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About The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 2, 1909)
IT ALWAYS PAYS
from a Reliable House
We have the BEST of everything good to eat
Our Prices are Right
Yours for a square deal,
t-4. D. Rodgers
Good Things to Eat
Phone 1 -v
I9( I vesun s J9
eoca On the corner
EVERYTHING FRESH A N D CLEAN
On SATURDA Y,
we will receive by express a fine line of
Gem City Cook Stove
(Sold in Alliance 18 years)
It has a very large Oven. Is a
splendid baker, and has the lat
est Patented Grate, that will
not warp or get out of order.
Early Winter Excursion Rates
TO CHICAGO: The National Farm Land Congress and United States
Land and Irrigation Exposition, also The Great .Inter
national Live Stock Exposition the most wonderful exhibition ot farm pro
ducts ever held in this country. Students of modern fanning methods and of
improved grades of live stock should attend; rates open to the public.
Tickets sold November 15th, 19th', 26th, 29th, 30th, Dec 6th and 7th.
final limit December 13th.
TO OMAHA! National Corn Exposition, December 6th to 18th. A new
new Exposition in character and scope. The future ben
efits of this Exposition should mean increased wealth to every farm.
WINTER TOURIST RATES: Daily from November 1st, to Southern and
Cuban resorts. See the New South and
enjoy its winter climate, the hospitality of its people and the luxury of its
TO THE PACIFIC COAST: The usual winter tourist rates to California
with return via Puget Sound.
TftiO HOifiO P&POM which ou haTOthfreMesTLa
m t terest the home news. Its cvtty
issue will prove a welcome visiter to every member of the family, m
should bead your list of newspaper tad periodical subscriptions.
, I Phone
west of P. O. 5
WAKELEY, G. P. A., Omaha
GENERAL SHOT BS LUNATIC
Had Imaginary Grievance Against
French War Department.
Paris, Nov. 29. An Individual, bo
llovcd to be insane and having nn
Imaginary grievance ngnlnst the wot
department, 8hot nnd'serlously woumb
ed General Verniul on the steps of the
Hotel Continental as the general was
entering the hotel to attend n ban
quet. The man was wrested. Lntct
it was learned that ho had mistaken
General Verand for General Brun,
minister of war.
The attempted assassination created
a sensation. It occurred a few mo
ments after President Fnlllores left
the Hotel Bristol nearby, where he
was calling on King Manuel. As font
shots rang out the people and police
men In the streets at first thought that
it wns an attempt against tho life ol
the president of the republic or the
king of Portugal.
Hundreds ran in the direction ol
the shots, nnd several of tho officer
sprang upon General Vernnd's assail
ant, who proved to be nn Algerian. He
was overpowered with difficulty and
wns found to be a perfect walking bat
tery of revolvers nnd daggers.
General Verand received bullets in
tho neck nnd forehead and his con
dition is considered dangerous.
ARRESTED FOR BIGAMY
St. Louis Man Admits Having One
Wife Too Many.
St. Louis, Nov. 20. Samuel II.
Buschmnnn is in Jail hero on n war
rant Issued In Milwaukee at tho In
stance of Mrs. Bertha Ltorsch Busch
mnnn of Milwaukee, chnrglng bigamy J
He was taken from .his home, whore
he was living with .Mrs. Annie Juer
gens Buschmnnn, whom he married In
1892. The Milwaukee woman holds a
certificate which shows she married
Buschmann in 1002. Buschmnnn does
not deny either marriage. Last .lune
his St. Louis wife confronted him In
Milwaukee, where he had been living
with his second wife. As neither wife
would prosecute they decided to abide
by his choice. '
Buschmann chose his St. Louis wife
nnd he came here to live. The Mil
waukee wife stipulated she should be
paid $1G a month, nnd, it Is said,
these payments were made. Busch
mnnn told Detective Louis Krause ol
Milwaukee his St. Louis wife's bonsts
to his Milwaukee wife caused his ar
rest. RAILROADS WIN IN BIG SUIT
High Court Upholds Decision Against
Order Reducing Terminal Charges.
Washington, Nov. 30. The supreme
court of tho United States affirmed
the decision of the United States cir
cuit court for the district of Minne
sota, restraining the enforcement of
the order of the Interstate commerce
commission reducing from $2 to $1
per car terminal charges on live stock
on the railroads entering Chicago.
