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Mliing die titVf Pilance of t tit Jour-
liny .Mrs. lliilliun prtxtim tlily liml fno.
frr thought. She frowned, pursed Iiit
lliii iiuil with one ililiuity glmul fin
flnciT inlliwel n wim nf lii-r l.illniiil
skill, while Klrkwnol Hit watching
nml woiiili rllif! him to rlil hlin-cir n
her If she iinvrtl null) ns inMili'utonn?
ns s'le thriMtemi) tu In; also he won
dernl (niitliiiiill.r ulnt it was nil
nlmiit Why illil Mrs II.ill.iin suspect
1) I tit of ilrslgnlng tu iiii'ct Calendar nt
Quceiishoroiigh? llml she any tangible
ground for bollix lug that Cilendar
could bo fmiml In ijueenslioroiigh?
rrprumnhly hIip hut, kIihp she wns
numi-dlv In pursuit nf tint gould'tnnn
nml. Klrknnnil Inferred, Ii.ul bnol.nl
for Qiiecnslmrnugh Was Iip. tlirn
rnnnlns nny from t'nlenilnr nm liU
47ii ((diiir incur tliut ) fWitru ""
daughter to cluse a wllUi'-thi-wIsp of
uls credulous fancy olf Slitcine-n
Dlsiurblng rvllci linn lie uniuieil
ocr It, then (iiiinMiIiiI tln nllier H.il
of the f.itp. I'resiiiiiln.: .Mrs. Il.illtm
to li.ue liml rei"nu.ibly di pemlible as
win lire Hi it c.ilcid.ir uniild step In
(urcusi.iriiut.h, uiiul.l slip so rendlly
hue nn-in lolled her design lo i;.-ilili
111 til there on tt.e mere Kiippn-lilnn tint
KlrkvoPil might tip looking fur hlni In
V'icernp? Th.it ill I i'n kipiii likely
to one who clcpni'l .Mrs. Il.iiliin's
nniineniishlghl as Klrkwomlinil, Up
brlghteni'.l up. forgot tint, his wns a
fool's trraml nml began ngnln to pro
ject strategic plans Into a problematic
A, cudilrn Jolt Interrupted this pi. ,
time, mid the warning rmh of the
Lrake-i Informed hlni that lie bid nn i
time to si he. ne, but hail best imitlnup
on the Inn of uctlun that Ii.ul brmulil
hlni tluiH far thai Is, Irnsl to liN star
ind neiept what t-hculil befnll without
He ruse, opened the door nnd, hold
ing It cu, tinned.
"I regiet, Mrs. llnllnm." be an
nounced, smllb.g his crooked smile,
"that n pierslng engagement Is nbout
lo prohibit my rqulrlng .ou through
the tlckrt galea, Yon underhand, I'm
HI Irreprerslble humor proved In
fectious, mid Mrs. Ilnll mi's spirit ran
ns lilvli ns Ills mn.. Slip wns smiling
cbeerfullj when she. ton. rose,
"I aluo nm In poire baste." sha
nrrrnl demurely, gathering up her
hnnd bag mid unibielli
A niNid plilforiii hbnt In berlde the
inrrligr. mil Hie spied nns n Frufl
II) m delated that the train seemed
to be creeping rather flinn running,
Klrkwned Hung the door wide npen
nnd lowered himself to Hie running
bnmd, 'I lii end nf (he Iri'-lt wns In
t-1 ,T 1 1 1 , nnd n man who has bien tr lined
to bcaiil Kim I'minlfo inble inr
fears tu nllglil from no mining -lilcle..
Er swim'; off. gut his Inhme
nnd rait v v I f I i,v duvn thp plitforui.
A i rj rrnin ii liystat'ilcr i-iti"cd him
In glnnin mir bis slmulilcr Mis, Hal
lain was ibci In I lie net nf alighting
As hr Innkiil the tlurrj nf fklns tub
ildcd, aid she fell Into stride, pursu
In CIIAI'TEI! XV.
SLKEI'Y Sherrni'SH in.ist In w been
m.miilnll7cd ih it d.ij uml Itsgost
sips line nciiilreil ground for
iiiiuy mi uiu'h.ii liable sunnluc,
Kli'kwnnd. hnwewr wns so fortu
nate as to gain the wicket define the
rmplo.M'O there uwnke lo llio tltiintlou.
