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The Alliance Herald.
OF BOX BUTTE COUNTY
AND ONLY DEMOORATIO y
PAPER IN THE COUNTY.
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-ALLIANCE, BOX BUTTE COUNTY
i NEBRASKA! FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1002,
Vf Them Quick?
Time is Short
and They Will be no
Cheaper J- j &
I Alliance Grocery Co f
The Best Flour on
J. B. Miller, Auctioneer.
George Darling for furniture.
Call and see Norton's new clothing.
See Mrs. Regan's new line of cloaks.
Cash paid'for hides. Clougii & Col
lins. An elegant new line of hats at Mrs.
For Rent A four room cottage Ben.
Be sure U C C. & C. and see their
stock of saddles.
Sheridan coal, Canon lump, nut and
Aker's coal W. James.
I have about noo head of ewes and
lamb for sale Mike Elmore.
Collins & Morrison, saddles, always in
in stock at Clougii & Collins.
Good board, nicely furnished rooms, at
the Hull house, first door north of the
school house. 10-17-tf
There was a very pleasant gathering at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Bell
wood Tuesday evening it being a surprise
gotten up by the schoolmates of their
daughter, Edna, as a farewell to her be
fore the family departs for their new home
in California. Refreshments were brought
by the young people and a jolly good time
was had, To say that Miss Edna was
surprised would be putting it mildly, but
joy mingled with the surprise and the oc
casion is one that will long be remembered
with pleasure by Miss Edna and her
JUST FOR YOUR
R. f. ttmnson'e
Complete Line of
Ladies' and Hisses'
Cloaks, Ladies' flan
nel Waists, Skirts,
Tailor Suits before
See the HONTE
Read Geo. Darling's ad on page 4.
B. E. Johnson and Isaac Rlckeil arc
down from Hemingford today on business.
New goods on the road, will have them
unpacked in a few days. Geo. Darling.
First Presbyterian Church services in
Bell'3 hall Sundays "at 1: a. m. and 7:30
Mrs. S. H. Brown and daughter of
Hemingford were Alliance shoppers
The Ladies Aid of the M. E. church will
meet with Mrs. Dr. Jackson next Wednes
Mr. and Mrs, Fred Oldag of Hemingford
came down to attend the funeral of Mrs.
The November term of court for this
county has been adjourned to January 12,
by petition of the bar.
Clayton Reed and sister, Miss Delia,
and Miss Arvilla Snow visited with Hem
ingford friends over Sunday.
Dr. W. S. Bellwood was taken very ill
Sunday with an attack of pleurisy and his
condition was considered dangerous for a
time but he seems now on the road to re
covery. F. E. Phillips' ten-year-old son shot his"
toe off last Friday. Ho had just carried
a sliot gun into the house lor an older
brother who had returned from a hunting
trip and in some manner the gun was acci
dentally discharged. .
Mrs. D. E. Colvin and children left
this week for their new home on the
ranch near Bridgeport where Mr. Colvin
has been for a few months fixing Up a
sheep ranch, having recently made the
purchase of about 1,000 head of sheep to
run on it.
Mike Elmore bought a thousand cows
and the same number of calves from W. J.
Hysham and they were shipped down from
Crow Agency, Mont., yesterday. They are
a splendid lot of cattle and were drove out
to the ranch today. Mr. Elmore will also
ship eighteen cars of steers to Chicago to
day. Sunday at the Baptist church, G. C,
Jeffers pastor: Subject of morning ser
mon, "Counting the Cost." Evening dis
course, "Unturned Cakes." Sunday school
at 10 o'clock. Juniors meet at 3. C. E.
meeting at 6:45, Frank McFarland, leader.
ing. A welcome to all services.
Judge Westover received a telegram
from Judge Fawcctt of Omaha yesterday
asking if he could hold court for him in
that city for two or three weeks, commenc
ing next Monday. Judge Westover has
been called into other districts a great
many times during his term of office which
is a recognition of his ability as a jurist.
Rev. G. C. Jeffers received a letter from
John R. Webster, chairman of the Paptist
State Convention board, that he had been
appointed chairman of the standing com
mittee on foreign missions. Rev. Jeffers'
assistants are Rev. S. P. Morris of Broken
Bow, Miss Jessie Carpenter of Alliance,
J. W. Good of Chadron and Mrs. J. H.
Kerr of Ansley.
