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The Cheyehne Leader.
The Daily Evening Leader.'
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Irwin Graham,
JpURISH their own medicines. Other on
5 Ferguson street, bet ween Sixteenth and
Seventeen th St reels. sept lf»tf
.Vw/y/ron I*. fl. If.
Surgeon for BW/j?,/bry/o & Co,
And U. S. Examining Surgeon for
Wiff pi tich'cf in lOt-s (fill).
Office on Seventeenth street, m-xt doorot
Adam* & (V»., Cheyenne, Dakota. jan.'tf
J. A’. !> ;><•«I.AS, SJ. J>.
Eclectic Phy i< ian A- Surgeon.
(Mraucli nffi:*e of I'r. (?unningh-tt i - K office,
Dvovor, Colorado Territory.)
Office cm Tlmlmes street. u.-ar Denver
House, Cheyenne, Dakota. jan2tf
Dr. Geo. H. Russell,
Office on west si>l«i of Eddy street, near
City liall, Cheyenne,
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a ttohnkys,
Solicitors and Advocates.
OFFICE, west side F.ddy street, adjoining
City Hall building, Cheyenne, Dakota,
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Daniel McLaughlin,
OFFICE opposite the postoffice, on Seven
teenth street. ded2tf
Win. S. Crawford,
And United States Claim Agent.
01- FICF., corner Seventeenth and Eddy
Htreets. upstairs, Cheyenne, D. T.
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Thomas J. Street,
■cirjrrjr.v.vu ezrr, Dakota.
OFFICE on same floor with the City '
Hall. JnnlOSni
Notary Public & Conveyancer.
Office, No. 1608, Eddy street, upstair*.
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ItcglM<cr of* lAeeds
County Commissioners,
Fnrguson Street, one door north of Lowe & i
Pool s Drug Store.
fsbltf WM. MORRIS. |
Register of Deeds and oxofflclo Cleric.
Attorney and Counsellor
Dist. Attorney mid D«|»’ty V. S» AH’y j
Office on Eddy Street.
OHEletAl, I’AI’EK <>!■* THE CITY.
Very Fierce.
There is a urinary vessel in the
Star office who styles himself “ C. V.
Arnold.” It shakes itself and makes
much foam and considerable stink in
this mornings issue of that sheet. We
have heard of a tempest in a tea pot,
but never before of a tempest in a p—
pot. This thing, from maligning the
fait fame of our city in the Omaha
Herald, traducing tile good name of
our citizens and slandering the repu
tation of tlie wives, sistersaud-dauglt
ters of Cheyenne, has turned to abus
ing and villifying tile editor of the
Leader now that be is a thousand
miles or more away. That’s bravery
for you. That's the style of all cow
ardly tradueers and maligners I While
there was a chance for this tiling to
have his nose twisted with a pair of
tongs lie kept shady.
Tlie Star is an elegant sheet, in
deed I Between its urinal and dark
lantern writers it is very edifying to
a small coterie of nincompoops in tiiis
city, that is daily growing less.
A Clear Case.
We stated, a few days ago, that a
newspaper publishing gross reflections
on citisens of foreicn birth, hi the way
of communications, without express
ing its disapproval of the sentiments
contained in such communications,
by all fair rules of construction, is
held to approve of the same. Silence,
in such a case, is deemed to be a con
sent. The Star, however, in a subse
quent article, disavowed the senti
ments of its dark-lantern correspond
ent, waltzed after the Leader in a
somi-idotic, demi-fishmonger style ;
and boldly announces that the Star is
a public, receptacle for all manner of
anonymous nonsense. That’s all
right! We never dispute the question
of taste with anyone. If tlie poor old
concern is to be made a sewer to run
native malignity through, we are not
going to fret or worry over the matter ;
but on the contrary concede that there
is a fitness and an appropriateness in
that regard that is strikingly apparent.
Notwithstanding that “ye” native is
a New York Democrat (whew! what
a lie!) and tlie editor of the dark
lantern sewer is supposed to be the
blackest kind of a black Republican,
ami fain would be an oracle, we are
(‘iitirely at case over this conglomera
tion of the extreme of partizan views.
The old saw that ‘‘politics makes
strange bed-fellows,” applies here.
The Star will continue to dissemi
nate the narrow, bigoted views of the
dark-lantern order in Cheyenne ; and
again we say, “go it!”
