BY ZOE ANDERSON N0RR1S.
N 'lin'J prairies tlip wind lias
fllll HWl'ep. It cllillltH Cease-
less (Uriccs. It' moans mid
down to u whisper, rlsi
C(iiyrf0ht, IKf. I'U -1"''" " AVirrta.
wind. 1 could Ki't nhiim. Listen how It
litows. It never quits blowin. home
limes I'm ii f raid." her voice huh!; to u
whistles, dies whisper; "I'm afraid It will pet luto my
once more mid lirnlti nud uddlu It. Sonic days 1 csiu't
think, It blows mi. Listen now!"
Across the prairies or southern mid l-'roni far away across the prairie tno
eastern Kiinsit vast llelds of wheat wllld I'unte souphhi.. It moaned and
wave In the wind, varied hy acres of ttkiUHWl. It rushed nearer. Its moan
yellow. ruMllng corn, meadows of nl- trUtf louder. It developed Into a shrlel:.
i'lilfa hud clover, fresh from a soil so It shook the unsheltered hut. It
loamy that one might thrust one's arm wrenched the shutters apart and llunfi
down elbow de-p Into Its blackness mid them to ac-iln. Then It died away hi
touch no clay, but beyond, nearer the an unceasing moan.
Colorado line, vegetation Is stunted, the The man turned livid. He dropped
black soil assumes an asliy look, gaunt his knife nud fork and spratiR to his
cattle browse upon the parched prairie feet,
grasses, and the smart cottages of the "Listen!" he cried,
cast give place to huts. Along with the sigh of the wind there
In one of these huts, about which the came the sound of horses' hoofs licat
wind howled Incessantly, rocking It to lug upon the hard turf of the prairie.
Its liielilclent foundation, an old woman "They arc after me!" he panted
stood slowly pressing her gaunt hands hoarsely. "They foutUI the cell empty,
together and linking, her heart in her and now they are after me. Hide inn!
eyes, at a creature who huddled close Hide me!"
lo the open lire, shivering. And he was Itht! a little child again.
He was a pitiful object. His clothing clinging to her skirts.
vas In rags, his shoes were worn until "Ho to the cellar." she commanded,
the toes protruded, and his head was grasping his shaking shoulders and
clean shaven, while his hands, trans- pushing him forward, "and stay there."
parent am) emaciated, trembled weak- flic unlocked the bach door and shov
ly as he. silrelltl them out to the blaze, cd him out.
famidil by thti wind, which crept wills- "You'll find the oponln cloo tb the
tlingly tlb through the wide cracks of side of the house-," she told him. "Cio
thnprnm!illlu hwirth. there lllld stay. They won't think
limit suddenly opened her there's II collar to this little old but.
title, hs If she would have won't lot then! liild you. Jamie. Ti
The old won
hrms. Kltt inilllu
clasped tliln in them. Instead she shan't except river my Ueaii'tiotiy.
Jiressed llor hands nervously together She callght his sleeve as lie started
Unco more hml spoke. forward.
You itiii't laid notliln to eat," she "Whatever yon do. .TamliV she bog
bald. "You're liliiiRvy. ain't youV" R"d, "doll t go and le.ive.me. Promise
"Yes," he answered. 1,10 J'1"' wOn't go and leave me. I can't
She 'hastened to the fireplace and stand Uib lonesomeuess of It and the
tumbled with the puts and pans. wind."
"lie's walked such a long way." she "I promise." he said. and. Impatiently
muttered, "and he's hungry, of course, wrenching nimsell loose trom nor uom,
Why didn't 1 think of that before V"
As slle llreparcd Ills meal she glanced
tit him again ami again. Her old eyes,
jieerlng through lie network of wrin
he disappeared Into the drirkiicss
She went back Inside" the hut.
Impatient lists p(itlhied upon the
llrior. "Sharp voices demanded that she
them, gloated over "I en
Shy Mlf-Mtul tlin te.v nud stood looking
"I!iin't blamin you, .Inniie," she said v'tonliy lit the nlins they clanl:ed In.
,y and by. "Don't think I am Manila , "!, " "nhk,n here? ,1,L'-V iU"
' It .Hl'il'l rnnr l'.,nll TTnivMliM UilintU'll to kIOV.
j-bu. It wii'il't your fault. How could
you help whltl tilts bred III the bone?
You did What yUtir rather did beforb
J:ou. It wtts bred Itt the. bone."
lib was silent. His hollow OyeS fol
lowed her hungrily as she set tin! plntd,
knife ailll fork on the table. lid bruueh
bd ncarl'l1 the lire, tils Elrnvbit head
turned, wdlbhlng her.
