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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (July 8, 1886)
Thursday , July 8th , 1886.
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X paper HAS KXVIHKO , and thut n cordial
invitation Is extended to call and renew
tlio same. Subscription , $2 per year.
Tf Fresh candy at the City Bakery.
to W. . W. Palmer for your
JBSTSl , 000 , 000.00 to loan on farms.
Agee & Wiley.
Call and inspect our line of Knight
Money to loan on improved farms.
Agee & "Wiley. _
A car-load of seed , corn at Fry &
Snow's feed store.
Choice lemons at Wilcox & Fowler's
for 50 cents a dozen.
Baled hay at Fry & Snow's feed store
in any quantity. *
Money loaned to persons to make final
proof. Agee & Wiley.
10 pounds of Roasted Coffee for $1
at Wilcox & Fowler's.
best Colorado Flour at $2.50
at Charles Anderson's.
A full line of hardware , stoves and
li tinware at C. D. Palmer's.
New hay at Fry & Snow's flour and
feed store on Main Avenue.
All kinds of sheet-iron , tin and cop
per work done at C. D. Palmer's.
New stock of Children's Clothing just
received at Wilcox & Fowler's.
* EfT'Sweet Michigan Cider of excel
lent quality at the City Bakery.
.Nobby New Suits at Wilcox & Fow
ler's. New stock just opened.
C. D. Palmer , opposite McEntee , is
the best place to buy your hardware.
All kinds of farm and garden seeds
at Fry & Snow's flour and feed store.
If you want the best gasoline stove ,
go to G. D. Palmer's , opposite McEntee.
The City Bakery's bread is known all
along the B. & M. west of here for its
See the improvements in tin roofing
at C. D. Palmer's before you order your
Dont' feed any more old hay , but go
to Fry & Snow's flour and feed store on
The Metropolitan Drutr Store is in re
* A * ceipt of a fine assortment of wall papers.
Call and examine them.
G-'W. Bede& Co. have some special
bargains in real estate. Office 4th door
bouth of U. S. Land office. 27-tf.
Pocket state maps at this ofHcc.
These maps are just from the press and
are accurate and complete to date.
As Low AS THE LOWEST GB. .
Nettleton will sell Wind Mills and
Pumps as low as the lowest , Feed Mills
FOR SALE 50 head of young mares
and 20 head of mules. Lindner & Er-
man , McCook , Neb. Barn west of
Take"all work McCracken , the
Jeweler. He turns out good work only
and guarantees what he does. East
side of Main Avenue.
We have just received a nice line of
calling cards of the latest styles. Also
have in stock an assortment of fraterni
ty cards. Call and see them.
LOST A hunting case silver watch ,
in McCook , or between the city and
Eaton's on the south side. A suitable
reward will be paid for its return to
this office. HENRI" JONES.
Probst Bros. ' are selling more of their
excellent bread than ever , and shipping
immense quantities west daily. Their
well earned reputation has secured for
them a custom that keeps them as busy
as bees to fill.
Wilcox & Fowler call your attention
to the fact that they have just opened a
fine stock of clothing. They can fit
anybody and everybody , from a three-
year-old boy to a 300-pound man. Call
and inspect for yourself.
Parties wanting a piano , or are think
ing of purchasing one sometime , be sure
and call on F. L. McCrauken for prices
first. I have a sample of one of the '
best make. Will sell any make at low
est prices and on terms to suit. Don't
Notice is hereby given that the sale
of the goods of estate of Lawler &
Magner , as per notice in last issue of
TRIBUNE , will not take place , and notice
is further given that in accordance with
the powers vested in me as assignee ,
with the consent of all the creditors j
said stock has been sold as of June
23d , 188G. F. S. WILCOX ,
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How the crops and grangers do smile.
A mite warm , ' but gilt-edged growing
weather , this.
"Around the world in 60 minutes. "
For particulars see large bills.
The Thorn burg people propose to have
an old settlers's meeting , September
A large shipment of horses passed
through the city , "Wednesday evening ,
for the west.
The social hop at the Opera Hall ,
Monday evening , was enjoyable and
The Courier is a little uncertain as to
"whether the county-seat boys play the
national game or not.
Whiskey , remarks Sam Jones , is the
quintessence of the devil himself , and
should be avoided accordingly.
A harvest home pic-nic is advertised
for Saturday , July 17th , at Dolph's
grove , 24miles cast of Danbury.
