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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 2, 1894)
TWELFTH YEAR. McCOOK, RED WILLOW COUNTY, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY EVENING. FEBRUARY 2, 1894. NUMBER 37.
CHAS. M. NOBLE
Has Been Awarded The
By the Great Common People
for the General Excellence of
his Stock of PLAIN AND
The Conclusion Was Unanimous.
Besides it was agreed that his
GLASSWARE baa no equal
in Southwestern Nebraska.
PRICES ARE RIGHT.
Always the Lowest and Best
Values Can be Found at
C. M. NOBLE’S.
Children Cry for Pitcher’s Gastoria,
THIS IS OUR
OUR ANNUAL INVOICE SHOWS A
GOOD MANY ODD LOTS, REMNANTS,
ETC., AND TOO MANY WINTER GOODS.
TO MOVE THESE GOODS WE WILL
MAKE SWEEPING REDUCTIONS THIS
MONTH. WE HAVE PURCHASED A
LARGE STOCK OF EMBROIDERIES AT
50e ON THE DOLLAR, AND THESE, TO
GETHER WITH MUSLIN8 AND GING
HAMS WILL BE PLACED ON SALE AT
CORRESPONDINGLY LOW FIGURES.
COME AND MAKE A SELECTION OF
THESE GOODS AT ONCE.
C. L. DeGROFF & CO.
GOING EAST—CENTRAL TIME—LEAVER.
No. 2. through passenger. 5:40 A. M.
No. 4. local passenger. 9:10 P.M.
No. 78, freight. 7:20 A. M.
No. 64. freight.6:30 A. M
No. 80. freight . 9:U0 A. M.
No. 148. freight, made up here. 6:00 A. M.
GOINO WEST—MOUNTAIN TIME—LEAVES.
No. 3. through passenger.11:36 P.M.
No. 5. local pusssenger. 8:25 P. M.
No. 63. freight.6:60 p. M.
No. 77. freight. . 4:S 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.
I39p“Note:—No. 63 earri s passengers for
Stratton, llenkelman and Haigier.
All trains run daily excepting 148, 149 and
176. which run daily except Sunday.
No. 3 stops at llenkelman and Wray.
No. 2 stops at Indianola. Cambridge and Ar
No. 80 will carry passengers for Indianola.
Cambridge and Arapahoe.
Noe. 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 through to destina
tion without extra charge of transfer. For
information regarding rates, etc. call on or
address C E MAGNEK. Agent.
THE MID-WINTER EXPOSITION.
The low rates to California now offered by
the Burlington Route, constitute an unequaled
opportunity of visiting that land of sunshine,
fruit and flowers. On account of the Mid
Winter Exposition—California’s World Fair
—agents are now selling round trip tickts to
San Francisco. Los Angeles, San Bernardino,
San Diego, etc., for 865.50. Tickets are good
to return until April 30th, 1894, and are very
liberal as regards stop overs and transit lines.
Wide choice of routes going and returning.
This is the year of years to visit California,
and the Burlington is the route of r >utes to
get there. Ask your nearest ticket agent for
full information, or write to J. Francis, Gen
eral Passenger and Ticket Agent, Omaha.
LOW RATES TO THE SOUTH.
On February 13th, Burlington Route agents
will sell round trip ticxets at the one way
rate, to all points in Texas and the south.
Ask the nearest ticket agent for information
about routes, stop-over, etc., or write to J.
Francis, G. P. & T. A., Burlington Route,
Omaha, Neb. 2-L
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, VV ash., Portland, Oregon, and inter
mediate points. 1st class continuous passage
830.00. 2nd class continuous passage S25.00.
Effective Oct.i6th, round trip tickets will be
sold to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Colton,
San Bernardino and San Diego. California at
very low rales. For full particulars regarding
rates, etc., call on or address
C. E. Magner, Agent.
Great is retrenchment!
Miss Grace Cummings departed for her
home, Sunday morning.
On an average a locomotive engineer trav
els 20,000 miles in the course of a year.
