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nil, WnTi'v W, f Mil", . v jm SWrarw- ;rnrv""r- gp vwf-?VEnqpP$'" jf 7 J7 m The Alliance Herald Ml M KM' 'p ' .- the Gerald has the & ' LARGEST oiroulation : ; OF ANY ALLIANCE PAPER 4 j PRINTS ALL THE NEWS. OFFJOlAL PUBLICATION P BOX DUTTE COUNTY s 'AND ONLY DEMOCRATIC PAPfeR IN THE COUNTY. i:::-:-::? iff -n i ALLIANCE, BOX BUTTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA'. FRIDAY, JANUARY 2, 1903, NUMBER 2 VOLUME X, At XI .p $&f1 V f yyjs v j:mmL m sW&Sm$ WmT V E f If MS $ t m 1 t n li I . 1 4. j r Groceries. CLEARANCE V "a . . . Prices onoos while they last Hulk Oatmeal, pound 3c Shroded What Biscuit, pk 10c EarlvJuncPJcas& Corn, can toe Standard Tjomatoes, can 12,'ic Fxcsh Eggs; dozen 25c Best Buttof, pound 25c 3lb. Can Table Peachcs.can 15c Sliced Peaches, can nJ4c Salmon, can 12 c Prunes, pound 5c Fancy Ev. Peaches, pound 10c Sorted Apples, bushel 650 Yours for fair dealing .... Alliance Grocery Co. 1 Clothing at cost, at the Fair Store, bee Mrs. Kegan's new line of cloaks. Call and see Norton's new clothing Those neckties are dandies, at Norton's For Sale Two small ranches, L. A. KRRY. 1 Fior storm windows and doors see Forest Lumber Co. A ticket with every S purchase or paid on account at Norton's. Sheridan coal, Canon ker's coal W. James. lump, nut and Ocean Foam at $1.10 per sack. Pilk ington keeps it. Phone 71. Forest Lumber Co. make a specialty of manufacturing dipping vats. Pilkington's Best at $1.10 per sack. The best in town. Every sack warranted. If you are not using the Best Flour in town it is because you don't get A 1 at John Pilkington's. A One Flour beat "Minnesota Patent 5 -points according to one of Chicago's best .analytical chemists recently. Get your Christmas apples and pure home made cider at the Apple Cellar. I2-12-2t Don't fail to see Mrs. Zehrung's beauti ful sofa, pillows on exhibition and for sale atMcClure's. i2-t2-tf If you want something that is a good thing for cold weather and dust get Hill's patent automatic door strip, on exhibition at Newberry's Hardware. County agent, W. E. Gillett. 'phone 236. 12-12-tf Mrs. Zehrnng does fancy painting on any sort of clotb, suitable for holiday gifts, etc 'Phone 194. 12-I2tf jFojt. .gAifKT-Mrs. Brsnnan property. Nine room house, two lots and barn. Price reasonable. W, G. Simonson. I used Sheridan coal in the furnace and Vange during the last winter with perfect satisfaction. Mrs. C. A. Bentley, 1220 M Street, Lincoln. Neb. For Sale On account of leaving city, I will sell a splendid milk cow; part Jer sey? kind and gentle. Mrs. W. C. Lam bert. , r Don't forget to supply yourself with a crate of those fine Jonathan apples and some of that pure home-made :ider. You get it at the Apple Cellar in the Corbin building entrance rear of building. For Sale Four hundred acres school land, 20-year lea 15c per acre cut 120 tons hay last yearns under Alliance canal and 300 tons of of hay can be cut annually $1,500 cash; 160 acres under proposed Farmers' canal, deeded, no improvements, five miles from Bayard $1,500 cash. These lands must be sold February 1. Ad- dress Dr. J. H. Loso, Bayard, Neb. l-2-3t .w Anuouiiecin:iit. I wish to announce to the public that I have bought the undertaking stock of B. F. Lockwood & Co., and have added to this so that I have now one of the bast equipped establishments in this part of the state Calls answered promptly from the Undertaking rooms opposite Keeler's livery barn. Will furnish haarsc" and car riage when desired Residence "phone No 269. C. Humphry & Co. Notice of Dissolution of Partnership. Alliance, Neb., Dec. 31, '02. This is to certify that A. Blackburn and C L. Snedeker have this day dissolved partnership by mutual consent. A. Black burn will assume all liabilities of the above firm and all bills due the firm will be collected by him. All those knowing themselves indebted will please call and settle. A. Blackburn, C. L. Snedeker. U. S. B. rLLL.1. ' 1 V M1 erv am' &on Ieon are down with f -JL,.. . arcus Frankle of the Famous is spend ,.g a few days in Denver. Father Galvin was quite ill this week but is able to be out again. Mrs. B. Mewhirtcr went to Dcndwood today for a couple of days visit. T. J. Harvey spent a few days this week at Fullerton, his former home. Mrs. E. A. Williams is spending the holidays with relatives in Hebron. Miss Pearl Benedict spent the holiday vacation with her parents in Alliance Rev. G. B. Clark was in Bayard a por tion of this week conducting1 services, J. S. Clark of Ravenna was a guest Christmas at the homo of Miss Pearl Bartz. Miss Virgil Cavin returned Monday from a visit with young friends at Craw ford. The ladies' aid of the M, E. church will meet next Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. W. E. Hall. 