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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. II., SATURDAY, OCT. 31, 130S.
OF tAe ICANSAS
By LOUIS TRACY,
Author of "The Wlnft of the Morning." "The PUlirof Lliht," Etc.
copyright, inoo. dy euwaiid j. clodd
(rroci Last Saturday)
"Xo.l'mi i'i ' v i . . -i I"' 1 J to-
"Very well 1 'i li 'i4 Miss li.ir
lug In nliout Am- l.'liii You won't
tlr till w
"What -fi ii' Hi (.-ilp without joiiV"
Bhe alui hi liuglud nt the Idea. Itc
bolted tin' ilixir ntul mil Into tbo
chnrt lioiiKo to tap tlio barometer.
It mot Ml appreciably. It wus rising!
All, U only tlio wind moderated he
could savo the Knouts yet! He glanced
at tlm coinpass: still the same course
not a fractlnti of a point gained to the
Juortli. That was liad. Tbo ship wns
'nlrcaily within the danger zone, l'niy
heaven for n falling wlml or oven a
'change to the Koutliwnrd! Still. It wan
In an altogether more cheerful iuockI
that ho logaliied the promenade deck
and ninilo hit way toward the baton.
Ho was In the very act of entering
tlio doorway when n shudder ran
thmitch the ship, and she Uflcd slight
ly. Clinging to a rail, he walled, rigid
as a statue. A t-ccoml time the (.Tent
steel hull shook, but much 111010 vio
lently, 'then tlio Kansas ran her !ioo
Into a slionl. swung round broadside to
tlio sea lifted (Willi, struck homily
and listed to port.
Courtenay was on tlio starboard side.
He heard a jell of dismay from the
men uttoudlng to the boats. Screams
came ftoui the salon. 'I ho sea leaped
triumphantly over the rails and nearly
Miiotucred hltn with Its ilensu spr.ij
So this was the end.' It had como all
too soon. And '"tint .1 place for the
ship to ho iv t 11 -.-twenty miles
from tho urnreit 1 nl. In tho midst of
a mm where 110 Iwut could llvel (lod
help them all!
OtltTUXAY Malted for the
rending of plates, tlio tearing
nsunder of stanch steel ribs
and crosslieams, which should
sound the knell of tho shlp'rt last mo
ments. Hut the Knii'jas seemed to bo
lu no hurry to fall In pieces. She
strained and groaned and shook vio
lently when a wao pounded her. Oth- J
crwfao she lay thero llko a beaten j
thing, oddly resembling tho llvlns but
almost uncoiibelous men stretched on
tho mattresses lu the forward salon. ,'
Coiirtenay did not experience tho
least fear of death. Imiollon of any
sort was ulready dead lu him. IIu
found himself wondcrlug If an unex
pectedly strong current setting to tho
t-outheust had not tipM't his leckottlng.
If there were any broken limbs turning
tho occupants of the salon. If i:is!o
had been Injured by bolug thrown
down Into his cabin. Ho looked nt his
watch. It was past 11. In four hours
there would bo dawn, liawn! lu as
many minutes' he might see tho day
tlat Is everlasting. Ah. perhaps not
oven four minutes! Tho Kansas, with
'n shlvqr, lifted to tho embrace of a
heavy bca, lurched to port and settled
herself more comfortably, Tho deck
assumed an eiibler initio. Now It was
posslblo to walk. There weio no rocks
here, at any rate. Coiirtenay at onco
Jumped to tio cuiicIujIuu that tho pow
erful cuirent whose existence he sus
pected had cut out for Itself a deep
wster channel toward the land and tee
Bhlp had struct: on the silt of Its back
wash. Aujliow, the Kan. was still
living. The lights wcro all burning
steadily. Ho could detect t,he rhythmic
throb of tho donkey engine. Ho felt
It like tho faint limit of a pulse. In
her new position the ship presented
Jess of a bolld wall to the onslaught of
the sea. Tho tumultuous waves began
to raeo past without breaking so fierce
ly. Had fcho started her plates? Were
tho holds mid engine room full of wa
ter? If so, Walker and his helpers
wero already drowning beneath his
feet. And when next she moved the
esgel might slip away Into thu depthsl
A mail rushed by, or tried to do so.
Courtenay recognized him as a leading
stoker who had temporary charge of
the donkey boiler and seized him
wrathfiilly, his eyes ablaze,
"llo back!" ho roared,
"Senor! Tho ship Is lost!"
"f!o buck aud await iny orders!"
