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HVIINMNd nm.i.irriN. iionomji.u, t. ii.. wtuuiwy. maiioh m. it
y HUNK W. SPF.MIH.N
&(, i IWO. lr fW II oprktman
T v.ns the sic
utid mouth of
the strike mid
not it poii.id of I
r r oi Kht Imi!
KlllOliV (III tllO
superintendent happened ( lm wllli
lit V.'llOIl till) IIC'TR c.ituc.
"Yon can't liii.dlc it. In) -." 'i.ilil lm
tiormuidy. "What .. irl bcite- ilo l.i
tu turn It out lo tin- Columbian I'n
ellle." Our cnulriictlni freight agent on tho
CIMIHt lit lll'lt HlllO WIH II follow HII IT-
"ratio th.it hi? wns nicknamed ('mxy
horse. Right In tin' inld.it nf tlio Htrll.it
Cr.istylionu wired Hint ho had secured
ii big silk shipment for New York. u
Wi' liml no engineers, no lltemen mid
no motive iouor to speak of. The
strikers were iHitiiuHiic cr.r men.
wrecking oar trains mid giving us Ihu
worst of It RiMic rail) - Hut Is, wlipti
we couldn't lvt It tn them. Why tlio
ft)bm di"jil.i.ri'd hN nctlvlty nl that
particular Jtiiirtnru tlll rcmulns n
tnyntoty. rerlinim lie luid n frrnilRU
r.Kitlnt tiic nud. If fii, lm tool; mi
nrlfiil rovciipv Kvi-rylndy on t!iu k.vk
loin lth )in1liiiiry rnllro'id koiiw know
Hint our ntniKKlo w:t tu l.i'i'ii clc.ir of
fMs.Mil IiuhIiil'Sh until wo i;ot rid of
our Htrlko. Aiiytliliiu vnlunlili ur pit
Islinhli' wan i'Hiocinlly uuwvk'oini'.
Stilt the 8illT wiiii ilo.I'.uil nud loailt'.l
mill coiihIkiiiiI In our o.iro U'foro wc
kni'W It. AftiT that ii rrftiicil to ciirry
It would In' lil.ii LolstliiK tlic wliltn
lliiK, nud Hint 3 Kouii'thlUK which
iii'M-r )i't tli-w on tlio Went Hud.
Turn It ovor to tlio Culuinliliin."
milil tin KPiiornl KtiiK'rlnti'iidont. Hut
t!u' Konerol HUiiorlntondont win not
liiokod ii)i to on our division. Ite
lindn't i'I'imikIi Knnd, Our lio.id v.-im u
tlKlitor, nnil lie Kitvo tone to in cry trail
under lit in. '
".No." In- tliutidvii'd, lirlnciuc down
lilt Hat, "lint III ll tliou-slllld )i'H18l
Wo'll inou It oumi'lves. Wliv Jlont
Konii'ry, tlio cononil iiiuiinpr, that wis
will tslii) o.iro of It. And v.-lie hlui to
liro Cnizylimxi'- mid to do It liht nlT."
And lrofnro tint Hllk viih turiii'd over
to UN Cruz) liorso win looking for mi
otlior Job. It In tlio only cnao on roo
old wIiitc a fioli;lit huillor will din
cliarp'd for xcttlui; IiuhIiiok.h.
Thoro woi-o tniJvu our lo.ula. It
wns Insured for $S.",ihk) n our. You enn
llKuro how far tlio title N wrou. lint
Jim ran never eitliniile tint worry tlmt
Ktllff k'liM' IN. It looked IM hit," U
fl'.'.tKHi.fiOii worth. In fuct, one heruti
cur tluk, with the glury nt the West
Ihid at .heart, had a fliiht over tlio
niuoiuit with a Hkoitloal hostler. II o
iniiliitalned that the net in I money
value win n hundred mid twenty mil
Hoih. hut I cave Jim tho IIkuiv.) Just
iih they went over thu wire, nud they
uro rlKht. '
What hotliel'ed tu inir.t wn that tho
htrlkem had the tip alinoit iih kooii im
wo had It. 1 1 1 1 v i 1 1 k frlendu on every
loud In the country, they Know ns
much nbaut our Intnluexx as wo
ourselveM. The minute It wuj. mi
iiouuciil that wo idioiilil move the hIIIc
they were nfter in. It wnn u delianee,
ii last one. If wo could mine freight
for o wore already moving jiaasen
fcrs after n fashion thu strike uiUht
ho well accounted lic.lteu.
tjlew.ut, thu leader of tho j?al con
tliiKent, touolher with hiu folloucrs,
Kot after mo lit once.
