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ft Hetty Stale Jemal
THE McCOOK TRIBUNE
Both One Year For $1.50.
For a short time only, we can offer the Great Twice-a-Week
State Journal, uvd the McCook Tribune for only §1.50. The State
Journal gives two complete papers each week, one on Tuesday and
one on Friday—104 papers a year—giving the most complete na
tional and state news and maike.t repoics while fresh. It is almost as
good as a daily. This offer applies only to persons who are not now
subscribers to I'he State Journal. Our old subscribers can take ad
vantage of this great offer by [raying up arrearages and renewing.
Come in and get a sample copy of the State Journal and give us your
order, as this is a special offer and will not last long.
THE McCOOK TRIBUNE.
W. C. BULLARD & CO.
RED CEDAR AND OAK POSTS.
HF“U. J. WARRRN, Manager.
B. & M. Meat Market.
FRESH AND SALT ^
TURKEYS, AC., Ac.
F. S. WILCOX, Prop.
K. D. BURGESS,
PLUMBERCf STEAM FITTER
NORTH MAIN AVE.. McCOOK, NEB.
Stock of Iron, Lead and Sewer Pipe, Brass Goods,
Pumps, and Boiler Trimmings. Agent for Halliday,
Eclipse and Waupun Wind Mills.
GREAT SPEAR HEAD COMTE^T,
SAVE THE TAGS.
One Hundred and Seventy-Three Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars,
In valuable Presents to be Civen Away in Return for
SPEAR HEAD TAGS,
1 ,1 55 STEM WINDING ELGIN GOLD WATCHES.831,630 00
5,775 FINE IMPORTED FRENCH OPERA GLASSES, MOROCCO BODY,
BLACK ENAMEL TRIMMINGS, GUARANTEED ACHROMATIC... 28,£73 CO
23.100 IMPORTED GERMAN BUCKHORN HANDLE, FOUR BLADED
POCKET KNIVES..7.. 23,100 00
11 5,300 ROLLED GOLD WATCH CHARM ROTARY' TELESCOPE TOOTH
PICKS. 37,730 09
1 1 5,500 LARGE PICTURES (14x28 inches) IN ELEVEN COLORS, for framing,
no advertising on them. 2S.875 ‘O
261,030 prizes, amounting to..$173,250 06
The above articles will be distributed, by counties, among parties who chew SPEAR
HEAD Plug Tobacco, and return to us the TIN TAGS taken therefrom.
We will distribute 226 of these prizes in this connty as follows:
To Til 3 PARTY sending us the greatest number of SPEAR HEAD
TAGS from this county we will give.1 GOLD WATCH.
Tc the FIVE PARTIES sending us the next greatest number of
SPEAR HEAD TAGS, we will give to each, 1 OPERA GLASS....5 OPERA GLASSES.
Ib the TWENTY PARTIES sending us the next greatest number
f SPEAR IIEAD TAGS, we will give to each I POCKET
KNIFE.20 POCKET KNIVES.
Xo the ONE HUNDRED PARTIES sending us the next greatest
number of SPEAR HEAD TAGS, we will give to each 1
ROLLED GOLD WATCH CHARM TOOTH PICK.100 TOOTH PICKS.
Xo the ONE HUNDRED PARTIES sending us the next greatest
number of SPEAR HEAD TAGS, we will give to each l
LARGE PICTURE IN ELEVEN COLORS ....7.100 PICTURES.
Total Number of Prizes for this County, 226.
CAUTION.—No Tags will be received before January 1st, 1801, nor after February 1st
i(.ji4. Each package containing tags must be marked plainly with Name of Sender. Town.
County. State, and Number of Tags in each package. All charges on packages must tc
prepaid. AI)_gpEAH head possesses more qualities of intrinsic valne than anv other
1 ,bacco produced. It is the sweetest, the toughest, the richest SPEAR HEAD is
absolutely, positively and distinctively different in flavor from any other plug tobacco.
\ trial will convince the most skeptical of thie fact It is the largest seller or any similar
simia and sivle on earth, which proves that It has caught the popular taste and pleases t he
tkopi. Try it and participate in the contest for prizes. 8ee that a TIN TAG is on eve-v
to cent piece of SPEAR HEAD you buy. Sena in the tags, no matter how small the
quantity. Very sincerely, ___ ___
THE P. J. SORG COMPANY, MIDDLETOWN, Ohio.
A list of the people obtaining these prizes in this county will be published in this
varv-r immediately after February 1st, 1884.
DON’T SEND UH1 TAGS BEFORE JANUARY I. 1194.
Jasper drolly. “Rather three-cornered
and lopsided. Still, I don’t suppose that
cashier fellow can overtake even a ven
erable ruin like this.”
“If he does,” flashed Lily, “I’ll change
“Well, that’s fair,” gently asserted
Jasper, “In you go. There isn’t much
fuss and feathers about the old sleigh,
but it means business all the same.”
Lily was furious at being treated like
a child. Besides, she had determined to
teach Jasper a lesson.
