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NINETEENTH YEAR. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY EVENING , MAY 23 , 19OO. NUMBER 2
[ "JOHN REAL , whose accidental death
was recorded in las > t week's TKIUUNK ,
was born in the County Limerick , ireland -
land , in 1828 , and celebrated his yist
birthday on last St. John's day , June
25th , 1899.
After a voyage lasting eight weeks , he
landed in New Orleans , La. , in 1851.
lie removed to Bureau county. Illinois ,
where he met and was wedded to Sarah
Hennessey , near Snatclnvine , in 1855.
Later , he went to Chicago and engaged
in the grain business ; and from thence
to Pcoria county , Illinois , residing in
that county for eight years Leaving
there in 1874 , he settled in Forrest , Liv
ingstone county , Illinois , where he re
mained until his final removal to Red
Willow county. Nebraska , in the spring
of 1886. Since his arrival in our county ,
Mr. Real has lived on his farm in Perry
precinct. Ten children were born of
this marriage , six of whom are still liv
ing , three sons and three daughters :
Mrs. Patrick O'Connor , living at Grafton
ton , Mrs. E F. Caflrey at Oxford. Mrs.
Walter Ilickling and three sons , Frank ,
Tom and John , Jr. , all living in this
county. Mr. Real was a devout Roman
Catholic , always constant in his religious
The remains were removed toGrafton ,
May iSth , the funeral taking place on
the igth from St Helen's church of
Grafton , the Rev. Father Fitzgerald of
ficiating. Relatives were present from
Henry , Illinois , and from Lincoln , in
addition to Mrs. John Real , Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Real , and John Real , Jr. , of Mc-
Cook , and Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Caffrey of
Six nephews acted as pall-bearers
three Reals and three Hennes-eys.
Mr. Real was a man of remarkable
energy , honorable and generous in his
relations to others , always steering clear
of debt. He was endowed with a mind
of great clearness , the chief character
istic of which % vas his tenacious memory.
He had stored his mind in youth with
the gems of poetry , and his auditors
were never weary of listening to his apt
quotations , suitable to every condition
and seemingly inexhaustible.
He was one of the few who could cor
rectly speak the old Celtic language ,
now almost extinct.
DIED On Friday morning. May iSth ,
1900 , after a brief illness , B. A. Lincoln ,
at the home of his daughter , Mrs. E.
[ BENJAMIN APLIN LINCOLN was born
near Carbondale , Penna , August I2th ,
1821. He was third in a family of thir
teen , twelve of whom lived to be grown ;
six now survive him. When sixteen
years of age he moved with his parents
to Nelsonville , Ohio , and in 1849 he was
married to Miss Harriet Wright. After
the Civil war , he located at Indianola ,
Iowa , where in 1876 his wife died. For
the past sixteen years he has resided in
Southwestern Nebraska. He was a mem
ber of the Congregational church at
Pleasant Ridge and lived a consistent ,
upright life. He will be missed by a
large circle of relatives and friends
whose confidence and esteem he enjoyed
Of his six children four survive him
Charles Stanford in Ohio , Mrs. Clare
Leper in Iowa , Mrs. Alma West in
Washington , and Mrs. E- May Starbuck ,
with whom he made his home. The
funeral occurred on Saturday , from the
family residence , Rev. W. J. Turner of
McCook conducting the service , and in
terment was madeatLongview cemetery.
A large gathering of sympathetic friends
followed the remains to their last resting
* * ]
Call for County Mass Convention.
To all voters of Red Willow county ,
Neb. , who believe in the tenets of the
Omaha platform of 1892 and the Cincin
nati convention and platform of May
9th , 1900 , notice is hereby given that by
virtue of authority vested in me as cen
tral committeeman and organizer of
said county , that a mass convention is
hereby called to meet at ir o'clock a. ui.
on June 23d , 1900 at Indianola , for the
purposes of perfecting a re-organization
of the party in said county ; the nomina
tion of a candidate to represent the
county in the legislature ; the nomina
tion of a candidate for county attorney ;
the selection of nine delegates to the
state convention to be held at Grand
Island on June 27th , 1900. and the trans
action of such other business as may
properly come before the convention.
J. K. STEVENS ,
Central Committeeinan and Organizer
for Red Willow county , Neb. Resi
dence , North Valley precinct ; post-
address , Cambridge.
