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00.8 0189 Cheyenne Daily Leader. PIONEER PAPER OF WYOMING. 1867. ED TOWSE, CITY EDITOR H. A.

CLARKE, CIRCULATOR SASURDAY, DEC. 21. 1889. TIME TABLE. UNION PACIFIC MAIN LINE.

BOUND Arrive Depart No, No. 3 1.......... (fast .........8:85 .....2:00 a 2:80 8:45 pm MAIN LINE. BOUND Arrive Depart No, No. 4 (fast ...9:50 a a In 10:30 2:25 a a DENVER PACIFIC BRANCH -DAILY.

Ar. Chey. No. 301. 1:50 in Special 7:80 a Lv.

Chey. No. 802....... 10:20 2:45 a CHEYENNE NORTHERN. Leave 11 a.

m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Arrive 2:00 p. m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

CHEYENNE BURLINGTON. Leave Arrive 8:00 p. m. 1:40 p. m.

TOWN TALK. Gossipy Little Paragraphs Picked Up Throughout the City. W. T. Eubank 18 in from his ranch near Wendover.

Sam. manager of the Pearl -of Pekin, is at the Inter Ocean. November pay checks were issued to Union Pacific employes here yesterday. Better bargains in diamonds are being offered by G. W.

Brown than ever before. A bed tor the big engine to furnish power for the new machine shop is being made. Just what you want for a Xmas present can be found at G. W. Brown's, the Jeweler.

G. W. Brown, the Seventeenth street jeweler, has the prettiest display window in the city. The fifteen men assigned to the work were busy placing machinery in the new shops yesterday. Contractor Sharp was here looking at his work yesterday.

He is well satisfied with its condition. The time freight east bound yesterday was a train of silk, another of tea and a third of dried fruit. City young men are organizing a foot ball club and a game with the University team will be solicited after awhile. Secure your tickets for the Maennerchor ball and Christmas tree at Keefe's hall, Dec. 25.

Admission 50 cents. The Acme coal, sold by Riner John son, is the best steam or furnace coal in the market. Try it and you will use no other. Commissioner Miller says that 500,000 eggs have been taken out at the hatchery so far this winter and that they are still getting 20,000 a day. There was completed in Engineer Huntley's office yesterday 8 general ground plan of the viaduct, showing spproach and masonry.

Circulars announcing changes in Union Pacific official corps as heretofore noted in THE LEADER were received at local headquarters yesterday. Three cars of steel rails to be used in building tracks for the new coal chutes, were received here yesterday. This lot is 8 part of a hundred ton order. Did you say you wanted diamonds? If you did, we have a large assortment that must surely tempt you. Diamonds, loose and mounted.

G. W. BROWN. Have you purchased a pack of those lovely hand written visiting cards at 1722 Ferguson street? Nothing would please your friends as much for an Xmas gift. The Palace barber shop, opposite the postoffice, runs five first class artiste.

For a good quick Saturday shave or the best bath in the city give them a call. Stylish hair cutting a specialty and DO long waits. Your Christmas present will not be complete without a box of Towslee's fine candies. In buying valuable articles in the line of jewelry and watches be careful to select practical, reliable jewelers. Zehner, Buechner guarantee of an article is as good as gold.

Boys, Buy your girl a trunk for Christmas. Hellman has a dandy line: Practical Christmas presents at Hell man's. B.B. David, Wholesale Retail Druggist. PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COWPOUNDED FULL LINE OF PERFUMERY.

TOILET ARTICLES. SOAPS. IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CIGARS, Etc, COR. SIXTEENTH EDDY STS. TOUGH CUSTOMER.

A Sheepherder Attempts Murder and Resists Arrest. A sheepherder, made crazy with liquor, raised a row in a saloon last night a and fought a policeman and half 8 dozen volunteer officers from lower Ferguson street to the city jail, making desperate resistance every step of the way. Frank Stewart is the desperate fellow's name and he has been employed as a flock tender on Lone Tree. He came into the saloon, declared himself owner of the village and the best man physically and ordered up drinks for the crowd, at the same time displaying a murderous knife and threatening a wholesale slaughter it crossed. A railway man present refused to drink and Stewart slashed at him with the knife, making a fierce onslaught on the peculiar man who allowed a drink to pass.

