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Ihe Cheyenne Leader.
The Daily Evening Leader.
I*. A.. BAKER,
Editor and Proprietor.
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tea made.
Irwin «Sc Graham,
IiURTMH their own medicines. Otßce on
Ferguson street, bet ween Sixteenth and
Seventeenth Streets. sept!9tf
Surgeon U. P. Ji. Ji.
Surgeon for Welle, Pargote Cb,
And U. S. Examining Surgeon for
Win practice in tljis (£iti).
Office en .Seventeenth street, uext door ot
Adams & CX>., Cheyenne, Dakota. Jan'dtf
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(Branch office of Dr. Cunningham's offioo,
Dwnvor, Colorado T erritory.)
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■istise, Cheyenne, Dakota. jan2tf
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Office on westside of Eddy street, near
Oily Hall, Cheyenne.
Solicitors and Advocates.
OFFICE, west side Eddy street, adjoining
City Hull building, Cheyenne. Dakota,
oct24 Gm
Daniel McLaughlin,
attokm:y at
OFFICE opposite the postofflee, on Seven
teenth street. decl2tf
Wm. S. Crawford,
And United State* Claim Agent.
Oh PICE, comer Seventeenth and Eddy
Streets, upstairs, Cheyenne, D. T.
Thomas J. Street,
OFFloe on Mine Boor with the City
Hell. JmillWrn
Notary Public & Conveyancer.
Office, No. tflOfl, Eddy street. npstßlrß.
’ ' (oct2< ts
Register of Deeds
County Commissioners,
Furgeson Street, one door north of Lowe ft
Pool s Drug Store.
fsbltf WM. MORRIS.
Register of D«eds and exoffirlo Clerk.
e. p. joiinson,
Attorney and Counsellor
A r LA w,
X«t. Attorney nn«t Dep’ty T. B. Atfy
Office on Eddy Street.
DA ILY 1. E.\ DLR.
The Storm at Washington.
Notwithstanding the telegraphic
dispatches sound the tocsin ot' alarm,
and may have unsettled sortie weak
nerves, it is so apparent that the thing
is a scare that it is hardly worth while
to seriously reflect on the matter.
Johnson undertook to remove Stan
ton, and gave evidence of ills deter
mination to do so, or test the powers
of the President before the Supreme
Court, and have ills rights in tile
matter of the removal of a member of
hie Cabinet, tleiinitely adjudicated
upon. But tile extremists of the
House are uts much afraid of tile Su
preme Court tut they are of Andrew
Johnson ; and there needs must lie
something done. Thad. Stevens has
lived for the past year for no other ob
ject but to have the pleasure of prefer
ing articles of impeachment against
the President. Whatever ilia admir
ers may say in his favor, don't con
tradict the charge that he is a malig
nant old man, and hates the Presi
dent with all Ids strength, Johnson'
is far from being immaculate ; but his
struggle to retain the Executive De
partment of tlie ‘Government intact,
and not permit the legislative depart
inent to encroach on it, by curtailing
its powers is a wise course to maintain
and defend. This Government is di
vided into three departments, tile
Legislative, Executive and Judicial,
each co-ordinate witli tile other This
is the theory of our Eederal existence;
but if the lowest branch of the Gov
ernment can regulate the other two
and curtail their powers, then it is
goodby to all safeguards to republican
liberty. We will certainly drift into
a pure democracy or despotism.
National Democratic Conven
This body met at Washington on
Friday last to decide when and where
the next National Democratic Con
vention shall be held. The prospects
arc in favor of Chicago being named
the place ; but the report is that Phil
adelphia, Cincinnati ami St. Louis are
each sure to be or cursed, as
the case may be, with th* convention.
Wells, Fargo & Co., and the
Considerable of an outcry was made
against this corporation last winter
and the past summer for neglect in
carrying the mails, by the people of
Utah, Montana, Idaho, Arizona and
Nevada. The charges then made are
now about to be inquired into, if re
liance is to be placed on the following
telegraphic dispatch, which we find
in the Omaha Republican of the 22d :
A Tribune’s special says prominent
democrats are urging the President to
appoint General Halleck in place of
General Sherman as commander of
the division of the Atlantic. The
same dispatch states that the postal
department is determined to investi
gate everything relating to the over
land mail contracts, and the truth of
all the allegations that Wells, Fargo
ACo., have been carrying their own
private mails to the detriment of the
public service, and selling their own
stamps to people of the territories in
stead of government stamps.
