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ELEVENTH YEAR. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY EVENING , DEC. 2 , 1892. NUMBER 28.
FIRE SALE !
-All Goods Damaged by Fire , Smoke
or Water Will be Closed Out at a
Great Sacrifice !
We have an Immense Stock of
Bargains-Goods but Slightly Damag-
ed'--Everything , However , will be sold
at Practically Your Own Figures.
J. ALBERT WELLS , McCook.
BETTER THAN <
and costs more ; but
1 will sell you a
Solid Oak Bed-room Suit
for the same price that you
have been paying for
It will pay you to see me before
buying. Store will be at Lawler's old
stand after December 8th.
A. H. BURDICK.
Mrs. H. L. Pitzer is the guest of Mrs.
Engineer J. Fitzpatrick has wended
his way henceward to McCook. Alliance
W. P. Foreman , the clever auditor ,
was down from Denver , Tuesday , on
business of his position.
Mrs. H. F. Tomblin has been up from
Arapahoe , the guest of her daughter
Mrs. J. F. Forbes , this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred M. Washburn feel
that thrill of joy peculiar to parents over
their first-born , a promising boy.
Mrs. C. W. Bronson arrived home ,
Wednesday , from a two weeks visit to
her mother in Rock Island , Illinois.
The company have unloaded about a
hundred cars of ties and other supplies
for the western division at this place
Harry Beal and Frank Quigley , both
freight conductors , came up from Red
Cloud , last week , to make this their
Switchman Conklin went up to
Denver on 3 , Wednesday night on busi
ness connected with some city property
in which he is interested.
Mr. and Mrs. John McNeff , after en
joying a brief and pleasant honeymoon
in Denver and the mountains , returned
home on 6 , Monday evening.
A lively and promising boy baby put
in an appearance at C. D. Kennedy's
domicile , Tuesday night , and all parties
to the transaction are doing nicely.
Milton Frost is working in the
round house at McCook as a machinist's
apprentice. He spent Thanksgiving
with friends in Bartley. Inter-Ocean.
Major Jake Burnett , the boarding
train magnate , and robust son O. S.
Burnett , were visitors in a business
capacity at western division headquart
ers , Tuesday.
George J. Frederick , who was serious
ly injured on the Orleans branch about
a year ago , came up from Orleans , where
he is living , Wednesday , to report for
duty of a light nature.
Terry McAloon of Akron has taken
Engineer Reynold's run on the Repub
lican City branch , II. . Meserve return
ing to McCook , Tuesday night. He ex
pects to run extra out of McCook.
Mrs. George Conner of McCook came
in Saturday night on the flyer to spend
Thanksgiving with relatives. She left
Thursday night for Kansas City and
Chicago , where she goes to consult an
oculist. Falls City Journal.
A Poughkeepsie girl has sued a rail
road for $40,000 damages an account of
the death by accident of her lover about
a year ago. We bet he wasn't worth it.
The girl who puts a cash value on her
betrothed is the one who would want to
get rid of him within three months after
Engineer Holliday is laid up with
quite a severe attack of catarrhal fever ,
coming in last Saturday night off of
his run , sick. He is , however , getting
along satisfactorily under Dr. Kay's
Sunday a-week ago Conductor S. E.
Callen had the misfortune to drop his
watch off a freight train near Benkel-
man , and up to date he has not recover
ed it. Will Beyrer went up the road in
search of the lost watch , and ascertain
ed that a tramp had exhibited a watch
in Haigler recently , so that the chances
of ever recovering the watch are very
remote. Ed. feels his loss keenly , as
the watch was a fine and valuable one.
In 1830 there was less than forty miles
of railroad in the United States. The
eleventh census places the total in 1890
at 163,597. Within sixty years America
has constructed railways nearly equal in
extent to half the mileage of the whole
world. History has never revealed such
a splendid record of growth. Let the
exultant scream of the proud bird of free
dom mingle with the shrill whistle of
the iron horse.
Another faithful employe of the B. &
M. has received a merited promotion.
W. S. Tomlinson , passenger director at
this place for several years past , was last
week appointed to the position of claim
agent at a remunerative salary. Mr.
Tomlinson loyally stands up for Oxford
and will continue to make our town his
home , though his headquarters will
necessarily be at McCook. We under
stand that the position of depot director
it Oxford will be abolished for a season.
C -ford Standard.
