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THE INDIAN PRINCESS.
There was still much to be done and need
of haste in doing it, but Suleiman's first
duty was to provide for the safety of the
prizes he had taken.
"Ye shall come with us, ye lovely ones,"
;anr tadress aF hdo*ht
make you secur frObmt'he fury of man.
Far have we come to deliver you from ruth
less hands and ignoble bondage."
"And-who instructed thee in our condi
tion?" demanded the Circassian, flashing
with queenly rage. "Thy deliverance, me
thinks, will be slavery-thy care a perpetual
"Sweet rose of the garden," replied Sulei
man, "it becometh not thy beauty to be in
a tempest. Thy lord is far from hence, my
beauteous one, and his return to thy lovely
bosom is uncertain. Wherefore shouldst
thou tarry here to be abased?"
"There can be no worse abasement than
going with thee," she snapped. "Leave us
to such chances as fate may bring and get
ye gone, for ye are but portionless Bedouins
of the desert."
"Nay," answered Suleiman, more insinu
atingly than ever. "We cannot leave what
has enraptured our eyes. Make thyself old
and ugly, my charmer, and we will fly from
thy presence. But while thou puttest the
rose and lily to shame thou must blame
heaven, not us, if we refuse to go from thy
side. And now, my adorable, thereis busi
ness going on in which I must bear a hand.
Will my queen therefore deign to accom
pany us to a place of safety, where she may
be guarded from harm?"
The lady would have broken out again,
but Suleiman had no more time to waste
on words. "Conduct thy mistress, the
queen, and her fair companion, the gem of
India, whither we lead," he said, turning
sharply upon Baruk. "Is there a spot of
safety about this nether pit?"
"It is as my lord seeth," answered Baruk.
Buleiman considered for a moment, then
turned again to the ladies.
"Have the lights of Amood's eyes any
possessions they would fain carry with
them?" he inquired, with a courtly smile.
"Trinkets, jewels, costly robes? Methinks
they must have. And we will ourselves
help them to collect their riches. Ye stay
here while we search." r .
Accordingly, although the queen declared
vociferously she had no wish but to see the
last of us, the ladies were consigid to the
care of a strong guard, of which I was one,
while the rest, under the guidance of Ba
ruk, wentin search of valuables. They re
turned after a little with many sparkling
caskets full of precious gems, loads of vari
ous stuffs of richness unsurpassed-cam
el's hair cloaks elaborately inwrought with
gold, Indian silks of manifold dyes and
patterns, Khorassan brocades, bundles of
rugs and shawls and sashes enough to fur
nish 10 regiments of sheiks, and, more Im
portant than all, two more of the princi
pal ladies of the harem.
"Just one thing more ere wedepart," said
Suleiman gleefully. "There is enough of
the wine of Shiraz to float a thousand
ships, and, by the prophet's beard, we go
not without a share of it."
They went off again, presently coming
back laden till they groaned with skin bot
tles of many sizes full to the brim of wine.
Theburdens were setdown, and Suleiman
looked with Joy at the pile, and from the
pile to the ladies, and from the ladies back
at the pile.
"It is good," he remarked. "Said I not
that Amood was a mighty benefactor of
his kind? There is enough here to make
the black tents merry for a year."
But it was a hard question how to get all
this plunder away. We had won it by
force, and by force might lose it, for in such
adventures as looting castles propejty
changes hands with unreckonable quick
Suleiman stepped to the latticed window,
sent it into shivers, and looked down. We
were on the outer wall of the castle, and our
beasts could not be far of. Suleiman's
"There be ropes where riches so abound,
my gaselle," he said, turning to Bark.
"Yes, my lord."
"Take him and bring a rope, All," mid
Suletman to a man at his sida. "Two, if
thou cant find them, and make thy best
All and BaraLk were out of sight in a mo.
ment, an;aulelman went on with his in
"And thou, Ibrahim, my trusty right
hand, take with you three others, cleave
your way down to where we left our horses
and tell our fellows to bring them under
this window. The matter will be easy.
Get camels, too, if thou cmast lay hands on
them, and our fair ones would ride the
esmier in litters. I will swing a lampin the
window as a signalm to thee, and fmoget not,
good Ibrahilm, to make haste."
'"I will not forgtet," said Ibrahim, ohoos
ing his companions.
In a few minutes All and Baruk were
baok with two stout rope, which were
made fast to two speerheads driven into
"We will slip down these quicker than
the angela came down Jaoob's ladder," re.
malrked Suleinan, throwing the loose ends
out a~ the window. "Now, my good Ibr
him, do not tarry."
