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8YKOPSIS OF PKECEDINO CHAPTERS.
CHAPTER I Amy Rivers, the
ward of Theodore Shelf, a hTDocrite.
is engaged ,o Hamilton Fairfax.
II ohelf proposes a piratical scheme
to Patrick Cambel. Shelf being under
the malign influence of, Mrs. Shelf.
III. IV, V and VI The scheme is to
ship gold to New Orleans, overinsur
ing it and wrecking it. Shelf and
Cambel employ Captain Owen Kettle
to commana the steamer, the fort
Rdes, and to carry ont the plan.
Cambel sails in the steamer. VII
As to the Port Edes. laden with the
boxes, leaves the dock a man on
bore declares that she is doomed.
VII The crew attemp to seize the
vessel in order to secure the gold.
IX Rut Capt. Kettle subdues the
mutiny. X and XI Cambel, who
has attached wires from bis ttite-
room, makes the electric connection
and causes an explosion. Th) ship
appears to be sinking. Kettle tends
Cmbel below with t ie ostensible
purpose of seeing what is the trcuble.
TURKS FOR TWENTY -SF.VES.
"Xow, my lad," Raid Kettle, "you've
Et to hump yourselves, or we'll have the
steamer swamping beneath us. It'll lie
touch and anyway. Mr. Cambel, you'll
have rlio ileek nil to yourwlf, after you've
done your jolt on the fnivhold, of eourae,
and you'd better jump lively after that at
once Kvery Kill of water toll now, and
It Mrike me If we've very much mere of
the Mexican pulf on board the dock will
blow up. and alie'li go down like kentledge
CuiiiIk'I ilitrted throanh the doorway.
'And now, Mr. Sulilvnn, umlerstsnd
that, nlthoiiKh I mill continue tn rate ij
Kklppcrof thin craft, for the prewtit I in
ruIiik to work ns llrcinaii and ro.il trim
mer. Von will Ixtrliief rtiKineer, and I'm
the nni tot.il of your crew, and between
na we'vo nt tn lo the work of m-ven
bfinea and nr.o mule. Are the bilge pumps
"And hoa aha atiil a good head of
"Sho l:an. Nono'a been blown off."
' Then pick up your feet nnd let 'a po to
your hardware (hup and it.irt In work "
"Walt a hit, Mr,"fuiid the dnnkeymnn.
Thern'a thins hero 1 don't understand.
Aren t the Hvo5 of u In beastly danger?
Didn't them bout go off because the
"Wt you,'" retorted Kettle, "consider
me one of those fancy sort of maniac w ho
have no vr!h lo kurvive the loss of a sliip?
I tell yon I kIioiiIiI h.ivo tevn drownctl
eight times already If t lint had lieen hit
lay. No. Mr. t'htcf. Knir right's right
enough, and I'd stand up tn Nick In I lint
and vnli? my life at leiis than rice mat.
but at other times yuu bet I'm no foul to
chuck it away."
"Hut." said tho donkevman. "what
gets me's this: If the blooming steamer
bottom shot out, what's the fun in
mewing with it? The Mexican gulf will
circulate through th:it hole lunger than
our hllgo pump will run "
"You tire me," Kild tho little man.
"Who said she'd her bottom blown out I
tell yuu this steamer was sunk n few
plates lielow her iibiiuI trim for reasons
nnd now we ore going to pull her up
again. fee here, new Mr. Chitf, take the
cinch from me and ask nomorvquotinns,
and you'll get told no lie. It'll pay you
If you do as you're hid ahuard of me,
you'll hnve sovereigns enough given you
to work through the biggot siprce that
was ever spread out In a caiort town."
The bigdonkeymnii appreciatively drew
thehnckof a hntidacrohisinuzle. "Ah,
captain, dear." lie jjid coaxingly, "I d
jut like to hear ye mention a tigurc."
"Call it two 10 notcs."
"Thcn, he Christopher. I'm yermanfor
any piece ot derilment in the calendar.
