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Logansport, Indiana
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Saturday, June 27, 1896
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HEROIC RIDE OF A SCOUT. Gladness Copies W ith a better understanding' of the transient nature of tho many physical ills, which vanish before proper efforts — penile efforts— pleasant efforts— tightly directed. There is comfort in the knowledge, that so miiny forms cf •iekncss are not due to any actual dis- «aae, but .simply to a constipated contf'- ttan of the system, which the pleasant family laxative, Syrup of Figs. promptly removes. That is why it is the only iMnedy with millionsof families, and is everywhere esteemed so highly by all who value pood health. Its beneficial Effects are due to the fact, that it is tho CM remedy which promotes internal cleanliness without clobilitat : Tig the onans on which it acts. It is therefore «U important, in order to get its bene- •euU effects, to note when you pnr- , that you have the genuine nrti- ' «le, which is manufactured by the Cal'i- fiornia Fig Syrup Co. only nncl sold by all reputable druggists. If in the enjoyment of good health, ;*nd the system is regular, laxatives or «ther remedies are then not needed. II sflicted with any actual disease, one m*f be commended to the most skillful ^physicians, but if in need of a laxative, «oe should have the best, and with the •well-informed everywhere, Syrup of tigH stands highest- and is most largely ••edandgives most general satisfaction, Savril th« Gurrlion »t Port Kearney from itn fndtnn Hor<|o.' . The rides of Paul Revere an.il Sheridan have become famed in history, poetry aud song, but for daring heroism neither can be compared with the ride of John Phillips, a Portuguese, over tKc plains of Wyoming, .Yet no writer has' ever told of the bravery of the western' scout. After 30 years the widow and child of the hardy frontiersman appeal to congress for relief from destitution, the court of claims lining powerless to aid thc,m. History tolls of the Fort.Philip Kearney massacre on the 21st of December, ISijfi. Hod Cloud and his bund had nearly completed their plans for capturing the fort, when, on that memorable day, a. detachment of SO soldiers and .six citizens went nfter wood a distance of six miles. They were attacked and not a man returned. Years .utter-ward lied Cloud told of the heroism of the band, one of the citizens, a blacksmith mimed Jacobs, killing seven and wounding nine Indians before he was overpowered. When the news reached the fort a reign of terror ensued, nnd the wives and daughters of the officers begged that they be put to -death rather thnn fall victims to the red men. A quantity of dynamite was stored underneath Col. Carrington'a headquarters, a.rid ar- A SHORT JOURNEY TO CALIFORNIA IN FIRST CLASS STYLE The Southern Pacific Co. "SUNSET LIMITED" TRAIN. Over the Sunset Route—New Orleans to Los Angeles and San Francisco. Was discontinued'..April ICth. Tte .•Mperlor accommodations given the gwat number of patrons of the above train during the past tourist Reason, warrants tbi; announcement of plaus f»r neit senson of finer service with' •qnlpment superior to anything yet ftnown In transcontinental traffic. Look for early re-inauguration' .of • "SUNSET LIMITED" this fall. For Home Seekers. Tte Southern Pacific Co. "Sunset Bontc" In connection with tue "Queen and Crescent Route" are running the only line of through tourist Pullman Weepers leaving Cincinnati every Thursday evening tor Los Angeles and ••an Francisco. These excursions are specially con- -dacted, and the object is to enable those who do not care to buy the first-class .•round trip or one way tickets, to enjoy • a comfortable ride with sleeping car privileges and no change of cars at. the very low second-class rate. For further Information, addresg W. H. CONNOR, Commercial Agt S. P. Mo., Cincinnati, O. W. G. NEIMYER, G. W. Agt. S. P. wa, Chicago. 111. 8. F. MORSE, G. P. & T. Agt. S. V •o.. New Orleans, La. Manhood Restored. 