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About The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922 | View Entire Issue (March 20, 1903)
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GRAND SALE ffi GRAND FURNITURE
And by THIS we mean that we have the largest and nicest stock of furniss
ture ever shown in the city, and it is for sale at prices that will astonish you.
We have just received a car load, and a big one, too, containging twelve tons of choice goods. Yon cannot afford to miss this sale.
We bought last October at prices then in force and saved big money. Now we are going to give you the benefit of our close buying.
Cases and Writing
Desks, and Library
Hook Cases. A combi
nation case 66 in. high
with a fine golden oak
finish. Sale price (MfC
$5.50 per set
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In addition to the above we have some new things in Rattan Furniture, Dressing Tables, Bed Room suits, Buffets, China Closets, Couches, Library
Tables, Chiffoniers and Center Tables. DON'T FORG-ET YOUR TICKETS WITH EAOH $1.00 CASH PURCHASE
tlvultli L. Pierce Is fully authorized td mi
Hull subscriptions itml Jol work and coIIim-i
uud reeulpt fur sumo, unci transact all other
business In connection with lilt H)llloiius un
accredited ruiiosuiitiitlvo of tills jier.
Mr. Olds wus quite ill Saturday.
Mrs. Randall was in from Cuutou
Rert Hopkiub was in from Dunlup
Tom Hopkins was a Hemlngford vis
C. E. Counoll tlllod lus Murblandap
Ina Osborn entertained a few friend
at dinner Sunday.
Mr. Ford cume to town Snturcluy, the
first tinio in six weuks.
The pay car .nailed on thu 15. .v M.
boys Tuesday afternoon.
Will Kolh and Adolph Nlkont wore
in from Lawn Tuesday,
Andrew Tschnuhur spent a few days
with Ills family the first of the week.
Rev. Sliull, wlio preached lmre last
week, roturned to Cruwford Saturday.
Tlieron Button was up from Alliance
Tuesday to vibit with his uncle, Iten
The Ladies' Progroftiivo club will
meet at Mrs. lodoutta'Sff uext regular
S. Homer, who has btjon employed
on an extrj'gnng, ruturnud thu tirst of
The Moore brothers went to Murs
land Wednesday to attend the Moore
A very excelluut missionary dinner
wus served at the home of Mrs. It, P.
Churllu Gurdnur and little son drove
over from Cluidron Saturday to spend
Sunday with his parents.
The Neeland sKterb are visiting with
C. J. Wildy at present. Schools at
Cluidron are closed on account of the
Joseph Kaper was in from Luwn
Monday and says thut notwithstanding'
the long winter cattle have done, fairly
well in his vicinity.
Frank llabeock, who was injured in
the 11. & M. yards recently, is able to
be around again. He received fifty
dollars from thu company,
Union services were held in the Con
gregational church Sunday, Kev, Cou
ncil preaching in the morning and
Rev. Cardnur In the evening.
KrnestOldug has gone to Atkinson
to recuperate more fully from his re
cent illnoss. Ernest desires to get into
business for himself which is a very
II. U. Wildy and nephew arrived
from Illinois Monday. Herman io
turned to tluernsey TuesJuy afternoon.
See our line
A solid oak
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Ho gets better looking as the time
passes by and has a most prosperous
appearance. Ills return will release
K. S. Wildv who has been looking after
the store during his absence.
.lolin Moravck was In Alliance Tues
day and Wednesday.
Miss Myrtle Hroslinr took charv of
her school in the Nikont district Mon
day. ,1. W. Urobilin-, who has been on the
sick list for some time with , the grip,
is not so well at this writing.
.1. M. Wunuk, postmaster at Lawn,
was a caller at our olllce this week but
wo were not at home. CalJ again, Joe.
Charles Moravck was in, Marsland
Saturday for a load of salt for the
ranch, but found there was none In
Hert Stewart, who has had charge
of the Hughes ranch near Marsland, is
home now to visit with his family for
C. W. Lockwood happened to a very
painful accident Tuesday by way of a
severe kick on the left' knee by a horse
which made him lame for teverul dayb.
(Juite a lot of our people were iu
Hemingford this week for coal and
provisions; among them were 0. II.
Clayton, James Novotnuy and C. W.
The sick folks In and around town
are all convalescent.
Henry Allison and Mr. Kissel were
were visitors in Lakeside recently.
C. C. Joy was down from the Jess
Kauch postolllee one day last week
Charles Tully went to Crescent Lake
Sunday for a visit with Mr. Ankeny.
I). D. and Oscar llarber were down
from Luella Monday for coal and mer
chandise. Mr. and Mrs. J. I). Jordan of Scotts
blulT are visiting their daughter, Mrs.
Master Lloyd Tully wus quite indis
posed the ilrst of the week with a
Miss Lena Thompson bus accepted a
place at the Sand Heach ranch as com
panion for Mrs. Hulse.
Rudy McFall Is staying in the house
pretty closely these days, having now
his turn with the mumps.
