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STILL MA KING LOANS
GOOfrFAlliM PIIOPEIITY ,
AND DON'T FOKGET IT.
CITY DRUG STORK.
Noble , The Grocer.
Pennor , flic harness man.
Fnniily Groceries at Noble's.
Paints : ind oils at McMillcn's.
VOTE FOll W. T. HJ3NTON.
TOTE FOR SAMUEL ELLIS.
McMillcn , Prescription Druggist.
Vote for tlie prohibitory nniendinent.
Tote for IllGIlAllD JOHNSTON.
'Staple ' ami Fancy Groceries at NobleV.
VOTE FORJ. BYK ON JENNINGS.
Sealing Wax for fruit cans at Chen-
Aery's City Drug Store.
$10.00 will buy a peed sewing machine j
sit McMillen's drug store.
Fresh and smoked meats of all kinds
tit the B. & M. meat market. !
Dr. A. J. Thomas , Dentist , in Union
clock- over Boston shoe store.
FOR RENT Two dwelling houses.
Inquire at TIIK TRIBUNE office.
Eye , ryeninjius , corn and cornmeal
At POTTER & EASTERDAY'S.
A full line of chopped feed always
on hand. POTTER & EASTERDAY.
What must you do to be saved ? Why
buy your groceries at Noble's , of course !
Try Damask Rose , the best lotion
for face and hands , at McMillen's drug
What the B. & M. meat market lacks
in"blow and bluster" it makes up in qual
ity and price.
More than half of the bankers of Ne
braska have expressed sentiments favor
able to prohibition.
Kapke , The Tailor , guarantees you
the lowest prices and the most stylish
and elegant clothing.
HANGING LAMPS Noble is head
quarters for lianging lamps. He car
ries a large and splendid selection.
Price cut 25 per cunt , on all grades
of footwear at the
BOSTON SHOE STORE.
The best Condition Powders in the
market. Every box warranted at
POTTER & EASTERDAY'S.
Noble is the only exclusive grocer in
tlie city. His stock is the largest and
his prices correspond with the times.
If you want a stylish fit at the very
lowest figures , KAPKE , THE TAILOR ,
is , the man to patronize Rear of The
The B. fc M. meat market continues
to meet all competition , and "to go
them one better" in price and quality
The choicest meats are sold at the
B. & M. meat market at prices asked
for inferior cuts elsewhere. Note this
Penner carries a full stock of staple
as well as seasonable goods in the har
ness line. Blankets , robes , etc. , for
fall and winter , now in.
Geo. M. Chenery's
City Drug Store
For pure Drugs , Medicines ,
Toilet Articles , &c.
E. B. Bowen & Co.'s $3.00 , $3.50
and $4.00 shoes for gentlemen are the
best values ever offered in McCook.
At wholesale and retail by
BOWEN & LAYCOCK.
This week , J. E. Watkins of Green
Valley , 111. , purchased the G.W.Groves
farm in 9-4-30. It should be added
here that this sale is a direct result of
the exhibit made at the Illinois state
fair , this fall by Mr. Coleman.
Word from the Dismal country is to
the effect that there is danger from
overstocking that section , at the rate
stock is pouring in from everywhere ,
attracted by fanciful stories circulated
and current concerning that stock eden.
Go and see LUDWICK'S mammoth
stock of second hand goods. Furniture ,
cook stoves , heaters and gasoline stoves ,
bought and sold. Will also rent goods
by the week or month. A pawn bro
ker's business in connection. Second
door west of the McEntee Hotel.
The drug business of C. M. Smith &
Son has been purchased by L. W. McConnell -
Connell & Co. , and possession will be
given some time between the 1 st and
15th prox. Mr. McConnell is an exper
ienced pharmacist and has the other
business qualifications to make the ven
ture a success. He retains his interest
in the McCook Book & Stationery Co.
His honor , Judge Cochran , is fast
becoming one of the most popular
Judges of Nebraska. His sternness in
meeting out justice to willful violators
of the law ; his inclination to protect
the innocent though unfortunate from
so called legal prosecutions , has gained
for him in Chase county the honorable
distinction of being called "the good
Judge. " Imperial Republican.
