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A barrier hath riaen between Thy heart and mine! Oh friend, I weep Cruel and strong, though all unseen! We made that barrier, thou and I, And strengthened it as days went by Ah, me! I scarcely know how or why! Mayhap some promise made and bro ken Some word unkind or lightly spoken Then, hearts that grieved but gave no token. Farewell! Oh loyal heart and true, How wouldst thou pity if thou knew The mazes that I wander through. As wider, wider, every day, Our paths divergeOh friend, I pray That thine may be the sunnier way! I in my lone lot scarce eould pine While thou were quaffinglife'sred wine, E'en though its bitterest cup were mine! Katherine E. Conway. THE HAUNTED CABIN. In the latter part of the winter 1879 I was one of a party of eight prospecting for mica along the lower slopes of the great Balsam range in western North Carolina. Trapping was an absorbing pastime, and more than one of our boys had developed into quire expert trappers, but none more so than myself. In deed, my success in this line had gain ed for me no little reputation. One clear, cold day, with one of the mountaineers as guide and assistant, I left the camp for the purpose of set ting some traps in a different part of the range from any yet visited. After a long and tedious tramp through dense jungles, and many ard uous climbs up precipitous slopes and down ag in. we found ourselves in the middle of the afternoon near the top of one of the loftiest peaks and a good ten miles from camp. We had not intended to consume so much time over the traps, but had be come so closely occupied as to fail to note how fast the day was going. I saw an anxious look overspread my companion's face. "I'm afraid hit's gwineter snow," he said, after a moment's troubled ex amination of the clouds overhead. The words were scarcely out when several flakes began to drift down ward. Our situation was truly an unenvia ble one, on an exposed mountain-top with an altitude of more than 6,000 feet,a heavy snowstorm imminent, and the nearest human habitation at least six miles away. We had gone about threeor four hun dred yards further, the storm increas ing every moment, when suddenly we came square upon a small, some what dilapidated log cabin in a kind of hollow cave at the very base of a tow ering ledge of rocks, and so swallowed up in the dense gloom of the balsams that but for our almost stumbling up against it it would have entirely es capeu our notice. With a feeling of devout thankful ness Iplaced my hand upon the some what shaky door for the purpose of pushing it open to enter, when to my intense astonishment, my companion drew back with a frightened cry. "For God's sake doan go in thar!" he entreated in hoarse, thick tones "Hit's a haunted place, an' thar's a curse a-hangin' over it ever sence Jube Higeins got that bad tuk with ther drink ez ter murder his wife an' baby! Jube hisse'f tuk ter ther mounting an' never was heard of no mo,' an' thesperito'tber' 'omanan'ther baby's forever a-hanting' o' ther' place an' a crvin' out. I've heard ther voices many a time myse'f a comin down ther mounting." In vain I tried to remonstrate with him. Like all the mountaineers, found him possessed of no small amount of superstition. "Nothin' good'll come o' hit. I tell ye!" he cried, almost frantically. "One o' t'other o' us, mebbe both, '11 hev ter go ef we enter that cursid place." He finally allowed himself to be led in to the cabin, although 1 could plain ly see his superstitious fears were by no means allayed. It was a double log cabin with a somewhat larger front room and a much smaller back one divided by a thin partition. Overhead in the front room there was a loft reached by a ladder in the back room. Of this much I took uoteby the dim light then pervading the place. I would have continued my investiga tions but for the intense darkness that had so suddenly settled down upon us, cauted I well knew by the increase in the storm. By means of the leaves and dried twigs that had collected near one of the windows, and by tearing up the old ladder, which we found to be quite rotten, we soon had a fire kindled in the broad fireplace, for we had taken the pre caution to provide ourselves with matches. My mountaineer kept close beside me during all these operations. In deed, he did not once allow me to get beyond the reach of his hand. I laughed to myself no little over his somewhat ludicrous appearance and openly rallied him several times in regard to his foolish fears and sup erstitions. But a moment later I turned almost faint with horror as the fire, blazing up, showed me a pool of blood directly beside me! It was oi considerable size and freehly spilled. A cold shiver passed over me, and I felt my heart sink, if not literally down to my boots, then very near to them, in my imagination. As I was sitting directly between the horrible spot and my companion he did not see it, and with a feeling of devout thankfulness I managed, with out exciting his suspicions, to cover it up with a portion of the leaves we had piled near the hearth. As we were dispatching the remains of our dinner my companion, not without considerable nervousness, however, and a white, scared face with lips that scarcely pronounced the words above a whisper, related to me in lull hoirible story of the drink sn&4dened rhan who in a moment of '..i-j-s&.