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THE EVENING BULLETIN; HONOLULU, H. I., SATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 100:).
THE QMEASURE FISH1N'.
iCuuuiiucd from pugo 10.)
iuu rnjrymioy or tiio water, tno box ot
Hold wo. nt inncli na the pair of ns could
ttmli' alotiK with
At lint, with inllnlto tronble, wo
cntno out thron.'ti the i-uiupiiiiioii hatch
nud lowered the Imx with n rope down
to tho I iuiI of bIiiik' below Wo followed
It, lifting It between ns again mid will
'lowed on with it through the inoriim of
eliiuo The herbage of llio t.i brnhcl
our shouldiTH r.s wo strut: Jed on The
(keh'toni of tho dead -tnod sentinel
along our path, mid tlio gulden nllenco
cf tliow ntcr ci imlicd int' m.v r-plrit. We
held our way right lotuid tho Meiuuer's
low. and thcie, again! her heel, wo
came upon a pit It had been dug
through the tliuio with Inllnlto labor
and tliored up with planking With a
ropo wo lowered tho sold chest down
Into tho pit nud Cameron followed 1
switched on my lamp and saw him
heaving and thrintlng It dowuag.ill'-i;
which led far beneath the iron sheath
ing of tho wreck A shovel lay again!
n tea shrub at tho lip of tho pit 1 tool:
it in my hand I win away from tin
world of uir in tliit 1 mi'lj world of wa
tcr Cameron ami I v.tru the ulih lu:
jian oe npimt with initio to overlook
op. :'f d 1 felt t! ,it I ought to bo on my
.u.'.rd iigalint !.Iii Truin hN point of
i'"v it was clear I l.new too much.
l'n'MMitly lit" letnrnid float out of thu
,dt an 1 wa at. ,! to pi b-nk again
ronml t! e liowx of thu learner, bill I
tor.rbt 1 him with in huvel and ho
turned Then I pointed to the front
gla9 of ins hi Inn t. and he niiuo up
cloto mid pufil at m face, mid at
iiiiekly rt'i.ii' I Tin u again be camo
tjward i.i ;'ii- lin.e with clinched
li-t k. ti 1 1 i n m 1 Mm with tho up
Jill-.1 ....i ii nl In lap. his dNtmii'i
Mow 1 I a f,.- -. , h tin 'li to cay to
him what 1 wi-lnd'
l'i r a t'nll nmiiile we ntared at one
i iiotber an 1 ti .'ii with n xudden gesture
! jil lied ii rp. client f stone from tho
ground mid wini" a iiic'Migu on the
ratted plating i f the wuuk.
' Hold iiur tiiiigiie, Mac." I n-nd,
"mi 1 ym cliall thaie. "
"I wroK u K,b,iiiiTin reply with tho
ic.ik of tbeshuvil "Cannot deal with
yon. Am bound to employ etH."
Ho fcrlbblcd "i'-.'o.OOU" mid watehnl
I shook in. bind Iiieldo the helmet
llowroto "j:in,000" and looked at
! I wrolo "Not for ,t'i70,000." I miw
ho was icady to spring upon mo ami
held tho chovid edge nl)oo my .boulder
(jHiidy to cut him down.
Hu roiiKiildfd for a minute and then
wiote "If joiiblowon ino you will
kill hir. Sho known. Hho never liktd
tho idea, but I persuaded her into it.
Wo wanted to marry, wo wanted to l-o
rich. Thre was no other way. She U
half duid with anxiety. Yon must limo
I noslikd. lie wrote on.
"Then consider her, Mac, and make
your own fortune, nt the i-ame time. "
I could not ttatiil any more ot this I
iiavo been poor enough nil my life, mid,
God knows, I ken tho valno of siller. If
it had not been that Captain IJoyd treat
ed mo in tho way ho did, mid looked in
my eyo when ho gave mo tho job, I'll
not c.ny what might have happened. It
takcH a strong man to resist tho bigir
klud of tcmptatirtis, and I'm no owei
lusty. I beckoned to the water miif.ne
nbovo wilh my shovel mid took a sti p
forwntd. With his arm lie imploied mo
"Aro you going to report what yon
have M'eiiY" ho wrote.
I shrugged my shoulders.
"I 'give yon fair warning," ho wiote
on the tatted ium, "that if you do I
will kill ou ihst and then myself. Si
you will not find it cheap to rnin me.'
I nodikd my head to show I under
stood niul beckoned him to go on. Ho
lifted hla bauds I thought ho was go
ing to grapple with me, and I slahhed
at 111 in with thn shovel. Ho drew back
and, onto on tho move, I drovo him be
fore me fiuionsly. Ho wight bo desper
ate, but I was Ravage enough myself.
