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ALLIANCE, BOX BUTTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA! FRIDAY, JULY 31, 1903,
H A Y E R ' S
at the lowest price.
See us before you buy.
Water Melons on Tap.
Iu Alliance 16-30 of every month.
Office over The Famous . .. .
Phone 301. a
The public is hereby warned that all
persons are forbidden to go near the hos
pital of detention without first obtaining
permission of the authorities. Anyone
violating the quarantine regulations will
be prosecuted to the full extent of the law
Louis Bukciisknstkin, Mayor.
J. C. Shreve and J..C. Carson have filed
an application for a license to conduct
a saloon in Hemingford.
E. J. Reeves, living four miles north of
town, estimates his loss from hail Tuesday
at about S400. Robert Kittleman of Run
ningwater precinct says he had about 100
acres of small grain which was a splendid
crop and it was totally destroyed. The
McLeans', Ross and others also suffered
Sunday at the Baptist church, G. C.
Jeffers, pastor. Subject of morning ser
mon, "Christ Precious to Believers."
Evening discourse, "The Meek and Lowly
Christ " Sunday school at 10 o'clock; C.
E. meeting at 4 o'clock; midweek prayer
service Thursday evening. A welcome to
A Bargain in Furniture.
Anyone desiring to purchase the com
plete furnishing for a five room house,
, consisting of new range, brussel carpets,
writing desk, book case and library and all
furniture of the best and everything in its
place. Ccottage is close in and immediate
possession can be given. This would be
particularly desirable for a couple com
mencing housekeeping. Inquire at The
Dr. Reynolds, the dentist, is now per
manently located in the Sears building,
first door west of Blackburn's store.
Lost A hand painted pin, between
Swanholm's store and Ed. Mollring's resi
dence. Finder will be rewarded by re
turning'same to Miss Agnes Morris.
Commencing Saturday, July 25, I will
buy hand separated cream on Wednesday
and Saturday of each week at the west
room of Wilson's second hand store. The
Empire, Easy-Running cream separator
for sale. W. E. Spencer, agent for the
Hygeia Creamery Co. of Omaha.
Try Rowan's fresh graham flour.
July Wdsh Goods Sale
Owing to the cold, backward sea
son, we have a heavy stock of hot
weather goods on our shelves,
which we must close out regard
less of their value, as we positively
cannot carry these goods over to
Silk Battisc, Silk Mulls,
50c to 75c, sale price
Basket Weaves, Grena
dines, Ettomines, 50c
to 60c, sale price
Ladies waists, 20 to 50 per cent
off. See the lot of laces in two
lots at 3c and 6c.
They must be sold.
Alliance Grocery Co.
Miss Arlene Buchan of Aurora arrived
Tuesday to visit her cousin. Mrs. M.
Vaughn. ' .
Dr. Knight left Wednesday morning for
Sylvan Lake to remain during the hay
Charlie Tully, the genial merchant-
' stockman of Lakeside, was a visitor at
the metropolfs Tuesday.
John Curran came in from the rauch
Tuesday night and remained till Thurs
day, looking up help for the hay fields.
L. M. Kennedy and sons went out to
th Bellwood ranch Wednesday, where
they have a contract for stacking hay.
County Superintendent Baumgardner
returned Sunday from Denver where he
spent several days on business and pleas
ure. Rev. C. H, Burleigh was up from Lake
side yesterday and gave this office the
benefit of his genial presence a few min
utes. Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Hamilton and
daughter Vera returned the latter part of
the week from their visit of two weeks in
Father Galvin left Tuesday morning for
Colorado Springs to spend a few days with
Bishop Scannell. He will return Satur
Mrs. A. L. Hart and son who have vis
ited Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Suprise for a
couple of weeks, returned Sunday to their
home at Denison, Iowa.
Mrs. Wm. Boland and daughter re
turned to Sheridan yesterday after several
weeks visit with her parents Mr. and Mrs.
Alex Hill and other relatives.
While working in the stock .yards last
Sunday Danny Crilly caught the fingers of
his hand between-the heavy gates which
may make amputation of one finger neces
sary. Mrs. Kelly who has been visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Hewett for several weeks,
left Tuesday for a short visit at Hot Springs
after which she will return to her home in
The ladies of the Baptist church will
serve ice cream on the church lawn next
Tuesday evening, August 1. If the weath
er is unfavorable then in the church. Ice
cream and cake 15c. All are invited.
