Search America's historic newspapers pages from - or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities external link and the Library of Congress. Learn more
title: 'The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922, September 11, 1903, Image 1',
meta: 'News about Chronicling America - RSS Feed',
Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
All ways to connect
Inspector General |
External Link Disclaimer |
stdto Historical Society
cation of the City
lation of any Al
ALLIANCE, BOX BUTTE COUNTY. NEBRASKA! FRIDAY, SEPT, 11, 1903,
H A Y E R ' S
at the lowest price.
See us before you buy.
Water Melons on Tap.
Alliance Grocery Co.
J In Alliance 16-30 o every month.
Office over The Famous S
Rowan's Ravenna flour is strictly in the
R. Madsen spent Sunday and Monday
with friends in Nonpareil precinct.
E. C. McClure returned Wednesday
from his purchasing trip east.
The Business Men's club will give
another of their pleasant balls in the opera
The Ladies' Union of the First Presby
terian church will serve a chicken pie sup
per Friday evening, Sept. iG, from 2:30
to 8 o'clock, in Bell's hall.
Attention is directed to the new adver
tisement of the Famous clothing store in
this issue. That reliable firm is always
on the ground floor with seasonable goods
and it is through the columns of The
Herald that the purchaser is enabled to
inform himself of the bargains offered' by
H, C. Richards was operated en for
cancer of the face in St. Elizabeth's hos
pital at Lincoln Monday. The operation
was successful and it is expected that Mr.
Richards will be able to return in about
The weather of the past month has
been quite a warm subject to dwell upon,
but today conditions have changed and if
the north wind continues to pour down
upon us much longer we'll have to tell of
frost and perhaps an early snow and
what will the robin do then, poor thing.
Several months since Al Wiker made
application to the government for monu
ments to be erected over the dead soldiers
buried in Greenwood cemetery of this
place and Tuesday the consignment was
received from Linn, Mass. The following
is a list of G. A. R. soldiers over whose
graves will be erected the monuments:
Lieutenant S. McCutchen. 77th Penn
sylvania. Private S. A. Smith, 84th Illinois.
Private A. F. Payne, 9th Indiana.
Private L. J. Mackey, 115th Illinois.
Private Myron Tuttle, 3d Colorado.
Sergeant J. C. Willard, 63d Illinois.
Recital and Musicale.
The young people of the United Presby
terian church have arranged to give an
interesting recital and musicale in the
church Thursday evening, September 17.
The program is as follows:
Instrumental solo Itobblu ltcddlsli
Solo .....1 , , Julia Darnell
Instrumental solo.., Edith Swnn
Heading Lulu Uuncuii
Song Virginia ami Helen Uroomo
Mrs. Cox and Alma Hamilton
Trombone solo Mr. lliugliutn
Heading O.K. Coruu
Bolo Mr. McAllister
Instrumental solo Mrs. Cox
ItewdlnK Harold Pardee
.oli Miss Krldtobiiugli
Vlullubolo Ueu Female!
Solo Wllma Frow
Instrumental solo ,
Mrs. Cox and Edith Swan
Ladies ready-to-wear hats and tailored
street hats. Mrs. Thos. Regan.
Wanted, a delivery boy at the steam
laundry. One who will attend strictly to
Robert Garrett and son are prepared to
do housemoving and well drilling and re
pairing; first-class outfit. Satisfaction
guaranteed. 'Phone 74.
Don't forget to have your children's eyes
examined by Dr. Barnes Saturday the 19th
at the parlors of the Hila Grand. Hem
ingford, Monday the 21st, office with Dr.
Try Rowan's rye flour it can't be beat.
Judge Spacht has been indisposed for a
Rowan don't handle cheap flour but he
sells good flour mighty cheap.
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Suprise spent a few
days on their homestead this week.
Miss Hallie Ash of Lakeside is in the
city and will attend school here this term.
