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Gives all the news
of Box Butte County
and Citv of Alliance
ALLIANCE. BOX BUTTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA THURSDAY. AUGUST 1, 1912
of any Newspaper in
Mrs. A. E. Cable was called to
Lake City, Iowa, the latter part of
last week on account of the death
of a brother. She will remain at the
home of her parents in Iowa two or
Mrs. V. J. Fogle returned Monday
night from Hot Springs, where she
had been taking treatment the last
six or seven weeks for rheumatism.
She is much imrpoved in health and
can now walk without the aid of a
cane or crutch. She will remain
here for a few days" visit at the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J3. Reeves, before returning to her
home near Reno.
Jim Feagins returned last Saturday
fiom Texas where he went on a cat
tle deal. He sold fifteen hundred
head of Texas cattle to two Wyom
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stewart of Den
ver came to Alliance the fore part
of the week with a view to .raak'ng
tLie city their home. Mr. Stew: i t
Ik a steam fitter and if he can
cure employment here, he will re
main. Frederick H. Kauffold ha- boon
granted a patent on a corn .sho ker,
in er and harvester. The Herald
vvi 1 give furthei particulars of Mr.
KAuf'Old'a invention later.
Colorado Peaches, $1.00 per box,
at Mallery's. Elbertas, $2.25 per
About niidii i-lit Sunday nignr the
Citizens of Alu.tk.e were awakoned
ry the weird snr'eklng of .he fire
whistle which t r ned out to be a
false alarm A y,:,v. line blaze m. II, o
Turlington lun h counter caused
some excitable persons to turn in an
alum of fire, but by the time the
fire department could get Into action
their services were not needed to
CKUsgtttab the flame.
Miss Ht Hilllker of Fremont
ame to Alliance last week with her
father, W. E. Hilliker, who came to
attend the horse sales. . Miaa -Hilli-
ker visited friends over Sunday, be
ing a guest at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. C. C. Smith. She departed for
her home Tuesday night.
At the close of the morning service
at the M. E. church last Sunday, J.
B. Denton was taken with a fainting
spell, due to heart trouble with which
he has been afflicted for quite a
number of years, although uof as
bad recently as formerly. Dr. Bell
wood was called and administered
restoratives, after which Mr. Denton
was carried to his home on a stretch
er, tie felt bad from the effects of
the attack for some time, but is able
to be Around again.
Ben Jordan, well known in Alliance
as the official dog catcher, left Sun
day night for Grand Island where
he will make his home. Ben trans
acted business on the square and
was well liked here, except by the
dogs on which the tax was not paid,
iiis familiar figure will be missed
from Box Butte avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd C. Thomas of
Lingle, Wyo., had business In Alli
ance the latter part of last week and
remained over Sunday visiting
friends, of whom they have many in
this city. They are very pleasantly
situated on the Davista ranch near
Lingle, where they will spend the
summer. Lloyd had an opportunity
to get into politics this summer, but
declined on account of business mat
ters. We understand that he was of
fered the republican nomination for
state representative, which in that
district would have meant an elec
tion, hut did not seem to be ambi
tious to bfiwme a legislator,
Season tickets for the Alliance
Chautauqua will be on sale at Uol
sten's for a few days yet. T.he Wo
man's Club lack a few of having dis
posed of the number guaranteed, and
it is desired that all who wish to
purchase do so as soon as possible.
-Mr. and Mrs. John W. Warrick of
Meadow Grove, Xebr., were guests
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. K.
Warrick from Friday until Wednes
day. They went from here to I. .11
coin to attend the Kpworth Leaune
Assembly. Monday they and Mr. and
Mrs. S. K Warrick formed an auto
mobile party for a very pleasant trip
o the North i'latte valley. The two
Messrs Warrick are brother.
Colorado Elberta Peaches,
Bushel Baskets $2.25, at
Mrs. Jas. Collius of Spade, whoce
husband died about two weeks ago.
was in Alliance last Friday with If f
brother in-law, Edward Johnson, mak
ing arrangements to make final proof.
Her husband had already advertised
to make final proof but was taken
suddenly ill and passed away betore
J. E. Wheat ly of Grand Junction.
Colorado, who has quite a number of
acquaintances in this city thru hav
ing sold Colorado apples here a few
years ago, was here with a car load
of Texas peaches last week. He re
tailed most of the load from the car
but wishing to go from here to Ra
venna, where he had a carload to
sell, h ' disposed of the balance to J.
J Keenen, who iB selling them to his
Colorado Elberta Peaches,
Bushel Baskets $2.25, at
Hay Pullman, who formerly clerked
In the Watson & Watson store, came
up on 4:1 Tuesday from the Pullman
ranch In Sheridan county, returning
on 44 the next day.
