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ALLIANCE, BOX BUTTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA! FRIDAY, NOV, 13, 1903,
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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.
I Raymond & QuiYey
In Alliance 16-30 of every month
Office over The Famous . . '
At Valley Forge.
This beautiful drama, which will ho
presented at the Phelan opera house Tues
day night of next week, November 17,
possesses a stirring hearty story told in a
logical and impressive manner. The
scenes are laid in and around old Valley
Forge and historic Trenton, at the close of
the Revolutionary war. The story con
cerns a dashing captain of General Wash
ington's army and the pretty daughter of a
Troy colonel, and in the development of
the plot the fortunes of the heroine and
the hero aro closely followed to the end,
which comes with the fall of Yorktown and
the ending of the war. of the Revolution.
The climaxes are particularly well devised,
following each other in a logical sequence.
The company is under the management of
Mr. Williams Dunlap, formerly manager
for the Sanford Dodge Co., and is receiv
ing merited '-patronage wherever played.
It is a clean and pure drama and will be
One of the best booked for the season. The
players are all professional artists in the
line of acting Prices will be: Reserved
seats, 50 and 75 cents: children, 25 and
gallery 35 cents. Seats on sale beginning
Mollring Bros, shoe sale is on.
Sale Fifty choice Ramboullet
H. A. Peters, Hay Springs, Neb.
Childrens' underwear 10 cents agarment
at Mollring Bros.
Late novelties in hats and caps at Moll
We have the best $3.00 R.
earth Mollring Bros.
Closing Out Sale.
and children's outing flannel
Mrs. Thos. Regan.
Battenberg braid, 10c dozen yards. Mrs.
waists at cost. Mrs.
Ten per cent ' reduction on Florsheim
shoes Mollring Bros.
Now is the time for all good people to
buy framed pictures. Until November 1
we will give a discount of 25 per cent from
regular price on all framed pictures In our
store. Geo. Darling.
We are in a position to do repairing of
fur coats, guaranteeing good satisfaction
and reasonable price. Please send in your
repairing as soon as possible.
C. E. Marks.
For Sale A splendid piano. Inquire at
My residence property and business is
for sale. L. A: Surprise. -
Pasture for horses at Woodbridge farm,
Good water. R. M, Jamieson.
Harold B. Miller, M. D., physician and
surgeon, office and residence 321 south
Ssvaatsjath strait, Lincoln, Neb.
Grocery Stock at Cost.
The A. Blackburn grocery stock having
been assigned to W, A. Hampton for the
benefit of creditors will be closed out at
Ten Nights in a Oar Room.
The best acting company on the road
playing this famous play will aphear in the
opera house tonight with 25 players and
special scenery with electrical effects. The
symphony orchestra o 10 artists will be a
special feature of the show. Prices, to,
35 and 50 cents.
Work on the new school building is pro
Harry Paup's family have returned from
their visit in Missouri.
James Graham shipped two car loads of
Box Butte spuds to Iowa this week.
Sang Reck returned to Casper Tuesday
to oversee his contracts at that point.
Curran Bros, and C. H. Irion had cat
tle on the South Omaha market Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Stoner of this, city
are visiting friends at University Place,
The ladies of the M. E. church will
meet with Mrs. Fleming next Wednesday
For Rent Four large rooms one block
from postofficc, suitable for family. W.
Miss Belle Smith has gone to the Hub
bell ranch to fill the position of governess
for a couple of months.
Tom Campbell left for Merna, Mo., last
Monday night, where he will be employed
in the grocery business.
James Graham wants to talk to you
about a car load of fine New York apples
just received. Read his ad.
Miss Theda Welch arrived today from
Vassar, Mich., to visit her brother. A. J.
Welch, of the dispatcher's office. ,
Lovers of high-class drama will not fail
to see "At Valley Forge" next Tuocday
night, Novomber I7, at the opera house. r
Do not fail to see "At Valley Forge" next
Tuesday night, November 17. One of the
prettiest dramas ever presented on the
Elmer E Jlesch of the Carpenter
Paper company, Omaha, was calling on
the trade at the belt town in the state,
Victor Johnson writes us that he is now
located at Gothenburg, Neb., and wants
The Herald to keep posted on the affairs
of this county.
