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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 21, 1896)
. M. KIMMELL.
$1.60 A YEAR IN ADVANCE. -
THE Kearney Hub will bring
about a measure of municipal reform -
form , this spring , or rupture a suspender -
pender button ,
THE Beaver City Hyphen seems
to be laboring under the delusion
that the THE TRIBUNE is seeking
to muzzle it. Nay , not so. Given
time and hemp , and the Hyphen
will hang'itself. Poor fool.
IT has been determined to hold
two state conventions , this year.
The convention for the purpose of
electing delegates to the National
Republican convention will be
held in Omaha on April 15th.
THE motto of the county government -
ernment in the future will be to
"collect more and levy less taxes , "
from present indications , which is
a very proper caper. The man
who makes a practice of paying
his taxes will , then not be com-
p elled to pay enough for himself
and some of his neighbors also.-
1 Benkelman News. .
THE Culbertson Era's stink pot
sprung another leak , last week ,
and before the hemorrhage could
be stopped , the public health of
that community was sadly impaired -
paired by the overflow.
aimed at THE TRIBUNE it never
touched us. We flatter ourselves
as being above the mendacious excrescence -
crescence of such squirts as Era
of the Ira.
IT must be remembered that
the state of Michigan will choose
the presidential electors this year ,
under the law that provides for
district representation , In other
words , although the state go over-
' whelming1Y republican , it would
still be possible for the Democrats
to pull out with one of the electors.
But there is little prospect of a
divided electoral vote from Michigan -
igan , and even if there were it
would have small effect upon the
Plenty of Apples at
Three weeks more of school in
Quarterly meeting at the church ,
H. B. Wales expects to sow 70
acres to wheat.
Frank and Edith Coleman drove
to Indianola , Saturday.
W. S. Hamilton commenced
seeding , Monday , in real earnest.
Lee Taylor reports shelled
corn worth 12 cents per bushel
A protracted meeting will commence -
mence , next Monday night , in the
Coleman school house.
The Baptist people have Sunday
school at the church every Sunday
at 2 o'clock , fast time.
On last SaturdayW. H. Epperly
marketed some nine months old
shoats that averaged 315 pounds.
Edith Coleman visited the school
of Dora Lawrence at the Pickens'
school house southeast of McCook ,
Lee Taylor of Iowa arrived here ,
Friday night , and will be with us
a few days. He reports five inches
of snow there.
Lee Taylor , who has been quietly -
etly looking after his interests
here , left on Friday morning for
his home in Iowa.
No school in district 58 , last
week , but commenced on Tuesday
morning of this week , with Edith
Coleman at the switch.
W. H. Epperly on Wednesday
exhumed the remains of his son
Walter , and took them to Muscat-
ine county , Iowa , for burial.
At the meeting of the Y. P. S.
C. E. , Sunday evening , about sixty
were present. The society numbers -
bers about thirty members now.
Preaching at the Coleman school
house every two weeks. Rev. W.
0. Norval of McCook will preach
on next Sunday at 11 o'clock sharp ,
fast time. He preached for us during
ing the summer of ' $6 , ten years
ago , and now he comes back to us
- to work for the Master.
. Plenty of Apples at
J. W. Hupp was down from Mc-
Cook , Sunday.
C. H. Oman of Danbury was in
town , Sunday.
E. R. Banks has purchased the
Lee livery barn.
Clark McClung is clerking for
M. G. Shackelton.
The commissioners will meet
again , March 17th.
J. W. Dolan returned from a
business trip to Omaha , Monday
S : R. Smith is in Lincoln , this
week , where is looking after the
county seat case in the supreme
Mrs. W. H. Allen went up to
McCook , Saturday evening , to visit
her sister , Mrs. Jeffery , who is and
has been ill for some time.
JOB PRINTING-The most artistic -
tic work at the lowest figures.
THE TRIBUNE , McCook , Write
for prices. A trial order will settle -
tle the business.
Friday of next week , a number
of pupils from the high school expect -
pect to visit the McCook schools ;
and they are looking forward to a
very pleasant time.