A united move was made upon the murderous maniac and he was given to Officer Ahrens, who was patrolling that quarter of the town after the fire. Stewart made a terrific struggle for liberty, but was finally carried to the city ball, where it was necessary to do a little judicious clubbing before he could be placed in the bull pen. The knife was lost on the trip to the -up. Hon. L.

C. Bliss Dead. Lander papers received yesterday contain notice of the death and burial of Hon. L. C.

Bliss, who was a member of the Tenth legislative council. Mr. Bliss was 59 years old and spent more than half his life in the west. He had been a sailor and miner, and went through the war with a California regiment. Mr.

Bliss settled in in Wyoming in 1866, and has lived on a farm in Fremont county for the last ten years. He was a man of fine honor and great integrity and was the friend of all who knew him. The funeral WAS conducted by the Lander Masonic lodge. After the Overland. The eastern connections of the Union Pacific are up in arms because that road made 80 exclusive traffic.

arrangement with the Northwestern. The Milwaukee Santa Fe have now perfected traffio arrangements aud the Santa Fe will now get all the Milwaukee's Colorado and transcontinental business instead of the Union Pacific. By the new arrangement all of the Milwaukee business for the west will go by way of Kansas City instead of Omaha. It is understood that things will be made decidedly warm for the Union Pacific Northwestern in short time. Observer Purssell's Brother.

The telegraph reports that 2nd Lieut. Benjamin M. Purssell, signal corps, will report to Brig. Gen. Thomas H.

Ruger, president of the army retiring board, at St. Paul, for examination. The lieutenant is a brother to the observer here and has been 8 prominent member of the bureau several years. He is a young man yet, but is threatened with loss of eyesight. In Court Already.

The big Bear River canal, the gigantic project of John R. Bothwell, well known in Wyoming, has already been made the subject of litigation. Bothwell sues the Jarvis-Conklin Mortgage company for possession of a big block of stock which he claims to have relinquished under duress. Meteorolgically speaking. OBSERVER'S OFFICE, Cheyenne, Dec.

report of precipitation for the twenty-four hours ending at 8 8. m. today was 88 follows: Omaha, .02 inch, Sioux City .18, Rapid City .04, Salt Lake .10, St. Louis .10, Chicago, 32. Des Moines .01, Davenport .26, Huron .50, La Crosse .13, Rawlins, Buffalo and Helena trace.

Range of temperature in Cheyenne from to For to-morrow, snow and slightly cooler. The Rises. Notwithstanding the almost total destruction of my transfer outfit and the loss entailed by the fire I am still in the ring and will receive orders for hauling or the best coal in the market at my office with Griswold next to the corner of Sixteenth and Eddy, where the city scales are located. J. L.

MURRAY. C. c. c. Bulk Oysters.

C. C. U. Sweet Cider. C.

C. C. Quail, Prairie Chickens, Venison. C. C.

C. Lettuce, Radishes, Cauliflower. C. C. C.

Catawba and Malaga Grapes. C. C. C. Home Made Sausages and Pure Lard.

C. C. C. Apples, Nuts and Popcorn. C.

C. C. Mince Pie Ingredients. C. C.

Plum Pudding Prerequisities. C. C. C. Xmas Turkeys will be cheap.

C. C. Dried Fruits and Rasins. c. C.

C. Try our Toilet Soaps. C. C. C.

Florida Oranges and Bananas. C. v. C. Pork, Tenderloin and Spare Ribs.

C. C. C. Wholesale and retail all i the above and everything else in the grocery and market line. Go to every other store before coming to us; we are the LOWEST.

Trade elsewhere and you will pay HIGH PRICES. Remember, you get fresh candies at Towslee's, and just as cheap as you can buy inferior stuff for at the groceries. When in doubt as to what to buy for a Christmas present, go to Zehner, Buechner for inspiration. You will get it from their beautiful and varied stock of holiday goods. Fur caps $1.25 at Hellman's.

13 HORSES BURNED. Fierce Fire in the Barn of the John L. Murray Transfer Line. Horses, Hay, Grain and Other Property Destroyed. Loss of Property Fully $7,500, but Some Insurance Carried.

All the horses, a large amount of has and much other property used in J. L. Murray's extensive transfer business, together with the big frame stable, corner Bent and Seventeenth, were destroyed by fire last night. The building WAS the property of Ellis and Dyer. Flames were discovered a short time after 10 o'clock and a general alarm quickly brought the hose and hook and ladder companies a and an immense throng of people to the scene.