A further reduction of ten men is expected
in the company’s force here, next Saturday.
Mrs. J. D. McAlpine was down from Den
ver, close of last week, guest of her parents.
Thirty-four men were let out of the compa
ny’s employ here, last Saturday. The reduc
tion is in the carpenter forces, the machinists,
their helpers, etc.
March first next a new schedule of wages
will go into effect on the U. P. There will be
quite a considerable reduction all around a
among engine and trainmen, office and shop
Fireman R. L. Harris who has been laying
off for the past two months on account of
sickness has returned from McCook and will
be able for work in a few days.—Alliance
The remains of the late T. J. Potter, the well
known general manager of the Union Pacific
railway, were last week disinterred, together
with those of his daughtor, at Ottumwa, la.,
and taken to Burlington, that state, for rein
Charley Pruitt has been going to and from
our city for several weeks past as a relief man
“Pearl” is now relieving the operator at
Yuma, Colo., having been called there Wed
nesday night. The B. & M. is sure to give
him a good position in the near future.—Ar
The Texas anti-scalper law has been killed
as the result of a friendly suit brought against
the International & Great Northern railway.
Judge Todd of Houston decided that the road
need not redeem the unused portion of a tick
et, thus destroying the civil penalty clause and
igvalidating the whole act.
Combination does not always force up
prices. The report of the railroad commis
sioners shows that in the last twenty years the
thirty-six railroad companies of Massachu
setts have been consolidated until now there
are only fourteen. During the same period
freight rates have decreased 55 per cent on an
average all over the state. Since 1865 the de
crease has been 64 per cent.
Do you know that Harlan county has more
miles of railway than any other county in
south western Nebraska? No county west of
Adams, Clay and Nuckolls has so much
mileage. The following is the mileage taken
from official reports in various counties:
Nuckolls, 139.09; Adams, 132.07; Clay, 121.1S;
Harlan, 81.25; Kearney, 71.81; Webster, 70.97;
Furnas, 62.27; Red Willow, 50.46; Hitchcock,
46.19; Franklin, 46.34; Perkins, 43.85; Dundy,
41.50; Frontier, 32.12; Gosper. 20.83; Chase,
18.48; Hayes, 12.57.
George Powers, an Englishman in the em
ploy of the Burlington, in the city freight de
partment at the Bluffs, is about to become an
independently rich man, says the Council
Bluffs Globe, through the medium of an heir
loom on his mother’s side of a big chunk of
English real estate, property that has been in
his family for a great many years. About a
week ago an English agent, representing an
English law firm, came to Council Bluffs from
Birmingham, England, in quest of Powers,
and made known to him the fact all he
would have to do would be to establish his i
dentity as the rightful heir and he would be
fixed for life. This Powers had no difficulty
in doing, and after the signing of numerous
papers the agent returned to England with
the promise that something might mature
that would be worth the while of his trip.
The agent, Burton by name, would not dis
close the exact amount of property that
would fall to Powers, but it is understood to
be in the neighborhood of $50,000.
On Thursday evening, of last week, six
men rode up to the eating house,at the depot,
alighted and called for supper. They were
fairly well dressed and kept their coats tight
ly buttoned. Phis fact and the many partic
ular inquiries which they made about distan
ces to neighboring cities aroused suspicions
that they might be a gang of train robbers.
Superintendent Campbell was notified by
wire and he notified conductors along the line
to be on their guard, and gave them orders
not to stop for danger signals, but to slow up
until they could ascertain the cause. News
of the state of affairs got newsed about among
the passengers on train No. 15, Friday even
ing. Several Red Cloud gentlemen were on
the train and each of the adopted some plan
of his own to save what money and valuables
he bad on his person.—Red Cloud Belt.
William Markin, a bridge carpenter on the
Burlington & Missouri railway, met with a se
rious accident Tuesday afternoon which may
prove fatal. While working on a bridge over
Box Elder creek, near Hudson, Colo., a small
station between Brush and Denver, he fell
from the top of the bridge, about fifteen feet,
striking on his head. He was taken to Den
ver on train No. 149, for treatment.
