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VOLUME IX. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY EVENING , MAY IS. 1891. NUMBER 51.
wishes to announce that his stock of
are now on the shelves. He does not claim to have the
biggest stock on earth , nor does he promise
what is impossible in prices. But in
DRY GOODS ,
of all lands , he carries a complete and well-selected stock ,
and , the quality of goods considered ,
I also carry a full and fresh stock of
and in this department also I will
.Meet All Competition !
e = JgGive a call and get my prices-ISlF"
OUR STOCK OF
IS NOW COMPLETE ,
And we are prepared to show
-In the city at-
Prices That Can't Be Beat ,
-A full line of-
lyiixed Paints Varnishes
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; ; Brushes , Alabastine , Etc.
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PEOPLE YOU KNOW.
Citizens and Visitors Briefly
Mentioned. We Have Had
Our Eye on You.
"I Know Not What the Truth May Be ,
I Tell it as 'Twas Told to Me. "
J. A. Conical had business in Lincoln ,
Mrs. H. F. Sutton returned home from
Ainsworth , to-day.
Mrs. Joel S. Kelsey and family left for
Piltsburc , Mondaj' .
A. J Beecher is at Stockville on business
of the law , this week.
Hector Myeis of the Episcopal church now
occupies the Kelsey house.
Judge C-ocliran is holding court up in
Frontier county , this week.
Samuel Strasser was up from iloldrege , on
business matters , Saturday.
Mrs. Al. it. Snodgrass of our city was
registered at Lincoln , Tuesday.
Peter Campbell , the robust'Jlickaree ranch
man , was a city visitor , Monday.
.Banker Harden o Stratum was among
our numerous visitors , Monday evening.
Mrs.McConnellmother of Lou and Charlie ,
departed yesterday morning for Virginia ,
County CIgrk Roper was an interested at
tendant upon the irrigation meeting , Satur
liev. J. T. .Roberts , pastor of the M. E.
church at Indianola , was a city visitor , Wed
Banker Harvey of the widely-known firm
of .Burton & Harvey , Orleans , was a business
visitor , Monday.
Itev. P. S. Mather made a trip to Lincoln
to note the growth of the State University ,
says the Indianola Herald.
Mrs. A. J. Thomas has been down from
the ranch near Haigler , the early part of the
week , doing some shopping , etc.
Miss L. Ella Hart takes Xo. 4 , this evening'
for Cambridge-on-the-Medicine the guest of
Miss Lutie Babcock Over Sunday.
Commissioner Hodgkin spent Saturday in
the metropolis , remaining over to attend the
irrigation meeting in the evening at the city
Father Fanning , the well known , pioneer
priest of the valley , occupied the Catholic
pulpit , last Sunday , in his usual , vigorous
Mr. .Bert Barnes , the clever and comely
Indianola editor of the Times-Democrat ,
gazed upon this constituency admiringly ,
President Hocknell left , Sunday evening ,
for Omaha , where he has been summoned
act , this week , on the federal grand jury
Judge Dandy's court.
Dr. C. H. Jones left , Wednesday night ,
for Minneapolis ona , two weeks' home visit.
He will participate in the closing hours of
the state medical society at Lincoln en route.
Judge Abbott of the Hayes Centre Kepub-
lican came down , Sunday evening , in order
to transact some business and to take Mon
day's flyer for Denver on a short recreation
Banker Peck and Barrister Coy of Hitch
cock's geographical centre , took in our
meeting in irrigation's interest , Saturday
evening. Both are active , practical irriga
Editor Hofer of the Hayes Centre Times ,
and wife , enjoyed the liberty of our city ,
Tuesday and 'Wednesday of this week.
Bankey Eubank of the Centre was a visitor
at the same time.
Mrs. G. B. jtfettleton and family left , Tues-
fAr TVavnn "Woli xrrliora ATr AToftlnf/iii
is engaged in carpenter work , and where
they will spend the summer. Clarence will
return to McCook.
J. T. Bullard gazed upon the presidential
party at Denver , Tuesday , with all the ad
miration his stalwart democracy would per
mit. In the evening the General sized up
the John L. Sullivan party at the theatre.
Rev. Stewart was a guest of his daughter ,
Mrs. J. C. Birdsell , Sunday. He occupied
the Congregational pulpit during the morn
ing service and assisted Eev. McBride at the
evening meeting in a very acceptable manner.
J. E. Kelley came in on Wednesday's flyer
from a business trip to Lincoln and Hastings.
He saw and heard the President at the latter
point early in the morning , and confesses to
have been most favorably impressed with
"Our Ben. "
C. W. Beck of the state aid association
came in from Lincoln , Monday , to superin
tend the reshipment , to points in this section ,
of a car load of potatoes sent here by the
association. He left for Lincoln on the
Dr. B. B. Davis went in to Lincoln , Tues
day morning , to attend the meeting of the
state medical association in session at the
capital city , this week. The doctor wuT re
port to the association the interesting Byrer
case of epilepsy , well known to our readers.
He returns today. ,
Mrs. A. Carmichael , daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Suyder , left , Tuesday , forDenver
where she will join her husband , who is em
ployed by the U. P. as an engineer. They
will make Denver their future home. Mrs.
Carmichael leaves a large circle of friends
who will miss her. We all wish them siiic-
cess in their new home.
