The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936, March 30, 1900, Image 1

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Were Highly Successful.
The three millinery establishments of
our city , those of Miss Sara Lowtnan ,
Mrs. M. M. Delhunty and Mrs. E. E.
Saddler , held their spring openings ,
Wednesday evening of this week-and it
is harmonious with the facts to slate that
they were the swellest affairs of the
kind , perhaps , ever attempted in our
city , or in this section of the state in late
In the tastefulness and elaboration of
decoration of stores and in the variety
and richness and stylishness of the dis
play of millinery wares , the openings of
Wednesday evening have never been ex
celled in our city , if indeed they have
ever been equaled.
The several establishments were
charmingly decorated for the occasion
, and the displays of pattern and trimmed
" hats and of the endless variety of fancies
and wares that go to make up a stylish
and seasonable creation for the feminine
head and fancy were uncommonly lavish
and attractive each establishment vie-
ing with the other in the artistic
uniqueness of detail and in the large
profusion of exhibit.
At each store the proprietors were as
sisted in the exhibition of their latest
and most stylish productions of the sea
son by corps of especially , handsomely i
and elegantly gowned assistants indeed
the triune affair was characterized by the
presence of many elegant costumes and
radiant"women. .
In two instances the establishments
of Mrs. Delhunty and Mrs. Saddler
secluded orchestras added a mellow
flood of subdued harmony to the de
lightful and brilliant occasions. Mrs.
Saddler also served ice cream during the
evening to her callers.
All three establishments were crowded
with delighted visitors during the even
ing , quite a number of ladies being
drawn hither from surrounding towns.
The ladies are to be congratulated up
on the fact that their tireless efforts were
appreciated and that success in over
flowing measure crowned and rewarded
The Crocus Gown.
They do say , that the up-to-date
woman without a crocus gown is not in
it. These gowns are described as being
"creations" not dresses. They are
flower-like affairs in pale lavender and
yellow and light tan and gray and rose
and soft cadet blue. They are made of
soft , filmy things like crepe and grena
dine and silk poplin and nun's veiling.
Can be worn almost anywhere and can
be trimmed with everything under the
sun from chiffon and sequins to panne
velvet ; and they are made in every pos
sible fashion. And oh , such "dreams"
of hats as can be worn with these filmy
creations !
So Her Friends May Know.
Mrs. A. W. Campbell of Box Elder ,
who went to Omaha , early in. February ,
to undergo an operation for the removal
of cancers , is now at the home of a
daughter , Mrs. Richey , in Wympre ,
slowly recovering. At the operation ,
February 7th , three cancerous growths
were successfully removed , from.breast ,
shoulder and arm ; and in two weeks the
wounds were all well healed over. The
wounds still give her some pain and she
is unable to dress herself. Mrs. Camp
bell expects to remain with the daughter
until more fully recovered.
Qualification of Electors.
All qualified electors of this state , who
shall have resided within the limits of
any city of the second class , or village ,
for three months preceding any election ,
shall be entitled to vote at all city and
village elections.
Hello Central !
Give us everybody on the wires ! Mc-
Millen has the largest line of wall paper
he has ever had. New designs ; new
colorings ; at prices that please.
A. McMiLLEN , Druggist.
The Republicans of McCook are par
ticularly happy , this year , in their nom
inations for the city ticket. The nomi
nees are all good and well qualified men ,
representing the various branches of the
party in the city. Personal qualification
and wise party selection ought to make
the result certain.
"Honest John" has had a large , sub
divided display enclosure built in his
front window to allow of a better and
fuller display of his large stock of mer
chandise. Then , there is the item of
cleanliness and protection subserved.
If 3'ou want a gaudy outrage upon
every idea of harmony in colors , we can't
sell you wall paper ; but if you want a
harmonious blending of colors and de
sign , we can please you and at the
proper price. McCoNNELL & BERRY.
