The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936, May 05, 1899, Image 1
' ' * * SEVENTEENTH YEAR. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA. FRIDAY EVENING , MAY 5 , 1899. NUMBER 31 Adjourned Session. The city fathers were in adjourne session , Saturday evening , full board b < ing present. Druggists' permits were granted L. \ \ McConnell & Co. and Albert McMiller ' Saloon license was granted A. C. Clydi who appeared before the council an made solemn promises of strict compl : Bailee with the law in the future. Bills were allowed as follows : J. M. Starr , fireman $20 G. D. Leach , fireman 30 G. W. Starr , judge 30 A. F. Clark , clerk 3 o E. J. Wilcox , supplies 37 Louis Kalb , as per contract 529 5 fid Jordan , salary 60 o J , G. Rogers , salary 40 o Lin cole Land Co. , 42 No action was taken on bids for com - pleting court house , as the bids submit ted were too high. Was an Eye-Witness. A. G. Culbertson , who returnefi' , firs of the week , from visiting up in Fron tier county , reports being an eye-witnes ? of a lively whirlwind that prevailed in i limited section of that county , Sunda ; t uiorning. The whirlwind commenced ii from F. E tfor a big canyon about 300 yards Teel's house. Moving a little west o for worth , after traveling about a mile , thi storm united with a white cloud am , moved in the same general directioi X "making " a path about four rods wide. R X ) . Logan's windmill was the first thinj to be destroyed ; then old man Orcutt' mill fell a prey to the wind. Dick Tur pin's large barn was unroofed , the roe being carried away some distance. A this point the whirlwind had within it circle and power straw stacks and i quantity of general wreckage , makinj quite a picture of destruction. It Was Very Enjoyable. I The Shakespeare song recital in tin Congregational church , Tuesday even ing , called out a very fair sized audieuci notwithstanding the inclement anc threatening weather of the day anc evening. It is safe to say , too , tha those composing the audience were wel repaid for their efforts , as the musica part of the program was entertaininj indeed. Each song or instrumenta number was fittingly introduced by Rev Turner , which added to the interest anc understanding of the music. The ladie : of the Dorcas society served ice crean -aud ice and cake. From both feature ! of the evening a neat sum was realized Teachers' Institute. The annual session of Red Willow county teachers' institute will be held a Xudianola , Nebraska , beginning June 12 and continuing one week only. I earnestly request all who expect tc teach in this county the coming year t < attend the institute. Those desiring to secure students' cer 1 \iificates for admission to the high schoo ' , .ill call at my office in McCook , Satur < lay , April 29 , or at the school-house ir Xndianola , Saturday , May 6. LILLIAN M. WELBORN , County Superintendent. Five Cents a Copy ! That's the remarkably low price a which we are closing out the remainde ; of our Navy Portfolios , those superl pictures of our splendid and victorioui navy. You can buy the entire series o twelve numbers for 50 cents. This ii / M * * . less than half price , and they are only j few sets left. Hit it With a Meat Hammer. Leslie Clark of the Garrard restaurant first of the week , while reducing somt intractable porter-house to the mouth watering condition , hit one of his hand ; with the meat hammer , breaking on < finger and spoiling another for use fo some days at least. Bids to do Breaking Wanted. To break 100 acres of southeast quarte of section 34 , township i , Red Willov county. Bids to be sent to THE McCooi TRIBUNE , McCook , Neb. Spring Colors. The time for fresh paint is in thi spring. The best spring for it is thi spring. Eevey gallon guaranteed. A. McMlLLEN. Reliable Clothing. Men's all-wool suits at $4.75 aud up wards , at C. L. DEGROFF & Co.'s. Price and quality sell anything , am that is why we have been compelled tt make the third order for garden hose this season already. The third ship 'tnent received , this week. Where Why at S. M. Cochrau & Co.'s. o course. The Knowles , hypnotists , are playinj to fall