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About The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 13, 1910)
Normal Board Decides 'to Give
Hew School to Gliadron.
SIX TOWNS COMPETE FOR SITE
After Fourteen Ballots Chadron Re.
celves Five Votes and Decision Is
Then Made Unanimous ponnteo
Eighty Acres of Land and Academy
Building to State Location Said to
Be an Ideal One.
Llncolu, Neb., Jan. 10. Gliadron
gets the new normal school. Tho nor
mnl board In executive session at the
Lincoln hotol selected tho Dawea coun
ty town on tho fifteenth ballot.
On different ballots each town re
ceived threo votes, which "was, tho
highest number that town received.
Tho votes wero all cast under tho
Australian ballot syBtom and each
town competing for tho school on va
rious ballots received Borne votes. On
tho fourteenth ballot Chadron received
live votes and' then tho location was
Chadron agreed to donato to the
state eighty acres of land adjoining
the town end which runs bacJc Into tho
buttes, and according to Troasurcr
Drjan Is an Ideal location for tho
school. In the center of tho tract
Is tho Chadron academy, an Institution
conducted by tho Congregational
church. This building will bo donnted
to tho state, though tho board said
this was no Inducement to tho selec
tion of Chadron for tho school. Chad
ron Is on tho Northwestern railroad
and Is In tho extreme northwestern
county of tho stato. The stato appro
priated $35,000 for the school. The
faculty will not bo chosen until later,
probably not until tho biUIdlng is
The towns which compotod' for
tho school wero Chadron, Alliance,
Crawford, Itushvlllo, Gordon and Alns-
The normal board visited nil of the
towns nsklng for tho school. At Its
various meetings tho board took no
action regarding Principal Crnbtreo.
JILTED MAN WANTS $6,000
August Schmidt Sues Tllden Glr for
Breach of Promise
Madison, Neb., Jan. 10. August
Schmidt has filed suit In the district
court of Madison county against Miss
Anna Whjtwer of Tllden for breach of
promiso to marry and asks the court
Tor a Judgment against his afflancea'
in tho sum of $6,000. Mr. Schmidt
eays, so states tho petition, thnt on'or
about Dec. 1, 1900, Miss Whltwer
promised to marry him and tho date
wsb tentatively fixed for Jan. 1, 1010,
or within a reasonnblo tlmo there
after. Mr. Schmidt further Btates In
Ms petition that on Jan. 4 ho called
at tho homo of Miss "Whjtwer in Til
den nnd offered to marry her and sho
refused to do so and still refuses.
Vr Schmidt Bays that Miss Whit
over's refusal to marry him haB In
jured his social standing and by rea
son of the shock ho hns suffered' great
mortification and mental anguish, be
sides being deprived of tho comforts
and enjoyment of Miss Whltwcr's so
ciety, all of which, ho alleges In hjs
-petition, hns caused him to suffer
damages in tho sum of $0,000.
SUES COUNTY FAIR
Nuckolls County Man Suffers Serious
Injury From Wild Horse.
NelBon, Nob., Jnn. 10. A suit for
damngcB ngainBt the Nuckolls Coun
ty Agricultural society for 2,C0O was
filed in the district court by Ebonezer
H. Footo of Superior, Nob. Whllo at
tending tho county fair held by that
association last fall, he claims to
liave Ueon Injured by a wild horse
springing upon him with its feet,
knocking him unconscious, cutting a
deep wound on his leg and otherwise
permanently injuring him. This .wjld
horse was a part of a wild" west Bhow
and while the attempt was being mado
to ride it at a public exhibition, It
broke through the fenco with Its rider,
madly dashing through a dense crowd.
It wan at this time, Jt is claimed, the
alleged Injury was sustained.
May Woman Hold County Office?
Valentine, Neb., Jan. 10. E. It.
Qulble, county treasurer of Cherry
county, has refused to turn, over the
office to Miss Gertrude Jordan, -who
was elected treasurer at last fall'B
election, on the grounds that Miss Jor
dan Is not eligible to hold n county
offlco. Th9 case will be carried' to
tho supreme court of the United
States at once, this being tho first
test whether a woman jb eligible un
der the constitution of the state of
Nebraska to hold county office.