It will be gratifying to Photographer
H A. Mark's friends to know that his
photographs sent in for the Burlington's
prize contest won for him a trip to Kansas
City and return. The prize picture was a
grazing scene he took while down in the
Mitchell valley taking photographs to
illustrate the special edition recently pub
lished by the Mitchell Index.
C. W. Roberts of Dorsey precinct is
in town today, Mr. Roberts has leased
his ranch to Carl Fosstrom for a term of
two years and will leave with his family
next week for Chariton, Iowa, his former
home and may decide to remain there.
Mr. and Mrs. Roberts have resided in this
county for several years and have many
friends who regret their departure.
The pastor announces the following ser
vices at the M. E. Church for next Sun
day: Sunday School at 10:00 a. m.:
preaching services at 11:00 a. m., topic,
"The Evidence of Things Not Seen";
class meeting at close of the preaching
service; Junior League at 3 p. m.; Ep
worth League at 6:30 p. m.; preaching ser
vices at 7:30 p. m.; topic, "The Great
Unanswered." The public is cordially in
vited to all these services. M. L. Sanders,
The cattle dipping at the home ranch of
Hon. F. M. Currie attracted a large crowd
of spectators, and aroused quite a curiosi
ty. The cattle were put through the tank at
the rate of ioo an hour, and evrythir, work
ed to perfection. About 900 head were im
mersed . The tank is forty feet long at the
top, and twenty-eight feet longat the bottom,
four feet wide at the top and eighteen
inches wide at the bottom. The depth of
water with the solution was about six feet.
Mr. C. A. Strahle. of the Sargent Imple
ment company, supervised the arrange
ment of the tank, and so far as we learned,
not an accident happened, Mr. Strahle
is agent for the Newberry dipping tank.
I Sargent Leader,
Tho Fair under the auspices of the
Catholic church begins Monday evening,
October 27th, and great interest is being
manifested in it by everybody. It will
continue for five nights, closing Friday
night with Father Galvin manager, Mrs.
Reardon Secretary, and Mrs. Hillier Treas
urer. The following commltUss have
charge of the fair:
Soliciting committee: Mrs. J. P. Rear
don, Mrs. N. Hiller, Mrs. Nolcman, Mrs.
M. F. Nolan. Mrs. McKinney, Mrs. Fred
O'Connor, Mrs. Carey. Mrs. Betxold and
Mrs. Ed. O'Donnell.
Fancy Table committee : Mesdames
N. Hillier, Fred O'Connor, Connatt,
Kramer, M. Elmore and Bctcbcnner.
Candy and Lemonade committee:
Misses M. O'Keefe, Aylward, Margaret
Hagerty, McDermott. Marie Elmore,
O'Connor, Alice O'Brien and Derolf,
Committee for SupperTablo: Mesdames
Buechsenstein, McDermott, Knox, M. F.
Nolan. D. Landrigan, Betzold, Dan
Fitzpatrick, L. Opp, McKenney, Vaughn,
H. Carey, Brlggs, O'Donnell, Hamilton,-
W. Moulton, G. Holden R. C. Nolemau,
J. P. Reardon and Driscoll.
Music and Floor committee: Messrs.
M. O'Connor, Ed. Reardon, Jr., Fred
Brconan, Joe. Reardon and Denjs Land
rigan. A first class turkey and chicken supper
will be served every evening of the Fair,
and on Friday ah oyster supper.
Among the articles to be disposed bf
during tho fair, the one that deserves
more particular mention is the beautiful.
vase painted by Mrs. L. W. Emery, It is'
a masterpiece of its kind and reflects
great credit on the artist. It is on exhi
bition in the show window of E. C(
McClure. See it and judge for yourself, ,
Mr. F. E. Holsten donated an extremely
handsome silver tea service. It will be
contested for by two ycung ladies, Miss
Mary O'Donnell and Mis3 Margucrito
Another contest that will bo a marked
event of the fair will be a contest for a
magnificent doll, dressed for the fair and
donated by a young lady in Omaha. Mr.
L. Buechenstein donated a meerschaum
pipe which some of the railroad boys will
enter the race for. Another beautiful do
nation 1s the pastel picture, painted by
Mrs. Lockwood. The Sisters of Mercy
and the Ladies of the Sacred Heart, Park Ho suffer much tribulation. Mrs. Linscott
Place, Omaha, have also donated sorifeMvas over eighty years old and had been in
. ' .-ji f.j t- m. t j . irjl"1 t lit. .t--l-. 1- . r
beautiful faricy.work. The hand painted
sofa pillow by the Sisters of Mercy, Omaha,
is a gem of its kind.
