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About The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 2, 1909)
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ant thoughts are Hanan Shoes for Men, $6.00
ALLIANCE SHOE STORE
RAILWAY NOTES AND PERSONALS. 1
H. Leachel is a new employe in (he en
Fireman C. B. Wiltey is .suffering from
a severely sprained shoulder.
Supt. J. C. Blrdsell, Mrs. Birdsell and
Miss Arleino came in on No. 44 Saturday
Fireman James Hitler is suffering from
a severe burn and will be unable to work
for some time.
Fireman Martin is suffering from a se
verely sprained shoulder. He will be on
trie relief for some time.
Brakeman Richardson is another who is
now wearing a conductor's' badge and so
far has been very successful.
Fireman C. VV, DoWatl has taken a ten
days' lay oft to go to Council Bluffs and
move his family to Alliance.
Brakeman E. A. Talbot has resigned
from the service and left town without
paying either board or room rent.
Mr. Robert Monfort until recently a
clerk in the Alliance Grocery, is now hold
ing a position in theC. B, & Q. storehouse.
Special Agent E. J. Wilson was a pas
senger on No. 43 Tuesday. He had busi
ness in Edgemont and other points cast.
Conductor Walters, formerly of the
highllne, roturned' to that division. Con
ductor Brindley took his place here on the
Owing to a landslide on the Great
Northern both Nos. 42 and4 were from
six to ten hours late all the latter part of
Charley Anspaugh, who is well remem
bered among the railroad men, is again in
, the service. Formerly he was a brakeman
now be is shoveling coal with hopes of be
ing an engineer before long.
Brakeman Hirxcnbottle was promoted
to the rank of Conductor on November 26,
Brakemen Hirzenbottle's record as a
brakeman was such that there is no doubt
of his record as a conductor,
Burt Hutchison, formerly yardmaster
t here, now a prosperous rnnchman near
Angora, was in Alliance Nov. 27 and 28.
Mr. Hutchison tells us 'that himself and
wife are very well pleased with ranch
, Bazll Van Court, who for the past two
years has been a clerk in the freight house
here, sends regards to all his friends from
Ogden. He has a eood clerical position
there and expects to make that city his
Something a little unusual occured Sat
urday morning. Engineer Sam Burchell
was calledj'.for an extra west and his
brother TomBurchell was called to fire
for him. Needless to add that they made a
fine run to Edgemont.
I'Ved Campbeli, who has been acting as
yardmaster in Edgemont, has been trans
ferred to Alliance and will bo a freight con
ductor. Hisfamiiy are visiting in the
east but will come here as soon as Mr.
Campbell can secure a house.
Robert Evans, one of the worthy brake
men, was presented with a new badge
marked Conductor and a brand-new punch
on Nov. 27. We heard, but cannot vouch
for the story, that Bob ruined a new Stet:
The New Lumber Yard
Is Now Doing Business
Did You Get
PRAIRIE LUMBER CO.
Some people think with
their feet most people
tliiflk with their hcnd. How
do you think?
Wo know what yon think
if your shoes hurt No
matter .how you think, nor
whnt you think, you'll think
bettor and pic as an tor
thoughts if your shoes feel
The shoes that will cause
your mind to run to pleas
son hat practicing with that new punch.
Conductor Evans took his first train out
Sunday morning. Success to you, Bob.
Mr, and Mrs. Clarence Crisman and son
Ralph are visiting friends and relatives in
Alliance. Clarence spent several years
here as brakeman and conductor. He is
now extra conductor for the M. P.. run
ning between Auburn and Omaha, with
i.f- 1 ..1
ma iiuiiic m nuuuiu.
Effective at it a, m. on Nov. 27, Con
ductor C, D. Reed is promoted to Assist
ant Trainmaster. Charley has worked up
from the ranks on the Alliance division,
first brakeman for only eighteen months,
then conductor and now assistant train
master. He hai hosts of friends among
the railroad men here who are pleased
over his well deserved promotion.
Conductor J. S, Ward had a narrow es
cape Sunday morning. While pulling out
of the west switch on No. 45 his train
broke in two.then ran together again. Jack
was standing in the way-car and was
knocked down, striking his head on the
stove and rendered unconscious for some
time. Ho was brought back to town and
is rapidly recovering. Conductor Bur
right was called and took the train out.
On Friday morning two D4 engines
that wero pulling freight No. 203 went on
the ground right in the mouth of No. 3
tunnel between Mystic and Rockford, ef
fectively blocking the mouth of the tun
nel and piling up ten freight cars behind
them. The wrecker from Alliance in
charge of Supt. J. C. Birdsell and Con
ductor Edd Brindley arrived in a few
hours. The wrecker picked up one car
after another and dropped them into the
canyon along the edge of which the track
is built. Conductor Walters had charge
of No. 203.
