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1 lie Lingue Election.
All tUc dfvisi ! of the League of Amer
ican Wheelmen lwld their annual-election
of ffKeri next iiKinth, and in otil;. three
ifctfaiKV, vlr, Massachusetts, Illinois, and
Ulte Dintnrt of Columbia, is there any con
Ut The divi-ions, other ihan those men
tlaned, 1-ave renominated the old officers
oidy. In tlw three divisions mentioned the
oontest Is exciting and oach side lb f ighting
furioH.sly for supremacy. Not the leat
excittne; is tlie contost in this dlvisIon,"a
a vlalt to either tt the campaign head
QURrters will piovo.
On ouc ticket is found the mimes of all
the wkl officers, who have worked
ennrpetically and faithfully for the ad--vancetiKait
and general welfare of the
leacwe, awl wim have succeeded in bring
ing the membership from less than 100 to
Uhc l.OOt) nmrk. This ticket i headed by
that oM '"war liorse" and veteran in
eyoHftg Hroltfh, William T. Kobertmn who
lb the i:Hlfiat for chier consul. "W K.
Larritwore, who has k ably and effUienUv
assisted M-. IlolKjrtson, and wlio ha been
chairman of the most important committee
of rights, id pnvileceN Is the candidate
Tor vice Oti.wl. Charles E. Wood, whom
everv one acknowledges has lieen tne hard
en worttinp and mod officient secretary
twwer the divfson has ever had is aN
a candidate for re-electttm. Mr Clarence
Oo4m.ii, tLc weC-iwiwn banker, is tin can
dictate for member the finance con -latUec.
WWIe for reoresenuaives the
c&tMtidat., are Mtftri. E. E Simpson.
WWtatu GcUlnger A. Uirourd and Jacobn
S. Jis. Nil active, energetic, buttling
wlediuen. This complete the list of
OKUttdM-. JUtd, is without doula, the
lARjwpei-t ticket ever placed before the
lnetfriters of tAHs division.
The .jpttutfiton ticket is headed by
Job Winter, Jr., a comparatively new
iuM u- le-afme ctrctefc and cy3ing, lte Itav
dug beeu a tuHi(vr & trifle over year.
,3. h-t.l.-r u a.tti i. -i;Tt.. .
C;terr. ' uioit; rent addition to tfc-
" li'j-', "- l-ing fc m'iider only eight
hwmM Tit. oalvothir candidate on Utt'H
jtUcket is J. 2 King, wtoo is lle cnurtidat.'
Hfar rt'fM- -M?nixt n. It was genornlly
unrtursuiod Uatl Vic Consul Larrisnore w a
glow lxrti UcKtft" Bt It - has moot en.plmlic
K7 lried U.ifc ami wixltes it und'jrMwd
ghe 1s twlj" (n lite Itoberts-ou ticket for
wMlett e is .-.urkin
? Te RolfrttMi tii.-k''l is Iteing bopt'-orUM
""ILy all it working iu;mbrsorihe division
wtoeaii. Tas uown to eigMty-s,i. luembor.
."and wl , tmw sjn Ui? rchult of the hard
'OSfc Wtrk ewr done in this city, aid bj
lie uiL-M v, ,-o are cautttdau.siorrc election.
IPIw Wwraer ticket is being hiiftjiorted by
Sfcetk.C'd Cycle Uwtmlof Tradr andeiieiuies
rf UtP I. A W.. ai.il opjom-u to any
tiling thl will benefit or ;idance tin
jutersis of Um organization To tin last
KRtiHMl ih MiiiKM-d to lielong I lie credit of
iHtrtNtoeiHgiiito Uilc campaign Uk metliods
rofeortt'd to only by the lowest type of
war J . -leia.' Ihlfc i tlK firsl time
in uiis divlbloa that it nan been 'lone, and
4hiK to the creuitof Merj, Woerner , Ziegiei
ueA King I list they do not approve oi
ooeutcnaiK Mich metliodfe, and have done
all In ttoeir powr to suppress thera They
an siroirfy unfortuaate in rhelr friends, who
iHHfcHbUdiy liao lost their ticket a large
number of votes.
