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there was a splutter and a glimmer, and it became plain that he was holding a lighted match under the canvas.
" Look!" he whispered.
Hughie peered under the flap. He saw waterbarrels, a spirit-keg, and various bags and boxes. Then the match went out, and Allerton withdrew his hand.
The pair retired once more to their shelter behind the wheel-house.
" You saw that?" said Allerton.
" I did. Do they usually keep the boats provisioned on this ship? If so, I don't blame them." " Not they. Somebody is going for a water.
picnic shortly-that's all." Hughie mused.
" Am I the man, do you think?" he said at length.
" No, I don't think so. There's too much grub for one. Besides, the other boats are provisioned too. It looks as if the ship were to be abandoned."
" But why? There's no reason why she should drop to bits for a long time yet. Rust is very binding, you know. Probably they keep her provisioned just in case-"
Allerton wagged his head sagaciously.
" There's more in this than meets the eye," he said. "It is my pleasure and privilege, as you know, to act as steward at present during the regretted retirement of the regular holder of that office, owing to eczema of the hands. (Even Mr

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