Guy and Otto Pierce bike ride.
THEY MADE THE TRIP. Six Kearney Wheelmen Pump to Liraud Ittlaml Yenterd,ny. Yesterday morning at 5:110, a little group of wheelmen gathered at the An!idn ('hot) house, and proceeded to load themselves with provender for a long ride. The party consisted of Harry West aiid" Otto" Pierce on West's tandem. ")ocr' Metcalf and Guy Pierce and Metcalf's tandem, Dr. W.W. Vance on a safety, and a special stalT correspondent of the II uis on an ordinary. The start was made at 8:i5,and the delightfully cool morning gave promise of an enjoyable ride. When the time came for sunrise the nun obligingly hid itself behind the c ouds and thus the cyclers had no heat to contend with. The roads were in elegant condition. Gibbon was made in an hour and twenty minutes, as no one cared to use themselves up at the start. A seven to eight mile gait was Kept up past sneuon, auu irequeni were the bu sts of admiration of the day the roads ami the trip generally. Beyond Shelton the rain had been heavy " on Tuesday and the roads began to be bad in spots. The single safety rider began to tire first, and the Hub man next. The pace was lessened to suit the feelings of the tired ones.-A slitrht lunch helped out. From Alda to tho "Island" was a slow run with frequent mops, out UIU ClUWU Wrt UljlCWIllIlCU to make the trip. The road was sanely and wet in spots. Reaching the outskirts . of Grand Island the par-. ty were met by Uodinson, of Kearney, and tole, of Grand Island, who escorted them in. The two single riders were pretty tired, but after getting hold of some" dinner the whole crowd felt all ricrhfr nnrt lirocppilpil tn tfiko in thft V!- rious attractions of the town. A men the such cost suitable to sent it at city of fer, committee investigate talk Schaeffer. men