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VOLUME III. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA .
IA ' * , THURSDAY , JULY 31 , 1884. NUMBER 9.
UNITED STATES LAND OFFICE
McCook , Nebraska.
a. L. LAWD , Eoeitter. C. P. BABCOCZ , Bccclvcr.
OFFICE HODHH : From 0 A. 31. to 12 M. , nnd
1 to 4 P. M. , mountain time.
J. E. COCIIUAN ,
ATTOENEY AT LAW ,
lleCOOZ , BED WILLOW COTOTY , 1IEB.
Pmctlco in jiHy Courts of thu state and Kan-
mis , antltho government Lund OHico of this'
District , and before the Lund Department at
Wushlngton. Satisfaction guaranteed , and
terms reasonable. Office 1st door swuth of the
U. S. Land Ofllce. 8.
JENNINGS & STAHBUCK ,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW ,
McCooK , - - NEBRASKA.
Will jjh'c special Attention to the practice of law ,
and making collections.
tS Ofllcc Sccondblecknortli of depot , 2 doors north
Green's drug store. 2--2.
JOHN A. LEE ,
MERCHANT TAILOR ,
McCooK , : : NEBRASKA.
t2 TTlt nnd Workmanship guaranteed.
Als ngcntfirthc Wheeler & Wilson Sewing
PAGE T. FRANCIS ,
COUNTY SURVEYOR ,
Red Willow County.
Keeps certified plats of nil lands in the
Hitchcock land district. Special attention
given to all such business. Correspondence
L. LEE JOHNSON , M. D. ,
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON ,
Grataate Uoilcal Department ITniTerrity7cctcr. .
OFFICE : Two doors cast of the Tribune
OJlicc , where he can be found when not pro
fessionally engaged. Ilesidence , corner of
Jclfcrson and Madison streets
Dn. 'A. L. KAY ,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON ,
McCOOK , - - NEBRASKA.
I will be found at S. L. Green's Drug Store
for the present. All orders left there will re
ceive prompt attention.
T. B. STDTZaiAN , M. D. ,
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON ,
McCOOK , - NEBRASKA.
Oflice one door cost of Tun TmnuxE oflice ,
where all calls will receive prompt attention ,
Clay or night ,
DR. A. J. WILLEJT ,
SURGEON B. & M. Railroad.
[ OFFICE AT I ) . & M. PHARMACY , ]
McCOOK , - . NEBRASKA.
A. T. GATEWOOD ,
[ OFFICE AT McCOOK HOTEL. ]
527 Prcservntien af the teeth a specialty.
JOHN R COLLINS ,
CONTRACTOR AKD BUILDER ,
McCOOK. - - NEBRASKA.
Jobbing TiIH receive prompt attention atinytJiop
on Dcnnlson St. , opposite McCook Mouse. Plans and
( pacifications furnished If desired.
CONGHDON & CLIFF ,
BRICKLAYERS & PLASTERERS
McCOOK , - NEBRASKA.
J2T A11 jobs promptly attended to.
C. L. NETTLETON ,
* Superintendent Public Instruction
r Teachers' Examinations at ludianola on tbc
third Satsrday of every month , commencing
at 9 o'clock. A. M. ' 25-tf.
W. M. SANDERSON ,
HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTER ,
McCooK , - NEBRASKA.
J5 ? A11 work guaranteed. Give me a call.
WILLIAM McINTYEE ,
CONTRACTOR. AND BUILDER
OF LONG EXPERIENCE.
All work warranted. All material furnished
If desired. "Work done on short notice.
HINMAN & CO. ,
Painters , Cramers , Paper Hangers
McCOOK , 2-36. NEBRASKA.
furnished for Celling Decoration * ,
either In paper or Fresco Painting.
NEW BARBER S'HOP.
Has opened up a Burlier Shop onVrt Denniwm
Street , McCooJr , Neb. , where he Is ahle to do Sliai In ; : ,
Hair DrccsInR. etc. , at all times. Ladles and child
ren's hair dressing a specialty. Call and become
ncqualnted. JACKSON TU1JBS.
