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SS . The Tribune
Thursday , April 3oth , 1885.
TO OTJK ADVERTISERS.
t2TAll locals under thlntioad uttlic rate of
.Oc. for first Insertion , and Ho. per line for each
tmbPcquont insertion , and same will bo run
until ordered out , unless time IB ( specified.
Job work spot cash. Statements will be pre
sented at the end of each month.
CONGREGATIONAL. Sunday School at 10
A. M. every week. Preaching services every
Sunday night at 7.BO. M. T. Also , every alter
nate Sunday morning at 11. M. T. Exceptions
to the above will bo noticed in locals.
METHODIST. Services every Sunday at 11
A. M. and 7:30 P. M. . mountain time. Sunday
School at Jl P. M. The services and Sunday
school will bo hold for the future in the Opera
Hull. AH nro cordially invited. Scats free.
W. S. Whcolcr , Pastor.
CATHOLIC. Services will be held In the
v Opera Hall once even' four weeks.
JOSEPH CLEKY , Pastor.
A. F. & A. M. McCook Lodge , II.
D. , meets on the first and third Tucs-
days of each month.
( G. L. LAWS , W. M.
T. G. HEES. Secretary.
B. & M. R. R. Time Table.
KASTLEAvr.s : K ART LEAVES :
No.2 7:10 , A. M. | No. 40 5:40 , P. M.
WEST LEAVES : WEST LEAVES :
Nn.ti : ! 1:00. P.M. | No. 1 9W'Mt !
CBTEiiPtbouncl trains run on Central Time ,
and westbound trains on Mountain Time.
Freight trains do not carry passengers
CIIAS. UEES , Agent.
Fresh candy at the City Bakery.
E. M. Brickcy & Co. for clothing.
New Orleans Syrup at Wilcox Bros.
Spanogle & Rinkcr have the Grass
Hopper Rod Breaker.
Chickens every Saturday at Church
& Bohanan'h meat market.
Fresh fish at Church & Bohanan's
meat market every Thursday.
Spring stock at C. H. Rogers. ' Every
thing fresh , new and stylish.
Spanogle & Rinker keep hose , hose
nozzles , 4 and 8 arm lawn sprinklers.
Pike sells strictly up to Chicago
grades. No culling or picking over.
Jennings & Starbuck have plenty of
money to loan on real estate for 5 years.
r E. M. Brickey & Co. have received a
fine line of furnishing goods , this week.
FOR SALE 3 teams of horses. In
quire at stable opposite Chicago Lum
FARM LOANS Col. Snavely informs
us that he is now procuring farm loans
A fine line of gents'furnishing goods
at C. II. Rogers' . An elegant lot of
hats just received.
Choice cuts of beef and pork at
Church & Bohanan's. Corn-fed beef
best in the market.
The Prairie Dog branch of the B. &
M. is surveyed as far west as Ludell ,
Rawlins county , Kansas.
That baled hay at Olcott's barn is j ust
the thing for breakers and teamsters ,
besides being bright and eatable.
Close figures and bottom prices given
to cash buyers at Pike's Lumber Yard.
Cash is what talks in this country.
For a fine suit , made to order , call on
E. M. Brickey & Co. We will save you
money and guarantee satisfaction.
SOMETHING COOL. Mr. Farley re
quests us to announce that he will begin
delivering ice about the first of May.
The City meat market of Church &
Bohanan received a car-load of corn-fed
cattle from Red Cloud , last Thursday.
WANTED Everybody to call and in
spect C. H. Rogers' stock of dry goods ,
clothing , gents' furnishing goods , etc.
Stock boarded by the day or week at
Olcott's barn , opposite Colvin House.
Also buys and sells stock on commission.
Money to loan on improved farms in
Nebraska and Kansas. R. F. Williams ,
office with Judge Lucas , McCook , Neb.
An excellent quality of sweet Michi
gan cider at City Baker- . Also , a car
load of Apples which will be sold cheap
by the bushel.
If you want a suit of cloths cut and
made in first-class style , call on R. A.
Cole , first door west of B. & M. Pharm
acy , McCook , Neb.
First-class legal cap for sale at this
office. Also the celebrated Omaha
Mills Note Paper , with envelopes to
match. All at reasonable rates.
