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ALLIANCE, BOX BUTTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA! THURSDAY, JAN, 13, 1910
1909 GONE ra 909
How did you close your book?
Resolve for the New Year. Limit
your spending and save the balance.
That is a better way to get a financial
start than to limit your- saving and
spend the balance.
With capital reserve funds
you are ready for business opportun
ities which will surely come to you.
Remember, it is not your sav
ing alone that will make you inde
pendent. Your money must be in
a safe place and must work for you.
The First National Bank
are all of the highest quality we
can get and are all examined crit
icalty after we receive them in
stock here before a single one is placed
on sale we do everything in our power
to be on the safe side; A good thing
for you to remember.
GEO. T. HAND, M. D.
EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT
Eyes Tested and Glasses Fitted.
Glaze Marble Works
Chas. Glaze, Prop.
A FULL LINE OF MONUMENTS AND
Note the following: By buying of us you
have no extra freight to pay. We buy
our stock in car load lots and do the cut
ting in our yards at Hemingford.
You can examine your work before
We guarantee satisfaction
We always give
you the Most of
the Best for the
J. A. Berry, Mgr.
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Cooked Under theDirection of
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Where You Get What You Order"
I BUSINESS LOCALS. i
20 per cent, off on all head scarfs at
Loucks' New Store.
Money to loan on real estate. F. E.
Reddish. - 3tf-
25 per cent, off on silk and wool
shawls while they last at Loucks' New
Store. wnww 6'x
20 per cent, off on all hand embroid
ered waist patterds at Louck's New
Store. .ww, -it
For Sale or Rent
Five-room house in Duncan addition.
Inquire of W. E. Spencer.
Big PTice for Cream
The Alliance Creamery is paying 32
cents for cream. 3i-tf
For estimates on cement walks, ce
ment blocks and alt kinds of concrete
work, see J. J. Vance, West Lawn,
Alliance, Nebr. ' 39-tf
Coal aFBediiced Price
I am selling Coal from the car, at a
saving of $1. 00 to $1. 50 to customers.
Orders will be filled in the order re
ceived. W. F. Knight, 518 W. Da
kota. Phone 506 Blue. 2tf
All water rent must he paid by Jan.
i8th, inst., or water will be turned off.
4-3t I. H. Carlson, Water Com.
Man with wife and one child want
work on ranch e. Can take charge-
W. E. Blodoett, 519 Laramie .Ave.
Phone 120. 6-it
Lot 3, block 8, 612 Toluca Ave.
East front. All fenced. Cement
sidewalk and curbing. Inquire at
Herald office or phone 55G, 4-tf
Feed for Stock
Having plenty of range and straw, -we
have decided to take in Mack, Horses
preferred. Knapf & Nabb,
Phone No., 2 short on L, t-3t
Normal School Fiasco
Within the last week the people of
western Nebraska have learned, if they
did not previously know, that in a con
test between logic and politics, logic
will get worsted if the decision of the
contest is left to the politicians. In
the decision of the State Board of Ed
ucation to locate the western Nebraska
normal school at Chadron is found
another strong argument in favor of
permitting the people to vote directly
upon questions affecting their interests,
We sincerely believo that if the ques
tion of location could have been sub
mitted to the electors of the entire
state, unbiased by partisan prejudice,
and with a correct representation of
tins part of the state placed before
them, as between. Alliance and Chad
ron, the decision would have been prac
tically unanimous in favor of Alliance.
There were some reasons, or wo will
say, there was one reason favorable to
Crawford, namely, its railroad facil
ities; but there was absolutely no good
reason so far as we have been able to
learn for locating at Chadron. Wc
will say frankly that, in the early part
of the campaign for the location of the
school, that Crawford was the onlv
town we feared; but later we learned
that the campaign to defeat Alliance
was in the hands of the politicians and
that they were combining on Chadron,
In last week's Herald we referred to a
boast that at least one Chadron poli
tician made, and that was that they
had a "trump card to play at the right
time" and were sure of getting the
school, etc- And notwithstanding all
this, our opinion of the State Board of
Education, as a whole, was such that
we did not believe a majority of its
members would accede to the cut and
dried plans of political hacks.