The court's decision turned on the
question as to whether the terminal
charge In Itself was reasonable. De
ciding that it was so, the opinion held
that If Injustice has been done to
shippers by the through charge they
should go to the original source of the
unjust charge and not to the terminal
LIVE STOCK SHOW OPEN8
Seven Thousand Head of Fine Stock
Chicago, Nov. 29. The International
Live Stock show opened hero with 7,
000 head of the finest live stock In the
country on exhibition. Twenty-two
states are represented. The princl
pal feature was the judging contests,
In which the students from the agricul
tural colleges of fifteen states com
peted. The states represented includ
ed Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Wyom
ing, North Dakota, Iowa, Kansas and
Texns. The results of the students'
contest will be announced later.
CHICAGO GRAIN AND PROVISIONS
Features of the Day's Trading and
Chicago, Nov. 29. Weak cables and
liberal receipts In the northwest in
spired considerable liquidation oi
wheat here today, resulting In net de
clines at the close of a shade to c.
Coarse grains also were heavy, but pro
visions were strong. Closing prices:
Wheat Dec, $1.05; May, $1.05
81.059i; July, 97c.
Corn Dec, 58Ve; May, Glc.
Oats Dec, 39&c; May, 41-41Vc
Pork Jan., $22.00; May, $21.17.
Lard Jan., $12.00; May, $11.82.
Ribs Jan., $ll.b0; May, $10.97.
Chicago Cash Prices No. 2 hard
wheat, $1.07,481.08; No. 3 corn,
new, 58c; No. 2 white, 42V4c.
South Omaha Live Stock.
South Omaha, Nov. 29. Cattle Re
ceipts, 7,300; best steady, others 10c
lower; native steers, $4.00(0)8.25; cowe
and heifers, $3.005.00; western
steers, $3.50C25; stockers and feed
ers, $2.7505.10; calves, $5.107.75;
bulls nnd stags, $2.754.50. Hogs
Receipts, 3,000; 5c higher; heavy
$8.00ftS.10; mixed, $8.05,8.10; light
$7.908.15; pigs, $C.5037.75; bulk ol
sales, $S.0538.10. Sheep Receipts
4,400; active, strong; yearlings, $5.2
6.25; wethers. $4.505.25; ewea
$4.004.G0; lambB, $6.757.50.
Chicago Live Stock.
Chicago, Nov. 29. Cattle Receipts
31.000; Arm; a few loads or show
steers sold at $9.25; common and me
dlum cattle hard to sell and were t
little lower; most of the cows went
at $3.25(g)4.25. Hogs Receipts, 30,
000; 10c higher: top reached $8.40
with the bulk at $8.108.30. Sheep
Receipts, 30,000; steady; choice lambs
'"oibt "7.?6: good sheep sold at
Omaha Youth Tells Awful Story,
WAS TWIRLING A REVOLVER,
Says Weapon Was Accidentally Dis
charged, Dullet Hitting Companion
In Jaw, and He Then Fired Two
More Shots Into Victim's Head to
"Make a Good Job of It" Mind Af
fected by Recent Illness.
Omaha, Nov. 29. While hunting
Wesley McBrlde, aged sixteen, accord
ing to his own version of the affair,
nccluentnlly shot his companion, Har
ry Long, aged fifteen, In tho Jaw, and
then fired two shotB Into his head to
"Make a good Job of It."
McBrlde BnyB ho was twirling a re
volver In his finger when the accident
occurred. He notified the police of the
shooting nnd told of firing the twu
shots which ended Long's llfo. Mc
Bride's purents say his mind was a.
fected by a recent severe Illness.
INSTITUTE WORK IN WEST
Meetings In North Platte Valley Aro
Lodge Pole, Neb.. Nov. 29. "Tho
Homo,- "Wheat," "Alfalfa," "Dniry,"
"Poultry," "Better Farm Methods,
Better Homes, Bettor People." Such
Is the tone of n series of Farmers' lu
stltuto meetings that are now being
held in some of the more progressive
towns on tho Union Pacific In tho
North Plntto vnlley. Among tho
members of the Institute force nro
Professor W. S. Snyder of tho North
Platte experiment Btutlon, whoso work
on dry farming has dono so much for
thnt section of the country, nnd Mr. O.
Hull, n successful fnrmer of tho Re
publican vnlloy. With these aro found
Miss Gertrude Rowan, lecturer in do-
'mestle science, and Professor John
Bower, an expert in dairying nnd dairy
At Chappoll dry fnrmlng methods
were thoroughly threshed out. Win
ter wheat growing received the atten
tion of the hearers. A sixty-bushel
crop of wheat Is n possibility with Pro
fessor Snyder's method of summer
tillage properly followed.
