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EVENING BULLETIN. HONOLMTAT, T. II., SATURDAY, OCT, 2f, 190S.
OF Me KANSAS
By LOUIS TRACY,
Author of "The Wlni of Iho Mornln." "The Pillar of Llht." Etc
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CHAPTER III CONTINUED
(iTom Last Saturday)
Tlii' I'unenii.iiiK feiitonio was ullcrcil
u-ry lowly nnd elemly. It was cl
ilcnt ho meant lliu ship's company lu
understand him. llurnro any of hit
hearers nttemptod lu rjiicr.tloti hint ho
Jninincil the Kon'werter o:i his head
nml rnn up tlio stnlrs. Tho dog fol
lowed somewhat ruefully, (ho cozy ra
Ion hclns far more to his HUlng than
tlio wind swept, spray lashed chart
house. Mr. Malcolm promptly stirred
his myrmidons with a command to fall
In liy boats' crews, mid Uomez won
his chief's npi)rovnt hy quietly translat-
ins mo captains orders. Heyond Mro. i clttht Knots under cany steam. There
Fomcrvlllo'u subdued Robbing there i f'W ly " o'clock, whi-i the furnaces
vim muo ouiwnni manifestation that ,
nnoincr crisis In tho history of tlio
Kansas and her human freight had
come and gone.
AS n little jcast leavens much
flour, so does the liresenco of a
f few stout hearted men giro
HtrciiKlh and cournso to n mnl.
tltude. Although tho rumor soon went i
the rounds that a irlant wnvo which
pooped the ship had carried away two
of her Bk boats, there were no vlslblo
rlgns of flurry In tho measures taken '
to cijulp tho remaining boats for use,
Tho men had confidence In their oOl
ccrs. r.vcry ono worked smoothly and
All told, there were eighty iicrsons
on board when tho Kansas left Val
paraiso. Of these, hotcntoon. Includ
ing the olllccrs, were of Huropeaii birth
or llneago. Tho remaining slxty-thrco
were men of mixed nationalities, rang
ing from Spanish rpeaklng Chileans to
.negroes. There wero eight under
towards, a cook and his asrlstints
fcsn nearly fifty sailors and nrerMn.
Unfortunately tlio explosion of tho
otokvliuhl had killed tho chief engineer
mid oao of his Juniors, wnllo six stok
ers wero dead and several Injured.
It was illscotcrctl that boforo ho died
the chief had shut off steam nml thus
preented tho accident from assuming
far more serious proportions. Tho sec-.
- , , ,
mid engineer, a Now ens lo tnah named
talker who rushed to tho englno
room at the first Indication of n mis
Imp, found his chief lying lu collapso
on the lever platform. Wnlkcr prompt
ly opened certain levers, which allowed
the fti'iun to escnpo freely; then ho
carried his comrade out of tho spume
to the deck. It was too late. Partial
suffocation had pheed too great a
strain on n iltsenreil heart. Ity tho
time Dr. Chrlstobal was summoned n
brao man was dead.
Courtenay, who had left Instructions
that ho wai to be called when the
Kvaugcllstns light was sighted, was
sound r.sleep. In the elevnled quar
ters assigned to tho captain tho nolso
of tho explosion differed Uttlo from tho
thunderous blows of tho sea, but tho
stopping of tho engines awoke him In
stantly. He felt tho ship Jurch away
from her course mid saw tho quick
sweno of tho compass Indicator over
his head. As he ran down the gang
way leading from tho bridge ho heard
tho olllcer of tho watch say:
".Something given way In tho engine,
Several minutes elapsed before ho or
Walker, aided by willing oIunleers,
could pcnetrnlo tlio depths of tho
stokehold. Tho place was a clinmcl
house, a stifling pit, flllcd wllh tho
charred contents of Hit! urnaccs, which
gavo off tho most noisome fumes ow
In? to Iho rapid condensation of steam
nnd water escaping from tho damaged
pipes. Hut tho galo raging without
sen oil ono gool purpose In diking
plenty of nlr down tho cutllallng
cowls, (irndually tho choking atmos
phere cleared. Courtenay was tho first
to reach tho lowermost rung of tho
Iron ladder, whonco ho looked with
tho eyes of despair on n sccno of depth
Tho electric light wns uninjured. It
revealed tho lioilles of several men,
either dead or Insensible, lying amid
tho scattered coal. Shovels, btoklug
rods mid pieces of Iroii pinto had been
hurled about in wild confusion. Tho
door of ono furnnco was blown clean
out of Its bolls, furnnco bars and firo
bricks strewed tho Iron deck, whllo
each tlmo tho thlp rolled tho heavy
clank of loose metal somewhere In tho
englno room proved that the damage
was not confined solely to tho stoke
hold. If Courtenay could havo dropped
quietly Into tho sea through the sfout
hull of tho Kansas ho would hnvo wel
comed tho certain result of that bitter
moment. Hut ho wns tho captain, and
men would look to him for salvation.