Otherwise. Mich Is the lemiicr nf llrlt-
till petty nlrli I ililmn. he wtolit h.ie
detained the fn.'ltlU'. As It was,
Klrkwoul MirreuiletPi! his tliket mid
ran out into the sliret wild his luc'c
still a dominant fm Inr In I ho r.ice,
for. looklngb.uk. Iii'iuw Hill Mr.. Hal-
Mm hid Ixvn held UP at the g.ilc, im
other tlctlm of IliltMi red rijpe. Her
tlcki'LtfeatK for tjileoibu-mi "Ije
U Sa. 'W"ltlAjhvUkl"
wns ntlcinpiltig In" nlUlit one slitllon
further down the line, in.il. while, nn-
denblrilly slip wns iinvlnus to pay the
o-;ios fare. Iic.iicn.nlnne knew when
i-I"' wmi'd 'Uciord In nllnylng the sus-
pljlnm niul irscntrnrnt f Ihe ticket
"TliitN tjuml for ton inliinto.V titnrt:'
ciined to ine!"
And It iii-tiT is-
llofoie tin- station he found two
h.icks In uniting, wllli little to choose
betwecu t twin. Neither ni of n type
llut did not seem tu advertise Its pre
Vlctcrlau fashioning, mid to neither
was harnessed mi milniul Ihst deserved
mi) thing but tlio epithet of screw.
Klrkwiod took the nearest for no oth
er reason tluiii deimiso It wns the
nearest nml till but startled the driver
off Ida bo lj offering double fare for
n brlk pne ninl n Dimple service nt
tnc i'Ihi or ine rme. Miciincuy nn set
forth liN wnnts. Jumped Into the nntl-
quited four n heeler nml threw ulnnolt
down upon musty, dusty cushions to !
hug himself oler the Joke nnd bless
wlintpver EnglMi hoard of rnilwuy dl
riMtors It was that Hint ordained that
tickets should be tnken up nt the end
lnslenil of the outset nf n Journey.
It ns promptly nuidc manifest tint
he hul further cause for gratuln
lion The itibby, retoverlng from hl
nnnir.eiiH'iil, wns pljlng nil Indefntlgn
hie whip mid thereby eliciting n degree
of t-prcil from his Hiipeninnunteil nag
that his fare had by no menus hoped
for, much less millclpntod.
In n period of lime surpilslngly short
Klrkuood saw, from fleeting glimpses
of the k( eticry to Ik olilulued ihrnugh
the reeling wlnilnns, that they were
thrradliig the outskirts of the town.
Syni limiinnsly, nlietlicr by design or
through lutuil tniihlllty to maintain It,
the speed una moderated., nnd In trie
course of n few more minutes tliq cab
I KlrUwiusI ilauibervd painfully out,
shook himself together nnd the bruises
out of his Ihiiics mid looked back.
I Aside from n slowly settling cloud of
dust, the road r.iu clear as far as he
could see to the point. In fact, where
the town cloned In about It.
tip hid "on. ill all events Insomuch
ns to win iiu-int rinding the persever
ing Mrs. Ilnllam. ttut to, n hit end?
Abstr.ictedly he Irnilered his lonely i
soierelgn trt the drlier nnd without '
even looking nt It ermiimed the heavy
Height of (hntige into bis pocket, an
mcr.JlfTlit whli Ii not only won liltu the
uwcstiiick uilmlriitloii of the cabby,
but entailed onseiuences (It may be)
he little upprcliemled. It wns with nil
nbseutuilnilrd nod th.it he acquiesced
In the man's announcement that he
might nrrmige nbout the boat for him.
Accordingly the cabby disappeared,
nnd Klrkwood continued to stare about
lil in cigerly. hopefully.
Up stood on the brink of the Thames
estuary, there a possible Ave miles
from shore to shore. From his feet
almost n broad shlnglo beach sloped
gently to the water.
ft unn hnnd n cTlIn rtlrtn la1 iilL nt
. ,,.,,, , j,r, , ,,,.
. , bet, hoT(.,lf lt
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door of w bleb the cubby w.is knocking."
Rome little distance offsboro a fish
lug boat, rat rlggrd nnd not more tbnn
twenty feet oer nil, swung bobbing
rt her mooring, keen nose searching
Into the wind, at sight nf which Kirk
wood gave thanks, for his ndveutltlous
guide had served him well. If that boat
were to be hired by any manner of
nut It was to the farther reaches'of
the estuary that he gave more prolong
ed and most anxious heed, scanning
ns.niwly what shipping was there to
be seen. Far nut a liner was riding
the waves with serene contempt, mak
ing for the rhcr'sj mouth and Tilbury
dock, Hut a single sailing esnel of
any notable tonnage wns iu slgbt, and
when he miw her Kirk wood's heart be
en me buoyant with hope, mid he Cegnn
to tremble with nervous eagerness, for
be believed her to he the Alethea.
