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Tho oldest and best romedy
for coughs, colds, bronchi
tis, and all throat and lung
troubles. Heware imitations.
Ill large and small battle.
Avilil iiiiitliitloii. ljt('iiacurotiy tlio
uo of Ajt' I'lll.
I'fjrtd bjr Dr. J. C. Ar Co., Low ill, Mil., U. S. A.
For Sale by HILO DRUG COMPANY
jrTTs f By STEMART
M TTL1 M J EDWARD
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Copyright, 1902. by J"ftart Edtuard Whtf
expedition liml proved n full
tire, ns Thoipe lmil foroeen.
but at the end of Hit week,
when tlio witter begun to reu-do, they
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Tin; ste.uneis of this line will ar
rive ami le.ive this port as hereunder:
FROM SAN FRANCISCO.
Sieira September i.
Alameda September 23
Sonoma October 5
Alameda October 14
Ventura '. October 26
Alameda November .
Sierra Noeml;er 16
Alameda November 25
Sonoma December 7
FOR SAN FRANCISCO.
Sonoma September 13
Alameda Septembet 28
Ventura October 4
Alameda October 19
onoma November 15
Alameda November 30
In connection with the sailing of tilt
above (.tenners the agents are prep.iied tc.
issue, loniteiKlitie.iJ.isM.'iie.ers Coupon
Through Tickets by any railroad
from Sin Hrancisen to all points in tin
'Initeil Slates, anil from New York b
mi) ste.unship line to all Kuropeiiu ports.
l?ur further particulars apply to
Wm. G. Irwin & Co.
Cenei.il Agents Uce.iiuc S S. Co.
Union Barber Shop.
CANAKIO iV hi'DM-, l'rops
Shave, ut fiair and Shampoo
ai Ed-Live Rates.
We also ul.e particular p.uns Willi Cliil-
Iciuno upon a muss of ileli nnd bones.
The niiin was tinreeoj;nli'.iible. The re
I mains wore wiapped In ninvim and
I sent for lnternieut to the cemetery nt
Marquette. Three of the others were
I never found. The last did not iiniie to
' lliht unlll after the drive hnd quite tin
Down nt the booms the Jam crew
received the drive as fast as It eame
I down. K10111 one crib to another across
' the broad extent of the river's mouth
heavy booms were chained end to end
effectually to close tho exit to Lake
Superior. Against these the logs car
omul softly In the slackened current
nud stopped. The cilbs weie very
heavy, with slanting Instead of scpiare
tops. In order that the pressure might
' be downward instead of sldewlse. In
a short time the surface of the lagoon
was covered by n brown carpet of logs
running In strange patterns like wind
rows of fallen grain. The drive was
1 all but over.
Tp till now the weather had been
' clear, but oppressively hot Tor this
. time of vear. The heat had come sud
denly and maintained Itself well. The
men had worked for the most pint In
undershirts. They were as much In
the water as out of It. for the Icy bath
had become almost grateful. Hamil
ton, the Journalist, who had attached
himself definitely to the drive, distrib
uted bunches of papers. In which the
men read that the unseasonable condi
tions prevailed all over the country.
At length, however, it gave signs of
breaking. The sky. which had been of
a steel blue, harbored great piled thun
der heads. Toward evening the Main
dor heads shifted and Anally dissipat
ed, to be sure, hut the portent was
Hamilton's papers began to toll of
washouts and cloudbursts In the south
and west. The men wished they had
some of that water here.
So tlnally the drive approached Its
end and all concerned began In antici
pation to taste the weariness that
awaited them. The few lemuiulng
tasks still confronting them all at ome
seemed more formidable than what
they had accomplished. The work for
the llrst time boeame dogged, distaste
ful. Hven Thoipe was Infected, lie. 1 light
too. wanted moie than anything else earth
to drop on the bed lu Mrs. Uathaway's
boarding house. Theie remained hut
a few things to do. A mile of sacking
would carry the drive beyond the In
fluence of freshet water. After tint
there would be no huiry.
He looked round at the haid. fatigue
worn faces of the men about him, and
he suddenly felt a great rush of affee- '
tlon for these comrades who had -o un
re-ervedly spent themselies for his af
fair. Their features showed exhaus
tion. It Is true, but their eyes gleamed
still with the steady, half humorous
puipn-e of the pioneer. When they
caught Ids glauco they grinned good
All at once Thorpe turned and start
ed for the bank.
"That Ml do. boys," he said quietly to
the nearest group. "She's down."
