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DEVOTED TO SOUTHERN RIGIITS, DEMOCRACY, NEWS,_LITERCATUE, SC1ENC
W1. J. FRANCIS, Proprietor
do -an "*Iefot ar .at r n
VOs VII IIUMTE Rt v1 H-,4 E , S.U., D 1'E IEMBER It,182
-A TH IA N P OEop
BV SYLVANftS co11, Jia.
I think it is n1oV about twelve
ears-it may be thirteen-since the
-Jacoh Morgan, a siip of Seven 11un.
,dred tons burden, sailed from Brius
w'ick, Georgia, bound for the East
Indies. She was a noble ship, but
if we believe tihe assertion of onle
who sailed in her, she was built for
tmisfortune. She was lauiced fromi
her stocks at mid day, but yet the
Inoon was seen in the heavenis, wheni
she gave her first impresS to the ealt
water. Several vears sibsequent to
the period when our story opens she
was Idriven ulpoln onie of the aart v's
Reefs, anmd her ill fited timbers were
strewed upol the sands of Fior ida.
At the tine of which we write, the
Jacob Morgan was connnailed b
Capt. Deln Wallack. a poweriil broal
chested man, but as kind nwl consil
erate as lie was fearless amil Strol .
Seameii were scarce, and1 the Sip
<drew were obtained With .reat difii.
dulty, and und,er these cire Istan ices
Imien had been hired who wonIl oer
wise have been perempitorily rejet ied.
The ship had been six days, out when
the fist mate, a Mr. G\i'Vn, I om
Providence, R. .W., was soiblelly t a
klen sick, and oi the next mo1.r1ii11", his
lieless clav was cmsi iied tLu the deep
re of tie blue A tlantic
'lis unitiiely event left 'apt.
'W a lbik in a critical situation. Nat.
I'ulkiier, his sec.,onId mate, waby
no0 ImleLnis (1ualif ied for the oflicr n1"r
woumil lie have taken the res5nsiii.
t hadl the Captliln desirc(l it. Ther e
wa is but onie m1an in the Ship I who ps.
S-esse sutlieieit kIIwled4e of Sea
man1ls':ip For the mate's herthl, "11-1
thIoughI Wallack foami that to hii he
trinust give the oiice, yet lie did so
with mianIv Inisivi'gs. This m1an's
name11 wavs TOM R.)aLdlhaught:1 :n2
ov erheariig in1 his disposit-oi , seem
ing by his general co'i'net to hnle
beein in the habit of commanlin,.
rather than o(beving. oil sihbard,
andl wo hia alread v bew'1,un to exer
emie a sort of coitril ovur the eew.
.kt the Case wais one f nliees ir ,
aw11 Tom Rohmdl- wa~sintle ini'
the oiliec of first mate, and irtered
in the cabr.
Fur sevenal weeks thin-i passe'l
On extremely well. R.th'ld pro'edi
t be a thorougl navigator. a finiished
seaman, and a real v anid ellicien-t
olleer, and Captaini Wall ack begani
to think his misgiviIIs were entirehj
groundless. Over the crew, Rl-'hlni'l
i:m'l a most th)rouigh control0, and
even those mien who ham: evincel to,
wards the Captain marks of insub!,or
diination, in'%ved without a mur.nur at
the slightest beck of the mate.
One mnornzing, when Capt. Wallack
anI his second mate had the imlorin ii i
watch, they both kept tie deck utiil
Roland hadl finished his brea kast,
and when the latter Cook his watch at
a few minutes past 8 o'clock, tey
went below. Whien the ''r .n K
the cabin, Mr. R1os.ejl , *e iio:
gO, was just rii..,.ol the mI
taking a book from thei h-a. if hELis
ei~cth , sat dlowni ujpon a stool at the
foot of the ladder and coroiincncedl
reading, lie pJassed a few ob'serva
tions upon the weather, as the Ca p
tain anid is secondi mate to ok theirm
seats at the table, andi then wient on
with his readlinig. S~omie five maiuti's
had pssedwhen allac and 'Plk
ner, were startled by a suddenu excla
mnationi of' paini from the superca rgo
and on turning they saw that lit hadl
dropped his book, anid sat with both
hanids pressed hard upon01 his stomPiachl
while his feature s h ad assiactd a
livued liue, expressive of the maost
acute suifferiing. ''iThe Cap taini spran i
quickly fromi the tal e, a ndl layiing is
hadupon tile sufferer's shoulder, lie
What is the matter, Mr. Rli''
'U, God ! [ doni't kniow. I lere it
is ! I burn ! ' uttered the supjer-car
go, as lie piroed~i his hands harder
up)on his stiomachi.