He could hino strangled tho fugitive
In his sudden rage. Tho lliemnn en
deavored to gasp his leadlness to obey.
Coiirtenay relaxed his grip, and for a
tlmo at least one member of tho ciew
stuck to his post, fearing tho mad
captain mora than death.
A mob of stewards and kitchen
hands camo lu 11 torrent up the saloii
stairs. Coiirtenay met them, a terri
fying figure, and thrust a revolver In
"Back," ho shouted, "or soino of you
will dlo hero!"
Kven In their frenzy they bellovcd
him. Tho foremost slunk nway and
fought lu n new terror with those who
would urgo them on. Gray, bleeding
from n cut across tho forehead, kno(k
cd down a liinu who brutally toro Iso
Ixi out of his path. Tollemache, a
revolver In each hand, sot his back
against tho corner of tho salon nt
tho foot of tho stalls.
"I'm with you, captalnl" ho yelled.
Courteiiuy saw that ho had cotmucr
ed them for the Instant. Ho raised his
"Kchnve like men!" lie cried. "You
can do 110 good by crowding the deck
I inn going" to Hie" bridge In see If It Vi
possible to lower the lioats. Each
boat's eiow will l mustered lu turn
passengers and men ullke. If jolt are
cowards now joii w'll ttnow away
what chance there Is of saving J (un
lives." A revolver barked twice somewhere
in deik A bullet smashed one of the
windows of the music mom nud lodged
In 11 panel behind t'oiirlriiny. Thej
all heard the leports, but the captain
promptly turned the Incident to ml
"Yon bee we mean to maintain or
iler," he sub). "Mr. Malcolm, take
car.' that every one has 11 life lult"
A fort of cheer came from the men
Who could rail to believe hi a leader
so cool mid resourceful? He ran out
Into the darkness to discover the caure
of the shouting. A number of bailors
ami tliemen were salving to launch a
boat. There was a struggle going oil
He could not distinguish friend fro.n
foe lu the melee, but he threw him
self Into It fenrlc-sl.v .
"You fouls!" In' ihw'.el. "Y.v.i may
dlo niu'i I'ti'iiic'i witlm'it Mllta-' each
nt lie". Make way 1'ieie! Ah. would
Jolt?" He (.1 v'll t'u' g'' .It'i nl 11:1 up
llftel ' T.!f.' .'ii I sViicl: s.migcly at the
faie or 1)11' 1 Kin win, would have utcr
It. The 'Mitt of the louilvor caught the
sailor mi the temple, lie went down
HUo a stone. Coiirtenay stumbled 01 er
11110'Vr proMrato body. It was Mr
llojle striving to rNe. Their eyes met
In the gloom. Cn.irtenay stooped and
swung the other clear of the tight, for
the second anil third olllcers were
using their lists, and Walker ee:i hi
the burr) of his ascent from the stoke
hold hud not let go of n spanner. The
yells mid curses, the trnnipllngs of
dim forms hwajlng In the light, the
n.i:lig of the gale and the Incessant
crash of heavy spray made up a ghast
Ir p nilemoi.lum. It was 1111 orgy of
lei i'ii', of wild abandon, of hopeless
btlii lug on the edge of the pit. 11 stupid
mildness at the best, as the ship's life
lsiats on the Imrt side wero on the spar
deck. In their panic the men were en
deavoring to lower a dingey. Yot Coiir
tenay suw that discipline was legilu
lng Its Influence. Ho thought to la
rplrc conlldcnce and stop useless sav
agery by a fharp command.
"All hands follow 1110 to starboard!"
The struggle ceased Instantly. The
captain's order seemed to Imply some
new scheme. Men who a moment ago
would have killed any uno who sought
to restrain them from clearing the
bolt's falls now raced pellmcll after
their otllcers. No heed was paid to
those who lay 011 the deck wounded or
Insensible. Herein alone did those Chil
ean sailors dllTer from wolves, and
wolves havo the etcuse of fierce bun
fior when they devour their 'disabled
Stilt currying Itmle. Coiirtenay led
the coufubcd Iio.'d through 11 gang
way to the higher l le of the deck.
"Swing those bouts b:u.k to the spar
news: he said. "Cot rails mid tackle
ready to lift them to port. lMi't lose
rour heads, men. You will all be clear
of the ship lu ten minute j If joii do ns
j ou are told."
