Thursday , December 24,1885.
CONGREGATIONAL. Sunday School ntlO
A. M. every week. Preaching services every
Sundny night at 8:30 M. T. Also , every ulter-
nnto Sunday morning lit 11.31. T. Exceptions
to the above will be noticed in locals.
N , Pastor.
METHODIST. Sorvlcns every Sundny at. l < > :
M A. M. nnd 7 P. 31. . mountain time. Sunday
School at 3 P. M. The services nnd Sunday
school willbcheld.forthe future in the new
churoh. All are cordially invited. Scats free.
W. S. WucntKn , Pnstor.
EPISCOPAL. Services In the Opera Hall th
first nnrt third Sundnyfi. mnrninnndovcnlnj ; .
of each month. J. A. Yai.vonrn , Hector.
I . CATHOr.IC.-Serviccs will be held in tho
church once every four weeks.
THOMAS CULT.EN. Pastor.
LODGE A. F. & A. M.-
IteffUltir meetings , Tuesday night on
or before full moon of every month.
S. L. GREEN. W , M.
F. L. MCCHACKKN. Secretary.
WIIAOW GROVE LOUCJK K. OK P. , U.
D. JlectR the ttrst und third Wcdnos-
islduycx'cninjrof each month.
J.sW. CAMPIJELL. C. C.
A. M. SpAT.Dixa , K. K. S.
HOSE COMPANY. Reg
ular meetings on the first Wednesday
'evening ' of each month.
11. B. AiicniBAi.D , Chief.
D. or L. E. Brotherhood of LocomotivoEn-
Kineers. Meet lirst uud lourth Saturdays of
each month. S. E. HonE , Chief.
J. C. ANDUHSON. F. A. E.
J. K. ItAitXKS POST G. A. It. Regular meet-
iujjs second unil lourth Monday evenings ot
each month at Opcru Hnll.
.1. A. Wn.cox , Commander.
J. H. YAUOBH , Adjutant.
Open from 7 A. 31. to 8 > . M. , M. T. Office
will bo closed thirty minutes bcforenrrival tind
dopnrtureof mails. SUNDAY , ouice will bo open
from 7 to 6 A. M. nnd from 4 to r. P. 31. , 31. T
A. P. SHAKP , P. M.
B. & M. TIME TABLE.
KAST EAST LEAVES :
No.2 0:80 , A. M. I No. 40 5:2. . . P. 3f
WKST LEAVES : WEST LEAVES :
No. 30 12:30. P. 31. | No.l Sfi5 , P. M
J Eustbound trains run on Central Time
and westbound trains on Mountain Time.
Freight trains do not carry passengers.
K. It. WOODS , Agent.
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS !
THE TRIBUNE presents the compli
ments of the season , wishing its many
readers "A Happy Christina ? . "
Fresh candy at the City Bakery.
Go to E. M. Brickey & Co. for fur
For Tansill's Punch Cigar go tothe
Farmers arc bringing in considerable
corn , this fine weather.
To be given away ! Inquire at Mc-
Cracken's Jewelry Store.
y& Winter , City Dairy , for
pure and wholesome milk.
Father Clery of Orleans was in the
cit } ' , yesterday , a short time.
Special sale of cloaks , at actual cost.
Lowman & Son , Pate Block.
Brewer Bros , butcher only corn-fed
steers. No cows or lange cattle.
Michigan Cider of excel
lent quality at the City Bakery.
Senator Dolan was up from the
county-scat , yesterday , on business.
Novelties in Napkin Kings at C. W.
Ballard's , Met. Drug Store Block.
C. C. Cobb , the Trenton banker , was
a guest at the Commercial , yesterday.
The celebrated Cumberland smithing
coal at Hallack & Howard's lumber yard.
Call and see * our stock of society
cards. G. A. B. , K. of P. , B. L. E. , etc.
The best coal oil in town , 150 ° wa
ter white , 30 cents a gallon , at Chenery
& Stiles. ,
Money to loan on rcai'estate and pat
ented land by'the McCouk Jjoan and
The Isemingcr Automatic Bill and
Letter File , the very best in the market ,
at this office.
Courier : Dame rumor has it that our
citizens will furnish the county jail with
cells. Why is this ?
