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Ornamenting It recently occurred to Tiffany & Co., the New York jewelers, to ornament a bicycle elaborately with gold, silver, and precious stones, believing that some wealthy customer would esteem so handsome a mount. They preferred to pay $100 each for WITH THE CATTLE KINGS How They Conduct Their Large and Profitable Ranches. Kuntlom Stand tittle show Whoa Thej- F»ll Into the Hands of the Cow boyii—The Annual "Bonml-llp"— BrandlnK tho Cattle. Bicycles For their purpose to using any other make of ^* wheel.Theremust be no question of quality in a bicycle selected for such ornamentation. ** Therefore they chose Columbias STANDARD OF THE WORLD Unequalled, Unapp.roached. Beautiful Art Catalogue ol Columbia and Hartford Bicycles is free if you call upon »ny Colum. bla agent; by mail from us lor two a-ccn; •tamps. [Special Denver (Col.) Letter.] More fortunes are made in cattle than in mining 1 , and the cattle Industry in tho west is most always on the boom. A "cattle king," or as he is more commonly called, "cattle baron," outranks the "mining' king." Colorado, nnd the far west, is full of king's of this kind. The reason that the cattle king 1 ranks the mining king is that ho is, usually, an educated man, or (it least partly so, anil has a practical knowledge of affairs, while the mining king is, in almost •very instance, an accident—an ordinary mining prospector, who makes a rich POPE MANUFACTURING CO. Factories and General Offices, Hartford, Conn Branch Siorci and Agencies lr. almost cver> city and town. If Columbias are not properl; t»pr«»ented in your vicinity let us know. TIME TABLES. LOCAL. TIME TABLES. Solid trains between "Peorla ana Sandusky" and "Indianapolis ana Michigan." Direct connections to and from all points In the United States and Canada. L. E. & W. K. K Arrlvo Leave SOUTH BOUND. No il Pacific Ex Dally.. 7:10 am 2:OS a m No 25 Indltuiap's Er SunllMS a m No. 23 Mall & Ex ex Sun. 3:25 p m 8:10 p m No 21) Passcnfrer ex Sun No. 151 Rochester Local Arrive 4:45 p. m. exceot Sunday. NORTH BOUND. 5:20 a'm No. 20 Mall & Ex ex Sun,10:!2 a m 3:30 p rn No 22 Michigan City Oally 4.:4Z p m 1:35 p m No 2-1 Detroit Ex ex Sun No 130 Aceom. ex Sun.. OM3am •Does not run north ot Peru on Sunday. Trains 21 and 20 run dally between Indianapolis and Peru. No. 20 via Tlpton arrives at Eloomlns- ton at 0:32 p. m. making direct connection •with C. & A. fast train arrlvlns In Kansas City at S:35 next mornlnR, connecting: direct at Kansas City for tienvcr, San Fran- cls.x> and all points west. Frcs reclining chairs between Tlpton and Missouri river for all passensora. Nos. 20. 21. 22, and 23, connect at Tlpton with main lino trains forSanrJusky.Peorin 'and all points east and west. For tlckec rates nnii ffenornl Information call on J. J. Skinner ticket uKcnt, L. B. & W., Peru. Ind., or C. F. Dally, s-enerai passenger aRent, Indianapolis, Ind. '• it '<,. ' •Daily. iDaily except Sunday. Leave Arrive. Bradford and Col. ...'12:50 a m • 2:45 am Philadelphia & N. T, , % 12:50 » m • 2:45 a m Blchmond & Clntl....* UOOam *2:20am Ind'pls ft Louisville.. *12:4!> am • 2:30 am BCtnor &r Peorla ...... * S:OD a m "12:30 a m Crown Point & Chi..* 2:5Dam '^iWara Richmond & Clntl.-t 5:45 a m -tll:20 p m Crown Point & Chi. .t 6:00 am t 7:80 p m Momicello 4 Etfiier ........ t 8:1)0 a m t 1=05 p '" Bradford & Col ...... t 7:50 am EfCner local freight, .t S:SOa m Incl'pl3 & Loulnvlllo..' 2:00 p ra Richmond and Clr.U..* 2:10 p m Bradford and Col,..,' 2:05 p m Phllo. & New Vork....* 2:fl5 p m Moritlcello & Effner...-)- 2:20 p m Chicago ................ *l:3npm Chi & Intermediate..