The Great Western Furniture Empo
rium is displaying a fine lot of baby
carriages for public inspection. Remem
ber the place , when you waut a carriage.
WANTED A few more pupils to re
ceive instruction on the piano and or
gan. I also teach voice culture. Call
at Dr. Boyle's Dental Office.
Go to E. M. Brickcy & Co. for cloth
ing. They sell bargains every time.
( J ft. and 8 ft. Stock Boards , juit the
thing for stables , or "claim shacks , "
at Pike's Lumber Yard.
Since eastern money has begun to
circulate more freely in this section ,
loans can be more easily procured and
at much lower rates.
Over twenty residences have been
erected in South McCook , this spring ,
and every week marks the commence
ment or completion of others.
We have a fine lot of apples on hand
that must be sold at once to make room
for other stock. We will sell them at
$1.25 per bushel. PROBST BROS.
Drop in the Great Western Furni
ture Emporium and inspect that hand
some assortment of new Window Blinds.
They are beauties and reasonable in
In the rush incident upon going to
press , last week , we neglected to men
tion that Roadmaster Dauchy is enter
taining his father and mother from
Troy , N. Y.
Car-load of Grand Island Flour just
received at the City Bakery. Will be
sold at from $1.90 to $3.00 per hun
dred. Also , a fresh supply of White
Bolted Corn Meal and Graham Flour.
THE TRIBUNE has the very best facil
ities and workmen for doing Job Work
in Southwestern Nebraska. We guar
antee neat and tasty work , and entire
satisfaction in execution and prices.
Call at Spencer's , opposite Eating
House , McCook , for all kinds of Black-
smithing. Grass Hopper plows for sale ,
and made to order. All work warrant
ed first-class. See advertisement in an
The dearest spot on earth is home ,
sweet home. The cheapest spot on earth
to furnish a home is at J. P. Mathes'
Furniture Emporium. Everybody is in
vited to call and sec him in his new quar
ters , at McCook.
DENTISTRY Dr. Gibson is prepared
to receive calls in his new office , oppo
site the post-office. If you want first
class , reliable dental work , at moderate
prices , give him a call. Perfect satis
H. W. Pike started a Lumber Yard
in McCook , Neb. , January , 1884 , and
has come to stay. Full assortment of
Lumber , Sash , Doors , Lime and Build
ing Material , sold at close prices , con
sidering the freight.
No family , especially none with child
ren , should fail to have a local newspa
per. And in the selection of papers
care should be taken as to sentiment
and tone , and reliability of the state
ments contained in the same.
We are requested to announce that
as the Catholic bretheren will occupy
the Opera Hall , Sunday morning , and
as other services will be held in the. hall
in the afternoon , that no Methodist ser
vices will be held until Sunday a week.
The B. & M. will shortly commence
the building of a branch running west
from Holdredge through Gosper , Fron
tier , etc. The route as now surveyed
runs about four miles north of Stock-
ville , showing the land company's handy-
Among the residences that are being
built in H. C. Rider's south addition are
two of the square design for L. B. Stiles
and Frank Reed. Both of these gentle
men have purchased two lots , and will
have pleasant properties , with extensive
A co-partnership has been entered
into between A. P. Leech of this city
and H. G. Dixon , late a prominent real-
estate man of Ottumwa , Iowa , for the
transaction of a real estate and loan
business. The firm will also issue a
real estate journal.
R. F. Williams of Orleans was in
McCook , last Friday , making arrange
ments for loaning moneyon real estate.
He will probably move to town and
make this his permanent place of busi
ness. For the present he will make
weekly visits to this point.
There is a Louisiana Lottery club in
town , composed of ten members. The
boys have paid in $10 and received $5.
There are multitudes of better paying
investments , boys , besides such outra
geous frauds as the Louisiana Lottery
ought to be discountenanced rather than
In about two weeks I expect to go
east on a visit ; parties having deeded
land for sale might do well to call at my
office and give me a description of the
land. J. N. LUCAS.
April 30 , 1S85.
The lot. between Kendall's billiarc
hall and LaTourette's hardware store ,
owned by D. Kendall has been purchas
ed by M. Stern of Hastings , who wil
build at once , preparatory to going into
the very remunerative business of keep
ing a saloon. The price paid is $1,500
probably the highest figure ever paid
for a lot in our city.