"The Untlll t.onl llHHsi'lr priulflli't
blame :Ull for whilt wlis bred IU tub m7 wmi'
bono.'' fihtt well! Hll fallei-lHi!-. ''lilltr n"'
toiilll lib? iilkb fathbl-, llkb b'lliid. lib
" '.Ihiiil's tthUklnV " shn repented.
tliie lif the men laughed.
'Ve'K Jaltics Itaukln." said he. "Did
you ever hear of him before? He Is
your son am) an escaped convict."
A long shudder shook her.
" 'All i'srnped convict.' " she repeat
ed. "Yesi im escaped convict, nnd we
to arrest mm. here Is
She did not answer. With difficulty
was It tl.lbt nud yOil-Olii dHlUltf' bhtt T '"T '"T ,,WT . . ' .
with tl sob, though lit Uye3 "oor r "w 1 n"""f" w,,lcn
couiu get niong.
The lender threw tint, Ills hands In an
somebody said she was
The old woman muttered Incoherent
ly as one after the other tlio men pass-
111. H'liH U-eil, (no nl,! l-nr IHiir. vlct hud again escaped.
"YoU:Vb WHlkc.1 so far, dearie, Uhveil'l ",f, ,,1.W"'II1 f(",' !j'b. SS' ,
!...) V-o.. tn i uimn-nin iLimtu icred. "and tlic lotll'Smhuhbss of It. I
uu i iuii uLt. uuu uiu k p VUI 4. tLiJ M
i on rtrb tired."
Ulil. Illlvl..-...! ... I. till
"I illil't blamin yon for wliiil'8 bred '".''"I"''"' j To. . , ,
In the btlnc," slid Wltcratbll. "i ttiu't , f"1'. ,H ,f,,;'llsh; U Xw
l,io,..t.i i-iii, " I "il'ik f It. stlmelMxIy s
Iii- till& tin.0 shb had ilreiiureM ixli Cmm' wo wl" ranf'!U' t,,c
U i Ililit I1 1L tAl i,.t.. n..il! .J Hill.
Jufidtf Hift Way to ll with lusglilK and
hm. MS W Slnpushbd It n le" 'he way of the
to thl' t.tblb alltl iiiii!sbd her wrinkled
halidil tit l'r' Ills stooiibd" shbuldbrs.
::!J:li(:ri. Iitiw." she said, "eat,"- tlnd
fihb w!Ubi!bil lillli Vv'lilib iib iilb.
iib triU tilllllSlibti. tie dcvoiirod tii
rood, siiiitbllihg ilt It like an nnimiil:
hw rUiillcd his lliite iignlu nnd again,
fihe poured out his coffee nnd sweeteri1
bd it W him as It lie were a child. ShB
hove i l'd ilVl'r liiill Us h lien would hovbf
bvel: lier otic cliliit, tellilerly, brooding'
ly. tHl'i'sslhg liini with her by'bs.
'It :iill:t been sli Vbif ibil; 'sLbis 11kg
IjHt'b .Vint werb ft lltllb child, Jamie,"
jSlie Ulioeli. "all hilddh'd lijl lil my arm.
1'hal wils when wl iHm-o among thtt
liest. Iioftlib III iibfilrti it all happened
!md wb tlibk tri lildih out here oh thd
)ralril!i? With the- wolves fiiul tiib fcdy-btes-llbiorb
he left ilib. If lib had only
takbil iiiU with lillli. bill lib wouldn't
lie left !lib."
gliddehly' lib lirtildd liU fori? Hlld ilg:
tehbd. ,The l-'ays froin the candle b'H Ui8
'tta In not ftdfo. toint is ono thine cor
jntn. We are wasting onr time hero
boklng for Mm."
Tlicy openjed the door nud filed out
The wind, rushing In, fanned the can
:1!o to n tllcker. The old woman shut
uirt locked It lifter them, stood In thd
middle of the room n moment waiting,
then made her way stealthily out thd
hack door1 tdward the cellar.
Sift! listened mitll the horses' hoofs
Itad died nwny, then she flung wldo thd
".Ininle." she cried, "como bdtl
t'liey're gmo! They're gone!"
Thoiv was no pesponsc. Slid Jlcercd
ft. It was too dark to discern linything
lliere without the aid of a light.
She returned tt tue hut lihll. ilndlugn
.natch, went back Into the" Cellar. She
icrntchcd the match till lliti stone wall.
The light Illumined her eager face and
tier dim. narrow, hungry eyes. It also
iriumlncd the Hide Interior.
