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The Cheyenne Daily Leader from Cheyenne, Wyoming • 2

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Daily Leader. WEDNESDAY. NOV. 18. CARKOLL Kditor.

sympathetic view of it. Tbe handsome tribute paid by the Denver Sun of yesterday to the memory of George L. Beard was very much appreciated by that young friends here and for the benefit of those who have failed to see it we produce it: Tbe suspension of the Cheyenne National bank has had a painfully and an awfully tragic sequel. It is the suicide of the young and popular cashier, George L. Beard.

This man, from all accounts, a few short weeks ago had before him the fairest and the brightest prospects. He held a high and responsible position in a banking institution of reputed wealth and recognised soundness. He had a fair private fortune. He had the ability, the culture, the attainments and the personal graces aod accomplishments to command alike public confidence and popularity. Life seemed to stretch out before him as a fair prospect It seemed to be for him prosperity, wealth, tbe realization of ambition, happiness.

But today lie is dead, slain literally by bis own hand, but really by the dark hand of hopelessness and despair. A few days ago Mr. Beard's bank was forced to suspend on account of the ure of another bank with which it had large business connections. It was, however, supposed to be solvent, and is still so regarded. He at once placed his private fortune, $40,000, among the assets of the institution.

There have been no developments to create a suspicion of his integrity and honor. But of course there have been the usual outcry of the depositors. Those things, as it now appears, wrought deeply upon the sensitive nature of the young cashier. He was only 30 years old, he had had no experience with misfortune and with the slights and tbe abuse and condemnation that too often go with it. He could not endure the reflection that others had suffered or would suffer loss through trusting him.

And be sought refuge in death. Os course he will be blamed. It will be said that he should have stood up against his misfortune, that he should have fought the thing through, that he should have accepted the result. This sounds well. It is easy to prescrllie the heroic course for others.

It is easy to be heroic against possible contin gencies But how many do squarely face dire hard, cruel fate? How many of those who do not seek relief in holdback from unworthy refuge? For a ymr man, a youth indeed of 30, without the gathered strength and ex pcrience of years, there should be much of charity. The flitting thoughts over his open grate are of what he was at his best and what under happier auspices he might have been. It begins to look very much as though Col. Kingi would occupy winter quarters in Wyoming. Tub commissioners have disallowed the bill of Court Clerk Atkinson for salary and are now about to sue him for the probitc fees amounting to about S2OO which ho retained on an order of Judge Scott and which arc retained by every court clerk iu the state on the order of Judge Blake and Judge Knight.

Atkinson will now be forced to sue for his salary. If the case is decided in his favor in the district court the commis sioners will probably engage another batch of lawyers (at tbe expense of the county) and tight the matter through the supreme court. It looks very much as though the commissioners had grown pig headed and their intention is not so much to sec justice done as it is to keep Atkinson out of his salary for the longest possible time. The people naturally turned to The Leader yesterday lor a full, comprehensive and accurate account of the death ofGeorgeL. Beard and none of them went away disappointed.

A London Labor Paper. A short time after the discontinuance of L.tbor World, a now paper was launched in London called The Cry, published by a stock comany and edited by ex-Commissioner Frank Smith. The first issue of the paper was dated May 2of this year. It immediately took possession of the field left vacant by The Labor World, and met with phenomenal success. It has now consolidated with The Leader, and is known as The Leader and Advocate.

Frank Smith, who edits it, will be remembered as the ex-commissioner of the Salvation Army. Mr. Smith did not agree with the methods of General Booth, and resigned his position iu the colonial office. Dollars and Sentiment. Any combination of labor to prove as successful as the combinations of capital must act repressively upon the independent action of the workman.

Dollars and cents are set down upon the debit or credit side of the ledger with as little feeling as knights and bishops change places on a chessboard. Os itself, money has no sentiment; too often it is the case that no sentiment goes with it when it is paid out. The intelligent workman, on the other hand, has a great deal of sentiment, and the display of wealth, when it is used simply for display, is B. Choate. The Central Labor nnion of New York adjourned in honor of the memory of Charles Stewart Parnell.

