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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (May 19, 1893)
ELEVENTH YEAR. McCOOK, RED WILLOW COUNTY, NEBRASKA. FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 19, 1893. NUIW
FINE TABLE LINEN, NAPKINS,
DOYLIES, FINE IRISH LINEN,
BUTCHER’S LINEN, EMBROID
ERY CRASH, LINEN TOWELS
AND STAMPED LINENS. ALSO
LINEN FLOSS IN ALL COLORS.
J. ALBERT WELLS.
I largain " ouse.
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 T pvCTT -h DDTPT7C To Cash
Making ULUuJ_j T ± l\10.tLO Buyers.
Our Grocery Stock is Complete
At All Times.
J^”STRAW HATS NOW OPEN.
C. L. DeGROFF & CO.
GOING EAST—CENTRAL TIME—LEAVES.
No. 2. through passenger.8:30 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..'. ..11:35P.M.
No. 5, local passscnger.10:00 P.M
No. 73, freight. 5:30 P. M.
No. 149, freight, made up here . 8:00 A. M.
No. 175, accom., made up here. 4:00 A. M.
S3f”NOTE:—No. 73 carries passengers for
Stratton, Benkelinan and Haigieronly.
No. 175 is for the Imperial branch.
No. 14 now stops at Orleans and Republi
Conductor llegenberger is ill and confined
to the house.
Resignations have been quite common'the
past week or two.
The number on the relief is unusually large
just now. No serious cases however.
Elmer Rowell was in eastern Nebraska, this
week, on business of a personal nature.
Mrs. M. Y. Starbuck will leave for Omaha,
tomorrow, to visit her daughter Mrs. George
Mrs. B. S. Marvin of Dead wood has gone
to Indianola on a visit to her parents—Alli
The boilermakers and some invited friends
held a picnic at Pat Walsh’s place on the
W. M. Irwin, wife and little son indulged
in a trip to Kearnry, Saturday on 6, returning
home on Monday night.
Since the new time card several engine
crews have been added to the railroad con
tingent of Red Cloud.—Argus.
Engineer Harry Tyler and family left on 2,
yesterday morning for Chicago, to take in the
fair for a few weeks and to visit the old home
Mrs. C. W. Keim and Mrs. J. F. Custer and
their children will leave for Blue Springs to
morrow on a two weeks’ visit to relatives and
Brakeman Ashbaugh came over from the
St. Francis line, last week to have his thumb
repaired which was injured in making a coup
ling at St. Francis.
T. J. Welliver, formerly with the Rock
Island out of Goodland, Kansas, is now on
the force of freight brakeman at this place,
arriving close ot last week.
Conductor J. H. Burns is having some hand,
some improvements made upon his dwelling
house, this week. A tasty porch and an addi
tion to the kitchen being on the list.
Wednesday morning, shortly after Frank
Williams’ mishap in the shops with a jack,
Roy Dixon lacerated one of his fingers badly
in an accident with a similar machine.
Conductor H. C. Brown of the western di
vision from McCook arrived Tuesday on a
visit to his brother Hugo. He will take in the
sights at Deadwood and Hot Springs before
returning home.—Alliance Grip.
Baptist Anniversaries, Denver, Colorado,
May 22 to 30th. A grand excursion of Pull
man sleepers will leave Chicago May 22d 8
o’clock p. m., and McCook May 23d 9:00 p. m.
Full reclining chair cars. Particulars in re
gard to rates given later.
The Tribune is pained to learn of death
of Engineer and Mrs. W. D. Mesler’s infant
son on Wednesday morning of indigestion.
They took the remains of the little one to
Denver, Wednesday night, for burial. They
have much sympathy expressed on all hands.
Railroad people report a big falling off
from expectations of the world’s fair business.
And this the Superior Journal says: The de
mand of the people is for a one fare round
trip ticket to Chicago. By this mode the rail
roads will haul fifty persons to the fair where
they will haul one at any rate above that
price. The solid fact is the people have made
up their minds that is enough for the round
trip on the first class cars. It is this or stay at
A meeting of the railway postal clerks who
make headquarters in this city, was held on
Tuesday afternoon in the office of Chief Butler
in the government building to make arrange
ments for the reception and entertainment of
the delegates to the convention of the railway
postal clerks of the Sixth division, which in
cludes Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and Wyoming,
to be held in this city June 6th and 7th. A
delegation of about 60, with their wives, are
expected£and the Lincoln boys are preparing
to give them a characteristic reception.—Call.
The management of Missouri lines of the
Burlington have inaugurated a new depart
ment and have added another office to those
already maintained in St. Joseph. They have
inaugurated an advertising and transportation
bureau for the Missouri lines, and the office
was opened yesterday. The object of the
office is to handle all of the newspaper and
advertising matter of the roads, and all con
tracts for the lines will be made there as
well as all transportation issued. Files of all
the newspapers will also be kept in that office.
