The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922, December 02, 1909, Image 6

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Miss M. Ruth Taylor
324 West Idaho. Phone 205
Edith M. Swan
and Musical History
Studio 424 Laramie Avenue
1'hon n O'JO
Attorney at Law
Office in rooms formerly occupied by
R, C. Noleman, First Nal'l Dank blk
'Phone 180. ALLIANCE, NEB.
Attorney at Law,
LAW AND lanj attorneys.
Long experience in state and federal
courts and as Register and Receiver U, B.
Land Office js a guarantee for prompt and
efficient service,
Office la J.mid Office HuitdlnR.
Drs. Coppernoll & Petersen
-, osteopathic physicians
(9uccc0rii to Drs. I'rty ft IJalfe)
Over Norton's Store
Office Phone 43, Residence 20
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
"Scientific Refraction
II O M 15 O I A T 111 C
Formerly Interne Homeopathic Hos
pital UnlverMty of Iowa.
Phone C$1. Office over Allltince Shoe Btort
Residence Phone !3I.
(Successor to Dr. J. E. Moore)
Office hours U-I2a, m. 2-4 p.m. 7:S0-9 p, m.
Office Phono 62
Res. Phone, 85
Pliyslclnn and Surgeon
Phone 300
Calls answered promptly day and night fron
pffllce. Offlcesi-Altlnnce National Bans
Uulldlnc OTor tuq Post Ofllco.
Special Attention
Paid to Eye Work
Drs. Bowman & Weber
First National Bank Bldg. RoomB 4.5.6
Office hours, 10 to 12 a. nj,,
1:30 to 4, 7 to 8 p. m.
Office Phone G5 Res. Phone 16 & 184
Dr. H. R. Belville
All first'dass up-to-date work done in
(most careful manner
Opera House Block
Alliance, Nebr.
Undertaker and Embalmer
funeral Directors and Embalmers
Repair Work
Sewing Machines and
Have secured the services of a prac
tical mechanic and can guarantee all
work done by him. Don't trust your
work to travelling repair hien. This
roan will be here permanently. Re
pairs and parts furnished for all ma
chines. Phone 139. Geo. D. Darling.
W. C. T. U. Notes
Excerpts from National President, Mrs.
Stevens' address at National coventlon;
"The high license' idea was born io Ne
braska and in Nebraska the utter fallacy
of such a law as a temperance measure has
been proved.
"A brief review of Nebraska's temper
ance gains includes the 'daylight saloon
bill' lately enacted, a measure regarded by
the temperance people as a little better
than nothing, and by the liquor men as a
great hardship, inasmuch as they can sell
only thirteen hours out of twenty-four
namely, from 7 am. to 8 p.m. There are
twenty-six counties in Nebraska where
strong drink cannot be sold at any hour on
buy day, and twenty-five of these counties
have been won for prohibition during the
last two years. Forty-eight of the county
seats in Nebraska have outlawed the sa
loon, and the state capital city of Lincoln,
now more worthy of its honored name,
stands grandly among the thirteen other
state capitals which have voted out the sa
loon, "Nebraska comrades, we have come to
help you in your holy warfare, which war
fare is our own.
"Considering that about fifteen million
people now live in states which have out
lawed the sale and manufacture of strong
drink, and upwards of thirty million more
live in saloonless territory, constituting
more than half of the population of the
country, we certainly cannot be called
visipnary or unreasonable if we declare
that we now clearly behold the breaking
of the morning light of national prohibi
"The influence of the V. C. T, 0. has
been felt and recognized this year more
strongly than ever before, Ex-Ambassador
Choate, returning from n visit tp the
south, publicly stated that he had become
convinced that woman's persistent, influ
ential work was the most potent factor in
securing prohibition in the south. A close
student of this reform, writing from Texas,
says, 'Every county in which an election
has been called nnd in which the V. C, T.
U, has no organization has gone wet.' A
politician, speaking of the elfort of resub
mission in a certain prohibition state,
said, 'Resubmission will never come as
long as the Woman's Christian Temper-
Union lives and opposes it.' " The Union
"Sure Thing" Gambling
The following editorial appeared in the
Omaha Daily News soon after the raid on
the Windsor hotel gambling den by the
"If any one who reads this is ever
tempted to 'buck the tiger' in any profes
sional gambling house in this city, we ad
vise him to study the picture printed
Tuesday in this paper, showing the gambl
ing devices that were confiscated in a raid
on the Windsor hotel joint.
"In that picture is shown a roulette
wheel with an attachment by which the
operator can stop the wheel wherever he
pleases, enabling him to let the player win
or. lose as he chooses.
