The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936, March 03, 1893, Image 6

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1 took a flu de aleclo maid
To Hre the ocean roar and fret.
The only tiling that maiden said
U'uh, “My I l.’pw disagreeably wet!”
And when ujK)n Mont Blanc bhe gazed
Her soul knew not the slightest awe.
And by this comment I was dazed—
I “The cuteat tiling I ever saw!”
But when ! took her to the play—
j A play with laughs in every line—
Twiistlien I heard that maiden say,
“Now this, 1 think, is mighty fine!”
And when I wrote a rondeau light.
And in her white hand placed my rhyme.
She seemed to l>e overpowered quite.
And as she read it cried, “Sublime!”
-Harper’s Bazar, j
“Laura,” said Mr. Cyrus Merivale to
his wife as lie drew a close fitting pair
of kid gloves over his largo, fluffy fin
gers, "Jack Hoburton has been paying
our Catherine considerable attention of
late, and I shouldn’t be surprised if some
thing came of it.”
"1 hope so,” returned Mrs. Merivale, ■
languidly, “for he lias lots of money. !
people say.”
“Oh, Hoburton is a bright young man |
and will make his mark yet, there is no
doubt about that, and he may be able to
help us out of our miserable debts.” said j
Mr. Merivale.
Kate had many admirers, but Jack j
Hoburton was the favorite. Jack was a !
steady young man, good looking, well
educated anti the possessor of a nest egg
that in the minds of Kate's worldly par
ents would be sure to hatch unbounded
The parents were gracious and paved
the way to an excellent understanding
between the young people, so the next
winter when Kate went away to board
ing school and Jack went to seek bis for
tune in the great west matters were emi
nently satisfactory ell around.
“Yes,” said Mr. Merivale to his daugh
ter. "Jack Hoburton will make a model
husband, one that will tend to elevate i
the family station. That's how it always j
should be. 1 would be very much pained
to have you marry nay one poorer than
"Why. papa, said Kate in reply, “1
:wn not gob ; to marry Jack because he
has a little money. 1 am going to marry
him because 1 love him."
“That’s right." laughed her father,
‘but the mo- v is a requisite that must
not be de-;.. .1. for without it love'
would be' a very tame affair indeed. If
Jack were ' iow you in worldly station,
tfjere would 1)3 a grotesqueness about
love that would soon destroy it. In mar
riage she so ;1 equilibrium should al-|
ways be maintained."
About two -ears after Jack’s engage
ment r > Kg: a;id a year previous to the
proposed celebration of the nuptials Mr. ;
Merivalo startled the bosom of his fain- ■
:ly one day by suddenly entering their .
midst greatly flustered anil perspiring
from every pore. i
He threw aims -if iuto a chair, and aft
er prolonged silence that nearly fright
ened the mother and daughter out of
their senses informed t hem that at last
.’ ‘the goal was in sight."
•What goal?” the}- cried.
• “At last." said he, “we shall rise to
.out proper sta: ion. Henceforth we have
*no need to envy Robertson. The cred
itors who liav dogged me for the past
110 years shall be relegated along with
mills marked paid' back to then- miserly
’level. In fine.” he added, “we are rich."
• 'Explain; pray explain," they gasped. [
It's the Arapahoe mine,” said he. ,
“We are worth a cool hundred thousand,
and people will think it a million.”
The news of Mr. Merivale’s sudden
acquisition of wealth spread rapidly,
and people exaggerated the reports, as
he had anticipated. New friends sprang
up on every side. Wherever Kate ap
peared sue was more than ever the cen
ter of attraction.
• Mr. Merivalo began to plan changes
;on a grand scale. A lot was purchased
'next to Robertson’s and preparations
•were made for the erection of a magnifi
cent mansion.
• There were to be carriages, servants,
•graveled walks, horses, dogs, fountains
• -in short, all the attributes of aristoc
• One day. alter a long interview witn
taiw wife Mr. Merivale summoned
^Lite “I wish to talk with yon about j
;nhat lei low Hoburton,” said he. “You i
*.io not suppose, now, that he will try to
lliold you to the engagement, do you?” he j
Inquired nervously.
* “What!” exclaimed the daughter, red- j
•dening: “do you mean that he should j
^forsake me because we have been fortu
* “1 mean,” returned the father more
;coolly, "that since our circumstances
•fiave materially changed we should reg- j
pi late ourselves accordingly. My pnn
Ictnle is the same as I have always en
deavored to inculcate. No one should ;
‘ever marry below Ills or her station.
