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Thursday , July 2901,1886.
Indicates that your subscription to this
X paper HAS EXPIRED , and that u. cordial
invitation Is extended to call and renew
tho same. Subscription , $2 per ycur.
candy at the City Bakery.
ESTGo to W. W. Palmer for your
, 000 , 000.00 to loan on farms.
Agce & Wiley.
Call and inspect our line of Knight
Money to loan on improved farms.
Agee & Wiley. _
Money loaned to persons to make final
proof. Agee & Wiley.
A full line of hardware , stoves and
tinware at C. D. Palmer's.
A number of affairs matrimonial are
on tapis for early fall.
All kinds of sheet-iron , tin and cop
per work done at C. D. Palmer's.
! 2F"Sweet Michigan Cider of excel- ' ,
lent quality at the City Bakery.
Money to loan on final proof or deed
ed land. J. D. Turner , McCook.
C. D. Palmer , opposite McEntee , is j
the best place to buy your hardware.
Some 250 feet of new sidewalk have
been laid on Mcfarland street , this week.
If you want the best gasoline stove ,
go to C. D. Palmer's , opposite McEntee
Money to loan on annual or semi
annual interest. J.D. Turner , McCook.
The Hayden failure continues to fur
nish our legal lights with considerable
The City Bakery's bread is known all j
along the B. & M. west of here for its
Everybody come running , and get j
your flv " nets and lap dusters at cost of ;
W. W. Palmer. 9-2ts. \
We notice that John A. Walters has :
blossomed out into a full-fledged immi
Don't forget Private Warner's enter
tainment at the Opera Hall , this and to
The Metropolitan Drucr Store is in re
ceipt of a fine assortment of wall papers.
Call and examine them.
GW. . Bede & Co. have some special
bargains in real estate. Office 4th door
south of U. S. Land office. 27-tf.
Pocket state maps at this ofHce.
These maps are just from the press and
are accurate and complete to date.
Last evening's ' 'gentle shower" was a
gilt-edged affair to be sure , and of im
mense value to the crops hereabouts.
As Low AS TIIE LOWEST G. B.
Nettleton will sell Wind Mills and
Pumps as low as the lowest , Feed Mills
The city is not suffering for lack of
tonsorial parlors. With a quintette of
shops we are reasonably well provided
for in that line.
FOR SALE 50 head of young mares
and 20 head of mules. Lindner & Er
man , McCook , Neb. Barn west of
Take all work to McCracken , the
Jeweler. He turns out good work only
and guarantees what he does , East !
side of Main Avenue.
Any one wishing to trade a first-class
residence or a store building for a nice
clean stock oharness will call on W.W.
Palmer , McCook , Neb. 9-2 .s.
We have just received a nice line of
calling cards of the latest styles. Also
have in stock an assortment of fraterni
ty cards. Call and see them.
Two car-loads of Button flour just re
ceived by W. E. Fry. Emb.-acing the
following popular brands : Eclipse ,
Western Rose and Magnolia.
THE TRIBUNE force enjoyedsome
fine apples and plums , from the Crete
Nurseries , last week , through the cour
tesy of their local agent , D. R. Bell.
Probst Bros. ' are selling more of their
excellent bread than ever , and shipping
immense quantities west daily. Their >
well earned reputation has secured for
them a custom that keeps them as busy
as beos to fill.
Reports of some infamous exhibitions
by the soiled doves of South McCook are
current. Are the good citizens of that
locality not entitled to some protection
by the authorities ?
Parties wanting a piano , or are think
ing of purchasing one sometimebe sure (
and call on F. L. McCracken for prices j
first. I have a sample of one of the
best make. Will sell any make at low
est prices and on terms to suit. Don't
forget this :
Tribune and Inter Ocean $2.SO.
For the next 30 days all new subscrib
ers who will square their subscription to
date and one year in advance will receive
THE TRIBUNE and the Chicago Inter
Ocean for $2.50.
' Yesterday , H. Gr. Dixon , one .of our
reaj'estate men , sold lot 10 in Klock 16
to Miss Northrop.
We would intimate for the benefit of
our "smooth" contcnip. , that soft soap
can now be sent by mail.
A Culbertson barrister , Phil. Likes ,
Esq. , by name , was brutally assaulted
by a brick-layer and son , last week , and
quite seriously injured.
We are credibly informed that V.
Franklin of the Citizen's bank will build
a two-story brick on the meat market
corner , before the snow flies.
Next Monday , Ludwick & Trowbridge
will vacate their store on West Denni-
son street , and consolidate their stock
with their Main Avenue store.
