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ALLIANCE, BOX BUTTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA! FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1902,
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Best in town.
See our stock
I Alliance Grocery Co
Tho Best Flour on
J. B. Miller, Auctioneer.
Be sure U C C. & C. and see their
stock of saddles.
I have about xxoo head of ewes and
lamb for sale Mike Eluorb.
Collins & Morrison, saddles, always in
in stock at Clougii & Collins.
James Bellwood and Jomily departed
Monday for Long Beach, California, to
spend the winter in the hope of benefiting
Mrs. Bellwood's health.
Mr. and Mrs. Bradford Fenner drove
down from Dunlap Saturday. Mrs. Fen
ner will remain in the city a few days with
her sister, Mrs. H. A. Allison.
Mrs. F. F. Badgley returned last week
from her visit with relatives at Omaha,
Campbell and York. She also attended
the Rebekah assembly at Lincoln as a
Dr. Allen this week sold his cottage just
opposite Judge Hewitt's to Mrs. Katie E,
Austhostesen for the sum of $800. The
doctor is getting to be quite a real estate
dealer here of late.
A week ago Sunday Hon. W. R, Akers
and B. V. Reeves went to Hemingford
where Mr. Akers delivered his lecture on
"Jerusalem." Our Hemingford corres
pondent speakes very highly of the lecture.
Ellis is not content with attacking tho
publisher of The HeHald but rings in the
O'Keefe family. One thing is certain he
cannot say that any member of the O'Keefe
family has been caught in the act of bur
glarizing an Alliance store.
JUST FOR YOUR
H. f. Ibanson's
Complete Line of
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Cloaks, Ladies' flan- g
nel Waists, Skirts,
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Dr. Allon, dentist, opera house.
Read every page of The Herald.
Ernest Oldag of Hemingford was in tho
A. S. Reed and S. J. Wilson shipped
five cars of cattle this week.
For Sale About 1 100 head of ewes and
600 Iambs. Mike Elmore.
Mrs. Everett Eldrcd of Orlando is tho
guest of Mrs. C. A. Newberry,
Mrs. B. Mcwhirter was quite ill this
week but is now convalescent.
Frank Putman and family went to
Bridgeport, Thursday, on a pleasure and
Bert Perry has bought a lot on North
Box Butte avenue and expects to build a
house on it in the spring.
Claud Brown, the accomodating clerk in
H.L. Bushnell's store at Hemingford, was
an Alliance visitor Monday.
Tho Herald is not issued as a "semi
weakly" but it is a rattling good weekly,
$1.50 per year. Subscribe now.
The young people of the Baptist church
will give a reception to the other young
people's societies of tho city this evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tully and son
came up from Lakeside last Friday morn
ing and left for Rushville on No. 41 to
spend a few days.
Lost In Alliance, a pocket book con
taining between $10 and $12. Finder will
be liberally rewarded by returning same
to John H. Duskin.
The First Presbyterian church holds
services in Bell's hall. Preaching at 11 a.
m. and 730 p. m. Sunday school at 10 a.
m, Y. P. T. C. E. at 6:45 p. m.
Sunday, at M. E. church, subjects as
follows: In the morning, "An Election
Sermon"; evening, "A Profitable Invest
ment." Cordial invitation to all.
You will find interesting reading on
every page of the Herald. Eight pages
all home print. Tho only paper in Ne
braska west of Lincoln that gives its read
ers such service.
Mrs. S. D. Watson, of St. John's, Mich.,
arrived yesterday to visit her sister, Mrs.
R. T. Watson a few weeks. Mrs. Watson
made many friends in Alliance during her
visit here a year ago.
Miss Vina Perry gave aparty at her
home last Friday evening in honor of her
friend, Miss Pearl Howard's, birthday,
About forty of her friends were present to
enjoy the pleasures of the evening and to
wish Miss Pearl many returns of the oc
casion. Peter Weinel, a successful German
farmer living seven miles northwest,
brough us a sample of his potatoes Satur
day. One potato weighed two pounds
and one ounce and another one pound and
fifteen ounces, but of course they are not
all quite that large.