There's ne mistaking a ahlp brlgnn
tlne rigged Tor any other style of craft
that sails the seas.
Volt rs approaching brought him
back tu shore. He turned, resuming
his mask of Faulty, the better to ion,
fer with the owner of the coltngo and
bo.its. a heaiy, keen ryrd fellow, un
gracious nml truculent of habit mid
chary nf hi words, ns be promptly"
"I'll" hire your boat," Klrkwned told
him, "lo put me nboird that brlgiiu
tine off to leeward. We ought to start
The IJshernian shifted hli quid of
tobacco" from cheek to cheek, grunted
Inarticulately nnd swung deliberately
on his heel, displaying a bull neck
above n pair of heavy shoulders.
Dirty weather," ho croaked, faring
back from bis survey of the rastern ultimatum, motioning Klrkwocd to en
ikies before the American found out Br the boit.
whether or not he should resent his
I. "How much?'
The man hesitated, scnnllii;
at Ihe "heeling esel momenlnilly In
creasing her distance from the slime.
Then, with a crnfly wnlle, "Two pun,"
Thu ,A nierlren iirdded. ,"Very well."
by the Bobbs-Merrill'Co.
ne mi en"
TIip nlirrtnitti liirriil itn-iy in him.
ble mildly titer the nlilti'li. Inrn
bootid lieeN run' hi f. Iiiniml niie nf
the dorle. To this Im set III" sliyitf
dor. shoving It ilrnillly 'ilnwii the
bench tint II imly the slenl w dry.
Klrkwocd looked Inn I for t'le Inst
,mPt p n,p rna, t0 m,oerncss Nut If
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111 IIIIMI'U lln;il II. Ill' 1WIP I Ml III
Mrs. llnllnm. If fnre to fnee with
sterner problem. He find n few pence
over to shillings In bis, pocket nnd hsd
promised to pny the man four times m
much. He would have agreed to ten
times the sum demanded, for the boat
he must nnd would have. P.ut he had
neglected to conclude his bargnln, to
come to nn iinderstnndlng as to the
method of payment, nnd he felt more
thnn n little dubious as to the recep
tion the fisherman would give his
proposition, sound as he (Ktrkwoodt
knew It to be. .
In the background IIi- entity lot-
tcred. gnawed by Insatiable curiosity,
The fisherman turned, calling over
his shoulder, "If ye'd catch yon Tea
With one final twinge of doubt Ihe
tusk of plicatlng this surly dog wn
nnythlng but Inviting the Amerhnn
strode to the boat and climbed In, tak
ing the stern seat. The fisherman
shoved off. v
In time the dory lay alongside the
catboat. the fisherman with n gnarled
hnnd grasping the hitter's gunwale to
hold the two together. With some dlf
Acuity Klrkwood transshipped himself,
landing asprawl In the cockpit nmld ft
tangle of cordage slippery with scale!
The skipper followed, with clumsy ex-
pertiirss bringing the .dory's (pnlnter
Twin mm nnu iiiiruiiig u in n ringoou
abaft the, redder head. Then, pausing
nn Instant to stare Into the east with
(.ombor eyes, tie shipped the tiller nnd
bent to the halyards. As the sail rat
tled up. Hipping wildly, Klrkwood
marked with relief, for It meant so
much time saved, that It was already
lint when at Inst the nooin was
thrashing overhead and the halyards
bad lieen made fast to their cleats th
(IshrrViinn again stood erect, peering
distrustfully at the distant wall of
Then. In two breaths. "Can't do It,"
,P decided-"not nt the price.
"Why?" Klrkwood stared despair
ingly, lifter the brlgnntlne, that was al
ready drawn fur ahead.
"Danger," growled the fellow
At ii loss completely, Klrkwood found
no words. IIe-lropped lib head, con
bidding. "Not nt the price," the sullen voice
ller.llrd, and be looked up to find the
cunning gnzc upon hint.
"How much, then?"
"Fle pun I'll hnve, no less, for
rl.kln' my life this day."
"Impossible. I haven't got It."
In silence the man unshipped thatlll
ei nnd moved toward the cleats.
"Hold on a minute."
Klrkwood unbuttoned his coat and,
freeing the chain from Ills wnlsteoat
buttouboles. removed his watch. As
well abandon them altogether. He had
designed tu leave them as security
for the 2 nnd bnd delayed stating the
' terms only for fear lest they be re
I fused. Now, too late, as eer, be rec-
agnized bis error. But surely, he
thought. It should be apparent even to
that low Intelligence that the time
piece alone was worth more tban the
"Will you take these?" he offered.
"Take aud keep them. Only set me
aboard that ship!"
