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And that is one of tl longed strain. In th< from the ever moving i in the semblance of sc again of the ever pres< ocean liner about to b lights could hardly bi even when fitful sleep cf the hair trigger soi seem to see another s vould contain a silen rudder. He might per but with no expecta Even while half believi another illusion of tire some such sight in rea continent and their d waves, that most anyt now and then a fisherr object containing just table, and this sugges' known to man. It w things that Captain it *u: 1-~ 1 man aii\ lumj; cisc. j the lonely cabin becarr of horrors from which were lead heavy. And there was not night following night being extended to we degenerated merely i He would have been up by a passing snip, port. What is more, another trip. He ar another Loner, and w A Fparl "PHE climax of his cs tised for a woman her honeymoon trip a< foot skiff?the smalles tempt. He received lected a girl scarcely o 1. . T1. _ I " "t.. ner. me ooai was ui tained every device w him to be useful. Bu within the compass of rowboat. The cockpit two to sit in. There length of weary limb other available inch provisions, water, and his bride were warnec too far?that even v voyage was an imposs only smiled back. "I A " o n rl T Pan 4L1IUIV ?? J) U11U M. V-UU October. One year la dead. How the end came will, although many i_ . i i _ r t_: most prooauie ui wnu with ad%-erse winds, 1 passing steamers, and another. It must hav c A GENERALLY a imports a cert me reason mat tnt better article or that tl supply the article at a in many instances a satisfy a taste, is she ports and exports of While the imports an dollars, an offset was e to the value of four point of special interes great manufacturing chased one million nntnmrihiles The tr learning that the autc those regions than the jumped from two hun to eight hundred thoi with other tropical a creased in almost the s Especially as regar assumed that a count) products with anothei this anomalous condit she produces more the ply, and exports far x she is also a heavy bi copper ore and ingots dollars, while thirtywas imported. Tli#* world's cotton; yet la ported nearly eleven cotton, with anothe waste. The explanatii cotton is in reality a t it. * 1 1 me American staple, c Egyptian fiber, utilizec grade cotton goods ai imports of manufactu: e the victim to hallucinations, le worst features of this pro? night strange shapes sprang dark billows around him; now mie strange sea monster, and ;nt daneer of the bow of some ear down upon him. His tiny e seen by a lookout, and so, could be allowed, it must be t. At other times he would mall boat tack up to his. It t form holding grimly to the haps venture to hail the craft, tion of receiving an answer, ng, he knew that this was only d eves?of eves hungering for 1 , " <-? 1 . i 1" 1 . _ ./ * i. . my. so ntue is Known 01 tne enizens below the huge green ;hing can be expected. Every nan's net hauls up an uncouth life enough not to be a vegets a whole field of horrors Unas the imagined sight of such Andrews came to fear more 'his got upon his nerves, until i. 'i 1.1- -1. l le at ni^ni a veruame cnamoer he shrank even when his eyes one night alone of this, but , with the possibility of its eks. The voyage in the end nto a grim struggle to live, thankful to have been picked Yet he held on and made his this did not deter him from ranged a race with Lawlor, _ J ? f , ? 1 ab utritraicu. ful Honeymoon ireer came in 1902. He adverwilling to marry him and take :ross the Atlantic in a twelve t boat which ever made the atmany offers, and finally seut of her twenties and married tilt at Atlantic City, and con'hieh former trips had taught it after all little could be done C. _ _ 1 __ 1 xl a craii scarcely larger man a ; was just large enough for the could be no stretching at full s on that excursion. Every was used for the stowing of I repair implements. He and I that this time he was going i Lii Lilt UC31 i lav. IV Z5UV.I1 CL iibility. But the two of them have done it once," declared do it again." They sailed in ter they were declared legally about nobody knows or ever euesses have been made, the A seems to be that they met tvere driven off the course of so starved to death facing one e been a grim sight?this man URIOUS FE cceptea iaea is that a nation ain class of goods either for : foreign country makes a tie home manufacturers cannot 11. That this is not true, that country imports merely to awn by the automobile im the United States for 1906. aounted to about five million fleeted by exporting machines and a half millions; and a ,t in this connection is that the country, Great Britain, pur dollars' worth of American opical countries are rapidly ^mobile is of greater value in horse. The exports to Mexico dred thousand dollars in 1905 asand in 1906, and the trade nd semitropical countries in;ame proportion. ds raw material would it be ry would not simplv exchange 1. 