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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. H, SATURDAY, MAn. 23, 1912,
CcprrUbt. 1910 l Strtct t ml't
CopmiDt. I VI I o the ni.miun
unr worn ii a n iNTrn rr
SIIi:i,lUN mended rapidly Hi
fever hncl burned nut nml
ihero nns nothing fnr lilm t
do Inn gutb. r strength loin
lind tnken Ihe cook In liimil and
for the llpt time-, ns Sheldon reinnrk
ed. Hie chop nt Hernnde n white
man's chop With her own hands lonn
pn in roil the Hick man s food unit lie
tweeii thnt mid the cheer she brought
hi in he wns nble after two dnjn to
toller feebly out upon the vernn.ln
The situation struck him in strange. I
end strnngcr still wns the fnet tint It
dlil nut seem strnnge lo the girl nt nil
She hnd settled dowu nnd tnlu'ii charge
of Ihe hmiehold as n mntter of course,
as If he were her fnther or brother
or ut If "lie wore it innn like himself
"ll 1 Just ton delightful for nnr
thine." she ussurisl him "It It like n
page out of some romance Here I
come along nut of the sen nnd Mud n i
iilik mnn nil nlone with 'JdO slnvos"
'Ites rults " he correct. si Contrnci
laborers Thev nerve only three jenrs.
nnd Iher nro free agents when they
enter upon their contracts"
"c. yes." she hurrlid on, "n sick
man nlone with 200 recruits on n enn
nllml Islnnd-lhey nre cannibals, aren't
llev? Oris It nil tnlk?"
Talk-" he said, with n smile "It'll
n trifle more thin that. Most of my
bovs nre from the hush, nnd every
lunhninn Is n c.innlbal "
'Hut not after they become recruits?
Fnrclv the bo)s you have here would
not bo guilty" i
"Thei'd eat yon If the chance afford
"Are ou Just snylnu so. on theory,
or do you rcnlly know?" sho nsked
"Whj ? Whnt mikes you think so? I
Tour own men here'
"cs, mv own men here, the very '
hmie boys, Ihe cook that nt tbe present I
nunient Is ninklnt sin h dellcous rolls. I
thinks to you Not more I linn three i
mouths neo eleien of them sneaked a j
wliilebnit nnd rim for Mnl-iltn Nine
of them helouced to Mnlnltn Two
were liu'lmidi from San Crlstovnl i
They were, fools, the two from San
I'riiinvnl. I mean: so would nny two '
Uilnlta men Im who trusted them
relies In a bout wllb ulno from San
es?' she askiil eucerly. "lhen i
whit hnppeiied!' I
The nliia Mnlnltn men ate tho two
from huu Crlstuvnl, nil except the
bends, whlcb lire loo valuable for I
mea. eutliiK ahey .towed them away ,
in me i,ierii lot her innn iney iiiuueu
And I hose iwo lieiiiN are uow In some
'biih tllhiRo bin k nt Ijiiisi l.uncn "
Mio clapped her liuuils nnd her eyes
up irk led
'"Ihey urc reallj nnd tiuly iiiiiulbils
And Just think, this I ihe twentieth
cei tury' And I lliniiRht romance nnd
adienture were fosslllndl"
ue lookea in ner wun mua nmusc-
.... ...... i
' What Is the matter now?" she
Oh. nothing, only I don't fancy be
ing eaten by n lot of tllthy niggers Is
the least hit romantic"
"So. of course not." sho ndmlttcd
"Hut to bo among them, controlling
them, directing them. 200 of them, nnd
to escape being enlen bj them tint,
nt least. If It Isn't romantic. Is certain
l,v Hie quintessence of udveiilure And
iidienture nnd roinnmo nro allied, jou
"lly the same token, to go Into n
nigger's stomach should be tbe quin
tessence of adventure," bo retorted
"I don't think you have nny romnnie
In jou," she exclaimed "You're Just
dull and somber nnd sordid, like the
Imxluess men nt home I don't know
whj jou'ro here nt nil. You should be
nt home placidly cgetatlngns n bank
ers clerk or or"
"A shopkeeper's assistant, thank
es. that-nnj thing Whit ullllPr
the sun nro you doing hero on the odge
"i: irnliiK my bread nnd butter, try
ing to get on In the world."
