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The Cheyenne Daily Leader from Cheyenne, Wyoming • 3

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A DECIDED HIT. Moe I Opera Enjuved bv a Large Audience. A large and dressy audience appeared at the opera house last evening to the production ot Poor Jonathan, an opera with a more or less American theme, written by Carl Moellecker, whose Beggar Student and Black Hussar have already made bis fame world wide. The first act of the opera is impressive neither as to its libretto or music and is calculated to produce a rather disagreeable impression. But the two succeeding acts amply make up for what is wanting in the first.

The music is full of melody and some ot the airs are catchy, while the opportunities for comedy business are many and are improved upon to the limit. Miss Myra Mirrella as the dressed and looked exceedingly well. Iler tones are pure, her enunciation good, though her voice is rather thin in quality. Miss Fannie Hall as who by a marvellous stroke of fortune is transformed from a buxom cook into a gaudy vision of lavish wealth, was ex ceedingly clever in her exaggeration of showy display and was heartily encored in one of her solos. the hero of the opera, was the part taken by J.

Aldrich Libbey. who is a clever actor in addition to being a good singer. He has a rich and powerful voice, which he used to the best advantage. There are two comedians in the opera. A.

W. F. Mac Collin is the unfortunate cook who lost his last place through the comparatively trifling blunder of putting a bit of castile soap in the ice cream. When on the verge of suicide he is given a fortune. His apparel thereafter is gorgeous.

His diamonds are a wonder to behold both as to size, number and brilliancy and bis sue cess with the fair sex would have turned the head ot a weaker man. The comedy hit of the evening was, however, made by Geo. M. Herbert as the impressario. It is very seldom that a Cheyenne audience has the pleasure of seeing a better low comedian.

His humor is unforced. His solo was rendered with remarkable cleverness, while his fairly captured the audience. Hoyt's latest and greatest success, A Texas Steer, will be presented here for the first time on Thursday night. THE LADIES AT WORK. They Orgnnizc to Represent Lnrnnfie Coudlv at the Fair.

Recently there was a very enthusiastic ladies meeting in response to the call issued by Mrs. Hale, one of lady managers for the Columbian fair. They listened with interest to Mrs. account of what she had tried to accomplish, and entered heartily into plans for the future. A county organization was effected with a membership fee of sl, and the following officers were elected: President.

Mrs. Hale; first vice president, Mrs. K. Morris; second vice president, Mrs. 8.

Bartlett; third vice president, Mrs. Wm. Myers; treasurer, Mrs. Henry G. Hay; secretary, Mrs.

Frank Dana; executive committee, Mrs. F. E. Warren, Mrs. E.

Mason Smith, Mrs. E. J. Churchill, and the president and secretary. The association is christened Laramie County Fair The object is to raise money to furnish and decorate the interior of Wvo State building at the fair.

Notwithstanding the fact that no Wyoming ladies were accorded a place on the board of Fair commissioners, they hope to do effective work, and ask the hearty co-operation of all the ladies in Laramie countv. There will be a meeting the first Sat urday of each month hereafter, and more members will doubtless be enrolled. ill Go to Johnson County. The Sundance Gazette says: Winterling, who for so many years has been one of the. leading stockmen of Crook county, has so successfully managed the affairs us the Standard Cattle company and their celebrated 101 herd on the Belle Fourche river, has resigned his position to accept the position of general manager of the Frutt Ferris Land and Cattle company on Clear creek in Johnson county, Mr.

Winterling has lived in Cbeyeune during the present winter but will remove to Johnson county in the spring. Small But Decisive. There were only forty-five votes cast at the city election held in Gillette last week. There was only one ticket in the field and very little interest was manifested. Judge H.

A. Alden was elected mayor and R. D. Gutgesell, John Nelson, E. M.

Miller and Bordwick were elected to the council. Want Any of It On a second and closer inspection Frank M. Watson has come to th'e conclusion that Creede, is a mighty good place to stay away from. He returred home yesterday perfectly satisfied to let well enough alone. Those who want Creede can have his share of it.