Wall Paper ntMcMillen'fl drug store.
[ land-painted shirt bosoms for the
gentlemen are the latest.
Car load of winter wheat flour just
received at POTTER & EASTERDAY'S.
At McMiIlen'rt drug store you can
buy some cheap wall paper remnants.
Try our flap jack preparation.
POTTER & EASTERDAY.
The B. & M. meat market will give
the highest market price in cash for
live stock , poultry and hides.
Voters , remember Dick Johnston and
Charlie Hodgkin on election day. Give
them your support and ballots. ;
Noble , the leading grocer , makes a
specialty of fresh , clean family grocer
ies. He will treat you right.
A competent girl for general house
work wanted. Call at residence of
Sweeney Munson for particulars.
Ground oil cuke the cheapest feed on
earth. Special rates on ton bts.
POTTER & EASTERDAY.
Ladies' kid and goat button shoes ,
solid leather , for $1.50 at
BOWEN & LAYCOCK'S.
Remember we are headquarters for
the justly celebrated 84 Patent flour.
POTTER & EASTERDAY.
The republicans who wanted a new
deal this year have it. Now they should
vote the way they have talked this sum
Vote for a lawyer for county attor
ney. J. Byron Jennings , the Repub
lican nominee , is a lawyer of recognized
Everything belonging to a first-class
harness shop may be found at Penner's ,
rear of THE FAMOUS. Prices to suit
IN QUEENS WARE Noble carries
the largest assortment and the richest
designs of the season. His prices are
Do not allow yourself to be misled.
The B. & M. meat market sells the
choicest meats of all kinds and at the
very lowest living prices.
The republican speakers at Danbury ,
Tuesday evening , report an interesting ,
lively meeting , and a big turn out.
Everything is coming our way.
Make Noble your family grocer and
many other blessings will fall to your
lot , besides having the best groceries on
your table that the market affords.
Lend me your ear long enough at
least to let you into a valuable secret :
Brewer has the edge on the "butcher
business" and saves all who trade with
Republicans , it is a question now
whether you will allow the democrats I
to "work" you. Did you ever know the E
democrats to desert their party when
election day arrived ?
The republican who scratches his lo
cal ticket this year is ungrateful to his
party and to his country. There isn't
a man on the ticket that any republican
need hesitate to vote for.
THE TRIBUNE is the greatest news
paper success of Western Nebraska. It
has buried every one of its competitors
in years past , and there are several
large and adult newspaporiai wakes a
This week , S. P. Hart traded some
land to A. Oppenheimer for his stock
of dry goods. Immediate possession
given. There are other business changes
in view that it is not proper to announce
at present , however.
Complaint is filed at this office that
fraudulent party invitations have been
sent to innocent parties in the city by
unauthorized individuals. Any one
convicted of such an offense ought to
be exiled to Indianola for a twelve
On our pants once new and glossy
now are patches of a different hue ; all
because subscribers linger and won't ,
pay up what is due. Then let all be up
and doing ; send in your mite be it so
small , or when the snows of winter strike
us we shall have no pants at all.
The star of Bethlehem , which was
visible at the birth of Christ , and which
can only be seen every 315 years , can
be seen every evening at 8 o'clock. It
appears jiist a little south of east and is
a very brilliant and beautiful orb. It
will only be visible about two months
and those who do not see it this sum
mer will be denied that pleasure unless ,
however , they live over three centuries.
Did the Omaha Bee tell the truth
two years ago when , in a spasm of dis
interested virtuousness , it declared that
the license system as it exists in Omaha
under the Slocumb law , "has been a ,
source of corruption and irregularity , "
"has exacted political support from the
low dives and bummers , " and "has used
the liquor men to do the dirty work at
the primaries and elections ; " or , does
it tell the truth now , when it denies that
state of affairs and sounds the * praises
of the High License law at $2.10 an
Everybody Takes Satisfaction
In driving agood team , and in a clean ,
comfortable jig. The City livery and
feed stable is catering to just that trade ,
and is making a special effort to give
satisfaction. Give me a trial.