.Our station has risen, and those who
•were once our social equals are no longer
Jso. Personally, Hoburton is an estima
ble young fellow, but I must insist that
‘the projected alliance be broken off at
If Kate gave her father a look of scorn,
lit was lost to him. for lie continued with
out looking up:
“You have always been a dutiful
daughter, and I have implicit confidence
in your obeying my wishes. We have a
social status to maintain. It would be
dying in the face of Providence’ to dis
regard the advantages which our altered
circumstances present. This you would
bo doing were you to marry a poor
• man.”
"Why, father,” exclaimed the daugh
:ter, "Mr. Hoburton is by no means poor.
,'Efe has, as you know, over $10,000, and
jwith the assistance that you might now
’afford ho could easily add to it.”
•Ah,” said her father, “yon forget
.that while he has $10,000 yon will have
•10 times that. He is altogether too
.many rounds in the ladder below you, |
.and the sooner he is informed of the
change the better for all concerned. No,
no,” said he, interrupting her as she was
about to continue the argument, “I can
never consent to the marriage. I should
commit a flagrant breach of duty were I,
to allow the equilibrium to be thus dis
turbed. Aftjr you have thought the
matter over candidly you will see that
my position is the only one tenable.”
The daughter sat for some time after
her father had left the room, over
whelmed with grief at his proposition.
Finally she gathered up sufficient cour
age to write to Jack, and in a wretched,
tear stained scrawl she confessed her fa
ther’s disapproval of the marriage.
While she was penning this letter, full
of endearments and protestations of con
stancy—constancy, she declared, that
would endure even if her father “should
acquire ten millions”—the paternal Om
ens was seated in his private office writ
ing a letter of a contrary sentiment.
Mr. Merivale wrote two letters, one to
John Hohi •>. polit> !’• requesting the
discontin a to his!
daughter C. I-Iobur
ton. pre>' time Min
ing com. ■; that he
would ha .lling upon
this official t following week on busi
ness relating to his mining interests.
Mr. Merivale arrived in Denver on a
Thursday afternoon and took apart
ments at a hotel.
Early in the evening, while inspecting
his person in the mirror after the com
pletion of Careful toilet, he was startled
by a knock upon the door.
He opened it and stepped back in un
feigned astonishment, for who should be
standing there but his once presumptive
son-in-law, young Jack Hoburton.
“I saw your name in the register,” said
Jack, "and have taken the liberty to seek
an interview.”
“Step in,” said Mr. Merivale, and with
cool pomposity he waved him to a chair.
“Now,” said he as he seated himself,
“my time is precious, 1 suppose you
wish to confer concerning your unfor
tunate relationship with my daughter,
but upon that point I have nothing more
to say than what I expressed in my let
ter. I have duties to perform as a par
ent that you will doubtless understand,
and 1 hope yon will not dwell upon a
point that must necessarily be painful
to us both.”
1 ilia call tor the purpose you sug
gest,” said Jack, “for 1 hoped that after
all the circumstances were made known
you might possibly not be so much op
posed to our union. In the first place,
you know. Kate and 1 love each other,
and, in the second place, I have acquired
sufficient property to maintain a wife.”
“Yes. yes, all that is true, no doubt,”
broke out Mr. Merivale, “but ‘sufficient'
is only a relative word. My daughter's
prospects are not what they were. I be
lieve 1 made you aware of that in my
letter, did I not?' 4
“Yes." re* ’ the yore-' man, contin
uing hir, ’ • r. “but my
prospect. cade some
money, h safely in
A frov; Merivale's
brow, and in ....e aim walked rapidly
up and down the room.
“The subject annoys me,” said he.
“and 1 must beg you to close this inter
view. I have always considered you a
promising young man. and if things
were different I would say, ‘Marry my
daughter and receive my blessing,’ but
as it is, never, and I must ask that the
matter end here.”
He opened the door and Jack took
leave—the perfect picture of a broken
spirited youth. When well into the hall,
however, he broke into an uproarious fit
of laughter.
The next morning, on repairing to the
office of the Arapahoe Mining company,
Mr. Merivale found the president absent
and took a seat in the reception room.
