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About The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 6, 1910)
THREE Jlffi KILLED
Fast Rock Island Train Wrecked
Near Trenton, Mo.
FIRE STARTS AMONG DEBRIS,
Forty-throe Persona Injured, Three ol
Them Seriously Scores Rescued
After Flames Had Scorched Their
Clothing Disaster Thought to Hav
Been Caused by Spreading Ralls.
8evcrol Iowa People Injured.
Trenton Mo., Jan. 1. Thrco people,
two of whom nre women, were killed
and at least forty-threo Injured, three
seriously, when the Hock Islnhd pub
scnger No. 3, the California limited
was wrecked two miles south of hero
The known dead: O. l. Llulngor,
fireman, of Trenton; Mrs. Gertrude
Barnes of Armourdalc, Kan., and an
Tho following Iowans were injured:
Dr. Fannlo Schaffcr of Centervlllo,
bruised; J. Zorlng of Davenport, leg
broken and liead injured, serjous;
Charles Nancy Hamcrsley of I-etts,
bead badly injured; Mrs. Mary Good
her of What Cheer, back and hear)
hurt; Isaac Dean of "What Cheer, bacli
badly sprained; E. A. Peacock of Kco
sauqiia, back sprained; W. S. Winson
of Ottumwa, sprained and brulsca;
P. E. Means of Davenport, mall clerk,
brutBcd; Mrs. Anna Schullonbergvr
of Nichols, back Beveroly sprained.
Due to Spreading Ralls.
Tho causo or tho wreck is thought
to have been caused by spreading
rails. While tho train was running al
a high speed tho engino and tendot
suddenly loft tho track and plungod
over a flvo-foot embankment. Thoy
were quickly followed by two baggage
cars, a mall car, a tourist car and a
Pullman sleeper. Of tho entire train
but n sleoper and an observation car
remained on tho track.
While tho jmsBengors In the wrecked
cars were struggling to escape from
tho debris fire started. Tho cars
burned like tinder. Tho thrco people
who loBt their lives were badly
burned. Scores woro rescued nftor
tho finmes had scorched their cloth
lng or burned their flesh. Many woro
plnlonod undor tho wreckage and
begged ijUoously to bo releasod before
tno ure reached mom
TWO DANK ROBBERS KILLED
Third Member of Gang Wounded by
QuthrJo, Okla., Jan. 1. Two mon
wore shot and killed and one wca
wounded when surprised by the police
while trying to rob a bauk at Harrah,
Okln. The wounded man was cap
tured. J. U. DUlbeck, tho wounded
man, who was brought to Guthrie,
confessed that he and the other men
had tobbed numerous banks and pojt
offices recently. One oi the dead roj
burs was Identified us Frank Qulgg, a
ball player, who has playoa In Otlu
homa and Texas leagues. Tho other
was known ns Prank Cnrnonter.
When ofllcers came upon the rob
bers nt work thero was a 11 vol) o
chango of shots. Tho ofllcerB behliU
covered tho advance nnd none ot
tiium woto hit. Qulgg lull dead In hi
tracks, while Carpenter and D'l.
beck wero lajd low as thoy made a
dash for the outskirts of town, and
were overpowered and disarmed.
The posao was led by Jack Abor
nathey. United States in a rah a I for
Oklahoma. Two members of the band
escaped. Warrants have been Ihsuou
for Pearl Rogers and "Ited" Wilson,
said to have left Oklahoma City for
Harrah before the robbery with tho
three othor men.
CLERGYMAN QUITS CHURCH
Rev. William Hale Withdraws From
Mlddleboro, Mass., Jan. 3. Rev.
William Bayard Halo, formerly rector
of tho Church of Our Saviour, hero
will not again officiate In tho Episco
pal church. Prlends have been in
formed he haB withdrawn from tho
list of clergy and has been formally
deposed from the prleBthood by Bish
op Whlttaker of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Hale, who 1b a writer of note,
was formerly managing editor of the
Public Ledger, Philadelphia,
About a year ago Dr. Hale prepared
a remarkable Interview which he haa
with Emporor William of Germany for
a New York magazine. Upon request
of the German officials the magazine
decided not to publish the Interview.
PRIEST ATTEMPT8 SUICIDE
Rev. Richard C. Grogan Shoots Self
In Head In New York Hotel.
New York, Jan. 3. The Rev. Rich
ard C. Grogan, an elderly Roman Cath
olic priest of West Hartford, Conn.,
attempted suicide by shootln? at the
Grand Union hotel.