B. F. Pitman, a prominent citizen of
Chadron, was in the city Monday evening.
C. A. Newberry and E. G. Morris at
tended the state fair a couple of days this
Will Tuttle was among those from this
city to attend the state fair at Lincoln last
Joe Thornton joined the throng who
went to Lincoln this week for business and
John O'Mara has been awarded the con
tract for carrying the mail from Alliance
to Box Butte.
Wanted, a girl who desires to attend
school to assist in general housework.
Mrs. E. A'. Hull.
T. L. Harris returned Tuesday from
Dawes county where ho spent a week
homesteading and visiting.
Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Fenner drove down
from their ranch near Dunlap Wednesday
afternoon, returning in the evening.
' Photographer Fuller is visiting in Den
ver this week and will enjoy the pleasure
of Colorado scenery during his absence.
Miss Leihart, who has visited Mrs.
Lindquist during the summer, returned
Saturday morning to her home in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Johnson and family
departed Monday for a visit through the
ve3t which will include many places of
Mrs. Wm. Mitchell and daughter Pearl
left Wednesday for Bayard to visit friends
and attend the fair. They will return
Tom G. Burke, the hustling representa
tive of the Flato Commission Co , was up
from Bridgeport Monday and Tuesday in
the interest of his Arm.
W. M. Bachman, who recently arrived
from Grand Island, will conduct a board
ing house in the residence lately erected
north of the freight depot.
Rev. E. C. Horn left Monday morning
for Valentine where he is attending con
ference this week. Rev. Horn delivered a
lecture in that city Tuesday evening.
Vern Hampton left Saturday morning
for Indiana to resume his studies at Purdue
University. He was accompanied by
Ralph Smith who will also attend school
Labor day was observed by the local
postal department and as a consequence
the general delivery and money order de
partments were closed for a half day
Dr. Knight, who was a Sylvan lake re
sorter for the past few weeks, returned
home last Monday and as a result of his
outing has found great relief from an an
noying attack of hay fever.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Reed
was made doubly happy Sunday afternoon
by the arrival of a new born son and we
are pleased to note that Mrs. Reed and
child are enjoying good health.
Ed Mollring left Friday for Chicago to
make some purchases of dry goods. Mr.
Mollring and children who have spent the
summer in Pennsylvania will meet him
there and accompany him home.
J. R. Pierce was down from Hemingford
Wednesday on business. Mr. Pierce will
commence liarvesting his potato crop next
week. He has thirty-five acres planted
and expects to have about 3,000 bushels.
Miss Ella H. Hood returned Wednesday
to Billings, Montana to resume her duties
as teacher in the public schools, having
taught there for the past.eight years. She
spent vacation with her mother and sister
on the ranch north of Alliance.
Miss Helen Phillips, who last spring
graduated in her studies and received the
honor of being one of the best scholars of
the school, will teach school in the Poole
district near Marsland for eight months.
She left for that place last Saturday.
The watermelon monopoly has been
busted, the result of the appearance of the
home-grown article, which sends the price
of purchase down within the reach of the
average consumer. The imported melon
has long held the price at the top notch,
but now it will be compelled to take a back
A meeting of the state Sunday school
association was held in the Methodist
church Tuesday evening. Those present
from a distance were Prof. II. M. Steidley,
field secretary, Miss Mamie Haines, sup
erintendent of state primary work and J.
B, Burk of Harrison, who is also a field
secretary. The meeting was interesting
but the attendance was not as large as
A LARGE ATTENDANCE.
657 Scholars Enrolled in the Public
School began last Monday morning with
everything in working and every indication
for a prosperous and interesting term.
The children took to their studies with n
vim and disposition that indicated a gen
eral desire to make the best of the term
just begun. The enrollment for the first
day numbered 657 pupils, the best attend
ance in the history of the public schools of
Alliance, thus proving that they hava the
confidence of not only the citizens of this
city but also those of Box Butte and sur
rounding counties in general.
