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THE CAIUU 0A1LY WULLE1IK, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1873.
JSUSee! rprml Iks City ?"
H. OHCULY. Kdltor and I'ubllshoi
""'iMB OF TUK DAILY MIL1.KTIN '.
Sreetf, bjr earrlcr t
ear by carrier, In advance 10 00
rear by carrier II not pild In
JO Ofirac ')
i months 8 00
TBXua or wkcklt hui.lutin.
i rarlably Ik advance.
i tMMllaR Matter ou every liege.
Cairo, Dictmbor 2
iroreieut Hit Honor Mayor Wood, and
eksitraan Kontniyer, UsUauloy, Meycri,
fl motion of Alderman Korsineyor tbo
c'K of 1,0 lniiwtti wa dispensed
JuU 45 OB.DI.VASCB.
lay n motion of Alderman Morris tlio bill
an ordinance introduced at tbo last
sipftlnRof the council, entitled "An ordl-
ce to amend Ordinance No. CI, known
Jly the Appropriation Ordinance," wai
ndod by tbo addition thereto of the
s sowing words: "and Jtbatjth friction
, jj-thlrd (J) IndUating the proportion to
) TpalJ In city icrlp be ittickoa out.and tho
ction thre-igventbi (3.7) be inserted
o !.,, I
p?aiu uruiuaucu as nuicnuvu w&a inure-
g0pn read a tecond tine, and, on motion
ICjAlderman Kortrnoyer, adopted by the
gbiowiog Tote : Ayei Koriiuoyer, Ale
onuloy, J4oyri, llorrli, Nellls and Kit.
ihouie-e. Kay 0.
, orricxu'a airoRri.
1Tl'he monthly report! of the following
toned officer! were presented and read;
bird, on motion of Alderman Moyers, ro
II iTed and ordered filed, tIk: Of D. Mc
lt.rtby, city jailor, for liovembor; of Po-
.v Magistrates llird and lircii for Bep
Jbr and October; ol Win, McIIale,
..y manhal, lor November: of Police
lointtabU Catn, Martin and Helm, for
(iOTember; of It. A. Cunningham, city
eaiurer, for October; and of Charles
Jine, street euperviior, for November,
Supervisor's report of moneys collected
etreet tax for ttio month ol November.
fir Caiuo, 111., Dcmbjr lit, 1673.
ov. 8, K 11 Cunningham $3
, " A Haynes 3
1, II U.yert
j ' 6 Kisenburg 3
; " i k r Davis B
n nmnuny -j
" o t. uaii.'ctay....
I, ' H Klchbufl.....
C Hauny ,
l ii liosenwatcr.
I ' O Haytboru..
. " 11 Klliott ,
" CundilT ,
" M Thomason..
"11 II l'hilllp
!' J Martin
11 J McKultv ....
i " 1!1 J Barclay:
r ..,... s
W U Uilbort
N Cantwell ,
H 8 Kexford...
F D Kexford...
c " Harrison...
H Kock 3
13 1) I Davis
lied ford 3
A D T histlewood a
V J Thlstlewood
S D Ayera
0 Williamson 3
H 8 Williamson a
J Smith 3
U A Thorns 8
L D Thorn 3
J Ilium S
Dr Oordon 3
?" U II Igle 8
H Taylor 3
'" V Ketch
.' O Kdcre
IH" N Morice
'id a urisioi
O It Stuart
11 Hen Thompson
1 " 17 Jim Orange
W D Callahan
, " J K Lane
ll' 19 I) Uolmei..
1 W 11 I'ettls...
' T Clarkson...
I " J K l'ark
' 20 W F Axloy-.
'F' M W l'arkcr..
-' Dr W II Smith
1 . i n 1 -itr rti u...
" i Tf J. Dl'U
" K Hraxton
, 1 25 O Throckmorton
O II Taber
Dr O W Duunlng
O K liugbos
J II Jocoi...
Louis Hotto. .
' 26 Dan Uartmsn...
II II niacV
39 II Poolr .,
K W Green
BP Wheeler 3
II 13 Kills 3
f .108 60
n per cent, for collection
i tJ72 70
jfcioonipaying plosee find Troasuror's ro-
cofpt for 70. All of which Is rupM
fully submitted, C. Lamb,
Hupervlior of Htrcots.
IIJA11H 01 MKALTU REFOHT.
The Hoard uf Health, throujjli itscliatr
man, lubnilttod tliu following report
which was read, and, on motion of Aldor
derman Alorris, recrlvcd andordored pub
llihed nt lonu'iuri"! tho procccdiii(- of
tba council, viz:
Uknti.kukn ok iiik Cirv Courcn.;
As chairmnn ot tho Hoard of Health, 1
beg lcavo to submit to you thu following
report, in detail, ol thu cxpvtidlturrs of
tho board from thu Ilritof April lb'il, up
to lb present limo:
Cii turned ovur to tho
treasurer by lion. J.
M. Lunidun, April 30,
1873 f 105 lii
Collected by W. SV.
Woolen and ptld to
troBturtir, from aider
Hy ctih puid for druyago
by orders on trrnsurer
May 1, csih paid N.
