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McCooK WEEKLY TRIBUNE.
VOLUME III. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , THURSDAY , OCTOBER 16 , 1884. NUMBER 2O.
UNITED STATES LAND OFFICE
MeCook , Nebraska.
0. L. LAWS , Besistcr. C. F. BAECOOE , Bcccivcr.
OFFICE Houits : From 0 A. M. to 12 M. , and
1 to 4 P. M. , mountain tlmo.
ATTORNEY AT LAW ,
UcCOOE , BED WILLOW COUNT ! , NEB.
Pmctlco In uny Courts of the state and Kun-
siiH , in id the government Land Olllce of thin
District , and before the Lund Department at
Washington. Satisfaction guaranteed , and
terms reasonable. Ofllco 1st door south of the
U. 8. Lund Ofllce. 28. .
JENNINGS & STARBUCK ,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW ,
MCCOOK , NBRASKA.
Will Klvc.gpcclAI nttcntlun to the practice of law ,
and making collection * .
| 3F OftIcc Second block north of depot , 2 doors nortli
Green's drug store. 2-22.
PAGE T. FRANCIS ,
COUNTY SURVEYOK ,
Red Willow County.
Keeps certified plats of nil lands In the
Hitchcock land district. Special attention
given to all such business. Correspondence
E. C. TOWNE ,
LAND AGENT ,
McCOOK , - - NEBRASKA ,
Does a General Land Business In the Mc
COOK LAND DISTKICT , NEBHASKA , and also
in theOBERLIN LAND DISTRICT , KANSAS.
S. H. .COLYIN ,
Notary Public & Justice T Peace.
Pension papers carefully filled out and col
lections promptly attended to. Office , 2d door
east of THE TIUBUNE office.
L. LEE JOHNSON , M. D. ,
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON ,
Qtidnito Heihil Bepartacst Ushetsitj Wcoster.
Office at Metropolitan DrugStore , where he
can be found when not professionally enirajr-
ed. Residence , corner of Jefferson and Madison -
Dn. Z. L , KAY ,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON ,
McCOOK. - - NEBHASKA.
S3BTffice ) at Churchill House.
DR , A. J. WILLEY ,
SURGEON B. & M. Railroad.
[ OFFICE AT B. & M. PHAKMACV , ]
McCOOK , - . NEBRASKA.
A. T. GATEWOOD ,
[ OFFICE AT McCOOK HOTEL. ]
"Preservation of the teeth n specialty.
JOHN F. COLLINS ,
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER ,
McCOOK , - - NEBRASKA.
Jobbing will receive prompt attention at my shop
on Dennlson St. , opposite McCook House. Flans and
specifications furnished If desired.
C. L. NETTLETON ,
Superintendent Public Instruction
Teachers' Examinations at Indianola on the
third Saturday of every month , commencing
at 9 o'clock. A. M. 25-tf.
W. M. SANDERSON ,
HOUSE AND SIGN -PAINTER ,
McCooK , - NEBRASKA.
All work guaranteed. Give me a call.
WILLIAM McINTYKE ,
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
OF LONG EXPERIENCE.
All work warranted. All material furnished
if desired. "Work done on short notice.
HINMAN & CO. ,
Painters , Grainers , Paper Hangers
McCOOK , 2-36. NEBRASKA.
i57""Desgns ! furnished for Celling Decorations ,
either In paper or Fresco Painting.
NEW BAEBER SHOP.
Has opened up a Barber Shop on West Dennlson
Street , McCook , Xcb. , where he Is able to do Shaving ,
Hnlr Dressing , etc. , at all times. Ladles and child
ren's hair dressing" * specialty. Call and become
acquainted. JACKSON TUBBS.
A. C. TOWNE ,
KEAL ESTATE AGENT.
McCOOK , - NEBRASKA.
