The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922, July 02, 1908, Image 3
st Are You Buying Your Groceries Right ? If you want anything- in fancy or. staple Groceries, Fresh Fruits, Vegetables remember that we have the largest stock in the city and our. prices are always right Yours for fair dealing A. D. RODGERS We are are out for business. See our prices and our stock of both Omaha and native MEATS Porterhouse 1 Tfri Omaha Oft Steak, native I ' & T-Bone 1 fin Omaha 1 Q Steak, native IO "0 Sirloin Steak ti Om- O native " aha O Round Steak 4 r Om- -i 15 native M - aha IU Shoulder Steak 11 . 1A native il Umaha i Veal Steak Veal Chops Veal Roast Veal Stew Best Ham, 17c Best Bacon, 22c Smoked Shoulders, 13c Wieners, 10c Hamburger, 10-12 JAS. GRAHAM mm-m NOTICE Owing to the fact that our patronage has increased nearly one-third in the last 30 days, we would kindly ask patrons to give us their orders as early as pos sible. Phones 131a and 131b. Palace Meat Market S. H. DESCH, Prop. 7.0.J3 'MMdSJ " NELSON FLTCTOHER FIRE- INSURANCE AGENT REPRESENTS THE FOLLOWING INOURANOE OOMPANIE8. Hartford (Tiro Insurance Company. North American of Philadelphia. Phoenix uf Hlooklyn. Now York. Continental of New York Olty. Niagara Klro Insurance Company. Connoctlcutt Fire Commercial Union Assurance Co., London Oormanlu Klro Ins. Co. Statu of Umaha Palace Livery Barn C. C. 8MITII. Prop. (Successor to S. II. Ocsch) ONE III i.CK WEST OP TUE NE V ZUIKOEN BUILDING. 'Phono I iBi I fta Rib Roast, ry nativp m. Jail IE 2 Omaha v Shoulder Roast, nat. 10 Omaha 122 Rump Roast, lO Omaha 12 2 Neck Boil, O tfJ native Omaha Rib Boil, nat. 7", Omaha, Briscut Boil, nat. 5, Om. 17j4 Pork Chops - - 15 15 Pork Steak, ham - 15 12 Pork Steak, shoulder Wz 10 Pork Steak, side - V Second-grade Ham, I5C Sausage, 10c Bacon, 17c Bologna, oc mm m. Liverpool. London and Globe Ins. Co. German Amorlcan Ins. Co., New York. New l!nmi)hlre Columbia Fire Insurance Company, Philadelphia Underwriters. Phoenix Ins. Co.. Hartford, Conn 1'tronians Fund InsuruncoCo. Itochestur German Ins. Co. Offlco Lo-ritnlrs. Fletcher lllock. Good turnouts, strict attention to our business, and courteous treatment to all has won for us the excellent patronage we enjoy. Try us. Wallace's Transfer Line Household goods moved promptly and transfer work solicited. Phone 1 Frank Wallace, Prop'r. K OF Missouri Pacific Asks Leave to Put in 3-Cent Faro, Also Wants Permission to Advanco Frolaht Rates 15 Per Cent Telia State Commission It Is Losing Money at Present Reduced Rates. Lincoln, Juno 30. What may bo the beginning of a general attempt on tho part of the railroads of tho stato to check rata regulation and what Is at lnst an ondcaror on tho part o one road to get oU tho bonofit tho prcsont iltuatlou holds waa made beforo the Nebraska railway tAnmlsslon, wbeu tho Missouri Pacific railroad applied for an early hearing on a rcquost for tho restitution of tho 3-cent-a-mllo pas Bcnsor faro ami tho freight rates chareod beforo tho Aldrlch law wont Into effect. Tho Gould lino represent ed to tho commission with much do tall and an elaborate presentation of statistics that under ozlsting tariffs It is losing monoy and that tho deficit In Nebraska for the year 1907 in pas senger and freight traffic was $4G4, 466.29. If a 7 por cent dividend had been paid on the Nobraska Invest ment, tho road alleges, tho deficit would have roach ed tho sum of $1, 129,157.32. Under theso conditions tho request is mado for an early hearing to tho end that If relief la to bo grant ed it may como at once. COURTS FAVOR8 8TATE BOARD Decision at Lincoln Reversing Grand Island Pension Case. Lincoln, Juno 27. Tho supreme court, at Its last sitting beforo the summer vacation, handed down a de cision reversing tho district court of Hall county and permitting tho stato board of publlo lauds and buildings to doduct a percentage of tho pension money recolvod by Inmates of tho sol diers' home at Grand Island. The case was started by an old sol dier of Hall county who objectod when the board changed its practice of years of demanding all pension money received over a certain sum In return for maintenance in the home by order ing that only a percentage of tho money should be paid the state, vary ing with tho amount of the pension received. Republicans Open Campaign, Beatrice, Neb., June 27. Tho Re publican campaign in Nebraska was opened in Beatrice last night, when a largo crowd of Gage county Republic ans gathered at the Auditorium to ratify tho nominations of William H. Taft and James 3. Shorman. Repub licans of prominence from all over the state wero present. Tho meeting was presided over by P. Bt Draper