Ibrmahim did not tarry. lEven sooner, I
think, than was expected by our impatient
leader, there was a sound of grunting and
snorting and lowroices in the darknems uno
Gerneath that made him smila
"Art thou there, Ibrahtmt" called Sulei
"I am here," answered Ibrahim in the
"And four camels, by the memory of the
great Saad. [A notorious Arab freebooter.]
How didst thou find them, my gay one?"
"By taking their keepers unawares and
sending them swiftly to the prophet's bos
om,"J1lBh1, I thi thee in fiery bi'n.it if
for thy good deeds, Ibrahim," chuck i
Chattels and ladies were lowered, the lat
ter not without difficulty, for three were
timid and the fourth rebellious, but Sulei
man, who was experienced and expeditious
in such matters, had soon the whole four,
as he expressed it, in Ibrahim's bosom be
low. Then slipping down ourselves and
hurriedly forming a circle about our spoils
we thrust and cut a way to the compara
tive quiet of an orchard, where the goods
were loaded and the ladies provided with
litters. This care was taken that they might
depreciate as little as possible in value.
We had not finished when dense volumes
of smoke were seen ascending from the
"What the Bedouin leaves the flames
will have," remarked one of the men a
minute later as a great blaze lit up the
"Idiotsl" growled Sulemman, who in
tended to go back for more plunder, and in
the next breath, "Mother of the prophet,
listen to the roaring and the rushing! Our
kindred will be about us like clouds of
hornets. It is time to be away."
If we wished to hold our own, it was
time. So, mounting in the light of the
burning pile, we made off with all speed.
It was not easy to escape from that
whirlpool of destruction and keep our
plunder intact. At the start we had to
fight our way step by step, and at times
the handling was so rough and the odds so
heavy that it seemed we must lose all we
had captured. But we kept well together,
and partly by strategy, partly by a free and
active use of steel, we got out at last with
no more serious mishap than the loss of a
little blood. To that we were by this time
accustomed, and it did not hurt our spirits,
though one man, evidently a recent addition
to the band, made much adoabout a couple
of broken ribs till he was laughed and bul
lied out of his complaints.
We made mragbt,far tbe delst s oaur
safest rare^ Usewr. d..l. -
sun was well up and we were once more
alone. Then we halted to refresh ourselves
with some of the good things provided by
Amood Sinn. But before there was either
eating or drinking Suleiman drew up the
band and made a little speech.
"We have with us four princesses as
beautiful as the morning and as soft as the
dove," he said, making a salaam toward
the litters. "We value the gifts of heaven,
and my purpose in speaking is to let it be
known that, by my life, the man who layeth
a profane finger on these fair ones shall die
the death of a dqg. Yet is there much to
comfort us. We ball feast, my merry ones.
Yea, eat and drink in honor of our victories.
There is a sweet savor already in my now
trils. Here are rivers of the wine of Shiraz,
and bread baked in the ovens of Amood.
Heaven protect him in his adversity!"
The company applauded and fell merrily
to eating and drinking; the men squatted
on the ground beside their horses, the wom
en chastely withdrawn in their litters and
attended by the obsequious Baruk.
The meal was not over when Suleiman
and Ibrahim were discussing our next
movement. Much was said in a low voice
about pilgrims and caravans and the pecu
niary value of ladies such as we happened
to possess, and, though I did not hear all,
yet by putting two and two together I ui
derstood that more robberies were in the
wind. In short, the pious of the Moslem
world were then making the annual pil
grimage, and we were bent on relieving
them of some of their superfluous wealth.
The caravan on which we were anxious
to bestow our attentions was the one that,
starting from Yumen, proceeds by the
mountain course to Talf. As we knew al
most to a day the date at which it would
appear, we could post ourselvaesatlsfactorl
ly and await its coming with composura
The plae of reoeption was in the heart of
the mountains in adeep and ugly de4 1
where two camels couldsarcely walk
abrest and caravan could be harried with
Ipunity. We rode hard, gained our posi
tion in good time, hid like foxes among the
roeeksand prayed that the hadjis would not
tarry. While waiting their arrival I had
an experience that would be worth a for
tune to a story teller.
The sun had set, and thenight had closed
in rather dartk. I had been attending to
mpy mare and was returning to my com
panions, when Barunk, sidling up with an
s-r of profound mystery, whispered that
the Indian princess wished to have speech
"But beware how thou goest," he said.
"A score of lances would be sheathed in
thy body if thou wert caught talking to
her in secret."
"What does she want with me, Baruk?"
I will dt thee. Follow me," he an
swered, gliding into the darknees.