1 NJ3HVITAI), the 1-Wi - - - •• ratigeinents made, in case t.he fort was tuken. to blow up the builcling»in which t.he womon and children had been placed. There was but one ray of hone. At Fort J.ariijnie, -'M miles distant, there were troops. If they could be secured the Sioux might be vanquished. Pour messengers'were, sent, but their rider- less horses leturncd, showing that the men had been killed. John Phillips was requested by Col,' Cnrrington to carry the message tp Port Laramie. He refused a.ll o.Ters,' but going to Jfrs. Gammon, rendered a widow by the nms- sacre, lie proffered his services without reward upon condition only that-hcbe allowed to I'hooso his horse. lie. took a blooded animal belonging to Col. Carrington. With a few biscuits in bis pocket, he rode forth ir. the night, the thermometer registering over 20 degrees below zero. All night he rode and in a bunch of mesquite bushes he hid himself and horse during the day. Twice he was chased by Indians, but escaped both times, reaching a telc- gro.ph» office just as the Indians had Je- stroyed it, then, pushing o-n to Fort Lar-amic. There the soldiers were ignorant of the troubles the troops at Fort Kearney were enduring, and it being the night after Christmas when Phillips reached his destination a masked ball was in progress. As he entered a murmur of applause went through the crowded room. Icicles were hanging from his clothing, his beard and }iair were ma-t- ted with ice and snow, and t.he revelers thought he was the most realistic representative of Santa Claus ever seen. He soon undeceived them when he delivered his message. The scene of festivity became pue of mourning, for ronn.v had relations and friends among the slain. Then the faithful messenger fell unconscious and it was several hours before he revived. Troops were'at once sent to the doomed garrison, and just in time to save it. J\"o recognition of any kind was ever given Phillips—he asked none. The In- Icliuns ever afterward hated him and de stroyed his cattle. When, .he died his, widow, who was destitute, filed a claim for the value,of these cattle, and government appraisers forfhd that they were worth $2,200. But it was-learned that Phillips did not become an American citizen, until two years nfter the cattle were destroyed, and under the laws ho had no valid claim against the, United States, government. Now, through Col. James A. George, the matter has just been brought to the attention of congress, and in 'the case arc filed, theaffidavits of Col. (now Gen.) Carrington, Mrs. Carrington and Mrs. Phillips. These all speak in unmeasured terms of praise f<jr Phillips' heroism in undertaking the mission to Fort Laramic,—St. Louis Republic. HEALTH DESTROYING VAPORS, Water.Impregnated:.with-/the seeds of malaria, produce Incalculable- misery throughout vtist portions of the Xortli a-iwl South American conUncuts, The most effective medicinal dof.on.cu aga-iust these producers of physical niiseli'Ief is Host'cttpr's Stomach Bitters. Wherever the great endemics, chills :iiid fever, bWous, rvmiitent, dumb ague and ague cake fire prevalent, the Bit- tore .is aJike the chosen preventive aud remedy. In Mexico, Guatemala, on the •Isthmus of Panama nnd In Soutli America, no less than in the United States, it lias dwuonstiuted Its superlative efficacy, and -lias .received Uie com- m'(!uda,tlon of the medical profession. It remedies rheumatic, kidney and stomach ailments, nervousness uud dc- biiiry, and counteracts a tendency to premature decay and the troubles attendant upon advancing years. Appetite and the ability to sleep are both aided by it. Use it with persistence, as If. well deserves to be used, and the trial will avail you much. BARBARISM IN FRENCH ARMY. "You have a very complete establishment here," said the customer to the proprietor of erne of tbo large New York dry goods stores, while waiting for his vluungc, "but 1 think yon might Improve it by the 1-u.f.rodticlion of a few lighting change artists."