'Wha hav~ie von bteen eating ?
What havye you been dink hin ?' askedi
Wallack, ini a frenzy of anixiety.
-Notinug, noithintg. Ohi, oh !'
groaned the poior felloiw.
W al lack cast a t rembl ing gl anicc
at his secondi mate, andi' f'r a mao
meni! t th 'y both remained silent.
'it's strange,' at lenigth uttered
Fau lknir. 'poor G3wynn was taken
mn exactly the rCaine way,'
* The Captai made nlo rijly, but
mas coumtenance wore a strange shade
of doubt and suspicion, ais lie gazed
ipon the tortured features of the
That night the broal Atlantic
rolled its ceaseless waves over anioth
er of the ship's companry. Mr. Rus
sell had ireathed his last. Captain
Wallack and Nat. Faulilkier had the
last dog watch. Rueal had gonire
dowli into the cabin, whie Lhe Ii re
mast halIds, .Nith the excel" of tie
manl at tihe wheel, were. all forward.
The Captaini placed tie q uarter-deck
in a thougihtflri, troubled mood, ever
and anon e:Isting his eye foirwardl to
the eahinr, einpordoniwaVy, Where his
first iate had disapuiarld a shortiine
b1efre, al then turning his gaze to
wards the forecastle where the rmen
Were regated. Fadlknert was
by tire ulwel, ai soveri tones, as
tie Captain alrlonche Il hin his
walk. 1id1 ie Hat to join him, it a
learirl susicion kept him back, :nid
u1til tie watch% was cllamr:.ed ncither
ie nor Wallack sp-oke a nord, save
snh as rehited I thre mtuair;eent (r f
tire ship. At eirht o'clock Ronli I
cOrie onl deck for Is first watch. The
ship wvas uipiont the starboard tack,
close hauled upon tihe wiid, ad just
able t" standI'ln hers course.
As rt. Caihk gave up the
die!Ck, ie rapt dC~tC the iate, If the
winld shouit hr:1111 rout l to tihe Past
Sui anly, to call hIir. Ilurd1 re
pie1 kirliy that he wouiil, 't ie
ieath tlui' ia mli ngea : sIaIle th ar1t
reSted un hi Ids Lat:es, the cap
tain thoiurht le (10drI detect a hurk
ing stirit of evil. lie let nit a
ShaIow of4 his do01irut rrnudrfiest itseli
uproni his colnt1n:1ner, but witl a
bhlali fr~alkness heI wisheld hisi nate a1
pieanL~i watch.:and thwn went below.
i';nrer," sail the caiUt:r, as
ie turned a fr: tive glance at tihe
he ad i the luiha'r, "let not ,I woni
uscape you, rnile:. it I.' of comni
piace airs. uniil ie mye Iairrie it.
to ur- eir-ts: bit lIop You1ir wealith
er eye en a:ii i1 Mb1 w my in-rve
lrnd'.nrer dhri not -t'rt atth.
ed ti b I a i nhi u m nd
"!-Cr;' soo," S: i ithe cIt i i
a" at hi-l inroh to hb. hmd rn
i--i. "i .nut run rver myre
'inu. ihei fm I Unit inr-.-\i r. fl':mk
incr, .i-rst h:.nd ma thant e!.art, it
Au Warihitek 5p'ke in r-neli-d ov
ein hinn ihe rth :lrl enuetri h
tr lidnl Nikjing c tihe wLiln thiar
Is back was turl t rar.!s the cQim
nru n n ay it -'iadki r r f,!! ..l his
examle, ril i-re lonz tir- e:inrlb-s
were eninu: l and the two
re reitniire, but I t, lJweVter. t o
'were in a Siiui fic. for I have reasOnt
to bl(Iiv' that thirte is moll)! inV oll
b rdi. ( w \taii tin 1iurs.. l ihate
both bee c isne1.