D. C. MARSH , Proprietor.
The residence of W. M. Sanderson
on the east side has been purchased by
N. Costenborder of the electric light
With so many convivial spirits with
in her walls it is rather remarkable that
McCook dpes not have a lodge of the
order of Elks.
Last week , J. S. McCoy , of Blue
Mound , Macon county , Illinois , invest
ed in a section of land in this vicinity.
His * two sons will probably move onto
and improve the same.
In the near future A. T. Catiinbcll &
Co. will occupy the store on Main avenue
recently vacated by McCotter Bros.
This will give him more room and a
better business location.
The farmers will rally to the support
of Samuel Ellis , election day , in a way
that will guarantee his election. It is
quite natural that the farmers should
vote for a "tiller of the soil , " too.
The Beaver friends are supporting
their popular son W. T. Henton with a
firmness and warmth that means suc
cess beyond a peradventure. And the
best of it is that Henton deserves it , too.
An opportunity is presented the fann
ers , this fall , to vote for a man from
among them for representative. Sam
uel Ellis is a farmer and an old veteran ,
lie should receive a hearty support
from the horny-handed sons of toil.
Morning and evening services in the
Congressional church , next Sunday , by
Rev. D. L. McBride , at the hours of
11:30 : and 7:30 : , central time. Note
that the evening services .will be held
fifteen minutes earlier than formerly.
For the office of county attorney J.
Byron Jennings is eminently qualified.
Voters having economy in mind , and
desiring the important duties of that
office to be efficiently discharged to best
interests of the people , should see to it
that he is elected.
Editor Carpenter , of the Bartley
Enterprise , who is a gentleman of ex
cellent discernment and who is perpet
ually mashed on consistency , makes
this truthful remark , which is wholly
devoid of flies : "The McCooicTRIBUNE
is doing a noble work tor the prohibi
tory amendment. "
All of the proposed amendments to
the constitution of the state may be
read in THE TRIBUNE from day to day.
They are official and may be relied on.
If you are in doubt about what the
amendment-will or will not do take a
copy of THE TRIBUNE and half a day
off and study up.
There is a rumor abroad in the city
that one of the McCook papers receiv
ed two hundred dollars for its efforts
against the prohibition amendment. Of
course the idea is preposterous. Yet
there are those who claim positive
proof. This seems to be an off year
for McCook Journalists the capital J
If you are of the opinion that the
county commissioners are the servants
of the people and should promptly com
ply with their requests , vote for Rich
ard Johnston and C. W. Hodgkin for
county commissioners. They are fair-
minded men and will deal justly and
without unnecessary expense with the
Deoole whom thev serve.
It is of prime importance to the tax
payer that the office of county treasur
er be conducted by an efficient man and
that the county funds are placed in
safe hands. W. T. Henton , nominee
of the Republican party , fills all the re
quirements. He is competent , trust
worthy and can give as good a bond a $
any man in the county. Work for him.
Vote for him. He deserves it.
The voters of Ked Willow county
have a duty to perform , this fall. They
.must establish that they are the people ,
and that the county commissioners are
but their servants at so much a day ,
subject to the expressed will of the pee
ple. The experience of this summer
teaches that the people must maintain
their rights , and must relegate to pri
vate life the man who dared to deny
their petition , and presumed to add in
sult to injury. Vote for Johnston and
Hodgkin and be served fairly and eco
The independent rally at this place ,
Saturday , was quite a success so far as
attendance and demonstration are con
cerned , although the public were led
to expect something more vociferous by
the prospectuses issued by our misguid
ed friends. The parade was all that
could be expected under the circum
stances. MaKeighan's speeeh was
characteristic and seemed to suit his
following , but was a disappointment to
others. His subsequent conduct in the
Republican meeting in the evening , and
in the office of the Commercial Hotel ,
was , to put it mildly , disgraceful and
lost him many votes in this part of the
district. In fine the net result of the
affair is a failure , and THE TRIBUNE
prophecies a costly one to that erratic
and infirm champion of the independent
movement. McKeighan is his own Bur-
Kalstedt , The Tailor ,
Successor to L. Bernbeimer , wishes
to announce that he is now located in
the rear of The First National Bank ,
with. a new stock of latest and most
fashionable fall and winter suitings , and
is prepared to give the public correct
and satisfactory results in all branches
of the merchant tailoring business. He
invites a trial and guarantees satisfac
MASON , RICHARDS , MAJORS , ALLEN.