houses in the Menard. They an purveying lots of fun for their crowds too , nd creating no little furore. Then is the usual diversity of opinion as to thi merits of the science. But they all g < P P and laugh and some doubt. MOVEMENTS OF THE PEOPLE. RECEIVER PIPER spent Sunday wit the family in Lincoln. MRS. J. F. KEN ON was a Hasting visitor , Tuesday , between trains. Miss MARGARET EVANS went to Ch cage , Tuesday morning , on a visit. GEORGE B. MORGAN and daughter c Danbury were visitors in the city , Tues : lay. lay.F. F. L. WlLCOX and wife ot Berlin Conn. , were Commercial guests , first c the week. H. H. TARTSCII will occupy the dwell ing on upper Main recently vacated b f. B. Ballard. Miss NELL FISHER is down froc lYauneta , for a week or two , the guest o Mrs. J. W. Line. CH. . BOYLE went up to Denver , Sun lay , on a visit to the family , returninj lome , Thursday. C. H. MEEKER returned home , las Friday night , from a trip to Minnesot ; ind other points east. H. H. PEASE of Broom field and W. E Morgan of Greeley were fraternal visitor > f the city , last Saturday. MRS J. A. GUNN departed.Wednesda : iiorning , for Emerson , Iowa , to attem he wedding of her brother. MRS. J. B. MESERVE came up frou lincoin , Wednesday night , and will bi he guest of her daughter for a few days STATE TREASURER MESERVE trans icted some business in the city , Wediies lay , returning home on No. 6 , the saun lay. MRS. E. H. WATERS is visiting he > arents in Missouri. She and the child en left for that state , Wednesday morn ng on No. 2. ALEX. DRUMMOND departed , yester lay morning , for Sardis , British Coluui ) ia. to live with his daughter , Mrs igues Rexford. IRA COLE , who iuns a "Hot paper ii L Hot Town , " was in the valley's finest Saturday evening , on 'nis way to Lin : oln on a short visit. R. J. MOORE arrived , Sunday night roui Kuox county , and will remain i rhile on business connected with his in crests in Box Elder precinct. MRS. L. S. SAGE , who has been tin fuest of her sister , Mrs. W. S. Morlan or a few days , returned to her home it Vyrnore , Wednesday morning. MRS. C. E. POPE and Mrs. W. D. Bur lett went down to Lincoln , Tuesday , tc ttend the meeting of the grand chaptei if the Order of the Eastern Star. REGISTER RATHBUN and family wil iccupy the Cronkhite residence on nortl .Iain . until he can complete a house o lis own , which he contemplates erect ng on upper Main. GEORGE HOCKNELL , who has been al Norton , Kansas , for the past six 01 ight weeks , looking after the interest ! if himself and sick partner , Williart > impson , came up to the city , Mondaj tight. W. H. WATERS went down to Cam ridge , Sunday morning on 12 , and wil emain on the doctor's farm near then isiting a daughter during the absenct if Mrs. Waters and the children ir Missouri. MRS. H. H. TARTRCH returned , clost > f week past , from a prolonged visit tc elatives aud friends in Plattsmouth 3er cousin , Miss Hattie Ballance , o Mattsuiouth , accompanied her and wil risit here. RAY C. HALL and the children de > arted , Thursday morning on 2 for Agra Kansas. After a short visit there , ht vill send the children on to Iowa , anc ic will make a short visit in Kansai lily , being absent altogether about ter lays. MRS. . H. E. MARTINDALE , Sunday uorning , accompanied to Exeter , hei jarents , Mr. and Mrs. Lee , who passec hrough this place from California on 2 m that date. Mrs. Martindale has beer .he guest of her sister , Mrs. L. R. Hile nan , for a number oftweeks. C. A. DAVIS , late of Los Angeles Zalif. , was the guest of Harman Thomp ion , Tuesday. He was on his way tc Chester , this state , having spent a fev ears in California in business not alto ; ether profitable , as is the case witl nany of those who have gone to thi : east for investment and business. Eggs for Hatching. I will sell a limited number of egg ! or hatching from my pens of Partridgi Cochins. Thirteen eggs for $1.50 Chese are high-scoring fowls. R. L. TINKER. Tombstones ? A. G. Dole , McCook ells them. At a Ripe Old Age. Mrs. Mary Martha Lawson died at tl home of her daughter , Mrs. Z. O. Ho comb , last Saturday afternoon , Api 29111 , 1899 , at the advanced age of years , 5 months and 5 days. 