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ALLIANCE, BOX BUTTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA! FRIDAY JULY 11, 1902,
I We Want... I
YOUR TRADE. 2
Let us figure with vou
on your haying till.
Largest and most com
plete stock of GROCER
IES in Northwestern
Nebraska. Actually the
Lowest price and best
Quality. Your trade
solicited. Fresh baked
Roods always on hand.
Yours for fair dealing.
I Alliance Grocery Co
This Space Be
Clothing at cost, at the Fair Store.
Dr. Allen, dentist, opera house block.
Sheridan coal, Canon lump, nut and
Aker's coal W. JaSies. x t
Lockwood's arc selling fine leather and
velour upholstered rockers, cheap.
B. F. Lockwood has just received an
immense assortment of fine furniture.
See F. J. Brennan & Co's. new line of
wall paper. It will please the most fas
tidious. Call and see the new stock of wall paper
at F. J. Brennan & Co's. and get prices.
It will pay you.
Foil Sai.k. Two Durham bulls, all
red; ages, two and five years old.
Jas. Montague, Dunlap, Neb.
Huy your Hour and feed at the Hcm
ingford mill. Commercial club, high
patent flour SI. 10 a sack; 94 Patent,
SI, 00 a sack; everj' sack warranted.
Corn, 81.35 cwt., corn chops $1.40;
shorts, $1 -20; bran, SI. 00.
Blackheads, pimples, greasy faces
nnd muddy compactions, which are so
common among women, especially girls
at a certain age, destroying beauty,
disfiguring and making repulsive, fea
tures which would otherwise appear
attractive and refined, indicate that
the liver is out of order. An occassional
doso of Herbine will dense the bowels,
regulate the liver and so establish a
clear, healthy complectton. Fifty
cents at F. J. Brennan & Co.'s.
The Season's Greatest
Day for the &
&. 3. awsorOs. S
Head George Darling's ad on page 4.
Miss Anna Wills is again employed in
Mrs. B. S. Man in and daughter, Kath
crinc, are visiting at Indianola,
H. II. Bogue and Miss Van Boskirk
drove to Hcmingford Friday afternoon.
J. W. Richardson and family returned
Saturday from their visit at Normal, 111.
John Sauerwein, of Dorsey precinct,
was in town Monday with a load of pota
toes. H. C, Armstrong has been confined to
his bed with sickness all week and is still
unable to be out.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. V. Jones are recre
ating at Hot Springs for a few days. They
went there Sunday.
Jas. Fcagins returned Monday from
Creston, Iowa, where he disposed of 1,200
head of Texas cattle.
Claud Lester had the misfortune to have
his collar bone broken Saturday by a
horse falling on him.
Wm, King has his new bar fixtures in
position and they are probably the finest
in northwest Nebraska.
Sheriff Reed and wife and Mr. and Mrs.
E. Reed went to Hot Springs Wednesday
for a couple of days' visit.
Pictures beautify a home and make sur
roundings cheerful. George Darling has
the only nice line in the city.
Hon. W. R. Akers is attending the re
union at Bordeaux this week. Mr. Akers
was billed for an address there Tuesday.
The Catholic ladies society met with
Mrs. II. T. Carey Wednesday. The next
meeting will be at -the home of Mrs.
Miss Clare Harding returned this morn
ing from a week's visit at Lead, S. D.
Miss Bertha Hamilton assisted in the Fair
store during her absence.
The Reed Brothers will ship a car of
horses to Iowa next Monday and we under
stand it will be the best of the many cars
they have shipped from this county.
The First Presbyterian church services
will be held in Bell's hall Sunday at 1 1 a.
m. and 8 p. m.; evening topic, "The
First Petition of the Lord's Prayer."
General P. II. Barry was nominated for
congress by the democrats and populists at
Kearney yesterday. Gen. Barry is an old
veteran and a resident of Greeley county.
E. M. Martin has purchased the in
terest of his partner, Lcroy Safford, in
the dray business. Mr Safford will make
a trip overeland to Colorado in the hope
that his health may improve.
Mrs. W. G. Simonson returned Sunday
from her extended visit in Illinois. Mrs.
