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J 1J 1 THE SALT LAOHERALD LAD HE ATD A SUNDAY t T JUNE j 26 26rn 2 2I 6 1101 1101j
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I A Mc al Good rn Stories
I I 1 f 1 Children
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Na1 kingdom of Airophia wWek wbkahhe is so small smallI
Ilf I Out 6atifi itanotQnt itanotQntfor itfe not on the map so theftf a fin no we u e in inlooking inIookiac
looking for II yet et which snail 1148 fs 4i i is i4 i4many has hasmany IliamauT
many dark forests where t1 the e wild deer rove rov and andeven andeven andeven
even wolves are said to prowl per pernamed t h there tb 8 lived a boy boynamed boynamed
named Eric Hertaan t with an old man whom whonmaaesup whonmaaesupwss ie sup supposed auppoeed ¬
posed PowIn was his grandfather grandfatherIn
In truth this thisoId old man Victor Hertzes was not notrelatioaof a arelation aat
relation relatioaof of the bop borat bopwhen at all aILn The fed had keen found foundwhen 0UDdwllea
when ft a mall u child sitting betide be de the road in m the thewoods tilewoods thewoode
woods on a winter evening eveningThe eveningThe eveningThe
The tracks tracl of a carriage in the deep snow that thatlay thati thatlay
i lay in the road were the only signs that human humanbeings h1lDlDbeiup huuaanbeings
beings had passed by and Victor always al s supposed supposedthat sup supthat auppreedthat
that the child who was little JDOI more than a baby by had hadfallen hadfa hadfallen
fallen fa n from the carriage and hadnot bad not been missedhappening missed missedbut mi88edbut
but as strange things had and were still stillin happening happeningin
in th the Dark Forest Fore t perhaps perh ps some other explanation explanationof
of the occurrence might be foundThe found foundThe foUDdThe
The huntsman Jnmt aintamaning maD however didnt bother about find finding hell
ing l any explanation he expected that the people peoplewho peoPewho peoplewho
who had lost Io t the pretty child would soon comeseek comeseeking come comeing comeeeking
ing for him but that never happened The boy boyseemed toyaeem boyseemed
aeem seemed d completely oompJe forgotten and as years passed passedITertzen pauednerUeB pissedHertaen
ITertzen too almost almo t forgot that be was not notehild his hischild bischild
child for he had named DfJD d him after a son who whodead was wasdead wardead
dead and the boy grew up n in the belief that the old oidman oIItman oldman
man was realty his grandfather grandfatherTogether grandfatherTopther grandfatherTogether
Together they hunted the deer and the hares andthere and andthere a1Idthere
there was not a spot in in the forest that the lad didnZt didnZtknow di dilmo edntknow
know lmo ahDo almost t as well as he did the two rooms in their theUho theirhouse theirhouse
house ho except oept of course the dread region regwn known knownfar Imowafar knownfar
far and wide as the Enchanted VaDe7wI Valley which eIt eIthacI he hehad hehad
had never ver dared to explore 10 although he wed to tomake toMid touuaka
make the bold at tx = L LThis a aThis
iA11I iA11IEMIIantec1
This ISnchanted Valley Va1le71q lay over 0 the mountain IDO IDOwu and andwas sadwas
was 8I shrouded ouIWd in tall trees ti s that kept b t the RII1i RII1ifrom sunlight sunlightfrom mthghtfrom
from ever reaching the ground even on the bright brightest 1m I Iest ¬
est summer s1Dl 1Der day dayGreat dayGreat y yGreat
Great poisonouslooking po JouslookiD < < toadstools covered the theearth theearth theearth
earth at the entrance en aDee to the valley prostrate tree treetrunks treetn treetrumks
trunks tn d moulded away where they had fallen across acrossthe acrOI acrOIthe acrossthe
> the ancient grassgrown road that led into iDt its gloom glooma
a road d that no man traveled and long dank stream streamers ¬
c ers of gray moss mo s hung h from the limbs bs of dead trees treeswaving treesI tr trwa
I wa waving in the th breeze like outstretched fingers that thatteemed thatbeemed thatseemed
teemed to warn Warn m off intruders into this forbid forbidspot forbidding forbiddingspok f rbid < finc fincJ
spot spokBirds spotBirds J
Birds Bild were never heard to sing in this valley in inrain invain invain
vain Eric stood peering into its gloomy gloo depths and andlistened andliateDed andlistened
listened for a songbirds soi birda note DO fe j aU was silent as the thetomb thetomb
I 4 tomb tombThat tombThat tombThat
That once upon a time men mennalong passedthrough itaJo it italong
along aJo the old road was proved by b the road it ityet itlCl1t itlCl1tJet i iyet
yet this thi must have been hundreds of years age agethought Jri JrithDugiat Erie Eriethought
thought for a tree had grown right in the middle middleof
of the roadway r + But after all sine I me trees treesrapidly grow aro1r aro1rrapidly very veryrapidly
