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a sell Cheyenne Daily Leader. THE PIONEER PAPER OF WYOMING. ENTABLINHED 1867. ED TOWSE, CITY EDITOR P. F.

POWELSON, SON. CIRCULATOR SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 1888. Union Pacific Time Table. MAIN LINE -BOUND WEST. Arrive.

Depart. No. a 4:55 a No. 3.... 5:451 5:55 MAIN LINE -BOUND EAST.

Arrive. Depart. No. 2...... 4....................................

......10:10 9:40 pm 10:20 9:55 a DENVER PACIFIC, Arrive. Depart. 5:45 10:30 a Leave Cheyenne Arrive Denver No. 304.........10:00 .......3:00 a In Leave Denver Arrive Cheyenne No. 303.........11:45 ......4:85 a CHEYENNE NORTHERN.

(Daily except Sunday) Depart. Arrive. 7:00 a 7:00 Cheyenne Burlington. 8:00 a Leave Arriven TOWN TALK. Gossipy Little Paragraphs Picked Up Throughout the City.

Glassmaking will be the next industry established in Cheyenne. The maximum temperature yesterday was maximum, minimum. An employe at Charlton's livery barn was yesterday severely kicked by a mule. F. E.

Warren has sold 26.87 acres of land on the south side to F. A. Miller for $4,000. A dirty individual who prefers begging to working was added to the chain gang yesterday. A G.

A. R. committee 18 making arrangements for the proper observance of Arbor Day. Sale of seats for the new Parlor Match commences to-morrow morning at Rhodes Troxell's. W.

A. Richards last evening pleted his mail weighing contract on the Cheyenne Northern. There was an informal reunion of Cheyenne-Kentuckians in the Inter Ocean reading room last evening. A carload of fine ore from Prof. Stanton's Copper King mine will be on exhibition at the depot to day.

Judge Orr and Col. Hardin, register and receiver for the Buffalo land office, leave for the north this morning. The Red Stockings will play a practice game of base ball at the foot of. Eddy street this afternoon. The Cheyenne nine will soon cross bats with the crack Laramie club.

Dr. J. J. McAchran, specialist in eye, ear and throat diseases, will be at the Inter Ocean hotel in this city for consultation to morrow (Monday) between 3 and 4 o'clock p. m.

Wanted -Man and wife, good butter makers, to take ranch near Denver with interest in products of same, must have few hundred dollars in money or milch cows. Pierce Murray, Gold Room. The Young Methodists' League gives another sociable on Tuesday evening, April 24. A programme, refreshments and.a Josh Billings spelling match are among the attractions. No admission fee will be charged.

The agents who have canvassed the city for the names of all residents for the new city directory have finished the work. If any names have been omitted, or! it any changes have transpired recently, the publishers will be pleased to receive notice thereof at their office, 1707 Ferguson street. The compilation will be completed and delivered to the printer on the 30th of this month. Glass Sa: d. region.

Match." In every community there are a number of far-sighted individuals who have a happy knack of jumping into the breach nt the most opportune time. This has been practically illustrated time upon time in the history of the capital and the territory. Among the latest to display this happy faculty are the following gentlemen, who have located glass sand and building stone claims near Iron Mountain: T. D. Delaney, T.

Doody, W. M. Masi and A. J. Dallas.

The claims are on the line of the Cheyenne Northern, a road which penetrates a wonderful, and rich mineral York The Parlor Moich blazed and cracked with more than usual vigor at the People's theatre last evening. There was a large audience present and it seemed to enjoy every sparkle of fun and humor that was to be found in the amusing farce. Mr. Evans and Mr. Hoey were, as usual, the life of the piece, and they made much merriment by their queer pranks.

It is just the kind of show to fill the People's during the holidays. At the opera house Wednesday night. Wm. Myers My Stock is Large Good French Baltnagan Underwear Shirts and Drawers 50 cents each. Best Quality Shan Drawers 55 cents a pair, usually sold at $1.00 Canton: Flannel Underwear 50.

cents ench, formerly $1.50 Suit. Very Fine Men's (Summer) Underwear 75 cents each. Regular Price $1.00, GLITTERING PROSPECTS The Platte Mining District Beginning to Boom. Work that Has Been Done and Some that is Contemplated. The First Carload of Bullion Ready For Shipment.

