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ALLIANCE. BOX BUTTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA ! THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 1912
Lumber Prices Reduced
Figure with us and we will show you
that our prices are as low as the very
lowest, and our lumber as good as the best
Dierks Lumber & Coal Company
Mr. and Mrs. Andrews of Morrill,
relatives of E. W. Ray, visited in
Alliance Friday and Saturday or last
This week A. T. Lunn and family
take up theiT residence in the J. F.
Richards house, corner Emerson av
enue and Sixth street, having pur-fusiiiess and pleasure trip
chased the same.
Postmaster Walker of Hemlngford
was an Alliance visitor Monday and
Tuesday of this week.
Grandma J odor Went to Denver
Monday for a visit with I Jr. Frey.
Some of our readers will remember
Dr. Frey, the lady osteopath, who
removed from Alliance to Denver a
few years ago.
Philip None, Jr., relumed last
Thursday morning from Colorado
Springs with the Intention of remain
ing in Alliance indefinitely. Since
leaving this city last March he has
been in Colorado most of the time,
Although he was in New .Mexico
about a month engaged in work in
connection with the mine in which
his father is interested. Mrs. None,
who is now in Colorado Springs,
will arrive in Alliance in about two
Geo. E. Douglas called at The
Herald office last Saturday with I
basket of the most delicious sweet
corn roasting ears that it has been
our privilege to sample for a long
time. He has some eight or ten
acres of sweet corn that has been
furnishing roasting ears for about a
couple of weeks. He claims to have
furnished the first green corn on
the Alliance market each year for
the last eighteen yens.
E. W. Kay returned last Sunday
from Omaha where he had his de
lict ive eye examined by Dr. Gifford,
the noted oeculist. After an X ray
examination he was told that noth
ing could be done to improve t'ie
condition of the eye. The sight
now almost entirely none
sight of the other eye is good
the doctor informed him that
was no danger of losing it.
road. He has desired to make this
trip for some time and now takes
advantage of the opportunity afford
ed by there being no services at the
Episcopal church in Alliance next
Sunday on account of the Chautau
qua. E. T. Kibble and Robert Campbell
1f1 Tlini'lav mortiinc frr rsn .aiilrw'
mobile journey to York, a combined
starting Mr. Kibble had some cir
culars printed advertising this city
and county, which he intended to
distribute along the way. By the
time they got as far as Oshkosh,
Garden county, they found the rain
had made the raods so bad that they
decided to make the balance of the
trip by rail. A letter written from
York on Saturday states that there
had been no rain there yet and
it was pretty dry.
Miss Delia M. Reed is enjoying
a visit from her aunt, Mrs. H. At
kins, of Bayard, who arrived last
Mrs. F. Houser went to Crawford
Sunday for a visit with her husband
who is working on Crawford hill.
MlM Myrtle Joy returned to
home in ScottsbLiff Thursday.
E. Reed of Des Moines, lowu, un
cle of County Superintendent Miss
Delia M. Reed, visited in Alliance
from Saturday, July -'7, to Mondav
of this week. From here he vveut
to Rushville. He informed The Her
aid that it. was too hot In Des
Moines to remain there this sum
mer. hence he Is spending a few
weeks in northwestern Nebraska
where it is very much more agree
able. Rev. Geo. G. Ware left on 4
Mouday tor a ten days' visitation of
the Episcopal churches in the sand
hills, south of the Burlington rail
MlM Hazel King je.urned to her
home in Sidney Sunday morning.
While here she was the guest of
Miss Katie O'Donnell.
Ed. Pebbles was in town Saturday
and Sunday, returning to his home
at Grand island Monday.
Mrs. Fred Ayers and children came
up from Sterling Tuesday for a visit
with her mother, Mrs. McDermoti.
W. M. Robinson, manager of the
Orkin Brother Piano c-ouipany of
Omaha, was iti Alliance Sunday and
Monday. He is very much pleased
willi the business carried on by the
Alliance branch of the lompnay.
Mrs. E. P. Sweeney returned home
from Central City last Friday. She steeple of the Baptist church and
was socompaBied bl her daughter. I damaged it considerably. The bolt
Mrs. Barge who will uisit here a struck the gilded ball on the
ber of Alliance people visited the
vards to see the trains come in.
Some of the cages were uncovered,
a'lowing the people to get a glimpse
of some of the wild animals. When
the bill posters of this circus passed
through Alliance some few weeks
ago, they told a Herald reporter
that no high grade circus would stop
here owing to the fact that an ex
orbitant price was charged Rlngling
Brothers for giving a street parade.