Sunday at the Baptist church G. 0.
Jeffers pastor. Subject of morning ser
mon, "Our Substitute." The Lord's
Supper follows. Subject of evening dis
course, "Wooden Yokes or Iron Yokes,
Which?" Sunday school at 10 o'clock.
Juniors meet at 3. C, E. meeting at 6:45.
Midweek prayer service Thursday evening.
A welcome to all services.
The state fish commissioner's car was in
Alliance last Saturday with fish for Box
Butte county waters. John Pilkington
who planted fish in Ashbaugh's lake and
Elmore's dam a few years ago met the car
and received about 1500 cat fish, croppies,
and bull heads and planted them in El
more's dam on Snake Creek. He also
planted some in Spring Creek.
Frank Connor, a pioneer of this county
who was a homesteader near Box Butte in
the '8o's, arrived yesterday from the
Emerald Isle where he has been for the
last fourteen years. Mr. Connor still holds
his land in this county, When he left
here there were only a few houses in Alli
ance and he was astonished to find it the
live.Jup-to-date city that it now is.
Rev. M. L. Sauders preached an elo
quent and logical sermon on "The Evidence
of Things Not Seen" at the Methodist
church last Sunday morning. It was full of
beautiful thought, and also of that reason
ing which appeals to those individuals who
are of causal turn of mind. Dr. Horn's
congregation must certainly be pleased
with the pastor he secured to fill his pulpit
during his absence.
The editor is in receipt of a handsomely
engraved invitation which reads: Mr. and
Mrs. Michael Elmore request the honor of
your presence at the marriage of their
daughter Elizabeth Lucille to Mr. J. Wil
liam Reed on Wednesday evening, Novem
ber the twelfth at half after ten o'clock, at
Holy Rosary Church, Alliance, Nebraska,
and a card reading "Reception at half
after eight P. M.. Business Men's Club."
Miss Elmore is the third daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. M. Elmore and Mr. Reed is a
popular B. & M. conductor. The Hkbald
will have more to say about these popular
young people at a later date. v
A Record Breaker.
During tho last teu days One Hundred and Twenty-six new subscribers
have been enrolled on The Herald's subscription list. To prove this state
ment our books nxo open to advertisers or anyone wishing to investigate. ,The
Herald has tho largest circulation 01 any paper in tho county and pays out
twice as much as any other paper fqr labor and correspondence. Herald read
era can always depend on getting tho best, no matter whathe cost may be.
Every week I see from 3,000 to 5,000 newspapers Irom all sections of tho world,
and just hero I. want to say that tho Alliance Herald is ranking among tho
top-notchcrs in points of typography, excellenco of its news service and evidences
of qntcrprise. Tun Herald is the best advertisement Alliance could possibly
have of its enterprise, thrift and progress. Will M. Maupin.
Dr. Horn's first "around tho World" letter was written from Denver and pub
lished in tho last issuo of tho Alliance Herald. Tho letters promiso to bo
quite interesting and as tho author is well known in this section, these letters
will bo eagerly sought for by, the public generally. The Herald is to bo con
gratulated for securing this literary treat. rr-Bayard Transcript.
The Catholic Fnlr.
The Catholic fair hold during this week
in the opera house was the affair of the
season for popularity and success. Every
body, and above all the youngsters, vote It
to be "just the thing.'' Good fellowship,
good feeling and kindliness were tho domi
nating features. The hall looked its best
with the booths and other decorations so
tastefully arranged. The fancy table was
laden with beautiful and artistic needle
work and articles of silver and porcelain.
The candy and lemonade booths was very
much admired for its tasteful decorations
and tho the charming young ladies who
The supper served every evening by the
ladies was such as to eVoke encomiums
heartfelt and sincere for tho quality,
quantity and neat service. The. energy
and devotion displayed by everybody
working for the fair deserves particular
mention, and shows the reason for and
cause of its success. (
The hand painted vase was won by Mr.