John Lunsford's children are both
having the whooping cough and John
Is wondering where they could possibly
have been exposed. It must bti in the
Mrs. C. McFall ! 'or Denver Mon
day to visit l.or- aughter, Mrs.
A. E. Hell, for a month or six
wiuiks. Mr. Mi: Full accompanied her
' to Alliance.
Willi mill Ms&S&r' A
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Elmer MeFall is the proud father of
11 young hopeful who put in his ap
pearance Saturday morning, lie weighs
eight pounds. All parties are getting
Elmer Bristol lias been in twice with
in the last ten days after grain to help
'his cattle weather through the change
able weather we ate likely to have in
the next few days.
An "April fool" social is to be given
at-the hotel here and the only fooling
you will gettheie is to have a much
better time and more for your money
than you expected.
The Lun&ford ranch and the parson
age here in Lakeside are now connected
by telephone. This makes It very
pleasant for the mistress at both places
and. iucideuttrly. the pest of the
Theodore Thompson went east Sat-,
nrday night with a car of horses, his
destination being some place-in Iowa.
He expects to be absent two weeks.
Miss Pearl is staying with Mrs. Thomp
son during his absence.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Roeliford
lost their Infaut child last Sat
urday from a complication of di
seases combined with the whooping
cough. It was buried at Alliance Mon
day from the Catholic church. ; c
Ducks and geese are seen In ilight
these days and there is the consequent
uneasiness of our sportsmen, who can
not well wait to get their old llintlocks
fixed up before they try their hands
again tor tlte reatnercu oipeu.
Say. again, why doesn't some one
either here or in Alliance work up that
telephone connection? It might even
be an advantage to the newspapers at
the latter village, in case the corres
pondents were a little dilatory.
Some rauchmen from the south
thought that the merchants who ac
commodate them by carrying them
year by year on the books were charg
ing them too much for grain, so sent
for a carload that was to cost them a
few cents less a bushel delivered Tiero.
Sequel a car of corn. not up to repre
sentation, uot accepted at first, and
now in addition the possibility of these
merchants calling In old standing ac
George (Jregg was a Crawford visitor
II. IS. Furman shipped a uar of hay
to the hills recently.
August Rhodes made a business trip
to Crawford Saturday.
Kendrick Kros. received a car of com
from the east Monday. ,
George Gregg was branding his cat
tle the ilrst of the week.
Oonne Knnlden of North Table was
trading In town Monday.
Henry Clayton came up from Cunton
Monday for a load of timber. ,.
When tables are considered we are
"In It. " Our line comprises the
best finishes and latest paterns.
An 8 ft.
I. T. Richardson went to Ar Imnre
on Thursilay and remained a flay or
Frank Coil, who went iito Dm ilia
ti few days ago with a car of sieep, re
MissLillie Dickey came down from
lielmont Wednesday to attend the wed
ding at the Commercial.
The family of C. A. McUogy is navi.ig
the grip, also Mrs. Joralemon is quite
111 with the same disease.
C. A. McGoirv, one of the st.iuuoli
republicans of this part, will hereafter
read Tiik Ai.manck 11i:i:.vi.d.
E. A. Tallin in has bought a quarter
section of land seven miles northwest
of town from Frank Childress.
Mrs M tinkers of Chadron came down
Saturday and is visiting her sifter,
Miss Flora Maika, for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Orville Wilson came In
from the ranch twenty miles west Sun
day, returning home the next day.
Ro.idinaster Dunlup was in town
Saturday superintending the loading
of the old steel which was replaced by
P..L. Wilson put up hand cream sepa
rators for O. Miller uud Mr. Milhorn,
two farmers living north of town, Sat
urday. Dr. Miller and son Dave came up
from Alliance on Saturday and re
mained at the Miller ranch until Mon
day. J. T Richardson has just completed
a well on tho Hughes ranch and Is now
putting down one on tho Kendlrck
Mr. and Mrs. II. L. Richardson of
Ardmore came down Tuesday to attend
the wedding of Mrs. Richardson's
A blizzard of huge proportions is
rugiug this (Wednesday) morning just
when we thought winter had merged
Roy Richey, mall carrier to Lawn,
had a runaway last Thursday and so
completely lost the buggy that it took
two trips to find it.
Cal Hollabaugh received his first in
voice of furniture Tuesday. Just when
the grand opening takes place hasn't
yet been announced.
C. II. Richey drove A. E. Kyers to the
Ridge Tuesday where they remained
two days buying potatoes. Mr. Kyers
expects to make a shipment soon
Mrs. L. T. l'oole of Alliance came up sister and friends lor two weens, si.e
to attend the Richey-Mooro nuptials J wijl return with hor uncle, J. O. Wil
nmi r. '!' ..imo nn on Sutimluv uud ue- i son.
eompanled Mrs. l'oole and tho children
back on biinitay.
Mr. Snow of Alliance, who is staying
at Emmett Johnson's south of this
place and looking after his cattle,
went down to Alliance on Wednesday
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The Presbyterian huuday schoo 6
preparing an Easter program entitled
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touch us on iron
bought at the
right time, and
are not losing
an' money on
these, though f,
we are selling
them at less
than others can
buy them for. An i
6 in. wide, white or
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"Joyful Tilings." We understand the
other Sunday sciirol will also observe
the day with a program.