Ttoe supp-trjprs of the Robertson ticket
assert ttiat it will be ltuposbible to con
Une tie j.iKd work already to bTiccefs
fally tegun bv placing In power, nt this
time, the candidate. on the Woerner ticket,
veto are HUTly unfamiliar with the work
of tbc League. The office of chinf con
art and -cretary-treasurcr are not sine
onres. and neither are these officers iiien
figure-heads The flnt office requireb .i
inau familiar with the ins and outs of
X.ague int iters, one who hat the acquaint
iwe, frtefMilp and confidence of the gen
eraloffirert, of the L. A. W., and ouo who
will uikc Uie time from his buhiness to
attend Ut tlie numberless matters whien
nre day brought to his notice These
cawK.t be done well by a novice, any
more than wih a perton could perform
katlsfacioiil the duties of secretary -treasurer,
now so ahly done by Mr. Wood.
The old officrs naturallv wish their good
wu-k OftuthuitHl, and guarantee to do een
better next joar Uiau last If they are re
elected, ap Uielr supporters feel confident;
tttoy wilt be.
Testing- a Cyelompter.
Cyclometers are comforting things when
they are ftecurateand very provokingwhen
lnacoumte. It is so pleasant to know just
Ihow far one has. gone when weariness
grips the iitHoclus and very disagreeable to
IliMi the distance indicated by the "little
IcaveJur- iciles too short, when oneknow
the ride has been a long one. As a matter
of fct, the cyclometer should be fre
quently tested A lire not properly blown
Tip will often lead to . wrong readiun be
lause of the greater number of reflations
of the flat tire. To test the cyclometer
tun the wheel np so that the front wheel
tan be revolved. Revolve it beveutytlmes
correct cyclometer should read one-tenth
oi" a n4lc ir something white is tied
abont the wheel it is easier to count the
Cvcle Cositnnio for "Winter.
It -wof white cloth, trimmed witlidark
6rowa ml. with UraidinKS in ecru, bays
a "iv nter iu the American Wheelman, de
scribing a handsome winter costume to be
ivor in Paria. The fur vvafc set on about
the hottm in a deep lund. and above this
was, a deal of rich braiding. The corape
-wtpa bKHioe, iv added slightly, and belted
witHu fuwr Md belt edged with Tar. The
front w as covered witlrmafises of braiding,
aud tht? fur extended down tlie fronta nd all
about the 'Itlte .saucj basque or the blouse,
which t&uck out over the hips below the
belt. Thore wad a groat boa of the fur at
tlie throat and the wrihtd were edged with
it alj. Tliere was the Miiarteht or little
tur cajjb of tne mule with a cockade at
one ade. held bj a jewelled ornament,
aad Ue gloves or ream white domsRin,
had ftjr gauntlet tops. Hut the boots were
the prettiebi nart or the coetuine, for thev
were or cream leather, laced up in front
nnd finished at the uips with fur They
reached halt -viaj up the calf of the leg,
and above were brilliant scarlet btooMujrB.
LI 1
The whole cotumc was essentially ltus
rian 1 rra.toji ta toe. for thpbeautlf'jl weaicr
i a Polish gitl and knows well'liow to
choose a cobtuni" for winter.
Hivnl of Ui'vel Gear.
Th" inventive genius of an KngHshman
has produced this rival of tiie beel gear
It consihth of three wheels. Two of
them ore for ordinary use, and the third
furnishes the menus of propulsion. The
pt dais are attached to a gear wheel, which
is at the lowest part of the frame.
About the wde of the gear wheel revolves
another and smaller gear whe. 1, which
is at the end ol what may be called the
seat post. There is a similar gear wheel
at the Uthei end of the rod. It fits a
gear (,n a large wheel, which runs on
aiy axle supporting the teat pos' propci.
The re.Iutton of tlie pedals reolves the
first gear wheel, rexolving the rod and
the large wheel. This wheel turns on
the periphery ef th large road wheel,
which drives the bicjcle. It is unhpie.