The western members are very ur
gent in the matter and are resolved
that the investigation shall not be
smothered or lobbied.”
Bully! We say, investigate.!
Dale City Correspondence.
The following communication was
received a couple of days ago, but
owing to tlie press of other matter,
was excluded from our columns until
Dale City, Fob. 23, IkGH.
Editor Leader: The much-talked
of Hardy-Delano mill came oil' to
day, Hardy losing by a foul, in fifty
seven rounds, one hour and three
minutes. The corral was built Just
out tiie city limits, and was commo
dious, and would (iave been comforta
ble had it not been for the wind whicli
kept tlie sand and dust blowing about,
regardless of eyes “or any other man.”
The boys steppetl into the ring at two
p. m, Delano's corner southeast.
Hardy seemed, and was, in best con
dition, ami on stripping gained an ap
plause, while oven -Delanos bnckeis
seemed to losenll confidence. Hets of
two to one on Hardy were freely of
fered. ami no takers. The fight then
commenced, Hardy and fmekers very
confident ; Delano's friends just the
contrrtry. Delano strove to make a
scientific knock-down fight ; but
Hardy, after getting a knock-down,
in tne fifth round, would rush in and
clinch, invariably throwing Delano,
who. finding that Hardy was the
most expert wrestler, mid would tight
no other wav, he would allow llanly
to take a loving twist on his neck with
left, lie holding Hardy s right with
his left, and pummelling his ribs, i
until he, H., suceeded in releasing ;
his right, when Delano would imme
diately drop. Not much hard fight
ing was done until the thirty-seventh
round, when there were four give-and
take blows, Delano putting two on
the ribs, and two in the face, and
receiving one on the.ribs, and three
on the crown of his head. Although
going down almost every round,
Delano certainly had the best of the
fight all the way through. Hardy
was several times warned, by the ref
eree, against striking Delano when
down ; but in the fifty-seventh he
: struck a straight “rib roaster,” while
; Delano was on both knees, and
the referee gave fight to Delano.
| Neither man was much hurt, but to
; all appearances Hardy was much the '
worst punished.
• ‘Thusd>uie City has gleaned a few
dollars from Chcyennee sports.
Hardy and his friends don’t want to
give up the money ; but that follows
as a natural consequence in all such
affairs. I understand that Jimmy i
Reed has challenged Delano, Jo fight
for five hundred dollars a in
three weeks, and that it was accepted.
Feburary 22nd, the anniversary of
Washington’s birthday, went off very
quietly, ending last evening in an
“ Anniversary Ball,” given by Mr.
Louis J. Ruth. Quite a number were
present, and until quite a late hour
merry feet kept time to pleasing niu
sic, and all went merry as a ‘ marriage
bell” until 12, p. in., when supper was
announced, and we adjourned to Mr.
James Watson’s to find a magnificent |
repast awaiting us ; one that even ,
< hicago could not have been ashamed
of. To describe it were useless, but I
we can conscientiously advise all i
those* who are feeling in want of a 1
good meal, to stop with Watson, and j
confidentially will tell you, if we can
get the “stamps,” we’ll stop with him
ourselves. Yours,
DaJaE City.
I ! —_2 4 L* J —:
Reported Expressly for the Daily Leader.
Berlin, Feb. 25.—The report that
the treaty between the United States
and the North German Confederation
in relation to the rights and privileges
of naturalized American citizens of
German birth, of whom military ser
vice herctqfore has been claimed, has
been finally signed, is premature, de
tails, however, fully agreed upon and
it is expected the document will be
officially signed on Saturday.
Washington, Feb. 25.—Senate-
Sum ner read a number of dispatches
sent in March. 1861, one sent by Min
ister Harvey to Governor Magrath,
informing him of the intended action
of the Administration relative to Fort
Su niter, and obtained from the Secre
tary of War.
Chandler presented a communica
tion from the Governor of Michigan,
which he proceeded to read, and which
expresses the hope that the Senate
Will not falter in executing the law
against the Executive as well as
against all who sympathize with trea
Hendricks interrupted by inquiring
by what authority was that document
before the Senate.