"'Ilv tho bitter road the youngest son
must tread ere he win to hearth and
puddle of bis own,' " she quoted. "Why,
If Hint Isn't romantic, then no'thlng Is
romantic. Think of all tho younger
sous out over the world, on n myrnld
of adventures, winning tn those same
hearths and saddles And hcic you
nre In the thick of It, doing It. nnd
lien- nm I In the I lib I. of It, doing It "
"1 1 hoif mrdoii " In, ilruuloit
"Well. I'm u joui.ger ,ullser. , cattle mmbis on Hawaii and Maul
Iben." she amended "and I have no oa for ""-' "''"ll Hokiinn bid
heiirlh nor saddlc-l hiven't unj Iv . '-WOOO ucres nlone It extended In
nrmiithliig-niid I'm ju-l as far on the ' l"-tweeu Jlauna Ken and Manna l.o.
ed.e of things us you ure" I a,ul " "" llu'r" ' lcarllul l0 ,,00,
"In jour uise. (hen. I'll admit there P""'1 "'"l wl1'' c"'"1' , ,
Is 11 lilt of minimi e." be confessed 1 M " '" l ' ,uf "" nn(1 ,1"'1
He could 1.01 help but think of Ihe wns nn old sendog, and they were both
'ii eillng nlghis unci of her sleiplng "'"' dlsclplliiarlmis-nnlj ons girls
in Hie hammnck cm Ihe veram ider , ua'1 '' ,n""'r' ""cl "el'h,'r ll",11 ',' ""rt
ili.i'".lU curtains, her bodjg.nr.l of ' " "ere '" mvn- nri" "" ibvi
Tnlilllnti Bfillnr slretrhcel out nt llic
fnr vomer of tin- veranda Hltliln cull
Ho tin (I been too helpless to resist, till c
now lu resolved alio should lime hit
couch In slil o vvhllc ho would tnko the
"You see. I hint rcntl nntl dreamed
nliout romance nil inv life."' alio wns
inj Inc. "hilt I never In nir wildest
fancies thought Hint I lionlil live ll.
It wns nil so unexpected 'livn )enrs
ago I th.iiight there- vvus nothing lift
lo mo Inn"- She- faltered mill mini.
n inutie of dlstnsto "Well, the onl
thing Hint remained. It seemed to mo,
a in irrlnge"
"And von preferred n cannlbil Islo
nml n cartridge licit?" ho suggested
"I illilu t lliliiK of tin- rntiullial Isle.
Imt Hit' cartridge belt wns blissful"
ou vv.mldiit dire uo the rorolvrr
If j mi wen1 compelled lo Or." noting
s 2 -,
Zr p v I Jk u.v
KIAIN AND VdAIN SIIK I'lllEII
,no B11'" '" lll?r ' lf J"1' dl, u,c
,l to-ell. to hit iinvtblug'
M"-' "' lr,l'J "I1 uddcul) to enter the
,I0II,C c km'u lle ",1H -'ollK for
u'r reioher .
"Never mind." he said, "here's mine. I
"ul" run you mi nun hi
"Shoot the block off jour flag hal
Ho smiled his unbelief
"I don't know the pin," sho said
It's n llRht trigger nnd you don't
havo to bold down Draw flnc."
"Yes. yes." she spoko Impatiently.
"1 know nutomatlcs they Jam when
they net hot only I don't know yours"
She looked nt It n moment "It's cock
ed Is there a cnrtrldce In the cham
ber?" She 11 red. nnd the MocU remained
"It's n lone shot." he snld. with the
Intention of iniig her rlincrln
Hut she bit her Up nnd 11 red ncnln
fbe bullet emitted n sharp slirlck as
It rh mhi tied Into npiiiv. Ube metal
blotk mttleU bulk uod forth. Apaln
nd npilu she tlnd. till the clip wus
emptied of Its eight tan hd Ren Six
of them wire hits. Tbe block still
nurail o ihn ft nml Kits l ..
b.tor.;i out of all usefulnes,. ShH
don was astonished. It wns better
than he or cveu Hughle Ummmuud
could huve done.