D L. Wells, an experienced and
successful vaudeville and moving pic
ture man, has accepted the manage
ment of the Crystal Theater for F.
A. Brown. Mr. Wells is a native Ne
braskan, having spent his boyhood
days in Omaha, but of late years has
been in the East. He and Mrs. Wells
came from New York recently. They
have been in Alliance the last two
or three weeks.
Was there ever such a time for
daily newspaper readers? Everybody
wants a daily paper now, a.id they
want one that will give them the
"straight" of everything going on.
The State Journal is that sort of a
paper, and to Induce you to become
a reader now makes the very low
price of only $1.50 from now until
January 1, 1H13, for both the Daily
and Sunday paper. Send your order
and money now and the paper will
start at once. It will stop on Janu
ary 1st. Write to The State Journ
al, Lincoln, Nebr., or leave your or
der at The Herald office.
Mrs. Mary A. Edwards, who re
sides on her ranch in Sioux county
north of Scott sbluff, came over to
Alliance Monday for a visit with
friends and to accompany her daugh
ter. Mrs. Pearl Engel, ot Tacoma,
Wash., this far on her return with
her little boy to their home. Mrs.
Engel and son had been visiting a
bout two months at the home of her
Mis Eva Duncan rUirned home
last week from a very pleasant visit
with friends at Ft. Morgan, Colo.
Colorado Peaches, $1.00 per
box. Mallery Grocery Co.
Parley F. Banks arrived in Alliance
from Denver yesterday morning for
a few days' visit with his parents
on their ranch near Box Hutte post
office. Parley is a graduate of the
Alliance High school, being a mem
ber of the class of '06. H Is en
gaged ntvv as a commercial man,
Denver being his headquarters.
Miss tirace Hillis, whose home is
in Aurora, arrived in Alliance Mon
day to visit with her friend. Miss
Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Stern spent
several days visiting at the home of
the letter's parents seven miles
northeast of Mitchell. Mr. Stern re
ports crop prospects grod in that lo
cality which is under the government
Mrs. L. E. Burton and daughter.
Miss Vienna Cotton, who reside near
Lingle, Wyoming, stopped over in
Alliance yesterday forenoon on their
return from an extended eastern
tour, having visited in Boston, New
York, Cbicago and otlwr points. They
inform The Herald that crops are
suffering for rain in JKew York, O
hio and .Missouri. In the last nam
,d state corn will be short unless
'hey et rain very soon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. JJann of Chad
rou arrived in Alliance yesterday for
a visit at the home at their daugh
tel. Mrs. Kd Ozniun
0 E. Byars, editor and publisher
of the Vailcv, Nebraska. Enterprise,
arrived in Alliance Sunday morning
to join Mrs Byars who had been
visitiug with her sister. Mrs. A. P.
Brown. Thej remained until Tues
day and from here went to Hot
Springs for a visit with Mrs. Byars'
mother and other friends before re
Mrs. Belle-Brown left last Tuesday
night for an extended visit with rel
atives in Butte, Montana, and Sunny
Mrs. Ida M. Ross has added to her
piano business the agency for Uinger
sewing machine as a side line and
has already sold several machines,
Mrs. Dr. Churchill was called to
the bedside of her sister in Chicago
last Sunday, who is critically ill at
The Burns post office which is a
bout twenty-five miles west of Alli
ance is to be discontinued. Lack of
business is the cause for the discon
tinuing of this office. Although many
people receive their mail there, most
of them come to A!liauce to mail
their letters. All rural post offices
depend upon cancellations as a means
READY FOR THE FRAY
State Convention Held, Platform Adopt
ed, Cemmittees Appointed
STATE LOOKS DEMOCRATIC
The republican and democratic static conventions were hold
on Tuesday of this week, the former at Lincoln nnd the latter at
Grand Island. There was a split and a bolt nt the republican con
vention as had been expected, hut just what would be done at the
democratic convention was more in doubt until the convention had
We are delighted with the work of this year's Grand Island
convention. A splendid platform was adopted. Hon. W. H.
Thompson of Grand Island, the little giant of Nebraska democra
cy, was elected chairman of the state central committee, support
ed by a progressive committee representing all the state senatorial
districts. Geo. M. Adams of Crawford is the committeeman for
the district composed of Box Butte, Sioux, Dawes, Sheridan and
Cherry counties, and Robert Graham of Alliance for the district
south of us.