1. _ tt . t r-. ; out tne uniiea states is 111 ion with copper, for although in one-half of the world's supnore than anj' other country, nvpr Tn r t It^ pvnnrtc nf J VI . At* M. y VU ViiV V * * * w ^ > amounted to ninety million seven million dollars' worth s produce three-fourths of the st year the United States immillion dollars' worth of raw r million worm 01 cotton an of this is that the imported totally different material from >eing chiefly the long and silky i in manufacturing the highest id for mixing with silk. The red cottons in 1906 amounted and his bride slowly watch other's body. It is more that it ended in a quicker responsible in such situat in a sudden frenzy of des wife and sprang overboarc Captain Blackbur PAPTAIN Howard Blacl ^ other famous Loner. I fisherman," because of tl stumps of his hands were Banks. Instead of resting accident, he went to the i the list of adventurous na boat called the Great We from his home port to GI01 him sixty-four days, and fered terribly. Two years later, he cros: Boston to Lisbon in thirt; a diary, showing vividly s expected. When over a t he wrote: "Eleventh, two p.m.light, sun very hot. Tei> since two p.m. Two smal Saw a rainbow to the S.E. with my elbows on the r; nose of a shark, which cam face. It came out from un turned on its side, and opt the shadow of my head an but as it got nothing it s the boat, its belly rubbing her stem, and disappeared, it came back the same wa its side again I could see with red paint from the e: few inches of its tail. It w f _1_ _ . 1_ 1 - x -1- _ nsn, eacn aooui ten incne white stripes around their and boldest shark I have "Thirteenth.?Still c; the W.S.W. Seven p.m.swordfish just astern com Thinking he might drive threw a coil of rope on tof disappear. In a few mir dozen other swordfish, foil 1 A. T A. ' ^ A. * J 1 uoai. li is geiimg so uari any of them are followin wind enough to give the every time that the sails feel as though a dozen of I must stay up all night t frighten them. How easil me to the bottom, as they nf on ir?r?Vi r?f tilonl' tn rlri Wl iuvu wi K,0'm through! Eleven p.m.? struck something. It madi I saw no more of it. It ma; sleeping on the water, orthing else. I wish it would a.m.?Can see the riding 1 to ancnor on tne Lreorges when 1 get out of sight of ATURES C By Emmett C m to sixty-nine million dolla by fifty per cent. One re; _r ii._ \ - r : 11 _ <ji mt american miiis coi goods, and the imports it high grade articles product laces, embroideries, edging It is a surprise to many < as an American export; bi million dollars' worth wa and Porto Rico, now custo in United States statistics. That the banana is a fai: ica is evinced by the fact about eleven and one-hal and just why we should 1 the one and one-third mil we exported is not obviou During recent years the of what are known as artic] greatly. In the period fr portation of diamonds ai rose from fourteen to fort) laces and embroideries fr million dollars. The equ stones and the laces and e somewhat curious and inte The one apparent excep ing the life ebb from each than probable, however, fashion. Men become irions, and it may be that ipair he simply killed his i himself. n's Terrible Trip .u ?c ? VUUi 11 U1 UIUULC31C1 & 11 le is known as the " finless he fact that all but the frozen off on the Grand ; by his fireside after this ather extreme and joined vigators. He built a tiny stern, and in 1889 sailed icester, England. It took as all others had, he suf sed in the same boat from y-nine days. He too kept ome of the dangers to be housand miles out at sea, ?Wind S.W.S., but very .t p.m.?It has been calm 11 whales about the boat. While lying on the deck lil I was startled by the e within a foot or so of my der the starboard quarter, >ned its mouth to swallow d shoulders on the water; iwam the entire length of ; against the side, crossed In less than five minutes y, and when it turned on that its bellv was covered nd of its nose to within a as followed by two pretty s in length, with red and bodies. It was the largest ever met. ilm. Drifting slowly to ?A little breeze. Saw a ing straight for the boat. Viic cxrnrH tlirnnrrVi Vior T 111U O V/l U llliUU^lk itv 1 , A ) of him, which made him lutes he returned with a lowing in the wake of the ? now I can't see whether g or not. There is only boat steerage way, and slack and jar the boat I them were ramming her. hrowing the rope over to y one of them could send have only three-quarters ive their powerful swords -Very dark. Boat just e a great splash, sank, and y have been a large sunfish -it may have been some[ get lighter. One-thirty light of some vessel lying Banks. I shall be glad that graveyard, where so DF AMER1 Campbell Hall ?pr*g rs, exceeding the exports ison ior tnis is tnat most ifine themselves to plain 1 great part consisted of ;d by hand labor, such as js, etc. citizens to see coffee listed at during 1906 about four ,s exported from Hawaii IHO UlDlUl-13 ClllU. illLlUUCU rly popular fruit in Amerthat last year we bought [f million dollars' worth; lave wished to get rid of lion dollars' worth which a. importation of almost all les of luxury has increased om 1892 to 1906 the imid other precious stones .