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In Which ich the T Tourist ou ist Learns of the EvilsResulting Evils EvilsResulting EvilsResulting
Resulting From Feeding F eeding Sailors S lors Real FoodCCpyrlght Food
CCpyrlght 19OG 5 by Charles Drjdea
NE ardent day In June at th the theuhfonable theI
ONE I I 1 fashionable hour of high noon noonthe noonthe noonthe
the Luly Alice slipped her moorings moor moorings moorIngs ¬
ings at Mission Pier and started startedfor startedtor startedfor
for tor Samboa As a last prelim prelimnary pre1lmlnary preilminary
nary to stetting the billows over a 4100 4fWmile 4100mile 4100mile
mile course a wagonload of able seamen seamenIn seamenIn seamenIn
In various stases of collapse ool1 pse backed b cked to tothe tothe tothe
the rail The sight of his crew acted as a atonic atonic atonic
tonic on th the jaded Capt Jute JuteGet Tuteat JuteGet
Get at > those dogs on board lively now nowhe nowI nowhe
he roared scowling at the dopey mar marerS mari marAll
i = erS
All right sir responded Mr Barnacle Barnaclechief Barnaclechief Barnaclechief
chief mate Well eI tend to em emAssisted emAssisted emAssisted
Assisted by the crimps in charge of the thewagon thewagon thewagon
wagon the mates hustled the six seamen seamena
a full crew for the bark over the side and andchucked andchucked i ichucked
chucked their dunnage after them Two Twoof Twoo Twoof
of o the men unconscious unconscl us from the effect of ofdrink ofdrink ofdrink
drink and drugs were shoved like pack packages pttckages packages ¬
ages of freight through an opening in the thelumber tbelumber thelumber
lumber cargo that led ledeinto nto the forward forwardhouse forwardhouse forwardhouse
house The other four nautical ruins In Inpatched Inpatched n npatched
patched overalls stood peering heavily at atthe atthe atthe
the superb ensemble of the Luly Alice AliceAH AliceAll AliceAll
All aboard sir shouted the mate mateCast mateCast
r Cast off and hand in the fenders fendersordered fendersordered fendersordered
ordered Jute The tide serves and well welllos welllosp welllose
los lose < our chance pretty prett soon soonBiting soonBIUng soonI
Biting into a plug of wholesome whole ome tobacco tobaccothat tobftccothat tobaccothat
that stuck out of the upper lefthand lefthandpocket leftMndpocket lefthandpocket
pocket of his coat by simply hunching the thegarment thegarment thegarment
garment a few inches the captain fell to topacing topacing topacing
pacing the deck after the manner of sea seat sea seagolnp sc scgalnf
t going skippers sklp n The mates repeated rupe tcd his hisorders hi hiorders hisorders
orders and proceeded to kick new newthoughts newthonghts newthoughts
thoughts and ambitions into the somno somnolent somnolent somnolent ¬
lent seamen Ready loungers on the hewharf thewharf thewharf
wharf oast off the lines lines which the crew crewhauled crewI1auled crewf
f hauled aboard the the tug shrieked a warn warning warnfng warntug ¬
tug note and coughed into the stream streamwith streamWith streamr
with the bark alongside When n clear cle r of ofL or orvharves ofwharves
r L wharves and shipping the towboat forged forgedahead forgeda forgedahead
ahead a ad and went wheezing down the bay baythe baythe baythe
the Luly Alice trailing astern at th the end endof endof endof
of a wire cable cableThe caNeThe cableThe
The commotion on deck stirred Mr MrBloke MrBloke MrBloke
Bloke tourist from the slums of re remorse 10 10morl romorse ¬
morse and he emerged from the onion onionscented onloRsct onionscented
scented sct > rtcd boudoir they called his stateroom stateroomHe stAteroomHe stateroomHe
He desired to be present at the first in instalment Instalmont Instalment ¬
stalment of C hie moneys worth As A the thedazzling thedazlin thedazzling
dazlin dazzling white helmet and wan face of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the tourist poked into the cockpit an anaged anageci anaged
aged and battered wreck vr k who Mho clung to tothe tothe tothe
the wheel in the belief that he he was staer staerf steerIng
f ing dropped the spokes and sank to his hisknees hisknees hisknees
knees kneesIs kneeshIs kneesIs
hIs Is this a private yet t or has the t e jumps jumpstook jumpstook Jumpstook
took held of me again Y he gasped gaspedDid l1titPedDJd gaupedDid
Did Did you speak sp k sir sirNotJien sirr sirrNotnen sirNotfen
NotJien ler1oen eriot t1oM s 1bu Y 1tu u come cone on OIis me sttdS mta mtadent 6A 6Adent
S dent like No harm done doneStill doneStIlI doneStill
Still ashy from the t e shook the man raan at atthe atthe atthe
the wheel crawled c wled to his b feet and hung hungswaying k hungswaying ng ngswaying
swaying while Mr Ir Bloke mounted the theladder theladder theladder
ladder and a joined the captain on the thepoop thepoop thelip
poop poopOne
One of your sailors appears ap rs to be quite quiteill quiteilL
ill ilL
Which one oneTBack oneG oneBack
G Back there th re said Mr Bloke BlokeA BlokeA BlokeA
A lowgrade smile relaxed the ferocity ferocitycf tT
of the skippers sldppersvis visageThe visage visageThe ge geTh
The Th doctors are busy forward but buttheyll buttheyU bu butheyll t
theyll attend attl1dto to him by and by if It he hedoesnt hed hedoesnt
doesnt d Jesnt < get well pretty soon Strong Mod medicine ModI modIeine ¬
I icine Ine is IswhattJ whattjfe whatt e sailor needs afloat Thvictuals Th Thvictuals Tbe TbeIIctuals e
victuals and drink they eyget get ashore makes
them chesty until we knock that foolish tooliahnees foolishness fooUshnees ¬
nees out of the yellow ellow dogs at sea Youve Youvenever YOUveneer Youvenever
never seen it done I reckonFor reckon reckonFor r ckon ckonFor
For an instant green lights flashed be before before before ¬
fore the timid eyes of Willie Bloke Bloke and andhe andhe andhe
he felt his small frame shriveled within withinthe withinthe withinthe
the nearduck suit suitNo suitNo suitNo
