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r . 77ie Story of a Talis
" ' - man's Strange Adventures
By Mrs. Howard Gould
An Unofficial Fixed Post
tf Tha ITm lliMUMtif On.
(In Nr Tort Cinui World.)
By Robert Minor
t. W :s.tl
(Cftribt. n, bjrJojia UM Comptar.) Th bos shrank back from bli fur!
. synopsis or piikcedino cuaptkiw oub fac0, nushing water waited a
HTKsjir. cbM of d. nw. unnu that 'he '8W minutes. Hla first victim slowly
. . P mm. rhuditu tji. uuitni. iou recovered consciousness and writhed
whS, ih- tS ,".',?1 f'5"SS2! wy ,lk nak- Ruhlnf Water
SK Sw. 'uAlV'SSl resumed his seat on the ground In
htntinc about tha lnfiat'a iwk tin? )rt front of the long houie and calmly
."Jf ?,ur l tinkiMim ta.ouianW, Tk miu began to rrtnd the Corn.
t'rT:,?.! Alter1. no onmllid him .quaw
kJX.- !3!WL' J"3 ?," 'JS ,n4 th '' Klrl, nor was any remark paised In
.rKin'iJiSi? u. MtMw " nls hearing uPon "Is Grange Incllna-
.nWrWw iUH "S wIi,,JJum. totiSS on to perform servile work for hla
Ll ,rinu iua inuitni rrotm fuMnf t t a mother,
Another trait strange In the charac
ter of the Indian waa hla Insatiable
curiosity. He asked questions con
tinually. Pontlac, who had watched
his growth with proud affection but
with strange uneasiness, taught him
all the legends of his people and an
swered his questions as to their orl-
.a... CHAPTER V.
Red and White.
jUTAXlE'S report of tho am
pernatural Influences direct
Ing tho destiny of her son gltt and history from the wealth of
a, report orien repeated ana tradition wnicn was stored in tne oia
munh .Yvirri n. tha warrior's brain. One day as the chief
-m.nt in,-.i,i "at before his tent In the sunshine,
. 7.1 by-Invested nu.h,n(r Wnter appeared before him
ttuaiiinu, waici vritii u i.iya.riuua in- suddenly.
tertst, not only to the people of his "Father," he exclaimed, "I am tired
o.'n tribe. bit to those of distant na- i' ' bow and arrow, I want a rlflo."
i-'tldn..who had hoard the marvellous t cl,lef """eyed thought-
'" "Ugh!" he said at lost. "Rifles cost
( ill served a double purpose for Ou- many furs. They are not the limbs
tanle. In the first place, it cloaked or fees that may he cut in the forest.
under ih veil nt a urri ritual the When 1 was a lad all our people
under uie e 1 or a aacrea ritual tne fouht wlth bow and arrowB.
pnysicai .treatment or ner eon wnere- Rushing Water drew himsolf up to
by she kept his akin brown and hla his full height, and although he waa
hair straight. The tumeric stain waa then but in his seventeenth summer,
nhtain.d th. tbnnria i,ino- nil he had all a man's stature.
.. .hi. .....i ...', ,... mi.mii.Vi ..n "'t unbecoming," he said, "for a
of thla wild weed, whose dlstUlcd sap younB mn t0 boaat boforo nta'eWeril
nt the same time produced the color but father and his voice quickened
cncci she dcaired, and, because or its nnu nis oyes gleamed "is there a
vegetable nature, did not Injure the brave of the Ottawawas who can
. i , ,,. j nt,, travel further In a day or drive the
.ikln to which It waa applied. She CJU,0e faster or furtiier than Pontlac'i
v. prepared a great quantity of this son!"
stain,' for sho feared that there might A slow smile spread gradually over
come a time when It would be lmpos- th1?,.f"?..of.tn" old, warrior. Li
.ihi. n, w in nrnriir th wild Ughl" he exclaimed. "Rushing
slble for her to procure the wild water shall have his shooUng stick."
growth that yielded It. Soon afterward couriers from the
As the boy grew older his natural nearest French trading post visited
curiosity as to the reason for the I'ontlao and were received In full
. , ,...i ,.. .v.. r,,.,l.-H t.nnn council. Their spokesman began:
mysterious rites she practised upon t ffttner UleFrencn
blm demanded an. explanation rrom holds Pontlac dear, llko a brother,
u Outunle. Through me he speaks to Pontlac, the
"Outanle,' mother." said the little chlof of the Ottawawaa. He
ui . ..... j "ya let there be peace and love be-
fellow one morning, "why do you tween tn wWte knfr and hlf) bpott)r
bathe me in the dark water?" the red king. Tho Kngltsh foes of the
The squaw hesitated a. moment. French are the deadly foes of the red
,.n.,.. ,.m.. .h .aid me.n-.. Where are the Connectlcuts?
