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Ornamenting It'recendy 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 90 handsome a mount. They preferred to pay $100 each for For their purpose to using any other make of <* wheelTheremust be no cjuestipn of quality'in a bicycle selected for such ornamentation. & — Therefore they chose Columbias STANDARD OF THE WORLD Unequalled, Unapproaehed. BMUtiful Art Cataloguo of Columbia and H»rt- (£d Bicycfci is tee if you call upon any Columbia agent; by mail from us for two a-ccnt •tamps. POPE MANUFACTURING CO. Factories and General Offices, Hartford.Conn. Branch Stores and Agencies in almost every A NECK-OR-NOTHINGrRACE Thrilling Experience of an American Girl Among Brltranda. Modern Chlv.lry l» th« Wild Southern ConUneut — A ' Frenchman'* Innate neroUiu TVIna Him Kenown »nU • W«»lthy Am«l<.i» BrliU. [Special Correspondence.] However true It may be that the Etooiii engine and electric telegraph 1 have wit out the camp-fires of adventure nnd sounded the knell of romance, there ure ncvw-thelcas odd corners of the world still remaining in which may be seen Uic glow of the one and arc iometimes enuctcd the thrilling incidents of the other. And nowhere is this more the case than in the interior regions of that vast continent that stretches away southward from trop- TIMETABLES. LOCAL TIME TABLES. Solid irnlns between "Peorja .ami Sandusky" and -Indianapolis and Mlc hlfran. Direct connections to find from all points In the United States and Canada. >rr,ve ^ * * *' *' * "™ SOUTH BOUND. , No "1 Pacific Ex Dally., . :IO a m 2'USam No 25 Incllanap's Ex Sunllrfo a m Xo 23 Mall &'EX ex Sun. 3:2;, p m 8:10 p m No 2) Passenprer ex •Sun No 151 Rochester Local Arrhc 4 ' except Sunday P m. v"a Tipton arrive, at Blooming- lt I-" 1 i> m making direct connection A' fast train arriving In Kansas :K next mornlnc. conncctlw- chars ^n Tipton and Missouri river "« C ftnfl =3, connect at Tipton -in 'passenger agent, Indianap information Ind. Richmond Ind'pla & • 2:45 a m •• 2:45 am • 2:20 am • 2:30 am •12:30 a m •12:40 am tll:20p m •j- 7:SOp m UrOWJl i-uii". « — ' - ,. , .n- n , u Kokomo trad . A. Col. 1 • 1:10 p m t - :4ii a m • 1:55 p m •12:30 p m tll:00 a m t!2:20 p m LA VAGUESTARTING ON TTfS JIISSiON. ieal Marie n to the icy regions of the Ania-elic sea. Tin-so- nro Mideed still lands of wild ndviriit uiv.al!n'it its i-diOv'S sulcioni reach to enrs that :ire deafi-iK-fl by the din «r.d tnnr.oi-1 of modern civ- ilix.ation. '.\[y own life, connected us it ha.? boeil with the carrying of oivili/.ation Into the penetralia of those distant, countries, has not- boen devoid ot those expei'irnees on the plane of fact that time nn.'i ngiiin discount the con- ce|iti'->iis of the fietionists, (he only ;lill'..:rence being that- tin-element of ••romance." as we know it i.n fiction, is ulmost invariublv conspicuous by its absenec. Of adventtn-es, thrilling 4'iiough in tlu-ii 1 way. iny life has been as full jierhai'.s its that, of any man liv- T :ig; but on one solitary occasion only iMd'tlic element ot real romnnce, nutfir- rllv worked nut to its denouement, add 'its' interest to the bald outward facts. The storv, both us a. narrative of wild life in South Ami'.riea and as an illus- Iration of romance in real life, is well worth the telling-. For obvious .rc.a- >'0n.s, however, (ictit.ious-nn.mes of per- sons'nnd places are substituted for the real ones, the facts not being personal to myself, but relating <r> parties who arc siiil living. To begin at the beginning', the story I am about to roltiie eoinincnces with the arrival of Miss'Kva.Cunningham ixt the I'hiya del Oro mine, in Peru, which .was cJiicllv owned liy her father,TTran.i Ctit'ivnu'liam, and, as may well be supposed, the m.parition of a heartv onl ivithal beautiful your.g AIHCUCCVI girl at that out-of-Uie-world spot created quite a commotion amonglhe engineers r.nd other white employs nt the "dig- r ''T!ic iime was not well chusen for a voun" girl to travel through the interior of tlie republie, 'foi- the war with Chili had not long been over, and the. country was overrun with