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ELEVENTH YEAR. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA. FRIDAY EVENING. DEC. 9 , 1892. NUMBER 29.
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.
> IS 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
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. . w = k It.will jpay you to see me-before
, " buying/ Store wrill be at Lawler's old
i-stand after December 8th.
A. H. BURDICK.
L. I. Meservc took a new engine for
use on the sunflower line down to Or
leans , Sunday.
Mrs. V. H. Solliday's sister , Miss
Slabby , left for her home at Red Cloud
on 2 , Saturday.
Stipt. Campbell went down lo Lincoln
on 6 , Tuesday night , on business at
Roadmaster Web Jossely n was up from
Orleans , Saturday , having business at
western division headquarters.
Jim Reynolds has telegraphed from
Indiana to his wife at Republican City
that he has won the will suit.
Conductor Tom Mundy was up from
the sunflower branch over Sunday , com
ing up from Orleans Saturday noon ,
Mrs. Hulaniski arrived home on I ,
Tuesday , from her trip to Illinois , and
the Count's smile is something immeas
Eugene Q. Robie left , Thursday morn
ing , on the flyer , for Ogden , Utah , has
gone for his health and also to see about
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Harris have taken
another lusty boy to raise. He applied
for admission into the Harris household ,
C. H. Harman , the energetic assistant
superintendent of the high line , was with
us at western division headquarters ,
Tuesday , in his official capacity.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Lake of Kansas
City arrived in the city , last Friday , and
will be the guests of Engineer and Mrs.
J. F. Heber for two or three weeks.
Secretaries of the state board of trans
portation , in compiling statistics , Mon
day reached railway employes. They
find that there are 19,975 employes in
Engineer W. A. Holliday.'s mother and
sister arrived in the city , last Saturday
on 2 , being called here by his illness ,
from which he is recovering quite rapid
I he United States railway men of
America , a railroad organization which
may prove one of the most powerful of
the time , has been born. Its head
quarters are in Chicago and it will in
clude members in the United States ,
Mexico and Canada. It will discard in
surance and all such , side features and
will have for its object the maintenance
of wages and the redress of grievances.
Quite a serious wreck took place near
Corona. Colorado , Sunday night , freight
train number 150 breaking in two , the
sections subsequently coming in collsion.
John Schindler was so badly injured that
he died on the way to Denver. John
Tomilson , foreman of the working crew
involved in the wreck , sustained a com
pound fracture of the _ tibia of the left
leg. He is at St. Luke's hospital ,
Denver , as is also John Artiza , who was
badly bruised. Anton Gamucci , the
other man hurt , received slight internal
injuries. He is at St. Joseph's. Six
freight car were badly smashed up in the
Chief Dispatcher J. F. Forbes , of Mc-
Cook , called in to see old friends at the
Democrat office while in the city last
week. Mr. Forbes has been in the dis
patchers office for the past eight years
and has proven his efficiency and relia
bility to the extent that upon a recent
resignation of Chief Dispatcher Rees , he
was promoted to that responsible posi
tion. The promotion is a worthy one ,
and it reflects credit upon the great
Burlington Route that they stay by the
men who are faithful to them. No one
congratulates Mr. Forbes more heartily
upon his advancement than this religious
publication. Hastings Democrat.
Mr. P. D. Galarneau and Miss Lillian
Quick were united in matrimony at the
residence of the bride's parents at Charl
eston , 111. , on Nov. 23. They arrived in
Alliance last Saturday morning. Mr.
Galarneau as clerk of the train service ,
has built himself high up in the estima
tion of the company , and his genial and
social manner has gained for him the
universal friendship of every person in
Alliance. His bride is an accomplished
young lady whose acquisition to the
social circles of the city will be greeted
with pleasure. As a token of their es
teem , the conductors of this division
presented the couple with a handsome
lounge , and the officials and clerks pre
sented them with an elegant set of dish
es. The Grip joins their many friends
in wishing this estimable young couple
a life of unalloyed happiness and pros
perity. Alliance Grip.
PEOPLE YOU KNOW.
Tom Floyd's manly form loomed upon
our streets , Wednesday afternoon.
F. H. Spearman came in from his
Chicago trip on delayed No. i , Wednes
Dr. Z. L. Kay drew the handsome
chamber set up at Noble's raffle , Wed
Dr. B. B. Davis was called by telegram
to Orleams , last night , to assist in the
performance of tracheotomy in a case of
O. M. Knipple went down to the east
ern part of the state , Monday morning ,
with a shipment of two carloads of po
Mrs. O. M. Knipple departed on 6 last
Sunday for a month's visit in Bayard ,
Iowa ; Mr. Knipple accompanied her as
far as Lincoln.