Keith, burying smutl-
May C, Uriitol &, Still-
well, for cirocorius
May M, 1. Vy, labor at
Juno 2, City 5m Co., lu
bbls tur at i"2 U0
.Juno C, paid J. Howley
Juno -'7, V. W. Woolen
Juno SO, 80 bbls limo
at 'JO cent
27 20 00 00
l)nlanc4 in hand
To nuionnt of appropri'
ution for Uical year. .
John OlainfT. hauling
Health OOicors salary..
9'.' 03 1,784 60
Komovinc dead carcasses
1'otters, lined bills
Expenses of pest houso
for April and Msy...
Balance on hand on ac
count of appropriation $"1C 09
Three hundred and sixtocn dollars and
sixty-nine ceuts te carry on tho operations
of tbo board up to the i&tb or April 1874.
Tho amount in my opinion will be pilto
sulliciont, prondod we aro not visited by
small-pox. Gentlemen, 1 cannot to strong
ly urge and recommend te the city council
tho necessity of a reorganization of tho
board of health and tbo substituting in
lew of n member of tho city council irotn
onch ward. tLroo pratlcal physicians,
whose dutv it will lo with tho mayor to
tako charge of tho sanitary condition of
tlio city, witn all tne powors necessary 10
abato all nuisances, itud lo mako such sug
gestions to iho city council from time lo
time, as tney 111 meir juugcmoni may
deem neco euv for lbs welfare of the In-
hab lants ortlieciir. "liie city uaa tecu
nnd Is now in as L'ood condition in a snnl
tary point of vlow, as is potslblu under the
c rcumslunccs. nui a caiiuos anow mo
tiresont limn to pass withou4 a word ol
comnlalnt. While a lartro majority of
thu citizens liavo nisi t d tlio authorities in
sanitary measures, and kept their premi
se in good order, lliero lias neen anu are
now a gruat many who no 1101 iiiiiik 1.
necessary to imt tourth any exertion to.
wards that end. And until the citizens
can see it to be their duty as well as tho
duty or tlio authorities, tlio city will neror
tie kcpl in as good condition us it niiglit 00
with their assistance. It is the duty of
evory citizun who lias tho wolfaro of the
city at heart to use every moans in his or
her power, to uphold aud assist the
authorities in keepinr tho city in a cood
sanitary condition. The hoalth of tho city
liss been very good during tne season.
Much more so than non-retidonla cive it
credid for. Since tho 1st of May
until the 1st of Xovembur
we have been surrounded with
disoasos in their worst form, first, chol
era and immediately following it the most
malignant form of yellow fovor prevailed
In some ot our soutnorn sistor cities to an
alarming extent; and yet we can say with
out rear 01 contradiction ttiat we navo
bton spared the visitation of any of these
epidemics. I am sorry to inform the
council that as no record has been kept hy
the city in lormv years ot tts dentin,
births, etc.. it is not possiblo to show by
flgurts whelhcr wo hava a healthy city or
not. I therefore recommend tho patsage
of nn ordinance making it incumbent on
all undertakers to. report all deaths, be
they citir.ons or not, to tbo board of health
so that wo can show to the world that we
havo not tho dreadful sickly place in Cairo
that they givo us credit for. A residonce
oi a llttlo ovur nlnu yoars in Cairo has
satisfied mo that Cairo is a healthy city,
and the appoarance of Its bonaOdo resi
dents will bo ample proof of tbo past to
Hie most SKopticai minu. rui the next
year let a record bo kept, and I am satis
fied tho facts will show as I hero repre
Very respectfully submitted,
Jouk Woox, Mayor.
UAino, wecomuer 3d, 197a.
Tho following bills were preientod and
read, and, on motion of Alderman Ale
Uauley, roferred to thu committee on
Thos l.eary, removing two dead
Taos Jlrowu, hauling drunken
man to jail
I) M;Carthv, dloting prisoners in
Dr II Warduer, services ronilored
1) McCarthy, extra mvnls fur
nished prisoner .
r.'ter Waldsr, hauling sidewalk
D McCarthy, I'-'Jdays in charge
of jail gang
M IS l'owers, 2 days hauling ou
Leven street 3 00
John 11 Obtrly, printing 41 IS
M K l'owers, hauling SO loads uf
J O Lynch, county tlork tca In
sidewalk assessment csssi
I'etor Conlan, 24J days work on
Thos Fitzgerald, S4 days work
Tim Bulllvan, hauling a drunken
man to jtll
James Koss, 1 ton of coal for jail
I'utk Waldur, hauling a drunken
nan to jail
M Glynn, hauling adruuken man
K 8 Tocum, circuit clerk, fees in
cases in wnich Judgment was
rondorod agains. the city 31 06
Cairo City Uai Company, gas
consumed In eighty-seven street
lamps in October 304 60
Cairo City Oas Company, gss
0 nsumeil in cighty-4vu street
lamps in November 207 60
Cairo City Oas Company, gas
consumed at tlio Arab. Hough
aud Ready and Hibernian cn
nloo .Ionian, three Months, to
December 1st S9 75
Cairo City Oas Company, ci
consumed at city jail, three
months, lo December 1 2 R
Csiro City Ous Company, gas
coriiunu'd ut city Jail three
months, to December 1...
