0 JVliffinerg Opening
J Friday , March 25th , '
S. W. LOWMAN
J. F. GANSCHOW ,
THE OLD RELIABLE
SHOE DEALER m
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Carries the Largest and Finest
gSj ! stock of seasonable goods in the
Boot and Shoe line to be found in
McCOOK , NEBRASKA.
F. D. BUKGESS ,
McCOOK , NEBR.
Iron , Lead , and Sewer Pipe , Brass
Goods , Pumps , and Boiler Trimmings.
Agent for Halliday , Waupun , Eclipse
f Windmills. Basementof the Meeker-
m Phillips building.
0. L EVERIST & CO. ,
PROPRIETORS OF THE
McCook Transfer Line
BUS , BAGGAGE AND EXPRESS.
furniture van in the
city. Leave orders for bus calls
at Commercial hotel or at office
opposite the depot. Satisfaction
Chase Co.'Land and Live Stock Oa.
Horses branded on left hip or left shouldei
P. O. address Imperial
Chnsecounty , and Beat
krice. Nebraska. Kazpo ,
jStlakinp Water and the
! Frenchman crooks. In
j'Cbnse county. Nebraska.
1 lirnnd aa cut on sldoof
! poraeanimals.on hip and
.Bides . of some , or any
where on the animal
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Pratt s Poultry Food.
International Poultry Food.
Jett's Chicken Cholera Cure.
Ground Oyster Shells.
Mica Crystal Grit.
To Portland , Ore. , without change of
cars. Through tourist sleeping cars , in
charge of special excursion managers and
accompanied by uniformed Pullman porters
ters , leave Kansas City every Thursday
morning for Portland , Ore.
They run over the Burlington Route to
Denver , D. & R. G. Ry. ( Scenic Line ) to
Ogden , Oregon Short Line and O. R. &
N. Co. to destination. A lay-over of ten
hours is made at Salt Lake City , giving
passengers all opportunity to become ac
quainted with one of the most beautiful
and interesting cities in the world.
Travelers destined to Portland or any
other Pacific northwest point should join
these weeklj' excursions. This they can
do at any point at which trains stop.
There is no cheaper or more comfortable
way to make the trip. The cars have all
the conveniences of palace sleeping cars ,
lacking only their elaborate finish. Second
end class tickets are accepted. Berth-
rate , Kansas City to Portland , $5.
For tickets and full information call at
nearest Burlington Route ticket office or
write to J. Francis , G. P. A. , Omaha , Neb.
Children and adults tortured by burns ,
scalds , injuries , eczema , or skin diseases
may secure instant relief by using De
Witt's Witch Hazel Salve. It is the
great pile remedy. A. McMillen.
MARBLE OR GRANITE MONUMENTS
All Kinds , Sizes and Prices.
T T T
A. G. DOLE , Agent. McCook , Neb.
ALSO MUTUAL INSURANCE . . .
fcARM , STOCK. AND MERCANTILE
In the German 'Mutual , Omaha ; Mercantile Mu
tual , Lincoln ; Farmers Mutual , Lincoln.
Burlington | Bullion
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LINCOLN , DENVER ,
OMAHA , HELENA ,
CHICAGO. BUTTE ,
ST. JOSEPH. PORTLAND.
KANSAS CITY , SALT LAKE CITY ,
ST. LOUIS AND ALL SAN FRANCISCO ,
POINTS EAST AND AND ALL POINTS
TRAINS LEAVE AS FOLLOWS :
No. 2. Vcstibuled Express , daily ,
Lincoln , Omaha , St. Joe ,
Kansas City , St. LouisChi-
caeo , and all points south
' and east. . . . . 6:00 : A. M.
No. 4. Local Express , daily , Hast
ings 3:20 P.M.
No. 6. Chicaco Flyer 5:22 p. M.
No.i48. Freight , daily , ex. Sunday ,
Hastings and intermediate
stations 5:0 : ° AM -
No. 76. Freight , daily , Oxford , Hoi-
drepe , Hastings < . . . . 6:45A.M.
No. 80. Freightdaily , Hastings and
intermediate stations 7:27 A. M.
No. 64. Freight , daily , Oxford , Red
Cloud , St. Joe , Kansas City 4:00 A. M.
No. 5. Local Express , daily , ar
rives at 8:40 P. M ,
No. I. Denver Flyer 6:32 A. M
No. 3. Vestibuled Express , daily ,
Denver and all points in
Colo.Utah and California , 11:40 P.M
No.i49. Freight , daily , ex. Sunday ,
Akron and intermediate sta
tions 6:00 : A. M
No. 77. Freight , daily.Stratton.Ben-
kelman , HaiglcrVray and
Akron 1:30 P. M
No. 63. Freight , daily.Stratton.Ben-
kehnan , Haigler , Wray and
Akron 4520 P. M
No.i75. Accommodation , Mondays ,
Wednesdays and Fridays ,
Imperial and intermediate
stations 7:00 A. M
Sleeping , dining and reclining chair cars
( seats free ) on through trains. Tickets sold
and baggage checked to any point in the
United States or Canada.