The individual who harbors gamblers
puts himself in the same catalogue with
those violators of law and public morals.
Both are equally reprehensible.
The total amount realized out of the
sheriff's sale , yesterday afternoon , is
$94.21. The judgments and costs
against the stock will aggregate nearly
Another "tall corn'1 report , this week.
The measurements were made in a field
of one hundred acres , and the average
height is given us as being fully ten
feot. Come again.
By the Courier we see that Represen
tative Hocknell has purchased the resi
dence of Jesse Welborn in the west
part of Indianola , with the seventy
acres adjoining , for $5,000.
Now , let us have a rest on such pro
ceedings as those of yesterday. Let us
all adopt the motto , "Pay as you go or
don't go , " and our city will have less
use lor the sheriff's hammer.
The wet goods organ's article on the
city finances was again crowded out ,
last week , "through lack of space. "
The people might be enlightened ( ? )
through a supplement , you know.
The Frees & Hocknell Lumber Co.
have moved their office from its present
location , farther south in the yard , pre
paratory to the erection of a fine two-
story brick ofiice on the lot vacated.
An interesting justice court case was
nipped in the" bud , yesterday , by the
parties , Germans from the Beaver , sen
sibly compromising and settling their
little differences. A very proper caper , j
"At the Front" by Private Warner
at the Opera Hall , this and to-morrow
evening. Remember the time , place
and subject. The private promises to
give an interesting lecture , and the
subject is dear to all.
A small company of our young peo
ple indulged in the mazy waltz , last
evening , at the skating rink , to their
hearts' content. 1 he evening was de
lightfully cool and bracing , just the
right temperature to enjoy the terpsi-
SOLD AND SHIPPED J. ( > . Eaton of
the South Side sold his bunch of ponies ,
last week , to J. A. Brewer , who ship
ped them to Hastings , Friday evening.
Mr. Eaton , we regret to state , is pre
paring to remove from our midst to the
far west somewhere.
We understand that Mr. R. C. Fisher ,
who has been managing The Howard
Lumber Co.'s interests in this city for a
number of months past , will retire from
the employ of the company , the first of
the month , and that he will probably
engage in business per se in our city.
Work on the foundation of the Mc-
Neely brick was commenced , Monday j
afternoon. It is being built of brick ,
laid in cement , which will be used to a
considerable extent throughout the en
tire structure , insuring a permanence
and substantiality that ordinary mortar
SOD TO FRAME H. H. Mitchell , the '
owner of a beautiful quarter section
just northeast of the corporate limits , '
is excavating for a new frame residence
to replace his old sod house. The frame '
structure is to be two stories high , the j
main part 16x24 , with a kitchen addij j
tion , 12x10. |
We are always pleased to have our'
friends call upon us at the office , and
we endeavor to greet all callers with
true gentlemanly courtesy , but an edi
tor's sanctum is a busy den and no place
for people to sit hour after hour and day
after day , however interested they may \
be in our welfare , for we feel that is
best promoted by hard work and strict
attention to business. Drop in often
and give us the news and your opinion
on the events of the day and other mat
ters that may conduce to the interest
and development of the country , but
don't take up a homestead.
The old settlers' meeting at Carrico ,
Hayes county , has been postponed or
changed to September 1st. Further
particulars will be given in proper time.
The office lately occupied by A. P.
Leech in the rear of the Citizens Bank
has been handsomely renovated and is
now occupied by J. W. Smith as a bar
ber shop and the neatest little shop in
the city is it. II. R. N. is now doing
the great act at his old quarters , lately
occupied by Air. Smith.
The stock of W. S. Caldwell , the
West End druggist , was sold under the
hammer , yesterday afternoon , at the
Citizen's bank corner , as advertised.
Almost everything went at a song , with
but slow bidding. Joe Spotts cried the
sale and furnished considerable merri
ment for the sun-pelted spectators.
Notwithstanding the other attractions
of the same evening , the basket socia
ble hefd at the rink , Friday evening last ,
by the ladies of the Congregational
church , was well attended and thorough
ly enjoyed. Socially and financially ,
the two great elements by which we
measure such events , it was a success.
An interesting communication from
Box Elder fails to appear , this week , be
cause the writer has failed to sign his
or her name thereto a very essential
matter to the editor. We desire to im
press this upon the minds of our cor-
respondents. No communications are ,
printed without the writer's names are ]
The Arion Bell Ringers appeared be
fore our people , upon three different oc
casions , Friday and Saturday of last
week. The company was greatly crip
pled by the absence of Field , the lead
ing member , and the entertainments
given were much inferior to those given
last season. They played to crowded
houses as usual.