The following letters were advertised
by the McCook post-office on May 2oth :
Einile Despre , J. B. Farnsworth ,
Henry Williams , Mrs. S Jones ,
Knopp & Stanley , Mrs. Minda Cockier ,
Dr. R. H. McCrosson ,
In calling for any of these letters , please
say that they are advertised.
F. M. KIMMELL , Postmaster.
Desirable House for Sale.
I will offer for sale at a low price my
residence property , corner Marshall and
Dearborn streets. Terms , time on part ,
or will name an attractive price for spot
cash. 5-4-tf. W. C. LA TOURETTE ,
Cedar Rapids , Iowa.
C. F. BABCOCK , Local Agent.
In Its Nineteenth Year.
Last Friday , THE McCOOK TRIBUNE
quietly and modestly entered upon the
nineteenth year of its career. The first
issue catne from the press in Culbertson ,
in the first week of June , 1882 ; and the
paper has been published under the
present management since the first week
in September , 1883.
Don't buy a header without first seeing
S. M.Cochran & Co. They sell the Har
vester King header and binder.
Buy your paints of Loar.
MOVEMENTS OF THE PEOPLE.
W. C. BULLARD was out from Omaha
Monday , on business.
Miss MARGARKT FLANAGAN is the
guest of Mrs. Timothy Hannan.
KITTIK STANGLAND was up fron
Hartley with the family over Sunday.
J. W. COLK , "nasby" at Culbertson
was a city visitor , Saturday , on business
MRS. S. E. CALLKN and the chiidrei
have gone to Afton Junction , Iowa , on i
Miss CLAIRE PHHLAN is here from Al
liance on a visit to her sister , Mrs. W. V
L. A ROYCE of Hastings is a new
employe in C. F. Babcock's real estate
MRS. C. P.MITCHELL of Sedalia , Mo.
is the guest of her son Edward J. of the
FRED MCMANIGAL of Auiarillo ,
Texas , is visiting friends in the city ,
R. Q. STEWART deputy collector , was
in the city , Wednesday , on business ol
MRS. V. H. SOLLIDAY arrived home ,
Sunday morning on 2 , from her long
visit in Denver.
MRS. BENJ. BAKER and the rest of the
family will depart , tomorrow night , for
Colfax , Washington.
MRS. T. A. ERB and Miss Anna were
down from Akron , mid-week , guests ol
Mrs. Frank Kendlen.
MRS. ALICE MURRY expects to re
move from our city , shortly , having
closed her boarding-house.
W. B. WATERS returned to the city ,
yesterday on No. I. He has been visit
ing his daughter near Cambridge.
MRS. J. K. COUZINS went up to Den
ver , Saturday , on a brief visit , Mr. Couz-
ins accompanying her from Brush.
D. C. MARSH departed , Wednesday
morning , via Lincoln , for Great Falls ,
Montana , on a visit to his brother.
MRS. F. M. RATHBUN departed , this
morning , for Peru , where Miss Erninie
has been attending the state normal , the
ERNEST CORDEAL will return , Sunday
night , from Lincoln , where he has been
attending the state university during the
W. R. STARR went down to Lincoln ,
Monda3r morning , on business of the
law , which detained him in the capital
city two or three days.
DR. J. A. GUNN is just home from an
absence of a week or so in Missouri and
elsewhere on personal business and busi
ness of the Star of Jupiter.
MR. AND MRS. L. W. McCoNNELL
and Conductor and Mrs. J. W. Line
a-fishin" Culbertson Wednes
went - near ,
day. Sad to relate they caught every
thing , but Billie his train.
I. B. TAYLOR arrived in the city , yes
terday on i , from his trip to Savannah ,
Mo. , whither he was recently summoned
by the illness of his mother , whose fun
eral occurred on Tuesday of last week.
MRS. JOHN REAL , John Real , Jr. , Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Real of our city and
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Caffrey of Oxford ,
who accompanied the remains of the
late John Real to Graftou for burial , ar
rived home from their sad mission on
AMOS BUCK arrived in the city on No.
i , Wednesday , on his way from Wash
ington , D. C. , to Denver , where he ex
pects to reside for a while at least for his
health. Mr. Buck has been in the war
department in the national capital for
the past two years , and his health be
came so impaired that he was advised to
come to the mountains. He went down
to the old homestead at Redwillow ,
Wednesday' afternoon , and will be about
on business connected with the Buck
interests until tomorrow noon , when he
expects to resume his journey to Denver.