ill I blieve,' retuire i l; 1 nrt,
in tihe :;male hny t Ine, 'tand i l-m nit
c ulf ticu tomrrow monin.'i
'YesJ. I isaw i Rhbo1 give the'
crirk ai smatlilpaler triht m r l ther
hol quite ain eairest conver ni 'n
abounit it. I krnew fro il er inrns-r
thart threre iuns rnscief in thi Cr
'Thninri Gr ( 's lnaui. wha t ih d
wre ido Y' mitern-n ihe antn. 'TIheir
pihnri tutm t ire tall formed oi I1 s ;
oru tile dliSlriitin rrj thIse in th
forIretler uhio do lnot jinl themri.
Woubil trrlee Ii r knn.'!tV-w hnairy
ofi them thre tare.
' 'rri lavren :tn --334 letwo-l tlie
leeks to tihe fhrneaale builkheadirs,
'inhas ouinght 'rn men
'No-. II lirnhuirl leadrs ti hnt
andir I knowi hie rdon----he wounld~ noti
nre to cirr-- on las erine-riatioi lit
Srnt t subtjecCt thrie, for uet wtiiouhI
'I hark !' whiisper~rd h-'aulkier, as a
supprlressedr voice at tie wtheel mret hris
Il( ieiiet iis hreirl (ot fromri the
birrnk aind at ('tthe olronin wooi rirs,
whlaih ihe krnewt to be h-rm tire lijs
of I olniand
Th ley ta-ire bot asleep becfre thIis
time Ilial. You~ link (out fr tihe
d eck: a; few I t iteCs wvhile 1 see tire
boys5 in tihe frlcastle.'
'hlis ;anig to tire boe~.tle,'. wis
pered Faulkner. 'INw's your time to
"No-you had better go, Faulk
net, for inay be that some onae
will come down to see mie, :and in
thut case our knowledge would Le
discovered. There's linlutinay, and
no mistake. You know where
tte [assIage runs between tahe l.boxes;
just abaft the mlainmrast it takes
a short tirln to starboard, and 1f.I
lows along the chock dtown ta t the
tataks. Slip out from your* berth,
and1 go over to where the superca r.
go used to bik, :utal maove t:a
paniel. It moves easier than iuine
. al kler kI'st 11o ti ne ill ,beyiig
thie captain's directioi. There were
two secret CoumIttina litals to the
hoh1. f Ithe Sipi through.,I tha, cal-inl
halklihead, antd through onae (.'I tlwase
the secondr inte sown nalle his
wayI.%. Nearly hialf tut ho-ur elai sell
re ihe returnaedl. :ani dhintI-i th,:at
timle the(, captainl's wuind was t(Orturledl
bY v r us Fear-ful eimotionis. U.t',tIl
the death of Ilissell. he luIl ntat
heuld a1 Suspicion (f dirtet ininlikv.
:aIai his fulnitaer fears with re:-arld to
llaal ha n Ieari lniezed,
but now tle Suspician hadl been
sid-hen, anl it was sttrng even to
the verv certaintv. A thon.aml lit
tle istaIces -eamie back to iis inid
which, sing ll, l a!.1 ce read :is i th
in;g. but wlaicl now lwipted to Solve
the ma stery u G wy nin's dath. \\ah
lack lu1l tieical kiiuled;-e enuth
to know that hIs super "a lWnl
h'een killel with /tite or." ni., :.il
lie iaw kniewv that his first mLee luila
comae to his ed1 ina thO saite war
thiamgha the dloe of the lhu1ter n:st
have baeen ntuch s-atallr thlu that
ulaiclh secnt poor Rlslsell to las aunI.
t:iely' end, aal as syart i:s had nut
beetn so palpale.
Whil i te c:ipilin was u rack.
iI-.; his braini, Faulkaer returiel fr)."mi
is es; iom:ge, mOl as he erept ste:i
tlhil' l.ast the foovt o hI*s lunk. \\'l
lack f-1iheld he eil hear his lwaa It
ais it lat inl his a som.
"\\hat n ' ae thll die catin,
abnesl" t fearling t11 "Ut thV queI.ski-n.