Simonson was accompanied home by her
aunt, and cousin, Mrs. Eaton and Mrs.
Highland who will make her a visit.
The Seventh Day Adventists will hold
a camp meeting at Crawford July 15 to 22.
Meals and provisions can be had on the
grounds; there will also be tents for rent
and pasture for horses can be had close by.
E. S. McWhinney came in from Lincoln
Saturday to attend to some business mat
ters connected with his building which has
just been completed for the use of a bowl
ing alley by W. S. Ridgell. He returned
the same day.
Theron Batten arrived Saturday from
Chicago to hold down a chair in Mounts
tonsorial parlor. Theron was a former res
ident of Alliance but he has been working
at his trade in the "windy city" for the last
Miss Grace Wheeler returned from
Bradshaw Monday and has accepted a
position in the jewelry store of W. O.
Barnes until school begins. Miss Wheeler
will attend to the bookkeeping of the
several lodges for which Mr. Barnes is
A. Hedgecock was down from Nonpareil
precinct Tuesday. Mr. Hedgecock resided
in these parts till he purchased the Henry
Broich place last spring. His crops are
looking splendidly. Mr. Hedgecock made
the Herald a call and became a subscriber
to the official paper.
The supreme court has just decided the
case of E. D. Haines & Co. vs. Banks
Stewart, against Mr. Stewart. This is the
suit wherein W. G. Simonson, as attorney
for Haines & Co., attached the old post
office building which was claimed by Stew
art to have previously been sold to George
Thorpe. The court holds the sale to have
been in fraud.
S. M. Smyser returned from Kearney
this morning where he represented Box
Butte county at the congressional conven
tion. He says that Judge Sullivan, of
Custer county, was nominated in both the
democratic and pohulist conventions, but
that he declined to accept the nomination.
Some of the democrats voted for Smyser
and Harrington, of North Platte, but it
was conceded by all that the populists
were entitled to the office.
ANOTiiiiit niicr-vr ki'.m'iii.irax.
Ucglstcr of the Land Office Harrington
Is to lietulu Ills Job,
A republican, nnd as good a man as in
habits Box Butte county, barring his de
votion to an arrogant, imperialistic and
monarchial political party a staunch
friend and patron of the Herald, mind
you has said that he is making a nolo,
keeping an account, of every mention by
the Herald of a decent republican, with
the foolish idea that after awhilo we will
have them all enumerated under the head
of "decent republicans." Well, this article
concerns another political follower of
Roosevelt and Hanna who richly merits
the distinction of being classified among
"decent republicans." And they are none
too numerous in this neck o' the woods, or
elsewhere. This time the man the
Herald has singled out for the distinction
is F. M. Dorrington. Some folks prefix
the name with the word "captain," and
others with "honorable" but the Herald
will call him plain "Mr." Dorrington.
Nothing of public interest has happened
in a long time that pleased the Herald so
immensely as the announcement that the
combined efforts of a number of would-be
"silk-stocking" gentry to retire F. M,
Dorrington from his position as register of
the Alliance land office and install in his
stead a man whose character from any
standpoint he may be considered cannot
approach the present incumbent of that
office. In a letter under dale of June 30,
1902, Secretary of the Interior Hitchcock
notified Senator Millard that the president
had instructed him to say that the appoint
ment of J. R. VanBoskirk would not be
made, but that in vtew of the splendid re
cord of Mr. Dorrington, as shown by the
official reports he will be retained in his
present position. Had one of the Oregon's
big explosive shells fallen in their midst it
could not have caused more consternation
in the camp of the "silk stockings" than
did this announcement it fairly took their
breath away. But the Hkrai.d, has not
a tear to shed nor a simgle word of sym
pathy to express for the ridiculous position
in which they find themselves. It would
like to pat the rough rider on the back,
though, just once; and when he shows
himself in Alliance this fall perhaps the
Herald will doit.