—Yonki'rs State-man. MARVELOUS RESULTS. From a letter written by Rev. J. Gunderman of DImoudalc, Mich., we are permitted to make this extract: "1 have no hesitation in recommending Dr. icing's New Discovery, as the results were almost marvelous in the case of my wife. While I was pastor of. the Baptist Clrarch. at Riives Junction SUB was brought down with pneumonia sue-, cccdiug le grlippe. Terrttle paroxysms of coughing would last^hoiirs with little interruption and It seemed as if she could not survive them. A friend recommended Dr. King's New Discovery; it was quick in its work nnd highly satisfactory ,iin results." hrlnl bottles free at B. F. Keesling's drug store.' Regular sine 50c and $].00. Webster, Mass., 1ms a fat girt. Her name is Elsie Lucia Bates. She is I.') years o-ld. Sdie wt-iglis 31iO pounds and is still! growing. BOOKLET'S ARNICA SALVE, The best salve In the world Toi cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rl-eum, fever •ores, tetters, chapped hands, chilblains corns and all sk(n eruptions and positively cures piles or no pay. ^required. It Is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded. Price 25 cents per box. For sale by. B. F. Keesllng. CuTtilryumr. JJniprcc'tl to Death at. 11 Fn- 1'Ioui Slulllon'H lluclH. The murder of a French cavalryman nnnioil Cheymol b.y his .superior officer's in Africn brings ont.n story, that rc- mijiU.s one of iSth ccn-t'r.ry practices in the'British u.-n-y. OfTicuil n-pons sent to Francf; told of CheymoVs i!calh. but ffnve no iinrticiilni'F. (}uee.r "rriTiiOTS, however, found their way to Paris, and but a short time since the (.load man's brother mndc an iniurp(>!latJoii to the- chamber of deputies ajul (U'liKindcil nil invesliffatiO'ii. The ro«ult was Mint, the whole thing 1 !c.-i];i-rl out. A dark blot stains '.he military rcpiitu of l-'rnuco. If it is removed the foroifru leR-ioii will doubtlos? liavc a new colonel before long. This Clicyir.ol, it. nppenj's. w:i.s found guilty of a inijior breach of discipline. On the African station oominaudinij officers ire not bound strictly by the 7 - c(,'ul:ition.s of the service. They have introduced punishments auc&riHinff to their own ideas. One of these is the "Mn/.eppa vide,'* nnd Cheymol was sentenced to it, An ui:shod stnllion was brought, into a ring-, as was the prisoner. They stripped the man nnd tied his hands. With a strap they fastened his bound bunds to the stnilion's tail. The sentence )vad "to be drag-pud threo tinies" round the ring. The colonel of the le- gic-n, who wiis present with his stall', gave the word :md t,he fierce horse was loosed. He immediately begun to lush ,out and plunge, but with whips t.hoy got him starl.cd. Terrified at being unable to free himself from the thing 1 on his tail he dashed oiT frantic. Before the tliird circuit Chcymol W:IK insensibJc and covered with blood. The horse wci'e neither Jinltor nor bridle, and it took a lung while io catch him. Vvhen they did lie wa.'; dragging a corphL-. Both oHicers and men took this as a matter of course. French officer!! are not. .usually inhuman to their men, and the barbarous practices disclosed in the foreign legiion force the. conclusion that, the rough life on (he African,station has brutaliw'd them. If tho Cheyn'Ol episode were not vouched for by the semi-official notice which lia« already been til ken of it the story would seem almost incredible. Perhaps the worst part of it is that t.lie execution of the sentence should be looked upon rather as an entertainment. It is said that not only do the officers of the post attend these "Mazcp- pa. rides': as idle spectators, but that women, too, are often present. The spectacle i.s treated like a bull fight. This inhuman punishment, is not the only matter which needs the'altenticvn GREAT SPRING ROUND-UP. of the French war minister. Flogging of the severest, kind is ordered for the most trilling oJTcnses. The effect, of course, is demoralizing alike on men. and officers. The men it cows; the officers it brutalizes. Neither rank nor file of such sort are very effective.