The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936, February 05, 1904, Image 1

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Failed to Identify Hlra
J H Ilupp of McCook whoso bnnk at
Xiebsinon was robbed last August called
at the police station yesterday to seo
John Galvin but could not identify him
as the man seen at tho bank the day be
fore tho robber nd supjosed to be one
of tho burglars Ho had identified
Sheridan Berlin as that man and he
thought that Galvin and Berlin might
-be one and tho same Berlin was arrest
ed in Pueblo Colo with 1200 in torn
kills in his pockets but was given bis
freedom without much inquiry as to the
source of his wealth Mr Hupp took a
photograph of Galvin to McCook He
will show it to tho citizens of that city
for tho purpose of learning whether
Galvin was there about the time of the
robbery Lincoln Star Saturday
iM C A Building Principle Subject
About fifty citizens of the several
churches of the city met in the Congre
gational church Sunday afternoon and
spent a couple hours discussing and can
vassing the Y M C A building propo
sition The members of the Christian
Citizens League regard this as tho para
mount question just now and are bend
ing their efforts to bring about this con
summation It is hoped soon to have a
-definite proposition to present to the
people of the city when the time to put
nip will have arrived A Y M C A
fcuilding would be a great blessing to
this community all agree The question
is will we put up generously enough
to secure the blessing
The Flat Rate is 450 a Ton
The Tribune wishes to correct an er
Toneous impression circulating as to the
price the sugar beet companies are offer
ing and contracting beets for the year
1904 The flat rate is four dollars and
There is also the option of contracting
the same as last year at 4 a ton for
beets containing 14 per cent of sugar or
less and an additional 25 cents per ton
for each and every one per cent of sugar
above 14 per cent fractions iu propor
The Tribune understands that most
of the farmers aro taking the flat rate of
450 per ton this season
Entertained the Alphabets
Mr and Mrs A Barnett andSuptand
3tfrs A Campbell entertained the mem
bers of tho Alphabet high five club
last Friday evening at the Barnett home
-in handsome style
A three course dinner was served at
seven oclock in a most attractive man
ner -The two dining rooms were deco
rated patriotically numerous candelabra
brightening the scene
The prize winners were Mrs J W
Hupp Mr H P Sutton Mrs W P
Bross Dr H J Pratt
Are Finishing Up the Jail
The county commissioners at their
meeting this week determined to finish
up the county jail portion of the court
house As soon as the basement part of
the court house is ready the steel cage
at Indianola will be taken apart and
moved up here and put together again
in the new jail The commissioners ad
vertise this week in the official paper
The Tribune for bids for part of this
work which will practically complete
tho court house
Pythians Will Celebrate Anniversary
McCook Pythians will celebrate their
anniversary Wednesday of next week
in the superlative degree There will be
an entertainment in tho opera house
and a banquet at the Palmer house
And they will both be pulled off in
the highest style of the Pythian art
look Up Your Numbers
on Cone Bros free Xmas picture draw
ing The winning numbers are 16 1902
S2 1902 43 1903 48 1904 95 1904 The
first winning number presented gets first
choice Cone Bros Druggist
Another Commission House
H G Phelps and G C Boatman have
formed a partnership in the commission
business and opened up for business in
the old stand under the Model shoe store
Wall Paper Remnants
We have some good remnant patterns
-will sell cheap to make room for new
stock You can save money Buy wall
paper now A McMillen Druggist
Invoicing now over and spring prepa
rations receiving active attention at The
Thompson D G Cos Clearing sale
prices still hold as advertised on winter
Piano for sale Fine condition Easy
terms if desired Inquire at this office
The choicest perfumes soap and toilet
articles are to be found Cone Bros
Three 5c packages Uneeda Biscuit for
10c at J A Wilcox Sons
New goods arriving at The Thompson
JDty Goods Cos
McConnells Balsam Cures Coughs
t jd sA 5
Mrs Frkd Brewer has joined her
husband at Ked Cloud
Mrs Frances Barclay and family
have removed to Pueblo
E B Cox of Bartley was in the county-seat
Saturday on business
Dr J A Gunn of Des Moines Iowa
arrived in tho city Wednesday
F J Moroan was up from Platts
mouth over Sunday on business
J Fred Zell of Denver was a guest
