The Telephone=register. (McMinnville, Or.) 1889-1953, February 08, 1894, Image 4

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    yeara left ill Its present ««mdition by a sb««l aside, amt lie dropped down ul*o.
Then I dived into the run, bolding tlie
receding tide
But what if it was wet witli the light up to the top tlint lie might aee.
rising tide? ‘Tliis question caused me Tbe ooze was, no higher and we get i
to pause despite my impatieut desire to through Just us the candle gave out, I
goon. If the tide rom« before 1 could but he liad to squeeze to get his broad i
get Tunis out of the cellar ail e«ea|ie shoulders through the ends of the casks.
would be impossible, and hemmed in, 1 sprung up the bole by tlie irons at |
we should both be at tlie mercy of Dri­ the top and struck matches while he I
go and l’utty. On tlie other hand, if I mounted.
We were safe, lint to guard ugninst
waited until the tide had risen and ful-
!;-n again it might be too late to save pursuit 1 droppetl the I mix ifown anil
Taras replms-d I In1 stone, moving it as
Taras.
1 baiked out of the run, clambered . if it were no more than a piece of board*
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<^PYPiGnT. I09ö-Br'CA^tLL d>'C2
into tlie cellar mid raising uiyself into I Then I led him by the arm to the
the easemeut of tlie ventilator looked easement, und striking another match
out. The water was certainly high,but showed him the hole by which we
( IIAPTF.lt III.
cite attention. It Mas just the -mue
whether it was rising or falling I could were to get out, telling Idin he nitut
with this sound, M'liieli I noticed after
A STII AMIE Villi I-
not
tell. As I looked out n clock chim­ pull out the leiuuining Imr«.
awliile
occurred
in
this
May,
Mith
reg
­
l iieie was no one in the Imr of the
“Dear little friend,” said lie, passing
ed the half-hour past ten. At eleven
Joy, but I heard the low murmur of ular intervals between:
the Joy would be closed. Then any­ his hand round tlie casement, with a
“Tap, tap, tap—tap, tap—tap, tap­
voices in the HMini lieyend; so my cour­
thing might happen to Tarus. One litlgli. “I doubt If I could get my
age holding out I went behind tlie bar tap, tap—tup, tap—tap," over and over
tiling was tolerably evident—the two big bead through'there."
again.
counter, and looked in. The shutters
This whs true, and the unforeseen
men would go down into the cellar, if
I looked around the Imr for all explu-|
were st ill closed, hilt by the light that
only to see If Taras was still alive. But difficulty dismayed me for a lime. All
e.ine in tlirough the Imr windows I nation. I aaw no vibrating bottle on
Witli these recollections crowding they might have, and probably had, tile doors o|>en!ng on to Sweet apple
saw Drigo and Putty sitting face to face the shelves such a« the sound seemed
to
indicate.
There
was
no
wind
to
my
mind and the means they suggest­ made arrangements with the other line were padlocked on the outside.
at the dirty laid« with pipes ill their
Suddenly the
man to take him away from the Joy,in We wore prisoners.
mouths and a can of drink la-tM-eeii shake the yellow curtain against tkic ed of rescult'g Taras tilling my heart
which case if I waited till tbe tide had means of eseape camo into my mind,
them, playing cards.
1’he air was front window. It seemed to come from witli a wild delight, I hurried down
risen and fallen, I should And the cellar and again taking Ills arm I led him
thick Mith smoke, but It mhs dear the old disiiseil lieer engine before me, I Feirylmut alley, and after looking
tnrniigli the empty storerooms into the
empty
and
I
touched
one
of
the
handles
to
see
about
carefully
to
make
sure
thut
no
enough that no one, dead or alive, was
This reflection and a belief that the one ut the very top, where I lodged
if it mws loose. The rattle it made un­ one was observing me I wedged myself
in the room but those two.
tide was yet ijome distance lielow high The door there was only bolted on the
Without looking at me, Putty, sort­ der my band was answered almost tin- I through the ventilating bole and drop-
water mark decided me to make the at­ I inside. I o|wned it, still holding his
ing hia cards, asked me what 1 wauled mediately by a similar rattle, and the i ped into tlie wharf cellar. ■ I kuew ex­
tempt at once and run the risk of lieing i arm, for if, in tlie dark, he liad taken |
engine
itself
seemed
to
whispering
with
actly
where
the
opeuingexistedjiaving
emliellishlng his presence with a ’’«•w
a step forw ard it w ould have I h - cii liis
taken part myself in some of the old imprisoned by the tide.
foul word«. Hi« calmness astonished a huiiiuu voice.
