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VOLUME IX. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY EVENING , JANUARY 9 , 1891. NUMBER 33.
OUR IMMENSE STOCK
IN EVERY DEPARTMENT
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ALL 1ft INTER GOODS
WILL BE SOLD AT SUCH PRICES
AS MUST CLEAR THEM.
JONAS ENGEL , Manager ,
McCook , Neb. , Jan. 1st , 1891.
BY PRICES AT
CLEARANCE SALE !
Before invoicing on Jan. 1st , 1891 , we will close every line
AT - : - ACTUAL - : - COST !
The following are some of the prices :
10 dozen of MISSES' TOBOGGANS at 25c. Worth 75c.
10 dozen of MISSES TOBOGGANS at 50c. Worth $1.25.
10 doz. suits MEN'S UNDERWEAR at $2.50. Cheap at $5.
10 doz. suits MEN'S UNDERWEAR at $1. Cheap at $2.
LADIES' UNDERWEAR at ONE-HALF regular price.
A FULL LINE OF
r Ladies' , Misses' , Children's and Men's Shoes
AT BEDROQK !
Notwithstanding that shoes have advanced 20 per cent.
We will make this absolutely
in McCook and vicinity. We have a full stock of
to select from AS LOW AS THE LOWEST. Give
us a trial and "be convinced that
We are THE CHEAPEST DEALER in the City.
TOURS ANXIOUS TO PLEASE ,
PEOPLE YOU KNOW.
Citizens and Visitors Briefly
Mentioned. We Have Had
Our Eye on You.
"I Know Not Whut the Truth May Be ,
I Tell it as 'Twas Told to Me. "
Treasurer Ilenton was in town , Saturday.
Mrs. Lowinan is vititing friends in Lincoln.
W.E.Mullen has located at Memphis. Tenn.
Deputy Collector Stewart was a city visi
tor , Tuesday.
E. C. Ballew is transacting business at , the
city on Coon creek , to-day.
George Ilocknell was among the visitors to
the seat of war , the first of the week.
Sam Huddleston was looking after his
lumber interests at Stratton , Tuesday.
City Clerk Kelley came in from his Bur
lington , Iowa , visit on No. 1 , Tuesday.
Capr. J. A. Wilcox , II. W. Cole and J. F.
Majors were visitors at Lincoln , this week.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Pate returned to Den
ver , Sunday , after a few days' visit among
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Shaw traveled Lincoln
ward , Tuesday evening , to attend the inau
Miss Nellie Huddleston who has been vis
iting in Illinois for a number of months re
turned home on Friday last.
C. J. Ityan wended his way Lincoln-ward ,
Wednesday evening. They say that Con is
looking after the oil inspectorship.
Dr. T. B. Stutzman is now located in Dav
enport , Neb. , in a paying practice his Mc
Cook friends will be pleased to learn.
Jack Bullard and II. J. Warren went up
to Palisade on business , Monday , the latter
returning home on Tuesday evening. Jack
J. T. Bullard went down to Lincoln , on
Wednesday evening , to witness the inaugur
al which did not occur. He will also visit
his son Will in Omaha before his return.
Mrs. Nettleton , county superintendent , at
tended the state teachers'meeting at Lincoln ,
last week. All agree the session was the
most interesting in the history of the organi
Hon. J. C. Allen. Secretary of State-elect ,
went down to Lincoln , Sunday evening , to
assume the duties of the office to which the
peoplp of Nebraska have elected him , the
Mrs. Kate Martindale , the efficient head of
J. Albert Wells' millinery department , de
parted on Saturday last for New York City ,
where she will remain on business of that
department till March.
J. W. Dolan , C. S. Quick and R. M.Snave-
ly of Indianola , C. C. Vennum of Stratton ,
C. H. Peck of Trenton , were in attendance
upon the irrigation meeting in the McCook
Club rooms , Saturday evening.
J. W. Kimmel , of Canton , Ohio , was mar
ried yesterday to Anna Thole , of Ridgely ,
one of Dodge county's best young ladies.
The newly married people left this morning
for the east Fremont Flail.
J. C. Russell , the Indianola hardware and
implement man , was called to the city , Sat-
urday on business. Mr. Russell has disposed
of his interests to his partner , who will con
solidate with Mr. Lerch , the furniture dealer.
J. C. will devote the next year at least to col
William Weygint of McCook was at the
state house to-day , ( Tuesday. ) Mr. Weygint
is deeply interested in the idea of irrigation ,
and says that a large meeting will be held at
McCook on the 28th inst. Delegates will be
present from Kansas , Dakota and Colorado.
Lincoln Cor. Omaha World-Herald.
Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Kimmell entertained a
few friends , Tuesday evening. The guests
were Misses Sara Lowman , Louie Starbuck ,
Lillie Rowell , Anna Jessen , Ella Hart , Min
nie Johnston , Mina Bullace. Messrs. A. C.
Ebert , Norman Forbes , George B. Berry ,
W. S. Kimmell , P. A. Wells. The occasion
was the nineteenth birthday of Miss Edna
Clerk Etter of the Commercial House is in
receipt of a Detroit daily announcing the
burial of Frank Doyle , which occurred on
Tuesday of last week. Bob spent a number
of weeks in McCook , last spring , and it was
thought that the ravages of consumption
were permanently stopped ; but the sad se
quel shows the relief to have been temporary
indeed. Bob was a prime favorite among
his McCook friends.
