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ELEVENTH YEAR. McCOOK, RED WILLOW COUNTY, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY EVENING. FEB. 24, 1893. NUMBER 40.
...J. ALBERT WELLS...
Special Reduction Sale.
J. Albert Wells Special
Beduction Sale will con
tinue until March 1st. All
Winter Goods will be sold
at Great Beductions to
ma ”0 j room for the Large
Mr. Wells is now in New
York making his spring
purchases. - -
Special Seduction Sale.
J. ALBERT WELLS.
CASH • BARGAIN • HOUSE.
20 Per Cent Discount
ALL WINTER GOODS
MONTH OF FEBRUART.
Short Length Dress Goods and Remnants of all
Kinds Included in This Sale.
Our Stock Must be Reduced
to make room for immense
stock of Spring Goods.
C. L DeGROFF & CO.
SUCCESSORS TO J. C. ALLEN.
Fireman Stalker lias quit the road.
The Reading railroad has passed into the
hands of three receivers.
A number of firemen will be elevated
within the next few months.
Jay Tubbs was at headquarters, yesterday,
going down to Holdregi 0 i 0.
Brakeman Ditton, whose arm was recently
amputated, is getting along nicely.
Ing neer F. G. Westland has been visiting
friends in Lincoln for the past week.
Engineer J. F. Reynolds has been up from
Republican City a few days of this week.
A promising young brakeman will shortly
assume the dignity and joy of married life.
There are indications that the B. & M. will
build west from Sheridan, Wyoming, in the
Conductor W. G. Reddin indulged in a
brief whiff of capital city life, Sunday, com.
ing in on 3.
James Chambers is down from La Junta,
Colorado, on a visit of a few days to Ins
family and dear friends.
The electric lighting service in the round
house has been materially increased to the
satisfaction of all the night force.
Mrs. Fred Bosworth lias been down from
Cheyenne, Wyoming, a few days on a visit
to McCook relatives and friends.
Engineer Oyster will not go to Mexico for
the present on mining business, but will
make an extended visit there later on.
Brakeman John O’Neil broke the index
finger of his left hand, last Thursday even
ing, while making a coupling at Yuma. Colo
o No. 1 was delayed a couple of hours, on
Monday, by a serious wreck at Havelock, in
which three stock specials were involved, a
few mer. hurt, many cattle killed and much
It was worth the full price of admission to
see Engineer Westland approach Prince
David of the Hawaian islands on 6, last
Wednesday night, and insist upon a “shake”
with an American citizen. His royal nibs
One hundred boiler makers and helpers of
tlie Chicago, Burlington & Quincy railway
struck at Galesburg, Monday morning, for
an increase of wages from $1.40 to $1.S0 per
day. The company offered them $1.50 per
day which was refused.
A. G. Macliesney, machinist, had the mis
fortune to smash a toe quite badly, last Fri
day afternoon. He is a new arrival from
Plattsmouth, and had only been at work a
few hours, when he accidentally let some
thing heavy fall on his foot.
The Famous Clothing Co. and Joseph
Keizenstein both served garnishment papers
on the company, Tuesday afternoon, on the
wages due W. G. Cole. The question of
priority has not been settled. One set of pa
pers was issued by Squire Kelley and the
other by Squire Berry.
Mr. Nelson the B. &M. agent at this place
did not tarry long with us, he now hold the
Farnam platform down, while we have the
Farnam man with us. Very much to the
satisfaction ot all concerned at tins place and
everybody seems to be satisfied with the
the change.—Morefield cor. Stockville Faber.
There has been litt le said about it yet but
it is a fact that in a short time the B. & M.
will put on some of the finest fast trains in
the world. These trains will be new espe
cially for the World’s Fair through business
and will be solid vestibule Pullmans and run
from San Francisco to Chicago. The coaches
for these trains are now nearly completed
and are said to be the finest cars ever turned
out of a car shop in the world.
It is understood that the Chicago switch
men have made up their minds that they can
not afford to strike this spring. They realize
that they would stand little or no chance of
winning, since all the roads, without a single
exception, have announced unequivocally
that they will accede to no demands for high
er wages. Chicago switchmen are better
paid than those at any other point. A pecu
liar feature of the situation is that the move
for higher wages was started by non-union
switchmen, and the union men came to their
It has been announced in authoritative
manner that the Burlington road will expend
considerable amount of money this season in
the enlargement of the shops at Havelock.
The gentlemen owning land out there are
making no noise about it, but their confident
movements show that they know that no
booming is needed to keep the price of real
estate moving. Among the buildings to be
erected immediately will be a boiler shop
90x300 feet in size, and a five stall round
house. The two will cost in the neighbor
hood of $100,000.—Lincoln Journal.
O. P. Smith will remove his goods to Iowa
in a few days.
William Carter has moved onto and will
improve the G. W. Colvin place, just east of
Mrs. A. H. Burdick is entertaining her
brother E. A. Robb, of St. Johns, Michigan,
who contemplates remaining here perma
E. C. Ballew got as far as Aurora, Neb.,on
bis way to Sheridan, Wyoming, yesterday,
and then returned home. He will make a
new start soon.
PEOPLE YOU KNOW.
C. W. Knights visited briefly in Denver,
S. W. Huddleston is visiting in Kansas
City, this week.
Frank Carruth is visiting in Plattsmouth
G. L. Laws was up from lloldrege, Mon
day, on land business.