Surveys for Railroad Extensions Being Rapidly Made. A LEADER reporter has just returned from a visit to the Sunrise mining district, where he has seen enough to completely satisty him that the future of that region is bound to be a remarkable one, while at the same time contributing much to the wealth and business of Cheyenne to which it is naturally tributary. THE LOCATION. As everybody knows the district is located in the northern part of this county on and near the Platte river. The mineral belt to which most attention is now being paid runs northwest and southwest.

It is about a mile in width, but its length has never been determined. It begins just west of Fairbank and is known to extend as far north as the head of Muskrat canon, which is due west of Rawhide Buttes. The valuable character of the deposits has been known for many years, but it is only since the establishment of Col. Babbitt's smelter at Fairbank that they have received any extended practical attention. They are now attracting a great deal of attention and much of the available ground has been located and taken up.

Heretofore no attention has been paid to any except the copper deposits. The iron ore is now receiving attention. The regi on is rich in varied resources, which is the best indication of the probable permanency of the camp. Silver, mica, and tin are found in large deposits and will ultimately be worked. COPPER AND IRON now go hand in hand in the public estimation.

There are no well defined veins of either copper or iron. Both are found in deposits and together. At the Sunrise mine, where the erosion has been greater and therefore the surface drift is lighter and the ore more exposed, it shows to better advantage than it does either north or south of that point, but where any reasonable amount of work has been done exactly the same character of ore is shown in both directions. THE SUNRISE MINE is now employing about sixty men. The English syndicate which controls it have received about a dozen carloads of coke from Colorado.

During the past week they have had ore hauled from the Sun rise mine to Fairbank, where the smelter is located, and are now abouc ready to ship a carload of copper bullion. The copper ore carries about 12 per cent of copper, the balance being iron. CONSOLIDATION. This work on the copper ores has stimulated people who are interested in the iron ore and a movement is now on foot to incorporate all the iron interests in the camp into one large interest and put up the necessary plant to produce pig iron to sell to the other iron iudustries. The re- gion of these claims will include the Whalen canyon district from a point opposite Sunrise to the top of' the divide between the Platte and the Runningwater.

HARTVILLE BOOMING. The Sunrise mine is located about five miles from the Platte river. Hartville, which is about a mile south toward the Platte, is beginning to boom in good shape. Lots are being staked out, and buildings are being rapidly built. It will soon be a thriving It is probable that the copper company will remove their smelter from Fairbank to a point within a mile of the Sunrise mine.

RAILWAY BUILDING. Work on the railroad surveys is being pushed with great vigor. A line has been located from Wendover, which was known as Cottonwood at the mouth of the Platte canyon, to Fairbank, a distance of thirteen and a half miles. The building of this line will be very costly, as while the grade is light there will be a great deal of rock work as the survey is along the banks of the river. A line is now being surveyed from Fairbank to Hartville, a distance of about five miles.

Still another line will probably be run from the river to the summit of Whalen canyon. To everybody who has visited the region the outlook is exceedingly encouraging. There will be an enormous amount of work done this season, and by fall few people will be able to recognize the changed face of the country. Frog saddles at the Saddle Rock. Civil Service.

An examination of applicants tor positions in the United States classified departmental service will be held in this city commencing at 9 o'clock, May 14, under the supervision of W. J. Vickery, representing the civil service commission. The competitions will be governed by printed rules, to be had from Mr. Vickery when that gentleman reaches the city.

Applicants will be grouped into two bodies, dividing those wishing to take the and those intending to take the examinations. The examinations are quite simple. An applicant proficient in ordinary mathematics, United States history and American geography can pass with flying colors. Political faith cuts no figure in the mater. Situations are given to residents of states and territories in proportion to the population.

The successful applicant must serve a six months' probationary term. Funeral of Frank O'Brien. The funeral of Frank O'Brien who died yesterday morning will occur from the residence of John Mallin this afternoon at 3 o'clock. Mr. U' Brien had been the employ of John Mallin for some time past.

Deceased was taken ill but a few days ago with pneumonia. He was 45 years of age and unmarried. Services at the Catholic church. Mr. ('Brien spent several years in the employ of the government at Camp Carlin and other points in the West.

FIRE ON THE HILL. A Large Snow Shed Near Granite Canon Destroyed by Flames. A 4:30 o'clock last evening word reached the railway offices here that the large snow shed near Granite Canon, twenty miles West of Cheyenne was in flames. The wrecking car, a water car and a large force of men were transported to the scene without delay. With the limited flame fighting facilities extinguishment was impossible.