All the merchants of the city have given
very generously, the list of donation would
be tedious to go over. But a royal good
time is assured at this fair, and the public
is cordially invited.
Laid to Itest.
Mrs. Katherine Mary Elizabeth Dorothea
Hornburg, who had been very ill for
several weeks with a complication of
diseases, died at her home in this city last
Sunday, October 19, 1902. She was born
in Germany, February 29, 1832 and was
married there about thirty-five years ago.
She had been a resident of this county
since in 1885. She leaves five children,
one son and four daughters, to mourn her
death: August F. Hornburg. Mrs. John
Weinel and Mrs. H. N, Anderson of this
place; Mrs. Ernest Kroesing of Alberta,
Canada and Mrs. August Shamburg of
St. Charles, Mo. Mrs. Hornburg was a
member of the German Lutheran church.
There being no church of that denomina
tion in this city, funeral services for her
were held from the Methodist church by
the pastor, Rev. M. i.. Saunders, at 2
o'clock, Tuesday afternoon. The Herald
extends sympathy to the sorrowing rela
tives. Serious Accident With n Shotgun.
While George Douglass and his two sons
were out hunting last Friday the elder son,
George, suffered a very serious and pain
ful accident from a shotgun. The father
was out of the wagon hunting for a lost
bird. The son had just returned to the
wagon, had placed the gun in front, butt
downward, and while drawing the lap robe
up the gun was discharged into his fore
arm, tearing the muscles in a frightful
manner, and setting fire to his coat sleeve
and the cover of the wagon. It lacked but
little' of shooting the younger son, also, as
the gun tore the hat he was wearing in
brim and crown. The father ran at once
to his son and bound the arm as tightly as
possible and started to Alliance with him
but he was very weak from loss of blood
when they got here. In spite of the mus
cles being so badly torn torn the doctor in
attendance thinks the arm not only can be
saved but that he will be able to use it
Saturday, November 1, 1902, I will sell
to the highest bidder for cash, sixteeu
head of horses including mares, two-year-olds
and heavy work horses. Sale will
take place at Keeler Bros., barn at 1 p. m.
Gregory Zurn, auctioneer.
10-24-21. ' E. W. Ray,
Notice Hereafter no goods are to be
charged to the Brockett saloon except on
my order. H . C. Axmbtong,
Dated October 18, 1902,
H. C. Armstrong made n trip to Omaha
Frank Smimok was down from Heming
Mrs. Land arrived Tuesday from Lin
coln to live with her sons.
,, Mrs. M. Miller left this morning for a
month's visit, at Lincoln and York.
J. H. Brubaker, one of our ranchmen
friends from Lakeside was in town Satur
day. t Andrew Graham arrived in the city
Saturday for a visit with his nephew James
J, 0. tiorry was up from Antioch Mon
day and ordered the Herald sent to a
'couple of friends.
F. M. Broome and family left this
morning for a couplo of days visit at the
Morrill ranch near Goring.
Mrs. James Hollinrake returned to
Hemingford today after a months' stay at
tho home of John O'Keefe.
Mr, and Mrs. II. A. Allison are happy
since Sunday over tho arrival of their first
born a boy. we enjoyed a good cigar on
tho young man
A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. John
Garrett Monday. Mother and babe are
doing well. John is still having a hard
tussle with typhoid fever.
Clough & Collins have recently installed
a Landis hot wax sewing machine in their
harness shop. The machine cost $250 and
is the only one in Alliance.
George Rcitmicr, janitor at tho court
house, called on tho Herald yesterday for
tho first time. Ho waxed warm and re
quested us to say that the Times lied whon
it stated that Mr. Loer was responsible for
him holding his job at the rate of $30 a
month. That he was taken from the poor
farm and was hired by Commissioner
Duncan and Ex-sheriff Sweeney, both re
publicans. George said "the Times had
it in for him because he stopped his
Mrs. M. P. Nason recived the sad news
this week of the death of her mother.
Mrs. Martha Linscott of Boston, who died
October 15, the day the funeral services
for Mr. and Mrs. Nason's son Leslie were
held. The family certainly aro called upon
poor health for the last few years. Mrs.