bands of brigands hailing from the disbanded national army. However, the party arrived safeiy, and we gave them a right heartv reception, little dreaming of. the tragedy'that was impending. So far the brigands had not molested any of tiic mining settlements, confining their ii'ttention to travelers. Even Castnvan old'professional brigand, who had lately raised u. gang and was then terrorix- iny the counlry, had not attempted anything of the sort. The discovery came upon us like a bolt from the blue, therefore, when, on younjj lady would be killed. The intention was to kidnap the father, but, he having met his death, the daughter waa talc en instead. We were all pretty well paralyzed by the horror of the incident, and quite bewildered as to what.steps should, be taken. To fol^w the bandits was impracticable, for they were well enough mounted, while, although we had mules enough, there was but one horse on the place. To sit down and wait until the: demand for the ransom cnme appeared to our excited minds, both cruel to.the captive girl and cowardly. But what could we do? The question was solved by Gaston Lafague, a young-French civil engineer, wlio volunteered to ride to the nearest town and get a detachment of soldiers to go after the bandits. He g-allopcd off, leaving us nil too excited to turn to work, nnd wondering how we would get through the weary hours that must elapse ere he could return with the soldiers. Btit the time came and brought- neither soldiers nor Lafague. The neMt day. after the tragedy had dawned, nnd many of us were preparing to saddle up the mules and ride over to the town after news of the Frenchman when that individual appeared, on foot r-nd accompanied by Miss Cunningham dressed in the native Peruvian costume. They were both"'so fatigued that they could scarcely stand, especially Miss Cunningham, and it was fortunate indeed that Uiey had no farther to travel. Of course, there had been a rescue, ami us it turned ovit a. most g-alhintone; but Lafague was very modest on the subject "and it was some time before the rest of us learnt what had happened during the interval of our waiting 1 ant! anxiety. La.fague never reaehcd the town. Whilst still some milus from it the road traversed a deep forest in the middle of whiuh he rode right into the eump of the bandits, who had halted there for dinner. Of'course lie was made a prisoner, and U'.ar, incident turned the whole tide of the affair. There were in fact but four of iihe band with Castro, and it was now decided that the latter, accompanied by two men, should at oiice_£ 0 .forward to their mountain haunt whilst the other two remained in the forest until Lafague coulcl return to the inine and secure the required ransom. Of course they held all the trump cards, as any attempt to Outwit them would be visited on the unfortunate prisoners. So they thought, but they did not count cm the young Frenchman's wit nnd plnck w Crying 1 out in French to Miss Cunningham to be of good cheer and ready •vVEST BOUND. ,.. iitiili uem c'iilU u f ' r iVnls llnlltrd dully. ^ "<> -13'.. No » IJfl' I' nl .. mi-1 P EAST BOUND. Y, * Boston Urn d dally 'Olil no -12.. 2 Ml a m EEL RIVER DIVISION. WEST BOUND. No 35 arrive ]"" EAST BOUND. No 31! leave No 3-1 leavb ,..!!):M ft m ., n ao p in ,.10M'> .1 HI ... ;i;iu p in VANDALIA LIN*. IX EFFECT MAY 17,1890. iSAVB LOGANSPOBT, IND. - f o SIBxcept sundaj 7:17 a. m. for Terre Haute • Sun 2'47p. m. for Terra Hauto ' time card, giving all trains full Information as Or E. A. Ford, Agent. St. Louis, Mo. . Loffansport, Ind, General Passenger Manhood Rggtored, • wvon iKrim* SfERYrTAN,th« .