Tbe resolutions this loss to a people torn asunder by sectional strife and religious animosities fostered and planned by a perfidious government." Cail at The Leader office and examine tbe specimens of wedding invitations, visiting cards, dance programs and floe stationery. A PECULIAR WRECK. Additional Details of Wreck at Carbon. Special Correspondence. Carbon, Wyo Nov.

luckiest wreck that has ever occurred here took place today at 11 o'clock a. m. As No. 8, the East bound passenger train, consisting of mail, baggage, two passenger coaches, four sleepers and a Pullman car, entered the west side of the city, running at the rate of twenty miles an hour, was crossing the switch used to put rmpty coal cars in for mining purposes, the first wheel on the north side of the tender was seen to fly out fifteen feet north of the track. The engine.

No. 1804, broke from lhe train running fully 175 feet, all the wheels off the track except the two pony wheels iff front. Tbo tender lay on tbe south side of the track with the first two wheels and axle gone. The west end of tbe United States mail and east end of the baggage cars were thirty-six feet south of the track mines all the trucks. The other ends of the cars were near the track the mail car being overturned.

The track was torn up for a distance of 150 feet and considerable damage was done to the ends of the mail and baggage oars. When the axle broke on the tender it is supposed to have turned the switch causing two of the passenger cars and one sleeper to run in tne side track. No one was hurt further than a good shaking up. The passengers congratulated themselves upon their escape from iniurv. One old lady said: dangerous to travel by rail out here with six inches of snow below Tbe expressman was chased about the car by flying trunks and mail pouches and had a narrow escape.

8o badly was the track torn up that a new track was laid around tbe wreck. lie Longed in Vain for Freedom. Twenty-three years ago Philip Steinmetz entered the doors of the Ohio penitentiary a life convict. The other day they carried him to the cemetery, for death had claimed him and the worn and weary prisoner was at rest. Steinmetz thought himself a lucky fellow when Governor Hayes commuted his sentence from hanging to life imprison ment, but as the days and years rolled by he longed for freedom as earnestly as he had longed for existence when he stood almost under the shadow of the gallows.

He was a model convict, and despite the brutality of his forced bls way into a Imm -riu- ledo and killed officials time and again called notice to his good conduct and favored his pardon. The old man was seventyfour when he died pleaded pathetically. He asked release on parole, commutation of sentenceany sort of mercy which would give STEINMETZ. him at least the hope ot again breathing the air of liberty. But all in vain; and he died and was buried In the stripes of disgrace, after a confinement In the penitentiary longer than that of any prisoner on tbe record.

Ad That Pay. The advertisement such popularity in Europe as in the United States, and when one lowers the dignity of hla position by inserting a matrimonial proposal or anything of that sort he is liable to create trouble for himself. A clergyman at Buda-Pesth has got into grave difficulty with his superiors because he published the following: Greek Ortho dox Servian priest, handsome, alone in the world, without children, and twenty-eight years of age, with 2,000 florins income, living amid beautiful romantic scenery, not far from Temesvar, is anxious to wed a pretty young lady or a widow under thirty, independent, with a little property of her own and no children. Offers to be sent addressed A. to the newspaper He will have to answer to a clerical court.

The Jury Wanted Cash Down. Six thrifty jurymen at Willimantic, refused to render a verdict in a civil suit the other day until they had been paid their fees, alleging that if the case was appealed they wouldn't get their money for four or five years. The cash was promptly forthcoming. Mary Matchett is the appropriate uame of a Buchanan (Mich.) woman who is uow thirty-six years old, who is a grandmother and who has been married five times. Kirkland Has commenced his holiday work and is already rushed with orders.

He therefore advises parties wishing sittings to make their appointments at once. Life size photos for sls until Dec. 1 only. Hoys. Your fJhnncef Not only to get work done, but also to get your darning, patching and buttons sewed on without extra charge.

STBAM liAUNDRY. Opera House D. C. RHODES, Manager. Three Nights with Wednesday JI or.

23rd, 1801. The Wilber Co. Supporting the Versatile Actor, and the Charming Actress, In a repertoire of pronounced Comedy and Dramatic success, with a change of play nightly. Opening bill, the picturesque Southern Comedy-Drama, The Planter's Wife. TUESDAY NIGHT.

of MATINEE WEDNESDAY. Two Orphauti. WEDNESDAY NIGHT. Mrs. A.

R. Wilber's dramatization of Dumas' Famous Novel, The Clemenceau Case. Admission 25c and 50c. now on sale A Novel Notion. Archibald Ulavcring Gunter, the author and dramatist of Mr.