The gross earnings of the Burlington road
from January I to December 31, 1893, are
$38,356.483, a decrease of $2,055,918 from 1892;
the freight earnings were $24,229,767, a de
crease of $3,257,185; the passenger earnings
were $10,185,381, an increase of $2,279,452; the
operating expenses were $24,502,189, a
decrease of $1,656,807. The total net earn
ings for the year were $3,894,294, a decrease
The company evidently has something in
view on the St. Francis line, from the frequent
visits made to the branch by the officials.
General Superintendent Calvert and Super
intendant Campbell were over there, Wed
nesday again, in the latter's private car.
It is rumored that two more engines and
crews will be put on the passanger service,
which will help out the freightmen somewhat.
CNo. The shops will not be closed, nor
will they be moved away. Just lie low breth
ren until the storm is o’er.
W. M. Irwin’s son about six years of age
slipped on the ice, Sunday, and dislocated
his arm at the elbow.
Chris Salen’s two girls have been under the
doctor’s care with an attack of tonsilitis.
C. J. Pope of Red Cloud was at western
division head quarters, Monday.
F. W. Campbell’s baby has been quite sick.
Also George Atkins.
Still rumors of further retrenchment in
Charlie Williams’ child has been ill with
Willie Malen has the lung fever.
District Court Filings.
The state of Nebraska vs. Janies K. Ellis,
gambling, January 20th.
C. S. Quick vs. Simeon Billings et al., ap
peal. January 26th.
Pekin Plow Co. vs. James Harris, equity
Robert McFarland vs. Edwin W. Moshei
et al., equity, January 29th.
Robert McFarland vs. Capital National
Bank of Lincoln, equity, January 29th.
James Porter et al. vs. Capital National
Bank of Lincoln, equity, January 29th.
George E. Thurman vs. Ella R. Thurman,
divorce, January 39th.
S. J. Mattocks vs. Paul E. Boyston et al.,
John J. Lamborn vs. Loyal M. Hayes et
ai., equity, January 31st.
TRANSCRIPTS OF JUDGMENT.
John A. Noel vs. Stephen Cloud, §50.70,
S. T. Braider vs. Frank Kellogg, §56.25,
Raymond Bros. & Co. vs. Eli Collette,
§123.55, January 39th.
Lawyer Selby was up from Cambridge,
William Divine came up from Lincoln, last
H. W. Cole is absent in Illinois visiting at
his old home in Geneseo.
temando Kennedy, son of F. M. Kennedy
of Valley Grange precinct, is very ill with fe
Stanton Rolley, a former citizen of this
place, was recently severely injured in a run
away down the moutains in Colorado, while
returning with a large party from a funeral.
From and after February ist all ac
counts must be paid monthly. No credit
will be given any one who does not com
ply with this rule. This is final.
M. E. Knipple.
This is the Time
WHEN WE MUST
Clear Our Stock
That means we will sell anything in the
house at almost your own price. It is not a
matter of profit but to get rid of Goods. Prices
on paper cut no figure. A personal examina
tion is the only way to convince yourself.
L. Lowman & Son,
DRY GOODS, CARPETS, MILLINERY.
Children Cry for Pitcher’s Castoria.
or two is considerable these hard
times, but there are times when
you are wholly justified in the
expenditure. For instance if you
are looking for a
HeatiDg Stove, don’t let some un
scrupulous dealer sell you some
other Stove for the
^ >r sell you some cheap imitation
; which is ‘‘just as good” for
cl Bo!J cir Or Two
Less. Remember that imitation is
An Acknowledgment of Superiority,
So Buy The
Gmaine Ml OAR.! Origninal
See the name cast on the legs, also on the nickel name plate.
GALL AND SEE THEM
.... AT THE ....
THE PIONEER HARDWARE,
W. c. LaToukette, Propr.
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