Remember ! Clothing at cost at Wil
"ALL FOR $11.05" The tight rope
performance given by the young gym
nast , Tuesday afternoon , was witnessed
by quite a number of poeple. The pro
gram was executed in most respects up to
the standard , and supplemented by the
gratuitous antics of an individual well
internally decorated with coffin varnish
offered considerable amusement for the
Standard Hallady wind mills at Span *
ogle & Rinker's.
A week or two ago one of the then
numerous tin-horn gamblers anplied to
Supt. Campbell for a-job. You may
imagine his surprise and consternation
when he was quietly , but firmly admonished
ished that the company was not hiring
pimps and tin-horns ; that the company
had no trouble in getting all the help
necessary from among honest and reli
able young men. Exit tin-horn.
Boston Brown Bread at the City Bak
The test exhibition of the Harden
Hand Grenade given by the gentlemen
from Lincoln , Friday evening , was , we
believe , considered a very satisfactory
affair by all who witnessed it. Nearly
every business man in town invested in
one or more cases of grenades , thereby
showing their confidence in them as fire
extinguishers , and as being especially
effective in the first stages of a , fire.
For pumps and pipes go to Spanogle
The average American's bump of ap
preciation of the humorous is large.
This was clearly demonstrated , Tues
day afternoon , during the tight-rope
performance. The performer's imita
tion and mimicry seemed to "strike the
observers where they lived , " and called
forth hearty applause , while the more
artistic part of the program received no
such marks of approval.
AU grades and qualities of Shingles
at Pike's Lumber Yard.
Seven car-loads of sheep billed to
James Wonder of Culbertson , passed
through this station , Friday evening.
They were shipped from Wymore , this
state , by Mr. Wonder , who was on the
train personally attending to the ship
ment. A number of car-loads of cattle
and horses also composed the train.
For whom and destination we were un
able to ascertain.
A full line of Pumps and Pump fit
tings , at Spanogle & Rinker's.
A car-load of grade Percheon Norman
mares , shipped by Dunham of Wayne ,
111' , to John A. Witter , manager of the
Percheron-Norman Co. with
- , headquar
ters at Denver , for their range on the
Box Elder , Lost Creek , Kiowa and
South Platte , passed through this sta
tion , last Friday on 83. The car which
is specially adapted for horses , con
tained 15 head , valued at $20.000 , and
is the second shipment this spring.
The City Livery Stable , B. F. Olcott ,
proprietor , for fine teams.
During a local prairie fire which burn
ed north of McCook , Monday , the home
and household goods of Mrs. Hanlein
were entirely destroyed , leaving the
family in urgent need. The members
of the household were kindly cared for
ay William Johnson and other neigh-
aors , who have been interesting them
selves , the past few days , in getting
means to build the family another house ,
and to in a measure replace the house-
iold goods destroyed.
New goods just arrived at C. H.
As will be noticed in another column ,
Allen C. Clyde will on the 15th of May
make application to the village board
for license to sell liquor , the business
to be conducted at the old Braun stand.
Allow us to intimate to all anxious to
50 into this noblest of all businesses ,
that McCook is beyond all question the
Dest point in Nebraska for the success
ful transaction of the same. Our people
ple are just now disposed to give saloon
men , like all other public benefactors ,
a cordial welcome. Come and do us
Two setts of harness , ( one light and
one heavy , ) for sale at B. F. Olcott's ,
Another petition for saloon license ,
that of M. Stern of Hastings , has been
circulating around town , this week , for
signatures. Let the good work contin
ue and prosper , fellow-citizens , saloons
are among the noble institutions of man ,
wherein our young receive superb edu
cations. Saloons teach and impress
their lessons upon the youthful mind
and heart so deeply that no power short
of the infinite is able to undo the work.
These lessons taught , fathers anc
mothers , being as fixed as eternity , and
being productive of such blessings , fi
nancial , physical , mental , moral and
spiritual , lining our coffers with yellow
gold , storing our minds with knowledge ,
relieving the distress of the poor , heal
ing the broken heart of the widow and
clothing the orphan.in fact being the pan
acea for all the ills to which man is heir ,
THE TRIBUNE sanctions , with all good
citizens , the saloon , and wishes them
god-speed in' their errand of love and
mercy. Anything that will lighten the
burdens of the oppressed , make more
comfortable the poor and wretched , like
the saloon , should engage our most he
roic efforts , and they will. We want
Great Reduction in Watches and
Jewelry at McCrackcn's.
