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VOLUME IX. MeCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY EVENING , MAY 22.1891 NUMBER 52.
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 kinds , 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 !
irive a call and get my prices. !
AGENT LINCOLN LAND Co.
OFFICE : IN MEEKER BUILDING.
WILCOX & FOWLER
Are on hands as usual this spring with a large
and complete assortment of
DRY GOODS ,
of every description , all qualities and grades ,
which they are selling
AT BOTTOM FIGURES.
" * ' They are also well stocked up with everything
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usually kept by a first-class grocery store in
Fancy and staple Groceries.
They have no superiors in quality or prices.
Just test these statements.
WILCOX & FOWLER.
< ) . ANDERSON
McCook , Neb ,
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 'T was Told to Me. "
C. P. llinker is at Wayne , Neb.
M. II. Russell was a Lincoln visitor , Satur
G. M.V. . Tate of the A. O. U. W. was a
city visitor , Wednesday.
Miss Birdie Laflin is assisting in J. C. Al
len's store during the busy season.
O. L. Campbell , the feed man , had busi
ness down the valley , Tuesday evening.
Attorney Starr was up from Ochrcton ,
Tuesday , advising us how to vote against
the irrigation bonds.
II. JJ. Easterday went down to lied Cloud ,
Tuesday morning , to officiate at the wedding
of a friend , as groomsman.
J. Albert Wells went down to Geneva ,
Tuesday morning , on business connected
with his branch store at that place.
Col. Barnes of the Hyphen assisted with
his cornet in the monthly concert given in
the Congregational church at Cambridge ,
C. W. Knights , F. H. Spearman , E. L. Lay-
cock , S. L. Green and J. E. Kelley are Mc-
Cook's representatives at the Denver con
gress , tliis week.
Editor Harlan of the Cambridge Kaleido
scope spent a few hours in the city , Saturday ,
He was homeward bound from a business
trip to Kansas City.
Cashier Wells of the Bank of McCook
went in to Lincoln , Wednesday morning , on
business connected with the new bank they
will open up in the capital city , July 1st.
Mr. Bert Barnes , deputy count- clerk , and
author of the Times-Democrat's leading feat
ure , the Indianola correspondence , made
us his regular weekly visit on Wednesday
Messrs. A. C. Modie and J. F. Black , of
Red Willow's contingent to the Cincinnati
Convention , were registered at the Hotel
Jennings , Omaha , Suuday evening , en route
for Ohio's Metropolis.
B. F. Troxel departed , Monday morning
for Hot Springs , South Dakota , to undergo
treatment for rheumatism , an old enemy
which has been troubling him with unusua
persistency and severity , this spring.
C. E. Shaw went in to Lincoln , Saturday
on business connected with the new bank
they will open in the capital city , July 1st
Also to rent a dwelling preparatory to mov
ing his family there. Mrs. Shaw accom
Mr. Oscar Callihan , cashier of the Firs
National banir , has resigned that position to
take effect June 1to give attention to his
private interests in the western part of the
state which demand his personal supervision.
Mr. Callihan has made many friends during
his residence in this city , and his departure
is greatly regretted. The Journal hopes he
may meet wan tne success he deserves , and
that his pleasant face may be often seen in
Lincoln in the future. State Journal.
Capt. J.P. Early has been transferred from
his late field of labor in Florida , to McCook ,
Neb. , and en route to the latter place he
stopped a day or two in Albia the first of the
week. His wife and son will accompany
him to McCook. The Capt. during his win
ters sojourn in Florida , was in all but six
counties of the state , and his impression of
that country are in line with the remark at
tributed to Gen. Sheridan when speaking of
Texas and a hotter country. The Capt. is
looking well , and his multitude of friends in
Albia were glad to take him by the hand
again. Albia ( la. ) Union.
TIME OF PAYMENT EXTENDED.
( u. s. : LAND OFFICE. )
McCook , Neb. May 21st , 1891.
Persons desiring to take advantage of the
joint resolution of September 30th , 1890 , al
lowing under certain circumstances , one
year in which to make payment , after sub
mitting proof on pre-emptions , are instruct
ed ( based upon instructions received at this
office , ) that such extension can not be grant
ed except in cases where it is necessary to
make the proof on or about the date of the
ixpiratiou of the filing i. e. when the 83
months , within which proof is required , are
about to expire. In such cases only to pre
vent such expiration the claimant may make
his proof , when if by reason of failure of
crops he is unable to pay the government fee
of $1.2.5 per acre he may obtain an extension
of one year in which to make such payment
by making a proper showing therefor. This
does not apply to fees for reducing the testi
mony to writing , such fee being required to
be paid at the date of proof and accounted
'or to the government J. P. LINDSAY ,
D. E. BoMGiLRDNEK , Rec. Register.
JAGS FROM JOE GOGGLES.
It is reported that IndianolaMias two candidates - *
didates for the district judgeship.
0. S. Quick is of the opinion that in less
: han two years there will be but .three banks
in the county , one at Indianola and twovin
: L k
It has been reported 4flRudg )
candidate for county .judge.
thority to say that hels not a candidate and
would not accept a nomination from any
In a conversation with County Attorney
Dodge he expressed himself of opinion that
the so-called Citizens' Alliance was organiz
ed for the purpose of capturing nominations.
We are of the opinion that our friend , Sid
ney , is closely guarding all approaches to
the district jadgeship.
GOING EAST CENTRAL TIME LEAVES.
No. . local passenger 4:25. A.M.
No.2 , through passenger , 5:50.A.M.
No. 4. local passenger , 5:40. P.M.
No. 78. through freight 10:25 , A. M.
