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"WILD BILL" HICKOK.
WONDERFUL shot that killed tutt, .,- , rrlMda w»r# Ab*«l to !(• HU I »••*!». Ma« r««rla4*4 l ;h* iffil' Wu V|o»r» —|arliU«U AMES B HICKOX. who was killed at Dead wood. Au(. 2. 18?*. sot hU pom d* guerre of “Wild Bill** at Independ f coca. Mo., when he «U about l* y*a»» ohl ThU waa aomr time In tb« 'iO'%, when lodapendence waa the buajr end of nubnfc ar*i a "mule J IOU F» trail. Hlckok *“ » "Ml* -aung to i*a**t» re and »r:j n some fight Which H ta independence. »n «*»*«** t had no original interest. he con l himwif with *»rh Mmttlm »»* Jj app**f«4 so utterly recklewa Blu. that h** w*v ever afterward ■ ' >* BUI «u Uke many of hi* i ; r / m i maowhM gambler, i Bttnlf ueeleua u» talk of work employment to *‘Wil4 Through the war he *u a scout * I r.ion army He had few con it hat bring bora and bred In i cce of them waa an Intense iky to « a woo; in the Union army After a?. «rherein he achieved cxmsld fame for daring energy and M a Koat. Wild UiU estab himewlf at Springfield. Wo li *rr .has be killed Tutt. who had cfetef of scouts in Price # army Ik. W tld mil ” waa a gambler, they Often met. and while they la no degree In love with each •he* mnaged to get along Btill »rr» more men of Titl’l poilti ::» to Springfield who were » shoot than them were of “Wild ' They made np their mind to r. ut or kill him. He owed Tuit a"t»» a* a result of a poker One night "Wild BHt* wae < poker with toot friend a Tutt s iad a'lMx! looking on “Wild i J watch waa lying on the t'ir biro Just u Tutt came up BUI" won a Jackpot with aome- Uhe |li» in It. -o lie Bu«h. Bill. " Mild te » half ugljr tone. “Suppose if roe that MO you owe me." iw* you $10." aaid "Wild Bill." !♦.*» it I*.“ turning over three 110 n Tutt. who took them, put them pocket and then said “Giro me ier |lO - at't all I owe you/' said “Wild and you have It." t picked up the gold watch that dog at Wild Bill's" elbow, with tttark: “Well, you still owe me ■d ni keep this watch till you •" He put the watch In his pock- I turned to go. M Bill" took It very coolly snd r ' Everybody was some tmaaed at the tameneaa of the felon scout. Just aa Tutt went f the door he looked back at Bill" with a sneer and the re " You don't seem to keer for this mur h. BUI/ I’d supposed you'd ore store by It. If you begin to he you need it 1 am going to park ow the square at noon tomorrow ou might be there to get It. if you how." Bill' made no reply to what ttoerstood by all to be a challenge ticl and calmly went on with his gam? while Tutt departed. That ‘‘Wild Bill" was found by a *1 hi* hotel very earnestly clean a<s loading his pistols, hat are you going to do?" asked "‘•n.i, who was an army officer at Springfield. going to kill Tutt tomorrow •aid Bill, "or he's going to kill next day at noon about all the Inhabitants of Springfield were * square to see the fun. Tutt into the square on the east Bide, Bill stood in front of the court ' house. diagonally ocroa.i the corner of | lb * square from Tutt. They were fully : 140 y» rd ® «“?■« *nd *ll »h* line* ran J diagonally to the line of tire between , ibrru. This 1* mentioned because It • ®*ke» W lid Dill’s shot all the more remarkable. The mlnu«e Tutt came in i slew he pulled his platol. as did also “Wild Bill.