rapidly and this 8 one may have been merely sixty a t70I t70IIeVfJDV or orseventy orseventy
seventy years old oldFrom oldFrom oldFrom
From the top of the mountain he could see plain plainly plainJy ¬
ly where the road had run along the valley when his hisgrandfather hi hignmdfather hisgrandfather
grandfather pointed po Jded out to him that the newer trees treesdiffered ue uedi treesdiffered
differed di ered from om the old growth both in sUe andkiad andkiadbut and land landbut kindbut
but the huntsman could not tell him how many years yearsago yeallJqo yearsago
ago the road was used by men menThe men1he menThe
The 1he Enchanted Forest was here be when I IJaid cane canesaid camesaid
said the old man and it looked pretty nearby as it
does now as far as I can see seeHave seeHaft seeFaye
Have you never tried to explore it fI asked Erie EricYes ErieY ErieYes
Y Yes I made the attempt once 0D e replied repliedhie his grand ¬
father I never tried again againWhat againWhat againWbat
What happened eagerly inquired the boy
iI I I was scared se bad that I thought my hair t rust rusthave cu ust usthave t tI ttamed I
have turned gray 1 responded the huntsmanSomI huntsman8om huntsman8omthing huntamanSomcrthiDc <
thing I know not what came at me in the gloom gloomwith gloomwith gloomwith
with a hoarse snarling yell that chilled my blood bloodcausing bloodcauaiDg bloodeuaing
causing me to turn and ny fty b like the wind It looked lookedsomewhat lookedIIOJD lookedsomewhat
IIOJD somewhat wW like an enormous bird with bats wings wingsnd wiDgaDd wingsand
aDd nd it had eyes that lighted up the darkness da ues like likelamps likelamps likelamps
lamps 1 That was enough tID01I for me I never ttever eyer tried it itgain itacaiD itI
gain agsta I teD you I have always had enough ria to tooc tooce1IP7 oc occupy ocsunny ¬
sunny ny time without bothering about aIJo t the t e En Euedaa Enchasted EnL
edaa chasted L 1 Valley V for after all all what would It 1tto Benefit bitins Benefitme
me to explore it aD7W7lad anywayt7nsa anyway anywayOaa
Oaa might find interesting iD tip in there tlaesahs thereHy t tT
Hy hs s nhd T 1 fine as he gated down do into ato the tilewere tiefar treuto treutofor
for the thetwo tvo were sitting I on a racktirntgupoa racktirntgupoame rock waxnpon waxnponanowatainsifoi UPoa UPoamt8Ia
anowatainsifoi mt8Ia me iii4de li P1 Barnaps raps Iaa an old castle or 01pot maybe w wWefl e epot a apot
pot of gold pdWeD V VW
WeD W much as we need the gold I do dont 1 want to togo togG togo
go in there and seek kt it aid Aert Hertsen taeD en I am tooold tooold too tooold
old to get another such a fright friabtNow Now a beat or a awolf awolf awolf
wolf wouldnt scare me a bit l t be butt something wane Dc thatsr thats thatslike thatsJib
r l like no national animal makes my mybloGd blood Curdle curdle1When eudIeWhen CurdleI
I When I get bigger bi er I think thi ill try it Its some gonething something ¬
0 thing to boast Itoaatof of that one OD has been where no man manever manI manever
ever dared to go said Eric EricBut ErieBu EricBut
I But Bu you ou couldnt make that boast replied theold theold the theold
old man 1 I knew a man who went eat into the Valley Valleyoften Pallsoftmt
often and at night J ght too tooWhy tOoWIt7 tooWhy
I Why you never told 1pe toe 1e that aat f cried Eric Who Ilfiowas WhoWhen Whowas
was this daring man manWhes Y YI
When I was a small boy I worked for a wizard wutardsaid wiiardsaad wizardsaid
said thehuntsman n This wizards name was wasand wasand Ada Adaand
> and be was a wonder He could conjure to beat betatbaud the theband IhaaBand
band raise raiseup up storms drive away spooks and wartsfind warts wartsfind wanIi
find Ii I ld lost 1os articles predict p iet election results read let letttra Jetrs lett
1 ttra t rs without opening them cure the he colic and andspavins andIpaV
spavins IpaV DI by saying some magic words 1fOIdaj In l fact I can canloffin csnLogin
Login to remember the things th t a he heuHe eo eoapd d do < kHe V
I uHe He vi simply prodigious pr and Wbl white I I It vdm wtafeatf d di
t i for + e r him ever wer failed at a thing tJU ahhough alb gh mind mindnu
7 nu < l u he > mighty lIl ghty old man then After Af ter he died I Iad
f i ad m < i of hiabooks his books but J confess COI eu tL that t Iicver I Inever
11 never g i much ueb knowledge Jm w from f rpJJJ the theWhav them yt ytWhs
Whav me of those books inquired Eric EricI
1 F a agerly agerlye erly
I have h ve them 11 n laid 11 lot avy a LL iL i lJi v ciiooi k up in inihe
j ihe l c loft replied the huntsman huntsmanThen huntsmanThen huntsmanThen
Then I will read them myself 1 cried the boy
1 want to know what the old wizard did to drive driveFAay driveay
1 P FAay vay ay warte Ive pot ot two twoQL twoOl
QL that tlwt cu 1 < eiiuijli Cll < LL said aiJ Ilertzcii 1 can callI
S0111Jthing V Vast art and DragonLfke DragonLfkejj kc kcrEmerged