of Supt Campbell part of the week
Mrs N B Bush of Almena Kansa
has been a guest of her parentsall week
Grandfather Oyster and Miss Ger
trude Evans departed on Thursday morn
ing for Ohio
Mrs W S Morlan was iu Lincoln
part of the week seeking the assistance
of an oculist
W H Carr returned first of the
week from his visit of a week in Har
vard and other points
Mrs Alice Anderson is here from
Fremont Indiana guest of her sister
Mrs Vandalia Jordan
Charles R Woodworth arrived from
Geneva Nebraska Monday and is
clerking for A McMillen
Mrs J F Kendall of Wanda Illi
nois is bore on a visit to her mother
Mrs Nancy Fahnestock
R A Green had business on the farm
part of the week extending the trip on
to Lebanon while absent
Engineer Thad Shepherd came up
from Fairbury early in the week and
spent a few days with the family here
J R Moore who has been visiting at
his home in Essex Iowa for a few
weeks arrived in the city Wednesday
C B Sawyer and Miss Kate left on
No 6 Monday night for Michigan be
ing called there by the serious illness of
his aged mother
Mrs Rose Clark came down from
Denver close of last week and is occupy
ing the cottage immediately south of the
J E Kelley residence
John Keegan an employe in Zints
barber shop was called to Fairmont
Wednesday night on No 6 by the seri
ous illness of his mother
J R Moore has resigned his position
in DeGroffs clothing dspartment and
on Monday will leave for Red OakIowa
to assume a position there
D E Whisler Anderson Graham
M M Young Fred Stephens all of
Danbury and neighborhood were in the
city on business last Friday
Mrs Samuel Rogers departed Tues
day on No 1 for Colorado where she
will visit her parents in Longmont a
while before going to Mexico
W S Morlan is in Norton Kansas
this week acting as one of the numerous
array of legal lights in the defense of the
Deweys for the Berry murder of last
Mr and Mrs Frank Matchett lost
their other twin daughter Thursday
night of last week Burial on Friday
afternoon Whooping cough and com
plications was the cause of both deaths
Holton Longnecker departed close
of last week for Rollinsville Colorado
where he assumed charge of the drug
store recently purchased by him in that
new town on the Moffat road Success
to him
Mrs C B Sawyer received a tele
gram Thursday afternoon announcing
the death of Mr Sawyers mother He
and Miss Kate arrived in Michigan the
day before her death The funeral will
be held on Sunday Deceased was 76
years of age
J P Lamb a prominent citizen of
North Dakota a cousin of C J Ryan
spent part of the week in the city guest
in Ryan home Mr Lamb was on his
way to California on a trip He lately
occupied a seat in the state senate of
North Dakota
Mr and Mrs Jacob Steinmetz of
West McCook were agreeably and hap
pily surprised Tuesday evening by a
large company of neighbors and rela
tives It was the twenty fifth anniver
sary of their wedding and the occasion
was very enjoyably spent
C E Boatman and family departed
Sunday for Barnes City Iowa where
they will make their future home They
will spend a week or two in Clearfield
Iowa visiting relatives en route They
have spent many years in Redwillow
county and a large circle of friends will
join in the hope and wish that they may
be prosperous and happy in their new
Henry S Ferrar manager of tho
Grand Island factory of the American
Beet Sugar Co was up the valley and in
the city Wednesday evening in the in
terest of that company making con
tracts for beets for the present season
He informs The Tribune that their
company is succeeding quite satisfac
torily iu securing acreage this season
Edward Eweland August Haegge of the
company have also been in this city and
vicinity during the week Prospects
seem to be promising that a fair acreage
will be planted in the Republican Valley
again this season
Engineers Held Meeting-
The secret sessions of the board of ad
justment of the Brotherhood of Locomo
tive Engineers of the Burlington railroad
concluded Tuesday morning in Lincoln
and the members will leave for their
homes in the evening It was the first
meeting of the board since the re-organization
of tho engineers last summer An
account of the proceedings was issued by
the board Present conditions are high
ly satisfactory and harmony exists be
tween the officials and the men Besides
the expression of hope that there may
be no change in the friendly relations no
announcement of plans was made The
account follows
The general board of adjustment of
the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
of the Burlington is holding its first
biennial session iu this city having con
