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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. II., SATUHDAY. JAN'. 29, 191.A
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rough, sturdy, mati'
mastering lumber driver, boss of
tha lawless "river jacks," starts
out to win the heart and hand of
an aristocratic young woman of
caslarn wealth and fashion, in-
bcrcsttng things aro apt to hap-
I17Cn. 77CV da hanncn. eiM ritnrt.
cm nfthl Itnrs, ,tll . rr
ra ofAM "lory will agree. Jach
Urdo.is the type of man who has
gone into the American wilder'
ncsscs and reclaimed them from
..... , uBoiriingnj o ino dailies
between man and nature and
between man and man In the lum
ber fastnesses of the great nor(h
wdst set one's blood a-tingle.
They show thai man is superman
when courage swells his heart.
Anddho wooing and winning of
Carroll Bishop by Jack Orde
supply captivating romance I hut
cannot fall to charm.
till time was
mill the place
rlcr nbote a
I be year 18?.
n I wild In the
long pond tcr-
mm. mug in n
da in. Iteynnil
win tinm and on n flat lower thin It
Mood n tno story mill litnietiire. A
'trow of li,.,,i,n. ...... ,'.. ..."
fires at the ,,,,., on V l Z' ,'
idle because of (be strong advers
Mind nnd the unexpected weakness of
tho current, which had arrested llm
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propriRM of tbetr thousands of lops.
Suddenly a solitary tlpurj nppnrs
nrouiid n rlwr bend. Ills propress was
Jerky mid mi nn umncn dirnn;. neeonl.
Ins as the lops lay. bv leaps, t,hort '
runs, hrlef pluses, its n rlorman poos.
rin.illy In- stepiied uslmro Jnnt ImloivJ
11'" camp. stanipeiTlirTfeet vipnnniHlyi
free of water nml nnnrnni-hnri in..
froifp ii round the cookfup (Ire,
The newcomer was n man some-
vlieic about thirty years nf nce.'l
nqinrcly built, bis oj bone, compact In
Iiulk. Ills face, was burly. Jolly nnd
red lened rallier thah tanned ny Ions
ctmsure. A pair nf twlnkllnp lilua
eyes and a huuinmiisly quirked mouth
redeeine,d tils ronntenanerf from roin
Jiiontilaceness. "Wijll, bos," be re
tn.nked nt Inst In a mlllrklnp hip
olce. "I'm plad to see I bo situation
hasn't spoiled your appetites."
Tom North. In cbsrpe of the lumber
men, rose, lie and the neweomer, who
wiM .Inck Orde. his principal, saunter
ed lo the water's edpe, where they
Hood for n minute looking nt tho lops
nnd the milled expanse of water lie
low. "It's n plly Hint old mosshaek
had to put In n mill." said Orde. "Tho
valir was slack eunuch befme, but
tiow there bccins to be no current at
"Case of wait for the wind." npreed
Tout North. "Old Daly will be red
headed. Ho must be about out of lops
nt the mill, and I expert .lohuson's
unif win vv uuiiu uu vui ruiir uiust
- nn mere nircnuy. uu go iuue a
look." suggested Orde.
They picked llielr'wny nrouml tbe
odpu of the pond to the slto of tho
"Slulco open all rljhl," commented
Orde walked out on the structure
nnd looked down on tbe smooth water
"Ought to make a draw,
," he reflect-'
"Tom, look !
id. Then ho laughed
here." ho called. 'Climb 'down mid
take n siiitu( ol Ibis."
The sluice. Instead of bedding nt tbe
natural channel vt the river, had been
built a good U feet above that lei el;
no Hint, ci en vv II It
the gates wide
open, a "head"
of six feet was
retained In tho
slack water of tho
riiinil. . '
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name nnd haio a
Vow wow. I
;ils name Is
plain need," ei i
"l'nu hnivii't been
mjuarc," mltl Onle.
The owiier of tho dam flapped Into
View as a jnnk and lengthy white hair
ed ludlildual dressed In loose, long
clothed and wearing ulop a battered
old plug hat.
"Vnil luir.n'l l..nn .nun,.
haven't been square, said i
ou nren t letting us t our
"How so?" snapped tho owner, bis
tblu lips tlgbteclnj.
Th.il sluice I a pood six foot too
-I that nor cried iljc old man ex
citedly. "Well, I'm gltlng ,vou nil tlio
law git os ,vou, and that't the n.ituml
flow of the river, and not n thing more
will you get."
bomcwbnt astonished at this out
break, (lie two rlvcrmen mood for n
"""'"-'"l "tnrlns nt the old man.
, a Mc(.r Knt , ,, 0WW1
blnu eye and the corners of Ida
"We want no trouble with you. Mr.
liecil." wild Orde. "llut this Is the
neer Ret those loan out If no don't
pet more draw on tho wnter.1- (iood
h'ollowod by the reluctant North, he
walked a way.