“Rather like Deacon Platt's sermons.
They always hang fire at the start,” said
“Now, we’ll go to Hawkesbury by the
river track. That fellow can see ns com
ing. Ah, I thought so. He’ll be down
here in a minute.”
Lily looked rather frightened as the
chestnut came along at a furious pace.
It was evident that his driver resented
being made a fool of and that there
would be a scene as soon as he could get
his horse alongside Jasper's funereal
quadruped. But no sooner did that de
jected animal touch the ice than he be
came a different looking horse altogether.
His head went up and his tail out at the
ring of the chestnut's hoofs on the smooth
ice which connected the river with the
shore. Then Jasper, leaning back, wait
ed until the chestnut was within 20
yards and suddenly loosed the reins.
“What, w-what”—said Lily. “He’s
running away, Jasper!”
“Yes, he’s doing his level best,” said
Jasper as the bank seemed to spin by.
“If the chestnut catches us, youcan have
Jasper kept the black’s head straight.
That was all he could do with the un
manageable beast. “You see, Lil,” he
explained, “you’ve been fooling one of
us to the top of your bent. Now, you’ll
just take the chances of war. If he col
lars us, I shall have to give in.”
“I won’t,” said Lily stoutly, beginning
to realize the situation and how Jasper
had awakened to life under the influence
of jealousy. “Nothing shall make me
m-m-marry him. I only drove with him
because it was so dull down here. That
"(jnestnut s coming up a bit, saiu
Jasper cheerily, after another mile.
“Hope Baalbec will hold out.”
Lily gazed anxiously at the animated
“ruin” in the shafts. The chestnut was
gaining. Then she looked at the black
horse. “C-c-c-couldn’t you whip him?”
“I could,” said Jasper, “but it’s hard
ly fair. He isn’t the one that should be
whipped for this.”
Lily turned pale. “You’re very cruel,
Jasper, but I deserve it all. Nothing
shall make me marry him. I’d rather
go to the bottom of the river with you.”
As they neared Hawkesbury the chest
nut steadily gained. Jasper had succeed
ed in pulling the old black back into his
gait and began to whistle. Suddenly he
“How far’s that fellow behind, Lil?”
“Forty yards,” said Lil in an agony.
Jasper spoke quite lightly. “Lil,” he
said, “did you mean you’d rather go to
the bottom of the river with me than let
that fellow catch up?”
“Yes,” said Lil, without hesitation.
“What do you mean, Jasper?”
“This,” said Jasper. “I forgot the
spring thaw. Three hundred yards
ahead of us the river’s split right across.
Shall I pull up?”
Lily stood up in the sleigh and looked
round. She gave a little shudder and
laid her hand on Jasper's arm.
“Go on, Jasper,” she said. “I’ll risk
Jasper looked down for a moment
into her white face. “I’ll pull up if you
wish, Lil. ’Twill be too late directly.”
“No, Jasper, I deserve it. Go on, and
—and if—if it’s to be goodby”— She
“Hold tight,” said Jasper, beginning
to pull steadily on the old black.
Lil held tight to the side of the sleigh
in an agony of grief. Then he lifted the
black to the leap, gave one cruel slash
with the whip, there was a crash of
breaking ice as the sleigh struck on the
other side, a stagger from the black. A
convulsive pull and they were over and
20 yards beyond the widening chasm,
with the frightened cashier pulling up
on its brink. When Lily recovered con
sciousness, she found herself in the
manse parlors at Hawkesbury.
“Are you all right, Lil?” asked Jaspe:
She clung to him and hid her face in
“Was it all a dream?”
Jasper took a plain gold ring from his
“I don’t think so,” he said. “I wired
down to Mr. Watson yesterday to expect
ns this afternoon. Now, Mrs. Watson,
she’s all ready.”
An hour later the funereal black
crawled lazily back. Half way they met
the cashier, his chestnut nearly foun
dered and scarce able to stand.
“Thank God!” he cried as they came
in sight. “I thought you were mad.” j
“N-no,” said Jasper, touching up the |
old black. “N-no. I was just giving my j
wife a sleigh drive down to”
“Yes,” said Jasper, again stimulating
Baalbec. “Sorry we couldn’t wait for
And the cashier fell behind—a long
wav behind—again.—Chicago News. j
Buried In a Blue Coffin.
Some 12 years ago a Wigan lady of ad- j
vanced age expressed a wish that when j
she died her remains should be buried in
a blue coffin. She ordered the article at
that time, and in spite of the efforts of j
her friends to induce her to give up this
strange idea she persisted in it, and '
when she died a short time ago the '
order was actually carried out by a local
“How does Dick Swiveller manage to
“He supports himself with his pen.”
“I didn’t know that he was a literary
“He isn’t. Ho writes begging letters
t) his father. ’’—Texas Siftings.
GARDEN AND CRADLE.
When our babe ho goeth walking in his garden.
Around his tinkling feet the sunbeams play,
The posies they are good to him
And bow them as they should to him.
As faretli he upon his kingly way.