The rooms over the First National
lately occupied by Jennings & Starbuck
are being temporarily used by the
The amount turned into the school
fund , last month , from the Police Judge's
office , was $3as against $1 , the month
The offices above the Paragon drug
store have been vacated by Messrs.
Agee & Wiley , who are now located
with G. W. Bede & Co.
Go to Europe for your summer holi
day , via the "Happy "World Stereopti
con. " Fare 25 and 15 cents. At the
Opera Hall , July 14th.
The gay and festive fly now attacketh
the screen door , taking the number of
the wires. When the screen is not he
saileth serenely in space.
A card announces the marriage of
Miss Orpha L. Wiley , daughter of Dr.
A. J. Wiley of our city , to H. J. lleger
at Mt. Ayr ; Iowa , June 30th , 1S8G.
Workmen commenced the task , yes-
terday'of tearing down W. 0. Russell's
old barn , preparatory to replacing it
with a new and belter structure , as his
Work was commenced , Tuesday , on
Rev. J. W. Kimmel's new residence on
Macfarland street. The same is to be
24x24 Feet in dimensions and John
Shepherd is doing the work.
Courier : McCook did us proud by
coming down in large numbers , both by
train and in carriages , and the efforts of
her people on this occasion should be
kindly remembered by "our citizens.
McCook's citizens swelled the ranks
of the celebrators at Indianola , Stratton ,
Danbury , Cambridge , etc. Next year
we hope to entertain all these people at
this place in true metropolitan style.
The Water Works Co. have laid a
wire from the engine house on the bot
tom to the reservoir on the hill , and will
have thereby an arrangement to indi
cate the amount of water in the tank.
The Yurna Sun illuminates us as
followeth : T. B. Babcock is building
himself a neat residence on the north
side of the track 2Gx2G. We believe
something will undoubtedly "drap"
The B. & M. have changed their.tel-
graph lineat this station , ( beginning at
a point at the east end of the yard and
extending to the west line of the same. )
from the south to the north side of the
It seems that our ball players just
simply pounded the Indianola base ball-
ists clear into the earth , last Saturday.
Newman's pitching proved too much
for the county seat artists. Score , 24
to 4 , six innings.
Let us exert the same amount of en
ergy toward securing bridges that we
do in the matter of race purses , and the
much-needed bridges will be forth com
ing. 'Tis clear which is of the greater
financial benefit to any city.
Messrs. Fry & Snow have disposed of
their flour and feed interests at Akron
and Yuma , and will hereafter devote
their entire attention to the business in
this city. They retain their real estate
interests in these places , however.
They had a inother-hubbard soap-bub
ble combination birth-day celebration up
at the old maid's ranchlast , Friday even-
ing. It was distinctively a "hen party"
and of necessity intensely interesting ,
besides , being grotesque and voluble.
The celebration at Indianola , Satur
day , is reported as having been the
grandest ever held in the town. The
Courier estimates that there were be-
j tween 3,000 and 4,000 people in attend
ance. Everything passed off quietly.
-As fine a field ofoats , as ever came
under the granger editor's optic is that
of TJ. JJ. Mitchell , just northeast of
town. He has GO acres that is superb ,
arid challenges the admiration of all who
see it. His other crops are equally fine.
As per notice to be found elsewhere
in tliis issue , it will be seen that Brewer
Bros , have dissolved the co-partnership
heretofore existing between , and that
C. T. Brewer will continue the business
at the late firm's old stands on Main
and Dennison streets.
It has been suggested to us that there
is a newly made grave , about one-half
mile north of Dr. Spickelmier's place ,
northeast of town , that needs investiga
tion by the authorities. We have no
particulars , and simply give the sug
gestion at its worth.
Over 1,000 people participated in the
Danbury-Hamburg celebration , and we
learn from those who were prominent
workers in the affair that it was an un
qualified and notable success in its every
feature. Base ball , dancing , etc. , in
the day time , and a nice display of fire
works in the evening , composed in part
Some of the journalistic friends have
been endeavoring to work up a "gold
boom" for McCook. Desist , brethren.
McCook don't want so cheap aboomlet.
All that our people need to do is to
work and improve the mine already in
sight. We have here the nucleus for a
sprightly little city , without springing
the "gold craze" chestnut.
The American Association of Civil
Engineers passed through the city ,
Thursday night last. The association
was on an excursion to Denver and trav
eled in their own special train. .From
Denver the party visited the various
points of interest in the mountain , round
ing off with a grand reception at the
Windsor , Denver , Monday night.