of Adams. Senator Norrla Brown, Con gressmen Pollard and HInshaw, Charles H. Sloan, Victor Rosewater and William Hayward, chairman of the state commltteo, were among tho speakors. At a banquet which fol lowed tho public meeting, Senator Burkott and Governor Sheldon wero the principal speakers. Crowd Gathers at Omaha Jail. Omaha, Juno 27. A good sized crowd of men, mostly pocking house employes, gathered at the Douglas county jail Just beforo midnight, with the avowed intention of taking part in the lynching of Charles Bond, who was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing John Wrcde, a South Omaha saloon keeper. A hurry call was sent to the city jail and & force of police men sent to tho county court house, Nothing doveloped, however, to ludi cate violence would bo done the pris oner. State University Finances. Lincoln, June 26. The report of the secretary of tho board of regents of th atato university has been filed with the governor, showing the condi tion of the finances, giving a state ment of receipts and expenditures for the six months ending May 31. The cash on hand amounted to $7,G61, and the receipts totaled $51,459; ex penditures, $46,564, leaving a balance of $4,793. Heavy Loss of Live Stock. Beatrice, Neb., June 30. With tho recodlng of the Blue river, which over flowed Its banks and flooded the lower part of the city, It is learned that an immense loss resulted from the drown ing of live htock. Hundreds of acres were flooded and cattle and hogs had iio chance for escape, being carried away and drowned' by the swift cur rent of the river. Andrews Still a Democrat, Lincoln, June 30. In an address at the state university. Chancellor B Benjamin Andrews reaffirmed his alle giance to the Democratic party. He predicted that the election this year will turn on issues rather than men, the leaders of tho two parties being men without reproach. State Board Revokes Rule. Lincoln, Juno 30. The state board of public lands and buildings has sus pended the rule requiring the Inmates of soldiers' homes to pay to the state a percentage of their pensions. The rule Is revoked pending an investiga tion, but It Is said It probably will be abolished entirely. Daughter of Revolution Dies. Tecumseh, Neb., June 29, Mrs Jane D. English Smith, a true daugh ter of the revolution, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. F. Seward', in this city, aged ninety-two. Her father, Colonel Andrew English, served through the entire war of the revolution. NEWS NEBRASKA GRAVES ELECTED PRE8IDENT Denver Next Meeting Place of Na tional Live Stock Exchange. Omnha, Juno 27. Tho National Uvo Stock exeknugo finished Us two ses sions with tho election of officers nnd tho fcclcctlon of n meeting place for next year. Denver wrb chosen after a spirited contest with Milwaukee, the voto standing 40 to 22 In favor of the Colorado city. The election of offlcors also devel oped plenty of competition, Thoso finally selected were: President, T. S. Grnvos of Indianapolis; secretary, A. F. Stryker of South Omaha; treasurer, J. W Mooro of Chicago. Eleven vlco presidents wore chosen, one for each city represented in the national ex change. Tho practice of employing one secre tary all the tlfae was abandoned and the policy In the future will be to change secretaries from time to time C. V. Baker of Chicago, who has held the office for nineteen years, was the Instigator of the new policy. "Before another year the Oo-opern-tlvo Commission company will bo dead, the Kaw harnessed, and tho Mis souri diked," declared J. C. Swift, ex president of tbo Kansas Olty Livo Stock oxchaneo, who bltterjy arraigned Attorney General P. C. Jackson and the authorities of Kansas In -speaking beforo the exchange. EDITOR'S FIDDLE STOPS PANIC Pete Barron Chocks Stampodo When Lamp Overturns. ScottB Bluff, Neb., Juno 29. A flro wob started by tho overturning of n lamp at a homo dramatic production by tho Women's Commercial olub of Scotts Bluff In tho chautauqua audi torium hore. Tho lamp whloh sorved as one of tho footlights, falling from the stago to the floor in front, was broken and tho oil lgnltod in a threat ening blazo. As tho audleno started' from their eoats In alarm P. J. Barron, editor of tho Scotts Bluff Star, who was leading the orchestra, grabbod hlB violin and standing beforo tho audi ence commoncod playing tho first thing that como into bis boad, which happened to be tho Haydn's Austrian hymn, "Gott Erhalto Franz den Kai ser." Tho pooplo wore, quieted and re mained in tholr places until tho flro had been extinguished by smothering it with a rug. Tho play proceeded according to program, and nobody was injured. FATAL WRECK