“At auy rate,” J thought, “I shall be I.ist.
The glass nearly slipped from iny marauding expeditions, and dropping
me.
“What is in there?" lie a~ked, liwik-
a prisoner with him.”
“I Mailt to «er tlie fair mail,” said- 1 hand, but 1 recovered my presence of i down upon inv bauds and knees I
Without another moment's hesitation Ing into the obscurity, as I pushed the
mind
in
an
Instant
and
went
on
polish
­
I
brushed
the
dirt
away
from
the
stone
suddenly.
I dropped down into the run, put my door back.
"Then you M ill have to wait till he ing the glasses till a new dispute arose that covered the hole. There was not
“Nothing is out there 'eept the iqien
' M'ltbin over a false cut. Then I touch­ enough light to see it, but I could traee matches and candle end in a part of
comes back.”
my dress where they were least likely air and the river down lielow.”
“He ain’t gone nut, and you klioM* it. ed the handle again, and again the rat- Itbe outline plainly enough-with my
“1)0 you expect me to dive from
to get wetted, and then eniM led along
1 ain’t took my eve« off the diair slni-e i tie was echoed by another, and us I lingers
But how m a« I to raise tlie heavy tbe run through the slush, which, to here?” he asked in a tone of nniuse-
he came in tliis morning at half-past «trained my ears I heard tlie whisper­
ing sound once mole. The engine was ting? There was no ring or anything mv satisfaction, I found came nowhere incut.
two.”
to
“No. I>» you
above my elbows.
When I reached
“Oil, very well, if he Isn't gone out articulating words, but so faintly that to catch hold of, and I knew that if I
the further end, and finding the irons kill yourself? I ain’t a foul. Wail a
I
caught
only
the
last
three,
and
they
worked
away
tbe
rubbish
sufficiently
you'd lietter look alauit here and find
to get iny hands under it I should »till in (tie wall, mounted up by them until bit," said 1 striking ray last match, I
hini. Two for bis bloomin' nob," lie Mere:
- ------- “for
i*aku!”
lie unable to lift it. I must have some­ my head struck the flagstone above, held it up when it flamed and showed
added, addressing Drigo ns lie turned
My
hair
to
crisp
up
on
mv
thing
to pry it up with. A liar of iron and here, knOM'ing tliat I should need him the crane lifted in die doorway,
up a card.
head
as
I
listened.
Tbe
voice
was
aw
­
would
do. It struck me that I might all my strength, 1 paused for a minute die windlass inside and ibe chain
<III the ground floor there Mere but
to get tny breath. Then, bending my hooked against tlie wall, telling him
those two rooms—the bar and the pur ful to my ignorant, superstitious mind. 11 nd what I needed among tlie old iron
head, I rose another step and setting liow I had seen great bale» raised from
In-. To And Taras I must look iu the I thought the dead wass)>eakingtome. in Johnson’« yard. If I had thought
I
my shoulders against the ibig st mined below by Illis apparatus.
rmmis s I hivo . My retreat Mould i-e cut Then on a sudden my reason suggested of that beforehand, 1 might have
“If you can hold onto the chain. I’ll
every muscle to straighten my Imdy
off if 1 M eat upstairs, und I klietv the a natural explanation of the mystery— brought it in with me, but I was too
lower you down,” said 1. “You can
and push up tbe stone.
If Tara« M as murdered and lying there ths voice came through tbe pipes from impatient of delay to waste time in re.
For some time it resisted all my ef- put your feet on diem hook thing».”
grots.
I would never be allowed to tell the the cellar.
’ ( lamberiiig up to tlie ventilator I
bl,t «»
"But how will you get out?” lie asked.
I
had
not
thought
of
the
cellar
for
tale. But I took Putty at Ills word
“ll.v die liide in the cellar. It ain't
looked
out.
