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THE ALLIANCE HERALD, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1921.
Nebraska News Notes i ninot v dav. He wag ordered to vacate the hotel. Reception for Prodigal Vog. r J A Dry New ear for Omaha . OMAHA "New Year's ev parties in Omaha must le drv, anrolutely des ert dry." Federal Prohibition Director FRKMONT Normalcy has return- L. . Knhrer decreed womiay. ed to the little village of Scribncr w:th In a letter written to Governor S. the homeromng of Mayor Hani Boll's ' wciveivie ne 7. w";"11 tlop a Lewellyn setter which was 'prohibition force, headed by Gus Hyers lost from his master's side on a hunt- be detailed to duty in Omaha for New ting trip, bringing a heavy heart to' Year's eye and jxs.sibly a couple of His Honor and deep sympathy from 'day earlier. the entire countryside. Mayor - Roll , Never before in the history of Oma ilidn't slay the fatted calf in honor of ha has such a drastic bone dry order the return of his prodignl. but never- Kone thelepj, tho best was none too good for the mayor's devoted pal and four footed friend 'hose reappearance turned darkness into sunshine and ploom into Joy. After four weeks' ab sence the dog was seen slinking down a back street toward his old home. Soon a crowd of Scribnerites set out to catch the returned dog. Up one street ind down another, through backyards and nearby alleys, the frightened an imal led the anxious mob. Finally exhausted and ready to Rive in, the dogf scurried into the barn in the rear of the mayor's home. Scribner has returned to its daily tasks and Mayor Boll has resumed his affairs of state, happy and serene with the dog never out of his sight for one moment Honors For "Central" HOMER AH Homer celebrated Sunday, December 18, when a formal presentation of the Theodore Vail gold medal for bravery was made to Mrs. Mildred Lathrop, telephone heroine. Mr. Lathrop was also given $1,000 in cash and presentation of the Van silver medal and $2.r0 in cash made to Frank H. Forrest, telephone manager. Governor S. K. McKelvie, II. G. Tay lor, chairman of the state railway commission, other state officals and high officials of the Bell Telephone company attended. Mrs, Lathrop won the gold medal by her heroism on May 31, 1020, when the stuck to her post through the flood that nearly swept Homer away. For rest, who was at Dakota City when the flood broke on Homer, drove, walked ' and swam his way to Homer to aid the people there. Outwitting a Bootlegger FREMONT Police raided the Roy al hotel following a tip that Proprie tor Max Islinger had booie in his pos session. When the cops found a gallon jug of the forbidden juice, Islinger grabbed a hammer and smashed the lug while . one or the cops was holding it. The evidence splashed to the floor to the temporary relief of the owner and the dismay of the copa, Deputy William Johnson of the sher iff's office was not to be frustrated. He dropped to his knees iw the midst of the flowing corn, and popped up the escaping beverage, meanwhile calling for a glass. When he had finished his rescue work, he had wrung six ounces of evidence from his handker chief. The rescued juice was exhibited in police court, Islinger wa.i forced to plead guilty and as a result drew In other vears police . looked the other way when a man or woman took a drink on New Year's eve. New Year's parties in leading hotx-ls and clubs where wine and cocktails flowed have been a matter of common knowledge. But no more if Rohrer's threats and nrecautions can prevent it. "1 've been advised of wide open parties cf previous years," said Rohi er. !. . - rt ,j - i ' - -ill I "if uovernor ivjctveivie win senu state agents here for New Year's eve we will take Bteps to enforce tne law. "Watch parties have only been tne kind where they watch to Bee who can drink the most "Every hotel, club any place where tVior U cnusA to believe part'es ure to be staged will be 'watched,' by prohibi tion agents this year. "There are about twenty-nve men and women on the state prohibition force. If they need dress suits and evening dresses to watch places they will have them. 