The justice court over which Esquire
Colvin presides was the scene of a
rather humorous suit , Saturday evening
in the which beer was a large and po
tent clement. It appears that Jolin
Everts , with two boon companions ,
Herrs Bumbaugh and Fullgrabe , went
up to Joe Braun's bar , and that Everts
ordered drinks for the party , stating in
answer to Joe's inquiry as to whether
he ( Everts ) ' had any money , that he
( Everts ) had a quarter. After dispos
ing of the beer , it further appears that
Everts invited Braun to go to that lo
cation , where history informs us that fuel
is unnecessary , for his money. Shortly
thereafter Everts decided to quit the
saloon through the earnest solicitation
of Joe's muscular development , and
Everts thereupon brought suit against
Braun for assault. The case attracted
considerable attention by reason of its
decidedly laughable features. Braun
was fined $5 , together with the costs ,
making about $20. The case was ap
pealed to the district court.
White Russian Soap , 5c. per bar , at
It is very evident that one man is un
able to handle the mail received at this
office , and the bondsmen , in whose hands
this office now remains , ought to meet
this demand of the public service prompt
ly. Mail matter is accumulating , and
decisive steps should be taken to insure
the patrons of the office prompt and ac-
urate distribution and delivery of mail.
The people are much more deeply in-
Crested in having the matter of post
master settled than in the particular
choice. The present quarters and fa
cilities are entirely inadequate to the
increased business of the office , and the
people look forward with intense eager
ness to the time when the long needed
enlargement and improvement will oc
cur. Brethren , let us make this a
special subject of prayer.
Call and see Spanogle & Rinker's top
Without deigning to exchange words
with the illiterate monte-bank , whose
jlack-guardisms have appeared weekly
n the "Blow Hard , " against the edi
tors of THE TRIBUNE , we simply request
all our advertisers to call and satisfy
themselves that we have , as we claim ,
the largest list of bona fide , paying sub
scribers of any journal in Red Willow
county. To be sure , "feminine dude"
s a brilliant piece of borrowed , would-
) e witticism , but as the older residents
of this town know the superlative "toot-
er" to be the legitimate offspring of the
saloon , poker table and bagnio , they
will be very charitably disposed towards
him , as we are , fully realizing that the
skunk , ( our readers will please excuse
the oderiferous allusion for this once , )
cannot be beaten at its own game.
First-class 12 in. Stock Boards at
Pike's Lumber Yard.
The shower of Tuesday night was , to
make use of the current slang express-
on , a "daisy , " raising the thermometer
of the more enthusiastic to fever heat ,
and cheering everybody immensely. A
! ew more such encouraging visitations
will insure the starting of crops in fine
A choice lot of candy just received
at the City Bakery.
The annual issued by the proprietors
of the Trumpet from their branch offices
n New York and Lincoln is a beauty
; ypographically , and reflects great crcd-
i , ,
VVX VXNX VN VXV VVN VV
i MlssJcimlo Shuw bus returned fromqulto
an extended visit to her brother in Omnha.
j Mrs. It. II. Hamilton of Indlauoln made a
short visit in town , Saturday , between trains
Nellie Lee , is visiting relatives atEiotor.thi
stuto. She will bo absent a number of weeks.
P. N. Carson and E. Duetzlor of Stockvlllo
were registered at the D. & M. Dinln ? Hall
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Furstwcntup to Denver
Saturday evening1 on a short visit , returning
Monday morning' .
Albert Long of DCS Moincs , Iowa , arrived in
town , Monday , and has taken a position in
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Pike wont out to Denver
Saturday , on No. 1 , on a short visit. They re
IJ. F. Norval , A. J. Senior , J. D. Bean , H. M
Waring , M. W. Warner , all of Seward , came
out , Tuesday , in search of land.
Win. Lynch of Indianola , was in town , Fri
day. He called and.'depositcd substantial evi
dence of faith in TUB THIUUNK.
