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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (June 16, 1893)
TWELFTH YEAR. McCOOK, RED WILLOW COUNTY, NEBRASKA. FRIDAY EVENING. JUNE 16, 1893. NUMBER 4.
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Of Trine! Hats
For One Week Only
At J. Albert Wells’
To Be Close! Ont
Heiariess of Cost.
MISS LILLIAN CORY,
Designer and Trimmer.
J. ALBERT WELLS.
Bargain ' ouse.
The^saie on '-Ooo yds Challie at 5 cents.
We wm offer. i,ooo Gingham 5 cents.
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The Best $2.50 Shoe in the city.
We are pT TPITO To Cash
Making OJ—i'WO JZj T ± 1l10J_jO Buyers.
Our Grocery Stock is Complete
At All Times.
jSp’STRAW HATS NOW OPEN.
C. L DeGROFF & CO.
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GOING EAST—CENTRAL TIME—LEAVES.
No. 2, through passenger.6:30 A. M.
No. 4. local passenger.8:45 P.M.
No. 6, through passenger.4:10 P. M
No. 78, freight .9:00 A. M.
No. 144, freight, made up here.»:30 A. M.
No. 148, freight, mnde up here.5:00 A. M.
GOING WEST—MOUNTAIN TIME—LEAVES.
No. 1. ttirough passenger .11:30 A. M.
No. 3, through passenger.11:35P.M.
No. 5, local passsengor.10:00 P.M.
No. 73, freight.5:30 P.M.
No. 140, freight, made up here. 6:00 A. M.
No. 175. accom., made up here. 8:00 A. M.
t38t"NOTE:—No. 73 carries passengers for
Stratton, Henkelman and HHigleronly.
No. 175 is for the Imperial branch.
No. 4 lias a sleeper from McCook.
No. i was three hours shy, Wednesday.
The pay checks boomed trade and settle
Mrs. Jacob Burnett and son Orville went
down to Hastings, Wednesday evening.
Oscar Yargerwas up from Holdrege,yester
day, on a visit to the family and friends.
Fireman and Mrs. Henry Gaughreau are
rejoicing over a recent addition to their family
Engineer and Charlie Heber arrived home,
first of the week, from their visit in Illinois.
Machinist and Mrs. Joe Smith are looking
after the comfort and welfare of a fine boy
There will not be any excursion rates from
the west to Chicago until after August first at
Mis. F. M. Phillips of McCook is visiting
the family of Agent Semands at Edgemont.—
An extra was run from Hastings to this
point on Sunday, arriving here about 2:30 in
Four carloads of California horses passed
through this place on 4, Sunday evening, for
the St. Joe races.
H. G. Terrill was up from the farm north
of Cambridge, Wednesday, seeing to some
j business matters here.
Conductor V. H. Solliday has a large addi
tion to his dwelling house on north Main
street well under way.
We understand that Conductor J. H. Burns
has acquired property and will build him a
residence this summer.
Engineer and Mrs. A. Snyder departed on
2, Sunday morning, for Pittsfield, Mass., on a
visit. They will also take in the big fair.
Mrs. Frank Kendlen and her mother Mrs.
Stevens of Hastings who is visiting here, ar
rived home, Sunday on 6 from their visit to
John Shafer and Chris Schlect are both
suffering from injuries to their feet, the form
er being hurt on a hand car, the latter by a
falling steel rail.
Mrs. J. W. Holliday was a passenger on 2,
Tuesday morning for Lincoln, where she will
visit two or three weeks. Her brother Frank
Rockwell accompanied here to his home.
The C. W. Davis residence property was sold
by S. H. Colvin, this week, to Captain John
Archibald for §1,300 cash. The captain will
at once erect another house on the property,
which consists of two lots.
A sleeper is now brought in on No. 5 and
is side-tracked here until the following evening
when it goes east attached to No. 4. Three
sections of the sleeper are reserved for Mc
Cook, which is a pleasing concession.
Passenger conductors now make one run
east and then go west, and so on, instead of
making three consecutive runs each way be
fore changing, as heretofore. This gives the
boys a longer lay-off—almost twenty-four
Tuesday afternoon as JJo. 6 approached the
city, a piece of slag ballast penetrated the air
hose, stopping the train. They were delayed
a few minutes while doing the “bleeding” act
before they could pull into the station. It was
a slight but peculiar and unusual accident.
Dr. E. H. Waters came up from McCook,
Saturday night. He caught his three broncos
which were left with Mr. Van Meter, borrowed
a saddle and bridle, and pulled out on horse
back for home, through the rain, on Sunday.
The',“dock” is a rustler of the first water, and
don’t you forget it.—Stockville Faber.
McCook was treated to another passing
breeze of royalty Friday. Privy Councilor
Zimmerman of the Prussion university of pub
lic works and a party of Imperial German
railway officials passed through in a special
car over the Burlington. Their mission was
looking up railroad business generally in this
country and also in investigating public works
The state board of equalization,consisting of
Governor Crounse, Auditor Moore and State
Treasurer Bartley, has completed its work of
assessing the railroad property in this state and
Monday afternoon the figures were given to
the public. The sleeping and dining cars are
assessed for a certain uumber of miles run in
the state. They are assessed at 83,000 per car.
The Burlington & Missouri, main line, 191.51
miles is assessed at 81 i/"T> per mile; the Union
Pacific, main line, 467.22 is assessed at 811,000
per mile; the other roads range from 83,000 to
S6.000 per mile. There are 5,534.82 miles of
road in the state, assessed at 828,573,058, an
average of 85,192.42 per mile. Of telegraphs
there are 292,977 miles, assessed at 8192,951.10.
The sleeping and dining cars are assessed at
894,684.63, a total assessment of railroad pro
perties of 828,860,693.73.
