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THE ALLIANCE HERALD, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1021.
U5 Nebraska News Notes Omaha Cop Itan'l Inspire Fear. OMAHA William Maher, alias! Connelly, who jumped a $2,r.0) rxn' mmr time rgo and who lias beer J Kiujrht hy county uuthoi itio and loca iKilicc, attended (he Cieighton-Soutl Duknla Aggies foo'.b.ill 4rame Satur day afternoon. The Rimie nl-o was nt tended bv nearly a score of Omahi jtolice. Mahrr was rhd in a big fu; overcoat and surrounded by several 'ompnn:on. made no eiTort to conreal his presence. Two po'iee olTicers stood -within fifty feet of him during much of the game. Maher was arrested in North Dakota ome months ago on a liquor charge. He juniel his bond and came to Omaha. He was arrested hem on complaint of the North Dakota authorities and released on a $2,.r00 Itond furnished by his father. "I am interested in knowing that Ttfaher is here," said County Attorney Sihotwell. "I will ask the police to ar rest him. We want him and we don't want him to get away again." Railroad Refuses to Pay. IMPERIAL Complaint to the state rai)wav commission has been made by Representative Frel HotTmeister of Imperial because the uurungton .rail road declines to pay for a $15 heavy wool sweater, a $20 hunting coat, a compass and some small hunting lcnivea, which Hoffmeister says were stolen out of his son's trunk in transit between Seattle and Imperial. . The excuse given by the railroad company for refusing settlement on the claim is that the tariff rules on baggage do not cover "hunting out--fits." If such things are taken as baggage, says a letter from I M. "Whitehead, assistant general bag jrage agent, they go at the owners risk. Charles Hoffmeister, who lost the things, made a hunting trip to Alaska last spring, and the effects disappear ed from his- trunk on the way back. The trunk itself was broken open in transit and sent only as far as Lincoln, o that the owner had to pav express on it from Lincoln to Imperial. Want Jobs for Convicts. LINCOLN Members of the board of control and Warden Fenton of the penitentiary are endeavoring to find employment for over 300 men at the Institution who at present are idle. After a conference with the board on this subject Saturday morning, the warden said that he has a hundred convict working in the furniture fac tory, power plant, unloading coal, etc., and another hundred oi various in stitution duties, while fifty or more tru-itie are working outride for priv ite Employes. The total iwmulation is now T.SO, and it Is a p:-nblem to find omething for nil of the ronvicts to do., The fu'.Tiiture factory has not been long much, as th demand for its roilurt fe'f off heavily fome months go, hut things are picking up again n thtt line, raid Frnlon. It is not proposed to reopen the old iroom manufacturing plant, which was cloved two or three years ago upon bjeotion rai-ed by private mnnufae urers. The board of control hopes to 'et something 1: e started at the pen ;tcntinry which wfll give idle hands Something to do thi winter. Trampled by Cattle. NEWMAN GROVE Trampled by a tampeded herd of cattle, A. H. Lewis if this city was painfully injured Fri lay. It is said that he w'll recover rom his injuries. The steer that rampled Lewis ran amuck, and was "inally roped, but was killed when it tried to escape. Iwis was hrin-i" i bunch of cattle to this city, to be -hipped to market. Wymore Wakes. WYMORE Mayor B. O. Youll ha. issued an order to the police force that the ordinances prohibiting chickens and other domestic fowls from running at large in the city, and the fiding of bicycles, wagons, and other vehicles or the sidewalks, shall be strictly en forced and all offenders arrested. Nature Fakirs at Auburn. AUBURN Other things besides hu man beings seem to have a penchant for wanting money, even though they may not he able to spend it Crowf have been known to carry away metal coins and hide them in chinks, or other places where they might enjoy playinp with them in odd times. It remained however, for an Auburn mouse tc build a $25 nest in the Wrightsmann store'. John Codington, who is connected with the Wrightsman concern and who also happens to be one of the city dads, put $25 in bill at closinp time, away in the cash register, am' the next morning when he opene the store the cash had disappeared A search revealed the fact that some time during the night a mouse with tha mother instinct