There is business in sight for the en
terprising , advertising merchat.t. And
by the by , THE TRIBUNE reaches more
buyers in Southwestern Nebraska than
any other paper on earth.
The Great Majestic sits enthroned in
many a home in this city and county.
Indeed , there is nothing like it.
Herman Thole , the West Dennison
merchant prince , has sold his merchan
dise to David Diamond.
When it comes to buying two-by-fours ,
six feet long , for fence posts , you ought
to see Bullard's pile.
April 4th is William Hawley Smith's
date. The seats are going rapidly.
Don't delay.
A handsome new desk is the latest
addition to C. H. Boyle's law office.
See Barnett's when you want stove
wood. Telephone No. 5.
Burgess sells the famous ball nozzle
A spring medicine McMillen's sarsa-
MRS. SARAH HALEY of Creston , Iowa ,
is in the city on a visit.
W. S. MORLAN was In Omaha and
Lincoln , yesterday , on business.
LYMAN JENNINGS of Bartley trans
acted basiness in the city , Monday.
Beyrer returned home from Oxford , Mon
Miss ROXEY BROWN entered John H.
Graunis * employ , Monday , as book
Trenton , Tuesday , on a visit to Mrs. Mc-
Miss EDNA DIXON returned , yester
day morning , to her musical studies in'
C. B. GRAY , supreme president , is in
Gibbon , this week , on Star of Jupiter
M. LEACH of Geruiantown , this state ,
has been in the city , all week , guest of
his sons.
MissLORA LsHEW of Hastings visited
the home-folks , close of last and most of
this week.
A. E. HARVEY , the Lincoln lawyer ,
formerly of Orleans , had business in the
city , Monday.
L. H. BLACKLEDGE , the promising
young Red Cloud lawyer , was a city
guest , Sunday.
MRS. T. B. CAMPBELL and daughters
went up to Denver , Tuesday afternoon ,
on a visit to relatives.
J. T. BARNES , a loan and real estate
man from Beloit , Kansas , is in the city ,
this week , on business.
Valley precinct , was in the city , Tues
day , on matters of business.
MRS. F. M. KIMMELL and Master
Schell have been spending the week vis
iting her parents in Lincoln.
Miss ISA SHUMAKER of Culbertson
has been visiting her cousin , Mrs. B. G.
Gossard of our city , for a few days.
Miss ERNINIE RATHBUN departed ,
this morning , for Peru , to attend the
spring term of the state normal school.
MRS. WILLIAM ZINT and father , Mr.
Bowers , went over to Bertrand , Monday ,
on a visit. She returned home on i ,
MRS. V. H. SOLLIDAY was called
down to Oxford , Sunday , by the serious
illness of a child of her sister , Mrs. An
thony Clark.
REV. W. F. VoGT and family were
over from Herndon , Kansas , yesterday
and part of today. They started home ,
this afternoon.
MRS. EVAN G. EVANS of Holdrege
joined her husband here , first of the
week. He is in the company's train ser
vice as brakeman.
MRS. H. H. TARTSCH entertained her
mother , Mrs. William Ballance of Platts
mouth , from last Friday until Monday
afternoon of this week.
TRUMAN F. WEST , who has been liv
ing at Mullen , this state , for quite a
length of time , returned to McCook , first
of the week , to remain.
MRS. J. H. McMANIGAL and young
son arrived in the city , yesterday after
noon on 6 , from Amarillo , Texas , to re
main about two months.
parted , Thursday morning , for Fremont ,
where he enters upon attractive work.
Many good wishes accompany them.
MR. AND MRS AMI TODD , who have
been guests of Traveling Engineer and
Mrs. C. A. Dixon , departed , yesterday
morning , for their home in Plattsmouth.
enjoying their vacation with Anna Erb
in Akron , going up on Saturday after
noon last and returning home on 6 ,
MRS. WASH. SMITH and . .daughter of
Plattsmouth arrived in the city , last Fri
day , visiting Mrs. H. C. Smith until
Monday afternoon , when they took No.