Lew Armacost , T. J. Wray , Lev. Arrnacost
William niack. Bud McKillip and other stock
men came down from the range , Friday.
S. M. Hictt of Hampton. York county , was
in town , last week , after land. He returned
Friday , after obtaining the object of his trip
W. E. Sewell , MattTapin , II. E. Wells , John
Hill , It. Van Uuskirk and J. S. Van Ipps of
Juuiata , were in town , Monday , in quest of
Mrs. Uliss of Decatur county , Kansas , who
has been visiting at J. B. Mcscrvc's , the past
week or ten days , left for Miuden , this state ,
A. Axclson , M. D. , G. W. Peterson , C. A.
Sharp. W. E. Sharp and Peter Swanson of Ea-
ronville were among the numerous laud-seek
ers in town , the first of the week.
W. H. Kilpatrickof Kilpatrick Bros , of the
Circlc-W company , who lias been on the ranch
in Chase county for Bomo time , took the train
at this station , Saturday , for Beatrice.
R. 0. Phillips , the indefatigable manager of
the Lincoln Land Co. , was in town , the first of
tbo week , on company business. He informs
us that an addition to the town will bo laid out
on the north side just as soon as ho can get
time to devote to it.
Frank Hudson , manager of Hayden & Go's ,
store at Atwood , Kas. , came over to town ,
Tuesday evening , to meet Mrs. Hudson , who
arrived on No. 1 , Tuesday night , from an ex
tended visit to her parents in Indiana. They
took the overland stage for Kansas , Wednes
F. C. Cutting , representing J. C. Aycr' & Co. ,
was in town , the first of this week , trying to
make advertising contracts. As THE TRIBUNE
did not have any space to donate to the com
pany , we failed to agree. We would like to see
all our contemporaries refuse these institu
tions further gratuitous Tulvertising.
George H. Hand of the Ludell Settler came
up to the city , Friday , on business , returning
to his duties the following day. Bro. H. , as
usual enlivened THE TRIBUNE with his pres
ence. A number of our merchants also have
occasion to remember George's visit. There
is nothing in the market too flno for the editor
of the Settlor.
J. D. Kilpatrick , one of Beatrice's most sub
stantial and influential citizens , and in connec
tion with his brother , W. H. , late purchasers
of the Webster ranch and stock on the French
man came up to town , Friday evening on No. 1.
Mr. Kilpatrick spent Saturday in town , in con
versation with W. H. , Lew and Lev. Armacost
and others ivho had just come down from the
ranch , returning home , on No. 40 , Saturday
We note that F. L. McCracken has removed
that familiar chicken-coop ornament from his
jewelry store , and that the room is being im
proved otherwise in appearance by an appli
cation of calsomine , paper , etc. F. L. will also
build an addition in the rear of his store for a
sleeping room. This change makes a great
improvement and adds to the convenience of
the property as well.
AFTER May 1st George W. Holdredge will bo
General Manager of the great C. B. & Q. sys
tem. Mr. Holdredge has coino up from the
ranks to the most responsible position in the
Is it surprising , or is it not , that so
many people are disposed to do no more
than they are compelled to do. Take
for instance the immense pile of debris
scattered along tiie railroad track cast
of town. The same is growing larger
and smells louder every week , right in
the face of the fact that the people liv
ing in that locality are complaining
isainst the nuisance. It docs seem as
though this matter ought to correct itself ,
without the interference of the author
Ladies of McCook and vicinity : If
you desire to have your dresses made
neat and stylish , we would be glad to
have you call and examine our work.
Your patronage will be kindly recogniz
ed and shall have prompt attention.
S. A. & L. C. ROWELL ,
Eooms opposite TRIBUNE office.
During a recent trip down the road
we saw a number of familiar faces tin-
liorns mostly who have seen fit to make
themselves scarce in McCook for a sea
son , fearful of sharing the fate of Bow
man and Lee now at the state's summer
resort at Nobesville.
The stock brand of Kilpatrick Bros ,
of Beatrice appears in our directory ,
this issue. Stockmen recognize the im
portance of THE TRIBUNE as an advertising -
FOR SALE A second hand cook
stove. Inquire at the Metropolitan
House plants for sale at the Metro
politan Drug Store.