Veil, ho would do all that was possible
and, at any rate, die at hla post, bo,
choklug back Ids misery, ho orgunlzed
tho work of rescue. Slings were form
cd of ropes, and those men lu whom
any signs of life wero vlslblo wero thn
first to bo lifted to tho upper deck.
Tho stokehold wns quickly emptied of
Its Inanimate occupants. Living nml
dead allko wero carried to tho tin
rmmnted second class salon forward.
Then Courtenay left Walker to solve
tho puzzle of tho accident nnd report
on lis extent, whllo ho climbed back
to the brldse, theio to tacltlo tho far
innro pressing problem of tho measures
tu bo adopted It ho would save his
Ship. .. . .... -i , - i .
tDWARD J. CLODE
it was typical ir the man that tils
first act was In wipe the prime of the
Rtokohntd off his faeo nml hands.
Then ho drev a chart from the locker
la which ho hail pineal It two hours
carllrr. Sir. Uoylo, who hail been at
tending the nls'.i.ils ho'.h by Blrcu ami
rocket, Joined him, Courtenay poluteil
to n phi imiik In the chect.
"We were there at 0 o'clock." lie
ealel. ami his volco wna ro sternly that
I"? sreracd now to he free from the
I mat touch of nnilcty. "The coniw
"as sonth-tn-eatt, and iis.ilnst this
wind and jc.t, together wllh a stroiis
etirrent to the nor'cnit. wp would riako
blew out. we were lure.
Ho Jnhbed l:i a phi a little fnither
down tho chart. Mr. Iloylo grunted
"Huh!" he Bald.
Couitciiiy g'.nnced at n chronometer.
"It Is now n quarter to l," ho went
on, "and I reckon that nlnco the shin
"""""S loaml wo h-ivo been chrrlsd at
tenet sk knots to the tlor'east."
"Huhl" grow led Mr. Iloylo again, but
'"""' trlllo nearer Iho chart. To
'', Kl(""'n eyes the fltuatlon was qullo
"'lU'lf. 1'nlesn by Uod's provldcnc
Boniu 'n'meto happened tho Kimsj
was a dim noil fchhi. The pin stuck
where the ndmlrallv chtrt iccoriled
Houmllngs of 1(K) fathoms with a line
rnnd bed. The longliinle was ".".."0
went of (Iroenwlch mid latitude ."1.3.1
south. Staring at them from the o'h
crwlte blank rpare which showed the
wldo cxpnuro of Iho Pacific wan an
onilnn.is nolo by the compilers of the
'Seamen are cnulloned not to make
frco r.ttli there rhores, ns they are
ery Imperfectly known, nml, from
their wild, desolate ibnracter, they
cannot bo approached with safety."