The following h',, for salaries woro
preien'J, and, on motion of Alderman
TTorsmeyor, alloweil by tho following vote:
Ayi, Korinieyir, McOauley, MuyeTs
Morris, Nulli ami Kiltenhouiu 0; tiuys
John ood, mayor tislstle itt ts it 1 CIO 00
M J llowloy, :ity clerk lll'J Ou
Win AlclUlu, oily marshal 100.03
D J Onlliran, sup't of streets.... 00
K A Cunningham, city treasurer, 76 00
M S Cox, city comptroller CO 00
A (Mil. polleo roii-tnble 7.1 00
J C I.iilluo. tninc 00,
C Mehner. sauia.
t'uiiiip iicun, sumo
II T Martin, hhiho
W V WooIcid, ffttllO
Jno llogan, same, 0 days..
J no Sheehan, snnitf, 0 days
COMMU.VICATlO.N t'llOU TUK MAYOIl.
Tlio mityor submitted a communication
rccommonding that tho council take meas
ures towards appointing a commilttaof
citizens to net In conjunction with a
committee of the council, whoso duty it
shall be to lay boforo tho country lhe ad-
vantsgus of Cairo in 11 manufacturing
Alderman Morris moved that a com
mitteuof thrcobj appointed with iostrua.
tions lo report at next meeting such a
committee of citizens. Carried. The
niiiy or appointed us such committed, Al
dermon Morris, .Meyers and Itittcnhouso.
On motion of Alderman McUauley the
council adjourned. M. J. Uowi.ct,
Tho storm which prevailed horo yester
day afternoon and evening scorns to have
been general throughout the country. The
damage to telegraph wires must to have
been great, as all the lines leading from
this city were so badly damaged as to ren
der it out of tho question to got cur usual
telegraphic report. After several hours
arduous laber the operalers here succeeded
In cutting tho following meagre market
repcrts lor us; but the wires worked so
liard that cuthinc else could be trot over
Cuicauo, December 3. Vlour nulotand
weak. Wheat Brm, io 1 spring 1 1 C(Tt)
1 10; JNo 2 1 07 cash, 10oJ UiK-eiiibar ;
No il 1 OldTll 0'J. Corn fair demand k.id
lower, cloning steady, No 2 mixed 4 Sjc
casli or Ddcombor, 9oi! January. Oats Brm
No, S U4j,3Gc cash, &3o January. Kye
scarce and llrm, ISO 2 ilSc. liirley stesdy
No 2 fall 1 60 caih or December, No 3
1 01 (JO.
Ci.Nci.sxA'n, December 3, Flour pjiut
8 C5. Wheat sttady at 1 45. Corn quiet;
old oar 60(Tgilc. Kyo steady at UCc. 0ts
quiet. Jlarley linn. Groceries steady.
Fork nominally unchanged. Hacori 14c
December. Lard quiet; kettle and steam
7c. Hulk meats quiet, only small job
bing demand. Shoulders fiJGje. llscon
St. Loirin, Deeumber 3, Flour ouiot:
supnr $ 00664 60: X 14 76: .XX $5 SOfTo
CS5;XXX J0 5007 00; family t7 S10
11), heat spring dull and uncliaaeed;
No. 2 $108; fall dull and lower, No. 'i
red $1 30132; No. 2 11 671 CO.
Corn firm ! No. 2 mixed ofleren at 48c;
44)cbid; regular car lots of new mixed
at Ka;t elevator sold at lofrylOe. Oats
steady nnd firm ; No. 2 mixed 3U j(Ti)37c.
THE GOLDEN IDOL
A OlllL H UKhl'AlP.
Upon s lonely iihoro of Tonea-taboo
harbor, in thu islniid of Tonca-taboo, two
. , 1 '
poruu sai inuueii in a mm recuis ol
They worn father and daughter.
Tho former was a plain, simple clergy
man of middlo age.
Thu latter was a charming girl of sev
enteen year, scarcely more remarkablo
for her lovolincua than for her sterling
goodsenso and worldly wisdom Jar in ad
vunca of her year.
As to the wife aud mother of Ibis couple
khe had lung been sleeping hor last shop
in ono of thu lonely nooks in this Carl's
Ten yoars had paned slnco Mr. Fortes
cue had to m (i to tlio shores of this harbor,
with thu intoutlon of passing his days In
tho labor of converting to Christianity
their pagan Idolutors; but tho good mis
sionary had, in Borne unintentional way,
fallen under jtho displeanuro of tho ruler
of tho island, and was now being hunted
for his life.
f l am so tired, father,1' pautod the girl,
as she clasped hor hand tightly to hor
"Wo ought not lo havo run so fast,'1 re
sponded Mr. Fostoscuc. 'Hut I am sure
thu tavoges woro near us."
"Hush, hero Ihey are!" breathed tho
A ruth of footsteps was heard, and a mo
mint later nevoral savages came flying
pint tending tho air with their cries,
"They think wo havo gone in that di
rection," whispered tho missionary. "Oh
if they only know how near wo are still
to tho sutllemetl"
"Will thny not soon bo back this way,
fathor?" asked Miss Fortujeuo.
"I daru say they will, llllio. Ah! here
cotnos another bsud of them."
A dozen arinol warriors traversed tho
sandy tuach immediately in front of thu
hiding plucn of thu couple.
