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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 18, 1892)
ELEVENTH YEAR. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY EVENING. NOV. 18 , 1892. NUMBER 26.
FIRE SALE !
All Goods Damaged by Fire , Smoke
or Water Will be Closed Out at a
Great Sacrifice !
We have nmense Stock of
Bargains--Goods but Slightly Damag-
ed--Everything , However , will be sold
at Practically Your Own Figures.
J. ALBERT WELLS , McCook.
Now is the Time
To buy your winter goods and tlie
place to buy Is where yon can
ppt I tiip I. .
Clothing , Drerss Goods' '
Bankts , Cloaks , Shawls
And everything' warm for winter
wear IS NOW IN.
PRICES AND QUALITY WE GUARANTEE.
WE HAVE THE STOCK AND
WILL MAKE THE PRICE.
KS = > Examine our stock before you buy.
We carry full stock of GROCERIES.
G..L DeGROFF & CO.
* " : " SUCCESSORS TO J. C. ALLEN.
Train Master Kenyon was in Hastings
Wednesday night on company business.
Mrs. Charles Bronson left on 2 , yester
day , for Rock Island , home of her
mother , to spend Thanksgiving.
Manager John Sanders of the Holdrege
eating house visited old associations and
friends here , Wednesday afternoon.
General Manager Holdrege and party
passed through McCook in a special
train , Saturday afternoon , following 6
Vice-President Harris of the Burling
ton passed through McCook , Wednesday
morning , on his way from a visit to
L. I. Meserve went down to Republi
can City , Wednesday morning , to run
an engine on freight on the St. Francis
line for awhile.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. E. Leming were
passengers on 6 , Saturday afternoon.
They will be absent a week or ten days
visiting in Red Cloud and Wymore.
Dr. G. W. Curfman of Denver spent a
few minutes in the city , Saturday , while
on his way to Chicago on business of
Burlington's voluntary relief depart
George Mooney left for his new field of
labor Monday night , at Ft. Morgan ,
Colo. He will be day operator at that
place. Mr. Hocker of Missouri takes
his place here. Arapahoe Pioneer.
J. F. Reynolds , a former engineer of
this division , was in the city , Wednes
day. He stated that he was on his way
to Indiana , to secure his portion of a
large fortune left by his uncle Jonathan.
K. K. Stangland was a passenger ,
Saturday afternoon on 6 for Chicago. It
appears that his injured hand is not im
proving as rapidly and satisfactorily as
is desirable and another operation or
change of treatment may be necessary.
At St. Joseph , Mo. , a meeting of the
telegraphers on the Burlington Route and
the Rock Island was held last night.
The meeting was called secretely and
precautions were taken to prevent the
business of the meeting getting out to
the public. Wednesday's Denver News.
Switchman Charlie Basco had a narrow
escape from death under the wheels last
week. While attempting to step onto
the foot board in front of the switch
engine he missed his footing and in a
twinkling of an eye was pulled under
the "goat. " Basco's nerve and presence
of mind saved him from instant and
horrible death : as in going under the
engine he grasped the footboard and
held on until the engine was stopped ,
though his clothes were almost torn from
his back in the effort. He has been dis
charging his duties right along , being all
right barring some bruises and scratches.
George Berry departed on Wednesday
afternoon for Virginia , Illinois , his old
home , his ultimate destination being
Chicago , where he expects to be settled
in a few weeks in the employ of one of
the large wholesale stationery houses of
the World's Fair city. His numerous
friends here wish him a full measure of
Scott McCoy , who recently left the
employ of J. Malcolm Forbes , has open
ed a public stable and among the first
horses he received was the Tennessee
mare Belle Archer , to whom he gave a
record of 2:15 : last season. Lincoln
W. S. Morlan expects to occupy a
portion of his handsoms new home , the
close of this week. It is the finest resi
dence structure in southwestern Ne
John Lamborn , Seeley's rustling west
ern agent , breathed the invigorating
atmosphere of the valley's finest on
Monday , being up on land and loan
J. E. Rider of Centre county , Penna. ,
who has been here for the past two
months on a visit , departed for Los
Angeles , Cala. , today , to spend the
Ira Brown of Gunnison , Colorado ,
special land office inspector , arrived in
the city , Tuesday , in the discharge of
the duties of his office.
The Catholic ladies will serve supper
in the opera house this evening from 6
to 12. Admission free. All are cordially
Mr. Corbett , father of the champion
bruiser , was a passenger on 3 , Thursday
night , for San Francisco.
The base burner is in demand since
the advent of the northwester.
PEOPLE YOU KNOW.
M. Lawler is in Lincoln on business.
Miss Ada Medlyn of Cambridge is in
Sheriff Banks and wife were city visit
ors , Tuesday.
