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Used in Millions of Homes—40 Years the Standard
Mrs. Herman Parte is confined to bed
with an attack of inflammatory rheuma
A promising boy made his appearance
at the Noble residence, on Sunday morn
Work has been inaugurated on the J.
W. Hupp residence on north Manchester
street, this week.
On the first day of May MissN. Shaffer
will open a kindergarten school at 302
Marshal Street. Tuition reasonable.
Call and inspect Kalstedt’s immense
stock of new goods. The finest selection
ever exhibited in the city. Don’t wait
until the line is broken.
There has been no cause for complaint
of lack of water since Supt. Meeker has
been given the enforcement of the water
ordinance. None whatever. All are
getting a full allowance, all the time.
Charley Young, a “young” Chinese
laundryman, has applied for full citizen
ship papers. He took out his first papers
at Indianola, while living at McCook and
cast his first vote,—democratic—in Red
Willow county in 1886. He won’t make
a bad citizen eitlier.-Hastings Democrat.
The new Nebraska state band, autho
rized by the legislature, made its first
appearance last Saturday evening and
delighted the thousands who saw and
listened to it. It is a matter of public
congratulation that this city is headquar
ters for the official state band that will
be an organization soon known beyond
the confines of the state.—Lincoln Call.
Mr. Hunter, the advance man of F. J.
Taylor’s show, which gave such splendid
satisfaction here last summer, was here
yesterday arranging for the appearance
of the show again this season. Mr. Hun
ter assures us that the show is very much
larger and finer than it was last year,and
promises us a highly satisfactory per
formance on June 7th.
This week C. F. Babcock sold his
handsome residence property on corner
Dodge and Madison streets to W. H. Ed
wards for$3,500, possession to be given on
the 15th of June. Mr. Babcock will tem
porarily occupy rooms in his brick block,
•which will be shortly vacated by U. G.
Mosher who will occupy the dwelling
soon to be vacated by J. T. Bullard in
the nytheastern part of the city.
The B. & M. meat market has just put
in an Acme patent cooling room which
has no equal in this section of Nebraska.
It is large, convenient and is constructed
on scientific principles, and meats are
kept cold and solid as long as may be
desired. It is a splendid addition to their
fine equipment and largely increases
their storage and cooling facilities.
J. F. Ganscliow may now be
found in liis Elegant New
Quarters in tlie Union Block,
where he is exhibiting one of
the finest and largest stocks of
LADIES’ and CHILDRENS’
SLIPPERS to be seen in
Southwestern Nebraska. Re
member the “Old Reliable”
when you need anything in
the shoe line. His goods and
prices are always right. Be
sure to remember that he has
removed to the Union Block
and is now located in the old
Lytle store room.
The genial assessor is ascertaining the
extreme poverty of the people.
George J. Burgess and family occupied
the Ed Kane dwelling, first of the week.
A furnished room to rent on south
Madison street. Inquire at The Trib
une at once.
It is luxury to get firm, cool meats at
this season of the year. The B. & M.
meat market has them.
At the Harris Hardware you can get a
Sewing Machine a good one from $20 to
$45 with the company’s guarantee for
We regret not receiving the copy for
the district court proceedings in time for
publication this issue; but will give it
complete and officially next.
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The Sutton Register remembers Mc
Cook as being the city wherein is pub
lished “one of the comeliest weeklies in
Nebraska—the McCook Tribune.”
The band gave the first of their open
air concerts, Saturday night, to a delight
and numerous audience. None of the
boys have lost their cleverness or cun
E. C. Ballew expects shortly to open
an office in rear of the First National
bank for abstracting, real estate loanirig
etc. P. A. Wells will occupy other
Sunday evening, H. H. Berry, justice
of the peace, united in marriage Frank
W. Bennett and Rhoda A. Cooper, both
of this city, at residence of the bride’s
parents in south McCook.
The Benkelman News will please ob
serve 'that the decision of the district
court in the Red Willow county-seat con
test was in favor of McCook, and not of
Indianola, as stated last week.
The Walker versus Elliot case came up
before Spuire Berry on Monday for the
fourth time, but was dismissed. Elliot
was charged with stealing lumber from
Walker’s house during the owner’s ab
sence from the county in 1890.
Last Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. John Rum
mer invited in a large company of neigh
bors and friends to help them celebrate
the twenty-fifth anniversary of their
marriage. A most bountiful table was
spread, and all enjoyed tliemseves im
mensely. They received quite a number
of handsome presents from the guests,
who hope to be able to celebrate with
them their golden wedding in due time.
