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McOooK WEEKLY TRIBUNE.
VOLUME III. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , THURSDAY , MAY 21 , 1885. , DUMBER 51.
UNITED STATES LAND OFFICE
McCook , Nebraska.
0. L. LAWD , Bcehtcr. C. F. BABCOCZ , Bccchcr.
OFFICE IIouus : From 9 A. M. to 12 M.t and
1 to 4 P. M. , mouiitiiln time.
THE COMMERCIAL HOTEL ,
GEO. E. JOHNSTON , Puor. ,
MACFAIILAND STHLET. : McCOOK , XEB.
A now hotel Just completed , ami fitted up
with new furniture1 throughout. Itntcs reas
COCIillAN & HELM ,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
AND GENERAL AGENTS ,
McCOOK , : NEBRASKA.
Prompt nnd careful attention Riven to Law Cases In
nil the Courts of the State nnd all classes of U. S.
Land Business transacted before the local otllcu at
McCook. Nebraska , nnd the Interior Department at
"Washington , 1J. C. Contests a specialty. Will pros
ecute claims for Tensions and claims for Increase of
Pensions. Notarial business done rnd lands bousht
nnd sold on reasonable terms. 535 0111ce 1st door
eouth of the U. S. Land Olllec. 3.2'J
THOS. GOLFER ,
ATTORNEY : AT - : - LAW ,
AND NOTARY PUBLIC.
Agent for the Lincoln Land Compnn } ' . Heal
Estate Bought and Sold and Collections Made ,
c , Opposite Fostolllce , McCook , Neb.
PAGE T. FllANCIS ,
COUNTY SURVEYOR ,
IlED WILLOW COUNTY.
Keeps cortlfled plats of all lands in the
Hitchcock land district. Special attention
given to all such business. Correspondence
J. E. CASTBEHG ,
DEPUTY COUNTY SURVEYOR ,
AND CIVIL ENGINEER.
C& Government Claims Located and Sur
veyed. Correspondence solicited. OHice , op
posite Mcnard's Opera Hall , McCook , Neb.
a. W. MINKLER ,
Surveyor and Civil Engineer.
l3 > Will do all kinds of Surveying , Grading ,
Leveling , etc. Will establish regular sub
division corners , and re-establish lost corners ,
and give certified PI.ATS of surveys ; the plats
being as good as the County Itecords.
Itcsidence at McCook , the lirst dwelling N.
W. of the school house.
DR. A. J. SHAW ,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON ,
McCOOK , NEBRASKA.
for the present in the Stanton
Holla building , in rear of Citizens Bank.
Dii. Z. L. KAY ,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON ,
McCOOK. - -
J27 Office at Churchill House.
DR. A. J. AYILLBY ,
SURGEON B. & M. RAILROAD.
[ OFFICE AT B. & M. PHARMACY , ]
McCOOK , - - NEBRASKA.
T. B. STUTZMAN , M. D.- ,
Eclectic Physician and Surgeon ,
OCULIST AND ATJKIST.
t27 0flice on East Dennisou Street.
JOHN F. COLLINS ,
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER ,
Jobbing -n-ill receive prompt attention at my shop
on Ucunlson St. , opposite McCook House. Plans and
specifications furnished If desired.
W. M. SANDERSON ,
HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTER ,
McCooic , - NEBRASKA.
1ST All work guaranteed. Give me a call.
WILLIAM McINTYllE ,
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER ,
All work warranted. All material furnished
it desired. Work done on short notice.
Ail Answer Wanted-
Can any one bring us a case of Kidney or Liver
Complaint that Electric Bitters will not speedily
cure ? "IVe say they can not , as thousands of cases
already permanently cured and who arc dally recom
mending Electric Bitters , will prove. Brlght's Dis
ease. Diabetes , TVcak Back , or any urinary complaint
quickly cured. They purify the blood , regulate the
bowels , and act directly on the diseased parts. Every
bottle guaranteed. "For sale at 50 cents a bottle at
Metropolitan Drue Store.
THAT HACKING COUGH can be so quickly cured
by Shlloh's Cure. We guarantee It.