After he had waited for some time the
door suddenly opened, and Jack Hobur
ton entered.
Mr. Merivale rose to his feet with an
angry scowl.
“Young man,” he blurted out, “I can
not have you following me about like
this. What do you mean?'
The office boy stood staring at the two
men with eyes and mouth wide open
with astonishment.
At a motion from Mr. Hobnrton be
disappeared into a side room, where he
sat for some time with eye and ear alter
nately at the keyhole.
“Mr. Merivale,” 6aid Hoburton, “you
are laboring under a mistake. This is
my place of business. I had no intention
of following you, although, to be sure, I
expected to meet you here in accordance
with your letter of last week. Here it is
now,” said he, picking out a bit of cor
respondence from a pigeonhole.
“D-do you mean to say that you are
Joel C. Hoburton, president of the Ara
pahoe Mining company?” cried Mr. Meri
“Why, yes,” replied Mr. Hoburton.
Though somewhat chagrined, Mr.
Merivale made no further opposition,
and the nuptials were finally celebrated
amid all the pomp and dignity apposite
to such an occasion.—Exchange.
Modern Heroes.
The great conquerors of the world who
have plunged their nations into cruel
wars for the sake of their own glory and
aggrandizement were pre-eminently the
heroes of a past age, but we are grad
ually learning that the true hero of his
country is the man who seeks her best
welfare, who defends her rights and con
sults her interests, and who for this great
purpose is ready to take praise or blame,
to govern or to forbear, to live or to die.
Our own Washington and Lincoln were
men of this stamp, and we are justly
prijud to have them head the list of our
country’s heroes.—Philadelphia Ledger.
Shears For Barbers.
A pair of novel shears for barbers is a
recent invention. The pivot between the
blades is extended to carry a comb, which
is parallel with the shears. By means
of a nut the distance between the shears
and the comb can be varied at will and
the hair cut at any desired length.—New
York Telegram
At an < at in a
Maine tow features
was a boot oys, who
tried to see . and lace
up their shot -' si. I, ■>,.. uere’s some
thing real practical.—Lewiston Journal.
This remedy is becoming so well
known mid popular as to need no spe
cial mention. All wlc have used Elec
tric Hitters sing the same song of praise.
A purer medicine does not exist
and is guaranteed to do all that, is
claimed Electric Hitters will cure all
diseases of the Liver and Kidneys, will
remove Pimples, Boils, Salt Rheum and
other affections caused by impure blood.
Will drive malaria from the system
and prevent as well as cure all Ma'aiial
fevers. For cures of headache, Consti
pation and Indigestion try Electric Hit
lers. Entire satisfaction guaranteed or
money refunded Price 50 cents and
$1 per bottle at McMillen’s drugstore.
No man can name his children with
out. telling the world something about
Swickly, Penn.: We had an epidem
ic of Cholerine, as our physicians Palled
't, in this place lately and 1 made a
great hit with Cliautberluin’s Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhtea Remedy. Isold
four dozen bottles of it in one week and
have since sold nearly a gross. This
Remedy did the work and was a big ad
vertisement for .me. Several persons
who had been troubled with diarrhoea
f- r two or tlirpe weeks were cured by a
few doses of this medicine.
P. P Knapp, Ph. G.
25 ami 50 cent bottles tVr sale by L.
W. McConnell & Co., druggists.
It never hurt* the cause of the devil
a hit lor a stingy man to talk in church
1 liree days is a very short tune 11;
which to cure a bad case ol' rheumatism,
but it can be done if the proper treat
ment is adopted, as will be seen by the
following from James Lambert of New
Brunswick, 11 linos: “I was badly aflPct
i*d with rheumatism in the hips and
legs, when I bought a bottle of Cham
berlain’s Pain Balm. It cured me in
three days. I am allright today; and
>*ould insist upon everyone who is af
flicted with that terrible disease to use
Chamberlain’s Pain Balm and get well
at once.” 50 cent bottles for sale by L.
VV. McConnell ii (hi., druggists.
The man who rides a hobby always
wants the whole road himself.
J. B. Wilson, 371 Clay St., Sharps
burg, Pa., says lie will not be without
Dr. King’s New Discovery for Con
sumption, Coughs and (folds, that it
cured his wile who was threatened with
Pneumonia alter an attack of “La
Grippe,”when various other remedies
and several physicians had done her
no good. Robert Barber, of Cooks
port, Pa , claims Dr. King's New Dis
covery has done him more good than
anything he ever used for Lung Trouble.