III next inoriiliiu dawned dear
and breathless. Ak smm as the
wind illiil Hie logs bnd begun
to drlfl Htowly out Into the o;ieu
wnler Tin- surface of the iond was
coterod with the scattered timbers
(I'm Hue Idly. After n few moment
the chink nf tht ban and ratchet was
heuid us tno 'or the men raised the
heiuy kIiiIm- pate on the d.im.
Tour more bad by this time Joined
Hie two men who had raised the pate.
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and all together, armed nlth long pike
PolM- """"' ""' "' ""' '""' aPJ
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inwiuis nun Hiiuiiiii (.uiict-niraie ine iocs
Into ihe chule, Here they prixtded
forward tln-'few Hnihers within reaili
and walled patiently for more.
Jni k Otde wandered back an forth
over the work, tils bands r!jspcd be-
I hind his biuk. a short pipe clinched
lietween bis teeth. To the edpo of the
drive he rode the lops, then took to Hu
mid strolled down to the dam.
tlns-Tonr-North' troubled clance.
be prlnned brondlr.'
Tiifil j on we'd have Johnson on our
I necks." be remarked. Jerking bis thumb
up river toward a rapidly approaching-
This soon defined Itself as a tall In
dlitdiial wlib a choleric blue eye.
"What In hides Is the nutter here?"
be. yelled. "We're right at your, rear.
"Pu your oicn oily thnll e pcrUh."
and you ain't even made a start get-
In' through this dun; We'll lose tbe
"Keep your shirt on." advised Orde.
If you want these lu;s pushed any
r"K,,r- 1" ' uief"
",f -,0" "' ?' ou'
logs, why do
ymrinke Hie Jolt" roared .luhnson. "If
J on hang mi drlie. blank J oil. Jou'll
inteb Ii for damages! I tell you our
mills neiii lugs. nnd. whit's more.
Iber're n u-i'ln' lo gll thciitl"
lie dei.irted In -i rumble of vltupern-
I Onle found the old mill owner occu-
I pyliM n tb.ilr tilled back against the
' "all of Ibe building. Ills ruffled plug
hat nns thrust, as usual, well nwny i
from his high and narrow forehead,
lie was Whittling n pine stick, which
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'"' ,,pl'' lml'"""- '"" between his
spread knees, nud conversing antmat-
.., , ,p ,nu ,, maUff ovpr
0rde begap. "We can't afford to hang
Up itir drle, nnd Hie water l going
down every drty We've pet to bate
more water. I'll tell vou whit we'll
flo: If you'll let us cut dowb (he new
lll we'll replace It In good shape when
we get all our logs through."
i "Well, we'll give you something for
the privilege. What da you think Is
"I tell you I'll glie you your legal
rights nnd not a cent more." replied
,tho old man,
"Well, Mr, need, stop nnd think what
Ihls means," returned Ordo. "No logs
means uo lumber. That Is bankruptcy
Wr2. 13 JTSm siB
must close, Tboitsnhifs bf men will be1
thrown out of their Jobs, and n pond
many of lljeni will po btiiipry. And
With the mienin full of the old tultllip,
thtt IHO.UM Icks to do ncjil nluter'lu
the wood.-m'ie men tlinmn mil. (Jet-
tln out ii (ensoul (in nlih the tWodl
water Is n pretty serious m liter to n
pre.il uiany people, nnd If y..n ln!st
on ho'dlns us up here In this slaik
wntlr the cituntltSu wtll hhjh beiome
The od man Irmisln (ij earth the
front le?s of hs cbn't with a thump
"And If the whole kit and cr.boortle
of if tnrwd nutrlpht." nl(l be. It i
wouki nil it ine imr.imr or tue. word
ef the prophet who unyn: 'So will I
end ujK'n you famine and evil beats.
and they .hall bereave thee, and pes.
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for a pood many who hie contracts!
to fulfill. And no Iocs menu the mllll
nee. n, , win unnp u.e .wortl Uponnn,n ,nr. MnRV 0. Illt, .,,, 0rili
...-,-. in,- i.iu u.nf rpucji ii. Aim
don't forpet th.it. Ve that mnke ofi
God's snillln 1 mil waste places nnd i
wltdcrnesa by jour own folly shall je
"Orde w hlrled on his heel.
The younp man. who sat nn Interest
ed spectator, arose and Joined him
He wn n very slender jounp man,
with a shrewd, thin face, steel prny
"Walt a mluute." slid the young
fetlow, "lime you any objections to
my h.iuplnp iirnund a little lu natch
the work? My niinie Is Newmnrk Jo
seph Newmark I'm out In Ihls coun
try a pood de.il for my health. This
thins Interests me."
