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About The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936 | View Entire Issue (March 24, 1899)
By F. M. KIMMELL.
OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER
Republican City Ticket.
Mayor John E. Kellej
For Clerk Charles I. Hal !
For Treasurer John J. Garraril
For Engineer Harvey P. Suitor
Councilman First Ward W. S , Perr )
Councilman Second Ward R. M. Osborr
Members of Board of Education
. . .A. Campbell and W. F. Lawsor
IT will be pretty hard for the
Populists to prove that Cornell
doesn't need a guardian. He's too
THE Republican fly will prop
erly decline to walk into the Popu
list parlor , this election. There's
another election coming next fall.
Do you mjnd ?
THE Holdrege Citizen wonders
where the fellows "are at" who
changed their support from Hayward -
ward to Thompson , under such
No man emerged from the sena
torial contest with more honor , al
though defeated , than did Hon.
Gr. JM. Lamberlsou of Lincoln.
And by the by , no man in the
contest was his superior in honor
or ability. There is a high place
for him in the esteem of Nebraska
AFTER comparing the Republi
can and Citizen's tickets , the Re
publicans of McCook will see little
or nothing to encourage them to
vote against their ticket , and THE
TRIBUNE prophesies a good , sub
I stantial plurality for every man on
the Republican ticket at the com
ing city election.
J.W.Hupp was over from Mc
Cook , Monday ,
Dr.R.B.Campbell made a trip to
McCook , las't Friday.
The Sunday-school at No.o gave
a carpet-ball social , Friday even
Ik is reported that goods sold
well ac T. M. Bantham's sale , last
William Campbell of Furnas
county is moving upon the Will
William Hiersekorn is just back
from visiting his brother August
T. E. McDonald of the Bank of
Daubury and Burnett Ashtou were
down from Danbury , last week ,
The M. W. A. lodge initiated
two members , W. C. Hunt and D.
A. McCarty , last Monday night ,
closing the meeting with an oyster
A Mr. Emerson of Upland ,
Nebraska , who is traveling over-
laud to Thomas county , Kansas ,
stopped over Sunday with M. C.
Clayton Burgess has hired out
to the Sogel-Sauders Live-Stock
Commission Co. to herd 150 head
of cattle on the J. W. Slutts stock
farm , northeast of town.
Tuesday evening of last week ,
a large number of people from
Lebanon and vicinity met at the
liome of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. De-
vore with the purpose of surpris
ing their daugher Viola , it being
her sixteenth birthday. After
playing games of various kinds ,
the party partook of supper ; then
in behalf of those present , Mr.
Abbott made an appropriate speech
in presenting Miss "Viola with a
handsome lace pin as a token of
the occasion and good will of the
company. The friends then dis
persed to their several homes ,
having had a plea'sant evening.
The young people of Lebanon
met at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
F.S. Soverns , Friday morning , and
celebrated the eighteenth birthday
of their daughter Maud. The com
pany assembled at Mr.Devoe's and
marched to the Soverns residence
in force. Miss Maud was delight
fully surprised. Progressive car-
rom was the game of 'the evening ,
in which G.H. Nichols and Robert
Devoe were the victors. The par
ty partook of a fine supper , after
which R.H.Nichols on behalf of
her many friends presented Miss
Soverns with a beautiful brooch.
After which the company dispered
having spent one of the pleasantest
evenings of the winter. J
Guy Cnrlee spout Sunday at
home with his parents.
I. M. Beeson drove over to Leb
anon and back , Tuesday.
R. B. George's family is gaining
knowledge concerning measleSjthis
E. E. Moon "got it in the neck , "
and can now sympathize fully with
Job of old.
0. W. Lawless of the Dnff grain
company called on J. H. Keyes ,
Bartley is having a demand for
houses unprecedented since the
days of the boom.
Horace Ivey and Francis Sells
were Indianola visitors , Sunday
and Sunday night.
Mrs. D. W. Bush is being vis
ited by her sister , Mrs. Frank
Frederics , this week.
L. V. Patch was a McCook vis
itor , Tuesday evening , returning
on No. 76 the next morning. ,
G. W. Jones made a business
trip to Cambridge , Tuesday , re
turning the same day on No. 5.
0. H. Russell of the McCormick
harvester people called on their
local agent , J. H. Keyes , Tuesday.
