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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (May 1, 1896)
itoller Slcating is Popular.
At the recent cycle show 1n Parts ,
well as at Stanley show , in Londot
new kind of roller skates for street t
> ; I road use were exhibitct' . which is b
tiug very popular in both countr
' 'hey have the shape of ordinary skal
but in the place of steel runners th
4 ' arc two runners provided , which
I covered with rubber tires. For pra
t cal use on ordinary roads they arc
cellent , and their weight is aboutth
pounds apiece. A good roller ska
can move surprisingly fast upon th
skates , and , by placing one foot aer
the rear of the other he can stop aim
j instantaneously. The London r
Paris streets are already alive w
4 sltatcrs using the new roller shat
i 't which are becoming more popular cv
Sir Edward 'Thornton was Brit
amhassador to Russia at the time
the coronation of Alexander III. , h
ing formally represented his gove
merit at Washington for years.
( daughter , Miss llary Grace Thornt
t + contributes to The Century for May l
journal describing "The Crowning e
Czar. " The illustrations of the arti
are from the official record which'
issued by the I4tfssian government N
Thornton says that the most impos :
, , moment of the entire coronation t'
t I when the Czar alone stood in the v
cathedral at Moscow , and all the r
a within the edifice and all without
far as the eye could see , knelt and
. ; fered up prayers for him. The ceret
j f ties attepding the coronation of Nic
las II. next month will be aim
identical with those described.
Novelties In Silver.
' Spoons showing openwork sil'
11 bowls are preferred to dishes for se
ing bon bens , 't'hey have ample cap
ity and are made with long , heavy h ;
dies , elaborately carved.
1' Bread forks make the last addition
I1 . , the table equipment. They are of
/ ttl ' ug shape with pierced tines a
t'I heavy chased handles.
I 1t Wreaths of tiny silver flowers it
the handles of embroidery scissors
pecially designed forgifts. The shea
, showing similar decoration contribi
to the effect as well as to the safety.
Openwork shades over silk linit
arc seen in conjunction with cane
sticks of heavy carved silver.
We will forfeit 51,0.0 if any of our p
lishcd testimonia's are proven to be
genuine. Tus I'iso Co. , Warren , Pc
Side Coatbs and False hair.
1 have just made a discovery wh
is calculated to fill with joy the he ;
r ) of every woman who wishes to en
c the advantages-and undoubtedly ti :
' 1 are many-of hairwhicltissoftl Y waY y
at the sides without the attends
t trouble of inducing nature to have
( 1k straightness transformed into the
" 1 sired undulations. This good thi
t takes the form of a tortoisshell coi
r to which is attached a strand of sof
waved hair , long enough to be dra'
round the side of the head , and to g
all the loose fullness which is so mute
to be desired.
Nothin ; steaks with a louder voice U
a godly lifo.
1 - ! Some people siend enough time cry :
t over spilt milk to Luy a whole cow' .
Iowa farms forsale on crop payments ,
per cent cash , Lalance } j' crop yearly , ur
paid for. J. MULHALL , 1V aukegan,111
The reason it is called a stag party
because the men in it generally stags
It the Baby Is Cutting Teetn.
Scvuro and use that old and well tried remedy , > d
. ' for Children Teething.
p .f wn SLOW'S Sentan:6 SSrUP
If you would be a happy man , learn to
t a contented one.
l ) FITS-All Fits stopped tree by Pr.Kline's Gre ' : .
.i. t Dturvelouscures. NerceRestorer. TtraticandS2trr N"Fltsaftrrtbenrstday'su. .Ibottlefreri
1ILe&Ms. Send to Dr. Kllne.931ArcnSt.,1L1Ia.L.
The wound made by a knife may h (
but thatmade by an unkind word may n
No woman should lean back when
Half Fare Excursions via the Wabash
The short line to St. Louis , and quick roi
' + East or South ,
f 1 April 21st and May 5th. Excursions
} all points South at one fare for the rou
I trip with X3.00 added.