-Chicago Chronicle. Queen Victorisi's walking' stick Is made of a branch of the historic oak of Ckirles II. Fa-Stoned to its fop is a tiuy Indian Mol, part of fibo loot of Scrhi- Kitpatu.m. yoottf jg.. . opium, or'»tlmulftntH, wltlcU ulcimiitu.y lend tc Bumptlon ttntl Jimanhy. Put up in con- o. opiu Edirmit B. F. K-slinc, LOGANSPORT. 1NJ3 TJie proa test JeuRtili of En^Lind and Scotland, uortih, and south, is about COS miles. FARMERS OF NORWAY. It would be hard to convince a man suffering from bilious colic that his agony is due to a miscrobe with an un- pronorjncable name. But one dose of DeWltt's Colic nnd Cholera Cure will convince him of'its power to afford Instant relief. It kills pain.—.Tohn M.JolTu- ston. The larpe^t sheep owner hi the world is saikt to be Sir, S. McCauphey of the CocnonK er.nit.ton, at Jcrllderio, New South Wales. He has 3,000,000 acres of land, and last season sheared 1,000,000 sheop. "Wake up, Jacob, day is breaking!" •o said DeWiitt's Little Early Riser to the nian who had taken them to arouse .- tl« sluggish .liver,—Jno. AT. Johnston. J?oolibay, 3Je.. hns a man who .deals In live seals, and Ellsworth boasts of a citizen who'raises angle worms. Pass fhc good word along the line. Files can be quickly cared wJthout an operation by simply applying DeWJttV Wi-tc-b Hazel Salve.—Jno. M. Johnston. A few years ago a lIilcMgan farmer established a «mall deer park of Us cnvn fifeaeiiire. ' Now ho has a park of flfty- flre acres, ftad rihlps quantises of deer .and oik to all .parts of the United States. Wien we consider tlwt the Intestines are about five times as long as the body, we can realize the Intense suffering ex- jCTlenced when they become Inflamed, DeWJtt's Colic and' Cholera .Cure sub* does Inflammation at once and com' idetely removes the difficulty.—Jno. M. .Johnston, • . . ; . Their Honses Are IHwrvcln of Clcanllnrsn, and Betoken Groat Thrift. .The furniture consists of a bare table; a sort of wooden sleeping box, five feet- four inches long, filled with straw; on unvarnished wooden chair, and n. low bench fixed to the wall round two sides of the room, Onitaretheg'ayly-paintcil boxes of the family, each member apparently having 1 his or her private chest bearing tho name, place of abode an'l date of birth of its owner, along with some more or less barbaric design. On a row of pegs placed not^ far from the ceiling and extending nearly around the apartment hang the Sunday clothes of the family, a suit to each peg, the trousers' legs.dangling down, and, late on in the dusk, looking as if some unfortunate people had hung themselves in a row. . . There is no'carpet, no wall paper, no lath, or plaster. All is good, honest wood; .above, below and nil around; no varnish, no polish, no staia, no paint^— not even on tJlo furniture. Jfo two- penny-halfpenny one-inch weather boarding,' or half-inch match 'boards, as we use in England, but great solid planks and boards which will 'stand the wear and tear of centuries. On the windows nnd doors nlone is a little paint—a kind of white enamel. In a, corner of tho room stands a very old kettledrum, and how and why such an instrument of warfare has a place In this peaceful dwelling is lor the time beyond my comprehension. There are two big windows, in one of which<a pan e af glass is wanting 1 , and jSjyerfc tells me that -the family are greatly, concerned thereat; on my account, .be it understood, f o j much vcn ti latlon is deemed an .Bvi) thing- out here. An oyaj, rusty tea tray is leaning 1 , ogainst the wall. It fits the window, so far as tops and. sides are concerned, leaving ample-room for fresh Rir nt the corners, so the matter Is soon lettlcd,—Chambers' Journal; We are anxious to do a little good in tills world and can think of no pleasant er or better way to do It than by recom mending One Minute Cough Cure as i preventive of pneumonia, consumption and other serious lung troubles that follow neglected colds.