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L VOLUME IX. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY EVENING. APRIL 10.1891. NUMBER 46.
wishes to announce that his stock of
are now on the shelves. Ho does' not claim to have the
biggest stock on earth , nor does lie promise
what is impossible in prices. But in
DRY GOODS ,
of all kinds , he carries a complete and well-selected stock ,
and , the quality of goods considered ,
I also carry a full and fresh stock of
G CT K TT" ± JL S I 1
and in this department also I will
Meet All Competition !
ive a call and get my prices-
FOR THE NEXT THIRTY DAYS
I will offer my entire stock of
Staple Fancy Groceries
As low as anybody.
S. W. SELLERS ,
Babcock Building. McCook , Nebraska.
SASH , BOOKS , BLINDS , CEMENT , LIME ,
Also Hard and Soft Coal.
H. KAPKE , The Leader ,
PRI0ES AND ID STYLISH WORK ,
Calls attention to the fact that lie lias just received an
other shipment of the latest , most stylish spring goods , and
that he is prepared to make them np in the most stylish mode
and at the lowest figures. Call and see for yourself.
QOINQ EAST CENTRAL TIMK LEAVES.
No.2 , through passenger , 5:50 , A.M.
No. 4. localpuesenprcr , 5:40 , P.M.
No. 78. wny freight 10:25. A.M.
J3f Way freight No.130 arrives from west at
4:15 , P.M. . mountain time.
GOING WK8T MOUNTAIN TIME LEAVES.
No. 1 , through passenger , 10:40 : , A. M.
No.5 , local passenger , 0:30 , P. M.
JSB Way freight No. 73 arrivesfrom the east
at 5:20 , P. M. , central time. Departs at 4:45.
P. M. Stops at Stratton , Oenkluman , Hatgler.
J2y No. Ji7 ; , Beverly accommodation , leaves
at 5:15 , A. M. Returned , arrives at 0:15 A.M.
Huns only on Mondays , Wednesdays and Fri
days. A. CAMPBELL , Supt.
J. HULANISKT. Agent.
I. O. O. F. celebration , York , Neb. , April
27th. Tickets on sale April 24-27 , inclusive.
Annual Meeting Nebraska State Medical
Society , Lincoln , Neb. , May 12-14. Tickets
on sale May 9-14.
Passengers paying full fare going will be
returned at one-third rate on presentation of
certificate signed by the proper officer of the
meeting , on guarantee that there has been an
attendance of 100 or more who have paid full
fare on the going trip. J. HUL.ANISKI.
WE "PASS NOBODY.
Fireman \Vieblehouse is quite sick.
No. G5 is shopped for a general overhauling.
Phil Churchh'eld , late of the high line , now
1ms a run out of McCook.
Fireman L. D. Reynolds is doing the host
ler act , temporarily , at Akron.
Traveling Auditor E. O. Brandt was here
on company business , yesterday.
Sweeny Munson and family go up to Ilaig-
ler , tomorrow , on a shoit visit.
BgTBuy a house from S. H. Colvin on the
monthly instalment plan/and save money.
The boys were given their checks , yester
day , and the goose hangs correspondingly
John Fitzpattick , fireman , expects to start
on a pleasure trip to Silt Lake City , Utah ,
in a few days.
II. G. Ternll is back from his trip to Iowa ,
where he has visited a brother whom he had
not seen in years.
B. F. Wickersham , the handsome and
clever roadtnaster of Holyoke , was at head
quarters , Tuesday.
Engine 164 on train No. 74 , Sweeny Mun
son in charge , broke its train trunk , Monday ,
east of here. No damage.
Master Mechanic Archibald went out to
Denver , Wednesday , returning on the Golden
Gate special , this morning.
The second Golden Gate special went
through , this morning. It was a solid Pull
man train , similar to the first one.
It. B. Simmonds and C. T. Watson made
sad work among the mud-hens in the vicinity
of Cambridge , last Saturday. The boys
were loaded for duck , too.
Roadtnaster Rogers extended his jurisdic
tion of inspecting low joints and boss jerries
on the line vacated by C. A. Parsons for a
short time Akron to Denver.
L. M. May , who has held the position of
route agent on the B. & M. between Omaha
and this city since August , 1887 , died sudden
ly at his home in Falls City , Tuesday of last
\V. S. Perry , supt. bridges , made a tour of
inspection from McCook to Denver , Friday.
Alf. Williams , civil engineer , was also a pas
senger from McCook on same train , he hav
ing been caught in the shuffle during the late
The annual report of the C. , B. & Q. , was
given out , yesterday : Gross earnings , § 27-
725,966 ; operating expensesS17,53S,455 , taxes ,
§ 1,231,243 ; rentals , § 206,077 ; interest on bonds ,
§ 5,491,992 ; sinking funds , § 765,492 ; total ,
§ 25,193,261 ; leaving net earnings , § 2,532,704.
E. Budd , a workman employed at the Erie
railroad shops at Jersey City has invented a
locomotive which it is expected will make
over eighty miles an hour. The works are
similar to those of a ferry boat. An engine
is being constructed by the company , in fact
is almost completed and will be tested in a
few days. The wheels make three revolu
tions to one exhaust.
