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ALLIANCE, BOX BUTTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA: FRIDAY, SEPT, 18, 1903,
Any time you have good
marketable potatoes to
sell we will buy. We
pay the Highest Mar
ket Price at all times.
We will buy at Alliance,
and Berca all fall. See
us before you sell or
contract your potatoes.
Raymond & Quivey
J) K. KKKAMICK,
In Alliance 16-30 of every month.
Office over The Famous . . .
Ladies ready-lo-wcar hats and tailored
street hafs. Mrs. Tiios. Regan.
Rowan's Kavenna flour is strictly in the
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.
Board and room $5 per week. New
house, everything first-class. First house
north of B. & M. freight depot. Wm'.
Rowan don't handle cheap flour but he
sells good flour mighty cheap.
A good girl who wishes to work for board
and attend school can find a desirable
place by addressing Bex 6, Alliance.
Wanted, a girl who desires . to attend
school to assist in general housework.
Mrs. E. A. Hall.
Dr. Barnes, the Eye and Sight specialist
will be at the Hila Grand Saturday th
19th. At Hemingford Monday 21, office
with Dr. Eikner.
For screen doors and windows call on
Geo. G. Gadsby.
Picture framing, upholstering and furni
ture repairing C. Humphry. 7-10-tf
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 work guaranteed.
Mrs. Ada Loun'srury.
We can show
Fine line of
If it's Ainsfield's
It' all right.
3 ' S
Rowan's for flour, every time.
A. M. Miller was down from Heming
W. (. Sitnonson made a business trip to
Gering the first of the week.
H. C. Armstrong made a trip to Sheri
dan, Wyo., the first of the week.
Ira Reed left Monday for Leuark, 111.,
with a car of horses which he shipped
Owing to the heavy passenger travel
from the cast Wednesday No. 41 was com
posed of two sections.
A. J. Simonson crme over from Denver
Sunday and remained till Tuesday attend
ing to business matters.
Samuel Allum who has been working
for the B. & M., has resigned and will
enter the employ of G. W. Nation.
Mrs. J. A. Mallery returned last Satur
day from Creston. Iowa, where she was
summoned by the sudden death of her
Geo. W. Bevan of Chicago arrived
Wednesday for a two weeks' visit with his
brothers at the Bevan ranch, twenty miles
A. W. Dix, a real estate dealer of Can by,
Minn., was hete Wednesday looking after
some land he owns about eight miles north
L. A. Paine, the well known representa
tive of McKinley & Lanning, Hastings, ar
rived yesterday to look after the land in
terests of his company.
Chas. A. Smaka returned home Friday
morning from Red Oak. Iowa, where he
has been looking after a large meat market
of which he owns a half interest. He came
by way of Denver.
Right Rev. A. R. Graves, bishop of
Laramie, will make his annual visit to Al
liance October 26, spending until Novem
ber 8 in this vicinity ami the towns of the
North Platte valley.
Geo. G. Gadsby and bride returned to
Alliance Friday and are at home to their
friends. They had an extended wedding
trip, visiting Niagra Falls, Montreal and
many other places of note.
Dr. Cook of Lincoln, oculist for the B.
& M. R. R., will make his next monthly
visit to Alliance on Saturday, Sept. 26.
He will be at Dr. Bellwqpd's office all day.
All diseases of the eye, ear, nose and
throat treated. Glasses fitted.
E. C. Hamblin arrived home Friday
morning on the Denver train from a three
weeks' business trip to eastern Iowa where
he has been looking after some valuable
property which he fell heir to by the death
of his grandfather some years ago.
A. D. Cooper, James Moore, John
Arnold, Wm. Lamm and Geo. Clayton of
Thayer, Iowa, passed through Al
liance Wednesday on their way to Gering
near where they have purchased irrigated
farms. All are old acquaintances of
D. A. Foley and family left last Monday
for their new home at Montgomery, Mo.,
where Mr. Foley has a position with
Mike Elmore, the well known railroad
contractor. Miss Estelle Bohn has
accepted the place in the postoffice force
made vacant by the resignation of Mr
Foley and the young lady executes the
duties thereof with entire satisfaction.