The danger and the mystery were of
conrse an irresistible incentive, and I turn
ed afterhim lnstantly. We foundthe In
dlan arouching behind abi stone, having,
by some pretense ma to get away
fromthe other woma. alutlng her qn
etly, I told her I was at her service, but i
stead of answering me she turned to aruk.
"Good, goeBarak," she said in the
sweetest of fcesand in broken Arable.,
"Gracious Bauk, go back to the litters.
e lAt razionata.he uhikt Itia aisnn
Sto h wt pebople. IsM a ift, saya 1
rite, m ~ r.e not, I will return to
Baruk a dubIs, but he
"Thou i sanger in this land," she
said to me uickly when we were alone.
"In India wslthy people, but this is not
India. Thy , made my heart leap in
the palace. ne of the robbers? What
do people c em? Bedouins-yea, that
is it. Art ode them?"
A man mitt ot trust himself unreserv
edly to the minx he meets, so I an:;
swered warl. But her eager intelligence,
found all shal ted in my reply.
"See, I tie hand and kiss it-so,"
seizing my d putting it to her lips.
"It is esi religion. But I have
been tang hal I have been taught.
I am a f the holy prophet, but
there is moe e road to heaven. [d
that not good " "
I had to a was fairly good truth
and excellent tian doctrine.
"Yes, yes, I ," she went on quickly,
and her.vol thrilling with sup
m have' been taught
th g knife would cut off thy cad if
discovered us. But thy people are brave.
Art afraid?" she asked, coming so close I
could hear the quick beating of her heart.
There was a rustle behind and she turned,
holding her breath.
"It is only Baruk," she said, much re
lieved. "Good Baruk, just a little space
longer. Tell them if they ask thee that I
am safe. Thou comest from far across the
sea-people call it England," she contin
ned, turning back to me..
More and more puzzled, I admitted she
"I knew," she said, with an eagerness in
which pleasure and pain were mingled.
"Thy face proclaimeth thy country. I
know thy people. Yea, one is--but never
mind, that is too fast, Jlstenl Art thou
going to remain with the robbers, the Bed
Baruk came creeping back again, declar
ing she would be missed and he slain.
"Thou shalt go straight to paradise, Ba
ruk," she replied soothingly. :'Just one
little space more," and he went away again.
"Nowg~ttlou going to stay?"
"Not if I can help it," I blurted, almost
without knowing what I said.
"That is good," she said with a little
rocking motion of delight. "There is not
time to tell everything now. If thou goest
take me with thee. Let them not keep me
to do their will. Pollution-that is it. Thou
wilt save me, and I will love thee forever.
Listen. I was performing the pilgrimage,
they captured the caravan and slew my
father. There was one-but there is no
time to tell it. It was Amood Sinn that
was wicked, and now I know he has been
punished because his palace is in ashes. A
battle perchance. Wert thou in itt"
I answered in the affirmative, getting
ever deepetinvolved in the mysteries sur
rounding this strange woman.
"And didst thou see one there like thy'
selft Huei, hushi"
his life fo us ano lo
"Good Barnk, thou rw u
my com nion. "One turn moate-onealit
tle turn. hat is it. The night is cooL Thy
mind will ti at ease."
"Thou qit have me speared like a goat,"
he demuintd. Nevertheless he left us once
"There another caravan coming," putr
sued my c4npanion breathlessly. "Iheard
it from Buk. Letus join it. TrustBas
ruk for hilove of gold. I will trust thee
in honor f thy people." And she wad
lost in thjarkness like a shadow.
I retur to my place and presently got
a word Baruk.
"What this strange thing that the In
dian prin sayeth?" I asked, putting my
mouth cloto his ear, for there was need
of dead .
"N~ay not a magician," he an.
swered, the oily evasiveness of the
oriental 0 is chary about committing.
"Let as no pretense of ignorance,"
I said, f ng anger. "What do they
"My to frighteneth me."
The vo of Suleiman was heard calling
for some eand in the same instant thd~
Bres le up, shedding a fitfual, lurid
lighton t ecenae. If we were aught con
suiting, lives would not be worth 14
"Look ee, Baruk," I said. "I am thy
friend. isthestateof afairsm Tell
"May I ever be in snucha positionagain,"
groaned "Hark you, we deal with
treach orel lances. What is oun
blood? thing What is the spoil and
the pri these womer? Everythiag.
Yet we of that which, were it known,
would eat dead men on the spot."
My twre eeactly like hs, bnt a
asked my aid, and I could not
gba ri I asid, with
a not entirely genilnra
l"We .anot tbe tmmrars. Now, look
you, I stranger. Thinkest thon I
came ttob)r We help oarelve., good
Barak, the Indiaa rineasn"
"She 'rice; sih;e can reconm
~pease Banik. "Yet perobanes
when she would forget s."