The young man who sows wild oats
will not enjoy himself worth speaking of
when he comes to garner the sheaves in
after years. Any sort of a crop is better
as an investment, though none is surer
of big returns, such as they are. Wild
oats, my son, will make a straight man
crooked, the strong feeble, the bright
stupid and the pure unclean and repul
sive. The harvest is sorrow and remorse
unspeakable. What ever else you sow,
don’t tamper it with wild oats. “Re
member now thy Creator in the days of
thy youth,” and let the oat crop out on
shares. If the thing must be sown let
somebody else do it.
Superintendent Goudy has sent the
teachers of the state the following: At
tention is called to the arrangement for
the state examinations as outlined below.
It is the intention of the department to
hold four examinations for professional
certificates within the present term of
office. The first of the series will be
held on June 13 and 14, 1S93. The sec
ond will be held on Monday and Tues
immediately preceeding the annual meet
ing of the state teacher’s association,
1893. The third will be held 011 June
12 and 13, 1S94. The fourth of the series
will be held on Monday and Tuesdaj- im
mediately preceeding the annual meet
ing of the state teacher’s association in
F. J. Taylor’s magnificent circus and
menagerie put in an appearance at this
place on Tuesday as advertised, perform
ing in the afternoon and evening to fair
audiences, yet not such as their merit
deserved, as the verdict of the public is
unanimous in according them the honor
of being the best performers, having the
largest and finest animals, the nicest and
fattest lot of horses and ponies, the neat
est and best equipped and arranged can
vass and seats, together with the most
gentlemanly appearing attaches, ever
found traveling, with similar establish
ments in the western states. They are
justly entitled and should receive the
generous patronage of the public at large
and we trust in the future at least while
exhibiting in Nebraska, such may be
their good fortune.—Nelson (Neb.) Her
ald. At McCook June 7th, 1893.
The early vegetables will come late
There is some talk of the establishment
of another bank in our city.
Dr. A. T. Rice has purchased the Tib
bie dwelling in north McCook.
Uncle Cy and his wormy old chestnnt
worked the Hastings papers, last week.
Teander Goodro was in Benkelman,
close of last week, prosecuting a claim
$150 against Joseph Robidoux, the mer
Dr. E. T. Waters moved his household
goods here, yesterday, preparatory to
occupying his new dwelling on north
We learn that the Indianola people
have secured the services of Judge Reese
of Lincoln in presenting their appeal be
fore -the state supreme court.
Wanted:—Pupils to take a course in
short hand. Evening class begins May
first from 7 to 9 o’clock P. M. Three
doors east of Commercial hotel.
The article on “Primitive Western
Houses” which appears in this issue is
from the graceful pen of John Cordeal,
and first appeared in Harper’s Weekly.
A splendid shower visited the section
of country lying southeast of the city,
Saturday afternoon. The rain did not
come as far north as the river, however.
Light local showers prevailed in the
county also on Sunday.
He is a most miserable failure who can
not afford to take his home paper. The
greatest trouble in this respect is to find
out which of the many papers is the best,
excepting here in Red Willow county
where everybody admits The Tribune
is in the lead.
It will take exactly $15.10 of a visitor’s
money to see all the side shows and spe
cial exhibits, which added to the regular
admission fees foot up $15.60, besides
which there are nine special exhibits,
the price of admission to which have not
yet been fixed.
Street Commissioner Spotts put down
a stone crossing on Main between Denni
son and Dodge, this week, in order to
test the durability of the stone from
Troxel’s quarry. If it proves hard enough
it will make a cheap material out of
which to construct crossings.
A slight accident occurred at the pump
house, Saturday afternoon, which at one
time threatened to give them consider
able trouble. But by dint of hard work
the pumps were set in motion about two
o’clock Sunday morning again, and a
good supply maintained throughout the
Mr. Noland who came out here about
a year ago from New York City but who
has recently been at McCook, has pur
chased Mrs. Etnier’s stock of groceries.
He will put in a fresh stock and continue
the business at the old stand. We wish
him success and believe that he has a
good business opening.—Akron Republi
The Tribune would be glad to have
the proper officers or members of the
various secret societies of the city furnish
it with such items of interest in reference
to their societies as may properly be
made public. A short item each week
from each society would be read with
interest by the members of the other so
cieties, who have no other means of
knowing what the societies of the city to
which they do not belong are doing.