Freaks of the Frontier Index.
In mineral discoveries the Index
man excels! He “elucidates” gold
and silver discoveries in this wise:
More Gold Discoveries.
Another gold discovery is reported in
the Black Hills since our last issue.
Two more gold leads have come to
light near North Park, immediately
west of Sanders. A mining company
has been formed there, ami will com
mence active operations in the spring.
The citizens of “ the Dale” have or
ganized a silver mining company—
embracing an area of fifty miles square
—and will be ready for claimants early
in the spring. The work has already
Mr. M. Dowling, of the firm of Rey
nolds & Dowling—R. R. graders-in
forms us that he has struck a silver
lead in the Black Hills, which will
prove very rich. It is probably one
of the same leads now being worked
by the Dale City and Black Hill Min
ing Companies.
Another Panic.—One of the stage
drivers from the end of the railroad
track, informs us that there is a great
rush for a newly discovered gold lead,
twelve miles south of Carmichael’s
station, In the Black Hills. One hun
dred men went over on Tuesday in
the dead of night, to go into the dig-
K in K R - „
All of which is made beautifully
clear, and the truth of the discoveries
made apparent by the following from
the same paper and same date :
The snow in the mountains is still
very deep—in many places from forty
to sixty feet. Mining prospects can
not commence before the last of April
to any extent.
Discovering gold and silver ledges
in the mountains with from forty to
sixty feet of snow, is considerable of a
feat, unless the croppings rear their
heads powerful high.
Here is another fanciful item, which
shows conclusively that while deer
and elk killers may be out there, that
the fool-killer has not passed that way
yet. He will bag the Tndex-\nnn as
sure as Laramie will he the capital of
the nation, and that the people out
there are discovering rfrh ledges with
“from forty to sixty feet of snow in
the mountains.”
It is a rare gift to be possessed of
such outlandish imagery.
Mr. 8. Petty, who lives near North
Platte crossing, has on ' hand three
thousand elk, deer and antelope hams
for the eastern market. He employs
thirteen hunters, and they kill, on an
average, twenty-eight four-logged
game a day.
Items for Everybody.
Some say that European affairs are
in a knot; others say they are not.
“ Representatives of Minorities”—
photographs of children.
CeusHni is Lhc Ug, a in an
to the public for being eminent.
Is there no way to bring home a
wandering sheep, but by worrying
him to death ?
Many a woman thinks she can do
nothing without a husband, and when
she gets one, finds she can do nothing
with him.
People often spend half their lives
in contracting maladies, and the other
half in trying to get rid of them.
“Patrick, do you know the fate of
the drunkard?” “Fate? Don’t. I
stand on the most beautiful pair you
ever saw ?”
“ You want nothing, do you?” said
Pat. “ Bedad, an’ if it’s nothing you
want, you’ll find it in the jug where
the whisky was.”
Truth is a good dog; but beware of
barking too close to the heel of an
error, lest you get your brains kicked
Wisdom consists not in seeing what
is directly before you, but in decern
ing those things which may come to
“What,” inquired a schoolmaster,
“is the plural of penny?” “Two
pence!” shouted the foremost iu the
A great step is gained when a child
has learned that there is no necessary
connection between liking a thing and
doing it.
One is much leas sensible of cold on
a bright day than on a cloudy one ;
thus the sunshine of chcerfu!ne&> and
hope will lighten evefy trouble.
Judging from the tone of the Re
publican press of Michigan, Hon. H.
P. Baldwin will receive a unanimous
nomination for Governor.
Ex-Rev. Mr. Kalloch, the ablest
orator in Kansas, is lecturing in that
State on “ Lessons from the Life of
Abraham Lincoln.”
Judge N. Holmes, of the Missouri
Supreme Court, has been invited to
become a Professor in the Harvard
Law School.
The Turks are making no progress
towards suppressing the Christian
revolt against Mohammedan oppres
sion in Crete.
Hon. Anson Burlingame receives
Sou,ODO a year in gold from the Chinese
Government for his services as special
ambassador to Europe and the United
Dr. Edward Batwell, of Ypsilanti,
Michigan, has become heir to SOO,OOO,
through the death of an East India
merchant in London, to whom, in
years gone by, Dr. B. had shown
marked kindness.