.U.U...B , -. ask tne scattered remnants of the red
at last, "this Is my reason: When you nations who once dwelt bv th
are growfi" to your full stature and go what has become of their hunting
fnrtfc with hravnB to war you are to "unds. Have not the English driven
forth with braves o ww, you a re w tnem Rway? En(f,(h Ht
. i I, ,-sMsttsn.TsirTniiTsTTi
m A AAA mi A a A U A S SBBl A BH A ill S a l 1
nut weiK's mpiiti Rom in mi bvtnme with
The Harbor of Love
By Ralph Henry Barbour 3
y w..o.iM 'mm ww mmii iniiin ' "i wi
by the recounted wroniri of thilr kissed cheek, nhe mljrht Well ttr ,t -fj
1 1 Ai t ftA M,I tl..tl Um A I aKaI t Kern ii I i.1ana,l ItikAithlnv n latalsl InkSJsVMsl (T
Into an Innnne fury with words of slnnablo heart than that tit the :
flrn. Ihiiv Ihrnn, niiltlA thlr htnnWiitA. nfTlrpr.
on, I ifr.mlii tlnlr tvllil war ohnnnl "NnL for hlmnilf. do I mean." Sie.'ll'j
and brandishing knives and torn a- Oadwell, "but for the prlio In Wgv.il
nawKS pranceu aemoniacauy in me uiwrnp, uu, j kvu. ""'""".
lniKn circle. were I In chargo of such a treasure
. .I I wmilr! hn iinrojiv. too.
inn nci morning iuuuu inra - .i ,C. ia
asaln at council, this tlmo uravely .. P "pnoour had tnken no part ,3
considering tho plans of war which "' "rr , ,,, ,n rZcZ2!.
rontlao laid before them. With his Z'J?. " B,Vi,d'.'.nl. ?ZSiZ
tomahawk tho old chief drew rude "fl "fl.i)f,in5 """T i!l 1 IttS
map upon the ground. ?nf-ndll,nv,,lvn hu I?!
"Here." he said, marking a cross. m 'e,.?Ia??1ll",rin.nhi '"rJ-R .
"Is a fort they call Detroit. There "u",?' iUnZ"L?at
shall I awall wltJi a thousand war- f?!'1"1 tne number ,of warrtorg
riors. Here la Mlchlllmaklnak. Let ttSf,,' ,- ,.,. nM.,! (kM .
my brother the Oblglbway chief take Mn'Vaidufeti5
care of the settlement there. Htrong M?lnA1iu.n w.J? iV? S?. ;ii.i nlAA..
it.. .h.n in..i iha mriv in thA ..I. ladweU, who In his present pleas
tlement the French n o.fc Mr ."0oTl? dVlffllS. b.10
scourge the shore, of the great lake &&.&Jn&u&j:
where the French Creek Joins the Al- Wi'L"";. r D
loghnny, I shall erpeot my son, iiusn- ,.tt J .. Z nu
ing Water, to do a warrior's work at frl hmft"yn d0 u Count "r
the head of my young men." . .Uiv hrnv,. ..
Rushing Witer. who bad been B11Jv" S iionmJl-nnlJrd
eagerly listening, brightened at these ""y. de B "swercA
words and hurriedly Win to recruit .ikAd ih,vOUnVom
his. company. Klghty warriors wsre '."""fvh.
nn.w. innJ h ,!S i,'.h.. ... nwnM, "but It Justifies precati.
..Poi .h- 'iKr'-t wi!h?S ' 1 suggest that all our peesM
t h wr u. i w.'Vm keep within the palisade untlHG
i.,.d ,1 "".hruvfn'i 0tZ n,A PtV shall have left." . ,
Lmnn, Tnrt i1 1 nrf.JKS ill i The Indians pulled their ahalie
m 'cr " Jf""h ?,V,ttfhiCiiV.wi OTt 00 tn blt nnd Proceeded to tk
2 i.;nJ i?w7a illiSi flnmS d..M ! the. clearing where they tsadt
, J J ht liiSrT?in i.. a Samp fire. The mid-day mesa' waa
draMrnta &lo of the la; Ir?- cooktl nnd ten tno ar' .5:
. There was a stir In the Indian w.
Thrust out Into the wilderness, the A amall rnun of Indiana brasfkl
rude outpost of a white civilisation four fresh-cut saplings out of.the'-
ai vonnnsjo wu lucxea cozuy inio a woods ana set a pair or tneae up as,
bend of tho Allegheny stream, some opposite ends of the clearing. Twenty
miles abovo Fort Pitt The French of the braves threw off their Warn
had established the settlement close kets an 4 their hunting shirts, and,
to the mouth of French Creek, a wa- naked to the waist, divided Into tws)
terway much used by the Indians, parties, one at either end of the fleM.
Although tho cross of Ht. Oeorge now Each.of these braves held In his ha
fluttered In the broexo above the blook u racket with a handle five feet t
house, and tho garrison of twenty length, bent at one end like a aep
soldiers stationed at the post were j,... crooc, tho bht of which waa
Urltleh regulars, there still remained .tted wlln lnon of dMr feMe.
? .fe'L-.1'renoh.fain.lLle" "Ji"0" I8 From the edge of the marked -out
foIiy.WIU?0.mpo0Jt.h.- ttL.raen':-4 field a young buck threw a bail?
The sight of Indiana was not
Ilke a flash the opposing
-M.i.SiS.S.t.' me foFltVTnd the" ginT. was
derlo between the Freneb and the
neighboring warriors, and even now
braves In couples oe In doiens were
frequent visitors. Hometlmes eren a
bunting party of considerable slxe
camped outside the palisade and of-
i,. . . ,v.i.ftAin Tktm In the i, . yl " thy Bnglleh set- "Ldsten, Rushing Water, for these are out for ventrcance, tor my heart Is of the cabins to see what m going supple as a sapling and as tough as a fered pelts for barter. Prosperous,
be a grea enieitain. mere m me tn,,, are can the Indian llve7 Yet the last words of Outanle. Canst see hurt" on. They beheld tho ring of braves hickory branch. The long low mua- happy Tittle Venango lay In thesmll.
east" she extended her right nand see, my red brother, how It is not the through tho smoko hole In the roof circling around two ngures one. clea rippled under his mnooth skin as in Allegheny Valloy on a beautiful
The War Parti.