"Sure." replied Orde, puIod. "Look
nil j.iiii want to. The ncncry'is free."
"Yes. lint can you put nn- up?"
"Oh. as far as I'm com erned."
njreisl Onle heirllly. "Hut." with one
if bis iiiiiIiicIihis ehiKkles, "I'm only
river liss You'll hie to III It up
ullli Hie dnetiir the einik, I mean." be
exil illusions Newmnrk Imiked puzrled
"You'll find lilm at innip."
In Ihe tenter of He.' stream the work
had been prmlijnlly slowlup down to n
standstill with the subsidence ijf till
tlrsl rush of water after the sluice
pile was opened. Tom Nor 111. leapln,;
piiicefullv apntnst Ihe shaft of n
ponA.v, looked up cipcrly as Orde ap
"Is It ieare or war?'
"War." replied Onle briefly.
A I' this moment Ihe cook stepped
ItKo view and sent across Ibe
, vnter,ii long, weird and not un
musical cry. The men nt once
began slowly to drift In the direction
of the camp. There, when Hie tin
plates had all been tilled, Orde address
"Hoys," said he. "the old mossbacls
lias built up tbe sill of that pate until
we can't get a draw on the water, and
he refuses to give, lend or sell us the
right to cut her out. Now, we'xc got
to get those logs, out. Johnny Sims,
wbn,t' Ihe answer?"
"Cut her out." grinned Sims.
"Correct, replied Orde. with a
chuckle. 'Tint It's against the law ti)
Interfere with, another mans prop,
Tbts was so obviously humorous In
Intent that Its only reception consUted
of more grins from everybody.
"The nearest sheriffs ut Spruce
llapld. commented some one philo
sophically. "We have sixty meu. nil told." said
Orde. "Wo ought to be able to carry
He filled Ills plate and walked across
ton iiiiiiut place. Here be found blm
xW iiet to Newmnilc.
"Hello:" lie greeted that young man,
Tlxnl It with the doctor nil right?"
"Yen," replied Newiiinrk. "thanks. I
think I ought lo tell you that Ibe sher
iff U uet at Spruce Rnplds, but at tbe
i Hinge expecting trouble."
Onle roared' In delight.
no.s," be called, "old Plug Hnt'i
got Hie sheriff right handyi Has he
a posse?" Inquired Orde of Ken mirk
"I didn't see nny. but I beiinl that
the goierunr had been advised to hold
troops In readiness."
At Insl Orde'K face cleared, nnd ho
slapped down bis tin plate violently.
"I hac 111" he cried nloud.
lie Instructed a biilf dozen men to
proilde themselves with saws. axes,
picks and klimels and inarch toward
When near tbe structure the river
iu.iii saw the mult! black figure of the
mill owner mount a Ixwy old horse
nml clatter nway lufn the foiysf.
Oide rapidly designated ten men of
his crew, "Ytni iiiiike ililng bllm
Get as much 'done as jou can beToro
the sheriff roiuei. and when Hut slur
Iff conies I want jou to go pojccubly.
"l'ae In? Not much;" cried Turdy,
"Pee here." nnd Orde drew -them
lde lu earnest comcri-atlon When
ic had (!iilloiI he dapped each of
Ihcm nn tbe luiU, nnd nil moved off,
lau.'htng. to tbe dam.
"Now. boys." he commanded the
ut hers, "no row without orders. If
there's going to le a light I'll ghe
the word "
The chopping ciev.' descended to the
bottom of tbe sluice, the gale of which
had been !iut, and beg-in Immediately
lo chop away nl the tipron.
The wcik had continued near'y nn
'lour whi-i Oide roiiiiiinnded the fifty
tir iuuv idleu buik to camp
will be here pretty
"And Irate Ibeni to fight abmo?
Guess not," grumbled n tnf. bnrlv li:-
"Am I bossbp this drlte?" denniid-
cd Orde. i .
The rfierW.ni erunlltl. ' ,
Smnel:. JmaVk. wmndeil Ohle lists
The man went down In n lirap. but
Iraiuidliitily rclmundisl ii; his fvi
orde nbn n fieinr and MmkI wlili
the tmirdernux n6npon iiiralul,
"Me down, you h'ound, or I'll hi-iln
yotl!' be rodret r.t the tip of his pre.it
The mnn crouched, breathless.
Mnrjlil' c?iiiii!il deil0rde. "You're
TLp ltr. ,t(-,.nr nroe aid nlmieh,
rj Bwn.V v i
Tbp otljrr m,n tar,.d , )(l ,,
leailnp the ttn at the lule h. n
called a halt. '
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down and ley low. If fighi would do
nny good yoa know tnlzhty well I'd
fight And tbe bojs won't be In Jail
any longer than ll takes to pet n wire
to Daly to ball them out. Smoke up
nnd don't bother."