Some
boys
were
playing
above
giving
wayjt
yielded
sloM-ly,und
the
simple
reason
that
I
had
forgotten
without hesitation, and prepared for’
too naiTer for me.”
tlie Moist made tny way down the side its existence. Five years before it had I on tlie shore. J I dared not show myself 1 P««hed it up sufficiently fartoget my
He agreed to this, saying be would
it seemed to head mid shoulders through the open-
passage to the stairs, and after assuring ; beeii dosed, for a motive which I shall while they were there,
wait for me below, and then, as noise­
myself that the cupboaid under the presently explain, and since that time me that tliey would never weary o [(f ing. But lieing now stretched to my
i I full height, and fiiiding no iron to set lessly as we could, we pushed out the
stairs Mas empty, save for a little coal no one had opened it. The beer was no i throwing stones into the «-ater, but nt
! my foot on and get fresh purchase, I the crane, got tlie chain down and
piled in one corner, anil that tlie pass­ longer drawn from tlie cellar, but from length they gave it up and went away.,
could go no further and stopped there, made arrangements for tlie descent,
age itself contained nothing, I want up the casks set up behind tlie bar, and Then I slipped out, and pretending to
Ills eyes liecoining used to tlie darkness
to tlie story aliove with a faltering step, the trap 1 »etween the entrance and the lie looking for inlds and ends on tlie unable to get either up or down, the
which was at first impenetrable to
heavy
flagstone
pressing
cruelly
upon
bar,
through
which
tlie
casks
used
to
shore, made tny way tip to Johnson's
quaking under tlie double terror of
my shoulders, scarcely able to breathe them. I could still see more clearly,
finding Taras dead and of bearing the be let down into the cellar, had been yard and got in through h gap in the
It didn't take long to find and feeling as if my poor chest bones ; being used to the place and its dark­
s ails creak Imliind ine under Hie pur­ screwed down ami formed part of the paling.
lie««, and hi« silhouette stood out dis­
m hat I M anted—a broken stoking iron would lie crushed in.
suing steps of hi* murderers.
I passed door over which we walked.
1 dared not cry for help lest my tinctly against tlie gray sky as I held
Now
I
recollected
that
the
car|»enter
looked
to
me
just
the
thing.
Asking
I'oni room to room, laying inv hand
i
voice should be heard by tlie men on tight to die winch. I could see
against the wall for atip|Mirt, my heart i had been ill the Joy the day before and myself if there was anything else I
I
above, and I could only hang- there him quite plainly when he said, “Now
e ■using to lieat whenever a rotten Itoartl l»a<l doubtless withdrawn the screws should need, it occurred to me that a
I
and made tlie trap practicable for de­ candle Mould I«1 necessary, tlie cellar of gasping for breath and despairing of re­ little friend,” and swung himself out
e caked under my feet.
from the loft door on the chain.
The three rooms that coni|a>«cd the scent. Even now, as I glanced at the tlie Joy being even darker Ilian tlie lease. Indeed I think I must stain
I was mole careful than if iny own
have fainted under the dreadful pres
flat Mi re absolutely empty; there Mas fl<M»r, I failed to see any difference in wliarf cellar. Tlie ga'es of tlie yard
sure, but that Taras, having listened to life had depended on the descent, and
n tilling alaive but tlie cockloft. To its ap|»earanee or any sign of the trap o|>ened into Sweet Apple lane, and as
these inexplicable sounds in the ground , 1 turned the handle steadily and yet as
r nch this I had Io ascend a laddei and having been moved. The sand with tliey closed iin|ierfec’tly I was just aide
in passive perplexity for some, hearing quickly as I dared. 1 felt at ease until
which
the
floor
was
strewn
had
i»een
to
squeez«'
through
—
thanks
to
lieing
ii
c.'eep through a trap-door. But I did
the faint moan. Hint escaped me when Ills head and shoulders disap|ieareil,
iq though I expected never to com« carefully rubbed into the cracks, so as kipper.
but then a horrible feur that he might
to completely conceal the opeuing. But
When I liad bought a lialTpenny I felt that all that all wu- over with
d iwn again.
me, groped forward, and finding the ¡slip from the chan |Ks«es«etl me as I
Tarns
was
down
there,
I
felt
sure
of
that
candle
and
a
liox
of
matches
out
of
tlie
Tlie loll Mas empty and thick Mitill
opening set Ids foot under tlie stone thought of him swinging out of sight
tlie unstirred dust of years. I descend- ami as if to confirm it the tapping re­ money given me by l’utty, tlie trem­
a hunilred feet and mole aliove the
bling of my knees and ii feeling of faint­ and thru«t it right back with one strong
*d the ladder and Ment down stairs, too commenced.