\ : e last!' it ia-rea W il-hner,
as hclased hIi lLii shient a'.
" t.' riterated the cNpInG.
N , ,thia I llatc m be. .
6la a \\alliack,' retrII-i el the mate,!a
inl a toneC thait . le te e ;ti
stint haar: heat more aja l~y IX i.
, 1//. Ifl/! are they all1 agalinst lzs*'*
'All hu! p :or Nt. F Jkn~er. I.
h1ave lwiarl tle uX. lO l't, cXvr
hart tad pizeel if it. B nd i
I:i ,.1 slavaedcailer. ;:I.l ll ih lae IIi.
wXithi the tem.tt. 4. 1 fiir v.i m I. e
I. i ahteI ed 1 i eIsa ed L' j -in hil .
arec fro S.Dohgw ri hec
tley eainie iI eaooa.:y t"i pick u ti
nst sip tlwy eoil Ie- .i that
sujWi th-ir i. ur i . \\ are t
he tnau-e to orw mXal t;a(
I hlael intendsk tra ona ta h
coant af Wi.uangea, and- 1:,a ia a
laawil of slaves fir eith Ih: .il or'
thuma thou htsi lig ty..aui ii I :-0-a
tlwaO ht inao i..i u n i nto is 1 r
'ic b!ut he sX n r--j.-et ii thie ilaim,
umtil.'' -morrow we Lih di .
11- t lie 111ii e 0 I lo c r
'ao, ta-a \'abII a -there' are
eenta of a them :u w howa\ nit
bi- wm ar uba e ti( i na a i : them'i. If w
Is ii ut- th er *i oi e c ll Vat in
w~e will nit Id i lt uner i \\'ailaek, ia
i-a' tun to aitn tiat it t!niht hae
a' I . ' a in i. let time think. Youi
ay IP'! . thomuisht amf ,-, tlin/ny'j
Xin ~i l jiaia ser-vice.'
'Then I liie it. l'll tell youat ota
theX wah to-i.:ht.'
As~ tie cliata simake, lie haaearda
d!ig itt foiadlI at the cm manian ay, :v
nl laearing that lie miight h~e n.;iti
'i. lhe turn-aedl n; /n Ihis b ackl, laid his
11-i inatoa lowiX', stadyl lnoingj , Xubieb~l
iC kept up till his uu tchi wa~ called
ThI raindamer of' the ni-lit passed
il withouatt distutihanice. "\\'alinekI
inad I s .wqijary~ fiemiaa( caridlo
such ceinca-muin a they cnhl dir
ng th'eir watch, an1d in the morning,
they came up on ldeck half an hour
before the cook hal prepanred their
breakfitst. The caPtain walked up
and down the side of the fiuarter
deek several time. ilT it sort of angry,
trolh!ed iinood , Iuuttering stilled
curses to hinisclf, uitil at length lie
stopped 1b efIore his seconld tiate a til
shakinig his fier inelacilgly inl his
liee, hie uttered:
'Mr. Faulkier, thit inakes the
fo urth tii c you hiave, by your lub
berly carelessiess, torn up the paper
ct ll ainin ny iii-v da's work. Now, if
Youi (i) it againi, I will diisrate You
and pit youl befure the moast.'
'Do it aS soon aS yOU please,' re
uIrniel Fal kiier, his hace reddening
wiz-1 ajlI t .11t tig r. 'Yolu wot
1on' t 1c Ilisolelit. sir.'
I1 nl liot insloleit.' "'ott were.'
't's a lie! ulttred1 Failnr, ae
tually tre:nilingi' at the onll-Il o fl his
owN wYOntis :tltened tu his liercule
Capt. Walick to k one ste) for.
wanl as the N Holt le doropped from
hi"s 1,!!ieer's lip's, aiul (in -thle ne-st inl
stit he deltit hilm a biLw 11 n'11 the
breast that prjstratLd him upon thile
'Ca] t. Wailbek,' 1saId Faulkner,
as lie :. e fr'an l s fall, 'you shall
suffer ftI this. i uill be re ;
as sure as thrre is a God in heaven.'