1 S. Lamberbon spent the Clirist mas holidays with his family at Gordon, returning the first of he week. J. P. Andrews of Pine Ridge was in town Monday and purchased a forty acre tract of land at the land office paying $250' therefor. Our Canton and Fairview correspon dences are crowded over to next week on account of lack of space. Amalie W. Rehder. sou of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Rehder, aged two years and four months, died from scarlet fever last Satur day. H. K. Schars was born lucky as well as good looking. He held ticket No. 5780 which drew the cash prize of $50.00 at the Famous New Years. ' Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Lounsbury's little daughter, Iona, returned Monday from Crawford where she visited her aunt, Mrs, Ed Henderson, a few days. Rev. G. C. Jeffers went to Crawford Tuesday to attend the Annual Roll Call of the pastors of Baptist churches. He delivered an address at the meeting. Rev. Schulz held German Lutheran ser vices in Alliance last Friday and Rev. Garness, minister of the Norwegian Lu theran church held services here Tuesday. Five of Alliance's best bowlers Gilrcaa, Ridgell, Thomas, Rensvold and Waples went to Crawford yesterday with the in tention of carrying home new laurels. But they didn't. Five games. Score 3700 to 3JOO. Some one fired a shot through a window in Spencer Griffith's residence Tuesday morning. Such deeds as that, whether accidental or deliberate, merit severe pun ishment for the danger liable to occur from such recklessness. Miss Olive-Montgomery left for Pueblo, Colorado, yesterday to enter a ,traioigJ school for nurses. Another Alilance girl, .Miss Lina Colvin, entered this school sev eral months ago and is very well pleased with the work, J. H.Biery, Lewis Mackey, C. E. Ben nett, H. McClellan, G. E. Leidy. R. J. Boon, E. J. Swanson, and Ernst Lembke are some who have made a good start on the New Year by subscribing for the official paper. The Forest Lumber Company manufac tured and sold eighty-four dipping vats at Alliance during the last year. The com pany now contemplates starting factories at Fort Worth, Texas, Wichita, Kans., and possibly at Denver. Sheriff Campbell of Scotts Bluff coun ty passed through Alliance Monday en route from Lincoln, whence he accompa nied two prisoners to Scotts Bluff for trial, one being the noted Dr. J. S. Romine, the other a lad who killed a man near Gering two or three months ago. hditor L. C. Edwards of the Humbolt Standard was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Haverstodt the latter part of last week and made Tiik Hkkald a pleasant call while in the city. He spoke of Alli ance and this section of the state in high ly complimentary terms. Dr. Allen, A. Triplett and C, E. Pierce were up in the Black Hills the latter part of last week making investigations con cerning the Radfern gold mhie regarding which an article recently ' appeared in these columns. They were highly pleased with the company's outlook for a paying mine and as evidence of the same invested in a good many shares of the stock. Sunday at the Baptist church, G. C. Jeffers, pastor. Subjecr of morning dis course, "Christ Our Sacrifice." The Lord's Supper follows.'. Evening sermon, "Little Dogs." Svjtaay scftlol at 10 o'clock, Juniors meet at 3, C. E. meeting at 6-45. Midweek prayer service Thurs day evening. Cottagti prayer meeting this evening at Harry Sm h's in Duncan's ad dition. A welcome tj all services. rUP.,0!P.C''.P.KnKKp.n Wanted Three Hundred More. During the last two months about three bandied new names have been enrolled on Tint Hi:kau list, which pushes its ciiculntion up to the 1,200 matk newly as much as nil other Alliance papois combined. But we'ie not satisfied. We want to make it 1,500 and if people only knew what they'io missing we would have 300 more new subscriptions inside thii ty days. The following letters show what hueicsling loading matter, outside of local and state news, they're missing. Besides this, we desire to tomind you that Tun Hnvi.n is the official paper of the county and the one in which alljofficial notices ate pub lished. It is also generally known thai Tint IIkkald nlways gets the "cieani of the news prints ttycrything that's worth printing and whenever anything speeffd is in sight no other papor in the county can overreach TTlr. IIiikAi.u. Thorefore Hkkald readers can always depend on gotting the boat. Captain W. R. Akers of this city slays; , " I have read the lettor of Dr. HJrn dated November 24, fiom Tokyo, Japan, and I am free to say that this lettor contains more of interest, to me at least, and I believe to the general pub lic, than any letter I have ever read written by n foreign traveler. Most of these foreign letters arc filled