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ALLIANCE, BOX BUTTE COUNTY. NEBRASKA FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1902,
i Why not get I
some nice, iresn 5
I Our Store.
I Largest and
S best assorted
J stock in
Prices are right.
1 Quality the best.
2 your trade.
i Alliance Grocery Co. i
The Best Flour on
Dr. Allen, dentist, opera house.
, Be sure U C C. & C. and see their
stock of saddles.
Collins & Morrison, saddles, always in
ia stock at Clouoji & Collins.
For Sale About noo head of ewes and
600 lambs.- Mike Elmore.
Sheridan coal, Canon lump, nut and
Aker's coal V. James.
Any stock of harness in stock or made
to order. Clougii & Collins.
A second hand buggy for sale.
J. W. Richardson.
My entire stock of clothing, hats,
caps, shoes and furnishing goods is
now on sale at actual cost. I am go
ing but of business and have all my
fixtures also on sals at cost.
500 Men's Suits at cost.
190 Boys' Suits at cost.
200 Overcoats at cost.
$1,000 worth of Furnishings at cost.
$1,500 worth of Shoes at cost.
$700 worth of Shirts at cost.
$450 worth of Underwear at cost.
$160 worth of Trunks and Grips at
Overclothes, Gloves, Mittens, Jew
elry, Rain Coats, Overshoes, Leggins,
Comforts and Blankets, etc., all go for
just what they cost at wholesale, no
J. F. FLEMING.
an 1 s
John .Stctter was a Crawford visitor
A thing of merit is a joy forever.
Mrs. W. A. Manchester returned Tues
day from a few days' visit at Lincoln,
Mrs. Zollinger's condition is very critical
and there is little hope for her recovery.
W, W. Norton was attending to busi
ness interests at Mitchell the first of the
The Ladies' Aid of the M. E. church
will meet with Mrs. Foot next Wednesday
Selected of the finest from the markets
of the world "Golden Gate."-Alliance
The Highlander ball last night was
largely attended and a most enjoyable
time was had.
H. A. Mark went down to Mitchell
Wednesday to visit his brother aDd attend
to business matters.
The Misses Blanche and Alameda Fos
ketr of Hemingford, attended "Queen
Esther" last Friday evening.
The family of Sheriff Reed, County
Treasurer Muirhead and Miss Georgia
Miller spent Thanksgiving at Hemingford.
The Ladies' Union will meet Wednes
day, Decembor3, with Mrs.Wm. Mitchell.
Ladies are requested to bring their own
F. T. Harvey left last Friday for Fuller
ton to spend a few days visiting his
mother. His bowling alley is in charge of
Mr. Thomas during his absence.
the Sheridan Post says: Lee Perry
was thrown through a cab window at
Ranchester by an emergency stop the
other day. He received a bad cut on the
Passenger train No. 43 was several
hours late Wednesday on account of a
wreck near Anselmo. A light engine ran
into the rar of a freight. No one seriously
The Sunday services of the First Pres
byterian church arc held in Bell's hall.
Preaching at 1 1 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sun
day school at 10 a. m. Christian Endeavor
at 6:45 p. m.
John Moravek and son-in-law, Louis
Barta, substantial stockmen of Liberty
precinct, were in the metropolis Monday.
Both of them extended their subscriptions
to the official paper.
J. V. Armstrong and Mrs. C. Phillips,
father and aunt of H C,Armstrong,arrived
from Bertrand Tuesday to spend Thanks
giving and several days thereafter with
Mr. Armstrong and family.
Mrs. Everett Eldred, who had been
taking medical treatment here the past
two months, returned home Wednesday to
Orlando. She was the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. C. A. Newberry while here.
Sunday at 11 a. m. at the M. E. church
the pastor will speak of "The More Excel
lent Way." At 7:30 in the evening, "The
Four Horses. All regular services during
the day. Public invited.
M. L. Sanders, Pastor.
Jeff Bellwood departed Sunday morning
for his home in Abingdon, Illinois, after a
visit with his son, Dr. W, S. Bellwood.
He was called here about two weeks ago
when his son's illness was considered dan
gerous. The doctor is now out of danger
and getting along nicely.