Several Senators spoke in regard to
it, but finally the chair put the ques
tion on reception paper and the Sen
ate refused to receive it.
After some other business, and
while Davis was speaking, Represen
, tatives Stevens and Bingham appeared
at the door, and a number of mem
bers of the House who accompanied
them to witness the proceedings.
Doolittle announced a Committee
from the House of Repretentatives
who were recognized by the presiding
Stevens then said : In obedience to
an order of the House of Representa
tives, we appear before you in the
name of the House of Representatives
and of all the people of the United
.States, we do impeach Andrew John
son, President of the United Sates, of
high crimes and misdemeanors in
office, and we further Inform the Sen- I
ate, that the House of Representatives
will in due time exhibit articles
against him, and makegood the same,
and in their name we demand that j
the Senate take order for the appear
ance of Andrew Johnson to answer
said impeachment.
Presiding officer Wade replied that
the Senate would take action In the
Howard desired to offer a resolution
• in connection with the matter.
Davis objected, and wished to con
tinue his remarks;
Howard said the Senator was out of
order, as this was a privileged ques
tion and of prior consideration.
Davis maintained that no question
could interfere for consideration while
he occupied the floor, unless he choose
to do so out of courtesy, give way.
Howard said the subject and matter
of this question was of great import
ance and demands more immediate
attention than the matter which the
Senator from Kentucky was discuss
-1 l'g.
Davis rather excitedly, said he was
i entitled to the floor and would hold it,
; and no gentleman had any claim to
address the Senate while he was speak
ing of the bill under discussion.
Edmunds said he admitted the right
of the Senator from Kentucky to hold
the floor, but questioned the propriety
and delicacy of his asserting his right
under the present circumstance.
Davis said that if the Senate decided
he was not entitled to the floor, he
should give way ; hut if they decided
otherwise, he should exercise the
privilege of waiving his claim or not,
as he saw fit.
The Chair put the question to the
■ Senate, and it was decided that
Davis had the right.
Davis said as the question was now
settled he wouhl give waY to Howard.
Howard offered the following:
Resolved. That the message' from
! the House relating to the impeneb
; ment of Andrew Johnson, be referred
to a select Committee of seven to con
sider and repdrtpon same".
Bayard said the Senate had no con
stitutional jurisdiction to appoint a
select Committee for this case, and
contended that, it could only resolve
itself into high court for impeach
ment, the Chief Justice of the Su
preme Court presiding. They had ito
right, he maintained, to anticipate
the trial of the ease of impeachment
'by reporting the message from the
; House. . - -
I Resolution adopted.
( Patterson next took the floor and
made a long speech on reconstruction.
At twenty minutes to 2 o’clock the
door-keeper announced the presence
of Stevens and Bingham, who report
ed that they had Impeached Andrew
Johnson at the bar of the Senate, and
that the Senate would take action
The regular business was then pro
ceeded with.
Allison offered a resolution declar
ing as saoso- of the House, the
right to regulate cfilties oti importa
tions belongs to the legislative power
of Congress. Adopted.
Wilson offered a resolution declaring
that the public welfare demands re
trenchment, and directing that the
eommiteeoii Pacific RailiWd report
u<» bill granting aid to any xaiiroad.
Resolution went over.
The Speaker presented the constitu
tion of the Stale of Alabama, as adopt
ed by the Convention at Montgomery.
Refem <1 to Reconstruction commit
Butler reported a bill making appro
priation for the expenses of the Indian
It was made a special order for to
Washhurne, from the committee on
Rules, reported a new rule declaring
that, pending a motion to suspend the
rules, only one motion be entertained
that the House now adjourn, When
the result thereof is announced, the
House shall not entertain any other
dilatory motion until a vote be taken
on suspension. This is intended to
prevent filibustering by the minority,
who exhausted one third of the day,
when the suspension of the ruler were
in order.
The new rule was adopted.
Washburne then offered a resolution
which was adopted, that when the
committee report on the articles of
impeachment, the House shall imme
diately resolve itself into a Committee
of the Whole thereon ; the speeches
to be limited to fifteen minutes each,
and said debate shall continue till the
next legislative day, to the exclusion
of all other business. At 6 p. in. of
the second day the fifteen minute de
bate shall cease.