We are not sore merely because Al
liance was not designated. If this
were a matter of no interest except to
the towus contending for the location,
we would not say much about it: but
the people of these towns are only ,a
small part of the whole number inter
ested. The object of locating a state
normal school in western Nebraska
ought to be to give normal training fa
cilities to (he largest number possible
of Nebraska people; but in locating
such a state school at Chadron, we feel
that western Nebraska has been out
raged. But the end is not yet. "There's
many aslip,'twixt the cup and the lip."
We shall see what we shall see. Wait
for the next act.
Returns to Blackfoot
Frank Potmesil has returned to
Blackfoot, Idaho, after a few weeks'
visit with relatives and other friends in
Box Butte county. Frank expressed
himself as well pleased with the Snake
river country in Idaho, but does not
wish to let go entirely of western Ne
braska. While here he traded with
Lloyd Thomas for the residence prop
erty on West Wyoming avenue, be
tween Laramie and Cheyenne avenues,
now occupied by H. P. Coursey. It
would not surprise us to see him occu
pying this himself some day in the not
greatly distant future, but that's guess
ing. The Herald will keep Frank posted
as to Alliance and Box Butte county
A Dancing Party
The Ladies' Guild will give a dancing
party at Phelan's opeVa house Wednesday
Jan. 19, '10. A cordial invitation is ex
tended to all. Joy's orchestra will furnish
the music. Tickets, Si. 00.
A pretty wedding occurred (an. 8, 1910,
at high noon, at the home of Earl V,
Hewitt, a brother of the groom, at 315
Yellowstone avenue, the contracting par
lies being Mr. Chas. N. Hewitt of Met
calf, 111., and Miss Winifred Cadwalader
of Marsland, Rev. A. L. Godfrey tying the
nuptial knot. The groom is in the employ
of the C. Ii, & Q. railroad and we under
stand the young couple will make their
home in our city.
On next Monday the Alliance fire hoys,
ten in number, leave for the annual con
vention of the Nebraska State Volunteer
Fire (Departments, which is to be held
this year at Fremont, Jnn. 18-20.
The delegates of 1908, who wore W. O.
Barnes, W. S. Ridgell, C. F. Brunoll and
J. W. Guthrie, and of 1909 , F. D. Mc
Cormlck, Geo. Snyder and J. R. Daskins,
are already members of the state associa
tion by virtue of their having been dele
gates. Their number is reinforced this
year by the election of M. O. New, Louis
Luft and Elbert Laing.
The boys go loaded with badges, etc.,
expecting to make a pull for the conven
tion to be held next year at the metropolis
of western Nebraska,
, Two of the best known young people of
Alliance were united in the happy bonds
of wedlock at the home of the bride's sis
ter, Mrs. J. W. Crane, at Creston, Iowa,
when Rev. C. S. Stryker, at 9:30 a.m., on
Monday, January 10, 1910, declared Mr.
Harry F. Thicle and Miss Gertrude
Hawkins to be husband and wife.
Mr. and Mrs. Thicle are on a wedding
tour in the east. They are expected in
Alliance next week, and will bo given a
most cordial welcome by their host of
friends. The Herald extends sincerest
congratulations and best wishes.
Ladies' Aid Meeting
The Ladies' Aid of the M. E. church
met with Mrs. Davenport Wednesday af
ternoon. About thirty-five ladies called
during the afternoon and enjoyed hugely
the hospitality of the Davenport home.
This department of the church is in a
flourishing condition and expects this
year to be a banner one. The ladies of
the church and congregation who do not
belong are invited to join our membership.
An important news item which we fail
ed to get last week was the weddiug of Mr.
Geo. U. Post and Miss Florence Younkln,
which took place on Wednesday, Jan. 5th,
Judge L. A. Berry officiating. The first
information which we had of the happy
event was an order for printing announce
ments, and worded as follows; "Mr. and
Mrs. C. E. Younkin announce the mar
riage of their daughter Florence to Mr.
Geo. 13. Post. tnnnnrv c. mm. At hnmn
a Hotel Alliance after Jan. 12th." The
Herald extends congratulations and best
!. 0. 0. F. Installation at Hemingford.
