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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (June 9, 1893)
TWELFTH YEAR. McCOOK, RED WILLOW COUNTY, NEBRASKA. FRIDAY EVENING. JUNE 9, 1893. NUMBER 3.
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Ot Trine! Hats
For Oie Week Oil;
At J. Allert Wells’.
To Be Close! Oit
Hepiless ot Cost
MISS LILLIAN COEY, 1
Designer and Trimmer.
J. ALBERT WELLS.
June 9, 1893.
' largain ! ouse.
S.“ oo '.ooo yds Challie at 5 cents.
“ST000*8 '.000 “ Gingham 5 cents.
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The Best $2.50 Shoe in the city.
We are HCTT * TI>TD T/^ TT'O To Cash
Making OLiUOiL T JL r\JLv_/XljO Buyers.
Our Grocery Stock is Complete
At All Times.
J3j§H3TRAW HATS NOW OPEN.
C. L. DeGROFF & CO.
GOING BAST—CENTRAL TIME—LEAVER.
No. 2, through psRgenger.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, loeal passstnger.10:00 P.M.
No. 73. freight. 5:30 P. M.
No. 149. freight, made up here. 6:00 A. M.
No. 175, aeeom., made up here. 4:00 A. M.
£3^“Notk:—No. 73 carries passengers for
Stratton, Ilenkeltmm and Haigler onlj’.
No. 175 Is for the Imperial branch.
The engineer and fireman of 83 were both
Tom McCarl has been enjoying a visit to
Denver, this week.
Some of the boys are kicking because they
can’t get a lay-off; others because they get
them too often.
Cheaper rates to the world’s fair are still
expected, but not an accomplished fact.
Engineer Finch is down from Denver after
237 which is in the shops for a complete
Lena Coy was up from Holdrege to witness
the commencement exercises, and visited Mc
Cook friends a few days.
A fence now encloses the old eating house
grounds, which in due time promises to be
come quite an attractive little park.
Supt. Campbell has sold the three lotes
noith of his residence to M. Altshuler, who
expects to build thereon in due time.
Roadmaster Joselyn of the Orleans branch
gravitated to the western division headquar
ters, Saturday, on business of his office.
Meeting of Free Masons, Omaha, June 14th
to 16th. Fare, one and a third rate for the
round trip, tickets onsale June 11-16 inclusive.
J. S. Young, who switches in the yards has
brought his wife from McCook and intends
making this place his future home.—Red
Mr. and Mrs. George Leming will leave for
Salt Lake City, Utah, last of next week, the
former to attend the telegrapher’s convention,
the latter to visit her parents.
Engine 83 from the Lyons branch which
was so badly mashed up recently in disputing
the right of way with No. 6 in Denver yards
is in the shops here being overhauled.
Charlie Ward came in Monday night from
visitjng in his old home in Ohio and the
world’s fair. He says that the only objection
he has to file is that there is entirely too much
to see. ,
In order that their employes may have an
opportunity to see the fair the Burlington has
classified the men, giving each class certain
dates within which to attend the great exposi
The passenger rate from here to Chicago
has been lowered a notch. Round trip tick
ets are now $28.62, and the one-way fare is
$17.60. To St. Louis the round trip rate is
$26, one way $17.
Tom Wilkinson’s ill fortune procured him a
rest of five days, first of this week. Tom says
that he would like to feel the thrill of pleasure
of being able to put in one complete and un
interrupted month, just once.
Harry Tyler arrived home on last Friday
night from visiting the world’s fair. The
family will remain there a while longer. He
reports the array of attractions as endless and
the exposition in general out of sight.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Thomas of Thomas,
Pennsylvania, arrived in the city, last Friday
and were the guests of Engineer and Mrs. J.
H. Moore until Monday afternoon. Mr.
Thomas is an extensive oil man in Washing
The contract has been let by the B. & M.
company to Kilpatrick Bros. & Collins for
the construction of their Sheridan branch
line from Sheridan, Wyoming, to Great Falls,
Montano, where connection will be had with
the Great Northern, which will give them a
through line from Chicago to the coast.
A new time card is announced to go into
effect on Sunday at noon. About the only
important changes in time will be in the run
ning of No. 4 and the Imperial train. No. 4
will then arrive here at about 7:35 mountain
time. The train for Imperial will leave at 8
and return at 6:30 o'clock, mountain time. A
very slight change will be made in one or two
Speaking of the graduates at the late com
mencement exercises of their high school the
Alliance Grip has this to say concerning the
former pupils of our city schools: “Misses La
Vaughn and Eda Phelan wore lovely empire
siiits of fine white China silk. White rose
buds and smilax. No city has ever shown a
graduating class of more good looking and
intelligent young ladies than were there pre
Two masked men held up a train on the
Burlington road at Nodaway station west of
Corning, WeSnesday night. They detached
the baggage and mail cars and compelled the
engineer and fireman to leave the engine and
ran it and the baggage and mail cars a few
miles down the track. Entering the baggage
car they asked the baggageman what train it
was. On being informed that it was only a
local passenger, they exclaimed with an oath
that “they were after the Denver express,” and
I here will be a speciel train from Hastings
to this point on Sunday.