The capltain ti:ale no reply, but
tUnig quicly u on him ieel, lie
wenut to hiS eain. Twice did ll -
haodl ,Eart to Eltow hiiln but vet he
renai-ii.ed 411 deck. 'ihere was a
sirate ligiht in I is eyes s he caught
the Ie IenlTi e"I pression uui
FlulkTtner's c, u tenlia e and (len,
as if a s-hiTn thou.ght had struc
Lin1. he weit qu11i1;kly to-hile cabouse
and gave soic hurried rirections. t.
the coIk. A forh tlmtdi . l hito
(o) r I I h uI m I ri d it sIl n m d -o.N II
ti quarter d l, atl tlien beckol
ing to Faulkier. u ho -till stood silk.
il 4l a gai nsti the loo rail. Le
walked %,-n r'l to) thle bi . The
ecoin mIiate follwed his sih-it I
< - i, :.1 i n 1- ( Inie t ' hel
1ithe e:do e. the co k caic
$nt m.d tiicw tvih4n tie colcee
lie h:A 1Iel ani ihr hierkfast!
Wh1 n FCauli:r e:uIi; 111eu to the
hits. -la ni t Ist a -ti ve hine
aruI hi ni :li Ten ldoingt fixedly
inito hlis: e.-,;i--'s elies.heV said:
11.1%-.L' ti V illtiSle -mrnm
t4T,'Fai rhaeyu hecua
to . i! pthe! relv:g yo imhe
'lt .nmO neubie not din- toii ta/.
' t uh o titae islac tin
I1Wr I WhI ay ll' eoii4Ii.4i 101;
S VV" S-, as be~ 4 4~
On& UK aid InI 14U mkv i 4 1
' '.'returned! Falla rm ith a
pt ro-t ap car:in-e of h ies itent.
MW' !" W' 6 l 1 %(4) jil tis
h w i tere bu t,u i . it
I~ i 'i er capit an oubl t g
4,lbw 1' w- Tis .v~ h i~t
h!;:j-i: L. m tat.' ate 14 revenge.'
1 L h I i ! S . 4 l histl4th ebn~ i n ,
th14 lnl, :i : for I a In. : on
in: h. t fac' , h4'4uient. on,. no 1 blt~l
edtl ah i4uhuliei lt he Ll! toilw; f141
11 takigfthe .- 1:01 1 kii'ithe carg1 thn
in.t hnve been liaingtnod.-'lsrei:
nW je thetw ilei tha ttlt ecdi
was utderstood thet Fauilkner shru'd
kill the captain during the first part
of' the iext inorning -watch, and as
sooti as that was acomplieled, they
were to put the ship's head off to
the Souithward and( easttward.
BeIfore night, Capt. Wallack learn
ed the result of his own ad Faulk
nier's stratagen of the imiorniIg, but
the two hol to be exceedinilv care
fiul, for Rolaum's eyes were upen to
all that passed aboiut hin, aud they
knew that if* theit deception was sus
Ipeted, their death would be certain
and itninieliate. n t the must difli
Cult part of' the work was to be ac
coinlished, for they had sixteen
stout Inen to disiose of. Faulkner
had leartned that five of the principal
111111tiners-those uot whown Roland
placed the greatest dependence
were int tle captaiin's w atch, while
there were Sotme six or seven wh]to
were mere hirClints, following what
ever Furiiune turted u11p hr. them.
Its-st (f ". lom were Statio-Ined inl tle
wratchl w idh their leader.-Wallack's
inain lope was inl dis4silot of the
live .lemlin t1iutiners inl his Owi
watch. by smn stratagen, and then
despatchingR u bfr thle watch
below coild CIle to theirt rescue;
bit wiatever was done must he dotie
efore :::hhzighit ,as all hands would
be oil the alert !r action as soont as
tihe iriing watch w\as set.
At lcngth the captint ald the seC
Wild i:te took the fihst w-ttcht.
Nite o'clock :assed, and so did ten.
Wal lackpaced the quarter deck in a
teady, thghtful inood. ever and
anni cning his eyes ahout upon the
crew, tuost of w iom were forw ard.
