJeaW saidGumbo said saidGumbo aidGumbo
Gumbo Ive always wished to be d different rent from fromthe fromthe frontthe
the common people and thatll do it itMartin it itMartin itMartin
Martin readily complied com withthe with tbero1al tbero1aland royal demandand demand dsaludand
and soon had the king ttajajHocks Jocks looking like the
ASTRANGE T RAN EC ENCOUNTER NT ERWITH ERWITHFEROCIOUS WITH WITHFEROCIOUS WITHFEROCIOUS
FEROCIOUS MOSQUFTOES MOSQUITOtSAWONDERFUL M 0 S UST SA SAWONDERFUL A AWONDERFUL
WONDERFUL HAIR HARRET 1 RESTORER RESTORERWON RESTORERWON R ER ERWON
WON FAVOR V OF F CURIOUS CUR10USMEN CUR10USMENj HEN HENtresses E Etresses
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tresses of a soubrette on her first firstmgbt firstmgbtIlis night nightHis nidtHis
His hair was a golden corncolor throughout but butit butit t tit
it used up the entire bottle and lid Martin told ld him toenjoy to toenjoy toeujoy
enjoy it while it lasted for in time its it glory would wouldpass woudpa wouldpass
pass pa away and there was no more to be procured procuredThe proeuredThe procuredThe
The king immediately went out and showed himself himselfto
to hi his people and they were stricken strid n dumb with withamazement withamuemMt withamazement
amazement and awe we He looked like an ebony and andgold aDdgold andgold
gold statue and the natives simply worshiped him himexpecting himtxpectiDc himexpecting
expecting him to sprout wings next and soar in the theair theair theair
air air They ne were convinced that be e was a different differentbeing diferentbeing differentbeing
being and thats what hfe s desired des ed so aH Were very ft1r ft1rhappy
happy and nd contented The king Jr wuked asked Martin artin toremain to toremain torema
remain rema J1 with them and get married at once offs offsto o oto oto
to help him pick out a wife but when the boy t tald taldhim Ja Jahim
him that ho had promised promi ed to marry a girl plthe at atthe 1 1the
the monarch didnt insist and Martin tia tiamuch was waamuch wasmuch
much relieved indeedGumbo indeed indeedGumbo iodeeaGQJ
Gumbo GQJ > > ho took him out driving driY Dg behind his team of ofsera ofan ofulnas
ulnas sera an and they went fishing in the beautiful lakes lakesof Jabsof lakeof
of the country where they th r had great sport and each eachmorning echmoming eachmorning
morning the people ple rejoiced more and more aa they theyrealised theyrealiaed theyrealized
realized that the terrible mosquitoes were defeated defeatedMartin cWeet8dJiartm defeatedMartin
Martin filled the peroxide bottle with hairesed to totakehome toi totakejhome
takehome i e ome to Uncle Amos one day while out driving drivingand drim drimaad drivingaad
aad he noticed also that his own curly locks weregrowing were weregrowing wereFOw
growing FOw JI long very fft7 rapidly although he always wore worehis worehit worehis
his cap capSeveral ea easewI capSeveral
Several Several days passed pu ed in feasting and pleasure of ofevery ofl ofoiery
every kind l Dd and Martin was enjoying his I s visit fiIitoeemJll sir sirfor x xceedutglj
ceedutglj oeemJll 7 for the natives were very yu v nice Dicemorn Each Eachmorning Eachmorning
morning morning morn Jll the mosquitoes had gone away madder and andthinner andtab andthinner
thinner tab than ever eteraad and buzzing louder and each day daythe cIa cIat daythe
the t e people peoplewho had rejoiced more in their relief Men Menwho KeDw
who w Bad not slept for years now grew fat and poor poorHide poorJiWe r rlittle
Hide babies which had been tapped to again and again againof a in inof
of almost every drop op of blood by the awful insects insectswere uets1MciDI insectswere
were wereinning 1MciDI beginning inning IIC to coo and crow in isand contenfcnent contenfcnentand 1 t T TaDCia