A. C. TOWNE ,
REAL ESTATE AGENT.
McCOOK , - . NEBRASKA.
Has for alp Deeded Land ? , Timber Claims and
Homesteads. Also , "will locate parties on Govern
Now comes another cowboy sensa
tion. All the way from Big Stone
Cityin the land of the Dakotascomes
the cheering intelligence that the
"cowboy preacher , " 0. E. Murray , of
Pierre , is stirring up an unprecedented
religious revival. His great specialty
I is music , and as music hath charms
to sooth the savage breast , it is no
} wonder that the cowboys of that
hitherto benighted region are rapidly
becoming converted. The singing
' evangelist is assisted by a boy preacher -
i er named Webber , who has charge of
| the allar work in the grand camp-
meeting under the direction of the
Methodist Episcopal church. In the
grand round-up of sinners , Murray
steers the cowboys on the right trail ,
and Webber applies the brand of
Christianity upon their brows.
They are performing a good work ,
and we are glad to note the fact that
they are meeting with marked suc
cess. These missionaries have chosen
the right field , and wo hope that the
day is not distant when they shall
have converted every cowboy in the
vast grazing regions of the country
from Dakota to Texas and from Ne
braska to Arizona. It will indeed be
gratifying to hear the cowboys , as
the joyfully bound over the buffalo
grass , singing Moody and Sankey
hymns and "Hosannahs to the Lord , "
instead of indulging in profanity that
streaks the very air blue with caths.
Let the good work go on. The COWT-
boy preacher , with his mellifluous
voice , is destined to play an important
part in the great missionary field of
the wild west. The generous nature
of the cowboy insures to him an at
tentive audience.respeclful treatment ,
and liberal support. The seed that
he sows will bring forth an abundant
harvest among the sinners of the
plains who will hail with delight the
opportunity offered them of abandon
ing their evil ways. The cattle-kings ,
in all probability , will encourage the
cowboy preacher in his efforts to tame
and christianize the cowboys , by offer
ing a premium for every convert.
Tin- : new commander-in-chief of the
Grand Army of the Republic , John S.
Kountz , is the youngest man ever
elected to that honorable position.
He has been twice before a candidate
for the place. Commander Kountz
was born in Toledo , Ohio , in 1846.
He entered the service of the United
States in 1861 , when only fifteen years
of age , enlisting in the Tliirty-seventh
Ohio as drummer boy. In this capacity
he served until the battle of Mission
Ridge. During the most exciting per
iod of that battle he threw aside his
drum and grabbing a musket he
fought bravely until wounded , which
caused him the loss of a leg. When he
fell he was the nearest union soldier
to the confederate line. His brave
conduct has been celebrated in several
poems , and has become a matter of
history. Upon his return home , being
still a youth , he attended school a
year or two , and then launched forth
into local politics , in which field he
was successful. Commodore Kountz
has always been an active and influ
ential member of the Grand Army of
the Republic , and has held all the
important positions in the order in
Ohio , from post adjutant to depart
ment commander. While he was com
mander of Ohio he organized 159
posts and increased the membership
from 1,700 to 8,750. His election
as commander-in-chief is undoubtedly
a deserved recognition of his valuable
services and of his ability for the
important position. Bee.
TIIK death of Jane Grey Swisshelm
takes away one of the strongest and
ablest wonitin of the century. Plainspoken -
spoken almost to abruptness , rejoic
ing in controversy for the sake of the
jar , she wasted much cf her energy
and power. Inclined to the spectac
ular , she did not captivate her fellow
women , and fell fai short of the good
she might have accomplished had she
been possessed of the tenderness of
Ax indignant New York correspondent -
pendent protests against the weak
and vapid conversation of young
ladies in society who have had every
educational advantage desired. The
weather , the approaching events in
society , the different fashionable
summer resorts were the most prom
inent themes of conversation ; philo
sophical , ethical or literary subjects
did not once arise. The writer asks :
"Why will not women qualify them
selves for a higher position in the
social scale , and one more ccpjal to
that of their envied brothers ? " It is
a great disappointment to find a young
lady of fashionable appearance and
eloquent manners absorbed in trivial
interests , which are shown in con
versation , and in that case it is fortu
nate if the conversation concerns the
weather and not the foibles of people.
