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attempt to put upon paper even though aided by a camera a tenth of its beauties Who is there who would expect to see in Leadville a town of not more than 20000 people a building that eclipses in size grandeur and brilliancy any of those of a like nature whkh have in the past attracted worldwide notoriety and whose builders have achieved everlasting fame How many are there in Utah who appreciate the fact that almost at our doors is a monument of western enterprise and pluck to see which would justify a journey of ten thousand miles Yet such is the case with the ice palace now open to the world at Lead ville Colo That it will prove to be the most brilliant affair of a like kind ever held in the west or in the east for that mater there can not be the slightest doubt in the minds of any one who has had the great privilege to gaze upon its beauties to see with what v icror i and vim the projectors are work ins to know what amount of money ha bemi subscribed to put Leadville and the palace before the eyes of the world ITS BIRTH To a Utah boy must be credited the idea of the palace It was Ed W Senior now a resident of the city above the clouds who conceived it and it was soon brought into an actuality It took money to build it but he money was soon forthcoming and ITIP it i is J very doubtful if a tenth of it will ever bf returned to the tills of the mpn who love Leadville first and money second there will be no weeping and wailing over the fact inca < p thrre is a deficienc in the account when thf warm breath of spring hall haf reduced to its original that it sends And though among men we acknowledge no master We have wideopen hands to extend to our friends Having said this much I turn over to Ray Raymond the task of telling The Herald readers what he saw at the palace and how he got there DR FELL IN IBADVIMiE What There Is to Be Seen and How One Gets There Tlie Scenes on Press Day Its day all day and there is no night in Leadville Old King Carnival has sw oped down upon and caught to his wintrytinseled embrace that city above the clouds and in the ecstasy of mad delight the whirligig of time gets fairly dizzy going round The great ice palace so speedily reared by those people reared in an inverse ratio to a stack of 40000 cold simoleons that petered out just as the last glittering block swung into place on the topmost pinnacle is the primal cause of it allno wonder Montreal and St Paul have had their ice palaces and in themselves excited the wonder and admiration of the very many thousands of people who visited them Right here it must be said that both the palaces known to these cities I in the past could well be put within the area given to the one at Leadville and there would then be room enough left on which to build a cozy and glittering ice palace all by itself From this it will be readily gleaned that Leadville people trundle their dimension ideas around on broadguage tracksthey do it all the time whether at home or abroad thats Leadville PRESS DAY IN LEADVILLE Last Wednesday was press day in Leadville and the Colorado roads did a very nice thing by the pencil pushers The general passenger agents of the Gulf Midland and Grande got together and said Way up yonder is Lead I yule and the great crystal ice palace I up a in to no to

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  1. The Salt Lake Herald,
  2. 20 Jan 1896, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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