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VOLUME IX. McCpOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY EVENING , DECEMBER 19,189O. NUMBER SO.
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Mrs. llocknell canio lionie , Sunday , from
her visit to hur sister in Kansas.
Clerk Etter of the Commercial , has sold
his hotel interests at Oxford to his father.
Mr. Jndson Babcock was up from Cam
bridge , Tuesday , visiting his brother Charlie.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Babcock enjoyed a
brief visit from Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Babcock
of Cambridge , Saturday hist.
llepresentative-electModi and J.P.Squires ,
delegates to the state alliance meeting , left
for Lincoln on Monday evening's train.
Dr. B. B. Davis went down to Lincoln ,
Monday night , to attend a meeting of : the
state university regents. He returned home
Fowler Wilcox returned home , Wednesday
morning , from a business trip up to Fremont ,
in which vicinity he is feeding a large bunch
Lew Armacost of Beatrice , a former treas
urer and stockman of Chase county , had
land business before the local officers on
Mrs. Jacobs , nee McNamarawrites Mc-
Cook friends that she has moved to Chicago
and contemplates resuming her old avocation
E. M. Correll of the Ogdeu Commercial
was a passenger on No. 4 , Monday evening ,
on his way to Hebron , to spend the holidays
with his family.
C. F. Babcock departed , Wednesday even
ing , for the Lone Star State , where he will
prospect for a while with the view of locat
ing in that state.
C. M. Danford , who operates that great
moral lever , the Stratton News , with con
spicuous skill , was a city visitor , Saturday
evening , on business bent.
Mrs. A. E. Hollister departed for Chey
enne , yesterday morning , on a visit to her son
Floyd , after which she will go on to her new
home in Salt Lake City , Utah.
W. T. Heiiton , treasurer-elect , was in Bart-
ley on Tuesday. We are pleased to be able
to say that all reports from Beaver precinct
say the election there was legal. lnter-0.
J. W. Slutts was here from Thayer , Union
county , Iowa , last week , looking over Red
Willow real estate. He will likely soon be a
property owner down in Lebanon precinct
DaveBomgarduer , of the McCook land of
fice , formerly recorder in the office of the
secretary of state , was revisiting the scenes
ol his former greatness yesterday. Sunday's
Mrs. E. A. Leach left , this week , for New
Mexico , where she will visit her parents un
til after Christmas , when she will join her
husband in Portland , Oregon , where Ed. is
now located in business.
Ben Harlan of the Stockville Sentinel was
in town , Tuesday , presumably to see his
friend Blocks-of-Five Starbuck , with whom
he became more or less intimately acquaint
ed in the late lamented campaign.
Big John Harlan of the Cambridge Kaleid
oscope was up to buy § 10 worth of beer ,
Tuesday , in order to take advantage of the
free transportation given by the business
m en of McCook to purchasers to that amount.
Eev. Flook , the German minister at Mc
Cook , received a car load of wheat , cornbar-
ley and oats , on Tuesday , from Johnson
county , Nebraska. The grain is to be devid-
ed among the members of the German church
south-west of Bartley. Inter-Ocean.
Chas. A. Yan Pelt , late Cashier of the
Bank of McCook , departed Tuesday , for
Norcatur , Kansas , where in partnership with
Jay Olney , late treasurer of the Nebraska
Loan & Banking Co. , he owns a state bank.
Mr. Van Pelt will spend the holidays at his
home in Shenandoah , Iowa.
Colonel Frederick of the Tin Cup ( Col. )
Times spent Tuesday in the city of his form
er greatness while en route to the Centen
nial State from a busines visit to Omaha.
The Colonel reports his lines having fallen
in pleasant places , where he woos the fickle
goddess.fortuueassiduously and successfully
Judge Cochran , the popular dispenser of
justice , made this office a pleasant call , Mon
day evening , after court adjourned. By
championing the rights of the people and by
administering the duties of his office in a fair
and impartial manner the judge has achiev
ed the enviable distinction of being a model
magistrate. Benkelman Democrat.
MARBIED : At the residence of the bride's
parents on Wednesday morning , by Rev. W.
F. Ringland , Mr. Frank R. Zacharlas of Har
per , Kansas , to Miss Freda E. Wahlquist of
this city. Mr. Zachatias was formerly man
ager of the Lockwood Mortgage company in
this city , but for the last year has been casher -
er of the Harper State Bank. Miss Wahl
quist is one of the best know young ladies in
this city , where she has lived for ten years.
The newly wedded couple took the flyer for
the east and will be at home to their friends
at Harper , Kansas , after January 1st nest
Hosts of friends wish them the greatest hap
piness. Hastings Democrat
Harry Dungan has a case in Red Willow
county that takes considerable attention.
He informed the Democrat man that while
there looking after it he went out shooting
and killed 83 quails , two grouse , three prairie
chickens , four squirrels , three rabbits and
five Jack rabbits , and that he walked thirty-
five miles to accomplish this record. It is
needless to say that he made up for lost
time on his case by lamp light He devoted
himself a week , but as yet the court has not
rendered Its final decision. As Harry is a
hustling young lawyer the Democrat believes
he can bring it to a successful issue without
an arbitrator. Hastings Democrat
QOINQ EAST CBNTUAL TIME LEAVES.