'I'm not coins' to discriminate. It s no secret where these parties are to be held. We' find out about them. Hotel managers or clubs had bet ter look out Liquor parties a3 re ported to me can't be going n in rooms witnout mem Knowing a rout iu employe unlocked the bank. A panel ' had been removed from the rear door. 1 In the vault, notes, moi Ifi-une end other papers of no valve to the rob bers were dumped on th floor. Most of the boxes were rented by farmers and corH Table time will bo neces ur to ibtx what they Torituined. No efforts "was made to open the vo afes. wnich contrrned several iivitisuiul doflars in "Ci.;'i, Mr. V;m Han sa-d. Apparently the robbers weio ffifr Liberty bondt, only, he said. "A far as is known, nobody ww th lowers. It H imposed that they used tn tutomobile. No one ha.i been ! found who heard the explosion when the vault was blown open, ' although windows were hoken and g'a flat tered over the floor. Juni.itr. has a population -f n'oout 'ff 4UU. Jneic is orny vnj uaiin. in wiu town. Two' Christinas I CTTD Im ECIALS Escapes Through Torpedo Tube. FAIRBURY One of the fifty-one members of the crew of the submarine S-48 who escaped through torpedo ' 4..1A. n 44 am 4 Ua ft rt A v o A A rtnoA U UXZft nun UiC viaik hum ijiumq c iivnxi dive oft" Bridgeport barbor Wednesday and stuck at the bottom or the harbor, was Lieutenant Francis Adams Smith, a bov who was reared In Fairbury. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Smith now residing in California. He is a graduate of the Fairbury high school and a graduate of the naval academy at Annapolis. He is at present in a hospital in New York suffering from the effects of chlorine gas created by salt water flooding storage batteries. Muny Coal Plant at Blair. BLAIR "Blair has gone Into the coal business and a councilman, a few citizens and some city employes have purchased at the munic'pal light plant," Councilman Pound declared at a city commission meeting recently, That Mean Great Value to the House holder Who Would Make the Family a Beautiful Gift mpptmir "If I get necessary Information for Councilman Bigelow admitted that he prosecution 1 11 bring action to close ha(j bought city coal, both this winter offending hotels or clubs for a year. anj jaf;t anj jntimated that he would .. ' , again if he; got the money. M. Harbi- Salad Dish Causes Trouble , can new water and light commission- ALLEN A dish of fruit ' Balad . er, said he had sold coal at cost to a caused I number of persons. He had done ?o Alvin Stull's car to crash down a when employed by private companies ten-foot bank, turn over twice and . and presumed 6uch an arrangement spread itself over the roadside. had been made here. "We'll investi- Scalp wounds and bad bruisess on gate," declared Mayor Aye, when it Stull and other members of the family, was shown that out of fifty tons re- Stull to discard a suit a3 being l e- cently purchased for municipal use but who occupied the machine yond cleaning. , All of this because While going down a hill the al.id upset, Stull let go the steering wheel to pick it up, and as he did so iost control of the machine. ten were used at the plant TLEASANT VALLEY There will be an old fashion spell ing school at the Pleasant Valley school house Tuesday, December 13. Cal Lcis of Blackroot neighborhood was in out- neighborhood Thursday fixing up the telephone line. Mr. and Mrs. John Roberta and brother, Glen, and Mrs. Otis Cox spent "":XT"3 Timblinjmd family. 