Commissioners Graham and Young
were in this section of the county, last
Friday, viewing the proposed Carson
road, southwest of the city, which has
been long in controversy. The probabil
ities are that they will not recommend
the establishment of the road asked for,
on account of the expense to make said
highway, and for other reasons, but will
recommend a road leading from the Car
son place southeast to connect with a
good road already established. This, of
course, in not satisfactory to Mr. Carson,
who has long sought deligently to secure
a road on the line prayed for, without
Little Frances Ritchie and Lillian
Campbell had a runaway experience on
Sunday afternoon, which although re
markably fortunate in its results, they
will never wish to duplicate. Mr. and
Mrs. Jacob Ball had driven in from the
farm and were enjoying a Sunday dinner
at T. B. Campbell’s, their horse being
tied to a post in front of the residence.
While the grown folks were at dinner,
the two little girls above named untied
the horse and got into the vehicle, bent
on having a drive. The animal is of
runaway proclivities, and soon started
on a run, the speed being increased by
screams of terror uttered by the fright
ened girls. On the slope in the north
eastern part of the city the little ones
were thrown out, and the runaway con
tinued its wild career as far east as S. P.
Hart’s farm. Other than a few cuts and
bruises the little ones received no injur
ies, and the animal and topless buggy
came out of the marvelously fortunate
accident without any damage to speak
of. The horse is the same animal which
ran away with John McAdams, some
weeks since, and injured him quite
A Distinct Success.
The May inusicale given in the opera
hall, last Friday evening, by the Dorcas
society of the Congregational church,
was a delightful affair, and was enjoyed
by a large and appreciative audience.
The program was slightly long, but the
various parts were rendered meritorious
ly and to the evident enjoyment of all.
The several efforts of Reizenstein's or
chestra were splendid as usual.
The empire drill by eight girls in white
and the same number in red empire gar
ments was decidedly pretty, and they
went through the evolutions in good
form, under the orders of Miss Ona
Grace Strasser and Judd Kay made a
decided hit of their piano duet, a portion
of which they had to repeat in reponse
to loud and continuous applause.
“Where is Heaven” was very sweetly
rendered by Mrs. C. B. Gray.
H. P. Sutton’s cornet solo was up to
his usual high standard of excellence.
The twenty little folks wound the May
pole with charming effect.
The serenade club acquitted themselves
with credit upon their first appearance
before a McCook audience.
Amy Stasser and Norma Noble played
their difficult piano duet very effectively.
The “Courting of Mother Goose” was
a pleasing diversion, and the eighteen
costumed characters each and all ap
F. A. Pennell won new laurels in his
taking baritone solo.
The quartette rounded off the evening’s
program with much merriment.
Tke entire affair reflects much credit
upon the performers, as well as the ladies
of the society.
R. M. Snavely, formerly county at
torney here, now located in Denver, had
the pleasure of seeing his name in print
in Saturday’s Denver papers. While re
turning to his home at a late hour Friday
night he was knocked down and robbed
of $12.50, but the thieves did not take
his watch. Though badly bruised Mr.
Snavely was not seriously injured. We
are indebted to Robert Welborn, of Den
ver for this item.—Indianola Courier.
Elmer, the 18-year-old son of Eugene
Dunham, died on Monday morning of
typhoid fever, after a very brief illness.
The funeral was held on Tuesday after
noon, interment being made in Long
view cemetery. The parents and family
have great sympathy in their sudden be
The convention sermon was delivered
by Rev. W. C. • Stevenson of McCook,
one of Evangelist Moody’s converts. Mr.
Stevenson’s sermon was a spiritual treat
in every respect, and was listened to
with the greatest attention by a crowded
The Columbia Bicycles made by the
Pope Mfg. Co. of Boston are the best on
earth, and the best is always the cheapest
in bicycles. Call or drop a postal for
catalogue. A. J. Beecher, Agent.
Miss Carrie Ashmore formerly with
the Red Willow County Bank of this
place, but lately a resident of Colorado,
has accepted a position with the Bank
of Wauneta.—Indianola Courier.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Dolan of Indianola
and Mr. Orson Hager of Bear City, Ar
kansas, are the guests of E. C. Burkett
today. Mr. Hager is en route to Cripple
The case of Mr. Altshuler versus Mr.
