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FAT.N'IN'fl DULLFTIN, HONOLULU, T. II.. SATURAHV, MAY 29, 1909.
' m$ ,
Dr. Schurmann, Hours 8-0 a. a.
3-0 p. m. 224 Emma Square.
ie Sing Kee--Flumber r.nd Tinsmith,
iltnllli .St., Int. Hotel ml Puiialil.
For Walanae, Wnlulua, Knhuku anJ
Way Statluns D:I5 a. m., M:20 P. in.
For Pearl City, Knn Mill and Way
Station 17:30 a. ra., 9:15 a. in.,
11:05 a, m., 2:15 p. in.. 320 p. m
5:15 p. m., $9:30 p. m . tll:"0 p. in.
For Wnblawa 9:15 a. in. and
8: IB p. m.
Arrive Honolulu from Knhuku,
Wnlnltia and Walauau '8:30 a. m..
..5:31 p. in.
Arrive In Honolulu from Kwa Mill
ami Pearl City 17:40 u. in., S:3ii
ii. in., MH-3H a. in,, 1:4U P. in., '4-.3I
p in., 5:31 p. in., 7:30 p. in.
Arrive Honolulu from Wuhlawa
8:30 a. m. and BiSl ii. ra.
t F.x. Sunday.
t Sunday Only.
The Hitlclwn Limited, n twohout
train (only first c.'.ihh HcketH lion
orod), leaven Honolulu every HiiiiiIii)
at 8:22 ii m.;' ri'turnlim. arrives In
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COR. HOTEL and NUUANU.
manufactured from purr dlitllled wa
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and offices at 25c per
hundred in 10-lb. lots
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in town the
OF ALL KINDS.
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j,i 1 1 ig-yjT
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do the work of two and lay
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BY SOTEAL Biii
FiTOM "TBUE TALES OJ?
WAS fourteen when I became A
pony express rider I lind one
or two adventures In that pur
suit which may prove Interesting
to read. They wen- certainly Inter
esting enough to nu at the llnie The
Joli was worth $12." a month nod
meant ceaseless danger
The Importance f the pony express
has to n certalu extent been lost sight
Of, hut It inlsht lie well to Impress ou
the reader the fait of Its value ut that
time In connection with the ureal trou
ble occurring Khorllj nfli-r Us lucep
Hon between tin sections of our i-nuu-try-the
lll war of im; The dim'
cullies of communicating with the
ii.-.ij u.ii,.itt. fiii7ne ,o'V,ie raclile
through the route via I'niiainn or the
passage around Capo Horn would
bare left effective Information stale,
dot and unprofitable on account of the
time, and the fact that Hie southwest
section was not open for communica
tion to Hie L'nlnii authorities ut Wash
lugton emphasized It necessity
The pony eipress, by giving the gov.
eminent faclltlles for quick communl
cation ipih It for those cbi'ys -wan en
abled to keep In touch with every
niocment and counteracted In no ef
fc live manner wlut nilgbl have re
sulted lu n scpnrnllon from u of our
grand I'aelllc jiossesslons.
Its service bad been repeatedly sug
gested to congress, but after several
years of agitation It failed of govern
ment nsststance through (he then dis
united alius of many cougrHHslouat
leaders, and eventually It was under
taken by Messrs Russell, Majors. Wud
dell & Co at their own risk mid re
sponsibility, ii imlillc sitrlti-d. patri
otic iictloii for which they never re
ceived proper tlnanclal recognition.
This was the great government
freighting tlrm under whom I had
scried us tuiirler between Its over
land wagon trains. Its ohjec t was to
cover the vnst telegraphic gni be
I ween New York and Sun Francisco,
which began nt St. Joe. Mo., nod Muled
at Sacramento. Cjl.. with greater
speed, n distance of more tbnu 'J.OCXl
miles through u country totally unin
habited, bar snvuge Indians At that
lime It took months for congressmen
and government otllclals to reach the
Golden (lute or to urrlve at Washing
ton, and It took from twenty two to
twenty-live days to send a message
from New York to San Francisco
across the continent. It bad taken
stugecoaches three weeks or more to
go from the. Missouri rjver to Sacra
nieiito lty means of relay stations, am
In number, cmplo.v lug CJHI h.irdy
riles and from eighty ( a hundred ex
pert riders uiv emplovers in id. 'i pos
"Tiic fioiti's pluii'jc knueheti i'ic mini u
slhle for dlspatchcsnnd messages writ
tun ou tissue paper so ns to avoid all
unnecessary weight to be curried that
distance on the bucks of swift ponies
lu from eight to ten days. The route
chosen Is uow truversed by the Onion
I'aelllc rnllroud, lu those days an al
most trackless wilderness, swarming
with Indians and highwaymen.