Beccivcd this weekan , elegant line of
silks , and trimmings to match , at Low-
man & Son's , Pate Block.
It looks like war ! ! ! Wilcox & Fow
ler have made still greater reductions in
prices. Now is the time to buy.
G. W. Bede has sonic special bar
gains in real estate. Office 4th door
south of U. S. Land office. 27-tf.
THE TRIBUNE will club with any jour
nal in the United States at reduced rates.
Select your paper and call for figures.
Stock boarded by the day or week at
Olcott's barn , opposite Colvin House. :
Also bujs and sells stock on commission.
The W. C. T. U. and Beforrn Club
held their regular joint meeting at the :
Congregational church/Tuesday evening. : o
Thereis no better evidence of the
popularity of a public house thnn the
fact that the accommodations of the
same arc taxed to the utmost. Such is
the case with the Commercial Hotel. '
In referring to the Scott building to ; 1
be erected on the corner south of the \
Commercial House in the cc :
, spring , we
/ erred in giving the initials of the Mr. }
Scott "who is to build the same. Prop XI
erly , Samuel Scott of this city. ; I
Gold pens.at McCnickcn's.
The Metropolitan drujr store keeps a
full line of fincy box papery.
The B. & M. Pharmacy keeps a full
line of .Masonic books in stock.
They have nothing but the finest and
purest drugs at Chenery & Stiles. '
A full line of genuine Pebble specta
cles just icceived at McCnickcn's.
Mrs.Vilc < > x of ftnitton was regis
tered at the f 'nmnierei. ; ! . Wednesday.
Don't fail to sec tho.se elegant plush
albums at the Metropolitan drug store.
The celebrated Cumberland smithing
coal at Hallac.k & Howard's lumber yard.
County Surveyor Morri.s of Sfockville
was in our city , yesterday , on land busi
Men's , boys' and children's hats at
eastern prises. , Lowir.an & Son , Pate
day or iight. : at the new drug store of
Chenerv & Stiles.
Divine services will beheld in the M.
E. climcli , tn monnw morning at 7 o'
clock , mountain tiin- .
Call and examine.the nice display of
toilet . et.i at the Metropolitan drug store
before buying elsewhere.
The choicest meats at the Central
Meat Market of Brewer Bros , corner of
Main and Dennison .streets.
To-morrow aS'ternoon the M. E. Sun
day School will have their Christmas
celebration at the new church.
E. * -Biickey & Co. are offering some
new inducements in ihc way of prices on
fur caps , mufflers , neckwear , etc.
It looks like war ! ! ! Wilcns & Fow-
Jer have made still greater reductions in
prices. Now is the time to buy.
Child's Sets in silver at C. V , ' . Hal-
lard's , Met. Drug Store Block. "lake
the little one a lasting present.
The"'postoffice will be open between
the hours of 7 and 8 in the morning and
1 and 2 in the af tern'oon , Christmas day ,
( to-morrow. )
Our new drug house. Mcsser.Chen -
eiy & Stiles , are eetting their stock in
shape , and solicit a share of the public
patronage. Read their local. : .
E. M. Brickey & Co. are scilingcloth-
ing and furnishing goods at the lowest
prices ever known in McCook , and as
a consequence are enjoying an immense
We are requested to announce that
upon the first and third Sundays of each
month morning and evening services
will be held in the Opera Hall by Rev.
Fulforth c.f Red Cloud.
THE TKIBUNE continues to keep the
Democrat quite busy apologyzing for
and defending the liquor and sporting
elements. "I'd rather be a dog and
bay the moon , etc. ' '
Our Driftwood friends propose to have
"doSns" at the church , Christinas night.
The brethren over there never Jo things
by halves , and they promise this to be
no exception to the mle.
Royal Buck has been confined to his
Lome on the Willow for the pasc fe'w
weeks with pneumonia , followed with
nervous fever. His illness rendered it
necessary for his son Anios to leave
college and return home. Courier.
The Sunday School children will en-
ioy a treat at the Congregational church ,
to-night. A program of exercises suit
able to the occasion has been prepared ,
and a very pleasant and profitable sea
son for old and young may be expected.