It was nt in. The suckers looked up
in surprise, ltohlnd them, to their very
feet, rushed Mie soft smooth slope of ,
llcinloik ranlds. ltelow them tlowed a
I In oad. pciucful river. The ill he bail,
1 passed Its last obstruction. To all In
tents and put pose It was over. 1
Calmly, with matter of fact direct
ness, as though they had not aohleod ,
tlie Impossible, they shouhlcicd their
peaveys and struck Into the broad wag
on road In the middle distance loomed
the tall stacks of the mill, with tho lit
tle board town nbnut It. Across the eye
The men paired off naturally ami ten
lulu a drnirglug, dogged walk. Tliotpe
found himself unexpectedly with lllg
.tuukn. I'or a time they plodded on
without conversation. Then tho big
man ventured a remark.
"I'm glad she's over," said lie. "I go
a good stoke cumin'."
"Yes." replied Thorpe Indifferently.
"1 got most $1)00 comln'." pi tinted
"Might nt well he Hon cents." com
mented Thorpe. "It M make you bisi
Ulg .Iimko laughed self consciously
but without the slightest resentment.
"That's all right," said he, "hut yon
hotelier life I don't blow this stake."
"l'e heard that talk before," shrug
"Yes. but this Is different. I'm golu'
to git married on this. How's tin. t V
Thorpe, ids attention struck at last,
stated at his companion.
"Who Is she?" he asked abruptly.
"She used to wash at Camp 1'our."
Thorpe dimly remembered the wom
an now-an overweighted creature with
n certain attraction of olnshly blowing
hair, with a certain pleasing, full
cheeked, full bosnmed health.
The tvo walked on In ie-estahllslieil
silence. I'lnally the giant, unable to 1 tiestle and took one look
or awhile Hamilton noticed something
"Look here, C'arpeuler." suld he
"What's happening out there? Ilutt
some of your confounded lugs sunk, or
whut? Then' don't seem to be neur so
many of them somehow "
"No; It Isn't that," proffered Carpen
ter after a moment's scrutiny. "There
are Just us many logs, but they aie
getting separated a little so you can
see the open water between them."
"finest you're right. Say, look here.
''1 I believe that the river Is rising."
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wousonsoi we no vent inni any
"She's rising just the snuie. You see
that spile over there near the left hand
crib? Well, I sat on the Itoom this
morning watching the crow, and I
whittled the spile with my knife. You
can see the marks from here. I cut the
thing about two feet above tho water
Look at It now."
"She's pretty near the water line.
that's right," admitted Carpenter.
About an hour later the younger man
In hl turn made a discovery.
"She's been rising right along." he
submitted. "Your marks are nearer
the water, and, do you know, I bet lei r
the logs are beginning to feel tt. See.
they've closed up the little openings
between them, and they nre beginning
to crowd down to th'e "lower'ond of thf
"I don't know anything about this
business," hazarded the Journalist, "but
1 should think there was a good deal oi
pressure on that same lower end. lly
Jove, look here! See those logs up-end.
1 bellow you're going to have u Jam
right bore In your own booms."
"I don't know," hesitated Wallace.
"I never heard of Its happening."
"You'd belter let some one know."
"I hate to bother Harry or any of
the river men. I'll Just step down to
the mill. .Mason lie's our mill fore
man he'll know."
.Mason came to the edge of tho high
contain himself longer, broke out again.
"I do like that woman," said ho with
a quaintly deliberate seriousness,
"That's tho tlnest woman In this dls
tilct." Thorpe felt the quick moist in e rush
to his eyes. There was something In
expressibly touching In those simple
wotds as lllg Junko utteied them.
"And when you are married," lie ask
od. "what nre you going to do? Are.
von going to stay on the river?"
"No, I'm goln' to clear a farm. The
woman says that's the thing to do. I
like the river too. Hut you bet wjen
Carrie says a thing that's plenty good
enough for lllg .luuko."
Thorpe looked at his companion fix
edly. He remembered lllg Junko as
n wild beast when his passions weie
aroused, as a man whose honesty had
"You've changed. JtinVo," said he.
"I know," said the big man. "I been
a scalawag all right. I quit It. I don't
know much, but Carrie she's smart,
and I'm t...lu' to do what she says.
When you get stuck on 11 good woman
like Cairle. Mr. Thorpe, you don't give
much for anything else. Sure. Thai's
It's tho biggest thing top of
Heie It was again the opposing
creed. And from such a source!
Thorpe's Iron will contracted again.
"A woman Is no excuse for a man's
neglecting his woik." he snapped.
"Shorely not," agieed Junko serene
ly. "I aim to finish nut my lime all
right. Mr. Tliotpe. Don't you worry
none about that. 1 done my best for
you. And." nent on the river man In
the epauslon of tills unwonted coull
dence Willi his employer, "I'd like to
rise to remark that ynu'ie the host boss
I over had. anil we boys wants to stay
with her till there's skating In hades."
"II light," murmured Thoipe Indif
ferently. Suddenly the remaining half
mile to town seemed very long Indeed.
