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The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922, December 13, 1921, Image 10

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George Conper underwent quit a
ferious operation at St. Joseph's hos
pital in Alliance last Saturday, appen
dicitis and an operation for removing
pall atones. At last reports Mr.
Cooper was doing fine and expects to
be buck on his ranch northwest of
llllsworth within a couple of weeks.
Mr. and Mr.. ) K. Law, Mr. and
Mr". A. Moore, Mi Sarah Craig, and
S. E. Stewart, were entertained at the
J. U. Kennedy home Sunday afternoon
nnd evrnlnir.
F. M. Hocnshell looked after com
pany interests in Kllsworth Monday.
F. J. Kllsbury visited here Saturday
nnd Sunday looking after interests at
his ranch, which has been leased to
Mr. Dillion Ponohoo since the Em
bury's have taken up their residence in
Alliance pome six weeks previous.
Ixuis I-arsen of near BinRham visit-'
cd in this vicinity Saturday. I
J. G. Thompson and Bob Griffith
marketed furs to local buyers here
Saturday. The fur market has suffer
ed a Mijrht decline owing to overstock
ing of some markets.
Ben Pextcr of near Spado marketed
two loadJ of good nhelled corn here re
centy. Such corn is Beliinjr for around
t0 cents per bushel.
John Schonard and family visited at
Make Tltis
Electric Irons $6.7$
Electric Toanier ..$6.75 to $8.00
Electric Grills $12.50 to $15.00
Curling Irona -$6.23 to $6.75
What a galaxy of labor
No fonder she's happy. Housework will now be a
pleasure No more tired, weary hours. Cooking, cleaning.
everything done electrically and in a jiffy. g
Make your wife happy this Christmas by thoughtful $
gifts of this nature. She will appreciate them more than A
suij felling
i 112 West Third Street.
Teach Your Child To
Don't allow the children to grow wasteful
and extravagant. Teach them the many ad
vantages of thrift in their young and tender
years. It will grow to be the best habit they
have when life's responsibilities come.
Thrift will teach them the value of every
penny; the wonderful growing power of
money. It will teach your child self-reliance,
and bring him self-respect.
Start an account today for that youngster
of yours.
That small start may be the rung in the ladder of suc
cess in your loy's business life. . It will bring your daugh
ter an understanding of money values that wUl make her
an economical housewife some day; a blessing and help to
her husband and family.
We pay 5 Interest on Savings Deposits
to help them grow.
First National Bank
Alliance, Nebraska
I Mrs. Schonard's home, the Martin
Kochford home, south of Ellsworth
School will adjourn for one week's
holiday vacation soon. Owing to other
business matters which have turned up
the faculty is too pressed for time to
hold a Christmas program this year.
H. Lancaster who has been visiting
friends and relatives in his former
home at Beardstown, 111., for the past
two months will return oon to take
up his duties as foreman of the local
section. Harry Sturgeon of Hyannis
has been relieving Mr. Lancaster and
will return to his section at Hyannis.
I Hie north mail Star route, Ellsworth
to Spade, which contract . has been
fillel by George Beckler for the past
four years, is open for bids until the
latter part of January. The contract
expires June 30 and award of the -ton-
tract depends upon the amount of the
bid and character of the applicant. It
is reported that many are figuring on
placing bids upon this route, .
Miss Kuth Crofutt will ppend a few
days during the holidays at her home
near Spade.
We will buy your furs
and hides. O'Bannon &
Neuswangcr. - 4-7
Chafing Dish $18.00 to $26.50
Percolator $12.50 to $25.00 $
Vacuum Cleaner $52.00 1
savers time savers energy f
The Banker of
' (i, WMi.ro N.w.ptpcr Union.)
When John White, the banker of
Scottboro. announced that he had dlt
penned with the services of Ned Wal
ters, people were a good deal sur
print). TJie young mnn was a general
favorite In the town. Suddenly, at a
day 'a notice, he had been asked to
turn over his books to a new cashier.
"Iiolntlve of mine, this new official,"
the bank president rather lamely ex
plained. "Rubbish I" commented Mrs. Bunsby,
head gossip of the place. "Mr. Wal
ters presumed to lift his eyes to El
olse White. That was enough for tl
old man, who wouldn't look at a '.on-In-law
with less than a million."
Mrs. Bunsby had read the situation
aright, end no one knew It better thnn
the sadly disconsolate Ned. Dut he
looked around for a new position,
awaiting a decision on some, of bis
applications. Mr. White had put bis
foot down firmly, forbade him the
house, and Elotae was a dutiful daugh
ter. She had met her lover Just once
since her father had dismissed him
from his service.