The West Dennison street hotel and
the McNeely building on Main Avenue
are both coming along nicely. These will
ic among the finest and most credita-
alc structures in the city when com
pleted. The MeNeely building will be
quite an architectural gem.
A GOOD CHOICE E. C. Ballew of In-
lianola , who has been in the county
slcrk's office for a number of months ,
past , has been selected for the position ,
Deputy County Treasurer. From
tvhat we have seen and know of Mr.
Ballew , he will make an efficient , care
"Yes , we charge 15 cents straight for
he privilege of making paupers in this )
jity , " said the proprietor of the black w
front saloon , the other da } * . True. This i
:5ty is really paying over $25.000 yearly ai
get $5,000 and to give a few the priv- 6I ;
lege of making paupers , orphans and ;
aising slicol in general. )
No. 40 , Saturday evening , brought in C
'roin the west a number of .antelope , de
lain by that unerring marksman , H. fl. ar
ilden of the postal service , whose sueh.
essful operations , this season.after the L
shy and fleet antelope entitle him to the
elt. Mr. Alden recently killed five of ar
hese animals at four shots. ar
All bills due the Lin
coln Land Co. , on ac
count of the Mc.Cook
paid before January 1 ,
1886. After which date
a list of delinquents
willl be published , and
consumers are cau
tioned not to allow
such parties to draw
water from their con
nections. All bills are
due at my office in the
' Fred. Harris , Agt.
The Congregational pulpit will be oc
cupied by Rqv. Chessington , next Sun
day morning , at the usual hour , 10
o'clock.mountain time. Rev. Dungan
will preach atStoughton.
R. A. Cole , fashionable merchant tail
or , , has constantly on hand as fine a class
of goods as can be procured. Suits made
up in the latest style , and perfect fits
guaranted. Prices reasonable. Shop
two doors west of Citizens Bank , Mc-
Courier : David Emberlinger and his
nephew came to town , Saturday , got
drunk , started home , upset and were
bruised up generally. The old man had
his face cut , his eye injured , and when
pick'ed up presented a horrible spectacle.
So much for whiskey.
The suit brought by Omahaparties
against C. P. Rinker , manager of the
late Western Implement Co. . which
came to trial before Justice Colvinyes
terday , was dismissed for want of juris
diction. The charge was that of obtain
ing goods under faise pretense.
In publishing a list of those ladies
who would receive callers on New Tear
day , our bourbon contemporary was at
once previous and mistaken in most
cases. We desire to make the necessary
corrections , by request. It is not the
purpose of Mrs. F. L. Brown , j\lrs. \
H. Trowbridge or Mrs. T. S. Bosley to
keep open house as stated in the
The reading room has been provided
with chairs , tables , paper racksa , stove ,
the ceiling nicely calsomincd and the
walls papered , and it presents withal a
cozy and inviting appearance. The la
dies of the W. C. T. U. arc carrying the
matter right along in earnest , and they
have the well-wishes and
eration of THE TRIBUNE , as well as all
our law and order loving people.
Spot cash will be paid for fresh milch
cows by Chas. E. Hinman.
The amenities of journalistic life in
this favored nook of the moral vineyard
have become so uncertain if the threats
of a few disreputable loots are to be
given any force whatever as to require
the editor to carry a miniature arsenal
in each pant leg. We are persuaded ,
however , that the "uncertainty" is but
of the wind. Villains are proverbial
cowards , and entertain a wholesome ter
ror of having the daylight penetrate
their worthless carcasses.
A nice line of hanging and stand
lamps at the Metropolitan Drug Store.
Last Saturday , Deputy U. S. Marshal
Stewart of Riverton came up to town on
official business. He went east on 40 ,
the same evening , accompanied by one
Tyler , who runs the gambling establish
ment above Parley & Donahue's meat
market on Main Avenue. We are in
formed that the offense for which Tyler
svas wanted by the government was that
af selling liquor without license. The
Marshal's game is a professional gam
bler of many years , aud we hope the 11
government has a case and that he may
ae punished to the fullest extent of the
Chenery & Stiles keep in stock a nice
ind complete line of smokers' articles.