* 4:30 pm Kokomo & Rich ...... -f2:30pm Bradford & Col ....... A MEXICAN LADROXE. • 1:20 p m 'laopru • 1:10 p m 1-7:-15am *l:5!;pm *12:30pm tll:00am ....... t!2:20pn) • J. A. McCULLOQGH. Agent. Losansport. WEST BOUND. J.oca' }'rU»ilU, acconi. dally ox £im... Ji!:CO p m tt iruls ilniluJ'ci.'jil}, 'cW iiO-Jli'.... JH:14 v '« >'ast Dhll (jiiliy. 'oiii IKI 47' S:17 p m Xiintnn CIU'IJP'*'^ full} 1 'um I 0 •!!'... 3:1.'! p ni Pac «|;iefs null} »xs un 'ol<l r.o 40'...id I!/ n tn No. . EAST BOUND. 2 N. Y. 4 Boston lira d dolly''old no 42.. 2:-ll a m (i Fnst mall dully, 'n a no'in »:*i a ID 4 Atlantic Llm Unllj i-x Sun 'old no-H.. .i:5H p ni 7-1 Local tr 1 .. Atccni. dully ex Stm 12 50 p m EEL KIVER DIVISION. WEST BOUND. No 36 arrive 1U:SO o m No S7 arrive 2 as p in EAST BOUND, J«o3« leave "'^ a m No Cleave ;! = ;!IJ P »' discovery. The cattle Uinjr is usual!/ a "one-lunger," or, more properly, Ji consumptive, \vini comes out to the plains where he may fill his. lungs with pure monnta-in air, and "rougfh it.." lie buys what is Etyk'd .1 few "biin<.-)ies" of cattle. .V bunch is a lumiili—beiuff imywhcro front a few dozen "lituJ" to several hundred. Ho then buys n fow thousand ncrus of l;iiul foi-RrnzinfTpurposes. Water bfinfr more vniuablu thun hind, On an average, he select:' a district coursed by streams, OT' n "wriiershed" near tho b:isc of the inoniitains wliith reaohrs llic snows nnd jno'untiiin strcmu. He employs a number ot! incn, oi' cowboys, about a dozen for each thousand cntf-Je, nut! him (hem, f.-itUe and a!J, loose npon his barony.- Some of those cdwpuuciicvs are niso ono- Jujsgevs whose health was impaired by cJosu office work, ant! perhaps fast liv- irj(7 in tho cities, and are row Hvinj a rough life in order to build up a broken down constitution. Those who arc strong- enough to resist the temptation of drinking- whisky and shooting' out the lights a't, dajice houses, invest, their money in cattle and evolve into "kings." Hut sueh instances are few, YeMlierc ore 1 great possibilities for fortunes in cntf'e raising. m«.l perhaps 'Colorado is tho- best field. The business requires little capital compared to mining-, mid is not so spoeiilative. Like interest-on a debt the i.'Utllc grow \vJiile the capitalist sleeps. If (.lie king has not enough hind his cowboys on n gruzc o few "bunches'" on n neighboring ranch, or On govorn- mcnt Inurl. nnd drive them b:u'l< before the depredation has been discovered. If wa(<'r is short on his domniti hf; cuts divert, n. slrcnni, nntl as the streams iu t:hc westiuui south a.re uniformly small it is fompnratively an oosy tusk. Craning cattle on the lands of others, nnd diverting the water, which belongs tn tho laud through which it flows, is^hn main cause of the feuds between the "barons." Sometimes the chuis of One, br.ron. attempt to stampede the intruding stock, and there is a fusillade between, the boys. As all arc good sboUs, the result is always more fatal tha.n a 'irreiicli duel. Another thing that ni stockmen have to contend against i the "rustler" nntl the "ladrone." "37nst )cr" signifies in cowboy parlance cattle thief, h.ud "ladrrjTjc" is the Span iMl for it. Cuttle thieves arc • yer they do not risk a general for the pursuing party is general!