Mr. and Mrs. Wni. Sherlock's three-
monthr.-old bnby boy died Thursday morn
ing. The funeral was held from the
Fred Abley and son Emery were down
from Nonpareil precinct Wednesday,
Emery was feeling very well over the re
sult of the election.
The readers of The Herald should not
fail to read H. Bogue's new ad "t here's
"money in it and Bogue's patrons will get
the biggest share of it.
II. J. Steen has assumed the manage
ment of the Mitchell Cafe and it is prob
able that he will become proprietor of the
place in the near future.
Rev. C. W. Ray went to Crawford to
day and will deliver a lecture there this
evening. Subject, "Abode of Departed
Souls Before the Judgment."
Miss Delia Reed, one of the popular
teachers in the Hcmingford high school,
came to Alliance Friday evening and visit
ed till Sunday with her parents.
Rev, T. S. Graham, evangelist, will
hold a meeting at tlie Baptist church next
Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, for men
only, who are all invited to atteud.
Albert Croy and family took their de
parture Tuesday night for Iowa and after a
short visit in that state, will go to Los
Angeles, Cali., to make their home.
C. C. Smith has purchased a half block
of residence real estate northeast of the
school house, an investment that will no
doubt enhance in value right along,
H. J. Hall, deputy state oil inspector,
was attending to this official duties in this
city Wednesday. Mr. Hull resides at
Kearney and is an old acquaintance of Mr.
Clapp of Alliance.
Miss Minnie Morris was accompanied to
Edgemont Tuesday by her sister Agnes.
Miss Morris has a large class in dancing at
Edgemont and she expects to organize a
class at Sidney soon.
Mr, and Mrs. Vandervoort were called
to Nebraska City this week to be at the
bedside of Mrs. Vandervoort's mother who
is seriously ill at an advanced age. They
departed Monday night.
T. L. Hopkins, sr., a substantial stock -
man and staunch republican of Running
water precinct, transacted business at the
county capital Tuesday. Mr. Hopkins
made The Herald a social call,
There is going to be important doings in
Alliance social circles December 4, when
the BBB club will give a grand
hball. Arrangements are under way for a
pleasant function and we have it from
good authority that it will be a recherche
Judge Berry and W. J, Britton of Rnn
ningwater precinct returned today from
the ranch of G. W. Sparks, south of Mul
len. They spent several days in that
vicinity hunting grouse and talking over
old times with Mr. Sparks whom they
have known for years.
The City lloll Proposition.
In today's issue of Tuft Herald appears
the legal notice of election for the propo
sition to vole bonds for the erection of a
city hall in Alliance, tho election to be
held Monday, December 14. The amount
stipulated in said ordinance is JS.ooo,
This is to be a bonded indebtedness at 6
per cent interest payable in twenty years
The city reserves tho right to liquidate
the indebtedness after ten years, nnd a
general tax to bo levied against property
in the same manner as other municipal
taxes are levied and collected, The full
contents of the ordinance in another
column will give every detail nnd those in
terested in the project should investigate
and decide for themselves in the matter.
The Herald is always the champion of
every proposition that benefits our entor-,
prising city, but at the same time wo feel
that it is the voice of the people that should
decide 'every issue of general interest and
this cAu be done at the ballot box.
A Deal Involving Thousands.
The Simonson brothers, W. G. of this
city and A. J. of Denver, closed a deal re
cently which embraced $180,000. Tjiu
parties with whom they traded were J6s.
Creswell and E. G. Kindred of Denver.
The property involved includes Simonson
Bros.' ranch near Lakeside, a tract of
about 5,500 acres of deeded land, G40 acres
of school land, 1,100 head of cattle, 82
head of horsei., and everything belonging
to the ranch together with some Omaha
property for which the Simonsons receive
a mortgage covering property at 1616 (0
1638 Blake street. Denver, some valuable
property located between the Burlington
and Union Pacific tracks in that city." An
elegant residence on Grant avenue is nlo
figured in tRe deal. This is one of the
largest transactions on record for some time
and speaks well for the value of western
Nebraska real estate and live stock id
It is understood that Mr. Kindred $v;lll
have charge of the newsly' acquired prop
erty later on and I he Herald leols con-
fident-that he and Mr, Crcsswell will find
that this investment will prove a profitable''
one and wo wish the s'ame for Messrs.