Potter of Trxai, which will receive its first stage production here at the opera Thursday night. Nov. 19, conceived rather a novel idea while adapting his popular story. The book opens in Alexandria, where the famous siege of that Egyptian city is in progress. The characters in the first chapters of the book are many of them foreign in manners, customs and nationality to those of the story after the introduction of Mr.

Potter of Texas upon the scene of action. To place the entire narrative upon the stage it would necessitate tbe introduction of two separate classes of actors and fully five hours would be required to present even the startling scenes predicted by this clever word painter. Mr. Gunter, seeing this, had almost adopted the novel idea of organizing two compan: and devoting two evenings to each representation of tbe entire play. But after deliberating with Manager Frank W.

Sanger, to whom be intrusted the production of Mr. Potter. and who had to successfully exploited hie Mr. Hama of Hew York on the road, tbe scheme was abandoned, and the story taken up where the rough and uncouth, though big hearted Texas ranger, appears upon the scene on a visit to bis beautiful daughter in England. Joseph Wheelock, Jeffreys Frank Aiken and other noted professionals will be seen in the forthcoming production of Mr.

Potter of Texae in this city. To Shippers. Two carloads of horses for sale, thirteen broken geldings, tbe rest mares. All halterbroke. Apply to Currie's barn, Fort Collins, Colo.

Annual Meeting. Cheyenne, Nov. 12, 1891. The annual meeting of the era of the Warbonnet Live Stock company, will be held at the office in Cheyenne on Monday, Nov. 30 at 12 p.

m. First to choose five trustees for the ensuing year. Second, to do any other business that may properly come before the meeting. By order of the trustees. Paul O.

Brewster. Treasurer. ISOS. Magazine. Illnaitratecl, Tne Magazine will celebrate the fourth centenary of the discovery of Aqierica by Ita rediscovery, through articles giving a more thorough exposition than has hitherto been made ot the Recent Unprecedented Development of Our Country, and especially in the Great West.

Particular attention will also be given to Dramatic Episodes of American History. The Field of the Next European War will be described In a series of papers on the Danube the Black Forest to the Black Sea, by Poultney Bigelow and D. Millet, illustrated by Mr. Millet end Alfred Parsons. Articles will also be given on the German.

Austrian and Italian armies, Illustrated by T. deThulstrup Mr. W. D. Howells will contribute a new novel, World of Chance." characteristically American.

Especial prominence will be given to Short Stories, which will be contributed by T. B. Aldrich, R. H. Davis, A.

Conan Dov le, Deland, Miss Woolson and other popular writers. AniO'g the literary features will be Personal Reminiscences of Nathaniel Hawthorne, by ills college classmate and lifelong friend, Horatio Bridge, and a Personal Memoir of the Brownings, by Anne Thackeray Ritchie. PERIODICALS. HARPER'S MAGAZINE, Per 00 HARPER'S WEEKLY, .4 00 BAZAR, 4 00 YOUNG PEOPLE, 400 Postage Free to all subscribers iu the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Volumes of the Magazine begin with the numbers for June and December of each year.

When no time Is specified, subscriptions will begin with the number current at the time of receipt of order. Bound volumes of Magazines for three years back, In neat cloth binding, will be sent by mall, postpaid, on receipt or 53.00 per volume. Cloth cases, for binding, 60 cents mall, postpaid. Remittances should be made by Poetofllce Money Order or Draft, to avoid chance of loss. Newspapers are not to copy this advertisement without the express order of Harper A Bro i brs.

Address; HARPER A BROTHERS, New York. Mrs. Cucumber aud Elder Flower Cream creates natural cnarms of complexion. It makes the skin soft, smooth and velvety, and prevents the lormation of wrinkles, blackheads, etc. Ladies who use it preserve a youthful appearance when they are no longer young.

Delightful for cleansing the face from cosmetics or other impurities. Harmless as dew, and as nourishing and refreshing to the skin as dew is to the flower. Price, SI.OO. All druggists sell it. Sk HEGULAR CONVOCATION Cheyenne Lodge No.

2, K. of at Castle Hall on W. 17tb street. every Thursday at 7:90 olock Sojourning Knights In good standing always Welcome. A.