Miss Grace Wheeler, who has taught in
Ainance curing tne past tnree years, is
spending a few weeks with relatives and
friends here. She is on her way to Edge
mont where she will teach the coming year.
Mrs. F. M. Broome entertained the
Cheese and Cracker club Thursday after
noon. Refreshments were .served by Mrs.
Broome, assisted by Miss Gavin. A large
number of ladies were present and a very
pleasant time-is reported.
Mesdames B. Mewhirter and G. W.
Young returned Wednesday morning from
their trip through the Black Hills. Mrs.
Mewhirter was summoned to Grand
Island Wednesday to see her sister Miss
Hazel Thorp who is ill.
A large shipment of clothing for the bene
fit of the flood sufferers of East St. Louis,
under the management of the members of
the Order of Railway Conductors was for
warded last Saturday. This is the second
shipment made for this most worthy pur
pose and was forwarded .by the railroad
company free of charge.
The many friends of Rev. J. A. Scama
horn were pleased to meet that gentleman
for a short time last Monday as he was
making the return trip from Lakeside,
where he had been conducting quarterly
meeting. This year will be the last in
.which Rev. Scamahorn will fill the office
of presiding elder, he having served the
limit of time allowed by the church.
Miss Nina Ridgell and Mrs. Ford who
have been visiting their brother, W. D.
Ridgell and wife, left last Saturday for
Richmond, Mo. Miss "Ridgell is an ac
complished musician and expects -to con
tinue her studies in this art in a musical
school of New York. Both ladies made
many friends while here, who will gladlv
give them a welcome, should they return to
Last Sunday afternoon at three o'clock
the funeral services of Miss Addie Feather
were held in the Methodist church, the
services being conducted by the pastor.
Rev. Dr. Horn. The large building would
not seat the many friends, who by their
presence in this sad hour showed, their
sympathy with the sorrowing family.
Many floral offerings were brought to the
church, one of the handsomest being pre
sented by the young girls. A long proces
sion of carriages accompanied the remains
to Greenwood cemetery where they were
laid to rest.
Dancing School Saturday Night.
Miss Minnie Morris will hold her danc
ing school tomorrw (Saturday) evening on
account of the lecture in the opera house
ext Monday evening.
DIDS TOR NORMAL.
Fifteen Towns Compete for Stale
AlliiitK'c.Sn licit iimI $10000
Aluswiirlli, -.'l lu'rusniiil
Louir l'liii', 40iii'rp ami. ,,
l'Mrflplcl, 2(1 urros. tnillilliig mill 10 (W0
Central City. 20 nci-psnut....; 33 W9
I.u.xIiiiMdii, 'JOiiltvS and
Hrrt, x'Uiiciotuiii! M 500
Kearney. iOnerus. building mill 1 ch"K
liotlienliortr. 20 acres mul is noo
llrokon How. aoauros. nnd i. ihmi
pi. raw, zu urn's, 11 nil
llnstliiBS -' neros building. mid
1 1 11M Iiikh, 23 iutch ami
Iloldredtfe, 'JOni'res. mid ,.
Aurora. SO acres, mid ,
North IMuttu, 40 ncrrs, mid
North l'lattp. 0 acres, and Ixnidx.
ilUMUIKH, 1 ttCriS. Illlll
the above towns were
opened by the state board of education
at Lincoln, Tuesday. When Alliance
decided to compete for the state nor
mal school it did not expect to offer tho
bonus that Hastings and other towns
could do, believing that the logic the
state hoard would employ in determin
ing the location will be the greatest
good to the greatest area and numbers
and not the material advantage that
may accrue in a financial way to any
one locality. The committee submit
ted a brief with their proposition, which
brought out the most logical reasons
why the school should be located at
Alliance and we arc pleased to note
that in the selection of r site the hoard
will consider the matter as the fol
lowing from the State Journal would
gimSTION Ol' VALUHS. .
