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Gilpin observer. (Central City, Colo.) 1897-1921, February 23, 1899, Image 8

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THE MINERAL PALACE, A. RAPIN. MGR.
Erjg’lisli, French) eincl Iteiliari Spoker).
LOCAL ITEMS.
The district court will convene next
Tuesday, March 1. at 1:30 o’clock p. m .
pursuant to adjournment
C. L. Urickerstestein, the newly ap
pointed survo\or of customs in Denver,
■entered upon his duties last Monday.
Matilda Arnold has been appointed
postmistress at Cresswe!!, Jefferson
county, vies Ilenry G. Shears’ resigned.
The Bank of Clear Creek county has
decia ed a dividend of 2 per cent on the
principal of its outstanding resumption
certilica! es.
’J he infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Rich
nrd Davies died Monday morning, aged
two weeks, and was buried on the after
noon of that day.
Andrew 11. Miller, of this city, has
bet u granted letter’s patent for on elec
tric switch by the United States patent
ollii e at Washington.
A monument is to bo erected over the
vie ims of the snow s ide which occured
ot Si.ver Plume on Sunday, Feb. 12.
Th’-y wore buried in one grave.
A series of religious meetings were
commenced hut Monday evening at St.
James’ M. E. church,* this city. They
are to be continued through the coming
week.
* Young man. have you caught on?”
‘Onto what!” “Your partner for the
grand prize masquerade and cake walk
of the Central City Owl Club, that oc
curs next Friday evening.”
Mr.W. F. Orahood has been appointed
by Mr. Whitted general attorney of the
Colorado A Southern railway company,
as attorney for that corporation in Gil
pin county. A worthy appointment.
A week from tomorrow evening the
Central City Owl Club will give a grand
prize masquerade bad and cake walk at
Armory hall. It gives promise of eclips
ing anything of the hind over given in
Central.
Jasper P. Scars, an old pioneer busi
ness man of Denvor passed away at 5:10
a. in., Feb. 17, at his residence in that
city. He leaves n wife and four daugh
ters. The funeral occurred hist Sunday
afternoon,
The 6tamp mill on Yellow mountain,
a half mile below the town of Ophir, San
Miguel county, was destroyed by a snow
allde last Sunday. It killed J.C. Yardol;
his family hnd u very narrow escape
from death.
Postmaster H. J. Sears has made quite
nn improvement to the postoflice in this
city by removing the money order do
pnrtinont from the rear to the front.
Now, if ho could only keep eoiuc of the
young hoodlums frem beir.g so boisterous 1
when they collect theie, it would be an- 1
other improvement. Some person it our
elbow suggests a good elm club for that j
purpose.
The Eidora Miner, published at Eldo- !
rn, Boulder county, has been received at 1
thU office, and placed on the exchange
list. Mrs. Harriet E. -Wilson is its pro 1
prietress, having succeeded Mr. Moore, i
It is quite newsy and has a large adver
tising patronage, which is quite newsy, i
and has a large advertising patronage,
which is needful to the country newspa
per publisher.
The Girard, Kansas, World, says: “A
man at Atchison the other day paid 84,-
000 for a wife. That old man was a
sucker. Hnd he let us known thut he
was in need of such an addition, we
could have cited him to n dozen ns hand
some us over bared their faces to a Kan
sas sun, hero in Girard, who might have
been had for the asking.”
Golden Globe: At a meeting of the
Golden firemen at Central fire station on
last Tuesday evening, Orph Hall was
elected chief and Alex McLean assistant
chief of the Golden fire department.
Two hotter selections could not have
been made.
An lown paper says I hat a man in that
state who refused to take his home pa
per became lie could get a Chicago paper
for half the money, saw a fire escape ad
vertised for 81. He sent the dollar and
got a vest pocket edition of the Now
Testament.
A. G. Baker, a returned veteran from
Manilu.nnd M*ss Lizzio M. Dailey, wore
united in marriage at Sugar Loaf, Boul
der county, Fob. 14, 18‘JO. They will re
side in Denver, Mr. Baker being connect
ed with the Mecca, a Denver publication.
Tho ladies of St. James M. E. Church
Aid socioty will give a 10 cont tea in the
ladies parlor of the church on Thursday,
February 2d, from 3 uutil 7 o’clock. A
cordial invitation is extended to every
body. Gentlemen esiwcinlly invited.
Yesterday being tho third Tuosday in
February, e meeting of tho directors of
tho Rocky Mountain National Bank was
held in the office of the bank. This in
stitution is one of the solid institutions
of tho stutj.
Tho question most frequently askod on
tho streets nowadays is, “How are the
roads out in your section?” The answer
is too forciblo to be mentioned.
Somehow there is nn unnnmenble
strength in Hoyt’s trndo-mnrk which ap
peals with a sort of magnetic influence to
the minds of tho most fashionable as
well us the masses. This fnct is forcibly
demonstrated by the enormous demand
for seats for the first presentation in'this
city of Hoyt’s masterpiece “A Contented
Woman,” at the opera house Saturday
evening. This comedy is pronounced
infinitely superior to any of Hoyt’s pre -
vious writings. Everywhere it has been
presented the theatres have had tho
seating capacity severely tested, and
standing room has bten at a premium.