jj t Emerged From t the Dax Darkness DarkneSsJ s J r L dom
teQ tsi you that myself my eIf You bleed the wart put some someblood someo someblood
blood on o a piece of bread and lay it in In the 1 uad uadWhoever sad JacLftoe sadWhoever
Whoever ftoe er picks pW s i it up will get your warts within a aMonth aI a1m aaonthl
Month MonthOh aonthlOh I
Oh but I dont t want anybody else to get em emcried emeried emerred
cried the boy boyI wish them to just go O away yl ylWell I IWell
Well perhaps old Wizard Adams book may ay have havesome hne1OOl1i ha hasome
some remedy I 1OOl1i dont recollect I never saw him himsure him1U8 himure
sure warts wartsDid wartDid wartsDid
Did you ever t tOh see him m conjure at alt all asked ed the thelad the1ad thelad
lad ladOh
Oh plenty of times responded re poaded his hi grandfather grandfatherHe
He He used to burn herbs he that smelt eli awful mI and say saythe saythe 8Ythe
the most tremendous spells The night before he hedied hedi hedied
died di I recall he was fussing round until m til midnightburning midnightburning midnight midnightburning
burning blue lights and stinking up the atmosphere atmospheresomething atmosphere8O atmospheresomething
something 8O hing dreadful but nothing happened as far as asI asI asI
I could see seeDid MeeJ MeeJDid seeDid
Did he ever bewitch anybody a that you knew f f in inquired inquired rnquwred ¬
quired Eric EricWell ErieWell EricWell
Well I couldnt swear to thatl said HertzenYou Hertzen HertzenYou XertzenYou
You see ee he didnt tell ll me > his J a secrets jin in n fact factha fact1e
ha died without revealing something IOIBethiJwthat that might mightW miahiLII mightTTT
LII t pz pzva
va WiB1ru I 1 1JI
TTT l JI J Jl J4Iebef < I Itlia
W Hh 4Iebef tlia day bef beforehe passed aHay uelregFwrihtg ewlagB ewlagBfojBr 1 LU LUfOR ae
fOR dollars cI Dan too toowhieh which I I never gotr4 go e went out outjust 00 00Jt outju
just ju st about a1O dark into the tieood woods and I f followed Do him 1WDat himat himat
at fk s distance having a curiosity to see what he was wasabout wasal wasabout
about al out although I hadnever had = never bothered about his do doings doms doinge ¬
ings ms before that I now n nqw w wish that I had taken ad advantage advantqe advantage ¬
vantage of my chances and learned more of his histricks histricks histricks
tricks He had something tI thing ng hidden hi den under his cloak cloakaad cloakI cloakaiid
aad I was was curious to know what it was and what whathe whathewas whathowas he hewas
was about to do with it itI itI
I 1 followed him hi Lov over r to the big rock and then thendown thendown thendown
down by the brook brookoo and across a ross it until he Came to the theold theoldhlaated theold
oldhlaated old blasted poplartree poplar tree that tI1 Stands aDds an au alone one where wherethe wherethe wherethe
the road turns ana aD and there he stopped t pped and looked all allabout aUboat allabout
about I crouched behind a bosh When he was sure surenobody sueDOItody surenobody
nobody was looking he walked away from the tree treeand treeand treeand
and I thought ht he was w measuring me81II Dg off the distance distancebut dhtuacebut dlstaneebut
but I never er thought of f counting his hi steps 1 I wish wishI wi wiIbM
IbM I had hatidr hatidrWhy
IbM11Iyr hadWhy 11Iyr Why asked a the boy boyBecause boyBecause boyBecause
Because he hestoPitedwJien stopped when jie he was a distance nte from fromthe fromtho fromthe
the tree t and took aJspade jademm from under his hi cloak and andthen aadibell andthen
then he bejqau Lc n 10 o dia deg in a great hurry When he had hadmade hadmad hadmach
made i a hole big enough enoi h to t 4 4ury > ury a cat in he took tookSOJia tootsorpetang tooksomething
something SOJia thiDg else from beneath his cloak and put put t it in invv inthe inthe
the hole vv alter which i be hastily shoveled the f finto earth earthinto earthinto
into it and uclleveled leveled it off offThen dlIm ofThen
Then he hastened away and I followed him for fora
a storm was near and in fact I only escaped a asoaking aaoaJ asoskisg
soaking aoaJ because I ran hone faster than he h for I Iwas Iwas Iwas
was afraid hed find that tiat t f llaad had been out He came
home homedreadfully 1beadfU 7 wet and nd caught would al cold that finished finishedhim lnisheclhim finishedhim
him himf
f WellI WelL I suppose you went and duff d up 11 What he hehad hehad behad
had wohrrar Iai hidden t f > guessed the boy boyItrWto
ItrWto I trie tried to b t t fajedIn fa f ecLIn ed In the first place the rain rainhad rainhad rainhad
had leveled 1ev fedt1i the soil and completely concealed theM the thespo thepott
spo M pott by 1 Y oitkinf s all vthe t e Ieid field into a mod puddle OddIe and andin andin andin
in the t1i day titWt time I CVttMnt t discover r in iajust just what di diralked dii
i > Mt ve1l4 ralked d err away ilOlD irom ro m the tree treednfyon treer