}- the larger—th'ii cowboys considering the pursuit of rustlers as a. holiday excursion, find volunteering in large numbers. The Mexican "rustlers" or "la- drons" operate individual \y —they rarely organize into gongs, and their operations are a.g-ulnst the rancher, mainly. \Yhile the ladrone is an, expert with tho lariat, and would tneet even u. cowboy on neutral ground, as it is bis natural weapon, he does not like the revolver practice. So ho prefers to act ihdi- vidunlly,and confines his depredations to the ranch—and while the rancher is asleep. The iadrone steals onlj' for homo consumption and the local market. He takes the hide off of tihe beef, which is used for shoes, and sells the meat in the neighboring- towns or mining camps. Sometimes the rancher gets fresh on the trail of the ladrone, and there is an interesting-race. Mexicans are good riders, and being expert with the reins can so direct the course of the horse as to elude even a swifter rider. Hut being armed with ,1, lariat the rancher does not care to come any nearer than pistol shot, as the Mexican's strategy is to make a sudden turn, throw the ;ariat over the head of his pursuer and drag him to death. Sometimes a ladronii is captured by a number of ranchers, and if r.ot dead when brought down by a shot he is token into the woods and hanged with bis own lariat. Owing to this heroic treatment la- drones ore not so numerous in southern Colorado as they were a-few" years ago. But the number of rustlers seems to be increasing nnd their depredations are more numerous. Each baron, king and rancher has his cattle bra-nd, designed according to his taste, or lack of it. The brand is recorded, and to counterfeit it is a felony. Ju the spring 1 or early summer there is a round up," or "rodeo, 1 ' the signification of "rodeo" being 1 "to gather.'" The cattle of each, owner are gathered so that the young- oilves m;iy be branded. In fact, three or four "round-ups" are necessary during the season; not only to braijcf the 'hew caJye.s, but to brand anew the cattle where brauds _ar« partly obliterated by the growth of huir. The animals arc caught with a lariat and thrown down and held firm while the branding iron is applied. Th-'j feet of the kicking ones arc tied. The blcutiugs of a calf under the application of a seething; red-rUt iron are. LED A DUAL LIKE. Strange and Romantic Career ol S. T. Montgomery. Soppumid to Have Perished la a Fire D» Start! Llfo Auo-iv In Olilo—Pathetic FultkfulnoM of HlH Wife—Bin Secret Discovered. A FEW STOCK "CBA.TDS." almost "Sony; CT EFFECT M^V 17,18DC, TitAlNS LEAVE LOGANSPOBT, IND. FOR THE NORTH. No. 62. ET. Sun. 10:31 a m for St Joseph No, 58 Ex. Sun. 6:10 a m lor St. Joseph No. 54 Ex. SUTJ. 8:40 n rn for South Bead FOR THE SOUTH No. 61 Except Sunday 7:17 a. m. for Terre Haute No. S3 Ex. Sun. 2:47 p, m. tor Tcrre Haute For complete time card, giving all trains and stations, and for full Information aa to rates, through cars, eta., address J. C. EDOEWORTH, Agent. Logansport, Ind, Or, H. A. Ford, General Passenger Agent, St. Louis, Mo. Manhood Restored. • —' V- UTEBTITAM, the • Wonderful Unman I Rt'medy, la told ^-'tfi * I wrltton ffliurnp- Itoe to cure alt Ncrv. loui Dl»e . Brala I'umir, Hoad- nclio, 'W'ukcfalnQflfi. ,'Loat M»nliood, .NITV f U!*nOH». Atrophy, mlMions, Varlcocoio, (LHDltiiciQ, a^ ilralnn , . And Ions oC power of tfc« OflMTMIW OnK»M, •'•"wMd b r oYcr»Mrti«i, *<mtr.f ul IndlionaioM, or wo exceMlTo u»e oc tobacco ocliini, of Btlnnil»nti,.wiilch tiltllnAttjljr Itfafl tc Inhrmltj,Con«iiniptIoniui(l,Jniiiuilty.. Patuplncnn- Tfnl.nt irirrn to o«rrr In the »o« vpooki-t. prlco. M » p«ck«K«, ortrorlO. Vlth «Torj- M ordorjKi give t fiSte tASSOCK! A LADJIOXE. . troublesome. They prey alike upon the small rancher and tins cattle'king. The "rustler" is frequently an ex-cowboy, and is very handy with a gun and lariat. The "ladrone" is a Mexican out- Jaw, who deals montf. in the towns of southern Colorado when he is not on the trail stealing cattle. Stolen cuttle are driven to some little hut secluded in the foothills, which has t.he appearance of an honest ranchman's faii-m, and there the cattle are rebranded— another bra-nd placed over the first, so as to defaxie it. The cattle are then driven into some other section and sold—or