Mrs. Daa Fitzpatrick, Miss Agnes
Rowland and cousin, Mrs. John Rowl
and, of Ottumwa, 'Iowa spent last
Monday in Hot bprings. ,
Traveling men will soon be permitted to
ride freight trains, as of yore, and their
kick to the railway commission will bear
fruit before the formal hearing, which has
been set for December n. General Solic
itor J, E. Kelby of the Burlington was at
Lincoln today in the matter of the com
plaint and whep the board set the hearing
for the December date, he said before that
time the Burlington would put back the
old rule and the commercial men might
ride freights before if they desired The
recent rule of the road prohibiting passen
ger traffic on some of the freights caused a
big protest from the drummers, who were
often compelled to make their towns on
these trains and otherwise would be put
to great delay and much extra expense.
They recently sent to the commission a
formal petition and. embodied in their
complaint an offer to pay $5 a year extra
to the railroad for the privilege of riding
on the desired trains. Now, according to
Mr, Kelby, this will be unnecessary and
if the road does as he says, the protest
will be dropped, for by the time of the
hearing there will be no cause for further
objection. The Illinois Central
has landed its two free baggage cars in
Omaha, laden with exhibits for the Na
tional Corn exposition. They were loaded
to the limit and came from as far south as
Centralia, III., picking up exhibits en
route. Omaha Bee.
Well, how'd your turkey taBte ?
Thanksgiving over, now for rt merry
Broken Bow is now contemplating a
sewerage system. '
R. W. Birney, of Norton's,' is ill,
though not seriously.
Mrs. Eugene Hall cntertnined friends
The N. P. V. chautauqua has dates
for igio, July 22 to 31.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Godfrey re
turned from Denver Sunday.
Mrs. C. E. Howard has been severe
ly ill but is now convalescent.
C. H. McLaughlin came in from
Denver Wednesday morning.
The Misses Fiedler spent Thanks
giving with friends at Hemingford.
A baby boy arrived at the home of
Mr. and Mrs, W. L. Trueblood yester
C. B, Johnston is one of quite a
number of recent new subscribers to
k Miss Baker of the Newberry Hard'
ware store and brother are moving into
Mrs, Kelly's house.
Mrs H. E. Marvin has been on the
sick list, but we nre pleased to learn
that she is convalescing.
M, M. Smith of Hyannis, in the em
ploy of the 0. B. & Q., was in Alliance
last Saturday between Nos, 41 and 44.
W, C. English went to Scottsbluff
yesterday and will spend the balance
of the week till Saturday in the N. P,
There are strong reports that our
sister town, Hyannis, is to have a new
depot, work to be commenced on same
The address of Mrs, Ella Haynes,
well known as the Cattle Queen" 0f
Box Butte county, is now 205 Chestnut
street, Dallas, Tex.
Editor Cooper of the Rushville Stand
ard has recently returned from an
Omaha hospital, where he underwent
a surgical operation. '
M. C. Gayhart of Montrose, former
treasurer of Sioux county, was in
Allinuce last Saturday, returning to
his home on Sunday.
P. H. Dillon returned Sunday morn
ing from Manilla, Iowa, where he went
a few weeks ago to attend the funeral
of his sister, Mrs. Hickey.
Miss Alta Nelson of Allerton Iowa, a
niece of Mrs. S. A. Smith of this city,
has accepted the position of bookkeeper
with the Alliance Grocery.
John ("Jack") McLernon of Sidney,
brother of Mrs. L. W. Bolte, visited
in Alliance Sunday, the guest of his
sister and brother-in-law.
The Swastika club has engaged the
Phelan opera house for a ball Christ
mas night. The A. L. Joy orchestra
has been engaged for the occasion.
J. D. Bell and M. F. Bailey of Bing
ham, Neb., attended the Eagles' blow
out at Alliance last Friday night and
on Saturday favored The Herald with
jlMiss Katherine Lewis, a teacher in
tne- Scottsbluff public school, spent
Thanksgiving with her friends, Miss
Edith Snodgrass and Miss Ruby Ash
more. Theodore Johnson, of Hemingford,
wishing to get all the news possible of
Box Butte county and the west orders
his name placed on The Herald sub
Mrs. W. C. English gave a dinner
party to a few of her friends last Sun
day. The guests were Mr. and Mrs.
L. W. Bolte, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Wjker
and Mr. C. L. Drake.
Father Fehily arrived last week
from Omaha and participated in the
Sunday .services at Holy Rosary
church, where he will assist Father
Members of St. Agnes court, Daugh
ters of Isabella, attended mass and re
ceived the Blessed Sacrament at Holy
Rosary church this morning, in behalf
of the deceased members of that so
ciety. M. O. New has been spending the
week on the Guernsey line, wholesaling
flour. He will return tomorrow aud be
here for his horse sale Saturday. Will
Elirman has charge of Mr. New's store
duting his absence.
