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ELEVENTH YEAR. McCOOK, RED WILLOW COUNTY, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 12, 1893. NUMBER 51.
Going to the
Then You Must Have a
One of those 84-ineh Serges, in
Blue, Gray or Tan is just what you
need to travel in.
You also need a
Pretty and Stylish....
and we can give you the correct
thing. We can supply you with an
entire new outfit, and also furnish
you with a TRUNK or VALISE to
carry it in.
J. ALBERT WELLS.
The Sale on
Summer Dress Goods
We will offer.
1,000 yds Challie at 5 cents.
1,000 “ Gingham “ 5 cents.
o-Look at our-o
The Best $2.50 Shoe in the city.
We are OT -r TZ>TD TPITO To Cash
Making OJLjLJ»ZDJ_j T Jl JL\1L>J_jO Buyers.
Our Grocery Stock is Complete
At All Times.
JSP’STKAW HATS NOW OPEN.
C. L. DeGROFF & CO.
GOING BAST—CENTRAL TIME—LEAVES.
No. 2. through passenger. 6:30 A.M.
No. 4. local passenger.3:20 P. M.
No. 6, through passenger.4:10 P.M.
No. 78, freight .9:00 A.M.
No. 144. freight, made up here.9:30 A. M.
No. 148, freight, made up here.5:00 A. M.
GOING WEST—MOUNTAIN TIME—LEAVES.
No. 1, through passenger.11:30 A. M
No. 3.through passenger.11:35 P.M
No. 5. local passsenger..10:00 P.M
No. 73. freight. 5:30 P. M.
No. 149, freight, made up here. 6:00 A. M.
No. 175. accom.,'made up here. 4:00 A. M.
P^“Note:—No. 73 carries passengers for
Stratton, Ilen|telman and Haigler only.
No. 175 is for the Imperial branch.
Miss Lena Coy returned to Holdrege, Tues
day evening, on 6.
The pay wagon distributed the monthly
The B. & M. bridge gang make Haigler
their headquarters this week.
Miss Carroll was a passenger Monday even
ing on 6 for her home at Holdrege.
E. Q. Robie in charge of the gravel train at
Atlanta, spent Sunday here with his wife.
1' rank S. Reid commenced Sunday running
13 and 14, and 15 and 16, between Red Cloud
Engine 46 came in from the high line, on
Tuesday, for repairs. Jud Willard had the
mill in charge.
Jay Tubbs came up from Holdrege, Tues
day night, and will make this city his head
quarters for the future.
Among Oxford’s visitors Saturday was ex
Section Foreman R. A. Hagberg, now of Mc
Conductor Odell, M. D., on the first, dis
posed of his livery business in the firm of
Wayson & Odell to John Penny.
Engineer James Ford and Fireman Avery
brought 109 up from the Republican City
branch, Sunday, for needed repairs.
Brakeman Kendall was up from Orleans,
Monday. He lacks a finger as a result of his
recent injury while making a coupling.
T. E. Bennett carries his think-pot well
bandaged just now. He failed to “get in the
clear” from a falling engine jacket, Monday.
Over 86. miles an hour is a very respectable
rate of speed for a train to make. The New
York Central people claim that as a record of
locomotive No. 999 on last Friday.
Station Agent Knapp went to McCook,
yesterday, to be examined by the company’s
physician, and if the physician thinks him un
able to take charge of his duties, he will be
granted a lay-off of thirty days.—Wilsonville
The company has had all the trees damaged
by the burning of the eating house removed,
and in the space formerly occupied by that
ill-fated building and in the surrounding
grounds will plant about fifty new trees, and
will otherwise beautify and improve the plat.
Mr. Stafford, who has been night operator at
the depot, has been changed and now has
charge of the B. & M. station at Irondale,
about seven miles east of Denver. Mr. Ed.
P. Walters who has been in the Akron office
for several years as an assistant, has been pro
moted to night operator, and Mr. Forney of
Wray succeeding him.—Akron Press.
Hungry travelers now have an opportunity
of regaling the inner man at the new lunch
room of J. W. Trammell. Painters added the
finishing touches to the building this week and
the same was at once fitted up and occupied.
The establishment will be capably managed
by our erstwhile fellow citizen, H. L. Pitzer,
one of Mr. Trammell's employes who had been
serving him at Akron. It gives us pleasure to
note Harry’s return to our midst.—Oxford
The wide awake business men of Denver
are discussing a proposition of sending a com
mittee to Chicago during the fair to distribute
Colorado literature and direct the attention of
visitors to the Centenial state. They have
raised a fund of $40,000 ' and are negotiating
with the Burlington to run excursions for
them. A rate of one dollar for the round trip
is to be made to the people selected by the
committee as wishing to visit Colorado for the
purpose of making investments or to settle in
the state. This is one of the best schemes
that has lately come to our notice.—Akron
The new Columbian engine No. 999, of the
New York central, drew the Empire State ex
press from Syracuse to Buffalo, Sunday. East
of Syracuse the train had lost twenty-five min
utes on account of a foaming boiler, and it
left Syracuse twenty-three minutes late, leav
ing Rochester at 4:15,or twenty-eight minutes
late. Engineer Hogan set out to make up
part of this time between Rochester and Buf
falo, and while it had not been intended to
make any effort at special speed he broke all
known records in covering that section of the
road. The sixty-nine miles were traversed in
sixty-eight minutes, making an allowance for
the stop at Batavia. Between Loonerville
and Grimesville there is a level stretch of
track for five miles, and over this distance the
train sped in three and one-half minutes, or
at the rate of a mile in forty-two seconds.
Between Grimesville and the Forks one
mile was covered in thirty-five seconds, or at
the rate of too miles an hour. News of the
trip reached Buffalo before the train, and a
big crowd gathered to see it come in.
