The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936, March 13, 1896, Image 4

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' ' By F. M. KIMMELL.
THIS is Nebraska weather that
the oldtimers tell about. Even so
and more too.
THE convention for the Fifth
congressional district will be held
in Minden on April 8th ,
THE sound money Democrats
will hold their convention in Lincoln -
coln on the 29th of April , with 625
delegates based on the vote for
THERE seems to be no opposition
to the renomination of Congressman -
man Andrews , who will be eminently -
inently satisfactory to the mass of
Republican voters in the district.
A NICE kettle of fish is the Mc-
Kinley-Manderson imbroglio. The
whole game is becoming tiresome.
If the contending would-be leaders -
ers of the party , Motif north and
south of the Platte , both U P. and
I B. & M. , don't soon put brakes on
their damnfoolery they won't have
any votes to place to the credit of
the Republican candidates in the
electorril college , next fall. Give
the rank and file of the Republican
party a show for their white alley ,
I and the Republican majority in
Nebraska will return in strength
and confidence.
A great deal of spring wheat has
been sowed.
Levi Harrison will farm William
Barber's place , this year.
Ducks are numerous-and so are
the hunters-on the creek.
Last week , Messrs. Season aucl
1 Miller put up ice fourteen inches
1I I thick.
Mrs. PinkneY is quite sick. Has
been confined to her bed for past
two weeks.
j Rev. E. J. Vivian closed a series -
ries of successful revival meetings
i in the Red Willow school house ,
last Sunday.
A good many from this neighborhood -
borhood attended the preliminary
niurder trial in McCook , Wednesday -
day of last week.
No land will remaiu idle , this
year , about nil of it being now
rented for one-third the crop.
} There is no truth in 'the report
.that land is renting for one-fourth.
Some people are in the habit of
turning out their stock to destroy
. other people's feed. They do not
have energy enough to provide
feed for their own stock as other
people do. This procedure is becoming -
I coming stale-such people should
be compelled to care for their own
stock. A dose of herd law would
about fill the bill.
This w Bather is hay iug its effect
in encouraging the farmer.
i I notice that the discriminating
readers take THE TRIBUNE. ,
The Mite society met with Mrs.
W. A. Decay , Tuesday evening.
Harrison and Powell shipped
another carload of hogs to Denver ,
Harry Hooper , ex-teacher of the
Lebanon public schools , was in
town , Tuesday.
E.E.Hayes , who has been teaching -
ing in the Lebanon neighborhood ,
has moved here. '
Wm. A. Minniear and Arthur
Allen were visitors of the public
schools , this week.
March is ably sustaining. the
- dignity of winter-in fact is show-
- lng a chilly disposition to work
overtime in that direction so far.
We are just in receipts of a new
I suPP1Y of tablets and box papers ,
memorandums , etc.
Highest Honors-World's Fair ,
- - A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. Free
-from Ammonia , Alum or any other adulterant ,
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The commissioners will meet on
the 17th.
Miss Jessie Welborn has been
ill , this week.
Ora Bodwell has. been on the
sick list , this week.
Sheriff Nell had official business
in McCook , yesterday.
J. L.Gandy , pension attorney of
Broken Bow was in townWednes-
We understand that G.S.Bishop
contemplates going to Denver to
live ,
G. W. Roper and E. B. Banks
had business , on Saturday , in Mc-
These continued "snow flurries"
have backbone in them foi the
C. W. Beck was at Palisade on
Thursday , having Woodman business -
ness there
Ockey Mosher has come back
front Tudiana in the regular Nebraska -
raska fashion.
Messrs. A. J. Rittenhouse and
C. H. Boyle of McCook were in
town , Tuesday.
C. E. F. Quigley of Medford ,
Oklahoma , formerly resident here ,
is Jookina after business interests
in this town , this week.
Treasurer and Mrs : J. B. Mes-
erve spent Saturday and Sunday
on the Brush creek ranch looking
after affairs thereon , returning on
Sunday night.
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.
Misses Clara Bonnet and Lizzie
Egan attended special Catholic
services here , last Friday , and were
the guests of Father Sproll during
their brief stay.
Dean J. L. McBrien of Orleans
college was in town , Saturday last.