; stone quay lielow, and fervent grati­
“'lap, tap, tap—tap, tap—tap— tap— ness reminded me that I had eaten effort.
bsM'lldered by this mystery to reason
My sense of relief was indescribable. tude tilled my heart when there ceased
upon tlienx The I mo men Mere still tip. lap.”
nothing all day, so I iHiught a small
In
a moment I had scrambled onto the to lie any pressure on the handle and a
But now tlie sounds seemed to my loaf and some cold lisli and treated my­
playing ill tbe den la'hind tlie I iht ;
floor of theiellar. I .«truck a match, ton whistle from lielow readied my
they had not troubled themselves to excited imagination terribly loud, eati«- self to a clip of eeffee witli iny last half­
j ears.
i ng every muscle in my body to con­ penny. Tlie hot coflee set'me up won­ and raising it my eager eyes fell upon
follow me.
the great figure and noble face of Tar:'». I And now', not waiting to wind up
tract
with
the
dread
of
being
heard
by
"Well, ba’ you found him'.” 'Putty
derfully, and witli revived energy I
I Putty or the quicker M illed Drigo. returned to tlie yard and hiding the He did not recognize me at first and I the chain or even to close tlie lofi door,
cilled, hearing my step.
I sped down to the cellar that I might
“He ain't there,” I ansM-ered stupid­ What signal could I make to let Taras bar under my dress sneaked back to the the look of astonishment on his coun­
i know that I had heard him anil that stairs Then aftsr another cautious look tenance was curious to see. And no - «join him.
ly.
At tlie font of tlie cellar steps my foot
It around, finding the coast dear, J slip- wonder. From head to foot I was
“I’reaps lie's made ot glass, as you he M as to cease tapping the pipe?
' struck against something, which, by
didn't see him along of hi« friend« and occurred to me that if I could hear liis ]«■<! the stoking iron through tlie ven­ drabbled and daubed with black ooze tlie sound it made, I knew tn lie the
can’t see him about tlie house no­ voice through the pipe he could hear tilator and following it almost as swift­ anil dirt. I could have looked like ibox I had thrown down the shaft be­
like nothing human rising out of tlie fore we went up to tlie loft.
mine, but I dare not approach my lips ly.
where«. ”
earth and so disfigured. But be knew
tn
tlie
engine,
anil
still
less
answer
the
{To lie continued.]
“1 wouldn't give him up, sneered
it wusa harder job than I expected to
me by thetiniel had lit the candle.
Drigo. “( onie .»it M ith ua till he come« whisper, for tlie machine m u » in full I move tlie flagstone nnd get it out of tlie
Teiuper«tlire of Swiss Forests.
some unintelligible
j view of tlie men in tlie parlor.
The way. But I stuck to it, witli tlie ¡tors- He murmured
back.”
Fur twenty years the Swiss govern­
words of gratitude, and Ills eyes were
“Oil, if you're a-goln' to stay you ken tipping eontinued, still more audibly piration running down my face, until,
ment has been making observations
suffiised with the tears that sprang
g.ve the liar a bit of a clean up. “There it seemed to nie. I must stop it, even tlie sensation of sickness seizing me
through its forestry stations on the
from bis sensitive iieart.
'
if
it
killed
every
hope
I
had
raised.
temperature of the air. of the trees and
Is all them”—Putty broke oft' «bort a«
again, I had to give over for a time till
“No time for Jaw ing aliout that," I the soil in the forests. These observa­
if he had received «onie silent adihoiii- Doing close to tlie engine and takiug I liad eaten my loaf and regained my
said,
interrupting
him.
“
Wev'e
got
to
tions show that tin t ‘inperature in the
hold of the handle to pull it down and ■ strength. At length, having worked
t on from Drigo.
get out of this afore Putty comes down forests is always below the tempera­
open
the
valves
if
it
Mould,
I
snid
in
a
I went tadiind the counter and la-gnu
tlie stone aside, about a foot out of its
ture outside. Tin* temperature also
and the tide eonies up.”
to put it In order mechanically, for my loud voice:
place, I knelt down to feel if the open­
varies according to the trees composing
He
turned
around
and
I
saw
(lint
ills
“I'm done now, bloke, and I'm go- ing M a« large enough for me to pass
thoughts were now occupied in solving
the forests. \ beech forest is always
hands
were
tied
lieliind
him.
Tlie
cooler than a forost of larch. As to
the mystery of tbl« disappearanee.