Tlmt'H nally good shootlns for n
Tvomau," he said. "You only missed
It twUc, and It was u struugc wcap
"Hut I can't make out tbe two
misses." she enmnlalned. "The enn
worked beautifully too. Olve me an
other clip and I'll hit It eight times
tor anything you wish."
"I don't doubt It. Now I'll haie to
Bet n new block. VlahurU Here, ynu
fella, raicb ono fella block along storo !
"I'll wager ynn can't do It light out I
of eight unj thing jou wish," sho ,
"No fear of my taking It on," was
Ills answer. "Who taught you lo
"Oh, my father nt Urst nnd then
Vou nnd his rowboys lie wns a
shot did. I me in, though Von was
Sheldon wondered secretly who Von
wns. nnd he speculated as to whether
It was Von who two years previously
had led her lo believe that nothing ro
m lined for her but matrimony.
"What part of tbe United States Is
your home." ho nsked "Chicago or
Wyoming or somewhere out there?"
".So, Hawaii I wus horn there It
Is a benullrdt land My, I'm almost
I l"neslck for It nlready. Not that I
hnien't been uway I wns In .Sew
lork when the crash came. Hut I
do think It Is the sweeten fiiot on
earth Hawaii, I mean.
"I might ns well Degln nt the begin
ning" Mie llritd her head wltb a
proud air of dismissing sadness nfter
""' ,n"n,n,r of " wo"" 'I'inlltled to
?" a IJnUeti.I'onell and n long bnr-
re-led Colts "1 wus born at Hllo
That's on he Island of Hawaii, the big
gest nnd best lu tbe group. 1 can't re
member w hen 1 Urst got on a horse
nor when J learned to swim 'Hint
came before mj A 11 C'h Dad owned
spiillnl 111 lerilbli ,,, ,,,., (I,,,,
didn't bile inn wires timt ihei made
limns nut nf us-w lieu our lnks wire
clone We Ind to lenrii to do eieiy
Ihlug nlioiil the liinie twin- as in II ns
the n illie seriiinls did ll-thil was so
that we sh'iiiiil ktmii lion tn nuiliage
"Mnn, I linn nine one or the nth
er nt us hnl in rlli.s n ken nwnv
for 11 wi-i'k Jui liiiiiuse of 11 llni
snik "r rii-i We hud to know how
to build tiles In Hm- ilrltlug ruin too
mil if wit wooi I win 11 no 1 ninpisl rut
wlilili litis the hiidiM thing of ull
eVcpt griiinui ir, I do belleie We
le trtu d mini fiom did mid on thin
from the gnii-iiiessis, dud lanulil lis
I'd lull mid nu Hi 1 man W'e leirucsl
both hngiiiiges uisubl well mid we
leirtud llietii uholli In the sulillc or
Inciinip When I wnxsUtetn we three
girls were all sent up lo (.'nllfornln lo
Mills Keinlniiri. whlih wns quite fish
lonnlilf and stltllng Hnw we usisl tn
long fnr home' We didn't chum with
the other girls, who called us little
cannibals. Just hmnut we mine from
the Siindwbh Islands and who miide
Inilillous remarks ulmui our am esters
bnniiuetlng oil Cnptiilu Conk which
was hlsinrlinllr untrue, nnd. besides
our ancestors hadn't livid In Hawaii
"1 was three years at Mills sem
Inary. wllb trips home, of course, nnd
Iwo jenrs In .Sew York, nnd then dud
wrnt smash tn a sugar plantation on
Maul Dud hnd nothing left, nnd
he decided to return lo the sea He'd
alwajs loied It. and I lialf believe that
he wns glad things hnd happened as
thev did He wus ke 11 bnr again
linsv with plans nnd preparations from
morning till night lie used to sit up
halt the night talking things over
with me That wns after I had shown
him that I wns renllv resolved to go
nlong We were rendv to start to Ta
hltl. where n lot of repairs nnd refit
ting for Ihe Mlele were necessary,
when poor dud eamo down sick and
"And vou wero lett all nlone?"