Two olHiers and a qiiailerinaster
prang forward. In an Incredibly short
space of time tho crew were working
with tcdoublcd frenzy, but under con
trol and with a common object. For
an Instant Coiirtenay was frco to at
tend to his chief officer. He boru him
to tho lighted salon companion. Royto
was deathly pale under tho tan of ids
biilu. Tho captain saw that his own
loft hand where It clasped tho other
round tho wulst was covered with
'Mlelow there!" ho cried. "Ilrlug two
men heie, Mr. Malcolm."
When the ihlef steward came lie
e directions that Mt lloylo should
bo takeu to tho salon ant Dr. Chris
"Scud bomo 0110 you can ttust to re
turn," ho continued. "Co then to the
lee of the promenade deck. Yon will
Uud others there."
Ho did not stop to ask himself If
solicitude for tho unfortunates wound
cd In the light were of nny avail. Ills
uilnd was dear, the habit of com
mand stiong lu him. Not until the sea
claimed him would ho cuso to rule
The clank of pullejs, the cries of the
sallnis ln.'inlng at tho ropes, told Mm
thnt the -row wero ut work. At last
he was free to go to the bridge.
IIo found Hit' ipinrtcruiaster lu the
chart house 011 his knees. When the
ship struck, t' oillccr of tho watch
bad been thrown headlong to poit,
Itccoverlng his feet beforu a tumbling
sea could tllug him overboard, lie haul
ed himself out of danger Just lu time
to tako patt lu tho fray on deck. He
camo back now, hurraing to Join the
captain. Coiirtenay, standing lu the
shelter of tho chart house, was peer
lug through tho lljlng scud to leuwnrd.
The mm was darker thero than It hud
beeu for hours. Around tho ship the
surface was uillkllke with foam, but
beyond the area of the shoal there
teemed to bo a remote chanco for a
boat to live.
"We're on u soit of breakwater, air,"
i,anj.jjie ua'onil olM
"Seems- llto It. is" the ship hard nml
"I am afraid so."
"I think the weather Is moderating.
Ho nnd see how tho barometer standi."
"Steady luiprouMitenl, sir," came the
"Any water mining In?"
"Mr. Walker said ho thought not."
"Perhaps It doesn't matter. Try to
net the first llfcbo.it lowered. Lot Iler
carry ns runny extiu bunds ns powllv.
Wo hau lost two boats. Itut do not
send miy women lu her. If nil Is well,
let them go in tho next one. Take
chatge of her yourself."
"Would you mind tjlng this hand
kerchief tightly Just heiv, sir?"
The cecum! oillccr held out his left
"Weie )ou knifed, loo?" asked Com
tunny. "It Is not much, but I am losing a
good deal of blond."
"The brutes the unreasonable
brutes!" mutteled tho captain. As he
knotted the linen Into a lough tntirhl
mict the oilier usked:
".Shall I icpoit to joii when the first
boat gets nway. sir?"
"No need. I shall see w hat happens.
When she Is clear I shall bring tlio la
dles to you."
Pride of race helped these men to
talk as collectedly as if the ship were
laid alongside a Thames wharf. They
knew not the Instant the Kansas might
lift again and turn turtle, jet they did
not dream of dot luting n hair's breadth
from their duties. Tlio second oillccr
went nft to carry out the captain's
instructions. Coiirtenay followed 11 lit
tle way, passing to leeward of the
chart house until he reached his own
quarters. There was no door on that
side, but light streamed through a cou
ple of large portholes across which the
curtains had not beeu drawn. He
looked In. Elsie was leaning against
the tnble to balance herself on tho slop
ing deck. She held Joey lu her arms.
She seemed to be talking to the dog.
who answered in his own way by try
ing to lick her face. Tho glass was so
blurred that Coiirtenay could not see
that she was crying.
"Hotter wait," ho mufteicd nnd turn
ed his gn7e seaward again. Yes, there
could Is) no doubt that the almost un
broken swell within half n cable's
length of tho ship promised a possi
bility of escape. Thero was no tell
ing what dangers lay beyond. To his
reckoning, the nearest hind was twen
ty miles distant, but the shoal water
might extend all tho way, and, with, a
falling wind, waves oaco disintegrat
ed would not regain any considerable
size. It was a throw of tho dice for
life, but it must be taken. Ho Indulg
ed in a momentary thought ns to his
own course. Would he lcavo the ship
In the last boat? Yes, It every wound
ed man on board wero taken off first,
and how could ho entertain even a
shred of hopo that his cowurdly crew
would preservo such discipline to tlio
end ns to iiermlt of that being done?
