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EVENING DULLETIN, IIONQLTJT.P, T. II,. SATURDAY, JAN'. 10, 1909.
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OF the KANSAS
By LOUIS TRACY,
Author of "Tb Wlnf of tin MornlnJ." "The Pilltrof Llht." Etc
COPYRIC1IT. 1000. DY
CHAPTER XIII CONTINUED
(From Last Saturday)
"Wile." lie R.1I1I, "you lollevc In the
effleat'y of prayer, don't you? Well,
llicn, pray now n llltlu. I hhnll lie glud
to thlnl: Iicii IlilJ time of danger has
pnsscd that we owcit something to
It was In lit -1 iiilnd Hint lio mint
nlioot tier within a few seconds, ntiit
tlio Immeasurable ngouy of the thought
reflected Itself lu his Lice: He hnd 110
nollon that ithe would glvo his words
a more direct significance than he In
tended them to lenr. Hut n strange,
boarso yell of triumph, the war cry of
an Alaculof leader who had hauled
himself to the bridge and found It un
defended, warned her In tlio snmo mo-
incut that nil was not welt with tlio
Sho sprang toward tlio salon stairs.
"Do you hear that'" sho cried In a
ringing voice. "There nro Indians on
board. Comol Wo must not slay hero
when our friends nro lighting for their
Chrlstobat knew that this ncllro girl
would readily outstrip him In n rncc to
tlio deck. Sho was nlrcady several feet
distant, but ho must detain her, no
matter what tho cost. If sho fell Into
tlio clutches of the ghouls then over
nuinlug the Knnsns sho might not ho
killed, but only wounded, and her suf
ferings would bo Inconceivable ere tlio
'You are wrong." ho shouted, with
convincing vehemence, "hut If you
wish to see for yourself nt least nllow
mo to go tlrst."
Wlillo he wns spcnklng he rnn for
ward. Blio thought ho meant what ho
snld and waited for him. Then ho
caught her right nnu firmly In I1I1 left
"Let us wait hero a moment or two,"
'No, not I am going now. You shall
not hold mo back. You don't under
stand. Tho man I lovo Is up there,
perhaps surrounded by savages. I-et
mo go, I tell youl If ho Is dying I shall
dlo by his sldol Let mo got Would
rnn liavn tnii ntrlbft vnilV" Klin turn.
etl on him llko an angry goddess and
strove to wrest herself from his grip. I
At llmf limtnnt TnllxinnMin nmt Pros, f
cuclo, tho only survivors of tho deadly
struggle forward, wcro driven back by
x rush'of Indians. They caught sight
of others leaping down the bridge com
panion. "To the salon. Courtcnayl" retrod
rollcniachc. clearing 11 path for him
self with 1111 Iron bar which ho svvuug
'.u both bauds. Followed by Frnscuclo,
'je Jumped Inside the salon gangway,
t'our savages followed, two entering
'hrough tho doorway behind hit". One
ulsed a tmtcliet-lll.e Implement and
.voul.l haw brained the Eiurilslitiuu
Mil not Chi litohnl whlpied ou? 'Js re
.'olver and shot him through the r.tdy,
-pleasing lh' girl's wrist lu his rr.iivv
I'he Indian pitched headlong i1ohi !(.
.talrs, falling limply ut Klste's f.-ff.
U10 utonped over the lerrlfjlug llg'.iro
Hid lelzed (lie man's weapon. I.vr
yj shone with a strange light. Kai
ell her nrms tingle. A wonderfol
power Fcciucd to llow through her
iKidy, ll'ue 11 gush of strong wine. Siu
was nssuicd that die. unaided, could
bent down all the puny, despicable
creatures who barred the path to her
Rhe vnultiil over the writhing form
of the Alneuloi' and made to climb tho
Ktnlrs, h'.:t C'hrlsinlul. ndiulnibly cool,
(lied a pi In and brought aniither Indian
to his knees. The mtoih! Indian's fall
niui'eil I'rascuelo to trip, mid tho Chil
ean, I01l.11! rlli to lib with 11 no. neu lint
sturdy opponent, lolled Into the talon
Ulsle drew bucl; Just In lime or the
two men would hae l.nocUcd l.er
down, i:cn as they weie i.'iniUu
over on tho sleep slen sho saw l'ras
cticlo's knife Hash. At the foot of the
stairs tlio Indian lay still, and I'ras
cuelo tried to rise. She helped him
clinlly. 'lliu iiwfuhicns of this killing
no longer appalled her. Kach dead or
disabled Indian was on.' less obstacle
between her nud Coiirteiiny. A third
time the rexolver Imrl.ed, lint ChrUto-
ti.il misMvl. It dll not matter greatly,
as Tollemiche had shortened his bar.