The committee then proceeded to
consider the amendments under the
five minute rule ; but no merely pro
forma amendment could be entertain
ed al 4p. in. of the second day. The
committeo report action to the House,
which shall immediately 1 and without
dilatory action, proceed to vote the>;t>
on. If the articles of impeachment
are agreed upon , tne Hot^ o shall hn-
e i ec ( by ballot seven man
agers to conduct the impeachment on
the part of the House, During the
pending resolution relative to .im
peachment but one dilatory motion
will be entertained, viz, to adjourn.
Washington, Feb. 26—1 a. m
—The excitement over impeachment
has sensibly, djminisbed business nt
the War Department, ben. Thomas
made no further demand for records.
He merely called at the Adjutant-
General’s office, and, after receiving
his private malls, went home. Gri?at
interest Is manifested ill the result of
Thomas’ examination before the Su
preme Coilrt to-morrow,
Chicago,-'* S’eb. 25,—There was an
immense meeting here to-n|gb to
sustain the action of Congress in Im
peaching the President.
Havana, Feb. 24.—Mexican advi
ces state that the government has rec
ognized the English-Spanish debt.
A sinking fund has been created for
the redemption of the public bonds.
The revolutionists in Yucatan hold
possession of the town of Trama!,
which is besieged by Gen. Altorre. It
is expected the place will capitulate.
A number of the leading rebels, who
escaped from Sision, on the schooner
A run tai, were driven ashore by two
of Juarez’ gun boats, The parties es
caped to the interior.
Washington, Feb. 25. —Pension
Commissioner Barrett has resigned*
to take charge of a newspaper in Cin
cinnati, •• ~
Feb. 25.—The Con-,
vention passed the reading of the day.
The Constitution was adopted as h
whole. Fprty members signed the
Constitution, and five refused. An
ordinance was passed witholding pay
from the members who refused to
sign the Constitution. The Conven
tion then adjourned.
The Constitution adopted appeared
satisfactory to all classes ; and the best
feeling prevails among the delegates
and citizens.
London, Feb. 25. —Midnight.—It is
thought that D’lsraeli will resign the
position of Chansellor of the Exohe
quer Sir Stafford North Cole will
take his place. Nobody is yet named
to succeed North Cole as Secretary of
State for India.
Toronto, Feb. 25x—A furious snow
storm set in yesterday. The railroads
are all blockaded.
Philadelphia, Fob. 25.—-At a
large Democratic meeting hold in the
eighth Ward. Strong resolutions
were passed, and one Col. Lecheler
said that, before many days, every
lamp-post will be converted into a
gibbet for Republicans.
Washington, Feb. 2«.—The rebel
schooner Oriente, has been captured
off Yucatan'. and
money have been called for to sup
press the Yucatan rebellion. It was
feared that Ca.valis would capture
some specie enroute fjom Monterey to
Matamoras. Venezuela advices say
that the rebellion Is almost entirety
supressed. Jamaica dates state that
the American Consuls are acting vig
orously to obLiin redress for the out
rage upon the schooner Hannah
Grant. The sugar crop will be one
quarter larger than usual.
Washington, Feb. 26.—The Sen
ate yesterday considered the supple
mental reconstruction bill, allowing
(he majority of the votes cast to decide
elect ions.
Buckalew’s amendment, requiring
ten days residence in a distret before
election, was adopted.
Williams offered an amendment
allowing an affidavit or oath satisfac
tory’ evidence to establish a vote’s
right to vote, was adopted.
Sherman offered an additional sec
tion, which was adopted, providing
that conventions may provide for the
election of members of Congress, and
all elective officers provided for in the
Constitution, at the same time as the
election for the ratification of the
Constitution, and that the same offi
cers who make returns of the votes on
the ratification of the Constitution,
shall also certify as to the votes cast
for members of Congress.
Davis moved to amend, requiring
all elections provided for to take place
on the same day in every State.
After other .amendments being of
fered and rejected, the bill was passed
to the select committee on the Im
peachment matter, composed as fol
lows: Howard, Trumbull, Conkling,
Edmunds, Morton, Pomeroy ap/3 |
Johnson. Adjourned.