Deliberately the fisherman weighed
the watrh and chain In bis broad, bard
palm, eyes narrowing to mere silts in
bis bronzed mask.
"How much?" be asked slowly.
"Eighty pounds together. The chain
nlcme cost ine twenty."
The sblfty, covetous eyes ranged
from the treasure In hli hand tu the
thteatenlng east. A puff of wind
caught the sail and sent the boom
nthwnrtsblpi like n mighty flail. Both
men (fucked Instinctively to escape n
"How do I know?" objected tbo
"I'm telling you. If jou'ie eyes you
(nn see," retorted Klrkwood savagely.
l.i. . . . . a .
I'W'R "" e "" "ren in leiiing mo
J,r,"n- The amount he had named waa
inn great to be grasDcd at once br this
crude, cupldlnous brain
"How do I know?" the man repeat
ed. Nevertheless he dropped watch
and chain Into his pocket, then, with n
uieanlng grimace, extended ngnln hU
horny, greedy pntin.
Hand owl- tli' two pininiiil we'll go."
I'll see you hanged first.'"
'Ashore le no." Up nrnnouneeil hli
The American turned, lonklnj for
the Alethea or for the irsucl lint lie
believed bore Ibat name. She w.i
nearlng the lightship when he fuumlj
her, anil us lie looked a squall niiirreil ' i ran perore irnn lenieriionni cai
the nlr between them, blottltu the boats, handy and swift, tut lit o scne
brlgmillno nut with n Kiuudtn- nf t.iln
The effect wns ns If she hid wmlsliul,
us If fihiV were foreier aiitilrlirdVfiiim
.lis crnna. and with Dorotlir nhonrd
llo'NOLlh.U, Tlt.THimSDAY, JULY
her-"7ieiien"aTone knew in viini uriTl ' odel irTrifoF'PoH'ICibTy Tiiia TMSH
of hltnl ' ened. For mlnnles on tndtheye
Mob and blind with despair and ward gunwales would, inn green, ahA
wrath, "he- turned upon the man ami now and again vtn ererritng, pelting
canshf him bv the collar, forcing him Miialla tint enured' the Mnr
out oTerthe lip of the overhang. Thej
were unevenly mntched. tyrkwoqd fnj
the sillRhtrt, but strength came to him
In the crisis, physical strength at-d ad.
dress such as he had not dreamed were
nt his command. And the surprise of ,
his onslaught proved an ally of tin-
guessed potency. Before he himself .
knew It he was sinndlrig on the over
hang and had shifted his hold to scire
the fellow about the waNt: then, lift
ing him clear of the deck and aided
bythe Inreh nf the ralbont. lip east
him iwliir luin the dorr. T ip mm.
falling, stntrk his lipad against one of
ine lliwnns a glancing mmv urn
tunned him tetnporarllv. Kirk word
himself dropped ns If shot, n tr illtnrr j
Int slipping his ehek iinltl II '
tung ns the boom thrashed nverhend. j
It' was as rinse n i all ns be bad known
The knnwleilre sbkened hlni n little.
Without rMng he worked lb paint
er Imise and last the dnry nilrlft then
crawled bark Into the ioikplt. No
pang of compassion disturbed hlni as
he abandoned the fisherman to Ihe
mercy of the sea. Though the fellow
,lny'.atlll, nncotithly dlstortpd. In the
DOttom or the nory. ne wns in no win
gpr. .The wlud nnd waves together
would carry the boat ashPTre. For tint
matter, the man was even then re.
covering, struggling to sit up.
Crouching to avoid the boom. Klrk
wood went forward to the bows and,
grasping "the mooring cable, drew It In.
lipping back Into the cockpit to get n
tronger purchase v.lth his' feet. It
wa n struggle. The boat pulled slug
glshly agnlnst the wind, the cable Inch
ing In Jealously. And tiehtnd hjtn he
could nesx voice bellowing Inarticu
late menaces nnd knew that In another
moment the fisherman would bo at hli
Frantically be tugged and tore nfthe
slimy rope, hulling with a will and
prayer. It gave more reidlly toward
the end, but he.seemed to have fought
with It for agrs when nt last the an
chor tripped nnd he got It In.
Immediately he leaped back to the
stern,- fitted In thp tiller a'nd. selling
the malnshret, drew the boom In till
the wind should catch In the canvas.
