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ALLIANCE, BOX BUTTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA! FRIDAY, OCT, 16, 1903,
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Any time you have good
marketable potatoes to
sell we will buy. We
pay the Highest Mar
ket Price ut all times.
We will buy at Alliance,
and Berea all fall. See
us before you sell or
contract your potatoes.
Raymond & Quivey
In Alliance iG-3oof every month. 2
Office over The Famous
Mollring Bros, shoe sale is on.
For Sale Fiftv choice Kamboullet
rams. H. A. Peters, Hay Springs, Neb!
Childrens' underwear 10 cents a garment
at Mollring Bros.
Late novelties in hats and caps at Moll
We have the best $3,00 R. R.
earth Mollring Brqs.
SiOO for a Nome.
Lockwood & Co.,
We want a good name for our high class
brass and iron beds.
We will pay $100 to the retail furniture
dealer sending us the best name for this
line. Contestants must fdl out the en
closed blank and send it to us by October
25i 1903. The name selected from those
submitted will be inserted in our December
advertisements appearing in all the leading
Our beds are beautiful in style and de
sign, splendidly constructed and finished
with great skill and artistic taste. The
name should embody the all-round excel
lence of our productions. It should also
be short and easily remembered.
Beginning now we intend to spend
thousands of dollars annually advertising
our beds in high grade publications. Nat
urally we want the name to be one that
will stick like a burr.
. We hope that you will enter the contest
Remember, this blank must be signed
and in our hands by October 25, 1903
Very truly yours,
Marion Iron & Brass Bed Co.
The above will be turned over to our
patrons who will be given the opportunity
to secure the prize offered. For partic
ulars, call at store.
B. F. Lockwood & Co.
Harold B. Miller, M. D , physician and
surgeon, office and residence 321 south
Ssviatiiith strsst, Lincoln. Neb.
We are not selling
goods at cost
Jones pays the
You are Jones
and it will pay you
to price our goods.
We have a
good line of
good goods at
B 0 f U E
Citj Cash' Store
Dr. Bowman is driving an elegant new
Clayton Reed spent Sunday with Hem
Col. Hay ward, the sage of Mullen, was
in the metropolis Tuesday.
Rev. Dr Bogue has gone to York to at
tend the Presbyterian synod.
E. A. Hall made a trip to Bridgeport
Monday on stock business.
Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood of Hetningford'
visiting their numerous friends in the city
J. D. Patterson, a well known stockman
of Lakeside was in Alliance Wednesday
Mrs, Stanton and daughter, aunt and
cousin of Father Falvin, left Tuesday for
their home at Colioes, N. Y.
A. D. Rodgers has been down xm his
ranch this week looking up his interests
and enjoying the pleasures of rural life.
Mrs. W. J Emery returned to her home
at Billings, Mont., Thursday after a two
weeks' visit with relatives in this city.
Mrs. A. E. Pearson and children left
Wednesday morning for Lincoln, Mr.
Pearson having decided to remain there.
Miss Estelle Bohn is spending a week at
her home in York. Miss Anna Wills is
filling Miss Bonn's position in the post
office, S. C. Reck was in the city a couple of
days attending to business connected with
the new school building. He returned to
Mrs. Geo. II. Hagaman returned Satur
day from a month's visit with bar father
and sister in Oklahoma and G. II. is ac
cordingly happy again.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Harris and son of
Druses county visited in Alliance Sunday.
Mrs. Harris left Monday for the eastern
part of the state to receive medical treat
ment. J. B. Kniest left Wednesday night fo(
Carroll, Iowa, to make arrangements for
moving his family to thjs city. He will
also go to Boone on business matters while
Guy Lockwood returned from Omaha
Sunday. lie passed a successful exapiina
tion before the state board of undertakers
and is now prepared to care for business
in that line.
H. A. Peters came down from the ranch
on the Runningwater Saturday and was
accompanied home Sunday by Mrs. Peters
who has been visiting her mother, Mrs.
Rhodes in this city.
F. F. Liska, one of The Herald's
readers at Hay Springs, was in the city
Wednesday to make arrangements for
proving up on his homestead about thirty
miles north of Alliance.
Mesdames W. A. Hampton and Hillier
returned from Omaha Sunday.. The
ladies were entertained by the Elmore
family during the Ak-Sar-Ben festivities
and report a most enjoyable time.