^Jwl^U»oldwlib« written BII» ••«•»to care »u ou* POV'tT, llCftd- mw»*, .Wal-'efulnuM, ,Lo»t MBDUooJ, >«r*- A trop n T« i, V'lirlcocelCt DR. BEATRICE SCHULTZ. Claims to Bo a Descendant of Toussaint 1'Ouverturo. She IH AlKO BclatcU to Antonio Maclio, the Fiimouii Culiiiii Bevolutlonnry Louder — V«ry I'opulur In Cht- citgo. Il«r Present Home. Dr Beatrice Schultz, in whose veins flows the blood of Toiissaint I'Ouvcrture. the once celebrated bluck chieftain of HIIyti, nnd of Antonio Macco, the Cuban insurgent lender, is the finest pistol Hhot among: her people in Chicago, and isiin elocutionst,writer nnd social leader us well. As a. marksman.she can hit the Imll's-cye (en times in'succession at 100 feet; can throw a tin can in the air and send 1 five bullets through it ere it reaches the ground, Kiwi shoot boles in a dime at len paces distance. She cnn take a revolver in e;ich hand nnd send two bullets simultaneously inside the center ring- of :i target at SO paces. She can break plass bulls and shoot birds on the winff, on-ly. she says she doesn't like to kill the birds. And once, she says,, she frightened a flying footpad nearly out of his wits by sending a few bullets through his garments after he hnd made a disninl failure of on attempt to hold her uip. . Her love for marksmanship, }>r. Sehiilt/. feels, is nn inheritance from her B r<-!it imci'StOr.T/Ouverttire. from whom she is descended on the mother's side. Antonio Maceo, she says, has also the blood of L'Ouverture in his viens, for a part ot the Koupe family, to which I/Oiivcrturc was related, removed to Cuba and intermarried with the Ma- c-cos Or. Sennit./.' mother was a ftoupo, and was part Indian. She married M. Carticr. a wealthy French planter, in San Domingo, and removed to Washing' inn. l>. C., where she still resides, and whore Or. Scliulf/ was born. Mmc. C.-M-iier has a loekct which once ' bc- l-.r.i'vd to T/Ouvcrt lire's wife. It con- l-iin'i' tin- only photograph of E'Om-er- lure in the Unitml Slates, Dr. Sehulty. is a tall, Handsome wom- a.ii, ncarlv white. a:id with blonde hair. Vet, in her large eyes and prominent noso can be distinguished a resemblance to her negro ancestor, Toussaint THE CRITICAL MOMENT, the following morning, it was found that during "the night the house occupied by llr. and Miss Cunningham, and which stood at some distance from the 'quarters," had been quietly raided and a bloody tragedy enacted. Mr- Cunningham and his man-servant lay dead, hacked to pieces with machetes, and Miss Cunningham's maid was found gagged nnd bound. The young lady herself had disappeared. The maid's story was short and tragic. Several men, brigands, had broke into the house in the dead of night and attempted to bind her master, but both he and his man resisted so stoutly that at last they were cut down where they .stood and the cords' intended for the father were bound about the daughter and her maid. The young lady was then taken away, and a message left with the maid to the effect that Castro had done the deed, :ind if a heavy ransom to be demanded in due course was not paid the THE -MOUNTAIN JACAL. for a. surprise, La fugue started On his mission. So soon as lie got out of sight, however, he mode a detour throug-h the forest and came out on the mountain roaO a couple of miles above the jungle. There he awaited Castro, determined or. makiti"- a sudden coup. He luid net long to wait. As the throe desperadoes rode past, Castro ahead with Hiss Cui,- ningham before him on the saddle, Ln- I'ii-gue's 'Winchester Hashed twice and i.lietwohiiulerrnen reeled to the ground. Then began an exciting chase. Tho Frenchman h:-.d calculated on shooting 1 down the Uireol>:iiKlitsand rescuing the girl without more trouble,, but her position prevented his risking " sllot nt Ca-stro. The latter, finding that he had fallen into ini ambush, started off at a grill-op: and away went I.n fugue pelting after. ,. Unable to release bis hold on the girl, Cast.ro could not use his rifle, and so mile fifwr mile the splendid mountain ponies dashed on, La.fnguc slowly gain- in!? ground. At length came the critical moment, when sword, bayonet and machete (lashed above the heads of pursuer and pursued, making the lightning to the storm-cloud impact of the rushing steeds. Hut. the deadly weapon'; only flashed together to be violently hurled asunder as riders and horse* went crashing to the ground. For through Lafaguc's want of skill nnd Castro's left hand engaged both with supporting the girl and handling the. reins, the animals crushed together in full career and fell headlong with their own impetus. Miss Cunningham wtin