The Oregon daily journal. (Portland, Or.) 1902-1972, February 20, 1904, Page 20, Image 20

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TTfELKSlR'.DO YOU KNOhVJve tried fve times to rff thi Big
; . Ttiimiferhdid mountain, yoir can tee 'it row our Aow, liof
uwr 01 ywheres near the top until ' this lime. It took me
mor half t day, xj I tell yon t vm$ plum tuckered out. When I 'reached
the Very highest peak I taw away of in the dim distance beautiful while
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touldn't keep my feet on the rock. first th'mi I knew tome strangt force
slid me from the peak where I was Handing, right through the air m the
direction of the Shining Mountain. didn't fall and I didn't rise, but
saw the earth slipping under me, as I sailed ttraight ahead,
4SIC0T HEARER the mountain rot shinier ami ihiuur mmJ t-lt.
I shot right down toward a mysterious cattle. And out in front stood
funny looking man who held a horseshoe magnet .out toward me. I fell
right into his arms:'" Ahaf' said he. ."you're just the girl I wanr to scrab
up my foots. Come with f " "..,
' THEN'HE'TOOICME'IVTO whate': tailed it'Qtorttory-ani
made me scrub and scrub and Krub. tiitnl my poor baek mat ready ro bust .
As I worked away he told m, thai he wat the great Electrical Magician
of the Lcdestone Isle and explained how he had, drawn me to his island
with the Magicl Magnet. It would draw " toward it or repel from if any.
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t 'V? IP I WANT TO'mevt mystff from nnt pan of the world to
amotlirr all I do it hold it in the direction I want to go, and it will keep
drmmng mc toward it until I have done my journey." Then when he went
cut I got hold of the Magit Magnet to see what it looked like. Just as J
: up I heard thai terrible Electric Magician coming back, and J
was awfully scared. "I whh I wat cut of here) ' I said, as I thought e
what a terrible prison I was In.'
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f5 SAID IT Ihe Magic Magnet drew me toward It.' Then I remem
bered the Wi had said he held it toward the place he wanted to go, to I
pointed it at a high open window. The Ifit was wild and shouted for me
to tome back, but the Magnet just drew me up and out of ihe windovi
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' ' UC'AS SKEERED something awful when I found myselfl'high ut
in ihe ar, but I hung tight to the wonderful magnet and, pointed it toward
tome distant land that just showed aboxe the horizon Mebbe I hasn't gl,id
to get safe o earth againl I just skipped along the jroad in that itrawg
country toward a dandy big castle. First thing Jknewt funny looking
feller with a big spear pops out and grabs me , .
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told that I would hln 10 naj ihni until tin Reuoui Rtnkjdinkiri ft ,
hungry again H explained Jhal 'every tirangtr found nil Aim tilt bounds
of the kingdom , wat fed Jo ihu ttniblt morning lean dtyill was A
long time before I ma daylight again f
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place a million times more terrible. It was a big arena juit like Ntro, the
ild Roman Fiddler, used to have where he made bonfires of the Chrn.
Iians, r There were ihouiandi of people yelling and waxing jlagi.-0, say!
A football game was nothing to this. A whole bunch of us poor prisoners
Miere lined up, and'then in thundered jhe .monster Ravenous Rinkydinkitt
d VCTlti to iWiMoV me nholt
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' I SHOOK LIKE "A dice-bo. I jet' knew ' I'd be ell cheu'ei ut In a ;
minute; and I wished that'Havenotis Rinkydinlms was a mile in the air, "
V H'tll. tirllJiadn't am more than wished it, and pointed that Mazic Magnet
at him. when he shot ttraight into the sky. Mtbby that arena djdn't jump ,
tip and holler 'Then I saw I was lafe, so I jes' wiiheJ him back again, and '
there he wat. I played with him and Otasta ail arotini the place, until poor
jRinkj'leouldjcarcfhi wobble. , y ; v , v " ' ' s "
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. ;BY THIS TIME THE MOB nas scared , and thought I was tome
'6tnd of t witch, I tupposti "Burn hert Bum her?' thty (creamed franti
cally, to I thought I'd gel even. First I wuhed all the prisoners home it
their own lands, and they all vanished when I turned on the Magic. Then
1 wished the king 4own In fprnt of me and the Rinkydtnitut, the Ravenous.
Thit frightened everjbodj tomethin au.ttl
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THEN t WlSHfO THtKlSrC on'tht Rtndrnkus' bartend ,nl
' iht two of 'em prancing 'around the arena The people, when ihtyaw their
, khig (n inth a plight, wert lerror-ftrickeii,uiid the services btokfjup tn t UllA
eyed panic- So, I let the kiui go- home in peace, sent the R'tirkydinkut to" the
bnlinm nl lUt sea' alii then I wnhed murll knmt asntu TIim I Li
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