Mrs. Mary J. Howland,a resident of
the southwest part of Alliance, died ajt jhu
home of her son Sundays forenoon, Of old
age and general debility. The funeral
took place from the family residence Mon
day afternoon, Rev. Ray of the M. E.
church performing the last rites, after
which the remains of the good old lady
were conveyed to Greenwood cemetery
there to rest until that glorious resurrection
morning told of in the good book in which
she had an abiding faith.
Deceased, was born July tx, 1S40, at
Millidgeyille, Ga., where she resided until
the age of seven years when she removed
to Randolph, Vt., with her parents. She
was married July 11, 1857, to Norman W.
Holt to whom were born three sons, two
dying in infancy, the eldest being S. W.
Holt of this city with whom she resided at
the time of her death. He was a kind aud
loving son and careu lor Ins mother in a
most tender manner, smoothing the way
in her declining days. Mrs. Hawland's
first husband died in 1886, and Dec. 29,
1890, she was married to Albert Howland,
who died in 1893. She leaves a brother
and sister besides her son, who arc Dr. F.
J. Bliss of Earville, 111., and Mrs. Ole
Gilbert of Hay Springs. Mr. and Mrs.
Gilbert attended the funeral of their be
Mrs. Howland was united with the M.
E. church Oct- 30, 1901, and was a con
sistent Christian, loving mother aud iaitn
ful friend, beloved by all who knew her.
Card of Thanks.
Mrs. W. V. Richards and children and
H. C. Richards and family, relatives of
the late Volmey Richards, desire to return
thanks for the kindness shown them dur
ing their bereavement, and especially to
the Order of Railway Conductors and
Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and
M. E. Church Notes.
Sunday school is now organized into a
missionary society. Come out and enjoy
the prayer meeting. Six new members
were received last Sunday.
Sunday morning subject: "Hqw we
! learn of God's blessings." Eevening sub-
ject: "Demands of Christianity."
List of Jurors.
Following is a list of jurors drawn for
the December 14th term of court, jury to
appear the 15th:
M. F. Nolan.
J. C. Osborn.
O. A. Davig.
E. I. Gregg.
W. O. Barnes.
R. B, Hamilton.
W. H. Jewett.
A. J. Dunham.
J. F. Whelan
A. C. Hedge.
W. S. Acheson.
James Graham has purchased the meat
market of C. M. Lotspeich and will take
charge the 17th inst.
Miss Alwilda Church of Heiningford
was an Alllanco visitor Thursday.
Frank Nolan has returned from New
castle and is now fireman on the Denver
Col. Cotly (Buffalo Bill) and party camo
in from Denver this morning and went
west on No. 41.
Mrs, Elmer Roland of Hemingford was
the guest of Mrs. Darrow from Tuesday"
till Friday of this week.
Georgo Bell, a former resident of Alli
ance and owner of business property here,
nrfived in this city Sunday to look up
business matters. Mr. Bell is now a pros
perous Merchant of Loveland, Colo.
A. J. Abley and Frank Wilson have pur
chased tho Johns & Sandy saloon and as
sumed charge of the business Tuesday.
The now proprietors have a wide acquaint
ance nnd will doubtless command their
share of patronage.
James Burns, the wall known stock
solicitor, arrived in the city Wednesday
and in company with J. V. Crone is
slaughtering grouse in the hills. When
the gentlemen left town they were well
supplied with ammunition and
Mike Cunningham left Sunday night for
Lincoln in response to a telegram announc
ing the serious illness of his father, Mon
day morning, before Mr. Cunningham had
time to reach Lincoln; another telegram
came stating that his father was much
Rev. Dr. Horn writes us that ho is short
volume 2 of his "Library of Universal
Literature." Some one in Alliance bor
rowed tho missing book and Mr. Horn
would deem it a favor if it was delivered
to Rev. C. W. Ray who will forward it to
'the owner. , .
Mrs. J.W. Reed is reported quite ill for
some tlays past. Though serious, still she
is by no means in a Critical condition.
We hope to hear soon of her completq re-
pcovery. Her mother, airs. M. Elmore.
was wired for and is expected here Satur
Today we publish the 'official returns of
election, which have been revised. In the
county treasurer contest, Muirhcad has a
majority of one over Brennan, The latter
is of the opinion that nn investigation of
Ulio ballots will change the result nnd has
filed a petition, which has hecti graifted,
for a recount, which wilt take place in
The Tenth cavalry troops of Ft. Robin
son who participated in the maneuvers at
Ft. Riley, stopped in Alliance Saturday
night on their return trip. The boys say
that in (he military tactics they received
a good rating and aside from the rain and
damp weather together with a little mis
understanding with some Texas state
troops, they enjoyed the trip.