After all, the termination of the struggle
for supremacy in connection with the Alli
ance land office is only another proof that
"murder will out," so to speak. F. M. Dor
rington has been a veritable watchdog in
the interests of the government in this land
district; and while every boni fide settler
has found in him a friend and advisor, he
has proven himself capable to protect the
government against many frauds. For in
stance, the action of this land office rela
tive to the wholesale encumbering of our
public domain with reservoir filings pre
vented much litigation and saved hundreds
of dollars to the people of this dirtrict. In
fact, the record made during Mr. Dorring
ton's entire administration of the affairs of
the Alliance land office must have given
him a splendid standing at Washington,
and doubtless inspired the president to
reappoint him. The Herald does not
agree with Mr. Dorrington, politically
and it is proud of the fact but it does
know, and is not afraid to say what it
knows that he is oneof the ablest and
most efficient land officers in Nebraska.
A man who has been a homesteader, knows
his trials and tribulations and made his
final proof upon the land. He knows a
settler's wants and knows how to assist him,
and does do it. A lawyer of ability, a
genial friend, a much respected citizen
and a pioneer of Nebraska.
President Roosevelt, the interior depart
ment and Senators Millard and Deitrich
arc to be ccngratulatcd upon the happy
termination of the registership of this of
fice. And here are the Herald's congratu
lations, gentlemen. For once in your lives
if you never do it again you've done
the square thing. How do you feel, Mr.
Mugwump? We are talking to you down
there in the opera house cellar. The laugh
is on you. and every little schoolboy in
town knows it. All the chicken-pie you'll
get out of this deal would not appease the
appetite of an English sparrow.
At Crawford, on the Fourth, the Alliance-Burlington
ball team again demon
strated their superiority over the Tenth
cavalry fellows, fairly wiping up the earth
with them. The decendants of Ham
hadn't a ghost of a show from start to finish
In the afternoon, the Alliance boys, weary
from the fatigue o'f the forenoon's work,
and perhaps a little overconfident, know
ing that they had only second-raters to
contend with, were defeated by the Ctaw
ford team badly defeated. They didn't
or couldn't play ball at all. But their
defeat is not charged up against them.
Their friends and admirers are still con
fident that under equally favorable circum
stances they can tcst any ball team, with
the exception, perhaps, of three," in the
state of Nebraska.
Rev. H. Schulz writes us that he will
hold German Lutheran services in the M,
E. church, Alliance, on Sunday, July 13,
at 1 o'clock p. m.
Dr. Allen, dentist, opera house block.
An I'Rty C.Iiiii'kc.
Difficulties over range are becoming ns
frequent in Box Butte county as pistol
practice parties used to be in New Mexico
over' irrigation. With the distinction that
there they were wont to kill, and hero they
only knock down and drag out. But the
methods of the New Mcxicoitos were prefer
able to those resorted to by the Box Butte
ites. Or perhaps wo ought to say New
Muxicans and Box Buttenns- it wouldn't
grate so harshly upon the cars of would
be over-nice folks. The latest range row
occurcd about twelve miles north of Alli
ance, nnd the participants were a young
man by the name of Clayton Worley nnd
Mrs. M, Hood. Worley is charged with
knocking Mrs. Hood oil her horse. Sheriff
Reed arrested Worley late Monday evening.
Tuesday morning he was arraigned beforu
County Judge Spacht, upon the charge of
assault and battery, who, upon motion of
consul for accused, postponed the hearing
until August 8. Tho Herald will refrain
from further comment until the facts in the
case nre known. It dislikes to lcleive that
Clayton Worley would so far forget him
self as to be guilty of such brutality and
cowardice. It's an ugly charge, to say
the least of it.
Attractive nnd Appropriate.
Among all the Fourth of July decorations
in tho city none were so attractive to us as
that of Marcus F rankle, proprietor of the
"Famous Clothing House." The front
windows of this establishment presented a
picturu that was not only unusually attract
ive, but acted as an inspiration to all lovers
of our country's history. In the north
window appeared a facsimile of Die original
copy of the Declaration of Independence,
draped in the national colors. In the same
window was a beautiful color picture of
that greatest of all great battles in the
world's history, Gettysburg. The south
window was but little less conspicuously
adorned. There were large paintings
showing prominent Union and Confederate
generals, mounted on their war horses as
they appeared during that memorable and
fratricidal struggle from 'fii to '65. Also
pictures of our principal battleships in
review. Mr. Franklo was the recipient
of frequent congratulations on account of
the taste and appropriateness displayed in
the decorations, and large crouds gathered
in front of the windows to admire them.