vened Monday morning at 9 oclock and
concluded its business today The gen
eral board is composed of the chairman
of each local of tho several divisions of
the Brotherhood on the B M and is
composed of the following members
George H Moore of division 93 of
Lincoln James Shields of division 621
Wymore S G Tillett of Deadwood
representing division 622 at Alliance C
T Milligan of Red Cloud representing
division 623 at McCook and C B
Godwin division 623 at Sheridan Wyo
This is the first meeting of the board
since the recent reorganization of the B
of L E on the Burlington and was call
ed in conformity with the laws of the
brotherhood to form of the chairman of
each local division a- general board of
adjustment for the proper supervision of
all matters of a general nature
In the formation of a general board
George H Moore was elected as a per
manent chairman and C B Godwin of
Sheriden Wyo as secretary
Next to the organization of this i
S navy will be on the fourth floor of I
the postoffice building Omaha from
February 8th to 13th to enlist young
men of good mental moral and physical
stamp in the different lines of naval ser
vice He is enlisting men from 17 to 35
years of age as seaman ordinary sea
men landsmen for training clerks elec
tricians carpenters mates ship fitters
shipwrights blacksmiths boilermakers
copper smiths machinists firemen coal
passers mess attendants cooks bakers
plumbers and fitters
If you think you have the qualifica
tions and metal write him
Public Sale February 19th
Friday February 19th 1904 conn
mencing at ten oclock Mrs Paulina
Phillippi will offer for sale at her farm
five miles southeast of McCook a fine lot
of horsescattle farm implements house
hold goods etc Usual terms of sale
Free lunch at noon H H Berry auc
Valentine Oyster Supper
The young people of the Baptist
church will give a Valentine oyster sup
per in the William Doyle storeroom
February 13th from 5 to 11 oclock
Coffee etc will also be served Price 25
cents A fine supper certain
Dwelling For Sale Or Rent
Eight room dwelling in South Mc
Cook with 1J4 acres of land 1000
cash Will rent J C Predmore
Choice Carnations 75c Per Dozen
McCook Green House phone 91
A private letter from California an
nounces the birth to Mr and Mrs Frank
R Dobson of a fine boy baby Mother
and son are getting on nicely Frank is
convalescing And tis thought that
Grandpa and Grandma Garrard will re
cover Congratulations
Found A pair of new ladys shoes
between railroad track and middle river
bridge Owner can recover by identify
ing and paying for this notice
Sweeping reductions on ladies misses
and childrens cloaks at Tho Thompson
Dry Goods Cos clearing sale
McConnells Balsam Cures Coughs
Engine 383 is out of the shops this
Fireman E M Parker resigned Sat
Engineer J II Moore returned to
work Monday
Engineer F G Westland was at head
quarters Tuesday
J E Cottingham has been transferred
from Wray to McCook
Fireman William Deero has been on
the sick list this week
Burr Druliner left- on No 2 this
morning for his home in Alma Neb
Engineer Harry Tyler was off duty
first of weekon account of a soro throat
C O Doing has been transferred from
the machine shop to the blacksmith
Brakeman J W Ridenour arrived
home first of the week from his Iowa
George Paxton left on No 6 Monday
night for his homo in Michigan City
Engineer and Mrs II M Dixon and
family departed Thursday on No 13
for Denver
R B Archibald master mechanic
had official business in Denver fore part
of the week
W J Logan of the agents forco has
gone over to Holton Kansas on a visit
of a week or two
John Lellew has been transferred to
tho day shift Fred Dulaney taking his
place as night boiler maker
Brakeman W F Schultz had one of
the fingers of his right hand lacerated
and torn at Oxford Tuesday
Conductor A P Bonno resumed his
run Monday and Conductors ECallen
is now on waycarNo98 vice LSWatson
Henry Brening of the shop forco is off
duty with a sprained knee John Bren
ing Jr is laying off with an injured
Switchman R A Prigga of Oxford is
among the ailing ones and Brakeman G
W Beard went down on Thursday to re
lieve him
Rnmnr has if thnf Dhnrlps O TTifrnrinc
eral board the principal business was re
asgistanfctraveli ineer is back in
viewing the conditions of the brother-
Anrnn tii tn f himself
hood and suggesting ways and means of
fostering the good will of railroad offi
cials besides arranging for the coming
convention of the international brother
hood which is to be held in Los Angeles
in May of this year
Good cheer prevails in brotherhood
circles on the B M and the relations