S. C. Reck went to Hyannis Monday to
begin work on the brick school house for
which he has the contract. The structure
will cost $5,000. Mr. Reck last week com
pleted a brick Jiouso for Mr. Trenkle north
east of Alliance and he informs us thai
others in that neighborhood contemplate
A meeting was held by the directors of
the Business Men's club last Friday even
ing. The club reported favorably on the
following applications tor membership: F.
M. Raymond, M. B, Quivey, B. S. Mar
vin, E. C. Koons, I. O. Cooper, R. G.
Holden, J. F. Griest, A. A. Martinez,
Percy Cogswell, E. A. Hall, W. S. Ridgell,
Ed Mollring and G. W. Brown.
Sunday at the Baptist church, G. C.
Jeffers pastor: The morning service will
be a memorial in memory of the late
Eunice Weitz; evening discourse. "The
Blood of Sprinkling." Sunday school at
10 o'clock. Juniors meet at 3. C. E.
meeting at 6:45, Mrs. McFarland leader.
Midweek prayer service Thursday even
ing. A welcome to all services.
A very pretty wedding took place at
Aurora Thanksgiving day, at high noon,
when Charles T. Hamilton and Miss Jennie
Crosby were joined in holy wedlock by
Rev. Erst of the Lutheran Evangelical
church. The wedding was largely attended.
Mendelssohn's weddiug march was played
by Miss Bertha Hamilton. The groom is
the son of Mr. and Mrs R. B. Hamilton of
this city and a successful young railroad
man. His bride wan a popular young lady
of Aurora Mr an J Mr Hamilton arrUed
in the nt t' i r " iln iml wi'l romrnnoe
housekeeping in their own heme in the
north part of the city.
The future of Alliance is just whnt the citizens of Alliance
elect to make it, Men are the arbiters of their own destiny, and
what is true of men is equally true of cities. Alliance is fortu
nately situated in that it is the largest city in n radius of srvetal
hundred miles and possessor of railroad facilities that offer splen
did advantages. The natural resources of this section of country
are not such ns lend encouragement to manufacturing industries,
although there are a number of small manufactures that coutd
profitably he carried on hero. But it is as a distributing point that
Alliance occupies a favorable field. Allianco should bo the cen
tral distributing point for all the vast amount of goods used in the
country north, south and west of hero on the lines of the Burliuf
ton road and the Elkhorn road that crosses the Burlington line.
Groceries, boots and 6hoes, harness, hardware, glass, hats and
caps, clothing, drug sundries, confectionery and the hundred and
one articles of wholesale commerce should be-jobbed by Alliance
This is not a dream, fellow. citizens. Other towns with far
inferior facilities and location have built themselves up into strong
municipalities by seizing upon" every advantage offered, no matter
how small It might seem. The first thing to do is to convince men
of capital that Alliance affords these opportunities. There are
many was of accomplishing this, but the best and quickest wny is
to organize a live board of trade and secure the services of u sec
retary who knows his business, and knowing it hns tho industry
to work at it. Alliance has enough retail establishments to tako
care of all the trade that exists now or may exist for several years
to come, but there is plenty of , room for several wholesale estab
lishments. A city may bo talked up, or it may be talked down, It is
civic pride and loyalty that made Chicago and Kansas City. A
Chicago man never misses an opportunity to boast of his city's
wonderful progress, and a Kansas City man talks about the vil
lage at the mouth of the KaW as long as ho can find listeners, and
even then he talks to himself.
Brethren and friends, let us begin talking for and about Alli
ance. Let us offer proof of our own confidence in tho f utui o of
Alliance. Let us work for the future of the city and surrounding
country. And let us begin without further loss of time.
"Golden Gate" at Alliance-Grocery Co.
today nnd tomorrow.
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TIIU ORATORIO, "QM'XN ESTHER."
Is Pluycd to Good Houses With Great1
Credit to tho Players.
Alliance has many people of undeniable
ability in the line of public entertainment,
as has been shown from time to time in
dhe plays and other entertainments given
by them; bui their master effort was puf
forth in the rendition of "Esther, the
Beautiful Queen" at the opera house last
Friday and Saturday evenings, and the
result was the best with one possible
exception, ever given by home talent.
All the leading parts were sung by those
having exceptionally good voices. Mr.