Nothing like it. Try it Free trial
bottles at A. McMillen’s drugstore.
Large bottles 50 cents and SI.
A lie is always an enemy, no matter
how well meaning it may look.
There is nothing in a name, but in a
bottle of Wisdom’s Robertine there is a
world of satisfaction to ladies of taste
and refinement. It whitens and
beautifies the skin without the injurious
effects that attend the use of most cos
metics. The only visible evidence of
its use is abcautiful, clear and healthful
complexion. Every lady using it recom
mends it to her friends.
Every time a stingy man looks at a
dollar it shrinks his heart.
Is the most delightful article ever pro
duced for beautifying and preserving
the complexion. Not only removes
blemishes but leaves the skin as soft as
velvet and as fresh looking as a morn
ing glory. Used and endorsed by the
elite of society and the stage, leading
physicians say it is not only harmless
but positively beneficial to the skin.
The religion that is used in a cloak
has no warmth in it.
We are acquainted with many moth
ers in Centerville who would not be
without Chamberlain’s Cough Remedy '
in the house for a good many times its
costs, and are recommending it every
day. From personal experience we can
say that it has broken up bad colds for
oar children.—Centerville, South Da
kota, Citizen. 50 cent bottles for sale
by Li. W. McConnell & Co., druggists.
It is never hard to find people who
want to play first fiddle.
‘T tried all sorts of blood-purifiers,’’
said an old lady to a “cutter,’’ “and
you can’t persuade me that any other
Sarsaparilla is as good as Ayer’s.’’
There’s where she had him. She knew
that Ayer's was the best—and so did
he, hut it paid him better to sell a
cheaper brand.
Peace dies the moment envy shows
Allaying irritations,removing roughness,
wind tan and like troubles there is noth
ing equal to Wisdom’s celebrated Vio
let Cream.
Shiloh’s Cure, the Great Cough and
Croup Cure, is for sale by us. Pocket
size contains twenty-five doses, only 25
cents. Children love it. A. McMillcn,
uhilaren Cry Tor Pitcner s Castoria. j
When Daby was sick, we gave her Castoria.
When she was a Child, she cried for Cactoria,
When she became Miss, she clung to Castoria,
When she had Children, she gave them Castoria. !
Chamberlain's Eye & Skin Ointment.
A certain cure for chronic Sore Eyes, Tetter, !
Salt Uheiitn. Scald Head, Old Chronic Bores, I
Fever Sores. Eczema, Itch, Prairie Scratches,
Bore Nipples and Piles. It is cooling and !
soothing. Hundreds of cases have been cured
by it, alter all other treatment had failed. It !
is put up in 25 and 50 cent boxes. For sale by I
George M.Clienery. Nov.20-lyear.
Office: In rear of First National Bank.
HUGH W. COM3. Lawyer,
IS?** Will practice in all courts. Commercia.
a id corporation law u specialty. Money to
loan. Rooms 4 and 5 old First National bld’g.
Physicians & Surgeons,
tayOKKiCK Houks: 9 to 11. ii. in., 2 to 5 an*1
7 to 9, p. tn UoouiP ovt F4n*t National bank
A. T. RICE, M. D.,
I have located permanently in McCook,
Neb. All calls answered promptly by day or
night, in the city orcountry. Special attention
given to diseases of children. Office over
Lowman’s store, south of Commercial Hotel.
Office hours from 8 a. m. to 8p. m. Residence
2 doors south of brick school house.
lias a fine stock of Cloths, Biml
ings, and other trimmings always
on hand.
The Greatest Sandy Newspa
per in the World.
Price 5c a copy. By mail $2 a year.
Daily by mail - - - - 6 “
Daily and Sundy by mail -8 “
Bonos braadoi oa loft hip or loft abouHer. >
P. O. address, Imperii!
[Chase County, and wat
rloe. Neb. Range, SO h k
lng Water and French
man creeks. Chase Co,
Brand as out on side o 1
some animals, on hip and
i sides of some, or any
irkera on the animal.
1 Will ATOia vnatEii
Frauds and Bogus Medical
Institutes by going to the
Old, Reliable
102 & 104 W. NINTH STREL7.