'Servict were conducted in the Christian churcl last Sunday afternoon , by Rev. H. I Berry , assisted by Rev. T. P. Beall , ii terment following in Riverview ceu etery. etery.MRS. [ MRS. MARY MARTHA LAWSON wj born in Jackson county , Missouri. Sb was married in 1846 , and of this uuio sight children were born , four girls an Tour boys ; four of whom survive ( on daughter and three sous ) to mourn tli loss of a mother. The husband died o Fanuary gth , 1877 , since which time sli tias made her home with her child re i : oming to her daughter's , last Januarj Her daughter and two sons were at he bedside at the end. Sister Lawso inited with the Methodist church at th ige of fifteen and for more than sixt fears she lived a faithful member of th same aud a devout follower of her Sa\ our , dying in the triumph of a livin "aith. H. H. B. CARD OF THANKS. To the kind neighbors and friend , vho have so tenderly assisted us an : omforted us in the hour of our sad be eavement , we extend our sincere thank ind heartfelt gratitude. MR. AND MRS. Z. O. HOLCOMB , JAMES LAWSON. ROBERT LAWSON. Her Days Ended Here. . Mrs. Thomas Spencer passed away ast Saturday morning , after a long ill less , being in her 64th year. The funera yas conducted from the home , Sunda ; ifternoon , Rev. William J. Boyd of In Hanola conducting the services at th equest of the deceased. Burial wa nade in Riverside cemetery. [ MARTHA MEADOWS was born nea Berwick , Warren count } ' , Illinois , Feb uary 7th , 1836. She lived here uuti 75. She was married to Thotna spencer on May 3 , 1856 , and six child Iren were born to them , four surviviu ] ler , all of them being residents of Me ook , Samuel , William , Wesley an < flrs. Mary GrifFeth. In 1875 the fauiil ; uoved to Louisa county , Iowa , and ti Nebraska in 1878. The deceased joine < he Christian church in Merellian , Illi lois , at the age of 14 years. In 1896 virile living in Oxford , she associate * icrself with the Baptist church , beinj : ver a stong Christian woman to thi ast. CARD OF THANKS. We are most truly grateful for ever .ssistance rendered us during the sick less and after the death of our dea nfe and mother , aud thank one and al rom our hearts. THOS. SPENCER AND FAMILY. COURT HOUSE NEWS. COUNTY COURT. The county judge authorized the fol owing couples to wed , this week : Jacob Wall and Ida Bey. They wen aarried by the Rev. Samuel Rathke o sh Creek. Charles W. Rogers and Rebecca A Jessner , both of Danbury. The count ] udge married them on Wednesday. John R. Jump and Nellie M. Albrecht loth of Cedar Bluffs , Kansas. Thi ouuty judge also united this couple ii narriage on Wednesday. Wilber B. McClaiu and Delia Carolh : rs , both of Colemau precinct. DISTRICT COURT. The filings since our last report are a bllows. Elmer E. Bauthaui vs. Nora Banthnm livorce. MORTGAGE RECORD. Farm mortgages filed during Apri .mounted to $13,465.94 ; released , $35 , 186.30. City mortgages filed , $950.00 eleased , $1,730.00. Chattel mortgage iled , $17,404 03 ; released , $14.789-93- McClain-Carothers. On last Sunday afternoon at the hotui f the bride's parents in Coleman pre : inct , Wilber B. McClain and Delli brothers , both of Colemau precinct vere united in marriage by Rev. J. A Radeon of this city , in the presence o he near friends and relatives of the con ractiug parties. THE TRIBUNE add ts congratulations aud best wishes t < hose of their many friends in that sec ion of the county. Notice of Estray. Came to my farm , one and one-hal nile northwest of McCook , April I7th , i my horse , 9 to 10 years old , weighs 901 o looo pounds , white stripe in forehead ms been driven but is quite wild now ) wner can have same by proving prop : rty and paying charges. JACOB FlCHTNER. Twenty-four hours is a long sleep , am he first thing he said when he woke u ] vas , "Buy your lumber aud coal of Bui ard. CITY CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS. CATHOLIC Mass at 8 o'clock a. u High mass aud sermon at 10:30 : , a. m with choir. Sunday school at 2:30 p. n All are cordially welcome. REV. J. W. HlCKEY , Pastor. CHRISTIAN Bible school at 10 