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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 30, 1892)
ELEVENT AR. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA. FRIDAY EVENING. DEC. SO , 1892. NUMBER 32.
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Ladies'.and Gents Underwear ,
Dress Goods , and all Winter Goods.
. . . .At Great Reductions
They will be sold Regardless of Cost to
make room for New Spring Goods.
J. ALBERT WELLS , MclM.
Don't ' Miss
i = 8 | SEEING THOSE
NICE EASY ROCKERS
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- THEY ARE JUST THE THING
FOR A HOLIDAY PRESENT FOR
YOUR WIFE , HUSBAND OR
V , SWEETHEART. - - - -
Store near Post Office.
A. H. BURDICK
No. one was delayed about suven lioiirs ,
Monday , l y a .severe snow storm over in
Quite a number of machinists havu been
let out and liavc quit tint company's service ,
George Hirney of Lincoln is one of the
new dispatchers. lie was formerly in the
Koadmaster U. V. Haley and family visit
ed at iloldreKO over Christmas , going down
The shop here will shortly be reinforced
by a number of new machines which have
already been ordered.
1J. A. Donaldson of the car repairer's force ,
was badly bruised , Monday , by having a pair
of car wheels run over him.
James Williams , boiler maker's apprentice ,
last Friday , sustained a painful scalp wound
by falling from a locomotive.
Last Friday , A. Broomgartuer , a section
man under Powell , lobt one of his fingers
with the assistance of a steel rail.
H. J3. Laftwich is here from Galesbunr ,
111. , and expects to enter the train service as
soon as an opening presents itself.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Kendlen of Arapahoe
spent Christmas with their son Frank , the
genial conductor , and wife , of our city.
Conductor and Mrs. M. 0. McClure are de
lighted with their Christmas gift , a fine boy
baby , that came into their household on MOD
day morning. .
In the midst of life ( and even of Yuletide
gayety ) the railroad man sometimes loses
his-head. At best the railroad man's tenure
of office is uncertain.
George Leming entertained his brother
and wife from near lied Cloud , Christmas ;
they coming up Saturday night and return
ing home on Monday morning's passenger.
Five more stalls , ( which will complete the
circle , ) a new blacksmith shop , and other
needed improvements , are reported as among
the contemplated enterprises of next spring.
Mr. John Acrhibald received word , a few
days since , of the death of one of his
brothers , in London , England. He had not
seen the deceased in over thirty years. He
has a brother living in Australia.
A chair car in the yard here was consider
ably damaged by fire , Thursday morning
about four o'clock , the same originating
from the heating apparatus. The fire was
subdued by employees of the company , the
city department not being called out.
P. H. Driscoll , who years ago had charge
of McCook yards under Mr. Phelan when he
was a roadmaster , is now living at Hemimr-
ford. He has purchased a section of land
close to that burg and will move his family
and blooded stock thereupon next spring.
THE THIBUNE hears , and their many
friends will learn , that W. H. Davis
and George Williams have been let
out of the company's employ , with sincerest
regret. The order , we understand , was pro
mulgated from headquarters ; and while the
cause ot the dismissal of these faithful and
efficient employes is not stated , it is current
ly believed to be on the grounds of their
membership in the order of telegraphers. At
all events the action is generally deplored.
Walter C. Leighty , the postail clerk arrest
ed some months since , charged with black
mail , using the mails for illegal purposes ,
etc. , was acquitted at his trial in Omaha ,
last week , before Judge Duudy , the jury
bringing in a verdict on Friday afternoon.
This news will \velcome to his many
friends and acquaintances on the B. & M.
He was on a run with M. Y. Starbuck of our
city for about nine months , and Moody spent
most of last week down in Omaha in
The report of the Interstate Commerce
Commission shows that the chances of a
passenger on a railroad journey being killed
are one in 2,100,000. In rounded figures the
number of passengers carried by the railroads
of the country last year was close up to
600,000,000 , and of these about three hundred
were killed in accidents. No wonder acci
dent insurance is so cheap , but profitable.
The figures rob travel by rail of its horrors
for the timid and for the life and accident
Miss C. S. Wibley was an east-bound
passenger , last evening on G.
Miss Anna Hogan of Lincoln is visiting in
the city , guest of Miss Louise Hickey.
Miss May Moore returned here , last even
ing , from her visit to her sister in eastern
Mrs. H. Thompson is entertaining her
parents , Mr. and Mrs. William Morse of
Charles City , Iowa.
Miss Lizzie Stevens arrived from Hast
ings , yesterday , and is the guest of her
sister , Mrs. Frank Kendlen.
Mrs. J. D. McAlpine came down from
Denver , last evening , and is the guest of her
parents , Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Knights.
J. N. Cox and George Lee of Exeter visits
ed at L. K. Hileman's first of the week ,
leaving for home , j-esterday morning.