He is rejoicing in the prospect of
an excellent Chautauqua at Orleans -
ans , this summer.
Wednesday evening , Mrs. S. M.
Walker , president of the Nebraska
W. C. T. U , spoke in the Methodist -
dist church. She was the guest of
Mrs. Happersett while in the city.
Saturday last , the Wolfe boys
from forth of town were tried before -
fore Justice Beck on the charge of
stealing wood. H. W. Keyes appeared -
peared for the plaintiff and W. R.
Starr for the defendants. They
were judged guilty of the offense
and fined ten dollars.
Tuesday , lawyers and others
gathered here to attend the sitting
of the district court , but Judge
Norris decided that lie could not
legally hold court here since the
decision of the supreme court in
the county seat case. By general
consent a few cases of minor importance -
portance were disposed of.
One of the boys visiting the Mc-
Cook schools , two weeks ago , was
asked whether Indianola had electric -
tric lights.
"No" , said the Indianola boy.
"Have you waterworks ? "
"What have you down there ,
anyway ? "
Oh , we have a couple of your
people in jail" .
.Mrs. Marietta Bishop , mother of
G. S. Bishop , after a short illness ,
departed this life for the other , on
Monday last. Services were held
in the Methodist church in the
evening , Rev. R.L. Knox preaching
the sermon. Members of the various -
ious secret orders to which G. S.
Bishop belongs here attended in a
body. The remains were taken
to Iowa ; for interment on Tuesday
Mrs. : J. F. Helm 'was quite ill ,
Mr. Mott's family are preparing
to go to Kansas.
An Epworth league is to be organized - I
ganized at the Red Willow school
J. F. Black has been confined to
the house for some time with rheumatism -
matism and a bad cold.
An Endeavor social at Mr.Simp-
son's Tuesday night , was poorly
attended , everyone being weary
with continued church going , and
another party coming very soon.
WANTED-Regular correspondents -
ents for THE TRIBUNE at Danbury ,
Box Elder , Lebanon , Cedar Bluffs ,
and other unrepresented localities
in this vicinity. Write for terms
and full particulars. .
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J. M. Hamil ' tonand family have
moved to a farm north of'Indianola. '
A. W. Porter left , Monday evening -
ning , to join his family in Denver.
J , W. Torney moved , latter part
of last week to a farm about five
miles south of town.
The public meeting of the G. A.
R. post and W. R. corps , last Saturday -
day , was largely attended.
H. K. Clover of Council Bluffs ,
Iowa , arrived on Tuesday , to make
his parents a brief visit.
Mrs. Kerst moved in from the
farm , last week , and occupies the
. house vacated by J. W. Torney.
Captain J. C. Gammill was in
Hastings ; Tuesday , attending the
congressional central committee
Miss Ella Mitchell and Floyd
Berry of McCook spent Saturday
and Sunday here with relatives ,
the Kikendalls.
A few of Bert Stephens' young
friends called on him ; Tuesday
evening , anll made it one that will
be pleasant to recall.
Miss Katie Allen closed her term
of school in district 14 , last Friday ,
and left for her home in Thomas
county , Kansas , Tuesday ,
Miss Lizzie Williams arrived
home , on Monday evening , from
Champion , Chase county , where
she has been teaching school.
J. L. White of Curtis preached
Seventh Day Adventist doctrine to
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large congregations in the Christian -
ian church , Sunday afternoon and
Albert Price left on Wednesday
for the Gammill raucll in Frontier
county , and will endeavor to serve
in a useful as well as ornamental
capacity , this summer.
Rev. E.W. Brooker of this place
was married to Miss Estella Anderson -
erson of Kearney at that place on
Thursday evening of last week.
We join a host of friends in extending -
tending felicitations.
Mesdames L. Jones and J. C.
Harned returned , last Saturday
evening , from Essex , Iowa , where
they were summoned , a short time
since , by the serious illness of their
mother , Mrs. Anderson , but whom
they left in a fair way to recover.
lv. H. Gartside arrived here on
Thursday of last week , from Bedford -
ford , Iowa , with a carload of stork
and household goods , and Mrs.
Gartside and the children followed
on Sunday morning. Mr. Gartside
will occupy his property here and
farm near town , this summer.