Raleigh. Fob. 25.—The Convon
tlo’;, by a sto.’. my vote, adopted the
I Hrt’t’ie On suffrage. To-day was spent
in discussing the article on Judiciary,
making three Supreme Courts, and
twelve Supreme Court Judges, all to
bo elected by the people.
Waniiingson, Feb. 26 General
Thomas appeared before the Supreme
Court to-day, accompanied by counsel,
Richard T. Merrick, Walter S. Cox,
with Joseph W. Bradley,Sr., advisory
counsel. Judges Oliver and Fisher
occupied the bench with Judge Carter.
Subpoena was issued for Stanton to
appear and bring with him his com
mission ns Secretary of War, and cer
tain official papers. Judge Carter
asked if the counsel were ready to pro
ceed with the case. Mr. Riddle intro
duced Mr. Carpenter of Wisconsin as
associate counsel for Stanton. Mr.
Carpenter, owing to illness and the
importance of the case, asked a con
tinuance till to-morrow. Merrick oh
i Jected mi the ground of public Inter-
NO. 135.
ests. Judge Carter was disposed to
grant the continuauee. Merrick ask
ed that the case be considered In crim- *
Inal court, Instead of in chambers.’
Judge Carter declineil as he sat
merely as examining magistrate. Mr.
Merrick said General Thomas was
here and his bail surrendered him
into custody of the Marshal of the
District. He was therefore a prisoner
and his counsel asked for a writ of
habeas corpus. Judge Carter declined
imprisoning General 3'homas, believ
ing that he would appear to-morrow,
and informed him he could go hence.
Hr. Louis, Feb. 25.—A letter from
i Fort Berthold, December 23d, says,
the mail from St. Foul to Helena, was
partially destroye<t*trr 81otm Indians
near White Earth River oft
The mail carriers w«?re warnetf if
again caught they would be killed.
The hostile Sioux arc endeavoring to
Induce the friendly tribes on the Lit
tle Missouri to join in a war against
tbo whites.
A letter from Fort Berthold, Jan.
»16th, mbvh, that for two pre.
vious the severest storm ever known
for ten years has lx?en prevailing.
The troops at Fort Stevenson were
obliged to burn the wareliouse and
al! the lumber to keep them from
freezing. Cattle and mules were act
ually buried In snow tn large num
bers and frozen to death.
The Indians in the neighborhood - of
the Fort are in a starving condition.
The corner of a bridge across fho
Mississippi at this point was laid yes
Items for Everybody.
There is a printing office InOsstpbe,
N. H.,in which all the labor is per
formed by a lady and her daughter.
None are more loth to tnke a jest
than those who are the most forward
to bestow it.
Men generally put a greater value
upon the favors they bestow Chun (hwse
they receive.
The beginning of love is tn the
power of every one ; to put an end to
it in the power of none.
During the year 1867, 5.1,480 hides
were shipped from New Orleans to
New York, and 51,287 to Boston:
A company has been chartered to
run a lino of steamers between Nor
folk, Now Orleans and Venezuela.
It is proposed to renumber the
streets and avenues of Now York city
on the Philadelphia plan.
The Council Bluffs and Sioux City
railroad is completed to within eleven
miles of the latter city.
Ingratitude is, of all crimes, what
in ourselves we account the most ve
nial ; in others, the most unpardon
A Vahiaih.e Climate.—One hun
dred and twenty degrees difference
in the temperature of Sparta, Wiscon
sin, and Key West, Florida, on Mon
day. At the former place thetnercury
was nt fifty-one degrees below zero,
and at the latter place it was at seven
ty five degrees above zero.
Feed & Sale Stables,
Corner Reed and Elgleenlh ete., Cheyenne.
And Young and spirited horses
unKurptuuied in extent, ox comfort, for
stock and we have cotiHtnntly on hnnd an
übundnnee of feed. The preiniHeH nre sup
plied with the beat of water. Wo have a Hrat
Pilgrim House
For the accommodation of
Travelers and TeaniMtera
J«nl0-.3m Proprietors.
A_. S. Day <& Co.,
Whuhwale and Retail Dteftloa In
Groceries and Provisions,
Boots. Shoes. Clothing, and
General Outfitting Good*.
F< ruuiou .troet, Cheyenne. Dakota.

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