using It twice us 11 miner delws nt a
rock. Hut tho doctor did not forget
that he had only three cartridges left.
two of which weio bespoken long be
fore I lie fight began.
At last, then, the way was clenr. El
sie would have mounted tho stairs, but
an appealing hand detained her.
"I cannot walk, sennrlta. My leg has
given way. And wo can do no good
there. They nro all down."
A death chill gripped her heart at
"All down!" sho repented, wlillo lip
ped. "I think so," snld ho blnnkly. The
mnu wnu dazed Jy the ordcul through
which ha had pnssed.
As If to answer and. rcfuto him,
.Toot's hysterical yelp sounded from a
point close nt hand, and they distinctly
heard Courtenay's loud command:
This way, lloylol H'ally to the
"You nro mistaken!" shrieked Klslo,
wrenrhlug herself frco from tlio Chil
ean's" grasp, "Kblhlug shorT of violence
would stop her tiow. Tollcuincho dart
ed out Into tho darkness, and site
mounted tho steps two at a time. Chris
tlphnl panted by her side, Jlo was do-
EDWARD J. CLODD
:i.-i-isi. T. 'iv woul.l ilnu her uvv:i.
from i.ti.r do.'.btful t'lii'oh.iter 011 111.
h:itt.cl!i-!il nf l!u '(!;. Hut liU blooi
wiii iil'irue now with the li.ttt of com
l:i! He wlihed In t'.lc lighting rutdu
t'.i.tli b. 11 suicide's bullet.
Thev vvtru not Jet clear nf t'jo dojr
iv.ny when 111 otrior.llnar.v lr.nrt o
eheerli'g 1111 1 i.'.io.tts lu Eng'Mi m..
t'p.illbh iiiii-ulled their wolidellilg ear.
T'ii. mo-.iii U ti-eine 1 to come from th
Lea, fiiiri miiuu point very near to Ui
ship. A lo.id hubbub 1110-0 i.moug t ,
I Ind'.tns. Courtenny. clubbing hU ITJU
I riuhe.l past, with the do;: ut Ids heels
' uiid ran up the bridge companion
They could follow his progress iu hi
I laced toward the port side, and the;
heard It 1-4 u mazed cry:
"What boats ale t!io-;o'x"
"Vo.ir own captain," ranio tho mi
tittering jell, plainly nudlble hbovo tin
"Tli 1 1 I'l Mr, tlrhy!" screamed Hide
nud she. too, run toward tho bridge
with the doctor close behind.
"Sin!; every canoe you can gjt nlsug
side of and knock thos? fellows on t! 1
head who nro swimming!" roared Cour
te-.iay, wlio wns so carried uwny by the
floricncsM of the light from which In
had Just emerged that he would hau
given the Kiime directions to the arch
augul .Michael had th.it warrior iplrli
ionic to liU ul 1.
He iieenieil to liae jvim in the bad.
of his head, he turned so sudden!
when Elsie ueired bhu.
"All, than!, (iuil, you are rafc!" In
alil, drawing her to libi for nn In
M.int. ".Stati.l iheie, dear lieu P."
He pir.ee 1 her lu the forward nng'i
of tin1 brl.ige rail and leaneJ out ovel
the hide She understood that she must
not '.pe:il; to hlui then, but 11 went Jo;
overwhelmed her, and her eye.j inelticl
Chrlstolml. who hud ml-'Kcil 110 word
of EMe's frenzied piotest lu the Falon
nor railed to note the manner of Co.ir
tenay's greeting, teemed to take tin
collapse of his own aspirations with
the unmoved stoicism he had display
ed lu the face of danger.