r 41 dnfyon 6 C7 yen 11 dig all about I asked Eric Erich Eric0Thateigaety
0Thateigaety h e t e acUy J bat t I ldidnd did and I dug and dug for fortwenty fort fortwee
twenty t dare > > bat I5 f ever er diseovered dio tbsecretAfall tboseeret tboseeretAfte t taJC
Afall Afte alC fer perhaps It w was i nothing n of importance importancesaid 1IIIp rt ee eeoW
said the e old o man with ntiaa a sigh sighsuppose iP iPj iPi
suppose i iiet if HI 1 had pat in hi aJltiJ alt aUtIsdobg that time in indollar ind
dollar d SJW some sort of work I would have Ye fen ribk but butthellpught butof butthe
thellpught the btof of the treasure hidden therein the therarntbe W n the field fieldkept eld eldDll9ltually
kept se nie perpetually etually on the jump I would wake at atht aiWad atgird
ht Kd go out to o dig and I really think that I Iwe IJaMreturned Ituned
JaMreturned we turned oyer over every e ery inch of soil oil for a hundred hundredyards hundredprde hundredyards
yards about the old dead poplar tree treePrrhnps treePfrhnp treePerhaps
Perhaps the wizard came C < lI1lt buck later that liight uigtatand liightand ui l1t l1tand
and dug up the treasure tree nre himself suggested the
boy 00
Gracious I I never once thought of that cried criedthe criedihe criedthe
the huntsman But no That is quite impossible impossibleas mf 5sibtl
as 1 lie was va never out of my sight afterward No Nothats Xothat u uthats
thats that not the solution of it but per perhaps perhapselse hap < somubudj somubudjelse lltlL lltlLctse
else saw aw himbury him bur bury it and came immediately to the thespot theItpot thespot
spot and removed the treasure whatever it was wasBut wasBut wasBut
But you said aidt that t you had seen the wizard go
into the Enchanted E cI Valley and at night nightYes nightY nightYes
Yes Y > s I have gone with him to carry carry his hi cloak and andbooLo andOUh
boui booLo OUh wit tUatt W1 c ouov bus Lui b wi u wura < iu r i 11roT 11roTce xuuuujoed
> ce > c c = f 7 p v > > o
1 1far i
far frogs f the Ie confines OO De8 of the gloomy plans plaeean4 an ani even evenhad evenhad TeJl TeJlhad
had he conmajided coded ed inns to follow him Ja u I would never Weyerhave neverhave D fer ferhaft
have dared dar lto to venture tenture uie within its forbiddii forbiddii4Wh forbi forbiWhat forbiWhht
4Wh What l do d yom y yob suppose he did in the theValleyf theVaUe7 Enchanted EnchantedFaueyriaguired
Valleyf Faueyriaguired iwired Ericneveri Eric Ericvel
51 JJCver vel even even guessed near it exclaimed laimed the old oldman oldman Id Idman
man man What WJiatwO would t a Wizard W zarddo do inauch in 1uch aplacebut aplacebuthobnob a place buthobobvitp but buthobJUibwit1
hobnob hobJUibwit1 with demons d mo elves lvesand and nd witches like himself himselfand 1aimselfaDd himselfand
and practice pra tic i his spells where no eyes could spy upon uponhim uponhim aponhim
him 1 I am certain that all the wizzing he did at athome a ahOJD6wU athome
home hOJD6wU was was very VerY simple s JQple acid d even even a bit foolish just juststuff junstd juststuff
stuff to delude the simple villagers and woodsmen woodsmenhereabouts woodsmenrts woodsmenhereabouts
hereaboutsOf hereabouts hereaboutsMOf rts rtsOfcoune
MOf Of Ofcoune course course he kept hfi1 strong conjuring seeret secretand seeretand seeretand
and very private You kftow oW anybody can grea greacats greflte a aeats acats
cats eats tail to t9wse chase away cockroaches cOckroa hes from a ho hoor hoMe hoMeor hoor
or hang haD the left hind leg of a frog in the mint house houseto 1tou bourseto e et
to t keep J ep cream frojfi frOJ souring ouri g during a thunder storm stormOne attormOne AtormOne
One doesnH doe have eto to go to a regular wizard for such suchspells aucIaspe suchspouts
spells spe youvknow youvknowB your bow kiiowBut bowBut
B But tI IeIIY I say Id like to t know who first rst found out outthe o othe outthe
the valley yy was enchanted asked a ed Eric EricOft Ericfha Erict
t Oft that t was discovered ve d ages a es ago 8 < < 0 for 11 in aH the ihew 1Mboptfit1f
w > t boptfit1f boc itiei r ions lonoiJeiDc lonoiJeiDcneJ cis fin finmarvels wi wiiaaryeh
marvels neJ andjajmgcr and Dd nge ersj replied the old oldl woodsmans woodsman
4 l Q I suppose a that t in intte tie time of knights and andmen armed armedmen armoLmen
men they perhaps used to venture in there in inof inalive seare searedoing
of alive dthoughi houglu Ere e never read about abouof aboutof
of tJDn doing do g it andprobably and < pr PP9faWy bably they never returned returnedthanI re returnedto rDed rDedjo
jo ten tbdr = 4tories Jie spy If t1 JvwQ7 ej w any more morethan ore orethan
than thanI > I did they were simply m ply ly scared s ared to death I Ireckon II Ie IWell
reckon > I
Well eB e saidEric d Eric rjc deefdedly deer i 1y I intend int to read readthose readthere I Itho