M. CLARK, C. C. RALPH 8 ADAMSKY.K.Of R. and 8.

E. LAWLER, PLUMBER and General Contractor. Waler and Sewer Service, Gratae Traps and repairing a specialty. All material and work guaranteed. A complete stock of new (goods always on hand.

Estimates furnished on application. Orders left at F. hardware store will receive prom pt attention. A Bad Cold If not speedily relieved, may lead to serious issues. Where there is difficulty of breathing, expectoration, or soreness of the throat and bronchial tubes, with a constantly irritating cough, the very best remedy is Pectoral.

It removes the phlegm, soothes irritation, stops coughing, and induces repose. As an emergency medicine, Ayer's Cherry Pectoral should be in every household. is nothing better for coughs than Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. I use no other 8. Butler, 169 Pond R.

I. I suffered severely from bronchitis; but was CURED BY Cherry PectoraL It saved my B. Hunter, Goose River, N. 8. "About a year ago I took the worst cold that ever a man had, followed by a terrible cough.

The best medical aid was of no avail. At last I began to spit blood, when It was supposed to be all over with me. Every remedy failed, till a neighbor recomanended Cherry Pectoral. I took tialf a teaspoonful of this medicine, three times a day, regularly, and very soon "began to Improve. My cough left me, my sleep was undisturbed, my appetite returned, my emaciated limbs gained flesh and strength and, to-day, thanks to the Pectoral, lam a well A.

Bean, 28 Winter Lawrence, Mass. Cherry Pectoral 'frKKPAKBD BT Dr. J. C. AYER Lowell, Miss.

Bold by all Druggists. Price six bottles, ga. NOTICE. Anyone wishing to rent the Racket Store building can have possession any time after Jan. 1 by arranging with the owner, Mr.

J. W. Griffin, tor time after May 1, 1892, and with myself for time prior to that date. I will move the stock to suit. Fixtures for Sale, or will Sell the Business, Stock and Fixtures any time from now until May 1.

a Dwelling House and Lot for sale. The above will appear only a few times, but it goes, just the same. r. jn. JV.

line of (ioodH will be opened this tveek. a. RICHARDS, IVotary Futolic, 1720 Ferguson Street. Fire Insurance. Money to Loan.

Empire House 516-517 Wyoming Block. Reopened and Refurnished! Clean, quiet moms at fair rates. Board by the week, day or meal. Home cooking. No style.

Much food Best table In the city for the price asked. If you believe it come and see. Board by the Week, $4.50. Board by the Meal, 25c. Board and Room from $5.50 to $7.

Prop. CHARLES OHENSTEIN, 1714 Ferguson Street. Cleaning, altering sod repairing a ialty. Established in 1878, Midnight Lunch! ARCADE CLUB ROOMS Cor. Seventeenth and Eddy Sts, THOS.HEANELPROP.

Bourbon, Maryland Club Bye, Fine R. HAUSER. J. VOLK. HAUSER A VOLK.

Depot House, 14510 Capitol -A-ve. Boarding and Lodging. Regular and Short Qijnu Trioslsr J. L. MURRAY HOP.

DO A GENERAL. TRANSFER BUSINESS. Telephone 04. In TUN or JL JI DO AD Sixteenth and Eddy orF NgwXgrM The lead. Brisk walking is in order about this time of the year and it is ail the more in order if von happen to be wearing a pair of our $4 Welt Shoes.

They are easy to wear and hard to wear out. With them, walking is a luxury; without them, walk ing is a task. They are as easy as a glove and their durability is something phenomenal. You will not only get your worth out of them, but you will do a little better. No shoe ever came closer to perfection, and no shoe ever so completely united style and durability.

An equally good investment in footwear is our $2 50, $3.00 and $5.00 shoes for ladies and gents and tne BEST SCHOOL SHOES on earth for boys and girls. Companion given away with every pair.l Headquarters for Rubber Goods, Leather and Findings. 316 W. 16th Cheyenne. ft a Min Vl or 91 gant Candies.

Made fresh daily. Postage or express charges extra. Mail orders solicited. Headquarters tor everything in the candy line. JE.