"Gambling on this device is not a game
of chance. It is a 'sure thing' game all
in the operator's favor. The player has
no show at all, He may be allowed to
win, but only to induce him to come again
with more money to lose.
"A faro outfit, also confiscated, is fixed
in such a way that the player is at the
mercy of the operator, too, having no
chance whatever to win,, unless the opera
tor is willing,
"Every professional gambling house is
equipped with exactly this same kind of
'fixed' apparatus.
"The purpose of this little editorial ex
pression is not to try to analyze the un
questionably strong reasons which impel
our police authorities to allow these rob
bing games to run.
"We only intend to call the attention to
the fact that the outsider has no chance in
any professional gambling games that may
be run in Omaha."
Time at the North Pole
At the north pole time is nothing,
and if one were residing at the north
pole it would be unnecessary to wind
one's watch. You are always at 12
o'clock and can't walk out of the hotel
without walking south. All times of
day meet at the pole, as the meeting
place oi all the meridians. A man sit
ting with the iuvisible mathematical
point right under him would be in all
24 hours at once. Or a 24. hour watch
placed on the pole could he made to
point to the correct time in every part
of the world. There used to be some,
thing of an approximation to this in the
extreme north of Norway, where the
degrees of longitude squeeze in, until
recent days. Captains of Norwegian
coasting schooners will tell you how
inconvenieut it was to change between
the time of Holland at Bergen and
that of Crete at the North Cape, while
correct local time was maintained.
General Norwegian time became indis
pensible. London Chronicle.
Tribute Paid to Memory
of Governor Johnson
From Omaha Dally nee:
Tribute to the memory of John A.
Johuson, late democratic governor 0
Minnesota, wae paid by President Taft,
Governor Hughes of this state, bv
Charles A. Towne, former United
States senator from Minnesota, and
others at a memorial meeting held Sun
day at the Broadwater tabernacle here
under the auspices of the American
Scandinavian society.
Governor Hughes was the principal
speaker. Mr. Taft's tribute came in
the form of n letter, regretting his ina
bility to attend. Mr. Towne, an inti
mate friend of the late governor, eu
logized him as a man and statesman,
"who was destined to become the candi
date of one of the great parties for the
highest office in the gift of the people
of America,"
President Taft's letter said in part:
"I knew Governor Johnson, valued
him highly as a friend and regarded
his promotion to the governorship of a
great state and to national prominence
as a statesman and citizen as one of
the best evidences of the equality of
opportunity that we have in this coun
try, and of the fact that high character,
earnest endeavor and great ability and
intelligence will enable a man to raise
himself from the humblest position in
society to a leader among us."
Clippings from Our Exchanges
L. I. Fowle was transacting business
Alliance last week. Mitchell Index.
Ted Westover came down.from the Ex
tension Tuesday and went back Wednes
day. Rushville Recorder.
Mrs. Fred G. Leavitt of Alliance spent
several days this week with Mr. and Mrs.
George Leavitt. Gering Courier.
Mrs. W. W. Wood and daughter, Wil
ma, came up from Alliance Monday even
ing to spend Thanksgiving visiting friends.
Mr. Wood is spending his vacation in the
south. Rushville Recorder, '
J. W. Guthrie, of the insurance firm of
Gray & Guthrie of Alliance, is spending
the week here, combining business with
pleasure. He will remain for the Thanks
giving ball at Ardmore, Ardmore Ameri
can. Chester Lawyer, the young man for
whom his father advertised a reward for
information as to his whereabouts last
week, returned home Monday, having
been working for a few days at Pratt, and
then going to Alliance, from which place
he returned home. Courier.
Lincoln, Nov, 19 William Jennings
Bryan has spoken on the saloon question.
In a 400 word editorial he declares that
the body politic has a right to protect it
self from the demoralization which the sa
loon works. Mr. Bryan's position is thus
defined in his paper under the caption,
"Personal Liberty." Grand Island Inde
pendent. D. A. Vaughn and wife of Allianc."
father and mother of Guy Vaughn of this
city, arrived Tuesday evening to spend the
holidays here. David Hess and
wife departed Tuesday morning for Hem
ingford, where they will attend the wed
ding of one of their grandchildren. This
is their first grandchild to be married.
Chadron Chronicle.
E. H. Farmer returned last Monday
from Topeka, Kans., where he succeeded
in securing a settlement for the rive car
loads of potatoes which he consigned to a
commission house there some weeks ago.
The reasoning power of a Nebraska real
estate man is the only weapon which can
penetrate the rhinoceros hide of a Kansas
commission house. Bridgeport Blade.