"How terrible they artl how lost to
Alatl for tho poor results of all my
tolls!'' sighed .Mr. Fortcecuo. "To see
theso savago pursuer;, and hoar their
yells, ono would llttlo Imagine the sacri
fices wo havu mad on their account. All
the benefits they havo ro:oived from us
aro forgotten. They havo determined to
kill us if thny can tlnd 111. '
At this point Kllio started violently,
half arising to her feet.
"0, look, fathor!" sho cried.
This was all she could say, hut sho
pointed far away In tho direction from
which the fugitives hail como.
"I see," murmured Mr, Forte. cue,
"Thoy havo lircd our dwelling."
A lurid flutiiu arose In the air In thu dis
tance. "Il is hard to aoo our homo porishlnir,"
sighed tho daughter. "What demons they
Sho started again, even mora violently
than before this time at tho barking of a
dot; within ton feet of her.
"Tho cur will betray ml" cr'el the
missionary, springing to Ids feet.
"Ho bun betrayed us already,' returned
V He. ' Heel thay are coming."
1 n tho last momoot at bi residence, Mr.
Reported bxpressly for the Bulletin.
Fortutcuo hud seized an old sword Lu had
chanced to Imvo upon his premises, and ho
imtliKQd lieaven for tiio service this weapon
now rendered hirri,ho being ablo tdeUavo
tho dog in twain wiihailnglo desperata.
"lli.d wu bettor not plungo Into the In
terior, lather?'! asked tllle.
" 1 think not. It is there that thoy are
looking for us. They itro beating up ev
ery bush, mid -y 11, 1 they aro certainly
coming nearer to uj. Seul they havu
torches I Oh, this is horrible!"
"IVrhaps wo had better throw ourselves
into u boat, and IrtiH.oursolves to tlio wind
"1 would havo dono so, dnrling, hut tor
the roughness of thu sea.
"It's all up with our halt bore," said thu
missionary; turning hark. "Wo must Uy
Thu dog was lieurj, aiid' the savages uto
hastening in thU direction."
Hreaklng from tho covert, hand in hand
tho father mid daughter ran along tho
beach and guided u temporary shelter be
hind a (inull lulgu of rocks which jutted
out into tho tou in thu form of it small
"If wu only hd a boat now,' sighed
tlm father, "possibly wu couM get oil' in
Ero llllio could reply, a solitary savage
caiuo bounding from thu hushef, brandish
ing his war club.
"Alas! alatl" mourned Mr. Forlescuo.
Ho had realized only too well tho Immi
nence of tho peril the utter futility of
all his elforts at his otcapo but ho met
tbo foremost savago with 'thu strength of
desperation, cleaving mm in twain nearly
I cleverly as ho had dispatched the dog
which had discovered tho whereabouts of
tho couplo ; but thon camu tho sharp, loud
report of a musket and tho good mission
ary lay weltering in his blood, with a bul
let through his vitals.
"I am hit," hu cried. "I cannot go
" Not even to tho bout, father 7"
"Alan. It is too late 1" faltoroJ the dyiuir
mliilunary, as everything reelod urounj
"To Thoo, O God, I comiiiond herl"'
These wero tho latt words of thu do-
v'otod missionary. As ho Uttered them, ho
tumbled into tho boat he had succoed with
his last dotnorato oll'oits In reachim;, and
In that same Instancu Lis son tea left him
"Oil" domnns I" tried Klllo, still wield
ing his sword with tbo strength of de
spair. 11 v the last desperate tuori or uer ex
haust id powers tliH brave girl succeeded
In pushinc olf the boat and in breaking
clear of tho pursuers with it.
A riKNIiISH uiVESac.
At the samo hour whon tho preceding
events wore occurring, a large tup-Hail
schooner war stadding on and oil' tho
eastern pattago of Tongs-taboo harbor,
waiting to enter thu port and come to
Upon tho stem of this schooner, lean
ing against tbo bulwarks, stood a fresh
looking and rosy-faced youth of eighteen
or nineteen years, who was looking
dreamily through the night in tho direc
tion of tho distant land. And near this
youth stood tho skipper of tho schooner,
whosn gaze bad long been tiled In the
"Did I understand you to say, Denny
Hreeze, that you expect to Hud old ac
quaintances on thin inland?" iuknd tho
commander, broakinga long and attentive
"Voj, Capt. Morrison," repliuJ Dar.ny
Hreeze, drawing nearer to his commander,
so as to speak with moro cf tho freedom
of cohfldense. "I rofer to the Kov. Mr.
Fortcscue aud hit daughter.
'They aro old acquaintances, thn ?"
"Yes tir. They used to live in the vil
lage where I was born, and their house
always to mo like aseond home the only
homo I have had, In fact, slnre the death
of my mother."
"And the strango disappearance of your
fathor, you should have added," said Capt.
Morriton gravely, as ho patted the youth
affectionately upon tho shoulder. "It is
tho ttrangest thing in creation whatover
becomo of your father, boy. And yet, in
anothor senso, thoro was nothing itrango
at out; it was simply another caso of
'Lost at Sea I' How many a life hu ended
to all earthly kin with that brief an
nouneemtnt. Hut what is it that it going
on ashore to the west'ard of us?" lie ad
ded at a vast blazo Illuminated the
horixon In that quarter. "Lookt liko a
"Yes, sir; it does." assented Dsn 11 y.