The Grandest Political Demonstration
of the Campaign.
AN IMMENSE OUTPOURING
Of Enthusiastic Republicans of Red
There was not room in the opera house ,
Saturday evening , to accommodate the
hundreds that , poured into that edifice to
hear the speakers announced for that
date and place , and many disappointed
ones were turned away. The audience
was one of the most representative and
intelligent ones the hall has ever held.
Mr. J. C. Allen of our city made the
opening remarks. They were pointed ,
appropriate , terse and business-like. It
was necessarily brief , but nevertheless
one of the ncntost talks of the evening.
Hon. L. D. Richards , nominee for
governor , followed in order. His speech
was clean , clearand concise , plain , prac
tical and pointed. Delivered in a mod
est , manly manner , without unnecessary
verbiage or too gaudy flowersof oratory.
It created a marked and favorable im
Hon. T. J. Majors' speech was full
of characteristic and impassioned patri
otic utterance , and carried his hearers
by storm. Blue-shirted Tom is in
most sensitive touch with the people ,
the old vets especially , and his appear
ance is the signal for a warm reception ,
Judge 0. P. Mason , however , made
the speech ot the evening. The judge
is in the mellow ripeness of advanced
years , and yet.he has the mental vigor
of the "grand old man. " A keen ob
server , a full reader , of large and wide
experience , analytical , of exact judg
ment , logical , comprehensive , ' sarcastic ,
humorous , he covered the issues of this
campaign with matchless ability , and
rounded off an unrivaled meeting with
a master hand.
HON. E. ROSEWATER.
Well the Hon. E. Rosewater has
been here and is gone. He did not bring
his George Washington hatchet with him ,
hence was not able to chip off such adult
huncks of truth as was expected. But
he did fairly well considering how heavi
ly he was handicapped. Instead of the
Gr. W. hatchet Mr. Rosewater was arm
ed with a deadly array of "figgers" quite
as veracious. A very large and intel
ligent audience was therewith effectu
ally pummeled into the Land of Nod.
It may be said that the operation , like
modern dentistry , was painless. With
reference to Mr. St. John's respects to
him in a recent speech here "Mr. Rosewater -
water proved that while his ancestry
were worshiping in Solomon's temple ,
Mr. St. John's forefathers were hunt
ing wild boars , and indulging in sundry
other unseemly conduct in the primeval
forests of the "tight little island. "
Tracing his ancestry to the founder
of the Christian era , Mr. Rosewater
pointed with excusable pride to the fact
that while Mr. St. John wore a sunflow
er and in company with long haired
men and short haired men cranks and
fanatics made his living defaming
Nebraska's fair name , that Mr. Rosewater -
water "wore the white flowers of a blame
less life , before a thousand peering lit-
"tlenesses , in that fierce light which beats
upon a" newspaper sanctum or words
to that effect. As intimated in the out-
start , Mr. Rosewater left his G. W.
hatchet with the janitor of the Bee
building , and some of his statistics and
"figgers" were misfits ; and yet to his
sympathetic hearers his utterances are
as Holy Writ , while his more critical
prohibition hearers accept his effort with
a few grains of salt , and are uncharita
ble enough to rend not a few of his
statements into fragments. You pay
your money and make your choice. But
you can count the votes made by him
on the fingers of one hand and have at
least four fingers left.
Hon. C. F. Manderson Delivers a Mag
nificent Address to a large
Perhaps the people of this section of
Nebraska have never heard the political
problems of the day handled with greater
eloquence , vigor , comprehensive clear
ness than characterized the effort of
our Senior Senator at the opera house ,
last evening. It was a brilliant speech
setting forth the national attitude of
the party , its promises and splendid per
formance under almost insuperable op
position. He touched that great buga
boo , the tariff , with a' magic wand , dis
sipating democratic falacies concerning
it , and setting out in unmistakable
characters the beneficence of that and
other bills of national importance.