Laborer Fatally Burned.
Seward, Neb., Jan. 10. Krhalm
Ekukcele, a Greek laborer employed
an a member of a construction gang,
was probably fatally burned hero. Ho
lighted the fire in the stove in tho
founk car wjth kerosene. The can e
ploded, scattering burning oil over
hjs clothing and tho car. His compan
ions rolled him In t,ho snow and extin
guished the flames.' The car was de
stroyed. Polk County Man Takes Own Life.
Osceola, Neb., Jan. 10. John Hult
gren, living seven miles northwest of
Osceola, committed suicide by shoot
ing his head off with a Bhotgun, No
runM rn be' assigned for his tak-In-
MULLIN 18 CAUTIONED
Judge Admonishes Juror to Speak
With Care In Future.
Grand Island, Nob., Jan. 8.-Tho
closing incident of the Stout trial oc
curred when Juror Ed Mullln, who
was withdrawn from tne box In tho
middle of tho trial on itio affidavit of
W. F. Thompson, wns cited to appear
nnd show cause why ho should not be
punished for contempt. Mullln np
penred, represented by counsel, and It
wns shown from the court tocord that
he had an opinion, qualifying this, on
further cxamlnnMau, by the dcclnrn
Hon that ho could and He would lay
that opinion aside. It was 2ion tht
ho had not apparently attempted to
concenl anything. The juror himself
did not reeall the oxnet conversation
sworn to by Thompson, in which he Is
alleged to have said hu would like to
got on tho Jury as ho would take
plensuro In Bonding Stout to li , but
declared that ho had no prejudice
against Stout upon entering the box.
It wns shown that the juror was n
man of excellent repute nnd tho court
after n sovero admonishment dis
charged hjm, tho Juror to pay only tho
AUDITOR RULES ON AGENTS
State Official Desires to Pass on In
Lincoln, Nob., Jnn. 8. Hereafter In
surance agents will have to make ap
plication to tho stato auditor for
licenses to do business. Thjs Is n
change from tho old way of doing
business when the Insurance compa
nies simply sent in tho names of tho
agonts and the licenses wero granted
on their application.
Tho agents will bo compelled to an
swer certain questions, among them
being one telling of tho amount of In
surance he has written during the last
year nnd also whether he .intends to
devote his time exclusively to the in
mirnnco business. Tho auditor Is try
ing to prevent persons taking out
licenses simply in order to write their
SEVEN PARDONS FOR YEAR
Governor Shallenberger Makes Low
Record in This Line.
Lincoln, Neb., Jnn. 8. During tho
yenr ho has been In offlco Governor
Shnllenbcrger hns Issued pardons or
commutations to seven convIctB in tho
state penitentiary. This 1b tho small
est number of convlctB thnt has been
let out In one yenr by any executive
of tho state within ten years at least.
Tho governor hns adopted tho pol
icy of insisting upon the county attor
ney nnd district Judge who tried tho
convict Indorsing the application for
pardon or commutation, and also that
there shall bo some new condition
arising which would Justify executive
WOULD RESTRAIN RAILWAYS
Injunction Asked to Prevent Roads
8elllng Liquor In Nebraska.
Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 7. Attorney
General Thompson filed in the su
preme court application for an Injunc
tion to restrain tho UurUngton and
Union Pnclfic railroads from serving
liquor In dining cars on through trains.
The last legislature passed a law
prohibiting this, but evidence of vio
lation Is so hard to secure thnt the
attorney general adopted this peculiar
method of securing an eniorcement of
tho net. The wine lists need on din
ing cars are submitted in evidence.
Pork Sausage Causes Death.
Fairbury, Nob., Jan. 10. Mrs. B. P.
Kroeger Is dead and nine members of
the families of B. P. Kroeger and C.
Dnke, farmers near here, are 111 from
trjchlna poisoning. More than n week
ago the two families ate a quantity ol
raw pork sausage. The Illness was
supposed -to be tho grippe. Mrs. Kroe
ger died and two others, It Is snld, can
not recover. Physiclnns say the 111.
nesa Is due to trichina.
