In a measure these people were under the charge of Governor Shute.
Mr 'Skipper' Shute belonged to the last-named of the three classes.
The track was a wide one; and the pilots of both boats—old hands—knew every “Shute” and sand-bar of the river.
It's out in that direction,' said Mr Shute, pointing over his shoulder.
Rale wrote also to Shute; and though the letter is lost, the governor's answer shows that it was sufficiently aggressive.
Apparently he had struck Mr Shute, an unbiased spectator, as gloomy.
Mrs. Shute almost boxed Dumoise's ears for what she called his "criminal delay," and went off at once to look after the poor girl.
The possibility of meeting Mr Shute had not occurred to Maud.
The Shute is not more than eight feet in height, but is of course a complete barrier to navigation.
It may, however, be remarked that she did not know Mr Shute.