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Wend tlioso strong worda
from S. Hague Smith, Esq.,
th re .pot tod Si-crotiiry Col.
Mut. Knv Ins. Co., Sydney.
FVir iiianv ran I sulTorcd from
biotiehltls, for -vvliirli I tried a variety
ol leinedios Including sprays and In
Imliirs. These did mo no Kood and I
then began to use Aycr's Cherry Pcc
tmal, with most satisfactory result.
Dim iloso quiet oil my cough and
en ihled 1110 to gut lunch ncodud slccji.
1 umiiil nut now liu without It for any
consilient ion. 1 havo (kissed through
this v Inter froo from tho cough, and
1 am glad to say that suvuinl of my
f rluuds havo boon henonted In the sumo
way. I am sending a Imttlo to a f i lend
iu New Zealand by today's steamer."
In lat-KC and omatt bottles.
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Alameda November 4
Siena November 16
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Sonoma December 7
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Alameda September 28
Ventura October 4
Alameda October 19
Sierra October 25
Alameda November 9
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Al.imedn November 30
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Uhe "Blazed I
By STEWART :
I I Coovrliht. 1902. by Tftoart
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Thome mid 'llm Shearer nearly ni
I ways slept In n dog tent nt the rear
I though occasionally they passed the
night at Dam Two. where llryan Mo
louev and his- crew were already en
gaged In sluicing the logs through the
1 mis through the wide gate nearly
three-(iiiirters of n million feet an
hour could be run, and at length the
Inst or the logs drifted Into the wide
ilaiti pool. The rear had nrrlved at
Dam Two, and Thorpe congratulated
himself that one stage of his Journey
had been completed.
mllK rear h
had been tenting at tho
for two days nnd was
ready to break enmp
Jimmy Powers swung
across the trail to tell them of the big
J 11 111.
Ten miles along tho river bed the
stream dropped over a Utile half falls
Into a narrow, rocky gorge. It was al
ways an anxious spot for river drivers.
The plunging of the logs head on over
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me win iiimi pu piiiKni "in. ni- run m- . ' -
below that an eddy of great power had 1'" ,u "link at
could stand or sit on the summit or tne
gorge cliffs, overlooking the rlier, the
full nnd the jam.
At Inst Shearer became nngry.
"We've been monkeying long
enough," said he. "Next time we'll
j leave n center thnt will go out. We'll
I shut the dams down tight and dry
, pick out two wings that '11 start her."
' The dams were llrst run at full
1 speed and then shut down. Hardly ti
drop of water (lowed In the bed of the
stream. The crews set laboriously to
work to pull nnd roll the logs out In
such lint fashion that n head of water
should send them out.
This was even harder work than the
' other, for they had not the tlnntlm:
power of water to help them In the
lifting. As usual, part of the men
worked below, part ubovo
1 Jimmy Powers, curly 7ia7te(T, laugh-
tig faced, was Irrepressible. He bad
I 'red the others until they threw bark
it him n ml menaced him with their
' ;cne.s. Always he had at his tongue's
I end the proper quip for the occasion,
I so that lu the long inn the wotk was
lightened by him. When the men stop
nil they thought of
formed In the basin. Here, lu spite of
nil efforts, the Jam had formed. The
bed was completely tilled, far above
the level of tho falls, by n tangle that
dolled the Jain crew's bast efforts.
The rear at once took the trail down
the river. Thorpe nnd Shearer and
Scotty Parsons looked over the ground.
Without delay the entire crew was
set to work. Nearly a hundred men
can pick a groat ninny logs lu the
course of a day. Several times the Jam
started, but always "plugged" hefoie
the motion had become Irresistible.
"We'll have to shoot." Shearer re
The men were withdrawn. Scotty
Paisons cut a sapling twelve feet long
and trimmed It. Hlg .lutiko thawed his
dynamite at a little tire, opening the
ends of the packages In order that the
stouin generated might escape. When
the powder was warm, Scotty bound
twi nty of the cartridges around the
cud of the sapling, adjusted n fuse In
one of them and soaped the opening to
exclude wnter. Then Dig .lunko thrust
the long Javelin down Into the depths
of the Jam, leaving a thin stream of
smoke behind him as he turned awiiy.
zigzagging awkwardly over tho Jam,
the long, ridiculous tails of his blown
otilmvni rnut Uoppliiu Ijolitml liliti IIS
ho leaped. A scant moment later the
hoatse dyiiamlto shouted.
