They fought only with the butt ends of their guns, for their object was not to kill her.
Do not cut off the butt ends, instead straddle the hook as Fig. 2, Diagram 5.
They were always placed with the butt ends up stream and stones on the bushy ends held them firmly anchored on the bottom.
Those who do not fall, see the guns reloaded; these are again shot and the wounded dispatched ...