W, M . Foskct, our rleming'ord friend,
was in the city Wednesday forenoon en
route home from Omaha, where he market
ed cattle last week. Mr. Fosket spent a
week there visiting but says the weather
was so disagreeable that he didn't care to
be out much. Ralph Jackson, his son-in-law,
is now one of the head men for Mc-Cord-Brady
Co., in whose employ he has
been since leaving Alliance about twelve
The duck hunting sonsou brings with it
not only royal sport, but there is also an
occasional accident to roport by the prema
ture discharge of firearms. While out
hunting last Friday, Norbert Frohnapfel
met with a painful accident. He was in
the act of shooting when both barrels of
his shotgun were discharged simultaneously,
the hammers of the gun striking Norbert
in the cheek with such force as to badly
lacerate it. Aside from the pain, the young
man will not suffer serious results from
Mr. and Mrs. II, A. Allison of Lakeside
came in from the ranch Saturday, remain
ing till Sunday. Mr. Allison called to
have his stock brand inserted in this paper
saying that if it had appeared therein be
fore it would have saved him trouble and
expense in finding some cattle which had
strayed. The benefit of advertising stock
brands should be apparent to every stock
man, especially so during the winter
months when stock is so likely to stray off
in storms. Owing to The Herald's un
equaled circulation in this section of the
state your brands will become familiar to
all stockmen if it appears on The Herald's
brand page and may be the means of sav
ing you many dollars. Estray notices will
be inserted free on the brand page to those
who have their brands advertised.
A September Snow Storm.
The old adage that wonders never cease
was forcibly brought to mind even to the
oldest inhabitant last Sunday and Mon
day when this section was visited by a
snow storm that would bave been con
sidered a stem-winder in the middle of
winter. But as the storm was of a gener
al nature, visiting a vast area of country,
the people of Box Butte county can not feel
that they have been treated impartially or
that the weather man had it iu tor us alone.
The weather Sunday w,n cloudy and raw
with occasional spits of snow during the
afternoon. By evening however the snow
storm upon us with full force accompanied
by a stiff, cold wind from the north. The
storm was continued with scarcely an inter
mission until Tuesday evening. Whllo the
landscape was covered with two or three
inches of the beautiful, the atmosphere re
mained above freezing point thus evading
any serious results to range stock. The
snow soon disappeared after the storm and
aside from a light frost Tuesday morning
there is nothing left to tell the tale but his
tory of Alliance's mid-winter weather in
September, A. D. 1903.
Judge Wcstover Honored.
A4 the M. E. conference held at Valen
tine last week Judge W. H. Westover of
this district was elected a lay delegate to
the general conference to be held at Los
Angeles, Cal., next May. This general
conference is made up of one ministerial
and one lay delegate from each conference
district of the world and has a session once
every four years. The selection of dele
gates is one of the most important actions
of the conference and every delegate so
elected has not only the confidence of his
church associates but also the highest re
spect of every citizen of the district from
whence he comes. It is required of a
delegate that he possess good moral
character and an upright demeanor.
These qualifications are exemplified in
the persou of our worthy 'ridge who will
represent this district of Nebraska in the
general conference conscientiously and
whith honor to the M. E. church of the
state at large.
Northwest M. E. Conference.
The annual conference of the Methodist
Episcopal church of Nebraska, held at
Valentine, concluded its session Sunday
night. Tne following appointments were
made for the ensuing year:
Children district-Presiding KIdur, 1). .1.
;lurk; Alliance, O. V Hay; Cliadron, A. K.
Dullols: felly, Huppllcd by U, Utiiil; Craw
ford, O. K. HoUmjii; Guidon, to lu supplied;
Harrison, to lie. supplied; liny Sprint,, A. C.
llarton; liumtiigford, (', II. lJurlulgh; Lake
side, U. L, Kamsuy: Merrlrnun, supplied by
A. S. Jenkins; Itushvlllo, It. II. niimrnou;
Whitney, . I. W. Taylor.
Long Pino district Presiding Elder. A. It.