Mrs. Eichard Knox of McCook
a niece of Mrs. Farrell , visited in
the Farrell household , Wednesday ,
The Rollings , Frank Hodgkiu
and Cochran families have the
measles in plain and fancy shades
P. J. Mclntyre , auditor for the
Adams Express people compared
accounts with Agent Enlow , this
A number of McCook sports
were down here hunting , Wednes
day , and meeting with very good
Rev. R. H. Chrysler visited
friends here , first of the week , re
turning to Orleans on Wednesday
M. E. Cor bin is laying a new
floor in his tonsorial parlor , this
week , and making other improve
Clyde Lake has resigned his
position with the Burlington and
is visiting his parents at Oberlin ,
Kansas , this week.
S. Grisell moved from the Fron
tier county farm into the dormitory
this week. He contemplates build
ing on his lots east of the schoolhouse -
house , this summer.
The Christian brethren have ex
tended a call to Rev. J. M. Eads
of Mayweed to occupy their pul
pit. He will move here soon if a
house can be secured.
Ed. Beghtel has been negotiat
ing for I. M. Beeson's livery in
terests here , and in the event of
failure to make the deal may build
a barn and begin business anyway.
T. Robinson arrived with a car
of household goods on Saturday
last , from Astor , Iowa , his family
arriving on Tuesday night of this
week. They will occupy the R.
H. Chrysler house at present.
W. F. Miller and C. W. Hodgkin
went up to the county capital , Tues
day , to the assessors' conference.
These erstwhile popular gentlemen
may expect to find people fighting
a little shy of tnem for a while
after All Fools , day.
According to Brother Hollings-
worth's statement in the Cambridge
Clarion of last week , the little vil
lage of Cambridge is growing
quite rapidly , and seemingly con
siders Bartley a suburb , referring
to Mr. Smith's residence , ( which
is shown in a recent issue of the
Corn Belt , ) as only a few miles
southwest of Cambridge. We want
to state , to correct this misleading
error , that Mr. Smith's ranch is
one mile south and one-half mile
east of Bartley , and that he is one
of Bartley's most energetic citi
zens , being engaged in stock-buy
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from Ammonia , Alum or any other adulterant.
40 YEARS THE STANDARD.
Made from pure
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THE Nebraska legislature will
adjourn and pass into history on
March 31st if the present plan is
IN the light of the events of the
late frightful fire in New Tor !
city , we can love even a Gould i
the given name is Helen.
GENERAL GOMEZ calls the Cuban
assembly "a collection of black
clouds with much thunder anc
little rain. " That description ven
aptly fits some of our American
Seats for the new Congregation
al church have been ordered.
Mrs. Jacob Wishou has been
very sick for the past week.
Dr. Gillespie was confined to
his room , one day last week , with
rheumatism the result of a run
away before he came here.
Friday morning. Dr. W. A. De-
May received a telegram telling
him his mother was dead , and he
started on the noon train for Vin-
tonMichigan , to attend her funeral
at his old home. The heartfelt-
sympathy of his friends heie go
with him on his sad journey.
Monday afternoon , Mis. T. E.
McDonald gave H party in honor
of little Miss Flora's 5th birthday.
The tea was laid for four , and the
guests report , "The bestest time. "
Some pleasing little gifts were
presented. Mrs. McDonald's fam
ily of four little daughters is so
carefully trained that some added
number of good women will make
our world better in the future.
True progress for future good
must come by education of the
children. Mothers , fix the stand
ard high !
Last Sunday morning , Clifford
Naden and Miss Maud Eno started
to drive to Indiauola. When about
two miles from home , the lioiso
suddenly jumped side-ways and
turning short around threw them
both out and over-turned the bug
gy. The vehicle and harness were
considerably broken up. Miss Eno
is suffering from an inflamed eye
and bruised arm ; and Clifford
seems an older man. But we are
all grateful to Him who holds us
in His keeping that the accident
was no worse.
Mrs. A. Gar tin died , Monday
afternoon , at her home four miles
north of Danbury. Funeral on
Wednesday at the house. Mrs.
Gartiu has been a great sufferer
for years from asthma. About
two weeks ago a sudden cold
brought on other complications.
After a few days , Dr. DeMay con
sidered her case hopeless. Dr.