In the dory the f-ktpper. bending it his
oars. wSflot 'wo yards astern.
tie was-hard ahn.iK when, the sail
filling with a hang. Klrkwood pulled
Lifting Mm clear of the deck, he catt Aim
hodllu Into the doty.
the tiller up, and the catboat slid away,
a dozen feet separating tbeu In
A yell of rage boomed down the
wind, but be paid no beed. Careless
alike of the dangers he had passed and
those that yawned before him, be
trimmed -the sheet and stood away on
Ihe port tack, heading directly for the
EAN,fNQ ngalnst the combing, feet
liraccQ vupon tne slippery ana
IrenrberQUsdeck, Klrkwood clung
to tiller and malnsbeet and peer
ed ahead with anxious eyes, a pucker
of daring graven deep between his
A mile to westward, three or more
ahead, he could see the .brlgantlne
standing close In under the Essex
shore. At time she was Invisible.
Again he could catch merely the glint
if her canvas, white against the dark
gloom of the littoral, toned by a mist
of Hying spindrift', ne strained his
eyes, watching for the chance which
would take place In the rake of her
masts and sail when she should com
about. . ' -. ,
I'r the longer that maneuver was
'ferred the better was bis .chance of
lltalnliig Ills object. It was a for
Inrn hope. Hut In time the brigs n,
tine, to escape Mapllu sands, would
be forced to tack anil stand out past
the lightship, the, wind off ber port
bows. 'J nen their courses would In
tersect. It remained to be demon
strated whrjher the catboat wa
speedy enough to airlre at this point
of contact In ndvnuec of or simul
taneously with the larger vessel.
He watched the catboat anxiously,
quIil. to iipprnu' her merits as she
dlpl,i)ed them, lie bad sailed small
In summer, winds ami protected. w n.
U'is.'-iii'-ii'f 'i(ili n nne ns this. Vet ho
Offshore, too, the wind, stormed with
lHsPx 7!sbbb1iSsWMsi i
it, 190. "
would heel her over until' the1 water
cascaded In over (he lee com.hlng,'-ftni1
the rodder, lifted clear, wonld hng
Idle until, amltlen by some .ingjill:
tow. the tiller Would lie ill but tori
from Klrkwood' hnnd. Again and
again Ihla uippenfd. a'njl, Ihosfc'weri
tlmea of trembling. Bnt klway t
catboat righted. ihaMng-the clinging
waters from ber and swinging, her
tern Into the wind again., and there
wonld follow nn abbreviated brenlh
Ine spell, during Which' Klrkwood trlt
ar 1 liprtr to dash the salt snrsr from
la ey ajid search the wind harried J ,
ivnsin lor inr iirrinimnc. nonieiimes1
he. found her. sometime not. ,
t.ong after 'he had etpecled tier to
he went about, iknfl Hify began.-to
close In upon rich other. He miIi
see that even with hoffennl' canvas
she wa staggering itrunkenly under!
the fierce Impact of -the .srlnd. For
himself: It was nip and tuck now. and
no man. In his normal sense would
hare risked a Itpenee on the boat'
chance to lire uutll aha crossed the
brlgantlne'a bows. f
Time out of reckoning be was forced
to kneel In the twjmmlng, cockpit,
steering with one hand, uslig the ball
ing dish with the other and keeping
hl'cye religiously turned 'to .the tiell.r
Ing patch of sail. It waa heartbreak
ing toll. He began reluctantly to con
cede that It conld not latt mitcb longer.
And If he missed the brlgantlne he
would be lost. v .
Long since be .had become numb
with cold from .Incessant drenching
of Icy. apray that, piled In.brer'tlje
windward "counter, keeping the' bottom
ankle deep regardlesa of his laborious
but Intermlttenf.fffarts; rlthtb bait
ing dlab. And the two,' brlgantlne and
cockleshell.' went drawing together
with appalling deilbera'tlon;
Bnt that hie Vole stuck In. bis
parcned throat he. could, bare shouted
In ihla elation, when eventrtall be
gained the point, of .Intersection an
eighth or a mile, ahead .of. the brlgan
tlne and got sight, of her. windward
freeboard as most 'slowly the catboat
forged across, her cotirae., '
For all 'that, the "moment nf hV ac
tual triumph waa not yet..Mfe had still
for rhcer audndty of. conception and
contempt for. danger t'rAnseerided a)l
that hail gone before. " 4 i ,',
Holding the cgtWittotidr j tlnie.
he" brought Her ahon. handsomely
Utile, wat. Jjieyxia'. 'stliei,Ji'cl:gntlne)a
couVse nnd . huhg Itj-'the "Vjr of th'
wind., the leieh'jfja'p'pin:: and' tighten
ing with reports;, jlke rifle-shots and
the wnjpr nldshhig "nliilir his rn)Ve's
talllng' dish- jnrtwaftogflhit-r'HoiitAf
mlKil-wlrc hf watqbed, the,oiveomlng
yesiel.,'hls eres gllrnlrg "with, iintlcl
patten. ., ,. . ''. ' ' , " "
Xfe wii fepllpg t," smartjjr' tte brlg
antlne. l.vJ-,is,iio)j'n 10,'lt-i lid snoring
Inb'w ,the ' w led! cVneathi tier' steih1
naves timke,-l'i'-ni)W wMie'Viowert.