Conductor A. E. Owen’s wife is visiting in
A fine boy baby was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Charlie Williams on Wednesday.
Auditor W. P. Foreman came down from
Denver, Wednesday evening, on business of
1 im Foley of the Oberlin branch attended
the memorial services held here on Sunday by
the K. of P. boys.
Mr. and Mrs. A. McG. Robb arrived in the
city, Wednesday, from Omaha, and are the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Stiles.
T. G. Rees, A. Snyder and E. C. Ballew
attended the grand lodge meeting, A. F. and
A. M., in Omaha, first of the week.
The problem of low rates to the world’s fair
may yet be solved for the west and northwest
by Mr. Hill’s new road, the Great Northern.
That astute manager realizes that low rates
will prove a trump card foi his new line, and
he seems determined to play it for advertising
Herbert W. Miller died on No. 2, Monday
morning, just as the train was approaching
Akron. '1 here was nothing about him to
identify him. His ticket and check indicated
that this city was his destination. Nobody
here, however, seems to know anything about
the dead man. His remains were turned over
to the authorities at Akron.
At Holdrege on Wednesday of this week
Mr. Alonzo G. Coplen of this place and Miss
Bessie M. Burr of Holdrege were united in
the holy bonds of wedlock, in the presence of
relatives and near friends. They will be at
home in our city alter the l8th. The groom
is employed in the superintendent’s office here.
1 HE 1 ridune wishes them happiness and
prosperity in their new estate.
A Sioux City paper, in discussing the radical
reduction in freight rates recently announced
by the Great Northern system, draws the con
clusion that the Union and Southern Pacific
roads, being unbale to meet the reduction, will
be forced into liquidation. It then proceeds
to warn the country to prepare itself for the
catastrophe. 1 here is nothing in the situation
to warrant such dismai forebodings. Neither
the Union Pacific nor Southern Pacific has
complained over the reduction which is now
generally between the coast and Chicago, and
both seem to be meeting the new rates with
Mrs. J. W. Holliday gave a very pleasant
farewell party, last Friday evening, in honor
of her brother Frank Rockwell. A large
company of I' rank’s friends were invited in
and helped to make the occasion happy and
interesting. 1 he following were present:
Arthur Douglass, Charles McManigal, Willie
McManigal, Earl Ludwick, Frank Fitch,Willie
Brown, James O’Niel, Bert Beyer, William
Walters, Roy Smith, Harry Chapin, Don
Thomas, May Stuby, Mary Chapin,
Gussie Plummer, Stella Norvai, Olive Rit
tenhouse, Pearl Brewer, Edith Oyster, Ethel
Oyster, Maud Doan, Edna Dixon, Mae How
ard, Effie Howard, Grace Bomgardner, Gertie
Bomgardner, Hattie Bomgardner, Grace Fer
guson, Maud VanSickle.
Messenger Lawrence is taking a vacation of
a few days.
Ah, there, Tim, where did you get those ice
Brakeman Adams has gone to Alliance to
work under Trainmaster Birdsell.
Ask Brakeman Wright why he told the
sheriff that he was from Missouri.
JConductor Guiltner relieved Conductor
Benjamin on Monday the 12th on account of
the latter’s marrage.
Conductor Moench and Miss Maud Bodien
of Orleans were married last week and started
on a tour to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
and will return by a different route.
Married, at the residence of the bride’s
parents, T. W. Benjamin and Miss Lillian E.
Green, at high noon on Wednesday, the 14th
instant. The bridal couple took No. 142 at 4:55
P. M. for Chicago and other eastern points.
W. R. Starr was up from Indianola,
yesterday, on business of the law.
Mrs. J. S. LeHew left on Wednesday
for an extended visit in Illinois and Wis
C. J. Ryan arrived home, on Tuesday,
from his sojourn among the wonders at
the great exposition.
Mr. Meyer lost all his private papers
in the fire. t
Two now houses under way in Willow
The weather clerk sent us a very nice
shower, Wednesday evening. We need
more of the same kind right away.
William C. Thode died at the residence
of Tim Paul on Wednesday of this week.
The remains were shipped on 2, yesterday
morning,for interment at Holstein, Iowa.
The county commissioners are now in
session as a board of equalization. Now
is the accepted time to register your kick
on the assessment if you have any coming.
Henry Church is preparing to build an
immense barn on his place on the Wil
low. One hundred thousand brick and
a car load of lumber will be used in its
The Endeavor social in the Congrega
tional church, Wednesday evening, was
quite successful notwiths tanding the
rain. The affair was, however, held over
last night, when a splendid patronage
Tom Taylor and Ed Tear of Fritsch
precinct were up before Squire Berry,
yesterday, charged with threatening to
shoot Joseph Morris, an aged farmer of
that precinct. The squire heard the testi?
mony of the complaining witnesses—the
defense offered no testimony—and the de
fendants were bound over to the next
term of the district court in the sum of
$400 each, which bonds were provided
by them. This is a neighborhood quar
rel of an ugly nature. It will be aired
in district court.
Until further notice we will make
Hosiery and Gloves.
ONE HUNDRED PIECES OF SUMMER
DRESS GOODS NOW ON THE ROAD TO
ARRIVE SOON. WAIT FOR THEM.
$C Sou. - -
I’m a Plain, Blunt Man.
But I Know That
UP HILL WORK
For any Firm to
Tft® Cagle Glotfiing House.
C. W. KNIGHTS, PROP. ^
j^LTHE* COLUMBIAN ♦ SEASONS
...Has been inaugurated by...
with an immense new stock of
SPR1XG AX’D SUMMER GOOD?.
Call and see this fine line before the
selection is broken.
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