Gillespie of Daubury and Dr.
Gage of McCook both visited her ;
but death claimed her and she
rests to suffer no more. This
must comfort those who have loved
her and seen her suffer. God be
Last Thursday evening , Mrs.
Ed. Ruby was taken with bleeding
at the nose. At first nothing serious
was feared , but when it contin
ued and simple old-time remedies
failed , Dr. DeMay was called and
stopped the bleeding. Friday ,
after Dr. DeMay left for Michigan ,
she became worse , and Dr. Gilles
pie was called , and she seemed to
et help. Friday night , the bleedIng -
Ing became worse and Saturday
morning she could not lift her
bands , she had weakened so , and
Dr. Gage of McCook was tele
graphed for and counseled with
Dr. Gillespie. The bleeding at
the nose and mouth has not been
30 frequent or profuse since , but
she is very low indeed ; yet Dr.
aillespie still holds out some hopes i
to the friends. * ]
Mr. McAuiuch is building a
J. M. Baldwin is hauling his
rye to McCook.
' Mr. McAninch's family is sick
with the measles.
! Walter Hovey and Mark Kipp
visited E. W. Harris , Sunday.
J. M. Baldwin and wife visited
James Harris and wife , Sunday.
George Myers of Hitchcock
county marketed some fine hogs
in McCook , last week.
Farmers around here are sow
ing wheat between storms , and it
is safe to say that all the laud in
this vicinity will be cultivated ,
It is in order now that the
name Spring Creek be changed to
King's Creek as Mr. King is now
the principal owner of the land
along its banks.
The person that stole the blanket
from the horse belonging to James
Harris , in McCook , Saturday , was
seen and its return will save
trouble. A word to the wise is
J. M. Baldwin intended to
thresh wheat , last Tuesday , but
the weather being bad he contented
himself sitting by the fire making
poetry about the weather , and
while the weather was cold the
poetry was warm.
We hear it rumored that grass
hoppers are making their appear
ance. We think they are a little
early , to say the least , and stand
a good chance to be blown away
in some of the many farewell
whirls that winter is giving us.
Subject to be debated at the
Vail ton literary on Friday evening ,
March 24th : "Resolved , That
Women's Suffrage Would Be a
Benefit to the United States. "
Affirmative , Mrs. James Harris ;
negative , Mr. O. L. Thompson.
Frank Fitch and Ed Harris
ought to each have a chromo.
Both have been raised in Red
Willow county , but they got lost
in broad day-light four or five
miles from home and could not
find Pleasant Hill. They ought
o secure a guide the next time
hey start out.
The recent marriage of Homer
Stark and Miss Cora Butcher takes
away from this neighborhood two
of its prime favorites among the
rouug people. We tender them
our best wishes end trust "That
all the paths their feet may trod ,
3e evergreen and rose-besprent ,
And pleasant as a Persian's dream ,
Where'er their windings mav be
Dennis Fitzgerald risked the
eontagiou of a visit to McCook. on
J. W. Dolau o the State bank
lad business in the county seat ,
J.G.Chiun died on Monday last
of a complication of ailments re-
ultiug from grip.
S. R. Smith is consulting with
Colonel Comfoit at the seat of
county affairs , today.
Colonel Mitchell of the McCook
Comfort was down , Tuesday , after
; he elusive local news of this place.
Eight members of the Masonic
edge visited Bartley lodge , A. F.
& A. M. , Wednesday evening , and
assisted the Bartley boys in con
Mrs. J. B. Meserve of Lincoln
same down from McCook , "Wednes
day , and visited Inclianola friends
luring the day , returning on the
The following ticket was placed
in nomination , Friday evening , by
the Anti-License people : Mayor ,
& . C. Teel ; Clerk , O. D. Mosher ;
Freasurer , Bernard Killers ; Police
Judge , James Hetheringtou ; Civil
Engineer , E. S. Hill ; Councilmen ,
3. E. Hager , Charles Colling and
William Harrison. The License
people nominated the following
iicket , Saturday evening : Mayor ,
< L C. Crabtree ; ClerkW. , B. Bond ;
rreasurerF.D.Duckworth ; Police
Fudge , W. H. Smith ; Civil Engin
eer , A. H. Bell ; Couucilmen , I. A.