They died their pipes nnd settled
down to nn enjoyment of the sltui.
A ball hour elapsid before Ihe situ
ation developed fiirthrr. 'I hen Tom
North's fileud Jim. who bnd gathered
hts long figure on the top of nttu:np.
unclasped his knees nnd remarked that
old I'lug Hat wns b.Uk.
The men peered cautiously through
the brush. They saw rtecd neenmpa
nlod by Ihe sheriffapproach the dim
The working crew stnrked Ihelr tools,
resumed their Jackets, nml departed
with the sheriff.
"Well. I'll be dernertP ejaculated one
of the concealed rlieriuen. "That's (he
first lime I ecr see one lonesome slier
Iff gnther In ten rlier bng-i without the
nld of n Gnilln'"
Onle wntrhM them disappear.
"Jim." said he. "nnd yon. nils, nnd
you. pnd yon. ami you. nnd you. get to
work on that dim. And reniPinlier
this If you are nrrested, go imiceihly
Any resistance will spoil Ihe wlm'le
game." The men broke Into mingled
cheers nnd'luishtcr ns the full slg
nlflennce of Orde's plan reached Ibeni
They streamed back to Ihe dam.
Heed came out, eyes billing.
Heed stormed back nnd forth for a
moment, then departed jit full speed
up the road. "(,
"Now, boys, pet as 'irurh done ns
possible." urged Orde. ."We belter get
back In the bnishnr he nny trv to
arrest the whole b'lllnc nf us nn some
sort of n blinket warrant."
"How nbout the other boyj?" In
"I gnTo one of tbem n telegram tn
send to Daly." replied Orde. "Imiy
will W up to bill them oii(,"
Once more Hiey hid In Jhe woods,
nnd again, nfter a longer Ituerval the
mill owner a in I Ihe Kherlff reappeared
tterd appeared to In- cxposmhilug vlo
lenity nil I n nut'ilier nf lluies pointed
up rlror. but Hie sheriff Tient nlie.nl
stolldlv to ijv dun. snniinoned those
working below and depirreil ili Ihe
rend is h.-rre. Iteed stood itmvrf.tlu
until he inv ibe rlvernn-n Jn-glnnlng to
re-eniiTge fnm lb.- brush. tiit.n fol
lowed Ihe.ntlbvr .if tup sped
Without tlie n.vi-isity of command a
half do-en men leaped down on the
npron. The prerliius irews nid made
lonslderable irogiess lu weakening
III.' heavy Kiipj-nris , soon as these
should Is- nit out ami the lucking re
nioid the iiiiTo sanl'ns through of
Ihe inisshe sill should carry away the
At -I ii'i m k Ibe sheriff made his
thlid np pea nt uce. this titue In a side
"I wish I dared Join that coufab."
sild Orde. "but he'd Jug me sine."
"He wouldn't Jug me." spoke up
Newill.irk "I'll go dun u " 1'he young
in m deimilid In his precise iiicIIkkI
I. -ul to inner. About hiiixci he re
"Well?" tbe crew demanded
"Hoed wanted the sheriff lo stiv nnd
protect the dim." rejsirted New ni irk
"Sheriff refund. Said b! duty w-ls
simply tu nrrest on warrant' and ns
often as Itred got out warrants ne'd
serve I hem Heed said then he
should et n posnc nnd hunt up Onle
au,d the rest of them. Sheriff replied
Hut us far as be could see the terms
Unit iirifrii'i litm UUn)iin.Ur,
of tils wiiiinnt wcie covered by the
men he filii'd working )ni the diim.
Uecd demanded protection. Sheriff
said for til in to get nn lujuuulou mid
It would bv etiloiied."
"Well, tint's rll light." lulerjecled
OrJc. with Mitlsfaillon. "We'll have
her tut thioiigh befoie ho get Hut In
junction." "Yes." said Newmark. "but now he's
gone to telegraph the governor to send
tbe troops." '
"Kind of expected Hint, boys," said
Orde. "Let's see. The next train out
from neddlng They'll be here by .1
In the tuurnlug nt soonest. Hope It'll
"What .will you do?" asked Newmnrk
"Take chances," replied Orde.
The sun bnd dropped below (In
fringe, of trees. Two straight, thin (ol
Jtncs pf smoLe rose from tbe neglcet-
"il i.nfi'ih (bire. g! ttiilup ilroutil
htm. hurl-nl ihe-i-
"Iiisii'i,' tie i fin in niiled sbirply.