Queen Victoria is an indefatigable
knitter; and so all the English ladies
are learning to make their lords’
stockings and their own. American
ladies, howevej, prefer French to
English fashions.
A countryman who went to sec the
“ White Fawn” in Boston the other
evening, said it seemed to him that
the curtain bad been run up before the
ballet girls had got wholly undressed.
A little son of Harry Dickinson, of
Howard county, Mo., found a hog fast
ened in the fence and undertook to
help it out, when the other hogs at
tacked the boy, biting and tearing
him so that he died.
A teacher asked a bright little girl :
,‘What country is opposite to us on
the globe?” “Don’t know, sir,” was
the answer. “Well, now,” pursued
the teacher, “if I were to bore a hole
through the earth, and you were to go
in at tills end, where would you come
out?” “Out of the hole, sir,” replied
the pupil, with an air of triumph,
A good brother in one of the rural
districts thought he had a call to
preach. Being an Indi tie rent reader,
lie got a friend to rend the scripture.
The chapter on one occasion was
Genesis, xxii, which contains this
verse : “These eight did Milcah bear
to Nahor, Abraham’s brother.” On
this the preacher hold forth as follows:
“Brethren and sisters, let us consider
our blessings Morning and evening
our wives and daughters milk our
cows and thus supply our wants. But
in the days of good old Abraham It
took eight to milk a bear, and they
dl<l not get much at that.
Reported Expressly for the Daily Leader.
Interesting Foreign News.
Meeting of Friends of the
United States in London.
John Bright Addresses
the Meeting.
Doings at Washington.
Drawing of Articles of
Gen. Thomas Sues Stan
ton for False Im
lie Fixes the Damages at
London, Feb. 26. —Lord Chelms
ford has resigned his position as High
Chancellor. Sir Hugh Cairns will be
his successor.
The London Times, commenting
upon the Cabinet changes, says :
“Derby’s resignation was a forgone
conclusion ; so also was the accession
of D’lsraeli. No other man has the
equal right to take the Tory lead.”
Sees no reason, under the present cir
cumstances, why the Ministry should
be permanent.
The morning Post declares that
D’lsraeli becomes Prime Minister less
on account of his own merit than be
cause there is no one else fit for the
The Telegraph intimates that D’Ts
racli cannot expect the same indul
gence as shown his veteran predeces
The Standard says D’lsraeli’s task
as Chancellor of the Exchequer was
one of great difficulty ; but he is best
fitted for it by reason of his courage,
tact, experience and close relations.
Earl Derby who succeeded him, has
a still more ditlicult t;uk devolving
upon him.
A great meeting of the friends of
the United States was hold to-night at
St. James Hall. John Bright, Presi
dent of the meeting, made a powerful
speech, arousing the sympathy of the
audience for the American people by
eloquent allusions to their conduct
during the war of the rebellion. Rev.
Newman Hail followed, presenting
with ability the American side of the
Alabama controversy, ami carried the
vast assemblage with him. The meet
ing was very enthusiastic ami dis
persed with repeated cheers for
Floben’CE, Feb. 26.—Some Italian
papers, comment on the remarks
alleged to have been made by Secre
tary Seward, with regard to Gari
baldi, and think the words must have
been incorrectly reported. They hope
the American Government has not
been secretly using Garibaldi as an
agent of dissension, and trust that
America desires only the unity of
I taly.
Paris, Feb. 26. —The Press© reports
that the Italian government is about
to send General Bnxia to Vienna to
negotiate a treaty with Austria.
Raleigh, Feb. 26. —The Radical
State Convention met yesterday and
nominated Ex-Governor Holden for
Governor and Col. Heaton for Con
gress, from the Newbern district.
Tallahassee, Feb. 27. —The Re
publican State Convention has made
the following nominations: Governor
—Harrison Reid ; Lieut. Governor —
Wm. H. Gleason; member of Con
gress, C. M. Hamilton. Six delegates
were appointed to the Chicago Con
vention, and Presidential electors
New York, Feb. 27.—The Herald’s
special says: General Thomas has
sued Stanton for false imprisonment.
Damage $150,000
Chicago, Feb. 27.—The Tribune’s
special says: The Committee
upon the articles of impeachment
have been in session most of the day.
Generals Emory and Thomas were
among the most important witnesses.