Following is a list of the teachers and
Miss Susie Knuler tlrst primary.
MIsr Gertrude Warron second primary.
Miss Lulu Duncan third primary.
Miss Katharine Dnllleld fourth primary.
Miss Inlco McOorkle second grade.
Miss Ada Post third grado.
Miss Vuy Vnnllosklrk lowor fourth grade.
Miss Mumle Grlfllth-fourth grade.
Miss Maine Laravao flftli grade.
MIbs Hess Vnnllosklrk sixth grade.
Miss Lena French soventh grade.
II. R. Carson eighth grade,
Principal, D. Y. Hays; assistant, Miss Al
lison Johnston ; supcrlntendout, V. H. HarU.
Visited by Horse Thieves.
Horse thieves paid a visit to Alliance
last Sunday night and succeeded in getting
away with several horses and other prop
erty. Those who missed horses from their
premises the next morning were Zbindcn
Bros., L. N. McFall and Henry Brena
man. Messrs. R. Standen and Collins'
stables were also entered the same night
and the thieves carried off a saddle and
bridle from each place. So far the thieves
have not been apprehended.
A Close Call.
Henry Mosher, son of Chief Dispatcher
Mosher, came near losing his life Sunday
afternoon by trying to prove that gasoline
used as a renovator would not ignite.
Henry's theory did not result as he an
ticipated for the minute he touched the
burning match to his pants, which he had
cleaned with gasoline, he was in flames.
Prompt action on the part of those nearby
saved the lad from seridus burns and per
haps a horrible death. As it is, he is
suffering with slight burns.
Mrs. Quivey Entertains.
A pleasant evening was spent at the
borne of Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Quivey
last Tuesdav. The genial hostess
was ably assisted in the social function
by the Misses Wilma Frew and Benlice
Kridelbaugh. The game of high-five
interested the guests during the greater
part of the evening and as a result of
the contest Mrs. C. H. Connctt was
awarded first prize and the consolation
number found a winner in Mrs, B. F.
Gihnan. A musical program was aUo
a pleasant feature of the social event.
Luncheon and refreshments were
served and a delightful evening en
joyed by all present. Following is a list
of guests present:
Mesdames Jackson, Irish, Schars, Hall,
Cramer, F. C. Mollring, R. M. Hampton,
Rumer, Fletcher, Brown, Bellwood, Young,
Phelps, Dewey, Simonson, C. C. Smith,
Connett, Holsten, Lester, Ray, Heming
way, Frankle, F. J. Kraemer, Norton,
Kridelbaugh, Marvin, Raymond, Harris,
Thalcher, McDonald, Gilman; Misses
Frew, Kridelbaugh and Sholes.
During the "old man's" absence in Col
orado a couple of weeks ago the Times
commented on the "material improve
ment" of The Herald, whJch assertion
was correct, we are pleased to say. How
ever, all the credit was given Mr. Louns
bury when it should have been
divided with Mr. Kniest as both of them
took much interest in the paper. And
what made the comment more pleasing is
the fact that this was the first favorable
mention ever made of Thb'Herald by that
sheet. We thought at the time what a
treat it would be to Times readers if Bro.
Ellis would take a vacation and that is
what he did this week. Mrs. Rustin, re
publican candidate for county superintend
ent of schools, has editorial charge of his
paper with the result of "material Im
provement" and we venture to say that
great family journal of morality and sun
shine would be appreciated by its read
ders if the present editorial management
was made permanent and Mr, Ellis run
for the supcrintendency.
At the meeting of the city council last
Saturday evening the mayor appointed W.
R. Akers as a delegate to attend the irriga
tion congress at Ogden, Utah. Captain
Akers is thoroughly conversant with all
matters pertaining to irrigation and Tub
Herald hopes that he may be able to rep
resent northwest Nebraska.
The ladies of the M, E. church will
meet next Wednesday at the home of Mrs.