—Jno. M. Johnston. ELECTRIC BITTERS. Electric Bitters is a medicine suited •for any season, but perhaps more, generally needed wlieu- the languid, exhausted feeling prevails, when, the liver Is torpid and sluggish and the need of a tonic and alterative is felt. A prompt use of this medicine has often averted long and perhaps fatal bilious fevers. No medicine will act more surely iu counteracting nnd freeing the system from the malarial poison. Headache, Indigestion, Constipation, Dizziness yield to Electric Bitters. 50c and $1.00. per bottle at B. r. Kcesliug's drug store. Emperor Will farm's latest fnd Is tclcg rapby, ffnd -lie is spending several hours a week learning to. send mess-ages by dots and dashes. He has already made considerable progress a.s an operator of the key. Small In size, but great In results. DeTVItt's Little Early Risers act gently but thoroughly, curing Indigestion, dyspepsia and constipation. Small pill, safe piU, best pill. - . Tli;C Emperor of Austria likes spfietx- lc, a klmd of macaroni, nnd apple wino, 1 while the foot] o.f 'the Empress -consists of cold mciits, fruits, the Juice of raw beefsteak and tea. She is very careful of her diet, as she is sale-Rons : to preserve her flgua-e. Pass the good word along the line. Piles can be quickly cured without an operation by simply applying DeWltt's Witch Hazel Salve,—Jno. M. Johnston. YOUNG PEOPLE'S SOCIETY OF CHRISTIAN. ENDEAVOR. Wa.shdng.ton, D, C., July 7th to 13th, 1S9C.—For the above occasion tickets will be .sold by 1iie Wabash Railroad company at rate of ?1C.7D for the round trip. Tickets will be sold July 4, 5,' C and 7,-lSOO. Good for continuous passage in borJi directions. Arrangements- can be made extending time of tickets returning -until July- 31st. Side tripe from Washington have been planned at greatly reduced rates.—C. G. Newell, Agent, • .;• ANXtAL MEETING NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION. For above meeting which takes plac at Buffalo, N. Y., July 7th to llth, 1890 the Wabash Railroad company will sel tickets July 5tb and Gth- at rate o $14.80 for the round trip, good for con ttnuous passage in both directions, Bj special arrangement tickets can be ex tended to Sept 1st, 1800. For detail call on or address C. G. Xewell, Agent Mine. Deschamps, wh.o Invented the popular Julienne soup, diied In Paris recently, ag<?d ninety-four years'. Children Cry for Castorla. FOURTH OF JULY EXCURSION Spccl.il Rates via Pennsylvania Lines July 3d and* 4th. For the accommodations of peisons ilosi'rkig- to spend the Fourth of July away from home, excursion tickets will )& sold Friday and Saturday, July 3d and 4th, from ticket stations on the Pennsylvania. Ltnes west of Plttsburg » any station on those lilies within two Jinndred miles of the station where tickets are purchased, linden this arrangement round trips may be made fpr a single fare, but tickets for adults will .not be sold for less than 25 cen/s, nor; for chUdren''at tess than 15 cents. Ex-, curskm tickets will be good returning, up to and including Monday, July 6th. B'ERFECT &nd permanent are the •vcurea'-by Hood's Sarsaparllla, 1>e-. •cause it makes pure, rich, healthy,, life an3 health-giving- BLOOD. 'Exciting Scnno Kow Heine Ennctod oo CtttUc nnuffcn In Dakotu'. All niong tiic western borders the ronnd-up campfircs burn brightly now. Far .in tiie west, .bounded only by the snow-capped Rockies, hundreds of mess wagons sulked cnmp for the /irsttime recently. The Jf issom-i river marks the eastern border of the great western r:inges. In Dakota alone at least 1,000 riders nrc now engaged in roumliug'-iip cattle and branding the calf crop. Twenty-live outfits have planned and laid out t-heir routes, and a.t least six weeks of continuous riding will be necessary to do the work. Fifty to sixty riders will follow e.ich wagon or outfit. The outfit consists o£ the mess-wagon, drawn by four or six horses, loaded down with provisions necessary to feed the crew; the bed-wagon, containing all the bedding and camp equipments; the horse wrangler, who takes charge of the bunch of horses to be used in the work, usually consisting of 200 to 300 horses. These horses are moved with the camp, and whenever a rider wants a fresh horse he