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VOLUME IX. McCOOK , RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY EVENING , MAY 1,1891. NUMBER 49.
wishes to announce that his stock of
are now on the shelves. He does not claim to have the
biggest stock on earth , nor does he promise
what is impossible in prices. But in
of all kinds , he carries a complete and well-selected stock ,
and , the quality of goods considered ,
I also cany a full and fresh stock of
and in this department also I will
Meet All Competition !
rive a call and get my prices.J
OUR STOCK OF
IS NOW COMPLETE ,
And we are prepared to show
-In the city ai
Prices That Can't Be Beat.
-A full line of-
Mixed Paints , Varnishes ,
. , : Brushes , Alabastine , Etc
L. w. MCDONNELL & oo. ,
TTTwT'F ! T * A T = 3T .
GOING EAST CENTRAL TIUK LKAVE8.
No.2 , through passenger , 5:50 , A. M
No. 4 , local passenger , 5:40. P. M
No.78. way freight 1025 , A. M
tar'Way freight No.180 arrives from west at
4:15. P.M. , mountain time.
GOING WK8T MOI7NTAIN TIME LEAVES.
No. 1. through passenger , 10:40 , A. M
No. 5 , local passenger. 9:30 , P. M
P Way freight No. 73 arrives from the east
at 5:20 , P. M. . central time. Departs at 4:45.
P. M. Stops at Stratton. Benkleman. Halpler.
03f No. 137 , Beverly accommodation , leaves
nt 5:15. A.M. Returned , arrives at 9:15 A.M.
Runs only 011 Mondays. Wednesdays and Fri
days. A. CAMPBELL , Supt.
J. HULANISKI. Agent.
Grand Lodge , A. 0. U. W. , Grand Island ,
Neb. , May 12th. to 13th. Tickets on sale
May 9th to 13th , inclusive.
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. HULANISKI.
WE "PASS KOBODY.
Conductor Frank Kendlen visited his par
ents at Arapahoe , Sunday.
Emil Swanson , section foreman here , has
been transferred to Minden.
The fare for a round trip over the Pike's
Peak Railroad has been fixed at S5.
Supt. Campbell left , Sunday morning , for
Chicago on important railroad business.
a house from S. H. Colvin on the
monthly installment plan and save money.
Conductor Jack Curran had charge of the
special McCook to Denver , Tuesday after
Engine 219 is out of the shops , this week ,
and will go directly to the Lyons Branch
Engineer Sol. Brace and family of Oxford
are visiting at their former home in Elwood ,
Engineer S. Munson severed his con
nection with the Great and only Burlington
Route , April 30th.
Tom Wilkinson is in the city , this week
assisting on the pay roll work in the Super
Engineer B. H. Douglass is pulling pass
enger between Red Cloud and Oxford , for a
few days , with engine 229.
Engineer Finch , at Denver , is resting fif
teen days , by special request , for breaking
up some cars at Irondale.
No. 4 , Tuesday , had a tourist sleeper with
twenty-one passengers destined for Chicago
from Pacific Coast points.
Engineer J. V. O'Connell has been laid up
for several days with the prevailing disease ,
la grippe , but is out again.
W. H. Craig , fireman , went to Hastings ,
this week , in search of an ice cream suit to
wear when he goes calling.
The special train of Jay Gould's , made the
run from Council Bluffs to Chicago , 492 >
miles , in exactly ten hours.
Engine 76 went out on construction , this
week , and will help in laying 15 miles of new
iteel on Mascot Hill and vicinity.
Engine 209 broke a side rod pin , this week ,
and the way the steel side rod was twisted
up was a caution. No one hurt.
Word reaches us from Alliance that Mr.
and Mrs. Fred. Harris are the fond parents
of a bouncing twelve-pound girl.
W. Pennington , representing the Galena
Oil Co. , of Franklin , Pa. , was a visitor at
McCook headquarters , this week.
W. J. Keenan , of the C. , B. & N. traffic de
partment , spent Wednesday night in the
city visiting his sister , Mrs. C. M. Noble.
Engineer C. A. Dixon brought his engine
: o McCook , for repairs , and made a short
visit to Plattsmouth while the engine was
[ aid in.
Engineer John Mullen attended a meeting
of the Burlington Voluntary Relief Depart
ment Advisory Committee held in Chicago
Alfred Magers a C. , B. & Q. baggageman ,
has been arrested and plead guilty of rifling
packages committed to his charge which
contained money and jewelry.
A lively rate war is expected daily between
; he S. F. and D. &R. G. on Colorado South
Park and Denver business , and of long dur
ation such as spoken of in Denver.
Chief Dispatcher on the D. , O. & P. visited
McCook , forepart of past week , and was
greatly astonished at the general appearance
of the only town between the River and the
M. J. Mann and wife of Woodville , N. H. ,
are the guests of Engineer and Mrs. San-
born. Mr. Mann is a passenger conductor
and a brother of Hon. E. F. Mann , superin
tendent Concord & Montreal railroad.
No. 13 being late , Tuesday , the Kansas
City and St. Louis cars were token through
special. The train consisted of 3 cars and
Engineer Burnett with 212 pulled the train
from Oxford to Denver in the fast time of
7 hours , the distance being SOO miles.
E.S.Wetzel.audilor and route agtfor Wells
Fargo Express Company , has been transfer
red to Lincoln from McCook , where he will
have charge of all messengers on the main
line from Hastings east. Mr. Wetzel will
be succeeded by Mr. Dawson from the
Broken Bow line.