"You don't bIiow much aeiue, Heed,"
aid he. "You fellovn hero nro lirmik
lilt: your necks tu irct things muvliii;,
nud when till htrlke'M mer If our luy.i
iisk for )otir illsvliaruu they'll act It.
This road can't run without our engi
neers. Wu'ro koIhk to heat you. II
Jim dare try to muvu this NtufT we'll
luivo your scalp when It'u over. You'll
never net your sill, to Zanesvlllo. I'll
proinUe you that. And If you ditch It
mid iiuiku a million dollar loss, you'll
ict't let out uiiywny, my buck."
"I'm hero to obey ordeis. Stewart,"
I retorted. Whnt was thu usu of nioroj
I felt uiieonifortahle, hut wo had de
termined to iiiovo tho silk. Thcru w.u
uuthlm; inoio to be said.
When 1 wont over to tho loundlioiiHu
Olid told .Neighbor tho decision hu said
never a word, but ho .looked a crcat
deal. Neighbor's task was to supply
tho mollvo power. All that wo had,
Uncrippled, was In thu passenger serv
ice, because pnsseiiKors must bo mov
cd-inust bo taken euro of tlrst of all.
In order t" win a strlku you must
Imvo public opinion on your nlde.
"Novel Iheless, Neighbor," said 1,
nfter wo had talked iiwhllo, "wo miHt
inoMi tho silk nlvi."
NelKhbor studied, then hu roared nt
"Ki'iul ltartholomew Mullen here."
Ilo spoke with n decision that liliulo uiu
think thu bushics-i was done. I had
never happened, It Is true, to hear of
Uartholouiew Mullen In the depart
tnent of motive power, but the Im
pression tho iiauio (,'hmi mo was of u
liioustrous fellow, liU; as NelKhbor or
old man Kunkcy or Dad Hamilton.
"I'll put Ilaitholoinew ahead of It,"
muttered NcIkIiIh tluhtly. A bo;
wnlked lulu tho otllee.
"Mr. (iiirlen slid you wanted to tot
me, sir," said he, nililresslntr (ho mas
"I do, Ha tliolomow," responded
The fluuru 1 I my mind's e)u shrJuV
TUflM II "ft ttird tcj
i ne m . j-h rib.i
IP' IT- Clli ",
'. i. ii lirtr biWi lurtvltrl x rtMitr
lc : ! nt h'ij-j . . . II-i.-lli''ouii'W,"
h7. . : 'liUr . ; . Iml I liinnr It
a. i .i.
"V .. ..r."
" '. t-r:,' u iit.nl, llSflhoUi
t -'nlunc s n t -s If the lik'.i
W.1 l l l'.lll T t'WUlli'-lflll.-
"II m- od t pu llko lo U3 pilot to
hi i.-r.t.' ir V.ct i.nly ? Yo'.i ta take lln
U i ml r.t i nt brat 7d. MeCnidy will
rim m HBctiml T"."
I l:uw I could .iuu tin cnglim nil
rli-i-t." viit"nil Ittrlholoiuew,
N. ','' ' ii- -re the only one tnkln? th
chain -4 : , tricing liliu mi ttislue "I
litiuw ;li.- trtielt from heio to .lines
villi. I helped MeNeff tire one week."
"Then j:o home nnil ko to Isil ami
bo over here at H o'eloclt tomorrow
inoiulm;. And sleep sound, for It mny
be your last ehnnce."
ll wns plain that Hie master meiliau
Ii! hated to do It. Itivnn simply sheer
"lies u wlier," 111111111 Neighbor as
Rirthnlomow wnlked sprliiglly nvvny.
"I took him In hero sweeping two years
ago. Ilo ought to be llrllig now, but
Hie union held lilm back. 'Hull's why
he hales them. He knows more about
nu engine now than half tho lodge.
They'd better have let hlui In." said
the master mechaule grimly. "lie may
bo (ho meant of breaking their hacks
yet. It I give hlui an engine nud he
i tins It. I'll never dike hlui of.', union
or no union, ultlke or uu utrlke."
"How old Is that Iny" I mkol.
"Klghtocti. rail injv r n l.Ith or : kin
that I know of. llirtlrriii'.iicw Mi'lleii."
mused Neighbor us the slight lignro
moved ncros the lint, "big name
small boy. Well, ltartholomew. you'll
know- mimo'li'-jg nunc by tutiiorrovr
night iibiut limning uu engine or u
whole lot less. That's as It happens.
If he get- hilled, It's your fiiull. lteeil."
