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THE ALTERNATIVE ROUTE

" Go on, Mr Gates, learn him!" commanded the highly gratified skipper.
" Drop that bar," shouted the genial Mr Gates, "and I'll kill you!"
" Half a minute, please," said Hughie, as unruffled as if he were putting on the gloves for a ten-minute spar in a gymnasium.. "I'm not going to fight a man in sea-boots in my bare feet. Can any gentleman oblige me with-thank you, sir ! You are a white man."
A pair of oily canvas tennis shoes, with list soles, pattered down on the deck beside him. Their donor, the "white man "- a coal-black individual attired chiefly in cotton-waste - was smiling affably from the engine-room hatchway.
" They'll dae ye fine," he observed unexpectedly, and disappeared below.
In a moment Hughie had slipped on the shoes. Then, casting away the bar, he hurled himself straight at the head of Mr Gates.
In the brief but exhilarating exhibition which followed Mr Gates realised that a first mate bn the defensive is a very different being from a first mate on the rampage. He had become so accustomed to breaking-in unresisting dock-rats and bemused foreigners, taking his own time and using his boots where necessary, that a highpressure combat with a man who seemed to be everywhere except at the end of his fist-to his honour, he never once thought of employing his foot-was an entire novelty to him. He fought

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