PEOPLE YOU KNOW.
Citizens and Visitors Briefly
Mentioned. We Have Had
Our Eye on You.
"I Know Not What the Truth May Bo ,
I Tell it as Twas Told to Me. "
Banner Harvey of Orleans was a business
visitor , Wednesday.
Miss Ada Myers returned to her Beatrice
home , Tuesday morning.
J. M. Hutchms went in to the metropolis ,
Monday night , on business.
Eev. G. W. Taylor was up from Indianola ,
Monday , on church matters.
T. J. Floyd of the Trenton Itegister was
down on land business , Monday.
Attorney Starr was up from the town of
bilious hue , Wednesday , on business of the
L. A. Hurlburt and family arrived home
from their visit to Fairbury , this state , Wed
Rev. Suess and daughter Miss Louise weie
city visitors , Tuesday , leaving for Herudon ,
Prof. Valentine of the city schools indulg
ed in a pilgrimage to the seat of county af
fairs , Monday afternoon.
President Hocknell of the First National
went into Chicago , last Friday evening , to be
absent a week on business.
J. E. Kelley went over to Phillipsburg ,
Kansas , yesterday morning , on some busi-
less. He will be back Sunday.
A. G. Dole , the silver-tongued reformer of
ndianola , and his daughter , were among the
guests of the commercial centre , Monday.
Mrs. A. McG. Eobb , who has been the
guest of her sister , Mrs. L. B. Stiles , since
Tuesday , departed for Omaha , this evening.
Commissioner Hodgkin and Doctor Hath-
orn and Banker Frost and family enjoyed
he hospitality of the metropolis , Wednesday.
Squire Fisher and Doc Doty were down
rom the Falls , Monday , on a general trading
xpedition. They left for Wauneta , Tues-
Dr. B. B. Davis was summoned to Arapahoe -
hoe , Tuesday evening , by K. J. Finch , whose
son is seriously ill with an attack of malig
John H. Powers of Culbertsou , the mild-
mannered old gentleman who headed the in
dependent ticket , last fall , and president of
the Nebraska Alliance , was a city visitor ,
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Garrard have the pro
found sympathy of all in the death of their
little child , Wednesday. Eev. Mather con
ducted the funeral services at the residence
on upper Main Avenue at 10 o'clock , this
Secretary of State Allen has appointed
Miss Gertrude H. Laws , daughter of ex-Con
gressman Laws , to fill the clerkship which
will be vacated May 1st by the promotion of
Charles C. CaldweJl to the deputy secretary
ship. Lincoln Journal.
Mrl and Mrs. W. D. Paine and Mr. and
Mrs. C. W. Paine and family , who have been
iving in Elgin , 111. , for a number of months
> ast , returned to McCook , Tuesday , receiv-
ng a very warm welcome from their many
friends in this city.
Capt. Thos. Fitzgerald , wife and brother-
n-law , have been spending part of the week
n the city on their way home to Marine City ,
Michigan , from visiting in California. The
captain is an asthmatic and finds this a more
helpful climate than that of California.
John F. Majors came in from Cheyenne ,
Wyo. , Sunday evening , and has been spend-
ng the week with the family here. He has
) een transferred to Minnesota for special
work and his headquarters will be in Duluth ,
, he great grain port on the lake. He left for
his new location yesterday.
CONGREGATIONAL Services at the usual
hours , morning and evening , Eev. Taylor
conducting. # *
TEACHERS' EXAMINATION I will con
duct an examination for teachers at the brick
school house in McCoofc on Saturday morn
ing , May 9th , at the hour of 9'oclock.
ELIZA G. NETTLETON , County Supt
The Benevolent Society of McCook will
meet at the home of Mrs. G. A. Noren.Tues-
day , May 5th , at 2:30 P. M. Every member
is requested to be present.
M. E. BATTERSHALL , Secretary.
Hocknell Hose Co. No. 1 will meet in the
city Hall , Saturday evening. May 2d , at 8
o'clock , for the purpose of reorganizing for
the summer and to take in new members.
J. H. DWTER , Foreman.
LECTURE A lecture for the benefit of the
congregation will be delivered in the Luth
eran church on Friday evening , May 8th , by
Rev. B. F. Crouse of David City , Nebraska.
Rev. Crouse has quite a reputation both as a
preacher and lecturer and we can assure all
who may bear him of a rich and rare intel
lectual treat The nominal sum of ten cents
admission will be charged. E. J.-HALL.
QUARTERLY MEETING Services will be
iield in the Methodist Episcopal church on
Sunday , May 3d. Preaching in the morning
at 11 o'clock , central time , after which the
Eloly Communion will be administered.
Lovefeast in the afternoon at 3 o'clock , and
preaching in the evening , at 8 o'clock , by
he presiding elder. All are very cordially
McCOOK , NEBRASKA.
Satines , Lawns , Challies , , Embroidered
Flouneings in Black , White and Col
ors , Fine Ginghams , also all the latest
shades in Broadcloths , Albatross and
BRUSSELS , Velvet , Body , Tapestry.
INGRAIN , Two and Three Ply. Drug
gets , Rugs , Door Mats , Portieres , Luce
Curtains , Etc.
Don't forget that the place to get the
latest styles and finest work in this
line is at
attention given mail orders.
The Largest and Finest Stock !
Wishes to call public attention to the important fact that
his stock of Spring and Summer goods now in is the largest ,
finest and best assortment to be found in McCook. He guar
antees a fit and his prices are most reasonable. Opposite
Frees & Hocknell Lumber Yard.
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