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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (May 27, 1898)
By F. M. K1MMELL.
OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER.
THE state supreme court has de
cided that the law withdrawing the
state school lauds from sale is a
THE only life lost in Nebraska
in the storm of last week , was that
of J. A. Arnold of Gandy. His
house was destroyed and his wife
EDWARD BELLAMY , author and
philanthropist , author of "Equali-
ty , " died on lest Sunday morn
ing , at his home in Ohicopee Falls ,
Mass. , from consumption , at the
age of forty-nine years.
IT MUST be dawning upon the
minds of all that the war with
Spain is not a before-breakfast
job , but will.cost the United States
great treasure , and bloodshed can
not be averted under the most fa
PRESIDENT McKiNLEY has is
sued a call for 75,000 more vol
unteers. This will make the total
of troops , including the first call
for 125,000 volunteers , the regu
lar army and navy , and all other
branches of service , 280,000. This
will make room for the Third Ne
braska regiment and perhaps for
more men from Nebraska , although
the apportionment by states has
not been made.
As THE war with , Spain proceeds
the reluctance of President Mc-
BLinley to declare hostilities will
be appreciated. Real war carries
with it such dire results and con
sequences , even to the victors , that
those who are familiar with them ,
as President McKinley is , natur
ally and properly feel loth to
plunge their fellow men into them
until every diplomatic resource
has been exhausted.
J. E. Lawthers and wife are the
proud parents of a new boy.
Ray Gale , from near McCook ,
was through here on his wheel ,
Samuel Ellis made a business
drive to Indiauola , last Tuesday ,
returning home on Wednesday
I. J. Peck of Cedar Bluffs , Kas. ,
and a traveling salesman for the
McCormick Harvesting Company
were through here , this week.
Rev. White and Geo. Fowler
have been busy carrying chain for
the surveyor over in Daubury pre
cinct during the past two weeks.
On account of the funeral of
Mrs. Badcou in McCook , last Sun
day , there was no quarterly meet
ing held at the Pleasant Prairie
school-house as announced.
Corn planting is about over ,
but owing to the ground being
cold it has not made much progress
in the way of growth. Small grain
never looked better in the history
of the precinct.
Mrs. Baker and Eva drove ovei
from Bartley , Friday.
Rev. Chrysler attended the min
isterial association at Culbertson ,
Sigrid Pearson and Earnest are
helping with the work at McCornbs
Frank Moore was recently elect
ed commander of the Wilsonville
post G. A. R.
Miss Alice Pfrimmer of Omaha
will lecture in the church Monday
evening , May 31st. Admission is
free. A large crowd is expected.
Mrs. Caroline Shafer died Sun
day and her funeral was held the
day following at the home of her
son Geo. Shafer. A large number
of neighbors and friends attended.
The sermon was by Rev. Chrysler.
The government has cut down
Mail Carrier Wixon's pay , pre
sumably to save up money to help
carry on the war. So now Wix.
carries milk to the Wilsonville
separator station in order to make
both ends meet.
Royal makes the food pure ,
wholesome and delicious.
Absolute/ ! Pure
ROYAL DAKINQ POWDER CO. , NEW YORK.
Mr. Helm has leased the Prick-
ett place. *
Crops are looking fine as the re
sult of recent rains.
Horace Taylor put in a patch
of sugar beets , this year.
There was a dance at Mr. Kum-
mer's last Thursday evening.
The Byfield children have a lot
of young Belgium hares for sale.
Charlie Byfield was taking
teacher's examination , Saturday.
Mrs. Ann Byfield of Toronto ,
Ontario , is visiting her son Wm.
Byfield , this summer.
There was an ice cream party at
Mr. Baker's last Friday evening.
It goes without saying that it was
A gramaphoue euteretainment
at Red Willow school-house was
not as well attended as it might
have been but those who attended
reported a good time.
Mr. Longnecker added to his
large orchards a lot of peach trees
this spring. Mr. Longnecker is a
believer in soil culture and his
abundant crops are a proof that he
is right in his methods.
