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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (March 24, 1893)
£ ELEVENTH YEAR. McCOOK, RED WILLOW COUNTY, NEBRASKA. FRIDAY EVENING. MARCH 24, 1893. NUMBER 44.
Spring. 1893. Spring.
1. ALBERT WELLS
Is Showing the Largest and
Best Selected Stock of
Ever offered to the citizens of
McCook and Southwestern Neb.
You will certainly find it to y@ur interest
to examine this unexcelled stock before
making your spring purchases.
J. ALBERT WELLS.
Onr new goods are new open and we invite you to come
and inspect stock and prices.
Onr Dress Gaols Department
Excels all previous efforts.
Our Clothing Department
Is complete as to styles and prices. New Styles in
flats. Wait for our Spring Wraps. We will show
you latest styles and give you latest prices. We are
BANNER BRAND of Waists for Ladies.
Agents for BUT1 ERICK Patterns.
We Handle Groceries and Boots and Shoes.
CASHj BARGAIN souse
C. L. DeGROFF & CO.
SUCCESSORS TO J. C. ALLEN.
GOING EAST—CENTRAL TIME—LEAVES.
No. 2, through passenger. . 5:50 A. M.
No. 4. loeal 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. 51
No. 3. through passenger. 11:35 P. 51
No.5. loeal passsrnger.11:00 P.M.
Boss Carpenter J. \V. Lewis was down from
Holyoke, first of the week.
Conductor Moe'nch indulged in a visit to
Hastings, Tuesday evening.
One of Brakeman Reno Walsh’s children is
down with the scarlet fever.
Engineer Jack Moore has about completed
an addition to his pretty home.
Arthur Jackson left for Lincoln on 6, Satur
day. He leaves many friends behind.
The company physician and surgeon has
treated 43 accident cases since January 1st.
F. C. Kinnean is a late airval from Hast
ings. He is a brakeman in the passenger
The familiar phis, of Web Josselyn of Or
leans was apparent at division headquarters,
Frank Crandall and John Frasier are both
back in the company’s passenger service as
Miss Clara Bonnot returned, close of last
week, from her visit to Supt. Phelan’s family
The remains of Theodore G. Berckheimer
were buried in West Liberty, Iowa, the home
of his parents.
Mrs.C.E. Pope went down to Oxford, Satur
day on a short visit to friends, arriving home
on I, Tuesday.
Charles Garner has resigned his position
with the company at Holdrege and has re
turned to his home at Wilsonville.
The McCarl brothers were called to Hast
ings, Tuesday evening on 6, by a telegram an
nouncing the serious illness of their father.
Don’t Rent—When you can secure a home
of you own for about the same expense by
purchasing it from S. H. Colvin on the install
Sam Wilde, machinist, larcerated the sec
ond finger of his left hand badly, Saturday
afternoon, while fixing an engine guide, the
Alex Stewart of Wymore, formerly in the
Burlington’s service as engineer, came up to
the city, Monday, on business. He went home
on 6, Tuesday evening.
The engineer on train No. 78, engine 324,
had an aching tooth extracted while sidetrack
ed here awaiting the flyer on last Saturday.—
The rumor that this system has purchased
the “Katy Did” and that our Supt. will be
the general manager with headquarters in
Texas cannot be verified—Alliance Grip.
“Governor” Miller of the Burlington is con
fined to his home by illness.The Golden
Gate special arrived Monday and left for the
east over the Burlington at 7 p. m.—Denver
In the rush incident to getting settled in our
new quarters last week, we overlooked the
fact of a new arrival in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. William Francisco on Tuesday evening.
It’s a girl.—Oxford Standard.
Tom Wilkinson had a narrow escape at
at Wray, Colorado, close of last week, by trip'
ping and falling from the way car, while the
train was moving slowly. As it is he has a
painfully sprained arm and some gray hairs
to remind him of the event.
Prince David, Paul Neuman, E. C. McFar
land and others of the delegation sent from
Sandwich islands to Washington city, passed
through westward, Monday, over the Burling
ton. The travelers expressed themselves as
well pleased with their conference at Wash
Max Anton has contracted with R. R. Stew
art for the sinking of a well on his place out
in Stern’s addition. If water is secured Mr.
Anton and two others will erect dwellings in
that addition, this summer. It is a very sitely
location, and will eventually make a desirable
residence portion of the city.
Samuel Homback of the car repairing force
was frightfully hurt, Monday afternoon, while
raising a pair of trucks with a windlass. It
seems that something slipped, and the handle
caught Homback, almost tearing the upper
lip and nose from his face. His nose was also
broken. The doctors stitched up the fearful
wound and hope to bring him through with
the slightest disfiguration possible. It was a
close call from even more serious conse
From the Scientific American of March 4th,
we print the following: There is an army of
men employed upon the railroads of the Unit
ed States, an army of 784,000. They are not
engaged in idle maneuvers, dress parades
barrack drills, or preparations for warfare,
but by their diligence, energy and toil contri
bute immensely to the wealth, well being and
developement of the country, the interchange
of its products, the diffusion of information,
and the prompt transportation of vast numbers
of passengers with a remarkably low percent
age of casualties. The number of passen
gers carried last year was 530,000,000. The
number of passengers killed was 293.