James Mracek, foreman of the round
house at Guernsey was in the city Tues
day enroute to Omaha where he will be
operated dn for a catarrhal trouble with
which he has been afflicted for the last
Mrs. J. A. Hunter and son Robert came
down from the ranch on the .Running
water Friday and visited her mother, Mrs.
Harris till Sunday. Mrs. Harris will
leave soon for Fremont and Illinois to
spend the winter.
Isaac Rockey, one of the best citizens of
Dorsey(precinct, was a county seat visitor
Tuesday. He was accompanied by his
cousin Philip Rockey, a merchant of Rus
sell, Iowa, who has been visiting relatives
and friends in the dounty for a week.
A meeting of the Star and Combination
cattle companies was held in this city Mon
day. The directors present were: Er
nest May, Lead, S. D., A. J. Maltener,
Dcadwood, S. L. Maltener, New York, B,
F. Ankeny, C. H. Tully and Wm. Mitch
ell The grape harvest is at hand and the
crop is both large a"nd lucious. Importa
tions for city consumption indicate that
Alliance citizens are extremely fond of the
fruit. Iixpress agents and draymen are
busy every day handling the hundreds of
baskets that arrive.
The Boston Bargain store is a recent ad
dition to the business 'houses of Alliance
and the proprietor, A. Jacobson, offers to
the trade a fine line of ladies cloaks, jackets
ami skirts for fall and winter wear, lhe
store 4 located on Box Butte avenue, five
doars north of the Hila Grand hotel.
L. L. Harrison and Miss Jennie Week
of Lake City, Iowa, who wore married at
the bride's home on the 7th int., passed
through Alliance Saturday uroute to
Sheridan where Mr. Harrison u principal
of the city schools. Mr. Harrison was
formerly associated with his brojher in the
Alliance Candy factory,
AT HARD LABOR
Was the Sentence Imposed Upon
Charles D. Patterson for Horse
THREE '.DIVORCES GRANTED
And n Number of Decrees Kntcrcd In Eq
uity CnscR nt n Spccinl Term of District
Court Held Wedncsdny-.JudRC Wcstovcr
Gives l.tttlc Kncotirngcincnt to Horse
Judge Westover arrived in the city from
Rushville Tuesday evening and convened
a special term of court Wednesday. In
less than an hour one criminal, three di
vorce and several equity cases were dispos
Charles D. Patterson was arraigned and
pleaded guilty to stealing Zbiuden and Mc
Fall's horses in this city a few weeks' ago
and sf 'terward stealing a horse at Newcas
tle, jp yo. Patterson also admitted that'he
had een under arrest in Kansas charged
wit' burglarizing a bank but claimed that
he proved himself innocent. The Court
was evidently of the opinion that Patter
son had a record and after giving the
young man some fatherly advice pronounc
ed a sentence of five years at hard labor,
Sunday excepted, in the penitentiary. AI-,
ter the sheriff had taken Patterson back to
the jail he waxed warm, saying that an
eighteen months' sentence would have
been sufficient for stealing a couple of old
horses and that the judge "didn't weigh
half as much as he thought he did;" Pat
terson is twenty-eight years of age and
Katie Barkwell, Martha McReynolds
and John Grim were released from the ties
of matrimony and after entering decrees
in the equity cases court was adjourned
Judges and Clerks of Election.
Following is a complete list of names of
those who will act as judges and clerks at
the voting precincts in Box Butte county
at the coming election:
Alliance, First ward: Judges B. S.
Cavin, G. W. Clark, D. C. Mclntyre.
Clerks B. F. Gilman, A. D. Rodgers.
Alliance, Second ward: Judges Orville
Owen, L. A. Berry, Geo. Leidy. Clerks
B. V. Reeves, Jas. H. H. Hewett.
Boyd; Judges T. M. Lawler. Fred
Bauer M. G. Wambaiigh. Clerks Mat
thew Brennan, N. M. Hayes.
Box Butte: Judges Joel Sheldon, Geo.
Parker, Ole Davig. Clerks John O'Mara,
Dorsey: Judges Isaac Rocky, J. C.
Osborn. II. R. Green. Clerks J. M.
Kuhn, Mat Beaumont.
Lawn: Judges Henry Shimek, Stanley
Civish. John Herline Clerks W. L.
Jewell, Chas. H. Evans.
Liberty: Judges J. W. Broshar, An
drew Tschacher, Henry Sweezey. Clerks
Geo. E. Zimmerman, Chas. Moravek.
