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now the public hardly remembers
that he has any other title.
"Buffalo Bill" was born in Iowa
Feb. 26, 1846, and he came naturally
by his love .of "all out doors."
Nowadays, if you would just get
him in the right mood; he could tell
you the most wonderful stories of
hair breadth escapes and fights for
life when he was employed as a guide
and a scout in the early times in this
All through the troubles with the
hostile Sioux and the Cheyenne In
dians, "Buffalo Bill's" ingenuity and
bravery and knowledge of the In
dians made it possible for the white
men to gain possession of land, and
to protect themselves against sud
In a personal encounter during the
battle of Indian creek, he killed "Yel
low Hand,1' the Cheyenne chief, all
alone. It was a feather in his cap
that the Indians, as well . as the
whites, never forgot!
Thirty years ago, after experienc
ing the most thrilling adventures of
the frontier, "Buffalo Bill" decided to
perpetuate some-of the doings of In
dian days for the sake of the boys
So he established the "Wild West
And there is nothing he likes bet
ter than to see boys watch with
breathless interest the doings of fron
tier days, reproduced in his big true-to-life
Col. Cody is 68 years old now, but
you'd never know it!
He had made a fortune, it is said,
and we know that he has spent many
months abroad, where he is believed
to have been presented to more
crowned heads than any other Amer
ican! He is a unique character in the his
tory of the United States!
London. Ernest V. Sheldon, law
yer, shot himself three times in head
while riding in taxi. In critical condition.
WILSON IS TYPING MESSAGE ON
THE MEXICAN SITUATION
Washington, D. C, Aug. 2Z- Pres.
Wilson, who is adverse to dictating
and consequently does his own type
writing, today began "typing" a ten
tative draft of the message he pro
poses sending to Congress upon the
Mexican situation, which will relate
in detail the negotiations conducted
through John Lind with the Huerta
government, together with the re
plies of the latter. The message will
be the longest yet transmitted by the
president to Congress.
It is believed, although no state
ment has been made, that further
recommendations regarding the
course of this government will be
made, and it is possible that an en
tirely new Mexican policy may be
promulgated. At this time, however,
the chief purpose of the message is .
to get before this and other nations
the exact nature of the negotiations
instituted by the present administra
tion. Pending presentation of the presi
dent's message, developments in the
Mexican situation are at a standstill.
Secretary Bryan has warned Pres
ident Huerta, General Carranza, the '
rebel commander, and local Mexican
officials at LaBoquillo that they will7
be held personally responsible if any '
harm comes to Shirley C. Hulse, son-in-law
of Lieut.-Gov. Reynolds of
NAUGHTY, NAUGHTY, SENATOR
State Senator Johan Waage, of the
Twenty-fifth district, was gently .
picked up by the police today from
the saloon of Joseph Helminiak, 164
North LaSalle today, and taken to
the Central Detail police station.
State Senator Waage is in a cell
there now. But State Senator Waage
is not under arrest. He is merely be
ing held until such time as he may
sleep it off, or until some kind friends
call for him and remove him.