If not timplc
Spohi' From the "Wheel.
Ai-ot.rding to ndvlces received from China,
tlserlil. nati es of ths-pennisulaor Wei iiai
Wei hnt been affected with the hlcycli
fever. Aiimich w lieels have not been ins
IHirteil raw enough t j supply tiif iteaiaii'i.
nlUioHgli 00 have been ent there It is
sHidihni iiativt gnnsmitliand blacksn sth?
have iiind-hiiltaUoiisol tlie bloycle to meet
tiie m "at eiuand In place of rublnr tir's
tlie wheels of native make have solid tires
or lHai.le.i l'ciap covered with hid.
T'r- -mnllest cyollst in the wrl' is .said
to lie Count Magn, who is only twenty
niei es iiip, m - uie Aineni an w iieem an.
TnglHiid has l0,tjon miles or roid-j, which
have '.l the government $70,000,OUO in
th jwl 00 ve..r. The cyeiists of India
complain that a certain speci-s of ants
there gel ! the tires and so-ui make them
o Mev, like tl at they are worthier. The
Ihmh-s .itnl imi:es of the human tx.dy, it
Ik sa'd. .ire callable of over 1 .-00 different
woven eats, a fact which Hie beginner fully
reali-sa day after a les-on.
It has been positively stated that the
following makes of wheel will he made
up in t-naiiilesc s-tyle a, well a.s with
chains npvt yvar- Colunibfa, Keating, How
ard, SU'arns, Wliite, Syracuse, Spalding
Sterling and Itarncs.
Tha leckoning of the gear on (ho new
vhande-s wheel is rather a complicated
matt'T and rcqcires the uv of deeiirais
and fractuns. It is computed by ta'cing
ths nutrihe- of teeth on the two rear cog
wlieelr- and after dividing them, multiply
it bv the number of teetli on the two front
jog wheels. The sum is then multiplied
by the diameter or the rear wheel, or 2s.
The gear of the wheels that havi ben
sto..'i is T2 on the men 'a wheel and 4
on the women's.
A public tet of an electric place in
dicator and time recorder, an eleclrical
apparaUib to be used in judging the fin
ishes or ojcle races, will he held at the
Olj-mpls. track, 135th street and Lenox
avenue, New York, at 8 p. m , Wednesday,
0"tober 27. L A. TV. officials have signi
fied their intention to tie present, and a
cordial invitation is extended to the wheel
men of New York and vicinity. It will be
postponed until Thursday afternoon in case
of rain.
Women should eschew rat-trap pedals.
Pubber pedals, with toe clips, will answer
quite as weli as the toothed variety. The
great danger of rat-trap pedals for women
is tlie tendency to catch in the -kirt when
they are coasting, llanj a bad fall has
been caused this way.
"Match Century Knee.
The twelve team century race between
the Century Club and the Arlington Wheel
men, which will b.. pulled orf in tlie course
or the nevt thirty days, proiniberi to b the
moht interesting event of the kind ever
held In thk city. Poth of thef-e clubs
have strong riders in their ranks, Tney
have bh.iwn time end again that they ar.j
entifled to rank among the beFl bicycle
clubs south pf New 1'ork. In tl e recnt
big ceutury run to Frederiok both of there
clubs entered team's and ran a dead heat, as
both Uanib brought all or their men h nne
-vilhin the stipulated time. Therefore
another meeting between them is bound
to be a most interesting event m local rac
ing circle. Century races are becoming
more aud more popular Tlie followers
oT the game nppear to appreciate thesports-man-like
feeling that exists between the
contending clubs in Incise races and are
iuterejNtod accordingly.