Bixler as the King of Persia, B. V. Reeves
as Haman, Judge Spacht as Mordecai, and
S. M. Smyser as high priest not only sang
the parts to perfection but looked them
and acted them, too. The same also can
be said of Miss Frew as Esther, Miss Duo
can as Zeresh, Haman's wife, Miss Mc
Corkle as Mordecai's sister, and Mrs.
Fleming as the prophetess. Little Julia
F rankle as Ida, Haman's child, has doubt
less received more compliments than any
other player in the oratorio. She took her
part so artlessly and played it so naturally,
besides which, work well done in that line
by a child excites more admiration than
work equally well done by grown-up folk.
The chorusses of Jews, Persians and chil
dren Bhowed careful training and selection
and the costuming was elegant. Most of
the costumes wero made here, only the
royal robes and garments of that sort being
furnished by Mr. Bixler.
The opera house was well filled both
nights. About $185 was cleared and the
high school is therefore assured of being
the possessor of a piano in the near future,
The undertaking was Mr. A G. Bixler's
and that gentleman shows great ability in
selecting, arranging and training those re
quired for the cantata, more than sixty
being required for It. Ho was most ably
assisted in this by Superintendent Bartz,
to whose work in training and arrange
ment and as stage manager much of the
smoothness in the presentation was due.
We have been unable to get the names
of the children who assisted, but among
those taking part were Messrs. Perry,
Ufford, Muirhead, Morris, Duncan, Smy
ser, sr.. Srayter, jr., Englehorn, Hays,
McAllister, Constable, Fritts, Cantwell,
Madsen, Reeves, Spacht and Bixler;
Mesdames Stoner, Johnson, Quivey, Mor
ris, Hamilton, Fleming and Graham, and
the Misses Darling, Hicks, Smith, Buech
senstein, Duncan, Frew, Frankle, Hamil
ton, Swan, Fritts, Bellwood, Willas, Miller,
Contraman, Young, Reck. McCorkle, I.ot
speich, Snyder, Beck and Wehn, and Miss
Bernice Kridelbaugh, pianiat. ,
lllxby und .Mnupln.
The Crete News says. "An Ollort is
being made to get Bixby and Maupin for
an evening in Crete. If this is miccewful
every one will want to hear them and the
opera house will be. too small to hold the
audience. They are the only pir in Ne
braska. They nrs oqual to a full house
any time." Ye. Uro. Bcwlby, they make
a strong team and the Hskm.i extends
i em an in it-iion t isi ' t! i- V.
believe they will not be disappointed with
their reception here.
OHAimON vs. ALLIANCE.
The llojs From the Town on tho "Sleepy
Elkhorn" Can Piny Toot Hall,
The football game between the Chadron
academy team and Alliance high school
boys was not quite so evenly divided as to
IWPpWM?6 "right Jve.. led. the
score at the finish of the last half being 44
to o in favor of the visiting team. Our
boys have shown the "nover-say-die" spirit
about it and say they will keep on practic
ing until they make their friends proud of
them and their opponents afraid of them,
which is commedable, to be sure; but the
boys have not diagnosed the case correctly.
The writer begs pardon for those words of
unsought advice and explanation. It Is
not practice. It is added length of hair.
We don't pretend to know the reason but
it is a fact that a football player to amount
to shucks must have a head that, when he
is under full sail, look like an overgrown
Russian thistle. It may be that the fero
cious appearance this gives him has some
thing to do with it. Anyway, there's
nothing like "Absalomic" locks for success
in this game. Padded pants, knee pro
tectors and skull crates are not in it with a
good shock of hair and just there is where
our boys fell down. They didn't have iL
But they will. You just wait, you Chad
ronians, until time shall have undone the
nefarious work of the Alliance barber and
they will show you the game of your lives.
They got the "go" in them. All the
need is the aforesaid hirsute growth and
they'll be a match for anything that ever
stood or scrimmaged on the gridiron.
A special dispatch to the World-Herald,
November 26, says: Daniel C. Regan,
Burlington agent at Lead, and Miss Mary
Louise, daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Blackstone of Central City, were married
at St. John's Episcopal church in Dead
wood today. The wedding was largely at
tended and was one of the most fashionable
held in Dead wood in years.