Congressman Laws also made a few
remarks ; taking occasion to acknowl
edge the warm friendship and fidelity
of his home constituency and express
ing his profound appreciation thereof ,
besides touching the issues of the cam
For Sale or Trade.
I have a house and two lots in Mc
Cook to sell or to trade for stock. ,
We would call your attention to our
new $2.00 and $2.50 Kid Button Shoes.
BOWEN & LAYCOCK.
Accurately compounded , day or
nisjht. CITY DRUG STORE.
VOTE FOR C. W. HODGKIN.
ARTESIAH WELL IRRIGATION.
While selfish office seekers in Nebrns-
ka and adjoining states are charging the
republican congress with totally neglect
ing the farm interests of the west , the
government is vigorously prosecuting
experiments , the success of which must
be of incalculable value to the producers.
The investigation ordered by congress
to determine the availibility of the under
flow and artesian water for irrigation
comprehends the arid and semi-arid em
pire between the eastern foothills of
the Rocky mountains and a line drawn
southward along the eastern boundary
of North Jakota , passing west of Lin
coln and south to El Paso , Texas. The
law requires tlmtthe work be completed
by July uext. The comparatively brief
period allowed for the investigation and
the vast territory to be covered , has
called out the energy and resources of
the agricultural department , and every
effort will be made to demonstrate by
practical tests the truth nf the claims
of all geologists who have examined
The experiments conducted in the
Dakotas during the summer fully sus
tain the assertion of the advocates of
artesian irrigation. The flow secured
from each well is sufficient to irrigate
4,000 acres of land. It is nuttheinteri-
tion of the government to bore wells
promiscuously , but merely to demon
strate the force and quantity of the un
derflow , to supervise the use of the water
obtained and report results. The feasi
bility of the scheme once determined in
the territory mapped out , the govern
merit will leave private enterprise to
do the rest.
Secretary Rusk regards the work as
the most 'important yet undertaken by
the government in the west. The data
in possession of the department con
firms what close observers have main
tained , that a large proportion of the
mountain streams is lost in the great
stratum of gravel and boulders under
lying the country from fifteen to one
hundred feet. The Frenchman river in
western Nebraska is mainly supplied
from this great underground reservoir.
Even in the dryest season there is no
perceptible depreciation in the volume
of water , thus proving its subterranean
source. To define the boundaries of
this great basin and demonstrate how
it will best subserve the interests of the
country is a work of far reaching possi
bilities. The success of the undertak
ing means the disappearance of droughts
and scorching hot winds which almost
annually blight sections of the Dakotas.
western Nebraska and Kansas. A sup
ply of artificial moisture during July
and August will render these sections
in productive fertility the peer of any
in the country. Bee.
Postmaster-General Wanamaker has
an ambition to link his name with sev
eral important postal improvements ,
among them the reduction of letter post
age to one cent and the establishment
of postal savings banks and a postal
telegraph. That all these projects are
entirely feasible , and that their adoption
would eventually rebound to the advan
tage of the country , will be seriously
questioned. Every reduction in the
postage heretofore made has been jus
tified by the results which followed , and
why should not a change from two cents
to one cent prove as beneficial as did
the change from three to two cents in
Experience with postal savings banks
in England has strengthened the belief
that they could be made equally advan
tageous here. They need not necessarily
take the place of ordinary savings banks
in cities and towns , but in many villages
and out-of-the-way places there are
thousands of persons of limited means
who would only be too glad to lay away
a little money from time to time if they
had an accessible and safe place of de
posit. As to the postal telegraph , there
is a popular demand for it which will
have to be met sooner or later , and the
improvement cannot be introduced too
Will Answer Mr. Rosewater.
On next Sunday evening , Rev. Math
er of the Methodist church , will answer
Mr. Rosewater. Rev. Mather has had
large experience in dealing with such
men and measures , and a vigorous , ef
fective response to Mr. Rosewater may
Of Course Yoii Are
Going to the World's Fair in 1892.