The prc-iobtiDn is that the race be held
over the course to Froderick, Md., that was
taken by the riders in tlie big cenfury
run. This run lh one of the most popular
in tills vlf-intty and a large number of
volunteers will in all probability accom
pany the ndeie from the Century and
Arlington dubs. The dure of the run nas
not as jr t been decided upon, but It vlll
probab'y be set for some time during the
middle of next month. As It will not
rake plac on Sunday the members of the
teams will have to arrange matters to
the race wi'l be convenient to all. Some
of them might not be able to get away
from their busim.8-, to for this reason tin
date will have to be agreed upon some
time before the date set for the race.
The following conditions will govern tlie
First, that the race shall be for 100 miles
nnd be run over the customary course t'i
Frederick, Md., and return. Start nnd
finish at Tr'ghtwood. Second, that $63
be deposited for suitable prizes for the win
ning ream fifteen days prior to date of
race. Third, that the team representing
each cluo shall he composed of twelve ac
tive members in good standing ot the club
they represent nnd -were such on Sep
tember 26, 1S97, it being specifically un
derstood and agreed that the books ot
each club are open to any representative
appointed bv either club to corroborate
this fact bsfore Slid race is run, and fur
ther, that each club shall be allowed to
ippoint three additional members to act
ns subtsitutes on the team it necessary.
Fourtn. that the names of each team and
substitute shall be published three days
prior to date of race, over the signatures
of tho respective captains, and Uiat no
change -will be allowed thereafter. Flftli,
that the winning toara shall be determined
upon by '.ho number of pointB scored by
said team, beginning with 24 points and
ending at 1 point. Sixth, that each ridor
shall bear, a number conspicuously dis
Jayed, and shall remain at the turning
point one hour from the tlnoo o his ar
rival at fl'.at pont. Seventh, that the race
shall not be run on Sunday, and in ac
cordance with the Century .Road Club of
Amateur Twenty-Mile Uundlcnp.
The a'l.ateur twenty-mile handicap road
race wmcl. will be held on the Conduit
riad on Wovcmbi-r S will he the Itugest
and most elaborate one ever held in thib
part of the country.
ne i'st of prizes is a very valuable
one, there being about thirty, including
two time prlefe. There will be heveral
bicycles, a wsll as diamonds, jew Jry and
other valuable prizes. The list of entries
is already very large, there being quite a
number of out-of town entries, a well as
the entrks fiom mobt of the local lacing
The hnudii-ap given will be in time, rang
ing from fifteen teconcis up to about twelve
minutes which will probably be the limit.
The entry fee Is ?U. Entry blanks may
be had from tlie manager, Hudolj.h Jose,
at No. l.'lL'a Fourteenth street, or from
any of the bicycle stores. All entries
sjioiiU be b"nt in befpre Triday, Novem
ber 5
r.vclliijj l'roprleiics..
It is said that when the bloomer girl
first made her appearance in Brittanj,
a province of France, the children used
to cross themselves each time they saw
the mil uown apparition. Now, the rebi
dents ol ilonlgeron, a plate in the suburbs
ol Par's w hlch is pastted by a great num
her of i.vtlists cverj Sunday, have draft
ed a pet i km to be presented to theCliam-h'-r
or Hepi.ties setting forth that the
"cvvUsts of both sexes wear costumes that
arc a violation ot all decency; that In the
hot w ether they go so far as to unoress
in the Miai'e by the roadside, and do
other things which show an equal dlsrc
gaid fot public proprieties."