A twelve-year-old daughter of George
Huggins , who resides a few miles south
east of the city , sustained a severe and
painful fracture of an armpit the wrist ,
last Thursday , by falling from a horse.
Professional skill was summoned from
this place , the injured member dressed ,
the sufferer's pain alleviated as much
as may be , and her rapid recovery is
Two Enyeart brothers , William and
Lon , imbibed a little too freely of the
bowl that intoxicates , Saturday , and be
coming involved in some trouble at
Walsh & Boyd's saloon , were arrested
and brought before Police Judge Fisher ,
who fined them $1 each and costs. It
is probably unnecessary to remark that
King Alcohal scarcely ever fails to get
people into trouble.
Last Saturday night , while two young
men were returning to the city from the
Driftwood , they wandered from the
road , and drove into an abandoned well
on John Whittakers's farm , on the
south side , killing one of the horses.
The animal belonged to Frank Everts ,
of the new Macfarland street livery ,
upon whom the loss falls heavily. The
affair is unfortunate for all parties con
THE TRIBUNE is in receipt of an in
vitation to the nuptials of Rev. W. S.
Wheeler , pastor of the M. E. church of
our city , and Miss Ella Stevens of Bal
timore , Md. The ceremony which thus
unites this estimable young couple will
occur at the Harford Avenue M. E.
Church , Baltimore , Md. , Monday , July
12th , 188G. THE TRIBUNE takes this
occasion to extend the hearty congratu
lations and well wishes of this people.
Of all the sad and heart-rending
scenes of earth , that of a human being ,
upon whose brow the snows of many
winters have left their hoary frost , stag
gering along the broad high-way of life
fast setting , in helpless and hopeless
inebriety , bereft alike of coherent rea
son and certain locomotionis , sadest and
most heart-rending. Angels' e.yes be
hold nothing more sorrowful and shed
tears of pity , and why should man per
ceive anything mirth-provoking therein.
Monday's races at the driving park
were well attended. The event of the
day was the free-for-all race partici
pated in by I. J. S. , Gold Seal and a
pacer. The first heat went to I. J. S.
in 2:45. The second heat was also taken
by I. J.S.in , 2:41 : , thus lowering Iowa's
fastest record for 3-year-olds , and mak
ing the best time ever trotted by a 3-
year-old west of the Mississippi. The
half-mile dash was accomplished in 50
seconds. Mr. Starbuck has a superb
animal , one doubtless destined to make
a remarkable record , if his present
achievements are indications.
537"Undet this head we would lie pleased to
have our friends throughout tho city acquaint
UK of the arrival and departure of their visitors.
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I Mrs. E. B. Archibald was up from the farm ,
i Mrs. Eobinson is tlowu fiom the claim
near Akron. -
Dr. Spiclcelmier is visiting at his former
home in Blue Hill , this state.
Banker Peck of Trenton was in the city a
few hours , Tuesday , on business.
Dr. J. S. Shaw of the county-seat was a
i visitor at the metropolis , Monday.
J. C. Ilarlan of the Cambridge Kaleido
scope made a flying visit to the city , Sunday ,
Mrs. E. P. Hazcn of Edison is visiting in the
! city , the guc&t of her sister , Mrs. II.V. . Pike.
J. F. Parsons came down from his claifn
near Akron , Tuesday evening , on a short
J. P. Mathes is over again from his Kansas
ranch , spending a little time here with his
Thos. Colfer came in from Omaha , Sunday
noon , aud went on through to Denver , on
J. K. Stockton of Hamburg was attending
to some business mutters , in the metropolis ,
Thos. Colfer , Esq. , and mother , celebrated
in the "Queen City of the Plains , " returning
home , Tuesday morning.
Leonard Meserve came down from the
range , Fiiday evening , and spent a few days
at home , returning Sunday night.
L. W. Marble is in the city , after a prolong
ed absence in the pursuit of his business ,
photography , at various points.
Wm. Hall , of McCook , has accepted a
position in Zehrung & Fodrca's hardware
store. Cambridge Kaleidoscope.
Landlord Johnston of the Commercial
went up to Akron , on 39 , to-day , to look after
crops on his claim near the town.
Miss Nettie Babcock came up from Cam
bridge , Tuesday , remaining here , the guest
of Mrs. C. F. Babcock , until last evening.
E. P. Hazen of Edison , Neb. , lias been sur
veying the city , and noting the gradual devel
opment of things agricultural on his home
Messrs. Charlie and Will Fisher and Miss
Nellie Fisher , after a short visit in the city ,
returned to the rancli $ Tuesday , taking 39 to
J. G. Stokes of Carrico came down to the
city , Friday , to commemorate with the boys.