For information , time tables , maps and
tickets , call on or write A.P.Thomson , Agent
McCook , Nebraska , or J. Francis , General
Passenger Agent , Omaha. Nebraska.
RAILROAD NEWS ITEMS.
Iv. E. Cann was a visitor to Denver ,
Adolph Mangless and wife visited In-
dianola friends over Sunday.
Mrs. T. A. Erb was down from Akron ,
Thursday , doing some shopping.
Engineer and Mrs. Fred W. Boswortt
were down from Denver , yesterday.
L. S. Watson and bride went to house
keeping in the cozy Lindsay house , Mon
Auditor W. P. Foreman was at head
quarters , Tuesday , on business of his de
E. Hansen has been laid up with a
seriously ulcerated tooth. An attack ol
blood poisoning was feared at one time ,
but he is now getting on all right.
The Denver yard engine was taker
out of the shops here , Thursday , ancJ
limbered up preparatory to returning hei
to Denver. She has been overhauled
C E. McManigal came down from
Roggen , Colo. , Monday evening , on No.
6 , and is staying here a few days before
leaving to take a position as night agenl
at one of the small stations down the
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Harris has been very seriously ill ,
this week , with an attack of pneumonia ,
and its life was despaired of for a while ,
It is better and its recovery is now looked
for if nothing unexpected happens.
A decision of the district court foi
Phelps county in the case of George Kel
log , of Bertrand , against the B. & M ,
railroad , has been affirmed by the su
preme court , giving Mr. Kellog a judg
ment for $9,000 , which with interest will
amount to $11,000. Mr. Kellog was in
jured while acting in the capacity of sta
tion agent at that place in 1892.
Freight train No. 148 broke in twc
near Cambridge , last Saturday morning
and the sections came together just a :
the freight was heading into the side
track at that station. The result was
the derailing of some cars and othei
minor damage , which delayed No. i foi
about an hour. Conductor M. O. Me
Clure was in charge of the train.
No. i was an hour late in leaving here
last Saturday , but had made up the losl
time when the train arrived at Corona ,
No. x's time is already very swift , and tc
make up an hour in less thun two hun
dred miles is a mechanical feat of nc
mean proportions , and is a monument tc
the excellent condition of the motive
power of this division , the nerve and
skill of the engineer , the solidity of the
road bed and the pride of the manage
ment in having No. i in Denver on time.
The Kitnball pianos are high grade
and reasonable in price.
A Superior Through Sleeping : Car
Line Between St. Louis
Commencing December 26th the Louis
ville Air Line has established the great
Through Sleeping Car Route to Florida.
Through sleeping cars arranged to leave
St. Louis 9:15 p. m. daily , passing Louis
ville 7 a. m. , Lexington 10:55 am.i
reaching Chattanooga 5:55 : p. m. , Atlanta
10:40 p. m. and Jacksonville 8:40 : a. m.
( second morning. ) Stop-overs allowed.
This route is through large cities and in
teresting country , and , while a new
through sleeping car route , is over most
superior and well-established lines oi
railway. The schedules are fast and
The line also affords passengers foi
Florida trip via Asheville , N. C. , the
greatest American all-year-round resort.
Correspondence solicited and informa
tion promptly furnished. R. A. CAMP-
BELl0Gen'lPas'ug'r Agent , St.Louis , Mo.
This is also the best line to points in
Kentucky , Tennessee , Georgia , and
and South Carolina.
[ OFFICIAL HY AUTHORITY. I
McCook , Neb. , March 15,1898.
Donrd of county commissioners , met pursu
ant to adjournment. Present , Stephen Holies ,
Jas. A. Kobinson and Henry Crabtree , com
missioners , 1 ! . W. Keyes , county attorney , and
K. A. Green , county clerk. Minutes of last
meeting read and approved.
( Jn motion C. A. I3ede was appointed over
seer of road district No. I , to Till vacancy.
The following official bond was examined
and on motion approved : John K. Harry ,
overseer road district No. 2.
Annual settlement of the following over
seers of highways examined and approved
and clerk directed to issue certificates on road
districts in payment thereof as follows : Geo.
Fowler , overseer district No. 16 , certificate
No. 105 , $13 57. John M. Ford , overseer Dist.
No. 14 , certificate No. 106 , $15.74.