Enterprise. The Cheyenne Leader makes another hit this week in giving Casper and vicinity a meritorious writeup. Fur enter-, prise the Leader carries the belt for the daily papers of Wyoming. Books at Auction Two thousand volumes of standard and miscellaneous medical and mechanical works, family bibles, albums, etc to be out without reserve. Private sale all day.

Auction at 7p. m. at 213 West seventeenth street. Cail at The Leader office and examine the specimens of wedding invitations, visiting cards, dance programs and fine stationery. A SETTLED FACT.

Tne B. A M. Kailroad will be Built to Greeley at Once. It is a settled fact that the town of Greeley is to have railway connection with the Burlington Missouri, and the arrangements are nearly all completed for immediate construction. The line will be built across the country from Greeley to Idaho Creek, located on the Lyons branch of the Burlington Missouri, a few miles this side of Longmont.

The distance from Greeley to Idaho Creek is sixteen miles, and from the junction to Denver the distance is thirty-one miles, thereby placing Greeley within fortyseven miles of Denver. The road is to be built by the citizens of Greeley and will cost about 1160,000, and it will be equipped by the Burlington, or in other words, the Greeley people will build the branch and the Burlington will run its trains over it. The citizens ot Greeley have been working for this for some time, owing to some dissatisfaction in relation to the present railway facilities. A meeting was held last Saturday night and a committee appointed to look into the matter to select a route and arrange for raising the money. The route mentioned has been selected.

Work on the Greeley cut off will be commenced right away. TOWN TALK. Little Picked l'p About the Citv. Jobbing and repairs promptly attended to. plumbing shop, 209 West Seventeenth street.

There will be a meeting of the W. C. T. U. today at the residence of Mrs.

Day at the capitol for the transaction of special business. L. L. Dietrick, who was recently appointed a railway mail clerk, runs between Cheyenne and Green River, and today he will make his fourth trip. Handsomely furnished rooms at the Whitcomb house (Castle Dare).

Corner of Ferguson and Twentieth street. Best dining room in the city. Charges moderate. Miss Smith, an accomplished musician of has accepted the position of organist at St. Episcopal church, made vacant by the resignation some time ago of Prof.

Hutchinson. E. Dixon, a Cooper creek ranchman from west of the mountains, was in the city yesterday to notify the authorities that his lands upon the Laramie plains have been taken up by Mrs. Bridget Ryan, who has been under Dr. cire for the last two weeks, has recovered from her attack of dropsy and left Moutros, yesterday to visit her son residing there.

With an opera on Monday night, A Texas Steer on Thursday and Patti Rosa for two performances Saturday, Cheyenne is treated to a round of first class theatrical entertainments. Each play deserves a rousing big bouse. A Texas Steer. Next Thursday night, Feb. 18th, Mr.

Hoyt will bring his excellent company, A Texas Steer, Mr. Hoyt has given to the public a play with which there is a sensible and sufficient reason for being highly amused. He has subordinated the iarcial element to comedy, giving the latter the leading place in each act A Texas Steer marks a notable advance in composition and in literary ability in Mr. Hoyt. The ideas, while not novel, are handled with much freshness and vigor; the little love making which is introduced is in all keeping with the play, and the evolution of the Brander family is natural, easy and wholly consistent.

The only work of Mr. at all comparable with A Texas Steer is A Midnight Bell. The same excellent cast of last season, headed by Tim Muiphy and Miss Flora Walsh will be seen. Mr. Hoyt has wired Manager Rhodes that he will be here in person to superintend the production and play the part of the member of the third house.

Suffering Cattle. (Lusk The line riders returned yesterday from Nebraska with another large bunch of Wyoming range cattle that had drifted over the line, this being the third drive made this winter. Foreman Bryson reports the snow as being much deeper in Nebraska than here and says the cattle are surely looking hard The snow that tell on the ground a week ago last Sunday still remains upon the earth io regular form. This is exceedingly bad for range stock as it is rather hard for them to get at the feed. Cattle are in a poorer condition than they have been at this season of the year for a long time.