This matter or tlie proper regard or pro
prieties and conventional dress uwJieel is
one that has received rar too little atten
tion. Aii-ne-i eveiy small tov n on the
popular ivcling lontes leading out of the
larger citlo' of the United States have
similar complaints to make. Take, for ex
ample, AuioWi, situated at an angle of
the web-known triangular ChIca,o-i-lgin-Aurora
i cntury com se in Illinois. Almost
e cry Sunday morning In the riding season
the peaioor the quiet little town Is rudelj
disturbed li the appearance of ecrnl
hundred ill-dad. dust-begrimed, swearing
and perspir.iig century fiends, who ar
ric just about the time the tow nspixple
are going to oi (Timing from cnurch
ahev include riders ol I oth hexes, whose
pproual appesaance, acLions and inter
chaugi'-ef remaiks are a po'rftive dia
gra(v to the gi eat army of more re
suectab'.e persons who delight in the
beuents of evt ling They leave the city
at It t break of !a amt.tti mu! ourn
of eor hing througn inidsummer near ana
clouds ot uK ictenl a mot den oralucd
appearance They lemove all super: luous
and soi.ie essential garments, and are ap
parentlv utterlv indifferent to the hnfil
Mlitles of tho'e who perforce must tee
f'C'ii This cA-ekssues is observable
pilncipillv in a classs of hun anity of
whoni little better cau lie exiiected, but
at ike same time there are niati Avell
meuuliig persons who seemingly consider
that the riding of a bicjcle is sulfic.eut
license for the wearing of any kind or
costume Ordinarily neatly clad people
too oi'en appear in the parks, on the
boulevard-, in hotel din lug rooms and
among well dressed assemblages generallj
m slovenlj outfits, cnnslhtliig of unwashed
hwea'ers, givase-spotted knickertjockers, in
udeciuatdy upheld by a l-elt, golf stock
lugs of a most painful pattern and colors,
muddy and dusicrvered shoes a tout
ensemble, in fact, wholly unfit for the
place. This is due entirely to careless
ness, -iinl is ,i e.cuf at.l i tne exercite
of s(,t.,e care and taste one may be ai
well ..ud appropriately dressed awh-el as
aiivwhere elve. And as tor a proper
ob-oivinee .of the proprieties, no peroii
with ati eir repect whatever will imag
me for a moment that the riding of a
bicjcle releases him or her from the
ordinary conventionalities required In
decent society.
Nov IMic-e I.lHt Kediictinns.
There r.iw been deductions and de
duct'.n drawn from the new list prices
that wiil prevail during 1898. hat Ile.ir
nigu has to say here, however, is not con
renting the deductions that Will be drawi
bv cop miner or retail dealer nor yet by
the genus jobber, It lias to do merely
v ith the deductions that are drawn by
the manufacturer. Tlie generally accepted
ll"l pilcefoi the coming season is 75. This
is the orice which will be asked the retail
purchaser for what will be termed Igh
grade chain wheel?. There "will be other
wheel which will be called high grade
by their makers, which will be listed lower
and there will be chain wheels listed higher.
Neverthelu-b. the trade and the public have
already decided that $75, uo more ind no
lev. is the proper figure for really high
grade go'H.
iow -v .n a long pause after tho now
what iteductions do the makers draw from
this list fig-ire? There innst be a discount
to agents. The latitude between the
minimum of poKKlhle factory cost and the
list prhc ia so reduced that the latitude
'jetween the gieatest und smallest dis
count that can be allowed to tho agent
is lmnieii-ely cutdown. Take the minimum
fnoloi y cost ot a reidly hlgh-srade wheel,
add to It tne absolutely necesnary office
and soiling expenses, add to this sum a
fair, legitimate profit, and it will be seen
that the lowest price at which tlie wheel
can be iold to the agent is so near the list
price that tlie agent who gets the largest
discount will not have a great advantage
ovr tho one who has tlie smallest. All
this apolie1- te. wheels that are sub
stantially as good as can be built, wheels
that will add to the reputation of their
Now, with another long pause after the
"now" is It good business to build eucii
really reliable "Wheels aud to. list them
at S7o, or is it good business to list them
at. this maximum of what can possibly be
gotten for them and tut down on fuctory
cost, so that the scali of discounts maj
be more elastic, so that a big margin
of profit will be made for bad accounts
and left-over goods, a figurative "Pikes
Peak or bust" policy? "Will it be good
business to save on pedals and rims, and
saddles and tires, on tubing and connec
tions on balls and spoke?, on traveling
men and office help, on designers and
mechanics, oil advertising and treatment
of agents and replacements? Bearings
opines not. Bearings does not believe,
but it knows, that the consumer and tlie
agent will expect and demand just as
good an article at $75 list as he ever
had at $100 and a little better. On
tills ccper tatlon and demand will rest the
future biisincss of the firms that arc still
left with reputations iu the bicycle busi
ness. Let them leave to the makers of
wheels that are fold without reputation,
name or known name-plate, to identify
them, these savings.