Meeker comes up before Squire Berry,
this afternoon, over the old vexed water
You can buy meats at the B. & M. mar
ket now just as cold and as solid as in
winter time. Trv them for a nice steak.
Tuesday morning Bred and Glenn Car
ruth successfully launched their sail boat
on the bosom of the classic Driftwood.
Lost—A small gray cloth cape, with
navy blue ribbon bow. Finder please
return to this office.
The Lincoln Land Co. has just recently
paid their McCook taxes. It was a mat
ter of about $3,000.
Wanted—By a young gentleman a
neatly furnished room. Address H. S.,
The patent carpet stretcher man is
doing a land office business in the city,
Heaven is only a step from the peni
tent sinner, but millions of miles from
Nothing does less honor to the cause
of God than a Christian with a long face.
The next session of the county com
missioners will be held on June 13th.
A daughter made an appearance at the
home of Charles Kaley, this morning.
A large addition to St. Patrick’s par
sonage is well under way, this week.
There are $35,000 delinquent personal
taxes in Red Willow county.
The case against Mr. Meeker was dis
missed at the city’s expense.
A daughter was born to Rev. and Mrs.
Buettex on Wednesday.
Ride a Columbia. A. J. Beecher, Agt.
Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov’t Report
PEOPLE YOU KNOW.
Banker O. Frost of Bartley was a capi
tal city visitor, Monday.
Grant F'ox lias been visiting Wymore
relatives and friends, the past week.
Sheriff Banks circulated among the
people of the metropolis on Saturday.
Squire Fisher was down from Wauneta,
Wednesday night on business matters.
County Supt. Bayston visited the pub
lic schools of our city, Tuesday of this
M. N. Eskey was a passenger on 6,
Wednesday evening, for Chicago, from
C. W. Knights spent the early days of
the week in Denver, going up on No. I,
C. W. Barnes of the Times-Democrat
entertained his father from Indianola,
Mr. Tuttle was here from Omaha, first
of the week, collecting for the Winona
Colonel Gage the genial Franklin
banker, viewed our increasing glory,
Tom Floyd, the fighting editor of the
Trenton Register, was a pilgrim hither,
Mrs. Munson went up to Denver, Mon
day, on a short visit, returning here on
6, Wednesday evening.
Lawyer A. B. Taylor of Imperial spent
Monday evening in the city. He was en
route to Denver on a visit.
L. A. Hurlburt has gone to Guthrie,
Oklahoma, to engage in business. His
family will follow shortly.
Miss Nora Statler came down from
Trenton, last week, and expects to re
main here through the summer.
Editor Kelley of the Chase County
Champion had business at commercial
headquarters on Monday evening.
Editor Andrews of the Benkelman Bee
sojouned briefly in the valley’s metropo
lis, Tuesday afternoon and evening.
Dr. B. B. Davis left on 2, Tuesday
morning, for Nebraska City, to attend
the 25th annual meeting of the Nebraska
state medical association.
E. L. Rohlf, a registered pharmacist of
Des Moines, Iowa, is now behind the
prescription case at McMillen’s drug
store. Mr. Burke, late clerk, thinks of
going on the road.
Colonel Bob Williams of the Stratton
Herald was in the city, last Friday after
noon, on his way to view the marvels of
the world’s fair, and to visit old time Il
linois friends and scenes.
Captain R. O. Phillips was up from
Lincoln, Wednesday, on business con
nected with the various real estate,water
works and irrigation projects he has in
hand up the valley. He went down the
road on 6, same afternoon.
Prof. Rowland of Indianola was a city
visitor, Saturday, circulating freely
among his independent friends. It is
just quite possible that the Professor is
erecting a few poles in his back yard in
the fond hope that lightning may strike
one of them in the fall. “I don’t know?”
John F. Collins arrived from Salt Lake
City, last Friday evening. His two
little daughters accompanied him and
will remain here, the guest of their sister
Mrs. Larry McEntee, until their father’s
return from Chicago, whither he went
Wednesday of this week, to see the fair,
and to attend the meeting of the Catho
lic Knights of America.
Edgar Howard, the clever and debon
air editor of the Papillion Times, spent a
short while in the city, Tuesday on his
way home from Benkelman where he
has been looking after his interests. The
Colonel carries a cane and is somewhat
lame, the result of an accidental shoot
ing, but his charming drawl of voice is
unimpaired, and his good right arm
wields a facile pen full of acidity when
occasion demands. The Colonel also
enjoys the distinction of being a money
making newspaper man.