-iour muuon aouars, ana om sixteen to forty-four al value of the precious mbroideries imported is a resting fact. tion in the list of luxuries many of my old shipmat Four a.m.?Am holding light. The swordfish seei That was only one nigh the thirty others which f moment, he sairi later, w was near to some possibl calm the waters, how cl< mained below him that u by the green waves. He powerful finny creature depths by only three-qu; Even in the middle of th< entrv, "Boat just struck "And you have got to 1 sand miles of waves abou man feels at such an inci and then comes the breal when vr>u wnnHer if into splinters and leave there in the dark. Or it you peer into the cabin f coming in through the he it may be the side of a li not have time even to minute; but that minu What Becami A NOTHER tragic trip * 1 Francis Norton,who-a from New London in a sr invention. He thought 1 would obviate the dange sequent diminution of fo< the river merrily, with s whistle, and that was tl Whether the engine expli additional weight,, the ci turned, is still discussed Captain Joshua Slocui navigated the globe in h but he has taken more n r and come home safely ea made the trip are Ludi Voss, who have crossed f: small skiffs. Still others have propo across on water boots, ai Boston to Liverpool. ] farther than the harbor i failed to appear even at tb friends waited for them. Whether these advent accomplish scarcelv moi scribed by Edwin Lear: They went to sea in a Ill CL 31C > C LIIC > Weill. LL In spite of all their ?ri< On a winter's morn, 01 In a sieve they went tc And when the sieve tui And everyone cried, " They called aloud, " Ou But we don't care a bu In a sieve we'll go to sea And doubtless the coming eager to cross the Atlant Loners. CA'S TR.? imported which has not g champagne. As a mattt <;liorV?t in vain sparkling wines imported this trade was $5,855,4: $5,995,651. However, t wines imported has deci few years. The United States has importations of tin plat( 1901 the imports amoun while during the calendar million tons came in. from $51,614 in 1901 to $ In considering the tin must not be lost sight of tin now imported is subse in the form of cans and bo: sent to foreign markets. plate imported during 120,819,732 pounds, and foreign production durii 120,491,271 pounds, of pounds was in the form manufacturer! articles The old fashioned feal posed to be found now o tions; but that quite a ni delight in their smotherii the fact that the home'pn supply the demand, "tea ported to the extent of a1 f? -r. Tl,? AcliO ctiill uau V . x lie cl I lo L' costs the country about year. " Yolks of eggs" strike and "eggs of birds, fish, the last, are likely to cause ally some thirty thousa yolks, and three or foui of the miscellaneous eggs es are buried in the sands, my own, and it is getting m to have gone." it, and it is a fair sample of ollowed. There was not a hen he did not feel that he e danger. No matter how ear the sky, there still renexplored region curtained was separated from all the s which roam within its irters of an inch of plank. ^ _ : _t. i 1 i _ it.. _ ? i _ ; iugiii ne maue me simple something. It dived. >e there alone, with a thout you, to realize just how a dent. It may be a whale, Vi ciiQnpncp r\f a minntp tail is going to knock you you floating helpless out : may be a swordfish, and or the first ripple of water ile he may have made. Or ner?only then you would wonder. It's all over in a te seems like an hour.'' e of This One was that made by Captain >*ith his wife and niece sailed nail steam craft of his own that with steady power he r due to a calm, and conjd supply. He went down iharp tootings of the little le last ever heard of him uaea, or wnetner, witn trie aft was more easily overalong the water front, m has practically circtimis thirty-seven-foot Spray; irecautions than the others ch time. Others who have .vig Eisenbaum and J. C. rom Boston to Gibraltar in sed rowing across, walking id even of swimming from But they have never got mouth, and generally have le wharf, where enthusiastic urers succeed or not, they re than the Jumbles, de sieve, they did? ? sea. :nds could say, i a stormy uay, > sea. tied round and round You'll all be drowned!" r sieve ain't big; tton, we don't care a fig.? year will find several more :ic in a sieve, and become lDE ready increased in value is ?r of fact, 1906 showed a e of champagne and other I. Last year the value of 25, while in 1005 it was :he value of the sparkling reased steadilv in the last been steadily reducing its During the fiscal year ted to half a million tons, year 1906 only sixty-three The export trade jumped r.001.688 in 1006. i ? 7 plate figures, however, it that practically all of the quently reexported, chiefly xes containing merchandise The total quantity of tin cr>o1 \roor t a/\A nraC I bitv iiovui j *-1* i lyuv/ n a-' the export of tin plate of rig the same period was which all except 57,648 of cans, boxes, and other :her bed is generally supinly in the most rural sec imber of American citizens lg softness is indicated by jduction is not sufficientTo ithers for beds"- being imbout twelve thousand dolocratic ostrich feather also ; two million dollars each the average citizen as odd, and insects," particularly ! a smile; but we buy annund dollars' worth of the thousand dollars' worth from foreign lands.