No h he said weakly Ive never nevers neverHeft neverseen
s Heft en gout treated on land or so soJust SOL SOLTust seaJust
Just you wait then and watch us enslam usstem tillslalR
stem things Jute went on I can canu see seeurgent se seurgent
urgent u ent cases waiting fore and aft aft Theresnever Theres Theresnever There Therenever
never A voyage that I dont handle some somepoor solliepoor somepoor
poor seaman for dyspepsia and nervous nervousindigestion nervousIldJgestion nervousipdigestion
indigestion Got to do it It Last trip my mycrew mycr mycrew
crew cr w actually demanded butterDid butter butterDid butterDid
Did they get it 7 Willie asked with withsome Vitia Vitiasome yithsome
some misgiving As yet they the had served servedno servedno servedno
no meal on board the Luly Alice AlleaSure AliceSure AliceSure
Sure they got go butter I had to sire up upto upto upto
to stop a mutiny muUn And what do you CMt son sonpose sup suppose suppose
pose the ungrateful heathens did with withit wltbIt withIt
it ItGreased
Greased their boots Mr Bloke Dwkemerely was wasmerely wasmerely
merely handing out a guess being un unused unused unused ¬
used to the ways of the sea seaNo SMNo seaNo
No by heavens hoa ens they actually aetuaUyTute aetuaUyTutepaused actualyJutepaused J te tepaused
paused to weigh his words like butter at atro
40 cents per pound poundttthey they ate ItJappod ItJappodup It htppod htppodup
up good butter like so much cheap ohe p gravy gravyand gravyand gravyand
and wanted more Two members of thatgang that thatgang tJuLtgang
gang are still In the hospital I dont dontknow dontimo dontitnow
imo know what these muckers want ant but Ican I Ican Iean
can can guess ess what theyll get Just wait untilthe until untilthe WaUl I Ithe
the tugs let go we dont want any an talescarried tales talescarried Je Jecarried
carried back backOvercome backOVlOOme backOvercome
Overcome by the unnatural un A Ural conduct eo of ofsailors ottlOrs ofsellers
sailors tlOrs in the treatment of butttr 1Ntt con confided COD CODflded toeflded ¬
flded to their care the captain wont be below be below below ¬
low and 00 pulled a cork corkHa corkHe corkHe
He is a nice old man manno mannot not WHite WHitewhispered WHilewhispered Williewhispered
whispered to himselfMeanwhile himself himselfMeanwhile hlmse1CMeanwhile
Meanwhile with the help h lp of the euleer euleerthe omeers omeersthe et1Iemathe
the four men At for duty made made sail 811enough saltenough sailenough
enough to carry the bark rk A mile mil beyond beyondthe belMdthe beyondthe
the Golden Gate the tug cut cutloosc loose and re returned re returned returned ¬
turned leaving the Luly Lul Alice to plunge plungeand plu plungeand Je Jeand
and wallow through a fleet of Incoming Incomingcrab tncommgcrab Incomin Incomincrab g
crab fishers llk like a drunken swan in a aflock afiock aSock
flock of mud hens Remembering that thatdeparting tbatdeparting thatdeparting
departing globe trotters always conjure conjureup eoAjureup conjureup
up a maudlin frame of mind for a farewell fare farewell tareW6Il ¬
well peep at things terrestrial Mr Bloketurned Bloke Bloketurned Bloketurned
turned and gazed at the fogswept height heightof hei1ttaof heightsof
of San Francisco The reddishbrown reddishbrownstreets reddishbrownstreets reddishbrownstreets
streets crossed cro in squares with reddish reddishbrown redd1sbbrown reddtshbrown
brown houses packed between showed showedplainly sboweclplainly showedplainly
plainly beneath the banks of e mistLooks mist mistLooks mtatLoeks
Looks from here like a pen of choco chocolate chocolate chocolate ¬
late caramels mused Mr Bloke who whoseldom whoseldom whoseldom
seldom lingered In moods sentimental sentimentalThe sentfmentatThe sentimentalThe
The apparently hopeless job of digging diggingorder dlggf dlggforder diggingorder ng
order out of the tangled UU gled bundhof gear gearn gearnd6ek gearadeck oh j
deck and andtlttlng setting thYsfcilgr tb thbils sailS interested in intereatedlh intereatedlhhonorary trefJ tb tbh he > I Ihonorary
honorary h member of the Seven Bells Cluband Club Cluband Cluband
and filled his soul ut with fear r Williethought Willie Williethought WIlliethought
thought the veseel must be In great dan danger dnger danger ¬
ger because e of the helpless helpless state of th thcrew the thecrew thecreW e
crew though the sanguine swearing swearingthe of ofthe orthe
the officers reassured him a little Two Twoof Twoof Tn Tnof a
of the seamen as already alrend stated ha hataken hud hudtaken badtaken d
taken the count on genial drags rvgs ashore ashoreand horeAM ashoreand
and were ssa snoring sn ing loudly In their cheerful cheerfulbunks cheerfulbunks cheerfulbunks
bunks below The smafler at the wheel wheelloft wheel wheellett wheelleft
loft but three active men on duty dutyOne dutyOne
One of them a withered mariner marinersixty of ofsixty oCsixty
sixty helped the mates on deck and Qe Qeremaining tberQrnalnlng
remaining two went aloft to shake ou outits put putthe oatute t
the light sail sag no High up in the weather weathermain w wen wenmain auHr auHrma tlNt
main ma topgallant rigging riggJ lg a a large lumpy luaaPTnte4
jointed nte4 Swede in tho throes of a It waning svthnfa svthnfajag rg g
jag was W struggling to reach and loose the
royal Half Hat way y to the yard the barkgave bark barkgave barkve
gave ve a roll to leeward and a plunge for forward forward forward
ward at the same me moment Tho Swede Swedehad Swedebad Swedebad
bad paused in the labored climb and was wasprowling wasproWUng wanprowling
prowling in the pocket of his overalls overallswith ooml1swIth overallswith
with Ute left hand presumably to locate locatethe locatethe locatethe
the price of anotber drink drinkYielding drinkYlti4fftt drinkYielding
Yielding to the lurch the lumpy lumpyjointed lumpyjointedseaman lumpyJointedseaman jointed jointedseaman
