The gale was evidently a spring gale sent out of time, and anything was possible.
When they left the hut after the gale, the noise on the horizon was steadily growing, and the tough ice moaned and buzzed all round them.
In addition to the floe and the pack-ice, the gale and the currents were bringing down true bergs, sailing mountains of ice, snapped off from the Greenland side of the water or the north shore of Melville Bay.
Kotuko found the dogs fighting over a fresh-killed seal who was following the fish that a gale always disturbs.
MY singing made the gale blow that broke the ice and drew the two dogs toward Kotuko when the ice would have crushed his bones.
All through September there were continuous gales that broke up the smooth seal-ice when it was only four or five feet thick, and forced it inland, and piled a great barrier, some twenty miles broad, of lumped and ragged and needly ice, over which it was impossible to draw the dog-sleighs.
was born in Portland, grew up in Yoncalla, went to high school in Salem, and played at the University of Portland before beginning his pro career this summer with the Emeralds, who return home today to begin a five-game homestand against Tri-City at 7:05 p.