A stranger story than Orphan Island, a pleasanter story than Rain, drifted in, last week, from mid-Pacific.

Years ago, an American named Christopher Young discovered the island of Manua in the Samoan Archipelago. He found the natives gentle ; he prospered, became a family man. When the Island King (or "Tui") died, the natives elected him King to rule over them.

But, in far-off* Apia, dwelt a Governor of Samoa (Captain Edward S. Kellogg, U. S. N.) who knew no kings. The Captain-Governor despatched a Government boat to Manua, brought King Young to...

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