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About The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922 | View Entire Issue (April 9, 1908)
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J. E. Hill Purchases
The Star Store
The Star Dry Goods store, which
recently underwent a fire, has heen
purchased by J. fc. Hill, tv member of
the firm of Hill & Shelfcr. In today's
paper will ho found the announcement
of Mr. Hill ns to his future intentions
and it will bo, worth the while of pur
chasers to look it up for spring buying.
Mr. Hill announces that he will con
tinue the business nnd put In a largo
stock of summer goods of the latest
fashions. In addition to dry goods, a
complete lino of shoes, clothing, car
pets and rugs will be kept in stock so
that The Star will be a most complete
nnd up-to date establishment: Mr.
Hill is in the oast at present making
the purchase of goods, which will soon
begin to arrive. Watch tlio Star ad
vertisements in The Herald and you
will never be at a loss where to secure
Easter Monday Dance
to be Given by K. Cs.
The long season of lent with its fast
ing and sackcloth aud ashes will soon
have passed away and society resume
the social whirl. The first event of
importance in this line will bo a grand
dance to be given under the auspices
of Alliance council No. 975, Knights of
Columbus, Easter Monday night at the
Phclan opera house. This is the so
ciety's third annual ball, and there is
no doubt the elaborate arrangement
now in progress will bring foith a great
gathering. The committee in charge
is composed of the following gentle
men: A. B. Carroll, S. F. Burchell,
John O'Kcefc, Phil Driscoll.Ed Shields.
Invitations will be sent out in a few
days, and we understand the programs
will be artistic features of the Easter
for Ensuing Year.
At a meeting of the school board held
last Monday night the following teach
ers were elected:
Pilncipnl high school. II. H. Reimund.
Assistant principal, Lulu E. Wirt.
Second assistant physical director, G.
Principal Central school, Elda lfacon.
Sixth grade, Nell Belle.
Fifth grade, prances Scott.
Fifth grade, Esther Neeland,
Fourth grade. Anna Nerud.
Third Rrade, Delia Reed.
Second grade, Anna Beaumont.
First primary, Susie It. Frazier.
First primary, Elsie Lane.
Third and fourth grade, Emerson school,
Second grade, Delia Strong.
First grade, Nan Alexander.
The following positions are yet to be
filled: Eighth, fourth, third and sec
ond grades in Central schools; princi
pal of Emerson school, music super
visor and supply teacher. The follow
ing did not care to accept positions for
another year, most of them having ob
tained more lucrative positions else
where: Lillian D. Horton, Alva Jones,
Kathryn Roddy, Ida Johnson, Mao
Heath, F. G. Leavitt, A. J. Macy.
All who have the interests of our
schools at heart will be pleased to learn
that Professor Hayes has accepted the
superinteudency for another year. The
board showed its appreciation of Mr.
Hayes' capable management by voting
him an increase in salary of $150 yearly.
Runaway Horse Injures
Mother and Daughter
Mrs. Sarah E. Jesse and daughter
Elsie, residing near town, were the
victims of a runaway last Sunday after
noon, on their way home from a visit
with friends. Their horse was fright
ened by a barking dog and ran away,
throwing the occupants from the buggv
and injuring Mrs. Jesse quite painfully
internally. Her daughter suffered a
fractured ankle and was otherwise
bruised. It was some time before they
could secure medical aid, when it was
lound that their injuries though very
painful were not serious.
Meat Market Burned!
A fire in the meat market of Mulloy
& Heater last Friday morning at 2
o'clock practically destroyed the firm's
ousiness anu the uuiiuing, wnicn is
owned by G. M. Burlingame. The do
partment succeeded in putting out the
fire ufter a fierce fight, but the stock
was both water soaked and smoked to
such an extent that it is worthless.
The building, which is one of Box
Butte avenue's landmarks, has been
ordered torn out. The cause of the
fife is supposed to have been spontan
( LOCAL PARAGRAPHS. J
J. S. Hood was in from Sioux county
Father McNamara was at Hyannis
Win, Mitchell went to Kushville yes
terday on legal business,
P. King was up from the ranch a
couple of days this week.
Neil Boon was an Omaha visitor last
week, returning Saturday.
S. K. Warrick left Tuesday night on
a business trip to Lincoln.
Attorney Porter is down from Craw
ford today on legal business.
Miss Agnes Hollinrako of Homing
ford visited in Alliance Wednesday.
John Duhon, a Lawn precinct stock
man, was in the metropolis Tuesday.
G, W. Jones has been ailing for a
few days but is able to be out again.
Wm, Welsh, accompanied by his
son, was up from Bingham last week.
Twenty counties go dry in Illinois
and 1,500 saloons go out of business.