Secretary of State Allen has returned
after a short visit in Cincinnati , where
Mrs. Allen is yet detained through ill
ness. Tuesday's Journal.
Charlie O'Brien , late obliging and
efficient clerk in Lawler's has moved his
field of usefulness to "The Fair , " with
the good wishes of the TRIBUNE.
Mrs. R. R. Hanlein has received the
sad news of the death of her aged mother
Mrs. G. Ifland which occurred on Wed
nesday last at Smith Center , Kansas.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Ballew were pas
sengers , Saturday evening on 6 for
Princeton , Mo. , where a brother of Mrs.
Ballew is very low and only expected to
survive a few days longer. Mr. Ballew
returned home on Tuesday night.
H. W. Cole , who is on the federal pet
it jury at Omaha , came home on Friday
night , to spend Sunday with the family ,
returning to his jury duties on Monday
night. The probabilities are that the
jury will be in session until the middle
of the month.
Mr. and Mrs. George E. Johnston en-
tained a small company of friends , Tues
day evening. A five-course dinner was
served in exquisite taste at 7:30 , after
which cards provided amusement. The
invited guests were Messrs. and Mesdames
John Hatfield , J. B. Meserve , V. Frank
lin , F. M. Kimmell , G. A. Noren , C. F.
Chancellor Creighton and trustees o
the Wesleyan university at Lincoln will
be in McCook on next Wednesday to
look over the grounds and proposition of
our city in the seminary matter. In the
evening Dr. Creighton will deliver an
address on the subject of "Education , "
and it is hoped that our people will turn
out in large numbers to hearthe chan
Chief Knights of the Walla Wallas hied
him over onto the Beaver , Monday , on a
quail hunt. THE TRIBUNE has it semi
officially that the doughty chief suc
ceeded in winging a sea serpent , among
other game , which he proposes shipping
for exhibition at the world's fair , as soon
as a special flat car can be built of suffi
cient capacity to accommodate the ser
Hon. A. C. Modie , of Red Willow
county , transacted business in this city
last Wednesday , he informs us that he
raised 80 acres of corn which yielded 56
bushels to the acre , 4480 bushels.
Mr. Modie says that his neighbors at
least a number of them have corn which
is yielding above 60 bushels and on the
whole the corn crop is much better on
an everage than last season. Culbertson
Rev. S. B. Crosby came in from
Loomis , Nebraska , Monday evening , on
a mission of a delicate nature , departing
homeward again on Tuesday afternoon.
The ecstasy of joy observable on the
reverend gentleman's countenance may
be chargeable to the fact that he will
lead Miss Josephine McLyman , the ac
complished musician and most esti
mable young lady of our city , to the
altar , next week. The interesting event
will transpire at Indianola and Rev.
Taylor of that place will tie the nuptial
knot. If in order THE TRIBUNE extends
warmest congratulations and well-wishes
Mr. and Mrs. William Weygint enjoy
ed a brief visit from their son H. D.
Weygint of Neligh , Nebraska , early part
of the week. The son came here in the
spring 1872 , and with the father turned
the first furrow ever plowed in Red Wil
low county , on their claim where Indian
ola is now located , but becoming dis
gusted he drifted up north and finally
east into the Elkhorn valley where he
has resided for a number of years.
This was his first visit in Red Willow
county for many years , and he found
things greatly changed and improved.
He left for Omaha , Monday evening , be
ing on federal petit jury now in session
in the metropolis.
Fade & Son
= A FULL LINE
Chamber Suits , Sewing Machines ,
Parlor Suits , Book Cases ,
Fancy Rockers , Folding Beds ,
Extension Tables , Carpet Sweepers ,
Bed Lounges , And Rugs.
Center Tables , Come early for bargains
As we make a , specialty of First-Glass
Goods at Prices to Suit Everybody.
FADE § SON.
IS THE WORD FOR
OUR CLOAK BUSINESS ,
THIS SEASON. NEVER
BEFORE HAVE WE SOLD
SO MANY. THEREFORE
WHEN A NEW YORK
COMPELLED TO CLOSE
OUT HIS LINE WE GOT
IT : ON : THE- : GROUND
FLOOR. : : : :
LIGHT , MEDIUM AND
L.ONQ QOATS ,
All Prices-From $1.50 Up f
ALL HATS SOLD AT ONE-HALF
PRICE TILL JANUARY 1 , 1893.
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