Chas. T. Davison returned yesterday
from a visit at Madison, Wis., his former
home. While there he enjoyed a visit with
Will Dcmpsey and sister who will be re
membered by many of the early residents
of Alliance. Mr. Davison stopped in Oma
ha Wednesday nnd saw Mrs. Gilman at
the hospital. He says she is now able to
sit up and expects to como home inside of
Tho Anona club was entertained last
evening at the home of Mrs Lindquist by
Misses Rose Trumble, Mayme O'Donnell
and Delia Webber. Refreshments were
served, dancing indulged in and the ladies
claim to have had a most enjoyable time
without assistance of the sterner sex. The
club will give a ball Thanksgiving night
and we opine that the ladies will do their
utmost to excel the one to be given by the
Henry Armstrong thought to have a lit
tle nap on his way home, from Crawford
the other night and as a result was carried
on east until the conductor aroused him
from his peaceful slumbers near Birdscll
Henry had a notion to inflict self-punishment
for his laxity by walking home, but
the boys advised him to use less strenuous
infliction. So he waited, a few hours at
Ellsworth for a freight which was
scheduled to stop at Alliauce.
The B. B- B. club! What is it? Several
ladies have asked the editor this question
bnt we're not prepared to answer and per
haps it would be better for us not to even
though we were prepared. Some of the
ladies say ft is a "Bunch of Bum Bachel
ors," while the gentlemen believe it refers
to the "Box Butte Belles." Well, we'll
know about Dec. 4th, when the B, B. B.
will give the most elaborate ball that has
ever been given in Alliance.
Edgar A. Martin, who is engaged in the
work of presenting the cast, "The New
Dominion," which will be presented at
the Phelan opera house Thanksgiving
evening, is a capable instmctor who takes
a deep interest in his chosen profession.
The threater-loving people of Alliance
await with much Interest the forthcoming
production under his skilled training, Mr.
Martin, it will be remembered, presented
"The New Dominion" in this city with
much success last spring,
Tho Famous Clothing store of this city
as umal has many excellent bargains to
odor tho trade and it will be worth tho
buyers' time to look over the new ad tho
Famous has In this issue. Every article
advertised is as represented nnd every
price quoted is an inducement to buy of
tho lending clothing dealer of Allianco-1-Frnnklo
of tho Famous.
A surprise party was perpetrated on Mr.
and Mrs. J. R. Johnson Wednesday evening
that proved not only n successful ruse on
the unsuspecting victims, but a most en
joyable event. Thoso who concocted tho
surprise were Mcsdames Orville Owens,
J. E, Zblnden nnd Wn, Moulton. About
thirtyfivo persons woro present, tho visit
ors bringing refreshments with them which
made an elaborate spread. High-five was
played, (J. D. Peckenpaugh and Mrs. D.
C. Taylor wining first prize and C. G.
Hancock and Mrs. Leidy consolation
William Voincy Richards.
Ho was the second son of Mr. and
H. C. Richards, born April 7, 1869.
home influence nnd the parental training
this son with the other children of the
family always had, left its impress in a
nature deeply religious, so that in a re
vival meeting held in his native town, at
tho ago of eighteen years, ho made public
profession of his faith in Christ auiLjjnitcd
with thu Christian church. Only jjjo day
before tho fatal accident, which occurred
on tnq 311 any 01 iNovomucr, lie snm to ins
sister, "If anything happen, I mrt ready
to go." And while life wni '', tVftg away
as the result of his injuries ho further Maid,
"I'm prepnrud for tho future wnrld " Afto
giving cnteful instructions to hi wife re
garding her future p'nns, his pew-eful soul
was born aloft u he with Im(ik. ntio
o'clock of the forenoon of November i.
The funeral sorviens wore hnU.1 fri-m t'io
family homo in South Alliance. Tin rvl ,
November 5. Many were the toke-: of
friendship and esteem. A oenutiiul floral
price, presented hy the O R. C, of whteh
deceased was a member, and who had' thu
services in charge; a hundred or more
people who could not even galu standing
room in the home, and the long procession
that accompanied the mourning hearts to
the last resting place, all spoke loudly of
the tender place held in many a heart by
Mic kind, indulgent husband and father
and the warm aud true friend.