** Tb'T were too far apart for Tutt, who had no idea that Dill could reach him at that distance But he didn't know Bill. He raised his gun and fired like a flash and Tutt dropped dead with j a ballet In his head fully ISO yards away. I “Wild tttir was so sure of bis aim • that he never paused, but turned on the | crowd behind him. several of whom w« re mends of lutt and bad half drawn their pistols to revenge him. Dill was ‘ too prompt and quick. He covered the gang in a general way with both bis ! pistols and remarked: “Was that on the square, gentle- ! men*"* ; The effect of such wttchllke skill on j j the nerves of the crowd was too much. 1 j The general view seemed to be that the ' j killing of Tut: was “on the square.” j and that ended the business. "Wild Itlll” stayed in Springfield as long as :he pleased after that incident Hie sa ; aaastn was hanged and his body Ilea j In the Yankton cemetery, while the ( body of “WUd BIH” has petrified In its j f grave at Peudwood THE BAIREUTH PROGRAMME. Ttoto iMf't lo tar ill IM Owlwmanrxi The Wagnerian Ml*brttloo At ! 1 Hairrutb la July and August next prom : lae* to erllpae all former celebration* , of the kind, aay* I .on don Telegraph. | “The Nlbelungen Ring" will be given ; In Ua entirely, and the committee an -1 ticlpatew that the technical and me- Irhanira] difficulties attending the rep resentation will be sacceaafully sur mounted Real horse* will be employed j In the ride of the Valkyrie*, and they j I will be ridden by expert horsewomen. Their hoofs will be muffled leat the ■lightest nolae should dealroy the Mu ' slon Fmu 1.1111 Lehmann will sustain f the part of Brunnhllde. Frau Sucher will ‘ b* the Slegllnde. Frau Marie Bremn ] la cast for the part of Frlcka and Fran , Helnck-Schumann, grandniece of the ! cotnpoeer will be the Erda. j The pSkTt of Wotan will be In trusted to Herr Perron, while Herren > Burgstalier and Brener will be reapee- j ) lively Siegfried and Mm«* Friedrich* i the famous Bee km ewer of the 'Melater- j j singer" will aing Alberlch's music. Herr * Gerhauaer will sustain the role of Sleg | round and Herr Grengg will be Hagen. All three artists will begin re hear*- | log early In June The general re- ; i hearaala will take place on June 15 ! and following day* There will be lire j representation* of the “Tetralogy." and each representation will last for four day* The Aral will be glren on Sunday. July 19. and will, of course, extend over Monday. Tuesday and Wedne»dav The four other representa tions will be given on the same days In the four following week* Hans Richter and Felix Mottl will conduct. Each will have two perform ances intrusted to him. and It la not yet arranged who will conduct the fifth and concluding representations. It is twenty years since “The Nlbelungen t King" was given at Baireuth and in j 1876 Richard Wagner himself conduct- j ed. In that year then' were only three performances of the "Ring” given. The | performances resulted In heavy flnnn- j dal loss —approaching 6.000 pounds. The present committee has. a* a pre j cautionary measure, put up the prices, i The cheapest seat will be 1 pound each 1 day. and thus It will cost the amateur ! 4 pounds to hear the "Ring” from first | to last ll* Fall Confident. ••Do you worry about meeting your I notes?" *aid the vlcllm ot pecuniary : embarrassments. ! "No." said the person who Is Indls- I crlmlnately flippanL "I don't worry ! about meeting 'em. Experience has taught me that I can Just sit down and trust to 'em to run across me.”—Wash ington Star. Excursion fo M r tlm. Far the Pan American Mimical <\>ngre** *' Utrtco Qtjr. November ir.ch to Ittth. the Tt Route will sell round-trip tickets fr*>tn Kmter at rate of Tickets will be on sale November 7tto aad l<»th. good for return until December 3i*t; privileges allowed In Mexico. ThU U an nuusnallv favorable opportuni ty to vkalt the land of the M uteauma*. and the moat pi< iuiraqae and interesting por tion of the North American continent. Far full Information and literature de errlptlve of Mexico, call on or addrcaa. J IV IIALL. General Agent "Hants Fe Route.” 