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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (March 3, 1893)
...J. ALBERT WELLS...
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Special Reduction Sale, j
J. Albert Wells' Special
Reduction Sale will con
tinue until March 1st. All
Winter Goods will be sold
at Great Reductions to
make room for the Large 1
Spring Stock. 1
Mr. Wells is now in New K
York making his spring!
purchases. - -
Special Reduction Sale.
J. ALBERT WELLS.
Q/ * . &
WE CAN FIT YOU AND SUIT
Children’s Suits, $1.50 to $6.
BE SURE TO SEE OUR STOCK
BEFORE YOU BUY.
NEW LINE OF HATS
C. L DeGROFF & CO.
SUCCESSORS TO J. C. ALLEN.
OOINO EAST—CKNTHAL TIME—LEAVES.
No, 2, through passenger.5:60 A. M.
No. 4. local passenger.3:40 P. M.
No. 6, through passenger. 4:30 P. M.
GOING WEST— MOUNTAIN TIME—LEAVES.
No. 1, through passenger .10.50 A. M.
No. 3. through passenger.. ..11:36P.M.
No. 5, local passscnger.11:00 P. M.
K. SI. Taggart of Nebraska City is in the
bam Wilde’s little girl is recovering from
her recent illness.
Engineer Westland is back from Lincoln
and on duty again.
A steel rail lasts, with an average wear,
abotu eighteen years.
The cost of a palace sleeping-car is $15,000,
or if “vestibuled,” $17,000.
The cost of railroads in the United States,
has been nine billion dollar.
The average daily earnings of an Ameri
can locomotive is about $100.
J. W.Trammell, the eating house manager,
was among the elect yesterday.
The cost of a high-class eight wheel pas
senger locomotive is about $8,500.
Conductor Elza Odell has purchased the
Hollister dwelling from C. J. Kyan.
Engineer Jack Cook was over from the
Republican branch, Saturday and Sunday.
Mrs. C. E. Pope and the children went to
Red Cloud, Wednesday evening, on a visit.
J. D. McAlpine is down from Assistant
Supt. Highland’s office helping on the pay
The longest mileage operated by a single
system is that of the Union Pacific—10,928
Koadmaster Josselyn was up from Orleans,
Wednesday, on business at western division
The highest railroad bridge in the United
States is the Kinzua vaiduct on the Erie road
—350 feet high.
Tile average cost of constructing a mile of
railroad in the United States at the present
time is about 330,000.
Agent S. E. Keed of Herndon, Kansas, was
married to Miss Nora Smith of Inland, Ne
braska, Sunday, February 19th.
Car famines will be familiar conditions,
this spring and summer. Local merchants
report a touch of hunger already.
Mrs. George E. Leming returned home,
Wednesday uiglit, from a short stay with old
time Ked Cloud friends, and relatives.
The highest railroad in the United States
is the Colorado Midland, at the Continental
Divide—11,530 feet above the sea level.
The line of railroad which extends farthest
east and west is the Canadian Pacific, run
ning from Quebec to the Pacific Ocean.
Mrs. J. E. Sanborn came home from Hast
ings on Sunday night, having placed Miss
Grace in school there for the spring term.
The lower house of the Nebraska legisla
ture has cut out of the appropriation bill all
allowance for the board of transportation.
The store car got on the wrong track and
in the way of the switch engine, yesterday,
and was in consequence pretty badly disfig
Miss Klietta Method is making her sister,
Mrs. H. V. Lord, an extended visit, arriving
last Saturday from McCook.—Stockville Re
Engineer Reynolds, mare familiarly known
as “windy,” lias resigned liis position on this
division and will go to Plattsmouth.—Alli
Mrs. Wirt and Miss Georgia, who have
been visiting Mrs. Will Brown for the past
week or two, returned to Hastings on 6, Sat
Superintendent Phelan’s daughters ],a
Vauhnand Edith will be two of the six pupils
to be gratuated from the Alliance public
schools, this year.
Mrs. A. J. Chambers made Holdrege
friends a brief visit, first of the week, going
down on 6, Saturday evening and returning
home on Tuesday’s flyer.
The twins born to Engineer and Mrs.
Frank Anson, last Friday evening, were too
frail for this stern existence, and passed
away the following day.
Engineer Frank Campbell li<\s a painfully
injured right eye, received Saturday evening,
while looking out of his side cab window,
when running over a torpedo.
Freigiit train No. 76 had 54 carloads of em
igrant movables out of Red Cloud, Wednes
day evening, peddling them out along the
line between that point and this city.
Conductor L. C. Wolf,who does the honors
so gracefully on the Imperial run, is visiting
friends in Burlington, Iowa. M. Carmony is
holding down the run during his absence.
Mrs. Nettie Cronkhite, who some years ago
ran the eating house at Hastings for this
company, was in our city last Friday visit
ing friends on her way east from Sheridan.
Several changes in the position of night
operator has occured this week. Skinner re
signed to go to California, then his successor
was transferred to McCook and now a Mr.
Charnabeo, from Concordia, Kas., fills the
A 7 o’clock tea was given by Mrs. J. F.
Ganscliow on Wednesday evening at her
handsome residence to a few of her friends.
The evening was spent very pleasantly with
The employes on the Santa Fe system from
Chicago to California are laying plans to
establish a federation including all the or
ders of workmen on the system. Repre
sentatives are now in session at Wichita,
The demand for carpenters on the buildings
under way in various parts of the city lias
made inroads upon the force of carpenters in
the company’s employ in the yards here, and
the boss carpenter is experiencing some trou
blein keeping full handed.
