on the North
The dog poisoner is running amuck
in Cheyenne, and Mrs, Ollie Redd and
Master Willie Ashford have recently
The young men of the city have or
ganized a base ball club, and under
the management of A. L. Palmer and
Wm. Thistle, bids fair to develope a
James Gsskin has gone south to
place upon that market a car load of
western horses. This is his second
trip within the past few months, and
he reports profitable sales.
The stork is hovering over and
around our city. The recent families
visited were: Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Brown of the south side, and Mr. and
Mrs. Simon Smith. A son has been
the gift to each of these families, and
all concerned are doing well.
Simon Smith, one of our extensive
property owners, and who may well
be styled “The Hustler,’’ has just
completed three cottages on W. 18th
St., which will soon be ready for rent.
E F. Landor, the efficient chef of
the Inter Ocean Hotel, has been on
the sick list for the past ten days. He
is slowly convalescing, and his many
friends were pleased to see him out
Rev. J. C. Bell of the A. M. E.
Church, preached a scholarly and
very spiritual sermon last Sunday
evening. His text was: “Behold What
Love The Father Has Bestowed Up
on I s.” The attendance was above
the average, and a very substantial
collection was raised.
The Sunday School of the A, M. E,
Church is increasing in interest and
attendance each week. In addition
to the regular service, they have add
ed special features. Last Sunday in
a vocal selection, by Mrs. Carrie Smith
duett, by Wille Ashford and Arthur
Gray; select reading, by Mias Lena
Hopkins: anti an address, by Rev. J,
C. Bell, were well rendered.
Cheyenne society did herself proud
on Tuesday evening, the occasion lin
ing the first public reception of the
Afro-American Women’s Club. Invi
tations were sent to about forty guest.
A. O. U. W. Hall was secured for this
event, and was liecomingly decorated
with potted plants, lace curtains, rugs
the: statesman, Denver, colorad_
and couches. The'club colors, yellow
and green, were much in evidence,
and the ladies were handsomely at
tired. The gentlemen wore full-dress
The program was as follows: Choous
by the club; Invocation, Rev J, C-
Bell; Address of Welcome, by the
President Mrs. C. G. Ashford; Music,
Mandolin Club; Ladbs'Quartet, Mes
dames Landor, Bell, Smith and Hop
kins; Response to Address of Wel
come, E. F, Landor; Vocal solo, Mrs.
Carrie Smith; Toast, “The Ladies,’’ T
Edward Gray; Vocal solo, Mrs. E. F.
Landor. Mrs. T. E. Gray chairman
of the program. After the rendition
of the program the guest were enter
tained with music and a variety of
games. The following menu was
served: Chicken Salad, Cold Sliced
| Ham,.Saratoga Chips, Mixed Pickles,
i Vienna Rolls, Ice Cream, Assorted
i Cake, Coffee.
Men Were Posted.
The bridegroom of a newly marrie*;
p Air journeying to the city by train
one day recently, was a railroad man
Congratulations were whistled to him
from every locomotive passed in the
fifty-mile run. Those on the sidings
made the most din, but the engineers
on the trains In motion were also
posted, and whistled as they sped
by. One of the parly who gave the
newly wedded pair a send oil by pour
Ing rice over them told the other
passengers in the car what to expect
Every one seemed to enjoy the toot
Ing from the locomotives more than
the blushing bride and groom.
The most peculiar notes he ever
| heard from a chicken's throat caused
5 David F. Sullivan of Mount Carbon
j Pa., to hurry to his hennery to day u
j sea what the trouble tfas. There lit
found a large copperhead snake, will
| head erect, trying to charm a chicken
I It already had the fowl completely
under control. Mr. Sullivan, with c
I elub, killed the stake, which measured
I four feet.
Mrs. Elder of Nebraska will speud
the summer with her sister, Mrs. 0.
The Atbeuean Club met with Mrs.
G. 0 Smtih last week It is doing
nicely with the art work.
We are glad to see Mr. Thompson,
the Pullman porter in our city again.
E. D. Washington, who is conduct
ing a bakery would l>e pleased to
hate you call and try the health food
Hiss M COWDEN. : : , _j
Hair Dressing .
Shampooing, Cutting and Curllngi 5 ! '
All Hair Work made to order. Hair ' v
Tonics, Scalp Treatments, Manlcur- ! vng; ■
Ing; Stage Wigs for rent for theat
switches, 50 cents. Goods delivered
21st at,, Denver, ,
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English Cousins Marry.
In every 1,000 marriages in Greal
Britain twenty-one are between first
cousins. Among the nobility the rats
is much higher, amounting to fort,
five in 1,000.
Paper Mills in Russia.
There were last year 532 paper mills
in operation in European Russia, em
ploying 46,100 hands and turning out
paper to the value of about J24 000
Book Brings Big Price.
The sum of |:0,000 was paid at a
London auction for a “Codex Psalm
arum" of tho year H09, of which only
twenty conies were originally printed.
Not at the Morgue.
A New York contemporary wants t
know if Julius Caesar is dead. W
have not noticed his death notice auj
Strive for Exalted Life.
An excellent occupation is that of
living up to the good opinion of thcvc
who love you.
Life of Telegraph Wires.
Telegraph wires will last for fort/
years near the seashore. In the man
ufacturing district the same wires last
only ten years and even less.
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