It was empty.
The nintcli dropped from her nerve
less lingers to the l!oor. It flickered
there lorn riomcnt. then went nut.
Slit1 crept feebly up the stop, and
Moild outside, at the mercy of the wind.
Sweeping acre-: the wide belt of thd
imvplo prairie, it made merry with hcri
nn v..s a mtii'Ui. oc.ir.CT.
It caught at her skirts and tore them.
It'tangled Itself In her gray hair, un
loosed it from the comb and. Hung It
about her upturned face and across her
eyes,, lifted questloningly to the quiet
of the stars glimmering so tranquilly
above all earthly tempests, whether
they be of winds or storms Or sorrows.
Then, tired of toying, it siglied nnd
luoaiied and sighed nnd moaned, died
away, sighed nnd moaiibd and died
As we Jog along or walk by turns wo
come to Ilnrklnghnui street nnd, look
Ins up at Alfred Jingle's lodgings, say
& grateful word of Mr. Pickwick, says
katd bouglas Wlggln in The Atlantic.
Wo teli bach other that much of what
-i know of London and Kngland when
wo, come to it seems to hnVd been
learned from Dickens.
Deny 'him the right to sit dtitdhg the
fleet if you will, talk of his tendency to
farce, and caricature, call his humor
low comedy and his pathos bathos,
though you shall say none of these
things ill my presence unchallenged,
hut the fact remalus that every child.
In America M least, knows more of
Kngland Its almshouses, debtors' prls
tins hlld law courts, lis villages miu! vll
TS. Its beadles nntl client) l.-n-ks nnil
liostlcrsi and coachmen nnd boots, its
streets nud bines, its lodgings and Inns
and laiillliidics nud roast beef and plum
pudding. Its ways, manners and ens
touis kbowH moid lif these things and
ii thdiisaiid others from Dickens' nov
Ms tlliln from all I he histories, geogra
phies, biographies and essays In the
Where Is there another novelist who
lias so ilt'lijlled u great" city with his
Imagimil'y characters that there Is
hardly room for the living population
as ouc winks along the streets?
table lit till iik
t-i ..(( . il i . .tit .
bie aiso raised ier Head, listening. i,, llllnI..,SM.,i n t.,,v .vh,..i ouo
41 Ilia .
The Cnrrtilltou Is tnUltiu on bal
Tilt Maul came ovut' ngutn this
week, on the Cluudino foute.
The ndvertisor reports 20 nier-
clmntinen in port nl Honolulu.
The tides at Ktvhulul, nnd Hilo
cccitf nbout an hour curlier thnn nt
The burk, Amy Turnei , Wsirland,
11 days from San Francisco, with
tfenornl inereluiiuiics, urrived at Hilo,
The kona storm of lnnt few days
is euuscd n very heavy surf to
break at JCahului.
The Rio tie .Tnnelro, with fore-win
until si eumcd into Honolulu just us
Ihe Maui was steuminp out.
The Robert Hinds is londhi"; sujar
it Kahului. nnd will probably leave
for the coff-t nbout' TmHlayi
Tho U. S. Army Trniisptirt, Hr.n-
e.tck, reached Honolulu from San
Francisco, on Monday last,
llawjiiinn Standard Time "is 101i.
!iOm .slower thti? Greenwich time,
beie;; that of the meridinn of lo" .'50.
The United States steamer Adam.s
Will leave Santa Rui'liara for tin
Islands about, the middle of rfiis
Hie schooner John G. North re
ports what appeared to be :i wreck,
u latitude ill!. !i" north, loiif-iUide 1122
SI ipyin; men have little faith Hint
the ship Waehusetts, now; out In!!
days from Newcastle, for Kahului.
will ever reach her destination.
The Fanny Adclo had trouble witli
the Japanese crew 'on her recent
trip to Kauai. At Eleelo landing
tho crew struck, but when given the
the alternative to eilht r return to
the ship nnd go to work or go to
jail, they chose tho former proposi
tion. There was a'disputo witli the
obstreperous little . fellows. First
Mate Johnson got into an altercation
with one ot them lind was obliged
to retreat to the ship's boat to avoid
being mobbed by thc.balanee of the
Chief OHicer Bruguire of the trans
port Hancock has been transferred
to the same position on tho transport
Grant. Second Oflicer Goodell has
been promoted to ehiof ollieer ou tho
Hancock, Third Otlicor Anchors to
second oflleor, ami Fourth Ollieer
McLaughlin ' to third ollieer. Third
Ollieer Peterson of tho Grant has
been made second oliieor on tint
Sheridan, and Fourth Ollieer Mulo
ney of the Shoridau is appointed
tliiKl ollieer of the Grant.
