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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 2, 1892)
ELEVENTH YEAR. MeCOOK , RED WILLOW .COUNTY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY EVENING. SEPT. 2 , 1892. NUMBER'15.
Is shown in the handsome
face of our colored friend.
He wants you to understand
"HAINT SEE'D '
'NO 6HI0KENS , "
But if you will come to the
BOSTON : SHOE : STORE ,
next week , you will see a new
line of Ladies' , Misses1 and
Children's Shoes which will
OPEN YOUR BYES !
WE AHE RUSTLESS
For trade at the head of
the procession with the right
swing , arid we propose to
GATOH THAT MAYEItfQK
The frisky dollar. In all
lines of Boots and Shoes there
is no dealer in Southwestern
ROUND UP BARGAINS
To equal yours respectfully.
We are here for business from
the ground up , and propose to
Come and see us.
Is the key-note to success.
The firmness of our resolution
LEAD THE TRADE
In Boots and Shoes is sym
bolized in the noble figure
here given. THE BOSTON SHOE
STORE has already set the
Of making people talk about
their goods and prices. A visit
to their store will convince
you of this.
A Big Drive
Is now being made by us on
many lines , but .especially on
a fine line of
Ladies will find the selection
very desirable , while the shoes
themselves are admitted to be
Call at once and get the pick
before sizes are broken. These
goods will go like ice cream.
PEOPLE YOU KNOW.
Prof. Valentino arrived home from North
riatte , Saturday night.
V. Franklin was an eustboimd passenger ,
Saturday morning on 2.
Lawyer Selby of Cambridge enjoyed a
touch of JMcCook lift ; , Monday.
Dell 01 instead has gone to Holdrege to en
gage in the barbering business.
James Frasur left for Blue Hill , last even
ing , to assume his new position.
Judge Cochran was called to Ilnyes Centre ,
Wednesday , on legal business.
Miss Ella Allison of the teacher corps ar
rived in the city on 5 , Wednesday.
Miss Ella Whitmer , of Frontier county ,
is visiting with Mrs. Smith Gordon.
Mrs. B. F. Troxel is entertaining her sister
Miss Bella Horton of Del Norte , Col.
Tom Glasscott left , last night , for Denver ,
where ha will locate for the present.
Miss Margaret Allen of Tarkio , Missouri ,
is the guest of Miss Minnie Johnston.
Sheriff Banks was up" , Saturday , serving
papers in county-seat removal contest.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Conger , of Jefferson
county , are the guests of A. P. Sharp and
Mrs. J. B. Meserve will go to Kearney to
morrow morning on a visit to relatives and
Mrs. George Chenery returned home , yes
terday morning , from a delightful trip to the
Mrs. Fannie Weatherhogg , of Palmyra ,
Neb. , sister of Mrs. A. P. Sharp , is here foi
Sylvester Cordeal would be a notary pub
lic , and lias petitioned his excellency for a
Rev. I. N. Clover , of Bartley , was a busi
ness visitor of lied Willow's coming county
seat , yesterday.
Rev. and Mrs. W. C. Stevenson arrived
home on Wednesday night , from their pro
tracted eastern visit.
C. W. Knights arrived home , Wednesday
night , from Chicago , where he has been lay
ing in his fall stock.
Charles Weintzleft for Grand Island , Tues
day afternoon , to participate in the state G.
A. 11. encampment.
G. L. Laws was up from Lincoln , Monday ,
to close up the sale of the Russell farm to Mr.
Button of Otoe county.
Frank H. Spearman was an active particip
ant in the democratic state convention at
Lincoln , Wednesday.
Carl Clark arrived in the city , Sunday on 1 ,
on business connected with his real estate in
terests in this vicinity.
Ike Sheridan and Sheriff Banks were at
genera ] , all-around headquarters for the
upper valley , Wednesday.
Mrs. J. E. Cooper went in to Lincoln ,
Tuesday , to visit the home folks and to take
in Nebraska's peerless state fair.
Miss Ritchie is again at her place in the
postofiice , having returned from her visit in
eastern Nebraska on 1 , Monday.
L. W. Blackledge , a risjng young lawyer
of the Hitchcock county bar , sojourned with
us in a business capacity , Saturday ,
T. J. JBullard has purchased T. G. Rees'
north lot and will shortly commence the
erection of a comfortable home thereon.
C. F. Babcock was in Denver , the early
part of the week , on an errand connected with
the contemplated mile track for this place.
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Gray went to Lincoln ,
yesterday , to view the best state fair on earth
and to visit relatives in eastern Nebraska.
A. B. Coffroth of Lincoln spent a brief
while in the city , Wednesday and Thursday.
He was on his way to Imperial on some law
Jonas Engel , of The Famous , arrived home
from Chicago , last Friday night , and will
shortly announce the result of his large pur
chases through the press.
Colonel Hofer of the Hayes Centre Times
was with us in the flesh in a transient way ,
Tuesday afternoon , on his way to the demo
cratic state convention at Lincoln.
Mrs. and Mrs. W. S. Morlan and Miss Dol-
lie Bishop returned , last Friday from their
trip to the coast. Miss Bishop returned to
her Iowa home on 2 , the following morning.
John C. Gammill , the republican nominee
for state senator of this district , and his
brother James , were down from Frontier
county , Tuesday , on business before the local
Postmaster Troth enjoyed a brief but
pleasant vacation in Denver , this week , re
turning home yesterday , together with Mrs.