L. F. Smith.
Rowan's for flour, every timo.
Wm. Elmore is having n commodious
addition built to his residence.
M. J, Hngerty returned Tuesday from a
six weeks' trip, having visited in Missouri
Andy Graham returned Wtdnesday from
Lincoln and has apparently regained his
former good health.
W, E. Spencer took his son Earl to
Boone, Iowa, Wednesday, where the lad
will attend nchool this winter.
M. B. Quivey was at Hemingford yes
terday to complete arrangements for buy
ing potatoes there this fall.
T. A. Coffey returned to Allianco Wed
nesday, having .spent n couplo of weeks at
his ranch in Cherry county.
A good girl who wishes to work for board
and attend school can find .1 desirable
place by addressing Box C, Alliance,
J. D. Cnrmiclc and wife went to Bayard
Wednesday to attend the fair. They will
also visit Mrs. Carmicle's parents at
The high wind together with a damaged i
awning was the cause of smashing one of
the plate glass windows in Olson's shoe
Mrs. A. R. Lewis went to Marsland
yesterday .tnd will return with Mr. Lewis
Saturday. He is soliciting life insurance
in that vicinity.
Attorney Fanning of Crawford was in
town between trains Tuesday mornings.
Ho had been attending the state fair and
reported it very successful.
There will be no services in the Metho
dist church Sunday morning. The choir
is arranging to give a sacred concert the
regular service hour in the evening.
The quarterly report of the condition of
the First State Bank of Hemingford will
be found in this issue of The Herald and
shows that reliable banking institution to
be in a flourishing condition.
The list of appointments made at the M.
E. conference at Valentine has not been
announced at this writing but it is reported
that'Rev. C. W. Ray of Valentino will be
assigned Dr. Horn's charge in this city.
Geo. A. Hills of Grand Island was in
the city Wednesday, returning to trat
place Thursday morning. Mr. Hills is
engaged in placing agencies for a weather
strip door and window attachment, a very
neat and useful article.
Mrs. Ruby Kischczak of Chicago ar
rived Wednesday and will visit three
weeks with her aunt, Mrs. F. M. Phelps.
Mrs. Kischczak nee Van Arman resided in
Allianco several years ago and has many
friends among the young people.
Ward Earl and wife in company with
Miss Larkin arrived in Alliance yesterday
morning from Pawnee City for a visit with
Mrs. Earl's father, Dr. Collins. They
were on their way to Lead City, S. D.,
and remained here between trains.
Miss Arvilla Snow was tendered a sur
prise party at her home Wednesday even
ing which was a most pleasant affair.
Mi3s Snow was to leave for Boulder, Colo.,
the day following and this social event was
quietly arranged in her honor before she
Father Galvin was called to North Platte
Sunday night by Father Carroll who was
suffering with a severe attack of appendi
citis. He was removed to the hospital at
Omaha Monday and will be operated on
about the 20th. Father Galvin accom
panied him to Omaha and returned home
At the Baptist church next Sunday morn
ing Rev. Jeffers, pastor, subject, '"The
Heroic in Christianity." Evening sermon,
" Passing Ships." Sunday school at 10
o'clock. The Juniors meet at 3 o'clock for
reorganization. C. E. meeting at 7:15 p.
m. Midweek prayer service Thursday
evening at 7:3o, one-half hour earlier than
formerly. A welcome to all services.
Mayor Buechsenstein returned this
morning from Deadwood where he at
tended the mining congress. This was
Louie's first visit to the Hills and he en
joyed the trip immensely. He investigated
the properties of the Hidden Treasure
mining company, in which he is interest
ed, and was so well pleased with the pros
pects that he will invest in more stock.
The following item of interest was re
ceived this week from our correspondent at
Malinda: "A quiet, beautiful wedding
took place at the home of Mr, and Mrs.