Itlght In the track of the drifting
chip lay a uigticly outlined trio of
dread Import "Hreakcrs. Islet (coni
cal). Duncan roc'j." llchlnd this sin
ister barrier htuoil tlio more definite
Whllo IIor.io Island, while, ruiiuliig
duo north and ninth a few mlli-s away
, ,, ,, , ,..., .,.,.,.. .,,.
iu till.- vuntniHii) iiiii t nuiiiiii. ii'-
,,cd no wI,cIl prnf(.ft,C(1 t0 lnnrU tho
C0118t or IInnovel. lgIlullI, tM.Mng
fearful slgnlllciiui-o to thn unknown
character of the region, n printed com
ment followed tho dotted Hue, "This
coast Is laid down from distant ob
servations on board tho Iteagle." Bo
the sea face of Hanover Island had sal
lieon visited by civilized mnn for near
ly Blxty years!
Neither man spoke w hllo their prac
ticed scrutiny took In these dctnll3.
Tho roaring chaos of tho gtlo told
what fate awaited them. The elemen
tal forces had douned the black cap of
tho Judge nnd sentenced them to
Mr. Iloylo pursed his lips. Ho looked
Bldownys at Coiirtcnny.
"Huh," ho said. "What's to bo dono?"
"I propose," nnsweicd tho captain
coolly, "to endeavor"
It was then that tho giant wavo
leaped madly over tho poop, ns though
the sea were resolved to swallow Its
prey without further warning. Tho
Fccond olllcer, outsldo on tho bridge,
had to cling to a stanchion for his life.
Courtenay and ltoylo saw two boats
wrenched from their davits nnd car
ried overboard, whllo n bulkhead for
ward was smashed Into matchwood.
Tho half caMo quartermaster at the
wheel muttered "Mndonnal'' nnd tried
to remember n prnyer.
"I propose," continued Courcnny,
raising his volco so that tho other
might hear, "lo glvo tho ship steering
The rrcnntl ntjlrtr oulHlde cm the firltlpr,
hud fn llii'i ion tniirhfaii or his life.
wnv by hoisting the foivKall. Will you
fcco to It? Then I Intend lo warn tho
passengers mid uinUo such prepara
tion.! aa nro posslhlo boforo wo btl Ike."
"Huh," ugived Mr. Iloylo. lie look
tho Hhoit cut over tho rails, lu u few
eeconds the .iptuhi heard n How of
wnalttJ'iianJj,,i"l"i bo ' 'i';v ''':,t. !
Then Coiirtcnny went to his own
cnbln, In which, I.i the hnslc of his
eilt, ho had Imprisoned Joey. The
dog iccolted him wllh delight, for Joey
knew n leal galo from n sham ono ns
well as nny man lieforc tho mast.
Courtenay patted his head, opened a
drawer In the writing table nnd drow
forth two photographs, which ho kiss
ed. IIo replaced them, locked tho
drawer nnd went out, lotting tho dog
como wllh him. That wns Ills farewell
to his mother nnd sister. It was the
first and last sign of sentiment ho ex
hibited during that night of great en
durance. When he returned from tl' salon he
found tho chief olllcer examining the
"Do you think we havo any chauco
of making Coneopelon strait'" ho ask
ed, pointing to the doubtfully marked
channel which separates Hanoer and
Duke of York Islands.
"If wo set tho lunlus'l wo might
bear up a bit."
"Hnh," eald Mr. Hoyle, nnd ho was
off ngaln Into the spindrift.
lie It understood that tho rails car
ried hy a big essel like the Kanrnit
me of lltllo practical vnluo save under
certain conditions of wind nnd sea.
when they nro rigged to steady her and
thus glvo help to helm and propeller.
Still, they might servo now to cniry
tho ship a point or two toward the
north, nnd this was tho boIo nxcmio of
crenpo which remained.
Leaving tho chart on tho table, where
It wns secured by drawing pins, Coiir
tcnny went back to his cabin to obtain
n pair of sen boots. Seeing Joey sitting
on his tall nnd shivering, tumble to In
dulge In n comfortnblo lick because tho
taste of salt water was hateful, ho
hunted for n padded mackintosh cojt
which ho had procured for the dog's
protection In cold latitudes. He ran
Tacked two lockers lieforo ho found It.
Several articles wcio tumbled In n
heap on Iho floor hi his haste, and ho
did not trotiblo lo pack thcin nwny
again. IIo buckled Joey Into tho gar
ment, fastened his own ollsJiVn: ud re
joined the second officer on the bridge.