J. Towslee Cheyenne, Wyo. UJ I i-j gc The World-Famed Taxidermist la atlll at 5i7 Sixteenth street, and begs to say his work la second to none. MY ELECTRICAL PROCESS the greatest achievement in mounting animals, birds and reptiles, la Immense. Send or bring your trophies to above address, Cheyenne, Wyo.

STALLARC, Merchant Tailors 1512 Ferguion Street. Fanta, 88 and upward. and 828 and upward. Bepairing Done. SCHOOL BOOKS, mn SEWS DEPOT OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE GET YOUR GROCERIES FROM DINNEEN BROTHERS You can Save Monejr and got the Best Goods.

rzia Eddy st, H. B. BROWN PLUMBING, Steam i Gas Fitting. We carry a large line of new goods, and are prepared to do all kinds of work. 209 Weit Seventeenth Street.

SnROTAGON OF. DI EPFENBACH'S forsnuiAL, nirvous I hbl RIINART TROUBLES TOOH6. I MIRRLE-AOfB OLD RIER. NO ttvaty worat In 24 boon parman.mUy In loo4ava. trial by kuuo tuall for 91.

Clrenlar free. THE PERU DRUC CO-, BoHsgCs.ftwtbsCe. IRQWIS JStX.REX PILR on Earth. REMEDY Is a remedy on r.n entirely new principle which Is winning Its Wnr vu the Road of feuccees as many people testify. Its not a ointment suppository from which jon can get only temporary relict, but no cure.

If your Druggist does not have it not let him pernuade you to taka something el te Just as good. Insist on having Rex Pile Remedy. Bold by all Draggtsts and by Rlethmann a Co. Denver, Cplo. CULIST AND AURIST DR.

WALKER, JACOBSON BUILDING. ISTH A ARAFAMOK STS. DENVER, COLO. Shorthand College Referring, by perautuion. to Btahop H.

W. WABBKM, Dr. DAVID H. MOORI Mcopsoa mMm vsiw a oewwrk GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER Stone, Stone Stdewalka, ItH. all ta of stone cutting 48 1 i Preaaed Briok and Terra Cotta Work.

Stainod, Ornamental and Bevo Ls A Plate Olaas, Iron Foneea, Etc. tn tael all Itlntl. or material oonnecmd with tbe buildlug trade. gleobeschereeFs RESTAURANT Regular Meals. 23c.

The Bar in connection is supplied with choice brands ot Cigars, Liquor, and Wines. The fined Lunch in the city all day at the Bar. Wee. 214-218 Fifteenth Street. Chevebbe, WyomloK THE COLD SNAP la an indication of the approach ot winter.

Now Set Up Stoves. We have them in great extent and variety. Wyoming Hardware J. 2EC. EY, Wholesale and Retail Newspapers and Notions.

210 West Sixteenth Cheyenne, Wyoming K. M. JOHMHTOH, a. C. NIYDBK.

E. S. JOHNSTON CO. Wholesale and Retail Dealers In Groceries, Grain, Hay and Kanch Produce, and everything found in a First Class Store. rompt attention given to out of town Orders M.

a. IDELMAN WTHOUKBALE DEAXJCRB IN AND IMPORTERS OF HAVANA CIGARS. Agent for Carl Cigars. New York; John Cigars, New York; and El Princpe de Gale Cigars. ALSO AQFWTS FOR THE RENOWMEC 6EMIJINE IMPORTED LITTHAUR RITTFPS CHARLES F.

MILLER, President. W. A ROBINS, Secretary 1. C. WHIPPLE.

Vice President. Mercantile Wholesale and Retail Goods Delivered to Depot or any Part of Ferguson Street Cheyenne, Wyo. PIOMEEB WHOLESALE ABD BETAIL LIQUOR HOUSE GEORGE G-. ivr.A.FSTETSr of AGEHT FOB MILWAUKEE BEEB. FIHE BOTTLED GOODS FOB FAMILY ALWAYS ON HAND Domestic and Imported Cigars.

BREWING I proprietors BARRELS PER ANNUM am Brewed exclusively of Bohemian Hope and Selected Colorado Barley. pilseper Bottled Beer a Specialty J. ZANQ, Gwnwral er Tgj ZEHNER, BUECHNER I CO. Watchmakers and Jewelers Fine Diamond Goods, Watches and Jewelry. Corner Slxt.eat* F.rfMM, Cb.yea.e, bv Mall reeclve prompt A.

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