"WILL YOU SUFFER wlthDyspcpsIaandLlverCom
plaint ? Shlloh's Vltallzcr Is guaranteed to cure you.
SLEEPLESS SIGHTS , made miserable by that ter
rible cough. Shlloh's Cure Is the remedy for yon.
CATARRH CURED , health and sweet breath se
cured by Shlloh's Catarrh Remedy. Price 50 cents.
Kasal Injector free.
For lame Back , Side or Chest use Shlloh's Porous
Plaster. Price 25 cents.
SIIILOH'S COUGH and Consumption Cure Is sold
by us < * n a guarantee. It cures consumption
SHILOH'S V1TALIZKU Is what you need for Con-
ftlpatlon. Less of Appetite , Dizziness and all symp
toms of Dyspepsia. Price 10 and 75 cents per bottle"
CROUP , "WHOOPING COUGH and Bronchitis Im
mediately relieved by Shlloh's Cure.
Sold by 3. L. Green druggist , McCook , Neb.
O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O
SHELF and HEAVY
Carpenters' ' Tools ,
Blacksmiths' ' Tools ,
O o 6
Cook Stove and Banges ,
Bain Wagons and Spring Wagons ,
Iron Wood Pumps ,
Screen Doors and Windows , Wheel Barrows ,
Walter A. Woods Mowers.
MANUFACTURING AND REPAIRING OF
Tin , Sheet Iron and Copper Ware a Specialty.
McCook , Opp. Citizens Bank , Nebraska.
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
F. L. McQRAGKRN ,
THE RELIABLE JEWELER ,
MeGOOK , NRBRASKA.
risk now assumed is greater
I/ the city can afford.
jfonday morning , Dr. Gibson turned
r his business to Messrs. Boyle and .Uni
j , \vho will continue the business at th
/old / stand. Dr. Gibson will give his ha
) AT THE VERY
fntion to his
practice in Indianola , as
jbertson and Oberlin.
: -PRICES !
3 ° Engraving Free of Charge.
SOME colored gentlemen were playing
poker down in a Georgia village a few
days ago , and the betting was livclie
than the public has been generally won
to consider the habit of the colored clc
incnt. A lot of hands had just beet
paid off for the month and they were
pretty flush. The dealer wrung in a col <
deck , and the pot rose to the comforta
ble dimensions of $50.- The dealer was
about to rake it in triumphantly on a
royal flush , when the gentleman who
had shown down four nines in one ham
added another hand containing a bowie
knife. The royal flush was instantly re
inforced with a pistol , while the gen
tleman with four nines and the knife
was backed by all the other players.
The dealer was a good shot , and he laic
out all five of the other players so effect
ually that they were colder than the
deck of which they were the indirect
victims. The skillful manipulator oi
cards and pistol escaped with the pot
but is pursued by the entire neighbor
hood with the pleasing prospect of a
lynching when caught. This little in
cident should have a tendency to dis
courage the game of draw. Topics.
THE petit jury has long since become
a reproach and a disgrace to this enlight
ened country and age. If there is any
thing in all creation about which even
the Almighty himself is uncertain it is ,
what will be the verdict of a petit jury.
And as the motives ( ? ) which moved
the jurors to acquit Short of the at
tempted assassination of Phelan , become
public , the system as it now applies will
be held in contempt more lofty than
ever. As illustrative of the line of ar
gument which seems to have the strong
est hold on the average juror in deter
mining the innocence or guilt of an ac
cused fellow creature , let us mention a
few of these "motives" given by jurors
in the Short-Phelan case. One juror
had a sick wife , another a sick child ,
while another peradventure felt a little
indisposed himself , and the most of them
objected to remaining in the jury room
over night , and thus highly appreciating
the responsibilities of their office , they
patched up an outrageous verdict so
that they could get home. The aver
age Hottentot's conception of justice
would hold a fellow man's life dearer
than such "intelligent' ' American jurors.
