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VOLUME 2. McCOOK , RED WILLO.W COUNTY , NEBRASKA , THURSDAY , FEBRUARY 28 , 1884. NUMBER 39.
J. E. COCHRAN ,
Attorney at Iaw ,
HcCQOZ , BED'yttLOW COUKX7 , HZB.
Prnctlco in any Courts of the stnto and Kan-
Fax , and the government Land Office of this
District , and before the Land Department at
Washington. Satisfaction guaranteed , and
terras reasonable. Office let door Beuth of the
U. 8. Laud Office. 2-28.
JENNINGS & STARBUCK ,
Attorneys at Law ,
McCooK - NEBRASKA.
"Will sire special attention to tbc practice ot law ,
and making collections.
CS Offlco Searadhlocknorth'of depot , 2 doors north
Green's drug store. 2-22.
JOHN A. LEE ,
Merchant T a i J o r.
McCo'OK : : NEBRASKA.
Pit and Workmanship Guaranteed.
PAGE T. FRANCIS ,
Red Willow County. ,
Keeps certified plats of all lands in the
Hitchcock laud district. Special attention
given to all such business. Correspondence
Dr. A , J. WILLEY ,
Surgbon B. & M. R. R. ,
Office at B. & M. Pharmacy ,
McCOOK , 2-36. , NEBRASKA.
L. LEE JOHNSON , Ms . ,
Physician and Surgeon.
Oriimtj Hsilcil Bepirtmwt UalTKslty Woostw.
Office In roar of Citizen's Bank , where he can be
&tmd when not prof esslonally engaged.
JOHN F. COLLINS ,
Contractor and Builder ,
McCOOK , - . NEBRASKA.
, Estimates cheerfully given on nil kinds of
Work. Best of references" .Address . for the
present by malt. " IQ-lyr.
CONGDON & CLIFF ,
Bricklayers & Plasterers.
All Jobs Promptly attended to.
C. L. NETTLETON ,
. Supt , Public Instruction
Teachers' Examinations at Indianola on tbe
third Saturday of every month , commencing'
at 9 o'clock , A. M. 25-tf.
W. M. SANDERSON ,
House & Sign'Painter.
McCooK , - NEBRASKA
All work guaranteed. Give me a call.
WM. McINTYEE ,
Contractor and Builder
OF LONG EXPERIENCE :
All work warranted. All material furnishsd
if desired. Work done on shor J notice.
HINMAN & CO. ,
PairriersGraijiers& : Paper Hangers
McCOOK , 2-36. NEBRASKA ,
82J7 Destgns furnished for Celling Decorations ,
cither In paper or Fresco Painting.
Mrs. R. H. HAMILTON ,
Hair Goods & Millinery ,
Switches , Braids , Waves ,
Frizzes , Etc.
tS7 SpccIal attention paid to the manufacture of
all kmds'of HAIR GOODS. Order by mall wlllre- ,
ill Ladies' Furnishing Goods
! ' And Stylish Millinery.
i' ' - i , ' . Zqphyrs and Woolen Goods , Notions , Satins , Laces
[ ' srf and Trimmings at , the
1 Ladies'Fashionable Bazar
j - One Door South of Quick's Store ,
I - SS-Smos. . INDIANOLA , NEBRASKA.
k a iveet at home. $5 outfit free. Py b-
: solntely sure. No j 1st. Capital not requlr-
I ed. Render. If you want business at which
I persona of either sex , young or old. can
make great pay .all ie time they work , with absolute
crtalnty , write for particular ! to H. HALLETT &
CO. , Portland , Malae. 2-35.
W. C. LaTOUEETTE ,
HDEALER INH * - '
HARDWARE , STOVES , QUEENSWARE ,
AGRICUTUR'AL IMPLEMENTS ,
The Largest Stock and Lowest Prices
in Red Willow County.
CALL AND BE CONVINCED.
, Sign of BIG AX. Three Deors South- . 0.
McCOOK , . - ' , NEBRASKA.