The examining committee lias virtu
ally agreed upon five artiefes, though
there tnay be seven. An article charg
ing a violation of law in creating the
department of the Atlantic was dis
cussed, but will probabably be laid
aside, as the purpose is to avoid all
except the plainest unquestionable
misdemeanors, ami also to avoid such
as would call for the summoning of
witnesses from a distance.
7’he articles thus far agreed upon,
are as follows: Article 1. That An
drew Johnson, President of the United
States, is guilty of high crimes and
misdemeanors, in that ho removed
E. M. Stanton, from office as Secreta
ry of the War Department, without
his consent. Article 2. Said Andrew
Johnson, President of the United
States, committed a high crime in
this : That on the 21st day of Februa
ry, 1868, he did, in violation of the
act concerning the tenure of certain
civil office, appoint Lorenzo Thomas
Secretary of War ad interim, the Sen
ate being then in session, and without
the consent of the same. Articles.
That said A. Johnson, President of
the United States, was guilty of high
crime in this: That on the 21st day of
February, 1868, he conspired with
Lorenzo Thomae, and otherssuknown
to the House of Representatives, by
force, threads and intiiuitlation r to
prevent E. M. StanU>n ; Secretary of
War, from holding said office, in viu
lation of Act of July 31st, 1867, defin
ing conspiracy, and of an Act
regulating the tenure of certain
civil offices. That said Andrew
Johnson, Pres, of U. S., is guilty of
high crimes in office, in this, that re
gardless of his oathand in violation
of the Constitution, he did on the 21st
of February, 1868, appoint a Sec’y of
War ad interim, to-wit, Lorenzo
Thomas, without the consent of the
Senate, no vacancy existing in said
office of Sec’y of War. The fifth ar
ticle is not deflnately determined, but
it is supposed it will charge the Pres
ident with attempting to seduce
officers of the army to violate articles
of war, as authorized by Congress,
and approved by himself. Gen. Emory
testified that the President had sent
for him and inquired particularly
about the forces under his command,
and then asked him what he thought
of the law requiring all orders to the
army to pass through army head
quarters. Gen. Emory, in reply, told
him his understanding was, that all
orders must thus come to him.
Chicago, Feb. 27.—The lowa dem
ocratic convention yesterday nomina
ted delegates to the national conven
tion at N. Y. in July and presidential
electors and passed a long set of reso
lutions, one declaring Pendleton first
choice of the democracy of lowa for
Adopted, after stormy debate.
Resolutions in favor of the payment
of the debt in greenbacks adopted after
The Wisconsin Republican conven
tion yesterday nominated delegates to
national convention, and presidential
electors; —nominated Judge Dixon
Chief Justice, Byron Paine Associate
Justice of Supreme Court, Passed
resolutions in favor of Grant, and
avoided financial questions. Demand
ed Johnson’s impeachment.
Washington, Feb. 27.—General
Thomas lays damages against Stan
tonjit $250,000. Thomas’ counsel have
decided to make application for a writ
of quo warranto, before the United
States District Court, for Stanton to
show cause for retaining possession of
the War Department.
New York Feb. 27. —The World’s
Buenos Ayres’ correspondence of
Jan. 13th, says: General Asbath,
Minister of the United States is lay
ing very ill, and certainly cannot sur
vive many days. He has long been
an invalid and a great sufferer,
Some Chief Judgesand lawyers and
many of the merchants of the city
have been victims of the cholera.
The pestilence has carried off in
Buenos Ayres in forty days, five
thousand persons. All work has been
suspended and tboge who depend for
food or daily labor necessarily suffer
Carts enouge to carry away the dead
cannot bo found, nor men to dig
graves. Churches have been taken
for hospitals. Many unable to be con
veyed to them, diealonein the houses.
Government Gold.—lt is estimat
ed that on the first of May, after pay
ing all the gold certificates and interest
on the ten-forty bonds due March 1,
and five-twenty bonds due May 1,
there will be about $72,000,000 in gold
remaining in the Treasury.
Told tub Truth and More Too.
—One of the hardest things for human
nature to outgrow is the habit of cry
ing up one’s own saleable commo
dities and the crying down of other.
The following does not acquaint us
with “ Bob’s” final answer, but we
can imagine the “expressive silence”
which followed the blunt announce
ment of the assussor :
“ Bob, that's a tine horse you have
there; how much is he worth ?”