Come along, captain, dear. 'Tin a mrlo
dinus little man ye are, for all they any
Meanwhile the steamer was becoming
more and more water logged with every
plunge and roll, and I'ntrirk Cambel fear
ed that hi dangerous stratcgem for driv
ing awny the crew had been carried too
far. It seemed to him Impossible that they
could salvage her now True, she was
brought tip to the wind by the after can
vn. and her rollings were not of such
sickenlag strength, but the stern hicmed
high tn the wild night air. and the bowt
lunged deep Into every successive sea that
rolled tip from the stormy south, taking
ine green water over the forecastle head
In masses which scoured anchor and
windlass tn the linked iron
The wash found Its way below through
mat jaggeugap In the lower deck in crash
Ing waterfalls, and every moment, too,
the opened vnlve beside her keel wa
gushing In fresh gallons to her swamping
hold. Any larger sea which swept up
now might well settle over her solidly and
launch her with hursted decks onto the
sponges ami the coral growths 100 fathoms
N)ine men, in the face of such condi
tions. Would have been amazed, helpless.
physically incapablo In the presence of
that solitude to making any necessary
effort, lor It is ene thing to do a desperate
matter before the cye of an applauding
crowd and another when the devil below
I your only appreciative onhiuker. It
would have been lcyonil the taiulii!ities
el laptain Kettle. f-r in.tjixr I'amlicl,
however, waa the ore mail iu Ilia million
to whom the auventure vu as meat and
driok. If he succeeded. tli?ti the profit
wa bis. If he failed, death would lie use
ful to him, and anyway there wa the wild
excitement of the moment, which was a
meal to be enjoyed, and oca which uoth
lusj could snatch awar.
It was In this mood of mind that the
maa od whose action the very outer ait
existence ot the Port Kdea depended left
bl fellow In the chart rboni and raced
forward to where the iamd lin of the
fore hold hatch yawned to the (plashing
riue- VVMhout lantern, without so much
a a look before him, fee lowered hiaiaell
on so tn twisted battens brbnr with tin
Ueaa water retain t .on to him from abort
and muddy wavelet squirting up from
below, and then when the steamer cave a
heavy scend and tbo more olid wash from
below smoto hint heavily upon tbo thighs
be loosed his grip and dived like a stone
through tho brimming sbaftway of the
Seconds parsed, a minute, two minutes,
and still he did not reappear. Three min
utes. Then tho rounded outlines of some
thing black rolled to the surface and surg
ed r.bout limply with the swill cf the
For awhile it staid so; then, swung by
a heavier pitch of the steamer, was washed
to the bock of a stanchion, where it hung.
tue slopping water beneath ebbed stcadi
ly. Tho valve in the steamer's bottom
bad been closed.
During a wholo hour Patrick Cambel
lodged behind that iron pillar, a mere
boneless mass of tlesh and clothes, and
then the pains of lifecnme into bin again
with shivers nnd shuddering. Tho thin
gray light of the dawn was filtering down
through tho jugged opening above when
first tho trembling lids slid from liU eye
balls, but for still unuther M minutes he
wo a thing of no wit. breathing, truly.
but caring naught for all tho wurld con
Then a sucking, sobbing noise from the
depths fit the hold fur beneath broke
upon his ear, and the languid brain legan
to work. With au effort he sat up.jrtizzily
holding to the pillnr, trying to think
where he was and how ran recent history.
and by degrees the details strolled back tc
him. Before, however, lie hnd gathered
ail his senses or a working quantum ot
strength he had a visitor in the shape ol
the donkeymaii, who clattered up over the
decks with plate shod boots and crouched
at the top of the gup ulmvu on knees aud
Hnve ye l.een getting hurt now?" in
quired the newcomer.
"Aliuut iilue-tentlis drowned, I funcv,
if that counts, liul I'm about all right
"Ye don't look it," replied the donkey
man candidly. "Barring the tan ye'd bo
blue and lard color about the face this
minute. Hut I feared thero was something
gone wrong through not seeing ye on the
bridge, so I nipped into tl.e chartroom
and pocketed n w iibky bottlo that was
lying convenient iu case Pull at the
Binall end, sor."
The bottle was handed down, and Cam
bel lifted it. his teeth chntteiing against
the nozzle like castanets, but tho spirit
drove up color into bin faco nnd set the
sluggish blood once more on its appointed
Journey through his hands and trunk.
"What has occurred since I left youf"
"Well, first, sor, tho captain nnd my
self bad a littlo friendly discussion about
what s been happening and eanio to a bit
of financial agreement. But I will say
that I figured tne new terms very low when
I understood it was a thrille of a conspira
cy that ye wanted me to stand in nt. And
then, sor, we went below to the engine
room nnd turned steam into the bilge
pumps to heave this nasty tlop of water
overboard, after which, as chief, I set
about making a thrilling repair to the low
pressure engine. Ye see. when that ex
plosion took place a bit of a casting jump
ed into the crank pit and got jammed
there hard liefore they could stop her. I've
had a fair do at elbow work outtiug it out
cold, but it's clear now, and she runs as
sweetly ns she did the day she left the
shops. Hut, oh, Mr. Cambel, I wish you
could see the old man I The sight of that
little chap shoveling coals and swearing
and tumbling and burning himself Is
enough to make tho ghosts of some dead
firemen I know cbout grin and dances and
jigs In their graves."