as to home build ing highly developed, had gained ac cess to the register and had uso the bills for a nest. One night about a week ago a mouse got into this same register and in somr manner got into the mechanism par' of the machine and during the night registered up as cash sales something over $36,000 worth of business. i THANKSGIVING OUU Pilgrim forefathers set aside one day each year for the solemn purpose of forgetting: their hardships and giving Thanks for their blessings. That day of the year is again with us and amid its problems this Community, like the whole Nation, is . pausing to remember its blessings and give Thanks. ' 1921 J r All Deposits Guaranteed To Replace Old State Seal. 1 LINCOLN The Nihraska state feal, which ha bc n in use i-ince IXfiT, w.ll soon be replaced by a new in signia. I'csp.te a number of protests reteivpd from citizens in different' sec tions of the state, George A. Williams. chairman of the special commission authorized by the lat legislature, an nounced that the body is making satis factory pi ogress and will be ready to leport the new seal for official adop tion w.lrun a few weeks. Guardian State Bank Alliance, Nebraska Railroad Man! SPECIAL THANKSGIVING SERVICE AT THE BAPTIST CHURCH for railroad men and their families. Impor tant and vital questions affecting your fam ilies will be discussed at a round table after the sermon. Come! Service at 7:30 Thursday Evening. B. J. MINORT. Woman Fined on Hooze Charge. LINCOLN Mrs. Katherine Carton, of Graiton, Neb?, was sentenced to five days in the Lancaster county jail, Sat urday noon by United States Judge T, C. Munger, for violation of the Dol- stead act. In passing sentence, Judge Munger paid, "I am imposing a prison sentence on you as a warning to others that people cannot violate a United States law and expect money to .ret tnem by. Mrs. Garton was visibly affected as she heard the judge pronounce the sentence, following her plea of guiltv to manufacturing liquor and operating and maintaining a nuisance, in .that . 1 t a. - i ! 1 1 Ti : I I 1 i sue Kepi a sun. i.esme ner as sne was sentenced stood her son, Roy Gaiton, 33, who received a thirty day jlil sentence on the same charges. To tui son s left stood Bendigo Garton gray-haired husband and father, who with bowed head heard the court pass . l. - i L . ...in : : u : r mc uruer uiai win iinpnsuii ins lumuj and fined him $25. The sentencing of Mrs. Garton to jail for violation of the Volstead act marks the first such instance in the federal court in Lincoln. Leniency was asked of the Judgt for the Cartons by the attorney reD- resenting them, who stated that he had known them for over thirty years, and that they were well known and respected in Fillmore county. A defense was put up that the liquoi was made for the use of grand father on the farm, who needed it fo external use. Evidence showed that the officers who made the first arrest found two stills on the Garton farm, 200 gal lons of mash and 2'a gallons of the finished product. Nebraska Uni Champions. LINCOLN With Nebraska the 1921 champion of the Missouri valley inference, interest of football follow ers centered upon the Thanksgiving :Iash at Lawrence between Missouri ind Kansas, which will have decided bearings on the standing. The only iffect of the other 1 hanksgiving game etween Drake and Grinned at Des Moines will be to determine whether 3rinnell shall appear in the win col jmn in the standing, the school having ost all three of its conference games. Nebraska took the championship Saturday by defeating Ames, 35 to 3. It was the Kansas Aggies who made he percentage column hang in such t fash 'on that a Kansas or Missouri .ictory Thursday will make it bounce ike a rubber ball. They defeated Dklahoma, 14 to 7. The standings: Won Lost Vc bra ska 3 0 Missouri 4 1 vansas Aggies 4 2 Vmes 3 4 Oklahoma 2 3 Cansas 2 3 Washington . 1 2 3 Drake 1 2 Grinnell . 0 3 Mrs. W. Essex and Elmer Essex went to town Tuesday. Mr. Llnior Essex stayed over night at Mrs. Tom urenpe. A country is not made great by the number of square miles it contains, but by the number of square people lb 4.viiKiJii..ai nii xc :.