A company of Alliance Oddfellows.
headed by Dr. H. H. Bellwood, District
Deputy Grand Master, went to Heming
ford on 43 yesterday to attend and partici
pate in the installation of officers of the
Hemingford lodge I. O. O. F. The other
members of the company were S. A.
Franklin, Gregory Zurn, J, B. Denton.
F, W. Buchman, Chas. Brinkman, M. E,
Grebe, T. M. Lawler, Joe Sexton, E. I.
Gregg, E. D. Henry. T. M. Watkins, Ed
Martin, H. G. Castle, H. W. Beach and
A. S. Mote. They returned on 36 this
Taken to the Pen
Sheriff Cox left on 44 Tuesday for
Lincoln, having in custody Charles
Craig and Oscar H. Herring, self-con
fessed forgerers, whom he was taking
to the penitentiary. Herring was
charged with raising the amount of a
C B. & O, time check, and Craig with
raising a check on F. H. Nason. At
a special term of court, held in Alliance
by Judge Westover last Saturday, both
plead guilty and were given a year
each to work for the state.
At 9 o'clock last Monday morning, in
Holy Rosary church, Alliance, Father
McNamara united in the holy bonds of
matrimony Mr. Emil Zach of Humphrey,
Nebraska, and Miss Anna Ilassentab,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs, John Ilassen
tab of Alliance. Mr. and Mrs. Zach have
left for Humphrey, near which town he
has a fine farm on which they will make
The Herald congratulates them on their
life union, and wishes them much pros
perity and happiness.
Gone to California
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Norton left today
for an extended visit in California, going
via JDenver, They returned yesterday
from Lincoln, where they were called last
Sunday by the sad news of the death of
Mr. Dan Butler, Mrs. Norton's brother.
It is their intention to stop awhile M
Phoenix, Ariz , on their way to the sunset
state. Without doubt they will find the
mild climate of Ariiona and southern
California quite an agreeable change from
the cold weather which we have been hav
ing in Nebraska this winter.
Crushed to Death
As tho big locomotive No. 2806 wbb
backing down from tho west, end of the
yards to couple onto train No. 43 yes
terday, a Greek laborer was caught
and crushed to death under the wheels
of the tender. "Only a Greok," some
one was heard to remark; but ho was a
human being, However much we may
be opposed to the importation of cheap
labor from Europo or other parts of
the world; however much wo may bo
opposed to placing tho American bal
lot into the hands of the ignorant from
other lands, who arc unqualified to
properly exercise the rights of citizen
ship in this country, our hearts ought
to throb with sympathy for tho un
fortunate. Although untutored and
uncultured, his interests wero as dear
to him as arc thoso of the millionaire
in his palace to him; his God-given
life was as sacred as tho lifo of a king
on his throne. In tho humble home,
perhaps a hovel, in tho far off laud
where remain tho wife and two child
ren, sorrow will be felt as keenly upon
receiving the sad news as is ever felt in
(ho homes of tho great men of the
The editor of this paper believes
that an educational qualification ought
to be mado a condition of suffrage so
that the ignorant who are unqualified
to properly exercise the rights of cit
izenship in this country, whether
Greeks or of other nationality, might
not stand on a political equality with
intelligent American citizens; we be
lieve, furthermore, that the immigra
tion of cheap laborers ought to be re
stricted more than it is at present; and
yet we say, God pity the man who can
look with equanimity upon the suffer
ing of the unfortunate and say: "It
doesn't matter; he's only a Greek,"
Since writing the above we learn that
the namo of the unfortunate man is
Nicholas Lingus- A priest bf tho
Greek Catholic church at Denver was
wired to yesterday, and will conduct
the funeral today in St- Matthew's
Episcopal church, the use of which has
been kindly tendered fdr that purpose.
Society Events in Alliance
Would not be up to-date if any lady
should wish to entertain her most inti
mate, but ever critical, friends unless
she has fine linens. Every lady wants
them now day.s Loucks sells them.
H. A. LOUCKS.
Location Old Libby Store.
Booze Will be Tagged
After January 1st, there can be no
more shipments of liquors by express
or freight without a label on the out
side of the package .stating exactly
what the package contains, and it must
be addressed to the person who bought
it. Congress at the last ECBsldn codi
fied, revised and amended the penal
laws of the United States, and January
ist was fixed as the date for the new
code to go into effect.