seaman slid Ud forward rolled on and then thenunderneath then thenunderneath thenunderR8Ith
underneath the shrouds and hung sway swaying ilWII ilWIIIDg swayfag ¬
fag like a quarter qut of beef seventy feat featabove 1eotabove fee feeabove t
above deck by b the careless grip of ono onasinewy onoy onesinewy
sinewy y fist A truly horrifying spectacle spectaclehe
he made at that height his chin sunk inhis in inhis Inhis
his bosom the the feet bumping together like likea likeft e
a couple of hams b ms and the left hand still stillgroping sungroping stillgroping
groping in the bankrupt pocket pocketHelp pocketBelp pocketHelp
Help him somebody hell be killed killedshrieked kf killedshrieked led led8hrteked
shrieked Mr BlokeThe Bloke BlokeThe Blokerbe
rbe The chief mate paused ecl long enough enoughstraighten to tostraighten totraJ5hten
straighten straighten his neck and peer aloft aloftWhen aloftYheR aloftWhen
When hes dead you stand by for t twrite to towrite towrite o
write his eppyttff eppyt nif salt Bill Thats TbataaU Thatsnit Thatsall
all you need to worry about aboutSlowly aboutSlowly aboutSlowly
Slowly awakening awakeninG to the fact that thare tharewas tbsrewu ther therwas e
was no bar in front of him the Swede Swedeplaced Swedeplaced Swedeplaced
placed his b other hand in commissioncrawled commission commissioncrawled comml slon sloncrawlec1
crawled back Into the rigging and pushed pushedhis pushedhll pushedhis
his thirst up to the royal yard rd White n h hcast lie liecast hecut e
cast off the gaskets Mr Barnacle took tookthe tooktH too toothe k
the halyard from its pin ready for the thehoist tlHIhoist thehoist
hoist when the mariner m n + aifner had descended descendedTumble desce descendedTumble fled fledrumble
Tumble aft here and hoist away awaysnouted awayshouted W8 W8Oute4
shouted the mate as a the Swede dropped droppedout dropptdout drop dropout
out of the rigging riggingAy tiSgiRgAy riggingAy
Ay bay fail te aft Oder falters Ay tan tanAy tank tankAy tank tankY k
Ay Y go below for spell spellDrank spellDMIhJt spellDrronk
Drank and glad of it It I reckon reckon sneer sneered snlred sneorad ¬
ed Bill Do Do you yft refuse dooty on the Mgh Mghseas hig higsonar h
seas sonar 1
seasNo 1No
No No No Ay y full mfc Oder falters Yust I Ihis let lethim lithIM t
him room coomoop oop Ay so below balowBy belowBy w wBy
By this time the befuddled one HIe w1 w1held wno wnoheld 110 110heJd s
held that equal rights hw should Id be accorded accordedall accordedall accordedall
all seamen in their caps had climbed climbedover eUmMdover Clam Clamover
over the boat skid and stood arguing arguingside be beside be beside ¬
side tbe mate Placing the halyard in the thehands tAehucIs thehands
hands of the deepsea deep socialist JIOdJt t Mr Bar Barnacle BarDAeJe ¬
nark one once more commanded Urn to toAT haulAy haul haulAy
Ay bay full InkBul Me MeBiff lakBitt
Biff A bunch of caNowed knuckles knucklesbottled kaHC kaHCbottled kaucbottled klea
bottled bottled the argument ul lIIeIIt mad sent seat tiny jets oC oCred olIe 01 01red
red spurting from the face of octheSt ottbe the Swede SwedIt e eIt e j jIt
It was an open blueeyed face face honeetevery honest n llt In Inevery IneftrY n
every line aDd among men of reason reasonwould r rwould ewould
would act as a nonconductor eodetor to the flsti flstibat Shlbut Ax Axbut
but men Jn authority at sea do net netson 1MJtBOIl notOaedng
son sonOffering BOIlO Offering O ertD no resistance r beyond clinging clingingto clinginto S
to the rope to prevent pttveJlt a knockdown the theSwede UeS th thSwede Se e
Swede S turned his battered title page fa faappeal InapPeal ft t
appeal to the captain who 110 had return returned returnedto turJI turJIto I Ito
to the poop poop3vetther Neither etib < hope hopesnor < nor aympethgleamed sympathy sympathySteamed pathr pathrPeamed
Steamed from tat high IUgttJIac place To t tjaundiced the theJaundiced thejaun4if H
Jaundiced ed eye 8 tf < f Jute the Swede looked lookedUke IookeJake look looklike <
Jake a butter butt etUer etk er so the second mate matefelt matef it itfelt to
felt f t impelled Im el cl to butt Into to the carnage carnageTossing camageTouI
TouI Tossing a loop of line over the head o othe of ofthe orthe f
the sailor from behind he threw Ole in a aback abaek aIle
back somersault across the boat skid sJdd He Helanded aelaaded
landed on his hand and knees kDeea in which whichposition wldehpositiOn whichpoeltfon
position he remained passive while whilesecond Ute thosecond UtecoM
second mate fctekM his teeth loosecommon loose a acommon acommon
common measure of dtsclpitne exercised exercisedon exa exaon reined
on shipboard shipboardWhen hJpboutIWhen
When his feet gave y oat the humane oflt ofltcer oQ oQcec
cer picked up a sla a el f beard bHfctwiWaIM6nl bHfctwiWaIM6nlto with intent intentto t
to scalp Ole but the chief mat mete shoved 1IbeIeclt ttb0 shovedms + ed
ms ilo assistant t away dragged sed the aaflor nailerfile to tothe
the ute raw rail and once more requested him to
hauL With rttb his square head beaten beat al almost ¬
most III round the simple mariner dovatapad dovele pod
f i iI r J
I last Trip firi My Grew Cre Actually Actaall Denuded Delr tired Butter 3 er J
T <
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wit enough to do as he was told and hebuckled he hebuckled hebuckled
buckled down to work satisfied that hehad he hehad hehad
had got what was WA coming to him The Themind Themind Themind
mind of the sailor assays a low grade of efcommon ofcommon ofcommon
common sense Ninety per cent of them themafter themalter themafter
after jumping off the Washington Wa hlnCtOn Monu Monument Monument Menument ¬
ment would turn to the right ° Instead of oftho oftho ofthe
tho left leftNow leftNow I INow
Now you see H9 what fried eggs and pie piewill piewtu piewill
will do for sailors 11ors said the captain captainMade captainIade captainMade