' JUNE 10th ,
/i National Republican Convention at St
JULY 3d ,
National Educational Association at
, , r
' JULY 9th ,
Christian Endeavor Convention at
JULY 2nd ,
s National People and Silver Convention
1 St. Louis.
g ' t For rates , time tables and farther mf
mation , call at the Wabash ticket of i
1 I - 1415 Farnnm St. , Paxton Hotel block ,
t write Gao. N. CLAYTON.
j ! N. W. Pass. Agt. , Omaha , Neb
j An evil intention perverts the bit
i-t (1 ( 1 actions and makes them sins.
The Oldest Ilrltlslt Trees.
The oldest tree in this country is 1
yew tree at Bradburn , in Kent , whi
is said to be 3,000 years old ; while
Fortingal , in Perthshire , is one nea'
as old. At Ankerwyke house , nl
Staines , is a yew tree , which was fa
pus at the date of thesigning of Mug
Charta , 1215 , and later was the trysti
place of Henry VIII and Annie Boles
The three yews at Fountains Abt
are at least 1,200 ycarsold , and benet
them the founders of the abbey sat
1132. There are no famous oaks ti
rival any yew in age , 2,000 years bet
the greatest age attained. Damorc
oak , in Devonshire , which was blot
down in 1703 , had this distinetil
Cowthrope Oak , near Wetherby , Yoi
shire-is said to be 1,600 years old
Better than Refined Gold
Is bodily comfort. This unspeakable be
is dented to many unfortunates for wh
ailments llostetter's Stomach Bitters 1
promptly helpful remedy. The dyspopl
the rheumatic , the nervous persons troub
with blliousness or chills and fever , shot
lose no time In availing themselves of t
comnrebensve ! and genial medicine. It p
motes appetite and nightly slumber.
A New Use for XItays.
It will not be very long until the
rays will be in common use by phy
cians and surgeons in locating frr
tures , dislocations , etc. Where the
is much swelling it is almostmpos
ble to tell the extent of the Jfractt
and especially if it be a slight one.
When Nature ) ,4
Needs assistance it may be best to re
der it promptly , but one should remei
ber to use even the most perfect ren
dies only when needed. The best a'
most simple and gentle remedy is t
Syrup of Figs , manufactured by t
California Fig Syrup Company.
Mr. llobbs-Dear , this paper sa
sewing is to a woman what whistli
is to a man.
"Is that so ? Well , here , take lit'
Dick's trousers and whistle a couple
patches on them while I go to the mi
Coe'i Cough Balsam
Is the oldest and best. It will break up a Cold qui
: rthananythlnselse. Itisaiwaysreilable. Try
An Appreciative Spirit.
A senator's wife , who is an acco :
plashed musician , gave a dinner par
recently. Among the guests was
certain member of the Kentucky de
ration in congress. When awaiting a
nouncement of dinner , at the urge
request of some of the guests , t
hostess played and sane She had jt
finished a polonaise by Chopin , whi
was greeted by a burst of applause , ai
as she arose from the piano , in the
fence which followed the sweet strain
her husband turned to the gentler
from the Bluegrass state with :
"Would you like a sonata before di
aer , colonel ? "
"Well , I don't mind , " promptly repli
the Kentucky statesman , bracing
luickly. "I had two an my way hcl
but I reckon I can stand another. "
\ew York Tribune.
, A Good Reason.
I don't see why you sent me to b
or being just imprudent , " sobbed W
our."It is very easily explained , " said 1
. "You are imprudent becau
rather. ou got out of bed on the wrong si
this morning. I want you to go to b
for an hour , and then see if you cat
* et out on the right side.-Harper
[ found Table.
Three striking contribution to t.
play Atlantic are the opening numb
) f a series of letters from Dante Ga
iel Rossetti to William Allinghal
lbly edited by George Birkbeck Hi
with a delightful autobiographic
fetch of Allingham ; Kendric Churl
Babcock's discussion of The Seandi
lvian Contingent , being the third p
per in the series on race characteristi
u American life ; and an anonymo
' fitness for t
caper on fir. Olney's
Half Fare to Virginia and Carolina.