hurled to some distance, but was uninjured. Both horses rolled completely over the bandit'chief, crushing the life out o"f him, whilst Lafague. falling 1 on top, escaped wit.b a severe shaking.. ' Fortunately for our friends there w:ia n native "jaeVl" perched ou the hillside not far oft, and there they were hospitably entertained for the night, and poor Miss Cunningham, who had been abducted as she- stood, in her night garments ar.d slippers, was provided with a more becoming outfit of clothing. The romantic, if withal tragic, adventure had a fitting sequel, for M. La- fague won-the heart and hand of the bereaved, but far from destitutc.orphan. • - T. P. PORTER. Cwoiie for Ariirtetj.. Gar-Wheel Manufacturer • (passenger in fast express train, which is making a long- stop)—What are jnu striking those wheels for? Man with Hammer -To see if they are ••ornid yet. Car-Wheel Manufacturer (nervously)_\Yell. -please' don't hit *em quit* M iuu-d.—N'. Y. Weekly. for Infants and Children. *« g Symps. M OTH ERS, Do You KNOW ; . Butemnn'B Drops, Godfrey's Cordial, many 8o-cal]«l Soothin jnoft remedies for children are composed of opium or luorphiiic ' bo yon Know thut opium uiv) morphine are slu>cfyiog narcolit jioisons? • l>o Yoa Know ««>l ' n »« l =•»">'"« druggists are not peiwittcJ I c sell narcolls without labeling them poisens f PO YOU Know that yon should not pennit my medicine 'o b<-- K iv<-n you.-chia unless you or yonr physician know of wli.it il is compostd 1 tto Yon Know that Casloria is a purely wgetaUe rre-panition. :...<] thai * l«lef j u ingredienls is putlUhcil with c.-cry'oaMfl »0 YOU Know that Cnstoria is the prc-scripdon of the famous Dr. s.i.n«e: Pitcher. That it lias been la use fo:-uear!y thirty years, a:.d tluU more Ca.toria ,s uowsold tbnn cf all other rcmcdiwfor children combined ? »0 you Know that thi Patent Office Dcpnrtmc.it of the United SUte. -«d of cth.rcou.trie^hav.i^d excl^x-e right to Dr. TiLchcr Bn d M. assi K ns to „« llic v»rt "Ca»torla» and its formula, and that to iniiwlc them is a slate- prison oflon^e, J>0 Von Know that one of the reasons for Anting tl.« Rovcmmont P ro!<-ctioa WM Tec^Te"cSoT; a "b7d bee,, proven to be absolutely uar«nleH«? no Yon Know that 35 overage do«s of Ca-storia arc f,,n;i,hcd for „ ccntK, or one cent a dose? no VO« Know that when possessed of this p*rfc=t prcpaiutioa, your Aildren tn<r -be kept w'l, aad that you may have unbroken rest ? Well. thi'HC Ililir-KTH arc w-orth kno-vvii-.g. Tl.cy are Tarts. The ftiOHti H on t:\-cng wrapper. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. ' DR. BEATRICE SCHULTZ. rOuvcrture. She is I!G years old. Her education was obtained at the Howard university, at Washington, and .-it the I'isk 'university atKashvillc, Tenn. She afterward took a course of study ID a medical college in Chicago. She speaks French, and is a-skillet! pianist. She married n New Orleans business inan when she was only .IS, ant', has one child, a boy of eight, years. As an elocutionist she is clever, ami in her schoo-1 days won several prix.'s through hcrabilit'v in that art. 1 lev passionate love for ihc dramatic art led her to sludy ninny of the best things in English literature r.tid finally to take a special course of dramatic training. preparatory to a professional stage career but the rcali/.ation of her dream v.-as'prevented by her early marriage. Her husband died four years ago, nnd slio has since devoted herself to the stui.lv and practice of medicine. She writes puetry. and is writing a- novel on heredity. "iTor family owns valuable property in Washington. •Mlho'ufrli .six-' "«s only lived in Chicago during Ihc last three yenrs,.Dr. Sehulty. is. according to the Tutor Ocean, well known among her people here, and is prominent socially. For several months she was matron of .Provident hospital, and when she resigned her position a year ago the colored physicians of the city gave a superior entertainment for her benefit nt Bethel church Or. Schultz resides on Armour avenue, near Thirty-Fifth street. Sh-> enjoys a good practice, much of which is among white people. Heredity of Alcoholism. A. German case that resembles that of the famous Jukes family has recent- Iv been reported by 1'rof. Pellman, of B or , n , who has traced the cancers of 700 of the S34 known descendants of a German woman, a drunkard and a thief, who was born in i~-IO. Of her descendants JOi; were born out of wedlock. 