LYTLE BROS. ,
-GENERAL DEALERS IN-
HARDWARE , STOVES AND TINWARE ,
- Agricultural Implements and Barb Wire ,
V. < ti. . - HEADQUARTERS FOR
The Celebrated Bain Wagon
" * The Best Wagon in the Market
MANUFACTURING AND REPAIRING OF
Tin Sheet-Iron &
, - Copperware
by practical and experienced workmen , promptly
and neatly executed.
Corner Store , Opposite Citizen's Bank , McCOOK , NEBRASKA.
Is the place for
Ice Cold Lemonade ,
Ginger Beer , Pop ,
Choice Cigars , Candy , Nuts , Etc.
Saddles f Harness ,
[ OPPOSITE HOTEL ON THE HILL. ]
Manufacturer and Dealer Jn
Stock Saddles , Coy-Boy out
fits , and Spurs.
R.H. ; HAMILTON.
IMJ ' J sfrcu-- -a
A. PROBST &BRO.
WE KEEP ON HAND
BREAD , PIES & CAKES ,
Cakes Made on Order.
Lunch Room in connection , where
you can get hot coffee , etc.
I would say to the citizens of Indianola and vicinity
thrt X will continue to set'a good table and famish
GOOD , CLZiH BED3 at OHE HOLLAS per day.
l"l I "T f * Scnd slx ccnts for postage , and
AW U I f L receive 'free , a costly box of
M I i rsoods * BlcI wl" nejp y ° u to
1 111 mm k I more money right away than
anything else In this world. All of either sex , succeed
from first hour. The broad road to fortune opens be
fore the workers , absolutely sure. At once address
TRUE & CO. , Augusta , Maine. 2-35.
k wanted for The Lives of all the
"Presidents of the U. S. The
klargest , handsomest best book
Fever sold forlcss than twice our
price. The fastest selling book la America1. Immense
profits.to agents. All.Intelligent people want It. Any
one can become a successful 'agent. Terms free.
HALLETT BOOK CO. , Portland , Maine. . 2-35.
THE prejudices of -Caucasian
world were shocked the other day by
the announcement that a Chinaman
of Victoria , B. C. , was about to wed
an intelligent and refined young lady ,
with the consent of her parents. The
world will recover from its painful
thrill of disgust when it learns that
the celestial is the possessor of prop
erty to the amount of $2,000,000 , and
overcame the parental objection with
a quarter of a million.
THE will of Wendell Phillips leaves
his whole property , valued at from
$200,000 to 6250,000 , to his wife un
conditionally. Had she died before
him , it would have been given to his
nephew , S. P. Blagden , in trust for the
wife of George W. Sraalley , the New
York Tribune's London correspondent
DEATH may bd cruel and cold , but
the touch of its dread finger warms
into life the most beautiful flowers of
human character. Love , patience ,
hope and charity spring from the hearten
on which it has been laid as though it
were a fairy's wand. Topics.
A COLORED gentleman of Atchison
was given fifty days on the rock pile
for being the-owner of a set of dice
on each of which there were three
fives. A white gentleman of the same
city was the holder of four fives and
THE twenty-fingered young lady
of Chicago will cost her husband as
much to keep her in rings as it dees
the protector of the average St. Louis
girl in shoes.
"EMINENT SUCCESS. "
Editors , Doctors , Druggists , and All Who
Try It , Unite in Praise.
"I have used your GOLDEN BALSAM
with eminent success. I can fully rec
ommend it. " R. H. Ditzler , M. D. ,
Eort Scott , Kansas.
"Your GOLDEN BALSAM is a splendid
Cough remedy. It is highly recom
mended by all. " Reek & Rankin ,
Druggists , Allerton , Iowa.
"It affords me pleasure to say that
MARSH'S GOLDEN BALSAM cured me of
a most obstinate cough after I had tried
various other medicines without avail.
I only used half a bottle. " Sims Ely ,
Editor Herald , Hutchinson , Kansas.