John Severson.on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 12
o'clock, in which Mr. Edward Deuker and
Miss Minnie Severson were joined jn the
hcly bonds of matrimony. The young
couple are held in the highest esteem and
their prudent judgment to enter into the
ties of wedlock should be followed by
others of our young people. Those pres
ent to witness the occasion besides the
bride's parents were Rev. Henry Deuker
who performed the ceremony. Mr. and
Mrs. Albert Wildy, Mrs. Tiernan, Mrs.
Kenedy, Henry Deuker, L. H. Neeland,
Harry Wildy, John Tjchacher."
Miss Mabel Johnson, who accompanied
the remains of Guy Hague to Nevada, Iowa,
last week, returned homo Saturday,
G. W. Duncan has traded his property
in Duncan's addition to Mrs. Myron Tuttle
for the Scofield residence just north of
tho school house,
Ray Clapp returned to Fairfield, Iowa,
last Monday after nn extended visit with
his father, and will resume his school
studies at that place.
The question of improvements of tho
city in tho way of sewerage and sidewalk
improvement seem to meet with general
commendation by our citiz'ens,
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Uignell of Linc6ln
were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Bignell from Saturday till Monday. Thoy'
were enrontc homo from Denver.
Messrs. Tully, Ankcny and Hobart, all
good old Iowa men who reside at Clinton,
left for a trip to Deadwood this weok after
a pleasant visit at the Ankcny ranch,
John H. Ellis was operated on for ap
pendicitis in an Omaha hospital Monday.
The operation is reported to havo been
successful and tho patient doing woll.
County Supt. Kent went down to his
ranch last evening to help ship n car of
cattle to Omaha. He will also take in tho
stalo fair before returning. Ifushvillo
Mrs. C, A. Burlew of Hemingford
stopped in the city between trains Wed
nesday morning. She had accompanied
her children to Fremont where thoy will
The remains of the infant of Mr. and
Mrs. Dan Colvin, who reside near Bridge
port, were brought to this city List Sun
day for interment. The little one passed
away last week.
Roy Randall went to Alliance Monday
morning where he has secured a position
braking on the B. & M. His family will
follow later. The Time wishes Roy suc
cess. Chadron Times.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. McCandless of
Wvmore passed through Allianco yester
day enroute to Hemingford to help cele
brate the eightieth birthday anniversary
of Mr. McCandless' mother.
Mrs. Burris left for Anaconda last
Saturday on receipt of the news of the
death of her sister-in-law. The deceased
leaves two small children and it is Mrs,
Burris' desire to care for them.
Guy Lockwood returned home last Sat
urday from the east where he went to take
a course in the art of embalming. He is
now a full-fledged embalmer, which a
newly issued certificate of the Chicago
Alliance put up a mighty good fight for
the new state normal school, but to no
avail, as Kearney was selected after over
a hundred ballots. Alliance need not feel
bad for her turn is bound to come. She is
already the best town in western Nebraska,
and still growing better. It does not seem
a square deal, however, to locate the school
at Kearney, which already has a large state
institution. Gering Courier.
The duck season is here and the city
sportsmen are taking advantage of the gay
sport. The game is plentiful and some
large hauls are reported. Broncho lake is
lined with hunters from morning till night
and many a duck has come to an untimely
end upon its waters by tho unerring aim of
the nimrod. Two large blue herrons were
seen on the lake Tuesday evening but they
evaded the eager desiro of the boys to
Rumer's Cash Department store, as
usual, is prepared to meet the fall trade
with a new assortment of seasonable
goods. By referring to their advertise
ment on page 4 the reader will learn of a
number of excellent bargains and Rumer
has many more not listed therein. The
Herald with its unequaled subscription
list is the popular medium through which
the merchants of Alliance can fully ac
quaint the people with thsir fall and
The German Lutheran church will soon
be ready for use and services will be con
ducted therein. The Presbyterian church,
located on north Box Butte avenue, is
now under way of erection, workmen being
busy in excavating for the foundation.