Unless the snow soon disappears, stock will find it hard picking and we fear many of them will not be able to pull through the winter months. Try flour; Ives for the past three years with B. B. David, is going to open a first class drug store next to the post office March 1 and will be pleased to see al) his friends and make things pleasant for them. THE MISSING LINK.

A Line of Pullman Colonist Sleepers Between Bt. Louis and Portland. February Ist the Union Pacific and Missouri Pacific railways commenced the operation of a through line of Pullman Colonist Sleepers between St. Louis and Portland. The cars are neat and clean, the appointment is excellent, smoking in the cars is prohibited, the cars are attached to the regular daily fast express tram and arc accompanied bv experienced uniformed porters who look after the wants and comforts of the passengers' For accommodation in these cars either east or west bound, apply to your nearest Union Pacific agent.

E. L. Lomax, general passenger ticket agent. Union Pacific system, Omaha. Neb.

THE ALERTS BALL. Keefe Hall the Scene of Festivity Last Night. Several hundred merry maskers danced as the guests of the Alerts at Keefe hall last evening. The Alerts are famed for their annual masquerade balls and their reputation did not suffer any by that given last night. Keefe hall was very prettily decorated for the occasion.

Evergreens festooned the ceilings and arches. Strings of rubber hose, silver trumpets, hose nozzles and other emblematic features of a fire company added novelty to the decorations. There were over two hundred dancers on the floor. The costumes were varied and novel. Among the men there were sailors.

Indiana, clowns, bandits, courtiers, convicts and nondescripts whom no title would fit Among the ladies were flower girls, fairies, soubrettes, milk-maids, princesses, queens and scores of other well taken characters. The prizes offered by the company were awarded as follows: For the best costume among the ladies a set of fine furs given by Walker was awarded Miss Anna Peterson. Her costume was a pale blue suit trimmed with down. The prize for the best character represented by a lady was given to Miss Nettie Mills, who represented an organ grinder. The prize was a pair ot fine shoes given bv Jdnkins Bros.

The prize for the best costume among the gentlemen, a fine silk bat given by Max Myers, was awarded Clarence Richardson, who was attired as a courtier, in black satin. For the best character among the gentlemen Carl Dalquist received the prize, a silk umbrella, given bv B. Heilman. Mr. Dalquist represented an Indian.

A programme of twenty numbers was danced, the party breaking up at an early hour this morning. PERSONAL POINTS. Inspector General Meldrum is in Evanston today. Sheriff Kelley is back from a stay in Creede. Ex-Governor Baxter left yesterday for Omaha on business.

Mrs. J. D. Gill ot Ogden is visiting Mr. and Mrs.

Ijams. Mr. Frank Kniltle, a prominent business man of Port Carbon, is in the city visiting friends. Mrs. Charles H.

Burritt and children of Buffalo, who have been the guests of Mrs. 8. A. Day tor the past week, left for Laramie yesterday. John Winterling.

general manager of the Pratt Farris Cattle company, went down to Omaha yesterday. He will visit the stock ranches in Sheridan county before returning to Cheyenne A United People. The colored people of the city are rejoicing in the union of the two colored congregations ot the city, who will hereafter form one strong and compact organ ization. The union was effected through the labors of Rev- John W. Marshall.

Meetings have been in progress during the past five weeks and culminated as above stated last Sunday in the conversion and baptism of the Second Baptist church. In these meetings Mr. Marshall was assisted by Rev. S. Rice and Rev.

Z. Z. T. Thistle. Mr.

Marshall was born a slave, but ultimately purchased freedom for himself, mother, brother and two sisters. He served in the war under Gen. Milroy and was ordained to the ministry in 1872. Open to Wyoming. Marsh Jones of Laramie makes the following novel challenge in the Laramie papers: I will run any pony at this place not over fourteen and one-halt bands high, catch weights, half mile heats, best two in three, tor $250 to SSOO a side.

I will trot any two-year old bred and raised in this state, best two in three, mile heats, for same amount, balance rule. I will run any horse quarter mile, catch weights, for same amount. All races to be run in Laramie. This holds good for twenty days. Marsh ones.