A representative of this office made a
lying trip to the stirring little village
f Stratton. last Saturday afternoon ,
ivhere he found the merchants enjoying
flattering trade for the size of the town , I
md the business men and people in gen- I
ral pleased and contented with their
own's present prosperity and its future
rospects. A handsome church is ia
ourse of erection by the people ot the
Congregational society , and other e\i-
lences of advancement both material on
ind educational are to be seen on every
land. Stratton cannot fail of making ;
good town. to
E. M. Brickey & Co. . the clothihrsr
ire always in the lead with fine goods
ind low prices. . I
The following ladies have signified
their intention of observing the old cus
tom of receiving callers on New Year
Miss Clara Gonding will receive
friends at the residence of Mrs. M A.
Siuldiiig [ on North Madison , assisted by
Miss Nellie Fisher.
Misses Dell , Edith and Josic Menard
will keep opeihouse , assisted by Miss
Cecilia llyan , Maggie Yaughan , Lillie
Rowcll and Agnes Leach. I
On the first of the year , Mess. Frees
& Hocknell of the Chicago Lumber
Yard will incorporate under the style of
"The Frees & Hocknell Lumber Co. "
with a capital stock of $150,000 , and
the following officers : Gco. Hocknell )
President ; A. A. Carpenter. Vice-Pres
ident , and B. M. Frees , Secretary and
Treasurer. Present employes of the
company will be allowed to take stock
in the new concern , hence the managers
of the various branch yards , numbering
some fifteen in this state and Colorado , '
will be'in a measure , to the extent of
their means and inclination , interested ii i i
in the business , which will be no doubt
a mutual benefit. The entire business
of the new company will be under the
general management of Charlie Knight
China , rubber and indestructible dolls
at the Metropolitan drug store.
The residence of Squire and Mrs. W.
W. Fisher was the scene , last Thursday
evening , of a genuine and enjoyable
surprise party given to their daughter ,
Miss Nellie , by her many friends. Of
our fair ladies were present : Misses
Dell and Matie Smith , Dell , Eda and Jo-
sie Menard , Katie and Millie Lackey ,
Effie McAchron , Lillie Rowcll , Maud
McConnell. Clara Gooding , Yinnic 01-
cott , Cecilia Ryan , Mabel Meserve , Ida
J. Hoi lister , Maggie Yaughn and Agnes
Leach. The gentlemen were : Messrs.
A. C. Ebcrt , Ed. 'Ryan , DavidSmith ,
Fred. Harris , C. W. Ballard , A. L. Long ,
Ed. Laycock , F. M. Snow , J. Cr. Stokes ,
W. E. Fry , Thos. Glascott , Charlie and
Sam AshmoreJ. , F. ForbesFrank , Yore
and F. L. McCracken.
Great Reduction in Watches and
Jewelry at McCrackcn's.
As with troubles , so with accidents ,
'they seldom come singly. Two minor
mishaps occurred on the B. & M. , Mon
day ) neither of whichhowever , resulted
in injury to person or any considerable
damage to property. The first happened si
at Naponee , where two freight trains
were passing , in which the engine Chas.
Suter was driving sustained slight dam
age to its pilot. The second transpired
at Cambridge station , while Engineer
Suter was running his engine light to
the division headquarters at this place
for repairs. While evidently doing some
thing else than attending strictly to busi
ness , they run into the Denver freight ,
which was taking water at Cambridge , ci
using her caboose up somewhat.
Everybody wants a mail line estab
lished from North Platte to McCook.
Our present service is too slow and cir
cuitous , taking about a week to get a a
letter frcm the Platte. Who will start
the ball rolling and secure this much
needed accommodation. Cor. North
We present our readers with this is
sue , a neat little Christmas supplement ,
which we hope will receive due appre
Stationeryblank books , toilet articles ,
etc. , at Chenery & Stiles' drug store.
G. A. R.
The following are the officers elect of
J. K. Barnes Post No. 207 for the en
suing year of 1S8G. They will be duly
installed" by the proper officer on the
second Monday of January , the llth
J. A. Wileox Comniamler.
II. S. Cooley Senior Vice Com. in
Jas. G. Eaton Junior Vice Com.
JE. H. McCormick Officer of the Day.
Oscar Hurd Oilicer of the Guard.
S. D. Hunt Quartermaster.
J. H. Yarger. Adjutant.
A. J. WJIIey Surgeon. \
John Doner Sergeant Major.