Omaha May Drop Corn Show.
Omaha, Jan, 10.i Omaha may not
have another National Corn exposj
tlon. The Inst exposition did not pny
.out because of unfavorable weather
conditions, which greatly impaired
the gate receipts. At a meeting of
tho executlye committee It was de
cided to call In stock subscriptions
sufficient to pay all debts and then
leave It to the people to decide whnt
was best for the future.
Kills Self on Twenty-fr3t Birthday.
Beaver City, Neb., Jan. G. Edward
Brouhard, connected with the bank
of Beaver City, of which his father js
president, committed suicide by shoot
ing himself with a rifle. He was twenty-one
years old and celebrated the
event with a birthday party. A phys
ical defect, from which he had suf
fered all his llfo, is the only known
cause for tho act.
Murder Suspect Is Bound Over.
AInsworth, Neb., Jan. C George
Wilson, charged with tho murder or
Jacob Davis, a prominent resident of
this city, Dec. 27, was neld to the dis
trict court without ball and ,ls now in
the county Jail. Helen Lends, who Is
believed to be an important witness
for the state, was given Into the cus
tody of the sheriff,
High Record for Hogs.
Omaha. Jan. 6. The prlco of hogs
at tho South Omaha markot reached
another high record when $8.574 per
cwt. was paid for one shipment of
sovonty-one hogs, averaging 280 lbs.
each, from Richfield, Neu.
Georgia Representative Dies,
Dawson, Ga., Jan. 6. Representative
Jamos M. Griggs of the Stioud Geor
gia district died sndrionly at his
home hero of apoptexy,
Publishes Plea of Gannon and
Groce as Proof of Guilt.
REPLIES TO PRESIDENT MADR1Z
Deposed Nlcaraguan Dictator Exhib
its Telegrams From the Two Amer.
leans, In Which Tney Confessed
Guilt and Threw Themselves on His
Mercy Both Alleged to Have Made
Promise of Support for Clemency.
Mexjco City, Jan. 10. As Justifica
tion of his refusal to pardon Cannon
and Groce, and In support of a denial
which he mado of Irregularity in the
manner of tholr condemnations nnd
executions, Jose Santos Zclnya exhib
ited for tho first time telegrams which
he claimed to have received from the
American victims of Nicaragua's mar
Zelaya gavo his denial in reply to
charges mado by President Mndriz of
Nicaragua that tho executions of
Groce and' Cannon wero Illegal and
thnt tho United States government
was Justified in its resentment over
Text of Cannon Plea.
Tho telegrams wero as follows:
"El Castillo, Nov. 1!, 1909. Com
mander in Chief J. Santos Zelaya,
Campo do Marte: The confessions
mnde by me in my trial are sufficient
prcA's of my voluntary guilt, there
fore I do not attempt to maintain be
fore you tho innocence which does not
exist, and I limit myself to nsklng
thnt your recognized magnanimity be
extended to me, saving my life nnd
imprjsoning me Instead for the num
ber of years you may designate, prom
ising you on my word of honor never
again to mix in the political affairs of
tho country, and, furthermore, to
serve the government over which you
preside In all that may bo necessary
for the peace of the republic which
General Juan J. Estrada, with my
humble collaboration, given In an un
fortunate moment of excitement nnd
madness, haB disturbed. My salva
tion, nfter being condemned by the
law nnd conscience to die, can only be
tho work of big hearts like yours, to
which I appeal, and In which I put my
trust, for the love of my good mother,
who will be made happy by your noble
nctlon. LE ROY CANNON."
Groce Makes Two Appeals.
"Scnor General Don J. Santos Ze
laya, Campo do Marte: As you have
always been magnanimous towards
all, I pray you In the name of God to
grant me clemency now that I am in
distress. I will remain your grateful
servant for life. For God's sake have
pity on me. Your servant nnd brother
Mason, L W. GROCE."
"El Castillo, Nov. 14, 1909 Senor
General Don J. Santos Zelaya, Campo
de Marto: I rejterate my plea, Mr.