Sow Man and tfature Uno Gases. Mau uses the same elementary gases as nature does, with others that she does not employ with the same intention. Both use oxygen for sustaining combustion, but nature uses it systematically for construction, which man does not. Man uses hydrogen for combustion as nature does, but not for construction. Man takes advantage of nitrogen for concentration of energy; nature takes the same advantage, by which nitrogen, though negative, becomes the most important of vital structures; but she does more, she makes nitrogen constructive as well as concentrative, an art man has not Magazine.

Anachronisms. Th6 very head and front of all offenders was Shakespeare himself. He speaks of cannon in the reign of John, whereas cannon were unknown until a century and a half later; of printing in the timo of Henry 11, of striking clocks at the time of Julius Cresar; he makes Hector quote Aristotle, and Coriolanus refer to cats and Alexander; he introduces a billiard table into palace; he dowers Bohemia with a sea coast, and makes Delphos an Monthly. Results of Cultivation. By careful cultivation the small black sloe has been transformed into the juicy and golden yellow gage plum, and the most delicious pippins owe their origin to the diminutive, acrid crab apple.

The savory cantaloupe in a wild state in India varies from the size of a plum to that of a lemon, and in most cases is either insipid or bitter. Tribune. Ask your grocer Jack flour. Subscribe for the Leader. Used in Millions of Homes Years the Standard.

CATTLE AND SHEEP INTERESTS. Their Development in the Section ot Which Rawlins is the Center. Last year there were shipped from this point 1,000,000 pounds of wool, and the wool clip of Carbon county was estimated to be $250,000. The a great many of head over heels in debt, owing in the neighborhood of $125,000, and during the season losing a large percentage of their flocks from various causes. But times have changed.

From a careful estimate made bv a leading sheepman of the county over 2.000,- 000 pounds of wool will be shipped from Rawlins this year, and the value of the wool clip of the county will exceed 000, and after paying all expenses they will have left more money than they know what to do with. This will benefit Rawlins to the extent of many thousands of dollars. Then there are our catclo interests. Rawlins has been in the past, and will be for a number of years yet to come, despite the fact that townsite schemers are trying to wrest this important business from her. the greatest stock shipping point on the Union Pacific railway, shipping over 1,000 cars of stock last year.

A large number of stockmen are doing a thriving business in Carbon county, the value of their herds running up into the hundred of thousands. This is their shipping point, and will benefit Rawlins accord i ngly. A Good Advertisement. I Casper E. T.

write-up of Casper and the mountain in last Cheyenne Leader was a very creditable piece of work. He reported things just as he found them, without exaggerating, and we believe the article will go far towards advertising our hustling little camp and laying its many resources more prominently before the public. On behalf of our citizens we extend thanks to The Leader and its able correspondent. Blanchard at Casper. On Saturday last this little Wyoming Mascot walked into the bank and instead of giving his check or draft, placed on the counter $2,500 iu good bard cash and asked to have it placed to his credit, and ere the sun went down behind the dis tant mountains he had given out, right there in Casper, to business men for supplies and to working men for labor, over $1,500 in checks, all of which goes right into circulation in Casper.

But it Cost it. The Cheyenne Leader with its usual enterprise, last Sunday morning published a complete and interesting writeup of the resources of the town of Casper and the valuable copper fields of that vicinity. Such a write-up is worth a good many thousand dollars to any town. A Short Cut to Fame. Col.

E. A. Slack has become famous by having a pofttoffice in Sheridan named after him. Thus undying fame fastens itself around the journalists of the new state. For the restoration of faded and gray hair to its original color and freshness, Hair Vigor remains unrivaled.

This is tha most popular and valuable toilet preparation in the world; all who use it are perfectly satisfied that it is the best. BIV hare fust received another car of those fancy jyeiv York Jlpples and Street Cider. d. findertcood Uro. WE MEAN BUSINESS! And this week, more than ever, Means Business and Profit to the Public, as the following 1 Reduced Prices will show: Fast Black Hose, regular price 50c, now 3 pair for SI.OO Fast Black Hose, worth 20c per pair, now only 10 Ribbed Underwear, in grey and white, per suit, 75 Grey Merino Underwear, worth $1.50 per suit, now 1.00 A large assortment of Outing Flannels, in light and dark colors, 10 A new line of Spring Styles in Outing Flannels just received, 12 1-2 WILLIAM MYERS.