6 for their home.
Miss SARAH OYSTER departed , yester
day morning , for Peru , to attend the
spring term of the state normal school
at that place. She will spend a day in
Lincoln , en route.
MRS. LILLIAN M. PITNEY visited her
brother , C. H. Boyle , a day or two this
week , on her. way home to Denver , after
a visit to her sisters in Eastern Nebras
ka. She took No. i for Colorado , today.
A. A. WELLER of Syracuse and C. L
DeGroff and daughter Anna of Nebraska
City arrived in the city , Wednesday
night on 5 , the gentlemen on business
connected with their large mercantile
interests in the city.
The Boys Plead Guilty.
The case of The State of Nebraska vs.
Abe L. Boyer and Ralph Smith , assault
and battery , on complaint of Milford
Pew , came up before County Judge
Bishop , Wednesday , for a hearing. The
boys plead guilty , and were fined $2 and
costs each , the whole ainuonting to the
sum of $12.90.
We are getting in a large assortment
of brand new patterns of queensware.
Remember , we are headquarters for
dishes and groceries of all kinds.
R. T. ELLER & Co.
A level-headed and successful business
man is W. T. Coleman just the needed
qualifications for an honest , courageous
and law-abiding councilman.
John H. Grannis has a gallery built in
the rear end of his store for the storage
and display of carpets , rugs etc. , and for
private office use.
THB TRIBUNE and The Cincinnati
Weekly Enquirer for $1.50 a year , strictly
in advance.
THE TRIBUNE will club with any pa
per yon may want. Try it.
A Surprise In Fact. ,
Worth ColemaTn had a rare and un
usual experience , last Saturday evening ,
he was really "surprised" by a score of
young friends , boys and girls , at the'
home of his parents over on South Mc
Dowell street. Worth was down town
when the pnVty took possession of the
home , and he had to be 'phoned to the
festive scene.
Refreshments were served , and the
spread , games etc. indulged in , made the
occasion a joyous one.
Report for March. '
The following report for March , ending
on the 23d , has been made by the super
intendent to the board-of education :
No. of boys enrolled 330
No. of girls enrolled ,345
Average daily attendance 594
Per cent of attendance 88
Neither absent nor tardy 246
Entered during month 22
Withdraxvn during month 31
No. of visits 5 °
No. of non-residents 31
Free to New Subscribers.
As long as they last , from this date ,
all new subscribers to THE McCooK
TRIBUNE will receive a series of U.S.
navy portfolios , 12 in all , free. These
portfolios originally sold for $1.20 a
series. They are splendid pictures of
Uncle Sam's victorious navy. The sup
ply is very limited , and the offer only
stands until the present stock is gone.
We can't duplicate them.
Advertised Letters.
The following letters were advertised
by the McCook postoffice on March i8th :
C. H. Howe , John Atkinson ,
O. R. Klock , Mrs. I. H. Chrils ,
Jim Ridgley , C. M. Williams ,
Charley Baures , John G. Harrison.
In calling for any of these letters , please
say that they are advertised.
F. M. KIMMELL , Postmaster.
The Great Ball Nozzle.
The most satisfactory lawn sprinkler
on the market is the Great Ball Nozzle.
It complies with the regulations of the
city ordinance and is in every respect an
ideal and perfect lawn sprinkler. For
sale by F. D Burgess.
Wall Paper and Paints.
McMillen's large stock of wall paper
is now complete. Don't fail to see it be
fore papering. A good household paint
at $1.25 per gallon.
As William Jennings Bryan puts it ,
Sam Moore is one of the "great common
people , " and as honest and manly , as
big-hearted and straight-forward as he is
big and homely. To know the right
thing his duty is but to do it. That
the interests of the "Big First" will be
in the hands of a property-owner who
has nought but the best interests of Mc
Cook at heart , goes without the saying.
Vote for him. He will do nothing as
councilman to bring the blush of shame
to the cheeks of any who supported him.