Switchman Kd. Ladely was up from Oxford
Harry Crandall has been on the sick list for
the past week or two.
Conductor Lyman arrived home, Sunday,
from a visit in Holdrege,
The boys will remember Felix Kennedy for
mayor with a complimentary vote.
R. McDonald is building a home in Willow
Grove addition to the original town.
Frank Westland contemplates building a
resjdence over in Willow Grove addition soon.
Mrs. Walter Vischer was a passenger on 6,
Saturday evening, on a visit to Red Cloud
Will Doctor Odell please stand up and ex
plain why he didn’t collect that German lady’s
ticket on 6, the other evening?
Assistant Superintendent Highland came
iij from Denver, last evening on 6, on business
at western division headquaiters.
Conductor A. L. Knowland has purchased
a lot on McFarland street and will build him
a comfortable little home this spring.
North Nebraska teachers’ association, Fre
mont, March 29-31. Fare one and one-third
rate for round trip. Tickets on sale March
“Bob” Faulkner,the genial and gentlemanly
ticket agent at Burlington station, is the hap
piest mortal in Hastings now, and it is caused
by the arrival at the Faulkner residence on
last Monday morning of a bright and hand
some little girl baby.—Nebraskan.
Numerous metal ties have been invented
and roads have tried them, but all have
proved unsatisfactory. The principal objec
tions to them are their cost and their nonelas
ticity. A track laid on metal ties wears out
rolling stock much faster than one laid on
Mr. and Mrs. George Leming indulged in a
visit to Red Cloud relatives and friends on
Saturday evening. An uncle and aunt accom
panied them home, Sunday night, and have
been spending the week here. The uncle also
visiting his sister Mrs. C. S. Quick at Indian
ola, a day or two.
The talk in railroad circles is to the effect
that the B. & M. will lay rails on the Milford
branch, extend from Crete through the centre
of the county, and that the M. P. will extend
its road from Crete on west through the coun
ty; and all this to be done this season.—Crete
The possibilities of luxurious traveling were
pretty nearly reached on a special train that
went through on the Burlington at 12:15 on
Tuesday. It was one of the Pennsylvania
railroad’s “Golden Gate” tours. The party of
New Vork and Philadelphia people aboard
left New York in September and have made
the round of Mexico and California. The
train consisted of five Pullman sleepers, a
diner and an observation car. The cars were
steam heated and electric lighted, the Burling
ton engine having to be specially fitted for the
purpose. Every luxury and convenience, such
as baths, barber shop, etc., were provided, and
the train was literally a traveling hotel.—Lin
Mr. John Francis, general passenger and
ticket agent, has issued through the passenger
department of the Burlington a neat little
folder entitled, “Nebraska’s Yield in Ninety
Two.” It is just suited for a letter and would
be an excellent medium for business men and
others to bring to the attention of eastern cor
respondents Nebraska’s place in the cereal
growing states. The folder states that Neb
raska is now the third state in the production
Yield in 1892, bushels. 157,145.000
It is fifth in the production of oats:
Yield in 1892, bushels. 43.131,000
It is twelfth in the production of wheat:
Yield in 1892, bushels. 15,670,000
The folder speaks of the growing cultivation
of winter wheat, of live stock and manufac
turers, of Nebraska soil, the great opportuni
ties offered in the state for the farmer, artisan
and business man.
ITEMS FROM THE SUNFLOWER LINE.
The wife of Tim Donevan, section foreman
at St. Francis, is very ill.
S. E. Reed, agent at Herndon, made his
wife a present of a piano, this week.
James Ford went up to McCook, Sunday, to
have some repairs made on his old mill—109.
Agent C. H. Weible of Republican joined
the Knights of Pythias at Alma, Monday
Agent and Mrs. J. F. Holder of Orleans at
tended the dedication of the Methodist church
at Oxford, last Sunday.
Paul Moran and wife of St. Francis returned
home, Monday, from visiting friends is Hold
rege and Strang, for past two weeks.
Ed. Jordan will be one of the clerks in the
Commercial house under the new regime. ‘
The indications now are that there will be
no durth of candidates formunicipal offices.
Lent is a blessed season in the society young
man’s calendar. It gives him a chance to save
up for his spring suit.
The men who have been tearing their hair
about the resurrection of crinoline should sub
side. Before the spring birds begin io sing
they will be wearing the new soft hats which
are more terrifying than the biggest hoop
skirt ever donned.
Spring and Summer
Will take place on
^sMARCH 29th, 1893.*-%
Everybody Cordially Invited.
Son, * * *
Misses Furbush and Reynolds respect
fully invite the ladies of McCook and vicinity
to call and inspect their new and complete
stock of Spring and Summer MILLINERY,
FLOWERS, and TRIMMINGS. They will
show you a nice line of the latest styles of
goods in their-line.
Don’t fail to see their Spring Pattern Hats.
Mrs. McCabe’s Old Stand in Carruth & Son’s
FURBUSH & REYNOLDS.
^g£THE* COLUMBIAN . SEASON;
...Has been inaugurated by...
^with an immense new stock of
SPRING AND SUMMER GOOD:.
Call and see this fine line before the
£ s selection is broken.
KALSTEDT\ • THE • LEADING • TAILOR.
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