. h..- tk. ann wu mddanlnc Same with the Fronch. We would thA l flnHhiui nt lleht that nnerim
ih. tinVtann "and there to the north" trafl0 honestly with the red man and son the gray of tho storm? That Is
the horlson- and there 1 10 tne nortn t ch hlm We would buy hu fctoRn wnlotl Ho llRhu whrl,
and her Uft band swept out toward fUrs, which are precious to us, with the heavens grow dark. Listen! Do
the Qreat Lakes "there dwell a shooting sticks that make hlra you remember what I told you of the
WangV Of two trib-s tbg ggy- ."aded.
-L ?SA;rf.A !1 "Th-n yeverememb.r. for wh.r
ma men duv i hao w ,r . .Ir" """ """or Kusning water rails in this, deatn,
. .the sllr birch. They are hungry for y1" Z2? t$lJH?J$ demon, shall -come upon-him and w- :
i . - .j.. ... ..t,.. rench7 Then, let the great chief of th vii anirit duvour him. On man wawas a
iano. Airrauy ic, u.,. ,ho qttawawas make war with the chirm have ,1 for Rushing : Water? W echo
... I anas o? mo uenuyo i " - a raira our enemy, ina jang- She tore open the ban
have driven many nauons.oi iu. i;.Z'"y,
'-people;from the shores of the great Sggj
waters. to an aged
irnfesa a sreat warrior arise to heard. The
.iead the red race against the white, you. Speak
The Blood Call.
HERE the tossed ball fell ft
the middle of the oMea
Held, there was a moment'
wild confusion, abovti
the rackets swung bexk-aa4
seated, was that of Ick-toosb. his eyee he bent his arms. Ish-to-ba ralsod mnrnin in mriv Mnv. wiutn ah iia
Bumurr. mo ouier. Biuiuunr. wu ruu- jiib hiich. uul uciuro il il'ii iintrnrB ufc wrnrifi nm.fi At nniA. At AiinpiaA . ...... ... . i
irpn ArttA mnnm , " ,,D" w uuiitu ua unr n iuu uul. B.UKHvrvu U,1UUI l,lu '"'I1" Well tnttt 10 inoians Were St tne " iiuiiiiifti wi.iw sm m
7' 1 last. I'ontlao begn his military prep- of a clenched fist full on his. brow. Kfttes. He was ordered to admit them, long flight toward the northerly sjeaL
jeaAAA. tnore came in the iraesiuie. .me muiuro nnuii ucn. a aropiwu jus suck una im.cucu tu) Hritisn omcer, a brace of young r ' -
- llrflddoek. Anrt h mirnnAtvl An lmmn- Vnlfn frAm IiIa hnlt. Onlrk hh wbi Ihn u . broke and darted In nunuH. vanls.
nrst ii:ni or tne itnornitur 7. i ...'.7.1.7. v.:- ""vr -".-vv" . r. j: ." y uni .uuTO u,w -- ----- v.-
. ... . uiimo uopunure aiicnuou uy an mo nwrap 01 nis nuiio, 11 was noi man edkI nrtman in Fretion. The soldier the aroalkeeoer crossed bla racket a
to.the village of .the Otta- brave within call. The village was qulok than thnt of llualilng Water. For ahook bllfc-iS. soioier .,, y.iaepr crossea .nis rmoay
courier, whose call found a to be left In charge of the youth-who a.eoond tho two youths faced, each .. oTZa from Nr Or. ulfult&fnSPJKZ
th nnln -nml.ln. ula noiwminru u wurnorn uiKiiujr. otner, oye 10 eye. Tllflll tno DUCS 00
ine pqin maauenea iv,ino- wn.r rinii-hrninort nnrt 1.1. ....,
neavy-neanea rrom pnn, was num-
nm nr nmr rinir H nn.ti.. t .
. w wa uxtiuAx iiu nun u, luii nsi-ivvAnflirrnn rrnm irrifT. wrsjH an rn a 1 APim tm ni ninniiiniiniia
for the ears of Pontlaa" mted 5vw It a clrc e Tndo of rawT "U,on- ""' out In aU the jnoned to the council lire to receive His feet rose andfcll In a cat-llke S'untllthS I
." said Pontlac. turnlna- iV0 J LiJ ri bIoiy of hi. wnp nnint ,, .,,- the commands of Pontlac. . . tread. Hushing Water, turning on his Y'.x "n....?.nc
tribesman, "vou hnv. iJT. .v,.. . iv n,.... . " "My son," saia tno old cmer. laying heel, nwnltcd tho onsot in sllonce. iT. - "
wisdom of vAAt-a la in ,i. iE. .kT..i .1,. i.i 7 - vUU ann.. vi, n nru-y nana -upon nm snouiupr. xnm At last camo tho mir iic and the L. 1 l. . C ,1
wisuom or years is in the Are, tho object she had taken 1,1. rMr,iA .!,,. i, .v,. ...nin, .hnii ... ih. .wr. -ij JM" l.il . f'".'. h. .Jt black oyes and a bold
10 my j-oungmen. jrom around the neck of the dead -"7"": J" ..." ? T" ""u W.r ".h- vAnVhAiY rimAin V .Vl.'TJir. "'.". 'w,m. clothed in fringed
Call that trader from New Or. to tirntart him wlr.knta. On. nt t
leans what's his luuneT ah, yes, younjf bucks soon emerged from tho
nu aioouiiae sione turned to interrere wittt their, oas.
rronch trader en- nents, and his quick racket scoopat
. ,na Dau Irom ,ne "ou- witn a nurrm
"' "A4.uis swing ne nung it toward the Mmta,
orow. ana waa it .ri in,. inn. im .
iBuuou wilillll win poll, nail a, oaaaa) ,
youn braves scrambled in thrtMajb.
apeaa the open gate be To re tho sentry eovM
)ligue. lnternose his rifle, nnd rdtchloa- tke
would ball as It lay on the ground one of
them tossed it carelessly back over
the th. Tvallni. Th.n thA InillanA AMI
dark out airatn and resumed the Dlay..