Michael Elmore who drew the lucky num
ber 14. Many beautiful and useful articles
have already been raffled off. Tho list of
winners will be published next week.
The contest for the meerachum pipe and
the silver service are expected to bring in
quite a handsome sum. The last contest
will close at xz o'clock to-night, (Friday)
at which time the fair ends, One of tho
things, the raffling of which is awaited
with great anxiety is the large doll dress
ed as a beautiful bride, in a robe which is
a model of art and fashion, Everybody
admires it and covets it almost guiltily.
The fair of 1902 will long be remember
ed by all those who participated in it as
one of the happy timas of their lives and
it is to be hoped it has served somewhat to
break tho chill barriers that somtlmes
exist between people living in our youth
ful and flourishing city.
At the Episcopal church next Sunday a
missioc lasting five days will commence,
conducted by the Rev. Dean Cope, Dean
of the Cathedral Laramie. The services
on Sunday will be in the usual order, 8 a.
m. and n a. m., with evensong and ser
mon at 7:30, the Dean preaching at 11
and 7:30. On Monday, Tuesday, Wednes
day and Thursday the order will be, Holy
Communion at 8 a. m.; instruction at 4:15
p. m. and mission sermon with hymns at
7:30 p. m. Dean Cope is one of the ablest
divines in this jurisdiction, and the inten
tion of the mission is a spiritual awaken
ing and tho presentation of the Gospel
message to all. All questions put in the
question box will be answered and an op
portunity given for the acceptance of their
obligation of a Christian life.
G. Bernard Clark.
Hrosc and Clemens. Comedians,
On next Monday and Tuesday nights,
November 3 and 4, this company will give
two performances in the opera house con
sisting of a musical program on nearly
every musical instrument made. There
will also be given character sketches of a
humorous order and taking it all together
it will be an entertainment of a high-class
order with fun from start to finish. Re
served seats will be on sale Monday,
Prices: 50 cents, gallery 35 cents and chil
dren 25 cents.
We are pleased to note that Mr. Bake
well and family have returned from a pro
longed visit in the eastern part of this
state. He is an enterprising young man.
a carpenter by trade, who recently pur
chased some lots and built near Judge
Grandma Williamson is visiting with her
daughter, Mrs; H. W. Beach.
Primrose Dowler has taken his abode in
Duncan's addition again,
Naomi Danner went out with an art
loving crowd to Box Butte, She made
several exposures with her new camera at
Grandpa Wilson's ranch.
John McNulty and wife are the proud
parents of a baby girl.
Baby Bales is quit: sick with scarlet
fever.. ,,' -'. .,
Fined $5 mid Costs, Each.
Tho case of W. E, Ashbaugh vs. Attor
neys Smith P. Tultlo and L. A. Berry
came up in county court today. Tho
charge was trespassing and ia dated Sep
tember 19. Judge Berry says that in July
and also in August. Ashbaugh gave him
nnd Tuttle permission to como to his place
and hunt during duck season and they ac
cordingly went out September 19. Mr.
Ashbaugh was not at homo but his family
wcro and after the disciples of Blackstone
shot a few of the feathery tribe they open
ed their hearts wide enough to glvo throe
of them to Ashbaugh's boys and brought
the rest home. When Ashbaugh came
home and was told of tho "terrible crime"
perpetrated on his premises ho waxed
warm and came to town soon after, filing
a complaint against tho "intruders" for
"hunting on his premises without permis
sion and killing seventeen wild ducks."
Tho case was continued until today when
Mr. Ashbaugh, with his wife and two
children appeared in court. Tho cases
-were tried separately, Wm. Mitcheli ap
pearing for Ashbaugh, Tuttle represented
Berry and Berry was counsel for Tuttle.