shipped, cast by cattle trains. When ft gang of "rustlers"—half a dozen or niore—have stampeded a "bunch" of cattle, the cowboys who are on guard give the alarm by firing- a few pistol shots at them, and a general pursuit follows. . But usually, the tlheft is mada at night, and so quietly that it is not known until morning, when the cattle nro missed bj their tracks. Then a designated number of cowboys take the. trail, each, carrying a small armory, and from 50 to 100 rounds of ammunition. If the "rustlers" are overtaken there i* lively time for awhHe; Imt as the human in f.hc expression of but it is amusing* to the cowboy. Thcru is n fe.is:. during l.he round-up which lasts several days, and in the. evenings there is n rout—a "stn-g-- dance" nnd several fights. Cattle iTiisii!;* is one of i.he leading' industries of Colorado, and it is uni- fonr.I.y profiJriblo. We have several barons, kings r.nd lesser potentii.tc.s. M'ho have realized fortunes in the business r.nd come here to live in style. So'.rje years, however, grass is short, and the .st.rcarus run dry. TIic cattle die by the I'ho:ii-:mds, aix] the plains n.rc so strewK wii.li their carcasses tbat th'e air for miles around is freighted with the stench. The atmosphere of. Colorado being iilinoot devoid of moisture, decomposition is very slaw, and'a oar- eass will keep for several -.months. .When water gives out the herdsmen dig for it. The streams have a. habit of sinking- • out of sight, riir.r.ir.g along :; few miles or mote, and again coining to the surface, and thus the threarl of a. .•iti-fa.il 1-1:11 dry is caujrht up. It- is a most, pit.iful Kpec'aclo to see la.rge droves -of (^ittle instinctively collect around, sm.alri sfatfua-nf, pools 01* d.imp spots 'where once flowed ,1 stream, and moan with almost, human appeals to the herders. Several years ago, during- an extreme drought, there was so little gra/.iriS' . Ihnt the 1 herders resorted to tho cutting- of shrubs and the leaves of trees as a substitute. .7. ,M The death of S. T. Montgomery at Manistifjue, Mich., recently marked the close of a strange life. lie was a pioneer resident of Kokomo, Ind., a veteran of the Mexican war, also ^serving through the late civil conflict, enlisting' in Company I, Twentieth Indiana volunteer infantry. At the close of the war Montgomery began the publication of the Kokomo Daily Herald, and tor years was associated with the late T. C.' Philips'iu the conduct of the Kokomo Tribune. In 1870 he went to Mishawaka, near South Bend, and published the Mishawaka, Enterprise. At the destruction of the Studebokcr wagon works by fire Montgomery was .at the scene of the conflagration, and it was thought perished in the flames, He was not seen afterwards, and the family, thinking him dead, returned to Kokomo. Six years later Will Montgomery, the oldest of the children, a printer by trade, found his father at La. Grange, 0-, a village near Klyria, where he had married an estimable woman and was serving a.s iniiyor of the town under the jiame of '"Maj. Wright S. Clarke." by which name he was known the remainder of his life. Locking the secret in his heart, J'ouug Montgomery, who did not make himselH known to his father, returned to Kokomo. About that time Mrs. Montgomery died. For years she had kept a light in her window looking for the return of the wandering husband should he be alive. At last lingering hope was !ost, and she died in the firm belief that he liad preceded her to the life beyond the grave. The son knew better, but he refused to divulge the secret. "Maj. Clarke" was not'molested. Ten years' 'later Will Montgomery saw his father, "Jfaj. Clarke,'' again, With a_ theatrical troupe the young- man stopped at iianistique, Mich., a