those tho vizarjl ll Books righlrelnls right ° ea ia soon oon as we we1tome we1tomeand wet get home homeand homeand
and aftthiefF after tk 4 t am ani m going wto tn4 inLci the Enchanted XecJ mte l Val Valley V Vley Vii10r ¬
ley and see seewhaVsthere seewhaVsthereUWa whats there theereWell P PWeB
WeB yqfn may go for i0is 1 a good < < ood thing for a aladto a aa
ladto a to test bos couur courage urap and ant a d you yoitmed need not be ashamed ashamedif
if fear ar aeuser ae you IBetleV anHirbigger anJ b r men than you youor YOl1or youor
or T b have ve1teen been frightened fri htened si siqybt s by what they the saw sawonly sawonly sawonly
only a few yards from f m tho entrance e ti bCe of the valley valleyso
so if il701J you come tying out as white as a sheet ie etI I shall shallnet sba1laJloUJIDl shallnot
net laugh at aJloUJIDl atyu jrou > r my son sonSo sonh9o
So when imf thqQhed readied rea hed home the thew woodeman got outthe out outthe outtItC
the the old beaks a slid nJ d Eric went at them instantly They Tieywere Theywece T e7
were IIW Sed with wi siHy and fool foolish th recces thatmaad thatmaadeven ° c ce i ieven
even e the boy r smile we i and lIe werotugritten were wxitten w tten in very ftlThiah ftlThiah1aDj hiahaq high highsonnding
sonnding aq language 1aDj age buVwiUtbut hett1ritJrq bitrwithbutiouch much 1ICb acute aenseYst acuteY IM IMiit
i 61J1F 61J1Fy
Yst y > hsveid ore and there there becameupon he came upon what seenMtd to toM t4be tobe
be the f eciaies Vei of ancient cjent JI14C magic c frop ro4m 04D the days of ofAr the thauPersius theArahiiM
Ar ArahiiM al d Persians Pe1J1j15woonmacic1U8 when magic magic was magic but butthesfe 1m 1mwere butth
th thesfe atips were so incomplete that they t y only < Iftbhim y fie Uadehim fiehim
him miisW spell spe for instance that would o d change changea cu cuaJllJt c ca
a aJllJt man mast in iite 0 a white horse was half told and andthen then all allmuddled aUm11dctW1tPth allmuddled
muddled m11dctW1tPth isis with words and phrases in some some utnlawwq un unknownjtongne unJmowa
knownjtongne Jmowa tie c the magic formula for lying flyingthrough lyingtbr lyingthro
tbr thro through tdrhe 1B6 h6 air or for becoming invisible was waswntteMiti waswri waswritteatlatia
wntteMiti wri spaees apa left blank so 8 that t tthe they were werequite 1feJ 1feJquit6 werequits
quite atormWs to anybody anyb dy who knew not no the miss missQsBV J missing s siD
iD ing z
ingtfipet tfipet 1 Y4like t1ike a peingco guessing coe i is p pousV pousVcried
cried iiIIt iitWi y QsBV > not half as s easy easy I Td t dram dramr I Id ratber ratberns4es
r ns4es s than try to gvftss this < v S Sfe s shsL
fe hsL d Iou d lt that tr the old d dc wizard had been a aUndent acs
c cs Undent of Ojan1Dl animals birds and andbad insects and andseen andhad
bad the JtraJWOot atraagos thing that be beseen 1
seen 1 seen I6 in t o woods by day and aradnight night so sotbat thatall that after afterall ft ia iaall
all Erie learned many a fact that tIsathe he hebeen might h ve vebeen + J Jbeen
been unable to discover dL < lCoycr by himself sharp aVlfi asfiireyes aVlfieyes r reye
eyes were wereHe wereHe wereHa
He learned too what plants were used to cure curedinftsssSi cureof cureof
dinftsssSi son of men and animals so that tha after a afew afew afew
few wsrJu of ofsM stay st dy end nd experiment esiJer nent he wasable was > able to toconcoct toconcoct toconcoct
concoct some some wonderful mixtures that cured his hisneighbors hisneildlbors hisneighbors
neighbors cows and horses of various illnesses illnessestheir illnessestheir illnessestheir
their chickens of the pip their cats and dogs of ofwhat ofwha ofwhat
what ailed ailedthe them and soon 500 be pt1 e was in a fair jr way tobe to tobe tobe
be considered quite quitea a little wizard himself although althoughthat dthoqhthat elthoaghthat
that really as he well wellknew knew was was nearly impossible impossibleuntil impossiWeuntilh impossibleuntil
until untilh be was able to understand the mysterious mysterioushooka mYSteriousbooks mysteriousbooks
books much better betterOn betterOn betterOn
On the last page of r ow > ne boo bItL b wore a number of offiguresas ofiJ offigweegas
figuresas if the wizard had been studying stu yiug atiihautic atiihau uithmctic
tic and elow ow them I was written this sentence sentenceXXXP4CES sentenceXXXPACES sentenceXXXPACES
TJUswu This was the greatest and hardest spume ofalll ofalllWhit of sill aUtt sillwlattt
Whit t the straight row of Is meant Eric could net netimagine notend DOtpd
imagine and he pondered over it for many an hemuntil hourthe hour hour1I11til
until 1I11til the woodsman Yo n grew alarmed at such absorp absorption ab abaeorptiou4 orp ¬
tion One 0 night he was thinking tlih1 ng very hard when whensuddenly wbeasuddeubt whensuddenly
suddenly a tiny t IQ ray r7of of light shot across Cro his mind mindPerhaps mindPerha mindPerhaplt