Julltui; Ainswortli, O. E. Commit; Atkinson,
J. W. Dowersu; Unssott, (J. O. Luso; Urown
leo, supplied by X. L. It. Lyons; Utitto, G. I
Meade; Urookston, J. J), llardesty: Fountain
Valley, supplied by A M. Wiisliburn; Xuw
port; Johnstown, A. F. Cumbow; Long I'lue,
V. T. Cummins; Nuplur and llrocUshurg to
bo supplied; Newport, to be supplied by J. A.
Johnson; flortleii, to be supplied ;prlngview,
to bo supplied by W. Graham; Stewart, L. W.
Aortoii; Suuiiysldc, K. M. Keller; Valentino,
A. T. Carpenter.
S. A, Heck missionary In Korea.
M. (.'. Roberts missionary in the lllaek Hills
Wilbur W. Gattys, left without appointment,
to attend some school, member of Long I'lno
The German Lutheran church of this
city, which was recently completed, will
be dedicated Sunday, September 27, and
the evont is looked forward to by the mem
bers of that congregation with delight.
While arrangements for the occasion have
not -been entirely completed, enough is
known to insure the proper observance of
the day. The pastor. Rev. O. Roehrig,
who has labored zealously for the upbuild
ing of the local church and congregation,
has charge of affair and has secured the
assistance of Rev. Dr. Evers of Chicago,
Rev. Dr. Busch of Lincoln, Rev. Henkal
mann of McCook, and general Missionary
Further details of the dedicatory services
will be published next week when it is ex
pected complete arrangements will have
Among The Herald advertisers who
desire to call special attention to changes
in their advertisements arc the Forest
Lumber Co., Alliance Grocery Co,, the
Alliance Pharmacy and Rogue's dry goods
establishment. These firms are up-to-date
and buyers will profit by dealing with
L. O. Tisdel and family of Fitzgerald,
Ga arrived in this city Tuesday and were
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Leidy
till Wednesday when they left for Gering,
where they formerly resided, to visit a
couple of weeks wtth relatives and friends.
Mr. Tisdel was connected with the firm of
Enderly Bro., at Nonpareil fifteen years
ago and was acquainted with many of the
older residents of the county. Several ac
quaintances here enjoyed a visit from him.
Mr. Tisdel is now engaged in the mercan
tile business and prospering.
Try Rowan's ryo flour it can't be beat.
L. J. Schill was in from the ranch
W. W. Norton was indisposed the fir'at
of tho week.
Ben Swansoit was In from his ranch nt
Mud springs yesterday.
U. N. Hopkins has resigned his position
in the B. A M. shops.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Ray are now oc
cupying the Foley cottage.
The First Presbyterian church will serve
a chicken pie supper tonight-
Glen Hampton is expected home from
California in a couple of days.
R. W'intz of Randolph, Neb., is visiting
his sister, Mrs. Henry Broich,
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Muirhead have
moved into their own residence.'
Mr. and Mrs. Cal Hashman were made
happy Friday by the birth of a son.
The Catholic ladies' club will meet with
Mrs Fred Bctzold next Wednesday.
We're having summer veathcr again
and our stockmen can finish haying.
W. D. Rumer made 1 quick business
trip to Omaha the first of the week.
Miss Bertha and Alma Hamilton re
turned Sunday from their visit at Lincoln.
J. C. McCorkle expects to move his
family in from the Phelan ranch about
Will Tuttle is again on duty in tho post
office after a pleasaDt visit with his child
ren at Lincoln.
II. J. Steen has decided to retire from
the hotel business and has advertised his
place for sale. '
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Wells and daughter,
who visited at Grand Island last week, re
turned home Sunday.
Mrs. II. W. Rlttler left yesterday for
her home at Floyd, Iowa, after a two
weeks' visit with her father, II. N. Clif
ford. E. S. Wildy returned today from south
ern Illinois where he shipped a car of
horses. He found a ready market at good
Miss Lena Jay of Ralston, Iowa, is visit
ing relatives and friends in Alliance and
vicinity. Miss Jay was a forfnor teacher
of this county.
W. J. Owens, special agent for the Bur
lington was here from Lincoln Wednesday
looking for some stolen property belonging
to the company.
Ellis J. Wright, Alliance, Mrs. Leslie
Price, Hemingford, Irving S. Reed, New
Berlin, N. Y., became subscribers to this
family journal yesterday.
