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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 15, 1893)
TWELFTH YEAR. McCOOK, RED WILLOW COUNTY, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY EVENING. DECEMBER 15. 1893. NUMBER 30.
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Stand and Hand.
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Large and Small.
is New and Fresli.
Call and see my
in Queens ware.
OUR STOCK IS UNUSUALLY LARGE
FOR THIS SEASON, AND TO REDUCE
IT WE WILL OFFER SPECIAL INDUCE
MENTS FOR THE NEXT 30 DAYS.
SHAWLS, BLANKETS, UNDERWEAR
AND EVERYTHING WARM FOR WIN
TER WEAR. WE HANDLE THE SELZ
BOOTS AND SHOES; THERE IS NO BET
TER. WE HAVE A COMPLETE STOCK
OF GROCERIES. WE HAVE THE GOODS
AND WILL MAKE THE PRICES RIGHT.
Ba ’gain Mse.
C. L. DeGROFF & CO.
GOING EAST—CENTRAL TIME—LEAVES.
No. 2. through passenger. 5:40 A. M.
No. 4. local passenger. 9:10 p. M.
No. 76. freight. 7:20 A. M.
No. 64. freight. .. . 6:30 A.M.
No. 80, freight . 9:00 A.M.
No. 148. freight, made up here. 5:00 A. M.
GOING WEST—MOUNTAIN TIME—LEAVES.
No. 3. through passenger.11:35 P.M.
No. 5, local passsenger. 8:25 P.M.
No. 63. freight. 5:00 P. M.
No. 77. freight.4:2* p. M.
No. 149, freight, made up here.6:00 A. M.
IMPERIAL LINE.—MOUNTAIN TIME.
No. 175, leaves at.8:00 A. M.
No. 176. arrives at..5:40 P. M.
^TNotk:—No. 63 carri -s passengers for
Stratton, Itenkelman and Haigler.
All trains run daily excepting 148, 149 and
176. which run daily except Sunday.
No. 3 stops at Itenkelman and Wray.
No. 2 stops at ludiutiolu, Cambridge and Ar
No. 80 will carry passengers for Indianola,
Cambridge nnd Arapahoe.
Nos. 4. 5.148,149 and 176 carry passengers for
You can purchase at this office tickets to all
principal points in the United States and Can
ada and baggage checked ihrough to destina
tion without extra charge of transfer. For
information regarding rates, etc. call on or
address C. E MA(*NEU, Agent.
Round trip tickets will be sold between all
stations on the Burlington lines not over 200
miles apart, as follows: between stations in
Colorodo, one fare for the round ti ip; between
all other stations, one fare and a third lor the
round trip. On sale Ilec. 23 to Jan. I, inclu
sive. Return limit, January 3d.
We will sell round trip tickets to all princi
pal points in Texas for one first-class fare for
the round trip, on the following dates: Dec.
12, 1883, Jan., Feb. and Mar. 13th, Apr. ro and
May 8, 1894. Final limit 30 days from date of
Nebraska State Poultry Show and Conven
tion, Kearney, Nebraska, January 16-20. Tick
ets on sale January 14 to 20, good returning
until January 25th.
For the above occasions delegates paying
full fare going will be returned at one-third
fare on presentation to the B. & M. agent, at
point of meeting, certificate signed by proper
officer of the meeting.
Special Ticket Rates.
We will until further notice sell tickets to
Spokane, Wash., Portland, Oregon, and inter
mediate points. 1st class continuous passage
$30.00. 2nd class continuous passage $25.00.
Effective Oct. 16th, round trip tickets will be
sold to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Colton,
San Bernardino and San Diego, California at
very low rates. For full particulars regarding
rates, etc., call on or address
C. E. Magner, Agent.
Jack Bullard has been on the sick list.
Mrs. Pomenncke’s little baby is sick.
Conductor T. F. Anderson went out to
Denver, Monday night, on a little jaunt.
L. W. Stayner has been entertaining
his father, Cyrus Stayner of Hayes Cen
tre, this week.
A daughter of Thomas Catt is seriously
.ill with typhoid fever of four or five
weeks standing. ,
Pomerinckfe is the only man who
stayed on the Lehigh. We understand
that he has a run.
Supt. of Motive Power Hawksworth
was up from Plattsmouth, Tuesday, on
business of his department.
Engineer E. G. Batton's wife was taken
down seriously ill, Monday night, and
her recovery is not expected.
Grace Sanborn came up from Hastings
college, Friday evening, to visit her par
ents and friends here over the holidays.
Brakeman Charlie McConnell had the
misfortune to shoot off the little finger
of his left hand, accidentally, last Friday.
Roadmaster Haley would like to see
the color of the individual’s hair that
took his dun horse, the other night, and
failed to return the animal.
Night Operator Graham has been trans
ferred to Akron, and is succeeded by W.
L. Frame of the same place, the two ex
changing positions.—Oxford Standard.
The night yard crew have been dis
pensed with at this place on account of
change in time of trains, which took
effect on Sunday last.—Red Cloud Argus.
It is rumored that the Burlington will
extend its Black Hills line, this coming
spring, and an immense number of ties
are now being cut in the mountains for
The Goodland, Kansas, News says: We
hear rumors that the B. & M. road will
come to us, next year, on its way to the
southwest, and if it does we can look for
a division and shops here.
Jim McAlpine of the Adams express is
selling chances on a solid gold watch
which he will shortly raffle off to some
lucky fellow, who will secure a nice time
keeper for the outlay of a dollar.