He started for the ranch on the Willow ,
Cashier Brown of the First National ob
served the glorious day of independence
with his family on the claim near Yuma. He
went up Friday.
Mrs. Miner of lied Cloud visited a short
time in the city , the close of last week , the
guest of Mrs. A. Campbell. She departed
for Denver , Friday.
Mrs. Dr. Boyle leaves , next Monday , on an
extended visit at the home of her childhood
in Pennsylvania. She expects to be absent
two or three mouths.
Mrs. A. E. Hollister and Miss Idallollister
weut up to Stratton , Friday night , spending
the day we celebrate there , the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. W. O. Moody.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Hill left the city , last
Friday. They intend locating at some point
iu the eastern part of the state , probably
Beatrice or Nebraska City.
A. A. Hatch , county cleric of Hayes , trans
acted some land business"iu the first city ,
Friday morning. lie returned home , via
Culberfoou , on the noon train.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Kuester are visiting in
the city. Mr. K. , we learn , has disposed of
his hotel interests in Omaha and is now en
gaged iu the real estate business.
H. W. Pike went down to Oxford , Monday
evening. He is working the towns from Ox
ford to McCook in the interests of the pre
mium list , and will be gone three or four days.
Mr. Ludwick , of the firm of Ludwick &
Trowbridge , the leading furniture dealers of
McCook , was in town the first of last week.
Mr. L. has a fme timber-claim near town.
Hayes Centre News.
S. "W. Huddleston of the Badger went out
to the mountains , last Friday night , on a few
day's recreation. He will visit Golden , ( where
he has friends and relatives , ) and other places
of note before his return. Mr. Huddleston
returned , this morning.
C. W. Ballard , of the Democrat force , has
ordered an outfit , aud will go to Akron ,
Colo. , iu a few weeks , to assume the editorial
and otherwise duties , ( principally otherwise , )
of the great "potato bug" paper at that place.
M. C. Eider and daughter , Miss Mollie , left
for Jefferson county , to-day. Mr. Eider will
also extend his trip further east and will re
visit his old home in the grand old Keystone
state , in Centre county. He will be absent
Mrs. V. Franklin returned , Monday noon ,
from her visit home near Logan , Kansas.
She was accompanied by her sister , Miss
Katie Simpson , who will remain here an in
definite period in order to secure the advant
ages of our excellent schools.
Mrs. J. E. Cochrau came iu from McCook
on a visit to her sister , Mrs. Dr. Knapp , and
her mother , Mrs. Bcecher , on Thursday even
ing. Mrs. C.'s health has not been good for
sometime , and sho hopes a change of scene
may be beneficial to her. York Eepnblican.
Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Hess , Miss Matson , and
J. A. Walters , composed a party that en joyed
the sublimity of the Eockies , during the 4th.
The folks went to Denver , Friday night , vis
iting Georgetown Manitou and other points
of interest among nature's mighty upheavals ,
returning home , Wednesday morning.
A. C. Ebert aud G. W. Kaime went up to
Denver , Friday night , on a short tour , visit
ing Graymoiir , Manitou and other points of
interest in the Eockies. Perhaps two more
delighted portions never before beheld the
glory and grandeur of that sublime scenery.
Both returned to the routine duties of life ,
WE - : - WANT
IT DISTINCTLY UNDERSTOOD THAT
WE PROPOSE TO LEAD ALL h\T LOW
P1UCES ON CLOTHING AND FUUNISJUNG
GOODS , NOTWITHSTANDING BANKRUPT
SALES. OUR GOODS ARE BOUGHT IN
LARGE QUANTITIES AND AT LOWEST
PRICES AND AVE CAN AND WILL SELL
CHEAPER THAN COST OJT THE
OLD - : - RAGS
i'SUALLYFOUND ' IN BANKRUPT STOCKS.
WE STILL CONTINUE TO BE THE LOW
EST PRICED HOUSE IN THE VALLEY.
E , M , BRICKEY & CO , JHE CLOTHIERS ,
Our citizens should not lose sight of
the important fact that the teachers of
lied Willow county meet in this place ,
beginning July 19th , in the pursuit of
their regular institute work. Also , of
the further and necessary fact of the
entertainment of said teachers. To this
end , we are requested to ask those of
our people who feel disposed to enter
tain teachers , to the best of their facil
ities and accommodations , to leave their
names and the number they will take
with Mr. II. T. Anderson , above First
National Bank. We want to impress it
upon the minds of the people , that in
order to secure the attendance we should
have , energetic means will have to be
taken toward taking care of those who
desire to come. Let us be as hospitable
as our accommodations and means will
allow. Prof. Webster informs us that
he will make a personal canvass of this
matter , next week. Amo'ng the studies
and instructors are : Prof. Ilubbell ,
Grammar , Arithmetic and Geography.