"And it is ts house afire," affirmed Capt.
Morrison, after a long look through hit
gluts. "And it'e curious that nono of the
savugos who are running about make the
least etlort to put II out. And now mat 1
look again, it teems to me that the burn
ing houto it exactly in the direction of
tbo one Mr. iortoscuo cccupiod."
Danny Ureezo turned pale ut this tug
"Oh, 1 hopo not, sir!" ho exolaimed.
"It would bo horrible if Kllie Fortutcuo
should ho In such trouble," said Denny, af.
tor a lung look shoreward. "There items
to bo a great deal of jumping and dancing
In the neighborhood of that tire, and not a
sole doing anything as I can sue toward
pulling it out."
"Cue's l'H'gobolow now aud get h bit of
Sleep, air. Jlunclc, said uapt. Morrison to
nis second-male. "Call me ir anything
And with this tho commander with
drow. He had tcarcolygone when Mr. Huncle,
tho second-mate, approached ono of the
teamen undor hit charge, and said :
"Now is our chance, Hill. If you'll call
Tom. and the rest for'ard, wo soon arrive
Attomo conclusion. My opinion is that wo
had better give the old tub the slip to
night." "Uut tho cap'n thinks as how the sav
ugos may bo at this blossed minute a kill,
lng of tho missionaries on tho island," ro
monstrated Hill, energetically.
"I think we had hotter see Tom and tho
rest, and mako our etcape immediately in
the long-hont whllo thu old man it snooz
ing." "Good I Let's movo at once."
Half hidden by sundry hamrort at the
fiOt of the main-shrouds, Denny Uroeze
had listened to evory word of this con
versation, "A general desertion, eh?" said Donny
to himself, as ho taw tho porfldiout second-mate
becoming the centre of a little
knot of eager men forward, "This thing
won't work my Una fellows."
Ho lost no limo in entering tho cabin
and proceeding diroctly to the comman
do r't ilateroora. The old tea-deg was
Just in the act of "turning lu,"
"Why, what ails you, Denny 7" he cried.
"You are pale."
"l'erhapt I havo reason to to. Mr.
Huncle and a good share of the tiien are
hatching up a plot to leave tho schooner
in the long-boat and mako the Island I"
"Yet tir to-night. 'Now It our time,'
thoy lay, 'while the old man Is sleeping I' "
Tbo commander slipped noislessfy from
tho 1 abln, and soon his volco was hoard
upon tho forecastlo, Tho truth was, he
had waitod unseen and silent until tho
conspirators were about to reiortjto tho
metturo of getting out tho long boat, and
then ho bad fallen upon thorn with all the
stern authority of his position nnd the
still storner authority of hit character,
A few minutes only tho din lasted, and
then tho cominauder slipped back to the
" I've fixed them." he muttered, as ho
rubbed his hands gleefully together. 11 I
waited till they wero getting out the boat,
anu mm 1 went lor mom. You can im
aglno how Hunelo Iscut up. .Mr. Skill is
now lu clarge of things. Here, tluw-nrd!"
'I'lllS SllltVAP.l Im'lTinillaSnll Yrtatw.fttl ...1 tfl
(hu call. v;
" Make mo tnyusuul favorllo punch,"
added tbo'cotutnaticW, " aud let u huvu It
wiiiiq u is not,"
llio etoward bowed tindorttnndini'l v.
aud sot about obeying thu order.
Aiiur remaining iilono in ilia cabin an
hour or two, musing Intently upon all ho
had teuu in tho direction of thu Island.
Donny Hrotze aealn took his wv to thu
dock, tvbiuli souiucd to him singularly
dark and' deserted.
Tuo wind had Iro.liimn! mul,1v. a
chopping sua had nri.on, tstid tho vesfel
wat laboring moro than sho hail done for
sevural days ureotdiuir. Tim 1.
wero nearly objcuroJ by a mitt or.im
"Is it you, IVe?" Hskud' a voire, as
Denny einurged from tho cabin.
l'oto was the colored ttoward,
"No, lt' mo tho paitenger, Mr.
Hreeze," answered Denny.
"Oh, it's yoii,h7"suidthovolcp,hIch
our hero now rccoguizud a that of Mr.
Huncle. "All right, sir. 1 thought it
Advancing upon tho dock, Donny
Hroezg continued to look around him,
waiting for tho tchoorier to tack forward
"A rough night, Mr. Hreeze?" said thu
"Yes, sir, quite rough," ho responded.
"Do you know whuro thu cap' n Is was
tho next question of Hunelo.
"Abed and usleep, sir."
'Do you know how 'loopy ho ts ? Hut
of course you dwn't, so I will tell yuii : hu
Is as sleepy hi ss good dolu 'cd medicine
can mako him."
"Do you moan to tav hu has been
druggod ?'' askod Denny.
"ilialt just what 1 mean to tav. A
good dote of mpdlclno was put lu the
punch l'eto made jutt boforo tli-) old man
It wna easy eiioutrh for Duntiv to sjp. by
this lime, that something wrong was Ink
lug plaau that at tho very least tlio vil
lainy ho hud interrupted was gulhering
"1 know not whv von tell ma this." said
Denny, "lut I know that I'll soon tee for
myself If you aro telling me thl truth."
no turned toward the cabin.