No. 128. way freight 5:55 , A. M.
0TWay freight No.130 arrives from west at
4:15 , P.M. , mountain time.
GOING WKST MOUNTAIN TIME LEAVES.
No.l , through passenger , 10:40 , A.M.
No. 5. local passenger , 9:30 , P. M.
No. 129. way freight 5:00. A.M.
EBfVay freight No. 127 arrives from the
east at 7:15 , P.M.
eS Through freight No. 73 arrives from east
at 5:20 , P. M. , ceutral time. Departs at 4:45 ,
P. M. Stops at Stratton , Benkleman. Hafglcr.
t37 Al\ \ above trains are daily except way
freights Nos. 127. 128. 126 and 130. which are
dally except Sunday.
&y No.l'ut , Heverly accommodation , leaves
at 5:15 , A.M. Keturned. arrives at 9:15 A.M.
Kuns only on Mondays , Wednesdays and Fri
days. A. CAMPBELL , Supt.
J. HULANISKI. Agent.
WE "PASS" NOBODY.
John R.Roxby spent Sunday with his fam-
ly , at Arapahoe.
BrakemanG. R. Love has been visiting
McCook friends part of the week.
Engineer George Conuers and wife are
visiting friends in Kansas City.
Roadmastpr Josselyn was up from Orleans ,
Wednesday , on oflicial business.
J. E. Kingsbury has gone to Chicago , as
lis engine is laying in for repairs.
John Taylor , formerly employed at Curtis ,
las gone to work car repairing at McCook.
CSTBuy a house from S. H. Colvin on the
monthly installment plan and save money.
Supt. Campbell had business in Denver ,
his week. He also looked in upon the great
Geo. Johnston , driver of 224has been wrest
ing with la grippe for a short time but is
again on top.
The O. of R. C. , the past week , agreed to
oin the federation of railway employees by
a vote of 263 to 7.
Jas. Murphy , switchman in B. & M. yards
at Denver , was killed , Monday , by falling
from cars being switched.
General Supt. Calvert came in on No. 5 ,
Monday , and remained over night , going
west on No. 1 , Tuesday.
Engine 246 , Engineer Dixon , broke an ec
centric when on No. 5 , Saturday morning ,
delaying the train one hour.
Benkelman is an unfortunate spot for
brakemen. How many of the boys have left
a finger at that station during the past few
Conductor Kane left , Tuesday evening on
No. 4 , for Minneapolis , to consult an oculist
of world-wide fame concerning his eye which
seems to be turning in.
PASSENGER ( Pullman car : ) Do you enjoy
your position ?
PORTER : "Yas , I likes de quarters lieah
berry much , when I gets 'em. "
Engineer Harry Tyler was up .from Or
leans , Monday , arranging for a shprt visit tc
Chicago. He left on the evening train , his
young son accompanying him.
Chief Irwin of the carpentering depart
ment has adopted one of the Walton girls.
This is the fourth child of the Walton family
; hat has been provided with a comfortable
Miss Louisa Heber arrived from Mede ,
Kansas , Wednesday , and will spend the
summer vacation here , guest of her brother
Engineer Heber. Miss Heber is engaged m
school work at Mede.
Brakeman Joe McKenua had his right fore
finger mashed , Wednesday afternoon , at
Benkelman , while making a coupling. He
came to McCook on the evening passenger to
lave the member amputated.
Fireman and Mrs. Frank Raines have the
ympathy of all in the death of their six-
year-old son , Monday afternoon at about six
o'clock , after a brief illness. The funeral oc
curred , Tuesday afternoon. Interment at
It is rumored that the company is going to
run a fast mail train between Kansas City
and Denver. It will consist of TJ. S. mail
cars , a dining car , and a Pullman. Being
therefore a dandy train much speculation is
rife as to what engines will pull it.
It is an advantage occasionally to purchase
an accident ticket when traveling. Ticket
Agent Hulaniski sold a ticket good for four
days for one dollar to Mr. E. Molkie ,
who left here recently for Kent , Washing
ton. He slipped from the car platform on
arrival at his destination and sprained his
ankle and was laid up three weeks , receiving
promptly S45 from the company for his loss
of time and injury.
The ever popular Burlington seems to have
had.a rush of special cars , the past week :
JjTH. Moffatt with special car "Bally Clare"
going east on No. 2 , Sunday morning ; also
on same train was a special Pullman Palace
Car conip'jM ifflGs leeper containing twen
ty perjyyippJifMoiiday , had a special
"racmc with J.B. Haggin and party
rdTlie being the millionaire horseman ;
also on same train was W. C. Brown , Col. A.
C. Dawes , J. H. Hardin , all oflicials of the
Southeast Burlington lines. They occupied
special car K. C. St. J. & C. B. 18. Norvin
Green and party in special car "Electric"
belonging to the W. U. T. company , went
west on No. 5 , Monday night. Second sec
tion of No. 1 , Tuesday , consisted of four car
loads of delegates to the national convention
Df railway station agents being held atDen-
rar , representing six states.
McCOOK ; NEBRASKA.
TMIT OO r r\r\T\c \
DRbSb GOODS !
PA PPT7TQ !
LAKi Bio !
SATURDAY. MAY IStli ,
The Greatest Opportunity to
Secure Bargains in
Remember this is special for this day only.
Lai attention given mail orders.
The Largest and Finest Stock !
Wishes to call public attention to the important fact that
Ms stock of Spring and Summer goods now in is the .largest
finest and "best assortment to be found in McCook. , Jie guar
antees a fit and his prices are most reasonable. Opposite.
Frees" & Hocknell Lumber Yard.
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