There is talk afloat that the great magnates
of the Burlington are about to secure the
control of the M., K. & T. Should it prove
to be a fact, it will give the Burlington di
rect connection witli a great Texas mileage
and a direct line to the Gulf.
Monday night a collide of freight cars on a
B. & M. train jumped the track a few miles
west of Juniata and burst open. One was
loaded witli wheat and the other with broom
corn, and they rolled down an embankment
about twenty-live feet. The accident was
caused by a rim on a wheel breaking. There
was no other damage done.
Re7. George B. Smyth of Foochow, China
arrived in the city on No. 6 Wednesday, and
will remain a few days, the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Harris. Rev. Smyth has been a
missionary in China for the past ten years,
and is now here on account of his health. It
will be remembered that he visited briefly in
McCook a little over four years ago.
Talking of strong men, we have sheckels
to put up that this division harbors the most
powerful conductor on the Q. system. He
lately for amusement lifted a pair of ear
wheels from the storage track at Seneca by
pure strength. He stands six loot four,
weighs nearly two hundred, and bears the
cognomen of Hugo Brown.—Alliance Grip.
Frank DeLong, blacksmith helper, was
victim of a very painful accident on Satur
day morning. While other workmen were
cutting a piece of red hot steel a small por
tion of the metal flew into DeLong’s face,
entering the right cheek to the bone. The
piece was four or five inches long and the in
jured man witli his own hands pulled the
steel from his cheek. The wound is an ugly
and painful one, and will unavoidably leave
a bad mark.
The following notice to members of the
Belief Fund has been posted by Drs. Z. H.
Kay and E. H. Waters, Medical Examiners,
to-wit : “Disabled members must report their
disability to their employing officer; and
they should promptly report in person to
the Medical Examiner if able to do so; if not
they should see that the Medical Examiner
is notified of their disability, and place of
residence. Office hours of Medical Examin
er from 9 a. m. to 12 in. of eacli day of the
week except Sunday.
One of the largest excursion trains that
has passed through here for some time, was
that of yesterday when a train of twenty
eight freight cars and four coaches went
West. It came from over near Clinton, III.
The freight cars were loaded with horses,
cattle, sheep, hogs and grain, besides the
farming utensils. In the passenger coaches
rode families who were going out to Ne
braska to make new homes. It was a jolly
party and was composed of men and women
fifty to sixty years old down to the babe in
arms.—Galesburg Daily Mail, Feb. 24th.
Burlington officials state that the rush of
emigration to western Nebraska was never
so great at this season of the year. Hun
dreds of car loads of movables and accom
panying families are coining from various
eastern states, particularly Iowa and Illinois,
and are going to western counties and down
on the Kansas branches. There is also a
large movement from eastern Nebraska to
western and Friday tiiere were 250 ears or
dered within the state for this exodus. This
is to be a year of great development in the
western half of the state.
DISTRICT COURT FILINGS.
Alfa C. Seeley vs. John C. Crawley, equity,
February 16th.Charles Nash vs. Stephen
Lyon, equity. February 16th.Henry Par
melee vs. L. J. Cramer, equity. Feb. 16th.
_Ida Halstead vs. A. L. Pollock, equity.
February 16th.S. E. LeFevre vs. J. H.
Goodrich, equity. February 16th.Irene
Cornwell vs. Conrad Kreidt, equity. Feb.
16th.Robert Moore vs. James Kelley, ap
peal. February 16th.Emil Lindner vs.
JamesC. Bimey, appeal. February 17th.
John E. Kelley vs. Charles A. Sellers, equity.
February 30th.Samuel Bryan vs. State of
Nebraska, appeal. February 34th.Molir.e,
Milburn & Stoddard Co. vs. C. H. Pate, at
tachment. February 38th.Atlantic Trust
Co. vs. Francis J. Fante, equity. March 1st.
_C. II. Meeker and Gladys N. Boyle vs.
J. B. Haddock, equity. March 1st_I. W.
Spaulding vs. J. L. Springer, equity. March
Communicated—A deep religious awak
ening is being manifested at the Pleasant
Ridge school house in a series of revival
meetings conducted by Rev. George Trites
of Culbertson, a very talented and worthy
young minister. Penitents at the altai every
evening, mostly young people and children.
May the good work go on in the name of the
We feel impelled by the condition of the
weather this morning to state that it is a bit
too previous to make garden.
Attorney John Stevens of McCook was on
our streets Saturday.—Arapahoe Mirror.
Mrs. Fred Bcehner of Arapahoe was the
guest of McCook friends, Wednesday.
Rev. George E. Taylor of iDdianola was
in the city, yesterday.
b. bowman 4b Son.
Miss Lowman and Mr
Ed. Lowman are now in
New. York making selee
tions of Dry Goods, Carpets,
Millinery, Etc., for the ladies
of McCook and the Repub
lican Valley. New Goods
L. LOWMAN & SON.
L. Uowman & 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 ANY130DY 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
Mast Co ai Roprfc ot Coot
^>THIS IS A<^
General Slaughter Sale!
and will continue for 30 days only. Come and see me.
I can save you money.
Tfi® £agl©<3iotftt«g House,
C. W. KNIGHTS, PHOP.
j^THE ♦ COLUMBIAN ♦ SEASONS
...Has been inaugurated by...
with an immense new stock of
STRING AND SIMM Kit GOODS
Gall and see this fine line before the
| \ selection is broken.
KALSTEDT, • THE • LEADING • TAILOR,
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