Tlio ship's boats" he began, but
the i-nptuln mixed hN gun mid fired
twice 1111 niongnuu me sum m iuu .-
tel. Crlert of lialll Utlll good ileal ot
'.splashing In tho rea proved that he.
hnd expedited tho departure of several
Indians who were perched on tho rails
licyoud tho reach of Walker's steam
"The ship's lioats," went on Chrlsto
bal calmly. "hae turned up In sum
mysterious inauuer. Just In Hie nick o?
time. A few- minutes mole mid itiej
would have been too late."
The InilliiH jilteheil Imiilluim ibniii tin
Mil, JullltHj (Impliy nt Lille icl,
Wlici) 0 moro extended kuowUdgo of
all that had happened. Joined to a 11 leer
ndjustiuent of the time factor III event J,
enabled l!lle to le.illre tho extraur-
illutiry dellveraiKe from duath whldi
sho had been ouchsafisl that night sho
began to appreciate tho service which
Chrlstolml reudeied her lu dUcussltig
matters with such nonchalance.
H.irely 11 minute had elapsed sluie
they weio In the throes of 11 slrugg'o
which piomlsed to Lo the last net of
a tragedy. The ship was then overrun
by n horde of howling savages, mini
dclied by -the desperatu lesUtauco of
fcred by the defenders and lulhlcss as
wo) vol lu their lust for destruction.
Now tho Kansas wns clear ot every'
bedaubed Alacujof savo tho mnny who
cumbered the decks either dead or so
seriously wounded that they could not
move. These men wcro so near nklu
to animals that this condition Implied
iillliunto collapso sate lu a few In
stances of fractured skulls and broken
limbs. I'roni tho Hunt stage of a hope
less butchery tho survivors of tho
ship's company wcro suddenly trans
ferred to a position ot reasonable se
curity. It wus not thnt tho arrival of
tho ship's boats meant Huch.un acces
slonof .llgJltlng strength .that ihoA,la-
cmoTBYdbia wrr isaro tmiiio wire trvic
tory. tlray nud his companions were
badly armed. Tho Indians remaining
In the canoes could have pelted then) to
shreds In n few minutes. Even those
on tho ship hnd the power to resist nny
attempt by tho newcomers to gain the
decks, nut the superstitious savages
had already screwed themselves up to
1111 net of luminal during In delivering
a night attack, mid the nppe.irmicc of
boats tilled with men of whose light
lug qualities they had nlrendy such n
lively experience quite demoralized
them. They lli'd without attempting
a counter 11ssao.lt.
At Inst the sounds of coulllct died
away. The black w titers closed over
'the dead, the last swimmer Miulshed
Into the clleuce. The spasmodic bark
lug of the dog, the groaning of men ly
ing 011 tho decks nud the shouts ex--hanged
between Courtenny mid Orny
for the guidance of the boats were the
only rcmalnlug symbols of the fiercest
crisis which had jet befallen tho Kansas.
Elsie, wandering through n trnncellkc
mare of vivid Impressions, awoke with
n start to the fact that Courtenny wns
giving directions for the lowering of
tho ship's gangway, meanwhile receiv
ing Information us to tho Identity of
tho boats beneath.
"Mr. Malcolm Is In chnrgo of tho
Jolly boat," dray was saying. "Miss
Hnrlng and Mr. and Mrs. Somervllle
are with him. Miss Daring's maid Is
dend. Senor Jerrorn Is lu my boat.
No. 2. Wo hnvo been on White Horso
Island nil this time, but wo hnvo seen
nothing of the other lifeboat."
That meant that two boats out of thoso
which quitted tho ship had arrived thus
opportunely. Senor Jcrrcrn was the
Spanish mining engineer who had been
hustled Into ono of tho craft manned
by tho mutineers. And Chrlstobat was
"Well. Miss Maxwell, you mid I can
took forwnrd to n busy night. Tho
ship Is littered with wounded men, and
our newly nrrlvcd friends must 'bo
worn with fntlgue."
Ills smooth, even sentences helped to
dispel tho stupor of munrcineut which
hnd made her dumb. And tho first
reasoned thought which came to her
was that tho Hpaulsh doctor had treat
ed her with the kindness of mi Indul
gent parent, for Elslo wus fur too uu-'
uelllsh not to be ullvo to the unselfish
uess of others.
