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BRITISH BLUEJACKETS AND JAPANESE POLICE. « An amusing incident occurred recently on the sea front at Nagasaki. Six bold bluejackets from Her Majesty's ship Grafton had overstayed their leave, and the usual reward of 91 per head was out for their delivery on board. There were quite fifteen men in all who broke leave, but this was a party of an even half-dozen chums, who were quite sober and who appre- ciated the situation they were in to a nicety. If they came on board of their own accord they were, comparatively speaking, well off; but if carried on board by policemen, well, then they were practically deserters, and on the head of other punishment they would have to pay, each man for himself, the hard-earned sovereign that the police received for his apprehension. So the case was simply this Could they fight their way back to the ship uncaught or would the police reap the golden harvest of 60 dols. that was theirs could they arrest the sailormen? The police first corralled their quarry up at the Sagarimatsu landing stage, and one of the officers having singled out a peculiarly peaceful-looking tar, who was standing a little apart from his comrades with his hands in his pockets, approaching him and laying hands upon him, announced the fact of his arrest. The sailor did not take his hands out of his pockets or even attempt to dispute the issues in the case. He simply lowered his head and butted the little policeman clean across the street. He then joined his chums, and they formed in a column of six and boarded a big lighter that was lying alongside the quay steps, where they picked up half-a-dozen stout bamboo staves, with which they faced about and stood at attention as gravely as if on parade. Then they became gay and presented arms and pre- tended to fire upon the guardians of the law, and then they deliberately marched on shore again, bamboos and all, grave as judges, after a fashion, but with a merry little twinkle in their eyes. Three abreast they marched past the corps of policemen with their inspector, and then down the bund to Ginsburg's landing- stage, where they hailed a sampan. The police and the transient population of Sagarimatsu followed them at a respectful distance, the crowd increasing every moment. The sampan man had no chance to cavil, his forces were in- adequate to repel the boarders, so he took off the men to their ship, while they cheered the posse of policemen who watched them hungrily from shore.

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