^.&iAfaf frenzy hai murdered his loving wife and innocent little baby. By this time the night had fairly settled down upon us, and tne dark ness, save where the dim glow of the' fire rested, was impenetrable. The thick shadows enveloped us even where we sat, for, the fuel being poor, we had continually to coax our fire to burn, and were often without even a pretence of a blaze. Suddenlyfust as my companion is describing to me the terrible head long rush with which the frenzied Hig gins had sprung upon his crouching wifethere came piercing through the thick wall of darkness behind us the startlingly distinct sound of a heavy body rushing through space, and the ed, each in turn followed by a dull thud and then the noise of heavy, un certain footsteps. With a hoarse cry my companion sprang suddenly upward, but fell again to his knees. While clasping his arms convulsively, yet tightly, about) my body, he fixed his eyes upon me in one long, appealing, despairing gaze. I had just placed my hand upon my shoulder to reassure him, and was opening my lips to speak when there came a terrific crash, followed by to tal darkness, while something cold and wet was dashed into our faces and fell all about, us. The next mo ment a woman's terrible cry, mingled with a baby's frightened scream, rang through the cabin. With another cry, almost as blood curdling, my mountaineer sprang up, and, ere I could divine his intention, dashed madly through the door and into the raging storm without. It was truly a moment of horror, and my first impulse was to follow my wildly fleeing companion. But the next moment I realized the utter madness of facing such a storm in im penetrable darkness on a precipitous mountain side Feeling for my revolver I grasped it firmly in one hand and groped mv way to the fireplace with the other. It was banked with snow! I next felt for a match in order to strike a light, and realized with hor ror that the last one in my possession had been used to start the fire. The terrible cries and screams now momen tarily increased, intermingled with low moans and mysterious footsteps. Suddenly I became aware that some thing or some one was stealthily ap proaching the fireplace where I stood. The next moment two burning eyes, apparently fixed on me, glowed through the darkness. That it was a and fiber. Quick as thought I raised my revolver, took deliberate aim, and fired. There was a sharp report, a blinding flash, a human cry of agony, a wom an's blood-curdling shriek again, a few low, pitiful moans, then all was still for an instant or so. The next moment there was the rush of footsteps, hoarse, maddened criesonce more the sound of a heavy body passing through space. Asain silence, and then the same low moans, intermingled with heavy sobs of pain. Groping my way to the corner of thecabin at the right of the fire-place, I climbed, by means of the chinks be tween the logs, as quickly as the darkness and my own safety would allow, to a long shelf I had previous ly noticed a considerable distance above the floor and but a couple of feet or so beneath the loft. And there upon my left side, with my face turned toward the room below, and revol ver in hand, I lay through the long hours of the night. The morning light showed me dead upon the floor a huge panther, while a careful investigation of the cabin and its surroundings by the same light fully cleared up the mystery of the terrible cries and other sounds we had heard. Three days later the body of the unfortunate mountaineer was found some two hundred yards or more from the cabin where it had been completely buried in a snowdrift. instant after the same sound repeat- himself an his community, but i will be a A Cause of ImiginaryAils. A prominent physician ot Philadel phia says he knows of nothing more hurtful than laymen reading medical works, even of the most sim ple character. He thinks they are too apt to apply the various evils of which they read to themselves. He said to a Philidelphia news reporter: I have seen astonishing instances of this. I have seen people grow absolutely hypochondriacal. I know a man with a. per fectly straight nose who is possessed with the idea that it i3 awry. He read a little work