We have had plenty of rain and
crops look fine.
Dr. Talmage says this war has
its alleviations , but we do not look
at it in that light.
Bed Willow , it's about time for
you to make some more resolu
tions , or have you left these Utop
ian scenes and gone to Altruria.
We earnestly hope that the can
non in McCook will not be fired
off again on uncertainties , as it
makes we country people think
the war is ended.
There was a mighty rush from
the cornfields during the hail
storm , Monday. Some of the
hail stones were very large , two
of them tea
filling a large-sized
This section of the county was
visited by a severe hail-storm
Monday afternoon. Rye was
heading out and was badly dam
aged. Gardens were injured ,
window glass broken , and various
other damage sustained. Mrs. E.J. (
Goehring and Mrs. J. W. Jones
each lost about one hundred chick
Charles Olmstead is breaking
prairie for J. H. Relph.
Rev. Tii-rill preached in the
school-house , Sunday morning.
Willie Redman of Cedar Bluffs
was visiting friends here , Sunday.
Harve Rowland was looking foi
more corn ground , first of the
Some of the farmers are still
planting corn , but expect to finish
Elder Hale of Holdrege held
quarterly conference in the Pleas
ant Prairie school-house , Saturday
On account of the funeral of
Mrs. Badcou in McCook , Sunday
morning , the announcement of ser
vices at this point was withdrawn.
Highest Honors World's Fair ,
9 * .
MOST PERFECT MADE.
A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. Free
rom Ammonia , Alum or any other adulterant.
40 YEARS THE STANDARD.
J. L. Mangus returned , Tuesday ,
from a trip to Oxford.
Prahk Walsworlh made a busi
ness trip to McCook , Thursday of
E. E. Smith went to Denver ,
Wednesday afternoon , with a cai
of fat cattle.
J. H. Rosenfelt of Cambridge
was looking after his interests
here , Thursday last.
Mrs. and Mrs. 0. G. Broman of
Tyrone spent Sunday here with
her mother , Mrs. N. A. Kite.
Miss Maud Douchy of Stockville
left for McCook , Wednesday even
ing , going from there to Orleans.
Mrs. E. F. Hamilton and daugh
ter Sadie were guests of McCook
friends , Wednesday and Thurs
E. E. Smith went down to Oma
ha with a car each of hogs and
cattle , Monday , returning Wednes
The social , Saturday evening ,
under the auspices of the Ladies'
Aid society , was a decided success
both socially and financially.
Mrs. M. Matthews arrived here ,
Sunday evening , from Atwood ,
Kansas , to make a visit of some
length with her daughter , Mrs.
Miss Gertie Teel came down
from L-dianola , Wednesday morn
ing , to bo of assistance in surpris
ing her sister , Miss Effie , in the
There should be an ordinance
passed prohibiting inexperienced
cyclists from riding on the side
walks , as they disfigure the earth ,
grass and buildings , and displace
Night Operator McMani al was
transferred , last Saturday , from
this place to Franklin , giving him
a better position and day work.
He was relieved here by E. G.
Dilts from Norcatur , Kansas.
The band boys received their
new uniforms , this week. The
coats and caps are of a green color
trimmed with gold braid , and the
trousers are snowy white. They
the boys as well as the uniforms
will be on drese parade , Friday
A very pleasant evening was
spent at the residence of Mr. and
Mis. A. L. Cochran , Wednesday ,
the occasion being a surprise for
Miss Effie Teel. f he evening was
spent in games and social chat ,
and was pronounced by every one
a very ehjoyable affair , long to be
remembered by all present. Miss
Teel closes a successful term of
school here , this week , and will re
turn to her home in Indianola.
Monday morning , while Mrs.
John Clouse was driving west of
town the horse became frightend
and jumped to one side , turning
the buggy completely over and
throwing the occupants , Mrs.
Clouse and her little brother , to
the ground. The horse ran back
toward town , dragging the buggy
on its side , and was captured by
the Curlee boys near their place.