On Tuesday evening , Rev. P. C.
Johnson , P. E. , delivered an excellent
lecture at the M. E. church , before the
members of the county institute and
others. We are sorry that a larger aud
ience did not greet the Elder , whose
vigorous , terse and practical remarks
on any subject are listened to with
pleasure and profit by our poople.
It is vrith pleasure and no small pride
that AVC announce thatRed Willow coun
ty helps to supply the Lincoln public
school with teachers , this coming term ,
Miss Ada P. Buck having recently been
elected to one of the departments. Miss
Buck has requisite points of merit for a
successful teacher , and she will fill the
position with credit to herself and profit
IT is with feelings of sadness and re
gret that we publish elsewhere in this
issue an account of the trailing in the
dust and filth of the metropolis' gutters ,
of the judicial ermine , by a western
judgewho is well known in this country.
The humiliating and disgusting specta
cle therein delineated cannot be lost
sight of by the people of this district.
The dignity of the law and the self-re
spect of the people must rectify this
matter at the earliest opportunity.
THE TRIBUNE rises to remark that
real estate on the South Side is looking
up. At a late session of the county
commissioners , a resident of that part
of the county , so are information has
it , appeared before the honorable board
with a bill of damages of $492 , for four
acres of land used in a road recently
established along side of his quarter.
What think ye of § 123 per acre for
Red Willow county soil ? Of a truth
does the mantel of Eli rest upon this
We do not entertain a shadow of a
suspicion as to the morale and efficiency
of our police force. It is just possible
that they and the Mayor are ignorant of
the existence of the gambling dens on
West Dennison street and South Main
Avenue ; not to speak of the numerous
dens of infamy , whose inmates are so
disgustingly prominent upon our streets.
If it is ignorance , it is inexcusable. If
these matters are allowed to exist
through culpable negligence , it is scarce
ly less than criminal.
A special G. A. R. excursion train
train passed through the city , Monday
night , for California. Considerable in
terest was manifested when it was first
and incorrectly reported that General
Logan was one of the distinguished
travelers aboard , all of which ended in
disgust when the truth became known.
Preparations were on foot to receive
"Black Jack" with our superb band , etc. ,
in the hope that he might vouchsafe his
presence and peradventure a short
speech. But our hopes were necessarily
blasted by his taking the U. P. route.
this hcud we would bo pleased to
have our f fiends throughout the city acquaint
UH of the arrival and departure of their visitors
I Mrs. J. I\I. \ Ferguson is again seriously ill.
Mr. Berry , late with Lawler & Magner , is
in the city again.
Receiver Babcock indulged in a short trip
to Cambridge , Sunday.
I Mrs. Thos. Colfer returned , to-day noon ,
from her trip to the east.
Squire McKillip of Thornburg made this
city , Monday , on business.
i Rev. J. A. Fulforth of Red Cloud was a
visitor in the city , Tuesday.
Moses Erman returned , Tuesday night ,
, f i om his extended visit east.
W. C. Bullard came down from Culbeit-
son , Tuesday evening , on a short visit.
M. J. Abbott of Hayes Centre spent a few
days in the city , the first of the week.
W. C. Ashwill , editor of the Stratton Her
ald , was a visitor at this port , Saturday.
C. S. Quick and A. P. Day of the county-
seat wen ; among the city's guests , Friday.
J. F. Fancher , late of the Gazette force , is
now holding a position in the Democrat office.
W. A. Clutfi and Charlie Ashmore have
bee'n down from the west , the past two days.
Editor Martin of the Orleans Sentinel was
a Sunday tourist to this commercial metropo
II. W. Cole leaves for Gencseo , 111. , this
evening. He will also visit Omaha and Chi
Mrs. S. L. Green lelt for New York state ,
Tuesday morning , on an extended visit to
11.0. Phillips and Attorney Deweese of
Lincoln were in town , Friday , u short time
Rev. and Mrs. W. S. Wheeler were visitors
to the county-seat , Monday erening , return
ing Tuesday noon.
T. J. Floyd of the Trenton Torpedo made
Tin : TmncNK sanctum a short call , while
in the city , Monday.
Rev. Joel S. Kelsey of the Congregational
church has been absent from the city on some
business matters all week.
Alex. Stewart of Wymore , one of the B. &
M.'s old reliable "king's of the road , " was
here , Monday , between"trains.
Register Laws made a Hying visit to Den
ver , Saturday evening , on a short recication ,
leturning home , Monday afternoon.
W. O. Moody of Stratton was here , Mon
day , on business connected with the rental
of his residence property in this city.
