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VOLUME III. MeCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , THURSDAY , FEBRUARY 5 , 1883. NUMBER
UNITED STATES LAND OFFICE
McCook , Nebraska.
S. L. LAVS , Z 2ti . ' S. r. BA2COCE , BjMivir.
OFFICE Houns : From 9 A. M. to 12 M. , and
1 to 4 P. M. , mountain .time.
THE COMMERCIAL HOTEL ,
GEO. E. JOHNSTON , Pnor. ,
MACFARLAXD STP.EKT , : McCOOK , KEB.
A new hotel just completed , and fitted up
with new furniture throughout. Kates roas-
onnble. " ' 3-35.
COOHRAN & HELM ,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
AND GENERAL AGKNTS ,
McCOOK , : NEBRASKA.
Prompt and careful attention Riven to Lav Caies in
all the Court * of the Siate and nil clusst-H of U. S.
Land Business transacted before the local oilier at
McCook. Nebraska , and the Interior Department nt
Washington , D. ( ' . Contest * a specialty. Will pros
ecute claims for Pensions and claims for Increase of
Pensions. Notarial business done i.nd lands bought
and cold on reasonable term * . J3 ? OlHce 1st door
loutu of the U S. Land Ullicc. 3.2 !
THOS. GOLFER ,
ATTORNEY : AT : - LAW.
Agent for the Lincoln Land Company.
lloal Estate Bought and Sold and Collections
Mude. fSTOfflce , Opposite Post Oflice , Mc
Cook , Nebraska.
PAGE T7 FRANCIS
COUNTY SURVEYOR ,
Red Willow County
Keeps cartlflcd plate of all lands in the
Hitchcock land district. Special attention
Riven to all such business. Correspondence
L. LEE JOHNSON , M. i ) .
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON ;
Office at Metropolitan Drug Store , where he
can be found when not professionally onfraf-
ed. llesidenco , corner of JeiTerson and .Mad
DR. Z. L. KAY ,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON ,
McCOOK , - - NEBRASKA.
527 Ofllce at Churchill House.
DR. A. J. WILLEY ,
SURGEON B. & M. Railroad.
[ OFFICE AT B. & M. MIAKMACV , ]
McCOOK , - - NEBRASKA.
} JOHN F. COLLINS ,
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER ,
McCOOK. - - NEBRASKA.
Jobbing will receive prompt attention at my shop
on Dennlson St. , opposite McCook House. Plans and
specifications furnished If desired.
W.-M. SANDERSON ,
HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTER ,
McCooK , NEBRASKA.
"All work guaranteed. Give me a , call.
WILLIAM McINTYllE ,
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER ,
All work -warranted. All material f urnisuod
If desired. Work done on short notice.
NEW BARBER SHOP.
lid * opened up a Barber Shop on West Dennlson
Street , McCook , Xeb. , where he 5s able to do Shaving.
Hair Dressing , etc. , at all times. Ladles and chlld-
ren'i hair drcsslnc a specialty. < all aud become
acquainted. JACKSOX TUBBS.
ADVICE TO MOTHERS.
Are yon dlnturbed at night and broken of your rest
by a Ick child suffering and crying with pain of cut
ting teeth ? If so. send at , once and get a bottle of
Mil. TTisihw'B SKttiss Syrup ft : Chiiarta Tcsthisg.
Its value I * Incalculable. It will relieve the poor
little sufferer Immediately. l > epend upon It , mothers ,
there Is no mistake about It. It cnres dysentery and
diarrhoea , regulates the stomach and bowels , cures
vlnd colic , softens the sums , reduces Inflammation ,
and Rives tone and energy to the whole system.
Hri. WltilWi Ecctiisg Byiap fcr Chllirw Teothhz is
pleasant to the taste , and IB the prescription of one
of the oldest and best female nursesand , phyalclaus
In the United StateB.-ana Is for sale by all druir 'lstt
throughout the world. 1'rice 25 cents a buttle.
An Answer Wanted.
Can any one bring us a case uf Kidney or Liver
1'omplaiut that Electric Uitturs will uot speedilj
care ? We ay they can not , as thousands of cases
already permanently cured and tvlio are aally recom
mending Electric Hitters , will prove. Drlghfs IJls-
easc. Diabetes. Weak Hack , or uny urinary complaint
quickly cured. They purify the blood , regulate the
bowel * , ind act alrecily on the diseased parts. Eyerj
bottle guaranteed Tor ale at 50 cents a bollfe at
Metropolitan l > rnff Store.
Send clx cents forpo3tieand
receive free , a costly bos oi
A PRIZE KL-uds uhtcU will help you to
i , Ei-more money right away tlwii
UK ti > - u .i..o nurtd. All ut eitherbex,8Ucceeu
front Cmt hour. 'Ihe broad road to fortune opens be
fore the workers.alisolutely sure. At once address
TKUK & CO. , Ant'iiita , Maine. U-2U.