throws a rope into the bunch and brings out his animal. Then follows the scene of "bucking'.'; and plunging, for often the broncho has to be "busted" before he can be used on the work. Cnmp is moved every day, or at least every Second day, from five to eight miles along the route. Every morning the line rider foreman leaves camrj with his crew of riders and takes a coiirso at right-angles with the route; every half mile or mile he starts a.couple of riders to ride parallel with the route, to throw in nil t-he cattle they find toward the route and cnnip. After five or six Jines are started out the foreman takes the balance of the riders and swings "around in front to drive a!l the bunches gathered toward camp, coming in for dinner. In the afternoon the same course is adopted in the opposite direction", and both sides of the camp arc worked. Th» cattle gathered nre all thrown into one bunch, which is known as the "cawy," and are moved along- with the camp. Calves are branded each day, nnd everyone is branded the same brand as its mother, no matter where or who the owner may be. This part of the work is dore with the greatest care, and every cowboy is faithful to this trust. Whenever -1.000 or 5,000 cattle are in the "cawy," and while, cattle are on their own range, the work of "cutting out" is carried on. In this the peculiar skill and ability of the cowboy isdrawn out, and only men of well-known cx- pertness with brands and cattle are der tailed to do this work. The cutting horse-must learn his part as well a« the rider; he must be agile to turnaboutas •quickly and.on Jess ground than any other, and tlodge the attacks of the wildest steer with as much oaseand g-ra-ceas the circus horse. The rider dashes into the "cawy" nnd separates the cattle of each particular brand belonging on the range they arc passing over. He.drives his atiimal to the outside of the bunch, and dashes back after another. On"the outside are a number of riders who drive these cattle off to the owner. "Each brand held in this way is 'driven back on its own ranch, for these range cattle become located. This is called working the cavvy, and the main bunch is pushed ah'cnd until everybody's cattle are cutout and the calves branded. In this state r.ot less than -100.000 head of cattle will be bandied by the present round-up. The country traversed will be upward of 25,000,000 acres, which constitutes the great South Dakota pasture or range country. Each wagon is assigned its particular ronte, and the entire country is thoroughly worked. The calf crop will be fully 25 per cent, larger than last year. The cattle industry has developed wonderfully during the past four or five years. Over S:,000,000 worth of cattle are shipped annually from this point. The interest taken in grading up stock cattle and purchasing grade stock in- creases'each year. The industry has paid a yearly profit of not less than 50 per cent, for the past five years, and t.he loss of the past year was less than 1 per cent. The Missouri Ixivcr Stockmen's association has headquarters nt Fort Pierre. Itsduty is to furnish protection (o stock frouvcattle rustlers on the home range and inspection of all brands of cattle sold at fhe.market points. Ithas a detective service which hunts down every rustier or person unlawfully handling any brands belonging- to Its members. It has donegreatgoad. The;present round-up promises to be the best in the history of our state, as grass is better than it has ever been at this season of the J'ear, and stock are. all in splendid condition, and can be moved rapidly.—Minneapolis Journal. Insist Upon having just what you call for when you go to buy Hood's Sarsaparilln. There is no substitute for Hood's. It is an insult to your intelligence to try to sell you something else. Kemember that all efforts to induce you to bay an article you do not want, fire based simply Upon the desire to »ecure more profit. The dealer or clerk who docs this cares nothing for your welfare. He simply wants your money. Do not permit yourself to be deceived. Insist upon having Hood's Sarsaparilla" * Anil onty Rood's. It IB the One True Blood FurlBcr. H/wwI'c Dillc easytoboyiCasytotal£ *> nOOd S HIIIS wsyte operate, gsc, . REV. S. P. KLOTZ, PASTOR O. B. CHDKCH. Waterloo, Ind., Sept'. 