"Verv inui h alone I had no broth
ers or sisters, and nil dnd's people
were drowned In n KniisaH cloudburst i
That happened when he wns n little i
bnr Of course I could go back to
Vou There's nlwnjs a home there
walling for me Hut why should I go?
Hesldes. there were dnd's plans, nnd I
felt thnt ll devolved upon me to carry
tbem nut. It seemed n One thing to
do, nlsn I wanted to carry them out.
And here I am.
"lake my iidvlce and never go to
Tnhltl It Is 11 loielv place, nnd so
are the n itlves. but tbe white people!
Now, Harabbas Hied In Tahiti.
Thieves, robbers and liars that Is
what they are. Ihe honest men
wouldn't require the tlugers of one
hand to count. The fact that I was
a worn in only simplified matters wltb
t belli Thev robbed me on every pre
text, and they lied without pretext or
need I'iMir Mr. Krlcson was corrupt
ed He Jolnisl the robbers nnd O. K.'d
all Ihelr demands, even up to a thou
sand per lent. If thev robbed me of
10 frnnes bis share was 3
"Hut when Ihe robbers fell tn cheat
ing one another I got my first clews
In Ihe state of affairs. Oi,e of the
robbed robbers came to tup after dark
with fans, figures aud ussenluiis. 1
knew I wae ruined If I went to law.
The Judges were corrupt like every
thing else. Hut 1 did do one thing.
In the dead of night i went to i:iic
ion's hoiixe. I hud the same revolver
I've got now. nnd I made blm stay In
bed while I overhauled things. Nine
teen bundled and odd frnnes wns
what 1 carried away wltb me. II 0
never complained to the police.
'"1 ben I sent to New Zealand nnd got
a Herman mate. He bad u master's
rertlHiute. and was on tbe ship's pa
pers us captain, but 1 was a better
navigator than be. and 1 was really
captain myself. 1 Inst her. too. but
It's no reflection on my seamanship.
Tbe (iermun mata was drowned. Wo
lay all night to a sen drag, and 'next
morning sighted your plaro here."
"1 suppose you will go back to Von
now?' Sheldon queried.
"Nothing of the sort. Dud planned
to go to the Solomons. I shall look
nliout for some land and start a small
plantation. Do you know of nny good
land uround here cheap?"
"Hy tieorge. yod Yankees aro re
markablereally remarkable!'' said
Sheldon. "I should never have dream
ed of such a venture."
"Adventure." Joan corrected blm.
'That's right adventure It Is. And
If you'd gone ashore on Malnlta In
stead of Uuadalcanar you'd have been
ksl kal'd long ago, along with your no
ble Tnliltlan sailors."
Joan shuddered. .
"To tell the truth." she confessed,
"we were very much nfrnld to land
on Cundalc-annr. I read In tbe Hail
ing Directions that the natives were
Ileal herons and hostile. Some day I
should like to go to Malalta. Are
there any plantations there?"
"Not one, not n white trader even."
'"I ben I shall go over on a recruit
ing vessel some time,"
"Impossible!" Sheldon cried. "It Is
no place for a woman."
"I shall go Just tho same," she repeated
I CnAPTKH VI.
IT nns the tint time Sheldon bad
been at close quarters wltb an
American girl, and bo would bnvo
wondered If all American girls
were like Joan I.acklaud bad be not
had nit enough to realize that she wus
not ut nil tj ileal Her quick mind
and changing moods bewildered blm.
wlille her 011 1 look on llfo was so dif
ferent from what be conceived 11 no
I in id's outlook should bo that be was
morn often than not at sixes aud sev
lens Willi her He could never unilcl
pile what sho would say or do next.