a. u Preaching at n. Junior Y. P. S. C. I at 3 and Senior Y. P. S. C. E. at 7 p. n Evening sermon at 8 p. m. Auxiliai of the Christian Woman's Board of Mi sions meets the first Lord's day of eac month. All are cordially invited. T. P. BEALL , Pastor. EPISCOPAL Sunday morning at nc 6'clock , Morning Prayer and Litanj Sunday evening at 8:00 : o'clock , Evenin Prayer. Sunday-school at 10:00 : a. u Friday evening lecture at 8:00 o'clocl Holy communion the first Sunday i each month. HOWARD STOY , Rector. METHODIST Sunday-school at loa.n : Preaching at ii. Class at 12. Junic League at 2:30 ; Epworth League at ; Preaching at 8. Prayer and Bible stud on Wednesday evening at 8 p. m. Morn ing subject , "Make a Chain. " Evenin subject , "In the Wrong Place. " All ar welcome. JAS. A. BADCON , Pastor. CONGREGATIONAL Sunday-school a 10. Preaching service at Ii. Senio Endeavor at 7. Preaching service at Prayer-meeting on Wednesday eveninj at 7:30 All are welcome. Morning suh ject , "The Cause of Christ in the Hand DfMen. " Evening subject , "The Stor : > f the American Highlanders. " W. J. TURNER , Pastor. BAPTIST Sunday-school at 10 a. m Preaching at ii a. in. Junior Union at p. m. Senior Union at 7. Gospel servic it 8 p. m. Morning subject , "The Sab bath Question. " Evening theme , "I the Soul Immortal ? " The Lord's suppe will be observed at the close of th morning service and the ordinance o baptism will be administered at th : lose of the evening service. All ar welcome. T. L. KETMAN , Pastor. The W. C. T. U. will meet Friday May sth , 1899 , at 2:30 p. m. at the horn if Mrs. Howe Smith. . All ladies are in rited. The Christian church will be dedicatei May 2ist. A. C. Corbin of Beaver Cit ; will preach the sermon. All are cordial y invited to attend the service. The furniture of the ne\v Christiai : hurch is now in place. The seating ca pacity is sufficient to accommodate al , vho desire to attend services. Reinem aer the dedication day , May 2ist. The pews for the new Christian churcl irrived , first of the week , and have beei Dlaced in position. The brethren wil lave one of the most comfortabli : hurches in the city when all the im jrovements and furnishings are com jleted. Barn social by "Helping Friends" a he Thompson and Beyrer barn , Saturday : vening , May 6th. Toothsome refresh uents will be served and amusing game ; utroduced. An all-around good time i : jromised. Everybody come ! Admission ; o cents. Proceeds to be used for charit ible purposes. THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS. Both class day and graduating exercis : s will be held in the Congregationa : hurch. Miss Powers of the Seventh gradi ; pent Saturday and Sunday at home ir Crentou. Jessie Johnson of the graduating clas : s quite ill , threatened with an attacl ) f the fever. Miss Meserve of the Eighth gradi ipent Saturday and Sunday with he ; : arents in Lincoln. Rev. W. J. Turner spoke very interest ngly and instructively , on the "Mam noth Cave , " Wednesday morning. Mrs. A. P. Bonuot has direction of tht uusic for commencement exercises , anc .hat feature is progressing satisfactorily Mabel Wilcox has been requested tc eturn to Juniata , next year , to teach laving made an enviable record durinj he present term. She will likely re nain at home , next year , however , whil ( ippreciating the courtesy of the JuniatJ ichool board in recognizing the quality ind merit of her work , this year. The board of education held its aunua neeting , Monday evening , and reorgan zed for the ensuing year , by re-electin [ ill the present officers of the board : A Campbell , president ; E. H. Doan , vice iresident ; J. E. Kelley , secretary. Cit ] Treasurer J. J. Garrard , is ex-officic : reasurer of the board. A number o jills were allowed , and some routim Business transacted. The board ad ourned to meet 011 Saturday evening vhen the matter of electing teachers fo : : he ensuing year may be taken up. Spring has fired Old Man Winter of > f her lap , and the Lister season is abou > ver ; but , say , those Riding Cultivator : vith Hammock Seats are just theprope : : aper. No farmer can see one withou jmiling all over. Cochrau & Co. sel .hem. RAILROAD NEWS ITEMS. Clerk Montmorency attended Sunda } school in Omaha , Sunday. W. D. Capps , one of the old water se : vice force , was down from Akron , Satui day. day.Mrs. Mrs. H. C. Smith returned , Thursda morning , from her visit to Michigan Citj Indiana. C. E. MaLette , who has been operal ing at Yuma , is down at headquarters on the night trick.