whllrr tb3ii,tljeji,,m;v'7s'of '(irr hrtlilt'ig
Jlli-bmke' arif.'crtnVhtpg fh'elr tee(h Ip
Ininnteiit fjtry. imlrVrit 'riijiT".rdcflejl
down her sleek 'dafk flaiiKs"lhnlinlits,
eonrtesylttg, -sH -plunged;1 onward,
shortpnlng the' Interval 4wrjh mighty,
lenpltig bniiRda.vOli' hep Ixiwa with
each Instant, the gulden. Iters of-her
name grew Urtr and jfnore 'legtble
untll-Alethea be ,cquld read It, pbtln
beyond dispute, t ' . 5 '
Jiiy welledMfl hlihfnH.1 He'fbrg'ot
all that be bnd undergone In the proa-pe-t
of what lie prppoaed lllllto do In
the name of thQ onlyt Woman the, world
held for hlni. I'ttquestlonlng be hid
come thus far In her service;' unques
tioning, by her slife, he Was prepared
to go still further, thnngb a'l hnman-
Ity should alngl;htr out with accus
ing finger., ,,
They were" watching him aboard the
brUaiillre. 'He could ' see a line of
head! nbove her windward tall. Per
haps she waa of their number. He
wared an 'audacious hand. Some one
replied, a great'aliont ahatterlng'ltaelf
unintelligibly afistrist.the gale. He eel
(herunderstood nor ntlerapted to reply
His every faculty was concentrated on
the supreme nWnient now at hand.'
Cnlful'itlns the Instnm t6"a nicety
he paid off the sheet qnd pnlled'up the
tiller The atli,iat,plT.oted on her heel
Willi n i.rmk her sill flapped full and
rigid: then. wlth""'the' unemperrd
mliht rf ihe wlhd lielilrd her, ah ahol
like an arrow under the brlgantlne'
bows, so i lose that Ihe bowsprit of the
latter flirt llireatenfd to Impale the
sail: next, the llowa plunging, crashed
down k bare two feet behind Ihe, cat-
boat s stern i 1 . . ,
Working lij a,,freny oftiaste. Kirk.
w9Pjl Jammed .the. i.Hler hnrd'nlee.
brii'glng the 'rat nbout. and. trimming
the malimheet as best he nilght, found
himself racing under the"1 brlgantlne'a
leeward qtia'er. wateKpourlng In (ten
rrniisly over thuttf's. , ,' ,
'I.nfflnf. hr rfl-rd pearer. handling
his rnifl a though Intending fn rnpi
the Inr'rr vssel. foot by, foot ahnrt-
enlng the llitle Inleryal When' It waa
tour fcej he would risk the Jump. He
rAuto.l l.llt nn lh.V,.,l.4H. ..u.k
" -i " -; ,., nu, i.ii.iivii-
lug nn his toes, one hand light npon
the tiller, the other touihlug the deck,
Abruptly the AVthea shut off the
wlud; the-sall flattened and the cat
dropped back. , In a second the dls
tatice had doubled. In nngulsli Klrk
wood utlrred an exceeding hitler cry.
Already he was 'falling far off her
A shout reached him. He was dlmly
cousclous of a dark object hurtling
tbrmi;h the rlr Into the cockpit,
splialil is. fiimrtlilig droppe'd-a coll
of rope i:k fell f trward upon It Into
water el iieen In lies deep and for
the I rsl time reillSdl Hurt tnit for thai
Hue lie Ind gone to his driiwiilng'lii an
othor minute. JTlie eatwas sinking,
(To be Continued.)
okdihahce wo. 7.
Ah ordwahce megulatiko
the sale 07 heat, fish,
birds, fowls, fruit, vege
tables axd other foods ik
the city ahd county of ho
nolulu, providing for the
inspection of such arti
cles, and providing for
the appointment of and
DEFINING THE DUTIES OF IN
HE IT ORDAINED DY THE PEO
PLE OK THE CITY AND COUN
TY OF HONOLULU.
