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About The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 17, 1908)
Are You Buying Your
Groceries Right ?
If you want anything- in fancy or staple
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
Porterhouse 1 7n Omaha OH
T-Bone 1 0r Omaha 10
Steak, native '"w
Sirloin Steak 1 s Om. -rf o ,
nahp iO ni,n I Ol
Round Steak f j- Om- l
native - aha " O
Shoulder Steak -- ,
native 1 t Omaha 14
Veal Steak - - 17 Pork Chops - - 15
Veal Chops - . 15 Pork Steak, ham - 15
Veal Roast - ' - W, Pork Steak, shoulder Wz
Veal Stew ,.- ,10 Pork Steak, side - Wz
Best Ham, I7c Second-grade 1 lam, 15C Sausage, 10c
Best Bacon, 22c " " Bacon, 17c Bologna, 8c
Smoked Shoulders, I3c Wieners, 10c Hamburger, 10-12
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.
FIRE INSURANCE AGENCY
REPRESENTS THE FOLLOWING INSURANCE COMPANIES,
Hartford Fire Insurance Onmpitnjr.
North American of Philadelphia.
I'liof nix nf Blooklrn. New York.
Oonllnenul of New Vorlc Olty.
Niagara Klre InsurHnce Compaor.
noromen-lal Union AssurHr.ee Oo.. !xndon
(Jermunlii Klre In. Co
State of Onmlm
Palace Livery Bam
C. C. SMITH. Prop.
(Miccchsor to S. II. Ilesch)
one 111 . CK west ok Good turnouts, strict attention to our business,
the NE v Ziundi.N anj courteous treatmeut to all has won for us the
HUll.niNG. 'Phone excellent patronage we enjoy. Trv us,
Rib Roast, l c
native 2 Omaha-'
Shoulder r 1 HI 1
; Roast, nat. U Omaha i-2
Rump 1 f
Roast. " Omaha i-2
Neck Boil, O rV
native O Omaha '
Rib Boil, nat. 7", Omaha, S
Briscut Boil, nat. 5, Om. 3
Liverpool. London and Olobp Ins. Co.
Gerimin American Ins. Co., New York.
ColumtilaFlre Insurance Company.
Phoenix Id. Co.. Hartford, Tonn
Klreinaiis I'und Insuram-eCo.
Ifoclifilt-r German Itm.l.'o.
Office lo-.Stnirn.llttchcr Illouk.
and transfer work
solicited. Phone 1
rrnr.k Wallace, Prop'r.
London Witnesses Great Cath
With Exception of Some Isolated Jeer
ing, Ceremony Is Not Interfered
With Number of Persons Faint In
Crush of Big Crowds.
A great procession of the Catholic
clergy In I.0111I011, which brought
the eucharlstlc congress to nn end,
was held unili scenes such as the Eng
lish churchmen who planned It had
never anticipated. Cnrdlnal Vnn
nutelll, the pope's legate, walked at
the head of the procession, wearing
his scarlet robes and hat. Hewas
followed by the body of English peers
and n concourse of cardinals, arch
bishops and bishops, who also were at
tired In unceromonial robes Instead ol
vestments, which originally It had
been proposed they should wear.
No such throngs of people have
been teen In Ijoudon since Queen Vic
toria's funeral, If oven then. The pur
pose or Archbishop Uourne, the head
of the Westminster diocese, had boon
to have the host carried through the
streets In tho vicinity of tho West
minster cathedral, so that the Catho
lics who were unable to participate in
any of the services within tho cathe
dral should have an opportunity of
Joining in the eucharistic observances.
ProtestantB "Boo" Procession.
The route of tho procession was
laid through the quiet streets adjacent
to the cathedral and but for the unex
pected partisan Btrifo which a dis
cussion of this ceremony brought on,
it probnbly would hnve been solemn
ized quietly. The great majority of
those who attempted to witness the
spectacle, however, apparently were
attracted by curiosity and a small part
were openly and demonstratively hos
tile. The Catholic element cheered
heartily while the procession passed
by, but there was heard considerable
On their return to the cathedral the
prelates marched around the Interior
of the edlilce, the legate carrying the
host, as he would have done In tho
streets had the government not Inter
posed nn objection.
HURRICANE IN WEST INDIES.
