The show it sharply contradicted shining paints of the sky and ocean, but the colonel was happy.
There and then went, stood, sat, people - white, yellow, black, in cowards, in hats, in caps, in jackets, in the loincloths,
smelling then, softened from a heat lay. They monotonously damned both the sky, and the sun, both island, and this grown
In the middle of a lagoon it is lazy the big white steam-ship smoked.
Smajers has drunk a glass soda, has locked the safe and has gone to a radio cabin.
In some minutes the text shifrogrammy, figure behind figure, has gone to an aether. And when over island there has
ascended the moon, all workers were collected at a management building.
Therefrom, accompanied by foremen, left Ball and Smajers. The crowd has ceased...
So, children, - Ball, - today, on eleventh of February has loudly said, the firm terminates with you the contract. The basic
works are ended, and building is curtailed. I do not think, that it strongly afflicted you... - It has made a pause and has
inspected the persons filled in with a moonlight.
Nobody has uttered words.
You worked here over three and a half months, children, - Ball continued, - and most nizkooplachivaemyj has earned more
than could earn in States for the whole year. The majority of you will come back home rich men. Steamships for you will arrive
through two - three days. Loading will be last your work on this building. Tomorrow since morning you can receive the earned
money in office. The firm leaves on two weeks fifty workers for some completions. We here have planned nominees... Those
who does not agree to remain, will declare at once. Then we will appoint others. All is clear? Clearly, - the crowd has hooted.
Perfectly... Read the list, Hvolson. One of foremen has acted forward with a sheet of paper. It had to be bent slightly not to
stand in lantern light under which it stood. Dik and Charlie have pushed each other elbows and have held breath. Their
names have read right at the end when Charlie, pining with impatience, nearly has not turned out Diku fingers.
Has carried to you, children! - Mike has sighed. - they have not left me, and I very much should remain. The truth I tell, very
much it is necessary.
Is wishing to refuse?. Is not present? Then all! Can go to have a rest.
- Ball has told some words of Smajersu, and they have together turned in management.
To us devilishly carries, - Charlie when friends were put to bed has whispered. - we will bring a heap of money! Think, as
Jane will be glad! Not only Mike, but also in general anybody from colour in the list has not appeared.