on crooked noses and applied the whole thing to himself. Some time ago I was called upon to attend a patient with the hiccoughs. For three days and nights he hiccoush ed continually. He had been reading a book on the subject and that started him off. Last winter a sensi tive young man from Camden at tended lectures at the Jefferson col lege. After spending several hours one eveuing in the dissecting-room he returned home and announced he was dead. His parents paid little at tention to him. They thought he was amusing himself with a grim jest. He went to his bed-room and stretch ed himself on his bed like a corpse. There he was found thejf oliowing day, still maintaining that he was dead. Nothing could arouse him. He refus ed to eat, and was in a fair way oi starving to death. After three daya a doctor was called, who devised a plot to save the student's life. His younger brother stretched himself out on the bed and announced that he was dead also. Not without difficulty he persuaded the young man that it was customary in the other world to eat a sufficient quantity of food daily. Seeing the youngster enjoying a bowl of soup, the dead man finally concluded to do likewise. The strange fancy lasted several days longer, when the student's wits came back to him. He gave up his medical studies, how- ever.- u-'-.-r-^ ._. THE PUBLIC LANDS. How They May Be AcquiredHome-Making Kendered EasyRoutine Experience of the Settler. But Their Price Is the BoonThe Germ of Seal PatriotismThe Need of More Pnb.ic Land. r. free land has been, and is, a stalwart agency in the settlement and civilization of the so-called West How much greater, or less, than other influences I cannot say. A friend and a beneficiary of our public land system may overestimate its influences upon u'~d critical moment I felt in every vein tended to enter. The entry-man also finds wv"%t pardonable exaggeration. The peacelul ease and rapidity with which a new terri tory or prescribed area of our pub lic domain is brought under the plow, is remarkable. Favorable gov ernment climate and soil are undoubt edly inducements, but the price of the farm Is the determining consideration. The local government may not be perfect, the climate supernal and the soil inexhaustible, but the land is free. There is the boon. The people of the "effete" East may be skeptical as to the climate and soil of Dakota, for instance, but they have no doubt as to the cost of 1U0 acreB of her prairie. The possession of vast areas of unoccupied land has been supple mented by a wiser dispossession. The finan cial necessities of the Rebellion tausrht our Btatesmen that wild land was useless as a source of revenue. Thereafter the reserva tion of the public domain for the actual set tler became the fixed poiicy of the govern ment. The cost to date, $127,000,000 in excess of the receipts therefrom, is the wisest investment any nation ever made. CENTEB OF INTEREST. Hence it is that the local United States land office is the center of interest in a new country. It is there the pioneer meets the agents of the government and secures his free laud. To this office he submits his troubles and grievances and through it ob tains all possible relief If intelligently and honestly administered the settler has little trouble in perfecting his claim and acquir ing a patent from the United States signed by the president. The method of making a selection, entry and proof of residence and improvement is so simple that the most ignorant stranger succeeds in his undertak ing and establishes a title to his quarter section as good as the nation can give. If he makes a mistake the government is al ways ready to correct it for him as long as the difficulty is between himself and the government. A settler may make application for one tract and establish his home upon another. When the error in the record is discovered, he can get it corrected by submitting duly corroborated evidence of his settlement upon the land he in- that his homestead is free from debts con tracted before the patent issues and, more over, is free from taxation for seven years if he elects to live out the free period pre scribed by law before he is required to ten der his proof of inhabitancy and cultivation. Not only is the land donated to the home steader, but it is exempted for all time from the legal consequences of former troubles, honest or dishonest. If he loses it by in curring new calamities the blame is his. The result of this dual benefit is manifest. Loyalty, thrift and temperance tre the characteristics of the community and com monwealth founded upon this rock. THE RECTANGULAB SYSTEM of surveys, reported td congress in 1784, by Thomas Jefferson, is simplicity itself. To find the boundaries of a piece of land easily, after it has been given to you, is the next best thing to the gift itself. This is a dia gram of a tract of land "on Salt Lick creek emptying into the Ohio river in Virginia," under the irregular system," as it is in the Atlantic statea This illustration simply Bhows the marking on the ground, and is not one of the truly irregular: Dogwood 640 perches. White oak. White oakt Edward Biddle. White oak S 5.120 acres. White oakt 5 7 ^f^a^siatixsigBiiixaiu..