The men could only gaze upon the destruction of the property and make preparations for operations after the cooling of the embers. So soon as possible the work of removing the debris and relaying the track was commenced. This was greatly retarded by the peculiar construction of the shed. Near the track a wall of solid masonry extends the entire length of the wooden tunnel, 1,500 feet. This barrier became heated and threw off warmth with the fidelity of a high-priced heating stove for hours after the flames had subsided.

The cooling process was accelerated by deluging the walls with water carted from Granite Canon. Rails became almost redhot and snapping in twain coiled about like ugly serpents in all sorts of fantastic shapes. The eastbound overland flyer was held at Laramie, while the train from Omaha halted at this point. Traffic was delayed nearly eight hours. Telegraphic wires running through the shed were rendered useless, but the break was soon repaired.

The fire was started by sparks from passing engine. The damage sustained by the company will be very heavy, but cannot be stated at present. The New Judge. Michael C. Saufly, who will succeed Hon.

Jacob B. Blair as judge of the second judicial district, embracing Albany and Johnson counties, with headquarters at Laramie, reached the city yesterday and will probably assume the ermine tomorrow. Judge Saufly is reputed to be a talented lawyer and a brilliant orator. He certainly is a very fine gentleman and will doubtless find favor in the eyes of the Wyomingites. The man who is to step into the shoes of the venerable Judge Blair is middle aged, above medium height, well built, with dark hair, moustache, slight side whiskers and full beard.

He is very pleasant and unaffected, dressing modestly and realizing that a man is a man. Hailing from Stanford, Lincoln county, where he practiced law for 20 years, Judge Saufly Is not noticeably Southern in either manner or speech, but like a true and loyal son swears by the blue grass commonwealth. Judge Saufly's family will join him next fall. Strawberry short cake at the Saddle Rock New styles in spring and summer Flannel Overshirts sold cheap for cash at MI. Marks'.

The greatest three days' sale ever known in Cheyenne at S. Kellner's. Ice Cream at Touslee's by the dish, quart or gallon. For fine watch, repairing, MILLER, Idelman biock. WATER PRINCIPLES.

Judge Maginnis' Solution of the Irrigation Problem. Instances Where Water Was Wasted, Not Used. A Ditch Must Be Used for the Acquirement of a Right. Water Claimed by Persons Without Title to Land. Appended is substantially, in his honor's words, the opinion delivered by Judge Maginnis in deciding the famous Beaver Dam ditch case.

The principles laid down will govern the distribution of water in this district for many years: "At the very outset I was met by a conumdrum which it is at this time impossible to answer, and that is what amount of water it requires to irrigate one acre of land? Irrigation being in its infancy in this territory, there has been no such amount of experience by any one person or number of persons as would justify them in setting up even an approximate standard, and the soil being different from that of Colorado no proper comparison could be made between the two districts. This being the case, the only standard which the court could adopt was the standard of the number of acres of ground which each man is entitled to irrigate. Ditches have been taken out at places upon the creek where they should not have been taken out by reason of the character of the bed of the stream. They have been carried in some instances over miles of sandy ground which absorbs an unreasonable amount of water; in other instances they have been carried miles further than any reasonable necessity would justify. Large amounts of water have been appropriated, or sought to be appropriated, which the creek would either never furnish, or if furnished, no use could be found for the water.

As I take it, the rule of priority for appropriation of water, depends upon its appropriation coupled with its reasonable and economical use for a beneficial purpose, and I do not think that the matters to which I have called attention could be considered as falling within what might be termed an economical and reasonable use. Another matter which has been called to my attention in this case, has been the building of large ditches through which no water has run, but by reason of which the parties building them have filed claims to large amounts of water. Nothing in my mind, can be clearer than that in order to obtain a right to water, a person must not only make preparation to appropriate it, but must within a reasonable time actually use it. Another difficulty which I have met with in several of these cases is this: The steps necessarily incident to an attempt to appropriate water must be persued and carried out with reasonable diligence. It has been held that financial inability will not excuse a suspension of the work, nor will mere inability to secure assistance excuse its suspension: Only something in the nature of physical impossibility will justify delay in the prosecution of the work.

I an satisfied that there are and always have been in this country, three different classes of beneficial uses. The first in a general way, might be termed the use of water for domestic purposes. The second, the use of water for irrigating or agricultural purposes, the third, the use of water for manufacturing or mining purposes. I am satisfied that preferences exist between these classes of beneficial uses, and that such preferences run in the order in which I have named them. I have found some very great discrepances between the sworn statements of parties, filed in the clerk's office, and the sworn answers filed in this case, and the evidence offered by them.