The idea of the display originated with
"Mf. Cogswell, the trimmer at the Famous.
An Atuiisiui; Hiituor.
The rumor that B. F. Lockwood it Co.
have a "car of groceries" at the depot is
quite amusing; but we will tell you what
we have got and that is a car of fine furni
ture. We will commence unloading Fri
day, so as to have it ready for pudlic in
Also, we have another car of furniture
to be shipped on the 17th of this month
and a half car coming between these ship
ments. This, with the stock on hand,
will make the largest stock of furniture
this side of Omaha. All these shipments
were bought before the rise and will en
able us to compete with eastern markets,
Remember that we carry everything in
the line of furniture from the cradle to
the grave B. F. Lockwood & Co.
Miss Letha, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
R. T. Watson, of this city, returned home
on the morning of the Fourth from St.
Johns, Michigan, where she has been at
tending school for the last year. Miss
Watson was graduated with the highest
honors from the St. Johns High School
June 19. She is a talented young lady and
until the last year was a pupil in the Alli
ance High school. Miss Watson was the
recipient of a large number of presents,
presented her by classmates and friends in
The young people of the LT. P. church
will give a "catchpenny" social at the
church next Wednesday evening, July iG,
A program consisting of music and recita
tions will be rendered and refreshments
served. An amusing feature of the even
ing will be a foot ball game. Remember
the date and don't fail to attend.
Miss Mae McDermott was graduated
from St. Mary's convent in Omaha June
27, and the Alliance people who witnessed
the graduation exercises describe them as
unusually interesting and express delight
with the manner in which Miss Mae car
ried out her part of the program. She re
turned to her home in this city Saturday
to remain a couple of months and will then
go away to study music.
In their effort to wrest the laurels from
the Alliance-Burlington base ball team,
last Sunday, the newly organized city ag
gregation made a lamentable failure. If
the wind has not been entirely taken out
of their sails, and they will practice daily
for a score of years, perhaps the new team
might interest the Burlington boys. But
even then it would be doubtful. The score
was sixteen to five.
John P. Elmore arrived from Marshall,
Mo., Tuesday morning and visited his
family till Wednesday night when he left
for Fenlon, Nevada, to resume railroad
Bargains In shoes, at the Fnir Store.
My rusidoncu property is for sale on
easy terms. D. K.Colvin.
Frank Shlinek, of Hcmingford, spont
Monday in tho "mngic city."
Smith P. Tuttlo spent tho Fourth with
Henry Winten in Liberty precinct.
Miss Minnie Morris left Monday for
Chadron to mako her brother a short visit.
Tho Ladeis' Aid of tho M. E. church
will meet with Mrs. Tillett next Wednes
Harry Crilley is home from St. Joe
where he has been attending tho Christian
E. S. Wlldy is spending tho week in Al
lianco nnd contemplates engaging in somo
kind of business here.
Mrs, D, O'Keefo nnd Miss Rcgina Bur
lew came down from Hcmingford Tuesday
afternoon and spent aday visiting relatives
George Darling is busy these days put
ting out furniture. New goods aro com
ing in dally, taking the place of what is
A. J. Palmer was down from Homing
ford yesterday, Mr. Palmer expects to
take a trip to Montana next week with a
view of looking up a location for a Hour
Wm. James went to Hemlngford Mon
day to receivo the wool ho purchased of
D. A. Paul and Hclmcr Rensvold. There
were 20,800 pounds and the price paid
was liji cents.
G. G. Pctker has disposed of his oil
route to Mrs. II. A. Thompson who is now
conducting the same. Mr. Petker has
purchased an in interest in the ice cream
parlor of Ellis Ray.
Albert Johnson has received a car of
buggies and wagons. They nre good ones
and if you contemplate buying anything
in this line it will pay you to call and in
spect them and get prices.
Sunday subject at the Methodist .Epis
copal church July ij: Morning at n
o'clock, "To Tarshish or Nineveh which?"
Evening at 8 o'clock, "Limited by Time."
Everyone is cordially welcomed.