"kit ul your cmK Mike seat lolTec
rip In off .(nil dliftg It ili'wli I'ome'o'.l.
t her ii r;- ol nun i'I.i ko I lh.
i Uu il it 1. 1, iiia i,,it, pin ,. it,,, iv r
ll-tt ll I Mill. ,,.llt,l I ll" ljlOll
ll""' lll II-, I I ln Its lill, V I-
In was iHilmui l, iii ln-kii-(tn Ihe
I" i of i In- cue I tie nii'ii (iiirli-. up
lo (In if kh.-.-. In sulli n Hit, I'liey
coulil hot m-. mill Hie sliukes "I nx
oppl k lo-1 inn but id. Ii fi.rie i.iiIimI
Uii ll'iu'i1 I ow II b (In- villi, .1 ioj.
eif liiiii'ius n'l.i'nil nml lillnl.iil ni
hil' iif iln-l flu' lil ii,- hi n l.iu'is ..t the
n.'lii Onle iuiiil Ihe lnl. i- ).'iti'
Toe wad r b til In- inm- too d'.-i-p f.n . f.
futile will., nnd n lulf limii's rtmv
j i.iulil I. -.In e Hi.. r"uie. I'hi- (line
'tt-is iHiiititui in riii-p
I When tbe meiil in llulsh. d Hie men
III' their pipes uii.l nun bm k (o,o(k
Near mhliilsbt a swat lug l.in'lein
Sxns socn iippr-iH'lilng. Onle he.ild Ibe'
'sound nf w Ins-Is. A iikmim-iu Inn r Ita
ly's Imlkt form slippol Into Hie Illu
mination of tin- tire.
Onle wniidi reil iner In where Ills
employer slmtl pooling nlmui.liliii.
"Oh. then- j mi iiref erbsl Italy an
grllv -Willi In h- urn up in heie?"
"ISjiiinlng burs." ii plb d Onle innllr
"Cuntiliig lugs;" hIioiiIuI IiiI, .i,i.
diielug ii nun ll fotil.il hi.piii-r.
How nl.oiii this?"
Onle I.iimiisI tie papir l Ihe i-imp
fire It nns uu elrii, uri-.iiiilni; utih
ntoiln nnl lltnn,l;lidl In (I.e. Woods.
KnttiTicn no. I Ham Utinvrs Ct isn.
riiere fnlliini-il n liLblv colored siati
iiiojii t It it n skirmish Inn) i-f tin. ,,-t,I
hi ..svsi.ii nf Hi,, rlternieii. lu spile
if ltn clii'illT nud .1 Inge isi-. Iitit
Hut riH,is were bi'lng riislml in the
pot ni.it Jill! Ihls "high hunt, ,1, .
loee nf iiiilliinll.i" m i.iilil MiMttt Ih- sup
pressiil Hliilxl II. it lb,- Inss of life
nns as in iinkiinun
"IlnirC i...i timn nny Utter Hun In
ge( UO.. Hut 1, 1 . I ,.f n run d.iivti
lu-n-" snil lull "IIuh'i i .io
Hut Ibis l-nt'l Ihe noitlii ni -tiliisiili)"
'Sun- I iln." ii-tillisl (dih- pin Idly
"Cupie iil.mg Iiimi- mi s,, .tun tic
All II illllll "
The ln.rlir ill. I O..I reapH-ir Iteul
ellil.-i.lli nun pliiiiisl bis fiillh tn tliv
III :i n'el.M l,7bi- in.ibi .ibillii.eiitx bid
Is-t'ti reiiiiiMHl 'I be giti, with then
blis klsl In pri'M-lll lis roll win n ll
nether hiiiih.i jm.iiI, l. lltiilinvtti
Sllililenh nns lii-inil mi v iilln tst r!
from niie nf Km nvinin A l.i'if In
slam later Ibe n ipplni; ol wih) til., rs
begin like III.' rnpl.l .pjiinliuis nf In
fatilrr tire: u rn.li mo.I l.-i.i- nt llm
Ih-is smote Ihe ulr. no. I tli.-o Ho-rh.-i,
MMill.lpt. r.'irlng nllh Joy, rnsli.il lulu
Ibe lien- pnsxigc opened f.ir II,
Onle shinned Int.. Iln- ctintp
"Itoll mil von rlier hogs!" he shout
ed In those who h.nl iMirki'd nut Ihelr
shirts earlier In the night "Itoll mil.
you webfiuile.l sons nf guns, unit In-nr
Hie Utile bbds slug ..il
Suddenly Orde had rme In nil tif II
tilde of iitteiiltMvlNliiiiug "llirkl"
r.ilnt. Ihe wandering morning hrccc
boro tn their ears n muiiiiI whose dif
ference from the Inudir noises neir ut
ti iii1 alone rendered It audible.