between the order and the officials is re
ported to be very gratifying Lincoln
Wanted Recruits for the Navy
George Pettengill lieutenant in thoU
wi umiiig uuvv u
better half
Switchman L E Hawkins of the
Holdrege yard is on the sicklist and
Brakeman E L Oldham is down there
relieving him
The companys icehouse at Red Cloud
caught afire last Saturday and was
damaged somewhat before the flames
could be extinguished
A F Mangless left on No 3 Monday
night for Canon City Colorado on a
visit to relatives Mrs Mangless has
been there for some weeks
Conductor and Mrs A P Bonno ar
rived at home from Eau Claire Wis
Tuesday on No 1 Mr Bonno is greatly
improved by his absenco and treatment
iu Eau Claire
The Burlington had a few surveyors
up the Hay canyon Hitchcock county
recently taking the area of the canyon
to find out the probable amount of
water that may come down against their
track in the spring
James L Foy has been transferred
from the McCook Imperial run in the
postal service and Mr Shibley succeeds
him Mr Foy goes to the Alliance
Guernsey run leaving for Alliance on
last Friday night Mr Shibley made
his first run on Monday morning
Chi6f Dispatcher J F Forbes was
summoned to St Thomas Canada last
Sunday night leaving on No 6 by the
sudden death of his sister Nellie who
visited him here a few years since and
Superb Valentines
In making our selection of valen
tines this year we have tried to
beat our former displays and be
lieve we have succeeded We
would like to have you inspect our
stock and think you will agree
with us Many of our exclusive
designs are real works of art and
we hope youll see them while they
are here to see Hand painted
plush designs in boxes fancy card
mounts lace and comics in great
See our window and then see
the remainder inside
McConnell Druggist
Rev C R Betts has been holding
meetings all this week in the Pickens
school house with good results
That Argentine ware at Colemans
cannot fail to capture you See it You
will buy no other
Reduced prices on wool blankets at
The Thompson Dry Goods Cos clearing
A series of special meetings will begin
in the Baptist church in the near future
Watch for them
will be remembered by some of our rend
ers He has tho sympathy of all in this
unexpected sorrow
Tho following mon in the machino
shop were laid off Monday Machinists
Martin Thorgrimson John Schmidt J
E Long John Mullen R Morrison and
Con Brening machinists helpers Wm
Jones M Emborling John Lenhart
George G Dyer George Kauffman and
Ray Gale machinists apprentices Wm
Chlanda George Paxton and Burr Dru
liner round house machinist A Sbo
gram round house machinists helper R
Kubicok B Haiglor tin shop P C
Bush and Jacob Frank carpenter shop
Catholic Order of services Mass
8 a m Mass and serpen 1030 a m
Evening service at 8 oclock Sunday
school 230 p m Every Sunday
J J Loughran Pastor
Methodist Sunday school at 10 am
Preaching at 11 a m by Rev L W
Chandler followed by the Lords supper
Junior League at 3 and Epworth League
at 7 Regular evangelistic service at
night M B Carman Pastor
Congregational Sunday school 1 0
a m Sermons at 11 a in and 8 p m
Morning subject Tho Noblemans Son
Healed Evening subject What to
Do Good music always Everyone in
vited to these services The church
should be helpful in muny ways
George A Conrad Pastor
Episcopal Services in St Albans
church as follows Every Sunday in the
month Sunday school at 10 oclock a in
Morning prayer at 11 and evening prayer
and sermon at 8 The third Sunday in
the month Holy Communion at 730 a
m All are welcome
E R Earle Rector
Christian Bible school at 10 a m
Sermons at 11 a m and 8 p m Morn
ing subject A Model Church Even
ing subject From Egypt to Canaan
From Earth to Heaven Illustrated
on a chart Come thou with us and
we will do thee good
W C German Pastor
First Baptist Church Sermons at
11 a m and 745 p m Bible school at
945 a m Junior society at 3 p m B
Y P U at 6 45 p m Prayer meeting
Wednesday evening 7 45 Sermon sub
ject Sunday morning The Christ Life
Evening subject Foundations Tested
Excellent music All welcome
C R Betts Pastor
South Platte Implement Dealers
The western section of the South
Platte Implement Dealers Association
met in McCook Thursday Some eigh
teen members of the association were
present Mr Tewksbury of Lincoln
represented the president of the associa
tion who was too ill to be present
The principle matters discussed were
the scale and credit Other matters of
course being incidentally considered
Among those present were
W D Beyrer Bertrand Neb
J C McPhetson Haigler Neb
W T Pettygrove Oxford Neb
Mackprang Oxford Neb
J G Evers Danbury Neb