^ 1 Hickory Honey locust tAsn 640 porches. Black oak Sassafras Mr. Biddle conveyed the above to Thomas Barton as the same was described to him in his warrant from the government The "heirs and assiarns5' of Barton probably had some difficulty in finding those oak trees. The rectangular system is as satisfactory as the foregoing illustration of no system is un satisfactory. It begins with the establish ment of a meridian and a base line. From the base line are ran out TOWNSHIPS OP Srx MILES SQUABE, numbered, and from the meridian east or west A tier of townships running north and south is called a range, and is numbered, as it is east o^\west of the principal meridian, and each UiLnship is numbered as it is north or south of the base line. This is all c&ere is of a description of the usual homestead: "The northeast quarter of section 2, town ship 130 north, range 7 0 west of the fifth principal meridian.'' The following diagram of a township shows how simple the method is: N. W. N. E. cor. 15 19 20 30 29 the estimated vaue of the land reserved fox school purposes is $25,000,000 at present THE EXPERIENCE OF A SETTLES seeking a homestead is interesting as well as illustrative of our recent methods of sub duing wild land and establishing perma nent settlers thereon. The intended settler is carried to the West in an immigrant sleeper, a Pullman car, or common coach, as the length of his purse permita He lands at the seat of the United States local lan office, and promptly applies to the register of that office for a tract of vacant govermeni land. If he has no particular locality in view, the register quickly opens a book ol township plats and turns to a township all or partly vacant He picks up a blank plat and marks the tracts vacant, giving the number of the township and range. He briefly recites the character of the soil, the topography, the present settlement, if any, the distance from a railroad, or river, the ex istence of streams of water, wood and coal. He advises the newcomer how he can find the township in question and possibly gives him a note to some neighboring pioneer who will gladly pilot him to the exact spoc When in the township he can readily, with the paper plat, find the corners of one or moresecciona The marks on the stakes correspond with the numbers on the plat, and a minimum amount of gumption will enable him to pick out his quarter section (160 acres) if he. likes the lay of the land. Eeturning to the land office he shows his plat, with the quarter marked that he has decided to take. He Bigns an application describing the land, and subscribes to an affidavit that he takes it for his own use and has never made a prior entry under the homestead laws. He pays for this entry $14, and secures a receipt ac knowledcring the payment and describing the land entered. If ready to go to work, the claimant proceeds to build a house if poor, HE BUILDS A "SHACK." A "shack" is the trans-Mississippi name for cabin. If the location occurs in the spring the homesteader breaks (plows) ten, thirty or forty acres of the virgin prairie, and pute in a sod crop of grain and garden truck. This crop is not a paying one as a ruie. It is, however, sufficient to feed the family foi six months or a year. The following season the broken ground is in condition for a good crop, and barring the usual misfortunes of a farmer's experience, he reaps a good harvest He begins the third year with the idea ol making somethingputting himself on hie feet After five years' residence and culti vation the settler, with two witnesses, can appear at the land office and prove the facts. He pays $ 4 more fees, and in due time gets a patent for his land. Conclusively the land system of the United States is a powerful in fluence in the institutional life of the West ern states and territories. It must found happy homes, make good citizens and spread a partial liking for the general government MOEE LAND WANTED. Only eighty-three years ago the Louisiana purchase, nearly eiffhc hundred million acres, was added, to the public domain. It, as well as the older Northwest territory, is practi cally taked up. At most there is only a fraction of it left If a very few millions ol people, before the age of steam invention, can increase and subdue so much territory at such a rate, what will 60,000,000 of peo ple, starting with steam and electricity and 250,000 