Single top buggy , with new pole ; al
so , a single harness. Both for $75.
Ji B. MESEHVE.
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IMPROVEMENTS Register Lawa hns
added greatly to the appearance of his
property by the erection of an artistic
porch on three sides of his residence ,
lie is also , with T. S. Bosley , enclosing
his property Headmaster Phclan is
making his homo more convenient and
commodious by the erection of a large
addition to the west side of the same.
. . . .F. D. Hess keeps pace with the
general march of improvement , and has
just about added the finishing touches
to a large addition to his residence.
. . . .Gco. Leland is rushing a 16x24
residence on McDowell street along as
rapidly as possible. It will be one-story
with basement Albert Noren has
enclosed his lots south of Representa
tive Hockuell's residence , and is plant
ing the same to grass and trees
Messrs. Suess and M inkier have their
residences north of the school house
well under way. Mr. Minkler's house
will bo 22x24 , two-stories high
\V. 0. Russell has bought and enclosed
the lot adjoining his livery barn on the
north , preparatory to handling horses ,
this summer T. S. Bosley is mak
ing some additions to his house and
property I ) . J. Smith's livery barn
on Macfarland street is rapidly Hearing
completion. It will be the finest build
ing of that kind in the city.
Even preachers will sometimes have
a "time with the boys" when they get
out west away from homo. Ono of
these missionaries to the rowdy west
came to McCook , last week , after land ,
and before departing succeeded in get
ting so enthused with budge as to be
unable to make himself understood in
the King's English , and called contin
ually for some one who could speak
"sherraan. " But we won't "give the
bsother away ; " ho probably won't make
another break in years.
The children of our public schools
represent the following states : Iowa ,
41 ; Illinois , 20 ; Nebraska , 23 ; Indi
ana , 7 ; Michigan , 7 ; Missouri , 5 ;
Kansas , 4 ; Ohio , 2 ; Connecticut , 2 ;
Wisconsin , 7 ; New York , 1 ; New
Hampshire , 1 ; Pennsylvania , 2 : Tex
as , 1 ; Colorado , 3 ; England , 1 j Can
ada , 1. Total 134.
County Commissioners meet again
next Saturday , the 2nd.
C. D. Cramer complains ( ? ) of a rush
of business in the clerk's office.
Mr. Balleau , formerly of Red Cloud ,
is now making abstracts in the county
Mrs. Cynthia Cramer , mother of C.
D. Cramer , is just recovering from a
The new postmaster works like a
charm one can appreciate the bweep-
ng of a ' 'new broom" in this case.
District Court convenes on the 13th
H-OX. at which a larger docket will be
jrcsented than ever before in this
Indianola is just now in the midst of
a boom. Several dwelling houses just
completed , and more in the course of
The new safe for Quick's bank has
come , and the chances are that we will
lave additional storage for our surplus
cash by May 1st.
Arrangements have been completed
> y the Y. M. C. A. of Indianola to build
a library room and place of meeting.
Work will bu begun this week.
The Indianolas hotel's new addition ,
24x36 , is about completed. The old
jargent house is also receiving a large
addition , and will be opened by W. K.
Although a "license" board was elect
ed here , the saloons don't seem to be
very numerous asyut. The petition for
he granting of a license has not , as yet ,
come to the "foro , " in fact , it can't
hrive in the company it keep ? , and will
> robably die of emaciation.
April 28 , 1885. COUNTY-SEAT.
The Red Willow County Teacher s
Association will meet at this place on
the Sth and 9th of May. A good pro
gram is prepared , and all live teachers
are expected to be present.
L. C. STEPHE.VSON , President.
"ndianola , April 21 , 1885.
Choice Family Flour , $1.75 cwt.
Gold Dust Flour , $2.00
Legal Tender Flour , $2.15 . ,
" 84. " Patent Flour , $3.00 . .
Hunyadi Janos ,
Or , Hungarian Mineral Water , for
he prevention and cure of consumption
and dyspepsia , at the B. & M. Pharmacy
T. B. STUTZMAX , M. D. ,
Eclectic Physician and Surgeon ,
OCULIST AND AURIST.
IcCOOIv , NEHKASKA.
53 > 0ilice on Eatt Dcnuison Street.