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TUESDAY AND FRIDAY . BURR PRINTING CO., Owners Entered at Ihe Kstoffico at Alliance, Neb., for transportation through the Mails a second class matter. GEORGK L. BURR, Jr Editor EDWIN M. BURR Business Mgr. Official newspaper of the City of A1Hanr! officiul newspaper of Box Butte County. Owned and published by The Burr Printing Company, George I Burr, Jr., President; Edwin M. Burr, Vice President. vi: ham: discussion The Liens club wr.s successful in fretting discussion of ihe school board's plans for selling bonds in order to pro ceed next spring or summer with its building program. Discussion is a .good thing for the soul, as the chair man of a certain road meeting at Hemingford observed on that famous occasion when all Alliance was pre sented with the raspberry. But dis cussion can also be productive of good. It all depends upon who is present and what they are moved to say. The first public discussion of the pchool situation came yesterday noon at the chamber of commerce luncheon. The school board came out in force. There was a good showing of business men. There was discussion sane and clear, with no argument. The school board took the men present into its confidence and explained what they proposed to do. The plans include the sale of f 200, 000 of the $250,000 bond issue voted, Under such terms as will prevent the school district paying interest on the money until it begins to use it in con struction. It is proposed to erect two build ings, a high school and a ward school on the-east side. The high Khfol will be an elaborate affair, with Rrottiwl floor .devoted to a gmynasium and the second floor to an auditorium that will seat eight hundred. Around the gymnasium and auditorium will be "Wilt class rooms. Nothing was actu ally said about a ward school, but it is presumed that the board will keep its promise made to the east 6iders when the bonds were voted. The board hopes to build these two buildings under the $20Q,000. One speaker said that it was hoped to save some of this sum perhaps as much as $30,000 or $40,000. As to the ef fect on taxes, it would raise them somewhat. The estimated increase for the first ten years was, put at 15 mills. On the present valuation, this would amount to a 13 per cent increase in the school tax, or a G per cent increase in the total taxes paid by any taxpayer.. In other word, ,:t would mean that where a man pays $100 taxes now, he would pay $103 if the school bonds were sold. The business men at the meeting listened with interest to the members of the school board and Superintend ent Pate. There were some fjuest'ons asked which showed that some of those present were anxious to know if still more money could be saved by waiting another year before building. This! cjuestion was never satisfactorily an-' swered, it being tacitly understood , that the schcol board would use the same good judgment in the future as they have in the past In the past they have two times postponed build-: Ing because they considered the condi- j tions too unfavorable. To them will be left the decision, and it M as ap- J parent from their attitu'o Uict they! expect to ascertain public sentiment. I .1- Tl'Vie was a Jisposit'on on the part Of one or two interested to resent the imputation in last Friday's Herald that this spring, when the board called In some friends to discuss the advisa bility of going ahead with the building program, that it was a star-chamber session. That phrase has been used to indicate secret meetings, where the public was to be made the goat. In the sense that it was used in The Her ald, there was no intent to insinuate anything other than that the public was not consulted. At the meeting in question, the members of the school board and a few prominent business men were present. They were there by invitation. Jf the meeting was public, and we are informed that it was, only a smail portion of the public had any opportunity to be present, for only a small proportion of the tax payers were invitel It was undoubt edly the cream of the taxpayers. 'It may have been that the board had no time to call a public meeting, but it is certain they did not wish to do so. A select list of some fifty were noti fied. Of this number, about a fourth responded. It is probable that these men could speak more intelligently than the av erage. It is probable that they pay more taxes. But they don't pay all the taxes. They don't even pay the major portion of them. The great majority were not consulted. This, in our humble opinion, is a case where the descriptive "star-chamber" session la not wholly undeserved. In the same way it may be paid that while yesterday's meeting at the chamber of commerce rooms was com- posed of representative business men, it was not a representative fathering 'of taxpayers. The men present can speak only for themselves or their j class, at ihe most. If (he school hoard wishes to be perfectly fair in the mat ter, it will consult nil classes of tax payers before proceeding, for som timcs a tax that is only an annoy nnto. for a rich man is a hard load for his le.s fortunate brother. THE RETURN OF THE PULL A very pretty political squabble is now rnginjc in I'm-oln over the ap pointment of Will MrCIay to bo post master at the capital city. Funny thing about it is that the big howl is rot coming from the defeated candi dates, but from friends of the success ful contestant and supporters of Con gressman Reavis, who has practically admitted that he is responsible for the setting aside of civil service rules. McClay did some services for him in a political way, he says, and intimates that the victors should have the spoils. It's fortunate for the republicans that there is a big railroad strike threatened just now, and this makes such things as injustice and the over riding of civil service rules in appoint ing a postmaster of comparatively lit tle moment If the strike comes, this will be forgotten in the matter of greater interest, and if not, the edge is just about worn off, anyway. The Journal has hinted, discreetly, that Mr. McClay was not the best man avail able for the place, but has made no great to-do. Actually, of course, something ought to be done about it. Heretofore the civil service has stood for fair dealing. Once or twice there have been whis pers that perhaps there was a political twist to some of the markings given to candidates, but it's been a long time since Nebraskans hive seen two experienced men shelved, such as Biv ens and Ludlam, in order to make way for a fellow who once took the stump for a congressman. The years have been long and lean for the fellows who have faithfully carried water for the republican party during the days the democrats were in power, and there is undoubtedly considerable call for soft jobs for the faithful. It would seem, though, there THE SPINAL COLUMN The 5?anF Way Comparing the brain to a dy namo and the