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BY PETER IT ARTHUR.
Gwr.W, JSfl, (.1; Ptfrr .IfMrffnir.
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f Qladys wns superstitious. ; '
But sho ivaB also young and pretty
and lovable, so this trilling folly only
milled to her charm and nmdo her men
friends feel hravo and enlightened
Whenever she betrayed her weakness.
As 0 natural consequence of this pe
culiarity she was always afraid to sit
time of Catlierlno do' Medici, when pco-
pie found It necessary to sway others
secretly to their will. JIo told her how
lho astrologers ucd to malic tlcures of
vnx or any substance that would molt
ttcmllly and tlwn destroy the person
jjleeemenl by piercing the elllvy at
'Vlmtcvcr ixirt they wished to affect
A'hllo she wns thinking of this sho
rljfht to irifco wl tbo nice fellows or
my notiuntntnooe recognize your twl
ilRprcJiey and not let mo have any more
J.,..,. I lllima "
"Now, nlenoo bo in earnest, umuys,
dear. You know how mucli 1 love you
even though I let anger keep mo away
for a week oiul make mo utterly
wretched. Hot I wouldn't lw hero to
night If It worca not that I know you
wanted to mnko up,"
"What on earth Is the man talking
about r wUd Gladys, with t pretty af
fectation of wonder.
At this point Lieutenant ITMlnway
legan to fenr that ho hnd allowed hint
pelf to fall Into nti ambuscade, and ho
prciKircd to defend himself.
"Why," ho paid, "I came liecnuse. 1
thought you wanted me."
"Dear 1110! What could have put
that Into your head I'm sure It you
didn't come because you wanted to
vourself I couldn't think of detaining
von for a minute. 1 know you nro ex
pooled olsowher and that the town Is
on a dark veranda alono nnd would, n "? " pmv full of reconcentrndos who are
never think of going for a walk In thoi s. '"oklng Idly from her window 11 f" y((Ut. com,mny ... All(1
paid this her tone was ilccldeuiy mi
tntlng. The lieutenant, however, was
not used to warfare or tins uinu, nun,
as ho was getting the worst of It, he
evening without a fcarleng escort. . She) ho lys of the nm tary acmlenu wh,
wouldn't open an umbW in thoi f 7,totV,v s T ,u ' 0 V 1
,n,i. -nU..,.W n ln.l.W nr tnl.- l the hd built a SCpiafC BllOlll-
tousc, walk under a ladder or pick up1
a pin that lay with Its head toward
her, and sho wouldn't sit In n room
that had three lamps lit In It at once,
nn tlmf .,, ,n. .UtnU- f 111MllKhp.l. " "
dercd snow man. .When they couiplott
cd the llguro, they plactnl n iidlltnry
cap on ft s head nnt attached to It a
would surely bo melted In a few days,
ninl i wnn roniH in her Itr.llil! Of
, Of course sho was laugHcd at a Riit p,10 (lhl wIf!h t0 ,lMtroy ll(,r
deal for her foolishness, but sho shook . rn ,lllt shn ... ..,, nnxlnll, lll!lt
her head wisely nnd continued to carry
lucky, stones In her pockets and to per
form the many little rites known only
to the superstitious. Knowing these
things about her, tho following solllo
quy cun be more readily understood:
! "I Just knew something would hap
pen that would bo unlucky, and now
his hardened heart should bo material
ly affected, and whnt sho should do nt
once becamo clear to her.
On tho following afternoon Lieuten
ant llalloway wns passing tho snow
fort on his way to tho podtollleo. lie
fitoDPcd to view tho fortlflcatlonp, In-
We've gone and fruarreled. I saw tho 1cndlnff to pivo hls ppiis a icctm.0 0
nE rru.ro out an Ar.r.ow.
new moon over my left shoulder.