"Although most of the bids placed a
value on the site or buildings offered,
the board appears to take little stock
in computations of that kind. ' The
members will place their own value on
the property. Under the law the site
must not be less than twenty acres of
land, which shnll be worth at least S75
As the future needs of the state, as
far as state normal school facilities are
concerned, the tailroad facilities, the
geographical location and tho amount
of the cash bonus and many other
matters must be considered, it will be
a difficult matter for the hoard to ar
rive at a decision. ' Tho town that of
fers the most money may not be con
sidered a desirable location geograph
ically, and the towir that offers no
money, whatever may have many ad
vantages not possessed by some whose
bids appear to be better. At the out
set the board gave out hints that old
buildings were not so desirable as
one built by the board for the especial
pnrpobo for which it is intended. Some
have indicated that a town now pos
sessing a state institution would have
hard work to secure this school."
The board will visit each of the
towns which wjll require about thirty
days and a decision may not be an
nounced for a month or two.
Hon. M. F. Harrington Refuses Even
His Expenses for Fourth of
Tho accompanying letter explains itself.
In the present world it is the mark of a
superior man to refuse money that is justly
his. It shows in this sordid world of ours
that some may still be found whose souls
and minds are above price. Such men
are worthy of esteem and their friendship
is something to be treasured. The Her
ald in behalf of the committee and the
people of Alliance thanks Mr. Harrington
for this act of courtesy. The time may
come when we may repay this generosity
in a more' tangible manuer.
Law Office of
M. F. Harrinoton,
Juy 25. 'o3.
T. J. O'Kebfe.
I return you check for S25.00 sent me to
pay my expenses to Alliance on the 4th of
July. 1 have never taken even expense
for a Fourth of July addressand shall cer
tainly not begin with the people of your
town and particularly so in view of the
fact that you were the chairman and general
master of ceremony of the whole celcbra-
"n Yours truly,
M. F. Harrington.
The worst hail and wind storm in late
years passed through the country north of
here Tuesday evening-. The splendid
crops of small grain, corn and potatoes
that the. people were looking forward to
for a beautiful harvest were in many in
stances totally destroyed by the hail while
the wind played ha-oc with windmills and
other improvements. It is reported that
the storm extended as far north as Chad
ron. The depot at Belmont was partially
demolished. Although the wind af Alli
ance was very high, little damage was
Misses Mary and Alicia Regan are visit
ing their brother at Lead, S. D. The la
dies are having such a delightful time that
they may prolong their visit till next week.
Mrs. Theodoro Colvin and daughter
were down from Hemingford Monday.
Mrs. 13. K. Ford came down front
Lawn Sunday evening to attend the normal.
Clark Olds, ths sago tit Hemingford.
spent a couple of days iutho city tho firm
of the week.
B. F. Benedict arrived Tuesday from
Geneva to viait a week with his brother J.
The baby of H. E. Smith was buried
yesterday. The services wcro conducted
by Rev. Dr. Horn.
Guy Lockwood left Sunday morning for
Chicago whero he expects to take a course
in embalming nnd undertaking.
Aitornoy Mitchell made a trip to Bridge
port Monday to attend a meeting of the
directors of an irrigation company.
Mrs,. E. P. Sweeney nnd Master Freddie
left Monday for Galesburg, 111., to spend
six weeks or two montli9 with relatives.
The county commissioners were in
session Tuesday and part of Wednesday.
The result of their labors may bo seen on
another page of this issue.
The ball game between the Modern
Woodmen and Knights of Pythias next
Sunday afternoon will be as grent an at
traction as tho Boston Bloomers.
Glen and Orville Hampton went to Hot
Springs Saturday to spend a day with
Mrs. Hampton and party, who were on
their return from a trip through tho Hills.
Mrs. Miko Elmore was accompanied
from Omaha by Mrs. Dunplly, an aunt of
of Mr. Elmore. Her home is at Altoona,
Pa. They will visit Hot Springs before
O, I). Rouse was down from his ranch
in Nonpareil precinct Vcdncsday. He
fays the wind Tuesdny evening was very
strong, demolishing his windmill and do
ing other damage.
The new brick school house at Hyannis
was lwdly damaged by the storm Tuesday
evening. The windows were broken out
by hail which allowed the wind to enter
and the wall on one side was blown down.