A glance showed l:lm the dnrk wall of
tho mainsail rising nbnft tho nftcr fun
nel. Tho qunrlcrninster nt tho wheel
ba lug recovered his wits, wns keeping
tho ship's noso up to tho wind by n,
steady pressure to port. Tho galo was
as llerco ns ever. Tho seend officer
shouted In Courtcnay's ear:
"I am afraid, sir, the wlr.il r.r. shift
ed n point."
' Coiirtcnny looked nt tho com.oass.
Tho ship, wns bearing exactly north
past. He hnd hoped that the tails
vould otinblo her to shape duo north
nt least. Unquestionably some spiteful
fiend was urging her headlong to ruin.
Had (ho wind but scored ns much to
the couth ho might have chnnced tho
run through Couccpclon strait or even
weathered Duke of York Island. IIo
nodded to his Junior, whoso presence
on tho brldgo wns n mere matter of
?..rm owing to tho powerless condition
Df the ship and the Impenetrable wrack
or foam and mist that haired vision
tiKead. and strode oft ou n tour fit In
paction. Ah wind and son were now
healing more directly on the port side,
thare was some degree of shelter along
Iho coorod-!ii deck to stnrboatd. IIo
found that two boats had been cleared
of their hamper nnd lowered on tho
davits until they could In- Hwuug In on
the promenade deck. Tho men were
thus able to provision them mora easi
ly than In their exposed berths ou tho
par deck. Ho watched tho workers
for n few minutes, showed them how
lo stow' and lash somu biscuit this
more securely nnd continued his sur
vey, meaning to look lu ou Walker and
' He had to pass the cabins set apart
for tho two girls. Tho ports wero
lighted, and through tho window ho
could sec somo ono ecrlng out nt him.
Owing to tho thickness of the glass
mil Its blurred condition ho could not
toll whether tho occupnut wns Klslc or
Isobcl or Isabel's maid; but, wIiocmt
It wns, n hand seemed to slgnnl to him
(o open the door.
He unfastened tint bolts nnd held n
half door slightly ajar. Joey, ever
eager to bo out of the pelting storm,
hnpicd Inside, and Courtenay heard
"flood gracious, Joey! Where Is your
"Do )ou wnnt anything?" asked
Courtenay through tho chink.
i:isle Binlltd at him. Kho was wrap-
lied lu a heavy ulster and had n tam-o'-shanter
tied (Irmly on her head by a
"Mr. Malcolm thought wo had better
bring llfo belts from our cabins. I
came for mine, and I looked out and
saw you. I wnntcd to ask you what
had Itocome of Dr. Chrlstobal. I hope
you don't mind."
Not In tho least. I am just going to
him. Would you enro to come?"
Oh, I shnll bo most pleased!"
Ho Is attending tho Injured men,
you know, nnd there nro others there
who nro beyond his help."
"Perhaps I mny lio of somo assist
ance." "Come, then. When I open the door
step out quickly and hold tight to that
mil, nnd don't movu until I toll you."
Ills manner wns curt enough to
pleaso tho superioress of n nunnery.
i:islo wns awed Instantly by the
gllmpso sho obtained of tho Hying scud
within tho narrow' area of tho salon
lights, but she obeyed directions nml
piescnlly found herself crTiiging des
perately to tho brass hand rail which
ran breast high along tho outer wall of
her cnbln. Then she felt nil nrm grip
her tightly nrouiu) tho wnlst, mid sho
heard a voice, which sounded ns It It
had traxeled down n long corridor,
shouting lu her ear:
"Lean woll back and trust to mcl
Sho had no Idea (hat wind could
blow like that, especially when tho
hjji yon Kolllir. Ill t';i himiid illieptlun.
It shrleTeii aim whittled nnd lore at
tho cam as sldo nwnlngs with n eho
menco that threatened to tip tlieui
from their stays. Courtenay held her
glued to his left stile, mid there was
something reassuring lu Iho h-cllko
grasp. Sho had n dim notion that ho
need not squeeze her qullo so earnest
ly until sho passed n gangway which
led to tho port Bide between the deck
cabins nnd the music room. Then sho
changed her opinion. Were It not for
tho strong , nrm which held her sho
would hnvo been Mown Into the rea.