License to marry has been issued to
Arthur L. May of Lincoln and Myrtle
Alexander of Bennet.
The following cases have been filed in
the countjr court , this week :
R. P. Smith & Sons Co. vs. David
Diamond ; suit on account.
PontSac Shoe Manufacturing Co. vs.
David Diamond ; suit on account.
Harry Stern vs. Alice Murry ; attach
ment for rent.
A Musical Treat.
The concert given in the opera house ,
last Friday evening , by the Louise Bre-
hany Co. , was one of the most artistic
musical treats the people of McCook
have ever had the pleasure of hearing.
The vocal and instrumental numbers
were each and all greeted most cordially.
The opera house was filled with one of
the most brilliant gatherings of our people
ple , and the Athletic club realized quite
handsomely from the enterprise , which
at the outstart seemed to promise but
small financial returns to the promoters.
Ice Cream and Strawberries.
The ladies of the Christian church
will serve ice cream and strawberries on
the afternoon of Decoration day in the
basement of "The Famous. "
Cullins Brothers' Enormous Shows
will exhibit at McCook , Friday , June S.
The best shows on earth for the money.
Cullins Brothers are modern showmen
and give a strictly up-to-date perform
ance , introducing more new and novel
features than ever before presented with
a wagon show. A grand galaxy of
arenic stars giving a superb performance
of rare merit. Two big bands of music.
Grand magnificent free street parade
and wonderful free exhibitions. See
"Speedy , " the high diving dog that
lives from a pedestal So feet high , the
acme of canine intelligence ; a sight
worth coming miles to see and it's free.
Remember the date , at McCook , June 8.
Afternoon and evening. Admission 250 ,
Are You Going : to Paris ?
If you should , you would also t o to
Oberammergau and see the origina
Oberammergau Passion Play.
The original Passion Play as produced
by the peasants of Oberammergau , Ba
varia , and of Germany , every ten years ,
will be reproduced at St. Patrick's
church on Monday afternoon and even
ing , May the 28th. The play will be
given in one hundred and fifty stereopticon -
con and moving pictures , ( which were
taken from a special performance ) under
the direction of Prof. Jacob Willig.
This is only one chance in a life time
to witness this wonderful play.
Lecture in English by Prof. Chas.
Brey. Tickets adults , 35 ; children ,
THE TRIBUNE is in receipt of an invi
tation to the graduating recital of the
class of 1900 of the conservatory of music
of the Nebraska Wesleyan university.
The recital will take place in the univer
sity chapel , University Place , Friday
evening , June ist , and the commence
ment concert and graduating exercises
in the Oliver theater , Lincoln , Monday
evening , June 4th. Among the gradu
ates is Miss Edna Dixon of our city , who
has a piano-forte number "Erl King"
by Schubert-Liszt on the graduating
Maud Cordeal , who has been attend
ing the N. E conservatory of music in
Boston , will be in McCook about June
25111. Those of her former pupils and
any others who wish to avail themselves
of the opportunity for piano lessons will
do well to call early , as she expects to
return to Boston in September.
CITY CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS.
CHRISTIAN Bible-school at 10 a. m.
No preaching at n. Evening subject ,
"The Old Paths. "
J. W. WALKER , Pastor.
CATHOLIC Mass at 8 o'clock a. m.
High mass and sermon at 10:30 , a. m. ,
with choir. Sunday school at 2:30 p. m.
All are cordially welcome.
REV. J. W. HiCKEY , Pastor.
BAPTIST Sunday-school at 10 a. m.
Preaching at II a. in. B. Y. P. U. at 7.
No service at S p. m. Prayer-meeting ,
Wednesday evening at 8. Everybody
GEO. SCOTT , Pastor pro tern.
CONGREGATIONAL Sunday-school at
10. Preaching at ir. Y.P.S.C.E. at 7.
Preaching at 8. Prayer-meeting , Wednes
day evening at S. Memorial service , G.