Made Iade III by the meeue me of carnage cam and co coercion eoerclon coercion ¬
ercion he had wltnased witnessed Mr Bloke slid nildInto slidinto IIdInto
into the cabin He war quite dizzy The Thedamp Thedamp Thedamp
damp sea eeaalr air had loosened the starch in inhis Inhis Inhis
his nearduck suit and Dd provoked the glut gluethat glutthat Slll Slllthat
that held the new cork eorc helmet togetherWillie together togetherWillie togetherWillie
Willie was trying to decide whether theodor the theoder theodor
odor favored a wet dog d or a moist mss messenger mosonger mss9ongor ¬
senger boy when Capt Jutes mustache mustachefollowed JDtachofollowed mustachefollowed
followed by 7 that eminent reformer float floated floated t ted ¬
ed into the cabin Reaching ReaehtD into a locker lockertho lockertho lockerthe
tho captain hauled out one revolver and anda anda anda
a sluflgahet which hints on simple living livinghe Ulngho livinghe
he slid lId into the side pockets of Ids 1 coat coatMr CCHitIr coatMr
Mr Ir Bloke grew pale and sarcastic sarcasticIf
If I have eaten anything an in San Sa Fran Francisco Francisco ¬
cisco that disagrees cll eea with your Mal Me of etiquette eti etiquette etiquette ¬
quette on the ocean Ill apologize a xlghT xlghTnow rtglitnow nigh nighnow
now Or If you ca can wait a few minutes minutesIll nibnat nibnatrn ailnutenI1
Ill be seasick MUIekThe seasickThe
The captain batted his hi eyes eyesOh eyesOh
Oh 01 youre y ure all right he laughed TIe TIecook Tnecook Tile Tilecook
cook needs a Httle vibratory facial mas massage muNge mnssege ¬
sage Its a clear ease of matter and w wmust wa wamut wemust
must have supper supperWhat MlNfrbat
What bat has be been eaUngT eaUngTHanged uqrHAnS eatittgSHanged
Hanged HAnS d If I know Dope Do I suppose supposeThey PPtM PPtMThe
They The all do J Jute te swore a w wJId w notes notesand notesand
and smote smote his fat flats The cooks coaksCblnaman a aChinaman aChinaman
Chinaman Thats all I know OIIlhf about abouthim
him hf
He ought t to be easy saW Wllllt WlllltThe WileThe Wtt WttThe
The cook eooklll is in bed On roar oar theory that thatfeed tJI trClOd thatfood
feed breeds disorder 41 and Jnwlejw deedlit de MId MIdtile dft dftthe >
the kitchen most be a regular hotbed I bf f fanarchy CaJUUeJa7
anarchy Lets Let go and clean oat theplace the theplace tIieptaea
place and kill the cook cookNow cookNow tookNow
Now look here here young yOG I man Dont Dontthink Doitthink Dontthink
think think youre you running this this chip becaa because becauseyou Mea MeaOU e eyou
you OU paid kI passage pa Forget Forget it 1 m the boss bossskull bOM1Itu1 boosSkull
skull cracker ail il that to 1 desired of ofkI yw ywis
is to be eMl fM and take three meals per day dayIf 4 4II defIt
If I dont stir up this lb Pagan cook Jute Jutewent JuteweRt Jnteweal
went on ta m a softer voice oice therell he no nosupper DOsapper
sapper Ill not aotnuuder reorder him Come k sne along alongana aloarIte alms g geau
ana be s witness wit for tne Commonwealth ConunowwealthThe
The warlike skjpper led toe way 7 to the thecookhouse the tbecookhMae theoookhouae
cookhouse and entered leaving leaving < the tour tourtot tourJIlt tourlot
tot lotat at the door In the top Legit MlUaIa MlUaIaloR lay a along afang
long loR and very narrow Chined CIaIM1e c1a4la c1a4lawhite < lad in inwhite Inwhits
white pajamas The little Jap steward stewardwas stawa 4 4wtr7l
was wtr7l trying to commit arson Iq the the tJMat rangat rang rangat
at at the opposite end of the tbeJOOI room roomWhats L LWJat roomWhats
WJat Whats the matter with uiat wattIM a + tet eaatf eaatfthe rill rillthe
the captain eajtalaHInt asked askedI askedflint
I Him sick replied the Jap JapHis f fm
His fellowPagan to the MM It ydetofl ydetoflover JGIII0Ya relyera
over and smiled exposing e two twoy > Hroolgfaas Hroolgfaasyellow r O pw
yellow y fangs f of the specie 1 wab1Idt kaown sin aitbuck
buck teeth The tangs projected pnJl D out outward OIILnt ¬
ward w nt at an angle that snajfMfrtl u std a wet walporing waIs weta
s poring po for its picture pictureHoly pletveHoIS pictureSept
Holy spuds said Jute What WMtMDrrJ doMtnorpJ does doesmortal
mortal man want with teeth like that tUtJaIl un unless ¬
less he uses em to scrape the tIIelOta pots Sick Sickfe SIek SIekIB
fe ho Ha Here B + e come e out of that tut1MIak tut1MIak1te bunk beakThe bunkThe
The invalid cook closed his amUgnow amUgnowmite amblghsattsinus JDbIpeasma
sinus sma mite hot 1Mt left tbe teeth teeth oa iha th outsU outsUJ outside
J bite te gathered threcl a fistful of ifcack pajama pajamaat
at a t the collar and threw threW his h weight WelPt Into Intothe baat1M
the Jerk f silt At the same moment the lAIy LtdyAlice L lAIyAHctI iy iyAlice
Alice careened in the same direction and andthe a8dthe
the skinny form of f the cook came sail sailing sal salsag 11 11IRS ¬
IRS out oqt of the bunk He plunged pl plUte across acrossthe
the room and planted his features among amongthe 1UDOIa5tbe amongfie
the stove legs I and a pile of metal gear parallied j
allied to the culinary act actow ad adlow
low ow will you be good and prepare prepareome
Acme ome veepertan n haan bMh you poppy pickle picklerelic JilckJe picklerelic < l lrelic
relic of an effete ffete monarchy IDODrCb bellowed the thecaptain tileptala
captain ptala Under stress of dtoetptrae Jute Jutesometimes TuteSOIIt8
sometimes SOIIt8 lapsed into pore Eagiteh EagitehI >
I thought aItttbereWUJat there wasnt to be any mur murder JIhIrder ¬
der said old tbe witness wI for the Common ComJllODwealth i iwealth
wealth reettag giddily ha i the doorway 4I dognayYoko doorwayTakes y yTak
Tak Takes more than that ° to stiffen a aChink aChlak
Chink panted tile captain 1 reckon reckontMt reckonthat j jChat
Chat siam 11I Jolted the poppies poppiasot out of bIB hietop bIBUt de detop
top Ut He Heurred stirred the cook wttn sis foot footand t taAd fand
