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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 14, 1892)
ELEVENTH YEAR. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA. FRIDAY EVENING. OCT. 14 , 1892. NUMBER 21.
Now is the time when you can BUY
CHEAPER THAN EVER BEFORE IN
McCOOK. We are here to live and let
live. It is to your interest to encourage
the man who SELLS FURNITURE AT
I will sell to responsible parties on in
stalments , if desired.
Yours for Fair Play.
1 have a furniture house in Hastings
and can supply most anything on short
Watch oi Corner
For the Next 3O Days we Will have
NEW GOODS arriving daily.
The Largest Stock and Lowest Prices
Will be found. Our Stock of
HAS JUST ARRIVED. ALSO :
CLOAKS and JACKETS
for Ladies , Misses and Children
, : . at from $1.OO up to $3O.OO.
FALL STYLES OF HATS.
Our Grocery Department is COMPLETE and
We Are NEVER UNDERSOLD.
Give us a cliance to sell you goods
and you will l > e satisfied.
Fv/w 'nArvn o rr\
CT L DeGROtr & CO.
SUCCESSORS TO J. C , ALLEN.
J. D. Carter ha * a number of mashed
fingers received at Otis , Tuesday nit lit.
Harry Conover and wife of Mc'Jook were
in Ited Cloud this week. Ued Cloud Argus.
Engineer George Promrler's new dwelling
on north Madison street is nicely under way.
Harry Tyler wax up from Orleans , Sunday ,
having his mill washed out and light repairs
Mrs. Harry Tyler of Orleans was the guest
of McCook relatives , Wednesday , returning
home on 0.
Bradford Ellis and family will leave for
Grand Island , Monday , wliere Mr. Ellis has
secured work for the Union Pacific.
Clayton Keim was called to Blue Springs ,
last Friday evening , by the death of a sister.
He returned via Lincoln , Monday nicht.
W. S. Coy is now running on the
line , and Conductor Fay h * been transferred
to the main line and runs out of McCook.
' 'No smoking in the telegraph office by em
ployes" is the import of a placard which now
hangs on the walls of the dispatchers' office.
Traffic on the west end was embarrassed
some , Wednesday night , by quite a severe
rain , snow and wind storm which prevailed.
T. B. Campbell left for Geneva. Neb. ,
Monday afternoon , to attend the state meet
ing , Knights of Pythias , held there first ot
Mr. and Mrs. Mangus of Soutli Bend , Jnd. ,
who have been visiting with John Garrard
for the past week or so , departed for home
The linemen were called out , Wednesday
night , to repair damage caused by the storm ,
east of Itoggen , where poles were blown
down and wires grounded.
Frank White had a small misunderstand
ing with some freight carsat Axtell , Monday
night , and as a memento carries a number
of mashed fingers in a sling.
Herbert Barber , formerly on the western
division , who was reported dead by McCook
papers some time ago , was in Deadwood this
week and was pretty lively for a corpse.
The father and sister of Mrs. Hulaniski
are visiting friends in Nevada , Iowa , and
they not being able to come out here as in
tended. Mrs. H. left on 6 , Wednesday , to
visit them for three days.
Chas. Gardner , who lias been employed as
station agent's helper at Wauneta and
Benkelman for the past four months , came
home to take in the Harvest Home and will
visit his a few days before returning to his
position. Wilsonville Review.
The McCook yard was the scene of a horrible
rible and fatal accident , Sunday night ,
the victim being a young man named W. E.
Staley. It appears that the dead man was
preparing to steal a ride to Akron on a
freight train , and was riding on some cars
which were being switched in the yard. In
some way he fell between two cars and be
fore the accident became known to the train
men and the cars brought to a standstill , he
was mangled in a horrible manner. From
letters found on his person it was ascertained
that his parents lived at Townsend , Colo. ,
and to the latter point the remains were ship
ped on No. 1 , Monday noon.
Art Johnson now knows from his own ex
perience what it is to have a narrow escape
from death. He went down on the special
Thursday nieht to hear the debate at Min-
den. The special waited at Axtell for No. 5 ,
which was late , to pass. Mr. Johnson
started to go up to the depot when No. 5
came rushing by. He stopped a few feet
from the track , when some one came up
from behind and ran into him and the next
Mr. Johnson knew lie was sprawled out on
the pilot with the other man bcsideiim. | ) Mr.
Johnson was bruised up considerably , but
was about every day. A narrow escape
surely. We have not been able to learn who
the other fellow was , but hear that he re
ceived a broken leg in fracas. Holdrege
Mrs. J. H. Ludwick received the sad news
on Monday morning of the death of her
father E. L. Wheeler at Salem , Oregon. The
remains will be taken to Illinois for inter
ment , and Mr. and Mrs. Ludwick left this
morning for the east and will join the fu
neral party at Omaha , tonight. The bereaved
ones have the profoundest sympathy of
many McCook friends. The deceased made
many friends during Ins visits here at various
Mrs. F. A. Thompson , Miss Florence and
Master Harry departed on 2 , this morning
for their old and future home in Galva , Ills.
Mr. Thompson expects to follow the family
in due time.
There will be a foot rilte at Indiauola ,
Monday afternoon , October 17 , for § 500 aside ,
between David Boise and James Kyle. Al
so some horse racing.
Fay Dimmick , the Wauneta banker , was
down yesterday , interviewing McBrayer on
the subject of house moving.
Mrs. Stevens , sister-in-law to Mrs. Frank
Kendlen , arrived yesterday from Hastings
for a visit of a few weeks.