military engineering, and presently he
noticed tho placarded cfllgy of him
self. It was rapidly melting In tho
afternoon sunlight, and while looking
at It idly ho noticed something pierc
ing It under tho left shoulder Just
where Its frosty henrt should be. Step
ping uenrcr, ho pulled out an nrrow
which ho, at once recognized ns one of
half a dozen that ho had made for
Gladys little brother, and finding It
there perplexed him. ltc know that the
little man wa one of his most ardent
admirers and besides not wishing to
do him Injury woidd not wish to lose
his arrow. While ho turned It over
In his hand tho truth suddenly Unshed
on him. Ho rememlKired having told
Gladys about the superstition of be
witching by cfllgles, and the foolish
little minx had evidently acted upon
It. Laughing poftly to himself, he put
the nrrow In his pocket nud went his
That evening Gladys wns both sur-
because he laughed at me I know I nrlwd and delighted when the servant
only bowed to It seven times Instead of inowght to hor Lieutenant llnlloway's
nine be'fore I made a wish. Hut he c.'u-d. But of course It would not do to
needn't have been In such a hurry let lilm know that she wns glad to see
about getting formally engaged, for hini.' Anyway ho was under tho In
I'm sure I've been treating him jm't as jiuonco of the spell, and, being sure of
well ns any one else, and better loo. j'm, ,she could afford to punish him
lie might have known that I think somcfeiiat before consenting to make
more of him than any one else, ami he tm imppy. Summoning all her state
might have; waited until I was good linens sho went to the purler and bow
apd ready. Hut he just thinks that be- 0d stlUly- In response to her visitor's
cause he was nt Santiago and all the cheery greeting. Ho had been think
girls want to kiss him he should have nB the matter over ever since finding
Ills own way about everything. Hut. the arrow nnd was glowing with self
oh. 1 Co wh'h we hadn't nu:rreled. for satisfaction owing to the conviction
ho loukod so nngry that I'm sure he'll that she really loved him after all. Hut
never make up friends again." And her coolness disconcerted him a trifle,
the tears came to her eyes. Of course the evidence was solely clr-
The fact Is that Cladys was a flirt cumstantlal, but still he didn't feel
without the slightest Intention or being that. he could possibly Iks mtctnken.
one. nud she to-.;Mu't understand the i thought that you had forgotten
fierce jealousy that her conduct caused your old friends," she began.
In her circle of admirers. Hefuiv Lieu- , "Xot at all," he replied. "I wns slm
tenant llalloway had accepted the pen!- ply waiting for them to show a ling of
thin of commandant lu ihe military truce."
academy c;:: the outskltts of the tow.i "Why, I thought heroes never wait
she hnd '.lever had any serious trouble ed. aml that above all they didn't no
with her retinue. I'.ut when he appear- cept defeat rendlly and beat" a retreat,
eii on the scene he p:-,'".!Hl.v heg,::i. aft- But I am glad to see tic. you have evi
or the manner of a hem. to charge the dently accepted the terms of peace and
citadel of her heart as he h;:d '.hf li'.oi-;-.- have modified your claims. For my
!io::es in ''uba. Like all the rct of the part, since we were good friends lieforo
glrK she had worshiped lilm tor the
dangers he had passed, but l.er wor
ship was the only o-.ie that appeared to
Interest him. We look It seriously fiv.a
tin- beginning, anil when he began to
offer his wo:
1 hi- was
very much Mustered an 1 very happy,
but she eor.ld nut be expected In drbp
nl! h"r other followers at oit'-e. Lie;-:.
ant llalloway. however, lu.dsteil that
they be mustered out with ;Ut delay.,
and that meant that she must settle
down as being engaged, a tiling he
had no Intention of doing for at h ast
another couple of seasons. Kb when lie
far.ud !' couldn't have Ids own way ln
retreated In good order am! intrenched
himself In a dignified military reserve.
Whenever lie passed by her v.-l'.idiw. as
he uns obliged to when golu j to the
pos:ot'.!ce. his head was carried a shade
higher than would be demanded by a
martinet, and the set of his shoulders
would have s-itlsiled even fie critical
Mulvaney. He wal'-ted with "eyes
front." though it Is Just possible that he
jmtl.-ed the fuel that the curtains usii
fillv Hliruik fs If thev were be'.n-" moved
aside a trifle by some one who was B."?8,
peeping from behind them.