John A. Rudd , manager for The Frees &
Hocknell Lumber Co. at Trenton , was down
from the west , Friday , on a short visit.
Andy Palmer , an old and popular B. & M.
ex-conductor , visited amongst his old ac
quaintances in the city , Friday of last week.
Ralph McCracken of the Hayes Centre
News was called to the metropolis , Fiiday ,
on business. He letumed home , the follow
Mr. and Mrs. A. McG. Robb departed , last
Friday moining , for Omaha , their future
home. The best wishes of THE TKIBUXE
W. K. Lynch of indianola enjoyed the
freedom of the chief city , Monday afternoon.
Mr. L. is also enjoying a badly sprained arm ,
the result of a friendly tussel.
Mrs. Justin Wilcox took the train for
Washington , Thursday , where she will visit
until the arrival of her husband from Mc-
Cook , Neb. Gilinan (111. ( ) Star.
J. E. Cochran , Esq. , took No. 2 , last Fiiday
moining , for Yoik , this .state , his former
home , where Mrs. Cochran is now visiting.
He returned home , the first of the week.
Harry Ellison of Arapahoe spent Monday
and Tuesday in the city. He was on his way
to his uncle's ranch on the Willow , where
he expects to enjoy a vacation of some days.
B. F. Marshall , the genial editor of the
Lincoln Capita ] , was in the city , the first of
the week , on a business-pleasure trip. Mr.
Marshall was an old University friend of Dr.
Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Burton of Orleans ar
rived in the city , Monday on 39 , and were the
guests of Register and Mrs. G. L. Laws , until
Tuesday noon , when they left for the moun
Mrs. A. J. Welch , wife of Agent Welch of
Red Cloud , is in the city , guest of Mr. and
Mrs. W. J. Hills. Mrs. Welch arrived in the
city , Thursday noon last , and will remain
two or three weeks.
Editor Leonard of the Record , Curtis , fra-
ternalized at these headquarters , Monday
afternoon. We are pleased to note thatBro.
Leonard is making a success of the Record.
He is in every way worthy of it.
W. W. Palmer returned from his visit to
his old home at Kendallville , Indiana , last
Thursday evening on No. 1. Mi's. Palmer ac
companied him as far as Palmyra , this state ,
where she has since been visiting a sister.
Mrs. Palmer is expected home to-aay.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Tate of Cairico ,
Hayes county , spent part of Thursday and
Friday of last week in the city , the guests of
their daughter , Mrs. W. C. LaTourette. Mr.
Tate reports crops as looking exceptionally
well , a statement from one of the oldest set
tlers in Southwestern Nebraska , which indi
Mr. W. W. Palmer , of McCook , Neb. , form-
eily of this place , and who still owns some
property here , called upon us Tuesday , and
informs us he was called trom his home by
telegraph to visit his sick father at Kendle-
ville , Intl. , and as he had to come to east , he
would make a general visit to old scenes of
the days long since gone by. Mr. Palmer
seems to think he is located in one of God's
countries , where live business men live and
reign supreme ; though McCook is only three
summers old it contains 2,000 people , and
possesses water works and a half mile more
water mains than Lincoln does ; pays out
522,000 a month to employes , that being the
head of the chief division of the B. fc M. R.
H. , where the machine shops and storehouse
are located , as well as head centre for cattle
kinffs. The government land ollice is locat
ed there , and to clap the climax the crops in
that country are in a prosperous condition ,
rain having been plentiful there. Hamburg
( Iowa ) News.
WE - : - WANT
IT DISTINCTLY UNDERSTOOD THAT
WE PROPOSE TO LEAD ALL IN LOW
PRICES ON CLOTHING AND FURNISHING
GOODS , NOTWITHSTANDING BANKRUPT
SALES. OUR GOODS ARE BOUGHT IN
LARGE QUANTITIES AND AT LOWEST
PRICES AND WE CAN AND WILL SELL
CHEAPER THAN COST OF THE
OLD - : - RAGS
USUALLY FOUND IN BANKRUPT STOCKS.
WE STILL CONTINUE TO BE THE LOW
EST PRICED HOUSE IN THE VALLEY.
The sessions of the county institute ,
this week , have been more and more in
teresting and instructive , with a largely
increased attendance , there being some
fifty teachers registered Tuesday
eveningRev. Johnson gave the teachers
a characteristic and excellent lecture ,
which did not lack appreciation Prof.
Barber of the University delivered a
lecture on the "Mission of Literature , "
Wednesday evening , which though only
heard by a small audience , by reason of
the rain storm , was highly spoken of by
those who did brave the inclemency of
the weather and the mud G. W.