From the Boston Trayoller.7
She I am quite sure you had too much
ohampagne when you called on me yes
terday afternoon.
He Von; I thought I'd just look around
today and Bee if I was engaged to you.
"i nfiiii
i irr-iiwirr-T-T nmr I 11 I I I irn i-m-miimhmi in mi m it-i-,i,iimbwi iiiiiiimii mi 11 i iMmTWirBMiri n r ... --..ii . iWgg'ga n ' na
Duraiw9s Rheumatic Remedy.
I was a great suffcrci-vvith rheumatism for v ears and during the past few month have been
cdy." The first bottle I teelc initjme on mi cmtches, and the next ci ki.i me STiatLV. I have
or ache. People in the neighboring count have been to fee nic to be made to believe that t was. a
i !
About one-third f all trie accidents nap
poninu to the cyrllsts of tlie latter Otles
me the rpsnlls of LoIIijiis'hetV.V'cn wheels
nnd hor-d'tvi-n vehicle.' tolllsiour, I o
tvveon cyoilht nnd pedestrians form tlie
next hutjt'ht Mpgle diviiion, -while tiicyth
ar oile,.LS, p'irt' nnd .simpll', ftliose result
ing from bre.itntreh in machine:, rwklesH
iif-ssin rousting, defective "roadways, etc.).
average h.inlly more tluiif Iflper cent of
the total l fnet which Vliodlll-Ktind a1.
the best possible rebuke to the common as
I Mirtion tli.it the nun on the 'vi.e,'! Is
icponsiDi,' lor n v.ist majority or all tne
cnsuulties in vvrkh lie i
.ir '.iv e a i art
understand the
It is not difficult to
lurge proportion of accidents which result
from violent contact between wagons and
bicjo!s. The very same perver-.eness of
spirit which encourages a driver to allow
ids norses to loller along iu front of at,
electric car, to the animr nice of Mio mo
tormau and his passengers, often induces
him to make tumble lor the cycler. Tins
class of driver exercises his perversiry
more often with wheelmen, because ho
knows that the latter is sure to be the
ciuef suffer r in an corti-ion, wide, if
th" adversary be an electric car, its ..ze,
weight and speed ordinarily deter him
from Inviting uu impact with it On
countrv roads, the chauces of accidents
between bicycler and wagotis are about ai
great a on the crowded streets of the
cities. Tlie unimproved highway usually
affords a very narrow space on wnlch tho
bicjcle muv be propelled with comfort, to
say no hing of safety a fact which drlv ers
sotuetin es seem unable or unwilling to
comprehend, when they crowd the rider
off as though he had no legal right on the
If the causes of all collisions between
cycles an 1 pedestrians could be investigated,
it is safe to predict that more than one half
ot the lotal nauiber would b2 found to be
due to the fact that pedestrians generally
biep carelessly off of the sidewalks or
paths, without the thought that a-bicycle
may be approaching in the same direction,
and liable to come upon them unknowingly
Only bicycle uers themselves understand
Just what it means to have some one on
foot step directly in front of a machine, so
suddenly that no opportunity is afforded for
it to swerve to one side or to materially
slackon its spt-ed TJti'il the advent of the
bicycle, pedestrians were warned of the
approach or any vehicle by the clattering
of hoofsim the pavemeutbehiud tuein The
bicvele, on the contrary, makes no noise,
and people who do not look behind them
wl en st ppiug from a siuew alk, are jftcii
surprised to -llscover tlieir feet in mid-air
a moment later, and the solid part of tlieir
anatomy Intermingled with the framework
of a bicycle. They are Indignant, of course,
for there is no deep and subtle philosophy
in smarting shins and bruised flesh; but. in
more Mian hall of such instances, the fault
is not the rider's. Of course, he should
ring his bell when he. has -reason to ex
pect that a pedestriuii is neirr-, but tint fact
is not always easily determined, und the
mot strenuous objector to the continuul
ringing of a itell Is very Irpt to be the
fellow who will step frdiiWu. sidewalk to
the roadway without glancing behind.