Great chunks of timber shot to an In
conceivable height. Kntlro logs lifted
bodily Into the air with the motion of
a lish Jumping. A fountain of wnter
gleamed against the sun ami showeied
down In line rain. The Jain shrugged
nnd settled. That was all. The "shot"
The men ran forward, examining cu
riously the great hole In the log forma
tion. "We'll have to Hood her." said Thorpe.
So all the gates of the (bun were
raised, and the torrent tried Its hand
It had no effect. Evidently the affair
was not one of violence, but of pa
tience. The crew went doggedly to
Day after day the clank, clank, clink
if the peaveys sounded with tho regu
larity of machinery. It was cruel,
hard work. A nian who has lifted his
utmost strength Into a peavey knows
that. Any but the Fighting Forty
would have grumbled
Collins, the bookkeeper, came up to
view the tangle. Later a photographer
from Marquette took some views, nnd
by the end of the week a number of
curiosity heekeis were driving over ev
ery day to see the big Jam. A certain
Chicago Journalist In search of balsam
n. a. j.ucas & co.
Thnu lilv battend old jM hat defiantly
health of lungs even sent to his pa
per a little Item. This unexpectedly
brought Wallace Curpcutcr to the spot.
The' place was uu amphitheater for
HUcli us chose to bo upcctutotiJ. They
Jimmy Powers with veiy kindly hearts,
for It wns known thnt he had had more
trouble than most and that coin was
not made too small for him to divide
with a needy comrade.
'Ihorpe approml thnioughly of Jim
my Powers. Ho thought blm n good
hilliience. He told Wallace so, stand
ing among the siiectators on the cliff
"He Is nil right," said Thorpe. "1
wish I had more like him. The others
are good boys too."
Five men were nt the moment tug
ging futllely nt a reluctant timber.
They were attempting to roll one end
of It over the side of another projecting
log, but wcie continually foiled, liecause
the other end was Jammed fust. Each
bent bis knees, Inserting bis shoulders
under the projecting peavey stock, to
straighten lu n mighty effort.
It wns n tine spring day, clear eyed
nnd crisp, with a hint of new foliage lu
the thick buds of the trees. The air
was so pellucid that one distinguished
without dlillculty the straight entrance
to the gorge a mile nway, nnd oven the
West llcnd, fully live miles distant.
Jimmy Powers took off his cap nnd
wiped his forehead.
"You boys," he remarked politely,
"tlllllK jou iiro borlnj: with n mighty
"My God!" screamed one of the spec
tatois on top of the cliff.
At the same Instant Wallace Carpen
ter seized his ft lead's nrm and pointed.
Down the bed of the strenm from the
upper bend rushed n solid wall of w.
ter several feet high. It Hung Itself
forward with tho headlong Impetus of
11 cascade. Even In the short Interval
between the visitor's exclamation nnd
Carpenter's rapid gesture It had loomed
lu sight, twisted a do'on trees finni the
liver bank and foamed Into tho eu-
tiance of the gorge. An Instant later It
collided with the tall of the Jam.
Even In the uillroail insh of those
1 few moments several things happened
Thoipo leaped for n lope. The crew
J working 011 top of the dam ducked
iiisuncuveiy 10 rignt aim lert ami lie
gan to scramble towaid salety. The
men below, at Hist bewlldeied and not
tompi chelating, llnally uudei stood and
ran towaid the face of Hie Jam with
the Intention of clamheilug up It. Tlieio
tould be no escape In the nauow can
yon below, tho walls of which rose
Then the Hood hit square. A great
sheet of water lose like suif fioin the
tall of the Jam; a mighty cataract pour
ed down 01 er Its surface, lifting the
fiee logs; from either wing tlmbeis
(lunched, spill, losu suddenly into
wracked prominence, twisted beyond
the seiublnuce of themselves. Here
mid there single logs weie even pio
Jected bodily upwind, as an apple seed
Is shot fioin between tho thumb mill
forellnger. Then the Jam moscd.