Fire seemed to be in progress in all parts of the building and water had DO apparent effect until portions of the walls were torn down by the hooks. Desperate efforts were made to save the thirteen splendid horses in the barn, but nearly every one of the grand animals perished in their stalls. John Chenery, of THE LEADER, led one of the horses to the door, when i it became panic-stricken and with a wild snort, wheeled and disappeared ir. the flames and smoke. The dense smoke soon overcame the horses, but several of the animals were heard to whinner piteously until they became exhausted.

Firemen fought the sparks and smoke for two hours. A high wind prevailed and there was at one time considerable danger to a number of frame structures to the South and East, as the breeze was in that direction. The property loss is quite heavy. Mr. Murray is poorer by at least $5,000 this morning than he was twenty four hours ago.

The thirteen horses were perhaps the best draft animals in the territory. One big gray cost $300 and his sorrel mate $225, while G. C. Charlton reluctantly accepted $500 for the team of dapple grays that draw the sprinkling cart. All the other horses were good ones.

A car load of hay was placed in the barn only a few days since and 7,000 pounns of grain were received a sort time ago. All this was destroyed, together with all the horses, a grading outfit of wheel scrapers, plows and shovels and the sprinkling cart, which was built at a cost of $350. Besides, there were picks and shovels and other tools and odds and ends, with complete ADparatus for house and safe moving. A portion of Mr. Murray's property was insured, $2,000 being carried on the horses and harness.

The building was a substantial twostory frame, about 100 feet long and thirty wide. It was built for an ice house about thirteen years ago. Ellis Dyer carried certainly $600 and it is thought $1,200 insurance on the structure. It was worth $2,500. There will be an investigation as to the origin of the fire of which positively nothing is known.

Mr. Murray left the stable at 6:30 and Mike Seegar, his foreman, was there two hour later. The place was lighted with candles in safety holders. It may be that sparks came from some of the chimneys to the direct north. There 19 a large bunch of small houses in that locality.

The fire incidents were accidental wetting of spectators by the hose companies and stories about rescue of gray horses, but these latter were only speculations. Mr. Murray sain last night that the fire would not interrupt the business, that as all the wagons were saved he would get another barn and hire and buy horses until he again had a complete transfer line. Holiday Dainties. Dried California grapes, as fine as raigins and only half the price, are sold at E.

S. Johnston Co's. There are only a sample of the dainties which will add to the holiday cheer, and are now on sale at this establishment. Shakespeare Day. There was a large attendance at the bigh school yesterday afternoon upon the Shakespeare exercises.

The programme as published was carried out and proved exceedingly interesting. The public schools have closed tor two weeks. Buy Towslee'8 home made popcorn balls. They are fine. And the Villian Still Pursued The great rush for holiday goods still continues at We are kept 80 busy selling goods that we scarcely have time to let the world know of the bargains we have in store for them.

Bring a good round iron dollar with you when you come to see us and we will sell you more goods for the same amount of money than you can get anywhere else in the world. Everything at prices which will astonish you. Toys, wagons, sleds, china. crockery, glassware, plush goods, albums and a thousand other things "too numerous to mention." Don't forget the number, but follow the crowd to 1616 Ferguson street. THE FAIR.

Hellman's grand free ball and bean count takes place at Keefe hall Dec. 30. You are invited. IN 1832. Tho First White Man Settled in Wyoming That Year.

To the late meeting of the Wyoming Academy Of Arts at Laramie, Gen. Brackett, formerly commandant at Fort Russell and an old plainsman, contributed a. paper on Settlement in Wyoming." In the course of the historical recital, he said: The first attempt to make auything like a footing in Wyoming WAS by Capt. Bonneville and a few men in the Green River valley, at the junction of Lead creek with the Green, where Fort Bonneville was built in 1832. The first permanent settlement was made at Fort Laramie, built by Mr.

Robert Campbell in 1834, first named Fort William, for William Sublette, and afterward called Laramie in honor of an enterprising trapper who lost his life on the headwaters of the Laramie river. The second permanent settlement in Wyoming was at Fort Bridger, established at a trading post by James Crieger in 1842. The incoming of Fremont, the purchase of Fort Laramie from the fur trading company, the opening of the Boxeman road, the building of Forts Reno, Phil Kearney and C. F. Smith, with resulting Indian conflicts, concluded this interesting paper.

Office Consolidations. The auditing department of the Pacific division of the Union Pacific and the St. Joseph Grand Island will soon be moved to Omaha. Consolidating the auditing departments will save the Union Pacific about $30,000 per annum. An Influx of People.