-, Undoubtedly the Alabama man who was killed by a bolt of lightning while harnessing a mule still blames the mule. Find Coal at Falls City. FALLS CITY An eighteen inch vein of coal has been found on the Margrave ranch ubout twelve miles south of here. J. T. Margrave, one of the owners, has a small force of men tt work developing the mine. The coal so far taken out is of excellent quality and burns splendidly. It is too early to tell iiow valuable a discovery has been made, but Mr. Margrave states he is positive that he and sev eral of his neighbors will have plenty of coal. Business Men Build Bridge. WOLBACH Last summer the coun ty commissioners of Greeley county put in a bridge on the road known as the Wolbach-Scotia cutotf, but for some reason failed to fill in the ap proaches to same. One day this week fifteen Wolbach business men, with eleven teams went out and put in the day filling in the approaches to the fridge, almost completing the work in he one day. Since that time a few of the business men have returned to the point in question to put on the finish ing touches and the work will be com peted by these men next Monday This road, when the work is complet ed, will shorten the distance between Wolbach and Greeley some fourteen miles. Will Have County Nurse. BAYARD The local chapter of the Red Cross met in conference with rep resentatives from Bridgeport Sunday afternoon, and decided to employ a county nurse for the coming year. who will report for duty January 1. Also plans were made for the member ship campaign to be started soon. The Bayard chapter is in good condition financially and well able to finance their part of the expenses of the coun ty nurse. POINT OF ROCK CREpK Mrs. Dillon is on the sick list this week. Mrs. F. E. Nichols came home from Hershey Thursday, where she has been taking care of her daughter, Mrs. Lydia Staples. Ben Swanson went to town Wednes day and bought a new wagon. Miss Russell was a caller at District No. 17 Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Tabors were callers at A. L. lire's Tuesday. lister Hashman is on the sick list. Mr. and Mrs. A. Mabin were callers at Mr. Vaughn's Wednesday. Lyle Ixre u sick with the flu. Ernie Essex went to Iowa Monday on a business trip. Frank Vaughn and Tete Wienell vis ited fcchool Friday to make some needed repairs. The Lore boys took a load of hogi to town one day last week. Your Voice At he 'Other End When the family is gathered together at the old home for a reunion on anniversaries, holidays or other delightful occasions, it's wonderful to be there. But if you cannot be there in person, a long dis tance call is the next best way. Ution-to-UUon service from 830 p m. to midnight cost about on -half the day rate; from mid night to 430 a. m. about one-fourth. The sUtion-to-atation rate, which is considerably lower than for per on-to-peraon service, applies when you will talk to anyone who may be at the telephone called. t Wherever you are, drop into your home for a few minutes each day via Long Distance. Northwestern B ephone Company ,,.,, ,,l,t,l,,l,, Wliere Are You Goin This Winter o? How about a trip into the warmed and favored South? There's Florida blessed with one of the most perfect winter temperatures in the world, which visitors agree makes you feel young and that a winter spent there builds up the constitution better than any tonic. The Carolinas with their numerous resorts and un told opportunities for golf, tennis, riding and driving. The Gulf Coast Country tinged with an asmosphere of quaintness, tradition and romance, with its live oaks and magnolias, picturesque cabins with pickaninnies playing about, sugar plantations and cotton fields. There are miles and miles of shore line which wind in and out furnishing harbors for big cities and little communities, great stretches of sandy beach for re sorts which provide every advantage for winter com fort and enjoyment. Texas with its famous gulf resorts, semi-tropical vegetation, deep sea fishing and boating possibilities. Cuba which holds a rich reward for every tourist. The glory of everything that is beautiful in Nature seems at its best on this wonderful island. In addition to the foremost resorts and hotels which everyone knows about, there are countless less-expensive, perfectly delightful and ideally suitable smaller places, where a week or a month or a season will prove refreshing and beneficial. Winter tour tickets to The Southland that great win ter hostess which calls to you now, with her infinite variety of attractions and healthful climate, to come and see and enjoy her blessings are on sale. Surely you will plan to go. Come in and let me help with the details of your trip. H. L. ORMSBY, 'V Ticket Agent. ' I.l.l.l.(.l.l.l..i.. . r . . . . , -4