On the :id of April. 1H.VJ. two riders
started, one from Ht. Joe, Mo., and one
from Sacramento, Cul. At the btart
the dispatch bags would be thrown
over ii unnr's saddle. The rider would
tnnntir nml rlile nt tnti hoaoiI tn flirt
.. . .., m, . ,
ursr. relay siaiiou, i ucra n iresu pony
would bo waiting, on whose back tbo
dispatch bugs would be hastily thrown.
then on: again, and so ou till the "re.
lief" rider would suntch the bugs find
. dash off with them for the next lap of
the long rate. The relaj-B averaged
fifteen miles npart Forty-five to 105
miles semlvveekly each way at full
speed over rough country was n rider's,
dally Muut, Riders sturted at forty-
live mile trips and ns they became
fTurilenoIi tool: The longer irlrt which
latur.-ill..' brought Hmn ' i.er piy
rhls was uot mi easy Jul, r. r a four
leen-.vear old Isiy. I'.ut I Mini, to It In
pile of Milling bones tiinl u i mil head
Tor th flrst threi- months had no
mishaps I began lo Ihlnl. Hie talk of
dancer was all bosh. 'I lien us I was
galloping il round n curve on a hillside
trail one day I rode flush up to a lev
eled pistol The mon behind It told me
to throw up toy bainls obeyed.
There Is tin use arguing with a loaded
pistol, frontiersmen lu those days
shot to kill The road ngent dismount
ed and walked up to tne t take my
saddlchigs. I tried to took scared
ami harmless He lowered his re
volver us he reachisl for the bags.
Just then 1 whirled iuy ik.iiv around
The little horse's plunge Inxkisl (he
man oft his feet, mill n Mr'v l.lik from
one of the Iron shed hoofs grazed the
feljow'a bead, knocking bliu nenselt'ss.
, Having no further luten-st hi blui, I
wai glad enough lu make my escape.
Here Is n further adventure of Im
port: One day I galloped up to a relay
station and found uo relief xny wait
ing for me. Not n soul was lu sight
Rut I heard men yelling and shooting
down by the corral back of Hie statlou.
I Jumped off, rlrle lu one haul and my
twenty ound pouches lu the other,
and made for the trees that hid the
corral from the trail. I thought from
Hie noise thaflhere must be an Indian
raid there at least.
I reached the little clearing above
the corral In time to see a glgintlc
buffalo bull charge through a hunch of
cattle and rush ou toward the door
yard of the statlou. Knur or live men
were yelling at the top of their lungs
mid blazing away at him with guns
and revolvers. Rut If any of the shots
reached the brute they only served to
madden him all the more It was no
business of mine, so I stood there,
laughing nt their rxclterient Rut nil
nt once I stopped laughing and turned
sick nt what I saw.
There, uear the door of the cabin,
pla'ylng with n big wooden doll, sat n
llilte girl perhaps three years old. She
wore n little red clonk, and the bright
bit of color had caught the mad buf
falo's attention. Mown nt the uncon
scious playing baby rharged the great,
furious brute. The men saw her peril
Just nbeu I did. and they tired wildly
lid came forward nt n dead run. Rut
they were too fur nw-.iy.
A wotuuu nlli Kile.iliitug out Of the
house mill rushed Inward the child.
She had no weapon of any kind and
probably couldn't b-ive used une If she
hud hud. I'ul I KiipiMise mother love
made her forget I he horrible peril and
she wnutcd lo Cle wlt'i her little girl.
Women tire onicll:ios braver, I think,
than men, espis-1 ill.v wlieie tlielr cbll
ill en lire -inceiiici!
The buffnhi was uot llftoeii yards
nvvn," from the child when I brought
my rllle Instinctively to my shoulder
I wouldn't give mji-elf time lo think
win I must happen If I should miss.
It was one of thoM' times when u uiau
inusl Uot fall In his utiu.
Just I lien the liihy looked up and
saw Hie murderous brute. She clapped
both bunds mid gave n squeal of de
light She p nil il lily thodght IhcMie.ist
was Mime new sort of playmate.
Ai she called out I llred! The buf
falo's lugs seemed to tuck themselves
up under him. The liupelul of bis
rush curried him nlong the grouud full
ten feet, and tie came lo u Mop with
his bend not six Indies fruui the little
glrj's knee, stone dead
Then after the men had pounded me
on the back till I was sore the child's j
mother Insisted on kissing me. How a
hisilthy fourteeil-veitr-old ImiJ- does
loathe to lie kissed!
Although among the .vouugest of the
courlcis, I seemed to have tilled the
lilll nml uiib ,ie,i,n.it.l ns wiim .liiltimv '
Try. In $1M) per month, but to u more
My age nt the time of riding the
pony express will naturally create at
tention und possibly surprise from the
readers of the present day, as the
youth nt that age lu the west from
fourteen to slxjeen was In many re
spects, a man from the tloie he could
shoulder a rlrle or lire u pistol, wltb
all ii man's responsibility, bur voting.
Of course I -suppose In the centers of
manufacture. Indoor work or in mines
It Is necessary to protect children un
der the child labor law. Rut the con
ditions were such ou the frontier that
tho hoy acquired uu early experience,
md both the Indian boys und the
while boys at the age of fourteen or
fifteen were ranked lu every way as
factors to be accounted for on any oc
casions that arose demanding energy,
itnmlua and pluck.