JIas for sale Deeded Lands , Timber Claims and
Homesteads. Abe , -will locate parties on Govern
wanted for The Lives of all the
AGENTS [ Presidents of the U. S. The
largot , handsomest best l > ook
oversold for less than twice our
price. The fastest selling Iwok In America. Immense
proflts to agents. All Intelligent people want It. Any
one can become a Miccci-sful agent. Terms free.
HALLETT HOOK CO. , Portland , Maine. 2-33.
(3 Grand a 113 lit
We have just received our Fall Stock of
Ladies' ' and Misses' Cloaks ,
Gents1 and Youth's Clothing ,
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; niJ'jnL * fe'
We have the Largest and Most Complete assortment
ever opened out in McCook.
In tliis department we are offering the following
"bargains. ONE DOLLAK will buy
12 pounds of Granulated Sugar . $1.00
13 pounds of extra "C" Sugar . § 1.00
20 bars of White Russian Soap . . ' . § 1.00
6 pounds of Arbuckle Coffee . $1.00
16 yards of Good Muslin . $1.00
20 yards of Prints . $1.00
* * & * tk * iuifekMW'k * *
Perfection Flour $2 per cwt.
Highest Market Price paid for Produce.
HAYDEN X , CO.
CHAS. NOBLE , Manager.
THE CITIZEN'S ' BANK OF McCOOK
DOES A GENERAL
Collections made on all accessible points. Drafts drawn directly
on the principal cities of Europe. . Taxes paid for Non-Residents.
Money to loan on Farming Lands , Village and personal
property. Fire Insurance a specialty.
Tickets for Sale to and from Europe ,
C02BESPOOTENTS : J. W. DOLAN , President.
First National Bank , Lincoln , Neb. V. FRANKLIN , Vice President.
Chase National Bank , New York. W. P. WALLACE , Cashier.
0HEAPEST AND BEST
Power , Simplicity , Durability.
Estimates made of Mill and Pump complete upon application.
Ever ) ' Mill Warranted. Send for Catalogue.
This mill Is a "solid wheel" and the best self-regulator made. The
Woodmanse . No. C. Pump Is the best single acting force pump In the
market. AVI1I work In wells fnnn 10 to 200 feet In depth , and has back
attachments to force water Into elevated tanks. Can bu used by hand
or windmill. Parties contemplating the erection of a Windmill will
consult their best Interests by calling at my Homestead , 1 miles
northwest of McCook , or at B. Johnston's , 5 miles southeast , and ex
amine the. working of the "Woodmansc.
W. M. IBWIN , Agent ,
Woodmanse Windmill Co. . Freeport , HI.
Washington , D. C. , Oct. 12 , ' 84.
A prophet is not without honor save
in his own bailiwick , and the stories
going the rounds of the newspapers
about our great philanthropist , Air.
W. W. Corcoran , affirm the quasi-
scriptural quotation. It is said abroad
that Mr. Corcoran has given for pub
lic beneficence more than three mill
ion dollars , to say nothing of another
million distributed to private chari
ties , while he has ten million left to
fall back upon in case of a drought.
These are very pretty stories to rend
in the newspapers , but when the tax-
books of Washington are consulted
they deprive the narratives of a good
deal of thieir romantic interest. They
hardly size Mr. Corcoran up to more
than one tenth of the amount ascrib
ed to his exchequer , although his
property at the capital and elsewhere
is very productive and very valuable.
It may be said of Mr. Corcoran that
he is one of those philanthropists who
keeps his left hand thoroughly posted
xipon what his right hand is doing ,
and his benevolent contributions
( public and private ) are so thorough
ly panoplied with conditions , that the
name of Corcoran will scarcely grope
its way to posterity by the side of thai ,
of Howard , PeaboJy or any one of a
do/en others whose charities partook
of none of the ostentation that Mr.
Corcoran exacts as a condition prec
edent and subsequent to his gratui
ties. After four score and more , Mr.