Perhaps Perha the Is Isare are merely parts of letters t he hefTfti heewlsitned e ee1pi
fTfti ewlsitned e1pi HJip and audina instantly tJy copied them on another anothersheet anotheraJet anothersheet
sheet of paper after which he began to make other otherletters other1ettenof otherIetters
letters 1ettenof of them in an endeavor to form words that thatwould that1fould thatwould
would make sense se le of the whole boJe sentence If you youtry y youtry u utry
try it yourself you will see what a difficult di icult task the thelad thebdlIad thelad
lad bdlIad had M LthiaMle1f LthiaMle1fYet himself himselfYet himselfYet
Yet he was Was now DO 90 JO sure that he was on the right righttftack ri rightbrick Iai IaitJJack
brick that he never stopped although it seemed im impossible imjble impossible ¬
possible jble to t find the correct words but happening to tothink i9 i9d tothink
think d k of the blasted poplar tree near which the thewizard thewiItmI thewizard
wizard had buried the mysterious somethinr y all allsuddenly alli allspadebecame
spadebecame suddenly i became clear as light itself He rapidly rapidlyadded rap rapidlyadded db dbwed
added wed to to the eight Is 1 the needed marks to form the thewords thewrda theprds
words wordsmilim prds
milim emss sjfchBBnc 11 Je ran complete 1 It was i7 Jju ra rame apd apdrd d d1CII
rd moon me was s fw f all too and shining an iJl in on onJ km as he hewTomorr hee
J Jtcil JtcilJ
wTomorr e orisight wnight at seven mm m go andwheat and t tiC tiCtile UMTS UMTSwhere
where the abadow ends he cried erredrune < < WhaeW is ismu 15i
mu perhaps its i there thereyot yet and grandf cnndfaI8 atttr neiex neiexeame never nevercame
eame came near I8 1r Iit it with wathiiis his spade spadeHe spadeBe spadeHe
He could scareely sc roely Jy wait for night nichtto to fall falld next nextday wtday
day d y but at lest t darkness aArknessC8JD came and the great rouaet rouaetmoon roU roU1I1OOIl rouitmoon
moon moon perfeetlyv pa ect1rfuJJ ectly full rose ro e over the tJ e low hill in the theeast theeas theeast
east eastTfie eas
eastTire Tire blasted poplar tree gnarled and leafless east eastlong e estraight easta
a long straight shadow across the field like a finger finguirpointing 1iD fingerpointing r rpo
pointing po toward the hiding place of the treasure treasureAt treasureAt treasureAt
At seven V D oclock the t e shadow ahadowended ended exactly where wherema1l a aemail asmell
email burdock grew and pulling up the weed Eric Ericbegan Ericbegan Ericbegan
began to dig hurriedly as if he feared Ired the shadow shadowmight sUdowmiatai shadowmove
might move away and carry the buried treasure treasurewithf treasmewi treasurewith
withf wi with it In a few minutes the spade s ruek sometbiug something some something ¬
thing with witGa a sound that indicated metal and nd with withbeating withbe withbeating
> beating be tbJg heart Jean the lad turned up the hidden object objectWat objeett objectWhat
What t do you suppose it was wasNothing wasNo wasNothing
Nothing No binr at all allbpt but a mean little iron iron lantern lanternsort lanternsort A Asort
sort of dark lantern with a small square glass glassdowin wim wimdow w a adowJn
dow dowJn in front J nt covered oowr d with rust and dirt dirtWhen dirtWJwa dirtWhen
When he Jiad jl iaad d searched deeper and at last was wasquite wasqUi wasquite
quite qUi certain cer tn that there was w S nothing more valuable valuableaer valuahleUp valuableiaer
aer Up important t in the he hole he again examined the theisr thela
isr 1 la ern in i the moonlight IP o nlisli t and was disgusted indeed indeedHe IDdQeLUe hndsedHe
He vok it home DolJ and then he told his grandfather all aflabout allojt allabout
about ojt itDepend it itJDepeod itDe
Depend De upon it itits > its precious asserted the aged agedwoodsmaiu acedwoods agedwoodein
woodsmaiu woods woodein t Wizard WiaardAdaJDs Adams never would have hayeied bu buled bne bneied
ied it so cer carefuUy + fnly nor have made the memoramdnm memoramdnmin memo memoin memoin
in hk ho book unless it wu was very valuable to him hi hiif and andH andif
if to him why wis7uot not to yen yeut Study farther in hk hieoW hieoWU4 aid aidbooks oldheok
books and see see se what w at it says ys about lanterns lante Jve Jveieavl I Ivehea e etell
ieavl hea tell of magic IMC1CJaateiDa lanterns eM now mil milOh nowOa f ff
Oh Oa so have ve I JJ said aid Eric but I know knowaIlaboat knowaIlaboatthew all about abowtthenti aboutthem
them I f saw NW a magic aic lantern exhibition edition in theeJoMe theis the theehnriii
eJoMe eJoMefW ehnriii ones oneset
fW et tiajs is oiiet one aII of them I asa sure said the thehuntsman theJa thebun
huntsman Ja bun n miaD fT t I wifl clean it up with wi teileVaOAp p and andpoliab andpoJii andditer
poliab > 4l a afte diter ter which maPew maybe we ein po experiment experimentwt mment mmentxwSth t tWitlttf
