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SHANGHAIING OF LITTLE WELSH
By S. TEN EYCK BOURKE and CHARLES FRANCIS BOURKE
Ir Wa? t.
11. V\..s J.ll.l
Rail bi in. I Ightina Cr..?J.
. on the h
I LE 'I
'< i\I WEL5II.
\] i.ii, Saving Station
; man of Ban
t in tb morning
?of a cap izt tl
and cnronii I teand
an unfei ling world. II w ' i from
. ln had been
I'ast, | ? all con
in t him. Evt-n the fiower
? : blue, like
th.- ['. S. life s iv< ;. ??? ?.-.'' hitherto,
? ['d kept my numb i
rnful intro ?
? tin' incogneeto, proud an'
,w I'm on the bea< h with < ?M Hill
i gjri, that lun '1 I
;: to the andj shoi
? ? ut, a
lure of love, as fon i|
I ? Likewi ? thi i bulli< u B ni gat!"
\\'i! ,;i broki off, i i ring, in heei inability to do
to the appalling prospei I that confronted him
? ,ward. To !>< croi icd in love, even to be
:;.,: irremediable. Thal he hook "lt a i the
thick ? ' " ,:' |fM-? ' "'?? '' :' '"
Little Tom Welsh, who notorio n ly i otih tl
ati'l wl ? ? optimi m, odd oi
| windup of i wl iriwind court p i l v k
doth and aslus al Ship Bottom Life Saving I '
And '.i tim< limil ??? nearly up. Soon he'd !.
. mu i(. a timi ? apir I man, trappcd and nll
..j,,,,,... (hx>ty! I mi ed thi: hne shot, I al all.
? : rf-c in the sUi k!" he said mournfully.
ti, |<1 thal (.iinncr
had een the thin, white lifeline fall short, noi
? , go lalow when I ' ? wmdablow.
Bl -1 vi I how was hetoget back to Ships tottom from
il | broken blindly for Firc Island any place away
from the scene ol fiturc when Millv (a practi
,.,1 young woman) had made it tlear thal ikill al i line
gunand rcckli i prodigality did noi necessanly make a
i'oo'I providt i. '
?Yrrn're awful nice, Tom, Milly laughing eyt bore
oui the word ; but a giri'i gol to know a man s de
: toleave hei fa
go toa strange plao
8 Minci n't pul H clcarer. ! I i two
forty-a-day sbotputter, and no penston in ighl even!
Little Wefah had i m. of -^ W1^-i?^ ; ?but
cofpretty Miss Miflj i position:
doubly, trebly. in the light of the subsequent financial
hole in his pocket (other
hantLusualo, '? ?Uk1 had piled him up,
nedof all hia belongings, and with nomean^even
fheha ' ,,ofprovinghisidentityandappeahng
t? iiu. brotherl.|of8urfmen,station?latthiw-rnile
by with the hurry-up boat I d ?> heap rather go an rx
''\''.'!!o'K.ht was vaeuely germinating; but the yery
ters. An ii '
i ::'. n cenl ind ,i j i< kknife, al o "l>ui t. ?!."
Tm woi ?? "tt than I '""" roul then . H< i
(ome < ntup; bul he ain'l am hon d on a fourfold I
he' -.'"t ;:i ..:i lefl tn move him down co
H R| ncwj ,,t .. b ,.n bowed powi r
. . , ],, ,, ,. ' ... keel with hei
Blim hull, riding aton I I ning reflei tion
mirrorliki oi l
"That", the 11.ner boal fmm New England ports
that broke off her i n w pro|x'ller bumpin' in over the
bar. N.ailorizin', thai i ?' ''? !";i-' '" ,!'-'' '''?" '?
w*i ki red Culx-an th toi : yonder waa
Recoll. i tii n "i th. ;?" iphehad overheard in pa ing
through the village, in tim tivi-ly homii ? lt s<...
broughl ,i growing int< n I in VVi 1 li' mahogany ?
The trange i!.ner 1 id come into the offing only that
morning; bul Pirc I land village wai inhahitcd i xelu
siv.-lv by i ?? ea <' ipl iin . ? nrion ;i a colony ol i ??. ka
fj ? !,,,| porl for filibu t. r or fugitives,
smuggli i "t" fi :' pirati to cli ar from.
-l: ,und onth'anl hc is, and ppojui-ting to meel his
mate hen?, thai w i going to pilol him down the coast,
so them An. M.t Marin i Nop ,,|; '"??"" ""l
o' commii ion, an" his in.it. ' mi in or k< t< h..l; an
... ? ,,, ii| herdown, an' he can L Scared
,/ R, '.',,,?, . ,, n: he i too, like he w; mugghn' a
new King down to Cubv. He's gol more troubli than
,,?. ,?,! w,.'n. \, dfor time By ( n< ky!
ALAGGARD inspiration sud lenly thn w the I igh
nayof the a a wide opi n to i xtrii ate I im fnmi his
pressii i ent. lt' ,! !'' - ;- ?'hisken ! l.ipp.r
a Kingmaker, or mea-Iy a mysU-riou r dotlgmg
Rcvenue upeni ion for reasons of hi ? .1 itc had
pil .:, i the crippled power ?r..it to Fire I land village
;,t the pre< i e p y< hological momi nl to t u ilit.it.? his
own return to tne safe luven of Barn< gal Bay an I his
matea al Ship Bottom, whom he should never have
left to? mi ? in the troubled ?'!'- VV Ish
wim . d, di mi ing the di iturbing thought.
?Der'Uct.h is. And hcwanl ia sailing ma '? i to take
hjm down cou t under canvas! Well, here its that iden
ttcal old aailor with a wooden leg, waitin' to be took
aboard, an' show 'em how to make clipper ship
that l"i ted gasj)ipe boat, and atand all thi dog w l