Minkler's efforts in the line of his pro
fession surveying , are described as
being interesting and instructive
Examinations for teachers' certificates
have been conducted at the close of each
session by Prof. Webster. It is expect
ed to finish up the examination work ,
to-morrow afternoon , or by Saturday
morning at the latest The institute
will close with the session , to-morrow
afternoon , and a sociable for the teach
ers , will be held at the rink in the even
ing. There will be toasts , refreshment ?
and a jolly goc d time in general. A
general invitation is extended. . . .The
efforts of Profs. Hubbell and Webster
and Mr. H. T. Anderson to make the
institute most profitable to the teachers
have been crowned witli gratifying suc
cess , for success we believe is the proper
term to use in connection with the
endeavors of these instructors and the
work of the institute This evening
State Superintendent Jone ? will speak
to the members of the institute and to
as many more as caii find it convenient
to go to hear him.
The place that once knew William
Hildebrand. the individual under bonds
for attempting to rape a German girl in
Elaycs county , some few weeks since ,
will in all human probability not know
rim again for some time , unless some
minion of the law peradventure'pounces
upon his carcass , happily. The wilcy
William is supposed to have left thi
immediate part of the moral vineyard
ibout Monday night , since when no one
: ias discerned hide or hair of him. It
may be a coincidence , but a horse bcloHg-
iug to 3Ir. I. Hover is supposed to have
perambulated away about the same time
that Hildebrand became a fugitive from
justice. Ilildebrand's family , we believe ,
! s still in the city , persinnably not in
Two persons from the Willow indulg
ed in a ' 'gentle racket" before llayden's
old stand , Tuesday evening , during
which one of the participants' drew a
knife and made a savage lunge at the
other , fortunately without result. The i
combatant ? were separate' ! before either
had damaged the others person.il appear- !
ance to any extent. >
During the stormlast evening , James
E. Carney , a former employe in the B.
& M. yard at this place , but now resid
ing upon a claim six miles south of town ,
was killed by a stroke of lightning. At
the time of going to press we are unable
to gather any of the particulars. A son
of the deceased was struck , and serious
ly injured , but will recover. His team
was also killed. The deceased was
about 35 years of age , and leaves a large
family to mourn his sudden and untime
ly demise. The case is a sad reminder
of the uncertainty of life. In the
prime of manhood without a moment's
premonition he was cut off.
The Constantino Coinmandery ot this
city entertained quite a company of
visitors at their meeting , last Thursday
evening. Among the Sir Knights from
abroad were : Messrs. Robt. Oliver ,
J. B. lieartwell , M. L. and C. L. Alex
ander , Jacob Fisher , Dr. Morrill , B. F.
ll-iwaltj Wm. Buchanan , A. Yeitb , J.
J. Wemple and C. K. Lawson , all of
Hastings. A banquet was served at a
An unmarried man named Lampman
was killed , yesterday , while digging a
well for some party about 14 miles
northwest from the city. It appears
that a stone which was being drawn up
dropped out iol the bucket , falling to
the bottom of the well , which was 00
feet deep , killing the unfortunate man
Two plain drunks , Harry Hoffman
and James Ilannon , were up before
Police Judge Fisheryesterday morning.
Both were fined $2 and costs , the former
liquidating , the latter going to the base
burner for a short vacation.
The firm of Ludwick & Trowbridge
are putting up an addition to the rear
of their store to accommodate their
largely increased stock of furniture by
the closing up of the West Dennison
"The Kid' ' base ball club went down
to Indianola , and dished up defeat to the
unsophisticated at the county-seat to the
tune of 28 to 22 , with an inning to spare
in favor of our youngsters.
An operation was performed upon
Mrs. J. M. Ferguson , yesterday , without
affording much relief. Mr. Ferguson is
down from his claim taking care of his
wife during her illness.
Please remember that I am giving
splendid bargains in harness goods , and
now is the time to purchase.
9-2ts. W. W. PAUIER.
The family of contractor J. F. Col
lins received another addition , yesterday.
Money to loan , 3 or 5 years time.
J. D. Turner. McCook , Neb.
RESIDENCE FOR SALE.
I am offering my residence on Madi
son street for salo. J. B. MESERVE.
OHENERY & ANDERSON.
OPPOSITE THE FiRST NATIONAL BANK.
A - IFULL - ILINE - : - OF
II 9 .1 Hi
TOILET ARTICLES , STATIONERY , ETC.
Pure Wines and Liquors
FOR MEDICINAL USE ONLY.