Her temper wns quick and storm).
1 "l"' "I'll filed too lunch on herself and
too little on him, which did not ap
proximate nt all to his Ideal of vvo
min's conduct when a mnn wns
nrntind Her assumption of equality 1
with htm was disconcerting, nnd at
(lines he hnlf consciously resented the
Impudence nnd blrnrrenessj of her In
trusion upon him, rising out of the '
sen In n howling nor'wester. fresh
from poking her revolver under Krle
son's nose, protected by her gang of
huge Polynesian sailors nnd settling
down In Hernnde like nny shipwrecked 1
anllor. It was nil on n par with her I
Haden-Powell and the long 38 Colt's !
At any rate, she did not look the
part And that was what be could
not forgive. Had she been short hair
ed, heavy Jawed, large muscled, bnrd
bitten nnd utterly unlovely In every '
wnj nil would have leon well. Hi
stoid of which she was hopelessly nnd
dellclouslj feminine lief bnlr wor- 1
rled him. It wus so generously beau- 1
tlful And she was so slenderly nnd 1
prettily the woniaii-the gin. rnther
that It cut Ml 111 like a knife to see her
with quick, comprehensive eyes and
sharplv Imperative voice superintend
the launching of tho whaleboat
through the surf. In Imagination he
could scs her roping a horse, and It
nlwavs made him shudder. Then, too.
she wns so maiiv sided
Sheldon certnlnly was not happy.
The unconventional stnto of ntTalrs
was 100 much for his conservative dis
position and training Hernnde, In
habited br one lone white man, was
no place for Joan Lackland. el he
racked his brain for a wny out, nnd
even Inlked It over with her In the
first phie. the stenmer from Australia 1
was not due for three weeks
"One thing Is evident; yon don't 1
wnnt me here." she snld. "I'll man
tbe whale boat tomorrow nnd go over
to Tulngl "
"Hut ns I told yon before, thnt is
Impossible.." he cried. "There Is no
one there. The resident commissioner
Is nwav In Australia. Theru Is only
one white mnn. a third assistant
Understrapper and ex snllnr a com-'
inon sailor. He Is In charge of the
government of tbe Solomons, to say
nothing of n hundn-d or so niggers
prisoners. Resides, he Is such a fool
thnt he would fine yon CB for not hav
ing entered nt Tulngl, which Is the port
of entry, you know. He Is not a nice
mnn. nnd. I repeat. It Is Impossible."
"There Is Oiivntii," she suggested.
There s nothing there but fever
and fire white men who are drinking
themselves to death. 1 couldn't per
"Oh, thank you." she snld quietly.
"I guess I'll start today Vlaburl!
Yon, go along Noah, speak 'm come
Noa Noah was her head sailor, who
had been boatswain of the Mlele.
"Where nre you going?" Sheldon
nsked In surprise. "Vlaburl! You
"To !imit,n-Immediately," T-as her
replv. ' ,
"Hut I won't permit It."
"That Is ivhv I mil coins. Yon snld
It onto lie fori- nnd It Is something I
cannot inook "
- 1.111" He
wns bewildered by ber
"If I have offended In
an j w.11 -
"Vlaburl. jou fetch 'ni one fella .Son
Noah uiniig me,' she commanded
'J lie blue k Irij start ed m obey.
"Vlaburl: You no slop I break 'm
head belong you And now. Miss Lack
land; 1 Insist; you must explain What
havo I said or done lo merit this?"
"You have presumed, you have
She choked nnd swallowed and could
not go on.
Sheldon looked tbe picture of de
"1 confess my bead Is going around
with It all." be said. "If you could
only be explicit"
"Hut you have no right no man has
the right to tell mo what he will per
mit or not permit. I'm too old to
"A OKNTLKMAlf IS BVK1II WOUAN'S OUAIID
have a guardian, nor did I sail all tbe
way to tbe WjIoiuous to find one"
"A gentleman Is every woman's
"Well, I'm not every woman that's
all Will jou kindly allow 1110 to hi ml
jour boy fur Noa Noah? 1 wish blm
to launch tbe whaleboat. Or shall 1 go
myself for nluif"
Hoth were now on their feet, she
is lib Hushed cheeks nnd nngry ejes.
be, pii77led, vexesl and alarmed Tbe
black boy stood like u atutue-u plumb
black statue Inking no Interest In tbe
transections of these incomprehensible
"Hut you won't do nnythtng so fool
ish" he began
"There you go again," she cried.