Attendants who hurried to hla room
were admitted by Father Grogan,
who, despite a serious bullet wound
near the right temple, calmly ex
plained he had had a "brain dtorm"
and had bought to end his llfo. He
said he could e,Ivo no motive for his
act Fnthor Grogan will recover
New Rock Island Official. '
Denver, Jan. L It was announced
that A. C. Rldgoway, former general
managor of tho Denver and Rio
Grande railway, haa boon appointed
second vice president of the Chicago,
Rock Island and Pacific In charge of
shipment and construction, with head
quarters In Chicago.
WHITE PLAGUE KILLS INDIAfl
Red Men Particularly Susceptible tc
Tuberculosis, Says Report.
Washington, Jan. 3. Tuborculoali
stands nt tho head of tho disease;
which afflict the Indian, says the un
nual report of tho commissioner of In
dlon affairs. Methods aro being cm
ployed by which It Is hoped to ollin
Innto the disease as far as possible.
Three hundred and three govern
nient bcIiooIb were conducted during
the past fiscal year, this being a net
Incrcnso of twenty-two. Almost nl
of tho Christian denominations In tlu
United States liavo missions in the
Indian country, tho roport recltqs
adding that tho Indian office cooper
ates gladly, Impartially nnd with In
creasing effectiveness with each nnd
all. The commissioner says that the
government, in tho person of overj
employee, should co-operate with ro
HglGus denominations in fighting the
dangers which come from proselyting
RAY LAMPHERE IS DEAD
Slayer of Mrs. Gunness and Children
Dies of Tuberculosis.
Laporjc, Ind., Jan. 1. liny Lam
phere, thirty-eight years old, ,slayei
of Mrs. Dello Gunness and her chll
drcn, died of tuberculosis in tho Mich
igan City penitentiary, whoro ho wnt
serving an Indeterminate lorm for ar
son. Lnmphero, on April 28, 1008, sel
flro to tho Gunness hoiryj, near La
porte, and tncjnerntcd tho family. He
had formerly been employed by Mrs
Gunness as a workman on tho farm
Following tho flro tho bodies of sov
ernl iiorsonB who had boon murdered
by Mrs. Gunness woro unearthed In
Iho farm yard. It was shown thai
Lamphorc was probably cognizant ol
somj of Mrs. Gunness' crimes and
that ho was angered at her.
CONFE8SES PART IN ROBBERY
Cashier Admits Aiding in Theft ot
$14,000 at Niagara Falls.
Niagaj-a Falls, Ont., Jan. 3. Cashier
William Dobson confessed to Chlel
Mains lof tho Ontario police that he
and two others planned and executed
the robbery here last November, when
?14000, consigned to 'Toronto banks
was stolen alter nn alleged sonsn
tlonal holdup, In which Cashier Dob
son's head was cut open with a piece
of lead pipe.
Tho two others under arrest are
Purl S. Whistler, an express messou
ger, and' Charles J. Flynn, formorly ol
New York city, who came to the
American falls two years ago and
opened n saloon.
LABOR FIGHTS STEEL TRUST
Sum of $154,000 Wanted for War
Against the Big Corporation.
Washington. Jan. 3. Officers or tho
American Federation of Labor Issued
a call on Its 1,640,000 members to
subscribe to a fund with which to
wage a fight on tho atcel trust. The
call arraigns tho corporation as Inim
ical both to labor and tho country, and
ttB a violator of tho laws. The sum of
-$154,000 Is to bo raised at once.
Tho corporation Is termoijv "a boJd
and danlng violator of tljjrws.'' Fur
ther calls for more money will bo is
Bued as tho fight progresses.
INSANE ASYLUM SCANDAL
intolerable Conditions Said to Exist
In Oklahoma Institution.
Guthrie, Okla., Jan. 1. Intolerable
conditions have been found at tho
state Insane asylum at Fort Supply by
MIbs Kate "Barnard, state commission
er of charities and correction, who
submitted a special report to Govern
or Haskell. Lack of healing facilities
negligence on the pnrt of tho superin
tendent, unsanitary conditions, un
trained nurses and ntendnnts and in
stances of 111 treatment of patients aro
BIG FOUR TRAIN WRECKED
Knickerbocker Limited Crashes
Through Switch at Ansonla, O.
Muncle, Ind., Jan. 3, Big Four
train No. 18, the Knickerbocker Urn
Ited, was wrecked by striking a de
fective switch near Ansonla, O. En
gineer John Myers of Bellefontalne
and a fireman were fatally Injured.
None of the passengers was hurt.
The engine left the track at Dawn,
O., four miles from Ansonla. It
plunged through a freight car to the
station. The mall car was damaged
AFTER TOBACCO TRUST
Attorney General Wlckersham Files
Brief In Supreme Court.
Washington, Jan. l. in a brief of
2G8 pages, Attorney General Wlcker
sham presented to the supreme court
of the United States the case of- the
government in the famous tobacco
trust case, which will be arguod next
week In that court.