The next largest proportion of collisions
between bicycles and pedestrians may be
traced to the artrul dodging which starts
with the pedestrian tryingto get out of
tne way of the bicycle, and vice versa, in
which event the well-intending dodgerj
are almost sare to nieettTn a forcible em
brace, froniAvhich they generally arise with
a feeling none too friendly. The rider
wonders why the -walker did not go straight
and the walker wonders why th rider did
not do likewise, and there the matter ends
if, indeed, it does not degenerate to tho
low level of physical force. It is a pretty
mfe rule, however, for tthe pedestrian to
keep on his way, and leave the dodging to
the man ou the wheel who, seldom if ever,
runs into an object which is stationary, or
of whose movements he can he certain. It
Is the uncertainty about the pedestrian's
movements which liothers wheelmen and
wheelwomen the most.
And then, too, the rider's responsibility
for the accidents in which he figures, though
not paramount, is by no "means to be over
looked. Sad to say, arrogance often takes
a bicycle for his mount, and this individual
will not turn off of a straight line until
forced to do so for his own safety. But.
elnce the danger of injury to the wheel man
and his mount is far greater than that to
which the driver and his cart arc ex
i puseO. tua crclist who refuses to act care.
Dr. Seeley, the eminent specialist of
Rochester, N. Y., devotes his practice
entirely to the study and care of throat
and lung diseases. He freely admits
that Terraline is invaluable to him in
his practice.
Of Druggists in TJ S and Europe. The
Sold 1 all
tully and manfully is very likely soon to
leara a lt.ssou in pndence from painful
xperience. Rights und responsibilities are
nlwjyt. linked inseparably togettir,audone
can never be divorced from the other -rig'it-.
und responsibilities for the cyclist
rexp'inssblllties .md rights for the driver.
Keversi this reading and Its meaning is
the .sumo ,vhlch is, all In all, but one of
the multitude ot variations of the golden
1 he miuation or tires is luck or proper
inflation. As the real one cirries the
ruost eight the greatest injury falls upon
it. It will last longer if properlv inflated
j becnusf a tire which bulges always chafes
against the rim. A safe rule for tire
inflation is ihc tire should be so blown
up that no cide bulge will be perceptible
when tne rider is astride the wheel. Al
though a hard tire Is not comfortable, it
i .i sife rule tc remember that the harder
the tire is pumped the longer it will last.
Wide tires are more comfortable than nar
row ones On sandy roads the wider the
tire the tasiei It Is to ride.
Frank "Waller is back m the ring with a
challenge. He lias an aspiration to win a
twcnty.four-lu.ur paced race. In a com
munication u, the Journal he says- "I wish
to challenge any man in the world to ,t
tv. entv-four-hour paced race for the chain
pionship of the long-distance clas Tlie
race is tn take place after the cix-dy race,
for tlu Inrsest pure offered, and a side
Mix' itlr I Wi xMm
1 I --i t" "1 '"j- .. .-. i, id pn.i.i i. i. u i I, . .-rmlir rrjjmrTi iBinimr '
I aPl8yil tr More to Follow Soon.
if 'ih3W
1 xsTu
Lun Troubles
July 23, 1897,
Fot a period of two years I
have been a strong advocate
of Terraline. I wish simply
tosayitis "SINE QUA NON"
in all lung affections,
' Buffalo, N.Y.
The radical cure for couphs ami severe coUls is Terralme.
Where cod liver oil has been administered with the usual
nauseating effects, Terraline will prove palatable, with far
greater assimilating properties.
" Terraline has the endorsement of actually thousands of emi
nent physicians, who have prescribed it in cases of throat troubles,
bronchitis and consumption.
Terraline will cure consumption if taken ia the early stages,
and will effect wonderful relief in all cases.
Terraliue is not a patent medicine.