Engineer J. I*. Heber and Charlie are visit
ing in Peoria, Illiinois, leaving for there on 2
Mrs.]. V. O’Connell and the family will
leave for Philadelphia, next Monday, on a
visit to her old home.
Miss Lila, daughter of Conductor G. M,
Weeks, of Hastiugs, was married to Mr.
James Conrad of Omaha, Wednesday morn
There is talk of abandoning Pacific Junc
tion as a division point and running all trains
through from Creston to Lincoln in the near
Grand Lodge E. & A.A. York Masons, Lin
coln June 10-16. Fare one and a third rate
for the round trip. Tickets on sale June 7-16
Eruximpnient Sons of Veterans, West Point,
Neb., June 12-15. Fare one and a third rate
for the round trip. Tickets on sale June 9-15
Fred Washburn is a lone widower these
piping corn days. The wife and baby and
sister were eastbound passengers on 6, Satur
8th annual meeting Nebraska Funeral Di
rectors association, Lincoln June 13-16. Fare
one and a third rate for the round trip. Tickets
on sale June 10-16 inclusive.
Al. Adams is visiting at this railroad head
quarters for a few days.
Brakeman Ulugh has resigned his position
on the B.& M. and has sought more congenial
Engineer Crosby is back on No. 141 and 142
with the 52, the former radiant with smiles
the latter with a new coat of paint.
No. 163 is not very heavy at present, but
when you get in on No. 164 you feel like seek
ing your downy couch and holding it down
for 24 hours.
Only one brakeman on the Orleans and St.
Francis mixed train now. This makes it pleas
ant for the crew when they get 15 or 20 box
cars between the engine and coaches.
W. S. Perry was looking over the Oberlin
branch on Tuesday. One of the station boys
at Oberlin asked if he was the new section
boss, when he got off the train at that place.
One of the section men left a tie on the
track a few days ago just to see if No. 13
would knock it off. Fortunately she did knock
it off and the said section man is looking for
a soft snap on a farm.
They are Dead.
A private telegram received here this morn
ing announces that both of County Clerk
Roper’s boys who were so fearfully burned
with phosphorous at Indianola, Wednesday,
died this morning. The affair is one of
profoundest sadness and every heart impul
sively goes out to Mr. Roper in his over
whelming affliction and great burden of grief.
The supreme court of the state of Nebraska
in the decision rendered by Justices Post and
Norval on Monday afternoon acquits Messrs,
Allen, Hastings and Humphrey of the charges
preferred in the impeachment cases, and now
it were perhaps just as well to drop this un
fortunate matter right here. The war is over.
The state officers involved have been exon
erated—Chief Justice Maxwell dissenting—
let us have Peace.
There is a probability that the opera house
project in connection with the A. O. U. W
temple building will not materialize on ac
count of lack of funds, and that it will be twc
stories high and be used for business anc
lodge purposes only. We sincerely hope thal
such may not be the case, as there is an im
perative demand here for a better and largei
opera house; while the need for more business
houses is not quite so urgent.
The bimetallist league held an interesting
session, Tuesday evening, and perfected ar
rangements for a thorough work of organiza
tion over the state. About a dozen new mem
bers were present last evening, including
Judge Broady, H. VV. Hardy, ex-Congress
man Laws, Representative Cornish and oth
Taylor’s elephants caused a lively runaway
over on east Dennison street, Wednesday
morning. The frightened horses run through
three fences in their mad flight.
Editor Rosewater and Chief Justice
Maxwell agree. Though important persons
they do not constitute a majoritv.
Edwin Booth, America’s greatest actoi
and tragedian, died Tuesday night at his
home in New York City.
The street commissioner has two bums
working on the streets today in balls anc
chains—an unusual sight.
Remember the elocutionary entertainmen
at the Lutheran church on Saturday evening
Admission 35 cents.
We understand the premium lists for th<
county fair are now ready for distribution.
Rev. and Mrs. W. C. Stevenson arrivet
home on No. I, Wednesday.
A daughter was bom to Mr. and Mrs. W
U. Jones, on Monday.
The Phonograph man have we still with us
Until further notice we will make
SPECIAL + PRICES
Men's, Ladies' and Children’s
Hosiery and Gloves.
ONE HUNDRED PIECES OF SUMMER
DRESS GOODS NOW ON THE ROAD TO
ARRIVE SOON. WAIT FOR THEM.
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I’m a Plain, Blunt Man.
But I Know That
UP HILL WORK
For any Firm to
ipt Sprii stt of Cliii
Tfi© EagteSrotftiuq House,
C. W. KNIGHTS. PROP. 47
j^tTHE* COLUMBIAN ♦ SEASONS
...Has been inaugurated by...
k with an immense new stock of
" P RING -AND SUMMER GOODS.
f Call and see this fine line before the
election is broken.
IKALSTEDT, • THE • LEADING • TAILOR,
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