Mrs. Edwin Fulton of Kansas City, ar
rived Sunday to spend a' few weeks with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Moll
ring, Mrs. Fulton's husband is one of
tho best known insurance men in the Cily
on the Kaw.
Capt, Allen G. Fisher was in the city
Monday morning, leaving on No. 41 for
Marsland whero he had legal business.
There is talk that Capt. Fisher will be one
of the candidates on the republican ticket
for district judge this fall.
Mrs. Carroway returned to her home at
Bloomington, III., this week after spend
ing several days with Mrs. Richardson.
Mrs. Carroway's faith in the future of Al
liance is. so strong that she invested in sev
eral lots and let the contract for tho build
ing of four cottages,
E. H. Batty, publisher of the Record at
Alma, Neb., made this office a fraternal
call Saturday. He was much impressed
with Alliance and when we informed him
that it is the best city of its size in the
state said, I believe it." Mr. Batty is
also engaged in the real estate and mining
business add was enroute west to look after
Miss Ada Heist the talented elocutionist
and actress, departed Monday for Craw
ford, where she, with tho help of local
talent, will In a few weeks cive the
play "Hazel Kirke," which was played so
successfully here this summer. Miss Heist
has many friends here who appreciate her
genius and wish heartily for her success.
She will again fill an engagement with a
Chicago theatre during the coming winter.
The pastor of the M. E. Church will de
vote ten minutes of each Sunday service
. . . ' ""
to the word-picturing of important Bible
history sites. On next Sunday the Holy
Land subjects will be "The Church of
Saint Anno at Jerusalem and the Potter's
Field." The following sermon subjects
are announced: Morning at ii;oo o'clock,
"The Reign of Heart Service." Evening
at 8:00 o'clock, "God's Ways of Forget
ting." An Inviting Place.
Mitchell Bros., opened their new-cafe to
the public Tuesday evening. They have a
fine room, elegant fixtures ana the menu
contains everything one could wish for. It
is the finest cafe in this section.
Remember The Game.
The original Boston Bloomers, Ladies'
Champion Base Ball Club, who are making
an extensive tour of this country, travel
in their own special private car, will play
the most novel, interesting and exciting
game of ball with the first nine of Alliance
Thursday afternoon, August 6, at 3p'clock
p. m. that has ever been witnessed in this
town. Ladies can attend this game with
out fear of being offended, as nothing will
be said or done that would shock the most
fastidious. Admission 25c.
BROKE QUARANTINE LAW.
George Hcdgccock Finctl S25 and
George Hedgocock who was confinrd in
the pest hoime for two weeks or more.hnv-
ing been rolaafced Saturday, was placed
under arrest Tuesday on tho charge of
having aided Mls Charlolto Osborne in es
caping from the post house Sunday night,
He had a hearing boforu Police Judge
Berry and pleaded guilty. The court
fixed the lino at $25 and costs. Dr. Bell
woo'l has been commended by tho state
board of health for tho mnnncr in which
ho has handled the small pox cases in this
city and while we regret that anyone
should get into troublo of this kind, yet
feel tha't the citizens should do everything
in their power to assist tho health officer
and city officials in stamping out tho dread
disease which can only bo done by adher
ing strictly to quarantine rules and the
punishment of any who violate these rules.
Left Pest House Without Permission.
Miss Charlotte Osborne who Vvas taken
to Iho pest house July 1 suffering with an
attack of smallpox left there last Sunday
night without permission of the authorities
and boarded the midnight train for her
homo at Edear. this stale. It annonrs
that she thought her recovery suchthat sho
should be set at liberty. The health -offi
cer did not consider that she was in a con
dition to leave the pest houstf. As soon as
the authorities learned that she had gone
Ihey at once began a'search for her and a
reply from a telegram sent bv Mayor
Buechsenstein to tho mayor of Edgar
stated that she was there and had been
placed under quarantine. Miss Osborne
probably did not realize ihe danger to
which sho was exposing others while dis
obeying the law. The officers are to bo
commended for the way in which they
took the matter in charge in their efforts
to protect the public safety.
To the Public.