Wherever the evidence tends to show an earlier date of appropriation or a larger acerage than set out in the statement or answer, and such I have difference held was the not satisfactorily bound explained, party by his sworn admissions in the statement or answer. Where however, the evidence tended to show a later date or a smaller acerage than set out in the statement or answer, I have permitted the evidence to govern. In several cases where water has been claimed for land to which the party has no possible shadow of claim, I have only allowed such an amount of water a8 would irrigate the lands owned or claimed by the party, upon the idea that mere 00- cupancy of government land unsupported by any claim of title will not justify an appropriation of water. "I desire to call attention to the loose- First National Bank of Cheyenne Capital- Surplus $75,000 T. B.

HICKS President. J. E. WILD Cashier. G.

E. ABBOTT Assistant Cashier. ness which has heretofore prevailed in the way in which rights or titles to water have been conveyed. I have not found that it has been very satisfactorily settled as to whether the water flowing through a ditch is an incident of the land upon which it is used, whether it is a right entirely disconnected from such land, or whether it is in itself an interest in real 1 estate, but the decided tendency of the opinions seems to regard it as an interest in real estate separate and distinct from the land upon which it is used, and therefore in order to acquire any title based upon the appropriation by the grantor of the land, it should be conveved by him to the grantee in exactly the same manner as the real estate itself. Failing this, the appropriation would date probably merely from the purchase of the land, coupled with the use of the water." Its Only Drawback.

Cheyenne has found natural gas coming from an old well close to her limits. The only thing that detracts from the importance of the discovery is the fact that the gas stubbornly refuses to burn. The Douglas Valuation. The city council and assessor have been sitting as a board of equalization since Monday. The total assessed valuation of the town will exceed $175,000.

Strawberries and cream at Saddle Rock. Notice. The annual meeting of the Inter Ocean Hereford Association will be held at their office in this city, on Thursday, May 10, 1888, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. JOHN CHASE, Secretary. Notice.

Strayed, 21; government (bay mare), 144 bands high, newly shod, branded US on left shoulder. Liberal reward will be paid for information chat will lead to recovery of same. CAPTAIN C. F. HUMPHREY, Camp Carlin.

Cream Wanted. The Cheyenne Creamery will be ready for, business about May 1. Parties who have cream for sale should communicate at once with Geo. Draper, president of the creamery company. It will be to their advantage.

Notice. J. M. Newman has again got back to his old business and taken possession of the teed and sale stables on Seventeenth and where, will be pleased to his old friends and Thomes, customers. Try Rhodes Troxell's new imported cigars.

Opening Chinese und Japanese Goods. Lok Don, on Capitol avenue, rear of the Inter Ocean, has on sale a lot of Chinese and Japanese fancy goods, crockery, teas and SILK. Everything cheap and good. Everybody welcome. Don't forget to take your best girl to Towstee's for Ice Cream.

Old to and depend reliable Medicines are the best upon. Acker's Blooa El ixir has been prescribed for years for all impurities of the Blood. In every form of Scrofulous, Syphilitic or Mercurial diseases, it is invaluable. For Rheumatism, has no equal. Dr.

W. N. Hunt. WANTED. WANTED.

-Girl for general housework. Enquire at A. Underwood Bro's store. WANTED--A good servant, able to cook and wash for small family. Address G.

H. No. 17, Fort Russell. WANTED. -Board room in a private house for lady, gentleman and child.

Address S. Kellner. FOR SALE. House for rent and turniture for sale cheap. 1710 O'Neil street.

FOR RENT. For houses, furnished and unfurnished rooms. S. B. TUTTLE, with F.

E. Warren. OPERA HOUSE OPERA Rhodes WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25. King Fun will Reign Here One Night Only. The Laughter Making Comedians, EVANS and HOEY, (Old HOSS and Me.) Presenting Their New Parlor Match! The Funniest Play of All! Bubbling Over with Satire and Fun! Ornamented with NEW SONGS, NEW MUSIC.

NEW DANCES, NEW LAUGHN, Others Everything Combined. New and Funnier than All C. WARREN MERCANTILE COMPANY. JOBBERS AND DEALERS FURNITURE, CARPETS CROCKERY HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS Pianos, Organs Musical Merchandise, Wall Paper, Decorations and Draperies, E. NAGLE, President.

W. A. ROBINS, Secretary I. C. WHIPPLE.

Vice President. UNION Mercantile Companv, Wholesale and Retail GROCERS. Goods Delivered to Depot or any Part of City---FREE. Ferguson Street, Cheyenne, Wyo. PURE A KETTLE HEATH'S RENDERED The Only Unadulterated Sold in the City.