"Your GOLDEN BALSAM is unques
tionably the best cough preparation we
have ever handled. " J. L. Jones , M.
D. , ( of Jones & Calvert , Druggist ) ,
MARSH'S GOLDEN BALSAM for the
Throat and Lungs , and MARSH'S GOL
DEN BLOOD & LIVER TONIC , are for
sale by S. L. Green , Druggist , McCook.
Large bottles 50 cents and $1. 38.
NEW MEAT MARKET.
DUNGAN & SHEKELS ,
Fresh f Salt Meats
OF ALL KINDS. COBERS OF
Ham and Breakfast Bacon.
Pure Lard of oar own rendering. Highest cash
price paid for Hides , Furs of all kinds , and Pelt * .
One door west of the City Bakery.
DUNGAN & SHEKELS. Proprietors.
LANDS AND PATENTS.
E. M. yATfRT.T. .
Upwards of three years Assistant Attorney General
of the United States for the Interior Department.
Practices hefore the General Land Office and the In
terior Department In land and mining cases. Ob
tains patents for Inventions In this and foreign
countries. Nearly three and one-half years Com
missioner of Patents. Office , Le Drolt Building- , '
Washington , D. C. '
AFTER years of what is called the
"religion of humanity , " the Rev. 0.
B. Frothingham gave up his patched
creed and decided that he had accom
plished nothing. Mr. Underwood is
engaged in much the same business. ,
He is spending a great deal of time .
in making himself generally useless.
A lecture of the sort he delivers ac
complishes no good. It simply un
settles weak people. It is made up of
the old generalities and the old con
tradictions. It is simply the seed of
a spiritual uneasiness. Mr. Under
wood can prove nothing. He can on
ly take the weaknesses of * orthodoxy
and by attacking them , destroy what
peace there is in it for people who do
not care for the refinements of the ig
norance on a great topic which he
gives them. It is not a good business
for any man to be in. Mr. Under
wood is more to be respected than
Ingersoll , because he has more brains
and is not'as coarse. But it is to be
deprecated that he is engaged in his
present business. He should not
strive to tell people what he does not
know himself. He should not use the
tricks of thought to capture the men
who never think. .He should not put
chance sentences into mouths that
have no connection with a brain. "We
can conceive of nothing more horrible
than the lecture of an infidel. Dan
gerous disbelief has an odd fascina
tion for fools , and they go wandering
down "the dim and perilous way , " ,
with no guide of knowledge or rea
son. Infidelity in ignorance results
only in a soggy blasphemy. Most
people are ignorant , and therefore a
man who simply objects , but who has
no remedy , should keep his objections
to himself. He cannot teach intelli
gence , and he can only unsettle ig
norance. The latter ambition is not
a large one. Denver News.
BOB INGERSOLL rehashed his old
lecture once more and delivered it
Friday night at Kansas City , at a net
profit of § 1,000. He has put some
new features into it , and cut out some
of the best portions. As usual his
tribute to what is good fell upon ears
of lead , but flouts , jeers and flings at
religion were greeted with great ap
plause. From what Bob says of mod
ern preachers we guess he has no
personal acquaintance among them.
ONE of the most horrible crimes
ever committed was the. deliberate
murder of Beverly Taylor and wife
and their adopted child , Eliza Jane
Cramer , by two negroes , for the pur
pose of selling their bodies to the
medical college. The murderers have
been arrested , and one of them has
made a full confession. They have
been engaged for several months in
furnishing subjects for the "dissecting
IT was in a Halifax book store recently
that serious-minded asked
cently a - lady
ed a youthful salesman for a copy of
'Eucharistica. " And the young man
responded with a glow of innocent
solicitude on his ingenious face : "We
haven't it , ma'am , but I can give you
Hoyle's games. You'll find it in there"
with the rest of 'em. " Detroit Free
REAM , who made the mod
el for Lincoln's statute at "Washing
ton , has recently modeled a little
baby so perfect that visitors imagine
that they can hear it cry.