- J.W. Bates had a foot cut off at Stral ton , this noon. Word received at head quarters , just as we go to press. Mrs.G.W. Starks returnedWednesday morning , to Oxford , after visiting friend ind relatives here for a week or more. Will Higby , formerly of the round tiouse here , but late of Seattle , where hi lias been following his trade , is home 01 i visit. The round house artillery fired a num ber of guns , Monday evening , in hone ) f the great Dewey and his heroic act it Manila. R. H. Manson and bride arrived in tlu : ity , Wednesday night , and he resumec lis position in the freight office , Thurs lay morning. The announcement of the conteuiplat : d building of additional shop facilitie : icre , in last week's TRIBUNE , caused t nild sensation throughout the city. Conductor and Mrs. H. A. Beale de jarted , this morning on 2 , for Detroit , Michigan , to attend the 27th session o he Grand Division of the O. R. C. , vhich opens in that city on the 9th. Engineer and Mrs. J. E. Sanborn de- Darted , this morning , for Detroit , where hey will attend the 27th session of the rand division of the O. R. C. Frou : .here they will go on to New Hampshire m a visit to the old home. They wil' je gone about a month. Chief Dispatcher Forbes , Dispatcher Ihilson and Operator Cann went dowr o Cambridge , last Saturday morning or ! , on a fishing expedition. By a supreme ind heroic effort Canu succeeded ir anding one minnow. They returnee lome on No.i , , the same morning. Cards are out announcing the ap- > reaching marriage of Milton B. Frost , brmerly of the round house force al his place , and Miss Belle N. Taylor oi Jlue Springs , Nebraska. The marriage vill occur at the home of the bride's larents in Blue Springs. They will be it home at 2402 "M" street. Lincoln , .fterjune 20th. THE TRIBUNE antici- > ates with congratulations and well- I'ishes. The Burlington has put into service a lew Pullman train to run on the fast ex- > ress , "one night on the road , " between Chicago and Denver. The handsome ibrary smoking car and the cafe dining : ar are unusually attractive features. The entire train , connected by steel and ilateglass vestibules , is of the familiar 'ullman color , weighs 380 tons and is lauled by the largest passenger loco- uotive ever built. This engine weighs 27 tons , has driving wheels seven feet n diameter and a water capacity of ,000 gallons. It weighs one ton more ban the big engines recently built for he Boston & Maine road. The Burlington is discarding the yel- ow so long used as the color for its pas- enger equipment. Nos. I and 6 , the pecial Chicago-Denver service , is sup- ilied with new equipment of Pullman nake cars and the color throughout is a lark shade of olive green. The trainer or Chicago , Wednesday morning , car- ied this new equipment for the first ime. Four new Pullman sleepers , just iut of the shops , and without a taint rom contact with other hands than hose of the builder , are to be used in his service. All the other cars used on hese trains will be virtually new. The leepers are named "Diamond. " "Ru- iy , " ' -Sapphire" and "Topaz. " The ars will all have the wide vestibule , aud rom baggage car to sleeper will bear he same color. A special to the Omaha Bee from Vheatland , Wyo. , gives the following lews of railroad building operations in hat locality under date of April 3oth : 1. & M. right-of-way men are buying rackage rights along the North Larauiie iver west of Uva. The line as surveyed a this locality runs along the north dge of the Uva townsite and continuing ip the North Laramie and Fish creek rosses the hills at the Wymau ranch. ? he Burlington has four surveying part- es in the field. Two parties are running ines up the North Laramie and west- i-ard south of Laramie Peak. Two part- es