Town of Grand Turk Devastated and
Many Lives Lost.
A hurricane of great fury swept
over Turks island, W. I., and at day
break the town or Grand Turk was
devastated. A number of lives have
been lost, but Just how ninny cannot
yet be said. The wind reached a ve
locity of nearly one hundred miles an
hour. Much dnmage has been done
to property here and the streets of
Grand Turk are a mass of wreckage.
Trees have been uprooted, portions or
buildings blown away and many
bouses have been partially wrecked.
The Haytien sloop Telegraph, which
had taken shelter at Hawk's Nest,
foundered, with all hands. The
schooner Dan Leon, belonging to tho
East Cnlcos Fibre Company, brokii
away from her anchor and has not
been seen since.
BEET SUGAR INDUSTRY.
Special Agent Saylor Reports Progress
for Last Year.
Secretary Wilson has Just published
the repoit of Special Agent Saylor on
the progress of the beet sugar indus
try in the United States for the last
calendar year. Mr. Sajlor reports
that the close of the year indicates
that business Interests are more unit
ed than ever in the manufacture, re
fining nnd distribution q home sugar
production. Mr. Saylor reports that
speculative possibilities have taken
the sugar industry to the west and he
thinks the beet will grow faster In
that section. He states that recent
legislation promoting tho production
of denatured alcohol to be used In the
arts and sciences will redound to the
burgar industry. In the northern half
of the rountry the beet sugar indus
try Is now distributed from the At
lantic to the Pacific.
THIRTY-FOUR HURT IN WRECK.
Erie Officials Blame Enemies of Road
Thirty-four persons were injured In
the wreck of Erie train No. 4, at Ge
neva, Pa. The wreck, railroad officers
believe, was due to enemies of the
company opening a switch shoitly be
fore the tialn arrhed.
The Injured were brought to Meaa
llle and twenty-three of them were
taken to Spencer hospital. Five of
these, after having their injuries
dressed, were discharged, while eight
een still remain at the hospital.
Charges Army With Smuggling.
The Havana newspaper, Union
Espanlola, iu an editorial, a.Teged that
the United States army was smug
gling into Cuba great quantities of
meat Jnd other goods, thus escaping
the payment or duty, and selling the
goods. Governor Magoan has ordered'
an investigation. He will institute
proceedings against the Union Espa
nlola ir its falls to sustain ts charges.
Two Life Prisoners Escape.
Joe Wright and George Clegg, serv
ing life sentences iu the Illinois pen
itentiary at Chester for min
der, escaped. The men crossed the
Mississippi river iu a skiff. Tho mon
were rnu lifted of the murder of .foht.
Kiolh. a Mreet car conductor, who
M8s killed near I-aiisdowne, 111. Jan.
GRAVES TOLD OF NOMINATION.
Hlsgen's Running Mate Is Notified at
Two thousand listened to the noti
fication of John Templo Urnvou as
uoiiifme 0f thu Independence party for
vleo ptesident of the United Stale at
tho CaMno theater. Atlanta. Presi
dential Nominee Hlafcin. William Ran
dolph Hearst and a store of other
prominent men in the pnrts were on
tho plat fot 111. Cheer attei chepr and
hnndclnpplug gnvo Mr Hearst, Mr.
Hlsgen and Mr. Graves a welcome.
Edward E. Clnpp opened the meet
ing, introducing Clarence J. shearn
of New York. The mention of Hearst
and Hlsgen was the signal for great
cheering, the climax coming with tho
mention of Colonel Graes. While
JOHN TEMPLE GRAVES,
the band played "Dixio," the 2,000
people In and about the hall cheered
until Graves stopped them by rnlsing
his hand ror quiet.
William ' R, Hearst was received
with cheers. Mr. Hearst started h'ls
address by explaining his leaving tho
Democratic party. He declared if
William J. Hryan was sincere ho
should not have npproached him four
months ngo with the proposition to
support him (W. J. Bryan) In tho cam
paign and ho (Bryan) would support
him (Hearst) in tho next campaign.
When Thomas L. Hlsgen was Intro
duced, the audience shouted with en
thusiasm. The presidential candldnto
talked about thirty minutes nnd was
frequently Interrupted by applause.
WHEAT CROP IS MOVING.
Movement Is From Two to Three
Weeko Earlier Than Last Year.