PEOPLE YOU KNOW.
W. A. Minniear was over from Danbury -
bury , Saturday.
J. E. Kelley was in Indianola , Mon
day , on business.
W. F. Lawson visited his father at
Riverton , Sunday.
Sheriff Banks sojourned among the
elect , Tuesday evening.
, Ben Horner is home from California
looking the picture ofrobust health.
Frank H. Spearman left for Chicago ,
Wednesday afternoon , on a business
C. S. Quick of Indianola gazed upon
our activity briefly , Wednesday after
A. J. Vennum , the Palisade banker ,
was at commercial headquarters , Tues
Mrs. S. E. Hagar was up from Indian
ola , Saturday , the guest of McCoook
A. F. Moore has moved into quarters
over Brewer's meat market for residence
IF. . Nichols and George Huntsinger
were over from Lebanon , Wednesday ,
on land business.
Tiff Babcock of Yuma , Colorado , was
the guest of his brother Charlie of our
city , Saturday.
Congressman McKeighan arrived in
the city , Sunday night , going on west on
E. E. Lowman came in from the road
Saturday , and was the guest of the
family over the Sabbath.
Postmaster Troth indulged in a flying
visit to Hastings on 6 , Saturday , arriv
ing home on i , Sunday.
W. R. Starr and J. O. Shaffer repre
sented the dignity of the county-seat in
the metropolis , Tuesday.
Miss Julia Carmody , superintendent of
Hitchcock county , was among the visit
ors in the metropolis , Tuesday.
E. E. Wallace , the photographer , has
gone to Cheyene , Wyoming , driving
overland as far as North Platte.
G. L. Laws greeted his many McCook
friends , Wednesday afternoon , being up
the valley on some land business.
Bert Risley of the Culbertson Republi
can breathed the air of liberty and pro
gress in the chief city , Wednesday.
Mrs. W. T. Lindsay , after an absence
of a number of weeks on an extended
visit , returned home , the first of the
E. R. Curtis went up to Haigler on r ,
Wednesday , to assist in the institution
of an Odd Fellows lodge there on that
Miss Furnas of Brownville , Neb. , who
has been the gueit of L. Lowman and
family for a few days , went east on 6 ,
M. N. Eskey and O. Frost of Bartley
and C. W. Beck and J. J. Lamborn of
Indianola were the guests of the Capital
hotel , Lincoln , Sunday.
Dr. B. B. Davis went down to Lincoln ,
Sunday evening , and was absent the fore
part of the week in attendance upon a
meeting of university regents. He re
turned home Wednesday night.
S. H. Colvin went up to Haigler on i ,
Wednesday afternoon , to participate in
the institution of a lodge of Odd Fellows
in that burg that evening , which was
followed by a banquet and a time galore.
Miss. Delia Rodgers , a cousin of Mrs.
J. A. Wilcox , arrived in the city , Wed
nesday afternoon , from New Mexico ,
where she has been for her health for a
number of months past. She will re
main here all winter.
C. T. Brewer and a number of hands
went up to Stratton , Saturday night , to
drive down a herd of cattle purchased a
few days previously by the mayor. The
bunch numbered 62 head and arrived
here late Monday night , having started
on Sunday morning.
J. B. Meserve went up to Stratton , last
Friday night , on a cattle purchasing ex
pedition. He returned home Monday
evening , having bought 73 head of choice
yearling steers , which were driven down
the same night in company with a bunch
of 92 head of mixed cattle bought in the
same neighborhood by C. T. Brewer.
Miss Amy Strasser , who has been in
Europe-Germany-fora number of months
past , has arrived home , accompanying
Mr. and Mrs. Stern of Holdrege , who
have also been revisiting familiar places
and sights in the Old World. Miss Amy
has almost developed into young woman
hood during her absence in the Father
PADE & SON'S
Remember we will sell
you good goods for same
prices others ask you for
PADE i SON.
low is the Time
To buy your winter goods and the
place to buy is where you can
Clothing , Dress Goods , '
Blankets , Cloaks , Shawls
And everything1 warm for winter
wear IS NOW IN.
PRICES AND QUALITY WE GUARANTEE.
WE HAVE THE STOCK AND
WILL MAKE THE PRICE.
ine our stock before you buy.
We carry full stock of GROCERIES.
C. L. DeGROFF & CO.
SUCCESSORS TO J. C. ALLEN.
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