To reach tho forward salon they
hnd to pns tho boats near which
Com loitiiJichificr nliicc! fnhfs frttfilc.
Courtenay hnd hailed, the sailors saw
them. During tho II rat lull one of tho
"The senor captain Is escorting ono
of tho llngllsh scnorllns from Iho sa
lon." "Where Is ho taking her to?" asked
"It will lie nil tho same wherevcrsho
Is. If tho ship goes, wo go."
"Who can tell? These Kngllsh nro
stupid, 'fhey always try to sae wom
en first. Onco when I was on the"
A few words In SpanlMi reached
them from Mr. Doyle, and they went
on with their work. Hut such mutter
ed confidences nro eloquent of mis
chief when tho pinch comes.
At tho forwnrd end of tho pronie
uado deck Just beneath (he brldgo l'.U
tie rccoltcd another reminder of tho
force of tho wind, which was rendered
almbst Intolerable by the lashing ot
"I can't-go ,pu!" she gasped. Couf1
tcnay felt rather' than heard that iho
was speaking to'h'.m. Without further
ado he picked her up In his arms and
deposited! her, nil Hushed and breath
less, In tho shelter uf tho foro salon
hatch. If sho wero mi anxious to reu
her friend the doctor, he was deter
mined she should not Ih disappointed
"o tlmo for explanations," he said,
whllo sho tremblingly clutched nt n
rail which gave support down tho
rouipnnlonwny. "Dr. Chrlstobal Is be
low, but 1 fear jou will Hnd n shook
Ing recite. Perhaps jou had letter let
mo take you back."
"So, no; not on my account. I think
I nm past feeling any sentiment. I
would far rather do hutm-thlug. bo of
EOine use, lumeuT slight."
A pungent smell of Iodoform came
to them up tho hntchwnft. Joey, who
had followed braiely In their wake
and wns now n few steps down tho
Hairs, crept back. awed.
"At least let me ask Dr. Chrlstobal
If you mny come. Vnu will be -quite
t-nfo here If jou grip tho mil. i:on If
n ben breaks mcr the hatch It cannot
touch you. .May I lenvo you? And do
you mind holding Joey?"
Klslo detected n return to his earlier
manner, and she was grateful to him
for It. Sho did not llko him so well
when ho was stern mid curt.
"Yes," she said. "That Is only rea
sonable, but please tell him I shall not
bo lu tho wny. 1 know that there are
wounded men to bo attended mid dead
men down there too. I shnll not
scream or faint, liclleio me."
"I nm suru of that. Not ono woman
lu a thousand could hao played and
sung to cheer others ns you did nfler
tho accident happened."
It might haio been Iho reaction from
her exciting pnstago along the deck,
but Dlslo experienced a sudden warm
glow in her face. Somehow It wns de
lightful to hear those words from such
a man In tho hour of his supreinest
trial, for she renllzel what It meant
to him, even though his llfo wero
Bitved, If the Knnas became a wreck.
Sho stooped, ostensibly to grasp tho'
"Hcfore jou lenvo me." she said, "let
mo tell you how sorry I am for you."
IIo ran down tho slnlr and entered
tho small union, which ' had been
hastily comerlcd into u hospital. Per
haps it would be heller described as u
luminary, for It held more dead than
IIlug, Chrlslobal, aided by two sail
ors, was wrapping lint n round u fire
man's soared nrm, Happily there was
ii n nbund.iucu of cotton sheets avail
able, and the men tore them Into ships,
Hut the comp.ir.ithely suiull supply of
cotton wool rallied In the' fillip's stores
ami lu Iho doctor's private medicine
chest hnd long since nil en nut,
"Miss Maxwell Is heie. Sho asked
mo lo bring her lo Jou lu c.iso sho
might bo able to render you somo ns
slslance," explained Courleuay."