According to freight agents of the
northern railroads whfch run through
the wheat belt of tho northwest, th
wheat crop movement has just started
and It Is from two to three weeks
earlier than last year.
Reports received from Duluth nnd
Superior show that tho movement the
last two tlnys or last week Indicated
receipts or from 500 to IDo'cars dally
iu llioso two cities tor tians-slilpment
down the hikes.
The crop Is more abundant in some
places and less in others, but tho
grade Is larger. The percentage of
No. 1 northern wheat is greater than
W. G. Walrous, superintendent of
transportation of the Great Notthern
road, said: "Taking the grain crop as
a whole, the number of bushels will
be heavier There will be no car
shortage If the cars are properly ban
died at terminals."
WRIGHT MAKES NEW RECORD.
Surpasses All Previous Exploits for
Time and Distance Flights.
In a night lasting 1 hour, 10 minutes
and 20 seconds, Onlllo Wright sur
passed all his previous exploits for a
lime and distance (light for a heavier
than air machine. Two (lights were
made at Fort Myer, Va , the (Irst be
ing of ton minutes and fifty seconds'
dutatlon, for the purpose of showing
whai rate of speed he had been travel
ing during his long flights or the past
tbtee days. The speed was an
nounced as 39.5.r miles an hour.
To those who have witnessed Mr.
Wright's nights, I he results, marvel
ous as they are, ate now regarded as
a matter or course, but the majority
of those who witnessed the last Might
wie roused to great enthusiasm when
Ihe aviator for the third day broke the
bst previous record. Fifty-seven
Umes ihe machine passed over the
starting point. Twice he described
the figure "8." showing for the first
lime during his Fort Myer flights that
he rould control his machine In any
SMOKE LIFTS FROM MESABA.
Forest Fires Cease to Be a Menace In
An absence of wind gave the Mesaba
range a day of quiet and the forest
fires ceased to he a menace In every
locality. No rain has fallen and the
situation will he serious until mois
ture puts an end to the smouldering
Grand Marals, on the north shore of
Lake Superior, Is considered safe, ow
ing to the back Hies around the little
town The woods for one hundred
miles along the north shore are ablaze
and millions of feet of standing lim
ber are still iu danger.
Under orders fiom vienernl C. G.
Andrews, sate fire warden, Chief John
T. IHaek of the local fin- department
sent forty men to tho scene of the
worst forest fire above Grand Maials
on board the steamer America.
CANVASSING BOARD MEETS.
Messengers Will Be Sent to Dtlln
qucnt Counties for Returns.
Lincoln. Stpt. H. The state can
vnfcilng board met 61 the oMco ot the
secretary of Mate tonay to ennvom
the returns ot the lecont state-wide
prima) . Theio are only iHe tountie
tulksing now, and two ot mem uaie
piomlscd to have their returns net
during the day. The counties yti ;o
hem lrom are Douglas, limit's, Hiicn
cock, Polk and Tr.a.xet Th thieuts
of contests and large uumuer 01 tun
dldates on the ticket In Douglas have
delayed On 1 etui us from thai lounti,
but they are promised I11 due tune.
Messengers will be sent u rtellu
quent counties lor letuins at the ox
pens of those count los. Tho luw
makes provision for such acilun ami
member's of ilia board will act at once
unless all leturns arc in b this even
ing. Two New Schools at Alliance,
Alliance, Neb., Sopt. IB. S. Agnes
academy, the first Catholic Institution
oi Impoitaneo In Nebraska west 01
Uinnd UlNiid. lias been thtown upon
to n full atlendnnuo. Tho building
cost about 35,000. It has been built
during the past year, and through the
ufforts of Ruber W. 1. McNamnni Is
practically flee from debt. The acad
omy is under the management of the
Sisters of St. Kiancis. Tho new pub
lic high school, also begun n year
ago, will be opened In ten days, and
those two new schools will relievo a
congested condition which has existed
for several yearB.
Lincoln Negroes Allege Persecution.
Lincoln, Sept. 15. Claiming they
wore persecuted by the police depnit
incut because they refused to Join an
antl-Tnft club, fourteen negroes ap
peared before tho city nttorney to de
mand Justice. They were arrested at
a club room on the charge of soiling
liquor without a license. The police
department Is In charge or P. It.