with generalities while Dr. Horn gives the details 'of life and habits of the people and at the same time gives enough goneialities to make his sub ject instructive and attractive." Attorney J. E. Porter of Crnwfoid, speaking of R(v. Dr. Horn's letters, says:. "I am very much interested in those letters. I heard n course of "lectures delivered by General Bailey on China and I consider Dr. Horn able to tell more of the habits and customs of the orient in one letter than General Bailey imparted in his whole course of interesting lectures. His descriptions arc the most concise, condensed and interesting I have ever read. Dr. Horn's perceptive faculties and descriptive powers are certainly remarkable. Swear Off Now. If you've guilty been of "knocking'," Swear off now. If of idle gossip talking, Swear off now. If old red eye you've been drinking; If at evil you've been winking; If vile thoughts you have been thinking. Swear off now. If your neighbors you've been wronging, Swear off now. If for (fold you're only longing, Swear off now. If you're selfish, cold and haughty; If your temper's quick and naughty; And your evil lusts ted hot-ty. Swear off now. It you've spent the year back capping, Swear off now. If you take delight in scrappiog. Swear off now. If at home you have been growling; If at wife and babies scowling; . i nlhanUudf afcrayahowling, Swear off now. w. M. M. Glad to Get The Herald. Under date of December 29th Hon. C. F. Coffee, the Chadron banker, and one of the best known stockmen in the west, writes The Herald in regard to his sub scription. He says; "The Herald is all right and am glad to get it every week. I like the stand you have taken in rdgard to the stock interests. If this was a farming country you would be justified in taking the opposite course: souie of our papers are hurting themselves by their idiotic ideas. Hope you will con tinue to publish as good a paper," Christmas Wedding IJclls. At the residence of the bride at 919 W. ihh Street, Miss Lou Tharp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Judge Tharp was united in marriage to Mr. William W. Gray of Oma ha, Neb., Rev. W. W. Carr, pastor of the First M. E. church officiating. The wed ding occurred at 3 p. m. on December 25. The guests present were Mr. M. E. John son and family. Mr. B. Mewhirtcr and family and Mr. L. P. Craig of Alliance, Nebraska A S. Tharp and family of Leon, Iowa, Miss Lena Hermdon of Grand Island. There were many valuable pres ents. A splendid dinner was served. The bride is a lady well known and highly re spected in our city. Mr. Gray is a stock buyer for a large Chicago company, The good wishes of many friends will follow the happy couple to their new home in Omaha. Grand Island Daily Press. A Grand Success. The ball givon by Hard Struggle lodge No. 642, Brotherhood of Railway Train men in the opera house New Year's eve was one of the most enjoyable affairs ever given in Alliance It was largely attended, nearly four hundred tickets being sold. The opera house was handsomely decorat ed by E. C. McClure and Clem Mollring antj presented a very attractive appearance. This was the first ball given by the B. R. T. j 1 Alliance but it is very probable that thf order will give an annual ball in the ure. X X X X X X X X : a n x c ; & $ s s $ X X X X X 3 X X X X X X X X X n X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X V.U.Uj: NOT KXAGGKIiATK t. A. Triplett and Other Alllnnce Men Visit Kcdfcrn Mine Arc Pleased With the rintterlnR. Prospects. On December 27, ioo2,.in company with Dr. Allen, C.E. Pierce and A.G. Stevens I madea trip to the Black Hills to inspect the group of mines belonging to the Redfern Gold Mining and Milling company. Mr. Stevens, the principal promoter, has been at work here Is Alliance for some time, has laid his plans before a number of our citizens and his representations are fully yerified.by the appearance of the property and, by a test in panning: also by an assay made by Henry Schnitzel at Lead on ore I took, to.hijn on December 29, showing the gold to run 10.80 to a ton of. ore. We found the "property was well tim bered and the water supply iljr sufficient to operate a mill of much greater capacity than will be needed; We also found that there has been enough work done on the property, to -satisfy almost anyone that there is plenty of ore near the surface to last for many years, as a clearly defined ledge is. in sight. The machinery at present consists of a -jo-horse power engine and boiler and five stamps with pump fixtures sufficient to run the water about 150 feet from the stream to the mill. We were satisfied that Mr. Stevens had not over estimated it in any particular. After the day had been spent at the mines, Dr. Allen and Mr, Pierce returned and I went to Lead