"How good you have been to me!"
she murmured. "I cnu never repay
you. I remember now thnt t said
dreadful thlngJ to you l.i the salon.
Out you did not know what It meant to
mo when I realized that Captain Cour
tenny might bo falling even then be
neath the blown of thoso merciless sav
ages. I have not had u chance to tell
you that he has asked mo to bo bl
wife and I hnvo consented. 1 love
blm moro than nil tho world. And you.
Dr. Chrlstobnl. you who know my fa
ther and mother, who have grownup
daughters of your own, you will wish
U wus not easy to lienr when it
came, although ho hnd guessed the
truth already. Hut ho choked back
tho wrath mid despair which surged
up In him and said, with his stately
"I do wish j 011 well. Elsie. No man
can hope more earnestly than I that
you have made the K-ltir rlioliv."
Then bu turned with 11 leiinlu abrupt
ness which reminded her f the change
In hi manner Mie had noticed mite or
twice during recent days and quitted
tho bridge. She sighed mid wus sorry
for hlui, knowing that he loved her.
Courtenny. who hud been far too
busy to pay tu-cd to 1111 thing U-yond
the bilef light between tho boats mid
the emiot-s. perceived now that tho
gangway wns lu position. Lights were
shining on liotli the upper nud lower
He stretched oat his hand nud drew
Elsie to hlui.
"Are jou alone. swcetlunrtV" ho
"KM me. theu. nud go to meet your
friend. 'I hey will be aboard lu los
than 11 minute. Oh, Elsie. I thought 1
hud teen the last of you!"
"Win It to bail uu that!" she mur
mured, a great content coothlug her
heart and bra 1 11 nt her lover's udiuls
tlon that he was thlnklug of her dur
ing the worst agony of the fray. Ho
gnve her 11 teatsurlug hug.
With her soul tinging n canticle of
Joy, she passed from the bridge to the
lower deck. Mr. Hoyle wus waiting
theie. holding 11 lantern
"Huh!" he grow lis) when ho ca-.v
her. "l''iaps 3011'H Is-lleve what I tell
you before your hair turns gray. If not
sooner. I.uck! Did any man our
nave mull luck ns the skipper' Why,
tf ho fell off Moug Won:: he'd flud
circus net rigged up to cutch him."
"I agree with jou so fully. Mr.
Hoyle." sho whhporci'. "that I uiu go
ing to marry him."
"I guessed us ninth," he miswered.
"At nny rait, I fancied It wouldn't bo
for want uf axln' 011 his part,"
It was a wan mid broken spirited
ljobel whom Elsie led to her cabin, but
notwithstanding her wi etched state
her e.ves quickly took lu tho orderly
condition of tho room, 1
"I left my clothes shewed nil over
tho lloor," she said, with n nervous
ness which Elsie attributed to tho
hardships the had undergone. "Why
did you troublo to pack them away?"
Then Elslo told her of her hunt for
tho powder box mid wus so obviously
unconcerned about nuy Incident other
than tho ndvcutifrcs they hnd both ex
perienced since they parted that Isa
bel questioned her no further. A bntli
und a chaugo of clothing worked mar
vels. Though thin nud wcuk for wnnt
of proper food, neither Isobel nor Mrs.
Somervllle hud suffered lu health from
tho exposure mid thort faro Involved
by Ufa on the Island. It was broad
daylight cro they could bo persuaded
to retire to rest, thcro was so much to
tc,U.unil to, lien r,
(Continued Next Saturday)
Notice Is hereby given that the land described la the following
Schedules will be open for application!, under l'art 6, Land Act 189b,
I Sections j!8 6 to 31 2-lnclnstve, Herl ed Ijiws uf Hawaii), for Homestead
Lenses, at and nftor'uln o'clock A. M., Wednesday, January 27, 190D, al
the olTlco ot tho Sub-Agent, Sixth Linil District, (which said oClce will
bo established for thnt day), at the OjuU House, Kopna, Kauai,
... KAl'AA FLAT KULA LOTS
Lot Hlock "J" Lot Lot Ulock "K" Lot
No. Area. No. Area. No, Atea. No, Area.
8..7C00 Sq. It. 13.. 7000 So.. It. lu.,7000 Sq. Ft. 15. .7600 Sq. Ft.