H. M. Corner of Walville, Maine is
visiting his sister, Mrs. R. J, Lawrence.
Mr, Corner will probably contiuue his
trip westward until the continent is
crossed, as he wishes to visit the coast
ere he returns to Maine
Consult the advertising columns of
The Herald for information' as to the
best places to buy holiday and other
seasonable goods. Special advertise
niejits are beginning to come in, aud
I bv the time of the next issue we w
have them galore.
of Kid Gloves
ALL COLOHS AND SIZES
They are Good Value but Carry
no Return Guurantce
The name of Theodore Johnson was
recently added to The Herald's Hem
ford list of subscribers.
Mrs. Fred Woods and children left
Tuesday noon for Crawford, where
Engineer Woods has been stationed
for some time. They will make that
city their home for the present, but we
hope to see them return to Alliance.
The first basketball games of the
season will be played at the high school
gymnasium Friday evening. This will
be a double header, the boys' team
from Scottsbluff and the girls' team
from Bridgeport being the visiting
The Famous still continues" its five
dollar prizes to the fortunate holder of
the ticket that bears the number near
est the time the clock stops. Mrs. U.
N. Hoskins was the prize winner Sat
urday, the 20th, and Mr. Shipherd,
west of town, last Saturday.
The firm of Gray & Guthrie has so
much out side businesslhat one of them
is away from Alliance a good part of
the time. Last Saturday J . B. Gray
returned from a business trip to Valen
tine and J. W. Guthrie left Sunday
for Ardmore, S. D., to be gone several
Matron Riley of the Alliance hospital
informs us that they are taking advan
tage of a lull in business to do cleaning
and repairing which is almost impossi
ble when there is an influx of patients.
It is expected to have everything in
shipshape when the workmen are
C. C. Smith and daughter,
Beulah, returned Monday from Omaha
where the latter was taken for medical
examination the previous week. Dr.
Allison, who was consulted, thinks
Miss Beulah will be able to take up
her work in the high school in about
Mrs. Eliza Morgan of Oskaloosa,
Iowa is visiting her parents, Mr- and
Mrs. J. B. Denton. We trust she will
find the climate and surroundings in'
western Nebraska agreeable to her as
she has been in poor health for some
time. She visited in Omaha and Lin
The Crystal has recently made some
extra improvements, having put in new
curtains and improved the lighting
facilities. The proprietors are receiving
good patronage and seem determined
to givti their patrons an entertainment
that will insure constant increase in
John Boyle, a prominent ranchman
of the Spade neighborhood, spent
Thanksgiving in Alliance. While here
he handed a representative of The
Herald the price of a year's subscrip
tion and ordered his name placed on
our libt, which kind of orders we are
always glad to obey.
The Alliance Creamery continues to
increase the price paid for cream, as
will be seen by reference to the local
ad in another part of the paper.
Thirty cents a pound for butterfat,
with land as cheap as it is yet in this
country, ought to give a fair margin of
profit to the dairyman.
Philip Nohe, Jr., who removed from
Alliance to Des Moines, Iowa last
spring, is an energetic and industrious
young man as is shown by his acting
as physical director in the Des Moines
V. MVC. A. evenings and devoting his
time by day to sign painting, at which
occupation he has exceptional ability.
Special services were held in the
Baptist church the first three nights of
this week, Pastor Huston being his
own evangelist. There was a good at
tendance at each service, and much
interest was' manifested, especially
among the children. No more services
will be held this week, but may be
continued next. Watch for announce-,
LaBt week we fhould have mentioned'
Jas. Fcaglns as one of the last excur
sion from here to Blackfoot, Idaho.
"Jim" is highly pleased with the Snake
river valley, as are all others, so far as
we have been able to learn, who have
recently made a visit to that country
Sheriff-elect A. D. New was over
from Sheridan county last week. He
will cry the horse sale for his son, M.
0-, on Saturday of this week.
T. R. Kennedy having disposed of
his barber shop here has decided to lo
cate in Los Angeles, where he will run
a shop. We wish him success, which
we anticipate he will have.
This week we are opening a depart
ment of real estate transfers, which
will hereafter be published weekly.
The copy for the same being furnished
by A. F. Baldridge, bonded abstracter
of titles, may be depended upon as be
ing complete and correct.
Wm. J. Fuller, formerly with the
Union Mercantile company of Chey
enne, has accepted the position of head
clerk with the Alliance Grocery Co.,
beginning his service there the dav
following Thanksgiving. He is a jolly
good fellow, and no doubt will soon
make many friends here.