Cooper, an appointee or F. W. Hrown,
the Democratic mayor or Lincoln and
a close personal friend of William J
Dry an. Chief Cooper stated that the
asscitlon of the colored men was ridic
ulous. Davis Pleads Not Guilty.
Omaha, Sept, 12. With Utile con
cern Charles E. Davis stood nt the
bar In the police court, charged with
killing Dr. Frederick llusttn on the
night of Sept. 1. He pleaded not
guilty. County Attorney English stat
ed to the court that the Nebraska law
permitted of accepting ball in ilrst du
gree murder cases whore the first evi
dence was not conclusive. It was
theieupon agreed that Davis should
have, his llheity on giving $7,000 bond,
which was signed Jointly by himself
and his hi other, Fiederlck II. Davis.
Barjjer Held for Trial.
Hebron, Neb., Sept. 14. William
Uarger, an old leteran, nged sixty-six
years, ptesented a pitiful scene when
he was brought befoie the hni of Justice
to answei lo the charge of assault
on tho six-year-old daughtei of I. 15.
Pew. Preliminary examination was
waived and Haiger wns bound over In
the sum of $1,000. Meing unable lo
furnish bonds, the old men was sent
to jail. The case has caused a sensa
tion In this -community nnd only his
extreme age has prevented Marker
f i om being strenuously dealt with.
Farmer Bitten by Rattlesnake.
Uenklemnn. Neb., Sept. 11, Marvin
Peitlt, a farmer Hi Ing near bete, had
a nanow escape from death as the ie
suit of a rattlesnake bite He came
upon the reptile without warning and
was struck In tho leg, feeling tho sting
at the time. He cut out the fangs of
the lattlnsnake and thought little of
it until his leg began to swell the
lollowlng day. A physician was
called and It required twenty-four
hours of hard work to get Pettit out
Uses Auto on Corn Shelter,
Fremont, Neb., Sept. 12. A new use
has been given the automobile by tho
farmer John Tank, living northwest
of the city, hns appllel the power of
his auto car to a corn heller When
a traction engine broke down. Tank
sunk the wheels of his car into the
ground and attached a drive wheel to
the gear of the automobile It worked
very successfully and he was able to
finish the shelling of hts corn in tills
German Lutherans to Build School,
Lincoln, Seit. 15 -The German
Evangelical Lutheran synod has de
cided to build a theological school In
Lincoln, and have raised about $10,000
for that purpose. Promises or several
other large donations have been giv
en. A committee, headed by Itev.
Wupper of Hooper, has ihe woik In
Beneficial Result of Terminal Tax.
Omaha, Sept. JL The general levy
made for Douglas county will be 1
mlllB below that of last year, by rea
son of $1,000,000 of terminal railroad
property which Is subject to taxation
this year. It Is the first beneficial
result of the terminal tax law paused
by the last legislature.
Prowett Appointed to Clerkship.
Fullerton, Neb., Sept. 15. Another
young Nebraskan has been appointed
to a prominent position by the United
States government. William Prowett
has received a telegram from Wash
ington announcing his appointment to
the clerkship of the Insular treasury
or the Philippine Islands.
8HELDON DRAWN INTO FIGHT.
Withdraws Indorsement of Llncohi
Woman for Grand Recorder.
Lincoln, Sept. 12. Governor Kin i
don has baett drawn Into an opon llgi.t
lor a position In a see rot order It.
cently Mrs. Hnttle WoolliW ot Lin
coln declared her rmidhlacy for, ilio
position of grand recordar for tho De
gree of Honor of the Ancient Qrdor ot
United Workmen and solicited tho
governor's lntloisenienl. Tho . goi
ernor knew little of the nrfnlrn of tho
Degree of Honor and gave it to her.
In a short time then-alter the piesfint
incumbent, Miss Theiom llempel of
Plnttsmouth, an old friend of the Shel
don family, 'wiolc the governor say
ing he had hold the position for ten
years and asking him to explain why
tie had Indorsed thu Lincoln woman.
This wns the first the governor
knew of tho fight that was on, and ho
Immcdlnlo.ly took steps to withdraw
hia lndoisement of Mtb. Woolluy. This
did not occur, however, until Mrs.