Chrlslohnl drew himself upright,
with Iho slowness of mi elderly man
)" '"' " '" stlHn-1,1.- .
"Mlss5Tiixwc!r lietoH no repented,
obilotisly stirptlsed, If not lliplrnsl.
lie waved a hand tuwant tho men laid
on mattresses on the deck. Most wcio
quite motionless. OthcrJ writhed In
ngony. "She caunot como It Is im
possible." Courtenay saw Hint the girl could
do no good now In that chamber of
death. The mere memory of It would
bo nn abiding honor, llo wanted
Chrlstobal himself to send her nway,
but tho doctor had taken off his co.it
nnd bared his nrnis. ills appearance
was grimly businesslike.
"Will yon toll her how much I nm
oMIged to her for liof kind tltnncli'7
I'.ut, you see. It caunot bo permitted.
Please say that I hope to Join her In
tho salon lu n quarter of nn hour.
My work Is nearly ended. I mn sure
you wilt make her understand that this
Is not n place for n woman."
Again he swept the row of silent
bodies with u comprehensive hind.
Yet the trhlal thought Intruded itself
on the sailor that this elegant old
Spaniard dologlted the task of ex
planation to him solely because he ill I
not wish to appear before MUs Max
well lu n somewhat disheveled state.
He dismissed the notion nt nuce.
"How ninny?" he asked, glancing nt
the quiet forms which born no bnnd
nges, "Kloven now. I!y the wny. Jurt ono
word. What chance have wo" Chrls
tobal put tho concluding sonliuco hi
Courtenay answered In Iho uamo lan
guage: "A x cry poor one. Itut I shall
como lo tho salon nnd warn yo'i, That
will bo only fair, ilon't you think?"
"Most certainly. Well, I may ns well
lnlsh hero." And the doctor signed to
his helpers to lift tho next sufferer on
to the table.
Courtenay returned to the stairway
At tho top stco'l Mule, looking cngrrly
fev his reappearance. A sense of ii.mt
terahle anguish shook him for n n-eond
as ho saw tho sweet face. Instinct with
life mid Wanly, gazing down nt hliu.
How monstrous It wns to think of such
a fair woman Isdng battered out of
recognition against tho rocks! lie hit
ills 111) savagely, nnd It Is lo lie feared
tho words he swallowed wero not those
of supplication. Hut bis eyes were
calm and his olco well tinder control
when ho said:
"Dr. Chrlstobal Is captain below
there, Miss Maxwell, and ho nlnolutc
!y otiss your presence. IIo was ox
leodlngty distressed at liclng compelled
to send you such n message, lloweier.
he will booh explain matters to you lu
person, ns ho Is coming nft utmost nt
Elsie wns disappointed. Sho dreaded J
l 'io return to Iho salon, with Its queer
ly assorted company. When sho quit
ted them they wcie lu u state of Inde
scribable distress, Cray unit the Eng
lishman were helping Iho chief slew
ant lo adjust life belts, but lsobel was
lu A frenzy of despair, her maid had
fainted, De Poluclllt nnd tlio Spaniards
were muttering nltoripite n.tpeals to
tho mints and oaths of lit'"" (baiidon-
incut, nnd Mrs. .Somen Me was nlinnrt
unconscious, whllo her husband knelt
by her side mid wrung tils bunds In
i.bject uilsory. Anj thing was Letter
than lo go back to that woeful assem
bly, jet sho choked down u protest nnd
"I nm i caily, I nm afraid 1 have
lieeu u bother to jou, Cjptnlu Courto
na.v." "Say, rather, you hnvo given ma
hois: I think henien has work for
j ou to do hi the world, Let me go out
first. Ncjcr mind Joej Iloeaiistrug
glu along behind. Steady now Head
down and lean well ngalnst the wind,"1
i:Mo found, In her nuiaromcnl, that
there was less sense of danger lu fac
ing tho wind than In Isdug driven
along before II. Moreover, sho had
greater confidence during this second
transit over Iho exposed portion of Iho
deck. Sho felt Courleuay drugging her
nil Irresistibly until they gained the leo
nf Iho smoking roopi. Ho let her rest
thciu beneath the ladder leading to tho
bridge. Then n strange rouilslou of
feeling cainu to him, IIo experienced!
uu oerw helming desire not to Iki part
ed from her. Ho had a sickening fear
that ho might never ceo her ngnln, so
ho shouted u-ry closo to her cheek:
"Would you like to sit J 1 1 my cabin n
Uttlo while If I bring Miss Daring?"