Section 1.. No talned or decayed
meat, fish, birds or fowls, fruit or
vegetables, nor other food, which Is
not healthy,, fresh, sound, whole
some and fit and safe for human
food, nor any meat or fish that has
died from disease, shall be brought
Into or offered for sale as food, or
kept In any public or private mar
ket within the Cltyvand County ot
, Section 2. All public and private
markets In the. City and County of
Honolulu, together' with all tools.
machinery and appurtenances con
nected therewith, and alt articles
therein exposed or offered 'for sato
as food or drink, and the contents of
all Icc-chcsts nnd refrigerators In
which any kind ot food or drtnk Is,
or 'may bo kept for sate, shall be
bubject at nil reasonable' noura to
the Inspection of the City and
County Physician,' and the ' Inspec
tors and other officers of the Clt,y
Section 3, No person shall ex
pose or .offer for sale, -or shall sell
or cause or allow to bo used as food
or drink any article which has been
condemned by tno city and County
Physician, or by any Inspector of
the City and County.
Section 4. The stalls, floors,
grounds nnd appurtenances .In and
about all markets or other places
whero any nrtlcle Is kept or offered
for sale, ns food 'or drink, shall be
Kept In 'a clcanlj'' add ' Wholesome
cotidltlon, free- from!) accumulations
or deposits' of manure 'or filth i of
ariy'klricC ' - t
; section i. Any nan or uaciiy cur
W' mcaV" '(j'r''ariy Substance which
Is' emitting 'a' 'noxious, deleterious
einuviunr snail tie forthwith' ret
moved by the owner thereof -from
the premises whoro stored, upon no
tice' by'"the City and County; Phy
slcla. nor Inspector of the City and
County.'" l ' ' i ip i in t
If1, 'after s'ifch ' notice" such . ostnor
ullilii'netlccl'-nr fall fri"renioA Ihe
same, the 'sarne 'shall be removed by
Mien inspector m ine' expense oi tne
owner1 thereof' - ' -" in. j
-Sectfon 0. The Hoard of Su
perv'rsrt'ra"bf''the,Clty and County of
Honolulu shall appoint suitable per
sons 'os 'Meat'1 artd J'Vood-Ft8h iand
other Inspectors, as may be neces
sary tu carry out the provisions of
this Ordinance. The salaries of such
Inspectors shall be fixed by the
Hoard ot Supervisors. Said Inspec
tors shall havo all the powers, and
shall porform all ot the duties pro
vided n this Ordinance, and (hall
have such other powers and perform
such other duties as may be here
feCter prel:rlbcd by the Uoard of
section 7. It shall be the.
duty of the City 'and County Pfly-
slclan to cxerclte practical super
vision In' respect' to such Meat and
Food, Fish and other Inspectors, and
Bald Meat and Food, Fish and other
Inspectors shall be subject to the di
rection! at 'all times of Bald City
and County Physician.
Section 8. It shall bo the duty
of the Fish Inspector to examine
and Inspect all fish, oysters, clams,
lobsters, crabs and other marine
products kept or offered for sale
within his district, and If upon such
Inspection, -said Inspector shall And
any of (.aid fish or marine products
to be in au unsound, diseased or un
wholesome condition, It shall bo his'
duty to piohlult their sale; and the.'
said Fish Inspector Is hereby au
thorized, empowered and directed to
condemn, bclzo and remove any un
sound,, dibcused or unwholesomo fish,
ujniern, cianis, loustcrs, craba or
other marine products which may bo
offered for salo as food within hla
ha Id district. ,
Section 9. That In the (per
formance of hla duties as prescribed
by this Ordinance th'e Fish Inspec
tor shall bo, and is hereby author
ized and empowored to board all
boats, vessels, steamboats and cars,
and to stop all vehicles believed by,
him to contain; fish or other marlno"
products, for the purpose of eliforc
Ing the provisions of this Ordlnanco,
Said Fish Inspector shall make a re
port uf hi Bofflclal doings, weekly, to
tho City and County Physician.
Section 10. The sao of fish
and other marine products Is here-!
by prohibited In tho District of Ho
nolulu, excepting at the new mar
ket building and such other places
as shall be specially permitted by
the Hoard of Supervisors, where fish
and other marine products may be
exposed for sale under the supervi
sion of the Flth Inspector.
section It. That It shall be
Ihe duty of the Meat and Food In
spector to attend the market or mar
kets within his Inspection district
- .i.W trtrnf Wfasiii
flVcry morning at the time when I ho
sales commence, and carefully in
spect" all meat, blrdu or fowls, fruit,
or vegetables Offered for sate, nnd
condemn, seize ot- cause to bo re
moved 'Wh a may, bo diseased, or
from' any other cause rendered unfit
for food. Said Meat and Food In
spector shnll make a report ot his
official doings, weekly) to Ihe' City
and County Physician."