Rush of work prevents us from saying all that we wish to say
to our readers in regard to the two state conventions and their
work this week. We shall give a more extended review of the
same in our next issue.
of revenue, and on account of much
business coming to Alliance, but very
little is transacted there. Those who
have been getting their mail at
Burns will be served at Hitshman.
H. H. Utterback, the Christian
minister of Gering, will preach at the
county court house this evening.
Geo. Petri Of Angora was in Alli
ance, Monday. He made the collec
tion of $500, the insurance money
due him for the loss of a fine stallion
some time ago.
A switch engine ran into 46 last
Sunday night as it was entering the
yards, and smashed a box car. 42
was delayed a few minutes by the
1. K. Tash and Claude Vaughan re
turned Tuesday morning from Ft.
Robinson where they had gone on a
Mr. and Mrs. Percy Cogswell went
to Chadron last Sunday.
Colorado Peaches, $1.00 per box.
Mallery Grocery Co.
The wreck of freight train 46 near
Grand Island last Sunday night d e-
layed the west bound passenger train
41 the next day. Arthur Keaglns and
Chas. Petersen from armth of Alll
anee had two cars of- cattle In the
wreck. A telegram to .las. Feagins
the next day informed him that the
cattle that were no killed in the
wreck were out on the prairie but
that the two men escaped without
A. T. Seybolt of Bridgeport, one of
Morrill county's leading business men
was in Alliance for a while yesterday
and favored The Herald with Q pleas
ant cl. Me is an enthusiastic dem
ocrat and is well pleased with the
prospects of a democratic success at
the coming election.
Sheriff Cox left Sunday night for
Lincoln with Thomas Cramer who
plead guilty before Judge Westover,
Friday, to robbing the Dierk's Lum
ber Company safe aiiout three weeks
ago. The judge gave him an Indeter
minate sentence of from one to sev
en years in the penitentiary, t o
which pUwe the kheriff conducted
J. V. Kerns, stack solicitor of
the Burlington for this section, id
forma The Herald that a special
stock train will be run from Alliance
commencing August 10, as will b e
seen by notice published in this is
sue, containing train schedule.
m m m
Last Monday night about nine o'
clock Night Marshall Curtis was cal
led to arrest Mrs. Gertrude Jackson,
colored, wife Of Tom Jackson. The
complaint was made my Mr. Jackson
who came to the police station with
his face covered with blood. He said
that his wife had struck him over
the head with a beer bottle. Mrs.
Johnson was theu la t il under ar
rest and arraigned before Police Judg
Zurn, Tuesday morning. She plead
guilty and was fined $50 and costs
Nor being able to pay the fine, she
was compelled to stay in jail. Jack
son, after thinking the matter over,
did not want to appear against his
wife, but was informed by the Judge
that if he did not apear. he would
be held for contempt of court. The
Judge says that he does not intend
that any woman can beat up her hus
band without having to answer to the
Law, hut he does not say wbjtt would
happen if the case were reversed.
Next Wednesday, August 7, is the
day it begins. Don't forget It.
The ladies of the Alliance Woman's
Club have doue good work in putting
on the first Alliance chautauiua. New
let the public do as well by giving
it the liberal patronage It deserves
and it wlil be a Buceess.
Owing to a mistake in giving the
telephone girl the wrong number
for a night call, giving his office num
ber Instead of residence. Judge Kid
gall failed to connect with 42 Mon
day night. He could not have
reached Grand Island In time for the
bis dointcs at the democratic stafe
convention by taking the next train,
hence decided to not go.
Mrs. W. M. Wislon went to her
home on Niobrara street last Tues
day nfter having undergone, t.n aper
atlon for appendicitis at 8t. Josephs
hospital the Tuesday before.
Mri, Storman wont to her Hon..
Bridge, ort last Monday after a stag
rrf m''oi wi1', ,,, : .o4! K V;
; .t:il l llowing fill operation
UlUi Raahi ti !'"ii st. Josephs ho
pital last Tuesday after two
a ka1 stay foli i v a s KCessful
Mrs. Gerver had t sataract sin
oaaaittlly removed from one of he.
eves last week at St losalis hos
pital. She was totally blind up to
that time, being dependent upon
some one to care for her. Kvery indica
tion now is that she will be able to
care for herself in a few weeks.
Mr. Gilbaugh who was operated oh
for appendicitis at St. Josephs hos
pital two weeks ago has gone to his
homo in Bingham.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. P. Hamilton are
rejoicing over the arrival af a baby
boy who will make his home with
them In the future. Mrs. Hamilton
la at St. Josephs hospital.
11. H. Kussell of Ellsworth was in
Alliance Saturday for medical advi -e
The Girls' Pour Square Club arlil
uie t at the home of Miss Grace
Johnston Friday pan., at .1 o'clock.