F. R. Allen, proprietor of the Check
ered Front Livery barn. haB recently
added a touch to the city's metropoli
tan appearance by getting out his 'bus,
dusting it up, and sending a man with
it to meet the Burlington trains as they
arrive, conveying passengers to any
part of the city for so much per convey.
The relatives of Freddie Funk, the
boy violinist, who spent the past sum
mer in Alliance, have received word
from him that he expects to accompany
a noted singer to Kansas City, where
he will receive a salary away up
there. Fred is a boy of pleasant man
ners as well as an able musician and
will make many friends wherever he
C. B. Johnston, Smith & Wilson's
foreman, received an injury Saturday
which might have proved serious.
While feeding one of the horses it
struck him on the head, rendering him
unconscious for quite awhile. Mr.
Johnston has handled horses for a
great many years and it may be said that
he is an expert horseman, and this is
the first time that he has ever received
an injury from a horse.
The opening of the Model Candy
Kitchen, advertised in The Herald last
week, did not take place on Saturday
as intended, owing to a failure of the
fixtures for the sales room to arrive on
time. Everything is now on hand, ex
cept the counter, a large supply of
choice candy and confections has been
made, and as saon as the counter
comes the opening will be made and
S. K- Warrick is attending to busi
ness at the state metropolis this week.
J. N. Sturgeon changes his residence
from Alliance to Summerfield, Kans.
He loaded a car the first of the week,
his brother-in-law, Ernest Young, go
ing through with it, and Mr. Sturgeon
and family going on the passenger
train. We regret to lose them from
our city, but wish them a pleasant
home in their new location.
A. L. Joy, proprietor of the east side
pool and billiard parlors, came to Alii
ance about a month ago from Grand
Island and his family, consisting of
wife and four daughters, came about
two weeks since. This is quite a mus
ical family, Mr. Joy being a proficient
musician, one daughter is a fine violin
ist and another plays the cello. They
are made doubly welcome to Alliance
on account of their musical talent.
Charley Huss has decided not to go
to Edgemont, as he thought of doing
when he sold his cafe to Ed Becker.
He has ordered machinery for a "rough
dry" laundry, that is, a laundry to do
family washings, which will begin oper
ating as soon as the machinery arrives.
The Alliance Laundry gives excellent
satisfaction in their line of wcrk, both
at home and with their outside trade
which is large, but owing to the diffi
culty in securing women help for home
washing we think Mr- Huss will find
this a good place for his line of laundry
The wireless telegraph fever is
spreading rapidly in Alliance, the latest
victims being Lyle Berry and Charley
Parker. They have their aerials in
place and will exercise their ingenuity
and knowledge of electricity by making
their own instruments. We understand
Richard Young shows strong symptoms
of the disease, (wireless telegraphy)
and it is feared George Shreve is also
infected with it. There is no known
remedy, Simply let it run its course.
The treat Strike of Kwitrhmpn nnw nn
has not been joined by he switchmen
nere nut anects the tain service to
some extent on account of through
freight being held. While a nunber of
crews are laid off. it is expected that
regular traffic will Le resumed soon.
O 3ST -A. X.. X-i
1. Saruck CushionCovers
2. Dalmatian Em
3. Embroidered Burlap
Table Covers with fringe
4. Trueline Embroid
ered Cushion Covers
5. Hand Embroidered
Cushion Covers on
6. Coronation Cord
7. Mexican Hand-Drawn
Centerpieces and Scarfs
9. Repousse Centerpieces
10.. Scalloped Edge Linen
Centerpieces and Doilies
12. Hemstitched Linen
Doilies, Dresser and
13. Japenese Hand
Doilies and Scarfs
14. Imported Hand
Made Cluny Lace Doil
ies, Centerpieces, Scarfs
1 5. Hand-Made Renais
sance Lace Covers
16. Irish Lace Doilies
1 7. Embroidered
18. Imitation Cluny Lace
Doilies and Centerpieces
19. Muscabad Stamped
20. Stamped Coronation
Cord Centerpieces on
21. Arts and Crafts
Cushion Covers Stamped
22.' Oblong Adobe
23. Adobe Centerpieces
and Table Covers
24. Egyptian Tinted
25. Wallachian Cushion
26. Wallachian Table
Covers and Centerpieces
27. Tinted Sofa
28. Stamped Linen for
29. Laundry and
30. Adobe Work Bags
31. Stamped Linen
for Silk Embroidery
32. Individual Towels
33 Figured Linen
Huck Towels Stamped
34. Ideal' Nun's Pearl
Lustre, white or colors
35. Brainerd & Arm
strong Embroidery Silk
36. D, M. C. Cotton,
37. Gold Threads
38. Battenberg Braids,
Patterns, Rings, Thread
Centers and Lace
OPERA HOUSE BLOCK
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