Mrs. A. \V. Thomas of Utah, Ills.,
died at her home Friday night, May 12,
from a protracted illness caused by
measles, aged 77 years and 8 months.
She was the mother of Miss A. H.
Thomas of this city, R. H. Thomas of
Indianola and Mrs. H. M. Blackfan of
Alliance precinct. Miss Thomas closed
up her business affairs here a year ago in
order to go back to the old home and as
sist her parents in their declining years,
and has been with them since that time.
Mrs. Thomas spent a short time in Mc
Cook while visiting her children three
years ago last fall.
James Harris' young sou is down with
an attack of lever.
Mrs. Will Critser went east on No. 6,
Barber Oscar Bly is also on the sick
list, this week.
J. A. Elwood is suffering from an at
tack of erysipelas.
J. A. Cordeal was in Lincoln, Wednes
day, on business.
Joseph Reisenstein spent a few days in
Omaha, this week.
Mr. and Mrs. F. J. McHenry have
moved to Atlantic, Iowa.
A. H. Burdick is around after quite
a protracted tussle with erysipelas.
Sheriff and Mrs. Banks were numbered
among the chief city's guests, Wednesday.
C. T. Brewer and W. J. Orchard were
in Indiauola, Wednesday on stock busi
Dr. B. B. Davis is corresponding sec
retary of the Nebraska medical associa
They expect to commence on the ex
cavation for the A. O. U. W. temple next
U. G. Mosher entertained his brother
and bride from Salida, Kansas, early
days of the week.
Miss Marie Walters and Rose Lee, of
McCook were visitors in the city Sunday
J. K. Cochran has formed a partner
ship with a gentleman named Martin
(formerly of Orleans) at .Salt Lake City.
Frank II. Spearman went in to Omaha
on Tuesday evening to look after his dis
tillery interests, and is expected home
A man about forty years of age, whose
name we have not been able to learn,
died at the home of his father about
twenty miles southwest of the city,
first of the week, from consumption.
Rev. and Mrs. S. A. Crosby will leave
tomorrow for Egan, near Lincoln, where
he will engage in the work of the minis
try. They have the fondest wishes of
many admiring friends in this portion
of the state. •
W. H. Van Horn started for home on
Tuesday but w’as called back from Lin
coln by a telegram announcing the death
of a young son who has been living with
his brother Ed on the farm about fifteen
miles northwest of here. The cause of
death was inflammation of the bowels—
i resulting it is supposed from the kick of
District Court Filings.
J. Lowell Moore vs. Sarah E. Gerver,
et al, equity, May 8, 1893.State of
Nebraska vs. E. W. Cunningham, et al,
forgery, May 9th, 1893.State of Ne
braska vs. E. W. Cunningham, et al,
forgery, May nth, 1893.Anglo
American Land & Mortgage Agency vs.
Joseph E. Ohlson, et al, equity, May 13,
1893.B. Lombard, Jr., et al vs. Jo
seph E. Ohlson, et al equity, May 13th,
1893.Francis E. Schoonover vs.
Joseph Saunders, et al, appeal, May 13th
Sealed bids will be received at the office
of C. J. Ryan for the excavation for the
A. O. U. W. Temple building until
Wednesday, May the 24th, at 12 M.
Building committee reserves the right to
reject any or all bids.
C. J. Ryan, <
C. T. Brewer, - Com.
U. J. Warren, )
Notice to Debtors.
I have sold my interest in the Marsh
& Clark livery barn to Ben Bowen. All
accounts made before May 1st are payable
to me. I desire their prompt settlement,
that unnecessary expense may be saved
all owing me. D. C. Marsh.
If you receive a “sample copy’’ of this,
issue you will know it is sent free, with
a design upon your good will and to
whet your desire to get a copy every
week; all of which may be assured you
by sending us your name and the request.
Try it. _
Money to Loan
On farm or city property at 4 per cent,
for five years or 2jy per cent, for ten
years. Principal payable in installments.
I. T. Benjamin.
Bring in your eggs. We want t2,ooo
dozen within next ten days. McCook
Produce Co. 6 doors west of McEntee
Eggs: Eggs! Eggs’.
McCook Produce Co. pat’ cash for eggs.
Highest market price. 6 doors west of
Corn is coming along nicely.
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