L. I. Meserve and the rest of the boys
who went back to the Lehigh road, two
or three weeks ago, returned home, Mon
day night. They are all pretty well sat
isfied to remain on the Burlington.
William Bardon, Wallace’s first station
agent, who is now doing special work,
with headquarters at McCook, stopped
off, Wednesday, to round up his host of
admiring friends. He returned yesterday.
Mrs. W. G. Wilson is quite ill.
For Sale—A coal oil heater, as good
as new. D. E. Bomgardner.
Mrs. Will Brown has been entertaining
her sister, Miss Wertz of Hastings.
Mrs. Timothy Hannan, senior, is very
sick, with the chances against her recov
ery, from old age and neglect.
It is thought that Frank Hawksworth
will succeed to the foremanship of the
McCook shops. Thomas Crabtree’s name
is mentioned. Either would make good
This week Elmer Rowell and Felix
Kennedy were discharged from the com
pany’s service. Both are capable and
popular men and their dismissal is sin
cerely regretted by a wide and warm cir
cle of friends.
Thomas Sharp, who has been a bene
ficiary of the Burlington Relief since his
accident, last winter, was able to resume
work, last week, and went to Red Cloud
to supply the foremanship of the yards
at that place for a time.—Oxford Stand
After a few weeks service at McCook,
the efficiency of Sam Gildner has been
rewarded by his appointment to the
cashiership of the freight department at
the above-named point. Sam has since
established a permanent home in Mc
Cook, shipping his personal effects from
this place, the early part of the week.—
Foreman Ritchie of the McCook shops
has received a promotion in the compa
ny’s service, leaving for his new station,
Wednesday morning. It is thought that
he is to be master mechanic under Supt.
Phelan. Jim is a thoroughly competent
man, and we congratulate him on his
elevation, though sorry to lose him and
family from our midst.
Charlie Sterner was so unfortunate as
to get his left hand caught while coup
ling cars, last Friday. Amputation of
part of the third finger was necessary,
which was performed by the company
surgeon, Dr. Damerell. Only a short
time ago Charlie lost the first two fingers
of the same hand in the same way at
McCook. He has about made up his mind
to quit railroading.—Red Cloud Argus.
While driving home from a hunting
excursion, the other evening, Engineer
Holliday had the misfortune to drive his
black mare into a barb wire fence which
had been built across a road, and no
ditch or other obstruction made to indi
cate the fact. The mare was severely cut
about about the front legs. When fences
are built across traveled roads the law
requires that some sign be given the
public of the same, in order that such
accidents as this one may be averted.
The unfortunate mental condition of
Conductor Frank Brainard is generally
deplored. A week or two since he went
east to the bedside of his mother, and
while there his mental derangement be
came so marked that he was sent back
here in charge of an officer, arriving in
the city on last Friday night. Since this
time he has been under the care of rela
tives and friends here, being assisted by
an uncle who arrived from Iowa,Monday
night. No special cause is known for his
sad condition. All hope, however, that
the clouds which now obscure his mind
may be soon driven away, and he be
again clothed with unimpaired mental
Len. Harding has been sick for a few
Ex-Agent Hills has Jack Williams’
place at McDonald.
Walter Washburn has gone home for a
visit with his parents and friends.
Mrs. W. W. Green and Mamie came
home, Thursday, from their visit to
The citizens at McDonald held an in
dignation meeting, Thursday night, and
requested the company by petition and
resolution to reinstate Agent Williams.
Born.—To Mr. and Mrs. Knodle, on
Thursday, the 6th inst., at Ludell, an 18
pound boy. No prouder man paces the
soil of Kansas than the happy father.
All parties to the event are doing well.
St. Patrick’s Fair.
St. Patrick’s fair opened in the opera
house, last night, under most favorable
and encouraging auspices, with a large
attendance and liberal patronage. The
interest already is such as to guarantee a
very successful fair. Besides the sale of
chances in the many costly and elegant
articles, the ladies are offering for sale an
endless array of useful and ornamental
things. Supper is served from 6 to 10,
and dancing continued from that hour
till midnight, nightly. There is a good
time sn store for all who atteud. The
fair will close on Saturday night, when
the result of the voting will be declared.
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For Uiftjc (uirjs Ottht.
On Christmas Day, 1893, we will give
to 25 little girls in McCook and vicinity
25 doll hats and bonnets. Hvery girl,
12 years of age and under, will be giv
en a ticket for the asking.
For Grown fsoule,
'With Every Twenty-five Cent Cash
Purchase we give you a Chance to win
a Fifteen-Dollar Silk Comfort.
On Account of the Uncertainty of the
Tariff Question we have decided to sell any
article in our store containing wool at cost
and less. Some Articles Sold for Less than
cost of manufacture.
L. Lowmau & Son,
DRY GOODS, CARPETS, MILLINERY.
or two is considerable these hard
times, but there are times whet
you are wholly justified in the
expenditure. For instance if you
are looking tor a
Heating Stove, don’t let some un
scrupulous dealer sell you some
other Stove for the
Pjj[or se]l you some cheap imitation
which is “just as good” for
£1 fcoJL r Or Two
Less. Remember that imitation is
An Acknowledgment of Superiority,
So Buy The
Genuine RHI1NI1 flAK. Ongninal
See the name cast on the legs, also on the nickel name plate.
CALL AND SEE THEM
THE PIONEER HARDWARE,
W. C. LaTourette, Propr.
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