"It Is the last time, Ned," she sold,
like the brave, sensible little woman
she was. "Until I am of age I shall
feel that I belong to papa." iThe bank
In another city where he first had been
employed offered him a subordinate
position. f . -
It was his last night In Scottboro.
With the morning he planned to go
his new place of employment As a
magnet, the home which held bis one
cherished treasure attracted him. He
passed its palatial front. All was
dark, and the household apparently
wrapt In slumber.
Mournfully Ned passed the house.
Then hestarted down a narrow lane.
As he reached the point where It
merged Into an alley that run directly
behind the bank, Ned was surprise to
notice, standing In the vacant space at
the rear of the Institution, a wagon.
Two st eat thy figures were Just enter
ing the rear door of the bank. A
metallic glint Inside of the vehicle
caused Ned ftgaze more closely. Deep
ly stirred at an extraordinary dis
covery, he gnsped out:
"The small safe from the bank
vault I"
Then roblHry, burglary, was afoot 1
A sound at the rear of the bank at
tracted Ned's attention, Two men
were coming.
Acting on a quick Impulse, Ned gave
a spring and landed lu the wagon.
"Let's hurry," he heard a gruff voice
'spenk. "We've got about all there Is
worth taking whoa 1"
Something had startled the horse.
80 suddenly did the animal start up
that Ned waa flung flat, striking the
edge of the steel safe. The wagon
swung about like the tail of a kite.
It struck one of the bridge pillars, the
horse tore loose, and the wagon
crashed through the railing and went
over Into the river.
Ned reached the shore bow, ha
never knew.
Ned must have been In kind of de
lirium after that. When he waa again
reetored to reason It waa two days
later. He lay on a couch tn. a strange
room. A man. a fanner, sot by his
Ide. '
' "Keep still, 'trranger.- be urged.
Tou are all right but the doctor says
yon must rest Yoa kept calling for
some one so much," added the man,
"that when my wife found a r photo
graph in yonr pocket with a name un
der It Miss Nellie White, she went to
town and saw the young lady. She's
here now, In the next room. She's a
grand girl, let me tell you. When she
learned you was hurt she gave up
home, father, everything to come and
nurse you. I know the old miser
man of means, and mean, ton. He's
down grade now, though bank rob
bed, everything gone. Now, then, say,
I'm curious to know bow you ever got
into this fix."
Ned told. The farmer evinced the
greatest excitement as his patient
spoke of the wagon box that went into
the river.
"Why," he exclaimed, "I noticed the
battered wreck of Just such a contrap
tion fouled Into the cut-off on my
"If It Is the one I was In," declared
Ned excitedly, "It holds the safe stolen
from the bank."
It did, as they soon ascertained. Old
John White had felt badly at losing
hisMaughter; he had felt worse nt los
ing his fortune. Now, with a chance
to get both back, he graciously ac
cepted Ned as a son-in-law.
The Pacific
To many of us the Pacific conjures
up visions of sun-flecked coral Islands
set in an uzure sea, of cloudless skies
and scented, off-shore breezes ; or per
haps of warm, tropic nights with some
shadowy palm-tree ("that giraffe of
vegetables" as Stevenson called It)
fantastically bowing to the great silver
moon, while the distant drum-taps of
some village dance, now quick, now
slow, come rhythmically floating
across the lagoon. To all who have
once been swayed by the intoxicating
charm of the Pacific there is a memory
never to be forgotten, a voice whose
seductive call appeals to all alike. To
some the magic of It rises even la the
years long after, and draws them Irre
sistibly back. I have known the rough
trader, who has made enough to live
n, at last board with relief a steamer
for "home," . . . Put be bus been buck
strain within twelve uiouths-T. R.
St.-Jobnston, u
OMAHA, Neb., Dec 12. CATTLE
Receipts were rather more liberal
than the trail vrxvtpl nnla c4nL
- - . v chiinc
conditions, and the market was very
slow, witn primes ranging from steady
to 25c lower than the close of last
week. Desirable beef did not consti
tute a very larpe percentage of the of
ferings and choice yearlings as well as
the bept heifers ruled about steady.
Packer demand was very restricted,
however, nnd in the jroneral run of
both beef steers and butcher stock it
was a 1525c lower deal. Stockcrs
nnd feeders were in liberal supply and
Pteady to a shade lower than last
Quotations on cattle: Good to choice
beeves, $7.258.25; fair to good
beeves, $C.2o7.10; common to fair
beeves 5.50(fifi.10; good to choice
grass beeves, $5.75G.50; fair to good
grass beeves, $5.005.f0; common to
fair grass beeves, $4.505.00; good to
choice yearlings, $8.000.50; fair to
good yearlings, $f.507.75; common
to fair yearlings, $5.!jO(H6.r0; good to
choice heifer, $5.856.C0; fair to good
heifers, $4.755.75; good to choice
cows, $4.255.O0; fair to jrood cows.