And birdlings of the wood to him
Slake music, gentle music, all the day.
When our babe lie goeth walking in his garden.
When our babe he goeth swinging in his cradle.
Then the night it luoketh ever sweetly down;
The little stars are kind to him.
The moon she hath a mind to him
And layeth on his head a golden crown;
And singeth then the wind to him
A Eong, the gentle song of Bethlem town.
When our balie he goeth swinging in his cradle.
—Eugene Field in Chicago News-Record.
Jasper Greene dismissed the driver
when he reached the wharf after cross
ing the Ottawa at the Four Comers and
looked round for Daoust to carry his
baggage up to Labelle’s as in days of
yore. But old Daoust was dead and
therefore ciwtld not come.
Millette put the heavy trank on a
track sleigh and began to trot along the
wooden wharf. Then, when Millette
paused for breath, Greene pushed the
old man aside and took hold of the track.
“Say, Millette, I’ll wheel this up for 50
cents for you,” he said.
Millette ran panting alongside. “Ah-h,
ze droll monsieur. It will provide for ze
Greene stopped short. ‘•'What, an
other!” he said in pretended amazement.
“How many?” he asked briefly.
“Twenty-seven,” rejoined Millette,
with ill dissembled pride.
Greene stopped again and carefully
counted out 27 cents. Here’s a cent each
for your children, Millette. Don’t stand
still any longer or you’ll get frost bitten.
I dare not run the risk of having to pro
vide for 27 orphans.”
Millette took the money with profuse
thanks and hurried off, leaving Greene
to go on to Labelled hotel with the huge
truck sleigh. By the time Jasper reached
the postoffice a procession gradually
formed on the sidewalk to welcome him
back from Montreal. When Lily Labelle
saw him, she came out and promptly
gave the children a holiday for the rest
of the day. Then she joined him at the
head of the procession. When they
reached the veranda, the children gave
three cheers for Jasper and called for a
He waited for the crowd to disperse
before he approached Lily, who stood
leaning against the veranda, an amused
look in her dark eyes.
“Are you glad to see me?” ho asked.
“Come in to dinner,” she said. “I’ll
answer your questions—some of them—
Mrs. Labelle greeted him with a kiss
on both cheeks, while her husband bow
ed with grave politeness.
Lily seated herself at the upper table.
Jasper at once took possession of Lily
and held his prize against all comers,
especially the cashier of the Four Corners
bank. The latter was not easily discon
certed, but prepared to demolish Jasper.
Miller, the cashier, asked her to go for
a sleigh ride that afternoon.
“So sorry,” drawled Jasper. “Miss
Labelle has been engaged to me for a
sleigh ride for a year.”
The cashier, without waiting for a re
ply, went angrily out.
Lily raised her eyes from her plate.
“Why are you a week before your time,
Jasper?” she asked.
“That’s the reason,” said Jasper, indi
cating with a fragment of mince pie on
his fork the retreating form of the cash
ier. “If I’m only allowed one sleigh
ride a year, I don’t see why that fellow
should get ahead of me and have three
“But your work, Jasper?”
“Oh, McQuire's looking after that for
me. I explained to him that it was rath
er important to clear up matters here,
and so I came.”
Lily had not expected her coquetry to
become known. “It is so dull,” she said
Jasper commenced another mince pie.
“Don’t be afraid of its being dull
while I’m here,” he said, with sublime
self confidence. “You promised me one
sleigh ride a year for seven years if I
wanted it, and I guess I’ll take this
Lily pouted. Jasper smiled and rum
pled his yellow hair.
“You’d better own up,” he said, with
unabated cheerfulness. “How soon can
you be ready?”
Lily was cowed. “Oh, in half an hour,’’
and ran away to get her things on.
When Lily came down arrayed in her
most becoming furs, Jasper smiled ap
provingly. “You only want some flow
ers to be perfect,” he said. *
Lily gave a little cry. “Ah, flowers!
But they are impossible.”
“Not at all,” said Jasper, taking a box
from his pocket. “Nothing impossible
if you want it badly enough.”
Lily opened the box and gave another
cry. “Orange blossoms!” she said.
“Yes,” answered Jasper. “From Flor
ida. People there stick the ends in a po
tato to keep them fresh. Capital dodge,
He took out the orange blossoms, threw
away the potato and pinned them to her
“Now we're ready to start. Stop a
moment!” and he drew her back behind
the curtain as the cashier drove past on
his way to the schoolhouse.
Lily began to laugh. “It’s very wicked
of you, Jasper.”
“That will teach him to go sleighing
with my sweetheart,” said Jasper calm
Lily protested: “You’ve no right to
say that, Jasper. I only promised you a
sleighride once a year for seven years,
and then if I liked you well enough—
then perhaps I might marry you.”
Jasper was drawing on his sealskin
gloves. “That’s all very well,” he said,
“but we haven’t the time to waste which
those old Biblical people had. In seven
years’ time I expect to be in the cabi
Lily followed him to the door only to
recoil in dismay. “That?” was all she
“He’s not handsome to look at,” said
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