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VOLUME IX. MeCOOK/RED WILLOW COUNTY , NEBRASKA , FRIDAY EVENING , APRIL 3,1891. NUMBER 43.
BY PRICES AT
AT - : - ACTUAL - : - COST !
The following are some of the prices :
10 dozen of MISSES' TOBOGGANS at 25c. Worth 75c.
10 dozen of MISSES TOBOGGANS at50c. Worth $1.25.
10 doz. suits MEN'S UNDERWEAR at $2.50. Cheap at $5.
10 doz. suits MEN'S UNDERWEAR at $1. Cheap at $2.
LADIES' UNDERWEAR at ONE-HALF regular price.
Ladies' , Misses' , Children's and Men's Shoes
ATT BEDROCK !
Notwithstanding that shoes have advanced 20 per cent.
We will make this absolutely
in McCook and vicinity. We have a full stock of
to select from AS LOW AS THE LOWEST. Give
us a trial and be convinced that
We are THE CHEAPEST DEALER in the City.
YOTJES ANXIOUS TO PLEASE ,
SASH , DOORS , BLINDS , CEMENT , LIME ,
Also Hard and Soft Coal.
H. KAPKE , The Leader ,
PRI0ES AND 112 STYLISH WORK ,
Calls attention to the fact that he has just received an
other shipment of the latest and most stylish fall goods , and
that he is prepared to make them up in the most stylish mode
and at the lowest figures. Call and see for yourself.
EEDS for your Garden. PLANTS for your Lawn.
1 WHERE to get the best Seeds and fresh ones ? WHERE
to get the new Plants and good ones ? This must be decided. Which
of the new and famous are worthy , and which of the old are better , you
should know. We print an Illustrated Catalogue with Photo-Engravings ,
Colored Plates , and REASONABLE descriptions. As to its completeness ,
we say IT TBIiIiS THE WHOLE STOBY , for the GARDEN , LAWtf
and FARM. Free. We offer three collections of TiLUE. In SEEDS , S3 kinds for $1-00 ;
PLAITS , 9 prat Specialties , $1.00 ; FLOWER SEEDS , 20 best for 60 cts. ; the three for 82.25.
iHAN'S SEED STORE. 88 State St. . Box 688. CHICAGO.
WM. M , ANDERSON
WCook , ' Neb
OOINQ EAST CENTHAL TIME LKAVE8.
No.2 , through passenger , 5:50 : , A. M.
No. 4. local passenger , 5:40. P.M.
No. 78. way freight 10:25. : A.M.
B # Way freight No.KJO arrives from west at
4:15. P.M. . mountain time.
GOING WEST MOUNTAIN TIME LEAVES.
No. 1 , through passenger , 10:40 , A.M.
No. 5. local passenger. 0:30 , P. M.
EB Way freight No. 73 arrives from the east
at tii'M , P. M. , central time. Departs nt 4:45 ,
P. M. Stops at Stratton , Uenkloman , Halgler.
E3f No. 137 , Oeverly accommodation , leaves
at 5:15. A.M. Hoturned. arrives at 9:15.4. M.
Huns only on Mondays , Wednesdays and Fri
days. A. CAMPBELL , Supt.
J. HULANIBIU. Agent.
WE "PASS" NOBODY.
Jimmy Kendlen came up from Arapaho ,
Conductor Horace G. Terrill is visiting a
brother in Iowa.
Engine 1S is out of the shop and can pull
a mile of cars now.
Tom Wilkinson was in at headquarters ,
Monday , on railroad business.
Ex-Conductor Chapin is over from Good-
land , Kans. , on a visit to Ins family.
Engine 221 came out of the shop , Wednes
day , looking very bright with a new paint.
ESfBuy a house from S. H. Colvin on the
monthly instalment plan and save money.
Engineer Groesbeck has been sick for the
past month , but has got around to work this
Several conductors from the Cheyenne line
came up to McCook during the past week on
a visit ,
William and Robert Pinkerton , the great
detectives , went through on No. 2 , Thursday
R. L. Tinker , an old employ in the water
service , succeeds Dave Bryan as chief of that
Jitmnie Munsou , late of the office clerical
force , left for the Deadvvood country , Hun-
Will Craig , fireman , has returned to work
after a months' lay-oiF , caused by having a
Engine 159 has been laid in several days ,
account of defective cylinders and Heber is
John E. Kidd , late foreman of the water
service department on the Cheyenne line ,
was in McCook , Tuesday.
Fireman Ed. Farrell moved his family to
Orleans , this week. He will run on the
Sunflower line in the future.
Conductor H. H. Miller returned from
Kansas , Sunday , where he has been during
the week past bucking snow.
Jas. Kidd , formerly employed on the
Cheyenne line at Holyoke , has gone to work
in the supply department at McCook.
Peter Newcomb , ex-conductor on the lines
out of McCook , calls to see old land marks
and the sights generally in a lively town.
Mr. and Mrs. Archibald , parents of Jl. B. ,
left for Chicago , Saturday. Little Dollie ,
daughter of the master mechanic , accompan
The Burlington's passenger office will
soon be the finest in Denver. Extensive
chances in size and attractiveness are now
Conductor Birdsell is about again , having
discarded the harness his broken arm requir
ed. He goes east in a few days on a visit to
relatives and friends.