The Oi an. I Island hide and fur man
was here recently, liiiess he lia.i no
kick against this part of the universe,
as our share of hides has been contrib
uted to his trade this winter.
Harry und Charlie Moore, who arc
alU-nrt ng school ,.. Ilemingford. spent
a f-w ihiys at home the latter p.i.t o
,e weu.: ,mv'n(f l,.'T ' ?'vn, "V"'"1
the wuddii'g of their brother I rank.
Mr. Stiner, who will live Mio coming
season on George llateh's place twelve
miles east Of town,, was in Monday and
had his onion seeder repaiied. He ex
pects to raise a large crop of onions
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Moore left Thurs
day for a short trip up the line. They
were accompanied to tho depot by a
number of friends and as they boarded
the train they were enveloped in a
shower of rice as a token of good
Mr. Sullenberger entertained a num
ber of lailies at six-o'clock dinner the
evening of St. I'.itriuk's day in honor
of .Mrs. Muukers of Chadron who Is
here visiting Those present wore
Mesdames Murker-., Kyers. Snow,
Richey. Hunsaker and Richardson and
Miss Flora Maika.
II, 1. Larson Is loading a car of very
line hay for the Alliance market.
Mrs. J. C. Kerry has been " assisting
in taking care of the sick in the neigh
borhood the p-ist week.
Sherman Gehrett and came in Satur
day morning. Ho lias quit tho line
work and will go back on the section.
W. J. Wilson came up from Custer
county Tuesday morning to hold down
his claim for a while and do some work
On account of tho
bad weather this
week Oneta Klair is
grand parents, Mr.
staying with her
and Mrs! Kerry,
and going to seliooi.
Frank Hood, who Is staying at Mr.
Hcrion's this winter and going to
school, has been very 111 with the
mumps the past week.
Tho equinoctial storm has come, It
commenced with a drizzling rain and
turned to sleet and snow, which will
make it hard on the stock.
Sula Wilson left for Kroken Row
Wednesday morning to visit her little
All who attended the chicken pic
social at Kert Ketebenner's report a
good time and lots to uat and wish to
thank Messrs. Swltzor and Moulton for
Malcom Gehrett, u K. & M. railroad
m"Ti Aiiin'"1" ri'nh uowu auuuay
1 ti visit his parent, who expct to leave
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ronbed, 52 in. high, 4ft.
Visit our Carpet depart
ment. We can show you
the latest arid nobbiest
line on exhibition in the
City. All carpets sewed
by machinery which gives
uniform strength and
seams will not give.
Nehrnskn Hero Who Died in Tire.
The Omaha World-Herald of last Sun
lay contained a likeness of L. C. Burnett,
jr., who recently lost his life in the Cedar
Rapids, Iowa, fire and has the following to
say of him. The young man was a son of
L. C. Kurnett, sr , of Nebraska City
who is a natron o The Herald and U
well known in Alliance.
"Louis C. Kuruett, who lost his life in
saving others in a hotel fire at Cedar
Rapids, la., recently, was one of the ster
ling young men of Nebraska who had dis
tinguished himself in many ways, even
though ho lived but tueuty-nve, jears.
"It was while on his way to California in
1S9S that the war with Spain seemed to
give him opportunity for adventure, and
he immediately joined Colonel Torrey's
rough riders. Hut he was disappointed in
not getting to Cuba on account of the acci
dent to Colonel Torroy and his troops
when eight men were killed in a railroad
collision at Tupelo, Miss. In ' September
of that year he cast his fortunes with the
Thirty-second infantry at Fort Leaven,
worth, and went to the Philippines. He
took part in sdveral engagements until
Aguinaldo was driven out of Tarlac. .In
eory fight in which his regiment engaged
he carried provisions to the men on the
"In September he left Manila for Hong
Kong, Canton and other places in China,
The first of the year he sailed for South
Africa, hoping to find some excitement
there. Hat the ship was caught in a storm
off the cape, and did not stop until it
readied St. Helena. So he concluded not
to go bnck. but returned to New York. In
all he traveled j, 300 miles, starting out
with but Si 5, which was mostly all paid
out for his equipment at the beginning of
his journey to the Philippines.
"He never seemed to know what fear
was, uui was gentie and aitectionate to
ward his parents and friends. He enjoyed
his trips alone with his dog when at home,
sometimes tramping for miles through the
fields and woods.
"Burnett was the last person toleave the
burning hotel after doing all in his power
to save the other inmates. And when he
fell through the plate glass to the pave
ment Wow he remarked in a faint, but
cheerful voice as they picked him up:
".Veil. boys. I guess I'm done for this
time. Take my father's address and Mml
In the hospital he was cheerful and pa
tient, repeatedly thanking attendants for
their kindness, saying, 'Sisters, you are
very good to me, thank you.' His last
words were: 'Turn up the light, turn up
.lH4tim. upon his lip "
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