A veik of this nmsterly Inactivity
made thein Imlh vry unhappy, and the
lieutenant wa lioing signs of at.
tcuspllutf cntiiliwul" In oilier ip:::rters
before Clndys redihwd Hint somethm-.'
" imM-lM done. lhoih li didn't exact
ly know what. Of vmt tln ci-uli'ti't
fur lilm mid trll liliu ttul she w:i
now r-it In ticciiine Mignr.'J. and. If
he wouldn't come of hW own aecmM.
how cottld ft protticol rfr agreed
to' Tlierf f no oen tnfHU. it
l trf, fUt ltr(Hw was ffiw a sleire.
The lllllt- wnr lru watt lu iUihim
of ending of ItiMnittMt. wlfUoiit a victo
ry for either mm win a uercm ror
"no vou sunnK.vnr.nf" nr. askeo.
decided on Immediate action. Takln
the nrrow from his pocket, ho held It
out to her.
"I thought you meant tills to be a to
ken that there was to bo peace be
Gladys blushed crimson when she
riiw the little snlinter of wood nnd
tried to stammer that she didn't know
what he meant. Her embarrassment
nroved that she understood only too
well, nnd the soldier proceeded to d0'
liver an ultimatum at once.
"Do you surrender?" ho asked.
"Oh, give me time to think," she re
"Indeed I won't. I nm tired of this
nianann policy and .will ngree to noth
In-- but unconditional surrender." See
lug tlwt her little folly had been founo
out and that tho lieutenant was
deadly earnest In spite of his, Jestln
words, Gladys surrendered.
After tlM-'lr differences were made up
and the terms of the treaty agreed to
Lieutenant Hnlloway paid laughingly
"So you actually believed "all tin
nonsense I told you that night about
bewitching with cfllgles and tried to
destroy my heart by piercing It with
nn. nrrow Just ns if you hadn't pierced
It long tKrore."
"Hut why shouldn't I believe In It?
It brought you back, didn't It?"
"Oh. nonsense! I would have come
back anyway, for I could never have
lived without you."
"You were managing pretty well."
she said, with. .1 pout.
"Not nearly so well as I appeared to
be, or 1 wouldn't have accepted the
message of the arrow so readily."
"But you couldn't help yourself. You
were under the spell, you know."
"Spell nothing. I can hardly believe
that you put faith in that old uousensl
But It brought you back." said
Gladys, with a wise shake of her head.
And, seeing there was nothing to lie
gained by arguing, the hero dropped
the subject and made his prisoner us
comfortable as possible, as became i
Civpt. Cyrus Green. l7tY. ot Kn-
hului and AYtiUukumiiui'clnvsi'rt
the clipper Mokilmtm, ton rcyisier.
from Peter Joseph, for $."i(lt), ttnd
will equip timl provision her for bi
monthly voyiures between KaltuUti
untl Ituelo. On 11 trial trip on
Wednesday lie endeavored to sail lice
from Kuhului to Wniluku, but the
contour of the interveniu" sand hills
iterfered, und she went twlioro on
.Iiul'fe Kepaikui'H ancient tislnn
iyht. As Koo'.i us the skipper
liuislies ti.id slocks his new liht
wine nnd beer joint, lie will borrow
tv crow bur and endeavor to lloivt tlx-
The' V-'lnwutUsnox 11 days.
out and .serious api rcucnsiim is.
entertained as to her sa'roty.
The Collector of the Port at
Ettieku, GtiL, lia.s not yet learned
that the Islands have been s.tmcxed,
turn us a result, he made out ti
foreign manifest for t.ie Em mv Cluu-
dine nnd the Evtv. The Euninv Chut-
dine was lined $1U0 for s..i!in; under
these papers, and the Eva- wilt slii'.ro
The little tuy Talulu is proving
time saver in Kuhului, in the put tier
cf low.iii'r the scows to and from the
vessels in the harbor.
The Yoseiuilo will probably yo out
in ballast this afternoon or tomorrow
The Bangalore (eft for Philadelphia
on Wednesday with over 170011 bugs
of sugar aboard.
The Claudine came over a day late
this week on account or having 'been
delayed in Honolulu by Labor Day.