20S ivere professional beggars, isi lewd women. TO—including seven murderers—got into jail; in 75 years these persons have cost the state more than $1,200.000. Prof. Pellman has gathered these statistics to. prove the injurious effects of r.lcohol. but they seem to show that it does not dimmish fecundity, and tlint the proportion of childrcn'reaching-maturity is far above the average. Killing Knnmui Orchard*. Mnny'of the. ore.hards in nnd n round r.iirlinirton. Kan., are being rapidly rnin<-d' by an insect. The trees from ^ distance look as if fire hud run through them and burned all of the Ifiives. This troublesome pest is believed to be the "canker worm," nnd is the roost destructive that ever infested an orchard. Aiitmu ty of the Silk Indottry. The rearing of silk worms as a spe- c'.ul industry-spread from China to India nspnrly.oslOOOn.C. London'* Dimmed Graveyard*. London has di-i-idi-d 1.0 convert into pnrks'and plav;rrn.::'t!s'f n r children its ]T3 disused -Tii'-eyi]"Hi-. PLUG Sometimes quality is sacrificed in tne effort to give big quantity for little money. No doubt about that. The piece is bigger than you ever saw > before for 5 cents. And the quality is, as many a man has said," mighty good. There's no guess work in this statement. It is just a plain fact. You can prove it by investing 5 cents in "BATTLE AX." .IN A BUNCH OF BANANAS. An Oi>ocsu,n>, .with Her Family, C!i«:i|> t'liiwusro from HuiHlnrHS. The eivatnre variously known r.s o banana rat, or .crab-eating opossum, or ,,hiln.nder, which was found in a bunc._, of banana* by Wagner •& Sons, of 10., fionth Water street, Chicago, and turiwd over to Animal-Keeper Sweeney ot the Lincoln park "Zoo* is one too runny for the keeper. Perhaps it should be said that she is several ton T.iany. -for she is "toting" not. li-ss than four' young ones in her pouch. Ihf animal's bad temper precludes the I.IK- intr of'» census. ' The stowaway from Honduras ,jc- lonrs to the fami'ly called Macropodidatt, of which the kangaroo and other ,,ouched animals, or marsupials, arc members. It has a head, which resembles that of the opossum, and when nt, bay it his.es quite .'like the.favorite quarry of the southern hunter It ha* the short arms und- long hind legs of the kangaroo. Its body is nearly a foot ong and covered with light brown hair ' The tail, which is about 12 inches in length, is ringed, bare and prehensile. The rat has the hand of the opossum. Mr Wagner says 'that a male ol the upccies came 'to'the market about six years ago, but that it lived but a short time. Keeper Sweeney picked one up in l-lorid.-i wlion ho was on uie roaa, l.ul 1hnt, too, wn.s short-lived, a.nd ou ihis account he fears that the new ac- i)iiisit.ion may not find this climate hospitable. TCUllnin'ft Cnllnnry Department. The (Jerman emperor has a curious nrrnngement with his I'd'chen department. The empress arranges his menus Knc) he pays the cooks about two dollars for each plate, on ordinary ocr casions. and five to seven dollars on-, state occasions. Luncheon is served at two and dinner nt six. The empress shares nil his meals, aud at luncheon they usually have company—courtiers, artists, savants, authors, or distinguished foreigners who happen to be in Berlin,- ^^^^^^^^^^ DISEASES OP THE SHUT. The intense itching and smartinc incr icnt to eczema, tetter, salt-rheum,nnd other diseases of the slcin is instantly allayed by applving Chamberlains tve and Won Ointment Many very baa awes have been permanently cured by it, H is equally efficient for itcliinfi piles nnd a ^orilcrem- edy for sore nipples; chapped i-andu,. cmi- hlairiK, Vrost bites and .chronic «« eyes. For rale by dniBgistsjitjiu.ccnts per box. TrrDr Cndr's C«iidii:ion Powdei-s, thej- irc jiAtwhsta flows nce.lr.T.-])cn in badcondi- oon Tcnir, Woo.! piirifiorr.-.-.a vermifuge.