John Whitehead , who lives southwest
of town , has been a patron of the Cam
bridge separator station since it was first
established , and he , like all others who
have sold their cream at the station ,
says it pays. He now has eight milch
cows. For the month of January they
netted him $7.00 each and for February
$6.00 each. Mr. Whitehead will increase
.his milch herd to 17. He will not farm
this year , more than about 40 acres ,
which he will put into alfalfa and other
feed. Cambridge Clarion.
In view of the approach of spring ,
Clerk Green contemplates having print
ed a number of placards urging the ruth
less public to refrain from walking on
the grass in the beautiful yard about the
court-house. It is thought , too , that a
placard , calling attention to the possible
danger of falling into the abandoned
lime pit in front of the building , might
save apparel if not life and limb.
Messrs. McConnell & Berry , Frank J.
Morgan and C. A. Leach will have a re
sponsible bill-board of their own. It
will occupy the front of the lots in block
22 , made vacant by the fire of first of the
year. While it will not be a very at
tractive feature for Main avenue , it will
be an improvement over the present un
sightly prospect.
Prof. Swift entertained , instructed and
delighted a fair-sized and sympathetic
audience in the Congregational church ,
last Friday evening , through the at
tractive medium of his telescope , micro
scope and accompanying , explanatory
lecture. The public schools netted about
$12"from the receipts of the entertain
The general admission tickets to hear
William Hawley Smith are 35 cents ; re
served seats , 50 cents. You can't afford
to miss the , great treat that William
Hawley will present his hearers. Men-
ard's opera house , Wednesday evening ,
April 4th.
They are new ; they are bright ; they
are rough ; they are the best 2x43 , 6-foot
long , ever piled in any yard in McCook
and they are to be found at Bullard's.
You know it ! Everist , Marsh & Co.
are at the head of the procession when
good meats are on parade. Try their
It's the patterns that tell and the prices
that sell our wall paper.
Ladies' Bicycle shoes with cloth and
leather tops at the "Model. "
Tanks either "set up" or in the "knock
down" at Bullard's.
Porch material of all kinds at Bar- ,
McMillen's sarsaparilla will do you
Bicycle shoes at the " .Model. "
Buy your paints of Loar.
Braketiian R. J. Moore spent Sunday
with his parents in Franklin.
Engine No. I is out of the shop , mak
ing its first run on Wednesday.
Conductor Stephen Dwyer has way-car
15 during Rouch's indisposition.
Conductor H. A. Rouch is laying off ,
a few days , on account of sickness.
Conductor William Cropp of Oxford
had business at headquarters , Sunday.
Chief Clerk Monttnoreuy was out on
his preserve , hunting , one day this week.
Master Mechanic Archibald went down
to St. Joe , Monday , on company busi
The dining-car stays at Oxford , and H.
Trehal consequently returned to that
The new shop building in its coat of
dark red paint looks more Burlington-
A. M. Cassell and family are late ar
rivals from Oxford. He is in the com
pany service.
Conductor and Mrs. Frank Kendlen
and family spent Monday visiting the
folks in Arapahoe.
Clerk W. H. Johnston went up to
Denver , Wednesday night on 3 , on a
hunting expedition.
Engineer Frank Hawksworth went up
to Denver , Monday , to bring down the
"Golden Gate" special.
Engineer G. W. Connor went down to
Oxford , Tuesday , to relieve Engineer
Tony Clark for a few days.
Supt. Campbell attached his private
car No. 10 to No. 12 , Wednesday morn
ing , on a trip over the east end.
The painting gang finished the work
of painting the company's new ice house
at this point , close of last week.
A little "calico" fireman made her ini
tial appearance , Saturday evening , at
the home of Fireman and Mrs. George
Dispatcher W. F. Pate made a flying
visit to Denver , fore part of week , going
up on i , Sunday , and returning on 6 ,
A new combination way-car , No. 12 ,
has just arrived from the Plattsmouth
shop. It goes into service between Hast
ings and Oberlin.