No. 1 leaving McCook at 12:10 , Friday ,
April 3d , made the fastest trip to Denver ever
made by any train , taking all draw backs in
to consideration. Engineer Bailey made the
run of 143 miles in 3 hours and 15 minutes ,
including 3 stops , which was an average of
44 miles per hour allowing 5 minutes for
each stop , which is a low average , the actual
time was 48 miles per hour. It is the best
run ever made by No. 1 between McCook and
Akron. Engineer Bartlett's run of 112 miles
in 2 hours and 45 minutes was also an extra
good one , considering the restriction to mak
ing up time on the first 24 miles where the
advantage is great owing to down grade.
Had he been allowed to make up time over
the entire division his average time , includ
ing one stop for water , would have been 2
hours and 30 minutes , or 4G > miles per hour
after deducting 5 minutes for a stop. A very
good average when contending witliC broken
springs on one side of engine. The actual
time ( all stops deducted and estimating 5
minutes for each stop ) was 255 miles at the
rate of 45 miles per hour. Taking into con
sideration the grade no better run was ever
made in the west by a regular passenger
train of 7 cars. Jimmie Burns and Brakeman -
man Keim held on to the rear end as con
ductor and 1st mate , respectively.
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.1
PEOPLE YOU KNOW.
Citizens and Visitors Briefly
Mentioned. We Have Had
Our Eye on You.
"I Know Not What the Truth Mny Be
I Tell it as Twas Told to Me. "
Samuel Strasser is in the city on business
Fred Hewitt , the civil engineer , was in the
city , this week.
C. A. VanPelt , formerly of the Bank of
McC/'ook. is in the city on a visit to friends.
Caleb CJother is down from the ranchhav
ing quite recovered from his recent severe
Mrs. W. E. Babcock and family of Cam
bridge are visiting in the city , guests of C. F.
II. P. Sutton arrived home , Monday , from
his Ainsworth visit. Mrs. Sutton is still at
Banker Harvey exhibited his ample pro
portions on the thorough fares of the ine-
; ropolis , election day.
Mrs. N. L. Cronkhitecame in on this noon's
flyer from Hastings , on a short visit to her
daughter. Mrs. J. H. Burns.
Mrs. W. C. Bullard and sister , Miss Abbie
LaBeau , left for Omaha , Monday , Mr. J. T.
Bullard accompanying them.
Mrs. J. H. Burns and family , who have
been visiting Mrs. Cronkhite at Hastings ,
arrived home the first of the week.
Miss Bertha Laflin , sister of Dell of the
Cash Bargain Store , left for Wymore , tins
morning , to be absent about two weeks.
Banker Dolan , Abstracter Mather , Clerk
Koper , and Sheriff McCool were among our
guests of note , Monday , from" ochre head
E. L. Chatljeld of Texarkana , Arkansas ,
spent the early days of the week in McCook
on business , visiting Cambridge also on a
.Representative Modie returned from Lin
coln , Saturday. Kepresentative Godard of
Frontier county also came to this point , from
which he drove over to his home.
Special Agent Majors was down from
Cheyenne , the early days of the week , visit
ing his family and friends in the city. H
went back to his duties on Wednesday.
Prof. C. M. Charles , principal of Culbert
son's public schools , who plays Pythias to
Joe Goggles' Damon with such consnicuou
success , was a visitor of metropolis.Saturday
Col. Bill Black of Blackwood sojourned
in the city , Monday , on his homeward way
from a visit to the state capital. Erstwhile
a rock-ribbed democrat , the Colonel is now a
H. B. Troxel of Beatrice has been here this
week , guest of his brother B. F. Troxel. He
invested in some farm land in this vicinity
besides buying E. E. Bank's calico colorec
pacer. Consideration § 350.
The County Teachers' Association
Will meet at Hartley on Saturday.April 2otb
10:00. : Devotional exercises.
10:15. L. H. Carnahan. Address.
10:30. : J. C. Moore , Methods and Morals.
10:45. Miss Ruth Bantbam , Superior Merits
11:15. J. H. Bayston , Paper.
11:30. E. J. Packer , Penmanship in Country
ADJOURNMENT UNTIL 1:15.
1:15. Opening1 exercises.
1:30. Business , Heading of Minutes , etc.
1:45. Supt. J. A. Smith. Paper.
2:15. Mrs. E. G. Nettleton , Suggestions to
3:10. Experience Meeting.
3:35. Query Box.
F. G. STILGEBOUKR , RACHE BERRY ,
Paper your house now and avoid the
spring rush. We can suit you in both
price and assortment.
L. W. McCoNNELL & Co.
Try a Home Nursery.
Having assumed charge of the
S. P. Heard Nursery Stock of
South McCook , I am prepared to
furnish you with all kinds of small
fruits , such as apples , plums , pears ,
cherries , gooseberries , currants ,
etc. "Will furnish two and three
year old apples at S and 10 cents
per tree. "Will also deliver and
plant the same at a reasonable
figure. No black heart and good
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sound stock guaranteed. Drop a
postal card or leave orders at THE
TRIBUNE office and prompt atten
tion will be given the same.
CWdren Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
McCOOK , NEBRASKA.
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