Woolley had sent broadcast to mem
bers of tho order a clrculnr letter, en
closing tho Indorsement or the gov
ernor, Intlnintlng that thero would
probably be n change In the office at
the coining annual convention, which
inenta hue Oct. 7.
Tho governor has wrllton letter ex.
plaining his position, but lie In not
sure thnl ho has mudo his position
plnln to all tho wotnon of tho sttito
who nio members of tho oidor.
SLEEPY BURGLAR CAPTURED. -
Ransacks House, Wraps Valuables tn
Sheet and Then Takes Nap.
dunlin, Sept. 14. The lovo for n
good soft bed was tho undoing of
Halph Goodman. He wont to the homu
of Dr. C. A. Hull, on Thirty-fifth ave
nue, In tho absence of thu family,
which has been out of the city for
several days. Finding nobody at homo,
ho leisurely secured a bed Bhect and
wrapped all the silver plato and other
valuables he could find within ltd
folds and plnced tho bundle on u
table, preparatory to carrying It oh.
He then sought an tipper bedroom,
where he lay down for a nap. Ho
evidently ovorslept himself and did
not awaken until tho family arrived
at home. He then quickly got onto
a porch and started to crawl down
porch post, when Dr. Hull saw him
and laid forcible hands upon thu
sleepy burglar. The burglar's attempt
to get away resulted In u few well di
rected face blows, which caused him
to quiet down. Tho police soon ar
rived and gave tho burglar a berth in
the city Jail. It was discovered that
the house had been ransacked from
cellnr to garret.
' ' i
Miles Will Case Again. '
Lincoln, Sept. 12. A brief contain
ing 353 pages or typewritten matter
bifs been filed In the Miles will case,
from Falls City, iu thesupreme court.
The brief, also contains seven paged
of index1 and one page explanatory to
the court, and an apology for U'h
length. Stephen 11. Miles died in Falls
City ten yearB ngo and loft an ofitatu
valued at $1,000,000. Tho present
brief Is (lied In nn appeal from Ilio
proceeding in equity to set aside tho
probate of the will. Two daughter,
who left descendants, contested tho
will, which was made iu 1KS8, on the
ground that a second will was made
late In St. l.ouls, which revoked tho
one which was probated. Tho quett
tlon tor tlie supremo court to dechlij
Is whether a second will was mudo,
and, If so. whether it. revokes thu
Hist. Two sons, Joseph ami Daniel
Miles, arc the principal hennflchuifWt
under the original will, which wan
Socialism Their Topic.
Lincoln, Sept. 12. Socialism In its
attitude ton-aid the church was thu
leading theme nt the session of tho
synod of the Interior of the Itofornied
Church of the United States. Hev. W.
A. Ilex, pastor or a Kansas City
church, deflated that the socialist
was an atheist, and that there was no
such thing as a Christian socialist.
He asserted that the teachings or so
cialism were contrary to that ,of the
church Hev. J. H. Strong made a
plea lor the worklngrnan, whom ho
said the chinch had neglected.
Omaha Bartender Kills Unknown Man.
Omuha, Sept, 12 An unknown man
was killed at Ihe Atkins saloon. 1120
Fat nam street, at midnight by the
bartender, F W. Hums. There was
but one witness to the shooting so
far as known, and that was C. E. Hoi
liiook, the porter. According to Burns'
story, the man came Into the saloon
and, without saying a word, flashed a
gun over the bar. Hums elalms he
feared a holdup and pulled his own
revolver from beneath the bar and
shot the mau
Nebraska Lutherans In Session.
Hardy, Neb., Sept. 11. The annual
convention of th Lutheran synod of
Nebraska is In session here. The
synod Is one of the largest In the
west, having 048 organized churches
In Nebraska. Reports from every de
partment showed the work in splendid
condition and growing rapidly. The
Women's Foreign Missionary soelejy
also held n three days' session. ' &'
Bulgarian Diplomat Withdraws.
Sofia, Sept 15. J. S. Gueschoff, thu
Dulgnriaii diplomatic agent at Con
stantinople, has returned here as a
protest agulnst the failure of the Turk
ish foreign minister to Invite him to,
an official dinner given to the diplo
Prominent Porto Rican Dead,
San Juan, P. R., Sept. 1J. Frauo;a
co Mariana Quinones, one of tho lean
ing figures iu Porto Itican history,
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