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Best , parents of
Dispatcher Best , went through here ,
Tuesday , for Denver , to make their home
there with the son.
There was a report that a passenger on
3 , Monday night , claimed to have lost
$8cib , but we have not been able to cor
roborate the minor.
Flagman H. W. Prichard has retired
from the service and Brakeman H. W.
Conover has his place flagging between
Oxford and Denver.
Tuesday of this week , the end of track
on the Alliance-Guernsey line of the
Burlington was twelve miles across the
the Wyoming state line.
Ed. Greshaui is on the night force
now at the round-house , and Gary Dole
is a member of the day force. Frank
Neubauer is on the day shift , also.
Mesdames A. R. Zint and E. G. Evans
went up to Akron , yesterday on I , on a
short visit to their husbands , who are
temporarily working at that point.
Charley McMauigal , who has been
night operator at the depot , has been
transferred to Mascot and given the posi
tion of station agent. Red Cloud Chief.
Switchman G. P. Roark of the Akron
yard is taking a few days off at head
quarters , and Brakeman E. G. Evans is
filling his place at Akron in the mean
Conductor T. E. McCarl and crew
came up from Hastings , Saturday after
noon , with second 77 , returning to Re
publican City , Sunday afternoon , fol
lowing No. 6 , light.
Engineer and Mrs. Anthony Clark of
Oxford mourn the death of their baby ,
which passed away on Tuesday evening
of this week. They have the sympathy
ofmany McCook friends.
A large ventilator has been added to
the comfort of the blacksmith shop.
The new ventilator is a number of feet
in dimension and has been built on top
of the roof , after the manner of the shop
W. L. Brown was up from Bloomington -
ton over Sunday , returning there again ,
first of this week. THE TRIBUNE under
stands that he will shortly be made one
of the force of telegraphers at division
The "Golden Gate" special which
passed through here , Tuesday morning ,
carried 74 passengers. Conductor Owen
and crew brought the special in from
Denver , and Conductor Bump and crew
took it on to Hastings.
Ike Meyers , a brakeman on the St.
Francis line , is lying in a precarious con
dition at his home near Hendley. His
ailment is Bright's disease and his phy
sician has given up all hopes for his re
covery. Oxford Standard.
The coal car in last Thursday's wreck
was smashed to smithereens , and made
available kindling for the light which
was maintained during Thursday night
to enable the wrecking crew to operate
through the night in clearing up the
Engine 227 , which was badly damaged
in the wreck of last Thursday evening ,
a damaged refrigerator car , and four cars
of iron and wreckage for the scrap-heap ,
left here on Monday morning for Have-
lock. The engine was on its own wheels
although quite completely dismantled
and a sad looking wreck indeed.
Probably the longest train on record
was hauled the other day by one of the
Pennsylvania's new big engines. The
train was made up of 165 cars , many of
them loaded , and the run was from
Wellsville to Conway , a distance of thir
ty-five miles. A train of ninety-nine
loaded cars was hauled recently over the
Union Pacific road.
Lear he sells wall paper.
Census Information.
To build up a great office like the cen
sus office in fifteen months from abso
lutely nothing to an efficient machine ,
employing about three thousand men in
Washington and about fifty thousarid
elsewhere in the country , is a difficult
task , and entire success is out of the
question. The office naturally compares
itself with the stage of preparation at
tained at the same period ten years ago
and tried by this test , it has gained sev
eral months on its predecessor. One of
the problems before it is how to put in
the time thus secured in such a way as
most to benefit the census.
In the agricultural division the need
of time for preliminary work is perhaps
as great as any where in the census office.