"A message from Alliance under date of
November 22 says: Mrs. Rollo Spriggins,
aged twenty-three, and son, Earl, five,
were today smothered to death by smoke
from a fire in a grocery store under their
apartments. Spriggins reached bis home
just as his wife and son were carried from
the building and was overcome. The fire
damage was small" Bridgeport News
Blade. Go away from home to learn the
news. The above item will certainly be
news to Alliance people, who knew noth
ing of the matter mentioned.
Beware of the barb wire fence fiend,
who puts the lightning rod shark in the
rear. He proposes to the farmer to
put up au eight wire fence at eight
ceuts per foot. This seems so cheap
the farmer usually signs the contract,
and when the bill comes in, which it
is sure to do, the deluded farmer finds
he has agreed to pay eight cents per
foot for each wire. When the scheme
works he has to surrender his farm in
part payment and give his note for the
balance. Hence we say, beware. Ex
press. One of the best basketball games of the
season was played at the'Chautauqua audi
torium last Friday evening. A double
header game was played, the first between
the Bridgeport high school girls and the
Scottsbluff high school girls. This game
was hotly contested for Bridgeport had
beaten us in their home game by 8 to 21.
This game, however, we won by 24 to 23.
Following this game came the Bridgeport
high school boys against our high school
team. These teams belong to the western
league and were working for the pennant.
All the life and energy possible was put
into the game and Scottsbluff won 54 to
23. Scottsbluff people showed their inter
est in athletics by filling all space in the
auditorium. C. A. Barker, of the
firm of Boyd & Barker of Alliance, was
transacting business in our city Wednes
day, Scottsbluff Republican,
Just Received at J. P. Colburn's
Nice Line of Ladies' and Misses'
Up-to-Date Coats
On which we are making a special sale and offering at Remarkably
Low Prices, considering quality
Outing Flannels
i2jc grade selling at nc
10c grade selling at 9c
Hemingford Happenings.
John Gromet was a passenger toAlliance
Henry Beihl autoed up from Alliance
Friday afternoon.
The restaurant and lunch room began
business last week.
Fred Melick went to Alliance Thursday
on 441 returning Friday.
John Hughes left Wednesday on 43 for
a visit to his old home. '
Mrs. John Kinsley returned Thursday
from a hospital in Omaha.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. .Wm. Johnson a
nine pound son, Nov. 24th.
Mrs. W. Hollinrake's sister from O'Neill
came Thursday for a visit.
Ethel Campbell, who went to Marsland
Saturday, returned Monday,
Isaac Rockey, who was taken suddenly
ill Thursday, is much improved.
Chester Wright and sister went to Chad
ron the first of the week on a visit.
A horse fell on Earl Rockey Sunday,
hurting his leg and hip. He is improving
Anna Fiedler, who visited with friends
Thanksgiving, returned to Alliance Satur
urday. Wm. Fosket went to Chadron to visit
his daughter, Mrs. Frank Olds, returning
Miss Lydia Herncall came up from
Hecla, Nebr., to visit with Mrs. C. A.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rishell a
ten pound boy, Nov. 29. All concerned
doing well.
Mrs. Bressee and daughter, Marjorie,
came Sunday to visit with Dr. Little's and
Miss Gertie.
Lloyd Copeland returned Tuesday on
43 from his visit to the southeastern part
of the state.
Mrs. Chas. Logan from Hyannis came
last week for an extended visit with Mrs.
J. T. Carey.
Mrs. H. H. Pierce and Mrs. B. E.
Johnson were passengers to Alliance
Tuesday on 44.
Mr. and Mrs. W, A. Randall and daugh
ter left Monday for..a visit to the eastern
part of the state,
Mr. Partridge came here from Vermont
to visit with Frank Green's. He received
a telegram to go on to Montana as bis
brother was dead.
Mrs. Dr. McEnen and sister, Mary
Moore, came Monday from Salsbury, Mo.,
to join Dr. McEnen.
Mrs. Elder and daughters, who have
spent several weeks visitiog with the for
mer's sister, Mrs. Donavan, returned
from Pringle, S. D., Sunday,
Patrick Kinsley, while rounding up
some cattle, fell and sprained his ankle
quite badly Saturday afternoon.
Miss Nellie Carier, who came up from
Bayard to spend Thanksgiving with her
parents, returned Saturday on 44.
Eugene Kendrick returned from
Michigan Tuesday.
V S, Andrus is unloading a car of
posts for True Miller this week.
Miss Josephine., Kendrick went to
Crawford Friday, ((returning Saturday.