The donkcyman was Inclined to be gar
rulous and evidently lusted for a consider
able chat, but with returning strength
Cambel' anxiety grew on him again, and
nn ciimnni out on decK keen to be once
moro in action. His knees were tottery,
and the donkeyman gave him an arm
aft. But when be hail climlied un the lad
dcr and gained t lie bridgo deck be stood
The yirl mif on the eoumf ikj of thfcockjiit.
for a minute staring, then threw up bis
bands and pitched forward onto the plank
ing as though a bullet had smitten the life
in bis braia.
The big donkeyman also was startled.
Out of the morning mists of tho south
there had enmo up a str.a.I centerboard
schooner of some I j tons, nil ovsterman
perhaps in the season and now a sponge
gatherer or a mere counter, the was com
ing down over the sens as dry as a gull,
driving along under her boom foresail and
jib. The donkeyman s eye hung on her
as he surgea past the rust streaked flank
of the steamer some SO fathoms away
not because the sight of a little white
painted schooner was new to him, not be
cause be was impressed by the danger to
the Port Kdes' enterprise in her being seen
by any one, but on account of tho tiny
vessel being handled, in what to her was
distinctly ugly weather, by so extraordi
nary a person as a young and pretty girl.
No one else was on deck, and the s;irl cat
on the coaming -of tho cockpit, tiller in
ote hand, tl'.ltr r;pe a the other, as un
concernedly as Shoush sue nott been an
ancient mariner bred and aged in fore
She was a girl. too. with looks mnch ta
the Irishman's liking, with copper red
Sair whose ends blew out from beneath
green Italian nightcap, laughing, impn-
uent features, with the. color whipped up
Into warm pinks by the wind; a figure oi
pretty curves, and tbo shapeliest little
brown Ssts in the world splayed on the
tiller nnd gripping the restraining tillet
rope. &he was pretty much up to the eyes
In her steering, but sho found time to
throw an ceilind toward tho steamer.
which Mr. iSullivnn answered with a yell
intended to show his complete admiration
and a swirl of his greasy cap. It was then
that Cambel fell, and the donkeyman
took his eyes from the schooner and picked
nliu up and onco mors applied the whisky
bottle. "More drowned than I thought
for," he muttered. "It'll be a pig's mess
for us if he goes ill."
But Patrick Cambel hod not fainted
through the effect of bis recent struggle
alono. 11 was qnite another matter which
hod dealt him the sufficing shock.
In the stcerer of that little schooner he
bad seen the sister of the woman to whom
he had once been affianced; who had dis
carded him for another mnn; who had
driven him from a scdnto English life to
bo a wanderer and a vagabond upon the
face of tho earth. His ruaniings bad be
gun and continued only because the im
age of this one woman had refused to
Icuvo his thoughts, and the half sarcastic
nickname of the great traveler hnd been
gained without any seeking on his part.
Five loug desperate year had passed
linco the blow fell upon him, ant) time
wns doing its work. Ho had begun to for
get her, to promise himself that, thispres
snt enterprise accomplished, he would
eliminate tho past and lead a newer and
different life, m:d yet thero, on tbo most
unlikely corner cf tiod's earth, her sister
passed liko n Etayo figure before his eyes,
the sister from whom sho was never
The shook came upon him as a thunder
bole from a bluo sky. Ho hud fancied her
to bo in England, Europe, Australia
anywhere but here and in his weak state
tho surprise wns too great. Again the
gush of tun waters thundered in his car,
again the light faded from bis eyes, and
this timo he liivtd iuto blank uncousciuus
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day of April. A. D IMS. in the city of Bock Isl
sod. III., aa election wLl be held for the following
One alderman in the First ward for two years.
rnv a: ti i-1 ui mi id uie -rconc wartj ror iwe years
me alderman in tne Third ward for two vi-am
One alocrroan in tbe Frnnh ward fortwoyaars.
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One Assessor for one y a-.
One Collector lor one vear.
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second Want -Precinct 1, No. 1014 Third ave
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biKwu avenue, klwkh mnm ana lentb street.
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seventh Wad Precinct 1, street cr barn
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