Farmers , as a class , do not keep their
accounts as well as manufacturers , and
the returns from farmers may occasion
ally include serious errors which a trained
eye will at once detect. Hence the farm
schedules must be examined and such
errors corrected before the tables can be
made up from them with safety. If a
farmer reports that his land sown to
wheat was ten acres and the yield four
thousand bushels , it is clear that an aver
age yield of four hundred bushels to the
acre is incredible , and must be rejected
or corrected in accordance with the
probabilities. Sometimes the time can
be made out by an expert from compari
son with entries in other parts of the
schedules ; sometimes correspondence
must be opened to settle the doubt. All
this ranks under the general head of ver
ifying the schedules , and the agricultural
division plans to give all the lime possi
ble to the work of verifying each of the
millions of farm schedules. To accom
plish this in the time allowed , the work
of several hundred clerks will be re
quired , and they must have hard and
last rules to guide them. For example ,
they might be told : When the wheat re
ports show a product of over forty bush
els to the acre , they are suspicious and
must be laid aside for an expert to pass
upon. But any such rules must vary
with the section of the country. A yield
of twenty bushels in one section might
be more questionable than a yield of forty
bushels in another. Hence the division
must fix in advance what is the range of
reports in each part of the country and
for each crop that may be accepted as
probable on their face and not requiring
special examination. To get the limits
of probability for this purpose for each
county in the United States , that is , the
maximum and minimum yield and the
maximum and minimum price which
may be accepted without verification , is
the object of an extensive correspond
ence now being carried on by the agri
cultural division under the direction of
IG. . Powers , chief statistician in charge
of that division. Three simple schedules
have been prepared and printed on dif
ferent colored paper in order that they
may be readily distinguished one from
another. One of them covers ordinary
garden vegetables , a second covers fruits ,
and the third the great staple field crops.
Each asks about the units of measure
employed and the net price realized , and
the two more important schedules , those
for staple field products and for vegeta
bles , ask for the highest and lowest yield
of each crop per acre. These schedules
are being mailed to prominent farmers
all over the country and in many in
stances returns have already been re
ceived. When the returns have been re
ceived and tabulated , a scheme will be
made from them of what is to be ac
cepted as correct in each case and what
is to be probed farther. The only aim
of the office is to get what was really the
intention of the farmer in answering the
questions. If the presumption is strongly -
ly against his meaning what the schedule
says , the office will try to learn by cor
respondence from the supervisor , or the
enumerator , or the farmer himself what
the real facts were.
If the farming public will continue to
co-operate with the heartiness already
displayed , this effort will result in a
more trustworthy census of farms than
has ever been taken. Farmers , as a
class , are less able to co operate than the
representatives of any other great in
dustry. Hence the census office can do
more for them than it can for centralized
lines of business , which can and do make
their own investigations , and it will do
its best to present a full and accurate
photograph of this leading occupation.
The director of the census urges every
one interested to aid the work.
$5O.OO Reward.
One-half the above sum will be paid
by the Western Distributing Co. and
one-half by Walter Baker & Co. for in
formation leading to the apprehension
and conviction of the parties that wil
fully destroyed the Baker advertisements
on the bill boards of the Western Distrib
uting Co. in McCook.
Seed Wheat for Sale.
Velvet Chaff seed wheat for sale , soc
per bushel. N. J. Johnson , ten miles
south of McCook.
Wall Paper. e
Rich designs. Poor prices. i
THE TRIBUNE understands that the t
Nebraska Brigade band of our city has
an offer to go with Bryan to the Fourth-
of-July Democratic national convention
in Kansas City.
Our load of potatoes is about gone.
Better hurry , if you want any of them.
R. T. ELLER & . Co.
March made a pretty cool starter ,
Wednesday night and Thursday morn
ing , to "go out like a lion. "
If you haven't got it , you'll have it by
and by a Great Majestic.
Bicycle , Tennis and Baseball shoes at
the "Model. "
Corrugated carpet lining at Barnett's.
White pine 2x43 , 6 , at Bullard's.
Pay your water tax , Monday.
McMillen's Congh Cure is sure.
Don't forget Loar's is the place.
McMillen's Cough Cure is sure.
Loar's Cough Killer does the work.