Miss Lutie Babcock of Cambridge is visit
ing in the citj' , guest of her uncle C. F. Bab-
Ex-Sheriff Will McCool is in the city today
PEOPLE YOU KNOW.
C. A. Burnett was in Omaha , Monday , on
Miss Bellu Wayson , sister of Max , is quit
low witli typhoid fever.
\V. C. Billiard is a nominee tor member of
the Omaha board of education.
\V. . Mullen is now attending tli law de
partment of the Ann Arbor university.
. ' . T. Billiard returned home , Monday
night , from : \ sliwrt. business visit to Omaha.
Miss Lewis , the stenographer and type
writer , will leave for her eastern home to
James A. Cline , tliei\Iimlen lawyer-states
man , was.one of onr iiolitical iruests , Wed
Mrs. U. G. Moser left nn (5 ( , yesterday , for
Bedford , Taylor county , Iowa , wheresheex
pects to it-main until the first of the year , at
her old home.
Banker Frost was up from Hartley , Wed
nesday afternoon , to hear the eloquent and
Eugene Moore of Norfolk , republican
nominee for state auditor , was among the
throng , \Yednrsdny.
Sheriff Banks was up from the seat of
county affairs , Tuesday and Thursday , on
business of his office.
L. Morse , of Benkelman , spent Tuesday
night and in the '
Wednesday valley's all-
Mrs. John Shepherd will arrive home to
morrow ft0111 her extended visit to Iowa
friends and relatives.
Postmaster Clark and Chairman Eskey
were up from Bartley , Wednesday , to hear
the matchless Thurston.
Mrs. J.V. . Campbell , ofDesMoines , Iowa ,
is visiting with her daughter Mrs. J. P.
Lindsay. She will remain for several weeks.
Postmaster Troth went down to Hastings ,
Wednesday night , to attend a meeting of the
republican congressional committee held
C. L. Watkins , of the Hastings Daily JRe-
pnblican , was with us briefly , Monday , lie
regards Andrews chances , as bright and
Mr. and Mrs. Amos 11. Buck have been up
from Lincoln , this week , on business and
pleasure combined , Mr. Buck seeing after
the farm at lied Willow. They will return
C. W. Beck , Adam Grass , J. T. Webber ,
I. A. Sheridan , Judge Hill and other Indian-
olaites came up , Wednesday , to hear the
great Thnrston present republican doctrin e
as she is taimht.
John C. Gammill and Frank H. Selby
spent Monday with us of the metropolis.
Honest John is making a telling campaign
under the generalship of Col. Selby , and Mr.
Young will have to rustle for his honors , if
he wins this fall.
Mrs. Dr. Blodgett of Cambridge , recently
seriously injured in a run-a-way , is still very
low. She is well known to quite a few
McCook people. Dr. Blodgett was killed in
the same accident.
INDIANOLA. NEB. , OCTOBER 7,1893.
Board of county commissioners met pur
suant to adjournment , present Stephen
Holies , 8. S , Grab am and Samuel Young ,
Commissioners , and Geo. W. llooer. clerk.
Minutes of previous meeting read and ap
On motlou the following claln s were
audited and allowed , and clerk directed to
diaw warrants on county jrenernl fund levy
1893 as follows towit :
C.V. . Deck , postage 3d quarter 1893. . $ 2 00
W. O. Bond , postage 3d quarter " . . . 4 25
W. T. Henton , postage 3d quarter " . . . 43 26
G. W. Iloper , postage 3d quarter " . . . 20 65
J. H.Bayston. salary 3d quarter " . . . 20425
Sidney Dodge , salary 3d quarter " . . . 210 00
John Sheperd , repairs on booths 620
Fade & Son , burial expense Best child 10 00
F. W. Esker , M. D. medical atten
dance Lizzie Craig 3000
Rces Printing Co. , stationery clerk
district court 2620
State Journal Co. . stationery county
treasurer 75 00
M. B. Noel , board and care Lizzie Craig 33 00
M.B. Noel , caring for Wm. Coiling in
Mrs. W. D. Williams , bedding &c. for
G. W.Roper , compilinjr tax list 507 40
Harrison & Harrison , mdse for T. G.
Stephen Bolles.cost paid in supreme
Stephen Belles , services as commis'n'r 25.40
S.S. Graham , services as commissioner 17.75
Samuel Young , services as commis'n'r 7.00
And on the county lload Fund Levy,18'J3 , as
Clarence B. Gray , land used for road ,
see deed S CO.OO
I. J. Miller , work on roads 2.50
Stephen Baily , work on road 6.00
\V. C. LaTourette , 12 road scrapers. . . 79.20
And on county Bridge Fund Levy , 3893 , as
George Younger , work on bridge. . . . $ 3.00
Barnett Lumber Co. . bridge material 28.55
W. C. LaTourette. hard ware for b'dge 44.40
Land Redeemed. Petition of J. P. A. Black
vs. King that certain lands be redeemed f romi
tax sale , same having been erroneously as
sessed , read and considered. The Bourdon
examination find the statements contained
therein to bs true , and on motion the county
treasurer is directed to redeem the following
real estate , towit :
The west J * of the southwest J of section
II , township 4 , range 27 west , Ued Willow Co. .
Neb. Certificate of tax sale No. 243.
On motion Board adjourned to meet Novem
ber 14th. 1892.
LAttest-1 GEO. W. HOPEH , Ulerk.
China Mattings ,
Ko-Ko Mattings ,
Oil Cloths in
Smyrna Rugs ,
Moquette Rugs ,
Art Squares ,
Carpet Paper ,
Stair Pads ,
J , ALBERT WELLS , - McGooli , Neb ,
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