A. R. in attendance , at ir. Evening
subject , "The Ten Words of the Law. "
W. J. TURNER , Pastor.
EPISCOPAL Sunday morning at 11:00
o'clock , Morning Prayer and Litany.
Sunday evening at 8:00 : o'clock , Evening
Prayer. Sunday-school at 10:00 : a. m.
Friday evening lecture at 8:00 o'clock.
Holy communion the first Sunday in
HOWARD STOY , Rector.
The pastors and congregations of the
different churches are earnestly request
ed to join with the Grand Army of the
Republic in the Memorial service at the
Congregational church at n o'clock ,
Sunday , May 27111. ( A. P. WELLES ,
Committee : -j W. S. FITCH ,
( H. H. BERRY.
MEMORIAL SUNDAY , MAY 27TH.
At 10 a. in. the members of J.K.Barnes
Dost No. 207 and ladies of circle will
neet in post room and march to the
Congregational church , where the Me
morial service will be held , Rev. W. J.
[ "urner preaching the sermon. The
members of the Congregational church
vill have charge of the ceremonies , dec
orations , music etc. All old soldiers ,
sailors and marines , and the soldiers of
he Spanish war.are invited to unite with
he G. A.R. in paying this last tribute of
eve and respect to our fallen dead.
DECORATION DAY , MAY 3OTH.
Comrades of J. K. Barnes post and
members of Ladies' Circle will meet in
Odd Fellows' hall at 10 a.m..sharp , and
go from there to the cemetery where the
lecoration ceremonies , according to the
G. A. R. ritual , will be held , and the
graves of our fallen comrades lovingly
emembered by decorating with spring's
weet flowers and the flag under which
hey marched to victory and the union
aved. The monument to the unknown
lead will also be decorated at this time.
All who desire to decorate the graves of
oved ones gone before are cordially in-
ited to unite with the G. A. R. in this
ervice. After the ceremonies are flu
shed , the comrades and ladies of the
ircle will return to the post rooms and
djourn till 1:30 p. m. , at which time
hey will re-assemble there and march to
he M. E. church , where the following
) rograuime-will be rendered :
roluntary March Miss Blanche McCarl
'rayer Rev. G. 6. Scott.
leading orders Post Adj. J. Steinmetz |
Reading Lincoln's Address at Gettysburg.
Address to the Unknown Dead..J , H. Yarger
Address. . . . Rev. J. R. Speck of Council Bluffs
Song "America" . . Quartette and Cong'gat'n
Benediction Rev. J. W. Walker
Marshal of the day , A. P. Welles.
The committee has selected the follow
ing young ladies to solicit and gather
flowers for Decoration day. They are
requested to meet in the office of H. H.
Berry at 8 a. m. , May 3Oth : Belle Odell
ror West McCook ; Nora Stroud for South
McCook ; Kate Garrard , Vernie Frank-
in , Susie LeHew.Vergie Ludwick , Ethel
Pope , Ona Hendricks , Clara Thorgrim-
ion , Sarah Hartman , Edna Yarger , Mae
rlileman , Lillian Burnett , Blanche Mc-
2arl , Kate Sawyer , Lucile Hedges , Lizzie
\.nton , Lena Steinmetz.
The members of the city council and
: ivic societies are cordially invited to
jarticipate in these ceremonies.
RAILROAD NEWS ITEMS.
Bert Colter is night-watchman at
Conductor L. E. Gilcrest was a Hol-
drege visitor. Sunday.
Fred Schlegel and family moved up
from Oxford , last week.
Brakeman A. H. Washburn was an
Indianola visitor , Sunday.
Conductor P. F. McKenna had busi
ness in Oxford , Wednesday.
Chief Clerk Montmorency went in to
Omaha , Tuesday , on business.
No. i is carded to run a stretch of 79
miles out of Chicago in 76 minutes.
Conductor W. O. Simonds was up from
Oxford , Wednesday , on business at head
The Burlington has made some im
provements in the stock yards at Wil-
Tom Jordan of the superintendent's
office spent Sunday with the folks in
Dispatcher D. J. Best was down from
Denver , Saturday , on a brief visit to
Dispatcher W. F. Pate enjoyed a short
visit from his father and a younger
brother from Hastings , Tuesday of this
The Baltimore & Ohio railroad is com
pelling its entire corps of train and sta
tion employes to wear distinguishing
Conductor F. M. Washburn hurt his
foot slightly at Minden , Tuesday , and
was off duty a few days on that account.