Monday , G. S. Bishop turned
over the Reporter to J. S. Phillips ,
who will conduct it hereafter. Mr.
Bishop is as yet undecided as to
what hd will turn to next.
Sunday evening , the house of
Rev. Houston was broken into and
some money belonging to the Congregational -
gregational Sunday school taken.
It is thought that the guilty party
Treasurer Meserve was called to
McCook , Saturday , on county bus-
mess , home Sunda
night. Mrs. Meserve accompanied
him , returning home on Wednesday -
The Episcopal social and dance
in BeardsIee's hall , Monday evening -
ing , was well attended. The duet
sung by Miss Lulu Beardslee and
w. R. Starr was one of the pleasing -
ing features of the evening.
Friday evening last , a number
of people from town were in attendance -
ance upon the literary and musical
program at Barber school house.
There were a great many present ,
and quite a number were compelled -
ed to enjoy themselves out of doors.
Thursday evening of last week ,
one of the pleasant affairs of the
season occurred at the home of
Miss Birde Happersett. A number -
ber of her friends were invited in
to tea and for the evening. Miss
Happersett's well known art as an
entertainer made the evening one
long to be remembered.
NORTH STAR GLEANINGS.
Miss Carr is the guest of Miss
Mr. Dragor has gone north of
McCook to work.
W. N. Rogers made a trip to
the county seat , Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Wallen attended -
tended service at this place , Sun-
, Mr. Dow of Cedar Bluffs repaired -
paired the well on the Neel place ,
Some of the young peoplA attended -
tended the dance at Nels Downs' ,
Rev. Crago preached at the
school house on last Sunday at 3
o'clock p. m.
Sheriff Neel moved his family
to Indianola , last week , the boys
remaining on the farm.
Miss Edna Whitmore and Miss
Laura Pickens attended the Teach-
ers' association at McCook , Satur-
Ernest Carter moved his blacksmith -
smith shop to Cedar Bluffs , Kansas -
sas , last week , and is now established -
lished at that place.
Highest Honors-World's Fair ,
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MOST PERFECT MADE.
A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. Free
from Ammonia , Alum or any other adulterant ,
40 YEARS THE STANDARD.
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A. G. Dole has been numbered
among the sick , this week.
H , L. Burton has moved to the
A. C. Walsworth place , south of
A. W. Porter and family , except
Henry , intend to move to Denver ,
W. M.Taylor and son son Ceron
drove over to Curtis , first of the
J. M. Hamilton is preparing to
move to the Fearn farm , north of
town , soon.
A.Barnett , president of the Barnett -
nett Lumber Co. , was a visitor
here , Thursday afternoon.
A merry company joined with
Father Ellis Thursday , in celebrating -
brating his 83d birthday.
Jolin Clouse returned , Monday
evening , from a brief visit with
friends in Hayes county.
A number from this place went
to Cambridge , Monday evening , to
hear Robert McIntyre lecture.
A. B. Wilson purchased the dray
line of A. W. Porter and took
charge o it , Thursday morning.
After a brief visit with her parents -
ents here , Mrs. Bresson returned
to Denver , Wednesday evening.
W. H.Gartside expects to return
from Bedford , Iowa , in a short
time , and farm near town , coming
Miss Nellie Stephens was unable -
ble to teach school , Thursday and
Friday of last week , on account of
W. S.'llinnich of Cedar Bluffs ,
Kansas , was here , Friday and Saturday -
urday of last week , looking after
his real estate interests.
J. H. Stephens , the fruit tree
man , returned on last Friday evening -
ing , from a business trip of two
weeks in western counties.
The band boys have experienced -
ed a gratifying sale of reserved
seats for the play , "Tony , the Con-
vict" , to be presented tomorrow
Mrs. Leroy Jones and Mrs. J.C.
Harned were called to EssexIowa , ,
Wednesday evening , by a telegram
announcing the serious illness of
their mother. '
0. Frost of the Bank of Bartlb Y
represented James Laird post of
this place at the G. A. R. encampment -
ment in Omaha , last week , and
put in some good licks for Willis
Gossard of Indianola for one of the
delegates to the national reunion.