The inoon thIrew its pale beats uplon
the Hereuleant frame of the captain,
iatdl a close observer tmight have seenl
the it-on mitscles as they worked itt
his powerful linihs. I1is countenance
beitrayel the varying thoughts and
itense anxiety that itnoved within
hitto. Five times after the be]l had
told that ten COCloc'k h:!! passed, did
he walk froin the wheel to the mnnait
in:l;st aitL hael:. A t the sixtth turn,
jlst as lie reachied the rack in whielt
were coiled the maisal halyards, he
stuI'ped vud4 l w1ithi a ierv.ous
<pit-kicss. whie tLe flashing of his
vyes :mal the ins:antmeous contrac
tlitit and Cx} ai1sioll oi tie niuiscies f.1,
the filce !dInwed that a sudden anld
owe'rful idea haul slot into his 1timl.
-lie quickly rerned is walk,
hwevet, :nnl the sine apSM carinice
of1 01l th,', ht ice iire iete.d Up
on Ids featurs.
The n\indlwa now blowing!" a rood
tIp Lalhtait breeze from S. S.*E.,' and
the Whi was cl.ose-haled uponl thle
sm-.h)n-.l t1 l:, 111 s'(nud 1. half S.
ule r ,*,,I--O-e-,, IIl It sails.
Mir. F alknejr, -ai thle captainl,
: sto it.g- in his walk miar the
Izaiut-inast. at the samne tin.e muotion
itig for his second i.ate to Cefie to
-1 have it! Watch Im y ever mII
ti1n, ma fail i-t to catch everv 'Vortd
I uiTer. At the first Opj0rttntity
you get, as5 soont as the iueni ar'e all
up;, setcr the cahini at-l forcastle
e~npnii wayt s, motu atu yourself I
Tii Walb'.lak spole int a h~urid
nl Ii . er1, mai uthen aiasinig lis voice
'Al r. l'aillhner, will you to bselowv
an-d tell tin. intle that lI sh'uli like
t44 se- limt a miomtutt on deck.' Thenci
he ;Ihied itt a w hispetr :Tell himt I
4 tn l1 I ied 1: i;llllii
I 4 .1 - r b -i~. a * lii ul l .
4 . I I 1 4- .4 i \44t le; tlli w i 'lt 4
44114 . fril, I . h lii llt -, 1 e
u 4. 1 b I' n 4'. to 4 4d 141 ihes .ts l'
4m Ii nn up41I141 4 1 in hi I iih rr/td 1441l.
.1? 44~tt.04l 1th . (' t1 u. a
41 II 1ar 44hat I t' dl-al bn r il tl
ot this exchuinatioin, lie placed his hItid
upoil Ioland's Inouti, and with a
crusliig, ir'resistable fibec, he bent
Iiiin hek over the rail. At the smile
ilst alit, lie ciinght the mutincer by the
leg, and ere tlie last syllable of' his ex.
claniation 11-11 froin his li m, lIoland
was plingd ladlong into the sea-.
All hands oil deck lid biieaid the Cap.
a'n's a0Tarent warning, but none had
!t'en his ded.
'A uii overboard !' shouted Wil
lack, as le sp ranig to the w% heel anid
took tilie heh ii uil himu who held it.
'Afir. I ~i hni is overboard ! CJut awayv
the lile blio t here, one of you ! Ilaill
and inaintop sitil brices, both sides.
Alain clewgainets and hutihines! Let
go tdhe main i tack aid sheet, and elue
ill ! Ease off tle lee braces and round
into wiidwai d ! work lively, men, Or
we shall Iioo.,e hill. ? .1,auil out the
spmaker !-Nw, sprii:g to stern davifs,
byys ! ('ut tle hisligs-don' stop
to ca1st ill'anything !'
'.l'hese orders had belen given at in
tervalIs, as V as tlwey coilfd lie
ob(ved, anid by tle saie tiimie all hands
were up 11i bielow, the ship was hove
to, with the rinaiin topsail to the miiast.
The hetat was howeredl froi the davits
i:d ha I leI I iuder the tymart--r, and
IhI Ns who were thlie m1)(st Lxi uIs to
sa'e tie liate, were the Ibst tu leap inl
'I wt every ('ar. be mimed !'shouted
te (Capltaia. 'and Vou' ll save hii vet.