Critics everywhere have been enthusi
astic in their praises, not only for the
cleverly constructed play, but the capa
ble artists Mr. Hoyt has engaged to pre
sent it. f J he scenery is fine, and the
music of that bright, catchy order that
so readily appeals to tho public car. The
specialties are up-to-date and strikingly
novel, and the costuming gorgeous. Miss
Bello Archer, one of tho most beautiful
American women now beforo the public
will be seen in the title role.
Washington’s Birthduy was ob
served yesterday by tho banks,
schools and public offices remaining
closed, and a number of the business
houses closing at noon for the rest of the
day. In the evening the Woman’s Relief
Corps of Ellsworth Post, No. 20, G. A. R.,
gave their first annual ball which was
pretty well attended considering the
weather.
“Tennessee's Pardner,” which was pro
duced for tho first time in this city last
Saturday evening, is a good play. Tho
company is a strong one, the situations
judiciously arranged, und the mounting
of tho play Eupcrh. The attendance was
large and the performance warmly re
ceived.
For Rent.
Two rooms for housekeeping. Inquire of
Mrs. Nast, Central City hotel, Eureka
street.
A fine lino of stationery just received
at Maymon’s Central Postoflice Store.
Valentines! Valentines!!
Tho finest valentines ever displayed in
the countv will bo on sale at llyndnmu’H
City Book store. They will be found
suitable souvenirs for the lovers, the
sedate person or of a comical nature.
Judges of Election.
At an adjourned meeting of tho city
council, hold lust Tuesday evening, the
following judges of election were ap
pointed to servo nt the city election,
which will be held on Tuesday, April 4,
1800:
First Ward R. C. Benight, B. E. Sey
mour, Daniel Munday.
Second Ward -John J. llummlik,
Meyer Muyinon.
Third Ward W. M. McLeod, Thus.
Stribloy, 11..E. Ilnznrd.
Fourth Ward Jacob Jurgens, Thos.
Pnrsons, Thos. Noonan.
Tho hoards will meet on Tuesday,
March 14, to revise tho registration lists.
From Manila.
Captain Thomas Hooper has received
a letter from P. J. Canfield, of company
L, First Colorado Regiment Volunteers,
now doiDg service at Manila, P. 1., writ
ten January 10, 1800. He says: “On ac
count of doing outpost duty since ar
riving here, excepting in September,
when we were detailed to guard the old
Spnnish prison which is called Bilibli,
have delayed writing to you. Tho
American authorities have taken one
side for a military prison. It was quite
a sight to witness the prisoners building
stone houses and tearing them down
again. The Phillipino convicts have a
well trained brass band who play tho
‘Star Spangled Banner” every night at
retreat.
“I will not attempt to give you a his
tory of Munilu. 1 do not know where
Mr. Gibbs is located at the present time.
Have not seen him for a long time. All
the boys from Central are in company L,
and are fot-ling well, excepting Michael
Prisk. Ho is so fat that one would take
him for a Dutch volunteer. The Christ
mas box sent by the good ladies of Cen
tral arrived all right, for which they
have the blessings, if not the prayers, of
tho entiro company. As a remembrance
of an old friend, I send you a box of
cigars. Would send you some rice, but
havo oaten eo much of it since we ar
rived here that 1 hate tho sight of it n 3
much as I do the face of a Phillipino.”
He closes his letter with kind remem
brance to his friends in Gilpin county.
In this connection Thk Ouskhvkr will
state that Captniu Hooper has recoived
tho box of cigars, each cigar being
wrapped nicely in tin foil. Ilis office in
Granito House block, on Lawrence
street, is very fragrant einoo ho received
them, ns ho divided thorn up with those
calling on him.
Summer Time in the South.
If seeking a quiet spot for a summer
vacation “The Colorado Road” affords
the most convenient route to Texas,
Mexico, Cuba and Florida at most at
tractive rates.
Notice of Application for City Deed.
Notice is hereby given that Nelson
Bishop has applied to the City of Central
for a city deed to a lot on Casey avenuo
adjoining Jntucs Angove’s lots.
Hkukick McLeod, City Clerk.
Feb. 20, 1800.
WANTED A fire insurance man of
good record can secure a permanent field
position in Colorado. Statu business ex
perience and send references. Address
AMOS D. BLA TO H FOR D, General
Agent, Indianapolis, lud.
Now and second hand furniture and
Mining tools. Otto H. E. Goetz.
■ ■ *~~~ — .. ——
Stamp Mill Screens, Baps, )k
Fuse and Bandies. m
Agent for
THE OLD ORIGINAL CALIFORNIA GIANT POWDER.
Quicksilver and Mill Chemicals.
Steam Fittings. Gold Retorts, Belting,
yPm Hardware, Stoves, Gas Pipes, Etc.
jerkins,* jvici<>Y & eo.
Central City, Colorado. 1
IQNATZ MEYER,
Finest Line of Whiskies, Wines and Bottled Goods.
FAMILY LIQUOR STORE.
Choice Cigars and Tobacco.
MAIN STREET, - - TWO DOORS FROM P. O.

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