Lake: Judges R. J. Boon, Ralph
Lewis, Sam Wilson. Clerks A. H.
Grove, John Pilkington.
Nonpareil: Judges J. P. Jensen, James
Curry, E. Mahin. Clerks W. U. Jewett,
B. U, Shepard.
Runningwater: Judges Barney Hal
bur, ,V. A. Clark, John Potmesil, Jr.
Clerks John Jelinek, T. L. Hopkins.
Snake, Judges John Burns, Alexander
Allen, Wm. Underwood. Clerks Jos.
Nerud, C. E. Johnson.
Wright: .Judges J. II. Mailey, J. W.
Christy, W. J. Johnson. Clerks John
O'Keefe, E.J. Gregg.
A Fine New Church.
The new church edifice of the First
Presbyterian congregation on Box Butte
avenue will soon be under cover. The
work is progressing rapidly and under the
supervision of Contractor Dustman will be
completed in first-class workmanlike man
ner. The building will be one of the fin
est houses of worship in the vicinity and
no pains will be spared by the .contractor
in seeing that every part of the work is
Mr. Dustman has been a very busy man
this season Besides other buildings he has
erected this summer, he put up a fine two
story residence in the southeast part of
town for Mrs. M. J. Richardson, With
the assistance of competent workmen he
succeeded in completing the building in
two weeks' time, with the exception of the
finishing after the plastering. This surely
is going some and a great credit to Mr.
Dustman and the other workmen engaged.
T. Rubottom was i n town Tuesday and
informs us that an estray black mare,
about six or seven years old, no brands,
came to his place, fourteen miles north
west, about October 1, Mr. Rubottom
does not desire to take the animal up as
an estray but would like to have the own
er come and get her.
Earl Fosket spent a couple of daj's in
Alliance this week.
P. Kinsley was down from Hemingford
Tuesday on business.
Hamilton Hall was down from Heming
ford tho first of the week.
G. M. Burns has moved into his now,
residence on Wyoming avenue.
John Lonsford, a well known cattle man
from Lakeside, was in the city Wednes
day transacting business.
F. J. Gable of Lynch. Neb., represent
ing the Oliver Typewriter Co , was doing
business in this city last week.
J. R. Pierce and Jasper Calvin were in
the city Monday, Mr. Pierce has finished
digging his potato crop of 2,400 bushels.
S. J. Wilson, who has been suffering
with an attack of pleurisy, is able to be
around again, The Herald is pleased to
Notice. All members of K. of P. nrb
requested to meet at Bell's hall, October
18 at three o'clock sharp. Julius Rehder,
John Miller, Com.
Marsland correspondence was received
too late 'for this issue. Correspondence
should be in hy Thursday morning to in
J. W. Baumgardncr is making an active
campaign and is well pleased with his
prospects for re-election to the office of
Rev. T. F. Graham of the "Living
Water Mission," Denver, will begin 'a ser
ies of revival meetings at the Baptist
church here on November 1.
Thos CollimCrTIl7DUlon7E. A. Hall,
J. R. Pholan, Watkins & Feagins, C. J.
Wildy, W. O'Mara and Krause Bros' were
among those who shipped cattle this week.
Miss Minnie Morris returned Tuesday
from Kansas City where she has been vis
iting her sister, Mrs. Nelson, and familiar
izing herself with the new dances which
she is now prepared to teach.
Mrs. B. F. Gilman went to Omaha
Tuesday and will enter a hospital for a
surgical operation. Mr. Gilman accompa
nied her and the children are staying iwith
Mrs. Davison of Hemingford.
" The Women's Guild of tho Episcopal
church have completed all arrangements
for the harvest festival and hop, which
they will give Tuesday night. Moore's
orchestra will be in attendance.
Mrs. R. D Stoncr of Alliance is visiting
relatives at University place. Mayor
Smith and Mrs. Smith of University Place
have returned from a week's visit with
friends and relatives at Alliance. Lincoln
L. C. McCormick left for Alliance.Neb.,
Monday morning to take a place as teleg
rapher in the operating department of the
Burlington. Mac is said to be a first-class
operator and his friends wish him every
success in his new position. Sterling
A couple of officers of the Tenth cavalry
were here Sunday looking for deserters
who made their get away between Alliance
and Sidney. The officers got track of their
gamo vhen-they arrived here on 41 but too
late to capture them for they had taken a
freight east two hours before.