and aDCia the king k kigsaid III said I d that if it were not 1 for the hannt bssiaatnag hanntiag JIaatof
iag nag dread of the W Wampangus they tile wnsiM he II IIpWey eom eompletelyapd eaaiP
pletelyapd pWey P Y apd utterly taCIy happy haPP1THE happyf
f 1
THE AWFUL ANIMAL KILLCST KILLCSTThe KlUDTJe KIUneThewrynext
Thewrynext The very next night after afterbebad he had andthis andthisrlloW said this tI the theierrtole dieriWe
ierrtole rlloW riWe Wampangus we w was reported to be approaching approachingthe aPPB aPPBthe a atH
the rage and all the people Ie were we weway re rethis filled with terror tenorIee terrorfleeing
fleeing Iee leeltiganinMt IIC this 1Ja I way and that in I1 blind fright Aa I the theanimal theaaiaIal
animal was sure re to attack as soon n a a darkness fell felleach felleach felleach
each family rami trembled for no one knew where he hewould heWOvW hewound
would go first nor who would be the victim Itffretrw It Itpew ItFW
pew d darken iiOer JDdduker l and itd darker slowly and then suddenly suddenlythe widdenlythe Idmlr Idmlrthe
the wailing wa 1iD howl of the animal u mal was distinctly di heardin heard heardin heardin
in the gloom of the laefore forest t near the thewiJd villajwt villajwtA
A wild cry went up in answer IlD wer and Dd all all cowered in inthe inthe inthe
the dusky shadows But as the animal a imal came em nearer nearerand DMrernd nearerand
and nd somepf somej > f the people who lived on bn the outskirts of oftown oftown oftown
town were just ju t able bIe to distinguish its figure in the theshade theof theshade
shade of a dump of Strabismus trees t a wild yell yellarose 1ellUOIl8 yellarose
arose from it it More yells and loud bowls followedand followed followedand foUowedud
and the Wan Wampangus P Pinto was seen to flee with all aIlapee1 aIlapee1into speed speedinto
into the deep woods Everybody wondered what whatwhich whathad whathad
had happned ha Finally after a long wait during duringw1 duringwhich
which w1 elt the creature was ea momentarily expected to toxeturn toJe toit
xeturn Je um it was noticed by Martin that there were no nomosquitoes noJBOIquiw nomosquitoes
mosquitoes outside of the windows windo This was very verysurprising 1IU1urpriaiAc verybut
surprising but somebody somebod then observed ob erwd that since sincethe sincethe iDeethe
the Wampangus had disappeared the mosquitoeshad mosquitoes toes toeshad
had vanished So the flight of the animal was con connected conJI8eted eonneeted ¬
nected in aome eo some way with the insects and all went wentto wentto wentto
to bed at t last hoping it would not return returnIt retumIt returnIt
It did notNsome not eo me back nor did the mosquitoes JDOeQ1I tOeI but butin butm butm
in m the morning JDOfD moaning JW some early hunters going IO going DC through throughthe d1rouchthe throughthe
the forest discovered a mass of hair hide and hones honesbeneath 1MmeshcMath bonebeneath
beneath a tree tl eand and examining Inii it carefully they theyfound tbqfou theyfound
found fou that it was all that was left of the Warn YamThe Warnfamished Warnpattcas
pattcas v vThe
The famished fa ahed and infuriated mosquitoes DIOICJ1 teei had a atacked at attaeked attacked
tacked him and in spite of his h I struggle stru 1M and howls howlsof laoIsof howlsof
of anguish had soon taken every drop of blood from fromhim fromhim fromhim
him and as there were so many million of them themthey themthe themthey
they the left nothing noth D of him but the very toughest parts partsThen partThen partsThen
Then in the afternoon another ano important discovery dUeoftrythat discoverywas
was made madethat that millions of dead mosquitoes mOlqmtoel1ay lay on onthe onthe onthe
the lakes shore Soea it was was seen seen that thaiiIae somehow somehowthe somehowthe
the blood of the Wampangus had proved fatal to tothe tothe tothe