Terraline should be insisted ou, and Terraliue owr.vacjepteliat
drug stores.
Children readily talcc Terraline.
' "Write for "Physicians' Testimony." Free.
Tcrralice Compaiy, 'Washington, D. C.
in a helpless condition. I was ii
worked right along through this
well man.
induced, as a last
Druggists. One Dollar.
bet." "Waller belie es he can worry any
man to a stani'-tlll wlw desires to take hur.
up at twenty-ronr hour work.
Great Prlcain is fast becoming a country
of eye'ists JEvorj one from the royal fam
ily down has token to wheeling. Great
ltntain has spent $150,000,000 ou IcO,
000 miles o" road and has 6,000 miles of
street, which have cost $300,000,000. In
all Great Britain has spent $750,000 000
on 1S6 tit)Q miles of roads and streets.
Perhaps this ncjgounts for the growth o
A wnT.an should form correct habits
of riding when she commences to learn.
To sit up'ight and acquire a correct ankle
motion .should be her aim. Toes should
point downward when the pedal is going
downward and upward when the pedal Is
coming up. A straight course should be
followed when riding over dlippery places
and the handle-bars should be held firndy
The mile In 1:22 1-5 made by Chailes
Karl over thcTw enty-second avenue course
in Brooklyn oil Thursday, shows that she
King's County "Wheelmen's representative
can follow pace as well as the best of
them. Even it the distance was only seva
elglitd of a mile, as has since been claimed,
it is still certain that Han can ride in bet
tor than 1 30. Then air.iln, the trial on
Thurfcdav was not a public one, but was
made merely to prove whether he could
follow the pacr, and his public- .rrort
will ho awaited with interest, spimll'
bj those who place no faith in his last
While the changes from the 'p? design are not very
radical, they are in the nature of improvements at all
points zoiere experience has suggested, and zue are
confident thai RAMBLERS mill be more and more
the favorite wheels in the coming season. This fall
season is the best and most attractive for riding, and
if you intend pui chasing a new mount nothing is to
be gained by waiting until another spring. We
might remind you, also, that prices from now on, on
what 'p7 Ramblers are left, zvill be- made interesting
to you,
1325-2J 14II1 N. TV.
"Tcrnliae f CcjauaipriTCJ."
report, to trv "Durang't. Rheumatic Rem-
last disagreeable winter, and have not Had a single pain
itt. H. BALL,
Bladbnsbcrc, Md.
performance. At the same tune, a milo
in 1 JO under those- conditions Is noth
ing extraordinary, and it is not unlikely
thut there will be an epidemic of tbfe
style of record breaking, and the long
expected minute gait will be renllzed
Ainone fast time- that arc said tu tttve
been ridden by men under similar condi
tions for tne sdiue distance are 59 seconds
bv Barrows, 0f Denver later this w'aa
proved to be untrue- 1-03 by Anderson,
paced by a locomotive, at St Louis; .1:08 by
Gr-rn, down the side of a Colorado inouu
tain; 1:17 by Green and ErswellfcoC
Cheyenne Citj, under similar conditions;
1:19 1-5 by Bill" Jiartm, the old six-day
rider, made two months ago In Australia;
1-27 by Erswell; 1:35 by Leonard, over the
Buffalo ceuise. and 1 35 1-5 by John 3.
Johnson,. iver the same course. The world?
record for the mile on a track Is held
jointly by E. A Dnffee, made at Philadel
phia Thursday, and J. "W Stocks, or lea
don, and stands at 1-35 2-5.
Ibihblt Decorations.
(From the Atchison Globe.)
The woman who is in it up to her chin
will wear a bird's head and at leastt a
dozen wings on her hat this season. The
won en pre too smart. "Why don't they
help solve a problem by wearing rabblta
heads in their hats? Rabbits are becom
ing a great pest, and some inducement
must be found for gettlt.g them killed.
Is there not also some part of the snake
that cculd be made an article of fashion?
Snakes and rabbits are a pest, but why
should thewomen pursuethe birds' There
are not to, many birds In the woods.

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