The attorney general declares the
court's dissolution order Is too nar
row and asks the supremo court to ex
tend It to take In foreign companies.-
JOHN J. MURPHY DEAD
Well Known Stockman Had for Years
Been In the Employ of Cudahy.
Sioux City, la., Dec. 30. John J.
Murphy, who had been a buyer for
the Cudahy Packing company here for
a number of years, died after a long
Illness. Ho was well known nmong
stockmon all over tho northwest.
Cairo Man Is Murdered.
Cairo, 111., Jan. 3. Hurry Smith, an
Ironworker who came hore recently
from Chicago, was shot and killed by
John Mltcue:!. Roth man lived In tr
saiao 1iob- and the dispute Is
to a'c b-vn over Mltfheil's daughter
Drowning of TvelveThanksgMni
Day Now Known.
Survivors, After Several Weeks' Time,
Reach New York British Vessel
Sinks In Storm Off Delaware Break
water, One Boat Load of Crew Be
ing Picked Up at Sea by Steamer
Korona and Carried to West Indies.
New York, Jan. 3. Such aro the for
tunes of those who go' clown to tho
Bea that twelve men who were lost on
Thanksgiving day of last year, whon
tho British schooner Johanna went
down nbout 150 miles from the Dela
waro breakwater, wero not oven
known to bo missing until tho surviv
ors wero brought to port from St.
Thomas, Danish West Indies, by the
Tho Johanna was bound for the
breakwater from tho Philippines for
oraors," said Captain Nickcrson.
"When she became unseaworthy In
heavy weather, two llfeuoats wero put
out, one with thirteen men aboard,
of which I took command, and the
other with twelve mon. My boat put
out last. From moment to moment
wo saw tho other boat hcavo up
against tho sky lino on tho crest ot
a wave and then presently wo saw
hor no more. I had hoped on reach
ing this port to get some word of hor.
Wo were picked up ourselves by tho
Bchooner E. A. Snbon nndcnrrled to
the West Indies. I hoped tho others
might bo equally fortunate, but since
you toll me nothing has been hoard
of them in all this time thoy must
undoubtedly have been lost."
DANKER TRASK DIES IN WRECK
Noted New York Capitalist Killed in
Collision at Croton.
Now York, Jan. 1. Spencer Trnsk,
the head of a firm of bankers which
for many years acted as fiscal agent
for tho late Queen Victoria, was
stricken to death. In his private com
partment while returning from hla
TrnBk's compartment was al tho
rear of tho last ear. The train halted
near Croton, N. Y and was supposed
ly protected from the rear by tho
block signal system, but It had hardly
come to a rest when a heavy freight
struck It from behind with great force.
Tho rear of Mr. Trask's car was bat
tered in and tho front end of It telo
Bcoped wjth the sleeping car ahead.
Vice President Daly of the Now
York Central said: "The officials of
the railroad aro unable to explain the
accident. The lino was completely
signalled and the trnck at Croton was
practically straight. The nlr was clear."
CRASH IN IRISH CHANNEL
Two Steamers Collide and Dozen Las
cars Are Drowned.
London, Jan. 3. The Brjttsh steam
ers Ayrshire for Durban, and tho Ar
cadia, for Glasgow, collided In a fog
In the Irish channel. The Arcadia
sank In live minutes. All of her crew
scrambled aboard tho Ayrshire, but
twelve Lascars returned to get their
money and wero drowned. Tho Ayr
shire had 200 passengers aboard. Sho
was badly damaged, but tugs succeed
ed in towing her to Holyhead.
FOG CAUSES WRECKS
Heavy Atmosphere Considered Re
sponsible for Collision.
Indianapolis, Jan. 3. A dense fog
which hns hung over Indianapolis and
vicinity Ib believed to have been re
sponsible for several traction wrecks.
Four persons wero probably fatally
Injured In a head-on collision between
two limited intorurban cars on the
Terro Haute, Indianapolis and East
ern road near Greenfield, Ind.
BANKER MORSE OFF TO PEN
Ccnvicted Banker Leaves for Atlanta
to Serve Term.
New York, Jan. 3. Charles' W.
Morse, the foirner banker, left here in
custnay of United States Marshal
Henckel over the Southern railroad
for Atlanta, Ga., to begin serving a
sentence of fifteen years In the fed
eral prison there, on conviction of
violation of the national banking laws.
DAMAGE DONE BY GORGES
Ice Jams In Mississippi Cause Loss
of $50,000 at St. Louis.
Rt. Louis, Jan. 3. Damage estimat
ed at about $30,000 waB done on the
levee In this city when Ice gorges
which have formed In the Mississippi
river broke. The floating Ice swept
away everything In Its path.
AGED MAN SLAYS HIS WIFE
Plttsburger, After Attempting to De
stroy Family, Kills Self.