TfrS ."ia r.Trt."n; has said that mark this. Fronch or Ehrflsh. thi a .mTrt hut he. "wtawu v. low regions designated the Fronch Gov- "" "i WA ul release the choking grip. . . vimior. J2 ..... To the white spectators th. game
:.r".;,:h.n; wa er crows into boy- white man Is one thing and the rod and weak. ernor. ,,.,.,, 2r' 4 . .?. '"u!. ',".,',c !!.lojr.ea r, " VCi ZZ ZXW Ww. .rrorded .excitement and . Plea-ara.
""." k..i.. T.im.lf as OU- man s another, and the two cannot .... .... -u- ..... .. . - . :ir:"v" ' .T- ; u7:-.ClJ"7ri:. niirweu. pgi ub nimnra miu wawn """"' "V.
1 ,f .... '"o ?' t. ' "5"" .a. .k 1 . . warniLth. You ahull ramaln to emard ... ,.. t,.n.. vi. t. womeu in innna
Ihav will roD us 01 our iiu""i -."o u mom iggn uia pipe rrom nis WMts woman nt ArantprdiLm. with " " piKiuniit run in sireans eo or-- r r .l7i-i .7.-T. "u i.nrinn.
pounds nd 1 leave no place on he Hps ffort Outanto t up on th. that bis face was hideous a, he stood &".Mi&iMiiS fK&?T&Ma2$ "Ab.rny friend," utMyoun Gad-
eartn ror our nin.o. "'--'""jv- -j; 't .rM .TnJTJ .i,k 0ucnanu siippcu me rawmue mong before the chief. as scoUU into the woods, eo that none iWunglH allghti nir irWoon enclro- well. "I am (n dlmoultlee. I
hiu. chosen. Rush ng Vlater so the my words he scld. slowly and with around tho boy's neck. In tho glow ... nrn almll approach you without knowl- finS fho bSdv" oi h&ffiWh hla neither French nor anylndlan t.
KTSKrh 'aS" coundl-flrend hav lis enSd td tta iVB?,nhS&C the ears of Pontic, from Ath ..If..h-b!.n". '. left arm., wh.lo tho flexed right elbow "d 1 aro two .avaffs who
IpSnVoter is a clUld Outan e shall w on the couch, breathlnp heavily. For of tho HonnonUio." ho said, using the south. Meanwhile, let Outanle be EiXJ , wnifJ foil frm, Hh.tn.ha'a "CVrt.Unly. mon-leur." sinllrd
bathe him dally in tnis . .. - -""rnas m tna mbm ' minuies ens ; csea .ner eyes, word l,y which tho Indians of the lake Placed In her narrow houM like the ,,and. which sluW- to Ills throat to trader. Then turning to tho
'Let It come to my ears," com- to tho obsequies ot his mother. She ne httd' bcon entrapped was like a
was laid at rest ourlpg the day with ,i-h,.ni,. ....! i.r..i .....i ,.t i.., awercd rho taller of the two Indiana. .. . " . . . .
chief say- to Pontlac." rPJ&. Tlz'Jf 3:.. X? ove? ,b?V hreaVworks. iff
The Kngish th0 chief- of the Six Nations' atood ,7."il. STf r7SSSa7.' w-" n,,M" aw"S. a.PPiauaea escn aw u nignt
ffaTe ha." bath?d" Wm7a -hall -weH "m- in the "ame Undlngbl. head 0.0X10 ho manded Pont
anoint bl. be dally -with tho. Wne KltaS"", words-"tho badge of Manltu's war- 1
S SSte s kS5S sSHSkSS S2wS
...irShrTvel0 -Hhln" him. : d a "untlpg grounds for himself. I have fV""V.aw-8 DU They have many wnrrlors-more than Th7' runeral i
"II". Action of body shall come -Pon." . . I "7- .V... . .O"nonu.,0.ca.n nrf :.for " U'M- himself tb
' r.AAri him and he shall die, for he , ' m ine council nre sat " ... -7.Vi. . ..imI- 5 1 ui,;i?u.,s a f.n,ef: Dried deer
' .. i! -L. Hiv..vrt tha words 01 iui. ai mi f ounac " . "u.
v shall have dlaobeea tne woras i nodded 1leadi , deeper swelled the roar of the 1
X7aa rr nil tHja si 01 1 1 m n t ai tha aat. -t
"We are of Pontlaca PKiple.- an- ttamonl had gathered along the ttalU '
then his skin shall bleach to
th. white, DeoDla
Atviiptlon of body shall come Pen . . . ,. . IJ. .V. ' . .f. i- "onnonuio can spare for its defense, himself tb the work ahead of him.
r ana -ho knows tho Kngllshnro the one- iiima hir
tnrrn. m I r of ihn rfil tnnn il. iinnw. tf. . . . . -
Sbe showd him feow x ? md55 tk pent, are words of wlidom." he ald. hand claaped In tboae of Huahiiu. wawa nation. Honnondio therefore left the Vutan and plumed
1 , 1 " ne- ..a a HVViaHUOU TIMbU a 1 Hi utaii tl HB
m can incroHBt). vvts wouia hsk uia a. a.