9. .7500 Sq. Ft. 14. .7000 Sq. Ft. 1 1 . .7600 Bq. Ft. 1. .7600 Sq. Ft.
10.. 7600 Sq. Ft. 16. .7600 Sq. Ft. 12. .7600 Sq. Ft. 17. .7500 Sq. Ft.
11.. 7600 Sq. Ft. 1C. .7600 Sq. Ft. IS. .7600 Sq. Ft. II. .7600 Sq. Ft.
12. .7600 Sq. Ft. 17. .7600 8q. Ft. H. .7600 Sq. Ft. IS. .7600 Sq. Ft.
Lot No. Area.
7 1.0 Acres
8 1.3 Acres
9 2.8 Acres
19 3.1 Acres
20 2.ti Acres
21 3.0 Acres
22 1.2 Acres
23 1.4 Acres
24 l.t Acres
26 4.1 Acres
26. , 4.3 Acres
MAUKA TAIIO LANDS
l.ot No. Areu.
19 0.9 Acres
, .20,., 0.7 Acres
21 0.0 Acres
"22 1.0 Acres
23 1.0 Acres
24 1.0 Acres
' ,2j 1.0 Acres
26 1.0 Acres
27 1.0 Acros
28 1.0 Acres
10 1.0 Acres
, ,1.7 Acres
, .1.0 Acres
, .1.2 Acres
, .1.9' Acres
, ,3.2 Acres
Lot No. Area.
7 0.8 'Acres
8 1.0 Acres
9 1.0 Acres
10 0.8 Acres
11 0.9 Acres
12 1.0 Acres
13 0.9 Acres
14 0.8 Acres
15 0.9 Acres
16 0.C Acres
17 0.9 Acres
18 i0.9 Acres
37 0.9 Acres
All applications for said lots aru to bo made In person by the applicant,
at tho office of tho Sub-Agent of the Sixth Land District.
Maps and further Information may be obtained upon application to n
O. K. Dovorlll. Sub-Agent, Sixth Land District, or at the offlco of the under
signed, Judiciary Uulldlug, Honolulu.
At the same llfno and placo, there will be sold at public auction, under
tho Provisions ot Part 6, Lund Act 1896, (Sections 278 to 286 Inclusive. Re
vised Laws of Hawaii), Qoneral Leases of the following described lands.
MAl'KA TAUO AND KULA LOTS
1 l.C Kula
1-A 8 Wet $18,00
2 4.6 Kula
2-A 1,0 Wet 33.40
3 3.4 Kula
3-A 8 Wet 26.60
4 2.C Kula
4 -A 1.0 Wet 25.00
C 2.1' Kula
G-A 1.0 Wet 23.40
0 1.9 Kula
6-A 1.0 Wet 22.60
.' .9 Wet
KAPAA FLAT AOIUCULTUItAL LAND
1,76 Acres Agricultural land $30.00 per annum
Lot No. 6
Lot No. 7
Lot No. 8.
Hental payable seml-nnuually lu t dvance.
Term of least, Flvo 15) years frt 111 date of sale.
The following lots will also bo sc Id under Ueneral I.eaBes.
IMPIIOVKD AND UN1MPIIOVED LOTS ON KAl'AA FLAT.
Ulock. Lot No.
!.. 18440 Sq, l't.
3 17275 Sq, 1-1
4 1... 21600 Sq. Ft.
6 24000 Sq. Ft.
5... ( 11260 Sq l't.
8 14400 Sq, Ft.
11 12826 Sq. It.
12 11990 Sq. l-t.
13 1379" Sq. Ft.
1 23G0O Sq. Ft.
3 6318 Sq. It.
C 8280 .Sq. Ft
3 11290 Sq. Ft.
3 8490 Sq. Ft.
9670 Sq. l-t.
7000 Sq. l-t.
8600 Sq. Ft.
6760 Sq. l-t.
40503 Sq. Ft.
22760 Sq. l't.
3,4 18000 Sq
..22500 Sq. V
. .22500 Sq. l-t.
..22500 Sq, l't.
... 19700 Sq.
,,22500 Sq. Ft.
,22(00 Sq. l't.
..23000 Hq. Ft
...21200 Rq. Ft.
, . 22500 Sq. It.
...15000 Sq, Ft.
...16000 Sq. Ft.