Scotty Parsons, Jack Hyland, I led
Jacket and the forty or llfty men had
reached the shore, lly the wriggling
activity which Is a rler man's alone
they succeeded lu pulling themselves
beyond the snap of death's Jaws. It
was a nariow tiling for most of them
and a miracle lor some.
Jimmy Poweis, Archie Hairls, Long
Pine Jim, Illg Nolan and Mike Mo
loney, the brother of llryan, weie la
woiso case. They weie, as has been
Niild, engaged In "Hatteulng" pait of
tho Jam about eight or ten 101N below
the face of It. When they tlually un
derstood that the allalr was one of
escape, they ran toward the Jam, hop
ing to climb out. Then the clash came.
They heaid tho roar of the waters, the
wrecking of tho timbers; they saw the
logs bulgo outwaid In anticipation of
the Ineak. Immediately they turned
and lied, they know not where.
All but Jimmy Powers. He slopped
short lu his tiacks and threw his bat
tered old felt hat defiantly full Into the
face of tho destruction bunging over
him. Then, his bright hair blowing In
the wind of death, ho turned to the
spectators standing helpless and para
lyzed foity feel aboe him.
It wns an instant's luipiesslon the
111 rested motion seen In the Hash of
lightning and jet to the oulookeiH It
had somehow the quality of time. Fur
perceptible, duiatloii It seemed to thum
they tttuK'd utthu cuutiuat between thu
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raging hell nhove una tue jet peace-'
nhle river below. I
Yet nf terwnrd, when they attempted
to recall deUultely the Impression, they I
knew it could have lasted but a frac
tion of n second. I
"So long, boys!" they heard Jimmy
Powers voice. Then the rope Thorpe
had thrown fell across a caldron of
tortured waters and of tossing logs. j
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At once n hundred surmises, ques
tions, ejaculations, broke out.
"What happened?" cried Wallace (
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"What was that man's inline'.'" asked Special I.nwu I'erliliei.
the Chicago Journalist, with the eager j
Instinct of his profession.
"This Is terrible, terrible, terrible!" a
p. o. nox 7G7.
white haired physician from Marquette OI'MLl'.:
kept repeating over nnd over. Brewer block,
A linlf dozen 11111 tnwniil the tinlnt Uueeil blrcel
of the ellff to peer down stream, as
though they could hope to distinguish COOKP President
anything lu thnt waste of Hood water. - "' 7," ' ,',' . ,res"lem'
"The dam's gone out," replied Thorpe. I' l' "'oHOl , Ireasurer.
"I don't understand It. Everything G- HOIUUlTSON, Auditor
was In good shape as far as I could
hcc. It didn't act like an ordinary '
break. The water came too fast. Why, j
It was ns dry as a'boiie "unlfl JiwFns J
that wave came along. An ordinary
bleak would have eaten through llltlo
by little befoio It burst, and Davis j
should have been able to stop It. This
came all at once, ns If the dam had 1
disappeared. 1 don't see." I
His iniiid of the professional had al- j
teady begun to query causes.
"How aliout the men?" nsked Wal-
lace. "Isn't there something I can
"You can head n hunt down the rlv
n" answered Thoipo. "I think It Is
useless until the water goes down, j
Poor Jimmy! Ho was one of tho best i
men I had. I wouldn't have had this
Tho horror of tho sccno wns nt last
beginning to lllter through numbness '
Into Wallace Carpenter's linpressloaa 1
hie Imagination. 1
"No, no!" he cilcd vehemently. I
"There is something criminal about It
to met I'd rather lose every log lu the
Thorpe looked at him curiously. "It
Is one of the chances of war," said
"I'd better divide tho crew and take
lu both banks of tho river," suggested
"Seo If you cnu't get volunteers from
this ctowd," suggested Thoipe. "I can
let you have two men to show you
trails. I need as many of the crew as
uosslhle to use this Hood water."
(tci ni'. cosTiNimn)
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