Sheridan , D. J. Fitzgerald and R.
SV. "White. There is considerable
nterest in the coming election , the
- people making -
lous efforts to regain the control
est by them three years since.
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Page Woven Wire , Barbed Wire , Poultry Netting
The South Side Endeavorers
are preparing a special programme
Mrs. Eliza Nettleton was among
the visitors of the Endeavor so
ciety , last Sunday.
The musical given at the home
of Mr. Cratty , last Saturday even
ing , was a grand success.
Mr. Hoover , an uncle of Roy
Barnes , came from Wisconsin on
a visit , the other day. Mr. Hoover
expects to remain here if he can
find suitable employment.
John Burtless was agreeably
surprised , last Wednesdy evening ,
by a number of his friends. The
happy time passed all too soon and
we join the rest in wishing John
many happy birthdays.
Owing to the fact that they are
having a very late spring at Rocky
Ford and are far behind with
their crops in Georgia , at the
present time , it might be well for
the farmers , who live near Mc
Cook , to try stocking the market
According to the indications of
the blossom buds on the fruit trees ,
this spring , there will be very
little fruit raised in this part of
the country , this year. The stigma
of almost every bud has been
turned black , where it should be
green , by the severe cold of last
Mrs : J. F. Helm has a new Sure
Hatch incubator running.
Mrs. Moore will run an incubator - -
tor , this season ; also Mrs. Elmer *
We believe there is a general
panic among cattle-feeders , caused
by the possible depression in the-
beef market as the result of so.
many chickens being raised here.
Will Gladfelter's brother arrived
from Illinois , Monday night. Both
boys will serve apprenticeships on
the Byfield farm , this season , and
if they like the looks of things will
buy farms for themselves laten
When do the Light Brahma
breeders in tend organizing a club ? Jl
Who calls them to order ? There-
are lots of those kind of people
around here and they want a nice-
club such as the Plymouth Rock
Mrs. William Byfield and Mrs.
J. F. Helm are in receipt of eggs
fiorn Casper Dices' prize-winning
Light Brahmas. If the chicks do.
not die in the shell , look out for
some record-breakers at the next
Mrs. Jacob Randel went up to
McCook , Tuesday , to visit her
sister. Mrs. Raudel was made
happy with a new piano on her
birthday , a short time since , and
now she has come into possession
of a new incubatoiIt is difficult
to tell which one will need the
H- . v' * _ 4ww
WEAR IS A SPECIALTY WITH US.
DRESS SKIRTS in Silk , Mohair , Brocades , Serges , Henriettas , $1.50 and up
WORSTED WAISTS from $1.65 to $3 50.
SILK WAISTS from $3 25 to $5.75.
SHIRT WAISTS from 40 cents to $1.75.
UNDERSKIRTS in Metallic Stripes etc. , from 50 cents to $1.75.
MUSLIN UNDERWEAR from 25 cents to $1.50.
NECKWEAR Bows. Stock-Collars , Ribbons etc.
COLLARS AND CUFFS Latest Styles , White Linen , corresponding to the
LEATHER BELTS Metal Girdles , White Kid Belts , Ribbon Belts , Belt
Buckles etc . .
HOSIERY AND GLOVES , Hair Nets , Pompadour Combs , Side and Back
WRAPPERS in Prints , Percales etc. , with the New Flounce Skirts etc.
WASH GOODS in White Piques and Welts , in Linen Crash , in Covert
Cloths , in Organdies , Launs , Challies , all the good staples and all
the desirable novelties.
RIBBONS , LACES , EMBROIDERIES , to your heart's content.
WORSTED DRESS GOODS , the Largest Assortment in the Valley with
Silks , Braids. Ribbons etc. to trim every style.
MEN'S GLOVES from 20 cents to $1.50 a pair.
LADIES' DRIVING GLOVES , Gauntlets , 50 cents a pair.
ATTENTION , MEN !
j& 2o per cent or more saved to you on the purchase of Men's Pants ,
Shirts. Gloves , Overalls , Jackets , Sweaters , Neckwear , Suspenders , Hos
iery , Collars and Cuffs , etc. , etc.
AT YOUR SERVICE ,
GEO. E. THOMPSON.
ONE PRICE PLAIN FIGURES CASH ONLY
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