It appearing to the board from the petition
of Robert Stewart et al. and upon examina
tion the board finds that the public good re
quires it , on motion the following road is es
tablished : Commencing at southwest corner
of section twenty-six (26) ( ) , Town , two (2) ( ) ,
range twenty-eight (28) ( ) , running thence east
on section line three (3) ( ) miles to the south
west cornerof section twenty-nine (29)Town ( ) ,
two (2) ( ) , range twenty-seven (27) ( ) and termi
nating thereat : the same is hereby declared a
public road and clerk directed to notify over
seers of highway to open said road and also
notify o\vners of land along said road to file
claims for damages caused by reason of the
location of said road on or before noon of the
2ist day of May , 1898 , or no further reference
will be made thereto.
The following claims were audited and al
lowed and clerk directed to draw warrants on
county general fund , levy of 1897 , as follows :
C. L. Miller , lunch for jury $ i 20
McCook Electric Light Co. , light , Nov.
1897 to March 1898 25 40
Harriett Lumber Co. , coal 17 08
K. A. Green , county clerk , postage and
supplies for county officers 22 95
J. Menard , mdse 24 80
H. F. Fade , coffin for pauper 25 oo
Jas. Carmichael , services as commis'n'r. 10 50
Henry Crabtree , same n 80
Stephen Holies , same 23 40
Jas. A. Robinson , same 12 20
G. C. Boatman , C. D. C. , supreme court
costs , "State vs. Lorenz" 40 95
And on county road fund , levy of 1897 , as
J.Menardcash road receipts refunded. $7 05
And on county bridge fund , levy of 1897 , as
George Younger , bridge work $15 oo
Ed. Ervin , same 2 oo
B. F. Tate , same 3 oo
Jas. A. Robinson , same 18 oo
Henry Crabtree , same 12 15
On motion board adjourned to meet April
nth , 1898.
Attest : K. A. GREEN , County Clerk.
NOTICE TO LAND OWNERS.
ROAD NO. 325.
To Equitable Land Co. , L.J.Holland , Mary
Jane Williams , William D.Ryder , A.N. Wiley ,
Trustee , Alexander Brown , George Hocknell ,
and George E. Craig , and to all whom it may-
concern : The Board ot county commissioners
have established and ordered opened a road
commencing at southwest corner of section
twenty-six (26) ( ) in Bondville precinct , Red
Willow CountyNebraska , running thence east
on section line three (3) ( ) miles and terminating
at southwest corner of section twenty-nine (29) ( )
in Missouri Ridge precinct , and all objections
thereto or claims for damages must be filed
in the county clerk's office on or before noon
of the 2ist day of May A.D. 1898 , or said road
will be established without reference thereto.
3-18-41 R. A. GREEN , County Clerk.
McDonnell , Druggist.
Praft's Stock Food.
International Stock Food.
Flint's Condition Powders.
Uncle Sam's Condition Powders.
Cody's Condition Powders.
Steketee's Condition Powders.
Black Draught for Stock.
Steketee's Hog Cholera.
International Worm Powders.
Corrected Friday morning.
Corn $ .16
Potatoes 65 @ .75
f Chickens and Stock f
Lee's Lice Killer.
Challie Lice Killer.
The Setting Hen's Friend.
L. W. McCONNELL & , CO.
c SgJ&c3fflkj3i jjfer
A False Report.
The announcement that A. A. Phil-
lippi's fine new farm house was burned ,
Monday afternoon , doubtless arose from
the fact that a prairie fire burned in that
neighborhood at that time. We are
pleased to state that the report is fortu
EGGS FOR SALE.
S. C. Brown Leghorn eggs at 25 centsa
dozen after March i. M. C. MAXWEU , .
New Dress Goods ,
New Laces ,
New Line of Men's ' Clothing ,
New Line of Nets and Gaps if
In Fact , Nice New Goods for Every De
Make your Purchases for Springj j |
now , while the assort- s
EUgj meut is complete. JSN
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AT THE . . .
C. L. DeGROFF < fc CO.
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Authorized Capital , $100,000.
Capital and Surplus , $60,000 I
GEO. HOCKNELL , President. B. M. FREES , V. Pros.
W. F. LAWSON , Cashier. F. A. PENNELL , Ass't Cash. 3
A. CAMPBELL , Director. FRANK HARRIS , Director. \
V. FRANKLIN , PRESIDENT. A. C. EBERT. CASHIER.
* CI TIZ ENS BANK I
4E OF McCOOK , NEB.
Paid Up Capital , § 50,000. Surplus , § 5.000 ! j >
/ . FRANKLIN , W.F.McFARLAND , A. C. EBERT ,
H. T. CHURCH , OSCAR CALLIHAN , C. H. WILLARD.
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