8, 1S9«. Pepsin Syrup Co.: Dear Sir:—r have been afflicted over twenty years with dyspepsia or sour stomach.. I have tried different remedies without much benefit Finally I bought a-10-cent bottle of S7rup Pepsin and found that It benefltted me. T •am convinced that it will do what it Is recommended when taken according to directions. I have taken near!y,one bottle and feel like a different person. S. P. KLOTZ. For sale by B. F. Keesllog. 4'C REMEDY. PHELPS' COUGH, COLD AND CROUP CURE. Office of "Kinusfisher Times,' Kinprfisher, Okla., Dec. 12, '$3. , Gentlemcs:—I believe it my duty to write you a ]ine in regard to the benc- Ilcial effects of Phclps' "Pour C Remedy" so far as I am personally concerned, A week ago last Thursday, I was taken with a severe attack of la ffrippe and In a short time became sa hoarse I could not speak above a whisper. Tho night previous I had coughed nearly the entire nlg-ht; just before retiring I took a teaspoonful, ana slept the entire night as sweetly as ever I did in my life, not couching- once. I was entirely relieved before taklns one bottle. Phelps' Cough, Cold and Croup Cure should be In every household In the land. I send you this wholly unsolicited by anyone, for you are benefactors of tho race In pivinp it tho antidote for some of the worst afflictions to which It Is heir. ' Very TrulyTo-urn, C. J. NESBITT, Editor. I guarantee 4 C In grip, asthma, croup, cough and colds. Try it.—B. F. Keesllng, Graham & Morton TRANSPORTATION CO. rWICE DAILY STEAMERS TO CHICAGO, CONNECTING WITH • THE VANDALIA RAILWAY AT ST. JOSEPH. The Only W»7- There had been a lack of men joining, the ranks, and the colonel was visiting a recruiting station, inspectingihe workings of his recruiting sergeants. Suddenly a terrific noteo of shout- iojg and shuffling of feet came through the open window. Now it came from the stairway, intermingled with sundry loud bumps and knocks, and the door burst open, showing a red-faced, perspiring little ser- genjit pushing, 'howling and tugging at a big country lad. The latter wnsdoing his best to escape the firm grip of the soldier. "Haiti" cried the colonel. How is this, sir?" he said'to the'scr- ,< Beginning May 25th and continuing antll about Sept. 30th the steamers of Mils Hue will make two trips each way dally between St. Joseph and Chicago, »n the following schedule: Leave St. Joseph at 4:30 p. m, and 10:30 p. m., daily, Including Sunday. Leave Chicago at 9:30 a. m, and 1130 p. m., daily, Including Sunday. Extra trips on Saturday leave St. Joseph at S a. m., and leave Chicago at 2 p. m. Banning time across lake 4 hours. Trl-wcekly steamers to -Milwaukee, leaving St Joseph Monday, Wednesday »nd Friday evenings. The equipment of this line include? Ihe side wheel steamers City of Chicago »nd City of Milwaukee (the largest and Snest west, of Detroit), and the newly; geant. "Is thi»..the way you'secure re- cebuUt prope ] Ier city of Louisville! cruits—b force sir? The, red-faced I .. ~ : , _ ... cruits—by force, sir?" The, red-faced | sergeant looked up'and down; then at the colonel, and blurted out: "Sure, sir, the only way to get them volunteers is by force, sir."—Harper's Hound Table. ..':.." Mrs. BUlus—What'nre you putting :hat grent padlock .on the .ice box for? Are: you, afraid burglars will steal the' pound of butter and the quat-t of skimmed milk inside of it? Mr. Billus—Nip. I'm ; afraid- they'll teal, the half- pound of ice.-r-Chic«go 'ribune. —The famous Cuban bloodhounds are descendants of the mastiff. first-class. Connections with alf Tandalla trains. Tickets on sale at all Tandalla Line stations. Chicago dock, fcpt of Wabash avenue. J. H. GRAHAM, Pres., Benton Harbor, Mich. Wbe* Baby wu nick. TO e»w Wh«o ihe wu » Caild, HIM- erv.1 " Then ahe b^cam* Mi>*. HM* i'.iu>

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