Ho meant that I was calling on him
for men when hu absolutely couldn't
"I heard once," ho wejit ou, "about a
fellow named Harlholoniow being mix
ed up In n massacre. Hut I taku It he
must have been uu older man than
aur Karlhnlomow. Nor his other namo
wasn't Mullen, neither. 1 dlsreiuciu
Iter Just what It was, but It wasn't
"Well, don't nay I want to get tun
boy killed, Neighbor," I pmtcs'tisl,
"I'vo plenty to answer for. I'm here
to I mi trains when llieio are any to
run. That'll murder enough for inc.
You needn't send Hartholouiew out on
"(live hlui n slow- schedule, and I'll
give him orders to Jump parly. That's
all we can do. If tho strikers don't
ditch him, he'll get through some
how." It stink In my crnp-tlie Idea of put
ting thu boy on n pilot cngluo to take
all tho dangers ahead of (hat par tic-1
til.tr Irnlii. Hut I had n go id ileal elso I
to think of bcldcK I'lom tho minute
thu silk got Into tho McChuul .vards
wo posted double guards around.
About 1- o'clock that night we held n
council of war, which ended hi our
running the train Into tho out freight
house. The result was tint by morn
ing wo had n new train made up. It
consisted of fourteen refrigerator ears
loaded with oranges which had come
111 iny-Jterloiuly tho night before. It
was ituuntineed that tho silk would be
held for tho present nud tho oranges
rushed through, llrlght mid eirly (he
refrigerator Irnlti wan run down to tho
Ico houses, nud twenty men were put I
to work Icing tho oranges. At 7 o'clock I
Mcf'urdy pulled In thu local passenger
with engine 111.'. Our plan was to
cancel tlio local and run hlui right out
with tho oranges, When ho got In he I
leportc.l (ho 10." had sprung n tire. It
kuoc'-.i'd our eckemo Into n cocked hat.
Thero was n lantern Jawed confer-1
coco lu the roundhouse. ,
"What can yon dn'i" usked tko super
intendent In dc-.pcr.itlou.
"Thero'ii only ouo thing I can do
I'ut llarlholimew Mullen on It with
tho -M and put McCurdy to bed for
No. " t.mlgnt." responded Neighbor.
We were running Hist In, llrst out,
but we took eaio to always have some
body for 1 mid " who at least knew nn
Injector from uu ulr pump.
It wns S o'clock. I looked Into the
locomotive stalls. The llrst tho only
man lu sight was Hartholouiew Mullen.
Hu wns very busy polishing tho -11. Ilo
had good steam on her, and tho old tub
was whcozlug ns If she had thu asthma.
The -II was old, sho was homely, she
wns rickety, but Haithouiuovv Mullen
wlied her battered noso ns defeientlnl
ly as If she had been a spick-span, up I
der driver, (all truck mall racer.
lho wueti't much thu II. Hut lu
those d.i) i It irthnloniew wu ii' t ivuib,
and tho -14 was Huitholomuvv'i.
"How is sho steaming, llartholo
mowV" I sung out. Ho was right hi
the middle of her. Looking up, ho lln-,-cicd
his waste modestly and blushed
through n dab of crude petroleum over
"Hundred ami tlifi ty, sir. Hho's n tor
rlblo freo steamer, thu old -11. I'm all
ready to run her out."
"Who's marked up to tiro for you,
Hartholomow Mullen lyokcil ut mo
"Neighbor couldn't give mo anybody
but a wiper," s.ild Harlholoinew in it
Hoit of vvnuldu't-tliat-klll-yoii toue.
Tho unconscious airogauco of tho
boy iitlto knocked me, so soon had
honors changed his point of view Inst
night a despised wiper, nt daybieak uu
engineer, and his nose lu thu ulr at tho
Idea of taking on a wiper for llrcmnti,
nud nil so Innocent.
Would you object, H.utholomew," I
mggesleil genlly, "to a train muster
... i ii. In
I HUM 1 llllllli SO, HU.
'Thank you, beeausd I am
il ft ! IHlf!"
u, (a ZfltinSTlllc Ihl- morning nir
K,,f HIM ,1Nmii, , t),0 ,vl,, Jol)
Ii II all llKhtr
"Oh, in, Plr, If NeUhlior doesn't
I Mulled, lie didn't know who
.iltftitifil- liit; iiPilnra fi.ixi l.nl l.k
rtliDUuhl evidently not fioin me.
'Then mi her doun lo the nrniiKi".
Darlholamew. ntut rotiih on, and wo'llj
otd(r ouuelvi'S mtt. SceV
'Hie M really hsikisl like a Imby ear
rhiRo when we tn her In front of tho
refrigerators. However, nfter tho lice
pary preljmliinrli-i we khvo n very
sporty tuot mid pulled out. In n few
minutes wo were Falling ilown tho
Tor fifty tulles wu bobbed nlonjjwlth
our rand) of leeil silk ns easy ns old
shoes, for I need hardly explain that
we had packed the silk Into the re
frlKerntors to confine tho strikers. Tlio
(.Teat risk win that they would try to
I was watching the ttacU ns n inouso
would n eat, looking every minute for
trouble. Wo cleared thu gumbo cut
wvt of tho Heaver nt n pretty good
clip hi order to make the grade nn th
0ti,Pr uio. Tho bridge there Is hidden
In ftiintner by n grovo of hncltbcrrle.s.