..hin.- white ohlet for Dermlsrton to use the "Lr"w"i"
e vi. .. 1 1 1 K.j in. rlnirln T.iitMliln. rhi mAA I In Tir nil r . " . . ' .. . . .
- - - - -' - - r z tt nur nn nm pnnmvs 1 iirniiL. inr liih Jt. n.mnAHA ani -- - v
avl in tia -nHI at saaaa tl " " . " " - : - - -v . . a a a . - A ui liunvuui a uuuiim a iiq liev ibbbbaau v ,
meat? "out in "Srt d " m0 'hall kill you. This vi 1- ' Ja with which wildly thrown balls.aasM
!LsHe s-vi"i ssr ob0eTm'r u rr -" rssi rsw "Vt
' u V woodcrift and their own
games and occupations Bushing Wa
far was thoroughly an Indian, be was
iSftthVr respects a prodigy and a woS
'dar -among the wild peple. He had
none S the taciturnity of his compan
ions i but spoke bis mind with the
Attest freeooro. Inptead of the char
KurlsUo grunt of saUsf action ot the
oVuwawfclravs. his Uught ran out
'. W tha forest free as a bird and merry
"IS P Sf HU II. wm P
Water. He waited for the votoe begs the war tomahawk of his red wild.
again, dui it aia noi come, me sum uruuicr. inis in nui speean ana tnis
grew Icy cold In bis. Ho pressed bis belt speaks for him.' "
ear to his mother's side, but no As ho concluded the Huron placed
heartbeat troubled her breast. In Pontine' hand tho broad belt of
Kuceltiig beside the couch, he wampum wnicn was tne French aov-
y0u ooey me. Hhaii it ue qt "in, i nm uaaru 01 nils cuui. u, . , ... m,nn -. -
He released tho pressure slightly, will furnish sport. Tell them they J hSdb 3:
Stoto"ifi ln-to '"'.frath.. When have ur l and welcome, l"
he could speak be oald: When do theyplayt ' . .. .h , Voima runner oa llaa
tTOlnvi ttr imixn a .a i. nrcised tho cold hand to his fore- ernor's gift.
, -,r;7? . head. One great sob shook his A "Huron, you come to me In good
Ing with shining eyes at frtt0e. Around the cabin the ahrlok- time." replied Pontlac. a grim smile
the long barrelled rifle of big of tho wind rose and fell. Pontlaa Playing over his lips. "There shall be
French manufacture be entered in silence. wt?rta of Howoifdlo""
held In his hands. Iiftln 1$, ml2u,.X, , nlr r. At PonUac's bidding a great fire lage hod been intruste to a man, for were not encouraging,
tne cter won curtain mat served as a :t"'"
The Gathering Storm.
T was a dreary autumn and
winter for Hushing Water, that. Ho rematnotl In tho village sul
of Rushing Water was not ituostlonnd
... . . ... - . . . 1 0VV .ft. . . .VUMA . .UUV W
iibii no you Biijr hki uie ,,f...i .... ..i.i i.A.n
Have your war I I 111011 not
trouble, you again untU th. braves trader .French. T. brave ad- gg.
Hushing Water sprnng to nis reet. midway between tne meridian ana ' TK. ' ,
"It Ih well," hn said. Ihn western horixon.
Ish-to-ba Kiive no trounio arier "Ahoul 4 in tne anernoon," ex
Tho eyes of the little party sotiglit
out the brave Indicated. He was
...11.. .ll.,l.ftt.l.f .f t. .nm Ihi .
plained d. IJoncour to the English- "."'oniv "SSI ' of th. .'u'nTS
The dft of th. rifle had !?" l0 H a,.h1?rS f"ft'' Jrhf,,.,fldr ln tne In,1lM iwlfticas and grace T' oi ' 'W
been made to a gay Hearted "1, ' fta'dCn!!, wrr n'eirrdon ".SS "'Z .'t Ma. ments. but because of the high. .
. anil nis uwiiuniinilin wrrn curriou nut "Tne WnilO CniBt givaa permisaion l.urhtar that ram. from him fHua i
boy; the charge of the vU- to tho letter. Reports from the front to the young warriors to play In the 'ttS um Tnd thlt SJISX
inta,..,. i. . wara not ancourarlnr. Tha French ni...mrM ,lm ? ,,mB ana xnat aoaSM
tan ue." . w . . .
Kusning water re- ,-.M. If. . . ' : . 7 . . iv.i. ini.n -mi.. v.,.ri anm. .n. w.-.. . .a ...a siraneaiy amoaa- ine noroa "jaaaaaaa.