"I dldn t mean it thnt way, nnd ynu
know I dldn t." He wns spenklngslow
ly mid grnvely. "And Hint other thing,
that not permitting It Is only n man
ner of speaking Of course I 11111 not
your guardian You know jou inn go
to liiirutit If you wnnt to" or to Ihe
devil, he wns almost tempted to mid
'Only, I should deeply regret It. Hint Is
all And I urn verj sorrj Hint I should
have s.ild anything Hint hurt you. He
member. I mil nu l!ngllshmin "
Joan smiled mid sit down ugiilti
"Perhaps I hive bevn hiistr she
ndmllt.il "lou see. I nm Intolerant of
restraint If you only knew how I have'
been inmpellesl to tight for my tnv
cloni It Is a sure point with me. this
being told what I am to do or not to
do tiv ynu elf roiMHutiM lords of
creation Via hurt' ou step along
kitchen No bring 'tn Noa Noah And
now, Mr Sheldon, whit nm I to do?
Inn don't want tne herr. and there
doesti ( seem to bo any place for me to
"Tbst Is unfair Your being wrecked
hero has been a giMend to me I wns
very lonely nnd very sick I n-ally nm
not cenaln whether or not I should
have pulled through hnd yon not bap
pened nlong Hut thnt Is not the point
Personally, purely selfishly H-rsonally,
I should be sorry In see you go Hut I
nm not considering myself I nm con
shieling you It It Is hardly the proper
thing, yon know It I were mirrted
If there were some woman of your own
race here but as it Is"
Sho threw- up tier hands In mock de
spair. "I ennnot follow you." she snld. "In
one breith ynu tell me I must go. nnd
In the next breith vou tell me there Is
no plice to go nnd thnt you will not
permit me to go What Is a poor girl
"That's the trouble." he said help
lessly. "And tbe situation annoys you"
"Only for your sake"
"Then let me save your feelings by
telling you thai it does not annoy me
nt nil ev opt for the row you nre
making nboul It. I never allow whit
can't be (hinged to annoy me. 1
cant go elsewhere, bv jour own
count. You eertnliily can't gd else
where and lenve me here nlone with 11
whole plantation nnd 200 woolly enn
nib lis on my hinds. Therefore, you
stay, nnd I stay. It Is very simple.
Also. It Is adventure. And further
more, you needn't worry for yourself.
1 am not matrimonially Inclined. I
rnme to the Solomons for a planta
tion, nnt n husband."
Sheldon (lushed, but remained silent.
"I know whit you nre thinking."
she laughed gnyly. 'Thnt If I were a
man. you'd wring ray necu for me.
And I deserve It, too, I'm so sorry,
I ought not to keep on hurting your
"I'm nfrnld I ruber Invite It," he
said, relieved by the slvu of the
"I have It," she announced. "Lend
mv 11 gang of jour Imjs for today.
I'll build 11 grass bouse for mjself
over In thrf fur corner of the com-pound-uu
piles, of course. I inn
moro lu toulght. I'll he comfortable
and sife The Tnhltlnns cuu keep 11 u
author wnt. h Just as n board ship
And 1 hen I'll study is 011 nut planting.
In return. I'll run the kitchen end uf
your household and give jou some
deient food lo eat. And tliinlly. I
won t listen to uny of ynui protests.