I had Just ptillnl open to cool her it bit
when I noticed how high the back
water wits on each side of the track
Kuddeiily I felt the III! going soft nude'
jhe drivers fert the -11 wabble and
slew. Ilarlholomew shut off haul mid
thiew the ii lr us I sprang to the win
ilow. The peaceful little ere-il: iihcnd
looked ns angry ns tin) I'lutt.t III April
water, mid tho bottoms weru a lake,
Komewhero 11)1 tho valley there had
been n cloudburst, for overhead the
sun was bright. Tho Heaver was roar
ing over Its banks, and the bridge was
mit. Itnrlholotuew screamed fur brakes.
It looked as If wo were against It, and
A soft track to slop on, a torrent of
stotni water ahead and $1 'NIU'HX)
worth of Hllk behind, not to mention
I ) filed ut llartholomew nud mo
tioned for him to Jump, My con
science Is clear on that point. The
-tl was stumbling along, trjlng. like
a drunken man, to hang tn tho rotten
"Harlholoinew!" I jelled. Hut ho
was head out nud looking bark nt his
train, while he Jerked frantically ut
the air lever. I understood, The air
wouldn't work. IMiever will on those
old tubs when )ou need It. Tho sweat
pushed out on me. 1N was thlnklm
of how much tho sill: would bring ui
after a bath In the Heaver, ltartbolo
mow stuck to Ids lovers like n mini lu
n signal tower, hut every hocond
brought us closer to open wnter.
Watching him, Intent only on saving
l.ls first train, heedless of saving his
life, I wns really u hit ashamed to
Jump. While I hesitated ho somehow
got the brakes to set. Tho old -J I
i bucked like n broncho.
It wasn't too soon. Klin cheiked her
train nobly nt the last, but I saw noth-
lug could keep rer from the drink. I
caught Harthnhiuiew n tcrrlllc slap,
nnd again I yelled; then, turning to
the gangway, I dropped Into the soft
mud ou my side. Tho -ll hung low,
and It wns easy lighting.
narlhnlomew sprang from his seat
a second Inter, but his blouse caught
III tho teeth of the quadrant. He
stooped nulck ns thought and peeled
the thing over his head. Hut then ho
was caught with bis hands In tho
wrlstbniiiR and thy ponies of -14
tipped over tho broken abutment.
Hull as he would, ho couldn't get
flee. Tho pilot dipped Into the torrent
slowly; hut, losing her balance, the
KUUd her fuels Info tin: ttlraiid that
plump Into the crcif..
11 kicked her heel- Into tho ulr like
lightning and shot with a frightened
wheezu plump Into the creek, drag'
glug her engineer after her.
Thu Head car stopped ou thu brink
ltuuuliig ucinss thu tiuck, I looked for
ltarlliolou.uvv, IIu wasn't there. 1
knew ho liitint have gouu down with
Throwing oft my gloves, I dived Just
ns I stood, close to tho tender, which
hung half biibmergod. I am n good bit
of n ilsh under water, but no self re
sporting llsli would bo aught lu that
yellow mud, I realised, too, tho Instant
1 struck thu water that I should huvo
dived on the upstieam sldu. Tho cur
rent took mo away whirling. When I
cnlll0 for ,r wnK ,lf,y fl.ut 1h,Iow
I ,lle i'"''"- ' '"' ll wm ml "l' w"" ,,1,r'
Ihnlniuew as 1 sciamhled out. but to
j nay amazement in I shook my eye
nn the train crew wire runntnn for '
wuril, and there lo-sl HurlliokiiiHiw on I
Hie track above me tonkin; at Hie re-1
filKerntoit. When I git to h'm he ex-'
plaltuil lo mo lion he was drngiceil In
and had to (ear the atccti out of Ids I
Mouse under water In gel free.