Mrs. Samuel Rogers returned on 6, Wednes
day, from her visit to relatives and friends up
Auditor W. P. Foreman was down from
Denver, early portion of the week, checking
up the boys.
Superintendent Campbell came home on 6,
Wednesday, from his visit to Denver on com
Miss Slabby, sister of Mrs. V. H. Solliday,
returned to her home at Red Cloud, Wednes
day evening on 6.
EngineeV Farrell and Fireman Murphy are
in seclusion for ten days for catching Dray
man Carl at the west end yard crossing, last
Engineer Brown is resting ten days for
spoiling the usefulness and symmetry of one
of the horses at the gravel pit above Wauneta*
Master Mechanic Archibald started out over
the western division on Monday morning
seeking whom he might decapitate. He had
many on the list.
The national meeting of railway surgeons
will be held in Omaha on May 23-25. Dr. Ft.
B. Davis, the company surgeon here, will
attend the meeting.
Tim Foley, Conductor on the Republican
City branch, is back from his vacation of two
or three weeks visiting in South Dakota and
numerous other points.
It is reported by the railroad men that with
the change of time card trains on this branch
will stop for dinner at Beaver City. It is hoped
that the report is true.—Tribune.
J. W. Trammell, present eating house man
ager, of Oxford, and Joe Swan, of Lincoln,
who had all the eating houses from Lincoln
to Denver in charge in the early days, were
city visitors on Wednesday.
Engineer and Mrs. G. A. Noren are enter
taining the latter’s sister-in-law Mrs. Munson
of Goffs, Kansas, who arrived in the city, last
night and will make quite a visit here, as well
as in Denver, Orleans and elsewhere.
The Relief Dept, report for March is out. It
gives accidents paid as 611,611.25; sickness
paid 69.357-00; total disbursements for the
month 833,020.75; number of cases of disability
carried over to April 606; total paid out since
Passenger train No. 4 on Tuesday after
noon carried a Southern Pacific baggage car
containing 12 head of horses from the stables
of McDonald, the millionaire horseman of
San Francisco. They were en route for St.
Louis. There was a complete outfit of jockeys,
stablemen, etc., with the car, together with
grain and bay for the string.
Station Agent Brown made a tiip over to
Beaver City on Monday to see his wife who is
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Forney. Their little
boy was taken severely sick shortly after her
arrival there but is much better now and they
will return in a few days. Ed made a round
trip from Arapahoe over to Beaver City on a
bicycle in two hours and one half.—Cambridge
J. W. Trammell and the fire insurance ad
justers of the various companies involved in
his loss in the burning of the eating house met
here, Wednesday, in an effort to adjust the
loss, which has been in dispute. However,
no settlement was arrived at, and we under
stand that Mr. Trammell will invoke the aid
of the law to compel the companies to pay the
Albert Guy, the chief official of the B. & M.
at Beaver City was in Benkelman on Saturday
for the purpose of proving up on a tree claim
he holds near Allston. He is looking well
and is the same big hearted mortal he was
when he recorded his signature on freight re
ceipts and jerked lightning for the Burlington
& Missouri in Benkelman in earlier days. He
seems to be basking in the sunshine of pros
perity at Beaver City.—Benkelman Bee.
Report of the Condition
Of the First National Bank at McCook, in the
state of Nebraska, at the close of business.
May 4th, 1893.
Loans and Discounts.5203,783.00
Overdrafts, secured and unsecured. 235.70
U. S. Bonds to secure circulation... 12.500.00
Due from approved reserve agents.. 50.890.55
Due from other National Banks. 358.04
Due from State Banks and bankers. 12,282.76
Banking-house, furnitHre and.
Other real estate and mortgages. ..
Current expenses and taxes paid_ 4,488.37
Checks and other cash items. 359.65
Bills of other banks. 505.00
Fractional paper currency, nickels
and cents. 88 40
Legal-tender notes. 2,278.00
Redemption fund with U. S. Treas
urer (5 per cent, of circulation)_ 562 50
Capital stock paid in.5 50,000.00
Surplus fund. 10,000.00
Undivided profits. 8,695.65
National Banknotes outstanding... 11.250 00
Individual deposits subject to check 94,766,26
Demand certificates of deposit. 118,023.30
Certified checks. 1,184.41
Due to State Banks and bankers_ 25,994.59
State of Nebraska, i ...
County of Red Willow, f
I, W. F. Lawson, cashier of the above named
bank, do solemnly swear that the above state
ment is true to the best of my knowledge and
belief. W. F. Lawson,
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 12th
day of May. 1893. P. A. Wells,
Correct—Attest: Notary Public.
Geo. Hocknell, 1
A. Campbell. i-Directors.
Frank Harris. 1
Chamberlain’s Eye & Skin Ointment.
A certain cure for Chronic Sore Eyes, Tetter,
Salt Rheum, Scald Head. Old Chronic Sores,
Fever Sores. Eczema, Itch, Prairie Scratches.
Sore Nipples and Piles. It is cooling and
Boothlng. Hundreds of cases have been cured
by It after all other treatment had failed. It
is put up in 25 and 50 cent boxes. For sale by
George M. Chenery. Nov.20-lyear.
Wraps & Suits.
!i. Lowman <S>‘ Sons',
Dry Goods, Carpets, Millinery
And Dress Making.
I’m a Plain, Blunt Man,
But I Know That
UP HILL WORK
For any Firm to
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C. W. KNIGHTS, PROP.
_^THE* COLUMBIAN ♦ SEASON >;
...Has been inaugurated bv...
with an immense new stock of
SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS.
Call and see this fine line before the
selection is broken.
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