inventions at their command, dc the coming century. Prof. John Fiske places our population at the end of the twentieth century between six and seven hundred million. Clearly Nordhoff is right What we want for the future is HOC more people bat more land. He doesn't tell hit son, however, where we are to find it says it is not in populated countries, ir Cuba, San Domingo or Mexico, and leavei the lad in the dark. He might have told him it was north of the forty-ninth paralle and west of Lake Winnipeg ana Hudson'! bay. I add this note from the veteran consu in the service of the United States at Winni peg: "The Canadian province of Manitoba and the districts of As*inaboine, Saskatche wan, Alberta and Athabasca, extending in general northwestern direction from th Bed River valley to the Peace river in lati tude 60 deg.. constitutes in the language o: your note geographically and practically 3 country like Northern Dakota and Northeri Montana and equally capable of Bupportins a like class of people' My best, generaliza tion and illustration of this statement wil be to group TWO GBAND DIVISIONS OP TEEEITOEY separated by the international boundary line and resting eastward on the great in land lakes of the St Lawrence, and west ward on the Rocky mountains. I refer tt the American states of Michigan, Wisconsin Minnesota, Dakota and Montana, and th Canadian provinces, present and prospect ive, of Manitoba, Asnuboin-, Saskatche wan. Alberta and Athabasca Thisimmensi region northwest of Detroit and Chicago capable of the highest possible developmen of modern civilization, is divided alnios equally between the United States and Can uda. I annex a comparative statement area in square miles: Michigan 56,451 Wisconsin 53,924 Minnesota. 83,531 Dakota 150,932 Montana 145,776 4 -A1 |160 3 2 8 9 10 18 11 17 12 16 13 21 22. 23 21 28 27 31 26 32 25 33 *34 35 36 S. W. S. E. Each square or section contains 640 acres as a rule, and that area is subdivided 4nto four of 160 each. At each corner of the section is a mound and post with the num ber of township, range and section marked' on it. Half way betweeq these corners is a smaller mound and post marking the quar ter section. (See section 1). Sections 6 am? 3 6 in every township are reserved for the school fund of each state. In Dakota Manitoba. 125,39 Assinaboine.... 5,00 Saskatchewan .114,001 Alberta 100,00( Athabasca. 122.00 Total 490,614 Total 556,391 Here then is 1,047.004 square miles of th north temperate zone of North America eminently suitable for the production o: cereals and domestic animals, the equa heritage of two powerful, Englishs-peaking communities, exceeding reat Britain France, Germany, Norway, Sweden and Hoi land in extent, and no less capable of civil ized occupation. J. A B. Frank W. Maxon, a wealthy stocl breeder of Walworth, Wis., was gored death by a bull which he was leading water. He was literally torn to pieces Deceased was sixty years old, and leavei a wife. The most successful state fair that wai ever held in Wisconsin. The attendant was large. Between $19,000 and $20,00( had been taken in on the grounds. Then were nearly 30,000 people on the ground Johann Most denounced the whole list of those who had anything to do with th conviction of the Chicaco anarchists in i violent speech before a meeting of social ists at New York. The substance of Most't harangue was-, "At the hay market affaii innocent workingmen were fired upon be cause somebody who is still unknown had fired a bomb, The blood of the working men shot down' by the hireling police cried to heaven. A mockery of a trail had con demned seveb of the most respected mem bers of the cause. The jurymen were slave* of capital, the evidence perjured and thi lives of the martyB sworn away." The Metropolitan Museum of Art ai New York sustained a serious losg by a bold robbery. In broad daylight a thief pried oben one of the cases* that contains the highly prized collections dug up at Kurium, Cyprus, by Gen. Di Cesnols and carried away a pair of solid gold bracelets, the most valuable articles in the case. Their intrinsic worth estimated at $1,000. They are believed to be 2,700 years old. The Minnesota state fair closes with very realistic sham battle between oppos ing forces of the G. A. R. pouts of the state PURE CREA J5* PERFECT 9&1 Its superior excellence proven in millions lomes for more than a quarter of a century. It used by the United States Government. En lorsed by the heads of the Great Universities as ha Strongest, Purest, and most Healthful. Dr. Price's the only Baking Powder that does not iontain Ammonia, Lime or Alum.. Sold only in 3ans. PRICE BAKING POWDER CO. /Eff YORK, CHICAGO. ST. LOUIS. SEW 600DSI LOWEST PE1CESI Eenry J. Ludefs, Dealer fo.