James Gray and J. W. Guthrie left
last night on 44 for a visit at Carroll,
Dr. Copsey has been entertaining his
brother, Harvey, of Broken Bow re
cently. Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Frankle re
turned Saturday from their visit to
Fred Dickinson left on 43 this morn
ing for a short visit with relatives in
Bert Licklitcr is in the city looking
after the interests of the Omaha News
Nels C. Nelson is quite ill with pneu
monia at the home of his parents in
Sheriff L. A. Bcckwith of Kushville
was in the city last week visiting his
There is a movement on foot to or
ganize ball teams among the fraternal
orders of the city.
Miss Maymo McCauley returned
Sunday on 41 from a short visit with
relatives at Hyannis.
Bridgeport had a narrow call to go
dry last Tuesday but the "wets" won
out by a majority of n.
Chas. Jameson of Ellsworth was in
the city yesterday. Also Bartlett
Richards of the same placo.
Judge Spacht was called to Sargent
Monday by a telegram stating that his
brother was dangerously ill,
Thos. Collins has just completed a
fine ucw frame house on his farm thir
teen miles north of Alliance.
Mrs. B. U. Shepherd and Miss
Amelia Hucke were Alliance visitors
from Hemiugford the fore part of the
In the list of those who attended dis
trict court at Sidney last week the
name of G. W. Jones was inadvertently
E. E. Bevard departed on 44 last
night for Omaha where he goes to make
arrangements to move his household
goods to Alliance.
The case against Billy Aiken, who
was arrested for adultery last week has
been continued till the 23d iust. Judge
Bullock will hear the'ease.
Win. Hollinrake and Thos. Killeeu,
stockmen from the south part of Dawes
county, were in the city yeaterday on
business before the land office.
Uncle John Carmicle is still in poor
health and in tact there seems to be
little hope for improvement. His son
John arrived from Casper last week.
Little Cecil Wilson, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Rolla Wilson, was operated
on at Box Butte hospital yesterday
morning. The little patieut is doing
Mr. and Mrs. E. . Reeves have
leased their fine farm two miles north
of Alliance and moved to town, having
purchased a home in the east part of
Commissioner of Public Lands and
Buildings, H. M. Eaton was in the city
last Tuesday disposing of the leases of
school lands at auction which was suc
Messrs. John Burns, Charlie Tier
nan and Geo. Burke are among the
stockmen from the west part of the
county who had business in Alliance
the first of the week.
E. Olday has gone to Billings where
he has a position in one of the meat
markets as a cutter. He arrived from
uouiuer, 1010., sunuay anu leu me
same day for the west.
Mr. and Mrs. Win. O'Mara of Sheri
dan county recently spent a couple ot
days in Alliance. While here Mr.
O'Mara purchased about twenty head
of horses which he took to his ranch,
Win. McCoy secured the $10 gift
given away for the month of March at
Darling's Furniture store.
F. P. Joy a brother of C. C. Joy has
been here looking after potatoes. Ho
shipped three cars for which he paid
Socts. per bushel, Kushville Recorder.
A. M. Miller was down from Hem
ingford Tuesday. If ho voted the dry
ticket it is not known, but he appeared
to bo perfectly dry when ho boarded
the afternoon train for home.
Mr.and Mrs. Jas. Hunter entertained
a number of friends at their home last
Saturday evening. A delicious lunch
eon was served to the guests and an
enjoyable time was had by all.
N. H. Ervin and wife arrived yester
day from Villisca, Iowa, to visit their
daughter, Mrs. Edwin Shields. Mr.
Ervin is an old soldier and thinks of
taking up a Kmkaid homestead.
Miss Tillie Welling left last Tuesday
on No. 41 for her home in Crawford
where she will remain. Miss Welling
made many friends during her stay in
Alliance who will miss her presence.
W. G. Simonson of Denyor was in
the city first of the week on business
matters. In connection with his broth
er John they took part in the Ingraham
case before Judge Grimes at Sidney
Dr. Hand has been cntcrtaiuing his
brother, K. Hand, and wife of Hay
Springs. The latter is just recovering
from an attack of pneumonia and will
remain uudcr the caro of Dr. Hand for
a few days.
Dr. Howard who has been assistant'
in the medical department for the Burl
ington at Alliance for some time will
leave tonight for Aurora, III., to take
the position as medical examiner for the
J. H. Vaughan was summoned to
Lexington, Mo., Tuesday, by a tele
gram stating that his aged father could
live but a few hours. The message
came in the forenoon and Joe left on
the night traiu.