KILLED BY ACCIDENTAL SHOT
John Mandery Loses Life While Hold
ing Gun During Runaway.
Tecumseh, Neb., Nov. 29. John
Mandery, a former saloon keeper of
this place, was accidentally killed by
the discharge of a shotgun which he
had between his legs as tho team he
was driving tried to runaway,
Mandery hao' been camping with his
ten-year-old son, Ted, about fourteen
miles from this place. He drove to
Burr, a small station, and as he was
returning to camp with his shotgun
between his legs the team started to
run away. The gun was discharged
end tore a hole in his side, some of
the shot entering his face. The team
ran all the way to the camp, where
the hoy caught the horses and hurried
back to Burr with his father. Ho was
taken to tho office of Dr. J. W. Con
ger, where he lived for about an hour.
He leaves a wife and six children.
FORMER SENATOR VERY ILL
C. H. Dietrich Taken to Omaha Hos
pital for Treatment.
Omaha, Nov. 29. Charles H. Diet
rich, former United States senator
from Nebraska, was brought here
from his home at Hastings for treat
ment at the Methodist hospltnl for
heart trouble. His condition is said
to be serious. He 1b accompanied by
Mrs, Dietrich and their daughter, Mrs.
Herbert Knox Smith of Washington, is
expected here In a day or two. Sen
ator Dietrich returned six weeks ago
from an European trip, apparently
much Improved In health.
"AGGIES" GO TO STOCK SHOW
Nebraska Students Start for Chicago
on Special Train.
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 29, A special
train carrying seventy students from
the farm college of tho University of
Nebraska, headed by Chancellor Avery
nnd members of the faculty, left for
Chicago, where tho students will com
pete in the stock judging contests .of
the international Live Stock exposition.
Later In the week the university
force will bo Joined by Governor Shall'
enberger nnd members of the state
board of agriculture.
SLEET STORM AT LINCOLN
It Demoralized Telephone and Tele
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 29. The worst
sleet storm for years In Lincoln and
routhwestern Nebraska worked havoc
with telegraph and telephone systems,
lemorallzed street lighting and
ttupped street car traffic. A heavy
lain was followed by freezing temper
ature. Trains entering Lincoln were
from two to ten hours late.
Insurance Agents on Carpet.
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 29. Insurance
Commissioner Pierce received another
batch of affidavits from parties in the
southeast part of the state telliug of
insurance ngents who had received
premiums for insurance, after making
promises that were not fulfilled. These
will be usod when the hearing starts
today on the complaint of the auditor
ngalnsf several agents.
PAUL'S MEET AT SICKBED
Watch Daughter's Fight for Life, but
Do Not Speak.
Omnhn, Nov. 27. Besldo tho cot of
a dying child, n mnn nnd n woman are
seated today. Each gazes with loving
apprehension nt the slight figure, wast
ed nnd thin from the ravages of ty
phold fevor. Neither Is ashamed ot
the hot tears which scald their cheeks
Both hnve been with tho child almost
constantly for tho past two wet-La
hoping ngnlnst hope thnt their lltt.e
oue might survive the ordeal, but dur
lng the entire time neither has spoken
one syllable to tho othor, nor by the
slightest sign shown nny knowlcdgi
of the other's presence.
The child Is little Margaret Paul,
the eleven-year old daughter of John
P. Paul, n wealthy banker of Florence,
Neb. The mnn nnd woman are Paul
and his wife, whoso marital troubles
have occupied the Omalm divorce
courts for tho past few months. Paul
sued his wife for divorce on tho
ground of Infidelity nnd tho case Is
now under consideration In the dts
While tho bnnker nnd his beautiful
wife were quarreling In court, their
pretty little daughter was stricken
with typhoid. For two weeks her life
has hung In the balance nnd it is salt!
thoro Is llttlo chance or her jecovery.
Day by day Paul has entered tho
sick room and taken his sent besldo
tho little one's cot. On tho othor side
of the sick bed .Mrs. Paul has kept
her vigil. FaiH Is stricken with over
whelming gi.vi, but oven their mutual
sorrow Iuib not softened their hearts
toward each other and no word has
passed between them.