Nason had not seen her mother since she
and her husband visited her about nine
years ago. OJJ,..J
Judge Westover arrived in the city from
Rushville Tuesday night and yesterday is
sued an order of sale for the property be
longing to Miller & Wildy which consists
of the flour milt, a residence and other
property at Hemingford and a store build
ing in Alliance, The order of sale appears
in today's paper and the date of sale with
a description of the property will be pub
lished next week. It is considered to be
the best interest for all concerned that the
property be sold.
A. M. Morrisey of Valentine, fusion
candidate for senator of this district, spent
Monday and Tuesday in Alliance and be
came acquainted with a number of our
citizens. Mr. Morrissey has a largo ac
quaintance throughout northwest Nebraska
and is regarded as a man of more than
ordinary ability. He is serving his second
term as county attorney of Cherry county
and was elected by an overwhelming ma
jority, notwithstanding that the county is
strongly republican. He declined the
nomination this fall. Mr. Morrissey
formerly lived in Dawes county and a
number of prominent republicans there
state publicly that they will voto for him.
We know this to be a fact becaise we heard
them make the statement. Mr. Morrissey
says that the outlook over the district is
very favorable and he believes the whole
ticket will be elected.
Rear End Collision.
No. 41 suffered a rear end collision near
Hazard, the first station this side of Ra
venna, Tuesday morning. No. 41 was
drawn by two engines and a few miles out
of Hazard something got wrong with one
of them and they were delayed for some
time attending to it. A flagman was sent
back to stop a special train which they
knew was following them. It was very
foggy over that section of the country that
morning and the engineer and fireman on
the special did not see him and it seems he
had not thought it necessary to use torpe
does to warn them. They carried but one
car and while they crashed into No. 41
with considerable speed the momentum
was not great and only the Tear car was
damaged to any extent, it being so badly
disabled they had to return to the station
and leave it there before they could pro
ceed on the journey The cook on the
train and one passenger, a lady, were
badly injured, both being quite sick when
the tratn arrived in Alliance, the accident
having delayed it -t throe hours.
James Bellwood nn-i (-roily will leave
Monday foi Lonfc Uoch, Cal.
O. Cravath of Fullerton is
nephew, who lives new Lakesida.
SAM SMYSKIt S.VYS SO.Mr.TIIING.
llo Very Ptcnsniitly Invites tho Times to
"Como to tho Center or Shut Up."
Alliance, Neb., Oct. 22, 1902.
Dear Harvrv: So you aro after mo
too, aro you? Not content with such vic
tims as Geo. W. Loer and Col. Mobsy,
you want to take n whack at mo, do you?
Well, all right. In the issuo of tho Times
of Tuesday of this week, you charge that
hundreds of dollars have been "illegally
and wrongfully drawn from tho county
treasury through the official action of
Mr. Loer," and you further say that Mr.
Loer "has been weak and has allowed
himself to bo used as a tool by designing
persons for their own financial benefit."
Continuing further you exclaim: " Voters
and tax payers, lot me call your attention
to some of tho specific acts of Mr, Loer
whoreby your money, tho peoplo's money,
has been wrongfully used, Hero is one
item wo take from tho records: 'S. M.
Smyser, to preparing assessors' books
$125.' Did you ever hear of the like be
fore? Did you over hear of J. K. Neal,
Burlew, Phelps or Tash asking for or re
ceiving pay for that? No, not a cent,
We can not figure out just how Smysor
convinced Loer that ho was so much bettor
than his predecessors that ho should re
ceive n preiipnt of $125."
Now Harvey, when you statu that nono
of my predecessors received n cent for
making assessors' books' you either ma
liciously or through ignorance stnto an
untruth. Mr. Phelps was paid by county
order for making the assessors' books in
189G, 1897, and 1898. The $125 that I
received for making tho assessors' books
this year was not received ns a present
because I entered the amount on my fee
book as a part of tho earnings of tho
office, thus applying that sum on my
The reason that Mr. Burlow, Mr. Neal
and Mr, Tash presented no claim for mak
ing assessors' books was because they each
received enough fees as county clerk or
clerk of the district court or were paid
by county warrants for other services ren
dered to pay their salaries and deputy hire
and thus were not entitled to be paid for
making the assessors' books. The same
condition of affairs prevailed in the first
year I was clerk and also in the last year
Mr. Phelps served as clerk.
