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April 12, 1918

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 10

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THE DAILY COURIER, ^ONNELLSVTLiLE, PA. FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 1918. ln*t*d out. "Don't let's r tb« ·p«« until we get It," i ftiaM a*. ^That's tbe way with all ynaanc-aanlm. They invariably full fwt aad go to Seating. To atoid blcod- '·VTI1 agree to sen my Interest *pt ft* eaah. My share of tbe fa- nerTarona fortnae going for"ardol- r. -. | "Mure! He doesn't beuere'a -word ' It.'Katekan aald. Note* gare an Impatient abrng. a*e ptopie wouldn't beHeve they alhro unless they caw tbeir~breath laoUng-gkua, Goodaeaa I How I :e a aspiring skeptic, a wet blanket" ij? OTUUly rose with on* arm shielding lac*. "In the interest of frlend- t , I withdraw. A cane on these a, anyhow. We shall ea»e to Wows." ;A» k« walked away be beard Norlne "Doat pay any attention to him go and dig it up ourselves, and ,w* wnat wait antfl the war is over " ,Aa hew later Esteban and his nurse it-had their heads together. They ·till talking ol golden Ingots and tbe Caribbean the size of they looked op to aee 'mating toward them. He traait fair excited; he waTed and shouted thsm. Be was panting when he nr- ed. "Mewi! From Matanzas r he cried. has arrived." 7Batabaa struggled to rise, but Koine restrained him. "Rosa? What heaayt Quick!" "Goed newa' She left the Fan de with the two negroes. She tit late tbe dty before Cobo's raid." /Bateban collapsed limply. He closed eyes, his face was Tery white. He himself weakly. 'The letter la definite. .It seems they starring. They obeyed Weyler's They're la Matanzai now." /m hear, Katebanr* Norine look her patient by tbe shoulder. alive. Oh, cant yon see {bat it pays to beliere the bentr ·AUrel Safer Esteban wblapered. s eyes, when he opened them, -were Inoaiag; he datcbed Morlne's hand ; his other hand he extended to iQrReOy. "A reconeentradof- In Ma- Laanaaal 'Well, that's good. We have ;!trle*6a there--tbeyH not let her : This makes a new roan of me. 9ee! TJa strong again, m go to her.' f !i "Tonll tor qnlcWy cried Mtas Brans. "Toa'n go! Ton're not strong ngh.- It would be suicide. You, with a price upon your head! Erery- ody knows yon there Matanzas Is virtually a walled city. There's slck- SSB, too--yellow fever, typlraa--" "Exactly. And hunger, also I suppose no one has taken Boca In? Those concentration camps aren't nice places 1 r a girl"' "Bat wait! I have friends In Wash- ngton They're Influential. They will cable the American consul to look after ler. Anyhow, yon mustn't think of re. urnlng to Matanias," Norlne faltered; ier voice caoght unexpectedly and she turned her face away. CXBellly nodded shortly. "Ton're a sick man," he igreed. "There's no need for both of us to go." Esteban looked up "Then you--· "I leave at once. The Old Man has given me a commission to General Be- tanconrt, and ni be on my way In an hour. The moon Is young; I must cross tbe trocha before--" "That trocha'" Esteban was up on his elbow again. "Be careful there, O'Be!Hy. They keep a sharp lookout, and It's guarded with barbed wire. Be sure yon cut every strand. Yes, sad muffle yonr horse's hoofs, too, In cross- Ing the railroad track. That's how we were detected. Pablo's horse struck a rail, and they fired at the sound. He fell at the first volley, riddled. Oh, I know that trocha!" ·D the trocha!" O'Hellly claimed. "At last I've got a chance to do something. God' How long Fre waited." Esteban drew O'Reilly's.tense form down and embraced his friend, after the fashion of his people. "She has been waiting, too," he said, hnskily "We Varonas are good waiters, OTleO- ly. Rosa wni never cease welting until yon conie. Tell her, for me--" Norine withdrew softly out of earshot There were a lump In her throat and a pain In ber breast She hnd acquired a peculiar and affectionate In tereat In" this unhappy girl whom she bad never seen, and she had learned to respect O^Reflly's love. The yearning that had pulsed In bis voice a moment before had stirred her deeply; It awoke a throb la her own bosom, for OTlellly was dear to ber. The paetflcos, accord Ing to all reporta, were dying like flies In the prison camps. Nortne wondered If there might not be a terrible heart che at the end of 0186111/8 quest? Her face was grave and worried when, hearing him speak to her, she turned o take his outstretched hand. r "Ton will be careful, won't yon?' she implored. "And youll be stout of heart, no matter what occurs?" He nodded. "If B a long way back icre to Cnbitas. You may not »ee or tear from me again " "I understand." She choked misery. "You mean you may not come back. Oh, Johnnie!" "Tut, tut 1 We O'BefllTs have more hres than a litter of cats. I mean I may not see you until the war, Ja over and we meet In ICew York. Weil, we're »eeu good pals, and--I'm glad you cam* to Cuba " His grasp upon her two bands was painful. | ·Too most go, I know, and I wouldn't try to keep yon. but--" Norlne faltered, then impulsively she drew him down and kissed him full upon tbe lips. "For Host'" she whispered. Her eyes were shining as she watched him pass swiftly out of sight. CHAPTER XVI. Th» Trocha. Of all the military measures employed by the Spaniards In their wars against Cuban independence, perhaps the most unique was the trocha-- trench or traverse. Martinez Campos during the Ten tears' war built the first trocba Just west of the Cnbltas mountains where* the waist of the Island Is narrowest Not until Weyler's time were the two methods of pacification, the trocha and the concentration camp, developed to their fnllest extent Although his trocbas hindered the free movement of Cuban 'troops and his prison camps decimated the peaceful population of several provinces, the Spanish cause gained little. Both trenches and prison camps became Spanish graveyards. At tbe time Johnnie O'Bellly set out for TIMiip*" the war--a war without battle, without victory, without defeat --bad settled Into a grim contest of endurance. In the cast, where the tnsur- rectos were practically supreme, there was food of a sort, but beyond the Ju- caro-Uoron trocha--the old one of Campos' building--tbe country was sick. Immediately west of It, In that district which the Cubans caned Lai Villas, the land lay dying, while the entire provinces of llatanzos, Eabana and Plnar del Rio were practically dead. These three were skeletons, picked bare of flesh by Weyler's beak. The Jucnro-Moron trocha bad been greatly strengthened since Campos' day It followed the line of tbe trans- Insular railway. Dotted at every quarter of a mile along the grade were little forts connected by telephone and telegraph lines Between these fcrtl- nas were sentry stations of logs or railroad ties. 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