Hental payable semi annually In advance. ,
Term of Leaso, ten (10) years frt in dato of sale.
Sub-Itontlng, sub-letting or assignment of any Interest or right to occu
py of use premises to be prohibited unless written permission Is first
obtained from the Commissioner.
Improvements to be maintained.
Lessee to pay all taxes anesod.
Reservations regarding land requlied by the Government for settlement
or public purposes will be embodied In each ot the above leases.
For maps and further Informntlor, apply to the Sub-Agent, Sixth Land
District, or at the office of the undersigned, Judiciary Building, Honolulu,
At the same time and place, there will be sold at public auction, under
Provisions ot Part 4, Land Act 1895, (Section 276, Revised Laws ot Hawaii),'
the following described lots; ,
KAPAA TOWN LOTS. ' 1 Y,ft$,
niock, ' I,ot No. Area. Upset Price.
"A" 1 1.9 Acres $4(0.00 Including Improvements
Ict No. Area.
27 0.9 AcrnJ
.0 9 Acres
42 0.96 Acres
43 0.7 Acres
44 0.6 Acres
45 0.6 Acres
46 0.86 Acres
47 0.6 Acres
No. Area. Hental.
32 4.0 Kula
31-A 1.0 Wet 131.00
33 ....... ....8.5 Kula
...' 1.1 Wet 60.60
' 34 : (.4 Kula
3 Wet 26.10
35 4.2 Kula 16.80
36 .' 4.3 Kula 17.20
' 37 6.0 Kula 20.00
40 1.5 Kula
3 5- A
35.00 per annum
20,00 per annum
30.00 per aunum
25.00 per annum
$ 5 0'i
and Impinvetnents ...
and Improvements ...
and Improvements ...
nnd Improvements 18.00
and Improvements 180)
and Improvements 1800
und Improvements 18.00
and Improvements 18.00
and Improvements 18.00
and Improvements 20.0)
und Improvements 15.00
and Improvements 50.00
and Improvements 30.00
und Improvements 75.00
and Improvements 6 i.VO
and Improvements 18.00
and Improvement 25 00
and Unimproved 24.00
aq. l-t. .
Sq. Kt . .
Sq. l't. .
Sq. Ft . .
Sq. Ft. .
Sq. Ft . .
Sq. Ft .
. . 6895
. . 760O
. . 7500
PAYMENT OF PURCHASE PHICK. Tho Purchater lo pay tho Com
missioner Twenty (20) per cent of tho purchase price ut the time and
place uf sale, and twenty (20) per cent of the purchase price at tho end
of each year thereafter until til! entire purchase price shall have been paid.
Unpaid Instalments of the purchase price chall bear interest at the rate ot
tlx (6) per cent per annum after the date of sale, payablo annually there
after by the purchaser to the Commissioner, on said pay dates.
Purchaser of unimproved lots In IllocVs "C", "D", "M" nnd "N", will bo
required to erect Improvements of not less than One Hundred ($100.) Dol
lars assessed value on said lots, during first year following sale, and to
maintain Improvements of at least said assessed value.
Purchasers must be citizens of the United States orhave declared their
Intention to become citizens of the United States as required by Law.
No person will be allowed to purchase more than one lot.
Maps and further information nuy be obtained upon application to E,
O, K, Dovcrlll, Sub-Agent, Sixth Land District, or at the olllco of the under
signed, Judiciary Uulldlng, Honolulu.
At the same time and place, there will be sold at public auction, nn
same terms of payment as Kapaa Town 1-nts, If gold to the purchasers of
said town lots; otherwise. It sold for removal to other premises, for cash,
the following buildings and Improvements upon Kapaa Flat.
Upset Prlce.Dulldlnc No.
Adjacent to Hlock
On Lot 4. Hlock
On Block "i", Lot
Any other buildings, fences, or other Mriirtures to he sold at pnbllo unc
tion nt same tlmo und place at discretion of Commli.i'loner.
For nil further Information, npply at tho office of the undersigned. Judi
ciary Uulldlng, Honolulu.
JAS. W. PRATT.
Commissioner of Public Lauds,
Honolulu, Oahu, T. II., December 24. 19"8.. '
Dec. 26. Jan. 2. 9. 16. 23.
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