Conductor W. C. Pope had his car
Chief Dispatcher J. F. Forbes , Con
ductor J. J. Curran and Jacob Artz went
up to Wray , Colorado , Tuesday on i ,
fibbing , returning home on the day fol
A new crew was sent out with the
steam shovel , Tuesday of this week ,
Conductor Eph. Benjamin , Brakemen
F. J. Thorne and W.-S. Ackerman com
posing the crev.
The family of the new foreman of the
machine-shop , M. E. Wells , arrived in
: he city , Wednesday night from Lincoln ,
and are for the present occupying the J.
. Birdsell dwelling.
Business in the freight department is
brisk , just now : There were three sec
tions of fast freight 77 , Thursday , with
an extra east ; and on Wednesday there
were two stock extras east.
Brush is the scene of great activity
ust now in construction work , and large
juantities of material , ties etc. , have
> een sent to that point , lately , for use
on the Brush-Alliance line.
D. Hawksworth of Plattsuiouth , sup't
of motive power , was in the city ,
Wednesday. He has been using Sup't
Campbell's private car 10 during his
trip on the Western division.
Dispatcher A. Calhoun went up to
Denver , Sunday night on 3 , to hear Nat
Goodwin and Maxine Elliott in "When
! Was Twenty-one. " He returned to
vork on 6 , Wednesday night.
Trainmaster Josselyn was up from Or-
eans , last Saturday , on business at head
quarters. Quite a number of his train
men were also up attending the sessions
of the school of instruction held on that
Fireman H. H. Kingsbury has been
) romoted to engineer and Carmichael to
fireman , and they are with the steam-
shovel up at Brush , which is now the
scc--ie of great activity in the line of
The announcement , last week , in the
Pbiladelphia Evening Telegraph , that
the Pennsylvania railroad company is
seeking to control the "Q" system
caused not a little comment and stir in
Burlington circles. It is officially denied
on the Burlington's part.
Engine No. 27 , the third of the new
series now being built at Havelock , was
sent to the Western division , yesterday ,
for use in hauling passenger trains.
Like the two sent out before it , the 27 is
a class K3 , piston valve , 200 pound steam
pressure machine. Work is now pro
gressing at the shops on the fourth en
gine of the eight to be completed , this
season. Thursday's Lincoln Journal.
General Passenger Agent J. Francis of
the Burlington has been appointed by
Chairman MacLeod of the Western Pas
senger association a member of a com
mittee to confer with the Southwestern
Mileage bureau with a view of putting
into effect an interchangeable mileage
system covering eastern and Trans-Mis
souri river committee territories up to and
including Colorado common points.
Notice of Dissolution.
The co-partnership of J. Cress & Sons
was dissolved by mutual consent , Oc
tober 5th , 1892 , of which we now give
notice. April 26th , 1900.
5-25-3ts. J- CRESS ,
GEO. F. CRESS ,
T. J. CRESS.
Ball and Bat Free.
To the boy who buys a suit of clothes
at $2.50 or up at DeGroff & Co.'s.
breakfast-food and bar
Ralston flour , -
ley-food , as well as Ralston biscuits , al
ways on hand at Eller & Co.'s ; and they
ire always fresh , because they sell theme
; o fast they do not have time to become
R. T. Eller & Co. had to add another
sew man to their corps of clerks , this
; veekJoy Selby taking the wagon , and
Harry Campbell being promoted to
You must see the Buckeye mower and
) inder before buying a binder. Pred-
nore Bros , are the sole agents.
Ladies' Bicycle shoes with cloth and
eather tops at the "Model. "
Screen doors , both plain and fancy , at
5. M. Cochran & Co.'s.
The Graduating : Exercises.
The formal graduating exercises of th
class of 1900 ol the McCook High schoo
were held in the First Baptist church
last evening , under the happiest auspi
ces. There was present the usual over
flowing audience and manifest the usua
deep interest and conspicuous pride o
our citizens. It was an appealing , tint
mated , inspiring scene.