A Regular Graduate in
Medicine. Over 26 yean/
practice—12 in Chicago.
Established 1865.
Authorized by the State to treat Chronic. Nervous !
and “Special Diseases,” Seminal Weakness, (NIt-HT
LOSSES), Sexual Debility CLOSS OF SEXUAL PO\\ '-ljV
Nervous Debility, Poisoned Blood. Ulcers and owe’i
inRSof every kind. Urinary and Kidney Diseases etc.
Cures Guaranteed or Money Refunded,
Charges Low. Thousands or cases cured
every year. Experience is important. No mer
cury or injurious medicine used. No time lost
from business. I'atients at a distance treated by
mail and express. Medicines sent everywhere free
from gaze or breakage. State yonr case and Bend
for terms. Consultation free and confidential, per
Bonaily or by letter. For Particulars see
HIIIIK full of descriptive pictures, Bent
VWIl sealed in plain envelope for Gd. in
stamps. N. B.—This book contains secrets a d
useful knowledge which should be read by every
male from 15 to 45 Jearaor age-and keptunder
lock and key. FREE MUSEUM OP AMT
OMY replete with a thousand interesting speci
mens, Including the celebrated French Muni*, in
which alone cost over tGOQ. For Men Only.
"positive cube bob BHirwmsa. *so
f or any case this treatment fails to
cure or help. Greatest discovery in
annals of medicine. One dose gives
relief; a few doses removes fever and
pain in joints; Cure completed in a
few days. Send statement of case with stamp foi
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
What is
Castoria is Dr. Samuel Pitcher's prescription for Infants /
and Children. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor
other Narcotic substance. It is a harmless substitute
for Paregoric, Drops, Soothing Syrups, and Castor Oil.
It is Pleasant. Its guarantee Is thirty yearn* use by
Millions of Mothers. Castoria destroys Worms and allays
feverishness. Castoria prevents vomiting Sour Curd,
cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colic. Castoria relieve*
teething troubles, cures constipation and flatulency.
Castoria assimilates the food, regulates the stomach
and bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. Cas
toria is the Children's Panacea—the Mother's Friend,
“Castoria Is as excellent medicine for chil
dren. Mothers have repeatedly told me of iU
good effect upon their children."
Da. Q. C. Osgood,
Lowell, Mass.
“ Castoria Li the best remedy for children of
which I am acquainted. I hope the day is not
far distant when mothers will consider the real
Interest of their children, and usfe Castoria in
stead of the various quack nostrums which are
destroying their loved ones, by forcing opium,
morphine, soothing syrup and other hurtful
agents down their throats, thereby sending
them to premature graves."
Da. J. F. Ktnchklos,
Conway, Ark.
•* Castoria Is so well adapted to children that
I recommend It as superior to any prescription
known to me.”
H. A. Archer, M. D.,
Ill So. Oxford St., Brooklyn, N. T.
“ Our physicians In the children's depart
ment have spoken highly of their experi
ence In their outside practice with Castoria,
and although we only have among our
medical supplies what is known as regular
produuvs, yet we are free to confess that the
merits of Castoria has won us to look with
favor upon it.”
Ukitkd Hospital and Dispensary,
Boston, Mass
Alls* 0. Smith, /Yes.,
The Centaur Company, TT Murray Street, New York City.
Dealer in All Kinds of First-Class
Implements and Machinery
Wagons, Road Carts, Buggies.
A Square Deal. The Best are the Cheapest.
Yard West of First National Bank, McCOOK, NEB.
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Now is the time.
This is the place.... ^
We Have Added Clothing....
And Sell Boys’ and Mens’....
SUITS AT FROM $1.50 TO $18.
Large Line of. *
Buv a Hat of Us and.
We Will Give You a. * *
Ticket to the World’s Fair
Rockford No. 101 Hose 85c per Dozen.
In lOdoz lots and upwards 72c per doz.
.Coates Thread 50c per dozen.
22 LB.S N.O. SUGAR $1.00.
....All Other....
As Low as any House in the City.
Stock of Iron, Lead and Sewer Pipe, Brass Goods,
Pumps, and Boiler Trimmings. Agent for Halliday,
Eclipse and Waupnn Wind Mills.
CAPITAL. - $52,000.00.
P. A. WELLS, Tarae. awe Maaa.
OObresfon'de.nt:—Chase Kational Bank, New York.