WE "PASS" NOBODY.
New time card , Sunday , May 17th.
Miss L. P. KHbourn of Salt Lake City , Is
visiting Mrs , A. Snyder.
Assist. Supt. Highland of the Lyons line
was at headquarters , Saturday.
Why does a locomotive never sit down ?
Because it has a tender behind.
2F Buy a house from S. H. Colvin on the
monthly installment plan and save money.
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Johnson of Curtis
were the guests , of Engineer JohnsonSunday.
The railroad men of the Western Division
sympathize with Gen. Supt Calvert in the
death of his wife at Lincoln , Tuesday after
noon , the 12th instant.
Engineer Oyster returned , Wednesday
morning , from Nelson , where he has been
for the past week , a witness for the road in
the Woolsey case , which the court dismissed.
Engineer and Mrs. J. F. Heber. returned
Wednesday on the flyer from their eastern
Assist. Supt. C. H. Harman of Holyoke
was at headquarters , Mondaj' , on high line
Engineer Murphy is building quite an ad
dition to his residence in the northwestern
part of the city.
Mrs. Frank Harris and children are visit
ing Dr. and Mrs. T. B. Stutzman at Dav
enport , Nebraska.
Capt. R. O. Phillips , * the Lincoln Land
Co.'s rustling mascot , had business in this
irrigation centre , Wednesday.
Engineer Holliday has rented the C. W.
Paine dwelling. He will build a barn on
the property for the accommodation of his
Supt. Campbell went up to Denver , Mon
day night , to see President Harrison and
party. He accompanied the pilot special
on through to Hastings , arriving here on the
flyer , of Wednesday noon.
Engine 197 , Tuesday morning , between
Akron and Denver , broke a main rod com
pletely disabling herself. No. 5 , following ,
pushed her to the side track , from where
she was taken to the shops.
Frank Harris arrived home , Wednesday
night , from Davenport , Thayer county ,
where he was summoned by telegraph , Mon
day morning , by the illness of his two child
ren with scarlet rash. He reports both as
The case of George Woolsey against the
"Q" for causing the death of his son Harry
at this place in April , 1890 , came up in dis
trict court at Nelson , this week , and was
dismissed for the reason that the prosecution
failed to make a case. It will be remembered
that young Woolsey was running away from
home , and was stealing a ride on a passen
ger train ; on the trucks of a coach. In at
tempting to jump from the trucks while
coming into the McCook yards he was thrown
under the wheels and killed.
The President's special train conveying self
and party have come and sone , having pass
ed through McCook , 1:30 : , A. M. , western
fimo Wprlnpsftav mnrninoonorino 0.11 T7n- !
gineer Bartlett pulling the train the entire
trip of 387 miles. J. H. Bums had charge of
the train from Denver to Hastings. A.Camp-
bell , Superintendent , J. Francis , General
Passeneer and Ticket Asrent , and R. B. Arch
ibald , Superintendant Motive Power , were
on board to oifer all directions necessary tea
a successful trip. The start from Denver
was made about 6 P. M. , dinner being served
as the train speeded over the sandy rolling
plains just east of Denver. A stop of fifteen
minutes was made at Akron , where Presi
dent Harrison made a short address , and al
so at Yuma to examine some slight defect
where some handshaking was indulged in ,
which was the last point stopped at until
morning had arrived , the President being up
and stood on the rear platform of observa
tion car while the train passed through Jun-
iata , bowing and returning the eeneral
salute that was rendered by all. Nothing
special was intended as regards swiftness ,
therefore , the train was sent along at an
average of about 32 % miles per hour , and
the average might have been made 50 miles
as the 241 seemed to know she was pulling
the chief magistrate and never did her work
The directing of everything pertaining to
the trip was through Mr. Boyd , Assist. Gen'l
Pass. Agt , P. K. R.
An expert electrician accompanied the train
in charge of the dynamo which furnished
light for the entire train.
Chas.H. Stewart , the dining car conductor ,
is famous as a caterer since the adoption of
Pennsylvania Limited by that company.
Frank Hawkswortli pulled the pilot train
with engine 208 from Akron to Hastings.
He making his usual smooth and perfect run.
A schedule of the entire round trip was
made before leaving Washington and has
been carefully observed the entire tour over
Liberality was the motto as pertaining to
the eating and smoking on the special , every
one being treated very royally by the Presi
Mr. Boyd's instructions were , the train is
run on seconds and not minutes which is the
cause of our success , having covered over
7,000 miles and have not been late at any
All employes with the train were off the
P. R. R. , through Mr. Boyd's own selection.
Baggageman , porters , waiters , cooks and
general utility men were.all old timers in the
Supt. Highland , located at Denver , made
the send-oif of the President's train a com
plete success owing to his careful prepara
tion of minor details and his rustling when
the time , come to.be . ready.
Engine 211 was arrayed in the best possi
ble , style having dozens of large flags besides
small ones , with bunting , red , white and
blue , by the bolt.President Harrison's
picture adorned each side of the tank.
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'Th'e disc'iplfaeshQTra among servants along
with the President's special was perfect and
the success of'.the trip is owing a- great deal
to this , aa.by Mr. Boyd's conversation were
all but dead on their feet and could fall to
sleep any time/when.standing / out
McOOOK , NEBRASKA.
SATURDAY , MAY 161k.
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