Clipped From Arizona Weekly Citizen
novelists. I seriously think of writing a book and calling it "The Indian as painted by Himself." New York World. LASSOED A COUGAR. Doo Goodwin Makes a Catch that is Unrivalled- While Arizona cowboys lead the world both in superior horsemanship and the skillful use of the riata it is doubtful whether the feat performed on Friday last has ever been equaled. A full grown mountain lion was las-sooed, his neck broken and his body hanged in a mesquite tree by Doc Goodwin without assistance except that rendered by his faithful horse. While within three and a half miles from Wickenberg as he was traveling alone on his way to Phoenix the fresh track of a mountain lion was noticed in the sand through curiosity he spurred hia horse forward with a view of getting a glimpse of the animal. In a few moments he espied the object of his search but a short distance away lagging along as though he was waidng for an encounter. Not being well acquainted with Goodwin he evidently placed a bad estimate on his bravery for in a few seconds the lassoo was swinging in him air and a careful throw caught the around the neck. The lion did not like the restraint so suddenly thrust upon him and made a rush for the horse. Goodwin now realized that he had a serious fight on his hands and for a moment wished for some one to help him to get loose of this king of the ny give b newspapers forth cbmtite well es handsooie every support. A While Mo., was tf.ken vi- lie called medicine rhoea to try relief, pletely. and sale by John and the few r;:n onto camped Pass, where man cattle ran onto warning made no but posite reached As the camp in was made the turned frightened.