A. P. Sharp Quartermaster Sergeant
S. D. Hunt , Delegate to the Department
Encampment. K. S. Cooley , Alternate.
We also gather that the Department
Encampment will take place in March
Red Cbud. IK
LAST CALL. 01fir
All persons owing us are respectfully
asked to call and settle their accounts d :
or before December 31st , either with ce :
cash or bankable paper. On January sil IK
1stour , line of lumber yards will be sold
an incorporated company , who will
carry on the business. Persons having
accounts against us will please present lis
them at once for payment. ccdi
FHEKS & HOCKXELL. tl )
X rf-X > y VX W XXJ'N * > > V N > X >
Fred Lytlo came in from Ihe county-seat of
Diuuly on 40 , Saturday.
Charlie Fisher is holding C. G. Cornwall's
position in C. H. Rogers' store.
Deputy U. S. Marshal Stewart of Jliverton
came up to the city again , Tut'.Kday.
\V. C. Billiard of Culbcrthon was in town ,
Tuesday evening , on his way east.
Headmaster Highland came up from lied
Cloud , Sunday , on raihoad business.
Dr. M. A. Demay of the South Side-went
cast , Sunday morning , on a : > hort visit.
Charlie Ashmorc , who has been in town a
few days , returned to the ranch , Sunday.
C. II. Kogcrs.Ed. Laycock and Albert Long
made a living trip to Culbertson , Sunday.
Benj. Bird came down from Bonkclman ,
Saturday evening , ami spent Sunday in the
Fred. Snow went down to Omaha , Satur
day , where he will spend the Christinas Hol
J. E. Cochran went up to Bcnkelman , Sat
urday noon , to take testimony in a land
J. W.Burneyof Stratton and Hiram Powell
of Palisade were in town , Saturday on land
Sam. Aflimore went down to the eastern
part 1 of the state , the latter part of la > : t week ,
on a visit.
Mrs. Geo. Hocknell was the guest of Mrs.
Charlie Knight at Cambridge , the latter j > art
of last week.
L. C. Stephenson and Jesse Welbornof the
county-seat were in the metropolis , Tuesday ,
a few hours.
W. II. Hayden has been in the city , a num
ber of days , looking alter his extensive
J. B. Jennings spent Saturday night and
Sunday on his claim near Culbertson , return
ing Sunday evening.
Mrs. W. S. Wcbbter went down to Indian-
ola , Monday evening , where she will spend
most of the holidays.
J. H.Christner , of Pitney & Christncr , Cul
bertson , was in town , yesterday morning , on
real estate business.
Cashier Brown of the First National made
a short visit to the county-scat , yesterday
evening on business.
Mrs. L. C. Stephenson of Indianola was in
town , Tuesday , having an extensive job of
dental work performed.
Senator Dolan , Col. Suavely , Sheriff Wei-
born and other Indianola people transacted
business in the city , Fridav.
llev. Boswell of Arapahoe assisted Ilev.
Wheeler in Ids revival services , Monday and
Tuesday evenings of this week.
H. W. Davenport , one of the most promi
nent of Culbcrtson's merchants , drove down
to the city , Friday , on business.
Mrs. Albert Xoren went down toAtchi&on ,
Friday evening on 40 , on a visit of a few days
to brothersvlio reside in that city.
Judge Straut , Treasurer .Young , Commis
sioner Wolf and other prominent Culbertson-
ians were on our streets , yesterday.
Mr. and-Mrs. Frank Harris left on Xo. 2 ,
yesterday morning , for Galva , Illinois on a
visit of a few days to Frank's parents.
Misses Alice M. Murphy and Jennie Jami
son of the city schools went down to Indian-
ola , Saturday evening , on a short visit.
C. W. Shurtleff of the Stratton bank , and
W. C. Ashwill , editor of the Herald , were in
the city , last Friday morning on business.
J. S. Giliiam , an attorney of lied Cloud , was
in town , Tuesday and Wednseday , one of the
counsel in the Western Implement Co. suit.