It is hoped that the band of
drunken hoboes that instituted the
disgraceful riot on our streets , last
Saturday , will not select the same
place of meeting , the next time
they are filled with whiskey and a
desire to fight. The entire gang
should have been arrested.
Plenty of Apples at
PROSPECT PARK ,
All agree that this is fine winter
Mr. Hammond's family are nearly -
ly all sick with the grip.
Miss Annie Bell of McCook is
visiting at William Sigwin's , this
. J. Pickrell has been suffering
from an attack of the grip , this
Andrew Anderson struck water
in his well , Wednesday , at a depth
of 126 feet.
Rev. J. M. Bell has been conducting -
ducting the meeting at the school
house , this week.
J. E. Logue carries his right
hand in a sling nowadays ; cause ,
a felon on the first finger.
J. E. Tirrill and wife and R. M.
Wade and wife visited at Mr.
Hammond's , Tuesday of this week.
The revival meetings are not
nearly so well attended this week ,
as they were last week. Why is
Messrs. Darlington and Nation
from north of town , are working
up wood on the Stewart ranch , this
Mrs. Dawson and children who
have been visiting her brother ,
Wm. Sigwin , for some time , returned -
turned to her home in Denver ,
when Baby was sick we gave her Castorla.
When she was a Child , she cried for Castorla.
When she became 31L s , she clung to Criteria.
When she had Children , she gavethem Castoria.
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The Teachers' Meeting.
The attendance upon the meeting of
the Red willow county teachers' association -
ation , last Saturday , in our city , was unusually -
usually large , the interest in the sessions
healthy and the programme instructive
and meritorious ,
The various numbers of the advertised
programme were rendered in an interesting -
esting manner and with profit as well as
In the evening Dean McBrien gave the
teachers one of his enthusiastic , practical -
tical lectures which was greatly appreciated -
ated and enjoyed.
Altogether the meeting was quite a
profitable one and the associations and
recollections of the same will be pleas-
Lantern Class Tonight and
IRELAND-The south of Ireland , its
sceneryy and cities will be presented iii a
series of beautifully colored photographs
with appropriate music and readings.
The programme will be the same on both
evenings , and all who can are urged to
attend. The fee of ten cents charged to
persons not members of the school is
used to defray the expense of the enter-
The musical event announced for tomorrow -
morrow evenings by Misses Anderson and
Holland of Orleans has been postponed
until March 14th.
An orchestra consisting of twelve
pieces , and comprising persons of the
city and students of the college , has
been organized , and will start out with
flattering prospects for unmitigated suc-
cess. New music has been received , and
the first meeting held , Mr. Fitch , from
rlcCook , who has large orchestral experience -
perience , will be the director.-Orleans
S. W. Pinkerton , who won first place
in the oratorical contest at the university
the other evening , also won the Chase
and Wheeler contest a short time before.
At one he received a prize of $5o and at
the other $ ro. He is the president of the
sophomore class and was the president of
the Phaladian Boys' Debating club the
first of the year. Last night he was promoted -
meted from the ranks to sergeant in
company A of the cadets. Mr. Pinkerton -
ton is a farmer boy from near McCook.
He has worked his way through college
so far and has proved himself to be a
good student. He will enter the state
contest sometime in March with good
prospects of coming off victor. Of such
young men is the state of Nebraska
proud , the ones who work their way
from ranks to the higher places in life.
Land to Exchange. -
I want to exchange a good farm , r6o
acres , in Buffalo county ; well-improved ,
good buildings , all in good shape , for
McCook property in a good location.
Anyone wishing to exchange write to
14I. T. , McCook , Neb.
Church Parlor matches of Wilcox S
Son , Knipple , Rooney & McAdams , H.
Thole and J. J. Garrard , thus helping to
pay for a Mission church.
Irrigated Garden for Rent.
The irrigated garden at the east river
bridge. A fine opportunity for a good
gardener. Call on or address ,
MRS. C. H. DOUGLASS.
We Burn Wood
when we can get it. If your subscrip-
lion is delinquent and you have the wood
bring us in a load or two.