The surprise Is how llille fins men '
iitnke nboitt such i'i'ii.s v. Inn they are
bttny It tO'jk nlih the mlmiies for Hie '
conductor to limit up a cull of wire nud
a sjimilcr for me. and by the time he ,
got forward with It Itartlioloiuew was
halfway up u telcgrni ll p le to help me
cut hi on u live wire l'nt ns I could '
I rigged ii pony ami iHgm calling the
Mc Cloud dispatcher. It was n rocky
send, hut after no cud of pouniiIi.g I
gjt him nud gave orders for the wreck-1
lug gang nnd for one more of Neigh-
bor's rapidly decieislnir supply of loco- ,
ltartholomew, sitting on a strip of '
fence which still! roe above water, I
looked forlorn. To loc the first engine
he ever handlist lu the Heaver was I
tough, and he was evidently spectilat '
lug on Ids chances of ever getting nu I
other. If thero weioift tears III his '
eyes, there wns storm water certainly ,
Hut after tlio icllef englnu had pulled i
what was left of us back r.lx miles to
u siding I made It my llrst business tn
i-jiuiini io .iciiiniir. nearly iic-une Him
self, that Hartholnuiew- was not only
not ut fault, tint tliat be had nctiiallv
saved the train by his nerve.
"Ill tell you, Nelchbor," I suggest
ed vrheu wo got straightened around,
"give in the 10U to pi nln-ad ns pilot
and run the riml around the rH or
dHlslon with l'olej a.ul tho Jbi"
"Wlrit'll you do with No. ill" growl
ed Neighbor. Mix was Hie heal pas
"Annul It west of Mci'liud." kiM I
Instantly. "We've got this Ik ou oar
hands now. nud I'd iiinvu It If It tied
uii every puwugcr train on 1'ie ill
vision. If wo enn .set the hi orutil j
stuff through. It will practically In I
the strike: If wu foil. It will bent the
Ity the time we bm-ki'il to Nenhal'
.lliucllon Nelgh'i i. h id made lip h -mind
my way. .Miillci mil 1 eiunoi'l
Into the H.P. mill I'.pI'.v villi Hie 21o
nud ti'me too gold a yniee c niile.l o.i
to Hu1 silk, nud, lb lu ; r.'d si ,u ils, w
started ugalu for .'.-iiicivlllc o. or Hi
- I'oley vv.u- nlwa.vs full of inlselilef
He had n (utter e i ;;ue Hi in ours, nu)
way, nud he look sillsfaetlou (he ret
of th.' itflernoo i lu cmwdlir; t. lv
cry mile of the v.-iy he wo o:i o-.tr
heels. I wan thro.vtng tho cul nil
It was niter dark when we leached
the Hevcrly hill, n- u we tool; It at m
lively pac". Tho ilril.v"t were noKo-i
our minds then. It was I'oley v. hi
bothered. ' -
Whe,i tha I mg isinfllel, nteel lines
of Hie iiiper yards spread beforo us.
Ilaslilug under the me lights, v.-e were
away alnve yard i pcvl. Himulng a
locomotive bits one of Huso big
yards Is like shooting a rapid In a
canoe. Thero Is a bewildering mite
of tracks ll-.-htcd by red and green
lamps ti be watched the clesest. Tlu
har.inla uro multliilled.the inliiulo yon
pass tho throat, and u jvird wrei-k Is it
dreadful tannic. It imikci over) body,
from ror.tlmnstcr to llngmeu, furious,
imi not evci Htrtlnloniew wiintcd to
face an Inquiry o-i a )-ard wreck. On
t!iu other hand. Iu i-nuldn't afford to
lm caught by Pulpy, who vv.u cliatlti"
lilui out of pure caprice.
I saw Hie b iy holdlug the throttle at
a half if d l!i".rln: Hut nlr anxiously
aa v:o Jgmpisl Ihrmgh tli- frags, but
tho roughest ildliiT ou li-ack so far
bcila Uu llci us u i-nt'ilnii that whe-i
IIw ICO u: !dc::ly stuck l'e:"hiiaws
through mi open swllili wc Iimncoi
against tho roof of tlu cab like foot
balls. I gi-ilibed n brace with on.
hand mid with the ot'i r ivuha.l tu
sllmtlv-jly c.c.v.ii Ii IV.rt'Dliim'U'H
sldJ t selgj tha ttirittlo he held, hut
as I trhi t .-'. 't liliii o.T ll.' Jt-kel It
wlil. i u,ic:i 1 1 sp'.to of i:i.' c.::d tunicd
with lighlnli - I i I:') cyo.