and that poppy pickled relic of an effete effeteAc etrete etretet ettetee
Ac e Ac d c roiled over and climbed bed up tip the theside theaide theside
side of the stove Oft A glow Ocarm of of slum Ori Oriental Oneatal Otiental ¬
ental remarks ttttored through the buck buckteeth buckteeta buckteeth
teeth teethRemember
Remember sir my mother was a alady aJady alady
lady saM the Justly ladfeaaat Jute Juteraawaiag Tuterampal Juterus
raawaiag rampal rus uIng Ute cook among te e teeth wi wilds wihis j
his gist flst The poor devil made another anotherhigh aaot anotherhigh er erbtgh
high dive into the pots and the horrifiedBloke horrified horrifiedBloke horrIiIe horrIiIeBloke
Bloke streaked it hack to the cabin
On the way be saw Jute and ad the mate matedrsgr matedrag matedrag
drag the cook to the rigging r ant lash lashhim laalthim lashhim
him there Ana later in the evening
the Jap chef pro tem served a meal mealof mealof mealof
of fresh beef sliced with the grain and andparboiled andperboilecl andparboiled
parboiled in lara 1a 1l
Mr Bloke OK aid not notpartake notpttrtake notpartake
partake of the theA8t first
anniversary lTener supper supperunder auppcrunder supperunder
under the auspices of the Seven Sev Bells n U5
Club at sea He took a silent oath never neverto Deverto neverto
to eat again white he lived livedLong JlvecILODg livedLong
Long after he had gone to bed Wlue
heard coarse language Jaapag in the cabin caw He Hepeeked Hepeeked Hepeeked
peeked out Mr r Barnacle Da had a bottle bottleof bottleot bottleof
of liniment labeled Goo for Man and qnd
Beast with which he anointed aaolatec1two two deep
puts in the eaptam captafas right let
I hope be dies of hydrophobia hycJrvpb QIR before
morning was the ardent wish of of Mr
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the Lenders of the Golden Circle Circlennil Circlennci Circleand
and Their Finns for the Formation Formationof
of n Xorthwentern Confederacy ConfederacyTlinnsnmln Contederne ContederneT1lonlnndJil ConfederncyThonennde
Tlinnsnmln In the Conspiracy Gonnpirncytaw ConspiracyFlaw
1 Flaw taw Datratt Feet Proa taaPassing ProaFussing lJaIhis
Fussing his declining decltaha days 1B hi Northvflte North NorthvIHe Nortltae
vIHe ae Mich is Cot I Winslow W1MIo Ayer Ayerman the theman thet
man who t thwarted th the great Chicago coo oonilracy eoftraey cooracy
ilracy racy plot In the year UK His gal gallaatry 81lIIatlT galentry
entry uaquestk uaqueatlooh17 > K bly saved vec1 that city cityfrom clt cltfrom cityfrom
from pillage p Are and the sword swordmany For Formany orraay
many years Coi Ayer now eereeety eereeetypeutloned seventynine seventyninepetitioned HftRtyataepeUUoald
petitioned the War Daplll Department t and later laterCongress M late lateCongress rbeen r rCongreu
Congress for his relief but ut has hasbitterly been beenbitterly beeRbttterly
bitterly disappointed disappointedWhen dISappointedohen disappointedWhen
When ohen the war broke rok out I Winslow WinslowAyer wmkrNAter WhsiowAyer
Ayer was wa living In Kentucky Kel tucky The disloyal disloyalorganizaUon cfleIo51Ol dMloyrtiorganization 1
organization Ol known as the Knights of ofthe oCtbe o othe f
the Golden Circle was laying seditio seditioplane seditious seditiousplane sedUIoUilJ18 to
plane J18 to stir Interest among neutral or ortreasonably ortteasonably o otreasonably r
treasonably inclined Northerners open openthe openthe o othe pea
the Northern prisons in which rebelwere rebel troops troopswere troopIwere
were incarcerated distribute arms and andammunition AnCIammunition a aammunition nil
ammunition sack and burn towns and andspread ADdspread a aspread
spread a reign of terror and devastation devastationlooking devaattJonIooklnl devastationlooking
looking toward a Northern Confederacy ConfederacyPart ContcdenwPart ConfederacyPart
Part of this plan touching the he release releaseof rele releof sae
of 15008 Confederate troops imprison imprisonat Imprisoned Imprisonedat
at Chicago and also the liberation of ofrebel oCrebel o orebel t
rebel prisoners on Johnsons Island Lake LakeBrie LakeErie Lak LakBrie e
Brie soon became known to Dr Ayer AyerAs AtrAs AyerAs
As hft delved Into the work of Knights Knightsof Knigh Knighof
of the Golden Circle Dr Ayer could couldscarcely CCUldsCarctly coui couisoarcely d
scarcely believe leve the dastardly revela revelations revelations ela elations ¬
tions It seemed se med to him incredible Incredl that thatsuch thatsuch thasuch t
such depths of disloyalty could exist dst in inhte InhkJ 1 1Iilr n
hte dearly beloved country Among the thereckless thereckle th threckless e
reckless deeds d s he traced to members wa wathe was wasthe wasthe s
the burning of United States transports transportswith transportswith napor naporwith
with Greek Are on the Mississippi at atLouisville atL a aLouisville i
Louisville L ulsvUle assassinating Union soldiers soldierson soldierson soldie soldieon rs
on furlough burning of soldiers houses housesand housesand housesand
and other acts of violenceOfiioers violence violenceOflloerM 000lnooO
OflloerM O lcer8 Investigate Tlotn
In 1SSS 3Iaj IaJ Gen S P Heintzalman was wasin wasIn we wein s
in charge of the Department of Ohio incIudfng in including Ineluding ¬
eluding Ohio Indiana Illinois Il1In815 Michigan MichiganKentucky MtehlganKentueh biichlganKentucky
Kentucky Kentueh and Missouri By his order orderBrig orderBrig ordeBrig r
Brig Gen H H B Carrington was as assigned asgned assigned ¬
signed gned to the duty of investigating trea treasonable treasonable treyseeable ¬
sonable plots now rapidly multiplying In Inthe Inthe i ithe n
the North and West Dr Ayer know knowing knowIns knowIng ¬
ing of these seditious plans felt inspired inspiredto Inspiredto inspireto
to do all in his power to break bre k up the theKnights theltnlghts th thKhlghts e
Knights of the Golden Circle and affiliat affiliated a atAliateel UfAt UfAttd ¬