On May 5 homeseekers' excursu
rickets will be sold from all points
he West and Northwest over the "B
four Route" and Chesapeake S ; Oh
fty. to Virginia andNorth Carolina
Ine fare for the round-trip. Settle
ooking for a home in the South can t
lo better than in Virginia. The
hey have cheap farm lands , no bli
: ards , no cyclones , mild winters , nev
failing crops , cheap transportation al
he best markets. Send for free c
; riptive pamphlet , excursion rates at
ime folders. U. L. Truitt , N. W.
A. , 23.4 Clark St. , Chicago , Ill.
Billiard table , second-hand , for s ;
: heap. Apply to or address , H. C. Asrs ,
511 S. lath St. . Omaha , Neb.
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may , } . . 5 ® .
. - $ : A Years Years Years
I When the opportunity lies in a bottle of ST. JACOBS OIL. It cures , e
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: ir j' is a pure , permanent and artts.t
f I wall-coating. ready for the bruJ
, by mixing in cold water.
a For Sale by Paint Dealers Everywhere.
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INSTRUCTIVE READING FOR OUR
' BOYS AND GIRLS.
The Rebellions Child-A Surprise for
Mamma-More Than IIo Bargained
for-Their Long Missing Sat-Origin
Y baby's gone and
named herself !
Who ever heard
the like ?
The cutest , quaintest -
est fancy of the
I asked her what
she called herself
and gazed into
of her bright eyes as she looked up
frankly said : "Ah Goo. "
Ab Goo ! A Chinese baby ! Now , wl
there would have guessed
Those tiny feet the paths of Chi
babyland had pressed ?
r ho would have thought those
' and blue and speculative eye
, glad ; looked upon the beauties of a Ii
gel paradise ?
The stork that brought the bat' to
house that summer nay , ; ,
Just paused to rest his wings Flit ? ' ,
turned an d flew away ;
We might have asked him whence
came , but no one ever knew
Until she answered me to-day
dubbed herself "Ah Gao.'i , '
What boots ? She's ours now , althc
she wandered from afar.
And she'll forget the kingdom w
eternal flowers are
For love that we shall give her in
motherland that's new ,
And one day we will tell her how
named herself "Ah Goo. "
At Any Cott.
In wrath and tears Edith Hewlett
gone to bed. She had been tucke
once , given a drink twice , kissed g
night three times , and the lamp
been extinguished , but the spark of
bPllion still burned in her childish i
"Mamma , " she cried.
"Go to sleep , Edith , " her mother
sterny ; "I shall not' come in t :
"I want a drink , mamma , " E
"You've had two drinks alre
Now go to sleep. "
There was a brief silence , and 1
Edith tried again.
"Mamma , come and kiss me g
"You've been kissed good-night , d
and I shall not come in again , so g
sleep at once like a good girl. "
There was another pause , while
lonely child cudgeled her little b
for a new expedient.
"Mamma , " she cried at last , "p1
come in ; I'm so hungry. "
"You cannot have anything to eat
night , and if I come in there again. "
mother said , with rising choler , "it
be to give you a good spanking ! "
There was a longer pause , and jut
it began to look as if the evening's
tie were over , the child's voice
"Mamma , " she pleaded , "I'm
lonely in here. Please come in
spank me-Harper's ! Magazine.
A Surprise for Mamma.
Everyone who has read Professor
ly's "Studies of Childhood" r
acknowledge the American child t
a subject worthy of study. But
following delicious production w1
we received from the medical ma
whom it was sent shows , we think ,
the child mind in this country
equally interesting. The letter is v
ten upon small pink paper , ornamel
with a picture of a pony , and we t
scribe it verbatim , omitting only na
and adresses :
I would be 1
Dear Dr. - ,
pleased if you would let me have a ] ?
for one guinea. We want it on the
of Febry for Mother's birthday.
would like it fat and Bonny , with 1
eyes and fair hair. We Children
going to give it to her ourselves ph
answer at once.-Yours slncet
Archie - . P. S.-Which wouk
cheaper a Boy or a Girl ? "
We commend this to the notice
Professor Sully. The P. S. Is deli
ful , and who is there shall answer
momentous question ? The age of
writer-the eldest child-we may
is 7. We are honored with the acqua
lady aged 5 who
ante of a young
day remarked :
"Father. dear , why is our baby san
common little thin
an unpleasant ,
But this only shows from what
ferent points of view children may 1
at the same
The Origin of Tobarco.