Alliance has always been a good cir
i at tewn, but Barn uni and Bailey
preferred making the long jump
from Sterling to Sheridan, in prefer
ence to stopping here.
file Scott, who ha been work
ing on the ice wagon broke one of
his finges-s last week by getting H
caught between a cake of ice and
an ice box.
Mrs. C. K. Simpson returned from
Omaha Tuesday, where she has been
in a hospital for the past two weeks.
Her health is greatly improved.
Russell and Bertha Ray, children
of Ellis Ray, left the fore part of the
week for a vacation with relatives
atj Council Bluffs.
Oscar Zurn, youngest son of the
Judge, returned Wednesday from
t 'raw ford where he has been spend
ing a couple of weeks visiting his
Miss May me Tyson returned to Al
liance from Manville, Wyoming.
Tuesday morning for a two weeks'
visit with her sister, Mrs. Win. Cor
betL She is employed in a dry
goods store at Manville. Miss Ty
son formerly resided In Alliance, and
has a host of friends here.
J. 1 Ambrose, a professional
wrestler from Omaha was in Alliance
the fore part of this week trying to
arrange for a wrestling match. He
will wrestle any one over IS5 pounds
and under 210.
Uist Friday afternoon, just before
the heavy rain, lightning struck the
G-eneral Reduction of $4.00
to $5.00 per M. has been made
Present margin allows bare cost of
handling. We have done this to pro
mote building in the Alliance territory
Wholesale prices are actually advancing
Forest Lumber Company
er is a niece; of Mrs. Hall. Thi was
their first visit to this part, of the
state. They expressed themselves
as being well pleased. They and
Mrs. Hall visited three or four days
last week at the home of Mr. and
Mrfe. Wood Mlllken at McCrc w,
Scotts Bluff county.
The residence of Wm. Sherlock
west. of .iiiance was struck by light
ning about six o'clock last Thursday
ev.'iiing. Souie holes were made in
the building and a dog wsa knocked
OVar, but no other serious damage
Last week we should have men
tioned the return of Mr. and Mrs.
Ellas Miller and son Roy from I. in
coin and Haveloek. They were call
ed to Haveloek on Monday, July St,
by the death of Mrs. Miller's sister,
Mrs. Stanforth, and returned to Alii
f nee the following Sunday. Mrs.
Stanforth resided in Haveloek many
years. She has some acquaintances in
Allian e thru having visited this c i v.
Bast Saturday the police of Chica
go captured a man by the name of
Jacob F. Guthrie, who had robbed the
residences of the wealthy citizens of
the South Side of many valuable
paintings, silverware, jewelry, cloth
ing, stocks and bonds, amounting in
all to more than $150,000. One of
the persons from whom he had stol
en was Charles F, Ford, well known
in Alliance, as president of The
First National bank.
About the twentieth of this month
L. H. Mosher and wife will start on
an extended tour of the east, going
In their new Ford oar. Their final
destination will be Cleveland. Ohio,
where they will visit Mrs. Mother's
brother. In all, the journey will cov
er about three thousand miles. They
will go south from here until the
Platte valley is rea lied and will
tftavel down the valley to Omaha.
From Omaha they will go through
Iowa and Illinois to Chicago and
from there 10 Cleveland. They ex
John King returned to Alliance
Monday from the east where he has
been for some few weeks past.
Vera Haidptou. a former Alliance
boy. was visitiug in the city over
Last Sunday the circus of Baruum
and Bailey passed through Alliance
en route from Sterling, Colorado, to
MptfMM, Wyoming There were
to::- Wain loads in all. They arrived
during the forenoon and left, in ih.
a i ; "rnoon , slopping here only HMM
enough to water and feed The hors
es were all unloaded and looked in
good condition. Quite a large num
the- steeple, tearing it loose,
passed out through the sole
State Seuator I. I. Raymond of
Seottsbluff spent Sunday in Alliance.
Mr. and Mrs B. F. Haas of Mina
tare stopped over in Alliance Monday
forenoon on their return from a va
cation trip. While in this city they
visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs
S. K. Warrick. Mr. Haas is cashier
of the Minatare bank.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schnellbach
er of Omaha terminated a three
weeks' visit with Mr. Casale D
Hall and family, and left for home,
last Sunday night. Mrs Schnellbach
peet to be goue at out two months.
Herbert Butler relumed Moim.i .
from a two weeks' vacation in nor
thern Michigan. Me spent some
tunc on the Great Lakes, and re
ports a very enjoyable time. Her
bert is employed by the Burlington,
being a clerk at the yard office.