“Three hundred and fifty dol
“ Not so much as that I”
“ Yes, every centof it; another fifty
on top of it.”
•‘ Are you sure ?”
“Yes, I’ll swear to it.”
“ All right.”
“ Why are you so inquisitive?”
“ Merely for assessing purposes. I
am assessor of this ward, and only
wanted to know what you rated your
nag at”
NO. 136.
“ The ocean speaks eloquently and
forever,” says Beecher. “ Yes,” re
torts Prentiss, “and there is no use in
telling it to dry up.”
Vake, lady, vake! The moou is
high. Twinklin’ stars are beamin’,
while now and then, across the sky, a
meteor are streamin’! Vake, Sally,
vake! and look ou me—awake, squire
Nubbin’s daughter! Il l’ll have you,
you’ll have me —(by gosh ! who thtew
that water!)
“ Can water run up hill?” asked a
nine-years-old of Paterfamilias. “No,
my son,” was the reply, “But the
Missouri runs up hill, if my map's
right,” persisted the youngster. “ Ah
rivers tliat run toward the Equator
must run up hill, if the geography is
right about the shape of the earth ’’
Papu scratched his head and conclud
ed that Beil-litne for children had ar
An Albany paper has the following
paragraph :
We regret to say that while Prof.
Hall and assistants were engaged in
removing the famous fossil animal
obtained from South America, th©
rope broke, allowing the monster to
fall to the floor, mid with such force
as to break it into a thousand frag
ments. It was the only animal of the
kind in America, and was valued at
$20,000. The loss ie irrejmruble. We
sympathize with Prof: Hall in his
terriole loss.
Anecdote of the Elder Beecher.
“My father,” said Henrj r Ward
Beecher, “loved to write at the top of
the house, and I loved to get up there
to watch him. He had away of
whispering to himself as he wrote,
and while he wrote with one hand he
rubbed his breast with the other. He
could not. bear to be buttoned into
anything while writing, and wrist
band, collar and vest were all sure to
be pulled open as soon as he set to
work. Ills coat wait thrown
and his suspenders thrown oft’ h(s
shoulders, lie was a good lover of
clams; and one day as he was driving
his pen, a clam man passed the house,
crying “ (.’lams!” My father was so
intent upon his sermon that it was
several minutes before lie fairly reali
zed what the sound was. Then ho
rushed to the window and bailed the
man, who had passed beyond the
reach of ills voice. Clapping his pen
behind his car, father dashed down
stairs like an avalanch, and before any
or all of the women who were wont
to lie in wait to catch him, and put
him in order, could arrest him, ho
was in full chase down the stivet,
holding on to his pantaloons with one
hand, and waving the other into th©
air, shouiiiig, “ Clams, clams, clams!”
Ho caught the man, secured the clams,
and returned slowly, buttoning up as
he went to the house and to his study.
A Snake Story,
The Bucyrus Ohio> Journal states
that during the great snow, a lad near
that place went out to a put.ttomound
to get potatoes; after clearing away
the snow, ami breaking into the
mound, he found a kind oi nest in the
straw, In which wits a compact ball
of what he t ook to be n large ball of
string, such as our woolen men use.—
He brought this in with the potatoes,
and laid it on the baby’s cradle near
the stove. His mother just then sent
him oft*to a neighbor and continued
about her work. He was gone about
an hour, and when he returned, upon
looking for his ball, he found It nad
resolved itself into a pile of squirming
snakes, many of which were seeking
the warmth of the infant’s body, and
one had actually entered its mouth.—
A cry of alarm from the boy attracted
the attention of the mother toward
the cradle, and, seizing the child she
sought to extricate the reptile, hut she
was too late, and it actually drew it
self within the baby’s mouth and
down its throat. Dr. Ingraham was
sent for, but he recognized the snake
as being the com mon “.Serpens neptun,'
and therefore perfectly harmless. He
declined worrying the baby with med
icine, and the child seemed unhurt by
its singular accident. The mother de-,
dares, however, that its appetite fa
much increased, and that in its sleep
it frequently hisses loudly, Wo be
lieve tills is an imagination, as that
species of serpent or sn ike does not
<liej euiic, - Dakota.
Clioice Meats
KA VlNGvHtablishedas above, will supply
Cbnyennites with the best of meats, eta*
mails <£• AtcAllister,
Wholesale Dealers In
22V Douglas Street,

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