No. 6 , local passenger , 4:45. A. M.
No.2 , through passenger , 0:10A.M.
No. 4 , local passenger , 6:10 , P.M.
No. 128. way freight 5:30 , A.M.
BF Way freight No.180 arrives from west at
4:15 , P.M. , mountain time.
GOING WB8T MOITNTAIN TIME LEAVES.
No.3 , local passenger , 4:40. A.M.
No. 1 , through passenger , 10:40 , A.M.
Nonlocal passenger , 0:30 , P. M.
ftTVf&y freight No.127 arrives from the east
at 7:20. P. M. , central time.
P ? No.l37 , Beverly accommodation , leaves
at 5:15 , A.M. Returned , arrives at 9:15 A.M.
Runs only on Mondays , Wednesdays and Fri
days. A. CAMPBKIX , Supt.
J. HULANISKT , Agent.
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Tom Wilkinson Sundayed in the city.
Engine 120 is shopped , undergoing general
J. R. Lircolumb. late of Oxford , is now
firing out of McCook.
Ben Olcott smashed a finger , a few days
ago , and is laying off from work at present.
Wm. Sheber , carpenter , had a knee sprain
ed by falling in to a pit at the round house ,
Master Mechanic Archibald went down to
Orleans on a short visit amongst friends , one
day last week.
Will Archibald is still suffering from throat
trouble , and he expects to go to Chicago soon
to get treatment.
Engineer Jeffries holds down the right
hand side on engine 186 , a recent arrival
Nebraska has 5,440 miles of railway in
operation , a gain of nearly five thousand
miles in twenty years.
S. Hutchinson , foreman at Holdrege for
the mechanical department , was a visitor at
headquarters , Thursday.
Dan Hallock , clerk for the mechanical
department at Denver , was a city visitor ,
Wednesday. He was accompanied by his
Mr. Chapiu , formerly conductor on this
division , came in last week from Ogden ,
where he is now employed , on a visit to his
W. G. Wolf has taken a vacation and is
going to Portland , Oregon. He will take in
all the large western cities of note before his
return to McCook.
Frank Campbell , fireman , is taking an ex
tended leave of absence , visiting friends in
Missouri. He is now helping care for some
near relatives who are sick.
Brakeman Love came up from Lincoln ,
early in the week , after his wife who has
been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Burgess
for a week or ten days past.
Engine 134 , which was a total wreck Oct.
27th , has been rebuilt at Plattsmouth and is
once more in service on the western division ,
Knirinfifir fihnmhfirs running her.
Engineer Heber is now the proud possess
or of a fine hunting dog , a present from a
gentleman near Laird , Colo. His pedigree
traces back to the time of St. Patrick.
Engineer Allen was up to McCook , Tues
day night , and took part m the Masonic ban
quet a considerable part It was a question
who ate the largest qcantity of oysters , etc.
Allen or Archie.
The friends of Mr. Jack Birdsell , of Mc
Cook , who used to be a B. & M. conductor ,
will be glad to hear that he has been promot
ed and is now train master under Superin
tendent Phelan on the Wyoming division.
Cal. Kenady is carrying his hand in a sling
by reason of sustaining an injury while coup
ling cars. Cal. is a brakeman on the B , &M.
and his run is between McCook and Red
Cloud. Under the care of Dr. W. H. Ban
well he will soon be manning the brake again ,
Merry Christmas ! Happy New Year I To
all who wisn to avail themselves of the holi
day excursions via the Burlington Route.
Round trip tickets will be sold December
24th , 25th , and 31st , 1890 , and January .1st ,
1891 , good to return until January 5th , at one
and % rates to all points on the Burlington
lines within a distance of 200 miles. For full
information apply to J. HULANISKT , Agt
Mrs. Hocknell returned to Norton on
JdTrs. Wills of Haigler was the guest of Mr.
and Mrs. J. S. Goodwin , yesterday.
Rev. Hubert has distributed money and
supplies , from his synod , among his parish
ioners , amounting to about 51,000.
J. H. Stevens , who has been collecting in
the western counties for the Crete Nurseries ,
drove through the city Bartley-ward , yester
E. C. Ballew had business at the county
cemetery. Tuesday and Friday of present
week. And Ed. hasn't get the mold and moss
off of him yet
962. James M. Davis vs. John M. Ferguson
et al. filed Dec. 15 , petition in equity.
569. Joseph Myers vs. John M. Ferguson et
al , filed Dec. 15 , transcript of judgment 15.15.
A very close watch has been kept over the
moon for.many years. At Greenwich the
moon has been observed with scarcely an in *
termisslon for 150 years.
McCOOK , NEBRASKA. .
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DRESS MAKING A SPECIALTY.
have also a nice line of Christ
mas Goods. Our assortment of LADIES' and
GENTS' and CHILDKEN'S HANDKERCHIEFS
is complete both in Silk and Linen , Fancy
and Plain , put up in Fancy Boxes to suit all
dal attention alven mail orders.
B. & M. Meat Market.
FRESH AND SALT
BACON , . BOLOGNA.
TURKEYS , 4c. , 4c.
R. A. COUPE & CO. , Props.
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