xwSth wt Witlttf kit it never never saw s 1t Adams use it and never knew knewIfct knewad
tTtt ad it w was ctoU doubtiesi > t oawof 01 his secrets 8Cerct5r
Ifct the only ref r f wencc to o i 1anteeiifi lantarwin ia a to of the thebooks thebooks thebooks
books was in in a a paragraph that was w U > TMrhaps raps tlto most mostsenseless aMisenseless mostsenseless
senseless of them all that read thus thusIF thusIF thus1F
Now tiiula th d a iiue lut ut uf rubbish cried Erie Erieand Erioand Ericand
and then he paused Perhaps this also was cr put puttie pOlle pusle ¬
tie le that was meant to be turned and twisted about abouthi abouttn aboutorder
hi tn order to read properly and in another anot4erhe rmnte rmnteJxe mutts muttse
Jxe e had thought of reading every other line so that thatii
4 ttuu zead ead
The T i Story C tory t IL ry j of ffiiw 3i low T T 5 a aF aEeautifuI
F > t I 1 V L T T
Beatttirtil Be 1itiful Girt GirtRescued Was WasResetted WasRe
Rescued Re Ctted by a Long LongLost LOn LOnLost ng ngLost
Lost Prince Who hon honImmense WonImmense Won WonImmense
Immense Wealth WealthBUT
WealthS S
Theai gk < uader6toodl toodl That Thatl = night ghtfor for of course courseit COVIit comaeit
it was a plain plai that one o e shouldnt ahouldnty carry a lighted > lan lantern Jantern IanS ¬
S tern by b day dqhe he took it and went to the dread En Enchanted Enchaatect Enahewtcd ¬
chanted Vxgey Strange to say q be felt not tho tholeast tholeast theleast
least fear his heart beat as calmly as if he were iu iuhis iuhie iuhis
his bed aj he strode s odo down the th gloomy forest fore t aisles aislesSuddenly ailtlo5toJDet aislesfuddeamly
Suddenly something toJDet bag vast and dragonlike emerged emergedseeming emergedfrom emergedfrom
from the W blackness before him its immerue form formseeming
seeming covered 1rith ith th scales of glittering jet and itsgres its itseyes itsof f
eyes of fire flashing sltiii tiny sparksThat sparks I IThat IThat
That it had hadbaiJiIrD batfake wings W wings Dp he saw but they were wereso wereso
so great that they tIt y were lost Jo t in the darkness on oneither oneitber oneither
either side Its head was like something resembling resembliugbom resemblingboth resemblingboth
both a lizard and 1K pttrrot and it had claws I Such Suchdaws Suchcla Suchclaws
claws cla as one sees on a Japanese 1 paueae carving but tut simply simplytremendous1 simplyVemeudol simplytremendous
tremendous i But when he flashed his hiaJi light t upon it itto itto i t tto
to see it more clearly the thing uttered a silly sillyridiculous sillyridiculous sillyridiculous
ridiculous lttl little squeak of fear and flopped flo ed its great greatwings greatwiup greatwings
wings in terror after which w1 ch it suddenly s squawked squawkedand Iquawkediew
and Jew fl away awayBe awqEra awayBi
Be walked on and on until 1IDt the way was stopped stoppedby atoppedDr
by Dr SB immeiMe b rock to which he SAW a beautiful beautifulyoung ul ulyoung
701 young W girl jnained She reached out 0 her hands to tohim tohb toas
him hb as he 1 r approached and said saidAt saidJ saidAt
Jl1I J I IAt
At last you have come I have Jaaw waited ttMl many manyyears IIW1YJean manyyears
years and a d I couldnt grow up until you came Go Goback Go1Md Goback
back home and get P a key that is bidden under tho thohearthstone thoJieartMtoaa thelieertbatons
hearthstone > and unlock this thi I padlock PtIdI P that t secures securesthese MCUleitheae securesthese
these chains chainsThe cbaineTJIe chainsThe > >
The chains are rusty and wjeakl ft re replied > Eric EricI
I can break them with my axe axe au1He axeBe i iHe
He raised the Ie axe but she said saidHold saidHold saidHold
Hold 1 Before you yo release me ask me whatever whateveryou whateverOuwish whateverloci
you Ouwish wish to know I was placed here by magic as asthe agthe asthe
the wizards questionanswerer er and here he came camedaily carnada camedais
daily da y to learn from me meallbe all he desired deaU d but once free freefrom freefroia freefront
from this thi rock I shall be unable to answer U1 W8r any of ofthe oft1emystie oftlae
the t1emystie mystic tic questions queat ions ODS So now learn what you will1 will1I will willI
I Hardly know of anything just now JI ff replied repliedEric replicdErie repliedEric
Eric Its too sudden you see seeDont seel seelAJonty seaDont
AJonty Dont you u wish to know who yen are I she sheasked sheubd sheasked
asked ubdWW1urt
What do you meant mean 1 demanded the boy puzzled puzzledTSTou puzzledtry puzzledYou
You try ou think you yo are 1 erteens son but you are arethe arothe arethe
the kings son thrown into the snow by his uncle unclewho unclewho unclewho
who wished to gain the throne and found by the thofbveaier thainstead theester
ester instead of perishing perish as the villain expected expectedBiertsen expectedhas expectedHertsen