Toe largest tramp steamer ii llie
world, tho Algoa, is now lying tit the
Pacific Mail S. S. Co.'s wharf in Ho
nolulu. Her registry .s -1S!7 tons,
The Sierra is due from S. F. on
Wednesday, and the China on Tlitn-s-dtry.
Honolulu Cyctey Con
$25, $4Q, $50
i90D Chain fess S7S.00
Tbo 'Mihv;uikco Patent Puncture Proof Tivps. KdIo Agoncys
ami only iilacu vhoro the giuinmteo nn these tiros fan be tilled i.'S at";
ailey5 MiSo Cyclej'y
3r- a Tit
HILO, H 'M
For tl'te VI or
a. ifi ir in.i nr a
;sin & Uili-t&iib Hack TirVss.
Of?ei to the tParJo unuQitnl facial tic:
Groceries, Flou Feedstuffe,
Boots and Shoes, Notions
SaddSery, Etcoy Etc,
SOLE AGENTS for the
PORTLAND FLOURJNg A1FLL.S and!
SPERRY FLOUR Co.
Huvinjg Ir.ffio jQitrtict vlth these VMUs, vc can fiwpplv
cnt btuittlB nt uiiL-cIn! iater..
U.. HACKFEUO Cf Co., Ltd.
nn-.-r.i in 11 11 1 -
nEn coolviss diecoscertku iiim a ti:i:--i.k.
you developed lmpQi-lallstle tendencies
I am willing to let liyjjoncs lie uy
Hut I don't want uysoues to lie hy
coups. It wns bec-:iuse I thought"
"Dear nier I low could you do such
.1 thins? I always understood that sol
diers were not allowed to thlaU."
"Xot when under order." he replied,
"hut your orders were not (Utlte tangi
hie enough, mid I thought It allowable
to use tny discretion."
"nut I have been told that discretion
innUes men ret rent InHtend of (Hlvunee.
But tho orders I last gaVo yuit were
surely dellulto enongh."
"Hut 1 had reason to suppose that
yon had either eoin'itcnrnnded them or
wished to. And I didn't feel It could
t tiosslhle that aftvr having been so
bolli. -no Clmlyx flniM II nil ovm- and V """ " - - " ,
rcM iHid ff 1''"" ' H '" 0Vrt" Yy Tw"
ivoUld rwrtort. the M.fM .J.J. tt ttui ! " " "
iu wt- iiiu num. lu ui an inv itumi
1111-14 PHI" " " " - I.nnr. t ...no"
when J.letilelisfit Mnllown.V Wn anslt- "Z"
lii M her BUlwKtllloni he told cf oil la ?oxl woat!"3. t0 "ave
v.oJdieiUt was xtty jrcVAJeat 1 Jhe,
The EngllxU Codec Ilimic,
The coffee house Is every night
crowded with men of parts. Alaiiisi
every one you meet Is a polite scholar
and a wit. .loUcs nnd bomnots are
echoed from box to bos. Every branch
of nature Is critically examined and
the merit of every production of the
press or performance at the theaters
weighed and determined. This school
(to which I nm myself Indebted for a
great part of my education and In
which, though, unworthy, lninow
arrived at the lienor of being a public
lecturer) hns bred up many authors to
the aufasilng entertainment and In
struction of tlfelr readers.
Helton's, the grand nrchetype of the
Bedford, was frequented by Addison,
Steele, l'opo and the rest of that cele
brated set who nourished at the be
ginning of this century and was re
garded with Just deference on account
of tho "real gcnluscR who frequented it.
Hut we can now boast men of superior
abilities; men who. without tiny one ac
quired eieelleuce, by the mere dint of
a happy iibMurunec'. can qxact the same
tribute of veneration nnd receive It ns
due to the Illustrious characters, the
scribbler, players, fiddlers, gamblers,
that make m large aipart of the com
pany, nt the Bedford. Connoisseur.
Vscsels Ai'i'ivett -Knhu'.ul.
Sept. 4 Sch. Lurline. Sliaube, 1M
days from S. 1 Gen JMcr.