'fredto"6Wnle. tabof? Z Z "'St.. rT.": th. dead hand hew in Waand fn 7he,r 'ft- an7 f.,; :Th rVrS c at flr.l JTn Rasie NowYoVkTbut thatVh.7we7. ?dy 'to deVrT TM U.hl! f!i5 I",': a.
he lightened at every opporiuuuy." stooa.ereci. inen, lor m. of the allied nations oeatrt themlvea w lulvuu earry In tho following year the tide ot .entry esaorted them to the rate. - , ' .f. v. " irTl .
woTo o.aerxnaon.n. WHmwvim opened It and let them out They ?. BonouP- .re. Tfol owed haSTenX
a nnDortunity. il ,u"a io. w atnofl erict. Then,
ihe aqu4w. now growing agea. ww. 0U','"E. .t . ... hB. n.0,.V?ea tnat. r.f1. LJ" fS,J",1;. wund the blazing logs. Pontlac blm
grinding corn, ibikiibi - uuianie, moinsri" ne cnea joy ranicr. r '. 7 seir rose nnd addressed the council
-fling away from tne oin-r ou.ly, ..flee, Rushln Water Is a war- .T.. v ' . ''"rothersl Havo we the spirit
vaaed "in tneir -ip. h 1.1. .wiin. .iirii" u""" . . . . . ... me ancient ixinapeT atb we
niAttiar With rougn auecuuu " " r. . .
nioxn.r " - , f.. and
seat in rrom o
Yes," answered the Chief, and his strong people, or aro wo worocnT Are 0,6 craXty old chief had made a wise forever.
: the little oompany rontlao bad left posts fell, until at last Montoalm died Wftiked slowly to a long canoe lying ncou
of to guard the oabtne of the Ottawawas. 2." th PIa,.n" of Abraham, and the on th r.Ver bank, pushed It into the Trhat la
Oil tt? l?t W Z.?r. r.r.e.n.c.h.eml,lr9 of th0 WMt w" brokett wt.r. jumped In and paddled up the thaVc"
very strange." murmured
the Frenchman. "Ha tilava mora Ilka.
On a couch of dried branches set ...1.. JU.. nt,. h ..h nt th. voina na f.,.'... .f. . . ,1... i.hi oh. k. .f. t,(. n..n.. r.,.n.a . m. iiii.u sirnam. a white man than a savage. Hal"
eav in . . .v. i.jin. . . ,. . . .. . V ..A". " H.,iiai uia. .... . w.n.vi .....uro ... TM irauar, i;t aione wun tne om- ti,. ...i.,miinn .i..h k. ...
1 . t v. 1 . ..... .rnm n.r ,110 B....u...m rmi. nv .n. nr. in in. r.nir. ... 1 1 . A. iiii.ninv i.vn,.r ' iiiiianin wubli. inmii nr.. h.. n ......... Hi . . i . mti.p nni v.rii..riii mnni .im nfi . . . ... .. .. - v.w........w.. ...wvi. j mtm
tones' U A. went forth into the - " e h had tho he.rt-piln"these klndne's. Lni InJurV with vencai "Z bravw wh0 had ne hi, TMrong.mMro'b.U hi; fuT easiness in his eyesT 2l0,KhTh.0lrnh0h
. woods to gather dried branches for the "..y", J mv .on .. QuUnl. many moons, my son. although she The Great Chief of the French Is the ,m? tns t)rB" w" ,na4 r"e ture and that of his people gave him ? B?" m you know but two days ,i?fk .1: ,IhI",V.m." !uCrS ".JIMSZ
4 nre, he met her on the path and took Yes. yes. my son. said Outanle. t w outanle shall wake brother of Pontlac. He has been the ltt the war party was Ish-to-ba, muah concern. LI m' ji0S,iaur" be Tsald "TeU al rush ,. fetrl.8fV9 U .not onfcLl?
. trola. her shoulders the heavy bundle raising her head. no more." brother and the potector of the men who some years before hod called He began to etore the supply '"'""ho indians frlvr" players entering the inclosure, bwt a
tmtM. , th.. kind Somethlngln theton.of her vdc. For a pace they stood ently re- of the lake-. Shall hi, foes overcome Ru8hlnc Water "Squaw girl." and u-e. with corn not only from hi; m. "hoNer 21 oll." said Oadwell. S'. th.Tn -nuio'Sf M
c tiis nr pr.ui"-".v chilled the Joy in tne oov s heart, ne garui.iK io uc. nui...... ."- nun nu on ium m uur mm ,,.i ...
-which attractedthe attention of bis J" , j04'' "."J.u'Cw tlac extended his hand and laid It houses? Whorever tho English have "f4 uaered for the taunt. He nam
wcohwaslons drew forth from them a his rifle and knelt beside her. n ,ne houIder ot the younger been they have slain our people and the youngest and least experienced
howl of derision. They gathered "Outanle, mother," he asked anx- man. wasted our lands and stolen our furs, "f Uic warriors, awl ufter tho fall of
v.arouaeT-hlm to watch him grind th. lously "What Is tho matterT" "Come, my son," he said, In the They come into the door of our house Duquosne Poutlao sent him back to
corn? At Wst the sight of the youth ., laJd her mn w-inLi same roufth hard voice; "come into unbidden. It tliem bo driven back the vlUago to inform ItuehlDg flter
iMgngeo In this d.gradlng occupation i,.T Lm m. . . nl! the storm." crylnir like whipped dogs! Let their that the Ottawawa braves were Jour-
' Smelted them to taunts. The boldest of hand affectionately upon the sinewy Tney walked t0 ,he end ot the scalpx bo tho spoil of our young men! neydwc eastward to Joint MontcaUn
them began to cry out upon him. hand of tho youth. ehort corridor, unf.istened Its raw- vits up tho hatchet! Tontlac speaks In the Adirondack. Puffed up with
,t n'Hqliaw girl," said one,' "you shall -Kneel by me and hold my hand, my hide curtain and stepped out Into the for war!" Pa over his new dignities, Ish-to-
rmoThave a rifle, but shall sit with the . . . ... outanle lias fury of tho blast. There they stood Tho circle had been shifting uneas- ', who had never forgiven Hushing
swito 1 when the men go forth to n, she foj tut"' togither facing the storm, pelted by Uy under tho white-hot words of tho Water the beating he had received at
-vwar"" . reached the shore of tho unknown he l)now nUegi joshed by tho gale, old warrior. As he drow his blanket the hands of tho youngor lad, us-
....... i.-.x. un m-nrked steadllr on. oth- country. Her mother calls her. Us- At taat a daru trroan seemed to rend arounil him. n. Hiih.r.hlcf. U'ilhupIio. sumed command as the right of a
- " . a.i,.... .f. ... ' .7. m ... . l. y-,. fi . ." .V- . ...ln. I....lr. U'nlnr tmtnA IV
-rerawere emDoiaenea 10 iuiiu" mo ten!