Tho answer to his mute question
came sooner than ho expected. He
had been standing there alone about
five minutes. Intently watching the set
of the sea, bo as to determine the K-st
time for lowering u boat, when, amid
the sustained shriek of the wind and
tho lashing of the spray, he heard
sounds which told him thnt tho for
ward port lifeboat was being swung
outward ou tho davits. Tho hurricane
deck was a mass of confused figures.
The two boats to starboard, 11 lifeboat
and the Jolly boat, had been carried
across the deck In readiness to Inko the
places of the port lifeboats. A lands
man might think that medley reigned
supreme, but It was not so. Sailor
like work was proceeding with the ut
most speed and system when nn acci
dent happened. For Borne reason nev
er ascertained, though It was believed
that tho men in the leading boat were
too anxious to clear tbo falls and fail
ed to tako the proper precautions, tho
beuvy craft pitched steruforemost In
to tho sen. She Bank llko n stone, nnd
with her weut n number of Chileans.
Their despairing yells, coining up from
thif churning froth, seemed to bo a
signal for the demoniac passions latent
In tho crew to burst forth again, this
tlmo In a consuming blaze that would
not be stayed. Each man fought blind
ly for himself, heedless now' of all re
strictions. Tho knowledge of this latest disaster
spread with amazing rapidity. Up
from tho salon camo a rush of stew
ards and others. Ovci borne. In tho pan
ic birlckcu lllght, Gray, Tollemache,
Chrlstobal, the French count and tho
head steward, not knowing what now
catastropho threatened, brought Mr.
Soincrvlllo nud tho almost tnnnlinato
women with them, leaving to their
fate 'those who, llko Doyle, wero uni
ble to move. Homo of tho mob rushed
up the bridge companion; others made
for tho after ladders used only by sail
ors; others again swung themselves to
the spar deck hjitho rails aud uwnlng
Btandardi Ev?n beforo Courtenay
could reach tho scene both tho second
aud third olllcers wero stabbed, this
tlmo mortally. Ho saw 0110 of tho In
furiated mutineers henvo the third of
ficer's body overboard, n final quit
tance for some Injury previously re
ceived! He emptied his revolver Into the
tumbling muss of men, but bo wus
swept aside by the fresh gang from
tho salon and perhaps owed bis
escapo from Instant death by falling
ou tho slippery deck. Ho was up again,
shouting, entreating, striking right nnd
left, but ho felt bitterly that his ef
forts now wcro of no avail, and he be
thought him that thero was only 0110
rcsourco left. Theso frenzied wretches
would destroy themselves and all oth
ers, so If ho would savo even a few
of tho lives Intrusted to his caro at
least one of tho boats must bo pro
tected. Tho strugglo was fiercest for
tho liossessjniLoXJJui tyuj UfeliQiUs.,Dy
n tttiTcrui'Qi'it i-i-ori tho Jolly Tioal taistil
So he ran to obtain help from tho
few ho could trust, from the tiny com-
1 y miMvji&zz!&.
Each ncm Jourjht Mindly or hlhnclf,
hccdlctt note 0 all rutrMitini.
pnny of wblto men lie had left In the
baton. IIo met them, n forlorn proces
sion, coming up to the bridge. The nil
powerful lustluct of self preservation,
aided, no doubt, by tho stinging,
drenching showers of spray, h.ld gono
far toward reanimating Isobel nnd her
maid, while Mrs. Somen lite, 11 woman
advanced In years, was able to walk,
though hcnumlicil with the biidden
cold. Courtenay unlocked tho door of
his cabin. Elsie, her face palo and tear
stained, but ontwardly composed, was
jot standing near the table, and tho
dog mining from her nrms tho moment
his master nppcarcd.
"Thank (Jodi" she snld, all of a flut
ter now Hint the solitary waiting for a
death which came not was ended. "I
feared I should nou-r seo you ugala.
Is tho ship lost?"
Tlio wild soughing of tho wind ren
dered her words Indistinct, and the
captain had no 'tlmo for explanations.
"In hero!" ho shouted to C'rnj-, who
had bellied Isobel to enter the chart
room, the first refuge available on this
"Sharp with it!" lie thundeicd when
Isobel wns unwilling to fnco tho storm
again. Tho men took their cue from
his imperative rtone. dray clasped Iso
bel In his nrms and lifted her bodily
through the doorway. Tho others fol
lowed his example. Soon tlio three
women were with Elsie In the cabin.
Isobel, by sheer reaction from her pre
vious hysteria, was sullen now and
heedless of all considerations save lior
own mlferj. When she bet ejes ou
ENIo slio mapped out:
"Yes. Captain Courtenay brought
mo to his cabin after our return from
the fore salon."