President. I nm guilty, as I have con
fessed, but I promise yon, General,
never again to mix In the political af
fairs of this country, which I love ns
my own becnuso my adored wife Is a
Nlcaraguan. She and my four chil
dren will be happy through your mng
nnnimlty. Your servant, fraternally,
"LEONARDO W, GROCE."
WOMAN IN BALLOON TRIP
Aeronautic Party Ascends From Pasa
Pasadena, Cal., Jan. 10. The bal
loon New York ascended from this
city, having as Its passengers Its own
er, Clifford B. Harmon or New York,
Miss Jean French nnd Mrs. Alvln
French of Pnsadena, George Harris
of Los Angeles and George BeiiBsler,
an expert aeronaut. There was little
wind nt the start, and the great gas
bag shot almost straight upward to
a height of 1,000 fet, moving north
ward toward the mountnlns.
MURDERER OF PETROSINI
New York Police Think They Have
New York, Jan. 10. A clue to the
Identity of the man who murdered
Lieutenant Harry PetrosinI In Pal
ermo, Sicily, last year, Is In the hands
of the central office here, and a police
officer said the department has hopes
of making nn arrest soon. The man
wanted ts said to be working in the
mines nt Carbondale, Pa. He followed
1'etrosinl to Sicily.
DIES FROM FOOTBALL INJURY
Lewlston Boy Develops Baffling Dis
ease From Broken Collarbone.
Lcwjston, Me., Jan. 10. A disease,
the result of an injury received while
plnylng football nearly a year ago,
which has puzzled physicians for
some tlmo, caused the death of Fred
erick A. Randall, sixteen years old.
During a football game he Injured the
collarbone. Following an operation,
tuberculosis of the bono developed.
Steamer Helpless at sea.
Halifax, N. S., Jan. 10.Tho Nor
wegian steamer Hlruudo Is tossing
holplessly In tho north Atlantic with
n broken shaft, according to a wire
loss message received hero from Cape
Race. Tho steamer registers 1,343
tons. It left St. Johns, N. P., on Jnn
1 for Halifax to load for Cuba. Steam-
ors are bolnj despatched to the aid of
the disabled vessel.
Explosion Kills Eight.
Tho Dalian, Ore., Jam 10. Tho acci
dental explosion of some dynamite on
tfap 1,'ne of t'- Oreo- Trunk railway
1 ra"-. -y V-iit "1 l t - tmd'ia-
'J-. 1 rve-M Ctt"'- .
RULERS GIVEN AWAY AT
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unless you are a Practical Plumber. If '
there is any trouble in the bath room or
Send for Us
and we will fix it promptly and at reason
able charge. We do good work and guar
House phone, 356. Shop phone, 744
J. P. HAZARD
Surveyor and Engineer
Parties out of town should write, as I
am out much of the time
Charges will not exceed $5.00 and ex
penses per day.
Best Equipped, Most Upto Date Exclusive
Meat Market in Western Nebraska
. ui juMwwnwi
Shop open from 6:30 a. m. 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.
at our shop before selling
Good Things to Eat
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oea un tne corner
EVERYTHING FRESH AND CLEAN
On SATURDA Y,
we will receive by express a fine line of
The Old Reliable
Hardware, Harness and Implement Firm
In order to make room for new goods will make special
Buggies, Spring and Farm Wagons
Agent for the well known Deering Hay Tools and Harvesters and J. ,1.
Case Threshing Machines.
In HARNESS My motto: "How Good; Not, How Cheap."
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Give us a
west of P. (J.
Palace Livery Barn
H. P. COURSEY. Prop.
(Successor to C. C. Sintth)
trial; we will treat you right.
C, B. & Q. Watch Inspector
I. W. Herman, Prop.
Miss Rose C Herman
Cashier and Bookkeeper
Jos. Skala, - Meat Cutter
Jake H. Herman Stock Buyer
Louis Skala ) Sausagemakers
John Herman ) and Butchers
Wm. C Herman Delivery Boy
Day Cunningham Delivery Boy
Residence Phone, 375
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