1WU rLUC III Hie UMim nrnkil Adtimnta tit tllO ll.is' ' Yeggs Prefer Bond. HASTINGS The vault of the State isanK pi juniaia, ixeo., a mii;ui fifteen miles west or this city, was blown open early Tuesday morning Th ... . Vj.' ritii :.: - .. been made yet. It is believed that nothing but Liberty bonds were tiken. The robbery was uncovered roout 7:30 o'clock Tuesday momins: when -I Christmas Candies 3 I Mrs. Thoi.ias Suuibb and daughter spent Friday with Mrs. James Lrvme. Mrs. Charles McNay was shopping In Hemingford Thursday. Miss Fern Eaton spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Oliver in Hemingford. Joe Winter was a caller at George Timblin's Thursday. r ti , ; Ml ei uuiiili i mi r"' Huyler's and Douglas fancy box goods. You want tfood candy and that's what you I get when you buy these brands. In fancy Christmas boxes. i We wrap them for shipping and will mail your package for you. CIGARS IN XMAS PACKAGES F. J. Brennan 1 3 3 i TOINT OF ROCK CREEK Frankie Hashman motored his mother,, Mrs. Cal Hashman, to town Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Vovel went to town Friday and stayed over night Mr. Simpson came out after the Misses Eva Simpson, Alice Hamilton and Miss Burns. Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Vogel went to Alliance Friday. A crowd of young people visited school Thursday, it being Mis3 Burns' birthday. They enjoyed themselves very much. .Mr. Stratton, the mail man, is wait ing very patiently for more mail boxes so we can have a daily route. Mr. and Mrs. Tabor were down from the dam and called at Nichols' and Lore'3 Wednesday. Mrs. Odgen is on the sick list Baby Boyer is also on the sick list this week. Edgar .Hashman was greatly sur prised when a crowd of young people spent the evening at his home Thurs day. Frankie Hashman has to go horse back, as he has traded his car. Mr. Trine is making some improve ment, a new house. John Duskin went to Alliance Fri day. Mr. Darvol is doing John Vogel's ! chores while he is in Alliance. Bill Hashman helped Mr. Green butcher, one day last week. LAKESIDE Mr. and Mrs. Lou Trester drove in from the ranch Friday afternoon. Mrs. Beryl Reynolds entertained the ladies' kensington club last Thursday afternoon. Refreshments were served and a jolly good time was enjoyed by those present Mr. Coe of Hoi yoke, Col., arrived Friday to visit his daughter. Mrs. Andrew Strick. A number of Lakeside people went to Antioch Friday night to attend the dance. Mr.' and Mrs. C. E. North were shopping in town Saturday. Mr. and Mr3. Harvey Whaley and Wilbur Goodrich- and son, Donald, drove to Alliance Saturday evening. Mrs, Roy Hudson and baby daughter went to Alliance Saturday to visit rela tives for a couple of days. Bruce Hunsaker and Roy Schilb drove down from Antioch Sunday to visit friends and relatives here. William Arms of Pawlette v ranch and Miss Anna Tyler were in Lake side Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Smith and sons, Floyd and Otto and grandson, I-eo, drove down from Antioch Sunday and were guests at the Bertha Bebord home, northwest of hei-e at a six o'clock dinner. Mrs. Mable House and Wilma West over visited the foi-mer's mother, Mrs. Bertha Bebord Sunday. Charles Hitt spend the week-end here vi.-iting friends, , The Lore boys are hauling their po tatoes. --....., ... m,4. This Beautiful Walnut Dining Room Set Think of the lasting pleasure you could bring to every member of the family by presenting them with, this beautiful Dining Room Set. Consists of fine 54-inch Round Table, cap- nHlf n-P Vinintr nnpnprl fn 79 innVipa aiv P.hnivs ' with Blue Leather Seats, and a 54-inch Buffet. - flP Q An ideal set, priced for the holiday season, . M j -'Q at 11 Hoosier Cabinets Reduced 20 FOR XMAS SEASON We are overstocked on this high grade Kitchen Cabinet and are willing to sacrifice a large part of the profit to reduce. The quality of the Hoosier is well known and we are selling them at 20 Off of Regular Nationally Advertised Prices. Hoosier prices are the same the world over, so you may be sure of genuineness of this reduction. i surprise tne wne ior unnstmas. we u show you how. The Kiddies Will Shout for Joy WHEN THEY SEE OUR CHRISTMAS TOYS. We Suggest Tinker Toys Structos Gilbert Toys Scooters " ' ; " Coasters Kcture Books Story Books Toy Aeroplanes A COMPLETE LINE OF TOYS FOR CHILDREN BuytoPlease J; : Games All Kinds , Sleeping Dolls 4, ft J y ; Toy Sweepers " " ITT Toy Banks Toy Printing Outfits Toy Wagons 'iTiT Rattles ;""! Toy Dressers 1 T; ''J And Many Others. 3 ;?; GLEN MILLER HOUSEFURNISHINGS AND TOYS. ft