"Oh, did ho? Ami ho left mo with
those devils beneath!"
They both heard Courtenaj's hur
"I.c.iu tho ladles hero until we csr
come for them, Follow mo nt once."
Tho door slammed behind thu men.
Elsie helped Mrs. Somervllle toacluilr.
Then sho turned to Isobel nnd said
"It is a slight thing to discuss when
any moment may bo our last, but tlw
captain placed 1110 hero whllo ho weut
to bring you, IIo had gouo only u. tw
seconds when the ship Btruck."
Tlio crest of u wnvo combed over tho
Upper woiks and pounded tho solid
beams and planks of tlio cahlu until
they creaked. Tho bhlp lifted soine
wlmt as tho sea enveloped her.
"Oh, thin Is awful!" shrieked Isobel.
"If I must die, let 1110 dlo quickly! I
shall go inad!"
"Calm yourself, dear. Then r.uist
bo an end of our sufferings bevu. Ier
haps we may escapo oven yet."
"Yes, know. If any one Is saied It
will bo you. You loft mo down there
to-tnko my Chance among thoso ficuds.
You havo Iwen hero hours with your
precious captain, no doubt. Were he
looking nftcr his ship this might not
have happened. Why did I over couio
on this wretched vessel, nud with
you, who rijii nway from Ventana? I
should hao been w allied liy It. When
ho could work 1110 no other evil 1m
sent you. Oh, you Inue taken a flue
vengeaucc, Pedro Ventatiai Mqy yon
be denied mercy" as I am dented It
now! Uo away! If .vou touch mo 1
snail stilko joul I huto you! I toll
you I am losing my senses! Do you
wish mo to (cur your i'aco with my
Elsie, who would havo soothed her
distraught friend with a loving hand,
drew buck In real fear that sho wus
confronted by a niaulac. Thu utter
outrngcousness of tills now Infliction
bt ought teal's to her eyes. Yet she
choked back her grief for tlio sake of
Another heavy sea pltclifd 011 board.
Tho Kansas trembled nud listed sud
denly, IsoM screamed shrilly and
burnt Into 11 btnim of dry eyed sobs.
Iler mood changed Instantly Into one
of abject submission. Shu sprang to
ward Elslo with bunds outstretched.
"Oh, savo me, savo me!" she walled
"Cod knows, 1 am not lit to dlul"
Theio aio soino noble" natures which
find strength lu tho need to comfort,
the weakness of others. Elsie drew
the distracted girl close to her and
placed an nrm mound her neck.
It was thus that Coitrteii'iy found
then) when lie .appeared at tlio door
after a lapse or
them could measure.
"Now, Miss Maxwell, you first," lie
said, with an nlr of authority which
betokened somo new nunc of utmost
"First for what?" sho managed to
"You are going off lu a boat. It Is
your best chance. PitTase be quick." ,
"No, Mlsn Hating goes beforo me.
then tlio others. 1 shall como lart."
"Uiiic It as j-ou will, 1 addressed
you because you wero nearest tho door
Como along. Miss Ihirlng."
He walled for no further words, lie
grasped IsobePs arm and led her ut
Into tlio darkness. It seemed to bo a
ory long thno before ho relumed.
"Now. .Mrs. Somen Hie." lie said, but
that unhappy lady was so unnerrd
that lie had to carry her,
"Can you manago to bring the
mnld?" ho r.skcd over his shoulder to
Elslo. Sho stooped over the maid, but
tho girl wieslled nnd fought with her
In frantic dread of the passage nloug
the deck nhd of facing that bowling
sen In 11 small boat.
Elslo herself wns nlmost worn out
when Courlenay camo back. He took
In tlio situation ut 11 glume. He ph-ked
up the shrieking maid lu his strong
"You won't mind waiting for me,"
he snld to Elsie. "Ilon't uttcinpt to
como 11I0110. You are too exhausted."
It was n Duo thing to do, but she
smiled nt film to show that sho could
still repay tils confidence.
"I shall wait," sho said bliupl.v.
So sho was left tlieio all alone ngiiln
without even tho dog to hear her com-pnnj-.
HIS final waiting for tho chanco
of succor seemed to bo the
hardest trial of all. Tlio door
bad been hooked back to keen
It wide open, bo wind nnd sea invaded
tho film privacy of tlio cabin. Spray
leaped over tho ship in such denso
sheets that a considerable quantity of
water quickly lodged ou tho port side,
where Courlenny's bunk wns fixed.