On the other hand, lf jou don I agree,
I will pi in ross the river, bejnnd jour
Jurl'dic Hon. mid build a village fnr
uyse.f mid mv sillors, whom I shall
lend In Ihe whaleboat In (iiiviitu fur
iruvl-ions. And now I wuut jou to
eac b me bill ir.ls '
I. mil look bold nf the household with
no iini.rtaln grip, reiolutlonlrlng
ihlugs illl Miel.lon hnrdlj reeognlreit
the plus-. I'nr Ihe trs time Ihe lillll
iriilnvv nnt 1 lean anil nrderlv. No
longer the house brs Ion f.sl and did
is little us Kiev mind, while the .sink
utnpl.ilii.il 1 hut Head belong him
null, about too in in ir" from the stieu
I out ii.nr-e In innkcrv will, ll she put
III 111 I'lmu.li Nor d .1 Sheldon escape
hi lug roii'idlr le. lured for his lazl
ness n eailiu- noihlbg but ilimid pro
llsions Hie nihil iiinj n muddler
mil a slim, h, mid other invidious
names fni his sln.kness and bis dis
regard nt luullhriil fund
She sent In 1 whiilebolt down the
-oust twenty miles for limes mid or
nugos, and wiinlul tn know scathingly
win sild fruits bud mil long since
b. en pi luted a I Hernnde. while he wns
beii.mli 1. ml. nipt bemuse tin re was
no kill ben girdeu. Miimmj apples,
whl. h he bid regarded as weeds,
under her guidance appear. .1 as uppe-tli-lli.:
breakfast fruit, mid. ut dinner,
were mitnmorphosed Into puddings
thit elicited his uiiquiilltlid admira
tion sho or her sailors dynuinlled
fish dully, wlille tbe Hnlesunn natives
wero paid tobacco for bringing In
oj liters from the mangrove sniimpj.
Among other things, she burned the
pestilential hospital, quarreled with
bill Won over the deed and In onger
set her own men to work building a
new and what she called n decent hos
pital. She robbed the windows of their
lawn and muslin curtains, replacing
them wltb g.iudy calico from tbe trade
store and made herself bvveral gowns.
When she wrote out a Hit of goods
nnd clothing for herself, to be sent
down to Sydney by tbe first steamer,
Sheldon wondered how long she had
tiiido up In r 111I111I to stay
She was certnlnly unlike nny woman
he' bad ever I now 11 or dreamed nf So
fur ns lie wns lonieriud she was not
II woman ut all she 11. it per i.iugulshed
nor hluiMllshnl So teiiiluliie lures
weio ivus'iil on lilm He might huve
! been her brother, or she his lirolber.
I for nil sex hnd to do with the strange
Mtnatlon. Despite his winnings nbout
crocodiles nnd shnrks, she per-lsted In
swimming In deep wnter off tbe
beich, nor could he ersunde her.
when she wns In the Imit. to let one of
I the snllors throw the dviinmlte when
shooting llh She argued Hint she wns
nt least 11 little bit more Intelligent
than tbej mid Hut, therefore, there
wns less liability of nil accident If she
1 did the shooting She wns lo him the
most masculine nnd at the same time
the most feminine woman he bad eier
A source of contlnunl trouble between
I liein wns the disagreement over
methods of handling the lilac k hois
Mu- ruled by rlern kindness, rnrely
rennnllng. never punishing, nnd he
had to confess that In r own sillors
n.-rshlppesl her. while the house hois
1 were her slues nnd did thrie times
as much work for her ns he bud ever
got nut of tbem Sbeipibklv snw Hie
unrest of the 1 online I Inborers nnd
was not blind 1.1 the ilaim-r, iihvnvs
Imminent. Hint both she unci Sheldon
rin Wither nf them ever ventured
out without .1 reveille r. and the sailors
who steniil the night watches In .loans
gras house were armed wllb rlltes
Hut .loan Inlsted Hint I Ids reign of ler
mr had be.11 mused In Hie reign nf
fear practised In Ihe wlille men She
had been brought up tilth Ihe gentle
Hnn illmis, who never were llltreiled
' nor roiighlr bundled nnd she general
Insl Hint the Solomon Islanders. 1111
I der kind In almoin, woulil glow geulle
, One- i-veiilng 11 lerrlllle uproar nrose
'In the- birrmks. ami Sheldon, allied
1 bv Joins sailors, gun 01 .led In res
eillng two women whom the blacks
were- beulliu to death lu snve litem
from the iciii-ouiki- ol the blacks iliei
were guiiribd In lln- eook In. use tor
'he- liluht I'hei neie Ihe Inn women
who 1II1I Hie isiokln- for the IuIhiiits
1 ind Ihelr mTetise hnd n.nslsted nf one
of Idem inking a bub lu Ihe lilg ml
j .Iron In Willi ll lh pol Ho"s were boiled
j Tbe blacks neri-ii.il oiilruired trotn lln
I siniulHihl of elemillness ihei 1 rit-11
I took Ii litis In Hie e-iililrons Ibeliiseltes
j rue trouble Inr In lb 11 Ihe bilher had
been n Ion degrades! wren hnl leinile.