II. F. Anderson of Xc\v York City , brother
to W. M. of our city , arrived in town , Satur
day , Dec. 1-th , and will make tin's his future
J. F. Foibes went up to Denver , yesterday
afternoon , to attend the first annual teleg
raphers' ball which occurs in that city , on
Mr. HoIIiiter of Cheyenne , Wyo. , came
down from the west , Sunday evening , and
will spend the holidays with his mother and
sister in our city.
Miss Tiliic Furst of Lincoln , sister of W.
C. Furst of our city , came up to town , Sun
day night on a short visit. She went east on
40 , Monday evening.
F. ZiL Smith , book-keeper of the First Na
tional bank , went down to his home at Arap
ahoe , to-day , to spend Christmas. He will be
absent over Sunday.
Mr * . C. G. Curmvell and children ' .vent up
to Culbertson on Sunday , to spend a week
with C. G. , who is managing C. II. lingers'
interests in that town.
"W. R. Xclson and wife , 0.car F. Xclson
and wife and Miss Stella Race of Stratton
were in the city , Friday morning , guests at
the B. & M. Eating House.
Sylve.-ter Cordeal and mother-in-law of
this city have entered a section of laud with
three miles of the town of Akron , Colorado.
They are delighted with their claims.
Mrs. S. II. Colvin is confined to the house ,
these days , with an attack of rheumatism ,
which has located in the arm principally.
\t this writingshc is not materially improved.
Gco. Hocknell and Charlie Knight were out
ivest , Saturday , taking stock of the Chicago
Lumber Yards along theline of the B. & M. ,
preparatory to incorporating , the first of the
rear. ' *
C. II. Meeker , who has in charge the work
io\v in progress by the McCook Waterworks
uO. , went down to Lincoln , Friday evening.
ii business connected with the prospective
ire plugs for this city.
M. C. Rider went down to Fairbury , Tues-
lay evening , on a visit of two or three months ,
ombining business and pleasure. It N pos
sible that Mr. Rider may also visit his old
ionic in Pennsylvania during his absence.
A. B. Smith of Lincoln , the Lincoln Land
3o.'s surveyor , was in the city , Tuesday , on
way home from a trip up in Frontier
ounty , where he has been locating some sol-
lier's homesteads , Which are to comprehend
he company's new town north of Stockville.
E. M. Brickey & Co. for clothing. .
If you want a superior letter filecall ,
at this office.
Wax dolls in profusion , all sizes , at
the Metropolitan drug store.
They have the purest , kettle-rendered
lard in the city at Brewer Bros.
Prof. Webster of the city schools was
a visitor at the county-seat , yesterday.
Blood tells , and that's the reason the
Commercial House continues to be the
popular hotel of the city.
They have just received a choice con
signment of candies at the City Bakery ,
and lnvi'i-5 of th.it toothsome article are
ivqucsted to call and sample them by
Courier : Last Friday Mr. I. D. Spen
cer , living in Frontier county , discover
ed the trail of a deer , and cutting a bar
of lead into slugs , loaded his gun and
started in pursuit. After following the
trail for nearly three hours Spencer dis
covered the . object of his search and
raised his gun , fired , the gun bursted
and the charge entered his arm. Dr.
Eskey was called to the sufferer' bed
side to hold a consultation Sunday , and
succeeded in extracting twenty-two of
these missiles from the patient's arm.
The doctor thinks Mr. Spencer's recov
ery quite doubtful.
I MEAN BUSINESS !
All parties who are indebted to me
are hereby respectfully solicited to call
and square their accounts , cither by cash
or bankable paper , before January 10th.
After the above date all accounts re
maining unpaid will positively be placed
in the hands of attorneys fm * collection.
This is straight goods , all wool and a
yard wide. CHAS. H. ROOF.RS.
Important to Blacksmiths.
We have just received a shipment of
the celebrated Cumberland smithing
coal , which id acknowledged by all to be
superior even to the Bloasburg coal ,
and we are prepared to receive and
promptly fill 3'our orders.
CORN ! CORN !
T have put in scales at my ranch on
Brush creek and I will buy all the corn
that comes , at the market price. Also
have 50 good ponies for sale , broke or
unbroke. 27. J.B.AlESERVK.
HOUSE FOR RENT.
A fonr room residence on Madison
Avenue. Enquire at this of5ce for par
ticular ? .
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