But in the meantime , one of the im
portant questions of the day is , "Where
can I buy the most and best meat for
my money1 Brewer can answer you.
The Democratic Newspaper
Is announced to make its debut in a
few weeks. E. J. Scott , the present
foreman of the McCook Democrat , will
be the publisher , and a creditable sheet
may be expected.
FOE , RENT.
A barn that will accommodate 30
head of horses. Buggy room , corral ,
well , and small house. Inquire of
11. E. LINDNER.
Flour and Feed.
A. T. Campbell & Co. , successors to
E. W. Reed , are here with best grades
of Flour and Feed of all kinds , and are
prepared to meet all competition.
Save money by buying- school sup
plies , for the children , at Chenery's
City Drug Store.
We warrant every sack of our flour.
POTTER & EASTERDAY.
A. J. Hceclicr is still confined to bed , but tiis
condition is improving.
P'rank Hess and family departed for Salt
Lake City , Utah , Tuesday.
E. W. Reed , late in the flour and feed busi
ness , expects to go to Salt Lale City after pay
Mose Erman leaves for St. Louis , to-night.
His family and goods will follow in-a tew
Mr. V. Franklin of the Citizens hank had
important business in Denver , Monday of this
W. M. Sanderson and family left on Tues r
day for Salt Lake City , Utah , where they ex
pect to locate.
Rev. D. L. McBride-has been attending a
statemcctingof the Baptist church at i-re-
niont , this week.
O. Frost , C. W. Heck , M. X. Eskey and C.
L. Knowles were among the Hartley people in
the city , Satuday.
J. A. Cordcalof the Farmers & Merchants
bank , we are pained to learn , is down with an
attack of typhoid fever.
Dr. A. J. Thomas left for Benkelman , yes
terday morning , on professional business that
will detain Him a few days.
Special Agent Hutchins left for Grand Is
land and other points , Wednesday evening , on
government land business.
W.V. . Fisher and daughter , Miss Janie Fish
er , are down from Wauneta , to-day , expecting
to return home in the morning.
Mrs. J. D. Robb departed Sunday evening ,
for St. Joe. where she expects to make an ex
tended visit to relatives and friends.
Senator Manderson's reception in the Me-
Look Club Kooms , yesterday alternoon , was
quite generally attended by our people.
Mrs. C. M. Wilson is entertaining her sister
and husband Mr. and Mrs. E. ( J. Blackmail
of St. Louis , who arrived Wednesday morning.
Miss Minnie Johnston and guest , Miss Mag
gie Allen of St. Joe , returned , Monday night
on delayed No. 4 , from a brief visit to Denver
and the mountains.
Mr. and Mrs. lien Mills , of Republican City ,
were guests of Congressman Laws and family ,
Saturday and Sunday , returning homeward on
the evening passenger of Sunday.
R. P. High , the clever and popular political
warhorse from Lebanon , has been spending a
few days , this week , in the metropolis , in the
vicinity of which he has been doing effective
J. W. Hupp , Geo. W. Ralsten , 13. F. Brad
bury and II. E. Waugh of Lebanon were up ,
Saturday , to witness the McKeighan fiasco ,
and to take in the grandest republican rally
ever held in western Nebraska.
F. P. Ostrom , late with J. Albert Wells , is
now in the dry goods department 01 j.v. .
Winger & Co. , Lincoln. ' 1 HI : TRIUUNK will
keep the "flossy colonel" informed as to this
section of the vineyard and wishes him the
full measure of success.
County Clerk Roper , County Judge Keyes ,
J. W. Dolan , Walter Rowland , W. R. Starr , C.
II. Oman and other county-capital friends
swelled the grand audience that greeted Judge
Mason , Gov. Richards and Lieut. Gov. Majors
at the opera hall , Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs.T. 15. Babcock , of Vuma , Colo. ,
mourn the sudden death of their infant son ,
Churchill , which occnred at Cambridge , last
Friday morning , while Mrs. Babcock was
there on a visit to relatives. The remains of
the dear one were buried at Vuma , Saturday
15. A. Ilarlan of tiieStockvilleSentinelJ. A.
Andrews of the Benkelman Democrat , F. Bert
Risley of the Culbertson Republican. C. A.