"Good gracious ! Isn't he daisy ! That
womanis as disagreeable and as ob
stinate and hateful as she can be ! "
If these remarks do not come from
the smiling lips of some fashionable
maiden , the New York correspondent
should be satisfied. Perhaps young
ladies whose chief duty it is to enter
tain their gentlemen friends think
this sort of inane conversation is most
fascinating. Boston Journal.
A PLAIN fanner writes : "It is now
over twenty years since I heard that
sweet oil would cure the bite of a
rattlesnake , not knowing that it would
cure other kinds of poison. Practice ,
observation and experience have
taught me that it will cure poisons
of any kind , both on man and beast.
The patient must take a spoonful of
it internally and bathe the wound for
a cure. To cure a horse it requires
eight times as much as for a man.
One of the extreme cases of snake
bites occurred eleven years ago. It
had been thirty days standing , and
the patient had been given np by his
physician. I gave him a spoonful of
the oil , which effected a cure. It will
cure bloat in cattle caused by fresh
clover. It will cure the stings of
bees , spiders or other insects , and
persons who have been poisoned by a
low running vine called ivy. "
THE czar is visiting Warsaw next
month to show his people that he is
not afraid. Still he is taking some
precautions about the trip to show
the people that he is not a rash , hot
headed , fool-hardy youth. The railroad
from Petersburg to Warsaw will be
guarded by 13,000 soldiers , every foot
of it will he examined with a microscope
to see that the earth has not been tam
pered with by a dynamiter , and prior
to his arrival every soul in Warsaw who
cannot give a good account of himself
will be clapped in jail until the visit is
A DJ-XVEII rector gave a sermon on
the incident of Moses getting water
out of a rock to give to the children
of Israel and their cattle , and lay the
dust in their camp. Next day the
papers had thirteen separate calls ,
signed by nearly every citizen , calling-
mass meetings of the people without
regard to party to nominate Moses
for mayor of Denver at the next elec
TELEMACIIUS , don't let me hear you
laughing at a woman again because
she can't sharpen a pencil. When
you want something in that line to
laugh at , do you just contemplate a
man cutting out a paper pattern with
a pair of scissors , by the united efforts
of his right hand , lower jaw and two-
thirds of his tongue. Hawkeye.
A IIOLK in the party wall which
lets a new voter in is often , and indeed
generally , big enough to let a voter
out. A great many democrats are
coming into the republican fold , but
it will not do any harm to watch the
places where they come in and see
that nobody goes out.
A LITTLE six-year-old daughter of
John Landgreen of Rockton precinct.
Furnas county , recently fell down a
well 125 feet deep , escaping with the
loss of a few front teeth.
COL. HUSSELL II. CONWELL'S admir
able "life" of James GBlainc is now
ready ; it is handsomely bound and
printed , and contains upwards of 500
pages ; it is illustrated by first-class
artists ; it is from the press of Messrs.
E. C. Allen & Co. , of Augusta , Maine.
As a rapid biographer , Col. Convrcll
doubtless stands without a rival in
America , and the volume has the im
press of the broadest information and
most careful attention on every page.
This is the biography th.it received the
inestimable benefit of active cooperation
and assistance of Mr. Blainc , his rela
tives and friends ; this is the volume
that is recommended by the family and
private Secretary of the distinguished
Candidate ; it is a true picture , drawn
by a master hand , of the life of the
Statesman from the humble cradle to
the present day , and presents a striking
contrast to the score ofso-callcd "lives"
which are to a large extent filled with
irrelevant matter made up from the
newspapers of the day ; those who arc
wise will subscribe only for the authentic
Augusta edition , the largest , cheap
est , handsomest and best. The steel-
plate portraits of .Blaine and Logan
were engraved for the volume and are a
standing rebuke to the caricatures which
appear in the so-called "lives" with big
pretensions. We understand that this
Authentic Standard Augusta edition is
outselling all others " more than ten to
one , and that its agents are meeting
with the most phenomenal success. A
few more agents are wanted by the
publishers ; the most liberal terms are
offered. It is a splendid chance for
beginners , as with this grand book no
one can fail to do a great business.