Rev. N. C. A. Garncss and family, of
Hcmingford; visited V. L. Dustrud and
family the first of the week. Mr. and
Mrs. Garncss recently returned from an
extended visit in Minnesota and Iowa.
T. W. Tuttlo came in Tuesday from
Cannon City. Colo., having made the trip
overland. After a few days visit with his
father, Smith P. Tuttle, he will go to Rush
ville to take charge of W. W. Wood's
Efforts are being made to have a new
mail route run from Andrews to Marsland
daily. As this route would supply a large
number of families along the proposed
route with mail facilities it ought to be
established. Crawford Tribune.
The Woman's Industrial society of the
Baptist church v. ill hold an ice-cream
social at the church lawn next Tuesday
evening, July 15. Should the weather be.
unfavorable, then in the church. Ice
cream and cake 15 cents. All invited.
The lawn social which was given by the
ladies, at the Catholic parsonage, last
Friday evening was postponed until Satur
day evening on account of the rain. A
pleasant time was had and about forty dol
lars were realized from the sale of ice
cream and lemonade.
Sunday at the Baptist church, G. C.
Jeffers pastor: Morning sermon, "Water
Pots Left Behind." In the evening, Rev.
W. J. Marsh, of Albuquerque, New Mexi
co, will occupy the pulpit. Sunday school
at 10 o'clock. No Junior meeting. C. E.
meeting at 7:15. Midweek prayer service
Thursday evening. A welcome to all ser
vices.. R. C. Noleman returned Saturday from
Hot Springs where he rented a furnished
cottage which his family will occupy for
the next month or two The Noleman
family has undergone a great deal of sick
ness during the past few weeks and it is
hoped that a sojourn at the springs will
prove benifical. They left for the springs
M. C. Beaumont, a well respected citizen
and stockman of Dorsey precinct, spent
Wednesday in this city attending to busi
ness matters The only thing wrong with
Mat is his politics he's one of those
"rantankerous" republicans but notwith
standing this shortcoming, he has proven
himself to be one of the Herald's very
Geo. Nordness, of Nonpareil precinct,
was in Alliance Tuesday and called at this
office to advertise a stray steer which he
has taken up. Mr. Nordness says that
there are some good crops in his section
but his were damaged by hall. His neigh
bor, Erick Rasmussen has 25 acres of
wheat which he thinks will yield 25 bushels
per acre. Henry VonBargen. also has
some wheat, rye and oats that look fine.
Mr VonBargen recently had three head of
cows killedjby lightning.
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To Catch the
COFFEE is to wish
ifor R01110 of it.
Why not buy n fow
butter than any cof
fee you have ever used.
Gold Medal Coffee is a
blend of high grade Mocha
and Java. The proportions
aru just right to give the
right strength and the per
fect flavor for which this
brand is fatuous.
All good kinds of GRO
CERIES to Berve with tho
Knicknacks at Lockwood's.
Dr. Allen, dentist, opera house.
Bargains in Dry Goods, at the FairStoro.
That last shipment of rockers at Lockv
wood's are beauties.
Massive side boards, buffets and china
closets at Lockwood's.
Queenswarc, glassware, dinner and tea
sets at Lockwood's.
Furnished rooms to rent by week or
month over Bogue's store.
Nicely furnished rooms in the new brick
for rent. A. D. Rodgers.
Remember Dr. Barnes, the, eye special
ist, will be nt the Charters July 15.
Wanted to Rent A four or five room
house. Inquire at the Hkrai.d office.
F, E. Reddish returned from his trip
to eastern Nebraska and western Iowa,
Sunday. Mr. Reddish says that the floods
back there have damaged a large amount
One-lialf Hates to Omnliu nnd Itetiirn.
Mny 21, 22 and 23 by way of the
Burlington route., State encampment
G. A. U. Ask the uenrest agent of the
Ilcv. W. L. Riley, L. L. D., Cuba, N.
Y., writes: "After fifteen days of ex
cruciating pain from sciatic rheuma
tism, under various treatments, I was
induced to try Ballard's Snow liniment,
tho first application giving my first re
lief, nnd the (second' entire relief. I
can give it unqualified recommenda
tion." 2tc, 50c nnd SI ut F J. Bren
nan & Co.'h.
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