Reliable 1 inns.
> iftri.S. L. Green and Johnson & fjuldlne arc
lwayn reliable and try to secure the best of cxery
thing for their putrous They now have bought u
large quaatltj of BEUUS' t IIKKRV OUG11 SYUUP.
and arc always will tax and renuy to recoiumeud it to
every cue in need ul n preparation for COUKIIS , colds ,
atlicia. bronchitis and consumption , as they know 01
no oilier rcn-cily that Is KlnlUK bucli a wide repuia
lion. Sample botllei free.
presents 'Riven away.
$200,0001- ( . postage , ana
, 'by mall you wHlrtcei free s
picture of Kouiis of large value , that will"start you In
vrork that will at once bring j ou In money faster than
anything cite In America. All aliout the f00OOU in
presents with eaclLl > ox. . \ geni8wanted every where ,
of cither KCX. ot all ape * , fur all the time , or parc
time only , to work for UB at their own homes. For
tunes for all workers absolutely assured. Don't delay.
II. HALLETT & CO. , Portland , Maine. 3-39
aimdry Irons ,
etter ( Boxes , Lead ,
* og Chains , Locks ,
'Lagg Screws , Lines ,
Lariat ( Pins , Latches.
oke. ( Bows ,
eke ( Bows ,
eke ( Bows ,
ekes , Ox Yokes ,
Yokes , Ox Yokes ,
Yokes , Ox Yokes.
able Knives ,
acks , Tea ( Pots ,
ea ( Pots , Kettles ,
ape Lines , Twine ,
Toilet Sets , Twine ,
Tin Trunks , Tongs.
ard Cans ,
oaders Shell ,
I eaders Cattle ,
ath Hatchets ,
Ladles , Lifters ,
Level Glass , Levels.
xpansive ( Bits ,
nd Gate ( Rods ,
xtractors , Shell ,
Emery , Cloth , Vaper ,
Everything in line.
ells Belts ,
utter ( Bowls ,
rackets , ( Bits ,
ill Head ( Boxes ,
( Bird Cages , ( Bolts , '
( Bread ( Boxes , Butts.
acks , Card , .
akes , Rings ,
ingers , Hog ,
azors ( Reamers ,
fRasps , Rat Trap's ,
( Rope , ( Rides , ( Rods.
peners , Can ,
x ( Bow ( Pins ,
yster Ladles ,
Ovens. Ovens , Ovens ,
Oil Cans and Stoves.
taples , Spades ,
kates , Scrapers ,
\prings \ , Shellers ,
ieves , Steel Yards ,
Scales , Scoops , Shoes ,
Saws , hand & X = cut.
OF SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA TOR
Shelf f Heavy Hardware
Stoves and Tinware.
Carpenters'and ' Blacksmiths'
TOOLS ! TOOLS I
OF ALL SIZES.
- : - - : -
Iron , Steel and Wagon Timbers.
The Only Place in Red Willow County where
you can buy one of the World Renowned
Cooking Stoves and Ranges ,
AGENTS FOR THE
0BLBBRATBD BAIN WAGONS
AND SPRING 1VAUONS.
BOTH IRON AND WOOD.
Lead and Iron Pipe and Pipe Filings.
MANUFACTURING AND REPAIRING OF
Tin , Sheet Iron and Copper-Ware
The Boss Place in the West
TO BUY HARDWARE
For Spot Cash ,
At Prices that Defy Competition ,
"And Don't You Forget It , "
LYTL BROS ,
MeCOOK , Opp. Citizen's Bank , NEB.
Star Mills Flour.
WARRANTED TO BE THE
FOR SALE BY-
THE CITIZEN'S BANK OF McCOOK
-DOES A GENERAL-
Collections made on all accessible points. Drafts drawn directly
on the principal cities of Europe. Taxes paid for Non-Residents.
Money to loan on Farming Lands , Village and personal
property. Fire Insurance a specialty.
Tickets for Sale to and from Europe , .
First National Bank , Lincoln , Nob.
Chase National Bank , New York.
J. "W. DOLAX , President.
V. FRANKLIN , Vice-President.
OUR EXPOSITION LETTER.