Traveling Auditor Fred Shoemaker
of the International Harvester com
pany, and wife left Monday morning
via Denver for San Francisco, where
Mr. Shoemaker goes to check off the
L. G. Bowman, who assumes man
agement of the local telephone company
arrived from Kansas City Tuesday. Mr.
Bowman is a man of lainily and has
rented the Van Boskirk residence in
the north part of the city.
Mrs. W. R. Bimey, who has been
quite ill for several days with an attack
of appendicitis, is enjoying the company
of her sister, Miss Winnie Wagner of
Omaha. Mrs. Bimey is still frail as a
result of her siege of sickness.
R. B. Logan, who purchased the C.
C. Stevens tarm northeast of Alliance,
has moved thereon. This is considered
one of the most desirable farms in the
county. Mr. Logan comes from Sew
ard and is well spoken of by the Sew
ard county people who reside here.
While visiting at the home of Enoch
Boyer in this city last 'Sunday the
adopted son of Mr. and Mrs. G. W.
Erb fell from a fence and broke his
arm. The lad was playing with other
children when the accident occured.
L. R. Barr of Rochester, N. Y., is
in the city today on his return from
Sioux county where he visited a broth
er who is engaged in the stock business.
Mr. Barr is foreman of the Andrews
printing company, printers of law
J. E. Rice, the well known stockman
of Cleman, returned Saturday from
Knoxville, Iowa, from which place he
shipped sixteen head of jenues and a
couple of horses, -Mr. Rice, in com
pany with Wm. Archer, were in Alli
The Alliance Realty office has been
removed from the Alliance Nat'l. Bank
block to the office occupied by County
Attorney Burton. Chas. Brennan, who
is at the head of the Realty firm, is
nicely located in his new quarters and
will be pleased to see his friends.
Mrs. Stanley Ashburn, who disposed
of her millinery interests in this city
recently, departed Friday night for
Gibbon, Neb., where she will remain
for some time. Mr. Ashburn has in
terests at that point and they will re
side there for a short time at least.
In today's issue will be found the
professional card of Alliance's new hos
pital, which Drs. Churchill and Thorn
ton have established. This institution
was hardly ready for patients when the
first applicant, D. Porter, a railroad
employe, was received for treatment.
A. Damon Jameson of Chicago and
Miss Tillie Hochreiter of Ravenna
were married last Friday by Judge
Berry. The fact that young men from
the great city on the lake will come all
the way to western Nebraska for their
brides speaks well for our young
Miss Rebecca S. Meyers, a trained
nurse, arrived here last week to take a
position as nurse in the new Box Butte
hospital. Mrs. Gnrtrude Churchill,
the superintendent is making every ef
fort to sccurq the best of help and Miss
Meyers has an excellent reputation as
a prolcssional nuisc.
A social entertainment of young peo
ple was enjoyed at the McCorklo home
last Friday in honor of Miss Beck,
who was homo for a short time from
Lincoln, The hostess, Miss Inice Mc
Corlc, spared no pains to make the
occasion one that the young people en
joyed most heartily.
Sunday at the Baptist church, G. C.
Jeffers pastor. Sunday school at ten
o'clock. Subject of morning discourse,
' What is worth considering." Gen
eral prayer meeting at 6:45. Evening
sermon, "Sin like the clouds." Mid
week prayer service Thursday evening.
A welcome to all services.
Judge Berry threw off the responsi
bilities of the judicial bench long
enough last Saturday to visit his old
York state friend, Charles Kceler on
his ranch twenty-five miles northeast of
this city. Tho Judge spent Sunday on
the ranch and enjoyed the outing
"The Ranch Teacher" is a new edu
cational publication issued by the sup
erintendents of schools of Box Butte
and Cheyenne counties. The first
number appears this month and is pub
lished from the office of the Heming
ford Journal. It will be printed month
ly and be of benefit to the educational
pursuits of both counties.
D. Clem Deaver, immigration agent
for the Burlington, was in the city yes
terday for a short time on his way to
the Big Horn Basin, wheic he will look
after land business, Mr. Deaver has
a big potato growing scheme on hand
in that state this season and he has
Geo. Douglas purchase seed potatoes
for shipment to the Basin.
Peter Matzat returned to Alliance
last Monday after an absence of eleven
months. Mr. Matzat visited in Ger
many and Ireland during his trip
abroad and he has many interesting
talos to tell of sights he has seen in the
European lands which he has visited.
Mr. Matzat formerly lived about six
miles northeasc of Alliance where he
was engaged in ranching.