lumbering town in the northern peninsula. Here "Clarke" was the editor of the Mr-.r.istirjuc Pioneer. This time Montgomery made himself known, going icto the. oQU'Q and yil-rotTucing himself to "Maj. Clarke" as his son. The elder Montgomery acknowledged his identity, but the secret-went no f.ir- tlier. Young-Montgomery remained at Munisliquc and obtained control of the Manisticiuc Sun, which he conducted for several years in opposition to lii.s father. The papers were opposed politically and in'every oUicr way, A more fierce newspaper war was never conducted than that of the Pioneer and Si:n. the feet that t hey were, owned by father and ?on being known only to themselves. Five years hi.t.cr (he son wer.t to Tk'publie. a copper mining; •town, where he published a paper. Four years ago young Montgomery was burned to death r.t Republic. His office took -lire, and i;i cndc.'ivoi-ing- to save his family, who lived upstairs in the same building, lie perished in the flair.es. iris father. '"Maj. Clarl.o,"con- tinued the publication of the Mojjis- tic;::e Pioneer until his death a few days ngo. Tie was a. prom incut and highly respected citi/.oi, having occupied all the public ofik'CS of I:uj>or i:i thn.t county, including tho probate .jivljjeship. UNMASXSQ Autlioritlra ol RY DEATH. it Hiid n Good Suuiid. Slie was as j-ccd r.s she was beautiful, cir she would never have left her luxurious horn^ on 1'aeificlicights for oven an hour to teacti Christianity to the great unwashed of th" water front, but her f.'1-ntlc lit.tie heart had swelled with the irrent throbbing ambition to bring poor lost, hmi-bs into the fold, where they would become both cleanly and g-oodJy. She sat in a dirty little, room wit3i bare \vr.lls and seated 'around her, on rough benches, were a doncn grimy vagrants and half-intoxicated seamen. She announced her intention of going over the. New Tustamcnt fi-om beginning to cud. reading a little to them every Sunday, and then discussing-passages Mint seemed in doubt. Not half a dozen verses of Mat.thow had-bech read before inlf of her class was asleep. She read along; "And Aram .begat Aminadnb, :ind- Ainhiadab .begat Mnasoh. and Naa- so'n begat Salmon, and Salmon begat loazi and—" ' "Say. miss," remarked a big hobo, vaking with a start, "jest read dat ignin 'bout-fish an' boose."—San Fran- -isco Post. liiuibntl, 5. D., Slio<:!coil by occnt Discovery. Th<> nntborirics of Sionx City, la., and. of Kimball, S. D., arc almost regretting: the discovery ot what they consider almost positive evidence establishing the identity of a thief at whose lianas the merchants of Kimball have bcc-n suffering for the past two years. 'Tliu robber, they believe, wn.s Thomas Delnney. of .Kimball, an old mid one oi: the most highls esteemed residents of ' the place, who recently died in Sioux Ciiy, while on lii.s way to Hot Springs for his health, which was vapidly, failing. Many mouths before Kdward Erenne. the proprietor of a general store at Kimbal'!, had complained to the police of the disappearance of jewelry and clothing-from bis place of business.-. Kvery effort was made to stop J.he thefts ami discover tho thief, but without success. The goods con- .tiuued to go, and the guilty party remained af liberty. When lielanoy left Kimball for Hot Springs he grew rapidly worse on the train and at Sioux City had to be removed t.o the hospital, where he died. Wlvn his valise was opened several articles which were described by Brenne n.s having been stolen from his store were discovered. The Kimball authorities were notified find a search made of Delcney's effects there, with the result that quantities of the missing goods were found among (hem. Delfiney's friends are greatly