Mrs. U. G. Moser , who has been visiting
in iier Iowa home for a month or two , ar
rived home on the flyer yesterday noon.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Troth entertained a
small company of friends , Wednesday even
ing , in their usual clever and hospitable way.
The guests were : Messrs. and Mesdames C.
P. Uabcock , Geo. E. Johnston , Z. L. Kay , C.
T. Brewer and V. Franklin.
PEOPLE YOU KNOW.
The Misses Westland returned from west
on 0 , Tuesday evening.
Mrs. Adeha Lee was in Indianola on Sat
urday on court business.
Editor Uarnes made merry in the bosom of
the family at Indianola.
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Lawler left on G ,
last evening , for Beatrice.
William Craig was in the capital city , close
of last week , on business.
.Receiver Bomgardner gravitated to the
capital city"Tuesday night.
Rev. Geo. E. Taylor was up from Indian
ola , Wednesday afternoon.
Mrs. C. E. Pope and family rejoiced in
season with lied Cloud friends.
Mrs. Will Brown and family were witli
Hastings friends over Christmas.
Supt. Bayston went down to Lincoln. Sat
urday , on educational and other business.
Mr. Ilocknell was a passenger , Wednesday
evening on G , for Lincoln on personal busi
Judge Cochran wer.t in to Omaha , Wed
nesday night , on business in the state's me
Edna Dixon went up to Denver , Tuesday
night , on a short visit. Will return home
E. C. Burkett of THE TRIUUNE force cele
brated with the family and relatives at the
Mrs. A. J. Jackson will remain in Platts-
inoutii for about six weeks on a visit to
Hugh W. Cole went in to Omaha , Tues.
day night , to resume his duties as juryman
in the federal court.
F. II. Spearman went down to Beatrice ,
Monday night , on business connected with
the distillery project.
lleixenstein's orchestra of five pieces pro
vided the music for the Pythian ball at Ox
ford , last Friday night.
Mrs. J. A. Carmichael of Denver is visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Snyder , arriving in
the city on G , Saturday.
Miss Holland returned to Indianola , Satur
day afternoon , to spend the residue of the
holiday vacation at home.
Mrs. M. A. Spalding went down to lliver-
ton , Saturday , and expects to be absent a
month , visiting her parents.
Miss Nellie Brown was the guest ot Miss
Lena Coy at Holdrege over Christmas going
down Saturday evening on G.
Sheriff Banks has been up from Indianola
most of the week , subpoenaing witnesses in
the couny-seat contest case.
Manager Warren went down to Daven
port , Saturday evening , to spend Xmas with
with the home folks on the farm.
Frank Carruth was an east bound passen
ger , Tuesday evening. Will visit his Platts-
mouth interests before his return.
A. M. Drew of "The Fair" went in to the
metropolis , Tuesday night , on business. He
returned home on Wednesday night.
Mrs. E. C. Ballew returned home from
Princeton , Mo. , close of last week , having
been called there by the Illness of a brother.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Meeker , who have
been visiting back in Illinois durine the past
month , arrived home on No. one , last Satur
Mrs. John F. Kenyon was the guest of
Mrs. W. W. Josselyn at Orleans , going
down enG , Tuesday , and returning home on
Cashier W. F. Lawson is entertaining his
father and sister from Eiverton. They ar
rived in the city , Tuesday night , to remain
two or three days.
Mrs. Dixon and three children arrived
from Harlan county , Saturday , and are
visiting her brother Isaac Johnson on the
farm up in Box Elder precinct.
George Snively came down from Denver ,
Saturday , on some land business , returning
home on 3. Monday. George is employed
with Joslyn , the big dry goodsman.
E. E. Lowman has decided to remain at
home permanently.having given up traveling
for the Chicago wholesale house he has
served so satisfactorily for quite a while.
Jack Bullard came down from Palisade ,
Saturday afternoon , and on Monday after
noon , in company with Miss Josephine , took
G , for Lincoln , where they will visit rela
G. W. Pate came in from Colorado on G ,
Monday afternoon , stopping over here on a
brief visit to his brother Thomas J. , before
continuing his journey on to Illinois , whither
he was headed.
Dr. Peterson was down from Stratton ,
Saturday afternoon. Miss Wenona returned
home with him on the night train , to spend
the holidays , having been here part of the
week on school fair business.
The work train , which is temporarily mak
ing its headquarters at Indianola , seems to
be giving them such a touch of high life , as
to suggest the need of a night policeman ,
and other metropolitan furnishments.
J. P. Squire and family leave for Beatrice
today , to make that their home. Mr. Squire
has lived among us for about eight years ;
has ever been active in the upbuilding of lied
Willow county , is a clean , upright progres
sive farmer and citizen , and THE TRIBUNE
regrets his moving away most sincerely. He
still retains his large and valuable real estate
interests over in Driftwood precinct.
NEW YEARS GIFTS !
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-Class
Goods at Prices to Suit Everybody.
FADE i SON.
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