Owing to the prominence of the princi
pals a great deal of interest had been taken
and several anti-nuptial functions had been
held. They were married by Archdeacon
George G. Ware, and following the wed
ding a reception was held at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Blackstone, The young
couple left for Denver, intending to spend
their honeymoon visiting various Colorado
points. Before their return they will go
as far as Salt Lake City, They will re
side in Lead.
Mr. Blackstone, father of the bride, has
for years been chief engineer of the Home
stake Mining company.
Mr. Regan (s the eldest son of Mr. and
Mrs. Thos. Regan of this city.
Presiding Elder Scamahorn was unable
to hold services at the Methodist church
last Sunday, owing to an accident while
attempting to board the train to come here.
Thoe who went expecting to hear him
Sunday-evening hoard'instead an excellent
rmoB by the pastor, M. L. Sandors.
from the tot, "They that wait upon the
Lord shall renew theirstrongth- they shall
mount up with winjr a eagles; they shall
run and not be weary, they shall walk and
not faint '
C. A. Newberry wan in Hyannis on busi
ness the first of the week.
A daughtor was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Charlos Brinkman last Friday night.
Mrs. J. G, Beck and daughter Inuz
spent a few days In Omaha this week.
S. L. Racey has become the owner of
the Craft property in the north part of the
The Misses Marguerite Elmore and
Bessie Stewart returned from Sheridan
Your attention la directed to the ad of
B. F, Lockwood which appears in this
isue. Pago 4.
Mike Elmore came in from the cast yes
terday to eat turkey with his family. He
will leave again tonight.
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Wilcox visited in
D'envor this week, that city having been
tho former home of Mrs. Wilcox.
Miss Pearl Bartz returned Monday from
a month's stay in Lincoln, She visited
Miss Crabtree and other friends.
Fon Kent Four furnished rooms,
together or separate.
W. E. GlI.I.ETT.
Mrs. U. N. Hosklns, the affablo lndy
who has chargo of tho depot lunch room,
went to Omaha Wednesday to eat Thanks
giving turkey with her parents.
C. R. Fuller, successor to H. A. Mark,
brought in a large ad yesterday which will
havo to go over till next week for lack of
space, It is sure to intorost you. Watch
Miss Maud Fritts who had been hero
for some time with her brother, Ed Fritts,
an cmployoat thcB. & M. depot, returned
to her home at Sterling, Colorado, Tues
Mesdames Sherwood, Johnson nnd Rub
tin came down from Hemingford Saturday
evening to attend the oratorio, " Queen
Esther." During their visit in the city
they were tho guests of Mesdames B. F.
Gilman and W, C. Mounts,
J. T. McGrew of Nonpareil precinct
left Sunday monlng for Denver to spend
the winter with n brother. Mr. McGrew
desires to keep posted on the doings in
STRIFE OVER POSTOPITCE;
This county' 'and 'accordingly- subscribed
for the official paper before his departure.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Shipley came In
from the ranch Wednesday night and
today Mrs. Shipley wont lo Northport to
spend a couple of weeks with her parents.
Mr. Shipley called to extend his sub
scription. Mrs, Thomas Regan and daughter Miss
Alicia went to Deadwood Monday to be
present at tho wedding of D. C. Regan to
Miss Blackstone, which event took place
Wednesday. C, C. Barker and Miss
Edith Phelan went up Tuesday to also
attend the wedding.
Last week we were inclined to think
that a "hoodoo" had visited the Herald
because there were just thirteen new sub
scriptions during the week. But now we
are satisfied that there was nothing in the
"unlucky number thirteen" as eighteen
new names were enrolled this week.
Mrs. W. B. Shull and A. H. Robbins
entertained at dinner Wednesday in honor
of Mr. Robbins birthday. It was a com
plete surprise to Messrs. Rpbblns and
Shull. A bounteous repast was served
and the guests before leaving voted Mes
dames Robbins and Shull royal enter
tainers. L. J. Schill, a prominent stockman liv
ing in the range country northeast of here,
was in the city last Saturday, He called
al the Herald office and moved liis sub
scription up a notch. He reports every
thing to be prospering with the Schill
Bros., they having concluded the cattle
dipping for their herds and made some re
H, R. Green and Keith L. Pierce came
up from Omaha yesterday to eat Thanks
giving turkey at home and attend the
annual meeting of the First State Bank.