".Vol" In i-.-.el, mil Ids voice rang
hard. TUj l'.t Uj!; tin; ire -leu 1'ius
hive at Ii : back i.ul l.'apel like a
f"l"hl-:u-I li i it Away v.v weal
air a the yc-d. Iliruifr'i tin eln'er'
and over tin Hot. My tu.-tli li.no inn
er he -tl the anu since, 1 do.i't lii
lit. : f, in c.i.-'.io anyway, mid s'ni--the
i I have k-Jit nlT. At the m in.eut
I was i-1 ii i-co-l that (he strain h-td
been l i.i liut-li. that !!.irt!ii! -u:e.v was
sunk craiy. He snt b.iuuel'.ig cletr t.i
tho iinf nud ciltriltr to Ida Isi-o.-s like
ll.it lil.i hlrate'.'y was dawning ou
inc. I.i fact. Ii.' vai iKir.ndlu; II bit
me. Kven lb sh ick nud scare of I av
Ing Ilm track mid tcnt'lir; cp I'-e yan:
had not driven Trim ll.t.t'i d i aew'.
no 'ill.1 the mist Impiriaut feature of
mir liltuatloa, which was, nliuvu every
Ihhig, to k.'ei oil of thu way of the
I felt every ma:'ie:it more mortlllel
at my attempt to ii'mt him off. I had
ibnc ihu irlik of tlu woman vvh griili.
the rel in. It was even b.'tt.'r to ity:
up tl'.- yard than to st-ip for I'oley
to smash tutu and re i tier the ullk over
Ihu i-jiil c.'iules. ItiirtholonioiT's dccl-
sle.i v.-e og.' of tlu tr.lltJ which mill.
Ihe runiicr-tiiitnnt perceptl in coupled
to lu'itaut renl j. The oiilluary dub
thinks what lu shlttld Irivo do.iu ti
avoid disaster rftcr It Is all over. Haw
thulo.uew llmii'ilil lufnre.
On wo Imnipol, ui-nuj frj;s..tliroii';h
Hivltihei, over cp'.lls i.nd lata targut
rods, who.i and (his Is the m'.vachi of
It nll-lho list got her fine feet ou n
ipllt switch, mr.du a outaet, and, after
n slew or two llko a bo-'ged huso, she
swung uii '..veet mi tlu rails again,
tender and all. HaitluLti-m.' alini off
with an itnder cut th it tiruiigtit tn it
double and nailed her feet, with Hu
nlr, right vvl.uiu she sin id,
Wo had lelj Ihe track pliwed it hun
dred feel across Hu yurilii and Jumped
on to iiuolher Hack. It Is tho only
lime I ever limnd of Ils Impfictilnj
nti)tlHre, but t was on Ihe ptiilno
Willi llarlholoinew .Mnlln when II
I'oley (hokisl his Irani the iintiuit
he sow our lilml lights bobbing. We
cllmbisl down mid run Isiek lie had
iophsI Just where we slmuli have
iliHiil If I had shut off. llnrlboliimew
ran to lliii switch to e.iimli e Ii Tin'
contact light, green, still tmriiiil like a
fale bem-oii. and link., .t did for It
showed Ihu switch had b-en iniupeicd
Willi ami exoneratiil Itaitlioloiacw
Mullen completely The attempt of
the strikers to spill th- silk right lu
the yards had only nuule the icptilu
tlon of n new engineer Thirty lulu
utei liter ihe iiilllloii dolhr train was
tuiinsl over In tin eastern dlvlsl m lo
wieslle Willi, iiud we biealhed, all of
us, a good bit camel
Itartlioloiuew Mullen, iii-w a passen
ger runner who ranks with Kennedy
and Jnck Moore iihI I'oliy and (leorge
.1 uii uc ucut iicruM the ynnl iiinlniir
Pirn-lair himself, g..t a ticrsouul letter
from ihu general mamifer coiupliuient
lug him o.i his pretty wit. mid he was
go j I en nigh to sly uotlilug whatever
We registered that night nnd went
to iiuppcr together rdcy, Jackson,
ll.irlluil.ituev.' mid 1. Afterward we
ilVopiinl InU the db-p.iU-'.iern olllce.
fijinethlng was coming from MiK'loud,
but the operators, to save their Hies,
couldn't catch It. I llstemsl u minute.
It wns Neighbor. Nuiv, Neighbor Isn't
great o:i dlsriatihhg (rains. He can
maku himself mulei-slooil over tlio
poles, but Ids sending Is like n buy's
sawing wo id uort of uneven.
However, though I uiu not iiiuih ou
iiumlii-; yim'i. I ilalm to be able to
take (he wildest ball (hat was ever
thrown nlnag Ihu wire, nud Ihu chair
was tcudi'ied me ut onco to cntih
Neighbor's extraordinary passes at thu
Mcl'l'unl key. They i-atiiu soiucthlug
To Opr i
Till Mnssncrco (lliat was tlio nrd Hint
stuck them all, nml I roulfl ivcnvKo
NdKlitKir was talking cmplutlinlly. He
hoil urparrnlly forgotti-u llarlliolomow's
last name and was trln- to connect nllh
tho onn be bad illsrcnicnibcro 1 Uiu ulidit
Ltforol trll Mnnsairco (rcfK-ntiit Nols'li
bor) thai Ii3 Is nl-l-1 rlglit. "Tell libm I
glvn 'lm ilnuhli inllciisb for today all tlio
v. ay through. And tomorio-. bo nets
tho IM to kctp. Ni:iCIIl!-ll-Olt.