Miss Mary Myers chaperoned a delightful
high five tourney through to a successful is
sue , last Friday night , at her home , resi
dence of Dr. and Mrs. B. B. Davis , to a
small but select circle of ladies and gentle
men. Those who participated in the delights
of the tourney and brilliant repartee of the
evening will remember in most pleasurable
thoughts their charming hostess and the
Mr. White , the land examiner of the Me-
3ook Loaning and Banking Co. , was in town
the first part of the week. He says that most
of the loans are now given on the optional
plan which allows the borrower to pay off a
part of the loan at any time when interest is
due. This system is one which the Faber
las earnestly contended for , for a long time ,
and we are pleased to note that a great many
of the companies have at last commenced to
adopt it , and we believe that in the near fu-
; ure all of them will follow suit Stockville
OOINQ EAST CENTHAI , TIME LEAVES.
No. C. local passenger , 4:45 , A. M.
No.tJ. through passenger , G:10 , A. Jl.
No. 4. locitlpassenger , 5:40. P.M.
No. Ili8. way freight 5:30. A.M.
837" Way freight No.130 arrives from west at
4:15. P.M. . mountain time.
GOING WEST MOUNTAIN TIME LEAVES.
No. a , local passenger , 4:40. : A. M.
No. 1 , through passenger , 10:40 , A.M.
N < > . 5. local passenger. 9:80 , P. M.
fSTVfay freight No.127 arrives from the east
at 7:20. P. M. , central time.
t39 No. 137 , Beverly accommodation , leaves
nl 5:15. A. M. Returned , arrives at 9:15 A. M.
Runs only on Mondays , Wednesdays and Fri
days. A. CAMPBELL , Supt.
J. HULANISKI , Agent.
0.11. C. ball and banquet , February 5th.
Supt. Campbell went out to Denver , Tues
day , on business.
A. M. Davis , machinist , is the papa of a
bouncing baby boy.
Engine 123 is out of the shops and goes to
the Holyoke division.
Mrs. J. W. McClain of Chicago is in the
city , a guest of Mrs. Ueber.
F. A. Thompson has gone to work in the
supply department in McCook.
Engineer 209 and 194 from Denver are
shopped for a general overhauling.
Several of the boys have extended their
New Year's jollifications into the present
Frank Wiebelhous , who hits been on the
sick list for the past month , is now at work
Win. J. Sheber , carpenter , has gone to
work after a long lay-oil' caused by a sprain
Chas.Williams , fireman , is making prepa
rations to move his family to McCook from
Mrs. J. R. Phelan arrived in the city , on
Wednesday , on a visit to her many friends
in this city.
Mr. D. A. Holliday , brother of Engineer
Holliday , with his wife and son , spent New
Year's in the city.
H. C. Shriner , foreman at Curtis , has been
in McCook , this week , helping attend his
little son sick with pneumonia.
Engineer Bailey , who "dun got jiued , '
New Years , has returned from his wedding
tour and is setting up the cheroots.
Mr. D. S. Guild , division auditor , was in
the city the early part of the week , looking
after matters pertaining to his office.
Supt. J. R. Phelan arrived in McCook , this
morning , en route home from his New Mexi-
ice health-seeking jaunt. He will remain in
the city several days.
Conductor H. H. Miller while making a
coupling in the yards here , Tuesday , had his
thumb severely pinched , completely severing
the nail from the thumb.
January 1,1891 , R. B. Archibald was pre
sented with additional territory to manage as
Master Mechanic. Namely , Akron to Den
ver and Denver and Lyons.
A number of roads are putting a smoking
compartment in nearly every car they are
building , some even fitting up the second
class day coaches in this manner.
Conductor Benne of the B. & M. keeps
his hair cut so close to his head that one can
not tell whether he is grey headed or not
Mr. J. A. Gutsche , boss brass moulder at
Plattsmouth , spent New Years's at McCook
with Mr. Jas. Ritchie. The gentlemen went
out to Denver and Colorado City to visit
among friends for a day or two , returning
Train Master and Mrs. J. F. Kenyon in
dulged in a delightful visit to the ' 'Queen
City , " Monday. Mrs. G. M. Chenery accom
panied them and will visit relatives there for
a week or ten days. Mr. and Mrs. Kenyon
returned home on Wednesday.
The longest trip , probably , ever made on a
handcar was completed by J. C. Thomas ,
roadmasterof the International and Great
Northern railroad , who traveled the entire
length of the road , a distance of nearly 500
miles , the journey occupying seven consecu
Brakeman "Denny" McClure was quite
painfully injured last Saturday evening ,
while shunting in the yards here. It appears
that he was on a car which was being shunt
ed onto a sidetrack. The car was without a
brake , and in coming in contact "with some
other cars on the sidetrack , McClure was
thrown from the top of the car and pretty
badly bruised and jarred. He is , however ,
rapidly recovering and will shortly be ready
for duty again.
The Pennsylvania Railway Company , after
several years' trial , has concluded to abandon
all kinds of advertising except that in the
regular newspapers. For over two years
past the passenger department has been ex-
jerimenting to ascertain if a given sum of
money expended in posters , flyers , hangers ,
etc. , for an equal sum in newspaper adver
tising brought about the best results. In
every case the company has found that the
newspaper advertising brought about the
best and most satisfactory returns for the
money invested , and that it was read by
more people than in any other way. Here
after the Pennsylvania will confine all its ad
vertising to the newspapers , through which
medium it will reach the great masses of the
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McCOOK , NEBRASKA.
DRESS MAKING A SPECIALTY.
HALL iEN GOODS !
ALL WINTEB GOODS WILL BE SOLD AT
Dress Goods , Flannels ,
AT ONE-HALF REGULAR PRICE.
Blankets and Underwear !
AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES.
attention slveii mail orders.
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