I for lo Hie Sol imiiii Islanders nil fe
males nre Ion, eb-gruled mid vvreli lied
(Continued Next Saturday)
TEXAS PASTOR IN ,
STRANGE TANGLE 1
His Home Burned Down a Few
Hours After Indictment I
TOUT WOHTH. Tex, Mnrch '.'. A
few hours nrtcr Hov. Prank .1. Norrls,
lusliir of the Plrst HapHst Churcli
bud been Indicted on the charge of
perjury, his homo burned elciwii last
night It came as n nivstorloiiH se
quel to 1111 eepinllj injstcrliius chain
of events 111 which tho saloon-lighting
minister has llgiired. The most stiut
llng developments enmo Inst nlgl t
when, accused of pcrjurj, Norrls was
(lunged with having wiltten letters to
himself In which he was thicntcned
with death If ho did not leave town
Norrls first uttrnUiM attention heir
bj 11 cuinpilgii for enforcement of
pinhlhltlnn laws Then NJirrls dn
clnred nil attempt had been inado tn
nssiisslunln lilm. This was followed
Ii) tho destruction nf tho Plrst Hap
Hst Church Ii) lire Norrls iesnted
u sec nnd attempt hud been made cm
his llfo nfter this, nml lie traveled
with 11 bod)guird. Then bo exhibited
tho warning Icttcis whlih last night
the grand Jurj declared Norrls wnito
to himself, Norrls' charges attracted
11 great ileal of attention to his church
(Hilil Hull, tin Con i'ni.i nee )
WAI1.UKIT. Muni. March 21. 'lho
convention of tho Hawaiian evangel
ical Association ut l-alialim was con
vened ut tho Wuliico Church IiihI
Wediicsdn) morning and will com litdei
loiiiiirrcm ovcnlug. Tho .invention
has been bidding kohhIciiis night and
da) hnurliig the ioHirts of tbe Sun. hi)
school delegates u'lil ulso delegate-.!
mid iiuHii!mtH of tho Christian H11
dpjvor Associations of Maiil.'.Molokal
P N Kalinliiioliina vvus ngiln chos
en ns tho Maul dolcgnto lo tho .(in
vention nt Los Angolas to bo held
uhciiit next .lime. Thn vmiuiis ('. H
societies huve been nuked tu 1011I1II1
utu ton 111 .1 it sultublo mnniiiiivnt foi
tho into Hev, Moses K Niikulliii, who
was for many ycnr3 tho active picsl-
dent of tho Christian llndcavoi socio-1
tics thioiigbiint this Tenltorj
Tho unions district societies will
also subscribe 11 fund for W I", Clink,
organizer of the Christian Kndeiivni 1
movement, vvlio is now on 11 tour of'
tho win hi in the intciost of tho organ
ization, A motion vvus also 0 in led
that tbe varloiiH soclotlcs eair) cm tho
work with gieater vigor lu bclplng
tho hapless victims of liquor anil to
do alt In their power to curtnll tho
saloon evil. I
The vnlldlt) of Senator Stephenson's ,
election ivlll be voted upon by the
Semite on the legNlntlve tin) of March 1
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