Norman Harvey , who for the past six
months has been clerking In the supply de
partment at Holyoke.has gone into the train
service on the Cheyenne line.
Among No. one's passengersSundaywere
five genuine Arabs in national costumes , be
ing on the boards for a two week's engage
ment in Denver's Eden Musee.
Jeffries Wyman , late Master Mechanic at
Alliance , has resigned his position at that
point and John Reardoa takes charge of the
locomotive and car department in his place.
Kock Island train No. 41 was snowbound
in eastern Kansas from Tuesday to Sunday ,
while Burlington parallel lines were moving
right alone. They ought to get a few point
ers from Train Master Kenyon.
FiremanBradyan employe on this division
previous to the late strike , was run over ,
Sunday , on the South Park division of the
U. P. , having his leg cut off and receiving
other injuries which caused his death. His
remains were taken to Burlington , Iowa , for
It is thought by a great many passengers
from Chicago and points were the la grippe
prevails so extensively that were Denver the
sunny clime of previous years at this season ,
railroad passenger equipment on trunk lines
would be overtaxed owing to the desire to
escape the dreaded disease.
Several large healthy railroad rumors have
been afloat the past week and have caused
not a little speculation among our people.
One is to the effect that three more passenger
crews are to establish headquarters at this
place ; one that the repair shops and some
other improvements at Red Cloud are to be
moved here , and a third , that the company
have decided to build the Oxford-Beaver
City cut-off at an early day. Just bow much
truth there are in the reports time alone can
tell. Oxford Standard.
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 May Be ,
I Tell it as 'Twos Told to Me. "
Rev. Taylor of Indianola was up on church
matters , Wednesday.
Treasurer Ilenton was up from ochre head
quarters , Monday on business.
Mr. Louis Lowman was at IndianolaMon-
day , on business before the district court.
Messrs. Wildman and Solomon of Culbert-
son chatted irrigation with us , yesterday.
President Shaw of the Bank of McCook
went into Lincoln'uesday niglit.on business.
Mr. Robinson , the irrigation man from
San Diego , Gal. , was a city visitor , Monday.
Judge Ashmore was up from the yellow
ochre city , Monday morning , on business
M. E. Knipple and family moved into the
Arbuckle residence on Madison Avenue ,
Miss Til lie Barnes was up from Indianula ,
Saturday , guest of her brother Charles of the
Mrs. W. C. Bullard came in from Omaha ,
Monday night , and is the guest of Mr. J. T.
Bullard and family.
C. M. Smith took his departure , Tuesday ,
on the flyer , for the land of the betting sun ,
perhaps the state of Washington.
MissAbbie LaBeau of Omaha , sister of
Mrs. W. C. Bullard , is here on a visit to Mr.
J. T. Billiard and family , arriving Monday.
G. E. Wallin , who has been here for a few
days on business , left for Oskaloosa , Iowa ,
where he is employed at the printing trade ,
Miss Josie Stevens retires from the head
of J. Albeit Wells' dressmaking department ,
to-morrow , and will return to Hastings. Miss
Mamie Mullen succeeds her.
Messrs. Berry and McConnell enjoyed a
short visit from Mr. L. A. Petefish of Vir
ginia , 111. , the early days of the week. Mr.
Petefish started homeward.Tuesday morning.
Now that spring has come one sees the
boys loading up with guns and ammunition
and going on a duck hunt , from which they
return tired , disgusted and about two ducks
Frank Allen was down on his farm , early
in the week. He reports the loss of an old
cow or two , and is fearful that the last heavy
snow fall will do further destruction among
the stock off his section generally.
T. J. Ruggles , who has been spending the
winter in Iowa , but who has been here the
past two weeks closing up his affair in Red
Willow county , leaves for Seattle , Washing
ton , soon to look up a location. His
family is still in Iowa.
Messrs. Smythe and Britton , formerly edi
tor and manager respectively of the Kearney
Enterprise , passed through for Denver , yes
terday on the noon flyer. These gentlemen
will shortly issue from that city a newspaper
specially designed to push forward the irri
gation interests of the west.
C. T. Brewer is back from Chicago , where
he accompanied a shipment of stock to mar
ket. He was unfortunate in striking stormy
weather and deep snows , and his stock were
pretty badly used up in transit bucking snow.
He had to repeat the unloading and loading
process eighteen different times.
A six-months' term of school closed , last
Friday , March 27th , in District No. 8 , with a
Whittier programme well carried out A
sketch of the "QuaKer Poet's" life was given
by the teacher , Miss Haddie Critser , and his
face was made familiar by a crayon portrait
on the board.
Such exercises lead to a better choice of
reading , and if there were several during a
term of six months it would be time well
To know and admire eminent Americans
is to make an important step toward finer
living. * * *
The snowflakes at Trenton , Tuesday , as
No. 5 pulled through , were something extra
ordinary in size , passengers thinking some
one was shoveling snow from the roof of
station until convinced by the same phenom
ena after leaving the station. One passenger
went back in the car and told his family , con
sisting of wife and ten children , that the
snowflakes were larger than stones , which
they of course believed , as they are expected
to believe anything could and did occur in
the wooly west
The Tribune Office ,
At Publishers' Prices.
LANK BOOK * . WAAL BLANKS
McCOOK , NEBRASKA.
attention given mail orders.