From Kansas City Journal.
Full of isms , full of cranks ,
Full of wild ideas and "planks , "
Full of politics and spleen ,
Full of officeseekers keen ,
Full of women wanting "rights , "
Full of drug stores-no ( ? ) saloons ,
Full of statesmen full of prunesKansas
Full of push and full of vim ,
Full of courage to the brim ,
Full of men who toil and strive ,
Full of meu who climb and thrive ,
Full of broad and fertile fields ,
Full of record-breaking yields ,
Full of laudable desire ,
Full of patriotic fire ,
Full of culture , full of wealth ,
Full of comelines and health-
Too much whiskey caused three of our
citizens to get into trouble Wednesday
evening. Two of them told the police
judge all about it next morning , and
were given the usual fine and trimmings.
Names are suppressed by request.
If yon take pleasure in good stationery -
ery , try Crane's. It's fine and reasonable -
ble in price. We also do engraving of
cards and embossing of letter paper. See
samples and get prices.
The handsome Hocknell residence
property has been purchased by A. Barnett -
nett , who will , we understand , occupy
the same in the near future.
J. H. Bennett has found it necessary
to reduce his force of cigar makers on
account of quiet trade.
To RENT : 13 room residence , central -
tral , fine repair. $ to a month. Enquire
of A. C. Ebert.
Try McConnell's Balsam for that
cough. Price 25 cents.
Tile : . FaMous o : a
Men's ' and Boys' ' Overcoats ,
Ulsters , Suits and other Winter i1
Goods at LOWER PRICES
than were ever quoted before. ,
Look to your wants at THESE ;
'PRICES. ' . . . '
fficCOOty Neb. JONAS ENOEL , Mgr. !
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William Harrison returned from
Denver , Saturday.
Rev. Davis was a visitor at the
public school , Monday.
Editor Smith of the News spent
Sunday with friends iii Wilsonville.
Farmers are preparing for their
spring work. All are encouraged
to try again.
E. C. Clark of LFbanon shipped
a carload of bogs to Omaha from
this station , Tuesday.
Shiloh was well represented at
the meeting r , of the count } ' teachers
in McCook , Saturday.
Harley Woods returned from
Omaha , Friday , from having an
operation performed upon his eyes.
The Helping Hand will render
a play entitled , "The Sweet Fam-
ily" , Friday evening , February 21.
The proceeds will be used in purchasing -
chasing books for the school libra-
ry. All are cordially invited. The
doors will be opened at 7 o'clock.
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We now have in stock a full
line of the Riverside Oak , the
Gem City Oak , and the Thos.
White Oak Heaters-both soft
and hard coal burners. In
fact we have the finest thing
in heating stoves to be bought
in the market , or ever exhibited -
ited in this city. Don't fail to
see our Ventiduct Heaters.
We also have the popular
Square Oven Cook Stoves in
stock. Everybody ought to
have one of our Square Oven
Cooks-they are the latest and
the very best.
COCHRAN & CO.
This isabsolutely rust proof ,
every piece is guaranteed , and
will be replaced if not as rep-
COCHRAN & Co.
BUGGIES AND CARTS
Remember , we are showing
the best line of Buggies , Carts
and Wagons to be seen in this
part of the Republican valley.
- . Cocm. & Co.
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Don't forget to come and see us
when you want any kind of job '
printing. We are the people who ,
do the nice printing.
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B. G. GOSSARD , Asst.
INDIANOLA , - - NEBRASKA. '
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PROPRIETOR of TILE
McCook Transfer Line. 1l ?
BUS BAGGAGE AND EXPRESS.
Onl } y furniture van in the ' ' 'l
city. Also have a first class house
moving outfit. Leave orders for i 'I '
bus calls at Commercial hotel or
at office opposite the depot. l 1
Carpet aI111 , . 1 + i
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; 'I am still doing carpet laying , carpet
cleaning , lawn cutting and similar work. See i
or write me before giving such work. MI y
charges are very reasonable. Leave orders at
TRIBUNE office. JULIUS KUNLRT.
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