and Deadwood to make the acquaintance of the officers atd incorporators. I found them to be inter esting gentlemen to meet, three of them being in the employ of the Homestake Co. at the big cyanide plant. They are men of ability, judging by the positions they hold, and have earned their reputations by giving from nine to eleven years' service with the company. I do not mean to convey the idea that I am a judge of mines, ores or their treat ment and development, but from general observation and the tests I made I am satisfied there is a good opportunity to in vest safely, as there are thoroughly com petent men among the stockholders to place the mine on a paying basis as soon as they liao reasonable time to do so. I will not attempt to descrioe many things that might be of importance that came un der our observation but hope this article will give a fair idea of the most important topic. I have been asked by a number of citi zens about samplus. I will say I have not made any display of them as I do not wish to excite any one or have them get the impression that there is a big fortune in sight in a short time. Respectfully, A. TrU'LKTT. Curd of Thanks. We extend our thanks to the kind neighbors and friends who so kindly assist ed us during the serious illness and death of our beloved husband and father, also those who contributed the lovely flowers. Mrs. C. A. Mackey and children. Dr. Allen, dentist, opera house. Miss Georgia Miller is assisting in the county treasurer's office again, 11, C. Armstrong and Dr. Leo Udwards made a trip to Crawford Tuesday. A. L. Shipley has ordered Tiik Hkralu scut to his father at Grand Island, W. T. Schlupp has severed his'connec tion with Newberry's establishment. C J. WildyatuTlT S. Wildy will ship a car of horsos to Nokomis, Illinois, today. Mrs. J. W Christy came down from Hemingford Friday, returning Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. C. 11. Britton of Belmont spent Sunday with J H. Diary and fam ily. The hnppinoM of the Now Year depeiulR upon yourself, not upon what others do for you. ,w .. W. D. Rumor rammed Wednesday from Fairfield, Iowa, where he spent Christmas with his family. Mrs. Chas, Triplett came up from Mitch ell New Years day and Is visiting Mr. and Mrs, A. Triplett. G. Lockwood went 10 Crawford Wednes day but ho didn't toll nriy of the boys hi1) business thotu. Misses Blanche and Almeda Foskot of Hemingford were tho guests of Miss Delia Reed last Friday. W. M. Alden, a leading morel ant of Hyannis, was in the city Wednesday, the guest of Dr. Knight. Prof. Bartz went down to Lincoln Tues day morning to attend the meeting of tho State Teachers' association, Fred Shonquestof Scottsbluff came in from Omaha yesterday, While there he purchased a car of thoroughbred stock cattle. w. Up to date nothing has been discovered that gives quite so much happiness as the merry chants of children on Christmas morning. rwww,i,, Jred Williams, was in town yesterday. Tuesday he disposed of a quarter of Box Butte land, Charlie McKinney being the purchaser. Ora Dickinson and Miss Julia Hatch, young people residing east of Marsland, were married at the court house Wednes day by County Judge Spacht. Ed Gregg was down from Marsland Sat urday and called to renew his subscrip tion. Mr. Gregg has the contract for furnishing the B. & M. with ice this winter. Dr. W, S Bellwood was down town on crutches yesterday. It will be but a short time until he will be able to resume his practice, which is good news to his friends and patients. Francis McCoy, a well known stockman residing southwest of Alliance, orders Tib Herald sent to Thomas Lonergan, Gret na, Neb., for a year, Mr. McCoy is great ly interested la Dr. Horn'a letters. Jos. Kaper was ddwn from Lawn pre cinct Wednesday after a stock tank. His sister T Emma returned, this week from Greeley, Colorado, and in company with Charles and Katie Marush drove up to the ranch New Years day to visit. W. C. Lambert who resigned his posi tion as foreman at the shops here left Monday morning for Salt Lake to accept the general foremanship in the shops of the D. & R. G. R. R. Mr. Lambert's family will join him there soon. Friends of Messrs. Joe and Ed Reardon, Percy Cogswell, George Darling, John Wi ker and Eugene Parks received veiy unique New Year's cards from those young gentle men yesterday, when in making the round of their New Year's calls they presented them to their hostesses. Misses Lucile Hull and Arvilla Snow departed Friday for Atlanta, Ga,, expect ing to be gone two or three weeks. Miss Hull was one of the instructors in music in the Sncllman academy in that city for seeral years and has many friends there whose guests she and Miss Snow will be while there. . - The firm of Blackburn & Snedeker dis-1 solved partnership on December 31, Mr. ' Snedeker retiring and Mr. Blackburn con tinuing the business. Mr. Snedeker has not yet decided what his future plans shall be. The Hkkald hope that he will re main in Alliance and wishes continued success to Mr, Blackburn. Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Watson gave a watch party at their home New Year's eve, about twenty enjoying their hospi pitality and the plans for a good time that liad been made by their amiable hostess All report a very good time and say they werc more than wide enough awake to give the New Year a hearty welcome. Misses Mabel Duncan and Alma Hamil ton entertained about forty of their friends at the home of the latter at a watch party I New Year's eve. Games and diversions! of various sorts made the evening pass very pleasantly. Foliage decorations were used quite extensively and mistletoe hidden among the branches caused many exclama tions. It was a jolly party and the New Year was given a merry greeting. I'nmllv Groceries. Happy New Year to all Lee Acheson, THE GROCER. Among those who received New Year's wort', Misses Sweeney and Smith, Bnrt, Frew, Morris, Phetan, Mosdamos Krae mer, Broome, Reardon, Mollring and Harris. Did you ever stop to consider that out siders usually judge a town by its newspa pers? For instance Alliance is one of tho best known towns In the state and one does not have to go far to discover tho cause. A recent issue of one of her pa pers contained 28 columns ,pf advertising. Compare that with the papers of her nat ural rival, Chadron, and you will under stand why people know a great deal of Al liance who never heard of Chadron, Chadronian. "Uncle Zekc" Mabin came down from Nonpareil Wednesday and returned Thurs day. Mr, Mabin has been indisposed for a couple of weeks and his usually ruddy countenance is somewhat paler than its wont, "Uncle Zeke" is about as "dyed in the wool" old soldier republican as you can find anywhere but that does not deter him from being one of The Herald's best friends. He renews his subscription say ing, ''the folk are always anxious lo get The Herald" and he says he likes it him self but he never reads our "crazy politi cal ideas " ,1 Attorney J. E. Porter of Crawford was in the city Tuesday attending to some busi ness before the United States land office. He was accompanied by Mrs, Porter who was the guest of the Misses Regan. Tues day evening Landlord Steen of the Char ters gave a sumptuous dinner complimen tary to Mr. and Mrs. Porter, which was also enjoyed by a lew other friends. After dinner Mr. Steen took the party to Rid gell's bowliog'alley where the evening was pleasantly spent. This was Mrs. Porter's first visit to Alliance for several years and she was quite surprised by its growth, ap pearance And improvements. Mr. and Mrs. Porter returned to Crawford Wednesday. J. PrHazard, whc-was agent' for the Chauuqua desk and drawing chart and sold a large number of them here last summer, inaugurated a contest for' the greatest improvement In any lines demon strated by the chart and offered many premiums therefor. The contest closed Saturday, Rev. Jeffers having been chosen as judge of the work. The first prize for free hand drawing was won by Neva Brennaman and the first prize for portrai ture by Frank Ritter. Excellent work was shown by other contestants and a number of other prizes were awarded. United States Senator Millard returned from Washington Tuesday. He says: "The fence question is settled for this win ter at least, and, in a way, for the future as well. It is understood that the matter" will be allowed to rest until a land-leasing I ,aw can be passed, which will very likely !,?.,. . be in the near future. Such a law will restrict the cattlemen to a certain extent while not imposing any unnecessary hard ships, such as tearing down their fences would do. Besides, this is a bad time of the year to begin tearing down fences, any way." Colonel Mosby is in Washington now and Senator Millard thinks that he will be eliminated from the question by an appointment elsewhere. 1 What's Your Number.' At Norton's big drawing New Year's eve. the following were the lucky num- bqn: 1. No. 1791 Town lot; 2 4916 Shetland pony, bridle and saddle: 3122 44 sowing machine; 4 9379 gold watch and chain, 5 438O arm chair; 68481 pair wool blankets- 7 14082 dress pat tern; 8 16142 pair shoes; 9 4559 pair gloves; 10 4103 fiold cuff buttons; I. H. Huston held No. 2, which drew the pony, C. H. McKinney secured the watch with No. 9379; F. M. Donovan drew the dress pattern and E. V. Martin the pair of gloves. The oterh winning numbers have not yet been presented and aredpubt less held by people living some distance from Alliance. There were 20,000 tickets Isold. j E -a i 1 i i A M ,sj w ( M&"?A !' .