The doors were opened at eight an <
in a trice the church was filled , am
there remained enougli on the outside
for a good-sized overflow meeting
Promptly at eight thirty the anmia
graduating exercit.es began with a piano
solo by Miss Elsie Burgess , which was
followed by the invocation from the lips
of Rev. W.J. Turner , and the exercises
of 1900 were duty launched.
The class history from the pen o
Frank Colfer was a characteristic pro
duction , full of bright things and laugh
The piano duo by Mesdames Mills
and Stranahan was excellently done.
Dr. H. A. Rowland's class address was.
a superb effort and held the closest at
tention of the large audience through
out its entertaining delivery. He spoke
to the title , "Success Through Difficul
ties. " The doctor puts a pronounced
personality into his addresses and that
of last night was magnificently suggest
ive and instructive.
Miss Nina Doan's vocal solo was ar
tistically rendered. Her efforts are al
ways pleasing and this one was particu
The presentation of the diplomas by
Vice-President Doan of the board of ed
ucation and benediction by Rev. J. W.
Walker concluded the exercises.
The decorative effects were very pret
ty ; the class colors , white and purple , in
streamers and banners , together with
ropes of snnlax , potted plants , cut flow
ers etc. , supplemented by handsome
curtain hangings and effective furniture ,
made an attractive general appearance.
The class motto , "What sculpture is to a
block of marble , education is to the hu
man soul , " was clone in white on a field
of purple , and occupied a prominent
place on the end wall over the pulpit.
The graduates were handsomely re
membered by their numerous relatives
and friends with many pretty gifts.
In conclusion , THE TRIBUNE wishes
to compliment one and all concerned in
the happy event of last night , and to
wish the class of 1900 every good thing
needful for their happiness and success.
MEMBERS OF CLASS OF 1900.
Lillian M. Norval Anna M. llnnnan
1-rancis M. Colfer Anastasia C. Brady
Murilla Baker Robert J. Gunn
Anna L. Clark Thomas F. O'Connell
Vanche E. Plumb Jennie R. Bell
Karl U. Vahue Evangelme M. Burgess
THE ANNUAL SERMON.
St. Patrick's church was altogether
inadequate to the demands for admission ,
last Sunday evening , on the occasion of
the delivery of the annual sermon to the
members of the class of 1900 , and many
were necessarily unable to gain admis
sion to that event , whose charm is only
second to that of the graduating exer
Promptly at the appointed hour the
members of the class marched in and
the following programme was rendered
in a most satisfactory and pleasing
manner indeed it was one of the most
notable services of the kind in the an
nals of the city schools :
Opening prayer Rev. J. W. Ilickey
Solo sacred Miss Maynie Sharkey
Annual sermon Rev. J. W. Ilickey
Solo sacred Mrs. P. F. McKenna
Closing prayer Rev. J. W. Ilickey
Ode "America" Congregation
The annual sermon by Rev. J. W.
Hickey was a very eloquent effort , brim
ming over with wise suggestions and
helpful advice. It was delivered with
deep earnestness and was well received
by class and congregation. It was an
able and apropos sermon.
The musical feature of the evening
was strong and pleasing , the sacred solo
efforts of Mrs. P. F. McKenna and Miss
Mayrne Sharkey being particularly ar
Palms , potted plants and cut flowers
were tastefully disposed and the scene
was one altogether brilliant and inspir
BASE BALT , AT OBERLIN.
The High school base ball team start
ed for Oberlin , Kansas , this morning
early , to participate in the Field-day at
that place , today , being on the pro
gramme to cross willows with the Ober
RECEPTION TO THE GRADE.
The members of the Twelfth grade
were delightfully entertained at the res
idence of E. H. Doau , Wednesday even
ing , by Misses Nina Doan and Ida Mc
Carl of the Eleventh grade. The affair
was one of the happiest events of com
Ice Is Cheap.
So buy a refrigerator and ice cream
Freezer of S. M. Cochran & Co. , and en-
ioy some of the real pleasures of life.
House for Sale.
House of seven rooms , with two lots ,
MRS. W. M. IRWIN.
It will be to your gain to see the fa-
nous Buckeye mower and binder at
Predmore Eros , before contracting for a
Furnished or unfurnished rooms to
et. Inquire at the Dr. Spicklemier res-
Millet seed for sale at S. M. Cochran
A spring medicine McMillen's sarsa-
Don't forget Loar's is the place.