Row Over a Stuffed Man. London, Feb. 15. incident arising from the masked balls given at the Convent Garden theater, led to a hearing in the police court on Thursday last. These balls have been the.

liveliest events given in London for a long time. The friskiest actresses and the best known aristocratic rounders frequent these entertainments. It is also the custom for many parties of ladies, wearing dominoes, protected by their husbands or brothers, to make short visits to the theater; where they watch the mad whirl of gayety from the boxes. On Wednesday a man named Lowther, who bad been an occupant of a box, was summoned to appear in court to answer a charge of assaulting a policeman. The evidence showed that Lowther and his party had with them a lay figure dressed as an old gentleman.

Attention was drawn to the box by the eccentric tricks of the old man and the ludicrous position ho assumed, all directed ot course by those controlling the figure. Finally a row occurred in the box, the old man evidently becoming incensed with the treatment accorded him. Os course those who were not in the secret thought the man was alive, and there was great excitement and consternation when Lowther seized him and hurled him headlong from the box. When some of the people on the floor ran to his assistance they were chagrined to find that he was only a Many of them treated the matter ns a joke and had a hearty laugh over the manner in which they had been fooled. Others, however, who did not have a very keen sense of the ridiculous, insisted that their perturbed feelings could only be calmed by the expulsion of the offenders.

Consequently constables were sent to the box, and Mr. Lowther, who bad the old man was requested to retire. This he declined to do, and when the constables attempted to eject him, he struck them. The result was the issuing of the summons. When the matter came up on Thursday the magistrate refused to regard the case seriously.

Ho intimated that little else was to be expected at. such an entertainment at 3 in the morning. The lacerated feelings of the did not receive much consideration from the magistrate, for he merely bound Mr. Lowther in the sum of £5 to keep the peace toward her lieges and subjects. is the best in the market.

Keep your feet warm and your head coot. SPECIAL SALE THIS WEEK AT S. Shoe Store. JERSEY COMPANY'S Pint Quality Rubber Soils Rubbers a SO Rubbers .35 Rubbers 525 High Button QA Overshoes AU High Button TP Overshoes These are genuine bargains for cash buyers only. Grab quick.

Ten per cent discount on all our regular Shoes and Slippers for this week. S.BON SSHOESTORE 315 West Sixteenth Street. Stockgrowers National Bank CHEYENNE WYOMING. lax OMpitai amd TTncllvldort INTICBEWT PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS. urni KBN ANDREW GILCHRIST.

President. HKNRY HAY, Cashier. K. A. AHRY, Assistant Cashier.

J. D. FREEBORN. Anststant Cashier WYO I HHolf Hardware. ZHLAZR, WAR ZE Bvxildorai' Hardware.

COM Tinware a.xac3L Htovea. 311 West Seventeenth. St- GEO. RESTAURANT I Regular Meals. 25c.

The Bar in connection is supplied irith choice brands ot Cigars, Liquors and Wines. The finest Merchants' Lunch in the city all day at the Bar. Nos. 211-2IG Fifteenth Cheyenne, Wyoming Having Purchased CHARLTON'S BON TON STABLES Corner Eddy and Eighteenth Streets, I am prepared to furnish First-rlasH and Riding Horses for ladies and gentlemen. Calls for carriages promptly attended to.

Telephone J. JU, JVE TkZT. KEEFE GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER and 418 Vtz Hcvcntccntli fitt- Building Stone, Stone Sidewalks all kinds of Stone Cutting, i -y'' Pressed Brick and Terra Cotta Work. St nl nod, Or num on tai and Bovu Plato Glass, Iron Foncos, Etc. I in fact all kinds of material connected with -S the building trade.

1 BREWING CO. cp BIE toas 150,000 BARRELS 4 A PER ANNUM OF Brewed exclusively of Bohemian Hops 1 and Selected Colorado Barley. pileeper Bottled Beer a Specialty ADOLPH J. ZANG, General Manager. TioFivrAisr tlociki Agonf.

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