SKATn.i:, Sept. IS. Tho schooner
Carrier Djvo of eiglttyttliree tons,
arrived in this port Thursday night,
completing one of the longest voy
ages on record for u sailing uraf t of
her .size. .
Bailey's Honolulu Cyclefy Co.,
Stearns Bicycles '.
$25, $40, $50.
Tho Milwaukee Patent Puncturd Proof Tires. Suit A&flncy
and only place whore tho guarantee on these tires ean be filled it) nti
aiJey9s filanolulaj Cyclery? Ltd
ailey9 Mil Cyclery
For tine morgan & hJrfrVt Hack Tires. .
l'nfe is itet iikkkI"
I "lliiltl I'aCK iiKi'iui'i iw wini u rain mora
Y I I'l iV i t -i (a nn1 Kiateful heap as lie shut It agalu.
nViii e ill -Vc u. i ui.1- ii.,.- "1 guess tlnw'ti 'nothing mil Uicre but
t. -i ki-ii in.. "Tlml'u nil." s1jL aeentod eagerly.
felioHpllh tillbd HIS bup ."Notliln bllllmi wiml."
J.t.;:VL'h.,!,lf,.0r 'iu W'int 1 hdl1 W Bhe ht-tlt iiei- old linllds toKother as
itill1 n"11 SoM Lnl knows 1'ni pllb iis.nL.a 10 ll0 WUli Hlirlcldii nod
Pl" W ''iiVe ymi Hs'lil," She strbkbd jbwlliiR nbw with demoniac fury. Its
S'Vty'rV "f.8,aU 16 lmvb yoU Bhrlbki Hlld l.cVlg Wbre music lil nor
Bg'lll." siib Ibpchted. L;au.
AiW yoll wouldii't lr.-ilb hie Jamie, HWibLi It had befr'lfemlikl lioK
V,n0Mi'!d l,IO,'-i l ii'dt C,0niV.mi h'l !''- DP IMVl'l "Itctltlotl W iliSk, ll
Kl .".i.rMMig ynh' . r voAlC ws 'i" evident tlmt rtlu; was tAk
oath l ib lls'lli. will yU, will Jbu ."' alib fa Mi ttac ,mj ,,,1. Uitfitccctisfiil lil
lid sitdoi: ins lioau nnu couunugu o txjsvtlltr lb tlic Witbl-bf Umixjim, wtltf
L'Ul . 'J I! I ti. . . .. -i . I.. ... .tin t.l- l. . fi..i'l
'i'ho I.nmt f I.driiu Doutio.
IilacKinore UneAv lliuroughly tho re-
plon of wlilcli lie wrote, and wiicn lie
ftpenjir. of n locality lie gives It Its true
name anil nearly alwnys descrlltcs It
exactly as-It Is. There Is I'.ltuidcU's
bcltCKil at Tiverton, for Instance, which
the boy .John Itiild Is attending In the
llrst t-hapter. You lind Its "gray stone
wiills" and near the I.iiwinan stream
there tiithi.v. giving pcil'cctly the. Im'-
presttloil nf the story.
The School building sits far back In
nil opell grassy yard which U en(er;MlJ
ii.v ii.iii;;iv.v inurcti iron gaie. um. very
gate where .lohn ami his unites sjond
vhtchhig for tln passing of Ihe triiop
bjS when one of the lads, accldcninlly
UP oiherwlsc. struck John '"very sadly
In thet stomach part" alltl lluis led to
Ihellght on the "Ironlilg hox." This
''Ironing box" Is a llfangle or turf
Vvhere two paths ini'l1! at the far end
ot the green near Uie school building.
It has contlniifil Ilirough the passing
years micliaivreti; Hml were It not Unit
Uie building Is liow a private rcsldenci1
1 have no ilimbl the youngsters wtluld
have thtfir llKilculls there Just tIS hf
lid. Harper's Huznr.
I KnElV What lie Viiiileil.
I Aii utugraph hunter who was very
linxious to obtain the slJillature of the
: poet C'dmpbell adopted the familiar
I'trill'tgeiu. llavlilg KiliK' across n line
lii Hlie of hi poems the mcitnihg'of
whJbh nppenred to be libst'lltli. In?
wrfoe a short nole til ltd' iiuHiHr. llsk
tllg him to luterprel illL' Wllrds 111 lllles'-
He lHt'blvbd Ihe fblluwllitf laconic re
ply: "filr tn return lo yniiP iiole I send
yu My aiilogrnph. 'i'hulillis Camp-hell.1'-
t'Hfa S-'iil'!bUco Al:gHl!lld.