A penalty of five thousand dollars
and forfeiture of the liquor is imposed
for violation of this provision of the
code. The effect of this law will be to
pructically break up every blind tiger
in dry territory. There will be no way
to escape the law. In addition to the
penalty against the shipper, there is
also a heavy penalty against any rail
road or other agent delivering such
goods when not properly marked
There will be no way the keeper of a
blind tiger can procure the liquor he
sells, except from moonshiuc distiller
ies. The arrival of liquor at the station
in large quantities consigned to one
person will bo a dead give away, and
it will be very easy to spot every blind
tiger now runniug in dry territory.
Our Continued Story
By a miscalculation, which some
times occurs in a print shop, we are
unable this week to give the regular
installment of our continued story.
"One Way of Love." It will appear
next week and thereafter until finished.
I ANNOUNCEMENTS. f
MKTIIODtST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Morning subject, "Tho Post-Pcntc
costal church:" evening, "immortality
from tho standpoint of economy."
Special music morning and evening-
ALLIANCE CIRCUIT, M. E CHURCH.
Wo are oxpecting to begin special
revival services at Fairviow church
Monday evening, Jan. 24. It is hoped
that there will be a good attendance at
Preaching next Sunday at Valley at
first PRnsnvTERiAN church
Morning subject, "Tithing." Usual
evening service. All will be cordially
8T. Matthew's episcopal church
Tho services in St. Matthew's church
on Sunday next wilt bo at tha usual
Holy Communion, 8 a.m.
Matins with sermon, 11 a.m.
Evensong, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday-school, 10 n.m-
The subject for tho morning sermon
will bo "Experience. " H. Harris, Ph.
UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Following are the subjects of scr
mons to be preached by Rev, R. E
Lackey during tho remainder of the
scries of meetings now being held at
the U. P, church: Thursday night,
Jan. 13, "The Door in tho, Ark;" Fri
day night, "A Brand from tho Fire;"
Saturday afternoon, "Think;" Sabbath
morning, "Satisfaction for Souls;"
evening, "Harden not Your Heart."
There will bo preaching Saturday af
tcrnoon, but not at night.
During the absence oi Pastor Huston
the Baptist pulpit will bo supplied by
Ewald O. Otto. Morning subject, "A
Vision of the Christ;" evening, "The
Detective of Crime or Wrong."
The semi-monthly meeting held at
the home of Mrs. Dr. Bowman Tuesday
afternoon was very well attended, there
being about twenty-five present.
The dozen year books, which were
ordered at the state convention and
which had just arrived, were quickly
disposed of and it will probably be ne
cessary to order a dozen and a half
Mrs. W. S. Acheson, who has so
ably conducted the contest department,
was forced to tender her resignation
because of ill health. The vacancy
thus caused was filled by the appoint
ment of Mrs. Zehrung, It is expected
that medal contests will be held in the
After the disposal of necessary busi
ness, the remainder of the afternoon
was given to the discussion of the sub
ject of "Franchise" under the leader
ship of Mrs. C. N. Roup.
Followiug are subjects of some of
the papers read, each of which elicited
"Twelve reasons why women want
the ballot," by Mrs. Roup.
"Why women should be given the
ballot," by Mrs. Tash.
"Why women do not want to vote,"
by Mrs. Campbell.
A plain talk, by Mrs. Bignell.
"The new spirit," by Mrs- Carr.
"How women's voting will tend to
purify the ballot," by Mrs. Coruu.
The meeting was attended by the six
members of the high school debating
society who have places on the program
for Thursday evening's contest, men
tioned elsewhere in this paper. These
young debaters were present for the
purpose of taking notes and getting in
formation on the subject under dis
cussion. It s an acknowledged fact that the
W. C. T. U- has been one of the most
potent factors in the educatiou of the
people on the question of temperance
und there is still a great work to do.
There are many open doors, let us not
fail to enter them.
Cashier Mark Spanogle of the
Bridgeport bank was an Alliance visi
tor ou Monday.
L. L. Stoner came over from An
gora Tuesday night and spent Wed
nesday attending to business 'matters.
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