"And remalnesthere, artnotthou
abondsi.a forever? Nay,whoistohinder
these fellwrs from taking thee out into the
desert and stripping thee naked and leav*
lug thee, so that when the wolves were done
with thy bones they would be the sport of
"The is much in what thou asyest."
Sulelman was calling again and more im'
patiently than befbra
'"I will speak with theeagain,"whispeed
Baruk hurriedly. "It is not sas now."
Sant*ihg earelesy bacek to the fires,
which e aand low now, I threw
topmtuae ton all I
We yine.y There was an
hldesda supeabundance, of
io- bwied like water in the rainy
seaon Odw the cofee amd tobacoowere the
best on Ath,
Sulelan, rising reetly, went to see
that the ladige we ing properly attend
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looking up at the brightness of Orion, and
said nothing. But in my heart was the g
quivering exultatfoii bf the schemer who
has important business on hand and knows
that failure is death.
My next move was to enlighten Tabal. It
was done in a few words, for now that the
heavens were bright the chance of private
talk was small. But Tabal quickly under.
stood all and fervently swore a vow oft
fealty. To Tabal's mind there was but ott
serious difficulty in our project of escape. i
"We go with the caravan to Mecca," he
"Assuredly; it will do us all good."
"But thou art not of our religion. Think
what that meaneth."
"I am a better Mohammedan than thy
self, good Tabal. There will not be in the
great mosque a more devout hadji than
him whom thou callest Christian. Are we
not brothers? Did not thy father put the
light of the Koran into my soul? Dost
thou think I am careless about getting to
heaven? Tabal, I will do the plgrimage as
a follower of the prophet."
Tabal was convinced, and we parted to
ignore each other very studiqgsly for the
jest 4f the night.
i ear the dawn,* whena~ thw dit s
to me. Ae us2 go m
was ready for the most desperate exploit.
"We will put on the green turban [the
badge or sign of such as have performed
the pilgrimage to Mecca] together, Baruk,"
I said joyfully, after listening to his prom
ise of help. "Now, tell me the name of
"They call her Ranee."
"A pretty name," I remarked. "Let us
make her happy." Therefore as briefly
and minutely as was possible with words I
gave himself instructions both for Ranee
and for himself. Fortunately the simplic
ity of the plan of attack enabled us to
make our arrangements with confidence
and tolerable accuracy.
With the first blink of light we wore on
the lookout for the caravan, but the day
had worn well into the afternoon before
our scouts brought word it was at the
mouth of the defile. At the intelligence
that it was coming we settled down in our
hiding place as still asdead men, the horses
being kept some distance behind lest they
should neigh and betray us. Tabal and I
had many unsuspected thoughts, but as it
would be unwise to express them and it
was impossible to communicate with
either Ranee or Baruk we could only wait
in silent eagerness and faith.
The pilgrims sent forward a party of half
a dozen horsemen, and we were ordered
further back. Suleiman himself, with one
companion to act as messenger, remained
to observe, their place of vantage being
the hollow top of a great rock which pro
jected, causing a curve in the path below.
Lying there fiat they had an almost unin
terrupted view of the pass, and by deft
clambering the messenger could reach our
ambush without fearef detection.
To keep us keen and in touch with what
was going on Suleiman sent frequently to
tell us of the movemints of the horsemen.
We learned that, pasng right beneath his
laeethe to the headofthe
and discovertig nothing returned
light heartedly to report the way clear.
Then the caravan, wishing no doubt to get
to open ground again as speedily as might
be, swung its huge length into the defile
and came trailing on like an endless ser
pent. Suleiman, watching it closely, sent
back word to look to our horses and arms,
as the prospect was glorious beyond his ex
A little later the order for action made
the blood tingle in our veins. Half of us
were to go to the foot of the gorge and half
to the head so that the pilgrimage might
be harassed simultaneously in front and
rear, and so the readier induced to reline
quish a part of their abounding riches,
The response was as prompt as might bd
expected of men whose notion of heaven id
eternal plundering. Almost before the
words of command were out of the mes
senger's mouth we were clattering of at a
breakneck pace into sunless chasms and
by beetling archways and up and down
dizy steeps that only robberswith no sould
to save would have faced. Tabal and I
were of those who went to the foot, and
fervently we prayed the pilgrims might
haveagood courage and flrearms for dis
In the course of a rack~lg ride we came
often into violent contact, and in one o
the collisions, while pretending vehement
Sanger at the rough usage, I munaged toget
a word in Tabal's ear.
