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VOLUME IX. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY EVENING , NOVEMBER 28,189O. NUMBER 27.
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Col. Ballew was a visitor to Indianola ,
Mrs. . ! . W.VeIborn is visiting McCook
friends , this week.
Banker and Mrs. J. W. Hupp were over
from Lebanon , Monday.
Treasurer-elect Henton has been overfrom
Danbury part of this week.
Capt. K. O. Phillips , the Lincoln Land Co.
magnate , was a city visitor , Saturday.
H. H. Easterday of the P. &E. brand joint
has been down the road , this week , looking
after a shipment of corn.
General Manager Holdrege of the B. & M.
spent Monday morning in the city , on rail-
load business , going west on the flyer.
P. A. Wells , Esq. , who has been absent for
a number of weeks visiting in New York ,
returned home on Wednesday evening.
C. B. Gray went up to Wauneta , Saturday ,
on business connected with the new partner
ship into which lie has just entered with Mr.
George W. Burt , Colonel Henton's unsuc
cessful running mate in the county treasurer
race , was a visitor at Commercial headquart
ers , Saturday.
Chailie Fisher of Wauneta sojourned in the
city a few hours , Saturday evening. He was
homeward bound trom a corn-hunting jaunt
down the road.
Mabel Wilcox entertained a number of
young friends , Wednesday evening of this ,
week , in a delightful manner not soon to be
forgotten by her guests.
Special Agent Hutchins has about finished
up Jiis business in this1 land district , and will
henceforth devote his splendid ability to the
work in other districts of the state.
Mrs. Frank H. Spearman arrived home ,
the first of the week , from quite a prolonged
visit to her old Chicago home. Her brother ,
Charlie Lonergan , accompanied her.
County clerk and Mrs. Geo. Roper , and
deputy clerk Barnes and sister Miss Tillie
represented the present county-seat at the
great charity ball and supper.
The Misses Holland , Misses Lue Chrysler ,
C. Lou Janes and a number of other charm
ing members of the gentler sex from Indian
ola , were shopping in the ever bright and at
tractive metropolis , Saturday.
Secretary of State-elect Allen has been
absent in Lincoln part of the week in confer
ence with the other state officers-elect con
cerning the contest which has been institut
ed against them by the candidates ot the in
Capt. A. L. Emerson of St. Francis spent
a short time in the city , Saturday. He was
en route east on irrigation business , an enter
prise in which he is now taking active inter
est in common with the people of Southwest
ern Nebraska and Northwestern Kansas.
C. C. Vennum went to McCook , Thursday ,
to confer with parties there in regard to the
big irrigating ditch for the south divide.
This matter is now assuming very interest
ing proportions , parties all along the line
taking great interest initand it is quite prob
able that the scheme will be consummated
and work commenced in a short time. Stratton -
The high school teachers assisted by the
grammar school teachers entertained the
pupils of the.eighth and ninth grades at the
home of Mrf and Mrs. Charles F. Babcock ,
Saturday evening last./ The evening was
spent in playing various games , in singing
and in story telling. Refreshments were
served by the ladies at 10 o'clock and at 11
the guests departed after having passed a
very pleasant evening. The generous hospi
tality of Mr. and Mrs. Babcock in throwing
open their house for the occasion was highly
appreciated by guests and entertainers alike.
COURT HOUSE NEWS.
ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM THE LEGAL
AND MATRIMONIAL MILL.
R. B. Price vs. Henry Jeffery ; judgment in
favor of plaintiff for 568.65.
George \V. Burt has filed a complaint against
\Villiam T. Henton wherein the election of
county treasurer is contested.
Isaiah Bennett has commenced proceedings
to contest the election of Charles W. Hodgkin ,
Frank Meyer and James K. McDowell have
made homestead proof.
Loretta Johnson has filed her petition for
final settlement and allowance of her report
as administratrix of estate of Bertrand L.
Mr. Allen M. Wilson , age 29. McCook.
Mrs. Bridget Waters , age 28. McCook.
948. A. B. Corell vs. David A. Hinkle , filed
November 22d , petition in equity.
949. Geo. Stricknoy vs. Peter Brockham et
al. , filed November 24tb , petition in equity.
950. State vs. Newton Strangland et al. ,
filed November 24th , appeal papers.
951. C. H. Rogers vs. T. J. Murphy , filed
November 26th , proceedings and sale.
Jacob Rozell et al. vs. Tnos. Ryan , filed Nov.
21st , transcript of judgment , amount $12.70 ,
date judgment November 5th.
C. H. Rogers vs. Albert L. Overman , filed
Nov. 24th , transcript of judgment , amount
$21.84. date judgment May26tb.
L. J. Spickelmcier vs. Thos. Ryan , filed Nov.
24th , transcript of judgment , amount $38.90 ,
March 3d ,
GOINQ EAST CENTHAIj TIME LEAVES.
No.C. local passenger , 4:45 , A.M.
No.2. through passenger. 0:10A.M.
