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The Wallace News from Fort Wallace, Kansas • 3

The Wallace Newsi
Fort Wallace, Kansas
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-Y Miss F. M. 1xwly, Philadelphia; Miss Lena Hotter, Buffalo; Miss Nelly McGonnell, Chicago; Miss Mb ft Train leave auddexuri from Wallaces Purd' an(1 3 Children, Liver- follow: pool, Ohio Mrs. Carrie Morris ana daughter, Golden City, Mrs. fiOING KAT.

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Moffat and 2 daughters, liar-; a ISO WFJ1T, irisonville, Mo. John W. Noble n. m. and wife.

St. Louis; II. Goodrich. Arrive in. I -U'' P- I I .1 III did full justice on the occasion, ine following Is the sum ptous, HILL OF FARE In honor of THE LADIES, CHRISTMAS, '70, Tendered by McClINTY 4 METCALF, ProprietoM of the WALLACE HOUSE, socpa.

Oystr. Buffalo Tongue (a ta Metcalf). ROASTS. Buffalo, (a la Noble) An'elope, (a la H. ffrr) Turkey, (a la Oral ton) VEGETABLES.

Mahed Potato, Rolled Oniony Succotash, (Slewed Potato, Tomatoes, Corn, Peas. KKlXftHKfl. Cranberry Sauce, Totnntoe Catsup, Worce'erhl''e Plcale and Cueeae. SALADS. Lolmter Salad" (a la Bean) Irish Stew, PASTRY.

Cranberry Pie, Peach Pie, Gooseberry PleM Mr berry pie, Raspberry Pie, Cora march Podding. BRKADA. Bread, Tea. Biscuit, Rolls. The western Jonn J- Utttm and wife, Indian- bound express train, No.

3, B. F. 5 Jilinw A. Semple and Phelps, Conductoi, on the, Kansas daughter, Indianapolis I). B.

Mo-; Pacifb Kail way, Miat left Kansas ran, wife nnd el.ild; h. Nay-1 f'itv Thursday night, December lor.Louisville; Juige no. after a succession of delays, Santa Fe' Gen. J. A.

Alex-; paused bv a terrific snow-storm, i ander, U. S. Fort Union, If. 7 M. F.

J. Holler, Denver; 8. W. Sea, Chicago; Lt. K.

T. Ryan, 15th FortCummings, Louis Dugal, Denver J. Galligan, Davenport; S. I. Hlount, Chicago; Ora Haley, (ramie W.

J. Mel) in-iel-t. Kansas Citv Alford Rich reached Wallace, a distance of four hundred and twenty mile from Kansis City, and within two hun- dred and nineteen miles of Denver, on Sunday night, the mth December, at 10 o'clock. On Monday inornin another snow storm et in, causing another blockade of trains both east and west. The train, No.

that left IK-nver the nbjht of De-' ceniber ltli, reached this point Monday morning ami remained until Wednesday afternoon at when, preceded by a snow-plow and two engines, left eastward, hoping to 1)0 able to force their way thro'. mond, Liverpool O. G. (). Carey, i Chipping, England James Mar- tel, Geumsey, Midland J.

J. C'ro-1 thy, Boston, Mans. VVm. Sullivan- raurr, TEA. C01FCK.

van, Leavenworth; Geo. NN lA-jf The whole party arose from this wards, Philadelphia. rpprt feeling that It was well to have been there. How Spent in In! max. To be surrounded by snow ou all Accident.

Thero was great destruction of At the time of leaving, a gale of! wind and snow was in full blast. siles aml unable to go either for and doubts were expressed as to I ward or backward is bad enough, engines and machinery, and many were injured and ditched. whether they would succeed. These fears proved correct, for the train had gone but thirty miles, when but when our geographical position locates us on the Plains, Or "Great American Desert," as they are they were drifted in and remained i ii. i for several days.

The latest rejKjrts are that they have succeeded In get- Christmas, away from our loved ting through to Kansas City, homes and associations, the thought Among the passengers on the train becomes a gloomy one. Here we On the 20th, near Wilson Creek, as the snow plo7 and three engines were going on to the trestle, Jai. Baxter, the engineer of the last engine, fearing that the truss would give way, jumped from his engine and was so much injured that he died in about an hour. Ou the 21st, a man named Bill Wightman, at Wallace, slipped and run a large knife Into his abdomen some five or six Inches He was taken to the hospital at the Fori" and cared for, and is yet alive. was ex-wovernor ormick, of are housed up in one of Pullman's Arizona, whoso acquaintance we made.

Palace Sleeping Cars, the "Ca-manche," within miles of Denver, and within a stone's throw of one of the best conducted eating Arrivals. The following are the names of hour's to bo found anywhere, with the triin crew and passengers, of plenty to ut and drink, and fuel wherewitli to warm, we are thank Whether he will live or die is yet ful it is no worw than this. To train No. 3. lound for Denver: OFKK'KltS OF TRAIN.

15. F. Phelps, Conductor. Harry Lanigan, Raggage Master. keep up the time-honored custom, an Pen inestlon.

Near Wallace, Sam. Phelrn, the the proprietors of the aforesaid Win, Griffith, Express Messenger. house invited our party to a Christ- master stone mason of the division, while riding on the outside ladder of a caboose car, was hit by the aide C. H. Harden, I'.

S. Mail Agent. mas dinner, spread in good style W. C. CulU'rt, Brakesman.

and presidwl over by our host Mr. of a cut Into which thn train ran, It. Is. Cunningham, Rrakesman. Henrv II, Metcalf.

The table fairly D. Hare, Conductor Pullman car. 'groaned under the weight of the an! Instantly killed. His remains I M. Porter 4t tempting, nlihles, and the guests were sent cast..

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