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nder a square of canvas formed into a small tent. Dr. Conolly remained with his patient, but my father and uncle went in the whaler."There's a place where we can land, just on the other side of the wr eir number piled in ghastly heaps before the gate. Nor did they cease their headlong flight till well out of range.The moment the fight was over, the doctor began his work of succouring the wounded. B rant savages the phenomenon could have but one meaning. They had offered sacrifices to the goddess of the night, and the goddess by hiding her face had scorned them, and dire calamity was bound to fol t one time been the three poop lanterns.It was not, however, to this scene of desolation that my father's attention was directed. From the commanding position we had, for the first time, a complete vi


reech-block been replaced than Money hung on the sights for a brief second. There was a flash and a roar, and the next moment the shot tore a gaping hole in the stem of the canoe, and, after a series its operator, is suspended in a large cage over the bows.Slowly the huge liner passed, leaving the darkness intensified by the blinding glare."A pretty sight, isn't if?" remarked my uncle, who had joi o last us a week, and half a dozen squealing pigs lay struggling in the scuppers.In return we presented the chief with a small looking-glass, which he hung round his neck, a hatchet, some cloth and be

man was carried to a hut in a most indifferent manner by a party of women.Presently my father made signs to the chief that he would like to inspect the village, to which request he assented.Facing the kept them off.The chief, who was head and shoulders taller than the rest of the natives, ran towards my father and went through the nose-rubbing ceremony, doing the same honour to my Uncle Herbert, D our stay in port we had "signed-on" a new member of the crew, a tall and not bad-looking Arab, named Yadillah, who, by some means or the other, had been left at Ceylon from one of the mail-boats. He w ang to the falls. The boat had fortunately been already cleared away, so that it was the work of a few moments to lower it.In spite of their frantic struggles, five of the natives were picked up, tied marked the spot where the fires for the interrupted cannibal feast had been lighted.The stockade had been hastily adapted for purposes of defence. The Maxim, on its light tripod, commanded the open sq he hook.Then came an unexpected difficulty. The rope had been brought on board through a fairlead on the gunwale, and it was evident that no amount of strength could hoist the shark over the side, whi

f coco-nut palms, for the trunks of the trees, some of which had been uprooted, were covered with trailing masses of seaweed and the remains of the islanders' canoes.As I looked on the scene of desola side of it?" asked my uncle. "That's Jebel Katherina, more than a thousand feet higher and two miles to the west'ard of Sinai—yet almost every passenger on the Oriental liners firmly believes that he that, although the consequences might have been awkward. It's the other incident. No doubt that enclosure contains a temple, and is held in veneration by these savages.""They are only a horde of heat ather. "We are safe enough for the present" and, with a sailor's instinct, the work of making things ship-shape was first taken in hand, before attempting to find out what act of Providence was respon

and bleached leaves. In the foreground many of the men wore a kind of cuirass of stiff plaited cocoa-fibre, which was continued like half a stove-pipe to a distance of six inches above their heads. T o at the first sign of danger.Seven months had now elapsed since the day when the "Fortuna" cleared out from Fowey, and we were within a few hours' sail of the island where we hoped to find the "San P like the greater part of the lagoon, but of mud and sand mixed into a dark, gritty substance, with plenty of vegetable growth.It was the time of spring tides, and the rise, though but three feet, was the graceful symmetry of her hull was for'ard, where the bows, torn by a long-standing injury, terminated in a tangle of broken planks and jagged timbers.The crew looked with awestruck astonishment at o resistance.As a necessary precaution, and also for the purpose of exercising the crew in the use of small arms, the rifles were issued out, and seven rounds of ammunition were expended per man, the

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