John Adams, who has been employed in
The Herald office for the past two
months, left. Monday night for his home at
Carroll, Iowa, The young man possesses
extraordinary ability as a cartoonist and
sketcher and we look for him to distinguish
himself along these lines some day.
C. W. Brennan returned yesterday
from a trip through the county. If Char
ley receives the support in the country
that the fusion candidate for treasurer did
two years ago and there is every indica
tion that he will there fs no doubt that
he will be the next treasurer of Box Butte
Some time ago an item appeared fh the
newspapers of Nebraska to the effect that
a settlement of Danes was to be estab
lished in the western part of this state,
but a letter received from George D.
Meiklejohn, at Washington, by A. F.
Baldridge, states that there is no founda
tion whatever in the report.'
The sermon Sunday morning at the
Baptist church will be appropriate to the
gathered harvest. In the evening a
"Harvest home" program will be rendered
by members of the Sunday school. On
Tuesday evening a chicken-pie supper will
be served in the church by the ladies from
5 to 8 o'clock at 25 cents. All are invited.
The attention of our readers is directed
to the now advertisements of Rumer's
Cash Department store, Bogue's City Cash
store, Mollring Bros., W. W. Norton, B.
F. Lockwood & Co.. A. C. Bingham, B01
ton Bargain store, . Acheson & Joder,
C,,A. Newlwrry, Lee Acheson and others.
The advertisements are of especial import
ance to purchasers and should not be
Mesdames Norton and Hillier gavo a
delightful "At Home" party at tho beauti
ful home of Mrs. Norton Thursday after
The house was tastefully decorated with
carnations, ferns and smilax. At five
o'clock a sumptuous dinner was given, the
menu consisting of seven courses nnd was
served by Misses Lulu Duncan, Fay and
Bess VnnBoskirk, Florence Rumor, Nellie
Hillier nnd Leah Kraemer. While dinner
was being set ved the guests enjoyod a
guessing contest, the royal prize being
awarded to Miss Pease and the second
prize (o Mrs. Highland. Mrs. F. J. Krea
mer and Mrs. W. G. Simonson assisted in
receiving and Miss Mao McDcrmolt pre
sided at the piano.
The following ladies were invited, most
of whom wore present:
Mesdames, W. A. Hampton, Simonson,
Fagley, Kraemer. Highland, II olio way,
Frankle, T. Allen, Taylor, McDonald,
Clark, E. D. Mollring, S C. Mollring,
Dewoy, Buechsenstein, Nolcman, Mallery,
Andrews, Connott, I?egan, Smith, Koons,
Thorp, Spencer, Elmore, Dartz, Fletcher,
Reed, McCrackcn, Regan, Newberry, Ir
ish, Davidson, Gilman, Green, Cadwala
der, Butler, Phelps, Triplet!, Miller. Slon
er, Hemingway, Bellwood, Lester, Jack
son, Schawvcr, Stewart, Coittant, Hall,
Rood, Broome, Mort Johnson, Young, Ru
mer, Dorrington, Quivey, Baldridge, Ray
mond, Kridelbaugh; Misses Pease, Souls,
A band of wandering Gypsies were en
camped west of the city Sunday and Mon
day. Tho women were dressed in colors
that would arouse the envy of a Crow
squaw. Begging and fortune telling oc
cupied their time, while the masculine part
of the wandering outfit enjoyed themselves
beside the camp-firu smoking cigarettes.
Even the shnggy-hair hounds seemod to
possesses the lazy natures of their masters
as they lie curled up by the fires. Marshal
Shay rounded up several of the Gypsies
who attempted to become too familiar with
other people's property and he kept do.e
watch over the whole outfit until they lett
for ojher parts.
Trust Hits Stockmen Hard.
Luwers jl'rtce of Live .Meat nnd liaises
cUlatRc for l;inlshitd Product.
The following we take from the Chicago
Record-Herald of Oct. 14 inst:
Omaha, Oct, 13. Market statistics taken
on October 10 show that within a year the
packinghouses have raised the price of
pork 15 per cent. The trust is paying 40
per cent less for pork than'it did a year
ago and getting sufficiently better prices to
make 50 per cent larger profits. The same
is practically true of beef, the increase in
promts being 35 per cent. During the
week ended Saturday live pork dropped $1
a hundred and the same day there was a
raise of i cent a pound on .the dressed
product, ft is now costing Omaha, fami
lies alone $180,000 more for meat than it
did last year, before the trust got under
way, and Nebraska stockmen, according to
the estimate of careful statisticans, havo
lost 874,000,000 this year through the
manipulations of the trust.