At a mountain hunting jeo-t a
richly dressed, llurld bikltig vvotuan,
bedeckid with Jewell In the d'.Jllinc,
remarked to one of her fiitully party
III a loud, coulldciit lone, "The) 're tho
same crowd: I seen them people nt the,
station In New York " The tone, the
atrocious mangling of the KuglLh li:i
gnage, the ilren mid manner, elicited
the comment from mi old gentleman,
"How utterly isjirsc, common and
Tho guides mid native hunters In
itio nil the rules of grammar lu their
speech. They say, "Hank, I hain't got
nu terbacker In lids coit," and tho
like, utid yet their rude nud uncouth
Hpoech does "not strike any one ui'd to
(he words us "vulgar," ltottgli mid mi
grnminatlcal npc'ih from thu lips of
rough and uulelterisl men seems rath
or natural, but there Is n violent In
haruiouy and luapproprliteii'ss lu
commoii and hideous language from
tho 1110.11111 of men and women who,
from their wcallh, o.iporttiultles, dress
nud way of life, may be opecled In
pay some attentbn to the relltieiueiits
iin-l elegancies of llfe.-riillailelphki
A tJ.ith nllcged lo have been drawn
from Nupoleou's head nt St. Helena
was sold for .:i".o(i. I'or Kant's wig
only S'lll could be obtiilued, but
Hterue'i wig was valued at rl.Onil,
Two huudled dollars Is said to havu
been given for Descartes' skull, where
as .vi.l'Hi we i glii'ii fir "'io of Sir
Isaae New Ion's t 'oth, and WMHO was
offered for one of the te.-lh of Helolso
ut tho llmu whoi her bidy was ei
htiiucd. Tl.o viulstcci'it worn by lions-n-iii
his bo 'ii prl -ed at ijl'.n. his watch
lit 1111). Not III) till relies, however.
Ill which tl'i'te hiu been t-allle have
been geiiiilue. Vnlti.lro cannot have
owned more than a frai-tl in uf tho
walking sticks that have been sold as
Ids. and a tnu'e-'iniiii In I'l-atu-o iijciI
to boast that he had ilUined of 1:12
"last walking slicks" carrl.-d by Je-in
.lnci)ite-i Iloitsseiiu. A Paris tradesman
for a I ing time did an cpially lucra
tive business lu "Ihe last pair of Iron
Hern worn by Victor Hugo."
902-914 Nuuanu Street.
Importers and Dealers in
" 1 i . ; ll ,i
What Prominent People Say
The Harrison Mutual Burial Ass'n
Messrs. Hurrlsim Mutual liurlal Assn
fientlenan: Your AsCnclntlon not
only iiBsuros every member of a limn
er mid deci.tit burial ut u very small
cost, but relieves others of u responsi
bility tliuy nro not always prepared
patiikh ii. vam:ntin.
Messrs. Harrison Mutual llurlnl Asso
ciation. Ocntlenion: I havo carefully iiivcsi
tlgatcd the plans nf your Association
nnd urn heartily in favor with the
Idea. You may put me on your list ns
& member, and I recommend everyone
to Join whether they think they will
need tho benefit or not.
WM. W. IIAI.U
I value highly my own membership
In Hie Harrison Mutual liurlal Asso
ciation and iccomnicnd overy man,
woman mid child In Honolulu to Join,
I'. C. JO.NT8.
'WI""!."' IMP .Wll'-fl
. Legal Notices.
IN TIIK CIRCUIT COURT OK THI-J
ITRST CIRCUIT. THRRITORY OP
HAWAII. AT CHAMHKRS. IN ,
In tho Matter (if the Hstuto of Gone
vlevo Dowsctl Dunbar, Dcieased,
Nutlco Is hereby bIvcii that Ancil
lary Letters of Administration havo
been Issued to the undei signed Thu
Hawaiian Trust Company, Limited, In
tho Matter of the Kuttito of Genevieve
Ilowtctt Dunbar, Into of Helvcdere, for hearing said petition and nc-'
Marin County, Rtatu of California, ("Hints, and that all persons Interest
Deceased. ' ed may then and thero appear anil
All Creditors of tlio Hstate nro eIidvv ciiibc. If any they have, wliy the,
hereby notified lo present their clalmm1"""" bhoulil not be granted, and mayi ,
against said Rstate, duly mitlicntlL-itt-' Iresont evidence us lo who are cutl-i
I .1 n.l.l l.llll. .l.n .r...i..M .. ml. ...... l-lttllll 111 tllll Wlllll l.l-,lll..l-l- U,l ll.tSfH
-- ...... ...VII .,117 llfll- 1UIII.I1VID ll'"- ...-'l'. J . ...Ill III..I. .