In speaking of the forthcoming Fremont Elkhorn Missouri Valley revised time card the Omaha Republican says: A new passenger train will also be put on the Wyoming division between Chadron and Douglas. The new train is demanded by the rapidly increasing business and the great influx of people into the oil and coal fields of Wyoming. A through train between Omaha and Caspar will soon be added. The School Had Been Closed. Rev.

Geo. Willard, a Catholic priest, connected with the Catholic bureau at Washington, charged with the duty of looking after all missions and Catholic schools on Indian reservations in the United States, was here last week investigating matters at St. Stephens where the school for Arapahoe girls has been closed. It is believed that the school will again be set in operation as there is no, lack of government the appropriation being the same for this as all other schools of the same character. Whisky for Ponies.

Joe Pendry was arrested Monday mornung on a charge of selling whisky to Indians and was given a preliminary examination before Justice Sheldon. He declined to make any, defense or to accept service of an attorney, and in default of $800 bail was consigned to county jail to await the action of the grand. jury. The evidence against Pendry is that of the three Indians to whom the liquor was sold, and it 18 claimed by them that he has been engaged in the business for a long time. According to story the prices charged them by Pendry varied from $2.00 for a bottle to an ordinary pony, for two bottles and a half, from which it is clear that his arrest closed up a very lucrative business.

Must Begin Again. Argument on plaintiff's demurrer in the case of Strong vs Laramie county occurred in district court yesterday. The demurrer was sustained and if Strong wishes to push his suit another petition will be necessary. Strong is the Chicago expert who fied as to blood marks on the garments of Dick Rice in the Fort Laramie murder case. His bill was considered exorbitant and disallowed.

The Duke Defeated. At session of the district court last evening the motion of George P. Wilder (Duke of Sheffield) to vacate the divorco granted his wife some montha ago was overruled. For Christmas slippers go to S. Bon's.

Largest assortment. Lowest prices in the city. Youths, boys and children's clothing at a bargain. Call at Greentree's. Candies in endless quantity at Towslee's.

Holiday Goods. Genuine alligator all colors, handsome Moroon goat ovze calf, all colors; beautiful patterns in embroidered plush and velvet slippers at S. BoN's Shoe Store. Boys' overcoats regardless of cost at Hellman's. THEY ARE GOING.

If you wish to give your gentlemen friends a present, be sure and get a box of Frank Boehm's cigars, which he is putting up specially for the holidays. Fine Greeley Potatoes at E. S. JOHNSTON Co. This season shows some of the most unique, novelties in the line of sterling silver goods ever brought ont.

Zehner. Buechner, Co. have a remarkable display of all the very latest and finest designs. Tae largest stock of fine brandies, old whiskies, choice liqueurs and superfine cigars at George Masten's well known house, corner Sixteenth and Ferguson Shippers, consign your freight for St, Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth and other eastern points via the Lake Superior, St. Paul Union Pacific line.

Do You Know Christmas will make present? your One boy of thosplendid suits Hellman is selling so cheap. The Coming Line. The Chicago, Union Pacific NorthWestern Line offers the best tions to the traveling public en route to Chicago. Through trains. tast time, magnificent sleeping cars, elegant dining cars, colonist sleepers, reclining chair cars handsome day coashes.

Job Printing at the Leader office. The Cheyenne Transfer Co. sells the best Rock Springs coal from the Hopkins mine and are also agents for the Stewart coal. Leave orders with J. L.

Murray or at Marshall Smith Sixteenth and Eddy streets. Reduction 25 TO 50 PER CENT ON ALL HOLIDAY GOODS BAKER'S, GEO. L. HOLT. Office Headquarters for Bocks Complete Set of Dickens, Illustrated, 10 Cloth -84 50 Set of Geo.

Elliots', 8 vols, Cloth 4 00 Set of Washington Irving, 9 Cloth- 6 00 Set of Thackery, 10 Cloth 6 00 Macauley's History of England, 5 Cloth 1 75 A Fine line of Children's Books in Boards 25 SEE THE BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY STOCK. We lead the world in the matter of fine furnishings at low prices. There are no goods in our stock, but all we can sell you fine goods at the correct price. Have you seen those new importations of mufflers and suspenders? Simply elegant. Going like the deuce.