ed bodies In the summer of 1863 Car Carrington Carrington Carrington ¬
rington rington arrested Bowles Dodd Heffren Heffrenand Hettrenand Heffrenand
and other Indiana leaders Four o othese of ofthese orthese f
these men were ere found guilty guilt of treason treasonand trOlsonand treasonavid
and and stentenced to death do th on the gallows gallowsCarrington gallowsC4rrlngton gallowsCarrington
Carrington followed up his work by seiz seizing seizlog ¬
log the books and nd papers paper of the order orderexposing orderexposing
exposing 8 jOSln the names of the members in inIndiana InIJtdinn i iIndiana n
Indiana running traitors down uncover uncovering uneoverIn uncoverIng ¬
ing In arms and supplies and destrnyfnthe destroying destroyingthe destro lng lngthe g
the rolls and rituals All these facts wer werreported were werereported mre mrerepertGd
reported to Secretary Stan Stanton ton by b Judge JudgeAdvocate JudgeAdyocate JudgAdvocate e
Advocate General Holt Oetobor S S lift 1SHAyers liftAyers 1SitAyers
Ayers services to the government fol followed followed followed ¬
lowed Carringtons work Cot Ayer Ayerstudying A Ayerptudying r rudYlng
studying udYlng events closely did not share sharepie snaree sharthe e
pie e sanguine s ngutne report that the treasonable treasonablesocieties treuonablesoolcUM treasonabsocIeiles
societies went broken up He determined determinedfy dettrmlnedJIk detrrminerisk d
fy risk ri k his private prh te fortune if need n b btoserve be beitos be betQ
itos tQ toserve erve his country countryHe oountryHe nvuntryHe
He isnrned that t et the great draft riots riotsardsr in ins hiNtw s
s Ntw wYork Yorlc orlt City July Jul 1353 l2 were incited Incitedro Incite Inciteby d
lift1 by membSrs ro mb1s ef t the seditious order ordr4I1erlcan ordertherioan
I American therioan Knights The vigilance gUADce of oftj oflnl o oUitltad f
tj lnl tTnitfid td States tAtesofficers officers made it Hates
r 13 ri fS flr 4r > r U the conspirators to toleave leave New NewB Newk Ne NeThe w
B k The plan was to open headquartfrs headquartern headquar headquarters ¬
tern at Chicago and begin plotting to toform totlJrm
form the th N Northwestern Northwestern rthVoeSlern Confederacy In Indiarna tndna Indna
dna was to be Its leading le dlng State Chi Chicago chic8lo Chicsgo ¬
cago c8lo the capital capitalThe capitalThe apaaJThe
The legislature of Indiana was largeIdtsloya largely y
dtsloya dlsJoyaLjjbth lsloyn both th branches b tches included Senator r
Heffren deputy grand commander of Cue CuecmI the theorder the theorder
order had power to call callout out the entire entireforce eadretone
force in a that Sate not fees than tha thaTbe 1MOM 1MOMmen 1111 1111tmren
men The State auditor u and other other high highoiUctab 1iI1IioGle highoAkhk
oiUctab oGle also held memberships in theAmerican the theAmerican theJDerICaD
American Knights It was afterward afterwarddearly attenvanldear afterwarddearly
dearly dear shown that Indiana I had a United9petea United UnitedStates UaltedSlatea
States Senator r pledged to the newly newlyplanned wewIoed ne nephnued wry
planned oed Northwestern Confederacy ConfederacyThe ContedftaeyThe ConfederacyThe
The order becoming beeoraIn alarmed at the pos possibility po6stbtIlty poselbiltty ¬
sibility of exposure had changed it its name nameThus IWIMl108 nameThus
Thus the Knights of the Golden Circle Circlebecame CI1cIeb Circlebecame
became American Knights Ka hts and andSans finally finallySons AaaJt7Sou
Sons of Liberty Changes were also alsomade alaomade a amade
made in the ritual password location o oballs of ofhalls orMils t
halls and a complete te reorganization ef effected effected offected ¬
fected with wt l a view to profound secrecy
In Chicago CbIeasowere were three regiments of the theconspirators theCOI18ptra1on theeonsplratora
conspirators wellarmed and efficient eMeleutdrill hi
drill The force m hi Illinois was t tof found foundojr tOUlldoy outivd
ojr Cot Ayer to be 90eW oathbound con conspirators consrators ¬
spirators srators ready to move moVe against lnst the thegovernment theg th thgovernment e
government g Y lt and set up the Northwestern Northwest ern
Confederacy ConfederacyCoi Con ConCOL
Cot Ayer now came to the conclusion conclusionua
ua a deep investigation inVe t1gattoa that the order 0ri1erhad 0ri1erhadcba had hadchanged
changed cba gecl its plan from purely social l to toseverely toHVerely t tseverly o
severely military miUtar aims The supreme uPt com conmender commander COIanander ¬
mender was Commanderinchief of the thearmed theanDed thearmed
armed Sons of Liberty and there were w wre
likewise lIke1 offlcers of each grade on t tregular tbe tberegular
regular lar army plan planIlnd planJlnd planfind
find n Military Government GovernmentCol
Col Co Ayer A er discovered that the plotte plottesad plotters plottersoad plottersaad rs
sad a military government comprising comprisingeWQd compriei comprieii0J001
eWQd 108 oathbound armed drilled troops troopsImpressed troopsImpressed tr trImpressed
Impressed by the purl peril to the Union UnionAyer Unlo UnloAyer
Ayer disclosed dt these startling facts to W WH WH
H 1 L Rand Senator S nator Arnold and Gov Yates Yateswho Yateswho 1 atea
who treated the revelations lightly IfbtJ think thinking thinkIng ¬
ing them vagaries va rtes but later impressed impressedwith Impressedwith im pt
with the alarming I situation Gov Yates Yatesurged Yateurged Yat es
urged Col Ayer to break up the plot esf if ifpossible itpoaslble i f
possible and bring Ute conspirators co oothe iraiors to tobook tobook t tbook o
book Ayer at once entered actively into intothe intothe inn innthe e
the secret and hazardous work of uncovering un uncovering uncOYM1ng ¬
covering the conspirators conspiratorsThe Mnsptrat rg rgThe
The conspirators without knowledge of ofthe oCthe o othe f fm
the nets now cast about them continued continuedtheir colltlnuedtheir coati m > ed