Thero wero no means ot-rscapo for It
In that quarter, and tho niiglo nt which
tho Kansas lay would penult n deplh
of at least two feet to accumulate ere
-tlio water began to flow out through
tho door to the starboard.
At tlio great crises of existence the
stream of thought Is apt lo form
strange eddies. Courtenay when the
ship struck-aiul It was possible that
each second might register his last
conscious Impression found himself
coolly rex lowing various exphili.illous
of the existence or 1111 uncharted sho.il
lu n locality sllmtte many miles from
the known danger zone. Elsie, strung
half consciously to tho highest tension
by the affrighting probability of being
set adrift In a small boat at tho mercy
of tho sea roaring wltliout-n boa
which pounded tbo steel hull of the
Kansas with such forco that the
great ship seemed to flinch from each
blow llko a creature In pain-Elsie,
then, faced by such an intolerable
prospect, was a prey lo real anxiety
liecauso tho wearing upparei scalteied
by Courtenay on tho Hoor wns beeom
lng soaked lu brine.
She nctually stooped to rescue n coat
which 'was not yet saturated beyond
redemption. As sho lifted tho gar
ment a packet of letters tied with a
tapo fell from its folds. Sho placed
the cont ou tho writing table and on
dcuvorcd to stuff thu letters Into n
pigeonhole. They weie too bulk.v, so
sho laid them on thu cont. In doing
this sho could not nvold seeing the
words, "Your loving bister, Madge,"
written on the outer fold of tlu Inst
letter in the bundle.
And that brought a memory of her
previous visit to tho captain's state
room. She was Imupnblo of reasoned
reflection. Sho felt Unit If sho were
fated to llvo to a rlpo old ngo she
would noi cr forget n slnglo detail of
the furniture and decorations of the
room. She would hear forever tho do
lorous howling of tho gale, tho thump
ing of tho waves against the quivering
plates, tho rapid, methodic thud of the
donkey engine, which, long sluco do
scried by Its cowardly attendant, ivas
faithfully doing Its work and Hoodlug
tho ship Willi electric light.
Not thinking in the least what she
was doing, sho bcrutlii7ed tlio closely
tied packet. Sho wondered Idly why
lie trensured so many missives. Each
and every one, oddly enough, was
written on differently sized and varl
ously colored note paper, and it could
bo seen at a glanco thnt they wcro
from ns many different people. The
outsldo letter was tho most clearly vis
ible. Miss Courtenay wroto a well
formed, flowing hand. If handwriting
wcro a tlow to character sho wns n
caudld, geneious, open minded wocian.
Hut what was this? Elsie suJdenly
threw down tho lettcis, she had rend
a bonteiKO nt the lop of the pngo-twlee
beforo she actually uraspod Its pur
port. When Jts ilgulllcauco dawned
ou her she lUii.liei violently, for this
wus what sho read:
"I 11m glad of It, loo, boniutso uuder
uo other ehvuiuslnnces would I wish
to greet and embrace tho woman dos
lined to bo ypur wife."
Thu l.uowlcdgo that sho had Involun
tarily Intlilded on Cnplalii Couiteuaj-'s
piivatu affairs b ought her back with
a certain slight bhock to a senso of
actualities. The storm, tho horrible
danger sho was In, emerged froili shad
ow land, Why had ho not como for
'ler? Surely theio must havo been
bomo fin Iher mishap! Heinous! Was
sho aluno on tho ship, alono with tho
dead men and the dying vessel? Her
head swam Willi a strange falntness,
and Blio placed n hand to her ejes.
Then Joey sprang In through the
doorway and, with that splendid dlsie
gilld for nuillmeiit illsphijed by 11 fox
terrier that lias Just coino nut of n hrst
rate fight, shook his harness until It
(Continued Next Saturday)
W 1 fi '.ilhj. liVi'-n 1" "IIHI IW Mil II
Mado by men who know Iiow
For people who know what is
The dreaded bubonic Dlairue hni reappeared,'
ays the Citizens' Health Committee, "and
rllv a disease ol the rat." Kill oil the
Electric Paste. It is sutc death to rst:, and is cndorseJ by
both national and local health oliiccrc. The Government
buys hundreds ol pounds at a tlcr.e.
IRssi s&sdsS $ifo
la cold by
preput J on receipt ol price.
Even II you have no rats
now, get a box ol Stearns
Paste at once tor time ot
need and use it when tao
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all druggists end
stores or sent direct
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