New plaids for skirts at DeGroff &
The season of millinery opening is up
on us.
Schools of instruction
are always on
tap now.
Hose repairs for 5 cents tit S. M. Cochran -
ran & Co.'s.
Garden hose best grades now In
stock at F. D. Burgess' .
To make your hands smooth and soft
use McMillen's Cream Lotion.
Now in stock a large display of hose
and fixtures at F. D. Burgess' .
UNE office. Bfst in the market.
Best hose guaranteed by F. D. Burgess.
Can be returned , if not as represented.
HOUSE KOR SALE Seven rooms and
three lots. J. II. UERCE.
Horse , carriage and household goods '
for sale. J H. BKRGK.
Increase your supply of eggs by using
McMillen's Egg Producer. Guaranteed. '
Patrick Walsh of our city will vote for
Bryan at the Kansas City convention in
At F. D. Burgess' you have a large of rubber hose and fixtures to se
lect from.
Mrs. Lida Simpson is prepared to do
dressmaking in latest styles. With Mrs.
E. E. Saddler.
Second quarter's xvater tax due April
is.t , with ten per cent penalty in force
after April isth.
A great excitement over Loar's beau
tiful line of wall paper. Don't fail to
see it ; prices right.
Hose nozzles , hose couplings , hose re
pairs and all kinds of hose at S. ' M.
Cochran & Co.'s.
Remember the poultry meeting in II.
H. Berry's office , Saturday afternoon ,
April 7th , at two o'clock.
Mrs. S. E. Griggs will return from
Holdrege in May and will respond t
any calls for nursing as before.
Who will be the first to erect a dwell
ing house or two for rent ? The demand
exists and the profit is attractive.
WANTED A girl for general house
work. Inquire at residence of II. M.
Tyler , North Manchester ave. 2ts.
Tree-planting , gardening and a general
cleaning up about premises are being in
dulged in by many patriotic citizens.
"The Right Place" to call up is No. 12.
You are sure of getting just as choice
meats by phone as by personal inspec
C. B. Gray has resigned as financier
of the A. O. U. W. , C. F. Lehn succeed
ing him. Charlie will make a careful
Those American clothes wringers at S.
M. Cochran & Co.'s , with rolls guaran
teed for five years , are all right so they
all say who use them.
The pupils of the public schools have
allowed nothing to interfere , this week ,
with their full , free and proper enjoy
ment of spring vacation.
Mr. Alex Bergeron , piano-tuner of
Denver , will be here on or shortly after
April loth , and solicits the patronage of
all who have piano work to do.
The lawn season will open , April I5th.
Select your hose now. S. M.Cochrau
& Co. have a splendid stock and their
prices are right , all right , all right.
In case of doubt , look at the date after
your name. If you are not paid up to
January , 1900 , you ought to call at THE
TRIBUNE office and square up with the
It is not a debatable question but one
of privilege to patronize Everist , Marsh
& . Co. , when in quest of the best the
market affords in 'the meat line. They
are prompt and accommodating in the
bargain. Phone 12.
Support of the Republican city ticket
may naturally be expected from out side
party lines. The ticket headed by A.
Barnett for mayor recommends itself to
all interested in an efficient , business
like city administration.
People looking for a large range fet
either cattle or sheep will do well to cor
respond with Arterburn Bros , of Imper
ial , Chase county , Nebraska , as they
have several ranches for sale or lease in
tracts of 320 to 10,000 acres.
The immense amount of hose that S.
M. Cochran & Co. have piled up in their
store would lead one to think that every
body needed hose. It will make your
pocket glad to step in and get their
prices , if you want any hose.
The public road leading south from
the middle river bridge is , from accounts
that come to this office , in execrable con
dition , requiring early attention and
thorough work. In describing the con
dition of the road , a farmer says : "It
might as well be fenced up. " This is
respectfully referred to the proper _ au
thority. If we remember aright , that
has always been a poor stretch of high
Lear he sells pure drugs.