NEAR CHADRON Ten Persona Killed When Northwest ern Passenger 8trlkca Washout. Chadron, Nobs Juno 27. Ten per sons wore killed In a wreck on tho Chicago and Northwestern railroad. A double-ho&dor passenger train east bound struck a washout; caused by a cloudburst, forty miles from Chadron. The doad: Willis Graham, engi neer; O. C. Myers, fireman; Fred Ebonor, brakeman; eovon unidentified men, who were stealing a ride. Two other tramps are missing and two are injured. Fireman Harris and Engineer Pace are Injured. When the train struck the washout both en gines were overturned. Boy Shoots Boy by Accident. Schuyler. Nob., June 29. While Ed gar Manning, a Hlxteen-ycar-old boy, was emptying the chamber of a rifle at the slough, whero more than a dozon boys had gono to spend the day, a shot got caught in the barrel and while ho was extricating the shot the trigger went off. Tho gun waa pointed ut the back of Frank Schloy, who waa undressing to go in frwlmming. The bullet entered tho boy's back and went straight through his body, cut ling the main artery. Schley was dead before medical assistance wa secured. Omaha Negro Fatally Shot. Omaha, June 29. Charles Ooorgo, a negro, who wum shot twice by Bob Fisher, also colored, died of his wounds. Tho two men had quarreled and' when thoy mot in a saloon at Thirteenth and Chicago streets Fisher began firing nt George, two bullets talking effect In the lattcr's abdomen. Gcorgo pulled a razor after he was shot and cut his assailant in several places, producing serious wouuds. Machinist Fatally Crushed. Alliance, Neb., June 29. Fatal in juries resulted to J. M. Schlrck, a Bur lington machinist, who attempted to board an engine to ride from tho roundhouse to the depot. Schlrck missed his footing and slipped under the trucks of the cars following the engine In such a manner that his legs were badly crushed. He cannot re cover. Illinois Democrats Visit Falrvlew. Lincoln, June 29. Tho delegation of Illinois Democrats, who left Omaha Saturday in automobiles for Lincoln, were caught in the storm Saturday night. Several bridges were out and resulted in their not reaching Lincoln until 11 o'clock last night. They callod at Fairvlew and were greeted by Mr. Bryan today. Boyd Goes to Parker Funeral. Nellgh, Neb., June 29. Congress man Boyd received a telegram from the sergeant-at-arms of the bouse of representatives assigning him as a member of the committee to attend the funeral of Representative Parker of South Dakota, who died at Bead wood' on the 26th, and he left for that place. Wages of Trackmen Reduced. Lincoln, Juno 27. Announcement was made at Burlington headquarters that beginning July 1 wages of Bur lington trackmen will be reduced 1 cent an hour, from 13$ to 1216 cents. PROGRAM $1 ,00Otobespentin $J ,000 GRAND CELEBRATION JULY 4th At ALLIANCE, NEB. Early Morning Cannonading. Band Music 10 a. m.-G-RAND STREET PARADE-20 Automobiles, Kalathumpians, floats, burlesque and comical features 11a. m. Exercises at the Auditorium, north west corner Box Butte Ave. and Montana St. Music by Alliance Cornet Band. Invocation by Rev. G-eorge C. Jeffers. Patriotic Song by a choir of 25 of the best singers in the state of Nebraska. ORATION BY HON. W. R. AKERS More songs by the choir. Recitations Music by the Band 12 m Dinner Grand Balloon Ascension ATHLETICS Foot races for men, 100 yd. dash. Hurdle race, 120 yds. 200 yd. hose race. 75 yd, dash boys' race. 50 yd. dash girls' race. 50 yd. 3-legged race. Potato race. Sack race. $150 IN RACING In the Afternoon. $125 IN PREMIUMS All the races and minor sports will take place on Main street. it being roped off BASE at the grounds of the Association, east part of town RAVENNA VS. ALLIANCE Shooting Tournament on Gun Club Grounds. $75 in Prizes Prizes of $10 and $5 for most handsomely decorated auto or float in Parade Prizes for most ridiculous and comical fea ture in parade Prizes of $15 and $10 for handsomest decor ated place of business on July 4th The Ladies of Alliance will conduct a free "rest room" at 1 1 6 Wyoming- Ave. for ladies and children from the country SPECIAL PRIZES THe Famous Clothing Store offers a S15 suit of men's clothes to the father bringing the most numerous family of boys to its store on July 4th, There must be 4 entries. Chas. L. Hill offers a Standard J5i8 Phonograph and ten 60c records to the largest family attending the celebration and registering at this store. 1 pair S2.50 shoes to the boy winning 75 yd. dash, : pair S2.50 shoes to the girl winning the 50 yd. dash, 1 J. B. Stetson Hat to the one winning the hurdle race, given by Geo. A, Moll ring. Grand Fireworks at Night PRIZES for that purposes BALL!