Corcoran finds himself enjoying the
best of health , despite the fact that
the doctors gave him up as a dead man
thirteen years ago. He has outlived
all three of the doctors who then pre
dicted his early demise , and under his
abstemious and altogether plain mode
of living , there seems to be no reason
for suspecting that he will occupy
his elaborate tomb at Oak Hill Cem
etery for many a moon.
There are upwards of 000,000 books
in the Congressional Library to-day ,
with room upon the shelves for about
one-fourth of them. What on earth
can be expected in the way of utilix-
ing a library with 400,000 of its best
volumes piled up helter-skelter on the
floor , and the other 200,000 in double
rows on the shelves , may be demon
strated by those who are crying out
against the construction of a new li
brary capacious enough for the stor
age at least of this vast multitude of
books the largest in the world. I3e-
ides this stowing away of books , val
uable maps of reference , engravings ,
etchings , etc. , are necessarily hidden
away from the public view , possibly
not to see the lijjht of day for another
generation. And there are newspa
pers and periodicals that are intended
to meet the current wants of the mem
ber , which are likewise consigned * to
the dark recesses of the basement of
the capitol. It is a positive shame
and disgrace to the American name ,
ihat foreign visitors who come here
should always find the Congressional
Library the fit subject for their cant
ing criticism , when a four-hundredth
part of the money lying idle in the
Treasury vaults would furnish a libra
ry building that would be a lasting
credit to a people who can thus show
their ability to sustain the largest li
brary in all the world.
I see that the campaign speeches
this year have but little to say about
the abuses of the contingent fund of
the two Houses of Congress. And
well they may , for one party is just
as bad as the other when it comes to
the foolish squandering of the pee
ple's money. I have just feasted my
eyes upon an account made for a
member , by Mr. Adams when he was
clerk of the house , and which he must
have certified to as being necessary for
that member's discharge of his Con
gressional duties. The articles em
brace perfumer- , cases , fans , tooth
picks , fourteen-carat charm pencils ,
cologne , pocket-knives , handkerchief-
boxes , odor-cases , opera-glasses , hair
brushes , shaving-cases , and visiting-
lists. It is time that this contingent
business should be abolished.
LOUISVILI.K , KY. , tried to hold a
convention of a national association of
drummers , politely known as com
mercial travelers , but they only got
together a company of two with three
Italian counts , who refused to furnish
music unless paid in advance. That
broke up the convention.
A CALIFOKXIA justice of the peace
fined a man § 6 for being drunk , and
took in payment a plug of tobacco , a
deck of cards , aone-bladed jack-knife ,
a day's work , fifty cents in cash and
a promise to pay the balance the next
time he came to town.
SCANDAL comes from the very worst
kind of ruuior-tisiu. |
THE BESSEMER HEATER.
. 8J o
8o 0 GO
Call at LaTOURETTE'S
SEE THAT MAGNIFICENT
Hard Coal Base Burner
THAT HE IS GIVING AWAY TO PURCHASERS OF
HEATING STOVES !
Every Purchaser of & HEATER receives
a ticket for the drawing , which takes place
JANUARY 25th , 1885. Party drawing the
stove and not wishing to take ita will receive
$30 in cash. Dorft fail to call and see it.
W. C. LaTOUKETTE ;
Three Doors North of the Chicago Store.
LYTLE BROS. ,
-GENERAL DEALERS IX-
HARDWARE , STOVES AND TINWARE ,
Agricultural Implements and Barb Wire ,
The Celebrated Bain Wagon
The Best Wagon in tlie Market
MANUFACTURING AND REPAIRING OF
Tin Sheet-Iron &
, - Copperware
By Practical and Experienced Workmen , . Promptly
and Neatly Executed.
Corner Store , Opposite Citizen's Bank"McCOOK. , . NEBRASKA.
. . . , . . . .
L. L. J.OHXSOX JI. I ) M. A. S
D RU GST ORE I
Everything- ( Except Liquor ) Usually Kept in a
First-Class Drug Store.
PIANOS % ORGANS.
JOHNSON & SPALDING ,
McCOOK , NEBRASKA.