Biertsen has a diamond locket 11 1 that was hung c cu a a achain achain achain
chain about your neck and d in it is the picture of ofyour ofyour t t70ur
your mother m ther the queen queenE
I E shall ask k Hertsen about this 1hi when we get gethome gethome gethome
home cried Eric and then he shattered itered the chains chainsthat chainthat chainsthat
that bound the girL girLCome cirLCome gbrLCome
Come with wi th me he said I will wiUtake take you out of ofthis ofthis ofthis
this placer placer3fefore pJaiDeriore place placeore
3fefore ref refthe ore we go said she I will show you where wherethe wherethe
the wizard hid a great chest filledwith gold and dia diamonds diaJIlOIid diamonds ¬
monds which you win ill need when you go to your yourfather yourfather yourfather
father the king for he is now so poor that he can cannot cannot cannot ¬
not pay his soldiers soIdi a and his brother is about to tomfo tomak tomake
make war on stnThats hun hunThaf d1Lts
Thaf ts s al al alhis right replied the boy If I am really reallyhis reaIIyhis
his son of sour course I must go to him and help him himout himout himout
out but it seams asemaaery very funny that grandfather gra dfather never neversaid neycrid neversaid
said id airythxaf a ahodt it ftHertzen itBert8l1 itHertzsn
Hertzen tapajhed bed when Eric asked him who he hewas heW88J hewas
was W88J and 8BdI sajfr
I found m ix 1l the snow that s aU I know about aboutx
aboft aboftit
it I never1 never a pp isd d to think of telling 70 you the thaalIl theall
alIl all
allwbenttargir1 x When wbenttargir1 eaair1 tfee giel evened the tlle1oelret locket however Jaowe mud aDCIle aDCIleveaW re revealed revealed ¬
vealed iIrduesna tbr tiieans portrait the 1heoldfOJflMe old forester o was wasdumb wudD wantdumb
dumb dD I1t watt 1rit atocmient ase but finally cried criedf criedItmost ea eat
f t
Ii Itmost t nmst 1 be e tree f tefolI for f or I now re remesnber P1Q maeebee fat iit t thew theprix the theprimes
primes prix wasleetl w war 1et1 Fool oltbai that I am not to have thoughtyou thought thoughtyou tbotichtie1le
you e1le were hslos the Jps b baby y I I Ism am a numbskull nn i Tomorrow To Tomorrow Tomorrow ¬
morrow we wawil1 wiU meto1 setout set out t for the court and you shall shallbe shallDe shallbe
be restored your parents parentsFirst parentsFirst ft ftFirst
First ma must bring out all the gold horever horeverfor howevelfor hor ever everfor
for my fa fatjja i 1rPl B need ne d it said Eric and so early earlythe e earlythe rly rlytile
the next d daythsy went to work and strange to say sayneither sayather sayneither
neither of 7 bem saw anything more terrifyiiig terrifY JJg in inthe inthe inthe
the EndiaafccC EnehaJ tJefValley Valley than some timid rabbits rabbitsThey rabbitsTbey rabbitsThey
They tooaIl too ¼ allthe ie gold more than six million milli dol dollars do1la 101Ian ¬
lars la Ian worth worthto to tile house and then th l1 loaded it on a acart L Lcart acart
cart after which they set off for the city of the thokxg tl10kiDc theYou
kxg kiDcYu i iYou
You can misnine tagl1 v what hat excitement was pro produced producedby d need needby
by Erics appean appse appeaarance auce lce and wi with what joy he was wel welcomed welcomed welcomed ¬
comed by h hit s parents ts who ho had never n r given up the thehope thehope thehope
hope of having b him back again The army vas sodelighted so sodelighted sodelightecl
delighted that every soldier offered to fight with with011t without vithout
out pay hot b1 t there was plenty of money n nw < > w i iu iuAtroffiia iuf inAropbia
Atroffiia foe f Jf everybody ai anA d when tho th1icked th wicked 1 Loth Lothcr nth iotlicr nther
cr appeared ap with his army his hi soldiers so Jirs instant instanty i de deserted deerted deserted
serted and came over to fi filht ht for the king wlhad wlhadthe vho lit > had hadthe hadthe
the good hard cash So the bad brother was com compelled om empelled ompelled ¬
pelled to flee and was w art never heard oi again againSo againBo
So Eric c was now a prince but to rail ell the ath ilthhe athhe ithhe
he dwhit lnt lib it very much and often lie would cal calaway calaway calaway
away with Slvira JIrirad1e the girl whom ho 1 L i i rescued eecUl in mspend anl anlspend 1 1spend
spend the day in the woods with tin huntsman mtsna forhe for forhe torhe
he was tired of the display and pomp y If f the cucrt cucrtWhcu uitrtWhen uurtWhen
When he is a king which will willwppen80m happen somt ay ayhe ayhe syhe
he is going to hire a god g rair c ID ut to rule the J ploand plo ploand pIt pItand
and spend his time traveling all over the wont iih iihElvira ithElvira thElvira
Elvira and perhaps p rhaps lie will ill come to Ameri > i sothat so sothat sothat
that we all aUIIJY may see him So thats all at piv pr atabout ut utabout ntabout
about Eric the t e amateur wizard wizardWALT w wizardV Za1d Za1dr

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