They have been serving on the grand jury
for the last two weeks and will return to
Omaha Monday. I. E. Tash, who is a
petit juror, went over to his parental home
near Afton, Iowa, to spend Thanksgiving.
Geo. W, Waisner, a pioneer settler In
this county, who is now a prosperous
flockmaster near Sheridan, Wyo., was in
the city Monday en route home from Cus
ter county, where he had taken several
hundred head of sheep to feed. While on
the way down the sheep were unloaded at
Seneca to feed and during the night they
were stampeded, and when finally rounded
up there was about a hundred short.
Many of them were killed by coyotes. It
was an expensive experience for Mr.
Waisner, but ho says that that is a part of
the sheep business. His sous, W. E. aud
J. A., are engaged in the business with
him and Chester is attending school in
Lincoln Mr Winer's friends in this
county are pleased to know that he is
Tosh Aspires to Succeed R. V. Jtfoirt
KOtncry ns Postmaster.
For some time past rumors have been
afloat thnt there would be a change of
postmasters in this city, nnd developments
this week have corroborated such rumors,
A "petition has been circulated among the
business men of tho city by Mr. Tultle,
partner of Mr. Tosh, asking for tho lattera
appointment. The Herald does not know
what charges havo been preferred against
Mr. Montgomery. Certain it is that his
fealty to tho republican party cannot bo
questioned, as cannot that of Mr. Tash.
There nre some republicans who would be
pleased to see Mr. Montgomery removed
because they say that the influence f
Supt. Phelan was used in securing his
While an Allianco citizen stated publicly
last night that he had received word from
Omaha that Tosh was sure to be appointed,
yot The Herald believes there is still tlmo
for a big scrap. Mr. Tash has good sup
port and is probably holding "three aces,"
but Mr. Montgomery may yet flash up a
"full houso" and retain his hold on the
"jack pot." It matters very little to The
Herald who is postmaster, so long as the
official is capable, nnd we a?o not worry
ing over the outcome. However, it our
republican brethren will pardon a sugges
tion, wo will say that in case neither Mr.
Montgomery or Mr, Tash are acceptable,
what's tho matter with looking around for
some other good man. There's Captain
Sweeney, Judge Wilcox, Al Wlker, Editor
Ellis, Smith P, Tuttlo and a score of other
republicans who might be persuaded to
sacrifice their personal business for the
public good. Tho Herald has oaly one
regret, viz that It cannot creato cuough
offices for all the faithful republicans.
Wo are "pained to sec so much fighting for
New Division Crcutcd.
The Wyoming division of tho U. & M.
will bo divided December t. Newcastle
will be tho dividing point and tho line west
from there will be known ns the Sheridan
division, with E. Gillette ns superin
A little blaze occurred at the Allianco
steam laundry early last Saturday morn
ing, the cause being the explosion of a
gasoline stove. Not much damage was
don$and the fire was put put without the
old of tins fire" depihfent, tile laundry
people succeeding in extinguishing it lie
fore the arrival of the hese company. One
of the employes got some severe burns on
his hands and arms.
The Herald ventures the assertion that
no county scat weekly in the state can
show a larger or better lino of advertising
than the Herald and most of this adver
tising came without solicitation. And
that's the way we like it. Of course we
appreciate your patronage but if you don't
believe it to be a paying Investment to pur
chase space In this paper don't do so sim
ply to please the publisher.
Attorney Simonson returned from Oma
ha this morning. He attended federal
court there for several days. Others sum
moned there wero Register Dorrington,
Receiver Akers, J. R, Phelan. Bill Will
iams, Jess Cobbs, Joe Tlerney, R. C. Nold
Miss Maggie Barry, has an ad. in this
issue. Miss Barry opened up ?he house to
ohe public several days ago and the place
has a good patronage as heretofore.
Captain Akers came in from Denver
this morning, having spent Thanksgiving
there with his children.
Rev. Father Galvin
went to Omaba
Clothing at cost, at the Fair Store.
Those neckties arc dandies, at Norton's
I ws ... 1
200 Outing Flan- J
nel Night Gowns 5
for Men, Ladies g
and Children, 65c