Gentlemen can always rest assurred that furnishings bought of us are always the latest. TRUCKEY THE HATTER HUSTLER. Up to Date and Down to the Times. THE MARKET While it is up to date in every essential is down to the times in matter of placing upon the market the following line of staple and fancy goods at prices ridiculously low: Beef, Veal Mutton, Turkeys, Chickens, Quail, Prairie Chickens, Dressed Teal, Ducks, Vegetables of all kinds, Fish and Oysters, Pickles. Pigs Feet, Tripe.

Pure Lard, Pork Sausage, Bologna' Wiener Wurst, Honey. Be sure and see Towslee's display of Christmas candies. Much money is put every year into buying cheap toys which last for only a short time. Put your money into a piece of jewelry and it will last you lifetime. Zehner, Buechner Co.

WANTED. WANTED Whitcomb's, first-class 2002 Ferguson cook. street. Apply FOR SALE. Flowers- Mrs.

Glafcke, 16th and Warren. FOR BENT. FOR RENT-Nicely furnished rooms in Maple terrace. Apply Rhodes Troxell's. FOR RENT-Nicely furnished rooms with ch or without board.

Good day board cheap. Mrs. A. Curley, 2002 Eddy street. HOLIDAY PRESENTS Huyler's Candy.

Plow's Candy W. J. Plows successor to E. A. Tunnell 922 to 926 Sixteenth Denver, Colo.

SENT BY EXPRESS EVERYWHERE. REGULAR CONVOCATION Cheyenne Lodge No. 2, K. of at Castle Hall on W. 17th street, every Thursday ing at 7:30 o'clock.

Sojourning Knights in good standing always Welcome. BROWN, C. C. RALPH S. ADAMSKY.

K. of R. and 9. An Entire new line of Christmas Cards, Toilet Sets, Work Boxes, Albums and Toys. Cheyenne News Depot, Opposite Postoffice.

OF AT Stockgrowers National Bank CHEYENNE WYOMING. Paid in Capital $400,000 surplus and Undivided Profits. 70,000 INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS. OFFICERS: ANDREW GILCHRIST, President. HENRY G.

HAY, Cashier. E. A. ABRY, Assistant Cashier. J.D.

FREEBORN, Second Assistant Cashier THE CHEYENNE NATIONAL BANK. CHEYENNE. WYOMING. CAPITAL $600,000 PAID IN CAPITAL $160,000 J. W.

COLLINS, Pres. G. L. BEARD, Cashier. G.

F. MORGAN, Assistant Cashier. Interest Paid on Time Deposits. Special Attention Paid to Collections and Ecchange. Drafts Drawn on Principal Cities of the East and Europe.

JOHN. A. MARTIN. J. W.

HOPPER. S. M. DRAPER. WYOMING Dealers In and Hardware, Tinware.

Stoves The Celebrated ALADDIN Ventilating Stoves We will sell you more goods for CASH than any firm in Wyoming. TIN ROOFING A SPECIALTY. DECEMBER 80! WALTZ WITH: ME! Everybody is invited to attend our GRAND BALL Given under the auspices of BEANS BUTTONS! And in order to make it real interesting you want to have a guess or two in our BEAN AND BUTTON BOX. It will cost you nothing, as we are selling goods less than any house in Wyoming and every CASH CUSTOMER gets a guess, and if you are a good guesser on DECEMBER 28 We will give you in clean cash either $25:00, or Beans, Buttons and Jar. Come and try your judgment.

Men's, Boy's and Children's Clothing. Suits from $4.50 up. Boy's Overcoats at Cost. Overcoats from 85.00 up. Children's Overcoats at Cost.

Boy's and Children's Suits from 200 pairs of good working Pants at 81.50 up. 81.75, worth 83.00. Underwear, Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, Trunks, Valises, and Gents Neckwear at less figures and a better assortment than any house in the west. B. HE HELLMAN, Wyoming's Leading Clothier.

The Inter-Ocean Hotel CENTRILLY LOCATED. Strictly First Class Throughout. It is headquarters for the Travelling Public. BEST $2 A DAY HOUSE IN THE WEST. JOHN CHASE, Proprietor.

-MERCHANTS FREE LUNCH.From 11 a.m. in the Day to 2 p. m. Night Lunch at 8:30 all Night. At JIMMY ODEN'S GOLD ROOM BAR.

1610 Ferguson Street, Cheyenne, Wyo. Fine Imported and Domestic Wines, Liquors.

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