Hundreds of other boys at that time
. Were III
he snme class ns ulyself,
and able to do and dare
The Importance to the white mau of
quick commuulcalloii won dawned ou
the Indians and aroused theiu to spe
.l:i) endeavors to harass. Intercept aud
kill off the messengers lu charge of
Hits work. Consequently after the first
few weeks pony express rldlug became
probably oue of the most dnugerous
occupations known lu the world's UN-
t"".T- aui1 luy uew ro,1,e wai1 ,he lmt-
1 1? 7
Tie reader can Imagine that It wis
lonely. It demanded endurance above
the ordinary t Cefy the summer's
heat und winter'! snowstorms and
blizzards, rklll In crossing temporary
bridges nml dangerous streams with
shifting fords and treacherous (pilot
suuds, which bud to be ofleli got over
at uljbt. sometimes swollen torrents
nil horses nod riders bad to swim,
momentarily liable to nmhush hy Hie
eve alert savages, then the tnnuarchs
of the prnlrles. The reader will under
stand that the Indian was master of
alt the lountry outside the rifle rntige
of a statlou or fort. This gave to the
very atmosphere n sense of continual
peril, making possible n death so hor
rible that Its possibility was ns trying
to the Imagination us capture made Its
decree a certainty, wllh all the horrors
That many riders met this fateful
end Is history, while other escapes
were simply miraculous Those who
came out ullve ou the arrival ut a sta
tion often found tttht one of the riders
had fallen a vMIn; to the lavage foe
and had to take up bis burden, and lu
such cases be bad to pound the saddle
over the stiff country for nnother hun
dred miles. The fact Hull the deml
body was often somewhere nlong the
trull, of lourse. illil not add pleasant
thoughts to the Journey Nothing but u
quick pen cptloti std iiiphllly of action
'77c fuiulo mis tilmodt upon the ihlld
il mi inct."
and seemingly Intuitive knowledge
when danger threatened and the angel
of good luck assisted me to escape
many n close calk Several times I
had bullets through my buckskins.
twice through my suddte. and on oue
occasion my sturdy mount received a
bud flesh wound. On two occasions
my good marksmanship saved me ut
the exiense of the rosier of the S.utix
braves by sending two nt different
times to tbelr happy hunting grounds
On several occasions I had to resume
the route of slaughtered couriers, uotu-
hly ou one occasion w hlch stands as
possibly il rccoid lu the story of Hits
While riding between the Red
Unites of the Plalte ami the Three
Crossings of the Sweetwater I had
what was considered u most difficult
at d lonely route. On reaching Three
Crossings I found Hie rider of the
net division had been killed the night
before, which necessitated my cover-111-;
his mule, mid ou arrival there the
rider who should liavo been on baud
had not turned up. buying been killed,
as was afterward ascertained, so I
was couiK'lled to ride the two mutes
without xtiqi, except for meals aud
change of horses, successfully making
the Journey (or round trip) without
sleep, only stopping to change horses
and snatch u hasty meal. This ride
i relied u sensatlou, so 1 will quote
from an authority best able to place
It on ic-coid as a historical fact name
ly. Alexuuder Mujors himself lu his
book or "Seventy Years on the Fron
"Among the most noted and daring
rldrrs of the pouy express was Hon.
William F. Cody, belter known na
IlnlT.ilo Rill,' whose reputation Is uow
established the worjd over. While en
gaged lu the express service bis route
lay between Red Duties aud Three
Crossings. It was a most dangerous,
long nud lonely trail. Including peril
ous crossings of Bwollen unci turbulent
streams. An average of fifteen miles
au hour had to be made, Including
change of horses, detours for safety
and time for meals. Once upon reach
ing Three Crossings he found that the
rider Ou the next division bad been
killed during Hie night lie fore, and he
was called on to muke the extra trip
until another rider could be procured.
This was a request the compliance
with which would Involve the most
taxing labors and au endurance fen
persons are capable of. Nevertheless
juuug Cody was promptly on baud for
the additional Journey and reached
Rocky Ridge, the limit of the second
route, on time. This round trip of
:I21 miles was made without a stop,
except for meals aud to change horses,
and every station ou the route was
eulercd ou time. This Is oue of the
longest und best ridden ioliy express
Jourueys ever made, the eullre dis
tance, 321 miles, being covered lu '.'I
hours mid 3U mluules,"
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4U0 feet from Railroad deHit,
containing S acres of good agri
cultural lund; mid a beach house
and furniture. Including piano.
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situated ou the main Govern
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Flvu and n half acres up Manna
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A fino location for a gardener or
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About u acres, situate within a
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and cross fenced. Government
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planted with alfalfa nud about
E0 fine 4 year old cotton trees
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15 acres of good tillable land
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Must be Mild; a bargain.
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About Hi acres, fronting on tho
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