Will Ketchum came down from
Crawford Sunday and is a guest at the
E. T. Gregg home.
School will be dismissed Wednesday
for Thanksgiving. Miss Nation will
spend Thanksgiving at her home in Al
liance Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Bellamy an1
family will leave the first of the week
for Alliance. They have lived in
Marsland the past four years and the
host of friends which they have earned
very much regret their departure and
feel sure that Alliance will appreciate
the gain in having them among their
The school board has provided the
school with a large mirror, a wash pan
and comb, for which we are very
We regret very much that this is the
last week the Bellamy children will bo
witli us in school and we will miss
them very nnjeh.
Again the storm prevented the usual
services Sunday. Next Sunday is reg
ular preaching day and we hope to see
the church filled.
H. Kendrick went to Crawford Sat
urday. Lyman Cheeney, Mrs. Ken
drick's brother, came down with him
Sunday and returned Tuesday.
Mrs. E. T. Gregg went to Lincoln
Wednesday and returned Saturday.
She was accompanied home by a young
lady, who will teach music here.
G. R. Hunter and wife of Andrews,
Nebr., have been stopping at the Bourcke
hotel for the past week. Mr. Hunter is
representing the Des Moines Life Insur
ance Co.
The pupils have studied and prac
ticed earnestly for the program this
evening and we hope everyone will
come out and enjoy the program and
(Too late for last week)
Jim Tollman shipped a car of cattle to
Omaha today.
Highest market price paid for butter
and eggs at Miller & Mathews.
-ThcLadies' Aid Society is very busy
tying comforters these cold days.
.-The McGogy-Poole Trading Co. just re
ceived a car of fine Colorado coal.
Earl Nation and wife are the proud
parents of a boy, born Monday, Nov. 29.
W. S. Andrus is digging the basement
for the addition to Miller & Mathew's
Word reaches us that "Cbet" Alden was
married at his home in Aurora Thanksgiv
ing. Congratulations.
Octave Harris, J. M. Woody, S. M.
Trussel and Dan Castor shipped five cars
of cattle to Omaha Sunday.
Arthur Wier came in from his home
stead Saturday and spent the night and
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Wooten.
J, M. Tollman is improving his town
property by building a fence and barn.
Dan Castor and family will occupy the
Eugene Kendrick recently arrived from
Cadillac, Mich., where he has been the
past four weeks. He shipped two cars of
horses to market.
A. E. Clark of the Hemingford Journal
was busy in our town Friday and Satur-
The Old Reliable
Hardware, Harness and Implement
In order to make room for new goods will make special
prices on
Buggies, Spring and Farm Wagons
Agent for the well known Deering Hay Tools and Harvesters and J. I.
Case Threshing Machines.
In HARNESS My motto: "How Good; Not, How Cheap."
them happiness and prosperity.
H. Kendrick's new home is rapidly
nearing completion and he expects to oc
cupy it within two weeks. This is another
of Marsland's fine new homes.
Burt Furman, our popular ban ker, spent
Thanksgiving in his new home. It is the
finest home in Marsland, being equipped
with hot air heating and water system.
Mr. Richey has moved into his fine,
large kitchen, thereby enjoying a larger
dining room as the partition between the
old kitchen and dining room was taken
out. j
Lee Woody has taken the contract to
finish the dwelling of Mr. Palmer. The
Kendrick "sisters intend building-a large
store building on the lots adjoining and
put in a large stock of dry goods.
Curly Notes
Jess Chandler went to Scottsbluff last
Robert Galbraith went to Marsland
D. E. Wallage made a trip to Marsland
last week after coal.
J. A. Wood and family visited A. E.
Hamis and family Sunday.
A. E-. Hann came up from Scottsbluff
Saturday, returning Sunday.
C. J. Ward, who has been on the sick
list for the past week, is now recovering.
The Curly Sunday-school is preparing
to celebrate Christmas in the good old
fashioned way.
Did Not Leave Insurance
Solicitor "Here's the check for the
residue of your uncle's personal estate,
less the legal expenses. I am sorry
that these have been so heavy."
Client "Thanks, so much. Er
by the way, I suppose it was my uncle
who died, and not yours?" Punch.
An old colored woman, arrayed in a
rusty black dress and gorgeous purple
"picture" hat, over which was a black
crepe veil, apppeared at the court
house of a Carolina town not long ago,
says Success Magazine.
"Am yo' de judge ob reprobate, sah ?"
she asked, cautiously opening a crack
of the office door.
"Yes, I am the judge of probate,
aunty; what can I do for you?" was
the smiling reply.
"Yassah! T'hanky, sah! I'se heah
'cause mah ol' man died detested an'
lef fo' iP infidels, an' ah wanter be
'pinted to be dere executioner, ef yo'
please, sah!"
FREE, to Boys and Girls, Flexible
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a little pleasant work. Some have in
a few hours. Be the first in your
town. Write today, stating your age.
A postal card will do. W. I. Davis,
155 East 24th St., New York City.