Warner of the Stockville Faber , C. II. Israel
of the Benkelman Republican and Bill Brown
of the Culbertson Sun were among the news
paper men in the city , Saturday.
Mr. Sexson of Arapahoe. a brother of E. A.
Sexson of Box Elder , made us a brief call ,
Tuesday afternoon , in company with E. A.
He reports a decided revulsion of feeling in
Furnas county respecting McKeighan. and
feels certain that Hon. N. V. Ilarlan will car
ry that county by a comfortable majority.
G. W. Bartlett and family left on Wednes
day evening for Denver. They did not take
their goods but will probably arrange to re
main there. We regret the departure of so
many of our good citizens , but the crop failure
and diminished business makes it necessary
for them to look elsewhere for business. Bart-
Edgar Howard , the clever and talented
gentleman who formerly published the Benk-
elman Democratmade a brief visit in the city ,
Saturday last , while en route ; for Benkelman
on private business. Mr. I loward is a prac
tical newspaper man and in speaking of the
Nebraska weekly press said : "I have seen
about ever } ' paper published in this state.
THE McCooK TRIBUNE , I regard as being
the neatest and model newspaper of the state. "
Eleventh annual convention V. M. C. A. of
Nebraska , Grand Island , Neb. , Nov. I3th to
l6th 1890. Tickets for sale Nov. nth to i6th.
Parties attending will be returned at one-third
fare upon presentation of certificate signed by
C. F. Harrison. J. HULANISKI.
Annual Meeting Nebraska Baptist State
Convention , Fremont , Neb. , Oct. ajth to 3isL
Tickets will be sold Oct. 25th to 3ist to Lin
coln at full fare. Parties attending will be re
turned at one-third fare upon presentation of
certificate signed by Rev. E. R. Curry.
Engine 132 has gone to Denver to relieve
163 wnich returns to McCook.
Tom Wilkinson , clerk to Asst. Supt. C. IL.
Harmanwas down from Denver , Tuesday , for
a short visit.
Engineer A. Snyder has been laid up with
a bad cold the past week , but is now getting
in shape for work.
J. F. Reynolds , engineer from the Alliance-
line , is now in McCook , and is going to work
on the western division for a change.
Engineer A. C. Ilnrman is in the city load
ing his goods preparatory- moving his fain.-
ily to Denver , where he is now working.
Engine 196 running on the "buckwheat"
( Lyons branch ) was disabled early iit the
week. Engine 194 relieved her temporarily.
Engine 139 is out of the shops after receiv
ing new cylinders , a general overhauling o
machinery and painting , and is just like new.
Fred Allie , formerly of McCook * late of
Lyons , has been transferred to Oxford , where
he will manipulate the electric current with
his usual dexterity and accuracy.
Engine 142 from Plattsmouth shops went
through to Denver , this week , to give more
help switching and handling the daily increas
ing business the B. & M. is doing at Denver.
Wm. Hamilton , hostler at Siding No. 7 , on
the Deadwood line , is visiting friends in Mc
Cook , this week. He has been very sick with
mountain fever and is now visiting around till
he is able to return to duty.
The railroad business of the past month ex
ceeds that of any month before , since a lonfj
time before the strike of iSSS. There will be
nuite a large number of men who will get
their wages in two checks next pay-day.
A tail-end collision on Chief Creek hill ,
three miles east of Robb , on the morning of
Oct. a6th , between two freight trains , was dis
astrous to life , rolling stock and freight. One
emigrant , name unknown , was instantly
killed .when the engine crashed into the train
ahead. Engineer A. J. Chambers , fireman
Dennis Coucher , and a man ( brother to the
one killed ) were badly shaken up and bruised
by jumping when the collision occurred. There
were a large number of cattle-killed , the col
liding train being a stock extra , and an im
mense mass of dead cattle and cars piled
thirty feet high was about all that remained
of the train.Engine 134 was totally demolished.
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