Dr. J. E. Moore, in company with
George Mollring and others, is enjoying a
hunt in the Big Horn basin for several
days, leaving here last Sunday.
P. II. Dillon received the sad intelligence
of the death of his mother in Crawford
county, Iowa, the first of the week and
went there to attend the funeral.
Rev. Dr. Horn will preach in the M. E,
church next Sanday morning. There will
be song service in the evening. Dr. Horn
and family will leave for Dillon, Mont.,
their new home, Tuesday.
Mrs. Durrow came down from Heming
ford last night where she had been, visiting
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. G.
Rowland. Mr. Durrow is a late employee
at the Rumer store and the couple will
soon be housekeepers in Alliance.
A. E. Pearson, who resigned his position
as boilcrmaker for the B. & M. last week,
left today for Lincoln for the purpose of
looking up a new location. Mr. Pearson
and his estimable family have many friends
in Alliance who will regret their departure.
The family mny remain till spring,
The brick on the northeast corner of the
Towusend and Bristol store and bank
building were laid last Friday afternoon.
The brick are undoubtedly the nicest ever
manufactured in Central Wyoming and
the expert bricklayers will make a very
handsome building. Mr. Sang Reckof
Alliance, Neb,, has the contract. Casper
Owing to the absence of Registejr Wilcox
Captain Akers was unable to attend the ir
rigation congress at Ogcfen this week and
in his place Mayor Buechscnstein appoint
ed J. R, Van BosVirk who left for Ogden
Saturday. It is reported that Nebraska's
full delegation is present.
F. E. Holsten returned from an extend
ed visit across the Atlantic ocean last Satur
day looking hale and hearty. Mr. Holsten
visited his old home in Sweden, and
found many changes in its surroundings.
Like Rip Van Winkle's experience, time
had transformed the scenes of his youth.
Many old acquaintances had moved away
and the scythe of Father Time had laid
low others of his playmates, Mr, Holsten
made a general tour of his native land,
visiting at Stockholm with relatives and
and viewing other places of interest.
Sunday at the Baptist church, G. C.
Jeffers pastor. Subject of morning ser
mon, ''What is Faith?" Evening discourse,
"Silver Sockets." Sunday school at to
o'clock, Jutviors meet at 3. C, E. meet
ing nt 6:45. The hour of evening service
has bean changed to 7:30. Midweek
prayer service Thursday evening. A
welcome to all services.
The scarcity of eggs in the local markets
the past few days has been a sore distress
to public meal caterers as well as to the
private household. This state of affairs
has originated the idea in tho minds of
several Allianceites to enter into tho
chickeu business on an extensive scale. It
is argued and backed up by a long column
of figures that a person can make an in
dependent fortune in hen raising within
the short space of three years. That there
is money to be made at poultry raising in
Box Butte county is a cinch, but the pro
fits to be derived from such an investment
in that space of time should be confined to
a modest fortune.
Something New to Him.
The Natrona County (Wyo.) Tribune
relates following regarding a young
man's fust glimpse of n railroad train:
"IJ. P. Sheldon, a young man ftoin
Lauder, about 2G years of age, arrived
in Casper last week, and for the fust
time in his life saw a railroad train.
He had some idea what the train looked
like, but the puffing of tho engine, the
escaping steam, the ringing of tho
engine bell and tho rumbling of thu car
wheels over the steel track was all new
to him and of course was n groat cur
iosity. Mr. Sholdon trailed some sheep
from Fremont county to Canper for
shipment, and he went to South Oma
ha with the shipmc'it, whuto he no
doubt will seo many things Unit will
excite hi3 curiosity and cause him l
Tor Stile, Cheap I
Couch, kitchen cabinet, iron bed,
springs and 3tudent table. E. C. Uokk.
Plain sewing, by Mrs. A, F. Snyder, at
patrons' homes. 'Phone 378.
Wanted A good girl to work at latin;
Dr. Reynolds, the dentist, Ts now per
manently located in tho Sears building,
first door west of Blackburn's store.
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, 1003,
nt 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 hens 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.
Tetms: Under $10 cash; over Sio 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.