Miss Mary E. Smalley, teacher of
voice, and Miss Edith M. Swan, teach
er of piano, have opened a studio for
the culture of vocal and instrumental
music, at 424 Laramie avenue, aud arc
well qualified to teach in their respec
tive lines ot the art. Those who aie
musically inclined and desire to culti
vate their talent will do well to call on
these young ladies for terms and partic
ulars. Two negrojs who live in the west
part of town were arrested at th.e first
ward polls Tuesday while attempting
to vote without being citizens of that
precinct. Thev were confined in the
city jail until evening when they were
given a trial before Judge Bullock.
The testimony did not warrant holding
the prisoners and hence were released.
Wm. Mitchell appeared for the defense
and County Attorney Burton for the
Sang Reck is a decidedly busy man
since he has established his lumber
business and planing mill and with him
are six carpenters just as busy as he
getting out finished woodwork for the
many orders coming in. We are glad
to see Mr. Reek's success in this enter
prise for it means much for Alliance
and its business interests. When you
want anything in the way of woodwork
or lumber furnishings call on Sang
Reck aud you will be patronizing home
J. A. Keegan, who has purchased 480
acres of the Baxter land, three miles
east of Alliance, has arrived with his
family from Axtell, Kansas, and taken
up residence on the place. Mr. Keegan
has been engaged in the newspaper
business for several years but was
obliged to quit inside work and has
decided to engage in farming and stock-
raising. He has already broken out
nearly 100 acres which he will put in
small grain. Mr. Keegan and family
are a splendid acquisition to Box Butte
county. We have room for more like
Ed Whaley received a letter Satur
day from E. L. Beede of Drewsey,
Oregon, stating that his wife had died
ou March 24. Mrs. Beede was former
ly Nettie De Coudress, daughter of L.
C. De Coudress, who was a pioneer
settler of Wright precinct. She was
an estimable lady and has numerous
friends here who will regret to hear of
her death. Mr. Beede ;vas engaged in
the newspaper business in Alliance at
one time and will be remembered by
the old timers. He is now in the real
estate business in Harney county, Ore
gon, where he and Gene Heath moved
to about fifteen years ago.
Mr. J. E. Hill has purchased the
entire remaining stock of the Star
Store and will continue the business
on a larger scale than heretofore.
He is at present in the eastern
markets securing bargains for the
old and new patrons. G-oods have
already commenced to arrive and
in a few days will have an excellent
line of ready-to-wear goods, espe
cially suits, which the ladies of Al
liance had better inspect before
In addition to a nice new line of
dry goods and ready-to-wear gar
ments, we are adding a complete
line of Shoes, Clothing, Carpets and
Rugs, all of which will be placed on
sale at lower prices than the people
of this vicinity have ever known
before. We bid for your trade.
JUST RECEIVED by express, fine line Ladies'
Wraps and Suits; now ready for inspection
The Star Store
Are You Going to feuy
a Piano This Spring?
We have a Piano that was sent to a
customer and not taken which we offer
at a bargain.
$450 Piano for $375 cash
or $400 on Payments
The Horace Bogue Store
Gets Bad Beating.
Volley Wilson was arrested Tuesday
evening on a warrant charging him
with intent to do great bodily harm on
the person of Lou Kay, whom it is
alleged he attacked and badly beat up
with a revolver, in the Checkered Front
livery stable. Ray had two bad scalp
wound3 besides minor cuts on the face
and nose. Wilson had a hearing be
fore Justice Bullock and the case
will come up for trial next Monday.
His bail was fixed at S200 which was
promptly furnished. .Ray left yester
day for Rushville to give evidence in
a case in Sheridan county. It is said
that he has been traveling through the
country looking up stock for promiuent
Commenting on the election Tuesday,
the Lincoln Journal says:
"After the events of yesterday some of
the saloon men will appreciate the story
told in one of the local vaudeville houses.
It bears upon a man who was taken down
to the track to get his first view of a rail
road train. It happened to be a fast
freight and as it went whizzing by in a
long line of uproar the cold sweat broke
out on the forehead of the visitor.
"Gosh," he said, "that was a narrow
t'What if that blamed thing had come
at us sideways,"
When the prohibition vote comes "side
ways" it will wipe everything off the map."
Weekly Report of Payments Toward
the Erection of the School Building.
Following is the amount of money
received for the Sisters' Academy and
by whom paid. Much of this is only
part payment of subscriptions. The
committee is now out collecting and the
amount received will be published
Previously acknowledged $0,410,00
Dr. 11. Bettleheim 25.00
F. J. lietzold 100.00
Solicit Your Patronage.
Having recently acquired the Hard-
stock of Mr. Gadsbv. we most m.
spectf ully solicit a share of your patron
age. We shall endeavor to constantly
enlarge the stocjc and have added a line
of windmills and pumps. We have the
best in Plumbing and Heatiug goods
and install them jn a most creditable
and satisfactory manner. Very truly,
The John Hague Co.
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