The past month was not a financial
success for the Exhibition ; but with
.the present favorable weather the soc- j
jOnd month will prove profitable. j
; While a little work is still going on
In some departments , "the Exposition
js now complete and ready lor visitors - !
tors , " is the universal remark. i
MAINE. J. 13. Ham , commissioner , i
and W. F. Blanding , state commission
er , make it very pleasant for visitors
to their interesting department , which
is near the Government - space on the
northeast. Some forty-five varieties of
forest timber are seen , from which
many useful articles are manufactur
ed. In ship building , Maine is ahead
of any other state , models and speci
mens of the various kinds of boats are
exhibited together with their equip
ments. Shingles of pine and cedar ,
measuring twenty inches wide , boxes
for iish and canned goods , with pop
Jar chips , which are reduced to pulj
and made into paper , are here seen
Specimens of match wood , for whicl
one company cut up a million feet p :
lumber , in this business alone , are hero
shown. Fruit boxes are manufactur
ed in Maine and Chipped to almost
every country for fruit packing. Slate
plumbago ; granite and minerals are
exhibited. An attractive object is a
model lime kiln of modern structure ,
very superior to the old style for
burning limestone. Here is a very
tasty display of taxidermy , of the ani
mals and birds of this country. Prob
ably the finest plushes for upholster
ing to be had anywhere are manufac
tured at Sanford by the Goodall Man
ufacturing company. Paper and cord
age is a specialty in manufacturing.
It is said Maine , which now produces
three-fifths of the sardines consumed
n this country , by its superior goods ,
: ias. driven .all foreign competition
iway. A ship carpenter sends a mod-
1 of a full , rigged ship which occu-
lied1 300 days in making ; it is val
ued at § 1,500.
IDAHO TEKKITOKY. Idaho , since
early days of mining stampedes ,
not enjoyed the reputation of be-
> iii a much bettor condition than
srate-iof Nevada , which has grad
ually decreased in population since its
admission as a state. But a small
space was assigned the commissioner ,
C'ol. G. A. Stroupe , to represent the
territory , but be has , in the most hap
py manner possible , filled it with glit
tering specimpns from a hundred rich
mines , with grains of unexcelled beau
ty , with curious marvels and a wealth
of furs , paintings of its grand scenery ,
and splendid specimens of fruit.
Among his specimens of minerals
particularly noted lor beauty and ex
cellence , are quartz from the Wood
River and Salmon River district , pla
cer and quartz specimens from the
Uouoerd'-Alone camp which last year
caused the greatest stampede in the
late' record of mining excitements.
The commissioner says his Territory
has been but slightly prospected , and
he doubts not if an exposition is held
in the next ten years ho will be able
to represent the richest mined of Amer
ica with Idaho quartz.
WISCONSIN : It is well known that
this state makes a specialty of cheese
and butter , and claims to show the
largest and finest variety at the Ex
position. . While only a few samples
are within the space in the Main build
ing , three towers made of cheeses are
prominently exhibited , one composed
of prai.'ge bhaped and pine apple is a
beauty. Shoboyan county was in the
Egerton is said tobo one of the larg
est markets for the sale of leaf tobac
co in the United States. Wisconsin
took the premium on ono hundred va
rieties ot apples against seven com
petitors. In honey no state can ex-
cell this in quality , while it is a gen
eral industry by many and engaged
in by nearly every fanner. Wheat ,
oats , corn , hay , vegatables and garden
seeds , are displayed in glass cases.
Thirty new varieties of corn in ears
and shelled are displayed. Beaver
Dam sends a fine lot of leathers , manu
factured cloths and cassimers , which
compare favorably with eastern fac
tories. Printing and stationery is well
represented. Woman's work is ar
tistic and beautiful , and occupies a
prominent place in the state depart
ment. Miss Bodker , of Beloit , has
in this display one of the finest dis
plays of needle work enclosed in a
gilt frame ever exhibited , and can on
ly be seen to be appreciated. Hun
dreds of people are collected around
it daily. Mrs. Ely , the artist , has spec
imens of work showing sketches of
scenery and houses in Florida , nota
bly the winter residence of Mrs.
Alexander Mitchell , wife of the great
failroad millionaire of the Chicago ,
Milwaukee & St. Paul systems. Mil-
( CONCLUDED ON EIGIITII PAGE. ) i
THE BESSEMER HEATER.
t o 6
O I 1" I
Call at LaTOURETTE'S
AND SEE THAT MAGNIFICENT
Hard Coal Base Burner
THAT HE IS GIVING AWAY TO PURCHASERS OF
HEATING STOVES !
Every Purchaser of a HEATER receives
a ticket for the drawing , which takes place
JANUARY 25th , 1885. Party drawing the
stove and not wishing to take ita will receive
$30 in cash. Don't fail to call and see it.
W. C. LaTOUBETTE.
Two Doors South of the Postoffice.
HURRAH ! HURRAH !
fo the Enterprising People of McCook and Surrounding Country
I take pleasure announcing that on or about
I WILL OPEN UP ONE OF THE LARGEST
HOUSES THIS SIDE OF DENVER.
ill connection -with , my RETAIL TRADE will open up a
WHOLESALE CLOTHING TRADE. Save us
an order , if you are in need of
ir + rrf4minrinf
REMEMBER THE OPENING OF THE
GREAT WESTERN iVpCrlANT , - * '
Failoring and Clothmi
-HOUSE WILL BE OH OH ABOUT PEBRUAIIY 5th.
The One-Price and Wide-Awake Merchant Tailor and Clothier.