The origin of tobacco is thus give ;
an old Arabic legend , reported in
Conte Arabe :
The prophet was taking a stroll in
country when he saw a serpent
with cold , lying on the ground.
compassionately took it up and wan
it in his bosom. When the serpent
recovered it said : "Divine Prop
listen. I am now going to bite th
"Why , pray ? " inquired Mohamn
"Because thy race persecutes a
and tries to stamp it out. "
"But does not thy race , too , m
perpetual war against mine ? " was
prophet's rejoinder. "How canst ti
besides , be so ungrateful , and so s
forget that I saved thy life ? "
"There is no such thing as gratit
upon this earth , " replied the serp +
"and if I were now to spare ti
either thou or another of thy r
would kill me. By Allah , I shall 1
"II thou bast sworn by Allah , I 1
not cause thee to break thy vow , "
the prophet , holding his hand to
serpent's mouth. The serpent bit
but he sucked the wound with his
and spat the venom on the gre
And on that very spot there spran
a plant which combines within 1
the venom of the serpent and con
lion of the prophet. Men call
plant by the name of tobacco.
Wits Their Long Misslny Son.
Frank Sellen had a quarrel wits
parents , near Shandalcen , N..Y. , a
on years ago , when a boy of ftf
and immediately left for parts
known. Nothing was heard from
and he was mourned as dead ,
his Identity was revealed in a ra
tramp , who applied for food at
abode of the aged parents , twenty I
from his former home , recently.
Mr. and Mrs. Sellen were parts
of their evening meal when there t
rap at the kitchen door from a
clad in rags , who asked for somet
to eat and the privilege of remal
ever night in the barn.
"rre will give you a bite , " said
old farmer , "but you cannot stay
night on these premises. Come it
While the tramp was eagerly dev
ing the food which Mrs. Sellen had
pared for him she suddenly inqul
'What is your name ? "
The tramp looked sharply at lib
7tlirer for a moment and then rep
'For years I have been an outcast
vanderer and have not used my na.
"My God ! " exclaimed the woman
: his Frank' Sellen , our long lost bi
"I am Frank Sellen , " said the trt
: 'ursting into tears.
His identity sufficiently revealed ,
wandered was welcomed back into
) ld household , past differences
forgotten , and to-day he bears 1
lemblanre to the tramp of yesterdr
A Now Etrth.
Margaret E. Sangster recently t
to apt illustration of the change of
: d by the new birth. She said :
It happened not long ago , thr
friend of mine , who had been
rear-sighted all her life , had her
atted with glasses which have g
rer a new sense of the wonderful vv
; he lives in.
The first time this friend wen
; hurell after the new glasses had
caled to her the manner of place
vend was , she felt embarrassed at
r.r so much and so clearly. Wa1' ' .
through the aisle to her pew , she
veld for the first time , though she
leard him preach for years , the ben
ent face of the pastor. She saw
: Moir , too , and elders and deacons.
few glasses had introduced her
sew world simply by revealing to
what had always been there.
No change had been wrought on
vrorld and her environment rema
what it long had been. But all
iltered to her. Revelation had 1
; ranted , and she could truly
'Whereas I was blind , now I see !
Something like this happens v
1ne who has never realized the to
dndness of God suddenly awaken
L sense of it.-Ram's Horn. '
More Than lie Bargained For.
The little eight-year-old daughtc
ashier Ham , of the Anglo-Califo
lank , was playing around the yr
Inc day recently , when President I
.dlienthal , who delights in amuser
'or ' children , took her into the 8
zeasure box to show her the S
sacks of coin. On the floor lay a i
: ontaining $20,000 in gold coin.
"That sack is full of gold , " he
flamed , "and now , my little gir
fou carry it you can have it. "
The little girl toddled over tc
; rasped it with both hands , and to
Jllenthal's consternation she pick
rp and trotted out of the vault wit
iie didn't know that she had 1
aised in the country , where big St
tnd logs of wood were among her 1
? ow Mr. Lilienthal got out of his
r act is not known , but the books of
lank fail to show $20,000 to the c1
If little Miss Ham-San Franc
How to Live .