The troopsr1 exclalimil ilnle. selr
big a lantern and returned down the
trill, followed eagerly tiy New mark
nnd cM-ry man lu camp,
The men drew u little lo one side,
wntdilug the dim line of the forest,
dark ng.llnst the paling sky, A nun
rod,- out of the shadow mid reliied up
by the tire. "Ha(tr" eooiumn.le.1 u
hirsh Mibe. The rliermaii lould iniku
out (he troops three or foui moh- of
Ibem-stniidlug rigid ut intention
Heed pushed forward
"I wish to Inquire, sir." unked Ihe
('oinm.iiiilliig ollleer of Onle, "If ymf
hue gxje mild to coiiiimI your men
to resist i It II authority?"
"I bate not resitted civil authority,"
n-plltd Orde respectfully. "Ibe re
ports bate been false, 'Ihe sbeilff of
lldi. ctiiiuty bus urresled about tneiily
nf my men single handed and without
Ihe llghtest trouble."
"Mr Morris." irl.il the flkcr sliuip
ly, "Is w hut this nun mys truer"
"It sun- l( Never bad so little russ
nnexthi' rlCeruieti before lu my life"
"Then why the detll inn I dnigged
up here with my turn In the ulgbt?'
i rled tbe ollleer esiloil-ly "Whn'it
respntiklble for this liis.uilly niiynayf
Don't you know," be loan-. I at lted,
"that I hate no standing lu Hie pies
eine of e-) law ('
Heed started to spink,
"I'te not lung In do wllh that; set
tle It l'i uiurt And what's more, you'll
lute Hiuiielhltig yi.nrM-ll tn Mttle with
Ibe stale! About, luu-! l-oiwind,
Orde burst Into his iliq. roar of
"Nov, yui su- boyn." he km Id, dig
ging IilJ lists loin bis eyes, "ir you'd
put tti it low, nlut we'd luu-got lulu.
No httieiiiats In tnliii. tliinl. ynu"
"i lell ye. I'm lint (Inm- with ye yet,"
'lire.itened lleis), "I'll sue ye fol ib
agei, and I'll gll 'em Iimi."
"Now Imp nlnng" urged Onle,
"We'll piy .ton any ligllluiiite il.im
iprs, of (iMIi-se. but you inii'l eipict
to lung up a rlicrful'iif logs jut on n
notion And wen-'slek of you See,
fcere, yon two, Jum Hut Ibis nun
Vites i nmp."
Heed hastily letreiilisl
"Well gnidby. boys." said Daly
"I'll Just get along and hall the.boys
'Alt of Hint tiling!- calaboose,"
WIH'N Nennurlc nwoke mice
In.. ii- in liituc-U In urrnlrs
Ibe iimiitlng nils well sjient.
On ibe rlti r (be wnrk was
going forward with Hie prixlsfim of
cl. ii I. work
I Onle iIIm m crvd nbout noon that the
'jaiuiiiw was luting Its I roubles tin
I iiieillalely below Heid's dam ran a
long diuli' strewn nllh bowlders.
whbh was ultimately u -hillou- or n
slietib of nblte miter miniilltig ns
I Hie stn-niu r si- or fell Ordinarily
tin' logs Were llnslinl oter (Ills deollv
, Ity by on.ilug Ih.' g(te U'lilnd w lib b
n bead of vwttci hid boon iicuiiuulit
tid. Now, linttetf-r Ihe i-r.li leiiey of
the g'lte had been deslroyul
I "I (tinnier If we uin'l dtsiii Hint pate
way down tu (.ct snmi thing for a
heiitl." said Onle In ibe fnieiiuu
'I lie two men examined Ibe chute
and (be slubegnleullciilliely fur some
"If we could clear mil ihe splinters
mid rubbish n.c might spike -n tmiple
of saplliiss on rai b side for Ibe gate
lo rllde down Intn." s.e. ill. lied North
The, logs (ten In Id , up III tbe tsiiid.
nnd a crew or men sel In work In ml
nwny the spllulen-d ends of Ibe o'd
sill and tipron. Tbe i itrrent rendered
fooling Impossliile. ro nil the work hid
lu be done from nbme. Wet ml
grlppisl Ibe long sans tlsellke. in Hut
n man's inmost strength could swircely
budge Ibeni. Netcrtbeless (hey held
(o It. Onle. st I hlli d tint (hey would
Ktiirecd, dipnrtul up rlier to the rear.
This cn-w be found working busily
numug sntiie ntcrtlnttid wm1s. They
were hi rdlng Ibe ligginN of (he flock
Tbe kuI.kI.1i life of the water ioue
plent lipiin the niietilns of Hie slube
cute had loft "tni'did nod lu slul
lows m.inv bitinlii ds nf the logs from
the udtmilace of diiiduni.il. stumps or
oilier logs Uu- "Mi kers" piishul the
uiiwb'ldly llniliirs forward, leiplng.
riistlng. beat lug. shot lug. until ni
l'i-t ibe steady i urn lit of the' tn.lln
lltir M'lrul Ihe logs ;ii..l lu.rc theiii
nn iv. With unitelons skill (bey lop.
pei Hie dripping, bobby, rolling llm
Is-m. Holding theni oter mid mer
bik iin.l forth, fu uim nns. Luis preser
tnilnu of eipilllbtluni.