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Diiect Line between SAN FRANCISCO
St. t'alliiii'lui', Caut. Saunders
liny Turner, Cant. Warlund
Mai'llia Hails, Capt. McAllmun
For freight and passage apply to
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C. 1IKHWKH & CO., Ltd.. Agents,
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All ircighl sent to ships by nui launches
will becharceil to shippers nub ssmvolll
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LLACi: I'AHI'r.NTr.ll and
Hamilton, the Journalist, seat
ed against the sun wanned
bench of Mrs. Uathaway's
boarding house, commented on the
band as It stumbled Into the wnsli
100111. Their conversation was Inter
rupted by the approach of Thorpe and
lllg Junko. The former looked twenty
years older after his winter. Ills eye
was dull, his shoulders diooped, his
gait was Inelastic. The whole beailngi
of the man was that of one weary to I
"I've got something here to show
j on, Harry!" cried Wallace Cm pouter,
1 waving a newspaper. "It was a great
drive, and here's something to leineiu
ber It by."
"All right. Wallace, by and by." re
plied Thorpe dully. "I'm dead. I'm
going to tin n In for awhile. I need
sleep moro than anything else."
"I'liii'w ciUiiMid, JunKo," knitl he.
spun the thiead of the railroad. 1'ar
away gleuuied the broud expanses of
Luke Superior. '
He passed through the little passage' imu ill a worn,
Into the "narlor bedroom," which Mis. I plained to the
Hatliaway always kept In 1 dullness
for members of the llrin. Theie he fell
heavily -isleop almost befoiu Ids body
had mot tho bed.
In the long dining room the river
men consumed a belated dinner. They
had no conimonts to niake. It was
Tho two on tho veranda smoked. To
the right, nt the end of the sawdust
street, the mill sang Its varying nnd
lulling keys. The odor of fiesh sawed
pine poi fumed the air. Not a hundred
yaids away tho river slipped silently
to tho distant blue Superior, escaping
between the slanting stone tilled cribs
which held back the logs. Down the
south ami west the huge thunder heads
gathered nnd Hashed and grumbled, as
they had douo every afternoon for
"Queer thing," commented Hamilton
finally, "these cold streaks In thu air.
They are Just as distinct as though
they had partitions around them."
"Queer climate anyway," agreed Car
penter. L'xeeptlng always for the mill, the
little settlement appeared asleep. The
inula booms were qultu deserted. Aft-
"Jumping fishhooks!'' he cried. "Why,
the river's up six Inches nud still
a-comln'! Heie you, Tom!" he called
to one of the yard bands. "You tell
Solly to get steam on that tug dou
hie uiilck and have Dave bustle to
gether his driver crew!"
"What ate you going to do?" asked
"I got to strengthen the booms," ex
plained the mill foreman. "We'll drive
some pile, across the cribs."
"Is there any danger?"
"Oil. no. The river would have to
rise a good deal higher than she Is now
to make current enough to hurt.
They've hud a hard rain up ubove.
This will go down In n few hours."
After a time the tug puffed up to the
booms, escorting the pile driver. The
hitter towed 11 little raft of long, sharp
ened plies, which It at once began to
drive In such positions as uould most
effectually strengthen the booms. In
tho meantime the thunder heads hnd
slyly climbed the heavens, so that a
sudden deluge of rain surprised the
workmen. Tor an hour It poured down
In torrents, thou settled to a steady
gray boat. Immediately the aspect
Solly, the tug captain, looked at his
mooring hawsers and then at the near
"She's rl?! two Inches lu th last two
hours." ho announced, "and she's run
11I11 like a mill race." Solly was a
typical north country tug captain, short
and broad, with a brown, clear face
and the steadiest and calmest of steel
blue eyes. "When she begins to feel
th' pressure behind," he went on
"theie's goln' to be trouble."
Towaid dusk she began to feel that
pressuie. Through the rainy twilight
the logs could be seen raNlug their
ghostly arms of protest. Slowly, with
out tumult, the Jam formed. In tho
rear they pressed in, were sucked un
dor In tho swift water and came to
rest at the bottom of the river. The
current of the river began to protest,
piosslng Its hydraulics through the nar
lowing crevices. The situation demand
A In 000 began to pull offshore lu
the body of rain. Little by little It In
creased, sending the water by lu gusts,
nulling the already hurrying river Into
gi enter haste, raising far fiom the
shore dimly perceived whltocaps. He
tween the muring of the wind, tho
dash of rain and the rush of the stream
men had to shout to make themselves
"(Juess you'd belter 1 out out the
boss," screamed Solly to Wallace Car
penter. "This water's comln' up an
Inch an hour right along. When she
hacks up once she'll push this Jam out
Wallace rn to the boiudlng houso
and loused his partner from a heavy
sloop. Tho hitler understood the sltua-
While dressing ho ex
younger mail wherein
lay the danger.
"If the Jam breaks once," said he,
"nothing top of earth can prevent It
fiom going out Into the lake, and there
It MI scatter heaven knows wheie. Once
scattered It Is practically a total loss."
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