organx of the body to the motors and lights to be energized by Ihe dynamo, you have a fairly good working ba sis to arrive at some idea of the Why and How of VITAL EN ERGY. Vital Energy, like electricity, i.t beyond the scope of human knowledge when it comes to tell ing what it is, but like electric ity, if we do not know what it is we do at least know some of the laws which govern its actions; what it will do under certain cir cumstances and what it will not do under other circumstances. Wc know that if the nerve cir cuit is clear of obstruction that vital energy will reach the organ or part which that nerve sufl I I i oi anil that a full quota of life will be expressed there. We also know that if the nerve trunk is subject to pressure that this cur rent of vital energy will be un able to pass the obstruction with full force and that the inevitable result is a lowering of the per cent of life expressed in the or gan or part. Where the nerve trunks leave the spinal column they pass out BETWEEN the little bones. These little bones are subject to slipping out of alignment due to the application of external force, and by so slipping out of align ment bring pressure to bear on the nerve trunks, thus shutting off a part of the vital energy to some part of the body. The Chiropractor is trained to locate these misaligned bones of the spinal column and to adjust them back to their normal po sition. This re-establishes the full flow of vital energy to the diseased tissue. Chiropractic removes the cause Nature makes the cure. DRS. JEFFREY & SMITH CHIROPRACTORS THE ALLIANCE HERALD, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1921 should be enough department posi-, that the ex-service men will cost the tions of one sort and another to take United States government twenty care of all pressing caes, and that billions of dollars within the next plares which require men of ability twenty-five years. Most of this great should be filled by the best material sum, Mr. King says, is to be paid out available. If there had been no good of the treasury in some form of pen men out for the position, nobody sion for the veterans of the world war. would object to classing the job with Bonuses and various kinds of nllow- the spoils of war, but under the cir cumstances, it's a mjghty bad prece dent, to say the least We may expect prospective candidates for the Alli ance postmastership to begin saying nice things about Mr. Kinkaid WORTH PAYING FOR. Among other things that have a ten- dency to get the editorial goat is the If.n't it worth it? attitude of some of the so-called! Where would the Unite.l States have statesmen toward any appropriation been had it not been for these same that is to go to the ex-soldiers. It's (,0ldiers? Isn't it a whole lot better getting so that nothing for the benefit to pay the money to your sons, broth of the men who saved this country can 'ers and husbands, han to pav it to the be proposed but some long-winded and Huns? Some of these days the politi- .u.-ij-iuhki-u puinui win arise ami begin to spout figures. Makes no dif ference whether the thing proposed is good or bad; someone will be found who takes out his pencil and paper and begins to figure. The last one of these fellows is Senator King of Utah, who declares I ances and benefits will make up the remainder, he declares. Twenty billions, in the aggregate, sounds like a huge sum of money. The senator, you will note, figures it over a lonv period and shouts out "twenty billions" in a loud voice and lets his voice drop when it comes to the "twenty-five years." It's only an es timate. Sunnnsff if cVirml.1 Ua i-n c ans who talk thi ,ay will meet someone who'll tell, them straight The fellows who gave the most dur ing the word war have been getting the worst of it ever since their re turn, and the ones who hand them the worst packages are usually the fellows who made the sweetest speeches when Little Dimes Make Big Dollars atumrday, Nov Mark the date on your calendar, it will be Savings Account i On that day we will inducement for you to AT THIS Each year there are a fresh number of young people who reach the age when they should open a bank account and begin to save money. We set aside one day each year for this purpose and we make it a special occasion at this bank. We want to help you get started. New $1 Accounts Pay Big OPEN AN ACCOUNT WITH US FOR $1 ON THIS DAY AND WE WILL DOUBLE IT FOR YOU. AND YOU ALSO GET A DIME SAVINGS CARD. Ask Us For Particulars. The First State Bank FASTEST GROWING MOST ACCOMODATING jthe soldiers left to fight their battles, i The state of Nebraska hands out a ten-cent lithographed certificate of gratitude to the men who served at $30 a month during the war, but the most of the good state jobs go to the fel lows who stayed at home while the staying was good. AN ADMINISTRATION RECALLED (Omaha Bee.) Unofficial returns from more than half the precincts of North Dakota indicate that Governor Lynn J. Fra zier has been recalled by the citizens of that state., and with him two other of the states principal officers en dorsed by the non-partisan league. Only on one ground can this result be accounted for, that the citizens of North Dakota have grown weary of the program of paternalism introduced there under Townlcy, and which has not borne the fruit promised by its visionary promoters. Millions of dollars of public funds have been invested in state-promoted activities, which include about every thing in the way of. social service, whether publicly or privately conduct ed. Along with the public money enormous sums collected in the name of the non-partisan league have also, been expended. We have no inclina- tion to debate the wisdom of unwisdom ; of the Townley projects, preferring! to accept the verdict of the people, make it a special open a bank account BANK who have been most directly affected! by them. North Dakota apparently has had enough of the experiment, . which has cost so much, and the end ' whereof will not be until the bonds? issued in the name of the state by the Townleyites are finally redeemed. . Nebraska may well look l:ore it . accepts the proffer of Arthur G. Wray to do as much for this state as Town ley did for North Dakota. The recall' of Governor Frazier may not be the end of the paternalistic movement, but . it is a mighty solemn indication of how it is regarded by the folJfs who have been closest to it. New potato sacks, in any quantity. O'Bannori &. Neuswanger. - 9Gtf JUST MULTIPLY IT "It is computed that the average man sjeaks in the course of a vear eleven million words." "And how many does he listen to from the average women?" Louis--villve Journal. "Tanlac made me feel younger." ' "It put me back on the payroll." "I can cat whatever I want now." "I no longer suffer from indigestion." "I gained weight rapidly." Thee and ' many more expressions are now heard i daily as people tell of their experience with Tanlac. F. E. Holsten. Day I!