She thought that would lie splendid.
Courleuay, If any one, would succeed
hi calming Isobel. Ill onler to m.iku
heri'clf heaid she hi turn had to put
her lips qiiltu near to (.'oiirtenay's face.
"Yes," sho cried; "1 shall be only too
pleased. Hut bo patient with her. She
1 1 very frightened."
There Is no accounting for tho wink
ings of u man's mind, Com tcuny, at
no time u lady's man, mint certalulv
had other matters to attend to Just
then. Yet hero ho was thinking only
of u woman's comfort. Ills illsui.il
forebodings wele banished by a rush
of absurd delUht at the thought that
he would lima nn opportunity of speak
ing to her occasionally. Whntli bravo
girl she was! What n wlfo for a sail
or! lu truth, theso were mini notions
that Jostled lu his brain when his life
nud hers weie not worth nn hour's
puiclinse. IIo drew her lo tho foot of
the ladder. '
"Kim iiheml, Joey!" ho cried. Tho
dog, it weird little llguro, leaning for
ward nt n ridiculous angle against tlio
ti nrlug w Iml, ols'j edlnstautly. ",'ow,
jou," he said to Ulrle, "but wait until
I pass j ou nt thu lop."
Though her skirts wero troublesome,
she maiiiiid the nscent. then sho
win laken off her feet again (rid hard
,y I. new . hele sho was until she found
her'i'lf I I the h iven of ('uurteiuij's
cab! i. Jo,-,. .ns ghiil lo be there to)
lie h ok hhntelf noisily In his heavy
"Yi'.i wo'.'t mind If I f.nteti the doi.
ou oa?" An I the n'.p .i'ii mi f.i.' fmg a
!i'. .' '. J -
(Continued Next Saturday)
Nofce . I 'I
Housecleaning "" C
Pff f I lip
Will do the work w
The ingredients and method of
manufacturing this soap combine
to make it the best article of the
Kind and it is a
Your Grocer will supply you.
I in Ms Stomacti (g2
GM A peculiar chemical In Stearns' Electric Rat nnd Roach Paste V J-)t
K makes rats and micewho have-catcn it I:el liks a red-hot ctovc hi Jw.'i (Aft
l& the .tomaeh; when they MWi
M gfosss'ids E8ectim& ffiMm
mRsiE &m8 HGS8&B3 iPasare &Ywlwt
I life ihey rush out ol the house lor water. In a lew moments they ,'1v"TaiH
I jjM tuo dead - quIcVly dried up by this cure death to rts and mice. VOpxTU!
M Fin hi th& Bubonic Plague Iti1 J 3Xff$A
j rats. Stearns' Electric Uat nnd Roach Paste Is Guaranteed Bfil ff-p'MiA
V to kill the rtts or money refunded. TtcHk M ftii''ufel
2 oz. box 23oj 10 or. box 01.00. lakM3TT&5llR
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I 1 STEARNS' ELECTRIC PASTE GO.JrjSp
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JCPPC for ANY TIME
IkCCrS in ANY WEATHER
It costs less than half as much as ordin
ary cows' milk.
Best for all table and Kitchen uses.
Guaranteed to bo perf eotly imrc ,
Ask your grocer.
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Honolulu Construction and Orapj
PHONE, OFFICE 281. P. 0. BOS 154,
Fort St., Opp. W. 0, Irwin & Co,, Ltd.
Wc do all kinds ot Teaming; also deal iu Crushed Rock, Wliits nnd
BInck Sand, llioken Coral, Garden Soil, Etc. SAFE MOVING A Sl'E.
AT ALL GROCERS.
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