Ilunllv hid Onle the npportiuillv m
liMil, iibniit at the pmgtess nuking,
linneu-r, before be b.-iiil bis niiiie
slimnisl fioin Die liinl,, king up.
In bis surpilse he Mir the snleniti co-ik
liccd Kirrfnf, iln tiiimb mi ficliiitiimti
wntltig a frantic dMi (nnd nl blm.
Ni. thing lould liidinc tho (nok lo at
tempt the logs.
'Wli.ll Is It. OlurlleT nsked Orde.
leaping nsboie nud staiuplug Ihe looc
wilier from bin boots,
"ll's nil off." conllded Ihe cisik pes
slniNitcnlty. "H's uu good, lie's slop,
pisl us now "
"Whal'ii off Who's stopped wlnt?'
"Hissl lie's dun Ihe iiicu from tbe
dam with ii shoigun. We uilglit ns
"Sholgiill, jieyl eMl.lllli.-d Onle
"Well, tbe old kou of j gun!" Il
Ihoiighl a moiueiil. bis lips purkerisl
is I bough o w lil-lle: then, us m-.ii il'
he I ilighi-d amiisullv, "l.et'x pp take
ii J"nk ul Ihe ii liny." said be
lie swung iiiiny nl a round pin-,
fnlloniil rather hrcithlcssly by Hie
Orde fmiiiil Ihe r i-nter nf lli ilnm
was nrcitplul by l!e".. hs plui till
fuzzier Him iter, bis . ...uti.lls in.
Iihim- irnuo-rs tla)i.lug ut tils etmy
Ul.nenielil Oter Ids l,nildel h" ae
rled a long peruisslnn In, k -iiniguii '
I'enhed i!ting the bank n in- rli t
men. w itching lilm In linin-
"Whit's ihe nitttiiV' l.n'n.ltul o-ib
"If the law' ilon'l pti tei t me I'll V' '
tiet myself" (bid io.-laltn -d ",
kite ye fair wnriiltig"
"Hut s'iri'lt," ald Onle "we lute n
right to run our lo-s tiimugh, H s m,
open (Iter "
"Ami bet ye le en iituulu' your logs
IlinnigliVyrled Ihe old ill in excitedly
"Hev ye? I'list off ye Ingln to teai
down uiy dam. nnd ih-it when Hie
lint bu'ltis a-'iilrlu mid, u iiiglu
Ihrnitgh then Mitt tamner with io no
priiteinents rurilii'('inre a Inncrln' lb
gale llltd ntlierwll'i' 1-iliiHllfklli uu
t nu tun-" ,
Orde stepped filrwiird. Ilillo. ill itelv
Iteed tthicled, his !iui.ib ih Ihe bun
"All right old plrlt of 'Tit" n'pllel
Orde, "Don't shont j I'M i dow u "
lie wall.id bmli lu llm nulling ni-
"Suri'ly," pn e up Now marl;, "nlut
pter (he Hlitm of I In- ilninipe suits,
you hue He ligi! i ti ur o tun your
Onle rnlhd a ipilzzknl eye In bis dl
"1'tr-fca-ly coirnt, tou" be drawl
ed, "but we're engaged In the hippy
(h-i iipillnii of getting out logs. Ity tho
time Ihe but wns all iidJiiKed nnd it
bead Of steam up the nnter'il bedoirn.
Ill Ihls gniue ynu get nut togs first iltxl
think uUiut law afterward."
"How nU.ut bgai ibiniug'es" Insist
"Legal il.lliiilkes:-' s(otTod Onle. "1
gal ilaiiiitk.es'. Wliv, ue intuit' legal
damages us .irl of mir n pillar ex-petisi-s.
Onle walked to Ihe islgeif the dam
mid stn.il bsikliig dnw ti eiirrenl. Then
lie turned In the grimly silent rlter
(lieu. "Hoys." he (oinntaiided briefly, "get
your peatles nnd louie iilong.'"
lie led (he way pist the milt to the
shallows Ih'Iuw. .
"Ilrlugjlnwii two logs fairly big nnd
hold Ibeni by thtl old sung." he nuler-
cd. "Hold them end nti-nu. Milntlng
itpsireuin. Ilx em iiIhiiiI ten fisit
apart. That's It: Gcnigo. ilrlte n tnu
pie of slakes eai h side of them tu hold
em. Cones t: Now, niif ibinn n cou
ple dorm inorr nnd pile ihein ncross
those two, side on in Ihe stream, of
course. Itoll ' Ip. That's the lltk-
Onle next braced more logs ngalust
n loiltenletil bowlder, II nd lit) old stull
near shore lieiiiiue Ihe Iblrd pier tu a
line below the mill,
"Now, boys," cnmumniicd Orde,
"sbnte off some shore logs and let
tin in mine down"
The stray togs Hunting down wllh
tbe (Urreni the rltertiM-n cnught nnd
janiinisl nlsmt (he linprmled piers.