Sealed bids will Ui luculvod at thu County
clerk's olllco up to noon Oft. (1, Hon, for tho
construction or tln ork herelnuf ter spocllled,
coat rue tor to furnish all materials:
At a point about four miles north of Iletn
liiKforu, Nt tin south branch of Hand canon
anil at tne ii'jrlli li.niUof said t'uiiurf where a
short ruvitio ou!k across the road, 11 thrH
iM.'ird culvert, VXxi inches ami 10 feet in I
luiiKth, is to lx pluctsi slizhtly diagonal tu-io
the road, and from the hilt just north there n
10 imj ri'inoveu 01 iiiut-jrui, oiuy ana slow un
11 venire depth of n feet fur a distance of 100 j
feet ami 1111 uvernu'o width of Vi feet, this belli:,' '
uloni; the wist sldo of tho road as now exists, 1
ami said earth to be brought down over said I
culvurt mid onto the IxHtom of tho canon. I
Also, at a point uboutoiie half nillo farther
north at the north brunch of s.iud canon,
there Is to Ikj constructed 11 brlduo 10 fwt
loiiKimd lilMJt wide with K'l and sulllcleut
stone abutments laid In cement, ftild abut
meals to l at least i0 feet at base to protect
thcKradc. Thutloorofsuld bridge 'hall l'of i
Inch lunilxjr wlthT stringers, l.arth from the
hill on tho south shall bo brought down and
filled In to the leti-l of said bridge, the same
nsiulrlng about i;5cublOynnls, uud from thr
inn on nit norm sitiu 1110 uiiriu, sumo. etc. is
to l ivmoved from thu fast side of thu old
road and thrown Into tho gully on thu west
HiiduKuInst the north sldu of bridge. Sulil
excavation should extend up the hill almut
U'TO feet, same being marked oil tho east
iKiundary of tho roan way by a post :!x
' Inches by 1 foot, driven In the ground,
and thu oast line of said excavation Is to Imj
tho lino of post hnlo-. now dug about 4 feet
into the roadway, und thu iitituitltj to be re
moved from litis hill is 11 bout .00 cubic yards.
Tho whole a aUm dttscrllxxl will K lot to
lowest responsible bidder on tho - day of
The lKiit of county commissions! re wfvc
tho right to reject any or all bids.
ipv-is s. .i. aJivsim, ixiuuiy CIlTK .
Those desiring to look over the ground ,
wttu a view ot making outs lor the work
on the above proposal can call on Isaac
So are We
With Special Prices
on provisions of all
kinds. Call in and
see ns before buying,
'Phone No. 4.
Dtisincss Local Column.
Advertisements in this column will he
charged at the rate of 10 cents per line
first insertion and 5 cents per lino each
Advertisers should remember that Tub
Hkkai.d's circulation is much larger than
any other Alliance paper and has the lar
gest circulation in the city and county.
Have you tried Rowan's flour?
Dr Allen, dentist, opera house.
Old papers for sale nt this office.
Special lino ofchildrens hats'arooc.
Mrs. Tiios. Regan,
Go to Dr. Reynolds for dental 'work.
Scars building. 'Phone 213.
Thornton pays six cents for hides.
See F. E. Reddish for loans on real es
tate. For storm windows and doors see Forest
Lumber Co. "
Take hides where you will gel the mosl
for them at Thornton's.
'Forest Lumber Co. make a specialty of
manufacturing dipping vats.
'All kinds of screen doors and windows
thade'to order bv Geo. G. Gadsbv.
lXV- - --xJ ..-l- v--
See Humphrey for picture framing, up
bolstering and furniture repairing.
For sale Lady's good saddle horse,
saddle and blanket; five head of calves.
Jennie Klnges at Nellie Thompson's
Help wanted at the Barry House,
Try Rowan's fresh graham flour,
'It's no SecreVl
That the circulation of
The Herald is nearly twice
that of any other Box Butte
County paper and has the
largest circulation in the
City and County.
The Herald is the Of-
ficial publication of the City
ill A Mint trx tUn, lllvn
Advertiser is sufficient.
O O S T
Commencing July 6
My entire stock of groceries
and queensware will be offered
for sale at actual cost for
Having decided to quit the business
and to close out the entire stock within
(jo days, 1 w ill make prices of special
inducements to cash purchasers. The
stock will all be closed out in the next