No. 4 , local passenger , 5:55. P.M.
No. 128. way freight 5:30 , A.M.
EZT Way freight No.1150 arrives from west at
4:15 , P.M. . mountain time.
GOING WEST MOUNTAIN TIME LEAVES.
No. 3 , local passenger , 4:40. A. M
No. 1 , through passenger , 10:40 , A. M.
No. 5. local passenger 9:30. P.M.
BB Way freight No.127 arrives from the east
at 7:20 , P. M. . central time.
No. J37 , Beverly accommodation , leaves
at5:15. A.M. Returned , arrives at 9:15A.M.
Runs only on Mondays , Wednesdays and Fri
days. A. CAMPBELL , Supt.
J. HULANISKT , Agent.
It is the locomotive that whistles at its
Supt Campbell made a short trip to Den
ver , Wednesday.
Engine 133 from Denver is now shopped
for a general overhauling.
Engine 233 is out of the shops and is now
run by Engineer Tom Haley.
Koadmaster Josselyn was in the city ,
Wednesday , fixing his check rolls.
Engine 52 has been shopped , this week ,
for new driving boxes and brasses.
Wm. Brown , apprentice injured last month
by heavy lifting , returned to work Monday.
Engine 224 was shopped for a couple of
days , this week , to get light repairs and a
new coat of paint.
Engine 179 is about to go to Plattsmouth
and will be replaced with engine 182 and
then Snyder will be happy.
Engineer Barney Shaikey was greeted ,
Wednesday night , on his arrival home with
train No. 5 , by another young daughter.
In a tuikey shoot at Akron , Wednesday ,
Engineer Frank Reid proved his marksman
ship by collating a gobbler in three shots.
Arthur Jackson , late in the supply depart
ment at Plattsmouth , has been moved to Mc
Cook , where he will continue working in the
Mrs. J. C. Birdsell came down from Alli
ance , Saturday , where she has been spend
ing some time with her husband , who is now
employed on that division.
Dispatcher and Mrs. R. B. Simmonds
leave for Michigan , the first of next week , on
a visit. Mrs. Simmonds will be absent until
the opening weeks of the New Year , but Mr.
Simmonds expects to return in a few days.
Mr. John Lewis , father of Sanford Lewis ,
while on a visit with his children caught cold
and pneumonia setting in caused his death.
His many relations in this section accom
panied his remains to their old home at
Louisville , Nebraska.
It is rumored that one of the gay bachelor
conductois of the B. &M. , one of the west
enders , is soon to capture one of Hastings'
best girls and transplant her to McCook as
his wife. They are all good boys and are de
serving of the fairest of the fair , which can
be found only in Hastings. Democrat.
Rumor has it that a certain knight of the
cab , who runs between Akron and McCook ,
has become greatly enamored of a young
lady of our city , and that he contemplates
committing matrimony is evident from tl.3
fact that he has recently purchased a cosy
little cottage on the outskirts of McCook.
The conductor on an east bound freigh t
last Tuesday , concluded to try raising his
own pork , and as several small pigs were
feeding near the track he got down from the
caboose and very cautiously slipped up and
grabbed one by the legs and put it in with
the other passengers. He did not discover
until he got nearly to McCook that the pig
was totally blind , but he took it on home
with him. Stratton News.
C. H. Harman , assistant superintendent of
the Burlington at Denver , has changed places
withE. F. Highland , assistant superintend
ent at Holyoke , the duties of each will be
the same as before. The reason for the
change is that Mr. Harman's family has not
been healthy here and he had to change to a
more favorable ocation , so it was arranged
for him to exchange with Mr. Highland.
Mr. Highland has been with the Burlington
ten years , and is a thoroughly experienced
and competent man. The work of the office
in Denver will go on under him as if no
change had been made. Tuesday's Denver
This is good weather in which to take cold.
Curling irons are often reponsible for gray
An exchange says : "Speak no evil of the
absent , that is cowardly. " Likewise. THE
TRIBUNE would suggest , speak no evil of the
present : you might get licked.
Never say "railroad depot. " Call it "sta
tion. " "Depot" is a place where goods are
stored or kept. The place where passengers
assemble to get on and off trains is a' 'station. "
[ t is not good form to call it "depot. "
One thing of Noah must be said
Nor will the truth be strained
Without a doubt he knew enough
To go In when it rained.
The latest thing out among the aimless
young men in some of our neighboring towns
a what are called "penny walks. " Every cor
ner they come to they toss up a cent and if
t comes down "heads" they turn to the right
and if "tails" to the left. The game is kept up
until they return to the original point of
McCOOK , NEBRASKA.
DRESS MAKING A SPECIALTY.
Clearing Sale !
( Iff Winter &oods
THE NEXT TEN DAYS
I WILL OF ER UNEQUALLED
DRESS GOODS ,
PRICES on Paper Would Not be CONVINCING ,
Come and SEE for YOURSELF.
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KS Special attention given mail orders.
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