So In leu seconds nfli-r Ibe shore
logs began drifting the Jam formed,
low nnd liru.ul. The weight of Ibe
topmost logs sunk those beneath to
the bed of tbe stream. This to n cor-'
lain extent dimmed hick Hit" water,
ll.'low the liiiprotl'ed datu the water
felt iilmot tu nothing, nnd nbnve It.
swbllng lu eddies, grit milling llfcroely,
bubbling, gurgling, searching Inislly
for mi opening. Ihe rlier turned Pock
"Nolhlng can stnnd that pressure,"
brealhed Newmnrk. fnsi Inated.
"The blggir Ibe pressure the lighter
she locks," replied Orde. lighting his
Ill onler In take full ndvnnlnge of
the water power del eloped by his dam
old mm Iteed hid built his mill nearly
ut ti let el wllh the sireiin. Nnw-the
rher. lurking up. rapidly overflowed
this Hat As (he Jam lightened by Its
own n eight the water fairly Jumped
front Ihe Ion est Moor of the mill In
the one nlmve.
In less Hun fite minutes Ibe old
man ilesi elided ou Ihe group.
"What's Ihe mailer here?" he de
miuibd. "Mailer?" Iiuiulred Onle easily. Oh.
nnttilng tun. b-Jn-t n tittle Jim."
"Hill It's lliKsllug my mill."
"I'm lint Itilererled."
"I'm- ii bit of grain upstairs. It'll be
ruliMiL You mlsernble blarkgunntr
Heed frantically dl-.aiH-ared. return
ing bearing nu utitliunlcd pike )le.
and elugh' handed utliickcd the Jam.
Astnnlsbineiii nnd delight held tbe
rheritii'ii (bo'iitblcss fur u moment.
T ben it roar of laughter drowned even
linlse nf Hie waters.
Only Onle sciiicd tn see the other
side. Wllh n few quirk leaps be had
pained Hie old nun's side.
"You uin'l break litis Jnm," be said
kindly. "Cuine nslnire,
"Hrenk lir pleaded Heed, "You're
ruining me 1'iepit nil my innney In
Hill tulll "
"Will," sail (bile, "we've got a lot
of innney In mtr lgs ln. foute." ink-
lug Heed gi inly ly the nrtn. "ibere'H
tin r.-n-.ni yiu and I shiitlldn'l gel'l
almig tngeibi r nil, right. Mutbe we're
Ih.iIi it Hub- hud headed. Lei's talk
!M led Ihe old iunii nsltere. Aljtie
e-i'rt of leu minutes Onle i rled ( beer
lully: "W-ii'smi-i lmv: Ibi-ii'i thii Jnml"
The new hw.iiiiiisI iiihkm the log
but iter in ii u lot Html i- theii'iili r pier.
This Hoy uttiukid with ihelr n-nvles.
n lllug Ibe Ii p u.g's i If Intn the iiirreul
Ub.w. In less Hun nn time ihey bnd
l.-in iiille ii hi le In ibe lop Inter. The
Hu'r iiilil ibr imh Hie intoning. ni
'pi'Slhieli' tlio Injs lu Hie wings were
Htlolileil In In. in clt'ii r side. At rirst
In- in. -n lu.l m .1.. nil ibe work, lull
s tin- liter list If turned In Ihelr
Tbe gcdfg of the Jim drained Ibe
wiiii r ri in Hie Vwrr IIihiVs of the
ml I, 'I be up i r siniles nnd Ihe grain
iteie still Kafe, r
lly i ti plug Hie sluice gale had been
roughly pruMded with pole guides
down which lo slide In the bed of the
rltrr. Tbe following morning snw.tbe
wink going nu as methodically ns ever,
Ity Ibe end of Ihe second day Ihe pond
wns dear, and as Charlie's waulguii
nss drifting lownrd Ihe chule Ibe first
Of Johnson's ill he floated Into the
bead df the pond.
(To Be Continued Next Week.)
GOT S0METH1HQ BETTER.
.Mnmnin Ilavo you been taking
your cctiRh medicine. Ilka u guod '
Toiuniy No, um. I lot Tolly
tmito It, nn' tslio llkcil It, so I
swopped It to her for an oratisc.-
s mm m
Tho Unsu(.(r5Bfiil Counsel I'm .
very borry I tuuld do no inore for
ynu, my malt. . ,
Tho 1 1 boner lint Don't upoln-'
Ion s.lil i.,l(nst ll n Ants.. j lititlKOh
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