The court held that the defendants should
haye permission for the particular day on
which they hunted and according imposed
a fine of $5.00 and costs, each. Berry
rcftiSs t6 pay"1the"fine and will 'appeal tho
case. Mr. Ashbaugh is the republican
candidate for commissioner in the second
They Are Still Coming In.
McGuffey, Ohio, Oct. 24,. 1902.
Dear Sir: You will please find enclosed
P. O. order for $2.25 to pay for three
six months' subscriptions to ypur paper.
They want them to begin with Dr. Horn's
letters. Please send to the following ad
dress; G. S. McGuffoy, Mrs. W. W.
Shadley, Jennie Garlinger, McGuffey,
Dr. E. C. Horn is well known through
out central Ohio and is loved by all who
knew him. He and his family have our
love and best wishes wherever they may
be, I am,
T. C. G McGuffey.
George Darling for furniture.
W. L. Jewell, a well known stockman
of Lawn precinct, was in the city Wednes
day, Mr. Jewell called and paid up his
subscription for a year. He said "Now
don't stop it when my time Is up for I
want the Herald right along,"
C. K. Snow, son of Mr, and Mrs. J, K.
Snow of this city has accepted the position
of editorial writer on the Nome "Gold
Digger" during the winter. There is no
doubt but what Chester can fill any such
position very crediu.bly as he has a good
education and an abundant supply of
The Herald has no desire to attack the
character of W. E, Ashbaugh, the repub
lican candidate for commissioner. He has
already "killed himself off" by promenad
ing around the country with I. E. Tash
baugh, who has been trying to get an of
fice for the last ten years and is now furth
er from it than when he started.
Rev. C. H. Burleigh of Lakeside called
and chatted a while Monday. Mr. Bur
leigh was on his way to Crawford where he
is engaged in getting out of tho report of
of the Northwest Nebraska and Black Hills
conference. Mr, Burleigh is a printerand
is doing tho work himself at the Tribune
office. lie's doing a fine Job, too.
C. E. McFall, a well known rancher
from near Lakeside, accompanied his sis
ter, Mrs A. Bell to Alliance, Wednesday,
where she boarded the train for 'Denver,
her home. She had been visiting at the
McFall home for a month. Mr. McFall
called to extend his subscription and said,
"I am pleased with the Hbrald and think
it is tho only paper ta Alliance.
Additional local on 4th page,
Thoso neckties are dandles, at Norton's.
You should see thoso now portraits at
Tho Alllanco Meat Markot will close all
day Sundays nftor November 24.
A second hand buggy for sale.
J. W. Richardson.
The Ladies Aid of tho M. E, church -will
meets with Mr, Ringler next Wednesday,
Eleven more new subscriptions today.
Why, they're coming in so fast wo can
scarcely keep count on them,
Fob Rrih: Four furnished rooms,
logotlicr or separate.
W. E. O11.1.RTT.
The janitor question nnd in fact every
proposition raised by the degenorates have
become so hot that they are mighty glad to
Herman Schultalbcrs, a substantial
citizen of Box Butto precinct, and a good
friend of the Herald transacted business
in tho metropolis yesterday.
G. H, Clayton of Canton returned yes
terday from Omaha where he marketed
cattle. Mr. Clayton sojourned In Alllnnco
last night, the guest of Rev, and Mrs. Jef
fers. Rev. N, C, Av Garnes's, of Hemingford
returned yesterday on No. 41 from a two
weeks' stay In tho eastern part of tho state.
Mr. Garness attended Lutheran confer
ence at Blair.
Pay no attention to any charges that
may bo sprung after tho Herald goes to
press when it Is too late to reply. They
will bo lies or they would have seen the
light of day before.
This is Hallowe'en and it might be
well for somo of the "smart set" to bear in
mind that Deputy Marshal Humphry has
some special deputies and has provided
the city bastile with some extra berths.