Lear he sells pure drugs.
MINOR ITEMS OF NEWS.
Lear he sells wall paper.
Take THE TUIIIUNI ? for cold feet.
Loar's Cough Killer does the work.
McMillen's sarsaparilla will do you
Uhrick's new milk wagon is
Millet seed for sale at S. M. Cochran
The Sixth grade will enjoy a picnic ,
Hicycle , Tennis and Hubeball shoes at
the "Model. "
To make your hands smooth and soft
use McMillen's Cream Lotion.
SCALE BOOKS For sale at THE TRIB
UNE office. Best in the market.
FOR SALE Hereford bull , coming two
years old. H. p. SUTTON.
Increase your supply of eggs by using
McMillen's Egg Producer. Guaranteed.
Buy Deering txvine and
fool well , you
had better fool the 'hoppers than to get
A great excitement over Loar's beau
tiful line of wall paper. Don't fail to
see it ; prices right.
After June 6th. Miss Edna Dixon will
ive lessons on the piano and in musical
history , theory and harmony.
Ten farm houses and a school-house
were destroyed in the recent cyclone
lear and in Wilsonville. Ftirtnis county.
"The Right Place" to call npisNo.12.
You are .sure of gettii.g just as choice
H eats by phone as by personal inspec
Everybody's magazine for June is out.
A more complete and delightful ten-cent
iterary treat is not to be found in the
You know it ! Everist , Marsh & Co.
are at the head of the procession when
good meats are on parade. Try their
McCook's offering to the India famine
sufferers $307.00 was forwarded , first
of this week , through the Nebraska com-
The chintz bugs are reported as doing
lestructive work in some sections of the
county. Efforts should at once be made
o secure inoculated bugs.
Those gasoline stoves at S. M. Coch
ran & Co.'s are beauties ; so all say who
see them. They are cheaper and better
han coal for hot weather.
FOUND A purse containing money.
Dwner can recover same by calling at II.
P. Waite's hardware store , proving prop
erty and paying cost of advertising.
This has been examination \veek in
he city schools , and the children of the
jrades above the Third have been given
lalf-holidays in the afternoon , each day.
Don't give your order fora mower or
jinder until you have called and seen
he famous Buckeye mower and binder
or which Predmore Bros , are sole
If you want the nicest , freshest line of
akes and crackers to select from in the
ity , go to R. T. Eller & Co.'s , where
ou can always get the best of every-
hing in the market.
A young plumber came to gladden
he home of Mr. and Mrs. John Selby ,
Sunday afternoon , and John avers that
t will not surprise him if the young
lopeful is able to reach high C within a
It is not a debatable question but one
f privilege to patronize Everist , Marsh
& . Co. , when in quest of the best the
market affords in the meat line. They
re prompt and accommodating in the
jargain. Phone 12.
The circulation of THE McCooK TRIB-
; NE has exceeded the thousand marker
or more than a year. The record has
never been equaled in Red Willow
ounty and is doubtless unparalleled in
his section of Nebraska.
The workmen down in Wilsonville are
creating such a "deafening din"in push
ing the work of improvement and con
struction generally , that there is doubt
less an opening in that burg for an au-
rist. The price on cotton batts is said to
have gone up.
Fair-minded citizens will warmly wel
come every evidence of a return to liber
ality of thought and freedom of action
in our city , as evidenced by the class of
1900 in its selection of the deliverer of
the annual sermon , this year. It was a
kindly , commendable act.
You must see F. D. Burgess about
the great IVIcCormick before buying a
reaper , mower or rake. The McCormick
has for many years stood for everything
that is best in that line , and you can't
afford to fail to inspect these up-to-date
machines , if you are in the market for
any of them.
Through the efforts of the Plattsmouth
Woman's club , a number of the leading
merchants of that city have agreed note
: o open their respective places of busi
ness on Sundays. Such action should
ae taken in McCook , where Sunday clos-
ng is not as closely and faithfully ob
served as it ought to be.
Pay Your Occupation Tax.
Occupation tax became due and pay-
ible on Monday , May I4th , and all par
ies interested are requested to call at
he Citizens bank and make payment.
A. C. EBERT , Treasurer.
Millet seed for sale at S. M. Cochram
Bicycle shoes at the "Model. "
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