The undersigned has 300 tons of salt
grass hay. Lease on five sections of fine
range, good until May 1, 1904. Plenty of
water, sheds nnd house. Will sell cheap.
1 Twelve miles southwest of Hay Springs.
Write me or come and sco me.
J. 13. Selder,
' 49 Antelope, Neb.
I will offer for sale at my place, one-half
mile west of Hcmingford, on Friday, No
vember 20, at 10 o'clock a, m., the follow
ing property, to-wit:
1 road cart.
1 buggy, nearly new. i
1 gang plow.
2 harrows, 1 weed harrow.
1 Dowden potato digger.
3 sets work harness.
2 sets double buggy harness
2 sets single buggy harness.
A quantity of good rye hay. '
2 four- year-old geldings.
1 mare, eight years old.
6 yearling colts, 4 mares, 2 geldings.
G two-year-olds, 1 mare, 5 geldings.
I mare, six years old, in foal.
6 head spring colts, 3 mares, 3 geldings.
8 head coming two-year-old heifers.
1 3 Turnbull wagon.
1 3 M nearly new wagon .
1 heating stove.
A lot of household goods and other ar
ticles too numerous to mention.
Terms Amounts under $10, cash;
amounts over $10 a credit of eight months
will be given on approved security with
interest at the rate of 10 per cent per an
num. No discount for cash.
II. L, BUSUN'ELL.
W. M. Fosket, Auc.
K. L. Pierce, Clerk.
The time for sprinkling lawns expires
Nov. 1, 1903, If used after the 1st, you
are liable to a fine. A. F. Mollring,
Taken upOne stray red heifer about
five or six months old. Owner can find
same at the Checkered livery barn. If
not called for in time alloted by law the
estray will be disposed of according to
law. M. Shay, City Marshal. 41
Cattle Wanted to Winter.
I am prepared to winter 400 head of
cattle at my place seven miles east of
Marsland; good range, hay and water;
charges, $3.25 per head till May ! J. C.
Wood, Marsland, Neb.
J O, T. M. Mcuts evury first und third Frr
lay at Etule Hall- Vlsltlnir Maccabees cot
dlutly Invited. Mas. C. O. 1avenioht, L. 0.
Matme OTonnell, R. K.
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 bo
charged at the rate of 10 cents per lino
first insertiou nnd 5 cents per line each
Advertisers should romombor that The
Herald's circulation is much larger than
any other Alllanco paper nnd has the lar
gest circulation in the city and county.
Go and get your shoes at Mollring Bros.
Dr Allen, dentist, opera house.
Old papers for sale nt this office.
Go to Dr. Reynolds for dental work
Senrs building. 'Phono 213.
Thornton pays six cents for hides
Se F, U. Reddish for loans on real es
For Worm windows and doors see Forest
Take hides where you will get the most
for them-at Thornton's.
Forest Lumber Co, make a specialty of
manufacturing dipping vats.
All kinds of screen doors and windows
made to order by Goo. G. Gadsby.
See Humphrey for picture framing1,
bolstering nnd furniture repairing.
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. Humphry. 7-io-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. r 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.
Bach man, proprietor.
Plain sewing, by Mrs. A. F. Snyder, at
patrons' homes. 'Phone 378.
Wanted ! Potatoes 1
Highest market price. A. D, Rodgbrs.
Wanted A good girl to work 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, G12 Box Butte avenue.
For Sale Thoroughbred Cockrel Span
iel pups. First house north of Catholic
church or Miller Bros.
Let 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 harness
for sale, also one three-fourths Mitchell
wagon and heavy harness. Come and see
them. W. James.
Cattle wanted to winter, J. S. Kaper,
I have a dozen full-blooded Buff Rock
chickens for sale. C, M. Lotspeich. 46
A steady boy, aged fifteen, desires a
place to work for his board while attend
ing school in Alliance. Inquire at Thu
J. D. Hagerty, five miles east of
Bridgeport, has 50 head of yearling, and
two-year-old steers for sale. 45-4.
A residence lot and several brood mares
for sale. A- C. Bingham.
For Eedt: Good six room house, close
in. Inquire at The Herald office.
High-grade pianos and organs at lowest
prices, A. C liingham.