I aIl see him. Ie'ls caugh the 'Iife
'I lie boat hiuilld eig *ht oars, witlh-'
han.1d at the tiller. he hald iine mien inl
h(r whe sit' ilt 01, nd,-as Walack
hal expectid these co1inprised the inenci
lie ri,'ot femared. latulkier saw the
wlole inl an iiistabit, and, unobservid
bv the lest ifit the Ciew. who were too
iitet Ilv w.tehiiigthie Iuate wlose white
shirt. could eveCly now an1d then be
seen. s he rose and 'ell upon the life
illoi, he sprang forwid atil secured
the firecastle com]panliion way, so that
timt! ini en ld nit read ilv obtain their
arm'11s. When the boat haid neared to
wher'e the uf-ate was 'rolling about in
ins salt berti, the I'iap11tain gradually
gave the dlip weather helbut until the
muintoipjail was filled ahae. Then as
it tl'w altlair was the re-sult of accident.
lie exelai iimed
' lbdlo, lIve let hier if? Mizen
bra'ns, bos, nuid wVe'll wear' aiouind on
tlie oth1neri tack.
The ien am i'.trusted not, and in a
iiniiiite the izeniii tolsail was s iiuared.
'Hely t here. and jmnpii ti6 the heMad
br!ac's. "l lit Will d-belav.
As sooni as thie lad biaces had been
ichlyed. part of' thle Mllen e i aft to
tle ,, in ii oit yet suspIectiii that ainV
fiing' but accint had to d'o with tihe
moveeits otf le ship. The ship was
no(OW nemly astei, anl of course tle
'Ihip was rapidlv sailiing away fromii tle
h4int, w hich liiiI just picked iplloand,
aid :ad turneiicd to coite tack. -
'llere, llowelI,' said tle captailn to
ine fit* tic llen mho had stoliped at the
starbard n)tiil it, 'take tie belni a
inoiiet. Lav aft her, aill' limnds lie
oi e'ed, and aid he stepped back and
lieckne d Flkil ueri to his side.
Instinc'tiely- tihe imen oberei'vd his
inhc r. -Shall let lier oil; sir i' asked
-N' !' itinderel Cipt. Wallak, as
lie drew a havy pistol in each hind,
w hile Falikiier did the samuue. 'It you
umove thle wheel a smigle sp'oke, oir hiave
lhe ben'Ii, witiu-t myi~ onder, vou aue a
dadl iii ! Si' pg there !' lie coat iuiiied,
tuingiii tii the five iimii w hio hail nuow
tiirie nii. ''The first iiiaii thiat moves
:m inctll W I Id him dhies en the slot!
Aha. hy ine fl' u - , you aie well
tcaght !I That li: ' tr iiever' will
riiii toi this '.hip ' I thirew your'
stimlh el lteader iiverboardiu, mai tfliei I
fin the miii' rest ing Iplaiie thaimt t he'y
thoughit to muiirder mie hiae been dis.
I'" .sed ou by stratagemi, buut bys hieaveins,
erhi. Ihrit' fi one ti~ti of i y Ii da it peak a
moi t im ins Wunidt-my, it'yu~ dlait' ltook mi
mnut inuis loo ik. thait imani is deim! iin lie
I'a! !eim., loaim andii Vaugin,li
'mimi ns. and ci rmbing at eve'ry
"mt 'i hey l aiwaitedi his will. A itni
men t he'I leme a mt th!eim as thoughi lie
wtI I hiave' utteruly aniibliftd thiemu
wi bi his veryv gaze.,'antI theni lie said:
int o this bloody mu itiiny, oi' did you
W iligh i ai's lie t'ell upon his knees anid
tolowed his csaiu. ', 'we were druawin
'on 1w thenm liihul threat ened us if' w e
did' it jin lhim. As tiueo as theire is a
(id ini huevei, we did it to save ouri
'Anad you, I lowell,' said the Cai~ptaina,
as lie turneduc to the imo at the wheel.
'\Valleigh humrws' nii.wci'i um..-nel
not daringio let of lty
laying his ight llihn p
'that I refused a flitybutth
twelvtI Of themsiry'atd We cef -
-Well, m inen, I believe .you '
turned Captain - Wallack, in a frnnk
tone, 'and if you prove fatitlhfll hr), N
will not, only forgive you, but I mvil
never si eak of your fitlit to your harm.'