their seditious work workIn workIn workIn
In October 1994 Chicago council adopt adoptjd
jd a resolution to reward with a gift giftof girtof gif gifof t
of 5WOOO the person who would kill Abra ¬
ham Lincoln The day following this th s
dastardly dastardl action was known to Col Swee Sweet Sweetwho st t
who in turn communicated c t lmunleated the news to
I WashingtonThe Washington WashingtonThe VuhlngtonThe
The next plan unearthed by Cot Cot Aye Ayer Ayerwas Mervas r
was the avowed avo ed > intention of the conspir conspirators conspirators ¬
ators to assassinate Gov Go Morton of In ¬
diana with details of the plot plotEvents plotEvents plotEvents
Events were were now rapidly rapid drifting to toward toward ¬
ward revolution November S election n
day was Axed as the time for beginning begin beginning ¬
I ning the rebellion Fortyofght hours hou rs
before the official date date the traitors who w ho
led th the movement mo ement met for the thelast last ast time timeat timeAt tam tamat e
at Invincible Hall
Chicago There st sta vas waaa vasa
a large crowd rowd of conspirators and a amore amore
more bloodthirsty gathering galhe lng of dangersus danger dangerous dangerous ¬
ous men it would be hard to find The Thesupreme TheSUpreme Th Thsupreme e
supreme commander of the orderpresent order was waspresent waspresent
present and disclosed in detail det l the p plan planof planof
of rebellion On election night buildings buildingswere buildingswere bulidhi bulidhiwere
were to be fired in various parts of ofChicago ofChicago o oChicago f
Chicago This wholesale arson would wouldengage wouldongage web id
engage the attention of the people peoplewhile peoplewhile peoplwhile ide e
while Camp Cam Douglas was attacked That Thata The Thea t
a plot might not be suspected the conspiratora con conspirators conspirator ¬
spirators were to go to the vicinity of ofthe otthe o t
the camp in small groups The assault assaulton assaulon ult ulton t
on Camp Douglas was to be made fro frothree from fromthree fromthree m
three sides at once then the 13WO rebel rebelprisoners rebelprJlOners retieprisoners t
prisoners all veteranss veterans t8rans were ere to beleased be re released re relea8ed ¬
leased and the march march on Chicago was to tobegin tobegin t o
begin Once in the hands o of the mob mobthe mobthe mo mothe b
the secret leaders of the rebellion were wereto wereto war
to come forth and proclaim the North Northwestern N Northwestern ort1l ort1lwsterR ¬
western Confederacy Confec1erAC At the close of oftKe o otHe
tHe Invincible Club meeting < revolvers revolverswere revotvo18were revolve revolvewere ra
were distributed and the hiding I1ldl place placeof plaecof plat platof c
of large stores of arms and nil ammunition ammunitiondivulged Ammunitiontlwlged amtnunitiodisrnlged n
divulged meeting places plaoesarntR5ed plaoesarntR5ednAls arranged gig signals ¬
nals decided de upon and a large map of oftbe oftbe o othe f
tbe rebel camp wets exposed and ex explained expkined ¬
plained that no conspirator might b bunfamiliar be beunfamiliar beunfamlUar e
unfamiliar with the minute minute details of ofattack ofttack o oattack f
attack attackThousands ttack ttackTJtou5
TJtou5 Thousands ndlI Were Ferc in Conspiracy ConspiracyThe
The Chicago CbICft o uprising was to be b followed followedby followedby follow followby
by simultaneous advance by b Hood upo upon uponNashville uponNashUIe n
Nashville Buckner upon Louisville and andPrice andPrice an d
Price upon St Louis Vsllandlghara was wasto wasto w wto
to head the plot Iot in Ohio Bowles in n l ldllH In Indiana zt ¬
diana and Walsh in Illinois whose f fworn forces forceswere fOteewere ones
were rendezvoused at Dayton Cincinnati CincinnatiNew CincfnBtlNow CintflaaattNon
New Albany Alb ny Indianapolis Rockland Chi Chicago Cblgo Chisago ¬
sago go and Springfield f
Months before the plot lot had b bQ bp9Q enfifln enfiflnocted 1 CQn CQncocted n
coded Jacob Thompson supplied with wt wti h
M 1 SiftlM JaM been sent feat to Montreal 0IICW1 awlToronto aaaTolOlHe awl ashTormhio
Toronto mss money monu wa was to to fnnrfsh fnnrfshsons
f 1 55 tbr 1118 ertpettrts against 1 1rIuIIud John Johnsaes
sons rIuIIud laiaai sad Camp Douglas A focotof tttteeof focot fernof1911
of1911 of la I Canadians C and butternut ut bush bushwhackers 1MswJaaektn
whackers from Southern Illinois was WtiJIIOVe waremover t tmove oe
move against agaiMttuip Samp asip Douglas Dougl but btItfIItf btItfIItf5treIjgri th the ftHT ftHTstrength t1 Sl
strength 5treIjgri e dett > tt ttt tett pf if 0K t fe t 8bns Oas of Liberty LIbertyed ayceafl ayceafled dteosed dteosedeel
ed 50M9 men scattered throughout Ute theWest th thWest UteWest
West and diddle West In the general gensttttuprising generaluprisfeMr g guprl
uprising other Northern cities elri were to be besacked hsached bes
sacked s eked and horned Two hundred Coated Confederate ecwerate Coatedelate ¬
erate officers 0 ken who were to direct the thomovement tIae1DOVeIDea
movement 1DOVeIDea had made m3deecret secret trips to Oa Caailiad Cauads
jada ads had been beeDln8tructed instructed there but were werenow wenDOW
now scattered throughout the territory in iswhich inwhich I Iwhich
which the uprising was to take place placeCol placeCoI placeCoi
CoI Hines who by successful manage management JllaJl8gent managemeat ¬
meat nt of Morgans orpn escape had won theconMktnrO the theconfidence Utecoa
confidence coa of Thompson PII01I had control troI of oftbe orbe
hue initial movement against againstDougks Camp CampDooghfeg CaMpbllt
Dooghfeg bat aoL St Leger GreafeICalder GreafaM GreafaMBalder Gr llf llfaJder
Balder Morgans s adjutant was to 10ebarge hovecharge hove
charge of oltJte the military JalUtarypart pan of the opera operations ope1101ts ¬
lions GraafeH was to be aided by Cat ColiMannadMke Oelnnadke Cattarntadake
iMannadMke nnadke and a dozen other reckless recklessofficers reekle5So reekle5SnlnlIender recklessoflteers