Fortunately the little by was un
hurt , but Mrs. Clouse sustained
painful though not serious bruises ,
and the buggy was badly wrecked.
The village is aflame with big
red posters which announce the
coming of the "biggest show on
earth" to Bartley at an early date.
Although the people of this place
are enjoying prosperity to an un
limited degree , with dollar wheat
now and an enormous crop in
sight , this stupendous amusement
aggregation asks for one admission
the trifling sum of only ten cents.
The railroads have surely made a
mistake in not offering special in
ducements in the way of reduced
tariffs , thereby giving the equally
prosperous neighboring village in
habitants the same opportunity we
During the month of May , I will be in
McCook , Saturday the 7th and aist.
Regular examination the 2ist. I wil
hold a special examination at the schoolhouse -
house in Indianola , May i4tb.
LILLIAN M. WELBORN ,
One Minute is not long , yet relief is
abtained in half that time by the use of
Dne Minute Cough Cure. It prevents
: onsumption and quickly cures colds ,
: roup , bronchitis , pneumonia , la grippe
md all throat and lung troubles. A.
VIcMillen. > a
A Backward Spring Makes This
Opportunity for You.
&re have too many Men's new lines of Men's
and Boys' Spring' Suits on and Boys' Straw Hats , Color
hand. We ninst reduce the ed Shirts , Underwear , Hos
stock. To do this at once we iery ? Neckwear , Collars and
make special prices 011 oiirline Cuffs is the most complete ,
of MEN'S and BOYS' SPUING and larger than you can find
SUITS. Come and see the elsewhere in Southwestern
Genuine Bargain we are offering Nebraska. Conie and see the
feringin Stylish , Well-made assortment. Our prices are
and GoodfittingClothing. . the lowest at all times. r
THE FAMOUS CLOTHING COMPANY
A good many hens are dying of
cholera and roup.
John B. Smith has shut up forty
hogs to fatten for the market.
Those who have sheep are well
pleased with the results attained.
D. J. Osburn received word that
his sou John of California has enlisted
listed in the army.
Mr. and Mrs. Parsons of Fron
tier county were at the services at
Coleman , last Sunday.
M. L. Brown has a fine flock of
sheep from the few he began with.
He sheared them recently.
The rains seem especially for
Nebraska's benefit , as they sink
into the ground and do not run off
to help break the levees of the
Mississippi or swell the Gulf.
Elsie Ward and wife and Ed.
Brauscornb and wife visited in this
vicinity , last Sunday. Mr. Ward
having filed on a clain in Colemau
precinct will soon settle on it.
The monetary value of the staff
of life has taken such a jump up
ward that it is causing no little
anxiety. Some are considering if
it will be cheaper to continue buy
ing flour or invest in a new set of
teeth and eat hoe-cake.
Lincoln , Neb. , May 25 , 1898. Dear
Sir : The separator station at McCook ,
Neb. , will be opened for business , Tues
day , May 3ist. The station will start at
10 o'clock a. m. At i o'clock there will
be a meeting of the stock holders to
adopt constitution and by-laws , elect
officers and transact such other business
as may naturally come up. We are es
pecially anxious that there should be a
large amount of milk on that day and
respectfully ask that you use your influ
ence to have every gallon of milk deliv
ered by the patrons for that day , even if
only a small amount.
Please give one day to the starting of
an enterprise that is going to be of great
benefit to your country. We also desire
to give some instructions in handling
milk and assist in laying out milk routes ,
etc. Our agent , Mr. Marple , is very de
sirous of meeting each stockholder per
sonally and make a settlement with them
for stock either in cash or by note.
Hoping you will attend this opening
and that you may realize all that you
anticipate as a company , we beg to re
main Yours sincerely ,
BEATRICE CREAMERY Co.
N. B. Those wishing cans will please
: all at the separator station.
THE TRIBUNE and The Cincinnati
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The Cuban question and political is
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