Vessels !n Popt--Kr.ului
Am. Bk. Carrolnon, II. E. Jones,
from Tacoina. Coal
Am. Seh. R. R. Hinds, J. S. Hoi
lingsen from S. F. Mdso
Schil. C. Wright from S. F.
Seh Dora lilulmi from S. F.
Bk Columbia from Tacoma.
Sell Mary l)o;lge from Tueoma
Sh S T. Alexander from Tacoma
. RMGTON i TY1WRITBR
For the convenience tit the general public, we have tl'itllltf LMTtJct lilll'
Remintoh Typewriter Department to Hit' store of the
Pscific Cycle & Mani5faciiriig-Cc;'EfiicEtock Fctt si,
An expericiuotl TyJioWriter -Kcpaircr has full cliargo of tins?
businepf; aiid qbotatioliK on new Machines or rtstiniales on repaii1'
worh- of any cJu.s'R'of tj'powrilers will bo cheerfully furnished upon
P-AaFIC CYCLE & H'F'G CO,
HACKFELD & CO,, Ltd.
Sole Dealers, REMINGT ON STAN'DA RD T fE'WRlTER
For the Territory of Hawaii.
swxpiHMr. iJBU3JWr agjfiaarnn jjwkt:
packed in handsome boxes
You'll find them
SL MAY k Coo,
' Dealer in-
llonoluli: PoGtoHice Time Tublc.
path xajii: ritoji
Oct. '1 America Maru Yokohama
!) llin tie Janeiro Sun Frf.m-i-co
' ' !l City Ot Peking Yokohalmi
10 Moana Sua Francisco
" . 12 Ahuneda Colouiii?
11 17 Cdiliil1 Pan FnllWU
" 111-GaiOie Voltilhatiii'
" 2i Ami'rieaMardS. F:j
" Arirungl Coloii'.t'B
" 21 Atl3tt:illu Sail aueisL'tj
" at iliUWfrli Vk'ltiHM, B: C.
" llT liOimiioii" ?ittl;u Yokohailv.t
bo k oi n wa
2 AnMralin Sail FraueistM
i (......it !:i(t! ;( '
c;. a or. iciousjv. (lorinR at uk; esciipp oi .rue courier, i .. . n"-" 'V,r Vi .
K ic ijrfcssUil hbt.llauti iiHim the s id-lracUed ftS lili IiHd kcrf'to' IhtJ VUry ftrnwl tr M'rjr dlfllbutt td M.UlifH!
'bii leild, Hlld h(U- lips !i)t)Vd slleliliy. ('0oV . , Ihome ujpb tlile's eSileiises. Isn't It V
'1 iilii'l t-mimlhliilh. iamle," she suh) Iffc ri'niy elrtpiW llUr6 for il tMlth-YeS, hid U-Isn't half so dlrtl-
ujreseiitiy. "nut it s t no.ioiiesomcnessi raohielil ulttl followed ttu creek on to 1 "I t"' ,"."1' h, 1"r"s"- i f. --,
"toniJ th! ttlll. aMl e- H'r -'.Mi , ' M
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I .. i, "laurKl.f . 1 iMMIhI li ii ii 'Hi'i i iiJillt.
2 Aiil'Jriea Maru S. F.,
,! ll ll'to de Jaueh'o Yoko'tutnla
: ! City -if l'ekhi S. b
" 111 Moam; Cohmit-a
12" Alameda Silti Frdtl!i!?.t:ij
' 17 doptiC Yokohama
1!) Oilelie Sail Francisco
21 Ai!)"rica jlaru Yokolahna
24 Aoranyi VR'tom: 15. C'
27 Miowera Crllunics
ilongkon,' -Mu ru S. F. '
Incorporated Under the Laws
the- Republic of Hawaii.
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS;
Clias. M. Cooke President
P. C. Junes.. ' Vice-President
C. H. Cooke Cashie
F. C. Atherton Assistant Cathie
Director.-- PI enry Watcrhouse,
Tom Mav, r V. Macfarlaue, K. D.
Teimy. .1. A. MuCundless.
Solicit the Accounts of Firms, Corporation-:,
Trusts, Individuals, anil
will promptly and carefully attend ttl
ill business connected with banking
onl flirted tn it. Sell nnd. PuvnlinsP
Foreign Exchange, Issio l'AUteiv of
Ordinary and Term Depdsi
eeived and Interest allowed
eordanee ;Vlth rules add coih
nrhited ilt. nass bookSs edl
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