any exist, even though thu said cfallus notice of this order, in tho Kugllsli -.
he seemed by . Mortgage uiKiu ltcjl l- lungunge, bo publlsheil lu Ilm Kveti
tule, to the iiiii.erslgued Hawaiian '"g ilullctlti newspaper, printed ami
Trust Company, Limited, nt Its olllco luibllshed In Honolulu, for three
!2.1 I'ort Stieot, Honolulu, Territory lucccsslvo weeks, the last publlca
of Haw-all, within six months fioin"011 to bo not less than two weekii
Hie date hereof (which Is dato of flrJ i Irrv Iouh to tho time therein appoint
publication of this notice), othervvlfe ed for said hearing.
such claims, if any, will ho forever "',c'1 Ht Honolulu, this 9th day o(
buried: March, 11)07. ;
And nil persona Indebted lo said Ib.) W- J. TIOHINRON.
Kstiitn aio hereby uotllled to makji Third Judge of the Clicult Court
immediate payment lo the undersign
ed us such Administrator.
Dated, Honolulu, Keh. :!8, 1907.
HAWAIIAN TRUST COMPANY. LTD.
Ancillary Adinliilstr.itor of tho
Kstato of Genevieve Dowselt
D024 1'eli, 23; Mar-'-', 9, 1C, 211
IN TIH.2 CIRC'l'IT COURT OP TIIK
Pirst Circuit, Teirltory of Hawaii. In
Probate; at Chambers. In tho Mut
ter of the Kbtuto of Prniirlsco Perrol
ra Madeira, deceased. Order nt No
tice of Petition for Allowance of Pi
nal Accounts nnd Dlschaigo in this
Instate. On leading and llllng tho pe
tltlQii and nccoiints of John Tendril
Ro-ii, AiluilnlBtrntor with the Will
annexed nt the Lstntu of Francisco
Perrelra Madeira, deceased, wherein
'Phone Main 308
Fine Wines and Liquors.
Gentlemen: I clu-trfully give ray
Indorsement to tho Harrison Mutual'
liurlal plan and believe It a great bon
ed t to ihu community.
Very truly yours,
II. II. PARKER.
Harrison Mutual liurlal Association:
Gentlemen: Kvery mini ought to
carry some kind of Insurance, it scorns
to me that this should come first, and
I have yet In find n plan which seems
more practical or more reasonable;
than yours. Am glad I have been n'
member fitim the start .
Very truly yours,
1IENIIY C .UHOWX.
Mr. W. W. Hall:
1 became u member of the nssoclt
Hon of which ou are Ihe president, a
litllj nfter its start, mid am satisfied"
with wind It had fulfilled. Tho deccas- '
oil memhsrs have received burial re
spectably, and had It not been for,
your attocliillnn their living ones
would undoubtedly feel tho fimornl ux-
pcuso consKicrubly. I recommend ov-
t-iy man arid wnninii and child to Join
'In. DA"1D L. A-I.
Ilm asks to bo allowed IIG.11. r.t), nnd
he charges liltnsulf with JICSC-JS,
nnd asks Hint tlio namo mny bo exam-S
ined and approved, and that a final
erder may be made of distribution nf
tlio propetty lemnlulng In Ills linmls
to the poisons therein entitled, andjj
discharging him and his Hitrctlc?
from all further responsibility imfi;
such Adinlnlstrntor, It Is ordered thuflkmi
Sloniliiy, the Sliml dny of April, A '.J
D. ISO., ut HI o'clock a. in. befni-.tS
the Judge of said Court nt the court
......... ..r .1 i.i . . . J
iiiinii in inn ciiiu iiiori ill iioiKiiiiiu,- ,
Island of Oaliu, be and tho same here-'
by Is appointed as the time and placi.
of Ihe l-'lrst Circuit.
(Sic ) J. A. THOMPSON.
I Clerk iif the Circuit Court of tho -f
I I!. C. Petcis, allot ncy for -linlii-
UfillO Mar, 0, IC, 23, :to
W. 11. CRAWPORD lias ihi. day
cold his Interest In Kong Piiok In tho'
llrui of WING WO CIIONG, .lotinf 7
genet al merchandise and entice res
taurant business ut Uii It. n i mini f
Btrcet, Honolulu, to the iiiub' signed.'
who assumes all debta nt die aaluu
Honolulu. Dated, MarSth, r.iu7. .
n-i . i . "s . nfi "j -iiiiifcm 'f ,i ,,i7J,i' . f( . (
' 1' ''k t" '?