Deputy Marshal Humphry placed Josh
ua Stino under arrest this morning for be
ing drunk and disorderly. Afterwards
Stine complained that his watch had been
stolen and from the description given of
the man who took it the marshal placed
Ed Raney under arrest.
George M. Johnston, a practical, news
paper man and printer, has accepted a
position with The Telegraph and his in
fluence will no' cloubt be felt in increasing
the value of the paper to our subscribers.
Mr. Johnston's ability as a writer has
been well set forth in his work in the
Mitchell valley, his souvenir edition of the
Mitchell Index being indeed a proof of
this. Mr. Johnson lent us a hand when
help was much needed before going to
Sidney. The Herald wishes him success
and prosperity and knows his work on the
Telegraph will bo to its advancement.
Expression of Thanks for Favor., '
Alliance, Neb., October 31, 1902,
To The Editor Herald.
Dear Sir: Though the medium of your
paper I wish to convey my grateful ap
preciation, on behalf of the Catholic
Church of Alliance, to the merchants and
citizens of Alliance for tho many favors
and patronage they have shown us during
the fair which has been so successfully
carried on this week
Bernard F. Gavlin,
Dr. Horn's last week's letter is concluded
in this issue. Today we received a very
interesting thirty page letter written from
San Francisco but on account of the extra
work and rush incident to election we shall
not be able to publish any part of it till
next week. In a letter to the editor Dr.
Horn says: I leave hero to night Octo
ber 27 for Portland, Seattle and Van
couver. Will write from Vancouver next
Saturday. I leave Vancouver on tho
"Empress Japan," Monday, November 3.
The management not only gave me free
transportation to Vancouver but presented
me with sleeper free for the two nights.
My letter from Vancouver will be short so
you divide this letter up as you see fit be
cause I cannot get a letter back from
Yokohomaearlier than first week in Decem
ber." We are pleased to note the fyvors
that are being extended to Dr, Horn which
is evidence that his friends at home are
not the only ones who have confidence in
him and we know that he will be extended
special favors on his entire trip. Shortly
before his departure from Alliance the
doctor sent one of the Herald's "Around
the World" posters toA C. Shaw, General
Passenger Agent, Chicago, with whom he
was negotiating for transportation of the
second-class. Mr. Shaw immediately sent
Dr. Horn first-class passage free, stating
in his letter that he desired him to have
the very best at the company's disposal
and he would see that Dr. Horn was ex
tended every courtesy by (he company's
agents on his trip. This first-class ticket
would have cost Dr. Horn upwards of
$(50,00 extra. Mr, Shaw also advised Dr.
Horn that he desired every issue of the
Alliance Herald as he would take great
interest in his letters.
Clothing nt cost, at tho Fair Stork
Order your carpets of Geo. Darlng.
Miss Pearl Bartz'k in Lincoln.
Judge Hauler of Kearney -was in the city
An" elegant new 'Him! of Wats tt" Mrs.
egan'a, ' ,-
Mr. and Mrs. S. J.
Wilson went to
Omaha this week.
Miss Delia Watson will leave for Lin
coln next week to join her sister.
W. A. Hood of Lebertv precinct spent n.
couple of days in town this week.
Father Flanlgan of Broken Bow Is the
guest of Father Galvin this week.
Mr. and Mrs, J. A. Sheldon, of Box;
Butte precinct are in the city to-day,
Mr. and Mrs. P. Kinsley, of Heming
ford, visited Mr. and Mrs. Dan Dunn last
J. P. Jensen, a prosperous citizen of
Nonpareil precinct was nn Alliance visitor
The Herald's local department is not
quite up to the standard this week too
Potmesil Brothers, of Dunlap, shipped 5
cars of cattle from Alliance to South
James Connelly of Scottsbluff was in
town Friday enroute home from South
Omaha where he marketed three cars of
L. D, Sweeney and wife were the guests
of E. P. Sweeney and family the first of
the week. They were on their return from
a trip to Cheyenne.
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for Men, Ladies $
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