"Whatever happens, let us stick to each
other," I said in a quick aside, "Oaur ig
nal for the dash is when we see Baruk and
Ranes descending among the rooka"
"Never leech clung as I will cling to
thee," answered TabaL. And then hebegulan
to abuse his hoeN fo, the asn of a mule
that couldn't keep his feet in a plain road.
And the Bedoudts, beig osely ocupied,
esw or suspectednothling.
ae**Maeh the bottom too moon, we had
waitbaeind abIlff. The till of theath'
vanatl wriggled outsde the month a, ttk
and t would be folly to attack till i
ad ,sasppear afte the body. Whild
watting, our captaein, gave his in
staruitlonus briely and pointedly. We wus
to rush the camelmen, throw them into
utter confauion, mse as many laden aL'
mals s we could lay haunds on,d mad
off wlththemtothe rearm as es as steel
could urge them. Such as were feewould
protect the others, but as many sas could
were to pounoe on some piece of property.
In short, our business was more topillage
than to agbt, sad, if the pilgrims were not
unmreasonable, not a man of them need lose
With bestng hearts~ and a buming Im
atees we kept still till the tall should
e wriglled itsul into the mountain
cloet. As it to try our self control, our
watehers were cons·tatly reportIg tha
the cruclal mom t hadu'come, and then ma
mediately contradIcting themselves to re
adirm thebir Br intelligusce the next min
ate. This went n until we-were in afeve
and ready to rush from oar coneasmenut at
allhasards. Asdfor Talbl and me,ai yad
have ever laid In wait with the mmre
ehanee between life and death rd arant
ti desire to try it, you will unde tand
our feeingl. Beg apsrt, we could not sd
much as exbange a Whisper, sad all wd
.ad to !tr!ai s and meourmse as were thd
rades. Once a horse of keen scent neighed,
and Ibrahim nearly felled the brute, think
ing we wen betrayed, but the tall continw
ied to wriggle slowly on, and we breathed
again. Then word came that the last man
was within the pass. The next moment
we were in the open and galloping furiously
to the attack.
, TO BE CONTINUED NEXT WEEK.
Aggregation of Disasters.
For months there have been in
progress strikes of the coal min
ers in all the coal producing re
gions of the Union. In many of
the coal States there have been
ipuch violence, disorder and de
truction of property, and in
lorado, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio,
ennsylvania, Maryland and
labama there has been such
ots violence that the militia
doeo'be called 'odlt~slupre - .
Attention has been called to
the remarkable fact 'that these
coal strikes, so widelpread and
marked by tubulence and violent
troubles, have occurred in the
midst of a general financial and
industrial depression, when a
million of people are out of em
ploymemt and have, to a large
extent, been living on and when
there seemed to be no good rea
son for any act that would so
much increase the general dis
It is difficult to understand the
special cause for such a move
ment, and it has been suggested
that the coal strikes are part of
a concerted plan still further to
distress the people and depress
the industries of the country.
Just why such a movement
should be desired by any parties
is not easy to understand; but it
is certain that the cutting off of
the coal supply would shut up
nearly every industrial concern
in the country, and stop every
train on American rails and
every steamer in American
waters That such was the ap
parent intention in some parts of
the country is shown in the fact
detained every train carrying
coal which was in their reach,
while everywhere the effort has
been to cut off the coal supply as
much as possible..
Altogether it looks as if there
were a concerted measure to cre
ate as complete a state of popular
distress and disorder as possible,
as a preparation for a general
social and political revolution.
Is there any such design? and, if
so, who is moving and controll
ing it? Are existing conditions
a mere aggregation of aeeidental
circumstances, or are they parts
of a plant At present there is
no definite reply. Suggestions
which are at hand do not satisfy
the demand for information.
Caund ango feor Caueer,
There is an odd plant which
grows in Ecuador, and which is
known to be very poisononus,
called by the natives "candu.
rango." It is said to have re
cently been foundto be aspecifo
for cancer. It appears that a
native of the country had been
suffering for a long time with
cancer, and the doctors whom be
was able to consult told hime that
his case was hopeless. Wearied
of the constant pain, and seeing
no prospect before him but su
ering~ and death, he determined
to die, and asked his wife to put
him out of his misery, She con
sented, and made a deooction of
cundurango for him to drilk, ex.
pecting it to produce death In a
short time. To the surprise of
them both he felt very mauoh
better after taking the dose, anad
soon took another. In a shbort
time he was completely caured.
The dootors soon hear4 of the
wonderful case, and began to
experiment with the plant on
other cancerous patients, and
with uniform success. Theyr
port marvelous curesa Itis said
that the United States ministerb
to Ecuador has just set a num.
ber of spectmens of the plantto
the state department at Wash.