1 in'. Will you give me something fori through, (for I had not lit the candle to
hemp was black with dried blood from the trunks of the trees, they are
a«k»d myself If at any time during my a bite of grab? I ain’t had nothin’ to do this work) and then to my dismay I
his wrists. The sight of it filled me always cooler than the surrounding
watch I had given away to fatigue mid l eat to-day."
discovered that the too careful watch*
with rage against the villains who had air. Regarding the temperature of the
dozed. No; I liad sat down only for a . He had some isippets on tlie table | man lincl tilled tbe hole with rubbish.
soil.it is found that in the forest the
u«ed him so barbrrously.
fen uilniit««, und certainly 1 had not ! tliut Merc won from Drigo and he Sinking down on the ground I could
"There's a knife in my wni«lcoat temperature is invariably below that
I
threw
them
on
the
floor
with
some
bru
­
loHt coniiciousness then. I felt tliut it
of the air. Outside the forest the soil
have cried with tlie mingled feelings of
I picked them up without rage nnd dis.ippointnient, but thinking pocket,” he said.
wjh an lm|ai««ibillty for Taras to have tal words.
is always warmer than the air in sum­
I
found
it
and
cut
the
knotted
ro|ie,
mer and colder in winter.
passed me without my perceiving him. a reply, lint as I turned to go I hail the of Tarns desperation overcame these
but
it
was
some
time
before
lie
could
Had they thrown his liody into tlie gumption to say in a moody tone:
sentiments, nnd springing up on iny
Sagacity .»r Wild Fowl.
“I'll come after dinner and see if lie's j knee« I tofc at Hie rubbish witli iny use his nnmbed hands. At lengtli life
river? N«. In the silence of tlie night
W il«l gex’se and wild ducks show
returned
to
them.
All
the
time
we
I should have heard I lie door in Ferry, back—the fellow with tlie lieard. He's I hands vehemently, like a dog in a war­
knowledge as to the resistance of the
stood there I knew that tlie water
boat alley open u second time as I liad took my fancy hm ful."
atmo'-phere and sagacity in overcom­
ren, determined to reach Taras, though
I went out with the fierce deterinina- I liad to dig mv way to him through might be rising iu the run to prevent ing it. Whep flocks of them have to
heard it tlie first, nor could a heavy
our escape, yet I was unconscious of go long distances, they form a triangle
body have lieen carried down tlie alley .tion to keep the spirit of that promise, I solid earth.
alarm or fear or even of impatience, I to cleave the air more easily, and the I
without the scuffling of feet being audi­ i I M ould see Taras, tint by means they
Happily the rubbish was hxme and was with him.
most courageous bird takes position at
ble. Besides, the risk was one which little dreamed of for nil their villainous
yielded readily to my hands, and still
"I am ready now. Are wo to P» the forward angle. As this i.s a very
Putty. I kneM-, had not the tsuirage to I craft.
fatiguing jost another bird ere long
more hnpplly, there were not aliove down there?” he asked.
run. And their coiupoour» n«w wa»
takes the place of the exhausted lead­
CHAPTER IV.
four or five feet of it, or I might never
I nodded assent and led the way­ by er. I bus they place their available
a it consistent with their having done a
have got down to the tub run, with all dropping to tlie bottom of the shaft. I
THE ESCAPE.
strength at the service of the society.
danger'«1« deed though Drigo might
Au empty i»ix
I ku< « more about the Mariner'. Joy ' my determination.
vor.v well have counseled Putty to us-!
thrown
down
lia«l
got
jauinied
in
tlie
than was known to Putty. Years tie-
sume indifferenee ill order to avert siis-
fore lie took tbe house I earned niv liv­ i hole about a third of tlie way down,
picion which might have led me to
ing there, doing a drudge’s work and ■ anil lielow tliut the space was empty,
communicate with the police.
running on errands when I was a mere i Nevertheless, it took me many hours to
The most reasonable conjecture I
child. Fly Jigger had it then: that dig it out, having nothing but my
isiiild form was that Taras had actually
was before improvements ruined the hand« to dig with and nothing but my
left the Joy with his friends mill liad
ueightwirhood The houses in Sweet apron to carry it up in when I got
turned down to the water instead of ac­
Apple lane, now mjwtly untciianted, dow n a certain distance, and then the
companying tJicm into Sweet Apple
were crowded with tenants, ami tile box.which at first sight seemed io have
lane. He might have ordered the M-a-
Joy was a favorite “house of call" for lieon M*t there by tlie hand of Provi»
ternian to return and so got away. If
all sorts of bad characters w ho lived ileiiee, appeared after awhile to have j
this Mere really the case, he might re­
there, ami for the men employed ili I been placed there by my worst enemy. '
turn a« Drigo liad Intended—not that
Baxter's w barf, which was then one | f ir it defied all inv efforts to hmsen it,
his word was to i-e taken ill earnest:
of tbe busiest stores for dry salting on until my patience and strength were;
whole tone was ironieal and indicative
well nigh cxhausteil, and then I bail
till« side of the river.