$3.504.35; common to fair cows, $2(3) J
6.50; fair to good feeders, $5.405.85;
common to fair feeders, $4.755.35;
good to choice stockers, ffi.256.75;
fair to good stockers, $5.756.25; com
mon to fair stockers, $5.005.60; stock
heifers, $4.005.25; stock cows, $3.25
4.00; stock calves, $4.507.25; veal
calves, $3.S08.00; bulla, stags, etc.,
HOGS Receipts of hogs were 4,000
head.' The market today was steady
to 10c lower. Choice lightweight hogs
sold fro m$6.G06.75 with a top of
$6.80. Mixed loads sold from $G.00(o
6.35. Packing grades from $5.f06.00
with the heavier hogs quoted down to
$5.00. Quality of receipts today was
very good and with good shipper de
mand the market was active. Bulk f
sales was $6.256.75.
SHEEP Receipts 13,000 head. Fat
ambs, good to choice, $10.00010.50;
fat lambs, fair to godd, $9.5010.00;
feeder lambs, good t choice, $8.50(5)
9.50; feeder lambs, fair to good, $7.50
8.50; cull lambs, $5.256.25; fat
yearlings, $6.007.50; .fat wethers,
$4.505.25; fat ewes, $3.005.00;
feeder ewes, $2.753.50; cull ewes,
pMAHA, Neb., Dec. 12. Corn ar
rivals today were liberal and continued
to show an increase. Arrivals were
193 cars: wheat. 43 cars: and oats, 20
Lcars, Wheat prices were unchanged.
Com was Vac lower. Oats were
'4c off. Rye declined 'tolc Barley
was nominal.
The following cash sales were re
ported: WHEAT No. 1 hard, $1.0301.13;
No. 2 hard. $1.02$1.08; No. 3 hard,
$1.00$1.08; No. 5 hard, $1.01; No. 1
mixed, 8Cc; No. 2 mixed, 8492c; No.
A GOLD BRICK always looks good. It has to. Its
promising appearance is its sole virtue. Looks alone
will not sell goods today. Merchandise with a nszne
the name of its maker has the call. For only the maker
of worthy goods can long afford to advertise. At the
High Court of Public Opinion any other sort is soon con
demned. ' Wise manufacturers seek the good publications to tell
the story of their wares. The publishers seek the reput
able advertising for the readers' guidance. The well in
formed buyer seeks news of good merchandise through
the columns of the best publications.
This proves the value of advertising. Neither adver
tiser nor publisher can prosper without your patronage.
Therefore, it is to their advantage to cater to you. They
doit, too. n
And it is distinctly to your advantage to be guided by
the message they lay before you the advertisements.
V Si . 1 .
3 mixed, $1.00; No. 4 mixed, 83c; No.
5 mixed, 0c.
CORN No. 1 white, 39?4c; No. 2
white, 39ic; No. 1 yellow, 40c; No. 2
yellow, 4040Vic; No. 3 yellow, 39
40c; No. 1 mixed, 39c; No. 2 mix
ed, 3!)tt3994c; No. 3 mixed, 39', 4c
Sample mixed, 85c
OATS--No. 2 white, 31c; No. 3
white, 29i30 V4c; No. 4 white, 29l4c
RYE No. 2, 7o'i7Gc; No. 3,
74v;75c; No. 4, 74c; sample, 73c
BARLEY No. 3, 45Vic '
If there is any corrective value in
suggestion, it might be well to place
perdendicular steel bars on the wind
shields. Chicago Journal.
What salary reduct:ons have the
union brotherhood leaders received.?
Wall Street Journal.
Headquarters for the Finest
M Kl IVW tvia Ifc-W K'U. ,
Candy Is
Make sure jrou get the purest candies obtainable. They
are better for children. ,
Bunte's and Chase's Fancy Boxes
of Christmas Candies.
406 Box Butte Avenue.
"Beauty Is Only
Skin Beep"
The two ladies were very hot and
tired as they seated themselves at the
restaurant table, and to the waiter who
bustled up and asked for their order
one said, as she fanned herself, "Oh,
Just give us a little respite, please."
The waiter looked puzzled. "Ah ain't
shuah we got any today, lady," he said
after a moment, "but Ah'll ask de
cook. An will you have tea w'th it
or coffee?"
The only collar that galhj th free
American is the one the laundry has
tried to convert Into a saw. Spring
field State-Register.
Prosperity seems to- be skidding a
bit coming around that corner. Co
lumbia Record.
Writing Instruments in the World.
It would not s&m
like Christmas if
the Kiddies or the
grownups-could not
have Candy.
It . is as much a
part of the festivi
ties as the tree it
self. '
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