I called at your office this morning and
showed you the claims filed by Mr. Phelps
and which he had a fight to do, and asked
you to make a correction of the article
appearing in the Tuesday issue of your
paper. You wanted to see Mr. Tash
about it. Why so? Is Tash runniag the
Times? Did Tash write the article in
question? I cannot think he did, because
he knows same of the statements contained
in the article to be untrue, or at least
should know them to be falsehoods. You
finally said that the Herald could make the
mow, sir, x win ten you what 1 am
willing to do. I will place my resignation
as county clerk in the hauds of R. M.
Hampton and will suggest that he, Vx,
Knight and F. W. Harris, all of whom,
are republicans, come to my office and
examiue the records of this office and if
they find that none of my predecessors
have asked for nor received pay for
making assessors' books or that I have re
ceived $125 as a present, as you have
charged, then I will agree that Mr. Hamp
ton present my resignation to the county
board and I will see that such resignation
is accepted, provided that you will agree
to publish whatever finding they may
make ie the columns of your paper. Now
what do you say? Come to the center or
shut up. Yours cordially,
S. M. Smyser
Sunday at noon the marriage of Mr.
Archie D, Hull and Miss Lena Johnson
took place at the home of the young man's
parents, Mr, and Mrs. John Hull, the
ceremony being performed by Rev. G. C.
Jeffers in the presence of relatives and a
few intimate friends, Immediately follow
ing the ceremony the wedding dinner was
served. Mr. Hull is a carpenter of this
city, having come here from Edgar about
two years ago, and is a young man of
excellenr character. The bride is a Box
Butte girl, having been born in the county
and lived here all her life, where she has
the respect and sincere friendship of the
many who have known her since child
hood. The young couple went to house
keeping at once in a cottage oq
noith Big Horn avenue. The Herald
joins their friends in tendering congratu
lations and good wishes.
The Harvest Hoaae program given at
the Baptist church' Ust Sunday evening
was well attended aid well worth attend
iDC. The rostruw wm beautifully and
lavishly decorated with blooming flowers
and ripened fruits, grain and vegetables.
The program, wkich we have not space to
here mention by the numbers, was very
good, and the mm!c by the choir was
most appropriate for the occasion and it
was well rendered. A solo, "The Flower
Girl," by little Haztl Putman was warmly
aoolauded and a sol by Miss Vino Perrr.
Whose Little Girl Are You?" was also
Additional local on 4O1 page.
Clothing at cost, at the Fair Store.
Order your carpets of Geo. Darling.
Those neckties are dandies, at Norton's.
A number of the ladies of this city are
getting to be very good bowlers. The
gold medal that was offered by W. S.
Ridgell as a prize this month to the
lady making the best score was won
by Mrs. Marvin with a score of 166. Mrs.
Spencer was a close second, her score
being 160, Mrs. Steen following with the
score 146, Mrs. Ridgell has made the
best score of all, hers being 180, but she
wasnot acontestant. Miss Claire Phelan
made 176 on a free game which was not
counted on tho prize.
Notice of Sale.
In tho District Court of llox Itatto County,
Nehraskn. A. M. Miller vs. K. S. Wildy.
This cause camo on for hearing upon the
application of T. J. O'ICeefe. receiver horcln
for an or Jcr to soil all tho property, both ronl
nnd personal, of tho co-partnership of Miller
&, Wildy nnd it appearing to me that It Is to
thobcsl interest of nil parties concerned that
bald property should bo sohl.lt Is therefore,
ordered that tho said T. J.O'Keefe. receiver,
proceed forthwith to sell all of the property,
both real and personal, IxdnnKlna to said co
partncrbhlp and now in his Ininds und under
his control as such receiver. Tlmt such salo
bo foraih in lumd and before selllns such
nropmy noticoor tsuiu smo to uo puuiisnca
for four consecutive weeks In some news
paper of general circulation in llox IJutto
county. That tho various pieces and parcels
of ronl cstnto bclonKlng to wild eo- partnership
be olTcrcd for sale beparutely nnd that tho
personal property bo ndvurtUed and offered
for eulo In lotH or parcels which will sell to the
lost advantago to Mild co-pnrtnertshlp. It Is
further orderwl that after tho cotnplntion of
tho wile of said property, tho reclvor herein
nrnka 11 full, complete und llnnl report of nil
of his doings ns sueh receiver and that hoillo
tho samo with tho Clerk or tho District Court
of said llox llutto County.
Dono at chambers In city of Alllti uco. in said
nox Hutte County this 23d day of October,
W. II. WESTQvrn,
Judgo of tho District Court.
Of your Fall Suit.
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m for $20.uoy
Would you look
over our lines and
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