1700 Lawrence Street. Denver. Only Way to Satisfy K very body. There la a good story told of the Rev. Dr. Mott of the < ’eutral church. A lady was com plaining to him of the hot weather ami thought It was a ahatue It should be Inflict ed on people. The weather «7 a a pretty warm, but the doctor waa taking thing* philosophically and making the beat of It. After talking over the matter with the ladr for some time hr delivered himself In this ei.-ianiatlon: “To have the good L«*rd sat isfy all the people In the world, lie should hive It rain on one side of the street and the sun shine brightly on the other, so that If they dldnt like the sunahlne they cook! eras* the street and be In the rain.”—Buffalo Loaner. L awards stimulate liver, kidneys and how el a. Never sicken, weaken or gripe. “Henry, we shall have to have a new fam lly Bible.” “What's the matter with the j uid oner* “The glrU have worn the hacks off pressing autumn leaven." fln. W laitovr’n NsHAlag syrap ►»r chili/vB mPainJ*e* nu. mi uvea inrtaun J »*'k>». allay• * ... • r.>| t> grtauaUHtlf. "Dorothy •»»« she- »a> disappointed In i England.* “Why was thatr r "Thing* didn't look so English as she thought they would.” Did You K«»r see as Indian? Expect not. so send a two-cent stamp n. j the Gr acral Passenger Agent Colorado Mid- I land railroad. Denver, and he will send yoo a fine rwnml picture of one. ••So you believe that there is a connecting link l*etween man and the ape?” “Moat as •niredly; but you never can get om of them to acknowledge It." I shall reromtueud IW» Cure for Con sumption far and wide Mrs. Mulligan. Piumatead. Kent. England. Nov. 8. IKUB. “Why did they arreat that man In the next flat?" He waa sending out pamphlets giving free Inst ruction to hraa* hands.* When bilious or wtlrt. eat a Outttet candy cathartic, cure guaranteed. tOc. 2TV-. ‘Ttere’a a new disease called ‘bicycle noee.’ ” ”1# that no’ What Is ItT’ “I sup pose It la the way that old riders turn up their nose* at the new riders.” COLUMBIA Bicycles STANDARD OF THE WORLD. Columbia manufacturers are at his service *100: to all alike. I POPE MFG. CO., Hartford, Conn. Branch Houses and Agencies in almost every city and town. If Columbias are not properly represented In your vicinity, let ua know. kane Beauty's bane is®* __ the fading or falling of the hair. Luxuriant tresses are far more to the matron than to the maid whose CAsket of charms is yet unrifled by time. Beautiful women will be glad to be reminded that falling or fading hair is unknown to those who use Ayer’s Hair Vigor. THE COMPANY PAVt THE FNKICH f On their os9B<)R-wii<« n*w .!«•] bnraa nhim. WBI fc i.i 5i..n. ef rock 3UO fato rack ahlft I* iu*l mm Hd raliabl" rnm an aurlne li c»o b* i*ck»i •njwh.rt ■B a ;»ck earn ff* »**’*• Ue» Jyl mr-.u*hi '• run .nil nail will l»B« before t in u»a M |l il.iiar*« rip 'naa. Ha make horae- M ml p riemm, |3V. 0). » i^na «n<i nn op SnoJ l"r»a UtaMnM circular to THE WHIM CO. . ISTI CurU» ht- Iww. Unto. DROPSY TIIEATKD HIKE. l’oiltlrrlj Carw«l with Vrrrlabla Rrmfilira lU<* carol th-;~*n.|» of r»>w. Curt pro ; n-uncmd k..i *•!«-• br !<*•*» phyalclaaa. I'n.tn flnt <lom> .• mptuni* iliwprcar; to ten <lay» at Hast two-thirds j all <;mnt >m< rrmorai. bend for. froe book te»tliao r.lal» of mtroculwaa curat Ten d»j « treatment free *.j mall. If yon order trial wud Ito In itampa to pay ' ,■ ataura. Pa. H. H. Otm « Korn. Atlanta. On. U I rou order trial return till* advert lenient to us. PEOPLE THAT ARE SICK M 1 or ‘*«uit Don't Feel Well.” fejj Q « « s LIVER PILLS are tfj* One Thint to uan. UVa only one for a dose. n - »• 1 Sample* mailed I “ *'M Co. Philo. Fa.