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be better to say the w6rst, buck
ing horses, in the vjest were
brought here for the riders to
show their skill on.
There was old Cyclone, a black
demon who has yet to be ridden
Tilly Baldwin, who won' the
cowgirl championship atCPendle
ton, Ore., and carried the feature
races at California.
to a'finish by any person. If his
vicious bucks and plunges, do not
unseat the man; who, mounts him,
he has a pleasant-habit 'Of throw
ing himself over b'ackwarids,
which adds to the excitement and
danger of the. occasion.
.Then there-was Speedball, who
likes to get a venturesome rider
on his back .arid then proceed to
use his hind legs as a pivot and
go round a'nd round, until dizzy,
Jhe rider falls off
Many others, 'just as mean in'
their ways, were there, but there
was not one so ugly .and mean
that some cowboy was not eager
to tryto ride him.
And cowgirls yes, they had
just as. much nerve as the cow-
boys, and rode the "buckers," or
at least tried to ride them, just
as freely as the men.
Most bf them were thrown
many, times, but.they were up and
at it-'again without delay.
A.Couple of Broncho Busters
DAfWardpll, who .came here
witnhis wife arid' established of
fiees;!at? 1316 S. Michigan av.,
weritjto deposit her$4;560'"in the
ba'nK". He deposited some of it
in a' railway ticket and beat it.
Ajrested in Rochester, N. Y.
Found ' to "be professional wife
swindler;7 Has "two wives. One
doesn't know whether they, were
legally married prjiot, j