THE people who make fool speeches
and those who write fool letters are
coming to grief at a great rate. James
Blackburn , a brother of the Senator
from Kentucky , has had his appoint
ment as Internal Revenue Collector
for the Lexington district revoked in
consequence of the publication of a let
ter written to his wife at the beginning
of the war , in which he declares he
wants to see Union blood deep enough
for his horse to swim in. The late de
velopments in the letter writing line do
much to confirm the wisdom of the late
Jim Fisk's advice to one of his friends ,
never to write , but to send if he wanted
to give any instructions. Letters have
a way of turning up at most importune
moments and undoing the ambitions of
JUDGE STEWART , of Maryland , in
his recent charge to the inquest of grand
jurors on the subject of gambling , said :
'The vice seems to be one inherent in
our nature , and it will probably contin
ue until the people , are educated up to
the point that raffles at fairs will be
considered an evil to be frowned upon ,
and chances in holiday presents as a
thing to be avoided. The grosser forms
of this vice arc liable to punishment ,
and when the business of gaming is car
ried on in violation of law the duty lo
society requires that the offence should
not be lightly passed over , but should
be prosecuted. " This is said to be the
first instance in Baltimore in which the
; rand jury has been charged upon this
subject , which more particularly affects
the raffles at church fairs.
IT'S amusing for an editor , when so
liciting to hear a man sa } * , : 'It doesn't
pay to advertise. " Why does this man
put out a sign ? That's advertising.
Why does he obstruct the pavement in
front of his store with samples of the
goods he sells ? That's advertising , too.
Why does he daub the head of a mack
erel barrel or dry goods box with the
words , "AlL oUr gOods chEep , " and
stick it up in a keg of beans or a pile of
calico in his store ? " Exchange.
A CORRESPONDENT of the Philadel
phia Times in writing to that journal
from Salt Lake City speaks of the de
cay of Mormonism ; and of the revolu
tion iu Utah that is sweeping polygamy
away ; about the Mormon leaders being
in prison , and the enforcement of the
THE St Joseph Gazette says the sur
prised democrats of the thirty-fourth
Dlinois district , instead of contesting
Weaver's election , should cat jjrass for
a season and then go and catch pleuro-
pneumonia. They can't do it. That
disease is confined to cattle , and asses
Studebaker and Moline
ARBED WIRE ,
JOHN DEERE FLOWS ,
STOVES , TINWARE , HARDWARE , Etc.
You will save money by writing or asKing -
ing for prices before buying.
In Southwestern Nebraska or Northwestern Kansas.
TWO DOORS SOUTH OF P. 0.
MeGOOK , NRBRASKA.
FHE 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 ,
COS2ZSP017DSOTS : J. W. DOLAX , President.
First National Hank , Lincoln , Neb.
The Chase National Jsank , Xcw York. | V. FllANKLIX , Yicc-Presidcilt.
CHEAPEST AND BEST
Power , Simplicity , Durability.
Estimates made of Mill and Pump complete upon application.
Every Mill Warranted. Send for Catalogue.
This mill Is a "solid wheel" and the liest sclf-rcsuiator made. Tin :
WoudmaiiM ! No. G. Pump Is tin- best slnslu aetliiK force pump In the
market. Will work In wells from 10 to 200 feet In depth , and hai back
attachments to force water Into derated tanks. Can be used by lmii'1
or windmill. Parties fontemptiitinx the erection of a Windmill will
consult their best Interests by calling at my Homc.-tcad. V/t miles X. \ \ " .
of McCook. or at It. Johnston's , 5 mile * . 1C. , and at Ilrwln'a Market
i Garden , S. E. of McCook. and examine tin : norkflng of the Woodmanst.
W. M. IRWIN , Agent ,
"Woodmanse Windmill Co. . Freeport , 111
[ INCORPORATED UNDER STATE LA W.I
EflcCook , Nebraska. Paid up Capita ! , $50,000.
DOES A GENERAL
- : - - : -
BANKING BUSINESS ,
Receives and Pays Deposites. Buys and Sells Exchange on New York ,
Chicago and Omaha , and all the principal cilies of Europe.
FIRE INSURANCE WRITTEN IN RELIABLE CO.7S.
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS :
EOSOE HOCEH211 , Frcadcst , A. CAUPBELL , H. Z. , Caiicr. B. : . FSSE3. Tics-rrcddest.
( OfVrces & Hockncll. ) ( Assistant Supt. 15. i il ) ( Of Klr ! > y Carpenter Co. , Chicago. )