Is it not an opportune time for live
stock growers to build and operate their
own packing plants and thus prevent this
Jesse.McCawley of Hyannis was an Al
liance visitor this week.
Ten per cent reduction on Florsheim
shoes Mollring Bros.
One second hand Kansas City hay baler
for sale. See the old apple man, F. A.
I want 300 head of live stock to winter.
Residence section 8, township 26, range
44. F. W. Scribner, P. O., Jess, Neb.
Harvest festival, opera house, Tuesday,
Oct. 20, by Episcopal ladies' guild. Re
freshments seryed, Music by Moore's
orchestra. Dancing tickets. 75 cents.
Now is the time for all good people to
buy framed pictures. Until Novembers
we will give a discount of 25 per cent from
regular pride on all framed pictures in our
store, Geo. Darling.
First Presbyterian church, Young
People's Society of Christian Endeavor,
president, H, R. Carson: secretary, Flor
ence Rigdon. Prayer meeting 645 p. m.,
Sunday. Bell's hall.
Strayed or Stolen
One brown mare with right shoulder
sunken, with colt by her side, weight
1,200 pounds. One three-yonr-old buck
skin mare, black mane and tail. One blue
roan mare about nine years, weight 800
pounds. Inform Guo. Melz or W. G.
Whilo the oast is devr&Utori by
storms and heavy rains that h.wo left
couutloss numbers destitutu. tun wvt
smd patticulurlv Ntdjrasl is iiaskiujj
in tho sunshine o( a yluriouw autumn,
with cattlw on evyry hillside and enough
spuds to fflei th- world.
THE FALL SEASON
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 be
charged at the rate of to cents per line
first insertion and 5 cents per line each
Advertisers slioulujcmember that I UK
Herald's circulation is much larger than
any other Alliance paper and has the lar
gest circulation In the city nnd county.
Go and get yqur shoes at Mollring Bros.
JDr Allon, dentist, opera hoiuie.
Old papers for sale at this office.
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
For stofm windows and doors see Forest
(Take hides where ypu will get. the most
for them at Thornton's'.
Forest Lumber Co. make a specialty of
manufacturing clipping vats.
All kinds of screen doors and windows
made to order by Geo. G.,Gadsby.
See Humphrey for picture framing", up
holstering and furniture repairing. ,.
High-grade pianos and organs at lowest
prices. A. C. Bingham.
Bids wanted for baling 150 tons of hay
at once. J, R. VanBoskirk, two miles
south of Alliance.
Picture framing, upholstering and furni
ture repairing C. Humpjiry. 7-10-tf
Pattern hats, street hats, ready-to-wear
hats. Mrs. Thos. Regan.
For sale. Second-hand Singer sewing
machine in good repair. Inquire at this
Three new Royal ball-bearing sewing
machines at cost. A No. 1 second-hand
organ for sale. A. C. Bingham.
- Board and room $5 per week. New
house, everything first-class. First house
north of B. & M. freight depot. Wm.
Plain sewing, by Mrs. A. F. Snyder, at
patrons homes. 'Phone 378.
Wanted ! Potatoes !
Highest market price, A. D, Rodgers.
Wanted A good girl to wok at laun
dry. Call at laundry. 6-26-tf
Dr. Reynolds, the" dentist, is now per
manently located in the Sears building,
first door west of Blackburn's store.
For sale Surrey, almost good as new,
A. E. Pearson, 612 Box Butte avenue.
For Sale Thoroughbred Cockrel Span
iel pups. First houso north of Catholic
church or Miller Bros.
Your potatoes, if fine, are wanted by
the old apple man. Get his prices F.
Grocery Stock at Cost.
The A. Blackburn grocery stock having
been assigned to W, A. Hampton for tho
benefit of creditors will be closed out at
Lot us frame your pictures.- Our stock
is entirely new, as the mouldings in at
time of fire were damaged and thrown
out. Geo. Darling.
I have a good team, buggy and hanes
for sale, also one three-fourths A'i
wagon and heavy harness. Come
them. W. James.
- Apple Cider for Vinegar.
If you can use any see the Old A
Man. T. A. TiUKle".
Taken up One stray red helfr a to it
five or six months old, Owner can fin
ame at the Checkered livery Lira. It
not called for in-line alloted by law the
estray will be disposed of according to
law. M. Shay, City Marsha' 41