Iu the sickness, operation and death of
our beloved daughter, Addie, we believe
that we have had all the skill, forethought
and careful attendance that Drs. Mitchell,
Bellwood, Moore and her devoted nurse,
Mrs. Ingersoll, were capable of and that
no others or any surglcial hospital could
do any better. We firmly believe the op
eration to have been an unqualified suc
cess. Heart failure developed after the
operation and to Almighty God who in his
wisdom sent the electric storm which
frightened her into the fever which rcsult
ed fatally we ascribe tho result. To the
many kind friends who were so lavish in
friendliness, solicitude and beautiful
flowers, may we say, that when .sorrow
and death coma to you, may you, like
Addie. as peacefully and gently "go up
stairs and go to sleep."
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Feather.
A quiet little wedding took place last
Sunday at the home Rev. Jeffers, the
happy couple being Miss Margaret Combs
of Chariton, Iowa, and Elmer Roland of
Hemingford. Miss Combs arrived from
the east Sunday morning and was met at
the train by Mr. Rowland and his sister,
Miss Bertha. They proceeded at once to
the parsonage where the ceremony was
performed. Mrs. Rowland is well known
In Hemingford and vicinity, having taught
there the past winter. Mr. Roland is
employed in themercantile house of H. L.
Bushnell and has many friends who will
wish he and his wife happiness and suc
cess. A small party of prominent Columbus
people passed through Alliance Wednes
day enroute to Hot Springs for a few days
recreation. The party was composed of
Judge Sullivan, of the Nebraska supreme
court; Judge Edgar Howard ot the Colum
bus Telegram and Mr. James Reedef, all
r ...,, . , t .i
ot whom were accompanied by their wives.
During their brief stay here, W. A.
Hampton, W.'D. Rumer, Mayor Buech
senstein.and the writer enjoyed a pleas
ant visit with them. The party may stop
here a day on their return.
This week we publish the calls of the
republican state, judicial and county con
ventions. The Herald has more republi
can subscribers than any paper in the
county and many of them read no other
county paper. It is our wish to gratify
our readers in every way and we shall no
longer adhere to the custom which pre
vails among country papers that they are
obliged to publish only the political news
of interest to followers of their own politi
Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Morris were called
to Chadron Tuesday by the news of the
serious illness of their son John, a fireman
an the Elkhorn road, who while playing in
a game of ball was stricken with sunstroke.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris found their son's
condition was not as serious as reported
and he accompanied them home last even
ing to remain a couple of weeks.
Preaching at Canton August 9, at u a.
m. and 8 p. ra, by A. H. Postof Lincoln.
With Special Prices
on provisions of all
kinds. Call in and
see us before buying.
'Phone No. 4.
Attorney In Trouble.
A special dispatch from Bayard to tho
World-Herald of yesterday says:
H. M. Bullock, an attorney, was taken
to Bridgeport today by Conslablo Lee, at
the instanco of Carl Waggoner, a cattle
man, Bullock claimed to be an agent of
an insurance company and. received from
Waggoner a check of JiCj upon an Alli
(Justness Local Column.
Advertisements in this column will be
charged at tho rate of 10 cents per lino
first Insertion and 5 cents per line each
Advertisers should remember that The
Herald's circulation is much larger than
any other Alliance paper and has the lar
gest circulation in the cfty nnd county.
Have you tried Rowan's flour?
'Dr Allen, dentist, opera house.
Go to Dr. Reynolds for5 dental work.
Sears building. 'Phono 213.
Thornton pays six cents for hides.
See F. E. Reddish for loans on real es
tate. For storm windows and doors see Forest
Take hides where you will got the most
for them at Thornton's.
Wanted A good girl to work at laun
dry. Call at laundry, 6-26-tf
Forest Lumber Co. make a specialty of
manufacturing dipping vats.
All kinds of screen doors and windows
made to order by Geo. G. Gadsby.
A large bottle of sewing machine oil and
a pocketbook for 15c at Geo. Darling's.
7r's no Secret I
That the circulation of
The Herald is nearly twice
that of any other Box Butte
County paper and has the
largest circulation in the
City and County.
The Herald is the Of
ficial publication of the City
"A Hint to the Wise'
Advertiser is sufficient.
Commencing July 6
My entire stock of groceries
and queenswrea will be offered
for sale at actual cost for
Having decided to quit the business
and to close out the entire stock within
Co days, I will make prices of special
inducements to cash purchasers. The
stock will all he closed out in the next
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