It. H. Williams was down from Waunetn,
yesterday, on business.
H. G. Terrill was in the city, Monday, on
some matters of business.
Mrs. George Leming will go to lied Cloud,
Monday, on a short visit.
Marion Plummer arrived from Craig, this
morning, with his effects.
Mr. Spencer is assisting in J. A. Wilcox &
Son’s establishment now.
Miss Franc IJean of Hastings is in the city,
guest of Mrs. J. E. Kelley.
C. H. Eubank and wife of Hayes Centre
were city visitors, Monday.
Jesse Wei born and Willis Gossard were
up from Indianola, Monday.
C. A. I .each Is back from Plattsmoiith and
again at his bench at Carrutli’s.
Rev. and Mrs. W. C. Stevenson’s baby is
just recovering from a severe illness.
Colonel Frank Selby was up from Cam
bridge, Monday, on business of the law.
Mr. Clute, of the Tinies-Democrat, was a
capital city visitor, fore part of the week.
C. F. Babcock left, Monday evening, for
Lincoln and Omaha on a real estate deal.
James McAdams went in to Omaha, Mon
day night, on business connected with the
A. H. Burdick was in Hastings, first of
the week, looking afrer his large furniture
Col. Garner and Sheriff Banks measured
tlie McCook stride. Saturday, on behalf of
tlie county-seat friends.
Dr. W. A. DeMay, Danbury’s rising young
physician, was over to tlie metropolis, Mon
day, on some business.
A. A. Andrus, of Akron, Colorado, is in
the city working up an illustrated “write-up”
scheme of some sort.
Mrs. Georgie Coy, tlie well known nurse,
is now making her home in Long Creek,
Grant county, Oregon.
D. C. Stapleton of Omaha, came out, Sun
day, on business connected with his south
western Nebraska interests.
Mrs. A. N. Lewis, late of Wells’ dress mak
ing department, expects to leave tlie city
about the first of next month.
Harry Dungan, one of Hastings’ rising,
rustling young legal luminaries, transacted
legal business in the city, Tuesday.
Miss Minnie Johnston left on Saturday
morning for Missouri, to spend two or three
weeks with St. Joe and Tarkio friends.
David Bellamy, father of Mrs. D. L. Mc
Bride, came in from Decatur, Illinois, this
week, to look after matters on the ranch.
Representative L. G. Ruggles of Dundy
sojourned a brief while among tlie middle
of the road” friends of McCook, Monday.
J. P. Squire left for Beatrice, last evening
on 0. He expects to start for California in
about two weeks onb visit of exploration.
J. P. Israel of Benkelman, founder of
The Tribune, was a business visitor Tues
day. He is now engaged in the grocery busi
Ed. Kanouse was down from Denver, fore
part of the week, on business, guest of his
brother James, who lives over towards Dan
Miss Lillie Rowell, who was called to Hast
ings by the misfortune of her brother John
by recent fire, arrived home on Monday
Dr. A. P. Welles went up to Denver, last
Thursday night, to confer with H. C.*Kider
about the seminary prospects, returning
Dr. and Mrs. Garten, their daughter
Blanche and Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Harvey, all
of Lincoln, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. W.
S. Morlan over Sunday.
C. H. Pate, who has been back in Illinois
on business, spent the early days of the week
with relatives here on his way back to his
Colorado mining interests
Miss Cory of Wells’ millinery department
left for New York City, Tuesday, to lay in
a large and fashionable stock of spring and
summer styles for her department.
Mrs. Erwin has been up from Indianola,
most of the week, endeavoring to rent a
house for her daughter, Mrs. Winnie Stod
dard, who desires to make her home here.
Mrs. E. C. Burkett was up from Indianola,
early days of the week, and will make her
home here permanently after March 1st.
when her husband secures control of a house
recently rented by him.
Judge Burke of Imperial came in from U
linois, Sunday night, where he has been
spending some time working np immigra
tion to the Frenchman vallley, which will be
unprecedented in numbers.
Marsh Phillippi, who has been spending a
few months in Illinois and Iowa in the In
terests of S. H. Colv in, land agent, arrived
home on Saturday night last. Marsh has
been sowing the good seed faithfully, and
looks for a bountiful harvest of land seekers
to follow in due course of time.
42nd. 42nd. 42nd. 42nd.
'I Mils week we inaugurate our
42d Semi-Annual Clearing Sale
in Nebraska. Heavy Goods in all
lines will be sold at Extraordinary
eductions. Every article in our
store will be sold at discounts never
before given by us. Come in and see
our prices. No other Mercantile Es
tablishment in Western Nebraska
will save you the same amount of
We expect to go east soon; you
know what that means.
COME AND SEE US.
^ Son. * * *
C. W. KNIGHTS,
Yes, it!s a fact. I am over-stocked with pants, and as I need
more room for my new spring stock, I have marked the price
down to such astonishingly low figures that ANYBODY can
now afford to wear pants. In fact my ENTIRE STOCK OF
WINTER GOODS, such as
Overcoats, Heavy Clothing
Underwear, Gents’ Furnishings
(and many other things too numerous
Must Go and Updos of Cost
-SETHIS IS A^f
General Slaughter Sale!
and will continue for 30 days only. Come and see me.
I can save you money.
c. w. KNIGHTS, PROP.
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