An eminent physician , himself
nest eighty years old , yet lool
carcely more than fifty , recently s
If I were asked to give the ingredi
if an elixir that would insure long
should say : Take plenty of exer
Clain and wholesome food , and be
tad be temperate in all things. '
f my patient was an honest man o
tonest woman , as the case might
.nd would follow my directions as l
stly as possible , and hadn't any
; anic disease , he and she would
o a good and well-tempered old
and would be fair to look upon c
he end. "
Vhat Happens When Ton Light a 1
The following is a scientific desc
ion of what happens when you 1
Ere : The phosphorus on a mate
aised by friction to a temperatur
50 degrees Fahrenheit , at which II
Cites. It raises the temperature of
ulphur , if it be a sulphur match
00 degrees , when the sulphur begin
Burn. The sulphur raises the hea
00 degrees , when the wood takes
he work and produces a tempera
f 1,000 degrees , at which the coal
The wonderful Mme. de Pompad
gas not so extraordinarily beanti
he owned her success to wit , tact
leasing manners. Her chief bee
gas her hair , which , to increase
eight , she wore in the style that l
ears her name.
Gen. Pompus-I am to speak at
anquet to-night , and I want you
'rite ' my speech for me. Scribe-'W
o yon take me
Ills View : lbout Dress.
The late Prebendary Rogers humor
was very unconventional. At a dinner
where he happened to be sitting next' '
to the bishop of London , responding to
the toast of his health , Mr. Rogers said
that some of his friends still regretted
that lie had not attained higher preferment -
ment in the church. 't'hey wanted himn
to be made a bishop. "But , " he added ,
" 1 feel that. I have got quite enough
happiness out of my life without haying -
ing this flutntnery about my legs. " And
he lifted up Dr. Temple's apron.-San
HALL'S CATARRII CURE is a lliqud and is
taken internally , and acts dtreztly upon the
blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Send
for testimonials , free. Sold by Druggists. ? 5c.
1 : ' . J. C1IE\EY S CO. , Proprs , Toledo 0.
Good husbnuds are seldom troubled with
It would spoil nape men out of ten to let
them have their own way for a month.
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/ s e Model 1 eti ner i a
i i i
The only medal awarded to
sarsaparilla at the World's Fair ,
IS93 , at Chicago , was awarded to
arsa art a. t
. rite for whatyou want
I to Tut : iIEt'llxil I1-
1'1STIIPST CU. , shining
I Enrhange , Denver , Palo.
t t , ,
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- : ; : ;
, 1 ,4 _ You ony get of other , '
-f- _ good tobacco3 01 ; ozs.
i for to cents.
- : :
. . " _ - -
You get of Battle Ax -
[ same quality ,
3 o for [ o cents
t . '
You et over 2 ounces more of
Battle Ax for 10 cents than an Y
other tobacco 0 f the same grade.
These two ounces re cost you
I nothing , and the 5 cent piece ' 1s nearly
as large as you g et of other highgwades
for 10 cents ,
, ® ts . . . rata rttaa rz
Model No , l.
Illodel No. 1.
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. , In This Puzzle Yon See ,
; the Crawl ; ,
- , " : Sprocket of the Strictly
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Model No. 11. High Crude Yodel No. 10.
Narrow Price ,
Theonly Machinemadewithont Leverage and Friction and with Sprocketand Chain run.
ning between bearings , which are in the hubs of the cranks , 3 % inches apart. If you intend
to ride a wheel , BIDE THE BEST. The discount makes THE BEST , THE CHEAPEST.
" " " " forehead of each
lark an "H" or "D" on the
TO SOLVE THE PUZZLE , candidate to indicate the politic . party to
which he belongs. Cut out puzzle and return to us with your name , address , model of wheel , and
height of frame desired. The more correct and pro"tpt thereturn of yoursolrt'on they eater
discount ice wilt allow you. We want a few Racycles in your locality at once as anvertise-
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Cite. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M. i
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