The thought of all that wealth lying
within touch made mo grit my teeth in
cruel rago. If only tho skipper had not
wild what ho did I
Wo plowed our way across tho slimy
sea tlocr to where tho boats lay at moor
ings, mid liist Cameron went up, and
then I followed. On tho row back to thu
Gleaner wo said nothing, either of ns,
mid for long enough we did not find op
1'ortnnity cf being alone. IJnt that
night, when most of tho bauds wero
tnrned in, ho nnd I sat ont together on
tho bridgo deck, and ho talked whllo I
looked cut at tho stars whero they hnng
above tho black ridges of the island.
Ho told mu tho wholo tnlo of what ho
and Storey intended to do. They could
not go far from thu wreck, as tho air
babbles, rising to tho surface, wonld
adviso their movements, ro they had to
set to work mid mako n hiding place for
their plunder closo at hand. They de
cided to dig out a chamber beneath tho
nteaxner, mid inllnlto labor It cost them.
Meanwhile, to mask what they wiro
fiolng, they gavo out the taloof theoozo
covering the treasuro ont of reach
Their cffoits wcro nearly ended when
8tor$y Got his stroke. Tho pit was mode,
part of tho gold was nlready transport
ed, ond, when tho rest was hid. then
thoy intended to cover tho month of tho
pit bo that it nover could bo found by
chanco explorers. Then they were going
to tell Captain Doyd that tho job beat
tbetn nnd get his permission to blow
Into the Corinth's strong room with
dynamite from the outside. The explo
sion would be so contrived that the
sj earner would be rlvtd to pltces mid
I iuu ooze wonm cover all Her iragmeiit-
"You think that tho Gleaner would
1 rotnrn homo then I" I asked
"Thcru would bo nothing else for it.
j "Cut the company would stud out
"Let them send out ten; they'd find
"Storey nud 1 vero going to charter
a schooner, put diving tacklu on boaid
and come, out hero again by ouurlves
We cculd weigh tho gold in n couplo of
days, mid I know of n market."
"Well, Storey will never uso limbs or
"I'm suie of it, Mac Yon must take
his place. Wo two nnd ono other can
work tho schooner, nud n year from
now we'll bo rich men. Think of it, hid
rich beyond what you ever thought
of I Think of it no moro having to
stand your watch nt sea, no moro sea nt
ull! Yon can stay lu England nnd mar
ry and livo n decent life. Think of It.
I wps thinking of it. As I sat thero
watching tho heat lightning wink
among the black hills of tho island 1
wn9 remembering that it was n chance
such ns I had never had be.'oro in nil my
life, nnd ono which would never como
to mo again I'd been kicked about tho
world over slnco I first went n weo bit
wrong in Iinlllndrochntcr, nud I'd sworn
UflTer to seo thu placo moro till I'd
enough siller to build n house there ns
big ns tho inaiie itself. 1 hungered for
the old spot again, with Its gray houses
nnd tho brown moorland nt tho back.
My mother was still there und poor. I
could do a rower of good in the place
(tho do'il told mo then) If I went back
rich mid enlightened with nil my Btoro
! of foreign travel. Hut then what the
captain had said to mo camo back' how
. ho reminded mo I bad hccii born n gen
tleman, and how he'd trent mo as my
father's son mid trust to my honor nnd
I stood to my feet nud swore.
"Look here," I said to him. "I give
you your choice -those boxes aro to be
taken back from tho pit nnd stowed
back Inside tho Coiintli tomonow; then
we'll announce that we've dug nway the
Mud, mid can get nt tho strong room,
i ml next day we'll warp the Gleaner
i cro", rig a whip and let her hoist
Iheiu on boaid ono by one witji her own
winch, if you'll do this I'll woik with
ton fo long u my arms will move ; if
yon refuse, I'll go to tho old man now
and tell him what 1 know."
"It may be a dangerous deal for you
et," he said grimly.
"Ah, there." said I, "1'vo insured
myself. I've thought that if an accident
l I ) f ft-"
El , I ' Hi'i ln'.
"Hold yut.r (uiidik, ,Wm ." iW, "iiinJ
Imi tliiill Khun."
hnppuiod tome below the water yonder
you might forget Jo ho lionet. So I've
written ont mi account of what I know
and sealed it, nnd if I don't turn up
tho envelope will hn opened."
"You'vo pinned mo?" ho said.
"I think so."
Ho staled at me ijueuily for a minute,
and tbeu bo spoku again. "Do you
know, Mao," said he, "I'm not so sorry
for it ns you might think. I was led in
to this precious schemo by some ono
else, lint I'm not going to blamo any
body now that rmi't bo hero to speak
for himself, nnd, besides, I'll freely nd
mil that I was keen enough upon the
cbanco when it was put in my wayj it
seemed so safe, and it was such n
thumping hi;; plum to go for. I gue.ss
we've most of ns kept honest tlnongh
fuir of being found out."