Section 12. All fish left unsold.
at any market, at 6 o'clock p- nt. '
the evening of any day shnll be In
spected by the Fish Inspector, nnd
If found In proper condition may be
placed In cold storage. Such flsii
on being again offered for sale shall
be labeled as 'Iced Fish."
Section 13. it shnll be tha"
duty of the atc.1t and. Food Inspector
and the Fish Inspector to respec
tively Inspect meal fish, birds or
fowls, fruit or vegetables, nnd other
articles kept or offered for salo ntf
food, or kept In nny slaughter
house or public or private market
within the District of such Inspector,
and to condemn such ns la not
healthy, fresh, sound, , wholesome
and fit and sufe tor huinan food.
The Meat and Food Inspector shall
have power to prohibit the slaugh
tering of any hnlmal for human food
wjilch Is diseased or otherwise un
fit for human consumption. It
shall be unlawful for any person to
sell tho carcass or nny portion 'there
of ot any animal bo condemned for
Section 14. That upon any
moat, fish, birds or fowls, fruit or
vegetables, or other urllclcs ot food
being found by any Inspector or
pther officer of tho City nnd County
of Honolulu" In n condition which Is
In his Judgment unwholcnomo and
unfit for use as human food, or In
condition or of a quality forbidden
by this Ordinance, hut with respect
to the quality and condition of
which articles of food said Inspec
tor or other officer may be In doubt,
he shall forbid the sale thereof, uml
order thut the sapio bo set aside,
apd .slialj at onco notify the Cltv
and County Ph)strian of such ac
tion. The City nnd County Ph) si-
clan, shall thereupon. Inspect said ar
ticles and. determine whcthci the
same be condemned, and tho snl'i
jlhorcof , foibddenk PHOVIDED, no
article of food offered or kent for
lo;ln a, decked .or'offenslv'o con
dition, shall' bo, jjjlowcil to remain
wnare round,, uut the same shall bo
caused to be Removed forthwith by
the Inspector ,or,. officer aforesaid.
-Section 15. lt shall be unlawful
for any person to transport any
beef, niutton, veal, jiork or the car
cass ot any animal .used, for food, or
any flshi or, other marine product,
long any,. public street, unless such
article be, so covered, or unless1 tho
vehicle in tyh)ch IMs transported be
so constructed as,to entirely pro
tect such article from dust and dirt,
and so that, the same may not be ex
posed to view. ,
Section 1C, ,' Any person who
shall molest, hinder or In any man
ner prevent any Inspector or other
officer from performing any duty
Imposed upon hlni by tho provisions
of tiili Ordlnanco, and any person
who shall violate any of tho provis
ions of this Ordinance, shall be
deemed guilty of a misdemeanor,
and upon . conviction thereof shull
be 'punished by a fine of not less
than $10 nor more than $250, or
by Imprisonment for a term not ex
ceeding three months or by both
auch lino and Imprisonment.
Section 17. This Ordlnanco fahall
take effect from and after the dato
of Its approval.
Introduced by Supervisor
It. W. AYI-iETT.
', Date of Introduction, July 19, A.
The foregoing Ordinance was, nt
a regular adjourned meeting of tho
Board of Supervisors of tho City
and County of Honolulu, held on
Monday, July 19, 1909, passed lo
print on tho -following oto of tho
said Hoard r
Ayca: Ahla, Aylctt Kano, Logan,
Qulnn. Total: 5.
Absent and not voting: Cox, Mc
Clollan. Tqtal; 2.
D. KALAUOKALANI, JR.
Clerk, City, and County ot Honolulu.
4368 July 22, 23, 24, 26, 27.
YOUNO PRITCHARD DEAD.
Albert Prltchard, a young lad only
IS .years, of age, passed awuy ut l'a
lama Hospital yesterday. Ho dad
llvod most of Ills -Ufa In Cunndu with
his grandparents, but on account ot
dollculo hcnlUi he was brought by
his parents to Hawaii In the latter
part of Inst year, Ilo went with his
futhor mid sisters to Honokuu and
waa plucod In tho hospital for treat
ment. Ho showed Improvement ut
first, but on Sunday there Was a de
cided chango for the worse, and at
:$0 josterday' morning ho suc
cumbed to llrlghts disease. Ills fath
er Is manager ot the Hamakua Tele
phone Co., and great sympathy, has
been extended to him by bis numer
Tho funeral and Jnturment will
take place at Honokaa.
Try the Uland Transfer, phono 58S,
O. W. McDongnll proprietor, for n
pquaro deal In wood nnd coal, and gen
oral linnsportntlon and cuitage, Olllco
cor. Vineyard 8t, and Colleae ulk,
t i t.,1.,111, iSt-i, .,ut. iA ...jtJtfjtffaVit