the insect IIeeU for on going IO D < < to drink after the featthey feast feastthey ftthe
they the had dropped dead in whole hole rows Not X oi oiquito a moa moaqnito moequito
quito was left in King Gumbos dominions domini and thelend the thelend theIud
lend became a paradise paradi e to dwell inMartin in inMartin 1 1rtin
Martin rtin lived there nearly a year before a hip ahipcame shipcase hipa1oacand
came along alongand and he took passage for home Theking The Theking ThekiD
king kiD < < showered more gifts upon him I m as did aU the thepeople thepeQple thepeople
people and he took aboard the shin hi > more ID N than a tonof ton tonof tonof
of gold not n t to speak of pearls and ivory He promised prom promised promised ¬
ised to come back to the village in some day and so sothey aothe sothey
they the were not utterly heartbroken at t his going I DI DIpe hut hutgave butgave
gave three cheers as the ship sailed away awayWhen swayWhen wqWhen
When he reached home Uncle U Dele Amos almost had hadheart iadheart badheart
heart disease at sight of him having long lOll < < considered consideredhim eoDSidend1im considerednisi
him as dead but Martin told to him th that although althoughhe
he knew of the plot to throw him overheard he for forgave 101cave ¬
forgave
gave himUncle him himUncle himU
Uncle U Dele Amos was relieved H Hie told Martin arn that thathe tliaiM thatha
he had found valuable w sardine oil OB the property propertybut propertybut
but it needed an experienced espet nun to sss ssssagestiit adtfcpefc ot itand itandauggesting 1 lo and andtithat
auggesting tithat that he hire him to take tab chaxge of the thework thew thework
work w rk
UNCLE AMOr HAIR KEPT MtftV Nt Ntartin nosMartin JpflPf JpflPfMartin
Martin artin agreed to do that bet TJnde Uac1 Uac1did it 4loq ner nerdid vr vrdid
did it it He had other + work to attend atttrM11iD to after that thatand thatawl thatand
and too he never had time for more plots for forthis fort forthis
this t is is what happened He had been courting a girl pirlfor girlfor irl irlfor
for many years ean and as a he grew balder she thought thoughtless thoughtl thoughtlei
less l and an < < less of him When Martin Mart in gave him the thejtettle thetI theth
jtettle tI th of hairseed he instantly iutantJ iu tantly ru ruHJcl rul > ir i < l it all ll into his hisjScalp hiaeJa hisrialp
jScalp enough eJa ugh in fact for an n army of f men and at atonce atODC8hair atoncelair
once ODC8hair hair began to sprout like wat wutf r from a spigot spigotHewras SpigltHe spigotHe
Hewras He wa + waa enveloped in a torrent of hair in two hours hoursand h hoursand LlIl LlIlnd
and nd ever after that hu ht li wag obliged oblig > d t spend every everyblessed everyblessed etJ etJblesaed
blessed hour between betn > cll meals in a barb barlVa ba r1 rs chair get gttrting getdDcit getdug
ting dDcit it cut Thats how Alec Di Yf YCtlljl 1r1 < ini i the barber barbergot barLerrot barbergot
got rich and went back to Italy as a i prnaee prnaeeUncle nace In1CeUncle > naceUncle
Uncle Amos never got the girl mil I so he us usproperly WIproperly tiwsproperly
properly punished for hU duplicity dnp1 eit iad cunning cunningwhiteMartin eunnil1 eunnil1whileMartin ennnit ennnitwhile
while whiteMartin Martin now wealthy as a is a kin and A d as happy happyspends hap hapapends happs
s spends all his time t nw sailing s3iin over nv tr r f ii 1L world on a 8not l Isteam > ij ijteam
team yacht not forgetting cL IL acv a year to stop stopthe stopthe v vthe
the land of the Umpiwallagas where be always h hthe bl10t bl10tthe linithe
the very best time of all and where he is going n ntake Iitab t ttake
take me when hen I can get a m month monthWALT nth of ofWAJT oCr oCrWALT
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