"And, besides things are not always
ns sufu us they look."
"You'ro right, Mac, nnd I'll lemeni
bar that for the future, and I guess It'll
bcaro mo Into keeping straight. "
"Yon's not u very healthy way of
looking nt it," snid 1.
"I'lladmit that." said he, "lint from
society's point of view it's n very uso
fnl ono. We're funny animals. I feel
far easier now than I did an hour ago,
and I know somo ono clso who'll be
"That will bo Mien Hrndbury yon'ro
"May ha so, maybe no," said he.
"The person 1 Itnvo in mind writes
books und has u great liking for ro
man co mid told mo almost ns soon as
wo met that it was n pity the old days
were gone, when there were pirates nnd
oil that sort of stuff, and sea life was
more exciting. We got intimate, that
writer and I, Mac, nud tho tale of this
gamo hero with tho gold boxes slipped
out I claimed there was ovcry bit ns
inncb romnnco In that as there was in
the old time buccaneering."
"And sho agreed to let yon go on
with It just because she loved yon,"
raid I, "and then ate her heart ont with
fear lest you should gt dropped npon.
mini, you neen not go rurtner witn tne
yarn. It's been plain to tho eyes of ev
ery one that's Wiitched the lassie about
tho decks that sho was just fiettlng her
self to a shadow about something."
"It's mndu mo nearly cry to seo her.'
"Well. iiimi,"f.ild I, "it's over now,
and she can begin to put en iles.li again
so soon as ever you chooa to tell her
the now plan. If 1 mistake not. joii'b
tho flutter of it drcos In thu companion
way tills minute. I'll bu away fmrard
and turn In. Maybe you'll have busi
ness bete you'd rather talk of out of my
And a mlnutu Inter I heard tho hum
of their voices and guessed Cameron
was getting rid of his now version of
tho tale. Ho that was tho way tho gold
boxes from tho Corinth found their way
into the Gleaner's hold, but I fancy
Captain Iioyd must have thought all
along that theio was something going
on which was not critito nccording to
rule. .Still, how he found it ont I can't
say. Storey couldn't bavo told him,
since the man never found speech ngaiu ,
it was certain that neither Cameron
nor Miss Brndbnry wonld have let it
out, nnd most assuredly 1 did not.
Hut after we got to Liverpool mid till
hands from tho Gleaner turned out to
tee our diver married to his girl the old
man pulled me nsldo ns wo left tho
church n ml crumpled a couplo cf 20
Uauk of Kugland notes into my hands,
and, "Thivc," said he, "are liom the
salvage company I told thei.i 1 thought
yon deceived the I told them 1 thcilght
they were owing you a matter of i'2?0,
000, but 1 couldn't get more for you.
Mac, my lad. mid pel haps yon uro but
ter without it. Companies arc not ad
dicted to giving-nway tips when they
aren't foicu1. and thiid engineers, Mac
well, they lime thirsts, haven't they,
Well, I suppose bu win light. 1 know
I had clean poclMs n week 1 iter
Mineral concoctions aro dangerous.
Nature nocr designed thorn for heal
ing num. From tlmo immemorial,
ninn'H healer was purely vegetable;
and from that tlmo to this, nature's
unfailing remedy for rheumatism, nnd
kindred diseases, was tho same as
that found In Klcnpoo Indian Oil. It
Is nature's: lcmcdy, and nets ns kind
ly ns nature. It drives away pain,
kills tho dread rheumatism mid re
stores the weakned tissue. It is mado
tho samo ns tho Indians mado It cen
turies ago, out ot roots, barks, herbs,
gums, leaves, gathered from nnturo's
unerring laboratory. Its record for
cures In unparalleled. Hcforo civil
ized man had heard of It, it kept the
natives in peifect health. And since
civilized man has known it, tho cate
gory of cures has become voluminous.
N'o other lncdiclno has mado such
cures, because Klckupoo Indian Oil
Is nature's remedy, andua turo stands
back ot It. Your druggist has it, or
can get it. Insist on getting tho Gen
uine Klckupoo Indian Oil. Hobrou
Drug Co., Agents for tho Klcknpoo
"Tin: loss op gold is ohuat,
Tho loss of health Is moio." Health
is lost by neglecting to keep t'.m blood
pure, but It is gained by purifying, en
riching nnd vitalizing tho blnil with
tho great health restorer .Hood's (Jar
faaparllla. Thousands who thought
health had boon permanently lost have
been mado perfectly well by taking
this grent medicine. Your opeilcnce
may do tho same.
Hood's I'llls aro gentle, yos always
By Anthony Hope
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