WIFE TABOOS AERONAUTICS
Daring Aviator Gives Up Ambition at
Broken Bow, Neb., Nov. 2C Men de
voted to tho conquest of tho air lost
one daring member when Ulrlch Sor
cuson of Borwyn, fifteen miles east of
here, was married to the daughter of ja.
wealthy fanner of that vicinity.
Soronson won fame on June 15 Insr
by going up 3,000 feet In n bnlloon nnd
coming down In nn aeroplane of his
own construction. Instead of gliding
gently to tho earth, the neroplano dc
scendod in n series of somersaults nnd
woh demolished, although the aviator
wns not sorlously hurt. Sorcnson 1 -n
since that time bean at work trjlug
to perfect his Invention, but he now
declares that at tho request of his
bride ho has renounced his ninbll'o.i
nnd will devote his energies to lots
WHEAT EXHIBIT AT LINCOLN
New Feature of Corn Growers' Show
Lincoln, Nob., Nov. 27. Ono of the
Importnnt features of the State Corn
Growers' show, to be held In the Lin
coln Auditorium, Jnn. 17-21, will be nn
exhibition of wheat. Up to date corn
has always had precedence In both
local and national shows, bu(" the Ne
braska Millers' association, realizing
the Importance of wheat to the Btate,
has decided to assist In n movement
toward increasing Its quantity and
qunllty. With this end In view the
millers have arranged to cooperate
with the corn association and have
offered n valuable trophy for the best
exhibit of wheat, to be given at the
nnnunl show each year. In addition to
the millers' trophy several cash prlzos
for wheat exhibits have been offered.
CALLS LABOR MEETING
Labor Commissioner Asks State Feder
ation to Come to South Omaha.
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 2C Labor Com
missioner W. M. Mnupln, who Is presi
dent of the Nebraska State Federation
of Labor, has called n meeting of the
association, to be held in South Oma
ha, Jan. 4, Tho purpose of the meeting
is to discuss legislation affecting la
bor. Each trades council is entitled
to one delegnte and each local union
to one delegate for each 100 members
or fraction thereof. Ministers' unions
nnd auxiliary associations are entitled
to one fraternal delegate each.
MRS. NORVAL LOSES GEMS
Wife of Former Nebraska Chief Jus
tice Drops Diamonds.
Kansas City, Nov. 29. Many feet
have passed and repassed along tho
enst of Brooklyn avenue between
Twelfth nnd Thirteen streets In vain
search for a bag of diamonds valued
at 11,700, lost by Mrs. T. L. Norvall of
Seward, Neb. Mrs. Norvol, who is the
wife of T. L. Norval, former chief jus
tice for nineteen years of tho supreme
court of Nebraska, has been In the
city several days visiting her brother,
J. C. Hollowny. She lost the Jewels
as she was coming down town.
BEATRICE MILLS BURN
Plant With Capacity of 2,500 Barrels
I: Entirely Destroyed.
Beatrice, Neb., Nov. 27. The Be
atrice corn mills, one of the largest
plants of the kind in the state, was
destroyed by fire here. The plant had
capacity of 2,500 bushels per day
and shipped Its products to all parts
of the United States and Europe. It
was owned by Ed S. Miller of this city.
The origin of the fire Is unknown. The
loss Is placed at $40,000, partially cov
ered by Insurance.
To Exhibit Cotton Gin at Omaha.
Muskogee, Okla., Nov. 27. Okla
homa will exhibit a cotton gin In oper
ation nt the national corn exposition
at Omaha in December in order that
northern farmers visiting the expo
sition may see how cotton is ginned.
Cotton will be shipped to Omaha In
sufficient quantities to keep the gin
going during tho entire exposition.
The one place in
town where you
can buy really
ENGRAVER and ELECTROTYPER
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FREE PROM UCE.
FOR SALE BY
F. J. Brennan
No. 5. Nebraska.
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Col. New has had 25 years'
experience arid is one of the
most successful auctioneers in
Dates made at this office
I make a specialty of ce
ment walks and work. Have
been constructing- same in Al
liance more than one year,
and invite the most rigid in
spection of my work. Use
only the best of materials and
make prices as low as can be
done with honest work. Have
had many years experience in
cement construction in vari
ous cities. Remember poor
cement work is dear at the
cheapest price and when you
have had to replace it is mon
ey thrown away.
Call For County Warrants.
County warrants registered Nos. 1
to 84 are called for payment; interest
stopped after Nov, 20, 1909.
50-3t FRED MOLLRING,
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