easily, "in ract. tney aaven'i even ..In heaven's name, Oadwell, ot
ventured near us these three weeks." yoUr men together. It Is a aurprlaar'
Then, his face brlghtentng. he called: th rr.nphmnn rri.ii i th. nau
vn. miu 110 .1 co ur, wnu uunn commandant. In conflrmatloa of Ma r
you in uua ilium uncio 01 yuura, wn wnnla n icrtim or terror AroaA rrAAA
woiimi Bfmu ino uejiuiy ot our kwi- tne rate throuKh which the whole la-
haantlftil Inland whlnh tha
the body of the Chief, nnd his great stood up nnd threw bin to tho ground, warrior. Hushing Wator found that ... p , laughed back a gay greeting to the irretrievable blunder, snapped
The Meeting on the hie.
HE warm ray of tho April ous spring morning with grisly fore- don band was now pouring Into
sun, broken Into countless Doaings, iwoaubo a , nromui ui enclosure, and like an echo, wllsYaawt
flashes of gold on the rip- !lffBi.w,h to vlny ln our oIr" hrlll. and ringing with a fierce blood
,, . Int' lust, the yelping war-whoop tore tha
pllng surface of Lake Erie, -n,,, crtettd had opened evening peace.
washed the shores of the tho door of one of th. log dwellings Oadwell. alert at last. althouarmaaLa.
Indians u"l stepped out on the poron. una at heart with the realization ot
volintr nfllre nnd. vnllltina tha low niilrV ahnrt nrilera Irvlnr tn rallwLt.
Tt waa ln thta. anffltldAd annt that . .f. ,.w.i wif . V. .......,! ii.ii. 11. ....
"on. Maniiu. mixniy amriii un. tomnnawK neroro nim. uroucnincr nis umrmna-. lummg iiau uuinitiiiucu m jium hlj iiKimira. bi.w v. . b.h .,uw ,v, .vwuhuiaa ibw :v.
Manltu. mighty spirit! Make soft to- body so that ho leaned forward from "Is Ponttao dead then?" Rushing gtent war C0UnC, As the warriors fenced ocross tho ward and caught futile was this effort, tor an Indian it$
. - . ..... . t.. ... 1 . 1 1 ... .... ... 1 .I. In......l.n. ,a . rvrr, . vt th. nfhlir
Uha lannait nnnn hr .Ihoar hr un voice waa sun 01 imaoiuii..io aiini sua uiuck eyes were uiaainaj nnu ma 1 1
She leanea upon ner emow, ner ears . , , . . . ,h .i,. nr hia hnd .mnn.. ni. liora had been countermauded one
. liu nuiu n aq uuniiuii ci;.
"'AanntA Af thA first of his tormenters,
, .1... .. s. n.t and danaaroUH sleam
,f . Amrlf Virnwn eves of Intent
cm no -.-: ..- mor. fiercely.
" mrnMY he laid down his grinding ''They rail Outanle." she whispered. "ht theTouch on" which tho soul of the hips ami stopplnV with flexed Water asked. "And have the chief, fl "UVhem rrave y o i,er uilcJB neok- ,Then "J!e l?"!'0,1 crash
5S"T? -.i.f t.. .nrinir of a "Al her people who have gone to the n.7..i.. ,.a inv .t.t th b.... f . f, .i. .-nd elected n. new kins whose name Is arrived ne weicomea mem gravely to ,,rned nd bowed demurely to bis fell forward,
."T0".": .. .. .... .u.u.. .f. hnnnv hlintlnr around, thev call Ou. . ...v. 1 1. ,f. ,1 ,1 t.h.in.h,.?" n Htiat nrnund thn ernat enunnll flra. rnmnnnlnn. Tha arana that fnllnwad waa .u a
vtiew ne nung ai inn uuua, i - - in er iiiuuin unu j"jw. pv..b mc ,ir, . . . -. u - .... . .... , . , - - - , -
lia.L.' .,1 .aa.. nrhn aiirrnitniiad him. tnnle. hirda in hr oara. Mako oeaceful her "Vnw.wcfil" hn ann? u hn danced. The buck sorang to his feet. He Th.v mmn from mnnv natinn!i. 'Good morning, Meestalre Oad- horrid butchery, boine ot the ssaa
. : ..1... . .....nt.n "No! UUt let me call Ick-Toosb. . nt. u.niini'. ,.vnn.-. 1. f . .n r nraa. waa aanlnnrlid aavaira. talL well mua- . .. .. .. weal." Mho said In nlow. uiutcoustonied munaced to reach Ihalr rlflaa aaa
.-'TIW lao, a. youua Aioi.t "-""-!. n m mvdii -Had tha '"f V" "i""". . ,.. " . f Z ,i... .V.d Among 1110 young men gauinrea .. -v kn- ZZJ iZZZ
frf )(, UltHJ AUU fsaliiio, aroe lU A4-a W w aa,t va . . . liMOii vii.iu uvu t - " w Will (TV aVWB
"Woaiebo thirsts for blood. Huslilug Water his wide nostrils round, nono drunk In more engorly jiwm umtdT" Bhe IsukIumI heartily before they tliemolves fell. Uut tha
"Wassobo would tear tho pale heart quivered with oruel rage and his the tule of the Indian wrongs than at tho Idea. Tho young stoldlor Joined surprise had been too complete, tita
out of tho Englishman. black eyes glowed with dull bate. His HuNhlng Water, and In no heart d d m her mirth, his eyoa full of fr.ink attack so sudden und unexpected, and
' . ......... . , " . . . . L, . ,f. ... v.nir.nnM n.nr. tMidl(, J i . 1 ... . V. . .. . .. ...... . .. , ..... i , . .. . ...