Prof. Webster , Algebra , U. S. History
and Civil Government. Book Keeping
and Penmanship , Mr. H. T. Anderson.
Time will be set apart , as well , for the
free discussion of the theory of teaching.
The salary of the postmaster at Mc
Cook will be $1,000 next year against
$1,100 this year. Is McCook booming
backward ? Haigler lleporter.
The above is a sample of articles now
going the rounds of the press. That
thft writers are unwittingly making false
statements we feel assured. The writer
has seen and read the official document
whereby this office was made a third
class office and the salary of the post
master raised to $1,500 per year. Mc
Cook is not booming on the descending
progressive order bany manner of
means , but is moving forward , with the
brightest prospects ahead that the city
has ever had since its establishment.
Just mark our gait.
A fine collection of samples of Hed
Willow county grain and grasses were
shipped to the DCS Moincs ll
William Coleman , last week.
specimens were secured by Mr. Coleman
in various parts of the county , and are
but fair samples of the crops as they
may be found all over the county , and
they will doubtless induce the Register
to recant its fables about drouth and
grass hoppers. Mr. C. also sent a box
of earth to still further persuade the
unbelieving. Such efforts arc praise
worthy and commendable indeed.
Both of our city bands received high
est compliments from the people of
Stratton and Cambridge , for the high
class of music rendered. We feel safe
in the assertion that McCook has as fine
band talent as the state affords.
BACON Sunday evening , July
at Ferry Station , JUram Bacon , aged SO
years , of Bright'.s ilNea e.
The deceased was one of the first
settlers of Wisconsin , coming to lied
Willow county some two year's since ,
when he purchased the McPherson
place , about four miles west of the city.
He was a man of severe business and
moral integrity , and well regarded by all
with whom he had dealings and inter
course since his residence amongst us.
His remains were interred at Longview
Cemetery , Tuesday afternoon. lie
leaves a widow over seventy years of
age and a large family of grown children.
The remnant of the Lawler & Mag
ner stockremainiug in the hands of As
signee Wilcox has been purchased by
Mr. Lawler , senior partner of the late
firm , who has moved his grocery stock ,
from across the street , into his old
quarters , where he will again embark in
the general merchandise business , THE
TRIBUNE hopes with success.
The absence of liquor in our town ,
and its usual fourth of July effect , was
conspicuous ; and it has been demon
strated by the people of this town and
county that a first-class celebration can
be held without intoxicating liquors. ' " *
The Driftwood people celebrated the
fourth in good style at Palmer's grove ,
near Yailton. Some 700 or 800 per
sons are said to have engaged in the cele
bration , which was enjoyable throughout.
Reserved scats on sale at Menard's
for the "Happy World Stereopticon. "
At the Opera Hall , next Wednesday
evening , July 14th.
Made by the McCook Loan and
Trust Co. on deeded land , or on final re
ceipts , when proof is unquestionable ,
without sending east for funds. No in
terest is payable in advance , but ten
per cent , straight. 31oney paid as soon
as abstract can be obtained. Office in
First National Bank.
THE M. E. PULPIT.
Below we append the list of appoint
ments for the Methodist pulpit , during
the pastor's absence :
July 11 Rev. . .1.V. . Khnmel , McCook.
July IS 10JO : A. M" . . Ifev. James Leonard ,
July IS 70 : P. M. , Eev. W. S. Wheeler.
July 2o Eev. C. F. Crefchtoii , Factor of
"St. Paul's M. E. church , Lincoln.
B. F. Olcotthastwo second-hand top
buggies for sale , or will trade for horses.
Also remember that Olcott has the fin
est road stallion in the west , and farm
ers and stockmen should see him before
PONIES FOR SALE ,
As I am preparing to leave this coun
try I will oifer 7ny bunch of ponies for j ]
sale at a GREAT BARGAIN. j
2-tf. J. G. EATON.
CHENERY & STILES.
OPPOSITE THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK ,
AI IFULL - ILINE - IOF
TOILET ARTICLES , STATIONERY , ETC. Sif
Pure Wines and Liquors
FOR MEDICINAL USE ONLY.
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