The volume also contains a biography
of John A. Logan.
HAVING barely provided ourselves
with a remedy for Chinese coolie labor ,
we find ourselves confronted with a
proposed system nearly as vicious.
Steps have already been taken by some
eastern capitalists to import foreign
labor to this country under the contract
system. The plan is to import not only
Italian and Welsh laborers , but as many
skilled workmen as they can induce to
come under contract , and then supply
them to contractors all over the country.
It will require hut a glance at this
pernicious scheme to realize how dam
aging its introduction would be to the
workinguien of the country. At present
there is no law to interfere or prevent
the operation of this plan , butitshould
receive the earliest attention of congress
on icassemhling. No objection can be
urged against laborers when skilled or
unskilled who are willing to come here
and take their chances among us ; hut
for those who let themselves out under
a contract which is mainly beneficial
to the contractors and destructive of a
healthy condition of lahor there is no
THE ingenious cheek , aye , gall of the
Iowa liquor dealers is mastodonic , as
witness the latest dodge to avoid the
prohibition law of that state : "A pa
per 1 box and novelty manufacturing firm
of ( Milwaukee , received an order for the
manufacture i of 2.000 blank prayer-
hooks. 1 These are books bearing all
the 1 external appearance of prayer-
hooks 1 , beautifully finished , with the
title in raised gilt letters on their cov
ers , hut being in reality boxes. Open
the clasp , and there is a neat glass hot-
tie , fitting the inside of the hook per
fectly. These bottles will he filled with
liquor , the boxes carefully packed , and
labelled 'prayer-books' and shipped to
fill orders. " '
JAJIES GORDON BENNETT is corning
home , after a long absence in foreign
lauds , to sec why the net receipts of
the Herald have been falling off and to
look after his cable and his consolidation
against the Western Union Telegraph
company , which he feels very anxious
about. It is gossiped also that he will
land his Persian wife at Newport , to
whom he is sure enough married , and
a little sprig of a Bennett that has been
added to the family tree. Bennett has
not been on American soil since he
fought that duel with another dude
somewhere down in New Jersey , several
years since. His headquarters have been
iu Paris and London.
W. 0. LaTOUKETTE , 1 V'
I ! DEALER IN- | |
HARDWARE , STOVES , QUEENSWARE ,
AGRIGUTURAL IMPLEMENTS ,
The Largest Stock and Lowest Prices
in Red Willow County.
CALL AND BE CONVINCED ,
Sign of BIG AX. Three Doors South P. 0.
Me COOK NEBRASKA.
-OKNKIIAL DEALKUS IN-
Agricultural implements and Barb Wire ,
HEADQUARTERS FOR -
The Celebrated B
The Best Waqon ; in the Market
MANUFACTURING AND REPAIRING OF
Tin , Sheet-iron & Copperware
By Practical and Experienced Workmen , Promptly
and Neatly Executed.
Corner Store , Opposite Citizen's Bunk , McCOOK , NEBRASKA.
HAVE IN STOCK A LINE OF
Combs , Brushes , Perfumery , Extracts , Etc.
WINES AND LIQUORS
Will be sold only in cases of sickness , and then only
on Physician's Prescription.
Prescriptions Carefully Compounded , Day or Night.
Doctor's Choice , America's Finest Five Cent Cigar.
McCOOK , - - NEBRASKA-
I HE CITIZEN'S ' BANK OF McCOOK
-DOES A GEXEHAL-
Collections made on all accessible points. Drafts drawn directly
on the principal cities of Europe. Taxes paid for Xon-KesidcHts.
Money to loan on Fanning Land ? . Village and personal , .
property. Fire Insurance a specialty.
Tickets for Sale to and from Europe-
C022Z3P31.TE1IT3 : J. W. DOLAN , President.
First Nntionul Bunk , Lincoln , Neb. V. FUANKLIN. Vice President.
. Cluisc National Lank , Xc\v York. W. F. WALLACE , Cashier.
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