Can be Found Only at HEATH'S Dash a Market J. B. POLLARD, FIRE INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE AGENCY Office in Cheyenne National Bank Building, 1707 Forguson CHEYENNE, WYOMING. STEAMSHIP TICKETS For sale to and from Foreign Ports. FEED AND SALE STABLE No.

107, located on Seventeenth street, between Central avenue and Hill street. Stock Bought and Sold on Commission. and the Goods Must be Sold. Below I Quote a few of the Many Bargains That Are to Be Week. Call and be Convinced That I Can Save You Money on Anything in My Line.

MEN'S DEP. DEPARTMENT: ENT: BOYS' DEP Good Heavy Weight Merino Underwenr Fancy Cassimer Shirts from 81.00 up. Good Unbleached Half Hoseat 12 1 -2 cents. Fine Hemstitched Linen Handkerchiefs, In Boys' Shirt Waists from 20 cents up. One lot of 62 1-2 cents.

Sold Always at $1.00. Colored Borders and Plain White, 25 cents duced from I have a large line of Balbriggan and Lisle each. We constantly have hand a Full Line of Heavy Blue Flannel Shirts $1 175. Thread Half Hose, in and the Famous STAR WAISTSat Eastern Prices, English A good Unlaundried White Shirt, made of Fancy Solid Colors, which I will sell Remarkably Low. Fine Castor Gloves, Embroidered Back, New at 56.50.

good Material, Linen Front and Bands for 50 Good ages 35 cents Brown Mixed Half Hose 10 cents Shades, $1.75. Boys' Knee Pants, from 4 to 13, cents. Pair. per Boys and Beat Fonr Ply Linen Collars 20 cents each. pair.

A Large Line of Heavy California Buck Grades, at at cents. 100 pairs Boys' Knee Pants, ages from 1 to 1, Fine Laundried Dress Shirts $1.00. You Senmless Sham Knit Half Hose 20 cents Gloves from $1.00 up, elsewhere the per Pair. 50 cents, Boys' worth 45. Long pay $1.50 for same.

Four Ply Linen Cuffs 25 cents Pair. A Choice Line of New Neckwear Just Re- English Corduroy Pants, $1.25 and Toes, 20 Best celved, from 25 cents up. Very British Half Hose in Fancy Good Colored Bordered $2.25. I will Stripes Tandkerchiefs 10 Boys' Cassimere Pants, ages I to 13, Good Cheviot Over Shirt 65 cents. and Unbleached 25 cents per Pair.

cents ench. A good Night Shirt, Extra Length, $1.00. reduced from $4.00. be Beat. DRY COODS Wm.

Gents' Furnishing Goods and Bows' Clothing, S. BOLT. THE "SHOOT AND BOO" MAN, Has received his immense Spring Stock of Boots, Shoes and slippers, and desires to state his claims in favor of his many customers and others why they will find it to THEIR INTEREST TO TRADE WITH HIM. 1 claim to sell the very best goods and at prices unequalled in Cheyenne. With my new Spring Stock, every department is now complete with new and elegant styles.

I carry the well known brands of Burt Mear's, Burt Packard's, and Strong 8 Carroll's Gent's fine Boots and Shoes, Edwin C. Burt's and J. C. Bennett Barnard's Ladies' and Misses' fine Shoes and Slippers, which are the best lines made in America, and I am selling at lower prices than you pay for inferior goods elsewhere. claim to sell the best Gent's $3 Shoe in town.

May $2:50 Men's Shoe is equal in every respect to any $3 Shoe sold in the city. claim to sell the best workingman's shoe offered in this market. Prices: $1:50, $1:75, and $2:25. I claim to sell tor $5 a French Kid Lady's Shoe, hand turn or welt, which in firmness, style and fit is the equal of any and superior to many of the $7 Shoes sold by other dealers. I claim to sell the best $3 Kid Shoes for Ladies of any house in the city.

Loffer inducements to you all to trade with me. I have reduced the price on every article in my store and will sell anything in the Boot, Shoe or Leather line 25 per cent cheaper than any other house in town. S. BON, Boots, Shoes, Slippers and Rubber Goods, Leather and Findings, 315, West Mixteenth street, Cheyenne Myers Had for This IM ENT: Fine all Wool Suits at $3.40, and $6.00 Corduroy Suits $3.90, usually sold Children's Underwear. in all, equully Low Prices.

Ribbed Hose, Double Knen, cents a pair, worth 40 Boys' Shoes at Prices,.

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