officers o
Ringleaders All CapturedOreafelq Captured CapturedOrenfett CnpturedGreRtetl
Orenfett was a military mWt 7 freebooter who whohad whghad wisebad
had fought under many maD flags fia a a daring oarfagcharacter mg mgchantctH
character who seemingly D engaged engagedla m tit war warfrom warfrom warf
from f om sheer recKteasness rec r eckle Sness In battle he was wasa Wtitla wasa
a thunderboltlightning thunderboitJlPtulnc thunderbolt lightning harnessed ed and ad inspired in inspired in inspired ¬
spired by the will of the devil GteafoH GteafoHsoldier Grenfellsoldier
soldier of fortune bravo buccaneer free freebooter freeboofer ree reeboot ¬
booter boot r was the very man to lead le d the thedesperate tJtede thedesperate
desperate de perate expedition against Camp Doug Douglas DcMtgI DougTag ¬
las and to lend aid akllh m h the establishment e tablls ment of ofa ora ofa
a new new rebel republic repubI In I Grenf Greoelrs etts oem oempany oompan oempony
pony pan swasnsualty was usually found J J T Shanks S an anescaped aneKaped anescaped
escaped prisoner of war Capt Cantroll Cantrollof CantrQllof
of Mongans lI ns cavalry and daring Charles CharlesWalsh C tlesWaJsh
Walsh WaJsh a general of the Son SemI of Lib Liberty Libert ¬
erty ert After the conspiracy plot was v ex exposed cxed ¬
posed posed ed Grcnfeil tied and later was known knownto knownto
to to be in the British service following histrade his histrade histnade
trade of Wood in Egypt His subsequent subsequenthistory subsiSQu6t1tbletory subsequenthistory
history is not known knownAt knownAt
At 11 oclock on the night of the uprisreg upris uprising uprising ¬
ing Col Ayer has a last secret meeting meetingwith meetingwith meetingwith
with CoL Sweet aDd a final stand was wasplanned W8Splanned wasplanned
planned An order was wa given to arrest arrestthe arrest arrestthe
the ringleaders who had been closely closelyshadowed closelyshadowM closelyshadowed
shadowed by a cloud of men In Cot Ayersemploy Aiers AiersempJo Ayers
employ the location of secret hiding hidingplaces IIldt g
places for arms and ammunition had been beentlIscorered
discovered and raids ordered In brief briefthe britthe briefthe
the government had decided to control controlthe eoRtrelthe
the situation 3 situationCol Coi Ayer had run down downthte di dawntub wn wnthe
the conspiracy until unUI at the critical mo moment mo moment triomeat ¬
ment he hew3S was able to place his hf Mud nd on onevery enevery onevery
every detail of the dastardly plot Closed Closedcarriages ClMe ClMecarnages Closedcarriages
carriages and drays were were called into req requisition eq equlsltion ¬
uisition and from CoL Co Ayers lists of lilt 181ringleaders 1 1rln
ringleaders rln leaders were landed prisoners in Camp
Douglas huge bugestores stores of muskets revolvers 18911ars revolv ¬
ers and gird ammunition captured aDd the thoconspiracy th thconspiracy theconspiracy t
conspiracy broken up upjuat just in in the nick of oftime oftime ottime
time Nearly early all the ringJMders ders wore at aterward att atterWard
erward convicted some so of them mere were weresentenced werentenc
sentenced ntenc d to the gallows gallowsNational sallow8Xntion11Dbnster
Xntion11Dbnster National Disaster Averted AvertedCoL AvcrtedCol AvertedCot
CoL St St Leger L r Grenfell was waiting the Uteroe150 therelease
I release of the prisoners He was then to totake 1Dtake totake
take command camme nd His intention was to t0raise raise TlseUte TatSjt TatSjttile
Ute tile black bl black ck flag says Cot Ayer npllwgnthe Pillage pHkigGthe
the banks seize the telegraph lines over overawe overawe overawe ¬
awe the police force burn bouses and andby u4 u4by
by other desperate measures compel t tlIUbmlsalon tile the thesubmission
submission of the city before the arrival arrivalof Jarlvatof
of help from the Union army and know knowing knowInG ¬
ing well that the Sons of Liberty had hadfollowing a acl1owlng
following of 609090 men many of them themConfederate thttmConf
Confederate Conf drate veterans vctt > rau CoL Grenfell felt feltsure f1tsure
sure of the success of his plan planVAt planAt planAt
VAt At the trial of the conspirators thetats the thefact t ttact
fact was developed that had fortyeight fortyeightliours fortYelgbtho1t5 fortyeightbourn
bourn delay taken place pf ce in the uncover uncovering UIlcoverIDg ¬
cast of the plot the Sons Sons of Liberty would wouldhave WouktbfTe
have carried out then purpose The Tb fall fallof CalLot
of Camp Douglas would in n the opinion opinionof
of those Union L noa oflteers best able to Judge Judgehave 1U Jod At
have been a national calamity attended attendedby attendiMlb attendedby
by b no one knows what ultimate ultimate losses lossesThe lossesThe
The position of the Union forces in inthe Inthe
the Held at this time was not such a ehas ehasto suchas suchasto as asto
to warrant the belief that th tb advance e of ofthe ofthe t tthe
the armies of the conspirators coed coJ dMvt dMvtbeen hast havebeen hastbeen
been checked before national disaster dlsstrh Bad Badoccurred hadoccurred id
0 occurred utle4L Post Camp Douglas second secondonly s sGeiond ocil ocilonb
only to Fort Fo Fortfe Monroe rOD was liable Ile to toinvasion to15Ion
invasion from Canada Ad indeed sav 99Voral saver SQVeral ¬
er oral expeditions from Canada had al already al already already ¬
ready gone secretly to Chicago to look lookthe ook ookthe
the ground over The destruction de of Camp CamIL CampDouglas
Douglas would have brought a reign relgnof relgnofterror flt fltterror atterror
terror throughout roWhout Illinois Indiana Indiana and an inthose in inthose intJwse
those nearby States In which the Sons Sonsof SonsOf Sonsof
of Liberty wer preparing for forthe the Norti Nortiwestern Nor io ioVocstern
western Confederacy

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