".Softlyl Ono moment I" said IJdticle.
advanclog'JniKror. "L want to tpiak a
word further with you, my young gdntle-
"Kay on, tbtn 1"
"What 1 havo to say is this," said Hun
cle. "Did you not tell Cupt. Morrison
that I and Tom and Hill, and some others
of the crew, wero about to run away in
the long-boat t
Donny whs not pleased with tho situa
tion, especially at tevoral or the intended
runaways had gathored about him, but his
was a soul iaacceltiUo to feur, nnd he re
'Yes, 1 told Capt. Morrison of your In
tended flight. What of it?"
"You shall soon leo, my young ban
tam," said Hunelo. with suppressed po
tion. "The long-boat is in thu water, duly
provisioned and stored, and wo aro ready
lo push off ia her."
"Hut Mr. .Skill?" cried Denny, looking
around uxcitedly. "Where is Mr. Skill?"
Ho referred to executive, in whoso
charge Capt. Morrison had left tho vsisel.
"Mr. .Skill it bound timid and foot and
giggtd lu the forecistl, as aM snreral of
thu men who look part with him."' de
clared Huncle, with brutal insolence.
Denny Hreez, at these wordi. bounded
toward lhe cabin, shouting:
"iloro villainy, Onplaiii Morrlsoui
lie hud icarcoly n nil nod Ibis cry when
he found himself intercepted bv hsturml
pairs of hands and numerous Inuers
cititchlng his throat.
"Up with him, boy s 1 ' wat the short but
fateful command of Huncle.
It was in vain that Denny, roalizing
tho horrible intentoon uf hit enemies, it
sayed to dafond himself all In vain 1 Ho
was lifted clear ol the utjctc in an intiani,
aud hurled over the bulwarks into the
AS LUCK wot. LP UAVK IT.
For Instant Donny Urcczi bollovod that
bis last hour had come.
To swim, encumbered with all his
clothes, In tuch u tta at was running, was
How, thon, did Denny escape ?
Hy the veriest accident in the world.
At tho momont he was lilted freiu the
dtek, preliminary to hit being hurled
over the bulwarks, his feet caught in a
portion of the hamper to which reference
hat beon made. Ono of his legt, in fuel,
became entangled in the coils of a theet,
In tuch a way at to hold him fast.
Upon reaching the water, therofure, he
wat by no meant clear of the schooner,
as his enemict tuppoted. To tho contrary,
ho remained attached to tho vessel with a
ropo moro than an Inch in diameter, and
perceivod that he was being towod gently
throunh the water alongside, keeping
pace with tho schooner.
The long-boat was already in the water.
The schooner had hoen left undor aucb
easy tail, with a view to this dosnrtion,
that hor progress through the water was
"Isn't there any spoil abetrd?" asked
Bill Marling, who had chosen to stand
next to Hunelo in charge of the expedi
tion. "I know there It tpecie aboard," laid
Hunelo, reflectively. " Hut where the
tpecie it ttored is beyond my knowloJge."
'Fete ought to know all about that
point," tuggtttod Marling, "since fa it
always in tho cabin."
"l es, and I doet boss," tald l'ete with a
grin of plosiod Importance.
"Fetch it up then Immediately," com
In Ave minutes xoore the llttlo band of
dotertors had stripped the schooner of Itt
tpecie, plate, linen, and other valuablst,
with a number of nautical instruments,
lanterns, etc., and had pushed cloar of tho
rossel, standing towards the Island.
Fortunately thit departure took place
upon tbo tide of thu schooner opposite to
that from which our hero bad boon thrown
overboare, and alongside of which ho was
bolng towed gently through tho water.
"Tboy'vo gone I" he beard a voice ex
claim a few moments lalor.
"Help there 1" bo called.
"tVhoro are you 7" wis the rsiponsc of
iue voice wmcuuaa oeioro spoken.
"Here alungtlde on the starboard
side I" oxclaimodour hero.
"Who are you?"
"Mr. UrtMKo the passenger."
Sundry pjectilatlon of wonder succeeled,
blunded with the hurried trampling of
feet, and thon thu sheet which had ren
dorod Denny such timely servico was
slowly drawn In until hu found himtelf
able to grasp the bulwarks-
"That'll do," ho called. "I'm all right
now. Where is Mr. Skill ?
"Coining to himsolf, sir, but not yet
ablo to move," answered Kltou. lit was
black in tho face when wo ruleaiod him."
"How many of you are luft ?''
" Only four of in, excepting you and
'Yon had better take tke light from
your rigging," suggested Denny. ' There
is little danger of our falling four of an
other ship in these waters; and It will hu
well to put it out of the power of Huncle
and hit gang to board us."
This suggestion wat adopted.
"Let ui houeUbat no chitnce will threw
ut into thoir power," tald Denny, at cere-
"For my part, I don't caroto bo towed
alongside by ono leg again !"
"We'll stand in toward tbe harbor,"
tald Capt. Morrison, who wat now qulto
himself again, with tho exception ot a so
voro iiuadu:ho' "Doubtless our ruuawas
have mad tho island in safety. Thty
would not mind taklpg tbe rlik of n land
ing In thu darkriej iriiucnu boat us thoy
"I ijii nothing of any ship In port," re
marked Capt. Morrison to our hero, us
they t'.actd tho deck together.