Kenneth Naylor, son of Charles
Naylor. county clrek of Dawes coun
tjr, spent the last few days in Alli
ance visiting at the home of W. I!
Mrs. P. W, Coursey of Topeka.
Kans., who with her four children
has been visiting in Alliance since
the Monday before the Stockmen's
convention, left on 44 today for her
home. She is a sister in-law of H.
H. P. Coursey goes to Scottsbluff
tomorroy to cry a stock sale on Sat
urday for his father, S. M. Coursey.
who has sold his land and thinks ot
returning to Topeka. where he for
LV.ml. KT II - .m j .
'iii. num oi uriugeport was
auenumg to business matters in Al
liance today forenoon.
D W iteiman was operated on for
appendicitis at St. Josephs hospital
Tuesday morning and is reported to
be getting ulonu all right.
S K. Warrick returned home last
Friday from a short stay at Bridge
port, and Mlnatare, where he went to
look after the interest of the First
National at those poiuts
Miia Kvalyn Mi Burney returned to
her home In II 111 ' II f I II il Vti.iwlue
She had been attending the Junior
Normal this summer.
B. H. Boyd aud K. D. Mallery re
presented Box Butte r-ouuty in the
republican state convention this
week. The other delegates from
this county did not attend. Although
not on the com ml tee on resolutions,
Mr. Mallery went before thy commit
tee and succeeded in getting attach
ed to the platform endorsement of
th proposed constitutional amend
ment providing for a board of com
missioners of state Institutions a re
commendation that It be made ppafi
ntlve under civil service regulations.
a recommendation that will no doubt
meet with popular approval.
L. K. I'llklngton had the misfortune
to lose n fine, blooded bull-dog last
'.Noek. The dog was taken to the
Firemen's tournament, and was o n
the car coming home. Near Bingham
he jumped off the train. "Pllk"
prlr.es the dog very highly and will
appreciate any Information regarding
Mrs. M. Tolman of Stuart, Iowa,
left Sunday morning for her home.
She has been visiting In Alliance
with her daughters, Mrs Prod llren
nan and Mrs. M. F. Nolan.
E. W. Ray left last week for Oma
ha where he will receive treatment
for his eyee.
Earl Mallery went to Lincoln last
Saturday night tr attend the Ropttb
lican state convention as n delegate
from this county.
,8. K. Warrick returned home last
Friday from a short stay at Bridge
port and Minntare. where he went to
look after the Interest of the First
National at those points.
Miss Evalyn MeBurney returned to
her home In Hemingford Monday. Sh
had been attending the Junior Nor
mal this summer.
The ball team at Ft. Robinson won
two games from the Alliance team
last Sunday afternoon. The scores
were 11 to 6 and 10 to S. Numerous
errors on the part of the Alliance
boys helped the Fort team consider
Prof, and Mrs. G. M. Burns and
daughter Bessie visited their ranch
near Marsland during the past week,
going last Friday and returning Mon
day. They found things In good
shape on the ranch, crops looking
fine and everybody feeling encour
L. H. Ball of Northport came up
to Alliance yesterday fr treatment
for a apruined ; . ,i
was suffering severely. The Herald
Is particularly interested lnMr. Ball
on account of the valuable service
rendered as Junior Normal correspon
dent. He received o. eopathic treat
ment and secured a pair of crotchet
here, returning home today.
A dime, Ice ceram, lawn social
vas given last evening at the resi
dent of Mr. and Mrs. K. vV. Ray,
on BmaraoB avenue, by the Christian
church. There was a good attendanc
The evening's entertainment included
a reading by MIsb Agatha Gregg and
music by the Young Men s Concert
C. K. Huntincton, traveling insur
ance agent, has moved from Lincoln
to Alliance and will irTake ths 1 city
his headquarters. He and his daugh
ter who are old acquaintances of Mr.
and Mrs. M. R. Johnson arrived Sat
urday. July 20. They have commen
ced house keeping in Mrs. W'atkln's
house, S.'ll liramie avenue.
SPECIAL STOCK TRAIN
Burlington Railroad Will Give Stock
men of This Section Improved
WILL BE MUCH APPRECIATED
In order to give the stock shippers
better train service to the stock
markets, thee Chicago, Burlington &
Quincy Railroad company will, effect
ive August 10th. start a stock special
train from Alliance on HiKurdays,
Sundays and Mondays of each week,
and will remain In effect until about
November 1st. Of course. If the
trains are not patronized so as to
give more than fifteen cars of stock
for each train, the service will be
discontinued. This service will en
able the stockmen to reach the Mon
day, Tuesday or Wednesday market,
whichever he prefers. The stock
trains on these days will take care ot
shipments from Alliance proper, to
and including Dunning.