.'TWii lad. a young giant of seventeen. "u BUV1M f,,f'",, '.i ,',!; rest. Oh. Manltu!"
' struggled for a second In the grasp of He will make medicine," cried the Ht nad bnnt forward ca
tb yomVg chief, but Hushing Water boy.' "Mother, you must stay! You h() uttered his prayer. But
"1 bore him to the ground Snd pounded must not go! ..,,, A etralghtened bla form and 1
1'w.M.hn would i.nrv hla tomahawk iliic-iii-H rrlnnod a stout birch wand. th cry for ve ngeunoo more loudly admiration. He noted the dM'P glad, only one man In nil that little 1
In the white skull of hit) enemy." "Uog of a white. heart!" ho growled, ring, i n lonKea wun eager oyei upon net gmt brown eyes, the company fought with a cool brain: i
V" . f ' . ti a will niBkn medicine." cried the ... , . -a .....i. ..
ii:r: h..A .Vale., th. and until he was . una smiioa up nt mm weamy. ana .w ,tern.
nienslble the clasp of her hand on his tightened i wish.". he said In a voice that
,n." ' . ..... ... i..i .. f. allirhtlV. ... ..II.. I., nh.n.. a I'nlnn that nnu
tinat nf thrm "Th Berpent can make no medicine nw, tortured, tense, "that tho One by one the other brrives arose "I must teach you a lesson. Hare these rhletH, mo-t of them wnrrlijra rose flus beneath the creamy tan of u ste.nly oye. De nonrour. kneetlac
Tnuahlnr Wster Is a soiiaw?" he for Outanle," she said. "Outanle Is enemies of my people wero massed nnd followed him In his dance; until your back till I beat you I" of renown, tnlen of whose exploits her rounded tmeoks, tho silky rich- on the ground, Urol nnd reloaded and
"raclalmed . "Well, who wants to come tired here," and she placed her free before me. I wish .tbnt iny war tho wild war yrll resounded through Hushing Wuter band his bnok, but hnd been told many times around the nr of her chestnut hair, and the fired again, esoh bullet Bod In tka
. . -.v. .mhni.il You. war nana over ner neari. hatrhat wore winmnr iiko ma nan tno null k roreaL corridors, as tne rea noi mr u orainiK. nn un iiuiik ma t-uuii. nt,i.. uuw"i ,... unrrry rni m u-r ni.a iivu hi nm iiuun uuin hi. tii,ucr-iiurn urnm ,
. 7. nointed. a threatening Anotner raging gust tore tnrougq of the slorm and that the cries or my inen pranceu witn evor increasing oianKei rrom mm n nnoamo eviaeni moy runie ui mm m roiuaavut u inm, k- nmrini mwrnwr m wun. eminy. nwn un ma rim ctewaas :
"a . I iiv... th. fnr.ii and ahnnV tha frail rahln. .... ill,. h. .1..1, nf th. ..n. tl.lr n.u.d hndl.a vllat.nlni- that Tah.tn.hA hiid not much edvnn. Irrealatlbln force. tiw ji. Hlothed in a daintv holilt of nnd awlnlnr Ilka a flail, ha leaned aaaa
w m.-in tniratv far tha tnair tnmthuru nranmahaa. . un aver mm sare in duiic. itusnins wnen ine irenar cr vne warriors aenrsKin. waoee oruwu unus iiarmun- amoaE ma muiw anuians. . - ,
I.U AAUIIV. ' IUUI wrilB ,DUU.nq -.lit. VlltlMIDK n.IKIIUCU UUA n . . n. ....... w. ... ww,. " ..... v.v..-. ..... p ...... - . - .-'. ..v.. ..... " " ... - - Jin
J; flager at one of bis companions. "You, the forest and shook tbe frail cabin, enemies :
any KawkT" 8U qulck-gleaming . "Boon, soonl" ssurmured tha aauaw. wnd, M
ye rested upon anoUer. , Tkea In a ioaier '.yotea iha HMi slsht of
ail I i illi il '' ''I" !L!L '". m!""mu ""' ""''l'''ln''''ll '.I'm!'- Tntl Vit4y) trC..,.M.f, .,,ii.i ri..VjiuA'iiu.-inWfW-Vi W? i.onf.r.-t .......
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ttej.vt)aafey' ' ' p,tJy