Alliance is to be congratulated on the
number and fine appearance of its places
of worship, thus proving that our people
possess the right spirit. If the number
of houses of worship is a criterion, we are
indeed a God-fearing community.
C. W. Brennan went to Hemingford
Wednesday to form the acquaintance of
voters in that section of the county. It is
now evident to everybody that Charlie is
the strongest candidate the fusionists
could have nominated for the office of
county treasurer. He has been a resident
of the county for sixteen years and nothing
can be said against his character or quali
fications. He will receive a splendid vote
in Alliance and there is no reason why he
should not have the solid fusion support
throughout the county. Mr. Brennan will
make a clean, gentlemanly campaign.
So are We
With Special Prices
on provisions of all
kinds. Call in and
see us before buying;.
'Phone No. 4.
Business Local Column.
Advertisements in this column will bo
charged at tho rate of 10 cents per line
first insertion and 5 cents per lino each
Advertisers should remember that Tiie
Herald's circulation is much larger than
any other Allianco paper and has tho lar
gest circulation in the. city and county.
Have you tried Rowan's flour?
Dr Allen, dentist, opera house.
Old papers for sale at this office.
Special lino of childrens' hats at goc.
Mrs. Thos. Regan,
Go to Dr. Reynolds for dental work.
Sears building. 'Phone 213,
Thornton pays six cents for hides.
See F. E. Reddish for loans on rout es
tate. For storm windows and doors seo Forest
Take hides where you will get tho niost
for them at Thornton's.
Wanted A good girl to work at laun
dry, Call at laundry. 6-26-tf
Forest Lumber Co. make a specialty of
manufacturing dipping vats'.
All kinds of screen doors and windows
made to order by Geo. G. Gadsby.
Two furnished roams for rant. Mrs.
See Humphrey for picture framing, up
holstering and furniture repairing.
For sale Lady's good saddle horse,
saddle and blanket; five head of calves.
Jennie Kinges at Nellie Thompson's
Help wanted at the Bnrry House,
Dr. Reynolds, the dentist, is now per
manently located in the Sears building,
first door west of Blackburn's store.
For screen doors and windows call on
Geo. G. Gadsby.
Picture framing, upholsterfngand furni
ture repairing C. Humphry, 7-10- tf
Try Rowan's fresh graham floun
Plain sewing, by Mrs. A. F. Snyder, at
patrons' homes. 'Phone 378.
Plain Sewing Taken.
The undersigned, located two blocks
west of the Rumer store, and door south
of Mr. Quivey's residence, is prepared to
do plain sewing of any kind, children's
garments a specialty. Prices reasonable
and all w,ork guaranteed.
Mrs. Ada Lounsbury,
I will sell at public-auction at the Hatch
ranch, twelve miles north and two miles
east of Hemingford, and ten miles east of
Marsland, to the highest bidder, according
to the terms of sale, on
TUESDAY, SEPT. 22, IOO3,
at 10 a. m., the following described
Fifty-four head of cattle, as follows.
Sixteen yearling steers, I yearling heifer,
2 two-year-old heifers, 21 spring calves.
Nine head of horses as follows: One
six-year-old mare with colt by side, 1 old
mare, 5 two-year-old colts, 1 yearling mare.
Thirty head of hogs as follows: Six sows,
24 small pigs, Four dozen bens and some
young chickens. Two acres of Early
Ohio potatoes. Hay rake, lumber wagon,
a large quantity of rye, alfalfa and native
hay, household goods and many other
Sale will begin promptly at 10 a. m.
Free lunch at noon.
Terms: Under $10 cash; over $10 a
credit of 10 months will be given at 10 per
cent interest with gcod security. Positively
no by-bidding. The property will go to
the highest bidders who can conform to
the terms of the sale. Frank Stanek.
Wm, Fosket, Auc,
K. L. Pierce, Clerk.