Leaving Alliance 1:45 p. m. central
Leaving lleno 2:24 p. m. time
I caving Lakeside 2:50 p. m. "
leaving Ellsworth :i: 15 p. in. "
leaving Bingham :!:50 p. m. "
Leaviim Hyannls 5:20 p. m. "
Leaving Whitman fi:16 p. m.
leaving Hecla 7:05 p. m. "
Leaving Mullen 7:40 p. m. "
Leaving Seneca. 8:45 p. m. "
FIRE BOYS RETURN
Nebraska Champions of Volunteer
Firemen Welcomed Home with
Cheers and Music
BRASS BAND GREETS FIRE BOYS
The victorious Alliance firemen re
turned on 43 last Saturday and were
met at the station by a large crowd
of their enthusiastic admirers. The Al
Dance brass band was on hand to
welcome them with strains of music.
The boys made the trip In a Pullman
car which was transferred at Grand
Island from the Burlington to the
Cnlon Pacific. U was used as their
headquarter and sleeping apart
ments while attending the state
ou i-iBt. W'hll" Mtb A ';nc bnvs
wtm firsr In almosi everything, the
amount of money realized from the
winnings paid lews than one-half the
expenses of the trip, as will be seen
by the following statement :
TouriBt car $147 50
Fare for twenty ,'!i:i 00
Board 124 00
Running suits and spikes . . IS 79
Transportation to grounds .. 16 50
GROWING IN POPULARITY
Patronage of Drake Hotel Greatly
Increased Under Management
of Bowman A Son
ANNEX WILL BE OPENED SOON
When H. A. Bowman "t Son
took charge of the Drake Hotel
they announced their Intention
of making it the most popular
hostelry in thi part of the wreat
That they are anoceeding in
their efforta aeema evident by
tin- greatly Increased patronage.
Both of these gentlemen, being
'XMrien't'd traveling salesmen,
ami faniiliai- with bote life,
i-ouiil anticipate the wants of the
i traveling public ami render a
'service that was sure to make
their house DODnlsr with emu-
jmeroial men as well as wilh the
Last Sunday the largest crowd
in the history of the Drake took
dinner there. People from Sid'
ney, Crawford, Hndtfeiiort and
other joints came to spend Sun
day in Alliance and put up at
the Drake, until they were not
ahle to accommodate the crowd.
This condition has made it
necessary to provide an annex.
which has been done by renting
the second floor of the Dee Hive
building OB the corner south of
the Drake These rooms are be
log fitted up in tin' style ami
will largely Increase the capac
ity of the holel, and )eintf con
yeniently located will not mater
ially inconveniem.' the gosata
who occupy them.
Total , , $663 70
Amount won 275 00
Fxpenses in excess of
winnings $388 70
Following are the names of those
who represented Alliance at the
tournament : Lewis laravea, Carl
Spac ht, W. I. McGowan. W." C. High
land, Chas Pblfor, P. C. Romlg,
Claraaea BabSfar, Geo. Kelser, Vern
liegester, L. K. Pilkington, Tom Mor
ris, Geo. Nation, IVe Large, Clar
ence Hull, IxmjIk Luft and Sear I toy
Spacht, W. R. Hull, Ward Hall.' Har
old Snyder, Andy Klassin, J. A. Hop
ingardner, Frank Fox, Win. Becker
J. W. Bicknell, Geo. f Jills and J w'
NOTICE TO TRESPASSERS
Notice is hereby ien that tres
passing is positively forblden on ssc
tUw. j 1.22.-7 and 28, town 26, range
48. By order of the owner,
1 i, .... MRS' NK'U'- KK'KEN.
1 1 -4 -1 .!5.j
Send your worn-out carpets to the
I. in. oln Hug Factory, Lincoln Nebr
Ihey will make them into rugs for
the regular price and pay the freight
kem ways. This offer la made rath
er than put a solicitor in the terri
tory. Write for iri Hut u...i .,..
. I' .-MILII
'Ping tags. "
Colorado Peaches ti nn
at Mallery's. Elbertas t9 9 n.r
L HaeO4 I "I 1 i l"l"fr-MH'M..-
A. J. KENNEDY
K)tbrr io Alliance National Bank Blk T
Over rosiotnce. X
Dr. JAS. P. HAXFIELD
OVER BR EN NANS DRUG STORE
All Electrical Equipment
Evenings by Appointment
PHONE 525 RED
DR. L.W. BO WHAN
Office Upstairs, First National Bank
Phone, Office 32
Phone, Residence 16