The barn of H E. Boon in Dun
an's addition caught fire Tuesday
afternoon but tlie fire was extin
guished by some of the neighbors
who carried water in buckets Trom
a neighboring pump and threw on
the blaze. The fire department went
out but their services were not need
ed But small damage was dune.
A 8. Kwd and son Levi arrived
In Alliance yesterday morning for
a visit with friends and relatives.
They left their home in Phoenix, Ar
izona, (en days or two weeks ago
and have been visiting in eastern
Nebraska. They have many friends
in this vicinity who will be glad to
meet them and will be plead to
learn that, the rest of the family,
Mrs. Reed and two daughters, are
C. O. AspiuwaH arrived in Alli
ance last Sunday morning from Chi
cago to join hlt family, Mrs. Aspdn-
wall, Mtta Ruth mutt Veater ar.
who have been visiting here for
more than three weeks. They have
many friends here through hiving
resided in Alliance a few years ago
when Mr. Aspinwall was local man
ager for the International Harvester
Co. He left here when h was pro-
tit c d to a posuuon at ouncit
Bluffs and from there removed to
I'll ic-a go where be holds a position
as department siicrintemlent. Miss
Nolle Aches. m will accompany them
upon their return and will make an
extended visit in Chicago.
a a a
Work has been resumed on the
new front to Norton's store, after
a suspension wafting for material,
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The visit of Miss Buth Aspinwall
to Allian e, mention of which is mace
in Ml alt her item, has been esp iai:
appreciated among aoma ot the roue
ieal ami church p-ople i,f ih" city,
because of the asaictance she has
rendered while lure, being I talented
i ocalist .
Siuee writing the article on "Alli
ance's First Chautauqua" we learn
that the arttendaiare yaatariay (Wad
n tadey) ifterncoa wtm Jim. a.i.i 4P
last night, which is a good h iwlng
considering the slate of the wea'her.
The lecture of Dr Loveland yester
day afternoon was highly appreciated.
Some men who heard it have remark
ed that 1: alone was worth the price
of a season ticket.
A dispatch lo the Omaha Bet Mom
Sidney, Nebr., a few days ago, stated
that eight hundred men, merchants
and clerks, of that town donated a
day's work in harvest to the 'farm
era of the surroundciiig country In or
der to prevent the loss of grain that
would result from the lack of help.
Whew! K00 bus.uess me.i and
clerks! Where did they all come
John lawreoce of Hie Fair view
neighborhood is in town today with
produce grown ou his farm The
Herald was made a present of MM
very fine sweet corn. He informs
us that the late small grain, pota
toes and corn are in flue condition
The early small grain is fairly good
He began cutting a piece of rye on
Monday of this week but has not
beeti able to finish it yet on account
of Uie rain.
Two Greek laborers wer. brought
to Alliance from Bonner, Tuesda)
They had been unloading rails and
a rail fell on the feet of each of
them, badly crushing them. They
were taken to the St. Joseph hos
pital where Dr. Bell wood attended to
a a a
Fred McDonald went to Crawford
yesterday on '- on a business trip.
Joe Westover left on 4H yesterday
for Rushville for a short visit.
T..m vwneft. M.oer of the tele
phone company, went to Bridgeport
yesterday noon on business.
Robert Anderson, a druggist at
Hemingford, had the misfortune of
getting his collar bone broken during
the ball game last Sunday at Alliance
He was run into and knockde down
while fielding his position at second
Marshal Lalog took a couple of
drunks into custody yesterday noon.
They were strangers from Dead wood
ami were en route to Denver, and
stopping off in Alliance, proceeded
to tank up. They got on the Den
ver train but were ordered off by
the conductor, and the marshal was
summoned to take charge of them,
which he did.
i Wednesday, July :il, a large num
ber of the ladies of the Rebecca
lodge or this city called at the home
of Mrs. H. W. Beach In Duncan's
addition for a surprise party, it be
ing her birthday. They all repaired
to the home of Mrs. Wm. Robinson
win re .1 lunch was in waiting. The
' MlMl pfMMtd Mrs. Benc h with a
fine gold lodge pin, which she prizes
Band vour worn-out earn, t,, tho
. Lincoln Rug Factory, Lincoln Nebr.
rney will make them into rugs for
the regular price and pay the rreight
both ways. This offer is made rath
er than put a solicitor in the terri
tory. Write for price list and ship
A. J. KENNEDY
OHice in Alliance National Bank Blk X
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Dr. JAS. P. HAXFIELD
OVER BRENNANS DRUG STORE
All Electrical Equipment
evenings oy sppoinimini
PHONE 525 RED
DR. L.W. BOWHAN
Office Upstaira, First National Bank
Phone, Office 362
Phone, Residence 16