"No, sir. Thuru ceilainly II tionu al
liswt within Iho raiigu of our vision. '
"Wo shall huvu to bu very careful about
our movements," said tho commander.
The schooner had advanced several
rnilos into tho 1'ilHtgc, whuu Capt, Morri
ton becaiiio convinced that tho dwelling
which had been dcitrnyod tho previous
uvcnlrig, u.4 related, wai no other lliali that
of the mtisloiiary.
"It my havo 'boon burned hy accident
sir, ' luzgt'itnd Denny, with keen glaucei
through a glut! nt thu distant ruins.
'It may, indeed," assented the comman
der, "but" 1 futr to tho contrary. I don't
like thu looks of thingi. Thu tawny ras
cals aro nt acting as usual. There it
something wrong with them. 1 shall not
vtntur a Undlng -unlets a shtp-of-war,
or al leatl a stout trade, should arrive
here within twenty-four hours, lu fact,
I'll go about Immediately, find give thorn
n wide borth ualll further light Is thrown
Hn had just given tho order to goabout,
wheu a cry of startled surprise arosu from
nearly every soul on the vesiel.
"Look I ' cried Dinny, pointing toward
one uf tho outlying Islands which dttlno
the northern limits cif tho I'tsisge. "Yon
der ii tho long-boat."
This was Indeed thi caio.
"Sho it puihlng out lo Intercspt us 1"
cried Capt. Morrison.
"And all ths rascals are in her1' de
clared Mr. Skill. "This Is awkward. '
"The villains 1" exclaimed Captain
Morrison, sternly. "Thi-y have not found
tho natives quite so pleasant to deal with
astbey imtgined, and now they with to
com back to Iho schoonor."
"You will not let them come aboard,
sir?" demanded Mr. .Skill.
"Nn, sir. After wbat thty have done,
they would not hesitate a momtat to kill
uk all ami tako pnitetilon cf the tchosuor,
That' prohabably tho very cours they
intond lo take. It only remains for us to
fltrht thitn," muttered Capt. Morriton.
"Wo may as well get our tools together."
Thu preparations for defence were
scarcely completed whon the long boat
wat within hailing dtstancs, continuing to
"Sheer oil' tnero, you villains I" called
Capt. Morriton, as hu railed a musket
menacingly. " You can't come hack to
" We mutt come back 1" shouted Huncle
in return. "Thero it no living with tig
na'.lvi.s. They've risen upon the mission
aries and straugnri, killing every one of
them. Wo havo had a torriblo lattl
with thum "
" .Shner oil' there, I say," interrupted
Capt. Morrison, raising his musket. "You
can't come aboard of the schooner.''
" We can and we will I" cried Hun
cle, with a dogged resolution that tutll
cluntly evidenced the desperation of his
clrctiuittances. " If you are wiio Capt.
Morrison, you will let ut come aboard and
nxnuau what has happened. Wa ar curry
for our icnduct of latt evening ; il all
camu of our having had tuo much liquor'
Wo with to return to duty"
" I can put no truit in you," Intel rupted
Capt. Morrison. "One for all, you shall
not come near in."
" Destruction 1" eiclalmed Huncle, at he
caught light of Danny. " Tho youngiter
itn't doail after all".
Then he calltl to Cspt. Morriton.
'It It uselesi for you to waru ui eff,
Cap'n. Wu aro certainly coming aboard,
even if wi have to Igbl you.'
And with thit the long-boat returned Hi
wlfl advance upon the ichoonor.
"And let me lay just onco more," added
Huncle. "We are two to your one, and
fer every shot that is fired upon us wo
shall take a horrible revenge."
a vert wan or tekil.
It wat In vain that her lavag enimici
called lo Klllo Fortescu, in thu frightful
circumitanctt in whleh wo Itft htr :
"Thu water is full of sharks 1"
Shi little hcoded, in that awful hour,
"Oh, fathor I ipoek to me I" iho cried
sustaining tho pallid face of the dai mis
sionary above the water.
The'dumbnett of this appeal was terri
bly significant, as was also tbe very inert
neis uf tho lifeless form.
"He iidead!" sh gasped.
Hovering over the edge of tho boat, and
hoedloss alike of the cries of tho savages
or of thu mitiilei thoy were still discharg
ing at her, tho poor girl placed bur hand
upon the heart of the missionary.
It had Indeod ceased to boat.
"And I may as well dio, tool' was tho
cry of anguish that welled to Klliu's lips,
ai the captizod tho nearly tilled boat, and
let hor father's body sink in the sea, to
keep it from falling Into tho hands of tho
cannibals. "Of what further use is my
life, evon if I could make my escape from
these murderous cneraiei? It matters lit
tie what becomos of me now,'' said Kllie
to herself, as sho swam shoroward. "They
can do what thoy will."
Th noxt Inttantsho was soized by tho
hair of her head by tho foremost of her
pursuers and dragged rudely out of tho
wattr and thruit into thu bottom of a
"The missionary?" criud this savage,
looking eagerly around upon the surfano
of tho water.