Pittsburg, Jan. 3. Wlnfleld Gibson,
nged forty-eight years, resident of
Munhall, a suburb, shot and killed his
wife, seriously wounded a son, flred
three shots nt his fleeing daughter and
then killed himself.
Fire Does $1,500,000 Damage.
Aloxnndrln, Egypt, Jan. 3. The eus
toms tobacco stores, containing to
bacco valued at $5,000,000, was gutted
by flro. The loss Is $1,500,000.
Bryan at Colon.
Colon, Jan. 3. William J. Bryan
nrriM I loo on tho stsamar Mngda
hrj i1, tooiv a train for Panama.
RULERS GIVEN AWAY AT
AND PRJNT THEM RIGHT
not in: to oui.niTOKs
In County Court, ultlilli nnd ftir IJox Untie'
County, Nebrnskn. Doc. 131. txn, In tlio nmttcr
oi uipeiuiuooi iMiticyr. miiMm, ticccnspii.
To tho Creditors of Snlil HstntiM
Younrdlrrrbr Nntinel,T!mt I wllloltnttlio
comity court room In Allliuii-e tit wild county
on tho 15 dny of .Inly. Hi0. lit 10 o'clock In tho
forunoon, to reecho nnil cxiiinliif nil rlulms
iiL'nlnlh.ii(l Kht.ito. with n vlow to tliWr ml-
lustmeiit anil allowance Tho Unit) limited i
for tho presunttitloii of cliilms akiilii't said
l.itnto is li months, from tlm 15tn tlay or Dhl.
A. I . 1WU1. unit tho tlmo limited for jmj im nt
of debts Ih duo Year from Btild 13th daj of
Dec . 1W.I.
Witness my hand uml tli S nl of said Coun
ty Court, this lAlh il.iy of Dec , 1!W9.
I. .. Ilfcitnv.
tsFAl.1 Count j Judge.
In County Court, within and for n lltitlo
Count). Ni'Iu-hhUii, Due. 1.1 iron, In the matter
of the estate of Hoyd K Watson deceased.
To tho Creditors of Said Kuliile
You mo lleieuy sillied, Unit 1 will sit at
tho County Court Koom In Allliinrp IiimiIcI
County, on th 15th day of .Inly, mm at ill
o'clock In iho foienoou, to licelve and oxiitu
tnuall rltitnih tiKiilhst mild Kslnti. Willi a Ucvv
to their mlj ist men t and allowance The tune
limited for the ir"sontatlim ol claims imuliist
said 1 stnte isfl months, from tho 13th dny of
Dec, A J) , mm, uml tiio lime limited forp.iy
uient of diMas.is One Year from s..il.l l.illi day
of Dec , iimi
Witness my Intiid iimltlm f.p.il of Bald Coun
ty Court, this I3lh day of De. lftrt,
Ihkai.1 I, A. Itmnv,
fp.Dec. 10-1 V County .llttl e.
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HHNMlMMHHMGpj 1. W. Herman, Prop.
Best Equipped, Most Upto Date Exclusive
Meat Market in Western Nebraska
Shop open from 6:30 a. in. to 7 p. m.; Saturday and pay days,
open till 9 p. m.; not open on Sunday during winter
Prompt Attention to Phone Orders
We purchase good dressed beef and pork in the carcass. Call
at our shop before selling
Try Our Ten Dollar
20 lbs. GRANULATED SUGAR $1.00
i sack CREAM PATENT FLOUR ". 1.75
i lb. RED CROSS TEA 60
2 cans IDEAL BAKING POWDER 60
i jar HEINZ APPLE BUTTER 5O
4 lbs. RED CROSS COFFEE 1.00
10 cakes MAPLE SUGAR 50
3 lbs. NEW NUTS , 65
5 cans SUGAR CORN 5O
2 cans HEINZ PRESERVES '. . . . .50
2 bottles RED CROSS- CATSUP 25
4 cans RED CROSS PEAS 5O
3 lbs. TAFFY MIXED CANDY 50
2 cans RED CROSS MILK 25
5 cans SNYDER'S BAKED BEANS 50
10 bars POLO SOAP 25 '
1 jar RED CROSS MUSTARD .15
Every Ten Dollar Purchase entitles the buyer to a
handsome China Fruit Plate
Palace Livery Barn
H. P. COURSEY. Prop.
(Successor to C. C. Smith)
Good turnouts. Courteous treatment to all.
Give us a trial; we will treat you right.
C, B. & 0. Watch Inspector
Miss Rose C. Herman
Cashier and Bookkeeper
Jos. Skala. - Meat Cutter
Jake H. Herman - Stock Buyer
Louis Skala Sausagemakers
John Herman J and Butchers
Win, C Herman Delivery Boy
Day Cunningham - Delivery Boy
Residence Phone, 375
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