" o Soli. Eva, Rainsolius,
(! Str. Kilaueu ffou Honolulu
Vessels in Pott--Ka!iulnI
Am. sell. S.- T. Alexander, Mr A.
lpscn, ID days from San Fran
cisco with general merchandise,
Am. sp. Yosemite. C, O. Anderson,
74 days from Newcastle uitn
coal, Aug. ;!.
days from Ladysmitli, B. C.
Ur. Ulc. Antiopc, G. W. .Murray, -M
days from Ladyainilh, 1J. 0.
Am. sch. Eurlta, Sahoa, IS days
.roin Aberdeen, Grays H-.u-cor
Am. sch.G. W. Vatsoa,R. Poterscii,
1U days from Sau i'Vanc'sco,
. with general inuruhuiulise.
ii'om S. P.
22 Sch. Emma ClauJine, Jl.ii
l.elson, 111 ilays tro.u i-Ja.v-i;a,
Sept. (i Bangalore, lllaneliard,
Am. sp. Wachuscvt, Cupt. Lain!;.'ln
uuw Hi ilays hwi .Vl-.k'-mli- j
in. sp. Henry Ftiiiiu" 1
lroiii A. lui'u. iLiiis.
in. sp. S. L), O.u-lut-j.i frj.ii iJ
i arture il.i,) Cu.i .
Gl risen haven's'
imclctd in handsome boxes
. . ..... vMmk&tJii
"JohU." she asked, "how do you l!l;e
kthis hat oU llie?" , ,
"Oh. 1 don't know," lie answered,
"Have you bought it?" ; ..
"No, not exactly. I brought It home
on approval. I lutein to take either
this or afiothcr oue, which Is $i.5U more
In price, hut I thought"
"I-'loronce," he laterriipted, "that's
the most becoming hat I ever saw you
have on. Write to them llrst thing In
the morning that you'll take it, so as
to make saire they'll not sell It to any
Bhe dt the hat. ,
You9!! find them
II MAY & Co.,
Thia ; t
tmm Saiti t
llonoh:!. PootoiJicc Time '1 ulL,
Jl.'.TE . NA.MK H.l it
Sept. 1 Aorangi, Victoria
5 Hongkong iMaru, S. F.
7 Nippon Mnru, Yoiiohaina
12 Sierra, Sau rrauci&co
" 1:5 China, bun r i anci.-o
" 1-1 Moaua, Colonioi
" '..') -ltio J)e Janeiro, Youoh.iitia
" 'SJ. i.onc, San .L'Vat.ctaC'j
" 22 C'oime, Vokohama
" 2 ; Australia San Franc'ifo
-t lionera, Colonies
21) Nippon ilaru, S. F.
' 2il Witrriinoo, ictoria
Si p .1 Aorangi, Colonies
4 Australia, San I'ruuclsco
" ."1 Hongkong 31aru, Yolfoliaiiui
" V Nippon iU'ru, Sau Francisco
" 12 Sierra, Col.mies
" 13 China, okil anui
" 14 Iiloana, S:.n Francisco
" 15 l.io Do Jaaelro, S. F.
' 22 Doric, Yokohama
22 Coptic, San Francisco
20 Miowertij Victoria
2'J Nippon laru. Yokplmjna
Incoi-i)oratid Under llie Lav
the Reimhlic of Ihtwrii.
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS
fr..n...M.' Cn.ikn: .'!:f..TiM!l:
p. t: j.moO . mxm- vm
C. H. Cooke...?.-., ..Cauhte;
F. C. Athortoii Assistant Casliler
Tom May, F. W. Jlaefarlane, E. D.
Tenay. J. A. JlcCnndloss.
Solicits the Aecoutus of e iriHH, Cor
poral inns. Trusts, Individual., nud
will promptly and ettreftilly attend to
ill business otiiinoetod with banking
entrusted to il. Sell ttnd Purchase
Foreign E.cha:ige, Issue Letter? of
SAVINGS l I t A 1 1 T M G N T
Ordinary and Term D 'posits re
ceived nhti lutet'est allowed in ac
cordance with rules and conditions
tn-lnied in nass books, conies of
which may la liad on application,
.fudd Building, Fort St. .Honolulu
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