Miss Jennie Doyle , daughter of
James Doyle of Bed willow precinct -
inct , entered school here , Monday.
? Jr. Doyle spent Sunday here with
J. H. Stephens and family , ail on
his return was accompanied by
iris. Stephens , who will visit her
friends on the Willow , briefly.
Our cornet band presented their
drama to a fair house at Cambridge
on Friday evening of last week.
The net receipts , however , amounted -
ted to only about one-sixth of what
they did here. After all , and especially -
pecially does this apply to amateur
theatricals , "there's no place like
home" .
W. F. Esher appears much improved -
proved in health.
Willie Esher is with us again ,
hale and hearty.
The Speer brothers are hauling
corn from the Beaver country.
Mrs. E. S. Dutcher was a sufferer -
ferer from neuralgia , last week.
A trifle windy and an effort to
be moist-but it might be worse.
Master Clarence Moust of Ober-
lin has been visiting in the Speer
James Harris expects soon5 to
view the Driftwood with all its
I classic beauty and grandeur.
Frank Burton of Culbertson
spent a few days , last week , with
relatives in and about Vailton.
Hattie Bunnell closed her school
work , a few days since. Her sister -
ter Belle will finish her term in
the Frederick district at the close
of the month.
Lee Taylor of Illinois was out ,
recently , looking after his 800-
acre ranch on the Driftwcod. Mr.
Taylor has other extensive land
interests in the west.
We notice that Samuel Fleming
is quite popular , this leap year.
However , there are two or three
other lads not very much in the
shade when we speak of popularity.
Pleat of Apples at
March has certainly come in like
a lion ,
William Hyatt has rented the
Ira Miller place at Box Elder.
W. Y. Johnson has completed a
new race track for the training of
his horses.
Jack Calihen was out risking life
and limb in training a new bicycle
on Sunday last.
Jas. Robinson's youngest child
has been quite sick , but 'is better
at the present writing.
The school closed , last Friday ,
with appropriate exercises. The
programme was excellent and well
Clara Hanlein went over to the
Driftwood , the first of the week , to
visit her mother , Mrs. I. P. Moore ,
so Dick is keeping bachelor's hall.
M. E , Piper returned , last week ,
from Omaha , where he has been
to see his wife , who is at the Deaconess -
coness hospital. He reports that
she is doing nicely.
The Box Elder cemetery has
been surveyed and platted and as
there has been raised sufficient
money , it will be fenced and presented -
sented to the church.
George Mohler has once more
severed his connection with the
paternal residence , and will assist
William Randel in tilling the soil ,
the coming summer.
Joseph Sanders , who recently
cut his foot so badly , is. getting
along nicely , and is able to be
around on crutches.
Before starting on a wolf hunt
be sure to hobble your wolf. We
have two instances in proof of the
success of this method , both of
which occurred not a tliousancl
miles distant.
The market gardeners of this
place are bestiring themselves to
get in readiness for onions , and
other vegetables which will stand
early planting. A. W. Campbell
took time by the forelock and
planted his onion seed in Dec.
- Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Brewer
returned to Denver on Wednesday
of this week , Mrs. Brewer has
been visiting here since the holidays -
days and will be missed by the
young people of Box Elder , among
whom she has made many friends.
We were unable to forward Peter -
ter Brower's obituary notice , last
week , but , though tardy , will do so
this week :
PETER A. Bitowrn was born near
Paterson , New Jersey , December
25th , 1836. His early life was
spent in that place , where he
learned his trade-the hatter's.
He moved' to Illinois in 1800 ,
and in 1805 he was married to
Miss Martha iltay. In 1869 lie
moved to Iowa , and 1n 1885 came
to Nebraska , settling in Box Elder
in 1886. Here lie opened a store ,
carrying a stock of general merchandise -
andise , which he continued to operate -
rate until his cleathwhich , occurred
on February 27th , 1800 , resulting
from hemorrhage of the lungs.
The funeral sermon was preached -
ed by Rev. E. J. Vivian. The deceased -
ceased was buried in the Box Elder
cemetery. Mr. Brower's death was
a surprise to all and his death
leaves a place in our locality which
it will be hard to fill. He was an
upright man and an earnest Chris-
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When she was a Child , she cried for Castoria.
When she became Miss , she clung to Castoria.
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