'0, God bless you, sil-,' njaenlated
they'all i a breati, nd the telirs of
grititude rolled thiek iand fhst dowit
their wealher beatenl che4ek
'That will do-I will trust Yoh how,1
said tie Captain. who saw that they
were sileere iml tleit- protestaions.'r&
'Now brmizg Ime soinie seizing-stuff frohyt
the long boat, Walleigh, and we will
soon dispose of' Air. Ruoland's two re
iiunmina zg comnpanaions'
Thle two lmlen Were boild wvithout
trouble, and phiced inl the long boat foe'
atfie keeing. They begged, and they
prayed, that they too might be par
dond(1, but WN allack knew that fear of
pun ishilent alone actuated them, and
lie would not trust them.
'I he ship was soon got in good sail,
imgz triu, head N. E. by E. and in foui
days she was anchored in FUnchal
Ioads, where the two mutineers were
delivered up to jUstice, and where
Captain Walbaek obtained men enough
to mainn his ship once more for. his
WIen the Jacob Aforgan returned to
thie United States, Captain Wallick
learned that her owners had given her
alp as lost. A honieward bound East
Indiaian had picked up lione of her
boats, which was found bottom upL
wards im the water, twelve hundred
iiles to t!:e northward and westward
of the Cape Verds.
Shie villain Roland and his cohipana
ions i guilt, had indeed met the-same
Inte to which they had consiglied poor
Gwvhni aid Russell. They had thought
to make the blue bosom of the Atlana
tic bear them on in their ungodly ena
terprize, but; its .rolling waves were on
ly destied to burst open the gates of
eternity, hiad usher their sotlsifito the
presence of him who had punished
them im their path of sin,
TM E mm EoUT.".-The best joke we
lavrT heard related of the believers in
"spirittiail knockings" is told of a man
in Norfolk county, in this State, who
a fiew wecks since visited the hotise of
I neighboring farmer, and as sooh fis
tle dishes were removed from the up.
per tiible proposed to have a "sitting"
with the iimily in the kitchen, to see
if his gaardian angel, St. Luke, would
not make some new revelation.
After sitting in deathlike silence for
about tenl minutes, some one hinted tho
possibility of the gentleman's being
ilist iaken about his receiviig commu.
ieations from St. Luke; whereupon tho
spiritualist brought his fist down upon
the table with decided emphasis, and
"Gentleinein, I know that I've had
commilu n11iiications from my dear guardiani
aigel. St. Luke. Luke is in the rooti
1ow Yes, hIs blessed spir-it is here,
I feel solnething neow ill ily t-r-ousers !
Ye'i' h-oh ! ah ! ki-yi ! take him cout
take him cout I"
A id here the gentleman leaped froi
his chair, gIasped with both hands that
portion of his pnantaloons which is tisu.
ally worn thzinne-t, and begged the
sp'ctator's in the most piteous tones to
"take haim couat, or lie should die on the
I eq1uiestinlg thic ladies to leave [lie
rooin. the gentlheman presenat tnade an
exaria tin of th d le spiritualist's panita.
buons, iad ibund theln to contain a
mou~dse, thatnt by the sti llness of' the
c':nan y hadl beena induced to leave his
Igiuartiers anid search for crtuiubs upon
It is not known whlether'a the gentle
numa still beiliev.'s that lie is watched
over by his friend St. Luke, as he now
avoids all spiraituail mssemb1.1ies, and is
inun edi a tely silkeced when lie aittempts~t
to niitri idiue [the subijet ofI spiritual
knolintgs by thie niischievous boys,
'Ta'ke himi cnut ! take hima c-ot.-!!o'
Pu 'rry G oon.--"What's the matter'
wi IhI you ?"' asked a genttlemian of ani
old I unteinnan, as lhe was crossing the
'I've go t tite rhieumat;z."
.l'The gentt lemaun advised himn to rub
hainel.f withi brandy unt il it penietrated
well. "'Oh, man11, 1 dosh petter as dat,
I trmkhs te~ prandy, and ten rubs mine
The Albany Kniecrbecker tells of'
a young' man who died mn that city
of disappointed ambition, as he
"wanted to wear high shirt collars;
and his mother wouldn't let him.''
Macanley, the historian, has par
tially regained his 'health, and will
he able to take his scat in the new