M M Bree Culbertson Neb
J D Filbert Trenton Neb
C B Diehl Stratton Neb
M M Brumley Stratton Neb
W G Morten Stratton Neb
T B Graves Wray Colo
C W Dow Indianola Neb
J B Hillers Indianola Neb
J W Gull Hayes Center Neb
W T Coleman McCook Neb
H P Waite McCook Neb
A Jaunt to Old Mexico
On February 18th the Burlington will
run a personally conducted excursion
from Lincoln to Old Mexico and return
This is a rare opportunity to see the
Egypt of the WesternHemisphere at
minimum cost Early intimation of your
intention to accompany this party is
necessary For full information write
to G W Bonnell City Passenger Agent
Burlington Route Lincoln Neb
The U S land office quarters in the
postoffice building are undergoing some
changes and improvements this week
In using McMillens cough cure you
run no risk money refunded if not
Winter underwear at great reductions
at The Thompson Dry Goods Cos clear
ing sale
Three 5c packages Uneeda Biscuit for
10c at J A Wilcox Sons
CALLA LILLIES in bud or full bloom
McCook Greenhouse Phone 91
For sale 7 room house and two lots
Inquire of Mrs W M Irwin tf
Kodaks are the same price the world
over Cone Bros sell them
The Tribune Only 8100 per year
Friday February 12th at 8 p m
at tho
Congregational Church
under auspices of
McCook Public Library
The celebrated
assisted by an entertainer and tho
celebrated young American violin
in a delightful program entirely freo
from dullness and consistingof lady
quartettes violin and vocal solos
mandolin and guitar club comic
and serious readings etc etc
music and mirth
A musical entertainment that is
enjoyable alike to the musician and
masses Dont miss this treat Seo
s our nroerram It snpnks for ifsnlf
Tickets 50 cents J
McCook Market Quotations
Corrected Friday morning
Ryo rr
HoKd 4 10
Ekbs 20
Good Butter 20
Creamery Butter i
Everything in drugs McConnell
Universal and Ideal meat choppers at
For the latest
Cone Bros
and best books go to
A sure cure for the blues McCon
nells health granules 25c a bottle
Will buy hogs Tuesdays and Satur
days p S Wilcox
Scale books
Typewriter papers
The Tribune
When you need anything usually
found in a drug store go to Cone Bros
Ladies fleece lined wrappers for 59c at
The Thompson Dry Goods Cos clearing
The famous Household and Wheeler
Wilson sewing machines aro sold by
W T Coleman
Boys blanket lined school coats with
brass buttons for 49c at Tho Thompson
Dry Goods Cos clearing sale
McMillens Cream Lotion for hands
and face dries perfectly and leaves the
skin smooth and soft
The Dorcas society will meet with Mrs
Conrad Thursday February 11th at
230 p m Clara Hileman Secy
The Ladies Aid Society of the M K
church will give their annual dinner
February 22d in tho Doyle building on
Main street
The Standard Beet Sugar Co of Ames
Nebraska The Triijune understands
has leased the Culbertson Irrigating
ditch for a period of three years
He who hesitates is lost Do not
hesitate any longer about giving your
hogs Liquid Koal to keep them in a
healthy condition For sale by James
The Ocean Wave is a household word
in Redwillow county Coleman has made
it so Those who want tho best wash
ing machine ever wont look at any
Featherbone stocks covered with mous
seline de soie two widths all sizes
blacks whites pinks reds and blues
just received at The Thompson Dry
Goods Cos
They are taking hold of the sugar
beet question up at Culbertson with a
will this season again The acreage
will equal if not excell last years plant
ing Redwillow should not be behind
The members of McCook Circle No
33 will take notice that regular meeting
for tho election of officers will be hfeld
tomorrow Saturday February 6 in
stead of February 5 as recently staged
in the published notice
Both the Standard and American beet
sugar companies aro actively canvassing
the Republican Valley in their efforts to
secure contracts from farmers and others
who will plant sugar beets this year It
is to be hoped they will be successful in
securing a large acreage The Republi
can Valley should be the beet sugar
paradise of Nebraska
C H Meeker of McCook a civil en
gineer of recognized ability has received
the appointment of Supervising Engin
eer of tho Cambridge Arapahoe ditch
the McCook Irrigation ditch and tho
Culbertson Irrigation canal Ho will
also have charge of a large irrigation
project in the North Platte valley near
the Wyoming state line which is now
being developed by a company of capi
talists from New York and Boston under
the direction of H G Leavitt the beet
sugar magnate who recently secured
control of the Culbertson ditch Cul
bertson cor Trenton Leader