The department has been placed under Al.
Martin, who will be assisted by Miss Nettie
M. Kilrrer. Mr. Martin is very popular with
newspaper men, and there is but little doubt
that he will not increase his ' rity ir \
A little girl of P. Judge has the scarlet fever.
Pireman Will Eaton lost a finger in an ac
cident at Hastings, Monday.
We regret to hear that one of George Pron
ger’s children has the scarlet fever.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrrs. William
Hyatt on Wednesday of this week.
Dick Carroll is laid up with a sprained ankle
received in jumping from his engine.
T. H. Ellis has a sore right hand, received
Saturday while examining an engine stack.
The jacket dropped on him.
Misses Ina Granger, Lulu Stingle and Rose
McGinley were passengers for Oxford, Tues
day evening on a brief visit.
John McDonald has given bonds to hold
his job as 11. & M. section foreman on the
“east end.”—Uenkelman News.
H. 1. Carey and family moved up from
Iloldrege, Monday, to make this headquarters
for the present, in the company’s employ.
Tourists rates have been placed at low fig
ures by the B. & M. from McCook to Hot
Springs, S. D., DeacUvood and Sheridan for
the round trip. Good for 90 days.
Mr. Robertson has resigned his position as
station agent of the B. & M. at Haigler to at
tend medical college. A man from South
Dakota succeeds Mr. Robertson.—Haigler
Engineer E. S. Reid’s family moved to Ox
ford, Tuesday morning on 2, and will make
their home there in future, his run being on
13 and 14, 15 and 16, between Oxford and
Eiank Williams broke the little finger of his
left hand, Wednesday morning, in an acci
dent in the shops. The doctor fears it will
have to be amputated, as the bone protruded
from the broken member.
The dining car which formerly laid over at
Oxford makes its terminal point here since
the new time card was given the public last
Sunday. As a result of the change, the car
repairer’s force has been reduced at Oxford.
Messrs. Treal and Kehel being transferred to
Mrs. Cook, mother of Mrs.T. G. Rees, died
at McCook, Saturday last at 10 o’clock
p. m. and was buried the following Monday
afternoon. She was 82 years old at the time
of her death. She formerly lived here with
her son while he was station agent of the Bur
The prospects for a general rate war be
tween Missouri river points and Chicago are
daily becoming more apparent. While a bitter
war would have a disastrous effect upon the
roads, there is a wide spread feeling through
out the west that the present special rates to
the Chicago are unreasonably high. A one
fare rate for the round trip would be more
gracefully and gratefully accepted.
The annual meeting of the stockholders of
the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy railroad
was held in Chicago Wednesday. All the
officers and the old board of directors were
unanimously re-elecled. The report of Presi
dent Perkins showed the road to be a most
satisfactory condition, the net eornings for ihe
year being 83,339,886, an increase of 8785,401.
The surplus is now 8801,781, an increase of
8154,080. Dividends paid during the year
amounted to 83,819,922.
810 EXCURSION TO SHERIDAN, WYO.
Round trip tickets to Sheridan, Wyoming,
will be on sale Tuesday, May 30th, at the low
rate of ten dollars at all Burlington Route
stations from Nebraska City to Lincoln and
from Lincoln to Oxford, as well as all points
north thereof. Equally reduced rates will ap
ply from stations south and east of the line
designated. Special train leaves Lincoln at
at 12:20 noon, May 30th. For further informa
tion see large bills or inquire of the local
Ask Jack Curran if he has seen any world’s
Operator Kirk expects to go from here to
Mr. Hahn is acting agent at Long Island
during the regular agent’s absence.
Operator Long of this place has resigned
his key and has gone to the D. & R. G.
Clausen’s bridge gang are working hard to
improve the bridges between Republican and
Last Saturday witnessed one of the heaviest
rains seen for many days between Almena
The St. Francis stock express of Tuesday
last had 27 loads of stock,—and yet they say
the stock is all gone.
Charles Milton is twisting wheels for Con
ductor Benjamin in place of Cox, who is serv
ing a sentence of ten days.
Agent Mallery of Oronoque went to Oberlin
on Tuesday evening and got a shave and hair
cut. Good for you, Will.
Conductor Tim Foley has returned to his
run on Nos. 141 and 142. His usual beaming
smile is fqmished at no cost to passengers.
The citizens of Norton have petitioned for
No. 164 to run two and one-half hours later
than at present. May they gain their prayer.
Harris Brothers are shelling all their com
on the branches and in consequence the boys
are having a corresponding amount of grief.
H. C. Brown has returned from his trip to
Alliance, Hot Springs and to other places in
northern Nebraska and South Dakota. He
reports a pleasant trip.
Conductor Benjamin and Miss Lillian Gree
went to witness the marriage of his brc*’
Al, but on account of postponement r
feremony, i-’ ’ ooir '
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And Dress Making.
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