C. M. Case , dispatcher , is now located
G. W. H. Ruell of our city was regis
tered at the Lincoln hotel , yesterday.
C. H. Eubank , the Hayes Centre
banker , was among the elect , Wednes
J. S. LeHew and J. F. Majors went
down to Lincoln , Wednesday evening
Tom Floyd of the Trenton Register
was with us briefly , Wednesday after
Joseph Shabata , Dawes & Foss' man ,
was up the valley , Monday , on company
C. W. Paine and family expect to
leave for California soon after the first
E. H. Marshall of Bloomington , had
the freedom of the city , Tuesday and
C. W. Meeker , the Imperial politician
and lawyer , was at general headquarters
Banker Frost , wife and child were up
from Bartley on a shopping expedition ,
Geo. J. Burgess spent Sunday with the
family at Arapahoe , going down on
Jonas Engel of the Farnons clothing
store is confined to his bed with a severe
attack of typhoid fever.
President Hocknell of the First
National arrived home , last night , from
a business visit to Lincoln.
O. W. DeWald of the Trenton Regis
ter was a welcome caller at these news
paper headquarters , Monday.
Miss Bertha Kleven came down from
Culbertson , Wednesday afternoon , on a
short visit to McCook friends.
August Droll went down to Cambridge ,
Wednesday afternoon , to participate in
the democratic ratification that night.
J. E. Kelley went up to Denver , Sat
urday on i , having business in the queen
city which detained him until Monday.
A. A. Weller , partner of C. L. De-
Groff , in the general merchandise busi
ness , is up from Syracuse , Neb. , on a
Ed. Kane and family left on 6 , Thurs
day , for Fox Lake , Wisconsin , where
they will visit a month or longer at Ed's
Mr. and Mrs. William Lewis were
down from Culbertson , last evening , to
attend the wedding of Miss Matie Rus
sell and Mr. Alex Weaver.
Alfred Nettleton and family left on
Monday for Stockbridge , Mass. , where
Mr. Nettleton's parents live , to pass the
winter , for a change of environment and
to regain badly shattered health and.
Paul Botzum , who has walked pretty
much all over creation , arrived in the
city from the west Monday evening , re
maining here until Wednesday morning ,
when he resumed his journey toward
his home in Akron , Ohio. Mr. Botzum
is young magazine publisher ; is intelli
gent , and an interesting talker concern
ing the lands and people he has visited
in his wanderings. He visited the pub
lic schools of our city , Tuesday , address
ing the scholars briefly , but very inter
estingly. Other entertainments in pro
gress during his presence in the city
deterred him from giving a public ad
dress while here , as is his practice.
Miss Pearl Brewer celebrated the fif
teenth anniversary of her birth , last
Saturday evening , in superb style.
More than three score of the youth of
the city participated with her in the
joyous event. Besides the tempting re
freshments served , there was dancing
and games of various attractive sorts.
Miss Pearl was the delightful recipient
of a number of pretty mementos of the
occasion at the hands of her guests.
The names of those present are :
Elmer Kay , Earl Ludwick , Glenn Carruth ,
Will Brown , Will Walters , Abner Clark ,
Willie Sharp , Don Thomas , Oscar Yarger ,
Arthur Douglas , Charles Heber , Johnnie
Heber , Charles McManigal , Will Snyder ,
Robert Cole , Clarence Whittaker , George
LeHew , Elmer Sprague , George Kneeland ,
Frank Fitch , Hallie Bomgardner , Edith
Oyster , Mamie Chapin , Olive Rittenhouse ,
Birdie Davis , May Stuby , Maud Cordeal ,
Norma Noble , Ona Simons , Maggie Etter ,
Dora Horton , Lizzie Ritchie , Lillian Troth ,
Maud McMillen , Hattie Yarger , Laura Mc-
Millen , Grace Bomgardner , Gertie Bomgard
ner , May Thompson , Ethel Oyster , Maud
Doan , Mollie Ryan , May Putnam , Delia
Johnston , Selma Noren.
PADE & SON'S
= AND =
Remember we will sell
you good goods for same
prices others ask you for
PADE i SON.
L. LOWMAN & SON
We are pleased to announce the arrival of complete
assortments of Imported and American made ( Dress Fa
brics. WE RELIEVE THE STOCK TO BE MUCH
THE LARGEST IJt WESTERN MEftftASKA.
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL NOVELTIES TO ( BE
FOUJf ® IJf JfEW YORK AJftD CHICAGO ARE
IJVCLUDED IJJ OUR ( PURCHASE and every piece
and patern in the whole enormous stock has been marked
at a price which we feel sure is lower than goods of the
same quality can be purchased for elsewhere.
Our stock of Ladiesj Misses and Children's Cloaks is
twice as large as any which we have heretofore purchased.
Our prices and qualities 'must be seen to be appreciated.
You are invited to examine them. =
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