pained at the discovery, and many refuse oven yet to believe that n man with so long a record for honesty cotikl have been ..guilty of the crimes charged against him. ^\\\\VSS^\>N\w>\N>w^ • v • ^» xv «' ' CASTOR I A for Infants and Children, M OTHERS, Do You KNOW * Caleman'tt Drops, Godfrey's Cordial, many scwalkd Soothing Syrup", an* mart remedies for children arc composed of opium or morphine? DO YOU KtlOW tliat opium ar.a morphine nrc stupefying narootit. poisons? Do You Kno^y that in most countries druggists arc Dot pei milled to sell uurcotic without labeling tliem poisons ? Po Yon Know that you should not permit any medicine <.c be given yourcliilA unleM you or your physician know of what it K composed ? 1>O Yon Kttow that Casloria is a purely vegetable preparation, and tho'. *. list oT lt» Ingredient! is published -with every bottle? Po Yoii Know that Cnstoria Is the prescription oi'the famous Dr. Sarant! rilchcr. That it lias bccu la use for nearly thirty years, anil that more Caetoria is now sold tliao of ati other remedies for children combined? Po foil Knovr that thj Patent Office Department of the United Stales, and oT other countries, hav* issued exclusive right to Dr. riiclier and his assigns to use the word " CBBtorlft " an<i lit formula, and that to imitnlc them is a stale prison offcn>= ? J»O Yon Know that one of the reasons for granting ll.is government protection was becauseCastorialiadbeen proven lobe absolutely harmless? Do You Knew tliat 33 average doses of Castoria arc furnished for 35. cent*, or one cent a dose? Po You Know that when possessed of thir, perfect f reparation, ycur'i'ailLlrennnj tc kept wU, aud that you may have unbroken rest ? Well, ltio.se Ihlir.gH are wortli knowing. They r.re facts. In on every sllftiatorc of wrapper. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. Good Thing. Push it Along. Why buy a. newspaper unless you ij can profit by, the expense? For 5 p cents you can get almost as much I "BATTLE AX" as you can of ! other high grade brands for JO cents. Here's news that will repay you for I the cost of your newspaper to-day. . • Alock lVlamni|f;ii. It is about four years since 37 inn rhnmnucs'in the old museum of Berlin proved tb^be the bodies of fellows clio. a short time ajro, took their beer in he saloons of the capitnl of-the empire >f WilJinm II; It is.now. believed that here is not a museum in the world that. as not been imposed upon by frauds of [laird Wood 'for Jlroom HHTKU^H. "TIttrd wood handles," sukl an rm- ploye in A wholesale grocery house in Lake street, Cliic.-ijro. "Imvc taken t'.ie place of 50ft Wood linndlcs forbrooirjsto .a preat extent. It used to be the odh'nr way.. The broommakers have come to like, the hard ivood best because it does not nesd so larf^e a bolt, nnd handles •marie of this material keep their shape a. ffood clenl better than if made of soft' wood." BrltlHti Knlr;lit>. .Vot (jtiite 2,000 persons arc liri possess Dritish orders of knighthood, or.' rouprhly speaking:, only 'about one in 28.000 of the population. BEST THE WOFRUDI For keeping the System In a Healthy Condition. CURES Headachy .CURES Constipation, Acts on tho Liver and Kidneys. Purifies tlw Blood, Dispels Colds and Fevers, Beautifies tho Complexion and I* and Rofreshlnff to the Tasta. SOLO etr ALL Orwas/sr*. 4WA nicclj illustrated eicbty-pafre Lincoln Storjr Book tira« to ererj pnrcbaMr ttm lczfc of Lincoln Tea. Price 25c. Ask jaul dmtf Uv, or Li»COUt Tiu Co- Tor For Sole by B, F. KEESL1NO. Dltic !Son|r. .A Frpnch chemist is Mid to hare mndp.'a Wue soap w.hjch will.rciidorun- '.v thc'inlni.ris: in .Innndry \vorJc. • VAN CAMP'S BOSTON B L-h*2 . I You C&n Bake \ Betie.

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