of double meaning. But tlie ho[ie that
Fly Jigger 'ltd well by legitimate to get lo the top and drag it out, which b
Taras still lived and might return put
trade l>ut lie made still more money by w is even more difficult. Ten o'clock |
new life Into mo, and I went about my
plundering Baxter’s wharf,
For tilia «•nick Iwfore till« task was ««•complish- j
work behind the bar Mith such alacrity
purpose be ami his crew hail made a | e 1.
that I think the men inside conceived
I liiol been compelled to light the!
|Mis«age under the fon-sliore, o|iening at
I was trying to make amend« for my
one end into the cellar of the Joy, and 1 caudle to get the box out, and there
>ui«liehavior. At any rate after a long
at the other end into the cellar of tbe ' wa« not now more than an inch of it
silence, III which they cast furtive
wharf.
This passage was called the j left.
glance« at me every now and then,
I blew out the light and put tbe end
tub run because, to prevent the sides
their suspicion relaxed, and they en­
falling in. was lined with casks with in my |Hx>ket. 1 could feel inv way
ters«'. heartily Into a dlspnte over some
i their heads removed and set end to 1 along the tub run and the light would
trick which one had playetl w ith the
fend. As soon as tli« house was closed lie needful when I got into the cellar of
WASHINGTON,
DENVER,
SAN FRANCISCO. I
i ar>'« while tbe other was not watch
at night Fly Jigger and his men would .the Joy. There were iron sfaples in the
Ing, and this led to their >levoting more
set to work going through the tub run sides of the «haft placed at Intervals to'
attention to their game.
Into Baxter’s wharf and returning serve as steps. The descent was easy
I bad a row of washed glasw« on til« with goods from the storerooms. I have emnigli, but at the liottom a fresh ob- ‘
bar and was «tandlng in front of tbe seen tliem bring out a«* nu*ny a« -St» •taele prv-ented itself. I was standing
parlor floor wiping them when my hams iu a nlgni.
in water. If the thle was up it would
«ense of hearing xradually to»k reeog-
The secret was never fnUIld .Hit, but he impossible to gi t through the nm,
nitkni of a «mind w liich «lid not <«>me when the trade went from Baxter's that part of the shore lieing enmpletely
from th» men at my back. The«ih-nee and the wharf was cleared .«it and under Water at the fiood.
of my «weiipatum allowed me to listen closed, tlie run was no longer of anv
Dropping on my knees I crawled i'er.
and yet continue working. The sound service.
Tlie wharf watchman who ward, entering the first cask. The not»
wa« very faint. Its regularity attra<-t- bad been a party to these rnbls-rie-. was high over my wrists, but still if
ed my attention. One iloes not notice | took care to i lose and eoMenl the o|ien- ‘ they were all fairly on the same level,
A'y» Creom Halm S w* s A'yvM, «nojf «r pmrdrr. AppUrd inta tfir nnotriU il it
the »ingle chirp of a sparrow, but if the i iug on Ills side with a flagstone ami a the paeMge ««• yet sufficiently o|ien.
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chirping i« ■vntiiiueil persistently for . harrow-load of rnubtsli, which, tmddeu Tbe ooze might simply be the earth
any length of time it never falls to ex- down, presented no difference from the that bad sifted through Iu tbe course of,
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rest of tlie iiii | mivc <I fli«>r. Previous Io
that, to keep the brewers out of the cel­
lar, lie had removed tlie l*er Imrrel«,
which thenceforth he kept set up t>e-
liind the l>ar, saying that it was more,
fair ami square-like for the customers '
to .«ee their beer drawn from the wood |
than through tile enginefrom the deuce
knows w here.
The closing of Baxter's wliarf was a
<a>l blow to him, but a worse came
•ssiii alter, for lieiug of a too active dis­
position he took to smuggling tobacco
and rum from incoming ships, and be­
ing discovensl by the excise was sent
to prison, and tlie Joy lost its license.
The I nvweis obtained a I'resli license to
sell beer and put Putty in to manage
the house. When he came the spring
tides had flooded the cellar unit seeing
that it was of uo use lie had the trap
screwed down to save tlie expense of
putting new binges on it. Since then,
as I have »aid, no one had gone down
Into tlie cellar.
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