Troth who had preceded him to the moun
tains a few days.
C. L. DeGroff departed on 6 , Tuesday , for
Chicago , to lay in an extensive fall and
winterstock of merchandise. He will be alh
sent about ten days and is accompanied by
C. G. Potter departed , Tuesday , for Buf-
ale , New York , where lie expects to engage
hi business. Bert has the best wishes of
many McCook friends for success in what
ever business be may embark.
William Weygint and M. H. Bacon left for
Grand Island , Tuesday on 6 , and will repre
sent'the McCook Republican club at the state
league meeting there Wednesday ; they \vIJl
also take in the G. A. K. reunion there.
WE "PASS" NOBODY.
Jack McAIpine is down'from Denver help
ing on the pay rolls.
Assistant Snpt. Ilarrnan was down from
the high line on business , Wednesday.
Clayton Keiin has taken a position as clerk
in Trainmaster Kenyon's office , this week.
Mis. 11. AT. Tyler , of Orleans , was up ,
Wednesday , on a brief visit to relatives here.
C3 ? Biiy a house from S. H. Colvin on the
monthly installment plan and save money.
The fastest time in which a train has been
known to travel a mile is forty-nine seconds
and a fraction.
George Williams is doing the after-night
trick , and George Leming is doing double
duty for the present.
William D. Capps , of the water service ,
was down from Akron , Saturday , on busi
ness at headquarters.
Engineer Tyler , of the Orleans branch ,
had his engine in the shops for a cleaning
and light repairs , Sunday.
Miss Stevens of Hastings , who lias been
the guest of her sister , Mrs. Frank Kendlen ,
returned home Tuesday evening on G.
If all the locomotives in the United States
were coupled together they would make a
train of solid iron and steel over 300 miles
Conductor Ed. Kane returned , Saturday ,
from New Tork city , and we are pleased to
note that the condition of his eyes is consid
Patrick Barry , a brakeman on the Burling
ton extension , shot and killed an engine wip
er , whose name is unknown , at Suggs Mon
day. Barry claims the shooting was accident
Dispatcher Simmons departed , Sunday on
2 for Detroitwhere his wife has been visiting
for a number of weeks. He will be absent
a few weeks. The family will return with
Robert Trosher , through Omaha attorneys
has brought suit against the Burlington and
Missouri railway for damages in the sura of
$20,000 , alleging in his petition that while an
employe of said company in 1888 lie sustain
ed a broken limb on account of criminal care
lessness of company's physician W. A. Chap
man. He was permanently disabled and
prays for damages for above sum.
J. F. Forbes , who succeeds T. G. Rees as
Chief Dispatcher , is one of the oldest dis
patchers on the western division ; and he has
already had some experience in this new line
as chief dispatcher of the Holyoke branch.
He is a capable , faithful employe , and is
made of the energetic stuff which brings suc
cess. THE TKIBUNE offers its heartiest con
gratulations to Chief Forbes upon his merit
Ex-Chief T. G. Rees , of the train dispatch
ers's office has always been a prime favorite
with the force under him , and yesterday
the boys , in order to express the high esteem
and regard in which they hold him , present
ed Mr. Rees with an elegant chair a gift
which he highly prizes as indicating the
goodwill of the men of the operating de
partment , over -which he has presided with
ability and satisfaction to the company for
the past ten years.
THE TniBUNE.with a host of warm friends
in McCopk and over the entire western divi
sion , learns of the resignation of Chief T. G.
Rees of the tram dispatchers' office with un
feigned surprise and profound regret. Mr.
Rees has been on this division eyer since its
completion to Denver. He has been a paragon
gen of fidelity and application to the import
ant duty of his office ; and his promotion to a
deserved higher place in the service of the
company would not have surprised those who
have noted the years and merit of his work.
M. H. Meyer of Carpenter , Iowa , owner of
the Eaton ranch , came out n Wednesday's
harvest excursion. He will move out onto
his splendid property after harvest , and will
break up a large amount of land. In spring
a new frame house and other improvements
are on the list. C. W. Lepper of Carpenter
and H. E. Kranske of Madison , Wisconsin ,
accompanied him , and may invest in some
Red Willow county dirt.
Judge LeHew participated in the demo
cratic congressional convention at Red Cloud
yesterday , which of course endorsed Billie
McKelghan for congressman.
Hon. A. C. Harlan and family of York ,
who had been up in Frontier county on a
visit to Dr. Harlan , went east on 2 , Saturday
Judge Welty sojourned with us over night
Wednesday , 011 his way to hold court up in
George Wall has purchased from Justin
Wilcox the flurd property over in west Mc-
Mrs. H. D. Waterman went east on 2 , this
morning , on a visit in eastern Nebraska.
W. A. Minuiear was over from Danbury ,
Vacation days are almost gone ,
And school will soon begin.
The children who've been running wild
Will all be gathered hi.
The teachers , much to their regret ,
Must study up square root ,
And teach the struggling young ideas
The proper way to shoot.
Vacation's almost gone , alas !
And every child thinks this :
"What is the use of going to school
When ignorance is bliss ? "
J. Albert Wells ,
MCCOOK , NEB.
THF T FADFR
JL 1 11 , l /AJLyJLLrV
In a few days our
Fall Stock will be re
ceived , which we be
lieve you will find to
be the Largest and
Most Attractive ever
offered in Red Willow
Dress Making Department Will
Re-open September \ st ,
J. ALBERT WELLS ,
MeCOOK , NEB :
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