are at work east of Rock Creek , on he main line of the Union Pacific , and n Hallock canyon. The Union Pacific 3 grading along the North Platte river ast of the Wyoming line and near Ger- ng , Neb. The contractors are putting m all the teams to be had. MINOR ITEMS OF NEWS. Don't fail to see Loar's wall paper. A. G. Dole , McCook , Neb. , tombstones. August Droll has been and still is very ill. Loar's wall paper line is complete and up-to-date. Mrs. John Flohr of South McCook is quite seriously sick. Your prescriptions will receive careful , attention at Loar's. Harry Barbazett moved into his fine new home , this.week. A son was born to Mr. aud Mrs. Alex. Smith , Wednesday night. The wind bloweth where and when it isteth and "don't give a durn. " A few remnants of wall paper at re- luced prices at McMillen's , the druggist. Bronze Turkey Eggs for sale. $2 for 9. [ t. MRS. J. 'A. BRINTON. "Your eye in mine ! " Give me two iollars for a rick of Bullard's dry stove vood. See A. G. Dole , McCook , Neb. , if you vant to secure a plain or artistic tomb- tone right. The coal dealer is lapping over into he ice dealer's season. But we may all te happy yet. Phil Blatt has put on airs to the ez- ent of a substantial sidewalk in front of lis Manchester property. S-W P means Sherwin-Williams Paint -best to cover best to wear. Sold by , , . W. McCoNNELL & Co. W. W. Archibald contemplates build- tig a dwelling house for himself on north ilain , in the near future. Call and get some of that cotton seed , 'lant a little of it and experiment. S. I. Cochran & Co. , McCook. Death has been unusually busy in our tiidst , the past week or two , among the nore aged of our population. Beautiful wall paper contributes much o happy homes. McMillen's wall papers ontribute much to beautiful walls. WANTED For Leadville market resh eggs ; also live and dressed poultry. Lddress , W. H. DAVIS , Granite , Colo. Paint is to a house what clothing is to he body. It is just as important. Mc- lillen guarantees every gallon of paiut ; e sells. There might be others about as good , ut there is none better than Springfield line and Acme cement plaster. Sold by lullard. "Don't you believe it" when they tell ou theirs is the best fence. There is ut one best one , and that is theElTrood. old only by Bullard. - _ - " William Byfield will again plant sugar eets for hog feed. He says they make oed hog feed , and that dry weather and rasshoppers do not hurt them. It cuts no ice how fine your breed of ogs may be ! Our celebrated Woven i'ire fence will hold them , just thcsame. S. M. COCURAX & Co. S. M. Cochran & Co. are giving away jnie cotton seed to those who call for it t their store. And they will yive a reniiuni to one who raises the best otton , next fall. Get prices at C. L. DeGroff it Co.'s 'ash Bargain Store before you send out f town for Dry Goods , Clothing or Iroceries , and get reliable goods , be- ides saving money. Abner Clark has been having n warm Ime with a case of measles , the past ten ays , but is now able to entertsiiu those ho call upon him to offer their sympn- iiy aud commiseration. E. J. Wilcox is still city treasurer. It ; expected that his report will he duly ccepted at the next meeting of the city ouncil and that J. J. Gnrrard will qunli- ? and assume charge of the office. You will find an enterprising , up-to- ate business man reflected to life in his tationery. It is not of the home-umle. jbber-stamp sort , but the neat s ttl isteful product of a modern printer. Assessor Barnes is taking account of lie diamonds , gold and silver plt te and ther trinkets ownc.l and in hiding in iiis city and precinct , having iuaugu- ited the work , first of the week. Another car-load of those splendid uggies , built especially for our trade , rrived in the city , Tuesday of this week. : ome and see them. Our carri ) ; c de- artmeut is full to the ceiling. S. M. COCHRAN & Co. Speaking of bargains , there may be anie question whether Uncle Sam got R argain when he paid Spain $30,000,000 jr the Philippines , but there is no badow of doubt about those 25 ccuts prinklers at S. M. Cochran & Co.'s. 'ou never bought the like for the money.