The girl pointed downward, with a
manner sufficiently Indicative of hor bo
liuf that the body of ber father was going
down thousand of feet, to tho midst of
coral cavoy, beyond all docay, beyond all
life, there to await the roturroction.
The lavage uttered a howl of angor
and regret, which attosted that thu timely
foars of Kllie for the remains of hor fath
er had not been unfounded.
"Nevor mind you will do as well,"
grunted tho lavage, significantly.
Tbeo were tho last words tho ua fortu
nate wretch ever uttered, a blow at that in
stant from tbo club of a native, who had
arrived in a socond boat, having knocked
him overboard and loft blm seosuleii to
meet a certain death by drowning.
"You aro my prize, lovely flower of a
hated race I" muttered tho now-comer, as
ho traniforrod th girl to hit own boat,
leaving that of hit murdered rival to drift
away upon tho wator. "You know me, do
you not? I am Tongarorol"
Klllo recognized her caplor now, and
sho was not disploased with the luhititu
tion of Toogaroro for the rulllan who had
first siezod hor. For this Tongaroro was
ono of the loading cbioft of tho filtnds,
ai li implied by hit name, and one of tho
most intelligent, having been diligent for
many yean to learn all ho could of Mr.
Fortotouo. He even spoko English quite
"1 warned that dog against getting in
my way," ho muttsrml, "and lot them all
buware how thny molest mo I"
"Oh, you will not let them ent mo?"
cried Klllo, nbuddoring, her tondtir Mid
delicate naturo shrinking moro from that
profanation than death Itiolf,
"Ni, they shall not oat you," said the
lavage itoutly ; "at least not wlthniit my
"Oh, sty thoy shall not aat mo, In any
cue, ploaded Kllio.
"1 do not care to lay that," laid tho
bjdy must bo eaton In tho groat festival
of to-morrow, l'urhaps so mo whit man
will comu this way.'
"Hut surely you can lave me if )oi
"Thoro ts ono way In which I can
lave you," said Tongaroro, as hu con
tinued to row quietly shorowardl, "uni
that it for you lo becomo my wlfu."
"Your wife?" and the girl shuldured.
"Uut thai 1 too, ! uut of thu question '
said Km chief, grimly. "And so you will
probably boualun to'morrow."
Ab thu reached the boaoh, she found her
Belf confronted by the king uf the natives,
the father of Tongaroro.
'-Tako her away and let bur be well
fed I" commanded thu chief, addressing
hit ton. ".Shu must not hu found amiss fur
the feast of to-morrow."
Tongaruio tnado a gesture to tho girl,
leading thu way to thu house, and shu lolt
no timu In fallowing him.
This Iiiiuiii was eu avurego ipeciiuon uf
thu simple constructions of tho island, bo
ing llttlo more than a thatched roof tup
ported ution posts. Itttood in n retired
tpot, with great trees around it, add had
about it an islrof uncommon noatnms- a
fact owing to tbe refined mannom tba tit
ter of the young chitf had acquired from
the missionaries, and especially from
"Here you are to stay to night," said Ton
garoro, us he ushered her Into a small, eloau
apartment at ono end ol the house. "If you
make tun any trouble, It will h worse tor
you. I ahall chain you lust"
"Oh, I will not run away, I assure you
Do not chain me! Itdumuot matter what
becomes of me now except that 1 raunut
hsar the thought ol beioi eaten. ! not
chain me 1"
"1 must," said Tnutrtroro. Krliuly. "I
shall be away a great deal to-night, and I am
nlrald that Lootoo stay tome and carry you
olf. A stool chain will prsv t all that, aud
chained you must he !"
Hu ((cured around on of the girl's aaklis
a stout chain, which bad evidently once be.
Ingd to siu cmI, aadtheu the otht-r
cud uf the chain wat fattened at recurely
to one of th (tout posts supporting th root
or the dwelling .
"I will bring tome food and drtak," ho
said, turning away, "and do not b foolish."
The loud and drink supplied her, he took
hla deptrturs, leaving her alon In th dark
nta. Hhe bid not been lu this place a great
while, however, when thu deor of ber
priiou opened, and tbe grim rlxur of an
uther native chief wat presented indistinctly
tu htr gazo.
"Ai you Tongaroror' ihe asked In a But
ter of apprehension.
"No, 1 am Lootoo 1 Hush I I hav com
to release you, aud carry you off to thu
wood and the mountains!"
"Alia 1 you cannot rles me even If 1
wished you to," sighed Kill. "1 am
The ntwcomtr echoed th word lo a tone
of the gravi-sl amioyanc.
"Are you telling m th truth?" he de
manded. "You can feel or look for yourself,"
Ixiotoo at tlrat felt of tbe chain, and the u
produced u light by friction, and examined
it. As tie did so, bin brow darkened tear
lullr. He scowled like a Bend.
"1 cannot release you, tf I were to woik
all nlicht," be muttered. "And all will b
dclded against me lo to-morrow. Uut
there U one thing I can rlu : I hate Tonga
ruro, and here In a cbanr for me to cause
htm a great annoyance !"
"How!" faltered Kllie.
"1 will kill you!" rtplled Lootoo. "Since
I cannot tat you free, I must kill you Vtbeie
you are !"
He drew forth Urge knife lor his pur
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