- DEY GOODS, SROCERIfiS, NOTIONS ETC Kieiling'i Block, raw ULM, ]umL R. Pfefferle, Dealer in CANNED, DRIED & GREEN FRUITS, FIOTJLT and Feed* STONE,WOODEN AND WILLOW WARE. NEW ULM, MINff. Manufacturer of and Dealer in CIGARS, TOBACCOS, PIPES. Cor. Minnesota and Centre streets. NEW ULM, MINN. Jno. Neuman, Dealer in DRY GOODS^i i Hats, Caps, Notions, Groceries, Provisions, Crockery and Glassware, Green, Dried and Canned Fruits, etc, etc, I will always lake farm produce in exchang* for goods, and pay the highest market price for ali kinds of paper rags. In connection with my store Ihrne a first-clam saloon famished with a splendid bfUiard table and my customers will always find good liqnors and cigars, and every forenoon a splendid lunch. All goods purchased of me will be delivered ti any part of the city free of cost. Minnesota Street, New PIm. Mint Meat Market, M. EPPLE, Prop'r. MINNESOTA ST. NEW ULM,MINN. 'T'HE undersigned desires to Inform the people ot I New Ulm and vicinity that he ha re-establish ea bis meat market and Is now preapared to wl on ais eld customers and friends with only th I best fresh and cured meats, sausages, lard and ev erything usually kept in a first-class market Th highest market price will be paid for FAT CAT- TLE, HIDES, WOOt., ETC. M. EPPLE. Meat Market. JOS. SCHNOBBICH, Prop'r., New Ulm, Minn. A large supply of fresh meats, sail, lage, hams, lard, etc., constantly on land. All orders from the country promptly attended to. CASH PAID FOR Hlpfe THEHEWEMi CITY PLANING MILL ItANDIVACTUBES DOORS, WINDOW SASH, ^VENETIAN BLINDS,:-.7 MOULDINGS AND FRAMES. Planing, turning and all work with rib-saw promptly K:fand neatly executed, W} All |Plfi?* workJ3 guaranteedggBates able. reason C. ZELLER, Prop'r. C.H.CHADBOURN, O.H.BOSfl, Presidents Caahlo* Oor. Minn, and Centre Strs. NEW DLM, MINN* Collectionsan all badness pertaining.to bankiafc promptly attended to Individua Responsibly,. $500,000. Eagle MU 1 Co. Manufacturers of ROLLER FLOUR BY THE Gradual Reduction Roller System, NEW ULM, MINN: Obtained, and all PATENT BUSINESS at tended to for UOVERA TE FEES. Our office opposite the U. S. Patent Office, and we can ob tain Patents in less time than those remote fromi WASHINGTON. Send MODEL. DRAWING ore PHOTO of invention. We advise as to patent ability free of charge and we mnke NO CiLLkQE' UNLESS PATENT IS SECURED. For circular, advice, terms and references to actual clients in your own State. County, City o* Opposite Patent Office, Washington, It. E. H. Beussmaam, Dealer in $teel ki\d Itoi\ "VWe in general also a special large stock of Carpenters' Tools and Agricultural Implements. A complete stock of the* newest and best constructed Guns an* Revolvers of the most approved pat terns also ammunition and eportmen'* goods of all descriptions. In connection therewith is a complete Harness Shop, under the management of Hermann Beussmann, who will take pleasure in. waiting upon all customers in want ot anything in the harness saddlery line, ttlnn. & 1st N. Strs. New Ulm, Minn. IRONiTRUfYONLETH TONIC Will purify the I the LIVER and Dyspepsia,YVant RESTORE theEXTH. r^ a oC OR of TOTJ,1Indigeetton.Lack of Appetite, _ ,.,.,_ _ Strength and Tired Feeling ab solutely eared: Bones, mus cles ana nerres receive nv force. Enlivens the mind K end supplies Brain Power j-akBeaneW"Suffering from complaint*paoop I fllllCS lUrtotWsexwilffindinDB. "*#&<- HAKTEH'S IRON TONIO wife, speedy cure. Given a clear, healthy complexion. AH attempts at counterfeiting only odds to itajpopii* \arity. Do not experimentget ORIGINAL Mr, -3,r' HARTER'8 LIVER FILLAlTOBMcrtfS SCare Constipation.Uver Complaint and SlekM-i Headache. Sample Dose and Dream BookfH .K'mailed on-reoetpt of two cent* tn postage. W ^HE PR. HAHTER MEDICINE GO.. 3T. LOUIS, HO.. H. Rudolphi, MANUFACTURER OF & DEALER II? Boris and Shoes! Minn. & 3d N. strs., ^New Ulm, Minn.. A large assortment of men's and* boys' boots and shoes, and ladies* and children's shoes constantly kept on hand. Custom work and repaiilng promptly attended to. THE CHICAGO and NORTHWESTERN RAILWAY Penetrates the Centres of Population in HJTITNOIS, IOWA, WISCONSINV MICHIGAir, MINNESOTA* DAKOTA, NEBRASKA and WYOMING^ Its TRAIN SERVICE iscarefaifr arranged to meet requirements oft local travel, as well as to fiwafsb the moist attractive Routes Jar through travel between important. THADE CENTRES. Its EQUIPMENT of Day ami Parlor Cars, Dining and Palace Sleeping Cars is without rival. Its ROAD-BED is perfection, A stone-ballasted Steel The NORTHWESTERN is tBer favorite route for the CommerclsUi Traveler, the Tourist and the Seek ers after New Homes in the Golden, Northwest, Detailed information chcerfalfr, furnished by I gC.W.H.HEIDEMAS,Agqpt, KewUlm,Mia MARYH HU6HIT. H. G. YMKR,, Vice-Pres't and Gen. Mangr. Traffic Menaceis. MiZ^Ji ^:%~sj.^ & General Passenger *giv -.y &< JrlMssfr.